Tamina is totally dominating Nikki. AJ Lee is tagged in and gets a 2 count. She locks in a sleeper hold, some more offense and dances around the ring. They kick it up a level and the action gets really good, with Nikki Bella looking especially good. She hits the X-Factor on AJ Lee and pins the divas champion.
Winner: The Bella Twins
Later tonight, The Usos will face The Shield in a #1 Contender's match.
Backstage, Paul Heyman is with Ryback and Curtis Axel and is interviewed by Renee Young. Heyman gives an absolutely epic promo that you should go out of your way to watch on WWE's Youtube channel. Big E Langston interrupts them. Paul Heyman says Curtis Axel needs to teach this rookie some respect in a match later tonight.
A video package airs looking back at Shawn Michaels training Daniel Bryan and Bryan's road from HBK's wrestling school to WWE Champion.
The Wyatt Family makes their entrance.
Harper & Rowan vs The Miz & Kofi Kingston
Harper and Rowan dominating early, with both men tagging in and out while beating the life out of The Miz. Kofi Kingston finally gets a hot tag and unloads on both men, using his speed and agility to take out the big men. Kofi is on a roll until Harper hits him with a clothesline that turns him inside out.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
After the match, Harper & Rowan beat up the babyfaces. Kofi is thrown out of the ring. Bray Wyatt enters the ring as The Miz is tied up in the ropes by Harper & Rowan. Wyatt says he's won wars without having to lift a finger. Wyatt tells Miz that he knows him. He asks, "Do you believe in the creator? Life after death?" He does. He's here to lead Miz to the gates of hell. Follow the buzzards.
Big E Langston vs. Curtis Axel
Before the match begins, Langston spears Curtis Axel. Ryback jumps on Langston and all 3 men brawl. Cole suggests that Paul Heyman has set up a trap - as all 3 men brawl on the outside of the ring. Langston is holding his own against Ryback & Axel until Paul Heyman hits him in the back with a kendo stick. Ryback takes out Langston. CM Punk runs out and runs off the heels. As Punk and Langston are standing in the ring together - Vickie Guerrero orders them to wrestle in a tag team match.
CM Punk & Big E Langston vs. Curtis Axel & Ryback
Punk and Langston are in control of Curtis Axel early. Axel drags Punk into his corner and tags in Ryback. Punk quickly gets the upper hand, but Ryback uses his power to get control. Solid match. Big E Langston gets the hot tag towards the end and hit his signature spots on Curtis Axel. Ryback tries to interfere but CM Punk takes him out with a top rope attack. Langston hits his Big Ending finisher on Axel and pins the Intercontinental champion.
Winners: Big E Langston & CM Punk
Langston & Punk celebrate in the ring after the match, until CM Punk chases after Paul Heyman is at ringside. Heyman escapes through the crowd and Punk chases him out.
Backstage, R-Truth does a pretty good sales pitch for WWEShop merchandise.
The Real Americans vs. Tons of Funk
Tensai starts out controlling Jack Swagger. Cesaro tags in, but Tensai throws him out of the ring onto the apron. He thrwos Swagger out. Cesaro gets back in the ring and beats up Tensai. Swagger tags in and is working on Swagger's knee. Zeb Colter ranting on commentary about Los Matadores and their Mexican heritage. Albert's head is busted open. Cesaro locks in a headbutt on Tensai. Tensai hits a back bodydrop and Brodus Clay comes in. Clay knocks Cesaro down 3 times. Swagger runs in but Clay knocks him down. Cesaro hits an uppercut and then does the Cesaro swing on Brodus Clay. Swagger tags in, Tensai off the aprox and locks in the Patriot Lock on Clay. Clay taps, but Swagger keeps the hold locked in.
Winners: The Real Americans
Zeb Colter introduces his new "friend" - a bullwhip. He puts his hand over his heart and the arena chants, "We The People."
A great video package airs looking back at John Cena's entire career.
Footage from SmackDown was shown of Alberto Del Rio putting Josh Matthews in the cross arm breaker.
Cody Rhodes and Goldust come out to new music that's a pretty cool hybrid of their two themes. They'll be on commentary for the #1 Contenders match.
The Shield vs. The Usos
Seth Rollins and Jay start off. Very fast action at the start of this match. Rollins gets over the top rope and Jay does a dive over the ropes onto Rollins outside of the ring. Reigns is in and quickly gets a 2 count on Uso. The Uso's tag and Uso is in control of Reigns. Another tag and they hit a double team move on Reigns. Reigns gets Uso into the heel corner and Rollins tags in. Great action in the ring but the announcers are barely acknowledging it because they're talking to Cody. Reigns in control. Uso gets knocked off the apron and onto the announcers table in a pretty nasty spot. Reigns in control but Uso fighting back. Reigns shuts down the comeback. Both teams are getting in a lot of really good offense in this very physical match. Uso goes for top rope splash but Reigns gets his knees up. Rollins starts fighting with Cody on the outside and Goldust gest involved. Everybody is brawling at ringside and the match is called off. They all continue to fight, with the babyfaces clearing out the Shield, who left through the crowd. The match had so winner, so it looks like we'll see all 3 teams fighting for the gold this Sunday at Hell in a Cell.
It's time for the official contract signing. Triple H and Stephanie are in the ring with a table and two chairs. Orton is out first, followed by Bryan. Triple H then introduces the special guest referee for their match, Shawn Michaels. HBK comes out to a big entrance with pyro. He gets in the ring, runs around and jokes with Triple H. All smiles from everybody but Orton so far. Orton is given the chance to sign first. Orton says he owes Daniel Bryan a lot of credit. He keeps getting back up. After this Sunday, he won't be... (Continues on next page)