Sheamus vs. John Morrison
Sheamus with a big slap to the face early on. John Morrison responds with some big right hands. Sheamus pushes Morrison off of him, but Morrison is able to catch Sheamus with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors. Morrison then leaps over the top rope taking out Sheamus on the outside. Sheamus fights back sending Morrison into the padded ring barricade. Morrison is back up and Sheamus drops him with a big sledgehammer first to the skull. Sheamus tosses Morrison back in and drops some big knees to the body. Sheamus with a clothesline and cover. Morrison kicks out after two. Sheamus with a headlock keeping Morrison grounded. Sheamus with an inverted DDT over his knee on Morrison and goes for another cover getting a two count. Sheamus works on the left arm of Morrison. Morrison with right hands trying to fight free. He does, hits the ropes and Sheamus catches him with a knee to the gut. Sheamus with a ton of big forearms to the chest of Morrison and another cover for a two count. Sheamus puts Morrison up on the top turnbuckle and hits some big forearms to the back that echo in the arena. Morrison with some big right hands that send Sheamus back into the ring. Morrison with a cross body, but Sheamus rolls through and plants Morrison with a big bodyslam.
Cover by Sheamus and another two count as Morrison rolls away. Sheamus misses his big boot and Morrison catches him with a big kick to the back of the head. Both men are down as the referee starts the count. Morrison with big clotheslines on Sheamus followed by a spinning heel kick. Sheamus fights back with his Irish Cruse backbreaker, covers and Morrison kicks out again after two. Sheamus lifts Morrison up, but Morrison counters and catapults Sheamus into the steel ring post. Morrison with a side russian leg sweep, hook of the leg and Sheamus gets a shoulder up after two. Morrison with big right hands to Morrison. Morrison leaps over Sheamus holding on to the corner, but Sheamus pulls up his knee and Morrison falls backwards. Sheamus pulls Morrison over his shoulder using his leg driving him down face first on the mat. Cover and Morrison kicks out. Sheamus argues with the referee. Sheamus with a half boston crab on Morrison. Morrison reaches out and gets to the bottom rope. Morrison with a rollup for two. Sheamus with a chop block on Morrison who grabs his knee in pain. Sheamus starts slapping Morrison. Morrison, one on leg, kicks Sheamus into the corner. As Morrison goes up for Starship Pain, Sheamus gives him a forearm to the spine stopping it.
Sheamus has Morrison up for the High Cross. Morrison jumps off, Sheamus with his big boot and he gets tied up in the ropes. Morrison with a big knee strike to the head of Sheamus as he springboards off the corner. Morrison with a big flying knee to the head on Sheamus. Morrison covers Sheamus and gets the pin.
Winner: John Morrison
After the match, we see a replay leading to the finish. Back live, Morrison is celebrating his win. Cole calls Morrison a future player in WWE. King said Morrison stood up for everyone who has been bullied.
Backstage, John Cena is pacing in his locker room. R-Truth walks up saying not to look at him like that. Cena said this whole thing is none of his business. Truth said he might have a solution for what is going on. He said since Nexus is banned from ringside, he isn’t and with the only way to win by pinfall or submission, something could “accidentally” happen to Randy Orton. Truth said Cena could keep his job. Cena said he would be a joke if that happened. He said he is calling it down the middle tonight. Truth said he will believe when he sees it.
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