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- Raw GM Kurt Angle makes his way to the ring for the major announcements, Angle reminds everybody that Ronda Rousey and Raw Women’s Champion Nia Jax will have their contract signing tonight. Raw Commissioner Stephanie McMahon interrupts and makes her way to the ring, McMahon says everything with her, Angle, Triple H and Rousey is water under the bridge. McMahon says she will preside over the Rousey/Jax contract signing tonight instead of Angle, McMahon says Angle has been giving Roman Reigns too much latitude and that brings Reigns out. Reigns demands that McMahon tell him what she has to say to his face, Reigns then threatens to take out Stephanie’s favorite competitors backstage.
Reigns claims that McMahon wants him nowhere near the WWE Universal Title or the Money In The Bank Contract, Kevin Owens interrupts and he thanks Owens for taking out Mahal, which allowed him to qualify for winning the Money In The Bank Match. Owens says McMahon is right to say that she doesn’t play favorites, Owens puts a hand on McMahon shoulder and McMahon doesn’t like that. McMahon says that Reigns will face Owens right now.
Roman Reigns vs. Kevin Owens
The match is joined in progress and we see Reigns backing Owens into the corner before letting him go free, Owens would then apply a headlock to Reigns. Reigns gets free and he knocks Owens out of the ring with a shoulder tackle, Owens gets back in the ring and Reigns attacks him with a plethora of strikes. Owens fights back and Reigns catches him with some more strikes, Reigns mounts Owens in the corner to land more punches. Reigns traps Owens in the other corner before landing a headbutt, Owens catches Reigns with a boot to the face before going to the top rope. Reigns punches Owens off the top rope and that knocks him to the arena floor, Reigns goes out of the ring and he drops Owens with a right. Reigns gets Owens back in the ring and Owens gets right back out, Reigns follows him out there before missing the Drive By and eating a super kick as we go to a commercial break.
We return from the break to see Reigns punching Owens as he was climbing the top rope, Reigns goes to the top rope and Owens knocks him off. Owens gets down and Reigns drops him with a series of clotheslines, Reigns traps Owens in the corner while landing clothesline smashes. Owens avoids a boot from Reigns to hit him with a DDT for a near fall, Reigns recovers and he catches a charging Owens with a Samoan Drop for a near fall. Reigns goes for a superman punch and Owens counters with a roll up followed by a super kick, Owens looks for a cannonball and Reigns lands a superman punch instead for a near fall. Reigns sets up for the spear and Owens rolls out of the ring, Reigns goes out of the ring and he hits Owens with a spear. Jinder Mahal appears to attack Reigns from behind.
Winner: Roman Reigns, by DQ
After the match, Jinder Mahal continues attacking Roman Reigns before getting him back in the ring, Mahal continues attacking Reigns and Owens jumps in on the attack as well. Seth Rollins hits the ring and he takes out both attackers.
The Shield (Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins) vs. Kevin Owens & Jinder Mahal w/Sunil Singh
The match is joined in progress and we see Mahal attacking Rollins with a plethora of strikes, Rollins fights back by catching Mahal with chops before getting dropped with a shoulder block. Rollins recovers and he knocks Mahal out of the ring with a drop kick, Rollins then hits Mahal with a dive before getting him back in the ring. Reigns tags in and he double teams Mahal alongside Rollins, Reigns corners Mahal and catches him with some more strikes. Mahal recovers and drops Reigns with a high elbow strike, Owens tags in and he stomps away on a downed Reigns. Mahal tags back in and he also stomps away on the downed Reigns, Mahal also catches Reigns with some knee drops. Mahal slows things down further by holding Reigns in a chin lock, Owens tags in and he catches a cornered Reigns with more strikes.
Owens also tries slowing things down by holding Reigns in a chin lock, Reigns gets free and he eventually drops Owens with a clothesline. Mahal interferes and Reigns quickly sends him out of the ring, Mahal then grabs Rollins and knocks him to the arena floor so Reigns can’t tag him. Owens then hits Reigns with a cannonball for a near fall as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Owens tag into attack Reigns with a bunch of strikes. Reigns fights back and Owens drops him before landing cross face strikes. Owens reapplies the chin lock to a downed Reigns, Reigns gets free and he drops Owens with a boot to the face. Mahal and Rollins get tagged in by their respective partners, Rollins quickly cleans house against the opposing team.
Rollins quickly knocks Mahal out of the ring and Owens prevents him from doing a dive, Rollins recovers to take out both opponents with suicide dives. Rollins gets Mahal back in the ring before catching him with a blockbuster for a near fall, Singh interferes and that allows Mahal to hit Rollins with a gut buster for a near fall. Mahal looks for his finisher and Rollins catches him with an enzaguri, Owens tags in and Rollins sends him into the corner. Owens recovers to hit Rollins with a gut buster and Vader Bomb for a near fall, Reigns hits the ring to take out Mahal before Owens nails him with a super kick. Rollins hits Owens with a super kick and a curb stomp for a three count.
Winners: The Shield (Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins)
After the match, Jinder Mahal attacks Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns with a steel chair.
- Highlights of Bobby Lashley’s interview with Renee Young from two weeks ago airs.