WWE Roadblock Report – 3/12/16
– Tonight’s WWE Roadblock special opens up with a video package for tonight’s main events.
– We’re live from the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Michael Cole is joined by Byron Saxton and JBL.
WWE Tag Team Title Match: The League of Nations vs. The New Day
We go right to the ring and out come WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day to a pop.
No promos on the way to the ring but the crowd was chanting for the champions. Xavier Woods plays Francesca 2 the trombone and takes the mic when the music stops. There’s a podium with something hidden under a cloth. Kofi Kingston reveals it to be a real box of “Booty O’s” cereal. They do some comedy and take shots at Alberto Del Rio, King Barrett and Sheamus. Fans start chanting for “Booty O’s” now. They get the “New Day rocks” chant going until the music interrupts and out comes Sheamus and Barrett to boos.
Fans chant “you look stupid” as the match starts. Kofi starts off with Sheamus with some back and forth. The New Day with some early showing off, which leads to Sheamus taking control with uppercuts. Barrett tags in and they double team Kofi for a 2 count. Barrett beats Kofi down in the corner and plays to the crowd for boos. Kofi fights out of the corner and drops Barrett with a jawbreaker. Big E tags in and catches Barrett in the air. Big E drops Barrett over his knee. Big E stomps away in the corner and in comes Kofi for the Unicorn Stampede. Big E whips a Kofi dropkick into Barrett after lots of stomping. Fans chant for The New Day as Xavier plays the trombone.
Barrett catches Kofi with Winds of Change and unloads with rights. Sheamus tags in and Barrett holds Kofi while he stomps. Sheamus with the Irish Curse backbreaker. Barrett tags back in and hits Kofi with big knees on the ropes. Another tag to Sheamus. He hits the forearms to the chest on the apron. Sheamus goes to the top and hits the battering ram for a 2 count. Barrett tags back in and stomps before applying a headlock. Barrett ends up catching Kofi with a big kick to the gut in the corner for a close 2 count. Sheamus comes back in and goes to the top but Kofi dropkicks him out of the air. Big E and Barrett tag in running. Big E with several belly to belly suplexes. Big E runs the ropes and hits the big splash. Big E knocks Sheamus off the apron. Big E turns around and runs into a kick from Barrett. Barrett with a suplex out of the corner for a 2 count.
Sheamus and Kofi tag. Kofi unloads with kicks. Kofi with a spin kick to the face. Sheamus blocks SOS and runs into a boot in the corner. Kofi comes off the top for a close 2 count. More back and forth. Kofi misses Trouble In Paradise. Sheamus locks in the Cloverleaf as Woods look on at Kofi. Barrett pulls Big E off the apron but it backfires and Big E sends Barrett into the ring post. Kofi counters Sheamus with a nice roll up for 2. Kofi hits SOS and both are down. Big E tags in and goes for the Big Ending but Sheamus slides out and pushes him into the ring post at the same time Kofi comes off the top and lands bad. Sheamus sends Kofi to the floor. Sheamus takes Big E to the corner and tags in Barrett. Sheamus slams Big E and rolls out. Barrett kicks Big E in the jaw and covers but Woods has the referee distracted on the apron. Sheamus comes over to chase Woods around the ring. Kofi leaps up and catches Sheamus at ringside and plants him. Big E takes advantage of the distraction and hits Barrett with a Big Ending for the win.
Winners: The New Day
– After the match, The New Day regroups in the ring and celebrates as we go to replays. We come back to The New Day taunting Sheamus and Barrett as they make their exit.
– Greg Hamilton is backstage with Paul Heyman. Heyman introduces himself and says he’s here to christen Toronto as the new capitol for Suplex City. Heyman cuts a promo on Brock Lesnar getting his revenge on Bray Wyatt tonight. Heyman says Wyatt is going down, getting beaten, victimized, suplexed, F5’d and conquered by The Beast.
– The announcers look at what has happened between AJ Styles and Chris Jericho.
Chris Jericho vs. Jack Swagger
We go to the ring and out comes Chris Jericho to a pop as JoJo does the introduction. Jericho takes the mic and tells Toronto to shut their filthy mouths right now. Jericho says fans had their chance to chant for him for months but they chanted for AJ Styles instead. Fans go from booing to chanting for Styles. Jericho says they can go to hell for chanting for Styles. He calls them typical Canadians because always playing catch up with the rest of the world. Jericho says he’s the greatest icon in the history of the country. Fans chant for Bret Hart and says they’re never getting him again. Jericho says he’s ashamed to be the greatest icon of this country and he’s ashamed to be Canadian, so much so he moved from the country years ago and it was the smartest move he ever made. Jericho says Canada literally stinks and fans continue booing. He calls Toronto the anus. Fans chant “asshole” now. Jericho goes on about fans always chanting for the flavor of the month and starts taking shots at Jack Swagger. Jericho says he’s not the flavor of the month or the next big thing in WWE, he’s the only thing in WWE. Jericho goes on about how he’s the best in the world at what he does. Jericho tells fans to place their hands over their hearts and pledge that he’s the best… the music interrupts and out comes Swagger.
They start off with a slap and go at it. Jericho goes to the floor early for a breather and fans boo. Swagger chases him around the ring and back in. Swagger drops Jericho with a big elbow. Swagger mounts Jericho with rights in the corner. Jericho takes control after a cheap shot in the corner. They go to the floor as fans chant for Styles. Jericho sends Swagger hard into the barrier and brings him back in. Jericho with a kick to the gut and a 2 count. Jericho with a headlock now. Swagger tries to fight back but Jericho nails a dropkick. They go at it and fans are actually chanting for CM Punk. Swagger comes back with clotheslines and a knee in the corner. Swagger with another pair of clotheslines.
Jericho gets boots up and blocks the Swagger Bomb. Jericho hits the running bulldog this time. Jericho misses a Lionsault. Swagger nails the Swagger Bomb this time for a 2 count. More back and forth. Jericho rolls Swagger up for the Walls of Jericho but Swagger counters and goes for the Patriot Lock. Jericho nails an enziguri and yells at Swagger to get up. Swagger blocks the Codebreaker and slams Jericho for another close 2 count. Swagger gets the Patriot Lock applied. Jericho ends up getting the win with the Walls.
Winner: Chris Jericho
– The announcers lead us to a video package for tonight’s WWE NXT match.
WWE NXT Tag Team Title Match: Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady with Carmella vs. The Revival
We go to the ring and out comes Enzo Amore, Colin Cassady and Carmella to a big pop. Enzo does the usual introduction and fans go along with them. They hit the ring with promos from Carmella and Big Cass. WWE NXT Tag Team Champions “The Revival” Dash and Dawson are out next.
Dash starts off with Enzo but stalls. Fans chant for NXT. Dawson distracts and Dash takes a cheap shot at Cass. This allows Dash to take control of Enzo. Enzo with a hurricanrana out of the corner. Enzo with a tackle. Dawson runs in and gets kicked. Cass tags in and Dash pleads with him. Cass takes him to the corner with big shots. Cass catches Dash in a big side slam and covers for a 2 count. Dawson tags himself in but the referee didn’t see it. Cass with a big back body drop on Dash. Dawson runs in and gets decked. Enzo comes in for some double teaming and they take out Dawson, then Dash. Cass presses Enzo into Dash. Dawson gets double clotheslined over the top. Enzo and Cass stand tall to a pop.
Cass launches Enzo again, this time out of the ring onto The Revival. Fans pop and start chanting for NXT again. Enzo brings Dash in the ring but Dawson tags in. Fans chant “this is awesome” now. Enzo rolls him up but Dash sends Enzo into the ring post. Dawson comes in and beats Enzo down now. More tags from the champions as they keep control. Dawson keeps Enzo grounded now. Enzo ends up on the floor and Dawson follows. Enzo ducks a clothesline and runs back in the ring for a tag but Dawson runs in and leaps across the ring to knock Enzo out of the ring again, stopping the tag. Dawson turns Enzo upside down in the corner. Dawson taunts Cass and stomps away on Enzo. Enzo counters and Dawson hits the ring post.
Cass and Dash get the tag. Cass unloads and hits the Empire Elbow. Cass with a big splash int he corner. Dawson runs over but Cass sends him to the floor. Dash rolls Cass up for 2. Cass with a big boot and another for Dawson on the apron. Dash ducks a clothesline but Cass catches him in the East River Crossing to a big pop. Enzo tags in and goes to the top for the Rocket Launcher but Dawson pulls Enzo’s legs out. Cass goes after Dawson but he puts Carmella in the way. She slides out and slaps him. Cass avoids a ring post shot but gets caught in the a 3D on the floor. Enzo ends up rolling Dawson up for a very close 2 count in the ring. Another “this is awesome” chant as Carmella cheers Enzo on. Dawson has been busted open and the referee puts his gloves on. Enzo unloads on Dawson but Dash tags in and drops him with a right. The Revival hits the Shatter Machine for the win.
Winners: The Revival
– After the match, we go to replays as the champions grab their straps. Carmella stands with Enzo and Cass as The Revival leaves to boos.
– We see footage from earlier today with Greg Hamilton interviewing Natalya. She dedicates her match tonight to her uncle Bret Hart and says when she wins tonight, she will be that closer to a Divas Title shot. The Flairs walk up laughing at Natalya. Charlotte says Natalya is just a warm-up for the Triple Threat at WrestleMania 32. She says Natalya is no longer on her level. She challenges Charlotte to put the title on the line. Charlotte refuses. Natalya says what her uncle Bret said about The Flairs was true, they are cowards. They get upset and Charlotte grants the title shot. She rips on the Toronto Maple Leafs and Natalya for more heat.
WWE Divas Title Match: Natalya vs. Charlotte
We go to the ring and out comes WWE Divas Champion Charlotte with Ric Flair praising her.
Natalya is out next to a pop. She’s wearing a t-shirt with Bret and Owen Hart on it. She tosses it to a fan as JoJo does formal ring introductions. They lock up and Natalya takes Charlotte down with a headlock. Charlotte with an early kick out. More back and forth and counters. Charlotte “wooo’s” in Natalya’s face while she’s locked in a scissors. Charlotte with a submission. Natalya digs her elbows into Charlotte’s legs and eventually breaks out. Natalya with a leg submission now. Charlotte turns that into a half crab.
Charlotte avoids a Sharpshooter by getting the bottom rope. They trade shots on their feet after Charlotte talks trash. Natalya takes Charlotte down face first and applies a surfboard. Charlotte gets dropped on her face. Natalya runs up Charlotte’s back and comes back with a dropkick. She goes for the Sharpshooter again but Charlotte retreats to the floor. Natalya with a baseball slide that knocks Charlotte back. Natalya brings it back in the ring but Charlotte tries escaping again. Charlotte pulls Natalya out of the ring and she lands hard. Charlotte plays to the crowd and gets booed. More trash talking as she brings it in the ring. Charlotte mounts Natalya with strikes and slams her head into the mat. Charlotte with boots in the corner as the referee warns her. Charlotte with a 2 count.
Charlotte keeps control and slams Natalya into the mat several times with a head scissors. Charlotte with a 2 count. Charlotte tosses Natalya around with the scissors and covers for another pin attempt as The Nature Boy looks on. Charlotte argues and gets rolled up for 2. Charlotte with a 2 count. Charlotte plays to the crowd as Flair struts at ringside. Charlotte runs into an elbow and catches the spinning clothesline. Charlotte with a neckbreaker for a 2 count. The Flairs strut at the same time. Charlotte with a 2 count. Flair yells at the referee. Charlotte works on Natalya’s legs now.
Natalya counters the Figure Eight with a roll up for 2. Charlotte gets dropped on her face. Natalya charges but gets sent into the top turnbuckle face first. Charlotte takes the knee out and keeps working her over. Charlotte slams Natalya’s leg into the ring post. Natalya counters and pulls Charlotte’s face into the ring post. Charlotte goes down on the floor and comes back in at the 7 count. Charlotte with a chop. Natalya with a forearm. They trade more shots and Natalya unloads. Natalya ducks a chop and hits a side Russian leg sweep. Natalya with the spinning clothesline. She goes for the Sharpshooter as fans pop. Charlotte fights it off and slaps her. Charlotte with a roll up for a 2 count. Charlotte with a big boot to the face. Charlotte applies the Figure Four but before she can bridge it Natalya fights it. They trade shots locked in the Figure Four. Natalya turns it over. Charlotte rolls it back over and slaps Natalya. Natalya yells “no!” several times. Charlotte makes it under the bottom rope and hangs off the apron with the hold still locked. The referee separates them.
Charlotte runs in with Natural Selection for a close 2 count. Charlotte with two more pin attempts. Charlotte looks frustrated now. Charlotte with a big suplex on Natalya’s head. Charlotte goes to the top for a moonsault but Natalya comes from behind and sitdown powerbombs her to the mat for a very close 2 count. Fans chant “this is awesome” now. Natalya goes for the Sharpshooter but Charlotte turns it into a roll up for 2. Charlotte goes for the Figure Four but Natalya breaks it. She goes for the Sharpshooter again in the middle of the ring and locks it in as fans go wild. Charlotte makes it to Flair’s hands but not the rope. Natalya pulls her back and breaks the hold to yell at Flair. She’s pissed and slaps him off the apron. Charlotte takes advantage and rolls Natalya up for the win.
– After the match, The Flairs retreat with the title as we go to replays. We come back to Natalya looking on from the ring as Charlotte raises the title.
– We get a look back at the history between Brock Lesnar and Bray Wyatt.
Handicap Match: Brock Lesnar vs. Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper
We go to the ring and out first comes Bray Wyatt with Luke Harper as the arena lights up. Wyatt cuts a promo on the way to the ring and gives props to his opponent but says he has never conquered him and tonight will be no different because Wyatt has made a deal with the devil himself. Wyatt says the devil told him he and his brother Harper will slay The Beast together. It looks like this has been turned into a Handicap Match like last night in Montreal. Fans chant for Suplex City until the music hits and out comes Brock Lesnar with Paul Heyman to a big pop.
Lesnar hops up on the apron and fans pop again. Wyatt stands behind Harper in the center of the ring and Lesnar stares them down. Heyman speaks from Lesnar’s corner and does his awesome introductions. Harper starts off and Lesnar charges him. Lesnar takes Harper to the corner with shoulders, a bunch of them. Wyatt immediately dropped off the apron and is watching from the floor. Lesnar hits Harper with the first suplex and he scrambles to the floor to regroup. Lesnar follows and Wyatt steps back again. Lesnar rolls Harper in. Lesnar turns back to Wyatt but Harper dives out of the ring and takes him down. Harper brings Lesnar back in and beats him into the corner. Harper with shoulders now. Lesnar counters and goes for a suplex but Harper sends him into the turnbuckle Harper with a big boot and a superkick that just drops Lesnar to one knee. Another superkick and Lesnar goes back to one knee. Wyatt yells at Harper to put Lesnar down. Harper with the big clothesline for a 2 count.
Lesnar drops out of a sleeper and nails another German suplex. Wyatt continues to watch from the floor. Harper with more kicks to stun Harper. Lesnar ducks the discus clothesline and nails another German. Lesnar with one more German. Lesnar smiles at Wyatt before picking Harper up and nailing another big German. Lesnar with one more after fans chanted for it. Lesnar hits another German as Heyman laughs. Lesnar scoops Harper and nails the F5 while staring at Wyatt. Lesnar with the pin for the win.
Winner: Brock Lesnar
– After the match, Wyatt is still at the bottom of the entrance as Lesnar starts walking to the back with Heyman. Wyatt quickly hurries to the back, leaving Harper alone in the ring. Lesnar stops and turns around, looking back at Harper. He doesn’t go back to the ring and heads to the back with Heyman. We see the referee checking on Harper before we go to a break.
Sami Zayn vs. Stardust
Back from the break and out comes Sami Zayn to a pop. Stardust is out next.
Fans do the “ole!” chants as the match starts. Sami with the first takedown. Stardust plays to the crowd and fans chant “Cody” before they can lock up again. They lock up and trade holds. Stardust takes Sami down and Sami ends up turning it into an armbar. More back and forth. Sami with several arm drags. Sami keeps Stardust grounded. Stardust fights up and ends up knocking Sami out of the air on the apron with a right hand. Stardust pulls Sami around the ring post as the referee warns him. Stardust rams Sami back into the apron and rolls him in. Stardust stomps a few times and does a cartwheel as fans boo. Stardust with more offense in the corner.
Stardust keeps control with another 2 count. Fans chant “let’s go Sami” as he fights out of a hold but Stardust floors him from behind. Fans chant for JBL and Stardust isn’t happy about it. Sami finally fights up again but Stardust knocks him back down with a knee. Stardust with a 2 count. Stardust gets frustrated and Sami fights back with forearms. Stardust pulls him into a clothesline. Stardust with a reverse crab that looks odd as Stardust talks trash while the hold is locked. More back and forth. Stardust slams Sami and goes for 4 pin attempts. Sami rolls him up for 2. Stardust with a boot to the face and more stomps as the referee warns him once again. More heat from the crowd for Stardust.
Stardust takes Sami to the top for a superplex but Sami fights him. Sami knocks Stardust tot he mat with a forearm. Stardust runs back up and nails the superplex as Sami hesitated. Stardust with a close 2 count. Stardust kicks Sami while he’s on his knees. Stardust slaps Sami around with his glove. Sami comes back with a big clothesline and another. Stardust kicks him in the face but Sami hits another clothesline. Sami mounts Stardust in the corner with 10 right hands as fans count along. Sami slams Stardust and goes to the top but wastes some time. Stardust jumps up and Sami rolls through. Sami dumps Stardust the top. Sami runs the ropes and nails Stardust on the floor for a pop. Sami brings it back in, ducks a move and nails a Blue Thunderbomb for a close 2 count. Stardust counters and they trade holds. Stardust goes for The Queen’s Crossbow but it’s blocked. Stardust with a Disaster Kick for a close 2 count.
They both struggle to get up. Stardust charges but Sami catches him with the big suplex into the turnbuckles. Sami gets the win with the Helluva Kick.
Winner: Sami Zayn
– After the match, Sami has his arm raised and celebrates.
– We get a shot of Toronto as Cole thanks us for watching. Still to come, Triple H defends the WWE World Heavyweight Title. We go to a video package for the main event.
WWE World Heavyweight Title Match: Dean Ambrose vs. Triple H
We go to the ring and out comes WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H to a pop. Dean Ambrose is shown walking and fans pop. He makes his entrance to another big reaction. JoJo does formal ring introductions.
They let the crowd go wild for a minute before locking up. Triple H with a headlock takedown. Triple H gets the upperhand two more times and laughs about it. We get dueling chants from the crowd. They lock up again and Triple H works on the arm. Ambrose turns it around and takes Triple H down with a headlock. Triple H fights out and drops Ambrose with a shoulder. Ambrose with a hip toss and an arm drag into an armbar. Ambrose breaks and lounges on top of the top turnbuckle to a pop. Triple H doesn’t look amused. They meet in the middle of the ring and stare each other down. Fans chant for CM Punk again but others are booing them.
Ambrose grabs Triple H’s nose and then jabs him. Ambrose continues to anger Triple H by taking him down and digging at his nose and face. More dueling chants from the crowd. JBL believes Ambrose is playing mind games here. Triple H with shoulder thrusts in the corner. Triple H ends up taking control with a right hand. They trade shots now. More back and forth. Triple H gets knocked to the floor. Ambrose follows and gets sent into the apron. He counters and comes right back with a big lariat on the floor. Ambrose rolls Triple H into the ring and takes his knee out from the back. Triple H gets up limping and Ambrose clips him again. Ambrose takes it to the corner and props one leg up on the second rope and dropkicks it. Ambrose slams Triple H’s leg into the ring post several times. Ambrose comes back in and goes to the ropes. Triple H gets up and Ambrose comes off the second rope, taking the knee out again.
Triple H goes to the floor for a breather but Ambrose follows. Triple H grabs him for a Pedigree but Ambrose counters. Triple H kicks him back into the steel steps. Triple H slams Ambrose ribs first onto the top of the barrier. Triple H goes back in the ring as the referee counts. Ambrose makes it back in at 8 and Triple H goes right to work. Triple H chokes Ambrose on the ropes and catapults him under the second rope. Triple H with a 2 count. Triple H slams Ambrose again and keeps control. Triple H drops an elbow to the back and applies a Crossface submission.
The hold is broken but Triple H drops more elbows. Triple H whips Ambrose hard into the corner and he goes down. Ambrose fights back with rights and lefts but Triple H nails a spinebuster for a 2 count. They end up on top again. Ambrose blocks a superplex and headbutts Triple H. Triple H goes to the mat and Ambrose nails a flying elbow while he’s standing. Both are down as the referee counts. They get up at 7 and Triple H drops Ambrose with a right. Ambrose gets up and they trade more strikes in the middle of the ring. Ambrose unloads and fights Triple H back into the corner. Ambrose goes nuts and starts stomping as the referee backs him off. Ambrose floors Triple H twice and hits the bulldog from the corner. Ambrose with a close 2 count.
Ambrose mounts Triple H with rights in the corner. Triple H comes out and goes for a Pedigree but Ambrose comes up with a 2 count. Triple H blocks another Dirty Deeds. Triple H with the knee to the face. Ambrose with another big bounce back clothesline and a close 2 count. They get up and Ambrose tells Triple H to bring it. Triple H nails a huge clothesline. Ambrose blocks another Pedigree and backdrops him over the top to the floor. Ambrose goes for a dive but runs into a right hand and falls out of the ring. Triple H takes apart the announce table as the crowd pops. Ambrose sends Triple H into the steel steps and rolls him in the ring. Fans boo. Ambrose goes up top and Triple H brings him down by hitting the top rope. Triple H goes for a Pedigree but it’s blocked once again. Ambrose with the Figure Four in the middle of the ring.
Ambrose keeps it locked for a minute or two. Triple H fights out by beating on Ambrose. Triple H gets up limping. Ambrose counters a move and drops Triple H. Ambrose applies a Sharpshooter this time. Another big pop. Triple H gets close to the bottom rope but Ambrose pulls him back to the middle of the ring. Triple H finally makes it to the bottom rope and breaks the hold but Ambrose takes advantage of the count.
Triple H fights in from the apron but Ambrose nails Dirty Deeds and covers for the win. The crowd goes nuts but the referee quickly waves the win off because Ambrose’s feet were under the bottom rope. Fans are not happy. Triple H rolls a distracted Ambrose up for a close 2 count using the ropes. Triple H gets sent flying over the top rope in the corner. Ambrose dives out and sends Triple H into the barrier.
Ambrose launches Triple H into the barrier a few times and fans chant “this is awesome” again. Triple H rolls back out to the floor. Ambrose goes to the top and nails an elbow onto Triple H and the floor. Ambrose throws crotch chops before getting to his knees. Ambrose talks trash in Triple H’s face before taking him on top of the announce table. Ambrose with a bunch of lefts and rights to the head. Ambrose goes back into the ring to break the count. Ambrose gets riled up as fans pop again. Ambrose runs the barrier and leaps onto the table but Triple H moves out of the way and Ambrose crashes through the announce table. A “holy shit” chant starts as Triple H rolls into the ring. Ambrose barely makes it back in the ring before the count. Triple H immediately nails a Pedigree for the win.
Winner: Triple H
– After the match, Triple H’s music hits and he stumbles out of the ring. Ambrose is still down on his back as we go to replays. We come back to Triple H raising the WWE World Heavyweight Title and making his exit as Ambrose recovers in the ring. Roadblock goes off the air.
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