Elias vs Apollo Crews (w/ Titus O’ Neill)
Elias was out strumming his guitar. Elias got a mixed reaction veering more towards boos. It’s funny how much more over Elias is on the main-roster than he was on NXT. Apollo’s music interrupted Elias’ song as he came out with Titus O’ Neill.
The match was even as it started before Apollo took control as he athletically avoided Elias’ offense and hit a dropkick. Elias hit back by taking Apollo’s legs out from under him as he was on the turnbuckle, sending Apollo crashing out to ringside.
When we came back from commercial, Elias was in control, taking Crews down with a shoulder before locking in a head lock. Elias followed it up with a mule kick before locking in a Camel Clutch. Apollo hit ack with a boot to the head before hitting the standing moonsault. He took further control with an enzeguiri that sent Elias rolling out of the ring.
After Elias got back into the ring, Apollo charged at him and Elias hit the Drift Away out of nowhere for the 3-count.
Elias def. Apollo Crews (via pinfall)
The Miz (C) vs Jason Jordan (for the WWE Intercontinental Championship)
The Miz started off strong before Jordan showed incredible strength to hit Miz with a vertical suplex. Mix hit a cheap shot to take back control before rolling Jordan out and slamming him against the barricade. He trolled Jordan back in and covered him for a 2-count.
Miz hit Jordan with a snap DDT as chants of “Let’s go Jason” rang out around the arena. Miz dumped Jordan outside the ring once again but Jordan slammed Miz into the barricade as soon as he came outside.
Back inside the ring, Miz hit a knee off the Irish Whip before following it up with the “Yes” kicks. Jordan countered the last kick with a Fisherman suplex before driving Miz into the corner. Chants of “you suck” broke out as Jordan rolled Miz up for a 2-count. Jordan then hit the double German suplex.
The action spilled out to ringside and Jordan suplexed Bo into Axel. Jordan then locked the Crossface inside the ring. Miz managed to reach the ropes and Jordan looked to hit a spear but Miz sidestepped him, sending him crashing into the corner. Jordan then caught the oncoming Miz in the air and hit a suplex.
With Bo distracting the referee, Jordan rolled Miz up. Axel hit him with a cheap shot with the referee’s back still turned, before Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale for the win.
The Miz def. Jason Jordan (via pinfall)
Finn Balor vs Bray Wyatt
The man vs man match was next. However, Wyatt showed what kind of man he was as he attacked Balor from behind after he entered the ring, He then slammed Balor against the announcer’s table before posing in the ring. Finn looked like he wouldn’t be able to compete as officials carried him away but Bray goaded Finn. Finn ran back into the ring and dumped Wyatt out of the ring before hitting a diver over the top ropes. He then hit a running dropkick that sent Wyatt crashing into the barricade.
When the action went back inside the ring, Wyatt took back control despite Finn’s best efforts. Bray dumped Finn outside the ring and looked to join him outside. But, Finn trapped Bray in the ring skirt and lay down a royal beating before hitting a PK.
With Bray back in the middle of the ring, Finn headed to the top rope. Bray got up and posed as Finn stood stunned on the top turnbuckle. Bray avoided him as he leaped off but Finn hit a Slingblade. Bray hit back with an Uranage and a Senton for the nearfall.
Finn then reversed a Sister Abigail and hit a double stomp for the nearfall. Finn followed it up with a dropkick in the corner before heading to the top rope again. Bray stopped him in his track after joining him of the top rope but Finn knocked him off and hit a Coup de Grace to the back of the neck. Bray still kicked out for a nearfall.
Finn then looked to hit a 1916 but Bray maneuvered out of it and hit a massive clothesline. He then suplexed Finn across the ring before heading to the top rope. As Bray rested Finn hit him with an Enzeguiri before hitting a running dropkick. He followed it up with a second before heading to the top rope and hitting a Coup de Grace for the win.
Finn Balor def. bray Wyatt (via pinfall)
Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose (C) vs Sheamus and Cesaro
Cesaro took Rollins out as soon as the match started before Sheamus followed up. Sheamus then took to Ambrose before tagging Cesaro in. Cesaro sent Ambrose face-first into the barricade before swinging him into the steep steps.
Cesaro tagged Sheamus in as the former champions traded tags. Cesaro was the legal man again as Ambrose was asked by the official on whether he was in a state to continue. As Ambrose got to his feet, Cesaro hit him with a running knee strike to the head.
Sheamus tagged himself in and planted Ambrose for a 2 count. Ambrose sent Cesaro face first into the corner and tagged Rollins in. Rollins hit Cesaro with a big boot and a blockbuster from the top rope before hitting Sheamus with a suicide dive. Rollins then hit Cesaro with a superkick and busted him open in the mouth. Sheamus tagged himself in and continued the assault as Cesaro seemed to have lost a tooth.
Sheamus then hit a triple backbreaker. The Bar double teamed Rollins for a near fall.
Rollins then sidestepped a spear by Sheamus and looked to tag Ambrose in as Cesaro tagged back in. Rollins dumped Cesaro out and made the tag before Ambrose cleared house.
Ambrose headed to the top rope once again but a distraction from Cesaro slowed him down. The Bar then looked to double-team Ambrose but Rollins looked to come in for the save. Sheamus hit Rollins with a Brogue Kick as Cesaro locked in a Sharpshooter on Ambrose, He transitioned it into Crossface but Ambrose reached the ropes.
Sheamus them hit the Outsider’s Edge but Rollins broke up the count. Ambrose and Cesaro traded blows before Rollins and Ambrose went for a repeat of SummerSlam. Sheamus hit the White Noise this time and Cesaro Powerbombed Rollins off the top rope and onto Ambrose. Ambrose still kicked out somehow.
Sheamus then hir Cesaro with a Brogue Kick by mistake after which Rollins hit King’s Landing to the jaw and Ambrose followed it up with a Dirty Deeds for the win.
Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose def. Sheamus and Cesaro (via pinfall)
Alexa Bliss (C) vs Bayley vs Sasha Banks vs Emma vs Nia Jax (for the RAW Women’s Championship)
Emma went after Alexa as the match began and Bayley and Sasha went after Nia. Nia overpowered them and mowed Alexa down before she was triple teamed and sent out of the ring too. Bayley and Sasha then drove Emma out of the ring before facing off themselves.
Bayley then reversed a vertical suplex into a guillotine hold before Emma and Alexa helped dump Nia out of the ring. Emma hit Sasha with a Butterfly Suplex before Alexa tried to steal the pin. Alexa followed it up with a slap across Alexa’s face.
Bayley and Emma hit Nia Jax with a powerbomb off the apron with a little help from Alexa Bliss and Sasha Banks. Nia looked done for as the 4 remaining women faced off. Emma tried to roll Alexa up but Bliss sent Emma crashing into the mat.
The 4 women went back and forth, trying to get the decisive pin. Alexa slapped Banks across the face before Sasha hit the backstabber and locked in a Banks Statement. Bayley hit Alexa with the Bayley to Belly but Sasha broke up the cover. We then saw Nia Jax get back up. She cleared house before crashing shoulder-first into the ring post after Alexa sidestepped her. Alexa then hit Bayley with the DDT for the win.
Alexa Bliss wins (via pinfall)
John Cena vs Roman Reigns
This was truly a WrestleMania quality match. The fans heavily favored John Cena as the two stared at each other across the ring. Chants of “you both suck” started as the match began. Cena then feigned walking to the back as fans cheered. Reigns followed him out and brought him back to ringside.
Back inside the ring, Roman took the fight to Cena as chants of “Roman sucks” started. He drove Cena out of the ring before Cena sent Roman crashing into the steel stairs. Roman got up and sent Cena crashing into the other set of steel stairs. Roman followed it up with a Drive By.
Roman looked in complete control at this point as he kept knocking Cena down. ‘Boring’ chants started as Cena got out of a headlock. Cena planted Reigns onto the mad before Cena took him down again. Cena then hit the 5 Knuckle Shuffle.
Fans booed as Roman looked to set up the Superman Punch. Cena dodged Roman’s offense and logged in an stf. They traded blows after which Cena hit Roman with an AA for a near fall. Reigns caught Cena with a Powerbomb for a near fall. He followed it up with a Superman Punch for another near fall.
Reigns then waited to set up the spear as Cena got to his feet. Cena sidestepped Reigns, who went crashing into the ring post.
Cena then went for a Super AA from the middle rope and hit it but Reigns somehow kicked out. Cena then headed to ringside and cleared up the German and Spanish announce tables. Reigns then broke out of an attempted AA on the tables to Spear Cena through one of them.
Both men crawled into the ring and Roman tried to pin Cena once again but for another near fall. Reigns looked to hit a Superman Punch but Cena picked Reigns up and hit 2 consecutive A’s. Reigns still kicked out.
Reigns turned the tables around and hit a spear, just one spear, to pin Roman Reigns.
Roman Reigns def. John Cena (via pinfall)
Neville (C) vs Enzo Amore (for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship)
The champ came out first, followed by Enzo who cut a promo from the ramp as usual. When the match started Enzo didn’t have a chance to catch a break as Neville was all over Enzo from the very beginning.
Enzo barely beat the 10-count and Neville locked in a headlock right after. Neville followed it up with a superkick for a near fall. Neville continued the assault but got overconfident and missed a Phoenix Splash. Enzo then headed to the top rope and hit a DDT from the top rope but Neville kicked out easily at 2. Enzo then looked to it a suicide dive but Neville caught him with a boot to the jaw and tossed him into the timekeeper’s area.
Enzo posed with the title and Neville chased him outside. Enzo got back into the ring and Enzo hit Neville with a low blow and pinned him with a jacknife cover.
Enzo Amore def. Neville (via pinfall)
Brock Lesnar (C) vs Braun Strowman (for the WWE universal Championship)
Strowman manhandled Brock as the match began, tossing him across the ring. Brock hit Braun with a suplex but Braun immediately got back up and hit a chokeslam. he followed it up with a running powerslam for a nearfall.
Strowman continued to manhandle Lesnar. Brock tried to go for an F5 but his back gave out and Strowman knocked him out of the ring. Braun headed out to ringside and smashed Lesnar into the ringpost. Strowman followed it up by planting Lesnar into opposite turnbuckles.
Strowman finally made a wrong move and crashed into the turnbuckles. Lesnar tried to get in the Kimura Lock and Strowman dropped o his knees before reaching the ropes. Lesnar followed it up 4 German Suplexes to the 380 pound Braun Strowman. Strowman broke out of an attempted F5 and hit two Running Powerslams but Brock still kicked out.
Lesnar then suddenly hit an F5 out of nowhere for the win.