TURNING POINT: Tommy Dreamer vs. Rob Van Dam
Tommy Dreamer vs. Rob Van Dam
Mike Tenay and Taz talk about how tonight's match is about RVD's speculation that there is a mole in EV2 helping out Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff. Lock up and Dreamer grabs RVD's leg. RVD floats over and Dreamer gets in a quick rollup. RVD with a rollup of his own. Both RVD and Dreamer start arguing. Both exchange right hands. Counters by both. Dreamer with a big clothesline on RVD and RVD rolls out of the ring. Dreamer gets on the ring apron and jumps off connecting with a clothesline on RVD. RVD catches Dreamer with a huge front kick to the head out of no where. RVD then crotches Dreamer over the steel guard railing. RVD up on the ring apron and hits his twisting leg drop over the back of Dreamer. RVD seems to botch a little bit favoring his left leg. Dreamer puts RVD up on the top turnbuckle and pulls him down into the tree of woe. Dreamer puts a steel chair in front of RVD's face, backs up, but RVD moves the chair away and lifts himself back up. Dreamer with some shots and puts RVD back down in the tree of woe putting the chair back. RVD pushes it off again. Dreamer walks up and drops RVD with a neckbreaker from the corner to the mat. Dreamer then pulls out a ladder from under the ring and tosses in a second steel chair.
RVD attempts a baseball slide, Dreamer moves out of the way and with the ladder still in hand hits RVD in the face with it. Dreamer tosses the ladder inside the ring along with RVD and hits a bulldog on RVD over the ladder. Dreamer covers RVD and gets a two count. Dreamer then drags RVD on top of the ladder and attempts to drop an elbow, but RVD moves out of the way and Dreamer drops his elbow right across the ladder. RVD hits the ropes attempting Rolling Thunder, but Dreamer moves and RVD lands back first over the ladder. Dreamer with a big spinebuster planting RVD in the middle of the ring. Dreamer goes up top, jumps and connects with a strange looking frog splash. Dreamer is favoring his wrist when RVD hits a northern lights suplex into a bridge. Dreamer grabs his wrist some more and you can clearly see a bone popping up on his skin. RVD goes for a quick pin and Dreamer gets a shoulder up. RVD then picks up Dreamer and slams him back first over a steel chair. RVD then attempts a split leg moonsault, but Dreamer moves and RVD crashes over the steel chair. Dreamer is still going as he holds his wrist in pain. Dreamer sends RVD into the ladder in the corner, but RVD fights back hitting Dreamer in the face with the ladder.
RVD is back up top and misses a Five Star Frog Splash when Dreamer moves. Dreamer then picks up RVD and connects with a big spike piledriver. Dreamer covers RVD and RVD somehow kicks out after two. Dreamer puts RVD up on the top turnbuckle and puts the ladder across the second ropes near the corner. Dreamer looks to be attempting a superplex standing on the ladder, but RVD breaks it up crotching Dreamer in the ladder. RVD tosses Dreamer back onto the mat and Dreamer's legs stay in the ladder as he falls back. RVD with a dropkick to Dreamer's face using a steel chair. RVD with another Five Star Frog Splash and Dreamer moves again. RVD drops Dreamer over the steel chair and then finally connects with a Five Star Frog Splash. RVD covers Dreamer and gets the pinfall.
Winner: Rob Van Dam
After the match, Tommy Dreamer appears to have legit broken his wrist/forearm. Bone is clearly popping up. Rob Van Dam helps him to his feet and says he is sorry. RVD hugs Dreamer. Dreamer hugs RVD back.
Backstage, Christy Hemme is with Fortune. Ric Flair says thank god what we just saw is over and no one gives a damn about two guys from EV2 beating each other up. Douglas Williams, AJ Styles, Kazarian and Robert Roode all say they want to get rid of EV2 for good. Flair said someone is getting fired tonight in EV2.
A video package runs highlighting the battles between Fortune and EV2.
* Fortune vs. EV2 is up next.