Randy Orton came out first to the ring for tonight’s non-title main event and out first comes. His opponents, RAW Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders – Erik and Ivar were out next. Orton walked around the ring and waited for his partner. The music hit and WWE’s Superhero, Ricochet came out to join forces with The Viper. Ricochet and Erik started things off. Erik manhandled Ricochet off some. He tackled Ricochet and powered up, and then down.
Ricochet countered some moves and hit a dropkick. Erik went to the floor to regroup. Ricochet got caught by Erik, but Orton made the save from behind on the floor. Orton, besides, took out Ivar as he came over to get involved. Ricochet and Orton went at it with Erik. Erik levelled Ricochet with a huge strike, but Orton slammed Erik back-first on the apron. The camera cut backstage to Dolph Ziggler, Robert Roode, King Baron Corbin and other SmackDown Superstars attacking RAW Superstars.
Cedric Alexander flew into the fight, but Roode and Ziggler beat him down. After the break, Orton had Erik grounded in the middle of the ring. More back and forth as Erik got an opening. Ricochet springboarded in and missed Ivar as he charged in. More counters between the two. Ricochet hit an enziguri. Ivar ducked and springboarded back with a big back elbow on Ricochet. He rocked Orton of the apron and launched Ricochet to the floor.
Ivar ran the ropes for a huge dive to Orton and Ricochet on the floor. He brought Orton back in the ring and launched Ricochet at the barrier. Orton kicked Ivar and hit the second rope draping DDT to him. Fans popped while Orton was standing tall and then hitting the mat. Finally, the SmackDown music hit and Blue Brand’s locker room came out. So, the referee called the match.
Result: No Contest
After the bell, SmackDown continued dominating the red brand Superstars. The Viking Raiders pulled some SmackDown stars to the floor while the brawl kept going. The only ones in the ring were Orton, Ricochet and The Viking Raiders. The SmackDown regrouped at ringside. Further, NXT Superstars Tommaso Ciampa, Matt Riddle, Keith Lee, Pete Dunne, NXT Cruiserweight Champion Lio Rush, and others run down. They destroyed the blue team at ringside, all while Orton, Ricochet and The Vikings watch from the ring.
Team NXT and Team RAW faced off. More Black & Gold brand’s Superstars came from the crowd and surrounded the ring. Team NXT attacked, but Ricochet and Orton delivered an RKO and a Recoil. Thus, a huge brawl broke out now. Seth Rollins’ music hit as he ran down, along with The OC, Humberto Carrillo, The Street Profits and others. There’s a huge tri-brand brawl breaking out all over the arena.
Moreover, Triple H appeared on the big screen from backstage. He said this is just the beginning because in 6 days. We will finish this at Survivor Series and prove that NXT is the premiere brand. Triple H said until then, Wednesday night on NXT the “doors will be wide open.” The Game invited everyone to bring what they want and show which brand they’re fighting for. The huge tri-brand brawl continued and out of the ring with a few dozen Superstars going at it. RAW finally went off the air.