Date: October 1st
We are LIVE in: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Commentators: Michael Cole, Jim Ross
Raw intro plays.
WWE Champion CM Punk comes out and heads into the ring with Paul Heyman. Punk stands in the ring while Heyman holds the title over his head.
Punk: So last week John Cena attacks him with a pipe while his back is turned. In Chicago, that’s called cowardice. The actions of a scared man. Shortly after he was looking for a doctor after being attacked and he sees Foley. Foley shoots him a look of disrespect and mutters something under his breath because he, like Cena, is a coward. So he kicks Foley like the dog he is and shows him that he’s the WWE Champion. Do they think Foley would have had the gall to say anything derogatory to Cena or his friend Dwayne? These are rhetorical questions by the way. Would he have said anything derogatory to Steve Austin? No. Some refer to him as Mrs. Foley’s baby boy, and he wishes Mrs. Foley taught her son some manners. Unlike all of them he did listen to what Foley said. He’s a lot of things. He’s s very eloquent speaker and his words did get to him. He thought about his stance on not facing Cena at Hell in a Cell. He’s been digesting the idea of challenging Cena. He announces that at Hell in a Cell, CM Punk and John Cena…will still not be happening.
Punk whispers something to Paul. Heyman takes the mic.
Heyman: Ladies and gentlemen, he and the WWE Champion CM Punk would like to move on to the next relevant piece of business.
A clip plays from last week when Paul Heyman proposed to Raw General Manager AJ Lee.
Heyman: Ladies and gentlemen, he’s sure they noticed the same thing he noticed. AJ never said no. Unfortunately, what she did do is violate a directive from the Board of Directors. He’s not one to quote scripture, but he holds in his hands a memo from the Board of Directors. “AJ Lee’s actions have been inappropriate and sometimes juvenile. She is not to put her hands on any wrestler, manager, or business official ever again.” Because AJ has done this, she must be removed by the board as the General Manager of Raw effective immediately. He knows why they’re booing. With AJ gone, that leaves a power void on Raw. Who could fill it? The answer is he, Paul Heyman. The one with all the experience of a General Manager-
Vickie: EXCUSE ME!
Vickie Guerrero comes out and heads to the ring with Dolph Ziggler.
Vickie: If anyone has been a victim to the Raw General Manager, the victims are her and Ziggler. Dolph almost had his Money in the Bank contract taken away. And she still doesn’t have full motion in her neck after AJ attacked her. It’s time to take the power of Raw away from some mentally deranged child.
A clip plays of Raw from 2 months ago when AJ slapped Vickie.
Heyman: Excuse me, but when was this about her? This is-
Vickie: EXCUSE ME! This is about her and Ziggler, the future World Champion.
Heyman: With all due respect, when the future becomes here and now, like WWE Champion CM Punk, next time file a grievance like he and Punk did.
Ziggler: Listen, it’s AJ’s fault for all this. Think about this a second. What if they teamed up? Could they imagine? Co-GM’s of Monday Night Raw. Vickie Guerrero…and Paul Heyman.
AJ Lee comes out and skips down to the ring.
AJ: She’s sure they’ll all be happy to know that the Board has placed her on probation. And yes, she knew she wasn’t supposed to hit another person, but she thought they could make an exception for a creepy, gross man like Heyman. As a result, she has been given a “coach” to help her run Raw.
WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan comes out and walks down to the ring shouting “NO”.
Bryan: STOP IT! STOP IT! STOP IT! He just came out here to apologize! NO!
Fans chant YES!
Bryan: STOP IT! He came out to apologize because it’s obvious AJ’s mental issues have been compounded by the fact that he dumped her after WrestleMania. And really, he can’t blame her. Look at him! He is one hell of a catch! HE IS HANDSOME! HE IS A FORMER WORLD CHAMPION! He has a great beard! And now….he’s the tag team champions! HE’S THE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS!
The other half of the tag team champions, Kane, comes out and heads to the ring.
Kane: Everyone here has forgotten to mention a very important fact about AJ Lee. She is a PHENOMENAL kisser! Now everything else that Daniel Bryan said is true, with the exception of one thing: I AM THE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS! I AM THE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS!
Kane and Bryan go back and forth. Dolph holds up his Money in the Bank and Punk holds up the WWE Championship! AJ Freaks out,
AJ: STOP IT! STOP IT! STOP IT! STOP IT! This…is HER show! And probation or not she is still the General Manager of Raw and what she says goes. And what she says is that the WWE Champion CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler will face the WWE Tag Team Champions, Team “Hell No”.
AJ leaves the ring and skips away. The wrestler remain in the ring and argue with each other.
Later tonight, a World Championship debate will take place between Big Show and World Champion Sheamus.
Backstage, Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara head to the ring for a tag match that’s part of a tag tournament for the tag team titles.
Rey and Cara are already in the ring. Primo and Epico are in the ring as Rey and Cara’s opponents.
[Tag Team Tournament Match]
[Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara vs. Primo & Epico]
Sin Cara and Epico start off. They grapple. Quick tie up into a roll up by Cara for two. Cara and Epico get up and kick each other at the same time. Epico whips Cara and Cara with a springboard back elbow for one count. Cara runs the ropes and Epico drives a knee into him for one. Tag to Primo. Primo grabs Cara and takes him to a turnbuckle. Cara fights back with some kicks but Primo stops him. Cara runs the ropes with a hurricarana. Cara grabs Primo’s arm and hits a flipping arm drag off the rope. Tag to Rey. Rey with a flying head-scissors to Primo. Rey sends Cara up and over for Cara to hits him with a head-scissors. Primo and Epico leave the ring and Cara and Rey go for dives out of the ring, but Primo and Epico step back. The Prime Time Players comes out and get on stage. They sit down in chairs and watch the match take place.
Rey and Epico are in the ring. Rey makes the tag to Primo. Rey punches Epico back. Primo tries to whip and Rey counters with a dropkick followed by a springboard snapmare. He goes for a cross body and Epico counters with a dropkick for two. Tag to Primo. Primo with a jab to the neck and a kick to the head. He drives his knee into Cara’s head a few times. He picks him up and Cara counters with a sunset flip for two. Primo tags back in Epico. Epico goes for a tilt-a-whirl slam but Cara counters with a tornado DDT. Both tags are made. Rey hits Primo with a head-scissors followed by a spinning kick to the back of the head for two. Rey climbs to the top and hits a seated senton. Rey runs the ropes and hits a head-scissors DDT for two. Cara with a springboard dropkick to Epico. Primo tosses him onto the apron and Cara with a kick to the head sends him onto the apron. Rey knocks Epico onto the apron. Rey with a double 619! Rey and Cara climb to the top at the same time. Cara leaps off and hits Primo with a cross body while Rey hits a splash off the top on Epico for the three count.
[Winners via pinfall: Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara]
Titus O’Neil and Darren Young clap for the winners. Cara and Rey stare at the Prime Time Players.
Go on Twitter and ask Sheamus and Big Show your questions for their big debate later tonight.
Brodus Clay is in the ring dancing with the “Funkadactyls”
His opponent, United States champion Antonio Cesaro comes out and heads to the ring.
[Brodus Clay vs. Antonio Cesaro]
Bell sounds. They grapple. Clay throws Antonio at the turnbuckle and lands a few blows before hitting a suplex and an elbow to the chest. Antonio rolls to the apron and catches Brodus with a jawbreaker. he runs the ropes and Clay with a headbutt to the chest. Brodus goes for the t-bone suplex, but Antonio stops him and shoves him into the turnbuckle. He clips the leg and hits Clay with The Neutralizer for the three count!
[Winner via pinfall: Antonio Cesaro]
Backstage, Kaitlyn is prepping. AJ goes over to him with an older looking man in a suit.
AJ: She would like to introduce to her her coach Chris Stevenson. But more importantly, she wants to talk to her about the two of them. They used to be best friends, and then she warned him about Bryan and things went bad. She’s sorry for what happened and she hopes she can forgive her.
Kaitlyn goes to say something, but AJ suddenly bursts out laughing.
AJ: She’s not really sorry at all.
AJ skips away.
Jim Ross Appreciation Night is tonight! Who’s going to say hello to good ol’ J.R.?! Stay tuned!
Also tonight, Team Hell No takes on CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler.
Zack Ryder is already in the ring for a match.
His opponent, Intercontinental Champion The Miz, comes out and heads to the ring.
[The Miz vs. Zack Ryder]
Bell sounds. They circle around each other and grapple. Miz with an arm lock into a side headlock. Ryder shoves Miz and Miz shoulder bumps him down. Off the ropes, leapfrog and flapjack to Miz. Miz at the turnbuckle. Ryder runs forward and Miz catches him with a boot to the face. Miz kicks Ryder down a few times, then runs the ropes and kicks him in the face for a two count. Miz drives his knee into Ryder’s back and applies a headlock submission. Ryder gets up but Miz with a knee to the gut. He whips and Ryder counters with a facebuster. Miz runs forward and Ryder with knees to the face and a dropkick. Ryder with a running forearm at the turnbuckle. Miz collapses. Ryder runs and hits Miz with the Broski Boot for two. Ryder waits for Miz to get up. He goes for Rough Ryder, but Miz counters with a powerbomb into the turnbuckle. Miz gets behind Ryder and hits Skull Crushing Finale for the three count.
[Winner via Pinfall: The Miz]
Backstage, Smackdown General Manager Booker T is heading to the ring to moderate the Sheamus/Big Show debate coming up next.
Booker T comes out and heads to the ring for the debate.
Booker: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you. In just four weeks, Sheamus will take on the Big Show for the very first time at Hell in a Cell. First, he wants to bring out the participants. First, the world’s largest athlete, Big Show.
Show comes out and heads to the ring.
Booker: And now, without any further adieu, please welcome the World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus!
Sheamus comes out and heads to the ring. He and Big Show get behind debate podiums.
Booker: First, he wants to thank both of them for being at this debate. It’s traditional that they do an opening statement. Let’s start with Show.
Show: Booker, first of all he’d like to thank-you know what? This debate is ridiculous. There’s no reason for a debate. This is what’s going to happen. He’s going to go into Hell in a Cell, knock out Sheamus, and walk out with the World Title. He doubts Sheamus can even hit him with the Brogue Kick. Winner Big Show. End of story.
Next up, Sheamus.
Sheamus: His name is Sheamus, and he’s the World Heavyweight Champion. He’d like to thank Booker for hosting the debate here in Oklahoma City. He kindly asks that Show not rip his leg off so he can use it to kick his teeth down his throat.
Booker has a tweet. What do they both find as the most challenging aspect of their opponent?
Sheamus: He’s never ducked out of a fight, and the thing he’s looking forward to the most is the fight. He has never faced a bigger, stronger, more impressive superstar than Show. Sure his breath smells now and again, but his concern is that the match lasts longer than 45 seconds,
Show: What does he mean 45 seconds? What does he mean B.O? He smells fantastic! He’s being a comedian! He’s not taking him seriously. He is a threat and he WILL take that title from him.
Next question. Who has the more dangerous move? The Brogue Kick, or the K.O.?
Show: Well if we look at the facts, his WMD K.O. has knocked out more superstars, won more titles. Ask Cena, ask Orton which is more devastating. The WMD is definitely more powerful than the Brogue Kick.
Sheamus: You know, there’s one other superstar he left out. Daniel Bryan. Not only did he not knock Daniel Bryan out, he beat him in 45 seconds and walked away with the World Heavyweight Championship!
Show: There were extenuating circumstances! He can’t make jokes like that!
Show smashes his podium
Booker: This is a debate, so let’s just get to the next question.
Show: Can he get a new podium? He’s slightly overweight. This isn’t being taken seriously!
Sheamus: We should see a Tout. He has a cousin and he promised to show his Tout.
The Tout plays on the tron. It comes from “Rey Mysterio Sullivan” (Sheamus under a mask) who asks how it’s going to feel when Sheamus kicks Show with the Brogue Kick at Hell in a Cell?
Show: He’s making fun of him! His patience only goes so far! Does he have something serious to offer?
Sheamus: As a closing line, he wants to know how it feels to lose the World Heavyweight Champion to Daniel Bryan in 45 seconds only for him to beat Bryan for it in 18 seconds? He wants to know…how does it feel?
They stare each other down. Show takes his jacket off. Sheamus takes his shirt off. Eventually Show exits the ring and heads to the back.
Backstage, Ryback is heading to the ring for a match.
Tensai is in the ring waiting for his opponent.
Ryback comes out and heads to the ring.
[Ryback vs. Tensai]
Bell sounds. They circle each other and grapple. Ryback witha side headlock. Tensai shoves him and hits a shoulder bupm. Ryback pops up. They trade punches. Tensai tries to whipo Ryback but Ryback doesn’t move. Tensai with a forearm shot. Ryback gets him at the ropes and counters with a powerslam. Ryback picks him up and Tensai with a headbutt. Ryback fights back with a running clothesline. Ryback grabs Tensai and lifts him up for Shellshock. Tensai tries to block it, but Ryback stops it. He tries to lift Tensai up again, but he drops him again. Definitely a botch. Instead of going for it again Ryback simply whips him into the ropes and hits another running clothesline for the three count.
[Winner via pinfall: Ryback]
Backstage, Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow are discussing the debate and how awful it was. They are going to revolutionize what it means to be a wrestler and to be a champion.
Jim Ross appreciation night takes place tonight!
WWE Divas Champion Eve comes out and heads to the ring for a match.
Her opponent, Beth Phoenix, heads to the ring next.
[Eve Torres vs. Beth Phoenix]
Eve tries to make peace with Beth and offers a handshake. Beth shakes her hand, then knocks her down and lands a flurry of punches. He lifts Eve up and presses her against the turnbuckle. Kicks to the corner and the ref puts her back. Beth runs and Eve moves out of the way. Beth’s shoulder hits the post and she goes to the outside. Eve exits the ring and beats on Beth. She shoves Beth into the apron and then smacks her head against the floor. Eve tosses Beth into the barricade and then gets back in the ring. The ref counts to 9 and Beth slides in. Even picks her up and Beth with an inverted atomic drop followed by a running forearm shot. Beth goes after Eve and Eve keeps herself at the ropes. Eve gets in a cheap shot and hits a swinging neckbreaker for the three count.
[Winner via pinfall: Eve]
Backstage, AJ and Chris Stevenson walk up to Wade Barrett.
AJ: She would like to introduce Wade to her GM coach, Chris Stevenson.
Barrett: At least someone’s teaching her how to do her job. He doesn’t even have a match tonight. She’s a horrible GM. She lets her emotions get all over the place. One minute she’s hot under the collar and the next she’s cold as ice. Do them all a favor and don’t let her emotions get in the way of her job.
AJ turns to Stevenson.
AJ: She thinks he’s intimidated.
Still to come, Kane and Bryan take on Punk and Ziggler.
JBL climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and planted a WWE flag on there. He’ll be back next week.
Santino Marella is already in the ring. His opponent is Heath Slater. Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntyre are with him.
[Santino Marella vs. Heath Slater]
The bell sounds. Santino and Slater get into a taunting contest. They grapple. Shove into the ropes and Santino with a shoulder bump. Slater runs the ropes and Slater hits Santino with a shoulder bump. Santino runs the ropes and Slater catches Santino with a back elbow. He kicks him down and applies a headlock submission. Santino gets up and Heath with a dropkick for two. Slater puts Santino against the ropes and chokes him a bit. He scoop slams him. Slater climbs to the top and goes for a move off the top but Santino catches him with a foot to the face. Slater gets up and runs at Santino but Santino moves out of the way and Slater hits the turnbuckle. Slater with a hip toss and a diving headbutt. Santino takes out the cobra. He goes for The Cobra and hits it. He goes for the pin, but Mahal and McIntyre enter the ring and beat up on Santino causing the disqualification.
[Winner via Disqualification: Santino Marella]
Drew grabs Santino and hits the Future Shock DDT. Slater grabs a mic.
Slater: How does he like that?! Listen up! They’ve got something they need to hear.
Drew grabs the mic.
Drew: Believe him, he is still the chosen one.
Mahal grabs the mic.
Mahal: He is still the Punjabi nightmare.
Slater grabs the mic.
Slater: And he is still the one man rock band!
They take a bow in the ring.
Up next, Sheamus takes on Damien Sandow.
Sheamus is already in the ring.
His opponent, Damien Sandow, is heading to the ring.
[Sheamus vs. Damien Sandow]
Cody Rhodes joins the commentary team during this match. Bell sounds. They grapple. Sheamus has Damien at the ropes. Ref breaks it up. They grapple again. Damien gets Sheamus at the turnbuckle. He goes to throw a punch and Sandow steps back. Sandow grabs the arm and applies an arm lock. He twists it. Sheamus powers out of it and works on Sandow’s arm. Sheamus jumps down on it. Sandow counters with a side headlock. Snapmare to Sheamus. They get up. Sheamus shoves Damien into the ropes and shoulder bumps him. Sandow goes for a hip toss, but Sheamus grabs him by the beard. Sandow escapes and exits the ring.
Back in the ring, Sheamus whips Damien into the ropes and Damien exits the ring again. He goes to run and Sheamus goes after him. Cody Rhodes distracts Sheamus long enough for Damien to jump on Sheamus and knock him down. He tosses Sheamus into the ring and covers for two. Sandow with diving knees into the neck for another two count. Sandow applies a headlock submission. Sheamus gets up and Damien with a knee to the gut followed by a clothesline for two. Sandow keeps Sheamus at the corner and drives his shoulder into his chest. He snapmares Sheamus over and applies another headlock submission. Sheamus gets to his feet and punches Damien back, but Sandow counters with knees to the face followed by a Russian leg sweep. Elbow drop to Sheamus for two. Sandow presses Sheamus’ neck against the ropes, then pulls him to the apron and lands a few clubbing punches followed by an elbow to the head. He rolls Sheamus back into the ring and covers for two. Another headlock submission to Sheamus. Sheamus gets up and punches Damien back. Whip into the ropes and Sandow with a kick to the head and a drop toe hold into the ropes. Sandow runs the ropes and drives a knee into Sheamus’ back for a two count. Sandow applies a seated headscissors to Sheamus. Sheamus punches him off and boots him in the face. He climbs up the turnbuckle and Sandow knocks him down with a right hand. Sandow drives his knee into Sheamus a few times. More kicks to Sheamus for a two count. Sandow applies a sleeper submission, but Sheamus gets up and shoves him back. He runs forward and Sandow back body drops him out of the ring. Sandow picks Sheamus up and tosses him back in the ring for a one count. He covers and gets another one count. Sandow with another headlock submission. Sheamus gets up and hits Sandow with a back suplex.
They both get up and Sheamus with two clubbing clotheslines followed by a running knee lift. He lifts Sandow up and hits a rolling fireman’s carry slam. Sandow gets on the apron. Sheamus grabs him and Sandow hits a jawbreaker. He gets back in the ring and hits a swinging neckbreaker for two. Sandow presses his foot against Sheamus’ neck until the ref makes his let go. He runs up to Sheamus and Sheamus with another foot to the face. Sheamus jumps up to the top and hits Sandow with a battering ram for two. They get up again. Sheamus lifts Sandow up over his shoulders. Sandow slips off. Sheamus goes for Brogue Kick, but Sandow ducks it and tries to slide out. Sheamus grabs him and lifts him up on the apron for a ten count of clubbing blows to the chest. Sandow falls to the outside. Sheamus exits the ring and goes after him. He tosses Sandow into the ring. Cody tries to attack him from behind and Sheamus catches him. He slides Cody into the ring, waits for him to get up and he hits both Sandow and Cody with the Brogue Kick! He covers Sandow for the three count.
[Winner via pinfall: Sheamus]
Tonight, Kane and Bryan take on Punk and Ziggler. Up next, Jim Ross Appreciation Night commences!
Michael Cole is in the ring.
Cole: It is his pleasure to introduce the most respected announcer in wrestling. When he calls a match, he makes it extra special. Please join him in welcoming WWE Hall of Famer, good ol’ J.R., Jim Ross!
Jim comes out and makes his way down to the ring. He shakes hands with Cole.
Cole: First off, congratulations on J.R. appreciation night. It’s gotta be fabulous for him to be in his hometown of Oklahoma City, and to be back at that announce table calling commentary. How does it feel? How emotional is he?
Ross: Well Michael-
CM Punk comes out and heads into the ring with Paul Heyman. He takes the mic from Cole.
Cole doesn’t need this anymore. He can go take his seat where he belongs. COME ON, OKLAHOMA CITY! Tell him how they feel! Don’t give him shoes to fill because he’ll gladly fill them. They think he’s a bad guy?
They chant for Jim.
Punk: YES! That’s right! We’re here for Jim! Let’s hear it! J.R. J.R. J.R. J.R.! Here’s a fact, Jim. He’s the best announcer they have and he respects the hell out of him. The fans respect him and they want to shower him with respect. But he doesn’t know the first thing about respect. He is the best in the world. And he deserves respect, but these people twist and turn everything he says when it’s all of them who have turned their backs on him. Allow him to be a shining example of how one should treat somebody who deserves respect. He respects Jim. That’s why he’s going to teach these people about respect by telling him that he’s the best in the world.
Ross: You know, he’s glad he didn’t come out to embarrass him. Quite frankly, being honest, he has done a hell of a job at making a jackass of himself these past several weeks on television.
Punk: He really wishes that he could say he’s not totally disappointed in him, but he can’t. He comes out here and tells Jim that they’re both the best, and he doesn’t return it in kind? He treats him like those people treat him? Okay. Let’s say he DID come out to embarrass him. He hopes he understand the levity of the situation he’s in right now. What happens if he treats him with the same disrespect he treated him just now? What if he treats him the way he treated Foley? Oh, he knows. STONE COLD! STONE COLD! STONE COLD! Scream his name as long as he wants. He’s not coming to help him. Not Austin, not Lawler, nobody. It used to be that 3:16 meant that Austin would kick somebody’s ass, but now 316 represents his days as champion. It belongs to him. Just like how Ross belongs to him. When did Jim become such a tough guy anyway with his John Wayne hat and Austin goatee? He’s his own best friend. Only he can help him. He can use his condescending drawl if he wants, but he is going to SAY IT! SAY IT!
Ross: He’s NOT going to say it. He talks about being the best in the world. He wants everyone to call him the best in the world. He has been blessed to commentate on matches with the best wrestlers in the world. He has called WrestleMania main events with guys like Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart. Like Triple H and The Undertaker. They didn’t ask to be called the best in the world, but if they did he would call them that because they EARNED it. And here’s the bottom line, with no disrespect. He wants to be called the best in the world? Accept John Cena’s challenge at Hell in a Cell and kick his ass. If he does that, he’ll be first in line to tell Punk that he’s the best in the world. Until then, they have nothing to talk about.
Punk snatches Ross’ hat, tosses it to the ground and stomps on it.
He doesn’t run away from fights. He’s beaten Cena time and time again. The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn’t beat the Heat, and they don’t get a shot the next week. They work their way back up to being the best. Now what we have here is a squared circle. Inside this squared circle, men fight. He’s never run from anything in his life and he never will. You know who’s going to run if he’s smart? He is. This just turned real ugly for him. He’s in the ring with the most dangerous man in the WWE, and if he doesn’t leave right now, he will hurt him and make sure he never commentates another Monday Night Raw broadcast again. So think good and think real hard. Either he fights him, or he leaves.
Ross goes to leave, but he stops him. Punk grabs him.
He thinks he’s just gonna let him go and spew his rhetoric against him? No. He goes when he is allowed to go. No more commentary from him tonight. He’s going to walk up that ramp and keep his mouth shut in shame. He wants to make people turn his back on him? He can do it by walking the other way.
Ross exits the ring and walks up the ramp.
Keep walking, Jim! He’s not a Hall of Famer. He’s a joke! He’s not a man! Look at him walking away because he hold him. Remember-
Ryback comes out and heads into the ring. Jim follows him back inside. Ryback and Punk stare each other down. Punk slowly exits the ring and goes back up the ramp along with Heyman. He grabs his title and raises it over his head.
Still to come, Bryan and Kane take on Punk and Ziggler.
Justin Roberts introduces Alberto’s personal ring announcer Ricardo Rodriguez.
Ricardo introduces Alberto Del Rio to the ring. Del Rio comes out in a Mazaradi and heads to the ring.
Kofi Kingston comes out and heads to the ring as his opponent along with R-Truth.
[Alberto Del Rio vs. Kofi Kingston]
They grapple. Del Rio with a suplex. He turns the ropes. Kingston with two leap frogs followed by a back elbow. Del Rio gets up and Kingston clotheslines him over the top and to the floor. Kingston springboards off the ropes and hits Del Rio with a cross body.
In the ring Del Rio has Kingston in an abdominal stretch submission. Kingston fights out of it. Del Rio goes for a kick but Kingston blocks it and hits a dropkick. He follows it up with a running clothesline followed by the Boom Drop. Kingston goes for Trouble in Paradise, but Del Rio ducks and shoves Kingston into the ropes. Del Rio runs and Kingston catches him with a kick to the head. He goes for a cross body, but Del Rio avoids it. He shoves Kingston into the turnbuckle and then applies the cross arm breaker submission. Kingston taps out.
[Winner via submission: Alberto Del Rio]
Backstage, Stevenson is talking to AJ about what it means to be a GM.
She has to set aside her differences in order to put on a great show.
He’s right. Something special should happen tonight. Maybe they should have a special guest referee tonight. And maybe that special guest referee should be him. Huh? See, she doesn’t think a coach is worth a damn unless he’s a player. And he hasn’t been a player. So get out of the arena, and out of her sight. She doesn’t need a coach never mind an executive one.
Daniel Bryan comes out and heads to the ring for his match.
His partner, Kane, comes out next and enters the ring. They argue over being the tag team champions.
Punk and Ziggler are already in the ring.
Roberts: And now, your special guest referee…
AJ Lee comes out in referee attire.
[Tag Team Match: Special Referee AJ Lee]
[Kane & Daniel Bryan vs. CM Punk & Dolph Ziggler]
Kane and Ziggler start off. They circle each other and grapple. Ziggler with a side headlock. He shoves Ziggler into the ropes and bumps him down. He grabs Ziggler and lands a jabbing blow. Punches to the chest. Scoop slam to Ziggler followed by an elbow for two. Bryan asks for a tag and Kane ignores it. He whips Ziggler into the ropes and Ziggler counters with a sleeper attempt. Kane shoves him back and clotheslines him over the top. Bryan tags himself in.
Ziggler has Kane in a sleeper hold submission. Kane slams Ziggler into the turnbuckle. Ziggler dropkicks Kane for a two count. Kane with a right hand to Ziggler. He gives a few punches. Tag to Bryan. Kane whips Bryan into Ziggler who hits a dropkick. He covers for two. Tag made back to Kane. Bryan with a snapmare and Kane runs the ropes hitting a boot to the face for two. As he picks him up Ziggler catches Kane with a jumping DDT. Ziggler makes a tag to Punk. Punk runs to Kane and catches him with a running knee to the face. He steps back and hits another running knee. He goes for the bulldog but Kane counters with a side slam for two. Kane climbs to the top and catches Punk with a clothesline. He goes for the chokeslam and Bryan tags himself in. Bryan is at the top. He leaps off and Punk with a dropkick. Punk kicks Bryan down and stomps him in the corner. Punk whips Bryan. Bryan flips over the top rope and catches Punk with a clothesline. Bryan with multiple kicks to the chest. He goes for a spin kick, but Punk shoves Bryan into Ziggler and catches him with a roundhouse kick to the back of the head for two. Punk tags in Ziggler and Ziggler with a free punch. Ziggler dropkicks Bryan. Bryan exits the ring and Ziggler tosses him into the barricade. Kane goes after him and Ziggler retreats. Once Kane leaves he grabs Bryan and tosses him into the barricade a second time. Ziggler shoves Bryan into the ring and gets a two count. Ziggler with a headlock submission. Bryan gets up and hits Ziggler with a jawbreaker. Ziggler tags in Punk and catches Bryan with a springboard clothesline.
Punk climbs to the top and Bryan knocks him down on the turnbuckle. Bryan climbs up and hits an arm drag off the top followed by the No Lock submission. Punk gets his foot on the rope and Bryan is forced to break the hold. Heyman climbs on the apron and tells AJ about the foot being on the rope. AJ forces Heyman to the back. Vickie gets on the apron and yells at her. AJ ejects Vickie out! Heyman and Vickie head out. Ziggler follows after Vickie leaving Punk without a partner. Punk turns around and Bryan dropkicks him into the ropes. Tag to Kane. Kane grabs Punk and chokeslams him for the three count.
[Winners via Pinfall: Team Hell No]
Bryan and Kane grab their titles and argue over who the tag team champions are as the show comes to an end.