|By Marc Middleton | September 17, 2012 | Comments|
Booker says it's time for Miz to get a new guest. Someone who's used to beating multiple competitors at once. The music hits and out comes Ryback to a nice reaction. Ryback hits the ring and Miz exits. Ryback starts tossing a couch and chairs out of the ring and destroys the MizTV set. Ryback grabs the other couch and throws it out at Miz. Ryback music hits as he chants feed me more.
- We go ringside to Michael Cole, JBL and Jim Ross. They show us last week's Tout video from Jerry Lawler again. Cole reminds us that Lawler is back home in Memphis and everyone says hello to him. Still to come is footage of Lawler arriving home earlier today. Back to commercial.
- CM Punk and Paul Heyman are backstage talking when Josh Mathews walks up. He asks if Punk is looking forward to teaming up with Del Rio. Punk calls him an idiot and says he's not looking forward to teaming with anyone. Punk asks after last night, what does he have to do to get respect.
Santino Marella vs. Dolph Ziggler
We go to the ring and out comes Santino Marella. Out next comes Vickie Guerrero and Santino's opponent Dolph Ziggler.
Ziggler starts off with more offense and takes control. Santino does some power walking and sweeps Ziggler for a 2 count. Santino with an arm drag now. Ziggler comes back and hits a neckbreaker as the crowd starts chanting his name. Ziggler with an elbow drop for a 2 count. Ziggler stomps on Santino and pulls out his Cobra. Ziggler rubs it in and calls Santino an idiot and a joke. Ziggler throws the Cobra but Santino starts fighting back. Ziggler drops him with a right hand and covers for 2.
Santino makes a comeback and hits his usual moves. He goes for the Cobra but Vickie pulls it out of the ring. Santino turns around to a leg drop from Ziggler. Ziggler with the Zig Zag for the win.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
- After the match, Vickie comes in the ring and shoves the Cobra in Santino's mouth as we go to commercial.
Wade Barrett vs. Justin Gabriel
Back from the break and we get a look back at Wade Barrett's promo from SmackDown. We go to the ring and out comes Barrett for a match. His opponent Justin Gabriel is out next.
The bell rings and Gabriel strikes with a kick . They run the ropes and Gabriel with a head scissors takedown and some pin attempts. Barrett turns it around with a low kick. They end up on the floor and Barrett works Gabriel over. Barrett rolls Gabriel in and uses the ring post on him. Barrett comes back in and works over Gabriel in the corner. Barrett continues the assault for another pin attempt.
Barrett keeps Gabriel on the mat and a "we want Nexus" chant breaks out for the former partners. Gabriel makes a comeback with several kicks. Barrett cuts him off but Gabriel counters with an inverted DDT. Gabriel hits a springboard moonsault for 2. Gabriel with more kicks. Barrett ducks one and lifts Gabriel high before slamming him down. Barrett rakes Gabriel's face and levels him with a huge right forearm for the win.
Winner: Wade Barrett
- More hype for tonight's tag team main event. Back to commercial.
- Back from the break and Subway Jared is backstage with Kofi Kingston and R-Truth. There's a birthday party for Subway. Jared gives them subs including one for Little Jimmy and they walk off. Damien Sandow comes in and has an idea for a sandwich named after him. Jared gives him a meatball marinara instead and he walks off. Ryder comes in and proposes a WWWYKI sub. He gets an Italian BLT instead and walks off. Jared turns around to Ryback. Ryback says feed me more and leaves with two subs.
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