WWE Championship Match: Eddie Guerrero (Champion) Vs. Triple H
The referee takes the WWE Heavyweight Title from Eddie Guerrero and calls for the bell. The two men walk to the center of the ring and stand almost nose to nose trash talking each other. HHH shoves Eddie back and then he returns the favor. Triple H smiles and throws a big right hand only to have it blocked by Guerrero. The WWE Champion lays in with a quick series of left jabs to the head of Hunter, backing him up against the ropes. Eddie shoots HHH off the ropes and drops his opponent with a back elbow smash. The Game scrambles back to a vertical base, turns and takes a running clothesline that sends him over the top rope to the floor on the outside of the ring. Outside, HHH is struggling to his feet as on the inside Guerrero hits the far ropes and nails a baseball slide that sends the challenger sailing backwards into the guardrail. Eddie begins jiving in the ring that gets a huge pop from the crowd. Guerrero goes to the near turnbuckle, scales to the top and leaps off, crashing into Hunter on the outside with a cross body block. Outside both competitors are dazed, but Guerrero gets to his feet first and pulls the challenger up to a vertical position. Eddie takes The Game by the arm and attempts to whip him into the steel ring steps but HHH slams on the breaks and reverses it, sending Eddie crashing back first into the stairs. Triple H staggers over to Eddie Guerrero and lays in several stiff kicks to the upper body of a dazed champion before dragging him up to his feet. HHH rolls Eddie into the ring and slides in after him. The Game climbs to the second turnbuckle as Guerrero gets to his feet and turns to look for his opponent. Hunter leaps from the second turnbuckle and nails a closeline onto the WWE Champion, sending him to the mat. HHH gets to his feet, goes to the ropes and nails a leaping legdrop across the chest of his opponent. Hunter goes in for an early cover...one-kickout! The challenger pulls Eddie up, scoop slams him hard to the mat and goes back to the turnbuckle. HHH climbs up to the top turnbuckle, yells at some fans and then leaps off with a high risk move. The champion gets up a boot and it connects to the head of the Cerebral Assassin. The Game staggers back and falls through the ring ropes back to the floor on the outside. Eddie Guerrero gets to his feet, rebounds off the far ropes and flies over the top with a suicide dive down onto HHH, prompting an "Eddie! Eddie! Eddie!!" chant from the fans. Both men are slow to get up and The Game shoves his opponent away from him. The champion gets to his feet, grabs the challenger and rolls him back into the ring. Guerrero crawls in behind HHH and goes for the pin...one...two...HHH kicks out! Guerrero pulls The Game to his feet and whips him into the ropes. Eddie drops his head early and Hunter hits a swinging neckbreaker on a surprised champion. Triple H rolls towards the ropes and uses them to pull himself to his feet as Latino Heat slowly gets up. Eddie Guerrero turns around to face HHH and gets floored by a high knee from the multiple-time World Champion. Triple H locks in a side headlock as Eddie reaches out for the ropes to try and get a rope break. After several moments the fans starts clapping and stomping their feet trying to get the champion back into the match and Eddie starts to try and fight his way to his feet. Guerrero gets fired up and fights up to a vertical base, elbows his opponent in the ribs, breaking the side headlock, and hits the near ropes only to be caught with a knee to the face by HHH. Hunter leans against the ring ropes as the fans boo him but he simply smiles and tells them to suck it. HHH turns, pulls Guerrero up to a vertical base and nails a snap suplex on the champion. He floats over into a pin attempt as the referee counts...one...two...Eddie kicks out! HHH positions Eddie into a seated position and hits a leaping neck breaker, shades of th late Curt Hennig. Eddie Guerrero rolls out of the ring and The Game follows him out. The Cerebral Assassin pulls the WWE Champion to his feet and goes to whip him into the ring post but Eddie reverses it and The Game slams shoulder-first against the post. HHH staggers away from the post holding his shoulder and takes a closeline from Latino Heat that drops him to the floor. Eddie leans against the guardrail to catch his breath as fans pat his back in support. HHH slowly gets back to his feet and rolls back into the ring. Guerrero quickly climbs up onto the ring apron but The Game grabs him by the head and drops down, guillotining him across the top rope. The champion falls to the ring apron and rolls into the ring then Hunter goes for the cover...one...two...Eddie puts a foot on the rope, breaking the count! Triple H pulls Guerrero up, whips him into the ropes and hits another high knee that takes his opponent off his feet. The Game now quickly locks in a figure four leg lock submission hold and the champion immediately starts trying to fight his way out of the hold. Eddie uses his legs to drape across the bottom rope and Hunter is forced to release the hold. HHH gets to his feet, pulls Guerrero up and drives a knee into the ribs of Guerrero, causing him to bend over in pain. The Game follows up with a DDT and goes for the pin...one...two...Eddie kicks out and the crowd pops tremendously! HHH mounts Latino Heat and starts to pound away with stiff right hands until the referee makes him break. Hunter pulls Guerrero up, whips him into a far corner and follows him. Eddie gets a boot up into the challenger's face, knocking him back. The Game charges again but the champion side steps the man, causing his opponent crashing sternum first in the corner. Eddie hooks Hunter from behind and takes him to the mat with a back drop. Guerrero springs to his feet and he looks as if he's caught his second wind as the fans roar their approval. Guerrero dances for a little bit and then scales his way to the top turnbuckle as the Cerebral Assassin gets to a vertical base. HHH turns around and is nailed with a closeline from the top rope that sends him crashing into the referee and down to the mat. Guerrero looks at the downed referee and shrugs. He pulls a dazed challenger to his feet and hits not one, not two, but three consecutive snap suplexes! Guerrero covers Hunter and reaches over to shake the referee to life. The referee stirs and rolls then starts to make his count....one...two...Triple H just gets his left shoulder up! The referee returns to his downed position, weak from the blow that he has taken. Eddie gets up and tries to pull Hunter into position for another suplex but The Game drops to his knees and hits a low blow to counter without the referee seeing it. Eddie bends over in pain and HHH rolls him up from behind for the pin attempt...one...two...Guerrero kicks out! The challenger pulls Latino up and whips him into the ropes. Eddie ducks a closeline and hits a flying shoulder tackle on the rebound. The Game lands hard on the canvas and rolls out of the ring. On the outside, HHH reaches under the ring apron and pulls a chair out from under the ring. Eddie reaches through the ropes to grab his opponent but gets the edge of the chair jammed into his throat. The WWE Champion falls back into the ring and Hunter crawls inside quickly. Hunter hooks the far leg as the referee is finally stirring once again then makes the count...one...two...Eddie just barely gets a right shoulder up and the crowd pops huge! A look of frustration is on the face of HHH as he yells at the referee that he had a three count. The Cerebral Assasin reaches down to pull the champion to his feet but gets rolled into a small package...one...two...Hunter kicks out! The challenger rolls to his feet and tries to go for a closeline. Guerrero ducks down and reaches behind him hooking the head of his opponent and dropping him with a neckbreaker...one...two...The Game kicks out! Eddie gets to his feet and attempts to whip HHH into the ropes. The Game attempts a side slam but the champion counters with a titl-a-whirl headscissors takedown. Eddie hooks the leg as the referee goes for the count...one...two...again HHH kicks out! Latino Heat gets to his feet, pulls Triple H up and positions him for another series of suplexes. Guerrero attempts hoisting his opponent up but HHH blocks it by hooking the leg of the champion. Eddie knees Triple H into the mid-section and then whips him to the ropes. The champion bends forward in an attempt to backbody drop the challenger but the Cerebral Assassin has it well scouted and hits his opponent with a knee lift. Eddie stumbles around for a while from the blow and then turns around and gets set up for a pedigree. Eddie counters by hitting a double leg takedown and then rolling onto Triple H for the cover...one...two...The Game kicks out! Ric Flair quickly races to the ring and begins arguing with the official. The Game low blows the champion, rolls to the outside, brings in a sledgehammer and gets ready to take down Triple H as the crowd boos. Scott Steiner makes his way down to the ring with a steel chair and cracks the skull of The Game. Scott throws the chair out of the ring and then knocks The Nature Boy off the apron. Big Poppa Pump goes after Flair on the outside as Eddie climbs to the top rope and hits his finishing maneuver, the frog splash! Eddie goes for the cover as the crowd counts along...one...two...three!