WWE Night of Champions 2011
September 18, 2011
First Niagara Center
Buffalo, New York
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Air Boom (c) vs. Awesome Truth For The WWE Tag Team Championship
Miz and Kofi will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Miz backs Kofi into the turnbuckles. Miz HeadButts Kofi. Kofi responds with a straight right hand for a two count. Kofi tags in Bourne. Kofi lays Miz flat on the top rope. Bourne lands a Flying Double Stomp for a two count. Bourne kicks Miz in the hamstring. Air Boom are double teaming Miz. Miz kicks Kofi in the gut. Miz makes the tag to Truth. Kofi with a Back Body Drop. Bourne follows that with a Tilt-A-Whirl HeadScissors TakeOver. Stereo Dropkicks that sends Miz out of the ring. Air Boom lays out Awesome Truth with Stereo Crossbody Blocks on the floor. Bourne with the lateral press for a two count. Truth repeatedly stomps on Bourne’s chest.
Truth talks smack to the Buffalo crowd. Miz attacks Bourne behind the referee’s back. Following a snap mare takeover, Miz drops Bourne with a Big Boot for a two count. Miz applies a rear chin lock. Bourne gets back to a vertical base. Bourne goes for a Leaping Knee Strike, but Miz counters with a clothesline for a two count. The Double Shoulder Block from Awesome Truth only gets a two count. Bourne creates distance with an Exploder Suplex. Awesome Truth are cutting the ring in half. Miz transitions into a ground and pound attack. Miz kicks Bourne in the back. Bourne fires back with his lightning quick offense. Bourne makes the hot tag to Kofi.
Kofi with a SpringBoard Clothesline to Miz. Kofi knocks Truth off the ring apron. Kofi dropkicks Miz. Kofi follows that with a Jumping Lariat. Kofi connects with the Boom Drop. Kofi goes for the Trouble in Paradise, but he’s distracted by Truth. Kofi with the SOS to Miz for a two count. Truth whips Kofi’s face off the top rope. Miz decks Kofi with the Inverted DDT for a two count. Bourne delivers a Flying Double Knee Strike to Miz. Miz responds with a Big Boot.
Miz is arguing with the referee. Bourne with a Jack Knife Cover with a Bridge for a two count. Bourne drops Miz with a Spinning Heel Kick. Bourne follows that with a Leaping Knee Strike to Truth. Bourne goes for the Air Bourne, but Miz ducks out of the way. Miz connects with the Swinging Inverted DDT for a two count as Kofi breaks up the pin attempt. The referee didn’t see Miz making the tag to Truth. Miz plants Bourne with the Skull Crushing Finale for a two count because the referee was still arguing with Truth. Miz shoves down the referee to cause the disqualification.
Winner: Still WWE Tag Team Champions, Air Boom via Disqualification
Second Match: Cody Rhodes (c) vs. Ted DiBiase for the WWE Intercontinental Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. DiBiase backs Rhodes into the turnbuckles. Rhodes drop toe holds DiBiase to the canvas. Rhodes applies a crippler cross face. DiBiase responds with a side headlock. Rhodes goes for a Hip Toss, but DiBiase counters with a Big Boot for a two count. Rhodes wants the Buffalo crowd to put on their paper bags. DiBiase with a short-arm lariat for a tone count. DiBiase applies a wrist lock. Rhodes with multiple forearm shivers to DiBiase. Rhodes delivers a Wheel Barrow Kick to DiBiase. DiBiase dropkicks Rhodes for a two count. DiBiase repeatedly stomps on Rhodes chest. Rhodes slaps DiBiase in the face. DiBiase transitions into a ground and pound attack.
DiBiase goes for a Back Body Drop, but Rhodes lands back on his feet. Rhodes drops DiBiase with a knee lift. Rhodes follows that with the Beautiful Disaster Kick for a two count. Rhodes drives his knee to the midsection of DiBiase. Rhodes connects with the Front Suplex. Rhodes applies a rear chin lock. Rhodes transitions into an abdominal stretch. Rhodes kicks DiBiase in the gut. Following a bridging cover, Rhodes HeadButts DiBiase. Rhodes is stomping a mud hole and walking it dry. DiBiase side steps Rhodes into the turnbuckles. Rhodes and DiBiase are trading back and forth shots.
DiBiase goes for a Basement Dropkick, but Rhodes holds onto the ropes. Rhodes delivers a Big Boot. Rhodes goes back to the Abdominal Stretch. DiBiase creates distance with a hip toss. Rhodes responds with a dropkick for a two count. Rhodes applies a hammer lock. Rhodes decks DiBiase with a Drop Down Uppercut. DiBiase clotheslines Rhodes. DiBiase follows that with an Inverted Atomic Drop. DiBiase ducks a clothesline from Rhodes. DiBiase with a Running Knee Strike for a two count. DiBiase connects with a SpineBuster for a two count. Rhodes goes for another Beautiful Disaster, but DiBiase counters with a dropkick in mid-air for a two count. DiBiase has Rhodes perched on the top turnbuckle. DiBiase rips off Rhodes mask. Rhodes rolls DiBiase over with a hand full of tights to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE Intercontinental Champion, Cody Rhodes via Pinfall
Third Match: Dolph Ziggler (c) w/Vickie Guerrero vs. Alex Riley vs. Jack Swagger vs. John Morrison in a Fatal Four Way Match For The WWE United States Championship
Riley bounces Ziggler’s head on the top turnbuckle. Morrison has Swagger in a Corner Mount. Riley clotheslines Ziggler. Riley chucks Ziggler out of the ring. Swagger drops Riley with a Running Shoulder Tackle. Swagger transitions into a ground and pound attack. Riley ducks a clothesline from Swagger. Riley with an STO for a two count. Riley knocks Ziggler off the ring apron.
Riley goes for the SlingShot Crossbody Block, but Ziggler ducks out of the way. Morrison rolls Swagger over for a two count. Swagger drives his knee to the midsection of Morrison. Swagger goes for a Back Body Drop, but Morrison lands back on his feet. Morrison decks Swagger with a Leaping RoundHouse Kick for a two count. Morrison dropkicks Ziggler. Morrison kicks Swagger in the chest. Swagger responds with a Hip Toss that sends Morrison crashing to the outside.
Ziggler and Swagger are yelling at each other. Swagger clotheslines Ziggler. Swagger follows that with a Big Boot. Riley connects with the TKO for a two count as Vickie Guerrero places Swagger’s boot on the bottom rope. Ziggler dropkicks the back of Riley. Morrison with a SpringBoard RoundHouse Kick for a two count. Ziggler kicks Morrison in the knee. Ziggler with the Famouser for a two count. Ziggler lands a clubbing blow to the back of Morrison. Morrison slides under Ziggler. Morrison places Ziggler on the top turnbuckle. Ziggler gets Morrison tied in the tree of woe.
Morrison with an Avalanche German Suplex to Riley. Swagger continues the sequence with an Avalanche Running Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex to Ziggler. Morrison punches Swagger. Morrison dropkicks Riley. Morrison follows that with a Spinning DDT. Morrison with the Standing Spanish Fly for a two count. Morrison drags Riley to the corner. Morrison goes for the Star Ship Pain, but Riley gets his knees up in the air. Ziggler gets Morrison trapped in the Sleeper Hold. Swagger applies an Ankle Lock on Riley. Riley shoves Swagger into Ziggler. Riley connects with the Riley Elevation for a two count. Swagger goes back to the Ankle Lock. Swagger with a Gut Wrench PowerBomb to Morrison. Ziggler from behind sends Swagger out of the ring and steals the victory.
Winner: Still WWE United States Champion, Dolph Ziggler via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Randy Orton (c) vs. Mark Henry For The WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Henry launches Orton to the corner. Orton starts firing off multiple haymakers. Orton kicks Henry in the knee. Orton drops Henry with a Big Boot. Orton follows that with the Garvin Stomp. Orton with a Leaping Knee Strike to Henry. Henry immediately gets back on his feet. Orton sends Henry out of the ring. Henry out of frustration clears the announce table. Henry goes for a Press Slam, but Orton lands back on his feet. Henry blocks the RKO. Henry decks Orton with a Big Boot. Henry with a Body Avalanche to Orton. Orton applies a Sleeper Hold. Henry backs Orton into the turnbuckles. Orton with a series of clubbing lariats across the chest of Henry. Henry with a right hand that sends Orton crashing to the outside.
Henry rams Orton’s back across the ring apron. Henry rolls Orton back into the ring. Henry HeadButts Orton. Henry continues to apply pressure to the back of Orton. Henry steps on Orton’s back. Henry bodyslams Orton. Henry follows that with a Running Splash for a two count. Henry delivers a Big Elbow Drop for another two count. Henry kicks Orton in the chest. Henry clotheslines Orton. Henry is choking Orton in the center of the ring.
Orton fires up with a series of uppercuts. Henry drops Orton with another HeadButt. Henry goes for a Running Splash, but Orton ducks out of the way. Orton transitions into a Corner Mount. Orton dropkicks Henry. Orton goes for the IEDDT, but Henry counters with a HeadButt. Henry connects with the World’s Strongest Slam for a two count. Orton kicks Henry in mid-air. Orton ChopBlocks Henry. Orton with the IEDDT for a two count. Henry kicks Orton in the gut. Orton goes for the RKO, but Henry counters with the World’s Strongest Slam to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Mark Henry via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Kelly Kelly (c) w/Eve Torres vs. Beth Phoenix w/Natalya For The WWE Divas Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Phoenix backs Kelly into the ropes. Kelly applies a side headlock. Phoenix drops Kelly with a shoulder tackle. Phoenix goes for a elbow drop, but Kelly ducks out of the way. Kelly with a SpringBoard Hurricanrana for a two count. Kelly sends Phoenix face first to the middle rope. Kelly applies an Hanging Figure Four Neck Lock. Kelly goes for the Flying Crossbody Block, but Phoenix counters with a GutBuster. Phoenix slaps Kelly in the butt. Phoenix transitions into the ground and pound attack.
Phoenix with the lateral press for a two count. Phoenix catapults Kelly’s throat across the bottom rope for another two count. Kelly decks Phoenix with the Running BullDog. Eve Torres and Natalya are brawling on the floor. Phoenix clotheslines Eve. Kelly rolls Phoenix over for a two count. Kelly side steps Phoenix into the turnbuckles. Phoenix delivers a Discus Lariat. Phoenix places Kelly on the top turnbuckle. Phoenix connects with the SuperPlex for a two count. Phoenix goes for the Glam Slam, but Kelly counters with the Sunset Flip Cover to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE Divas Champion, Kelly Kelly via Pinfall
Sixth Match: Alberto Del Rio (c) w/Ricardo Rodriguez vs. John Cena For The WWE Championship
Cena ducks a clothesline from Del Rio. Cena lands a side headlock takeover. Cena drops Del Rio with a shoulder tackle. Del Rio heads to the ring apron. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Del Rio applies a side headlock. Cena fires off another shoulder tackle. Del Rio kicks Cena in the gut. Del Rio transitions into a ground and pound attack. Cena bounces Del Rio’s head on the top turnbuckle. Cena with a Running Bulldog to Del Rio. Ricardo Rodriguez trips Cena. Referee Charles Robinson ejects Rodriguez from the ringside area. Del Rio attacks Cena from behind. Del Rio side steps Cena into the turnbuckles. Del Rio with a Running RoundHouse Kick to the hips of Cena. Del Rio kicks Cena in the back. Del Rio rolls Cena back into the ring. Del Rio with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike for a two count. Del Rio applies a rear chin lock. Cena gets back to a vertical base.
Test of strength in the center of the ring. Cena with a Gut Wrench Suplex to Del Rio. Cena follows that with a Fisherman’s Suplex for a two count. Del Rio responds with a Double Knee ArmBreaker for a two count. Del Rio drops Cena with a Big Boot. Del Rio kicks Cena in the face. Del Rio starts targeting the shoulder of Cena. Del Rio with the lateral press for a two count. Del Rio goes back to the rear chin lock. Cena creates separation with a Side Belly to Belly Suplex. Both men are knocked down after a double clothesline. Del Rio kicks Cena in the hamstring. Del Rio has Cena staggering on the ring apron.
Cena whips Del Rio’s face off the top rope. Del Rio clotheslines Cena for a two count. Del Rio goes for the Running Basement Dropkick, but Cena ducks out of the way. Cena with a SlingShot Suplex to Del Rio. Cena delivers back to back leaping shoulder tackles. Cena follows that with the Spinning Side Slam. Cena connects with the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Del Rio counters with a BackStabber for a two count. Del Rio kicks Cena in the back. Cena with a Corner Clothesline. Cena dropkicks Del Rio for a two count.
Cena ascends to the top turnbuckle. Del Rio with a Running Step Up Enzuigiri for a two count. Del Rio decks Cena with the Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker. Del Rio is choking Cena with his boot. Del Rio gets Cena tied in the tree of woe. Cena sends Del Rio shoulder first to the steel ring post. Cena lands a Flying Leg Drop for a two count. Del Rio responds with a German Suplex for a two count. Del Rio with a Flying Senton Bomb, but Cena kicks out again. Del Rio gets Cena trapped in the Cross Arm Breaker. Cena regains momentum with a PowerBomb. Cena connects with the Attitude Adjustment. Cena attacks Ricardo Rodriguez. Cena locks in the STF which forces Del Rio to tap out.
Winner: New WWE Champion, John Cena via Submission
Seventh Match: CM Punk vs. Triple H in a No Disqualification Match. If Triple H Loses, He’ll No Longer Be The COO Of WWE
Punk knocks HHH off the ring apron before the bell rings. Punk is going to town on the back of HHH. Punk launches HHH into the time keepers area. Punk clears the announce table. HHH attacks Punk from behind. HHH whips Punk sternum first across the ringside barricade. HHH launches Punk over the announce table. HHH transitions into a ground and pound attack. Punk goes for the GTS, but HHH blocks it. Punk tells HHH to bring it. Punk and HHH are trading back and forth shots. HHH drives his knee to the midsection of Punk. HHH is mauling Punk in the corner. HHH goes for the Pedigree, but Punk blocks it. Punk is ramming his shoulders into the midsection of HHH. HHH sends Punk crashing to the outside.
HHH drives Punk’s knee across the steel ring post. Punk fires back with a flurry of haymakers. Punk delivers a Running Knee Strike. The brawl spills into the Buffalo Crowd. HHH with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike off the barricade. Punk throws a garbage can at HHH. Punk sends HHH rib first to the steel guard rail. Punk with multiple cross faces to HHH. HHH catapults Punk face first to the LED Board on the stage. HHH goes for a Pedigree, but Punk counters with a Big Back Body Drop. Punk with a Flying Clothesline off the LED Board. Punk is throwing sandbags at HHH. Punk delivers a Spinning Heel Kick. Punk decks HHH with a Big Leg Lariat. Punk rolls HHH back into the ring. Punk hits HHH in the back with a steel chair for a two count. Punk wedges the chair in between the turnbuckles.
HHH connects with the SpineBuster for a two count. HHH sends Punk face first across the chair in the corner. HHH ChopBlocks Punk. HHH goes back to targeting the knee of Punk. HHH hits Punk in the knee with a Steel Chair. HHH gives Punk the Suck It Hand Gesture. Punk kicks HHH into the steel ring steps. Punk delivers another Leg Lariat. Punk sends HHH crashing through the spanish announce table with a Flying Elbow Drop. Awesome Truth storms into the ring and attacks Punk and HHH. Miz drops HHH with the Skull Crushing Finale. Truth follows that with the Lie Detector to Punk.
Punk with the lateral press, but HHH kicks out at two. Awesome Truth lays out Scott Armstrong. John Laurinaitis makes his way to the ringside area. HHH with a SpineBuster to Miz. Punk sends Truth out of the ring. HHH connects with the Pedigree, but it’s no avail due to the referee being knocked out. Punk delivers a GTS for a two count as Truth drags Punk out of the ring. Punk with another GTS to Truth. Punk goes for the SpringBoard Clothesline, but HHH counters with the Pedigree for a two count. Kevin Nash makes his way to the ringside area. Nash punches Punk. Nash starts attacking HHH. Nash PowerBombs Punk. HHH drops Nash with a Big Sledgehammer Shot. HHH plants Punk with the Pedigree to pickup the victory.
Winner: Triple H via Pinfall