|By Kian Terani | March 02, 2013 | Comments|
We're back from a break as we see that Miz got a win with the Figure 4 during the break.
Miz hits a big kick to the face and takes down Cesaro for some fists. Cesaro calls him a stupid American and slaps him in the face. Miz gets fired-up and builds momentum. Cesaro hits his patented European Uppercut but somehow Miz kicks out. They should really protect that move. Miz plants Cesaro with a big DDT for 2. Both men trade shots from their knees and get to their feet. Miz hits his clothesline in the corner and goes up top for an axe handle. Miz applies the Figure 4 but Cesaro pulls himself to the ropes. Miz keeps working the leg but Cesaro rolls him up and grabs the tights for the win.
Winner by pin 2:1 And Still U.S. Champion – Antonio Cesaro
- Cole sends to a Tout from JBL about his mountain climb.
- Sheamus approaches Randy Orton in the locker room and asks if he's thinking about The Shield interfering in his match tonight and offers his services. He says he knows Orton is a loner so he probably isn't interested. Orton says, "Thanks" and walks away as Sheamus ponders.
- We go to the ring for Jim Ross' introduction and go to commercial.
- A promo for Fandango runs. He premieres tonight.
- JR is in the ring and he says it feels good to be home. He says he is here to address a controversial issue. He introduces Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger.
JR tells Swagger that they go back a long way and tells the fans that he recruited Swagger to the WWE. JR asks Swagger what changed in him since he quit 5 months ago. Colter answers for him and says he told Swagger the reality of what is going on. JR says he asked Swagger and that he doesn't understand Colter's point of view. Colter says he and Swagger "will not stand idly by and watch this country self-destruct." Swagger says, "We the people." I thought this ratings-loser was over but JR changes gears to WrestleMania.
Colter talks about Del Rio and says he needs to leave this country. Colter says Swagger is fighting for more than a title, he is fighting for the heart and soul of the country. Swagger says his line again and JR says, "My god man! What has happened to you? You're not the same Jack Swagger. This man has brain-washed you."
Zeb says those are strong words and that JR himself brainwashed Swagger. JR tells Colter to exercise his right to remain silent. Zeb suggests JR don't do anything he might regret. Swagger slaps JR's hat off his head and tells him to watch it when he talks to a real American. Swagger backs JR into the corner and calls him a sympathizer. Del Rio's music hits and he comes to the rescue. He picks up JR's hat and gives it to him. The crowd chants for Del Rio. He says Zeb and Jack are the problem and he is the solution. He says they are a real jackass. That was a very effective way to get heat on both men.
- Kane and Daniel Bryan come to the ring as we go to break.
- The Prime Time Players are now in the ring as their music still plays. The announcers plug Sonic at ringside. I'm glad I just ate. That stuff looks good.
Got a news tip or correction? Send it to us by clicking here.
Nikki Bella Looking For Votes (Video), WWE Star Would Like Some Merchandise, NXT Star Turns 28
ROH Best In The World Card For Tonight's Pay-Per-View, Live Coverage Reminder
Cody Rhodes Says Pro Wrestling Is In The Middle Of A Boom, Talks Being Part Of Bullet Club Movement
Ryback On Teased Feud With Triple H And HHH's Response, WWE Star Wanting Podcast Angle With Him
Top Women's Wrestler Starts At WWE PC, Io Shirai To WWE Note, Another WWE Event In Japan This Year
Former WWE Star Reveals Ric Flair's Impressive Physical Feat Before Shawn Michaels WrestleMania Bout
Marty Scurll Reveals The Difference Between Him And Will Ospreay, Meaning Of His Outfit And Umbrella
Views From The Turnbuckle: WWE's Two Big Booking Wins, What Has Gone Right; MITB Review
Triple H On Which WWE Star May Be The Future Of WWE, Brock Lesnar Facing Samoa Joe
Enzo Amore's First Tweet Since Big Cass Turned, WWE Injury Notes, John Cena - American Grit Clips
Note On Reports Of Miz - Maryse Storyline Split, Miz's House, UFC Fighters Dress As WWF Stars, More
James Storm On Why He Left NXT For Impact, Changes With Jeff Jarrett In Charge, Bobby Roode, More
Mauro Ranallo Set To Work WWE NXT, Triple H Comments
Jeff Jarrett Says There's No Question Who Owns 'Broken Hardy' Gimmick
WWE RAW Star Welcomes First Child, Ric Flair Helping Kane, Randy Orton Attacks In Slow Motion
Jinder Mahal Details Recent Car Accident With Braun Strowman, Reveals Who He Rides With