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COMPLETE WWE CLASH OF CHAMPIONS REPORT: TITLE CHANGES, RETURNS, TEASES FOR HELL IN A CELL, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2019-09-15 22:29:00

Welcome to PWInsider.com’s coverage of WWE’s Clash of Champions from Charlotte, North Carolina. Make sure to check out all of the news regarding the pay per view and the preview audio on the site.

We are in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Your host for the Kickoff Show is Jonathan Coachman.  He is joined by David Otunga, Charly Caruso, and Booker T.

They run through the card for Clash of Champions.

We take a look at the Raw Women's Championship Match between Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch.  We have a video package.

Charly asks if anyone has an issue that Sasha feels she should be first in line.  Otunga says that she came back and took that spot.  She saw what Becky was doing and Sasha wants that spot.  Booker says he does not know why Sasha was gone, but to be the biggest thing after four months says a lot.  Otunga says that this was calculated by Sasha.  Coachman asks if Sasha thought about what Becky did to get where she is.  Booker says Sasha probably thought to come back to reclaim what was hers.

We take a look at the WWE Championship Match between Kofi Kingston and Randy Orton.  We have a video package.

Kofi Kingston and Big E are in the back and Charly asks them about their title matches.  Big E says the only revival they respect is under a tent with fire and brimstone and the Good Book.  Charly asks about Xavier Woods.  Xavier shows up and he says the Revival needed to come to Smackdown to get their attention.  He was out for a month and they have their attention.  The Revival will find out why that is not a good thing..  Charly asks Kofi about having to face Randy Orton.  Kofi says he feels good and he feels ready.  It will be one on one.  There will be no outside interference.  Last week, Randy tried to get inside his head and it failed.  Kofi says he got to relive one of the greatest moments of his career when he put Randy through a table.  Kofi vows to remain the WWE Champion while Woods says him and Big E will remain Tag Team Champions.

Coach asks Booker about the New Day's confidence and whether they are overconfident.  Booker says you have to feel that you are the best.  Otunga says they have backed it up.  

It is time to take a look at the No Disqualification Match between Roman Reigns and Erick Rowan.  We have a video package.

Charly asks about Roman's mental state.  Booker says Erick Rowan has always been the second fiddle who did all of the work.  Rowan has shown that he is intelligent and there will be good action tonight.  Charly asks Booker if he is defending him, but Booker says that Rowan wants to be the person you always talk about.  Otunga says he respects Rowan wanting to get out from under Bryan's shadow, but he does not agree iwth the methods.  Booker says if you ain't cheating, you ain't trying.  Coach says if you want make a name for yourself, you go after a big name.

We go to Vic Joseph, Aiden English, and Dio Maddin for our first match.

Match Number One:  WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Drew Gulak versus Lince Dorado versus Humberto Carrillo

Gulak drop kicks Carrillo and then he goes after Dorado.  Dorado and Carrillo with punches and a series of double drop kicks to Gulak.  Carrillo with a springboard arm drag to Drew.  Drew trips Humberto and pulls him to the floor.  Dorado with a drop kick through the ropes and then he hits a springboard cross body onto Gulak and Humberto.  Dorado with a rana off the ringside barrier to Carrillo.  Drew pushes Dorado off the turnbuckles onto the top rope.  Drew with an Irish whip and Carrillo floats over.  Carrillo with a cross body to Gulak for a near fall.

Carrillo with a wrist lock.  Carrillo goes to the ropes  but Gulak with a wrist lock take down from the turnbuckles for a near fall.  Gulak with an arm bar.  Drew holds on to the arm bar on Carrillo.  Carrillo with forearms and a bicycle kick that sends Gulak into the corner.  Dorado with an enzuigiri to Carrillo followed by a cross body to Carrillo for a near fall.  Gulak backs Dorado into the corner.  Gulak hits a gutbuster for a near fall.  Gulak with a half nelson followed by a knee.  Dorado with a springboard back kick to Gulak.  Humberto with a boot in the corner followed by a rolling drop kick.  Carrillo with a splash and snap mare to Gulak followed by a drop kick.  Carrillo iwth a moonsault for a near fall.

Humberto with a handspring Japanese arm drag and he sends Gulak to the floor.  Carrillo kicks Dorado and Dorado ends up on Gulak's shoulders.  Carrillo with a twisting plancha onto Gulak and Dorado.  Carrillo sends Dorado into the ring and Carrillo goes up top and hits a missile drop kick for a near fall when Gulak breaks up the cover.  Gulak sends Carrillo into the turnbuckles.  Gulak puts Carrillo onto the turnbuckles and tries for a superplex but Carrillo knocks Gulak to the floor.  Gulak gets his feet up on a moonsault but Carrillo sees it and is able to grap the legs and he puts Gulak in a Sharpshooter.  Dorado with an Octopus on Carrillo but Gulak throws Dorado into Carrillo for a near fall.

Dorado with a rollup on Gulak followed by one from Humberto on Dorado.  Gulak with a rollup on Carrillo.  Gulak clotheslines Carrillo after a super kick from Carrillo to Dorado and all three men are down.  Carrillo is up first and Dorado with a jaw breaker and chops.  Humberto with chops and Dorado puts Carrillo on the turnbuckles.  Drew pulls Dorado off and then he sets for a superplex on Carrillo.  Dorado is sent into the corner and he drop kicks Carrillo.  Dorado with a super kick to Gulak.  Dorado with a Frankensteiner to Carrillo.  Dorado misses the shooting star press and Carrillo with a springbard kick.  Carrillo with an Aztec Press to Dorado but Gulak sends Carrillo into the ring post.

Gulak with a rollup and bridge on Dorado for the three count.

Winner:  Drew Gulak (retains Championship)

We talk about the Smackdown Women's Match between Charlotte Flair and Bayley.  We have a video package.

Sarah Schreiber is in the interview area with Sasha Banks and Bayley and they are asked why they are so calm.  Sasha and Bayley mock the question.  Sasha says she came back to reclaim her role as the Boss.  Bayley says she is fighting to keep the title as a champion who does it for the right reasons.

We go to the ring and your announcers are Corey Graves, Renee Young, and Michael Cole.

Match Number Two:  United States Championship Match: AJ Styles versus Cedric Alexander

 

Alexander with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall.  AJ rolls to the floor and he hits a flip dive onto Styles.  Alexander sends Styles into the ring and Cedric sets for the Neuralizer and hits it but Styles kicks out.  Alexander with chops but Styles sends him to the apron.  Alexander with an enzuigiri but he takes too long to set for a springboard move and AJ drops Cedric on the turnbuckles.  AJ with a brainbuster on the apron.  AJ sets for a Styles Clash on the floor and hits it.  AJ sends Cedric back into the ring and he pulls Cedric up. AJ gets Cedric up for an Ushigoroshi.

Alexander with a chop but Styles kicks Alexander and applies the Calf Crusher.  Cedric gets to the ropes to force AJ to break the hold.  AJ kicks Cedric in the ribs.  AJ tries to kick Cedric but Cedric blocks the kick and he hits a back elbow.  Cedric with a slingshot flatliner for a near fall.  Styles with a reverse DDT and then he goes to the apron.  Styles sets for the Phenomenal Forearm and hits it.  Styles sets for the Styles Clash and hits it for the three count.

Winner:  AJ Styles

After the match, Styles attacks Alexander and Gallows and Anderson make their way to the ring.  Gallows with a boot and Anderson with punches.  

Coach asks if tonight is the night for Braun to win the Universal Title.  Otunga says this is for the most richest prize on Raw.  He mentions the issue of being partners at the start of the show and then they are opponents.  Charly asks what is worse, for them to retain or if they lose the tag titles.  Booker says they need to unite for the same purpose in the tag title match and then rip each other apart.  Booker picks Braun to win tonight.

We see Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman walk in the back as we get ready for the pay per view to being.

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