WWE Battleground 7/19/15

Tonight, Seth Rollins faces Brock Lesnar for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.  We will also see John Cena Vs Kevin Owens, for the United States Title.

Plus, the grounds of Summerslam will be building here.  There are rumors of superstars showing up tonight, or tomorrow to set up Summerslam.

The Kick-Off show starts in 15 minutes, keep checking here throughout the night.

We are live in St. Louis, Missouri.  Renee Young welcomes us to the Kick-Off show, with Byron Saxton, Booker T, and Corey Graves.

Tom Phillips will be joining us in the Social Media Lounge, and tonight’s guest is none other than Paul Heyman.

Ryback suffered a Staph Infection, and will be off of tonight’s WWE Battleground.

Tonight, we will see Brock Lesnar Vs Seth Rollins.  Also, Roman Reigns faces Bray Wyatt.  And “The Viper” returns home to face Sheamus.  Tag Team Titles will be on the line, with New Day Vs Prime Time Players.  Also, for United States Title, Kevin Owens Vs John Cena.

Cena Vs Owens video is playing.

This is the rubber match if a 3 match series between these two, which has had 2 match of the year candidates.  How dangerous can Kevin Owens be now that he lost?

Tonight, our kick-off show match is R-Truth Vs King Barrett, winner gets the crown.

Tonight, Bray Wyatt Vs Roman Reigns.  Video is showing.

We see footage of the eerie Michael Cole interview with Bray Wyatt this past week.

Eden Stiles is standing by with R-Truth.

Barrett last week on Smackdown said he would beat him so much that he would have to kiss his royal feet.

For real?

Truth knows what he is doing.  He has busted his butt to be out there just as much as Barrett has.  Truth has beaten him before, and he knows you win as many matches with your mind than you do with your fist.  He can’t wait to see Barrett’s face when he sees a guy with a plunger and a tin cap beating him down.

That’s the truth.

Randy Orton Vs Sheamus tonight, and we see what took place last month.

Tonight, Tag Team Championship rematch, New Day Vs Prime Time Players.

New Day shows up to show us how to do the clap.

New Day Rocks!!

Paul Heyman will be the guest in the Social Media Lounge.

Jerry “The King” Lawler, Michael Cole, and JBL join us for the Kick-off match.  R-Truth Vs King Barrett.

King Barrett wins the match with a Bull Hammer.

All Hail King Barrett!!

Paul Heyman is in the Social Media Lounge.

Brock will win the WWE World Title by doing eat, sleep, conquer, repeat.

He will also do whatever it takes to give Seth Rollins Suplexes.

Heyman isn’t impressed with these questions, and neither do I.

Losing is no option for Brock tonight.

We go from that pointless segment to the awesome Divas segment last Monday night on Raw.

All 9 divas will appear later tonight.

Tonight, “The Beast” Vs “The Architect”

We see video setting up our main event.

WWE Battleground starts now.

We are live in St. Louis.  Michael Cole, JBL, and Jerry “The King” Lawler welcome us to the show.

Sheamus Vs Randy Orton kicks off the show.

The hometown boy makes St. Louis proud with a RKO, out of nowhere, pinning Sheamus.

Battleground is off and running.

Tonight, Lesnar Vs Rollins for the WWE World Title.

Video from Stephanie McMahon last week calling for the women’s revolution.

JoJo is now with Stephanie McMahon.

Stephanie changed the women’s landscape in one night.  But what about the commotion?  Stephanie tells us that we are just getting started.  We are in St. Louis.  All of the divas will choose a representative tonight, in a Triple Threat match, and she expects nothing more than all 3 women to tear this house down.

New Day Vs Prime Time Players for Tag Titles are up now.

New Day is ready for the challenge tonight, with a positive mind-set.

Titus and Young win with a Sky High by Titus, retaining their Tag Titles against New Day.

Paige is rallying around the troops, here with Becky and Charlotte.

Becky tells them they will rebuild the women’s division brick by brick, and even put the WWE Superstars on notice, and Charlotte tells them they will do it, with flair.

Reigns Vs Wyatt is now.

Bray Wyatt picks up the win when a guy in a hoodie reaches up, and gives Reigns a Superkick, and Wyatt hits Sister Abigail.

The guy turns out to be Luke Harper.  The family is back together.

We are 5 weeks away from Summerslam, but tonight, we are in St. Louis and sees Cardinal players after an 18 inning loss to the Mets.

JoJo is with BAD, Beautiful and Dangerous.

Naomi, Tamina, and Sasha.

They are in control of everything.

It’s going to be Sasha Banks Vs Charlotte Vs Brie Bella in a Triple Threat match.

Charlotte wins for her team with a Figure Eight, making Brie tap out.

Incredible match.

The Battleground Kick-Off panel joins us, and still to come, 2 big matches are set, with Owens Vs Cena, and Lesnar Vs Rollins.

But earlier tonight, King Barrett earned his crown, pinning R-Truth with Bull Hammer.

But next, Cena Vs Owens, for the United States Title.

Cena retains his title, by making Owens tap out to the STF.  Multiple kickouts here with both men, and again, they perform a clinic.  I just question if it’s the right move to make Owens tap out.  But it was an incredible match.

Ryback had to pull out of his IC Title match due to an injury to his leg.

But here comes The Miz.

The Miz’s match has been officially postponed.  But he has known Ryback since their Tough Enough days, but he has always found a way to get injured.  The Miz is the toughest man in WWE.  Who knows where Big Show is.  The last time he was relevant, it was the Attitude Era.  In fact, Big Show should just do what everyone else says he should do, and that is retire.

So what The Authority should do is give him the IC Title, because it’s what’s best for business.

Here comes Big Show.

Show storms to the ring, The Miz suggests they team together and reunite ShowMiz, and Show knocks out Miz.

Okay, moving on.

Summerslam is on August 23rd, so who will be WWE Champion when we get to Summerslam?

The Beast Vs The Architect is now.

So, the match ends up being a no contest, when Lesnar had Rollins beat, with 13 Sulpexes, and a F-5, but the lights go out, Rollins and the referee disappear, and we see The Undertaker.

He is out for revenge, we see 2 Tombstone Piledrivers by Taker, and he reminds us he still isn’t over losing at Wrestlemania.

And after the second Piledriver, the show ends, and Taker walks away.

Kevin’s Thoughts:

I am glad I don’t order these events anymore for $60.  If I had, I would be pissed.  But with $9.99, it’s not as bad.  But think of this….

They had Cena make the hottest new wrestler in WWE tap out.  Something that should never happen, because the truth is, everyone taps out.  So why not make Owens unique?

And….

The WWE Champion didn’t even win his match, but he was overshadowed by The Undertaker.

Although, it was a beautiful sight to see Taker come back, and he seems to want revenge.

But the question is where do we go from here?

The two matches delivered in giving the fans hard-hitting action.  They were built perfectly, and while the ending wasn’t as good as we wanted, the build to Summerslam will be amazing.

What were your thoughts on the show?  Send me them here, and I will talk to you tomorrow.

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WWE Monday Night Raw 6/22/15…The Beast Vs The Architect wan

One day before my birthday, WWE is giving me a present…Monday Night Raw!!

We are live in Indy, and here comes the pain.

The match is set in 4 weeks, WWE Battleground, Brock Lesnar Vs Seth Rollins for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Paul Heyman,  And tonight, as his advocate, it is his pleasure to introduce us to the Beast, and Conqueror, BRRRRRRRROOOOOOOOOOCCKKKK LESNAR!!

If you are new to the WWE, and you want to know where Brock Lesnar has been, we will see a video from 3 months ago when Rollins cashed in his Money in the Bank and became the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

The last time they faced off, Rollins ducked Lesnar and Brock went after a cameraman, and gave Michael Cole a F-5.  He was then suspended.

There is no mystery we are leaving this.  The question is very simple.  How did Heyman negotiate for Brock to come back.  The answer is simple, because they don’t need the money, they just need an apology.  But not in letter form, in public, right now.

And if Brock does not apologize to Cole, or to JBL, Brock will not come back to WWE and will not get a title shot at Battleground.

The fans are chanting Suplex City, while Cole is feeling uncomfortable about this.

Brock shook JBL’s hand, and he shook Cole’s hand, but gave him a noogie and rubbed Cole’s head, asking if they are good.

Heyman asks Cole if they are okay and he wants to give us an apology for what his client is about to do, and that is take care of that slimy, repulsive Seth Rollins.  The man who cashed in Money in the Bank, the “golden boy” of NXT, who was hand-picked to win the WWE World Champion.  The man who sold his soul for such a short-term title reign.  And the day that The Authority made the deal for his client to face Rollins, and that is BEAST for business.

Seth Rollins, you may think you have a first-class ticket to defend your title, but you have a first-class ticket to Suplex City, bitch.

Heyman tells us that Vince is making money off Rollins, that J & J Security beat him, that Kane wants to eat him.  But now he has the issue of being defeated by the new reigning, defending undisputed WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesnar!!

Tonight, Roman Reigns Vs Sheamus.  But next, Dean Ambrose Vs Kane.

Kane wins with an assist to Seth Rollins.  Not sure why.

8 days ago, John Cena defeated Kevin Owens, but Kevin attacked Cena.

John Cena returns, tonight.

We come back, and the most boring WWE storyline continues, with Kane and Rollins bickering.

8 days ago, Roman Reigns was on his way to win Money in the Bank briefcase, but Bray Wyatt interrupted that.  Reigns called out Wyatt, and Bray brought something personal, showing a picture of Reigns’ daughter.

In 4 weeks, it will be Wyatt Vs Reigns.

But our next match, Primetime Players are in action against The Ascension, now.

PTP wins when Young wins with a Gutcheck, pinning Viktor.

New Day are watching this in the back, they are not impressed.

Here comes Mr. Money in the Bank Sheamus.  We go right to Sheamus Vs Reigns, next.

Reigns loses by countout, because Bray Wyatt shows up on-screen, talking to someone with a teacup.  But that someone is Sister Abigail.

Find me…

Moments ago, we see what we just saw.  Wyatt daring Reigns to find him.

We cut to Reigns looking for Bray Wyatt.  He hears a recording, but not Wyatt.  And many pictures of Reigns with “Anyone But You” written on the wall.

Also earlier tonight, Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman were here, telling Seth Rollins what Brock will do to him at Battleground.

Now Rollins is trying to apologize to J & J Security.  He needs their friendship.

Neville is in action, next.

Neville defeats Kofi with Red Arrow.  New Day tried to interfere, but Primetime Players came out to Help Neville.  The ref threw out all 4 men, and Neville prevailed.

Last Monday, we see Kevin Owens lay out Machinegun Kelly.

John Cena returns, tonight.

Tonight, Ryback Vs Mark Henry.

A sneak peek of the new show “Mr. Robot”.

The most talented jobber in the world today, King Barrett Vs Zack Ryder is now.

Barrett picks up the win, with a Bull Hammer.

Moving on….

Cole interviewed Kevin Owens and we see his reaction to when Cena took out his hand to shake hands with Owens.

Cena returns, next.

Cena comes out with the United States Title.

This title is a symbol of excellence.  A symbol of opportunity, and he is damn proud of being the champion of the United States.  But that opportunity can destroy him.

But there is a man named Kevin Owens, and he is a man on a mission.  And he can destroy Cena.  He defeated him at Elimination Chamber, but he took the mic and told Cena his time was up.  At Money in the Bank, Cena offered his hand for good will, but Owens took that opportunity, and laid him out.

Then with reason that are unknown, Owens laid out a 95 pound musician.

But make no mistake about it, Kevin Owens is a great wrestler, but he is a garbage human being.

But Owens knows how this championship means to Cena.  And he knows that he would hold his head down if he lost the title to this garbage human being.

But Owens laid out a challenge to Cena, and he has a choice to make.  So what does he do?

He can say no, it’s simple and fair.  Because he issued a challenge to Owens a few weeks ago, for the title and Owens said no.  So he can say no, and Owens would move along.

But Owens knows he can’t say no.

Because if he did, he would represent everything that Owens said he did.  A champion that is built by the corporation.  But if he says yes, then he can beat Owens and if you want some, come get some.

Enter Kevin Owens.

Owens should be pretty upset about what Cena said, right?  The truth is Owens is not.  Because he never puts any value into anyone’s opinion.  He really doesn’t care what anyone thinks of him.  If he did, he wouldn’t be the person he was.  In the past, he was called out of shape, slob, and Cena just called him a dirtbag.  So this out of shape, slob dirtbag beat Cena at Elimination Chamber.  And he took him out at Money in the Bank.

But Cena does care what anyone thinks of him.  Owens takes titles.  He wanted the NXT Title, and in his first match, he won it.  So now he wants the United States Title.

Owens agrees that the US Title is a symbol of excellence, and he wants that.  But he never heard Cena’s answer for the challenge.  He wants that challenge, so let him speak something that he will understand.  He speaks French, and Cena can speak French, he can also speak Chinese, and the American version?

At Battleground, he wants the challenge, he accepts.  And here is the final response everyone will understand, Cena will kick Owens’ ass.

The Champ Is Here.

Battleground is shaping up to be a big PPV.

Steph and HHH are watching backstage, mocking the upcoming challenge.  The WWE World Champion is gaveling again.

HHH is trying to rally Rollins, telling him to apologize to Kane and J & J Security.

Divas match, The Bellas Vs Naomi and Tamina.  For whatever reason, Alicia Fox accompanies The Bellas.

Bellas win, who cares.

Preview of Terminator:  Genisys is shown now.

Adding Roman Reigns to the mix.

Brock Lesnar is still here in Indy.

Next, it’s Ryback Vs Mark Henry.

Ryback picks up the win with a top rope splash.  Big Show sees this when he was at commentary.

At Battleground, Triple Threat match for the IC Title.  Ryback Vs Big Show Vs The Miz.

Big Show berates Mark Henry, but Henry gets right into Show’s face.

The season premiere of Tough Enough is tomorrow night.

JoJo is standing by with Ryback.

How does he feel about defending the IC Title against The Miz and Big Show?

Ryback is here to take on all challenges.  The title means the world to him, all of the sacrifice is worth it.  His parents haven’t spoken to each other in 15 years, but they watched Ryback defend the IC Title together.  And together, they all say….

Feed Me More!!

Big Show calls Ryback a little boy, and Ryback tells him he is no action.

So now the two men start to fight, but Ryback flings Show out.

Moments ago, we see what we just saw.

Oh boy, Adam Rose is on the mic telling us what we don’t get true passion, true dedication, and true love.

He tells Rosa Mendes that he loves her.

And we have Ziggler Vs Rose.

Ziggler wins with a Superkick and after the match, Ziggler and Lana kiss.

This irate Rusev watching backstage, but he throws his crutches away.  Summer Rae is here to rescue him.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the planet, Kane and the morons are complaining about Seth Rollins.  HHH and Stephanie, who have offered nothing the last few weeks in programming berate them and HHH tells Jamie Noble he doesn’t know what it’s like being the world champion, but Jamie was a former Ring of Honor Champion, boy.

The order the idiots to at least hear Rollins out.

Seth Rollins comes out to end the show.

Sometimes, it takes a man to admit when they are wrong, and he was wrong.  He asks that J & J Security and Kane to come out, and cue music, here they come.

He isn’t apologizing to them to help him beat Brock Lesnar.  He’s not scared of Brock, he beat him before at Wrestlemania.

He admit he was wrong, and he tells Kane that he owes him an apology most of all.  He will always be the “Demon’s Favorite Son” and Kane has always been Seth’s favorite superstar.  So will you accept his apology and they all can become a family again?

None of them are saying anything, and this is testing Seth’s patience here.  He has said everything he can say.  Will they please take him back?

Here Comes The Pain!!

As Brock enters the ring, The Authority leave Seth to dry.

But it’s all a ruse, because they come back to help Seth.  Brock does his best to fight all four men, but the numbers game gets the best.  The segment and show end with Rollins hitting a Pedigree, and showing The Authority are united.

Kevin’s Thoughts:

The star of the show was Brock, and he truly is must-see TV.  Anytime he is on TV, you can’t change the channel, even tonight when he is being laid out, you always had the thought Brock would fight back.

But the ending also had to happen, because Rollins has to be looked at as a threat.  I just am bored with The Authority though.  Stephanie and HHH offer nothing on TV anymore.  I know that will change in a month, but right now those two are minimal.  And I don’t see Kane as a threat anymore, so what is the point of his role?

But where was Cena in helping Lesnar?  If Cena is such a good guy, shouldn’t he have helped Brock in a 4-on-1 assault?

Speaking of Cena, while their promo was good, I wanted to see Cena Vs Owens drawn out more, not having 3 matches in a matter of 8 weeks.  Could they not have Owens suspended, and then Cena not show up for another week to sell his beatdown?  But at least he sold it more than MGK.

Overall, the show was good tonight.  The ending had to happen, but Brock will get his at the end.

What were your thoughts of the show?  Send them to me here.

WWE Money In The Bank 6/15/15

I’m not doing the Kick-Off show tonight, as my beloved Cleveland Cavaliers lost in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, I am just starting up with tonight’s Money in the Bank.

Here we go.

We are live in Columbus, Ohio with Michael Cole, Jerry “The King” Lawler, and JBL welcoming us to the show.

We hear a 10 bell salute for the legendary “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, who passed away this past Thursday.

Everyone is on the ramp, including Vince McMahon.

Very sad to hear, and he will be missed.

We hear Dusty’s music, that song has a special meaning to us now.

We kick the show off with Money in the Bank ladder match.

Dolph Ziggler Vs Kofi Kingston Vs Kane Vs Randy Orton Vs Neville Vs Sheamus Vs Roman Reigns.

Sheamus is Mr. Money in the Bank.  Reigns had an opportunity, but Bray Wyatt showed up from nowhere, and took out Reigns.

Not a good pick, in my opinion.  But a hard-fought match.

Renee Young is with Paige.

There hasn’t been a diva that has stood up to the Bella Empire.  While Paige hasn’t exactly been the best friend to any of these divas, they have reigned too long.  This all ends tonight.  You don’t change the world by doing nothing, you have to make that change.  For you Dusty.

Divas Title match is up now, Nikki Bella Vs Paige.

The referee is as corrupted as an NBA ref.  Brie comes in, and does the switch-a-roo, but Paige pins Brie to become a 3-time Divas champion.  Or at least she thought.  Brie showed the ref she stuffed her bra, and is Brie.  But instead of DQing the Bellas, he allows it to have Nikki sneak in with a Rack Attack, and pins Paige.

Whatever.

2 weeks ago, Ryback won the Elimination Chamber match to become the new Intercontinental Champion, but the next night Big Show issued the challenge.

The Miz shows up.

Ohio’s own The Miz comes out, gives us a O-H-I-O chant.  This is his people, but he left his people.  Because if you don’t live in New York, or LA, you’re not in.  Big Show stole the Intercontinental Title from him, and he is still contemplating pressing charges against Big Show.  But he will create a masterpiece, and he sits down at the commentating table, for….

The Big Show Vs Ryback, IC Title match is now.

Big Show wins by DQ.

3 shitting endings here on 3 matches.

John Cena Vs Kevin Owens is up now.

John Cena defeated Kevin Owens in what was for the first time ever, Cena performed a Canadian Destroyer.  He wins with a Stunner and Attitude Adjustment.

Wow.

Cena tried to shake Owens’ hand after the match, but Owens lays out Cena and nails a Powerbomb on the ring.

The real champ is here.

Cena is being helped to the back.

Renee Young is with Dean Ambrose.

Ambrose said a year ago at this event, he was screwed by Kane and now he knows he has what it takes to win the title.  Tonight, he gets that shot and told us he is “The People’s Champion”.  And for the first time, Rollins will be all alone.  No Shield, no Authority.  This is about respect, and tonight, he is getting payday.

We all lost a legend on Thursday, “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes.  He was such a great talker, and was instrumental in the success of NXT.

A video tribute of Dusty Rhodes.

Tomorrow night, Dusty Rhodes:  Celebrating The Dream will air on WWE Network after Raw.

Tag Title match of The New Day Vs Prime Time Players is now.

Xavier tells us Kofi Kingston was robbed, just like he has been every year competing in Money in the Bank.

Big E tells us that cheaters should never win, especially when they are back from probation, like Buckeyes were.

But Kofi needs some clap therapy.

New Day Sucks.

Match is on.

Prime Time Players win the Tag Titles, Titus pins Xavier.

The Money in the Bank Kick-off show is here.

Earlier tonight, Sheamus won Money in the Bank Ladder match.

Bray Wyatt cost Roman Reigns the match, and now it will be Reigns Vs Wyatt, at WWE Battleground in 5 weeks.

Our main event, Seth Rollins Vs Dean Ambrose, for WWE World Title in a Ladder match is now.

Rollins wins the match, and retains his title when both men had the title, and the platform holding the title broke, sending both men to the mat, and Rollins has the strap at the end of the day.

Eden Stiles interviews Rollins, and we see HHH congratulating him, Seth told us he proved he is the greatest WWE Champion, of all-time.

Oddly enough, HHH is okay with that saying, because he didn’t blink and we end the show here.

Kevin’s Thoughts:

For everything, the show delivered with 3 good matches. I still don’t agree with Sheamus as the winner of Money in the Bank, but there has to be a reason, and it might have to do with the return of Brock Lesnar soon, right? Why not put Brock in there with Sheamus?

I also want to see Lesnar Vs Orton down the road too, it’s time to think of the possibilities, with Brock on board and his return is soon.

I also liked Rollins Vs Ambrose, but the victory seems like a “fluke” so I can see one more title match at Battleground. But these two have good chemistry together, as they have worked together for many years.

But once again, the match of the night was Cena Vs Owens. I question though whether Cena should have won. This is about Owens legacy, Cena doesn’t need a win for the rest of his career, Owens does need them.

But these two lit it up again, and I want to see part 3 at Summerslam, not 5 weeks from now. Build their feud up just to make their third encounter a “must-see”.

The rest of the matches were just not interesting, especially the divas. When will Charlotte make her long-awaited WWE debut? What about Sasha Banks? Becky Lynch? NXT divas are exciting, but in WWE? It truly is The Bella Empire, and now WWE is finally starting to admit that.

What were your thoughts on the show? Send them to me here, I will talk to you later for tonight’s Raw.

WWE Monday Night Raw 6/8/15…New Orleans Bash

Tonight, we are in Bourbon Street, home of Wrestlemania 30.  6 days away from Money in the Bank.

United States Champion John Cena kick off the show.

Michael Cole, JBL, and Byron Sexton welcome us to the show.

6 days away, Champion Vs Champion rematch.  John Cena Vs Kevin Owens.

The Champ Is Here, but Kevin Owens isn’t here.

7 superstars this Sunday compete to get it all hang out.  Not for a championship, but for an opportunity.  And this Sunday, 2 champions compete in this ring, and let it all hang out.  Not for a championship, but for an opportunity.

Kevin Owens had an incredible debut, and he thinks Cena is full of crap.  This Sunday, Owens thinks Cena’s time is up, and Owen’s time is now.

But John is just getting started.  Cena fights for us, even the ones that chant he sucks.

Not much of a reaction here.

But whether we make a remix of his theme music, or degrade his slogans, we all know there is no safer bet than Cena winning.  There was a buzz 8 days ago when Owens won.  But this Sunday, we will be reminded Cena is the one who runs this place, and is the standard-bearer.

Here comes Kevin Owens.

Now, The Champ Is Here.

Cena truly is delusional, if he thinks Cena will beat Owens this Sunday.  And he is delusional if he thinks people want to see Cena come out at the beginning of Raw, and challenge people for the US Title.  And Cena has done this for the last 10 years, they are sick of it.

So how about we give these people a NXT Open Challenge.

That is a hell of an idea Cena said, he accepts.

Again, Cena is being delusional.  Because the two of them are going to fight this Sunday, so they can’t fight tonight.

When Cena holds this US Title, it represents an opportunity for anyone, and the way he sees it, John Cena is still the one to beat.  So his time is now.  If you want some, come get some.

Owens will ignore that, and issues a challenge of any superstar who walks down the ramp choose what title they want.

It’s Neville.

Neville would love to fight Cena again, one day.  But ever since Owens has won the NXT Title, he has disrespected the fans, and the wrestlers.  So as a proud former NXT Champion, he is here to beat Kevin Owens for the NXT Championship.

That match is next.

What a great match that ends with Owens hitting a Pop-Up Powerbomb, with Cena watching commentary.

Owens invites Cena into the ring, to which Cena slides into the ring.  But Owens leaves, ready for Sunday.

Also this Sunday, Seth Rollins Vs Dean Ambrose in a Ladder match.

We see what happened at Elimination Chamber.

The Authority are in their office, when Seth Rollins approaches them.  He meant what he said last week about J & J Security and Kane, but he has the utmost respect for Steph and HHH.

He was right though, he can win without them.  But they will be there this Sunday, right?  Yes, but they won’t help him win.  They will even let Rollins choose his opponent later tonight.

I am so sick of this storyline.

Segment from last week with The Bellas.

We see what Paige had to say last week on Smackdown, saying she will do something about changing the world they live in.

Nikki Bella tell us that they give anyone an equal opportunity, just like Nikki will face Summer Rae tonight, and Paige gets her rematch at Money in the Bank.  This is really The Bella’s World, and they allow Paige to live in it.

Nikki Vs Summer Rae, next.

Nikki wins with ease, Rack Attack.

Next.

We see Roman Reigns gauntlet he went through last week, defeating King Barrett, Mark Henry, and Bray Wyatt.

Roman Reigns is up next.

We have ladders surrounding the ring now, with the briefcase at the top.

Enter Roman Reigns.

There was a time when Reigns hated the briefcase.  He hated the contract and everything it stood for.  But then again, it doesn’t look as bad when the biggest jackass of the world doesn’t have it, like Seth Rollins.

Reigns will climb up, and he will grab the briefcase.  And there will be a time when he hashes it out with the man who is winning the WWE World Title this Sunday, Dean Ambrose.

Kane comes out, and he sees things a bit differently,

The Authority put Kane in this match to make sure the future is protected, and this Sunday he will win the Money in the Bank Ladder match.

Reigns wants Kane in the ring.

But Dolph Ziggler has something to say about it.

Ziggler says Kane doesn’t do anything without The Authority telling him to do it.  In fact, Kane is the biggest tool in WWE.  But Ziggler is on a roll.  He has a comedy show to do, he has a smoking hot Russian and this Sunday, he will do what he does best, and will steal the show.

Kane tells them that even the most simple tool can inflict damage and watch what they say, because he still has the power.

Here comes R-Truth.

New Orleans, what’s up?

Truth is cured of his ladder phobia, and is ready for Sunday’s match.

But Kane tells Truth he’s not even in the match.

Are you sure?

Quite sure.

My bad, bye New Orleans.

Poor R-Truth.

Now as Kane was saying….

Here comes New Day.

As Big E. tells us when Kofi wins, we all win.

New Day rocks!!

Enough….as Kane was saying.

Enter Sheamus.

He is just a Brogue Kick away from a chance to win the WWE World Heavyweight Title.

Okay is everyone finished?

As we all know, there are 2 more spots open.  Neville, who competed earlier, and this man…

Randy Orton.

It’s Orton Vs Sheamus, next.

Sheamus wins by DQ when Orton attacks him with a chair, flings him on the announce table, then hits a RKO in the ring.

6 days away from Money in the Bank.  Who wins the ladder match?

Joey and Jamie approach Rollins, saying they forgive him for what they said last week, and tonight.

Rollins told them they would be nothing if Seth wasn’t here getting them a job.  Jamie tells him he wouldn’t even be WWE Champion if it wasn’t for them, and they are The Shield 2.0, better than Reigns and Ambrose.

Rollins informs them The Authority told him he chooses his opponents, and he choose them in a 2-on-1 Handicap match.

Seth slaps Jamie, but Jamie slaps right back.

Joey tells them they protected him, but tonight, they will kick his ass.

Go Joey.

Ziggler Vs Kane, now.

Kane wins a pointless match with a Chokeslam, after Rusev comes out to confront Lana.  He bullied her to the fact she falls off the ramp, and trips on her heels.

Kane wins.

Dolph checks on Lana, and we switch gears to show more Instagram footage from Dean Ambrose.

J & J Security are preparing for their match.

Miz TV, with Ryback and Big Show is next.

Lana is being tended to backstage.

Miz TV is now.

Miz should be standing here as our new Intercontinental Champion, but this happened.

Big Show came out, and knocked out The Miz.

His lawyers are contemplating a lawsuit against Big Show, and maybe even Ryback because Ryback probably put Show into doing it, not wanting to face Miz.

Feed Me More!!

The only guy who was being robbed was The Big Guy, because he was robbed out of giving The Miz a meathook.

Miz was a former WWE Champion.

Ryback is tired of hearing Miz’s resume, he is a former WWE Champion.  He main evented Wrestlemania.  He is an A-Lister Hollywood actor.  But his former stunt double, Damien Mizdow outperformed him every single night.

Now they bicker a bit.

Miz told Ryback he should be upset at Big Show.  He ruined a chance Ryback had at defeating a big star, defending his IC Title.  Should that upset him?

Here comes Big Show.

Big Show makes this clear, out of all of his tag team partners, Big Show hated Miz right away.

Ryback isn’t buying any of this, he is the one guy not afraid of Big Show.  If he wants his Intercontinental Championship, it’s right here.

Ryback can’t stop Show, because he is a true giant.  Nobody can defeat Ryback for the IC Title, because Big Show wants it.

Miz tries to interfere, but Show handles him again, and Ryback gives Big Show Shellshock.

Earlier tonight, Rollins made the match of him against J & J Security.

Our next match is El Matadores Vs Harper and Rowan.

Harper and Rowan win, and Harper takes the mic.

Tick Tock…Tick Tock…Tick Tock.

The time to pay for your sins is coming.  The judgment waiting for you is at the door.

It’s okay to be scared, they all should be.

Kane is here to wish Rollins luck on his match tonight.  Rollins does not need luck against Mercury and Noble.

Kane warns Rollins that he could win his title match, and Kane cashes in his MITB briefcase.  Or Ambrose beats him, and he would be a fraud and Kane becomes WWE World Champion against Ambrose.

Rollins won’t need anyone’s help tonight, or Sunday night.  He hopes that Ambrose will be come tonight, so he could show him what he will do to him Sunday night.  He doesn’t need Kane to meddle around.

Kane informs him that he will be in J & J Security’s corner tonight.

A movie preview to “Ted 2”.

Big E. from New Day Vs Titus O’ Neil, from Prime Time Players.

Big E wins with a Big Ending, and an assist from Xavier Woods.

Here comes Roman Reigns.

Reigns Vs Kofi is next.

Reigns picks up the win, and here comes Dean Ambrose, who has a ticket for tonight’s main event.

Our main event is now.  J & J Security Vs Rollins is now.

J & J Security defeated Rollins when Ambrose distracted Seth a bit, giving him the WWE World Title before Rollins hits a Pedigree.  Mercury rolls up Rollins for the win, and Ambrose hits Dirty Deeds.  He takes the title, and shows us how to climb up a ladder for the win, ending the show.

Kevin’s Thoughts:

This might have been one of the worst and boring Raw of the year.  Other than the first half hour, with Owens, Cena, and Neville, which completely rocked, everything else fell apart.

The worst thing was having 2 people booked as complete fools pin the WWE World Champion, who more than likely will beat Dean Ambrose this Sunday.  So it didn’t help either man in the main event of your next PPV.

Just complete garbage tonight, do you agree?  Disagree?  Send me your thoughts here.

WWE Monday Night Raw 6/1/15…Kevin Owens…A New Star Is Born

Last night, WWE gave us Elimination Chamber.  Ryback became the new IC Champion, and New Day retained their Tag Titles.

But the real story of the night was Kevin Owens defeating John Cena, clean in the ring.  Those two men square off in 2 weeks at Money in the Bank.

What happens tonight?

Raw is now.

Oh yeah, also last night, Dean Ambrose defeated Seth Rollins by DQ.  But Dean was awarded the WWE World Title, and he stole it.

We see footage of this from last night, kicking the show off.

And what’s a show starting off without The Authority?

We are live in San Antonio, Texas.

Stephanie introduces us to the WWE World Heavyweight Champion as Seth Rollins.  But he doesn’t have the title.  Stephanie tells us Dean stole the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, he stole the Money in the Bank contract, he stole the Intercontinental Title, and he was arrested for assault and batter last week, (But footage said he was innocent).

So should they fire Dean?  No, how about suspend him?  No.

HHH tells us Dean isn’t stupid.  He was told to return the WWE World Title before the show begins.  So he can return the title to the rightful owner, then they can discuss where we go from here.

No Ambrose, but crowd chants Justin Bieber.

HHH tells us to shutup, and get Ambrose out here now.

Enter Roman Reigns.

These guys aren’t happy to see Roman, but it looks like San Antonio is.

Dean isn’t happy, and he isn’t here.  He may never be here again.  Unless, he gets a rematch.  Not just any other rematch, but a ladder match.

This way there is a decisive winner.

Stephanie tells Roman they don’t deal with a lowlife.  And Roman tells Steph that low-life beat Seth.

It was by a DQ, But Ambrose pinned Rollins in the middle of the ring.

Seth said he did not beat him, he is still the WWE World Champion.

Roman brings up Seth doesn’t look like a champion.  He has lost to Ambrose, he lost to Reigns.  He used to be cool with The Shield, but now he runs with Mommy and Daddy.

This angers Rollins, and he accepts.  He tells them he doesn’t need anyone, he doesn’t need J & J Security, he doesn’t need Kane, and he sure as hell doesn’t need The Authority.  The match is on.

He walks off, and Stephanie asks him who he thinks he is.

HHH answers that he is Roman Reigns.  He is the man who had a Wrestlemania main event shot, but Seth Rollins ruined that shot.  Roman is in Money in the Bank Ladder match.  But maybe he isn’t, he will compete in the ring next, and if he loses, he is out of a shot at becoming WWE World Heavyweight champion, again.

We find out who Roman faces, next.

Reigns is facing King Barrett.

Reigns in what was a rather long match wins with a spear.

Was there really ever a doubt?

Last night at Elimination Chamber, Kevin Owens defeated John Cena, clean in the ring.

The Champ Is Here, Kevin Owens tonight, on Raw.

Byron Saxton is standing by with Nikki Bella.

She is the longest reigning current WWE champion.  So what is next for her?

Nikki is ready for anything.

Paige shows up.  She brings up winning the Divas Battle Royal, until Naomi attacked her, so she is owed a Divas Title match, one on one.

Nikki brings up that she sounds like Naomi, someone who thinks she is owed a title shot.  But challenge is accepted, and we will have it tonight.

Lilian Garcia introduces us to the new Intercontinental Champion, Ryback.

Later tonight, Ryback will face The Miz for the IC Championship.

Nobody likes an overly emotional “Big Guy”, but he is standing as the new Intercontinental Champion.  And the last time he was in San Antonio, this crowd gave him a standing ovation, and showed him what Ryback means to the crowd.  And he thanks us for that, as for defending his IC Title, we know what he says…

Feed Me More….

IC Title match is next.

The match never happens when The Big Show comes back, he decks Miz.  Big Show with the mic, and says if anyone beats Ryback, it’s going to be Big Show.  There is nobody bigger than The Big Show.

Ryback seems good with that.

Reigns defeated Barrett, later tonight, he has to face Mark Henry with the Money in the Bank ladder spot on the line.

Also tonight, Nikki Bella Vs Paige for the Divas Title.

The Champ is here, next.

Who is the next Mr. Money in the Bank?  We find out in 2 weeks, but here comes Kevin Owens.

When Kevin says he is going to do something, he delivers.  When he got to NXT, and Owens said he’d win NXT Title.  He delivered.  When Owens said he’d take out Sami Zayn, he delivered.  And when Owens said he’d take out John Cena, he delivered.

Last night was the biggest win of his career.  He should be on top of the world, but he is not.  After he won, he called him and spoke to his wife.  She was very proud of him, but when he spoke to his son, he was not.  He’s a John Cena fan.  He asked his father how John Cena is.  Owens should be okay with this, but he’s not.  It’s not his son’s fault, it’s just that for the last 10 years, Cena has been billed as a superhero.  The bright colors, the slogan, hustle, loyalty, and respect.  While Owens has been working his craft for 10 years, Cena became SuperCena.

Well, last night, he beat SuperCena.

So while the words Hustle, Loyalty, and Respect has been said, he beat a broken down man.  And in 2 weeks, he will expose John Cena.  And if you’re a parent, take your child, who is a John Cena fan, sit them down and watch too and see what a real role model is supposed to be, a man who says he is going to do.

Here comes SuperCena.

Man, Kevin Owens is a jackass.

He tells him to shut up, and act like he’s been there before.

After last night, people are talking about Kevin Owens.  After last night, Owens took Cena to the limit, but he won.

Ever since Cena has the US Title, he said someone would come down, answer the challenge, and be the better man.  He was going to come down this ring, shake his hand, but he doesn’t think Owens deserves this, because he isn’t even a real man.

A real man isn’t jealous by what other people have, and his son is corrupted because of the WWE marketing machine.  But if that was the case, they would have Adam Rose T-shirts, still believe in Funkasaurus, and one day want to play in XFL.

These people believe in Cena, whether they have signs, whether have shirts, or as the kid has, carrying a sign that says she’s beating cancer.

Which is awesome.

For 10 years, people said you would never make it in this business, that you were never good enough, but what happens is you kick that door down, and you prove people wrong.  That’s what Owens did, and he should be proud of that.  His three words have to be Fight Owens Fight.  Because now this is a bit of advice from a real man to half-man, what will happen when one of your promises doesn’t deliver.  Because in 2 weeks, what happens when a real wrestler loses to a real man?

The two men go face to face now, but Owens walks away.

A great segment, and I can’t wait to see their match in 2 weeks.

Tonight, Reigns Vs Mark Henry, spot of Money in the Bank on the line.

New Day is in the ring, and tells San Antonio that Tim Duncan is old, but New Day is hot.  They tell us too that when Kofi Kingston becomes Mr. Money in the Bank, they all become Mr. Money in the Bank.

Because New Day rocks.

Dolph Ziggler comes to the ring, to face Kofi.  Lana accompanies Ziggler.

Ziggler wins with a rollup.  New Day attack Ziggler, but here comes Prime Time Players to help.

6-man tag match is ongoing.

Ziggler, and PTP win when Titus hits a Pump Handle Slam.

Tonight, Nikki Bella Vs Paige, for the Divas Title.

But next, Reigns Vs Henry, with MITB spot on the line.

Reigns wins the match by countout, and still remains in the MITB ladder match.

Henry answers by giving him a World’s Greatest Slam, and a splash.

Henry just turned heel for the 850th time.

Reigns is in the back and is greeted by Steph and HHH.  Keep the vest on, because later tonight, he faces Bray Wyatt.

Sonic is doing auditions for a new commercial with WWE superstars.

Divas Title match is up now, Nikki Bella Vs Paige.

Nikki wins, or should I say Bellas, going old-school here with the Switch-a-roo, Brie coming in and rolls up Paige for the win.

Earlier tonight, Seth Rollins answers the title challenge to face Ambrose at Money in the Bank, in a ladder match.

But throughout the night, Reigns has wrestled to put his MITB spot on the line, defeating King Barrett and Mark Henry.

Later tonight, Reigns will face Bray Wyatt.

Orton Vs Sheamus is now.

Sheamus is DQ’d when he took the action to the outside and gave Orton 2 Brogue Kicks.

Sheamus is making a statement heading to Money in the Bank, in 2 weeks.

Byron Saxton is with Rusev, in crutches.  He has nothing, no woman, no title, no career.  He is a broken man.  But he will get it all back.

This Thursday night, Kevin Owens will host his Kevin Owens NXT Open Challenge.

Here comes the “Inspirational” Bo Dallas.

He tried to help Neville.  Now he just wants to hurt him.

I guess we are seeing a Neville Vs Dallas match.

Here we go.

Red Arrow, match is over.

Next, Reigns Vs Wyatt, winner is in Money In The Bank match.

Despite The Authority’s attempt to assist Bray, Wyatt knocks into Kane and Reigns hits a spear for the win.

Rollins tries to corner Reigns with The Authority, but Dean Ambrose shows up from behind.  Dean gives the title back to Seth, but Seth drops the title and Ambrose takes the title back.

Reigns and Ambrose head out of the ring and through the crowd as the show ends here.

Kevin’s Thoughts:

A very fun show tonight, setting up what should be a good PPV in 13 days.

I loved the Cena and Owens segment.  Their match last night was incredible, and yet I think they can top it and it starts in 13 days.

I also still sense a heel turn by Reigns, and this will happen in the ladder match.  Or, Reigns wins the title at the event, cashing in after winning MITB.

Or both?

What were your thoughts on the show?  I am looking forward to seeing what happens next.

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