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A limo pulls up backstage and Vince McMahon comes out of it. He has the driver fix a smudge on the limo and makes his way into the arena.
Braun Strowman's music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Braun says Brock has always been afraid of him. Brock was constantly looking over his shoulders at Summerslam when he was about to cash in Money In The Bank. He says Corbin had to save Brock at Crown Jewel to beat him. Braun says he's all healed up and he will take the Universal title from Brock. Corbin interrupts but Braun mocks him for getting fired. Corbin mocks Braun for losing to Brock in under 5 minutes and tells him he will never beat Brock. Corbin says he will win the Royal Rumble and main event Wrestlemania. Braun chases Corbin backstage. Braun searches backstage and throws one of the Singh Brothers over a table. Braun continues to chase him down. Elias sings backstage about Braun chasing down Corbin. Braun comes up to him and Elias says Corbin is at the limo. Braun heads towards it, throws the limo driver out, grabs a pipe and smashes the limo window. Braun rips the door off and Corbin runs out of the limo. Vince McMahon stops Braun and gives him a dirty look as he sees the condition of the limo.
Braun tries putting the door back on the limo but it falls apart again. Vince yells at him and gives him a fine of 100,000 dollars. Braun says this piece of crap limo is not worth that. VInce says he is out of the Universal title match at the Royal Rumble. Braun gets angry and flips over the limo.
Ronda Rousey and Sasha Banks vs. Nia Jax and Tamina
Banks and Nia start off. Nia asks for Ronda to come in. Banks lands right hands to Nia and attacks her in the corner. Banks continues her momentum and gets a head lock on Nia. Banks lands a knee to the face of Nia. Ronda gets tagged in but Nia stops her momentum. Tamina comes in and continues the attack. Ronda gets Tamina and tries to go to the arm bar but Nia pulls Tamina out of the ring. Banks takes out Nia off the apron outside. Back from commercial, Nia has Banks in a bear hug. Nia picks up Banks for a powerbomb and plants her down. Banks kicks out of it. Nia has a chin lock applied on Banks. Banks gets out with a jaw breaker but Nia lands a elbow to her in the face. Tamina continues the attack but gets rolled up and Tamina kicks out at 2. Tamina prevents Sasha from making a tag and knocks Ronda off the apron. Sasha fights back as Tamina accidentally knocks Nia off the apron and Sasha gets her in the Banks Statement for the win.
Winners: Ronda Rousey and Sasha Banks.
Ronda says it was an honor teaming with Sasha tonight and it will be a pleasure to tap out Sasha at the Rumble. Sasha takes offense to that and says she will face any woman any size anywhere. Sasha says she will beat her with class. Sasha says she will make Ronda tap out and become the Raw Women's Champion. Ronda comes up to Sasha on the ramp and tries to apologize for what she said but Sasha trash talks her and walks away.
Tag Teams wait by Mr. McMahon's door and Jerry Lawler exits from the door.
Ronda and Sasha argue backstage. Natalya and Bayley break them up. Natalya and Bayley argue who was out of line between the two. The Riott Squad comes up to them and mocks them. Ruby challenges them to a 6 woman tag tonight and Nattie accepts.
Lucha House Party vs. The Revival
Scott Dawson talks about being screwed last week and the Lucha House Party will pay the price tonight. Kalisto and Wilder start off and Wilder hip tosses Kalisto. Kalisto fires back with hip tosses and chops to the chest. Metalik comes in and they double team Wilder. Wilder makes a tag to Dawson as Kalisto is in control but gets kicked by Dawson. Dawson is in control and lands a snap suplex on Kalisto. While the action is going on, numerous superstars get interviewed on who will be the one to face Brock at the Royal Rumble including EC3. Back to the match, Metalik builds momentum and takes them on. Both teams go back and forth. Dawson lands a vicious DDT, covers Metalik, Metalik has his foot on the rope but Wilder knocks the foot off the rope and the ref counts to 3.
Winners: The Revival.
Vince McMahon comes out of the office and gets interviewed. He says he is going out to the ring to address the audience.
Vince McMahon's music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Vince is about to speak until John Cena's music hits. Cena comes out and makes his way to the ring. Cena mentions all the names of big names that left and talks about Vince giving him chance after chance throughout the years. He asks Vince to give him a chance to beat Brock at the Royal RUmble and says he has what no one else has, Ruthless Aggression. Drew McIntyre comes out and says how dare Cena comes out and says he has Ruthless Aggression. He goes up to Vince and Cena and says Cena's time is up and his time is now. Corbin comes out and says his life was threatened earlier and he wants a shot at Brock. Finn Balor comes out and says he is tired of being left out of these things. He says he is the only person here who has been Universal Champion. Vince calls Finn a great competitor but he doesn't know about him. Finn says Vince has never believed in him. Finn calls him stubborn and says he'll show Vince what he is made of. Finn attacks Drew but Drew takes him and Cena out. Vince announces a fatal 4 way match for the winner to face Brock Lesnar for tonight.
Jinder Mahal confronts Vince backstage and says he is upset that he wasn't considered for the fatal 4 way match tonight. He says he would've came to the ring if he wasn't tending to Singh after the Braun attack. Vince says if he beats one of the men in the match tonight he is in the fatal 4 way match. Jinder chooses to face Finn Balor.
The Riott Squad vs. Bayley, Natalya and Nikki Cross
Bayley and Logan start off. Bayley tags Cross. Nikki attacks Logan. Logan tags Liv and Nikki pulls her down by the hair. The Riott Squad enter the ring and Nikki takes on all 3 of them. They attack Nikki outside but Bayley and Nattie land a base ball slide to them. Nikki grabs Ruby, pulls her into the apron and pounds away at her with right hands. Back from commercial, Logan is in control of Bayley until Bayley lands a cross body. Logan fights back and lands a knee to the shoulder of Bayley. Bayley has a roll up on Logan but Logan kicks out. Liv gets tagged in and continues the attack. Bayley tries to kick Liv away but Liv tags Logan and Logan applies a chin lock on her. Bayley fights back but Logan throws her hard into the corner. Bayley counters Logan and bounces her head first on the turnbuckle. Nattie comes in and dominates Logan. Nattie plants her face first, covers but Ruby breaks up the count. Liv gets tagged in and Liv lands a hurricurana on Nattie. Nikki breaks up the pinfall. Nikki gets tagged in and Nikki dives off the top onto Liv. Nikki and Nattie dominate the Riott Squad. Nikki dives off the apron onto Ruby outside. Liv lands a kick to the gut of Nikki. Nikki and Liv go back and forth. Nikki tags Bayley. Nikki hits the Swining FIsherman's Neckbreaker and Bayley lands an elbow off the top on Liv for the win.
Winners: Natalya, Bayley and Nikki Cross.
Jinder Mahal makes his way to the ring for his match with Balor.
Dean Ambrose is shown backstage talking about the wrongs that are being done to him like the fact that he has to defend the Intercontinental title tonight in a triple threat match with Seth Rollins and Bobby Lashley.
Finn Balor vs. Jinder Mahal
Singh distracts Finn during his entrance and Jinder attacks Finn outside. Jinder throws Finn around into the barricade. Jinder throws Finn into the ring and orders the ref to ring the bell but the ref checks on Finn. Finn tells him to start the match, the bell rings but Finn gets kicked in the head. Jinder covers but Finn kicks out at 2. Jinder beats him down and puts him in a chin lock. Jinder whips Balor into the ropes but Finn flips over and lands a drop kick. Finn lands a kick to Jinder on the apron. Finn goes for a kick from the apron but Jinder catches him and plants him face first. Back from commercial, Jinder knees Finn by the throat over and over. Jinder whips Finn hard into the turnbuckle. Jinder has another chin lock applied. Jinder goes for a back suplex but Finn counters into a pin but Jinder kicks out. Jinder gets him into a sleeper hold. Finn nails a jaw breaker to escape and lands a Pele' kick to Jinder. Finn gains momentum and drop kicks Singh off the apron. Finn knocks Jinder to the outside and dives onto him and Singh. Finn lands the Sling Blade and the drop kick into the corner. Finn goes up top and lands the Coup De Grace for the victory.
Winner: Finn Balor.
Lio Rush talks backstage that Bobby is a fighter and he will become the Intercontinental Champion whether anybody likes it or not.
Dean Ambrose makes his way to the ring for the Triple Threat match.
Dean Ambrose vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Seth Rollins - WWE Intercontinental Championship
Seth is interviewed before the match and he says he's going to make the most out of his opportunity to knock Dean's teeth in. He talks about Dean betraying him the night Roman announced that he had leukemia and he will never forgive Dean for that. He says he will take back his Intercontinental Championship.
The bell rings. Seth sends Dean outside the ring and Seth goes after Bobby. Seth drop kicks Bobby out of the ring and cross body's onto him. Seth goes after Dean and cross body's onto him. Bobby comes in and attacks Seth. Dean and Bobby beat Seth down. Bobby lands a suplex on Seth. Dean holds up Seth as Bobby lands a right hand to the mid section of Seth. Dean charges and lands a fore arm to Seth in the corner. Bobby lands his shoulder to the mid section of Seth in the corner. Seth dodges Bobby in the corner and Seth fights off both men. Bobby catches Seth with a spine buster, covers but Dean throws him outside. Seth rolls up Dean but Dean kicks out. Seth tosses Dean outside and lands a suicide dive onto both men. Lio distracts Seth and Seth tries to chase after him. Bobby catches Seth with a spine buster outside. Dean gets caught by Bobby and Bobby throws Dean with a belly to belly. Back from commercial, Bobby has a head lock on Seth. Seth gets out and Dean lands a vicious clothesline on Bobby. Dean and Seth double team Bobby and stomp on him. Both men clothesline Bobby over the top. Dean and Seth grab the steel steps and nail Bobby with it. Dean and Seth exchange right hands and chops to each other. Both men go back and forth. Seth counters Dean and lands the Falcon Arrow. Seth covers but Lio breaks up the count. Seth chases Lio around the ring and catches him in the ring. Dean knocks Lio out of the ring. Seth rolls up Dean and kicks him in the head. Bobby tosses Seth out of the ring and covers but Dean kicks out. Dean counters Bobby and Seth springboard clotheslines Dean. Seth lands a frog splash to Bobby. Dean tosses Seth out of the ring and covers Bobby but Bobby kicks out at 2. Dean heads to the top rope but Seth meets him up there. Bobby gets Seth up and Dean clotheslines Seth off the top but Seth lands on his feet. Seth goes for the Curb Stomp but Lio tosses Seth out of the ring. Bobby lands the Spear to Dean and covers for the 1.. 2.. 3.
Winner: And New Intercontinental Champion Bobby Lashley.
A producer knocks on Alexa Bliss' door to give her the latte' but no answer. The producer comes in and she is just about to change her clothes. She yells at the producer and tells him to put the latte' down and leave.
Alexa Bliss comes out and welcomes everyone to the Moment Of Bliss show. Alexa announces that at Elimination Chamber 3 teams from Raw and Smackdown will compete in the Elimination Chamber for the WWE Women's Tag Team Championship. Paul Heyman interrupts and does his introduction. Alexa asks him what is going on inside his head and what is his emotions for the match tonight. Paul says Brock could take out all 4 of those competitors one at a time. Paul says Suplex City was born because of Cena at Summerslam 2014. Paul says he has had his eye on Drew McIntyre and he will be a future Universal Champion just not now. He insults Corbin until Otis from Heavy Machinery comes out and interrupts. Tucker Knight comes out and tries to get him backstage. The segment ends and the ring announcer announces the fatal 4 way match.
Finn Balor vs. John Cena vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Baron Corbin - Fatal 4 Way #1 Contender's Match
Drew goes after Cena and Corbin attacks Finn. Finn goes for the Coup De Grace but Corbin gets him and lands a choke slam into a back breaker. Corbin covers and Finn kicks out. Back from commercial, Corbin and Cena battle. Corbin misses Cena and lands shoulder first into the post. Drew beats down Cena and tosses him outside. Finn and Drew go at it and tosses Drew outside. Corbin knocks Finn off the apron. Cena lands a tornado DDT on Corbin but Drew breaks up the pinfall. Drew beats down Cena until Cena makes his comeback. Cena hits the 5 knuckle shuffle. Cena hits the AA, covers but Corbin breaks up the count. Corbin lands shots to the back of Cena. Corbin tries a suplex but Finn comes in and they land a double suplex on Corbin. Finn and Cena attack Corbin. They place Corbin on the top and they meet him up there. Drew powerbombs Finn and Cena off the turnbuckle. Drew heads to the top and attacks Corbin. Corbin knocks Drew off the turnbuckle but then Drew picks himself up on it and throws Corbin off the top rope. Back from commercial, Finn gets caught with the End Of Days by Corbin. Corbin covers but Drew breaks up the count. Drew and Corbin go at it and lands the head butt to Corbin. Cena goes for a leg drop off the top but Drew catches him with a powerbomb. Drew attacks Cena and Corbin attacks Finn. Finn and Cena fight back. Drew gets knocked out of the ring and Finn knocks Corbin out. Cena gets Finn on the top rope and hits the AA off the top rope. Corbin tosses Cena outside and covers Finn but Finn kicks out at 2. Corbin grabs a chair and hits Cena in the ribs with it. Corbin attacks Drew with it outside. Corbin hits Balor in the back with the chair and hits him again. Corbin covers but Cena breaks it up. Corbin goes for a chair shot to Cena but Cena gets him in the AA. Drew hits the Claymore Kick. Finn plants Drew with a big DDT and goes up top to nail the Coup De Grace on Cena for the 1.. 2.. 3!
Winner: And #1 Contender Finn Balor.
Cena tells Finn he believes in him and wishes him good luck. He shakes his hand and hugs him.
End Of The Show.