The two men shake hands and then circle the ring. They tie up and struggle for power, Benoit backs Sting into the corner, but Sting powers back and backs Benoit into the opposite corner. The referee then makes the two back away from each other.
The crowd begins a Benoit chant, but when that stops, a Sting chants begins. The crowd seem totally split between the two superstars at this point.
Then, they tie up again, this time, Benoit takes down Sting by the waist, and applies a waist lock as Sting tries to struggle out. The two tussle around the canvas, until both back off and grab the ropes. Benoit and Sting look across the ring at each other and realise that they are ready for a battle, and the crowd give another huge mixed response as the two warriors get to their feet.
They tie up again, this time, Sting gets a headlock, but Benoit reverses and whips Sting into the ropes and hit’s a shoulder block. Benoit whips Sting and goes for a reverse elbow, but Sting moves out of the way, and hits Benoit with a clothesline. Sting gets a cover, 1...2...Benoit kicks out. Sting then drops an elbow on Benoit and gives a WOOOO to the crowd. He picks up Benoit and places him in the corner. He hit’s a chop to which the crowd reply WOOOOO!! He hits another, and then Benoit reverses and hits five quick chops of his own. All of which all met with a WOOOOOOO. Benoit then whips Sting to the opposite corner, but as he runs at him, Sting hit’s a reverse elbow to the Crippler. He then hit’s a suplex on Benoit and gets a cover, 1...2...Kick out! Sting picks up Benoit and goes for another, but Benoit blocks it, and hit’s a suplex of his own. He then gets a cover, 1...2...Kick out! Benoit stomps on the grounded Sting, and then picks him up for a German suplex. Sting blocks it and rolls through for a pin, 1...2...Benoit kicks out!
Sting then picks up Benoit and attempts a Scorpion Death drop, but Benoit counters and rolls through to hit a German Suplex. He hangs on to Sting and hit’s another, he keeps the grip for one more German. The crowd then comes to it’s feet as Benoit signals for the Head butt. He takes a while to get to the top due to being a little fatigued. He goes for the Head butt, but Sting rolls out of the way at the last second, and Benoit hits nothing but the canvas. Sting then quickly tries to lock in the Scorpion Deathlock, but Benoit tries to fight it, Sting however, overpowers Benoit and locks the submission in.
Benoit screams in agony as he tries to make the ropes. He looks set to grab the bottom rope at one stage, but Sting pulls him back into the centre. Benoit then in one last attempt, hooks the right leg of Sting and counters the Deathlock. Benoit then locks the move in on Sting, but Sting scurries to the ropes immediately.
Sting then goes to the outside, but he is followed by Benoit. Benoit whips Sting into the steel steps, and then bounces his head off the announce table. He hit’s a German suplex to Sting on the outside and then throws him back in the ring.
Benoit then grabs the arm of Sting and goes for a crossface, but Sting fights out and gets to his feet and hit’s an atomic drop on Benoit, followed by a Death drop. He gets the cover, 1.…2.…BENOIT KICKS OUT!!!
Sting is shocked. He gets Benoit up and goes for the move again, but Benoit reverses and hit’s a Northern Lights Suplex. He gets the bridge for a cover, 1...2...Sting kicks out!! Benoit picks up Sting and hit’s a back drop. He then signals for the Head butt again. He goes up top, but this time, Sting jumps to his feet and stops Benoit at the top rope. They go punch for punch on the top rope, but Sting gets the better of the exchange. He then hit’s a superplex on Benoit to a huge ovation from the crowd.
Both men are laying motionless on the canvas as the crowd split their favouritism for the two men. The referee begins a ten count, 1.……2.……3.……4. Sting then begins to show some life, 5.……6, Sting begins to move and slowly places an arm over Benoit, 1...2...BENOIT KICKS OUT!!!
After a short while, both men begin to stir, and eventually they make it to their feet. They then go punch for punch, back and forth. Sting drives a knee into Benoit’s sternum and goes for a Belly to Belly, but Benoit fights out, and cradles Sting, 1...2...STING KICKS OUT!!! They both shoot up to their feet and Sting nails a clothesline. He then whips Benoit into the corner and hit’s a Stinger splash. Benoit staggers out and Sting hit’s a bulldog. He then goes to the top rope and looks for a body splash, but Benoit has it scouted and moves out of the way, and Sting hit’s the canvas.
Benoit takes the opportunity to get to the top rope and this time he does hit the Head butt. He struggles to make the cover, but he does eventually, 1.…2.…STING GETS A FOOT ON THE ROPE!!! Benoit is shocked. He gets Sting and puts him in the corner. He whips Sting hard, but Sting then has a sudden burst. He throws right and left hands at Benoit, backing him into the opposite corner. He kicks him and chops him in the corner, and then hit’s another Stinger Splash. He goes for another, but this time, Benoit moves, and as Sting bounces back out, Benoit applies the Crossface.
Sting screams out in pain, and in desperation goes for a cradle on Benoit, but Benoit blocks it and adds more pressure. Sting then somehow after nearly 30 seconds in the hold, puts his foot on the rope for the break.
Benoit reluctantly breaks, but as he runs toward Sting again, he is hotshotted off the top rope, and Sting hit’s the Death drop, he gets a cover, 1.…2.…BENOIT KICKS OUT. Sting is shocked. He gets Benoit up for another Death drop, but this time, Benoit grabs the arm of Sting, and hit’s a drop toe hold, and follows up with a Crossface again.
Sting looks set to tap after failing to make the ropes, but he then rolls through and gets a roll up, 1...2...KICK OUT!!! Sting then ducks a clothesline, and gets a crucifix pin on Benoit, but Benoit reverses and takes Sting by surprise by getting a cradle, 1.…2.…3!!!! BENOIT WINS!!!!! Benoit celebrates in the ring afterwards, and helps Sting to his feet. They share a hug, and Sting raises Benoit’s hand, acknowledging he was beaten by the better man.
Chris Jericho vs. Rhyno
Rhyno comes down first to a huge chorus of boos and flips the crowd off when he;s in the ring. The count down starts and the crowd erupts and the arena goes black. Jericho's pyro explodes and he stands before the ecstatic crowd, Jericho goes down the ramp way and stops and kisses his muscle and continues on into the ring doing his traditional strunt along the apron before getting in the ring.
The bell rings and Rhyno and Jericho lock eyes and stare each toehr down as a 'Y2J' chant starts up. They lock up and Rhyno gets the advantage by backing him into the corner. Tim White tries to break it up and Jericho gives a cheao shot and they both start slugging it out till Rhyno give Jericho a hard right hand that sends him down to one knee. Rhyno kicks Jericho in the face and laying into him some more with right hands.
Rhyno picks Jericho up and loacks him in a headlock as the crowd starts chantinf 'Y2J again. Jericho sends Rhyno into the ropes but gets hit back down with a shoulder block. Rhyno goes to the ropes and Jericho slides underneath and pops back up when Rhyno comes back on the re-bound and leap frogs him and they both go to the oppisite ropes and Jericho hits a cross body and starts giving him a series of right hands much to the crowds delight.
Jericho picks Rhyno back up and gives him 3 chops and sends him into the ropes only to be reversed and thrown to the outside, but Jericho holds on to the rope and regains his balance and heads up the the top rope to a huge cheer from the crowd. He comes off and give Rhyno a elbow the the face but he pops back up and gets hit with a spinning heel kick from Jericho and pins him only to get a 2 count.
They both get back up quickly but Jericho grabs his legs from underneath him and goes for the Walls but Rhyno quickly rights his way the ropes and pushes Jericho off of him. Rhyno runs after Jericho, who is next to the ropes, only to be backdropped to the out side. Rhyno quickly tries to get back in the ring but Jericho hits him with his Springboard Dropkick and knocks him back down to the floor. Jericho proceeds up to the turnbuckle but can;t get his footing for a few seconds which costshim greatly when he comes off and Rhyno catches him with a Gore while he's in mid-air to the floor. The crowd lets out a huge 'oooo.'
Tim White proceeds out of the ring to see if Jericho and Rhyno are ok but they both rolls around giving no response. Tim hes back in the ring and starts the 10 count as the crowd starts up a 'Holy Shit' chant as the replay shows in the Titan-Tron. 1..... 2..... 3..... 4..... Till Rhyno starts to stir and gets back up and throws Jericho back in the ring who is still holding his ribs. Rhyno makes the pin but only gets a 2 count. Rhyno picks Jericho back up by the hair and Suplexes him onto the ropes (ribs first) and starts stomping him when he falls back to the mat. Rhyno goes to the ropes and comes in with a hard right hand, only to get a lecture off Tim White.
Rhyno picks Jericho back up and gives him a thunderous right hand that knocks Chris back down. Rhyno then drops down and locks in a Leg Scissors around Jericho's ribs as he screams out in pain, Tim White keeps asking if he'll give up but he just keeps screaming in pain. Rhyno rolls him over to get a pin but he gets out of it but remains in the hold that causes Rhyno to apply more pressure and lock it tighter, this allows Jericho to take advantage of giving Rhyno a few Elbows to the face that causes the break.
Rhyno gets back up first and give Chris another hand right hand that rocks him backwards, Jericho then fires back with a series of punched to the gut of Rhyno and backs him into the ropes and goes for an Irish Whip but Rhyno holds on and picks him up in the Fireman Carry into a Aeraplane spin and then ctaches him with a Gut-Buster and pins him only to get a 2 count. Rhyno pops back up and gives Chris a few more right hands and then applies a Surfboad. Rhyno leaves it locked in for about 2 min and then drives his knee into his back and applies a Sleeper, but Jericho starts to fight out right away as the 'Y2J' chants start agin. Jericho gives him a couple of elbows and throws him into the ropes and goes for a roll-up but only gets a 2 count. They both pop back up but Rhyno kicks him in the guts and gives him a high vertical Suplex.
Rhyno flips Jericho off and then the crowd before heading up to the top-rope. Rhyno comes off for a Frog Slash but Jericho moves(lol a Frog Splash from a Rhyno), They both get up and knock each other down with a clothesline. Tim White starts the 10 count, 1..... 2..... 3..... 4..... 5..... 6..... 7..... 8 till they both regain their footing. Rhyno gives Jericho a hard chop and goes for a second but he ducks and backslides him but Rhyno quickly gets out at 2. Rhyno gets back up to give Jericho a right hand but is blocked and given some of his own. Jericho goes to the ropes and gives Rhyno a Forearm. Jericho goes to the ropes again as Rhyno gets back up and gives him a ShoulderBlock and then goes for a Clothesline but is ducked but Jericho quickly gives Rhyno a chop. Jericho tries to send him to the ropes but is reversed by Ryhno, Jericho hits a Loinsult onto Rhyno while he's still standing and goes for the pin but only gets a 2 count.
Jericho gets back up first and gives Rhyno a chop and goes for the whip into the corner but Rhyno reverses and sends Chris in instead, Rhyno follows in but gets cought with a kick to the face that puts Rhyno down. Jericho goes up to the top rope but slips off while attempting a Missile Dropkick. Rhyno stomps him a couple of times and pins him only to get a 2 count. Rhyno picks him back up and sends him face first into the turnbuckle and this time goes up and hits the Missle Dropkick and goes for the pin but Rhyno once again gets up at 2. Jericho can't believe it and argues with Tim White but catches Rhyno in the corner of his eye going for the Gore while his back is turned. Jericho side steps sends Rhyno to eat turnbuckle as Chris goes to the ropes and hits him with a Bulldog as Rhyno comes back out. Jericho goes for the Loinsult but Rhyno moves but Jericho himself lands on his feet and catches Rhyno with a back elbow knocking him back down. Jericho goes for another Loinsult and hits it but Rhyno once again gets up at 2.
Jericho can't believe it again and goes for a Whip on Rhyno but he holds on and hits a HUGE Spinebuster. Rhyno grabs Jerichos legs and flips the crowd off again and locks in the Walls on Jericho. The crowd starts chanting 'Y2J' again and he finally makes it to the ropes. Rhyno doesn't really care and goes straight to the corner and starts lining him up for the Gore. Jericho side steps and Rhyno eats Turnbuckles and Jericho rolls him up to lock in the 'Old School' Walls of Jericho. Chris nearly folds Rhyno in half backwards that forces him to tap out and the crowd goes ballistic and Jericho drops to his knees before getting up and having his hand raised by Tim White before dropping down to his knees holding his hands up in the air.