Thanks to Marty Thomas for the following report from Friday night's WWE live event in Pensacola, Florida at the Pensacola Bay Civic Center:

* Rusev defeated Jack Swagger by submission in a hot opener. Lana was even hotter and got heat from the crowd. Hopefully it's this good on pay-per-view.

* Damien Sandow faced Adam Rose in a dance off, as voted by the fans. Sandow was dressed as a beach bum. Sandow attacked Rose while he was twerking but Rose fought back. Unfortunately Rose was very over.

* Damien Sandow cried foul and issued an open challenge. The Great Khali came out and squashed him.

* Sheamus defeated Cesaro and Dolph Ziggler in a Triple Threat to retain the US Championship.

* Dean Ambrose defeated Seth Rollins by disqualification when Rollins used his briefcase. Great back and forth match, both got big reactions.

* The Usos defeated Ryback & Curtis Axel and Erick Rowan & Luke Harper to retain the WWE Tag Team Championship. Another awesome match between these teams. The Usos got a huge hometown pop and were on fire during the whole match. This was my match of the night.

* Paige, Summer Rae and Nikki Bella defeated Layla, Rosa Mendes and Alicia Fox when Paige made Alicia submit. Not bad for a Divas match, Nikki and Paige seemed to get good reactions.

* Roman Reigns got a massive hometown pop and defeated Kane in a Last Man Standing match. Reigns and Kane tore it up but the crowd made this one helluva main event. Rollins ran down and nailed Reigns but Ambrose made the save and they brawled away. Reigns got the win after spearing Kane through a table. Reigns cut a post-match promo and called out fellow hometown stars The Usos. They talked about representing Pensacola and the 850 everywhere they go. They did a "850" chant and got a big hometown pop to send the fans home happy.

Great show and the crowd was hot the entire night. I'd say 80% full, a mixed crowd but with several families and kids in attendance.

Biggest Pops: Roman Reigns, The Usos, Dean Ambrose, Adam Rose, Jack Swagger

Biggest Heat: Seth Rollins, Rusev, Damien Sandow, Kane (no reaction at all just about)

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