Tonight's episode begins with John Cena coming to the ring and cutting a promo bemoaning the Authority and the firing of Ziggler, Ryback, and Rowan. He encourages the WWE Universe to get on social media and demand that they be rehired. He then says that he is going to walk away from Royal Rumble as WWE Champion. He says that if he wins, he is going to take the belt and go home until the Authority gives up power. Triple H and Stephanie come to the ring. Stephanie gets on the mic and mocks Cena. Triple H gets on and says he expects more from Cena. Triple H says he will give Cena a chance to get his friends' job back. Triple H then schedules a Lumberjack Match between Cena and Seth Rollins.
MATCH: John Cena vs. Seth Rollins
Cena takes Rollins to the mat. Cena slides out of the ring and takes out a lumberjack. Rollins capitalizes and gains control. He beats Cena to the mat. Rollins tosses Cena outside the ring and Cena gets beat by the lumberjacks. Back in the ring, Cena gains the advantage and throws Rollins out. The lumberjacks refuse to attack Rollins.
The show returns with Rollins in control. Rollins hits a big right hand. The 2 exchange right hands. Cena hits a series of shoulder tackles.Cena hits the 5 knuckle shuffle followed by the AA. The lumberjacks pull Rollins out of the ring. Cena takes out all the lumberjacks with a cross body to the outside from the top rope. Cena covers Rollins for 2. Rollins hits a small package for 2. Rollins hits a boot to the face for another 2. Rollins goes to the top but is stopped by Cena. Rollins counters and hits a running powerbomb into the opposite corner for 2. Cena fights back and slams Rollins for 2. The 2 men exchange blows. Cena goes for an AA but Rollins counters and hits a neckbreaker for 2.
Cena fights back and hits the AA. He covers Rollins but Cena is pulled outside by the lumberjacks and beat on the outside. Back in the ring Rollins goes for the curbstomp but Cena counters with an AA. Rollins is pulled to the bottom rope by Kane. Big Show pulls Cena outside the ring and hits a KO Punch. Back in the ring Rollins covers Cena for the 3 count.
WINNER: Seth Rollins via Pinfall
Stephanie cuts a promo with The Usos and Dean Ambrose addressing their actions on SmackDown. She tells Ambrose that he will be evaluated by a psychiatrist to see if he is eligible to compete in the Royal Rumble.
Miz and Mizdow cut a promo about George Clooney.
Ambrose is shown with the psychiatrist.
MATCH: New Day vs. Cesaro and Tyson Kidd
Kofi sends Cesaro outside the ring. Cesaro sends Kingston to the corner and Kingston eats a kick to the face from Kidd. Kidd is tagged in and drops an elbow for 2. Cesaro is tagged back in and stomps Kingston to the mat. Kingston fights back but is quickly stopped by Cesaro. Cesaro sends Kingston on the spin. Kidd is tagged in and covers Kingston for 2. Cesaro is tagged back in. Kingston fights back and sends Cesaro outside the ring. Kidd is tagged back in as well as Woods. Woods gains control and hits a forearm. Woods takes out Kidd and hits an Enziguri on Cesaro. Woods rolls up Kidd for 2. Kingston is tagged in and hits a double foot stomp from the top rope for the 3 count.
WINNERS: New Day via Pinfall
Big Show comes to the ring and cuts a promo. He spends come time harassing the fans. He calls out Roman Reigns and says that anyone who supports him is a loser. Reigns makes his way to the ring through the crowd. Big Show flees. Reigns cuts a promo referencing Jack and Bean Stock.
MATCH: Roman Reigns vs. Luke Harper
Harper drives Harper into the corner. Reigns fights back and hits a Samoan Drop. Harper rolls out of the ring.
The show returns with Harper in control. He covers Reigns for 2. Reigns fights back an drives Harper to the corner. Harper fights out. Harper goes for a suplex but Reigns reverses. Harper gets up and hits a dropkick. The action spills outside. Reigns is driven into the barricade. Back in the ring Harper applies a gator roll. Reigns fights back with a clothesline followed by a neckbreaker for 2. Harper fights back with a big boot for 2. Harper plants Reigns for 2. Reigns fights back and hits a Superman punch followed by a dropkick from the outside. Big Show distracts Reigns and Harper connects with a super kick for 2. Harper goes for the big clothesline but Reigns catches him with a spear.
WINNER: Roman Reigns via Pinfall
Big Show attacks Reigns after the match.
MATCH: Naomi vs. Alicia Fox
The show returns with Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar coming to the ring. Heyman gets on the mic and hypes up Lesnar.
Naomi has one armed tied behind her back. Alicia has the advantage but Naomi fights back. Alicia eventually regains the advantage and gets the 3 count.
WINNER: Alicia Fox via Pinfall
MATCH: Usos vs. Miz and Mizdow
Miz gains the advantage but is quickly stopped by Uso. Usp hits a flying cross body for a 2 count. Uso hits a stink face for a 2 count. Uso is distracted. Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale for the 3 count.
WINNERS: Miz and Mizdow via Pinfall
The show returns with Daniel Bryan coming to the ring and boasting about his championship victory at WrestleMania 30. He says he intends to win the Royal Rumble and go on to main event WrestleMania again. Stephanie McMahon comes to the ring. She offers him a copy of her new fitness DVD. She then gloats about the injury Daniel Bryan suffered last year. She asks if he really thinks he's ready to come back and do it all again. Daniel Bryan says YES! Daniel Bryan says that he is going to keep on fighting. Stephanie then schedules a match between Daniel Bryan and Kane on SmackDown. Kane comes out. Daniel Bryan attacks Kane. Kane fights back. He tries to tombstone Baniel Bryan on the steel stairs but Bryan fights back and takes out Kane.
Seth Rollins and Brock Lesnar have a run-in with each other backstage.
MATCH: Paige vs. Brie Bella
Brie hits a dropkick from the top rope for 2. Brie applies a chinlock. Paige fights back with a series of headbutts. Paige gets distracted. Brie rolls her up for the 3 count.
WINNER: Brie Bella via Pinfall
Bray Wyatt cuts a promo about the Royal Rumble.
A vignette plays for Randy Savage and his induction into the HOF.
MATCH: The Ascension vs. Random Jobbers
The Ascension have their way with the enhancement talent and get the 3 count.
WINNERS: The Ascension via Pinfall
Dean Ambrose is shown with the psychiatrist. Their roles are reverses, however, and Ambrose is playing the part of the Dr. as the Psychiatrist weeps on the couch.
The show returns with Rusev and Lana making their way to the ring. Lana mocks John Cena and Ryback. Rusev talks some smack. Ambrose's music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Ambrose beats up Ambrose and sends him careening to the outside.
MATCH: Rusev vs. Ambrose
Rusev assault the injured knee of Ambrose. The ref calls the match.
WINNER: Rusev via Match Stoppage
The show returns with the contract signing between Cena, Lesnar, and Rollins. They all talk some smack and eventually all start brawling. Lesnar gets an AA through the table. Rollins hits a curbstomp on both Cena and Lesnar.
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