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Sami Callihan vs Bobby Lashley
Sami sends Bobby out of the ring to start the match before Lashley clotheslines him and takes out the Crist brothers at ringside. Lashley gets back in the ring at the count of eight only for Sami to toss him back out of the ring and go out after him. Lashley gets back in the ring once more at the count of nine before hitting a delayed suplex, Jake distracting Lashley and allowing Sami to send Lashley out of the ring for a third time and send send into the railing. Sami spits in his hand and chops Lashley across the chest before tossing him into the railing again. Sami runs around ringside, planning a clothesline to a seated Lashley only to be speared as we go to commercial.
Sami is in control as we come back from commercial until Lashley comes back and goes for a spear, but Sami puts him in a guillotine choke that he powers out of. Sami hits a sit-out powerbomb and a boot that only angers Lashley who hits a reverse suplex and a spear that turns Sami inside out only for the Crist brothers to come in and break up the pin for the disqualification.
Winner: Lashley defeats Sami Callihan via disqualification when the Crist brothers interfere.
-Backstage Moose is attacked during an interview by Alberto El Patron.
Rosemary vs Hania
Hania tries to attack Rosemary before the bell, but Rosemary counters and sends her into the corner before Hania comes back with a wheel kick for a quick two count. Rosemary locks in a tarantula in the ropes before missing a dropkick off of the top, then Hania hits a sit-out facebuster before playing to the crowd. Rosemary then counters a DDT and Hania hits an ax kick before hitting a diving cross body, but Rosemary rolls through and pins Hania for the win.
Winner: Rosemary defeats Hania via pinfall when countering a diving cross body.