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WWE Clash At The Castle: Sami Zayn vs. Chad Gable Result

Sami Zayn is still your Intercontinental Champion following WWE Clash at the Castle.

The finish of the match saw Otis walk out on Chad Gable, carrying an injured Maxxine Dupri to the back. This distraction led to Sami Zayn hitting the Helluva Kick on Gable to score the pinfall victory and retain his championship.

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Check out a recap of the match, courtesy of our live coverage page:

Intercontinental Championship Match: Sami Zayn (c) vs. Chad Gable w/Otis and Maxxine Dupri

Zayn and Gable trade headlocks and takedowns. Zayn sends Gable flying with a series of hip tosses. Gable puts on the brakes and almost locks in the Ankle Lock. Zayn gets to the ropes immediately. Zayn sends Gable over the top. Gable moves as Zayn sets up a dive. Zayn backflips off the ropes back into the ring. Gable tells Otis and Maxxine to remember what he said. Zayn rolls out of the ring and tells Otis he’s better than this. Zayn rolls back into the ring.

Gable and Zayn trade slaps. Gable rolls Zayn into the Ankle Lock. Zayn gets to the ropes. Gable kicks Zayn’s arm and refocuses his attack on Zayn’s now injured appendage. Zayn fires up and lands a flurry of chops and strikes. Zayn leapfrogs over Gable and clotheslines him over the top. Gable gets to his feet as Zayn lands an Arabian press. Zayn sends Gable back into the ring and tries a dive off the top. Gable meets Zayn in midair with a dropkick. Zayn kicks out.

Gable hits the ropes and runs into a one-armed Michinoku Driver for a near fall. Zayn tries the blue thunder bomb. Gable reverses it and hits a powerbomb. Diving headbutt by Gable. Zayn kicks out. Zayn lands a series of German suplexes. Gable tries to counter. After trading counters, Zayn destroys Gable with a half-nelson suplex. Gable kicks out.

The closing moments…

Chad traps Zayn in the crossface. Zayn reverses it into a crossface of his own. Gable reverses that into an Ankle Lock. Zayn turns it into a pin. Gable kicks out. Chad lays Zayn on the second rope. Gable tells Maxxine to hit Zayn with the title. Maxxine doesn’t want to do it.

Maxxine hops up on the apron. Zayn tries to sneak in a Helluva Kick, but Gable dodges. Zayn manages to avoid hitting Maxxine. Gable hits the Chaos Theory. Zayn kicks out and rolls out of the ring. Gable traps Zayn in an Ankle Lock. Zayn rolls out of it, sending Gable into Maxxine. Gable yells at Otis to attack Zayn. Otis picks up Maxxine and walks her to the back. Gable yells at Otis. Zayn lands a Hellevua Kick for the win.

Winner and STILL Intercontinental Champion, Sami Zayn!

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