|By Marc Middleton | December 16, 2012 | Comments|
- Josh Mathews is backstage with Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler talks about how tonight's match doesn't make sense. He wants Cena's career to be over if he wins tonight. Ziggler is actually glad about the match tonight. Ziggler says everything changes tonight.
- We go to the ring and out comes The Miz for another episode of MizTV. Miz brings out his guests - Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal of 3MB.
Slater isn't happy about Miz calling them a trainwreck. McIntyre disses Jay-Z. Slater knocks the Rolling Stones. Slater says tomorrow night at The Slammys, they will be performing live. Mahal picks a fight with the Spanish announce team. 3MB go down and surround them. Slater says in this country, we speak American. Drew shoves one of the announcers into the other. Ricardo Rodriguez comes down and tries talking to 3MB. They push him up against the apron and rough him up. Alberto Del Rio runs down and takes out all three members of 3MB. Del Rio unloads on them until they get the triple team in. They come in the ring and Miz helps Del Rio. They clear the ring of 3MB. Miz and Del Rio are going to find a partner to face 3MB later tonight.
- Kane and Daniel Bryan are backstage. Bryan talks about "Feed Me More" and says he hates it when someone repeats themselves over and over again. Kane asks if he's kidding. Kane doesn't care what Ryback says, what's important is what he does. Kane says bodies will be broken tonight but they will be the ones who do the breaking. Kane says if Ryback is hungry, they will feed him The Shield. Bryan chants yes over and over.
- Matt Striker is backstage with Wade Barrett. Barrett is confident that he will beat Kofi Kingston tonight. Barrett says he will mute Kofi tonight.
WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Wade Barrett vs. Kofi Kingston
We go to the ring and out first comes Wade Barrett followed by WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston. Barrett slams Kofi to start but can't get a 1 count. A chant for Barrett breaks out in the crowd. Barrett goes for another easy pin attempt and another.
Kofi makes a comeback with an elbow and a dropkick. Kofi goes on but Barrett turns it around and knocks him out of the ring. Barrett goes to the floor and works Kofi over. Barrett whips Kofi but he leaps in the ring. Kofi leaps right back out to the floor and takes out Barrett with a dive. Barrett comes back in and hits the abdominal stretch into a slam for a 2 count. Barrett slingshots Kofi off the ropes into a backbreaker for another pin attempt.
Barrett goes on and hits another backbreaker for a 2 count. Barrett goes to the corner and nails a big elbow drop for another pin attempt. Kofi counters a move off the ropes and hits a Russian leg sweep this time. Kofi unloads and hits the Boom Drop. Kofi goes for Trouble in Paradise but Barrett ducks. Barrett goes for the big sideslam but Kofi counters with a roll up. Kofi hits SOS for another 2 count. Kofi mounts Barrett in the corner with right hands. Barrett with a big boot and then the big sideslam for another 2 count. Barrett charges but Kofi kicks him in the corner. Kofi with a big crossbody from the top but Barrett rolls through and holds it for a 2 count. Kofi with another roll up for 2. Barrett nails the big sideslam again but Kofi kicks out. Barrett goes for the Bullhammer elbow but Kofi counters with Trouble in Paradise for the win.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
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