The Brotherhood vs Rybaxel
Ryback and Axel isolate Goldust in their corner and stomp him, then Axel knees Goldust and hits a clothesline before Ryback hits one. Axel elbow drops Goldust and Ryback scoop slams him, then Goldust tries to steal it with a rollup before Ryback whips him into the corner. Goldust counters with a springboard back elbow, then Axel gets the tag and pulls Goldust away from the corner. Goldust hits him and slams him down, then Cody finally gets the tag and he knocks Axel outside before hitting Ryback with a forearm shot.
Cody hits a missile dropkick on Ryback, then he hits Axel with one and takes both of them down with a moonsault off the turnbuckles. Cody goes for a Disaster Kick but Ryback catches him and powerbombs him into Goldust, then he hits a Meathook but Goldust breaks up the pin. Axel and Goldust fight to the floor as Cody hits Cross Rhodes, then Axel dives back in and breaks up the pin. Cody goes for another Disaster Kick, but Ryback catches him on the way down and hits Shell Shocked for the win. Cody tells Goldust to leave him alone when he tries to help him up, then Cody says Goldust needs to find a better partner than him, and walks away.
Winners – Rybaxel
BP: Pretty close to the match you expected the teams to have, and it was good work from everyone. Nice to see a slow burn feud here and dissention between the brothers.
Rusev (w/ Lana) vs Big E
E connects with several body shots but Rusev fires right back, then E whips him but Rusev sidesteps him and hits a release German suplex. Rusev splashes E and throws him across the ring, then he goes for another splash but E sidesteps him and counters with a legsweep slam. Rusev crawls to the apron and E spears him down onto the floor, then he rolls him in and goes for a running splash. Rusev hops up and kicks E in the face, then he puts him in the Accolade and makes him tap out.
Winner – Rusev
BP: I won't say this was a better match than Cesaro vs Sheamus, but it was every bit as intense, given the short amount of time they had. Both men looked good and got to show their strength and athletic abililty. Props to Big E for the spear to the floor.
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