The countdown goes from 5 to 1 as pyro explodes on the stage. As Chris Jericho walks down the ramp to a mixed reaction from the crowd. He leans on the ropes standing on the apron and then makes his way into the ring and waits. Lance Storm's music plays. He walks out to a chorus of boos from the crowd. He rolls into the ring as the bell rings to signify the start of this match.
Both men get nose to nose in the centre of the ring. They back off from each other and circle around the ring. They go into the centre of the ring and lock up. Storm backs Jericho into the corner. The ref calls for a clean break and Storm obliges. Both men lock up again. Jericho goes quickly behind Storm with a Hammerlock. Storm swithces behind Jericho and gets him in a standing side-headlock. Jericho shoves Storm off the ropes and knocks him down with a shoulder-block when comes back. Storm stands up as Jericho locks up once again. Jericho goes behind with a waistlock. He lifts Storm up and then drops him onto his chest but Storm arm-drags Jericho over from the mat. Storm keeps hold of Jericho's arm and leg-drops it. Storm pulls Jericho up by his arm. Storm gives Jericho a knee to the gut. He shoves Jericho off the ropes and goes for a clothesline which Jericho ducks. Storm turns around as Jericho whips him off the ropes. Jericho lies down to a vertical base as Storm jumps over him and rebounds off the opposite ropes. He comes back as Jericho leap-frogs Storm who rebounds off the opposite ropes. Jericho catches Storm coming back in a Sleeper but Storm quickly ducks out of it and gets behind Jericho. He goes for a Back Suplex but Jericho lands on his feet. Jericho attempts a German Suplex but Storm lands on his feet this time. Storm runs Jericho into the ropes who ducks down as Storm goes flying through the ropes to the outside! Storm stands up as Jericho taunts him to boos. Storm stands on the apron as Jericho grapples him. Jericho goes for a Suplex back into the ring but Storm blocks it. Storm Suplexes Jericho over the top rope but he lands on the apron. Both men punch away at each other on the apron. Storm gains the advantage with a boot to the gut and grabs Jericho's head. He smashes his face into the top turnbuckle pad. Storm gets back into the ring as Jericho stumbles along the apron. Storm springboards off the top rope and Dropkicks Jericho off the apron as he falls to the floor at ringside! Jericho clutches at his right leg as he landed on it at ringside as the replay shows. Storm goes to the outside as Jericho stands. He stumbles forward as Storm runs and clips his right leg out from behind. Jericho goes down as Storm kicks away at his thigh. Storm lifts Jericho to his feet. He whips Jericho into the steel steps as Jericho hits them with his legs and goes flying over the steps. Jericho clutches at his legs as Storm walks towards him. He brings Jericho to his feet and drives him into the ring apron. Storm kicks away at Jericho's right leg. Storm lifts Jericho up in a Back Suplex position but then drops him legs-first on the steel steps! The crowd chants "holy shit!" as Jericho yells in pain clutching his right leg.
Storm rolls Jericho back into the ring and slides in himself. Jericho begins to stand but Storm quickly runs and chop blocks his right leg out. Jericho falls to the mat as Storm grabs his legs. Storm elbow-drops the inside of the knee of Jericho's right leg! Jericho screams in pain as we may have the first submission tapout of the match. Jericho grasps at the ring mat. He manages to sit up and knock Storm backwards with a right hand, breaking the hold. Storm stands and before Jericho can, he runs and drops an elbow to Jericho's right leg. Storm pulls him back towards the centre of the ring but Jericho manages to stand on his left leg and hit Storm in the head with an Enzeguri! Both men are down. After a minute, they slowly begin to stand. A fist fight begins in the ring. Jericho punches Storm in the gut and tosses him in the corner. Jericho stiffs Storm with some knife-edge chops to the chest. Storm's chest begins to go read. Jericho irish-whips Storm to the opposite corner. Jericho runs in but Storm raises his feet into Jericho's face. He staggers backwards as Storm bounces off the ropes and Dropkicks Jericho's legs out from underneath him! Storm picks Jericho up. But Jericho uppercuts Storm in the jaw and begins to fight back. Jericho lifts up Storm and then drops him back down to the mat with a Body Slam! Jericho grabs Storm by the legs. He catapaults him into the corner turnbuckle pads. Storm staggers backwards as Jericho spins him around. Jericho goes for a Suplex but Storm drops out the back door. Storm reaches down and trips up Jericho. Storm then drops to the mat and locks in an STF, putting pressure on Jericho's right arm and right leg. Storm has it locked on dead centre of the ring. But Jericho refuses to tap out. He uses all his strength to crawl towards the ropes and grab the bottom rope. The ref calls for a break but Storm keeps the hold locked in. The ref pries Storm off of Jericho. Storm shoves the ref backwards as Jericho pulls himself up by the ropes. Storm runs at Jericho but he pulls the top rope down and Storm goes tumbling over to the floor. This gives Jericho some time to recuperate. Jericho leans in the corner catching his breath back. Storm rolls back into the ring after a minute. He runs at Jericho in the corner but gets a Back Elbow to the face. Jericho limps out of the corner towards Storm but he takes Jericho down with a drop-toe-hold. Storm then locks in an Ankle Lock! Jericho quickly makes his way to the ropes to break the hold. Storm pulls him back towards the centre of the ring with the hold still applied. Jericho rolls onto his back and uses his left leg to kick Storm away. Jericho stands but Storm instantly runs and chop-blocks Jericho's right leg out again, not letting up in working over it. Storm lifts Jericho's right leg up and then jumps onto the inside of it with a leg drop. He sits on the mat with his leg over Jericho's and pushes down on his own leg applying more pressure to Jericho's as he yells in pain. Storm stands up still holding the leg. He rolls to the outside and pulls Jericho towards the ringpost. Storm then proceeds to smash Jericho's right leg around the ring post damaging in more. The crowd boos as Jericho is yelling in pain. Storm smashes Jericho's right leg into the post again. Storm then wraps his leg around the post bending it. Storm rolls back into the ring still holding onto the leg. Storm then stomps away at the inside of Jericho's right thigh. Storm lifts Jericho up by the leg but then smashes it hard into the mat. Storm goes for a half crab but Jericho uses his left leg to kick Storm off. Storm walks back to Jericho but he lunges forward with a double-leg takedown! Jericho goes to turn Storm over into the Walls of Jericho but Storm uses his leg strength to spin Jericho off of him. Both men stand as Jericho chops Storm who bumps off of it. Storm stands as Jericho irish-whips him off the ropes. He launches Storm in the air with a back drop. Storm stumbles up as Jericho grabs him in a headlock and plants Storm into the mat with a DDT! Storm is out as Jericho locks in a side-headlock to further weaken him. After a couple of minutes though, he slowly battles his way to his feet as Jericho struggles to keep the hold applied. Storm elbow Jericho in the gut, once...twice...he shoves Jericho off the ropes and takes him down with a drop toe hold immediately locking in the Half Crab!!! Jericho screams in pain as Storm has injured his right leg over the course of this match so far. Jericho is quite close to the ropes so he slowly crawls towards the ropes and grabs them. But Storm pulls Jericho back into the centre of the ring and keeps the hold applied. Jericho pushes on the mat so his back goes up to lower the pressure applied. Storm pulls Jericho further towards the ropes. He then reaches out with his left hand and pulls on the top rope applying more pressure as Jericho goes back down to the mat. But the referee sees Storm holding onto the top rope and kicks his hand off of it! Jericho escapes the hold as Storm stands and argues with the referee.
Jericho manages to stand as Storm turns around. Jericho lunges at Storm with a spear takedown. He grabs his legs and turns him over into the Walls Of Jericho! But Storm is close to the ropes and grabs them, forcing Jericho to break the hold. Jericho lifts Storm up. He goes for a short-arm clothesline which Storm ducks. Storm then gets Jericho in a waistlock and hits him with a German Suplex! He keeps the waistlock on and hits another German! Storm goes for one more but Jericho lands on his feet and takes Storm down with the Sleeper Hold Drop! Both men are down and out. After a bit, both men get to their feet. They meet in the centre of the ring. Both men hit each other with all they've got. Storm gains the advantage with a boot to the gut. He leaps over Jericho with a Sunset Flip but rolls through that into the Canadian Maple Leaf! (Half Crab) Jericho is yelling in pain as his right leg has been damaged. Jericho crawls to the ropes slowly and grabs them but Storm pulls him back out to the centre of the ring and sits down with the hold on. Jericho manages to push himself up with his arms and spins out of the hold. Storm falls to the mat as Jericho rolls out of the ring for a breather. But Storm is relentless on attack and follows him out. Storm spins Jericho around and chops him hard across the chest a couple of times. Storm then whips Jericho into the barricade! Storm runs at Jericho but he launches Storm over the barricade onto the concrete floor into the crowd with a back drop. Storm lands heavily on his back. He arches it in pain. Jericho reaches over the barricade and grabs Storm by the head. He then Suplexes Storm back over the barricade to ringside onto the thin mats! Storm rolls around clutching his back. Jericho pulls Storm up. He then drives him repeatedly back-first into the ring apron. Storm falls to the floor in pain. Jericho pulls Storm up and irish-whips him hard into the steel stairs! He lifts Storm up again and goes to smash his face on the announcers table but Storm blocks it and elbows Jericho in the gut. Storm them proceeds to smash Jericho's face on the table and roll him into the ring. Jericho slowly stands up as Storm gets on the apron to the top rope. But Jericho shakes the ropes which crotches Storm up top. Jericho limps over to the ropes and stands on the 2nd rope. He then takes Storm off the top rope with a high impact Superplex! Storm lands on his back once more as Jericho is focusing on it, weakening it for the Walls Of Jericho! Jericho goes for the Walls but Storm kicks him off. Both men are up. Storm runs at Jericho but he lifts him up with a Flapjack on the top rope! Storm goes down as Jericho limps around the ring as his right leg has been injured. Storm slowly stands up but Jericho limps towards the corner and punches Storm hard across the face. He then sits Storm on the top rope. But Jericho pulls him down into a reverse tree of woe position with Storm's face facing the ring post and his back facing the ring. Jericho uses his left leg (cause his right leg has been injured) to stiffly kick Storm in the spine a few times! Storm falls to the mat as Jericho sits Storm up. He pulls his arms backwards and buries his knee into Storm's back. Storm yells in pain as his back has been damaged. After a minute, Storm slowly makes his way to his feet. He elbows Jericho in the gut and bounces off the ropes. But Jericho takes him over with a knee to the breadbasket! Jericho then drops down with an elbow drop to the square of Storm's back! Jericho pulls Storm up. He irish-whips him into the corner with so much force that Storm hits hit and then flops to the mat. Jericho lifts Storm up again and pushes him into the corner front-first. Jericho drives his head repeatedly into the square of Storm's back. He then lifts Storm up and drops him back down with a Back Suplex! Jericho looks at the downed Storm. He springboards off the ropes looking for the Lionsault but Storm raises his knees into Jericho's ribs. Both men stand as Jericho goes for a clothesline which Storm ducks. Storm then goes straight back to Jericho's right leg by chop-blocking it out! Jericho rolls onto the apron trying to escape but Storm grabs him and lifts him up. But Jericho hot-shots Storm on the top rope sending him back to the mat. Jericho gets back in the ring and grabs Storm's legs, turning him over into the Walls Of Jericho! Storm yells in pain and pushes himself up to ease the pressure! But he is out of breath and flops back to the mat as Jericho sits down on the hold even more! Storm tries crawling to the ropes but Jericho stands and drags Storm out into the centre of the ring. Storm once again makes his way to the ropes and grabs them. Jericho frustrated, lets go of the hold. Jericho backs off a bit.
Storm stands and runs at him but is taken over with a Hip-Toss! He stands again as Jericho backs him into the ropes with some stiff chops. Jericho whips Storm off the opposite ropes. He hits a Dropkick but this proves to be a mistake as Jericho goes down clutching his right leg. Storm stands up and targets Jericho's right leg once again by kicking the thigh. Storm lifts up Jericho's leg and drops an elbow into the knee joint! He digs down to apply more pressure. Storm then pulls Jericho into the centre of the ring. He goes to turn him over for the maple leaf but Jericho kicks him off into the ropes. Storm bounces back as Jericho drop-toe-holds him as Storm's throat goes onto the 2nd rope. Jericho turns him over and grabs Storm by the legs. He catapaults him with Storm's throat going up and hitting the top rope. Storm clutches at his neck as both men are down. After a minute, both men slowly stand. Storm kicks Jericho in the gut. He bounces off the ropes and as Jericho stands, Storm leaps into the air with a flying Sidekick to Jericho's face! Storm pulls Jericho up once more. He goes for an irish-whip but Jericho just falls to the mat because of his damaged right leg. Storm pulls him up and does another irish whip but Jericho falls to the mat again. Storm gets in Jericho's face and taunts him as the crowd boos. Storm then drapes Jericho's right leg over the bottom rope. Storm pushses up off the top rope and then drops down with a sitdown on Jericho's right leg! He then pushes off the top rope again and comes sitting down again. Jericho yells in pain as Storm stands on Jericho's right leg putting pressure on it as Storm pulls on the top rope. The ref counts, one...two...three...four, and breaks the hold! Storm rolls to the outside and pulls Jericho part way over the apron. Storm grabs his right leg and smashes it on the edge of the apron! He does this once again as Jericho rolls in pain and falls to the outside. Storm stomps away at Jericho's right leg and then lifts him up. Storm lifts Jericho up in a DVD position but then tosses him legs-first onto the barricade! Jericho is in agony as Storm poses to a ton of boos.
Storm rolls Jericho into the ring and pulls him towards the corner. Storm then pulls Jericho groin-first into the ring post! Storm then smashes Jericho's right leg around the ring post like earlier, once...twice...three times! Storm goes for the Figure Four around the post but Jericho manages to kick Storm off into the barricade. Jericho rolls to the outside and limps towards Storm. But he kicks him in the right leg and Jericho falls to the mat. Storm drags Jericho by the right leg over to the steel steps. Storm takes the top step off and moves the bottom step out of the way, placing Jericho's leg against the apron. Storm then rams one of the steps into Jericho's leg as he screams in utter pain! Senior referee Earl Hebner rolls to the outside and yells at Lance to take the match back into the ring. But Storm thumbs him in the eye and shoves Hebner down. Storm then places Jericho's right leg on the bottom step. He lifts the top step in the air and drops it on Jericho's right leg!!!!!! The crowd chants "holy shit!" as Jericho's right leg is severly damaged. Storm rolls Jericho into the ring and then pulls him back towards the corner again. Storm then locks Jericho in the Figure Four Leglock around the ringpost! Jericho is yelling in agony as the ref comes to. The ref sees what is happening and pries Storm off of Jericho. Storm rolls Jericho into the ring and gets on the apron. He then slingshotts himself over the top rope with a legdrop onto Jericho's right leg! He then puts his other leg underneath Jericho's while sitting down on Jericho's right leg in the legdrop position! Storm then falls back to the mat locking Jericho's right leg in a Leg Scissors! Jericho is shaking around trying to fight the pain. He manages to reach out and grab the bottom rope, breaking the hold. Storm picks Jericho up by the hair and places him in the corner. Storm puts Jericho's leg over the middle rope while he is leaning in the corner. Storm then kicks Jericho hard in the thigh, once...twice...three times! Jericho falls through the ropes to the outside in agony. Storm sits down in the corner having a rest to waste time. Jericho pulls himself back up onto the apron and stands. But Storm grabs him by the head from the apron. Storm goes for a Suplex back into the ring but Jericho thumbs him in the eye and slides down behind Storm with a roll up. But he rolls through that with a hold of Storm's legs! Jericho tries to turn Storm over into the Walls Of Jericho but Storm flops on the mat to try to avoid Jericho turning him over. Jericho releases the hold but then drops an elbow across Storm's chest. He repeats this again. Jericho pulls Storm up. He has hold of his head and limps hitting a face-crusher! Jericho knows he can't run and hit the Lionsault because of his damaged leg so instead goes to the top rope. Jericho attempts a huge Moonsault but Storm rolls out of the way and Jericho crashlands on the mat! Storm quickly grabs Jericho's legs and turns him over into a Boston Crab!!! Jericho knows he can't tap out and doesn't. He screams in pain after all the damage done to his leg in this match. Jericho pushes up to lower the presure of the hold but quickly drops back down out of breath. Jericho refuses to tap as Storm keeps the hold locked in. Jericho out of desperation pushes himself up and quickly elbows Storm in the side of the head. He pushes up again and repeats this. He does the same thing once more forcing Storm to break the hold. Both men slowly stand. Storm goes for a Superkick but Jericho catches his foot and spins him around. Jericho clotheslines Storm down. He stands as Jericho knees him in the gut. Jericho puts Storm in a face-lock and then puts him face-first into the mat with the Break Down! (Forward Russian Leg Sweep)
After a moment, Jericho pulls Storm back up. But Storm uppercuts him. Storm goes for a clothesline which Jericho ducks. Jericho grabs Storm and lifts him up, then drops him down hard with a Backbreaker! Jericho lifts Storm up again and hits him with another one. Jericho keeps hold of Storm and pulls him up again. Jericho then plants Storm across his knee with another Backbreaker!!! Storm arches his back in pain as both men slowly stand. But Storm nearly knocks Jericho's head off with the Superkick out of nowhere!!! Jericho goes down as Storm holds his back in pain. Storm grabs Jericho by the legs. He slingshots him towards the corner but Jericho lands on his feet on the 2nd rope. Storm turns around and Jericho jumps off onto him with a Cross-Body! Storm stands as Jericho lifts him up and hits an Inverted Atomic-Drop! Storm holds his groin and jumps around with his back facing Jericho. Jericho pulls Storm to the mat by his head and grabs hold of his legs. Jericho then rolls him over and has the Walls Of Jericho locked in!!! Storm is in the corner but facing the opposite way so has along way to go to reach the ropes. Storm isn't as weakened as Jericho so uses all his strength to crawl to the opposite corner and grab the bottom buckle. But Jericho then pulls Storm by his legs out into the centre of the ring. Jericho locks on a Cobra Clutch but buries his knee into Storm's back as well!!! Storm is in agonizing pain as we have never seen Jericho utilize this move before! Storm can't move anywhere as Jericho has the move locked securely in! A minute passes and it looks like Storm is fading. But Jericho releases the hold annoyed. Jericho stands and stomps away at Storm. He kicks him hard in the ribs as Storm rolls towards the ropes. torm pulls himself up by the ropes but Jericho grabs his legs and tosses him back towards the middle of the ring. Jericho goes straight to his legs to lock in the Walls but Storm kicks him off. Storm grabs Jericho's leg and turns him over into the Canadian Maple Leaf but Jericho quickly grabs the ropes and pulls himself to the outside. Storm quickly rolls to the outside and lifts Jericho up. He rolls him into the ring and gets on the apron. But Jericho stands and knocks Storm to ringside with a hard right hand to the face. Storm stands as Jericho launches himself over the top rope with a Plancha onto Storm! Jericho hurt himself while doing the Plancha! Storm rolls Jericho into the ring and goes to the top rope. Storm jumps off for a Double Axe-Handle but Jericho punches Storm in the gut as he doubles over. Jericho then jumps over Storm with a Neckbreaker! Storm is down as Jericho grabs his legs and locks in a Figure Four Leg Lock! This proves to be a mistake as Storm uses his leg strength to reverse the move over and do more damage to Jericho's already damaged right leg. Jericho reaches out and grabs the ropes to break the hold. Both men stand as they both go for clotheslines! Both men knock each other down. After a minute, both men make their way to their feet. Storm goes to chop-block Jericho's right leg but he moves out of the way. Jericho goes to elbow-drop Storm's back but he rolls onto the apron. Jericho stands as Storm springboards off the ropes looking for a Hurricanrana on Jericho! But he is caught and Powerbombed to the mat! But Jericho holds onto Storm's legs and lifts him up again, then hitting a 2nd Powerbomb! Jericho keeps hold of Storm's legs and turns him over into the Walls Of Jericho again! The crowd is going wild as Jericho has the hold locked on in the dead centre of the ring!!! Storm is screaming in agony and taps out after 15 seconds in the hold!