Ziggler defeats Harper in a singles competition ladder match at WWE TLC on pay-per-view to reclaim the Intercontinental Championship. Ziggler picks up the victory by climbing the ladder and retrieving the championship belt suspended above the ring at sixteen minutes and forty-five seconds.
Harper suffers a large gash on the side of his head during his ladder match with Dolph Ziggler. The cut requires five staples from WWE’s medical staff. Harper is not removed from active competition.
WWE announces that Ziggler will receive another rematch for the Intercontinental Championship against Harper at TLC on pay-per-view on December 14th. The bout will be contested as a ladder match.
WWE takes to Facebook to announce that Ziggler will get his rematch for the Intercontinental Championship against Harper on the November 28th edition of Smackdown. This will be the first match between the two since Harper obtained the championship on November 17th.