Josh Mathews and The Miz are on commentary. Mathews welcomes us to the show as Jericho comes out for the opening match. This is the first time Y2J has been on Main Event. We are reminded Jericho will be facing Ryback at MITB.
Chris Jericho vs. Cody Rhodes
Lock up, sending Rhodes into the corner. Lock up again. Rhodes turns it into a headlock. Rhodes hits a shoulder block, and then a dropkick from Jericho. Rhodes gets clotheslined out of the ring. As Cody tries to get back in, Chris kicks him. Jericho throws him into the barricade. Back in the ring, Rhodes is put in the corner again. Rhodes pokes him in the eye, and then kicks and hits Jericho. Chris hits several arm slaps to the chest of Cody. Rhodes flips him over, Jericho ducks and rolls Cody up for the 2. More arm slaps, Rhodes kicks Jericho and then throws him into the corner which results in Chris rolling out of the ring.
We come back with Jericho in a headlock. Jericho gets out, but Rhodes counters by tripping him, and then a pin. Rhodes shoves Jericho’s face into the ropes. Cody slams him to the ground. Jericho comes back with slaps to the chest. Rhodes hits an amazing standing moonsault from the turnbuckle for a two count. Rhodes then locks in a submission. Chris sends Cody into the ropes, and two shoulder blocks. Jericho goes up top for a double-handed hit. Rhodes gets out of the Walls to hit Beautiful Disaster for a two. Jericho kicks Cody, and hits a crossbody for a nearfall. Jericho with more slaps to the chest. Rhodes hits the Alabama Slam for a two. Cody punches Jericho, followed by a suplex for a two. Jericho connects with a running bulldog. Jericho lands his lionsault, Rhodes hits Cross Rhodes for another nearfall! Jericho hits the Code Breaker out of nowhere, for another two. Jericho pins again, two. Rhodes rolls Jericho up, two. Jericho trips Cody down, and locks in Walls of Jericho for the victory!
Winner: Chris Jericho – by submission (11:26)
-The Call advertisement. We get the comical Halle Berry, David Otunga, and Kane segment.
-After commercial break, they show another awesome RVD video package.
Zeb Colter and Antonio Cesaro come out to the ramp to talk. Colter talks about South Carolina’s mascot. He says he’s going to try to wake America up. Then, he mentions the Dublin Street Fight between Sheamus and Sandow, and Fiesta Del Rio that will take place on SmackDown. “If you don’t read, write, or understand English, adios amigo!” Then Colter claims Cesaro is more American than most of us. Cesaro gets on the mic and says he didn’t sneak across the border. He knows what it’s like to start at the bottom and rise to top know matter who or what gets in his way,” and that’s the American way”. (USA chants) They sign off with their usual “We the people”.
-After the break, they hype the “all-stars” MITB Ladder match.
We are reminded that this match is taking place as a result of an attack at the hands of The Shield. We get a replay from SmackDown.
Dean Ambrose vs. Christian
Dean immediately rolls out, Christian follows. Ambrose kicks Christian several times. Christian goes to the turnbuckle, Ambrose ducks. Tries for the Killswitch, Ambrose gets out of it, ans then gets tossed out of the ring. Ambrose clotheslines Christian outside. Ambrose sends him back in. Ambrose unloads with punches, as Christian is hooked in the ropes. Ambrose connects a dropkick for a two. Dean kicks him in the gut multiple times, followed by a headlock. Christian counters, with a clothesline, and then roll-up. Ambrose connects with a kick. Christian ducks a punch, and slings Ambrose into the ropes. Christian goes up top, Seth Rollins shoves him down for a disqualification.
Winner: Christian – by DQ (4:11)
The Uso’s come out and clear the ring of The Shield.
Raw Rebound: Heyman and Punk react to the surprise attack last week at the hands of Brock Lesnar. Punk wants to know if Lesnar’s attack was planned by Heyman, or if it was all on Lesnar. Heyman goes on and on about how he didn’t know Brock was going to be there last week. Punk and Heyman hug it out to end the segment.
MizTV will be on SmackDown with Paul Heyman. Punk and Curtis Axel will face Prime Time Players next week on Raw.
The Uso’s and Christian will take on The Shield on SmackDown.
Naomi and Cameron are in the ring with a girl who is singing Tons of Funk’s theme song. Mathews reveals her as JoJo who will be appearing on “Total Divas”.
Prime Time Players vs. Tons of Funk
Clay and Young start. Darren slips out after dodging a clothesline. Tensai sends him in , only for Clay to throw him out again. Darren tags in Titus, and Tensai gets it. They trade several blows. Tensai connects with a shoulder block. O’Neil boots Sweet T down. Young in. They double team, where Titus slams Young onto Tensai for a two. Titus tags in, and sends Darren into Tensai. Sweet T gets slammed in the corner. Tensai moves from O’Neil’s running charge, and throws out Titus. Clay tagged in, and slams O’Neil. Clay slams him again for a two. Darren interferes and holds Clay’s foot down, while O’Neil pins for the victory.
Winners: Prime Time Players – by pinfall (3:50)
That’s all for this week. Many people said they would be watching this week with Jericho on, and Christian taking on Ambrose. WWE better take notes.