|By Kian Terani | August 02, 2012 | Comments|
Heath Slater vs. Tyson Kidd
Back and forth to establish dominance. Kidd counters a faceplant with a roll-through for 2. Slater hits a big knee to the gut to slow things down. Slater takes control with aggressive kicks in the corner. Kidd misses in the corner and Slater hits a neckbreaker for 2.
Slater is in full control. Kidd fights back with kicks. Kidd makes a cover for 2. Kidd hits an Enzuigiri and goes up top but Slater throws him off. Slater gets two near-falls. Kidd hits another kick to the head and hits a Blockbuster for the win.
Winner by pin: Tyson Kidd
Natalya vs. Layla
Natalya shoves Layla down on her butt, pulls her up by her hair, and slaps her. Layla returns the favor. Layla dances around which makes Natalya angry. Layla hits a splash off the top for 2. Natalya catches Layla in the apron and takes over.
Natalya hits a slingshot faceplant and gets 2. Natalya stands on Layla's hand and then applies a submission. Layla fights out and rolls her up for 2. Layla counters a suplex with a big kick to the head for the win.
Winner by pin: Layla
Justin Gabriel vs. Cody Rhodes
They lock-up to a stalemate. Justin slaps Cody in the face. Cody protest to the ref and the fans. Justin hits a big shoulderblock and the ref separates them. Cody drops stomps in the corner. Justin turns things around. More back and forth.
Cody applies an arm submission. Justin fights out but Cody hits a clothesline and goes back to the arm. Gabriel fights out and hits a flurry of high octane offense as Cody goes out to regroup.
Justin is in control. Cody sends him in, Justin gets his feet up and powers Cody over the top with a leg scissors. Justin leaps off the apron for a hurricanrana but Cody catches him and delivers a vicious powerslam on the floor. The ref counts as Cody goes in the ring. Justin makes it in right at the 10 count. Cody hits a face slam for 2. Cody goes back to the arm.
Justin fights back with kicks and a splash over the top and onto the floor. Justin hits a springboard dropkick for 2. Cody drops Justin on his face from the second rope and gets 2. Justin hits a springboard moonsault but Cody kicks out. Justin ducks the Disaster Kick but Cody catches him in Cross Rhodes for the win.
Winner by pin: Cody Rhodes
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