July 31, 2009 – Baltimore, Maryland
Announcers: Jim Ross & Todd Grisham
DARK MATCH: Drew McIntyre defeated Slam Master J (Ray Gordy)..
RECAP: Night of Champions
IN THE RING
World Heavyweight champion Jeff Hardy: Jeff Hardy came out and gave his victory speech after winning the World Heavyweight title from C.M. Punk at Night of Champions. Hardy praised John Morrison and said he was giving him a title shot tonight..
#1 CONTENDERS TAG TEAM MATCH
Cryme Tyme (Shad Gaspard & JTG) defeated The Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd w/Natalya Neidhart): After the match, Unified Tag Team champions Chris Jericho & The Big Show came out to the stage, but they didn’t have their belts (what’s up with that?). Jericho told Cryme Tyme to enjoy their moment. Jericho praised himself and the Big Show as an unstoppable team. Cryme Tyme fired back on the microphone with insults at the champions. More hype for their upcoming title match..
DIVAS TAG TEAM MATCH
Melina Perez & Eve Torres defeated Michelle McCool & Layla El:
Josh Mathews & C.M. Punk: C.M. Punk said he wishes everyone was straight edge and challenged the winner of tonight’s Hardy-Morrison title match..
TAG TEAM MATCH
Rey Mysterio & Fit Finlay defeated Dolph Ziggler & Mike Knox: WWE Intercontinental champion Rey Mysterio pinned Dolph Ziggler.
Josh Mathews & John Morrison: John Morrison said he hopes Jeff Hardy enjoyed the “Hardy Party” last night because he was taking the title back to the Palace of Wisdom tonight!
The Great Khali w/Ranjin Singh vs. Charlie Haas ended in a No Contest: The Great Khali was going in for the kill when Kane showed up and attacked Ranjin Singh. Khali abandoned the match to save his translator and chase Kane backstage..
WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
Jeff Hardy defeated John Morrison to retain the World Heavyweight title: After the match, C.M. Punk came out and raised Jeff Hardy’s hand in victory. Punk then turned (predictably) and assaulted Hardy. Punk declared that he would recapture the World Heavyweight title next week!