12/29 WWE Results: Cleveland, Ohio

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Smackdown GM Theodore Long comes to the ring with a New Year’s Present for one of his favorite cities Cleveland. Tonight Rey Mysterio vs Alberto Del Rio. and Edge vs Kane vs CM Punk in a Triple Threat Match for the World Title in a Steel Cage Match.

First Match: Battle Royal. Winner faces Dolph Ziggler for Intercontinental Championship later in the night

Notable Participants: Chris Masters, Ezekiel Jackson, Drew McIntrye, Dashing Cody Rhodes, Showtime Percy Watson, Kofi Kingston, Jack Swagger, Trent Barretta, JTG, Winner: Kofi Kingston

Second Match: Santa’s Little Helper Match
Natalya and Beth Phoenix def Layla and Naomi via Glam-Slam

Third Match:
Mason Ryan def Chavo Guerrero

Fourth Match:
Dashing Cody Rhodes cuts a promo saying the reason that Hall of Famer Howard Finkel doesnt ring annouce for Raw or Smackdown is because he is ugly. A fan starts to call him out saying that Cody sucks. Cody asks the crowd to see if they can count how many teeth this man has missing. Cody gets a lot of heat before the match even begins.
Dashing Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre defeat JTG and Trent Barretta via Future Shock DDT

Fifth Match:
Alberto Del Rio cuts a promo saying that he took advice from a personal friend LeBron James, Cleveland has no class, blame your parents for lack of money and success. He also says that there will be no 619 tonight because Rey Mysterio is stuck in the New York Airport. He then goes and takes a fan’s sign and rips it into pieces throws it into the crowd. Rey says that is uncalled for and gives the young fan his T-Shirt.
Rey Mysterio defeats Alberto Del Rio via 619

Sixth Match:
Chris Masters defeats Jack Swagger via Masterlock

Seventh Match: Intercontinental Championship
Dolph Ziggler puts on a Miami Heat LeBron James jersey. Kofi Kingston also performs a “People’s Elbow” in this match
Dolph Ziggler defeats Kofi Kingston via Zig-Zag

Eighth Match: World Heavyweight Championship
Edge defeats CM Punk and Kane via escaping the top of the cage.

Final Thoughts: If you want your heels to get heat in Cleveland, just bring up LeBron James.