Roman Reigns came out first while Greg Hamilton did the introduction. WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins was out next for this non-title match. The BeastSlayer got some pyro for his entrance. Reigns’ here to secure the first Draft pick for SmackDown while Rollins was fighting to earn the first pick for RAW. Rollins made his entrance while the announcers hyped tonight’s show.
However, they locked up to start. Reigns dropped Rollins first with a shoulder. Rollins came back and took Reigns down with a headlock, then a quick pin attempt. We got a stalemate while they sized each other up. They locked up again and tangled into the corner. The referee broke them up, and Rollins rolled Reigns for a two count. Reigns ended up on the floor.
Rollins dropkicked him through the ropes. He ran the ropes for a suicide dive, but Reigns met him at the ropes with a forearm. They traded blocks at the apron and the floor. Reigns returned to the ring. Rollins came back in and got in Reigns’ face while they had words. Rollins hit a big right hand out of nowhere. Reigns rocked Rollins back while the tension built between the two. Rollins unloaded with strikes in the center of the ring.
Reigns delivered a big clothesline. He sent Rollins over the top rope to the floor. Reigns avoided a Stomp and rolled Rollins up for a two count. He fired up for a powerbomb and a two count. Rollins blocked a Superman Punch and went on to send Reigns to the floor. He hit a suicide dive and another shot to send Reigns into the announce table. Rollins brought it back in and springboarded at Reigns with a flying knee. He climbed to the top and hit a big Frogsplash, but Reigns kicked out at two.
Further, Reigns and Rollins traded more big moves and counters. Rollins went for a Buckle Bomb and hit it. Reigns came right out of the corner with a big Superman Punch and a two count. He went for a Spear, but Rollins connected with the big block, a modified Pedigree. Rollins covered, but Reigns kicked out at two. Suddenly, the lights went out, and the menacing sound started up.
“The Fiend” appeared from under the ring, through a hole in the middle. Wyatt attacked Rollins with the Mandible Claw and dragged him through the mat, under the ring. The lights came back up some, and we saw Rollins scrambling to get back into the ring. Rollins was face-down in the ring, recovering while Wyatt peeked up from the hole in the ring. The lights went out and came back on while Wyatt was standing on the ramp. Wyatt’s laugh echoed around the arena.
We got a look at the FOX WWE Draft War Room with executives and others going over potential picks. In addition, we got a look at the USA Network Draft War Room.