Main Event: Wyatts stand against Usos and Sheamus
NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
WWE United States Champion Sheamus and WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos may not have a lot in common, but common hatred brings bonding. Tonight on WWE Main Event, Sheamus and The Usos team up against The Wyatt Family. Who will gain momentum heading into Money in the Bank? Plus, WWE Divas Champion Paige is in action! All that and more on this week's edition of WWE Main Event!
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Seth Rollins kicks us off. Rollins chides the crowd for interrupting him before they find out what he has to say. Rollins congratulates Roman Reigns for seducing Vickie Guerrero to get a battle royal shot that he won to earn a spot in the Money in the Bank ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Rollins says Reigns defied The Authority to get that shot and he will face the consequences on the next Raw. Rollins knows Reigns won't skate away because he is a volcano of anger. Rollins claims to be the only one who can manipulate that anger of Reigns.
Rollins moves on to Dean Ambrose. Rollins calls Ambrose crazy and claims that he was the leader of The Shield. Rollins showed three weeks ago why he was still in control and the video package recaps Rollins turning on The Shield. Rollins says he never gets tired of seeing that.
At Money in the Bank, the WWE World Heavyweight Championship will be up for grabs in a ladder match. However, Rollins has an announcement to make. Rollins announces that there will be a Money in the Bank contract ladder match as well and he will be the first entrant. Rollins believes him having the contract is what is best for business.
Dean Ambrose makes his way to the ring. Ambrose tells Rollins to worry about surviving the next ten minutes than the next ten days. The two brawl and Ambrose getting the better of Rollins until Kane makes his way out. Ambrose now being beat down by Rollins until he lands a back elbow and dropkicks Kane off the apron. Ambrose scurries away to avoid the numbers.
Lana reintroduces the audience to the Russian version of Mount Rushmore and praises Russian President Vladimir Putin before declaring that Rusev will dominate his opponent like Putin will dominate the world.
Match One: Rusev (w/Lana) vs. Santino Marella
Rusev blocks a kick and drops Santino Marella with a superkick. Rusev stomps the back and locks in The Accolade.
Winner by submission: Rusev
The Wyatt Family take over the show. Luke Harper says sometimes he sees things that aren't there and the only way to make them go away is to make them feel like he does. Harper tells WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos that they have what The Wyatts want and their clock is ticking. Bray Wyatt says WWE United States Champion Sheamus and The Usos will fall and all will rejoice at Money in the Bank.
Match Two: Paige vs. Naomi (w/Cameron)
Lockup sees Paige get a rollup for a nearfall. Naomi with a rollup of her own for a nearfall. Both women with leg sweep nearfalls before Paige applies the side headlock. Shoulder bump off the ropes from Paige. Leapfrogging and ducking leads to a Naomi monkey flip. Paige with a monkey flip of her own. Arm drags traded and dueling dropkicks reset the offense.
Paige sent into the corner and Naomi off the ropes for a bulldog, but she eats a clothesline that gets Paige a nearfall. Naomi dropped for another Paige nearfall before applying the abdominal stretch. Naomi attempting to turn out to no avail. Namoi steps out and gets a hip toss. Rollup from Naomi gets a nearfall.
Naomi rolls through and applies a surfboard stretch. Paige flips it and Naomi stacks Paige into a bridging nearfall. Both women run into each other and are put down. Naomi on the apron and Paige pulls her through the ropes to land knees. Head kick from Naomi lands on Paige and Naomi up top with a crossbody for a nearfall. Paige rolls through for a nearfall of her own.
Paige Turner attempt is turned out of by Naomi. Rear View attempt is stepped away from by Paige, but Naomi lands on an inverted DDT.
Winner by pinfall: Naomi
Post-match, Cameron celebrates in the ring and shoves WWE Divas Champion Paige. Paige proceeds to beat Cameron down and send her out. Naomi and Paige shake hands before Naomi leaves the ring.
Raw Rebound recaps the stretcher match between Kane and John Cena.
Renee Young with WWE United States Champion Sheamus and WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos backstage. Young asks how they feel prior to tonight's main event. Sheamus knew he would cross paths with The Wyatts and he is itching for a fight with Bray Wyatt tonight. Sheamus knows they can match the crazy of The Wyatts tonight. The Usos talk all the ways they can take out Luke Harper and Erick Rowan as the group hypes up for the main event.
Match Three: The Wyatt Family vs. Sheamus & The Usos
Bray Wyatt and Sheamus start off. Wyatt immediately tags out to Erick Rowan, who is sent to the floor by Sheamus. Rowan taken out outside as Luke Harper comes in and works Sheamus in the corner. Sheamus punching and clubbing back into it to get shoulder rams in the corner. Harper does some of the same before running into a back elbow in the corner. Both men landing and Sheamus with a shoulder ram from the apron to land a slingshot battering ram for a nearfall.
Harper striking Sheamus down and bringing Rowan back in. Rolling senton from Sheamus brings in Jimmy Uso. Punches and chops land for Jimmy until Rowan corners him. Jimmy fighting back and Jey Uso brought in. Running forearm lands on Rowan and Jey applies the rear chinlock. Snapmare gets Rowan out and a shoulder block follows.
Harper returns and lands a knee drop before chopping Jey into the corner and cutting him with the elbow. Jey in the corner and a back elbow gets him a rollup for a nearfall. Jimmy returns and gets a running crossbody and some uppercuts before bringing Jey back in. Jey misses a snapmare and he trades with Harper. Jimmy back in with a sledge to the back. Rowan back inside as we break.
We return with Bray Wyatt tagging in to land a clothesline to Jey Uso on the outside that earns a nearfall back inside. Wyatt landing strikes and getting corner work on Jey. Running splash in the corner lands for Wyatt and Harper brought back. Fist drop and an elbow drop from Harper get a pin attempt.
Jey Uso fighting back with uppercuts and rocks Rowan in the corner, but runs into a Harper sitout slam for a nearfall. Rowan brought back in and landing for a nearfall of his own. Pumphandle backbreaker lands for a Rowan nearfall. Splash misses for Rowan and Rowan into the corner on his shoulder.
Sheamus and Harper in. Knee lifts and clotheslines landing for Sheamus. Harper takes out the knee of Sheamus, only for him to get the tag and Jimmy Uso with a close nearfall off the crossbody from the top. Jimmy with a kick to the midsection and clubbing Harper down. Butt spalsh connects in the corner and Rowan barely breaks the nearfall.
Jimmy sends Rowan outside. Superkick to Harper lands and Wyatt tags himself in. Jey with a suicide dive and Jimmy trying for one of his own, only to run right into a Sister Abigail.
Winners by pinfall: The Wyatt Family
The show closes with The Wyatts walking up the ramp in victory.
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