WWE Tribute To The Troops

*Spoilers* WWE Tribute To The Troops 2016 Taping Results

Report by John Athridge and F4WOnline.com:

The announce team was Michael Cole, JBL, and Byron Saxton. Shane and Stephanie McMahon introduced the show, and Lilian Garcia came back to sing the national anthem.

– Roman Reigns came out to a mixed reaction. He said how proud he was to be the United States Champion and thanked the real heroes, the troops. Kevin Owens came out and wanted to know why Reigns didn’t thank him too. Owens said he’d take the US title back and rename it the Canadian Championship.

Reigns challenged him to a match and then Rusev came out. Rusev insulted the US and talked about how much better Bulgaria is. Rusev, Lana, and Reigns traded insults. Reigns and Owens went to the ring. Big Cass ran down for the save. Mick Foley came out to make the main event of Rusev & Owens against Cass & Reigns.

– Cesaro & Sheamus defeated The Shining Stars, Golden Truth, and Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson to determine The New Day’s opponents at Roadblock

Sheamus pinned one of the Shining Stars after a Brogue Kick.

– Miz and Maryse came out. Miz said how happy he was to be an inspiration to all the troops through his performances in the Marine movies and then plugged the next installment, coming out in January. He issued an open challenge and comedian Gabriel Iglesias came out. Iglesias insulted Miz and brought out Apollo Crews for a match.

– Apollo Crews defeated Intercontinental Champion The Miz w/ Maryse in a non-title match

Iglesias snuck behind Maryse to take a selfie, then he took another with Miz when he came over to yell at him. While Miz was distracted, Crews hit him and rolled him up for the pin. Miz grabbed the mic and announced this was not a title match while Crews was celebrating.

– Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper defeated Dolph Ziggler & American Alpha

Orton pinned Chad Gable after an RKO.

– Bayley was backstage with a service dog when Charlotte Flair and Dana Brooke came up and insulted her. Bayley said Charlotte knows all about hanging out with dogs, then Dana got in Bayley’s face to set up their match next.

– Bayley defeated Dana Brooke w/ Charlotte Flair

Bayley hit the Bayley-to-Belly for the win.

– WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann, Jack Gallagher & TJ Perkins defeated Drew Gulak, Tony Nese & Brian Kendrick

Swann pinned Gulak after a superkick.

– The New Day were backstage talking about how well Sheamus and Cesaro are working together now. They talked about the power they felt after breaking the record and how they could go down as the greatest team of all time.

AJ Styles, Luke Gallows, and Karl Anderson came over to say they were the greatest crew ever. Then the camera panned over to Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Dean Ambrose who laughed at the notion that anyone else was the greatest faction of all time.

– United States Champion Roman Reigns & Big Cass defeated Rusev & WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens

Enzo and Cass came out first and dedicated the match to all the military members. They did their call and response for each branch of the armed forces.

Rusev and Owens beat up Reigns for a while. After Cass tagged in, Lana shoved Enzo down to the ground for a distraction. Reigns then tagged back in and beat Rusev with a spear.

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