WWE Clash Of Champions: Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens Vs. Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura (Special Refs)

Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn vs. Shinsuke Nakamura and Randy Orton

We go to the ring and out comes out first special referee, SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon. SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan is out next as the second special referee for this match. Shinsuke Nakamura is out first for his team, followed by Randy Orton. Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens are out next. Per the stipulations, Owens and Zayn will be fired from all of WWE if they lose this match.

There's already some confusion between Bryan and Shane as the bell rings. Sami talks trash to Orton as they start things off. They lock up and Orton takes it to the corner. They break and lock up again. Orton takes Sami down with a headlock. The "ole!" chants start up. Orton drops Sami with a shoulder and goes for a cover. Bryan and Shane count the pin at the same time for a 2 count but it appears they weren't counting at the same pace. Owens calls them out. Sami takes Orton to the corner and works him over. Shane gets in between of them and warns Sami. Orton with a kick out of the corner. Orton drops Sami and takes control. Nakamura tags in to a pop.

The WWE Network feed cuts out but comes back to fans doing dueling chants as Sami and Nakamura trade holds. Sami gets to the rope and breaks a hold as Bryan does the count. Owens tags in and unloads on Nakamura in the corner. Shane warns him. Bryan gets in between as Owens argues with Shane. Nakamura goes for a shot but Owens capitalizes and takes him to the corner. Nakamura turns it around in the corner and works Owens over. Nakamura takes Owens down and drops a knee for a pin attempt. Shane and Bryan went for the pin at the same time again. They have a few words.

Orton tags in and works Owens over, taking him back to the corner. Orton blocks a counter and clotheslines Owens for a pin attempt. Shane and Bryan both try to count the pin again. They have words and both agree to take one side of the ring. Orton drops Sami but Owens superkicks Orton to the mat. Owens with a 2 count on Orton as Bryan counts. Owens yells for him to do his damn job. Sami comes back in and keeps control of Orton in the corner. Sami with chops and trash talking. Orton with a big uppercut out of the corner, dropping Sami. Owens tags back in and goes right to work on Orton with offense. Owens unloads in the corner, and has words with both referees. Sami tags back in and keeps up the attack on Orton. Owens gets a "yep!" chant going as Sami keeps Orton grounded.

Orton slams Sami over the top rope and he goes down. Owens tags in and stops Orton from tagging in, knocking Nakamura on the apron. Owens with a senton to Orton for a 2 count as Shane makes the count. Owens wants Bryan to count. Owens keeps Orton down with a headlock now. Orton fights free and rocks Owens. Owens fights back. Sami tags back in and keeps the attack going. Orton tries to fight to his corner for a tag but Sami stops him. Orton with a back suplex to drop Sami.

Owens and Nakamura go at it now. Nakamura unloads with kicks. Nakamura with knees now and a forearm shot to Sami. Nakamura charges Owens in he corner and unloads more. Nakamura with Good Vibrations in the corner to Owens. Nakamura places Owens over the top and delivers the high knee to the ribs. Nakamura with a 2 count. Nakamura ducks a shot from Owens and misses a kick but comes right back with another kick to drop Owens for a 2 count. Owens ends up blocking the reverse exploder suplex. More back and forth between the two. Nakamura ends up getting the triangle applied on Owens in the middle of the ring. Shane and Bryan check on Owens, who turns it into a pin. Bryan and Shane argue about the pin. Owens drops Nakamura with a superkick for a 2 count. Sami tags in and knocks Orton off the apron. Sami goes for a Helluva Kick on Nakamura but Nakamura kicks him instead. Sami comes right back with a Blue Thunderbomb on Nakamura for a close 2 count.

Owens tags in and they double team Nakamura. Owens covers for a 2 count but Orton breaks the pin. Orton beats on Owens but Sami runs in and stops him. Sami sends Orton out to the floor. Fans chant for Nakamura. Owens goes for another senton but Nakamura gets his knees up. Orton and Sami tag in at the same time. Orton unloads with clotheslines. Sami avoids the powerslam. Orton comes right back with a big overhead toss. Sami drops Orton over the top rope as Orton tries to bring him in from the apron. Sami goes to the top but Orton crotches him by taking his legs out. Bryan warns Orton that wasn't legal. Orton climbs up for a superplex but Sami fights him. Orton hits a big superplex. Owens pulls Orton to the floor and sends him into the steel ring steps.

Nakamura runs over and unloads on Owens at ringside. Nakamura sends Owens into the barrier. Nakamura with kicks against the barrier now. Sami makes the save. Bryan and Shane try to restore things at ringside now, telling the legal men to return to the ring. Sami and Owens double team Nakamura on the floor now. Sami and Owens take apart the announce table and the referees are letting it go. Sami and Owens clear two announce tables and bring Nakamura on top. Nakamura is laid flat on his back. Owens jumps from one announce table to the other, putting Nakamura through the table with a Frogsplash. Fans chant "holy s--t" now.

Shane checks on Nakamura as we get replays. Sami returns to the ring but Orton catches him in a powerslam. Shane and Bryan are both back in the ring now. Orton with the second rope draping DDT on Sami. Orton drops down and readies for the RKO. Shane looks excited. Orton nails the RKO on Sami in the middle of the ring. Shane goes for the pin but Owens comes in and pushes Bryan back onto Shane. Shane and Bryan argue now.

Orton gets up staring at Bryan as Shane and Bryan are still arguing. Owens comes from behind but Orton drops him with the RKO. Sami rolls Bryan up for a close 2 count. They trade roll ups and pin attempts. Shane screws Sami and gets on Bryan's side of the ring to stop a count as fans boo. Bryan and Shane argue in each others faces now. They get a little physical with each other. Fans pop. Orton grabs Sami from behind for the RKO but Sami rolls Orton up. Bryan counts the pin. Shane tries to stop it but Bryan makes a fast 3 count to end the match.

Winners: Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens

After the match, Owens and Sami celebrate on the ramp as we go to replays. We come back to what looks like the crowd chanting "yep!" for Owens and Sami. Bryan looks on from the bottom of the ramp while Owens and Sami celebrate on the ramp. Shane is in the ring with Orton and Nakamura. We go to more replays of the controversy. Owens and Sami taunt Shane as he looks on from the ring.

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