WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Wade Barrett vs. The Miz
Back from the break and Wade Barrett waits in the ring. Out comes new WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz.
Barrett strikes first and sends Miz to the corner. Barrett works him over but misses in the corner and gets clotheslined. Miz with a big kick to the face and a 1 count. Miz with a suplex and another 1 count. Barrett looks to make a comeback but Miz takes him back to the corner with right hands. Miz with another 2 count. More back and forth action. Miz throws Barrett out to the floor and dropkicks him back. Miz leaps off the apron with a double ax handle shot. Miz tosses Barrett into the fan barrier and brings it back in the ring. Miz goes to the top but Barrett moves when he comes down. Miz dumps Barrett to the apron but gets kicked in the face. Barrett hits a big neckbreaker on the apron. The crowd pops as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Barrett hits Winds of Change for a 2 count. Barrett sends Miz to the floor then drops a big elbow. Barrett brings it back in for a 2 count. Miz finally makes a comeback and hits a high knee. He drops Barrett with a boot. Mi charges and counters. Miz hits the backbreaker but botches the neckbreaker and they bump heads. The crowd chants "you f--ked up." Miz hits the clothesline in the corner and goes up top for another double ax handle shot. Miz with a 2 count. Miz works on the leg but Barrett blocks the Figure Four. Miz goes back to the knee and nails a DDT for 2. Miz slides out of Wasteland. More back and forth. Miz catches Barrett's leg and locks in the Figure Four. Barrett makes it to the ropes and the crowd pops.
More back and forth. Barrett goes to the corner. Miz stops him and climbs up for a superplex. Barrett struggles with him and sends Miz back to the mat. Barrett nails the Bullhammer Elbow for the win and the title.
Winner and New WWE Intercontinental Champion: Wade Barrett
- Still to come, Del Rio vs. Zeb and Swagger. Back to commercial.
- We see Booker T walking backstage. Randy Orton approaches him and congratulates him on the Hall of Fame induction. Orton takes a look at Booker's ring. Orton wants a favor - a match against Big Show. Orton says he talked Sheamus into trusting Show and he was dead wrong. Orton wants to fix that wrong. Orton says if anyone can overrule Vickie's match, it's Booker. Booker makes Orton vs. Show for tonight.
We go to the ring and out comes Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter. Zeb says the country is in worse shape after last night. Zeb asks the fans for their support as he fights for his country tonight. Zeb asks the fans to chant "USA" when Del Rio comes out. They start chanting USA as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and we see what happened with Mark Henry and John Cena earlier tonight. Ricardo Rodriguez comes out and begins the introduction for the World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio. Swagger and Del Rio lock up and go to the corner. Back and forth to start. Del Rio whips Swagger into the corner and kicks him in the back. Swagger ends up outside and Del Rio dives through the ropes and sends him into the announce table. Del Rio with a big stomp on the corner. Fans chant for Del Rio. They want Zeb to come in. Del Rio goes to the top and hits a crossbody for a 2 count. Zeb hits a cheap shot from behind on Del Rio. Swagger takes advantage and takes out Del Rio's leg. Swagger works on the leg now. Fans chant USA now. Swagger with knees to the head. Zeb with a rake to the face. Del Rio misses the enziguri in the corner. Swagger goes for a slam but it's countered. Swagger goes for the Patriot Lock but it's countered. Swagger locks it in. They tangle and Del Rio ends up back on the floor. We go to commercial.
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