June 26, 2017
Los Angeles, California
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Roman Reigns & Braun Strowman In-Ring Promo:
Roman is going to call it like it is. If the WWE Universe gives him a moment, they just might like this. Last week on Raw, Samoa Joe finally put the Coquina Clutch on him and put him to sleep. When he was done, Braun Strowman returned. Strowman came out like a coward when Roman was down and he picked the bones. Roman has been in a lot of matches but never an Ambulance Match, but he accepts the challenge.
Roman will put Strowman in that ambluance, close the door, and drive him straight to hell because, this is his yard. An ambulance arrives in the arena and backs into the corner of the crowd. Roman leaves the ring and walks to the ambulance. Roman looks inside and no one is there. Strowman attacks Roman from behind and sends him into the barrier. Strowman launches Roman to the ramp like a rag doll. Roman lands a flurry of right jabs. Roman goes for the SuperMan Punch, but Strowman blocks it. Strowman launches Roman face first into the side of the Ambulance Truck. Strowman tosses Roman inside the Ambulance.
First Match: Cesaro, Sheamus and Elias Samson vs. Finn Balor & The Hardy Boyz
Matt Hardy and Sheamus will start things off. Collar and elbow tie up. Sheamus uppercuts Matt. Sheamus follows that with a HeadButt. Matt responds with a boot to the chest. Matt tags in Jeff. The Hardy’s connects with the Poetry in Motion to Sheamus. Hardy’s with a Stereo Suplex to Cesaro. Samson hops off the ring apron immediately as Balor gets into the ring. Sheamus and Cesaro are cutting the ring in half. Jeff applies a wrist lock. Jeff tags in Balor. Balor with a spinning heel kick to Cesaro. Balor with a series of SlingShot Stomps to the chest of Cesaro. Balor follows that with a Basement Dropkick for a two count. Cesaro dumps Balor onto the ring apron. Cesaro tags in Sheamus. Sheamus connects with the Ten Beats to the Chest of Balor. Cesaro tags in Samson. Samson drops Balor with a ForeArm Smash. Balor fires up with a series of right hands. Samson tags in Sheamus. Sheamus with a PowerSlam for a two count. Sheamus gets Balor in position for a Modified Torture Rack.
Balor gets back on his feet and tags in Jeff. Jeff with an Atomic Drop to Sheamus. Jeff follows that with a Leg Drop for a two count. Jeff sends Sheamus shoulder first into the steel ring post. Jeff ascends to the top rope, but Cesaro drags Sheamus out of the ring. Jeff drops Cesaro with a Flying Crossbody to the outside. Sheamus lands a knee strike for a two count as Jeff has his boot placed on the bottom rope. Jeff rolls out of the ring. Samson and Sheamus are double teaming Jeff Hardy in the corner. Sheamus plants Jeff with the Irish Curse Back Breaker for a two count. Sheamus with a quick tag to Cesaro. Cesaro with a Flying Double Axe Handle for a two count. Cesaro floats over into a front face lock. Jeff gets back to a vertical base. Cesaro with a Big Boot that knocks Balor off the ring apron. Jeff connects with a Back Body Drop to Cesaro.
Cesaro tags in Sheamus. Jeff from out of nowhere connects with a Twist of Fate. Samson and Matt Hardy are tagged in. Matt repeatedly bounces Samson head on every single turnbuckle in the corner. Matt with a Running BullDog followed by the Side Effect for a two count. Cesaro sends Matt shoulder first into the steel ring post. Samson tags in Sheamus. Sheamus drags Matt to the corner and tags in Cesaro. Sheamus and Cesaro plants Matt with their White Noise/Neck Breaker Combination for a two count as Balor breaks up the pin attempt. Matt with a jaw breaker to Cesaro. Matt tags in Balor. Balor with a Running Punt Kick to Samson. Balor lands a enziguri from the ring apron. Balor clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope. Balor drops Cesaro and Sheamus with the SomerSault Plancha. Balor plants Cesaro with the SlingBlade. Balor with a Basement DropKick that sends Cesaro crashing back first into the turnbuckles. Matt drops Sheamus with the Twist of Fate on the outside. Jeff with a Flying Clothesline to Samson off the ring apron. Balor connects with the Coup De Grace to pickup the victory.
Winner: Finn Balor & The Hardy Boyz via Pinfall
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Second Match: Goldust vs. R-Truth
Goldust put his personal film operator as a shield. Goldust attacks Truth behind his back. Goldust goes into a ground and pound attack. The Flim Operator is recording the match the middle of the ring. Goldust rams Truth sternum first into the steel ring post. Goldust poses on the top turnbuckle.
Winner: No Contest
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– Charly Caruso is interviewing Paul Heyman in the backstage area. Heyman is asked about Brock Lesnar sparking alot of buzz on Social Media. Correction, the Staples Center will be on fire because his client will be here tonight and he will walk to the ring and he will call out Samoa Joe. He will call out Samoa Joe for a fight. Samoa Joe from behind lightly locks in the Standing Coquina Clutch. Joe says he won’t waste anything on Heyman Everything he does tonight is for Brock. Joe tells Heyman he looks good.
Miz TV with Special Guest: The Ball Family
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Third Match: Dean Ambrose, Rhyno and Heath Slater vs. The Miz and The MizTourage w/Maryse
Miz immediately tags in Dallas. Ambrose clotheslines Dallas. Ambrose bounces Dallas head on the top turnbuckle. Dallas lands a big boot to the jaw of Ambrose in the corner. Ambrose hip tosses Axel into the ring. Ambrose lands a flurry of knife edge chops. Ambrose tags in Slater. Slater connects with a Double Axe Handle. Slater works on the shoulder of Axel. Slater tags in Rhyno. Slater and Rhyno with a Stereo Back Elbow Strike to Axel. Axel with a clubbing blow to the back of Rhyno. Axel rams Rhyno into the turnbuckles. Axel tags in Miz. Miz lands a big left hand. Miz follows that with a Knife Edge Chop. Rhyno kicks Miz in the gut. Rhyno is now lighting up Miz’s chest with chops. Miz launches Rhyno back first into the turnbuckles. Miz transitions into a ground and pound attack. Miz and The Entourage are cutting the ring in half. Axel kicks Rhyno in the chest. Axel applies a front face lock. Rhyno gets back to a vertical base. Rhyno explodes out of the corner with a running lariat. Rhyno tags in Ambrose. Ambrose with a running axe handle to Axel. Ambrose with a Neck Breaker to the Miz. Ambrose plants Miz and Axel with a BullDog/Clothesline Combination.
Ambrose goes for the Dirty Deeds, but Miz escapes. Slater launches Miz onto his Entourage on the outside. Axel applies an Arm-Bar on Slater. Slater get back to a vertical base. Axel clotheslines Slater for a two count. Dallas tags himself. in. Dallas shoves Slater into a Knee Strike from Axel. Dallas is mauling Slater in the corner. Miz connects with the Awesome Clothesline. Miz lands a series of IT Kicks! Slater plants Miz with a FlapJack. Miz tags in Dallas. Dallas with a clubbing axe handle to the back of Slater. Dallas repeatedly drives his knee to the back of Slater. Axel continues to cut the ring in half. Slater lands a Neck Breaker. Axel tags in Miz. Miz knocks Ambrose off the ring apron. Slater drops Miz with a Leg Lariat. Dallas and Rhyno are tagged in. Rhyno connects with a Corner Suplex. Rhyno goes for a Side Belly to Belly Suplex, but Dallas blocks it. Rhyno plants Dallas with the SpineBuster. Ambrose chases Miz around the ring. Axel attacks Rhyno from behind the referee’s back. Dallas from behind connects with the School Boy to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Miz & The MizTourage via Pinfall
– We get a video package on the broken friendship between Enzo & Big Cass.
Enzo & Big Cass In-Ring Segment:
How’s Enzo doing? Not so good. Enzo wants to keep it real but it’s not about him. It’s about the realest guys in the room. Enzo has tried to contact Big Cass all week, but he hasn’t responded. Enzo has done some stupid things. He doesn’t care how stupid he looks, but they need to talk right now, man to man. Big Cass comes down the isle. Enzo knows that boos hurts Cass because he knows him better than anyone in the world. Big Cass said a lot of things last week and he was right about those things. Enzo isn’t the biggest guy in the world, but he might have the biggest mouth in the world and that mouth may bite off more than it can chew. They were like brothers and last week, Cass might have broken his heart and his face. They’re brothers and that’s a bond he’ll not let Cass break. Enzo saw the passion and anger in Colin’s eyes. He saw hate and love in Cass eye and they’re family. He needs to focus on the future of his family. He won’t break that bond before they become WWE Tag Team Champions.
Cass says that Enzo doesn’t know when to shut up. He says he has to be honest. After what he did last week, he’s never been so ashamed in his life. Enzo is annoying and loud and he constantly runs his mouth. Cass is not going to change him. They are brothers and in front of the world, he wants to tell his brother that he’s sorry. Cass is sorry for everything he said and did over the last five weeks. Enzo and Big Cass hugs it out like good brothers. Cass says that there’s only one word to describe the people who thought their brotherhood was over with and he’s going to spell it out for everybody. SAWFT! Enzo and Cass heads to the top of the ramp. Cass clotheslines Enzo out of nowhere. Cass talks smack to Enzo. Cass launches Enzo down the ramp.
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Fourth Match: Seth Rollins vs. Curt Hawkins
Rollins and Hawkins goes into the collar and elbow tie up. Hawkins drives his knee to the gut of Rollins. Hawkins clotheslines Rollins for a one count. Hawkins transitions into a ground and pound attack. Hawkins connects with a Belly to Back Suplex for a one count. Hawkins bounces Rollins head on the top turnbuckle. Hawkins follows that with a snap vertical suplex for a one count. Hawkins applies a rear chin lock. Rollins rams his knee to the midsection of Hawkins. Rollins with a enziguri that knocks Hawkins off the ring apron. Rollins lands a Suicide Dive. Rollins plants Hawkins with the SlingBlade. Rollins follows that with the BlockBuster. Rollins connects with a SpringBoard Clothesline. Rollins goes for a Thrust Kick, but Hawkins counters with a roll through. Rollins finally lands the thrust kick to the jaw. Rollins connects with Deep Trigger to pickup the victory.
After the match, Bray Wyatt appears on the titantron screen. Bray told Rollins last week he took a leap of faith. It seems that Rollins is under the impression that since mankind forgave your transgressions, you walk around with the filth of vanity like a suit of armor. Rollins shills this corporate lingo that people should be like no one, yet you lead these ignorant people to a place of no return. If Rollins believes in redemption he will give it to your true self. Bray will help Rollins and save him. Rollins should be honored because he’ll be cleansed by the flame of a God. Be careful what you wish for because he’s inside your mind. Bray is everywhere. On July 9th, it will be the date of Rollins reclamation. Bray tells Rollins to be true to his true self or he will burn.
Winner: Seth Rollins via Pinfall
Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar and Samoa Joe In-Ring Segment:
Heyman is the advocate for the beast that instills fear in the face of everyone who enters the ring with him, Brock Lesnar. There’s one exception that defies that rule. The fearless Samoa Joe. Joe doesn’t fear Brock Lesnar. Samoa Joe stepped into this ring and pulled a cheap shot on Brock. If Joe wanted to start a fight in the locker room, he would make a cheap shot so everyone would pile on to separate them. Brock was held back and then Joe landed another cheap shot. One would think by now, Samoa Joe would have some fear in his heart for Brock Lesnar.
Samoa Joe remains fearless. Is that impressive? No, it means that Samoa Joe is a Samoan Dumbass. Joe isn’t burdened with great intelligence, but it takes a smart man to know when to fear. It’s time to start fearing Brock Lesnar. It’s time to hit record and it is the moment you will talk about tomorrow. Heyman introduces Brock Lesnar. Samoa Joe attacks Lesnar from behind on the ramp. Joe locks in the Coquina Clutch. Lesnar relentlessly tries to escape the hold, but Joe is cutting off the breathing circulation. Joe has to be pulled off of Lesnar.
Fifth Match: Lince Dorado vs. Neville
Akira Tozawa is chilling in the VIP Lounge. Neville bounces Dorado head on the top turnbuckle. Neville chokes Dorado in the corner with his boot. Neville sends Dorado face first into the canvas. Neville continues to toy around with Dorado in an attempt to play mind games with Tozawa. Neville with a Side HeadLock Takeover. Dorado gets back to a vertical base.
Dorado lands a big right hand. Neville responds with a Spinning Heel Kick. Dorado dropkicks Neville. Dorado Somersaults onto Neville on the outside. Dorado with a Flying Crossbody for a two count. Neville grabs Dorado by his mask. Neville lands a spinning back kick. Neville follows that with a boot to the jaw of Dorado. Neville locks in the Rings of Saturn which forces Dorado to tap out. After the match, Akira Tozawa takes off his suit. Titus O’Neil comes down to the ring. Titus says that he’s finalized a match between Neville and Akira Tozawa for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship at WWE Great Balls of Fire.
Winner: Neville via Submission
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Sixth Match: Sasha Banks vs. Nia Jax vs. Bayley vs. Emma vs. Dana Brooke vs. Mickie James in a Women’s Gauntlet Match. The Winner Will Go On To Face Alexa Bliss For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship at WWE Great Balls of Fire
Bayley and Nia Jax will start things off. Nia shoves Bayley. Bayley kicks Nia’s knee. Bayley goes for a running clothesline, but Nia stands still. Nia drives Bayley face first into the top turnbuckle. Nia clotheslines Bayley. Nia applies a rear chin lock. Bayley lands a couple jabs to the gut of Nia. Nia HeadButts Bayley to the canvas. Nia repeatedly rams her shoulder to the midsection of Bayley.
Bayley lands a running knee strike on the ring apron. Bayley ascends to the top turnbuckle. Bayley with a Flying Elbow Drop to the back of Nia’s neck for a two count. Bayley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bayley repeatedly kicks the hamstring of Nia. Nia lands a Basement DropKick that sends Bayley crashing head first to the bottom turnbuckle. Nia knocks Bayley off the top rope. Nia plants Bayley with a Samoan Drop to score the first pinfall of the match.
Bayley is officially eliminated.
Mickie James is the next entrant. Nia HeadButts Mickie in the corner. Nia chokes Mickie with her boot. Nia gets Mickie trapped in the Bear Hug. Mickie goes for a Sunset Flip, but Nia blocks it. Nia gets Mickie back into the Bear Hug. Mickie with a Front Kick to the chest of Nia.
Mickie lands a series of right hands. Mickie with a Flying Seated Senton off the top rope for a two count. Mickie connects with the Mick Kick. Mickie goes for the Leaping DDT, but Nia blocks it. Nia connects with a Running Body Avalanche to score the second pinfall of the match.
Mickie James is officially eliminated.
Dana Brooke is the next entrant. Brooke runs into Nia, but again Nia is selling absolutely nothing. Brooke goes for a CartWheel Kick, but Nia counters with a shoulder block. Nia connects with the Running Leg Drop which allows her to score the third pinfall of the match.
Dana Brooke is officially eliminated.
Emma is the next entrant. Nia tries to drag Emma into the ring while she’s making her entrance. Emma bounces Nia off the top rope. Emma lands two consecutive Basement DropKicks. Emma goes for a Flying Crossbody, but Nia counters with the Samoan Drop. Nia goes for the cover and gets her fourth consecutive pinfall in this gauntlet match.
Emma is officially eliminated.
Sasha Banks is the final entrant in this match. Sasha slaps Nia in the face. Sasha tosses Nia out of the ring. Sasha goes for a Suicide Dive, but Nia catches her in mid-air. Sasha drives Nia face first into the steel ring post. Sasha with a Flying Double Knee Strike off the ring apron. Nia tosses Sasha out of the ring coming out of the commercial break. Nia sends Sasha to the corner. Sasha with a leaping double knee strike to the chest. Nia drops Sasha with a Body Avalanche for a two count. Nia again tosses Sasha out of the ring. Sasha gets back into the ring and the count of nine. Nia with a clubbing blow to the back of Sasha. Nia walks on Sasha back. Nia bodyslams Sasha. Nia connects with a Elbow Drop for a two count. Nia wants Sasha to get counted out and tosses her out of the ring like a rag doll. Sasha bounces Nia head on the top rope.
Nia drops Sasha with a shoulder block. Nia goes for the cover, but again Sasha kicks out at two. Nia repeatedly drives Sasha’s head to the canvas. Nia with a Elbow Drop to the knee of Sasha. Nia rolls Sasha out of the ring. Nia gets Sasha in a Bear Hug. Nia plants Sasha with a Delayed Bodyslam for a two count. Nia goes for a Delayed Vertical Suplex, but Sasha gets back on her feet. Nia goes for a Leg Drop, but Sasha ducks out of the way. Sasha connects with a Sliding Knee Strike to the face of Nia. Sasha goes for the Bank Statement, but Nia blocks it. Nia plants Sasha with the Samoan Drop, but Sasha rolls herself to the ring apron to create separation. Nia goes for another Samoan Drop, but Sasha applies a Sleeper Hold. Nia gets Sasha in a Electric Chair Position, but Sasha counters with the Bank Statement which forces Nia to tap out. After the match, Kurt Angle comes down to the ring to make the match official for Great Balls of Fire. Alexa Bliss comes down to the ring and raises the title over Sasha’s head. Sasha dropkicks Bliss out of the ring
Winner: Sasha Banks via Submission