Strowman denies Reigns chance for redemption at Payback | Inquirer Sports

Strowman denies Reigns chance for redemption at Payback

/ 12:02 PM May 01, 2017
Braun Strowman decimated Roman Reigns with the steep steps after their main event clash at WWE Payback. Photo by

Braun Strowman decimated Roman Reigns with the steep steps after their main event clash at WWE Payback. Photo by

Braun Strowman continued his dominance over Roman Reigns with two Running Powerslams in the main event of WWE Payback Monday (Manila time) at SAP Center in San Jose.

The Monster Among Men continued his beatdown after the match, slamming the Big Dog’s injured shoulder on the steel steps before dropping the steps on Reigns’ ribs.


Bray Wyatt also topped WWE Champion Randy Orton in their House of Horrors match after Jinder Mahal and the Singh brothers interfered.

The Eater of Worlds thought that he would win via forfeiture after toppling a refrigerator on the Viper and leaving him in the House of Horrors. But Orton surprisingly appeared in the ring and continued the fight with Wyatt.


But just when Orton thought he had Wyatt beat, the Singh brothers interjected themselves before Mahal slammed the WWE title at the back of Orton’s head, leading Wyatt to nail the Sister Abigail.

Seth Rollins survived a highly-physical match with Samoa Joe, reversing the Coquina clutch to a modified cradle for the surprise pinfall win.

Alexa Bliss became the first woman to hold the Raw and SmackDown Live Women’s Championships as she topped hometown girl Bayley with a thunderous DDT.

Chris Jericho reclaimed his United States Championship after forcing former best friend Kevin Owens to tap out to his Walls of Jericho.

The Hardy Boyz were successful in defending their Raw Tag Team Championships against Sheamus and Cesaro, with Jeff Hardy pinning Sheamus after a Swanton Bomb.

After the match, the challengers threw respect out of the window and beat the Hardys to a pulp.

Austin Aries beat Neville, but failed to win the WWE Cruiserweight title after the champion grabbed the referee while he was locked in the Last Chancery, forcing the disqualification finish.


In the pre-show, Finn Balor shut The Miz up with a Sling Blade after he threw tantrums during Miz TV.

Enzo Amore and Big Cass defeated Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson after Cass halted the Magic Killer with a boot to Gallows, leading to Amore rolling up Anderson for the victory.

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