Location: Little Rock, AK
Date: September 17, 2015
Commentators: Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton
Seth Rollins, Sheamus In-Ring Segment:
Rollins says that this Sunday at Night of Champions he will make history when he will retain his United States and World Heavyweight Championships against John Cena and Sting who are two first ballot WWE Hall of Famers in the same night. Rollins says that he only speaks the truth. Rollins said that he will beat and break John Cena’s spirit. As for Sting, Rollins says that Sting has bitten more than he can chew. Rollins says that at Night of Champions he will show that Sting is the past and Rollins is the present. Rollins says tonight he will make some history tonight when he teams up with Mr. Money in the Bank Sheamus against his former brothers Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. Rollins says that not any man would be okay with being tag partners with a guy who has the Money in the Bank briefcase, but Rollins says that he’s the man and that he’s not worried about Sheamus.
Sheamus comes out and says that Rollins doesn’t want him as an enemy. Sheamus says that he is still contemplating whether cashing in the briefcase or not. Sheamus promise Rollins that he won’t see it coming friend. Rollins pokes fun at Sheamus look and says that Sheamus looks kinda stupid. Sheamus says that he doesn’t look stupid and respect the hawk. Sheamus promises that if Rollins continues to push Sheamus, Rollins won’t make the main event tonight. Sheamus brings up tonight’s tag team match. Sheamus says that he loves to fight and he can choose to whether to work with Rollins or release Rollins to the hounds. Sheamus says that no matter if Rollins sees it or not, Sheamus will become the next WWE World Heavyweight Champion. Sheamus tells Rollins that he will see him later friend.
First Match: Paige and Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks and Naomi w/Tamina Snuka
Becky and Naomi start off the match. Becky lands a series of uppercuts and hip tosses Naomi. Naomi tags in Sasha. Becky arms drag Sasha and gets her into an arm lock. Becky with a series of cradle pin attempts for two counts. Sasha regains control of the match. Naomi and Sasha work over Becky in their corner. They continue to keep Becky isolated, and Banks gets a near fall. Banks with a snap mare and works a seated abdominal stretch on Becky. Becky works to escape; Sasha chokes her in the ropes and then tags in Naomi.
Naomi covers Becky for two count and then goes back to a seated stretch on Becky. Naomi maintains control, dances a bit and tags in Banks, who lays in the kicks to Becky and covers for two count. Banks again tries to ground Becky, who works to her feet and gets the hip toss to escape. Becky with the boot and a shot on Naomi, looks for the tag and the heels cut her off again. She finally kicks them away and here comes Paige. Paige with repeated kicks and knees to Naomi after tossing Sasha, Becky pulls Sasha to the floor as she tries a distraction, which worked anyway as Naomi rolled up Paige for the win.
Winner: Sasha Banks and Naomi in 08:22
Stardust and The Ascension Backstage Promo:
Stardust talks about the fifth dimension and his new partnership with The Ascension. Stardust and The Ascension tell Neville and The Lucha Dragons that Sunday at Night of Champions they will be introduced to the Cosmic Wasteland.
Second Match: Kofi Kingston w/The New Day vs. D-Von Dudley w/Bubba Ray Dudley
Xavier says that tables are a terrible thing to waste. The Dudleyz disrespect men and woman, a woman who is close to them and dear to them and that’s mother nature. Kofi puts over Mother Nature for growing these beautiful trees, and in seconds, the Dudleyz destroy a lifetime of work. Big E says that you have to respect your momma. The New Day have a petition to save the tables. If the Dudleyz sign, they will have karma that will grow.
New Day says that the WWE Universe are the only people who can make the movement grow and should chant save the tables. Dudley Boyz storm into the ring. Kofi ask D-Von to sign the petition to join the Save The Tables Movement. D-Von breaks the pad. D-Von mauls Kofi. Big E grabs a table under the ring. Bubba knocks down Big E. D-Von lands a flapjack on Kofi. D-Von tosses Woods over the ring. Kofi comes from behind and rolls up D-Von for the victory. After the match The New Day grab the table and run to the back with it.
Winner: Kofi Kingston in 01:18
Team Bella Segment:
Team Bella walks in the backstage area. Nikki is in a fancy black dress. Brie goes over the plans for tonight’s party. Nikki says that Brie did a great job . Nikki says that she’s a queen and ask Brie and Alicia if they got the DJ Covered, the seating arrangements, etc. Nikki mentions that since she’s now the longest reigning Diva’s Champion of all-time, she deserves the greatest Bellabration of them all and that she will see the girls later.
The Miz and Big Show Backstage Segment:
Big Show is walking towards the gorilla position as Miz comes up to Big Show with this black binder. Big Show tells Miz to get out of the way. Miz tells Big Show he needs to look at this and wishes him luck in his match tonight. The binder says confidential which ends up being a movie script and Big Show flings the binder away and continues on towards the ring.
Third Match: Cesaro vs. Big Show
Cesaro gives Big Show two drop kicks. Cesaro uppercuts Show. Show chops Cesaro in the corner. Show gives Cesaro another chop. Big Show punch Cesaro ribs. Cesaro gets Big Show in an arm lock in the corner. Cesaro gives Show a flying knee to his shoulder. Show tosses Cesaro across the ring. Show backs Cesaro into the corner. Show splashes on Cesaro’s leg. Show continues to work on Cesaro leg. Show now works on Cesaro knee and ankles. Show gets Cesaro in an impressive leg work applying pressure on Cesaro knees. Cesaro powers out and uppercuts Show.
Cesaro regains momentum and lands a series of running uppercuts. Cesaro with more European uppercuts. Cesaro goes up top and crossbody Show for a two count. Cesaro with another uppercut for a two count. Shows goes for the Chokeslam and Cesaro counters into a submission and Big Show powers out. Show goes for another Chokeslam and once again Cesaro escapes and attempts the Neturalizer which fails. Show plants Cesaro and hits Cesaro with the knockout punch to pick up the victory.
Winner: Big Show in 05:55
Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose Backstage Segment:
Renee Young says that she’s doing her job and ask Reigns and Ambrose who’s their third partner for Night of Champions. Reigns says that he can’t tell her, but he says that he’s looking for revenge for his cousin Jimmy Uso. Ambrose tells Young that she will find out when the Wyatt Family finds out and that will be at Night of Champions. Reigns tells Young to not worry about Sunday let’s worry about tonight. Reigns says that he and Ambrose will make work of the sellout Rollins and Sheamus. Reigns says that after Sunday they will head to Houston to go to war with The Wyatt Family and she can believe that.
Fourth Match: Kevin Owens vs. Dolph Ziggler
Rusev says that Dolph broke Lana’s heart and now he’s trying to steal Summer with his abs and gift bags. Rusev says that Sunday at Night of Champions he will crush every bone in Ziggler’s body and prove that he’s the better man. Ziggler goes after Owens and they go back and forth with forearms. Owens stomps on Ziggler. Ziggler dropkicks Owens. Ziggler rolls up Owens for a one count. Owens goes for a senton and Ziggler escapes. Owens knocks down Ziggler and sentons on Ziggler’s back for a two count. Owens works on Ziggler back. Owens stomps on Ziggler. Owens whips Ziggler into the corner and Ziggler fells down. Owens works on Ziggler’s wrist and gets a two count. Owens taunts Ziggler. Ziggler tries to regain momentum, but Owens plants Ziggler with a DDT for a two count.
Owens got Ziggler in a headlock. Ziggler escapes. Owens charges towards Ziggler and runs arm first into the ring post. Ziggler gains momentum and attempts a neckbreaker and Owens gets out. Ziggler with a sunset flip and a backslide for a two count. Ziggler lands a massive DDT on Owens for a two count. Owens sends Ziggler out of the ring. Owens gives Ziggler a fall away slam in the barricade. Owens launches Ziggler to the time keeper’s area. The referee begins the count and Ziggler gets back in the ring at 8. Owens shows frustration. Owens sets up for a super kick and connects which leads to Ziggler rolling to the outside. Owens goes to pick up Ziggler and Ryback comes out. Ryback chargers toward the ring and starts brawling with Owens which causes the disqualification. Ryback gives Owens a big spinebuster. Ryback goes for the shell shock and Owens escapes and runs up the ramp.
Winner: Kevin Owens by DQ in 10:13
Alicia said that Nikki looks so hot. Brie tries to warn Nikki, but Nikki charges into the room. Nikki opens up a bottle of wine. Nikki sees that nobody shows up for the party. Brie and Alicia apologizes. Brie and Alicia says that they will make it up. Nikki looks around the room and Team PCB come from behind. Charlotte goes on to remind Nikki that if she gets disqualified, counted out or whatever she will lose the Divas Championship. Charlotte says that after Sunday she will have enough left overs to pick your spirits up. Nikki gets up and knocks down a bunch of bottles. Adam Rose shows up and says that Nikki’s party is horrible. Nikki throws cake at Rose, but lands on Brie and Alicia. Nikki screams good she glad that this happen to them. Nikki storms out of the room.
Summer Rae and Dolph Ziggler Backstage Segment:
Summer thanks Ziggler for the gift on Monday. Ziggler said let’s bygones be bygones. Summer said that the gift was pretty expensive. Ziggler said that it was only a rose. Ziggler tells Summer that she deserves it, and said that sometimes a gift can mean more than it appears and walks away.
Fifth Match: Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose vs. WWE world heavyweight champion Seth Rollins and Sheamus
Sheamus rants at the crowd about respecting the hawk and that he does not look stupid. Rollins laughs at him. Sheamus enters the ring and Ambrose roll him up for two count. Clothesline and punches by Ambrose, running kick follows and then a clothesline by Reigns. Rollins in and he gets sent to the floor. Ambrose teases a dive, allowing Reigns to take out Rollins and then for Ambrose to hit a dive onto Sheamus. Rollins works over Ambrose, they got the heat with the commercial as Sheamus beat him down on the floor. Ambrose tries to fight back, but eats the Flatliner into the corner. Side back breaker by Rollins follows and the cover gets a two count. Sheamus tags in, works over Ambrose a bit, hits a suplex and talks smack to Rollins. Ambrose gets a small package and that gets two count, but Sheamus then takes his head off with a clothesline. Rollins tags in, lays the boots to Ambrose and then delivers rights in the corner. Corner charge by Rollins follows, and then slams him to his corner.
Sheamus back in, and works the chinlock. Sheamus tries for a powerbomb, but Ambrose hits a hurricanrana and Sheamus falls to the floor. Sheamus back in, but a neck breaker by Ambrose connects and he then gets the hot tag to Reigns. Rollins also gets the tag and reigns works him over with rights, clotheslines and the Samoan drop. Rollins gets a small package, but Reigns escapes. Roll up by Reigns, and then he connects with the one armed powerbomb. Rollins then stuns reigns off the ropes and kicks Reigns in the face, and Sheamus wants the tag. He lied and gave Rollins the old crocodile arms and dropped to the floor. Rollins tried to steal the case, they argued and Rollins snuck in a tag on Sheamus. Ambrose hit a dive on Sheamus, tossed him back in and he ate a Superman punch and dirty deeds and was pinned. After the match, Bray Wyatt is on the TitanTron and ask who would be so foolish to be Reigns and Ambrose partner? Wyatt says that it doesn’t matter because in the end of the day they all fall down. Braun Strowman walks up and says run and the show goes off the air.
Winner: Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose in 12:00