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Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov def. The Uso’s w/ Tamina via The Cobra
In the opener from Raw it’s another tag battle between Santino and Kozlov and the Uso’s, Santino fakes and injury that Jey falls for and gives him a chance to tag in Kozlov. Kozlov takes over and is able to take down both Uso’s but they are able to take control using double team maneuvers. The Uso’s lost control when Santino got the hot tag and hit a hip toss and a fist drop that got a two count. In the end Santino was able to hit Jimmy with the Cobra for the win.
Match Grade: C
William Regal def. Darren Young via Big Running Knee
In the second match from Raw, Former Nexus member Darren Young took on 2008 King of the Ring William Regal. Regal took control early on using his mat skills to wear down Young. Young attempted a comeback but was slammed into the top turnbuckle giving Regal back his control. In the end Young made one more attempt to comeback but fell to Regal’s running knee for the loss.
Match Grade: D
WWE Unified Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes and Drew Mcintyre def. Flexin & Ballin (Chris Masters and MVP) Via Cross Rhodes
The Main Event from the Smackdown brand featured the new team of Flexin & Ballin taking on the champs Rhodes and Mcintyre. Flexin and Ballin started the match off in control with both members out wrestling their opponents. Cody Rhodes was able to make a comeback for his team by working on the leg of Masters following a chop block by Mcintyre. Masters was able to weather the storm and make the tag to MVP who was able to hit a flurry of maneuvers including a “Ballin” elbow on Rhodes. In the end it was the numbers game that made the difference as Mcintyre broke up a pin from the playmaker that distracted MVP to let Cody Rhodes rake the eyes and hit Cross Rhodes for the win.
Match Grade: B
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