Location: Sioux City, IA
Date: December 26, 2014
Commentators: Michael Cole, Tom Phillips, and JBL
Hulk Hogan comes out and kicks things off with a promo about hosting the show, then Seth Rollins cuts him off and says Hulk is a big reason why he became a wrestler. Rollins then says Hulk’s time has long passed, and he’s the future, but Hulk is a carnival side show stuck in the past. Hulk says he can actually do something about the present since he is in charge tonight, then Dolph Ziggler comes to the ring and says all Rollins does is talk. Rollins says he will Curb Stomp Dolph right in front of Hulk now, but Dolph says he’s always gotten back up, and asks what Rollins will do right now. Big Show comes out and says he can appreciate Rollins’ skills, then Roman Reigns cuts him off and comes in through the crowd. Reigns says Show is going to get hit in the mouth if he gets back in the ring, then Hulk says Rollins and Big Show are going to take on Reigns and Ziggler tonight.
Kane vs. Ryback
Kane hits Ryback a few times and sends him into the corner, then he stomps him a few times before Ryback comes back with a few punches. Ryback goes for a backdrop but Kane kicks him in the head, then Ryback follows with a spinebuster as Rusev interrupts the match and heads to ringside. Ryback kicks Rusev in the face on the apron, then Kane tries to use the distraction to set up a chokeslam but Ryback blocks it. He connects with a Meathook clothesline, then Ryback follows with Shell Shocked for the win.
Rusev jumps on the apron and gets in Ryback’s face, then Kane tries to get involved so Ryback punches him and turns back around. Rusev kicks him in the face, then Kane drops him with a chokeslam and Rusev puts Ryback in the Accolade before a group of referees pull them apart.
Rusev and Lana end up walking backstage and Lana brags about what just happened, but Hulk Hogan walks up to them and says they aren’t getting away with this. Hulk says Rusev is going to defend his championship tonight, and he doesn’t like what they are up to, but he wants to know what Rusev’s going to do when he loses his title tonight and walks away.
Alicia Fox vs. Naomi
Naomi scores a quick near fall after a kick, then she applies a wristlock but Alicia counters with a rear chinlock before hitting a Northern Lights suplex. Naomi kicks her in the head and snaps her head on the ropes, then she connects with a somersault clothesline and goes for a sunset flip. Alicia rolls through and gets a near fall, then she heads up top but Naomi scores with a step up enziguiri before connecting with a split-legged moonsault for the win.
R-Truth vs. Adam Rose
Rose runs at Truth and punches him several times, then he stomps him in the corner before Truth comes back with a kick to the head. Truth clotheslines Rose and splashes him in the corner, then he goes for a suplex but Rose floats over and slams Truth shoulder first into the ringpost before hitting a Party Foul for the win.
Winner: Adam Rose
WWE United States title match: Dean Ambrose vs. WWE United States champion Rusev (w/ Lana)
Ambrose stomps Rusev a few times before Rusev kicks him in the corner, then Rusev whips him at the ropes but Ambrose rebounds with a dropkick. Rusev gets sent outside and Ambrose hits a suicide dive, then he rolls Rusev back in and goes for a near fall. Rusev elbows Ambrose a few times and puts him in a side headlock, but Ambrose fights back before Rusev clotheslines him as we go to a break. We get back to see Ambrose fight out of a nerve hold, then Rusev hits a fallaway slam for two before kicking him and setting up for the Accolade. Ambrose makes it to the ropes to break, then he sidesteps a corner splash and Rusev hits the ringpost before Ambrose gets a near fall rollup. Ambrose connects with some punches and forearm shots, then he heads up top but jumps over Rusev when he tries to crotch Ambrose on the turnbuckles.
Ambrose clotheslines him before heading back up top, this time hitting a standing elbow drop for two, then Ambrose goes for Dirty Deeds but Rusev kicks him and rolls outside. Ambrose chases him down and clotheslines him, then he whips Rusev into the barricade before Bray Wyatt runs out and attacks Ambrose.
Winner (by disqualification): Dean Ambrose
Bray punches Ambrose as the referee rings the bell, then he throws Ambrose inside and sets up Sister Abigail, but Ambrose blocks it and punches Bray a few times. They end up spilling outside and Bray gets sent over the commentary table, then Bray whips him into the timekeeper’s area before Ambrose hits him in the face with a chair. Ambrose whips a bunch of chairs in the ring, but Bray runs for it and Ambrose plays to the crowd and tells Bray to come back.
The Miz (w/ Damien Sandow) vs. Jimmy Uso (w/ Jey Uso)
Jimmy hits Miz a few times and hits a Samoan drop, then he goes for a corner splash but Miz rolls outside and tries to leave. Jimmy chases him down and hits him, then he whips Miz into the barricade and throws him back in the ring. Miz tries to beg him to stop and offers a handshake, but Jimmy superkicks him twice and follows with a top rope splash for the win.
Winner: Jimmy Uso
Seth Rollins and Big Show vs. WWE Intercontinental champion Dolph Ziggler and Roman Reigns
Dolph hits Rollins a few times, then he goes for a tag but Rollins runs for it and tags Big Show into the match. Show hits Reigns in the corner before Rollins willingly tags back in, and he stomps Reigns a few times before applying a wristlock. Reigns armdrags him and slams him shoulder first into the ringpost, then Dolph hits a few dropkicks off of a tag before Mercury and Noble distract the ref. Rollins uses the chance to take a cheap shot as we go to a break, then we get back to see Show hit Dolph in the corner and step on his head.
Dolph comes back with a dropkick and a Famouser, then he reaches for the tag but Rollins cuts him off and tries to suplex him. Dolph floats over and kicks Rollins, then Reigns finally gets the tag and he connects with a few clotheslines before calling for a Superman punch. Noble jumps on the apron to distract the ref as Mercury runs in, but Reigns tosses him outside before Rollins superkicks Reigns for a two count. Reigns connects with a spear on Big Show when he tries to interfere, then Mercury and Noble get involved but Dolph superkicks them both and Reigns spears Rollins for the win.
Winners: Dolph Ziggler and Roman Reigns