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The scene opens up for ICWF's second annual Ground Zero! The pyros shoot off, and Jim Ross and Paul Heyman are heard at ringside.


Jim Ross - Welcome everyone to Badd Blood! I am here with Paul Heyman and this night is packed with action! Lets take you now to Howard Finkel for our first title match.

Howard Finkel - This match is a Standard Triple Threat Tag Team Match for the Tag titles. On there way to the ring at this time, Crymson & Chris Benoit!!!

[Crymson & Chris Benoit come to the ring. ]

Howard Finkel - the second team in this contest is JJ Rider & AJ Cameron.

[JJ Rider & AJ Cameron walk to the ring. ]

Howard Finkel - and their final opponents, X-odus & J.R. Styles.

[X-odus & J.R. Styles walk to the ring. Michael Chieoda is the referee for this match. Crymson tells AJ to kiss his ass. AJ checks out the ring. X-odus tests out the ropes. (the bell rings) Crymson clotheslines X-odus. ]

Paul Heyman - That is never going to get you a win in this kind of a match!

[Crymson neck snaps X-odus. Crymson tags in Chris Benoit. X-odus gets thrown into the corner and gets boot choked by Crymson. They lockup. Benoit sends X-odus to the corner of the ring. Crymson connects with a flying knee. X-odus goes down. ]

Jim Ross - Do something ref! X-odus can't stand this much punishment from two men!

[Benoit gets hit with a diving elbow smash from X-odus. X-odus gets back to his feet. X-odus makes the tag to J.R. Styles. Chris Benoit clotheslines Cameron. ]

Paul Heyman - AJ is very lucky that Benoit didn't use a stronger maneuver!

[Benoit legsweeps Cameron. Cameron gets up. Mexican hiptoss executed by AJ. Benoit climbs to his feet. ]

Jim Ross - AJ is doing quite well at this point in the match.

[J.R. Styles brings in X-odus for X-odus & J.R. Styles. Benoit uppercuts Cameron. AJ executes a headlock takedown. ]

Paul Heyman - Cameron really pisses me off! He has talent, but he just doesn't use his strong moves!

[Cameron goes for a pin. Michael Chieoda counts the pin. ...1 Chris Benoit escapes. ]

Jim Ross - Cameron had better go for all of Benoit's weaknesses instead of trying to pin him already!

[Now Benoit standing. Benoit brings in Crymson for Crymson & Chris Benoit. X-odus hits Crymson with an earringer. ]

Paul Heyman - Crymson is very lucky that X-odus didn't use a stronger maneuver!

[Crymson comes from behind and bulldogs X-odus. Crymson is up again. X-odus climbs to his feet. X-odus trys for a body slam but is not strong enough to lift Crymson.X-odus tags J.R. Styles. J.R. Styles punches Cameron repeatedly. Crymson tags in Benoit. Styles comes from behind and bulldogs Chris Benoit. Styles knees Chris Benoit and rolls back to his feet. Chris Benoit is back on his feet. Chris Benoit executes a spinning back suplex on J.R. Styles. Chris Benoit sucks chants start in the crowd. Chris Benoit gets back to his feet. ]

Paul Heyman - This has actually been a great match!

[J.R. Styles brings in X-odus for X-odus & J.R. Styles. AJ Cameron gets hit with a back heel kick. Chris Benoit tags Crymson. X-odus gives AJ a reverse neckbreaker. AJ moves back to his feet. AJ Cameron takes X-odus down with an Arabian Facebuster. Now AJ standing. AJ Cameron and X-odus move from the ring to the aisle ]

Jim Ross - Man, these guys love using weapons if they are in the stage!

[Michael Chieoda starts the count (.1) ]

Paul Heyman - Bust somebody open with that weapon over there!

[Cameron goes for a slingshot elbow drop but X-odus dodges the attack. (..2) ]

Jim Ross - Tonight is going to be a barn-burner!

[AJ Cameron nails X-odus with an inverted DDT. AJ Cameron gets back to his feet. X-odus and Cameron move up the rampway onto the stage. ]

Jim Ross - Is Cameron good or what!

Paul Heyman - Hell No!

[Crymson sets X-odus up DDTs him into the mat. ]

Jim Ross - These two fighters really are awesome!

[Chris Benoit tagged in by Crymson. X-odus gets hit with a diving elbow smash from Benoit. Benoit is back on his feet. X-odus gets back to his feet. X-odus takes Chris Benoit down with a knee. ]

Paul Heyman - X-odus pulled that off with authority.

[Chris Benoit gets up. X-odus rakes his fingers across Chris Benoit's back. ]

Jim Ross - Benoit takes a back rake.

[X-odus hits Chris Benoit with the back of his elbow. Chris Benoit hits X-odus with an atomic drop. Chris Benoit and X-odus move from the ring to ringside Michael Chieoda starts the count (.1) ]

Paul Heyman - This ref is the dumbest ref in the history of wrestling!

[(..2) Chris Benoit applies an arm wrench to X-odus. (...3) Benoit executes a corkscrew legdrop on X-odus. Benoit gets back to his feet. X-odus gets up. (....4) Chris Benoit kicks X-odus in the groin. (.....5) Benoit short lariats X-odus. X-odus nails the bridging back suplex on Benoit. Now X-odus standing. (......6) ]

Jim Ross - The ref has to do his job! I wish he would just let these two fight!

[X-odus throws Benoit into steel steps. Benoit breaks steel steps. ]

Paul Heyman - I am the greatest commentator in wrestling! Everybody knows it!

[X-odus climbs to the top of the turnbuckle and executes the diving headbutt on Chris Benoit. Now X-odus standing. (.......7) ]

Jim Ross - They better get back to the ring!

[They head back into the ring. ]

Jim Ross - Would you ever get into the wrestling business and do what these guys do?

Paul Heyman - No!

[Crymson tagged in by Chris Benoit. Cameron uses a closed fist on X-odus. AJ Cameron with a high crossbody on X-odus. ]

Jim Ross - X-odus had better mount some sort of offense or else he is done for.

[AJ Cameron is up again. AJ grabs X-odus and applies an arm wrench. AJ goes for a pin. Michael Chieoda counts the pin. ...1 ...2 X-odus kicks out. ]

Paul Heyman - A Weak move like that is never going to get you a win!

[Chris Benoit tagged in by Crymson. X-odus hits Benoit with an atomic drop. ]

Jim Ross - Chris Benoit doesn't stand a chance against a guy like X-odus!

[AJ knocks Benoit into Michael Chieoda taking out the referee. AJ climbs to the second turnbuckle and moonsaults onto Benoit. Now Cameron standing. AJ Cameron rolls onto Benoit connecting with a knee. AJ Cameron chants start. Zack Berbank runs to the ring. Berbank sets Benoit up DDTs him into the mat. Zack short-arm clotheslines Benoit to the mat. Berbank chants start. Chris Benoit gets back to his feet. X-odus get whipped into the corner and Zack follows himin with an avalanche. Zack Berbank hits the Samoan drop on X-odus. Zack Berbank brings Crymson into the ring. Zack Berbank lifts Crymson up and nails him with Hell's Ride!! Order is restored. Michael Chieoda gets up. AJ Cameron executes a neck scissors on Benoit. AJ applies an arm wrench to Benoit. AJ Cameron nails Chris Benoit with the Lights Out superkick!! Cameron covers Chris Benoit. The ref starts the count. ...1 ...2 ...3 ]

Howard Finkel - The winners of this match, and new Tag champions, JJ Rider & AJ Cameron!!!

[Video clip of the main event feid.}

Howard Finkel - This match is a Barbed-Wire Match for the No. 1 Contendership for the European Title title. On his way to the ring at this time, weighing in at 270 pounds, from Michigan accompanied by Midajah, Scott Steiner!!! (crowd boos ****)

[Scott Steiner comes to the ring with Madajah at his side. ]

Howard Finkel - and his opponent, weighing in at 285 pounds, from Tampa Bay, Florida, Zack Berbank!!! (crowd cheers *****)

[Green lights flash as "Faith" by Limp Bizkit plays in the arena and Zack Berbank walks down to the ring. Scott Steiner tests out the ropes. Zack gets on the turnbuckle and poses for the fans. (ring, ring, ring) Big Poppa Pump neck snaps Zack Berbank. Scott Steiner short clothslines Zack. Zack gets up. Steiner grabs Zack's arm and strkes his elbow. Zack Berbank picks up Steiner and drops him neck first on the ropes. ]

Jim Ross - With such a strong hotshot, Zack Berbank is gonna win it!

[Berbank piledrives Big Poppa Pump into the mat. Big Poppa Pump climbs to his feet. ]

Paul Heyman - I would like to commend Zack Berbank and Big Poppa Pump on putting on a great match!

[Berbank gets sidewalk slammed by Big Poppa Pump. Zack is up again. ]

Jim Ross - These two fighters really are awesome!

[Zack drops Scott Steiner with a Gorilla Press Slam on the mat. Scott Steiner stands up. Big Poppa Pump gets sidewalk slammed by Zack. Steiner moves back to his feet. Berbank knifehand chops Scott Steiner. Steiner chops Zack Berbank. Scott Steiner sucks chants start in the crowd. Steiner mule kicks Berbank. Steiner is trying to put Zack Berbank away with a choke sleeper. Big Poppa Pump covers Zack Berbank. Michael Chieoda counts. ...1 ...2 ...3 ]

Paul Heyman - Steiner has won this match!

Howard Finkel - The winner of this match, and new No. 1 Contender for the European Title, Scott Steiner!!!

Lilian Garcia - This match is a Hardcore Match for the Hardcore title. Coming to the ring first, weighing in at 225 pounds, from Kansas City, Missouri, J.R. Styles!!! (crowd cheers ****)

[J.R. Styles comes to the ring. ]

Lilian Garcia - The second in this three way match, weighing in at 220 pounds, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada , Chris Benoit!!! (crowd boos *)

[Blue lights flash as Chris Benoit's music plays as he walks down to the ring. ]

Lilian Garcia - And third, weighing in at 245 pounds, from Jersey City, New Jersey he holds the Hardcore title belt, AJ Cameron!!! (crowd cheers **)

[AJ Cameron walks to the ring as "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osborne plays. Styles tests out the ropes. Tim White checks Benoit's boots and knee pads. AJ Cameron checks out the ring. (ding, ding, ding) Chris Benoit with a high crossbody on AJ. Benoit executes a corkscrew legdrop on AJ Cameron. ]

Paul Heyman - Use a stronger move, Benoit, and maybe you will win this!

[Benoit is back on his feet. AJ Cameron gets back to his feet. AJ Cameron lifts Benoit into a vertical suplex. They head outside. AJ rolls onto Benoit connecting with a knee. Benoit gets back to his feet. Cameron gets elbowed to his midsection by AJ. AJ chops Benoit. ]

Paul Heyman - Benoit is very lucky that Cameron didn't use a stronger maneuver!

[Cameron kicks Benoit in the head. Now Benoit standing. AJ executes a swinging bulldog on Chris Benoit driving Benoit's face into the floor. AJ Cameron is up again. Cameron applies the clawhold on Chris Benoit. AJ runs and tackles Chris Benoit. Cameron punches him in the head. Chris Benoit climbs to his feet. J.R. Styles trys for a fallaway slam but is not strong enough to lift AJ.J.R. executes a leg hammerlock on AJ. Referee Tim White is checking for a tap out. ... ... J.R. breaks the hold. Styles and AJ head into the aisle. ]

Jim Ross - What an outstanding match!

[A springboard dropkick by J.R. sends Cameron to the floor. Now Styles standing. J.R. Styles leg drops the throat of AJ Cameron. ]

Paul Heyman - That is never going to get you a win in this kind of a match!

[Styles grabs Cameron and applies an arm wrench. Cameron double underhook faceslams J.R. hard to the Styles. AJ Cameron applies an arm wrench to Styles. AJ knees J.R. and rolls back to his feet. Now J.R. standing. J.R. Styles trys for a stomachbreaker but is not strong enough to lift AJ Cameron.They head to the locker room. Chris Benoit uses a swinging DDT to plant J.R.'s head into the floor. Chris Benoit sucks chants start in the crowd. Chris Benoit moves back to his feet. J.R. is back on his feet. ]

Paul Heyman - These guys aren't better than me, don't you agree?

Jim Ross - Oh hell no!

[AJ Cameron hits a ropeflip moonsault on J.R. Styles. ]

Paul Heyman - I didn't know AJ had it in him to do such a sweet move!

[AJ stands up. They head outside of the arena. AJ jumps off of the turnbuckle nailing J.R. with an Asai Moonsault. ]

Jim Ross - If AJ keeps using moves like that asai moonsault he could win the match!

[Cameron applies an arm wrench to Styles. Styles moves back to his feet. J.R. Styles throws AJ off the ropes and hits him with a diving shoulder block. AJ Cameron throws J.R. Styles off the ropes and hits him with a diving shoulder block. J.R. Styles gets up. Styles executes the twisting moonsault on to AJ. They head back to the locker room. J.R. Styles jumps off of the turnbuckle nailing AJ with an Asai Moonsault. J.R. Styles gets up. AJ Cameron, lying on the floor, is hammered by an elbow drop out of the corner. J.R. chants start. J.R. is back on his feet. They head to the technical area. They head back into the aisle. They head back to ringside. Styles and AJ are headed into the ring. J.R. slingshot elbow drops Cameron. Cameron gets back to his feet. J.R. gives AJ a reverse neckbreaker. Styles climbs to the top rope and lands across Cameron throat with the Guillotine Legdrop! J.R. Styles covers Cameron. Referee Tim White makes the count. ...1 ...2 ...3 ]

Paul Heyman - J.R. beat AJ into oblivion to win this match!

Lilian Garcia - The winner of this match, and new Hardcore champion, J.R. Styles!!!

Lilian Garcia - This match is a Standard Match for the No. 1 Contendership for the Intercontinental Title title. On his way to the ring at this time, weighing in at 268 pounds, from Chicago, Illinois, JJ Rider!!! (crowd cheers ********)

["My Own Worst Enemy" by Lit begins to play through-out the enitre arena. JJ Rider steps out from behind the curtain and walks down to the ring. ]

Lilian Garcia - and his opponent, weighing in at 230 pounds, from Phoenix, Arizona a member of The Elite he holds the Lightweight title belt, X-odus!!!

[X-odus walks around the ring. Tim White is the referee for this contest. JJ walks around the ring. X-odus tests out the ropes. (ding, ding, ding) JJ hits him with a back fist. X-odus punches JJ Rider in the head. X-odus executes a headlock takedown. Rider is back on his feet. Rider uses a legsweep faceslam to bring X-odus down. X-odus is back on his feet. X-odus gets hit with a running powerslam by JJ. JJ chants start. JJ gets up. X-odus is back on his feet. JJ and X-odus move from the ring to ringside ]

Jim Ross - Come on Tim White! Don't count these guys out! This has been a great match so far!

[Tim White starts the count (.1) ]

Paul Heyman - I was once a great in my day....and these guys aren't as good as I was!

[(..2) Rider nails X-odus with a belly-to-back suplex. Rider climbs to his feet. (...3) X-odus with an illegal chokehold on JJ. Now JJ standing. (....4) JJ connects with a flying knee. X-odus goes down. ]

Jim Ross - Rider with a knee.

[Rider bounces X-odus off the ropes and hits him with a backdrop. (.....5) X-odus gets up. (......6) X-odus trys for a hiptoss but is unable to lift JJ Rider.(.......7) X-odus and Rider move back into the ring. X-odus hits him with a back fist. X-odus neck snaps JJ Rider. ]

Paul Heyman - An excellent move by X-odus.

[X-odus applies the clawhold on JJ. X-odus hits JJ Rider with a rolling elbow smash to the face. JJ Rider is up again. JJ Rider executes an over the shoulder stomachbreaker on X-odus. JJ climbs to the top of the turnbuckle and executes the diving headbutt on X-odus. X-odus trys for a power move but is unable to lift Rider.X-odus rakes the face of Rider in attempt to make a come back. X-odus grabs JJ from behind and plants him with X Marks the Spot! X-odus catches JJ in the crucifx and goes for the pin. Referee Tim White makes the count. ...1 ...2 ...3 ]

Jim Ross - We've got ourselves a winner!

Lilian Garcia - The winner of this match, and new No. 1 Contender for the Intercontinental Title, X-odus!!!

Lilian Garcia - This match is a Blood Bath Match for the European title. On his way to Ring at this time, weighing in at 238 pounds, from Red Hook, Queens, New York, Tazz!!! (crowd boos **)

[Tazz's music plays as the crowd errupts with a big cheer. ]

Lilian Garcia - and his opponent, weighing in at 240 pounds, from Toronto, Ontario, Canada a member of The Elite he holds the European title belt, Edge!!! (crowd boos **)

["You think you know me." Edge's music plays as spotlights flash on the crowd. Edge then appears on the stage and walks to the ring. Earl Hebner checks Tazz's boots and knee pads. Edge walks around the ring. (ding, ding, ding) Edge gets caught with an elbowsmash to the face. Tazz gets hit with a back heel kick. Edge uses a snap mare takeover on Tazz. Tazz moves back to his feet. Tazz trys for a Northern Lights Bomb but is not strong enough to lift Edge.Tazz goes for a gorilla press slam but Edge dodges the attack. Edge gets taken down with an armdrag takedown. Tazz gouges Edge's eyes out. Tazz grabs Edge's arm and strkes his elbow. Tazz slaps Edge. ]

Jim Ross - Edge takes a slap.

[Edge gets hit with a back heel kick. Tazz dazed in the ring, Edge on the top rope. Edge jumps and grabs Tazz's head,bulldogging him Edge sucks chants start in the crowd. Edge gets back to his feet. Tazz is up again. Edge hurricanranas Tazz. Edge sucks chants start in the crowd. ]

Paul Heyman - I am the greatest commentator in wrestling! Everybody knows it!

[Edge hits Tazz with the back of his elbow. Tazz hits Edge with the back of his elbow. ]

Jim Ross - Edge takes a back elbow.

[Edge trys for a monkey flip but is unable to lift Tazz.Edge kicks Tazz in the groin. ]

Paul Heyman - Tazz is very lucky that Edge didn't use a stronger maneuver!

[Edge chops Tazz. ]

Jim Ross - Edge executes a chop.

[Tazz gets caught with an elbowsmash to the face. ]

Paul Heyman - That is never going to get you a win in this kind of a match!

[Edge trys for a brain buster but is not strong enough to lift Tazz.Tazz trys for a spine buster but is not strong enough to lift Edge.Tazz trys for a takeover suplex but is not strong enough to lift Edge.Tazz jabs Edge. Tazz uses a lariat on Edge. Edge is up again. Tazz trys for a front-layout suplex but is not strong enough to lift Edge.Tazz rakes the face of Edge in attempt to make a come back. Tazz hits Edge with an earringer. Tazz double underhook faceslams Edge hard to the Edge. Edge gets hit with a diving elbow smash from Tazz. ]

Paul Heyman - An excellent move by Tazz.

[Tazz uses a closed fist on Edge. Tazz trys for a crotch slam but is not strong enough to lift Edge.Tazz drives a forearm into Edge. Edge trys for a hiptoss but is unable to lift Tazz.Edge grabs Tazz by the arm and breaks it over his shoulder. Tazz hits Edge with a heart punch. Edge climbs to his feet. Tazz short lariats Edge. Edge stands up. Edge leaps up, swings around Tazz and DDT's him onto the mat. Tazz stands up. Tazz is taken outside by Edge ]

Jim Ross - My God! Tazz could be killed! They've moved to Ringside, there's weapons there!!

[Edge kicks Tazz in the stomach. Tazz is up again. Edge comes from behind and bulldogs Tazz. Edge climbs to his feet. They lockup. Tazz sends Edge to the corner of Ringside. Tazz hits Edge with the back of his elbow. The lights go out. 5 seconds later they are back on. Edge is coverd in Blood. ]

Paul Heyman - Edge put up a good fight, but he just couldn't overcome the raw power of Tazz!

Lilian Garcia - The winner of this match, and new European champion, Tazz!!!

[Matt Roberts is shwon pacing the halls warming up for his match with Brian Richards. All of a sudden he is attacked from behind. The camera zooms out a little and we see Brian Richards with a chair beating Matt with it. He hits him five times in the back as Roberts lays on the concrete. He then turns him over and starts slamming the chair into Roberts' chest. He then grabs a ladder which is laying near a wall and sets it up. He picks Roberts up and slams him into the ladder. Roberts is busted open over his eye. Richards picks up the ladder and starts slamming it into Roberts' arm and shoulder. He stands over Roberts holding the US title.]

Brian Richards - Matt, you wanted a ladder match, well you just got a little taste of what you will get later on. You wanna attack people from behind, well I just proved to you that payback is a bitch, and that I can attack from behind just as good as you can. In just a few moments Roberts, it will be you and me, inside that ring with a 15 foot high steel ladder, with MY US title hanging over us. Only one of us will survive, and the other...well the other will be wheeled out of the American West Arena on a stretcher. Roberts, I know you can hear me, when you finally get up, see the blood dripping from above your eye, and the pain in ur back, your arm, shoulder, and your chest, you know that was from me. And that was just to let you know Im ready for whatever you can bring to that ring, thats if you even make it!

[Richards spits on Matt Roberts and walks away as we are taken back to JR at ringside.]

Jim Ross - What a hainous attack by Brian Richards. Well folks we will take you back to what led up to this match.

[Video clip of the feud between Matt Roberts and Brian Richards.]

Lilian Garcia - This match is a Ladder Match for the United States title. On his way to the ring at this time, weighing in at 215 pounds, from Los Angeles, California a member of The Elite, Matt Roberts!!! (crowd boos **)

[Matt runs down the ramp and slides into the ring, as "Crawling" by Linkin Park plays over the sound system. ]

Lilian Garcia - and his opponent, weighing in at 240 pounds, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania a member of Triple Threat Power Trip, he holds the United States title belt, Brian Richards!!! (crowd boos **)

[Richards runs to the ring and steps through the ropes. Matt Roberts gives Brian the finger. Richards walks around the ring. (ring, ring, ring) Roberts hiptosses Richards. ]

Jim Ross - Matt should have used something stronger, but that hiptoss was effective!

[Roberts jumps off the turnbuckle with the flying bodypress on Brian. Brian gets back to his feet. Brian delivers a spine buster to Matt Roberts. Brian Richards and Roberts go to the floor toward the ladder. Brian Richards swings a Steel chair and hits Roberts. Roberts is bleeding as a result. Roberts is back on his feet. Roberts hits Brian with the back of his elbow. ]

Paul Heyman - A move by Matt Roberts.

[Brian hits him with a back fist. ]

Jim Ross - Brian Richards executes a back fist.

[Brian with a high crossbody on Roberts. ]

Paul Heyman - That is never going to get you a win in this kind of a match!

[Brian stands up. Roberts is up again. Roberts executes a jawbreakeron Richards. Roberts moves back to his feet. Richards is back on his feet. Roberts legsweeps Brian. ]

Jim Ross - Matt with a legsweep.

[Matt Roberts flies from the turnbuckle with an elbowdrop. Matt Roberts gets up. Brian Richards is up again. Brian climbs the turnbuckle and nails Matt with a flying bulldog. ]

Paul Heyman - That was excellently executed by Brian!

[Brian gets up. Brian Richards goes into the ring with the ladder. Matt Roberts follows. ]

Jim Ross - Roberts could use some help about now. Matt is really getting the stuffing beat out of him!

Paul Heyman - Sure.

[Richards knees Roberts and rolls back to his feet. Roberts gets up. Brian uppercuts Matt Roberts. Brian Richards goes for a brain buster but Roberts dodges the attack. Richards starts to climb the ladder. Matt Roberts tips over the ladder knocking Matt Roberts off. Brian chokes Matt Roberts with a microphone cable. Richards grabs Roberts's arm and strkes his elbow. Richards hiptosses Matt. Richards gives Matt Roberts a reverse neckbreaker. Brian is up again. Matt Roberts gets back to his feet. Richards with a huge fisherman buster on Matt. Richards sucks chants start in the crowd. Now Richards standing. Brian Richards goes up the ladder. Matt Roberts tips over the ladder knocking Matt Roberts off. ]

Jim Ross - I am really happy with what Brian is doing with his carreer, aren't you?

Paul Heyman - Yeah!

[Richards jumps off of the turnbuckle nailing Matt Roberts with an Asai Moonsault. Brian sucks chants start in the crowd. Brian stands up. Brian Richards jumps off of the turnbuckle nailing Matt Roberts with an Asai Moonsault. Richards knees Matt Roberts and rolls back to his feet. Richards jumps off of the turnbuckle nailing Matt Roberts with an Asai Moonsault. Brian gets back to his feet. Brian goes up the ladder. Brian continues climbing the ladder. Brian moves up another step. Brian moves all the way to the top of the ladder. Brian unhooks the title belt!! ]

Jim Ross - Brian has shown us all how good he is!

Lilian Garcia - The winner of this match, and still United States champion, Brian Richards!!!

Lilian Garcia - This match is a Standard Match for the Intercontinental title and World Title. On his way to the ring at this time, weighing in at 289 pounds, from Phoenix, Arizona he holds the World title belt, Crymson!!! (crowd boos ***)

[Crymson comes to the ring. ]

Lilian Garcia - and his opponent, weighing in at 160 pounds, from Sacramento, California accompanied by Jason he holds the Intercontinental title belt, "The Insane One" Diablo!!! (crowd boos ***)

["The Insane One" Diablo walks to the ring. Earl Hebner is the referee for this contest. Crymson tells "The Insane One" Diablo to kiss his ass. "The Insane One" Diablo walks around the ring. (the bell rings) "The Insane One" Diablo gets thrown into the corner and gets boot choked by Crymson. "The Insane One" Diablo uppercuts Crymson. ]

Paul Heyman - That is never going to get you a win in this kind of a match!

["The Insane One" Diablo trys for a hiptoss but is unable to lift Crymson.Crymson double underhook faceslams "The Insane One" Diablo hard to the "The Insane One" Diablo. "The Insane One" Diablo is up again. Crymson takes Diablo down with a knee. "The Insane One" Diablo executes a swinging neckbreaker on Crymson. "The Insane One" Diablo and Crymson move from the ring to rampway ]

Jim Ross - That son of a gun! Crymson is in luck! He may not lose after all!

[Earl Hebner starts the count (.1) "The Insane One" Diablo trys for a power move but is not strong enough to lift Crymson.Now Crymson standing. (..2) (...3) Diablo hits Crymson with an earringer. (....4) Crymson neck snaps "The Insane One" Diablo. (.....5) Crymson uses a snap mare takeover on Diablo. Diablo gets up. "The Insane One" Diablo trys for a spinebuster but is not strong enough to lift Crymson.Diablo and Crymson move back to ringside. ]

Paul Heyman - Sometimes you guys amaze me....moving away from weapons like that! I thought you were hardcore!

[Crymson executes the brain buster on "The Insane One" Diablo. ]

Jim Ross - Crymson could win this match since he used that brain buster!

[Crymson climbs to his feet. ]

Paul Heyman - Diablo needs to get some sense knocked into him, and Crymson is the man to do it! These guys are good athletes, but not as good as me!

Jim Ross - Yeah, you know it.

[Diablo is up again. Diablo short clothslines Crymson. Diablo covers Crymson. Earl Hebner counts. ...1 Crymson escapes. ]

Paul Heyman - Get it through your thick head, you can't beat Crymson with a weak move like that!

["The Insane One" Diablo short lariats Crymson. ]

Jim Ross - Diablo executes a short lariat.

[Crymson climbs to his feet. Diablo chops Crymson. ]

Paul Heyman - I hate when somebody acts like they are all that, when we know they aren't!

[Crymson picks up "The Insane One" Diablo and hits him with a Back Suplex. Crymson gets back to his feet. Crymson suplexes Diablo. Crymson piledrives Diablo. Diablo gets back to his feet. Crymson tackles and begins punching "The Insane One" Diablo. Crymson clotheslines "The Insane One" Diablo. Crymson choke slams "The Insane One" Diablo!! Diablo looks to be out cold! Crymson covers "The Insane One" Diablo. Earl Hebner counts the pin. ...1 ...2 ...3 ]

Jim Ross - Put that in the record books as a win for Crymson!

Lilian Garcia - The winner of this match, and new Intercontinental champion, Crymson!!!

[AJ Cameron and JJ Rider rush down to the ring and attack Crymson. Benoit and Richards follow Rider and Cameron and help out Crymson. The lights go out and the arena is black.]

Jim Ross - What the hell is going on here!?

[The lights come back on and the green lights flash as Zack Berbank is in the ring with Richards on his shoulders. Zack nails Hell's Ride on Richards! Richards is out cold. Rider and Cameron double team Benoit.]

Jim Ross - My God! Zack Berbank has come to help Rider and Cameron.


Scene fads as Berbank and Crymson exchange right hands.