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We come back from a break and Eden introduces Lana, to do the introduction for Rusev. Cole shows us more international announce teams, including Sho Funaki helping with the Japanese commentary. WWE United States Champion Kalisto is out next.
Rusev misses a kick and Kalisto nails some of his own. More back and forth. Kalisto goes for a corkscrew but Rusev knocks him out of the air. Rusev stomps away and keeps control. Rusev drops Kalisto with a big kick as some fans chant for Lana. Rusev drops a big elbow and covers for a pin attempt. Rusev keeps control and applies a bearhug and takes it to the mat. Rusev breaks the hug but drops a big knee to the back. Rusev puts Kalisto in a Torture Rack now.
Kalisto gets a sleeper locked in at one point but it's broken. More back and forth. Kalisto with a big DDT out of the corner. Kalisto with kicks now. Rusev pushes him off and catches him. Kalisto lands on his feet and ducks clotheslines. Kalisto with a corkscrew and a hurricanrana for a 2 count. Kalisto springboards in but rolls through and dumps Rusev over the ropes. Kalisto ends up sending Rusev face first into the steel ring steps. Kalisto springboards in but Rusev kicks out at 2.
They come back in and Kalisto goes to the top. Rusev catches him and slams him on the apron. The referee checks on Rusev and backs Rusev off. A trainer comes over and checks on Kalisto but Rusev drags him in the middle of the ring by his foot. Rusev stomps on Kalisto but the referee stops him and checks on Kalisto again. Rusev stomps and applies The Accolade for the win and the gold.
After the match, Rusev celebrates with Lana as we go to replays. He goes in front of the announcers and raises the title. Rusev leaves as trainers check on Kalisto in the ring.