WWE Main Event
August 19, 2014
US Airways Center
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First Match: Sheamus vs. Curtis Axel
They lock, Sheamus with a shoulder block. Sheamus hits a hip toss followed by a power slam. Axel rolls out of the ring, to regroup. Back in the ring, Axel with a kick to the gut of Sheamus. Axel with a series of chops to the chest of Sheamus. Axel with an up kick, but Sheamus hits a power slam anyways. Sheamus puts Axel on the apron, but Axel blocks. Back in the ring, Sheamus hits a clothesline. Axel throws Sheamus into the ropes throat first. Axel with a big time running knee.
We’re back with Sheamus going for a sling shot forearm, but Axel nails an uppercut for two. Axel kicks the ribs of Sheamus, Axel continues the beating. Axel slaps Sheamus over and over, but this makes Sheamus made and he hits a series of clotheslines. Sheamus hits a high knee followed by a snap suplex. Sheamus off the top rope with a back elbow. Sheamus throws Axel to the apron and starts clubbing the chest of Axel. Sheamus hits a rolling senton. Sheamus goes the brogue kick and nails it.
Triple H announced that at WWE Night of Champions, Brock Lesnar will be defending his WWE World Heavyweight Championship against John Cena.
Second Match: Nikki Bella vs. Emma
Emma with a quick roll up for two, then she does it again. Nikki reverses an irish whip and hits a springboard back kick for a near fall. Nikki locks in a headlock, Emma fights out. Nikki throws Emma’s face into her knee for a near fall. Nikki with a face lock, Emma fights out once again. Emma locks in the submission on the ropes, she goes to the top rope and misses a cross body. Nikki with a big time right hand. Nikki hits her finisher for the win.
Winner: Nikki Bella
Renee Young is backstage with Big Show and Mark Henry. Show says his match with Erick Rowan isn’t going to be pretty. Show jokes he might break out some luchador moves. Henry says he’s a mess. Henry tells Show to just go whoop Rowan so they can go eat. Show says that’s what he’s going to do. Henry will be there to make sure Luke Harper doesn’t interfere. We go to commercials.
Third Match: Los Matadores w/Hornswoggle and EL Torito vs. Slater Gator
Diego and Slater kick things off, Diego hits a springboard crossbody for a near fall. Diego with a head take over and then he tags in Fernando who hits a springboard back splash. Fernando with a head take over, Slater reverses an irish whip and hits a clothesline. Titus is tagged in, and hits a back breaker followed by a fall away slam. Slater tagged in, he fights out a headlock and hits a belly flop on Slater. Diego tagged in, he hits a spinning back elbow, then another and springboard tackle for a near fall. Fernando sends Tius to the floor, Slater sends Fernando to the floor and Diego rolls up Slater for two. Slater hits a big time DDT for the win.
After the match, Slater tries to fight the Cow (Hornswoggle) But the Bull takes Slater out.
Winner: Slater Gator
Luke Harper appears on the big screen for a promo. Bray Wyatt taught him that in order for you to be saved, you must pay for your sins. Tonight, the giant comes crashing down. Erick Rowan tells Big Show to run.
We get more commercials and a look back at Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose on RAW.
Renee Young is backstage with Seth Rollins. He says what happened to Dean Ambrose on RAW is the WWE Universe’s fault. Rollins talks about how John Cena, Chris Jericho and Jack Swagger lost at SummerSlam. He rips Swagger and Swagger walks up. They have words and Swagger gets in his face. Rollins says they will fight on SmackDown.
Fourth Match: The Big Show w/Mark Henry vs. Erick Rowan w/Luke Harper
Big Show with a shoulder block followed by a clothesline taking Rowan to the floor. Rowan throws Big Show head first into the ring post. Back in the ring and Show connects with a clothesline. Show with a chop to the chest of Show. The Big Show hits a splash in the corner, but Rowan takes out the left knee of the big guy. Show goes for a big boot, but Rowan blocks and nailed a clothesline. Rowan with a big time right hand, he hits a splash in the corner. Big Show it a russian leg sweep, but Rowan with a big boot for a near fall. Big Show fights outof a rest hold, he throws Rowan over him. Big Show runs into a big boot, Rowan off the middle rope with back elbow. Rowan hits a big time power slam for a near fall. Big Show nailed the KO punch out of nowhere, he pins Rowan and this one is over.
Winner: The Big Show
Josh’s Grade for WWE Main Event: 8/10
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