WWE Money in the Bank Coverage: Intercontinental Title Match
Jul 14, 2013 - by Michael Riba
WWE Intercontinental Championship Match: Curtis Axel (w/Paul Heyman) vs. The Miz
They tie up and Miz drops Axel with a shoulder block. Heyman gives Axel some pointers and they tie up again. Axel takes Miz to the corner and delivers a chop. Miz tosses Axel to the floor and launches himself off of the apron with a clubbing shot. Miz feigns that Heyman punched him, and the referee tosses Heyman from ringside. The crowd chants “We Want Heyman!” as he leaves. Axel delivers a back elbow to Miz and then slams him to the mat. Axel goes for the cover, but Miz kicks out quickly. Axel stomps away on Miz in the corner, and then delivers a dropkick. Axel applies a headlock down on the mat, but Miz fights out. Miz drops Axel with a running knee and a big boot. Miz clotheslines Axel in the corner and then sledges him from the top rope. Miz goes for the Skull Crushing Finale, but Axel fights out. Axel goes for the Perfect Plex, but Miz counters and goes for the Figure Four. Axel shoves Miz into the ring post and then delivers the Perfect Plex. Axel goes for the cover, but Miz kicks out at two. Miz hyper-extends Axel’s knee and applies the Figure Four, but Axel reverses the hold. Miz reverses the hold right back, but Axel makes it to the ropes. Miz goes after Axel’s leg again, but Axel kicks him in the face. Axel plants the Miz to the mat and gets the pin fall.
Winner and still WWE Intercontinental Champion: Curtis Axel.
We see the promotional vignette for SummerSlam, which is on August 18 in Los Angeles, California.