WWE United States champion Antonio Cesaro vs. Justin Gabriel
Bonus match. As we noted earlier in the week, this was expected to be added.
They showed clips of Gabriel winning their non-title bout on Raw, which angered Cesaro.
Cesaro attacked him at the bell and raked Gabriel's face into the mat. They had some nice back and forth wrestling. Cesaro was blocked and monkey flipped over. Gabriel went to the top but was caught and knocked off to the floor by the champion.
Cesaro followed him to the floor, where he continued unloading with some physical shots. Cesaro nailed a fall away slam on Gabriel for a two count. Cesaro used a double stomp for a two count. Cesaro locked in an armbar. Gabriel tried to fight out but was brought back down to the mat. He fought his way back to his feet.
Cesaro went for a belly to back suplex but Gabriel landed on his feet. He nailed Cesaro and hit a springboard quebrada into the ring for a two count. Cesaro cut him off and worked over Gabriel in the corner with a series of strikes but was kicked off.
Gabriel caught Cesaro with a DDT for a two count. Gabriel went for the 450 but Cesaro moved and Gabriel hit the mat almost on the top of his head while rolling through. He was run into the corner but caught Cesaro with an inverted DDT for a two count.
Cesaro rolled to the floor. Gabriel kicked him away and went for a dive over the top but was caught with an uppercut as he came down. Cesaro dumped him back into the ring and nailed the Neutralizer for the pinfall.
Your winner and still United States champion, Antonio Cesaro!
Solid match. Nothing wrong here at all with the storytelling in the ring.
Backstage, Paul Heyman was thanking Vickie Guerrero for Hell in A Cell was canceled. Guerrero cut him off and said that the match was on and if they had a problem with that, they knew where to go. Heyman was pissed but walked off.
Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara vs. The Prime Time Players
Cara and Cara nailed some double team maneuvers early. Young was set up for the 619 but escaped and threw Rey hard into his corner. Titus O'Neal tagged in and the PTP nailed a double shoulderblock on Mysterio for a two count.
Cara made the hot tag and nailed some kicks and hot moves on each of the Players. He nailed a cross body on Titus for a two count. He went for a springboard armdrag off the ropes but was pulled down and into O'Neal's arms for a series of backbreakers.
The Players worked over Cara in their corner. Young nailed a neckbreaker for a two count. He scissored Cara with his legs and sunk in a chinlock as well, trying to wear him down. Cara fought his way out and ended up on the apron. He kicked away at both Players trying to escape but was caught with a suplex onto the apron outside.
Rey broke up a pinfall but O'Neal continued to work over Cara. Cara tried to fight back but was taken down. Cara was slammed over. O'Neal picked up Young for a suplex and dropped him down atop of Cara for a two count. Young measured and clotheslined Cara down.
Young peppered Cara with a series of right hands. O'Neal tagged in and went for a three point stance but missed, hitting the ringpost shoulder-first. Cara tried for a tag but was grabbed. He nailed a standing Sliced Bread #2 to ward off O'Neal. Cara came down with his head, tucked down, driven right into the mat. He looked to have hurt himself there.
Mysterio made the hot tag. He shoulderblocked Young and hit a seated senton off the top for a two count. He nailed a tiltowhirl into a DDT for another two count. Mysterio went for a sunset flip. Young held on and tried to nail Rey, who moved out of the way.
Rey moved as O'Neal charged and Titus ended up on the floor, where Cara hit a dive off the top. They set up Young for the 619 and Rey nailed it. Mysterio hit a top rope splash for the pin.
Your winners, Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara!
OK match with some decent back and forth wrestling.
WWE staff were checking on Cara after the match while he was out on the floor. He still rolled into the ring and celebrated after. I am guessing he is going to be checked for a concussion over the next few days.
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