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On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (July 24, 2016) – Battleground 2016

Roman Reigns FCW & WWE Champion

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on July 24, 2016, WWE Battleground 2016 took place at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Roman Reigns returned to WWE programming from his suspension on this PPV and was a part of the long awaited Triple Threat match between the former Shield members.

Below are the results:

Kickoff Show: Breezango def. The Usos

– Sasha Banks & Bayley def. Charlotte Flair & Dana Brooke

– The Wyatt Family (Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan, and Braun Strowman) defeated The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods)

United States Championship Match: Rusev (c) def. Zack Ryder to retain the Title.

– Sami Zayn def. Kevin Owens

– Natalya def. Becky Lynch

Intercontinental Championship Match: The Miz (c) vs. Darren Young ended in a Double DQ.

– John Cena, Enzo Amore and Big Cass def. The Club (AJ Styles, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson)

Triple Threat Match For The WWE Championship: Dean Ambrose (c) def. Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins to retain the Title.

Below are the highlights from the show:

        
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