Winner: Rob Van Dam
- Daniel Bryan is walking backstage as we go to commercial.
Gauntlet Match: Daniel Bryan vs. Jack Swagger
We go to the ring and out first comes Daniel Bryan. Out next comes his first opponent, Jack Swagger. Swagger has Antonio Cesaro and Zeb Colter with him. Colter rips Texas and the Daniel Bryan fans. Swagger and Bryan start the match now.
Swagger takes control early on. Swagger wastes time after a shoulder block. Swagger stomps away and hits knees to the gut in the corner. Swagger keeps control. Bryan tries to come back with a suicide dive but Swagger stops him with a big right hand. Swagger nails a Swagger Bomb but wastes more time. Bryan locks in the Yes Lock and Swagger taps out.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
Gauntlet Match: Daniel Bryan vs. Antonio Cesaro
Cesaro enters the ring as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Cesaro is in control of Bryan. Cesaro works him over and applies a submission. Bryan whips Cesaro's leg and takes him down. Another leg whip by Bryan. Bryan locks in the surfboard submission on Cesaro now. Cesaro nails a big suplex and mounts Bryan with forearm shots. Cesaro drops an elbow for another 2 count. Cesaro with another headlock, taking Bryan to the mat.
Bryan finally fights out and takes Cesaro off his feet. Bryan with kicks to the chest now. Cesaro ducks a kick to the head and applies another headlock. Bryan breaks it and nails the running dropkick in the corner. Bryan with the big dropkick low in the corner for a 2 count. Bryan continues but Cesaro nails an uppercut in mid-air for a 2 count. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Bryan rolls Cesaro up for a 2 count. Cesaro drops Bryan again for another pin attempt. Cesaro with the big gutwrench slam for another 2 count. Bryan comes back with rights and a headbutt. Cesaro scoops Bryan and drops him on his head for 2. Cesaro runs into a knee. Bryan with a big back suplex and a kick to the head for 2. Fans chant "this is awesome" as both try to get to their feet. Bryan goes to the top but Cesaro knocks him down and jumps with an uppercut. Cesaro climbs up for a superplex but Bryan fights him off and to the mat. Cesaro climbs back up but Bryan slips out and pushes Cesaro down on the top. Bryan turns Cesaro upside down in the corner and kicks away. Bryan with another dropkick. Bryan goes for a back superplex but Cesaro counters in mid-air and falls on top of Bryan for 2. They get up and trade uppercuts now. Cesaro unloads with a bunch of uppercuts and a clothesline for a close 2 count. Cesaro goes for the Neutralizer but Bryan counters and back drops Cesaro. More back and forth. Bryan ties up Cesaro's leg and unloads with forearm shots. Cesaro gets dumped out by Swagger. Bryan takes them both out with a suicide dive. Bryan brings it back in. Bryan counters an uppercut in mid-air and rolls Cesaro up for the win.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
- We see Alex Riley and Brad Maddox backstage watching Bryan celebrate. Maddox has a third opponent for Bryan but we go to commercial.
Gauntlet Match: Daniel Bryan vs. Ryback
Back from the break and out comes Daniel Bryan's final opponent, Ryback.
Bryan unloads but Ryback cuts him off and beats him down. Ryback controls the match and taunts Bryan in the corner before tossing him across the ring. Ryback beats Bryan around and taunts him. Ryback stands on Bryan and mocks his "yes!" chant. Ryback whips Bryan hard into the corner and the fans chant "you can't wrestle" at him. Ryback with a suplex and a 2 count. Ryback with a headlock now. Bryan fights out but Ryback hits a Thesz Press. Bryan turns it into a half crab. Ryback makes it to the ropes and breaks the hold.
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