- Eve Torres is backstage with United States Champion Santino Marella and Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes. Santino says he has held both titles but would rather hold the US Title than the Title of Incompetence. Cody doesn't like him disrespecting the title. Eve says she and David Otunga have came up with a resolution to their dispute. She announces a People Power Battle Royal, in honor of John Laurinaitis. The winner will decide which title shot they want later tonight. The battle royal is up next.
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.
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