- We go back to the panel to discuss tonight's show. Mathews leads us to a video for tonight's main event.
No Holds Barred Elimination Match: The Shield vs. Evolution
The bell rings and everyone starts brawling. Ambrose and Orton, Rollins and Triple H, Batista and Reigns. Reigns and Batista fight out to the floor. They tumble over the barrier and into the crowd. HHH decks Rollins in the ring. Orton and Ambrose are also in the crowd. Rollins sends HHH out to the floor. Rollins sends HHH over the barrier and now everyone is out in the crowd. Rollins leaps off the barrier and onto HHH, also knocking a fan back in his chair. Ambrose and Orton have brawled back in front of the announcers now.
Batista and Reigns have also fought back to ringside. Batista gets sent hard into the steps. Everyone makes it back onto the ring now. Reigns and Batista are the legal men. Rollins tags in for a bit of double teaming. Rollins keeps up the attack on Batista and beats him down in the corner. Batista counters and sends Rollins hard into the corner for a 2 count. Orton tags in and keeps control of Rollins. Rollins ducks a clothesline and nails a dropkick on Orton for 2. Ambrose tags in and they hit a double suplex on Orton. More double teaming on Orton. Ambrose with stomps to the mid-section. Ambrose with a submission now. Ambrose with a 2 count. Reigns tags in for some double teaming on Orton. Orton fights back and tags in Batista. Reigns runs over him with a clothesline. Reigns drops an elbow for a 2 count. Reigns with a headbutt now. Ambrose tags back in. Batista catches him with a big spinebuster for a 2 count.
HHH comes in and works over Ambrose. Ambrose counter and tags in Reigns to a big pop. Reigns and HHH stare each other down. They lock up and Reigns drops HHH with a big shoulder. HHH with a kick to the gut and some more shots. Reigns with a big back drop and another clothesline. Reigns works on HHH's arm now. Ambrose tags back in and they keep HHH down. Ambrose with a shoulder thrust in the corner and another tag to Rollins. Rollins with a big splash on HHH. Rollins with a trios of suplexes for a 2 count. Ambrose comes back in for more double teaming on HHH. Ambrose with a nasty back splash in the corner and another 2 count on HHH. Ambrose comes off the top but HHH catches him. Batista tags in and sends Ambrose flying into the fan barrier. Batista stomps away on Ambrose on the floor. Batista drops Ambrose over the barrier and brings him back in the ring as a "Bootista" chant breaks out. Batista with a boot to the head. HHH comes over and they double team Ambrose on the apron. Batista with a 2 count. Orton tags back in and keeps Ambrose down. Ambrose fights back but Orton slams his head into the mat for a 2 count. Orton with stomps to the gut.
HHH tags back in and keeps up the attack on Ambrose until HHH gets sent over the top and lands hard on the floor. HHH comes back in and stops Ambrose from tagging. HHH with a jawbreaker. Ambrose fires right back with a big clothesline. Reigns and Batista come in. Reigns decks Orton and Batista. Reigns unloads on Batista and nails a big clothesline in the corner. Reigns takes out Orton and HHH. Reigns goes outside and runs around, nailing the apron dropkick to Batista's head. Reigns with a Superman punch on Batista. Reigns covers but Orton breaks the pin at 2. A big brawl breaks out again. HHH and Ambrose go to the floor. Rollins follows. HHH sends Rollins into the barrier and over it, into the crowd. Ambrose also goes down. HHH and Rollins brawl into another tech/production area. Ambrose and Orton also fight into the crowd. Rollins leaps off a production case but HHH knocks him out of mid-air with a piece of sheet metal or something. At ringside, Reigns lays out Batista. Reigns takes apart the Spanish announce table but Orton hits him from behind. HHH sends Reigns into the steel steps. Orton continues taking apart the Spanish table. HHH takes apart the main announcers table. All of The Shield is down in various parts of the arena. Evolution takes Reigns at ringside and hits the triple powerbomb through the Spanish table.
Evolution poses at ringside and mocks The Shield. Ambrose runs over out of nowhere and takes them out. Rollins appears next and leaps onto them. Ambrose and Rollins beat Evolution down. Batista sends Rollins into the barrier and HHH sends Ambrose into the barrier. Evolution takes back control and beats Ambrose and Rollins up towards the entrance. Reigns is still down at ringside. HHH with steel chair shots for Ambrose and Rollins. Orton back drops Ambrose on top of a chair that's been set up. HHH drops a chair flat on the ground and drops Rollins on top of it with a Pedigree. We see Reigns has rolled back into the ring. Evolution sees this and head back to the ring to surround him. Batista enters while Orton and HHH watch from the apron. Batista nails a spinebuster on Reigns. Orton stomps him. Orton and HHH rip Reigns' vest off as Batista brings part of the steel steps in. Orton slides some kendo sticks in. HHH slams Reigns' face into the steps. Another shot from Orton. HHH holds Reigns down over the steps as Orton and Batista beat him over the back with kendo sticks. HHH gets in some shots also. They whip Reigns repeatedly in the back with kendo sticks. Fans boo Evolution. Orton brings another chair in. Reigns with a Superman punch on Orton but he gets beat right back down. More chair shots for Reigns as he rolls back out of the ring.
HHH beats Reigns up to the entrance with a chair. Ambrose attacks Evolution but they beat him down. Orton drops Ambrose on the concrete with a draping DDT from a piece of the set. Suddenly we see Rollins up on top of the set. He leaps down and splashes onto Evolution and Reigns, taking them all out. Rollins crawls back to the ring as Evolution follows, also crawling. Batista hits the ring and runs into a big boot. Reigns comes off the second rope but Batista spears him in mid-air. Batista goes for a Batista Bomb but Rollins counters onto his feet. Reigns comes in and spears Batista. Rollins covers for the pin. Batista is eliminated.
Fans sing "goodbye" to Batista. Orton drops Rollins with a RKO but Reigns breaks the pin at 2. Orton goes for a draping DDT on Reigns but Ambrose stops it with a steel chair to the back. Ambrose drops Orton onto a chair with Dirty Deeds for the pin. Orton is eliminated.
HHH hits a low blow on Ambrose. Reigns nails a Superman punch on HHH, breaking up a Pedigree attempt. Batista comes back in and spears Reigns. Fans boo this. We see Orton slide a sledgehammer to Triple H. HHH decks Ambrose with the sledgehammer. HHH waits but Rollins leaps off the top and staggers him. Reigns nails a spear on HHH for the win.
Winners: The Shield
- After the match, The Shield works to get to their feet but are struggling. We go to replays. Reigns puts his boot on Triple H's chest and The Shield stands over him as Payback goes off the air.
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