HHH says people should learn to get along with him, then Edge says he earned his Hall of Fame ring and didn't marry into his success. HHH says it's really easy for Edge to run his mouth when he can't fight, so he can hurt the ones he loves, and The Shield drags a visibly groggy Christian out on the stage. They throw Christian down on the stage and leave, then Edge runs up to check on him and yells for some medical attention. We get back after a break to see HHH talking to Stephanie about how great that just was, then The Shield get in the way as Edge runs into the office and gets in his face. Edge says he wishes the doctors would clear him to fight, but HHH says it's not going to happen and he's should be glad it won't. HHH says this is his town tonight, just like this is his show and his building, so he just needs to get out or they can physically remove him.
Curtis Axel (w/ Paul Heyman) vs Kofi Kingston
Axel goes for a near fall before elbowing Kofi in the head, then he goes for a suplex but Kofi floats over and elbows him before hitting a dropkick. Axel tries to whip him in the corner but Kofi kicks him and hits S.O.S. for two, then Axel rolls outside and kicks Kofi as he gets back in the ring. He knees Kofi in the back and the ref calls for a break, but Axel keeps going and repeatedly knees him in the back until the ref calls for the bell. Heyman gets in the ring and pulls him back, and he tells him to calm down or he'll have to face CM Punk at Night of Champions, and they'll lose everything. Axel assures him it won't happen and goes back after Kofi, but Kofi punches him in the face and hits Trouble In Paradise before a visibly upset Heyman helps him out of the ring.
Winner (by disqualification) – Kofi Kingston
We get back after a break to see Axel and some refs helping Heyman to the trainer's room, and Heyman says he slipped on some water in the hallway. Axel yells at them to clear the room, then the WWE doctor tries to examine him but Heyman stops him and tells him not to touch him. Heyman says he will let his own doctor examine him, but the WWE doctor still wants him to stay there and ice his knee, so Heyman says he's OK with it, then Axel asks who put water in the hallway.
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