The 56th edition of WWE Superstars came to you from the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, PA and from the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, NY. One week after forcing Chavo Guerrero into submission with the Masterlock, “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters would be in action on Superstars as he would go one-on-one with the Superstar who has brought the sleeper hold back into prominence, “The Platinum Superstar” Dolph Ziggler. After an extended absence from WWE television, two SmackDown Superstars would debut their new tag team on WWE Superstars as former WWE Tag Team Champion Curt Hawkins would team with “The Intense Superstar” Vance Archer to face two local competitors! The Moscow Mauler” Vladmir Kozlov would also be in action on WWE Superstars as he would face off with a local competitor! The Divas would be in tag team action on Superstars as former Divas Champion Maryse would team with “The Sour Songstress” Jillian to face The Bella Twins.
- Maryse & Jillian def. The Bella Twins by Maryse pinning Bella following the French Kiss DDT.
- Vladimir Kozlov def. local jobber by pin following the Iron Curtain.
- Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer (in their return to the WWE) def. Matthew Busch & James White (jobbers) by Curt Hawkins pinning Matthew Busch following the Hawk Eye Elbow.
- Dolph Ziggler def. Chris Masters by pin following the Zig Zag.
The opening match of the night saw the Divas in tag team action as The Bella Twins would face two former Divas Champions in Maryse & Jillian. In the end, it was Maryse planting one of The Bella Twins with the French Kiss DDT en route to picking up the win for herself and Jillian! After the match, Maryse & Jillian was set to deal out more punishment to one of The Bellas, but Divas Champion Eve Torres made the save with Maryse throwing Jillian into the path of the Divas Champion before making the clean getaway! What will happen when Eve finally gets her hands on Maryse?
Vladimir Kozlov was in action on WWE Superstars as “The Moscow Mauler” would go one-on-one with a local competitor. In the end, it was Kozlov who picked up the dominant win over his smaller adversary!
After a long hiatus from WWE television, former WWE Tag Team Champion Curt Hawkins returned to the WWE with an intense, new tag team partner in Vance Archer! The new team of Hawkins & Archer would face local competitors Matthew Busch & James White in tag team action on WWE Superstars! In the end, it was Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer picking up the win over the hometown boys after Vance hit the Archer’s Arrow and Hawkins hit a big elbow drop! After the match, Vance Archer ordered the crowd to “pay attention” before Curt Hawkins stated that they could not have “forgotten” about him! Hawkins then revealed that they have been given contracts for thirty days and their objective to remain Superstars is to make an “impact”! Can Curt Hawkins & Vance Archer make enough of an “impact” to remain as WWE Superstars?
Then it was time for the main event as it would be the Masterlock going against the sleeper hold as “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters would go one-on-one with “The Platinum Superstar” Dolph Ziggler! After both Superstars were unable to successfully lock in their respective submission maneuvers, Dolph Ziggler went to his “Plan B” and hit the Zig Zag en route to picking up the win over Chris Masters!