- World Champion Alberto Del Rio makes his way to the ring. Alex Riley is on commentary with Cole. Del Rio thanks the fans for nothing. He says they didn't support him but he's the champion and there is nothing they can do about it. He praises Vickie Guerrero for allowing him to pick his opponent for SummerSlam. He makes fun of Cena choosing Daniel Bryan for his opponent. Del Rio ponders choosing Brock Lesnar or Booker T but the drum rolls and we see Ricardo Rodriguez on the Titantron. Vickie excuses her way down the ramp.
Del Rio tries to hug her upon entering the ring. Vickie feels disrespected and says she expected a worthy opponent for Del Rio. The crowd chants for RVD but Del Rio proposes The Brooklyn Brawler. Vickie makes a triple threat for tonight, the winner of which will face Del Rio for the world title at SummerSlam. RVD is introduced to the ramp followed by Christian and then Randy Orton.
- Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger await Cody Rhodes in the ring.
Cody Rhodes vs. Jack Swagger
Colter cuts a promo on Texas as Cody enters the ring. Cody slams his mic away and the bell rings. Cody goes to work with speed but Swagger catches him in a scoop slam and unleashes knees to the gut in the corner. Cody goes for the Disaster Kick but Swagger shuts him down in midair and hits the Swagger Bomb out of the corner for 2. Cody rolls though a gut wrench powerbomb attempt and stacks Swagger up for the sudden win.
Winner by pin: Cody Rhodes
- Josh Mathews is standing by in the back with Cody Rhodes after a commercial. Cody says he doesn't blame Sandow for winning MITB but he was fed up with him and his arrogance. He says the best part of Rhodes Scholars was Rhodes. Sandow attacks Cody from behind and his him a vicious beating before he is pulled off by officials.
- Sin Cara makes his entrance in the arena. Big E Langston is out next as we see footage from RAW of Ziggler hitting the Zig Zag on him.
Sin Cara vs. Big E Langston
The mood lights come on and Cara tries to stay in the air as Ziggler looks on from a monitor in the back. Langston grounds Cara and goes to work with slow power displays. Big E catches Cara off the apron but Cara wiggles out. Langston catches him again and hits the Big Ending for the win.
Winner by pin: Big E Langston
- A Wyatt Family video package runs with recent attacks including Kane.
- Renee Young interviews Kaitlyn with Layla in the back. Kaitlyn says she is from right here in Houston and she won the Divas Title right here in this arena. She says she will not be fooled again. Layla says a few words and says Kaitlyn is the real deal. They hug and we focus on Layla's big smile.
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