Braun Strowman makes his way to the ring and he is joined by Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre. Braun says he has something for all of you to see before he speaks and we see what happened last week when Braun found two new friends. Braun says that is what he calls justice. He says he tried to do this face to face, monster to man. He told Roman Reigns he would look him in the eyes when he cashed in his briefcase. All Roman had to do was accept his beating and accept his fate.
Roman had to get his brothers to put up a shield around Roman. Braun says that without Dean and Seth, the Universal Title would be his. With them, it would not happen. Braun says he does not care if you like it or not. Roman says he has a pack of his own now and he will show you that this is his yard. When they are locked in a place no one can get in or get out, he will dismantle you. He will break you down and he will take what is his, the Universal Championship.
Drew says he wants everyone to take a moment and look at them. Drew says the Shield has had their time, but now it is over. You are looking at the new Kings of the Jungle and they are going to feast on their bloody carcasses. Dolph says they will be the most dominant force in WWE history. More dominant than the Nation of Domination. More dominant than Degeneration X. They will be more dominant than the Shield. They are going to leave you laying, embarrassed, and decimated. You started this but we are going end it.
The Shield’s music interrupts and they make their way through the Classic concourse entrance. Baron Corbin sends the roster to the ring to go after The Shield and since they attack one at a time, The Shield takes care of all of them. The Shield get on the apron and then Baron sends the rest of the roster to stop The Shield and they have the same result. All six men get in the ring and they pair off.
Even more people come to the ring as the brawl continues in the ring. They are finally separated but Rollins and Reigns get free to show that even wrestlers are as ineffective as security and referees. Braun, Dolph, and Drew are outside the ring and held but Roman, Dean, and Seth have nothing in their way. Dean, Seth, and Roman head for the endzone.
Match Number Four: Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas versus Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre for the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship
Axel and Drew start things off. Drew knocks Bo off the apron and then Drew follows with a clothesline and overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Dolph tags in and they set for the Zig Zag and Claymore combination but Bo pulls the ropes down. Axel with a rollup for a near fall and then he gets a near fall with a rollupo. Bo tags in and Ziggler misses a splash. Bo with a running forearm and then he clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope. McIntyre is clotheslined over the top rope by Curtis and Bo as we go to commercial.
We are back and Drew with an arm bar on Dallas. Drew with an overhead belly-to-belly throw for a near fall. Drew with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Drew with an arm bar. Bo tries to make the tag but Drew pulls Dallas to the mat. Dolph tags in and he chokes Bo in the ropes. Dolph with a drop kick for a near fall. Drew tags in and he puts Bo on the turnbuckles and chops him. Bo with a punch and boot to the head. Bo with a tornado DDT and both men are down.
Bo with a neck breaker and both men are down. Dolph and Curtis tag in and Curtis with a clothesline and punches to Drew. Axel with a back elbow and snap mare followed by a leap frog neck snap. Axel with a kick and Son of PerfectPlex but Drew breaks up the cover. Drew with a suplex throw to Axel. Bo with forearms to Drew but Drew sends Bo into the turnbuckles. Axel with a rollup for a near fall. Dolph with a super kick and he tags Drew in.
They set for the Claymore and Zig Zag combination for the three count.
Winners: Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler
Renee Young is shocked at Kevin Owens’ announcement but she must go on and she is with Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre. She asks them why would they make the challenge they did. Dolph says to change the game, you have to make decisions at the right time. Tonight you are going to see them make their move to the top of the food chain. Drew says that Roman had two tough matches last week and he is not at 100 percent. Drew says that Braun’s mind is not right.
Dolph says that Braun and Roman literally have a hellacious future ahead of them. That team is not right. Drew says everyone in the locker room see them as the Big Dog and the Monster Among Men but they see them as two wounded animals ready for slaughter.
Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler versus Braun Strowman and Roman Reigns
Roman says he will start while Dolph starts for his team. Dolph with a kick to the midsection and then Roman with an uppercut. Dolph with a side head lock. Roman with a flying clothesline and Roman with a punch to Drew on the apron. Roman clotheslines Dolph over the top rope to the floor. Roman goes to the floor and hits the Drive By on Dolph. Roman sends Dolph back into the ring and Drew with a boot to Roman before he can return to the ring.
Dolph with a hesitation DDT for a near fall. Drew tags in and he punches Roman. Drew tells Braun that he is next. Drew stomps on the hand and then he tags Dolph back in. Dolph with a punch and kick. Dolph with a sleeper on Roman. Roman gets back to his feet and Dolph with a drop kick to keep Roman from making the tag. Dolph gets a near fall. Drew tags in and kicks Roman. Drew with a suplex for a near fall. Drew with kicks and a front face lock. Dolph tags back in and he kicks Roman. Dolph with a punch and leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Dolph with a sleeper and body scissors.
Roman gets to his feet but Ziggler adds more pressure on the sleeper to get Roman back to his knees. Roman backs Ziggler into the turnbuckles to get out of the hold. Roman sends Ziggler over the top rope to the floor but Roman falls to the mat. Ziggler runs into a boot and both men are down again. Drew tags in but he stops Roman from making the tag. Roman with a kick and Drew grabs Roman by the hair. Drew with a waist lock and overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Drew with a boot to the head and Dolph tags in.
Roman with a Superman Punch and both men are down. Braun and Drew tag in. Braun stands on the apron. Dolph and Drew attack Roman even though Braun is the legal man.
The referee calls for the bell.
Winners: Braun Strowman and Roman Reigns (by disqualification)
After the match, Roman stands over Roman while Drew and Dolph stand confused. Braun tells Roman he is not finished with him and Braun with a head butt to Roman. Braun tosses Roman into the turnbuckles. Drew punches Roman and Dolph with a super kick. Dean Ambrose’s music plays and he is attacked by Strowman, McIntyre, and Ziggler. Drew with the Claymore while Dolph hits the Zig Zag. Seth Rollins’ music plays and he makes his way to the ring. Rollins is sent to the mat and then Strowman with a running power slam to Rollins. Strowman picks up Ambrose and hits a running power slam. Drew tells Braun he has it and he picks up Roman and gives him to Strowman for a power slam.
Dean Ambrose (w/Seth Rollins) versus Dolph Ziggler (w/Drew McIntyre)
They lock up and Dean with a waist lock and take down. Dean with a front face lock but Dolph escapes. Dean with a side head lock take down. Dolph goes to the floor to regroup. Dolph goes for the leg and Ambrose with a front face lock. Dolph backs Dean into the ropes and Dolph pushes Dean. Dean pushes Dolph to the mat. Dolph with a kick and punch. Ambrose with chops. Ambrose with a back elbow for a near fall.
Dean blocks a hip toss and then he slams Dolph. Drew grabs Dean’s ankle and Dean goes to the floor but Seth holds Dean back. Seth has some words for Drew while Ziggler drop kicks Dean off the apron. We go to commercial.
We are back and Dolph with a sleeper on Dean. Dolph with a kick to the knee and then he slaps Dean a few times. Dolph misses a clothesline and Dean with clotheslines of his own. Dean with kicks in the corner. Dolph with a double leg and he uses the ropes for leverage but the referee sees it. Dolph goes for a ZIg Zag but Ambrose holds on to the ropes. Dean catches Ziggler and hits a fallaway slam.
Dolph drops Dean on the top rope but Dean blocks a super kick. Dean catapults Ziggler into the ring post. Dean charges into the corner but misses and hits the ring post shoulder first. Seth gets between Dean and Drew and Drew takes off his jacket and dares Seth to hit him. Seth is not one to turn down a challenge and he punches Drew. They exchange punches and then Dolph attacks Seth from behind. Drew and Dolph send Seth into the ringside barrier.
Dolph with a kick but he misses a FameAsser. Dolph avoids the double underhook DDT. Rollins comes through the ring and hits a suicide dive onto Drew. Dean counters a hesitation DDT into a double underhook DDT for the three count.
Winner: Dean Ambrose
WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Dolph Ziggler vs. Seth Rollins
They start out with a technical style match and lots of grappling. Ambrose and McIntyre had a staredown at ringside. Ziggler with an uppercut and then a roll up for 2. Ziggler then ducked out of the ring.
Back in the ring, Ziggler caught him with a cheap kick then Seith hit a hip toss and once again, Ziggler rolled out of the ring to regroup. Seth landed a chop to the chest of the champ a few times then went for a suplex but Ziggler blocked it. Seth with a shoulder block but Ziggler kicked the left leg of the challenger and landed a neck breaker for 2. Ziggler with the rake of the eyes then landed some chops as the crowd was quiet. Seth tried a comeback but Ziggler tossed him hard into the corner and to the floor. Back in the ring, Ziggler controlled the pace of the match with a series of headlocks. Moments later, Seth got out of it with a jawbreaker but Ziggler sent him over the top rope to the floor. Back in the ring, Ziggler went to the top rope where Seth caught him and went for a suplex but they both fell over the top rope to the floor.
Back in the ring, Seth with a big boot then the slingblade. Seth with some forearm shots but Ziggler rolled him up for 2. Seth with a big boot then a blockbuster off the middle rope for 2. Seth went to the top rope but Ziggler knocked him down. Seth knocked him down with a headbutt then clotheslines him to the floor and followed up with an outside dive. Seth with a spring board clothesline then a knee strike to the jaw for 2.
Ziggler locked in a sleeper hold but Seth got out of it. Ziggler kicked Seth into the ring post and hit a DDT on the apron. Back in the ring, Ziggler with the Zig Zag but Seth blocked it and hit a superkick then went to the top rope where he went for a frog splash but Ziggler put up his knees and rolled him up for 2. They exchanged right hands then Seth caught Ziggler and put him on the top rope and Seth hit a reversed superplex then the falcon arrow for 2.
Seth went for a superkick but McIntyre sent Ambrose into the steel steps. Ziggler hit the Zig Zag on Rollins for 2. Seth was busted open from what appeared to be a cut on his eyebrow. Seth rolled him up for 2 and they exchange pinfalls. Seth with the buckle bomb. Ambrose hit Dirty Deeds to Drew on the floor. Seth with a superkick then the curbstomp for the win.
Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre enter and he mentions that we are waiting for Seth Rollins to arrive. Kurt mentions that Seth had some travel issues coming back from China.
Kurt Angle is on the phone and he is trying to get in touch with Seth Rollins, Dolph and Drew return for an update on Seth’s travel plans. Drew says that Seth is afraid of them. Drew says if Seth does not sign the contract, then the match won’t be official. Kurt says that Seth will be there. Dolph wants to look at the contract to make sure that everything is okay. Later backstage we see Dolph and Drew reviewing the contract for Dolph’s Intercontinental Title Match at SummerSlam.
Dolph and Drew are back. Kurt asks if the contract is satisfactory. Dolph has an issue with the provision that Seth can have someone in his corner. Kurt says since Drew will be in Dolph’s corner, Seth gets to have someone in his corner. Dolph is okay with the provision.
Dolph Ziggler’s music interrupts and he makes his way to the ring and he is joined by Drew McIntyre. Dolph says we know that Seth isn’t here so let’s get this over with. Drew says you cannot suspend Brock because you have already lost one title match so you don’t want to lose another one. Drew says that Kurt will probably prop up Roman. Dolph asks if he will still have to defend the title on Sunday.
Kurt introduces Seth Rollins but no one comes out. Dolph says we all know that Seth is not coming out. Drew says that the ‘travel issues’ are probably that Seth cannot get away fast enough.
Dolph says Seth was a great champion but the focus is on WAS. Since he cannot beat them, Seth quit. Drew says they respect Seth Rollins. They formed their alliance to stop the complacency. You have to outwork everyone around you to grab that brass ring. Some of you think by being on Raw, you have made it. Seth tried to prove that he was the best every week. That made him and Dolph work harder.
Dolph says Seth pushed himself too hard for them. Every night, he wore his heart on his sleeve and he busted his ass for the WWE Universe. That is a one way street. Dolph says they forget. They love when Seth burns it down. You don’t remember when Dolph stole the show. It is all meaningless. Every time you feel disappointment, you turn your back. You did it to him and you will turn your back on Seth. You are going to turn your back on the next guy and the next guy. This vicious cycle will never end . . . because of you.
It is easy to be around for the fun times, but where were you during the hard times. Now for the first time in his life, someone truly has his back. He does not mean someone who rides his coattails and cashes a paycheck. This psycho pushes him to do better every night. Dolph says he does not care about any of you and he does not care about stealing the show. They do what they want and they took the damn thing over.
Dolph asks for the contract and they can officially make it a Seth Rollins forfeit. Kurt gives Dolph the contract and Ziggler signs it. Dolph says they are done.
Seth Rollins’ music plays and he makes his way to the stage. Seth says it is not like him because he is usually on time. Seth apologizes to everyone for having to listen to Dolph. Seth says he has been here for a while but he wanted to wait until Dolph signed because of what Seth was going to say.
Seth says he dealt with some travel issues, but they are not his travel issues. Seth says with the clause about having someone in his corner, it was there for a particular reason. Seth says he was tired of dealing with them two on one and since you are going to have the Scottish Psychopath in his corner, he might as well have a lunatic in his.
Dean Ambrose makes his way to the stage. Dean and Seth go to the ring and they square off. Seth wtih a super kick to Drew and Dean with the double underhook DDT on Drew.
Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre versus Seth Rollins
Drew starts things off and he has something to say to Rollins and Seth slaps Drew. Seth goes to the floor and drop kicks Drew. Rollins brings in Dolph and then he hits a thrust kick on Drew. Rollins sends Dolph to the floor. Seth kicks Dolph off the apron and Drew catches Rollins as he comes off the ropes and Drew with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Drew sends Rollins into the turnbuckles and follows with an Irish whip. Dolph tags in and Rollins with punches. Dolph kicks Seth in the knee and Drew tags in.
Drew with a chop to Rollins. Drew with an arm bar and chin lock. Drew with a suplex throw and he tags Dolph back in. Dolph shuffles around Seth as he taunts Seth. Dolph with a reverse chin lock but Seth with punches. Dolph sends Seth into the turnbuckles but he misses a splash and Dolph crotches himself in the turnbuckles. Rollins with chops but Rollins is sent to the floor. Dolph is unable to make the tag when Seth pulls Drew off the apron and then Drew goes into the ring post.
Seth with slingblade and a running forearm into the corner. Rollins clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope to the floor. Rollins with a suicide dive to Ziggler. Rollins with a springboard clothesline to Ziggler. Rollins with a thrust kick but he misses Black Out. Rollins blocks a Fameasser and hits a buckle bomb. Drew makes the blind tag and hits a clothesline on Rollins. Rollins with a knee to Drew and a rollup on Ziggler for a near fall. Ziggler with a super kick for the three count.
Winners: Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre