Sheamus got on the mic and said that since Triple H wasn't man enough to face him, he wanted to be declared the winner. They went to the back, and Triple H burst out of his dressing room, tossing away an icepack. Triple H came out, his left arm limp at his side. Sheamus had his steel pipe in his hand.
Triple H vs. Sheamus in a Street Fight match.
At the bell, Sheamus went at Triple H with the pipe, but he ducked it and tackled him. Triple H hit a series of right hands, and clotheslined Sheamus to the floor. Triple H tackled him on the floor, then rammed him into the announcers table and ringside barrier. Triple H continued to beat Sheamus on the floor, then up the aisle. Triple H took him back to the ring and hit a spinebuster. Triple H went for a Pedigree, but couldn't hook it due to his left arm being injured. Sheamus broke out and knocked Triple H to the floor. Sheamus hit a double axhandle on the floor, then tossed him back first into the barrier. Sheamus threw him into the barrier two more times.
Sheamus stomped Triple H on the floor, then tossed him into the barrier again. Sheamus rolled Triple H back into the ring and hit an elbow to the throat. Sheamus punched Triple H on the mat and got a two count. Sheamus delivered a knee to the head, then used his knee to drive Triple H's head into the mat. Sheamus delivered a kneedrop, then got a two count. Sheamus pounded Triple H in a corner, then hit a kneedrop for a two count. Triple H tried to fight up, but Sheamus knocked him to the mat with a double sledge, then applied a chinlock. Triple H back suplexed out of it, and they went back to the floor. Sheamus hit the neckbreaker on the outside.
Back in the ring, Sheamus ran into a Triple H boot. Sheamus charged again, but Triple H sidestepped him and sent him shoulder first into the ringpost. Triple H hit a DDT, but then rolled on the mat, clutching the back of his head in pain after hitting it on the mat doing the move. Sheamus gave Triple H a side backbreaker for a two count. Sheamus went to the floor and got his pipe. Sheamus got in the ring, but Triple H hit him in the gut. Triple H hit a facebuster on the knee, but Sheamus came back with a pipe shot to the head. Sheamus covered, but Triple H kicked out at two. For some reason, the referee put the pipe at ringside. Sheamus set up Triple H for the Pale Justice crucifix Bomb, but Triple H slid out of it. Sheamus charged, and Triple H backdropped Sheamus to the floor.
Triple H went to the outside, but Sheamus hit him in the gut. Sheamus went under the ring for a kendo stick. Triple H gave a drop toe hold to a charging Sheamus, sending him into the ring steps. Triple H picked up the kendo stick and blasted Sheamus in the back of the head with it, then across the back, then across the stomach. Triple H blasted him with it over and over, with Sheamus laid out in the middle of the aisle. They went up the ramp, and Triple H went for a Pedigree, but Sheamus backdropped him on the metal ramp. Sheamus hit Triple H with a pump kick. There were some big welts on Sheamus' back. Sheamus dragged Triple H back to the ring, then hit another pump kick. Sheamus stared at Triple H while Triple H pulled himself up in a corner. Triple H shoved the referee away as he checked on him. Triple H gave Sheamus a crotch chop. Sheamus hit a pump kick in the corner. Triple H stumbled out and Sheamus hit another pump kick and got the pin at the sixteen minute mark.
Triple H refused to be stretchered out of the ring, and instead walked out with the help of trainers and referees. As he got to the stage, Sheamus came back out and hit another pump kick. Triple H was put in a neckbrace and placed on a stretcher and carried out.
Backstage, Josh Mathews interviewed Edge. Noting you could win a steel cage match by pinfall, submission or escaping the cage, Edge said that he was not going to let Jericho escape the cage, and that he wasn't even going to try to escape the cage.
Women's Champion Michelle McCool vs. Beth Phoenix in an Extreme Makeover match.
There was a table of makeup items, as well as household items like a mop and ironing board at ringside. McCool was accompanied by Layla and Vickie Guerrero. Phoenix and McCool locked up, and McCool hit a knee to the body and some forearms, but Phoenix rolled up McCool for a two count, then hit a second rope clothesline. Phoenix hit a forearm on the floor after McCool rolled outside. Layla grabbed a broom and went for Phoenix, but Beth grabbed it from her and chased her through the ring. This allowed McCool to get a can of hairspray to blind Phoenix with. McCool then used an ironing board, hitting her with it and stomping on it after laying it on top of Phoenix. Michelle wore Phoenix down with a bodyscissors. Michelle was handed an iron to use, but Vickie was holding the cord, so she stopped short with it, allowing Phoenix to roll her up for a two count. McCool went back to the ironing board, dropkicking it into Phoenix in a corner.
McCool went to ringside and got another ironing board. As she got in the ring, Phoenix dropkicked her back to the floor. Layla and Vickie grabbed Beth, and McCool went for the hairspray again. However, Beth moved and Michelle blinded her friends at ringside. Phoenix slammed McCool into the makeup table, then tossed her back into the ring. Phoenix used a plastic mop bucket, hitting Michelle with it several times for a two count. Beth put two ironing boards next to each other in the ring, then set up to superplex her onto them. Vickie and Layla used a broom and mop to hit Phoneix in the legs as she set up for the move. This distraction allowed McCool to shove Phoenix off the ropes and onto the ironing boards. McCool got a two count. McCool went for a Faith Breaker, but Phoenix reversed it into a fireman's carry. Michelle fought out of it, but Phoenix transitioned into a Glamslam for the pin at the six minute mark.
Winner and new Women's Champion: Beth Phoenix.
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