– Tenay and Taz hype tonight’s show. MVP comes out with Kenny King and Bobby Lashley. Fans boo and MVP asks how they treat him when he’s supposed to be in the hospital. MVP says he came here for the fans but they continue to boo him. MVP talks about the change to tonight’s main event. MVP says he won’t be getting involved in any of the matches. King cuts a promo and rips on the Dallas Cowboys for some heel heat. King says he’s going to be serving up ass whippings all night long and there’s no vegan recipe for that, Austin Aries. MVP speaks for Lashley about Joe and that match is next.
Samoa Joe vs. Bobby Lashley
Lashley heads to the ring. The winner of this match will get a spot in tonight’s main event. Samoa Joe is out next to a pop.
The bell rings and they go at it, taking it to the corner. Lashley with a big thrust in the corner. Lashley runs into a big boot. Joe turns it around and drops Lashley with a big kick to the head. Joe drops Lashley again. Joe runs the ropes but Lashley clotheslines him. Joe comes back with right hands and beats Lashley down. Lashley rolls to the floor for a breather as fans boo. Joe runs the ropes and leaps out, knocking Lashley to the floor.
Joe beats Lashley around the ring now. Lashley gets a shot in and sends Joe into the steps. Lashley slams Joe face first into the steps now. Lashley sends Joe into the apron and brings him back in for a quick pin attempt. Lashley works Joe over in the corner now. Fans chant for Joe. Joe catches Lashley but Lashley counters with a spinning neckbreaker. 2 count for Lashley and another. Lashley works Joe over on the middle rope now. Lashley goes back with more strikes and the referee warns him.
Lashley drops an elbow for another 2 count. More offense from Lashley in the corner. Lashley nails a snap suplex for another 2 count. Joe starts to make his comeback. Lashley strikes but Joe blocks and fires back. Joe with an inverted atomic drop, a running big boot and a senton for a 2 count. Joe nails the urinagi. Lashley blocks the rear naked choke in the corner. Joe ends up with Lashley on the top. Lashley blocks a Muscle Buster. More back and forth. Joe almost runs into Earl Hebner and stops to check on him. Joe turns around to a spear from Lashley for the win.
Winner: Bobby Lashley