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.
Dolph Ziggler comes out to the stage and he has a mic. Dolph says all of you here tonight and the WWE Universe have no appreciation for what he can do in the ring. You would rather sit on your hands and sit unsatisfied with the greatest performer in WWE history in front of you. Shame on all of you. You don’t want him. You would rather have some dumb gimmick.
Dolph goes to the back. John Cena’s music plays and Dolph Ziggler comes out wearing a John Cena hat. Dolph asks if that worked for you. You saw right through that. How about some nostalgia. Dolph goes to the back and . . . Randy Savage’s music plays. Dolph asks if you are not buying that because you usually buy that nostalgia crap.
Dolph asks for the lights to be turned down. Naomi’s music plays and Dolph comes out with a Naomi glowing wig. Dolph asks if this is what has come to. Anyone can do what he just did. Anybody. No one can what he does in that ring. Since you couldn’t care less, Dolph says he doesn’t give a damn about you. You all make him sick.
Number One Contender Battle Royal for a United States Title Match at Background featuring Sami Zayn, AJ Styles, Luke Harper, Dolph Ziggler, Tye Dillinger, Erick Rowan, Jason Jordan, Sin Cara, Epico, Konnor, Viktor, Fandango, Tyler Breeze, Mojo Rawley, and Zack Ryder
Everyone pairs off as the match starts. Ryder battles with Dillinger in the corner. Ziggler is sent to the apron but he returns to the ring and Zayn goes after Ziggler and sends him to the apron again. Viktor tries to eliminate Fandango but Fandango is back into the ring. Styles is sent to the apron but he returns to the ring. Rowan works over Cara while Jordan battles with Ryder. Harper and Konnor battle and Harper clotheslines Ziggler on the apron to eliminate him.
Winner: AJ Styles
Dolph Ziggler versus Shinsuke Nakamura
Ziggler tries for the leg and Nakamura misses a kick. Ziggler grabs the leg and Nakamura with a waist lock. Ziggler with a standing switch. Nakamura with a standing switch and Nakamura goes for the arm but Ziggler gets out of the hold and goes to the floor. Nakamura with a wrist lock but Ziggler with a waist lock and rollup for a near fall. Ziggler with another near fall. Ziggler tries for a punch on the break but Nakamura moves and he challenges Ziggler. Nakamura with a kick and forearm to the head. Nakamura with a cravate and a knee to the midsection followed by a kick. Nakamura with boots in the corner. Nakamura misses a splash into the corner but he avoids a drop kick. Ziggler sends Nakamura into the ring post. Ziggler with a drop kick for a near fall. Ziggler with a wrist lock and he rakes the face and kicks Nakamura in the shoulder. Ziggler runs his boot across the face. Ziggler with a reverse chin lock. Nakamura with punches but Ziggler kicks Nakamura in the knee. Nakamura with a back drop that sends Ziggler over the top rope to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Ziggler with a reverse chin lock. Nakamura misses a round kick but he hits an enzuigiri. Nakamura and Ziggler miss with punches but Ziggler pulls Nakamura down by the hair. Nakamura with a knee to the midsection and a kick to the back. Nakamura with kicks to the chest and Nakamura with a flying boot to Ziggler. Nakamura puts Ziggler on the turnbuckles and he connects with a running knee to the midsection. Nakamura gets a near fall. Nakamura with knees to the ribs. Nakamura with a front face lock and he hits a gourdbuster. Nakamura sets for Kinshasa but Ziggler moves and kicks Nakamura in the knee. Ziggler with a Fameasser for a near fall. Ziggler sets for a super kick but Nakamura moves. Ziggler with a rollup for a near fall. Nakamura with a cross arm breaker but Ziggler wtih a rake of the eyes. Nakamura with kicks to the arm and Ziggler lands on his feet on a reverse exploder. Ziggler with a Zig Zag and Nakamura kicks out. Ziggler with a sleeper on Nakamura. Ziggler adds a body scissors. Nakamura gets to his feet. Nakamura with a snap mare and a running boot to the back of the head. Nakamura sets for Kinshasa and he hits it for the three count.
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura
Money in the Bank Ladder Match for a Title Match for the WWE Championship: Baron Corbin vs Sami Zayn vs Dolph Ziggler vs Shinsuke Nakamura vs AJ Styles vs Kevin Owens
Baron Corbin attacks Nakamura as he makes his way to the ring and he grabs a ladder. Corbin hits Nakamura in the ribs with the ladder. He hits Nakamura a second time. Corbin hits Nakamura a few times with a video camera. Medical staff checks on Nakamura and Corbin wants the match to start. Styles punches Ziggler while Owens and Corbin go after Zayn. Owens with forearms to Corbin and Corbin fires back. Zayn and Styles work over Ziggler. Styles punches Corbin while everyone else goes to the floor. Owens with a forearm to Zayn and then Ziggler. Owens sends Ziggler into a ladder on the floor. Owens and Zayn exchange forearms. Zayn hits Owens with a ladder and Corbin sends Zayn into the ringside barrier. We see Nakamura being sent to the back. Zayn sends Owens into the apron. Zayn looks around while Corbin and Ziggler work on Styles. Zayn with a flip dive onto Owens. Styles with punches and chops to Ziggler and Corbin but they stop Styles. Corbin and Ziggler grab a ladder and they hit Styles with it. Corbin punches Ziggler. Corbin drops a ladder on Styles’ ribs. Ziggler with a super kick to Corbin.
Ziggler is sent to the floor. Owens pulls the ladder out of teh ring. Zayn with a running clothesline to Owens. Zayn puts a ladder against the ropes so he can pull it in but Styles hits Zayn from behind. Styles sends Zayn to the floor. Styles grabs the ladder but Ziggler stops him. Ziggler tries to send the ladder into Styles’ face but he stop. Ziggler is pushed into the ring steps. Ziggler climbs the ladder on the apron and hits Styles when he goes for a springboard move to the floor. Corbin with Deep Six to Ziggler on the floor. Zayn with an Arabian Press onto Corbin but Zayn holds his knee. Styles pulls the ladder into the ring but Owens with a super kick and he punches Styles. Owens picks up the ladder and he hits Styles in the ribs with it. Corbin and Ziggler get on the apron and Owens knocks them off. Styles with a drop toe hold and Owens falls onto the ladder. Styles and Owens exchange punches. Styles sets for a Styles Clash but Owens blocks it and Owens back body drops Styles over the top rope to the floor. Zayn hits Owens before he can set up the ladder. Owens goes to the apron and he drops Zayn on the top rope. Owens looks around and he goes up top and sets for a swanton onto Ziggler, Corbin, and Styles but Zayn press slams Owens onto the ladder opened on its side and the ladder is bent. Zayn tries to set up the ladder but he knows it will not work so he throws it to the floor. Zayn sends a bigger ladder into the ring and something happens on the floor that the camera missed. Ziggler with a forearm to the back of the head to stop Zayn. Ziggler sets up a ladder in the corner and he sends Zayn into the ladder. Ziggler climbs the ladder and Zayn pulls him off. Ziggler pulls Zayn off and hits a drop kick. Ziggler has a super kick blocked and Zayn with a Blue Thunder Bomb. Zayn climbs the ladder and Corbin stops him. Zayn is sent into the ladder by Corbin and the ladder falls down. Continue reading