WWE Night of Champions 2015: The Results & Highlights You Need to Know

WWE Night of Champions 2015 is here! Seth Rollins has to prove himself and his worth to The Authority by facing two challengers – John Cena and Sting. The WWE World Heavyweight, United States, Intercontinental, Divas and World Tag Team Championships will be on the line. We’re here to give you a rundown of the entire event and let you know who won/lost. Here are the results and highlights you need to know for WWE Night of Champions 2015!

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Neville and The Lucha Dragons (Kalisto and Sin Cara) vs. The Cosmic Wasteland (Stardust and The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor) (6-Man Tag Team Match)

WWE Night of Champions 2015

Winners: The Cosmic Wasteland (Stardust and The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor)!

Highlights: Cara and Konnor got things underway. Konnor and Cara engaged in a back and forth sequence that Cara got the better of. Kalisto got tagged in to land a tag team maneuver on Konnor. Konnor shook off the effects of that move quickly, tagged in Stardust and got him to wear down Kalisto. After Stardust’s work on Kalisto, Viktor aided in the beatdown after a tag. When Stardust returned he was soon caught off guard with Kalisto’s lucha offense. Soon all six men entered the ring. The Cosmic Wasteland ended up on the outside, where they all got put down by a triple team, over the top rope mix of planchas. Back in the ring, Kalisto hung onto Stardust’s arm to further injure it. After a great exchange between both men, The Ascension managed to get back into the bout to assault Kalisto. The Cosmic Wasteland began tearing down their smaller foe for several tense moments. Kalisto countered a top rope powerbomb from Viktor into a big Frankensteiner. Afterwards, Neville got the hot tag and went crazy on The Cosmic Wasteland. The action got even more off the charts when Cara launched himself through the middle ropes at Konnor. Stardust caught Neville with a Side Effect-type maneuver, but failed to truly finish him. Neville soon caught Stardust with a super kick and looked to go for his finisher. Stardust pushed Viktor into Neville to get him off the tope rope and then finished him with The Queen’s Crossbow.

Ryback (c) vs. Kevin Owens (WWE Intercontinental Championship)

WWE Night of Champions 2015

Winner: The new WWE Intercontinental Champion, Kevin Owens!

Highlights: Ryback’s power was too much for Owens to handle at first. Owens tried everything from kicks to the leg to chops to the chest to weaken the big guy, but to no avail. Ryback ended up gorilla pressing Owens right over the top rope. Both men got back into the ring, but Owens caught Ryback’s arm on the ropes and then pushed him into the steel ring post. Owens then focused his offense of weakening Ryback’s injured arm and shoulder. Owens soon locked in a arm submission that further antagonized Ryback. Ryback fought back to a standing position, but got dropped again with an arm DDT and then a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Owens stayed on Ryback with more offense and submissions that tore down Ryback’s arm/shoulder. Ryback made another comeback and caught Owens with a quick clothesline. Ryback then put together a series of more power moves to destroy his championship challenger. Owens countered a powerbomb, but got slammed down right after with a Spinning Spinebuster. Ryback went for his Meat Hook lariat, but he ran right into an Owens Superkick instead. Ryback kicked out of the following pin, though. Owens almost landed his finisher, but Ryback dodged it and finally landed his Meat Hook clothesline. Ryback tried to go for his Shellshock, but his weakened arm/shoulder prevented him from doing so. Owens took advantage with more arm focused offense. Owens arm submission almost worked in his favor before Ryback picked him up and dropped him. Ryback looked for his Shellshock once again, but Owens scratched out his eyes and grabbed the quick roll-up for the final pin.

Dolph Ziggler vs. Rusev (with Summer Rae)

WWE Night of Champions 2015

Winner: Dolph Ziggler!

Highlights: Ziggler, in his new decked out tights, got the better of his bigger foe with a nice dropkick that pushed Rusev to the outside. Rusev finally returned and locked Ziggler in a brutal face/arm submission. Ziggler escaped it, landed a 2nd dropkick and tried to go for a sleeper hold. Rusev shook his smaller opponent off and laid him out a with a Spinning Wheel Kick. Rusev then shoved Ziggler right off the ring apron into the security barrier. Rusev soon went on a rampage with more body slams and power-based offense that put down Ziggler. Ziggler almost grabbed a quick and easy pinfall, but Rusev powered out of it with no problem. Ziggler got caught in Rusev’s submissive grasp for a bit, but Ziggler fought out of it. Rusev grabbed Ziggler’s legs after a dropkick attempt and flung him right into the corner ring post. Ziggler landed a shocking body slam on Rusev and ten forced him right into the ring corner post. Ziggler then entered into his usual flurry of comeback offense. After taking a beating, Rusev countered Ziggler with his spinning side slam. Ziggler survived and got into another tense exchange with Rusev that got capped off with a Fame Asser. Ziggler took to the top rope, but Rusev got him off and then swiftly kicked him right in the arm. Rusev went for his running Superkick, but Ziggler moved out of the way and locked in his Sleeper Hold. Rusev soon got him off, but Ziggler landed another big move with his running DDT. Rusev powered out of the next pin. Ziggler looked to land his Superkick and Zig Zag, but Rusev dodged both and dropped him with his own Superkick. Rusev thought he prevailed after a pin attempt. Rusev then looked to land his Accolade, but Ziggler escaped and finally pulled off his Superkick. Summer Rae got involved by hopping onto the ring apron. She fell into the ring after Ziggler was thrown near her while she climbed on the ring ropes. Rae cost her man the match after she mistakenly and blindly threw her shoe at Rusev. Ziggler capitalized on it and won the match with his Zig Zag.

The New Day (Kofi Kingston, Big E, and/or Xavier Woods) (c) vs. The Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray Dudley and D-Von Dudley) (WWE Tag Team Championship)

WWE Night of Champions 2015

Winners: The Dudley Boyz by disqualification…

Highlights: D-Von and Kofi got this tag team bout underway. Kofi used his quickness to drop D-Von with a beautiful dropkick. Kofi disrespected D-Von by slapping him on the back of the head, which sent D-Von into a fury. D-Von clotheslined Kofi and called in Bubba to land a 3D. Kofi escaped at the last minute. Back in the ring, Bubba and Big E got into an intense exchange. Big E locked Bubba into a headlock, but Bubba soon countered out of it with a belly to back suplex. Bubba and D-Von landed a humorous double elbow right after. Big E soon found himself on the top rope, which then led to Bubba superplexing him back down to the mat. All three members of The New Day were on the receiving end of a Bubba beatdown for a few moments. Soon, Kofi got his team back into a better position after landing a dropkick. The New Day soon got to work by beating down Bubba. Big E even landed his ring apron big splash right onto Bubba’s prone body. After several grueling moments, Bubba finally made a comeback by landing his Bubba Bomb on Kofi. D-Von then got the hot tag and went crazy with his comeback offense on Kofi. D-Von called Bubba back in and they then landed their Reverse 3D on Big E. They then dropped Kofi with a 3D, but Xavier stopped the pin and cost the Dudley Boyz the tag team titles. After the match ended, The New Day grabbed themselves a table. The Dudley Boyz fought back and then KO’d Woods with a 3D through that same table.

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