WWE Live Event Results (8/16): Portland, OR

Mike Killam

WWE Live
August 16, 2013

The show opened with Brad Maddox coming down to the ring, and informing the crowd that John Cena would not be at the event due to injury. The crowd responded with cheers. Maddox said that in order to find a new opponent for Alberto Del Rio (the advertised main event had been Del Rio Vs Cena) there would be a battle royal. 

(1) Battle Royal

Participants: Christian, R-Truth, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Rob Van Dam, Mark Henry, Dolph Ziggler, Big E Langston, Ryback, and Daniel Bryan. 

The final four participants were Ryback, Rollins, Ziggler, and Bryan. Ryback and Rollins teamed up against Ziggler and Bryan. Rollins was eliminated, followed by Ziggler, and Bryan won when both he and Ryback went over the top. Bryan held on to the top rope and had to help Ryback get loose as his hand got stuck in between the ropes. 

(2) Kane def. Luke Harper (with Bray Wyatt & Erick Rowan) via DQ. Bray Wyatt and Erick Rowan hit the ring to attack Kane. Kane punched Bray Wyatt to the apron and proceeded to chokeslam both Harper and Rowan while staring down Wyatt.

(3) WWE Divas Championship Match
AJ Lee def. Katilyn via submission

(4) R-Truth def. Ryback via roll up pinfall

(5) Rob Van Dam, Mark Henry, and Christian def. the Shield. Match ended with Mark Henry hitting the worlds strongest slam on Ambrose, followed by Rob Van Dam winning with the five-star frog splash.

(6) Fan Choice: No DQ Match
Dolph Ziggler def. Big E Langston via pinfall 

(7) CM Punk def. Curtis Axel (with Paul Heyman) via roll up pinfall

Match was originally advertised as for the Intercontinental championship. Prior to the match Paul Heyman said his client refuses to defend his title in the state of Oregon, and how the women of Portland are worthless. After the match CM Punk teased attacking Heyman before Axel came back into the ring and received a GTS. Punk cut a short promo about how he is going to defeat Brock Lesnar on Sunday, and finally get his hands on Paul Heyman.

8. World Heavyweight Championship Match
Daniel Bryan def. Alberto Del Rio via DQ

Match ended in DQ after Del Rio hit Bryan with a microphone when locked in the No Lock. After the match Bryan again put Del Rio into the submission to which Del Rio tapped. Bryan then grabbed the microphone and said how he grew with two and a half hours away from Portland, and how when they come back in December for Smackdown, he will be the WWE Champion. 

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