WWE Extreme Rules Results
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois
Report by Sean Hopkins of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
We open with a video package that highlights the match between John Cena and the returning Brock Lesnar, as well as a focus on the Extreme theme of tonight's show.
The pyro hits and Michael Cole welcomes us to the PPV. He calls tonight the one night of the year that the entire roster goes Extreme.
Falls Count Anywhere Match
- Kane vs. Randy Orton
Kane's pyro hits, and the big red monster makes his way out to the ring for the first match of the evening. We get a recap of Kane's attack on Cowboy Bob Orton, and later Randy himself. We also get a recap of Orton taking Paul Bearer hostage and stuffing him in a fridge. Randy Orton is out to the ring next, and the Viper gets a big pop from this Chicago crowd.
The bell rings and Kane takes Orton into the corner right away. Orton fights back, hitting Kane with a big boot, then sitting on the top turnbuckle and hitting a couple of clubbing blows to Kane's chest.
Kane responds with a chop to Orton's throat that sends him falling to the outside. Kane goes for a pin, but only gets two. Kane sends Orton into the ring, then heads under the ring to grab a lead pipe before heading in after Orton. Orton catches Kane with a couple of kicks, picks up the pipe, and blasts Kane in the stomach and back. Orton sends Kane over the top rope to the outside with a shot to the head from the pipe. Orton follows and Kane gets in a couple of shots. Both men brawl out into the crowd.
Orton and Kane trade blows. Orton slams Kane's head into a barricade, and Kane responds in kind. The two men trade rights, kicks, and throw each other into the barricade repeatedly. Orton gets in a couple of right hands, seating Kane down. Orton backs up and charges in with a knee to Kane's face. Orton goes for a cover and gets two. Orton picks Kane up and immediately kicks him in the chest. Kane comes right back and slams Orton on the concrete, it's good for another near fall.
Kane hits a running low dropkick to Orton, good for another two count. Orton and Kane fight back through the crowd toward the ringside area. They take a turn as Orton begins to head up the stairs of the arena. The two men trade right hands, and Orton makes Kane retreat down the stairs. Orton continues to give chase, slamming Kane's head into the barricade and connecting with a couple more rights. Kane tries to shoulder Orton, but Orton fights out and connects with a nice dropkick.
Orton goes for a pin, but only gets two. Orton tries for the RKO, but Kane pushes him away and connects with a big boot for another near fall. Kane picks Orton up and head butts him. The two men fight back toward the backstage area. Kane slams Orton's head into some equipment boxes in the back. He chops Orton in the throat as the two fight back in a weird hallway. Orton slams Kane through a set of double doors, into a room where wrestlers are watching the show. Orton beats on Kane against the wall. Zack Ryder attacks Kane from behind, but Kane is unfazed. Orton connects with his signature back breaker for another two count.
Kane slams Orton into a set of pipes against the wall before sending him headfirst into another wall and taking out the cameraman in the process. Kane tosses an equipment box at Orton's face, and it's good for another two count. Orton heads back out into the arena, and Kane follows, throwing rights the whole way. Orton fights back, connecting with rights of his own before slamming Kane's head into the barricade and ring steps. Orton rolls Kane back into the ring and beats on him in the corner.
Orton hits a big clothesline, but Kane pops up. Orton comes right back with a big snap powerslam. Orton heads to the outside and goes under the ring, grabbing a steel chair. Orton blasts Kane in the stomach, then across the back. Orton whacks Kane across the back again, then another six or so times before tossing the chair down to the mat. Kane rolls to the outside, but Orton follows, slamming Kane's head into the announce table. Orton uppercuts Kane and begins dismantling the announce table.
Kane grabs Orton around the throat, but Orton fights it off and drapes Kane across the table. Orton hits the suspension DDT, driving Kane's face into the floor. Orton goes for the floor, but Kane refuses to stay down for a three count.
Both men are slow to get to their feet. Orton tries for the RKO, but Kane shoves Orton into the ring post. Kane goes for the pin, but he's only able to get a two count. Kane tosses Orton into the ring and heads up to the top turnbuckle. Orton stops Kane, crotching him on the top rope. Orton catches Kane with a right, then superplexes him off the top rope, but Kane still wont stay down for a three count.
Orton tries for the RKO again, but Kane pushes Orton into the ropes and hits the chokeslam. Kane goes for the pin, but Orton kicks out at two. Kane is frustrated, and he grabs the chair, laying it down in the middle of the ring. Kane pulls his thumb across his throat and wait for Orton to get to his feet. Kane goes for the tombstone, but Orton fights out and hits the RKO on the steel chair. Orton pins Kane, and gets the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
Johnny Ace is backstage with Eve. Johnny talks about how it's his first PPV as GM of Raw and Smackdown. Eve calls in Teddy Long, who comes in with a cart and a bucket with a couple of bottle of champagne. They rub in Teddy's face that he's no longer GM before toasting to change and People Power. Ace's cell phone rings and it's Triple H. He says he can talk, and goes to a more private place.
- Brodus Clay w/Hornswoggle vs. Dolph Ziggler w/Vickie Guerrero & Jack Swagger
Brodus Clay makes his way out into the arena with his dancers, and Hornswoggle in tow. Swoggle leads everyone down to the ring as they dance the whole way. Apparently this is a match, as Brodus is in his gear, and Vickie Guerrero comes out to introduce Dolph Ziggler, who's accompanied to the ring by Vickie and Jack Swagger.
The bell rings and Clay and Ziggler circle each other before locking up. Clay slams Ziggler face first to the mat.
Ziggler goes for the leg, but Clay grabs him by the face and tosses him aside. Ziggler signals over to Swagger, who distracts Clay, and allows Ziggler to dropkick Clay, sending him over the top to the outside. Ziggler distracts the ref, and Swagger shoulder blocks Clay, knocking him to the floor.
Brodus heads back into the ring, and he's taken down by a dropkick, rocker dropper combo. Ziggler goes for the pin, but Clay kicks out. Ziggler locks on a front face lock, but Clay fights up to his feet and out of the hold. Ziggler responds with a beautiful dropkick, but it's only good for a near fall. Ziggler hops on Clay's back and locks in the sleeper. Clay fights up to a knee, then up to his feet. Clay powers out of the sleeper, but Ziggler is right back on him, punching and kicking at Clay.
Ziggler tries for a suplex, but Clay tosses him off with a front suplex of his own. Clay hits a couple of clotheslines. Clay is distracted by Swagger, but he sends him from the apron, head butts Ziggler in the midsection and splashes him for the three count.
Winner: Brodus Clay
Swoggle, Clay, and the girls celebrate in the ring, by doing what else, dancing.