WWE held the return of the 2011 edition of Vengeance last night on pay-per-view from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The show featured the Big Show vs Mark Henry in a World Heavyweight Championship Match, John Cena vs Alberto Del Rio in a Last Man Standing Match for the WWE Championship, and Triple H & CM Punk vs R-Truth & the Miz. Below are the complete results of the broadcast:
A video package opens the PPV, hyping the main events of tonight’s live pay-per-view broadcast. The show then opens with Michael Cole, Jerry “The King” Lawler and Booker T announcing the show. We are shown the entrance set and we’re opening the show with the WWE Tag Team Titles up for grab.
WWE Tag Team Titles: Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger vs. Air Boom
We go to the ring and Vickie Guerrero introduces Jack Swagger. Swagger makes his way to the ring and then she introduces the United States Champion Dolph Ziggler and out he comes. Out next come the WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston.
Dolph starts things out with Kofi. They lock up and trade holds. Ziggler with an early pin attempt. Takedown by Ziggler and a headlock. Ziggler drops Kofi with a shoulder. Kofi leap frogs and hits Ziggler with a back elbow. Kofi leaps onto Dolph in the corner and flips him across the ring for a 2 count. Bourne comes in and dropkicks Ziggler for another 2 count. Ziggler fights back and tags in Swagger. Swagger gets rolled up for a 2 count. Bourne with kicks and a tag to Kofi. They double team Swagger and Kofi covers for another pin attempt.
Kofi works Swagger over in the corner and tags in Bourne again. They hit a double dropkick and Bourne covers for 2. Another tag to Kofi and more double teaming from the champs. 2 count by Kofi. Kofi with uppercuts in the corner. Kofi goes for a crossbody but Swagger catches him and slams him to the mat. Ziggler comes in and covers Kofi for 2. Ziggler and Kofi go at it now. Ziggler connects with a dropkick to the jaw for a pin attempt. Kofi fights back but Dolph drops him with an elbow. Swagger comes in off the tag and puts Kofi back down. Swagger charges with a shoulder block. Swagger with a headlock now as Vickie looks on. Kofi fights out of the hold and ducks a clothesline to tag in Bourne. Bourne comes in with a head scissors takedown and a series of kicks on Swagger. A knee to the face tags Swagger down. Bourne knocks Dolph off the apron and kicks Swagger again for a close 2 count.
Bourne leaps off the top as Dolph charges on the apron. Bourne lands on his feet, knocks Dolph off and goes back to the top. He goes for Air Bourne but Swagger puts his knees up. Dolph comes back in on a tag and covers Bourne for 2 as Kofi breaks it up. Dolph with a chinlock on Bourne now. Bourne reaches for a tag but Dolph stops him. Bourne rolls Ziggler up out of nowhere for a 2 count. Ziggler counters it for 2 and hits a big clothesline on Bourne. Another pin attempt by Dolph. Swagger comes in on a tag and stomps on Bourne. Ziggler kicks Bourne as the referee isn’t looking. Swagger comes out of the corner with a big splash for a 2 count. Bourne tries to fight out of a hold now but Swagger beats him down. Swagger hits Kofi but he blocks it and returns the shot. Bourne rolls Swagger up for 2. Swagger goes for the ankle lock but Bourne blocks it and tosses Swagger out to the floor.
Ziggler distracts the ref while Swagger hits Kofi, stopping the tag. Swagger comes in and tags Ziggler. They double team Bourne again while the referee isn’t looking. Dolph with a neckbreaker and another tag to Swagger. Swagger stomps on Bourne and poses as the crowd boos. Bourne fights back with kicks but Swagger scoops him and slams him to the mat. Swagger runs into the corner again for a big splash but Bourne puts his knees up. Kofi and Dolph come in at the same time. Kofi unloads on Dolph with kicks. Dolph blocks SOS and shoves him into the corner. Kofi kicks Dolph and Swagger in the head. Kofi goes to the top and comes down with a big crossbody for a close 2 count. Kofi hits the Boom Drop. Ziggler ducks Trouble in Paradise but Kofi hits SOS. Swagger breaks the pin. Kofi goes for Trouble in Paradise but Swagger turns it into the ankle lock. Bourne takes Swagger out with knees from the top. Ziggler runs up and rolls Kofi up for a 2 count. Kofi connects with Trouble in Paradise and tags in Bourne. Bourne hits Air Bourne for the win.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions, Air Boom
WWE United States Title Match: Zack Ryder vs. Dolph Ziggler
Zack Ryder’s music hits and out he comes for the next match as soon as the opener is over. Dolph is still recovering from the loss as Ryder enters the ring. The bell rings and they go at it. Ryder unloads on Ziggler in the corner. Ryder with a big clothesline for a 2 count. Air Boom, Swagger and Vickie look on from ringside. Ryder launches Ziggler hard into the corner and covers him for another 2 count.
Ziggler fights back as the crowd chants for Ryder. Ryder makes a comeback but Dolph escapes out to the floor and starts to crawl away. Kofi and Bourne grab him and throw him back in the ring. The ref tells Ryder to back off Dolph and order Air Boom to return to the locker room. Vickie waves bye to them as the crowd chants “Vickie sucks.” Ryder continues the offense on Ziggler and drops him hard on his face for another 2 count. Ryder misses a splash and hits hard on the ropes.
Ziggler stomps on Ryder and drops a big elbow drop for a 2 count. Ziggler grounds Ryder to the mat with a hold now. Ziggler with another big elbow drop and 2 count. Ziggler hits a big splash in the corner and Ryder goes back down. Vickie cheers on as Swagger taunts the crowd. Ziggler misses the next splash in the corner. Ryder misses a running boot to the head as Ziggler moves. Ziggler hits the big leg drop but Ryder kicks out at 2. Ziggler beats Ryder down in the corner as the ref tells him to back off. Ryder runs and kicks Ziggler in the head. Swagger runs over and pulls Ryder’s leg. Ryder kicks him back. Ryder blocks the sleeper from Ziggler and kicks off Swagger again. Ryder turns around to a superkick from Ziggler. Ziggler connects and covers Ryder for the win.
Winner and still WWE United States Champion, Dolph Ziggler
CM Punk is backstage talking to Ted DiBiase when Triple H walks in. Punk understands that someone forced Triple H to leave on RAW with the deportation debacle. They talk about their match tonight and walk off together.
WWE Divas Titles: Eve Torres vs. Beth Phoenix
We go to the ring and out comes the WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix, without Natalya. Michael Cole says there was a fight backstage between the Divas earlier. He shows footage of Kelly being interviewed when Beth Phoenix attacked her. Natalya and other Divas taunted Kelly as Beth held her against the wall. Eve made the save and a Divas brawl broke out backstage. Eve Torres makes her way out next. Cole says that John Laurinaitis has banned Natalya and Kelly Kelly from ringside.
The bell rings and they lock up, going at it hard in the lock up. Eve ends up on the top rope and hits Beth with right hands. Eve comes off the top with a roll up for 2. Beth fights back and knocks Eve down for a 2 count. Eve fights back after another pin attempt and they trade holds. They come out of another lock up with Beth hitting a right hand and forearm shot. Eve connects with an enziguri and kicks Beth into the ropes. Eve cuffs Beth to the middle rope by using part of her outfit. Eve wails away with kicks on Beth as the referee backs her off. He breaks Beth free but she runs into a forearm from Eve. Beth goes to the floor and Eve follows. Beth knocks Eve down on the apron. Beth presses Eve over head on the floor and drops Eve face first on top of the fan barrier. Beth with kicks on Eve before whipping her into the apron hard.
Beth brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Beth takes it to the mat with an abdominal stretch. Eve breaks free but Beth catches her with a gutbuster for another 2 count. Beth with a leg scissors now. Beth slaps Eve in the head and tells her to cry as the hold is locked in. Beth continues slapping and taunting Eve. Eve fights free eventually and mounts Beth with right hands. Eve with kicks to the face and a clothesline. Eve with a backsplash for a 2 count. Eve with right hands. Beth runs into an elbow. Eve ends up on Beth’s back with her legs wrapped around. She keeps it locked and brings Beth to the mat in a submission hold. Beth makes it to the ropes and breaks the hold.
Eve slams Beth’s head into the turnbuckle. Beth turns it around and they come back in the ring. Eve counters the Glam Slam and they trade close pin attempts. Beth runs into an elbow int he corner. Eve connects with a big kick to the head. Eve goes to the top but misses the moonsault as Beth rolls out of the way. Beth connects with the Glam Slam this time for the win.
Winner and still WWE Divas Champion, Beth Phoenix