The stars of Raw and SmackDown will face off as Survivor Series takes place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York tonight.
The pay-per-view will feature four non-title matches pitting the champions of Raw and SmackDown against each other. There will also be two traditional Survivor Series five-on-five elimination tag matches, along with a 25-man battle royal.
WWE Champion Big E vs. Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch vs. SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair, Raw Tag Team Champions RK-Bro vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos, and United States Champion Damian Priest vs. Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura are the champion vs. champion matches.
Priest vs. Nakamura is set for tonight's pre-show
The men's elimination match will be Team Raw (Seth Rollins, Finn Balor, Kevin Owens, Bobby Lashley & Austin Theory) vs. Team SmackDown (Drew McIntyre, Jeff Hardy, Xavier Woods, Baron Corbin & Sheamus). Team Raw (Bianca Belair, Rhea Ripley, Liv Morgan, Carmella & Zelina Vega) vs. Team SmackDown (Sasha Banks, Shayna Baszler, Shotzi, Natalya & Toni Storm) is the women's elimination match.
Tonight's pre-show begins at 7 p.m. Eastern time, with the main card starting an hour later.
Kayla Braxton introduced Jerry "The King" Lawler, Booker T, Kevin Patrick, and Pete Rosenberg to start the kickoff show. The fans broke into a brief "Jerry" and "Booker" chant. The fans popped for Rosenberg in his hometown.
The panel then ran down the line-up for tonight's card.
They showed Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch arriving at the building. The panel discussed the Lynch and Flair feud with the same video from Friday night.
Lawler and Booker discussed their biggest rivals. Lawler mentioned Andy Kaufman, and Booker brought up Batista.
They recapped the Sasha Banks and Shotzi feud, including Banks giving Shotzi the backstabber after shaking her hand.
In the back, Sasha Banks gave a pep talk to her team members Toni Storm, Natayla, Shayna Baszler, and Shotzi. Banks praised Storm, Natalya, and Baszler. She couldn't remember Shotzi's name and got it wrong. Shotzi tried to correct her, but Banks told her it doesn't matter what her name is. Banks and Shotzi got into an argument, and the other team members tried to break it up.
The panel talked about the SmackDown team not being able to co-exist. They turned their attention to Raw Tag Team Champions RK-Bro vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos. The panel mentioned that Randy Orton sets the record for most PPV matches tonight and could set a record for most matches on Raw tomorrow.
They showed highlights of The Rock's debut at the Survivor Series in 1996. The panel discussed Rock's debut and his career.
Non-title Match: Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura (w/Rick Boogs) defeated United States Champion Damien Priest via DQ (9:24)
Preist and Nakamura had a good pre-show match until the weak finish.
Jimmy Smith, Pat McAfee, and Byron Saxton are the commentators.
Priest had the early advantage and worked over Nakamura's arm. Boogs started playing his guitar to distract Priest. McAfee danced in the background.
Nakamura rocked Priest with a knee, but Priest fired back. Priest then missed a splash in the corner, and Nakamura briefly took over. Priest fought back and slowed the pace down with a chin lock.
Boogs played the guitar again, which annoyed Priest. Priest knocked down Nakamura and gave Boogs a final warning not to play the guitar again. Nakamura took advantage and hit a sliding German suplex for a two-count.
Nakamura went for a knee off the second turnbuckle, but Priest countered with a spinning heel kick. Priest hit a splash in the corner and followed up with a brutal clothesline. Priest and Nakamura traded kicks in the middle of the ring.
Nakamura took over and hit a sliding knee for a close near fall. The fans broke into "Nakamura" and "Priest" chants. Nakamura went for the Kinshasa, but Priest countered with the south of heaven chokeslam for a very close near fall.
Priest went for Reckoning, but Nakamura broke free. Nakamura went for the armbar, but Priest countered into the Gogoplata. Suddenly, Boogs started playing his guitar, and Priest let go of the hold.
Priest jumped out of the ring, grabbed the guitar, and smashed it to pieces. The fans reacted big to this moment. He then took a piece of the guitar and hit Boogs in the face. Nakamura went after Priest, but Priest hit him with the guitar for the disqualification.
The fans erupted in boos for the finish. McAfee was shocked that Priest broke the guitar.
The panel discussed the men's Survivor Series match. They showed Bobby Lashley and MVP arriving at the building. Suddenly, Kevin Owens walked up to the panel. He discussed the last few weeks and promised to show who he really is in the main event.
In the back, a limo pulled up, and Vince McMahon stepped out. Adam Pearce, Sonya Deville, and roster members greeted him and chanted. McMahon was holding a gold egg, which is a reference to Red Notice.
The panel discussed the Roman Reigns and Big E feud and mentioned Mariah Carey acknowledging Reigns on social media.
The opening video included scenes from Red Notice.
Non-title Match: Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch defeated SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair (18:13)
Flair and Lynch had a really good hard-hitting match.
They recapped the Lynch and Flair feud. Michael Cole, Pat McAfee, and Corey Graves are the commentators.
Lynch got a big pop from the crowd for her entrance.
Lynch was so furious before the bell the referee had to hold her back. Flair rocked Lynch with a right hand at the bell. Lynch fired back with kicks, but Flair went after the leg.
Lynch gained control, and the fans broke into a loud "Becky" chant. Flair recovered and slammed Lynch's head on the mat. Flair posed in the ring, and the fans erupted in boos.
Lynch tried to fight back, but Flair slammed her into the ring post. Flair climbed to the top rope for the moonsault, but Lynch recovered and shoved her off into the barricade. Flair recovered quickly and slammed Lynch on the barricade.
They jumped in the ring and started trash-talking. Flair and Lynch then traded brutal slaps back and forth until Flair hit a clothesline. Flair followed up with a hard chop and forearms in the corner. Flair went back to the leg, but Lynch counted with a kick to the head.
Lynch went for the dis-arm-her, but Flair reversed. Lynch went for an armbar, but Flair countered with a powerbomb for a close near fall. Flair went for a moonsault, but Lynch rolled out of the way. Flair landed on her feet and hit a standing moonsault for another near fall.
Flair and Lynch did more trash talking. Lynch fired up and caught Flair with a leg drop to the back of the neck for a close two-count. The fans broke into a loud "This is awesome" chant.
Lynch was firmly in control and rocked Flair with uppercuts. Flair went for a big boot but hit a back elbow instead for a near fall. Flair tried to roll up Lynch, but she held onto the top rope. Flair then rocked Lynch with a big boot for another close two-count.
Flair went for a slam, but Lynch slipped out and hit an inverted DDT for a near fall. Lynch missed a leg drop off the top rope. Lynch recovered and hit the manhandle slam, but Flair got her foot on the bottom rope.
Lynch locked on the figure four leg lock to a huge reaction. Flair and Lynch traded slaps while still in the hold. Flair reversed the figure four to break it. The fans broke into another loud "This is awesome" chant.
Flair knocked Lynch off the apron and went for the moonsault, but she barely hit Lynch. Flair took over and locked on the dis-arm-her, but Lynch made it to the ropes. The finish came when Flair rolled up Lynch and held onto the top rope. The referees caught Flair, and Lynch reversed the roll-up for the win. Lynch held onto the top rope, but the referee didn't catch her.
They recapped Rock's debut in Madison Square Garden at the 1996 Survivor Series.
They aired a video looking a Drew McIntrye's career.
Survivor Series Elimination Match: Team Raw (Bobby Lashley, Finn Balor, Kevin Owens, Austin Theory & Seth Rollins) (w/MVP) defeated Team SmackDown (Drew McIntrye, Jeff Hardy, Sheamus, Happy Corbin & King Woods) (w/Madcap Moss) (29:54)
Sole Survivor: Seth Rollins
This was a good Survivor Series match that got a lot of time.
Jimmy Smith, Pat McAfee, and Byron Saxton are the commentators.
They recapped all the changes in the teams over the last few weeks. The fans broke into faint "Raw" and "SmackDown" chants.
Kevin Owens argued with the Raw team that he wanted to start. He yelled at Rollins that he had something to prove. Owens teased starting but rolled out of the ring and walked off for the first elimination. He mocked his team members from the entrance.
Woods took advantage and dragged Austin Theory to his corner. Team SmackDown isolated Theory and cut him off from his team. Rollins got the tag, but Corbin rocked him with a clothesline. Hardy tagged in, and the fans broke into a loud "Hardy" chant.
SmackDown continued to dominate as they isolated Balor on their side of the ring. McIntrye hit a delayed vertical suplex on Balor for a near fall. Balor fought back, but Corbin hit deep six for a near fall. Lashley jumped in, but McIntrye caught him with a belly-to-belly suplex.
Balor took advantage and hit the coup de grace on Corbin to eliminate him from the match.
Hardy and Balor faced off, and the fans broke into a "Hardy" chant. Hardy rolled up Balor with a sunset flip, but Balor rolled through and hit a basement dropkick. Rollins backed Hardy into his corner. Raw isolated Hardy and cut him off from his corner.
Balor slowed the pace down with a chin lock on Hardy. Balor placed Hardy on the top rope, but Hardy fought back. Hardy knocked Balor and Rollins off the top rope and hit the whisper in the wind.
Lashley then pulled McIntrye off the apron and slammed him into the ring post. Woods got the hot tag and ran wild. He hit a rolling DDT on Rollins and rocked Theory with a forearm. Woods climbed to the top rope, but Lashley knocked him off. Lashley tagged in and hit the spear on Woods. He then locked on the Hurt Lock for the submission to eliminate Woods.
Lashley wouldn't break the hold, which allowed SmackDown to jump him. McIntyre and Lashley went face to face in the middle of the ring. Lashley gained control and hit a shoulder tackle in the corner.
McIntrye fired back with a clothesline and sent him to the floor.
Lashley and McIntrye brawled around ringside and over the barricade. Eventually, the referee counted out both Lashley and McIntrye, which eliminated both from the match. The fans erupted in boos for the double count-out. Lashley jumped McIntrye, but McIntrye fought back and hit the Claymore kick.
Rollins taunted McIntyre that he got eliminated. McIntrye then hit the Glasgow Kiss on Rollins. Sheamus tried to take advantage but only scored a two-count.
Balor was firmly in control and went for the coup de grace. Sheamus moved out of the way and hit the Brogue kick to eliminate Balor. It came down to Rollins and Theory against Sheamus and Hardy.
Theory rocked Sheamus with a knee for a close near fall. Rollins slowed the pace down with a chin lock on Sheamus. Hardy tagged in and ran wild on Rollins. He hit a splash off the second turnbuckle for a two-count. Hardy jumped off of Sheamus' back and hit a splash on Rollins and Theory.
Rollins went for the stomp, but Sheamus countered with white noise. Sheamus went for the Brogue kick, but Theory caused a distraction, and Rollins hit the superkick for a near fall.
Rollins pulled Hardy off the apron, so Sheamus had nobody to tag. Theory took advantage and rolled up Sheamus for the next elimination. Sheamus rocked Theory with a clothesline. Sheamus got in Hardy's face and rocked him with a clothesline too.
Rollins tagged in and hit a frog splash on Hardy for a close near fall. Rollins and Theory tried to give Hardy a double suplex. Hardy knocked the heels off and hit Swanton Bomb on Theory to eliminate him.
Hardy and Rollins were the last two in the match. The fans broke into a loud "Hardy" chant. Rollins got in Hardy's face, but Hardy kicked him in the gut. Hardy went for the twist of fate, but Rollins countered. Hardy then rolled up Rollins for a close two-count. The fans broke into a "This is awesome" chant.
Rollins went for the stomp, but Hardy caught his foot. Hardy recovered and hit the twist of fate to a huge pop. He went for the Swanton Bomb, but Rollins got his knees up and hit the stomp for the win.
The commentators noted this is the second year in a row that the men's Raw team beat the SmackDown team.
They recapped Rock defeating Mankind at the 1998 Survivor Series to win the WWE Championship.
They showed Vince McMahon arriving earlier tonight.
In the back, Roman Reigns walked into McMahon's office. McMahon showed off Cleopatra's gold egg and claimed the Rock gave it to him. McMahon bragged about the egg and said it cost $100 million. Reigns said that's how much his next contract will cost.
Omos Won The 25 Man Battle Royal (10:37)
Participants: AJ Styles, Apollo Crews, Cedric Alexander, Cesaro, Chad Gable, Otis, Commander Azeez, Dolph Ziggler, Drew Gulak, The Viking Raiders, Los Lotharios, Jinder Mahal, R-Truth, Ricochet, Robert Roode, Dolph Ziggler, Sami Zayn, Shanky, T-Bar, and The Street Profits
This was a typical battle royal that dragged in the middle. The entire match was built around Omos dominating.
The Street Profits grabbed a Pizza Hut box as they walked to the ring. There were also boxes near the ring as well. They gave their pizza to Michael Cole and Corey Graves but not Byron Saxton.
The bell rang, and AJ Styles jumped from the ring onto the announce table. Omos quickly eliminated Drew Gulak from the match. R-Truth got a slice of pizza and tried to give it to Omos. Otis approached and ate the slice instead. Otis then grabbed Truth and tossed him out. Omos took advantage and knocked Otis out of the ring.
Cesaro rocked Gable with an uppercut to eliminate him. The fans broke into a "We want pizza" chant. Ricochet caught T-Bar with a dropkick in the corner and tossed him out of the ring. Shanky then eliminated several SmackDown wrestlers, including Ivar.
Omos and Shanky went face to face. Omos then grabbed Shanky and threw him out. Mansoor tried to eliminate Roode and Ziggler, but they hit a spinebuster/Zig Zag combo.
Roode challenged Omos, but Omos easily dumped him out of the ring. Ziggler told Omos that he wanted to be his friend. Suddenly, Styles hit the Phenomenal forearm on Ziggler and tossed him out.
Sami Zayn tried to get Cesaro and Ricochet to work together. Zayn got upset, so they attacked him. The Street Profits took advantage and threw Zayn out. Omos and Commander Azeez had a brief staredown. Omos hit him with a clothesline for another elimination.
Azeez tried to pull out Styles but Omos wouldn't let him. They both pulled on Styles until he fell out of the ring. Omos then tossed out Apollo Crews.
It came down to Omos, Ricochet, Cesaro, and Street Profits. The faces tried working together, but Omos eliminated Cesaro and Dawkins for his ninth and tenth eliminations. Montez Ford tried to fight back, but Omos dumped out Ford.
It came down to Ricochet and Omos. The fans got behind Ricochet. He hit Omos with a dropkick, but Omos quickly recovered and threw out Ricochet for the win.
After the match, Styles went over to the pizza, but Ford knocked him down. Ford and Dawkins ran off and threw pizza slices in the crowd.
Non-Title Match: Raw Tag Team Champions RK-Bro defeated SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos (14:45)
RK-Bro and The Usos had a good and fun match.
The commentators pushed that Randy Orton sets the record for the most matches on PPV.
RK-Bro had the early advantage until the Usos regrouped on the floor. Orton fought back and caught Jey with a right hand. Orton then helped Riddle hit a splash on Jey. Riddle sent Jimmy to the floor and hit a dive. Jey took advantage and knocked Riddle off the apron. Jimmy followed up with a suicide dive.
The Usos took over and isolated Riddle on their side of the ring. Jey charged at Riddle, but Riddle caught him with a kick to the head. Jimmy stopped Riddle from making a tag and slowed the pace down with a chin lock.
Riddle tried to make a tag, but Jimmy dragged him to his corner. Jey slowed the pace back down with another chin lock. Riddle fought back and hit a bad-looking GTS. Orton got the hot tag and ran wild on the Usos. He went for the draping DDT, but Jey pulled him out of the ring.
Orton recovered and slammed Jey on the announce table. He then slammed Jimmy on the announce table as well. Orton set up for the RKO on Jey, but he escaped. Jey rocked Orton with a superkick, but he fell into his corner. Riddle tagged himself in and ran wild on the heels.
Riddle hit a senton on Jimmy and went for one on Jey, but Jey got his knees up. Riddle fought back and hit a German suplex for a two-count. The Usos hit a pop-up Samoan Drop on Riddle for a near fall.
The Usos took over and hit a double superkick on Orton. They then hit a double superkick on Riddle for a close near fall. Riddle fought back and knocked Jey to the floor. Riddle tagged in Orton, but Jimmy didn't see. Jimmy knocked Orton to the floor and went for the splash on Riddle. Orton jumped in and hit the RKO on Jimmy in mid-air for the win.
Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville met with Vince McMahon in his office. McMahon realized his gold egg was missing. He demanded that Deville and Pearce find his egg. McMahon added that if Pearce can't find it, he'll find it on Raw tomorrow night. Michael Cole mentioned that the SmackDown roster will be at Raw tomorrow night. This is an odd storyline.
They showed the creative Xia Li comic book promo from SmackDown.
Survivor Series Elimination Match: Team Raw (Bianca Belair, Carmella, Liv Morgan, Queen Zelina & Rhea Ripley) defeated Team SmackDown (Sasha Banks, Toni Storm, Shayna Baszler, Natalya & Shotzi) (23:44)
Sole Survivor: Bianca Belair
This was an okay match with some rough spots that dragged. The fans were dead for most of the match and started doing the wave at one point. The storyline of Team SmackDown not getting along took away from the match. Raw won every match tonight so far except for the pre-show, which they lost by disqualification.
Carmella and Toni Storm started the match. Carmella rocked Storm with a forearm and demanded her mask to protect her face. Vega briefly took over on Storm, and Carmella tagged back in. Vega tried putting the mask on Carmella, but Rhea Ripley knocked it out of her hands.
Carmella yelled at Ripley, but Storm rolled her up for the first elimination. The fans broke into a brief "Toni" chant. Banks tagged in to take on Bianca Belair, but Shotzi tagged herself in the match.
Shotzi backed Morgan into their corner. Natalya took over and hit a suplex on Morgan for a near fall. Raw regained control and isolated Natalya on their side of the ring. Ripley rocked Natalya with a dropkick to the head for a near fall.
Natalya recovered and caught Ripley with a German suplex. Baszler and Natalya gave Ripley a double-delayed vertical suplex.
Baszler tried to stomp on Ripley's arm, but Ripley fought back. Ripley went for the riptide, but Baszler escaped. Banks tried to make the tag, but Shotzi pulled her off the apron.
Baszler recovered and locked on an armbar on Ripley. Baszler transitioned into the Kirifuda clutch, but Ripley broke free. Ripley went for the riptide, but Shotzi jumped in the ring.
Baszler locked on the Kirfuda clutch, but Ripley broke free. The fans were dead for the first part of the match and started doing the wave. Belair and Banks went face to face, and the fans came alive. The fans broke into "Let's go Sasha" and "EST" chants.
Belair was firmly in control and hit a fallaway slam. Banks recovered and hit a tornado DDT for a near fall. Belair recovered and hit a huge spinebuster for a two-count. Belair went for the KOD, but Banks landed on her feet. Belair regained control and dropped Vega on Banks for a near fall. The fans broke into a brief and faint "CM Punk" chant.
Storm then pinned Vega for the next elimination. Morgan rolled up Storm for a near fall, but Baszler jumped in the ring. Morgan tossed Baszler to the floor and hit the oblivion on Storm to eliminate her from the match. The fans booed Storm's elimination.
Baszler locked on the Kirfuda clutch on Morgan, but she backed her into the corner. Shotzi tagged in and climbed to the top, but Banks tagged herself in the match. Banks then eliminated Morgan.
Shotzi and Baszler worked together and eliminated Ripley. It came down to Banks, Shotzi, Baszler, and Natalya against Belair on her own. Belair knocked SmackDown off the apron and backed Natalya into her corner. Banks tagged in the match, but Shotzi tried stopping her. Shotzi and Banks argued at ringside.
Banks pushed Shotzi into Baszler. Natalya, Shotzi, and Baszler kept pulling Banks out of the ring until she was counted out. The fans booed Banks' count-out elimination.
Natalya went for the sharpshooter on Belair but broke free and knocked her into Baszler. Belair then used a small package to eliminate Natalya. Belair then quickly eliminated Baszler from the match.
It came down to Shotzi and Belair. Shotzi hit a crossbody on Belair, but Belair rolled through. Shotzi regained control and scored a close near fall. Belair then rammed Shotzi into the corner and hit the KOD for the win.
They showed highlights of Rock's career throughout the night.
In the back, Kayla Braxton approached Paul Heyman. Heyman doesn't know what happened to Vince McMahon's gold egg. Braxton informed Heyman that Brock Lesnar's suspension is no longer indefinite.
Non-Title Match: Universal Champion Roman Reigns (w/Paul Heyman) defeated WWE Champion Big E (21:52)
Reigns and Big E had a good match. They started at a slow pace, but it picked up towards the end. Reigns victory is SmackDown's only pinfall win of the night.
Big E and Reigns locked up, with Big E gaining the advantage. Reigns rolled out of the ring, and Heyman gave him a pep talk. Reigns jumped in the ring and quickly took over. He backed Big E in the corner and hit a series of clotheslines.
Big E avoided Reigns with a leapfrog and hit a back elbow for a near fall. Big E dragged Reigns to the apron but missed a splash. He appeared to injure his knee on the splash.
Reigns slowed the pace down with a chin lock. Big E broke free, but Reigns cut him off with a back elbow. The fans broke into a brief "New Day Rocks" chant. Reigns rocked Big E with a big boot for a near fall. He started yelling at the fans and threw Big E into the ring post.
Reigns continued to dominate and threw Big E into the ring post again. Reigns tried throwing Big E into the steps, but he reversed. Big E then hit a series of belly-to-belly suplexes. He followed up with a splash but Reigns recovered with a Samoan Drop for a near fall.
Reigns hit a series of clotheslines in the corner, but Big E fought back with a uranage for a two-count. Big E then locked on the stretch muffler, but Reigns broke free and hit a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall.
Reigns went for the superman punch, but Big E avoided it. Reigns then hit the Rock Bottom for a near fall. The fans broke into a loud "Rocky" chant. Reigns hit the superman punch again, but Big E didn't go down.
Reigns hit another superman punch but Big E tried to get back to his feet. Reigns hit a third superman punch and set up for the spear. Big E got back to his feet and got in Reigns' face to a big reaction. Big E then hit the spear off the apron to take over.
Reigns immediately hit the spear in the ring for a close near fall. The fans broke into loud "Let's go Big E" and "Let's go Roman" chants. Reigns went for the guillotine submission, but Big E broke free. Big E went for a second spear off the apron but Reigns caught him in the guillotine again. Big E powered out and hit the Big Ending, but Reigns got his foot on the bottom rope.
The fans broke into a "This is awesome" chant. Big E slammed Reigns' head on the announce table and threw him into the ring post. Reigns recovered and threw Big E into the steps knee-first. Reigns then hit a superman punch off the steps.
In the ring, Big E went for the big ending, but his knee gave out. Reigns slipped out and attacked Big E's knee. He then hit the spear for the win.
Reigns walked to the back with Heyman holding up the Universal title to end Survivor Series. Big E got back to his feet after Reigns left the ring.