I have to say from the beginning that the opening video for this event was absolutely perfect. Very well put together from clips to audio all the way to the music, very well done indeed.
1.[US TITLE]DANIEL BRYAN VS TED DIBIASE-we start with a good opening contest between these two. Ted was on a mission following his cool run with Goldust to get his Dad's belt back. This mission of course was to get the U.S. title off of Bryan and he does all he can to make that happen. The action is fast paced and great between the two with Bryan hurting his shoulder. Bryan keeps the title after finally locking up the LaBell lock in a good opening contest only to be blasted from behind by the Miz, love him.
2.SHEAMUS VS JOHN MORRISON-my boy Sheamus was in action this time around against the man that called him a bully. That man of course was John Morrison who leading up to this started this feud by aiding those who were being picked on by Sheamus. Of course that was mainly Santino which was actually funny, loved that tea party thing on Raw. This match was real aggressive on both parts which made it even more entertaining. Sheamus punishes Morrison for most of the match but John comes back to secure the win.
3.[I-C TITLE]DOLPH ZIGGLER VS KAVAL-one of my favorite matches on the card as both guys did really well here. The previous Smackdown was the set up for this since Kaval beat Ziggler in a non title match. In doing so he took his title shot here which was guaranteed since he won NXT. After watching this match even now I still don't know how the WWE let Kaval get away from them. His performance here was excellent and Ziggler was great as well. They slip a little at the end but still it was a great match, Dolph ends up rolling him up on a reversal to keep the belt.
4.[TRADITIONAL SS MATCH]REY MYSTERIO, BIG SHOW, KOFI KINGSTON, M.V.P., CHRIS MASTERS VS ALBERTO DEL RIO, DREW MCINTYRE, JACK SWAGGER, CODY RHODES, TYLER REKS-now I am a huge fan of these matches here and miss the old days when every match were these ones at this event. The title says it all to me and it made the event special and unique. This like every other does not disappoint as it is real fun. The eliminations are great as is the action and all the back and forth here. I personally love Del Rios strategy here in this match coming in when people are down, love it. Of course Rey's tram would end up winning but this is a great match I highly recommend.
5.[HANDICAP DIVAS TITLE]LAYCOOL VS NATALYA-this is a much better match than most divas matches are. Of course every time they are good chances are Natalya is in it. This was what most people were waiting for as Natalya wins the Divas title finally with a sharpshooter. Beth Phoenix returns here as well, the other real wrestler from the Divas.
6.[WORLD TITLE]KANE VS EDGE-the story here was after Kane's domination of his brother the Undertaker Edge came about as the next challenger. Surprisingly it was Edge that was the one playing the mind games here and winning. He kidnapped Paul Bearer who is Kane's father and was driving Kane nuts. The match its self was good but one of the slower ones of the night. Still both put on a good show with Kane trying to wear Edge down. The ending was great as Edge nailed a spear on Kane only to have both of their shoulders down, then of course Kane takes a ride on a wheelchair.
7.[TAG-TITLE]HEATH SLATER & JUSTIN GABRIEL VS SANTINO MARELLA & VLADIMIR KOZLOV-this is actually a much better tag match than people give it credit for. Sure it is a filler and showcases Santino and his comedic stuff but I actually like this match. There are some good spots here and they battle back and forth. The Nexus keeps the belts in the end but it was a good match.
8.[WWE TITLE]RANDY ORTON VS WADE BARRETT-now the big deal here was really John Cena being forced to be the ref for this match. His battles with The Nexus had brought him to a point to where he was forced to join. But it came time for this match and Wade Barrett gave Cena an option. It was if you help me win you are free from Nexus but if Randy wins I fire you form the WWE. The match was good none the less as I had expected from these two since I am a big fan of Barrett. This seemed like more of a brawl than anything else but it was all about what would Cena do. In the end Cena shoved Wade into an RKO and counted the three count. In doing so he would be fired and his and Randy's reactions after were great. Also Nexus came down but were quickly dealt with, and then Cena gave his final [or so he thought] final good byes to the fans.
[WWE TITLE]RANDY ORTON VS WADE BARRETT-this was a rematch on Raw because the GM thought Wade got cheated by Cena. So with that said the picked up where they left off at. Right before the match Nexus attacked Orton and injured his knee, easy target. So during the match Wade attacked the knee like crazy going for the win. Then as Barrett was going to finish off Orton for the title we get "a hit & run from Cena" as Cole put it. In doing so Randy keeps the belt after finishing off Barrett, still I would get my way. Even thought I wanted Wade to win right after the match The Miz came down and cashed in his money in the Bank. Miz would target Randy's knee as well but it would be Miz reversing Orton's RKO that would lead to him winning the title. I remember watching this live and just going crazy when Miz won. Also we got that classic shot of that little girl all mad about it, but I was all that is happy.
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