Christian goes for a top rope crossbody but Sandow ducks and comes back with a neckbreaker for two, then he charges the corner but Christian avoids a clothesline. He springboards in and gets a two count rollup on Sandow, then Christian hits a rolling elbow from the middle rope and goes for the Killswitch. Sandow counters with a side Russian legsweep and sets up the Elbow of Disdain, but Christian rolls away and rolls him up for the win. Sandow tries to attack him after the match but Christian hits a Killswitch, then Alberto Del Rio runs out and attacks Christian from behind. Alberto says Christian is loco because it's the end of the road, and he tells him he'll never be champion before stomping him in the chest. Alberto goes for the Cross Armbreaker but Christian blocks it, then he drops Alberto with a Killswitch and stares him down before he leaves.
Winner – Christian
Rob Van Dam joins Renee Young backstage to talk about Summerslam, and he says he is back and focused and he is going to win the United States Championship. She asks if he's worried about the rest of The Shield, but RVD looks around and says he's not scared as the cameras pan back and reveal Big Show and Mark Henry next to them. Big Show says he came back because he has unfinished business with The Shield, and Henry says they are going to have RVD's back. He says The Shield will need protection from them, then RVD says they are going to get the job done before doing his trademark 'R-V-D' pose.
Kaitlyn & Natalya vs AJ Lee & Layla
Layla mocks Natalya with a dance but Natalya puts her in a headlock, then she fights out of a legscissors by Layla and goes for a quick pin attempt. Layla comes back with a pin and they go back and forth before Natalya sets up a Sharpshooter, but AJ distracts her and Layla hits her from behind. She hits Natalya and sends her into the corner, then AJ tags in and applies a standing grapevined headlock before slamming Natalya's head on the mat. AJ runs at Kaitlyn and cheap shots her, then she goes back to the headlock but Natalya breaks it with a snapmare before making the tag. Kaitlyn runs in and knocks AJ down, then she tackles her in the corner and hits a backbreaker for a near fall. She whips AJ into the ropes and hits a fireman's carry breaker, then Natalya prevents Layla from interfering during a pin and they go after each other on the mat. The ref sends Natalya back to her corner first, and Layla kicks Kaitlyn in the knee and AJ follows it with a Shining Wizard for the win.
Winners – AJ Lee & Natalya
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