Payback 2015


Payback 2015

Date: May 17 2015 Attendance: 10,000 Venue: Royal Farms Arena City: Baltimore, Maryland

Theme Song: “Friction” by Imagine Dragons | Sponsor: Mountain Dew Kickstart

The third edition of the Payback event aired on 17/05/2015 from the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. There were nine matches contested on the card, with two on the pre-show and three championships on the line. The main event featured a Fatal-4-Way contest for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, with Seth Rollins defending the championship against Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Randy Orton. The event was aired live across various pay-per-view channels across the globe including a live stream on the WWE Network.

Pre-Show Contest: Singles Match

R-Truth defeated Stardust

Time: 06:50

Pre-Show Contest: Tag Team Match

The Ascension (Konnor and Viktor) defeated The Mega Powers (Curtis Axel and Macho Mandow)

Time: 02:50

Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler

Time: 12:20

Two-out-of-Three Falls Match for the WWE Tag Team Championsip

The New Day (Big E. and Kofi Kingston) (c) (w/ Xavier Woods) defeated Tyson Kidd and Cesaro (w/ Natalya) to retain the championship

Time: 12:40

Bray Wyatt defeated Ryback

Time: 10:54

I Quit match for the WWE United States Championship

John Cena (c) defeated Rusev (w/ Lana) to retain the championship

Time: 27:58

Naomi and Tamina defeated The Bella Twins (Brie and Nikki Bella)

Time: 06:13

Neville defeated King Barrett

Time: 07:22

Fatal-4-Way Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship

Seth Rollins (c) defeated Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Randy Orton to retain the championship

Time: 20:52

(NB: Had Seth Rollins lost, Kane would have being fired as WWE Director of Operations)

Other Payback 2015 On-Screen Talent

Event Commentators

Michael Cole, Jerry “The King” Lawler and John “Bradshaw” Layfield

Spanish Commentators

Marcelo Rodriguez and Carlos Cabrera

Pre-Show Panel

Renee Young, Booker T, Corey Graves and Byron Saxton


Eden and Tom Phillips

Ring Announcers

JoJo and Eden


Jason Ayers, Rudy Charles, Darrick Moore and John Cone

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Royal Rumble– | –Fastlane– | –WrestleMania XXXI– | –Extreme Rules– | –Payback– | –Elimination Chamber– | –Money in the Bank– | –Battleground– | –SummerSlam– | –Night of Champions– | –Hell in a Cell– | –Survivor Series– | –TLC

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Extreme Rules


Current Elimination Chamber



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