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By Buck Woodward on 2007-05-20 22:39:00

Kristal asked all the Divas who would win between John Cena and the Great Khali.  Maria picked Batista.  That's about the only interesting thing to come out of this segment.

United States Champion Chris Benoit vs. MVP, two out of three falls.

Benoit and MVP locked up at the bell, and they rolled to the floor, maintaining the lock up.  They got back in the ring and MVP slapped Benoit.  Benoit slapped him back, then grabbed the legs for the Sharpshooter.  MVP rolled onto his stomach and Benoti went for a Crossface, but MVP got up quick.  Benoit hit two armdrags and  a drop toe hold, then went for a Crossface, but MVP blocked it and got back to his feet.   MVP kicked at Benoit's leg, then they locked up and MVP took Benoit down with a side mare.  MVP maintained the side headlock, and Benoit hit a back suplex to escape.  MVP dove for a leg, but Benoit grabbed at the arm while MVP tried to lock in a waistlock before the got in the ropes.  MVP missed a punch, and Benoit hit some chops and forearms.  MVP sent Benoit into the ropes and clipped the leg for a two count, then dropped two elbows onto the leg.  MVP kicked at the leg and pulled at it, then drove his knee into it. MVP slammed Benoit's leg down on the mat, then wrapped it on the second rope and yanked at it.  Benoit chopped MVP, then went for a German suplex, but MVP blocked it.  Benoit hit some forearms to the back, then uncorked three consecutive German suplexes, with Benoit's leg buckling on the third.  MVP went for a clothesline, but Benoit grabbed it and took MVP to the mat with the Crippler Crossface.  MVP got his foot on the bottom rope to break it.

MVP kicked at Benoit's leg, knocking him to the mat.  MVP missed a running kick in the corner, and Benoit hit a forearm to the back of the head.  Benoit grabbed MVP's legs and applied the Sharpshooter, but MVP made the ropes quickly.  Benoit hit a kick as MVP went after his bad leg, then gave him an enzugiri.  MVP chopblocked the leg and kicked at it. MVP got on the second rope, but Benoit grabbed him for an Electric Chair.  However, Benoit's leg buckled under him, and he fell to one knee, allowing MVP to hit the Playmaker for the pin at the eight minute mark.

First fall, MVP.

The referee checked Benoit's leg during the rest period.  Benoit hit some forearms, but his leg was bothering him, and MVP slid to the floor, tripping Benoit, and pulled his leg across the ring apron and pounded it.  MVP dropped an elbow on the leg on the apron, then covered Benoit twice for two counts.  MVP dropped a knee on the leg, then kicked it.  MVP tied Benoit to the Tree of Woe.  Benoit tried to grab MVP from the Tree to keep him from backing up, but MVP did and charged in on him.  MVP applied a leglace, but Benoit tried to counter it with an ankle lock, unsuccessfully.  MVP pounded on Benoit's knee, but Benoit came back with some chops.  Benoit went for a cross face, but MVP blocked it and applied a torture rack to the leg.  Benoit struggled, but eventually made the ropes.  MVP applied a cravate and hit some knees to the chest.  MVP went for the Playmaker, but Benoit dropped down and tried to hook MVP's legs.  MVP tried to punch Benoit away, but Benoit tripped him and went for a Crossface, but MVP rolled through it and small packaged him for a two count. Benoit went for the legs, but MVP kicked him into the ropes and then kicked out his bad leg.  MVP hooked Benoit's legs and pulled him into a small package for the pin at the fourteen minute mark.

Second fall, MVP.

Winner and new United States Champion: MVP.

The aired a video package on Cena vs. Khali, basically playing up that Cena has no chance.

WWE Champion John Cena vs. The Great Khali.

John Cena came out first, without his belt, and there was a long pause before Khali, who had the strap, came out.  They did the ring introductions after both men were in the ring.  They went face to chest at the bell, and Cena delivered some body blows, but Khali just shoved him down.  Cena ran into a clothesline, and Khali hit an elbow in the corner.  Khali hit a headbutt, then punched him to the mat.  Cena rolled to the floor.  Khali went to the floor and threw Cena into the steps.  Khali tossed Cena back into the ring.  Khali stood on Cena's chest for a two count.  Khali slammed Cena, then hit a legdrop, but Cena got to the ropes to avoid the pin.  Khali whipped Cena hard into the turnbuckles, then did it again and followed with a clothesline.  Khali missed an elbowdrop, and Cena hit a Throwback on Khali while he was on his knees.  Khali kicked out easily.  Cena threw some punches, put Khali kicked Cena and Cena rolled to the floor. 

Khali threw Cena into the table, then brought him back into the ring and applied a nervehold. Cena struggled up, and broke out of the hold.  Cena hit a pair of shoulderblocks, and Khali did the old Andre The Giant "fall back and get tied in the ropes" spot.  Khali got out after one flurry of punches though, and hit a boot to the face of a charging Cena.  Khali went for the big chop, but Cena blocked it, so Khali tossed him to the floor. Khali went to the floor to grab the ring steps, but Cena dropkicked them into Khali's legs. Cena rolled Khali into the ring, then as Khali was getting up, Cena hit a top rope legdrop to the back of Khali's head.  Cena applied the STFU.  It looked for a while like Khali's leg was going to go under the bottom rope, but Khali then tapped out at the eight minute mark.

Winner: John Cena.

Khali rolled out of the ring, and Cena was given back his title belt. Cena celebrated in the ring to end the PPV at 10:38pm. Elite Subscribers can enjoy the coverage on an ad-free site, and also enjoy our exclusive post-PPV audio show.  You can become an elite subscriber by clicking here.


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