Come meet WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler at the Aaron’s store this Tuesday, September 27th in Cleveland, Ohio!
When: September 27th from 11am to 1pm
Where: Aaron’s store at 3558 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Please note: Autographs are first come, first served.
Backstage: Renee Young is with Dolph Ziggler. She asks him about his match against Miz and how will it be different. Dolph says it always ends up the same. He will give everything he has to win and he says anything can happen tonight. Dolph says they have their resident Brangelina with Miz and Maryse. He is a coward and cheater. He calls Miz a scumbag, but he is also the champion. Miz desperately clings to his title. Dolph says he is desperate to prove he belongs. Dolph says he was not supposed to be World Champion but he is. He was not supposed to be a Kent State Hall of Famer but he is. He will shut up Miz and take that title. He says he will win the whole thing.
Dolph Ziggler versus Miz (with Maryse) for the Intercontinental Title
Ziggler goes for the leg and gets a near fall. Ziggler with an elbow and body scissors but Miz gets to the ropes. Miz pushes Ziggler and Ziggler pushes back. Ziggler wtih a waist lock take down and he gets a near fall. Miz goes to the floor and Ziggler follows. Miz misses an elbow drop and Ziggler with punches to the back of the head and he applies a sleeper on Miz but Miz gets to the ropes and the floor. Ziggler follows and he connects with a clothesline. Miz with a drop kick when Maryse distracts Ziggler. Miz with a drop kick to send Ziggler to the floor. Miz sends Ziggler into the ringside barrier. Miz sends Ziggler back into the ring and Miz goes up top and hits a double sledge. Miz sets for the Skull Crushing Finale but Ziggler with elbows to escape the hold. Ziggler goes for the hesitation DDT but Miz throws Ziggler to the mat. Miz with kicks that remind people of Daniel Bryan. Ziggler with punches after blocking a kick and Ziggler is sent shoulder first into the ring post. Miz with a running boot to the head for a near fall. Miz stretches Ziggler and puts his head against the spine. Miz puts his knee in Ziggler’s back. Ziggler wtih a reversal and Miz reverses back. Ziggler with a chop. Ziggler wtih two flying clotheslines and a splash into the corner. Miz sends Ziggler into the ring post shoulder first. Miz with a running drop kick into the corner and he hits a second one. Miz hits the Awesome Clothesline and he goes up top but Ziggler hits a drop kick as Miz comes off the turnbuckles and both men are down. Ziggler with a kick and he tries for a Fameasser but Miz blocks it and hot shots Ziggler and he tries for the Skull Crushing Finale but Ziggler with a snap mare and hesitation DDT for a near fall. Ziggler clotheslines Miz and both men go over the top rope to the floor and we go to commercial. Continue reading
Miz says for weeks Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, and most of the WWE Universe has been calling him a coward. Miz says you can call him a coward because he walked out of Backlash with his wife by his side and the Intercontinental Title on his shoulder. He says he has held the title longer than Pat Patterson, Triple H, and Dolph Ziggler. He has made it more prestigious than it ever was. Dolph Ziggler interrupts and he says it is a funny thing that Miz is holding the title belt while trying to act like he is the champion. You know deep down inside that no matter what you do, any Superstar in the back who has laughed, you know why. The WWE Universe will never see you as a top guy. You will never ever be a true main eventer. They will always see through you Miz.
Miz says he is the main event on every show he is on. If he lived and died based on the fans, put him six feet under, just like Dolph’s career. Dolph says he is at a crossroads in his career. Miz is crushing it, but you will always have that asterisk by your name, just like your win at Backlash. Do you really want to earn some respect? He asks for one more match. No gimmicks, no valets, no girlfriends, no wives, no Maryse, no stunt doubles . . . just you and me. Maryse want to get Dolph to clarify what he is saying. Maryse wants to make sure that she is hearing that Dolph wants another match.
Daniel Bryan’s music plays and he makes his way onto the stage. Daniel says he could not shut his mouth while Miz’ wife was talking. He says Maryse cheated and she is the only reason Miz is still the champion. He says Dolph will get his rematch. Miz says that Dolph did not earn the right to be the number one contender in the first place and he does not deserve a rematch. Miz says he wants his title renegotiated and Daniel will not get what he wants until Miz gets what he wants. Miz says the title will not be defended until he gets what he wants. He will be calling his own shots and there is nothing that Daniel can do about it. Miz leaves the ring with Maryse when Daniel enters the ring.
WWE Intercontinental Championship Match: The Miz (with Maryse) vs. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler started out aggressive but Miz Zbyszko left the ring and killed time walking around. Ziggler was controlling Miz but was caught with right hand and Miz slammed him down. Ziggler made a comeback with a series of dropkicks but avoided a superkick. Miz sent Ziggler into the ropes and worked him over. Ziggler cut him off but was caught during a dropkick attempt and hit a catapult that sent Ziggler over the top to the floor. Ziggler was grabbing at his shoulder as he came up. Miz hit a dropkick through the ropes and sent Ziggler back into the ring, scoring a two count. Ziggler sent Miz into the corner and went for the splash but Miz moved. Miz locked on a modified surfboard, working on Ziggler’s back, then stomped the back of Dolph’s knees. Miz continued to lay waste to Ziggler, nailing the Awesome clothesline in the corner. Ziggler surprised Miz with a forward roll but Miz escaped at two. He followed up with a big dropkick but was too exhausted to follow up. He drilled Miz with an elbow as he charged in the corner. Ziggler nailed a series of clotheslines, a splash in the corner and a neckbreaker. He took down Miz and began nailing elbows. They continued back and forth until Miz nailed his shoulder on the ringpost. He was able to nail a slingshot off the ropes into a sitdown powerbomb, but his shoulder was hurting and was unable to make the cover initially. When he did, Dolph kicked out.
Dolph went to kick Miz as he charged, but Miz snatched the leg and begna working it over. Ziggler caught him with a bulldog for a two count. Miz blocked the Zig Zag. Ziggler cinched in a sleeper. Miz tried to get to the ropes but was pulled away. He finally ran to the buckles, slamming Ziggler into it. Ziggler caught Miz with a leaping DDT but Miz kicked up at two. Ziggler went for a superkick but Miz blocked it, nailed a DDT and cinched in a figure four leglock. Ziggler battles and makes it to the ropes. Nice pop when he makes it. Miz continued to work on the leg and nailed a running kick to the face. Miz went for the figure four again but Ziggler pushed him off and nailed the superkick but Miz got his foot on the ropes at the last second. Miz pulled himself out of the ring and tried to climb up the aisle. Ziggler caught him and brought him back to the ring. Maryse distracted Ziggler, allowing him to roll up Ziggler. Ziggler rolled through and even hooked the tights but Miz kicked out. Ziggler was sent into the ropes, where Maryse pulled out an old Precious trick and sprayed him in the eyes. Miz nailed the Skull Crushing Finale and scored the pin.
Winner: The Miz
Miz (with Maryse) vs Apollo Crews
Miz goes to the floor and he is by the announce table. Miz punches Ziggler because Ziggler got saucy. Crews goes for a baseball slide but Miz moves. Miz sends Crews into Ziggler and then the ring post. Miz with a Skull Crushing Finale for the three count.
After the match: Miz gets out of the ring, but he leaves the title belt in the ring. Maryse goes into the ring to get the belt. Ziggler asks if Maryse is the strong one who does the dirty work.