|By Kian Terani | August 10, 2012 | Comments|
We are in Houston, TX. Chris Jericho's Highlight Reel returns tonight with special guest, Dolph Ziggler. Lilian Garcia introduces the new GM and hometown boy, Booker T. He comes out in a tuxedo and with his hair pulled back. He does a Spin-A-Rooni to some cheers. He plays to the hometown crowd some and says, "Houston, we have a problem." He shows a video of Sheamus stealing Del Rio's car from RAW. Booker laughs about the ordeal but says Sheamus crossed the line. He wants Sheamus to come out and apologize. (Déja vu?)
Sheamus comes out and says he had lots of fun in Del Rio's car. He says if you do the crime then you have to do the time. He apologizes to Booker, the fans, and Del Rio.
Del Rio comes out with Ricardo and calls Sheamus a peasant and a criminal. He has filed a police report. Booker tells him if he files charges then Booker won't be able to defend his title at SummerSlam. Del Rio says he doesn't care. Sheamus says they don't have to wait for the PPV. He wants to have a title match tonight. Del Rio says his head tells him to wait but he agrees. Booker says, "Can you dig that, Sucka?"
-Sin Cara faces Cody Rhodes next.
Sin Cara vs. Cody Rhodes
Cody cuts a promo on Sin Cara on his way to the ring. He says he knows what it's like to wear a mask and he knows why Sin Cara wears one: because he's ugly. The lights go down and here we go. Sin Cara hits a leg-scissor take-down and Cody goes out to regroup. Sin Cara tries to give chase but Cody stops him on the apron and tries to remove his mask.
Sin Cara springs off the ropes but Cody catches him with a dropkick and gets 1. Cody works him over and draws the ire of the crowd. Cody is preoccupied with removing Sin Cara's mask. Sin Cara hits a springboard reverse elbow and an armdrag off the ropes. He hits a crossbody to Cody off the top and gets 2. Cody lays him out and complains about the lights. Cody goes for the mask again and Sin Cara rolls him up for the win.
Winner by pin: Sin Cara
Sin Cara tugs on his mask and waves his finger, "no."
-graphic for the World Title match tonight
Daniel Bryan walks around backstage yelling "No!" at random people.
-Wade Barrett vignette
Daniel Bryan comes to the ring and yells "No!" at the fans and they respond with "Yes!" Cole says Bryan is going to have a meltdown. Bryan says he's more than just a catchphrase. He is a former World Champion and deserves to be in the WWE Championship match at SummerSlam. He says AJ left him at the alter and has ruined his reputation and also put him in a match with Kane at SummerSlam. Kane's pyro goes off.
Before they can do anything AJ comes out. She says SmackDown is where they first met and Booker T. asked her to be a guest. She tells Kane it's good to see him. She tells Bryan that if he's so psychologically stable, then to prove it. She wants him to shake Kane's hand. He chants, "No!" Bryan reluctantly reaches out and Kane hits him with an upper cut after AJ winks at him and leaves up the ramp.
Kane and Bryan brawl in the ring. Kane kicks him out of the ring and gives chase but Bryan runs into the crowd and gets away. AJ laughs on the stage and Kane makes his pyro go off. AJ sits on the stage and she and Kane stare at each other.
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