Kevin says since John is not here, he will make the open challenge. Dolph Ziggler’s music plays and he comes out with a mic and Lana. Dolph says other than kissing Lana, you just made his night. He is not out here to defend John Cena. You have a lot of guts standing in the ring talking about sacrifice. Dolph says he has scratched and clawed for everything in this business. You want to talk about sacrifice and hard work. This city has scratched and clawed for a championship opportunity and he will give it to them tonight. If you want a challenger for the NXT Title, you are looking at him. Kevin stops Lillian Garcia and he says that he made an open challenge, but he never said the title was on the line. This is a non-title match.
Kevin Owens versus Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler punches Owens but Owens sends Ziggler to the floor as we go to commercial. We are back and Owens with a rear chin lock. Ziggler with punches and kicks but he misses a drop kick. Owens with a back senton for a near fall. Owens drops Ziggler on the top rope. Owens drops Ziggler on the top rope again and he gets a near fall. Owens with a head butt to the ribs. Owens with a hard Irish whip. Owens taunts Ziggler and then he continues to kick Ziggler in the ribs. Ziggler with punches and he sends Owens over the top rope with a Foley clothesline and both men go to the floor. Owens with a forearm to Ziggler and he connects with another forearm. Ziggler with punches to Owens but Owens with a punch and he sends Ziggler into Yeatonville. Owens returns to the ring while the referee counts. Ziggler is able to miraculously get back into the ring at nine. Owens misses a back senton and Ziggler with a hesitation DDT that sends Owens to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Owens with a reverse chin lock. We see footage from the commercial break when Owens hit a Fallaway slam into the ringside barrier. Ziggler with an elbow and kick to Owens. Ziggler with forearms to Owens but Owens with a back elbow and Ziggler falls into the corner. Owens runs into a super kick and Ziggler falls on top for a near fall. Ziggler goes for a Fameasser but Owens blocks it. Ziggler counters into a sunset flip for a near fall. Ziggler with a Fameasser for a near fall. Ziggler misses a Stinger Splash and Owens with a release German suplex followed by a cannonball for a near fall. Ziggler avoids the Pop Up Power Bomb and Ziggler hits the Zig Zag but Owens kicks out because Ziggler took too long to make the cover and went in a strange direction to make the cover. Ziggler and Owens exchange kicks and Owens hits a Pop Up Power Bomb for the three count.
Winner: Kevin Owens
Kofi Kingston (with Big E and Xavier Woods) versus Dolph Ziggler (with Lana)
They lock up and Ziggler with a wrist lock and he rolls Kofi up and gets a near fall. Kofi with a waist lock but Ziggler with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Kofi with leap frogs but Ziggler knows the leaping back elbow is coming. Ziggler holds on to the ropes and hits a drop kick. Ziggler charges into boots and then Kofi with kicks and he gets a near fall. Kofi with a reverse chin lock, but Ziggler with a jawbreaker and elbow. Kofi misses a Stinger Splash but Ziggler does not miss and Ziggler with the neck breaker. Ziggler with a leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Kofi tries for SOS but Ziggler blocks it. Ziggler lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt and Ziggler with a hesitation DDT for a near fall. Kofi with a rollup using the trunks but Ziggler rolls through and gets the three count.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
After the match: Woods and Big E attack Ziggler until the Prime Time Players come to the ring to make the save for Ziggler.
Dolph Ziggler, Darren Young, and Titus O’Neil versus Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods
Titus with a gourdbuster of Young onto Woods for a near fall. Woods punches Young and Big E tags in. Young with forearms but Woods tags in and he trips Young and Big E with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Woods kicks Young. Big E tags in and he kicks Young. They continue the rotation as the kicks continue. Kofi tags in and Big E Irish whips Kofi into the corner for a drop kick to Young.
Kofi with a snap mare and kick to the chest and he gets a near fall. Young with an arm drag but Kofi with a drop kick and he tags in Woods. Woods goes to the turnbuckles for a fist drop to Young and he gets a near fall. Titus breaks up the cover. Woods with a cobra clutch to Young but Young with punches. Young with a sunset flip but Big E makes the tag and Big E with snake eyes while Kofi with an enzuigiri but Kofi can only get a near fall. Big E tags in and he kicks Young and claps. Big E knocks Ziggler off the apron and then he goes for the Warrior Splash but Young gets his knees up. Big E runs into the ring post when Young moves. Titus tags in and he clotheslines Woods and then he clotheslines Big E over the top rope. Titus throws Woods away. Titus catches Kofi, gives him a back breaker and throws him aside. Titus with a clothesline followed by a power slam for a near fall. Young with a neck breaker to Big E. Woods with a rollup on Titus for a near fall. Titus with a boot to Woods. Ziggler with a super kick to Kofi. Titus with a pump handle power slam for the three count.
Winners: Dolph Ziggler, Titus O’Neil, and Darren Young
We see Lana on the stage and she smiles while Dolph joins Darren and Titus in the Millions of Dollars Dance.
Rusev calls Lana a liar. He never quits. He was nice to her and now you need to know your place…woman. Rusev says he owns Lana, she is his. He tells her to get back in the ring. SHe calls Rusev a liar since he did say he quit. He will not accept responsibility for his actions. She is no one’s property. She will no longer be the victim. She will no longer listen to his caveman and moronic comments again. Dolph Ziggler comes out to the stage walks past Lana. Lana stops by Dolph and she kisses Ziggler.
Lana and Dolph are giggling in the back as we go to commercial.
Dolph Ziggler versus Sheamus
Sheamus misses a punch but Ziggler does not. Ziggler with a shoulder in the corner but Sheamus with a knee to the head. Sheamus sends Ziggler into the turnbuckles and then he kicks Ziggler in the corner. Sheamus with a European uppercut. Ziggler with a kick but Sheamus with a double sledge. Sheamus with a knee drop to the head and he chokes Ziggler. Sheamus with a snap mare and reverse chin lock. Ziggler punches Sheamus and stomps on his foot to get away. Sheamus sends Ziggler to the floor. Sheamus follows and he tries to send Ziggler into the announce table but Ziggler blocks him and sends Sheamus into the announce table. Sheamus kicks Ziggler in the knee. Ziggler lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt and he drop kicks Sheamus and then he hits a Mick Foley clothesline that sends him over the top rope to the floor. Sheamus with a tilt-a-whirl power slam on the floor. Continue reading
Dolph Ziggler versus Stardust
Stardust points at his face in a mirror of where Ziggler got busted open. They lock up and Stardust with an elbow to the head. Stardust with a Side Effect and he stomps on the midsection. Stardust with more kicks and then he hits a clothesline and gets a near fall. Stardust kicks Ziggler and punches him in the midsection. Stardust with a punch and he drops down to kick Ziggler. Ziggler with a Zig Zag for the three count.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
After the match: Michael Cole asks Dolph about how he is doing after his match with Sheamus last night. Ziggler says this hurts, but not nearly as bad as losing to Sheamus last night. Ziggler says he is a hockey fan and chicks dig scars. Michael brings up the Elimination Chamber match and he says that Dolph will be the sixth man in the match. Dolph says if he will do this to get his hands on Sheamus, he will go through twenty of them to get the Intercontinental Championship. Lana makes her way to the ring. She kisses Dolph and both of them blush. Lana kisses Dolph one more time. Rusev comes to the ring and Dolph attacks Rusev as he comes into the ring. Rusev with a knee to Ziggler. Rusev yells at Lana and Lana slaps Rusev. Ziggler with a Zig Zag to Rusev and he leaves the ring with Lana.
Dolph Ziggler versus Wade Barrett
Ziggler with a super kick for a near fall. Ziggler sends Barrett into the turnbuckles and punches him. Ziggler with a snap mare and then he hits a leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Ziggler drop kicks Barrett off the apron and we go to commercial. We are back and Barrett gets a near fall. Barrett returns to the reverse chin lock. Barrett with an elbow to the back of the head. Ziggler with a kick and Fameasser for a near fall. Barrett avoids a super kick and he tries for Wasteland. Ziggler gets to his feet but Barrett with a kick and he sets for the BullHammer but Ziggler with a drop kick and rollup. Barrett misses a charge into the corner and then Ziggler sees Sheamus on the apron and he tries for a super kick but Sheamus moves. Barrett with a BullHammer for the three count.
Winner: Wade Barrett
After the match: Barrett goes to the back and Sheamus gets in the ring while the referee checks on Ziggler. Sheamus kicks Ziggler and slaps him while telling Ziggler to get up. Sheamus takes off his hat and he kicks Ziggler around the ring. Sheamus puts Ziggler in the corner and he tells Ziggler he is not fit to clean his shoes. Ziggler with a Thesz Press and punches but Sheamus with a Brogue Kick and Ziggler goes down.