Daniel Bryan’s go to to Uncooked beneath the wild card rule led to him going through Seth Rollins for his Common championship.
Bryan technically had two photographs on the gold, together with his first effort coming to a fast conclusion when his tag-team companion – and fellow SmackDown tag champion – Rowan pressured a disqualification end with a Claw Slam onto the apron on Rollins.
That led to an almighty melee which noticed opponents from each manufacturers scrap it out in a fierce ringside brawl, with The New Day and The Usos providing help to Rollins and The Revival, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn doing likewise for the self-styled ‘planet’s champion’.
With the mud exhibiting no indicators of settling, all the interlopers have been ejected to the locker room – together with Rowan – and the match was restarted as a one-on-one contest.
After some very good motion, Rollins ultimately hit a Stomp to complete off Bryan solely to search out himself on the receiving finish of a chair shot from his Stomping Grounds opponent Baron Corbin as he made his departure.
Ricochet wins US title shot
Ricochet will face Samoa Joe for his United States title at Stomping Grounds on Sunday evening after profitable a deadly five-way on Uncooked.
Braun Strowman was in dominant temper within the match, eliminating Cesaro after slamming Bobby Lashley onto him after which additionally despatching Lashley himself following a trademark powerslam.
The heels then teamed as much as assist Ricochet give Strowman a 630 splash and pin him earlier than then used the identical technique to take out The Miz and safe his alternative.
The previous NXT star was even in a position to put an exclamation mark on his victory, wiping out the champion Samoa Joe with a dive to the skin after he had tried a post-match assault.
Cross & Bliss fall brief in title bid
The IIconics made a uncommon defence of the ladies’s tag-team titles, and towards a pairing of fairly well-established superstars too, in Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross.
SmackDown girls’s champion Bayley – who will face Bliss at Stomping Grounds – was at ringside, and made her presence felt by struggling with Bliss to permit Billie Kay to roll up Cross for the win.
After the match, Cross’ rage with Bayley was clear for all to see, and he or she made the vow to be in Bliss’ nook for the Sunday evening showdown between the 2 girls on the pay-per-view.