WWE King Of The Ring Tournament Opening Round Match
Dolph Ziggler vs. Bad News Barrett
The match kicks off with Barrett jumping Ziggler and beating him up in the corner, Barrett gets the first pin attempt after catching Ziggler with a back elbow. Barrett gets a two count and then he attacks Ziggler with an elbow drop, Ziggler makes a comeback after kicking Barrett in the head and then nailing him with a dropkick that propels Barrett out of the ring. We return to action with Barrett holding Ziggler in a chin lock, Ziggler breaks free and he sends a charging Barrett shoulder first into the ring post. The competitors are both down and then Ziggler gets up first, which allows him to hit Barrett with a flying clothes line and corner avalanche. Barrett almost catches Ziggler with a Waste Land, but Ziggler counters by cracking him with a DDT for a near fall. Ziggler looks for a super kick and Barrett trips him up, Barrett propels Ziggler into the ring post before catching him with Waste Land for a near fall.
Barrett prepares to land a Bull Hammer, Ziggler avoids the move before clobbering Barrett with a super kick for a near fall. Sheamus comes out with a microphone and he shows a picture of Ziggler kissing his behind on the Titan Tron, Barrett catches a distracted Ziggler with a Bull Hammer to score a three count.
Winner: Bad News Barrett
Dean Ambrose vs. Sheamus
Sheamus gets up and he charges at Dean and he only makes contact with the ring post, Sheamus slides outside the ring and Dean hits him with a suicide dive. Dean brings Sheamus back into the ring, only to get cracked with a back breaker by Sheamus for a near fall. Sheamus looks for White Noise and Dean counters with a roll up for a near fall, Sheamus trips up Dean and he locks him in the Cloverleaf. Dean eventually makes his way to the ropes after a long struggle, Dean rolls to the ring apron and Sheamus sets him up for the ten beats of the baron.
Dean breaks free to get to the top rope to hit Sheamus with a top rope elbow drop for a near fall, Sheamus rolls to the arena floor and Dean follows him out there. Dean attacks Sheamus until Sheamus cracks him with a Brogue Kick on the arena floor, Dolph Ziggler hits the ringside area and he attacks Sheamus to cause a DQ.
Winner: Sheamus (by DQ)
After the match: Sheamus escapes through the crowd to escape a furious Dolph Ziggler.