WWE Clash Of Champions 2017
December 17, 2017
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
WWE Clash Of Champions Kickoff Show:
– Renee Young, Sam Roberts and David Otunga are the panelists for tonight’s Clash Of Champions Kickoff Show.
Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn Interview:
Naomi Backstage Interview:
The New Day Social Media Lounge Interview:
WWE Clash Of Champions KickOff Match: Zack Ryder vs. Mojo Rawley
Ryder starts things off with a dropkick. Ryder transitions into a ground and pound attack. Ryder clotheslines Mojo over the top rope. Ryder deliver a series of forearm shivers. Mojo drives Ryder back first into the ring apron. Ryder responds with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Ryder rolls Mojo back into the ring. Ryder kicks Mojo in the chest. Ryder goes for The Rough Ryder, but Mojo counters with a SpineBuster.
Mojo is mauling Ryder in the corner. Mojo connects with the Body Avalanche for a two count. Mojo applies a rear chin lock. Ryder gets back to a vertical base. Ryder creates distance with a double knee strike. Mojo with a right hand that sends Ryder crashing to the outside. Mojo continues the onslaught with a Running Shoulder Block on the floor.
Coming out of the network break, Mojo has Ryder back in the rear chin lock. Ryder with a Jaw Breaker to Mojo. Mojo responds with a Big Boot. Mojo wants Ryder to show his killer instinct. Mojo starts paint brushing Ryder. Ryder decks Mojo with a Forearm Smash. Mojo grabs Ryder by his throat. Ryder slaps Mojo in the face. Ryder ducks a clothesline from Mojo. Ryder dishes out more forearm shivers in the corner. Ryder lands Back to Back Broski Boots for a two count. Mojo ChopBlocks Ryder. Mojo levels Ryder with a Running Haymaker to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mojo Rawley via Pinfall
First Match: Baron Corbin (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Bobby Roode in a Triple Threat Match For The WWE United States Championship
Roode and Ziggler are putting the boots to Corbin in the corner. The double team action continues on the outside. Roode and Ziggler clotheslines Corbin over the ringside barricade. Roode rolls Ziggler back into the ring. Roode goes for The Glorious DDT, but Ziggler counters with a Sunset Flip cover for a two count. Ziggler kicks Roode in the gut. Roode with an Atomic Drop to Ziggler. Roode follows that with a Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Ziggler sends Roode out of the ring. Corbin clotheslines Roode on the floor. Corbin with a forearm smash to Ziggler. Corbin whips Roode back first across the ringside barricade. Corbin rolls Roode back into the ring.
Corbin connects with a Body Avalanche. Corbin decks Roode with a Running Haymaker. Corbin taunts The Boston Crowd. Corbin launches Roode back first across the turnbuckles. Corbin continues to apply pressure to the back of Roode. Corbin rams Ziggler’s spine into the ringside barricade. Roode with a Forearm/Chop Combination to Corbin. Corbin connects with a Side Walk Slam for a two count. Corbin repeatedly stomps on Roode’s chest in the corner. Corbin with a Running Lariat to Ziggler. Roode kicks Corbin in the chest. Roode clotheslines Corbin. Roode follows that with a Flying BlockBuster for a two count.
Ziggler applies a Sleeper Hold. Roode clotheslines Ziggler. Roode kicks Ziggler in the jaw. Ziggler responds with The Famouser for a two count as Corbin breaks up the pin attempt. Ziggler dropkicks Corbin. Roode with a Swinging Uranage Slam to Ziggler. Corbin decks Roode with Deep Six for a two count. Corbin has Roode perched on the top turnbuckle. Roode and Ziggler are trading back and forth shots. Corbin connects with The Tower Of Doom. Corbin goes for The ChokeSlam Back Breaker, but Ziggler blocks it. Ziggler sends Corbin shoulder first to the steel ring post.
Ziggler goes for a SuperKick, but Roode counters with a SpineBuster. Roode does The Glorious Pose. Roode goes for The Glorious DDT, but Ziggler counters with a Leaping DDT for a two count. Roode lowers the rope which sends Corbin crashing to the outside. Roode blocks The SuperKick from Ziggler. Roode catapults Ziggler face first to the top turnbuckle pad. Roode connects with The Glorious DDT for a two count as Corbin drags Roode out of the ring. Corbin delivers The ChokeSlam Back Breaker on the floor. Corbin goes for The End of Days, but Ziggler counters with The Zig Zag to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE United States Champion, Dolph Ziggler via Pinfall
Daniel Bryan & Shane McMahon Backstage Segment:
Second Match: The Usos (c) vs. The New Day vs. Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable vs. Rusev & Aiden English in a Fatal Four Way Match For The WWE SmackDown Live Tag Team Championship
Jey Uso, Gable, Kofi and English will start things off. Gable rolls Kofi over for a two count. There’s a long pinnin exchange in the center of the ring. A full donnie brook ensues between all four teams. Kofi with a Flying Crossbody Block to Benjamin and Gable. Jey lands a Flying Pascada to the English and Big E. Benjamin connects with an Avalanche Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex for a two count. Big E responds with a Corner Spear. Benjamin is trapped in The Unicorn Stampede. The New Day with a series of SlingShot Wrecking Ball Dropkicks. Rusev SuperKicks Kofi. Rusev sends Big E shoulder first to the steel ring post.
Big E knocks Jey off the ring apron. Big E with the lateral press for a two count. Benjamin tags in Gable. English transitions into a ground and pound attack on Jimmy Uso. Benjamin & Gable with a Flying Clothesline/Belly to Back Suplex Combination for a two count. Gable applies an arm-bar. Following a snap mare takeover, English applies a rear chin lock. Gable tags in Benjamin. Jimmy gets back to a vertical base. Benjamin with a Vertical Suplex for a two count. Rusev kicks Jimmy in the gut. Rusev stomps on Jimmy’s back. Gable and Benjamin continues to double team Kofi in the corner.
Benjamin connects with a Back Body Drop. English follows that with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a one count. Rusev tosses Jimmy out of the ring. Benjamin and Gable with Stereo Knee Strikes for a two count. Kofi responds with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick to Gable. Kofi lowers the top rope which sends Benjamin crashing to the outside. Benjamin knocks Big E off the ring apron. Gable with a Rolling Kick for a two count as English breaks up the pin attempt. English and Gable are in a middle of a shoving contest. Jimmy decks Gable with a Leaping Enzuigiri. English drops Jimmy with a Running Haymaker. Kofi with a Double Stomp to English. Kofi makes the hot tag to Big E.
Jey with a Sweeping Uppercut to Gable. Big E follows with a Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex. Jey levels Gable with the Running StinkFace. Big E tries to one up Jey with The Running Splash to English. Big E and Jey goes for a Double Cover, but Gable and English kicks out at the count of two. Jey and Big E starts trading back and forth shots. The Usos welcomes The New Day and Rusev to The SuperKick Party. Benjamin PowerBombs Jimmy.
Gable gets Jey trapped in The Texas CloverLeaf Submission Hold. English rolls Gable over for a two count. English tags in Rusev. Rusev locks in The Accolade. Big E breaks up the submission attempt. The New Day goes for The MidNight Hour, but English knocks Kofi off the top rope. Rusev rolls Big E over for a two count. Rusev connects with The Machka Kick for a two count. Rusev stomps on Big E’s back. Rusev now has Big E in The Accolade. Gable from behind dumps Rusev with a German Suplex. Gable follows that with a High Angle German Suplex to Big E. Jimmy makes the blind tag. Jimmy SuperKicks Gable. Jey lands The Usos Splash to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE SmackDown Live Tag Team Champions, The Usos via Pinfall
Third Match: Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Natalya in a LumberJack Match For The WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Charlotte with a Waist Lock Go-Behind to Natalya. Natalya creates distance with a back elbow strike. Natalya drops Charlotte with a shoulder tackle. Charlotte responds with a Big Boot. Charlotte kicks Natalya out of the ring. Naomi rolls Natalya back into the ring. Natalya slaps Charlotte in the face. Lana, Tamina and Carmella beating up Charlotte on the outside. Natalya punches Charlotte in the jaw. Charlotte kicks Natalya in the chest. Charlotte follows that with a neck breaker. Charlotte delivers a knife edge chop for a two count. Natalya sends Charlotte face first across the middle turnbuckle. Natalya is mauling Charlotte in the corner. The Riott Squad, Tamina, Lana and Carmela are putting the boots to Charlotte.
Natalya kicks Charlotte in the ribs. Natalya slaps Charlotte in the face. Natalya applies a rear chin lock. Charlotte gets back to a vertical base. Natalya drives Charlotte face to the canvas. Natalya decks Charlotte with a Running Basement Dropkick. Natalya is wearing Charlotte down. Charlotte dodges a Wrecking Ball Dropkick from Natalya. Carmella rolls Natalya back into the ring. Charlotte lands a series of knife edge chops. Charlotte does The Flair Strut. Charlotte with a Back Breaker to Natalya. Natalya knocks Charlotte off the top turnbuckle.
Natalya goes for The SharpShooter, but Charlotte counters with a rollup for a two count. Charlotte fires off another Big Boot. Natalya sends Charlotte out of the ring. Naomi with a SpringBoard Crossbody Block to The Lumberjacks on the outside. Charlotte is distracted by Ruby Riott. Tamina SuperKicks Charlotte. Natalya locks in The SharpShooter. Charlotte crawls to the bottom rope to create separation.
Tamina, Lana and Carmella drags Charlotte out of the ring. This leads us to a big brawl between all the lumberjacks. Carmella brings The Money in the Bank Briefcase into the ring. The Riott Squad ruins Carmella plans. Charlotte takes out The LumberJacks with a Massive MoonSault. Natalya whips Charlotte face first to the steel ring post. Natalya goes for The SharpShooter, but Charlotte counters with The Figure Eight which forces her to tap out.
Winner: Still WWE SmackDown Live Women’s Champion, Charlotte Flair via Submission
Fourth Match: The Bludgeon Brothers vs. Breezango
Harper and Breeze will start things off. Harper punches Breeze. Harper tags in Rowan. Breeze with a Leaping Enzuigiri to Rowan. Breezango lands Stereo Thrust Kicks. Rowan dodges the steel ring post. Harper SuperKicks Breeze. Fandango ducks a clothesline from Rowan.
Fandango goes for a Running DDT, but Harper blocks it. Rowan with a Clubbing Haymaker to the back of Fandango’s head. Rowan deposits Breeze on the ring apron. Harper connects with a SitOut PowerBomb. The Bludgeon Brothers plants Fandango with The Double Crucifix PowerBomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Bludgeon Brothers via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn. Shane Bryan & Daniel Bryan Will Be The Special Guest Referee’s For This Match. If Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn Lose, They’ll Be Fired From WWE
Orton and Zayn will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Orton backs Zayn into the corner. Orton applies a side headlock. Orton drops Zayn with a shoulder tackle for a one count. Orton applies a rear chin lock. Zayn delivers multiple bodyshots. Orton kicks Zayn in the gut. Orton follows that with a uppercut. Orton applies a wrist lock. Orton tags in Nakamura. Nakamura is applying pressure to the wrist of Zayn. Zayn is tugging at Nakamura’s hair. Zayn applies a side headlock. Zayn transitions into an arm-bar. Nakamura reverses the hold. Owens is complaining to Daniel Bryan.
Owens repeatedly stomps on Nakamura chest. Owens is yelling at Shane McMahon. Nakamura delivers a flurry of forearm shivers. Following a snap mare takeover, Nakamura with a Leaping Knee Drop for a two count. Orton tags himself in. Orton stomps on Owens boot. Orton HeadButts Owens. Orton with a haymaker for a one count. Shane is talking strategy with Bryan. Orton decks Zayn with a right hand. Owens SuperKicks Orton for a two count. Owens and Zayn are double teaming Orton.
Zayn is paint brushing Orton. Zayn dishes out a series of knife edge chops. Orton levels Zayn with a Stiff Uppercut. Zayn tags in Owens. Owens with a clubbing blow to the back of Orton. Owens is putting the boots to Orton in the corner. Zayn applies a rear chin lock. Zayn goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Orton blocks it. Orton deposits Zayn ribs first on the top rope. Owens takes a swing at Nakamura. Owens with a Running Senton for a two count. Owens goes back to the rear chin lock. Owens kicks Orton in the gut. Owens and Zayn continues to cut the ring in half. Orton creates distance with a Belly to Back Suplex. Orton makes hot tag to Nakamura.
Nakamura with a series of knee strikes Owens. Nakamura with a Forearm Smash that knocks Zayn off the ring apron. Nakamura connects with Good Vibrations. Nakamura lays Owens flat on the top rope. Nakamura with a High Angle Knee Strike for a two count. Nakamura decks Owens with a Spinning Leg Lariat for a two count. Nakamura goes for The Reverse Exploder Suplex, but Owens counters with a side headlock. Nakamura kicks Owens in the jaw. Nakamura gets Owens trapped in the Triangle Choke. Bryan makes a quick cover because Nakamura’s shoulders were pinned to the mat.
Owens SuperKicks Nakamura for a two count. Owens tags in Zayn. Zayn knocks Orton off the ring apron. Nakamura with a Big Boot to Zayn. Zayn responds with The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Zayn drop toe holds Nakamura to the canvas. Owens with a Running Senton to the back of Nakamura. Zayn and Orton are trading back and forth shots. Zayn tosses Orton out of the ring. Owens goes for another Running Senton, but Nakamura gets his knees up in the air. Orton and Zayn are tagged in. Orton with two lariats to Zayn. Orton goes for the PowerSlam, but Zayn holds onto the ropes. Orton connects with a Fallaway Slam. Zayn whips Orton’s face off the top rope. Orton has Zayn perched on the top turnbuckle. Orton with The SuperPlex to Zayn. Owens drags Orton out of the ring.
Owens sends Orton shoulder first to the steel ring post. Nakamura starts attacking Owens. Nakamura whips Owens back first across the ringside barricade. Zayn and Owens are double teaming Nakamura on the outside. Owens with a Running Frog Splash through the announce table. Zayn ducks a clothesline from Orton. Orton connects with the PowerSlam. Orton follows that with a Delayed IEDDT. Orton hits The RKO for a two count as Owens shoves Bryan into Shane. Orton drops Owens with The RKO. Zayn and Orton in a pinning exchange in the center of the ring. Shane gets caught refusing to pin Randy Orton. Shane starts shoving Bryan. Orton goes for The RKO, but Zayn counters with a quick roll up to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn via Pinfall
Sixth Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Jinder Mahal w/The Singh Brothers For The WWE Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Jinder shoves Styles to the corner. Styles with a Waist Lock Go-Behind to Jinder. Jinder drops Styles with a back elbow strike. Test of Strength in the center of the ring. Styles kicks Jinder in the hamstring. Jinder is trying to regain his composure on the outside. Styles takes out Jinder legs. Styles rolls Jinder back into the ring. Styles with a single leg takedown to Jinder. Styles applies a leg lock. Jinder crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Jinder with a throat punch to Styles. Jinder deposits Styles rib first across the top rope. Jinder sends Styles rib first to the barricade. Jinder breaks up the referee’s ten count. Jinder launches Styles to the time keepers area.
Jinder delivers a SlingShot Knee Drop. The Singh Brothers are talking smack to Styles. Jinder kicks Styles out of the ring. Jinder connects with a Reverse Suplex on the announce table. Jinder is targeting the ribs of Styles. Jinder applies a rear chin lock. Following a snap mare takeover, Jinder applies a body scissors hold. Styles is throwing multiple haymakers at Jinder. Jinder whips Styles sternum first into the turnbuckles.
Jinder with a clubbing blow to the back of Styles. Jinder locks in The Abdominal Stretch. Jinder drops Styles with a Running Shoulder Tackle. Jinder lands a Flying Clothesline. Jinder goes for another Flying Clothesline, but Styles counters with a dropkick in mid-air. Jinder rolls himself out of the ring. Styles is distracted by The Singh Brothers. Jinder knocks Styles off the ring apron. Styles with a thrust kick to the midsection of Jinder. Styles with a Forearm Smash to Jinder. Jinder blocks the Phenomenal Forearm by Styles. Jinder connects with a Double Knee GutBuster for a two count.
Styles responds with an Electric Chair Slam. Styles fires up with a flurry of lariats. Styles levels Jinder with The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Jinder drives Styles back first into the turnbuckles. Styles kicks Jinder in the jaw. Jinder with a Press Slam for a two count. Styles with an Exploder Suplex for a two count. Styles and Jinder are trading back and forth shots. Styles goes for a Running Forearm Smash, but Jinder counters with a Big Boot. Jinder with a Running Samoan Drop for a two count.
Jinder goes for The Khallas, but Styles counters with The Pele Kick. Jinder is ramming his shoulder into the midsection of Styles. Jinder intercepts the Tornado DDT. Jinder SuperKicks Styles for a two count. Styles with a Leaping Pele Kick that has Jinder staggering on the top rope. Styles sends Jinder crashing to the canvas. Styles connects with the 450 Splash. The Singh Brothers are trying to drag Jinder out of the ring.
Styles with a SlingShot Phenomenal Forearm to The Singh Brothers. Styles hits The Styles Clash to Sunil Singh. Styles goes for The Phenomenal Forearm, but Jinder ducks out of the way. Jinder with a Leaping Knee Strike to the back of Styles head. Jinder follows that with The Khallas for a two count. Jinder is mocking Styles. Jinder goes for The Styles Clash, but Styles counters with The Calf Crusher which forces him to tap out.
Winner: Still WWE Champion, AJ Styles via Submission
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