A video package narrated by a Chicago mobster runs focusing on Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio, John Cena vs. Ryback and the return of CM Punk against Chris Jericho tonight with a "payback" theme. The package ends with a shot of CM Punk adding, "...the time for payback is now."
We go live to the Allstate Arena in Chicago where Michael Cole welcomes us to the show.
The Miz is out first to kick off the show.
* Wade Barrett defending the WWE Intercontinental Championship against The Miz and Curtis Axel in a triple threat match is up first.