Welcome to the WWE Crown Jewel pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network.
#1 Contender To United States Title Battle Royal: Apollo Crews, Buddy Murphy, Andrade, Drake Maverick, Eric Young, Luke Harper, Cedric Alexander, Heath Slater, Humberto Carrillo, No Way Jose, 24/7 Champion Sunil Singh, Mojo Rawley, Erick Rowan, R-Truth, Sin Cara, Brian Kendrick, Titus O’Neil, Tony Nese, Akira Tozawa, and Shelton Benjamin
Winner: Humberto Carrillo
Welcome to the Crown Jewel PPV! We get an intro video package to hype the matches that will be taking place tonight. Our opening contest is…
WWE Title Match: Brock Lesnar © vs. Cain Velasquez
They come out in a striking stance as if they were mimicking an MMA fight. Velasquez dropped him with a head kick and Cain swarmed him with strikes on the ground. Lesnar locked in the kimura and Velasquez tapped out.
Winner: Brock Lesnar ©
Post-match, Lesnar kept the submission in until Rey Mysterio hit him in the back with a chair. Lesnar tossed him to the floor then hit Cain several times in the back with a chair. Mysterio eventually got the better of it and stood tall in the ring.
Tag Team Turmoil Match (Winner to crown the Best Tag Team in the World): The New Day vs. The Viking Raiders vs. Heavy Machinery vs. Lucha House Party vs. Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins vs. The Revival vs. The O.C. vs. Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode vs. The B-Team
Lucha House Party and Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode start things off. They went back and forth until Dorado got the hot tag but was pushed off the top rope and Ziggler hit him with a super kick. Metalik went for a quick roll up on Roode for 2. Ziggler with the DDT and Roode with his finisher to Gran Metalik for the elimination.
Heavy Machinery vs. Big E & Kofi Kingston
Otis and Kingston battled with Otis hitting a splash in the corner then the worm to him for 2. Kingston reversed a move and hit a DDT to Tucker then Trouble in Paradise to Otis. Tucker with a suplex to Kingston for 2. New Day hit their finisher to Tucker for the elimination.
B-Team vs. Big E & Kofi Kingston
New Day made short work of them and Big E eliminated Axel after hitting their finisher.
The Revival vs. Big E & Kofi Kingston
Both teams went back and forth until the tide changed once Kingston hit Dawson with a drop kick. Wider knocked Big E off the apron and that allowed The Revival to hit a double team move off the top rope for 2. Kingston rolled up Dawson for the elimination. After it, The Revival beatdown Big E and Kingston.
The OC vs. Big E & Kofi Kingston
The OC ran down to the ring and went for the Magic Killer but Kingston fought out of it. Kingston with a double knee strike to Anderson. Anderson with a running boot to Kingston’s face then they hit Magic Killer to Kingston for the win.
The OC vs. The Viking Raiders
Both teams were hitting some hard moves and it was a stiff style. Ivar suplexed his partner on Anderson. Gallows knocked down Ivar from the top rope. Anderson and Gallows hit a double team neck breaker to Erick. Ivar broke up the Magic Killer but they managed to recover and Anderson and Gallows eventually hit the move to Erick for the win.
Winners: The OC
Singles Match: Mansoor defeated Cesaro
Singles Match: Braun Strowman vs. Tyson Fury
They lock up to start things off then exchange punches before doing head lock exchanges. Strowman caught him with a big boot then a series of headbutts. Strowman missed a spear in the corner and ate the ring post. Strowman went for his running tackle spot around the ring but Fury hit him with a big boot. Fury with another back in the ring and then botched a pin attempt. Strowman hit his running tackle spot around the ring. Fury hit a big right hand to Strowman, who was on the apron. Fury got the count-out victory. Post-match, Strowman hit him with his running powerslam.
Winner: Tyson Fury
WWE United States Title Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Humberto Carrillo
Styles got the early jump by landing some shots in the corner. Carrillo with a spring board arm drag. Carrillo caught him off guard with a spring board back elbow then went for another arm drag but Styles reversed it. Carrillo with a standing moonsault for 2 on Styles. Carrillo caught him with a right hand before hitting a drop kick off the apron. Carrillo hit an outside dive to take out the champion. They battled on the top rope before Styles knocked him down and hit a major league clothesline for a near fall. Styles hit the Phenomenal Forearm shot for the win.
Winner: AJ Styles (c)
Natalya vs. Lacey Evans
They did some mat wrestling early on. Evans hit a neck breaker but Natalya fired back with a punch to the gut. The fans were invested in this contest. Natalya blocked a bull dog and Natalya hit a basement drop kick before going for the sharpshooter. Evans rolled her up for 2. Evans with a suplex then a moonsault off the top rope for a near fall. Natalya with the sharpshooter for the win.
Team Flair (Randy Orton, Baron Corbin, Bobby Lashley, Shinsuke Nakamura, Drew McIntyre) vs. Team Hogan (Roman Reigns, Rusev, Ricochet, Ali, and Chad Gable)
Gable and Namaura started things off where Gable hit a series of suplexes. Ali and Corbin were in next where Ali hit a series of drop kicks then a rolling x-factor. The heels beatdown Ali for a few moments. Moments later, Ricochet got the hot tag and hit a spring board moonsault to McIntyre for a near fall. Corbin distracted Ricochet which allowed McIntyre to hit an Alabama Slam and Corbin getting in a cheap shot. Orton tagged in and hit a series of foot stomps. The heels then beatdown Ricochet. It was a one-sided match for the majority. Reigns got the hot tag and cleaned house. Reigns with a drop kick to Orton on the apron then one to Lashley. Reigns with a big boot to Corbin then a leg drop. Orton went for the RKO to Reigns but Reigns hit him with the Superman Punch for 2. Corbin with a chokeslam to Ali. Rusev and Lashley exchanged strikes in the ring. Lashley tossed him to the floor and ate a Superman Punch from Reigns, who then took out the heels with an outside dive. Orton with a knee strike to Reigns then hit the RKO for 2. Gable distracted Orton, which allowed Ali and Ricochet hitting moves to Orton. They then hit an outside dive to the other stars. Reigns with a spear to Orton for the win.