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- WWE COO Triple H makes his way to the ring to start the show, Shawn Michaels joins him in the ring a few moments later. HHH says it took 25 years to climb the mountain and he should be standing on the summit of the mount with HBK, HHH says the avalanche that fell on them both makes them question the mountain. A video package airs showing what happened in the main event of WWE Super Show-Down, HHH says respect has lost its significance as of late. HHH talks about what respect means to himself and HBK, HBK says sometimes you respect those for who they used to be. HBK stays he has stayed retired out of respect for The Undertaker and there was no actual respect from ‘Taker, HHH says he and HBK are challenging The Undertaker & Kane for WWE Crown Jewel. HBK says Degeneration X is ready, HBK has a few words for The Undertaker and Kane if they aren’t ready and those words are “suck it.”
Bobby Lashley w/Lio Rush vs. Kevin Owens
The match begins with Lashley shoving Owens across the ring, Rush grabs the microphone and he mocks Owens as the match continues. Lashley follows up his attack while dropping a charging Owens with a shoulder block, Lashley keeps Owens cornered while landing a few strikes. Owens recovers and he sends a charging Lashley out of the ring, Owens follows Lashley out of the ring to attack him with a few strikes. Lashley recovers and he drops Owens on the arena floor, Lashley gets Owens in the ring and Owens quickly knocks him back out with a clothesline. Owens gets to the ring apron and he nails Lashley with a side kick to the face, Owens follows that up with a dive on Lashley. Lashley and Owens exchange blows on the arena floor, Owens recovers and sends a charging Lashley into the barricade as we go to a commercial break.
We return from the break to see Lashley holding Owens in a chin lock in the middle of the ring, Owens gets free and he goes after Rush. Lashley eventually saves Rush from a beating by sending Owens into the ring steps, Lashley gets Owens in the ring while landing more strikes. Lashley then nails a cornered Owens with a running clothesline followed by a corner spear, Owens fights back and Lashley nails him with a spine buster. Lashley then hits Owens with a delayed vertical suplex for a near fall, Owens gets out of a full nelson from Lashley to land a super kick followed by a stunner for a near fall. Owens goes to the top rope and Rush distracts him so Lashley can crotch him, Lashley then attacks the injured knee of Owens. Lashley then hits Owens with the Dominator for the three count.
Winner: Bobby Lashley w/Lio Rush
After the match, Bobby Lashley returns and he further attacks the injured knee of Kevin Owens.
- A video package airs highlighting the career of John Cena, who'll participate in the upcoming WWE World Cup.
- Dana Fuentes interviews Team BNB, Finn Balor and Bayley don’t think Team Mahalicia are going to be on the same page tonight. Lio Rush appears with Bobby Lashley to brag about what they did to Kevin Owens, they also mock Team BNB.
- Elias is in the ring and he says that when all the wrestling legends are speaking about the WWE, they are actually speaking about him. Elias performs a song that bashes John Cena and the city of Chicago, Ronda Rousey interrupts as we go to a commercial break.
Ronda Rousey & The Bella Twins (Nikki & Brie) vs. The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan)
The match begins with Morgan slapping Brie right in the face, Brie drops Morgan and misses the Yes Kick. Morgan and Brie have a wild brawl that spills to the arena floor, both teams eventually have to separate Morgan and Brie. Logan and Rousey get tagged in by their respective partners, Rousey takes a swinging Logan down with an arm drag as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Riott working over a downed Nikki, Nikki recovers and she hits Riott with a spine buster. Nikki follows up by nailing Riott with clotheslines and drop kicks, Nikki then hits Riott with a disaster kick for a near fall. Brie tags in and the Bella’s hit Riott with a double knee strike, Riott drags Brie out of the ring before landing an STO on the arena floor. Riott gets Brie back in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt, Morgan tags in and she kicks away at a cornered Brie.
Logan tags in and she applies a chin lock to a downed Brie, Logan releases the hold to nail Brie with a shoulder tackle. Logan then hits Brie with a hip toss followed by a knee strike for a near fall, Morgan tags in and she kicks Brie in the face for a near fall. Riott tags back in and she attacks a downed Brie with more strikes, Riott applies the chin lock to a downed Brie. The ref argues with Rousey as the Riott Squad triple teams Brie, Brie fights back and she nails Riott with a missile drop kick. Rousey tags in and she cleans house against the opposing team, Rousey then attacks Riott with a series of strikes. Rousey then hits Riott with a firemans slam followed by an arm bar for the tap out.
Winners: Ronda Rousey & The Bella Twins (Nikki & Brie)
After the match, the Bella Twins attacks Ronda Rousey, who fights back and takes out both twins. Rousey follows them out of the ring and Brie knocks her into the ring post, the twins double team Rousey until WWE officials separate them. The twins then throw Rousey into the ring steps, Nikki follows that up by throwing Rousey into the barricade. The twins get Rousey into the ring and stand over her.