Hornswoggle, and he gets a pretty decent reaction from the crowd in the arena.
The bell rings, and Swagger wastes no time taking Gabriel down to the mat. Swagger beats on Gabriel in the corner, and continues the assault, putting Gabriel down in a powerbomb after a hurricanrana attempt. Swagger delivers a Swagger bomb from the second rope before executing a couple of push ups on the back of Gabriel. Swagger snap mares Justin over and ties his arms up behind his head. Gabriel is able to fight to his feet and drop Swagger with a reverse DDT drop. Gabriel hits Swagger with a big kick in the corner, then hits a nice springboard cross body from the apron for a two count.
Gabriel hits Swagger with a big kick that sends him to the outside. Gabriel follows with a spinning plancha over the top to take out Swagger. Gabriel kicks at Swagger on the outside, wearing away his chest. Swagger catches Gabriel’s leg and throws it against the ring post hard. Swagger sends things back into the ring and locks in the ankle lock, forcing Gabriel to tap out.
WINNER AND STILL US Champion: Jack Swagger
- The announce team hype that tomorrow night, The Undertaker will be on Raw to continue his campaign for a match with Triple H at WrestleMania. They then turn their attention to the next match, and note that one of the participants won’t be at Raw tomorrow night, as they’ll be leaving the arena tonight in an ambulance. This sends us into a video package that highlights the events over the past few weeks that have led up to Cena/Kane in an ambulance match tonight.
Kane vs. John Cena
The ambulance is shown backing up into the arena next to the entranceway. Justin Roberts runs down the rules quickly before the match begins.
Kane is the first man to enter the arena, and it sounds to me like he gets a pretty favorable reaction from the crowd. Cena is the next man to make his way out to the ring, and it’s a mixed reaction from the crowd, but it’s easily the biggest of the night.
Kane tries to send Cena into the ambulance, but Cena fights it off and hits Kane with a backboard, using it to smash Kane while he’s lying on the floor. Cena beats Kane around the entryway, but Kane fights back with chops to the throat and face. Kane sends Cena into the barricade hard. Kane tries to whip Cena into the ring steps, but it’s reversed, and Kane eats stairs. Cena sends things back into the ring. Kane fights off Cena, eventually mounting him and hitting him with right hand after right hand. Kane beats on Cena in the corner, sending him across the ring and charging after with a big clothesline.
Cena fights back, and both men trade right hands in the middle of the ring. Kane catches Cena and drops him with a side slam. Kane heads up to the top turnbuckle. Kane leaps from the top, but he’s caught with a dropkick to the legs and knees by Cena. Cena hits Kane with a shoulderblock, and a belly to back suplex. Cena sets up for the five knuckle shuffle, hitting it. Cena waits for Kane to stand, and he shoulders him, but Kane fights him off. Kane tries to smother Cena with his hand, taking him down to the mat. Cena fades, and Kane eventually lets go of the hold.
Kane drags Cena out of the ring, dropping him to the arena floor. Kane goes underneath the ring, where he’s apparently stowed a wheelchair. Kane picks Cena up and seats him in the wheelchair, rolling Cena up the entranceway and toward the ambulance. Cena starts to fight it off, so Kane tries to smother him with his hand again. Cena is able to stand up to his feet and fight off Kane, slamming him into the barricade. Kane and Cena fight toward the ambulance, and Cena sends Kane into the side of the ambulance. Cena heads back toward the ring to grab the wheelchair. Cena collapses the wheelchair, and uses it to smash Kane in the face, dropping him. Cena sets up the wheelchair and seats Kane in it, waving away one of the cameramen. Cena runs with Kane in the chair and launches him into a table that’s set up out of sight of the entryway.
Kane catches Cena out of nowhere with some sort of piece of equipment. Cena fights back with a chair, hitting Kane in the gut, and the back, sending him to the floor. Cena and Kane fight out toward the crowd in the technical area, fighting around all of the sensitive broadcast equipment. Kane hits Cena with a chop to the chest as the make their way into the crowd. Kane sends Cena to the floor with a big right hand to the face. Kane tries to whip Cena into the barricade back to the ringside area, but it’s reversed, and Kane flies back into the ringside area. Cena grabs the mic and says something before hitting Kane and asking if he can be in Booker’s fave five. Cena grabs a monitor and blasts Kane in the face.
Cena grabs the ring steps and picks them up, ramming them into Kane’s face, laying out the big red monster. Cena drops the set of steps he’s carrying, and picks up the bigger set of ring steps, setting it up next to the announce table. He picks up the smaller steps and uses them to hit Kane again before placing them on top of the bigger stairs next to the announce table.
Cena waits for Kane to get to his feet, and he shoulders the big man. Cena walks over to the steps, and walks up to the top. Kane fights off of his shoulders, and takes Cena down with a chokeslam through the announce table.
Cena waits for Kane to get to his feet, and he shoulders the big man. Cena walks over to the steps, and walks up to the top. Kane fights off of his shoulders, and takes Cena down with a chokeslam through the announce table. Both men are down and recovering, but Kane gets to his feet pretty quickly. Kane heads back toward the ambulance, heading over the grab the stretcher.
Kane brings the stretcher back to the ringside area and picks Cena up from under the table debris. Kane lays Cena on the gurney, and beats on him while he drags him toward the... (Continues on next page)