Brock Lesnar with Paul Heyman retained the WWE World title by disqualification over John Cena in the main event of the WWE Night of Champions pay-per-view on Sunday, Sept. 21 from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
As Cena attempted to pin Lesnar after an STF and an Attitude Adjustment, Seth Rollins nailed Cena with the Money in the Bank briefcase, causing the DQ.
Then things got really interesting when Rollins gave a groggy Lesnar the Blackout. Rollins handed the briefcase to the referee, ready to cash-in Money in the Bank on a prone Lesnar, but Cena repaid the favor, stopping Rollins, before the ref rang the bell to start that match.
Earlier, Rollins was awarded a forfeit victory as Roman Reigns missed the pay-per-view because of emergency hernia surgery on Saturday. A cocky Rollins still issued an open challenge, and Dean Ambrose surprised everyone, attacking Rollins, before The Authority and security intervened.
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With a little help from Damien Mizdow, The Miz regained the Intercontinental title, beating Dolph Ziggler with R-Ziggler. Distracted by Mizdow, The Miz rolled up Ziggler and scored the 1-2-3 while grabbing some tights. Invited to the announce table, the musical duo Florida Georgia Line shoved Mizdow during the battle. Florida Georgia Line will be performing during WWE’s Tribute to the Troops.
AJ Lee won the WWE Divas title, making Paige tap in a fatal-four way with the Bella Twins. Lee caught Paige twice in the Black Widow for the victory.
Rusev with Lana made Mark Henry tap using The Accolade.
Goldust and Stardust won the WWE tag team titles, beating the Usos. Stardust rolled up Jey Uso for the win.
Sheamus retained the U.S. title by pinning Cesaro after a Brogue kick.
Randy Orton beat Y2J Chris Jericho.
Miller’s Davie Ale House in South Florida hosted a WWE Night of Champions viewing party which included a meet-n-greet with wrestlers from South Florida indie group Coastal Championship Wrestling.