Josh Mathews interviewed Chris Jericho. Jericho noted that one loss does not matter to his career, talking about his loss to Heath Slater last week on NXT. Jericho vowed to end Edge's career forever, and that the fans will no longer be able to chant for the spear. Jericho said it all ends tonight.
Chris Jericho vs. Edge in a Steel Cage match.
Edge limped his way to the ring, but smiled once he got in the cage. Jericho stalled for a long time before entering the cage. Jericho tried to bring a chair into the cage with him, but Edge hit a baseball slide, knocking him down. Edge rammed Jericho into the ringside barrier, then tossed him into the cage. Edge closed the door, and the bell rang. Jericho tried to climb out immediately, but Edge pulled him down by the trunks and worked him over in a corner. Jericho found back with a kick and went for a whip in the corner, but Edge reversed it and hit a clothesline. Edge catapulted Jericho into a corner, but Jericho leaped onto the ropes and tried to climb out. Edge pulled him back in, slamming him off the top rope.
Edge kicked Jericho and tossed him into the steel wall. Edge rubbed Jericho across the mesh, then went for a spear, but Jericho moved and Edge went head first into the steel. With Edge between the ropes and steel, Jericho hit a springboard dropkick from the middle rope. Jericho catapulted Edge throat first into the bottom rope, then pounded him with punches and stood on the side of his head. Jericho hit a back suplex for a two count. Jericho put Edge in a chinlock and trash talked him, saying "What are you going to do, Edge?" Edge punched out of the hold, but Jericho hit a kneelift. Edge reversed a whip, but Jericho kicked away a backdrop. Jericho charged Edge, and Edge hit the backdrop, sending Jericho into the mesh wall.
Edge hit a pair of clotheslines, then a flapjack. Edge hit a faceplant, and got a two count. Jericho came back with a bulldog, then went for a Lionsault. Edge rolled out of the way, and Jericho landed on his feet, then ran for the ropes and started to climb out. Edge got up on the ropes to stop him. They fought on the top rope, and Jericho took Edge to the mat with a spinebuster, then rolled into a Walls Of Jericho. Edge made the ropes, and pulled himself up on them to break the hold. Jericho tried to reapply, but Edge rolled forward, sending Jericho into the cage wall. Edge hit a reverse facebuster for a two count. Edge went for the Impaler DDT, but Jericho tripped out of it and went for the Walls of Jericho. Edge kicked it away, then hit Jericho with a boot to the face.
Edge measured for a spear, and Jericho went for the door, sliding out the bottom rope. The door opened, and Jericho got halfway out, but Edge grabbed him. Jericho grabbed a chair from the floor and tried to use it, but Edge grabbed it and tossed it away, into the cage. Jericho then grabbed the cage door and slammed it on Edge's head. Edge fell to the mat, and Jericho was free and clear to leave. Jericho started to walk out on the ringsteps, but then stopped and went back in the cage. Jericho ordered them to close the door, and Jericho picked up the chair. Jericho yelled "You want to end me?" and went for the chair shot. Edge ducked it, rebounded off the ropes and hit the spear. Jericho kicked out at two.
Edge was slow to get up, and as he picked Jericho up off the mat, Jericho hit a Codebreaker. Edge kicked out at two. Jericho went for another cover, but Edge kicked out again. Jericho started to climb out, and made it almost completely over before Edge pulled him back in. They battled on the top rope, and Edge fell, crotching himself on the top rope. Edge fell to the mat, and Jericho climbed over the top. Edge reached between the steel girders at the top of the cage to grab Jericho's arm. Edge pulled himself to the top of the cage, then pulled Jericho up top as well. They two sat on the top of the cage, exchanging punches. Jericho slid back into the cage, standing on the top rope. Jericho hit Edge's legs. Edge came back in and shoved Jericho to the mat. Edge was standing on the second rope. Jericho did a springboard off the adjacent second rope and gave Edge a Codebreaker into the ring for a two count.
Jericho yelled at Edge to stay down, but he got up, so Jericho chopblocked his leg. Jericho called him an idiot and said he "had his chance" and went for the chair. Jericho went to hit Edge's leg, but Edge moved out of the way. Edge hit a burst of offense, flinging Jericho into the cage repeatedly. Edge tossed Jericho into the cage again, and Jericho jumped up on the ropes and tries to climb out again. Edge went up after him, and rammed his head into the steel over and over. Edge yelled "Now it ends" and flung Jericho into the ring. Jericho crawled for the door, and Edge slammed the cage door on Jericho's leg. Edge wrenched Jericho's injured ankle. Edge grabbed it and wrenched it again, then stomped it. Edge measured Jericho and hit a spear. Edge got the pin at the twenty minute mark.
A video package on the events leading to the WWE
Title match were shown.
WWE Champion John Cena vs. Batista in a Last Man Standing match.
Batista had his "spotlight" entrance, and a good crowd reaction. Cena's entrance got easily the biggest reaction of the show, but then there was also a big "Cena sucks" chant. They did the "big match" intros here. They locked up, and Cena immediately hit a flying shoulderblock after dodging a forearm. Batista regrouped on the floor and got back in. Batista missed a punch and Cena hit a shoulderblock again. Batista went to the floor and got a chair. He got in, and Cena dodged a chairshot and hit some punches. Cena hit a bulldog, then a fisherman's suplex. Cena whipped Batista into a corner, but ran into an elbow. Batista nailed Cena with a clothesline. Cena got up at five and Batista hit a running kick. Cena grabbed Batista and tried to hoist him for an Attitude Adjustment, but Batista blocked it and threw Cena into the ringpost. Batista clipped Cena's leg, then dropkicked his shin. Batista yanked Cena throat first across the second rope, then stood on the floor and yanked Cena's leg across the ring apron.
Batista grabbed a chair and hit Cena in the leg with it from the floor. Back in the ring, Batista put Cena's leg on the bottom rope and dropped his weight on it twice. Batista put Cena's leg over the middle rope and kicked it, then hit a short arm clothesline. Cena got up limping and Batista shoved him down, then hit a vertical suplex. Cena got up, and Batista swept his leg out, then stomped it. Cena rolled to the floor, and Batista stood on his head, pushing it against the ring apron. On the outside, Cena hit some punches, then reversed a whip attempt and sent Batista into the ring steps.
Back in the ring, Batista swept the leg and applied a figure four leglock. They noted that Batista was taught by Ric Flair. Cena struggled in the hold and then reversed the hold. Batista got out of the hold, and the referee counted both men down. They got up at six, then clotheslines each other back down. They got up and Cena went into his usual sequence of shoulderblocks, back suplex into a powerbomb and the Five Knuckle Shuffle fistdrop. Batista rolled to the floor. Cena went after him, and Batista reached under the ring and pulled out the turnbuckle wrench. Batista hit Cena in the gut with it. Back in the ring, Batista tried to use a chair, but Cena grabbed him and gave Batista an Attitude Adjustment onto the chair. Batista was getting up at the nine count, so Cena went to the top rope. Batista shoved the referee into the ropes, and Cena fell off the ropes. Batista hit a spear. Cena got up at eight, so Batista speared him again. Cena got up at eight and Batista punched him in the back.
Batista went under the ring and emptied a tool box, then pulled out a table. Batista set up the table in the corner and went for Cena. Cena tripped Batista and tried for an STF, but Batista kicked Cena away, sending him crashing through the table. The referee counted and Cena rolled to the floor, and his feet, at the eight count. Batista went after him, picking Cena up and ramming him back first into the ringpost. Some kid yelled "I hate you Batista" and Batista yelled "I hate you to!" Cena was down on the floor, and Batista grabbed him and whipped him into the ringside barrier, breaking it. Cena managed to get up at eight. Batista cleared the ringside table, actually throwing a monitor right between Michael Cole and Matt Striker. Batista put the ringsteps right next to the table.
Batista pulled Cena up on the steps, teasing that he would Batista Bomb him through the announce table. Cena blocked it, and gave Batista the Attitude Adjustment off the ringsteps and through the table. Cena got back in the ring, and Batista managed to get to his feel, using the ring barrier to support himself, at nine. Cena screamed at the official that it should have been ten. Batista slumped into one of the announcers chairs. Cena put a table in the ring and set it up. Cena got Batista in the ring and set up for an Attitude Adjustment, but Batista shoved Cena into the ropes and hit a spinebuster, putting Cena through the table. Cena got up at nine. Both men were holding the ropes to keep their feet. Batista went for a Batista Bomb and hit it. Cena pushed up and got to his feet at nine again.
Batista shoved a section of the ringsteps in the ring. Batista went for a Batista Bomb on the steps, but Cena tripped him and applied the STF. Batista tapped, but it didn't matter. Batista kept tapping, then reached the ropes, but Cena just kept the hold on. Batista went limp, and Cena released the hold. Batista slowly got up at the count of five and barely got his feet under him at nine. Cena went to the floor and pulled Batista crotch first into the ring post. Cena took a roll of duct tape and taped Batista's feet together with the ringpost between his legs. Batista struggled to break the duct tape, but couldn't do it. Cena mocked Batista with a "You Can't See Me" gesture as the referee counted to ten at the twenty-five minute mark.
Winner: John Cena.
Cena celebrated with Batista still tied up, and did another "You Can't See Me" to a frustrated Batista before leaving.
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