The Bloodline, led by Roman Reigns, takes on The Brawling Brutes, Drew McIntyre and Kevin Owens in a WarGames match at WWE Survivor Series 2022 event.
The Brawling Brutes began their feud with the Usos, Solo Sikoa, and Sami Zayn in mid-October. Butch and Ridge Holland lost the tag team title match against the Usos. The Bloodline then launched a vicious attack on Sheamus and sidelined him for a few weeks.
The Celtic Warrior returned on the November 11 episode of SmackDown and got instantly involved in a brawl with the Bloodline which includes the Tribal Chief Roman Reigns as well. Drew McIntyre also joined the brawl to even the odds for the Brawling Brutes. The following week, it was confirmed that these two teams would participate in a WarGames match. The same night, Kevin Owens also made his return from the injury and revealed himself as the fifth member of Sheamus’ team.
On the Survivor Series go-home edition of SmackDown, Sheamus and Drew Mcintyre defeated the undisputed WWE tag-team champions The Usos to win the WarGames match advantage for their team. Will this man advantage amount to much as these two side clash at Survivor Series?
It’s time for the Men’s WarGames match. Kevin Owens is the first one to make his entrance followed by Drew McIntyre and the Brawling Brutes. Butch will start things off for his team. The Bloodline finally makes their entrance as the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns leads the way. Roman sends his right-hand man Jey Uso to kick off things for the Bloodline.
Jey and Butch are in different rings and get into a heated argument. Butch invites Jey to his ring, but Jey taunts him before entering. Butch attacks Jey as soon as he enters and takes down Jey. He then starts his joint manipulation and stomps on Jey’s fingers. Butch then uses the cage to twist Jey’s fingers before using the ropes to do the same. Jey Uso finally fights back and sends Butch to the cage. Jey then lifts up Butch and hits him with the neck breaker. Jey starts working on the left arm of Butch to damage him more before he gets into the handicapped position. Jey Uso drives Butch to the cage again. However, Butch catches Jey’s fingers again, and tries to break them. Butch tries to lock the modified kimura lock but Jey drops him.
Ridge Holland enters the match and attacks Jey. The latter fights back and hits several strikes before Holland hits him with the power slam. Jey is in the corner and then Holland hits him with several splashes before Butch gets back on his feets. Butch and Holland use a double-team combo attack on Jey. Now, Butch starts working on Jey’s hand again. The Brutes are targeting the arms of the right-hand man of Roman.
The cage opens and Jimmy was about to enter the ring, but Roman stops him and tells Sami to go instead. The Honorary Uce enters the ring as the Brutes wait for him. Jey attacks Butch from behind Sami targets Holland as soon as he enters the ring. He hits Holland with several stomps in the middle of the rings. Sami Zayn and Jey works together but when Sami pats his back, Jeyb fends off his hands. Meanwhile, Butch climbs the cage and hits them with the moonsault. Ridge Holland picks up both of them to hit the slam. Jey was standing close to the rope and Holland goes for the splash, but Sami pulls him out of the way.
The Scottish Warrior Drew McIntyre enters the match. Sami and Jey attack him at the same time, but they fail to save themselves from the wrath of McIntyre. The latter keeps sending both of them into the cage. He tossed Sami Zayn across the ring before hitting Jey with the spine buster. McIntyre puts Jey on the top rope and he is also climbing when Zayn attacks him. Holland drives Zayn to the cage and Butch joins McIntyre and Jey. McIntyre lifts himself up and throws Jey Uso. McIntyre hits Sami with the future shock DDT.
Jimmy Uso finally enters the match and brings three tables along with him. The Usos reunited and starts attacking everyone. However, Jey Uso still don’t trust Sami Zayn. The latter sets up a table in the corner. Sami and Jey are trying to put Drew through the table but the latter countered it with a glasgow kiss.
Kevin Owens enters the match and sends chairs inside the ring. He slams the Bloodline with the chair before hitting a DDT to Jimmy on top of the chair. He then hits Jey with the cannonball followed by a Swanton bomb. Owens and Zayn come face to face but Holland attacks Sami. Soon, Sami also eats a vertical suplex from Drew McIntyre. The Brutes, Owens, and McIntyre are in complete control as Kevin Owens slams Jimmy Uso through the table.
Solo Sikoa enters the match and gets things in control for the Bloodline. He attacks everyone before facing off against Kevin in the middle of the two rings. After trading some strikes Owens sends him to the cage and then hits him with two superkicks. Owens tries to hit a powerbomb on the steel, but Sikoa counters it with a backdrop. Solo Sikoa faces off with Drew McIntyre and traded kicks before McIntyre takes Sikoa down with the flying headbutt.
Sheamus finally enters the ring but Sami closes the gate. Sheamus force his way into the ring by slamming the door in Sami’s face. The Celtic Warrior clears out both the ring as he attacks the entire Bloodline. Jimmy tries to fight back but Sheamus sends him to the cage. The Brawling Brutes hit the Usos and Sami Zayn with a splash to the cage. The Brutes dominate the match as Sheamus climbs up the second rope with Sikoa on his shoulder and hits White Noise.
Roman Reigns enters the match and the WarGames officially begins. After entering the ring he helps Jey in getting back on his feet. The Bloodline and The Brutes have a stare-off as they are standing in different rings. The Brutes come running but Roman Reigns attacks everyone. He then hits Sheamus with the Superman Punch. He tries to hit the spear but Sheamus counters it with a kick. Sheamus tries to hit the ten-beats but then everyone got involved. Soon, the Brutes get into a position to hit the same move to every member of the Bloodline.
Roman Reigns struggle to get back on his feet but he faces Sheamus, McIntyre, and Owens. Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick to Solo Sikoa before Roman hits him with the spear. Roman covers but Bucth breaks the pinfall. Sami attacks Butch, soon Jey tries to hit Butch with the superkick but Butch dodges it and Sami eats it instead. The Usos hit the 1-D from the top rope to Butch and covers but Holland saves the match. Roman spears Holland through the table. McIntyre wants to put Roman through the table but Sikoa put him through it instead. Owens hits a stunner to Sikop before facing off against Roman. There was some back and forth before Roman hits Owens with a superman punch. Reigns goes for the spear but Owens counters it with a superkick followed by a stunner.
Owens covers for Reigns but Sami Zayn prevents the official from counting three. Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens come face to face, Jimmy tries to hit Owens with a superkick but Owens blocks it, and Zayn hits him with a low blow. Owens is on the corner and Zayn hits with the Helluva kick. Jey Uso hits Kevin Owens with the splash from the top rope to get the pinfall.
Sami Zayn showed where his loyalty resides and hence The Bloodline defeated The Brawling Brutes in a WarGames match. After the match, Roman Reigns hugged Sami Zayn, and he wins the approval of Jey Uso as well.