We go to the ring and out first comes Seth Rollins to a big pop. Fans start booing before the music even hits and out next comes Roman Reigns, making his return to WWE TV from the Wellness Policy suspension. WWE Champion Dean Ambrose is out next to a pop. We get formal ring introductions from JoJo.
The bell rings and a big "Roman sucks" chant starts. Rollins laughs. He suggests they meet in the middle of the ring for a Shield-style fist bump. Reigns drives Rollins out of the ring with a shoulder. Rollins runs around and Ambrose stops him from re-entering. Reigns sends Rollins into the barrier and back in. Rollins ducks Ambrose but Reigns clotheslines him to the floor. Ambrose rolls Reigns up from behind for a 2 count. They face off now. More back and forth now. Reigns ends up doing the same thing, rolling Ambrose up from behind. Ambrose goes for Dirty Deeds but Reigns blocks it and they trade shots in the middle of the ring.
Rollins comes back in and unloads on Reigns with stomps in the corner. Reigns runs into a Rollins boot. Rollins comes off the ropes but Reigns catches him. Ambrose dropkicks them both and covers Reigns for a quick attempt. Reigns works Ambrose over in the corner now. Ambrose turns it around and goes cray with punches and kicks. Rollins pulls Ambrose off and drops his back over the knee. Rollins sends Reigns to the floor and covers Ambrose for a 2 count. Rollins keeps control of Ambrose now. Ambrose tries to come back but Rollins drops his face into the middle turnbuckle. Reigns with a Drive By on Rollins out of nowhere. Reigns sends Rollins into the apron and the barricade. Ambrose leaps out to the floor and takes Reigns down. Rollins with a knee to Ambrose's face from the apron.
Rollins launches Ambrose into the steel steps and Reigns into the barrier. Rollins charges but Reigns dumps him into the timekeeper's area. Ambrose runs across the announce tables and lands on both opponents. Ambrose brings Reigns back over the barrier and they go into the ring. Ambrose comes off the top with a missile dropkick on Reigns. Ambrose charges in the corner and then hits the running bulldog. Ambrose goes to the top for a big elbow drop for a 2 count. Rollins with a Frogsplash on Ambrose out of nowhere for a 2 count. Rollins goes for a Pedigree on Reigns but it's blocked. Rollins tries to roll Reigns up but Reigns picks him up and drops him with rights. Reigns with big shots in the corner as fans boo. Ambrose runs into a Reigns clothesline. Reigns with a tilt-a-whirl slam on Rollins. Reigns floors Ambrose with a Superman punch and then one for Rollins. Reigns stands tall and fans boo. Reigns readies for a spear but Ambrose and Rollins avoid it. This leads to all three men getting knocked down in the middle of the ring.
They get up and continue trading shots. Fans cheer as Reigns gets double teamed. They drop Reigns and a "yes!" chant starts. They go for a Shield-style powerbomb but Reigns fights out. Reigns gets sent to the floor in front of the announcers. Ambrose runs the ropes and nails a big dive. Rollins runs the ropes and leaps out onto Reigns as well. We see the RAW locker room and SmackDown locker room watching backstage. Ambrose and Rollins take apart the Spanish announce table. They go to powerbomb Reigns through the table and they hit it to a big pop. Rollins grabs a steel chair and smacks Ambrose over the back with it. Rollins with a chair shot to the back of Reigns now.
Ambrose blocks a Pedigree and a turnbuckle powerbomb in the ring. Ambrose goes to the top but Rollins cuts him off with a superplex and an immediate driver for a close 2 count. Stephanie cheers Rollins on as Foley watches from behind her. Ambrose blocks a Pedigree. Rollins blocks a launch into the corner. They end up top again. Reigns runs over and powerbombs Ambrose to the mat. Reigns kicks Rollins as he jumps off the top. Reigns with a sitdown powerbomb on Rollins for a close 2 count. Ambrose blocks a Superman punch. Reigns blocks Dirty Deeds. Reigns goes for a Razor's Edge but Ambrose rolls him up for 2. Reigns with a right and a Superman punch. Ambrose goes to the floor. Rollins with a Pedigree on Reigns for a very close 2 count. Reigns blocks another Pedigree attempt but Rollins powerbombs him into the corner. Reigns comes right back with a Superman punch and a spear. Reigns goes for the pin but Ambrose runs in and hits Dirty Deeds on him for the win.
Winner: Dean Ambrose
After the match, Ambrose celebrates with the WWE Title. The SmackDown roster, including John Cena, comes to the ring to celebrate with Ambrose, Bryan and Shane. Foley and Stephanie watch from ringside and don't look happy. The Usos lift Ambrose up on their shoulders and the celebration continues as Battleground goes off the air.