Monster’s Ball Match
Abyss vs. Rob Van Dam
Before the match, Abyss talked about “their” arrival and how the date is upon us tonight. RVD’s music hit and he hits the ring immediately. Loud “RVD” chant in Daytona Beach. RVD starts choking Abyss through the ropes. RVD with a springboard leg drop on Abyss. RVD with a springboard kick to the head of Abyss off the top turnbuckle. RVD grabs a steel chair and kicks it in the face of Abyss down in the corner. RVD with a springboard cross body on Abyss to the outside. RVD with a baseball slide to Abyss, but Abyss rolls back in and Abyss levels him with a big elbow. We now have a barbed wire board in play in the ring. Abyss tries to scoop slam RVD on top of it, but RVD counters and bulldogs Abyss face and chest first over it. RVD hits the ropes and attempts a Rolling Thunder over Abyss, but Abyss moves and RVD drops his back over the barbed wire. Abyss then grabs a table from under the ring and sets it up across the ring apron and guard railing. Abyss grabs a garbage can and cracks it over the head of RVD. Abyss grabs another barbed wire board and sets that across the ring apron and guard railing as well. RVD is back in the ring and Abyss is on the ring apron. RVD with shots to Abyss. Abyss lifts RVD over the top rope to the ring apron.
Abyss clotheslines RVD back in the ring. RVD knocks Abyss on top of the table, RVD hits the ropes, springboards over and flips on top of Abyss crashing through the table. RVD with a spinning kick to the head using a steel chair that Abyss had in hand. Abyss then launches RVD off the ring apron and RVD crashes through the barbed wire board that was placed across the ring apron and guard railing. Abyss pulls RVD out of the barbed wire and tosses him inside the ring. Abyss grabs another barbed wire board and positions it against the corner. RVD counters and sends Abyss chest and arm first into the barbed wire board. RVD then tosses Abyss down keeping the barbed wire board over his head, goes up top and hits the Van Terminator. Abyss rolls out and recovers to grab his 2×4 covered in nails. Abyss swings and misses as RVD launches a steel chair to his head. RVD grabs the 2×4 covered in nails, aka Janice and hits Abyss right in the gut with it. RVD with a big kick to the head and Five Star Frog Splash off the top rope. RVD covers Abyss and gets the pinfall.
Winner: Rob Van Dam
After the match, Abyss is bleeding from the mouth as Rob Van Dam celebrates on the top turnbuckle. RVD heads to the back and they do a close up of Abyss. Abyss looks into the camera and says, “10.10.10. Get ready because here we come.”
A video package runs highlighting the events in recent months between Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff with Sting and Kevin Nash.
* Sting, Kevin Nash & “The Pope” D’Angelo Dinero vs. Jeff Jarrett & Samoa Joe in a 3-on-2 Handicap match is up next.