WWE Live Event results from Abilene: January 17, 2015
Thanks to WrestlingINC.com reader JeffRock for sending in this report for WWE live event in Abilene. Sheena contributed to this report.
The Taylor County Coliseum was packed last night. It was an awesome show.
* The opener was Bad News Barrett coming out and saying he was scheduled to defend his title against Dolph Ziggler, since Ziggler was fired, he issued an open challenge for a non-title match and R-Truth came out. Truth got the victory.
* Luke Harper vs Alex Riley was next with Harper destroying Riley.
* Los Matadores and El Torito vs Fandango, David Otunga & Titus O'Neil (with Hornswoggle and Rosa Mendes). El Torito then had a brawl with Hornswoggle. Los Matadores won.
* Daniel Bryan defeated Kane. It was awesome. I don't know if it was pushing his injury, but Bryan seemed to be favoring his right arm quite a bit
* Natalya vs Nikki Bella was a good match. During Nikki's first Rack Attack finisher, her arm seemed to give out and she had to drop Natalya. Nikki paused in the corner for a while with Brie whispering to her. Then Nikki finally hit the Rack Attack again quickly after for the win.
* Stardust and Goldust tagged against Kofi Kingston and Big E. Before the match, Stardust teased that Survivor Series 2016 was scheduled to take place in Abilene, Texas. The crowd went nuts, then Stardust said Abilene sucked and he was only joking. I'll admit I got a little excited for a second. But I knew better. Big E then got on the mic to defend Abilene and then said Xavier Woods was out with the whooping cough. New Day won the match.
* John Cena vs. Seth Rollins in a street fight match was awesome. J & J Security was in Rollins Corner and interfered often. Rollins dominated most of the match with Cena picking up momentum. Big Show came out later and connected with his Knock Out Punch on Cena. Cena still kicked out and ended up giving an Attitude Adjustment to Rollins from the top rope through a table. Cena then pinned Rollins for the win.
Overall it was a great show. JoJo sang the national anthem and was the ring announcer. She did great!