– The 2013 WWE Survivor Series Kickoff pre-show kicks off with tonight’s panel – Josh Mathews, Bret Hart, Booker T and Mick Foley. The Hall of Famers hype tonight’s pay-per-view. They talk about tonight’s pre-show match, The Miz vs. Kofi Kingston. Booker predicts Kofi will win, Foley predicts The Miz will win and Bret goes with Miz also.
– We go backstage to Renee Young in the social media lounge. The hashtag for tonight is #SurvivorSeries. They’re asking for fans to tweet or post their Survivor Series dream teams on Facebook and Twitter. Renee’s is Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, William Regal, Trish Stratus and The Gobbledy Gooker.
– We get hype for Alberto Del Rio vs. John Cena.
– The Usos are backstage putting on their war paint when Goldust and Cody Rhodes walk up. Rey Mysterio also appears. Everyone says they’re ready for war tonight. Goldust and Cody say it’s all about teamwork tonight.
– We see fans getting their concessions as Bret talks about what it’s like to compete in a Survivor Series elimination match. Foley expects The Usos to shine. Booker says they all have to work as a team. Foley says if he was on the other team, he would look at Rey as the weak link and go after his knee. Booker says Rey is no weak link and it’s going to get crunk tonight.
– Renee Young is backstage with CM Punk and Daniel Bryan. Bryan says they can be ruthless, violent and unreasonable, just like The Wyatt Family. Bryan says they like challenges and have been overcoming them ever since entering WWE. Bryan says they will come out on top tonight. Punk says he and Bryan aren’t intimidated by The Wyatts, they’re not afraid of the dark. Punk says The Wyatts have bitten off more than they can chew. Punk says they are The GOATS – the Greatest of All Teams. Punk tells everyone to get ready because they’re coming.
– The announcers talk about Punk and Bryan vs. The Wyatts as we go to JBL, Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler.
Kofi Kingston vs. The Miz
We go to the ring and out first comes Kofi Kingston. The Miz is out next.
Miz extends his hand for a handshake but Kofi is hesitant. They shake hands and lock up and go at it. They trade roll ups and pin attempts for a few minutes before breaking and locking up. More back and forth. Miz with an inverted atomic drop and a Figure Four attempt but Kofi kicks him off. Miz ducks Trouble in Paradise. Kofi kicks Miz in the jaw and sends him over the top rope.
Kofi leaps out with a suicide dive as we go to break.
Back from the break and Kofi has Miz down on the mat. Miz fights out but Kofi mounts him in the corner with punches. Miz dumps Kofi to the apron and drops him with a big boot. Miz drags Kofi to the middle of the ring and covers for 2. Miz keeps control until Kofi stomps on his chest. Kofi makes a comeback and nails a dropkick. Kofi with a big clothesline and the Boom Drop. Miz ducks Trouble in Paradise but Kofi rolls him up for a 2 count. Miz blocks SOS. Miz nails a backbreaker but Kofi blocks him. Kofi nails SOS for another 2 count. Miz drops Kofi on the top rope and goes for the Figure Four. Kofi turns it into a small package for 2. Miz runs into a kick in the corner. Kofi goes up top and nails a crossbody for 2. Kofi with a running kick to the face, and another. Kofi goes for a third kick but Miz ducks and goes for Skull Crushing Finale. Kofi counters with a roll up but Miz counters that with a roll up for the win.
Winner: The Miz
– After the match, The Miz extends his hand again but Kofi slaps him in the face. Kofi leaves the ring with Miz looking shocked.
– We go backstage to Renee Young in the social media lounge for more Facebook and Twitter plugs.
– We go back to the Hall of Famers and Josh Mathews. They talk about tonight’s WWE Title match.