Dolph Ziggler vs. Seth Rollins
They lock up and Rollins with a wrist lock. Rollins with a hammer lock but Ziggler with a reversal and Rollins gets to the ropes and apron. Rollins gets back into the ring and Rollins with a side head lock and take down. Rollins with a shoulder tackle but Ziggler with a hip toss and drop kick. Ziggler misses a Stinger Splash when Rollins moves out of the way. Rollins kicks Ziggler and we go to commercial. We are back and Big Show and Kane have come to ringside during the commercial break along with Ryback and Erik Rowan. Rollins with a head lock but Ziggler with punches. Ziggler lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt. Rollisn with a hot shot to Ziggler and he gets a near fall. Rollins with a short arm clothesline. Rollins with a second short arm clothesline. Ziggler avoids a third short arm clothesline and then both men go for a cross body and both men go down.
Ziggler with a Vigilante Stinger Splash but Rollins avoids the neck breaker and he sends Ziggler into the corner. Rollins misses a Vigilante Stinger Splash when Ziggler moves and Ziggler with a Vigilante Stinger Splash and neck breaker. Ziggler with the leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Ziggler with a kick but he misses the Fameasser. Ziggler with an O’Connor Roll for a near fall. Ziggler with a backslide for a near fall. Rollins with a back heel kick to stop Ziggler. Ziggler tries for the Hesitation DDT but Rollins counters and tries for a buckle bomb but Ziggler counters with a sunset flip and a near fall. Ziggler with a Fameasser for a near fall. Rollins with an elbow while in the ropes. Ziggler sends Rollins to the apron and then Ziggler with a drop kick to knock Rollins off the apron. Rollins pushes Rowan and slaps Ryback on the floor. Rollins backs up only to have Ziggler hit a running forearm to the head. Ziggler sends Rollins into the corner. Ziggler goes for yet another Vigilante Stinger Splash but Rollins moves and Ziggler lands on the turnbuckles. Kane gets on the apron but Ziggler punches him. Rollins catches Ziggler off the turnbuckles and Rollins with a Buckle Bomb followed by Black Out for the three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins
After the match: Show gives Rollins the briefcase and he holds it over his head. Joey and Jamie come out to celebrate with Seth. Seth says that there is one thing left to do because there are five of us and three of them. They move to the ring while Ryback and Rowan send Ziggler to the apron for safety but Ziggler falls to the floor.
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Seth Rollins comes to the ring with Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble and he has something to say. Seth mentions that today is President’s Day. It is a day to honor the people of the past. That is a waste of time when the living, breathing, embodiment of the future is standing in front of you. Seth says future is a word that is starting to become a little passé. Right now, he is the most talented performer in the entire world. Right now, he is the most valuable asset in the WWE. Seth says that he is untouchable in the ring and there is nothing or no one who could stop him. Seth says he could become president even though he isn’t old enough. He can take over as the host of the Daily Show so it would be watchable. Seth says what he wants to do is cash in the briefcase and become the next WWE Champion. Seth says that he should be main eventing Wrestlemania. Instead he is forced to deal with these people who are so far beneath him and have no business meddling in his affairs. People like Erick Rowan, Ryback, and Dolph Ziggler.
Dolph Ziggler comes out and he wants to know why Seth is so low. Did he have a bad Valentine’s Day? Did Jamie and Joey get you the wrong chocolate? Did Stephanie tie you into the car seat too tight? Did Hunter sit you down and talk to you about the birds and the bees. Seth says that his jokes are as bad as his career. Dolph says that he is nothing compared to Seth. Especially when it comes to being a whiny protected sell out douche. Dolph says that he is the guy who every time he steps into the ring, he raises the bar of what is the best. He single handedly got rid of the Authority. If he cannot do that again, he will get rid of the self proclaimed future.
Seth Rollins (with Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble) versus Dolph Ziggler
They exchange punches before the bell rings and then Ziggler punches Rollins and Seth goes to the floor as we go to commercial.We are back and the match started during the commercial and Rollins with a reverse chin lock. We see footage from the commercial break when Mercury and Noble distract Ziggler to help Rollins. Rollins sends Ziggler to the floor and Mercury and Noble are warned by the referee before they can do anything. Then they are sent to the back.
Rollins goes to the floor and he sends Ziggler into the ringside barrier. Rollins rolls Ziggler back into the ring and Ziggler with an inside cradle for a near fall. Rollins with a clothesline and then he stomps on Ziggler’s chest. Ziggler with a jawbreaker and then Ziggler with an elbow to Rollins. Rollins misses a charge into the corner and Rollins hits the ring post when Ziggler moves. Ziggler with a Vigilante Stinger Splash followed by a neck breaker and a leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Rollins blocks a Fameasser and sets for a power bomb but Ziggler with a sunset flip for a near fall. Ziggler with a hesitation DDT for a near fall. Ziggler tries for a Zig Zag but Rollins holds the ropes and Rollins with a drop kick for a near fall. Rollins stomps on Ziggler’s head and then he goes to the apron and up top but Ziggler stops Rollins. Rollins sends Ziggler to the mat. Ziggler moves and Rollins lands on his feet. Ziggler misses a Zig Zag and Rollins misses Black Out. Ziggler with a Zig Zag and Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble break up the cover and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler (by disqualification)
After the match: Ryback and Erick Rowan make their way to the ring and they go after Noble and Mercury. Mercury escapes but Noble falls victim to the spinebuster.
10 photos of Dolph racing around in a hot camaro & chatting with the press in Abu Dhabi have been added into the gallery. I’ve also added photos from their first show in Abu Dhabi as well so be sure to check them out!
Dolph Ziggler versus Bray Wyatt
They lock up and Wyatt sends Ziggler to the mat. Ziggler with a knee bar into a front face lock. Ziggler with a front face lock but Wyatt escapes and he punches Ziggler but Ziggler with a drop kick. Ziggler with a waist lock but Wyatt gets to the ropes. Wyatt with an elbow to the head followed by a punch to the head. Wyatt chokes Ziggler in the ropes. Wyatt with an Irish whip but Ziggler moves when Wyatt goes for a splash. Ziggler with a splash and neck breaker but Wyatt rolls to the apron before Ziggler can drop the elbow. Ziggler drops Wyatt on the top rope and he drop kicks Wyatt off the apron to the floor. We are back and Wyatt sends Ziggler’s head into the mat. We see footage from the commercial break when Wyatt sends Ziggler onto the apron. Wyatt with a reverse chin lock. Ziggler punches Wyatt but Wyatt with a flying cross body to and Ziggler is down. Wyatt with forearms to the back of the head.
Ziggler punches Wyatt and hits a jaw breaker that staggers Wyatt. Ziggler with an uppercut and then Wyatt misses a clothesline and Ziggler hits the hesitation DDT for a near fall. Ziggler with a kick and he misses the Fameasser. Wyatt grabs Ziggler for Sister Abigail but Ziggler counters with a rollup. Ziggler with a Fameasser and super kick for a near fall. Wyatt rolls to the floor. Ziggler goes to the floor and he is met with a clothesline from Wyatt and Ziggler is down. Wyatt rolls Ziggler into the ring and instead of trying to pin him, Wyatt decides to arch his back in the corner and he does the crab walk and then he flips over. Wyatt with Sister Abigail and he gets the three count.
Winner: Bray Wyatt
After the match: Wyatt pulls Ziggler out of the ring and the referee checks on Ziggler while Wyatt pulls up the mats. The referees fix the mats while they warn Wyatt.
Daniel Bryan and Roman Reigns versus Seth Rollins, Joey Mercury, Jamie Noble, Kane, and Big Show
Ryback’s music plays and Erick Rowan and Dolph Ziggler join Ryback as the brawl continues with Kane working over Ziggler with a boot to the head while Rollins and Rowan battle. Kane hits Rowan from behind and then connects with an uppercut. Ziggler with a splash off the stage.