WWE Superstars descended upon the vibrant atmosphere of Dublin, Ireland, igniting the 3Arena with an electrifying live event showcasing the cream of the crop from SmackDown. Amidst the buildup for the much-anticipated Money in the Bank pay-per-view in the UK, WWE treated fans to a series of exhilarating house shows.
This latest spectacle commenced with a fierce clash between Sheamus and Karrion Kross, resulting in yet another setback for the latter. The Celtic Warrior triumphed over Kross, but the night didn't end there for Sheamus, as NXT sensation Lyra Valkyria made an impactful main roster debut, providing unexpected assistance against the formidable duo of Scarlett Bordeaux and Karrion Kross.
The 26-year-old Irish standout continued to make waves by engaging in a hard-fought singles bout against Scarlett. Displaying remarkable skills, Lyra Valkyria clinched a momentous victory, eliciting thunderous cheers from her adoring hometown crowd.
Brutes' Dominance Ignites Crowd!
Following suit, Ridge Holland and Butch of the Brawling Brutes took center stage, further amplifying Sheamus' dominance as they emerged victorious over Hit Row. The heated response from the fervent audience throughout the match served as a testament to the Brawling Brutes' ability to ignite emotions.
The spotlight then shifted to the leading female stars of the WWE as Charlotte Flair showcased her undeniable prowess by overcoming the challenges posed by Bianca Belair and Bayley. Originally intended to be a Fatal Four-way encounter featuring Asuka, the absence of the Empress of Tomorrow didn't hinder the intensity and thrill of the matchup.
In the first championship clash of the evening, Austin Theory managed to outshine AJ Styles and LA Knight, capturing an exhilarating victory. The triumphant trio left an indelible mark by executing their finishing maneuvers on the champion, sending ripples of satisfaction through the enthralled spectators.
In a battle that harkened back to their days in NXT, Solo Sikoa faced off against his former rival Santos Escobar. Reports from the arena reverberated with praise for the Bloodline member, who exuded the aura of a bona fide superstar during his triumphant conquest over the former Cruiserweight Champion.
This marked Sikoa's second victory over Escobar, their previous encounter transpiring nearly a year and a half ago within the hallowed grounds of NXT. The grand finale witnessed Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens retaining their coveted tag team titles against three formidable teams, including the formidable duo of The Usos.
This exhilarating main event was nothing short of a spectacle, leaving the crowd in awe of the gripping athleticism and unyielding determination displayed by all the participants. Dublin bore witness to a night of awe-inspiring action and thrilling rivalries, leaving WWE fans eagerly awaiting the next chapter in this enthralling saga of sports entertainment.