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WWE Richmond, VA, live results: Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens, Reigns & Ambrose team up

Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn

Submitted by Andy Clark

- AJ Styles defeated Tyler Breeze with the Phenomenal Forearm

Good match, crowd was into AJ.

- Hype Bros defeated The Ascension with the Hype Ryder.

Mojo Rawley is from Virginia so he had lots of support, including what appeared to be a pretty large friends and family section.  Nice that he was able to work this show.

- The Miz defeated Jack Swagger after an eyepoke and the Skull Crushing Finale

Fun match, much better received as  a house show match than it likely would have been at a TV taping.  Miz called us all sweathogs and then did the Rick Rude gyrations to disrobe. Swagger responded with JYD mannerisms.  Fun stuff.  Saw rumors of a Miz injury but he didn't appear hurt.  

- Becky Lynch & Sasha Banks defeated Team B.A.D. with a stereo Banks Statement/Dis-Armer tapout

All four women were pretty well over, I'd say Becky probably the most so.  Becky and Sasha spent a good amount of time with the fans at ringside afterward.

- WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day (Kofi Kington & Xavier Woods) defeated the Dudley Boyz and The Usos in a Triple Threat Match to retain

Usos were the most over of the group, but New Day was pretty popular as well.  New Day pretty much played heel here, with a running gag of Xavier getting slapped in the back repeatedly for the first part of the match.  Finish came when Kofi stole the pin after an Uso hit the top rope splash on a Dudley (I believe D-Von).

- WWE Divas Champion Charlotte defeated Natalya in a non-title match via rollup

Finish was a little sloppy, Natalya slapped Ric Flair on the apron and Charlotte rolled her up for the win.  The crowd really liked Natalya and gave her a really nice response after the match.

- Sami Zayn defeated I-C Champion Kevin Owens by DQ

Best match of the night (surprise), even if it started a bit slow. Owens had Sami in the Tree of Woe and was DQed for not breaking on the five count while attacking him. Post-match Owens got on the mic and reminded everyone that he made his main roster debut in Richmond, and wanted to ruin Sami's first Richmond appearance.  He went for the pop-up powerbomb but Sami hit a dropkick and the Helluva Kick.

- Roman Reigns & Dean Ambrose defeated Sheamus & King Barrett when Reigns speared Barrett

Reigns was VERY over here,  I'd say the crowd was 90-10 in favor of him, if that bad.  Standard house show main event tag, but everyone got to hit their spots, and the crowd was happy to see Reigns & Ambrose win.  Both men spent plenty of time with fans and ringside on the way out, with Reigns being the last guy through the curtain. 

Very fun house show overall, good atmosphere.   I feel like our show got a significantly better deal on star power than the show in Trenton.