|By Christian Miller | January 13, 2013 | Comments|
DOC vs. Sting
Sting immediately attacks DOC outside the ring. He hits some big punches, and they fight up the ramp. Sting locks in a headlock, but DOC fights back and the two go back and forth with offense. Eventually they head to the ring.
The ref starts the match. DOC stays in control and hits some big strikes on Sting. Sting mounts some offense and comes back. He tries to knock DOC to the outside, but DOC hangs onto the rope. Sting presses the attack and starts working on DOC's legs.
Sting then whips DOC into the corner and hits a splash. Sting presses the attack and eventually hits the Scorpion Deathdrop for the win.
After the match, Aces and Eights run out to attack Sting, but Bully Ray runs out for the save.
Bobby Roode is then shown backstage, and he is asked if he and Austin Aries will work together during their match, and he just talks about how he and Aries will work together to take out Hardy, so then can fight to take over the title.
A video package is then shown showcasing the build up to the title match between Hardy, Roode and Aries, focusing on the Roode/Aries rivalry.
Austin Aries vs. Bobby Rood vs. Jeff Hardy for the World Heavyweight Championship
All three wrestlers stare each other down in the center of the ring. Roode and Aries argue over who should attack Hardy first, and they start double teaming the champ.
Aries whips Roode into Hardy, but he boots Roode. Hardy then presses the attack, and levels Aries with a double leg takedown. Roode attacks Hardy from behind.
Roode tells Aries to get up and they take turns attacking Hardy's neck. Hardy fights back and clears Roode and Aries out of the ring. He then goes to the apron and dives on Roode.
Roode and Hardy go back into the ring, and Hardy presses the attack. Roode fights back and takes Hardy down, nailing several punches to the head. He goes for a pin, but Hardy kicks out at two.
Roode then sends Hardy into the corner, and nails a big punch to the face, sending Hardy hanging over the ropes. Aries comes back in and attacks Hardy.
Aries takes Hardy down and pulls Hardy's hair. Hardy fights back and sends Aries to the corner. He then whips Roode into Aries, who falls to his knees. He then jumps off Bobby Roode and kicks Aries in the face.
Roode and Aries come back, and go to work on Hardy. They take turns using the ropes to choke Hardy with their boots.
They press the attack, and Roode nails a brutal looking superplex.
Roode then puts Aries on his shoulders. Aries tries to pick up Hardy, but he fights back with a kick to Aries head. Hardy then lands some big strikes, going back and forth between Aries and Roode.
Hardy kicks Roode to the outside, and attempts to dive off the ropes onto him but Aries pushes him in mid air. Aries then tries to suicide dive Hardy, but hits Roode instead. Hardy then whips Aries into the steel steps.
Hardy sends Roode back into the ring and presses the attack. Aries comes back in the ring, and Hardy suplexes him onto Roode. He goes for a pin but Roode kicks out at two.
Roode spears Hardy for a near pin fall, and Aries and Roode press the attack. Roode lands a Vader Bomb on Hardy for another near pin fall.
Hardy goes to the corner. Roode holds his feet and Aries lands a huge dropkick to the face. Aries then lands a Brainbuster.
Roode holds Hardy's feet, and Aries goes up top for a 450 splash but misses. Roode and Aries then start attacking each other, and Aries hits Roode with a big forearm to the face for a two count.
Roode locks a crossface on Aries, but he fights out. Aries puts Roode up on the top turnbuckle and goes for a superplex, but Roode fights out. Aries then hits a missile dropkick.
Hardy comes in and pins Roode out of nowhere, eliminating him.
Aries presses the attack on Hardy, but Hardy fights back and hits the Twist of Fate on Aries while he is tied up in the ropes. He goes up top and hits the Swanton Bomb for the win.
Winner and still champion: Jeff Hardy
After the match, Jeff Hardy celebrates in the ring.
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