- WWE Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes is out next, followed by WWE United States Champion Santino Marella. The champions will be watching this one from ringside.
People Power Battle Royal: The Great Khali, The Miz, JTG, Ezekiel Jackson, Curt Hawkins, Tyler Reks, Michael McGillicutty, Yoshi Tatsu, Tyson Kidd, Jimmy Uso, Jey Uso, Jinder Mahal, Drew McIntyre, Heath Slater, Darren Young, Titus O'Neil, Alex Riley, David Otunga, William Regal, Christian
Everyone does their entrances and here we go. William Regal gets the biggest pop and a chant from the crowd. It looks like we're about to start when Christian's music hits and out he comes as a surprise.
WWE's 2012 Over the Limit pay-per-view kicks off with the battle royal beginning. Things start crazy and we get a few early eliminations. Young and O'Neil eliminate The Great Khali and go to work on Regal. Regal goes to work on Riley. Titus misses a big boot and gets kicked out by one of the Usos.
Young tangles with the other Uso and Uso gets eliminated. Christian and Regal go at it while Miz and Young do. Riley and Kidd work on Otunga in the corner and that's it. Christian eliminates William Regal and gets boo'd. Young gets eliminated by Riley. Miz and Riley go at it now. Miz dumps him to the apron and they fight. Riley climbs the ropes and Miz eliminates him with a knee to the face. Otunga and Christian go at it while Miz and Kidd trade shots. Otunga gets into it with Kidd. Kidd springboards in and takes out Miz and Otunga at once. Miz eliminates Kidd after some close spots on the apron. It's down to Miz, Otunga and Christian.
Miz and Otunga team up to beat Christian down. The double team continues but he fights them off from eliminating him. Miz charges in the corner but Christian moves. Christian with rights to Otunga but Otunga scoops him. Christian blocks it and eliminates Otunga. Miz comes from behind and tries to eliminate Christian but he holds on and fights back in. Christian blocks the Skull Crushing Finale and goes for Killswitch. Miz blocks it and tries to eliminate him. Christian hangs on and they fight on the apron. Christian with kicks to the head. Christian spears Miz on the apron and he falls to the floor to end the match.
- After the match, Christian gestures to Santino Marella and it appears he's going for the United States Title later on tonight. Christian poses in the corner as we go to the announcers.
- We get a video package for John Laurinaitis and his People Power.
- We finally get the Over the Limit opening video and the pyro going off inside the arena. Michael Cole confirms Marella vs. Christian for later.
WWE Tag Team Title Match: Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger vs. R-Truth and Kofi Kingston
We go to the ring and out comes Vickie Guerrero. She says hello to the Board of Directors. She says she's on the list of people to take over if Laurinaitis gets terminated. She introduces who she calls the next tag team champions - Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger. Out next comes the WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston and R-Truth.
Kofi starts things off with Swagger and they lock up. Swagger slams Kofi to the mat and they go back and forth with holds. Swagger looks to take control but Kofi knocks him to the mat for a 2 count. Truth comes in for a bit of double team. Truth drops down and does the big leg drop for another pin attempt. Truth works on the arm now. Swagger breaks free and in comes Ziggler. Truth rocks Ziggler with right hands and tags back in Kofi. Kofi comes flying off the top and takes out Dolph for a 2 count.
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