Another Set Of Detailed WWE Over The Limit Results
By Ryan Clark | May 23, 2010 |
Airdate: Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich.
Results by ProWrestlingSCOOPS.com
"Yes, sir, we promised you a great main eventů"
WWE Over The Limit Opener:
We get the usual video package, highlighting all of the main feuds heading into tonight's event, to open the show.
The pyro hits, and Michael Cole welcomes us to the show, and immediately hypes that five championships will be on the line tonight. Lawler and Striker are also on commentary tonight, and the Spanish announce team also gets a shout out.
Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Kofi Kingston
Kofi Kingston's music hits, and Mr. Controlled Frenzy himself hits the ring to a nice pop. We get an explanation of the events that led up to this match, including Kofi's fake out IC Title win. Drew McIntyre is out next to a bit of heat, flaunting his title.
The bell rings, and we're ready to kick things off in this one. Kofi comes out with right hands and forearms, he ducks a clothesline and connects with a couple of low kicks and another big kick to the side of McIntyre's head, before sending him over the top rope with a big clothesline. Kofi follows Drew out to the floor with a suicide dive through the ropes. McIntyre fights back and makes it into the ring, but Kofi comes right back with a big jumping lariat. McIntyre rolls to the outside, but Kofi brings him back up to the ring apron, where McIntyre shoves Kofi into the ring post.
McIntyre takes Kingston back into the ring where he pounds on him in the corner for a little while before the ref breaks it up. Drew hits a low knee to Kofi's midsection before hitting a modified gutbuster. McIntyre locks in a modified rear chin lock and grounds Kofi on the mat. Kofi fights out of it and up to his feet, taking McIntyre over with a big hip toss. Both men are up to their feet, and Jofi hits McIntyre with a couple of right hands before catching a boot to the stomach. McIntyre tries for a cover but only gets two. McIntyre beats on Kofi's head for a bit before getting up and stomping down on Kingston's head. Drew goes to the middle rope and jumps off, but Kingston gets his feet up and connects with McIntyre's face.
Both men are up and they slug it out, with Kofi getting the advantage. Kofi splashes McIntyre up in the corner and rains down with left and right hands before hitting a nice European uppercut. Kingston ends up on the second rope and he kicks McIntyre before going up to the top. Kofi hits a leaping cross body for a near fall. McIntyre gets Kofi up into a fireman's carry and hits a single knee gutbuster that's good for a two count. Kofi sends McIntyre shoulder first into the steel ring post before kicking straight into McIntyre's ribs and hitting the boom drop in the corner. Kofi goes for the cover, but McIntyre kicks out at two.
Kofi tries for Trouble in Paradise but Drew ducks. McIntyre tries for his DDT, but Kofi counters with the SOS. Kofi goes for the pin and gets the three count.
Winner and NEW WWE Intercontinental Champion: Kofi Kingston
After the match, Drew McIntyre grabs a mic and calls out for Teddy Long. He says he's only going to say this once. This PPV will stop right now until Teddy Long gets out and reverses the decision. Matt Hardy's music hits, and he makes his way out to the ring. He stares down McIntyre, ducks a clothesline, and hits a twist of fate on Drew. Hardy poses for the crowd to a nice pop.