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Wrestling Rewind: WWE No Mercy 2008

WWE No Mercy 2008
October 5, 2008
Rose Garden
Portland, Oregon

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

First Match: Matt Hardy (c) vs. Mark Henry w/Tony Atlas for the ECW Championship 

Collar and elbow tie up. Henry backs Hardy into the corner. Henry talks smack to the referee. Hardy applies a side headlock. Henry drops Hardy with a shoulder tackle. Henry follows that with a big haymaker. Henry kicks Hardy in the gut. Henry is mauling Hardy in the corner. Hardy side steps Henry into the turnbuckles. Hardy repeatedly kicks Henry in the hamstring. Henry drops Hardy with a clothesline. Henry is choking Hardy with his boot. Henry lands a Big HeadButt. Hardy is chopping down Henry in the corner. Henry runs through Hardy with another clothesline. Henry goes for a BodySlam, but Hardy lands back on his feet.

Hardy chop blocks Henry. Hardy continues to apply pressure to the left leg of Henry. Hardy drags Henry out of the ring. Henry shoves Hardy into the ring apron. Henry whips Hardy face first into the top turnbuckle. Henry drops Hardy with a Big Boot for a two count. Henry drags Hardy to the corner. Henry connects with a Seated Splash for a two count. Henry has Hardy trapped in a Vice Grip in the middle of the ring. Henry transitions into a Cravate. Hardy fires off a series of haymakers.

Hardy ducks a clothesline from Henry. Henry locks in a Bear Hug. Hardy goes for a Sunset Flip, but Henry holds onto the top turnbuckle. Henry misses on the Leg Drop. Hardy with a Flying Back Elbow Strike to the back of Henry’s neck. Hardy connects with the Side Effect for a two count. Hardy goes for the Twist of Fate, but Henry blocks it. Henry connects with a Running Splash for a two count. Henry goes for the World’s Strongest Slam, but Hardy counters with the Twist of Fate to pickup the victory. 

Winner: Still ECW Champion, Matt Hardy via Pinfall 

Second Match: Beth Phoenix (c) w/Santino Marella vs. Candice Michelle for the WWE Women’s Championship 

Michelle immediately dropkicks Phoenix after the bell rings. Michelle follows that with a leg drop for a two count. Michelle sends Phoenix crashing into the turnbuckles. Michelle drop toe holds Phoenix into the canvas. Michelle rolls Phoenix over for a two count. Michelle lands another dropkick. The onslaught continues as Michelle connects with the enziguri.  Phoenix responds with White Noise that sends Michelle crashing into the turnbuckles.

Phoenix kicks Michelle in the shoulder. Phoenix drives Michelle’s shoulder to the middle turnbuckle. Phoenix goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. Phoenix applies a Cross Arm Breaker. Michelle gets Phoenix shoulders pinned to the mat for a one count. Michelle connects with a Jaw Breaker. Michelle follows that with a series of leaping lariats.

Michelle dropkicks Michelle to the corner. Michelle drops Phoenix with a Spinning Heel Kick for a two count. Michelle goes for a Russian Leg Sweep, but Phoenix counters with an STO. Michelle sends Phoenix crashing crotch first on the top turnbuckle. Michelle connects with the Hesitation Dropkick for a two count as Santino Marella drags Phoenix out of the ring. Michelle drops Santino with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick. Phoenix clotheslines Michelle on the outside. Michelle rolls Phoenix over for a two count. Phoenix plants Michelle with The Glam Slam to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Women’s Champion, Beth Phoenix via Pinfall 

Third Match: Kane vs. Rey Mysterio 

Mysterio ducks a clothesline from Kane. Mysterio lands a series of right hands. Mysterio connects with a SpringBoard Dropkick that sends Kane crashing to the outside. Kane responds with a Big Boot. Kane is trying to rip off Mysterio’s mask. Mysterio rolls himself out of the ring. Mysterio connects with a Basement Dropkick. Mysterio repeatedly kicks Kane in the ribs. Mysterio with a SpringBoard Basement Dropkick that sends Kane to the second rope. Mysterio goes for the 619, but Kane counters with a clothesline for a two count. Mysterio responds with a jaw breaker. Mysterio lands a Hurricanrana that sends Kane tumbling to the outside.

Mysterio goes for a SpringBoard Crossblody Block, but Kane catches him in mid-air. Mysterio locks in the Sleeper Hold. Kane launches Mysterio into the time keeper’s area. Kane drives Mysterio back first into the steel ring post. Kane rolls Mysterio back into the ring. Kane bodyslams Mysterio. Kane stomps on Mysterio chest. Kane follows that with a kick to the spine. Kane applies a rear chin lock. Kane drops Mysterio with a Running Boot for a two count. Kane uppercuts Mysterio. Kane follows that with a back breaker. Kane continues to apply pressure to the back of Mysterio. Mysterio is trying to create distance. Mysterio lands a Big Boot. Mysterio connects with a Tilt-A-Whirl Neck Breaker.

Kane places Mysterio on the top turnbuckle. Kane is tugging on Mysterio’s mask. Mysterio drops Kane with a MoonSault. Mysterio is chopping down Kane in the middle of the ring. Mysterio connects with a SpringBoard Leg Drop for a two count. Kane responds with a Side Walk Slam for a two count. Kane goes for the ChokeSlam, but Mysterio lands back on his feet. Mysterio plants Kane with a SpringBoard DDT. Mysterio follows that with a Flying Splash for a two count. Mysterio goes for the Seated Senton, Kane counters with a big haymaker for a two count. Kane goes for a Big Boot, but Mysterio ducks out of the way. Mysterio connects with the 619 to the back of Kane. Mysterio ascends to the top turnbuckle. Mysterio goes for a Flying Crossbody Block to the outside, but Kane hits Mysterio in the face with a steel chair to cause the disqualification.

Winner: Rey Mysterio via Disqualification

– Legacy starts brawling with MVP, CM Punk and Kofi Kingston following a in-ring confrontation with Randy Orton. 

Fourth Match: Batista vs. JBL in a #1 Contenders Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship 

JBL backs himself in the corner after the bell rings. Collar and elbow tie up. Batista drives JBL into the turnbuckles. JBL lands a series of right hands. JBL bounces Batista head on the top turnbuckle. Batista fires back with a flurry of haymakers. Batista clotheslines JBL. Batista follows that with a Back Elbow Strike. Batista with a Running Boot to the chest of JBL for a two count. Batista is mauling JBl in the corner.

JBL lands a Big Boot. JBL goes for the Clothesline From Hell, but Batista counters with a Spear. JBL rolls himself out of the ring. Batista drives JBL back first into the ring apron. Batista tosses JBL back into the ring. JBL lands another a Big Boot that sends Batista crashing to the outside. JBL goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. JBL connects with a Swinging Neck Breaker. JBL follows that with a elbow drop for a two count. JBL applies a rear chin lock.

Batista gets back to a vertical base. Batista connects with a Belly to Back Suplex. Batista and JBL are trading back and forth shots. Batista clotheslines JBL. Batista follows that with a Corner Clothesline. Batista repeatedly drives his shoulder into the midsection of JBL. Batista connects with a PowerSlam. Batista goes for another Spear, but JBL counters with a Big Boot. JBL locks in the Sleeper Hold. Batista plants JBL with the Spine Buster. Batista connects with the Batista Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Batista via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: The Big Show vs. The Undertaker 

Taker ducks a clothesline from Show. Taker lands a series of right hands. Show responds with a bodyshot. Show clotheslines Taker out of the ring. Taker lands a HeadButt from the ring apron. Taker follows that with a Stunner. Show responds with a Running Knee Strike that sends Taker crashing to the outside. Show lands even more bodyshots. Show launches Taker back first into the barricade. Show goes for a BodySlam, but Taker lands back on his feet. Taker sends Show face first into the steel ring post. Taker fires off more haymakers on the outside. Taker connects with a Running Leg Drop on the ring apron.

Show is trying to regain stamina in the corner. Taker lands back to back Body Avalanches. Taker follows that with a Big Boot. Show responds with a Running Lariat. Show bodyslams Taker. Show follows that with a elbow drop for a two count. Taker and Show are trading back and forth shots. Show is mauling Taker in the corner. Show with a Side Russian Leg Sweep for a two count. Show drops Taker with a Knee Lift. There’s a long striking fest in the middle of the ring. Show HeadButts Taker. Show goes for a Second Rope Splash, but Taker ducks out of the way. Taker lands a flurry of haymakers in the middle of the ring.

Taker kicks Show in the jaw. Taker connects with a Flying Clothesline. Taker follows that with a Leg Drop for a two count. Taker goes for Old School, but Show counters with a ChokeSlam. Show goes for the cover, but Taker kicks out at the count of two. Show goes for the Knockout Punch, but Taker blocks it. We have a stale mate in the center of the ring. Taker plants Show with a DDT for a two count. Taker is teeing off on Show in the corner. Taker is distracted by the referee. Show rams Taker’s face into the exposed steel. Show lands back to back Knockout Punches. Show follows that with another KnockOut Punch to the back of Taker’s head which forces the referee to call for the bell.

Winner: The Big Show via Knockout 

Sixth Match: Triple H (c) vs. Jeff Hardy for the WWE Championship 

HHH attacks Hardy from behind after the bell rings. HHH rolls Hardy over for a two count. HHH applies a wrist lock. Hardy reverses the hold. Hardy connects with a side headlock takeover. HHH responds with a head scissors hold. Back to the collar and elbow tie up. HHH applies a side headlock. HHH drops Hardy with a shoulder tackle. HHH follows that with a hip toss. Hardy responds with a boot to the jaw of HHH. Hardy lands another side headlock takeover. HHH gets back to a vertical base. Hardy drops HHH with a shoulder tackle. Hardy goes back to the side headlock. HHH connects with a back elbow strike. Hardy responds with a Leg Scissors TakeOver. Hardy clotheslines Hardy over the top rope. Hardy connects with a Flying Clothesline off the ring apron.

Hardy rolls HHH back into the ring. Hardy with a SlingShot Leg Drop for a two count. Hardy follows that with his third side headlock takeover of the match. Hardy kicks HHH in the chest. HHH launches Hardy to the ring apron. Hardy rams his shoulders to the midsection of HHH. HHH goes for a Draping Pedigree, but Hardy counters with a Back Body Drop that sends HHH crashing to the outside. Hardy goes for a SomerSault Plancha, but HHH ducks out of the way. HHH rolls Hardy back into the ring. HHH goes for the cover, but only gets a two count. HHH connects with a back breaker. HHH follows that with a series of elbow drops to the back of Hardy. HHH and Hardy are trading back and forth shots. HHH connects with a Face Buster for a two count.

HHH lands a series of shoulder blocks in the corner. Hardy responds with a Bg Boot. HHH gets Hardy trapped in the Abdominal Stretch. HHH using the top rope for leverage. HHH applies a Sleeper Hold in the middle of the ring. Hardy connects with a SlingBlade. HHH goes for a Back Body Drop, but Hardy lands back on his feet. Hardy drops HHH with a Over Head Kick. Hardy connects with a Split Legged Basement Dropkick. Hardy follows that with a Low DropKick. Hardy launches HHH out of the ring. Hardy connects with a SomerSault Plancha. Hardy with a Flying Clothesline for a two count.

Hardy goes for a Twist of Fate, but HHH counters with a Lariat for a two count. HHH lands a back elbow strike. HHH goes for a Flying Knee Strike, but Hardy counters with a SitOut Face Buster for a two count. Hardy follows that with a Flying Crossbody Block. HHH gets Hardy shoulders pinned to the mat for a two count. HHH plants Hardy with a Spine Buster. HHH goes for the Pedigree, but Hardy blocks it. Hardy catapults HHH face first to the top turnbuckle. Hardy connects with the Whisper In The Wind for a two count. Hardy goes for the Swanton Bomb, but HHH ducks out of the way. HHH goes for the Pedigree, but Hardy counters with the Twist of Fate. Hardy follows that with the Swanton Bomb for a two count. HHH responds with the rolling crucifix to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE Champion, Triple H via Pinfall 

Seventh Match: Chris Jericho (c) vs. Shawn Michaels in a Ladder Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship 

Collar and elbow tie up. Michaels applies a side headlock. Michaels transitions into the hammer lock. Jericho reverses the hold. Michaels drops Jericho with a shoulder tackle. Michaels ducks a clothesline from Jericho. Michaels goes for Sweet Chin Music, but Jericho rolls himself out of the ring. Michaels lands a knife edge chop. Jericho sends Michaels crashing shoulder first into the steel ring post. Jericho with a waist lock go-behind to Michaels. Jericho ducks a clothesline from Michaels. Jericho drops Michaels with a straight right hand. Jericho knocks Michaels off the ring apron.

Jericho bounces Michaels head on the apron. Michaels responds with a Flying Crossbody Block off a ladder in the ringside area. Jericho whips Michaels sternum first into the steel ring post. Jericho grabs a ladder. Michaels drop toe holds Jericho face first into the ladder. Jericho responds with the Walls of Jericho. Jericho kicks Michaels in the ribs. Michaels drives the ladder into Jericho’s face. Michaels sets up the ladder in the middle of the ring. Michaels starts scaling the ladder. Jericho’s mouth is busted open.

Jericho goes for a Buckle Bomb, but Michaels  counters with a Sunset Flip. Jericho accidentally catapults Michaels to the middle rungs of the ladder. Jericho knocks Michaels off the ladder. Jericho dumps a ladder on the back of Michaels. Jericho launches Michaels back first into the turnbuckles. Jericho goes for a Running BullDog, but Michaels blocks it. Jericho’s leg is trapped in between the ladder. Michaels gets Jericho trapped in the Figure Four Leg Lock. Jericho drives one side of a ladder to the head of Michaels. Jericho places a ladder on the top turnbuckle.

Jericho lands a series of right hands. Michaels launches Jericho onto the ladder on the top turnbuckle. Michaels repeatedly hits Jericho in the back with the ladder. Michaels clears the SmackDown Announce Table. Michaels and Jericho are trading back and forth shots on the ladder. Both men crashed and burned through the SmackDown Announce Table. Jericho goes for a SuperPlex off a ladder. Michaels sends Jericho crashing into the canvas. Michaels connects with the Top Rope Elbow Drop. Jericho stacks a ladder on top of Michaels. Jericho connects with the LionSault.

Jericho starts scaling a ladder in the middle of the ring. Michaels sends Jericho crashing to the outside. Michaels was about to grab the world title, but Jericho knocks Michaels off the ladder. Michaels leg is trapped on the second rope. Jericho and Michaels are trading back and forth shots on the top of the ladder. Michaels has Jericho hanging from one of the rungs of the ladder. Garrison Cade knocks Michaels off the ladder. Michaels drops Cade with Sweet Chin Music. Jericho repositions himself on the ladder. We have ourself a tug of war on the top of the ladder. Jericho HeadButts Michaels off the ladder. Jericho grabs the World Heavyweight Championship to pickup the victory.

Winner: Still WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Chris Jericho 

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