Roode pulls Hardy up to his feet and eats a boot to the gut and a twist of fate from Hardy. Hardy goes up into the corner and hits the whisper in the wind, but when he goes for the cover, Roode is able to kick out at two.
Hardy tries for another twist of fate, but Roode pushes him away and bails to the outside, grabbing the title and heading up the ramp a second time. Hardy attacks Roode from behind again and Roode smashes face first into his belt on the ramp. Roode is holding on to the title and he tries to use it against Hardy, but Hardy catches him with a boot and Roode drops the title. Hardy tries for the twist of fate but the ref breaks it up to get the title out of the ring. Roode rolls up Hardy with his feet on the ropes but Hardy kicks out at two. Hardy rolls up Roode, but Roode kicks out at two. Roode backs into the corner and begs off before kicking the ref in the crotch. Hardy hits the twist of fate, but it's too late as the ref is already calling for the bell.
After the match... The crowd is extremely unhappy with the result, as is Hardy, who strips off his shirt, heads to the top rope, and hits a big swanton. Hardy grabs the championship and holds it up, before dropping it down across the body of the champion.
Hardy makes his way to the back while Roode hugs his title to his face in the ring. The PPV ends with Hardy and Roode staring each other down while Roode grasps and kisses the belt.
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