- Josh Mathews is backstage with Paul Heyman. Mathews asks what tricks CM Punk has left to retain against Ryback and John Cena tonight. Heyman puts over Punk's title reign and says Punk is the best of the three competitors, hands-down. Heyman calls Punk the best in the world and walks off.
- We get a promo video for tonight's World Heavyweight Title match.
World Heavyweight Title Match: Sheamus vs. Big Show
We go to the ring and out first comes Sheamus followed by the World Heavyweight Champion Big Show. we get formal ring introductions before we start. Sheamus strikes first and they start trading hands. Show knocks Sheamus down and takes control, beating him around the ring, Show with a big chop in the corner.
Sheamus comes back and ties Show up in the ropes. Sheamus unloads with forearm shots to the chest. Show escapes to the floor but Sheamus leaps off the apron and takes him out. Sheamus unloads on the floor now. Sheamus comes off the top rope but Show knocks him out of the air with a big spear. They go to the floor and Show whips Sheamus into the steps and ring post. Show brings it back in the ring and scoop slams Sheamus. Show continues the attack and works on the arm some.
Show throws Sheamus head first into the turnbuckles and keeps control. Show continues the assault on Sheamus, wearing him down. Show with a big sideslam. Sheamus ends up on Show's back with a sleeper now. Show tosses him off. Sheamus comes back with a clothesline and rights and lefts. Show with the elbow drop on the neck for another 2 count. Sheamus gets Show on his shoulders and falls back with him. Sheamus covers for a close 2 count as the crowd pops big for the move.
Sheamus and Show trade right hands from their knees now. They get up and go at it. Sheamus takes Show to the corner and hits a high knee. Sheamus takes Show down twice with shots to the head. Show catches the Brogue Kick and goes for a chokeslam. Sheamus blocks it and hits White Noise for a 2 count. Sheamus goes for a Brogue again but Show pulls the referee in the way and the Brogue hits referee Scott Armstrong. Dr. Sampson comes in to check on Armstrong as other referees come down. Sheamus also checks on Armstrong and says he's sorry. Sheamus gets up and turns around to a knockout punch from Show for the win.
Winner: Big Show
- After the match, a referee goes to Justin Roberts. It's announced Show has been disqualified and Sheamus wins.
Winner by DQ: Sheamus
- After the announcement, Show goes back over and gets in the referees face. He calls him a dumbass. Officials are still checking on Scott Armstrong in the ring. Show continues to bully the referee as Sheamus grabs a steel chair. Sheamus hits Show with the chair and unloads on him with it. Sheamus wails away on Show as he begs for him to stop. Sheamus takes several shots at Show's leg. Show begs again for Sheamus to back off. Sheamus drops the chair and lays Show out with a Brogue Kick. We go to replays.
- We see Big Show crawling to the back as the crowd chants "we want Ziggler."