Thursday, April 16, 2015
They announced that John Cena will defend the US Title against Rusev in a Russian Chain Match at Extreme Rules. Cena kicked off the show with an in-ring promo and open challenge. The tag team champs Cesaro and Kidd walked out to interrupt and accept the challenge, saying the people want to see the greatest champions in WWE. That brought out Intercontinental Champion Daniel Bryan who talked about he and Cena being that, and a main event tag match ended up booked for later.
Bray Wyatt defeated R-Truth via pinfall. Wyatt avoided an axe kick from Truth then hit a cross body followed by Sister Abigail for the win.
The Miz cut a promo about Mizdow, saying he got lucky and that won’t happen again. Bad News Barrett interrupted saying the people here don’t care about that and came to see him, the man who will defeat the Yes Movement and become a six time Intercontinental Champion at Extreme Rules.
Bad News Barrett defeated The Miz via pinfall. The match lasted just about 30 seconds with Barrett able to hit a Bullhammer Elbow after Miz tried to play to the crowd.
Mizdow and Summer Rae were interviewed backstage by Renee Young. Miz came in to interrupt and told Mizdow he needs to stop using his name, image and likeness. They set up a match for Monday’s Raw where the winner gets The Miz name and likeness.
Neville defeated Sheamus due to disqualification. Late in the match, Neville went for the Red Arrow but Sheamus crotched him to prevent it. Sheamus tried for White Noise but Neville got out of it and managed to get a two count pinfall. He hit a few enziguiri kicks which sent Sheamus out of the ring. Neville went for a dive onto Sheamus but was caught. Sheamus threw Neville onto the announce table and the ref called the match. Post-match, Sheamus continued beating up Neville in the ring until Dolph Ziggler rushed down to clear him out. Ziggler dissed Sheamus on the mic saying the English, German, Dutch, Welsh and even the Irish don’t like him. Seamus told Ziggler he’d take care of him at Extreme Rules in a kiss me are match.
New Day defeated Los Matadores via pinfall. New Day hit a late double team move and then Big E took the pin on Diego.
Backstage, Fandango told Rosa it was the end of the road for them. He walked off, but Adam Rose and the Rosebuds came walking past. Rose stopped to tell Rosa if she played her cards right she could be a number one in a certain somebody’s life.
Big Show came out to cut a promo about what he did to Roman Reigns on Raw, with footage shown of Show slamming him on top of the car. Show said during the break, Reigns got up from the chokeslam and limped backstage like someone from England looking for a toothbrush. Show mentioned that they’ll fight each other in a Last Man Standing Match at Extreme Rules.
Cameron defeated Natalya and Alicia via pinfall in a Triple Threat match. Late in the match, Alicia Fox hit her scissor kick on Natalya. Camera tossed Alicia out of the ring and then took the pinfall on Natalya for the win.
Fandango defeated Adam Rose via pinfall. At one point, Rosa got up on the apron to talk to Fandango. The interruption caused a distraction to Rose which helped Fandango win. Post-match, Fandango celebrated with the crowd.
Bray Wyatt cut another mysterious promo backstage talking about “dedication can only take you so far, but eventually you’ll only be left with your own regret.” Wyatt said “Be careful my friend because the reaper walks in the daylight.”
Daniel Bryan & John Cena defeated Tyson Kidd & Cesaro via submission in a non-title match. At one point, Natalya got up on the apron to try to help. Bryan went over to tell her to get down. Kidd rushed at Bryan who moved, causing Kidd to bump Natalya off. Cesaro managed to catch Natalya at ringside. Bryan locked the Yes Lock on Kidd in the ring. Cesaro tried to get in and break it, but Cena grabbed him for an AA. Kidd tapped out giving Bryan and Cena the win.