Aug 21, 2023 - by Staff

– Tonight’s WWE RAW opens up with a look back at what happened with The Judgment Day last week. We’re now live on the USA Network as Michael Cole welcomes us to the Centre Videotron in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. He’s joined at ringside by Wade Barrett.

– We go right to the ring and out comes Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champion Sami Zayn to a big pop from his fellow Quebecers. Zayn hits the ring to a loud “Sami!” chant now as the music stops and he takes it all in. The “Ole!” chants start up now and go on for a minute or two as Sami looks around, then gets fired up and bounces around the ring as the crowd goes wild and starts another “Sami!” chant.

Sami goes to speak but he busts out in laughter as the “Ole!” chants start back up. Sami is wide open now as he welcomes everyone to Monday Night RAW. Before he can go on, the music interrupts and out comes The Judgment Day – Finn Balor, Damian Priest, WWE NXT North American Champion Dominik Mysterio, and WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley.

The heels hit the apron and stare Sami down. He says before they do what they’re about to do…. he then asks them something in French, and the crowd pop. Sami then asks if they really thought he would come alone. The music hits and out comes another Quebecer to a huge pop – Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champion Kevin Owens.

Owens rushes down the ramp and takes out Mysterio at ringside first. Balor is charging Sami in the ring but Owens trips him, pulls him to the floor and sends him into the barrier. Ripley faces off with Owens at ringside now. Priest tries to chokeslam Sami in the ring but he escapes. Owens ends up coming into the ring and dropping Priest with a Stunner to a big pop. The Judgment Day regroups at ringside as Sami and Owens stand tall together.

Fans continue to go wild for the two locals in the ring. They now chant “Kevin Owens!” as The Judgment Day looks on from ringside. Owens says it’s been far too long since he had a match on RAW… so how about he and Zayn against any two from The Judgment Day. Owens also says something in French and the crowd pops big. The Judgment Day seethes at ringside as Owens’ music hits and he stands tall with Zayn.

– Cole and Barrett hype tonight’s show.

The New Day vs. Matt Riddle and Drew McIntyre

We go back to the ring for tonight’s opener and out comes The New Day – Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods. They hit the ring and dance around as we go to commercial.

Back from the break and the announcers tout the WrestleMania 40 ticket sales. We go back to the ring and out first comes Matt Riddle for hit team. Drew McIntyre is out next as we see how the GlasBros tag team formed last week. Drew hits the corner to pose as pyro goes off. Riddle and Woods start off as both teams look to win and secure a future shot at the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Titles.

Woods and Riddle lock up, then break. Woods yells about how Riddle and Drew aren’t a real tag team, but Riddle yells back and says yes they are. They go at it again with Woods taking Riddle to their corner.

The New Day ends up double teaming Riddle in their corner but he hangs in there. Riddle fights back and in comes McIntyre. Drew and Kofi go at it now. Drew with a big throw across the ring. Woods runs in but he also gets tossed, sending both to the floor to regroup.

Riddle comes in and he’s ready to start celebrating with Drew, but Drew grabs him for a belly-to-belly throw. Drew then launches Riddle over the top rope, to the floor to take The New Day back down as we go back to commercial.

Back from the break and Kofi covers Riddle for 2. Kofi grounds Riddle now. Fans rally and Riddle fights for the tag but Kofi leg sweeps him. The New Day with more double teaming. Woods drops a big leg on Riddle for 2. Woods grounds Riddle by the arm again as fans rally. Riddle fights up and unloads with strikes but misses the enziguri.

Woods with a big sliding DDT, then Kofi tags in and flies off the top with a splash to the spine for 2. Kofi locks Riddle up and stops a tag as fans boo. Kofi drops Riddle again. Kofi goes up top but Riddle meets him in mid-air with a big flash knee to the nose. Woods tags in and stops Riddle from tagging just in time. Woods is up top but Riddle unloads with strikes. Riddle climbs up and hits a Fisherman’s superplex. Drew is fired up for the tag now as fans pop.

Riddle and Woods both slowly crawl to their corners. Riddle kicks Woods away as Erik runs down from out of nowhere and knocks Drew off the apron. Riddle looks to tag out but he’s confused as Drew is no longer there. Kofi tags in and drops Riddle with Trouble In Paradise for the pin to win.

Winners: The New Day

– After the bell, Erik and Ivar hit the ring and attack GlasBros and The New Day. The Viking Raiders destroy both tag teams as Valhalla jumps around. McIntyre ends up dropping Erik with a Glasgow Kiss headbutt. Ivar boots Drew but Drew comes back with a big Spinebuster. Drew then kicks Ivar off the apron to send him to the floor with Erik. Drew’s music starts up as he and Riddle stand tall. We go to replays. Riddle and McIntyre yell out at The Viking Raiders to end the segment.

– Jackie Redmond is backstage with Finn Balor and JD McDonagh. She asks JD if his presence has caused issues within The Judgment Day. JD says he hopes not because he’s known Finn his whole life… they are like brothers and he wants nothing but the best, and hopes this all makes The Judgment Day stronger. Finn accuses Jackie of stirring the pot and says he will have none of it. Finn says they beat Sami Zayn and Cody Rhodes last week thanks to JD, so if anything… WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley walks up and tells Finn they need to go discuss who will be in tonight’s tag team main event. JD looks to follow but Ripley tells him this is Judgment Day business. JD looks on as they walk off.

– Back from the break and we get a new video promo from Shayna Baszler. She says you are what you do, not what you say you’ll do. She’s watched these frail toy soldiers pose as opposition for too long, and now they’ve got her in a vendetta kind of mood. Baszler says they don’t understand… she’s not here to be a hero, she’s here to set it all on fire, and their only hope is to survive. Let the world burn, she says.

– We see what happened last week between Imperium and Alpha Academy. We cut to a promo cut by WWE Intercontinental Champion GUNTHER earlier today. He says the world will witness the glory of the greatest Intercontinental Champion of all-time tonight. He says Chad Gable thinks time is The Ring General’s enemy, but time is his friend because with every day that passes adds to his legacy. GUNTHER respects Gable’s accomplishments but says Gable will not make a name at his expense, and his little fairy-tale story will end tonight. Byron Saxton is with Alpha Academy now. He asks Gable if he has any comments before the biggest match of his career. Otis speaks up and talks about how Gable helped him at the low point of his career, so tonight is his golden opportunity. Maxxine Dupri says she never saw herself as an in-ring performer but Gable made it possible. She says Gable has been working on this for 10 years and if anyone can do the impossible, it’s Gable. Gable says there’s only one thing to say now… thank you!

WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Chad Gable vs. GUNTHER (c)

We go back to the ring and out comes Chad Gable by himself. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and Cole hypes John Cena’s upcoming return. We go back to the ring and out comes WWE Intercontinental Champion GUNTHER by himself. Samantha Irvin does formal ring introductions.

Fans do dueling chants as they lock up. GUNTHER with a big chop. GUNTHER ends up taking Gable down and working on his arm. Gable tries to fight up and out but he gets put back down by his arm. Gable wrestles his way out and looks to mount a comeback but GUNTHER just tosses him to the floor, then poses to boos. Gable makes it back in at the 6 count but GUNTHER immediately chops him down. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and GUNTHER goes back out at the 6 count, decking Gable to keep him out there. GUNTHER drops Gable over the barrier. Gable makes it back in at 9 but GUNTHER is frustrated.

GUNTHER drives Gable back down for 2, then whips him into the turnbuckles and talks some trash to boos. He goes to whip Gable back across the ring but Gable collapses. GUNTHER is all smiles. GUNTHER smacks and boots Gable around now while he’s down. Gable fights back with kicks to the face while up top. GUNTHER fights but Gable applies an arm bar submission on the ropes.

GUNTHER comes right back and turns Gable inside out as he flies off the top, then nails a big lariat for 2. GUNTHER eats a dropkick but comes right back with a lariat for 2. GUNTHER is frustrated now. Gable decks GUNTHER for a close 2 count, but GUNTHER quickly catches him in a Sleeper hold. Gable powers up with GUNTHER on his back but the champ hits him in the back of the head. They trade shots now but GUNTHER applies another Sleeper.

Gable breaks it with a big back suplex and they’re both down now. They slowly get up and fight it out. Gable with a big Dragon Screw leg whip into an ankle lock submission. GUNTHER yells out as fans go wild. The champ finally breaks out and rocks Gable. Gable takes GUNTHER down and mounts him with lefts and rights.

Gable manages to hit a big German suplex with a bridge for a big pop but GUNTHER barely kicks out. Fans chant “this is awesome!” now. Gable goes up top, facing the crowd, to hit the moonsault, but GUNTHER shoves him to the floor and he hits hard. Fans chant for Gable.

GUNTHER goes out and unloads on Gable while yelling at him as the referee continues counting. GUNTHER misses and hits the ring post. Gable then sends GUNTHER into the timekeeper’s area. Gable rushes back into the ring just in time as the referee makes the 10 count.

Winner by Count Out: Chad Gable

– After the bell, Gable’s music hits as everyone goes wild for him and he begins celebrating. GUNTHER throws a fit at ringside, tearing the top off the announce table as Ludwig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci come down. Irvin then announces that GUNTHER is still the champion, but Gable is fired up. Gable yells that he is not done with GUNTHER and the title is coming to him soon.

– The Judgment Day is backstage trying to decide the team for tonight’s main event. Rhea Ripley asks who the team is and Finn Balor thinks it should be he and Dominik Mysterio. Priest says he and Dominik should team since he’s Senor Money In the Bank and Dominik holds NXT gold. Priest asks Ripley what she thinks, but she has to deal with Candice LeRae tonight so she tells them to figure it out before she gets back or she will make the team.

– Still to come, Shinsuke Nakamura reveals what he said to Seth Rollins last week.

– We see Cody Rhodes backstage with Byron Saxton. Back to commercial.

– Back from the break and Imperium is backstage. GUNTHER rants about tonight’s loss and then storms off. Giovanni Vinci says he’s going to make this right. Ludwig Kaiser asks Vinci what is he going to do? Kaiser walks off as Vinci looks around.

– Byron Saxton is backstage with Cody Rhodes now. Cody is asked how he feels about last week’s RAW ending. Cody says Finn Balor sat on him like a piece of furniture. He knocks JD McDonagh for looking like a Funko Pop. Cody tells Byron this setting isn’t working for the interview. Cody wants to introduce Byron to some of his friends. Fans in the arena cheer as Saxton follows Rhodes out to the stage. Fans chant “Cody!” now. Cody greets Quebec City in French, asking them what they want to talk about. Saxton asks Rhodes what he wants to talk about now. Cody welcomes Wade Barrett and Michael Cole to RAW. Cody says we all saw what happened last week and what does The Judgment Day have on their side… numbers. Cody says if there’s one place the numbers game didn’t help them, it’d be the place up the road from where Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens grew up at. Cody gets fans to pop and tells them to go louder so he knows they will be in the corner of Sami and Owens tonight. Cody goes on and says he will be watching closely tonight and we will see The Judgment Day rise… and then fall.

– We go to a new video from Shinsuke Nakamura. He says everyone is asking what he said to WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins last week, what could he possibly have said to fill Rollins with fear? He says Rollins is a man who acts like he has it all… he’s charismatic, a champion… but Nakamura knows Rollins and his weaknesses. Nakamura whispered to Rollins, “I know about your back!” Nakamura says Rollins’ back has been broken for many years, he’s in pain and that pain lives inside of him, creating a void. Nakamura says no matter how careful he is, he’s in pain… when he hugs his wife, he’s in pain… when he picks up his child, he’s in pain. He’s a World Champion but every day he’s in pain, and now his worst fears are coming true, he knows I can break him. Nakamura says he and Rollins aren’t too different… Nakamura has a void also. He says they live by that code that others do not, and in fact, that code is displayed on Rollins’ back. We see Rollins’ Japanese tattoo on his back. Nakamura says it’s that very same back that is failing… just like Rollins is failing to live by that code, his body has crumbled under the pressure of his own vanity. Are you satisfied, Seth? Nakamura says he will not be satisfied until he takes this burden from Rollins, when he breaks him. Nakamura warns Rollins to watch his back. Nakamura vs. Rollins is confirmed for WWE Payback.

WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley vs. Candice LeRae

We go back to the ring and out comes WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley with NXT North American Champion Dominik Mysterio for this non-title match. Ripley whispers in Mysterio’s ear as we go back to commercial.

Back from the break and out comes Candice LeRae with Indi Hartwell. We see how Ripley defeated Hartwell last week, and how LeRae and Hartwell attacked Ripley for the double team. The bell rings and Ripley charges at LeRae, working her over in the corner. She charges again but LeRae counters and rolls her up for 2.

LeRae goes up top but Dominik hits the apron for a distraction. Indi pulls Dom off the apron. Ripley catches LeRae in mid-move and hits a backbreaker.

Ripley ends up going for Riptide but LeRae turns it into a DDT. LeRae with a bottom rope moonsault but Ripley kicks right out. LeRae stays on Ripley but Ripley easily turns it around and rag-dolls her into the Prism submission for the quick win.

Winner: Rhea Ripley

– After the match, Ripley stands tall as the music hits and Dominik joins her for the celebration. We go to replays. The music hits and out comes Raquel Rodriguez on one crutch. Ripley and Dominik approach her on the stage, laughing at her. Raquel suddenly attacks with the crutch, beating Ripley back down to ringside. Raquel brings it back in but Ripley fights back. Raquel unloads in the corner now. Ripley ducks a punch but Raquel comes right back with a lariat. Raquel with a big fall-away slam to send Ripley to the floor as she regroups with Dominik. Fans cheer as Raquel stands tall and takes the mic. Raquel says it’s obvious she’s been cleared for action… and she talked to Adam Pearce, so they will be facing each other at Payback. Fans pop again. Raquel speaks some in Spanish and says she will take the title from Ripley. Raquel looks on from the ring as Ripley rants at ringside.

– We see what happened on SmackDown with LA Knight and The Miz.

The Miz vs. Akira Tozawa

We go back to the ring and out comes The Miz. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and Tommaso Ciampa is backstage for a promo. He says it has been 9 weeks since he came back to RAW and he’s had a long time to reflect on who he has become. Ciampa recalls laying in the ring while Chad Gable celebrated two weeks ago and he’d be lying if he said he didn’t want that WWE Intercontinental Title shot… Ciampa was this close. Ciampa says he’s also the man who beat Shinsuke Nakamura, but now Nakamura is challenging for the WWE World Heavyweight Title… Ciampa was this close. Ciampa says he didn’t come back to just be this close, he came back to be the guy… and he will become that change he’s wanted, and he will do it all by himself. Ciampa launches his chair and walks off. We go back to the ring and The Miz is waiting with a mic. Fans chant for Maryse but Miz says she would never come to Quebec City.

Miz says something in French, then talks about how LA Knight lost on SmackDown and everyone is blaming him but there are no excuses on the big show, things happen… guys like GUNTHER and Roman Reigns know this. Miz isn’t here to make friends… he goes on ranting about his career and how in 20 years he will be remembered while Knight will be remembered as a flash in the pan or a trend. Miz says LA is not on his level and to prove it, he talked to Adam Pearce and Pearce has allowed him to pick his opponent for tonight. Miz says he picked someone bigger, stronger, faster and better than anyone LA has ever faced. Miz then introduces his opponent… the music hits and out comes Akira Tozawa. Tozawa hits the ring and Miz insults him. Miz says this isn’t about LA, this is about Tozawa and his success. Miz asks Tozawa if this is the biggest match of his career. Yeah! Miz thought Tozawa would have more to say, so is this… Yeah! Miz would appreciate it if Tozawa would stop saying that. They have a Yeah! vs. Really?! face-off, yelling at each other. Miz asks Tozawa if he thinks the chance of a lifetime is funny. Miz then kicks Tozawa and the bell hits.

The music interrupts and out comes LA to a big pop. Tozawa takes advantage and dropkicks Miz to the floor. LA walks by and taunts Miz while he’s down. Miz rushes back in but Tozawa sends him back out the opposite side of the ring. Tozawa then flies out with a big dive to send Miz into the announce table. LA taunts Miz while he’s down and we go back to commercial.

Back from the break and LA is on commentary. Miz with the corner clothesline on Tozawa. Miz with It Kicks now while taunting LA. Fans boo and Miz nails a big kick to the face of Tozawa for a 2 count. Tozawa ends up ducking a big boot and fighting back. Miz cuts him off but Tozawa hits a hurricanrana and a dropkick. Fans pop as Tozawa goes to the top but Miz kicks him to the floor. Miz runs the ring and hits a dropkick through the ropes. Miz has words with LA at ringside now.

Miz tries to send Tozawa into LA but Tozawa counters and hits a hurricanrana off the table, sending Miz into the steel ring steps. They bring it back in and Tozawa flies off the top but Miz gets his knees up. Fans boo again as Miz taunts LA and calls for the Skull Crushing Finale. Tozawa slides out of the hold and rolls Miz up for the pin to win.

Winner: Akira Tozawa

– After the match, Miz throws a fit and pleads with the referee as Tozawa goes to the floor to celebrate. LA enters the ring and drop Miz with a BFT. Yeah! LA walks off to a big pop.

– We go backstage to Matt Riddle and Drew McIntyre now. Riddle is ranting about their tag team. Drew stops him and says he appreciates Riddle’s enthusiasm, but he’s had drama for years and now has this drama with The Viking Raiders… so this thing just won’t work. The New Day shows up and says don’t split up… didn’t you hear the people out there? The New Day says Drew and Riddle showed them a tough time in tonight’s match, and they have a name for the team… McRiddle? The New Day is facing The Vikings next week but after they show them a lesson, how about a rematch? They thank Drew and Riddle for having their backs out there tonight. They all do a fist bump and then joke about how Riddle ruined the moment. The New Day walks off. Riddle mentions the tag team titles and tells Drew, please don’t give up on their team… let’s do this one more time. Drew looks at Riddle and walks off. Riddle says that wasn’t a no.

– We go back to the ring and out comes Becky Lynch to a big pop. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and the announcers hype John Cena’s upcoming return. Damian Priest, Rhea Ripley and Dominik Mysterio are backstage now. Ripley asks if Priest and Finn Balor figured out who will be in tonight’s match. Priest says Finn said he doesn’t trust him, and that he was going to talk to JD McDonagh. Ripley says she thinks Priest also doesn’t trust Balor. Priest is a bit surprised. Ripley is upset now… she says she gave them the chance to work it out so now they will do it her way. Ripley storms off. We go back to the ring and Lynch waits with the mic. We see what happened last week for Adam Pearce to book Lynch vs. WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus in a Steel Cage match, and that match is now official for Payback.

Lynch talks about her legacy and how hers will be defined by survival, not wins or losses, or titles. Lynch went on about how she’s unstoppable and always fights. She says she and Trish will go into the cage, but that leaves business open with Zoey Stark. Lynch says so she talked to Adam Pearce and… the music interrupts and out comes Lynch and Stark. Stratus says it’s good to be in Canada after being down with the USA-holes. She then insults the locals and doesn’t understand their French chants. Stratus says she will win at Payback and be the G.O.A.T. of her generation and this generation. Stratus went on about how she always killed it throughout her career. Stratus is tired of once again having to prove herself but in the cage, we will see a side of her we’ve never seen before, and Lynch should be very scared because she won’t win this one… bitch. Lynch then taunted Stratus. She revealed that Stark will have to face her next week in a Falls Count Anywhere match on RAW. Lynch says welcome to the big time as she tosses the mic and her music hits. Stark holds Trish back.

– We see how Piper Niven made herself Chelsea Green’s partner last week to keep the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles. Byron Saxton is backstage with the champs now. Green cuts Saxton off and goes on about their chemistry. Green keeps talking but Niven interrupts and tells Green to go. Green keeps ranting to Saxton but Niven asks… did I stutter? Go! They head out.

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Piper Niven and Chelsea Green vs. Kayden Carter and Katana Chance

We go back to the ring and out comes WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Piper Niven and Chelsea Green for this non-title match. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and we get a hype video for Niven, who is waiting in the ring with Green. Kayden Carter and Katana Chance are out next.

Green and Chance go at it to start. Both teams went back & forth but the finish saw Niven launch Carter over the announce table, then finish Chance off with the big crossbody for the pin.

Winners: Piper Niven and Chelsea Green

– After the match, Niven has to carry Green away from ringside.

– We see Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens warming up backstage.

– Jackie Redmond is backstage with WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins now. She asks about Shinsuke Nakamura’s comments but Rollins interrupts and says let them sing… we hear fans singing his song in the arena. Rollins says Nakamura caught him off guard last week when he brought up his back injury because it’s not something he likes to talk about publicly… but he does have two fractures in his lumbar spine, and he’s been living with this injury for over four years… it doesn’t get better by itself, it gets worse, and he doesn’t know what his end game is, or how much longer he can keep doing this at the level he’s at. But that’s part of the gig, so is Nakamura talking about it, taking cheap shots and playing mind games, but if Nakamura wants to bring his family into it, his wife and daughter, and his livelihood, then he better be prepared to face him man to man. But you’re not… are you, Shinsuke? You’re not even here tonight, are you? Rollins says Nakamura is in a TV studio hundreds of miles away because he’s scared to face him. Rollins says next week he will give Nakamura the chance to prove he’s an honorable warrior. Rollins says he’s not hard to find… he will be in the middle of the ring, with the World Title around his waist, dressed to the 9’s, with the whole world singing his song. Fans in the arena start singing again.

– We see a replay of the finish to tonight’s WWE Intercontinental Title match.

Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens vs. Finn Balor and Damian Priest

We go back to the ring for tonight’s non-title main event and out comes Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens to a big pop. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and the champs wait in the ring as The Judgment Day comes out – Finn Balor and Damian Priest with WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley and NXT North American Champion Dominik Mysterio. Ripley shoves Balor and Priest around to get them hyped up, then she sends them to the ring as she and Dominik follow.

Owens and Zayn immediately start brawling with Balor and Priest. Owens and Priest go to the floor, while Balor and Zayn go to the other side. Fans chant “Ole!” now. The referee finally restores order and the bell rings as Priest and Zayn go at it.

This went back & forth with both teams mounting offense and using quick tags. At one point Priest went to slide his Money In the Bank briefcase to Balor but Zayn jumped off the apron to take him down. JD McDonagh then shows up and tosses the briefcase into the ring, but Owens catches it. Owens drops Balor with a briefcase shot. The referee calls the match for the disqualification.

Winners by DQ: The Judgment Day

– After the bell, Priest ran in and dropped Owens from behind. Priest yelled out at JD, who is still at ringside. Sami runs over and drops JD from behind. Dominik attacks Sami to boos, and now Dominik, Balor and Priest triple team Sami. Owens tries to make the save but they also beat him down. The music hits and out comes Cody Rhodes to a big pop. Cody rushes the ring, swinging his weighs belt. They clear the ring as The Judgment Day regroups at ringside. Cody takes the mic and says RAW is not ending like this… there’s three of you and three of us, what do you say? Cody’s music starts back up as The Judgment Day rants at ringside. Adam Pearce comes out as we go back to commercial.

The Judgment Day vs. Cody Rhodes and Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens

Back from the break and the six-man is underway as Cody Rhodes goes at it with NXT North American Champion Dominik Mysterio. Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens look on from the apron, as do Finn Balor and Damian Priest. WWE Women’s World Champion Rhea Ripley cheers Dominik on from ringside.

Cody works Dominik over in the corner early on until Sami takes over. Dominik controls Sami until Balor takes over. At one point Owens tried to fight the heels off at the apron but the numbers game caught up with him. Ripley put Owens down with a big slam on the floor, then crotch chopped him as The Judgment Day celebrated to loud boos. RAW goes to commercial with Priest in control of Owens.

More back and forth after the break. Ripley ended up getting involved a few more times towards the end of the match. The finish saw Cody get a hot tag from Zayn. Cody hits a Disaster Kick to Dominik, then a double Cody Cutter to Dominik and Priest. Dominik kicks out at 2. Cody goes for a Cross Rhodes to Dominik but he stops when Balor runs in. Cody with a Cross Rhodes to Balor instead, then Dominik rolls Cody up from behind for 2. Cody with a Cross Rhodes to Dominik in the middle of the ring.

Cody looks to finish Dominik off in the corner but he sees Sami get back on the apron, waiting for a tag, and fans pop at this. Sami tags in, then tags Owens, then runs to nail a Helluva Kick on Dominik. Owens with a Stunner to Dominik for the pin to win as Sami runs and keeps The Judgment Day from making the save by throwing a Helluva Kick at the ropes.

Winners: Cody Rhodes, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn

– After the match, the babyfaces stand tall in the middle of the ring and celebrate as the music hits. The Judgment Day pulls Dominik to safety as we go to replays. Sami takes the mic and tells The Judgment Day, better luck next time. Sami speaks some in French for another big pop. Sami’s music starts up as the babyfaces celebrate and Michael Cole signs off.

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