August 19, 2019 ST PAUL, MN
We go right to the ring and out comes Roman Reigns to a pop. Cole leads us to a video package on the recent attempted attacks to Reigns.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Roman Reigns
The music hits and out comes Dolph Ziggler as Roman Reigns waits on him.
Ziggler takes the mic and says he wanted to tell Reign face to face – he’s not some Twitter keyboard warrior, he wants to face Reigns like a man, but he’s glad that Reigns is OK. Ziggler says he just doesn’t get why Reigns gets all this attention for accidents almost happening to him, meanwhile… Ziggler is interrupted by a “you suck!” chant. Ziggler says he doesn’t suck, he’s trying to be the bigger man here, so the crowd needs to shut up. Ziggler says Reigns was almost hit by a lighting rig but that’s nothing compared to the Spears he took from WWE Hall of Famer Bill Goldberg. Fans chant for Goldberg and Ziggler doesn’t like it. Ziggler goes on ranting about how bad last week was, and how “it should be me” once again. Ziggler keeps talking and suddenly drops Reigns in the middle of the ring with a superkick.
The referee backs Ziggler off and checks on Reigns, who is still down. Fans chant “you still suck!” at Ziggler as he bounces around the ring and taunts Reigns, who is slow to recover. Fans chant for Goldberg again. The bell rings. Reigns dodges another superkick and knocks Ziggler out of the ring with a big right hand. They end up on the outside and Ziggler drops Reigns with a Zig Zag. We go to commercial with Reigns down on the floor as Ziggler stands over him.
Back from the break and Ziggler goes to work on Reigns in the ring, taking his time as fans boo. Ziggler charges in the corner but Reigns backdrops him to the floor. Reigns keeps control with a Drive By. Reigns brings it back into the ring and hits a big right hand off the ropes after ducking a clothesline. Reigns plays to the crowd for a big pop now.
Reigns unloads in the corner with clotheslines as fans count along. Reigns hits the ropes and levels Ziggler with a big boot. Reigns waits in the corner and goes for a Superman Punch but Ziggler ducks it and rolls him up for a close 2 count. They tangle again and Ziggler nails a big DDT for another close pin attempt. Fans rally for Reigns as they both work to get back to their feet. Reigns blocks another Zig Zag. Ziggler dodges a Spear and rolls Reigns up for a 2 count. Reigns blocks a Fame-asser. Ziggler slides out of a powerbomb attempt. Reigns charges in the corner but Ziggler moves and he hits the ring post. Ziggler follows up with a Zig Zag for a very close 2 count.
Ziggler cranks up for Sweet Chin Music in the corner now as Reigns is slow to get to his feet. Reigns catches the kick and delivers a big Superman Punch but Ziggler kicks out just in time. Reigns can’t believe it. The referee insists it was a kick out. Reigns gets hyped up in the corner now, calling for the end. Ziggler dodges a Spear and nails a Fame-asser for another close 2 count. Ziggler shows frustration now. Ziggler works Reigns over in the corner as the referee warns him. Ziggler turns and goes back to Reigns in the corner but Reigns comes flying out of the corner with a big Spear. Reigns covers for the pin to win.
Winner: Roman Reigns
– After the match, Reigns recovers as his music hits. Reigns stands tall.