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Ziggler shows off and goes to the second rope. He comes down but Sheamus catches him in mid-air and hits the backbreaker, then tosses him. Sheamus with forearm shots to the chest on the apron now. Sheamus suplexes Ziggler in and goes to the apron. Sheamus climbs to the top but Ziggler cuts him off. Ziggler climbs up and they trade shots on the top. Sheamus shoves Ziggler to the mat. Ziggler runs right back up and slams Sheamus face first onto the mat. Ziggler covers for a close 2 count. Sheamus blocks a sleeper but can't hit White Noise. Sheamus counters and goes for the Cloverleaf but Ziggler gets the ropes. More back and forth. Sheamus nails the Irish Curse backbreaker for a 2 count. Sheamus calls for the Brogue Kick but Ziggler escapes and rolls out of the ring. Sheamus comes out but Ziggler hits him with a chair for the DQ.
Winner by DQ: Sheamus
- After the match, Ziggler hits the ring with the chair and smacks Sheamus in the back with it. Ziggler goes for another shot but Sheamus hits a Brogue Kick, almost sending the chair into Ziggler's face. Ziggler flies out of the ring and up the ramp as Sheamus' music plays.
- Still to come - Cena vs. Show and AJ vs. Vickie. Back to commercial.
- Back from the break and Vickie Guerrero is warming up when Hornswoggle comes in with The Great Khali. Vickie is having some muscle problems and they assist her in stretching it out. Vince McMahon comes in and catches them in a compromising position. Vince says he thought this was supposed to be a family show and walks out. Vickie screams and tells Hornswoggle and Khali to get out.
- We see footage from SmackDown where The Shield beat down Daniel Bryan and then Kane. We see the footage again of Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns speaking into a handheld camera.
Alberto Del Rio vs. Zack Ryder
We go to the ring and out comes Alberto Del Rio as Ricardo Rodriguez begins the introduction. We go to commercial before his opponent comes out.
Back from the break and out comes Zack Ryder. Ryder's dad and friends are sitting at ringside cheering him on. The match starts and Ryder hits a dropkick. Ryder takes it to the corner and the referee backs him off. Ryder goes right back at it for a 2 count.
Ryder with more offense and a headlock takedown. Del Rio goes to the floor and comes back in, only to get dropped on his face. Del Rio finally turns it around and kicks Ryder in the back for a 2 count. Del Rio with a big kick to the shoulder. Del Rio keeps working on the shoulder now. Del Rio with a snap suplex and another 2 count. Ryder fights back but Del Rio catches him with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for 2. Del Rio with the big kick to the arm in the corner and another pin attempt. Del Rio goes on and hits a German suplex for a 2 count. Ryder finally gets a shot in and dumps Del Rio out to the floor. Del Rio comes in and Ryder unloads. Del Rio turns it around but runs into knees. Ryder misses the Broski Boot and Del Rio applies the cross armbreaker for the win.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
- AJ Lee is backstage skipping as we go to commercial.
Vickie Guerrero vs. AJ Lee
Back from the break and out comes AJ Lee to a big pop from her home state. Cole says she has family and friends here in the crowd tonight. Out next comes Vickie Guerrero.
Vickie screams for a referee to come down. Vickie screams it over and over. Finally out comes Brad Maddox and AJ looks confused and then upset. Maddox takes his time entering the ring as the crowd boo's.
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