Roman Reigns vs. Elias
We go to the ring for tonight’s main event and out comes Shane McMahon. He introduces SmackDown’s greatest talent acquisition and out comes Elias. Elias plays some on the guitar and we see Roman Reigns backstage walking. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Reigns makes his way out. They go at it and brawl around ringside as Shane watches. Reigns takes control and warns Shane. Reigns brings it back in but Elias rocks him with a low blow kick that the referee doesn’t see. Reigns with a 2 count.
Elias launches Reigns into the corner and he hits the ring post, falling out to the floor. Elias follows and decks Reigns while he’s down. Elias stands tall as fans boo. We go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Reigns drops Elias with a big shot. Reigns with more shots in the corner as fans count along. Reigns drops Elias with a big boot. Reigns calls for the Superman Punch but Shane grabs his leg. Elias takes advantage and hits the jumping knee in the corner.
Reigns turns it around in the corner and rocks Elias again. Reigns with another big shot while Elias is on top. Elias slides out of a super Samoan Drop attempt. Elias turns that into a big sitdown powerbomb for a close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Reigns blocks a Drift Away and hits a big headbutt. Reigns fights Elias off but Elias lands another big knee. Reigns fires back with a Superman Punch. Reigns covers for the pin but Shane puts Elias’ boot on the bottom rope.
Reigns goes out and hits a Drive By on Shane. Elias takes advantage and beats Reigns around. Elias brings it back into the ring and hits the big flying elbow drop but Reigns kicks out at 2. The referee is distracted by Shane, allowing Elias to expose the turnbuckle. Shane brings Elias’ guitar over to the ring, again distracting the referee. Reigns blocks an attempt by Elias and hits the Spear. Reigns covers for the pin to win.
Winner: Roman Reigns
After the match, Shane immediately enters the ring and beats Reigns down. Reigns comes back and drops Shane with a Superman Punch. Reigns suddenly turn around to a big Claymore Kick from Drew McIntyre. Fans boo as Drew gets down in Reigns’ face. Shane stands tall over Reigns and raises Drew’s arm as SmackDown goes off the air.