TLC In my opinion turned out to be one of WWE's best pay-per-views this year alongside Wrestlemania 25. Many were turned off with the gimmick ppv but with an exciting card to back it up, TLC definity provided us with some "HOLY S**T" moments and some that many WWE fans will frown upon.
Christian vs Shelton Benjamin: An Epic war between two of WWE's most gifted in a ladder match, where each man pushed the other to their absolute limit. Christian climbed his way up the ladder to retain his ECW title. Highlights include:
- Shelton diving atop a ladder onto Christian on the outside.
- Shelton slamming Christian from a ladder.
- Shelton jumping from the ladder and effectivly clothlining Christian.
- Christian pushing the ladder from under Shelton, leaving him hanging in the middle of the ring.
- Karma as Shelton this time grabs the ladder from under Christian leaving him hanging in the middle of the ring.
- Shelton grabs the hanging Christian and throws him at the ladder in the corner.
- Christian Frog Splashes from atop a ladder onto Shelton who was lieing on a ladder set between the ring and announcer table.
- Due to the Frog Splash the ladder breaks in half.
- Christian climbs the ladder and retains the title.
Match Rating: 9/10
John Morrison vs Drew Mclntyre: The Friday Night Delight goes up against Mr.McMahons hand picked superstar Drew Mclntyre. A fierce battle between the two indeed as the ruthless scotish rose from the dust as the new Intercontinental Champion. Highlights include:
- Morrison missle drop kicks Drew after a leap off the top turnbuckle.
- Drew vicously performs some sort of reverse alamaba slam on Mirrison driving him face first onto the mat.
- Morrison attempts Star Ship Pain.
- Drew hits the Double underhook DDT and claims his first title in the WWE.
Match Rating: 6.5/10
Mickie James vs Michelle McCool: The two sexy warriors went toe to toe as nails were broken, and pretty faces were smashed. After some outside interference from Layla, Michelle siezed the oppurtunity and retained the Womens Championship. This makes Michelle the current longest reigning champion in WWE.
Match Rating: 5/10
John Cena vs Sheamus: The new up and coming superstar came into this a overwelming underdog against the companys top superstar in a tables match. A brutal battle insued but after an attempted superplex onto a table, Cena came crashing thru the table as Sheamus stood tall as the NEW WWE Champion. This will go on as one of WWE's most shocking moments. Highlights include:
- Cena suplexing Sheamus on the Entrance Ramp.
- Cena clinging onto the ropes as Sheamus attempts to push onto the awaiting table.
- Cena AA Sheamus.
- Cena attempts a superplex on Sheamus from the top turnbuckle onto a table in the middle of the ring.
- A battle insues atop the turnbuckle as they struggle for control.
- Sheamus pushes Cena, senging him flying and crashing thru the tablel leaving the world in shock.
- Sheamus stands atop the dismantled Cena holding the WWE Championship.
Match Rating: 7/10 (I was so shock with Sheamus winning)
Undertaker vs Batista: These two men had an epic rivalry back in 2007 and this added to their epic encounters. The Animal has been on a recent rush and his next pray looked to be the Dead man. After Batista looked like he won the Title, GM Teddy Long came out and restarted the match, with the Undertaker picking up the eventual win and retaining the title.
- Batista punishes Undertaker wish vicous chair shots.
- Batista suplexes Taker from the top rope.
- Taker goes Old School on Batista.
- Batista low blows Taker and follows it with a monsterous chair shot to the skull and wins the Title.
- Teddy Long claims that while chair are allowed, low blows aren't and restarts the match.
- After a chair shot and a Tombstone later, Taker retains the title and cages the animal.
Match Rating: 6.5/10
Randy Orton vs Kofi Kingston: With the meteroric rise of Kofi, his match with Orton was his first real test and boy did he put up one heck of a fight. The Viper proved why he is the companys top heel after a vicous punt and RKO, Orton silences Kofi.
- Kofi splashes onto Orton from the top turnbuckle.
- Kofi performs the Boom Boom.
- Kofi performs Trouble in Paradise.
- Orton punts the living day lights out of Kofi.
- Orton finishes Kofi with an RKO and wins the match.
Match Rating: 7/10
Jerishow vs DX: The Seemingly unstoppable force of Jerishow faced off against DX in a vicouse and brutal TLC Match. After lifting a dismantled Ladder with Shawn on top, DX became the new tag champs. Ending the title reign of Jerishow and ending Jerichos passport to Raw. Highlights Include:
Overall an amazing ppv.
Watch the entire match for full details as this match along with the Christian/Benjamin Bout were amazing.
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