@Blood1991:He said it himself on panel, it was his wife or his country. Sparring(I don't seem to recall them fighting each other in the past) and actually fighting someone is two very different things, Blood. He may be willing to show her a few moves but that is no indication to believe that he would be willing to deliberately KO his own wife. As for him never attempting to talk it out, that is something that has been talked about since the beginning of this event. For some reason he wouldn't or couldn't tell her the reasons he was so willing to side against the X-men in AvX. You are asking the big questions that have yet to be answered.
He did a falling chop? Or are you talking about the editorial mistake in UXM, where it was revealed to have never happened?
I think the reason it looked like he was getting whooped bad is because he wasn't really dishing out any damage of his own. He was defending himself from her full h2h furry and you can't really expect him to be able to block every single one of her attacks. She's too well known at being very crafty when it comes to h2h, even with people who are much faster and experienced.