Bobby Roode vs. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler came out to no music or lights with the idea that he doesn’t need a fancy entrance. Or, maybe he’s doing the ECW Dudley Boyz. They went back and forth with solid action, but were in a position where the audience was just waiting for the main event. Ziggler was working over Roode’s arm for a long time. The work was fine. Ziggler cinched in a sleeper and scissored his legs around Roode’s body to try and prevent him from fighting his way out. Roode slipped out and tried to escape. He made his way to his feet and nailed a belly to back suplex.
Roode continued to work over Ziggler but was unable to put him away. Ziggler nailed a DDT for a two count. There was actually a chant cheering Ziggler. Ziggler caught the Famouser for a two count. Ziggler went for a superkick but missed. Roode caught him with a spinebuster. They went into a series of rollups, including Ziggler hooking the tights until Roode rolled through and hooked the tights and scored the pin.
Winner: Bobby Roode
After the match: Ziggler immediately attacked him with the Zig Zag and left him laying.
Mike Kanellis versus Bobby Roode
They lock up and Roode with a clean break but it is not Glorious because Kanellis with a kick and punches. Roode with a spinebuster. Roode with the GLORIOUS DDT for the three count.
Winner: Bobby Roode
After the match: Dolph Ziggler comes out and he congratulates Bobby on his huge victory. Ziggler says he is a fan of the whole Roode production. He says he is thinking about some ideas for his entrance on Sunday. Sirens sound and he tells them to cut it off and he goes to the back. Ziggler comes out with a bass drum and he sets off party poppers and noise makers. Ziggler sounds off an air horn. Ziggler says Bobby thinks his entrance is everything. Dolph says you have found a way to weasel your way through the back door into the WWE. Ziggler says he is going to show an entrance you have never seen before. He tells Bobby to bring all of the smoke and mirrors he wants because the bell will have to ring. Dolph says he will expose Bobby for what he is. You are nothing more than an entrance. Bobby takes the mic and he says that Dolph asked him about his entrance and Bobby says it was terrible. Roode says you are doing it all wrong.
In Ring: A gong sounds and the lights go out so that can only mean one thing . . . Time for Dolph Ziggler to run through more entrances and insult the crowd. The UnderZiggler makes his way to the ring. Dolph gets a mic and he says everyone looks like they have seen a ghost. Dolph says you see a dead man. A dead man walking. He says it is everybody’s favorite. The looks on your faces. Did you think you would see the Undertaker two times in one year. Dolph says anyone can put on a Halloween costume, hobble to the ring and act like a zombie. No one can do what he does in this ring. . . no one.
None of you care. The lights go out and . . . Bobby Roode appears and he makes his way to the ring. Bobby says Dolph is a heck of a competitor but he is a hypocrite. You don’t care about what the WWE Universe thinks about you, but you come out to tell them what they think. Bobby says they are a lot alike. They both demand respect in the ring. You claim to be the best in ring competitor. Why don’t you back up that claim. How about they meet at Hell in a Cell.
Dolph points out the flashy robe. He mentions the elaborate entrance with idiotic fan participation. He says that Roode does not have in ring skills on par with him. You are everything that is wrong with WWE. Dolph says you want a match with him? Dolph says that anyone who is in the ring with him will REST . . . IN . . . Bobby stops Dolph and says that Hell in a Cell will be absolutely . . . . glorious.
Dolph Ziggler comes out and he says he has been coming out and exposing the elaborate entrances of these so called superstars who could not lace his boots. Dolph says he is the greatest in ring performer in WWE history, yet you still don’t get it.
Dolph goes to the back and he comes out Dolph comes out to Triple H’s entrance. Dolph asks if that was fun or cool. He asks if he can run NXT now. He says it is harder to spit water than you think. Dolph says he could do something to stop the show.
Dolph then comes out to Shawn Michaels’ music. Dolph says it doesn’t get any more superficial than that. Dolph says he can feel himself losing his smile. Dolph says he can go lower. Dolph comes out to DX’s music and he mocks Billy Gunn. Dolph says he has two words for you . . . Who cares. Who cares about two dads who try to be relevant and coast off into retirement. You don’t care about in ring performance, or lack thereof. You don’t care. Dolph says he is the best ever. Dolph says you couldn’t care less and he does not care about you.
Shane McMahon’s music plays and Kevin freaks out. Instead of Shane, it is Dolph Ziggler dressed like Shane and doing the Dolph-O Dance. Dolph says he tried a new entrance and he will put it in the maybe file. Dolph goes to the back.
Dolph Ziggler makes his way out onto the stage. He says last week he came out here to show that these so called elaborate entrances are done by wannabe superstars who can’t lace his boots. Dolph says he is the greatest in ring performer in WWE history. He says he shouldn’t need an elaborate entrance to make you think he is a star. Dolph says if that is what you want . . . fine. Dolph comes out using Bayley’s entrance. Dolph wants to know if that is superficial enough for you. Are we having fun? The sad reality is that at some point that bell has to ring and the performer has to compete. Dolph says that reminds him of the biggest waste of them all. Someone who cannot hold a candle to him, yet you idolize him.
Dolph comes out as the Ultimate Warrior. Dolph says this is what it has come to. Tassels, face paint, sprinting to the ring, blow up dolls, and running like an idiot. This is what you think makes you a star. Anyone can do what he just did. No one can do what he does in this ring. No one. Each and every one of you couldn’t care less. Dolph says he couldn’t care less about you.