Kayla Braxton is backstage with Mr. Money in the Bank Austin Theory. She asks if he’s going to cash in anytime soon. Theory says he’s learned his lesson. His cash-ins have been ruined. The only reason he went to Wales is to cash in. There’s no other reason to go to Wales. It’s like the Winnipeg of England. The only one to make a bigger fool of themselves was Drew McIntyre. Theory runs McIntyre down, not knowing that he’s been behind him. McIntyre grabs him by the shoulder and tells him to get in the ring now.
Austin Theory makes his way to the ring before he surprises everyone by bringing out Chad Gable and Otis of the Alpha Academy.
Drew McIntyre vs. Austin Theory w/ Alpha Academy
The legendary Charles Robinson will officiate this match. The bell rings, and Theory ducks a clothesline before taunting McIntyre. Theory quickly runs through the ropes to avoid him. Theory chops McIntyre, but McIntyre doesn’t sell it. McIntyre then viciously chops him down. McIntyre hits a release suplex as Chad Gable shouts for the crowd to “SHUSH!” McIntyre sends him into the ropes, but Theory holds on and pulls himself out of the ring. Theory talks with the Alpha Academy, so McIntyre grabs him from in the ring. Theory snaps him off the top rope and hits a rolling thunder dropkick. Theory punches away at McIntyre, but McIntyre quickly comes back with a Future Shock DDT. McIntyre kips up and starts to countdown, but Gable gets on the apron. McIntyre brings Gable into the ring the hard way. Otis then drags McIntyre out of the ring. The referee calls for the bell.
Winner by Disqualification: Drew McIntyre
Otis sends McIntyre into the ring steps and puts him in the ring. Theory and Alpha Academy triple-team McIntyre until…
Johnny Gargano runs down to the ring. Gargano gets involved, but they overwhelm him. All of a sudden, Kevin Owens makes his way to the ring! Owens, Gargano, and McIntyre clear the ring of Theory and Alpha Academy!
Later tonight, Drew McIntyre, Johnny Gargano, and Kevin Owens will battle Austin Theory and Alpha Academy.
6-Man Tag Team Match
Austin Theory and Alpha Academy (Chad Gable and Otis) vs. Kevin Owens, Johnny Gargano, and Drew McIntyre
Charles Robinson returns to officiate this match. Johnny Gargano will start against Chad Gable. They lock up, and Gargano wrenches the arm. Gable rolls through and wrenches Gargano’s arm. Gargano gets out and dropkicks him. Gargano hits a running hurricanrana before chopping the chest a few times. Gable reverses a whip, but Gargano puts the brakes on when Austin Theory gets in his face. Gable attacks Gargano from behind and tags Theory in. Theory attacks his former friend and shoulders Gargano in the corner. Theory whips him to the corner, but Gargano takes him down and kicks him in the face. Gargano then hits a slingshot spear. Gable runs in, but Gargano sends him out of the ring. McIntyre attacks Otis, and Owens hits Theory and Gable with a cannonball off the apron.
We come back from the final break of the evening to see Gargano shoulder Gable back on the apron. Gargano goes for One Final Beat, but Gable counters into a northern lights suplex for a two-count. Gable applies an armbar, but Gargano fights up. Theory pulls McIntyre off the apron and sends him into the LED barricade before running away from Owens. Gargano shushes Owens. Gargano rolls Gable and goes for a kick, but Gable counters into an ankle lock. Gargano counters him with a roll-up for a two-count.
Owens tags in and punches away at Gable. Owens lowers his head and eats a kick, but Owens soon comes back with a clothesline and a senton splash. Theory runs in, but Owens kicks him and hits a DDT. Owens grabs Gable and hits a fisherman’s neckbreaker on his knee. Otis runs in, but Owens punches him. Owens hits a cannonball on Gable in the corner. Owens goes to the top rope and hits a Swanton Bomb, but Otis breaks up the pin. McIntyre marches up to the apron and wants a tag. Gable hits Owens with a German Suplex on his neck.
McIntyre and Theory tag in. McIntyre clotheslines him and hits a belly-to-belly suplex. McIntyre knocks Otis off the apron and hits Theory with another belly-to-belly. McIntyre hits Theory with a neckbreaker and kips up. Theory avoids a Claymore Kick and gets out of the ring. McIntyre attacks Theory at ringside, but Otis soon runs him over with a shoulder tackle. Gargano goes for a plancha on Otis, but Otis catches him. Owens and Gargano each hit Otis with a superkick before hitting a double superkick. Owens and Gargano clear the commentary table and put Otis on it. Gable attacks them and slams Owens on the floor. Gargano DDTs Otis on the floor. On the table, Owens hits Gable with a Stunner. In the ring, McIntyre hits Theory with a Claymore Kick for the win.
Winners: Kevin Owens, Johnny Gargano, and Drew McIntyre
After the match, McIntyre grabs a leather strap and smacks Theory on the back. Theory writhes in pain. McIntyre poses to end the show.
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