Event: WWE Tables, Ladders & Chairs Pay-Per-View
Airdate: Sunday, December 13th, 2015 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The TD Garden Arena in Boston, MA
Results by Adam Martin of Wrestleview.com
A video package runs looking back at Roman Reigns capturing the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Survivor Series only for Sheamus to cash in his “Money in the Bank” briefcase moments later to capture the title.
A TLC graphic opening hits. We go live inside the TD Garden in Boston as Michael Cole welcomes use to the final WWE Pay Per View of 2015.
We see a shot of the WWE Tag Team Championships hanging above the ring.
WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day are out to kick off the show. Before the match, Kofi Kingston brings up how Xavier Woods normally has special hair for these events. Woods said he wasn’t going to waste that on Boston. They put over New Day as the faces of the tag team division in WWE. “This is not WWE Junior,” when Kingston talks about The Lucha Dragons. Big E pokes fun at The Usos falling to the mat in pain.
WWE Tag Team Championships – Triple Threat Ladder Match
The New Day (c’s) vs. The Usos vs. The Lucha Dragons
Xavier Woods joins Michael Cole, JBL and Jerry Lawler on commentary tonight.
Sin Cara catches Big E with a dropkick early. Kofi Kingston props up a ladder against the ring. Kalisto is sent into the barricade by Big E using a ladder. The Usos are back in going after Big E and Kalisto. The Usos both attempt tries climbing up a ladder setup under the titles and get pulled off. Kingston and Big E get tossed out by the Lucha Dragons. Sin Cara and Kalisto with double moonsaults over Kingston and Big E at ringside. Inside the ring, The Usos grabs the ladder and nail the Lucha Dragons on the ring apron. The Usos then toss the ladder out. Lucha Dragons and Big E catch it and Usos with a double suicide dive into the ladder! Kingston is tossed out by The Usos. Big E levels both Usos. Kingston with a shot using a ladder on Jimmy Uso. New Day props a ladder up against Jey in the corner and stomp away. Woods leaves ringside to play his trombone. Kingston with a big kick to the face of Jey. Big E with an overhead belly to belly on Jimmy over the ladder! Lucha Dragons are back in with another ladder. Kalisto with a modified cross body off the top on Big E. Sin Cara has the ladder upside down standing on the corner, fighting off Kingston. Sin Cara drops the ladder down over Kingston with a splash! Sin Cara with a swanton over the top rope over a ladder on top of both Usos! Kalisto puts the big ladder over the throat of Big E. Big E tries to push the ladder up. Sin Cara is now up on the other side. Big E bench presses the ladder up. Sin Cara falls off. Kalisto is reaching, jumps and The Usos catch him. Jey plants Kalisto and double superkick by The Usos on Big E. Usos with a double gut kick and uppercut to Kingston. Usos with a double dropkick shot in the corner to the ladder over Big E. Jey with a scoop slam on Kingston over a small ladder in the ring. Jey goes up top and Kingston trips him up. Jey with headbutts and shots to Kingston. Kingston is falling back in the tree of woe as Jimmy tosses a ladder to Jey. Jey holds the ladder over the head of Kingston. Jimmy splashes the ladder over Kingston. Usos setup the ladder as the Lucha Dragons jump in. Lucha Dragons pull the Usos off. Sin Cara drops Kalisto over Jey. Sin Cara monkey flips Kalisto over Jey over a ladder! Kingston props a ladder against the ropes into the other large ladder. Kalisto with a huricarana sending Kingston face first into the propped up ladder! Kalisto is climbing when Jey breaks it up. Jimmy joins in as Sin Cara pulls him off. Jey is near the top as he kicks away Kalisto. Jey is touching the titles when Kalisto cuts him off at the top of the ladder. Kalisto with Salida del Sol off the top of the ladder on Jey to the ladder below that was propped up against the ropes! What a nasty bump. Jimmy is trying to make it up when Big E pulls him down. Big E with a knee to the gut and pushes the ladder over. Big E is tossed out by Jimmy. Big E with an elbow catching Jimmy. Jimmy then dropkicks a ladder back into the face of Big E. Jimmy goes up top, jumps and splashes over Big E over the ladder! Everyone is down as Kalisto is left inside the ring. Woods leaves ringside, grabs his trombone and throws it at the back of Kalisto. Kingston knocks Kalisto off the ladder and starts climbing. Kingston pulls the titles down.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions: The New Day
A promo for NXT TakeOver London this Wednesday on the WWE Network is shown.
A video package runs focusing on Rusev and Lana reuniting two weeks ago.
Ryback vs. Rusev w/ Lana
Rusev goes after Ryback immediately. Ryback catches Rusev with an elbow and shoulder tackle. Rusev rolls out quickly and Ryback follows. Ryback tackles Rusev right into the ringside barricade. Ryback tosses Rusev back in. Ryback comes off the top rope with a quick shot on Rusev. Ryback with a press slam on Rusev and follows with a splash. Ryback with right hands over Rusev in the corner. Rusev lifts Ryback up and then drops his jaw over the top rope. Rusev chokes Ryback over the bottom rope and follows with stomps. Rusev all over Ryback on the ground and then gets in some shots in the corner. Rusev keeps Ryback grounded. Ryback comes back blocking suplex attempts by Rusev and getting in a big suplex of his own. Ryback with shoulder tackles and then a flying shoulder tackle off the ropes. Ryback catches Rusev with an elbow and comes off the second rope with a big dropkick. Rusev kicks out at two. Rusev pushes Ryback to the corner, misses a splash and falls back. Ryback is back up top and connects with a cross body. Rusev kicks out after two. Ryback drops the straps and warms up in the corner. Rusev rolls out as Lana tells him they should just go. Ryback jumps out and grabs Rusev. Rusev pushes Ryback. Ryback bumps into Lana who falls over pretending to be hurt. Rusev with a superkick and Lana jumps up cheering. Rusev tosses Ryback back inside the ring, hooks the leg and Ryback gets a shoulder up after two. Rusev stomps the lower back of Ryback, goes for The Accolade and Ryback is trying to fight back. Ryback counters, Rusev counters, Rusev with a kick to the head, stomps on the lower back and applies The Accolade. Ryback is out. The referee calls for the bell.
After the bell rings, Rusev keeps The Accolade applied and Lana gets in giving Rusev a kiss. Rusev eventually breaks the hold. We then see a replay of Lana getting involved earlier and Rusev eventually getting The Accolade setup to get the win.
Backstage, Dean Ambrose is warming up when Roman Reigns walks up. Ambrose said he is feeling good tonight. Reigns said he already imagines himself pulling the title down tonight. Ambrose said the vision he has tonight is both of them with new championships.
WWE United States Championship – Chairs Match
Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Jack Swagger
The bell rings and both Del Rio and Swagger leave to grab a steel chair. They are back in and swinging away at each other. Chairs are colliding. Swagger with a quick shot on Del Rio to drop him. Del Rio bails. Del Rio cuts off Swagger wtih a kick and then Swagger sends him face first into the steel ring post. Swagger drops Del Rio down face first on a series of chairs setup at ringside. Swagger continues to bounce the head of Del Rio off a chair. Del Rio blocks a splash from Swagger getting a chair up in the way. Del Rio pushes Swagger to the corner and Del Rio with shots to the ribs using a chair. Del Rio then cracks the chair over the back of Swagger who screams out in pain. Del Rio with a backstabber from the corner on Swagger. Swagger kicks out after two. Del Rio grabs a chair and cracks it over the back of Swagger a few times. Del Rio fires up the crowd in the corner. Swagger then throws a chair in the face of Del Rio! Swagger with clotheslines and a knee to Del Rio in the corner. Swagger with more clotheslines and fires himself up. Del Rio tries to counter a Swagger Bomb. Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Swagger again kicks out after two. Del Rio tosses Swagger out and Swagger falls over a chair. Del Rio starts to bury Swagger with chairs at ringside, with a few landing right on the lower back of Swagger. Del Rio tosses Swagger back inside, hooks the leg and Swagger kicks out after two. Swagger with a knee and sends Del Rio shoulder first to the corner. Swagger with a roll up for two. Swagger cracks a chair over the back of Del Rio. Del Rio is begging Swagger to stop. Swagger puts the chair over the ankle of Del Rio and applies the Patriot Lock. Del Rio reaches for the bottom rope and the referee tells him a rope break doesn’t count in a chairs match. Swagger keeps it locked in. Del Rio is grabbing the ring apron to pull himself out. Del Rio breaks free and holds his ankle in pain. Del Rio grabs the chair and hits Swagger in the gut with it. Del Rio climbs up to the top rope with the chair. Del Rio jumps and Swagger catches him with a belly to belly. Swagger Bomb in the corner. Del Rio kicks out after two. Swagger is tossing chairs inside the ring. Swagger cracks a chair over the upper back of Del Rio and props him up on the top turnbuckle. Del Rio grabs the arm of Swagger and applies the armbar over the ropes! Swagger breaks free holding his left arm. Del Rio has a chair and cracks it over the back of Swagger repeatedly in the corner. You can see marks all over the back of Swagger from the shots. Del Rio puts a ton of chairs under the head of Swagger, goes up top and stomps down over the chest of Swagger over the chairs. Del Rio jumps down, hooks the leg and gets the pinfall win over Swagger.
Winner and still WWE United States Champion: Alberto Del Rio
After the match, Alberto Del Rio grabs the WWE United States Championship and is unable to celebrate right away on the turnbuckle favoring his ankle. We see a replay of the finish in the corner. Back live, Del Rio limps up to the turnbuckle holding up his title.
A video package runs focusing on the return of The Dudley Boyz to WWE.
Backstage, JoJo is with The Dudley Boyz, Tommy Dreamer and Rhyno. Bubba said tonight is going to be a war. Dreamer said when you are extreme, you fight together and fall together. “Age is just a number and it’s time to do it once again,” adds Dreamer. Devon said tonight the cracking and breaking of tables will take place with The Wyatt’s.
Eight Man Elimination Tables Match
The Dudley Boyz, Tommy Dreamer & Rhyno vs. The Wyatt Family
A huge brawl breaks out as the bell rings. Tommy Dreamer starts tossing in weapons along with trash cans. The Dudley’s, Dreamer and Rhyno all clear house early on The Wyatt’s. The action is all over the place at ringside now. Strowman punches Bubba in the face right into a trash can, fights off Dreamer, tackles Rhyno and then hits a huge forearm to Devon. Strowman cracks a trash can over the back of Rhyno and gets in another forearm to Devon. Back in the ring, Strowman drops Bubba with a clothesline as Bubba setup a table in the corner. Strowman cracks a trash can over the back of Bubba. Bubba avoids a shot from Strowman and Strowman big boots the table cracking it in half. Team ECW goes after Strowman in the corner with weapons. Rowan is in to take out Rhyno and a big scoop slam on Dreamer. Rowan drops Devon with a spin kick. Rowan sets up a table with his name on it. Devon rolls off the table just as it starts to break with Rowan getting pushed off. 3D on Rowan on a new table.
Erick Rowan has been eliminated.
At ringside, Strowman tosses Dreamer into the steel ring steps. Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper are working over Rhyno and Devon in the corner. Harper kicks away at Bubba. Devon is tossed out of the ring. Harper plants Rhyno with a Michinoku Driver and Bray follows that up with a big body splash. Bray and Harper setup a table slid in by Strowman. Bubba on the attack on Strowman at ringside. Rhyno fights off Bray and Harper. Rhyno with a shoulder shot to Bray and a belly to belly on Harper. Rhyno with a belly to belly on Bray who lands really bad on his head. Bray is standing up near the table in the corner. Bray cuts off a Gore attempt with a big tackle. Harper with a big boot and Rhyno falls into the table.
Rhyno has been eliminated.
We are now 3 vs. 3 at this point as Devon gets in shoulder tackles on Harper. Bubba gets Harper on his shoulders and Devon comes off the top rope. Bubba jumps out and tackles Strowman at ringside. Devon with a clothesline on Bray. Devon sets up a table as Bray is recovered behind him. Bray with his planting Rock Bottom on Devon through the table.
Devon is eliminated.
Dreamer tosses a kendo stick at Bubba. Dreamer and Bubba are lighting up The Wyatt’s with the kendo sticks. They really go to work on Strowman. Strowman is sent over the top rope as Dreamer follows. Dreamer and Bubba send Strowman into the steel steps, but Strowman is right back up on his feet. Dreamer grabs a cheese grader and low blows Strowman with it. Bubba drops a table over Strowman. Dreamer throws more tables over Strowman to keep him buried. Dreamer rolls back in as Harper catches him with a spinning side slam. Dreamer rolls out. Harper with a suicide dive on Dreamer into a table at ringside.
Tommy Dreamer is eliminated.
Back in the ring, Bubba plants Harper with a Rock Bottom of his own. Bubba has a kendo stick and hits Bray with it as he tries to hit Sister Abigail. Bubba with more kendo stick shots and then sets up a fresh table inside the ring. Bubba leaves the ring and pulls out lighter fluid! The crowd in Boston goes nuts. Bubba pours it over the table with a lighter in his mouth. Bubba grabs Bray and goes to light it when Harper breaks it up. Strowman is back in and gives Bubba a huge chokeslam through the table to get the win.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
We go to the TLC panel discussing events from earlier tonight.
WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens is out next. Owens talks about cities like Boston being all about sports and fans using the term “we” when they haven’t done anything. “You watched those teams win, but you as individuals had nothing to do with it.” Owens said Ambrose is the same way when he hasn’t accomplished anything.
WWE Intercontinental Championship Match
Kevin Owens (c) vs. Dean Ambrose
Dean Ambrose goes on the attack early with shots to Kevin Owens in the corner. Owens cuts off Ambrose with a quick elbow. Ambrose with a tackle and big rights. Owens with a clothesline to the back of the neck and stomps near the corner over Ambrose. Ambrose with punches and kicks to Owens. Owens with an overhead belly to belly on Ambrose for a two count. Owens with a low clothesline tackle on Ambrose. Owens keeps Ambrose grounded with a headlock. Ambrose fights up and breaks it up with a back supex. Ambrose clotheslines Owens over the top rope. Ambrose hits the ropes and connects with a suicide dive over Owens. Owens with a fallaway slam on Ambrose right into the ring barricade and then connects with a running senton over Ambrose! The referee starts the count. Owens is back in. Ambrose rolls back in at 9. Ambrose gets his knees up when Owens goes for a second senton splash over the body of Ambrose. Ambrose with chop/jab combos on Owens. Owens with a big forearm, but Ambrose fires back with his clothesline. Ambrose comes off the top rope, Owens catches him and connects with a release german suplex. Ambrose falls to the corner and avoids a splash in the corner from Owens. Ambrose off the top rope with a flying elbow and Owens gets a shoulder up after two. Both are now up top in the corner. Owens with a flipping senton on Ambrose off the top! Owens covers Ambrose and Ambrose kicks out after two. Owens can’t believe it. Ambrose with Dirty Deeds, covers and Owens just barely gets one finger on the bottom rope to break up the pinfall! Ambrose is in shock as the referee informs him of the rope break. Owens with a superkick into a roll up on Ambrose and Ambrose kicks out after two. Ambrose counters a Pop Up Powerbomb, rolls up Owens and gets the pinfall.
Winner and new WWE Intercontinental Champion: Dean Ambrose
After the match, Dean Ambrose jumps in the crowd and celebrates his win as we see a look of shock on the face of Kevin Owens. We then see a replay of the finish with Ambrose getting the roll up win. Back live, we see a shot of Dean Ambrose holding up the WWE Intercontinental Championship with a loud Boston crowd. Huge reaction for Ambrose.
A video package runs hyping Charlotte vs. Paige tonight.
WWE Divas Championship Match
Charlotte w/ Ric Flair (c) vs. Paige
Charlotte with a shot on Paige early along with kicks in the corner. Charlotte mocks Paige yelling out, “This is my house!” Paige turns it around and stomps away at Charlotte in the corner. Paige catches Charlotte with a superkick and Charlotte does a Flair flop. Charlotte quickly rolls out as Paige struts in the ring. Charlotte gets distraction help from her dad setting up knees to Paige on the ring apron. Charlotte stands on the head of Paige over the bottom rope. Charlotte with a neckbreaker in the corner on Paige. Charlotte keeps Paige grounded and then slams her on the mat when she attempts a comeback. Charlotte drops a knee over Paige and does a strut. We see a shot of Flair doing a strut at ringside as well. Paige takes the back of Charlotte. Charlotte breaks it up dropping to the mat. Paige kicks away Charlotte. Charlotte with a chop block. We see a shot of Team B.A.D. watching the match from backstage. Back live, Paige pulls Charlotte head first into the steel ring post. Flair walks over and checks on Charlotte. We can see a shot of Flair trying to expose the middle turnbuckle as the referee gets in his face. Back in the ring, Paige with a series of big kicks to drop Charlotte. Paige with a high knee in the corner to Charlotte and drags her out to the middle of the ring. Paige gets the Figure Four applied. Charlotte screams in pain. Charlotte rolls Paige over to apply pressure. Paige makes it to the bottom rope. Charlotte catches Paige with a big boot, goes up to the top rope and connects with a corkscrew cross body. Charlotte gets a two count when Paige kicks out. Paige with a fisherman’s suplex for two. Charlotte with a nasty looking DDT on Paige. Paige catches Charlotte with a knee coming off the ropes. Paige lifts up Charlotte and drops her with a big DDT in front of Flair. Paige goes for the cover and Flair puts Charlotte’s foot on the bottom rope. Paige is trying to tell the referee that Flair got involved. Flair is smiling as Charlotte removes the padding to expose the second turnbuckle. Charlotte drops Paige face first on it, hooks the leg and gets the pinfall.
Winner and still WWE Divas Champion: Charlotte
After the match, Ric Flair jumps in the ring and celebrates the win as Charlotte is handed the WWE Divas Championship. We see a replay of the finish.
Backstage, we see Charlotte and Ric Flair continuing to celebrate when Becky Lynch is nearby. Lynch isn’t thrilled how she got the job done. Charlotte said she got the job done and tells Becky to come celebrate with them. Flair lets out a “Woooooooo” and struts off.
A video package runs hyping Sheamus vs. Roman Reigns tonight.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship – TLC Match
Sheamus (c) vs. Roman Reigns
Reigns catches Sheamus with a quick right hand right as the bell rings and Sheamus charges in. Sheamus goes on the attack after eating the right hand. Reigns levels Sheamus with a big clothesline. A loud “WE WANT CENA – CENA SUCKS” chant breaks out. Reigns with corner clotheslines to Sheamus in the corner. Reigns with a takedown and drops rights over Sheamus. Sheamus quickly rolls out of the ring. Sheamus launches a ladder at ringside at Reigns when he jumps out. Reigns launches Sheamus over his head into the timekeepers ringside area. Sheamus with a quick forearm on Reigns. Reigns plants Sheamus with a clothesline on the outside. Reigns sets up a ladder across the ring apron and announce table. Sheamus launches a steel chair at the back of Reigns. Sheamus then cracks the chair over the back of Reigns. Back in the ring, Reigns catches Sheamus with a boot and Sheamus responds with a tilt-a-whirl slam. Sheamus props a table over the ropes. Reigns with a right and then clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope. Reigns tosses Sheamus over a table filled with steel chairs at ringside.
Reigns then launches Sheamus into two stacked tables filled with chairs as well! Reigns throws a chair at Sheamus. Reigns cracks a chair over the back of Sheamus as Sheamus starts to crawl closer to the ring area. Reigns pulls a table out. Sheamus with a counter giving Reigns a back body drop over the table. Reigns crashes right through the table. Sheamus then lifts up Reigns and plants him over another table cracking it in half. Sheamus grabs a big ladder and starts to set it up under the WWE World Heavyweight Championship hanging high above the ring. Reigns is in to knock over the ladder. Sheamus quickly sends Reigns out through the ropes. Sheamus launches a ladder at Reigns and it bounces right off the head of Reigns. Sheamus tries to crack a steel chair over the head of Reigns on the steel steps and Reigns moves. Reigns then sends Sheamus shoulder first into the steel ring steps. Sheamus drops Reigns with a quick shot and then cracks another chair over his back. Sheamus has a table setup nearby. Sheamus grabs Reigns, walks up the steel steps and connects with White Noise jumping off the steps and crashing through the table below! Reigns is fighting to his feet as Sheamus cracks him with a right and tosses him back inside the ring. Sheamus is kicking Reigns on the mat. Sheamus has Reigns up, Reigns counters, lifts Sheamus up and powerbombs him over the ladder that was down in the ring. Reigns with right hands and then a jumping clothesline shot. Sheamus rolls out. Reigns grabs a steel chair, jumps off the steel ring steps and drops the chair on top of Sheamus’ head!
Back in the ring, Sheamus avoids a Superman and connects with his Irish Curse backbreaker. Sheamus pulls Reigns up on the ring apron and wraps up his arms. Sheamus is dropping powerful forearms to the chest of Reigns. Reigns with elbows. Reigns has Sheamus up on his shoulders on the ring apron. Reigns falls back. Both crash through the ladder that was propped up over the ring apron and announce table! Back inside the ring, Reigns is pulling the ladder out and setting it up under the title. Sheamus is still down at ringside. Reigns is climbing up the ladder. Sheamus is in to cut off Reigns. Sheamus pulls him off and Sheamus starts climbing up. Reigns pulls Sheamus off and gets in a headbutt. Reigns is back up climbing. Sheamus cuts him off with forearms to the back. Sheamus gets under Reigns, drops him back, Reigns lands on his feet and Reigns connects with a Superman. Sheamus is down. Reigns is climbing up the ladder. Reigns has his hand on the title. Sheamus pushes the ladder over and Reigns crashes into the ropes.
Sheamus is up and has his hand on the title. Reigns with a Superman on Sheamus! Sheamus goes flying off. Reigns gets the ladder setup, climbs up and Rusev and Alberto Del Rio are in pulling him down. Reigns is attacking Rusev with rights. Del Rio with a superkick on Reigns. Reigns rolls out of the ring as Rusev continues to stomp away at him. Rusev puts The Accolade on Reigns. Del Rio is helping Sheamus up on the ladder. Reigns fights out and a Superman on Rusev. Del Rio is out attacking Reigns. Superman on Del Rio! In the ring, Sheamus is at the top touching the title. Reigns pulls Sheamus down. Sheamus with a Brogue Kick on Reigns! Sheamus climbs up the ladder. He’s near the top when we see a shot of Reigns rolling back in grabbing the bottom of the ladder. Sheamus reaches up and pulls down the title.
Winner and still WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Sheamus
After the match, Roman Reigns snaps as the announcers give different viewpoints from “Can ya blame him?” to “Why is he doing this?” to “He’s Going Too Far.” Eventually Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and a bunch of referees come down to stop him. Finally we get to Triple H calmly walking on the apron and softly talking, opening his suit up like he’s talking someone off the ledge. He goes to check on Sheamus as Reigns stands there looking like he’s gonna lose it again. Reigns nods “Yes” to himself and then charges at Triple H, blasting The Authority member with a Superman Punch to the delight of the crowd. He grabs a chair and starts wacking “The Game” over and over as Stephanie screams “No!” and “Roman!” from outside the ring. “You can kiss Roman Reigns goodbye! This hot-head is out of control!” Reigns isn’t done yet. He tears the cover off of the Spanish announce table. He goes to powerbomb him through it, but it doesn’t break — not even a little. The fans try and get a “one more time” chant going. Instead, Reigns gets on the American announce table and runs towards the other one, flying on top of Triple H with a flying elbow smash and putting him through it. Reigns off mic says he knows he’s gonna be fired. Stephanie kneeling next to HHH yells for Reigns to get away. She emotionally says “he’s not even blinking!” EMTs and officials tend to Triple H as Reigns walks up the ramp but as they help HHH up, Reigns changes his mind and turns around half way up the ramp and from there, sprints all the way to the ring and around one side to run HHH over with a crazy spear. The crowd expoded for that one. Stephanie lets out a crazy wicked scream. The show goes off the air with Reigns raising his hand and getting a big pop from the Boston crowd while Stephanie tends to an unconscious HHH on the floor outside the ring as the show goes off the air …