Friday, June 28, 2013
Damien Sandow arrived to the ring for the opening match against Sheamus, cutting on the crowd and telling them SC is like a third world country, adding that "Y'all" is not a word.
Sheamus defeated Damien Sandow via pinfall in a Dublin Street Fight. The match featured a bar set up in front of the commentators table, as well as various weapons. The close of this one saw Sheamus grab a Kendo stick and start hitting Sandow with it. He set up two chairs side by side, then smacked Sandow with the stick again, causing him to sit down. Sheamus unleaded the Brogue Kick to get the win.
Kane was seen pacing back and forth in the locker room, when Daniel Bryan showed up, whistling. Kane congratulated him on his match, calling it an upset. D-Bryan takes exception to that term. Kane asks him to leave since he's getting ready for his match against Orton. Bryan goes to hug Kane, who doesn't huge back. Bryan leaves while Kane sighs, frustrated.
Miz had Paul Heyman as his guest for MizTV. He talked about Heyman bullying Renee Young last week during an interview. Miz tells Heyman to try to bully him. Heyman says he knows someone who can bully him, and introduces Curtis Axel. Miz tells Axel he wasn't invited, but Heyman says he invited him. Miz calls Heyman several "Star Wars" character names, then tells Axel "Luke, you are not your father." That causes words between them. Miz suggests a title match, but Heyman suggests Axel doesn't fight for free. Miz goes to deliver his catch phrase, but Axel kicks Miz and leaves him down in the ring.
AJ Lee came out to the ring with Big E for her matcha gainst Natalya. AJ's music hit again, and out came Kaitlyn dressed up as AJ to mock her. She suggested that AJ sleeps around, saying she dated the timekeeper and "got examinations from Dr. Sampson." She also suggests AJ had a relationship with Lilian Garcia.
Natalya defeated AJ Lee via pinfall in a non-title match. Kaitlyn started to skip around the ring to mock AJ during the match, causing AJ to become distracted. Natalya rolled up AJ from behind for the win. Post-match, Kaitlyn got in the ring and hit a spear on AJ. Big E pulled AJ out of the ring and put her over his shoulder to carry her up the ramp.
Vince McMahon showed up in Teddy Long's office asking who he plans to put in the SmackDown version of the MITB ladder match at the PPV. Long suggests he is looking to the future and names Wade Barrett, Jack Swagger, Antonio Cesaro, Fandango, Dean Ambrose, Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow. Vince McMahon said he liked it, then he and Long go back and forth about the pronunciation of Fandango.
Daniel Bryan came down to the ringside area for commentary on the Kane vs. Orton match.
Randy Orton defeated Kane by pinfall. Daniel Bryan was on commentary during the match. In the end, Kane got sent outside the ring, so Bryan left the commentary area to try to help him back into the ring. Orton quickly nailed the RKO on Kane to get the pinfall win. As Bryan walked up the ramp, he looked pleased by what just happened.
Ryback defeated Justin Gabriel by pinfall. The match was a dominant performance for Ryback who won with Shell Shocked. Post-match, Chris Jericho came out and called Ryback, "Cryback." They fought back and forth for a bit, before Ryback took off for backstage.
The Usos and Christian defeated The Shield via pinfall. Christian got the winning pin on Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose.
The final segment was Fiesta Del Rio, a Spanish celebration for the World Heavyweight champion. It featured balloons and a mariachi band in Del Rio's honor. Dolph Ziggler interrupted and came out to attack Del Rio, hitting him with various items around the ring. He grabbed a Spanish guitar, but Del Rio escaped the ring.
Ziggler celebrated clearing the ring of ADR, but Del Rio slipped back into the ring. He accidentally kicked Ricardo Rodriguez in the head, rather than Dolph. Ziggler sent ADR out of the ring, then smashed the guitar on Ricardo. The show closed with Ziggler playing the broken guitar with the mariachi band in the ring.