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WWE Live Show Results
August 11, 2016
Report by Anthony Gwynne, PWTorch correspondent
Full house at Rod Laver Arena – 15,000.
(1) Apollo Crews beat Sheamus.
(2) Braun Strowman beat Jey Uso.
(3) WWE tag champions New Day beat Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows. Big E. came out late in the match to cause a distraction and help get the win.
(4) U.S. champion Rusev destroyed Titus O’Neil.
(5) Roman Reigns & Finn Balor beat Seth Rollins & Chris Jericho when Reigns pinned Jericho in 17 minutes with a spear. Long entertaining intro by Jericho and Rollins drew a lot of heat from the crowd.
(6) Women’s champion Sasha Banks beat Charlotte via Bank Statement.
(7) Sami Zayn beat Kevin Owens. Only a 10-minute match, but fast and high quality. Both Zayn and Owens really over with the crowd – both drawing big cheers. Owens even had to get on the microphone after Zayn had left the arena to tell the crowd “I hope we never come back to Melbourne” to try to draw some heat.
(8) John Cena beat A.J. Styles in a 23-minute match. A bit slow at times, with both getting good pops from the crowd. Anderson and Gallows came out and attacked Cena after the ref got knocked out, but Cena cleared them both out of the ring and hit the AA as the ref recovered.