– We go backstage with SoCal Val and Low Ki. He talks about winning the contract tonight in the three-way.
– We get a video package hyping Jerry Lynn vs. Rob Van Dam.
Rob Van Dam vs. Jerry Lynn
Christy Hemme is in the ring to introduce Jerry Lynn and out he comes. Rob Van Dam is out next to a nice reaction.
Lots of dueling chants to start the match. Also lots of stalling here. They finally lock up and go at it. RVD with a side headlock. They run the ropes and RVD drops Lynn with a shoulder. They go to the mat and go back and forth. Both get to their feet at the same time and the crowd applauds. RVD takes Lynn out with a sweep and works on the arm. They go to the corner. Lynn fights to the top but RVD knocks him down with a spin kick. RVD goes for a superplex but Lynn fights him. Lynn sends RVD to the apron and kicks him in the mouth. Lynn goes for a tornado DDT on the apron but RVD clotheslines him into the ring.
RVD with shoulder thrusts in the corner now. RVD misses a spin kick and gets hung up on the ropes. Lynn takes him down. RVD gets up but misses two flips. Lots of counters and a 2 count for RVD here. They get back to their feet and the crowd applauds again. RVD sends Lynn to the floor with a kick. RVD goes to dive over the ropes but he stops. RVD invites Lynn to come back in the ring and holds the ropes open for him as Lynn re-enters. The crowd applauds and they square off again. RVD extends his hand for a shake but Lynn grabs his arm and throws him out of the ring and into the barrier.
Lynn hits a baseball slide, sending RVD back into the barrier. Lynn leaps off the apron and lands on RVD but hits his head on the floor. Lynn brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Some boo’s for Lynn now from the crowd. More offense and another 2 count for Lynn. Lynn chokes RVD as the ref counts. RVD tries to come back but runs into a boot in the corner. Lynn goes for a tornado DDT out of the corner but RVD counters it. Lynn comes back with a bridge suplex for a 2 count. Lynn with a knee drop and a headlock now. RVD tries to break free but Lynn slams him to the mat by his hair. Lynn chokes RVD on the rope with his boot now and RVD is bleeding from his mouth.
Lynn with another 2 count and more offense. The crowd starts chanting for RVD as he tries to make a comeback. RVD counters and drops Lynn with a big kick. RVD hits Rolling Thunder and gets a 2 count. RVD catches Lynn with a spin kick out of the corner and sends him out to the floor. RVD runs and baseball slides Lynn into the barrier. RVD front suplexes Lynn over the top of the barrier and leave him laying on it. RVD goes to the apron and lands on Lynn and the barrier. RVD brings it back in and hits a slingshot leg drop from the ropes. RVD goes to the top but Lynn pushes him off. RVD lands hard on the floor.
Lynn brings RVD back in the ring and follows with a steel chair. Hebner warns Lynn but he’s not listening. Lynn ducks a spin kick and leg drops RVD’s head onto the steel chair for a 2 count. Lynn goes outside and brings another chair into the ring. RVD is busted open by his eye now. RVD fights Lynn off and picks up the chair. RVD rolls through and to the second rope. Lynn catches him and powerbombs RVD onto the steel chair. RVD hits hard and Lynn gets another 2 count. Lynn swings the chair but RVD ducks and kicks it into his head. RVD goes to the top and hits the Five Star Frog Splash for the pin and the win.
Winner: Rob Van Dam