Roman Reigns put his WWE Universal Championship on the line against Kevin Owens at the TLC pay-per-view in a Tables, Ladders, and Chairs Match. This was slotted in the semi-main event position because they wanted to save the Firefly Inferno Match for the end of the show.
Match details written in real-time:
Owens stormed into the ring and attacked Reigns while Reigns’ music was still playing. Owens hit Reigns with punched in the corner and he followed up with a running cannonball. Owens hit another cannonball at ringside onto Reigns by the barricade. He also rammed Reigns into the steel steps and then he followed up with a frog splash onto Reigns on the floor at ringside. Jey Uso ran in but Ownes hit him with a superkick and chairs the gut and back. Uso tried for a superkick but Owens blocked it with a chair and he Pillmanized Uso’s ankle with a chair. This gave Reigns time to recover so he could hit the drive by and Uso was helped to the back by the referees.
Reigns hit Owens several times with steel steps at ringside. In the ring, Reigns used a ladder as a weapon on Owens. Reigns then brutally assaulted Owens with several chair shots to Owens’ stomach and back. Owens tried to fight back but Reigns back body dropped Owens onto two chairs in the ring. Reigns tried to climb the ladder but Owens hit him with chair shots to the back. Owens then hit a fisherman suplex onto a chair and it looked like Reigns landed awkwardly on the chair. Owens made it to the top of the ladder but Jey Uso returned and he pulled Owens off the ladder. Owens took out Uso but Reigns got up and hit the Superman punch.
Owens managed to fight his way back by hitting Uso with a kick to the face and Reigns with the Stunner. Owens had to fight off Uso again and this time he put through the announcer’s table with the pop-up powerbomb and then he buried him under the debris. Owens climbed up but Reigns also climbed up the ladder to pull Owens back down. Owens went for a superkick but Reigns caught him and powerbombed him through a ladder in the corner of the ring. Reigns then put him through the same ladder again and then through a table at ringside. Reigns then picked up Owens and put him through another table at ringside with the Samoan Drop.
Reigns climbed the ladder but Owens managed to get a hand on Reigns’ leg. Reigns laughed and went back down the ladder. Owens slapped him and Reigns hit a violent spear through a table in the corner of the ring but Owens was still moving around outside of the ring. He told Reigns that he would have to kill him so Reigns went for a spear but Owens moved and Reigns crashed through the barricade. Owens climbed up the ladder but Reigns made back in the ring just in time. He rammed Owens into the ladder but Owens stunned him with superkicks and then a pop up powerbomb attempt that Reigns countered into a Superman punch. Reigns tried for a spear but Owens countered into a pop-up powerbomb through a table and Reigns rolled out of the ring. Owens climbed the ladder but Jey Uso got back up just as Owens had his hands on the title. Owens had to get off the ladder to hit Uso with the Stunner. Owens got back up the ladder but Reigns got back up and hit him with a low blow and then he locked in the guillotine on the top of the ladder. Owens fell off the ladder as Reigns grabbed the title. This was a great TLC match.
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