Dolph Ziggler comes out first, followed closely by AJ Lee and Big E Langston. The Miz follows up, and he has a hard time getting the mic working, as he turns the WWE logo upside-down. Miz introduces us to a man that is truly "old school," the "Nature Boy" Ric Flair! Woooo!
(3) The Miz (w/ Ric Flair) vs. Dolph Ziggler (w/ AJ & Langston)
Ziggler backs Miz into a corner and fires away at him, screaming "pay attention" at Ric Flair. Ziggler taunts the "Nature Boy" with a strut, but Miz turns him on his head with a clotheseline and dumps to the outside of the ring. Miz and Ric Flair strut around the apron as they cut to a commercial. Ziggler is in control as they return, with the side headlock locked in. The crowd wills the Miz back into the match, and he breaks the hold with several shots to his opponent's mid-section. They back into the corner and the ref has to stop Miz from going crazy on Dolph. Backbreaker/Neckbreaker combo hits, but Ziggler kicked out a two.
Ziggler hits a jumping neckbreaker of his own, but can't put away Miz off the manuever. Dolph locks in a sleeperhold and locks his legs around the abdomen of the Miz to increase the pressure. Miz throws Ziggler off and connects with a running clothesline into the corner. He comes off the top rope with a double ax handle, which connects. AJ Lee gets up on the apron to distract the Miz, while Big E Langton takes a shot at the "Awesome One" from behind. Flair shoves Langston out of the way, but immediately retreats as the big man isn't phased. Miz catches him with a diving dropkick to the outside, but is almost rolled up by Ziggler from behind. Miz kicks out and locks in the Figure Four. Dolph taps out, and this one is over.
Winner: The Miz
The Miz celebrates with Ric Flair in the ring while Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole talk about tonight's main event match.
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