No Mercy: Lesnar retains Universal title in toughest test yet | Inquirer Sports

No Mercy: Lesnar retains Universal title in toughest test yet

/ 01:35 PM September 25, 2017

Brock Lesnar retained his WWE Universal Championship after surviving a tough challenge from Braun Strowman at WWE No Mercy. Photo by

Call him the conqueror among men.

Brock Lesnar escaped his toughest test yet, beating Braun Strowman to successfully defend his WWE Universal Championship at WWE No Mercy Monday (Manila time) in Los Angeles.


The Beast Incarnate survived the early flurry from the Monster Among Men, squeaking in an F5 to keep the title in his clutches.

Strowman manhandled Lesnar early and hit three running powerslams before falling short in the end.


Also, Roman Reigns bested John Cena in a WrestleMania-worthy duel.

Trading barbs for the past three weeks, the Big Dog backed up his words as he survived four Attitude Adjustments before stunning Cena with a Superman punch and Spear combo to secure the three-count.

In other matches, Alexa Bliss edged four other competitors to keep her Raw Women’s Championship in their fatal-5-way match.

The Goddess of WWE sent Bayley to Emma in the apron before nailing her with the DDT to win the match, much to the chagrin of fellow foes Sasha Banks and Nia Jax.

Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins also retained their Raw Tag Team Championships, fending off Sheamus and Cesaro in a highly physical match.

The Miz successfully defended his WWE Intercontinental Championship, beating Jason Jordan with the Skull Crushing Finale thanks to the help of his Miztourage.

Enzo Amore shocked Neville to become the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion after he hit the King of the Cruiserweights with a lowblow to score the pinfall.


Finn Balor continued to own the number of Bray Wyatt, defeating him with the Coup de Grace.

In the kickoff show, Elias toppled Apollo Crews after nailing him with the Drift Away.

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