WWE Battleground Results 2017 & Live Coverage – Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal (Punjabi Prison Match), More

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Tamina is eliminated.

Becky gets Lana down in the armbar. Lana taps out.

Lana is eliminated.

Natalya with a roll up on Becky Lynch for the pinfall.


Becky Lynch is eliminated.


Charlotte with a big boot on Natalya and Natalya kicks out. Charlotte goes for the Figure Four again and Natalya counters into a submission. Charlotte lifts Natalya up to her shoulders and powerbombs her down to the mat for a two count. Natalya gets her knees up when Charlotte connects with a moonsault off the top rope. Natalya tosses Charlotte into the corner and Charlotte’s neck hits with a thud. Natalya covers for the win.

Winner and new No. 1 Contender: Natalya

After the match, WWE SmackDown! Women’s Champion Naomi gets in the ring and offers to shake her hand to congratulate her. Natalya blows her off and leaves the ring.

A video package runs hyping AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens tonight.


WWE United States Championship
AJ Styles (c) vs. Kevin Owens

We get ring introductions for the champion AJ Styles and challenger Kevin Owens.


Owens with a kick and knees early to Styles. Styles with an arm drag on Owens spinning and hanging onto the arm of Owens. Owens pulls out the leg of Styles and trips him up. Styles pulls Owens down on the mat using his legs real quick. Owens catches Styles with a big elbow and Styles follows up with a big dropkick! On the outside, Styles sends Owens into the ring barricade with an Irish whip. Styles misses a dive to Owens. Owens sends Styles crotch first into the steel ring post. Back inside, Owens with a senton splash for a two count.

Owens with a headlock applied on Styles to keep him grounded. Owens plants Styles with a quick DDT, gets a two count and goes right back to the grounded headlock. Styles catches Owens with a flying forearm off the ropes. Styles with his front face suplex and rolls over into a two count on Owens. Styles with his fireman’s carry neckbreaker for another two count on Owens.

Owens gets his knees up when Styles connects with his springboard 450 splash. Owens connects with his cannonball in the corner on Styles and gets a two count off a pinfall attempt. Styles with a torture rack and drops Owens down. Owens crotches Styles up on the top turnbuckle hitting the ropes. Styles with an elbow, springboards up, Owens slides out, Styles jumps back down and Owens takes out the legs of Styles immediately. Styles is favoring his left shoulder as Owens drops his knees over it. Referee bump when Owens tosses Styles to the corner and Styles catches the referee.

Styles avoids a Pop Up Powerbomb and gets Owens down in the Calf Crusher. Owens rolls through and gets the Crossface applied. Styles counters into a Crossface of his own. Owens turns Styles over to his shoulders. The referee counts the pinfall.

Winner and new WWE United States Champion: Kevin Owens

After the match, AJ Styles sits up and can’t believe it. Kevin Owens rolls out and leans over the announce table grabbing the WWE United States Championship.


Backstage, Jinder Mahal is with The Singh Brothers. Mahal will make sure the Punjabi Prison is the final resting place of Randy Orton’s legacy.

A video package runs hyping John Cena vs. Rusev.

Flag Match
John Cena vs. Rusev

Rusev goes for the Bulgarian flag early and Cena cuts him off with a headlock. Rusev with a big splash to Cena in the corner. Cena is back up and cuts off Rusev up top near the Bulgarian flag. Cena with a bulldog on Rusev from the top rope. Rusev with an electric chair drop on Cena and kicks away at Cena afterwards. Rusev levels Cena with a clothesline.


Rusev with another charge to Cena in the corner. Cena again cuts off Rusev on the top turnbuckle, but Rusev is kicking back at Cena. Cena plants Rusev with his twisting powerbomb. Cena drops his Five Knuckle Shuffle over Rusev. Rusev with a spinebuster. Rusev gets up on the top turnbuckle and Cena throws fists at his knees. Cena is throwing rights at Rusev against the flag post. Rusev falls back to the ring. Cena goes for a flying leg drop, but Rusev counters catching Cena and planting him with a powerbomb. Rusev has the Bulgarian flag and is climbing down. Cena levels Rusev with a dropkick. Cena with an AA on Rusev.

Cena is climbing up top and Rusev pulls him down to his shoulders. Cena with a counter and gets the STF applied on Rusev. Rusev is tapping out, but it doesn’t matter. Cena breaks the hold and goes up to grab the American flag. When he jumps back down, Rusev catches him with a superkick and Cena is down. Rusev has the Bulgarian flag in hand and is heading towards the entrance area. Cena dives off the ring apron and takes out Rusev. Cena sends Rusev shoulder first into the steel ring steps. Cena dives back inside the ring and grabs the American flag. Rusev cuts off Cena. Rusev grabs part of the steel steps and launches it at Cena.

Cena is back up and throws Rusev face first into the LED walls in the entrance area. Rusev with a fallaway slam on the entrance ramp on Cena. Rusev grabs a nearby table and sets it up near the American stairs. Rusev grabs a second table and sets it up right nearby. Rusev tosses Cena face first off the American stairs a few times, walks up and drags Cena with him.


Cena tosses Rusev off the stairs. Cena has the American flag. Cena and Rusev exchange right hands and hit a double clothesline. Cena is crawling with the American flag in hand. Rusev grabs the flag stand and hits Cena with it. Rusev applies The Accolade on Cena. Rusev drops Cena with a big kick. Cena has Rusev up, walks up the steps and drops Rusev with an AA over the tables. Cena grabs the American flag and puts it inside the flag stand to get the win.

Winner: John Cena

A new Fashion Files airs with Breezango. The Ascension walks up and claims it was them who attacked Breezango weeks ago. Fandango points out Ascension wasn’t at Smackdown Live last week. The lights go out and we hear brawling. Fandango turns on a flashlight and Tyler Breeze is knocked out. Fandango is then knocked over and dragged away.

Mike Kanellis w/ Maria Kanellis vs. Sami Zayn

Sami Zayn with a tackle and right hands to Mike Kanellis early. Sami with a head scissors takedown on Mike. Sami with rights and chops to Mike. Sami clotheslines Mike over the top rope. Maria is yelling at Sami from the outside causing a distraction. This allows Mike to land a big right hand to Sami when he jumps out. They rub noses together over Sami. Mike tosses Sami back in and gets in some quick stomps. Mike blows a kiss at Maria and she catches it. Sami with big chops to Mike. Mike with big corner clotheslines to Sami and follows it up with a big boot for a two count. Mike and Maria share a kiss through the ropes. Sami with clotheslines to Mike followed by a high back body drop. Sami tosses Mike over the top rope. Sami with a dive over the top rope taking out Mike. Sami connects with a cross body off the top rope for a close two count. Sami with a corner springboard tornado DDT. Maria is in when Sami is going for an exploder to block it. Maria leaves and Sami counters giving Mike an exploder to the corner. Sami with his Helluva Kick for the win.

Winner: Sami Zayn

The Punjabi Prison is lowering around the ring.

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