Barrett escapes the ring. Barrett comes back in, and Miz with more atomic drops to torture Barrett and a Skull Crushing Finale attempt. Barrett escapes again and stalls for time on the outside. They go at it and Miz has control until Barrett hits a big boot on the top rope. Barrett with forearm shots now. Barrett with a high knee to the gut and a 2 count. More back and forth. Miz with another roll up for 2. Miz with the backbreaker but Barrett blocks the neckbreaker. Miz dumps Barrett over the top and to the floor. Miz leaps off the apron with an ax handle and brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. We go to commercial.
As we come back from break, Barrett is covering for a two count. We see during the break that Barrett regained control by ramming Miz into the barricade. Barrett with knees to Miz in the ropes, and boots Miz hard to the outside. The crowd is all over Barrett. Barrett brings Miz back in for a 2 count. Barrett works on the lower back now. Miz makes a comeback and sends Barrett face-first into the turnbuckles. Miz with a forearm and a high knee. Miz hits the running clothesline in the corner and goes to the top. Miz comes crashing down on Barrett with an axe handle for another 2 count. Barrett blocks the Skull Crushing Finale and hits a nice Winds of Change for a 2 count. Miz slides out of Wasteland and blocks a big kick. Miz goes for the Figure Four but Barrett turns it into a 2 count. Miz sweeps Barrett and goes for the Figure Four again. Barrett kicks him into the ring post shoulder first. Barrett rolls Miz up for 2. Barrett with a big kick to the head and a 2 count. Barrett goes for the Bullhammer Elbow, but Miz ducks and rolls Barrett up for 2. Barrett tosses Miz to the apron. Miz ducks and Barrett gets his boys hung up on the ropes! Miz drops Barrett and applies the Figure Four! Barrett taps!
I'll give Miz credit for one thing during his face turn; he's at least learning better psychology for working towards the Figure Four, but that's about it.
Winner: The Miz
Kane and Daniel Bryan are backstage having a little argument concerning their past relations with AJ. Kaitlyn comes in and hushes them up. She says they need to move on from AJ Lee. AJ walks in and listens as Kaitlyn talks about AJ's past with them both. Kaitlyn rips into AJ while she listens on. AJ attacks from behind (CATFIGHHHHT!) and beats her around the room. Kane and Bryan pull her off and take her out of the room. Divas Title match in the works? Eh, why not?
The Legends have their questions for both the Rock and John Cena. Meanwhile, the SHIELD in action...NEXT!
The SHIELD vs. The Great Khali, Zack Ryder & Justin Gabriel
Ah, J.O.B. Squad circa 2013, and shut up, I'm talking about Khali and Co.
Rollins comes off the ropes and gets chopped down by Khali. Ryder tags in, with the Irish whip reversed by Rollins. Ryder gets the knees up. Ryder misses with the dropkick from the top rope. Ambrose with a drop kick off the ropes of his own to Ryder. Reigns throws Ryder in the corner and stomps on him. Ryder with an elbow to Reigns. Gabriel tags in hot with a series of kicks to Reigns and Ambrose with a clothesline from behind. Ambrose with an overhead throw to Gabriel, holding him in place as Rollins comes off the top rope with an elbow to Gabriel's head for the three count.
Winners: The SHIELD
After the match, The Great Khali comes in and attacks The Shield but they beat him down and hit the triple powerbomb to lay him out. They pose, but Sheamus' music hits and out he comes to the stage. Randy Orton's music hits next and out he comes to stand beside Sheamus. Orton and Sheamus head to the ring for a fight. Big Show comes through the crowd and they have the ring surrounded. Show, Orton and Sheamus hit the ring and a brawl breaks out. They clean house and The Shield retreats through the crowd. Sheamus, Orton and Show look at the WrestleMania sign as Show's music plays, and the trio, methinks, has finally been made official.
Jericho emerges from Vickie Guerrero's office. Josh Matthews asks him what went on in the office. Jericho says when you've done what he has in WWE, you become a target. Jericho says Fandango has kicked his ass twice in a row and it means nothing, he's proven nothing. Jericho says Fandango will now get his chance at WrestleMania 29. Jericho vs. Fandango is official, and Jerry Lawler is probably squeeing like a fangirl.
Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow come out ripping Philadelphia for their greasy sandwiches (Damn cheese steak-less diet) and stadiums built around prisons. They introduce The Bella Twins and out they come to walk Rhodes Scholars to the ring.
Rhodes Scholars w/The Bella Twins vs. Brodus Clay & "Sweet T" Tensai w/The Funkadactyls
Back from the break and Brodus Clay, Tensai, Cameron and Naomi are dancing in the ring. It's going to be Clay starting things out with Sandow. Sandow strikes but Clay runs over him. Clay with a clothesline in the corner and a tag to Tensai. They double team Sandow with a big slam. Tensai misses in the corner but hits a big shoulder. Cody tags in and goes at it with Tensai. Sandow comes back in for some double teaming and stomps on Tensai. Sandow with the Cubito Aequet and a 2 count.
Cody comes back in and keeps Tensai in control. Cody comes off the top but Tensai drops him with a right hand in mid-air. Clay comes in off the hot tag and works over Cody. He knocks Sandow off the apron. Clay with a big SHEEE-plex and splash in the corner. The Bellas pull Cody to safety but Cameron and Naomi attack them with their pom-poms...their actual pom-poms to the shame of male fans everywhere. Sandow gets a cheap shot on Clay and Cody hits the Disaster Kick on the Funkasaurus for the win.
Winners: Rhodes Scholars
Promo for Rock's "GI Joe 2." It is what it is.
Ryback is WALKING. The 3-on-1 feeding... (Continues on next page)