WWE Over the Limit 2012
May 20, 2012 – Raleigh, North Carolina
OFFICIAL WWE PPV LINE-UP:
Kane defeated Zack Ryder (Pro-show Match)
Christian eliminated The Miz to win the People Power Battle Royal
Kofi Kingston & R-Truth (c) defeated Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger
Layla El (c) defeated Beth Phoenix (WWE Divas Title)
Sheamus (c) beat Alberto Del Rio and Randy Orton and Chris Jericho
Brodus Clay (with Cameron & Naomi) defeated The Miz
Christian defeated Cody Rhodes to win the Intercontinental Title
WWE champion C.M. Punk defeated Daniel Bryan
Ryback defeated Camacho (with Hunico)
John Laurinaitis defeated John Cena after interference by Big Show
PRE SHOW: Kane defeated Zack Ryder
PEOPLE POWER BATTLE ROYAL
Christian won the battle royal: The winner would decide who to face later on tonight, either United States Champion Santino or Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes. Christian shocked everyone returned,eliminated The Miz to win the battle royal and chose to face Santino. The participants were: Great Khali, Miz, JTG, Ezekiel Jackson, Curt Hawkins,Tyler Reks, Michael McGillicutty, Yoshi Tatsu, Tyson Kidd, Jimmy and Jay Uso, Jinder Mahal, Drew McIntyre, Heath Slater, Darren Young, Titus O’Neal, Alex Riley, David Otunga, William Regal.
VIDEO PACKAGE: JohnLaurinatis and People Power.
WWE TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
Kofi Kingston & R-Truth defeated Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger ( w/Vickie Guererro) to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles:
Eve Torres & Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins + David Otunga: Tylor Reks and Curt Hawkins told Eve they love people power, Eve told them to go confiscate signs about anti Johnny Ace. Otunga gave his legal advice.
WWE DIVAS TITLE MATCH
Layla El defeated Beth Phoenix to retain the WWE Diva’s Title:
Matt Striker & Randy Orton + Chris Jericho: Orton said Sheamus is a big boy and he knew what he was in for after his “fluke” win. Chris Jericho then walked and said he likesOrton, even enjoyed watching the two of them wear each other out while he satin the back watching with a smile. Jericho said he will prove he is the best in the world once again tonight. Orton got inclose and told Jericho if he gets in his way tonight, he’ll be the best in the world at being RKO’ed.
WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT FATAL FOUR WAY TITLE MATCH
Sheamus defeated Randy Orton & Chris Jericho &Alberto Del Rio ( w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) to retain the World Heavyweight Title: Great match Sheamus won the match after the white cross to Y2J.
Eve Torres & Cody Rhodes + Christian: Backstage: Eve talked to IC champion Cody Rhodes, who talked upLaurinaitis and his good luck not having to face Christian tonight, so thatChristian can legitimize the U.S. Title. Christian then stepped into the shotand asked Rhodes what he’s talking about. Hetold Cody that he’s completely full of crap, and he’s changed his mind that hewants to face Christian for the IC Title tonight.
Brodus Clay ( w/ Funkadettes) defeated The Miz: The Miz did some dancing at the beginning of the match.
Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins went into the crowd ripping up anti People Power and John Laurinatus signs.
INTERCONTINENTAL TITLE MATCH
Christian defeated Cody Rhodes to win the Intercontinental Title: Christian is a babyface now and won the match after a kill-switch. Rhodes was distraught.
Josh Matthews & CM Punk + A.J.: Punk mocked Vince McMahon’s voice when talking about what Vince’s reaction would have been ten years ago if someone told him that Punkand Daniel Bryan would be headlining a WWE PPV. Punk said tonight won’t be a five-star classic that everyone is expecting, A.J. walked into the shot. She said in a normal voice that tonight will be a lot of fun to watch.
WWE TITLE MATCH
CM Punk defeated Daniel Bryan to retain the WWE title: This will be match of the year, a amazing match between these two. Punk made Bryan submit.
Eve Torres & David Otunga + Teddy Long: Eve and David Otunga walked up to Teddy Long. Long said if Laurinaitis loses tonight, he may talk to the Board about putting Eve and Otunga in-charge. Or, he may talk to the Board about having Eve and Otunga fired.
Ryback defeated Camacho ( w/ Hunico): Noticeable “Goldberg” chants.
SINGLES GRUDGE MATCH
John Laurinatus defeated John Cena: A really bad match Big Show returned and turned heel by giving Cena a punch to the head.