NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS: Four Way for the WWE U.S. Title
Sep 18, 2011 - by Adam Martin
WWE United States Championship – Fatal Four Way
Dolph Ziggler (c) w/ Vickie Guerrero vs. John Morrison vs. Alex Riley vs. Jack Swagger
The bell rings. Riley goes after Ziggler. Morrison goes after Swagger. Riley drops Ziggler with a clothesline and sends him to the outside. Swagger dumps Morrison out. Riley with another big clothesline that takes down Swagger. Riley ends up bouncing his face off the steel steps when he jumps over. Morrison is back in and Swagger is hitting big forearms to his back. Morrison dropkicks Ziggler out of the ring and flips back on top of Swagger in one motion. Swagger gives Morrison a hip toss over the top rope. Swagger drops Ziggler with a clothesline when he returns to the ring. Riley with his modified death valley driver on Swagger. Vickie puts Swagger’s foot on the bottom rope during the pinfall. Morrison with a springboard kick to the face on Ziggler who was arguing with Vickie. Ziggler with a fameasser on Morrison. Ziggler is up top. Morrison is trying to give him a superplex. Ziggler gets Morrison down in the tree of woe. Riley jumps up with them standing over Morrison. Morrison lifts himself up giving Riley a german suplex with a release. Swagger jumps up tossing Ziggler off the top turnbuckle. Morrison gets dumped to the outside and favors his knee. Morrison drops Swagger and Riley with a big kicks. Morrison with a spinning DDT on Swagger and flips back up. Morrison with his spinning suplex on Riley that results in a two count. Morrison drags Riley to the corner. Morrison goes for the Starship Pain, but Riley gets his knees up. Ziggler gets the sleeper applied on Morrison. Swagger gets the ankle lock applied on Riley. Morrison falls down and rolls to the outside. Riley with a DDT on Swagger for a close two count. Swagger sends Riley to the corner and then gets the ankle lock applied. Swagger ducks a kick from Morrison and hits his gutwrench powerbomb. Ziggler rolls back in and pushes Swagger off of Morrison. Ziggler hooks the leg of Morrison and gets the win.
Winner and still WWE United States Champion: Dolph Ziggler
Backstage, Josh Mathews is with Mark Henry. Mathews said the rap against Henry is that he can’t win the big one. Henry said he plans to take out 15 years of frustration on Randy Orton tonight and invites Josh to interview him when he becomes the new World Heavyweight Champion.
Backstage, Vickie Guerrero is celebrating Dolph Ziggler’s win. She said everyone on the WWE roster wants to work for her and said if Triple H loses tonight, she could become the new COO.
The Hell in a Cell PPV in two weeks is plugged.
A video package runs hyping Randy Orton vs. Mark Henry.
* Randy Orton defending the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Mark Henry is up next.