Pulse Wrestlingâ€™s WWE Bragging Rights Report
Live from Phoenix
Announcers: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Matt Striker
Report EXCLUSIVELY for Pulse Wrestling by: PK
ShoMiz (c) vs. R-Truth & John Morrison â€“ Unified WWE Tag Team Titles
Miz & Morrison start. Morrison plants Miz in the corner and hits a tilt-a-whirl leg drop, followed by a top rope leg drop from Truth! Miz gets to Show. Show punches Morrison off the apron, and goes to Vader Bomb Truth, but Morrison gets his boot to Showâ€™s head. Miz back in, but Morrison puts him back down in the corner and goes for Starship Pain, but Show pulls Miz out of the way. Truth goes to slingshot on Show on the floor, but Show catches him and slams him. Miz & Morrison are still legal, Morrison tosses Miz off the ropes, Show with a blind tag, Morrison goes for a springboard savant kick, but Show hits him with a Knockout Punch to score the pinfall.
Winners & Still Champions â€“ ShoMiz
Highlights from Fan Axxess, and the rest of the week in Phoenix.
Ted Dibiase vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Randy Orton â€“ Triple Threat Match
It should be noted that Rhodes & Dibiase came down separately, with Rhodes using his old theme music. Orton quickly tosses Rhodes to the floor, and attacks Dibiase. Rhodes back in quickly, and then a 2 on 1 beat down on Orton ensues. As the assault continues, the crowd starts to chant â€˜RANDY, RANDY, RANDY.â€™ Double suplex on Orton, and Legacy panders to the crowd. Rhodes goes for a pinfall, and Dibiase pulls him off, and then the finally go at each other. Then soon realize that Orton is getting back up, and then join forces again, but Orton sends Dibiase to the floor, then hits Rhodes with the C+. Orton lines up for a RKO, but Dibiase pulls him to the floor. Rhodes slingshots over the top rope, but Orton slides back in, and Rhodes lands on Dibiase. Orton pulls both of them back in, and hits the propped up DDT (which I will officially call the Viper DDT). He rolls Dibiase to the floor, and lines up for the RKO on Rhodes, but then stands up, and lurksâ€¦then hitting the Punt Kick to Rhodes. As Orton looks down on Rhodes, Dibiase tries to hit Orton with Dream Street from behind, but Orton reverses it, and nails the RKO for the pin on Dibiase.
Winner â€“ Randy Orton
Josh Matthews brings in Vickie Guerrero & the rest of her team, she says that tonight she will have her WrestleMania Moment. She then brings in Jillian to sing â€˜Simply the Best.â€™ Santino comes in to listen, and then he snaps into a Slim Jimâ€¦Jillian becomes Mae Young, then Mean Gene, then Melinaâ€¦wow.
Money in the Bank
Kofi Kingston vs. MVP vs. Evan Bourne vs. Jack Swagger vs. Shelton Benjamin vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Matt Hardy vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Kane vs. Christian
Swagger came out wearing a Dr. Death-like robe. Striker says that there was 5 MitB matches, and Shelton has been in every one. WRONG, there has been 6, and Shelton was not at the one for WM23. Kane comes out sporting NEW TIGHTS!!!! When the bell rings, it looks like a battle royal. The ring clears out quickly, and Drew puts the ladder up. Hardy shoves him off, then sets the ladder up again, and pretty much everyone tries to climb up, but they pull each other off, and Kane choke slams Bourne over the top rope on Christian & Shelton. Hardy goes up the ladder, but ZIggler comes in and hits the ZigZag off the ladder! Swagger in, but Hardy & Christian sandwich him in the erect ladder, and shove ladders inbetween the rungs hitting Swagger, then propping them up on the ropes, Hardy & Christian climb the ladder, and Bourn climbs up the side (not were the rungs are. Bourne fights off a Killswitch, and sends Christian to the mat, then hits a SSP off the ladder bridge!! Hardy still attempting for the case, but Swagger shoves him off. Ring is clear now, and Kane comes in, and starts to climb. Ziggler comes in and climbs over top of Kane, but Kane shoves the ladder down. Kane then breaks the ladder, trapping Ziggler in it, and now it is 2 ladders. Kofi clears Kane, and tries to use the 2 pieces of the ladder as stilts!! McIntyre comes in and tosses Kofi to the floor. Hardy back up the ladder, but Christian gets a ladder next to him, Kane climbs the other side, but they knock him off, and then Christian hits the reverse DDT off the ladder!! Christian back up, but here comes Swagger, Christian has his hands on the case, but Swagger is up the ladder, and he shoves the case into Christians face, then pulls it down!
Winner â€“ Jack Swagger
Recap of the Hall of Fame Ceremony last night.
An AWESOME video package on Sheamus & Triple H.
Sheamus vs. Triple H
Back and forth to start, Sheamus tosses HHH off the ropes, goes down for a back body drop, but HHH stops, attempts for a Pedigree, but Sheamus gets out quickly. Sheamus rolls to the floor, but HHH follows him and runs Sheamus off the wall. Back in the ring, HHH locks on the Figure 4, and Cole mentions that his mentor was Ric Flair (surprisingly). Sheamus gets to the ropes, and then goes to the outside, HHH follows, but Sheamus tosses HHH into the ringsteps. Back in the ring, Sheamus hits a series of Yurinagi Backbreakers. Sheamus then continues the assault, wearing down HHH. Sheamus locks on the Sleeper, but HHH hits a belly to back suplex to get out of it. HHH with a DDT, but Sheamus is up quickly, hits the ropes, but HHH hits the High Knee, then the Facebuster for 2. HHH goes for a Pedigree, but Sheamus pulls HHHâ€™s legs out from under him, only for HHH to kick him back, then hit a Hangmanâ€™s Neckbreaker for 2. HHH tries a 10-Punch count, but Sheamus slides through, and attempts a Celtic Edge, but HHH slides off Sheamusâ€™s backâ€¦Sheamus then with a Pump Kick attempt, but HHH misses, goes for another Pedigree, but Sheamus back body drops out of it, then hits the Pump Kick for 2! Sheamus hits the ropes, but HHH with a AA Spinebuster for 2. Sheamus rolls to the apron. HHH goes after him, but Sheamus hits another Pump Kick. HHH is out cold, and Sheamus finally goes over to him, but HHH is playing possum, kick, Pedigree, pin.
Winner â€“ Triple H
Video package recap on the CM Punk/Mysterio feud.
CM Punk comes out with the Straight Edge Society. Punk says that there are over 70,000 people here all hopped up on pills, thinking that Mysterio is a superhero. Tonight he will make Mysterio join the SES, and these 70,000 will become followers.
CM Punk (w/ Luke Gallows & Serena) vs. Rey Mysterio
Mysterio is out wearing a Navi (from Avatar) style outfit, itâ€™s dumb. Punk, on the other hand, has a GI Joe themed tights, which are awesome. Lots of fast paced back and forth action to start the match. Punk hits an incredible springboard into a DDT for a 2 count. Mysterio sets up for the 619, but Punk catches him and goes for the GTS, only for Mystetio to slide off, and kick Punk to the side of the head. Punk is out in the middle of the mat, and Mysterio goes for a Frog Splash, but Punk moves. Punk goes for the running bulldog, but Mysterio fights out of it, putting Punk in the ropes for 619 again, but this time Serena covers up Punk, and Mysterio stops in his tracks. Gallows gets on the apron on the other side, and Punk comes up behind Mysterio, and sets up for a GTS, however, Mysterio leg scissors out of it, sending Punk into Gallows, setting up a 619, which Rey hits, followed by the Springboard Splash for the pin.
Winner â€“ Mysterio
Another fantastic video package on the Vince/Hitman match.
Bret is already in the ring, and Vince comes out. Vince says that tonightâ€™s match will not be a Lumberjack Match, and that he made an agreement to secure the proper Lumberjacksâ€¦The Hart Dynasty comes out, followed by the rest of the Hart Family! They circle the ring, and Bruce Hart gets in the ring and reveals a referee shirt! Bruce hugs Vince! Bret gets on the mic and makes sure that the Hart Family cashed their checks already, and then he reveals that he knew Vince was trying this, and that the Hart family is togetherâ€¦Bruce starts laughing, and the bell is rung.
Bret Hart vs. Vince McMahon â€“ No DQ â€“ Lumberjack Match
Bret quickly tosses Vince to the Dynasty, who rough up Vince. Natalya slaps him and Striker says â€˜I donâ€™t think that will help her future endeavors,â€™ very funny. DH & Tyson then hits the Hart Attack on the floor. Vince tries to crawl under the ring, and when the Dynasty pulls him out, he has a crowbar, and DH & Tyson back up the rest of the family, to keep them away from Vince. Vince back in the ring, and he quickly losses the crowbar, as Bret ducks a shot, then takes it away. Bret hammers Vince with the crowbar, then teases the Sharpshooter, only to stomp Vince in his gut. Bret then gets a chair, and sits in the ring, waiting for Vince to get back up, and then he cracks him across the back with the chair. Bret then pummels away on Vince with the chair over and over again. Bret then locks on the Sharpshooter, and Vince taps.
Winner â€“ Bret Hart
Bret & the rest of the family celebrate in the ring.
The announcers then tell us that Atlanta will host WM27, and then the attendance is announced at 72,219.
Recap of Jericho/Edge feud.
Chris Jericho (c) vs. Edge â€“ World Heavyweight Championship
The run the ropes, and Edge hits a shoulder block. Edge then brings Jericho to the corner and beats him down, then hits a flapjack. Edge lines up for a spear, but Jericho bails to the floor. Edge follows, but Jericho lays him out, and lays him on the apron, and follows it up with a baseball slide to the floor. Striker with a Sexton Hardcastle reference, for those following along with the â€˜Matt Striker Obscure Reference Fantasy League.â€™ Jericho is in full control, and keeps the match slow. Edge takes over, tossing Jericho to the floor, then hitting a diving clothesline off the apron. Back in the ring, Edge goes for a Crossbody off the top, but Jericho rolls through, and goes for the Walls, but Edge kicks out of it. Jericho goes for the Codebraker, but Edge catches him and goes for a Spear, but Jericho dodges it, locking on the Walls! Edge spins out of it, and hits the Edge-o-Match for 2. Edge with the Impaler DDT for 2. Jericho in the corner, Edge charges, but Jericho gets the boots up, then hits an axe handle from the 2nd rope to the back of Edgeâ€™s head. Jericho then charges at Edge with a spear, but Edge gets a Undertakeresque boot up right into Jerichoâ€™s face, then goes for his own spear, only for Jericho to hit the Codebreaker, for a 2 count. Jericho then kicks Edge right in the back of his ankle, and then stomps away on it. Jericho puts the Walls on him again, which is turns it into a Single-legged Crab on Edgeâ€™s tender ankle. Edge finally gets to the ropes, and attempts a roll-up for 2. Both men then fall to the floor, and Jericho grabs his World Title belt, but Edge pulls him back to the ring apron. Jericho rings Edge up on the top rope, and Edge falls back to the ref, who falls down, and Jericho hits Edge with the World Title, but only gets a 2 count! Jericho is stunned, calls for Edge to get up, and then he hits another Codebreaker, this one scores the pin.
Winner & Still Champion â€“ Chris Jericho
Jericho attempts to get more punishment in on Edge, and tries to wrap his leg around the ringpost, but Edge fights back, and clears off the announce tables. Edge puts Jericho on one of the tables, then runs off the other, and spears Jericho off of the table through the retaining wall
They then recap the dark match Battle Royal, in which Yoshi Tatsu won, last eliminating Zach Ryder.
Vickie Guerrero, Michelle McCool, Layla El, Alicia Fox & Maryse vs. Beth Phoenix, Gail Kim, Mickie James, Kelly Kelly & Eve Torres
Vickie and Gail start the match, and Vickie shoves her around, then poses. Behind her back Gail tags in Beth. The faces then take turns beating down Vickie in the corner. Kelly hits her leg drop finisher, which then brings every other Diva in hitting her finisher, the last being Beth hitting the GlamSlam on Alicia. Beth then stalks Vickie in the corner, but McCool takes her out, and tosses her out of the ring. Kelly is laid out in the corner, and Vickie goes to the top, calls out to Eddie, and hits a splash (Cole called it a Hog Splash) for the pin.
Winners â€“ Vickie, McCool, Layla, Maryse & Alicia
Another incredible video package recapping Batista/Cena.
Air Force Drill team is in the house, with a quick performance to bring out Cena.
Batista (c) vs. John Cena â€“ WWE Championship
Tie-ups to start the match. Batista tosses Cena to the floor. Back in the ring, Cena fights back, and goes for a quick FU, but Batista holds on, and hits a very stiff looking DDT for 2. Batista locks on a Sleeper, but Cena stands up, and breaks out of the hold, then goes punch for punch with Batista, with the crowd doing the BOO (Cena) & YAY (Batista). Itâ€™s amazing what the change of character did to Batista. Batista catches a punch from Cena and hits a neckbreaker, and goes back to a headlock. Cena fights out again, and becomes Super, hitting a couple of shoulderblocks, then sit-out bomb, then goes for the Five Knuckle Shuffle, only for Batista to hit a big time Spinebuster. Batista gives the Thumbs Down, but Cena is up quickly, and locks on the STFUâ€¦but Batista gets to the ropes, then hits a headbutt spear for 2. Batista puts Cena up on the turnbuckles, and Cena starts to fight back, and they go into a Test of Strength. Cena headbutts his way out of it, then hits a top rope 5 Knuckle Shuffle!! Cena picks Batista up for the FU, but Batista grabs the ropes, slides out and hits the Demon Bombâ€¦but Cena kicks out of the pin! Batista lets Cena get back up, then goes for another Demon Bomb, but Cena reverses it, and nails a FU, but only gets a 2!! Cena then climbs to the top rope, leaps off with the leg drop, but Batista catches him, and drops him in a spinebuster. Batista picks him up quickly for another Demon Bomb, but Cena rolls out, and locks on the STFU, and Batista taps.
Winner and NEW Champion â€“ John Cena
One last amazing video package on Taker/HBK.
Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker â€“ Career vs. The Streak
Taker charges HBK to start, but HBK dodges it, and chops away in the corner. Taker fights back, Big Boot, Snake Eyes, then Old School, but it looks like he may have tweeked his knee on the Old School. HBK sees this, and goes right after his Takers leg. Taker goes for a Tombstone, but HBK counters, and then hammers down on his shoulder. HBK ducks a clothesline, and goes for a Superkick, but Taker backs off it, but HBK then targets Takerâ€™s knee again. Taker clotheslines HBK to the floor, and it looks like he is going to take a dive, but HBK slides back in, and shoulderblocks Takerâ€™s knee. HBK looks like heâ€™s going for the Figure 4, but Taker shoves his way out if it, and HBK falls to the floor. Taker rolls him back in, and hits the leg drop on the apron. Taker with a Choke Slam for 2! Taker then goes for a Tombstone again, but HBK slides through, and locks on the Ankle Lock! HBK then wraps his legs around Takerâ€™s leg, locking the hold tighter. Taker escapes to the floor, and HBK slingshots over the top, but Taker catches him, and nails the Tombstone on the floor!! The ref is on the floor, and he calls for medics to look at HBK, but Taker grabs HBK, rolls him in the ring, but only gets a 2!! Taker goes for the Last Ride, but HBK reverses it into a X-Factor, and gets a 2 count! HBK goes to the top, attempts the Elbow Drop, but Taker gets his knees up. Taker then locks on Hellâ€™s Gates, but HBK quickly rolls through it, and gets a 2 count! Both men up, and HBK hits a quick Superkick, but only gets a 2!! HBK up first, and he starts to tune up the band, goes for the Superkick, but Taker catches him, then hits the Last Ride powerbombâ€¦.but only gets 2!!! Taker tosses HBK to the floor. Taker then clears off the announce table, and looks like heâ€™s going for another Last Ride, but HBK flips through, hits another Superkick, and Taker lands perfectly on the table. HBK climbs up the apron, then to the top rope, and HBK hits a HUGE Moonsault through the table!!! After a few moments, HBK gets Taker back in the ring, another Superkick, but only a 2 count! HBK is tuning up for another Superkick, but Taker catches him, and nails a Choke Slam. Taker then pulls HBK to his feet, and hits the Tombstone piledriverâ€¦.FOR A 2 COUNT!!! Taker is beside himself. Taker stands over HBK, and goes for the thumb across the throat, but he seems not to want to, out of respect. HBK then claws his way up, Taker yells at him to stay down, then HBK mocks Taker by giving him the thumb across the throat, then a slap across Takerâ€™s faceâ€¦Taker goes right back at him, then hits a leaping Tombstone, and Taker finally scores the pinfall.
Winner â€“ The Undertaker
After all the pyro, Taker helps HBK to his feet, shakes his hand, and HBK & Taker hug. The crowd then cheers for HBK, and he stands in the ring thanking all the fans. HBK walks up the ramp does his prayer pose at the top, and the PPV goes out.
Tags: batista, big show, Bret Hart, chris jericho, christian, cm punk, Cody Rhodes, Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, edge, evan bourne, HHH, jack swagger, john cena, John Morrison, John Morrison & R-Truth, kane, Kofi Kingston, Matt Hardy, money in the bank, mvp, R-Truth, randy orton, rey mysterio, shawn michaels, sheamus, shelton benjamin, ShoMiz, ted dibiase, The Miz, the undertaker, triple h, undertaker, Vickie Guerrero, vince mcmahon, World Heavyweight Championship, wrestlemania, WrestleMania 26, WWE, wwe championship