WWE VENGEANCE

Vengeance 01 - San Diego, CA - Sports Arena - December 9, 2001 (11,800)
Sunday Night Heat: The Acolytes defeated Chuck Palumbo & Billy Gunn at 6:20 when Bradshaw pinned Palumbo
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included Vince McMahon opening the event by coming out and making note of the previous week's Smackdown in which he had to kiss Rikishi's ass; several moments thereafter, Ric Flair came out and said that the fans didn't come to hear Vince speak, they came to watch the show; Flair then instructed the first match to get underway; it wasn't until Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert came out did Vince finally leave the ring; featured Rikishi at WWF NY; included a music video promoting the return of Triple H to the tune of U2's "Beautiful Day":
Scotty 2 Hotty & Albert defeated Test & WWF European Champion Christian at 6:19 when Albert pinned Christian with the Baldo Bomb as Christian attempted the Unprettier on Scotty after Scotty hit the Worm on Test
WWF IC Champion Edge pinned William Regal with the spear at 9:09 after Regal put on a pair of brass knuckles and approached the champion with intent of using them
Jeff Hardy pinned Matt Hardy at 12:33 after pushing Matt off the top turnbuckle as he attempted the Twist of Fate off the top, then hitting the Swanton; during the cover, Lita - the guest referee - did not notice Matt's foot on the bottom rope during the first count; Jeff hooked the leg to pull it off the rope (Jeff Hardy: My Life My Rules)
WWF Tag Team Champions the Dudley Boyz (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated Kane & the Big Show at 6:50 when Bubba Ray pinned Show after both champions lifted Show in the air and dropped him head-first across an unprotected turnbuckle
The Undertaker pinned WWF Hardcore Champion Rob Van Dam at 11:06 to win the title by avoiding the Van Daminator on the stage and hitting a chokeslam from the stage to the floor, with RVD crashing through several tables set up below
WWF Women's Champion Trish Stratus pinned Jackie at 3:36 with a backslide; after the bout, the two shook hands
WWF World Champion Steve Austin pinned Kurt Angle at 15:01 by avoiding Angle's attempt at the Stunner, kicking the challenger in the midsection, and hitting his own Stunner
Chris Jericho pinned WCW World Champion the Rock at 19:05 to win the title with a low blow and the Rock Bottom after the champion was distracted by Vince McMahon
WCW World Champion Chris Jericho pinned WWF World Champion Steve Austin to unify the titles at 12:37 after Booker T interfered and hit Austin with one of the belts, moments after a ringside altercation between Ric Flair and Vince McMahon and Austin taking out McMahon's referee Nick Patrick; before the match, Kurt Angle hit Austin with a chair while the Rock hit the Rock Bottom on Jericho (The History of the WWE Heavyweight Championship, Breaking the Code: Behind the Walls of Chris Jericho)

Vengeance 03 (Smackdown!) - Denver, CO - Pepsi Arena - July 27, 2003 (9,500)
Sunday Night Heat: The Ultimo Dragon pinned Kanyon with a reverse DDT at 4:04
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Tazz on commentary; included a backstage segment in which Vince McMahon spoke with his daughter Stephanie, in which Vince said he was going to go to Raw and confront Kane for what he did to Linda and then gave Stephanie some dried flowers and wished her well in her match; to compare, Vince had a dozen roses brought in for Sable; featured Sho Funaki interviewing the APA backstage regarding the invitational bar room brawl in which they invited Funaki into the match; someone in an Easter Bunny costume hopped past them to close the interview:
WWE US Championship Tournament Finals: Eddie Guerrero pinned Chris Benoit at 22:12 with the Frog Splash after Rhyno interfered, hit the Gore on Benoit, and then spat on him as referee Mike Chioda was knocked out ( Cheating Death, Stealing Life: The Eddie Guerrero Story)
Jamie Noble pinned Billy Gunn (w/ Torrie Wilson) at 5:00 with a roll up and holding the tights for leverage after sending Gunn into Torrie on the apron; mid-way through the bout, Nidia came out in an attempt to cost Noble the match; due to pre-match stipulations, Noble earned the right to sleep with Torrie on the following week's edition of Smackdown!
Bradshaw won the APA Invitational Bar Room Brawl by last eliminating Brother Love; other participants included: Farooq, Doug & Danny Basham, Matt Hardy, Shannon Moore, Johnny Stamboli, Chuck Palumbo, Nunzio, Conquistador #45 & #47 (Rob Conway & Johnny Jeter), Matt Cappotelli, John Hennigan, Spanky, Sho Funaki, Kanyon, Sean O'Haire, Orlando Jordon, the Brooklyn Brawler, the Easter Bunny (Sean Evans), Doink the Clown (Nick Dinsmore), & Brother Love
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas defeated WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. & Billy Kidman at 15:01 when Benjamin pinned Mysterio following a modified Doomsday Device (Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man)
Sable pinned Stephanie McMahon at 6:32 in a No Count-Out Match after Albert interfered and hit a clothesline on Stephanie
The Undertaker pinned John Cena at 16:06 with the powerbomb (Tombstone: The History of the Undertaker)
Vince McMahon pinned Zach Gowen at 14:22 after avoiding a moonsault
Kurt Angle defeated WWE World Champion Brock Lesnar and the Big Show at 17:38 to win the title after hitting the Olympic Slam on both opponents and scoring the pin on Lesnar

Vengeance 04 (Raw) - Hartford, CT - Civic Center - July 11, 2004 (7,000)
Sunday Night Heat - included Jonathan Coachman & Al Snow on commentary; featured a pre-taped promo by Kane regarding Lita's baby and his match against Matt Hardy later in the night; included Lilian Garcia conducting a backstage interview with Victoria regarding her #1 contender's match later in the night, during which Steven Richards interrupted and wished Victoria good luck; featured Coachman announcing he and Garrison Cade would face Tajiri and a partner of his choice in the opening pay-per-view contest:
Tyson Tomko (w/ WWE Women's Champion Trish Stratus) pinned Val Venis (w/ Nidia) at 2:52 with a boot to the face after Venis became distracted by Trish on the floor; after the bout, Maven made the save for Nidia and knocked Tomko to the floor with a dropkick (Vengeance 04)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included a backstage segment with Triple H, Ric Flair, WWE IC Champion Randy Orton, and Batista in which the rest of Evolution took argument with Triple H for Flair having to team with Eugene later in the show, with Triple H eventually going off to find the missing Eugene; moments later, Triple H hid while watching Eugene speaking backstage with World Heavyweight Champion Chris Benoit in which Benoit repeatedly told Eugene to be careful and that Evolution was using him; featured Triple H speaking with Eugene backstage in which he tried to convince Eugene Benoit was lying to him; moments later, somewhat against Flair's wishes, Triple H gave Eugene his own Ric Flair robe to wear to the ring; included an ad for Ric Flair's autobiography, To Be the Man:
Tajiri & Rhyno (mystery partner) defeated Garrison Cade & Jonathan Coachman at 7:32 when Tajiri pinned Coachman with the kick to the head after Cade sustained Tajiri's green mist, when Coachman moved out of the way, and the Gore from Rhyno
Batista pinned Chris Jericho at 12:13 with the sit-down powerbomb; referee Earl Hebner didn't notice Jericho's foot on the bottom rope during the cover (Batista: I Walk Alone)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Rob Conway & Sylvian Grenier defeated Eugene & Ric Flair via disqualification at 12:30 when Eugene shoved referee Mike Chioda to the mat while assaulting both champions, moments after Flair was illegally double teamed and sustained the Aur Revior; after the bout, Eugene dropped the champions with the Stunner and Rock Bottom
Matt Hardy pinned Kane in a No DQ match at 10:36 when, as Kane held the ring steps above his head with intent to hit Hardy, Hardy hit the steps with a steel chair, knocking them into Kane's face; during the closing moments of the bout, Lita appeared and begged Kane not to use the steps on Hardy; immediately after the bout, Hardy argued with Lita backstage over her risking herself and her baby by getting in the ring and said he needed some time to himself (Twist of Fate: The Matt & Jeff Hardy Story)
Edge pinned WWE IC Champion Randy Orton at 26:37 to win the title with the spear after Orton hit an exposed turnbuckle back-first (History of the Intercontinental Championship, Edge: A Decade of Decadence, Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator, You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge)
Victoria pinned Molly Holly at 6:23 with a superkick after her injured shoulder gave out as she attempted the Widow's Peak; due to pre-match stipulations, Victoria became the #1 contender to the Women's title
World Heavyweight Champion Chris Benoit pinned Triple H with a roll up at 29:04 after Eugene, who appeared late in the bout, pulled a steel chair away from Benoit, accidentally striking the challenger with it; during the final moments of the contest, Benoit fought off an interfering Ric Flair and Batista with the chair; after the match, a furious Triple H locked eyes with Eugene, who was visibly upset over costing Triple H the match

Vengeance 05 (Raw) - Las Vegas, NV - Thomas & Mack Center - June 26, 2005 (9,850; 8,218 paid)
Sunday Night Heat: WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Hurricane & Rosey (w/ Stacy Keibler) defeated the Heart Throbs at 5:25 when Hurricane pinned Romeo following a clothesline from Rosey behind the referee's back
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross, Jonathan Coachman, & Jerry Lawler on commentary; featured Coachman interviewing World Heavyweight Champion Batista backstage, during which Triple H appeared; moments later, the two brawled briefly until they were pulled apart by officials; included an in-ring segment in which Lillian Garcia asked Viscera to come out, where she then had him sit on a couch set up in the ring, sang to him, and then asked him to marry her; moments later, the Godfather appeared with several hos and convinced Viscera he was better off with the hos than being with one woman the rest of his life; moments later, Viscera, the Godfather, and the hos left together, leaving Lillian alone crying in the ring:
WWE IC Champion Carlito Caribbean Cool pinned Shelton Benjamin at 12:49 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after the challenger hit his head on an unprotected turnbuckle while attempting a splash in the corner; Justin Roberts incorrectly named Carlito as the challenger during his ring introduction
Victoria pinned Christy Hemme at 5:06 by blocking a sunset flip attempt out of the corner and holding onto the ropes for leverage
Kane pinned Edge (w/ Lita) at 11:13 with the chokeslam after Edge accidentally hit an interfering Gene Snitsky in the face with his Money in the Bank briefcase (Kane: Journey to Hell)
Shawn Michaels pinned Kurt Angle at 26:11 by hitting the superkick as Angle came off the top, moments after hitting a regular superkick (Shawn Michaels: Heartbreak & Triumph)
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Chris Jericho and Christian at 15:18 by pinning Christian with the FU after swinging Christian's legs into Jericho, knocking him down and sending him to the floor; Tyson Tomko was in Christian's corner early on but was sent backstage by referee Earl Hebner after interfering; late in the contest, Tomko returned to the ring and kicked the champion in the face behind the referee's back before leaving ringside (The History of the WWE Heavyweight Championship)
World Heavyweight Champion Batista pinned Triple H in a Hell in a Cell match at 26:55 with a spinebuster onto the steel ring steps and the sit-down powerbomb; the challenger attempted to hit Batista in the face with a sledgehammer while he was in the air, set up for the powerbomb, but didn't have the chance to land the blow in time; prior to the bout, the challenger was escorted to the ring by Ric Flair (Triple H: The King of Kings, Hell in a Cell, Batista: I Walk Alone)

Vengeance 06 (Raw) - Charlotte, NC - Bobcats Arena - June 25, 2006 (6,800)
Val Venis pinned Rob Conway with a fisherman's suplex after a kick to the midsection as Conway came off the top
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included a backstage segment with Vince McMahon and a young boy in a wheelchair, wearing a DX t-shirt, with McMahon thinking the boy was a set up for a DX prank, with McMahon throwing the kid out the dressing room; moments later, Jonathan Coachman appeared and said a family friend in a wheelchair would be coming by later to meet McMahon and get his autograph; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Mick Foley about his match against Ric Flair later in the night, during which Foley read an excerpt from Flair's autobiography where Flair referred to Foley as a "glorified stuntman;" included Maria conducting a backstage interview with Carlito Caribbean Cool about his IC title triple threat match later in the show, during which Torrie Wilson appeared and asked if Maria could rub oil on her for a photo shoot; moments later, Carlito watched as the two women oiled each other down until his music started to bring him to the ring; featured a backstage segment with WWE Raw Tag Team Champions the Spirit Squad and Vince McMahon in which Vince gave them a pep talk before their match against DX later in the night; at the end of the segment, McMahon went into the bathroom to try a penis pump left outside his door by DX; moments later, he emerged with green paint all over his face after the box exploded:
Randy Orton pinned Kurt Angle with the RKO at 12:45 after reversing an ankle lock attempt and sending Angle face-first into an exposed turnbuckle (Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator)
Umaga (w/ Armando Allejandro Estrada) pinned Eugene (w/ Jim Duggan, Doink the Clown, & Kamala) with the thumb strike to the throat at 1:39; after the bout, Umaga fought off attacks from Duggan and Doink but was held back by Estrada and led backstage after Kamala came into the ring
Ric Flair defeated Mick Foley in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-0, at 7:00; fall #1: Flair pinned Foley with an inside cradle at 4:08; fall #2: Foley was disqualified for hitting Flair with a garbage can as Foley was caught in the figure-4; after the bout, Foley assaulted and bloodied Flair with a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire until referees, Dean Malenko, and Steve Keirn came out to check on Flair and clear Foley from the ring
Johnny Nitro (w/ Melina) defeated WWE IC Champion Shelton Benjamin and Carlito Caribbean Cool to win the title at 12:03 by pinning Benjamin after Carlito hit the Back Cracker on the champion but was pulled out to the floor by Nitro, who then made the cover himself (History of the Intercontinental Championship)
WWE & ECW World Champion Rob Van Dam pinned Edge (w/ Lita) with the Five Star Frog Splash at 17:54 after Edge accidentally speared a steel chair held in the corner by Lita, knocking Lita to the floor; only the WWE World Title was at stake; after the bout, Tommy Dreamer, the Sandman, Roadkill, Little Guido, Stevie Richards, Balls Mahoney, Al Snow, and Justin Credible were seen chanting "R-V-D, E-C-W," with Paul Heyman appearing and speaking with the ECW contingent about their participation in the extreme lumberjack match later in the show
The Fake Kane pinned Kane with a chokeslam at 7:08 after catching Kane as he came off the top
John Cena defeated Sabu via submission with the STFU in an extreme lumberjack match at 6:49 after hitting an FU from the ring through a table set up on the floor; lumberjacks for the bout included: Stevie Richards, Tommy Dreamer, the Sandman, Little Guido, Roadkill, Al Snow, Justin Credible, Viscera, Trevor Murdoch, Lance Cade, Val Venis, Rob Conway, Charlie Haas, Matt Striker, and Snitsky; after the match, Cena celebrated in the ring with the Raw wrestlers as the ECW wrestlers helped Sabu backstage; as Cena walked backstage, he was confronted by RVD who said he wasn't "holding the John Cena spinner belt" and then offered Cena a title match the next night on Raw, which Cena accepted
Shawn Michaels & Triple H defeated WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Kenny, Mitch, Nicky, Mikey, & Johnny in a non-title handicap match at 17:50 when Triple H pinned Kenny with the Pedigree as Michaels pinned Mitch with the superkick; after the bout, Triple H hit the Pedigree on Johnny as Michaels dropped Nicky and Mikey with the superkick; moments later, Michaels held up Mitch so Triple H could give him a Stinkface; Vince McMahon appeared on the stage as the show went off the air, congratulated DX on their win, and said he would see them tomorrow night (The New & Improved DX)

Vengeance "Night of Champions" - Houston, TX - Toyota Center - June 24, 2007 (15,000; sell out)
Super Crazy pinned Carlito Caribbean Cool
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary for Raw, Michael Cole & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary for Smackdown!, and Joey Styles & Tazz on commentary for ECW; included a backstage segment with Booker T & Sharmell in which they discussed Booker's participation in the main event; featured a recap of the exploding limo on Raw weeks earlier with Ross & Lawler going over the footage looking for clues; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Bobby Lashley regarding the investigation into who blew the limo up and his participation in the night's main event; featured a highlight package of the Bret Hart / Shawn Michaels Ironman match from WrestleMania 12; included a backstage segment with Mick Foley and Randy Orton in which Orton threatened to give Foley a concussion and end his career as he did to Michaels and Rob Van Dam, with Foley then bringing up their streetfight at Backlash 2004; featured a Summer Slam ad implying the involvement of Jackass; included Cole & JBL saying the federal investigator would make some sort of announcement the following night during a 3-hour Raw which would be a memorial to McMahon; featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion John Cena about his match later in the night, during which World Heavyweight Champion Edge appeared; moments later, Cena got Edge to admit he was capable of vicious and vile things so that Edge would have to be questioned by the federal investigator, shown watching on at the end of the segment:
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch defeated Matt & Jeff Hardy at 8:53 when Cade pinned Jeff with a sit-down spinebuster after Murdoch shoved Jeff off the top; prior to the bout, Barry Windham & Mike Rotundo, sitting ringside, were introduced to the crowd and a clip of their 2nd WWF Tag Team Title win from 1985 was shown
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Jimmy Wang Yang at 9:17 with a Frog Splash to the back after crotching the challenger on the top rope; prior to the bout, a highlight package was shown of Eddie Guerrero winning the WWE World Title from Brock Lesnar at No Way Out 2004; moments later, during Chavo's entrance, a package was shown of Dean Malenko's run with the WCW Cruiserweight Title and Malenko was shown looking on backstage
ECW - 7/3/07: Johnny Nitro (sub. for Chris Benoit, said to be home for a family emergency) pinned CM Punk at 8:03 with a corkscrew neckbreaker as Punk's legs were caught on the middle rope; due to pre-match stipulations, Nitro won the vacant ECW World Title; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Taz as ECW World Champion; all references to Benoit's participation in the match were edited out of the DVD release but crowd chants of "We Want Benoit" were left intact
WWE IC Champion Santino Marella defeated Umaga via disqualification at 2:34 when the referee stopped the match when Umaga refused to stop beating Marella down in the corner; prior to the bout, a highlight package was shown of former IC Champion Ricky Steamboat, with Steamboat then being introduced to the crowd and shaking Marella's hand upon the champion's entrance; after the contest, Umaga hit a back splash in the corner and a splash off the top; moments later, Umaga returned to the ring and hit the thumb strike to the throat, with the crowd chanting "One more time;" Maria then came out to check on Marella in the ring
WWE US Champion MVP pinned Ric Flair with a thumb to the eye and the Playmaker at 8:41; prior to the bout, a highlight package of former US Champion Magnum TA was shown and Magnum was introduced to the crowd; moments later, MVP got in Magnum's face during the champion's entrance
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions Deuce & Domino (w/ Cherry) defeated Jimmy Snuka & Sgt. Slaughter (mystery opponents) at 6:32 when Deuce pinned Snuka when the momentum of a crossbody off the top by Snuka put Deuce on top for the win; prior to the bout, highlight clips of Tony Garea & Rick Martel as WWF Tag Team Champions was shown before both were introduced to the crowd; upon their entrance, Deuce & Domino cut an in-ring promo on Garea & Martel, joking they didn't even know they were still alive; after the bout, the champions continued to attack Snuka & Slaughter until Garea & Martel made the save
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Batista via count-out at 16:38 when Batista rolled Edge back inside the ring, just before the 10-count, after hitting the sit-down powerbomb on the floor; pre-match stipulations stated if Batista did not win the title he would not receive future title shots from Edge; prior to the bout, a highlight package was shown of former NWA World Champion Harley Race, with Race then being introduced to the crowd; moments later, Batista went out to the floor to shake hands with Race; Batista originally won the match via disqualification at 12:47 when Edge hit a low blow to keep the title but Teddy Long appeared moments later and ordered the match to continue, with the stipulation that if Edge was disqualified a second time he would lose the title; after the bout, Batista again hit the sit-down powerbomb on Edge (Edge: A Decade of Decadence)
Candice Michelle pinned WWE Women's Champion Melina to win the title at 4:21 with a spin kick; prior to the bout, footage was shown of the Fabulous Moolah beating Wendi Richter for the WWF Women's Title in 1985
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Booker T (w/ Sharmell), Mick Foley, Randy Orton, and Bobby Lashley at 10:09 by pinning Foley with the FU; prior to the bout, former WWE World Champion John Bradshaw Layfield asked to be introduced to the crowd and had the ring announcer read a pre-written bio of JBL

Vengeance 2011 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center - October 23, 2011 (8,000)
Wade Barrett pinned Daniel Bryan with Wasteland
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; included a backstage segment with CM Punk and Ted Dibiase Jr., with Triple H then walking in and discussing he and Punk's tag team match later in the show against Mike Mizanin & R-Truth; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with the Big Show regarding his upcoming match with World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry and Henry putting him out of action for several months; included an ad promoting 'Greatest Rivalries: Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart;' featured a backstaage segment with John Laurinaitis and David Otunga in which they talked about it being Laurinaitis' first pay-per-view running Raw; moments later, Mike Mizanin & R-Truth walked in and asked why they were reinstated, with Laurinaitis saying they suck up well; after Laurinaitis walked off, the two ranted about Triple H, Punk, and Texas; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the 2011 Survivor Series sold out in 90 minutes; featured a backstage segment with WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, and Laurinaitis in which ADR protested his last man standing match upcoming against John Cena, with Laurinaitis reminding him he had never been in a Hell in a Cell match before he won the title in it weeks earlier; included anti-bullying comments from Miz, CM Punk, Cena, Areil Winter, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; featured an ad promoting the Rock returning to the ring at Survivor Series:
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 13:24 when Bourne pinned Ziggler with Air Bourne following Kingston's spin kick to the face
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Jack Swagger) pinned Zack Ryder at 6:03 with a superkick after Ryder fought off an interfering Swagger; during his entrance, Ryder's most recent tweet appeared on the screen regarding his title shot; WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne were in the challenger's corner early on but were ejected mid-way through after they tossed Ziggler back into the ring
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve with the Glam Slam at 7:18 after avoiding the moonsault; during the champion's entrance, footage was shown of Kelly Kelly being attacked backstage earlier in the night by Phoenix, alongside Natalya Neidhart and Brie & Nikki Bella, with officials having to pull Eve away when she ran out to make the save; as a result, Kelly and Natalya were banned from ringside (Eve's debut with new theme music)
Sheamus pinned Christian with the boot to the face at 10:37 as Christian attempted the spear
Mike Mizanin & R-Truth defeated Triple H & CM Punk at 15:24 when Miz pinned Punk with the Little Jimmy's Finale after Kevin Nash came out of the crowd and attacked Triple H at ringside; after the contest, Nash continued to assault Triple H in the ring, ending with the powerbomb; moments later, after replays showed Triple H landed awkwardly on the powerbomb, he was helped backstage (debut of Miz & Truth's finisher)
Randy Orton pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title match at 12:13 with the RKO after causing Rhodes to collide with one of Rhodes' baggers on the apron
The Big Show fought World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry to a no contest at around the 11:30 mark when, as Henry attempted a superplex, the ring broke upon impact; late in the match, Henry kicked out of a chokeslam and a chokeslam from the top rope while Show kicked out of the powerslam; after the contest, medics came out to tend to both men; moments later, Teddy Long and John Laurinaitis appeared ringside; Show was eventually helped onto a cart and driven backstage; Henry was helped out of the ring by several officials but he shoved them away before collapsing, yelling that he didn't need anyone's help; Henry eventually went backstage as Laurinaitis addressed the crowd, stressing that the WWE World Title match would take place as scheduled
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated John Cena in a last man standing match at 26:58 after hitting him with the title belt, moments after the challenger was attacked by Mike Mizanin & R-Truth; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks"

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