– The 2019 WWE Survivor Series Kickoff pre-show opens live from the Allstate Arena near Chicago, Illinois as we see fans finding their seats. Jonathan Coachman welcomes us. He’s joined by Charly Caruso, David Otunga and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T for hour 1 of the Kickoff. They hype tonight’s show.
The panel goes over tonight’s card now. Coach notes that the Survivor Series main card will begin with WWE NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley vs. RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch. We cut to a video package on that match. Sam Roberts and JBL are on the ramp now, talking about the women’s Triple Threat. They talk about how strong WWE’s women’s division is and brand supremacy. They send us back to the panel for a look at Rey Mysterio vs. WWE Champion Brock Lesnar. We go backstage to Paul Heyman and Sarah Schreiber. He talks about Lesnar conquering Mysterio tonight and says it’s miracle or massacre. We go back to the panel and Booker says Brock is going to make Rey suffer tonight. Coach reveals that there will also be a cross-brand Tag Team Battle Royal on the Kickoff. Charly promotes Akira Tozawa vs. Kalisto vs. NXT Cruiserweight Champion Lio Rush on the pre-show. RAW Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders vs. NXT Tag Team Champions The Undisputed Era vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day is also confirmed for the pre-show now. We go to a break.
Coach sends us to a video package with highlights from WarGames last night. Sam and JBL are back at ringside. They talk about how the NXT Superstars will be beat up tonight after last night’s matches. We get another break and more Survivor Series talk. WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels is on the panel now. He reveals the following for Team NXT in the men’s match – Captain Tommaso Ciampa, WWE UK Champion WALTER, Matt Riddle, Damian Priest and Keith Lee. Michaels goes on with big praise for NXT. Cathy Kelley is backstage with NXT Champion Adam Cole now. He talks about being ready for tonight and says even though Pete Dunne is a part of the NXT movement, he will beat Dunne like he’s a RAW or SmackDown star tonight. Cole goes on and walks off. We go back to the panel and HBK continues to praise Cole and Dunne. Michaels goes on about how the current generation of NXT stars are hungry and passionate. Michaels leaves the panel and Coach hypes the 15-woman match at tonight’s pay-per-view. SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley joins the panel from backstage. Bayley says this is her night and she’s not worried about RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch or NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler. We get more talk from the panel and it’s time for the first match after this quick break.
Tag Team Battle Royal: The OC, The Revival, The Forgotten Sons, Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode, The Street Profits, Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins, Breezango, Lucha House Party, Imperium, Heavy Machinery
We go to ringside and Vic Joseph welcomes us. He’s joined by Nigel McGuinness and Corey Graves. Greg Hamilton begins the introductions and we see the Tag Team World Cup trophy on display at ringside. The OC, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, are out first. The Revival, Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder, are out next, followed by Wesley Blake and Steve Cutler of The Forgotten Sons. Jaxson Ryker is with them. Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode are out next. Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins, The Street Profits, are out next for RAW. Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins are out next. Breezango, Tyler Breeze and Fandango, hit the ring next. The Lucha House Party is out next – Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik. Imperium’s Marcel Barthel and Fabian Aichner are out next, led by WWE UK Champion WALTER. Heavy Machinery’s Tucker and Otis are out last.
The bell rings and everyone starts brawling. Roode and Ziggler work on Fandango but he hangs on. Ryker tries to interfere from ringside. Cutler gets tossed and The Forgotten Sons have been eliminated. Ford dumps Dorado to eliminate LHP. The OC double teams Breeze in the corner. The Revival works on Otis. Ziggler tries to help them but Tucker makes the save. Ryder gets tossed out onto Hawkins and they have been eliminated. Ziggler and Aichner trade shots in the corner. Roode finally dumps Aichner and Imperium has been eliminated. Roode saves Ziggler from an elimination. Otis slams Ziggler and goes for the Caterpillar but The OC and The Revival team up to toss him. Heavy Machinery has been eliminated.
NXT is gone from the match after Breezango gets eliminated. The Revival gets eliminated by The OC next. It’s down to The OC, Roode and Ziggler, and The Profits. The OC double teams Roode. They go for a Magic Killer but Ziggler makes the save. Ziggler ends up superkicking Gallows from the apron. The OC has been eliminated. It’s down to Roode and Ziggler, and The Profits. Both teams go at it. Roode with a big Spinebuster to Dawkins. Ziggler accidentally superkicks Roode after Dawkins moves. The Profits almost get eliminated but Ford hangs on. They double team Ziggler now. Roode comes from behind and tosses Ford to the floor to get the elimination for the win.
Winners: Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler
– After the match, Roode and Ziggler celebrate as Ziggler’s music hits. We go to replays.
– Back from a break and Coach is joined for hour two by Caruso, Booker, and Christian. They talk about tonight’s show and plug the WWE Network. Christian thinks one of the NXT Superstars will really shine tonight. We go back to the ring for another match.
Triple Threat for the NXT Cruiserweight Title: Kalisto vs. Akira Tozawa vs. Lio Rush
We go back to the ring and Byron Saxton is joined by Nigel McGuinness. Out comes Kalisto first. Akira Tozawa is out next for the RAW brand. NXT Cruiserweight Champion Lio Rush is out next.
The bell rings and they go at it after some sizing up. Kalisto gets knocked to the floor as Rush rolls Tozawa for a 2 count. Kalisto gets knocked back out and yanks Rush out, sending him into the barrier. Kalisto and Tozawa go at it again. Kalisto rocks Tozawa. Rush ends up back in the picture after a break. Rush blocks a double team and drops both opponents. Rush with a 2 count on Tozawa. Rush and Tozawa trade shots until Tozawa drops Rush with a right hand. Rush kicks Kalisto off the apron but Tozawa drops Rush on his head. Tozawa with a low dropkick to Rush’s head for a 2 count.
Tozawa goes to the top but Rush rocks him and climbs up. Kalisto comes over and goes to the top with the other two. Tozawa and Kalisto try to team up to bring Rush to the mat at the same time with a double team but he counters and hits a double Spanish Fly. Rush gets up first and delivers strikes to both. They fight back with the double team but Rush fights back. Tozawa with a German to Rush but Rush breaks it. Kalisto goes on and drops Rush for a close 2 count after kicks.
Tozawa ends up hitting a big senton on Rush for a 2 count. Tozawa can’t believe the kick out. Kalisto and Tozawa go from arguing to trading strikes. Tozawa goes for a German but Kalisto blocks and hits Salida del Sol. Rush runs in and hits the Final Hour on Kalisto for the pin to retain.
Winner: Lio Rush
– After the match, Rush stands tall with the title after putting NXT on the scoreboard. We go to replays. We come back to Rush heading to the back with his title.
– The panel is discussing tonight’s non-title Triple Threat with secondary champions when Sami Zayn comes to the panel with a mic. He’s talking about WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura being disrespected. Sami says Booker just doesn’t get it. Sami goes on ranting against the panel, saying they’re just not giving the match enough respect. Sami goes on and promises we will see the best of Nakamura tonight. Coach sends us to another break.
Triple Threat: NXT Tag Team Champions The Undisputed Era vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day vs. RAW Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders
Kayla Braxton is backstage with SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day. They get hyped up about being the best and they mention the injured Xavier Woods. Big E does his grand introduction as Kofi Kingston heads through the curtain with him, holding a platter of pancakes. Vic welcomes us to ringside with Graves and WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler at the announce table as The New Day hits the ring. NXT Tag Team Champions Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish of The Undisputed Era are out next. NXT’s Alicia Taylor is doing the ring introductions. RAW Tag Team Champions The Viking Raiders are out next, Erik and Ivar.
O’Reilly, Ivar and Big E start first. O’Reilly gets launched and in comes Fish. Ivar and Big E double team The Undisputed Era a few times. Big E and Ivar unload on each other in the middle of the ring now. Big E scoops Ivar but he slides out. They run the ropes and Big E levels Ivar. O’Reilly sends Big E to the floor with an assist from Fish. Ivar sends O’Reilly into the corner. Erik tags in for the double team on O’Reilly. Erik and Ivar take turns on O’Reilly. Erik slams Ivar on top of O’Reilly. Kofi tags in and goes at it with Erik. Kofi with a dropkick. Kofi unloads on O’Reilly in the corner now. Big E tags in and they double team O’Reilly for a 2 count. Kofi tags back in for another double team on O’Reilly for a 2 count.
Kofi tosses O’Reilly out to the floor. Kofi kicks Fish on the apron. The New Day and The Vikings face off in the middle of the ring now. They start brawling. Big E and Erik go at it on the floor, Erik sends them into the barrier. Fish and O’Reilly double team Kofi now, focusing on the leg or knee. O’Reilly comes off the top with a knee drop on Kofi’s knee. O’Reilly with a submission on the leg now. Ivar finally breaks it up. There’s chaos now as everyone gets involved and bodies are flying.
Erik and Kofi go at it in the corner now. Kofi and O’Reilly fight now with O’Reilly unloading and coming in from the apron. Big E goes to spear O’Reilly off the apron but he moves and Big E lands hard on the outside. Fish takes Kofi out on the floor. Erik scoops Ivar on the apron and slams him out on the floor, on top of their other opponents. Fans pop. Erik brings O’Reilly into the ring and rocks him while the others are down on the floor. Erik clotheslines O’Reilly and scoops him but Fish chops the knee out. O’Reilly with big kicks to Erik now. Fish tags in as Erik knocks O’Reilly out of the ring. Fish drops Erik back with a knee to the nose and it looks like his nose might be busted.
Fish continues to work Erik over now. O’Reilly tags back in as they keep him down. O’Reilly works on Erik’s knee as some fans chant for NXT. Fish launches Erik with a suplex, keeping him from the tag. Erik launches Fish over his head at O’Reilly on the apron, Ivar finally tags in and unloads on The Undisputed Era. Ivar with more big strikes. Ivar goes to the top and rolls through. Erik tags in with double knees to Fish. Ivar misses the cannonball in the corner as Fish makes the save. More back and forth now. Big E tags in and launches O’Reilly, then Fish with big suplexes. Kofi with big kicks from the apron to opponents on the floor. Erik mounts Big E in the corner with punches but Kofi makes the save with a kick. The New Day hits a big double team stomp move on Erik but Ivar breaks the pin just in time. Big E ends up hitting a spear on Erik to the floor from the apron next to the other bodies. More chaos with all three teams.
Erik rocks Big E with a huge knee. Ivar tags back in for the springboard German suplex with Erik to Big E. Kofi goes for Trouble In Paradise on the floor but kicks the ring post. The Undisputed Era double teams Kofi with a High Low on the floor. The Vikings and The Undisputed Era see The New Day down now. Both teams go at it and unload. Ivar gets double teamed but he screams back at them and dodges a High Low. The Vikings go on and hit a Viking Experience, covering Fish for the pin after knocking O’Reilly away.
Winners: The Viking Raiders
– After the match, the scoreboard is even now. We go to replays as Erik and Ivar stand tall in the middle of the ring.
– We go back to the panel for a quick discussion on what just happened and Christian praises the tag team work. Coach leads us to a video package on Daniel Bryan vs. WWE Universal Champion “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt. We go back to the panel for discussion on the WWE Universal Title match. Charly plugs the WWE Network one more time before the panel goes over the Survivor Series card once again. Charly reveals that the 15-woman match will open the main Survivor Series card. There’s a little more talk from the panel but that’s it for the Survivor Series Kickoff.
– The 2019 WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view opens up with a video package.
– We’re live from the Allstate Arena near Chicago, Illinois as Michael Cole welcomes us to a sold out show. The pyro goes off inside the arena.
Women’s Survivor Series Triple Threat Elimination Match: Captain Sasha Banks, Carmella, Dana Brooke, Lacey Evans, and Nikki Cross vs. Captain Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm, Bianca Belair, Candice LeRae and Io Shirai vs. Captain Charlotte Flair, Sarah Logan, Natalya, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Asuka and Kairi Sane
We go right to the ring as Mike Rome does the introductions. Cole is joined by WWE Hall of Famers Beth Phoenix and Jerry Lawler. Out first is Team SmackDown – Captain Sasha Banks, Carmella, Dana Brooke, Lacey Evans, and Nikki Cross. Team RAW is out next – Captain Charlotte Flair, Sarah Logan, Natalya, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Asuka and Kairi Sane. Cole shows us the Spanish and German announce teams at ringside. Team NXT is introduced last – Captain Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm, Bianca Belair, Candice LeRae and Io Shirai.
Evans, Logan and Storm start off. Cross tags in after Evans gets double team dumped to the floor. Logan ends up taking Storm out and screaming in her face instead of pinning. Cross comes from behind but Logan fights her off for a 2 count. Storm ends up hitting a double German on Cross and Logan. Carmella tags in, as does Sane and Shirai. Fans pop as Shirai stares at Sane. Sane and Shirai stare each other down. Carmella waves to remind them she’s in the match as well. She shoves Shirai and gets decked. Carmella tags in Brooke as Shirai and Sane go at it. Shirai ends up hitting a big basement dropkick to the face. Sane comes back with a 2 count on Shirai. Brooke gets involved now. Dana launches Shirai into Sane and then splashes them in the corner. Brooke goes to the top and hits a senton on Shirai and Sane stacked. She covers Sane for a 2 count. Evans tags in and double teams Shirai with Brooke for a 2 count. Evans with a 2 count. LeRae tags in and covers Evans for a 2 count. Evans slaps LeRae and talks trash. They go at it. Asuka also gets involved but LeRae unloads on her. LeRae with a 2 count on Evans. Ripley comes in and rocks Evans. Asuka with the Asuka Lock on Ripley. Belair makes the save. Natalya clotheslines Belair. Cross with a neckbreaker to Natalya.
Shirai dropkicks Asuka. Flair with a huge spear on Shirai. The bodies continue flying as chaos breaks out with everyone running in to hit moves. Banks with a Backstabber for a standing ovation on what looks like Logan. Team NXT is out checking on Shirai and LeRae, who look to be injured at ringside. Trainers are called down to check on them. Team RAW and Team SmackDown watches and taunts some from the ring and apron. Shirai and LeRae are helped to the back now. Evans comes in for her team but tags Banks in after they see Ripley and Flair meeting in the middle of the ring. It’s Flair, Banks and Ripley having words now. Belair tags in and has words with Flair and Banks now. Logan tags in as does Cross. They finally get physical as Cross attacks Belair. Cross with a neckbreaker to Logan. Cross with more offense on Belair. Cross takes Ripley down from the apron to the floor, then unloads on Storm against the apron. Ripley gets kicked from the apron again. Belair rolls Cross up for the first elimination, thanks to interference from Team NXT.
Carmella, Logan and Belair go at it now. Belair drives Carmella into the mat. Carmella goes out for a breather as Belair unloads on Logan in the corner. Logan fights out of the corner and headbutts Belair down. Logan leaps from the apron to take out Storm and Ripley on the floor. Logan brings Belair back in the ring. Belair slams her in over the top rope. Belair moonsaults onto Logan but Natalya breaks the pin up. Logan with a 2 count on Belair after more back and forth. Belair goes on and hits a big move from the top, nailing Logan and covering for the pin. Belair has her second elimination as Logan is gone.
Flair comes in and Belair has strong words for her. Belair and Flair go at it. Flair clotheslines Belair. Carmella comes back and rolls Flair from behind for a 2 count. Carmella takes control of Flair now. Flair sends Carmella to the floor with a big boot. Belair rolls Flair from behind for a 2 count. Flair levels Belair with a big boot to the face. Flair goes back to the top but Carmella cuts her off. Carmella goes to grab Flair with her scissors but it backfires. Flair powers Carmella up for a powerbomb but Carmella counters, launching Flair onto Belair with a big hurricanrana. Carmella with quick pin attempts but Flair and Belair kick out. Carmella screams out in frustration. Carmella keeps control and rocks Belair in the jaw for another 2 count. Flair with a Natural Selection Flair for the pin. Carmella has been eliminated.
Flair struts for a pop. Sane, Storm and Banks all tag in now to represent their brands. They go at it and Storm gets the upperhand. Storm levels Banks but Sane levels Storm to send her down. Sane goes to the mat with the InSane Elbow on Storm but Banks breaks the pin up with a Meteora. Banks covers Sane for the elimination and Sane is gone.
Asuka runs in and attacks Banks for eliminating her partner. Asuka also has shots for Storm and others. Asuka drops Dana with a kick to the face and Dana has been eliminated. Asuka brags but Flair tags herself in. Asuka shoves her and they’re not happy now. Flair and Asuka with more arguing. Flair drops Asuka. Evans comes over but Flair unloads on her with chops. Flair launches Evans into the turnbuckles. Flair kips up but Asuka comes in and spits the green mist in Flair’s face. Flair can’t see now. Evans drops Flair with a Women’s Right and covers for the pin. Flair has been eliminated. Asuka has also walked out and Natalya is now alone.
Evans and Natalya go at it now. Storm gets involved. Natalya and Storm take turns on Evans. Natalya clotheslines Storm. Natalya rolls Evans up for the pin. Evans has been eliminated.
Natalya ends up with Storm in a Sharpshooter while Banks also has her in a Bank Statement. Storm taps out.
It’s down to Natalya vs. Banks vs. Belair and Ripley now. Belair comes in but Banks and Natalya double team her with a Hart Attack. Banks covers for the pin to eliminate Belair. Banks and Natalya stand together and wait for Ripley to come in. They turn and Banks drops Natalya for the pin. Natalya has been eliminated.
It’s down to Banks and Ripley now. They have words as the crowd pops. Banks swings but Ripley blocks and rocks her. They go at it and Ripley plants Banks face-first. Ripley with a dropkick for a close 2 count. Banks tries to counter but Ripley powers up. Banks turns it into a Sleeper hold from her back. Banks drops Ripley into the middle turnbuckles. Banks with double knees to the face. Banks goes to the top and leaps down with the Meteora but Ripley still kicks out at 2. Banks keeps control and goes to the top. Banks leaps but Ripley kicks her in the face on the way down. Banks kicks out at 2.
Ripley manhandles Banks some with a submission in the middle of the ring. Banks counters and takes her down to the mat for the Bank Statement. Ripley crawls and resists but Banks tightens back up. Shirai and LeRae run back down and pull Ripley out of the ring to safety. Fans boo. Banks kicks Shirai and LeRae through the ropes. Ripley sends Banks into the barrier, then the apron. Ripley brings Banks back into the ring and says it’s over. Ripley goes for the Riptide but it’s blocked. Banks drops Ripley with a kick to the head. Shirai comes from behind but Banks drops her. LeRae provides a distraction and Shirai flies off the top. They go on and Ripley hits the Riptide on Banks for the pin to win.
Winners: Team NXT (Rhea Ripley, Io Shirai, Candice LeRae)
– After the match, the Team NXT participants stand tall as the music hits. They taunt Banks some and then leave as the referee checks on Banks. We go to replays. Storm and Belair join the others on the stage as Team NXT celebrates the big win.
– Back from the break and the announcers show us how Kevin Owens joined Team Ciampa at the NXT “Takeover: WarGames” event last night. Owens is backstage now when Seth Rollins walks up. Owens asks if he has something to say or not. Rollins says everyone saw last night how Owens had a big moment with Team NXT. Rollins goes on and says he hates to ask but considering Owens’ history, he needs to know where Owens’ loyalty is tonight – Team RAW or Team NXT. Owens says last night was about what The Undisputed Era did to him. He admits he has a strong connection to NXT but NXT doesn’t need him, and RAW desperately does. Owens tells Rollins not to worry because he’s Team RAW tonight. Owens says Rollins questioning his loyalty and history is funny. Owens brings up Rollins turning on The Shield and then walks off.
Triple Threat Match: WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura vs. NXT North American Champion Roderick Strong vs. WWE United States Champion AJ Styles
We go to the ring and Cole is joined by Nigel and Lawler. Alicia does the introductions as WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura is out first with Sami Zayn. NXT North American Champion Roderick Strong is out next by himself. Out last comes the leader of The OC, WWE United States Champion AJ Styles. AJ heads to the ring as the pyro hits and we see some of the other international announce teams in the arena.
The bell rings and Nakamura drops Strong with a knee first. Nakamura decks AJ as well. AJ watches as Nakamura levels Strong with another knee. AJ with a big dropkick to Strong. AJ with flying forearms to both opponents in the corners. Strong stops AJ with a big backbreaker, then a dropkick to Nakamura. Nakamura ends up outside for a breather with Sami. Strong still kicks him from the ring. Strong grabs AJ on the apron but it’s countered. AJ drops Strong with a knee from the apron. AJ brings Nakamura back into the ring and springboards up but Nakamura cuts him off. Nakamura manhandles AJ on the mat and drives knees into him.
Nakamura with a boot to AJ’s throat in the corner now. Nakamura rocks Strong off the apron back to the floor. Nakamura brings Strong back in with a suplex from the apron. Nakamura with more offense to AJ for a 2 count. Nakamura stacks AJ in the corner and knocks him to the floor with a high knee. Strong drops Nakamura over his knees for a close 2 count.
More back and forth between the three. Strong with knees and another backbreaker to both opponents. Strong runs the ropes with big forearms on Styles, then slams him to the mat for a 2 count. Styles rocks Strong but here comes Nakamura. Styles fights them both off. Strong runs into an elbow from Styles. Styles with the moonsault into a DDT but Strong counters. Strong sends AJ into a big knee from Nakamura for another close 2 count. Strong and Nakamura trade big strikes again. Nakamura with a running knee to Strong for a close 2 count. All three Superstars are down now.
AJ catches Nakamura with the inverted DDT for a 2 count. AJ goes for a Styles Clash but Nakamura blocks it. Nakamura avoids the Calf Crusher. AJ drops Nakamura over his knee but Nakamura kicks out at 2. AJ kicks Strong. AJ goes for Styles Clash on Nakamura but Strong rocks them both to break it up. Sami pulls Nakamura out of the ring to safety. Strong ends up laying AJ down for another close 2 count. Strong stomps away on AJ in the corner. Strong takes AJ to the top and climbs with him. Nakamura comes under them but gets dropped. AJ blocks a superplex from Strong. Nakamura ends up kicking Strong off AJ’s shoulders. Strong clutches his knee. Nakamura with a 2 count on Strong as AJ breaks it up. Nakamura goes for the Kinshasa on Strong but Sami takes AJ out as he goes to break it up. Strong drops Nakamura with a knee for a close 2 count.
Strong and Nakamura tangle in the middle of the ring. Nakamura goes for the Kinshasa but AJ flies in and hits him with a Phenomenal Forearm. Strong with a back elbow to AJ. All three go at it now and drop each other with big moves. Nakamura drops Strong on AJ’s face with an Exploder. Nakamura goes on and hits Strong with Kinshasa but AJ breaks it up right at 2. AJ and Nakamura face off, then start brawling in the middle of the ring. Nakamura kicks AJ in the face. AJ with a pele kick. AJ runs into a big boot in the corner. Nakamura with a flying knee from the second turnbuckle. Nakamura scoops AJ and plants him for a 2 count. Sami can’t believe it.
Nakamura calls for another Kinshasa as Sami tries to rally for him. Nakamura charges but AJ rolls him up. Nakamura fights him off. AJ springboards in for the Phenomenal Forearm and hits Nakamura with it. Strong runs in out of nowhere to steal AJ’s pin and he does it.
Winner: Roderick Strong
– After the match, Strong takes his NXT North American Title belt to the stage and brags as we go to replays. AJ throws a fit at ringside as Strong celebrates to the back.
– We see Daniel Bryan warming up in the back when The Miz walks in. Miz admits they don’t like each other but he can’t stop thinking about the feeling The Fiend brought to the ring the other night. Miz goes on and says for their sake, for everyone’s sake, Bryan needs to take out The Fiend tonight. Bryan tells Miz to shut up and get out of his face.
– Back from the break and it’s time for the NXT Title match.
NXT Title Match: Pete Dunne vs. Adam Cole
We go to ringside with Cole, Nigel and Beth. Cole says Mauro Ranallo was so excited and so passionate at Takeover on Saturday that he blew his voice out and will be back for NXT TV on Wednesday.
The bell rings and they go at it. Dunne takes Cole down and works on the fingers early on. Cole fights back and goes for Dunne’s injured midsection but Dunne drops him again. Dunne goes right to work on the fingers again, keeping Cole down by his hurt arm. Dunne jumps up and stomps on the hand now, sending Cole to the floor for a breather. Dunne follows and goes right to work. Dunne stomps the injured elbow on the steel ring steps now. They bring it back in and Cole turns it around, taking Dunne down and focusing on his wrapped left leg now. Cole with a kneebar now. Cole goes on and dropkicks the side of the hurt knee. Dunne turns it around and counters with a big X-plex in the middle of the ring.
Dunne fights through the pain for another comeback. Dunne with a German and more big power moves. Dunne plants Cole and holds him for another close 2 count. Dunne with a big moonsault to the floor, taking Cole down on the outside as the referee counts. Dunne brings it back into the ring but Cole takes his knee out. Dunne lands on his feet from a German, then kicks Cole in the back. Dunne limps to the top, slowly, and goes for a moonsault but Cole gets his knees up.
Cole delivers a Last Shot to Dunne’s face for another close 2 count. Dunne avoids a Panama Sunrise and rocks Cole with big strikes. Cole drops Dunne’s shoulder into the knee for another close 2 count. Cole is up first. Cole goes for another big knee strike but misses. Dunne goes for the armbar and they tangle on the mat. Cole kicks out at 2. Dunne catches Cole with a Bitter End for another close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Dunne can’t believe it.
More back and forth now. Dunne unloads with chops to the chest but Cole comes back and nails a kick to the head. Dunne comes back with an enziguri. Cole catches Dunne with a big kick to the face for another close 2 count. Fans pop now for a show of respect as they are both down but working to get up. Fans chant “NXT!” and “this is awesome!” now. Cole goes to the second turnbuckle and waits for Dunne. Dunne rocks Cole with a big forearm in mid-air. Dunne with a sitdown powerbomb for another close 2 count on Cole. Cole kicks Dunne’s injured leg from the floor through the ropes.
They’re both on the apron now. Cole kicks the leg out as the referee counts. Cole goes to the second rope and hits a big Panama Sunrise on the apron. The crowd goes wild and chants “holy shit!” now. This leads to Cole hitting a big kick to the face but Dunne still kicks out in the middle of the ring. Dunne is bleeding some from his mouth now. Cole steps on Dunne’s hand but Dunne goes for his fingers. Cole counters a Bitter End and turns it into a Panama Sunrise. Cole follows up with a Last Shot for the pin to retain.
Winner: Adam Cole
– After the match, Cole stands tall as his music hits and he raises the title. We go to replays. The rest of The Undisputed Era stands tall on the stage with Cole now as the crowd cheers them on.
– The announcers look at a WWE Community event in Chicago over the weekend.
– We get a video package for tonight’s WWE Universal Title match.
WWE Universal Title Match: Daniel Bryan vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt
We go to the ring and out first comes Daniel Bryan. Out next comes WWE Universal Champion “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt. The red light settles over the arena as we get ready to go.
The bell rings and Bryan immediately unloads, sending Wyatt into the corner. Bryan keeps the high impact offense going until Wyatt levels him out of the corner with a big clothesline. Wyatt keeps control and sends Bryan out to the floor. Wyatt keeps control and sends Bryan into the ring post. Wyatt taunts Bryan while he’s down on the floor. Wyatt brings Bryan back in the ring and kicks him while he’s down. Bryan fights from his knees but Wyatt fights back. Wyatt with an Uranage in the middle of the ring.
Wyatt keeps Bryan grounded in the middle of the ring now. Wyatt rips at Bryan’s shoulder and laughs while walking away from him. The referee checks on Bryan. Bryan is on the floor now for a breather. Bryan ends up fighting back after Wyatt misses shots, including a Sister Abigail. Bryan leaps off the apron with a flying knee to the floor, taking Wyatt down on the outside. Bryan brings it back in and hits a missile dropkick. Bryan flies again and drops Wyatt but Wyatt keeps going to get up. Bryan goes up for a third missile dropkick. Bryan kips up for a pop.
Fans chant “yes!” now as Wyatt sits up on his knees. Bryan with the “yes!” kicks now, dropping Wyatt. Wyatt comes right back up and stares Bryan down. Bryan with more “yes!” kicks. Wyatt goes down once again, but sits right back up and laughs at Bryan. Bryan with more kicks after Wyatt tells him to bring them. The kick takes Wyatt back down. Bryan stomps away to keep Wyatt down. Bryan gets a louder “yes!” chant going. Bryan charges and hits the big flying knee but Wyatt kicks out at 2.
Bryan hulks up as fans do dueling chants, louder for Bryan. The Fiend is right back up. They go at it. Wyatt applies the Mandible Claw but Bryan turns that into an armbar on the ropes. Bryan leaps off the top but Wyatt catches him in mid-move. Bryan dodges Sister Abigail and rolls Bryan for a 2 count. Bryan charges but Wyatt slams him and applies the Mandible again. Wyatt chokes Bryan out with the Mandible and the referee counts the pin when his shoulders go flat.
Winner: Bray Wyatt
– After the match, Wyatt stands tall with the title as the music hits. We go to replays. The lights flash over The Fiend as he looks on from the stage.
– Sarah Schreiber is backstage with Rey Mysterio, asking about the WWE Title match tonight. Rey talks about his history with Brock Lesnar. Rey says Lesnar never changed but he did. Rey says he will do things to Lesnar tonight that the old Rey would never have done. Rey goes on and says he hopes his son Dominick is watching closely from home tonight as he uses his pipe to beat Lesnar and destroy him.
Men’s Survivor Series Triple Threat Elimination Match: Team RAW (Captain Seth Rollins, Ricochet, Drew McIntyre, Kevin Owens, Randy Orton) vs. Team SmackDown (Captain Roman Reigns, King Baron Corbin, Shorty G, Mustafa Ali, Braun Strowman) vs. Team NXT (Captain Tommaso Ciampa, Keith Lee, Matt Riddle, Damian Priest, WWE UK Champion WALTER)
We go back to ringside with Vic, Nigel and Graves. Out first comes Team RAW – Captain Seth Rollins, Ricochet, Drew McIntyre, Kevin Owens, and Randy Orton. Team SmackDown is out next – Captain Roman Reigns, King Baron Corbin, Shorty G, Mustafa Ali, and Braun Strowman. Out last comes Team NXT – Tommaso Ciampa, Keith Lee, Matt Riddle, Damian Priest, and WWE UK Champion WALTER.
The bell rings and fans start chanting loudly for WALTER. Ciampa starts off with Rollins and Strowman. They size each other up. Rollins attacks Braun and gets dropped. Braun also knocks Ciampa back. Ciampa and Rollins double team Strowman. Strowman gets rocked but he hits a big double dropkick. Strowman stands tall and yells out for a pop. Drew and WALTER tag in to face off with Braun. The crowd pops and chants for the Imperium leader.
WALTER and Drew double team Braun into the corner, unloading on him. Drew and WALTER beat Braun down to the mat. Drew hits WALTER but WALTER eats it. WALTER and Drew go at it now, trading huge chops as the fans go along with them. Drew rocks WALTER but WALTER levels him with a big boot. WALTER with a big seated senton on Drew. WALTER stands tall. Strowman with a big shot to drop WALTER. WALTER with big German suplexes for Drew, then Braun but Braun blocks it. Braun takes a shot but WALTER keeps bringing it. WALTER dropkicks Strowman down. Drew with a big Claymore Kick out of nowhere to WALTER for the pin. WALTER has been eliminated.
Fans boo WALTER’s elimination. Corbin laughs at WALTER. Fans chant “bullshit!” at the elimination. Priest comes in and goes at it with Drew. Braun misses in the corner and hits the ring post. G tags in and hits Priest with a moonsault. Ricochet tags in and flies but misses G. Ricochet and G go at it with offense and counters. G with a huge German on Ricochet, dropping him on his head. Riddle tags in and faces off with G. Ricochet is down in the corner still. G and Riddle wrestle to the mat with counters.
G and Riddle trade ankle locks. More back and forth now. Ciampa tags in and goes to work on G. Ricochet takes G and Ciampa down with a back springboard kick. Owens tags in and goes to the top. Owens sees Riddle and G both down. He looks at both to decide who he hits. Owens hits a Frogsplash on G for the pin. G has been eliminated.
Owens and Riddle stare each other down. Reigns and Corbin have words over who comes in. Owens drops Reigns with a cheap superkick while he argues with Corbin. Corbin eats a superkick from Owens on the floor. Owens with a cannonball on Reigns into the barrier. Owens drops Corbin on the floor with a Stunner. Owens brings it in but Ciampa hits the second rope draping DDT on Ciampa for the pin. Owens has been eliminated.
Orton sneaks up behind Ciampa now. Orton stares Ciampa down for using the DDT. Fans chant for the RKO as the two stare each other down. Ciampa blocks the RKO. Ciampa sends Orton to the floor. Ciampa goes for the draping DDT on Orton but it’s blocked. Orton drops Ciampa on the outside. Orton slams Ciampa back-first on the apron. Orton poses in the ring for a big pop. Orton goes to stomping on Ciampa’s limbs now. Ciampa blocks and kicks Orton. Priest tags in right as Orton drops Ciampa with the RKO. Orton blocks the Reckoning from Priest and hits Priest with the RKO for the pin. Priest has been eliminated.
Orton blocks a knee from Riddle. Riddle rolls Orton up for the pin. Orton has been eliminated and everyone is shocked. Orton hits Riddle with the RKO on his way out of the ring. Corbin runs in and steals the pin. Riddle has been eliminated.
Lee and Strowman face off in the ring. Drew flies and drops Lee. Drew drops Reigns off the apron. Drew turns around to Strowman decking him. Strowman runs around the ring, knocking Ciampa over the barrier, then Ricochet over the steps. Strowman signals for another run around the ring. This time he goes past Rollins and collides with Lee in mid-air as Lee jumped for a crossbody. The referee counts while Lee, Strowman and Drew are down on the outside. Drew with a Claymore Kick to Braun. Drew and Lee break the count but Strowman does not. Strowman has been eliminated by count out. Fans boo.
Ricochet unloads on Corbin in the ring now. Ricochet with a 530 to take Ali out. Ricochet unloads with more strikes on Corbin. Ricochet runs and leaps out, taking Reigns down on the floor. Ricochet goes back to the top but has to land on his feet as Lee moves. Corbin catches Ricochet with End of Days for the pin. Ricochet has been eliminated.
It’s own to Rollins and Drew vs. Ciampa and Lee vs. Strowman and Ali and Reigns. Ali comes n and drops Ciampa, then goes to work on Rollins. Ali gets a big hometown pop as he keeps going, sending Ciampa back to the floor. Rollins runs into an uppercut from Ali. Ali with the big tornado DDT on Rollins. Ali runs and hits a dive on Ciampa and Corbin at the announce tables. Ali sends Ciampa into the ring post and kicks him down. Corbin stops Ali from entering and they argue over Corbin not getting to shine it appears. Ali hits Corbin and goes in the ring but Rollins hits him with a Stomp for the pin. Ali has been eliminated. Fans boo.
Each team has 2 members left. Drew takes out Reigns at ringside, then brings Ciampa in. Ciampa rocks Drew with an elbow. Drew with a huge Alabama Slam on Ciampa in the middle of the ring for a close 2 count. Drew is frustrated now. Drew waits to hit the Claymore on Ciampa but Reigns intercepts with a big Spear. Reigns pins Drew. Drew has been eliminated.
Rollins comes from behind and rolls Reigns for a 2 count. Rollins drops with a kick. Reigns rolls to the floor. Rollins runs for a dive but Reigns rocks him at the ropes. Reigns with a Drive By on Rollins. Ciampa with the draping DDT to Reigns. Ciampa goes for Fairytale Ending but Reigns blocks it. Reigns with a big Superman Punch as he goes down with Ciampa. It’s Rollins vs. Reigns and Corbin vs. Lee and Ciampa now. Corbin runs in to knock Lee off the apron after yelling at Reigns to get up. Corbin drags Reigns over and tags in.
Corbin talks some trash to Reigns. Corbin grabs Ciampa but it’s blocked. Reigns rocks Corbin with a Superman Punch and then hits a Spear on him, his own partner. Ciampa is confused. Ciampa pins Corbin and Corbin has been eliminated.
Lee is down on the outside still. Ciampa, Reigns and Rollins face off in the ring. They all three start brawling. Lee comes in to help Ciampa. Rollins and Reigns double team Lee until he’s down. Rollins tosses Ciampa to the floor. Rollins and Reigns face off in the middle of the ring now. Reigns and Rollins go out to tear apart the announce table now. Ciampa fights as Reigns and Rollins look to double team him. Reigns and Rollins go to put Ciampa through the announce table with a powerbomb but Lee runs over to make the save. Lee looks to powerbomb Reigns into the table but Reigns rams him into the post.
Ciampa rocks Rollins in the ring now. Ciampa with Project Ciampa for a close 2 count on Rollins. Everyone is shocked. Ciampa goes for another Fairytale Ending but Rollins counters. Rollins with superkicks. Ciampa dodges the Stomp. More back and forth between the two. Ciampa with a big knee to the face. Reigns stops Ciampa from hitting the Fairytale Ending with a big Superman Punch. This leads to Rollins pinning Ciampa. Ciampa has been eliminated.
It’s down to Lee, Reigns and Rollins now. Lee walks back into the ring as fans chant for him. Reigns and Rollins wait for the fight. Lee drops Rollins first and then Reigns. Lee keeps control and keeps fighting. Lee launches himself over the top from the apron, taking both down with a big crossbody. Lee stands tall for a big pop. Lee lifts Rollins but he slides out and hits an enziguri, then a superkick. Rollins goes to the top as fans boo him. Rollins with a Frogsplash to Lee but Lee kicks out at 2. Fans chant for “NXT!” now. Rollins can’t believe the kick out. Fans boo Rollins as he talks trash. Rollins cranks up but Lee catches him with a huge powerslam Jackhammer for the pin. Lee has eliminated Rollins.
Lee stands tall and looks over at Reigns, who is still down on the outside. Fans start the chants for Lee as Reigns looks around and slowly enters the ring. Reigns and Lee stare each other down. Lee attacks but misses after connecting. Reigns with a Superman Punch and second. Reigns quickly covers but Lee kicks out just in time. Some think it was a 3 count. Graves says Lee didn’t kick out. Reigns waits in the corner and hulks up as Lee gets up. Reigns goes for a Spear but Lee catches him in mid-move with a powerbomb. Reigns barely kicks out and the crowd goes wild.
Lee goes to the second rope for a moonsault but Reigns moves. Reigns follows up with a Spear for the pin to win for Team SmackDown.
Winners: Team SmackDown (Roman Reigns)
– After the match, Reigns stands tall as the SmackDown music hits. We go to replays. Reigns slowly gets up, waiting for Lee. Reigns nods at Lee in a show of respect. Lee is finally up to his feet as well. Reigns nods at him some more. Lee also shows respect. Reigns approaches and offers his hand for a fist bump. Lee bumps and then makes his exit from the ring. Reigns hits the corner to pose as his own theme music starts up. Reigns plays to the crowd for a mixed reaction.
– We get a backstage pre-recorded promo with Becky Lynch sending warnings to Shayna Baszler and Bayley.
– We get a video package for tonight’s WWE Title match.
No Holds Barred, No DQ Match for the WWE Title: Rey Mysterio vs. Brock Lesnar
We go to the ring and out first comes the challenger, Rey Mysterio. Rey poses in the corner as the pyro goes off on the stage. WWE Champion Brock Lesnar is out next with Paul Heyman. Lesnar is all business tonight as the pyro goes off on the stage. Lesnar hits the ring and jumps on the apron as more pyro goes off. We get formal ring introductions from Rome but Heyman interrupts to give his own intro for his client, some in Spanish.
The bell rings and Lesnar charges but Rey exits the ring and grabs his pipe for a pop. Rey returns to the ring with the pipe but Lesnar goes to the floor and laughs. Lesnar runs back in and drops Rey. Lesnar tries to take the pipe but Rey won’t let go. Lesnar stands on it and the third shot forces Rey to let go. Lesnar launches Rey out of the ring to the announce tables. Lesnar launches Rey over one of the announce tables now, to the floor on the other side.
Lesnar leans the top piece of the announce table over the front of it and then launches Rey through it with an belly-to-belly suplex. Lesnar easily lifts Rey and runs him spine-first into the post. Lesnar scoops Rey again but Rey slides out and shoves Lesnar in the ring post but Lesnar avoids it. Rey fights and then crawls in the ring for the pipe. Lesnar recovers and stops it. Lesnar grabs Rey and delivers the first German suplex. Rey lands on the pipe. Lesnar delivers another big suplex and takes his time with Rey now.
Lesnar keeps control while Rey is down. Rey’s son Dominick runs down right as Lesnar is about to use the pipe on Rey. Dominick has a bag or something but it’s empty. Lesnar looks down at Dominick but Rey comes from behind with a low blow to take advantage. Lesnar goes to grab Dominick but Dominick hits a low blow as well. Rey unloads on Lesnar with the pipe all over the ring now. Rey’s son comes back in the ring with steel chair shots on Lesnar. Rey and Dominick hit a double 619 at the same time on Lesnar for a big pop. Heyman is shocked. Dominick with the top rope Frogsplash on Lesnar. Rey follows up with the top rope Frogsplash on Lesnar. Rey covers and his son jumps on top of him to add to the cover but Lesnar kicks out at 2.
Lesnar comes back and ends up dropping Dominick with a huge suplex. Rey comes off the top but Lesnar catches him in mid-air with a big F5. Lesnar covers Rey for the pin to retain.
Winner: Brock Lesnar
– After the match, Lesnar crawls out of the ring and takes the title as his music hits. Dominick crawls to Rey to check on him. We go to replays. Heyman celebrates with Lesnar as they exit with the title as Rey and his son try to recover.
– Back from a break and Cole leads us to a video package for tonight’s main event.
Triple Threat Match: RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch vs. NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley
We go to the ring for tonight’s non-title main event and out first comes SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley. NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler is out next. We see Baszler marching through the back with Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir. Duke and Shafir stop at the Gorilla Position and let Baszler come out on her own. RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch is out next.
The bell rings and they all face off. They all stall some until a brawl breaks out. Baszler rocks Lynch. Bayley clotheslines Lynch. Baszler ducks Bayley and takes her down with right hands. They roll around and to the floor. Lynch gets involved and takes them both down. Bayley brings Bayley back in and takes her down for a 2 count. Bayley unloads on Bayley and hits leg drops. Becky misses a big leg drop. Bayley comes back and covers but Becky slides out. Lynch knocks Baszler back down. Lynch goes to the top but Bayley cuts her off and sends her to the mat.
Baszler gets in between her opponents and takes over. She works on Becky’s arm while she’s down. Bayley gets involved and Baszler isn’t happy. Bayley and Baszler go at it now. Baszler with a high running knee in the corner to Bayley. Lynch runs in and drops Baszler as she charges Bayley. Lynch works over both of them in the corner but Baszler takes her down. Bayley sends Baszler out and drops Becky. Bayley stomps away while Becky is down now. Bayley with shoulder thrusts to Becky in the corner. Bayley with more offense and a takedown to Becky. Baszler comes back from the floor but Bayley knocks her off the apron. Bayley goes back to work on Becky and keeps her down. Bayley plays to the crowd and they boo her.
Bayley keeps Lynch down for another 2 count and more boos from the crowd. Baszler pulls Bayley off a pin attempt. They’re all three back in the ring again. Becky with an Exploder on Bayley. All three Superstars trade shots and power moves now. Lynch with a DDT on Bayley for a 2 count. Becky with an elbow drop to Bayley for a 2 count as Baszler breaks it up. Becky eventually goes for the Disarm-Her on Bayley but Baszler breaks it up. Baszler drops Lynch on her head for a 2 count. More back and forth and trading shots now. Baszler mounts Bayley and pounds on her. Baszler with a suplex for a 2 count.
Everyone goes down once again after a dropkick from the top. Lynch gets up and stares Baszler down. They trade big strikes now. Baszler ends up taking Bayley to the corner and beating her down. Baszler climbs up for a superplex but Bayley fights her off to the mat. Lynch comes up but Bayley sends her back to the mat. Bayley charges on the apron to Becky on the floor but Baszler grabs a Kirifuda Clutch to Bayley. Lynch messes that up for Baszler. Becky ends up powerbombing Baszler from the corner for another close 2 count. Lynch tries to rally fans now. She tries to take Baszler into the Disarm-Her but Baszler goes for the Kirifuda Clutch. This leads to Lynch rolling her for a 2 count. Becky goes right into the Disarm-Her now.
Bayley gets launched from the apron to the floor and lands hard. Baszler sends her into the ring post. More back and forth between Lynch and Baszler now. Baszler runs Lynch into the ring post now. Baszler sends Lynch knee-first into the steel ring steps, and again. Baszler slams Lynch head-first into the announce table now. Baszler lifts Lynch on her shoulders and launches her back-first onto the announce table. Bayley runs over out of nowhere and clotheslines Baszler. Bayley brings Baszler into the ring but Baszler goes for the Kirifuda Clutch. Bayley counters for a 2 count. Bayley counters a move and hits a back suplex for a 2 count.
Bayley goes to the top for the elbow drop but Baszler moves and applies the Kirifuda Clutch on the mat. Bayley resists and Baszler fights it. Baszler keeps the Kirifuda Clutch applied and Bayley taps for the win.
Winner: Shayna Baszler
– After the match, Baszler takes her title and sits up in the middle of the ring as her music hits. We go to replays. Bayley rolls over and tries to recover. Baszler has her arm raised by the referee as the graphic shows that the night ended with 1 (RAW) – 4 (NXT) – 2 (SmackDown). Baszler exits the ring and stands on top of the announce table, posing and looking down at Lynch, who is still laid out. Baszler turns to leave the announce table but Lynch jumps up and knocks her down. Lynch drives Baszler onto the German announce table as fans start chanting for her. Becky jumps off the top of the barrier and puts Baszler through the table now. Becky stands tall and says something about this being her show. Lynch’s music hits as she stands tall. We go to more replays. The 2019 WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view goes off the air with Lynch raising her title and talking trash while standing on top of the announce table.