"Yes, sir, we promised you a great main eventů"
WWE Fatal 4 Way Opener:
- Ring announcer Justin Roberts introduced Mr. McMahon as the chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment. Vince walked onto the stage to a nice pop.
Vince apologized for starting the show on a "somber note" and said Raw General Manager Bret Hart would not be here tonight. They showed the Team NXT attack on Hart from last week's Raw. Vince said he was meeting with "Bret's representatives" later to determine when Bret would be able to return to his duties, and what action would be taken against Team NXT. There was an audible "Daniel Bryan" chant during Vince's promo.
- Drew McIntyre came out and shook hands with Vince McMahon before heading to the ring. The McIntyre-Long match from Smackdown this past week was recapped.
A shot aired of Vince climbing inside his limo backstage... In the ring, McIntyre cut a promo on Teddy Long. He called him a pathetic shell of a man as Teddy walked to ringside. Drew said he was going to make Teddy present him with the Intercontinental Title after the match...
Kofi Kingston (c) vs. Drew McIntyre
Kofi looked angry coming out, and the referee had to hold him back during the introductions. Kofi immediately began throwing kicks at the legs and body at the bell. McIntyre fought back with punches and threw Kofi down by the hair and stomped his head. They slugged it out, then Kofi hit a monkey flip and a dropkick. Kingston clotheslined McIntyre to the floor. Kofi hit a tope, then rolled him back in the ring. McIntyre rolled back out, then clipped Kofi's leg as he came out after him. Back in the ring, McIntyre threw Kofi shoulder first into the ringpost and got a two count. McIntyre pounded Kofi with forearms, then pulled him across the ring apron and pounded him across the chest. Kofi kicked Drew from his back, and they fought on the outside, with Drew whipping Kofi's arm into the ringpost.
Back in the ring, McIntyre got a two count, then applied an armbar. Kofi armdragged out of it, then slid under McIntyre, but Drew hit him with a shoulderblock. Drew stomped the arm, and Kofi tried to fight back, but Drew stomped him down in a corner. Drew flipped Kofi to the mat with an armwringer, then applied a overhead wristlock. Drew yanked Kofi to the mat by the hair and continued to work on the arm. McIntyre mocked Kofi's "Boom" claps, and it allowed Kofi to throw some kicks from the mat, but Drew pounded him back down. Drew returned to the armbar, but Kofi fought up and went for a sunset flip. Drew tried to punch out of it, but Kofi moved and Drew punched the mat. Drew came right back with a kick to the injured arm for a two count.
Drew clotheslined Kofi twice in the corner. Drew went for a short-arm clothesline, but Kofi floated over it and hit a DDT. Kofi elbowed Drew, then hit some kicks to the legs. Kofi punched Drew in the head, then hit a series of chops and a dropkick. Kofi missed a clothesline, then Drew missed with one and Kofi rolled up Drew for a two count. Kofi hit a reverse bodypress out of the corner for a two count, but Drew hit the arm again and delivered a neckbreaker on the knee for a two count. Drew went for a slam, but Kofi floated out of it and hit a legsweep. Kofi hit the Boom Drop legdrop, then began to clap. Drew backed away from the Trouble In Paradise kick, and backdropped Kofi to the ringapron. Drew hit some punches and went to back suplex Kofi into the ring, but Kofi shifted his weight and landed on top of Drew for a two count.
Drew hit a running kick on Kofi, then went for the Future Shock DDT, but Kofi broke out and hit a Tornado DDT off the middle rope. Drew got his foot on the bottom rope to stop the count. Kofi mounted Drew in the corner for punches, but Drew walked out of it with a powerbomb on Kofi for a near fall. Drew complained about the count. Drew picked up Kofi off the mat, but Kofi hit the SOS for a two count. McIntyre tripped Kofi into the turnbuckles, but Kofi grabbed a headscissors. Drew stood up in the headscissors and threw Kofi into the referee, knocking him out.
Drew threw Kingston shoulder first into the ringpost and hit the Future Shock DDT, but there was no referee to count. McIntyre tried to revive the referee, then went outside and threw Teddy Long in the ring, demanding he make the count. McIntyre even ripped the shirt off the unconscious referee and ordered Long to put it on. Long did so, and McIntyre made the cover. Long counted two, then stopped and shook his head no. The fans chanted for Long. McIntyre glared at Long, and backed him in a corner. McIntyre told Long he needs to count him, or he would "drop him." McIntyre went to pick up Kofi for another DDT, but Matt Hardy ran in from the crowd and gave McIntyre a Twist Of Fate. Long just watched. Kofi then gave McIntyre a Trouble In Paradise kick and Long counted the pinfall for Kofi at the 17-minute mark.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
We go backstage where Savannah interviews The Hart Dynasty about competing in a 6-person match tonight, so soon after their Uncle Bret's attack last week. Natalya and Tyson talk about beating The Uso's. David Hart Smith says on Father's Day today, they fight for Bret.
Eve and Maryse paird off at the bell, while Kim and Alicia did the same. Gail got kicked in the shin by Fox, who then hit a Northern Lights suplex, leading into a sequence where everyone was breaking up pins and going for covers. Fox gave Kim a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Eve gave Maryse and Fox forearms and dropkicks. Fox and Maryse double-teamed Eve. Kim got on the apron and gave Fox a headscissors while Eve put Maryse in an armbar. Kim let go of her headscissors to break up Eve's hold on Maryse. Kim put Maryse in an armbar of her own, then Fox broke it up and she put Maryse in an armbar. Maryse escaped to the floor. Eve put Fox in a camel clutch, while Kim put Fox a Boston Crab at the same time. Maryse tossed Eve and Kim out of the ring, leaving her to face off with Fox.
They argued, then Fox shoved her. Maryse hit some forearms and a side kick for a cover, but Eve broke it up. Kim came in and dropkicked Eve and Maryse. Kim hit Maryse with a shoulderblock, then a missile dropkick for a one count, as Eve broke it up. Kim got yanked down off the apron by Alicia, who dropped her face first on it Eve gave Maryse a neckbreaker in the ring, then went to the top rope and hit a moonsault. Fox broke up the cover, throwing Eve to the floor, and Fox covered Maryse for the pin at the six minute mark.
Winner and **NEW** Divas Champion: Alicia Fox
We go backstage with Rey Mysterio and Big Show walks up. Rey says he is going to become World Champion again tonight. Big Show says Rey is a man of faith but some obstacles are too big for him. Show says they are friends and he respects him but if he has to knock everyone out tonight to win, including Rey, he will. Rey says as big as Show's fist is, his heart is bigger. Big Show goes to talk and the segment cuts off.
In the Arena:
We go to the ring where Chris Jericho comes out for an un-announced match. Jericho takes the mic and says that everyone over 25 knows he is the reason they still watch WWE and anyone under 25 is the reason they watch now. Jericho says now he is no longer the hot topic of WWE. He says even Wade Barrett is getting more attention than he is. Jericho says himself hasn't been making an impact lately. Jericho says he has always been the underdog and now he's at the top of the mountain and everyone wants to knock him off. Jericho says he is the most important performer on this roster and the greatest Champion of any generation. Jericho says Evan Bourne is trying to make a name off his. Jericho says he challenged Bourne to a rematch from RAW for tonight. Jericho says Bourne's career is going to fade out tonight. Out comes Evan Bourne to a nice pop.
Chris Jericho vs. Evan Bourne
There was a loud "Y2J" chant at the start. They locked up, and Bourne shoved Jericho. Jericho whipped Bourne into a corner and clotheslined him. Jericho punched Bourne, calling him "Shooting Star" while hitting him. Bourne ducked a clothesline and hit a rana, then a dropkick to the face for a two count. Bourne ran the ropes, but Jericho hit a clothesline for a two count. Jericho pounded Bourne in a corner. Jericho missed a charge and fell to the floor. Bourne went to the top rope and hit a bodypress on Jericho on the floor. As they got back in the ring, Jericho kicked Bourne on the apron, then hit the springboard dropkick, knocking Bourne to the floor.
Back in the ring, Jericho kicked Bourne in the gut. Bourne fought back with some kicks, but Jericho floored him with a dropkick for a two count. Jericho snapmared Bourne and kicked him in the back. Jericho put Bourne in a chinlock, but Bourne fought up in it. Jericho went for a back suplex, but Bourne floated over it and hit some kicks to the body, then a spinkick. Bourne hit a running elbow, then a dropkick in the corner for a two count. Bourne hit some kicks to the leg, but missed a roundhouse and Jericho hit a German suplex for a two count. Jericho put Bourne in a corner and went for a whip. Bourne reversed it, but Jericho hit a back elbow. Jericho got on the second rope, but Bourne leaped up and pulled him down with a rana for a two count.
Bourne went for his double kneedriver, but Jericho caught it and slowly dropped to the mat, rolling Bourne into the Walls Of Jericho, to a pop. Bourne struggled in the hold, and made the ropes for a break. Bourne got up on the apron, and Jericho shoved him off the apron and into the announce table. Jericho went outside and rammed Bourne into the table. Jericho went for a clothesline on the floor, but Bourne dodged it and tripped Jericho into the ringsteps. Back in the ring, Bourne hit a top rope kneedriver for a two count. Bourne hit a kick, but Jericho blocked one and hit a double underhook backbreaker. Jericho went for a Lionsault, but Bourne moved. Jericho landed on his feet, and Bourne kicked him. Bourne went for a Shooting Star Press, but Jericho moved out of the way. Bourne landed on his feet, but Jericho hit a Codebreaker. Jericho covered, but Bourne got his foot on the ropes. Jericho yelled "Stay down you idiot!" and pounded him in the corner.
Jericho missed a charge in the corner, and Bourne rolled up Jericho for a two count. Jericho grabbed the legs and went for the Walls Of Jericho, but Bourne hooked his head. Jericho stood up with Bourne holding onto his head, and Bourne swung around into a DDT. Bourne went to the top rope, but Jericho met him there. They fought on the ropes, and Bourne punched Jericho to the mat. Bourne got ready to jump, but Jericho got back up and crotched Bourne on the top rope. Jericho went for a superplex, but Bourne tossed Jericho back to the mat, gourdbuster-style. Bourne hit the Shooting Star Press to Jericho's back and got the pin at the 12-minute mark.
Winner: Evan Bourne
- We return from a brief promotional piece to Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Matt Striker hyping tonight's World Heavyweight Championship Fatal 4-Way match. Cue highlights from Smackdown where they recap the situation of what happened to The Undertaker.
World Heavyweight Championship
Fatal 4 Way Match
Jack Swagger (c) vs. Big Show vs. CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio
We go to the ring and out first for the next match comes Big Show, smiling and slapping hands with the fans. CM Punk's music hits next and the fans pop. Out comes Punk, Serena and Luke Gallows. Out next comes Rey Mysterio to a nice pop, followed by the World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger.
Tony Chimmel does the formal in-ring introductions. The first main to gain a pinfall or submission is the winner. All four men are in the ring at once. The bell rings and we're off. Big four-man staredown to open the bout.
At the bell, no one went for the immediate lockup. Swagger and Punk then went after Rey, but Big Show grabbed them and tossed them away. Show chopped Swagger, and Punk jumped on Show's back for a sleeper, but he flipped him off. Rey dropkicked Punk and went for his mask. Rey used a headscissors to send Punk out of the ring. Show tossed Swagger out of the ring, leaving Rey and Show to face off. Rey went on the attack, but Show shoved him away. Show got ready for a punch, and Rey slid to the floor. Show reached out of the ring and pulled Rey back in, then threw him into Swagger, who was on the apron. Show covered Rey, but Punk broke it up. Show chopped Punk down and covered him, but Swagger broke it up. Show dominated, just knocking people around.
Show held Rey for a slam with one arm, and pushed around Punk and Swagger with the other, until Rey hit Big Show with a DDT out of the slam. There was a sequence where everyone tried to cover Show and pulled each other off. Swagger gave Show a splash out of the corner, but Punk and Rey pulled him off and kicked him. Rey and Punk kicked Show out of the ring, then began going at it with each other. Swagger knocked Punk out of the ring and focused his attack on Rey, hitting a belly to belly suplex for a two count. Swagger put Mysterio in a double chicken wing, but Rey fought out of it. Rey set up Swagger for a 619, but Punk hit Rey with a springboard bodypress for a two count, then covered Swagger for a two count.
Punk shoved Swagger out of the ring and worked over Mysterio in a corner. Punk hit a backbreaker on Rey for a two count, then pulled Swagger into the ring and blasted him with a spinning backfist. Punk kicked Rey in a corner, then gave Swagger a jumping knee in the opposite corner. Punk went for a German suplex on Rey, but Swagger grabbed Punk and we had a double German suplex. Swagger covered both men, but couldn't get a pinfall. Swagger went for a powerbomb on Punk, but Punk blocked it. Punk kicked Swagger in the head, but Rey hit a headscissors on Punk and went for a 619. Big Show, from the floor, grabbed the attempt and dropped Rey face first on the announce table.
Big Show got in the ring and pounded Swagger and Punk, including an avalanche on both men and a double clothesline. Swagger and Punk bailed out to the floor. Big Show went out after Punk, but Rey kicked the ring steps into Show's legs. Mysterio gave Show a 619 around the ringpost. Punk hit a springboard dive on Show on the floor. In the ring, Rey went for a bodypress on Swagger, but Swagger kicked Rey down. Punk ran in and gave Swagger a GTS, but apparently hurt his knee on the move.
The lights turned red, and Kane came out, wheeling a casket. Kane went after CM Punk and threw him out of the ring. Kane chokeslammed Punk into the casket and went to close it, but Punk used his leg to keep it open. Luke Gallows ran out and kicked Kane, then helped Punk to the back, with Kane in pursuit.
In the ring, Rey gave Swagger a 619 and a springboard splash for the pin at the ten minute mark.
Winner & **NEW** World Heavyweight Champion - Rey Mysterio
Josh Mathews is with WWE Champion John Cena. Mixed reaction from the live crowd. Mathews asks him if he's concerned about the NXT Rookies showing up and disrupting the match. Cena says they have solidified the line between 'us versus them'. Mathews asks Cena about two championships changing hands. He asks him how he expects to leave the PPV still champion. Cena says this isn't a match he's going out there to win but he's certainly not going out there to lose. Tonight whoever walks out the WWE Champion, they're going to have to earn it.
United States Championship
The Miz (c) vs. R-Truth
The Miz comes out first with a mic. Miz says in a few moments R-Truth is going to come out doing his 'What's Up' rapping. He says he's made the rap more suitable with some new lyrics. Miz talks like Truth by using his unknown lyrics, replacing 'Whats up' with 'The Miz'. The Miz gets in the ring and says don't leave you're seats because things are about to blossom because he's The Miz and he's awesome! R-Truth comes out rapping is long as ever, dancing his way to the ring as usual. R-Truth gets in the ring and says Long Island, New York. If ya'll think The Miz rap sucked, let me hear ya'll say 'Whats Up'. They pop for him as the referee holds the US Title up.
They locked up at the bell, then Truth hit a shoulderblock. They locked up again, and Truth hit another shoulderblock, then a third. Truth ducked a clothesline and hit another shoulderblock, sending Miz to the floor. Truth clotheslined Miz on the floor, then tossed him into the ring for a two count. Truth went for a leapfrog, but Miz kicked him in the gut, then stomped him in the gut. Miz hit some elbows, then applied a trapped arm chinlock. Truth elbowed out of it, then hit a hiptoss. Truth was backdropped to the apron, but he slugged Miz and rammed him into the top turnbuckle. Miz rolled to the apron as well, then shoved Truth into the ringpost. Truth fell to the floor, and Miz told the referee to count for a countout.
Truth got in the ring at nine, and Miz stomped him. Miz worked over Truth with bodyshots in the corner. Miz hit the through the ropes clothesline and got a two count. Miz applied a bodyscissors, but Truth turned over in it and hit some punches to break the hold. Truth was favoring the ribs. Miz hit a kick to the head for a two count. Miz stretched Truth in the ropes and pounded him with forearms. Truth punched and kicked for a comeback, but Miz landed a knee to the ribs, then stepped on his face. Miz hit a kick to the ribs, then they exchanged punches. Truth got the better of it, but Miz hit a back elbow and went for an armbar, while driving an elbow into the ribs. Miz then applied a modified bow and arrow, but Truth broke out and hit a back suplex for a two count.
Miz kicked Truth in the head and stomped him, then hit a vertical suplex. Miz played to the crowd, and it allowed Truth to hit some punches and a gourdbuster for a two count. Miz grabbed Truth by the pants and pulled him face first into the turnbuckles. Miz punched Truth on the ropes and went for a superplex, but Truth knocked him away and hit a second rope dropkick. There were some "This is boring" or "Miz is boring" chants. Truth rallied with punches and kicks, then hit a flapjack. Truth hit a Flatliner for a two count. Miz kicked Truth, but Truth returned fire and hit a suplex stunner for a two count. Truth charged Miz, and Miz dropped him gut first on the top rope. Miz hit a backbreaker/neckbreaker combo for a two count.
Miz missed a clothesline in the corner, and got tangled in the ropes. Truth legdropped him out of the corner and got a two count. Miz hit a shot to the gut and threw Truth out of the ring. Truth landed on the apron and went to the top rope. Miz stopped him and they battled on the ropes. Truth knocked Miz into the ring, but missed a top rope bodypress. Miz went to pick him up off the mat, but Truth grabbed a small package for two. Miz went for a running kick, but Truth rolled him up for two. Miz whipped Truth into the ropes, but Truth grabbed a bodyscissors and went into a Victory Roll, but Miz dropped down on it and got the pin at the 14-minute mark.
Winner & still United States Champion - The Miz
Todd Grisham is with Edge. He asks him about the WWE Championship Fatal 4-Way match. Edge talks down Randy Orton for his separated shoulder. He says Sheamus on the surface is a powerhouse but deep down inside he knows he doesn't belong with the three of his opponents. Edge says he's facing three men that have main evented a dozen Wrestlemanias. Edge says The Rated R Superstar only has one thing running through his head - walking out the PPV the new WWE Champion.
Tyson Kidd, DH Smith and Natalya vs. Tamina, Jimmy & Jay Uso
We start with Natalya and Tamina. Tamina works over the arm of Natalya as this is her main roster WWE debut. Natalya gets Tamina down for a quick cover. Tamina tags in Jay versus David Hart Smith. Smith gets a quick cover then works over Jay's arm. Side headlock from Smith onto Jay, he backs out of it but Smith hits a shoulder block. Hip toss try by Jay but Smith counters with a suplex and a quick cover. Smith tags Tyson Kidd and sets Jay up in the ropes in tree of woe position. Double team move.
Tyson Kidd applies a side headlock on Jay Uso but he tags in Jimmy. Jimmy with a scoop and a slam on Kidd. He uses a submission hold to try and tame the spark plug of The Hart Dynasty. Nice move by Tyson to counters out. Off the ropes into an elbow. Jimmy throws Kidd to the outside and gets heat from the crowd. Off the ropes he went for the suicide dive but Tyson Kidd hit a kick from the apron. Kidd covers Jimmy but Jay makes the save. Tyson and Jimmy work on the apron with Tyson eventually getting caught in a Samoan Drop as Kidd went for a DDT.
Jay, now the legal man, gets a two count on Tyson Kidd. Kidd gets to his feet and goes off the ropes. Jay hits a dropkick and gets a cover for a two count. He grabs Tyson then tags in Jimmy. Double team move, then another. Jimmy gets the cover for a two count. Another cover but two again. Snap suplex from Jimmy on Kidd. Jimmy Uso applies a face submission mat move on Tyson.
Jimmy dominates Kidd in the ring as Kidd desperately goes for the tag. Jimmy works Kidd into his corner as he gets a tag. Double team move followed by a couple two counts by Jay Uso on Tyson. Another hot tag as Jimmy goes to the top rope and drops a knee to the face of Tyson Kidd. Jimmy applies a submission hold on Kidd but he counters out. Jimmy counters, sending Kidd to the mat. He throws Kidd into the corner and lands more offense. Kidd is isolated in the corner but Jimmy Uso takes too long and Kidd gets out of the way into the turnbuckles. Jimmy gets a tag and keeps Kidd from doing the same. Back body drop from Kidd as he tags in Natalya. Tamina has to come in now.
Natalya looks good with suplexes on Tamina. She nearly gets the win but Jimmy Uso makes the save. He and Smith go to work on one another. Kidd goes from the ring to the outside on the Uso brother. Meanwhile, Tamina hits a Samoan Drop in the ring on Natalya. Tamina goes to the top rope for her father's finisher but Natalya gets out of the way. Natalya lands a clothesline and gets the cover for the pinfall.
Winners - Tyson Kidd, DH Smith and Natalya
- Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Matt Striker hype next month's Money in the Bank pay-per-view. They roll a hype video for the Fatal 4-Way Match for the WWE Championship. Cue replays from Raw and the setup of the match.
Fatal 4 Way Match
John Cena (c) vs. Randy Orton vs. Sheamus vs. Edge
Randy Orton is introduced first. Edge is announced next. Sheamus, the final challenger, comes to the ring as pasty as ever. The WWE Champion - John Cena - was out last. Mixed reaction until he emerged - the cheers drowned out most of the boos. All four men are in the ring for the formal introductions under Justin Roberts. Jack Doan is the referee.
Doan holds up the belt and calls for the bell. Big staredown from all four. Cena goes for Sheamus, Orton goes right for Edge. Sheamus is dumped by Cena, Edge by Orton.
Orton and Cena stare each other down. Michael Cole says he has goosebumps (not sure why) as they both just look at one another. Cena gets Orton up early for the Attitude Adjustment, Orton goes for the RKO out of a counter. Neither hit as Sheamus comes in and beats down Cena. Orton goes to the outside. Sheamus backs Cena down in the corner. Edge comes in and helps Sheamus with Cena.
Edge and Sheamus whip Cena into the ropes and both hit elbows on him. They beat him down in the corner. Loud 'Cena sucks' chants coming through. They take Cena down in the corner. The arena is now split. 'Let's go Cena' and 'Cena sucks'. Right hand from Sheamus on Cena. Cena no-sells a punch from Edge as Sheamus sends him to the mat. Edge rolls Sheamus up. We're shown the WWE locker room watching from the back as Sheamus kicks out and goes on the offensive against Edge.
Cena gets back in the ring but Edge ends up tossing him out after fighting off Sheamus. Edge goes to the top rope but Orton gets back in and takes him down. Orton kicks Sheamus in the head and goes to the corner to work on Edge who is on the top. Sheamus joins the party up top and hits offense on Orton. He tries to powerbomb Orton off but Orton blocks. Edge goes off the top rope right onto Sheamus for a two count. Orton made the save and went after Edge.
Orton clears the ring of Sheamus and Edge. Cena back on the apron. Orton suplexes him back in. Viper in the striking position, lands some stuff right hands. Uppercut from Orton on Cena, sending him to the mat. Orton kicks Cena on the mat and looks at the crowd with Cena down. Orton kicks him in the wrist then works his right ankle.
Loud split crowd as Orton goes for more offense. Orton misses as Sheamus hits a big axe handle on Orton's skull. Now it's Cena and Sheamus. Cena gets in control and hits a fisherman suplex on Sheamus. He goes for the Attitude Adjustment but Sheamus blocks with an Irish Curse backbreaker. Sheamus gets a two count on Cena.
Sheamus goes for the High Cross. He gets him up but Edge goes for the Spear. Sheamus sidesteps it but it allows Cena to roll him up for a two count. Sheamus takes Cena down but Orton comes back in and lands offense on him. Orton works on Sheamus who is standing on the apron. Orton tries to viper Sheamus back in the ring. Now, he's bringing Cena in with DDT as well. Double DDT as Orton pins Sheamus for a two count.
Edge gets back in and takes out Orton. Edge is the only worker on his feet in the ring as Cena is down in the corner. Edge waits for Cena to get up to attempt a Spear. He goes for it but Cena moves. Cena hits a couple shoulder blocks. Backbreaker onto the mat. Cena signals 5 Knuckle Shuffle. He connects. Orton comes in out of nowhere and hits a move that looked like a modified backbreaker on Cena. Edge back in, Orton powerslams him. It's Orton and Edge. Sheamus comes in and tosses Orton out. Sheamus and Edge now in the ring. Sheamus stomps away at the WWE Champion. Edge rolls back in the ring as Sheamus is in control of the match. Cena dumps Sheamus to the outside but it takes a lot out of him.
Cena lands offense on Edge in the ring then brings Sheamus to the apron. Orton grabbed Sheamus when Cena had him, getting hurt as well. Edge knocks Orton off the apron with a shoulder. He turns his back to Cena. Cena looks in STF. Edge is caught in the middle of the ring in the STF. Orton and Sheamus nowhere to be seen. Doan checks for submission. Edge nearly makes it to the ropes but Cena breaks and pulls him back then reapplies. Sheamus finally breaks it and gets a two count on Edge.
Sheamus works on Cena in the corner. He gets out of the ring and drops a couple elbows to Cena's throat. Then another from the outside with Cena's throat under the bottom rope. Sheamus gets back in and hits a clothesline on Edge. Two count on The Rated R Superstar. Cena gets knocked off the apron when he tried to get back in it. Sheamus has Edge in the ring. Orton and Cena are both laid out. Sheamus goes for his finisher but Edge counters, taking Sheamus to the mat. Edge is alone in the ring but not for long. Attitude Adjustment attempt but Orton hits the RKO out of nowhere. Orton goes for the pin but Sheamus pulled the referee away. Orton kicks Sheamus out of the ring but walks into the Spear.
Stiff kick from Sheamus on Edge, sending him to the outside. Sheamus gets a two count on Orton then goes back to work. Cena down in the ring. Sheamus whips Orton into the ropes. Edge takes him to the outside. The fight goes to the outside. Here comes Sheamus. Orton sends him over the announce table. He attempts the RKO on Edge on the outside. They battle as we cut back to R-Truth, Bourne, Kidd and Smith watching the match. The NXT grads run-in and take them out.
We're shown Bourne laid out as Cena is in the ring alone. Lawler and Cole retreat. Cena is in the ring looking around. Here come the NXT grads out to the arena. They take out production people and start to dismantle the set. They hit the ring and go after Cena.
No commentary as it's chaos at ringside with the grads taking apart the main event. Sheamus sneaks in, pins Cena and wins the match. Sheamus hits the crowd but is the new WWE Champion.
Winner & **NEW** WWE Champion - Sheamus
The match is over as the NXT guys take out Cena with Wade Barrett leading the charge. Barrett hits his finisher on Cena. Gabriel lands the 450 splash on him. Sheamus is at the top of the ramp with the belt as they chase him off. Cena is down in the center of the ring knocked out. Edge is shown knocked out, outside the ring. Orton is out, outside the ring. The show ended at 10:33EST. WTF?!?!
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