In the opening segment of the show, we go right to the ring and out comes Roman Reigns. Reigns takes the mic but is immediately interrupted by RAW Commissioner Stephanie McMahon. Stephanie says she understands why Reigns is out but she has a show to run. She and Mick Foley came up with a solution and… She’s quickly interrupted by RAW General Manager Mick Foley.
Foley says they did come up with a solution and it was his doing. Foley admits he let last week’s show get away from him while Stephanie was in Singapore on business. Foley says he’s made Rollins vs. WWE United States Champion Rusev for tonight because of their actions in last week’s main event. Reigns wonders what that does for him. Foley says Reigns will get his shot at Rusev on Sunday for the title at Clash of Champions. Foley talks about how they’re all on the same team when it comes down to it and in a battle for their jobs against SmackDown. He makes Reigns vs. Owens for the Universal Title as tonight’s main event. This brings out Owens, who says he beat Reigns twice last week and should be preparing for Sunday’s match. Foley ends up making tonight’s main event a steel cage match.
Steel Cage Match: Roman Reigns vs. Kevin Owens
We go to the ring and out first comes Roman Reigns to the cage as JoJo does the introduction. WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens is out next.
Owens with some trash talking before they lock up but he quickly goes for the cage door. Reigns stops him. Owens goes for the door again but Reigns stop him. Owens tries to climb the cage but he’s stopped. Back and forth. Reigns hits a big forearm for a mixed reaction. We go back to commercial after more action.
More back and forth and escape attempts after the break. Reigns drops Owens for another 2 count. Reigns talks trash and unloads in the corner as fans count along. Owens blocks a boot and hits a German suplex. Owens with the corner cannonball. Reigns stops Owens from going for the door. Owens goes for the senton but lands on knees. Reigns goes for the door but Owens grabs his leg. They trade shots as they get to their feet now.
Owens with a knee to the gut. Reigns avoids a pop-up powerbomb. More back and forth in the middle of the ring now. They unload with strikes. Owens with a superkick. Reigns blocks the pop-up powerbomb with a Superman punch for a 2 count. Reigns readies for a spear but runs into a kick. Owens with the pop-up powerbomb for a close 2 count. Owens climbs the cage and gets to the top but Reigns grabs a leg. They fight on the top rope now. Owens talks trash and slams Reigns’ head into the steel repeatedly. Reigns nails a Superman punch from the top and they both fall to the mat. Owens calls for the door to be opened. Owens climbs out of the door while Reigns climbs the cage wall. Reigns makes it to the floor just a second before Owens makes it out. Reigns gets the non-title win.
Winner: Roman Reigns
After the match, Rusev runs down but Reigns gets the upperhand as they brawl outside of the cage. Reigns goes down as Owens kicks the cage door into him from the inside. They bring Reigns in the ring and work him over. Rusev brings a chain in the ring and locks the door shut with he, Owens and Reigns inside. They double team Reigns now. Rusev applies The Accolade as Owens talks trash in Reigns’ face. Seth Rollins’ music hits and out he comes. Rollins climbs the cage as Owens tries to stop him. Rollins knocks him to the mat. Rusev also gets knocked off. Rollins leaps off the top of the cage and takes both men down. RAW goes off the air with everyone trying to get back to their feet inside the cage.