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WWE Night of Champions results from 05-27-2023

The 2023 WWE Night of Champions Premium Live Event opens up with a video package, narrated by WWE Chief Content Officer Triple H. We’re now LIVE from the Jeddah Super Dome in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as pyro goes off. Michael Cole welcomes us. He’s joined at ringside by Corey Graves. We see the NEW WWE World Heavyweight Championship belt on display at ringside. Graves shows us the Arabic announce team at ringside – Jude Al-Dajani and Faisal Al-Mughaisib.

MATCH #1: WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match:
Seth “Freakin” Rollins vs. “The Phenomenal One” AJ Styles
We go right to the ring for the opener and out comes AJ Styles to a pop. We get a video package on the NEW WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Seth Rollins is out next as Jeddah begins to sing his song. Mike Rome does formal ring introductions.

Fans do dueling chants as the bell hits. Rollins ducks and shows AJ up by playing to the singing crowd. They go to lock up but Rollins does his again. AJ dropkicks Rollins and knocks him to the floor. Rollins runs right back in as AJ goes to the apron.

AJ comes in and Rollins applies a headlock. They break and we have a stalemate. Rollins with a Slingblade, sending AJ out for a breather. Rollins with a flying knee from the apron. Rollins brings it back in, dodges a shot and drops AJ with a shot to the back of the neck for 2. They go at it and AJ nails thrusts in the corner. AJ drops a knee.

AJ keeps control and grounds Rollins with a headlock now. They go at it and AJ chops away in the corner. Rollins counters and sends AJ into the turnbuckle, then launches him face-first into the opposite turnbuckle. Rollins places AJ up top and rocks him to the apron. Rollins brings it back to the top but AJ slides out and sends Rollins into the turnbuckle. They trade big right hands now. AJ with a snap suplex into the turnbuckles.

AJ and Rollins unload with big strikes now. AJ with a sliding forearm, then a big shot into the corner. They tangle and AJ plants Rollins face-first for a close 2 count. AJ has a word with the referee. Rollins blocks a Styles Clash. AJ with the moonsault into the inverted DDT for a close 2 count. Rollins turns it around out of the corner, then hits a Buckle Bomb. Rollins goes up for the big Frog Splash but AJ kicks out just in time.

Fans chant “this is awesome!” again. Rollins with a discus forearm. AJ blocks the neckbreaker, then hits a Ushigoroshi for a close 2 count. Rollins blocks a Styles Clash again. AJ blocks the Pedigree and drops him with an enziguri. AJ goes to the top for a super Styles Clash but Rollins breaks it up. Rollins takes AJ up and clubs him in the back of the head as fans count. AJ knocks Rollins to the mat.

Rollins runs back up and hits a big inverted superplex into the inverted Falcon Arrow for a close 2 count. Fans applaud as Rollins gets up first and stomps. Rollins goes to the top, but he has to roll through as AJ moves. Rollins blocks a tornado DDT. AJ is on the apron now as they trade counters. AJ brings Rollins to the apron and drives him down, smashing his head into the edge of the apron. The referee checks on Rollins and then counts. AJ brings it back in, but Rollins knocks the Phenomenal Forearm out of the air, to the floor. Rollins hits a suicide dive but lands bad on his knee.

Fans sing for Rollins as he gets up limping. They make it back in to break the count. AJ takes Rollins down into the Calf Crusher as Rollins yells out. Rollins rolls over but AJ tightens the hold. Rollins breaks free. AJ goes for the leg again but Rollins levels him with a big clothesline and they both go down. Fans chant “this is awesome!” as we see the new title on display. They both fight to their feet in the middle of the ring now. Rollins unloads with forearms, but AJ keeps fighting back. Rollins with Kawada kicks. AJ with headbutts.

Rollins with an enziguri but AJ is still up. AJ misses the pele kick and Rollins drops him with a kick. Rollins nails a Stomp to the hand. AJ blocks the Pedigree but can’t hit the Styles Clash. AJ nails the pele kick and a Pedigree but Rollins kicks out. Everyone is shocked. AJ goes to the apron for the Phenomenal Forearm. Rollins superkicks him in mid-air but he’s slow to capitalize.

Rollins charges for the Stomp but his knee gives out. AJ goes into the Calf Crusher but Rollins counters with a Pedigree. Rollins struggles but then nails the Stomp for the pin to win the Championship.

Winner and NEW WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Seth “Freakin” Rollins

After the match: Rollins recovers as fans pop and the music hits. WWE Chief Content Officer Triple H enters the ring to present the NEW WWE World Heavyweight Championship to Rollins, then raise his hand in victory. Fans sing for Rollins as Triple H puts the Championship around his waist. Rollins hits the corners to pose now as pyro explodes around the Super Dome. We go to replays. Rollins now poses with the Championship in the air on the stage.

We get a WWE Money in the Bank promo and another break. The Street Profits are shown in the crowd.

MATCH #2: Women’s One-On-One Match: 
Trish Stratus vs. “The Man” Becky Lynch
Back from a break and out comes WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus for her first singles match since SummerSlam 2019. Becky Lynch is out next to a pop.

The bell hits and Trish talks trash as they meet in the middle of the ring. Lynch rocks her with a right, then unloads in the corner. Lynch stomps away and keeps control.

Trish goes to the floor for a breather and dodges a baseball slide. Trish sends Lynch into the steel ring steps twice, then slams her face into the announce table a few times. Trish brings it back in and nails a big kick to the gut. Trish looks to take it up top but Lynch rocks her. Trish regains control and chokes Lynch while sitting up top in the corner now.

Trish rag-dolls Lynch some more and poses to boos. Lynch with a big right. Trish still manages to hit a tornado DDT for 2. Trish with another quick pin attempt. Lynch fights back but Trish slams her face-first into the mat. Trish dominates but stops to pose to more boos from the crowd. Trish rag-dolls Lynch in a submission and fish-hooks her jaws.

Trish continues to show off and taunt but Lynch fights back and mounts offense. Trish with a neckbreaker for 2. Lynch plays to the crowd for more boos after punishing Lynch some more. Lynch and Stratus trade big strikes in the middle of the ring now. Lynch unloads and hits a big Bexploder suplex. Lynch stops Trish from crawling away, then goes back to work on her. Lynch with the corner leg drop for 2.

Trish is on the floor to regroup now but Lynch hits the baseball slide, then the flying clothesline from the apron. Lynch goes to bring it back in but Trish sends her into the ring post. Trish brings it back in and hits a Spinebuster for 2. Fans rally for Lynch now. Trish with a corner splash. Trish climbs up with Lynch now and works her over. Lynch knocks her to the mat.

Trish comes back and launches Lynch to the mat with a head-scissors. Lynch kicks out and Trish is frustrated now. Fans chant “thank you Trish!” now. Becky blocks Stratusfaction. Lynch with Diamond Dust from the corner, then the top rope leg drop for a close 2 count. A “Becky!” chant breaks out now. Trish blocks the Man-Handle Slam and goes for the Sharpshooter, but it’s blocked. Lynch stuns Trish and goes to the top but Trish trips her up.

Lynch applies a Boston Crab while up in the corner, then drags Trish to the middle of the ring with it while Trish screams out and finally gets the bottom rope to go to the floor. Lynch runs and jumps off the steel steps but Trish kicks her in mid-air. Lynch makes it back in a 9 but Trish meets her with a Chick Kick. Lynch kicks out just in time. A frustrated Lynch talks trash and takes it out on Lynch now. Trish slaps Lynch but Lynch pulls her into the Dis-Arm-Her. Trish uses Lynch’s hair to break it but the referee misses it. They brawl around now until Lynch hits the Man-Handle Slam but Trish gets her foot on the rope. Lynch can’t believe it.

Trish crawls under the ring but Lynch pulls her back out. Trish runs back in to distract the referee, allowing Zoey Stark to come from under the ring and hit the Z360 to Lynch. Stark quickly rolls Lynch back in and Trish hits Stratusfaction for the pin to win.

Winner: Trish Stratus

After the match: Lynch and Stark celebrate together as the music hits and we go to replays. Fans boo as Trish taunts the crowd. An angry Lynch looks on from the ring.

BACKSTAGE: Cody Rhodes is shown with a doctor, getting his arm checked out.

MATCH #3: WWE Intercontinental Championship Match:
“The Ring General” GUNTHER © vs. Mustafa Ali
Back from a break and out comes Mustafa Ali to a big pop. Imperium’s Ludwig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci are out next, demanding your respect and gratitude for The Ring General. The music hits and out comes WWE Intercontinental Champion GUNTHER. Imperium marches to the ring together now. They stop and pose at ringside, then Kaiser and Vinci are sent back to the back.

The bell rings and they lock up but GUNTHER just tosses Ali to the mat, then barks some trash talk. GUNTHER takes it to the corner butt misses a chop. Ali chops GUNTHER but just angers him. Ali uses his speed now.

Ali breaks a Sleeper and unloads with dropkicks to stun GUNTHER but he’s still on his feet. GUNTHER slams Ali out of nowhere in the middle of the ring as fans boo. GUNTHER with a huge chop and some trash talking. GUNTHER with another massive chop to put Ali down. GUNTHER barks to the crowd and they boo him. Ali fights back but GUNTHER scoop slams him.

GUNTHER with a Boston Crab in the middle of the ring now. GUNTHER goes into a Crossface submission now. Ali is sent to the apron but he fights back. Ali goes to springboard in, but a big boot knocks him to the floor. GUNTHER follows and sends Ali face-first into the ring post. GUNTHER goes back in to pose as the referee counts. Ali makes it back in but GUNTHER begins punishing him.

Ali finally unloads and dropkicks GUNTHER to send him down after a neckbreaker. Ali goes to the top but GUNTHER cuts him off. Ali ends up hitting a big Sunset Bomb from the corner as fans go wild. Ali goes back up and hits the 450 Splash but GUNTHER kicks out just in time.

GUNTHER unloads now, leveling Ali with a big lariat. Ali still kicks out. GUNTHER beats Ali around some more while trash talking. Ali rocks him but GUNTHER clubs him. Ali counters a move, stuns GUNTHER with a big kick, then hits a tornado DDT. They briefly tangle and GUNTHER shuts Ali down with his signature dropkick, then hits the powerbomb in the middle of the ring for the pin to win and retain.


After the match: GUNTHER stands tall to boos as the music hits. We go to replays. GUNTHER raises the Intercontinental Championship in the air while Ali tries to recover on the mat.

BACKSTAGE: Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are backstage comment on what a run it has been as of late, and Sami seems concerned that it could end tonight because of how dominant Roman Reigns is. Owens is annoyed by this idea and shuts it down. Owens gets fired up about how he and Zayn will retain tonight and gets Zayn on the same page.

We get a look at WWE’s first Make-A-Wish events in Saudi Arabia held this past week.

We see LA Knight sitting in the crowd and he gets a big pop.

MATCH #4: RAW Women’s Championship Match:
Bianca Belair © vs. Asuka
Back from a break and out comes Asuka for this WrestleMania 39 rematch. RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair is out next. Mike Rome does formal ring introductions.

The bell rings and they go at it. Asuka unloads and takes control early on, taunting Belair. Belair takes out frustration on Asuka and mounts her with punches, then taunts her back and talks some trash.

Belair goes to leapfrog but Asuka dropkicks her in mid-air. Belair turns it back around as they go back & forth again. Belair sends Asuka to the floor, then follows. Asuka launches Belair into the steel ring steps, then smiles. Asuka brings it back in for a German suplex and a sliding knee for 2. Asuka tries for the pin again.

Asuka focuses on Belair’s arm now. Asuka is all smiles as she wears Belair down, working her over and trying for pin attempts. Asuka stomps and grounds Belair by her arm again. Belair goes for a scoop slam but Asuka slams her by her hair. Asuka plays to the crowd for boos, then nonchalantly kicks Belair around the ring.

More back & forth with strikes but they both go down. Asuka is up first. Belair dodges a move and mounts offense now as fans cheer her on. Belair with a suplex and a kip-up, then a shoulder thrust in the corner. Belair mounts Asuka with punches in the corner but Asuka uses her hair against her once again. Belair comes back with another close 2 count off the moonsault. The referee warns Asuka about the hair. Asuka with kicks now. They end up top and Asuka knocks Belair to the mat, then hits the missile dropkick for 2.

Asuka ends up taking Belair down into the armbar. Belair breaks free and fights Asuka off, then hits a Spinebuster for a close 2 count. Asuka catches a back springboard into the Asuka Lock, but Belair gets free. They trade pin attempts. Asuka with a big kick to the face for a close 2 count. Asuka drags Belair to the floor but Belair blocks a shot into the steel steps. Belair sends Asuka spine-first into the steps now.

Belair goes back in but Asuka pulls her out. They fight it out and come back in at the 7 count. Belair unloads to beat Asuka down. Belair ignores warnings from the referee. Asuka goes for the mist, but Belair avoids it. Asuka blocks the KOD and gets the armbar locked in. They tangle on the mat and Belair powerbombs Asuka, but her arm is hurt.

Asuka spits mist all over her own fingers. Belair scoops her for the KOD but Asuka blinds her with the mist and the referee misses it. Asuka drops Belair with kicks, and a kick to the back of the neck for the pin to win the Championship.

Winner and NEW RAW Women’s Champion: Asuka

After the match: Asuka is all smiles as she stands tall with the RAW Women’s Championship. The music hits and the pyro goes off as Belair begs for help with her eyes. We go to replays.

Back from a break and we see Karrion Kross and Scarlett in the crowd.

MATCH #5: SmackDown Women’s Championship Match:
Rhea Ripley © vs. Natalya
We go back to the ring and out comes Natalya on her 41st birthday. SmackDown Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley is out next with Dominik Mysterio. We get formal ring introductions from Mike Rome.

Dominik distracts Natalya from the apron as the bell hits, allowing Ripley to deck her from behind. Ripley unloads on Natalya at ringside now, smashing her into the Arabic announce table. Ripley sends Natalya into the ring post, then the steel steps now.

Ripley brings it back in and drops Natalya again, then hits Riptide in the middle of the ring for the quick squash win.

Winner: Rhea Ripley

After the match: Ripley stands tall as the music hits. Dominik joins her for the celebration as they taunt Natalya, who is being checked on in the corner by the referee. We go to replays. Ripley and Mysterio are all smiles and laughs up the ramp while Natalya is helped from the ring. We get another replay of the finish. Ripley raises the SmackDown Women’s Championship on the stage now.

BACKSTAGE: Byron Saxton is with the NEW WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins. He talks about how this feels good, and it has been a long time coming. Saxton asks about the future of RAW now. Rollins says he will be there on Monday, and every Monday, but the difference is now he has World Championship things on his mind because he is The Visionary, The Revolutionary and now, finally the WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

We get a video package for the next match.

MATCH #6: One-On-One Match:
“The Beast” Brock Lesnar vs. “The American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes
We go back to the ring and out comes Brock Lesnar to a big pop and pyro. Lesnar is fired up and ready to fight. The music hits and out next comes Cody Rhodes to a pop and pyro. Lesnar laughs as Cody heads to the ring with the Exos cast on his left arm.

The bell rings and Cody dodges Lesnar, using his speed to go to the floor. Cody tells Lesnar to fight on the floor. Lesnar chases Cody back in, then rams him into the corner with big thrusts. Lesnar launches Cody with a big suplex, then another big belly-to-belly.

The referee checks on Cody after the third belly-to-belly. Cody decks Lesnar with the titanium cast now. Cody unloads with cast shots and knocks Lesnar to the floor, then nails a dive with the cast. Cody brings it back in and hits a double axe handle from the top but Lesnar kicks out at 2. Cody with a Disaster Kick, then a Cody Cutter for 2.

Cody yells out and hits Cross Rhodes, stunning Lesnar. Cody with a second Cross Rhodes. Cody yells for Brock to get up. Lesnar counters and takes Cody down with the Kimura Lock on the hurt arm. Cody hangs on and turns it into a 2 count but Lesnar keeps the hold locked in, now putting all of his weight down.

The referee checks on Cody as he yells out. Cody hangs on as Lesnar tightens the hold. Fans rally for Cody as he inches to the bottom rope. Cody finally gets the rope to break the hold. Both competitors are stunned. Lesnar scoops Cody for the F5 but Cody slides out and hits Cross Rhodes for 2. They both get to their knees as Cody hits cast shots to the face. Lesnar nails the F5 in the middle of the ring but he’s slow to pin and Cody kicks out.

Lesnar can’t believe the kick out. He drops Cody into another Kimura Lock. Cody quickly fades in the hold and the referee calls the match.

Winner: “The Beast” Brock Lesnar

After the match: Lesnar keeps the hold locked in as they keep ringing the bell. Lesnar finally let’s go and now stands tall to boos as the music hits. Cole points to how Cody never tapped out. Cody rolls to the floor to regroup as Lesnar marches to the back. Lesnar stops to look back at the ring, then heads to the back.

We get another break, then the announcers hype this week’s RAW and SmackDown.

Omos is shown sitting in the front row.

We get a video package for tonight’s main event.

MAIN EVENT: Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship Match:
Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn © vs. Solo Sikoa and Roman Reigns
We go back to the ring for tonight’s main event and out first comes The Bloodline – Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa with Paul Heyman. The pyro hits and they stop to pose on the stage, then head to the ring as Reigns marks 1000 days as champion. Cole says The Usos are not here as he also points to how Reigns dedicated this match to WWE Hall of Famers – The Wild Samoans. The Bloodline hits the ring and Reigns raises his gold to more pyro. The music hits and out next comes Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. They both receive big pops, but the crowd goes wild for Sami as he comes out wearing a traditional white robe. Cole says Zayn has family and friends in the crowd tonight. Reigns looks on and just smirks at Zayn as he poses in the corner. Mike Rome does formal ring introductions now, but Heyman cuts him off and does a grand intro for The Bloodline.

Reigns taunts Zayn during the intro. Rome goes to finish the intro for the champions but Zayn takes the mic and speaks in Arabic for a loud reaction. It looks like Owens will start off with Solo now, but Reigns says he’s got it. The bell rings as the “ole!” chants start up. Owens takes it all in but before anything happens, Sami offers his hand, and he tags in to a big pop. Fans chant for Sami as he and Reigns size each other up. Reigns smiles at Zayn and talks some trash.

Zayn barks back as the “ole!” chants grow. Reigns laughs. Reigns tags out to big boos now. Reigns yells that he should’ve never let Zayn in The Bloodline. Reigns yells at the crowd now. Solo and Sami finally lock up. Solo shoves Sami across the ring and taunts him. Solo goes for an early Samoan Spike, but Sami blocks it.

Solo unloads on Sami in the opposite corner now, beating him down to boos. Solo poses for more boos. Solo runs into an elbow. Sami with another elbow but Solo levels him with ease to shut down the momentum. Owens tags in and immediately starts brawling with Solo. Solo takes control and hits a headbutt. Reigns dodges a cheap shot from Owens. Solo and Owens duke it out again. Solo gets double teamed now. Reigns runs in with a shot from behind. Reigns lures Sami into another trap as Solo dominates Sami on the ropes. Reigns decks Sami while the referee is distracted by Solo.

Solo slams Sami and headbutts him. Reigns comes back in and dominates Zayn to keep him down. Reigns stomps away to boos now. Solo and Owens get into it at ringside as Owens runs over to save Sami. Reigns brings it back in and keeps Zayn down. Solo takes it over and hits a big Samoan Drop.

Fans chant “ole!” to rally for Sami as Solo grounds him. Sami and Reigns end up on the floor fighting at the announce table. Sami drops Solo and crawls in for the tag but Solo stops him with a kick to the back. Solo superkicks Owens off the apron to prevent a tag. Sami unloads on Solo and hits a big tornado DDT. Owens and Reigns both tag in and go at it now.

Owens drops Reigns and stomps away. Owens beats Reigns to the floor and hits a senton at ringside. Owens brings it back in and superkicks Reigns. Solo ends up sacrificing himself on a corner cannonball from Owens, allowing Reigns to level Owens with a lariat to boos.

Owens ends up blocking a Superman Punch, then hits the Pop-Up Powerbomb for a close 2 count. Owens goes to the top for the Frog Splash on Reigns for another close 2 count. Heyman can’t believe it. Solo gets involved, allowing Reigns to drop Owens with a Superman Punch for 2. Reigns can’t believe the kick out. Reigns starts talking trash as fans boo.

Reigns calls for the Spear, but Owens kicks him and hits a Stunner. Reigns comes right back with a huge Spear to turn Owens inside out. Heyman barks from ringside as Solo and Sami wait for tags.

Solo and Sami tag in and go at it in the middle of the ring now. Sami unloads against the ropes. Sami dodges Solo and clotheslines him to the floor. Sami runs the ring and nails a huge dive to Solo on the floor. Sami is a bit shaken up but he brings Solo back in. Solo misses a swing and Sami nails a Blue Thunderbomb for a close 2 count.

Sami calls for the Helluva Kick but Solo meets him with a superkick. Solo with the Samoan Spike but Sami blocks it with a kick. Solo charges but Sami nails the Exploder into the turnbuckles. Sami follows-up with the Helluva Kick, then he falls on Solo but Reigns rushes in to break the pin up just in time. Reigns mounts Sami with right hands as the referee warns him. Reigns yells at the referee and bucks up at him. Reigns scoops Sami to his shoulders but Sami slides out and unloads with rights. Sami jumps over Reigns and almost runs into the referee. Reigns goes for a Spear but he takes out the referee instead when Sami moves.

Reigns tries to wake the referee now but he’s out. Sami hits a Superman Punch on Reigns. Sami uses Reigns’ taunt and goes for a Spear, but Reigns meets him with a Superman Punch. Owens runs in and hits a Spear on Reigns. Owens takes Reigns to the floor and smashes his head into the announce table, then sends him into the steel steps.

Owens clears off both announce tables now. Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso attack Owens to save Reigns now. They knock Owens over the table and bury him under it. The Usos go in the ring with superkicks to Sami. They go for a double superkick, but Sami ducks and they take out Solo. Everyone is shocked.

Reigns rushes back in and The Uso’s apologize. Reigns mushes Jimmy with a right hand. Jey pleads now and Reigns yells at him, then mushes him back and tells him to get out of the ring. As Reigns turns around, Jimmy superkicks Reigns from the side to a huge pop. Jey yells at his brother and says he’s got to be better than that.

Fans chant “one more time!” as Jimmy yells at his brother, telling him he’s doing what Jey should’ve done a long time ago. Jimmy then nails another superkick to knock Reigns over from his knees. Jimmy says it’s all about he and Jey now, no more Reigns. Jimmy says he would’ve never treated his brother like that.

Reigns is down on the floor now. Jey wants to check on him, but Jimmy says they have to go. Solo rolls back in the ring as Jimmy ushers his brother up the ramp. Jey yells for Roman, calling him Joe. Owens runs back in and nails a Stunner to Solo, then Sami hits the Helluva Kick for the pin but there’s no referee. A referee rushes in to count the pin as Zayn and Owens retain.

Winners: Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn

After the match: Owens and Zayn celebrate to a big pop as the music hits. Jey is shocked on the ramp, asking Jimmy what he just did. A shocked Reigns recovers at ringside as Heyman looks on and Solo tries to recover. We go to replays. Owens and Zayn continue celebrating. A furious Reigns gets up to walk out while Sami taunts him from the ring, saying he will never get his hands on the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships. WWE Night of Champions goes off the air.

By Eric Montgomery

Eric has been a fan of professional wrestling since he was 5 and has had the pleasure of working in the wrestling business as a DJ, among other things, for 20-years. Eric is our "wrestling expert" and looks forward to showing his passion of professional wrestling.

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