Dolph Ziggler, Ryback, and Erick Rowan versus Seth Rollins, Big Show, and Kane (with Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble)
Kane and Rowan start things off and Kane with a wrist lock and side head lock. Kane with a shoulder tackle but Rowan stays on his feet. Kane with a kick and Irish whip but Rowan with a shoulder tackle out of the corner. Rowan with a head butt. Kane goes for a cross body and Rowan catches him and hits a Fallaway slam. Rowan with a back elbow off the turnbuckles for a near fall. Rowan with a side head lock and he runs Kane into the turnbuckles and he tags in Ziggler. Ziggler with a kick but Kane with a forearm. Ziggler gets to his feet on a suplex attempt and Ziggler with a drop toe hold into the turnbuckles followed by a drop kick. Rollins tags in and he punches Ziggler. Rollins with an Irish whip but Ziggler with a kick and a Vigilante Stinger Splash into the corner followed by a neck breaker.
Ziggler with a leaping elbow drop and then he goes for the Fameasser but Rollins moves and Rollins gets a near fall with a rollup. Ziggler with a drop kick but Show makes a tag and he punches Ziggler and applies a Cobra Clutch and tosses him aside. We go to commercial. We are back and Kane with a reverse chin lock on Ziggler. Ziggler punches Kane but Kane sends Ziggler to the mat but he misses an elbow drop. Ziggler misses a Fameasser and Kane with a boot to the head. Rollins tags in and he gets a near fall. Rollins punches Ziggler and he gets a near fall. Rollins sends Ziggler into Show’s boot and Show tags in. Show with a head butt to Ziggler and then he goes to the turnbuckles to hit his move and he hits the Vader Bomb but Ziggler is able to kick out. Show cannot believe that Ziggler kicked out of his move. Show picks up Ziggler and sends him into the turnbuckles but he runs into a boot from Ziggler. Ziggler hits a Fameasser on Show and both men are down.
Kane tags in and Kane knocks Rowan off the apron with an uppercut. Ziggler with a hesitation DDT on Kane and both men are down. Ziggler makes the tag to Ryback and Rollins tags in as well. Ryback with shoulder tackles followed by a Thesz Press and he slams Rollins to the mat. Ryback with an overhead belly-to-belly throw and then he charges into a boot from Rollins. Ryback presses Rollins over his head and he hits a power slam.
Ryback sets for the lariat and he hits it. Noble gets on the apron and he punches Jamie. Ryback brings Mercury into the ring. Ryback kicks Rollins and then he picks up Rollins and Mercury for a double muscle buster but Show stops Ryback. Rowan sends Show over the top rope to the floor and he does the same. Rollins with a suicide dive and Rowan hits the table hard. Rollins goes off the turnbuckles and Ryback catches Rollins and he tries to get him onto his shoulders for the musclebuster, but Kane stops Ryback and grabs him by the throat. Ziggler with a Zig Zag to Kane. Rollins sends Ziggler to the floor and then Rollins with a super kick to Ryback. Rollins sets for Black Out but Rowan sends Noble into the ring and the referee focuses on Noble while Rowan takes care of Mercury on the floor. Rollins misses Black Out when Ryback moves and then Ziggler with a super kick to Rollins. Ryback gets Rollins on his shoulders for the muscle buster and the three count.
Winners: Ryback, Dolph Ziggler, and Erick Rowan
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Dolph Ziggler vs. Seth Rollins
They lock up and Rollins with a wrist lock. Rollins with a hammer lock but Ziggler with a reversal and Rollins gets to the ropes and apron. Rollins gets back into the ring and Rollins with a side head lock and take down. Rollins with a shoulder tackle but Ziggler with a hip toss and drop kick. Ziggler misses a Stinger Splash when Rollins moves out of the way. Rollins kicks Ziggler and we go to commercial. We are back and Big Show and Kane have come to ringside during the commercial break along with Ryback and Erik Rowan. Rollins with a head lock but Ziggler with punches. Ziggler lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt. Rollisn with a hot shot to Ziggler and he gets a near fall. Rollins with a short arm clothesline. Rollins with a second short arm clothesline. Ziggler avoids a third short arm clothesline and then both men go for a cross body and both men go down.
Ziggler with a Vigilante Stinger Splash but Rollins avoids the neck breaker and he sends Ziggler into the corner. Rollins misses a Vigilante Stinger Splash when Ziggler moves and Ziggler with a Vigilante Stinger Splash and neck breaker. Ziggler with the leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Ziggler with a kick but he misses the Fameasser. Ziggler with an O’Connor Roll for a near fall. Ziggler with a backslide for a near fall. Rollins with a back heel kick to stop Ziggler. Ziggler tries for the Hesitation DDT but Rollins counters and tries for a buckle bomb but Ziggler counters with a sunset flip and a near fall. Ziggler with a Fameasser for a near fall. Rollins with an elbow while in the ropes. Ziggler sends Rollins to the apron and then Ziggler with a drop kick to knock Rollins off the apron. Rollins pushes Rowan and slaps Ryback on the floor. Rollins backs up only to have Ziggler hit a running forearm to the head. Ziggler sends Rollins into the corner. Ziggler goes for yet another Vigilante Stinger Splash but Rollins moves and Ziggler lands on the turnbuckles. Kane gets on the apron but Ziggler punches him. Rollins catches Ziggler off the turnbuckles and Rollins with a Buckle Bomb followed by Black Out for the three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins
After the match: Show gives Rollins the briefcase and he holds it over his head. Joey and Jamie come out to celebrate with Seth. Seth says that there is one thing left to do because there are five of us and three of them. They move to the ring while Ryback and Rowan send Ziggler to the apron for safety but Ziggler falls to the floor.
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We see Dolph Ziggler and Ryback walking in the back because they will be in a tag team match when we come back, and Dolph has a ‘Lil Guy’ weight belt with him.
Ryback and Dolph Ziggler appear in the Goldman Box and Ziggler says that since they stood up to the Authority, they have been targets for Stephanie and Triple H. Ryback says they can continue to throw it at them because they aren’t going anywhere. Ziggler says Goldust and Stardust say it is too bad that they are too good. Ryback wants to have them fed more.
Goldust and Stardust vs. Dolph Ziggler and Ryback
Stardust and Ryback start things off and they lock up. Ryback with a side head lock but Stardust with forearms. Ryback with a shoulder tackle. Ryback catches Stardust on a leap frog attempt and he tags in Ziggler. Ryback with a reverse atomic drop and Ziggler with a drop kick for a near fall. Ziggler with a wrist lock and he works on the arm. Ziggler does what the Miz won’t and he tags in his partner.
Ryback with a slam and he goes to the turnbuckles for the belly flop but Ryback was under the ropes so the referee does not make the count. Ziggler tags back in and they hit a double back elbow and then they strut and Ziggler with a leaping elbow drop and Ryback with a splash for a near fall. Stardust goes to the floor and Goldust talks to him. Goldust chokes Ryback in the ropes and he has Ryback in a front face lock. Stardust makes the blind tag and Goldust with a sunset flip and Stardust stomps on the head. Stardust gets a near fall. Goldust tags in and he applies a front face lock. Ryback with punches but Goldust with a knee. Goldust with a Irish whip but he gives Stardust a forearm. Ryback back drops Goldust over the top rope to the floor.
Stardust tags back in and he goes up top but he is met with a punch to the midsection and both men are down. Ziggler tags in and he clotheslines Stardust and hits a Stinger Splash in the corner followed by a neck breaker. He knocks Goldust off the apron and then he hits a leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Ziggler lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt. Ziggler misses a Fameasser but he does not miss the Hesitation DDT but he can only get a near fall.
Ziggler tries for the Zig Zag but Stardust holds the ropes and then Stardust hits a double jump drop kick. Goldust calls Stardust ‘Cody’ and Stardust tags in Goldust and he leaves the ring and heads to the back. Goldust doesn’t know what the problem is and that allows Ziggler to hit a super kick and he tags in Ryback. Ryback picks up Goldust for the marching muscle buster and he gets the three count.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler and Ryback