throw Sheamus into the steps, but Sheamus dodges them and Barrett retreats into the ring. As Sheamus gets up to the apron, Barrett levels him a knee lift and a STIFF kick to the midsection. Sheamus just gets in by the 9 count. Barrett ties up Sheamus in the ropes for knee lifts and his trademark big boot. Barrett slams Sheamus into the announce table and roll him back in for a two count. Sheamus tries to fight out, and counters with an Irish Curse to get a breather. Both men back up. Sheamus fires up with some Irish Hammers, a knee lift, and a Bulldog Powerslam for two! Sheamus gets the full Ten Shots this time, and hits a suplex for a near fall. Shot to Barrett in the corner, Barrett reverses the whip, nails a clothesline, then drops a second-rope elbow for a close near fall. Barrett pulls Sheamus up for Wasteland, Sheamus falls off and tries for the Brogue Kick, but Barrett ducks and hits the Winds of Change for a CLOSE two count! Barrett counters a charge by Sheamus, who tries heading up top for a shoulder block. Barrett ducks it, but Sheamus rolls through and attempts an Irish Cloverleaf. Big Show marches down to the ring, and Sheamus prepares to defend himself. Sheamus tries for White Noise on Barrett, who slips out. Sheamus goes off the ropes, only to go over when Show pulls them for the DQ.
- Big Show rolls Sheamus back in for Barrett to pick the bones, but Sheamus comes back with a Brogue Kick on Wade and muscles Show out of the ring, standing tall!
- We're backstage with Vince, who meets up with Cena, and asks for the prognosis on Cena's arm. Cena says it frankly doesn't matter since Vince hasn't listen to doctors before, particularly last week when he faced Punk. Cena actually feels Vince did the right thing, as that was where he belonged, just like Cena belongs in the ring. No matter what percent he's at, he'll be ready for Vince's choice.
Divas Championship: Eve Torres (c) v. Layla
A scuffle from the two ladies at the beginning, then some shoving. Eve with a knee, then a headlock takeover. Layla fights out, but Eve counters into an armbar. Layla fighting out again with some kicks, Eve locks the arm back in, the Layla tries locking the arm in, but gets tossed to the outside. Eve slams Layla into the apron and rolls her back in for a two count. Snapmare and a front kick for a two count. Grapevining the legs gets Eve another two count. Short arm leg scissors by Eve into a headscissors, which Eve uses to drop Layla on her head. Layla breaks the hold on the ropes. Eve with a choke into the ropes. Layla counters with a elbow and a roundhouse kick for two. COuple of facebusters, folllowed by a springboard cross body for a near fall. Eve barrels Layla into the corner, but gets a boot. Layla up on the ropes, Eve trips her and pins her, the ref apparently missing Layla's foot on the rope as he counts three.
Winner and STILL Divas Champion: Eve Torres
- Advert featuring Stephanie McMahon and WWE's partnership with NothingButNets.net.
- Backstage with the delightful Team Hell No. Bryan argues that he couldn't watch Kane beat up Matt Striker because Kane laughed at him getting beat up by the Big Show, and thinks that Kane should face Show if thinks it's so funny, and says that HE's the tag team champions.
- Vince backstage with Ryback, who pretty much has three words for Vince. "FEED. ME. PUNK!" I'm convinced.
- We find out Mysterio has a touch of the flu and can't compete, so the Tag Team Championship #1 Contender
finals are being held off until next week's Raw. Meanwhile, Team Rhodes Scholars is in action for a warm-up, NEXT!!!
- At Honky Tonk Central in Nashville, "3MB" suddenly crashes the stage and tries to rock out, but get booted out.
Rhodes Scholars v. The Colons w/Rosa Mendes
Primo starts off with a dropkick on Rhodes for a two count. Epico tags in for some boots, then Primo comes back in with a senton for two. Rhodes reverses a whip, then nails a Holly shot, followed up by a Sandow cheap shot behind the ref's back, for two. Tag to Sandow, who grounds Primo. He tries to slip out, but Sandow picks the ankle and tags in Cody, who hits a fist drop for two. Tag back to Sandow, who drops the Elbow of Disdain for two. Tag to Cody, who puts the boots to Primo for a two count. More boots to the side of Primo's head, but Primo counters a shot, only to get pushed into Rhodes' corner. Sandown in with some rights, Primo tries to fight back, but gets drop toe hold by Sandown. Cody in again with a stomp, then a uppercut forearm for two. Cody locks the leg and tags in Sandow, who covers for two. Sandow tries a kick, but Primo rolls through and makes the hot tag to Epico, who comes in with some kicks and a pair of sambo suplexes. Rhodes breaks up the pinfall, only for Primo to take him out of the ring. Sandow reverses a whip by Epico, Epico gets the elbow up, cross body misses, and Sandow hit the Terminus ("The End") for three.
Winners: The Rhodes Scholars (A formulaic, but convincing win for the Rhodes Scholars in what turned out to be an impromptu match due to Mysterio calling in sick.)
Non-Title Match: IC Champion The Miz v. Kofi Kingston
Kofi takes Miz down right away, and Miz retreats to the outside, where Kofi follows with a clothesline. Back in the ring, Kofi follows up with a running dropkick and pressing his boot into Miz in the corner. Miz comes back with a takedown and some boots. Kofi tries to fight out, but Miz nails his corner clothesline splash, followed by an axe handle for two. Headlock by Miz into a back suplex, which Kofi counters for a two count. Another roll-up for two. Miz comes back with his backbreaker-neckbreaker combo for a two count. Reverse headlock by Miz. Kofi fights out with body shots and a back suplex to break the hold. Kofi fires up with some chops, the Superman punch, but Miz rolls out of the Boom Drop. Kofi waylays him with a kick, tries for the SOS, Miz tries the SCF, Kofi fights out, Miz... (Continues on next page)