Extreme rules got off to an exciting start with the match Randy Orton VS Kane. The moment the bell rang Kane took the fight to Orton, but Orton was ready for it. Blow for blow they went at each other. Fans were given a close up view as the fight went from the ring into the crowd and later backstage where for a while Kane was in full control. Randy managed to fight his way back into the game and they fought their way back into the ring where Randy unleashed on Kane with a steel chair, then slammed him on the announce table. Kane countered slamming Randy into the steel post at ringside. Randy recovered and dropped Kane from the top rope. He went for the RKO but Kane countered delivering a choke slam to Orton. Kane went for the tombstone but Orton countered with a RKO to win the match.
An early distraction from Jack Swagger took Brodus came off his game. Ziggler of course capitalized sending Clay out of the ring where he was attacked by Swagger. However despite Swagger interference and his attack on Clay outside of the ring, Brodus Clay was able to fight his way back into the match and defeat Ziggler.
In this tables match Big Show was in full control of the match tossing Cody around. It seemed pretty certain that The Big Show was going to win the match. However in a bizarre twist Big Show was kicked by Cody when he attempted to enter the ring, he lost his footing and stepped on the table, breaking it. Cody won the match taking back The Intercontinental Championship. The Big Show out of frustration put Cody through not one, but two tables.
YES, YES, YES Sheamus is still the World Heavy Weight Champion! Bryan went in for the fight of his life with one goal in mind, to win back his World Heavyweight Championship which he lost at Wrestlemania. When Sheamus injured his shoulder Bryan quickly got to work on it. For a while it seemed the odds were in Bryan’s favor. Sheamus won the first round by disqualification. Bryan then applied the Yes Lock and won the second fall by submission. Despite his injuries Sheamus was able to deliver a kick to Bryan’s head which won him the match. Who is Bryan going to blame this time for his loss. He can’t blame it on AJ this time around!
Jericho came out looking rather smug, he distracted the referee by holding on to him and took the opportunity to poke Punk in the eye. Punk tried to put Jericho through a table but Jericho countered. For a while Jericho was in control and he took the opportunity to taunt Punk’ Jericho started celebrating too soon throwing beer all over Punk. But Punk took the fight back to Jericho. The match went back and forth near fall after near fall. Jericho gave Punk the Codebreaker then went for the Walls of Jericho. Punk was in trouble in the middle of the ring with nowhere to go but he refused to tap out. Punk’s only way out was to use a fire extinguisher to momentarily blind Jericho and made him release his hold. Punk then went extreme jumping from the top rope, putting Jericho through the announce table. Punk put a submission hold on Jericho. Jericho used a stick on Punk to fight his way out. He once again gave Punk the Codebreaker but Punk managed to kick out. A frustrated Jericho began shouting at Punk to stay down.He tried to use one of Punk’s moves against him but Punk countered throwing Jericho against the exposed turnbuckle and finished with the Go to Sleep. He defended his family’s honor and retained his title.
Cena VS Lesnar
The moment the match began Lesnar too kit to Cena using his elbow to cut Cena’s head open starting off with a psychological advantage over Cena. He knew he was in control and spent his time working on the wound. If Lesnar thought Cena would go down without a fight that is where he went wrong. Busted head or not Cena was not going to wave any white flag. He was hurt he was in pain but it was no retreat, no surrender. Cena fought his way back into the match, he showed Lesnar what he was made of. He showed him he was no quitter. Cena evened the score by busting Lesna’s head open. Cena took the upperhand after that and in true Cena form, won the match.