General Manager Kurt Angle began the show addressing the audience saying it was a Great American injustice that the title change had to be controversial. He recaps what happened that night in Norfolk, VA, where clearly, JBL touched the corner first. There is a new sheriff in town and it's John Bradshaw Layfield.
JBL makes a grand entrance in his limo adorned with red, white, and blue decor. On his way to the ring, he shakes everyone