- The 2014 WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view opens with Hulk Hogan coming out to a big pop. Hogan speaks from the stage and says he couldn't think of a better way to kick off SummerSlam than with The Hulkster. Hogan talks about how big tonight is and gets a pop for mentioning Los Angeles before plugging the WWE Network. Hogan then says no matter where you are, you're paying $9.99 for the WWE Network, which isn't really true. We go to a SummerSlam opening video.
WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Dolph Ziggler vs. The Miz
We go to the ring and out comes WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz. He says everyone in Hollywood, including Drax the Destroyer, wishes they had his "moneymaker" face. Miz says he's going to make Dolph Ziggler the WWE version of the LA Lakers. Out next comes Dolph Ziggler.
We see the Spanish and German announce teams as Ziggler makes his way out. We also see Maria Menounos at ringside. Back and forth to start the match. Ziggler with an early 2 count. Miz avoids a shot to the face and rolls out to the floor. Miz comes back in and Ziggler drops him but Miz goes back to the floor. Ziggler follows with a clothesline. Ziggler brings it back in the ring and blocks a kick. Ziggler with a roll up for 2. Ziggler takes it tot he corner but Miz makes a comeback. Miz whips Ziggler hard front side first into the corner and he goes down. Miz stomps away and hits a big boot to the face for a 2 count. Ziggler fights out of a headlock as fans chant "you can't wrestle" at Miz. Ziggler tries to make a comeback but Miz drops him and gets heat from the fans.
Miz comes off the top but Ziggler hits him on the way down. Ziggler duck a clothesline and hits a pair of his own. Ziggler with a splash in the corner and a neckbreaker for 2. Miz blocks the Fame-asser. Ziggler skins the cat and decks Miz for a 2 count. Ziggler blocks the Skull Crushing Finale. Miz goes for the Figure Four but it's blocked. Ziggler with superkicks for a close 2 count. Miz goes to the floor and looks to leave but Ziggler kicks him into the barrier. They come back in and Miz goes for the Figure Four, locking it in this time.
Miz keeps the hold locked in and gets a few 2 counts out of it. Ziggler finally makes it to the bottom rope and Miz takes his time breaking the hold. Ziggler goes for the Fame-asser and Miz nails a Skull Crushing Finale for a close 2 count. Miz can't believe it. Ziggler ducks a big boot and hits the Zig Zag for the win.
Winner and New WWE Intercontinental Champion: Dolph Ziggler
- Ziggler has a big celebration after the match as Miz throws a fit at ringside.
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