We begin with a look back at Payback when The Shield defeated Evolution. We see what happened on Raw when Batista quit Evolution, but there were still three members at the end of the night because Seth Rollins joined Randy Orton and Triple H.
We are in Cincinnati, Ohio and your announcers are Michael ‘Pete Rose bet on Rollins to turn’ Cole and John ‘Ron Simmons would have never betrayed me like Seth Rollins did on Monday’ Layfield.
Triple H comes out to the ring and he is joined by Seth Rollins, who is still in his Shield attire.
Hunter waits for the crowd to get the “You Sold Out” Chants out of their systems. Hunter says that people think that he is out here to brag and rub it in everyone’s faces to say that he won. He is not that guy. Everyone knows that already.
Hunter says that he is here to help everyone get answers to the questions that they have of Seth Rollins. You want to know why. You have so many questions for Seth Rollins. The man responsible for the most dominant group in the history of the WWE, The Shield. Seth Rollins, the man responsible for the group that came in here and dominated everything that stood in its path. The Shield, that crushed giants, legends, and champions. You have questions for Seth Rollins, the man responsible for the Shield, the group that even defeated Evolution. You want to know why Seth walked away from that. You owe them an answer. Why did you do what you did on Monday night?
Seth says that since everybody wants an explanation. You want to know why he did what he did to his brothers on Monday night? Seth says that he will tell you. The only person who knows why he did what he did and the only person who needs to know why he did what he did is himself.
Dolph Ziggler’s music interrupts the conversation between Hunter and Seth.
Dolph makes his way to the stage and he says that he is sure that he is going to catch a beating for what he is going to say and hand to Hunter, he knows that he is going to be knocked further down the totem pole. Seth, he couldn’t just sit back there and listen to this. He was never a fan of the Shield, but he liked their vibe because they went against the authority. They beat the Shield. The Shield played a major part in Batista quitting. That was cause enough for him to celebrate. Bye Bye Bootista.
What you did was far worse than anything the Shield did. You turned your back on your brothers. That is something that he would never do. He calls Seth a traitor. You have done the worst thing that you could ever do. You sold out.
The crowd chants ‘You Sold Out’.
Hunter tells Dolph that is a fair point. He has done exactly that. It is something that Dolph will never do. Seth will sell out arenas, night after night after night. Hunter says that whether you know it or not, you are like Nostradamus. You will catch a beating for this. It will happen right now. You will get the opportunity to go one on one with Seth Rollins.
Match Number One: Seth Rollins (with Triple H) versus Dolph Ziggler
They lock up and Rollins backs Ziggler into the corner and Rollins with an elbow out of the break. Rollins punches Ziggler and head butts Ziggler before choking him in the ropes. Rollins punches Ziggler and kicks him in the corner. Ziggler with punches of his own but he runs into a knee.
Rollins with a knee drop. Rollins with a slam followed by a leaping knee drop for a near fall. Rollins grabs Ziggler by the hair and then lets go. Ziggler with a cross body and then he punches Rollins. Ziggler with a drop kick and then he clotheslines Rollins over the top rope to the floor. Rollins tries to get back into the ring but Ziggler kicks him away.
Hunter talks to Rollins on the floor. Seth returns to the ring and he kicks Ziggler and punches him. Rollins with kicks to Ziggler. Rollins with a snap mare and kick to the back for a near fall. Rollins with a rear chin lock. Ziggler punches Rollins in the midsection and then he applies a sleeper but Rolins with a backpack stunner to escape the hold. Rollins with a running drop kick that knocks Ziggler to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins with a chin lock but Ziggler with elbows. Rollins with a flatline into the turnbuckles while Hunter talks to John Layfield at the announce table. Rollins slaps Ziggler in the head and then he chokes him in the ropes. Rollins runs into an elbow from Ziggler. Ziggler with a kick to the head. Rollins with a back heel kick but Ziggler with a hesitation DDT and both men are down.
Rollins punches Ziggler but Ziggler punches back. They go back and forth and then Rollins throws in a chop. Ziggler with a flying clothesline and then he leaps into the corner and punches Rollins. Ziggler with a neck breaker and then he hits an elbow drop and gets a near fall. Rollins rolls to the floor. Ziggler goes to the floor and he hits a running drop kick.
Ziggler sends Rollins back into the ring and Ziggler tries for a Fameasser but Rollins catches him. Ziggler tries for a sunset flip but Rollins rolls through. Ziggler hits the Fameasser for a near fall. Rollins goes to the apron and Rollins with an enzuigiri and both men are down. Rollins goes up top and Ziggler leaps up and he sends Rollins face first into the mat. Rollins is able to kick out at two.
Ziggler goes for a Zig Zag but Rollins pushes him away. Ziggler tries again and Rollins with another enzuigiri. Rollins punches Ziggler in the head and then he knees him in the back. Rollins with a buckle bomb followed by Black Out for the three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins
Renee Young is in the interview area with Wade Barrett. She asks Wade about his title defense against Cesaro and Rob Van Dam. Barrett wants to know why he has to defend his title against two men. How is that fair? He beat RVD at Payback. His tag team partner deserts him. Then Cesaro interferes in his match on Main Event.
Barrett calls RVD a flower child. He says that Cesaro has fleas because he sleeps with a dog like Paul Heyman. He has some bad news because there will only be one winner and it will be BNB.
Randy Orton greets Seth and Hunter in the back and he welcomes him to the dark side. Seth says that he never left.
Big Show stops them and he says that Dolph Ziggler was right. Seth is a piece of trash. He sold his soul and he sold out his brothers. He tells Seth to try what he did to Dolph to him tonight.
Hunter asks Show if he wants a shot. Tonight, Big Show will get in the ring, but not against Seth Rollins, it will be against Randy Orton.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso versus Curtis Axel and Ryback in a Non Title Match
Jey and Ryback start things off and they lock up but Ryback pushes Jey. Jey with an uppercut and then Ryback sends Jey over the top rope to the floor. Axel tags in and he hits a clothesline off the apron. Axel gets a near fall and then he tags Ryback in. They send Jey into the turnbuckles. Axel tags back in and they hit a double suplex and Axel gets a near fall.
Axel with an elbow drop and he walks across Jey’s chest. Axel tags in Ryback and Axel with an elbow from the turnbuckles followed by a belly flop from Ryback for a near fall. Ryback with a reverse chin lock and he sends Jey to the mat and reapplies the reverse chin lock. Ryback with forearms across the chest. Jey with punches.
Ryback with a spinebuster and he gets a near fall and Jimmy breaks up the cover. Ryback sends Jey into the turnbuckles and he tags Axel back in. Axel goes for the the running forearm but Jey with an elbow. Jey side steps Ryback and sends him to the apron. Jey super kicks Ryback off the apron but Axel with a running knee and then he drop kicks Jimmy off the apron.
Axel goes up top and Jey with a super kick as Axel goes for a cross body. Jimmy tags in and hits the Superfly Splash for the three count.
Winners: Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso
Lana makes her way onto the stage as she does her Iron Curtain Runway Walk into the Ravishing Russian Rear End Pose.
She says throughout the years, Russia and its citizens have been recognized for their monumental place in the world. They have won Nobel Peace Prizes. She tells everyone to stop their USA chants. We have been awarded for their Olympic Dominance. We have birthed artistic genius. Just like the downfall of America, the continued recognition of Russia and its people are a symbol of excellence that reigns supreme.
Match Number Three: Rusev (with Lana) versus Xavier Woods (with Carl Weather’s wardrobe from Rocky IV)
Rusev pushes Woods into the corner and Rusev with a forearm. Rusev with a jumping thrust kick and then he stomps on Woods’ back and applies the Accolade. Woods taps out.
After the match, Lana comes into the ring to get Rusev to release the hold and she gives him his medal.
Pyro goes off and a giant Russian flag comes down from the rafters.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Paul Heyman introduces himself. He says that not only did he have the best seat in the house when his client Brock Lesnar ended the Undertaker’s streak at Wrestlemania, but he has the honor and privilege of introducing the biggest superstar on the show tonight. The Swiss Superman, the King of Swing, and the only person here who is worthy to be a Paul Heyman Guy . . . Cesaro.
Paul Heyman joins John and Michael at the announce table for the next match.
Match Number Four: Wade Barrett versus Cesaro (with Paul Heyman) versus Rob Van Dam for the Intercontinental Title
Van Dam and Barrett go after Cesaro and they punch and kick him in the corner before Cesaro goes to the floor. Van Dam with a rollup for a near fall. Van Dam with kicks and then Cesaro attacks Barrett from behind and he tries to send Van Dam into the turnbuckles but Van Dam stops him and Rob kicks Cesaro in the head. Barrett with a head butt to Cesaro. Van Dam with an Irish whip to Barrett and then to Cesaro. Van Dam with a monkey flip to Cesaro and then he hits a running heel kick on Barrett. Van Dam with Rolling Thunder to both men and Van Dam gets near falls on Cesaro and Barrett.
Van Dam with an Irish whip to Barrett and then Cesaro sends Van Dam to the floor. Cesaro kicks Barrett in the corner. Cesaro with an Irish whip to Barrett and Barrett with a back heel kick. Barrett sends Cesaro onto the top turnbuckle and Barrett with forearms to the back. Van Dam with a thrust kick and then Van Dam kicks Cesaro to the floor. Van Dam with a split legged moonsault and Cesaro pulls Van Dam off Barrett and to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Barrett with a reverse chin lock on Van Dam. Cesaro is on the floor and we see why. Barrett Irish whipped Cesaro into the ring steps during the commercial.
Van Dam with a forearm to Cesaro to keep him outside the ring. Van Dam ducks and Barrett goes to the floor. Van Dam goes for a suicide dive, but Cesaro with a European uppercut to stop him. Barrett with knees to Cesaro and Cesaro Irish whips Barrett into the ringside barrier. Cesaro puts Barrett on the ringside barrier and Van Dam with a moonsault onto Cesaro and then Van Dam with the corkscrew guillotine leg drop to Barrett and all three men are down on the floor.
Van Dam with a slingshot leg drop to Barrett for a near fall. Cesaro with a dead lift side salto to Van Dam. Van Dam with a rollup but when Cesaro kicks out Barrett with a Blackpool Slam for a near fall. Cesaro with a head butt to Barrett followed by a running European uppercut to Barrett. Cesaro runs into an elbow from Van Dam. Van Dam with a springboard thrust kick to Barrett. Cesaro with a German suplex and bridge to Van Dam for a near fall.
Van Dam and Barrett are on the apron and then Van Dam goes to the floor. Cesaro sends Barrett’s head into the turnbuckles and then he connects with elbows to Barrett. Cesaro sets for the Gorilla Superplex but Barrett drops Cesaro on the top rope. Van Dam with a Five Star Frog Splash but Barrett with the Bullhammer to Van Dam for the three count.
Winner: Wade Barrett
Bray Wyatt appears on the TitanTron. He says that John Cena locked him in a box. As he peered into the darkness, his memories began to haunt him. He felt the cold hand of the reaper pulling him down. He was afraid. Then he began to remember her face and how she warned him about this evil place. They are going to circle you until they see the red in the water.
The sharks will help you realize that death is real. In death, you will find your rest. In your rebirth, you will grow much stronger. You will learn to accept these great, new responsibilities. You will become their leader and your voice will sooth their ears. Your hand will lead their armies. For you are the way into the city of woe. You are the way to go among the lost. You will stand.
There is nothing left to fear. Brothers and sisters, he is reborn. He tells everyone to join him.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a video recap of NXT Takeover.
Match Number Five: Natalya versus Alicia Fox
They lock up and Natalya with a side head lock take down. Alicia with a head scissors and Natalya escapes. They lock up again and Natalya with a wrist lock. Alicia tries for a head scissors but Natalya pushes Alicia over. Natalya with a drop kick and butterfly suplex. Alicia rolls to the floor and she throws a tantrum on the floor.
Alicia gets on the apron and she makes some unintelligible noise. Alicia returns to the ring and she screams at Natalya. Alicia wants a moment and then she apologizes to Natalya. She offers her hand and Natalya takes it and slams it into the mat. Natalya slaps Alicia and Natalya dares her to do it again. Natalya slaps her a second time. Natalya with a rollup for a near fall. Natalya goes for an O’Connor Roll but Alicia holds on to the ropes. Natalya with a handspring and Alicia sends Natalya into the bottom rope.
Alicia chokes Natalya in the ropes and then she apologizes. Alicia with a Northern Lights suplex for a near fall. Alicia misses a flip leg drop and Natalya tries for the Sharpshooter and Alicia kicks Natalya. Natalya with a lateral press to counter the tilt-a-whirl back breaker and Natalya gets the three count.
After the match, Alicia throws a fit in the ring. She leaves the ring and she does her version of the Jack Swagger walk in front of the announce table. Alicia stands next to Lillian Garcia and she freaks her out. Alicia rings the bell and she leaves.
We take a look at Brie Bella quitting at Payback. We then see what happened with the WWE World Title on Raw.
We go to commercial.
Before our next match, Bo Dallas has something to say. Bo says that whether it is in this ring or in life, you have to be better than excuses. Then you will be victorious. All you have to do is BOLIEVE.
Match Number Six: Santino Marella (with Emma) versus Bo Dallas
They shake hands before locking up and then Bo with a fireman’s carry and he goes around the ring, proclaiming that he is winning. They shake hands again and Santino with an arm drag or two and Santino goes to the floor and he does the trombone and high fives some people in the front row.
Santino offers his hand again and Bo shakes it but Bo with a short arm clothesline. Bo with a second short arm clothesline. Santino with a rollup for a near fall. Bo with a clothesline and then he pushes Santino into the corner. Bo with an elbow and chop. Bo with a clothesline to the back of the head followed by the BoDog for the three count.
Winner: Bo Dallas
After the match, Bo does his victory lap and he returns to the ring to continue his celebration.
Bo says that he is 5 and 0. He tells Emma not to think that Santino is a loser because he did his best. If you do your best in life, you won’t be a loser. You just have to BOLIEVE.
Renee Young is in the interview area with Big Show. She asks Show about his match against Randy Orton. Show says that Triple H, Randy Orton, and Seth Rollins are a bunch of bullies. Bullies are most comfortable in packs. Show says that he was once smaller and he was made fun of. He was not from a family that had a lot of money. One of the bullies kicked a kickball into his face when he was tying his shoes. They made fun of him. Then he found that bully alone and he balled up his fist, and you can figure out what happened next.
When he gets Randy Orton into the ring, he is going to ball up his fist and let it fly and we will see what happens to that Viper when it gets KOed by a giant.
We go to commercial.
We are back and The Shield will be on Raw.
Byron Saxton is with Randy Orton. Byron asks Randy about having to deal with Big Show. Orton says that he wouldn’t be enthusiastic about facing Show, but he stuck his nose where it didn’t belong. The craziest things can happen when you least expect it. Just ask Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose.
Match Number Seven: Big Show versus Randy Orton (with Triple H)
Orton with punches but Show puts Orton in the corner and Show with punches and a chop. Orton goes to the floor and then he returns to the ring. Orton with kicks but Show backs Orton into the corner. Show sets for the Shhhh chop but Orton with a thumb to the eye. Orton with a running clothesline into the corner that has no effect on Show. Show gets his foot up when Orton charges into the corner again but Orton drops down to hyperextend the knee.
Show with an elbow and Orton goes to the floor. Orton talks to Hunter before going back into the ring. Show with a head butt to Orton and Orton goes down. Orton goes to the floor and Show follows. Orton kicks Show as Show tries to get back into the ring but Show pulls Orton to the floor and Show chops Orton.
Show picks up Orton but Show gets distracted by Hunter and Orton sends Show head first into the ring post. Orton kicks Show in the head to keep him on the mat. Orton with a third kick and he gets a near fall. Orton with a reverse chin lock. Show with a bear hug but Orton returns to a sleeper. Show with a side slam to get out of the hold. Both men are down and the referee starts his count.
Show with clotheslines to Orton followed by an Irish whip and a running butt splash into the corner. Orton stops the running shoulder tackle with a drop kick. Orton stomps on Show while Show is on the apron. Orton kicks Show and then he kicks Show in the head as Show hangs on the top rope. Orton sets for a super IEDDT and he hits it.
Orton turns around and he pounds the mat to set up for the RKO but Show pushes Orton away and Show with a spear to Orton. Show sets for the knockout punch but Hunter gets on the apron. Show grabs Hunter and Orton but Seth Rollins with a springboard knee to the head and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Big Show (by disqualification)
After the match, Orton with an RKO to Show. Hunter gets a chair and he brings it into the ring. Orton holds up Show for Rollins to hit Black Out on the chair. Rollins with a second Black Out to Show on the steel chair.
We go to credits.