If Cena wins, Nexus must disband
If Barrett wins, Cena must join Nexus
John Cena vs. Wade Barrett
Quick lock up and Cena gets a quick takedown on Barrett. Another lock up and Barrett works on the left arm of Cena. Cena with a huge hip toss and dropkick comb on Barrett. Barrett goes after Cena with some big right hands and kicks. Barrett mounts Cena and drops some big right hands. Cena fights back with big shots to Barrett in the corner. Cena goes for an AA early and The Nexus run down the ramp. Michael Cole reminds us of the stipulation that if any members of the Nexus interfere than Barrett is disqualified. Barrett gets in the face of Otunga telling them to return to the back. Back in the ring, Barrett hits Cena with some big jabs as members of the Nexus look on from the end of the ramp. Barrett with a big backbreaker on Cena. Barrett with a big flying elbow off the second rope and gets a close two count over Cena. Barrett starts working over Cena in the corner with some big kicks. Cena fires back with a few right hands. Cena misses a splash in the corner and Barrett executes a big reverse neckbreaker. Barrett drives his knee into the back of Cena and pulls back his arms. Huge reaction for Cena in Dallas. Cena tries to fight to his feet, but Barrett kicks him back down on the mat. Barrett catapults Cena into the ropes.
Barrett again drives his knee into the back of Cena pulling back on his arms. Cena with his jumping shoulder blocks and twisting powerbomb in the middle of the ring. Cena calls out for five knuckle shuffle and members of the Nexus surround the ring. Cena drops the five knuckle shuffle over Barrett. Nexus are still looking on. Big Show and other members of the WWE roster hit the ringside area. They are all going after Nexus at ringside. Roster members from Raw and Smackdown are taking them out including MVP, Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, The Hart Dynasty, Mark Henry, Goldust, John Morrison, Kofi Kingston, Chris Masters and Evan Bourne. They clear the area of the Nexus members and Cena is left by himself with Barrett. Cena trips up Barrett, but Barrett kicks him back into the corner. Barrett with a back kick and suplex on Cena. Cena with a modified gutwrench powerbomb on Barrett for a two count. Cena has Barrett up for the AA. Barrett counters out and connects with a hook suplex. Barrett with a sidewalk slam on Cena for a close two count. Striker says the kiddies and girls are cheering for Cena.
Barrett is now up on the second rope, attempts another flying elbow and Cena rolls away. Cena is climbing up to the top turnbuckle. Barrett is up and punches Cena. Barrett headbutts Cena. Cena fights off Barrett with two headbutts of his own sending Barrett back down to the mat below. Cena jumps and catches Barrett with a leg drop to the back of his neck. Cena covers and Barrett kicks out. Barrett counters an AA attempt. Barrett has Cena up on his shoulders and drops him with his finisher. Barrett covers Cena…1…2…Cena kicks out. Barrett can’t believe it. Cena hits Barrett with the AA. Cena hooks the leg…1…2…Barrett kicks out. Cena drops Barrett and gets the STF locked on. Barrett is reaching out. A fan appears to grab the referee and pull him out of the ring. Security hits the area to grab the fan. Michael Cole says, “Well, sometimes stuff like this happens.” As they attend to what appears to be a fan, another man dressed in red decks Cena with some kind of an object and runs out of the view. Barrett covers Cena as the referee gets back in and Barrett gets the win. John Cena must join Nexus.
Winner: Wade Barrett
After the match, the remaining members of the Nexus hit the ring and celebrate with Wade Barrett. We see a replay of the first unidentified man trying to get in the ring distracting the referee and then the other unidentified man hitting Cena to setup the pinfall for Wade Barrett. They showed shots of shocked fans in the crowd to the finish. The Nexus head to the back and we see Cena recovering in the corner trying to take in what happened. They showed another replay of the finish. Back live, Cena still can’t believe what happened. More shots of shocked WWE fans in the audience.
Backstage, we see Josh Mathews walking in a dark hallway when Paul Bearer appears. Mathews asks why he has returned after being gone for six years. Bearer said he took his time and promises that Kane will never overtake Undertaker.
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