Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Chris Jericho, Roman Reigns and Kevin Owens vs. AJ Styles, Dean Ambrose, Shane McMahon, Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton (with mascot James Ellsworth)
Owens and Styles began the bout for their respective teams.
Infighting distracted Team Raw early. They moved past that as Reigns, Rollins and Jericho took turns beating on McMahon.
Chaos broke out as everyone battled in and out of the ring.
Ambrose and Styles brawled with each other as McMahon tried to keep the peace. It didn't work. Strowman took advantage, ousting Ambrose.
The powerhouse then demolished Team SmackDown. It took Orton, Wyatt, McMahon and Ellsworth all working together to eliminate Strowman.
Owens got himself disqualified after using the List of Jericho as a weapon. That distracted Jericho, opening the door for an Orton RKO and Y2J's exit.
Reigns blasted McMahon with a spear, leaving him seemingly legitimately injured.
Ambrose returned to attack Styles. Security tried to take him to the back, but Reigns and Rollins aided him in sending The Phenomenal One through a table.
Luke Harper emerged to help Team SmackDown. Orton pinned Rollins after an RKO. On his own, Reigns was unable to fend off The Wyatt Family.
Team SmackDown wins. Orton and Wyatt survive.
Memorable Moments and Quotes
- "We're watching a hockey fight!"—Graves on Styles vs. Owens.
- "You owe me $15,000!"—Jericho to Ambrose.
- Owens flips from the top rope onto Team SmackDown.
- Strowman hurls Styles out of the ring.
- McMahon hits a diving elbow onto Strowman through a table.
- Strowman throws Ellsworth off the entrance ramp.
- Owens attacks Styles with The List of Jericho.
- Reigns hits McMahon out of the with a spear.
Given more space and more time than the other two elimination matches, this bout was a chaotic, dramatic work of art. It harnessed the Survivor Series match format by creating moment after moment.
Strowman flexed his muscles. The Shield reunited for a moment. Reigns swatted McMahon out of the sky.
The match set up a potential Jericho-Owens rivalry and added fire to the flames between Ambrose and Styles.
And it was refreshing to see WWE commit to The Wyatt Family. Wyatt's crew came out with armfuls of momentum, looking like the fearsome predators they should be.