WWE Monday Night RAW Results
Greenville, South Carolina
November 4, 2013
Commentators: Jerry Lawler, JBL & Michael Cole
Report by: David Stephens of Wrestleview.com
CM Punk v. Luke Harper w/ The Wyatt Family
Punk takes it to Harper at the start and pushes him into the corner with a series of punches. Luke reverses and uses his knee to apply pressure. Punk continues to be batted down until he is able to toss Harper over the top rope. Punk attempts a suicide dive but charges straight into right fist. Harper rolls back into the ring and traps Punk in a front headlock. Harper bites at the hand of Punk as Punk tries to fight free. Harper whips his opponent into the corner and runs for a big boot. Punk sidesteps which sends Harper catapulting to the outside. Punk runs for a suicide dive and this time it connects. Punk is forced to guard his back as Rowan creeps around the ring.
Back from the break Harper is still in control. Punk is placed between the first and second ropes. Harper uses a seesaw motion to slam the neck of Punk into the rope. The former WWE Champion appears mauled. Cover, but Punk kicks out. Harper is displeased and attempts another cover. Punk still kicks out. Luke drops a few more punches and then returns to a front headlock which he utilizes in a gator roll motion. Harper transitions to the side for a headlock. Punk uses all of his desperation for a tornado DDT to escape. Both men get to their feet and exchange blows and kicks. Punk dodges a clothesline and hits a spinning heel kick. Punk hits half of a swinging neckbreaker. Harper takes reprieve in the corner. Punk slides into his jaw with a high knee. Punk climbs to the top rope and looks towards Harper. Punk notices Rowan on the outside of the ring and instead leaps out for a crossbody. Rowan is decimated, but Harper makes it back to his feet. Punk fights free of an initial grab and springboards into the ring. Luke blocks the lariat with a big boot. Luke looks for the finish. Punk ducks under an arm and rolls up his opponent for the win.
Winner: CM Punk
After the match Rowan and Wyatt hit the ring to attack CM Punk. Daniel Bryan charges down from the back with a steel chair to make the save. At first the Wyatts are able to knock the chair out of Bryan’s hands. Punk grabs the chair and swings at Bray. He dodges. Punk swings again and this time connects with the side of Harper. Punk and Bryan stand triumphant in the cleared ring as the crowd explodes with their support.
CM Punk is in the back with Renee Young. He claims to not be afraid of the Wyatt Family and welcomes the challenge.
Michael Cole interviews Paul Heyman via the phone. Heyman plays the pity card as he says he is in Europe seeking medical treatment for the ‘extensive’ injuries that he suffered at the hands of CM Punk. Cole asks if he is crying – so Heyman hangs up.
The Great Khali v. Ryback
Ryback is undaunted by his opponent’s size at the start. Khali shakes him off and backs him into the corner. Ryback falls victim to a few a chops. Khali chokes him. Ryback tries to lift his opponent up but is unsuccessful. Khali hits a couple of clotheslines. Ryback explodes forward with a Meathook Clothesline.
After the match Ryback turns his attention to Santino and tosses him into the barricade. Hornswoggle takes refuge under the ring.
Kofi Kingston v. Alberto Del Rio
Kingston tries to trip up the former World Heavyweight Champion at the start. Rio is sent out of the ring. Kofi flies over the top rope with a huge crossbody. Alberto makes his way back into the ring and looks to take control. He grounds Kofi with a couple of kicks and then pushes him back into the ropes. Rio leaps for a strong kick square on the jaw. Kingston appears lifeless but manages to kick out of the cover. Rio slams the head of Kofi down on the mat hard. Rio uses Kofi’s taunt and then charges at him in the corner for a kick to the gut. Rio hits a German Suplex and goes for the cover off a bridging pin. Kofi kicks out.
Kofi springs forward for a surprise Sunset Flip. Cover, but Rio kicks out. Alberto tilts Kofi into a backbreaker and goes for another cover. Kofi kicks out. Rio whiffs on an Enziguiri which provides Kofi with an opening. Kingston bounces from the top for a big crossbody and cover. Rio kicks out. Kofi tries a rollup to no avail. Alberto cinches on the Cross Arm Breaker for the win.
Winner via Submission: Alberto Del Rio
Video plays recapping Big Show’s legal case against Triple H & Stephanie McMahon.
The WWE Universe had the chance to vote on Randy Orton’s opponent for the next match.
Before the results are revealed Orton makes his way into the ring. He takes a microphone and cuts a promo. Orton berates the fans and claims that everyone is envious of him. Women want him and Men want to be him. Orton says that the only choice the people have is who will be the Viper’s next victim.
Randy Orton v. Big E. Langston
Langston is charged up and soars at Orton. Randy heads to the outside to come up with a game plan. Back to the inside and Orton has a whip reversed. Langston with an elbow and a cover. Orton kicks out. Langston lifts his opponent up and knocks the wind out of Orton with a punch to the gut. Orton exits the ring to catch his breath. Orton sends Langston to the mat with a dropkick. Orton sets up for a suspended DDT but Langston catapults him onto the apron. Langston runs the ropes and shoulder blocks Orton to the outside.
Langston is pushed into the corner and falls victim to a shoulder thrust. Langston looks to fight back and connects with a clothesline. Langston slams his opponent to the mat and then hits a big splash. Cover, but Orton kicks out. Orton attempts an RKO but Langston pushes him away and hits a lariat. Langston is fired up as the crowd roars their approval. Langston is pumped up and attempts the Big Ending. It isn’t enough as Orton slips off of Langston’s shoulder and sneaks in an RKO (out of nowhere).
Winner: Randy Orton
Tyson Kidd & Natalya v. Fandango & Summer Rae
Tyson starts the match against Fandango. Fandango dodges a clothesline but Tyson kicks himself up off the mat and sends Fandango flying into the corner. Summer gets the tag. As this is a mixed tag match that means that Natalya is now legal. Summer escapes a Sharpshooter and faceplants her opponent for a cover. Natalya kicks out. Summer locks a leg scissor around her opponent’s waist. Summer rolls for a Sunset Flip. Natalya responds with a clothesline.
Tyson and Fandango get the tags. Tyson springboards in with a dropkick and follows with a spin kick. Tyson flips onto the apron and then hurricaranas his opponent out of the ring. Tyson runs along the apron and kicks his opponent hard. Summer causes a distraction that allows Fandango to knock Tyson back. Fandango heads to the top rope. Tyson sidesteps and locks on a Sharpshooter. Natalya ensures that Summer can’t make the save so Fandango is forced to tap.
Winners: Natalya & Tyson Kidd
Damien Sandow is in the back with Renee Young. He claims to not be embarrassed by his Money in the Bank cash-in loss to John Cena. Zeb Colter approaches with The Real Americans. He claims that they are about to defeat the Tag Team Champions for the second time. A huge Six Man Tag is up next.
John Cena’s music hits and he makes his way down to the ring. Cena has a microphone to cut a promo in the ring. He takes time to talk about breast cancer and plugs the merchandise which is still available on the WWE website. Cena acknowledges a group of cancer survivors in attendance.
John Cena, Cody Rhodes and Goldust v. Damien Sandow & The Real Americans
Alberto Del Rio and Zeb Colter are on commentary for the match. Sandow and Cena start the match. Cody gets the tag as does Jack Swagger. Cody pushes Swagger towards the corner and brings in Goldust. Goldust trips up Swagger and goes for a cover. Swagger kicks out. Cesaro gets the tag and walks right into a hard punch. Cena gets the tag and locks up with Cesaro. They spar for strength. Cesaro kicks Cena in the gut and uppercuts him into the corner. Cena hits a Fisherman Suplex and a cover. Cesaro kicks out. Goldust gets the tag and joins Cena for a double suplex. Cover, but Cesaro kicks out. Sandow and Cody get tags. Cody tosses Sandow towards Cena and then tags in the Champion. Cena lifts Sandow up on his shoulders. Sandow rolls out of the ring to catch his breath.
Cesaro is in the ring with Cena. Swagger grabs Cena and tags in Sandow. There have been so many tags in this match that only seem to result in another tag. Cena tosses Sandow up for a neckbreaker. Swagger gets the tag and pushes Cena into the corner. Swagger chops him and then locks on a front headlock. Cena uses his strength to escape. Swagger trips him up and locks on a Patriot Lock. Cena rolls through. Swagger tags in Cesaro who immediately tries a cover. Cena kicks out. Cesaro swipes at Cena’s face a few times. Cena jumps up for a hurricarana. Cesaro is forced to make a tag. Sandow keeps Cena from making the tag.
Sandow immediately sets to work on the injured arm of John Cena. He twists and wrenches as he stomps on the limb. Cover but Cena kicks out. Cena uses his strength to lift Sandow overhead for a big slam. Goldust gets the hot tag as Cesaro comes into the ring. Goldust hits an inverted Atomic Drop. He pushes Sandow Cesaro into the corner for punches. All hell breaks loose as everyone charges into the ring. Rhodes hits a disaster kick and Cena hits an Attitude Adjustment. Sandow follows with a You’re Welcome on Cena. Cesaro is left in the ring with Goldust as they are the legal men. Cesaro picks up his opponent for a Big Swing. Goldust rolls out of the ring after the swing. Cesaro follows after. Cena tries to help and ends up tossing Cesaro straight into Zeb at ringside. Cena grabs Cesaro and rolls him back inside. Goldust hits a bulldog and goes for the cover. Cesaro kicks out. Everyone explodes back into the ring. Cena hits a crossbody from the top rope onto Cesaro. Goldust follows with Final Cut for the win.
Winners: John Cena, Cody Rhodes and Goldust
The Big Show is shown in the back
Triple H is in an office with Vickie Guerrero. She tells him that Big Show is in the building. Stephanie McMahon enters and admits that she let him into the arena. She says that the Board of Directors has mandated that he be allowed to work while the lawsuit is pending. There is too much going on in the company at the moment to take the risk. Triple H is not pleased and doesn’t care what the Board dictates. Stephanie says that it isn’t about Triple H, it’s about the WWE Universe.
Dolph Ziggler v. Curtis Axel
Ziggler hits a high dropkick and goes for the cover. Ziggler climbs to the second rope but Axel tosses him into the middle of the ring. Axel drops a few elbows and then grinds Ziggler’s head into the mat. Ziggler starts to fight back. He slams Axel to the mat and drops an elbow. Cover and Axel kicks out. Axel attempts a Powerbomb but Ziggler wriggles free and hits a Fame-Asser. Cover, but Axel kicks out. Ziggler jumps on his back and hits the Zig Zag.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
Daniel Bryan is walking through the back and is approached by Renee Young. Bryan says that he saw an opportunity for payback against the Wyatts and took it. Now, it looks like someone else also has a problem with the Wyatts.
The Usos make their entrance for a match.
Instead of The Usos, the show has a camera in an office with the McMahons. Vickie approaches and says that Big Show will talk to them – but only in the ring later tonight. Triple H begrudgingly agreed.
The Usos v. Drew McIntyre & Heath Slater w/ Jinder Mahal
Jimmy starts the match against Drew. McIntyre exchanges several tags with Heath as they stomp on Jimmy. Despite the isolation it only takes one small moment for the match to turn. Slater leaps for a crossbody from the top but is met with a boot to the jaw. Jey comes in off the tag from the top rope for a huge splash.
Winners: The Usos
Renee Young is in the back with Los Matadores. She plays a highlight clip of their brief stint in the WWE. She starts the interview but El Torito charges at her. They explain that he is horny. She cuts to the ring.
The Bella Twins and Eva Marie vs. AJ Lee, Tamina Snuka and Aksana
Nikki starts the match against Tamina. AJ gets the tag from her power guard and plants Nikki face first. Tamina gets the tag again. Nikki retreats to the apron. She hits a shoulder thrust on Tamina that lets het tag in her twin. Brie leaps from the second rope for a dropkick. Tamina takes control and knocks Eva off the apron. Tamina climbs to the top rope and flies high for a splash. Brie rolls out of the way. Eva tags herself into the match and rolls up Tamina for the win.
Winners: The Bella Twins and Eva Marie
Triple H and Stephanie make their way down to the ring. Triple H calls out Big Show. The giant lumbers down to the ring. Triple H asks how big the check has to be for Show to let the lawsuit go away. Show says that it isn’t about the money. As hard as Triple H makes things the WWE is still a great place to work. All that he wants is his job back. Stephanie cuts her husband off before he can tell Show to shove it up his ass. Show says that Triple H is too angry. Stephanie says that Big Show can have his job back. Show starts to celebrate and the crowd chants ‘Yes’. Show wants one more thing before he lets the lawsuit slip away. Big Show wants the World’s Largest Bonus. Big Show doesn’t want money though; he wants to be the face of the company. Stephanie laughs and the music of The Shield hits.
Triple H is toe to toe with The Big Show as The Shield stands outside of the ring. Triple H is not going to grant the Big Show’s wish. Show heads out of the ring. He says that his lawyers will finish his task of owning all of them – so have a goodnight. Triple H calls out for him to wait. He reluctantly grants him a WWE Championship match at Survivor Series. If Big Show wins he will be the face of the company. Show asks him to repeat himself. Show had been walking up the ramp but now walks back into the ring. Show demands that Hunter repeat the proclamation time and again. Show asks if Triple H wants to shake on it. Triple H instead says that since Big Show works for him again he will have to compete tonight. Big Show will be involved in a handicap match against not only The Shield, but also Randy Orton.
The Big Show v. The Shield & Randy Orton
All four of Show’s opponents enter the ring at once. Show tries to use his size but the numbers advantage proves too great as Roman hits a spear. Orton wants The Shield to hit a triple powerbomb. Show fights free and hits a double suplex on Rollins and Ambrose. Show turns his attention to Orton. Show swings and looks to take full control.
Kane’s music hits. The Big Red Monster walks out – maskless and wearing a suit and tie. Not even Justin Timberlake rocks it so well.
Orton misses an RKO and Show grabs him for a chokeslam. The Shield makes the save. Kane tosses several steel chairs in from ringside. The men in the ring swing wildly causing the disqualification.
Winner via DQ: The Big Show
After the match the beat down continues outside of the ring. The Shield lift Show up and send him crashing through the commentators’ booth with a powerslam. Triple H, Stephanie and Kane watch on in enjoyment as RAW goes off the air.
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