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We return as Ted DiBiase comes out first with Jack Swagger and Jimmy Uso. They all look confident.
Matthews: "These three look more confident than usual."
Striker: "Wouldn't you be? They have a tag team title match next week, and they have Santino tonight who has barely won a match in months."
Santino Marella comes out with Big Show. He smiles and tries to box in the air, but Show tells him to stop. He relaxes and walks down to the ring getting into the ring.
As the bell rings, DiBiase lackadaisically tries to lock up only for Santino to hit him with an arm drag. DiBiase looks confused. He comes at him again only for Santino to hit another arm drag. The crowd cheers as Santino taunts him to come at him.
When he does, Santino hits another arm drag. Big Show yells at him to hit something else. Santino yells back that he has got this. He hits a charging DiBiase with a snap suplex which causes DiBiase to get out of the ring and try to recoup.
Instead of celebrating, Santino is clear and focused. DiBiase comes into the ring and taunts Santino who he then hits with a dropkick. DiBiase then pressures the head of Santino with a strong headlock. He then transitions it into an armlock.
Santino has trouble getting out taking a few minutes to get any offense in against DiBiase. Finally, a miscue by DiBiase gives Santino enough time to reverse spinebuster attempt into a DDT for a two count.
Santino then hits a leg drop and waits for DiBiase to rise. He hits a jawbreaker for another two count. Santino goes to the top rope and hits a flying clothesline for another two. He pumps up the crowd, but he stops. He looks over at Big Show unsure what to do.
Matthews: "Santino has been on fire so far tonight, so why is he stopping?"
Striker: "Obviously it takes longer than one week to teach an old dog new tricks. Santino doesn't have a closer. Without the Cobra, he doesn't know how to beat DiBiase."
As Santino and Show try to talk, DiBiase comes from behind and hits a half nelson backbreaker. Again he controls the action for several minutes with a series of moves including his father's trademark fist drops.
He then seems poised to hit Dream Street when the music of Air Boom hits. DiBiase gets distracted long enough for Santino to go for a roll up from behind. He only gets two though which leads to Santino transitioning into a triangle choke.
Show looks impressed by the move, and DiBiase is in trouble. He manages to just make it to the ropes as Air Boom is coming down the entrance ramp. DiBiase rolls out of the ring, and, seeing the team, he tells the group to move away.
They hold up their hands as a showing of peace and move toward Show. DiBiase smirks and looks back just in time to see Santino flying at him with a suicide dive. The entire crowd pops for the move as no one has ever seen this from Santino.
Show and Air Boom are cheering as Santino rises. He looks ready to play his trombone, but he stops and instead grabs DiBiase, rolling him into the ring. Santino follows suit and hits the rising DiBiase with an STO for two.
However, he again is not sure what to do. He wants to go for the finish, but he just can't figure one out. He grabs DiBiase and goes for some kind of neckbreaker, but it looks awkward allowing DiBiase to reverse it into bridging belly to belly for two.
DiBiase calls for Dream Street again. This time, Kofi gets on the apron. At the same time, Uso gets in telling the referee to watch out for Kofi. The referee yells at Uso to get down then goes over to Kofi. In all of the confusion, Santino reverses DiBiase into a roll up and steal away with the three count.
Tony Chimel: "The winner of this match, Santino Marella." (Time of contest: 9:20)
Big Show gets in the ring to fend off the frustrated DiBiase who quickly exits the ring. The Fortunate Americans can't believe that they lost. Show is celebrating with Santino who is absolutely shocked. We go to commercial break.