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We go to the ring and out comes Sheamus. Cesaro is out next for the first match in their Best of 7 Series.
The bell rings and the "you look stupid" chants start at Sheamus. They lock up and go to the corner. Sheamus misses an early Brogue. Cesaro comes back with a running uppercut and goes on to hit a springboard but Sheamus catches him in mid-air. This leads to a Cesaro Swing attempt but it's blocked. Cesaro with a double stomp before sending Sheamus to the floor. Cesaro runs into a right hand as Sheamus comes back in. Cesaro with a dropkick for a 2 count.
More back and forth. Cesaro takes back control but Sheamus comes back with kicks to the injured shoulder. Sheamus continues focusing on the shoulder but gets rocked by an uppercut. Sheamus with an elbow and a slam for a 2 count. We go to a break with Sheamus standing tall and asking the crowd if they're entertained.
Back from the break and Sheamus is still in control. He catches Cesaro in an Irish Curse backbreaker for a 2 count. Cesaro fights up and out but Sheamus nails the rolling senton. They trade counters and tumble over the top rope to the floor. Cesaro barely makes it back in before the 10 count. Sheamus knocks Cesaro around and yells at him. Cesaro fires back and unloads with uppercuts as the crowd cheers. Cesaro with a running uppercut. He puts Sheamus on the top and dropkicks him off to the apron.
Cesaro suplexes Sheamus in from the apron for a 2 count. Sheamus blocks a Swing and rolls him up for 2. Sheamus blocks the Neutralizer and hits White Noise for a close 2 count. Sheamus with shots at Cesaro before hitting a super rolling senton from the corner. Another close 2 count. Sheamus stands tall and misses a Brogue as Cesaro boots him. Cesaro with a big clothesline for a 2 count. Cesaro leaps off the top for another 2 count. He goes on and hits the Cesaro Swing on Sheamus. Cesaro applies the Sharpshooter but Sheamus makes it to the bottom rope. More back and forth. Sheamus gets a thumb to the eye, a shot into the ring post and a Brogue for the win.
Winner of Match #1: Sheamus
After the match, Sheamus stands tall and has his hand raised as we go to replays. We come back and he hits the turnbuckles to pose.