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- Undisputed WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns (c) vs. Drew McIntyre.
- WWE Intercontinental Championship: Gunther (c) (w/ Ludwig Kaiser. vs. Sheamus (w/ Ridge Holland & Butch).
- WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship: Liv Morgan (c) vs. Shayna Baszler.
- Seth Rollins vs. Matt Riddle.
- Rey Mysterio & Edge (w/ Dominik Mysterio) vs. Judgement Day (Finn Balor & Damian Priest) (w/ Rhea Ripley).
- Damage Control (Bayley, Dakota Kai, & Iyo Sky) vs. Alexa Bliss, Asuka, & Bianca Belair.
- Kickoff Match: Austin Theory & Alpha Academy (Chad Gable & Otis) vs. Madcap Moss & Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins).
- UFC Welterweight champion Leon Edwards was seen talking strategy with SmackDown Women's Champion Liv Morgan ahead of her title defense against Shayna Baszler later in the show.
- Corey Graves, Byron Saxton & Michael Cole were the broadcast team for the Kickoff match.
Austin Theory & Alpha Academy (Chad Gable & Otis) vs. Madcap Moss & Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins).
Dawkins got Gable in a headlock before hitting him with a shoulder tackle. gable & Dawkins evaded each other's offense before exchanging arm drags, but Dawkins got Gable with a jab. Ford tagged in and hit a dropkick on Gable before taunting the crowd. Ford went for a leapfrog, but Gable caught him with an ankle lock. Theory hit a chop block on Ford before he and Gable tossed Ford onto the ring post, sending him to the outside. Back in the ring, Theory punched Ford in the face before laying his knee on the back of Ford's neck in the middle rope. Otis tagged in and hit a body slam and a running splash on Ford. Gable got Ford in a version of arm drag before he attacked Dawkins. Ford hit a double DDT on Theory & Gable before tagging in Moss. Moss hit a shoulder tackle, a lariat, a pounce on Theory, and a shoulder tackle on Gable. Theory hit a rolling elbow on Moss, but Dawkins caught him with a back elbow, an enziguri, and a twisting double under-hook neck breaker for a near fall. Dawkins punched Theory, but Gable hit Dawkins with a chaos theory on Dawkins for a near fall. Theory hit a shotgun dropkick on Dawkins, but Ford caught him with a shoulder tackle, but Otis caught Ford with a shoulder tackle. Moss hit a shoulder tackle and a fall-away slam on Otis to a thunderous ovation from the crowd, but Gable tossed him out of the ring. Dawkins got Gable on his shoulder outside the ring before Ford turned a Tope Con Giro to the outside into a Blockbuster on Gable onto everyone outside. Back in the ring, Ford hit a Frog Splash on Gable for the pinfall win.
Winners: Madcap Moss & Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins).
- After a video package narrating & hyping up WWE's first show Pay-Per-View show in Wales & first PPV show in the United Kingdom in 30 years years, Michael Cole, Corey Graves & Byron Saxton welcomed the audience to the broadcast before quickly transitioning into the opening match.
Damage Control (Bayley, Dakota Kai, & Iyo Sky) vs. Alexa Bliss, Asuka, & Bianca Belair.
The team of Bayley, Dakota Kai & Iyo Sky were officially introduced as Damage Control. Bayley and Bianca as the crowd chanted for Bayley. The six got in the ring and exchanged strikes before Biance hit a shoulder tackle on Bayley and hit a hip toss and a dropkick. Bianca went for a cartwheel moonsault but Sky and Kai stopped her. Bliss punched Kai in the mouth. Belair, Asuka & Bliss hit a triple suplex before Bianca hit a cartwheel moonsault on all members of Damage Control for a near fall. Sky & Bliss tagged in before Bliss slapped Sky in the face. Bliss stomped Sky's face repeatedly into the mat before hitting a drop toe-hold and a double knee/ moonsault knee combination on Sky for a near fall. Bayley tagged in and laid in the strikes on Bliss. Kai laid in kicks on Bliss in the corner before laying her boot on Bliss' neck. Asuka tagged in and hit a bulldog on Bayley off Bliss' forearm strike. Bayley slammed Asuka into the mat. Asuka hit a shotgun dropkick on Bayley but Sky hit a spring rope shotgun dropkick on Asuka. Asuka and Sky exchanged strikes before Sky got a roll-up on Asuka for a near fall. Sky hit a back kick on Asuka's face before tagging in Kai. Kai slammed Asuka into the mat for a near fall. Kai got Asuka in a disarmer arm bar on Asuka before tagging in Bayley. Sky tagged and hit an elevated double stomp on Asuka in the corner for a near fall. Bayley tagged in and pulled Asuka from her arm. Bliss hit a cannonball on Bayley to the outside, but Kai caught her with a shotgun dropkick onto the barricade. Back in the ring, Kai hit a suplex on Bliss for a near fall. Kai laid her boot on Bliss in the corner before tagging in Sky. Sky got Bliss in a wrist lock before she and Bliss exchanged forearm strikes. Sky tossed Bliss into the middle turnbuckle before hitting her with a flapjack for a near fall. Kai stomped down Bliss before Sky got Bliss in a hammerlock, but Bliss broke the hold with a chin breaker. Bliss hit a Code Red on Sky, but Kai caught her with a running boot on Bliss for a near fall. Bliss hit a back elbow on Kai before hitting a hurricanrana on Kai. Kai hit a shotgun dropkick on Belair to the outside. Asuka hit a dropkick on Sky, a shoulder tackle on Bayley, a hit attack on Sky, a knee strike, and connected a series of back fists & midsection kicks before hitting a kick to the head on Sky for a near fall. Bayley hit a Belly-to-belly on Bliss before Bayley and Sky hit a sunset bomb/ low lariat combo on Asuka for a near fall. Asuka hit a dropkick on Bayley before tagging in Belair. Belair hit a lariat, a dropkick, and corner spears, evaded Bayley's offense & connected a spinebuster/ standing moonsault on Bayley for a near fall. Belair went for a top rope move on Bayley before Belair sent Kai onto Sky. Bayley got Belair from her braid. Asuka and Bliss climbed off Belair's back before hitting a superplex on Bayley. Sky hit a spring rope moonsault on Bliss & Asuka to the outside. Belair hit a gorilla press fall-away slam. Kai went for a scorpion kick, but Belair caught her and reversed it into a powerbomb. Belair went for a frog splash, but Kai evaded and hit a scorpion kick on Belair. Bayley pulled Belair's braid before Kai hit a running boot on Belair in the corner. Bayley hit a Rose Plant before Sky hit the moonsault on Belair. Bayley got the pin on Belair for the win.
Winners: Damage Control (Bayley, Dakota Kai, & Iyo Sky).
- Tyson was at ringside after there was a video showing him talking to Drew McIntyre backstage ahead of his match against WWE Undisputed Champion Roman Reigns later in the night.
- Samantha Irvin announced Bret Hart & the family of Davey Boy Smith after their match at the 1992 SummerSlam.
WWE Intercontinental Championship: Gunther (c) (w/ Ludwig Kaiser) vs. Sheamus (w/ Ridge Holland & Butch).
Giovanni Vinci joined Ludwig Kaiser to introduce IMPERIUM before introducing the Intercontinental Champion Gunther. Butch, Holland, Kaiser & Vinci brawled across the ringside area before Butch hit a moonsault on everyone. The match began with Gunther hitting a chop on Sheamus, but the two then exchanged strikes before Gunther hit an uppercut. The two continued to exchange strikes before Gunther hit three chops on Sheamus followed by a big boot. Gunther went for a suplex, but Sheamus hit a suplex of his own. Gunther placed Gunther on the apron and attempted the 10 beats of the bell, but Gunther dropped off the apron. Outside of the ring, Sheamus tossed Gunther into the stairs. Back in the ring, Sheamus was on the apron, but Gunther caught him with a forearm strike. Gunther placed Sheamus in the corner and hit two vicious chops on Sheamus. Sheamus climbed to the top rope, but Gunther hit a nasty chop on Sheamus to send him outside of the ring. Outside of the ring, Guntherhit a body slam on Sheamus onto the stairs outside of the ring. Sheamus beat the countdown at nine, but Gunther greeted him back in the ring with a strike to the back. Gunther & Sheamus exchanged strikes & chops before Gunther dropped Sheamus to the mat and hit another vicious chop. Gunther hit two more shops, but Sheamus responded with open pal strikes. Gunther hit a chop and a kick to the face of Sheamus. Gunther laid in the vicious chops and struck on Sheamus before hitting a vicious big boot on Sheamus. Gunther locked in a Boston Crab on Sheamus before quickly transitioning into a bulldog choke, but Sheamus broke the hold by getting Gunther's fist into a knuckle lock. Gunther broke the hold and hit a vicious chop on Sheamus' neck. Sheamus and Gunther exchanged strikes, but Gunther connected a wrist lock chop on Sheamus. Gunther hit a second wrist lock chop on Sheamus, but Sheamus stared daggers at Gunther. Sheamus intercepted a chop from Gunther before laying in strikes on Gunther, but Gunther tossed him to the outside and hit a body slam on Sheamus to the ringside floor. Gunther tossed Sheamus over the broadcast table, but Sheamus bounced Gunther's face into the table. Sheamus hit 5 beats of the bell on Gunther in the broadcast table. Back in the ring, Sheamus hit a lariat on Sheamus before hitting the 10 Beats of the Bell on Gunther before Gunther retreated to the outside of the ring. Sheamus hit 10 more beats of the bell on Gunther on the barricade. Back in the ring, Sheamus climbed to the top rope and hit a top-rope knee drop on Gunther. Sheamus went for a Fireman's carry, but Gunther hit a forearm strike on Sheamus' back. Gunther & Sheamus exchanged strikes before Gunther hit a German Suplex and a chop on Sheamus, but Sheamus caught him with a Brogue Knee to the face. Gunther got Sheamus in a Sleeper Hold, with Sheamus getting on one knee. Gunther went for a powerbomb but Sheamus turned it into a White Noise for a near fall. Sheamus went for a Brogue Kick, but Gunther evaded and hit a Shotgun dropkick on Sheamus before hitting a powerbomb for a near fall. Gunther climbed to the top rope, but Sheamus hit a chop on Gunther and connected a Razor's Edge on Gunther for a near fall. Sheamus went for a Brogue kick, but his back gave out and Gunther connected a powerbomb on Sheamus before connecting a vicious, disgusting, and absolutely devastating lariat on Sheamus for the pinfall win & retain the Intercontinental Championship. Sheamus got a standing ovation from the crowd after the match.
Winner & Still Intercontinental Champion: Gunther.
WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship: Liv Morgan (c) vs. Shayna Baszler.
Baszler and Morgan began the match staring daggers at each other before locking up, with Morgan getting a roll-up on Baszler for a kickout. Baszler got the Kirafuna Clutch on Morgan, but Morgan reversed it with a victory roll for a near fall before Morgan got Baszler in the Kirafuna Clutch. Baszler got Morgan in an armbar before Morgan got Baszler in a small package for a near fall. Morgan hit a Hurricanrana & a shotgun dropkick on Baszler. Morgan hit an elevated knee on Baszler. Morgan went for a walk-rope move, but Baszler tripped Morgan into the top rope, sending Morgan out o the ring. Outside of the ring, Baszler tossed Morgan into the barricade before getting back in the ring and getting Morgan in a lateral press for a near fall. Baszler laid in the punches on Morgan before hitting an arm breaker on Morgan's right arm. Baszler hit a lariat on Morgan for a near fall. Baszler got Morgan in a kimura lock before hitting a German Suplex and a running kick on Morgan for a near fall. Baszler hit a penalty kick on Morgan's left arm. Baszler tried to lock in a kimura lock, but Morgan hit knee strikes on the back of Baszler's neck to break the hold. Morgan hit a chin breaker & a middle rope shotgun dropkick on Baszler. Morgan laid some strikes before hitting a step-up enziguri and a spring rope knee strike on Baszler for a near fall. Morgan went for a middle rope move, but Baszler hit a knee strike on Morgan mid-air for a near fall. Morgan got Baszler in a Triangle Coke before transitioning into an arm bar, but Baszler locked her hands before stomping down Baszler. Baszler hit the Cinderella Mace before hitting a knee strike on Morgan for a near fall. Baszler placed Morgan on the top rope, but Morgan hit a sunset bomb on Morgan for a near fall, but Baszler quickly transitioned into a Kirafuna clutch. Baszler got Morgan in an arm bar, but Morgan got the rope break. Baszler went for another Kirafuna clutch, but Morgan reversed it with a pin for a near fall. Morgan hit a Code Breaker on Baszler before connecting the Oblivion for the pinfall win, miraculously the SmackDown Women's Championship.
Winner & Still SmackDown Women's Champion: Liv Morgan.
- Miss Linda, Adrian Steele & Johnny Saint were at ringside for the show.
Rey Mysterio & Edge (w/ Dominik Mysterio) vs. Judgement Day (Finn Balor & Damian Priest) (w/ Rhea Ripley).
Rey and Balor began the match locking up before Balor tossed Rey into the top turnbuckle. Balor hit an Irish Whip chop on Rey. Rey laid in strikes on Balor before hitting a sunset flip drop kick on Balor for a near fall. Edge and Priest tagged in before Priest hit a vicious strike on Edge. Edge unloaded on Priest with strikes before kicking Balor in the midsection and tossing Priest out of the ring. Edge tossed Rey onto Balor and Priest with a powerbomb to the outside. Rey went for a middle rope moonsault, but Priest reversed it with a modified Michinoku Driver on Mysterio. Balor hit a spring rope stomp on Rey before he and Priest hit a back breaker/ leg drop combination for a near fall. Priest got Rey in a headlock, but Mysterio broke the hold and kicked Priest's leg. Balor tagged in and got Rey in a headlock, but Rey broke the hold and hit a dropkick on Balor's leg. Rey hit an enziguri kick on Balor, but Priest tagged in and attacked both Edge and Mysterio, with Mystrio being sent to the outside. Outside of the ring, Rey tossed Balor over the barricade. Priest and Rey climbed into the barricade, but Rey tripped Priest into the barricade, falling right in the nards. Edge tagged in and hit a lariat on Priest, a boot on Balor, a flapjack on Priest, and the Edge-acution on Balor. Rey hit a senton on Priest before Edge hit a 619 on Balor. Rey hit a frog splash on Balro before Edge went for the pin, but Priest broke the pin with a kick to Edge's head. Edge speared Priest off the apron to the floor outside. Balor dumped Rey out of the ring. Edge came back to the ring and went for. aspear, but Balor caught him with a sling blade & a shotgun dropkick. Balor climbed to the top rope, which allowed Rey to hit an Avalanche Frankensteiner on Balor. Ripley hit a lariat and attacked Dominik viciously on the outside before Rey came from out of nowhere and hit a Tope Suicida on Ripley. Rey went for a 619, but Balor hit a diving lariat on Rey. Rey hit a shotgun dropkick on Balor before Edge hit a spear on Balor for the pinfall win.
Winner: Edge & Rey Mysterio (w/ Dominik Mysterio).
- After the match, Dominik hit a low blow on Edge from out of nowhere. Rey tried to reason with Dominik, but Dominik instead hit him with a vicious lariat and took off his Balenciaga Sneakers for some random reason. Balor, Priest & Ripley laughed maniacally at the situation as Dominik walked out of the ring through the ramp & ripped up his Mysterio T-Shirt.
- Samantha Irvin announced the attendance for the show was 62,296 people.
Matt Riddle vs. Seth Rollins.
The match began with the two exchanging strikes all over the ring before Riddle laid in kicks on Rollins. The two brawled out of the ring before getting back in. Riddle hit two gut-wrench suplexes on Rollins, but Rollins caught him with a slap and a lariat on Riddle. Riddle hit a running kick/ double senton combination on Riddle for a near fall. Rollins tossed Riddle on the top rope. Riddle tried to lock in a Triangle Choke on Rollins, but Rollins instead dumped Riddle on the apron. Outside of the ring, Rollins hit a Barricade Bomb on Riddle before getting back in the ring and hitting a Tope Suicida on Riddle to the outside back in the ring. With the two back in the ring, Rollins hit a lariat on Riddle before taunting the crowd. Rollins hit a back elbow on Riddle for a near fall. Riddle hit a chop and series of kicks on Rollins, but Rollins reversed it with a roll-up superkick for a near fall before connecting a Falcon Arrow on Riddle for another near fall. Rollins placed Riddle on the top rope before attempting an inverse suplex, but Riddle drop him to the mat. Rollins hit an enziguri before hitting a top rope double stomp on Riddle for a near fall. Rollins placed Riddle on the top rope again and hit a Superplex. Rollins rolled through and attempted a Falcon Arrow, but Riddle reversed it with a Fisherman's Buster. Riddle hit a flash knee on Rollins before connecting two forearm strikes on Rollins in the corner. Rollins went for a discus lariat, but Riddle reversed it with an exploder suplex. Riddle hit a Floating Bro on Rollins to the outside. Back in the ring, Riddle reversed a Pedigree into a Bro To Sleep, which he followed with a Liger Bomb and a V-Trigger knee strike for a near fall. Riddle climbed to the top rope and went for a floating bro, but Rollins lifted his knees. Rollins tried to hit Riddle with a German Suplex, but Riddle landed on his feet and locked in a Triangle Choke on Riddle. Rollins broke the hold by hitting Riddle with his finisher, the Bro-Derek, for a near fall. Rollins and Riddle exchanged kicks before Rollins connected a rolling elbow on Riddle, but Riddle caught him with a knee strike. Rollins hit an enziguri kick on Riddle, but Riddle caught him with a German Suplex. Riddle went for a powerbomb, but Rollins reversed it with a Pedigree for a near fall. Riddle launched a series of slaps on Rollins in fury before Rollins kicked him in the chest. Rollins hit a Drapping DDT on Riddle. Rollins went for an RKO, but Riddle caught him with a sleeper hold before launching a series of kicks and strikes before the two got out of the ring and Riddle slammed his face into the broadcast table. Riddle swinged a chair at Rollins but Rollins evaded and got back in the ring. Riddle slid back in, but Rollins caught him with a Curb Stomp from out of nowhere. Rollins hit a middle-rope Curb Stomp to end the match with a pinfall win.
Winner: Seth Rollins.
- There was footage showing Tyson Fury talking with WWE Undisputed Champion Roman Reigns. Fury was sitting on ringside, and so were SmackDown's Karrion Kross & Scarlett.
Undisputed WWE Universal Championship.
Roman Reigns (c) vs. Drew McIntyre.
The match began with loud chants for Drew McIntyre, which left Reigns bamboozled by the reaction. The two locked up in the middle of the ring before McIntyre leaned Reigns in the ring corner for a rope break. Reigns and McIntyre locked up again, with Reigns getting McIntyre in a side headlock. McIntyre broke the hold by launching Reigns into the ropes before the two bumped each other with shoulder tackles, which left Reigns hooked and the crowd hyped. Reigns hit a back elbow on McIntyre, but McIntyre responded with a back elbow to the face, with Reigns rolling out of the ring to rethink his strategy. Reigns got back in the ring and hit a slap on McIntyre before laying in the strikes on McIntyre. Reigns laid in the punches on McIntyre from the middle rope, but McIntyre dropped him off the turnbuckle and laid strikes on Reigns before hitting a clothesline on Reigns to dump him over the top rope. McIntyre slammed Reigns' face into the barricade before launching him into the stairs. Karrion Kross tossed a water bottle onto McIntyre, which allowed Reigns to slap Drew in the face. McIntyre got back in the ring at the count of nine, which allowed Reigns by hitting two running stomps and laying in punches on McIntyre for a near fall. Reigns tossed McIntyre out of the ring. McIntyre got on the apron and hit Reigns with a guillotine on the top rope, but Reigns caught him with a Diving lariat for a kick out at one. Reigns got McIntyre in a Cravat, but McIntyre got out of the hold and hit a chop on Reigns, but Reigns responded by hitting a big boot on McIntyre for a kick out at one. McIntyre hit a series of chops on Reigns, but Reigns responded by launching McIntyre into the corner with an Irish Whip. Reigns laid in punches on McIntyre before attempting a suplex but McIntyre blocked it multiple times. Reigns then proceeded to hit a series of punches and stomps on McIntyre before asking for a microphone. Reigns then asked Cardiff to acknowledge him, but the crowd did oblige and McIntyre responded by hitting a Glasgow's Kiss on Reigns. McIntyre & Reigns exchanged strikes before McIntyre hit two lariats, two belly-to-belly throws, and a neck breaker before McIntyre skipped up. McIntyre placed Reigns on the top rope and attempted a superplex, but Reigns dropped McIntyre on the top turnbuckle. McIntyre was left hanging in the corner, but McIntyre tossed Reigns across the ring with a throw from the top rope. Reigns rolled out of the ring to evade a claymore. Back in the ring, McIntyre went for a Future Shock DDT, but Reigns caught him with a slap. McIntyre hit a Spinebuster on Reigns before locking in a jack-knife cover for a near fall. Reigns hit a Uranage on McIntyre for a near fall. Drew hit a Future Shock DDT and went for a Claymore, but Reigns reversed it with a Superman Punch for a near fall. Reigns went for the Spear but Drew caught him with a kick in the face. Drew ran the ropes, but Reigns connected the spear on McIntyre for a near fall. Reigns got McIntyre in the Guillotine Choke, but McIntyre ran Reigns in the corner. Reigns locked in the Guillotine Choke again, but McIntyre slammed him in the corner again before tossing him into the ring post. Outside of the ring, McIntyre speared Reigns into the barricade. Back in the ring, McIntyre went for the Claymore kick, but Reigns caught him with a second spear for a near fall. Reigns complained to the referee, but McIntyre hit a Claymore on Reigns, taking down the referee. Austin Theory came to the ring to cash-in his Money In The Bank briefcase, but Tyson Fury knocked him out with a jab. Drew hit the Claymore on reigns for a near fall. The two exchanged strikes before McIntyre hit a spear on Reigns. McIntyre hit a second Claymore kick and was about to win the match, but a mysterious person pulled the referee out of the ring. It was none other than Solo Sikoa, who pulled McIntyre's neck into the top rope, which led to Reigns hitting a third and final spear for the pinfall win.
Winner & Still WWE Undisputed Champion: Roman Reigns (c).
- Tyson Fury came to the ring after the match to confront Reigns. Instead, the two shook hands in the middle of the ring. Solo Sikoa & Roman Reigns stood tall before leaving through the ramp. Fury told him that all the people came to see him and he made the United Kingdom proud. Fury told him to chin up and started singing for McIntyre. Fury & McIntyre sang "American Pie" in the ring before McIntyre thanked the island for showing him what they were made of. McIntyre & Fury continued to sing before the end of the broadcast.