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-RAW Wildcard The Miz comes out to the ring for Miz TV and says that he must follow a script before introducing his guests Drew McIntyre and Shane McMahon. Drew Shane and Elias come down to the ring as we get a recap of Shane's match with Roman Reigns at the Super Showdown. Elias plays guitar and Shane talks about the his match against Roman before Drew talks about his upcoming match at Stomping Grounds against Roman. Shane says that Miz can face him again if he can beat Elias and Drew, essentially having to running the gauntlet tonight as we go to commercial.
Elias vs The Miz
We return from the break to the match already in progress with Elias in control, Elias hitting a variation The Undertaker's old school for a quick two count. Miz comes back with punches and kicks before hitting running knees in the corner, Elias running out of the corner and dropping Miz with a high knee for a two count. Miz counters Drift Away before Elias hits a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall and misses a diving elbow drop. Miz then hits the Skull Crushing Finale for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Miz defeats Elias via pinfall with the Skull Crushing Finale.
The Miz vs Drew McIntyre
The match begins immediately after Miz beats Elias and we go back to commercial before we return to Drew in control. Drew drops Miz with a knife edge chop before Miz catches him coming in and sends him into the ring post and out of the ring before Miz hits a baseball slide. Miz tosses Drew back into the ring and stumbles when he goes for a springboard move and hits a DDT before Shane distracts him on the apron. Drew then hits the Claymore Kick for the pin and the win.
Winner: Drew McIntyre defeats The Miz via pinfall with the Claymore Kick.
Shane McMahon vs The Miz
Shane decides to give Miz his match before he beats Miz down and Miz fights back before Shane submits Miz with a triangle choke.
Winner: Shane McMahon defeats The Miz via submission with a triangle choke.