VENGEANCE: Henry vs. Big Show (WWE World Title)
Oct 23, 2011 - by Adam Martin
WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Mark Henry (c) vs. Big Show
Big fight feel here. The bell rings, big lock up and Henry pushes Big Show away. Second lock up and Henry pushes Big Show into the corner. Big Show tosses Henry to the corner and hits some big rights and lefts. Henry is down and rolls out to avoid the offense from Big Show. Henry gets up on the ring apron and Big Show tosses him back inside. Big Show drops Henry with a superkick to the jaw. Henry again rolls out and tries to regain his composure. Henry calls for his title and starts leaving when Big Show catches up with him hitting him over the back. Big Show tosses Henry in the ring. Henry with a big chop block takedown on Big Show. Henry then lifts up Big Show and plants him with a scoop slam with little effort. Henry drops a big elbow over the back of Big Show. Henry drives Big Show’s knee into the mat with force. Henry drops an elbow over the hip and knee of Big Show. Henry drops another elbow over Big Show’s knee and locks his foot in his legs to apply more pressure. Big Show turns over Henry and drops a boot across his face. Big Show tries for a scoop slam on Henry, but his knee gives out and Henry splashes over Big Show. Henry starts twisting the ankle of Big Show who screams out in pain. We get a double clothesline spot with both men landing with a loud thud. Both get up to their knees and exchange shots. Big Show with a splash to Henry and a quick shoulder block. Big Show with a scoop slam on Henry. Big Show calls out for the chokeslam. Big Show connects with the chokeslam and Henry powers out after two. Big Show gets the fist ready, but Henry cuts him off with a kick to the gut and connects with the World’s Strongest Slam! Henry covers Big Show…and Big Show powers out after two. Henry is shocked. Henry is going up top, Big Show cuts him off and executes a chokeslam on Henry back to the mat below! Big Show hooks the leg and Henry somehow powers out after two again. Big Show is going up top when Henry cuts him off. Henry gives Big Show a superplex and when Big Show lands the entire ring collapses.
WWE officials and EMT’s run down to check on both Henry and Big Show. We see a series of replays. John Laurinaitis and Teddy Long are shown walking down to the ring. Big Show is put on the back of a cart and taken to the back. Henry falls out of the ring and has officials attend to him. Henry pushes WWE ref’s and EMT officials away when they try to help him. Teddy Long screams at Henry to let people help him. Henry tries to stand and keeps falling down saying he doesn’t need help. Henry eventually gets to his feet and is helped to the back.
John Laurinaitis gets on the mic and assures everyone that the WWE Championship match will still take place tonight.
Winner: No Contest
A video package runs hyping Alberto Del Rio vs. John Cena.
* Alberto Del Rio defending the WWE Championship against John Cena is up next to close the show.