Josh Mathews and JBL welcome us to the show on commentary. Del Rio is in a white suit and he says he is going to WrestleMania. Del Rio talks about Jack Swagger's new attitude. Del Rio has seen Swagger's Youtube video and says this country was built by immigrants and hard workers. He says he worked hard for his title and calls Swagger a real 'jackass.' Del Rio invites Swagger to the ring but Orton's music hits instead.
Orton walks to the ring and says he was so close to regaining his title opportunity but Swagger messed that up. He says he wants to take his rage out on Swagger and asks Del Rio to step aside for tonight. Orton says he is willing to fight for it. Booker T's music hits and he comes on the stage and proposes a champions vs. champions match. He makes Del Rio vs. Wade Barrett and Jack Swagger vs. Randy Orton. The crowd and Orton love that. Del Rio is smiling as well.
- Sheamus walks toward the ring as we go to commercial.
- We're back as Sheamus makes his entrance. Damien Sandow cuts a promo on his way to the ring. He runs down Sheamus and calls him a false idol.
Sheamus vs. Damien Sandow
They both come out swinging but Sheamus hits the 1st definitive clothesline and then another one to send Sandow to the floor. Sheamus throws Sandow around at ringside and then back in the ring. Sandow fights out of the corner and takes Sheamus down with a clothesline. Sheamus hits his forearm spot on the apron. Sandow is on the floor behind JBL as we go to break.
Sandow is in control with a headlock on the mat as we return to action. He hits a side Russian leg sweep and the Elbow of Disdain but Sheamus kicks out at 2. Sandow continues to punish Sheamus on the mat with punches and kicks. Sandow with a drop toe-hold to the ropes and a 2 on Sheamus. Back to a headlock but Sheamus fights out and hits a spear in the corner. Sheamus continues with a flurry as Sandow bumps around. Sandow turns the tables and scores another 2.
Sandow ducks the Brogue Kick but Sheamus recovers and hits the White Noise. Sheamus awaits Sandow to get up and hits the Brogue Kick for the pin.
Winner by pin: Sheamus
Sheamus celebrates up the ramp with some fans.
- Josh sends to footage of the WWE press conference for WrestleMania XXX in New Orleans.
- We go to commercial then a Fandango promo runs.
- The Shield is highlighted in a video package.
- We go to the ring as Kaitlyn and Layla are introduced. We see footage from WWE Active where Kaitlyn says she likes Cody Rhodes' mustache; they have and awkward moment. Aksana and Tamina are already in the ring.
Kaitlyn & Layla vs. Aksana & Tamina
Aksana shakes her butt in the ring and Kaitlyn and Layla capitalize. Aksana gains offense with a distraction from Tamina. Aksana talks trash and dominates Kaitlyn in the ring. Both women make the tag out. Layla gets the best of Tamina with quick kicks. Layla tags Kaitlyn behind Tamina's back. Kaitlyn hits the spear to Tamina for the win.
Winners by pin: Kaitlyn & Layla
Layla claims the Divas title and he referee has to peel it from her. Layla continues to eye the belt as she celebrates with Kaitlyn.
- Wade Barrett approaches and praises Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter in the back. Zeb says Barrett is the same as Del Rio because he is stealing a job from an American. He says Del Rio and Barrett should both go back to where they come from.
- We go the ring for Randy Orton's entrance as we go to break.
- Jack Swagger makes his entrance with Zeb Colter. For the record, they show a graphic and Josh emphasizes that Swagger is "WrestleMania-bound."
Randy Orton vs. Jack Swagger
Orton takes control after some back and forth. Orton keeps Swagger grounded with a headlock on the mat. Swagger escapes with a side suplex and makes a cover for 2. Swagger drops repeated elbows on Orton and runs him over with a shoulderblock. Orton rolls Swagger up from behind and gets 2. Orton hits a standing dropkick and stomps on Swagger's legs, arms, and face.
Swagger goes to the floor and wraps Orton's leg around the pole. Swagger goes for the Patriot Lock in the ring but Orton kicks him off and out of the ring. Orton hits a Thesz Press on the floor and unloads on Swagger. Orton hits a clothesline around the corner as we break for commercials.
Orton tosses Swagger onto the apron as we return and they go back to the floor. Swagger sends Orton into the steps and gets 2 in the ring. Swagger unloads with knees to the gut in the corner and gets another 2. Orton comes back and tosses Swagger back to the floor. Orton drops Swagger on the security wall and tosses him back in. Swagger attacks Orton's leg immediately upon entering the ring and hits a splash off the corner for 2.
Orton blocks one from Swagger and hits a suplex in the ring and sends him shoulder-first into the steel post. Orton hits his patented powerslam but Swagger derails Orton. Orton hits his ropes-DDT right in front of Zeb Colter. Randy coils but Zeb pulls Swagger onto the apron. Swagger rakes Orton's eyes and rolls him up in the ring.
Winner by pin: Jack Swagger
- A trailer runs for Dead Man Down.
- Wade Barrett is interrupted backstage by Sheamus who says Barrett is not the star of that movie. Sheamus does a hilarious impression of Wade in the movie and he just stands still and silent. Wade chuckles and says Sheamus losing two nights in a row to The Shield was bloody hilarious.
- The Miz comes to the ring as we go the break.
- Cody Rhodes makes his entrance and we see a prerecorded promo about his mustache to which he refers as the 'love-stache.'
Cody Rhodes vs. The Miz
Miz gets an early upper-hand but Cody slows him down and focuses on the hurt left shoulder. Cody gets 2 and goes back to the injury. Miz lands on his feet off of a suplex and kicks Cody in the face for a 2. Miz awkwardly applies the Figure 4 for the win.
Winner by submission: The Miz
- We see the Youtube promo from Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger. JBL says he disagrees with that view of America but says they have a right to voice their opinion.
- Another Fandango vignette on the way to a commercial.
- Wade Barrett makes his entrance on the other side of the break. Lilian introduces who introduces Del Rio to a nice pop.
Alberto Del Rio vs. Wade Barrett
Swagger's music from a 1980's action TV show interrupts the bell as Swagger and Zeb come to the stage. The bell rings and Del Rio takes control. Barrett goes out to regroup and chases Ricardo around the ring. Del Rio hits a dropkick through the ropes to Barrett as we go to a commercial.
Barrett and Del Rio go back and forth in the ring but Del Rio is sent crashing to the floor. Barrett goes out and throws him into the steps and gets 2 in the ring. Swagger and Zeb look-on from the stage. Barrett hits a pump-handle slam for 2. Barrett kicks Del Rio back to the floor. He gets another 2 in the ring and continues with an onslaught on Del Rio. Ricardo starts to pound the mat as Del Rio makes a comeback.
Del Rio hits a superkick to Barrett on his knees and gets 2. Del Rio goes again but gets caught in a Winds of Change side slam for another near fall. More back and forth. Del Rio calls for the armbreaker as Swagger and Zeb start walking down the ramp. Barrett rolls him up from behind but only gets 2. Barrett stalks Del Rio but he ducks the bull hammer elbow and applies the armbreaker for the win.
Winner by submission: Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio and Swagger have a staredown as we go off the air.
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