Location: Little Rock, AK
Date: September 26, 2014
Commentators: Michael Cole, Tom Phillips, and JBL
Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz (w/ Damien Mizdow)
Ambrose goes after Miz, but he runs to the floor. Miz gets back in, as he is put in a Headlock. Ambrose does a Takeover, but is backed into the ropes. Dean hits a shoulder, and rolls up Miz. Pin, but a kick out. Miz rolls to the apron, as he snaps Dean to the floor. Miz kicks away at Dean, following with an Irish Whip. Miz ducks a Clothesline, and goes to the floor. Dean follows Miz, and meets him in the ring with fists. Dean grinds his elbow into Miz, but is poked in the eye while the ref is turned. Miz follows with a Neckbreaker and cover, but a kick out. Miz throws kicks to Dean on the mat. Miz runs the ropes, but Dean hits a Front Dropkick. Dean follows with a Plancha, then throwing Miz into the barricade. Dean puts Miz back in the ring. Damien yells from the floor, distracting Dean, who eats a Big Boot after turning around.
Miz runs to a cornered Ambrose, but is blasted with an elbow. Dean runs the ropes, taking out Miz with a Crossbody. Dean takes Miz over the top rope, following with a Suicide Dive. Dean gets back in the ring, but is put in a Small Package. Pin, but a kick out. Dean goes top rope with a Headlock, and connects with a Tornado DDT. Pin, but a kick out. Dean goes top rope, as he goes for a Missile Dropkick. Miz reverses it into a Figure Four Leglock, as Ambrose inches to the bottom rope. Miz goes for it again, but is kicked away. Dean is sent into the ropes, but hits a Rebound Lariat. Seth Rollins and Kane come out on the ramp. Miz goes for a Skull Crushing Finale, but Dean reverses it into Dirty Deeds for the win.
Winner: Dean Ambrose – Pinfall (Dirty Deeds)
Rollins and Kane get in the ring and attack Ambrose. Dean fights them off, sending Kane to the floor. Rollins takes Dean out with a knee, but he hits a Rebound Lariat. Dean grabs the Money in the Bank Briefcase and runs out of the ring and to the audience. Ambrose stands in the crowd as Seth and Kane remain in the ring.
Gold and Stardust cut a promo backstage. Goldust says they have the Cosmic Key, and they have to stop the Usos from getting it. Stardust says they can’t have it. Goldust assures they won’t and will not forget the name of Gold and Stardust.
Intercontinental Championship #1 Contender Battle Royal
The match starts as Bo Dallas eliminates Diego, followed by Sin Cara. Damien Mizdow eliminates Fernando. Kofi Kingston eliminates Justin Gabriel. Xavier Woods is eliminated. Titus O’Neil eliminates Zack Ryder. Jack Swagger eliminated Titus O’Neil. Heath Slater is eliminated by Jack Swagger. Kingston goes to eliminate Cesaro, but is picked up, and thrown into Swagger. Both Kingston and Swagger are taken to the floor.
Backstage, Renee Young interviews The Usos as they get hyped about their Tag Team Title rematch. The Usos say they have their gear, face paint, but are only missing their championships.
WWE tag team championship match: WWE tag team champions Goldust and Stardust vs. The Usos
Stardust and Jey start off, as Uso hits some back elbows. Uso ducks a Shining Wizard, and rolls up Star. Kick out. Uso connects with chops and whips Stardust to the corner. Stardust misses with a Float Over and is hit with a Powerslam. Goldust get in the ring, as they are both sent to the floor. The Usos connects with a Double Suicide Dive.
Goldust have Jey locked in a Headlock. Goldust does an Arm Breaker to Uso, as Stardust is tagged. Star gets the arm, as he pull away at it. Goldust is tagged, as he does a signature slap. Goldust and Uso trade slaps, until Stardust is tagged. Uso is held from the corner, until Goldust tags. Uso sends them both over the top rope, as he gets a Samoan Drop to Goldust. Jimmy is tagged, as he cleans house. Jimmy connects with an Exploder Suplex to Stardust and an Enziguri to Goldust. Uso connects with a hip to Stardust, and goes for a Superkick. Stardust ducks it, as Uso is sent to the floor. Goldust goes for a Rolling Senton, but is caught, and thrown into the barricade. Stardust then connects with a Springboard Imploding Seated Senton. Stardust goes to the top rope, but is caught with a Doomsday Device. Jimmy is tagged, as he connects with a Splash. Pin, but Goldust attacks Jimmy with the belt.
Winners: The Usos – Disqualification (Foreign Object)
Backstage, Seth complains to Kane about Ambrose. Rollins complains that Dean crossed the line. Rollins says if Dean doesn’t return the briefcase, he will make what he did to him with the cinder blocks look like child’s play.
Natalya and Rosa Mendes vs. Summer Rae and Layla
Natalya runs after Summer, but Layla is tagged. They lock up, as Natalya rolls her up. Layla kicks out and gets an Arm Bar. Natalya rolls out, and counters into a Sharpshooter. Summer is tagged, as Natalya slingshots her into the ring. Natalya connects with a Discus Lariat, follows by a Snap Suplex. Natalya goes after Summer in the corner, but is thrown into the turn buckle. Layla is tagged, throws a kick, and tags Summer. The two trade tags after kicking Natalya. Summer is tagged, as she locks in a Bodyscissors. Natalya stands out, but is thrown to the mat by her hair. Summer misses with a Leg Drop, as Rosa is tagged. Rosa connects with Clotheslines and a Dropkick. Pin, but a kick out. Layla connects with a Roundhouse. Pin, but Natalya breaks it. Layla kicks Natalya out of the ring. Layla rolls up Rosa for the win.
Winners: Summer Rae and Layla – Pinfall (School Girl)
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Big Show about Rusev. Show talks about Henry taking his lose pretty hard. Show says they have a strong bond, but Show says freedom comes with a price. Show says that Swagger told Rusev “We the People” and Henry said “That’s What I Do.” Show says he is telling Rusev he is going to knock his ass out.
WWE Intercontinental championship match: WWE Intercontinental champion Dolph Ziggler vs. Cesaro
They lock up, as Ziggler is backed into the ropes. Cesaro takes down Ziggler, but Dolph takes him in the corner. Cesaro throws strikes, followed by a Monkey Flip. Ziggler lands, as he does an Arm Drag. Ziggler follows with an Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Cesaro takes Ziggler to the floor, as he follows after him. Cesaro takes Ziggler to the barricade. Ziggler goes for a Neckbreaker, but is reversed into a Back Suplex. Cesaro locks in an Abdominal Stretch, while holding the ropes. Ziggler reverses it into a Hip Toss, but Cesaro goes to the second rope. Cesaro connects with an Elbow Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Cesaro locks in a Straight Jacket. Ziggler reverses with a Chin Breaker. Cesaro is in the corner, but ducks Ziggler’s Stinger Splash. Cesaro gets out, but eats a Dropkick. Cesaro catches Ziggler, as Dolph rolls up Cesaro. Pin, but Cesaro grabs the bottom rope. However, the ref doesn’t see it.
Winner and STILL Intercontinental Champion: Dolph Ziggler – Pinfall (School Boy)
Backstage, Renee Young interviews Rusev and Lana. Lana starts speaking Russian, as she translates. Lana says history will repeat itself, as Show suffers the same fate as Henry. Rusev speaks some Bulgarian to end the interview.
Rusev (w/ Lana) vs. Big Show
Show unloads on Rusev, throwing him into the corner. Show connects with fists, while taking Rusev corner to corner. Show goes for a chop, but is chopped in the throat. Rusev whips Show, but is covered with a Sunset Flip. Pin, but a kick out. Rusev rolls to the floor.
Show takes Rusev to the corner, as he connects with chops. Rusev gets the leg of Show, and drops elbows to the inside. Rusev gets the knee, as Show gets Rusev to the mat and smashes his leg into his face. Show connects with a Side Slam. Pin, but a kick out. Show goes for a KO Punch, but Rusev locks in a Sleeper. Show elbows out, following with a Corner Clothesline. Show connects with a Chokeslam. Show goes for a KO, as Lana grabs the leg. Rusev goes to protect Lana, but hitting Show with Russian Flag.
Winner: Big Show – Disqualification (Foreign Object)
After the match, Rusev goes for a Superkick, but is hit with the KO Punch. Show stands tall over a fallen Rusev.