We get a backstage pre-recorded video from Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler says he plucked Drew McIntyre from obscurity and maybe tonight he will send him back. Ziggler says he’s not the good guy or the bad guy, he’s Dolph Ziggler. He doesn’t understand why Finn Balor got involved because he doesn’t need his help. Back to commercial.
Drew McIntyre vs. Dolph Ziggler
Back from the break and out comes Drew McIntyre. Cole says Finn Balor is not here tonight because Drew injured him last week. Cole says Balor will be back for the match with Drew on Sunday. Charly meets Drew in the ring and asks him about challenging Ziggler tonight. McIntyre goes on about not being undefeated and how that makes him more dangerous. He says he will finish Balor for good on Sunday. Drew says he is making RAW a better place for everyone, including the fans. He doesn’t care if they don’t like him, they will respect him. Drew goes on and says Ziggler is about to get his head kicked off. Ziggler makes his way out next.
Ziggler hits the ring and goes to work but Drew easily turns it around and keeps control. We go to commercial with Drew in control.
Back from the break and Drew has Ziggler up on the top. Drew fights off a counter and brings Ziggler to the mat with a huge slam from the second rope. Ziggler kicks out. Drew sends Ziggler to the floor and follows, stalking him. Drew tries to hit a suplex on the floor but Ziggler slides out and sends him into the ring post as the referee counts.
Ziggler makes it back into the ring while Drew is still down on the floor. Drew makes it back in at the 9 count, barely beating the count. Ziggler goes to deliver a superkick but he collapses as his leg goes out. Drew laughs at him. Drew yells at Ziggler and taunts him to get back up. Ziggler kicks Drew’s leg down and nails a Zig Zag for a close 2 count. Ziggler looks to be going for a superkick but McIntyre levels him with a Claymore Kick for the pin to win.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
After the match, Drew grabs Ziggler and sends him into the ring post as the music stops. Ziggler rolls to the floor. Drew takes apart the steel ring steps and goes to put Ziggler down on them but officials run down to stop him. Drew backs off but turns and delivers another Claymore to Ziggler’s face while he’s down. McIntyre laughs some more and stands tall. Drew looks on from the stage as his music starts back up. Ziggler tries to get up at ringside.