We go to the ring and out comes WWE United States Champion Dean Ambrose. Out next comes Rob Van Dam as fans are still finding their seats.
They lock up and go at it. Ambrose drops RVD first and the fans boo. Ambrose acts cocky and mocks RVD. More boos from the fans. They lock up again and Ambrose takes RVD to the mat. They trade holds and RVD drops Ambrose with a shoulder and then a big kick. RVD does the shoulder point in Ambrose's face and the fans chant along with him. More back and forth. RVD with a big clothesline and another takedown into a headlock.
Ambrose takes RVD to the corner but he turns it around. RVD with forearm shots. RVD runs into a big knee in the corner and goes down. Ambrose takes his time and covers for a 2 count. Ambrose with a neckbreaker and another pin attempt. Ambrose keeps RVD on the mat as the fans chant for him. Ambrose with a double dropkick to the chest and more trash talking. 2 count by Ambrose. RVD comes back with a pair of clotheslines and a super kick. RVD with a crossbody for 2. Back and forth in the corner. RVD slams Ambrose and goes for the split legged moonsault but Ambrose gets his knees up. Ambrose with a clothesline and a 2 count.
RVD comes back with more offense and goes to the top for the frogsplash. The Shield music hits and here comes Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns through the crowd. Ambrose rolls out to the floor. Mark Henry's music hits and here he comes to join RVD. Big Show's music hits next and here he comes. We cut to a WWE 2K14 promo.
The match is back on as Show and Henry are outside of the ring as well as Rollins and Reigns. Ambrose with a 2 count. Ambrose with another hold, keeping RVD grounded. RVD gets tossed to the floor. Show and Henry make sure Rollins and Reigns leave RVD alone. Ambrose comes out but RVD counters with a suplex on the floor. RVD drops Ambrose on top of the barrier and goes to the apron. RVD does the shoulder point and hits a big kick from the apron to Ambrose on the barrier. RVD brings Ambrose back in and goes to the top with a senton for a close 2 count. Reigns pulls RVD's leg as he runs the ropes. Ambrose tries to attack from behind but RVD pins him with a unique pin for a 2 count. Ambrose with a big spinebuster for 2. Ambrose with more offense. He goes to the top and comes crashing down but RVD moves. RVD goes for the frogsplash but goes to kick Rollins on the apron instead. Ambrose rolls RVD up from behind for a close 2 count. Ambrose runs into an elbow in the corner. RVD with more offense and Rolling Thunder. RVD nails the frogsplash but Reigns spears him for the DQ.
Winner by DQ: Rob Van Dam
- After the match, Show and Henry hit the ring but The Shield escapes through the crowd.
- The panelists talk about the match. HBK says RVD isn't done and has his eye on the United States Title. Vickie is leaving the panel to go get ready for tonight.
- We go back to Renee Young at the social media command center.
- We're live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles as SummerSlam host The Miz kicks off the pay-per-view. Summer Rae and Fandango end up coming out to dance on the stage as Miz welcomes us. We go to an opening promo video.
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