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
We see Drew McIntyre backstage warming up for Seth Rollins while Dolph Ziggler talks him up. Back to commercial.
Drew McIntyre vs. Seth Rollins
Out comes Seth Rollins to a pop. Drew McIntyre is out next with WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler.
The bell rings and Drew takes it to the corner, unloading on Rollins. More back and forth to start. Drew hits a big suplex and goes to the floor, raising the apron until Rollins kicks him. Rollins runs the ropes for a suicide dive but Drew catches him and rams him into the barrier with a modified Spinebuster. With the ring frame still exposed, Drew positions Rollins under the steel frame and catapults his throat into it. We go to commercial with Drew standing over Rollins.
Back from the break and Rollins has made a comeback. Rollins nails a suicide dive, sending Drew into the barrier. Rollins with another dive, dropping Drew on the outside. Rollins sends shoulder-first into the ring frame now. Rollins brings it back into the ring as Ziggler looks on. Rollins with a shot into the corner. Drew blocks a suplex. Rollins counters a move and ends up hitting a Falcon Arrow for a close 2 count.
Rollins cranks up for The Stomp now as fans do the “burn it down!” chant. Drew comes over but Rollins kicks at him. Drew keeps fighting and plants Rollins with a Spinebuster for a 2 count. More counters between the two. Rollins drops Drew and goes to the top. Drew climbs up and cuts Rollins off. Drew positions Rollins on his back and slams him to the mat for another close 2 count. Fans chant “this is awesome” as Drew waits for Rollins to get up. Rollins slides out of another move and rolls Drew up for a 2 count. Rollins nails The Stomp but Ziggler hits the ring and attacks Rollins for the disqualification.
Winner by DQ: Seth Rollins
Ziggler keeps the attack going and talks some trash. Rollins quickly counters and tangles with Ziggler, clotheslining him to the floor. Rollins runs the ropes and nails a big dive to Ziggler. Rollins smiles from the ramp as JoJo announces him the winner. Drew looks on from the ring and he’s not happy as Rollins’ music hits.
Renee Young is backstage with Seth Rollins. She congratulates him on the win and says it must be frustrating dealing with two Superstars. Rollins says it does but they need to know that there is no quitting in him and there’s nothing he won’t do to get the title back at SummerSlam. Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre suddenly attack Rollins from behind and beat him down. They destroy him and stand over him for a second before officials come in to check on Rollins and they leave.
Dolph Ziggler says they came to Raw with a plan. A plan to take it over. It is sophisticated and strategic. It appears to be working. Just ask Seth Rollins. He tried to interfere and he ran into the true Iron Man. Drew says he had a chance to get closer to the Universal title. He will wipe the smile off Finn Balor’s face.
We go to commercial.
Finn Balor versus Drew McIntyre (with Dolph Ziggler)
Balor with punches and kicks to McIntyre and then he goes for the leg but Drew with a forearm to the back and a chop. Balor with a drop kick to send Drew to the floor. Balor with a plancha onto Drew as we go to commercial.
We are back and Drew with a half nelson and chin lock. Drew with a hard Irish whip to Balor. Drew with a suplex for a near fall. Drew returns to the half nelson and chin lock. Drew with an Irish whip and Balor with a boot. Balor with running forearms but he cannot get Drew off his feet. Balor with a satellite DDT to get Drew off his feet. Balor with a running chop into the corner. Balor with another chop. Balor floats over in the corner and Drew catches Balor. Balor goes to the apron and hits an enzuigiri. Finn leaps over Drw when Drew gets back to his feet.
Balor with Slingblade and a running drop kick that sends Drew into the corner. Balor goes up top and Dolph crotches him.
The referee calls for the bell.
Winner: FInn Balor (by disqualification)
Dolph and Drew work over Balor but Seth Rollins’ music plays and they stop. Drew is sent to the floor and Dolph gets to the floor before Seth can do anything to him.
Kurt says that we will have a tag match.
Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre versus Seth Rollins and Finn Balor
Balor and Rollins get Drew and Dolph from the ramp. Dolph is sent to the floor once they return to the ring and then Balor and Rollins with a double clothesline to send Drew over the top rope to the floor.
Ziggler with a side head lock but Rollins gets a near fall. Ziggler punches Rollins but Rollins blocks a punch and he connects with some chops. Rollins sends Ziggler to the floor and he hits a pescado.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins gets a near fall on Ziggler. Balor tags in and chops Ziggler. Balor with an Irish whip and Balor runs into an uppercut. Ziggler with a sunset flip but Balor rolls through and hits a drop kick. Balor with a forearm to Drew but Ziggler backs Balor into the corner. Drew tags in and he punches Balor. Drew with an arm bar. Drew with a baseball slide to send Finn to the floor and then he hot shots Balor on the ringside barrier.
Drew kicks Balor and then he tags Ziggler back in. Balor with punches and forearms but Ziggler keeps Balor from making the tag. Dolph with a punch but Balor with a Pele Kick and both men are down. Drew tags in and he keeps Balor from mkaing the tag. Drew misses a splash and Rollins tags in. Rollins sends Drew to the floor and he hits a suicide dive onto Dolph and Drew. Dolph is sent into the ringside barrier after sending Drew back into the ring. Seth with a springboard clothesline. Rollins with a forearm into the corner followed by a boot when Drew charges at him. Seth with a blockbuster for a near fall.
Rollins sets for a super kick and he hits the thrust kick and then he knocks Ziggler off the apron. Rollins with a rollup for a near fall followed by a super kick for a near fall that is broken up by Ziggler. Balor with slingblade to Ziggler but Ziggler with a super kick. Rollins with a kick but Drew with an elbow. Drew with a reverse Alabama Slam for a near fall. Ziggler tags in and Drew gets Rollins on his shoulders. Rollins punches Ziggler and crotches him. Rollins sends Drew to the floor and hits Black Out on Ziggler for the three count.
Winners: Seth Rollins and Finn Balor
Seth Rollins versus Dolph Ziggler (with Drew McIntyre) for the WWE Intercontinental Title
Rollins with a drop kick as the bell rings and he kicks Ziggler. Ziggler goes to the floor. Ziggler returns to the ring and he goes for the leg but Rollins with a waist lock. Ziggler gets into the ropes and Rollins with a clean break. They go for a test of strength but Ziggler with a kick and punch. Rollins blocks a punch and he punches and chops Ziggler. Rollins with a snap mare and rollup for a near fall. Rollins with an arm drag into an arm bar.
Ziggler puts Rollins in the ropes and he gives a clean break for a moment until Ziggler connects with an elbow. Ziggler sends Rollins into the turnbuckles. Ziggler with punches in the corner followed by a snap mare and leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Ziggler with a side head lock. Ziggler with a side head lock take down. Ziggler holds on to the side head lock when Rollins tries to send him off the ropes. Ziggler with a side head lock take down.
Rollins with punches but Ziggler sends Rollins to the mat and then he takes Rollins down with another side head lock take down. Rollins gets back to his feet and Rollins with a hip toss and drop kick. Ziggler goes to the floor. Drew gets between Rollins and Ziggler. Rollins sees Ziggler trying for the sneak attack and Rollins with a punch and then he sends Ziggler into the apron and ringside barrier.
We are back and Ziggler kicks Rollins in the knee. We see footage from the commercial break when Rollins got distracted by McIntyre and Dolph knocked Rollins off the apron and into the ringside barrier. Ziggler with a snap mare and leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Ziggler with a reverse chin lock and body scissors. Rollins with a hard Irish whip and both men are down. Ziggler back body drops Rollins over the top rope to the floor and Rollins lands on his wrist and appears to have injured it. Ziggler with a near fall. Ziggler with a front face lock and punch.
Ziggler with a punch. Rollins with a kick and he goes for a suplex but Ziggler lands on his feet and applies a sleeper. Rollins goes for a belly-to-back suplex and Ziggler lands on his feet and Dolph goes back to the sleeper. Rollins backs Ziggler into the corner and then snap mares Ziggler to escape. Both men go for a cross body and both men are down. Rollins with chops but Ziggler with an Irish whip. Rollins gets his feet up when Ziggler charges into the corner. Rollins with slingblade and then he clotheslines Ziggler over the top rope to the floor. Rollins sets for a suicide dive but McIntyre hits Rollins in the back as Rollins comes off the ropes.
Ziggler with a Northern Lariat to Rollins and the referee tells Drew to get back into his spot but then he sends Drew to the back. ZIggler argues with the referee and Rollins with a rollup but the referee deals with McIntyre and does not make the count. Rollins sends McIntyre to the floor and hits an enzuigiri on Ziggler. Rollins with a suicide dive onto Ziggler and Drew. Rollins sends Dolph back into the ring and Rollins goes up top. Ziggler hits the ropes and it crotches Rollins. Dolph gets a near fall as we go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins with a V Trigger and both men are down. Rollins rolls onto Ziggler to make a cover but Ziggler gets his foot on the rope to stop the count. Ziggler rolls to the apron and Rollins follows. Rollins sets for a power bomb on the apron but Ziggler gets back to his feet and he sends Rollins to the floor. Ziggler with a hesitation DDT on the apron. Rollins gets back into the ring before the referee can get to ten so the match continues.
Ziggler sets for a super kick but Rollins blocks it and he hits a buckle bomb. Rollins with a super kick for a near fall. Rollins goes up top and Ziggler climbs the turnbuckles but Rollins with a head butt. Ziggler with a punch and they fight on the turnbuckles. Rollins with a head butt to send Ziggler to the mat. Rollins goes up top and hits a frog splash for a near fall. Rollins sets for a curb stomp and he hits a thrust kick. Ziggler goes for a Zig Zag but Rollins holds the ropes. Rollins and Ziggler with rollups for near falls. Ziggler with a Zig Zag for a near fall.
Ziggler puts Rollins on the turnbuckles and sets for a superplex but Rollins blocks it. Rollins with a superplex and he rolls through into a Falcon Arrow for a near fall when Drew McIntyre pulls out the referee and then he attacks Rollins.
The referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Seth Rollins (by disqualification).
Drew attacks Rollins and then he picks up Rollins for Ziggler. Roman Reigns’ music plays and he makes his way to the ring and Drew and Dolph stand in the ring to wait for Roman. Ziggler leaves the ring and Roman spears Ziggler. Roman punches Drew and Drew with a head butt but Roman with a Superman punch.
Seth Rollins versus Dolph Ziggler (with Drew McIntyre) for the WWE Intercontinental Championship
Ziggler with a kick and he goes for the Zig Zag but Seth holds the ropes. Rollins goes for Black Out but Ziggler moves. Dolph goes to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins goes for a springboard move but Ziggler drop kicks Rollins to the floor. Ziggler punches Rollins on the floor. They return to the ring and Rollins with punches but Ziggler with a kick to the knee. Ziggler gets a near fall. Ziggler with a neck breaker for a near fall. Ziggler with a leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Ziggler with a chin lock and the arm in a hammer lock using the leg. Ziggler sends Rollins to the mat. Ziggler chokes Rollins in the ropes. Rollins with punches and Ziggler with a hard Irish whip for a near fall.
Ziggler with a reverse chin lock and body scissors. Rollins with a suplex attempt but Ziggler lands on his feet. Rollins catches Ziggler and catapults him into the ring post. Both men are down. Rollins gets to his feet first and he chops Ziggler.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Ziggler with a splash but Rollins blocks the neck breaker and gets a near fall with a back slide. Ziggler with a sunset flip to counter the buckle bomb and he gets a near fall. Rollins with a V Trigger for a near fall. We see footage from the break when Rolins and Ziggler both went over the top rope to the floor on a suplex attempt.
Rollins looks at McIntyre and then he sets for thrust kick and then he hits it but misses Black Out. Ziggler with a kick to the knee and a Fameasser for a near fall. Ziggler gets to his feet first and he sets for the super kick. Rollins with a super kick and a second one for a near fall. Rollins goes up top and goes for the frog splash but Ziggler moves out of the way and Rollins hits the mat. Ziggler goes up top and Rollins crotches Ziggler. Rollins with a head butt and he sets for the superplex but Ziggler blocks it. Ziggler punches Rollins to the mat and Rollins goes up top and Ziggler stops him again with a head butt. Ziggler with a cross body but Rollins rolls through and hits a buckle bomb.
Rollins with a thrust kick and he hits McIntyre. Ziggler with a rollup for a near fall. Rollins with a rollup for a near fall and then Ziggler rolls through for the three count.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
After the match, McIntyre attacks Rollins and punches him. hey hit the ZIg Zag and Claymore combination.
Renee Young is with Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre. Dolph says Monday Night Rollins is cancelled. There is no reboot coming. This is their show now. Drew says they told everybody. This is just the beginning. This is the first of many titles to come. Unlike former champions, this will not allow them to get soft. Dolph says you hear people with their catchphrases. There is a difference between them and everybody else. When they say something they do it.