– The 2010 WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view kicks off with a video package hyping tonight’s matches and clips showing the events leading up to them. We go inside the First Mariner Arena from Baltimore, Maryland as Michael Cole welcomes us to a sold out crowd.
Street Fight: Triple H vs. Sheamus
We go right to the ring for tonight’s first match. Triple H’s music hits but he doesn’t come out. Triple H’s music stops after a few seconds and Cole wonders where he’s at. We cut backstage where Sheamus and Triple H are already brawling. WWE officials are trying to separate them. Sheamus uses the pipe and starts swinging it at officials. Sheamus lays Triple H out with the pipe and leaves. WWE officials and trainers tend to Triple H.
Winner: No Contest
– We go to ringside and Cole says we will try to get an update on Triple H. The music of WWE’s United Tag Team Champions hits and out comes Big Show and The Miz. Miz says this show didn’t start out as planned so he’s going to have some fun. Miz starts talking about Bret Hart having to declare ShowMiz as the greatest tag team in WWE history. Miz makes the crowd repeat it. Miz says they want some competition but can’t get any. Out comes Teddy Long and they go back and forth. ShowMiz will have to beat two tag teams that Teddy has chosen. Miz keeps talking trash and Teddy makes it three tag teams that ShowMiz have to face. Miz keeps arguing and Teddy threatens to make it four teams. Big Show shuts him up. Teddy says if ShowMiz beats all three teams, then maybe they deserve to be called the best. Teddy says if they lose, the team who beats them will get a Tag Title shot on RAW tomorrow night.
R-Truth and John Morrison vs. The Miz and Big Show
Out comes ShowMiz’s first opponents, R-Truth and John Morrison from SmackDown. They come to the ring and it’s going to be Miz and Morrison starting things out.
Morrison goes right for the roll up, but all it does is make Miz mad. Miz beats on Morrison for a bit, but Morrison comes back with an arm drag and he tags in R-Truth. Truth and Morrison hit a double hip toss. Truth hits Miz and sends him into the ropes, but Miz tags right out to the Big Show. show comes in and hits Truth with a big belly bump, launching Truth across the ring. Show hits a big chop and tags in Miz who comes in and hits a running kick to Truth’s face that’s good for a near fall. Miz locks in a rear chin lock.
Truth fights out of the submission, and is able to connect with a heel kick to Miz. Miz crawls over to Show, and both men make the tag. Morrison hits a quick dropkick on Show, but Show puts him in the corner. Morrison tries to go to the second turbuckle, but Show counters by grabbing Morrison around the throat. Morrison responds with a triangle choke, but Morrison ends up flipping over the rope, holding on to the hold. The ref counts to five while Show is in the ropes, and it results in a DQ.
Winners: Big show and The Miz by DQ
MVP and Mark Henry vs. Big Show and The Miz
Mark Henry and MVP are out next and they try for the quick pin on Show to no avail.
Show is able to tag to the Miz, but Miz eats a ton of offense from Henry, an then MVP comes in as a house of fire, hitting a big knee and the ballin elbow drop. MVP goes for the cover, but it’s broken up by Show. Henry is in but he eats a big boot from Show. MVP hits Show with a low bridge that sends him to the outside. MVP hits the playmaker, goes for the pin, but Show hits MVP with a KO punch from the outside. Miz pins MVP and gets the three.
Winners: Big Show and The Miz
The Hart Dynasty vs. Big Show and The Miz
The Hart Dynasty are out next with Bret Hart and Natalya. They hit a Hart attack quick on Miz and get the pin, scoring the three count. They get the title shot on RAW tomorrow night.
Winners: The Hart Dynasty
– We go backstage with Todd Grisham. He says medical personnel are evaluating Triple H right now. Sheamus walks up and says if Triple H is too much of a coward to wrestle tonight, he needs to admit it. Sheamus says he is going to the ring tonight for a match and even if he wins by forfeit, it’s a win for him.
CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio
We go to the ring for the next match where CM Punk’s hair will be on the line. Out first comes the Straight Edge Society. Rey Mysterio is out next to a nice pop. The bell rings and here we go.
Rey motions to the barber chair, and Punk just shakes his head. Punk kicks Mysterio in the stomach and sends him into the corner, where he kicks away at his head. Punk drags Mysterio out of the corner, and stomps him before picking him up and hitting a big forearm. Mysterio is able to come back with a quick dropkick, and he hits a series of strikes, only for Punk to send him to the outside. Punk follows, and Mysterio hits a headscissors that sends Punk into the ring apron.
Mysterio sends Punk back into the ring, and he tries for the 619, which Punk counters into G2S position. Mysterio fights out, but he eats a powerslam. Punk goes for the cover but he only gets two. Punk sends Mysterio to the outside again, and he distracts the ref while Serena kicks Mysterio in the ribs. Punk goes to the outside and kicks Mysterio’s back, before telling Mysterio to look at the chair because it’s going to stay empty. Punk sends Mysterio back into the ring, and follows with a slingshot senton. Another cover from Punk, another two count.
Punk uses his legs to choke Mysterio, but Rey is able to fight out of it, and back up to his feet. Punk tries for a sunset flip, but Mysterio rolls through and kicks him square in the temple, which is good for a two count. Punk pounds on Mysterio on the second rope, backing up, and allowing Gallows to hit a cheap shot on Mysterio, setting up another near fall. Punk picks up Mysterio and takes him down with a nice backbreaker, before locking in a bow and arrow submission.
Mysterio counters the submission into a pin attempt, but Punk kicks out and kicks Mysterio hard, before hitting a series of legdrops and trying for a pin. Mysterio kicks out at two and Punk looks to be getting frustrated. Punk gets Mysterio into position with a Gory special. Mysterio is able to counter into an arm drag, and when Punk tries again, Mysterio turns it into a pin attempt, good for two.
Mysterio hits a hurricarana that sends Punk headfirst into the second turnbuckle. Mysterio kicks Punk off and goes to the top rope, but Punk knocks him down. Punk gets Mysterio in G2S position, but Mysterio fights out and gets Punk in 619 position. Serena is able to distract Mysterio and allow Punk to fight back, but it results in both her and Gallows being ejected from the ringside area. Punk goes to the outside and he looks distraught. Mysterio catches Punk with a huge baseball slide to the back of Punk and a big asai moonsault.
Back in the ring and Mysterio tries for the pin, but Punk is able to kick out at two. Rey goes to the apron, and he hits a springboard seated senton, but when he tries for a springboard cross body, Punk counters with a big dropkick, Punk tries for a cover but Rey kicks out at two.
Punk goes to the top and hits a flying clothesline. Punk goes for the pin, but Mysterio kicks out at two. Punk hits Mysterio with a couple of forearms. Punk almost gets the G2S, but Mysterio counters into a roll up. Punk is able to kick out at two. Punk gets back up and hits a big kick to Mysterio that’s good for a two count. Punk is back up first, and he charges Mysterio in the corner but misses. Mysterio hits a hurricarana and a 619, and someone puts a chair in the ring. That same person, looks like Joey Mercury, hits a big reverse powerbomb on Mysterio on the outside.
Punk rolls Mysterio back into the ring, and he gets Mysterio up into G2S position, connecting this time. Punk covers Mysterio, and saves his hair when he gets the three count.
Winner: CM Punk
– After the match, we go to replays of the hooded man helping Punk out. Punk goes and sits in the barber chair, holding his hair and laughing with Serena and Luke Gallows.
Strap Match: Shad vs. JTG
Out for the next match comes Shad. His former tag team partner JTG is out next. They enter the ring and the referee ties them together by the wrists with the strap. To win the match, they must touch each corner once in a row with their opponent. The bell rings and here we go.
JTG opens with a couple of big punches, but Shad comes right back with a blow of his own. Shad is able to hit three turnbuckles in succession, but JTG is able to stop him from hitting the fourth by using the strap to whip Shad. JTG uses the whip to his Shad across the back, and chest, even the side of the head a face. JTG tries to hit the turnbuckles, but Shad prevents it by holding him back. Shad tosses JTG to the outside, and he tries to touch the turnbuckles, even with JTG on the outside. JTG tries to hold Shad back, but Shad pulls him up to the apron, where JTG uses the strap to hang Shad up on the top rope.
JTG hits a big senton, allowing him to hit three turnbuckles in a row, but Shad is able to stop him just shy of the fourth. Shad goes to the outside, and uses the strap to pull JTG shoulder first into the ring post. Shad uses the strap to whip JTG repeatedly. Shad rolls back into the ring and he jaws with JTG, slapping him across the face. Shad uses the strap to choke JTG. Shad goes around the ring with JTG in town, and both men hit the corner, even though Shad doesn’t realize it. JTG hits the boxcutter out of nowhere, and touches the fourth corner, winning the match.
– We go backstage with Todd Grisham. He says WWE’s head trainer has told him that Triple H suffered a severe blow to the neck and has nerve issues down his arm and into his hand. Triple H likely won’t be able to compete against Sheamus tonight, says Grisham. The crowd boos at this.
Extreme Rules Match for the World Heavyweight Title: Randy Orton vs. Jack Swagger
We get a video package showing what’s led to tonight’s World Heavyweight Title match. We go to the ring and out first is the World Champion, Jack Swagger. Voices hits and out comes Randy Orton next to a big pop from the crowd. They do the formal ring introductions and here we go.
Swagger and Orton lock up, and Swagger grounds Orton with a single leg take down. Swagger tries to use his mat wrestling advantage to pin Orton, but Orton kicks out quickly. Swagger takes Orton down with a dragon screw, and he locks in a bear hug down on the mat and rolls Orton around. Orton fights to his feet and tries to fight out of the hold, but Swagger backs Orton up into the corner and buries his shoulder in Orton’s midsection. Swagger wastes time gloating over Orton on the second turnbuckle, and he knocks Swagger off the ropes and connects with his signature backbreaker. Swagger rolls to the outside and grabs a chair. He tries to use it, but Orton kicks it away.
Swagger rolls into the ring, and he tries for a kick when Orton comes back in, but Orton sees it coming and rolls to the outside instead. Swagger goes to the outside himself, and he takes the fight to Orton, hitting a big Northern Lights suplex on the floor before driving Orton’s back into the barricade, and then the ring apron. Swagger rolls Orton back into the ring, and he goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out at two. Swagger pounds on Orton in the corner, before choking him with his boot.
Swagger rams his shoulder into Orton’s midsection repeatedly, before bringing him out of the corner and hitting a quick suplex. Swagger brings Orton back up to his feet, but Orton comes back with a series of right hands. Swagger is fast to respond with a big belly to belly suplex, that’s good for a near fall. Swagger stomps at Orton’s chest. Swagger picks Orton up again and suplexes him another time. Swagger hits a big belly to back suplex, and he shoves Orton into the corner, continuing his assault. Swagger charges Orton in the corner, but Orton gets his knee up to block the attempt. My PPV feed went all wonky for a second and Swagger came back into the advantage. Swagger goes outside and grabs the belt.
Swagger tries to hit Orton with the belt, but Orton blocks it and responds with a series of forearms. Swagger comes back with a big slam out of nowhere, and he goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out at two. Another big slam from Swagger, and he justs stares down Orton. Swagger tries for a charging Vader bomb, but Orton jumps right up and knocks Swagger in the midsection of Swagger. Orton comes in with a series of clotheslines and a big powerslam that’s good for a near fall. Swagger rolls out to the apron, and Orton tries for his rope assisted DDT. He almost gets it, but Swagger counters, and suplexes Orton to the outside and down to the floor.
Swagger rolls to the outside, and he reaches under the ring to grab a trash can. Orton blocks a blow, and responds with several trash can shots of his own. Orton slams Swagger’s head repeatedly into the announcer’s table before sending him careening into the steel ring steps. Orton places Swagger’s head on the steps, and he stomps down on it twice. Orton rolls Swagger back into the ring where he works him over with a series of stomps.
Orton goes for a knee drop, but Swagger is able to roll out of the way. Swagger goes to the outside and grabs a chair, but on his way back in, Orton kicks him and connects with his big rope assisted DDT. Orton sets up for the RKO, but he sees the chair, and he picks it up instead. Orton sets up the chair, putting it in the middle of the ring. Orton grabs Swagger in RKO position, but Swagger counters, sending Orton crashing down into the chair. Swagger tries to pick Orton up, he does so and hits the gut wrench powerbomb. Swagger covers Orton, and he gets the three count.
Winner: Jack Swagger
– After the match, Swagger grabs his World Title and goes to leave. Randy Orton meets him on the floor and lays him out with a big RKO. The crowd chants for Orton as he’s helped up the ramp.
– As Orton is making his way to the back, the music of Sheamus hits and out he comes with the steel pipe. They exchange a look and Orton heads to the back. Sheamus hits the ring and disses Triple H. Sheamus says he wants a referee to raise his hand in victory. We go backstage with Todd Grisham outside the WWE trainers room. Grisham says Triple H won’t be able to compete tonight. Triple H comes walking out with his arm clutched, heading to the ring.
Street Fight: Triple H vs. Sheamus
Triple H comes down to the ring to a nice pop. His arm is a bit limp from the attack earlier. The bell rings and here we go.
Triple H ducks a pipe shot from Sheamus and he hits him with a series of punches. He ducks a clothesline, and delivers one of his own, sending Sheamus to the outside. Triple H follows to the floor, jumping Sheamus from behind and slamming him head first into the announcer’s table. HHH slams Sheamus into the barricade, before kicking Sheamus in the arm. HHH slams Sheamus into the barricade again, and another time on the way up toward the entrance ramp. HHH turns it around and takes Sheamus back to the ring, where he hits a big spinebuster, and he’s terribly selling his arm. Triple H goes for the pedigree, but he remembers he’s supposed to be selling, and Sheamus hits a back body drop to reverse it.
Triple H goes to the outside and Sheamus follows with a big double ax handle. Sheamus picks Triple H up and slams him into the ringside barricade repeatedly before just stomping and punching away at him. Sheamus launches Triple H into the barricade again, and the crowd try to get behind Triple H. Sheamus sends Triple H back into the ring, but not before hitting a big elbow across Triple H’s neck. Back in the ring, Sheamus rains down on Triple H with big right hands before going for a pin. Sheamus hits a big knee drop, and goes for another cover, coming up short again. Sheamus pounds on Triple H in the corner, before hitting him with a knee drop to the back of Triple H’s head.
Sheamus works over Triple H’s arm and neck, locking in a targeted submission hold. Sheamus changes it up into a standard sleeper as Triple H tries to fight out, but Triple H is still able to fight to his feet. Triple H gets out of the hold by executing a quick belly to back suplex. Triple H rolls to the outside, and Sheamus is quick to follow, hitting a big neckbreaker.
Back in the ring, Triple H gets up to his feet, and he’s able to sidestep a charging Sheamus. Sheamus connects shoulder first eith the ring post, and Triple H connects with a DDT, but Triple H hurts himself on the DDT. Sheamus gets back up and hits a big urunage, and he goes for the pin, but Triple H kicks out at two. Sheamus is frustrated, so he goes to work pounding on Triple H with big right hands. Sheamus hits a running powerslam, and he goes for a couple of pins, but still can’t hold Triple H down for three. Sheamus rolls to the outside, and he grabs his steel pipe, before rolling back into the ring. Triple H hits Sheamus in the stomach and knocks the pipe away, and when Sheamus goes to pick it up, Triple H hits a knee to Sheamus’ face. Sheamus grabs the pipe though, and he hits Triple H with it. Sheamus goes for the pin, but Triple H kicks out at two.
Sheamus tries for the pale justice, but Triple H fights out of it, and hits a backdrop to send Sheamus over the top rope and to the outside. Triple H follows out, but Sheamus catches him with a blow to the stomach, and he goes under the ring. Sheamus grabs a kendo stick, and he charges at Triple H, but Triple H reverses, hitting a drop toe hold to send Sheamus face first into the steel ring steps. Triple H picks up the Kendo stick and uses it to whack Sheamus repeatedly across the back and chest, sending Sheamus running up the entrance ramp. Triple H tries for the pedigree on the entrance ramp, but Sheamus is able to reverse out of it with a big back body drop on the ramp.
Sheamus picks Triple H up and takes him back to the ring. Triple H gets up to his face, and he immediately eats a big kick to the face from Sheamus. Triple H crawls over to the ropes and uses them to drag him up to his feet. The ref asks Triple H how he is and Triple H shoves him away. Sheamus hits a third, and fourth big bicycle kick. The fourth puts Triple H down, and Sheamus is able to pin Triple H, getting the three count.
– After the match, WWE officials help Triple H up the ramp as the crowd chants and applauds him. They make it to the stage when Sheamus runs back out and kicks Triple H in the head and leaves. EMT’s come out with a stretcher and load Triple H up on it. We go to a video for WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view.
– We go backstage with Edge and Josh Matthews. He’s asked about his strategy in tonight’s cage match with Chris Jericho. Edge says there’s no way he’s going to let Jericho escape that cage.
Extreme Makeover Match for the WWE Women’s Title: Michelle McCool vs. Beth Phoenix
We go to ringside where there’s make-up, hair spray, an ironing board and a bunch of other items sitting in front of the announcer’s table. Out first is the WWE Women’s Champion Michelle McCool with Layla and Vickie Guerrero. Beth Phoenix comes out next to a big pop from the crowd.
McCool and Phoenix lock up and Beth backs McCool up into the ropes. Beth breaks and McCool kicks her in the stomach and comes up with a couples of European uppercuts. Beth is able to roll up McCool for a near fall, and she follows up with a clothesline from the second rope. McCool rolls to the outside and Phoenix follows. Layla tries to attack Phoenix with a broom but Phoenix stops her. Vickie distracts Phoenix, and when Beth goes back to McCool, she gets hairspray in the eyes. McCool uses an ironing board to whack Beth, and hits her again before draping it across Beth and stomping down on it. McCool locks in a body scissors.
McCool picks up an iron, and she wants to use it, but Phoenix surprises her with a rol up for two. McCool kicks Beth in the midsection, before setting her up in the corner, and putting the ironing board in front of her. Michelle hits the ironing board with a dropkick, driving it into Phoenix. McCool goes to the outside and grabs another ironing board, but Beth comes back with a dropkick, knocking Michelle down. Layla and Vickie grab Beth from behind, and McCool grabs the hairspray, but Beth ducks and McCool sprays Layla and Vickie. Beth slams McCool into a table set up at ringside before sending her back into the ring, and following with a bucket in hand. Beth uses the bucket as a weapon, hitting a throwing it into McCool.
Beth sets a couple of ironing boards side by side, and she places McCool on the top turnbuckle. She goes up and tries for a superplex, but McCool is able to push Beth off and send her crashing into the ironing boards. McCool goes for the faith breaker, but Phoenix is able to fight out of it, and counter into the glam slam. Phoenix pins McCool, and we have a new champion.
Winner and New WWE Women’s Champion: Beth Phoenix
– After a WrestleMania DVD commercial, we go backstage with Josh Matthews and Chris Jericho. Matthews asks if his loss on NXT to Heath Slater will effect his match tonight. Jericho says that one loss means nothing. Jericho calls himself a big name, money player. He guarantees to end Edge’s career tonight.
Steel Cage Match: Edge vs. Chris Jericho
We go to the ring where the steel cage is already in place. Out first for the next month is Edge to a big pop. We see a video of recent events on SmackDown between Edge and Chris Jericho. Out next comes Jericho to some heat from the crowd.
Jericho is hesitant to get into the cage, wanting the ref to back Edge up. Jericho grabs a chair, and he uses it to hit the cage, but when he goes to the door, Edge hits Jericho with a baseball slide. Edge sends Jericho head first into the barricade, before finally sending him into the ring. Edge shuts the cage door behind him, and this one if officially started. Jericho is already trying to climb for the top, but Edge pulls him down, and slams him head first into the turnbuckle before beating down on him in the corner and choking him with his boot. Edge hits a quick clothesline, and he slingshots Jericho into the corner, but Jericho is able to use that to his advantage and climb to the top of the cage. Edge stops him, and pulls him back down into the ring with a big slam from the top turnbuckle.
Edge sends Jericho crashing head first into the cage wall before choking Jericho against the middle rope. Edge tries to spear Jericho against the cage wall, but Jericho moves and Edge crashes into the wall. Jericho hits his slingshot dropkick, sandwiching Edge into into the cage. Jericho picks Edge’s leg up and uses them to slingshot Edge up into the bottom rope. Jericho hits a big side suplex, and he goes for the cover but Edge kicks out at two. Jericho locks in a rear chin lock.
Jericho taunts Edge and tells the ref to ask him if he gives. Edge fights up to his feet and out of the hold, but Jericho responds with a kick to the chest. Edge is able to respond with a back body drop, sending Jericho crashing into the cage, and both men are down. Both men are back up and Edge is able to come up with a series of clotheslines and a quick flapjack. Edge hits a facebuster and he goes for the pin, but Jericho kicks out at two. Jericho catches Edge with a kick to the stomach and a bulldog, and he tries for a lionsault, but when he misses, he lands on his feet and tries to escape from the other side of the cage. Edge limps over to the side of the cage and he pulls Jericho down to the top rope. Jericho grabs Edge’s leg and they come down to the mat and straight into the Walls of Jericho.
Edge is able to get to the bottom rope and gain leverage, crawling up to the top rope and eventually sending Jericho into the cage wall. Edge tries for the pin, but he only gets a two count. Edge goes for the impaler DDT, but Jericho counters, trying for the Walls of Jericho again. Edge fights out of it, gets back to his feet, and hits Jericho with a big boot. Edge positions himself and gets ready for the spear. Jericho tries to go for the door instead and he gets his hands on the floor, grabbing a chair. Edge grabs the chair and tosses it into the ring, but Jericho uses the cage door to slam it into Edge’s head.
Jericho goes down a couple of the ring steps, but he turns back into the ring instead, and he grab the chair, turning his attention to Edge. Jericho goes to hit Edger with the chair, but Edge ducks it and counters with a big spear. Edge goes for the pin, but Jericho kicks out at two.
Jericho climbs to the top turnbuckle, and hoists himself up to the top of the cage. Jericho gets both legs over the cage, but Edge grabs him by the back of the neck and drags him back into the cage. Edge pulls Jericho to the top rope and they fight it out, with Edge ending up falling and crotching himself on the top rope. Jericho climbs to the top yet again, and he starts the climb to the bottom. Jericho gets over, but Edge is able to grab Jericho by the arm. Edge gets himself to the top of the cage, and he pulls Jericho back to the top of the cage. Edge and Jericho trade punches while stradling the top of the cage, and Jericho climbs back down to the top rope, grabbing Edge’s leg and slamming it into the cage wall. Jericho pulls Edge down, and Edge goes to the middle rope. Edge pulls Jericho down, but Jericho lands on his feet and comes back with a springboard code breaker and both men are down.
Jericho crawls over to Edge, and he goes for the pin, but Edge kicks out at two. Jericho gets frustrated and tells Edge to stay down. Jericho hits Edge with a chop block to the injured leg. Jericho grabs the chair and he goes for the leg, but Edge moves and comes back with a couple of right hands before sending Jericho into three of the four cage walls. Edge sends Jericho into the corner but Jericho goes for the top of the cage. He gets there but Edge pulls him right down and slams his head into the cage wall repeatedly before letting Jericho drop to the canvas. Edge climbs down, and watches as Jericho crawls toward the cage door. Edge stops him with a stiff kick to the ribs, before he pounds on him and slams his ankle and leg in the cage door.
Edge continues to work on Jericho’s ankle wrenching away and slamming it against the mat. Edge stomps on Jericho’s ankle. Edge lets Jericho get to his feet, only to hit him with a big spear. Edge goes for the pin, and he gets the three count.
Last Man Standing Match for the WWE Title: Batista vs. John Cena
We get a video package showing events leading up to tonight’s main event since WrestleMania where Batista tapped out. Out first is the challenger, Batista. The WWE Champion John Cena is out next to a monster pop. We get formal ring introductions before the bell.
The bell rings and and there’s a large Cena sucks chant going on. Cena and Batista lock up, and Batista backs Cena up into the ropes. Cena ducks a right hand, and Cena responds with a shoulder block. Batista rolls out to the floor, but gets right back in. Cena ducks another right hand, and hits another shoulder block, forcing Batista to roll outside again. Batista grabs a chair, comes back inside, and tries to his Cena, but Cena ducks it, slams Batista’s head into the turnbuckle, and hits a bulldog, before following it up with a fisherman’s suplex.
Batista is up at four, and Cena charges him in the corner, but he eats a big punch from Batista. Batista picks him back up and hits a big clothesline, but Cena is up at the count of five. As soon as he’s up, Cena eats a big boot from Batista, which puts Cena down for three. Cena gets on his feet and tries for the AA, but Batista fights out of it and sends him shoulder first into the ring post. Batista hits Cena with a chop block, and a low single leg dropkick. Batista slams Cena’s leg down into the apron before grabbing a chair a driving it into Cena’s knee.
Batista continues to work over Cena’s leg hanging it up on the bottom rope and slamming down on top of it. Batista hits Cena with a big clothesline, but Cena is back up at six. Cena tries to back off of Batista, but Batista is right on him with a kick to the knee. Batista hits a big suplex, and he grabs his own head, looking like he hurt himself. Cena gets back to his feet at seven, and Batista hits another chop block. Cena rolls to the outside, and Batista puts his foot on Cena’s head, squeezing it against the ring apron. Batista goes out to the floor, where he gets punched by Cena, and then thrown into the ring steps, but Cena’s ankle is hurting.
Both men are back up to their feet at five, and back in the ring, Batista actually locks in the figure four leg lock. Cena tries to break out of the figure four by prying Batista’s leg up, but when that doesn’t work, he rolls over onto his stomach instead. Batista is forced to break the hold. Both men are down, but they make their way to their feet by six, only to both go for, and hit, a clothesline.
Cena ducks a punch, and delivers a shoulderblock to Batista before following it up with a belly to back suplex, and completely forgetting to sell his ankle. Cena hits the first knuckle shuffle, and Batista rolls to the outside, where he goes under the ring and grabs a replacement turnbuckle, which he uses to blast Cena. Batiasta grabs a chair and rolls Cena back into the ring, but when he picks him up, Cena comes out of nowhere with an AA to Batista on the chair. Cena tells the referee to count.
Batista is up to his feet at nine, and Cena is on the top rope, but Batista shoves the ref into the ropes, causing Cena to crotch himself. Batista hits a spear, and the referee begins the count on both men. Batista is up at four. Cena is up at eight. Another spear from Batista and he tells the ref to count. Cena is able to make it back to his feet at a count of eight again. Btista attacks from behind, knocking Cena down, before he goes to the outside and grabs a table. Batista puts the table in the ring, and he follows. Batista sets the table up in the corner, but when he turns to Cena, he almost gets caught in the STF. Batista fights out of it though, kicking Cena through the table in the corner.
Cena rolls out to the floor and on his feet at seven to break the count, but Batista follows him out, picks him up, and slams him back first into the steel ring post. Batista pulls Cena back up to his feet at seven, and launches him with an Irish whip that sends him through the barricade and into the time keeper’s area. The referee begins the count, and Cena jumps up to his feet at nine, supporting himself with the barricade. Batista loses it and behind to dismantle the announcer’s table, throwing pieces of it at Michael Cole. Batista slams Cena into the ring post and grabs the steps, setting them up next to the table, before tossing Lawler’s chair and crown aside. Batista climbs the steps with Cena and sets him up for the Batista bomb, but Cena counters, hitting the AA from the top of the steps through the announce table. Batista is able to make it to his feet at nine!
Cena goes under the ring and grabs a table of his own, sliding it into the ring. Cena sets up the table in the middle of the ring, and he goes to the outside after Batista. Cena sends Batista into the ring and he follows, stalking him from behind and trying for another AA. Batista fights out of it though, and hits a spinebuster sending Cena through the table and both men are down. The referee begins the count. Batista is up at six, and Cena is able to make it up at nine again, just popping up and walking over to the ropes. Batista looks furious, and he goes over, trying, and connecting with the Batista bomb.
Cena is back up at nine again, springing right back up to his feet, and Batista goes to the outside. He grabs the ring steps and slides them into the ring. Cena locks in the STF, and Batista begins to tap, but it doesn’t matter. Batista is able to make it to the ropes, and he begins to fade. Cena lets go of the hold, and the referee begins the count. Batista begins to stir around five, and he’s able to make it to his feet at nine. Cena rolls out side, grabs Batista, and pulls him backwards by the legs to crotch him on the ring post. Cena grabs duct tapes, and uses it to tie Batista’s legs up behind the ring post. Cena ties the legs up, and Batista can’t get up. The referee begins the count and Batista struggles, doing everything to tear away at the tape. The ref counts, and gets to ten, ending the match.
Winner: John Cena
– After the match, Cena celebrates with the fans while Batista, who is still duct taped to the ring post, pitches a fit. Extreme Rules goes off the air with Cena saluting the fans at the top of the ramp.
– The 2010 WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view kicks off with a video package hyping tonight’s matches and clips showing the events leading up to them. We go inside the First Mariner Arena from Baltimore, Maryland as Michael Cole welcomes us to a sold out crowd.