Seth Rollins holds both the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and United States Championship, thanks to Jon Stewart. The former Daily Show host hit John Cena with a chair while the referee was knocked out, helping Rollins to get the pin and win both titles.
There wasn't much serious beef here -- just two guys with titles who don't like each other too much. Rollins has gone on and on about how he's the greatest WWE Champion of all time since he won the strap, even though he's clearly less accomplished than Cena, a 15-time winner of world-level championships. Cena pointed out how thoroughly obnoxious Rollins is on numerous occasions throughout the last month and beat Rollins in a non-title match, setting up this fight for two titles.
Rollins stomped on Cena's stomach from the top rope early on after some "you can't see me" hand signal mocking, but Cena was up quickly and delivered an Attitude Adjustment less than two minutes later. Unsurprisingly, less than 10 minutes into the match, it wasn't enough for the win.
Recapping the big event
Recapping the big event
That led to some good old WWE-style finisher stealing and no-effect moves. Rollins landed a massive frog splash, but Cena had no problem not only kicking out, but lifting Rollins up into the AA position. However, Rollins landed on his feet and eventually got Cena up to deliver an AA of his own. Cena kicked out in two.
In a tribute to Ric Flair, Cena locked in a Figure-Four Leglock on Rollins in an attempt to win his 16th title and tie the record for most recognized world championships in American wrestling. Rollins had nowhere to go, but managed to reverse the pressure, forcing Cena to crawl to the ropes.
Rollins connected with the best move of the match shortly afterwards, superplexing Cena off the top rope, popping right up and powerbombing Cena. Not only did that not finish Cena, but he got up almost instantly and landed another AA, which should have resulted in a three-count. But the referee was inadvertently knocked down, and he was unable to count. While Cena was calling the doctor to check on the ref, Rollins smacked him with a big kick on the nose he broke just three weeks prior.
And then, OUT OF NOWHERE, JON STEWART HAS A DANG CHAIR! Everyone assumed he'd run in to beat up Rollins, whom he recently feuded with, but instead Stewart attacked Cena and put down a chair for Rollins to Pedigree Cena onto. The referee didn't see any of that, but recovered in time to count to three, making Rollins a double-champ.
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