“The Monday Night Messiah” is likely to be a self-aggrandizing, flippantly blasphemous moniker, however there’s no denying a savior did come into play throughout the first-ever Fist Fight on Monday Night Raw. It simply wasn’t Seth Rollins.
As Kevin Owens, Samoa Joe & Big Show ran roughshod over Rollins & AOP, Rollins discovered himself pleading for assist from Buddy Murphy, who was nonetheless distraught at ringside following his loss to Aleister Black. The Best Kept Secret shockingly accepted, low-blowing Show in a sneak-attack that immediately turned the tide. Away from the ring, AOP positioned Joe atop the announce desk and powerbombed KO proper by way of him. Then, again within the squared circle, Murphy, Akam, Rezar and Rollins swarmed the large, and Rollins sealed the victory with a Stomp that left Show unable to proceed, incomes Murphy an embrace from Rollins. In some methods, there isn’t any ending extra becoming for the self-proclaimed Messiah. A flock grown, a leap of religion rewarded and a message despatched to all nonbelievers: Resistance might be punished, and religion might be rewarded.