WWE Monday Night RAW Results
November 24, 2014
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
The show kicks off with a video of Sting making his WWE debut last night at Survivor Series. It’s a quick video that doesn’t show anything that he did. It just shows him walking out to the stage and that was it.
The Authority addresses their loss at Survivor Series
The Authority’s music hits, and Triple H and Stephanie McMahon make their way to the ring looking very sullen as the crowd boos them. Photos of them from “Muscle & Fitness” magazine are show. Michael Cole talks about how this is the last time, and he sounds positively gleeful. They stand in the ring as the crowd boos. Stephanie says they expected this kind of reaction from the crowd here tonight. None of the people in the arena know the meaning of the word “respect.” None of them understand the courage it takes to come out here because no one knows what it’s like to be a leader. They don’t know how to accept responsibility for their actions. Team Authority would have won last night if it weren’t for one man who had never before stepped foot in a WWE ring. One man changed the entire face of WWE in one night forever. That man is Sting. The crowd loudly cheers his name. Due to Sting, The Authority is out of power. Because of her father, the only person who can reinstate The Authority is John Cena.
They stand before the crowd tonight not as losers but leaders and winners. At the end of the day, they still have their corporate responsibilities. They may no longer have influence on the lives of the WWE superstars and divas, but they still have each other. Triple H whispers something to her. Stephanie starts to cry as she tells them to enjoy Thanksgiving with their families. Triple H asks if they love this, and the crowd loudly responds in the affirmative. Triple H says they love to see them humbled and humiliated. The crowd chants “YES!” Triple H says they’re bullies. Triple H encourages them to cheer that they’re out of power. Like he said before, be careful what you wish for. Triple H knows for a fact that there is nobody here that can handle that power. They live in a world, a universe governed by the laws of finance and commerce. Supply and demand, something the crowd knows nothing about. In order to ensure that those things get met, you need a leader that makes decisions based on what’s best for business, not what’s popular. Who will make those decisions now? Will it be John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, or Sting?
Triple H wants to address the “elephant in the room,” Sting. He’s not sure why Sting decided to come here and stick his painted face in their business. Maybe it was some kind of attempt to stand in the ring with him for 30 seconds and make his career relevant. It doesn’t matter because his first night in a WWE ring is his last night. While Sting thinks he assured that The Authority is no longer in power, what he really did was ensure the demise of WWE. Without The Authority in power, he gives the place two or three weeks at best. They have a greater responsibility than they could ever possibly fathom. They cheer for Team Cena and curse The Authority because they have that luxury. They have the luxury of not knowing what they do. The things they did for them, while seemingly cruel and sadistic, are what it takes to make the WWE thrive. While The Authority’s existence may be grotesque and incomprehensible to them, it is what it takes to make this juggernaut exist. Without The Authority there is no John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, Ryback, and WWE Universe. Triple H congratulates them and asks what they’ll do on a Monday night when RAW no longer exists. They’ll sit on the couch with memories of their pathetic days and personal failures. Triple H then encourages them to cheer because they’re going to leave now. Triple H tells them to mark his words. They will beg for The Authority to come back.
Daniel Bryan’s music hits, and the crowd absolutely ERUPTS! Bryan makes his way to the ring doing a “YES!” chant, which the crowd does along with him. Bryan gets in the ring and leads a huge “YES!” chant. Bryan then gets in Triple H’s face and does the chant. Bryan then makes his way to Stephanie and does the same thing. Bryan smiles as Triple H and Stephanie McMahon turn to leave the ring. Triple H stops on the apron to look at Bryan, and Bryan leads the arena with a “YES!” chant. They then start walking up the ramp, and Bryan runs in front of them to do the “YES!” chant again. Triple H and Stephanie walk off to the back as Bryan returns to the ring and keeps the crowd going.
Daniel Bryan reveals he has control of RAW for the evening
Daniel Bryan is still in the ring leading a “YES!” chant. Bryan says it feels good to be in the ring tonight. Bryan says having the ability to kick The Authority out of the ring felt good too. What about Team Authority? They may not know this, but he’s been put in charge of running RAW for tonight. He knows that Triple H is convinced that people like him running the show will ruin the company in two or three weeks. However, with the small amount of power he’s been given tonight, he’s going to have Team Authority come before the crowd. Just because they lost last night doesn’t mean they’re bad people. Bryan says, “Let’s hear it for Team Authority!”
Seth Rollins, Jamie Noble, Joey Mercury, Kane, Rusev, Lana, Luke Harper, and Mark Henry come out and stand at the top of the stage. The crowd loudly boos them. Bryan says he’s not a spiteful man. He won’t strip any of them of their titles or put them in unfair matches like Stephanie or Hunter would. He’s a fair man. He’ll prove it because he’ll start with Mr. Money in the Bank Seth Rollins. Bryan says Rollins likes to fight in handicap matches. It seems like The Authority always had him in a position to wrestle guys 4-on-2 or 3-on-2. Why should tonight be any different? Tonight, he’ll team him up with two other WWE superstars to wrestle the team of John Cena and the man who singlehandedly defeated The Authority last night, Dolph Ziggler. He knows that Cena and Ziggler are always up for a challenge. It’ll be what Rollins is used to.
Rollins starts to speak, but his microphone doesn’t work. Rollins then cuts in and asks if Bryan has control of the microphones as well. Bryan says, “Um, yes!” Rollins says big picture wise, he is still the future of this company. There is nothing Bryan can do about that. Rollins is curious though. Who will he team him up with? Hornswoggle and El Torito? Maybe Michael Cole and JBL? Bryan says he’s not teaming Rollins up with anyone. The WWE Universe is. They can choose his partners on the WWE App. Team A will be Mark Henry and Luke Harper. Team B will be Mark Henry and Kane. Both are strong teams as he’s not trying to be unfair. The third team he could possibly team up with is behind him: Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury. Voting starts right now! Rollins tries to stop this. Rollins says they’re not even real security. Bryan says life isn’t fair, but he has to accept that. The show must go on. Rollins huffs and puffs as he walks off.
That brings us to his long time buddy, Corporate Kane. If Dr. Shelby could see them now, what would he think? Kane as Director of Operations has gone off the path. If he had the job, Kane wouldn’t have that job. Wait, he is in charge. Bryan wants a second opinion. Bryan asks the crowd if Kane should be the Director of Operations, and a big “NO!” chant breaks out. Bryan says he’s not going to kick Kane to the curb and have him be jobless, but he’ll no longer be Director of Operations. His new title will be the Director of Food and Beverage. Instead of being “Corporate Kane,” he’ll be “Concessions Kane.” Bryan then has someone bring out a tray and a hairnet for Concessions Kane. A man comes out and hands Kane a tray with popcorn and hot dogs. Kane looks at it and scornfully walks to the back.
Now it’s on to the United States Champion Rusev and Lana. Bryan doesn’t know about the crowd, but he thinks Rusev as the United States Champion should be a little more patriotic. Rusev and Lana always talk about how great Russia is and how horrible the United States is. Rusev has two options for tonight: he can compete in a company wide battle royal for his WWE United States Championship where he will be in the ring with every other WWE Superstar. The winner will be the United States Champion. The second option is he comes down to the ring with a big United States flag in the background and recites the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America. Rusev and Lana angrily shout as the crowd chants USA. Bryan says it’s their choice, and they walk off.
Now onto his bearded brethren, Luke Harper. Last week, he won the WWE Intercontinental Championship with the help of Seth Rollins and J&J Security, whom he can vote for to be Seth Rollins’ partners. Tonight, he’ll be fighting by himself. Bryan feels like he needs a good opponent for the Intercontinental Championship. Bryan then announces it’ll be “The Lunatic Fringe” Dean Ambrose! Harper bugs his eyes out and walks off.
Bryan stops Mark Henry from leaving the stage. Bryan was backstage and a big man asked him for a favor. Bryan said, “Yes,” since that’s kind of his thing. This man wanted to avenge the most embarrassing moments of his career two years ago when he lost to him at WrestleMania. That man was The Ryback. Ryback wants a match with Henry tonight, and he told him, “YES!” Bryan says he can do that because he’s running RAW tonight. Bryan says, “Guess what? That’s what I do!” Bryan says that match is happening right now!
Henry makes his way to the ring as Ryback’s music hits. Ryback runs down the ramp and attacks Henry on the aisle. Ryback throws him into the apron and ring post. Ryback slams him against the barricade as officials run down to separate them.
Mark Henry vs. Ryback
Referees restore order, and the match begins. Ryback punches Henry to the corner and hits some shoulder thrusts. Henry pushes Ryback away and avalanches him. Henry picks him up, but Ryback responds with a big spinebuster. Ryback sets up and connects with the meat hook clothesline for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Ryback
Match Rating: 1/4 *
Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are preparing to leave the arena when Vince McMahon stops them. Stephanie apologizes for letting him down. McMahon says he’s not angry with the two of them. He’s not an angry man. McMahon is just disappointed with them. He put insurmountable odds in front of them at Survivor Series because they’ll have to overcome insurmountable odds in the corporate world. They failed him, and he doesn’t like that feeling. McMahon asks how the people made them feel. McMahon tells them not to forget that because somehow, someway they are going to fix this. McMahon scoffs and says, “Sorry.” Stephanie says she is sorry. McMahon yells and says he’s never been sorry for anything in his life. The only thing he’s sorry about is having to spend Thanksgiving with them. They all get in the limousine and drive off.
Dean Ambrose makes his way to the ring to a great reception from the crowd. Still photos are shown of his match against Bray Wyatt last night. Wyatt defeated Ambrose by disqualification when Ambrose hit him with a chair. He’ll face Wyatt in a rematch in a TLC match at WWE TLC in three weeks.
Bray Wyatt will be the special guest on The Steve Austin Show podcast this week.
WWE Intercontinental Championship Match
Dean Ambrose vs. Luke Harper (c)
The bell sounds, and both men just stand there. A “Let’s go Ambrose,” chant breaks out. Harper grabs Ambrose and powers him to the corner. Ambrose ducks a punch and starts punching away at him. Harper hits a quick throat thrust and punches him to the ropes. Harper bounces him off the turnbuckle and chops him a few times. Harper applies a side headlock, but Ambrose whips him off. Harper quickly takes him down with a shoulder block and hits the ropes. Ambrose hits a drop-toe-hold and forearms his face before applying an arm bar. Ambrose wrenches the arm and hits an arm breaker. Ambrose reapplies the arm bar before transitioning to a hammerlock. Harper rips at his face and gets out of the hold. Harper whips him to the corner, but he runs into an elbow. Ambrose goes to the second rope and hits a diving back elbow. Harper rolls out of the ring to recover, but Ambrose catches him with a plancha.
We come back from the break to see Ambrose trapped in a chin lock. Harper is looking around with his crazy eyes. Ambrose fights up, but Harper stops him and grounds him again. The crowd is distracted by something happening in the arena. Ambrose fights up and punches him to the corner. Harper quickly reverses a whip, and Ambrose hits the turnbuckle sternum first. Harper steps on his face and kicks him in the head. Harper picks him up and hits an uppercut. Harper rips at his face and connects with another uppercut. Harper chops the chest and punches him. Harper sends him into the ropes, but he lowers his head and eats a kick. Ambrose punches, but Harper blocks a kick and slams him down for a near fall. Harper then does the gator roll. Ambrose fights up and breaks the hold by bending Harper’s fingers. Ambrose hits the ropes, and Harper sends him over the top rope to the floor. Harper pulls him up to the apron and punches him back down to the floor. Harper goes outside and whips Ambrose into the barricade. Harper puts him in the ring, but Ambrose quickly rolls back out and clotheslines him at ringside.
Ambrose puts him in the ring, and they trade some punches. Harper pushes him into the ropes, but Ambrose connects with some running forearms. Ambrose hits a running forearm in the corner and goes for a bulldog, but Harper pushes him off. Ambrose comes back with a roll up for a two count. Ambrose ducks a clothesline and connects with a running cross-body for another two count. Ambrose punches away at him, but Harper rolls to the apron. Harper head-butts him in the face and goes to suplex him out of the ring, but Ambrose blocks it. Ambrose head-butts him before tying him up in the ropes. Ambrose then hits him with a dropkick. Ambrose goes to the second rope and hits a leg drop to bring him back into the ring. Ambrose covers him for a near fall. Ambrose punches and chops him before running into a spinning sidewalk slam from Harper for a near fall.
Another “Let’s go Ambrose,” chant breaks out. Harper goes for a sit-out powerbomb, but Ambrose gets out and catches him with a backslide pin for a near fall. Harper elbows him in the face and chops the chest. Ambrose is put on the top rope, so Harper goes for a superplex, but Ambrose blocks it. Ambrose head-butts him down to the canvas. Ambrose then connects with a diving elbow drop for a near fall. Harper pops up and connects with a superkick for a near fall. Harper uppercuts him to the ropes, but Ambrose rebounds with a vicious clothesline for another near fall. Harper quickly rolls out of the ring and grabs his WWE Intercontinental Championship. Harper goes to leave the arena, but Ambrose takes him out with a suicide dive. Ambrose goes for Dirty Deeds, but Harper pushes him into the referee. The referee calls for the bell.
Winner by Disqualification: Dean Ambrose
Match Rating: **
Harper hits Ambrose with a big boot before going for a suicide dive, but Ambrose forearms him in the face. Ambrose throws a chair into the ring and stomps it on Harper’s hand. Ambrose then hits Dirty Deeds on the steel chair! A “We want tables” chant breaks out. Ambrose goes under the ring and grabs a ladder. Ambrose then takes out a table to thunderous applause.
Bray Wyatt attacks him from behind and hits him with Sister Abigail on the floor! Wyatt sends him over the commentary table and throws a whole bunch of chairs on top of him like Ambrose did to him last night. Wyatt stands on top of the table and slowly drops one more chair on the pile. The crowd boos him as replays are shown. Wyatt smiles as we go to commercial.
Big E talks about how a new day is coming soon.
Santino Marella comes out with Larry The Cable Guy. They are the stars of Jingle All The Way 2. Larry is shirtless in a luchador mask, something I could have lived the rest of my life without seeing. Santino says they’re not here to wrestle. Larry says he gave up a colonoscopy for this show. Larry says there is a lot of eye candy up here. Santino says you need to have experience to wrestle. Larry says he beat up “Old Savage” a few years ago. Santino asks if he really beat up Randy Savage, and Larry says it was Fred Savage.
Gold and Stardust comes out to stop this. Stardust hisses in Larry’s face before going down to ringside. Larry and Santino walk off to the back. Gold and Stardust will be in action, next.
Photos of Miz and Mizdow winning the WWE Tag Team Championships last night at Survivor Series are shown.
WWE Tag Team Championships Match
Gold and Stardust vs. The Miz and Damien Mizdow (c’s)
A pre-taped promo from The Miz and Damien Mizdow is shown. Miz said he woke up this morning and read the headlines saying that a legend made a big splash at Survivor Series. Miz said he didn’t need to read any further because he knew it was about him. Mizdow has toy versions of the WWE Tag Team Championships.
The Miz will start the match against Stardust. Stardust kicks him before hitting a body slam. Miz avoids an elbow drop and wrenches the arm. Miz points at Mizdow and goes to tag him in, but Stardust stops him. Goldust is tagged in, and he punches Miz before having a whip reversed on him. Miz lowers his head and eats an uppercut. Goldust connects with an inverted atomic drop. Mizdow runs in, hits the ropes, and pretends to give himself an inverted atomic drop! Goldust throws Mizdow out of the ring. Miz then rolls him up for a near fall. Miz pushes him to the corner and kicks away at him. Miz hits his patented corner clothesline before going to the top rope. Miz jumps into a right hand from Goldust, which Mizdow mimics at ringside. Stardust is tagged in, and he punches away at Miz. A “We want Mizdow,” chant breaks out. Stardust applies a chin lock, but Miz soon fights up. Miz goes to tag Mizdow, but Stardust knocks him off the apron. Stardust then dumps Miz over the top rope.
We come back from the break to see Miz punching Stardust back. Miz sends him to the corner, but Stardust puts the brakes on. They then bump heads and go down. Mizdow is tagged in, and he clotheslines Stardust before hitting the Reality Check. Mizdow kips up and scares Goldust off the apron. Stardust quickly snaps Mizdow off the top rope. Stardust kicks him in the head. Doctors are tending to Miz at ringside. Goldust applies an arm bar to Mizdow. Mizdow has a whip to the corner reversed on him. Goldust runs into a boot, but he comes back with a spinebuster for a near fall. Goldust yells at the referee. The doctor is having Miz follow his finger. Stardust is tagged in, and he taunts the crowd. Mizdow goes to tag in The Miz, but he’s still down at ringside. Stardust attacks Mizdow from behind and hits a front suplex for a near fall. Stardust applies an arm bar, but Mizdow fights up and knocks Goldust off the apron. Mizdow then applies the Figure Four Leglock to Stardust! Michael Cole implies that it’s done better than The Miz. Goldust attacks Mizdow to break up the hold.
Mizdow knocks Goldust out of the ring and goes for the Skull Crushing Finale, but Stardust gets out of it. Stardust connects with the Disaster Kick, but Miz tags himself in. Miz then connects with a Skull Crushing Finale for the win.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions: The Miz and Damien Mizdow
Match Rating: **
Tonight’s main event will be a 3-on-2 handicap match. John Cena and Dolph Ziggler will take on Seth Rollins and a team picked by the WWE Universe. Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury are being heavily pushed by the announcers to be the ones voted.
Kane is seen in his vending area. The manager walks up to him and says she heard he likes to burn things. They don’t burn things here, which is why he’s being kept away from the deep fryer. Tonight, Kane will be on chips. If any of them go missing, it’ll be taken out of Kane’s salary. Kane has a disgusted look on his face.
Rusev and Lana choose whether or not to say the Pledge of Allegiance
Rusev and Lana are in the ring. Lana says this isn’t fair. She starts speaking in her native tongue before wondering what kind of country imposes its will on its people. Rusev takes the microphone and speaks in his native tongue before saying he doesn’t care who is in charge of RAW. He’s not going to be brainwashed by the dumb Americans. Rusev and Lana go to leave, but Daniel Bryan appears on the titantron. Bryan says if they choose not to perform the Pledge of Allegiance, he can send a referee out and have the company wide battle royal for the WWE United States Championship. Bryan will give them another chance. To make sure they do this properly, he’s going to send someone out to supervise.
Sergeant Slaughter’s music hits, and the WWE Hall of Famer makes his way out to the ring. Sgt. Slaughter gets in the ring and says, “Atten-hut!” Slaughter has the American flag brought down above the ring. Slaughter has Lana put her hand over her heart, and he finishes with, “And that’s an order!” Slaughter starts to recite the Pledge. Lana quietly says it, and Slaughter makes her say it louder. Eventually Rusev rips the microphone out of her hand and makes her leave the ring. Rusev talks a little trash to Slaughter, but he stands his ground. Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter make their way to the ring. Rusev attacks Swagger as he gets in the ring. Rusev hits the ropes, but Swagger takes him down with a big waistlock. Swagger applies the Patriot Lock, but Rusev eventually gets out of the ring. Swagger, Colter, and Slaughter stand tall in the ring with their hands over their hearts.
The WWE Universe gets to pick Seth Rollins’ partners for tonight’s 3-on-2 Handicap match.
Kane is punching numbers into the cash register and starts handing peanuts and nachos out to some kids. Santino Marella and Larry The Cable Guy go up to him. Kane squeezes mustard on top of Santino. Kane then gives Larry a hot dog and says he’s a big fan.
Lilian Garcia introduces the new and improved Fandango. Rosa Mendes is in the middle of the ring dancing. Fandango is at the top of the stage and comes into the ring to dance with her.
Justin Gabriel vs. Fandango w/ Rosa Mendes
They lock up, and Fandango applies a side headlock. Gabriel whips him off, but Fandango takes him out with an elbow. Fandango chops the chest and puts him in the corner before punching him down. Fandango whips him hard into the opposite corner before punching him some more. Gabriel punches him back and hits a punch off the top rope. Gabriel goes back to the top rope and hits a diving clothesline. Gabriel kicks him and hits the ropes, but Fandango turns him inside out with a clothesline. They execute some sort of suplex move that looks to have been botched. A CM Punk chant breaks out as Fandango hits a Diving Leg Drop for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Fandango
Match Rating: 1/2 *
Photos of Big Show turning on John Cena at Survivor Series last night is shown. An angry Big Show is seen walking backstage. He’ll be out, next.
Some members of the Indianapolis Colts are seen at ringside watching the show.
Dean Ambrose will face Kane tomorrow night live on WWE Main Event, exclusively on the WWE Network.
Big Show addresses his actions at Survivor Series
Big Show’s music hits, and the crowd boos him as he makes his way to the ring. Big Show is smiling with his thumb up. Big Show says just wanted to come out and make sure he’s cool with the crowd. He saw some things online and some reactions backstage. A lot of people are under the impression that he committed some horrible atrocity and is a bad guy. Big Show says he’s not a bad guy. He’s a human being that’s made a mistake. Big Show says human beings make mistakes all the time. There isn’t one person watching him right now that can honestly say they haven’t made a mistake. Big Show looks like he’s going to cry as the crowd starts to boo him. Big Show asks them to not misunderstand what happened. He despises The Authority. Last year they took his job and house and made him do horrible things to people he cared about, like Daniel Bryan. Physically he’s strong. He’s a giant. He didn’t ask to be born this way. He had a medical condition that made him this freakishly large and powerful. On the inside, he’s like everyone else. He has feelings, fears, and a family to provide for. The people know what they would do for their families.
Last night at Survivor Series, in the heat of the moment, he made a snap decision and panicked. He surveyed the scene. Dolph Ziggler was unconscious and John Cena could barely get to his feet. He looked across the ring and saw three fresh, hungry guys staring at him. At that moment, he thought his team would lose. He did what he thought he had to do. If they could put themselves in his shoes, they would do the honorable thing and forgive him. The crowd boos. Big Show says he gets it. The people come to the show and want to cheer and boo, but this isn’t the appropriate time for that. This is serious. Big Show says he’s a good person. If he could do it over again and go back in time, he wouldn’t have done what he did. Big Show asks if they believe him, but they respond negatively. Big Show doesn’t want to sound like a jerk, but he’s been putting his body on the line for them for the past twenty years. Big Show thinks he’s earned a mulligan. Big Show wants to pretend that last night never happened. A “You sold out” chant breaks out.
Big Show angrily looks into the crowd and growls, “How nice for you to sit there and judge me on the decisions that I’ve made.” Big Show says they’re all so high and mighty they are to pass judgment on him when they have nothing on the line. Big Show says this is his life, not theirs. Big Show says he’s heard the whispers that he’s a traitor. He is not a traitor. He is the Big Show, and he deserves respect, damn it. Big Show says if they want to boo, he’ll clue them into a little secret. He hears the cowards in the locker room whispering the sentiment that he is a traitor. If any of the cowards in the back have something to say, they can say it to his face.
Erick Rowan’s music hits, and he makes his way to the ring in his sheep mask. Big Show says this is absolutely ridiculous. The “upside down Sheamus” has something to say. Big Show mocks him and says he’s surprised that he was brave enough to come out here without his stuffed kitty cat. Big Show says this ring is made for men. An “Erick Rowan” chant breaks out. Rowan lifts the mask up and takes it off. Big Show says Rowan has no place being out here before suggesting he go back up the ramp before he gets hurt. Rowan says, “I don’t like bullies!” Rowan then punches away at Big Show before taking him out with a spinning heel kick. Big Show quickly rolls out of the ring and angrily flips over the steel steps. Rowan challenges him to get in the ring, but Big Show doesn’t oblige. The crowd starts another “Erick Rowan” chant. Rowan’s music plays as Big Show storms to the back.
John Cena and Dolph Ziggler will face Seth Rollins and partners of the WWE Universes’ choosing.
Seth Rollins is texting in his locker room. Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury come in and say that they’re going to be like The Shield 2.0. Dolph Ziggler walks in and says Rollins may not believe in them, but he does. Ziggler says he asked his 1.4 million Twitter followers to vote for them. They get excited as Rollins looks troubled.
Still photos are shown of Nikki Bella beating AJ Lee to become the new WWE Divas Champion last night.
Brie Bella w/ Nikki Bella vs. AJ Lee
Before the match starts, AJ Lee has a microphone. AJ congratulates Nikki on becoming the new champion. AJ says Nikki has found a way to turn her life’s work into a shiny new accessory. AJ talks like a valley girl and says the title goes well with her shoes. AJ then says, “Brie, lesbi-honest, you should be proud of yourself too.” Brie proved that she’s an even bigger skank than her sister.
The bell rings, and Brie powers her to the corner before punching her. AJ punches back and dropkicks her out of the ring. AJ goes outside and knocks Nikki down. Brie then clotheslines AJ at ringside. Brie puts AJ in the ring and picks up a two count. Brie hits a pair of arm breakers before choking her on the ropes. Brie applies a hammerlock, but AJ eventually fights up. AJ rolls her up for a two count. AJ hits a Thesz Press and slams her head on the mat. AJ clotheslines her in the corner and hits the shining wizard for a near fall. Nikki is shouting in support of her sister. Brie kicks her back and there is some miscommunication. Nikki snaps AJ off the top rope, and Brie picks up the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Brie Bella
Match Rating: 1/2 *
AJ gets back on the microphone. AJ says it takes two Bella Twins to beat her, but the two of them aren’t even half the woman she is. If they want to cheat and kiss their way to a title, it’s about time someone breaks it to the Bella Twins. AJ says, “Talent is not sexually transmitted!” The Bella Twins angrily go up the ramp as AJ looks on enraged.
The WWE Universe can vote for Seth Rollins’ partners in his 3-on-2 Handicap Match against John Cena and Dolph Ziggler.
Santino Marella and Larry The Cable Guy are on commentary for this match. The Bunny dances with them, and Rose takes exception to that.
Tyson Kidd and Natalya vs. Adam Rose and The Bunny
Adam Rose makes The Bunny start the match against Tyson Kidd. The Bunny ducks a lock up and does the Ric Flair strut. The Bunny avoids Kidd in the corner and twerks. The Bunny kicks Kidd down before hitting a missile dropkick. The Bunny then does a bunny hop on Kidd in the corner. The Bunny makes a humping motion, but Kidd comes back with a jumping kick to the jaw. Kidd puts him in the corner and punches away at him. Natalya wants to be tagged in, and Kidd obliges. Natalya helps The Bunny up, so Kidd blind tags in. Kidd makes her give him a kiss on the cheek before running into a flapjack from The Bunny. Rose is tagged in, and he hits a pair of clotheslines. Rose hits a spinebuster for a near fall. Rose has a whip reversed, and The Bunny accidentally grabs Rose’s foot. Kidd rolls Rose up for the win. The Bunny had his back to the ring and thought Rose won. He turned around and acted scared.
Winners by Pinfall: Tyson Kidd and Natalya
Match Rating: 1/4 *
The Bunny gets in the ring and tries to smooth things over with Rose. Rose looks absolutely disgusted with what just happened.
Ryback is walking backstage when Renee Young stops him. Renee congratulates him on his victory against Mark Henry earlier in the night. Ryback says he’s not concerned with that right now. It’s almost Thanksgiving, and The Big Guy is hungry. Ryback then asks if she knows where a good concession stand is before laughing and walking off.
Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, and Big E say alone they were smart, could fly, and were strong. Together, they are smarter, can fly higher, and are stronger. The new day will dawn next Monday on RAW.
Kane is at his concession stand when Ryback walks up and yells, “The Big Guy’s hungry!” Ryback says he’ll take two cans of tuna fish, a protein shake with extra protein, and a bag of beef jerky. Kane says they’re fresh out of all that. Kane then throws a hot dog at him. Ryback slams his desk against him before squeezing ketchup and mustard all over him. Kane runs off. Ryback grabs a bag of peanuts and says, “Hey Kane, you forgot your nuts, stupid!”
Renee Young is backstage with John Cena and Dolph Ziggler. Renee says it’s been an extraordinary twenty-four hours. Cena says when a 500-pound traitor knocked him out last night, he woke up to find Team Cena was only Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler was left to face nearly the entire Team Authority. Ziggler says the superstars’ jobs were on the line. He promised Team Cena that he would find a way to survive if it took every last breath in his body. Somehow the odds weren’t stacked in his favor. They needed a miracle, and that was the man named Sting. Sting helped change the course of history. Cena says because of Sting and Dolph Ziggler, The Authority is history. Daniel Bryan is running RAW and the YES Movement is running wild. The WWE Universe will choose which team Seth Rollins will team with to face the man who runs the place and the show off. Cena says we can consider the stole stolen.
The Big Show will be on Miz TV this Friday. A graphic says that Smackdown will start at 9 EST this week. My DVR says it’ll be at 8 EST.
Dolph Ziggler is out first for the main event of the evening. Ziggler receives a great hand from the crowd. John Cena is out next, and he tries to pump the crowd up a little more.
Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring doing a “YES!” chant. Bryan says before he reveals the results of the poll, he wants to introduce Mr. Money in the Bank Seth Rollins. Rollins makes his way down the ramp. The poll reveals that J&J Security won by 93% of the vote. Over 310,000 votes were cast. Jamie Noble and Joey Mercury are all pumped up as they come out in their suits.
Dolph Ziggler and John Cena vs. Seth Rollins, Joey Mercury, and Jamie Noble
Jamie Noble will start the match against John Cena. The crowd chants for Jamie Noble. Cena gives him a free side headlock. Joey Mercury tags in as Cena whips Noble off. Noble goes over both men before Cena moves out of the way. Noble and Mercury then knock each other down with shoulder blocks. Cena goes for an Attitude Adjustment on Mercury, but Rollins pulls him off. They regroup at ringside as a commercial hits.
We come back from the break to see Noble getting the better of Cena with forearms and stomps. Noble chokes him in the corner before Cena sidesteps a shoulder thrust. Noble hits the ring post shoulder first. Dolph Ziggler is tagged in, and he hits a pair of clotheslines before hitting a splash in the corner. Ziggler then hits a neckbreaker before dropping an elbow. Ziggler spikes Noble with a DDT, but Mercury breaks up the pinfall. Rollins then clotheslines Ziggler as the referee’s back was turned. Rollins tags in, and he stomps away at Ziggler. Rollins punches away at Ziggler before throwing him out of the ring. Mercury sends Ziggler into the barricade, as the referee is again distracted. Rollins drops him on the apron before putting him back in the ring. Rollins pulls the hair and applies an arm bar. Noble is tagged back in, and he stomps away at Ziggler. Noble hits a body slam and drops a leg for a two count. Noble applies a chin lock, but Ziggler counters out with a jawbreaker. Noble then sidesteps a splash in the corner. Noble steps on Ziggler’s head, but Ziggler eventually gets to his feet and hits a dropkick. Mercury tags in and goes for a back suplex, but Ziggler ducks a clothesline and tags in Cena.
Cena ducks a clothesline and hits a pair of shoulder tackles. Cena hits a back suplex powerbomb before scaring Rollins off the apron. Cena hits Mercury with the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Rollins is caught between Cena and Ziggler, but J&J Security helps him out. Noble and Mercury attack Ziggler and Cena in the corner respectively. Cena and Ziggler whip them into one another. Ziggler hits Noble with a Zig-Zag as Cena hits Mercury with an AA for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: Dolph Ziggler and John Cena
Match Rating: * 1/2
Daniel Bryan runs down the ramp to throw Rollins back into the ring. Ziggler hits Rollins with a superkick, and he stumbles into an AA from Cena. Bryan gets the arena going with a “YES!” chant.
All of a sudden, an alert rings through the arena’s speakers. The podium of the RAW General Manager is shown. Cole asks for the crowd’s attention. Cole goes up to the podium and says, “And I quote, ‘Forgive me for interrupting this joyous celebration. This party is officially over. Next Monday, Cyber Monday, order and discipline returns to Monday Night RAW.’” The alert keeps sounding throughout the arena as the show comes to an end with everyone looking utterly confused.
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Quick Match Results
Ryback def. Mark Henry
Dean Ambrose def. Luke Harper via DQ in a WWE Intercontinental Championship match
The Miz and Damien Mizdow def. Gold and Stardust to retain the WWE Tag Team Titles
Fandango def. Justin Gabriel
Brie Bella def. AJ Lee
Tyson Kidd and Natalya def. Adam Rose and The Bunny
Dolph Ziggler and John Cena def. Seth Rollins, Joey Mercury, and Jamie Noble
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