Sheamus is furious, so he hits Swagger with a bicycle kick on his way out. Orton crawls over and pins Swagger for three.
Jack Swagger has been eliminated
Rhodes charges Orton in the corner, laying in with boot after boot. Rhodes mocks Orton, doing his signature pose. Rhodes sends Orton into the corner but Orton comes out with a big clothesline. Orton attacks the heel corner before hitting Rhodes with a big powerslam. Orton takes Rhodes out to the apron and brings him back into the ring with the suspension DDT. Orton gets himself amped up, but he's distracted by Wade. When Orton turns around Hunico comes at him with a springboard move, but Orton connects with the RKO, and he's pinned for three.
Hunico has been eliminated
Barrett comes in to attack, but Orton hits him with his signature backbreaker. Orton goes for the RKO, but he's distracted by Rhodes. This allows Barrett to hit Orton with the wasteland for the three count, and the win.
Orton has been eliminated, Team Barrett wins
Survivors: Wade Barrett and Cody Rhodes
Alberto Del Rio is backstage with the Bella twins. He talks about taking them out to a Mexican restaurant, but he's interrupted by Johnny Ace, who doesn't know if Del Rio is taking tonight's match seriously. Del Rio asks if he watched Raw? Del Rio says tonight will be the first of many WWE Title defenses in Madison Square Garden. He asks if Ace has forgotten who he's talking to. He says he won't lose his belt to someone who should be sleeping on the subway. When Del Rio walks off, Ace hops on his phone to begin texting. Cole starts to say something, but he's cut off as we go to a promo for WWE's anti-bullying campaign.
We get formal ring introductions for both men, and we're ready to kick things off.
We get a lock up and Show pushes Henry down to the mat right off the bat. Another lock up, and this time Henry shoves Show away, though he doesn't fall to the mat. A third lock up and Show shoves Henry down to the mat. Henry bails to the outside.
Henry slowly makes his way back into the ring. Henry ducks the lock up and goes behind Show this time, but Show reverses and takes Henry down with a waist lock takedown. Show hits Henry with an arm drag (!), and this sends Henry bailing to the outside again.
Again, Henry slowly makes his way back into the ring, and Show attacks him immediately. Show hits Henry with kicks and punches and Henry is upset, arguing with the ref that he shouldn't be attacked while he's in the ropes. Back in the middle of the ring Show hits Henry with a couple of right hands, but Henry sends Show into the ropes and hits him with a huge chop block to the knee. Henry picks Show up by his leg and slams his knee down to the canvas.
Henry hits Show with an elbow drop to the knee and wrenches away at it, trying to wear Show down and force him to submit. Henry hits Show with another big elbow drop to the knee and continues to wrench away.
Show is able to break the hold, and when he gets up to his feet he's put right back down with a big clothesline from Henry. The crowd is chanting boring. Show is able to surprise Henry with a right hand and a DDT. Show goes for the pin, but he's only able to get a two count. Show hits Henry with a head butt. The crowd is now chanting for Daniel Bryan. Show hits Henry with a couple of big clotheslines, a back splash in the corner, and a shoulder block to put him to the mat.
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