WWE Battleground 2015 results
July 19, 2015
St. Louis, MO
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Battle for the Crown
R-Truth vs. King Barrett
Decent TV match. The finish came after Truth tried to hit his finisher but Barrett blocked it and hit the bull hammer and then got the pin. Barrett keeps his crown.
WWE BattleGround pay-per-view
Randy Orton vs. Sheamus
Orton got some early offense in on Sheamus and at one point he threw Sheamus into the barricade at ringside. Sheamus took over on offense about a minute later when they got back into the ring. Fans are super into their hometown guy Randy Orton. They made their way to ringside again a few minutes later ane exchanged blows. Orton got the better of him and picked up Sheamus and slammed him on the announcers table. Back in the ring, Orton gets a 2 count on Sheamus. Sheamus would eventually take over on offense and hit “white noise” on Orton but Orton was able to kick out of a pin attempt. Sheamus, at one point, went to the top rope but Orton caught up with him and hit him with punches and then superplexed Sheamus off the top. Orton goes for a pin but only gets a 2 count. Orton hit Sheamus with the draping DDT. Orton sets up for the RKO but Sheamus gets out of it and rolls up Orton. 2 count. Sheamus hits the brogue kick. Sheamus locks in the clover leaf. Orton manages to pull his body to the rope and almost grabs the rope but Sheamus pulls Orton back into the center of the ring. Orton continues to pull his body to the rope and finally does so the referee forces Sheamus to break the hold. Sheamus picks up Orton but Orton hits a RKO out of nowhere and gets the pin.
They recapped the NXT Divas debut from Monday.
JoJo interviews Stephanie McMahon. Stephanie says that Monday night was just the beginning and there have been some great matches in St. Louis and tonight will be no different. She said that there will be a triple threat match tonight between 3 Divas.
Tag Team Championship
Prime Time Players vs. The New Day
The New Day cut a promo while they made their way to the ring. They say that they can’t lose tonight and they deserve to win. Xavier is at ringside for this match. Darren Young took a beating for several minutes until Titus finally made the hot tag and cleaned house. Xavier got involved at one point and hit Titus in the back with his knee while the ref wasn’t looking. That almost cost the PTP the match when Kofi tried for a pin fall. Kofi dove off the top but Titus caught him with a clubbing fist to the face. Young tags back in and takes out Big E and then Xavier on the ring apron. Kofi went for a dive through the ropes but got hit in the face by Darren. Kofi recovered and tagged in Big E. Big E goes for the big ending but Darren gets out of it. Kofi is back in. Darren hits his finisher but Kofi got knocked out of the ring. It’s now Titus and Big E in the ring. Titus hits his finisher and gets the pin on Big E.
They aired a commercial for Total Divas.
They show Paige backstage with Charlotte and Becky Lynch. Becky said that they will tear down the division and build it brick by brick. Charlotte said they will do it with “flair.”
Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt
Bray was on offense for a few seconds but Roman turned things around quickly and hit Bray with punches and kicks in the corner. He brought him into another corner of the ring and hit him with punches in the corner. Bray shoved him off but Reigns sends him back into the corner and punches again. Bray rolled out of the ring but Roman caught him. Bray hits Reigns with a right hand and the match continues in the ring. Bray is on offense now. A couple of minutes later Bray was knocked out of the ring and Roman ran around the ring to catch up to and spear Bray but Bray moved and Roman crashed into the steel steps. Bray brings Roman back in the ring as he controls the match. Bray did a splash into the turnbuckle on Roman. Bray did a DDT to Roman on the apron. The referee counted but Roman got in at the count of eight. Bray continues the attack and hits a suplex and then back splash. Pin attempt… 2 count. After several minutes on defense, Roman fought back with punches and kicks. Roman picked up Bray twice and slammed him. Then he did the running kick but Bray clotheslined Roman before Roman got hit the kick at ringside. St. Louis seems to have more Bray Wyatt fans than Roman Reigns fans. Bray brings Roman in the ring and attempts to pin him. Bray had Roman in the corner but Roman powered out and picked up Bray and sit down powerbombed him. Roman got a 2 count. Roman sets up for the superman punch but Bray catches him and Roman fights back but Bray tosses Roman out of the ring. Roman fights back. and hits the running kick to the face. Back in the ring…Bray counters the superman punch again and slams Roman. 2 count. Roman hits the ropes, Bray catches him and almost hits sister Abigail, Reigns counters, Reigns hits the superman punch and goes for the pin. Bray kicks out. Roman charges but Bray hits a boot to the face and clothesline. 2 count. Really good match so far. Bray does the spider walk and then sets up for sister Abigail. Roman fights out of it and headbutts Bray. Roman hits several clotheslines in the corner and then puts Bray on his shoulders and hits the Samoan drop. Bray rolls out of the ring. Bray rams Reings into the barricade at ringside. Bray pushes Reigns into the ring and then grabs a chair. Reigns is back up and punches Bray. Roman grabs 2 chairs and tosses them in the ring. Then he goes and grabs 2 more chairs and tosses them in the ring. Sameone dressed in black attacks Reigns at ringside. Bray picks up and slams Roman and then hits sister Abigail. Bray gets the win. The man in the hood reveals himself as Luke Harper.
SummerSlam commercial airs.
Members of the St. Louis Cardinals are shown at ringside.
JoJo interviews Naomi, Tamina, and Sasha Banks.
Naomi, Tamina, and Sasha Banks make their way down to the ring. Then Charlotte, Becky Lynch, and Paige are introduced. Then the Bella Twins and Alicia Fox are introduced. One woman from each team will wrestle in this match.
Divas Triple Threat Match
Charlotte vs. Sasha Banks vs. Brie Bella
Brie was taken out of the match early on so it was Sasha and Charlotte for a few minutes. They kept knocking Brie down every time she tried to get in the ring. Brie finally got back in the match to break up a pin attempt from Sasha on Charlotte. Fans chanted “we want Becky.” Charlotte was back up and took out Brie and then did a series of moves with Sasha. Charlotte got a nice reaction from the crowd. Brie is back in the ring and is getting booed by the crowd. Some fans chanted “Brie, you suck.” Brie had control of the match for a few seconds by nailing Sasha and Charlotte with kicks to the face but Charlotte would end up spearing and taking Brie out of the match again. It’s Sasha and Charlotte again with Brie out of it. Brie catches both women with a double missile dropkick. Brie is trying really hard here. Brie hits knees to the face on both women but fans boo her. Brie charges at Sasha but Sasha pulls the ropes down so Brie is knocked out of the ring. The women on the outside gather around near each other. Sasha dives onto Paige, Becky, and Brie at ringside. Charlotte dives onto Tamina, Sasha, and Naomi at ringside. This match would have been better if it was just Sasha and Charlotte and none of the women at ringside. Back in the ring now… it’s Charlotte and Brie. Charlotte sets up Brie on the turnbuckle. Sasha goes for the Banks statement but turns it into a submission move instead. Brie breaks it up and tosses Sasha into the post and out of the ring. Brie goes for the face buster but Charlotte turns it into the figure 8. Brie taps. Charlotte picks up the win.
The pre-show panel talked about the matches from earlier tonight.
United States Championship
John Cena vs. Kevin Owens
Owens got in a lot of offense to start the match. Cena finally was able to nail Owens with a dropkick. Cena slammed Owens face first and tried to pin Owens. Cena hits a leg drop off the top and attempts to pin Owens but he kicks out. Owens is back in it and hits Cena with a DDT and then goes for a pin attempt. Cena fights his way back and sets up for the 5 knuckle shuffle but Owens rolls out to the ring apron. He punches Cena and then dives off the top but Cena gets his knees up and Owens back hits Cena’s knees. Owens does Cena’s trademark shoulder tackles and then hits the 5 knuckle shuffle. Owens tries to hit the AA but Cena gets Owens on his shoulders and slams him face first. Cena locks in the STF. Cena drags Owens to the center of the ring but Owens fights back and nails Cena with a back breaker and pin attempt. Cena had a brief comeback but Owens caught him as he tried to hit a springboard Stunner and dumps him in the corner of the ring. Owens hits the cannonball in the corner. Cena and Owens trade punches. Cena hits the Canadian Destroyer (see: Petey Williams in TNA from a few years ago). Cena goes for the leg drop off the top but Owens catches him and hits a sitdown powerbomb. Cena hits the AA, goes for the pin, Owens kicks out at two. Cena sets up for a superplex off the top but Owens turns it into a package suplex off the top and almost gets a three count. Owens yelled at Cole a few times during the match. Owens went for the pop up powerbomb but Cena countered. Owens countered too and hits the AA on Cena. Owens locks in the STF. Cena crawled over to the ropes and was able to get the hold broken. Fans booed. Cena hits a tornado DDT and goes for a pin but Owens kicks out. Fans chant “this is awesome.” Cena hits the springboard stunner but Owens pops back up and hits Cena with a nasty looking clothesline. Owens hits a package shoulder breaker…pin attempt…two count. Cena counters a pop up powerbomb and hits an AA on Owens. Pin attempt…Owens kicks out. Awesome match. Cena hits a clothesline and goes for another but Owens hits the pop up powerbomb. Pin attempt…2 count. Both men are down now. Owens goes to the top but Cena is up and hits Owens with right hands. Owens fights back but Cena sets himself up on the second rope so he could hit an AA. Cena hits the AA. Cena goes for the cover…Owens kicks out. Wow. Huge pop from the crowd. Cena doesn’t know what else to do. Owens is out of it. Cena stares down at Owens. Cena pulls him up and Owens surprises Cena by rolling him up for a pin attempt. Cena locks Owens in the STF. Owens crawls over towards the ropes. Cena pulls Owens back in the middle of the ring. Owens taps. Cena retains.
Commercial for WWE Swerved.
The Miz comes out to the ring. He tells the people in St. Louis to shut up. He talks about being sad that the Triple Threat Intercontinental title match is not happening because he would have become the new IC champ. He said that his stylist and publicist had plans for him as new champion. He says that he knew Ryback from Tough Enough and Ryback was known as the big pansy. He said when the going gets tough, Ryback gets injured. He thinks Ryback is scared of him. Miz says he’s the toughest man in this building and Ryback knew that Miz would take his title. Miz says Big Show’s been missing since the Attitude era and Miz is the only one that showed up. Miz says Big Show should retire just like the WWE Universe wants him to do. Miz says he should be crowned as the new IC champion. If not then he says he’ll take the title like Los Angeles will take the Rams. Big Show comes out in street clothes. Miz is surprised that Big Show is here. Miz backtracks and says Big Show has many more years left and they should team up to beat the hell out of Ryback. Big Show walks in the ring and KO’s Miz. Big Show leaves the ring.
Tough Enough and SummerSlam commercial.
Seth Rollins vs. Brock Lesnar
Seth Rollins came out alone. Rollins tried to run away from Lesnar but Lesnar caught him and suplexed him 5 times. Rollins tried to run again through the crowd but Brock chased him and did a hurdle over the barricade and caught Rollins and brought him back into the ring. Lesnar went for another suplex but Rollins landed on his feet and hit Brock with kicks. Brock manged to get Seth up for an F5 but Seth slipped out of it. Seth hit Lesnar in the back with a knee and knocked him out of the ring. Seth dove through the rope onto Lesnar at ringside. Seth goes back in the ring again and dives on Brock but Brock gets back in the ring and catches Seth and does an overhead throw. Brock hit some more suplexes for a total of twelve. Seth slaps Brock but Brock continues hitting suplexes. That’s number thirteen. Brock goes for the F5 and hits it. Brock goes for the pin but the lights go out and Undertaker’s music plays. Taker appears in the ring. Brock tried to F5 Taker but Taker hits Brock with a low blow. Take chokeslams Brock. Undertaker picks up Brock and tombstones him. Taker was about to leave but changed his mind and tombstoned Brock again. There was no finish to the match so presumably Seth Rollins won by DQ. Brock was never pinned.