WWE EXTREME RULES: Sheamus vs. Kofi Kingston (WWE U.S. Title – Tables Match)
May 1, 2011 - by Adam Martin
WWE United States Championship – Tables Match
Sheamus (c) vs. Kofi Kingston
Kofi comes out with some quick offense early on. Sheamus cuts him off with a big kick. Kofi with a takedown and big rights. Kofi bails and goes for a table right away when Sheamus pushes him into the ring barricade. Sheamus puts the table Kofi got back under the ring, goes to the other side and pulls out another one. Kofi with big kicks firing back. Sheamus fights him off and gets the table setup. Kofi with uppercuts, puts Sheamus on the table, jumps up on the ring apron and Sheamus quickly rolls off. Sheamus sends Kofi with force into the ring barricade again and walks away to recover. Sheamus pulls out another table near the ramp and sets it up. Kofi counters a powerbomb attempt and Sheamus tosses him back in the ring. Sheamus is up on the ring apron near the table, Kofi with some offense, hits the ropes and Sheamus slingshots himself in hitting a shoulder block. Sheamus rolls out, grabs another table and drives it into the body of Kofi through the ropes. Sheamus puts the table over Kofi and stands on it posing. Sheamus sets up the table against the corner and sends Kofi face first into it. Sheamus picks up Kofi looking to send him through the table, but Kofi fights off and drops Sheamus dropkicking his chest. Kofi puts Sheamus up on the table, Kofi leaps, catches himself on the table on the ropes, but Sheamus lifts him up. Kofi counters off and starts kicking Sheamus in the legs. Kofi attempts a suplex over the top rope onto the table below, but Sheamus counters and big boots Kofi off the ring apron. Kofi dodges going through the table. Sheamus jumps out and tosses the table over Kofi. Back in the ring, Sheamus sets up the table near the corner and puts Kofi up top. Sheamus sits up with Kofi, puts him on his shoulder, Kofi fights back with forearm shots to the chest, Sheamus falls off, but makes Kofi pay with a big forearm shot. Kofi catches Sheamus with a Trouble in Paradise sending Sheamus to the outside. As Sheamus recovers, he turns around near the table and Kofi comes flying off the top turnbuckle with a double leg drop crashing through the table over Sheamus.
Winner and NEW WWE United States Champion: Kofi Kingston
Backstage, Todd Grisham is with R-Truth. Grisham asks him what it feels to be once part of tonight’s Steel Cage main event. Truth tells Grisham to shut up and says not only is he not in the main event, he isn’t even booked on the card. He said he smells a conspiracy. Truth goes to spell conspiracy and gets as far as “C-O-N-” and Grisham starts laughing. He tells Grisham to watch it. Truth talks down John Morrison and said one thing he can’t stand is a thief.