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Royal Rumble 2020

2020-01-26, Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas, USA

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  1. Falls count anywhere:
    Roman Reigns def. King Corbin
    As the match moves backstage, Corbin's friends Robert Roode and Dolph Ziggler appear, attacking Reigns. The Usos soon appear, attacking Ziggler and Roode, though. The match continues, until Reigns spears Corbin for a pinfall in the audience area.
  2. The Women's Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 5 7LanaLiv Morgan (7)
    2 7 7Liv MorganLana (5)
    3 3 9Mighty MollyBianca Belair (2)
    4 610Mercedes MartinezSonya Deville (10) & Mandy Rose (8)
    5 412Nikki CrossBianca Belair (2)
    6 812Mandy RoseBianca Belair (2)
    71012Sonya DevilleBianca Belair (2)
    8 913Candice LeRaeBianca Belair (2)
    91113Kairi Sane (tag ch)Alexa Bliss (1)
    101414TaminaBianca Belair (2)
    111215Mia YimAlexa Bliss (1)
    121516Dakota KaiChelsea Green (16)
    131616Chelsea GreenAlexa Bliss (1)
    141316Dana BrookeBianca Belair (2)
    15 116Alexa BlissBianca Belair (2)
    16 220Bianca BelairCharlotte Flair (17)
    172221Sarah LoganCharlotte Flair (17)
    182121Kelly KellyCharlotte Flair (17)
    192929Santina MarellaSelf (29)
    202430Xia LiShayna Baszler (30)
    212830Tegan NoxShayna Baszler (30)
    222530Zelina VegaShayna Baszler (30)
    232630Shotzi BlackheartShayna Baszler (30)
    242730CarmellaShayna Baszler (30)
    252030Toni StormShayna Baszler (30)
    261830NaomiShayna Baszler (30)
    272330NatalyaBeth Phoenix (19)
    281930Beth PhoenixShayna Baszler (30)
    293030Shayna BaszlerCharlotte Flair (17)
    17Charlotte Flair

    Winner: Charlotte Flair (17)

  3. SmackDown Women's championship:
    Bayley (ch) def. Lacey Evans
    Evans goes to the top rope for a moonsault, but Bayley gets her knees up to counter it and then rolls up Evans to retain the championship.
  4. Universal championship, Strap match:
    "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt def. Daniel Bryan
    Bryan locks The Fiend in the LaBelle lock, with the strap around The Fiend's face. The Fiend manages to reverse it, however. The Fiend pins Bryan after applying the mandible claw, to retain the championship.
  5. Raw Women's championship:
    Asuka (tag ch) [w/Kairi Sane (tag ch)] def. Backy Lynch (ch)
    Asuka taps out to the disarm-her, after Lynch landed a roundhouse kick.
  6. The Men's Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 2 2EliasBrock Lesnar (1)
    2 3 3Erick RowanBrock Lesnar (1)
    3 4 4Robert RoodeBrock Lesnar (1)
    4 5 5John MorrisonBrock Lesnar (1)
    5 7 8Rey Mysterio (SmackDown tag ch)Brock Lesnar (1)
    6 8 8Big E (SmackDown tag ch)Brock Lesnar (1)
    7 6 8Kofi KingstonBrock Lesnar (1)
    8 9 9CesaroBrock Lesnar (1)
    91010Shelton BenjaminBrock Lesnar (1)
    101111Shinsuke Nakamura (IC ch)Brock Lesnar (1)
    111212MVPBrock Lesnar (1)
    121414Braun StrowmanBrock Lesnar (1)
    131314Keith Lee (NXT NA ch)Brock Lesnar (1)
    14 116Brock Lesnar (WWE ch)Drew McIntyre (16)
    151516RicochetDrew McIntyre (16)
    161717The Miz Drew McIntyre (16)
    171822AJ StylesEdge (21)
    182323Matt RiddleKing Corbin (22)
    192224King CorbinDrew McIntyre (16)
    202425Luke GallowsEdge (21)
    212025Karl AndersonRandy Orton (25)
    221926Dolph ZigglerRoman Reigns (26)
    232830Aleister BlackSeth Rollins (30)
    242730Kevin OwensSeth Rollins (30)
    252930Samoa JoeSeth Rollins (30)
    263030Seth Rollins (Raw tag ch)Drew McIntyre (16)
    272530Randy OrtonEdge (21)
    282130EdgeRoman Reigns (26)
    292630Roman ReignsDrew McIntyre (16)
    16Drew McIntyre

    Winner: Drew McIntyre (16)
    Regining WWE champion Brock Lesnar starts as number one, and eliminating the first thirteen opponents almost singlehandedly, often being alone in the ring. This lasted until Drew McIntyre entered the match, when a low blow from Ricochet to Lesnar allowed McIntyre to eliminate him, much to the rejoice of the audience. Seth Rollins enters last, flanked by his friends Buddy Murpy and AOP, who causes mayhem at ringside, attacking everyone. Once they are escorted back from the ring and Rollins is left alone, the final four (McIntyre, Edge, Orton and Reigns) promptly eliminate him.

Super ShowDown

2020-02-27, Mohammed Abdu Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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  1. Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match:
    Undertaker def. AJ Styles, R-Truth, Erick Rowan, Andrade, Bobby Lashley
    The winner recieves the Tuwaiq Trophy.
    Matches in order:
    1. R-Truth def. Bobby Lashley
      R-Truth rolls up Lashley to get a pinfall victory. Lashley keeps attacking R-Truth after the match.
    2. R-Truth def. Andrade (US ch)
      R-Truth pins Andrade blind.
    3. R-Truth def. Erick Rowan (DQ)
      Rowan attacks R-Truth with the cage he brings to the ring, getting himself disqualified.
    4. AJ Styles def. R-Truth (subm.)
      R-Truth taps to the ankle lock.
    5. AJ Styles vs. Rey Mysterio (no contest)
      Mysterio is attakced backstage by Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows, and is replaced by Undertaker.
    6. Undertaker def. AJ Styles
      Undertaker chokeslams Styles and get a quick pinfall victory.
  2. Smackdown tagteam championship:
    The Miz & John Morrison def. New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) (ch)
    The Miz rolls up Kingston and gets the pinfall victory and win the championships.
  3. Angel Garza def. Humberto Carillo
    Garza rolls up Carillo to get the pinfall victory.
  4. Raw tagteam championship:
    Seth Rollins & Murphy (ch) def. Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford)
    With the refere distacted, Rolins performs a stomp on Dawkins, who is stuck in the ropes. Murphy picks up the pinfall victory to retain the championships.
  5. Mansoor def. Dolph Ziggler [w/Robert Roode]
    Mansoor pins Ziggler after a moonsault from the top rope.
  6. WWE championship:
    Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman] def. Ricochet
    Lesnar performs a couple of suplexes and a quick F-5 to get the pinfall victory.
  7. Steel cage match:
    Roman Reigns def. King Corbin
    Reigns gets a pinfall after a superman punch using a steel chain.
  8. SmackDown Women's championship:
    Bayley (ch) def. Naomi
    Bayley pins Naomi after tucking Namoi's feet inside her T-shirt and slamming her to the ring floor.
  9. Universal championship:
    Goldberg def. "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt (ch)
    Goldberg delivers repeated spears to The Fiend, but is unable to get a quick pinfall. He does, however, get the pinfall after a jackhammer.

Elimination Chamber 2020

2020-03-08, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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  1. Drew Gulak def. Daniel Bryan (subm.)
    A match between two technical geniuses, Bryan locks lock Yes lock on Gulak, to get a submission victory when Gulak doesn't answer the referee.
  2. US championship:
    Andrade (ch) [w/Zelina Vega] def. Humberto Carillo
    Andrade rolls up Carillo and gets the pinfall, holding on to Carillo's tights.
  3. SmackDown tagteam championships, Elimination chamber match:
    The Miz & John Morrison (ch) def. The Usos (Jimmy & Jey), New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston), Robert Roode & Dolph Ziggler, Heavy Machinery (Otis & Tucker), Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik & Lince Dorado)
    The Usos and New Day start out, with Lucha House Party enters next, followed by the champions The Miz and John Morrison and Heavy Machinery. Dorado drops from the chamber ceiling, but is caught and pinned by Tucker, eliminating Lucha House Party. Roode and Ziggler enter as the last team, Otis tries to ram Ziggler, but he ducks and Otis launches to the outside. Ziggler superkicks Tucker and Roode delivers the glorious DDT and they pin him together to eliminate Heavy Machinery. The Usos splash both Ziggler and Roode, covering both to eliminate them. Kingston climbes the top of one of the pods for an elbow drop on Roode, but he rolls away and allow Miz and Morrison to get a pinfall to eliminate New Day. The Miz and Morrison trap Jimmy in a pinfall in the ring ropes to get the pinfall to reain the championships.
  4. No disqualifications:
    Aleister Black def. AJ Styles [w/Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson]
    Styles and the OC attack Black 3-on-1 when the lights go out and Undertaker appears, chokeslamming all three. Black hits the Black Mass on Styles to get the pinfall victory.
  5. Raw tagteam championship:
    Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) (ch) def. Seth Rollins & Murphy [w/AOP (Akam & Rezar)]
    Viking Raiders came out, attacking AOP, leaving Rollins and Murphy to fight for themselves. Kevin Owens arrive ringside, attacking Rollins, allowing Dawkins to ram him to the barricade. Murphy is alone in the ring, allowing Ford to get the pinfall after a frog splash.
  6. Intercontinental championship, 3-on-1 handicap match: Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro & Sami Zayn def. Braun Strowman (ch)
    Nakamura hits a Kinshasa on Strowman, and the team picks up Strowman to allow Zayn to hit the helluva kick to get a pinfall victory and become the new champion.
  7. Elimination chamber match:
    Shayna Baszler def. Asuka (Raw tagteam ch.) (subm.), Liv Morgan (subm.), Natalya (subm.), Ruby Riott (subm.), Sarah Logan (subm.)
    Winner faces Becky Lynch at WrestleMania XXXVI for the Raw Women's championship. Ruby Ryott and Natalya start out, Sarah Logan enters next, followed by Shayna Baszler. She immediately locks Logan in the Kirifuda clutch, to which Logan taps out. She does the same to Riott, who also taps out. This leaves her alone with Natalya, who also taps out to a Kirifuda clutch after being attaked with a pod door. Morgan enters fifth, attacking Baszler but also has to submit to Baszler's clutch. Asuka's pod is opened last, to a waiting Baszler. Asuka lands several kicks, but eventually Baszler manages to lock the Kirifuda clutch also on Asuka, winning the match by eliminating everyone herself.

WrestleMania XXXVI

2020-04-04 and 2020-04-05, WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

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Taped 2020-03-25 and 2020-03-26 at a closed set due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Part 1 (aired 2020-04-04)

  1. Women's tagteam championship:
    Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross def. Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane) (ch)
    Cross has Asuka down for a pinfall, but is denied by the Insane elbow from Sane. Asuka counters and has Cross in a lock, but is herself denied by the Twisted Bliss from Bliss. Bliss hits the Twisted Bliss on Sane to get a pinfall victory and win the championships.
  2. Elias def. King Corbin
    Corbin asked the referee to count a forfeit for Elias after having thrown him down a ramp on an event prior. Elias does appear, however and the match starts. Corbin tries to pin Elias using the ropes for leverage, but the referee sees it. While arguing with the referee, Elias rolls Corbin up to get a pinfall victory.
  3. Raw Women's championship:
    Becky Lynch (ch) def. Shayna Baszler
    Baszler dominates Lynch, slamming her repeatedly into the announce table. Back in the ring, Baszler locks Lynch in the Kirifuda clutch, but Lynch manages to reverse it into a pinfall to retain the championship.
  4. Intercontinental championshpi:
    Sami Zayn (ch) [w/Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura] def. Daniel Bryan [w/Drew Gulak]
    Bryan lands several kicks on Zayn, but is met by a helluva kick when trying a dive from the top rope. Zayn then pins Bryan to retain the championship.
  5. Smackdown tagteam championship, Ladder Match:
    John Morrison (Miz & Morrison) (ch) def. Kofi Kingston (The New Day), Jimmy Uso (The Usos)
    Stipulation: The first man to climb the ladder, grabbing both championship belts, wins the championship for his team. All three men climb ladders, grabbing the coathanger with the championships, but they all hold on to them. Morrison is kicked off, but manages to grab the belts as he falls and thus retains the championships for the team of The Miz and John Morrison.
  6. Kevin Owens def. "Monday Night Messiah" Seth Rollins
    While battling outside the ring, Rollins hits Owens with the ring bell, getting himself disqualified. Owens doesn't want to have anything with that, and asks to restart the match as a no disqualification match. Rollins goes on, attacking Owens with a steel chair, but is himself hit with the ring bell by Owens. He then does an elbow drop from the WrestleMania sign onto Rollins on the announce table. He drags Rollins back into the ring and gets a pinfall after the stunner. After the match, 24/7 champion R-Truth shows up in the host position where he is pinned by Mojo Rawley, losing the title.
  7. Universal championship:
    Braun Strowman def. Goldberg (ch)
    Strowman replaced Roman Reigns, who would not take part of WrestleMania due to health concerns during the Coronavirus pandemic. Goldberg starts up with his signature spears, but Strowman gets up again. After four powerslams, Strowman gets the pinfall victory.
  8. Boneyard match:
    Undertaker def. AJ Styles
    The match took place in a graveyard. Undertaker hits Styles and dumps him in a grave Styles himself had dug. As he does, Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows of the OC unleash a number of caped fighters and attack the Undertaker, giving Styles enough time to recover. Styles dumps Undertaker in the grave and is about to cover him with dirt when Undertaker attacks him from behind. Undertaker drops Styles from a rooftop, and then into the grave and covers him with dirt, ending the match.

Part 2 (aired 2020-04-05)

  1. NXT Women's championship:
    Charlotte Flair def. Rhea Ripley (ch) (subm.)
    Flair methodically attack Ripleys knee, so when she eventually manages to lock in the figure eight leglock, Ripley has no choice but to kick out.
  2. Aleister Black def. Bbbby Lashley [w/Lana]
    Lashley goes in for a spear, but Black hits the Fade to Black to get the pinfall.
  3. Otis def. Dolph Ziggler [w/Sonya Deville]
    Otis goes for the Caterpillar, but the refere is distracted by Deville, allowing Ziggler to land a low blow. Mandy Rose arrives in the ring taking out Deville and delivering a low blow to Ziggler, allowing Otis to get a pinfall after a caterpillar.
  4. Last man standing match:
    Edge def. Randy Orton
    Orton starts the match out by disguising himself as a camera man, to hit an RKO before the match starts. The match starts in the ring, but quickly moves to other parts of the training facility. Edge puts Orton on top of a table and performs an elbow drop for far above, but Orton gets up. Edge evetually wins after hitting Orton with the con-chair-to on top of a production truck. After the match, 24/7 champion Mojo Rawley shows up, only to be pinned by the host "Gronk".
  5. Raw tagteam championship:
    Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) (ch) def. Austin Theory & Angel Garza [w/Zelina Vega]
    Theory has set up Dawkins for a pinfall, when Ford dives from the top turnbuckle, taking out Theory, allowing Dawkins to get the pinfall to retain the championships.
  6. SmackDown Women's championship, Fatal five-way:
    Lacey Evans def. Bayley (ch), Sasha Banks, Naomi, Tamina
    Tamina is first to be eliminated after all the other competitors join forces to pin her together. Naomi is eliminated next when she taps out to Bank's Bank statement submission hold. Banks is the third to be eliminated when Evans lands the Women's Right and gets a quick pin. Banks returns, attacking Evens with a back stabber, allowing Bayley to get the pinfall victory and retain the championship.
  7. Firefly funhouse match:
    "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt def. John Cena
    In a series of vignettes, the "match" took place in a dark ring, reprising Cena's and Wyatt's carreers. In the end, The Fiend avenged his loss from WrestleMania XXX by ending Cena with a mandible claw, with his alter ego Bray Wyatt counting a pinfall.
  8. WWE championship:
    Drew McIntyre def. Brock Lesnar [w/Paul Heyman]
    McIntyre keeps kicking out from Lesnar's F-5s, delivering four claymore kicks before pinning Lesnar to become WWE champion.

Also on Fite: part 1, part 2.

Money in the Bank

2020-05-10, WWE Global Headquarters, Stamford, Connecticut, USA and WWE Performance Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

Matches from WWE Performance Center:

  1. Smackdown tagteam championship, Fatal four-way:
    New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) (ch) def. Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik & Lince Dorado), The Miz & John Morrison, Forgotten Sons (Steve Cutler & Wesley Blake) [w/Jaxson Ryker]
    Big E pins Gran Metalik after the Big Ending, to retain the championships.
  2. Bobby Lashley [w/MVP] def. R-Truth
    R-Truth was originally set to meet MVP, but Lashley comes out to the ring and replaces MVP. R-Truth misses a scissor kick, allowing Lashley to hit a spear to get a pinfall victory.
  3. SmackDown Women's championship:
    Bayley (ch) [w/Sasha Banks] def. Tamina
    Bayley keeps attacking Taminas legs, trying to take her off balance. Tamine throws Bayley onto the announce table, hits a superkick and a Samoan drop, but the pinfall is blocked by Sasha Banks. This allows Bayley to regain some strength and roll up Tamina for the pinfall victory.
  4. Universal championship:
    Braun Strowman (ch) def. Bray Wyatt
    Wyatt hits the Sister Abigail on Strowman, but Strowman kicks out. Wyatt kicks Strowman to the outside of the ring, and when Strowman reappears he has donned the black sheep mask from his time in the Wyatt family, seemingly reconciling his differences. This is just a ruse, and Strowman bodyslams Wyatt and gets a pinfall to retain the championship.
  5. WWE championship:
    Drew McIntyre (ch) def. "Monday Night Messiah" Seth Rollins
    Rollins delivers a superkick and a stomp, but McIntyre manages to kick out in time. McIntyre hits a claymore kick to get the pinfall victory to retain the championship.

Matches from WWE Global Headquarters (taped 2020-04-17):

  1. Women's Money in the Bank, Ladder match:
    Asuka def. Lacey Evans, Nia Jax, Carmella, Shayna Baszler, Dana Brooke
    The Women's match started in the lobby outside the elevator, with Asuka starting out with a jump from the second floor ramp and then running for the elevator, getting a head start on the other five who run up the stairs. Brooke finds briefcase in the Money in the Bank conference room, and unhooks it, only to be told the real one is on the roof. A bit later, they meet up with the Men's match with Paul Heyman in catering, and a food fight ensues. The match eventually reaches the roof, with Asuka and Jax arriving first, quickly followed by Evans. Jax knocks both out and retrieves a ladder, Asuka claims the ladder, when Corbin from the Men's match arrives. Asuka knocks him down, retrieving the briefcase to win the Women's match. On Raw 2020-05-11, the match was retroactively changed to be for the Raw Women's championship, as current title holder Becky Lynch relinquished the title, announcing her pregnancy.
  2. Men's Money in the Bank, Ladder match:
    Otis def. AJ Styles, Aleister Black, King Corbin, Rey Mysterio, Daniel Bryan
    The Men's match started in the WWE Fitness Center, supposedly at the same time as the Women's match. Corbin tries to throw some bumper plates at Bryan, but ends up breaking a mirror. Otis locks Styles in the gym with a weightlift bar and the other five run for the elevators. After Black locks Styles in an Undertaker-themed room, they end up in a food fight with the Women's match. Bryan and Styles end up in Mr. McMahon's office, but are told to get out, but not before tidying up after themselves. Corbin is first to arrive at the roof, but is quickly knocked off a ladder by Asuka. Otis arrives next, but breaks the ladder as he tries to climb it. Styles and Corbin both have hadns on the briefcase on the top of the ladder, and both bring it down, when Elias appears, knocking Corbin off, causing them to drop the briefcase. Otis catches it to win the Men's match.

Backlash 2020

2020-06-14, Location TBA

Scheduled event. Results not available.

Extreme Rules

2020-07-19, SAP Center, San Josť, California, USA

This event has been canceled/postponed/moved. Results not available.

Summerslam 2020

2020-08-23, TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

This event has been canceled/postponed/moved. Results not available.

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