Reigns beats Paul straight away traditional, Belair and The Usos retain titles

In his third skilled wrestling match, Logan Paul pushed Roman Reigns to the brink in his quest for the Undisputed WWE Common Championship and as soon as once more turned heads along with his means, however got here up simply brief at Crown Jewel on Saturday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Reigns and Paul labored methodically, telling the story of the cocky stalwart champion who did not take the outsider severely. Reigns’ perspective modified when Paul despatched him excessive rope with a clothesline.

Outdoors the ring, Reigns tossed Paul over the barricade, however contained in the ropes, Paul mounted his first critical offense with spectacular execution of the Buckshot Lariat for the 2-count. Logan tried to comply with up with a springboard assault, however Roman caught him with a proper hand.

Reigns went to work with a again suplex, adopted by a flying clothesline and a modified camel clutch. Logan lastly responded with a intestine wrench suplex and a blockbuster from the highest rope.

Then, Paul channeled the nice Shawn Michaels — who educated him for in the future in Orlando — with a flying forearm adopted by the kip up. Paul was hitting his groove, connecting on a crossbody from the highest rope after which a standing moonsault.

The challenger tried one other HBK maneuver, however Reigns countered Candy Chin Music with a stiff uranage. With Paul laid out, Roman set him up for the Superman Punch, however Paul caught him with a proper hand to the kidney and a proper hand to the face.

And with a little bit of disrespect towards Reigns, Paul linked with a Superman Punch of his personal for the close to fall.

Paul threatened to attain the monumental upset when he buried Reigns by way of an announce desk with a frog splash from the highest turnbuckle, full with mobile phone in his left hand.

With Reigns and Paul each out of fee within the rubble, The Usos got here to the champion’s assist and took out the social media star’s two Impaulsive podcast co-hosts.

On the heels of his boxing victory over UFC legend Anderson Silva, Logan’s brother, Jake, emerged to assist even the rating, taking out each Bloodline members with single proper fingers. That opened the door for Paul to attach on one other frog splash contained in the ring for the close to fall.

Reigns’ different cousin, Solo Sikoa, made his method to the ring, however earlier than he may intervene, Logan flew excessive rope and took out The Bloodline with a crossbody. By the point Paul was again contained in the ropes, Reigns had recovered.

The Tribal Chief linked along with his patented Superman Punch, adopted by the spear for the pinfall victory to run his championship streak to 796 days and escaped with the win in an instant-classic match.

What’s Subsequent: Logan Paul has undoubtedly surpassed each affordable expectation along with his number of strikes, timing and skill to ship huge moments. It is unclear when he’ll be again inside a WWE ring since he is a part-timer, however the firm’s subsequent two reveals are tentpole occasions: Survivor Collection later this month and Royal Rumble in January. However, Reigns continues his run because the face of WWE and can want a brand new challenger. Within the meantime, Reigns may workforce up with The Bloodline in WWE’s inaugural Battle Video games match at Survivor Collection.

WWE Crown Jewel Outcomes

Final Lady Standing match for WWE Uncooked girls’s championship: Bianca Belair (c) def. Bayley

In an exciting Final Lady Standing Match, Bianca Belair outlasted Bayley to retain the Uncooked Girls’s Championship.

The match began sizzling after Bayley sat Belair in a folding chair and delivered a flying clothesline off the barricade. Bianca responded with a suplex on the ramp, however Bayley gained the higher hand when she feigned an ankle damage and suckered Bianca in with an assault.

Again contained in the ring, she used a chair shot to Bianca’s again, and as soon as perched on the turnbuckle, Bianca threw a chair to knock her off. Bayley was in a position to entice Bianca towards the apron with the steps and went to work with the kendo stick earlier than Bianca responded with a spinebuster on the steps.

The match picked up with a Bayley to Stomach on the ramp earlier than she tossed Bianca into an gear case. Bianca finally broke out earlier than the referee reached a ten rely however was swiftly thrown right into a crossface. Bayley then emerged behind the wheel of a golf cart and the battle continued on the roof. With Bayley incapacitated on high, Belair drove to the ring and tossed her off onto a desk that did not break. A subsequent energy bomb planted Bayley by way of the desk, however she was up at 9.

Belair powerslammed Bayley onto a stack of chairs after which flew off the highest rope with a 450 splash, however Bayley evaded. Bianca landed on the pile of chairs however was up on the rely of 9.

Lastly, Belair delivered a Okay.O.D. onto a chair earlier than she trapped Bayley in a ladder underneath the ring put up for the ten rely.

What’s subsequent: With two profitable title defenses towards Bayley, it is probably time for a brand new program for every, however Belair and Bayley at all times make for excellent matches.

Bray Wyatt is in Riyadh, and somebody has a message for him!

Undisputed WWE tag workforce championship: The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) (c) def. The Brawling Brutes (Ridge Holland and Butch)

The Usos — Jimmy and Jey — retained the undisputed tag-team championship with a victory over Butch and Ridge Holland of the Brawling Brutes.

The match ended when Jimmy and Jey linked on a 1-D from the highest rope on Butch for the 1-2-3.

Jey Uso entered the match along with his proper hand wrapped; Michael Cole claimed he was coping with a probably damaged wrist and would have an MRI on Monday.

Instantly, the Usos tried to stroll out and take a count-out loss to retain the titles, however Butch stopped them with a flying knee to outdoors. Butch later linked on a twister DDT on Jimmy earlier than he laid out Jey with a moonsault. Afterward Ridge, picked up and slammed The Usos concurrently.

The Usos delivered a sequence of tremendous kicks adopted by a double Uso Splash from the highest rope, however Holland was there to interrupt the rely. Holland spiked Jey with White Noise earlier than Butch utilized joint manipulation on Jey’s injured proper hand.

That led to Holland scooping up Jey earlier than Butch super-kicked him, adopted by a physique slam. This time, Jimmy was there to interrupt the pin, resulting in the 1-D for the end.

What’s subsequent: The Usos will defend the titles towards Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods of The New Day on SmackDown subsequent Friday. The New Day holds the WWE document for the longest tag-team title reign at 483 days. They will try and cease The Usos, at the moment at 475 days and counting, from breaking their mark.

Singles match: Braun Strowman def. Omos

Braun Strowman — listed at 6-foot-8, 344 kilos — defeated Omos, who’s billed at 7-foot-3, 403 kilos, in a battle between the 2 largest males within the WWE.

Omos dominated the early going with a sequence of assaults punctuated by a working boot. He scooped Strowman up for the physique slam with ease after which pinned him with one foot. Then he did the identical a second time, each the slam and the smug pin.

Strowman lastly countered with a sequence of proper fingers after which clotheslined him out of the ring after a second try. As soon as outdoors the ring, Omos flattened Strowman. Again contained in the ropes, Omos tried a two-handed choke slam, however Strowman countered with the working powerslam for the win.

What’s subsequent: Strowman and Omos may head in several instructions. In spite of everything, there’s solely a lot WWE can do with two males of that measurement in a match.

Six-man tag workforce match: The Judgment Day (Finn Bálor, Damian Priest, and Dominik Mysterio) def. The O.C. (AJ Kinds, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson)

Of their first six-man tag towards one another, The Judgment Day — Finn Balor, Damian Priest and Dominik Mysterio — defeated The O.C. (A.J. Kinds, Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows).

The end got here after Kinds arrange Mysterio for the Phenomenal Forearm, just for Rhea Ripley to peel him from the apron and onto her shoulders earlier than she planted him. As soon as again within the ring, Balor capitalized with a shotgun dropkick adopted by his finisher, the Coup De Grace from the highest rope, for the pinfall victory.

Balor tried the Coup De Grace moments earlier, however Kinds recovered and superplexed the chief of Judgment Day whereas Gallows and Anderson linked on electrical chairs on Mysterio and Priest, respectively.

What’s subsequent: This program is simply beginning with the addition of Gallows and Anderson and may proceed to play out over the approaching weeks.

Metal cage match: Drew McIntyre def. Karrion Kross (with Scarlett)

Drew McIntyre evened the rating with Karrion Kross in a metal cage match when his toes hit the bottom simply as Scarlett was ushering Kross towards the door.

McIntyre was on the verge of escaping earlier, however Scarlett sprayed McIntyre and the ref with mace as he pushed by way of the door. That allowed Kross to crawl towards the door earlier than McIntyre recovered and tossed his rival within the ankle lock, incapacitating him lengthy sufficient to climb the cage wall and win the match.

The match kicked into one other gear earlier when McIntyre delivered the Michinoku Driver adopted a spinebuster. Kross responded with the Doomsday Saito earlier than McIntyre linked with the Future Shock DDT.

Scarlett was in a position to distract McIntyre, permitting Kross to use the Krossjacket, adopted by the Krosshammer. Kross made it to the highest of the cage, along with his second foot over, when McIntyre caught him and superplexed him for the excessive spot of the match.

That is when Drew made his first try to flee the cage door, resulting in Scarlett’s interference.

What’s subsequent: With the rating tied at 1-1, count on Kross and McIntyre to finish their feud in a rubber match at Survivor Collection.

WWE Girls’s Tag Staff championship: Injury CTRL (Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky) def. Alexa Bliss and Asuka

Injury CTRL — Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky — regained the ladies’s tag workforce titles from Alexa Bliss and Asuka after Nikki Cross interfered.

Alexa Bliss was on the highest turnbuckle getting ready for Twisted Bliss when Cross intervened and linked with a draped DDT, which allowed Kai to safe the pinfall whereas Sky and Asuka occupied the referee’s consideration.

Earlier within the fast-paced match, Asuka was being labored for an prolonged interval earlier than she lastly discovered Bliss for the new tag. She delivered a sequence of strikes after which a double dropkick to carry them again into the match.

Bliss delivered the double knees, adopted by a senton on Kai earlier than she linked with a twister DDT. Alexa continued to tug out the stops, this time with a Canadian Destroyer she calls Code Purple.

Injury CTRL arrange Bliss for a double suplex off the highest rope earlier than Asuka joined the motion for a mix suplex-power bomb. Asuka linked on a missile dropkick on Kai after which a codebreaker. She additionally hit a German Suplex for the pin earlier than Kai delivered a Helluva Kick.

Alexa tried Twisted Bliss, however Kai was in a position to get her knees up. Then, Sky tried a springboard moonsault, however Asuka was in a position to evade. This allowed Bliss to drop Kai with a Twisted DDT to set her up for Twisted Bliss earlier than Cross intervened.

What’s Subsequent: After Asuka and Alexa Bliss had been in a position to wrest the titles away on Uncooked, a rubber match is undoubtedly to ensure that the tag workforce titles.

Singles match: Brock Lesnar def. Bobby Lashley

Brock Lesnar escaped with the pinfall victory in an abbreviated, hard-hitting match between two of the strongest wrestlers on WWE’s roster.

Bobby Lashley locked within the Harm Lock, his submission finisher, however with Lesnar reeling, he managed to kick off the highest turnbuckle and, with the submission finisher nonetheless utilized, laid on high of Lashley for the 1-2-3.

A surprised Lashley accomplished his heel flip by making use of the Harm Lock a second time after the match whereas boos rained down with Lesnar incapacitated.

The match began quick out of the gate, with Lashley attacking Lesnar earlier than he may even enter the ring. He rammed Lesnar into the metal stairs and The Beast Incarnate offered a left knee damage for the rest.

Lashley then hit Lesnar with a spear, and, as soon as contained in the ropes, linked on a second spear. Lesnar was in a position to exit the ring to purchase a while to get well, however Lashley adopted him and a 3rd spear despatched Lesnar crashing by way of the barricade.

After a fourth spear contained in the ring, Lesnar, who sported a braided ponytail, kicked out at 2. Afterward, Lesnar lastly started his assault. He took Lashley to Suplex Metropolis with three consecutive German Suplexes, adopted by the F5.

Lashley was in a position to clothesline Lesnar excessive rope to the skin and threw him in a fireman carry earlier than ramming him into the ring put up. The Almighty tried one other spear, however Lesnar reversed into an F5 try. However earlier than he may ship it, Lashley drilled him with a modified spinebuster earlier than the Harm Lock was utilized.

What’s Subsequent: Following Lashley’s post-match assault and full heel flip, it seems the feud may proceed, particularly with considered one of WWE’s tentpole occasions, Survivor Collection, on the finish of the month. Lesnar competes on a part-time schedule however it could be a shock if he missed Survivor Collection.

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