Abyss vs Pope (D’Angelo Dinero)
Pope stopped directly in his tracks by Abyss. Pope dropkicks Abyss out of the ring. Abyss jumps back in. Pope with several elbows to the face. Pope thrown out of the ring by Abyss but caught by a member of his congrigation and flipped back in. Abyss misses a sitdown splash on Pope. Pope with a two count on Abyss. Pope clotheslines Abyss out of the ring. Congrigation begins to attack Abyss and throws him back into the ring. Pope with another elbow to the face of Abyss. Abyss with a boot to the face of Pope. Abyss choking Pope with the middle rope. Abyss with several body shots to Pope. Abyss rips the ace bandage off of Pope’s midsection then begins to repeatidly kick Pope in the ribs. Pope thrown back first into the corner. Crowd chanting "Pope!" bringing Pope back to his feet only to be bear hugged by Abyss causing insult to injury on his ribs. Pope with an elbow to the head of Abyss, but Abyss once again grabs Pope firmly hugging him. Pope gets a couple elbows in and a knee on Abyss. Blackhole slam into a DDT by Pope leaving both men laying on the mat. Both men back up by the count of 6. Pope striking repeatidly on Abyss. Pope gaining momentum in this match. Pope with an atomic drop on Abyss leaving him laying in the center of the ring. Two swing and misses by Abyss. Abyss brought to his knees then to the ground by rights and lefts by Pope. Two count with Abyss kicking out. Abyss with shock treatment on Pope and lays back for a pin with only a two count. Abyss attempts a chokeslam but Pope counters throwing Abyss outside of the ring. Pope with a flying leap out of the ring and the entire congrigation once again helping attack Abyss. Pope once again with a high flying headbutt with another two count. Bischoff comes out and as if on cue the congregation turns on Pope attacking him outside of the ring. They throw Pope back in the ring to an awaiting Abyss. Blackhole slam and the three count by Abyss for the win.
Jeff Jarrett vs Somoa Joe
Jeff Jarrett out first as his music sounds. Jarrett stops half way down the ramp throwing his hands in the air as his pyro goes off. Jarrett jumps in the ring circling a few times and grabbing a mic. "For the past 28 days we have led a path of distruction and taken down anybody that got in our way and tonight, Samoa Joe, the founder is going to finish you off. And as far as this ‘i sold out’ crap i’m tired of hearing it because the truth of the matter is the entire crew of Fortune, we all bought in and we’re taking back control of this company." Crowd begins to chant "you sold out!" Jarrett threatens to shut down the whole show because he’s tired of the ‘you sold out’ chants. Jarrett walks to up the ramp as if to walk out and Samoa Joe’s music sounds. Jarrett backs down the ramp as Samoa Joe is introduced. Jarrett jumps through the ring and out the other side as Somoa Joe enters the ring. Jarrett gets back in the ring. Bell rings and the match begins. Both men circling in the ring with an early lock up. Joe pushing Jarrett into the corner of the ring. Jarrett backing up and running through the ring. Joe flips Jarrett but Jarrett counters for the two count. Jarrett back to his feet. Joe with several body shots on Jarett. Jarrett getting rocked in the corner. Joe with almost two dozen chops to the chest of Jarrett. Jarrett goes for an ankle lock on Joe. Jarrett with another two count on Somoa Joe. Jarrett using a night stick on Joe. Security enters the ring but Jarrett attacks them too then turns his attention back to Joe. Jarrett choking Somoa Joe with the night stick. Another ref thrown in as Jarrett pretends to have submitted Joe.
Winner: Jeff Jarrett (by submission)
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