Match Number Six: Sin Cara versus Antonio Cesaro
They lock up and Cesaro with a fireman’s carry into an arm bar. Cesaro sends Cara over the top rope to the floor. Cara returns to the ring and Cesaro kicks him in the head. Cara bounces off the ropes and connects with an arm drag. Cara with a springboard rana. Cara tries for the arm drag off the ropes but Cesaro crotches him. Cesaro kicks Cara and chokes him. Cesaro with a dead lift side salto and then he applies a reverse chin lock.
Cesaro with a power slam. Cesaro leaps onto Cara’s chest and gets a near fall. Cara escapes the reverse chin lock and Cara with chops. Cara with a satellite head scissors and then he hits the flip power bomb but Cesaro kicks out at two.
Cesaro sends Cara to the apron and Cara with an enzuigiri. Cara goes up top but Cesaro catches Cara and hits a back breaker. Cesaro with a reverse chin lock and he applies a giant swing before hitting the Gotch Style Neutralizer and gets the three count.
Winner: Antonio Cesaro
We go to a Wyatt Family video.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Vickie Guerrero is eating a Hardee’s hamburger while Brad watches her eat. Brad wants to know why he can’t have a burger while Vickie has three. Vince McMahon enters and he tells Vickie to chew and swallow. She asks Vince how he is doing.
Vince says that she is putting the main event of Payback in jeopardy with John Cena and Ryback in the ring together. What if they fight. Vickie says that is not how she would run the show even if it is great TV.
Vince wants to know what Vickie is going to do about it. Vickie says that she will cancel the match. Vince tells her to think again. Brad suggests that the lumberjacks come to the ring so they don’t attack each other and it will put focus on the Three Stages of Hell Match.
Match Number Seven: Randy Orton (with Daniel Bryan) versus Roman Reigns (with Seth Rollins) in a Shield versus Big Red Bearded Viper Series Match
They lock up and Reigns with a knee to the midsection followed by an elbow to the back of the neck. Reigns with punches but Orton with a kick and he sends Reigns into the turnbuckles and he punches him. Orton punches Reigns and hits a drop kick and gets a near fall. Orton runs his laces across the face and then he goes to the Garvin Stomp.
Orton with a leaping knee drop and he gets a near fall. Reigns rolls to the floor to regroup and he tries to punch Orton but Orton blocks it. Orton with punches and then he sends Reigns into the apron and then he hits a belly-to-back suplex on the ringside barrier.
They return to the ring and Orton gets a near fall. Orton with a boot to the midsection and then to the leg. Orton goes for another leaping knee drop but Reigns moves out of the way. Reigns kicks Orton. Reigns punches Orton but Orton with a Thesz Press. Orton goes to the turnbuckles and he punches Reigns. Orton with a head butt and for the first time a Samoan feels the worst of a head butt.
Reigns with an Irish whip but Orton with a boot to Reigns and then he connects with a forearm across the chest but Reigns with a forearm that knocks Orton off the turnbuckles and to the floor.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Reigns with a rear chin lock on Orton. Orton punches Reigns and he head butts Reigns. Reigns drops Orton on the top rope and Reigns with a flying clothesline for a near fall. Reigns punches Orton and he returns to the rear chin lock. Orton with a belly-to-back suplex and he escapes the chin lock.
Orton avoids a splash into the corner and Orton with two clotheslines and then he avoids a clothesline from Reigns and he hits a power slam. Rollins tries to interfere but Orton avoids it. Orton with a kick but Reigns gets Orton on his shoulders. Orton with a back breaker and Reigns goes to the apron.
Orton sets for the IEDDT and he hits it. Orton looks around and he twists to the mat for the RKO but Rollins attacks Bryan and he enters the ring. Rollins goes to the apron and then Orton tries for the IEDDT but Reigns pulls him to the floor. Bryan with a suicide dive and the referee calls for the bell.
Match Number Nine: Daniel Bryan versus Seth Rollins
Rollins punches Bryan. Bryan flips out of the corner and he hits the flying clothesline. Bryan kicks Rollins and connects with a European uppercut and then he connects with a knee. Bryan with kicks and elbows to Rollins. Bryan with elbows to the head and he gets a near fall. Bryan tries for the surfboard but Rollins gets too close to the ropes so Bryan drives the knees into the mat. Bryan with a baseball slide to Rollins followed by a flying knee off the apron and Rollins is down.
Bryan sends Rollins into the ring and he gets a near fall. Rollins backs Bryan into the corner and he connects with shoulders. Bryan blocks a punch and Bryan punches Rollins. Rollins with a flatline into the turnbuckles and Rollins gets a near fall. Rollins with punches to Bryan and then he returns the favor with the surfboard.
Bryan escapes and he kicks Rollins in the hamstring and Bryan with a surfboard on Rollins and Bryan with a chin lock into a Dragon Sleeper. Rollins with a punch to get out of the hold in a sign of desperation and we go to commercial.
We are back and Rollins with a reverse chin lock on Bryan. Bryan with punches but Rollins with a forearm and he gets a near fall. Rollins with a reverse chin lock with the arm trapped. Bryan with punches to Rollins but Rollins punches back. Rollins throws in a kick as well. Bryan with the advantage. Rollins tries for an enzuigiri but Bryan avoids it and he puts Rollins in a single leg crab and Rollins gets to the ropes and Bryan has to release the hold.
Bryan with kicks to the chest and then he hits a drop kick into the corner followed by a hesitation drop kick for a near fall. Bryan with kicks to the chest. Rollins avoids the round kick and Rollins with an enzuigiri and both men are down. Rollins gets a near fall. Rollins with kicks to the chest but he misses a round kick.
Rollins with a German suplex but Bryan lands on his feet. Rollins counters a rana with a buckle bomb and he gets a near fall. Rollins with kicks in the corner and then he hits a running forearm into the corner. Rollins is sent over the top rope to the floor by Bryan. Bryan goes for a suicide dive and Rollins with a forearm. Rollins goes up top but Bryan moves. Bryan with Chaos Theory followed by a round kick to the head but Rollins kicks out.
Bryan goes up top but Rollins crotches Bryan. Rollins goes to the turnbuckles and he tries for a superplex but Bryan escapes and he crotches Rollins. Bryan goes for a super belly-to-back suplex but Rollins is able to twist his hips and he gets a lateral press and both men are down. Reigns gets on the apron but Orton trips him. Rollins misses a splash into the corner and Bryan with an inside cradle for the three count.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
After the match, Bryan with a round kick to Rollins and Orton with an RKO.
Kaitlyn is in the back getting ready to find out her secret admirer.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a Special Olympics video package.
Kaitlyn is in the ring and she wants to know who her secret admirer is.
Big E Langston comes out and he has a bouquet of flowers.
Kaitlyn cannot believe that it is him. Langston gives Kaitlyn the flowers and he asks for the mic.
Langston says that this is unexpected and it is hard for him based on what happened earlier. People only see him as a big bad tough guy. They see him as Dolph’s heavy and they think he only wants to beat people up.
Langston says that he cares about her. He says that Kaitlyn should be skeptical and ever since he first met her, she was all that he could think of.
Langston dips Kaitlyn and then he drops her to the mat.
AJ comes out and she skips to the ring. She asks Kaitlyn how she feels. Does she feel worthless, alone, broken? That was how she felt when Kaitlyn abandoned her. AJ has let me hurt her for the last year. Daniel Bryan, John Cena, and CM Punk used her. Where was her best friend? She was chasing the Divas title. Even shattered glass, when handled wrong can cut you pretty deep.
Kaitlyn calls AJ crazy.
AJ tells Kaitlyn that she is smart. Kaitlyn might be able to beat her in the ring, but she cannot beat her ‘up here’. She calls Kaitlyn sad, weak, and pitiful. She calls Kaitlyn trash. No one cares about Kaitlyn. The only thing that Kaitlyn has is that Divas title and come Sunday, she won’t even have that. AJ tells Kaitlyn that she is not going to like how this story ends. She is going to lose and AJ will get everything she wanted. Kaitlyn will crawl back to her trailer park and she will be a pathetic, worthless cow.
Kaitlyn is the one who snaps and she attacks AJ and AJ gets to the floor.
After the heartbreak that Kaitlyn just suffered, how about a Wyatt Family video.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a look at Sheamus’ ability to beat a computer at chess.
Damien Sandow says that he has been in a battle of wits over the last fortnight with the Not So Great White that was won by your intellectual savior. Damien will show that he is the physical superior of Sheamus. He will defeat Sheamus in the same way that he beats his ignoramus opponent tonight.
Match Number Nine: Damien Sandow versus R Truth in a Hardee’s Super Bacon Thickburger Match
They lock up and Truth with a side head lock and Truth shimmies and he punches Sandow. Sandow with a kick and a clothesline and he punches Truth. Sandow with elbows and kicks before sending Truth to the floor. Sandow follows after Truth and he runs Truth into the apron. Sandow with forearms across the chest and then he puts the skirt over Truth’s head before he kicks Truth.
Sandow with a snap mare and a knee to the back. Sandow with a quarter nelson and chin lock. Truth with a punch but Sandow with a side Russian leg sweep followed by the elbow of Disdain and he gets a near fall. Sandow with a reverse chin lock. Sandow with a forearm but Truth with a leg lariat and clotheslines.
Truth with a head scissors followed by a kick to the midsection and he hits a sit out gourdbuster for a near fall. Sandow dives at the knee and then Sandow with the Silencer for the three count.
Winner: Damien Sandow
After the match, Sheamus comes out to the stage. He asks Damo how he is doing. He congratulates him on his hard fought victory tonight. Sheamus says that he is out here because Sandow got his attention last Friday night. They have a match on Sunday. Sheamus says that he will start off the show by kicking off Sandow’s head. He says that he will see him in Chicago.
Stephanie McMahon is in the back and she tells a production assistant to find Mr. McMahon to discuss business in their office.
Stephanie tells another production assistant to find Triple H to discuss something personal in their office.
We go to commercial.
We are back and what will happen when the Two Tribes of the McMahon family meet in a room together?
Michael Cole provides us with an update on Kofi Kingston and he will be out for about two months.
We have a Ryback Rampage Recap.
It is time for the march of Superstars as they come to the ring to make sure that nothing happens between John Cena and Ryback.
We are back and Stephanie has forced her father and her husband into their office. Hunter wants to know why Vince did what he did. Vince says that he did it because he is him. Stephanie tells them to work this out and she leaves.
Vince says that he is not going to apologize to Hunter. Hunter is not going to apologize to him. Vince says that Hunter is better than Curtis Axel. He tells Hunter to remember what he has accomplished. He wants Hunter to be more than an Icon or a Legend. He wants Hunter to be ‘The Man’. He wants Hunter to tell people to go to hell when it is necessary. Vince wants to do the right thing for Hunter.
Hunter says that he gets it and then Vince asks him if he is going to apologize. Vince gives Hunter a match next week against Curtis Axel. Hunter says that Vince is right. He doesn’t want the match with Curtis Axel. Vince says that he would like to see the match.
Hunter tells Vince that he doesn’t want the match with Curtis.
Stephanie returns to the office and she wants a group hug. They hug and then it gets to the point where Hunter and Vince slap each other in the back a few times.
We go back to the ring and there are wrestlers around the ring and we see the man who was just mentioned as being below Triple H.
John Cena makes his way to the ring first. Ryback makes his way to the ring from his ambulance (with Scott Steiner alarm).
Cena says that they use big words and he tells Cena that Face To Face means that he waddles his ass to the ring and he faces him.
Ryback says that he is scared . . .
Cena says that Vickie Guerrero set this up so they won’t tear each other apart. On Sunday, this ring will be lined with 30 Superstars. Their job is to make sure that one man can get to the stage and be afraid to face the other man.
Ryback says that he can tear through Cena, the lumberjacks, and everyone in the audience if he wanted to. He tells John to trust him. He is here for John’s benefit, not his.
John says that it was impressive and painful when he was sent through the wall. If Ryback thinks that he deserves to be the WWE Champion . . .
Ryback says that there were three chances when he should have been WWE Champion. At TLC, he had the chance. At Survivor Series, he had Cena beat. At Hell in a Cell . . .
Cena reminds Ryback that he gave him his spot and Ryback says that is where it started. Ryback says that he became a threat because he became too popular. When it was convenient, Cena had his back but when things got tough, he turned his back on him.
Cena tells Ryback to shut up. He says that he never had anyone watching his back and no one who ever held the title had anyone protecting him. Ryback is bitching and moaning about conspiracy theories when he is the one at fault. Cena says that he will walk out of Chicago as the champion.
Ryback says that his eyes are wide open and he can see Cena. He says that Cena is full of crap. He knows every move that Cena is making. If Cena thinks he is going to back down, he is out of his mind. The Legend of John Cena ends when he wins the Lumberjack Match, when he puts Cena through a table, and when he loads John Cena in the ambulance. It ends when he becomes the WWE Champion. He was given Cena’s spot eight months ago . . . on Sunday he takes Cena’s spot.
Cena takes off his shirt and he says that on Sunday for one, payback is a bitch.
The lumberjacks keep Cena from going after Ryback but Ryback goes to the ring and he goes over the top rope to the floor. Cena and Ryback are in the ring but then the Lumberjacks try to separate Ryback and Cena but that doesn’t work too great the first time.
We go to credits.