Rob Van Dam has some thoughts in the Goldman Box. Alberto may call himself the champion tonight, but on Sunday, dude, the new champion will not be ADR, but RVD.
Match Number Four: Alberto Del Rio versus R Truth in a Non Title Match
They lock up and Del Rio with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Truth with punches and forearms in the corner. Del Rio with a thrust kick and punches in the corner. Truth with a kick to Del Rio and he misses a clothesline but Truth with a few to send Del Rio over the top rope to the floor. Truth with a pescado onto Del Rio and both men are down on the floor.
Del Rio with an enzuigiri to Truth on the apron. Del Rio slams Truthâ€™s head into the apron. They return to the ring and then Del Rio gets a near fall and he applies a reverse chin lock. Truth with a sunset flip for a near fall but Del Rio with a clothesline. Del Rio with a near fall on Truth and then he returns to a reverse chin lock.
Truth with punches but Del Rio with a knee and head butts. Truth with a leg lariat and clotheslines. Truth with a kick and a sit out gourdbuster for a near fall. Truth misses the scissors kick and he tries for the Lie Detector but Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl slam. Del Rio with a super kick and then he applies the cross arm breaker and Truth taps out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
We go to commercial.
We are back and there will be five teams who will get a chance to become the number one contenders for the Tag Titles on Sunday.
Zeb Colter is in the ring and he says that Canada are neighbors in name only. They have not helped the United States out and he cannot remember the last time Canada helped the United States. He says that they are the boring cousins of the United States. It is not too late if you could find the passion for more than a stupid hockey game.
Match Number Five: Antonio Cesaro (with Zeb Colter) versus Santino Marella
Cesaro with a drop kick and he taunts Santino before punching him. Cesaro with a European uppercut followed by a dead lift side salto. Santino with punches and forearms followed by a kick and a round kick.
Cesaro with a double leg take down followed by a giant swing that lasts about thirty seconds. Cesaro waits for Santino to get back to his feet and Santino falls down. Cesaro with forearms and a kick to the head.
Santino ducks a short arm clothesline and he connects with a hip toss and a diving head butt. Santino goes for the Cobra and Cesaro kicks the Cobra and Cesaro with a European uppercut for a near fall. Cesaro throws the Cobra away and then Cesaro with a belly-to-belly slam for a near fall.
Cesaro with a running European uppercut into the corner for a near fall. Cesaro yells at Santino and Santino with a hip lock take down for the three count.
Winner: Santino Marella
We go to commercial.
We are back and Damien Sandow says that when he cashes in his Money in the Bank briefcase, he will assume his throne, but until then, he remains your uncrowned WWE Champion.
Match Number Six: Damien Sandow versus Miz
They lock up and Sandow with a waist lock but Miz with a standing switch. Sandow with an elbow and side head lock. Miz with a back elbow and kick followed by a suplex. Sandow with a kick to the midsection followed by shoulders. Miz with an Irish whip and the Awesome Clothesline. Miz goes up top and hits a double sledge from the top for a near fall.
Miz with knees to the back. Miz misses the running boot and Sandow sends Miz into he ropes. Sandow with forearms to Miz in the ropes followed by a running hip into the back and he gets a near fall. Sandow with a knee drop and he gets a near fall. Sandow with a front face lock and knees followed by a side Russian leg sweep.
Sandow with the elbow of disdain for a near fall. Sandow with knees to he back. Sandow with a reverse chin lock. Miz with an arm drag and then he gets his knee up. Miz with a shoulder tackle followed by a knee, a knee lift, and boot to the head.
Miz kicks Sandow in the thigh and then hits a drop kick into the thigh.
Fandangoâ€™s music plays and he comes out with Summer Rae.
Sandow with a rollup and a handful of tights for the three count.
Winner: Damien Sandow
After the match, Fandango reminds Miz of his name.
Renee Young is in the interview area with Goldust. She asks Goldust about his chance to help his brother by winning tonight and if he is ready for his match with Randy Orton. Goldust says that he has been the screw up of the family. Cody has chosen to live the right way. Goldust says that he has received multiple chances and he has screwed it up. Triple H has damaged the Rhodes family name. Tonight, Cody will get his second chance after he beats Randy Orton. Randy will never forget the name . . .
Hunter interrupts and he asks Goldust how it feels to be back. Hunter points out that the weight of the world is on Goldustâ€™s shoulders because his brotherâ€™s fate is on the line. If Goldust wins, Cody gets his contract back. If he loses, what will happen? Hunter says that is a lot of pressure. Hunter says that he hopes that Goldust doesnâ€™t let them down.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a WWE Rewind: The end of Cody Rhodesâ€™ career in the WWE from last weekâ€™s Raw.
Match Number Seven: Randy Orton versus Goldust
Goldust with punches. Orton with a kick and he sends Goldust into the turnbuckles. Goldust with punches to Orton but Orton with a kick and Irish whip. Goldust gets his boots up and then he sends Orton shoulder first into the turnbuckles. Goldust with an Irish whip but Orton with a kick. Goldust with a back elbow and Orton rolls to the floor.
Orton returns to the ring and Orton wants a test of strength but it was a trap and he kicks Goldust. Orton with a European uppercut for a near fall. Orton chokes Goldust in the ropes. Orton tries for a drop kick but Goldust holds on to the ropes and Goldust with a jackknife cover for a near fall.
Goldust with chops to Orton. Orton with a thumb to the eyes and then he climbs the turnbuckles and punches Goldust in the head. Orton chokes Goldust in the ropes. Orton stomps on the hand. Orton sets for the power slam but Goldust holds the ropes and Orton hits the mat and Goldust gets a near fall.
Goldust sets for Shattered Dreams but Orton gets out of the ropes and to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Orton with a reverse chin lock. Goldust with punches to get out of the hold. Orton with a European uppercut followed by an Irish whip but Goldust gets his boot up. Orton goes to the floor and Goldust follows. Orton tries to send Goldust into the ring steps but Goldust blocks it and he sends Orton into the steps. Goldust with a back rake and an uppercut before they return to the ring.
Orton drops Goldust on the top rope and then Orton Irish whips Goldust on the apron into the ring post. Orton goes to the floor and he hits a backdrop driver onto the ringside barrier. Orton sends Goldust into the ring steps and then he sends Goldust back into the ring and Orton gets a near fall.
Orton with a Garvin Stomp and he gets a near fall. Orton with a reverse chin lock. Goldust gets his second wind and he punches Orton. Orton with a knee but Goldust with a bulldog and both men are down.
Goldust with a few clotheslines and then he does the drop down uppercut. Goldust climbs the turnbuckles and he punches Orton. Goldust with an Irish whip that almost sends Orton into the referee but Orton stops short. Goldust with a rollup for a near fall.
Orton with an IEDDT and then Orton poses and he mocks Daniel Bryan while looking for the spot to twist to the mat for the RKO push ups. Goldust hits Cross Rhodes but Orton kicks out at two. Orton with a rollup for a near fall. Orton avoids a punch and hits an RKO for the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match, Orton stands over Goldust and he tells him that it looks like his dream of saving his baby brotherâ€™s career has been shattered. Just like Daniel Bryanâ€™s dream of taking this away from him will be shattered at Night of Champions.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a Los Matadores video package.
Goldust is walking in the back and he looks a bit dejected by his loss. Stephanie stops Dustin and she says that he must be so disappointed. She knows that Cody and wife to be are disappointed. Cody doesnâ€™t have a job any more. It is all because of Dustin. He let his brother, father, and whole family down. He let the WWE Universe down. She asks Dustin how does it feel.
She wants to know how it feels to be a loser . . . just like his brother. She tells Dustin to join him in the unemployment line. She tells Dustin to say hello to his father.
Before the next match starts, Alberto Del Rio comes out and he calls Van Dam a washed up loser. He calls Ricardo a peasant. Without Alberto Del Rio, Ricardo is nothing. The two of them belong with each other, just like him and his belt belong together. After Night of Champions, the people wonâ€™t be chanting RVD . . . they will be chanting ADR.
Match Number Eight: Rob Van Dam (with Ricardo Rodriguez) versus Ryback
Van Dam with a twisting drop kick and a springboard thrust kick. Van dam tries for a monkey flip but Ryback blocks it and sends him to the mat. Ryback with a back elbow and punches. Ryback with forearms to the back. Ryback with a belly-to-belly throw and then he slams Van Damâ€™s head into the mat.
Ryback with an abdominal stretch. Van Dam blocks being sent into the turnbuckles and Van Dam with a kick. Ryback catches Van Dam off the turnbuckles and he escapes and hits a step over spin kick. Van Dam with Rolling Thunder followed by a senton off the turnbuckles for a near fall.
Van Dam with a thrust kick and then he goes up top but Ryback goes to the floor. Van Dam tries for a cross body onto Ryback on the floor but Ryback moves and Van Dam hits the ringside barrier.
Ryback crotches Van Dam on the ring post and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Rob Van Dam (by disqualification)
After the match, Ryback sends Van Dam into the ring post again and then he brings Van Dam back into the ring for the marching muscle buster.
Big Show walks in the back and he stops by Stephanie McMahon. Stephanie reminds Show of the dynamic of the match. She tells Show not to lay a finger on The Shield. She says that emotions are high and she cannot have mass chaos in the main event. If he touches the Shield, he will be terminated because that is what is best for business.
Show picks up a television that happens to be in the area and he destroys it.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Nine: Daniel Bryan (with Big Show) versus Dean Ambrose (with Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins) in a Non Title Match
Bryan with punches and kicks to start things off. The referee pulls Bryan out of the corner and then Ambrose with punches. Ambrose with a chop to Bryan. Bryan with kicks to Ambrose. Ambrose goes to the floor to avoid Bryan and deal with the effect of Bryanâ€™s kicks. Rollins and Reigns discuss strategy only feet away from Big Show.
Ambrose returns to the ring while Rollins and Reigns tease interference. Bryan with punches and a knee to the midsection. Bryan with a kick to the back followed by a snap mare and kick to the back. Bryan with another snap mare and kick to the back for a near fall. Ambrose with a side head lock and shoulder tackle.
Bryan with a drop toe hold and then he stomps on the elbow. Bryan stomps on the elbow again to set up the Yes Lock or something else? Bryan continues to work on the shoulder and he applies a hammer lock on the mat. Bryan with a surfboard on Ambrose but Ambrose gets to the ropes.
Ambrose with a kick and he sends Bryan into the turnbuckles and he connects with shoulders. Bryan flips over Ambrose when he charges into the corner. Bryan with a flying clothesline followed by a suplex and then Bryan goes up top. Rollins distracts Bryan and the referee and Ambrose with a running forearm that knocks Bryan off the apron and into the ringside barrier as we go to commercial.
We are back and Ambrose sends Bryan into the turnbuckles and he connects with jabs. Ambrose with a hard Irish whip and he waits for Bryan to get up. Ambrose with another hard Irish whip as he continues to taunt Bryan. Ambrose with another Irish whip and he charges into the corner but Bryan moves and Ambrose hits the ring post with his shoulder.
Bryan with a running drop kick into the corner followed by a second one and then he kicks Ambrose in the corner. Bryan puts Ambrose on the turnbuckles and he hits a super rana for a near fall. Bryan with more kicks but he misses the round kick. Bryan with a counter to Ambrose and he gets a near fall with a rollup.
Bryan with the Yes Lock and he crawls to the ropes and he gets there and Bryan has to release the hold. Bryan with more kicks to Ambrose. Bryan misses the running drop kick into the corner and Bryan lands hard on the mat. Ambrose with a rollup for a near fall.
Ambrose punches Bryan and then he puts Bryan on the turnbuckles. Bryan escapes and he crotches Ambrose and puts him in the tree of woe. Bryan with kicks to the chest and he hits a hesitation drop kick. Bryan with a belly-to-back superplex and Bryan gets a near fall. Bryan with kicks to Ambrose but Ambrose moves and Bryan goes to the floor.
Reigns tries to interfere but he misses a spear into the ring steps. Rollins misses a dive onto Bryan and he hits the announce table. Ambrose with a DDT to Bryan on the floor while Big Show cannot do anything about it.
Ambrose brings Bryan back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Ambrose tells Bryan to stay down. Bryan with a small package for the three count.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
After the match, Ambrose tries to attack Bryan but Bryan sends him to the floor.
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring and Bryan with a suicide dive onto Orton. Bryan attacks Orton but the Shield joins in and it is a four on one attack.
Show picks up a chair and The Shield and Orton stop their attack on Bryan. Show drops the chair and the Shield roll Bryan back into the ring. Orton points at Show on the floor before Orton gives Bryan an RKO.
Triple H and Stephanie McMahon come out and they tell Show to put aside his feelings and the moral conundrum. He tells Show to walk to the ring and knock out Daniel Bryan.
Big Show makes his way to the ring. Show does not want to do it and Orton reminds Show of what Hunter told him moments ago. Orton tells Show that he will pick up Bryan for Show to knock him out.
Orton picks up Bryan and Show refuses to do it. Orton drops Bryan to the mat and Orton tells Show to turn around. Show tells Orton to leave him alone. Orton tells Show not to talk to him like that. He is the face of WWE. He tells Show to ball up his feet, pick up Daniel Bryan, and knock him back down.
Bryan with a flying knee to Randy Orton. Bryan picks up the title belt as we go to credits.
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