Kofi Kingston vs. Damien Sandow
They circle around each other and Kofi locks in Sandow's arm. Sandow gets out and locks in a side headlock. He clotheslines Kofi. Kofi comes back with a back elbow. He locks Sandow's arm back in. Sandow breaks free, but Kofi hits an arm drag and locks Sandow's arm back in. Sandow gets out again, but Kofi hits several kicks and a dropkick. He leaps on Sandow in the corner and hits several punches. Sandow sends Kofi to the apron. He charges, and Kofi rams his shoulder into his stomach. Kofi goes up top and leaps off for a crossbody, but Sandow rolls out of the way.
Sandow goes for the cover. He punches Kofi repeatedly on the mat and slams his head against it. Sandow lands his somersault Russian leg sweep. He signals for the elbow of disdain, but instead punches Kofi several times in the head. Sandow locks in a waist lock on the mat. Kofi gets to his feet. Sandow whips him into the corner and charges. Kofi moves and hits multiple shots to the chest and a dropkick. He hits Sandow with his leaping clothesline and the Boom Drop. Kofi signals for Trouble in Paradise. Sandow puts his boot up. He goes to clothesline Kofi, but Kofi ducks, leaps up top, and hits a crossbody.
Kofi goes for the cover. Sandow kicks out and goes for the straight jacket neckbreaker. Kofi fights free and goes for Trouble in Paradise, but Sandow ducks and takes out Kofi's knee. He tries to lock Kofi in a leg submission, but he kicks Sandow away. Sandow tries again, and Kofi rolls him up for the win.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
After the match, Jerry Lawler is on the stage with a mic. He calls Kofi over to him, and congratulates him. He asks Kofi how big his victory was heading into WrestleMania season. Kofi says it's huge and that the crowd was awesome. He says it's all about momentum, and hopefully it's the start of his road to WrestleMania.
Back from commercial and Hulk Hogan's return to RAW is shown.
Then, the encounter between John Cena and the Wyatt Family on RAW is shown.
Cody Rhodes, Goldust, and Los Matadores (with El Torito) vs. Curtis Axel, Ryback, Jinder Mahal, and Drew McIntyre (with Heath Slater)
Ryback and Goldust start things off. Ryback clubs Goldust in the back. Goldust hits an arm drag. Ryback knees Goldust in the stomach and clubs his back. Goldust locks in a side headlock. He kicks Ryback in the stomach and hits a shot to the head. Torito gets up on the apron and taunts Ryback. Ryback goes outside and chases after him. Axel gets off the apron and blocks Torito in. Cody and Goldust leap outside and take Ryback and Axel out. McIntyre and Mahal go over to Ryback and Axel, and Matadores leap out and take them out as things head to commercial.
Back from commercial and Ryback has Diego on his shoulders. Diego gets off and starts attacking Ryback. McIntyre tags himself in. He holds the ropes open. Diego goes to bounce off the ropes to attack Ryback and tumbles outside. McIntyre rams Diego into the apron three times. He tosses Diego back inside and stomps on his head. McIntyre kicks Diego in the corner and tags in Mahal. Mahal stomps on Diego. He tags in Axel. Axel elbows the back of Diego's neck and hits a dropkick. He body slams Diego and drops a fist on him.
Ryback tags in. He and Axel double team Diego. Ryback goes for the cover. He shoves Diego around. Diego battles back with strikes. Ryback rams Diego into the corner and then power whips him into another. He locks in Diego's head from behind. Diego fights out and goes to attack, but Ryback slams him to the mat. McIntyre tags in and goes for the cover. He hits Fernando off the apron. Diego hits McIntyre with a flapjack. Cody tags in and takes it to McIntyre.
Cody goes for the pin. McIntyre kicks out. Cody lands a knee to the head. Mahal runs into the ring, and Cody takes out both 3MB members with a missile dropkick. Cody hits McIntyre with the disaster kick. He goes for the cover, and Ryback and Axel break it up. Goldust clotheslines Ryback outside, and one of the Matadores sends Axel from the ring. The other Matador backdrops Mahal to the outside over the top rope. Cody and McIntyre are the only ones in the ring. Slater gets up on the apron, and Goldust pulls him off. Torito hurricanranas Slater. Back in the ring, Cody hits McIntyre with Cross Rhodes for the win.
Winners: Cody Rhodes, Goldust, and Los Matadores
Then, Randy Orton's promo after interrupting Batista's match on RAW is shown.
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