WWE OVER THE LIMIT: Barrett vs. Jackson (WWE IC Title)
May 22, 2011 - by Adam Martin
WWE Intercontinental Championship
Wade Barrett (c) vs. Ezekiel Jackson
Wade Barrett with a big kick and forearms to Ezekiel Jackson early on. Jackson lifts up Barrett and drops him down quickly soon after that. Jackson with a huge forearm to the back of Barrett. Barrett tries to irish whip Jackson, but Jackson hangs on and shows his power tossing Barrett over the top rope. Jackson chases down Barrett back in the ring, Barrett attempts a big boot, Jackson blocks it and clotheslines Barrett with force. Some stiff forearms and knees by Jackson. Jackson catches Barrett with a big elbow. Barrett then gets the better of Jackson and tosses him shoulder first into the corner. Barrett with a big kick to Jackson’s head on the ring apron. Barrett mounts Jackson dropping some big rights. Barrett with a low kick to Jackson. Barrett with a pump handle slam. Barrett rolls to the outside and Jackson tosses him back in. Jackson with a series of shoulder blocks and a big splash in the corner. Jackson with five big scoop slams on Barrett. Jackson has Barrett up in the torture rack position when Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater hit the ring.
Winner via DQ: Ezekiel Jackson
still WWE Intercontinental Champion: Wade Barrett
After the match, Jackson takes out Slater and Gabriel with scoop slams. Barrett then catches Jackson with a big right hand and a sidewalk slam. Slater and Gabriel hold up Jackson, Barrett hits a big boot and Slater/Gabriel slam him down on the back of his head. We see a replay of the finish of the match and the attack by The Corre.
Backstage, CM Punk and Mason Ryan are walking and get into The Nexus locker room. David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty are down looking beat up. Ryan freaks out demanding to know what happened. They tell them Kane and Big Show attacked them. Punk doesn’t seem to care. Ryan questions Punk over it. Punk says they need to focus on the WWE Tag Team Championships tonight. He tells Otunga and McGillicutty to walk it off.
* Sin Cara vs. Chavo Guerrero is up next.