Kevin Owens makes his way to the ring.
Kevin says not to panic, but Shane McMahon is not here. We can get through this together. They will stand together and stay strong tonight without Shane. Kevin says he knows Shane is watching. Kevin tells Shane that him not being here is great news because maybe Smackdown can be about the talent and not your stupid face. Kevin tells Shane to bring his stupid face and his entire stupid body to SummerSlam because it is us, one on one. You may be at peace with whatever crap your life coach is telling you, but Kevin says he will not be quitting at SummerSlam because he is going to beat Shane. He will beat Shane so bad that whenever you look in the mirror, you will know that you do not belong in the ring with people like him.
You may keep showing up because there is nothing stopping you from showing up because of your last name. Kevin says he will make sure that Shane knows that this is not your ring and this is not your show. This is the Kevin Owens Show.
Drew McIntyre’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring.
Drew tells Kevin he talks too much. What Shane didn’t mention is that Kevin has a match tonight against Drew McIntyre. Drew punches Kevin and sends Kevin into the ring post and over the announce table.
Drew takes the mic and says that Kevin better dust himself off because that match is now.
Match Number One: Drew McIntyre versus Kevin Owens
Owens with punches and Drew with punches as well. Drew runs into a boot in the corner and Owens follows with a clothesline but Drew stays on his feet. Drew with a shoulder tackle that sends Kevin to the mat. Drew with punches and kicks in the corner. Drew with a suplex. Owens with chops but Drew with punches. Drew with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall. Drew with an arm bar. Owens with punches but Drew with a chop to Owens. Drew with boots to the head. Drew with a chop to Owens. Drew with a double wrist lock to Owens.
Owens with punches to the knee and Owens with more punches. Drew backs Owens into the turnbuckles and follows with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Owens with kicks and he moves when Drew charges at him in the corner. Owens with a cannonball for a near fall. Drew punches Owens on the turnbuckles and Drew sets for a superplex. Owens punches Drew off the turnbuckles. Owens with a frog splash for a near fall. Owens clotheslines Drwe over the top rope to the floor. Owens sets for a dive to the floor but Drew moves and Owens goes to the apron and hits a cannonball. Owens chops Drew against the announce table. Drew Irish whips Owens into the ringside barrier.
Drew Irish whips Owens into the ringside barrier. Drew stands over Kevin and grabs Kevin by the beard. Drew sends Kevin into the turnbuckles and punches Kevin. Kevin punches back. Drew with a chop and he punches Owens from the turnbuckles. Owens chops Drew and Drew punches back as the exchange continues on the turnbuckles. Drew sets for a superplex. Owens punches and head butts Drew off the turnbuckles. Owens sets for a swanton and hits it. Owens gets a near fall. Drew avoids a Stunner and Drew with a head butt and sit out uranage for a near fall.
Drew sets for the Claymore but Owens with a super kick. Owens with a super kick and Drew blocks a pop up power bomb but he cannot block the second one. Drew kicks out at two. Owens goes up top again and Drew stops Owens with punches and chops. Drew with forearms. Drew sets for a super Air Raid Crash and hits it but Owens kicks out. Drew sends Owens to the floor and Drew rearranges the announce table. Drew puts Owens on the announce table and the referee warns Drew about his actions and that allows Owens to recover and kick Drew and hit a Stunner.
They get back into the ring and Owens with a super kick and stunner for the three count.
Winner: Kevin Owens
Shane says this match needs something special. To make sure nothing happens, we need a guest referee. That is going to be Drew McIntyre. Elias is the guest time keeper. Shane will be the guest ring announcer.
Owens takes the mic and he says he has no problem going through Roman Reigns, Drew McIntyre, and Elias tonight to go after Shane.
Roman has an issue with it and he says he is going to beat everyone up.
They lock up and Drew separates them in the corner. Owens with a side head lock. Drew pushes Roman and Kevin to tell them to listen to him. Roman punches Drew and sends him over the top rope to the floor. Owens punches Elias and then Shane is cornered by Roman and Owens. Shane is grabbed by Roman and Drew hits Roman. Owens punches Drew and Elias with a knee to Owens. Shane kicks Roman while Drew punches Roman. Elias adds kicks to Roman. Shane with punch like maneuvers and then Owens pulls Shane out of the ring and sends Shane into the ringside barrier. Owens with super kicks to Drew and Elias. Roman spears Drew and Owens gives Elias a stunner. Roman brings Shane back into the ring and Roman with a superman punch followed by a stunner from Owens.
Roman tells Owens to hit another stunner and Owens with a kick and stunner to Shane.
Kevin says tonight is nothing because he is going to make Shane enjoyable because he is going to destroy Shane at SummerSlam.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Kevin Owens
Back from the break and out first comes Dolph Ziggler for tonight’s main event. Kevin Owens is out next, looking over his shoulders for an attack.
The bell rings and Ziggler goes right for a superkick s Owens goes for a Stunner but they both block. Ziggler goes to the floor to regroup but Owens lays him out. Owens talks trash and brings Ziggler back in. Owens goes for the big senton but Ziggler gets his knees up. Ziggler with a Fame-asser on Owens for a close 2 count.
Ziggler keeps control with elbows and shots to the heart for more pin attempts. Ziggler applies a Crossface submission and keeps Owens grounded. Ziggler with a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Ziggler talks more trash while taking Owens back to the mat in the middle of the ring. Ziggler keeps control and prevents momentum by Owens. Ziggler with a big DDT for another pin attempt. Fans rally for Owens now. Ziggler misses in the corner and Owens drops him with a superkick. Owens goes back to the top and this time he nails the senton. Ziggler kicks out.
Shane McMahon comes walking out with a bunch of heel Superstars, including Drew McIntyre, Elias, The B Team, The Authors of Pain, Andrade, Cesaro, Samoa Joe, Shelton Benjamin and others. They all surround the ring. Owens is distracted, allowing Ziggler to hit a Zig Zag from behind for a close 2 count. Owens goes head-first into the post in the corner. Owens manages to slap Ziggler in the face but Ziggler unloads and beats him down as the referee stops him.
Ziggler sends Owens into the ring post again. Ziggler goes for a superkick but Owens avoids it and drops Ziggler with a Stunner. Owens covers for the pin to win but Shane pulls Owens out of the ring to break the pin. Owens drops Shane on the floor with a Stunner.
Owens retreats up the ramp to the back as the group of heel Superstars chase him. We see Shane coughing and trying to recover on the floor as we go to replays. We come back to Drew checking on Shane at ringside. Kayla Braxton approaches him for comments. Shane says Owens is going to pay for this, and he’s going to pay bad. Shane limps off with Drew right at his side. They head up the ramp as SmackDown goes off the air.
Shane McMahon, Elias and Drew McIntyre are backstage. Shane and Drew promise to make Cedric Alexander pay for what happened on last night’s RAW. Drew and Shane are also confident about beating Roman Reigns and The Undertaker at WWE Extreme Rules on Sunday. Elias says he’s been working on the perfect funeral song for Taker. Shane hopes it’s spooky. Dolph Ziggler walks up and he’s not happy with Shane taking away his chance to end Kevin Owens. Shane says Ziggler can take care of another issue for them tonight. He books Ziggler vs. Reigns for tonight. Shane says they will all be out there at ringside to support Ziggler.
Roman Reigns vs. Dolph Ziggler
We go to the ring for tonight’s main event and out first comes Roman Reigns as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. Dolph Ziggler is out next.
They enter the ring and get ready to go but Shane McMahon’s music interrupts. Out comes Shane with Elias and Drew McIntyre. They’re going to watch the main event from ringside. They go over to the announcers and Shane shakes Graves’ hand, but that’s it. Shane then has Hamilton give him a grand introduction. Reigns looks on from the ring as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and the bell rings as they get a feel for each other. Shane is on commentary as Elias and Drew stand next to him. Shane tells them they can get a closer look at Reigns if they want. Reigns takes Ziggler to the corner and breaks as the referee warns him. Drew and Elias have moved closer to the ring for a better look at the action, to taunt Reigns. Reigns works Ziggler around the ring, from corner to corner. Reigns drops Ziggler with a big shot off the ropes. Reigns goes for a Samoan Drop but Ziggler slides out and connects with a dropkick.
Ziggler drops a big elbow on Reigns for a 2 count. Ziggler with more offense in the corner now. Ziggler with a big running splash. He goes for another but Reigns rocks him in mid-air with a right hand. Reigns comes out after Ziggler and hits a Drive By after having words for Elias, who is near Shane. Reigns and Drew have words at ringside now. Ziggler tries to take advantage from the ring. This leads to Reigns getting dropped on the floor after Elias comes from behind to distract him, and Drew shoves him into the ring post. The referee was distracted by Ziggler.
Reigns takes a big shot to the back on the outside. Ziggler brings him back in for a close 2 count. Ziggler with another elbow drop for another close 2 count. Ziggler keeps Reigns grounded in the middle of the ring now as fans try to rally for Reigns.
Ziggler with more offense and another close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Reigns finally catches Ziggler with a Samoan Drop and they both are down in the middle of the ring now. The referee counts. Reigns blocks a DDT and levels Ziggler with a clothesline. Reigns with more offense to drop Ziggler into the corner. Reigns looks out at Shane and has words for him before unloading on Ziggler with shots in the corner as fans count along. Reigns with a big boot now. Reigns calls for the Superman Punch as fans pop. Elias tries to interfere but Reigns hits him with the Superman Punch. Ziggler takes advantage and hits the Zig Zag for a close 2 count. Ziggler can’t believe it.
Ziggler cranks up for the superkick now. Reigns gets up and lands a Superman Punch for another close 2 count as Ziggler kicks out just in time. Reigns readies for a Spear but Drew pulls Ziggler out of the ring to safety. Reigns runs the ropes and leaps over the top rope, taking Elias and Drew down on the floor at the same time. Ziggler comes over and drops Reigns with a superkick at ringside. Shane is in the ring now. Kevin Owens hits the ring from the crowd and drops Shane with a big Stunner for a pop.
Fans go wild as Owens escapes back through the crowd. Reigns and Ziggler come back in the ring now. Reigns blocks a Zig Zag attempt. Reigns immediately follows up with a Spear for the pin to win.
Winner: Roman Reigns
After the match, Reigns stands tall as his music hits. They finished the match just in time as the final SmackDown before Extreme Rules quickly goes off the air after Reigns stands back up from the pin.
We’re live from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas as Kevin Owens comes out for another edition of The Kevin Owens Show. Greg Hamilton does the introduction.
Fans boo Owens as he takes the mic and introduces tonight’s guests, Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre. Owens is in a bad mood tonight as he reads off cards. Shane is out first as his music starts up. Drew McIntyre is also out. Shane has Hamilton give him a grand introduction. They talk about the tag team match at WWE Extreme Rules against Roman Reigns and The Undertaker. We see a replay of Taker’s message to McIntyre and McMahon on last night’s RAW. Shane mocks Taker and Owens asks if he’s scared of Taker. Shane says he is not. Fans start chanting loudly for Taker.
Shane reveals that the match at Extreme Rules will now be a No Holds Barred match. Drew knocks Reigns and talks about how everyone knows what he and Shane are capable of in regular matches, but now this No Holds Barred match will be a vicious, physical assault like nobody has seen before. Shane says now that’s spooky, and Owens agrees. Owens replays Taker’s entrance from last night to show that McMahon and McIntyre looked scared as they retreated from the ring when Taker came out. Owens says it did look like Shane was a tiny bit afraid of Taker. Shane asks Owens what he’s doing. Owens is on fire tonight but Drew says this interview is over. The music interrupts and out comes Dolph Ziggler.
Owens immediately starts yelling at Ziggler, about how no one wants to hear him rant on how he should be the WWE Champion. Fans pop. Ziggler rants on the WWE Title anyway. Ziggler says the only thing Owens looks like he should be in is a hot dog eating contest. Owens fires back and says at least he would win, which is more than Ziggler can say about wrestling matches. Fans pop again. Shane interrupts them and announces Owens and Ziggler vs. Heavy Machinery for tonight. The winners will be added to the SmackDown Tag Team Titles match at Extreme Rules to make it a Triple Threat. Ziggler and Owens argue until Owens’ music hits and he makes his exit.
We go to the ring and out comes Shane McMahon with Elias. They stop on the stage as Drew McIntyre’s music hits. Drew marches to the ring with Shane and Elias.
Shane tells Hamilton to save his grand introduction because everyone already knows Shane is the best in the world. Shane says he and Roman Reigns had an incident on RAW last night but he’s not here to discuss that. Shane says we’re here to put a spotlight where it should be, on McIntyre, the man who will stomp ass and take names on Sunday when he faces Reigns. Drew says Shane wanted him to end Reigns’ career last night but they didn’t because they’re better men than Reigns. Drew goes on about how he wants Reigns at his best for their match on Sunday. Drew is interrupted by the music as The Miz makes his way out under the WWE Wild Card Rule. Drew isn’t happy.
Shane asks Miz why he’s here. Miz says it’s important that everyone watch what he has for us to watch. We see a reply of the brawl in Shane’s office on last night’s RAW. We also see Reigns getting payback. Miz laughs and Shane isn’t happy. Miz also shows us slow motion shots of Shane running from Reigns, then Reigns hitting a Spear on Shane. Miz cracks jokes at Shane for sweating faster in slow motion. Miz has more but Shane says that’s it and he’s going to fire anyone in the production truck if they show the footage. Miz knocks Shane for being the son of the boss. Miz also takes shots at Drew. Shane says Miz has daddy issues. Miz goes on about how Shane first pushed for SmackDown to be the land of opportunity, but now no one gets opportunity except for Shane and his crew. Miz says everyone is sick of Shane and the crowd pops. Miz goes on and says Shane is his responsibility, he’s the one who sent Shane down this ego trip, and he will be the one to end it. They have more words and Shane proposes McIntyre and Elias vs. Miz and a partner of his choosing, as long as it happens in the next 10 seconds. Shane starts counting. WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth suddenly appears at ringside, creeping around. Miz names Truth as his partner for the Awesome Truth reunion and the crowd pops. Shane makes the match official and says it will be a Tag Team Elimination match. Shane calls for a referee to come down. His music hits and we go back to commercial as Miz and Truth talk it over at ringside. Truth does not look interested.
Tag Team Elimination Match: The Miz and R-Truth vs. Elias and Drew McIntyre
We go back to the ring and the match is underway as WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth and The Miz go at it with Elias and Drew McIntyre. Back and forth to start. Truth shows off some and dances around after some offense but Drew turns it back around on him.
Drew goes back to work on Truth as Shane barks orders from ringside. Drew takes it to the corner and unloads with strikes. Truth fights back. Elias with a cheap shot to Truth as the referee is distracted. Drew goes back to work on Truth and plants him into the mat for a 2 count.
Elias tags in and keeps Truth grounded. More back and forth after a comeback attempt. Shane with another cheap shot that allows Elias to get the pin and the elimination on Truth.
A group of Superstars run down the ramp and start chasing Truth. Shelton grabs the WWE 24/7 Title and just runs around the ring with it. He has no referee. A referee grabs the title and warns him that he has to pin Truth to get the title. Truth snatches the title and runs away with it. Superstars chase him through the crowd once again. Miz recovers at ringside as Drew stands tall and waits in the ring. We go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Miz is down on the outside. Drew distracts the referee, allowing Shane to nail Miz with a cheap shot. Drew charges Miz at ringside but he moves and Drew lands in the timekeeper’s area. Elias brings Miz back into the ring and flies off the top but Miz hits him with a boot to the taped up ribs on the way down. Miz rocks Elias back into the corner and unloads with kick as fans count along. Miz with running double knees into the corner, and another set. Miz charges again with the flying clothesline. Miz ends up rolling Elias for a 2 count. Miz drops Elias on his face for a close 2 count.
Shane looks on a bit worried as Miz gets to his feet first. Miz delivers the kicks to Elias on his knees as fans count along. Elias catches the last kick and stands up with Miz on his shoulders. Miz slides out and rolls Elias for a 2 count. Drew rocks Miz from the floor with a Glasgow Kiss headbutt while the referee isn’t looking. Drew comes in as the legal man and waits for Miz to recover.
Drew waits in the corner for Miz and talks trash. Miz gets up and turns around to a big Claymore Kick from a fired up McIntyre. Drew covers for the pin to win.
Winners: Drew McIntyre and Elias
After the match, Shane raises the arms of Drew and Elias in the ring as they stand over Miz. The triple team attack begins now as Miz eats a Claymore Kick. They hold Miz as Drew backs up and says “5 days, Roman!” before delivering another Claymore to Miz.