We see footage of “Main Event” Jey Uso heading into the Honda Center earlier today. He’ll face Gunther for the WWE Intercontinental Championship later tonight.

Drew McIntyre vs. “The American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes

…McIntyre kicks out again! Rhodes gets fired up and points at the WrestleMania XL sign! Rhodes sizes McIntyre up, but he sees Jimmy Uso running down to the ring. Rhodes punches Jimmy off the apron and grabs McIntyre for a Cross Rhodes. Solo Sikoa then appears in all black and hits Rhodes with a Samoan Spike. McIntyre looks shocked. McIntyre then turns Rhodes inside out with a Claymore Kick for the win!

Winner by Pinfall: Drew McIntyre

McIntyre looks over at Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa of the Bloodline and looks shocked. McIntyre then has his arm raised in victory.

Backstage Segment

“Main Event” Jey Uso says he is bringing down the empire tonight. He will be the new Intercontinental Champion tonight. YEET!

“Main Event” Jey Uso will battle “The Ring General” Gunther for the WWE Intercontinental Championship later tonight.

WWE Intercontinental Championship “The Ring General” Gunther (c) vs. “Main Event” Jey Uso

The bell rings, and they go face-to-face. Gunther shoves him, so Jey slaps him in the face. Gunther big boots him and pulls him up to viciously chop the chest. Gunther grabs him and chops the chest again. Gunther puts Jey on the top rope and chops the chest again. Gunther climbs the ropes and chokes him with his boot. Jey falls to ringside. Gunther follows him out and rocks him with a chop to the chest. Gunther then destroys him with a back suplex on the barricade, followed by one on the apron.
Back from the break, Jey kicks Gunther back from the apron. Jey goes to the top rope and jumps, but Gunther chops him out of midair. Gunther puts his feet on the sides of Jey’s head and twists the neck! Gunther connects with a backbreaker and irately looks down at Jey. Gunther kicks Jey out of the ring. Gunther goes to ringside and sets up for a Powerbomb, but Jey counters into a back drop on the floor. Jey ducks a clothesline and hits a Samoan Drop onto the commentary table.

Jey gets fired up and grabs Gunther. Jey sends Gunther into the ring and sizes him up. Jey charges for a spear, but Gunther sidesteps him. Jey quickly uppercuts him and kicks him in the midsection before hitting a second uppercut. Gunther is down in the corner. Jey gets the crowd fired up and charges, but Gunther smashes him with a Tyrannosaurus Dropkick. Gunther immediately follows up with a Powerbomb for a near fall! Gunther grabs Jey, who appears to be out on his feet. Jey goes for a desperation superkick, but Gunther blocks it and turns him inside out with a vicious lariat for another near fall. Gunther applies a Boston Crab. Jey soon gets to the bottom rope to break the hold.

Gunther grabs Jey, but Jey pulls the top rope down to him out of the ring. Jey then connects with a suicide dive.

We come back from the final break of the evening to see Gunther and Jey exchanging some stiff shots. Jey eventually comes out on top with some right hands. Gunther then responds with a vicious chop that floors Jey. Gunther pulls him up and chops the chest again. Gunther holds the arm, so Jey doesn’t go all the way down. Gunther chops him two more times to finally lay him out. Gunther shouts that Jey isn’t good enough to succeed on his own. Jey punches back, but Gunther chops him a few times. Gunther goes for a Powerbomb, but Jey gets out. Jey hits the ropes, but Gunther leapfrogs him. Jey then catches him with a Spear for a near fall!

Jey goes to the top rope, but Gunther cuts him off. Gunther chops the chest and slams Jey off the top rope! Gunther goes back to the top rope and hits a splash! 1… 2… Jey kicks out! Gunther chops Jey a few times. Jey challenges him for more. Jey eventually fights back and hits a Spear! Gunther quickly rolls to the apron and stands up, but Jey follows him to the apron and hits a Spear! Jey hits a third Spear on the floor! Jey gets Gunther in the ring, ducks a clothesline, and hits a fourth Spear, the fifth of this match! Jey heads to the top rope and hits an Uso Splash! 1… the bell is ringing! The referee stops counting and looks confused. It is revealed to be Jimmy Uso ringing the bell. Jey looks shocked and disgusted. WWE Security kicks Jimmy out of the arena.

Gunther grabs Jey and goes for a Sleeper Hold, but Jey kicks back and nearly pins Gunther. Jey superkicks Gunther and hits Jimmy with a suicide dive! Jey goes to the top rope for an Uso Splash, but Gunther gets the knees up and cradles him for the win!

Winner by Pinfall and still WWE Intercontinental Champion: Gunther

Jimmy Uso gets in the ring and attacks his twin brother! Jimmy superkicks Jey in the face and shouts at him. Jimmy shouts that no matter how big Jey gets, he’ll always be the big brother. Jimmy cost Jey the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship at SummerSlam, the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship in October 2023, and now the Intercontinental Championship. Jimmy goes to the top rope and hits an Uso Splash. Jimmy talks trash to his brother.