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WWE 8/29 Orlando, FL, house show results: Seth Rollins vs. John Cena

Submitted by Chris H.

Dean Ambrose defeated Kevin Owens with Dirty Deeds

Best match of the night with each guy hitting all their usual stuff, including a tope by Dean, and a top rope fisherman's bomb by Owens.

Miz TV with Jimmy Uso

Adam Rose came out instead announcing he was a party pooper and this party was over. Seriously. Uso came out from behind and superkicked him. He then had a dance off with Miz, and Uso laid out Miz with the super kick after his dance.

Jimmy Uso def. Baron Corbin

Corbin attacked Uso on his way back up the aisle. Uso wins a short match with a top rope splash after kicking out of the end of days.

PCB def. BAD

Charlotte made Tamina submit to the figure eight.  PCB were very over, but little reaction for Sasha, which was surprising given it was in Orlando.

Dolph Ziggler (with Lana) def. Rusev (with Summer Rae) in a no DQ match

Ziggler hit the Zig Zag for the pin. For the first time since Owen Hart vs. Mick Foley in front of Dave Meltzer, popcorn was used in the match. They struck each other with a fan's popcorn bucket, which Rusev eventually put on Dolph's head. They had a match that was better than their Summerslam one. The ladies got involved, which distracted Rusev and Ziggler hit the zig zag for the win.

Jack Swagger def. Tyler Breeze

Swagger won with the ankle lock. Pretty good little match, but again a surprisingly small reaction for a NXT superstar with Full Sail so close.

WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day (Big E and Xavier Woods) retained the tag titles over the Prime Time Players

Good match until a sloppy finish. Titus was running wild when Kofi hit a jumping kick behind the ref's back.  Woods rolled up Titus but he was too close to the ropes.  It was a slow roll up and he was on the ropes initially so the ref didn't count, but Woods moved him off for the 3 count.  Probably would've been a good spot for an improvisation.  Crowd was mixed but loud for the New Day until the flat finish.

John Cena def. WWE Champion and US Champion Seth Rollins by DQ

Rollins attacked Cena before the bell with the belts, then announced he wanted to put both belts on the line.  A mini version of their Summerslam match, Rollins was great and Cena had his usual effort.  Second best match of the night due to a bad finish.  At the end, Cena went for the AA but Rollins ducked behind and hit a low blow for the DQ. I know they don't want to have the heel champ retain clean on the house shows, but should've put some thought into a better finish after a 15 minute match.

Both men cut promos after plugging the Rumble ticket on sale. Big crowd at the box office for that on the way out, despite a thunder and lightning show going on outside.


- Royal Rumble 2016 was announced for Amway Center, for January 24, 2016.  Presale began after the show at the box office and online with the code ORLANDO16.

- NXT announcer Greg Hamilton was the house and JoJo was the ring announcer.

- Upper level of the arena was tarped off with the 2 lower bowls full. Estimated 8000.