WWE No Way Out Results
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey
Report by Sean Hopkins of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
The show opens with a video package that highlights the Big Show/John Cena feud, which hints that Cena/Show will probably be the main event, and prevent a World Title from main eventing a show yet again in 2012.
The pyro hits and Michael Cole welcomes us to the show. He wishes everyone a Happy Father’s day as he immediately begins to hype the Cena/Show match, and its consequences.
World Heavyweight Championship Match
– Sheamus © vs. Dolph Ziggler w/Vickie Guerrero
They throw things to Lillian Garcia, and the World Heavyweight Championship will open the show, as Sheamus makes his way out to defend his title.
Dolph Ziggler is the next man to make his way out, and though she doesn’t do his introduction, Vickie Guerrero comes out with him.
After formal ring introductions, we’re ready to begin.
The bell rings, and Ziggler calls Vickie up to the apron for a quick pep talk and a kiss on the cheek. Ziggler turns around and Sheamus tries for the bicycle kick, but Ziggler rolls to the outside. Ziggler heads back into the ring and backs off of Sheamus, heading back out to the floor.
Ziggler is quick to head back into the ring and goes behind Sheamus. The two trade positions and Sheamus elbows Ziggler in the face before taking him down to the mat in a headlock. Ziggler fights out of the hold but eats a shoulder block. Sheamus locks in another headlock and takes Dolph to the mat. Ziggler fights back up and eats another big shoulder block. Ziggler responds with a nice dropkick.
Sheamus fights out of a front face lock, but Ziggler locks on the sleeper. Sheamus fights out of the sleeper by seating Ziggler on the top rope. Ziggler slaps Sheamus across the face, and Sheamus responds, shoving Ziggler and sending him falling to the floor. Sheamus slams Ziggler’s head into the apron before sending him back into the ring and launching himself after Ziggler for a near fall. Sheamus goes to work on the arm, but Ziggler fights back, beating and kicking at Sheamus in the corner. Sheamus backdrops Ziggler to the apron. Ziggler goes to the top, but he’s caught by Sheamus. Ziggler fights out, but he’s caught with an elbow and a quick neckbreaker for another near fall.
Ziggler heads out to the apron and Sheamus follows. Ziggler grabs Sheamus’ arm and uses it to yank the champion into the turnbuckle supports and ring post. Ziggler moves things back into the ring and hits a big DDT, but it’s not enough to keep Sheamus down for three. Ziggler chokes Sheamus in the ropes for a bit until it’s broken up by the ref. Ziggler stomps at Sheamus in the corner, grinding his boot in Sheamus’ face. Sheamus catches Ziggler with a couple of strikes and knees, but Ziggler responds with a big knee of his own before locking in a submission.
Ziggler transitions into a rear chin lock and does a head stand for a bit of added flash and pressure. Sheamus tries to fight Ziggler off, fighting up to his feet after a bit of work. Sheamus beats on Dolph with blows to the midsection. Sheamus shoulders Ziggler, but Ziggler counters with another DDT for two. Ziggler looks frustrated as he stalks Sheamus. Ziggler nails Sheamus with a big kick to the face, and Sheamus hits back with clubbing blows. Ziggler hits a beautiful dropkick for a one count. Ziggler clamps on a weak rear chin lock, scissoring the champ’s body.
Sheamus fights to his feet, but Ziggler rolls up Sheamus. Ziggler uses the ropes, but the ref catches him. Sheamus rolls Ziggler up for two, but Ziggler pops up and hits a neckbreaker, but Sheamus down for two. Ziggler tries for another submission, but Sheamus fights it off. Sheamus fights to his feet and out of the hold, but he eats a kick to the chest. Sheamus comes back with a couple of big forearms before missing a high knee and falling into a sleeper from Ziggler. Sheamus dumps Ziggler over the ropes to the apron to break the hold. Ziggler heads to the top and goes for a cross body. Sheamus almost catches him. After a bit of reversing from both men, Ziggler sends Sheamus into the corner hard, and hits a rocker dropper for a close two count.
The crowd is way behind Ziggler. Ziggler chokes Sheamus in the corner with his boot, but Sheamus fights back with a couple of kicks. Sheamus pulls himself up to the top turnbuckle, but Ziggler runs up the turnbuckles and hits a top rope facebuster. Ziggler rolls over Sheamus, but it’s still not enough for a three count.
Both men are slow to get to their feet, and Ziggler tries for the Zig Zag, but Sheamus ducks, then hits the Irish curse backbreaker. Ziggler rolls to the apron. Sheamus picks up Ziggler and hits him with a series of clubbing blows to the chest while he’s strung across the top rope. Ziggler comes back into the ring and kicks Sheamus before locking in the sleeper. Sheamus counters into white noise before getting up and heading to the corner. Sheamus hypes himself up and hits the bicycle kick. Sheamus pins Ziggler for three.
Winner and STILL World Heavyweight Champion: Sheamus
Following the match, Sheamus celebrates on his way to the back while Ziggler pouts with Vickie.
Vince McMahon is shown walking backstage. Ace runs up to him and apologizes for what happened on Raw. He advises McMahon not to go out tonight due to the bright lights, loud sounds, and his concussion. Laurinaitis also wants to make sure he and Vince will stay close. Vince heads into his dressing room and holds up his hand before slamming the door in Johnny’s face. Josh Matthews comes in and Ace says Matthews knows nothing about pressure, he steers the ship, he’s not an announcer that doesn’t know how to ask a question, he’s got a show to run, now and into the future.