Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins (Lumberjack Match)
Winner: Seth Rollins!
Best Moments/Highlights: The lumberjacks were already spread out amongst the outside of the ring as Rollins entered the arena. As soon as Ambrose entered the ring, both men started to tear into each other with punches. Rollins ended up falling to the outside of the ring 1st and then got forcefully launched back into the ring. Rollins got back into the match by beating down Ambrose and then throwing him outside of the ring. A few of the lumberjacks began their assault on Ambrose before returning him to Rollins. Rollins continued beating down Ambrose by stomping him in the corner of the ring and locking him in an armbar. Ambrose fought out of it and began beating down Rollins again. Ambrose found himself on the ring apron at one point, which led to him eventually suplexing Rollins onto several lumberjacks. A big melee ensued on the outside between the lumberjacks and both competitors. Ambrose sent Rollins back first into a chair in the audience section, but he was pulled away from him by a few lumberjacks. Ambrose chose to then vault through the ropes and put down some of the same lumberjacks who stopped him beforehand. The action spilled into the crowd and both Rollins and Ambrose fought all over the arena. Ambrose got grabbed by a few lumberjacks and got brought back into the ring while Rollins looked to escape the match. However, a bunch of other lumberjacks captured Rollins and returned him to the match. Before they got him back in the ring, Ambrose splashed both the lumberjacks and Rollins on the outside. Ambrose looked to finish Rollins with his Dirty Deeds finisher but Rollins reversed and hit a nice side kick. Ambrose fell to the middle of the ring ropes and dropped Rollins with a Lariat for the 2-count. Ambrose got up and then hit Rollins with his own Curb Stomp. Kane stopped an Ambrose pin attempt, which led to Goldust getting in Kane’s face. All of a sudden, a big brawl ensued between everyone. Amidst the chaos, Rollins cracked Ambrose with his Money in the Bank briefcase for the win.
Bray Wyatt vs. Chris Jericho
Winner: Bray Wyatt!
Best Moments/Highlights: JERICHO’S PRE-MATCH COUNTDOWN IS BACK! Pretty cool entrances from him and Bray Wyatt. Y2J even debuted a new light-up jacket that even changed colors. Both men locked up at the start of the match, but it soon devolved into a brawl. Jericho elbowed Bray to the outside ring apron and followed up with a Springboard Elbow. Jericho began beating down Bray even more and soon landed a body press from the top rope. Bray kicked out of Jericho’s pin attempt, though. While Jericho was on top of the ring ropes, Bray decided to simply push him off. Bray began beating down Jericho on the outside of the ring, which was capped off by Bray stuffing his knee into Jericho near the steel steps. Back in the ring, Bray shoved Jericho’s shoulder into the steel ring apron. Bray jumped to the outside and began striking Jericho while his head lied near the same steel ring apron. Bray then caught Jericho’s throat on the ring ropes and then locked him in a sleeper submission. Jericho soon fought out of Bray’s chokehold and began landing his array of signature comeback moves on Bray. Jericho looked to hit Bray from the top of the ring ropes again, but Bray landed a nice Lariat that followed by a Running Senton. Bray stuffed Jericho into the corner and splashed him, but he was soon caught with a dropkick after he went for another corner splash. Once both men got back to their feet, Bray caught Jericho with a Uranage side slam for the 2-count. Bray looked to land his Sister Abigail, but Y2J fought out of it and countered with his Walls of Jericho. Bray soon found himself near the ring ropes, which forced Y2J to break his submission hold. Soon, Bray and Jericho were both seen standing on the ring apron. Bray decided to DDT headfirst right into the ring apron. Back in the ring, Bray hopped onto the 2nd rope but Jericho put him back down with a top rope Hurricanrana. Y2J only managed to get a 2-count off of this move, though. Jericho picked Bray back up and clotheslined him in the corner. Bray got back up and ran to the ring ropes, but he was met with a front dropkick. Bray woke back up and entered into his strange ring crawl, which creeped out Jericho. Jericho woke up out of his scared stare and hit his Codebreaker, but Bray managed to leave the ring after a 2-count. Bray woke up, severely punched out Jericho and hit his Sister Abigail finisher on him into the the crowd barrier. Back in the ring, Bray hit a 2nd Sister Abigail for the 1-2-3. After the match, Bray sung his signature song to the crowd.
Brie Bella vs. Stephanie McMahon
Winner: Stephanie McMahon!
Best Moments/Highlights: Steph entered the arena with a pretty sexy suit of new in-ring gear. The bell rang and both women locked up in an intense 1st exchange. Steph overpowered Brie on the 2nd lockup exchange against Brie. The 3rd time both women locked up, Brie armdragged Steph. Brie surprised Steph with another armdrag and then locked her into waist lock. Steph powered out of it and landed a nice back elbow to get Brie off of her. Steph began landing shoulder thrusts and a few elbows onto Brie while she was laid out near the ring corner. Steph threw down Steph into the ring and began taunting her with “YES!” finger pointing. Brie saw this and looked to lock Steph into the Yes Lock, but Steph fought out of it and left the ring. Brie looked to vault through the ropes onto her opponent, but Steph countered her with a stiff elbow. Brie woke back up and entered the ring, only to be met with nice DDT from Steph. Brie kicked out of a pin attempt by Steph, but Brie was soon put back down with several surprisingly crisp wrestling moves. Steph then locked Brie into a submission attempt for added punishment. Brie used her kicks to push Steph off of her, which then led to Brie recovering and dropping Steph with a Lou Thesz press. Brie got fired up and landed some Daniel Bryan-esque side kicks to Steph over and over in the ring corner. Brie then started slamming Steph around the ring and even hit her with a top-rope dropkick. Steph fought out of it and recovered, though. Suddenly, Triple H and Nikki Bella ran out to support their people. Brie looked to finish Steph with the Yes Lock after a Pedigree attempt by Steph, but HHH pulled the ref out before Steph could tap. In a surprise ending, Nikki hopped into the ring to seemingly help Brie beat up Steph. Suddenly, Nikki laid out her own twin sister with a stiff elbow shot. Steph picked up a weakened Brie and hit her finishing Pedigree for the win.
Randy Orton vs. Roman Reigns
Winner: Roman Reigns!
Best Moments/Highlights: Orton sported his new purple tights for this contest. Once both men stared into each other’s faces, Roman laid Orton out with a series of punches. The action quickly spilled outside but Orton ran back into the ring before Reigns could get his hands on him. Reigns landed a few more punches on Orton and soon clotheslined him to the outside of the ring. Orton ended up countering Reign’s throw attempt by instead launching Reigns into the steel ring steps. Orton placed his opponent back into the ring and locked in a sleeper hold. Reigns powered out soon enough, but Orton grabbed his hard and slammed him back into the ring on the back of his head. Orton began stomping on Reigns for a bit and then went to land his knee drop. Reigns moved out of the way, but Orton managed to put him back down. Orton put Reigns on the top of the ring ropes and then landed a big Superplex on Reigns. He only got a 2-count from this big move, however. Orton locked Reigns into another sleeper hold, but Reigns soon countered and locked Orton into a sleeper hold of his own. Orton dropped back-first whole Reigns was still on him, but Reigns quickly woke back up and locked in his submission hold again. Orton responded by back dropping Reigns. Orton locked his sleeper hold back in for a bit before Reigns got back to his feet once again. Reigns soon landed a powerful Samoan Slam to Orton. Reigns and Orton began stirring slowly and getting back up to meet each other face to face. Both men woke up and began punching each other left and right, but Reigns got the better of their exchange. Reigns put down Orton and landed his running dropkick to Orton as he was laid over the bottom ring ropes. Orton made sure to get back up and push Reigns into the crowd barricade and steel ring post on the outside. Orton then put down Reigns by backdropping Reigns onto the Spanish Announce Table and throwing him into a set of steel ring steps. The action headed back into the ring, which saw Reigns lay Orton’s neck across the ring ropes. Reigns put Orton on the top of the ring ropes, but Orton pushed him back down to the mat. Reigns struck Orton with a punch and then landed a top rope Samoan Drop for the 2-count. Reigns soon landed his Superman Punch on Orton. Reigns went for his Spear, but Orton countered with a quick Powerslam for the 2-count. Orton then dropped Reigns with his patented rind ropes-hung DDT. Orton went for an RKO, Reigns pushed him off, went for a Spear but then got caught by a surprise RKO. Orton only got a 2-count once again. Orton then went to KO Reigns with his running boot, but Reigns caught Orton and pushed him down. Reigns then landed a match winning Spear.
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