Taker hits Hunter with some more right hands before simply choking Hunter. Hunter pushes Taker away, but Taker comes right back with a knee to the gut. HBK checks on Hunter, but Taker pushes him away and hits the Game with another head butt. Taker launches Hunter into the cage wall again. Taker slams Hunter’s head into the ring steps, then he whips him into the same steps hard.
Taker throws Hunter into the ring, but he catches a big clothesline, then a knee to the face. Taker stands tall and clotheslines Hunter back down to the mat. Taker picks Hunter up and shoulder blocks him, then he does it again.
Taker works HHH over some more and hits Old School from the ropes. They go back to the floor and Taker takes the steps apart. He grabs the bottom piece and decks HHH in the face with it. Taker grabs the top part of the steps and slides it in the ring with HHH. Taker pulls HHH to the apron and drops the big leg drop. HHH comes back with a DDT out of nowhere. HHH goes for a Pedigree on top of the steps but Taker backdrops him to the mat.
Taker pounds HHH with rights now and slams him into the steps again. Taker charges but HHH grabs him and hits a spinebuster on top of the steel steps for a thick thud. Taker grabs HHH and applies Hell’s Gate out of nowhere. Shawn checks on HHH. HHH overpowers and lifts Taker up for a powerbomb. HHH covers for a 2 count. HHH goes under the ring and brings two chairs in. He hits Taker in the gut and over the back with a chair shot. HHH grabs the steel steps and props it up in the corner. HHH slams Taker head first into the steps and he goes down. HHH with another chair shot to the back, and another. HHH unloads with a series of big chair shots until Shawn pulls him back. HHH with another chair shot. HHH continues hitting Taker with the edge of the chair and another shot to the back. Michaels comes over again. HHH throws the chair away and tells Shawn to do it then. Shawn tells HHH to just cover him. Shawn checks on Taker now. HHH pulls Shawn away and he falls to the mat. HHH with more chairshots to Taker. HHH tells Shawn to end it or he will. Shawn checks on Taker but he won’t quit. Taker tells Shawn do not stop the match.
Triple H yells for Taker to stay down but he gets up. HHH drops him with the chair again and covers for a 2 count. HHH with more chair shots. Shawn backs him into the corner. HHH tells Shawn to end it or he will. HHH brings a sledgehammer in the ring now and argues with Shawn. Taker slowly gets up. Shawn wants t ring the bell but Taker tells him no. HHH drops Taker with the sledgehammer but Taker kicks out at 2. HHH hits Taker while he’s down now. HHH goes to crack Taker’s skull with the sledgehammer but Shawn grabs it and stops him. Shawn tosses the sledgehammer out of the ring. HHH tells Shawn to end it, ring the bell. Shawn checks on Taker again.
Shawn looks like he’s going to call it when Taker locks in Hell’s Gate on Shawn. HHH breaks it up with the sledgehammer on Taker. Taker blocks another sledgehammer shot and locks on Hell’s Gate on HHH this time. Shawn is still out of it and doesn’t see the submission but HHH hasn’t tapped. HHH tries to power out but can’t. He grabs the sledgehammer but looks to pass out in the hold. Taker tightens the hold and HHH starts to go out. Shawn is still down and doesn’t see anything. Taker breaks the hold but HHH is out. Referee Charles Robinson runs down to boos but can’t get in the locked Cell right away. He gets in and enters the ring as Taker chokeslams HHH. Taker covers for a 2 count!!!
Taker chokeslams Charles Robinson now and the crowd chants this is awesome. Shawn gets up and drops Taker with Sweet Chin Music. HHH hits a Pedigree but somehow Taker kicks out!!! The crowd goes nuts and Shawn is shocked.
Triple H throws Shawn out of the ring. He turns around with sledgehammer in hand and Taker gets up. Taker drops HHH with a series of right hands. Taker beats HHH into the corner and clotheslines him in the opposite corner. Taker hits Snake Eyes and he’s on a roll. Taker with a big boot