WWE Extreme Rules Coverage: Intercontinental Championship Match
May 4, 2014 - by Michael Riba
WWE Intercontinental Championship Match: Big E vs. Bad News Barrett
Big E and Barrett run the ropes, but Big E takes Barrett down with a shoulder tackle. Big E and Barrett go to the outside and Big E keeps the momentum going. Big E tosses Barrett back into the ring, but Barrett counters and sends Big E back down to the floor. Barrett connects with an elbow shot from the ring apron. Barrett tosses Big E back into the ring and goes for the cover, but Big E kicks out at two. Big E gains a little momentum and tosses Barrett into the corner. Big E charges, but Barrett counters with an elbow shot. Barrett suplexes Big E down to the mat and goes for the cover, but Big E kicks out at two. Big E gets up and comes off the ropes, but Barrett counters with a cross-body and goes for the cover, but Big E kicks out at two. Barrett kicks Big E in the face and then delivers a series of kicks. Barrett drapes Big E over the middle rope and chokes him. Barrett drives his knee into Big E’s head and then backs away. Barrett kicks Big E in the face, and Big E falls to the ring apron. Barrett puts Big E across the top rope and charges, but Big E gets down and slams Barrett to the mat with a belly-to-belly suplex. Big E drops Barrett with a few clotheslines and then another suplex. Big E puts Barrett on the ring apron and then spears him through the ropes, and both men are down on the outside. Back in the ring, Barrett hits Big E with the Winds of Change. Barrett goes for the cover, but Big E kicks out at two. Big E tosses Barrett into the corner and charges again, but Barrett moves and Big E goes shoulder-first into the ring post. Barrett connects with Wasteland on Big E and goes for the cover, but Big E kicks out at two. Barrett charges at Big E, but Big E slams him down to the mat and goes for the cover, but Barrett kicks out at two. Big E splashes Barrett in the center of the ring and drops the straps. Big E goes for the Big Ending, but Barrett shoves Big E into the corner. Barrett hits the Bull Hammer Elbow and gets the pin fall.
Winner and new WWE Intercontinental Champion: Bad News Barrett.
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