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-We go to the ring for Miz' entrance. The ring is set up for MizTV. We get a "Miz is awesome" chant from the hometown crowd. Miz talks about being chosen to be on Team Foley. He brings out Mick Foley. Foley says he had reservations about putting Miz in the running, he plugs his new book featuring The Miz. Foley wonders which Miz will show up at Survivor Series. Miz says he should worry about the rest of the team. Foley says he wants to have a team meeting and brings out Kofi, Orton, and Team Hell No. Kane & Daniel Bryan argue about who's going to talk. Kofi tries to calm them down. Miz interjects. He says Kofi kicked him in the face when he was just trying to shake his hand. Foley wants to hear from Orton, "the voice of reason." Orton says he has a storied past with Foley but he likes Foley more than anyone else in the ring right now. Orton says he actually likes nobody on the team, or trusts. He pushes the easel over with Miz' Survivor Series poster.
Dolph Ziggler's music hits and he comes on the stage with his team. Dolph says they have no egos and are united. Dolph has to pause and tell Del Rio to pay attention and stop having his own meeting with Ricardo. Del Rio says he doesn't think Ziggler has what it takes to be the leader. Foley says Booker T has given him the power to make some matches if it's OK with Team Ziggler. Foley says Ziggler & Del Rio need to learn to get along and he puts them in a match with Orton & Miz, who also need to learn to get along. Foley pits Kane against Barrett. Sandow cuts a promo on Team Foley. Kofi has words with Sandow and Foley makes it the first match. We go to break.
Damien Sandow vs. Kofi Kingston
They lock up as we return and the bell rings. Sandow takes Kofi down. Kofi fights back with a reverse elbow and Sandow goes out to regroup. Kofi hits a couple of nice armdrags and makes the cover for 1. Kofi hits a monkey flip and Sandow goes out again. Kofi gives chase and Sandow gets the 1st-man-in advantage. Kofi recovers and makes a cover for 2. Kofi tosses Sandow over the top and follows up with a suicide dive through the ropes as we take another break.
We're back and Sandow is in control. Sandow hits a side Russian Leg Sweep and the Elbow of Disdain for 2. Kofi fights back with a nice combination as Sandow bumps around the ring. Kofi comes off the top with a splash for 2. Kofi takes out Kofi's legs and rolls him up with a handful of tights for the win.
Winner by pin: Damien Sandow
-We go back to the parking lot where Sheamus is still waiting.
-Back from the break and go to a recap of the Cena-AJ story.
Aksana and Natalya start off and Natalya tags Layla and they double team Aksana. Layla gets 2. Aksana fights back and tags Alicia. Alicia hits a suplex into a bridge for 2. Eve tags in and resumes on Layla. Eve keeps Layla in their corner and tags Alicia back in. Layla crawls away and tags Kaitlyn who goes to work on Alicia. Kaitlyn makes a cover but it is broken by Aksana. Natalya comes in and tosses Aksana out. Kaitlyn dropkicks Alicia into Eve on the apron and knocks Eve off. Kaitlyn hits a neckbreaker on Alicia in the ring for the win.
Winners by pin: Natalya, Kaitlyn, & Layla
-We're back as Booker confronts Sheamus in the parking lot. Booker says he knows Sheamus is upset but the word is Big Show isn't even going to be here. Booker says Sheamus is just 48 hours away from getting his hands on Show and tells Sheamus to keep his cool tonight or face consequences. Sheamus leaves but is not persuaded to keep his cool.
Miz starts off with Ziggler. They trade counters and Dolph hits a shoulderblock. Miz plants him face-first and gets a 1. Dolph side-steps and sends a charging Miz over the top and to the floor. Del Rio runs up and pushes Orton off the apron from behind as he was looking at Miz. We go to commercial.
We're back as Dolph is in control of Randy and tags Del Rio in. Del Rio hits boots to Orton in the corner. Orton fights back but Del Rio keeps the pressure on. Dolph tags back in and continues to keep Orton away from Miz. Orton recovers and stomps on Dolph's head. Orton tags Miz by slapping his chest and Miz turns it up against Dolph. Del Rio knocks Miz off the top from the apron. Miz falls to the floor and Dolph goes out and brings him in for 2. Del Rio tags in and they take turns on Miz behind the ref's back. Miz launches Del Rio over the top and to the floor and falls out in the ring. Miz crawls toward Orton as Ricardo tries to help Del Rio back in. Miz reaches Orton and makes the tag. Orton comes in with all cylinders and even takes care of Ziggler on the apron. Orton hits a DDT in the ropes on Del Rio and backs up into his corner but Miz tags himself in. Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale on Del Rio for the win.
Winners by pin: Randy Orton & Miz
Orton is fuming as Miz celebrates on the ropes. Orton hits an RKO to Miz from out of nowhere to a sea of 'boos' from Miz' hometown crowd.
-We're back from a break as Sheamus makes his way to the ring. Sheamus says Big Show is a coward for attacking him and William Regal from behind. Sheamus says he doesn't feel like waiting for Sunday. Big Show's music hits and he comes out on the stage. Show says Sheamus is just running his mouth and Show is afraid of what he might do to Sheamus. Sheamus heads toward the stage but Booker comes out and holds him back. Booker says Sheamus will get Show in 2 days and asks him to leave his building. Sheamus says he respects Booker but he can't do that. He goes to charge again but Booker holds him back as Show nonchalantly walks off the stage. Booker demands that Sheamus leave his building and starts to escort him out as we go to break.
-Booker talks to Show in the back. Show thanks Booker and says they go back 15 years. Booker says Show is in the main event tonight and he will find out who the opponent when he gets in the ring. Show asks if it's against Sheamus. Booker says, "No, but remember that no one's bigger than the Show."
Kane vs. Wade Barrett
Barrett goes right at Kane with boots and strikes and hits a side slam for 1. Kane takes Barrett's head off with a big boot and clotheslines him over the top and to the floor. Barrett's teammates come down and attack Kane as the bell rings.
Winner by disqualification: Kane
Kane tries to fight the men off as Bryan comes down to help. Foley motions for the rest of his team to come down and we have a brawl. Orton's music hits and he comes down as well. Orton gives RKO's to Sandow and Ziggler. Miz walks on the stage, favoring his neck. He and Orton stare at each other.
-R-Truth joins commentary.
Cesaro goes to work, grounding Cara. Cara hits a head scissors from the corner. Cesaro hits him with a Tilt-A-Whirl backbreaker and gets 2. Cesaro hits a gut-wrench suplex to Cara. Cara hits an Enzuigiri from the apron and springs up top for a hurricanrana and gets 2. Cesaro hits his signature uppercut and adjusts his neck and hits the Neutralizer for the win.
Winner by pin: Antonio Cesaro
Truth gets up on the announce table and says he would like to quote another Jimmy, Hacksaw Jim Duggan. He starts a "USA" chant. Truth gets in the ring but Cesaro retreats.
Big Show vs. The Great Khali
Show's stare is blank as he realizes who his opponent is. They lock up and Khali shoves Show back. Show hits boots to Khali and goes for a chop but Khali reverses and hits his own chop to the chest. Khali works Show over from corner to corner and takes him down to one knee. Show fights back and hits a spear off the ropes and gets 2. Show calls for the chokeslam but Khali counters with a chop to the head and gets 2. Show fights out of a double handed chokeslam attempt and hits the KO punch for the win.
Winner by pin: Big Show
Sheamus' music hits and Show looks around but he is nowhere to be found. Show's music resumes and he walks up the ramp. We return from a replay to Show in the parking lot he chases Matt Striker off and goes to enter his RV as Sheamus hops out and they start to brawl. Sheamus sends Show into a car and the class shatters. Show tosses Sheamus onto another car as refs try to break it up. Show goes to leave and Sheamus runs across the top of the car and tackles Show onto another car. Sheamus stomps Show on the ground as refs pull him off. Sheamus says he'll finish it on Sunday. Show is laid out on the ground as we go off the air.
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