Every Seth Rollins Vs. Dean Ambrose Match, Ranked From Worst To Best

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Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose were allies turned bitter enemies. Let’s take a look back at all the times Rollins faced Ambrose in a singles match!

Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose’s feud is one of the all-time great rivalries between former stablemates. How do their 14 matches on the main roster in WWE stack up when ranked from worst to best?

At Survivor Series 2012, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose made their WWE debut alongside Roman Reigns. However, Rollins betrayed Ambrose and Reigns in June 2014. Since then, Rollins and Ambrose would collide in a series of high-profile matches. Moreover, they clashed in a plethora of gimmick matches with the former Shield members bringing out the best in each other.

Rollins and Ambrose clinched the Raw Tag Team Championship twice during their run together. However, they battled a remarkable 14 times in singles matches between 2015-2019. Ambrose is currently in AEW as Jon Moxley, and it remains to be seen if these two will lock horns again.

Money In The Bank 2016

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Money in the Bank 2016 was a special night for Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Dean Ambrose. All three members held the WWE Championship on the same night in a space of 10 minutes. The Architect defeated Reigns to become a two-time WWE Champion in an outstanding main event.

Rollins is no stranger to Money in the Bank cash-ins as he won his first WWE Title by cashing in. The Lunatic Fringe won the Money in the Bank earlier on in the night. He snuck up behind Rollins, and he hit him with the Money in the Bank briefcase. Within a blink of an eye, Ambrose planted Rollins with Dirty Deeds and he captured the WWE Championship for the first time in his career.

SmackDown (4/30/15)
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Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose collided on the April 30, 2015, edition of SmackDown. It was the first time they had clashed with Rollins as the reigning WWE Champion. It wasn’t a match of high quality with J&J Security assaulting Ambrose when the referee was distracted by Rollins.

The Lunatic Fringe responded with a suicide dive to Kane on the outside, who was keeping a closer look at proceedings. The WWE Champion executed the Buckle Bomb onto Ambrose. Nevertheless, Rollins rammed Ambrose into the steel steps, and he continued his momentum from WrestleMania with another victory.

Raw (1/28/19)
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24 hours removed from winning the 2019 Royal Rumble match, Seth Rollins was back in action on Raw against Dean Ambrose. It was the final one-on-one singles match between the two former WWE Champions. The bitter enemies collided on the outside for the early part of the match.

Rollins was in cruise control, and he upped the tempo. There were some decent exchanges between the pair. Rollins connected with the Buckle Bomb and a superkick. His patented Stomp was enough to keep Ambrose down. The victory was significant as it was Rollins’ first triumph over Ambrose in almost four years.

SmackDown (9/24/15)
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Seth Rollins was reeling from dropping the United States Championship to John Cena at Night of Champions 2015. However, he was still the WWE Champion. A few days later, Rollins and Ambrose locked horns once again. They main evented SmackDown, and it was a decent match.

Rollins was going for the Pedigree, and he reversed Ambrose’s Dirty Deeds. However, Kane’s pyro and the arena lighting went red, which caught Rollins off-guard. Ambrose prevailed with a roll-up, all thanks to those distractions with Corporate Kane laughing.

SmackDown (6/25/15)
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Their main event on the June 25, 2015, episode of SmackDown was another grudge match between the pair. Rollins worked on Ambrose’s leg throughout the contest. Again, the match wasn’t anything spectacular, but it was watchable.

Ambrose superbly countered Rollins’ Buckle Bomb with a Hurricanrana over the top rope. Ambrose continued his attack on The Authority, and he launched himself onto them. Nevertheless, Rollins prevailed with the Pedigree after Ambrose attempted to execute the Dirty Deeds on Joey Mercury.

TLC 2018
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At TLC 2018, Seth Rollins defended the Intercontinental Championship against Dean Ambrose. Ambrose was in the closing stages of his WWE career before he departed in early 2019. The Intercontinental Championship was an afterthought in their feud with the pair wanting to inflict punishment on the other.

Their Intercontinental Title match went on far too long than it needed to as they endured 23 minutes. Nonetheless, there were some decent spots. Ultimately, Ambrose escaped with his third Intercontinental Title reign with Dirty Deeds.

Raw (1/7/19)
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Dean Ambrose’s Intercontinental Championship was up for grabs in a Falls Count Anywhere match on the January 7, 2019, edition of Raw. Seth Rollins wasted no time by assaulting Ambrose when he made his way to the ring. They utilized their surroundings by colliding in the crowd and into the backstage area.

Rollins put Ambrose through the announce table with a scoop slam. Moreover, The Architect was closing in on another Intercontinental Title reign but Bobby Lashley interfered. Lashley laid out Rollins, and Ambrose took advantage, and he kept the Intercontinental Championship in his possession.

SmackDown (7/19/16)

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Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins were the first draft pick for Raw and SmackDown in the 2016 draft lottery. The Architect had a lot of pressure as he was looking to bring the WWE Championship to Raw. Rollins was the aggressor in the early exchanges of the match.

The pace of the match was fast. Rollins missed the frog splash, but he connected with a suplex from the top rope. Ambrose recovered, and he finished off Rollins with Dirty Deeds to retain the WWE Championship.

Raw (5/4/15)
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Dean Ambrose would be added to the WWE Championship match at Payback 2015 if he could beat Seth Rollins on the May 4, 2015, edition of Raw. The reversals between Rollins and Ambrose were superb, but Rollins kicked Ambrose flush in the face.

The Architect executed the Buckle Bomb on Ambrose onto the barricade. Ambrose responded with a thunderous clothesline and Rollins landed on his head. J&J Security interfered, and it backfired as Ambrose defeated Rollins with a roll-up.

Elimination Chamber 2015
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At Elimination Chamber 2015, Seth Rollins put the WWE Championship on the line, with Dean Ambrose looking to end Rollins’ WWE Title reign. It wasn’t an instant classic by any stretch, but they produced another entertaining battle.

Rollins and Ambrose’s chemistry together was great, and fans desperately wanted Ambrose to prevail. Ultimately, The Lunatic Fringe thought that he had won the title, but the dubious decision was reversed with Ambrose winning by disqualification, which meant that Rollins would remain as WWE Champion.

SummerSlam 2014

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Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins had their first encounter on the main roster since The Shield parted ways at SummerSlam 2014 in a Lumberjack match. They hit a home run in a magnificent match, and despite having lumberjacks, it didn’t hamper the quality of the bout.

They battled around the arena, and Rollins had enough of Ambrose as he attempted to retreat. Ambrose gave it his all but Rollins’ Money in the Bank contract assisted Rollins in gaining a huge win over Ambrose.

Hell In A Cell 2014

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The intensity in Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose’s feud turned up a notch in their Hell in a Cell match. They headlined the Hell in a Cell card in one of the best Hell in a Cell matches in WWE history. Ambrose and Rollins scaled the cell, and on their way back down, they crashed and burned onto the announce tables below them in a crazy spot.

Rollins and Ambrose had a spectacular match with the ending, the only questionable spot about the match. Bray Wyatt intervened, and he laid out Ambrose. The Architect wasn’t complaining one bit, and he secured another high-profile win over Ambrose.

Money In The Bank 2015

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After the clunky finish at Elimination Chamber, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose were always going to have another marquee match, and they did at Money in the Bank 2015. They headlined the show in a ladder match. Rollins and Ambrose had a war of attrition in a fantastic ladder match with both men showing their mettle.

There were some brutal spots, and they battled for over 30 minutes. Rollins and Ambrose both were looking to unhook the WWE Title at the top of the ladder. However, the title belt dropped, and The Architect managed to retrieve the title before Ambrose to retain the WWE Championship.

Raw (8/18/14)

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24 hours removed from their SummerSlam encounter, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose once again hit a home run in a Falls Count Anywhere match. There was violence, and they battled into the crowd. Rollins executed a sit-out powerbomb onto Ambrose onto several chairs.

Ambrose responded with a suplex through the table from the top rope. Their clash was breathtaking, and Kane got involved in the match. The Devil’s Favorite Demon held Ambrose’s head down on a cinder block, and Rollins executed the Curb Stomp to win another match over Ambrose.


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