Blue Meanie & Chrs Payne vs. Enhancement Talent
Talent are a team who come out to Beck's "Loser" a la Mikey Whipwreck. Their first names are both jobber. Payne and one of the Jobbers lock up. Payne gets shoulderblocked down but missed an elbow.
Meanie tagged in and kicked away at the Jobber. He used an armwringer and asked the crowd if he should break it. He snapped the arm several times. He was kicked in the gut and worked over Meanie. Meanie ducked a double clothesline and nailed a clothesline of his own.
Meanie and Payne worked over the jobbers. Payne nailed a Burning Hammer and Meanie splashed them for the pin.
Your winners, Chris Payne & Blue Meanie!
AR Fox vs. Big O vs. Christian York vs. Jerry Lynn vs. Lance Anoai vs. Rich Swann vs. John Silver vs. Kraven
This is an elimination match until they are down to four competitors and then it's sudden death with one pinfall.
AR Fox and Lance started out going back and forth. Silva and Swann tagged in and went back and forth. Silva locked in a head scissors. Lynn and Kraven battled back and forth. Lynn hit a somersault into a clothesline into the corner. He nailed a series of hiptosses on everyone in the match, even the Big O.
Kraven and Lynn battled back and forth. Lynn slammed him and covered him for a two count. Lynn tagged into Lance who nailed a series of headbutts and a Uranage. Kraven was pinned and elininated.
Swann and Lance went back and forth. Swann was backdropped over the top but landed on the apron. He caught Lance with a sidewalk slam and parodied the Rock's People's Elbow. Lance caught him and went for a Uranage but Swann spun out of it and hit a spinning kick for a two count.
York tagged in and began working over Swann. They went back and forth with some awesome back and forth wrestling. Lynn tagged in and nailed a head scissors on York. He backdropped York over the top on the apron. York landed on his feet and they battled on the apron. York dropkicked him.
This set off a series of insane dives, including Swann hitting a crazy tope and Fox hitting a springboard into an inverted 450. Everyone battled on the floor. Back in the ring, Fox nailed a leaping kick on Silver. He went for a a rebound off the ropes but was pulled out. Big O went after Silver and pressed him above his head but Silver turned it into a DDT. He went to cover O but Becky Bayless got on the apron. Silver was distracted and kissed her. O nailed him with a DVDR for the pin.
York and O battled back and forth with clotheslines. O went for a suplex but York landed on his feet. He kicked O down. Fox nailed a great swanton off the top and pinned O.
It was down to four with one pinfall to a finish. York, Fox, Lynn and Swan battled. Lynn and Swann collided in mid-air with bodypresses. Fox nailed York with a diamond cutter. He went to the top but York went after him. Fox rolled through and battled back and forth.
Swann nailed York with a big ruight hand. Swann came off the ropes with a springboard into a cutter. Lynn nailed him with a TKO for a two count. They did a Tower of Doom spot. Fox came off the top with a 450 splash for a two count. Lynn nailed a cradle piledriver for the win on Fox.
Real fun match!
York took the mic and said that Lynn was a credit to the sport and was someone who didn't play politics but was what a wrestler should be. He thanked his opponents but especially thanked Lynn, who he has crossed paths with over the years and thanked him for being the best.
Lynn took the mic and thanked everyone for their support. He said he wishes he didn't have to give them half crippled Jerry Lynn. The crowd didn't agree with that. Lynn said that he would retire soon but would be back here 2/9 against Lance Storm. He got a big round of applause on the way out.
They brought out the Honkytonk Man, who sang his immortally awesome song.
Sami Callhan vs. Goldust
They did some really nice back and forth wrestling early. Callihan worked over his knee and leg. Goldust fought back but was dropkicked low. Callihan nailed him with a series of forearms in the corner and began working on Dustin's shoulder. He went for a hiptoss but it was blocked and Goldust used a backslide for a two count.
Callihan cut him off and worked over Goldust on the mat. Goldust made a comeback with a series of clotheslines and right hands. He nailed Callihan with a bulldog for a two count.
Callihan fought back and nailed a big running boot to the face. He set up Goldust in the corner and nailed a Facewash. He rebounded off the ropes and nailed a big running boot, then locked on the Stretch Muffler. Goldust turned it into a pinfall combination. Goldust nailed a bulldog and scored the pin.
Your winner, Goldust!
Solid back and forth match but nothing that was exceedingly great.
Goldust took the mic after and said that he promises everyone that Callihan is the future. He said that he knows what he is doing in the ring and said Callihan is right up there with the Shield, Dolph Ziggler, Wade Barrett and his own brother Cody Rhodes. He promised the crowd that Sami was going to be big and thanked him for wrestling him.
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