The 2020 WWE Clash of Champions Kickoff pre-show opens up from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida as Charly Caruso welcomes us.
She’s joined by WWE Hall of Famers JBL and Booker T, and Peter Rosenberg. Charly confirms that Nikki Cross vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley will not happen tonight, and The Riott Squad vs. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax has also been scrapped.
She says Cross, Jax and Baszler are not medically cleared to compete. Bayley will address her match on tonight’s pay-per-view, but the tag team match will be addressed during tomorrow’s RAW. Charly also announces that the Triple Threat Ladder Match for the WWE Intercontinental Title will open tonight’s pay-per-view. The panel looks at a video package for Jey Uso vs. WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns. The panel discusses the match next. Booker picks Jey to win but JBL and Rosenberg go with Reigns. Rosenberg says he’s pulling for Jey though.
– Kayla Braxton is backstage in the Champion’s Lounge with SmackDown Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura. They’re already celebrating their win over The Lucha House Party tonight, with champagne and everything. She asks if the celebration is a little premature but they’re not trying to hear it. Nakamura ends up telling Kayla to show herself the door.
– Back from a break and the panel discusses tonight’s WWE United States Title match. MVP joins the panel from backstage now. He talks about how business is good for The Hurt Business and Apollo Crews isn’t getting in their way. Regarding the future for the group, he talks about expanding, possibly going into other countries, and winning more gold.
– WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth comes out with a play off the “Gold Rush” name, and JBL calls it the dumbest thing he’s ever seen. Charly warns Truth that his title could be on the line tonight. He says they will have to find him first. Truth puts his disguise back on and leaves.
– Alyse Ashton is backstage with Angel Garza and Andrade, asking how they will make it tonight without Zelina Vega in their corner. Garza talks about being weighed down and others causing their problems. Andrade talks about how they have each other’s backs. They end up leaving but not before Garza flirts some with Alyse.
– Charly sends us to a video package on tonight’s opener, the Intercontinental Title Ladder Match. We go back to the panel for a discussion on the match but here comes Sami Zayn, ranting at Charly about why she referred to Jeff Hardy as the champion. He says he attended the production meeting this morning and made sure everyone got the memo to refer to him as champion. Charly says Jeff is the real champion right now. Sami continues ranting about how he’s the rightful champion. Sami has words with everyone on the panel and says he’s leaving to get ready but they threw him off his game and if he loses, it’s their fault and he’s coming for payback. He storms off and Charly sends us to the ring.
SmackDown Tag Team Titles Match: Lucha House Party vs. Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura
We go to ringside as Michael Cole welcomes us. He’s joined by Corey Graves. Out first comes Lucha House Party – Kalisto and Lince Dorado with Gran Metalik. Greg Hamilton does the introductions. Out next are SmackDown Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura. Cesaro starts off with Dorado and they go into the corner, then back out. Cesaro overpowers and slams Dorado, then kicks him in the back.
Cesaro continues to overpower. Dorado sends Cesaro flying and then dropkicks. Kalisto tags in and they double team Cesaro for a 2 count. Cesaro and Kalisto go at it now. Kalisto counters and gets a Sleeper hold applied. Cesaro rams Kalisto back into the corner to break it. Kalisto keeps fighting and hits a big hurricanrana out of the corner. Dorado tags in and nails a missile dropkick from the top. Nakamura tags in and unloads on Dorado but he fights back. Nakamura runs into a boot in the corner. Dorado goes to the top but Nakamura kicks him off, sending him out to the floor.
Nakamura follows and brings Dorado back to the apron, nailing a high knee to the face. Nakamura brings it back in and takes Dorado to the corner. Cesaro tags in and unloads on Dorado in the corner. The champs dominate Dorado with quick tags near their corner now. Nakamura unloads with kicks and drops Dorado for another 2 count. Nakamura with a boot to the throat in the corner now. Nakamura with boots to the head while Dorado is down in the corner. Cesaro keeps control and grounds Dorado now.
Dorado fights back and hits a big Sunset Bomb for a close 2 count. Cesaro comes right back with a huge kick for a close 2 count. More back and forth now. Dorado looks to make a comeback and a tag but Cesaro knocks Kalisto off the apron with a big boot. Cesaro and Nakamura end up hitting another big double team on Dorado for a 2 count. Nakamura drives knees into Dorado while he’s down now. Dorado kicks out at 2.
Cesaro tags back in and rocks Dorado in the corner with an uppercut. Dorado keeps fighting but Cesaro stops the tag. Dorado finally makes the tag. Kalisto flies with a crossbody to Cesaro. They tangle and Kalisto nails a big DDT off the counter. Cesaro kicks out at 2 as Nakamura rushes in with a kick. Nakamura catches Dorado’s springboard Stunner. Dorado ends up sending Nakamura out after a Backstabber. Kalisto fights Cesaro off and sends him out. Kalisto flies out with a DDT attempt but Cesaro catches him. Dorado follows up and turns it into a tornado DDT. Kalisto and Dorado are working together now as Metalik directs them at ringside.
Kalisto brings Cesaro in and hits a moonsault from the middle rope. Dorado tags in with a middle rope moonsault of his own. Kalisto tags right back in and hits a top rope moonsault now. Cesaro kicks out at 2. Kalisto and Cesaro tangle some more. Nakamura pulls Dorado off the apron and launches him into the barrier, then dumps him over the barrier into the virtual crowd with an Exploder. Kalisto tries to roll Cesaro in the ring but Cesaro overpowers. Kalisto keeps fighting and rolls him for a close 2 count. Cesaro blocks Salida del Sol as Nakamura tags in. Cesaro with an uppercut. Cesaro with the Cesaro Swing to launch Kalisto into Nakamura’s Kinshasa. Nakamura covers for the pin to retain.
Winners: Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura
After the match, Cesaro and Nakamura stand tall as their music hits. We go to replays. The champs head to the back as there appears to be some tension among Lucha House Party at ringside.
– We take a look at the WWE Championship Match with a video package.
Charly asks about Drew’s jaw and how will it affect the match. Booker says it will probably be in the back of his mind, but adrenaline gets to you. Booker says the advantage goes to Orton due to experience. Booker says Randy Orton wants people to talk about him as one of the greatest if not the greatest. Peter says that Cena and the Rock are great superstars, but Orton is the better wrestler. Peter says this ambulance is needed for this match.
John says that Drew has been a great champion but he has a broken jaw. You can shake it off the first time, but after 25 or 30 minutes it gets to you. Drew being hurt makes it more likely Randy Orton can win tonight. Peter says he is picking Randy Orton too.
– We see the ladders being set up at ringside for the opening match of the pay per view.
WWE Clahs of Champions Opener:
The 2020 WWE “Clash of Champions: Gold Rush” pay-per-view opens up with a video package, narrated by John Cena.
– We are live from the WWE Thunderdome at the Amway Center in Orlando, FL, as Michael Cole welcomes us as fans chant in the virtual crowd. Cole is joined at ringside by Corey Graves.
Winner Takes All Ladder Match for the WWE Intercontinental Title: Sami Zayn vs. AJ Styles vs. Jeff Hardy
We go right to the ring and Greg Hamilton has the mic, explaining that the winner of tonight’s opener must retrieve both Intercontinental Title belts hanging above the ring. Out first comes AJ Styles to mostly boos. AJ looks up at both belts hanging above the ring. Out next comes Sami Zayn, who claims to be the real champion after being stripped of the title earlier this year due to his hiatus. Current WWE Intercontinental Champion Jeff Hardy is out last.
The bell rings and they all argue while looking up at the titles.Hardy punches AJ and Irish whips AJ into the corner. Hardy Irish whips Sami into AJ in the corner. Hardy with a snap mare to AJ and then he takes out Zayn. Hardy with a drop kick to Zayn and he goes for the first ladder. AJ with a baseball slide into the ladder that is sent into Hardy. AJ with a slingshot forearm to Hardy. Sami with an Arabian Press onto AJ but Sami favors one leg. Zayn hits Hardy in the back with a ladder. Sami hits AJ with a ladder.
Zayn brings a ladder into the ring but Hardy stops Sami before he can set it up. Hardy with a punch and a back body drop to Zayn onto the ladder. Hardy tries to suplex Styles but Styles blocks it and sends Jeff into the turnbuckles. Hardy kicks AJ and goes for an elbow off the turnbuckles but AJ moves and Hardy hits the middle of the ladder. AJ punches Zayn and Irish whips Zayn into the ladder and he bounces off. AJ goes to the floor and gets a larger ladder to bring back into the ring.
AJ kicks Hardy in the ribs. AJ sets up the ladder and starts to climb but Zayn stops him. Sami pulls AJ off and AJ with a Pele Kick to Zayn. AJ climbs the ladder and so does Hardy. Hardy with punches at the top of the ladder and then AJ punches Hardy. AJ sends Hardy off the top of the ladder. AJ is at the top of the ladder and Hardy grabs AJ’s leg. Hardy punches AJ and AJ misses a back fist. Hardy with a reverse atomic drop followed by a double leg drop and drop kick. Zayn returns and sends Hardy to the floor. Sami climbs the ladder and AJ pulls Sami off the ladder. AJ tries to send Sami into the ladder but Sami blocks it and sends AJ into the ladder with an exploder.
Sami climbs the ladder and Hardy stops him. Hardy pulls Sami off and sends Zayn to the floor. Zayn pulls Hardy to the floor and Hardy is sent into the ringside barrier. AJ sends Hardy into the ringside barrier and then he kicks Zayn. AJ misses a forearm off the ring steps when Hardy moves. Hardy goes off the ring steps and hits Poetry in Motion. Zayn with a Helluva Kick to Hardy and Hardy lays next to the front row of screens. Sami gets back into the ring.
Sami starts to climb the ladder but AJ throws a ladder at Zayn to knock him off the ladder. AJ adjusts the ladder while Jeff falls into the ring. AJ starts to climb and so does Hardy. Hardy has his hand on the belt but AJ punches him. The ladder falls and hits the turnbuckles while Styles goes to the floor and Hardy lands on the ropes before falling into the ring. Zayn climbs the ladder and Hardy stops him one more time. Hardy pushes the ladder and Sami falls off and it hits AJ who was trying for a Phenomenal Forearm. Zayn pulls the ladder into position. Hardy pulls Zayn off and hits a Twist of Fate.
Hardy climbs the ladder and AJ grabs Jeff and Jeff kicks AJ away. Hardy is at the top of the ladder and Zayn tries to push the ladder over but Hardy is on the side of the ladder as it hits the ring post and Hardy is down again. AJ with a forearm to Zayn’s back. AJ slams Zayn’s head into the announce table. Sami with forearms and he sends AJ into the ring post. Zayn bridges a ladder between the apron and the announce table. AJ with an elbow and punch to Zayn. Zayn is sent into the announce table again. AJ kicks Zayn and AJ goes for a moonsault into an reverse DDT on the floor. AJ slams Zayn onto the announce table. AJ puts Zayn on the ladder across the ring and announce table. Hardy hits AJ with a ladder and AJ is down.
Hardy moves a ladder against the ring and climbs it and hits a swanton onto Zayn and the ladder is history. Hardy hits AJ in the ribs with a ladder. Hardy brings a ladder to the apron but Styles stops Hardy. AJ enters the ring and he sees the belts above the ring. AJ pulls a ladder into the ring. AJ sets up the ladder and puts it in position. AJ starts to climb the ladder but Hardy pushes the ladder over and AJ hits the mat. Sami is back to his feet and he sends Hardy into the ringside barrier a few times. Sami goes into his jacet and he gets two sets of handcuffs. Sami kicks Hardy and hits him with a small ladder. Sami puts one handcuff through Hardy’s ear and then locks the other side into the ladder.
Sami puts a ladder in the ring and he kicks AJ. Sami locks in part of the handcuff to Styles and then he sets up the ladder before trying to lock AJ into the ropes but AJ with punches and he sends Sami into the ladder. AJ with a suplex but now he is cuffed to Sami. AJ punches Sami. AJ climbs the ladder with Sami on his shoulders now. Hardy brings the ladder in the ring now, the one cuffed to his ear lobe. Sami pulls the cuff key out and starts unhooking himself while AJ fights with Hardy. Sami unlocks the cuff and slides free, then cuffs AJ to the ladder. Sami climbs up the other side of the ladder now. Sami grabs the titles and retrieves them for the win, just as Hardy made his way over to stop him but it was too late.
Winner and NEW Intercontinental Champion: Sami Zayn
After the match, Kayla Braxton asks Sami about recapturing the Intercontinental Championship. Sami says this title was his all along. He didn’t recapture anything. He is your winner and STILL Intercontinental Champion.
– Michael mentions R Truth’s appearance on the Kickoff Show and we see what happened.
– R Truth is in the back and he is walking carefully. He walks into a referee’s room and Truth says my bad.
– Drew Gulak is in the back and he rolls up Truth for a three count to become the new WWE 24/7 Champion. Gulak runs off with the title.
– We take a look at footage from the WWE Chronicle about Jey Uso.
Raw Women’s Championship – Asuka vs. Zelina Vega
They lock up and Asuka sends Zelina face first into the mat. Asuka wants a test of strength because she is taller and Zelina tries to stomp on the feet but Asuka moves. They have a test of strength and Asuka takes Zelina to the mat and gets some near falls. Zelina with a kick to the arm. Asuka with a wrist lock. Asuka with a side head lock and she holds on when Zelina tries to send her off the ropes. Asuka with a shoulder tackle. Asuka blocks arm drag and Asuka goes for a cross arm breaker but Zelina gets to the ropes. Asuka kicks Zelina in the corner. Asuka puts Zelina on the turnbuckles and goes for a superplex but Zelina blocks it.
Zelina knocks Asuka off the turnbuckles and Zelina goes for the arm but Asuka pushes her away. Asuka with a back heel kick and a hip attack that knocks Vega off the apron to the floor. Zelina sends Asuka’s injured arm into the ring steps. They return to the ring and Zelina kicks Asuka and chokes her in the corner. Zelina with a hammer lock and she sends Asuka shoulder first into the turnbuckles. Asuka with an Irish whip and she runs into a boot.
Zelina with an arm wringer and she gets a near fall. Zelina with a hammer lock and she bridges. Zelina gets a near fall. Zelina works on the arm but Asuka goes for the Asuka Lock and Zelina uses the turnbuckles to escape and she applies a cross arm breaker. Asuka with the Asuka Lock and Zelina with a snap mare to escape. Asuka with a kick and Zelina with a forearm. Asuka with a kick and she misses the hip attack in the ropes and Zelina with a crucifix in the ropes. Zelina with a head scissors take down and a running double knee strike for a near fall. Asuka holds on to the ropes when Zelina goes for a lungblower. Zelina with a rolling kick for a near fall.
Asuka blocks a kick and Asuka goes for the Asuka Lock but Vega with a victory roll for a near fall. Vega with another rollup for a near fall. Asuka with the Asuka Lock to force Vega to tap out.
After the match, Charly Caruso asks Asuka if she underestimated Zelina. Asuka says Zelina is like a firecracker. Small and dangerous but she was not ready for Asuka. Asuka offers her hand to Zelina and Zelina bows. Asuka bows and Zelina kicks Asuka and sends her to the mat before leaving the ring. Asuka yells in Japanese for a minute or two, then raises the title as her music hits. Vega yells back from the stage, saying this is not over.
United States Championship – Bobby Lashley vs. Apollo Crews
Back from a break and out first comes Apollo Crews with Ricochet for the next match. WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley is out next, representing The Hurt Business. MVP is with him.
Lashley with a take down and a near fall. Lashley with a wrist lock. Lashley with a shoulder tackle. Crews with a boot and clothesline that sends Lashley over the top rope to the floor. Lashley with a moonsault off the apron. Lashley with a shoulder and he tries to send Crews into the turnbuckles but Crews blocks it and he sends Lashley into the turnbuckles. Crews with a cross body for a near fall. Lashley with an Irish whip and he does not follow Crews into the corner. Lashley with a flatliner for a near fall.
Lashley chokes Crews in the ropes while MVP taunts Crews. Lashley with punches. Lashley chokes Crews in the ropes again. Ricochet makes sure that there are no shenanigans. Lashley with a suplex for a near fall. Crews rolls to the floor and Lashley follows. Lashley gets Crews on his shoulders but Crews gets to his feet and he sends Lashley into the ring post. Crews with running forearms and then he backs Lashley into the corner. Crews with a splash into the corner. Lashley with a back heel kick but Crews with an elbow that sends Lashley to the floor and then Crews with a splash into Lashley.
Crews goes up top and leaps over Lashley. Crews with an enzugirii and he presses Lashley above his head and drops him to the mat. Crews with a standing moonsault for a near fall. Lashley punches Crews when he goes up top. Lashley sets for a superplex and hits it. Lashley gets a near fall. Lashley sets for the Dominator but Crews lands on his feet and hits a standing shooting star press. Crews goes up top and hits a frog splash for a near fall. Lashley with a choke slam and he sets for the full nelson. Lashley locks in the full nelson and Crews taps out.
Winner: Bobby Lashley
After the match, the music hits as Lashley and MVP stand tall in the ring. We go to replays. Ricochet helps Crews up the ramp as Lashley taunts from the ring.
Raw Tag Team Championship – The Street Profits vs. Andrade and Angel Garza
Dawkins and Andrade start things off and Dawkins with a wrist lock. Andrade with a reversal and Dawkins with a reversal. Andrade with a forearm and Garza tags in. Garza with a kick and arm bar. Andrade tags in and he kicks Dawkins in the arm. Andrade with a side head lock and he holds on when Dawkins tries to send Andrade off the ropes. Dawkins with a shoulder tackle and he hits a drop kick. Ford tags in and hits a drop kick on Andrade and then Garza. Andrade hits Ford from behind. Andrade is held by Garza to force Ford to miss a drop kick. Garza tags in and Garza kicks Ford and the pants are off.
Garza with an arm bar and Andrade tags in. Andrade with a missile drop kick. Andrade sends Ford to the floor and Garza tags in. Andrade puts Ford on the apron and Garza with a running knee to the head. Garza gets a near fall. Garza with knees to the ribs and he applies an arm bar while putting pressure on the head. Ford with a belly-to-back suplex to escape but Garza kicks Ford. Andrade and Dawkins tags in and he clotheslines Andrade and hits a flying back elbow. Dawkins sends Garza to the mat and then he hits an exploder on Andrade. Dawkins with a spinning splash to Andrade followed by a drop kick.
Andrade misses the running double knee strike. Garza tags in and Dawkins with a spinebuster and Dawkins tags Ford in. Garza drop kicks Dawkins to the floor.
Ford and Garza fight on the turnbuckles. Garza with a Spanish Fly for a near fall. Ford punches Garza. Andrade pulls Dawkins off the apron to prevent a tag. Garza with a rollup for a near fall. Garza with a knee to Ford and Andrade tags in. Andrade hits the running double knees to Ford in the corner. Ford kicks out at 2. Ford ends up blocking the Hammerlock DDT and dropping Andrade. Dawkins tags in and hits the big Spinebuster on Andrade. Dawkins holds it for the pin but there’s some confusion. Andrade kicks out but it’s hard to tell what the referee called. The bell rings and The Profits retain.
Winners: The Street Profits
After the match, everyone seems confused but the music hits and The Street Profits start celebrating. We get a replay that shows there was definitely some controversy with the finish, and Cole agrees. We see trainers and Garza checking on Andrade at ringside. The Profits head to the back with their titles in the air.
– We get a promo for the WWE Draft, which begins on the October 9 SmackDown and ends on the October 12 RAW.
Kayla is backstage with WWE 24/7 Champion Drew Gulak now. He says he wasn’t scheduled for tonight’s show but has a coach, he always has to be ready, so he was backstage warming up when he saw R-Truth and got the pin to win the title. He jokes about dedicating the win to Akira Tozawa, who was eaten by a shark last week. R-Truth sneaks up from behind and decks Gulak, then rolls him up for the pin to win the title back.
– Cole and Graves talk about Connor’s Cure and Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.
– We go back to the ring and out comes SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley. She’s carrying a steel chair, and stops to raise it on the ramp as the pyro goes off.
In the Arena:
Bayley places her title in the chair and takes the mic. She says it sucks that Nikki Cross is unable to compete tonight. She was looking forward to Cross proving the world wrong and beating her because she doesn’t have Sasha Banks in her corner. Bayley goes on mocking Cross and says she even got new gear for her tonight. Bayley says she’s our role model and will not let us down tonight. She’s extending an offer for anyone on SmackDown to come challenge for her title. No one comes in the few seconds since she made the offer, so Bayley calls for the referee to come in and declare her the winner. The music finally hits and out comes RAW Women’s Champion Asuka to a big pop.
SmackDown Women’s Title Match: RAW Women’s Champion Asuka vs. Bayley
Asuka rushes the ring and ducks Bayley as the bell rings. Asuka keeps going and hits a Hip Attack in the corner. Bayley fights off a German suplex. Asuka ends up hitting the German after tangling. Bayley goes to the floor to regroup after the quick start. Cole confirms that Bayley’s title is on the line.
Bayley comes back in but Asuka immediately dropkicks her, then nails a Hip Attack for 2. Asuka with the arm bar now in the middle of the ring. counters some more and finally gets some offense of her own in. Bayley with a back suplex for a 2 count. Bayley kicks Asuka around now, working her over against the ropes as the referee counts. Bayley charges with another shot in the corner but Asuka still kicks out.
Bayley talks trash and continues focusing on the arm. Bayley drops Asuka by her arm. Bayley goes to the second rope and comes off but because she was distracted by trash talking Cole, Asuka catches her with knees to the face. Bayley goes to the floor for a breather, then dodges a kick from the apron and pulls Asuka to the floor by her leg. Bayley slides out but misses and Asuka drops her on the floor. Asuka with a German suplex on the floor. Bayley ends up hitting Asuka with a steel chair on the outside and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner by DQ: Asuka
After the bell, Bayley delivers another chair shot over the back. Bayley is announced as the champion. Sasha Banks suddenly appears, still wearing a neck brace, but she nails Bayley over the back with a steel chair to drop her. The crowd pops for Banks. Banks kicks Bayley in the face and starts beating on her at ringside. Banks stops to clutch her own neck as she’s in pain. Bayley grabs Banks and brings her in the ring, stopping to yell at Cole. Bayley slides a steel chair in and then brings a kendo stick in. Bayley stands the chair up and grabs another chair from the corner. Bayley stalks Banks but Banks kicks her leg out and she goes down. Banks grabs the kendo stick and unloads on Bayley with it, beating her around the ring. Bayley crawls for a chair but Banks steps on it to stop her. Banks grabs the chair and backs Bayley into the ropes. She swings the chair but Bayley retreats to the floor to avoid it. Banks sells the neck injury as her music hits. She looks on from the ring as Bayley takes her title and heads up the ramp. We go to replays. Banks stands tall in the ring, holding her neck. Bayley stares back from the stage, clutching her title.
WWE Championship – Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton in an Ambulance Match
We go back to the ring and out first comes Randy Orton. He stops and checks out the ambulance next to the stage area. Out next comes WWE Champion Drew McIntyre. Drew hits the ring and stares out at Orton, raising the WWE Title as pyro goes off. We get formal ring introductions from Mike Rome.
Drew with punches and kicks to Orton followed by a chop. Drew with more kicks and punches. Orton with a kick but Drew with punches and chops. Drew with a chop and punch. Drew with a punch to the jaw. Orton goes for an RKO but Drew avoids it. Drew is sent to the apron and Orton kicks the middle rope to hit Drew low. Orton with a kick and hanging DDT. Orton backs up and sets for the running kick to the head but someone grabs Orton’s leg and it is the Big Show. Show pulls Orton out of the ring and choke slams him through the announce table!
Drew squats down next to Randy on the floor. Drew hot shots Orton on the ringside barrier. Drew kicks Orton and chops him. Drew sends Orton into the ring steps. Drew stomps on the hand. Drew Irish whips Orton into the ringside barrier. Drew with a forearm to the back and he punches Orton. Drew gets Orton on his shoulders and carries Orton to the ambulance and Drew sends Orton face first into the ambulance. Drew pulls out some crutches and a steel chair. Drew with a chair to the ribs and back. Orton hits Drew in the midsection with a crutch and then to the back of the leg. Orton jams the chair into Drew’s injured jaw.
Orton puts Drew in the back but then Drew sends Orton into the ambulance. Drew punches Orton and Orton kicks Drew away. Drew punches Orton. Orton with a punch to the jaw. Orton sends Drew into the side of the ambulance. Orton puts Drew’s head on the driver’s seat but Drew escapes and he gives Orton a head butt and Orton starts to drool. Drew sets for a Claymore but Orton moves and the door is knocked off. Orton with a European uppercut. Drew with a punch and he sends Orton into the hood of the ambulance.
Orton crawls to the back and Drew follows. Orton uses a chair to try to get away but Drew stops him and punches Orton. Drew chops Orton. Orton Irish whips Drew into the wall and then Christian attacks Orton by catering. Christian sends Orton into the carving area.
Drew punches Orton and chops him. They fight back into the building and Orton is put on the hood of the ambulance. Orton with a thumb to the eye and Orton sends Drew into the windshield.
Orton punches Drew as they go to the top of the ambulance. Drew punches Orton while his back bleeds from what Orton did to him on the windshield. Orton with a knee to the head. Orton punches Drew as he hangs from the roof of the ambulance. Orton stomps on the hand and then he stands on the other hand and Drew falls to the floor. Orton stands on top of the ambulance and he turns around and is given Sweet Chin Music by Shawn Michaels and Orton falls off the ambulance.
Drew picks up Orton and carries him to the ambulance. Orton with elbows and Orton gets back to his feet and he hits an RKO on Drew on the floor. Orton puts Drew in the ambulance and Orton closes one door. He looks around and Drew puts his hand up to block the door and Drew gets out of the ambulance by giving Orton a thumb to the eye.
Orton with a Claymore to Orton in front of the back of the ambulance. Drew sends Orton into the ambulance and Drew thinks about closing the door but he pulls Orton over the edge of the ambulance. Drew backs up to kick Orton in the head and he connects. Drew closes the door to win.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
After the match, Drew stands tall as his music hits. The referee hands him the WWE Title and raises his arm in victory. Drew beats on the back of the ambulance, giving the signal for it to be driven away. Drew goes up to the stage and watches, raising the WWE Title in the air as the crowd cheers him on. The referee then slaps the truck but it’s not moving. The referee goes up to the front seat to see what the hold up is. We see WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair at the wheel of the ambulance. Flair delivers a line and a “Woooo!” before driving the ambulance away, sirens blaring. We go to replays. Drew stands tall on the stage now, raising the WWE Title in the air.
Universal Championship – Roman Reigns vs. Jey Uso
We go back to the ring for tonight’s main event as Jey Uso makes way out first with a unique entrance. WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns makes his way out next. Paul Heyman is right next to him. A shirtless Reigns poses on the stage as the pyro goes off. Reigns gets more pyro after entering the ring. We get formal ring introductions from Hamilton.
They circle each other and Jey says it didn’t have to go down this way. They lock up and Roman backs Jey into the corner and gives a clean break but stares at Jey. They lock up and Roman tosses Jey across the ring. Roman and Jey exchange words before locking up again. Roman with an Irish whip and Jey floats over and does some dancing. Jey with a waist lock and Roman with a standing switch. Roman sends Jey to the floor. Jey with punches to Roman but Roman with a jumping clothesline for a near fall. Roman chokes Jey in the ropes and he tells Jey he told him.
Roman sends Jey into the turnbuckles. Roman tells Jey he wouldn’t be down there if he listened to the tribal chief. Roman chokes Jey on the top rope and then he punches Jey and Jey falls to the floor. Roman punches Jey on the floor. Roman slams Jey’s head against the announce table. Roman sends Jey back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Roman with a reverse chin lock. Jey with punches but Roman with a head butt.
Jey with a kick and thrust kick. Jey with a punch and Samoan drop for a near fall. Jey sets for the running hip into the corner but Roman with a Superman punch. Jey rolls to the floor. Jey with a forearm but Roman with a forearm. They go back and forth but Roman with an uppercut and Jey is down. Roman tells Jey this is the ass whooping he was talking about. You should have laid down. Roman with punches to Jey. Jey with a chop and Roman with a punch. Roman with a clothesline in the corner. Roman with a clothesline in the corner. Jey gets a boot up and Jey with an uppercut and punches.
Jey sends Roman shoulder first into the ring post. Jey clotheslines Roman over the top rope and Jey with a suicide dive that sends Roman into the ringside barrier. Jey with an enzuigiri and Roman falls to the floor and Jey with another suicide dive. Jey goes up top and hits a cross body for a near fall. Jey with a super kick for a near fall. Jey leaps over Roman from the turnbuckles and Roman with a jumping leg lariat for a near fall. Roman goes for a spear but Jey with a rollup for a near fall. Jey with a super kick and he goes up top for a frog splash and hits it but Roman kicks out at two.
Jey holds his groin because of Roman’s kick out. Roman with a spear and he thinks about finishing off Jey but he is not done. Roman says he is not ready to end this. Roman tells Jey to call him chief and this is done. Roman with another spear. Roman wants Jey to say that Roman is the head of the table and that he feeds everyone. Jey refuses. Paul tells Roman he is his tribal chief but Roman tells Paul he does not want to hear it from him.
Roman punches Jey and the referee is about to disqualify Roman. Roman yells at the referee. Roman tells Jey to acknoweldge him and he head butts Jey and connects with forearms. Roman says that our whole family is watching.
An injured Jimmy Uso comes limping down the ramp now. Jimmy grabs Jey’s arm and tells him he’s going to throw the white towel in. Jey tells him no, forget this fool. Reigns tells Jimmy to come in the ring and acknowledge him as being the head of the table. Jey tells Jimmy don’t do it. Jimmy wants to throw the towel in. Jey tells him no. Reigns continues taunting them both. Reigns mounts Jey again and continues beating him with lefts and rights. Jimmy finally throws the towel in the ring and ends the match. Reigns keeps beating on Jey as Jimmy yells at officials to ring the bell.
Winner: Roman Reigns
After the bell, Reigns finally backs off Jey. Jimmy hits the ring to check on Jey, yelling at Reigns and telling him that they’re family. Jimmy tells Reigns he’s the chief, if that’s what he wants to hear, just leave Jey alone. Jimmy goes on about how they’re family and Reigns needs to chill. Reigns takes his title and looks down at The Usos. Heyman brings in the Samoan lei that Jey wore to the ring, and places it around Reigns’ neck. Reigns’ music hits as he raises the title in the air and is announced the winner. Still in the ring, Reigns stands tall and stares down at The Usos as WWE’s “Clash of Champions: Gold Rush” pay-per-view goes off the air.