Cody Rhodes vs. Rey Mysterio
We go tot he ring and out comes Cody Rhodes, wearing his protective face mask. We go to highlights of the feud between Cody and Rey Mysterio. Out next comes Rey Mysterio and like every year, he’s wearing a super hero costume. This year he’s dressed in Captain America gear.
The bell rings and they go at it quick. Rey with an early hurricanrana off the top. Cody finally drops Rey and gets a chance to take his jacket off, but keeps the mask on. Cody exposes Rey’s bad knee and tries to target it. Cody whips Rey hard in the corner and teases pulling his mask off. Cody with a big kick to the face off the ropes and a 2 count on Rey. Cody stomps on Rey now and applies a camel clutch. They go at it as Rey tries a headscissors. Cody catches him and drops him with an Alabama slam. 2 count for Cody.
Cody continues the offense on Rey and the crowd isn’t into this one too much. Cody counters many of Rey’s moves. Rey goes to the top rope but Cody meets him up top and headbutts him. Cody goes for a superplex off the top and holds Rey high up in the air for about minute before dropping him back on the mat hard. Impressive. Cody covers Rey for a 2 count. Cody goes for a backbreaker move but Rey counters and sends Cody flying out to the floor. They go at it on the floor and Rey drops Cody face first into the apron. They come back in and Rey with a takedown and a 2 count. Rey ends up on Cody’s shoulders but Cody puts him back down. Cody catches another Rey move out of the corner and back suplexes him for a 2 count.
Rey with another plancha takedown. He drops Cody in the ropes and goes for 619 but Cody catches his legs. Cody slingshots Rey under the rope and gets a close 2 count. Cody tries to take Rey’s knee brace off now. Cody starts stomping on Rey. Rey fights him off as he goes for the brace. Cody finally rips the brace off Rey’s knee. Rey goes to the apron and fights Cody off. Rey goes to the top and hits a moonsault for a 2 count. Rey unbuckles Cody’s mask and it falls off. Cody kicks Rey in the gut. Rey counters a move and nails 619. Rey goes to the top for his big splash but Cody puts his knees up. Rey with a kick to Cody’s face for a 2 count. Rey puts Cody’s protective face mask over his mask. Rey hits flying headbutts on Cody with the mask. Cody runs at Rey on the ropes but Rey moves and he lands on the ropes. Rey goes up top and hits a flying headbutt to the chest for a 2 count. The referee turns his back to put Cody’s mask at ringside. Rey charges Cody and Cody smacks Rey in the face with the knee brace. Cody hits Cross Rhodes for the pin and the win.
Winner: Cody Rhodes