October 16, 2014
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Renee Young
Recap by: Jason Namako of Wrestleview.com
We see the usual intro, then go to the opening match.
Bo Dallas vs. “Long Island Iced Z” Zack Ryder
Chain wrestling early, Bo gets to the ropes. Bo misses a clothesline and Ryder with an armdrag. Bo with a back elbow and a side headlock. Ryder then with another armdrag into an armbar. Bo tries to counter out, but Ryder maintains the hold. Bo grabs Ryder by the hair and backs him into the ropes, then pulls him down to the mat. Bo with a series of knees to the ribs, followed by a short-arm clothesline. Bo yells out “BOLIEVE”, then locks in a combination chinlock & keylock, crowd wills on Ryder. Ryder gets to his feet, but Bo drives him back down. Bo yells out that this is what happens when you don’t BOLIEVE. Ryder then sidesteps a backdrop attempt with a facebuster. Bo runs into a back elbow, misses a clothesline and Ryder hits one of his own. Bo runs into double knees in the corner, then Ryder with a missile dropkick off the middle rope. Bo begs off, but Ryder with another dropkick. Ryder goes for the Broski Boot, but Bo rolls out to the outside. Ryder goes to bring Bo back in, but Bo sweeps out Ryder’s legs.
Back in, Bo hits the BoDog for the win.
Winner: Bo Dallas by pinfall (BoDog)
Bo celebrates his win afterward with his victory lap.
Back from commercial, we go to video from RAW with the match between John Cena & Dean Ambrose, The Usos & Gold and Stardust.
Backstage, Byron Saxton interviews Cesaro. Cesaro makes Saxton do his introduction of him multiple times. Cesaro says Saxton is giving off fake excitement, just like Kofi Kingston, who he is wrestling tonight. He does that “boom boom”, you know what’s gonna boom? When I hit him with an uppercut right inbetween his teeth. That’s something to get excited about, Cesaro out!
We see video on the rivalry between the Big Show & Rusev. We then see Eden Stiles’ backstage interview with the Big Show & Mark Henry after this past Monday’s RAW.
Back from commercial, Byron Saxton interviews Bo Dallas. Bo asks if Saxton saw him out there, it was so great. I feel un-BOlieveable, Zack Ryder gave it his best, he really did, but at the end of the day, he wasn’t saying “Woo Woo Woo”, he was saying “Bo Bo BOLIEVE.” You have a BO-tastic day, OK.
Main Event: Kofi Kingston vs. “The Swiss Superman” Cesaro
Chain wrestling early. Kofi with a snapmare takeover. Cesaro with a side headlock takeover. Cesaro then hits a shoulder tackle for a 1 count. Cesaro goes back to the side headlock. Cesaro catches Kofi off a leapfrog, but Kofi slips out of a back suplex and hits a dropkick for a nearfall. Cesaro with a big forearm, followed by a right hand. Kofi springs to the middle rope and hits a missile dropkick for a nearfall. Cesaro rolls out onto the apron and blocks a suplex from Kofi back in. Kofi then blocks being suplexed to the outside, but Cesaro hot-shots him across the top rope. Cesaro heads up top and hits a double sledge. Cesaro taunts the crowd as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial as Cesaro with another right hand to Kofi. Keylock applied, crowd wills on Kofi. Kofi fights back, but Cesaro with a kitchen sink, followed by a double stomp. Cesaro chokes Kofi with his boot in the ropes. Forearm to the back by Cesaro, followed by a series of knees to the ribs. Cesaro goes back to the keylock, crowd again wills on Kofi. Cesaro goes for another kitchen sink, but Kofi counters with a roll-up for a nearfall. Cesaro blocks a rana, but Kofi with a Sunset Flip for a nearfall. Cesaro comes back with a big boot for a nearfall. Cesaro charges and hits a running uppercut in the corner for a nearfall. Cesaro kicks Kofi into the corner, but Kofi avoids a corner charge and hits a Pendelum Kick, then pulls down the top rope, sending Cesaro to the outside. Kofi wipes out Cesaro with a springboard crossbody, sending Cesaro crashing into the barricade. Kofi rolls back in as the ref counts 5. Cesaro just barely gets back in by the ref’s count, then Kofi greets him with a slingshot splash to the back for a nearfall. Kofi with a running knee, followed by the Boom Drop. Kofi sets for Trouble in Paradise, but Cesaro avoids it and rolls out onto the apron. Cesaro with a shoulder to the ribs, but as he gets back in, Kofi hits him with the SOS for a nearfall. Kofi runs into a knee by Cesaro in the corner, then Cesaro rolls through a Sunset Flip attempt and catapults Kofi into the corner.
Kofi springs to the top from the catapult and leaps off for another crossbody, but Cesaro catches him on the way down with Swiss Death for the win.
Winner: “The Swiss Superman” Cesaro by pinfall (Swiss Death)
Cesaro celebrates his win afterward.
We see another vignette on the Wyatt Family.
Back from commercial, we close Superstars with video of the John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose No Holds Barred Contract-on-a-Pole match from RAW.