Location: Tampa, FL at the Amalie Arena
Date: June 27th, 2016
Airing Live On The USA Network
Welcome to the WWE Raw pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. WWE announced that Seth Rollins would be opening RAW. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn will be on the Highlight Reel with Chris Jericho. Rusev will be wrestling Titus O’Neil in a singles match.
Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw. Seth Rollins walks down to the ring to open the show. Rollins said that at Battleground the fans get what they have wanted to see for years. Rollins brought up Roman Reigns and said he isnâ€™t supposed to talk about him, but itâ€™s live so who cares. Rollins said that the Reigns scandal had embarrassed him. He said he brought Reigns into WWE, and that makes him look bad. Rollins shows Reignsâ€™ tweet. Rollins mocked Reigns for his tweet and said that Reigns has never apologized for anything. Rollins said that he owns Reigns and then brought up him beating Reigns at MITB. Rollins said that Reigns doesnâ€™t belong in the main event of Battleground and believes he should be removed for the WWE Title match. Dean Ambrose then walked out. Ambrose asks Rollins how he is and if Rollins is up that he is champion. Ambrose said that Reigns made a mistake and being friends with Rollins was a mistake. Ambrose said that Reigns owned it and ainâ€™t worried about it and that the triple threat match is still on. AJ Styles walked down to the ring with a new jacket. Styles said that he should replace Reigns at Battleground. Styles brought up that he beat John Cena at MITB. Ambrose said that he is pretty sure Reigns is still in the match. Styles said thatâ€™s fine and wants it to be changed to a fatal four-way match. Ambrose said he didn’t care. John Cena walked down to the ring and asked if Ambrose would fight the franchise. Cena brought up that he has been WWE Champion 15 times. Cena wants the match to be a fatal five-way match. Stephanie McMahon walked out. Stephanie said that Reignsâ€™ suspension is an embarrassment but Ambrose being champion is as worse as his suspension. Stephanie said that Shane is not here tonight again. Stephanie books Rollins against Cena and Ambrose vs. Styles tonight. If Cena and Styles win their matches, then they will be added to the main event of Battleground.