Payback (2015)

Professional wrestling event

Payback (2015) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by WWE that was held on May 17, 2015 at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. It was the third Payback event. The event was free to new subscribers on WWE's monthly subscription service, the WWE Network.[1]

Payback (2015)
Theme
song(s)
"Friction" by Imagine Dragons
Information
PromotionWWE
SponsorMountain Dew Kickstart
DateMay 17, 2015
VenueRoyal Farms Arena
CityBaltimore, Maryland
Pay-per-view chronology
King of the Ring (2015) Payback (2015) NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable
Payback chronology
Payback (2014) Payback (2015)

The main event saw Seth Rollins defeat Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Randy Orton in a Fatal 4-Way match to retain the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Rollins won by pinfall after a Pedigree to Orton.

MatchesEdit

# Matches Stipulations Times
1P R-Truth defeated Stardust[2] Singles match 6:50
2P The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor) defeated "The Mega Powers" (Curtis Axel and Macho Mandow) Tag team match 2:50
3 Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler[3] Singles match 12:20
4 The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston) (c) (with Xavier Woods) defeated Tyson Kidd and Cesaro (with Natalya) 2-1[4] 2-out-of-3 falls tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship 12:40
5 Bray Wyatt defeated Ryback[5] Singles match 15:36
6 John Cena (c) defeated Rusev (with Lana)[6] "I Quit" match for the WWE United States Championship 27:58
7 Naomi and Tamina defeated The Bella Twins (Brie Bella and Nikki Bella)[7] Tag team match 6:13
8 Neville defeated King Barrett by countout[8] Singles match 7:22
9 Seth Rollins (c) (with Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury) defeated Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Randy Orton[9] Fatal 4-Way match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship; If Rollins did not retain the championship, Kane would have been fired from being the Director of Operations. 23:52
(c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
P – indicates that the match happened on the pre-show


ReferencesEdit

  1. "For new WWE Network subscribers only, the month of May is free, including WWE Payback!". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "R-Truth def. Stardust (Kickoff Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Sheamus def. Dolph Ziggler". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. "WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day def. Cesaro & Tyson Kidd (2-out-of-3 Falls Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "Bray Wyatt def. Ryback". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. "United States Champion John Cena def. Rusev ("I Quit" Match)". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  7. "Naomi & Tamina def. The Bella Twins". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. "Neville def. King Barrett by Count Out". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  9. "WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins won a Fatal 4-Way Match". WWE. Retrieved 2015-5-24. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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