WWE Main Event Recap (W/Video): Sheamus Vs. Wade Barrett, Justin Gabriel Vs. Antonio Cesaro
- The show opens the usual opener with pyro and crowd shots. Josh Mathews is on commentary with The Miz and Ricardo Rodriguez.
- We go to the ring for Sheamus' entrance. Wade Barrett comes out to boos. We see footage from RAW involving Barrett, Miz, and Fandango.
Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett
They lock up and Sheamus hits a shoulderblock to take down Barrett. They reset and Barrett gets the advantage in the corner but Sheamus explodes out with an axe handle and takes control on the mat. Sheamus gets a near fall and Wade rolls out to regroup.
Barrett takes notice of Miz as he gets back in the ring. Barrett and Sheamus jockey for offense and Sheamus resume his dominance. Barrett hits a big boot out of the corner and takes Sheamus' head off with a clothesline over the top. Sheamus writhes in pain at ringside as we go to a commercial.
Sheamus is in a headlock in the middle of the ring as we return to action. Sheamus was thrown into the steps during the break and may have tweaked his elbow. Sheamus gets thrown to the floor again as the ref counts. Sheamus gets on the apron at 6 and launches himself into Wade over the top. Barrett keeps the pressure on.
Barrett hits knees to the face on the apron and kicks Sheamus square in the face which sends him back to the floor. Barrett comes off the apron with an impressive elbow. Barrett rolls him in and gets 2. Sheamus fights back with strikes but Barrett whips him into the corner and drops a knee on Sheamus' face. Barrett misses with the elbow off the 2nd buckle but Sheamus clutches his elbow and is unable to capitalize. Sheamus almost steals one as we go to a commercial.
We're back as Barrett continues to work Sheamus over in the ring. Sheamus comes back and connects with a DDT. Both men slowly get up and Sheamus goes on a flurry. Sheamus hits the rolling Senton and comes off the top with a battering ram for 2. Ricardo gets so excited he starts speaking Spanish. Sheamus locks in the Cloverleaf but Barrett reaches the ropes. Sheamus goes for it again but Wade rolls him up for 2.
Barrett hits a vicious mule kick to the gut and one to the face as Sheamus falls to his knees. Barrett makes the cover but Sheamus kicks out. Sheamus counters out of Wasteland and hits White Noise. Both men are slow to get up. Sheamus measures Wade as some vocal fans boo him. Sheamus motions for the end and the crowd comes alive. Barrett ducks the Brogue Kick and hits a side slam for 2.
The crowd starts chanting that this is awesome as they go back and forth with counters; Sheamus hits the Irish Curse for only 2. Both men are spent. Sheamus powers himself up top but Barrett meets him and hits Wasteland but Sheamus kicks out! Is this a PPV? Barrett loads up his elbow as he stalks Sheamus to get up. Sheamus ducks the Bullhammer and tosses Barrett to the apron for his signature forearm spot. The crowd loudly counts along.
Barrett avoids White Noise and sends Sheamus into the steel post twice. Wade loads his elbow but Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick simultaneously as Wade charges in. Wow that looked great and the crowd is loving this. Sheamus rolls Wade over for the pin.
Winner by pin: Sheamus
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