WWE RAW Results 2/17/14

WWE Monday Night RAW Results
Denver, Colorado
February 17, 2014
Commentators: JBL, Jerry Lawler & Michael Cole
Reported by: David Stephens of Wrestleview.com

John Cena makes his way down to the ring to kick off the last RAW before Elimination Chamber. He notes that the winner of the Chamber will go on to face Batista at Wrestlemania XXX. Cena runs down the build up for the PPV and the fact that he defeated Randy Orton last Monday on RAW.

Cesaro’s music hits and he walks out with Zeb Colter. They remind Cena that Cesaro has also defeated Randy Orton recently. Sheamus is next to come out and stake his claim in the Chamber. Sheamus will face Randy Orton tonight. Christian comes out to taunt Sheamus for his involvement with Dean Ambrose on Smackdown.

Randy Orton’s music hits. He references the matches that he has lost in recent weeks and explains them away. Daniel Bryan emerges. He says that the WWE Universe is doing his talking for him. Bryan is sporting a new shirt similar to the ‘Obama Hope’ T-Shirt. As an aside this is actually creative given that Shepard Fairey’s original design was the ‘Obey Giant’ homage to Andre The Giant.

Kane’s music hits and the crowd chants that he sold out. Kane announces matches for the Chamber opponents tonight. We will have Cena versus Cesaro and Christian versus Daniel Bryan, in addition to the previously announced Sheamus versus Randy Orton match.

Christian v. Daniel Bryan

Christian attacks Bryan right at the start. They brawl to the outside of the ring. Christian tosses Bryan into barricade after barricade while stomping on his face. Christian throws Bryan into the steel steps. The match has not officially started as the show heads to its first commercial break.

Back from the break and the match has started. Christian is still in clear control. Bryan is being tossed and choked around the ring. With every nearfall Christian mounts Bryan and pounds away. Bryan tries to sneak in a half-crab only to be swatted away. Christian yells that he should be the Champion while continuing to slap Bryan. Daniel manages to toss Christian away to the outside.

Back from the break and Daniel Bryan starts to fight his way back into this match. Bryan charges into the corner for a missile dropkick. Bryan attempts a second but Christian moves out of the way and hits a see-saw kick. Bryan responds by trying to put Christian in a Yes Lock. Christian escapes and pushes Bryan shoulder first into the corner. Christian looks for the Kill Switch but Bryan counters into a roll up for the win.

Winner: Daniel Bryan

Kane gets on the microphone after Bryan’s match. He announces that Bryan has one more match tonight. It will be Daniel Bryan versus Kane!

Kane v. Daniel Bryan

Kane takes the immediate advantage over an already fatigued Daniel Bryan. Kane attempts a cover but Bryan kicks out. Kane attacks the arm of Bryan that Christian was working on. Kane stomps and tears at the arm. Bryan escapes for a moment and climbs up to the top turnbuckle. Bryan connects with a missile dropkick. Kane shakes it off and takes Bryan out of the ring. Kane uses the steel post to stretch Bryan’s shoulder. Charles Robinson has no choice but to call for the bell.

Winner via DQ: Daniel Bryan

After the match Kane continues the onslaught. Bryan is tossed into the steel steps. Kane grabs a microphone and says, “yea I know, I’m disqualified”.

Renee Young interviews The Shield about their match against the Wyatt Family on the PPV. They assure her that they will have no problem working through their issues and sticking together. The Wyatt mind games will not work on The Shield.

Fandango w/ Summer Rae v. Santino w/ Emma

Santino is up to his humorous antics right at the start with some karate kicks. Fandango is not amused and hits a shoulder block. Cover, but Santino kicks out. Santino trips Fandango up and hits a hip toss. Santino follows with a headbutt. Santino reaches in his singlet and pulls out the Cobra. Summer jumps up on the ring apron, but Emma pulls her off. Emma lifts Summer up for an Airplane Spin. Santino heads out after her and starts to flirt. Emma and Santino are about to kiss – but Fandango hits a baseball slide onto Santino. Fandango finishes his opponent off with a suplex.

Winner: Fandango

Renee Young is in the back with Mark Henry. He says that he will defeat Roman Reigns tonight, because that’s what he do.

Roman Reigns v. Mark Henry

Henry tries to use his strength at the start. Roman gets behind him for a choke but Henry pushes him off. Roman hits a Samoan Drop to the crowds delight. Henry kicks out. Roman pushes Henry away in the corner. Reigns gears up for the Superman Punch and delivers it straight to Henry’s skull. Mark crashes down to the mat. Reigns sets up for the spear and hits it for the win.

Winner: Roman Reigns

After the match Rollins is delighted by the win but Dean Ambrose is a bit salty. Ambrose stomps Henry right out of the ring.

The Wyatt Family appears on the Titantron. Bray has the joy down in his heart and shares that he has childlike excitement for his match against The Shield. Bray vows to rule from his throne. He wonders if in the end it will all be worth it. Reigns tells them to come down and say it to their face. Bray says that he was thinking the same thing.

The lights go back out in the arena and the Wyatt music hits. They slowly walk their way towards the ring. All six men are now standing in the ring. Bray motions and the Wyatt Family heads to the outside.

Kofi Kingston v. Jack Swagger

Swagger gets behind Kofi and puts on an inverted Nelson. Kofi kicks his way free. He attempts to scurry under Swagger but gets grabbed and hits with a Swagger Bomb. Swagger takes Kofi and punches him right in the spine. Kingston fights his way back with a crossbody and goes for a cover. Swagger kicks out. Kofi avoids being tossed out of the ring by catching the rope and hits the SOS. Cover, but Swagger kicks out. Kofi leaps from the top into a crossbody for a cover. Swagger kicks out. Swagger grabs the ankle of Kofi for a Patriot Lock. Kofi has no choice but to tap.

Winner: Jack Swagger

After the match Big E. Langston appears. Swagger is the #1 Contender for Langston’s Intercontinental Title. Excuse me, it’s just ‘Big E’ now.

Handicap Match
WWE Intercontinental Champion Big E v. Jinder Mahal & Drew McIntyre

Zeb Colter is still at ringside with Jack Swagger. He says that Big E has a lot of guts coming down here tonight so they are going to stay at ringside. Colter continues to talk on the microphone throughout the match. He taunts repeatedly at the Intercontinental Champion. The members of 3MB try and stay in control with a double vertical suplex. Still, despite the psychological warfare of Zeb, they can’t put Big E away. Big E hits a series of Big Endings for the win.

Winner: Big E

After the match Big E says that on Sunday Zeb’s mouth won’t be the only thing full of crap.

Lane and Rusev air a vignette.

John Cena v. Cesaro

Cesaro tries to score a quick roll up. They lock up and push each other around the ring. Cesaro with an arm bar into a headlock. They continue to struggle against each other using strength as the main proponent. Cena is tossed out of the ring but rolls back inside. Cesaro returns to a headlock. Cesaro uses the top rope to jaw jack Cena. Cesaro returns to a headlock. Cena escapes as the show heads to commercial.

Back from the break and Cesaro hits a bridging fallaway slam. Cesaro gets back behind Cena with a headlock. Swagger and Zeb Colter continue to watch on from ringside. Cesaro looks for a Big Swing. Cena counters into an STF. Cesaro avoids the move and dead lifts Cena for a Gut Wrench. Cover, but Cena kicks out.

Cena hits a couple shoulder blocks and looks for the 5 Knuckle Shuffle. Cena connects and tries to lift Cesaro up for the AA. Cesaro responds by scurrying off and staying alive with a huge Uppercut. Cesaro again looks for the Big Swing but this time Cena counters into a DDT. Cover but Cesaro just manages to kick out. Cena starts to climb in the corner but Cesaro knocks him off to the outside. Cesaro grabs Cena from the apron and in one motion Superplexes Cena from the second rope!! Cover, but Cena kicks out. Cena locks on an STF. Cesaro escapes and starts a Big Swing in the middle of the ring. Cover, but Cena kicks out. Cesaro attempts a Neutralizer but misses, Cena hits a strong slam. Cena dead lifts Cesaro up into an AA for the win. What a match!

Winner: John Cena

Triple H is in the back with Randy Orton. Orton says that he can’t imagine Batista as the face of the company. Back in the Evolution they carried him. Batista is standing right behind Orton. Batista says that Orton isn’t the face of the company, he’s the ass. Del Rio appears as Orton walks away. He admits that Batista is an animal, and then threatens to rip Batista apart at Elimination Chamber. Del Rio is shoved for his efforts.

Renee Young is in the back with Titus O’Neill and tells the WWE Universe that they will soon witness his rise.

Los Matadores & Sin Cara v. The Wyatt Family

Rowan pushes one of the Matadores back into the corner and tags in Harper. Harper utilizes a Gator Roll and then chokes his opponent. Sin Cara comes inside and starts to use his speed. Harper knocks him away and turns his attention to El Torito. Sin Cara isn’t pleased and jumps up for a legscissors. Harper tries to slam him into the ropes but Cara just bounces off and hits a hurricarana. Harper regains his ground and hits a devastating clothesline. Bray asks for the tag. He hits Sister Abigail to finish the match.

Winners: The Wyatt Family

Road Dogg & Billy Gunn come down to the ring and run through their New Age Outlaw introduction. The Usos enter for their match.

Jey Uso v. Billy Gunn

Gunn is backed into the corner. Jey hits a big hip toss and follows with another. Gunn rolls out of the ring. Dogg runs over to give him a pep talk. Back inside Gunn trips up Jey and connects with a couple of punches. Jimmy brings up a fair point on commentary – what is exactly is it that the NAOs refer to when they say you didn’t know?

Back in the ring Gunn says that play time is over. Gunn misses a Fameasser which allows Jey to roll him up for the victory.

Winner: Jey Uso

After the match Jimmy hits Road Dogg with a Superkick. Jey then flies over the top rope onto both men.

Byron Saxton is in the back with Sheamus. He says that winning the Elimination Chamber would be far better than unlimited Guinness.

WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton v. Sheamus

Orton exits the ring at the start. Back inside both men lock up. Orton hits a couple uppercuts to Sheamus responds with a clothesline. Sheamus hits a vertical suplex. Orton again heads out of the ring. Randy gets back inside and dodges a Brogue Kick. Orton takes Sheamus and tosses him shoulder first into the steel post.

Back from the break and Sheamus tosses Orton down to the mat. Sheamus kicks Orton out of the ring. Orton gets back in and tosses Sheamus out. After both men are down being sent in and out of the ring, Orton scrapes Sheamus’ head against his knee. Orton takes Sheamus up to the top rope and hits a couple of headbutts. Sheamus pushes Orton off and climbs to the top rope. Sheamus launches himself into the ring with a battering ram. Orton grabs the top off the announce table. Sheamus is sent through it back first.

Sheamus makes it back into the ring right before the count of ten. Orton proceeds to stomp on him. Sheamus rolls out of the way as Orton goes for a knee drop. Sheamus springs to life with a shoulder thrust. Orton responds with a snap slam. Cover, but Sheamus kicks out. Sheamus blocks a suspended DDT attempt into clubbing blows. Orton makes his way back inside and hits a neckbreaker. Orton takes Sheamus to the apron and hits a suspended DDT. Orton looks for an RKO but is stopped by a trio of Irish Curse Backbreakers. Sheamus sets up for the Brogue Kick.

The Shield runs in from the back and attacks Sheamus.

Winner via DQ: Sheamus

John Cena and then Daniel Bryan make their way to the ring for the save. Christian and Cesaro also hit the ring. The lights go out and The Wyatt Family appears in the ring. Everyone brawls as the show goes off the air.

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