June 25, 2018
Valley View Casino Center
San Diego, California
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
Roman Regins, Bobby Lashley, Kurt Angle, and The Revival In-Ring Segment:
First Match: Roman Reigns & Bobby Lashley vs. The Revival
Haymakers are being thrown after the bell rings. Reigns and Lashley with a Double Back Body Drop to Revival. Reigns and Lashley clotheslines Revival over the top rope. Reigns slams Dawson’s head on the apron. Reigns rolls Dawson back into the ring. Reigns HeadButts Dawson. Reigns tags in Lashley. Reigns drops Dawson with a Back Elbow Strike/Forearm Smash Combination. Lashley argues with Reigns. Wilder attacks Reigns from behind. Lashley clotheslines Wilder. Dawson shoots Lashley into the ropes. Dawson bounces Lashley head on the top turnbuckle pad. Dawson unloads two knife edge chops. Dawson with a Short-Arm Clothesline to Lashley.
Dawson tags in Wilder. Wilder with an Assisted Leg Drop for a two count. Wilder uppercuts Lashley. Lashley kicks Wilder in the gut. Lashley rams his elbow across the forehead of Wilder. Wilde brings Lashley to the corner. The Revival are double teaming Lashley. Wilder tags in Dawson. Following a snap mare takeover, Dawson applies a Body Scissors Hold. Dawson transitions into a front face lock. Wilder tags himself in. The Revival with a Double Suplex for a two count. Wilder goes for a Clothesline, but Lashley counters with a FlatLiner. Reigns and Dawson are tagged in.
Reigns fires up with multiple clotheslines. Reigns hits The Never Ending Story. Reigns drops Dawson with a Big Boot. Reigns knocks Wilder off the ring apron. Reigns goes for The SuperMan Punch, but Wilder drags Dawson out of the ring. Reigns delivers a Double Drive By. Coming out of the commercial break, Wilder applies a rear chin lock. Reigns gets back to a vertical base. Reigns whips Wilder to the corner. Wilder tags in Dawson.
Dawson kicks Reigns in the chest. Dawson taunts Lashley. Dawson stomps on the left wrist of Reigns. Reigns kicks Dawson in the jaw. Dawson tags in Wilder. Wilder repeatedly stomps on Reigns chest. Wilder applies a Modified Cobra Clutch. Wilder slams Reigns head on the canvas. Wilder tags in Dawson. Dawson with a Knee Drop to Reigns. The Revival are cutting the ring in half. Dawson goes for a Clothesline, but Reigns counters with a HeadButt. Dawson kicks Reigns in the gut. Reigns whips Dawson back first across the turnbuckles.
Reigns creates distance with a Samoan Drop. Reigns finally tags in Lashley. Lashley unloads Two Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex’s Lashley follows that with Two Body Avalanches. Lashley with a Corner Spear to Wilder. Lashley follows that with a SpineBuster to Dawson. Lashley kicks Wilder in the gut. Lashley connects with a Delayed Vertical Suplex. Lashley sets up for The Spear. Reigns tags himself in. Reigns clocks Wilder with a SuperMan Punch. Dawson knocks Lashley off the ring apron. Reigns Spears Dawson. Wilder rolls Reigns over to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Revival via Pinfall
#WOKEN Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt Backstage Promo:
— WWE (@WWE) June 26, 2018
Second Match: #WOKEN Matt Hardy w/Bray Wyatt vs. Curtis Axel w/Bo Dallas
Hardy kicks Axel in the gut. Hardy repeatedly bounces Axel’s head on every turnbuckle pad. Hardy delivers clubbing forearm smashes. Axel blocks a Big Boot from Hardy. Axel is throwing haymakers at Hardy. Axel kicks Hardy in the gut. Hardy whips Axel to the corner. Axel kicks Hardy in the jaw. Axel ascends to the top turnbuckle. Hardy goes for a SuperPlex, but Axel counters with a Crossbody Block to pickup the victory.
Winner: Curtis Axel via Pinfall
The Authors Of Pain & Titus Worldwide Backstage Segment:
Kurt Angle & Bayley Backstage Segment:
Third Match: The Authors Of Pain vs. The Gibson Brothers
Rezar and Rex will start things off. Rezar drops Rex with a Big Boot. Rezar tosses Rex out of the ring. Rezar with a Hip Toss to Rich. Rezar tags in Akam. Akam with a Running Boot to Rich. Akam rolls Rex back into the ring. Akam with a Running Death Valley Driver into the turnbuckles. Akam tags in Rezar. AOP plants Rex with The Last Chapter to pickup the victory. After the match, AOP continues to beat down The Gibson Brothers. Titus Worldwide storms into the ring to make the save.
Winner: The Authors Of Pain via Pinfall
Kurt Angle, Baron Corbin, Finn Balor and Braun Strowman Backstage Segment:
Alexa Bliss, Mickie James, Natalya and Nia Jax In-Ring Segment:
Fourth Match: Alexa Bliss w/Mickie James vs. Natalya w/Nia Jax
Bliss drives Natalya back first into the ringside barricade. Bliss applies a Body Scissors Hold. Natalya transitions into a ground and pound attack. Bliss applies a Guillotine Choke. Natalya breaks out with a Sunset Flip. Bliss fights out of The SharpShooter. Natalya drags Bliss to the center of the ring. Bliss decks Natalya with a Leg Lariat for a two count. Bliss goes back to the Body Scissors Hold.
Bliss rolls Natalya over for a two count. Bliss transitions into another Guillotine Choke. Natalya creates distance with a Michinoku Driver. Natalya goes for a Discus Lariat, but Bliss ducks out of the way. Bliss slams Natalya’s head on the canvas. Bliss delivers multiple standing knee drops for a two count. Bliss repeatedly stomps on the back of Natalya’s head. Natalya powers out of multiple pinning predicaments.
Bliss tells Natalya to give up. Natalya applies a ChokeHold. Natalya fires up with Two Clotheslines. Natalya with a Snap Vertical Suplex to Bliss. Natalya follows that with a Side Russian Leg Sweep. Natalya goes for a Basement Dropkick, but Mickie gets in the way. Bliss drops Natalya with a Straight Right Hand. Jax trips Bliss behind the referee’s back. Natalya hits The Discus Lariat. Natalya locks in The SharpShooter which forces Bliss to tap out.
Winner: Natalya via Submission
Seth Rollins Backstage Interview:
Fifth Match: The Riott Squad vs. Sasha Banks, Bayley and Ember Moon in a 6-Woman Tag Team Match
Bayley and Sarah Logan will start things off. Bayley kicks Logan in the gut. Bayley with clubbing blows to the back of Logan. Bayley brings Logan to the corner. Bayley tags in Moon. Moon tags in Sasha. Bayley and Moon with a Double Vertical Suplex to Logan. Sasha follows that with a Running Meteora for a one count. Sasha applies a front face lock. Moon tags herself in. Moon rolls Logan over for a two count. Logan drives Moon back first into the turnbuckles. Logan tags in Morgan.
Morgan ducks a clothesline from Moon. Moon decks Morgan with a Back Elbow Smash. Moon sweeps the legs of Morgan. Moon with a Sliding FlatLiner. Bayley and Sasha unloads Stereo Dropkicks. Moon lands a Suicide Dive. Coming out of the commercial break, Ruby has Moon trapped in The Cravate. Moon with shots to the midsection of Ruby. Ruby drops Moon with an STO for a two count. Ruby knocks Bayley off the ring apron. Ruby pie faces Sasha. Logan and Morgan transitions into a ground and pound attack.
Ruby goes for a BodySlam, but Moon lands back on her feet. Moon tags in Sasha. Sasha fires up with double sledges. Sasha dropkicks Ruby. Sasha levels Ruby with a Leaping Knee Strike. Sasha goes for a ShotGun Meteora, but Ruby ducks out of the way. Ruby SuperKicks Sasha for a two count. Logan tosses Bayley out of the ring. Moon clocks Logan with a Rolling Forearm Smash. Morgan responds with a HeadScissors TakeOver on the floor. Sasha with a Jack Knife Cover for a two count. Sasha knocks Morgan off the ring apron. Ruby with the inside cradle to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Riott Squad via Pinfall
Bayley Snaps On Sasha Banks:
Kevin Owens & Kurt Angle Backstage Segment:
No Way Jose & Mojo Rawley In-Ring Segment:
Second Kurt Angle & Bayley Backstage Segment:
Sixth Match: Braun Strowman & Kevin Owens vs. Finn Balor & Baron Corbin
Balor and Owens will start things off. Corbin decides to tag himself in. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Owens applies a side headlock. Owens goes for a Shoulder Tackle, but Corbin stands still. Owens kicks Corbin in the gut. Owens goes back to the side headlock. Corbin drops Owens with a Shoulder Tackle. Corbin smiles at Strowman. Owens kicks Corbin in the jaw. Owens with clubbing blows to the back of Corbin. Corbin knocks Owens off the second rope. Corbin applies a wrist lock. Corbin tags in Balor. Balor hits a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike. Balor applies a wrist lock. Corbin continues to tag himself in.
Balor is pissed. Owens with a Chop/Forearm Combination to Corbin. Corbin goes for a ChokeSlam BackBreaker, but Owens lands back on his feet. Owens tags in Strowman. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Strowman roars. Corbin shoves Strowman. Corbin and Strowman are trading back and forth shots. Owens and Balor are tagged in. Test of strength. Owens kicks Balor in the gut. Owens repeatedly stomps on Balor’s chest. Owens applies a rear chin lock. Balor gets back to a vertical base. Owens whips Balor to the corner. Owens attacks the ribs of Balor. Owens knocks Corbin off the ring apron. Owens sets up for The Cannonball, but Corbin gets in the way.
Strowman punches Corbin in the ribs. Strowman and Owens whips Corbin into the turnbuckles. Strowman and Owens hits their Cannonball/Body Avalanche Combination. Coming out of the commercial break, Balor applies an arm-bar. Balor prevents Owens from making the hot tag. Balor with a HeadLock Elbow Drop for a two count. Balor tags in Corbin. Owens blasts Corbin with a Back Elbow Smash. Owens sides steps Corbin out of the ring. Owens tags in Strowman.
Strowman unloads multiple strikes. Strowman with a Body Avalanche to Corbin. Corbin responds with a Big Boot. Corbin tags in Balor. Strowman throws Balor back into the ring. Strowman delivers a Sledgehammer Lariat. Strowman clotheslines Corbin over the top rope. Strowman brings Balor and Corbin to Shoulder Block City. Strowman tags in Owens. Strowman wants Owens to take a lap.
Corbin clotheslines Owens on the floor. Strowman throws Corbin back first across the ringside barricade. Corbin side steps Strowman into the steel ring post. Balor hits The SlingBlade. Balor sets up for The ShotGun Dropkick. Corbin tags himself in for the third time in this match. Balor drops Corbin with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Balor blocks The Pop Up PowerBomb. Corbin drags Balor out of the ring. Corbin and Balor starts brawling on the stage. Both men unfortunately get counted out.
Winner: Braun Strowman & Kevin Owens via CountOut
Braun Strowman & Kevin Owens Parking Lot Segment:
Seventh Match: Dolph Ziggler (c) w/Drew McIntyre vs. Seth Rollins For The WWE Intercontinental Championship
Rollins starts things off with a dropkick. Rollins repeatedly stomps on Ziggler’s chest. Ziggler is trying to regain his composure on the outside. Ziggler goes for a Fireman’s Carry TakeOver, but Rollins blocks it. Rollins applies a waist lock. Ziggler heads to the middle rope to create separation. Test of strength. Ziggler kicks Rollins in the gut. Ziggler follows that with a straight right hand. Rollins responds with a knife edge chop. Following a snap mare takeover, Rollins with a crucifix cover for a one count. Rollins lands a deep arm-drag. Rollins applies an arm-bar. Rollins backs himself in between the ropes.
Ziggler uppercuts Rollins. Ziggler bounces Rollins head on the top turnbuckle pad. Ziggler with shots to the midsection of Rollins. Ziggler with an Elbow Drop for a one count. Ziggler applies a side headlock. Rollins leapfrogs over Ziggler. Rollins with a Hip Toss to Ziggler. Rollins dropkicks Ziggler. Ziggler rolls himself out of the ring. Rollins bounces Ziggler’s head on the ring apron. Rollins whips Ziggler back first across the barricade.
Coming out of the commercial break, Ziggler attacks the right knee of Rollins. Ziggler is mauling Rollins in the corner. Following a snap mare takeover, Ziggler fires off another elbow drop for a two count. Ziggler applies a Body Scissors Hold. Rollins is trying to create separation. Rollins whips Ziggler sternum first into the turnbuckles. Ziggler launches Rollins out of the ring. Ziggler with the cover for a two count. Ziggler applies a front face lock. Ziggler tells Rollins to bring it.
Rollins kicks Ziggler in the chest. Rollins goes for a Back Body Drop, but Ziggler counters with a Sleeper Hold. Both men are knocked after a Double Crossbody Block. Rollins unloads two knife edge chops. Rollins kicks Ziggler in the jaw. Rollins dives over Ziggler. Rollins hits The SlingBlade. Rollins clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope. McIntyre attacks Rollins behind the referee’s back. Ziggler with a blow to the back of Rollins neck. The referee ejects McIntyre from the ringside area.
Rollins gets Ziggler in a pinning predicament. Rollins knocks McIntyre off the ring apron. Rollins decks Ziggler with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Rollins lands a Double Suicide Dive. Rollins rolls Ziggler back into the ring. Ziggler knocks Rollins off the top turnbuckle for a two count. Rollins blasts Ziggler with a Ripcord Knee Strike for a two count. Rollins goes for a Buckle Bomb, but Ziggler lands back on his feet. Ziggler with a Leaping DDT on the ring apron. Rollins avoids the referee’s ten count. Ziggler goes for a SuperKick, but Rollins counters with a Buckle Bomb. Rollins SuperKicks Ziggler for a two count. Rollins and Ziggler are trading shots on the top rope. Rollins with a HeadButt which sends Ziggler crashing to the canvas. Rollins lands a Frog Splash for a two count.
Rollins thrust kicks the midsection of Ziggler. Ziggler negates The BlackOut. Ziggler goes for a Zig Zag, but Rollins holds onto the ropes. Following a long pinning exchange, Ziggler sends Rollins crashing shoulder first into the steel ring post. Ziggler connects with The Zig Zag for a two count. Rollins delivers a SuperPlex. Rollins follows that with The Falcon Arrow for a two count. McIntyre drags the referee out of the ring. McIntyre attacks Rollins to cause the disqualification. After the match, Ziggler and McIntyre continues to beat down Rollins. Roman Reigns makes his way to the ring. Reigns Spears Ziggler on the floor. Reigns and McIntyre are trading back and forth shots. McIntyre HeadButts Reigns. Reigns responds with a SuperMan Punch.
Winner: Seth Rollins via Disqualification, but still WWE Intercontinental Champion, Dolph Ziggler
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