Pope tries to beg off, but Devon won't have it, slamming Pope to the mat, hitting a series of rights and a diving head butt to boot. Devon goes to the top, but Pope is able to shove the ref into the ropes to force Devon to crotch himself. Pope hits Devon with a dropkick from the second rope while Devon is seated on the top, but it's not as impressive as it sounds. Devon falls to the mat and Pope hits him with rights before laying in with a big kick to the back. Pope picks Devon up to his feet and hits a front suplex, laying Devon out across the top rope, and hitting him with a couple of big kicks to the face before hitting him with a clothesline that sends Devon crashing to the apron. Pope smells blood and hits a baseball slide that sends Devon crashing out to the floor.
Pope heads out to the floor and sends Devon into the ring post before choking Devon on the barricade, and hitting a quick double axe handle from the apron. Pope sends Devon back into the ring and gets a quick near fall before locking in a rear chin lock. Devon is able to fight up to his feet and out of the hold, but he's caught with a big back elbow from Pope, who stomps away at Devon's knees, shoulders and elbows.
Pope stands over Devon and yells that he hates him, before Pope pulls Devon to his feet, and slides him under the bottom turnbuckle, shoulder first into the ring post. Pope heads out to the floor and kicks Devon in the side of the head while it's set against the ring post. Pope backs up and hits Devon with another big running kick to the side of the head. Pope brings things back into the ring, looking over at Devon's sons constantly, before laying Devon out with a big DDT.
Pope drags Devon into the center of the ring before calling his sons into the ring. Pope stands over Devon and tells his sons to look at their father. He tells both of them to start stomping on their father. They refuse and one of the boys actually checks on Devon, so Pope kicks him in the gut and throws him to the outside. The other brother tries to intervene, but he catches a right to the face.
Devon is up and he's mad, hitting Pope with right hand after right hand before slamming him face first into the mat. Devon hits a big running splash in the corner and a running clothesline. Devon ducks a clothesline attempt from Pope and pulls him back close for a big powerbomb that's good for a two count. Pope is able to come up with an uppercut out of nowhere, but Devon comes right back with a huge flying shoulder block.
Devon charges into the corner, but Pope moves and Devon crashes into the turnbuckle chest first. Pope swings Devon's legs through the ropes and lays him out with a big neckbreaker. Pope tries for the DDE, but Devon moves and Pope catches himself on the corner. Devon grabs Pope and pulls him into the middle of the ring, hitting what looked to be the Edge-o-matic. Devon goes for the pin and gets the three count.
Devon and the kids hug it out after the match.
Tenay sends it to the back where JB is standing along with Sting. JB talks briefly about Hardy last year in his match against Sting, and his road to redemption. Velvet Sky comes in and says she needs to talk to Sting. She says since Karen Jarrett has been fired, the new Knockouts VP should show loyalty, and she's the perfect candidate. She wants to talk about Madison Rayne, who's unofficially made herself the VP, and Sky won't have that. She asks if Sting has thought about who will replace Jarrett. She talks about the match between Mickie James and Gail Kim and says Rayne needs to be kept away. She whispers an idea in Sting's ear, but Sting says the crew wouldn't have time. Velvet says she's been working on the "Velvet touch" and Sting only needs to pull the trigger. Sting says go for it. Velvet runs off and Sting turns to Hardy. Sting says Hardy has done a lot for himself and he's in better condition than he's ever been in. He says any night can be Hardy's night. Sting says Roode is trying to one-up him at every turn but Sting is in charge, and Hardy will reinforce that tonight.
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