The show begins with Triple H getting out of a limo. He comes to the ring and cuts a promo about the actions of Kane and Rollins while he was away. He calls them both to the ring. Rollins says that Kane is to blame for his unprofessional actions. He is repeatedly interrupted by the crowd chanting for Dean Ambrose. He suggests that Kane is too old to be Director of Operations. Kane comes out and flips out. Triple H threatens to fire Kane as Director of Operations if Rollins doesn't win at Payback. Triple H then schedules matches for all 4 men involved in the fatal 4-way at Payback. Rollins will face Orton, Kane will face Roman Reigns, and Ambrose will face J&J.
MATCH: Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins
Ambrose hits a hiptoss and stomps Mercury in the corner. Ambrose hits a clothesline and sends Mercury over the top rope. Noble gets in and sets up Ambrose for an ambush outside. Ambrose hits a double clothesline over the announce table. In the ring J&J gain the advantage by double teaming. Ambrose hits a shoulder tackle to Noble. Ambrose beats Noble across the ring. Mercury interferes. Ambrose hits a suicide dive to both of them. Ambrose hits a flying elbow for 2. Ambrose hits a double clothesline followed by Dirty Deeds for 3.
WINNER: Ambrose via Pinfall
MATCH: Dolph Ziggler vs. Wade Barrett
Ziggler hits a big superkick for 2. Ziggler is sent to the corner and follows with an elbow for 2. Ziggler hits a dropkick and sends Barrett out of the ring.
Barrett is in control as the show returns. Ziggler fights back with a famouser for 2. Barrett fights back and hits a big kick to the midsection. Barrett loads up the Bullhammer but Ziggler sidesteps him. Ziggler is distracted by Sheamus. Barrett hits the Bullhammer for 3.
WINNER: Wade Barrett via Pinfall
Ziggler and Sheamus brawl after the match. Sheamus hits a brogue kick.
MATCH: Eric Rowan vs. Fandango
Rowan crushes Fandango.
WINNER: Rowen via Pinfall
The show returns with John Cena cutting a promo on the U.S. Title. He says that he would have to cancel the open challenge because of Rusev or something. He asks the crowd if they want to see a title match.
MATCH: Neville vs. John Cena
Neville and Cena go back and forth in the early going. Cena hits a back elbow for 2. Neville slides beneath Cena and dropkicks him out of the ring.
The show returns with Cena in control. Neville hits a German suplex for 2. Cena rolls out and Neville hits a baseball slide followed by a corkscrew moonsault. Back in the ring, Cena fights back but is stopped by Neville. Neville hits a moonsault from the middle rope for 2. Neville and Cena battle it out. Cena hits a Michinoku driver for 2. Neville rolls up Cena for 2. Neville goes up and over Cena. He goes for a flying crossbody but get caught by Cena. Cena goes for the AA but Neville fights out and hits a superkick for 2. Neville gets caught in the STF. Neville gets out and rolls up Cena for 2. Cena gets up and nails Neville with a clothesline. Cena catches Neville with an AA for 2. Both men struggle to their feet. Cena get Neville on his shoulders on the second rope. Neville reverses and hits a sitout powerbomb for 2. Neville goes to the top rope for the Red Arrow. Neville hits the Red Arrow but the pin is interrupted by Rusev. The ref calls for the bell.
WINNER: Neville via DQ
Rusev beats everyone up after the match.
MATCH: Reigns vs. Kane
Kane beats up Reigns as he approaches the ring through the audience. Reigns fights back but is quickly stopped by Kane. Kane clears the announce table Reigns fights back again and hits a SuperMan punch followed by a spear over the announce table.
MATCH: Tamina vs. Brie Bella
Tamina dominates for most of the match. Brie fights back with a missile dropkick for 2. Tamina hits a superkick for 3.
WINNER: Tamina via Pinfall
MATCH: Curtis Axel vs. Damien Sandow
Sandow dominates Curtis Axel. The match is interrupted by The Ascension. Sandow puts The Ascension in their place.
The show returns with Daniel Bryan coming to the ring. He talks about missing the action while he was injured. He then talks about how much the fans have done for him and how much he cares about them. He says that Stephanie was right to strip him of the WWE Heavyweight Championship because the WWE Universe deserves a fighting champion. He says that is the reason he is here tonight. He then says that his MRI results weren't good and he is out of action indefinitely. He then relinquishes the title.
MATCH: Cesaro vs. Big E
Big E hits several knees and lock in a headlock. Cesaro slams Big E and continues with a European uppercut. Cesaro hits a flying crossbody for 2. Cesaro hits a clothesline over the top rope.
The show returns with Cesaro in control. Cesaro is caught in a stretch by Big E. Cesaro hits a gutwrench suplex. Big E returns witha slam of his own. Big E goes for a splash but Cesaro moves. Cesaro is caught again as Big E plants him for 2. Cesaro fights back with a corkscrew uppercut from the second rope. Cesaro then hits a series of suplexes. He follows with European uppercuts. Cesaro goes for the swing but is distracted by Kingston. Kidd kicks Kingston in the face. Cesaro rolls up Big E for 3.
WINNER: Cesaro via Pinfall
Bray Wyatt comes to the ring and cuts a promo on Ryback. Ryback comes out and hits a spinebuster.
MATCH: Seth Rollins vs. Randy Orton
Orton hits a headlock takeover. Rollins fights out and hits a shoulder tackle. Orton hits a big back elbow. Rollins hits some jabs. Orton throws Rollins to the mat by his hair and follows with a forearm. Orton regains the advantage and hits a backbreaker. Rollins sends Orton out of the ring.
The show returns with both men locking up. Rollins gains the upper hand for 2. Orton tosses Rollins to the apron. Rollins jumps to the top rope. Orton knocks him to his groin. Orton hits a superplex. The two men struggle to their feet and duke it out in the middle of the ring. Orton hits a huge clothesline. Rollins goes to the middle rope. He is caught in the air with a powerslam from Orton for 2. Rollins hits a huge slingshot knee for 2. Orton hits a t-bone suplex. Orton fights back with a kick to the had. Orton goes outside and Rollins hits a suicide dive.
Back in the ring, Orton goes for an RKO but Rollins sidesteps and hits a kick to the chin for 2. Orton fights back and hits the suspended DDT. Orton sets up for the RKO but J&J Security interrupt the match. The Ref calls for the bell. Orton gets beat up. Kane comes out. Ambrose and Reigns come out to make the save. Rollins gets beat up. Kane stands by and watches. Reigns spears Orton. Ambrose hits Dirty Deeds on Reigns.
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