WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Cesaro vs. The Miz

We go to the ring and out comes WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz with Maryse. Owens is wearing JBL's cowboy hat. Fans boo. Cesaro is out next to a big pop. We get ring introductions from JoJo.

Cesaro is wearing tape on his shoulders. They lock up and trade holds to start. Cesaro with an early 1 count. Cesaro with a gutwrench suplex for a 2 count. Cesaro goes on and hits a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for another 2 count. Cesaro continues to dominate as Maryse looks on from ringside. Cesaro keeps control until Miz turns it around with a shot to the shoulder. Miz with a suplex and a 2 count before going back to work on the shoulder. Miz wastes time and plays to the crowd as they boo him. Cesaro fights back in and rolls Miz up for a 2 count. Cesaro with right hands. Miz ducks and tries to get a sleeper locked.

Miz gets the hold applied and brings Cesaro to the mat, wrapping his legs around him. Cesaro powers up to his feet and turns the hold into a big suplex. Cesaro sells the shoulder injury but nails an uppercut. Cesaro with several more uppercuts into the corner as fans count along. Cesaro gets the Uppercut Express going on Miz now. Cesaro runs the ropes and nails a dropkick for a 2 count.

Cesaro keeps control and suplexes Miz in from the apron for a 2 count. Cesaro rolls Miz up after ducking a kick. Cesaro with a corkscrew uppercut from the ropes. Miz blocks the Cesaro Swing and goes for a DDT. Cesaro blocks that and drops Miz for a 2 count as he gets his foot on the bottom rope. More back and forth. Miz sends Cesaro shoulder first into the ring post and nails a Skull Crushing Finale but Cesaro kicks out in time. Sami Zayn comes out of nowhere and leaps over the announce table, taking Owens out. Sami unloads and they brawl at ringside. Sami clotheslines Owens into the timekeeper's area. Miz turns around and gets caught in a Cesaro Swing.

Cesaro applies the Crossface. Owens and Sami fight up on the apron and Miz taps out but the referee doesn't see it as he's dealing with the brawl. Cesaro gets up and knocks Owens and Sami off the apron. Miz takes advantage and rolls Cesaro up with a handful of tights for the win.

Winner: The Miz

After the match, Miz goes to ringside to celebrate but Cesaro nails a big running uppercut against the barrier. Cesaro brings Miz back in the ring and nails a Neutralizer. Owens immediately drops him. Sami attacks Owens but gets dropped with another powerbomb. Owens stands tall and whips Miz into the ropes for a pop-up powerbomb but Maryse pulls him to safety. Miz retreats but forgot his title. Owens raises the title and yells at Miz as some fans pop. We go to replays. We come back to Owens raising the title. Back to break.

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