Saturday, 29 December 2012 19:37
by Jason Namako
The following was taped for this Monday's RAW from Washington DC: Miz TV segment with John Cena, Rhodes Scholars got involved and acknowledged Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III in the front row.
- This led to....
John Cena & The Miz defeated The Rhodes Scholars
- Announcement was made that Vickie Guerrero made a Champion's Challenge, were the champions (sans CM Punk) must defend their titles, but they get to pick their challenger.
United States Title: Antonio Cesaro (c) defeated Sgt. Slaughter
Tag Team Titles: Team Hell No (c's) defeated Three Man Band (Heath Slater & Drew McIntyre) w/Jinder Mahal
Segment with CM Punk & Paul Heyman where they brought out a doctor, who said that Punk will not be ready to compete on January 7th against Ryback. Vince McMahon interrupted Punk and said WWE doctors would evaluate him next week, but if he isn't cleared to compete, Paul Heyman will take his place in the TLC match with Ryback.
Sheamus & Dolph Ziggler went to a no-contest when the Shield ran in and attacked Sheamus, leaving him laying.
Backstage segment with Brad Maddox where he asked Heyman for a job, but Heyman blew him off.
Divas Title: Eve (c) wins via forfeit when she challenges Mae Young, but Mae is not there in the building. Kaitlyn then comes out and attacks Eve.
World Heavyweight Title: The Big Show (c) defeated Ricardo Rodriguez by disqualification when Alberto Del Rio interfered.
Intercontinental Title: Wade Barrett defeated Kofi Kingston (c) to win the title.
- The scheduled handicap match between Ryback & The Shield never got started as the Shield attacked Ryback when Ryback was making his entrance. Sheamus ran in to help, but the numbers were still too much. Then, Randy Orton made his return and evened the odds, causing the Shield to flee through the crowd.
- AJ Lee & Dolph Ziggler came out for a New Year's Eve toast and they had Big E guard the ring in case Cena were to come out and interrupt. Cena appeared on the Titantron and announced he would be a part of the Royal Rumble match and did a goofy bit where he showed AJ's illegitimate children. Then to close the show. Cena had what was said to be "fecal manner" drop from the ceiling, covering AJ & Ziggler to close the show.