June 18, 2018
Van Andel Arena
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Ronda Rousey, Alexa Bliss and Kurt Angle In-Ring Segment:
Ronda Rousey Backstage Interview:
First Match: Seth Rollins (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler w/Drew McIntyre For The WWE Intercontinental Championship
Ziggler kicks Rollins in the gut. Ziggler goes for a early Zig Zag, but Rollins holds onto the ropes. Ziggler rolls himself out of the ring. Rollins throws Ziggler back first to the ringside barricade. Rollins rolls Ziggler back into the ring. Rollins decks Ziggler with a Haymaker. Rollins is distracted by McIntyre. Rollins goes for a SpringBoard Clothesline, but Ziggler counters with a dropkick. Rollins and Ziggler are trading back and forth shots.
Ziggler says that he’s the man. Ziggler with the cover for a one count. Ziggler with a NeckBreaker for a two count. Ziggler follows that with a Elbow Drop for a two count. Ziggler applies an Abdominal Stretch. Ziggler slams Rollins head on the canvas. Ziggler applies a fish hook. Ziggler whips Rollins back first across the turnbuckles for a two count. Ziggler applies a Body Scissors Hold.
Ziggler transitions into a chin lock. Rollins gets back to a vertical base. Rollins decks Ziggler with a Jaw Breaker. Rollins goes for a Falcon Arrow, but Ziggler lands back on his feet. Rollins catapults Ziggler into the steel ring post. Rollins with a Chop/Haymaker Combination to Ziggler. Ziggler kicks Rollins in the gut. Rollins responds with multiple double sledges. Rollins hits The SlingBlade. Rollins clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope. Rollins lands a Suicide Dive. Rollins rolls Ziggler back into the ring. Rollins with a SpringBoard Clothesline for a two count.
Coming out of the commercial break, Ziggler with a Body Avalanche to Rollins. Rollins responds with a BackSlide Cover for a two count. Rollins goes for a BuckleBomb, but Ziggler counters with a Sunset Flip for a two count. Rollins ducks a clothesline from Ziggler. Rollins drops Ziggler with a Ripcord Knee Strike for a two count. Rollins stares at McIntyre. Rollins thrust kicks the midsection of Ziggler. Rollins goes for The BlackOut, but Ziggler counters with The Famouser for a two count. Rollins fires back with Two SuperKicks for a two count. Rollins goes for a Frog Splash, but Ziggler ducks out of the way.
Ziggler ascends to the top turnbuckle. Ziggler with shots to midsection of Rollins. Ziggler HeadButts Rollins. Ziggler goes for a Crossbody Block, but Rollins counters with a Buckle Bomb. Rollins kicks Ziggler in the gut. Rollins starts hammering away on McIntyre. Ziggler rolls Rollins over for a two count. Rollins shoves Ziggler into the ropes. Rollins with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Ziggler responds with a hand full of tights to pickup the victory. After the match, McIntyre attacks Rollins from behind. McIntyre transitions into a ground and pound attack. McIntyre mocks Rollins. McIntyre and Ziggler plants Rollins with The ClayMore/Zig Zag Combination.
Winner: New WWE Intercontinental Champion, Dolph Ziggler via Pinfall
Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre Backstage Interview:
Second Match: Bobby Roode vs. Curt Hawkins
Hawkins kicks Roode in the gut. Hawkins with a leg sweep to Roode. Hawkins with a BackSlide Cover for a two count. Roode responds with a SpineBuster. Roode does his signature Glorious Pose. Roode plants Hawkins with The Glorious DDT to pickup the victory.
Winner: Bobby Roode via Pinfall
Braun Strowman & Kevin Owens In-Ring Segment:
Sasha Banks & Bayley Backstage Segment:
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Third Match: #WOKEN Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt vs. Rhyno & Heath Slater
Rhyno and Slater attacks The Deleter Of Worlds. Rhyno with a Corner Spear to Bray. Rhyno follows that with a Short-Arm Lariat for a one count. Rhyno delivers multiple haymakers Bray kicks Rhyno in the jaw. Bray tags in Hardy. Hardy with Forearm Shivers to Rhyno. Hardy repeatedly bounces Rhyno’s head on every turnbuckle pad. Hardy kicks Rhyno in the gut. Hardy goes for a Twist Of Fate, but Rhyno blocks it. Hardy knocks Slater off the ring apron. Rhyno clotheslines Hardy. Rhyno tags in Slater.
Rhyno and Slater with a Double Back Elbow Strike. Slater with a Running Knee Drop for a two count. Rhyno and Slater are cutting the ring in half. Hardy attacks the midsection of Rhyno. Hardy decks Rhyno with a Jaw Breaker. Slater tags himself in. Slater goes for a Flying Clothesline, but Hardy ducks out of the way. Hardy hits The Side Effect. Hardy tags in Bray.
Bray with Sumo Strikes to Slater. Bray levels Slater with a Body Avalanche. Bray with a Running Crossbody Block to Slater. Bray goes for Sister Abigail, but Rhyno gets in the way. Hardy drops Rhyno with a Twist Of Fate. Slater with a Big Boot to Bray. Bray responds with a Lariat. CLIMAX !!! Bray tags in Hardy. Deleter Of Worlds plants Slater with The Kiss Of DELETION to pickup the victory.
Winner: #WOKEN Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt via Pinfall
Kurt Angle & Baron Corbin Backstage Segment:
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Fourth Match: Jinder Mahal w/Sunil Singh vs. Chad Gable
Mahal kicks Gable in the gut. Mahal starts teeing off on Gable in the corner. Gable with a SpineBuster to Mahal. Gable follows that with a Northern Lights Suplex. Gable applies a waist lock. Mahal decks Gable with a Back Elbow Smash. Mahal with a Swinging Neck Breaker to Gable. Mahal unloads vicious crossfaces. Mahal with a Running Knee Drop. Mahal applies an arm-bar. Gable attacks the midsection of Mahal.
Gable with a Belly to Back Suplex. Gable with a Back Elbow Smash to Mahal. Gable applies a Roped Assisted Arm-Bar. Gable dives over Mahal. Gable drops Mahal with a Jumping Clothesline. Gable goes for an Exploder Suplex, but Mahal blocks it. Gable dropkicks Mahal. Gable rolls Mahal back into the ring. Gable lands a MoonSault for a two count. Mahal drives Gable shoulder into the rope. Mahal SuperKicks Gable. Mahal plants Gable with The Khallas to pickup the victory.
Winner: Jinder Mahal via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Sasha Banks & Bayley vs. The Riott Squad
Bayley and Liv Morgan will start things off. Bayley kicks Morgan in the gut. Bayley with clubbing blows to the back of Morgan. Morgan drives Bayley back first into the turnbuckles. Morgan tags in Logan. Bayley kicks Logan in the chest. Bayley clotheslines Morgan. Bayley with a Running BullDog for a two count. Bayley follows that with a Basement Elbow Drop. Sasha tags herself in. Logan rocks Sasha with a Forearm Smash. Logan kicks Sasha in the gut. Sasha’s back gives out on a vertical suplex attempt. Logan HeadButts Sasha. Sasha responds with a Back Elbow Smash. Bayley tags herself in.
Logan HeadButts the midsection of Bayley. Bayley dumps Logan on the top turnbuckle pad. Bayley with a Lou Thez Press to Logan. Bayley transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bayley rams her shoulders into the midsection of Logan. Bayley hits The Middle Rope Stunner. Bayley follows that with a Hurricanrana on the floor. Sasha clotheslines Morgan. Logan applies an arm-bar. Logan prevents Bayley from making a tag to Sasha. Logan connects with a SpineBuster. Logan knocks Sasha off the ring apron. Bayley with a Back Body Drop to Logan. Logan tags in Morgan.
Bayley kicks Morgan in the jaw. Sasha continues to tag herself in. Sasha fires up with multiple clotheslines. Sasha dropkicks Morgan. Sasha with a Flying Meteora for a two count. Morgan responds with a Jaw Breaker. Sasha goes for a BackStabber, but Morgan holds onto the ropes. Morgan with a Step Up Enzuigiri for a two count. Bayley tosses Morgan out of the ring. Bayley is distracted by Logan. Morgan whips Sasha back first across the turnbuckles. Sasha avoids a Double Foot Stomp from Morgan. Sasha kicks Morgan in the ribs. Sasha has Morgan draped on the middle turnbuckle. Logan delivers a cheap shot behind the referee’s back. Morgan rolls Sasha over to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Riott Squad via Pinfall
Bayley & Sasha Banks Backstage Brawl:
Kurt Angle, Bobby Lashley and Roman Reigns In-Ring Segment:
Sixth Match: Roman Reigns & Bobby Lashley vs. The Revival
Reigns and Dawson will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Reigns shoves Dawson to the corner. Dawson applies a wrist lock. Reigns reverses the hold. Dawson applies a side headlock. Dawson slides under Reigns. Reigns drops Dawson with a shoulder tackle. Reigns uppercuts Dawson. Reigns drags Dawson to the corner. Reigns tags in Lashley. Dawson unloads multiple strikes. Dawson kicks Lashley in the gut. Dawson tags in Wilder. Lashley with a Body Avalanche to Dawson. Lashley follows that with a SpineBuster to Wilder. Lashley applies a wrist lock. Dawson knocks Reigns off the ring apron. Reigns is pissed.
Wilder ChopBlocks Lashley. Wilder shoves Reigns out of the ring. Wilder tags in Dawson. The Revival hits their Back Breaker/Diving Elbow Drop Combination for a two count. The Revival are cutting the ring in half. Dawson dropkicks Lashley. Dawson blasts Lashley with a Knife Edge Chop. Following a snap mare takeover, Dawson with a leg drop for a two count. Dawson applies a rear chin lock. Lashley gets back to a vertical base. Dawson transitions into a side headlock. Dawson kicks Lashley in the chest.
Dawson goes for a Clothesline, but Lashley counters with an Over Head Belly To Belly Suplex. Lashley tags in Reigns. Reigns fires up with multiple clotheslines. Reigns uppercuts Dawson. Reigns is mauling The Revival in the corner. Reigns with a Big Boot to Wilder. Reigns follows that with a Knee Strike to Dawson. Reigns with a Guillotine Leg Drop. Reigns clocks Dawson with a SuperMan Punch. Wilder rolls Reigns over for a two count. Reigns with a SuperMan Punch to Wilder. Reigns sets up for The Spear. Lashley tags himself in. Lashley Spears Wilder to pickup the victory.
Winner: Roman Reigns & Bobby Lashley via Pinfall
Kurt Angle, Baron Corbin, Finn Balor, Braun Strowman, and Kevin Owens Backstage Segment:
Seventh Match: No Way Jose vs. Mojo Rawley
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Rawley backs Jose into the turnbuckles. Jose starts dancing. Jose applies a side headlock. Rawley drops Jose with a shoulder tackle. Jose leapfrogs over Rawley. Jose with a shoulder tackle of his own. Jose tosses Rawley out of the ring. Rawley kicks Jose in the knee. Rawley transitions into a ground and pound attack.
Rawley HeadButts Jose. Rawley applies a Half Nelson Chin Lock. Jose decks Rawley with a Stunner. Jose follows that with a Back Elbow Smash. Jose clotheslines Rawley. Jose delivers a Big Boot. Jose connects with a FlapJack for a two count. Rawley is holding onto the bottom rope. Rawley ChopBlocks Jose. Rawley blasts Jose with a Running Haymaker. Rawley plants Jose with The Hyper Drive to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mojo Rawley via Pinfall
Seth Rollins Backstage Interview:
Eight Match: Finn Balor & Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens & Baron Corbin
Balor and Corbin will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Corbin unloads multiple haymakers. Corbin whips Balor back first across the turnbuckles. Corbin punches Balor in a jaw. Corbin tags in Owens. Owens with a shot to the midsection of Balor. Owens stomps on Balor’s back. Owens with a Back Elbow Strike to Balor. Owens tags in Corbin. Corbin drives his knee into the midsection of Balor. Corbin repeatedly stomps on Balor’s chest. Corbin talks smack to Strowman. Balor tags in Strowman. Strowman tells Corbin to bring it. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Strowman shoves Corbin to the corner. Strowman takes a swing at Owens. Corbin starts teeing off on Strowman. Corbin poses for the crowd.
Strowman with a Big Boot to Corbin. Strowman clotheslines Corbin over the top rope. Strowman knocks Owens off the ring apron. Strowman tags in Balor. Strowman sends Balor crashing into Owens and Corbin. Coming out of the commercial break, Corbin applies a half nelson chin lock. Balor is trying to create separation. Balor dropkicks Corbin. Owens makes a blind tag. Owens drags Balor out of the ring. Owens whips Balor back first to the ringside barricade. Owens rolls Balor back into the ring. Owens with a Running Senton for a two count. Owens stomps on Balor’s back. Owens applies a rear chin lock. Balor gets back to a vertical base. Owens with a Back Breaker for a two count. Owens applies a front face lock. Owens tags in Corbin.
Owens and Corbin continues to cut the ring in half. Corbin dumps Balor out of the ring. Corbin taunts Strowman. Corbin is wearing down Balor on the outside. Balor goes for a Sunset Flip, but Corbin counters with a Haymaker for a two count. Corbin goes back to the half nelson chin lock. Balor with a Back Elbow Smash to Corbin. Corbin responds with Deep Six for a two count. Corbin is showing his frustration. Corbin tags in Owens. Owens goes for a Running Senton, but Balor ducks out of the way. Owens tags in Corbin. Corbin with a Corner Clothesline to Balor. Balor is trapped in Corbin and Owens corner.
Strowman with a Running Shoulder Block to Corbin. Strowman tosses Balor across the ring. Strowman tags himself in. It’s time for Shoulder Block City. Strowman with a Body Avalanche to Corbin. Strowman follows that with a Sledgehammer Lariat for a two count. Owens begs for mercy. Strowman chases Owens around the ringside area. Corbin with a Flying Clothesline off the ring apron. Corbin with the lateral press for a two count. Strowman with a Throat Thrust to Corbin.
Corbin sends Strowman crashing into the steel ring post. Balor tags himself in. Balor decks Corbin with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Balor delivers his lighting quick offense. Balor with a Standing Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Strowman with a Shoulder Tackle to Owens. Strowman puts Owens through the ringside barricade. Corbin goes for a ChokeSlam Back Breaker, but Balor counters with a DDT. Balor hits a ShotGun Dropkick. Corbin avoids The Coupe De Grace. Corbin plants Balor with End Of Days to pickup the victory.
Winner: Kevin Owens & Baron Corbin via Pinfall
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