After the opening video, Scott Stanford plugs the main event, Ezekiel Jackson vs Jinder Mahal, which will be later tonight. The WWE Tag Team Champions, Air Boom make their way out for the first contest of the night to a decent pop. Evan Bourne will be participating in this match with Kofi backing him. Scott Stanford and Josh Matthews are our announcers for this portion of the show. Epico makes his way out next accompanied by his cousin, Primo and Rosa Mendes.
Evan Bourne (with Kofi Kingston) vs Epico (with Primo and Rosa Mendes)
They lock up and Epico hits a quick Arm Drag to start. They lock up again and this time Bourne starts working over the arm, then sweeps the legs of Epico before grounding him, though Epico quickly gets back up and hits a Snapmare followed by a Dropkick to the back of the head. Epico goes for another Snapmare, but Bourne somehow lands on his feet and sticks a Sunset Flip for a two count. Both men back to their feet, and Bourne hits a Hurricanrana followed by a Dropkick, sending Epico outside the ring. Primo checks on his partner, but Bourne comes running and hits a Baseball Slide on Epico, which back Primo up. Bourne then goes outside after him and rolls him back into the ring. Bourne hits a Bulldog for a two count as Rosa yells something in Spanish. Bourne gets caught running in the corner and Epico hits a weird Hotshot where Bourne hits his leg on the ropes instead of his throat for a two count. Epico sends Bourne into the corner then hits a Double Arm Suplex for a two count. Epico then hits some strikes to the back of Bourne, then goes for a Suplex, but Bourne fights out and runs to the ropes, but he gets caught with a Tilt-a-whirl Backbreaker, and then hits a sliding Dropkick, knocking Bourne out of the ring. We go to commercial.
Back from the break, Epico is pounding on Bourne's head. He taunts which gets some heat from the crowd. Bourne starts fighting out with some kicks to the leg, but Epico ducks a punch and hits a Back Suplex. He goes for a second, but Bourne reverses into a Body Press for a two count. Epico comes back quickly with a German Suplex for a two count. Epic starts choking Bourne with the middle rope and lifts him up and locks in a Gory Special, shades of the Eddie's father, Gory Guerrero. Bourne flips him over and gets a two count in a Sunset Flip pin. Bourne then hits a kick to the leg, then a Dropkick to the chest. Primo misses a running corner strike and gets met with some more leg kicks followed by a high knee, and Bourne goes up top and hits two Diving Knees to the chest of Epico for a two count. Rosa gets up on the apron and distracts Bourne. Epico rolls him up for a two count, and then Bourne flips over for a two count. Bourne then reverses another Tilt-a-whirl Backbreaker and hits a kick to the head. Epico is out cold as Bourne goes up top. Primo distracts him on the apron, but Kofi comes after Primo and takes him out. Epico gets met with a Head Kick from Bourne from the apron. Bourne then goes up top and hits Air Bourne for the three count.
Winner: Evan Bourne
The WWE Tag Team Champions celebrate in the ring as the three heels look on from outside the ring in anger. We see the highlights of the match, including Air Bourne in slow motion. The announcers plug our main event as we go to commercial.
Mason Ryan makes his way out to the ring as we come back. Didn't hear much of a crowd reaction, but his song is a little louder than most. JTG is out next and he gets some heat.
Mason Ryan vs JTG
They lock up and the announcers note that Tamina is not in JTG's corner. Ryan pushes him into the corner to start and we get a clean break. JTG goes to the ropes and Ryan hits a Shoulder Block, but JTG reverses a Back Body Drop with a shot to the face. Ryan catches him on the rebound and hits a Fallaway Slam, and then a Corner Clothesline. Ryan hits a few Shoulder Thrusts in the corner, but gets caught by JTG who hits a Missile Dropkick for a two count. JTG locks on a Reverse Chinlock, but Ryan stands up with JTG on his back and slams him in the corner, but gets caught by an elbow, and then an ugly Chop Block for a two count. JTG then tries to ground Ryan again, but it doesn't work, though JTG once again takes out his left leg, and the big man goes down once more. JTG with a Front Facelock as Ryan gets to his feet. Ryan reverses and Irish Whip and hits a Back Body Drop followed by a few Clotheslines, then a Running Big Boot. Ryan then measures JTG and hits a Full Nelson Slam for the three count.
Winner: Mason Ryan
Ryan celebrates on the turnbuckle as we replay the ending moments of the match. The announcers put over Mason Ryan as a beast, and then plug the main event once more.
Back from the break, Yoshi Tatsu makes his way out to a decent pop. Matt Striker takes Stanford's place at the announce table now. Tyson Kidd comes out next to some good heat. This match should be good, since they've had some great ones on NXT before.
Yoshi Tatsu vs Tyson Kidd
They lock up and Yoshi quickly locks in a Side Headlock, then hits a Shoulder Block, ducks a clothesline, sends Kidd to the ropes, leapfrogs him, then hits a throat chop. Wow. Tatsu then Clotheslines him outside, and then goes for a Suicide Dive, but Tyson hits a kick to the head, sending him back in the ring. Tyson then hits some strikes on the grounded Tatsu , but gets him back to the feet and starts striking him in the corner before the ref makes him back up. Kidd with the Irish Whip and then a back elbow for a two count, and then Kidd quickly locks in a Grounded Dragon Sleeper. Yoshi gets to his feet somehow and reverses it into a standing Dragon Sleeper. He goes for a Reverse Suplex from that position, but Kidd lands on his feet. Tatsu doesn't care, he takes Kidd down by his legs anyway, and Slingshots him into the corner, with Kidd hitting his head on the top turnbuckle. Both up at the same time and Tatsu hits some Knife-edge chops, then some kicks, followed by a Corner Big Boot, and then a running kick to a kneeled Kidd for a two count. We replay that move as Yoshi goes up top. He goes for his Diving Spinning Wheel Kick, but Kidd moves out of the ring and Yoshi lands hard. Kidd then goes for a Spingboard Moonsault from the apron, but Yoshi moves, then hits a Roundhouse Kick for the three count to end this great match.
Winner: Yoshi Tatsu
Tatsu celebrates in the ring as Tyson rolls out and stumbles up the ramp. We replay the final moments. They plug the main event again and we go to the commercial.
Back from the break, the announcers put over Smackdown tomorrow, then lead us into the Raw Rebound. It just shows highlights from the 6-man tag team match, and then what followed after it, nothing about Jericho.
Ezekiel Jackson comes out next to a good pop after the Raw Rebound finishes up. He still has his hair grown out like it has been the last few times we've seen him. We go to commercial before Zeke finishes his entrance.
Back from the break, Jinder Mahal comes out next wearing a weird robe and turban to some heat. Striker gives us some good insight on commentary that may or may not be true, but it's fun to believe it is. He says the color of the turban is symbolic to what part of the caste system you are in India.
Ezekiel Jackson vs Jinder Mahal
The crowd chants USA before the match starts. Not the smartest chant since Zeke is from South America. They lock up and Zeke backs him up in the corner, and we get a clean break. They lock up again and Mahal takes control of Zeke's back, but Zeke gets out of it and hits some Forearm Clubs to the back. He then hits a Back Elbow on the rebound, followed by a Biel Throw for a two count. Zeke fights back as Zeke picks him up, but gets caught with a Shoulder Block, then some more elbows and back clubs. Zeke goes for a Vertical Suplex, and he hits it for another two count. Zeke fights back from the ground with kicks, but he gets caught when he gets to his feet and Zeke slams him down. After a clean break by Zeke, Mahal hits two Neckbreakers for a two count. Jinder then starts choking Zeke using the middle rope, then crops a knee before he starts choking him again. More USA chants from the crowd, guess they don't like both men. Mahal with a Side Russian Legsweep for another two count, and he then locks in a Quarter Nelson. Zeke fights to his feet, but Mahal hits some vicious knees to slam him back down. Mahal locks in a Rear Chinlock, continuing his attack on Zeke's necks. Crowd needs some diversity as the USA chants start up for the third time. Zeke fights to his feet, but Jinder jumps on his back. Zeke then slams him into the turnbuckle to break the hold. He sends Mahal to the corner and hits a Corner Clothesline, followed by another, then some body shots before the referee breaks it up. Jackson then hits a third Corner Clothesline, and then a Scoop Slam, a second. Striker names some heavyweight boxers because they were talking about successful heavyweight fighters, and Matthews asks him if he can name some from today's boxing. Striker says he can't because Boxing is terrible now, heh, funny. Zeke then goes for the Torture Rack, but Mahal fights out and slams him Shoulder first into the ring post. Mahal hits a running knee before locking in Camel Clutch, which Striker calls the Punjabi Clutch. Jackson taps out after about 12 seconds.
Winner: Jinder Mahal
After the match, we see highlights with Zeke dominating, then Mahal turning it around in the end. Mahal has a smile on his face and does his taunt as Superstars fades to black.
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