Backstage, Josh Mathews interviewed John Cena. When asked about Team NXT attacking, Cena talked about how it has "solidified" the WWE locker room, and that there is an "unspoken agreement" to work together if they show up. When asked about the odds in a Fatal Four Way match (we've had two title changes already), Cena said whoever walks out the champion tonight, will have to earn it.
They reviewed how Miz won the U.S. Title in a Fatal Four Way match on Raw last week.
Miz came out, and did a version of R-Truth's entrance music with new lyrics about himself, replacing "What's Up" with "The Miz". Truth then came out to the original version.
U.S. Champion The Miz vs. R-Truth.
They locked up at the bell, then Truth hit a shoulderblock. They locked up again, and Truth hit another shoulderblock, then a third. Truth ducked a clothesline and hit another shoulderblock, sending Miz to the floor. Truth clotheslined Miz on the floor, then tossed him into the ring for a two count. Truth went for a leapfrog, but Miz kicked him in the gut, then stomped him in the gut. Miz hit some elbows, then applied a trapped arm chinlock. Truth elbowed out of it, then hit a hiptoss. Truth was backdropped to the apron, but he slugged Miz and rammed him into the top turnbuckle. Miz rolled to the apron as well, then shoved Truth into the ringpost. Truth fell to the floor, and Miz told the referee to count for a countout.
Truth got in the ring at nine, and Miz stomped him. Miz worked over Truth with bodyshots in the corner. Miz hit the through the ropes clothesline and got a two count. Miz applied a bodyscissors, but Truth turned over in it and hit some punches to break the hold. Truth was favoring the ribs. Miz hit a kick to the head for a two count. Miz stretched Truth in the ropes and pounded him with forearms. Truth punched and kicked for a comeback, but Miz landed a knee to the ribs, then stepped on his face. Miz hit a kick to the ribs, then they exchanged punches. Truth got the better of it, but Miz hit a back elbow and went for an armbar, while driving an elbow into the ribs. Miz then applied a modified bow and arrow, but Truth broke out and hit a back suplex for a two count.
Miz kicked Truth in the head and stomped him, then hit a vertical suplex. Miz played to the crowd, and it allowed Truth to hit some punches and a gourdbuster for a two count. Miz grabbed Truth by the pants and pulled him face first into the turnbuckles. Miz punched Truth on the ropes and went for a superplex, but Truth knocked him away and hit a second rope dropkick. There were some "This is boring" or "Miz is boring" chants. Truth rallied with punches and kicks, then hit a flapjack. Truth hit a Flatliner for a two count. Miz kicked Truth, but Truth returned fire and hit a suplex stunner for a two count. Truth charged Miz, and Miz dropped him gut first on the top rope. Miz hit a backbreaker/neckbreaker combo for a two count.
Miz missed a clothesline in the corner, and got tangled in the ropes. Truth legdropped him out of the corner and got a two count. Miz hit a shot to the gut and threw Truth out of the ring. Truth landed on the apron and went to the top rope. Miz stopped him and they battled on the ropes. Truth knocked Miz into the ring, but missed a top rope bodypress. Miz went to pick him up off the mat, but Truth grabbed a small package for two. Miz went for a running kick, but Truth rolled him up for two. Miz whipped Truth into the ropes, but Truth grabbed a bodyscissors and went into a Victory Roll, but Miz dropped down on it and got the pin at the 14-minute mark.
Winner: The Miz.
Todd Grisham interviewed Edge. Edge talked about how John Cena had to watch every other Four Way match end in a title change, how Randy Orton can't be recovered from his shoulder injury, and that Sheamus knows he doesn't belong in the ring with men who have main evented Wrestlemania. Edge said the only thing on his mind was winning the WWE Title.
The Hart Dynasty (Tyson Kidd & David Hart Smith & Natalya) vs. Jimmy & Jey Uso & Tamina.
Tamina started off with Natalya, with Tamina shoving Natalya. They traded holds, with Natalya getting a two count with a cradle. Smith and Jey Uso tagged in and Smith took Jey down with a keylock. Smith tripped him and grabbed a jackknife rollup for two. Smith armdragged out of a hiptoss attempt and hit a belly to belly suplex. Smith put Jey in the Tree Of Woe, then whipped Kidd into him with a dropkick. Kidd scored a two count on Jey, then applied a side headlock. Jey backed him into his corner and tagged Jimmy, who slammed Kidd. Kidd springboarded out of a wristlock and hit a spinkick, but Jimmy hit a back elbow.
Jimmy tossed Kidd to the floor, then went for a dive, but Kidd kicked him from the apron. Back in the ring, Kidd battled both Usos from the apron, but got caught while diving on Jimmy and was Samoan Dropped on the floor. Jey rolled Tyson into the ring and put him in a chinlock. Tyson kicked away a backdrop attempt, but Jey hit a side kick for a two count. Jimmy tagged in for a double back elbow, then a double elbow drop. Jimmy suplexed Tyson Kidd and put him in a chinlock. Tyson armdragged out of it and went for a tag, but Jimmy stopped it and hit a right hand for a two count.
Jey tagged in and hit a running posterior shot in the corner for a two count on Kidd. Jimmy tagged in for a top rope kneedrop for a two count, then another chinlock. Jimmy choked Kidd down in the corner, but missed a charge. Jey tagged in and stopped a tag at first, but Natalya got the tag, forcing Tamina in the ring. Natalya suplexed Tamina and dropkicked her in the back. Natalya hit a driver, but Jimmy broke up the cover. The match broke down, with the men on the floor. Kidd hit a springboard somersault dive on both Usos. In the ring, Tamina hit Natalya with a Samoan Drop, but missed a superfly splash. Natalya hit the discus lariat for the pin at the nine minute mark.
Winners: The Hart Dynasty.
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