WWE SummerSlam 2012: Rey Mysterio Vs. The Miz (IC Title Match)
|By Marc Middleton | August 19, 2012 | Comments|
We go to the ring and out comes Rey Mysterio to a big pop. Rey is wearing Batman inspired gear tonight. Out next comes WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz.
The bell rings and they lock up. Miz drops Mysterio first. Rey takes control for a minute and we get an early pin attempt. Miz regroups on the floor before coming back in and stomps away. Rey with a head scissors takedown but he runs right into an elbow from Miz. Rey ducks a clothesline but gets kicked in the gut. Miz tosses Rey under the bottom rope but he lands out on his feet on the floor. Miz comes out but Rey runs in. Miz tries to come in but Rey dropkicks him back to the floor.
Miz counters on the floor and drops Rey on the barrier. Miz brings it back in the ring and covers for 1. Miz with a knee to the back and rake to the face. More back and forth action. Miz gets Rey on his shoulders for a big backbreaker and a 2 count. Miz continues with the offense and talks some trash. Miz mounts Rey with right hands and then kicks him in the face for another pin attempt. Miz with a headlock now. Rey tries to fight back but Miz drops him for another 2 count. Miz poses for the crowd and most of them boo him. Miz charges in the corner and nails the clothesline but plays to the crowd some more. Miz climbs to the top but Rey knocks him off.
Rey begins to make a comeback but gets caught in a nice powerbomb by The Miz. Another pin attempt on Rey. Rey ducks a kick to the face and rolls Miz up for 2. Rey with a big superkick to the face for 2 now. More back and forth. Rey counters a move and drops Miz with a big DDT. Rey climbs to the top but Miz cuts him off. Miz climbs up but Rey knocks him to the mat. Rey comes off the top with a head scissors takedown. Rey nails 619 and climbs back to the top. Rey misses the headbutt. Miz goes for Skull Crushing Finale but Rey counters and drops him for another pin attempt. Miz drops Rey face first on the turnbuckle and then hits him with the Skull Crushing Finale for the win.
Winner: The Miz
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