Welcome to PWInsider.com's coverage of WWE Extreme Rules. We will be updating this page throughout the evening with results from the show, so check back often.
WWE Extreme Rules opened with a video package noting there are "no rules" tonight, and focusing on John Cena vs. Big Show, Edge vs. Jeff Hardy and Randy Orton vs. Batista, with an emphasis on Hardy vs. Edge.
U.S. Champion Kofi Kingston vs. MVP vs. Matt Hardy vs. William Regal in a Fatal Four Way match.
They reviewed Kofi's U.S. Title win from Raw as Kingston came to the ring. Regal, Hardy, then MVP made their entrances after the champion. Hardy and Regal talked to each other as the bell rang, then Regal shoved Hardy into Kofi and MVP. They knocked Hardy down, then went after Regal. Regal got away from them, but Hardy shoved him back into the babyfaces. Hardy pulled MVP to the floor, and Kofi went at it with Regal, but then Kofi hit MVP and Hardy with a pescado. In the ring, Kofi gave Regal a flying bodypress for a two count. MVP ran in and kicked Kofi, then they collided on a shoulderblock attempt. MVP got tossed into Hardy, who was on the apron, but Kofi, then Kofi hit him with a back elbow, but Regal broke up the cover.
Regal gave Kofi knees and forearms in a corner, and then kicked MVP in the head. Regal put Kofi on the top rope, and set up for a double underhook superplex. MVP went behind Regal, going for an Electric Chair, but slipped off the ropes as Regal did the superplex and they crumbled to the mat. Matt Hardy rolled into the ring and attempted covers on all three men. Hardy gave Regal a Side Effect for another two count. Hardy slammed MVP and hit a second rope legdrop for a two count. Hardy went for a Twist Of Fate on MVP, but Kofi broke it up. Kofi gave Hardy a clothesline and dropkick, then slammed Regal on top of Hardy and gave the pile a double legdrop. Kofi went to pin Matt, but Regal broke it up.
Kofi tossed Regal from the ring. Kofi gave Hardy a pendulum kick in the ring, then kicked MVP, who was on the floor, between the ropes. Kofi went for a spi kick on Hardy, Regal blocked it, and Regal suplexed Kofi, but Kofi fell onto Hardy for a two count. MVP hit Regal with a running kick, sending him from the ring, then suplexed Kofi, but Hardy broke up the cover. Kofi rolled out of the ring. MVP gave Hardy a facebuster to the knee, then the Ballin' elbowdrop. Regal broke up the cover and suplexed MVP. Regal pounded MVP in a corner. Kofi jumped onto MVP, but Regal threw Kofi to the mat. Regal kicked MVP from the ring, then suplexed Hardy and sent him from the ring. Regal threw Kofi into the ropes, thinking he was going over the top, but Kofi bounced off and hit the Trouble In Paradise kick for the pin on Regal at the seven minute mark.
Winner: Kofi Kingston.
They showed that earlier today, Josh Mathews went to Big Show's bus to ask what his strategy was tonight. Show said Cena needed strategy, since he was unable to put the STF on him. Show said he would embarrass Cena tonight, saying the beating would be worse than when he threw Cena into a spotlight at Backlash.
They recapped the great Jericho-Mysterio sneak attack angle from two weeks ago.
Intercontinental Champion Rey Mysterio vs. Chris Jericho in a No Holds Barred match.
Chris Jericho's music hit, but instead of coming out via the ramp, they went to Chris Jericho at a merchandise stand. Jericho ripped on Mysterio for "encouraging fans" to play into his "deception" by buying masks. Jericho walked down the stand to the ring, cutting his promo on Mysterio while also yelling at any fan who tried to touch him. Jericho said he would make the masks the fans buy "even more worthless" by ripping apart Rey's mask tonight while going on to become a nine-time Intercontinental Champion.
Rey tackled Jericho at the bell and kicked him to the floor. Rey stomped Jericho on the outside and rammed him into the announce table, then ripping the lid off the Raw table and hit Jericho with it. Jericho fell down, and Rey dropkicked him in the face. Jericho elbowed Rey in the gut, then rammed Rey into the security wall. Jericho whipped Rey into the steps, but Rey flipped over them, then dropkicked the steps into the legs of an advancing Jericho. Rey hit a kick to the leg, then rammed Jericho head first into the ring steps. Rey tossed Jericho into the security wall, then got on the apron and jumped off, giving Jericho a rana on the floor.
Mysterio tossed Jericho back into the ring and hit a slingshot legdrop to the back of the head for a two count. Jericho kicked Rey in the gut and dropped him gut first across the top rope. Jericho kicked Rey in the ribs, then gave him a catapult into the bottom rope for a two count. Jericho kicked and choked Mysterio in a corner, then whipped him across the ring. Rey floated to the apron and kicked Jericho, then went to the top rope, only for Jericho to crotch him. Rey fell to the apron, where Jericho stomped him. Jericho went for his inside-out springboard, but Rey caught him with a kick from the apron. Jericho went to the floor, then got back on the apron. Rey swung around the ringpost, going from one apron to another, to hit a 619-like kick to the chest. Jericho fell to the floor, and Rey Mysterio went to the top rope and hit a bodypress on the floor.
Rey rolled Jericho back in and hit a springboard splash for a two count, then set up Jericho for a 619. Jericho got up as Rey ran the ropes and the two collided. Jericho went for a slam, but Rey floated over and hit some leg kicks. Rey went for a bodyscissors bulldog, but Jericho blocked it. Rey went into a Victory Roll as a counter, but Jericho reversed it for a two of his own. Jericho went for a sunset flip, Rey rolled through and went for a dropkick, but Jericho caught it and went for Walls Of Jericho, but Rey turned it into a small package for a two count. Rey kicked Jericho in the head, but ran the ropes and Jericho nailed him with a clothesline for a two count.
Jericho slid Mysterio out of the ring and to the floor, where he landed with a thud. Jericho punched Rey on the floor, then dropped him face first on the Raw table lid that had been pulled off earlier. Jericho rolled Rey into the ring for a two count. Jericho applied a sleeper variation, then went after the mask, pulling a lot of it off, before Rey broke free with a kick. Rey dodged a charging Jericho, who went full speed into the ringpost and through the ropes to the floor. Mysterio then nailed Jericho with a tope through the ropes. Rey tossed Jericho in the ring and hit a springboard senton, a tilt-a-whirl headscissors, then a rana, and scored a two count. Rey set up Jericho for the 619, but Jericho caught Rey and gave him a spinning Torture Rack before dropping down with it, then covering Rey for a two count.
Jericho went for the mask again, but Rey hit him in the gut. Rey went for a rana, but Jericho powerbombed him. Jericho went for a Lionsault, but Rey moved. Jericho hit the mat, got up and slumped against the ropes. Rey went for a 619, hitting Jericho in the back of the head. Rey went for a springboard, but Jericho caught him in mid-air with the Codebreaker. Rey kicked out at two, and Jericho was stunned. Jericho went to the floor for a chair, but as he got in the ring with it, Mysterio dropkicked the chair into Jericho for a two count.
Mysterio gave Jericho the old Sabu Arabian Facebuster with the chair for another two count. Rey set up the chair in a corner, and when Jericho approached him, Rey gave him a drop toe hold into the chair. Rey then went for a jump off the chair, but Jericho caught him and put him in the Walls Of Jericho. Rey grabbed the chair, twisted under Jericho in the hold, and hit him with the chair in the head. Jericho slumped into the ropes. Rey went for a 619, but Jericho grabbed Rey's head and yanked off the mask. Rey covered his face with his hands, and Jericho rolled up Rey from behind for the pin at the 15 minute mark.
Winner and new Intercontinental Champion: Chris Jericho.
Jericho posed with the title belt and Rey's mask.
Coverage continued on the next page.
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