Noted Ring Names: Dean Ambrose, Jon Moxley From: Cincinnati, Ohio Date of Birth: December 7, 1985 Debut: 2005 WWE Debut: Survivor Series 2012 WWE Titles Held: WWE World Heavyweight Championship, United States Championship, Intercontinental Championship (x2) WWE Titles Holding: Intercontinental Championship Mini Biography: Dean Ambrose started his career back in 2004 under the name of Jon Moxley. Earning high praise from independent companies around the world, he became a household name for the hardcore, holding championship gold in companies such as Combat Zone Wrestling. With his name capturing the attention of wrestling fans across the globe, Jon soon earned a developmental contract with the WWE. He then took on the name of Dean Ambrose and began the process of cementing his name in stone. Feuding with William Regal and Seth Rollins most notably on NXT, Ambrose went on to make his much anticipated main roster debut at Survivor Series 2012, coming in alongside Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns to make a massive impact in the main event, aiding CM Punk in retaining his WWE Championship. The Shield have torn an unstoppable path through the WWE and at Extreme Rules 2013, Dean laid claim to his first taste of WWE gold, capturing the United States Championship. Described by WWE as "Fearless, wild and always unpredictable" as well as a "world class competitor and infamous troublemaker" - Dean Ambrose is the rising star to watch! Full Biography:Click Here! Full Statistics:Click Here!
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Sadly, it wasn’t to be the night Dean laid claim to the WWE Championship, Seth Rollins retaining by the skin of his teeth in the Fatal Fourway match. But whatever the outcome, this Main Event was a huge milestone for Dean and we’re thrilled for him regardless. Only now he’s had his hands on that shiny belt? We know he’ll have a taste for it. This won’t be the last time he takes a shot at it, we guarantee that! Heres the full review from WWE.com!
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins is nothing if not an odds beater. The Authority’s golden boy has repeatedly faced the impossible since snagging the title — be it a showdown with an angry Brock Lesnar, or a Steel Cage Match against Randy Orton — and somehow he has managed to keep sports-entertainment’s most cherished prize around his eight-pack abs. At WWE Payback, Rollins faced his biggest challenge yet, a Fatal 4-Way Match against Orton, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose — the three co-presidents of the “We Hate Seth Rollins Fan Club” — where Seth could have lost his title without even being involved in the outcome. On top of that, Rollins’ much-loathed Authority cohort, Kane, lurked at ringside, weighing his options on whether he wanted to help Seth win and maintain his role as WWE’s Director of Operations, or crush the kid like a bug and happily accept his pink slip from Triple H.
Rollins had a better shot at winning the Preakness than he did at leaving Baltimore with his WWE World Heavyweight Title. Yet, there he was at the end of the night, stumbling to the locker room with the championship in his gloved hands and a pained look of disbelief on his face. How he got there was just as incredible as it seems.
Twenty minutes earlier, Rollins had been an antelope on the Serengeti, hungrily eyed by the lions that were Ambrose, Orton and Reigns. Before the trio could sink their teeth into him, though, J&J Security swarmed, dragging the challengers out of the ring and starting a skirmish on the arena floor. Bodies collided with mosh pit aggressiveness as each competitor disappeared into a blur of swinging fists and stomping feet. Ambrose took the first risk of the match, launching himself out of the ring and onto Rollins and Orton. Then, it was Reigns, who took a running start and fired all 265 pounds of himself over the top rope like a Samoan scud missile. The champion became a prized punching bag in these early minutes. Reigns was the first one to get his hands on Rollins, rattling his bones with a beautiful tilt-a-whirl slam. Ambrose was in next with a big elbow for his onetime friend. Next, it was Orton, who broke up Dean’s pin attempt and started a fight with The Lunatic Fringe. The Viper looked for his RKO, but ended up with Ambrose’s arm nearly collapsing his larynx with a stiff clothesline.
The fight in the ring was ugly, but Rollins had no choice but to stay in the mix. If he made himself scarce for too long, he could miss an opportunity to break up a pin or submission attempt and that would be it. Things were not going well for him, though. When Ambrose and Reigns finally got an opportunity to beat up on their former Shield teammate, they savored it. The allies shared a fist bump before bumping their fists against Rollins’ forehead for the next few minutes.
The pummeling may have gone on even longer had Kane not involved himself. As Reigns readied to splatter Rollins across the canvas with a Superman Punch, WWE’s Director of Operations grabbed him by the leg and dragged him out of the ring. As soon as the monster launched Roman into the barricade, his intentions were clear. He was still playing for Team Authority. The forecast of the match was clearly altered at that very moment. Kane and J&J Security began battering all three challengers, allowing Rollins to get a brief respite, and then take control of the match. As Reigns and Orton got kicked by the suits at ringside, the champion picked apart Ambrose in-between the ropes. As soon as the brawler began to fight back, he was cut off at the knees. Dean may have very well connected with Dirty Deeds had Kane not entered the ring and chokeslammed him into oblivion.
From there, the ringside area became the focal point of the match, with all seven men chopping it up in front of a crowd that was ramping up by the second. Here, the bout’s most dramatic moment played out. First, The Viper dropped Rollins backfirst onto the barricade and then cleared off the announce table with even clearer plans to put the champion through it. Things didn’t work out that way, though. Instead, an impromptu Shield reunion took place as Rollins, Reigns and Ambrose suddenly began to work together with the military precision they displayed in their heyday. The three Superstars tore apart Orton and then — in the moment everyone will still be talking about tomorrow — put The Viper through a table with their signature Triple Powerbomb. Had the greatest trio in WWE history just reunited? No, although Rollins apparently didn’t realize it. The so-called Architect of The Shield tossed his arms around his former friends and then put his fist out, calling for the group to strike their classic pose. Ambrose and Reigns weren’t interested. Instead, they set about rearranging his face before putting him on the Spanish announce table and powerbombing Kane on top of him. When the table didn’t break, Roman snatched the big man right back up and slammed him right back down onto the champion. This time, the table exploded like a shed in a twister.
With that, Ambrose and Reigns were the last men standing. If there was going to be a winner, it was going to be one of them.
“Not much else to do,” Reigns said to his friend. “Loser buys the beers?”
That’s all it took for the duo to put aside their friendship, hit the ring and break into the kind of fistfight people were hoping to see out of Mayweather and Pacquiao. Quickly, a powerbomb from Reigns nearly netted him the title. When Ambrose kicked out, Reigns smiled. He admired his pal’s tenacity. The big Samoan came close to victory two more times. Ambrose kicked out after getting smashed by a Superman Punch. A follow-up Spear surely would have done him in, but Rollins put a stop to that. The ensuing action had given all the bodies at ringside an opportunity to find a second wind. Kane made his presence felt once again, decimating Ambrose with the steel stairs and then chokeslamming Reigns on top of them. In the ring, Orton took out both members of J&J Security with RKOs and then crushed Rollins with a draping DDT. He called for another RKO — the crowd going ape at the suggestion — but Rollins avoided it. Kane wasn’t so fortunate.
Rollins is the type of competitor who understands the value of an opportunity, and he saw one here. With Orton momentarily distracted, the champion kicked him in the gut and hit him with Triple H’s signature maneuver, The Pedigree. That was enough to keep Orton down and keep the championship with Rollins, who was joined in celebrating halfway up the ramp by The Game himself.
He didn’t do it alone, but Seth Rollins did it. Sooner or later, though, those odds are going to catch up with him.
Extreme Rules is Dean’s Pay Per View, and tonight he proves that once again as he goes 3-0 at the event by beating Luke Harper in a ‘Chicago Street Fight’ that quite literally took to the streets of Chicago. A much needed boost for morale, heres the review from WWE.com!
CHICAGO – Ever since Luke Harper tossed him through a ladder like a ragdoll at WrestleMania 31, Dean Ambrose has been driven by retribution. At Extreme Rules, The Lunatic Fringe achieved it, and claimed victory in a Chicago Street Fight – a wild one that spilled into the very streets of the Second City! Harper hadn’t even made it into the ring before Ambrose went on the offensive. After the opening bell, the action almost immediately spilled to the outside floor, with Ambrose throwing his opponent into the steel steps. Wasting no time and taking advantage of the match stipulations, The Lunatic Fringe retrieved a bevy of weapons from underneath the ring. Mercilessly attacking with a Kendo stick, it looked as though Ambrose would take the victory before Harper could even mount an attack.
However, the sizable Harper proved his resilience, fighting back and suplexing his opponent through a chair – literally. Harper grabbed hold of the Kendo stick himself and retaliated for the earlier assault. Ambrose eventually recoveredand battled back and forth with Harper, though neither Superstar could take advantage of the contest. As the unorthodox bout raged back to the arena floor, Ambrose managed to commandeer another Kendo stick – once again furiously attacking Harper. As The Lunatic Fringe continued to strike, the two combatants made their way backstage, throwing anything they could find at each other. Harper eventually made his way into a parked car and Ambrose followed – diving through the very passenger side window as Harper sped away into the streets of Chicago – but the match could only end in the ring.
More than 30 minutes later, the vehicle returned to the Allstate Arena while new WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day celebrated their victory over Tyson Kidd & Cesaro. Harper spilled out of the car, while Ambrose missed an attempted elbow drop off the car roof, instead landing on Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods. The combatants battled backstage before once again making their way back to the ring. After tossing chairs into the sqaured circle, the two Superstars continued to brawl, but Harper was unable to secure victory after a powerbomb onto a chair. Attempting to end the match for good, Harper buried The Lunatic Fringe under a pile of chairs and made his way to the top rope. Ambrose recovered, though, and threw his opponent into the pile of chairs before executing Dirty Deeds for the victory.
No one has any idea where Dean Ambrose and Luke Harper went when they sped out of the Allstate Arena. All that matters to the WWE Universe, though, is that Ambrose claimed victory in a very brutal and unordinary match.
Sadly, it wasnt to be Dean’s night. After starting the movement to get the Intercontinental Championship back to a place of prestige, Dean lost out to Daniel Bryan after a horrific power bomb through a ladder on the outside took him out of the running. But we’re willing to bet he’s not going to let this rest, he wants his picture on that wall! Heres the review from WWE.com
Daniel Bryan has a tendency to defy expectations. He was told he would never be a WWE Superstar, but he scratched and clawed his way onto the roster five years ago. He was told he would never be in the main event of WrestleMania, but he nevertheless celebrated a WWE World Heavyweight Championship victory on The Grandest Stage of Them All last year in New Orleans. At WrestleMania 31, nearly one year after neck surgery seemed to herald the end of his career, The “Yes!” Man rose above adversity once again, winning one of the most kinetic Ladder Matches in the history of The Show of Shows to win his first Intercontinental Championship. The chaos that ensued after the bell was appropriate given the championship’s bizarre journey in recent weeks as it had spent more time in the hands of the bout’s challengers — Bryan, Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth, Stardust and Luke Harper — than it had in the grasp of its bearer, Bad News Barrett. Morphing quickly into a brawl outside the ring, the match put on full display the lengths to which Superstars will go to carry the title held by such WWE Hall of Famers as Bret Hart, “Macho Man” Randy Savage and the title’s first holder, Pat Patterson.
The battleground seemed like it would change dramatically when the unusual Stardust pulled a customized ladder from underneath the ring, his “Exo-Atmospheric Starbird,” but that cosmic implement was quickly destroyed by the defending champion. The intergalactic Superstar faced an even greater setback when Barrett — willing to do anything and everything to leave WrestleMania with his title reign intact — incapacitated Stardust with a wince-inducing superplex. The brutality would only continue to escalate moments later, when Harper folded Ambrose in half with a powerbomb from the ring through another ladder bridging the ring and the outside barricade. Pressing his advantage, Harper began ascending another ladder in the center of the ring as Ziggler — intent to steal The Show of Shows — latched onto the behemoth with a sleeper hold. Unfortunately for The Showoff, the maneuver was all too effective, as a fading Harper eventually sent both Superstars crashing to the canvas. Staggered but determined, Ziggler seized opportunity and made what seemed to be his victory ascent, but he received only a Bull Hammer from the cunning titleholder for his efforts. Barrett similarly dispatched Stardust and Truth in a show of brute force, but would be the recipient of some decidedly “Bad News” just moments later.
Evading a Bull Hammer that would have surely sealed a victory for Barrett, Bryan retaliated with a well-timed running knee — the very same move that propelled him to the main event of last year’s WrestleMania. Bryan had seemingly cleared his path to the championship, but a dazed Ziggler refused to relent, meeting Bryan atop a ladder for an aerial slugfest. What began as a fistfight became a literal meeting of the minds when both Superstars began trading headbutts as the illustrious championship dangled just inches above them. In the end, it was Bryan who proved most resilient, sending Ziggler falling from the ladder with a final skull smash.
Reaching up, Bryan grabbed the prestigious prize, inciting a massive “Yes!” chant in Levi’s® Stadium that signified Bryan’s return to the WrestleMania spotlight, where he — and the Intercontinental Championship itself — truly belong.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Dean Ambrose will have to wait to see his face up on WWE World Headquarters’ wall of champions, but he was able to walk out of WWE Fastlane with the Intercontinental Title. The Lunatic Fringe may have lost his match against Bad News Barrett by disqualification, but when the unstable Ambrose wants something, you better believe he is going to take it, whether or not it’s rightfully his.
The bout contained no shortage of action as both the British brawler and his unstable challenger traded heavyweight strikes. The contest moved inside and outside the ring with both men showing a remarkable ability to bounce back from damaging blows. However, the title holder seemed to grow tired of facing his opponent’s relentless attack, at one point even trying to walk off with his championship.
Barrett would go a step further when he tried to escape into the WWE Universe before Ambrose grabbed his adversary and pulled him back into action. Unfortunately for The Lunatic Fringe, his unrelenting assault would have its consequences as the referee disqualified the challenger after he refused to stop his attack on Barrett in the corner.
Although the Intercontinental Champion would retain his title with the disqualification victory, Ambrose would get the last laugh. The wild Superstar enlisted a post-match attack on Barrett, hitting the British Superstar with Dirty Deeds before walking off with the Intercontinental Title.
Barrett technically came away with the Intercontinental Championship, but it doesn’t look like he will be able to wear it around his waist any time soon. With Ambrose walking out of Memphis with the Intercontinental Title in tow, what is next for these growing rivals? And how will Bad News Barrett react after having his coveted title taken from him?
Early on in the Royal Rumble match Fandango entered at #11, the number Dean had drawn on Smackdown and then switched with whatever Fandango had picked. Sneaky. Interestingly, 11 was Deans number last year – something worth noting. But that little point aside, Dean ended up arriving in the Rumble match at #25, a very respectable number indeed! Bolting down to the ring and instantly jumping on Kane, before getting in the face of Bray Wyatt and Rusev. Manic and ready for action, the melee continued with Roman Reigns and Wade Barrett, Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler. However it was the eventual powerhouse team of The Big Show and Kane that ended up clearing house, dumping Dolph Ziggler over the edge and tossing out Bray Wyatt until eventually only Ambrose and Reigns were left to stand against them.
The two ‘Brothers in Arms’ took on the challenge, charging the two big men and doing their best to cut them down. But despite their efforts, Dean ended up on the receiving end of a brutal chokeslam from Big Show, then both he and Kane lifted him up and over, dropping him to the outside and eliminating him. Reigns was left to fight the giants alone and somehow he overcame – including a double ‘win’ of sorts after Rusev re-entered, having never actually been eliminated. With the help of The Rock, Roman went on to victory.
Technology was to be Dean’s undoing at TLC – given his history with phones and the internet, it somehow isn’t surprising. Despite having Bray on the run for a large bulk of the match, an incident with a TV would give Wyatt the opening he needed to sneak the win. Heres the review from WWE.com with all of the action.
CLEVELAND — At WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs … and Stairs, Dean Ambrose and Bray Wyatt used every implement at their disposal in the night’s main event, a gruesome display befitting the final battle in WWE’s version of the demolition derby. However, after both off-kilter warriors littered the arena with bent steel and splintered wood, it was Wyatt who would emerge as the victor. However, despite liberal use of each of the weapons set up on the ramp and at ringside, “The New Face of Fear’s” conquest would ultimately be decided by another piece of hardware entirely.
Ever since denying Ambrose a victory over his “brother”-turned-rival Seth Rollins at WWE Hell in a Cell, Wyatt has been utterly obsessed with The Lunatic Fringe, delving into the unstable Superstar’s troubled past to unearth painful memories of an absentee father and a childhood wracked with turmoil as a result. This kind of psychological warfare would break other Superstars, but Wyatt’s mind games have apparently only shaken loose Ambrose’s already-tenuous grip on sanity. Even after The Eater of Worlds caused severe injury to Ambrose’s throat during the Dec. 5 SmackDown, the unhinged former United States Champion rallied back just days later on Raw, emerging from the back of an ambulance and vowing to eat Wyatt alive at WWE TLC. Based on the look in Ambrose’s eyes as he strode into battle, Ambrose was ready to feast.
Just as he viciously destroyed Wyatt’s rocking chair at the beginning of the month, The Lunatic Fringe set out to tear the backwoods preacher apart in the night’s main event. Wasting no time, the 2014 Breakout Star of the Year Slammy Award winner kicked off this cacophony of carnage by tossing a ladder right into Wyatt’s face. Ambrose followed up by pummeling his foe on the entrance ramp with a furious barrage of punches, kicks and headbutts. After briefly battling in the ring — a locale that hosted only a handful of moments in this wild clash — both Superstars took the fight into the WWE Universe as the Cleveland fans took out their smartphones to capture Instagram-worthy snapshots of the arena-spanning brawl. In just one of his many gravity-defying feats in this match, Ambrose astonishingly leapt off the WWE TLC Kickoff Panel desk, an attack that left Wyatt vulnerable to a rapid succession of steel chair blasts.
Utilizing a variety of weapons the way an artist might work in oil or watercolors, Ambrose added one of his favorite tools to the fray when he teed off on his nemesis with a kendo stick. As Ambrose continued to take great pleasure in creative ways to punish The Eater of Worlds, Wyatt waited for the opportune moment to strike, nailing The Lunatic Fringe with a stiff shot to the jaw that sent Ambrose flying off the top rope and through a table set up at ringside.
Now, Wyatt would have his fun.
Repaying Ambrose’s aggression with some cruelty of his own, Wyatt battered Ambrose with a kendo stick before nearly sealing a victory when he splayed Ambrose’s body atop a ladder and hit his foe with a wince-inducing splash. Regaining control after his near-defeat, Ambrose attempted to finish off Wyatt with Dirty Deeds, but Wyatt escaped and nearly took Ambrose’s head off with a sickening clothesline.
Somehow, Ambrose not only withstood Wyatt’s onslaught, but seemed to enjoy it. Like a kid on Christmas, Ambrose took the fight up the entrance ramp yet again, setting Wyatt up on a table and driving his adversary through the pine with an elbow drop off a ladder. Then, like a real-life instant replay, Ambrose performed the exact same maneuver again! The unstable Superstar seemed to have the match sewn up after these two incredible and potentially self-destructive feats, but he’d have to get Wyatt into the ring and score the pinfall on The Eater of Worlds to win the match.
Bringing Wyatt back into the ring to put an end to the chaos, Ambrose shockingly fell victim to Wyatt’s Sister Abigail, which came without warning. Through sheer force of will, Ambrose kicked out and, frustrated, Wyatt scooped up his prey and attempted Sister Abigail yet again, but the wily Ambrose escaped and sent Wyatt flying face-first into a ladder and then hit the backwoods preacher with Dirty Deeds! Wyatt kicked out. Knowing he had to get a bit more creative and a whole lot more vicious, Ambrose shoved the ring skirt aside in search of new treasures. He found a small TV monitor, gazed into it with unsettling focus and saw all the “unwrapped toys” by the entrance. He’d gotten an idea, and it wouldn’t be pretty.
Marching up the entrance ramp, Ambrose selected the tallest, strongest ladder in the bunch like a proud father selecting the family Christmas tree, and hoisted the massive hardware to ringside where Wyatt lay prone. After warning the Spanish announce team to disperse, Ambrose used the steel stairs to send a chair into Wyatt’s windpipe — the same attack that Wyatt used to send Ambrose to the hospital one week earlier — then hit The Eater of Worlds with an incredible elbow drop off the towering ladder that obliterated the Spanish announce table.
Rolling Wyatt back into the ring, Ambrose blew his enemy a macabre kiss goodbye before attempting to smash the TV monitor he’d found earlier over his foe’s face. However, when the cord snapped, a shower of sparks temporarily blinded Ambrose, leaving him vulnerable to yet another Sister Abigail and the pinfall.
We’ve seen Ambrose bounce back from injury before, and he undoubtedly has a lot of unfinished business with Wyatt after WWE TLC. What retribution does The Lunatic Fringe have in mind?
Dean and Wyatt tore in to one another as promised tonight at Survivor Series, but eventually Dean cost himself the victory by his own choice, as he assaulted Wyatt with a chair, then added tables and ladders to the mix. A portent of things to come? Whatever may happen, Dean walked out on top tonight, victory or not. Heres the match review from WWE.com!
At first glance, no two competitors are less alike than Dean Ambrose and Bray Wyatt. But watching their brutality in St. Louis, no one can deny their obvious similarities. Unstable, unhinged and unpredictable, Ambrose exhibited his manic and frenzied fighting style. But Wyatt, cool as a cucumber on the outside, matched his opponent punch for punch, collision for collision. The opening minutes of the high-impact melee switched from between the ropes to the ringside floor, back to the canvas and to the outside again. Like one of Bray’s puzzling sermons or Dean’s staccato gesticulations, it was difficult to know where the battle would find itself next. But when Bray took advantage of a mistimed dive by Ambrose to the outside, the backwoods preacher managed to gain control.
Wyatt tossed his rival into the ring, landed a senton and locked Ambrose into an agonizing full nelson lock. Dean thrashed and escaped, and revved up like a Mustang GT in a Steve McQueen movie. But just as in “Bullitt,” it resulted in an explosion as he crashed head on into Wyatt in wild a full-speed collision. Feeling the effects, the two men once again found themselves at ringside where a double clothesline bludgeoned and took out both competitors. But just as the brawl was about to end in a double count-out, Wyatt and Ambrose slid under the bottom rope to avoid the 10-count. Ambrose landed a ring-rattling bulldog and realized he was now one step ahead of his twisted rival. It was this moment where everything changed. The Lunatic Fringe — who had until this point allowed his opponent to get inside his head — was now inside Wyatt’s. Mimicking Bray, he hung upside-down from the turnbuckles. It was a haunting moment for Wyatt, who is usually himself the haunter.
Astonished, Bray attempted Sister Abigail. Ambrose countered with a roll-up, but Wyatt kicked out. It was the beginning of a dizzying series of maneuvers and counters that saw Bray miss a slam to the mat, Ambrose miss a rebound clothesline from the ropes, and Bray miss another senton. For a moment, it seemed as though the match would continue without either competitor making impact. But The Lunatic Fringe finally scored the aforementioned clothesline and a top rope elbow to a standing Wyatt. But when Bray nailed a clothesline of his own that turned Ambrose inside out and back again, he followed that up with a brutal slam to the steel steps on the outside. Somehow, Dean was able to kick out of a pinfall attempt, leaving Wyatt incredulous.
He gnawed at his stringy hair, his eyes beginning to well up with tears. What would it take to put Ambrose away? He rolled to the outside and grabbed his weapon of choice: a microphone. “Why you doing this, man?” Wyatt pleaded. “It didn’t have to be like this, Dean.” Wyatt, questioning what he had brought upon himself, began realizing that he may have taken on more than he bargained for. Because in the end, Ambrose is as wild as Bray himself is. “Me and you, we’re special,” he revealed, and then followed it up with something more ominous: “I’m sorry, you chose your path.”
Reaching under the ring, Wyatt uncovered a steel chair and tossed it into the ring and Ambrose quickly picked it up. Bray dared him to swing away. Dean contemplated for a moment, but allowed the rage to bubble to the surface. He nailed Wyatt in the gut with the chair, and then blasted him on the back. Unconcerned that he had been disqualified; he then dropped the chair to the mat, and nailed Bray with Dirty Deeds to the steel. But Ambrose wasn’t done. He went under the ring himself and pulled out a table. A few moments later, Bray had found himself crashing through it by way of another top rope elbow. Like his own personal Home Depot, Dean lifted the apron again, finding dozens more chairs, tossing them into the ring, burying Wyatt alive under a pile of lumber and steel.
The Lunatic Fringe had gone off the deep end, but then, the coup de grace: a ladder. He climbed to the top, triumphant and signaling that this war was far from over. Like a beautiful 50-car pileup, Ambrose had chosen his fate, a disqualification loss, a brutalized Wyatt, and a TLC Match on deck for next month. Perhaps Bray was right. He and Dean are special when it comes to their methods of madness. But on the outside, they couldn’t be more different. And in this case, opposites attract.
Tonight Dean finally got his hands on Seth Rollins in the match we’ve all been waiting for and in typical Lunatic style he got things off to a hectic start after filling the ring with weapons. Climbing to the top of the Cell to beckon Rollins down and taunt him in to starting the match up there. Not something Rollins want’s any part of! Instead he sends up his two cronies Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury while Dean waits and brandishes the kendo stick he brought with him. Once the two suits reach the top, the beatings begin. Dean laying in to both of them viciously until Rollins finally shows his face, scaling the Cell and rushing Dean from behind. The two immediately launch in to a brawl but the numbers game catches up to Dean and soon Mercury and Noble have him pinned on the Cell while Seth taunts him, threatening to throw him off. Dean fights his way out and after dispatching Noble and Mercury, sets his sights on Rollins. Seth immediately retreats, climbing over the edge of the cage only for Dean to follow. Dean catches him on his way down and the two battle precariously on the side of the Cell, until they both lose their footing and in the first ‘Holy Shit’ moment of the match, crash through the announce tables with shades of Mick Foley echoing behind them.
The match seems to come to a halt as medics are called to ringside and both men are loaded on to stretchers. However as Rollins is wheeled away, Ambrose comes to and fights his way out of the restraints, bolting after Rollins who isn’t escaping his clutches again. Dean tears him from the gurney and hurls him back inside the Cell, slamming the door after them and demanding it be locked. Once sealed inside the Cell with Rollins, it’s game on.
Dean dips in to his bag of tricks and pulls out duct tape and screwdrivers before deciding a chairs more his speed right now. Sitting down on one and taunting Rollins, he says this is what you get for stabbing him in the back. He proceeds to batter Rollins with the chair, the other man wailing in pain. Music to our ears. Dean lays on the torture thick and it isn’t until – after crashing through a table together on the outside – Kane sprays Dean in the face with a fire extinguisher, that the momentum turns in Rollins favor. The sneaky two toned traitor taking advantage of the opportunity given to him he puts Dean through another table and curb stomps him inside the ring. But Dean’s not going out easy, kicking out of the curb stomp and fighting back. Turnabouts fair play and Dean finds himself some cinderblocks on the outside. Setting them up in the ring and setting Rollins head upon them, he’s about to deal Rollins the same blow he was dealt, when the lights go out and a mysterious chant begins.
A light returns but its a single lamp in the middle of the ring, the chant continuing as what appears to be a ghost rises from the lamp. Dean looks utterly confused by this turn of events and as he tries to figure out just what the heck is going on, Bray Wyatt appears from nowhere and bulldozes in to him.
When the lights come back up, Bray stalks the fallen Ambrose like prey. Striking him again, he sits by as Rollins picks up the pin, another victory for the traitor. Boo. But Bray Wyatt isn’t done. As Rollins crawls away Bray lifts Dean and plants a kiss on his head before nailing him with his ‘Sister Abigail’ finisher. Spreading his arms wide over Deans fallen body and leaving us with one question: Why?
Feels like it’s been a while since I last wrote one of these! Weeks of watching Seth Rollins gloat over the fact he drove Dean’s head through a pile of cinderblocks and put him on the sidelines – it’s been close to torture. Roman Reigns stepped up in Dean’s absence to fight the good fight for his fallen brother, but bad luck struck the big man and he was taken ill this weekend before the Night of Champions Pay Per View, hospitalized for surgery on a hernia for which we wish him a speedy recovery!
That left Seth Rollins without an opponent at the event and yet another chance to stand and gloat about his destruction of The Shield. He claims a hernia is no excuse for Roman to not show up and gives him to the count of 10 to arrive or he’ll forfeit the match. This of course doesn’t happen and Seth claims another default victory, however he’s all heart as usual, the fans want to see him wrestle so Rollins issues an open challenge. When does that ever go well for anybody?
Seems like Dean Ambrose has had enough of Seth’s big mouth as the titantron cuts backstage and a taxi cab rolls in to view, none other than our own Mr Ambrose storming out of the car and chasing to the ring. Rollins tries to make a hasty getaway but Ambrose chases him down and they brawl through the crowd – or more accurately Dean beats Seth all the way through the crowd, promoting The Authority in to action they try to break the two up only for Ambrose to hurl himself on to the crowd of security, taking everybody down and picking up his chase on Rollins again. They end up back in the crowd as Dean batters him, hurling him over the barrier and back in to the ring. Dean grabs a chair and gets in the ring after Rollins but security is on him again, tackling him down and this time cuffing his hands behind his back. Triple H and Stephanie order Dean removed from the building.
Once again, Dean’s carried away by The Authorities minions, but he’s hollering bloody revenge. A shaken up Rollins demanding to know how he got in. Get used to it, Seth!
The Lumberjack Match backfired on Dean tonight as amidst the mayhem it broke down in to, Rollins was able to snatch his briefcase and strike Ambrose around the head with it, securing himself the victory. But you can rest assured this is not over, Dean won’t let it rest until he has his revenge. Heres WWE.com’s review of the match!
LOS ANGELES — In a personal clash that had been building for months, Seth Rollins stole a victory from Dean Ambrose when their Lumberjack Match descended into chaos.
As former members of The Shield, neither Ambrose or Rollins made many friends in the WWE locker room. A lot of their enemies made up the Lumberjacks who surrounded the ring to prevent either Superstar from escaping the other. Their job was to toss either competitor back in the ring if he tried to flee.
The Lumberjacks included: The Usos, Kofi Kingston, Sin Cara, Titus O’Neil, Goldust & Stardust, Heath Slater, RVD, Cesaro, RybAxel, Damien Sandow (dressed as an actual Lumberjack), Erik Rowan, Luke Harper, Big E, Bo Dallas, R-Truth and Fandango.
As the action spilled outside the ring on a few occasions early in the bout, the Lumberjacks swiftly did their job. But when Ambrose and Rollins eventually managed to elude the lumbrjacks’ grasp, their fight continued at ringside, over the barrier and all over the sold-out STAPLES Center. In an effort to restore order, Corporate Kane emerged and ordered the Lumberjacks to retrieve both competitors.
While Ambrose was being dragged back to the ring, Rollins tried to make his escape. But The Lumberjacks hauled him back, as well. As Rollins was being returned to the ring, the unstable Ambrose recklessly dove from the top rope onto his former partner and Lumberjacks, sending bodies flying everywhere.
Once both Superstars were back in the ring, the two foes continued to fight ferociously. Ambrose struck Rollins down with a blistering clothesline, then used Rollins’ own Curb Stomp against him! But just as Ambrose was about to capitalize, Kane intervened and prevented the pinfall.
Furious with the interference, Goldust got in Kane’s face and Kane slapped him. Next, absolute bedlam broke out among the Lumberjacks, who engaged in a brawl of their own that resembled a battle royal.
After Ambrose cleared Harper and Rowan from the ring, Rollins struck Ambrose with a vicious blow to the head with his metal Money in the Briefcase to steal the pinfall.
TAMPA, Florida — The WWE Universe might not have gotten the match they wanted between Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins at WWE Battleground, but if you were expecting an all-out brawl between these two bitter rivals, it was impossible to be disappointed.
Early in the night, the always-unpredictable Ambrose ambushed Rollins during the Shield turncoat’s pre-match interview. The sudden attack — halted by a small army of referees, officials and security personnel — prompted Triple H to eject The Lunatic Fringe from the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Because Ambrose was barred from the building before his scheduled bout with Rollins, the vindictive Mr. Money in the Bank demanded that he be announced the winner of the match by forfeit and have his hand raised in victory.
However, Rollins had little opportunity to savor his “victory.” As he strode up the entrance ramp, Ambrose appeared out of nowhere and assaulted his one-time ally again, repeatedly throwing Rollins into the barricade and taking the fight into the crowd. After Ambrose grabbed Rollins by the hair and hurled him onto the Spanish announce table, a host of security personnel, WWE officials and even The Game himself intervened and pried apart the embattled former Shield brethren. Ambrose was dragged kicking and screaming from the arena a second time, while Rollins was taken to the locker room area by the incensed WWE COO.
Moments later, as Rollins attempted to flee the arena in his car, Ambrose —in true slasher movie fashion— emerged from Mr. Money in the Bank’s trunk and continued the pummeling. Rollins ultimately escaped the onslaught, but only barely.
Even though Rollins technically emerged victorious from WWE Battleground, The Authority’s “Plan B” hardly looked like a winner as he fled into the night. As for Ambrose, the unhinged Lunatic Fringe was left unsatisfied, and will no doubt continue his ongoing mission to prevent his former “brother” from cashing in his coveted Money in the Bank contract — or from being safe from him anywhere ever again.