Thursday, October 31, 2019

WWE Crown Jewel Results (10/31) - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

WWE Crown Jewel Results (10/31) - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The 2019 WWE Crown Jewel Kickoff pre-show opens with Scott Stanford, Charly Caruso, WWE Hall of Famer Booker T, and David Otunga. They are at WWE TV studios in Stamford, CT.

They hype today's big event. We go backstage to Byron Saxton with WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. He ran down the list of his team, saying they are five of the greatest athletes in the world today representing him at Crown Jewel. He promises they will make history. He said Saudi Arabia is going to witness the greatest event in 2019. He said when they are done, they'll fly back to the United States grabbing that they beat Hulk Hogan. He said they will style and profile and prevail in the ring, just as he has his whole career. He said Saudi Arabia has never seen the Nature Boy like this and began Wooing away.

- The panel leads us to a video package on Tyson Fury vs. Braun Strowman and we get a Tale of the Tape. We get a video package and discussion on Mansoor vs. Cesaro now. Charly hypes the 20-man Battle Royal. We go to the ring.

20-Man Battle Royal
WWE 24/7 Champion Sunil Singh, Mojo Rawley, Erick Rowan, R-Truth, Sin Cara, The Brian Kendrick, Titus O'Neil, Tony Nese, Akira Tozawa, Shelton Benjamin, Apollo Crews, Buddy Murphy, Andrade, Drake Maverick, Eric Young, Luke Harper, Cedric Alexander, Heath Slater, Humberto Carrillo, No Way Jose


We go to the ring as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. The winner of this match will face WWE United States Champion AJ Styles for the title later on. Michael Cole and Corey Graves are at ringside. Various Superstars start entering the ring. R-Truth, Buddy Murphy, Erick Rowan and Andrade get their own entrances as we see fans filing into the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The bell rings and they all go at it.

Titus works on Truth. Cara works on Andrade. Slater works on Mojo. Carrillo and Murphy go at it now. Slater tries to dump Drake now. Titus works on Jose now. Mojo works on Nese. Rowan presses Drake high and tosses him over the top. Drake has been eliminated. EY and others try to dump Rowan but he hangs on and fights back. Rowan eliminates Slater. Nese tries to dump Rowan as we see AJ watching backstage. Rowan eliminates Nese. Titus and Buddy work on Carrillo now.

Cara works on Singh in the corner. Harper eliminates EY and Kendrick. Harper tries to dump Tozawa now. Titus eliminates Rawley. Andrade eliminates Cara. Crews eliminates Titus. We go to a break.

Rowan and Harper face off in the middle of the ring now and have words. Jose gets in between and tries to get them to dance instead of fight. Harper clotheslines him. Rowan eliminates Jose. Harper and Rowan argue again now. Tozawa taps Rowan on the back and wants to fight. They stare Tozawa down. Rowan eliminates Tozawa. We see AJ backstage watching again. Rowan stops on Singh as Samir Singh watches from ringside. Shelton works on Carrillo. Carrillo eliminates Shelton. Harper eliminates Crews.

Rowan eliminates Murphy. Truth and Andrade also get eliminated. Rowan chokeslams Carrillo. Cedric eliminates Singh. It's down to Harper, Rowan, Cedric and Carrillo now. Fans chant for Harper. Harper and Rowan double team Cedric now. Rowan decks Carrillo. Cedric fights off Rowan but runs into a huge boot. Rowan eliminates Cedric. The Singh Brothers leave with the WWE 24/7 Title at ringside. Truth sees them and takes out one brother, then rolls up Sunil to win the title. Truth is now a 21-time champion. Truth runs away with the title. Other Superstars run down and chase Truth around the ring and to the back. Harper, Rowan and Carrillo are in the ring now.

Harper and Rowan face off again in the middle of the ring. Carrillo dropkicks Harper into Rowan. Harper levels Carrillo with a big boot. Rowan and Harper take turns on Carrillo now with big power moves. Harper tries to dump Carrillo but Rowan comes from behind and dumps Harper. Carrillo takes advantage and dumps Rowan for the pin to win the title shot.

Winner and New #1 Contender: Humberto Carrillo

After the match, Humberto celebrates as his music hits. We see AJ backstage watching as we go to replays. Carrillo vs. Styles is confirmed for later today and the title will be on the line.

- The announcers touted Lacey Evans vs. Natalya. When the women's match was placed on the Titantron, it got a MASSIVE pop. They presented this as a major, cultural moment.

- The panel discussed Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez.

- They showed the Best Tag Team in the World trophy.

- Byron Saxton interviewed New Day. They noted Xavier Woods was injured. Kofi said they've had some setbacks recently, but they have the power of positivity. They miss their brother but they are going to hold it down against all the other teams tonight. Then, they are going to beat the Revival on Smackdown and become the new Tag Team Champions... because New Day rocks.

- They went to a Heavy Machinery promo backstage. Otis said he was feeling hungry for that big Cup. Ziggler and Roode said they are already the best looking and the best team in the business and tonight they prove they are the best.

- They previewed the Seth Rollins vs. Bray Wyatt Falls Count Anywhere match. Booker predict The Fiend will win the WWE Universal Title. Otunga disagrees. Charly is ready to wrap the pre-show as the camera cuts backstage to Paul Heyman knocking on Brock Lesnar's door. Heyman pushes the camera away and we cut to another video package. That's it for the Kickoff.



WWE Crown Jewel Opener:

The 2019 WWE Crown Jewel pay-per-view opens up with a video package.

- We're live from the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as the fireworks explode in the sky and around the stadium as fans cheer. Michael Cole welcomes us. He's joined at ringside by Corey Graves.

WWE Title Match: Cain Velasquez vs. Brock Lesnar

We go right to the ring and out comes WWE Champion Brock Lesnar with Paul Heyman to a big pop. Lesnar stops on the stage as the fireworks go off. We see the Arabic announce team at ringside. Out next comes Rey Mysterio to the stage, wearing a sling on his arm. He stops and waits as Cain Velasquez makes his way out with his own theme. Cain marches to the ring with Rey at his side.

The bell rings, and they circle the ring. Velasquez throws some punches and kicks, but Lesnar avoids them. Lesnar goes for a takedown, but backs him to the corner instead. Lesnar keeps him cornered, but Velasquez shoves him off. Velasquez throws a kick, but Lesnar swipes it away. Lesnar ties him up and backs him to the corner again. Velasquez turns him and knees him in the midsection. Velasquez explodes out of the corner with some punches and a kick that takes Lesnar down. Velasquez jumps on him and punches away at him. Lesnar all of a sudden applies a Kimura Lock for the submission. Cain taps out for the fairly quick win.

Winner: Brock Lesnar

After the match, Lesnar keeps the submission applied as the referee tries to get him to break it. Rey brings a steel chair in the ring and smacks Lesnar over the back. That does nothing but angers Lesnar. Lesnar grabs Rey and easily tosses him out of the ring to the floor. Lesnar grabs the chair again and unloads on Cain with it as Heyman watches from ringside. Lesnar drops Cain on top of the chair with a F5. Rey comes back in the ring and unloads on Lesnar with chair shots. Rey gets the upperhand and continues with chair shots, nailing Lesnar all over his body and taking him down. Lesnar retreats from the ring and joins Heyman at ringside. Rey's music hits as he stands tall and stares out at Lesnar as Cain recovers. We go to replays. Rey clutches his arm and looks out as Lesnar and Heyman stare back at him from the ramp. We get more replays. Lesnar points back at the ring from the stage and warns Rey that he's going to get him.

- SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Revival talk about the Biggest Tag Team Turmoil match later tonight. Raw Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders say the raid is here.

- An advertisement for the WWE Network airs on the WWE Network only stream. Genius!

- We get backstage promos from The Revival and The Viking Raiders to promote tonight's World Cup Tag Team Turmoil match.

- Back from a WWE Network promo and Cole talks about the big Riyadh Season festivals in the Kingdom. We get a look at the city and a 99-story tower nearby.

World Cup Tag Team Turmoil: RAW Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Revival vs. The New Day vs. Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode vs. Heavy Machinery vs. Lucha House Party vs. Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins vs. The OC vs. The B Team

We go to the ring for Tag Team Turmoil. Greg says the winners of this match will win the World Cup trophy and be declared the Best Tag Team In the World. We see the World Cup Tag Team trophy on display at ringside. We also see the rules for the match on the screen. Out first comes Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode. Lucha House Party is out next - Kalisto, Gran Metalik and Lince Dorado.

Ziggler starts off with Dorado and they go at it. Dorado sends Ziggler flying into the ropes for a pop. Ziggler elbows him back and nails a big dropkick. Roode tags in and kicks Dorado while Ziggler holds him in their corner. Roode gets double teamed and covered for a 2 count as Metalik comes in. Dorado tags back in for more double teaming as Kalisto watches from ringside. Roode with a big backbreaker.

Ziggler ends up hitting a Fame-asser on Dorado for a 2 count. Ziggler keeps Dorado grounded now. Fans try to rally for Dorado as Kalisto hypes them up. Roode tags back in and puts boots to Dorado in the corner. Roode with a suplex to Dorado for a 2 count. Ziggler takes Dorado to the top but Dorado fights back and knocks him to the mat. Dorado nails a crossbody. Metalik comes in and unloads on Roode. More back and forth between the two. Metalik with a big missile dropkick for a 2 count as Ziggler breaks the pin up. Dorado sends Ziggler flying to the floor. Dorado goes to the top and leaps to the floor but Ziggler superkicks him. Roode kicks out of a roll-up in the ring. Roode distracts the referee as Ziggler superkicks Metalik in the air. Roode with a Glorious DDT on Metalik for the pin. Lucha House Party has been eliminated.

Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler vs. Ryder and Hawkins

Ryder immediately hits the Rough Ryder and gets Ziggler out of the ring. Hawkins and Ryder completely botch a double-team on Roode. Roode and Ziggler hit a spinebuster/Zig-Zag combo on Ryder to eliminate his team. Ryder and Hawkins have been eliminated.

Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler vs. Heavy Machinery

Tucker starts against Ziggler. Tucker gets the better of Ziggler by sending him to the corner and hitting a cross-body block. Tucker misses an avalanche, and Roode is tagged in. Roode chops the chest and rakes the eyes on the top rope. Ziggler gets a cheap shot in on Tucker. Ziggler hits a snapmare and applies a chin lock. Tucker fights up, but Ziggler stops the momentum. Roode tags in and whips Ziggler, but Tucker moves. Tucker then clotheslines Roode down.

Otis tags in, and he shoulder blocks Roode before avalanching Ziggler. Otis hits another shoulder block before hitting Ziggler with a flapjack. Otis rips his shirt off and gyrates. Roode attacks, but Otis hits a belly-to-belly suplex. Otis than avalanches Roode into Ziggler. Otis goes for the Caterpillar, but Ziggler pulls Roode out of the ring. Tucker then takes Ziggler out at ringside. Otis brings Roode into the ring the hard way. Otis catches Roode trying a cross-body. Tucker tags in, and they hit the Compactor for the elimination. Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler have been eliminated.

Heavy Machinery vs. The New Day

Big E quickly goes for an abdominal stretch on Tucker, but he gets out. Tucker shoulder blocks Big E, but he bends back and manages to stay on his feet. They soon wipe each other out with a double clothesline. Otis and Kofi Kingston tag in. Kingston punches and dropkicks Otis, but Otis catches him. Otis shoulder blocks him and hits an avalanche. Otis hits the Caterpillar for a near fall. Tucker tags in, and Kingston hits him with Trouble in Paradise. Big E tags in, but Tucker takes him down for a two count. Tucker goes for a cross-body block, but Big E moves. Kingston tags in, and they hit the Midnight Hour for the elimination. Heavy Machinery have been eliminated.

The New Day vs. The B-Team

Big E sends Curtis Axel to the corner, but Axel boots him back before hitting a clothesline. Bo Dallas tags in, and he drops a knee on Big E before hitting some knee strikes for a two count. Kingston hits Dallas with a plancha while Big E hits Axel with the Big Ending for the elimination. The B-Team have been eliminated.

The New Day vs. The Revival

The Revival’s SmackDown Tag Team Championship is not on the line. The Revival will defend the titles against The New Day tomorrow night on Friday Night SmackDown.

Scott Dawson attacks Kingston before tagging Dash Wilder in. Wilder chops Kingston’s chest. Kingston quickly dropkicks Wilder back, but Wilder comes back with a slam for a two count. Dawson tags in and drops a leg and an elbow. Dawson hits a back suplex for a two count. Kingston fights back, but Wilder is tagged in. Wilder works on Kingston’s arm, but he fights up and arm drags him off. Kingston then hits Wilder with the SOS. Dawson tags in, but Kingston fights him off. Dawson quickly cuts him off and whips him to the corner, but Kingston springboards off the rope with a missile dropkick. Wilder quickly knocks Big E off the apron. Dawson clotheslines Kingston in the corner and tags Wilder in. Wilder hits a flying knee to the face for a two count. Kingston manages to roll-up Dawson for the elimination. The Revival have been eliminated.

The Revival viciously attack Big E and Kingston after being eliminated. They hit Kingston with the Shatter Machine.

The New Day vs. The O.C.

Gallows and Anderson run in and try to hit the Magic Killer on Kingston, but he fights out. Kingston knocks Gallows out of the ring and hits Anderson with a double stomp to the chest. Gallows pulls Big E off the apron and superkicks him. Anderson hits a running boot on Kingston and tags Gallows in. They hit Kingston with a Magic Killer for the elimination. The New Day have been eliminated.

The O.C. vs. The Viking Raiders

Erik starts off hot by taking them down and powerbombing Anderson into Gallows. Gallows soon takes out Erik. Anderson clips Erik’s knee, and Gallows dropkicks him off the apron. Gallows gets Erik in the ring and takes him down for a two count. Ivar tags in and takes Gallows down. Ivar flattens him with a cross-body. Ivar hits a seated senton on Gallows, cartwheels around Anderson, and takes him out. Erik tags in, and he scoop slams Ivar onto Anderson. Gallows knocks Ivar off the top rope, and Anderson sends Erik into the ring post shoulder-first. The O.C. hits a back suplex/neckbreaker combo. They go for the Magic Killer on Erik, but Ivar blocks it. Ivar is taken out. Anderson clips Erik’s knee. The O.C. hits the Magic Killer on Erik to become the best tag team in the world.

Winners and Best Tag Team in The WorlD: The O.C.

After the match, Anderson and Gallows are announced as the greatest tag team in the world. They stand tall in the middle of the ring as we go to replays. Anderson and Gallows raise the World Cup Tag Team trophy in the middle of the ring as fans cheer them on.

- Replays are shown of Rey Mysterio viciously attacking Brock Lesnar with a steel chair. Lesnar was attacking Cain Velasquez.

Backstage:

Byron Saxton is backstage with Rey Mysterio. Mysterio gives props to Lesnar for surviving Cain Velasquez. Lesnar still has to survive Mysterio. Mysterio and his son Dominick have survived Lesnar. Lesnar will pay for what he’s done if it takes Mysterio to his last breath.

Cesaro vs. Mansoor

The crowd is really buzzing over Mansoor, who is in his hometown. Cesaro backs Mansoor to the corner and shoves him. Mansoor fights back and goes for an arm drag, but Cesaro holds up. Mansoor twists out and hits an arm drag. A “Mansoor” chant picks up. Cesaro shoulder blocks him down and catches Mansoor doing a leapfrog. Mansoor gets out, takes Cesaro down, and hits a standing moonsault for a one count. Mansoor quickly follows up with an arm drag and applies an arm bar. Cesaro sends Mansoor into the ropes, but Mansoor rolls through a sunset flip and dropkicks him out of the ring. Mansoor hits a baseball slide before trying for a suicide dive, but Cesaro uppercuts him out of mid-air. Cesaro then hip tosses Mansoor into the barricade.

Cesaro gets Mansoor in the ring and hits a diving clothesline for a two count. Cesaro viciously whips him into the corner, and Mansoor lands hard on his face. Cesaro picks up a two count. Cesaro takes him down and applies a chin lock. Mansoor fights up, so Cesaro applies a sleeper hold. Mansoor fights out and applies a sleeper hold of his own. Cesaro immediately counters out and hits a back suplex for a two count. Mansoor manages to make a comeback and takes Cesaro down. Mansoor hits a jawbreaker and chops the chest. Cesaro goes for a back suplex, but Mansoor flips through and hits a step-up enzuigiri. Mansoor then sends him out of the ring with a head-scissor takeover. Mansoor then takes him out with a summersault plancha. Mansoor gets him in the ring and hits a cross-body block for a near fall. Mansoor connects with a tornado DDT for another near fall.

The crowd is chanting for Mansoor. Cesaro uppercuts Mansoor and rolls him up with a handful of tights for a near fall. Mansoor kicks Cesaro back and hits a slingshot neckbreaker, but Cesaro gets a foot on the bottom rope. Mansoor goes to the top rope, but Cesaro sweeps the feet. Cesaro hits a gutwrench superplex, but Mansoor kicks out. Cesaro comes back with a Very European Uppercut, but Mansoor again kicks out. Cesaro immediately transitions into the crossface submission, but Mansoor gets out with a roll-up for a two count. Mansoor hits a desperation superkick for a near fall. The crowd is buzzing for Mansoor. Mansoor boots Cesaro back, but Cesaro punches him in the face. Cesaro punches away at Mansoor on the ropes and uppercuts him. Cesaro goes for another gutwrench superplex, but Mansoor counters into a sunset flip powerbomb. Mansoor goes to the top rope and hits a moonsault for the win.

Winner: Mansoor

After the match, the Saudi crowd goes wild as Mansoor stands tall for the hometown pop. His music hits and we go to replays. Hamilton enters the ring to interview Mansoor, asking what a victory like this means. Fans cheer him on and chant his name. Mansoor seems at a loss for words. Fans chant "welcome home!" now. Mansoor told himself this morning that this is the most important match of his life. He admits he was scared and nervous but then he stepped in the ring, in front of his people, his family, and then he remembered anything is possible. He says this may have been the most important victory of his life but he cannot wait to see what we (pointing to the crowd) do next. Mansoor speaks some in Arabic now as fans continue cheering him on. Mansoor says they have dreamed that one day there would be a Saudi Superstar in WWE. He finishes the promo by speaking in Arabic some more. The music hits as Mansoor continues the celebration with his hometown crowd.

Backstage:

Byron Saxton is backstage with WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins. Rollins says this ends tonight. The Fiend has took him to new lengths, but he kind of likes it. It’s different with The Fiend. No matter what happens tonight, he didn’t pick or start this fight. Bray Wyatt brought this fight to his door. Rollins is not afraid to finish it and will leave Crown Jewel with the title. Rollins will burn it down.

- NXT will be involved in Survivor Series this year.

- Video Package: Tyson Fury vs. Braun Strowman

Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury

We go to the ring and out first comes Braun Strowman. Tyson Fury is out next as the fireworks go off. Tyson Fury makes an impressive entrance with tons of pyro, lighting effects, and was wearing Saudi Arabian garb. Fury also comes out to “It’s Your Thing” by The Isley Brothers. More fireworks go off above the stadium now. Braun doesn't look happy. Fury enters the ring and reveals his gear as Strowman stares him down. We get formal ring introductions.

They lock up and break. Strowman takes it to the corner and the referee backs him off as he puts hands on Fury. They size each other up again and lock up, going back to the ropes. Fury ducks a right hand and connects. They tangle some more and Fury counters, then goes into a side headlock. Fury sends Braun back with a shoulder but Braun bounces back off the ropes and levels Fury with a huge big boot.

Braun works Fury over while he's down on the mat now. Strowman clubs Fury down and stomps. Fury gets back up but Braun drops him. Braun unloads in the corner now. Strowman with shoulder thrusts in the corner now. Strowman charges but Fury move and Braun hits the ring post shoulder-first, falling out to the floor. The referee counts. Braun goes to re-enter but Fury kicks him in the face, sending him back to the barrier. Fury follows to the floor and Strowman rams him into the apron. Strowman drops Fury with a right hand at ringside.

Strowman runs around the ring but Fury nails him with a Drive By for a pop. Fury brings it back into the ring. Fury slides out of a running powerslam attempt and hits a drop toe hold. Fury keeps control and drops Strowman again for a 2 count. Strowman rams Fury back into the corner now. More back and forth now. Fury with a big boot out of the corner. Strowman takes advantage of Fury taking his time, then slams him in the middle of the ring. They end up on the floor again and Strowman runs over Fury a second time. Strowman brings it back in the ring but Fury nails him with a big right hand. Fury ends up rocking Strowman with another right hand to knock him back from the apron to the floor. Strowman tries to get back up but he can't and gets counted out.

Winner by Count Out: Tyson Fury

After the match, Fury stands tall and celebrates as we go to replays. Strowman comes back into the ring and nails the running powerslam on Fury in the middle of the ring. Strowman ends up making his exit as Fury plays to the crowd.

- WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth runs into the Bollywood Boys backstage. R-Truth tries to run away, but he hits a locked door. Samir Singh then pins R-Truth for the title.

WWE United States Championship
AJ Styles (c) w/ The O.C. vs. Humberto Carrillo


We go to the ring and out comes The OC - WWE United States Champion AJ Styles with Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, who are carrying their World Cup trophy. Humberto Carrillo is out next for a pop as we see how he earned this title shot during the Kickoff pre-show.

Back and forth to start at first but AJ takes control and works Carrillo over as The OC watches. Carrillo with a big arm drag off the ropes. Carrillo keeps control but walks into a trap as AJ drops him over his knee. AJ keeps Carrillo grounded on the mat as we see the title on display at ringside. Carrillo fights back but AJ shuts him down. AJ takes Carrillo back to the mat and keeps him grounded. The referee checks on Carrillo. AJ with more offense and another 2 count in the middle of the ring as he keeps the match at a slow pace. AJ with a Brainbuster in the middle of the ring for a a close 2 count.

Styles goes back to the chin lock, but Carrillo fights up. Carrillo hits a handspring arm drag and takes him down for a two count. Carrillo counters a catapult into a top rope cross-body block for a near fall. Styles quickly hits a throat thrust and goes for a slam, but Carrillo lands on his feet. Carrillo hits an enzuigiri, and Styles connects with an overhead kick.

Both men are down. Styles gets up and pulls him to the apron. Carrillo fights him off and hits a pump kick. Carrillo punches him back and hits a missile dropkick to knock Styles off the apron. Carrillo then hits a twisting moonsault plancha. Carrillo gets him in the ring and picks up a two count. Carrillo puts him on the top rope and goes for a top rope hurricanrana, but Styles tries to counter into a super Styles Clash. Styles hits a sunset flip, but Carrillo reverses the whip. Styles hits a strike combination for a near fall. Carrillo avoids a Styles Clash, but tweaks the knee. Styles takes him down, but Carrillo kicks him back. Styles then applies the Calf Crusher, but Carrillo gets to the bottom rope. Carrillo takes him down and goes to the top rope for a moonsault, but he lands on his feet. Styles follows up with a Phenomenal Forearm for the win.

Winner: AJ Styles

After the match, AJ stands tall with the title as his music hits. Gallows and Anderson bring their World Cup trophy into the ring and The OC poses in the middle of the ring. We go to replays. The OC continue their celebration as the music plays.

- Saxton is backstage with WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan. The Hulkster gets hyped up and talks about how Team Hogan will beat Team Flair tonight.

Lacey Evans vs. Natalya

We go to the ring for the first-ever women's wrestling match in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The music hits and the pyro goes off as Natalya makes her way out. She's wearing her usual gear wit her arms covered, and a pink t-shirt with the Hart logo on it. The fireworks go off over the stadium as well. Out next comes Lacey Evans as more big pyro goes off. Evans is also fully covered and wearing a t-shirt with her logo on it. Fans cheer them on as the bell rings. They shake hands and here we go.

They shake hands. Evans shoulder blocks Natalya down, but Natalya soon comes back with an arm drag. Evans twists out of an arm lock and takes her down. Evans hits an arm drag and saunters around the ring. Natalya takes her down and poses. Natalya applies a waistlock, but Evans elbows her back. Natalya goes for a spike on the tailbone, but Evans blocks it. Natalya goes for a Sharpshooter, but Evans kicks her off. Natalya then sends Evans out of the ring and poses to a loud reception. Evans gets in the ring and cuts Natalya off. Evans kicks her back and hits a slingshot elbow for a two count. Evans attacks the arm of Natalya before hitting a neckbreaker. Natalya soon fights her off. Natalya boots her back and spikes her on her tailbone. Natalya steps on her and hits a low dropkick to the face. Evans fights out of a Sharpshooter and rolls her up for a two count. Evans hits a suplex and goes to the top rope for a moonsault, but Natalya kicks out. Evans cannot believe it. Natalya pulls Evans off the ropes and hits a discus lariat. Natalya then applies a Sharpshooter in the center of the ring for the submission.

Winner by Submission: Natalya

After the match, Natalya stands tall and hits the corner to pose as her music hits. Fans cheer as they embrace and raise each other's arms after the match. The fireworks explode around the stadium once again as they hug and cry in the middle of the ring. They both go to ringside and embrace a woman sitting in the front row, who appears to be an official who helped put the event together. They also pose with some female fans in the front row for selfies.

- The commentators run down the card for Friday Night SmackDown.

Team Hogan vs. Team Flair

We go to the ring for tonight's big 5-on-5 match and out first comes WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair. Bobby Lashley is out next with Lana, who is also covered. WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura is out next to represent Team Flair. Drew McIntyre is out next, followed by King Baron Corbin. Out next comes Team Captain Randy Orton to a big pop. WWE Hall of Famers Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Hart are out first for Team Hogan as "Real American" plays and the fireworks go off. Rusev is out next, followed by Ricochet. Shorty G is out next as Corbin talks trash. Ali is out next and Team Captain Roman Reigns is out last. The Big Dog punches the ground and the fireworks explode around the stadium.

The two teams face off in the middle of the ring as the bell rings. G starts off with Nakamura. Nakamura with kicks. Gable counters and takes Nakamura down. They tangle on the mat and Nakamura blocks an ankle lock. Gable with two belly-to-belly suplexes for a 2 count. Nakamura gets the upperhand and tags in Corbin. Corbin keeps control until Ali gets the tag. Ali kicks from the apron and works Corbin over as The Nature Boy watches from ringside. Lashley tags in. Rusev also tags in and Lashley wants no part of him.

Drew tags in but Rusev wants Lashley. Rusev and Drew go at it now. Rusev unloads from corner to corner but Drew runs into an elbow. Drew missed a shot and Rusev hits the spin kick for a 1 count. Ali ends up coming in but Drew works him over. Corbin tags back in and goes at it with Ali. Ali goes to the top but Corbin shoves him off and he lands hard on the outside, hitting the barrier as well. Corbin brings Ali back into the ring and holds Ali while Lashley kicks him. Lashley with a side slam to Ali. Apparently Lana went backstage to watch the match and didn't come to ringside. Orton and Hogan have words at ringside as things fall apart for a few seconds. Nakamura works over Ali in the corner now. Nakamura with Good Vibrations.

Nakamura charges but Ali catches him. Nakamura comes back with the snap German suplex for a close 2 count. Drew tags back in and keeps the attack going on Ali. Drew launches Ali across the ring. Ali ends up dropping Drew for an opening. Ricochet tags in and rocks Drew with a kick to the head. Fans chant "NXT!" now. Ricochet unloads on Drew and also rocks Nakamura. Ricochet springboards in and nails Drew. Ricochet springboards at him for a 2 count again. Ricochet goes back to the top but misses thanks to Corbin. Corbin with another cheap shot on Ali as Drew nails an Alabama Slam while Lashley and Orton distract the referee.

Fans cheer as Orton comes in and works on Ricochet. Flair is all smiles at ringside. Lashley tags in and keeps Ricochet down in the corner. Lashley with a delayed suplex on Ricochet, mocking Rusev, then covering for a 2 count. Corbin tags in and drops Ricochet with a right hand. Corbin drives elbows into Ricochet while he's down. Ricochet springboards but Corbin grabs him. Ricochet blocks a chokeslam with a pin attempt. Corbin knocks Ali and G off the apron, then plants Ricochet as Reigns stares him down. Flair struts at ringside.

Lashley knocks Rusev off the apron with a cheap shot and goes to work on Ricochet but Ricochet nails an enziguri. Orton comes in and stops Ricochet from tagging Reigns. Ricochet finally hits a knee to Orton's face. Reigns finally tags in for a huge pop. Reigns runs wild on all of his opponents. Reigns rocks Corbin right into the corner and hits clotheslines as the crowd counts along with him. Reigns droops Corbin and nails a leg drop like Hogan. Reigns rocks Nakamura off the apron as he readied for the Superman Punch on Corbin. Orton goes for the RKO but Reigns blocks and nails the Superman Punch. Drew and Corbin break Reigns' pin. Ali comes in but Corbin chokeslams him. G with the ankle lock on Corbin but Nakamura stops it with a Kinshasa. Drew with a big Claymore on Ricochet, then a kip up. The chaos comes down to Rusev and Lashley unloading on each other in the ring.

Rusev gets the upperhand but Lashley sends him over the top. Reigns with a Superman Punch and a huge dive to the floor to take everyone down. Reigns returns to the ring and runs into a kick from Orton when going for the Spear. Orton drops Reigns with the RKO but Reigns kicks out. Orton can't believe it. Flair and Hogan rally the fans for their teams now. Orton waits for Reigns to get up. G runs interference. Ali comes in but Orton nails the RKO. More chaos between everyone as bodies are flying everywhere. Reigns is left alone in the ring with Orton. Reigns nails the Spear for the pin to win.

Winners: Team Hogan

After the match, Reigns' music hits as Team Hogan stands tall. Reigns poses in the corner as we go to replays. Hogan celebrates with his team to end it.

- Video package for The Fiend vs. Seth Rollins.

WWE Universal Title Match
The Fiend Bray Wyatt vs. Seth Rollins (c)

We go to the ring for tonight's main event and out first comes WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins. This match cannot be stopped for any reason. "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt is out next.

The red light shines over the arena as Wyatt hits the ring. The bell rings and Wyatt rocks Rollins in the throat to begin. Wyatt unloads on Rollins and knocks him down off the ropes. Rollins comes back with a Slingblade and a Blockbuster. Rollins springboards in with a knee to the face but Wyatt is still standing.

Wyatt comes back and launches himself at Rollins to take him back down. They go to the floor and Wyatt dumps Rollins over the barrier to the floor. Rollins fights back and leaps off the barrier but rolls through. Rollins kicks Wyatt at ringside and hits a Stomp on the floor. Wyatt gets right back up and slams Rollins into the apron. Wyatt ends up charging on the outside but Rollins moves and Wyatt crashes into the barrier.

Rollins goes under the ring for a steel chair. Rollins nails two suicide dives from the ring to the floor. Rollins takes apart the announce table and hits Wyatt in the face with the top part, and again. Rollins with steel chair shots at ringside now. Rollins brings a sledgehammer from under the ring and places Wyatt's head on the seat of a chair. Rollins goes to hit it with the chair but Wyatt jumps up and applies the Mandible Claw. Rollins fights him off and hits two sledgehammer shots to the face. Wyatt tosses Rollins over the announce table.

The Fiend quickly comes back by sending Rollins over the commentary table. The Fiend then punches away at Rollins before posing. The Fiend punches away at Rollins and goes for a senton splash through the commentary table, but Rollins moves. Rollins covers for a one count. Rollins grabs a chair and slams it on The Fiend’s back, leaving him on the other commentary table. The Fiend pops up and sends Rollins off the top rope through the stacked tables at ringside!

The Fiend pulls back the protective mat at ringside and grabs the limp Rollins. Rollins counters Sister Abigail and hits an enzuigiri. Rollins grabs the steel steps and smack them off the face of The Fiend a few times. Rollins then hits a Stomp on the exposed floor for a near fall. Rollins hits The Fiend with the steel chair a few times, sending him into the crowd. Rollins hits him the chair, and The Fiend is laying on a platform. The Fiend then hits Sister Abigail on the platform. Rollins falls off the platform. The Fiend covers, but Rollins kicks out. The Fiend sends him back to ringside and stalks him. The Fiend punches him up the ramp and stomps him. The Fiend punches him up to the stage and goes for a slam, but Rollins fights it. Rollins then hits a Stomp on the stage. The Fiend immediately pops up. Rollins superkicks him three times before hitting another Stomp. Rollins backs up and hits yet another Stomp. Rollins hits the sixth Stomp of the match, each one with less and less pop from the crowd. Rollins hits a seventh Stomp, and the crowd boos him. Rollins signals for an eighth Stomp and connects. Rollins superkicks him off the stage into a tech pit. Some sparks fly from the damage. The crowd lightly gives an “ooh.” Rollins grabs a road crate, and something explodes in his face. Rollins shouts, “My eyes.” The Fiend rises from behind and applies the Mandible Claw. The Fiend hits Sister Abigail for the win.

Winner and new WWE Universal Champion: “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt

After the match, Wyatt sits up over Rollins as his music hits. The lights suddenly go out and everything is black. The lights come back on but they're flashing now as the eerie sound plays. We see The Fiend raising the WWE Universal Title on the entrance way as fans cheer. The lights go back out to pitch black. The Crown Jewel theme hits as Cole talks about what has happened tonight. We see fireworks and pyro go off around the stadium as fans cheer. We get another video package with highlights from Crown Jewel as the pay-per-view goes off the air.

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