WWE Main Event Recap (W/ Video): Battle Royal And Intercontinental Title Match, More
- Back from a break as we revisit the C.M. Punk promo, or lack thereof, from RAW on Monday. Cole reads a statement from Paul Heyman regarding Punk as we see a graphic of Heyman with the words on the screen. Heyman basically defers the attention to Triple H and Brock Lesnar's challenge.
- We go to footage of Lesnar destroying 3MB and the subsequent challenge to The Game.
- Barrett gives an interview to Striker in the back. Striker asks if his luck has had a change for the worse. Barrett berates Striker's career as a teacher, wrestler, and broadcaster and says he got his win and title back from the Miz and that R-Truth better watch out as well. Barrett turns his attention to Gabriel and basically says that he (Barrett) is a fighter, not a daredevil.
Intercontinental Championship: Wade Barrett (c) vs. Justin Gabriel
Back from a break as Barrett is introduced in the ring and Gabriel makes his entrance. Barrett gets the advantage early and grounds Gabriel. Barrett misses a clothesline and Gabriel kicks him in the gut. Wade rolls to the floor to regroup as the ref counts. Barrett gets back in and pounds away on Gabriel in the corner. Barrett tries to kick him in the face, but Gabriel ducks and sends Barrett to the outside. Barrett lands on his feet, Justin dives over the top rope, but Barrett sidesteps and nails him with a big boot as we go to commercial.
We're back as Barrett mule-kicks Gabriel in the stomach and hits a pump handle slam for 2. Suplex by Barrett for another 2. Gabriel gets knocked to the floor but makes it back in. Barrett greets him with stomps and gets 2. Gabriel starts to build a flurry with a splash in the corner and a series of kicks. Back and forth; Barrett gets 2. Gabriel counters Wasteland and hits a springboard crossbody and gets 2. Gabriel tries a 450 splash but Barrett moves and Justin lands on his feet.
Winds of Change by Barrett for 2. Barrett picks him up and tries a pump handle slam but Gabriel counters into an inverted DDT for 2. Gabriel hits a moonsault for another 2. Gabriel then sets Barrett up for the 450 but Wade rolls out of the way. Barrett rakes Gabriel's eyes from the apron hits the Bull Hammer for the win.
Winner by pin And Still Intercontinental Champion: Wade Barrett
- Main Event goes off the air after we are reminded about Ryback's heel turn on the RAW Rebound. Cole reminds us of the 6-Man tag this Monday with The Shield and The Undertaker.
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