Ring in the New Year
By: Aubrey Sitterson
December 31, 2009
Results courtesy of WWE.com
While you were getting ready to watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve your favorite ring warriors were facing off on ?WWE Superstars? on WGN America. The explosive night saw eight of Raw and SmackDown’s preeminent Superstars compete in two tag team matches, while one of ECW’s most dominant competitors suffered an unprecedented loss.
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Jack Swagger & Carlito def. MVP & Chris Masters
In the main event of ?WWE Superstars,? MVP joined with Chris Masters to take on their Raw brandmates, Jack Swagger & Carlito. Though The Ballin? Superstar & The Masterpiece were fortunate enough to have the lovely Eve cheering them on from ringside, her support wasn?t enough to spur them onto victory. Carlito proved to be too much for Masters to handle as The Southpaw from San Juan pinned his opponent for the win.
Cryme Tyme def. Mike Knox & Charlie Haas
?WWE Superstars? hosted not one but two exciting tag matches this week, as SmackDown’s favorite hoods took on the team of Mike Knox & Charlie Haas. With Knox’s massive size and strength and Haas? extensive amateur wrestling background, Cryme Tyme had their work cut out for them. But Shad & JTG persevered, showing that their in-ring synergy couldn?t be overwhelmed by their opponents? considerable abilities.
Shelton Benjamin def. Vance Archer by Disqualification
Since arriving in ECW Vance Archer has terrorized The Land of the Extreme, steamrolling through anyone brave enough to get in the ring with him. But on ?WWE Superstars,? the intense ring warrior came up against Shelton Benjamin, who refused to be intimidated. Perhaps unaccustomed to this level of resistance, Archer attacked his opponent relentlessly, resulting in his loss by disqualification. After the bell, Archer continued his assault on The Gold Standard.
Divas Champion Melina def. Alicia Fox
As Divas Champion Melina reigns supreme over the sexy, smart and powerful women of Raw, but Alicia Fox has proven time and time again that she isn?t one to be underestimated. But despite Alicia’s best efforts, she was unable to defeat Melina on ?WWE Superstars,? as the Divas Champion proved why she deserves to hold the coveted title.