Here are your quick and dirty WWE Payback results for Sunday night’s pay-per-view.
1. Pre-show Match: Sheamus defeated Damien Sandow. Sheamus got the win after three backbreakers and a Brogue Kick.
2. Triple Threat Match For The Intercontinental Championship: Curtis Axel defeated Wade Barrett (c) and The Miz to become the new champion. Axel pinned Barrett while he was trapped in The Miz’s figure-four leg lock to win the match.
3. Divas Championship Match: AJ Lee defeated Kaitlyn (c) to become the new champion. AJ won via submission with her Black Widow octopus hold.
4. United States Championship Match: Dean Ambrose (c) defeated Kane. Ambrose gave Kane a DDT on the floor and rolled back into the ring to win via count-out.
– A video package announced that Rob Van Dam will return to WWE at the Money In The Bank PPV.
5. World Heavyweight Championship Match: Alberto Del Rio defeated Dolph Ziggler (c) to become the new champion. Del Rio won with a kick to the head. The story here is that Ziggler fought valiantly and Del Rio opportunistically targeted Ziggler’s head to take advantage of the champion’s concussion.
6. CM Punk defeated Chris Jericho. Punk was officially made his return to WWE programming. He won after two Go To Sleeps on Jericho.
7. WWE Tag Team Championship Match: The Shield (c) defeated Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan. Rollins pinned Bryan after a stomp off the ropes.
8. Three Stages Of Hell Match for the WWE Championship: John Cena (c) defeated Ryback. Ryback won the first fall, a lumberjack match, via pinfall after hitting the Shell Shocked. Cena put Ryback through a table with an Attitude Adjustment to even up the falls at one apiece. Cena won the third fall by Attitude Adjusting Ryback through the roof of an ambulance.