NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS: Air Boom vs. Miz and Truth (WWE Tag Team Titles)
Sep 18, 2011 - by Adam Martin
WWE Tag Team Championships
Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne (c’s) vs. The Miz and R-Truth
Miz and Truth did a remix of Truth’s theme song called, “You suck.”
We start with Kofi Kingston and The Miz. Quick tag to Evan Bourne who gets in a few kicks to the leg. Tag back to Kofi who hits a big flying clothesline in the corner. Tag to R-Truth who takes a big hip toss from Kofi. Kofi and Bourne with a double team head scissors takedown on Truth and double dropkick on Miz. Both Kofi and Bourne then take out Truth and Miz off the top rope to the outside. Truth goes after Bourne wrapping him up in the ropes. Miz gets in a cheap shot when Truth distracts the ref. Tag to Miz who kicks Bourne in the face after Truth sets him up with a snapmare takedown. Tag to Truth as Truth and Miz hit a double shoulder block on Bourne. Bourne fights back with a big suplex on Truth. Miz prevents Bourne from tagging in Kofi. Bourne gets the hot tag to Kofi who connects with a springboard clothesline on Miz and follows with a dropkick. Kofi with the Boom Drop over Miz. Kofi with the S.O.S. on Miz and gets a close two count. Truth drops Kofi’s head off the top rope allowing Miz to hit a modified DDT for another close two count. Bourne with a blind tag slapping his hand in the air with the ref distracted. Bourne with a close rollup on Miz. Bourne with a side kick to Miz and knee to the chest of Truth. Bourne is up top, misses his 450, lands on his feet and Miz connects with a DDT. Kofi breaks up the pinfall. Truth argues with the ref about a tag. In the ring, Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale. Miz is covering Bourne and has the win secure. The ref was still arguing with Truth and then turns around to make the count, but Bourne kicks out after the one count. Miz gets in the ref’s face and pushes him down yelling at him. The referee calls for the bell.
Winners via DQ and still WWE Tag Team Champions: Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne
After the match, The Miz pushes the ref down again in the corner. R-Truth tries to settle him down. Truth walkes over, apologizes to the ref, picks him up and then slaps him sending him back down to the mat. Miz yells conspiracy and that he is sick of this.
Backstage, Matt Striker catches up with The Miz and R-Truth. They refuse to apologize.
* Cody Rhodes defending the WWE Intercontinental Championship against Ted DiBiase is up next.