Luke Harper versus Daniel Bryan
After the match: Daniel Bryan gets on the announce table and he points to the Wrestlemania sign and he does a one armed yes. Wade Barrett assumes possession of his title belt, but Dean Ambrose stops him. Barrett with a kick and he bounces off the ropes and hits a clothesline and takes the belt. Harper with a boot to Ambrose and he takes the belt. R Truth takes the title belt and walks away.
Luke Harper stops Truth before he can get up the ramp and Truth tries to get around Harper but Harper demands the belt. Truth drops the belt and starts to walk away but Harper with a short arm clothesline. Harper has the de facto title once again. Dolph Ziggler appears out of nowhere with a super kick and he takes the title belt for himself. Daniel has the crowd chanting Yes while Dolph climbs the ladder on stage, eyeing as he holds the title.
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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Wade Barrett versus Dolph Ziggler
They lock up and Ziggler with a wrist lock. Barrett sends Ziggler into the turnbuckles and kicks Ziggler. Barrett with a suplex for a near fall. Ziggler with a kick and neck breaker followed by an elbow drop and he gets a near fall. Barrett with an Irish whip and Ziggler floats over but Barrett catches him and kicks him in the chest and he gets a near fall. Barrett puts Ziggler on the top turnbuckle and he connects with forearms to the back.
Barrett is warned by the referee and then he kicks Ziggler in the midsection and he gets a near fall. Barrett with a knee to the back. Ziggler gets to his feet but Barrett sends Ziggler to the mat by the hair. Barrett stomps on Ziggler and he punches Dolph. Barrett with a hard Irish whip and he gets a near fall. Barrett with a knee to the midsection and then he misses a boot and Barrett is caught on the top rope. Ziggler with a drop kick to send Barrett to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Barrett with a reverse chin lock but Ziggler with a jaw breaker to escape the hold. Ziggler with an elbow and a Stinger Splash followed by punches. Barrett avoids the neck breaker and he gets Ziggler on his shoulders but Ziggler counters what appeared to be Wasteland for a DDT and he gets a near fall. We see footage from the commercial when Barrett sent Ziggler into Truth at the announce table. Ziggler tries for a Zig Zag but Barrett holds on to the ropes. Barrett with a back heel kick followed by a power bomb for a near fall. Barrett sets for the Bullhammer, but Dolph ducks and gets a near fall with a rollup. Ziggler with a kick but he misses a Fameasser. Barrett with a Blackpool Slam for a near fall. Barrett kicks Ziggler in the corner and the referee warns him. Barrett with more kicks. Barrett blocks a super kick. Ziggler with a rollup for a near fall. Barrett misses a charge into the corner and he hits the ring post. Ziggler with Zig Zag for the three count.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
After the match: Dean Ambrose comes to the ring and he has Wade’s title belt. Dean comes into the ring and he holds the title belt in front of Barrett and he has something to say. Ambrose and Ziggler stare at each other before Ambrose leaves the ring.