WWE Payback Coverage: United States Championship Match
WWE United States Championship Match: Dean Ambrose (c) vs. Kane
Ambrose shoves Kane, but Kane comes right back and takes down Ambrose. Kane drops Ambrose with a suplex and goes for the cover, but Ambrose kicks out at one. Ambrose comes off the ropes, but Kane catches him and delivers a side slam. Kane delivers an uppercut and tosses Ambrose into the corner. Kane drives his shoulder into Ambrose’s midsection. Kane tosses Ambrose into the opposite corner. Kane sends Ambrose to the mat and goes for a dropkick, but Ambrose takes out Kane’s knee. Ambrose takes Kane into the corner and delivers some rights and lefts before taking Kane down. Ambrose chokes Kane over the middle rope. Ambrose continues to work over Kane’s knee. Ambrose drops a few elbows and then wrenches Kane’s neck. Kane fights out and sends Ambrose off the ropes and delivers a power slam. Kane goes up top, but Ambrose cuts him off. Kane shoves Ambrose off and dives, but Ambrose ducks underneath and delivers a flying elbow to Kane’s chin, which sends Kane to the mat. Ambrose goes for the cover, but Kane kicks out at two. Ambrose applies a Sleeper Hold, but Kane backs him into the corner. Ambrose comes off the top, but Kane catches him with an uppercut. Kane goes for a chokeslam, but Ambrose delivers an elbow and fights out. Kane comes back with a dropkick and goes for the cover, but Ambrose kicks out at two. Ambrose follows Kane to the ropes and slaps him across the face and delivers a dropkick. Ambrose goes for a cover, but Kane kicks out at two. Ambrose goes for Old School, but Kane reverses and smashes Ambrose in the corner. Kane delivers a side slam and goes for the pin, but Ambrose kicks out at two. Kane sends Ambrose to the outside. Ambrose slaps Kane across the face, but Kane delivers an uppercut. Ambrose DDTs Kane on the outside, and Kane gets counted out.
Winner by count-out and still United States Champion: Dean Ambrose.
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