WWE Battleground: Darren Young Vs. The Miz (WWE Intercontinental Title Match)

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WWE Intercontinental Title Match: Darren Young vs. The Miz

We go to the ring and out comes Darren Young with WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund. WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz is out next with wife Maryse.

Back and forth to start. Miz drops Young with shoulder tackles. Young comes back with a big shot of his own and a swinging neckbreaker for a 2 count as Maryse looks on. Young takes Miz to the corner for more offense. Miz runs into boots. Young goes up top but Maryse yells at him, allowing Miz to knock Young to the floor. Miz keeps control on the floor and rams Young back into the apron before bringing it back in. Miz with a 2 count. Miz keeps Young grounded on the mat with a headlock now.

Miz keeps Young down in a headlock and talks trash to Backlund. Young tries to make a comeback. He blocks a neckbreaker. More back and forth. Miz charges with the corner clothesline but Young floors him with a clothesline. Young makes another comeback and nails a big throw. Young slams Miz's back on the apron and covers for a 2 count. Backlund gets wild at ringside. Miz counters a Crossface Chickenwing and goes to the floor. Backlund stops him from leaving. Young takes advantage and yanks Miz into the ring. Maryse slaps Backlund to the floor. He gets up shocked. Maryse falls and tries to make it look like Backlund hit her as he's snapped now. Miz goes to the floor and yells at Backlund, then shoves him down. Young has had enough, he comes out and drops Miz to the floor with the Chickenwing. The referee calls for the bell.

Winner by DQ: The Miz

After the bell, Young keeps the hold locked as Miz taps out. Referees try to break it up but Young has snapped. He assaults a referee trying to make it back to Miz. Young joins Backlund on the ramp and can't believe his hands just did that. Young's music hits as officials and Maryse check on The Miz.


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