WWE Battleground 2016 Results (Part 1)

Welcome to the WWE Battleground 2016 results from Ringside Results website. This is the first part of Sunday night’s event results from the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Included matches will be any bouts appearing on the Kickoff Show and the first hour of pay-per-view coverage. Sunday’s PPV features a variety of contests including two six-man tag team matches and several championships on the line. The main event features all three members of Shield competing in a Triple Threat over the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

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WWE Battleground 2016 Kickoff Show:

The WWE Network featured a one-hour pre-show leading into the main pay-per-view.┬áThe panel consisted of Renee Young, Booker T, Jerry “The King” Lawler and Corey Graves. Tom Phillips was backstage in the social media lounge and pitched the #WWEBattleground hashtag for use on social media posts. Phillips said that Mick Foley and Daniel Bryan would both be joining him in the lounge tonight among other guests. Phillips asked for questions for each via hashtags #RAWGM or #SDLiveGM.

The panel previewed various matches from the upcoming pay-per-view card and discussed predictions.

General managers Mick Foley and Daniel Bryan stopped by the social media lounge to discuss the friendly competition between their two shows following the WWE Draft.

The Usos vs. Tyler Breeze & Fandango

Late in the matchup, Fandango took an Uso to the top of the corner to try a superplex. The Uso fought him off and kicked Breeze off the apron. From there, Breeze blocked an electric chair and there was a near fall after a cross body move. The close saw chaos all over with Breeze blocking the Samoan Splash with both knees and then holding the Uso for the winning pin.

Winners: Tyler Breeze & Fandango won via pinfall over The Usos.

WWE Battleground 2016 PPV Results:

The pay-per-view opened with a video package playing up the various feuds and alliances that were forged for Battleground. Featured were the Cena team up with Enzo and Cass versus The Club, as well as The New Day vs. The Wyatt Family and Zayn vs. Owens. The intro also hyped up the crumbling of The Shield as they prepare to meet in a Triple Threat for the title.

Sasha Banks & Mystery Partner vs. Dana Brooke & Charlotte

The WWE women’s champion Charlotte and Dana made their entrance first, followed by Sasha Banks. Sasha went to the ring and then waited out the entrance for her partner for a few moments. Music hit and it was Bayley’s entrance causing the fans to go ecstatic as she came out and to the ring. The duo played up to the crowd by Charlotte and Dana attacked them taking it to ringside. Charlotte and Dana isolated Bayley in the ring for an attack and kicked Sasha before she could get on the apron. After restoring order, the ref called for the bell to begin the match.

Sasha broke away from Brooke at one point to tag in Bayley who came in and took it to Dana. Bayley set up for a big move off the corner, but Charlotte came over on the apron to distract her. Dana yanked Bayley’s leg and she hit the back of her head on the turnbuckle before falling to the mat. Dana took advantage of being in control and beat up Bayley some in the corner.

Sasha tagged back in and went against Charlotte, hitting double knees on her in the corner and getting a near fall on the champ. Banks climbed the top rope and Dana rushed over but Sasha kicked her off. Moments later, Charlotte hit Natural Selection and had a pin but Bayley came in to break it up. Bayley and Dana ended up on the outside. Charlotte went for a Figure Eight but Sasha countered with the Bank Statement. Dana yanked Charlotte’s leg from outside to pull her out of the ring. Back in the ring, Charlotte went for a move but Sasha hit a Backstabber and locked on the Bank Statement for the win.

Winners: Sasha Banks & Bayley defeated Charlotte and Dana Brooke via submission.

The New Day vs. The Wyatt Family (6-Man Tag Match)

New Day made their entrance first and talked up being longest-reigning tag champs and how scary a threat the Wyatts are. Woods said now that they’re separated on the shows they’ll be even more dangerous. Big E brought up a reference to a 2003 rap song from Bonecrusher and then New Day did their “New Day rocks” dance.

Early in the match, the Wyatts dominated. Bray got dropkicked by Kofi to the corner but tagged in Strowman who tossed Kofi around. Bray played up the mental game as he gave a fierce stare down towards Woods who was on the outside. Eventually, New Day turned the tables after some chaos from everyone involved. Big E isolated Rowan in the ring and hit a huge splash. Moments later, he fought off Strowman and hit a belly-to-belly for a near fall on Rowan. Strowman rushed back in to break it up. Rowan managed to hit a big move on E and had a near fall but Kofi came in and broke it up. Kofi followed up with a huge diving move over the top rope to take down Strowman on the outside.

Bray Wyatt got into the match with a blind tag and went to hit Sister Abigail on Kofi. Xavier Woods rushed in to try to help out. He got stared at by Bray and froze in his tracks seeming hypnotized. With the two face to face Kofi recovered and jumped off the top rope for a move on Bray.

Things broke down further as Xavier gained serious momentum taking it to Bray and then Rowan. Strowman got on the apron and grabbed him by the throat but Big E rushed in to tackle Strowman to the outside floor. Woods rushed at Bray but Wyatt avoided his move and grabbed him for a Sister Abigail for the win.

Winners: The Wyatt Family defeated New Day via pinfall.

The Battleground pay-per-view is scheduled for an 8 p.m. Eastern Time start and will feature three championship matches as well as several tag team bouts and a singles feud. This PPV event will run approximately three hours and ends around the 11 p.m. ET mark.

 

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