WWE Payback 2020 Results

WWE Payback 2020
August 30, 2020
Amway Center
Orlando, Florida

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WWE Payback Kickoff Match: The Iconics vs. The Riott Squad 

Billie Kay and Ruby Riott will start things off. Ruby dodges The Shades Of Kay. Ruby knocks Royce off the ring apron. Quick slugfest. Ruby with forearm shivers. Ruby tags in Morgan. Morgan ascends to the top turnbuckle. Kay sends Ruby face first into Morgan’s knees. Kay rolls Morgan over for a one count. Kay tags in Royce. Iconics are double teaming Morgan. The referee admonishes Kay. Morgan kicks Royce in the gut. Ruby tags herself in. Ruby with clubbing blows to Royce’s back. Royce drives her knee into the midsection of Ruby. Royce tags in Kay. Ruby blasts Kay off the apron. Royce slaps Ruby in the back of the head. Ruby runs after Royce. Kay drops Ruby with The Shades Of Kay. Kay rolls Ruby back into the ring. Kay hooks the outside leg for a two count. Kay argues with the referee. Kay kicks Ruby in the ribs. Kay uses the bottom rope as a weapon. Kay tags in Royce.

Double Forearm across the back of Ruby. Royce punches Ruby in the back. Royce paint brushes Ruby. Ruby rolls Royce over for a one count. Royce with a Diving Clothesline for a two count. Royce tugs on Ruby’s hair. Royce tags in Kay. Iconics are abusing the referee’s five count. Following a snap mare takeover, Kay applies the sitting abdominal stretch. Ruby drives her knee into the midsection of Kay. Kay pulls Ruby down to the mat. Kay is playing mind games with Morgan. Kay hammers down on the back of Ruby’s neck. Kay whips Ruby across the ring. Kay with a forearm knockdown for a two count. Kay stands on the left hand of Ruby. Kay tags in Royce. Royce thrust kicks the midsection of Ruby. Royce stops Ruby in her tracks. Royce clotheslines the back of Ruby’s neck for a two count. Royce tugs on Ruby’s hair. Royce drives her knee into Ruby’s back. Royce applies a rear chin lock. Ruby with heavy bodyshots. Ruby with a forearm smash. Kay runs interference. Royce knocks Morgan off the apron. Kay is trying to convince Morgan that Ruby hit her. Royce connects with The Spinning Lariat. Royce tags in Kay. Double Front Suplex. Morgan is completely distraught. Ruby creates distance with The Step Up Enzuigiri.

Morgan and Royce are tagged in. Morgan with two diving clotheslines. Morgan knocks Kay off the apron. Morgan with a Spinning Face Plant. Morgan kicks Royce in the gut. Morgan with a knee lift. Morgan follows that with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Royce side steps Morgan into the turnbuckles. Morgan decks Royce with a back elbow smash. Morgan with a Flying Forearm Smash. Morgan slams Ruby’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Morgan with a Leaping Double Foot Stomp for a two count. Morgan tags in Ruby. Royce negates The Double STO. Royce dumps Morgan out of the ring. Royce thrust kicks the midsection of Ruby. Royce tags in Kay. Iconics hits DejaVu for a two count. Morgan and Royce are tagged in. Royce with a forearm smash. Royce tags in Kay. Morgan negates DejaVu. Morgan shoves Kay into Royce. Morgan with The Oblivion. Kay rolls Morgan over for a two count. Morgan drops Kay with a forearm smash. Morgan tags in Ruby. The Riott Squad plants Kay with their Riott Kick/CodeBreaker Combination to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Riott Squad via Pinfall 

WWE Payback 2020 !!! 

First Match: Apollo Crews (c) vs. Bobby Lashley w/The Hurt Business For The WWE United States Championship 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Lashley backs Crews into the turnbuckles. Lashley with two waist lock takedowns. Crews grabs a side headlock. Lashley whips Crews across the ring. Lashley drops Crews with a shoulder tackle. Crews dropkicks Lashley. Crews leapfrogs over Lashley. Lashley with a knee lift. Lashley punches Crews in the back. Lashley brings Crews to the corner. The referee calls for a clean break. Lashley rams his forearm across Crews face. Lashley with the irish whip. Crews showcases his athleticism. Crews dropkicks Lashley. Crews with a running elbow smash. Crews avoids the leg sweep. Crews nails Lashley with a Hook Kick. Crews follows that with The Apron MoonSault.

Crews is distracted by The Hurt Business. Crews with forearm shivers. Crews rolls Lashley back into the ring at the count of seven. Lashley repeatedly drives Crews back first into the turnbuckles. Lashley with a Uranage Slam across the top rope. Lashley drives Crews ribs first into the steel ring post. MVP is fired up. Lashley tosses Crews back inside the ring. Lashley hooks the outside leg for a two count. Lashley applies a rear chin lock. Lashley transitions into a waist lock. Lashley with a Fallaway Slam. Lashley with a Corner Spear. Lashley goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Crews lands back on his feet. Crews with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Lashley drives his knee into the midsection of Crews. Lashley hits The Dominator for a two count.

Lashley hooks the outside leg for a two count. Crews side steps Lashley out of the ring. Crews blocks a boot from Lashley. Crews with another Step Up Enzuigiri. Crews with a Flying Crossbody Block. Crews with a forearm knockdown. Crews dives Lashley back first into the turnbuckles. Crews with clubbing shoulder blocks. Crews is mauling Lashley in the corner. Crews lands The Stinger Splash. Lashley negates The Toss PowerBomb. Lashley with a knee lift. Crews hits The SpineBuster. Crews with The Standing MoonSault for a two count. Crews goes for The Military Press Slam, but Lashley lands back on his feet. Crews escapes The Full Lashley. Crews with Two German Suplex’s. Crews connects with The Frog Splash for a two count. Crews is throwing haymakers at Lashley. Lashley decks Crews with a back elbow smash. Crews ducks a clothesline from Lashley. Lashley ChokeSlams Crews. Lashley makes Crews tap out to The Full Lashley.

Winner: New WWE United States Champion, Bobby Lashley via Submission 

Second Match: Big E vs. Sheamus 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Big E backs Sheamus into the turnbuckles. The referee calls for a clean break. Sheamus shoves Big E. Strong lockup. Stalemate in the corner. Sheamus applies a wrist lock. Sheamus backs Big E into the ropes. Standing Switch Exchange. Big E back drops Sheamus. Big E tells Sheamus to get up. Sheamus kicks Big E in the gut. Sheamus applies a side headlock. Sheamus with a side headlock takeover. Big E whips Sheamus across the ring. Big E drops down on the canvas. Big E leapfrogs over Sheamus. Big E ducks a clothesline from Sheamus. Big E scores the elbow knockdown. Sheamus dumps Big E out of the ring. Sheamus with a running knee lift. Sheamus with clubbing blows to Big E’s back. Ten Beats Of The Bodhran. Big E sweeps out the legs of Sheamus. Big E with clubbing blows to Sheamus back. Big E goes for a Running Splash, but Sheamus ducks out of the way.

Big E gets back in the ring at the count of seven. Sheamus kicks Big E in the back. Sheamus repeatedly stomps on the right knee of Big E. Sheamus with a Knee Crusher. Sheamus works on the left leg of Big E. Big E is throwing haymakers at Sheamus. Sheamus with a back heel trip. Sheamus with a knee drop. Sheamus applies a leg lock. Sheamus repeatedly stomps on the left hamstring of Big E. Sheamus with Two Mid-Kicks for a one count. Sheamus bends the left leg of Big E. Big E repeatedly kicks Sheamus in the back. Sheamus hits The Irish Curse BackBreaker for a two count. Sheamus applies the single leg crab. Big E kicks Sheamus in the face. Sheamus responds with a running boot. Sheamus goes for a Flying Clothesline, but Big E counters with Two OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex’s. Big E is fired up.

Big E ducks a clothesline from Sheamus. Sheamus with Two HeadButts. Big E drops Sheamus with The Uranage Slam for a two count. Big E runs into a knee lift from Sheamus. Sheamus with a SlingShot Shoulder Tackle. Big E dodges The Polish Hammer. Big E with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Big E shakes his hips. Sheamus with The Alabama Slam for a two count. Big E and Sheamus are trading back and forth shots. Sheamus applies a Modified Sharpshooter. Big E grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Sheamus kicks Big E in the chest. Sheamus fish hooks Big E. Big E launches Sheamus over the top rope. Big E Spears Sheamus out of the ring. Big E rolls Sheamus back into the ring. Big E plays to the crowd. Sheamus negates The Big Ending. Sheamus applies The Heel Hook. Big E with desperation haymakers. Sheamus answers with a Pump Knee Strike for a two count. Sheamus goes for The Brogue Kick, but Big E counters with a PowerBomb. Big E connects with The Big Ending to pickup the victory.

Winner: Big E via Pinfall 

Third Match: Matt Riddle vs. King Corbin 

Corbin clotheslines Riddle before the bell rings. Corbin with forearm shivers. Corbin repeatedly stomps on Riddle’s chest. Corbin dumps Riddle out of the ring. Corbin talks smack to Riddle. Corbin is raining down haymakers. Corbin rolls Riddle back into the ring. Corbin with the cover for a two count. Corbin with clubbing elbow smashes. Corbin applies a half nelson chin lock. Riddle with heavy bodyshots. Corbin drives his knee into the midsection of Riddle. Forearm Exchange. Riddle with a series of mid-kicks. Riddle applies The Kimura Lock. Corbin bodyslams Riddle. Riddle ducks a clothesline from Corbin. Riddle applies The Sleeper Hold. Corbin dumps Riddle back first on the canvas. Riddle goes back to the sleeper hold. Corbin refuses to quit. Corbin slings Riddle across the ring. Corbin drops Riddle with The Wrap Around Lariat for a two count.

Corbin backs Riddle into the turnbuckles. Corbin delivers a gut punch. Corbin with a straight right hand. Corbin puts his knee on the back of Riddle’s neck. Corbin with forearm shivers. Corbin tells the referee to shut up. Corbin drives his knee into the midsection of Riddle. Corbin applies a half nelson chin lock.Riddle with a waist lock go-behind. Corbin decks Riddle with a back elbow smash. Riddle kicks Corbin in the chest. Corbin ducks a clothesline from Riddle. Corbin with a Side Walk Slam for a two count. Corbin with a forearm smash. Cobrin continues to run his mouth. Riddle unloads Three Mid-Kicks. Riddle with forearm shivers. Corbin scores the elbow knockdown for a two count. Corbin blocks a boot from Riddle. Corbin with a back heel trip. Corbin applies a single leg crab.

Corbin goes for The Wrap Around Lariat, but Riddle counters with a RoundHouse Kick. Corbin drives Riddle back first into the ring apron. Corbin rolls Riddle back into the ring. Riddle ducks a clothesline from Corbin. Riddle with an OverHead Kick. Riddle pops back on his feet. Riddle with Two Flying Forearm Smashes. Riddle with a double leg takedown. Riddle hits The BROTon. Riddle follows that with The PK for a two count. Riddle with another round of mid-kicks. Second Forearm Exchange. Riddle delivers his combination offense. Riddle kicks Corbin in the ribs. Corbin drops Riddle with a big haymaker. Corbin puts Riddle on the top turnbuckle. Riddle with forearm shivers. Riddle kicks Corbin in the chest. Riddle dives over Corbin. Corbin hits Deep Six for a two count. Corbin is displaying his frustration. Corbin transitions into a ground and pound attack. Riddle applies The Triangle Choke. Riddle kicks Corbin in the ribs. Riddle connects with The BRO To Sleep. Riddle lands The Floating BRO to pickup the victory.

Winner: Matt Riddle via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Bayley & Sasha Banks (c) vs. Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax For The WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship 

Sasha and Baszler will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Hamstring Kick Exchange. Baszler punches Sasha in the back. Baszler kicks the left hamstring of Sasha. Sasha shoves Baszler. Sasha blocks a boot from Baszler. Sasha dropkicks Baszler. Baszler side steps Sasha into the turnbuckles. Baszler with Kawada Kicks. The referee admonishes Baszler. Sasha applies the cobra twist. Baszler with a Hip Lock TakeOver. Sasha avoids the elbow drop. Sasha tags in Bayley. Baszler dumps Sasha out of the ring. Bayley applies a waist lock. Baszler with a double wrist lock takedown. Baszler works on her joint manipulation game. Baszler applies a deep hammerlock. Sasha tugs on the right leg of Jax. Bayley shoves Baszler into Jax. Jax is favoring her left knee. Bayley drives Baszler back first into the turnbuckles. Bayley with rapid fire bodyshots. Bayley tags in Sasha. Sasha with clubbing blows to Baszler’s back. Following a snap mare takeover, Sasha with the cover for a one count. Sasha applies a sitting abdominal stretch. Sasha drives her knee into the midsection of Baszler. Sasha with Two Snap Vertical Suplex’s. Sasha tags in Bayley.

Double Side Slam. Bayley with a Sliding Clothesline. Jax uses Sasha to break up the cover. Jax sends Bayley chest first into the barricade. Jax catches Sasha in mid-air. Jax repeatedly swings Sasha into the barricade. Baszler tags in Jax. Jax with a Body Block. Jax with a Big Biel Throw. Jax levels Bayley with a Body Avalanche. Jax with a running elbow drop for a two count. Jax goes for a Bodyslam, but Bayley lands back on her feet. Bayley slaps Jax in the face. Bayley decks Baszler with a back elbow smash. The referee is trying to calm down Baszler. Sasha with a chop block behind the referee’s back. Bayley with a running knee strike. Bayley kicks Jax in the ribs. Bayley tags in Sasha. Sasha with a Rebound Meteora. Sasha with a Corner Dropkick for a two count. Sasha transitions into a ground and pound attack. Sasha with a low dropkick. Sasha tags in Bayley. Bayley stomps on Jax’s chest. Bayley with clubbing axe handle strikes. Bayley slams the left leg of Jax on the ring apron. Bayley hooks the inside leg for one count. Bayley with forearm shivers. Bayley ducks a clothesline from Jax. Bayley goes for a Running Crossbody Block, but Jax counters with a Big Slam. Sasha runs interference. Jax uses Sasha as a weapon. Jax hits The Samoan Drop. Jax goes for a Running Leg Drop, but Bayley counters with The Knee Bar. Jax drags Bayley to the corner. Jax tags in Baszler.

Baszler with The PK. Baszler with two forearm knockdowns. Baszler follows that with a Rising Knee Strike. Baszler with Two Sliding Knee Strikes. Baszler  with a GutWrench Side Slam/Knee Lift Combination for a two count. Bayley tags in Sasha. Baszler with another GutWrench Side Slam. Baszler tags in Jax. Jax launches Sasha to the corner. Baszler with a Rising Knee Strike to Bayley. Baszler whips Bayley into Sasha. Jax with a Double Splash. Jax goes for a PowerBomb, but Sasha counters with a FaceBuster. Bayley lands The Flying Elbow Drop. Bayley with a running shoulder block. Bayley & Sasha connects with their Bayley To Belly/Frog Splash Combination for a two count. Sasha with a Sliding Knee Strike for a two count. Jax is pissed. Sasha with a shoulder block. Sasha with a high knee lift from the ring apron. Sasha tags in Bayley. Jax negates The Double Belly to Back Suplex. Baszler tags herself in. Double Back Body Drop. Baszler applies The Kirifuda Clutch. Baszler hits The FlapJack. Baszler gets Bayley and Sasha trapped in a Kirifuda Clutch/Muta Lock Combination. Baszler uses the left shoulder of Sasha to her advantage. Bayley has no choice but to tap out.

Winner: New WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions, Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax via Submission 

Fifth Match: Randy Orton vs. Keith Lee 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Orton applies a side headlock. Lee whips Orton across the ring. Orton runs into Lee. Lee leapfrogs over Orton. Lee drops down on the canvas. Lee with a Running Crossbody Block. Orton regroups on the outside. Orton demands respect, pal. Orton unloads three knife edge chops. Lee is pissed. Lee with the irish whip. Lee delivers Grizzly Magnum. Lee with a gut punch. Orton drives his knee into the midsection of Lee. Orton punches Lee in the back. Lee shoves Orton to the corner.

Orton sends Lee shoulder first into the steel ring post. Orton with a Belly to Back Suplex on the announce table. Lee avoids the referee’s ten count. Orton with The Garvin Stomp. Orton with a running knee drop for a two count. Orton applies a rear chin lock. Lee with heavy bodyshots. Orton whips Lee into the turnbuckles. Lee decks Orton with a back elbow smash. Lee delivers The Pounce. Lee with a Belly to Back Suplex on the announce table. Lee rolls Orton back into the ring. Orton kicks Lee in the chest. Orton hits The Draping DDT for a two count. Orton poses for the crowd. Lee negates The RKO. Lee connects with The Spirit Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Keith Lee via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Seth Rollins & Buddy Murphy vs. Rey Mysterio & Dominik 

Dominik ducks a clothesline from Murphy before the bell rings. Dominik knocks Rollins off the ring apron. Dominik decks Murphy with a back elbow smash. Dominik tees off on Rollins. Dominik with a rebound kick to Murphy. Dominik tells Rollins to bring it. Rollins is trying to calm down Murphy. Murphy tags in Rollins. Rollins kicks Dominik in the gut. Rollins applies a side headlock. Dominik whips Rollins across the ring. Rollins lunges over Dominik. Rollins with another boot to the midsection of Dominik. Dominik kicks Rollins in the chest. Rollins launches Dominik over the top rope. Dominik with a shoulder block. Dominik with a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Rollins regroups on the outside. Rollins tags in Murphy. Dominik with a counter arm-drag. Dominik ducks a clothesline from Murphy. Dominik with a Tilt-A-Whirl Arm-Drag. Dominik dropkicks Murphy. Dominik with a straight right hand. Dominik tags in Mysterio. Murphy reverses out of the irish whip from Dominik. Dominik ducks a clothesline from Murphy. Side Russian Leg Sweep/Basement Dropkick Combination for a one count. Murphy tags in Rollins.

Slugfest. Rollins drives his knee into the midsection of Mysterio. Rollins unloads a series of bodyshots in the corner. Mysterio dives over Rollins. Mysterio with a Seated Senton for a one count. Mysterio kicks the left hamstring of Rollins. Short-Arm Reversal by Rollins. Rollins with a GutBuster. Mysterio fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Murphy made the blind tag. Mysterio goes for an O’Connor Roll, but Rollins blocks it. Mysterio knocks Murphy off the apron. Rollins with a gut punch. Rollins sends Mysterio sternum first into the knees of Murphy. Murphy with heavy bodyshots. Murphy rolls Mysterio back into the ring. Murphy hooks the outside leg for a two count. Murphy continues to attack the midsection of Mysterio. Murphy tags in Rollins. Rollins buries his shoulder into the midsection of Mysterio. Rollins tags in Murphy. Murphy with a running shoulder block of his own. Murphy tags in Rollins. Mysterio side steps Rollins into the turnbuckles. Mysterio creates distance with The Cazadora Bulldog. Mysterio tags in Dominik.

Rollins and Murphy catches Dominik in mid-air. Rollins with The Falcon Arrow for a two count. Rollins argues with the referee. Rollins with a Running Boot. Rollins repeatedly stomps on Dominik’s back. Rollins tags in Murphy. Rollins and Murphy are double teaming Dominik. Murphy with forearm shivers. Murphy with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Murphy applies the abdominal stretch. Dominik decks Murphy with a JawBreaker. Murphy applies a Sleeper Hold. Murphy brings Dominik to the corner. Murphy tags in Rollins. Rollins kicks Dominik in the gut. Rollins bodyslams Dominik. Rollins taunts Mysterio. Rollins toys around with Dominik. Dominik is displaying his fighting spirit. Rollins kicks Dominik in the gut. Rollins dumps Dominik out of the ring. Dominik throws Murphy into the ringside barricade. Rollins goes for a Flying Clothesline, but Dominik ducks out of the way. Dominik uses his feet to create separation. Dominik tags in Mysterio.

Mysterio with forearm shivers. Rollins reverses out of the irish whip from Mysterio. Mysterio with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Rollins launches Mysterio over the top rope. Mysterio with a shoulder block. Mysterio drives Rollins face first into the top turnbuckle pad. Mysterio drops Rollins with The MoonSault Press for a two count. Mysterio sends Rollins to the middle rope. Rollins dodges The 619. Rollins kicks Mysterio in the gut. Rollins goes for a Sunset Flip, but Mysterio counters with a RoundHouse Kick for a two count. Dominik side steps Murphy into the turnbuckles. Dominik with The Spinning DDT. Rollins hits The SlingBlade. Mysterio with a Flying Seated Senton. Rollins responds with a Tilt-A-Whirl BackBreaker. Pier six brawl ensues. Mysterio lands The Suicide Dive. Mysterio with a shoulder block to Rollins. Mysterio with a straight right hand.

Mysterio goes for a Flying Crossbody Block, but Rollins counters with a Leaping GutBuster. Rollins SuperKicks Mysterio for a two count. Mysterio avoids The Curb Stomp. Rollins with a Cazadora FaceBuster for a two count. Dominik dumps Murphy out of the ring. Rollins attacks Dominik from behind. The Mysterio’s get launched into multiple barricades. Rollins tosses Mysterio back into the ring. Rollins talks smack to Mysterio. Rollins tags in Murphy. Rollins goes for a BuckleBomb, but Mysterio counters with a Hurricanrana into The Apron Enzuigiri from Murphy. Murphy goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Mysterio lands back on his feet. Mysterio with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Mysterio tags in Dominik. Mysterio drills Rollins with The Sunset Bomb into the barricade. Dominik connects with The 619. Dominik plants Murphy with The Frog Splash to pickup the victory.

Winner: Rey Mysterio & Dominik via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman In A Triple Threat No Holds Barred Match For The WWE Universal Championship 

Strowman attacks Wyatt before the bell rings. Strowman repeatedly stomps on Wyatt’s chest. Strowman with heavy bodyshots in the corner. Strowman levels Wyatt with a Body Avalanche. Strowman PowerSlams Wyatt for a two count. Wyatt rises back on his feet. Strowman is throwing haymakers at Wyatt. Strowman with Two HeadButts. Wyatt drops Strowman with a Running Crossbody Block. Wyatt connects with The Sister Abigail for a two count. Strowman regroups on the outside. Strowman drives his knee into the midsection of Wyatt. Strowman with clubbing blows to Wyatt’s back. Wyatt repeatedly slams Strowman’s head on the ring apron. Wyatt with The Uranage Slam through the announce table.

We see Alexa Bliss watching the match from the backstage area. Wyatt brings out a mallet from under the ring. Strowman throws a chair into Wyatt’s face. Strowman with The Concrete Sledge. Wyatt kicks Strowman in the gut. Wyatt sends Strowman ribs first into the barricade. Wyatt with a straight right hand. Wyatt clocks Strowman with the mallet. Wyatt cranks on the neck of Strowman. Wyatt nails Strowman with the ring stairs. Wyatt poses for the crowd. This brawl heads towards the stage. Wyatt continues to crank on Strowman’s neck.

Strowman sends Wyatt back first into the LED Board. Strowman negates The Sister Abigail. Strowman HeadButts Wyatt. Strowman delivers The Pounce off the stage. Strowman is raining down haymakers. Strowman rolls Wyatt back into the ring. Strowman ascends to the top turnbuckle. Wyatt with The SuperPlex and the ring proceeds to implode. Roman Reigns finally appears with Paul Heyman in tow. Reigns signs contract. Reigns hooks the outside leg for a two count. Reigns is trying to steal the victory. Reigns delivers multiple chair shots. Reigns goes into the cover, but Strowman kicks out. Reigns is shocked. Wyatt applies The Mandible Claw. Reigns delivers the low blow. Reigns plants Strowman with The Spear to pickup the victory.

Winner: New WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns via Pinfall 

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