WWE Intercontinental Title Game: The Miz Vs. Seth Rollins
We're heading to the ring for this night's first co-branding match as The Miz makes his way out. WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins is on the road with pop while JoJo does the introductions.
We see the Spanish and German announcement teams ringing as Rollins enters the ring. The fans sing for Rollins, as we wait for the bell and play against the crowd. They lock up and act to get started. Miz climbs past the lower rope to hold Rollins. Miz turns it over to Rollins and stamps as fans boo. Miz goes back when the referee warns him. More between the two now back and forth. Rollins tries to jump off the apron, but Miz kicks him and he lands hard on the ground. Miz follows the floor and processes Rollins, from the announcement table to the apron. Miz puts it back in the ring and nails a running shoe in the face for a 2-count. Miz now holds Rollins in the middle of the ring.
Miz retains control and works with Rollins while holding him. Rollins counters a knee and rolls Miz for 2 points. Miz again gives Rollins the ball and beats a big DDT for another Close 2 count. Miz beats Rollins around and plays the crowd for Buhs. Rollins is struggling with strikes. Rollins blocks a move and hits Miz face first into the mat. Rollins with more attack in the corner. Rollins goes on and hits a sling blade. Rollins sends Miz over the top to the floor while the fans cheer. Rollins rips the ropes and nails a suicide dive outside and lands on his feet.
Rollins brings Miz back into the ring and springboards, but Miz catches him in the middle of the air. Rollins blocks the Skull Crushing Final and rolls Miz for 2 points. More back and forth while Rollins hits a blockbuster for a 2 count. Miz fights Rollins and goes for the Figure Four, but it's blocked. Miz sends Rollins to the apron, but he flies back with a big clothesline. Rollins looks at the crowd as fans cheer. Rollins heads off in the corner, but Miz sends him to the apron and pulls him face-first into the apron. Fans booze, as the referee counts. Miz rolls Rollins back into the ring and goes upstairs. Rollins catches him and rolls through, gets up with Miz and drives him to the mat to count 2. Rollins goes up for the big Frogsplash and nails him. Miz occurs just before the count of 3.
Rollins cranks for the Blackout Curb Stomp as Miz recovers. Fans sing "burn" while Rollins gets ready. Miz rolls to the floor and fans boo. Rollins chases Miz back into the ring and ducks over a clothesline. Rollins clotheslines Miz right back to the floor. Rollins runs the ropes for a dive, but Miz hits him with a big left hand on the ropes. Miz wants a DDT on the apron, but he is blocked. Miz with a boot to the face on the apron. They now trade more big shots on the apron. Rollins jumps with the big Revolutionary knee, but Miz moves and Rollins drives his own knee into the ring post. Miz comes in and uses figure four in the middle of the ring.
Miz straightens as Rollins tries to fight it. Rollins turns in the middle of the ring as Miz screams in pain now. Miz turns it over again, but Rollins makes it down to the bottom rope and Miz has to break through the hold. They exchange shots of how fans are going with them now. Rollins counters the Skull Crushing Final. Miz with a big kick but Rollins comes back with the Enziguri. Rollins seems to be up against the Skull Crushing final again, but his knee goes down and Miz drops him to 2 points. Miz with the flying clothesline in the corner to a dazed Rollins. Miz goes upstairs but wastes time and Rollins hits him. Rollins climbs up for the Superplex, but Miz stays tuned and fights back, sending Rollins to the mat on his knee. Rollins runs up again and hits the Superplex, holding him for the Falcon Arrow, but his knee goes off again. Miz with a Skull Crushing Final for another Close 2 Count.
Miz gets up first, as Rollins is still selling the knee injury. Miz puts Rollins on the top and rocks hi. Miz climbs up from the second rope for a great Skull Crushing final, but Rollins fights off. Rollins gets up and comes down, but Miz takes the knee out in the air. They exchange pin attempts and more offensive after Rollins missed a super blackout from the second rope. Rollins hits the blackout, but his knee goes off again. Rollins still manages to crawl and get the pin for the win.
Winner: Seth Rollins