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World Wrestling Entertainment 2010

2010

Royal Rumble 2010

2010-01-31, Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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  1. ECW championship:
    Christian (ch) def. Ezekiel Jackson [w/William Regal]
    Christian pins Jackson after the killswitch
  2. US championship:
    The Miz (ch) def. M.V.P.
    Miz pins M.V.P. with a small package after dragging M.V.P. back into the ring.
  3. WWE championship:
    Sheamus (ch) def. Randy Orton (dq)
    Sheamus wins by disqualification after Cody Rhodes came in, hitting Sheamus outside the ring.
  4. Women's championship:
    Mickey James def. Michelle McCool
    Mickey wins on a pinfall after only a few seconds in the ring.
  5. World heavyweight championship:
    Undertaker (ch) def. Rey Mysterio
    Pinfall after Undertaker catches Mysterio in mid-air after him having delivered two consecutive 619s.
  6. The Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 2 3Evan BourneCM Punk (3)
    2 1 3Dolph ZigglerCM Punk (3)
    3 4 4JTDCM Punk (3)
    4 5 6The Great KaliBeth Phoenix (5)
    5 6 7Beth PhoenixCM Punk (3)
    6 7 7Zack RyderCM Punk (3)
    7 3 9CM PunkTriple H (8)
    81616The MizM.V.P. (14)
    91416M.V.P.M.V.P. (14)
    101717Matt HardyKane (12)
    111217KaneTriple H (8)
    121518CarlitoShawn Michaels (18)
    131318Cody RhodesShawn Michaels (18)
    141018Ted DiBiaseShawn Michaels (18)
    151118John MorrisonShawn Michaels (18)
    16 918Drew McIntyreShawn Michaels (18) & Triple H (8)
    17 819Triple HShawn Michaels (18)
    182019Shelton BenjaminJohn Cena (19)
    192121Yoshi TatsuJohn Cena (19)
    202424Chris MastersThe Big Show (22)
    212325Mark HenryR-Truth (25)
    222225The Big ShowR-Truth (25)
    232627Jack SwaggerKofi Kingston (27)
    242527R-TruthKofi Kingston (27)
    252728Kofi KingstonJohn Cena (19)
    262829Chris JerichoEdge (29)
    271830Shawn MichaelsBatista (30)
    283030BatistaJohn Cena (19)
    291930John CenaEdge (29)
    29Edge

    Winner: Edge (29).
    Edge wins a guaranteed title shot at WrestleMania XXVI.

Elimination Chamber 2010

2010-02-21, Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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  1. WWE championship, Elimination Chamber Match:
    John Cena def. Ted DiBiase, Randy Orton, Triple H, Kofi Kingston, Sheamus (ch).
    Sheamus and Kingston starts out. Triple H enters as number three, Randy Orton as number four, Ted DiBiase as number five and John Cena last, without anyone being eliminated. Ted DiBiase eliminated Randy Orton after receiving a steel bar from the outside from Cody Rhodes. Kofi Kingston then pinned Ted DiBiase, after which Sheamus pinned Kingston. Triple H pinned the champion Sheamus, leaving Cena and Triple H to fight for the title. John Cena defeated Triple H on submission.
  2. WWE championship:
    Batista def. John Cena (ch)
    Vince McMahon came out immediately following the Elimination Chamber telling Cena he had to defend his title against Batista, a match Batista easily won.
  3. Intercontinental championship:
    Drew McIntyre (ch) def. Kane
  4. Michelle McCool & Layla (SmackDown) def. Maryse & Gail Kim (Raw)
    The match started out as a Diva's championship tournament finals between Maryse and Gail Kim, but was changed into a tag-team match by Vickie Guerrero. Maryse left Gail Kim on her own, attacking her after the match.
  5. US championship:
    The Miz (ch) [w/ Big Show] def. M.V.P. [w/ Mark Henry]
  6. World heavyweight championship, Elimination Chamber Match:
    Chris Jericho def. Rey Mysterio, John Morrison, Undertaker (ch), R-Truth. CM Punk and R-Truth start out. CM Punk pinned R-Truth before the first pod opened. Rey Mysterio entered first, and pins CM Punk. Chris Jericho enters second, and has Rey Mysterio in a sleeper hold when John Morrison enters and breaks the hold, and later pins Ray. Jericho again has a sleeper hold, this time on Morrison, as Undertaker enters. Undertaker pins Morrison, and when Undertaker is about to finish off Jericho, Shawn Michaels enters from under the ring and lands his Sweet Chin Music on Undertaker, knocking him out and allowing Jericho to win the match, and the title.

WrestleMania XXVI

2010-03-28, University of Phoenix Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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  1. Unified tag team championship:
    ShoMiz [The Big Show & The Miz (US champion)] (ch) def. R-Truth & John Morrison
    Big Show pins Morrison after a knock-out punch.
  2. Triple Threat Match:
    Randy Orton def. Ted DiBiase, Cody Rhodes
    Randy Orton pins Ted DiBiase after applying the RKO to both his opponents.
  3. Money in the Bank, Ladder Match:
    Jack Swagger def. Kofi Kingston, M.V.P., Evan Bourne, Shelton Benjamin, Matt Hardy, Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre (intercontinental champion), Kane, Christian
    Jack Swagger won a contract that at any time in the following year could be cashed in for a title match of his choice.
  4. Triple H def. Sheamus
    Pinfall after the pedigree.
  5. Rey Mysterio def. CM Punk [w/Serena & Luke Gallows]
    Stipulation: If Rey loses, he joins CM's Straight Edge Society. Rey wins by pinfall after the 619.
  6. No Holds Barred:
    Bret "Hit Man" Hart def, Mr. McMahon (subm)
    Mr. McMahon came out, bringing the Hart family with him as lumberjacks, and Bruce Hart as guest referee, but Bret announced he knew about it and that the Hart family are behind him. After beating Mr. McMahon repeatedly with a chair, Bret applies his trademark sharpshooter to win.
  7. World heavyweight championship:
    Chris Jericho (ch) def. Edge
    Pinfall after the codebreaker.
  8. Ten-diva diva tagteam match:
    Michelle McCool (Women's champion) & Layla & Maryse (Divas champion) & Alicia Fox & Vickie Guerrero def. Eve Torres & Mickie James & Kelly Kelly & Gail Kim & Beth Phoenix
    Vickie pins Kelly after a frog splash.
  9. WWE championship:
    John Cena def. Batista (ch) (subm)
    Batista taps out when Cena applies the STF for the second time, after reversing the Batista bomb.
  10. Streak vs career, no count-out, no disqualification:
    Undertaker def. Shawn Michaels
    Stipulation: If Shawn Michael loses, his wrestling career is over. The Undertaker wins by pinfall after delivering two tombstone piledrivers on Michaels, who desperately fought back after the first one. Undertaker keeps his undefeated streak at WrestleMania, with 18 straight wins.

Extreme Rules

2010-04-25, 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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  1. Gauntlet tag team match:
    Hart Dynasty def. ShoMiz (unified tag team champions)
    The first scheduled match was the street fight between Triple H and Sheamus, but it never got started when they started brawling backstage. Instead ShoMiz came out to brag. SmackDown general manager Teddy Long came out to give them some opponents for a gauntlet match, where the first team to beat ShoMiz would get a title shot at Raw the following night.
    1. ShoMiz def. R-Truth & John Morrison (DQ)
      John Morrison got disqualified after not letting go off Big Show when he held on to the ring ropes.
    2. ShoMiz def. M.V.P & Mark Henry
      The Miz pinned M.V.P. after Big Show gave M.V.P. a big right hand.
    3. Hart Dynasty [w/Natalya & Bret "Hit Man" Hart] def. ShoMiz
      Quick pinfall by David Hart Smith after the Hart attack. Hart Dynasty earned the title shot.
  2. Lucha de Apuesta match:
    CM Punk [w/Serena & Mark Gallows] def. Rey Mysterio
    Stipulation: If CM Punk loses, he gets his head shaved. CM Punk won on pinfall after an unidentified person hiding under the ring attacked Rey Mysterio.
  3. Strap match:
    JTG def. Shad Gaspard
    JTG taps the fourth corners after a DDT.
  4. World heavyweight championship, Extreme rules match:
    Jack Swagger (ch) def. Randy Orton
    A no count-out, no disqualification match. Orton was pinned when Swagger got him in a gutwrench powerbomb, after having rammed him into a steel chair. After the match, Orton delivered an RKO on Swagger.
  5. Street Fight:
    Sheamus def. Triple H
    Sheamus came out and wanted to be named the winner since Triple H could not compete after the previous attack. Nevertheless, Triple H came out to the ring. Sheamus got the pinfall after delivering several big boots.
  6. WWE Women's championship, Extreme make-over match:
    Beth Phoenix def. Michelle McCool (ch) [w/Vickie Guerrero & Layla]
    Pinfall after a front slam.
  7. Steel cage match:
    Edge def. Chris Jericho
    Win by pinfall, submission or escaping the ring. Jericho was on the steel steps outside the ring while Edge was down about halfway through the match, and could easily have won, but went back in to continue the match. Edge pinned Jericho after the spear.
  8. WWE championship, Last man standing match:
    John Cena (ch) def. Batista
    Only way to win on knock-out. Cena won when Batista couldn't answer the ten count after having his feet duct taped together around the ring post. Both competitors had got counts to nine on their opponents.

WWE Over The Limit

2010-05-23, Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA

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  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Kofi Kingston def. Drew McIntyre (ch)
    Kingston pinned McIntyre after reversing a DDT into his SOS move, to win the title. Drew protested to general manager Teddy Long, but to no avail.
  2. R-Truth def. Ted DiBiase [w/Virgil]
    Pinfall after a corkscrew punch.
  3. Rey Mysterio def. CM Punk
    Stipulation: If CM Punk wins, Mysterio joins Punk's Straight Edge Society. If Mysterio wins, Punk gets his hair shaved. Rey Mysterio hits a 619 but misses the pin. Punk tries to pin him, but Rey counters and pins Punk. After the match, the entire S.E.S, including the mystery member, comes out to attack Mysterio, but are stopped by Kane.
  4. Unified tagteam championship:
    Hart Dynasty [w/Natalya] (ch) def. The Miz & Chris Jericho
    After several near falls from both teams, Tyson finally manages to pin The Miz to retain the titles.
  5. Edge vs. Randy Orton (2xCO)
    Match went to a double count-out when Orton suffered an injured right arm.
  6. World heavyweight championship:
    Jack Swagger (ch) def. Big Show (DQ)
    Big Show had Swagger set up for a choke-slam, but Swagger managed to escape the ring, grab his championship belt and hitting Show in the face with it several times, getting himself disqualified. He continued, hitting Show with a chair several times, but Show got up, returning the favor by chokeslamming Swagger onto the chair.
  7. Divas championship:
    Eve (ch) def. Maryse
    Pinfall to retain the title.
  8. WWE championship, "I Quit" match:
    John Cena (ch) def. Batista
    Stipulation: This would be the last match between the two for the WWE championship. The match featured a lot of devastating moves from both sides involving chairs, announce tables, and feuding among the audience, including Batista being dropped from a ramp. Batista finally said "I Quit" when being faced with getting an "Attitude Adjustment" on top of a prop car. Cena won the match, but slammed him anyway, breaking through the floor. Upon returning to the dressing room, Cena was attacked by Sheamus.

Fatal 4-Way

2010-06-20, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA

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  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Kofi Kingston (ch) def. Drew McIntyre
    Drew had Kofi in a pin position, but the referee was knocked out. Drew dragged SmackDown General Manager Teddy Long into the ring, forcing him to officiate, but he refused to count the pin beyond two. When Drew again tried to force him, Matt Hardy came in, knocking out Drew and allowing Kofi to get a pinfall.
  2. Fatal four-way match, Divas championship:
    Alicia Fox def. Maryse, Gail Kim, Eve Torres (ch)
    Alicia pins Maryse after a Eve had put her out with a summersault from the top rope.
  3. Evan Bourne def. Chris Jericho
    Pinfall after the Air Bourne.
  4. Fatal four-way match, World heavyweight championship:
    Rey Mysterio def. Big Show, CM Punk, Jack Swagger (ch)
    Halfway through the match, Kane came in, trying to put CM Punk into a casket. Rey Mysterio used the confusion to his advantage to pin Swagger after applying the 619.
  5. US championship:
    The Miz (ch) def. R-Truth
    Pinfall after The Miz counters an attempt by R-Truth to pin him.
  6. Six-Man mixed tag team match:
    Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith, Tyson Kidd & Natalya) (tagteam champions) def. Jimmy Uso & Jey Uso & Tamina
    Natalya pinned Tamina after Tamina missed a Superfly splash from the top rope.
  7. Fatal four-way match, WWE championship:
    Sheamus def. Randy Orton, Edge, John Cena (ch)
    At a point where Cena was more or less the only one standing, the first-season NXT rookies (the Nexus) came in, trying to disrupt the match. Sheamus ceased the opportunity to quickly pin Cena, and then ran off, leaving Cena in the ring, to be attacked by the Nexus. When Sheamus showed up at the ring entrance with the belt, the Nexus ran off to catch him, leaving Cena, Edge and Orton beaten in and around the ring.

Money In The Bank

2010-07-18, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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  1. SmackDown Money in the Bank, Ladder match:
    Kane def. Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, Christian, "Dashing" Cody Rhodes, Matt Hardy, Drew McIntyre, Big Show
    Big Show brought a specially re-enforced ladder, capable of holding almost all the competitors at once, into the ring. After he failed the first attempt of climbing it, he was forced outside the ring and buried under a pile of regular ladders meanwhile the other competitors used the Giant's ladder to get to the case. Ultimately, Kane managed to unhook the case to win the match and get a contract for a title match.
  2. Diva's championship
    Alicia Fox (ch) def. Eve Torres
    Pinfall after a kick to the back of the head.
  3. Unified tag team championship:
    Hart Dynasty [w/Natalya] (ch) def. Jay & Jimmy Uso [w/Tamina] (subm)
    Jimmy submitted to David Hart Smith's sharpshooter after Natalya had taken out Tamina with a bodyslam outside the ring and Tyson Kidd had made sure Jay could not interfere with a dropkick through the ring ropes.
  4. World heavyweight championship:
    Rey Mysterio (ch) def. Jack Swagger
    Swagger went for Rey's ankle, which he had injured a few days earlier. Rey got a pinfall on Swagger after managing to reverse Swagger's ankle lock. After the match, Swagger re-applied the ankle lock, but Kane came to Mysterio's rescue, just to come back out again to cash in his Money in the Bank contract.
  5. World heavyweight championship:
    Kane def. Rey Mysterio (ch)
    Kane immediately continued the assault on Rey's ankle and quickly won the match by pinfall after a tombstone piledriver.
  6. Women's championship:
    Layla [w/Michelle McCool] (ch) def. Kelly Kelly [w/Tiffany]
    Laycool gets a pinfall after reversing a sunset flip.
  7. Raw Money in the Bank Ladder Match:
    The Miz (US champion) def. Randy Orton, Mark Henry, Ted DiBiase [w/Maryse], John Morrison, Chris Jericho, Evan Bourne, Edge
    At a point in the match when all the competitors were outside the ring, Maryse tried to climb the ladder herself, but was stopped when Morrison "helped" her down. Bourne was at the top, almost unlocking the briefcase when he was stopped by Jericho. After some back and forth, The Miz managed to take the opportunity to climb up and unhook it, to get the contract.
  8. Steel cage match, WWE championship:
    Sheamus (ch) def. John Cena
    Sheamus tried to climb out the cage several times, but was denied by Cena. After several two-counts in the ring, the Nexus entered the arena, with a wire-cutter, which was confiscated by the referee. They then tried to get the key, but the referee throw it out. Cena had the STF on Cena, with Sheamus tapping, but the referee was knocked out, after which the Nexus tried to climb into the ring, at which time Sheamus quickly climbed out the other side, winning the match and retaining the title. After the match, a frustrated Cena attacked the remaining Nexus members.

Summerslam 2010

2010-08-15, Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

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  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Dolph Ziggler (ch) [w/Vickie Guerrero] vs. Kofi Kingston
    Ziggler had Kingston in a sleeper hold when the Nexus entered the ring, attacking Kingston.
  2. Diva's championship:
    Melina def. Alicia Fox (ch)
    Pinfall after a face slam. Women's champion Layla and Michelle McCool came out attacking Melina during her victory interview.
  3. 3-on-1 handicap match:
    Big Show def. Straight Edge Society (CM Punk, Luke Gallows & Joseph Mercury) [w/Serena]
    Big Show chokeslammed Gallows on top of Mercury and pinned both for the victory.
  4. WWE championship:
    Randy Orton def. Sheamus (ch) (dq)
    Sheamus countered two RKO's, but only got two-counts. He was disqualified when brining a chair into the ring and throwing the referee out of the ring. Orton escaped Sheamus' attack with the chair, instead RKO'ing him on the commentators' table.
  5. World heavyweight championship:
    Kane (ch) def. Rey Mysterio
    Kane brought a casket to the ring, and managed to put Mysterio in it after countering a 619. Mysterio quickly got out, however, almost pinning Kane after a successful 619. Kane countered and pinned Mysterio after applying a chokeslam. He then went on to put Mysterio into the casket, but failed. After applying the tombstone on Mysterio, he once again went for the casket, finding the Undertaker inside. Undertaker tried to chokeslam Kane, but instead got himself caught by a tombstone.
  6. 7-on-7 elimination match:
    Team WWE (John Cena, Edge, R-Truth, Chris Jericho, John Morrison, Bret "Hit Man" Hart, Daniel Bryan) def. The Nexus (Wade Barrett, Michael Tarver, Justin Gabriel, David Otunga, Skip Sheffield, Dick Slater, Darren Young)
    1. Darren Young (by Daniel Bryan) (subm)
    2. Michael Tarver (by John Morrison)
    3. John Morrison (by Skip Sheffield)
    4. R-Truth (by Skip Sheffield)
    5. Bret Hart (disqualified for using a chair)
    6. Skip Sheffield (by Edge)
    7. Daniel Otunga (by Chris Jericho) (subm)
    8. Chris Jericho (by Dick Slater)
    9. Edge (by Dick Slater)
    10. Dick Slater (by David Bryan) (subm)
    11. David Bryan (by Wade Barrett)
    12. Justin Gabriel (by John Cena)
    13. Wade Barrett (by John Cena) (subm)
    Chris Jericho got eliminated after he had a run-in with John Cena, which Edge continued, getting himself eliminated. Edge and Jericho attacked Cena before leaving the match. After David Bryan eliminated Dick Slater, The Miz, who had declared himself part of the team, but was replaced by Bryan by Cena, came out and knocked Bryan out. Bryan was eliminated, leaving Cena with Gabriel and Barrett.

Night of Champions 2010

2010-09-19, Alistate Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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  1. Intercontinental championship:
    Dolph Ziggler (ch) [w/Vickie Guerrero] def. Kofi Kingston
    Stipulation: Championship changes hands also on disqualification and count-out. Kingston missed a Trouble in paradise from behind when Ziggler was busy stopping Vickie from interfering and possibly causing him to be disqualified. Ziggler then applied the zigzag drop and pinned Kingston to retain the title.
  2. Big Show def. CM Punk
    Pinfall after a connecting with a right fist.
  3. US championship:
    Daniel Bryan def. The Miz (ch) (subm)
    After several near-falls, Bryan got Miz to submit to his LeBell lock.
  4. Women's and Diva's championship unification match, lumberjill match:
    Michelle McCool (Women's champion) def. Melina (Diva's champion)
    Michelle pins Melina after Michelle's partner Layla interferes.
  5. No holds barred, World heavyweight championship:
    Kane (ch) def. Undertaker
    Kane pins the Undertaker after reversing Undertaker's tombstone piledriver into one of his own.
  6. Tagteam championship, tagteam turmoil match:
    Drew McIntyre & "Dashing" Cody Rhodes def. Evan Bourne & Mark Henry, The Usos, Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov, Hart Dynasty (ch)
    Matches in order:
    1. The Usos [w/Tamina] def. Hart Dynasty (ch) [w/Natalya]
    2. The Usos def. Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
    3. Evan Bourne & Mark Henry def. The Usos
    4. Drew McIntyre & "Dashing" Cody Rhodes def. Evan Bourne & Mark Henry
  7. WWE championship, six-pack challenge: Randy Orton def. Sheamus (ch), Wade Barrett, John Cena, Edge, Chris Jericho
    Eliminations in order:
    1. Chris Jericho (by Randy Orton)
    2. Edge (by John Cena)
    3. John Cena (by Wade Barrett)
    4. Wade Barrett (by Randy Orton)
    5. Sheamus (by Randy Orton)

    Chris Jericho was eliminated early after an RKO from Randy Orton. After Cena eliminated Edge, the Nexus arrived, helping Barrett eliminate Cena. Barrett was trying to eliminate Orton when Cena came back attacking Nexus members with a steel chair, giving Orton the opportunity to put Barrett through an RKO, eliminating him. Sheamus re-appeared, getting a two-count, but then fell foul of another RKO, giving the title to Randy Orton.

Hell in a Cell 2010

2010-10-03, American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

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  1. US championship, Submissions count anywhere:
    Daniel Bryan (ch) def. The Miz, John Morrison (subm)
    Action was all over the arena, as there was no count-out, using all sorts of objects, as there was no disqualifications. The Miz submitted to Bryan's LeBell lock on the railing by the entrance, after having taken out Miz's NXT season 2 protégé Alex Riley.
  2. WWE championship, Hell in a Cell match:
    Randy Orton (ch) def. Sheamus
    A long time it looked like the match was going like Sheamus had planned it, but Orton countered, getting several two-counts. One of them after Sheamus had introduced a steel step into the ring, but got himself bodyslammed onto it. The match swayed back and forth for a while, until Orton RKO'd Sheamus on the steel step, getting a pinfall.
  3. Edge def. Jack Swagger
    Alberto Del Rio appeared with his personal ring announcer Ricardo Rodriguez, proclaiming how good he was. Edge interrupted, calling him stupid. Jack Swagger came in, attacking Edge, whereupon the Raw GM set up a match between Swagger and Edge. Edge reversed Swagger's ankle lock, delivering a spear for a pinfall victory.
  4. John Cena def. Wade Barrett
    Stipulation: If Barrett wins, Cena joins Nexus. If Cena wins, Nexus disbands. If the Nexus interfered, Cena would win the match by default. The Nexus still arrived to the ring, careful not to touch Cena, to Barrett's disapproval. When they positioned themselves for an attack, the entire locker room came down attacking Nexus, leaving Cena to look on from inside the ring. Cena had Barrett in a submission move, when Husky Harris and Michael McGillicutty from NXT season two came to the ring, dressed as fans, distracting the referee and knocking Cena out, allowing Barrett to get a three-count.
  5. Unified Diva's championship:
    Natalya def. Michelle McCool (ch) [w/"co-champion" Layla] (dq)
    Natalya wins by disqualification when Layla throws a show into the ring, when Natalya had Michelle locked in a sharpshooter.
  6. World heavyweight championship, Hell in a Cell match:
    Kane (ch) def. Undertaker [w/Paul Bearer]
    The action started already outside the ring, before entering the cage. A very physical match utilizing all the elements available ensued. Kane at one point knocked the referee, but the match continued a there were no disqualifications. Paul Bearer made it into the cage as a new referee was introduced. Undertaker took advantage on Kane being pre-occupied with Bearer, chokeslamming Kane and setting him up for the tombstone, when Bearer blinded him with the urn, which he handed to Kane, for him to hit the Undertaker with. He then got a pinfall after a chokeslam.

Bragging Rights

2010-10-24, Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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  1. Champion vs. champion match:
    Daniel Bryan (US champion, Raw) def. Dolph Ziggler (intercontinental champion, SmackDown) (subm) [w/Vickie Guerrero]
    Ziggler submitted to Bryan's LeBell lock, after a highly technical match sporting several near-falls.
  2. Unified tag team championship:
    Nexus (David Otunga & John Cena) def. "Dashing" Cody Rhodes & Drew McIntyre (ch)
    The champions came out with an open challenge, which was filled by "Nexus" leader Wade Barrett. Rhodes submitted to Cena's STF after Cena made the match, refusing to tag in his partner. After the match, Cena bodyslammed a celebrating Otunga, and then left the ring carrying both championship belts.
  3. Ted DiBiase [w/Maryse] def. Goldust [w/Aksana]
    DiBiase pins Goldust after Maryse distracts him by throwing Aksana into the ring. Maryse tries to get the Million Dollar belt that Goldust had stolen back, but is interrupted by Aksana, who distracts DiBiase, allowing him to keep the belt.
  4. Diva's Championship:
    Layla (ch) [w/"co-champion" Michelle McCool] def. Natalya
    Layla tried to leave the ring with the belts, but Natalya dragged her back into the ring, only to be kicked by Michelle McCool, so that Layla could pin her for the title.
  5. World heavyweight championship, Buried alive match:
    Kane (ch) def. Undertaker
    Undertaker reversed Kane's attempt of throwing him into the grave by applying the Hell's Gate, and then throwing Kane in. Paul Bearer tried to stop the Undertaker, but Undertaker was about to chokeslam him when the Nexus came out attacking him. Kane re-emerged from the grave, and hit Undertaker with the urn. The Nexus then buried the Undertaker, but were chased off by Kane, who instead brought in an excavator to bury Undertaker.
  6. 7-on-7 bragging rights elimination match:
    Team SmackDown (Big Show (captain), Rey Mysterio, Jack Swagger, Tyler Reks, Kofi Kingston, Alberto Del Rio, Edge) [w/Hornswoggle] def. Team Raw (The Miz (captain), CM Punk, John Morrison, Ezekiel Jackson, Santino Marella, R-Truth, Sheamus)
    Eliminations:
    1. Santino Marella (by Reks)
    2. Kofi Kingston (by Sheamus)
    3. Rey Mysterio (injury)
    4. Jack Swagger (by Morrison)
    5. Tyler Reks (by Sheamus)
    6. Big Show & Sheamus (count-out)
    7. R-Truth (by Edge)
    8. John Morrison (by Edge)
    9. Alberto Del Rio (by CM Punk)
    10. CM Punk (by Rey Mysterio)
    11. Ezekiel Jackson (by Rey Mysterio)
    12. The Miz (by Edge)
    Survivors: Edge & Rey Mysterio
    Rey Mysterio left the match due to injury, but was not officially eliminated. He returned to the ring as Alberto Del Rio left the ring after being pinned, attacking him on the way. Edge pinned The Miz after a spear, to win the Bragging Rights trophy for SmackDown.
  7. WWE championship:
    Wade Barrett [w/John Cena] def. Randy Orton (ch) (dq)
    Barrett had told Cena beforehand that if he did not win the match, he would fire Cena, but despite that Cena repeatedly did avoid interfering in the match. When the rest of the Nexus came in, attacking Orton as the referee was out, he came in, attacking them, arguing that he helped Barrett not getting disqualified. As Orton had Barrett up for a pin, Cena came in, bodyslamming Barrett, making him win on disqualification.

Survivor Series 2010

2010-11-21, American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA

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  1. US championship:
    Daniel Bryan (ch) def. Ted DiBiase [w/Maryse]
    Bryan had problems with his right shoulder after missing a dive from the ropes outside the ring, but still managed to apply the LeBell lock on DiBiase, after countering a small package roll-up. After the match, Bryan was attacked by The Miz.
  2. John Morrison def. Sheamus
    Pinfall after a kick to the face.
  3. Intercontinental championship:
    Dolph Ziggler (ch) [w/Vickie Guerrero] def. Kaval
    Ziggler pins Kaval by a small package roll-up.
  4. 5-on-5 elimination match:
    Team Rey Mysterio (Big Show, Chris Masters, Kofi Kingston, MVP, Rey Mysterio) def. Team Alberto Del Rio ("Dashing" Cody Rhodes, Jack Swagger, Drew McIntyre, Tyler Reks, Alberto Del Rio)
    Order of elimination:
    1. MVP (pinned by Drew McIntyre)
    2. Chris Masters (submission by Alberto Del Rio)
    3. Alberto Del Rio (injured by Big Show)
    4. "Dashing" Cody Rhodes (pinned by Big Show)
    5. Tyler Reks (pinned by Kofi Kingston)
    6. Kofi Kingston (submission by Jack Swagger)
    7. Jack Swagger (pinned by Rey Mysterio)
    8. Drew McIntyre (pinned by Big Show)

    Survivors: Rey Mysterio & Big Show.

  5. Diva's championship, 2-on-1 handicap match:
    Natalya def. Laycool (Michelle McCool & Layla) (ch) (subm)
    Natalya wins after Michelle taps out to the sharpshooter, after having collided head-to-head with Layla. After the match she was attacked by the former co-champions, but were saved by Beth Phoenix, who returned from injury.
  6. World heavyweight championship:
    Kane (ch) vs. Edge (tie)
    Edge came out to the ring with an empty wheelchair, demonstrating that he had Paul Bearer in his possession. Edge seemingly pinned Kane after a spear, but the referee claimed both wrestler's shoulders were down, making the match end in a tie. After the match, Kane attacked Edge, who put him in the wheelchair and rammed him into a wall.
  7. Tagteam championship:
    Nexus (Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater) (ch) Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
    Slater pinned Marella for the victory, after Santino had been distracted by the other Nexus members.
  8. WWE championship, Special guest referee: John Cena
    Randy Orton (ch) def. Wade Barrett
    Cena, who had been forced to join Barrett's Nexus after his loss at Hell in a Cell, was ordered by Barrett to have him win the title, and be free of Nexus, else he'd be fired from the WWE. Barrett almost had a pinfall, but Orton managed to put his hand onto the ropes. Barrett attacked Cena because of his failure to count to three, Cena pushed him back, allowing Orton to RKO Barrett and win by pinfall.

WWE King of the Ring 2010

2010-11-29, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Live on Raw)

Qualifiers

  1. (Raw 2010-11-22) Sheamus def. R-Truth
  2. (Raw 2010-11-22) Ezekiel Jackson def. Alex Riley
  3. (Raw 2010-11-22) Daniel Bryan (US champion) def. Ted DiBiase Jr.
  4. (Raw 2010-11-22) John Morrison def. Tyson Kidd
  5. (SmackDown 2010-11-26) Kofi Kingston def. Jack Swagger
  6. (SmackDown 2010-11-26) Alberto Del Rio def. Big Show (count-out)
  7. (SmackDown 2010-11-26) Drew McIntyre def. MVP
  8. (SmackDown 2010-11-26) "Dashing" Cody Rhodes def. Rey Mysterio

First round

  1. Alberto Del Rio def. Daniel Bryan
  2. John Morrison def. "Dashing" Cody Rhodes
  3. Drew McIntyre vs. Ezekiel Jackson (2xCO)
  4. Sheamus def. Kofi Kingston
    Sheamus gets a bye and goes directly to the finals due to the double count-out between McIntyre and Jackson.

Semi final

  1. John Morrison def. Alberto Del Rio
    Morrison pins Del Rio after Rey Mysterio distracted Del Rio by entering the car Del Rio drove into the arena.

Final

Sheamus def. John Morrison
Sheamus pins Morrison after reversing the Starship Pain.

Daniel BryanAlberto Del RioJohn MorrisonSheamus
Alberto Del Rio
John MorrisonJohn Morrison
"Dashing" Cody Rhodes
Ezekiel JacksonDouble count-outSheamus
Drew McIntyre
Kofi KingstonSheamus
Sheamus

TLC - Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2010

2010-12-19, Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. Intercontinental championship, Triple threat ladder match:
    Dolph Ziggler [w/Vickie Guerrero] def. Kofi Kingston, Jack Swagger
    Kingston and Swagger was fighting for the belt from the top of the ladder, but neither managed to grab it. The belt dropped to the ring floor, where Ziggler grabbed it to retain the title.
  2. Tagteam tables match:
    Beth Phoenix & Natalya (Diva's champion) def. Laycool
    Natalya had both Michelle McCool and Layla in a double sharpshooter, but was unable to capitalize on that. Later on, however, she managed to throw both from the top rope onto a table, and jump through it from the top rope, to win the match.
  3. Tagteam championship:
    Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (ch) def. Nexus (Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel) (dq)
    Marella was about to deliver his signature Cobra when Nexus member Michael McGillicutty attacked him, getting the Nexus team disqualified. After the match, Nexus leader Wade Barrett entered the ring, attacking Marella and Kozlov with a chair.
  4. Ladder match to determine #1 contender for WWE championship:
    John Morrison def. Sheamus
    Sheamus worked hard trying to injure Morrison's knee, but he still managed to send Sheamus from the top rope and through a ladder positioned outside. He then climbed the ladder, kicking back Sheamus, to grab the #1 contendership contract which was suspended above the ring, to win the match.
  5. WWE championship, Tables match:
    The Miz (ch) [w/Alex Riley] def. Randy Orton
    Orton put Riley through a table, but got caught in Miz' Skull Crushing Finale. The Miz saw the referee was out, and switch places between Orton and Riley, and got the referee to call the match in his favour. The referee restarted the match when seeing the replay, but The Miz managed to put Orton through a table by catapulting Riley towards the ring ropes, retaining the title.
  6. World heavyweight championship, Fatal four-way tables, ladders and chairs match:
    Edge def. Rey Mysterio, Alberto Del Rio, Kane (ch)
    Edge climbs the ladder and unhooks the championship belt to win the match, after having speared Kane out of the ring through a table.
  7. Chairs match:
    John Cena def. Wade Barrett
    Cena had attacked the Nexus members throughout the night, so Barrett came out to the ring alone. After jumping down from the top rope with a chair in hand, hitting Barrett, he bodyslammed him onto a set-up of six chairs in the middle of the ring, allowing him to pin Barrett for the victory. After the match, Cena continued assaulting Barrett with chairs outside the ring.
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