WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Rey Mysterio (c) vs. Jack Swagger
We get ring introductions for the challenger Jack Swagger and champion Rey Mysterio.
Rey Mysterio limped to the ring during his entrance. The bell rings and the two circle each other. Swagger shoots in for a takedown and Mysterio backs off to the corner. Swagger with a lock up and then launches Mysterio into the corner. Swagger shoves Mysterio and Mysterio pushes back. Swagger is going for an ankle lock early and Mysterio kicks him in the head to break it up. Mysterio drop toe holds Swagger into the ropes. Mysterio hits the ropes, Swagger charges, Mysterio with a springboard back flip into Swagger, Swagger catches him and sends Mysterio upside down into the tree of woe in the corner. Swagger charges and ends up hitting head first into the corner. Mysterio jumps from the top turnbuckle onto Swagger on the outside. Mysterio is back up on the top turnbuckle, Swagger jumps up and hits a big overhead belly-to-belly suplex (Swagger almost tripped on his way up the corner and during the execution of the move). Swagger applies a knee bar on Mysterio’s left leg. Mysterio with kicks to the face of Swagger to break it up. Swagger tries to catch Mysterio in the air, but Swagger botches the execution and drives Mysterio down near the corner. Swagger then tosses Mysterio away to the other corner and misses a body splash. Mysterio with a seated senton and favors his ankle when he lands.
Mysterio with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors sending Swagger to the corner. Mysterio with a quick snap moonsault on Swagger for a close two count. Swagger with a huge back suplex countering a jumping attack by Mysterio. Swagger catches Mysterio and hits a gutwrench powerbomb. Swagger hooks the leg and Mysterio gets his foot on the bottom rope to break up the pinfall. Mysterio kicks Swagger away in the corner. Mysterio climbs up to the shoulders of Swagger and sends Swagger face first into the corner. Swagger climbs up the top turnbuckle and gets Mysterio on his shoulder. In mid-air, Mysterio counters a body slam attempt into a huge DDT! Mysterio covers Swagger and gets a very close two count. Mysterio dumps swagger into the ropes and connects with a 619. Mysterio springboards up for a seated senton, but Swagger catches Mysterio and counters into an ankle lock. Mysterio grabs the ropes to break it. Swagger then hits his corner body splash two times. Swagger goes to apply the ankle lock again and pulls off the boot of Mysterio. Mysterio rolls through dumping Swagger into the ropes. Swagger is back up, Mysterio hits a huricanrana into a pinfall to get the win!
Winner & STILL WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Rey Mysterio
After the match, we see a replay of the finish. Jack Swagger then applies an ankle lock on Rey Mysterio. Mysterio screams out in pain. Kane runs down and goes after Swagger. Kane brawls with Swagger up the ramp to the back. Mysterio goes to celebrate his win, but Kane’s pyro goes off. Mysterio can’t believe it. Kane hands the briefcase to the referee and we call for the bell.
* Kane cashes in the “Money in the Bank” briefcase next against Rey Mysterio for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.