During tonight’s WWE WrestleMania 31 main event title match between champion Brock Lesnar and challenger Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins decided to cash in his “Money in the Bank” briefcase, making the match a triple threat contest!
Seth Rollins then pinned Roman Reigns to become the WWE world heavyweight champion! Read the full recap here!
WWE world heavyweight title match: Roman Reigns vs. WWE world heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar
We get a video package for tonight’s main event and out comes Roman Reigns through the crowd as security leads the way. Reigns gets a mixed reaction but nothing too bad until he hits the corners. Reigns looks focused. He cocks back and punches the mat as fireworks go off around the top of Levi’s Stadium. The music finally hits and out next comes WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar to a big pop. Paul Heyman is right behind him.
Pyro explodes as Lesnar walks down the ramp. He enters the ring and we see more pyro and fireworks going off around the stadium. Lilian Garcia does formal ring introductions and Reigns gets mostly boos. Heyman does the introduction for Lesnar and it’s awesome. The bell rings and here we go.
Reigns charges but Lesnar lifts him and takes him to the corner, overpowering him. Lesnar with a big German suplex. Reigns comes back but Lesnar nails a F5 to a big pop, barely a minute into the match. Lesnar doesn’t go for the pin and just looks at Reigns. Lesnar goes to work on him now. Lesnar with a big fisherman’s suplex. The referee checks on Reigns and he’s shaking. Lesnar grabs for another German but Reigns fights back with elbows and right hands. Reigns with two big clotheslines but it doesn’t budge Lesnar. Lesnar ducks the next clothesline and nails a German to a big pop. A cut near Lesnar’s eye is already swelling up. Lesnar beats Reigns down in the corner now. Lesnar with a big back suplex. Lesnar says, “suplex city bitch!” Reigns fights back with huge right hands but Lesnar stops him with a knee to the gut and another German suplex. Lesnar knocks Reigns into the ropes and hits him with big knees. Lesnar with another German, the sixth one according to Lawler.
Lesnar keeps control and drops Reigns over the top rope. Lesnar with a bunch of knees to the head as the referee warns him. Fans chant “this is awesome” now. Lesnar charges and knocks Reigns off the apron, to the floor, with a forearm. The referee counts as Lesnar waits in the ring. Reigns makes it back up at 8. Lesnar charges but Reigns catches him in the head with a knee. Fans boo as Reigns stuns Lesnar. Reigns with kicks. Lesnar catches his leg and clotheslines Reigns hard from the apron to the floor to cut his comeback short. Lesnar follows to the floor and beats Reigns around. Lesnar with more knees before rolling Reigns in. Lesnar with another German that sends Reigns out of the ring. Reigns comes up to the apron but Lesnar brings him back in the ring with a big belly to belly suplex. Lesnar lifts Reigns and drops him with another F5 but Reigns kicks out somehow.
Lesnar takes his gloves off and throws them to the floor. Lesnar lifts Reigns and smacks him. Reigns looks like he’s trying to talk trash but he’s dazed. Lesnar with another big slap. Reigns eggs Lesnar on some more and laughs at him. Lesnar with another German suplex and another. Cole says we’re at 10. Lesnar hits a third F5 and Reigns barely kicks out. Lesnar picks Reigns up and tosses him under the bottom rope to the floor. Lesnar follows to the floor and goes to send Reigns into the ring post but Reigns counters and sends Lesnar into it. Heyman is dropping blood now and Heyman sees it. Lesnar stumbles and goes down to one knee as the referee counts. Heyman tells him to hold up but Lesnar barely makes it in at 9. A bloody Lesnar gets to his feet and Reigns nails the Superman punch. Lesnar doesn’t go all the way down and stumbles against the ropes. Reigns hits another Superman punch that knocks Lesnar to his knee and into the corner. Lesnar catches Reigns in the air for a German but Reigns fights out with headbutts to the open wound. Reigns with another Superman punch. Reigns with a spear. Lesnar goes to the corner but gets hit with another spear for a very close 2 count.
They get up and Lesnar catches Reigns in a F5 as the crowd pops. Seth Rollins’ music hits and out he comes. He’s cashing in Money In the Bank.
Rollins knocks Reigns out of the ring and goes to Lesnar. Rollins nails a Curb Stomp and waits for him to get back up. Lesnar catches him in the F5 but Reigns hits them with a spear. Rollins with a Curb Stomp on Reigns for the win and the title.
Winner and new WWE world heavyweight champion: Seth Rollins
– After the bell, the crowd goes nuts as Rollins begins his celebration. We go to replays. We come back with fireworks going off as Rollins celebrates with his WWE World Heavyweight Title.