Unforgiven 2007 was a pretty decent PPV. Its only downfall was that all of the matches were astoundingly short.
1.ECW Championship: CM Punk(c) vs. Elijah Burke Finally, Punk gets an opponent not named John Morrison. Burke and Punk had a pretty good match to open the show as Punk defended his newly won ECW Championship. Punk wins after pinning Burke with a rolling cradle. Clocking in at about 12 minutes this was the longest match on the card. Believe it. 6/10.
2.WWE Tag Team Championship: Matt Hardy and MVP(c) vs. Deuce n' Domino It is very clear that Hardy and MVP are not fit representatives of the WWE Tag TEAM Championship, due to their personal rivalry with one another. They even got into a fight in the middle of this match. Deuce N' Domino looked as if they would take advantage of that, but Hardy hits a Twist of Fate for the win as Hardy and MVP retain. Somewhat interesting but not really. 5/10.
3.Triple H vs. Carlito As part of Triple H's return and rivalry with Mr. McMahon, in his Unforgiven match with Carlito, it was No DQ for Carlito only. Carlito tried to use steel chairs and powder to his advantage here, until late in the match, Triple H, blinded by the powder, hits a low blow with the ref's back turned. He then follows it up with a Pedigree for the win. Stipulations made the match interesting. 6/10.
4.Women's Championship: Candice Michelle(c) vs. Beth Phoenix Good divas match. Phoenix was in control for the most part, until Candice delivered a crucifix at the end for the win to surprisingly beat the Glamazon. 4/10.
5.Triple Threat for the World Heavyweight Championship: The Great Khali(c) vs. Batista vs. Rey Mysterio In the first couple weeks following Summerslam, I cringed at the idea of Batista wrestling Khali again at Unforgiven, because WWE will be unforgiven by me for the awful match between the two I had to sit through at Summerslam! Then rey Mysterio was added to the match, which I prayed would add some excitement. It did. The match was not much longer than Batista/Khali at SS, but it was much faster paced and exciting, even if it was clear that they weren't going to hand the title to Mysterio. Batista hits a spinebuster to win the championship, after hogging the title of #1 contender at every PPV after losing to Undertaker at Wrestlemania. Entertaining Triple Threat. 7/10.
6.World Tag Team Championship: Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch(c) vs. Paul London and Brian Kendrick Cade and Murdoch aren't really that talented, while London and Kendrick are entertaining high-flyers. This match seemed more fit for an episode of Raw in my eyes. It wasn't terribly exciting. Murdoch pins Kendrick after a sitout spinebuster by Cade. 4/10.
7.WWE Championship: John Cena(c) vs. Randy Orton After their classic match at Summerslam, Cena vs. Orton II was heavily hyped and anticipated. Orton had made the rivalry more personal by attacking John Cena's father. This made Cena snap and declare that their match at Unforgiven was personal and not about the WWE Championship. Orton thought he had already won by getting inside Cena's head, positive the WWE Champion would make a mistake, and when he did, Orton would pounce and capitalize. Orton ended up being terribly wrong, as a few minutes into the match Cena had Orton in the corner and refused to follow the ref's instructions and kept punching Orton, leading to a disqualification. After the match, Cena continued the assault before Orton fought back and once again tried to bring Cena's dad into the fray. Cena then attacked Orton and trapped him in the STFU on the floor, and encouraged his dad to kick Orton in the head, which he promptly did. Exciting action but more of a brawl than a match. 4/10.
8.Undertaker vs. Mark Henry After being beaten, battered, bloodied, and having his World Heavyweight Championship stolen from him, the Undertaker took a break from wrestling back in mid-May. He then made his return at Unforgiven to face the man who assaulted him prior to Edge cashing in MITB and winning the World Heavyweight Championship: Mark Henry. An unlikely main event but an entertaining one. After an elaborate entrance, Undertaker won his return match by delivering a Last Rideto the 380 pound Henry. Nice action and a grand return by the Deadman. 6/10.
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