Bryan takes the mic and fans chant his name. Bryan says it finally looks like we have a group of people who believe him. Some fans cheer and some boo. Bryan goes on about how people think he’s guilty by association with Erick Rowan. Bryan has said the entire time that he had nothing to do with what happened to Roman Reigns. Bryan says people might not like him or what he does or says, but no one can say he is a liar. Bryan says he hates liars. Bryan demands an apology from Reigns. Not just for accusing him of something he didn’t do, not just for hitting the Spear last week, but he wants an apology because Reigns is calling him a liar. The music hits and out comes Reigns to a pop.
Reigns looks out over the crowd from the stage but Erick Rowan attacks him from behind. Rowan beats Reigns down at ringside and sends him into the steel steps. Rowan slams Reigns face-first into the apron as Bryan looks on. Bryan comes out to stop Rowan but Rowan shoves him into the barrier and Bryan goes down. Rowan picks Reigns up again and launches him head-first into the ring post. Reigns lands hard and Rowan brings him into the ring. Fans try to rally for Reigns as Rowan stands over him.
Rowan grabs Reigns in the Iron Claw and drives him into the mat. Fans boo as Rowan stands over Reigns in the middle of the ring. Rowan takes the mic and yells out Reigns’ name twice. Rowan says the joke is on The Big Dog if he thinks Bryan did this. Fans quickly give Rowan the “What!?” treatment. Rowan says Bryan is worse than everyone else as he thinks he can control Rowan. Rowan says he’s no one’s puppet. Rowan says Bryan slapped him around last week, so why don’t Bryan step into the ring right now and show him how big of a man he is, slap him around again. Rowan gets hyped up as Bryan looks on. Rowan turns back to Reigns and says he’s proud of what he’s done to Reigns, including the mystery attacks backstage and the car crash. Rowan says he’s most proud of the pain that Reigns will feel at Clash of Champions.
Rowan drops the mic and tosses Reigns back out of the ring. Rowan follows and grabs half of the steel steps. Rowan rams them into Reigns’ face and he goes back down. Bryan comes over and yells at Rowan, then slaps him in the face. Rowan grabs Bryan with the Iron Claw and drives him through the announce table. Rowan screams out “never again!” a few times as fans boo him. Rowan says no one touches him from now on. Officials come over and try to get Rowan to back off. We go to replays with Rowan standing over Reigns and Bryan. Rowan looks down at Reigns and yells about this being just a taste of what’s to come. SmackDown goes off the air.
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