another, and one more, but Bryan knocks him down .Bryan drops a knee to the face of Kofi then gets in a wrist lock. Kofi is up, tho, and snapmoares Bryan to the mat. Some rope work ends with Kofi hitting a dropkick. He runs but Bryan sends Kofi to the outside. Bryan is on the apron, he goes for the running knee, but Kofi moves, goes up top and flies off the corner turnbuckle with a high cross body to the ground as we go to break.
We are back, and both men are in the ring. Kofi monkey flips Bryan. Kofi runs right into a drop toe hold and Kofi hits the turnbuckle face first. In the back, AJ is thinking about what I'm wearing. Bryan steps on Kofi's head and screams YES. Bryan with some hard high kicks in the corner, each accentuated by a YES! He snapmares Kofi to the mat then kicks him in the back and rolls him over for a pin. 1...2..NO! Bryan from behind with a chinlock. Kofi slowly gets to his feet and hits some hands to the gut of Bryan, kicks, runs to the ropes, holds on, here comes the axe handles! Dropkick followed by a high clothesline. He's calling for the Boom Drop. He hits it! Trouble in Paradise is a comin! Bryan is up. No!, Bryan ducks and goes for the Yes! Lock! Kofi hits the SOS. Pin for 1...2..NO! Bryan is sent in the corner. Kofi with some kicks, then a whip. Bryan revereses and runs right into Kofi's swinging leg. Kofi tries to go up top quickly, Bryan is quicker, though, and hits Kofi. He goes up, looking for a Superplex. Kofi with a headbutt! Crossbody, but Bryan moves! Bryan with the YES! Lock!!!! Will Kingston tap out!?! YES! YES! YES!
Winner: Daniel Bryan (***)
Pretty solid match if you ask me...and if you're reading, I'm going to go ahead and assumed you asked. The crowd tries hard to turn Bryan, but he holds strong to his heel tactics.
After the win, Bryan locks in the YES lock one more time before Sheamus comes flying out to stop him, sending Bryan up the ramp.
Match 5: Brodus Clay vs. Dolph Ziggler
Dolph fires with a dropkick right away, but Clay no sells it and hits a T-Bone. Brodus hits the ropes and Swagger tries to pull Dolph outside the ring. Brodus pulls both men in and headbutts Swagger as the ref calls for the bell.
Winner: Brodus Clay via DQ
Brodus send Dolph high in the air, then knocks him out of the ring. Vickie is on the apron, yelling, and she kicks Cameron down. Naomi follows her into the ring and Vickie turns right into the gyrating moves of one Funasaurus. She turns and Naomi pushes her, as she rolls out of the ring. Cameron is back with enough spunk to hit the splits as Dolph, Swagger and Vickie are sent back up the ramp.
In the back, Ace tells Otunga that if he focused more on his in ring career as much as he helped Ace, the sky is the limit. Eve comes back and asks Ace if they are going to meet. He offers her some time now.
Before we go to break, King and Cole share a memory or two about Cheif Jay Strongbow. We get a special look at the life and career of the man which is as good as any other great video package we've seen in the past.
Sherlock Truth is in the back with Teddy. He claims that he has found a job for Teddy, the General Manager of Smackdown. Teddy mentions that he was fired, der. Truth says he's got 8 years experience, he's a shoe-in. Teddy walks away.
Match 6: The Greath Khali and The Big Show vs. Epico and Primo (w/ Rosa Mendes)
This isn't even funny...Epico and Khali to start. Epico with a go behind, but Khali sends him to the ropes and hits him in the head, then sends him to the corner and chops the chest. Abraham Washington comes out to the top of the ramp with an iPad, seemingly scouting. Khali chops Epico again, so Epico runs and tgs Primo in. Khali brings Primo in the hard way, whips Primo, and hits big boot. Primo rolls out as Khali lumbers away. Rosa calls for the titles and decides to leave with the champs. Big Show ain't having it, though, and grabs both the tag champs, sending Primo in the ring to receive a chop, then Epico to receive the same. Show hits the Chokeslam, Khali hits the Punjabi Plunge. Both men pin and the ref counts for the 1...2...3
Winners: The Big Show and The Great Khali (NR)
Nevermind the fact that this probably should have been a DQ, considering Show's interruption, Show dancing the way he did afterwards deducts any possible stars this match could have garnered.
Match 7: John Cena vs. Lord Tensai
Lock up is blocked, and Tensai hits a back elbow then sends Cena to the corner headfirst, followed by a kick to the head. Tesnai with an uppercut then a suplex, but Cena locks the legs. Cena with a suplex of his own. Tensai is up right away, though, and hits hard clothesline. Tensai with a kick then a whip to the corner. Cena is selling this like an ass beating of a life time. Tensai with a kick to the chest in the corner then tosses Cena to the opposite corner chest first. Tensai with a splash in the corner. Cena is sent to the outside and Tensai kicks Cena in the gut a few times. Cena is able to get a bit of offense but it's short lived as Tensai sends him shoulder first into the stairs.Tensai is looking for a powerbomb of sorts, but Cena flips him over, then grabs the steels steps. He sends them right into the side of Tensai, and Albert goes down! Cena sends Albert in the ring, and Tensai's little dude kicks Cena in the leg. Otunga is here to send Cena back in the ring and Tesnai hits a stalled Double Underhook slam and a pin for 1...2..NO! Tensai calls for a nerve pinch, and gets Cena from behind with a hard clinch on the shoulder. Cena is able to break it, but Tensai clotheslines Cena down. Tensai sends Cena to the corner and looks to crush him. Albert runs chest first into the corner, instead. Cena with a shoulderblock, another, one more and Tensai goes down, but gets right back up. Protobomb and Tensai shouldn't be able to see him! But he does, and he's up with a knife-edge chop to the neck of Cena. Albert hits the ropes then drops his ass on Cena's gut and pins... (Continues on next page)