Orton tries for the RKO again, but Kane pushes Orton into the ropes and hits the chokeslam. Kane goes for the pin, but Orton kicks out at two. Kane is frustrated, and he grabs the chair, laying it down in the middle of the ring. Kane pulls his thumb across his throat and wait for Orton to get to his feet. Kane goes for the tombstone, but Orton fights out and hits the RKO on the steel chair. Orton pins Kane, and gets the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
Johnny Ace is backstage with Eve. Johnny talks about how it's his first PPV as GM of Raw and Smackdown. Eve calls in Teddy Long, who comes in with a cart and a bucket with a couple of bottle of champagne. They rub in Teddy's face that he's no longer GM before toasting to change and People Power. Ace's cell phone rings and it's Triple H. He says he can talk, and goes to a more private place.
Brodus Clay vs. Dolph Ziggler
Apparently this is a match, as Brodus is in his gear, and Vickie Guerrero comes out to introduce Dolph Ziggler, who's accompanied to the ring by Vickie and Jack Swagger.
The bell rings and Clay and Ziggler circle each other before locking up. Clay slams Ziggler face first to the mat. Ziggler goes for the leg, but Clay grabs him by the face and tosses him aside. Ziggler signals over to Swagger, who distracts Clay, and allows Ziggler to dropkick Clay, sending him over the top to the outside. Ziggler distracts the ref, and Swagger shoulder blocks Clay, knocking him to the floor.
Brodus heads back into the ring, and he's taken down by a dropkick, rocker dropper combo. Ziggler goes for the pin, but Clay kicks out. Ziggler locks on a front face lock, but Clay fights up to his feet and out of the hold. Ziggler responds with a beautiful dropkick, but it's only good for a near fall. Ziggler hops on Clay's back and locks in the sleeper. Clay fights up to a knee, then up to his feet. Clay powers out of the sleeper, but Ziggler is right back on him, punching and kicking at Clay.
Ziggler tries for a suplex, but Clay tosses him off with a front suplex of his own. Clay hits a couple of clotheslines. Clay is distracted by Swagger, but he sends him from the apron, head butts Ziggler in the midsection and splashes him for the three count.
Winner: Brodus Clay
Cody Rhodes vs. Big Show (c)
We get footage of the wheel being spun earlier to determine the stipulation of the match. It was determined to be a tables match. Cody Rhodes blames Teddy for the match, since he spun the wheel.
The bell rings and Show attacks, taking Cody into the corner and beating him down. Show hits Cody with a nasty chop to the chest before back dropping him way up into the air. Cody drops out of the ring to the floor, and Show follows. Show hits Cody with another big chop to the chest.
Show grabs a table and sets it up on the outside. Show shoulders Cody, but Rhodes fights out and hits a chop block. Show shoves Rhodes into the barricade, and hits him with another chop to the chest before picking him up and whipping him back toward the ringside area. Show rolls Rhodes into the ring and grabs a table, sliding it in and heading in afterwards. Show props the table up in the corner and turns around. Show tries to send Rhodes through the table, but Rhodes plants off of it and hits the disaster kick. Show responds by getting up and hitting a shoulder block that sends Rhodes to the outside.
Show heads out and whips Cody into the barricade before chopping his chest and sending him back into the ring. Cody bails out on the other side and grabs a table. Show follows and stops him, but Cody gets in a couple of shots, only to be laid out by Show. Show sends Rhodes back into the ring and grabs another table, bringing it into the ring before headin back in himself. Rhodes hits Show with a dropkick and Show drops down, putting his foot through a table. The ref calls for the bell and Show looks stunned.
Winner and NEW WWE Intercontinental Champion: Cody Rhodes
Show heads back into the ring and hits Rhodes with a spear while he's celebrating. Show sets up a table in the middle of the ring and grabs Cody around the throat. Show picks him up and hits a chokeslam, sending Rhodes through the table.
Show starts to head to the back, but he stops himself. Show picks up Rhodes and presses him over his head, tossing him over the ropes, to the outside, and through yet another table. Show heads out to the back, looking furious.
Rhodes is slow to recover, but he shrugs off help, and grabs his title, heading to the back under his own power.
Matt Striker is backstage with Daniel Bryan. Bryan says that teachers like Striker are why the American education system has fallen. Bryan says he gets more chicks than Sheamus. His beard is better. His stomach isn't weight down by corned beef. He's better in every way imaginable. Bryan says Sheamus is like the Chicago crowd. Overrated and unimaginative. Bryan says he'll become the two time World Heavyweight Champion tonight before heading off screaming 'Yes!' the whole way. As he walks off, AJ is shown looking on.
World Heavyweight Title
2 of 3 Falls Match
Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus (c)
We get a video package of the events, starting at WrestleMania, that have led up to this match.
Daniel Bryan is the first man out to the ring, and despite insulting the crowd just a couple of minutes ago, the crowd seems to be behind him, chanting 'Yes!' for him. Although there are some boos sprinkled in there.
Sheamus is out next, and the Irishman gets a fair amount of boos from the crowd. Sheamus is out wearing a t-shirt that says '18... (Continues on next page)