But one three way match was particularly intriguing as three men that would grow to know each other well were thrown together in a battle despite having limited history with one another.
Seth Rollins was one of those men. Dean Ambrose was another. The third was Roman Leakee, who had recently dropped his first name, but would gain it back when he took the new last name Reigns on his WWE debut.
Before there was The Shield, check out three growing stars in action below.