Battle Royal for a WWE Intercontinental Title Shot: Finn Balor, Apollo Crews, Zack Ryder, Titus O’Neil, Curt Hawkins, Kalisto, Lince Dorado, Gran Metalik, Mojo Rawley, Konnor, Viktor, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, No Way Jose, Baron Corbin
The music hits and out comes Finn Balor to a big pop. Balor heads to the ring and stops on the ramp to give a “too sweet” to Triple H, and greet Shane as well. Balor hits the apron to pose as Rollins makes his exit. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and No Way Jose’s conga line is out. The ring is full of Superstars. Baron Corbin is out next to boos. The bell rings and here we go. Titus O’Neil and Balor work on Corbin. Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik stop Titus from dumping Kalisto. They triple team him now. Jose with an airplane spin on Viktor. Apollo Crews eliminates Jose. Crews eliminates Viktor.
Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas double team Crews but he hangs on. We see Dean Ambrose backstage watching the match. Crews works on Konnor. Titus works on Ryder. The B Team works on Balor now. Corbin decks Tyler Breeze. Zack Ryder works on Konnor. Curt Hawkins works on Kalisto but Lince makes the save. Breeze works on dumping Mojo Rawley. Ryder goes at Hawkins now. Titus fights off Lucha House Party but they turn it around and triple team him. Titus is eliminated. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Balor fights off Lucha House Party. Balor eliminates all three members. Corbin grabs Balor and tries to eliminate him. Corbin with a running clothesline to Balor in the corner, and another. Dallas and Axel double team Crews now. Breeze fights Ryder off. Crews eliminates Dallas and Axel at the same time.
Crews eliminates Konnor. Mojo charges but Crews decks him. Crews eliminates Mojo. Crews goes at it with Breeze now. Crews eliminates Breeze, tossing him out onto the other Superstars. Corbin comes over and chokeslams Crews. Balor follows up with a Slingblade to Corbin, then a dropkick into the corner. Balor drops Hawkins and then Ryder. Corbin eliminates Balor to boos.
It’s down to Corbin, Crews, Ryder and Hawkins now. Ryder with a missile dropkick to Corbin. Ryder unloads on Corbin in the corner now. Ryder goes for a Broski Boot but Corbin counters and eliminates him. Corbin points and laughs at Hawkins. Hawkins unloads on him into the corner. Corbin sends him to the apron but he hangs on. Hawkins tries to pull Corbin out as fans pop. Corbin eliminates Hawkins. Crews comes from behind to dump Corbin but Corbin fights back. Crews drops Corbin and goes to the top. Corbin lands on his feet and rolls through. Crews counters the chokeslam. Corbin runs out and back into the ring but Crews nails an enziguri. Crews comes right back and kicks Corbin out of the ring, eliminating him for the win.
Winner and New #1 Contender to the WWE Intercontinental Title: Apollo Crews
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