We go backstage to Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable, who take shots at other blue brand tag teams that they have photos of on a board, similar to The Fashion Files. They’re here to bring prestige back to the division but they can’t believe how these clowns are in the division with them. Last week they targeted and took out Breezango, this week they’re going after The Ascension. They invite everyone to come watch the carnage.
Match Number Four: Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin versus Konnor and Viktor
Shelton and Konnor start things off and Shelton with forearms. Konnor with punches and a back elbow. Konnor misses a twisting elbow drop and Benjamin with a dragon whip but Konnor with a shoulder tackle. Konnor misses a Yakuza Kick when Benjamin moves. Gable drops the leg on the top rope and Benjamin with a flying knee for a near fall. Gable tags in and they kick Konnor and then they both clip Konnor. Gable with a step over knee drop. Gable continues to work on the leg and he gets a near fall. Gable with a single leg trip and he applies a step over toe hold.
Gable is given a flapjack by Konnor and both men are down. Viktor tags in and he connects with a forearm and chops. Viktor with an Irish whip and a running Canadian Lifter followed by a knee to the temple off the turnbuckles. Benjamin breaks up the cover and he gives Konnor a spinebuster. Viktor sends Benjamin over the top rope. Benjamin tags in and Gable hits Chaos Theory. They hit the bulldog and power bomb combination for the three count.
Winners: Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable
We see how The Ascension helped Breezango take Twitter questions earlier today. Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin interrupted and knocked them for making an embarrassment of the tag team division. Shelton asks Breezango if they can beat he and Gable. Chad speaks for them and says no. They tear them room up before walking off. The Ascension assure Breezango that they will handle this.
Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable vs. Breezango
We go to the ring and both teams are already out.
Shelton Benjamin starts off with Fandango and hits him. Fandango tries to fight back but Shelton catches him in a Spinebuster. We see The Ascension backstage watching the match. Shelton with more offense before Chad Gable tags in for a quick double team. Gable with a pin attempt and more offense on Fandango. Gable keeps control but is countered. Fandango plants Gable for a pin attempt. Fandango keeps control until Gable slides to the floor and pulls Tyler Breeze off the apron. Gable comes back in but Fandango counters and covers for a 2 count.
Gable turns it back around and keeps Fandango grounded by the arm. Fandango fights up and out for another pin attempt. Breeze tags in and dropkicks Gable. Shelton comes in but Breeze kicks him too. Breeze hits Gable in the corner. Shelton tags in but Breeze doesn’t see it. Gable takes Fandango out to the floor with a crossbody over the top. They both land on the floor.
Breeze and Shelton go at it now as Breeze kicks Shelton. Shelton counters a move and lifts Breeze up high in a powerbomb position while Gable climbs to the top. Gable leaps out and knocks Breeze off Shelton’s shoulders. Shelton covers for the pin.
Winners: Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable
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We are back and we see how Fandango and Tyler Breeze will not be in the Ascension’s corner tonight because they have a match against Rusev Day.
Match Number Two: Konor and Viktor versus Luke Harper and Erick Rowan
Konor and Viktor attack Harper. Harper with a clothesline to Viktor and then he kicks Konor off the apron. Harper Irish whips Rowan into Viktor and they hit the assisted sit out power bomb for the three count.
Winners: Luke Harper and Erick Rowan
After the match, Viktor checks on his partner but Harper and Rowan attack Viktor and hit the T Gimmick on Viktor.
Breezango vs. The Bludgeon Brothers
Back from the break as Tyler Breeze and Fandango make their entrance. Harper and Rowan are out next.
The Bludgeon Brothers attack before the bell as we are seeing a replay from last week. They destroy both Fandango and Breeze as the referee tries to calm things. The music interrupts and out comes The Ascension to the ring.
Konnor and Viktor jump on the apron but get knocked right off. They send Konnor to the floor and hit a big double team on Viktor in the middle of the ring. Harper and Rowan stand tall as their music hits without the match starting.