WWE Main Event
June 24, 2014
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We are told there will be an exclusive interview with Roman Reigns tonight
First In-Ring Segment:
We open Main Event with Dolph Ziggler on top of a ladder in the ring. Dolph says that grabbing this briefcase means your life is changed forever. He then says that he knows because he has done it. He says winning the briefcase was the greatest moment of his career. He then says that it all lead to the greatest moment of his life; winning the World Heavyweight Championship. He then says the fans made it special. Dolph says that he knows that somehow lightning will strike twice, and that he will win the briefcase again. Dolph then says that its not about stealing the show Sunday, but about taking what is his.
First Match: Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kingston and Rob Van Dam vs. Seth Rollins, Jack Swagger and Bad News Barrett
Swagger and Kofi start the match off. Swagger beats Kofi in the corner, but Kofi fights out and hits a monkey flip. Kofi hen hits a kick to the head, and tags in Ziggler. Ziggler hits a dropkick, but Swagger pushes Ziggler in the corner. Barrett is tagged in, and hits a suplex right away. Barrett makes the cover for a two count. Ziggler gets away and tags in RVD. RVD hits a flurry of kicks, and then connects with the Rolling Thunder. RVD makes the cover but only gets a two count. RVD goes up top, but Barrett throws RVD off to the outside. Barrett is in control as we go to commercial.
We return with Rollins in control over RVD. Rollins hits the Triple Verticals, and then tags in Swagger. Swagger hits a belly to belly side slam, and then follows it with the Swagger Bomb for a two count. Swagger puts RVD in a headlock. RVD gets out and tries to make a tag, but RVD is dragged to the opposite corner. Barrett is tagged in and hits a neckbreaker. Barrett hits a couple of knees, and then follows it with a boot to the face, which gains him a two count. Swagger is then tagged in.
Swagger gets taken down with a kick to the head, and RVD finally gains some space. RVD tags in Kofi, and Rollins is tagged in as well. Kofi then begins his comeback. Kofi hits the Boom Drop, and then follows it with the SOS. Kofi makes the cover, but Swagger breaks it up. Dolph takes out Swagger, and then RVD takes out Barrett. Rollins then takes out RVD, and hits the Curb Stomp on Kofi for the three count.
After the match, Swagger gets the Patriot Lock on Ziggler while Barrett nails RVD with a ladder. Ziggler fights out and drops Swagger but gets hit with a ladder off the apron. Barrett turns on Swagger, lays him out and hits a Bullhammer.
Winner: Seth Rollins, Jack Swagger and Bad News Barrett
We get a replay of Summer Rae and Fandango on SmackDown. Fandango approaches Layla backstage now and has a flower for her but she’s upset. Fandango says Layla is the only one that’s ever danced her way into his heart and will always be his one and only dance partner. They have a long kiss for the camera.
We get a recap of the firing of Vickie Guerrero from Raw.
Second Match: Fandango w/Layla vs. Bo Dallas
Back from the break and Bo Dallas makes his way out. Before they can get going, Summer Rae comes out and catfights with Layla in and out of the ring. Referees finally separate them but they scrap some more on the ramp. Fandango comes in the ring and catches a running Bo-dog for the squash.
After the match, Bo says woman are interesting creatures but they will work it out if they just Bo-lieve.
Winner: Bo Dallas
Third Match: R-Truth & Xavier Woods vs. Rybaxel
R-Truth and Xavier Woods are out first with Truth rapping. Ryback and Curtis Axel are out next. Truth and Ryback start the match off. Woods tags in and unloads on Ryback. Ryback misses a clothesline and eats some more kicks. Ryback catches Woods in mid-air and nails a big powerslam for a two count. Ryback with a big suplex and a knee drop. Axel tags in and they double team Woods.
Axel keeps control and hits a running knee to the head for a two count. Woods fights out of a headlock but gets slammed back down. Ryback tags in for more offense on Woods. Truth finally tags in and unloads on Axel. Truth with a big jawbreaker for a two count. Truth with a splash in the corner and a big DDT for another two count as Ryback breaks the pin. Woods fights Ryback off but gets dumped to the floor. Truth takes out Ryback. Truth misses a splash on Ryback in the corner. Axel nails the Axe-hole on Truth for the win.
After the match, Ryback tells the crowd to shut up and takes the mic. He challenges Stardust and Goldust to a match at Money in the Bank and insult them.
Second In-Ring Segment:
Renee asks about the match at Money In the Bank for the WWE World Heavyweight Title. Reigns is going to get to that but first, says he’s a wanted man with a bulls-eye on his chest. He says this feels like a trap. Reigns asks Renee to take off her high heels because if something goes down, she’s going to have to run real fast. Reigns says he doesn’t care who’s in the match, even John Cena. Reigns says he ran the yard with The Shield and nothing changes. Reigns says when he wins the title, he will take his rightful place at the head of the table. Believe that.
Renee says Reigns has overlooked Randy Orton. Reigns asks how could he ever forget about Orton. Reigns calls Orton the most spoiled little brat WWE has ever seen. Reigns says he’s not here to hold Orton’s hand or wipe his ass, he’s here to kick it. Renee asks about Kane next. Reigns says he’s not like everybody else being scared of Kane. Reigns says he’s ready to attack. Assess and attack, this is what he does. Triple H appears on the big screen and mocks Reigns. Triple H announces Reigns vs. Kane for SmackDown. The pyro hits and Triple H sends Kane to the ring.
Kane comes out and they brawl until Reigns sends him over the top rope. Kane stares back at Reigns from the ramp and makes the ring explode with pyro. Reigns’ music hits and they continue the staredown as Main Event goes off the air.
Josh’s Grade for WWE Main Event: 9/10
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