Daniel Bryan versus Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental Title
Bryan goes for the legs but Ziggler blocks it. They go for a Greco Roman knuckle lock while Barrett points out the champion did not defeat him. Bryan rolls through to get the advantage. Bryan works on the shoulder. Ziggler with a single leg take down but Bryan with a waist lock into a key lock. Bryan rolls through and he punches Ziggler. Ziggler gets a near fall. Ziggler punches Bryan but Bryan kicks Ziggler in the head. They lock up and Ziggler with a head butt instead of a clean break. Ziggler punches Bryan. Bryan with kicks to Ziggler in the corner followed by a forearm. Bryan sets for the surfboard and Bryan adds a chin lock but Ziggler escapes the hold. Bryan with a European uppercut and then he kicks Ziggler in the corner. Ziggler with an Irish whip but Bryan flips out of the corner and Ziggler with a drop kick and they go over the top rope to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Ziggler with a chin lock. We see footage from the commercial break when Ziggler drives Bryan’s head into the mat when he tried to escape a head scissors. Ziggler misses a Stinger Splash into the corner and Bryan with two running drop kicks into the corner. Bryan puts Ziggler on the turnbuckles for a super rana but Ziggler escapes and crotches Bryan. Ziggler goes up and Bryan escapes and he sends Ziggler into the ring post. Bryan with a belly-to-back superplex and he hits it. Bryan rolls over and gets a near fall. Bryan with kicks to the chest. Bryan misses a round kick and Ziggler with a rollup for a near fall. Bryan tries for the Yes Lock but Ziggler counters into a jackknife cover for a near fall. Both man goes for a backslide and they try to jockey for position. Ziggler sends Bryan shoulder first into the post. Bryan runs into a super kick and Ziggler falls on top but can only get a two count. Ziggler with a punch from his knees but Bryan punches back. Ziggler and Bryan continue to exchange punches and it turns into head butts. Bryan with the flying knee for the three count.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
After the match: Wade Barrett leaves the announce position and he hits Bryan from behind. Barrett winds up for the BullHammer but Sheamus’ music plays and he makes his way to the ring before Barrett can hit him. Sheamus checks on Bryan, but then when Bryan gets up, Sheamus gives him a Brogue Kick. Sheamus picks up Ziggler and kicks him in the corner. Sheamus slaps Ziggler. Ziggler punches back but Sheamus hits White Noise on Ziggler. Sheamus gives Ziggler a Brogue Kick.