- Sheamus vs. Mark Henry
We get and update on the events over the past couple of weeks that led up to this match before Lillian explains the rules of a strap match. Mark Henry is out to the ring first, and he gets a little bit of heat from the fans in the crowd.
There are goofy lights up in the corners that will light up as the competitors touch the corners.
Sheamus is out to the ring next, and he gets a nice cheer from the fans on his way down to the ring.
Henry ties one end of the strap on his wrist, then tosses the other end at Sheamus. He yanks it away before Sheamus can grab it. The referee picks it up and allows Sheamus to put the strap on his wrist. Sheamus and Henry shake the strap in each other’s faces as the bell rings. Henry steps on the strap, but Sheamus yanks it up and Henry falls.
Both men begin trading rights, and Henry goes down and Sheamus hits a shoulder block, and a chop block to the knee. Sheamus touches one corner, and tries to drag Henry to the other corner, but Henry pulls Sheamus back for a clothesline.
Henry binds Sheamus’ legs with the strap and begins to drag him around the ring. He hits one turnbuckle, and a second, but Sheamus gets out of the tie up and heads out to the apron. Sheamus heads back into the ring and Henry clotheslines him over the top rope. Henry pulls Sheamus back up to the apron, but Sheamus drops him over the top rope. Sheamus hits the turnbuckle and runs around the apron, hitting three turnbuckles, but Henry pulls on the strap and closes the distance, hitting Sheamus with a huge blow to drop him from the apron.
Sheamus gets back up to the apron and Henry yanks him up and over the top rope, back into the ring. Henry picks up some of the slack on the strap and uses it to begin whipping Sheamus. He picks him up across his shoulder and hits one turnbuckle, but Sheamus hits them as well. Henry and Sheamus both hit three turnbuckles, but Henry notices it and drops Sheamus with a headbutt. Henry falls to a knee and the ref waves everything off. Henry gets the strap between he legs and Sheamus yanks upwards, then hits a giant clothesline before dropping a series of knees into Henry’s face.
Sheamus begins to use the strap as a whip on Henry before he tries to touch the turnbuckles. He gets three, then finds himself dropped with a spine buster. Sheamus rolls to the outside and Henry follows. Sheamus hits Henry with a big right hand and gets him against the ring post. Sheamus rolls through the ring and kind of traps Henry with the strap, but not really, before heading to the apron and kicking away at the big man.
Sheamus drops to the floor and yanks Henry into the ring post before both men head back into the ring. Sheamus hits another three turnbuckles, but Henry stands between him and a fourth. Sheamus tries to rush into the corner, but Henry almost catches him with the World’s Strongest Slam. Sheamus fights out and hits the brogue kick before hitting the fourth turnbuckle to win the match.
AJ is shown talking on a cell phone backstage. Kaitlyn walks in and says she’s talked to Vickie. She says AJ said she’s too distraught to fight in a title match because of Dolph’s concussion. AJ said she thought Kaitlyn could use the time to focus on her secret admirer. Kaitlyn says since Dolph had this concussion, AJ isn’t Dolph’s biggest headache. Kaitlyn calls AJ Looney Toons before saying ‘that’s all folks’. AJ says it’s appropriate she’s quoting a pig. Kaitlyn attacks from behind and the two get into a fight until referees pull them apart.