Results of Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura at WWE Payback 2023 PLE

Seth Rollins (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the RAW world heavyweight title took place at the WWE Payback 2023 PLE. Here are the highlights…

* A comic book vignette narrated by Nakamura was shown before his entrance. The Great Muta was shown at ringside during the introductions.

* The two had a feeling out process in the early moments as the crowd did dueling chants. Nakamura was sent to the outside and Rollins delivered a suicide dive. Back in the ring, Rollins went for a pedigree but Nakamura countered with a back body drop. The two went to the outside and Rollins was slammed back-first onto the announce table.

* Nakamura targeted the back of Rollins but wasn’t able to score a pinfall victory. Rollins gave Nakamura a hurricanrana out of the corner but was still hurting. Rollins managed to hit a frogsplash but Nakamura kicked out.

* Nakamura regained the upper and and applied an armbar submission but Rollins was able to counter with a sit-out powerbomb. Rollins hit a pedigree followed by a stomp to score the pinfall victory.