MJF exploited the Inner Circle's kindness and led The Pinnacle to victory in Blood & Guts.
Blood and Guts Match
The Inner Circle (Chris Jericho, Jake Hager, Sammy Guevara, Santana, and Ortiz) vs. The Pinnacle (MJF, Wardlow, Shawn Spears, Cash Wheeler, and Dax Harwood) (w/ Tully Blanchard)
The match begins with Sammy Guevara going against Dax Harwood; Sammy dives over the rope from one ring to the other and takes down Harwood. Guevara is in control until Dax nails him with a huge spinebuster. Sammy delivers some strong chops to the chest of Harwood. Sammy now slams Dax into the corner turnbuckle multiple times. Sammy and Dax are standing on the ropes, and Harwood falls awkwardly. Sammy now throws Dax into the chainlink fence multiple times. Dax is busted open; Sammy hits Dax with a springboard stunner.
Shawn Spears is now in the match, and he delivers a huge spinebuster to Guevara; Spears has a chair, and Ortiz is now in the match, and he is has a chair. He throws the chair right at Spears and then Dax; Sammy Guevara hits a Spanish fly on Spears. Cash Wheeler is now the third man in, and he goes right after Guevara. Guevara is busted open, and all three men of The Pinnacle are constantly throwing Guevara into the chainlink fence. Spears has Guevara in the sharpshooter; Ortiz gets dropped hard into the steel also.
Santana comes in and takes out Spears and both members of FTR. They go to the first picture-in-picture commercial break with the control of the match going back and forth. During the commercial break, Wardlow enters the match. Now, Jake Hager is in, and he takes out FTR and Shawn Spears. Hager delivers multiple stiff shots, and then he puts Dax in an ankle lock, but he lets Spears go when Wardlow challenges him. Wardlow delivers some body shots. MJF is now the last man in for The Pinnacle, and he gets in attacking Ortiz. Jake Hager is challenging MJF; however, Wardlow takes Wardlow out at the knees. Cash Wheeler is now busted open big time too.
Jericho is now in, and the bell officially rings, and it starts. Each team takes a break, and they all charge in to meet in the middle. Jericho has a bat, and he hits Dax Harwood with a hit, and now he starts attacking Spears by grabbing Spears and pushing him face-first into the part of the cage. They come back from a commercial, and part of the ring is all tore up. Santana and Escobar hit FTR with piledrivers because of an assist by Guevara. Guevara goes coast-to-coast on the turnbuckle and kicks Spears right in the face.
Jericho has a turnbuckle in his hand, and he takes out MJF with it. MJF is now busted open. Jericho is choking Wardlow with the baseball bat. Santana is grinding Cash Wheeler's face into the fence. The Inner Circle is completely controlling the match. Wardlow returns and gets some offense in and throws Guevara about eight to ten feet in the air. Wardlow is now getting beaten down by all five members of The Inner Circle. He gets hit with multiple chair shots by Santana, Ortiz, and Guevara.
They head to their final picture-in-picture commercial with The Inner Circle; Tully unlocks the door during the commercial, and MJF climbs up to the top of the cage. Jericho takes down Tully with a punch, and he begins climbing up the cage, now going after MJF. Jericho makes it to the top of the cage, and Jericho has MJF in the Walls of Jericho. MJF gets out of it by hitting Jericho with a low blow. MJF has Jericho in the Fujiwara Armbar, but Jericho does not tap. MJF hits Jericho with his ring, and he tells The Inner Circle if they don't forfeit, he will push Jericho off the top of the steel cage.
The Inner Circle does forfeit, and The Pinnacle gets the win. MJF messes around and ends up throwing Jericho off the top of the cage anyways. The medical team comes out to check on Jericho, and MJF stands on the top of the cage celebrating his big win. The show goes off the air, with MJF standing tall after getting the big win.
Winners: The Pinnacle (MJF, Wardlow, Shawn Spears, Cash Wheeler, and Dax Harwood) (w/ Tully Blanchard