The following is from our play-by-play coverage of the WWE Survivor Series PPV event:
A quick pace to start things off. They trade strikes then Murphy launched him across the ring. Ali with a hurricanrana that sent him to the floor then went to the top rope where he hit an outside dive. Ali then sent him into the barricade and kicked him in the head. Murphy pushed Ali off the middle rope into the barricade. Murphy sent him into the ring where he covered him for 2. Murphy no sold strikes then hit a big back drop then landed a nasty kick to the lower back of the challenger for 2.
Ali tripped him and sent him head first into the turnbuckles. Ali with a drop kick that finally woke up the crowd. Ali with a head kick then went for a rolling through x-factor but Murphy blocked it and tossed him to the floor then hit an outside dive. Back in the ring, Ali hit a series of superkicks then hit a spike reverse hurricanrana for 2. Ali caught him with a head kick then a major league DDT for 2. Murphy tossed him face first onto the apron from the top rope.
They brawl around the ring and then get on one of the announce tables where Ali hit a running spanish fly to the floor. Back in the ring, Murphy hit two powerbombs for a near fall. Murphy with a big knee strike then a spinning powerslam for the win.
Winner: Buddy Murphy ©