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Crimson vs. Matt Morgan
Crimson locks in his cravat early and used several knees to the face on Morgan. Morgan no-sells the onslaught and hits Crimson with a discus clothesline. Morgan dominates Crimson for a lengthy period, including beatdowns in the corner and on the floor. Crimson starts making a comeback. Crimson locks in a half-nelson choke on Morgan. Morgan eventually fights out of the spot and chokeslams Crimson. Crimson hits a spear on Morgan. Morgan moments later knocks Crimson to the floor with a carbon footprint. Morgan rolls Crimson into the ring and tries pinning him, but Crimson manages to kick out at two. Crimson hits the red sky a few seconds later, but Morgan as well was able to kick out before the count of three. Both guys exchange punches in the middle of the ring. The ref tries to get them to stop, but they both refuse. The ref calls for the bell. Double-DQ most likely. Eventually, security has to come out and break things up. Lame.
Mr. Anderson & Abyss vs. Bully Ray & Scott Steiner
Bully Ray and Scott Steiner start things off double-teaming Mr. Anderson to give the heels the advantage early on in the contest. Steiner and Ray utilize quick tags to keep Anderson isolated in the ring. Steiner hits an Angle slam-like move from the second rope on Anderson. Anderson eventually makes the hot tag to Abyss, who is a ball of fire and quickly disposes of both Steiner and Ray. Abyss lands a big splash on Steiner for a close nearfall. He follows that up with a chokeslam attempt that Bully Ray ultimately broke up. Abyss ends up knocking both guys down with a double-clothesline. Anderson makes the blind tag to get back in the match. Anderson hits Steiner with a high cross body. Steiner answers back with an inverted STO. Steiner hits the Frankensteiner on Anderson but Abyss tagged him from the floor. Abyss hits the Blackhole slam on Steiner. Abyss covers him and gets the 1-2-3, picking up the victory for he and Anderson.
Winners: Mr. Anderson & Abyss
After The Match:
After the match, Bully Ray and Scott Steiner beat down Abyss. They put him through a table, but Abyss no-sells it and stands right back up. Ray looks scared to death and heads to the back.
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