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The Payback Kick-Off Show is underway and we go up to the panel which consists of Booker T, Josh Matthews, Kofi Kingston and Alex Riley. They discuss the line up for tonight's event
Backstage: Byron Saxton asks Nikki if she's spoken to Brie at all and Nikki says no she's pretty much kept to herself and really has no idea what Daniel Bryan will do tonight
Hair vs Mask: Hornswoggle vs El Torito
Hornswoggle thrown to the outside. Torito, goes out after him and Slater chases him under the ring. Torito comes out from the other side. Slater in the ring. Hornswoggle rolls Torito back into the ring. Moonsault by Hornswoggle misses its mark. One of Los Matadores pulls Slater off the apron. Mahal gets taken out with a crossbody. Slater back in the ring gets clotheslined over the top rope. Hornswoggle with a dive through the ropes. Slater back up on the apron and Torito goes to the top rope and takes Slater down with a hurricanrana. Hornswoggle laid out in the corner. Torito with the Bronco Buster. Hornswoggle with a powerbomb but could only get a 2 count. Hornswoggle looking to pull the mask off and does but there's another mask underneath. Torito with roll up from behind for the three count
The winner of the match: El Torito
Post Match: Hornswoggle is in the barber chair and Los Matadores pull out the scissors and hand it to Torito who proceeds to cut Hornswoggle's hair
Back to the panel to get their thoughts on Hornswoggle losing and getting his hair cut.
WWE.com exclusive showing how RybAxel vs Rhodes Dynasty came to be.
Backstage: Rhodes Dynasty are talking and say this is where brotherhood was born.
Booker T gives Kofi Kingston breaking news that he's been put in a match against Bo Dallas
WWE Payback 2014
Welcome to WWE Payback live from The All State Arena in Chicago, Illinois and we kick things off with championship action
US Championship: Sheamus vs Cesaro
WWE United States Title Match: Cesaro vs. Sheamus
We go to the ring and out first comes WWE United States Champion Sheamus to a mixed reaction. The announcers show us a recap of how this match came about. Paul Heyman is out next to a mostly positive reaction. Heyman introduces himself and says he’s here to advocate for a Paul Heyman Guy. The CM Punk chants start up again. Heyman says he’s not here tonight, he’s over at the United Center watching the Blackhawks. This gets a pop. Watching the Blackhawks get their streak broken by the LA Kings, Heyman says. This gets boos. Heyman touts Brock Lesnar ending The Streak next. Heyman knocks Sheamus and brings out who he calls the next United States Champion Cesaro The bell rings and Sheamus immediately unloads on Cesaro. Cesaro counters a hold and drops Sheamus on his head. Cesaro with offense and a big uppercut in the corner now. Cesaro is told to back off in the corner. Sheamus turns it around and kicks Cesaro in the back. Sheamus with a scoop slam. Cesaro dodges an elbow drop and nails a big boot. Cesaro with a running uppercut in the corner. Sheamus with more offense. Cesaro with an uppercut but the next is blocked. Sheamus tosses Cesaro over the top but he hangs on. Sheamus hits the forearms to the chest now. Sheamus with a second set of forearms to the chest. They go to the floor and Sheamus tosses Cesaro into the barrier. Sheamus brings it back in. Sheamus goes for a battering ram but Cesaro meets him with an uppercut. Sheamus flies out to the floor. Cesaro with the big swing on Sheamus. Cesaro goes for the Neutralizer but Sheamus counters into a small package for the three count
The winner of the match and still US Champion: Sheamus
Rhodes Dynasty vs RybAxel
Goldust with an atomic drop. Ryback with an irish whip and clothesline in the corner. Ryback with an elbow from the second rope followed by Axel. Axel with an armwringer takes Goldust down. Ryback with a knee to the head and Ryback choking Goldust out on the ropes. Suplex by Ryback. Ryback keeping Goldust grounded working over the arm. Small package by Goldust. Elbow by Goldust and Goldust trying to fight out of the corner. Axel knocked off the apron and Rhodes working on Ryback. Elbow to Ryback. Rhodes hits a dropkick. Ryback goes for one of his own but misses. Rhodes off the ropes takes out both Ryback and Axel with a moonsault. Rhodes goes for the Disaster Kick gets caught by Ryback who powerbombs him into Goldust. Ryback with the Meat Hook clothesline. Goldust breaks up the pin. Powerslam on Axel by Goldust. Rhodes hooks Ryback and delivers Cross Rhodes and Axel breaks up the pin. Clothesline misses as Axel goes flying over the top rope. Rhodes once more goes for The Disaster Kick. Ryback catches him and delivers ShellShocked for the three count
The winners of the match: RybAxel
Post Match: Goldust checks on Cody Rhodes. Rhodes grabs the mic and tells Goldust he needs a better tag team partner than him and exits the ring
Big E. vs Rusev
Big E. and Rusev with a mid ring collision with neither going down. Big E and Rusev trade clubbing blows. Irish whip by Big E. Rusev side steps and delivers a german suplex. Rusev charges amd Big E takes Rusev down with a one handed slam. Rusev trying to make it back to his feet. Big E. with a shoulder tackle sending both Rusev and Big E. crashing to the floor. Rusev and Big E back in the ring and Rusev delivers a big kick. Rusev with a boot to the back, applies The Accolades on Big E. for the submission
The winner by submission: Rusev
Backstage: Daniel Bryan and BrieBo Da are talking
Bo Dallas vs Kofi Kingston
Kingston comes out followed by Dallas but the match never got underway as Kane came out and destroyed Kingston. Dallas climbs back in and grabs the mic and tells Kingston not to worry because he will be back on his feet in no time. All he has to do is BO-lieve
The winner of the match: None
WWE Intercontinental Championship: Bad News Barrett vs RVD
Side headlock by Barrett. RVD counters into a hammerlock. Right hand by Barrett. Irish whip by RVD and RVD and Barrett exchange punches and kicks. RVD with an elbow and thrust kick to Barrett. Headbutt to Barrett. RVD with shoulderblocks in the corner. RBD misses with a kick and Barrett delivers a swinging neckbreaker. RVD reverses an irish whip and catches Barrett with a kick sending him to the outside. RVD whips Barrett into the barricade. RVD hangs Barrett out over the barricade. RVD on the apron delivers the spinning legdrop. Van Dam rolls Barrett back in and delivers a legdrop. RVD on the ropes but Barrett strikes from behind, Barrett with the big boot sends RVD crashing to the floor. Barrett slides back into the ring Van Dam makes it back to the apron and Barrett stomps away at him sending him into the turnbuckle and Barrett laid out across the top turnbuckle as Barrett lands a kick to the ribs. Chinlock by Barrett. Barrett goes for the pumphandle slam but RVD counters and catches Barrett with a kick to the nose. Clotheslines by RVD. Barrett's head smashed against the turnbuckle and another kick to Barrett. RVD with Rolling Thunder. RVD goes to the top rope misses with the Five Star Frog Splash. Barrett loads up the arm. Barrett misses with the Bull Hammer. Legscissors roll up by RVD but Barrett kicks out and hits Winds Of Change. RVD slides to the outside as Barrett loads up again this time hitting the ring post with the Bull Hammer. RVD on the apron with shoulder tackle. DDT to Barrett. RVD back to the top with a moonsault but Barrett gets the knees up and connects with the Bull Hammer for the three count
The winner of the match and still Intercontinental Champion: Bad News Barrett
We see video from this past Monday night of Stephanie asking Daniel Bryan to surrender the WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Daniel Bryan-Stephanie McMahon segment
Stephanie thanks everyone for the warm welcome and says tonight is a historical night and asks if Daniel Bryan will do the right thing and surrender the WWE World Heavyweight Championship or force her to take action against Brie Bella and fire her. Bryan comes out to the ring with Brie. Stephanie says before Bryan tells her what she wants to hear she says she's so glad he brought Brie out and says he put them both in a predicament and says if one day they happen to conceive asks what kind of example he will set for them. Will he do what is right or will he be selfish. Bryan says this is an opportunity for Stephanie. He's going to give Stephanie an opportunity to change the fans mind and show she can do the right thing. He fought, scratched and clawed to win the championship at Wrestlemania. Stephanie says the people want him to quit just like CM Punk. Stephanie demands he surrenders the title or she'll fire Brie. Bryan says he hopes Stephanie's children are watching so they can see what a narcissitical, self centered, b--- she is. Stephanie says she doesn't really blame Brie. The only crime she's committed is making a poor choice in a husband. Brie tells Daniel they both know what needs to be done. Brie tells Stephanie she refuses to be a powerless victim and Stephanie doesn't control her. Stephanie says she does because Brie works for her. Stephanie goes to fire her but Brie cuts her off and says she can't fire Brie because Brie quits. Brie then slaps Stephanie. Stephanie leaves the ring and runs to the back as Brie and Bryan lead the WWE Universe in a Yes Chant.
We see video of the Bray Wyatt-John Cena feud
Last Man Standing Match: John Cena vs Bray Wyatt
Wyatt with headbutts to Cena. Irish whip reveresed by Cena. Cena with the bulldog. Wyatt with a right hand. Another right hand by Wyatt. Irish whip and an elbow by Wyatt. Another headbutt. And Wyatt with the running clothesline in the corner. Cena back on the offense hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Wyatt plants Cena with a knee to the gut. Kick to the face by Wyatt. Single leg takedown by Cena. Wyatt counters and plants Cena. Wyatt launches himself into Cena. Forearm by Wyatt. Cena on the top rope pushes Wyatt down to the mat. Cena connects with a legdrop. Cena goes for the AA but Wyatt counters and hits the Sister Abigail. Cena gets to his feet, AA to Wyatt. Rowan on the apron taken out by Cena. Usos get involved. Harper takes out Rowan and The Usos. Cena distracted, turns around and Wyatt hits a chair to the gut. Chair shot to the back sends Cena to the outside. Cena turns the tables and uses the steel chair on Wyatt. Chair shot to the back by Cena. Wyatt rolls back in. Another chair shot to the back by Cena. Cena goes under the ring and pulls out a table. Cena sets up the table. Wyatt blasts Cena with a right hand. Cena with an AA but Wyatt counters and suplexes Cena through the table. Wyatt brings the steel steps into the ring and drives them into Cena's skull.Wyatt places Cena's head on the steps and steps on Cena's head. Cena nails Wyatt with the steps. Wyatt rolls out of the ring. Cena gets to his feet and picks up the steps launching them over the ropes into \Wyatt. Cena pulls another table out from under the ring. Wyatt with another Sister Abigail to Cena. Cena whips Wyatt into the ringpost. Wyatt with a senton onto Cena. Cena crawls to the ring steps and gets to his feet. Cena staggers and a right hand by Wyatt sends Cena to the floor. Chairshot blocked by Cena and an AA to Wyatt. Cena slides back into the ring. Harper and Rowan slide in and its a 2 on 1 attack. Harper and Rowan go to the outside to set up the tables. The Usos run back out and take Harper and Rowan out. Tables set up but Harper gets nailed from behind by Uso. Rowan setting up another table and he catches Uso and delivers a fallaway slam. Clothesline misses and a kick takes Rowan out. Running elbow to Rowan. Harper on the apron, climbs top turnbuckle, hooks up Uso and delivers a suplex through the table. Cena goes for another AA, Wyatt counters and misses with a clothesline. Wyatt launches himself into Cena as they crash through the barricades. Cena and Wyatt go into the crowd. Cena sent flying over the electrical equipment. Cena and Wyatt on the trunk and Cena delivers an AA to Wyatt through another trunk, Cena covers the trunk and stands on top of it as the referee counts to 10
The winner of the match: John Cena
WWE Diva's Championship: Paige vs Alicia Fox
Fox and Paige lock up and Paige takes Fox down. Paige sent to the outside. Knee to the spine and Paige has Fox on the apron delivering knee strikes. Suplex into a float over by Paige. Paige with an irish whip into the corner throwing elbows to the side of Fox's head. Fox to the outside. Fox trips Paige and pulls her out of the ring. Fox picks Paige up but Paige rams her into the barricade. Snapmare by Fox. Paige thrown into the barricade. Paige rolled back into the ring and a 2 count. Fox slams Paige's face into the mat. Bridging suplex by Fox Submission hold by Fox. Backbreaker by Fox. Paige stretched out over Fox's knee. Another backbreaker by Fox. Paige mounting an offense delivering a series of clotheslines. Paige with an irish whip runs into a knee. Knee by Paige as Fox is knocked off the top rope. Paige setting up for the PTO. She has it locked in and Fox taps out
The winner of the match by submission and still the Diva's Champion: Paige
Post Match: The crowd chants "You Tapped Out" and Fox tries to maintain her composure but it doesn't last for very long as she screams for the crowd to be silent. Fox then runs up the ramp to the back
The Shield vs Evolution
All six men begin to brawl and Reigns and Batista take the battle to the outside into the crowd. Orton and Ambrose follow and Triple H gets blasted into the crowd. Ambrose and Reigns back at ringside and Ambrose bounces Orton's head off the announce table. Triple H dumped back over the barricade in the ringside area. Batista thrown into the ring steps. Orton attacks Rollins. Ambrose whipped over the barricade back into the crowd. Reigns with a headbutt to Batista. Reigns and Batista back in the ring and Reigns with a right hand to Batista. Rollins to the top rope and a right hand to Batista. Reigns with an elbow to the back of the head. Batista take control and now it's Orton kicking Rollins. irish whip, Rollins ducks and and connects with a dropkick. Double suplex to Orton. Ambrose with an elbow drop. Reigns in and Orton with a forearm. Batista back in gets blasted by Reigns with a clothesline. Spinebuster by Batista. Reigns and Triple H in now. Side headlock by Triple H and a shoulderblock by Reigns takes The Game down. Triple H with a kick. Back body drop to Reigns and a big clothesline. Reigns works over the arm and Ambrose in now with a headbutt and a stomp. ShoulderRollins unloads on Batista. tackle in the corner. Rollins comes in and lands the forearm to Triple H. Rollins with the Three Amigos on Triple H. Ambrose launches himself across the ring into Triple H. Ambrose off the top rope but Triple H counters. Batista pulls Ambrose to the outside and throws him into the barricade. Ambrose slammed throat first off the barricade/ Boot by Batista. Triple H hammers away at Ambrose on the outside. Orton in now and it's Orton in control as he stomps away at Ambrose. Triple H pounding away at Ambrose. Triple H drives a series of knees into the forehead. Triple H whipped into the corner as he goes flying over the top ropes to the outside. Triple H back into the ring. Irish whip reversed by Triple H. Facebuster off the knee. Ambrose with a clothesline. Rollins unloads on Batista. Running clothelsine in the corner. Chaos breaks out once again. The match spills out into the crowd once again. Rollins gets blasted with a sheet of metal. Batista is down and Reigns tears up the announce table but Orton attacks from behind. Reigns sent shoulder first into the steps. Reigns is put through the table. The action spills up the ramp to the stage. A steel chair is set up and Orton with a back suplex through the chair. Triple H delivers a pedigree. Reigns rolls himself back into the ring and notices he's surrounded. Spinebuster by Batista. Orton Stomp by Orton. Triple H and Orton remove the vest from Reigns. Triple H picks Reigns up and slams his face onto the steps. Kendo shots by Batista and Orton.
Reigns with a desperation move but doesn't last long as Evolution continue the destruction all the way up to the stage. Ambrose tries to fight back but he's stopped. Orton with a DDT to Ambrose. Rollins is back in as he launches himself into all three members of Evolution laying them out. Rollins rolls back into the ring. Batista follows and runs into a boot. Rollins on the second rope gets speared by Batista. Batista picks Rollins up for the Batista Bomb. Rollins counters and Reigns hits a spear of his own for the first elimination
1st Elimination: Batista
RKO by Orton.
Orton sets Reigns up for the DDT but Ambrose hits a chair from behind and dros Orton with the Dirty Deeds for the 2nd Elimination
2nd Elimination: Randy Orton
Triple H with a low blow to Ambrose. Triple H sets up for The Pedigree but Reigns breaks it up. Batista back in with a spear to Reigns. Orton hands Triple H the sledgehammer. Triple H with a sledgehammer shot to Ambrose. Rollins dives at Triple H landing a knee to the side of the head and Reigns follows with the spear for the three count and the final elimination
3rd Elimination: Triple H
The winners of the match: The Shield