Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is here with your Night of Champions recap. Night of Champions took place live last night in Nashville, Tennessee. The show kicked off with the usual pre-game show, with Renee Young, Alex Riley, Booker T and Big Show going over tonight's card. We head to the ring for the return of former World Heavyweight Champion, Christian.
- The Peep Show with Christian, with guest Chris Jericho: Christian addresses his fans who welcome Christian back to the WWE. Christian welcomes Chris Jericho to his show as Jericho comes to the ring. Christian and Jericho trade friendly jabs about who was the leader in their old tag team. Jericho is about to talk about his opponent tonight, Randy Orton, when Orton interrupts on the titantron. Orton mocks Jericho's catchphrases. Jericho calls Orton a total jackass and says Orton will never...ever...be the same again after tonight.
Night of Champions goes live and we kick off with the WWE World Tag Team Championships on the line.
- Backstage Segment with Mark Henry and Big Show: Henry says he won't let America down tonight. Show says Henry has America as his tag team partner tonight and gets Henry pumped up.
- "WWE Intercontinental Championship Match": The Miz (w/Damien Sandow) vs. Dolph Ziggler (w/R-Truth): Country artists Florida Georgia Line are on commentary for this match. Sandow takes out R-Truth and gets in Florida Georgia Line's face. The country duo shove Sandow down and set up R-Truth to drop Sandow with a punch. Miz with a figure four on Ziggler but Ziggler escapes by rope break. Sandow jumps on the apron and catches a super kick in the face from Ziggler. Miz rolls Ziggler up from behind and scores the pinfall with a handful of tights. Miz is the NEW Intercontinental Champion.
- Seth Rollins vs. Roman Reigns: Rollins talks about Reigns' emergency surgery and demands a ten count by the referee to officially win the match. The referee makes the ten count and Rollins wins by forfeit. Rollins then throws out an open challenge to anyone in the backstage area. A taxi pulls in the parking lot and out pops Dean Ambrose. Ambrose hits the ring and unloads on Rollins. Ambrose and Rollins brawl all over the arena as Triple H sends out WWE security. Ambrose does a flying elbow and takes out all of WWE security and is back on Rollins, unloading on him. WWE security finally tackle Ambrose, handcuff him and carry him out of the arena.
- Mark Henry vs Rusev (w/Lana): Lilian Garcia sings the national anthem before this match starts. Henry hurts his back as Rusev tossed Henry into the ring steps. Henry gets a "World's Strongest Slam" on Rusev but can't capitalize. Rusev gets "The Accolade" applied on Henry and Henry taps out. Rusev celebrates after the match with the Russian Flag dropping from the rafters.
And that is your Night of Champions recap, I'll be back tomorrow with your RAW recap. Till then, tap or snap.