WWE Extreme Rules PPV Results – 6/7/09
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Commentators: Michael Cole & Jerry “The King” Lawler, Jim Ross & Todd Grisham and Josh Mathews & Matt Striker
Report by: Adam Martin of WrestleView.com
– The WWE promo plays.
– A video package then runs focusing on tonight’s main events including Randy Orton and Batista for the WWE Championship in a Steel Cage and Edge vs. Jeff Hardy in a Ladder match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
– We are kicking off tonight with the WWE United States Championship Fatal Four Way match.
WWE United States Championship – Fatal Four Way Match
Kofi Kingston (c) vs. MVP vs. William Regal vs. Matt Hardy
The bell rings and here we go. MVP decks William Regal right off the bat with a big right. Lots more brawling between the four. Regal starts working on Kingston in the corner. Kingston with a big kick to th eface on Hardy in the corner. MVP gets involved and we have a tower of doom spot from the corner with MVP, Regal and Kingston. MVP drops an elbow over Hardy and Regal breaks up a pinfall attempt. Regal grabs MVP and launches him up with a big suplex. Regal with some big lefts to MVP in the corner. Kingston jumps in and hits MVP. Regal pulls Kingston back down and Regal hits MVP with a big knee sending him to the outside. Regal takes out Hardy and then tries to dump Kingston out, but Kingston recovers stopping himself and kicks Regal in the head. Kingston gets the pinfall.
Winner & STILL WWE United States Champion: Kofi Kingston
After the match, we see highlights leading to the finish. Back live, Kingston is still celebrating in the ring with his United States Championship.
– We see footage from earlier today of Josh Mathews trying to get word with Big Show. Mathews wants to know his strategy tonight against John Cena. Big Show said Mathews should be asking Cena that and that tonight he will embarass him.
– During his entrance, Chris Jericho announces that he isn’t coming out yet. We go backstage to see Jericho by a WWE merchandise table and calls out Rey Mysterio. Mysterio shows the masks that WWE fans can buy and then heads inside the arena. He talked about buying a mask and wearing it to attack Mysterio on Smackdown two weeks ago. Jericho said people may not agree with him now, but eventually they will get it. He gets into the ring and promises to tear the mask off Mysterio tonight and capture the WWE Intercontinental Championship for the record breaking 9th time.
WWE Intercontinental Championship – No Holds Barred Match
Rey Mysterio (c) vs. Chris Jericho
The bell rings and here we go. The action spills to the outside and Mysterio sends Jericho into the ring barricade. Mysterio with a huracanrana off the ring apron taking out Jericho on the outside. Mysterio tosses Jericho back inside, drops a leg, covers and Jericho kicks out. Jericho with a suplex and drops Mysterio over the top rope. Jericho gets the upper hand knocking Mysterio off the top rope to the ring apron. Jericho with some kicks to Mysterio. Jericho attempts a springboard dropkick, but Mysterio counters in mid air kicking Jericho in the face from the ring apron. Mysterio with a modified 619 on Jericho from around the steel ring post. Mysterio then goes up top, jumps and takes out Jericho. Mysterio with a cover on Jericho when he tosses him back inside and Jericho gets a shoulder up. Mysterio with a tilt-a-whirl sending Jericho into the ropes. Mysterio hits the ropes looking to hit a 619, but Jericho stands up and quickly counters, but takes a shoulder block from Mysterio sending him down. Mysterio counters a Walls of Jericho attempt into a close roll up. Mysterio with a huge kick to Jericho, cover and Jericho gets a shoulder up after two. Mysterio hits the ropes and Jericho levels him with a big clotheslines. Cover and Mysterio kicks out.
Jericho grabs Mysterio and sends him under the bottom rope sliding out right into the ring barricade. Jericho smiles as the fans boo loudly. Jericho goes to the outside and lands a big right hand on Mysterio. Jericho tosses Mysterio back in the ring and applies a headlock. Jericho tries taking Mysterio’s mask off to expose his face. Mysterio breaks free and kicks Jericho right in the face to prevent this from going down. Jericho charges and misses Mysterio in the corner when Mysterio moves away. Jericho hits the steel ring post in the process. Mysterio then takes out Jericho on the outside with a big suicide dive! Mysterio tosses Jericho back in, springboards over the top rope, takes down Jericho and then hits Jericho with a head scissors takedown. Mysterio with a huracanrana on Jericho, cover and Jericho gets a shoulder up after two. Mysterio with a drop toe hold on Jericho. Mysterio looks for a 619, but Jericho counters throwing Mysterio up on his shoulders, spinning and then dropping Mysterio in a huge backbreaker! Cover by Jericho and Mysterio kicks out after two. Mysterio hits the ropes, jumps up and Jericho counters into a powerbomb. Jericho with a Lionsault attempt and Mysterio moves. Mysterio with a 619 to the back of Jericho’s head!
Mysterio springboards off the top rope and Jericho catches him with a Codebreaker in mid air! Jericho hooks the leg and Mysterio gets a shoulder up after two. Jericho has a shocked look on his face as he stands to his feet. Jericho argues with the referee and then leaves the ring. Jericho grabs a steel chair and returns to the ring. This is legal with the stipulation as Mysterio kicks the steel chair back in the face of Jericho! Cover by Mysterio and Jericho barely kicks out after two. Mysterio grabs the steel chair, puts it behind him and jumps over Jericho using the chair with force. Cover by Mysterio and Jericho again barely gets a shoulder up after two. Mysterio sets the chair up in the corner and sends Jericho into it face first with a drop toe hold. Mysterio then jumps at Jericho who gets a Walls of Jericho locked on. Mysterio reaches out and gets the steel chair from the corner. Mysterio then cracks the chair over the head of Jericho. Jericho falls into the ropes, Mysterio attempts a 619, as Mysterio comes around Jericho reaches out and rips his mask off. Jericho then rolls up Mysterio and gets the win.
Winner & NEW WWE Intercontinental Champion: Chris Jericho
After the match, Rey Mysterio bails from the ring trying to cover up his head. Chris Jericho gets to his feet and holds up Mysterio’s mask as he is handed the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
– Backstage, Josh Mathews is with Batista. Footage airs from Monday night on Raw when Randy Orton punted Ric Flair in the head. Batista tells Orton that tonight he takes away the WWE Championship and he won’t stop until he wipes out his entire Legacy.
Samoa Strap Match
CM Punk vs. Umaga
You must touch all four corners in succession to win.
The bell rings and here we go. Both CM Punk and Umaga are tied together with a Samoan strap. CM Punk moves forward with some quick elbows and Umaga quickly responds with a big chest chop. Umaga touches two of the turnbuckles, but Punk cuts him off and we start over again. Punk with two big kicks to Umaga, touches two of the turnbuckles and Umaga breaks it up with a Samoan Drop. Umaga grabs part of the strap and starts hitting Punk over the back with it. Umaga with a headbutt to Punk as Punk gets to his feet. Umaga hits the ropes and then drops his body over the chest/head of Punk. Umaga leaves the ring and pulls Punk into the steel ring post using the strap. Umaga pulls back with force and then hits Punk. Umaga also drops Punk’s arm over the steel ring steps. Umaga lifts up Punk and drops him over the top rope. Umaga with a big superkick on Punk sending Punk off the ring apron into the announce table. Umaga touches two of the corner, pulls the strap to pull Punk closer who is weighing him down, reaches for the third turnbuckle, couldn’t quite get it, Punk pulls him in and then hits a springboard clothesline as the referee waves off Umaga’s sequence. Punk then attempts a GTS, but Umaga counters and takes down Punk with a big side kick.
Umaga misses a body splash in the corner touching the corner. Punk then low blows Umaga using the strap pulling up with force. Umaga screams out in pain as he rolls to the outside. Punk then pulls Umaga into the steel ring post who rolls back inside the ring. Punk with a running knee to the face and bulldog combo on Umaga. Punk touches three of the turnbuckle pads, but Umaga pulls him back and plants him in the ring as Punk went for the fourth and and final corner. Umaga touches three pads as Punk wraps himself up in the ropes to shorten the strap length. Umaga charges at Punk and Punk pulls the top rope down sending Umaga to the outside. We now start all over again. Punk is up and touches three of the pads. Umaga is still on the outside as he pulls Punk forward with force sending Punk right into the mat. We start things over again as Umaga goes up top. Punk is up and pulls Umaga down from the top turnbuckle to the ring below. Punk touches three of the pads, goes for the last and Umaga pulls himself towards Punk shortening the length of the strap. Punk then lifts Umaga up and hits the GTS. Punk turns and touches the fourth corner to get the win.
Winner: CM Punk
After the match, CM Punk gets to his feet and smiles celebrating his win. We then see highlights of the match leading to the finish. Back live, Punk continues to celebrate his win in the ring.
– Backstage, Gregory Helms is with ECW Champion Christian. Christian said lots of people are talking about how tonight could be Tommy Dreamer’s last night in a wrestling ring and how he is a good friend of his. He said the only thing he can be sure about is he will retain the ECW Championship and jokes that every time Dreamer takes his shirt off he looks like a melting candle. Dreamer walks up smiling and said if that is true then what does that make him when he takes his shirt off, the wick? They start to argue when Jack Swagger walks up and wants to make something very clear. As Swagger goes to talk, both Christian and Dreamer walk off not bothing to hear what he has to say.
ECW Championship – Hardcore Rules Triple Threat Match
Christian (c) vs. Tommy Dreamer vs. Jack Swagger
We get ring introductions for the challengers Tommy Dreamer and Jack Swagger and the champion Christian. The bell rings and a loud “ECW!” chant breaks out. Swagger bails from the ring, Dreamer chases and Christian backs off. Swagger kicks Dreamer as he follows him back in. Christian hits Swagger with some quick rights and Swagger eventually powers Christian to the mat. Christian gets thrown out as Swagger hits a big suplex on Dreamer. Dreamer then leaves the ring and grabs some weapons as well as Christian. Dreamer grabs a singapore cane and Christian grabs a trash can lid. Christian and Dreamer take turns hitting Swagger with the weapons. Dreamer with a russian leg sweep using the singapore cane on Swagger. Christian hits Dreamer with the trash can lid a few times on the ground. Dreamer fights back hitting Christian with the singapore cane and then hitting an overhead suplex sending Christian out of the ring. Swagger starts working over Dreamer in the corner and then grabs a trash can lid. Dreamer sends Swagger over the top rope to the outside near Christian. Dreamer grabs a trash can, gets up on the ring apron and flips off hitting Christian and Swagger with the trash can and falling over both on the outside.
Swagger is tossed back in and Dreamer follows propping him up on the top turnbuckle. Dreamer puts the trash can against the face of Swagger who is now in a tree of woe and backs up to the other corner. Christian trips up Dreamer and then hits a sliding dropkick into the face of Swagger. Christian then sends Dreamer into the trash can afterwards. Dreamer is sent to the corner by Christian and falls out. Swagger has the singapore cane and starts cracking it over the body of Christian. Swagger sends Christian down to the mat with force. Swagger drops Christian over his knee and then lifts him back up dropping him over the mat. Swagger removes the turnbuckle pad in the corner and Dreamer cracks Swagger with the singapore cane. Christian with an inverted DDT on Swagger. Dreamer is in, picks up Christian and plants him near the opposite corner. Dreamer drops an elbow over Christian from the corner. Christian springboards off the corner and jumps over the top rope, but Swagger catches him in mid air with a trash can. Dreamer throws even more trash cans inside the ring and grabs his singapore cane. Dreamer hits Swagger in the stomach with it, but Swagger powers out and gives Dreamer a belly-to-belly suplex.
Swagger hits Dreamer over the back with the trash can and then props up him on the top turnbuckle that is exposed. Swagger looks to hit a superplex on Dreamer when Christian goes under Swagger. Christian powerbombs Swagger down as Dreamer comes down as well taking a suplerplex from Swagger right into the many trash cans below! Christian grabs a crutch , goes up top, Swagger catches him with a kick, Christian attempts a Killswitch, Swagger counters and drops Christian off the exposed turnbuckle. Swagger has Christian up with a Gutwrench Powerbomb when Dramer cracks Swagger across the ribs with the singapore cane. Swagger drops Christian and Dreamer plants Swagger with a big DDT. Dreamer covers Swagger and gets the pinfall!
Winner & NEW ECW Champion: Tommy Dreamer
After the match, Tommy Dreamer falls to his knees and celebrates his win. Dreamer is handed the ECW Championship and he holds it over his shoulder celebrating his win. We then see highlights of the end leading to the finish. Back live, Dreamer is in the crowd as the fans chant “ECW! ECW! ECW!” Dreamer goes into the crowd running up the steps celebrating some more!
– Backstage, we see Vickie Guerrero warming up and punching the hands of Chavo Guerrero. Chavo has a pig nose on and is trying to pump her up. She hits Chavo in the face and walks off.
– Michael Cole plugs The Bash PPV on Sunday, June 28.
– Jerry “The King” Lawler is near the Hog Pen. “I want to warn everybody…this match is going to stink…literally,” said Lawler. Lawler mentions that the individual who gets the winning pinfall in the Hog Pen will become the reigning Miss WrestleMania. He introduced Santina and Vickie to the match. Lawler asked Vickie how she got herself in this mess as the GM of Raw. Vickie announces she won’t be alone and her nephew Chavo will be joining her making it a Handicap match. Chavo complains that he is wearing nice clothes and hasn’t warmed up yet. Vickie yells at him to get inside since she is his boss.
“Miss WrestleMania” Hog Pen Match – Handicap Match
Vickie Guerrero & Chavo Guerrero vs. Santina Marella
Chavo reluctantly gets inside the Hog Pen taking his shoes off. Santina throws mud at Chavo. Chavo then attacks Santina hitting some big right hands to the back. Chavo attempts a powerbomb that is countered into a back body drop by Santina into the mud. Chavo takes some of the slop and throws it on the face of Santina. Santina then tosses Chavo into the part of the Hog Pen with the pigs inside. Chavo quickly jumps back in the other area and rolls up Santina for a two count. Vickie tags herself after Chavo worked over Santina. Santina grabs the slop bucket and Chavo interferes to stop Santina from putting it on Vickie. Chavo grabs the slop bucket, tosses it, Santina ducks and the slop goes all over Chavo. Santina grabs the bucket and dumps it over the head of Chavo. Santina punches the bucket, throws Vickie down and pins her to get the win.
Winner & NEW “Miss WrestleMania”: Santina Marella
After the match, Vickie Guerrero and Chavo Guerrero start brawling in the mud. We see Santina up top on the ramp wearing the “Miss WrestleMania” crown laughing and pointing at them.
– A promo for WWE SummerSlam on Sunday, August 23 airs.
– A video package airs highlighting the events between Randy Orton and Batista leading into tonight’s WWE Championship Steel Cage match.
– Backstage, we see a shot of a messy looking Vickie Guerrero and Chavo Guerrero. Vickie said she wants her crown back. Goldust and Hornswoggle walk up. Both laugh at Vickie and Goldust says she smells like, “Shit…shit…shitaki mushrooms!” They round the corner into her office and we see Edge on the couch. Vickie asks where he was just now. He said he was preparing for his dangerous Ladder match with Jeff Hardy tonight. Vickie tells him to leave. Edge said she is nothing without him. Vickie said she will not send any help for him tonight. Edge then suggests she find a good divorce lawyer and walks off.
WWE Championship – Steel Cage Match
Randy Orton (c) vs. Batista
They did ring introductions for the challenger Batista and champion Randy Orton.
The bell rings and Orton immediately starts climbing up the steel cage and nearly gets over the top when Batista catches up with him. Batista pulls him down, Orton pushes Batista away and Orton again gets to the top and even gets over this time. Batista grabs Orton and pulls him back down to the top rope. Batista slams Orton’s head into the side of the cage and Orton bounces off hitting the ring with force. Batista jumps down and hits some shoulder charges on Orton in the corner. Orton dodges one shoulder block from Batista by jumping up between the ropes and steel cage with Batista hitting the cage. Orton then again tries to climb out and Batista catches him up with him pulling him back down. Batista grabs Orton and hits a quick suplex. Cover by Batista and Orton kicks out after two. Orton catches Batista with a big boot to the face and calls for the door to be opened. Orton gets close and Batista cuts him off. Batista with a big right hand that sends Orton flying back. Batista with a body splash on Orton in two different corners. Batista gets Orton up on his shoulders, Orton drops down and Orton sends Batista into the side of the cage. Orton then hits his side backbreaker on Batista and calls for the door to be opened.
Orton starts crawling out and gets his hands on the ground when Batista grabs him and pulls him back inside. Batista then grabs Orton and sends him face first into the side of the cage in four different areas. Batista finishes this up with a big powerslam on Orton, cover and Orton kicks out after two. Orton fights back sending Batista face first into the second turnbuckle pad. Orton hits Batista with some hard rights and kicks in the corner. Orton teases that he was going to punt Batista, but holds off. Batista then explodes taking out Orton with a big spinebuster! Batista gets Orton ready for a Batista Bomb when Orton hits a back body drop on Batista sending Batista into the side of the cage. Orton then connects with a huge standing dropkick on Batista sending Batista into the cage once more. Orton then starts climbing up the cage, stops himself and turns to look at Batista. Batista is recovering on his knees and Orton attempts a punt to the head. Batista moves and Orton realizes he made a mistake and starts climbing up the cage again. Batista gets Orton on his shoulders and Orton counters off, attempts an RKO and Batista fights it off. Batista then kicks Orton in the gut, gets him up for the Batista Bomb and connects. Batista covers Orton and gets the clean win.
Winner & NEW WWE Champion: Batista
After the match, Batista celebrates with the WWE Championship and stands up on the ropes holding the title high near the top of the cage. We then see highlights of the end leading to the finish. Back live, Batista is exiting the cage and stands on the steel steps holding up the WWE Championship once more posing. Batista yells, “This is for you Ric!” Batista walks up the ramp and poses once more with the title as Michael Cole mentions he is now a 5-time World Champion. We then see a shot of an upset Randy Orton inside the cage.
– Backstage, we see a shot of John Cena heading to the arena.
– A video package runs highlighting the events between John Cena and Big Show leading to tonight’s Submission match.
John Cena vs. Big Show
The bell rings and the crowd starts a loud “CENA” chant. Big Show comes out jabbing as Cena gets in a few leg kicks. Big Show then quickly takes down Cena with a big clothesline. Big Show stands over Cena and Cena quickly goes under the body of Big Show. Cena attempts a quick STF, but Big Show quickly breaks it. Big Show gets to his feet smiling so no way. More kicks to the legs by Cena followed by shots to the body. Cena hits the ropes and gets caught with a big boot from Big Show. Big Show with some big right hand shots to the body on Cena. Big Show misses a body splash in the corner, but counters a running bulldog attempt by Cena sending Cena with force out of the ring. Cena gets back in the ring and Big Show tries tying his arms up in the ropes. Cena fights back with some right hands, hits the ropes, attempts a jumping shoulder block and Big Show won’t budge sending Cena back down to the mat. Big Show yells down at Cena saying he will break him and that Cena knows this. Big Show then applies a full nelson on Cena. Cena breaks out, catches Big Show with boots to the face, goes up top, jumps and lands on the back of Big Show applying a sleeper. Big Show drops to one knee as Cena continues to wrench back.
Big Show counters out flipping Cena forward. Big Show kicks Cena in the gut, lifts him up and drops Cena back face first onto the mat with both landing with a loud thud. Big Show then drops his body over the ribs of Cena against the ropes. Big Show slowly lifts up Cena hitting more body shots to the ribs. Big Show with a big suplex on Cena. Big Show then puts Cena between the top and middle rope and attempts to choke Cena. Cena breaks free, but Big Show immediately takes him down with a quick headbutt. Big Show then stands over the body of Cena and starts climbing up the turnbuckle. Big Show jumps off and Cena rolls out of the way. Cena attempts a scoop slam, but Cena can’t quite get Big Show up and falls back with Big Show’s body falling on Cena’s. Big Show applies a modified triangle choke on Cena. Cena fights out hitting Big Show with knees to the body. Big Show attempts a chokeslam on Cena, but Cena prevents himself from going up. Big Show then tosses Cena over the top rope to the outside. Big Show leaves the ring, picks Cena up and drives him into the side of the steel ring post. Big Show tosses Cena back in the ring and Cena is able to hit a quick DDT. Cena then attempts an STF submission, but Big Show kicks him off to the outside.
Cena returns to the ring and Big Show gets a bear hug applied. Cena breaks free and drops a leg over Big Show from the top. Cena then locks Big Show’s left leg up in the ropes to hold it up allowing him to apply an STF. Cena wrenches back and Big Show taps out.
Winner: John Cena
After the match, a tired John Cena gets to his feet and celebrates. We then see highlights of the match where Cena had attempted to lock the STF on many times leading to the finish. Back live, Cena heads up the ramp and salutes the crowd one last time.
– A video package runs highlighting the events between Edge and Jeff Hardy leading to tonight’s World Heavyweight Championship Ladder match.
WWE World Heavyweight Championship – Ladder Match
Edge (c) vs. Jeff Hardy
We get ring introductions for the challenger Jeff Hardy and champion Edge.
The bell rings and Jeff Hardy takes Edge from corner to corner and puts the boots to him. Hardy drops a leg over Edge. Edge comes back with a knee to the gut and elbow to the back on Hardy. Edge with a quick spear to Hardy in the corner. Hardy with a face front suplex. Hardy with a baseball slide to Edge on the outside. The action spills back inside the ring. Hardy sends Edge over the top rope and Edge falls over a ladder that was setup against the ring! Hardy pulls that ladder in and sets it up under the World Title. Hardy starts climbing up the ladder when Edge gets in, pulls Hardy down and sends him face first into the ladder. Edge sends Hardy into the side of the ladder pushing it over and crotching Hardy. Edge then grabs another ladder and brings it inside the ring. Edge puts puts the ladder up against the corner and grabs Hardy. Edge then irish whips Hardy into the corner into the ladder. Edge puts the ladder in a different corner and sends Hardy up against it. Edge backs up, runs, attempts a Spear and Hardy moves causing Edge to crash into the ladder. Hardy with a dropkick into the chest of Edge in the corner. Hardy picks up Edge and tosses him back first into the ladder in the corner.
Hardy attempts a baseball slide into the face, but Edge moves and Hardy crashes into the ladder. The ladder also falls over and hits Hardy in the head. Edge then pulls Hardy out, puts one of his legs inside a ladder and drops the ladder over Hardy’s leg. Edge puts Hardy inside the ladder, pulls his legs out and Edge gets a Sharpshooter applied. Hardy starts tapping out, but that will not finish the match due to the stipulation. The crowd in New Orleans is getting behind Hardy as Edge tosses Hardy out of the ring. Edge sets the ladder back up under the title and starts climbing up. Hardy then climbs up the top rope and dropkicks the ladder over with both Hardy and Edge crashing to the ring. Hardy then positions a ladder upside down near the ropes. Hardy lifts Edge up and drops him chest first over the middle of the ladder! Hardy then grabs another ladder that is much taller and sets it up near the corner. Edge is down below him. Hardy gets to the top and Edge starts crawling away to the corner. The ladder falls over and Hardy is only holding on to the cable holding the World Heavyweight Championship. Edge then runs up and pulls Hardy down by his legs. Hardy falls off the cable and hits the ladder on his jaw on the way down. Hardy is favoring his knee in pain.
Hardy fights back irish whipping Edge into the tall ladder. Hardy starts climbing up that ladder and jumps off connecting with a Whisper in the Wind. Hardy leaves the ring and grabs another ladder setting it up under the title. Hardy then runs at Edge and clotheslines himself over the top rope along with Edge. Edge with a big boot that levels Hardy on the outside. Edge then grabs a ladder and sets it up sitting over the ring apron and ring barricade. Edge grabs Hardy, attempts a suplex, but Hardy counters out. Hardy grabs a ladder and throws it at Edge. Edge then sends Hardy with force into the steel steps sending them over. Edge picks up the top part of the steel steps and walks towards Hardy, but Hardy hits him and Edge drops the steel steps. Hardy jumps off the steel steps and drops Edge’s jaw off the ring barricade. Hardy then puts Edge on top of the ladder sitting across the ring apron and ring barricade. Hardy sets a ladder up next to Edge, climbs up top, but Edge rolls off his ladder and climbs up the other side of the ladder that Hardy is on. Both are at the top and the ladder tips over sending both crashing into the ladder over the ring apron and ring barricade! Both Edge and Hardy are down as we take another look at the impact of the two going through the ladder.
Both crawl back inside the ring. Edge and Hardy exchange right hands and kicks. Hardy kicks Edge who gets sent into the referee. Hardy climbs up the ladder under the title. Edge climbs the ladder near that one. Hardy reaches up, turns, Edge jumps off his ladder and Hardy counters a Spear attempt into a Twist of Fate in mid air off the two ladders! Hardy is up first and starts climbing again. Edge starts climbing up the other side. Hardy has his hands on the title when Edge hits him with a right that sends Hardy down. Edge now has his hands on the title. Hardy starts pulling the leg of Edge. Hardy pulls Edge’s legs through the ladder and Edge is caught in the ladder. Hardy climbs up the ladder and pulls the World Heavyweight Championship down.
Winner & NEW WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Jeff Hardy
After the match, we see highlights of the match leading to the finish. Back live, Hardy is celebrating his title win as Jim Ross gets in to speak with him. CM Punk’s music hits and he is cashing in the “Money in the Bank” briefcase right now!
WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match
Jeff Hardy (c) vs. CM Punk
The bell rings and here we go. Punk gets Hardy up and hits the GTS on Hardy! Punk covers Hardy…1…2…Hardy kicks out and Punk can’t believe it. Punk picks up Hardy again and Hardy gets an inside cradle on Punk for a close two count. Punk kicks Hardy in the head and hits another GTS! Punk hooks the leg…1…2…3.
Winner & NEW WWE World Heavyweight Champion: CM Punk
After the match, Punk is handed the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and celebrates in the ring. Jim Ross and Todd Grisham talk about how Punk spoiled Jeff Hardy’s party tonight. We then see highlights of the Ladder match and Punk walking out to cash in his “Money in the Bank” briefcase. Back live, Punk is up on the corner holding up the WWE World Heavyweight Championship as the PPV goes off the air.