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TNA Bound For Glory PPV Results: 11-5-17

Results courtesy of PWTorch.com (direct link to McMahon's complete report). Condensed here to in-ring results only.

(1) TREVOR LEE [c] vs. MATT SYDAL vs. DEZMOND XAVIER vs. GARZA JR. vs. SONJAY DUTT vs. PETEY WILLIAMS — Six-Way Match for the Impact X-Division Championship

The match will be held under Lucha Libre rules. Two men are legal at any time, but no tags are required if someone leaves the ring.

Sonjay and Sydal begin the match. The crowd was really into Petey Williams, with a loud “We Want Petey!” chant coming just 2:00 into the bout. Four people hit Lee with sliding kicks in the corner. Lee hit Sonjay with a huge pop-up powerbomb for a two count. Garza Jr. had his right shoulder taped up and he’s holding it as if he was wearing a sling, even as he’s in the ring. Lee began working on Garza Jr.’s arm with an armbar. Williams hit a codebreaker on Lee and a backslide into a near fall. Sydal nailed Williams with a kick to the face. Williams hit a dive on Lee to the outside. Xavier took out everyone with a big dive over the top. Xavier threw Lee into the ring and hit the Final Flash on Lee for a believable near fall but Sonjay broke it up. Garza Jr. hit Sydal with a headbutt. Williams kicked Sydal and put him in a sharpshooter but Sonjay broke it up with a kick. Williams hit Xavier with a Canadian Destroyer but before he could go for the pin, Trevor Lee tossed Williams out of the ring and covered Xavier himself.

WINNER: Trevor Lee retains the X-Division title in 13:00. (**1/2)

I actually expected this match to be a little more up-tempo. It seemed like there were some sloppy spots — uncharacteristically, a few with Xavier — but the crowd made up for some of that with their enthusiasm for Williams. The live crowd has made a huge difference from the typical Impact Zone crowd thus far. It’s a noticeable difference.

(2) TYSON DUX vs. TAIJI ISHIMORI (w/ Masayuki Uchida)

Borash called Dux the top free agent in Canada. Borash said the winner of this match could get a title shot against Lee. Ishimori hit a dropkick and Dux rolled to the outside. Mathews mentioned that Dux wrestled in the WWE Cruiserweight Classic against Zack Sabre Jr. Dux hit a suplex for a two count. Laurel Van Ness was shown walking through the crowd. She was dressed in a mink coat and was typically crazy. LVN was shown in the crowd again. Mathews pointed out that she was Canadian. LVN was shown sitting on a fan’s lap. Ishimori hit a stomp for a two count. Ishimori tried to grab a guillotine choke but Dux countered into a suplex attempt but Ishimori countered into a crossbody for a two count. Ishimori went to the top rope and hit a 450 splash for the win.

WINNER: Taiji Ishimori in 5:00 (**1/2)

Good match, but the cutaways to LVN took the viewer out of it a little bit, especially considering it led to nowhere. It was good to see Dux in Impact. If he is one of the new talents they are going to utilize, that’s a good sign. I’m also glad they brought Ishimori back from NOAH. I thought he was missed at the last set of TV tapings.

(3) ABYSS vs. GRADO — Monster’s Ball Match (if Grado loses he’s deported)

Abyss took a microphone and said he smells fear. Abyss asked Grado to dance and the crowd clapped along, so Grado danced before giving Abyss a cheap low blow to start things off. Grado went to the outside and threw in the weapons. Abyss tried to staple Grado’s forehead. Grado hit a sunset flip and Abyss stapled Grado’s head. Abyss threw a barbed wire board into the ring. Abyss positioned the board on the ring apron and on the railing. Borash said he has reports in his ear on El Patron. Abyss threw Grado into the railing. Abyss grabbed a bag of tacks and dumped them in the ring after setting up barbed wire boards in the corner. Grado had a cheese grater and hit Abyss with a low blow. Grado nailed Abyss with a trash can in the midsection and head. Grado climbed to the top rope and Abyss threw a trash can at him, knocking off off the top and to the outside, through the barbed wire board. Abyss went under the ring again and brought out Janice. Abyss missed a Janice shot and Grado hit jabs. Grado nailed Abyss with a cane. LVN was shown again sitting with fans. Grado kicked Abyss and he fell back onto the barbed wire board in the ring. Grado sandwiched the other barbed wire board on top of Abyss. Grado went to the top rope and splashed the boards on Abyss. Grado covered Abyss for a near fall. Grado and Abyss were both bleeding from their arms. LVN crawled into the ring and hit Grado with a low blow as he was about to use Janice. LVN dropped Grado with a DDT and then started punching him on the ground. LVN grabbed Janice and the lights went out. When they came back on, Rosemary was in the ring and spit mist in LVN’s face. Rosemary stared at Abyss, her former Decay teammate. Abyss grabbed Rosemary by the neck and was going to chokeslam her. Rosemary talked him down and began petting his face. Rosemary spit mist in Abyss’ face. Abyss grabbed Rosemary and chokeslammed her on the tacks. Grado rolled up Abyss for a two count … the bell rang, though. The referee said it was only a two count. Abyss hit a sloppy Blackhole Slam on Grado, on top of the barbed wire board, for the win.

WINNER: Abyss in 11:00 (*1/2)

Considering her match with Taya Valkyrie was canceled, this was really good use of Rosemary even though it didn’t result in Grado getting the win. The Blackhole Slam looked sloppy and the timekeeper screwup was unfortunate. Other than that, it was the typical gimmick match. Tacks, barbed wire boards and Janice. I’m not sure what else they can do with a hardcore match, but this felt like Part II of the match at Slammiversary that Steiner was involved in with Mathews and Borash. It’s a lot of the same stuff. On top of all that, the execution was bad. It was slow. Not good.)

(4) ECIII, JAMES STORM & EDDIE EDWARDS vs. EL HIJO DEL FANTASMA, PAGANO & TEXANO JR.

Team AAA was more cohesive at the start, working on Eddie Edwards in the corner as ECIII and Storm argued with the referee. ECIII turned his back to his partners, refusing to tag, but remained on the apron. Storm hit Fantasma with a kick to the back of the head. Pagano knocked Storm off the top rope. Pagano hit a springboard bulldog on Storm for a two count. Pagano threw Storm to the outside and Texano whipped him with the bull rope. ECIII was shown on the apron glaring into the ring. Storm hit Pagano with an Alabama Slam. ECIII tags in (at last) and fires off punches and elbows. ECIII splashed Fantasma and Texano in separate corners. Fantasma kicked ECIII. Edwards clotheslined Fantasma over the top rope. Edwards dove and took out Fantasma and ECIII. Texano hit a diving swanton over the top to take out everyone. Storm and Pagano were left in the ring. Pagano hit an elbow. Storm went to the top rope and hit a swanton to the outside, taking out everyone on the ramp. ECIII and Edwards went for a superplex but Pagano and Fantasma made the save, powerbombing them off the top. Storm hit Texano with an elbow off the top. Storm hit Texano with a backcracker. Edwards kicked Pagano. On the apron, Fantasma hit a tombstone piledriver. Pagano hit a legdrop off the top rope. ECIII hit a double low blow on Pagano and Texano and then hit double One Percenters. ECIII tagged in Storm and told him to “kick their head off!” Storm hit Pagano with the Last Call for the win.

WINNER: Team Impact in 16:00. (**)

After the match, ECIII and Storm talked briefly. ECIII was talking to a production person at ringside. ECIII went back into the ring with a beer for Storm and himself. Edwards was on the outside recovering. ECIII and Storm toasted.

The dive spots were different, and unexpected from Storm. There were portions of this match that felt like it was in slow motion. Pagano, in particular, looked like he was going through the motions. This just didn’t feel like the culmination that it was supposed to be.

(5) OVE [c] vs. LAX (w/ Konnan) — 5150 Street Fight for the Impact Tag Team Championships

LAX dove on OVE to start the match and there was brawling all over the arena. Santana dove on Dave Crist from the top of some scaffolding near the ring entrance. Ortiz pomerbombed Jake Crist off the stage through a table. In the ring, Ortiz was superplexed by Jake Crist through chairs that were set up in the ring. Jake made a cover but Santana dove in the ring to break it up. There were weapons all over the ring, including tables, chains and ladders. LAX hit their finisher out of the corner on Jake Crist on a pile of chairs but Dave Crist broke it up. Sami Callahan hit the ring and threw power in Konnan’s face. Callahan flipped Santana off the top rope and onto a setup ladder. Callahan piledrove Ortiz off the apron through a table. Callahan rolled Ortiz into the ring and OVE got the win.

WINNERS: OVE retains the Impact Tag Team Titles in 11:00 (**)

After the match, Santana covered up Ortiz as OVE continued the assault. Callahan grabbed a mic and said that they are Ohio vs. Everything. And that was it. Konnan tried to roll LAX out of the ring.

McMahon: The crowd barely reacted to Callahan’s debut, which was a surprise. Also, was there a double turn here that I missed? OVE attacked LAX after the match, with Santana, sympathetically, covering up Ortiz. Strange finish and it was also a really flat finish because the crowd didn’t respond, at all, to Callahan’s debut. It could have been because of how poorly the secret was kept. Regardless the crowd was red hot earlier in the show, and it feels like the energy has dwindled considerably. The beginning of this match was filled with spots, and the crowd started a “This is Awesome!” chant, but the latter half was flat.

(6) SIENNA [c] vs. GAIL KIM vs. ALLIE — Triple Threat Match for the Impact Knockouts Title

Sienna tied up Gail and Allie in a submission. Sienna splashed both Allie and Gail in the corner. Allie dropped Sienna on the floor and Gail came around and kicked Allie. Gail Kim was clotheslined by Allie. Allie hit a running dropkick on Gail. Allie hit two elbows and went for a third but Sienna cut her off with a tackle. Sienna tried an AK47 but Gail countered. Allie hit a codebreaker on Sienna. Gail hit Eat Defeat on Allie for a two count. Sienna dumped Allie over the top rope. Gail hit defeat on Sienna for the win off the middle rope.

WINNER: Gail Kim wins the Knockouts Title in 10:00 (**1/2)

Gail Kim celebrated after the match before they cut to American Top Team getting ready in the back.

Congratulations to Gail Kim, who has been great for the company, obviously. But another match that felt flat. The finish came out of nowhere, but it was slow to set up. Then after what was supposed to be this big moment, they cut away seconds later to an American Top Team pre-tape.
 
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TNA Bound For Glory PPV Results: 11-5-17

(7) KING MO & BOBBY LASHLEY (w/ American Top Team) vs. MOOSE & STEPHAN BONNAR

The MMA guys were taken out quickly and it settled down to Lashley vs. Moose. King Mo nailed Moose with a huge right hand. Colby Covington is ringside for American Top Team, among others. Moose kicked Lashley and chopped him against the cage. Lashley powerbombed Moose into the cage. Bonnar powerbombed Lashley. The dust settled and King Mo and Bonnar were face to face. King Mo has a huge cut on his forehead and he’s bleeding badly. Moose threw King Mo into the cage. Bonnar and Mo square off and Mo scored a takedown. Mo and Bonnar were fighting an MMA style. Bonnar tried for an armbar. The crowd began chanting for GSP. Bonnar and Mo were in the clinch and Bonnar was throwing muy thai knees. Mo went to the ground and Bonnar again went for an armbar. Dan Lambert opened the cage door and ATT hit the ring, attacking Bonnar in the corner. The outside referee was knocked out by ATT and Lambert opened the door. Moose kicked Covington in the face and threw Lashley into the corner, hitting a splash. Moose hit a cross body off the top. Moose kicked Mo out the door. Moose threw Mo into the ringside barrier. Moose missed a dive into the barrier. Lambert rolled King Mo into the ring and then shut the door, locking it shut. Bonnar was in the cage along vs. all of ATT. Bonnar tried for a crossface on Lashley but Covington broke it up. Lashley speared Bonnar. Moose climbed to the top of the cage from the outside and dove off the cage onto Lashley and an ATT member. Moose tried to attack Lambert but Covington broke it up. Lashley speared Moose for the win.

WINNERS: King Mo & Bobby Lashley in 11:00 (**1/2)

ATT celebrated after the match. And that was it.

The worked MMA stuff with Bonnar and King Mo was interesting for a few minutes. It was a little surprising to see the heels get the win here. I assume that means they still do some things with Impact on the next set of TV tapings this week.

(8) ELI DRAKE [c] vs. JOHNNY IMPACT — Impact Global Title match

Did Jeremy Borash inadvertently spoil the finish? He said Impact dedicated this title win to his dad. Also, the Impact Global Title is literally the GFW belt with a big Impact plate covering the GFW logo. Impact hit a sliding German suplex. Drake dropped Impact on the top rope and distracted the referee, allowing Adonis to interfere. Drake whipped Impact into the railing. Drake whipped Impact into the railing again but he slid underneath it. Drake hit Impact with a neckbreaker off the apron. Drake went for a cover but Impact grabbed the rope. Drake gave Impact a slingshot into the bottom rope. Adonis kicked Impact. Impact sent Drake into the ring post but he missed a kick, kicking the metal post. Drake and Impact trade elbows on the top turnbuckle. Impact hit a standing shooting star press for a two count. Impact moved, and Drake threw himself into the corner. Kick by Impact. Impact went to the top but was distracted by Adonis. Impact set up Drake on the top rope and hit a Spanish Fly for a two count. Adonis threw the belt to Drake as the referee was checking on Impact. … Impact kicked Adonis to take him out. Impact used the title to take out Adonis. Impact went to the top rope and hit an elbow for a two count. Impact countered a Gravy Train into a rollup for a two count. Impact knocked Drake off the top. Impact kicked Drake in the head and then had Starship Pain setup. El Patron came in through the crowd and pulled the referee out of the ring. El Patron said to the official that it was his belt. Impact dove over the top to hit El Patron, but instead nailed the referee. El Patron took off his jacket and nailed Impact with a chair in the head. El Patron took the Impact Title and laid out Drake. El Patron rolled Impact into the ring and hit him over the head so hard with a chair (unprotected) that it broke. El Patron laid Drake over Impact.

WINNER: Eli Drake retained the Impact Global Title in 20:00 (**)

El Patron was shown smiling on the stage as Drake was in the ring and the show went off the air.

Not a good show. In fact, really bad. I’d give it 3/10 at most. There wasn’t any matches that stood out as being great, and at the same time, a lot of it felt flat. El Patron’s interference to ruin the title match … thanks. A screwjob finish is what this company needed right now. Especially from THAT guy. Although it wasn’t anything special before that, watching him hit Impact over the head — unprotected ‚ with a chair made my stomach turn. Even if it was a plastic chair instead of a metal chair. The booking on the show was below average, at best. If this is what the new “creative” team is capable of, and I do put “creative” in quotes, then I really fear what the rest of the year will look like after this week’s TV tapings.

Also, it’s absolutely inexcusable to make El Patron the focal point of the company. Here’s a guy who is back for his first show since SERVING A SUSPENSION! Did Impact management forget that? Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice? You know the saying. I can’t believe Impact officials are naive enough — or dumb enough — to make El Patron the focal point of the promotion. Because it worked out so well three months ago when he was at the center of the company, right? If he screws up again, and he has a long history of doing so, Impact will deserve any negative feedback it gets.
 

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Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn were sent home from the WWE European tour, reportedly to discipline them for going off script during a promo.

I hope to hell they go back to Ring of Honor. Kevin fucking Steen and El Generico. It's been too long.
 

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Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn were sent home from the WWE European tour, reportedly to discipline them for going off script during a promo.

I hope to hell they go back to Ring of Honor. Kevin fucking Steen and El Generico. It's been too long.

That's how WWE rewards its talent for 'reaching for that brass ring' or whatever the fuck Vince and Trips were saying a few years back.
 

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AJ is champion and he played ball.

Him vs Lesnar is far more interesting. AJ will feel like hell the next day but they should be able to tell a great story.
 

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The only story they're telling is Brock going over so he looks stronger for Reigns at Wrestlemania. Jinder's going to get his belt back for their Indian tour and then Cena will take it at Wrestlemania to shit all over Ric Flair's legacy.

Styles is just a means to an end. Jinder Mahal can't have a good match with Lesnar (or anyone, really, but especially not Lesnar) and nobody would want to see that under any circumstances.

This champ vs champ match is one of the dumbest booking decisions they could possibly make. They are, in effect, shitting on the entirety of Smackdown just to make Lesnar look a tiny bit stronger. Because they still think they can get Roman Reigns over. He's the new Cena except he sucks even worse and nobody likes him.

AJ's still one of the best I've ever seen but the WWE version is vastly inferior to the guy we saw just weeks before his WWE debut in NJPW and ROH. Nothing he's done in WWE remotely approaches what he did with Lethal at Final Battle or Nakamura at Wrestle Kingdom.

Everybody who's a decent wrestler should jump ship if they can.
 
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Rockstar Spud headed to WWE. Too bad he'll be stuck on 205 indefinitely.
 

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205 Live is so fucking horrible.

Poor KENTA/Hideo Itami. Spent an eternity in NXT only to finally be called up and then dumped in 205 Live.

Hopefully his contract is up soon.
 

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Sounds like Abyss came back about 5 weeks too early from a knee injury to wrestle at Bound for Glory. That explains the short, terrible match. It's rare that Abyss fails to deliver in a hardcore match.

Poor guy turned down a WWE offer with a guaranteed match vs the Undertaker at Wrestlemania because he believed in TNA (this was when they were doing over 2 million viewers a week and had AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, Christopher Daniels, Kazarian, the Motor City Machine Guns, Bobby Roode, James Storm, Gail Kim, Awesome Kong, Kurt Angle, Sting, the Dudley Boys, Rhino, etc).

And right after he re-signed they brought back Russo and then Bischoff and Hogan.
 

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YES

Lucha Underground has officially been renewed for a fourth season. No word yet on when it will air or how many episodes.

This is a very welcome surprise. I thought for sure it was all over. They may well outlast Impact.
 

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In today's LOLTNA news:
650 people attended Bound For Glory. All of them were told they could get into the next five days of TV tapings for free with their BFG ticket stubs.

They also had additional free tickets available for the tapings.

And they were paying 50-75 people $50 each to go to the tapings.

And with all of that, they still only managed to draw 350 people each to the first two nights of tapings.

Over 700 fucking people either got paid to be there or had free tickets and still only 350 showed up.

And back to relevant promotions:

-ROH's streaming service has officially been confirmed for Q1 2018

Women of Honor Wednesday:

Throwback Thursday:

Future of Honor Friday:
 

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In today's LOLTNA news:
650 people attended Bound For Glory. All of them were told they could get into the next five days of TV tapings for free with their BFG ticket stubs.

They also had additional free tickets available for the tapings.

And they were paying 50-75 people $50 each to go to the tapings.

And with all of that, they still only managed to draw 350 people each to the first two nights of tapings.

Over 700 fucking people either got paid to be there or had free tickets and still only 350 showed up.


It is past time to sell that tape library.
 

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That would only strengthen WWE, which is bad for every promotion in the world except WWE.
 

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NJPW's fiscal 2017 (August 2016-July 2017) was the company's second-highest grossing year ever, after 1997. They had roughly 34 million dollars in revenue, an increase of 21% over 2016. They also grew from 45 full time employees to 61.
 

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NJPW's fiscal 2017 (August 2016-July 2017) was the company's second-highest grossing year ever, after 1997. They had roughly 34 million dollars in revenue, an increase of 21% over 2016. They also grew from 45 full time employees to 61.

I'm glad NJPW is doing well. Them distancing themselves from Inoki-ism has been the best from a business and consumer standpoint. I'm hyped for Jericho/Omega.
 

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Crowd from NXT War Games last night:
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ahahahahaha

Women of Honor Wednesday:

Throwback Thursday:

Future of Honor Friday:
 
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WWE Survivor Series PPV Results: 11-19-17

Results courtesy of PWTorch.com (direct link to Keller's real-time report).

(1) THE SHIELD (Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins) vs. NEW DAY (Xavier Woods & Kofi Kingston & Big E)

Cole said The Shield debuted five years ago. Graves said it just feels right to see The Shield making their entrance together through the crowd. The Shield wore the half-Raw/half-Shield t-shirts. Cole touted New Day’s record-setting tag team title reign as evidence of their dominance as a unit. They opened with Kofi vs. Dean. After some punches, Cole said this will be a smash mouth match. Booker said it won’t be entertaining, it’ll be a fight. Cole and Graves quickly cleaned up that mess and said it’ll be plenty entertaining. (Only WWE, in the business of presenting simulated fights as the payoff to everything they do, would define “entertainment” and “fighting” as mutually exclusive things, leading Booker to his comment.) When Reigns tagged in to face Big E, a “You still suck!” chant broke out aimed at Reigns.

When Big E shoulder tackled Reigns to the mat, he pointed his butt at Reigns and waved his hand at Reigns’s face. A minute later all six were in the ring. The Shield cleared the ring of Big E and Kofi with a triple clothesline, and then turned to Xavier. Eventually Kofi tagged in and got on a roll against Dean. New Day isolated Dean and tagged in and out and stomped away at Dean in the corner. Booker was suddenly a stickler for the rules rather than doing whatever it takes to win, as his role was to be the Raw cheerleader. Booker said New Day needs a new idea. Byron said Steph Curry takes 3’s and if it’s working, he shouldn’t change just to change. Seth yanked Xavier off the ring apron and Roman went after Kofi. That left Dean to do a Tommy Dreamer comeback and suddenly be 100 percent after being stomped away, as he grounded Big E in the ring and then dove through the ropes at Xavier. Big E then leaped from the ring with a spear to take Dean off the ring apron to the floor.

Back in the ring Big E yanked off Dean’s Raw/Shield hybrid shirt and took him down with an elbow to score a two count. Big E set up Dean for a belly-to-belly off the top rope, but Dean broke free and knocked Big E to the mat, then dropkicked him. Reigns reached for the tag and Seth clapped. Kofi knocked Reigns off the ring apron, but Dean back bodydropped Kofi and then tagged in Seth. Seth hit a Slingblade for a two count. Cole said this match can build momentum for one of the brands. Reigns tagged in. Seth gave Xavier a buckle bomb. Reigns then hit him with a flying clothesline and made a cover like he expected victory, but Xavier kicked out. Reigns signaled for the Superman Punch, but Xavier ducked and schoolboyed Reigns for a two count. Reigns landed the Superman Punch, then looked to the crowd and drew cheers and boos. A loud “Roman sucks!” chant broke out. After all that stalling, Xavier recovered caught Reigns with a knee as he charged at him. Big E tagged in and gave Reigns a belly-to-belly. Dean tagged in, but Big E immediately lifted him and tagged in Kofi. Seth interfered and broke up their plans. Seth dragged Kofi into the ring and gave him a high knee. Dean hit Dirty Deeds. Set made the cover. Xavier broke up the pin. “This is awesome!” broke out.

Seth superkicked Xavier. Both were slow to get up. Seth called for Dean to end it now. Reigns and Dean threw Big E hard into the barricade. Then they ran over and threw Kofi into the barricade. That set up Ambrose and Reigns entering and setting up the Triple Powerbomb, but Big E popped up and yanked Reigns out of the ring by his legs and threw him into the ringside steps. If only Reigns hadn’t stopped needlessly to let out the barbaric yell first. That seems to be costing him a lot in this match. Kofi went after Seth with a Trouble in Paradise. Xavier kicked Dean in the head. New Day attacked Reigns at ringside. Xavier then returned to the ring to go after Dean.

New Day isolated Dean once again in their corner. Xavier and Kofi double-kicked Dean in the head. Then Xavier lifted Big E onto his shoulders. Kofi then pressed himself off of Big E’s shoulders and splashed Dean. Then Big E leaped off of Xavier’s shoulders and splashed Dean. New Day looked tired and disorganized for a few seconds, which Booker T pointed out. Big E lifted Dean. He also lifted Seth when Seth charged at him. Kofi and Xavier leaped off of the second rope and delivered a double Midnight Hour . Reigns speared Big E which broke up the pin in the middle of the ring. “This is awesome!” broke out again. Cole said both teams were throwing everything they had at one another. Everyone looked exhausted. They gathered in their respective corner, caught their breath, stared at each other, and then charged and fought again.

Dean gave Big E a Dirty Deeds at ringside. Roman battled Kofi in the ring. Roman speared Kofi. That got a pop. Roman tagged in Seth. They signaled again for perhaps the Triple Powerbomb. Instead, Roman went to the top rope and Dean and Seth stood on the second rope and they delivered the Triple Powerbomb from there for the win.

WINNERS: The Shield in 21:00. (****)

Excellent match. The crowd ate it up. The first tease for a Triple Powerbomb, which was broken up, only to be followed by a bigger Triple Powerbomb off the top rope was a cool way to end the match. New Day had big moments and big moves where it felt like they had a legit chance to win, but ultimately the heavy favorites ended up with the safely predictable in. New Day looked every bit to be in their league.
 
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