Taped on 7/24 in Kansas City, Mo.
[Q1] A video ran down highlights of Monday's 1000th episode of Raw, including putting effects on the screen to highly imply betrayal by CM Punk...The opening video aired, followed by the pyro, and Michael Cole, Josh Matthews, and Booker T checked in on commentary. They hyped the number one contenders match, and Lilian Garcia overdubbed introducing The Miz.
Miz made his entrance in ring gear. A video recapped his win of the Intercontinental title on Monday. Miz said the people cost Christian the title because they voted for that match. He started to do his catch phrase, but Christian's music hit and he came to the ring cutting a promo. He mocked Miz's "awesome," line and said he was invoking his rematch clause right now...
NGWS Reaction: quick & to the point.
1. Christian vs. The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship.Christian started fast and dumped Miz to the floor. He rolled Miz back in and went for a tornado DDT. Miz slipped out and hit a knee lift to take control. Miz hit his clothesline in the corner, but Christian came right back with a flapjack. He charged at Miz, who back dropped him over the top rope and to the floor...[C]
[Q2] Back from commercial, Miz stomped on Christian and covered for two. Miz whipped Christian tot he corner and charged. Christian got the feet up and Miz bumped hard. They battled to the top rope, and Christian knocked Miz down. He went for the frog splash, but Miz got the knees up for a near fall.
They fought in the corner again and Christian hit a missile drop kick. Christian ran his offense, including a cross body for two. They ran a series of reversals into quick near falls until Christian called for the Kill Switch. Miz slid out and hit a DDT from his knees for two. Christian fought back and setup for the spear. Miz ran and Christian gave chase. They reversed each others finishers, and Miz hit a thumb to the eye. He ducked a punch and hooked a school boy roll up, complete with handful of tights, for the win...
The Miz defeated Christian to retain the Intercontinental Championship at 13:26.
The announce team hyped Sheamus vs. Cody Rhodes and the main event...[C]
NGWS Reaction: very good match they throw all they had at this match. christian lost in away the miz cheated so it didn't hurt him at all. 3-5
[Q3] Jinder Mahal placed his hat into the clear plastic box and we finally find out why. He doesn't want anyone to touch it. No kidding? Ryback was out next. Maybe he can squash the stupidity of creative while he's at it...
Jinder Mahal vs. Ryback. Mahal started fast, but Ryback came right back with the big boot. Mahal hit a dirty blow and attacked Ryback. He started to lock in the camel clutch, but Ryback stood up and dropped Mahal. He setup for the clothesline, but Mahal ran and took the count out...
Ryback defeated Jinder Mahal by countout in about 3:00.
The announce team hyped a CM Punk attacking the Rock replay for next...[C]
NGWS Reaction: jobber match but jinder did have some offense 1-5
4. Antonio Cesaro (w/Aksana) vs. Santino Marella. Cesaro started strong, but Santino did his split duck and hit a clothesline. He put on the sock, but Aksana distracted him. Santino hit a hip toss and put on the sock. Cesaro ducked the Cobra and dropped Santino on the ropes. He followed with his finisher for the win...
Antonio Cesaro defeated Santino Marella at 2:03.
[Q6] A video recapped Damien Sandow's interaction with DX on Monday, and then Sandow was shown walking backstage. His match is next...[C]
5. Yoshi Tatsu vs. Damien Sandow. The fight went right to the floor and Sandow drovr Tatsu into the railing. He rolled him in the ring and hit all his moves, with the neckbreaker last, for the win...
Damien Sandow defeated Yoshi Tatsu at 1:16.
[Q7] A video recapped the Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar segment from Raw...Rey Mysterio made his ring entrance, followed by Kane...[C]
Daniel Bryan and Alberto Del Rio were out with Del Rio in a Ferarri (I think Cole said)...
6. Rey Mysterio vs. Kane vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Alberto Del Rio (w/Ricardo Rodriguez) to be the number one contender tot he World Heavyweight Championship. Everything started wild with too much to try and keep up with. Bryan and Rey battled, but then they both attacked Kane and tried to hit a double suplex on him, but he reversed it and hit a double suplex on them...[C]
Back from commercial, Del Rio locked in the cross arm breaker on Bryan. Mysterio hit a leg drop from the top rope to break the hold. Kane knocked out Rey and then drove Del Rio to the floor. Kane hit a low drop kick on Rey for two. Rey fought back and reversed a Kane lift into a DDT. He went for a ranna, but Kane caught him. Del Rio hit a drop kick on Rey and then a enziguri on Kane for two when Bryan broke the count.
Bryan hit the Yes kicks and then reversed a school boy into the Yes Lock. Del Rio teased tapping, but Kane stopped Del Rio's arm and punched Bryan in the face. Kane sent Bryan to the floor, which allowed Del Rio to hit the arm breaker on Kane. He started for the cross arm breaker, but Kane slipped out and hit a choke slam. He covered, but Rey broke the count.
Kane rolled to the floor and Bryan hit him with the running knee to send Kane into the crowd. Bryan sold his foot as Rey called for 619 on Del Rio. Bryan slid in the ring and grabbed Rey. Rey dropped him on the ropes, then dropped Del Rio on the ropes. Rey hit a 619 on them both, followed by a top rope splash on Bryan. He covered, but Ricardo Rodriguez pulled Rey from the ring and Del Rio covered for the win...
Alberto Del Rio became the number one contender at 13:26.
NGWS Reaction: good 4 way match witht he cheap finish. adr vs sheamus will be good again.
Overall: a good show with alot of filler from raw which i didn't like. the matches was real good . not alot to complain here. what did you think leave it in the comment area. by the way do you like the twitter feed on the side let us know in the comment area. thanks for the support & watching with me.