Miz tells the referee that he is going to leave but Ryback pulls Miz into the ring.
The match starts thanks to the referee and he starts to march in place. Ryback sends Miz to the floor and Ryback follows. Ryback blocks a kick and he pushes Miz back into the corner. Ryback sets for a power slam but Miz escapes. He does not escape a boot and then he slams Mizâ€™ head into the mat.
Ryback winds up for a lariat but Miz moves and then he runs into Ryback and Miz hits the mat while Ryback does not move. Miz drops Ryback on the top rope and then Miz goes up top but Ryback catches Miz and then hits a spinebuster.
Ryback sets for the lariat and he connects. Ryback gets Miz up for the marching muscle buster and he gets the three count.
We go to the latest Be A Star event in Hartford.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Eve Torres is on the phone and she wonders who AJ hasnâ€™t been fraternizing with. She mentions Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, and Kane. Then Eve mentions Zack Ryder and Primo as possible partners. Kaitlyn stops by and she wants to know why Eve is throwing stones. Kaitlyn mentions that AJ did not have anyone attack someone.
Kaitlyn says that she has proof of the photo on Eveâ€™s iPad. Eve says that she is going to go to Booker about this. Kaitlyn tells Eve to drop the nice girl act because she is still the same conniving witch. Eve slaps Kaitlyn but Kaitlyn fights back. Layla breaks it up and then Layla joins in when Eve attacks her.
Josh Mathews is with a Sheamus Brawlinâ€™ Buddy and he mentions the main event. Josh brings in Sheamus. Sheamus says that it burns easily. Josh asks Sheamus about the lumberjack match. He says that the only thing that makes a champion versus champion match more interesting is the unpredictability and the chaos.
Josh asks if the lumberjack match will have a negative effect on Sundayâ€™s match. He doesnâ€™t let his matches interfere with what is ahead of him. Sheamus holds up his Brawlinâ€™ Buddy for Show and Show punches it.
Show says that he will do the same thing on Sunday and he will win the World Championship. He tells Sheamus to get serious.
Match Number Five: Daniel Bryan versus Dolph Ziggler
They lock up and Bryan works on the arm and he tries to get Ziggler to the mat. Ziggler goes for the arm but Bryan with an arm bar take down. Bryan with a waist lock but Ziggler with a cravate. Bryan with an arm drag but he misses a kick when Ziggler moves.
Ziggler with a kick to the midsection followed by a punch to the head and then to the ribs. Ziggler punches Bryan and kicks him. Ziggler with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot from Bryan. Ziggler tries for an Oâ€™Connor Roll in the corner but Bryan holds on to the turnbuckles. Ziggler with a drop kick followed by a kick to the back.
Ziggler with a neck breaker on Bryan. Bryan avoids a suplex and he tries for the No Lock. Bryan catches Ziggler on a leap frog and he tries to stretch Ziggler and then he drives the knees into the mat. Bryan with a dragon screw leg whip and then he tries for a figure four leg lock but Ziggler kicks Bryan off and into the turnbuckles.
Ziggler with punches to Bryan. Bryan with an insider cradle into a figure four leg lock but Ziggler gets to the ropes. Bryan kicks Ziggler on the apron. Bryan with a forearm to Ziggler followed by a shoulder. Bryan tries for a second shoulder but Ziggler with a knee and then he suplexes Bryan over the top rope to the floor.
Kaneâ€™s pyro goes off and he makes his way to the ring as we go to commercial.
We are back and Ziggler with a reverse chin lock. Bryan with punches but Ziggler with a kick. Bryan flips over Ziggler in the corner and he hits a flying clothesline. Bryan with a running drop kick into the corner for a near fall. Bryan with Kicks of No but he misses a kick with the right leg. Ziggler misses a Zig Zag and Bryan goes for the No Lock.
Ziggler and Bryan get near falls. Ziggler with a sleeper but Bryan escapes. Ziggler with a DDT for a near fall. Ziggler punches Bryan in the corner. Ziggler goes for a splash into the corner but Bryan moves and Ziggler hits the ring post and he goes to the floor. Bryan with a suicide dive onto Ziggler and someone hits the ringside barrier.
Ziggler with an X Factor from the top turnbuckles and both men are down. Ziggler can only get a near fall. Ziggler pushes Bryan to the mat but Bryan with a drop kick to the knee. Bryan with a round kick to the head but Bryan is unable to get up.
Kane gets the crowd to chant â€˜YESâ€™ and Bryan yells â€˜NOâ€™. That allows Ziggler to hit a Zig Zag from the turnbuckles for the three count.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
After the match, Kane comes into the ring to check on his tag team partner and wonders why the man who am the Tag Team Champions would not want his support.
Matt Striker tries to stop the bickering because he has a surprise from Vickie Guerrero. Vickie has put them in a â€˜Therapeutic Game Showâ€™. This the Newly Tag Game. Matt will be the host. Their opponents on Sunday will be their opponents for this game show.
We go to commercial.
We are back with an Earlier Tonight Moment of Vickie Guerrero being put in charge of Raw.
We are back with the first new feature of the Guerrero Era: The Newly Tag Game with your host Matt â€˜I will quit if I have to ask about making whoopeeâ€™ Striker.
It is a way for partners to better get to know each other.
Team Number One is Kane and Daniel Bryan. Daniel Bryan introduces himself and he says that he does not have a goat face and he is the most dangerous Vegan. He also says that he AM the Tag team Champions. Kane introduces himself. He says that he likes long walks on the beach, rainbows, and puppies. Matt asks him if that is true and Kane says Hell No. Bryan says that Kane does love rainbows.
It is time to mean Team Number Two, Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow.
Damien refuses to participate in such facetious tomfoolery. What is happening in the ring is the putrification of this society that they are trying to eradicate. They will not be part of such foolishness.
Cody tells everyone â€˜what he saidâ€™. Cody says that everyone will know them as well as he knows Damien when they win the Tag Team Titles on Sunday.
Damien tells them â€˜youâ€™re welcomeâ€™.
Kane says that the game show is a bust.
Matt declares Daniel and Kane the winners by forfeit. Kane goes after Striker and he realizes that he should leave the ring.
Matt tells Kane and Daniel that he wishes he could wish them luck on Sunday, but he doesnâ€™t. Matt backs into the Big Show and he throws Striker down.
Big Show makes his way to the ring for his match with Kane.
Match Number Six: Kane versus Big Show
The match is joined in progress and we see footage from the commercial break when Show sent Kane to the floor. Show misses the Shhhh chop after calling someone a hobbit. Kane with two clotheslines into the corner but Show with a spear. Show mocks Bryanâ€™s â€˜Yesâ€™ chant the way that AJ used to do it.
Show with forearms to Kane but Kane with kicks. Show with head butts but Kane with punches. Show with a slam and elbow drop and he gets a near fall. Show punches Kane in the ribs. Show with a head butt to Kane. Show with a bear hug. Kane tries to get his hands inside to escape the hold but Show gets a near fall after Kane failed to get Show up for a slam. Show chokes Kane in the ropes.
Kan with punches to Show but Show with a punch to the midsection. They go back and forth with punches. Kane hits a DDT but Show kicks out. Kane goes up top for the clothesline and he hits it. Kane gets a near fall. Kane signals for a choke slam but the men who will try to be the Tag Team Champions make their way to the stage.
Show punches Kane and Kane goes down and Show gets the three count.
Winners: Big Show
After the match, Sandow and Rhodes attack Daniel Bryan on the floor and send him into the ring. Rhodes hits Cross Rhodes on Bryan.
AJ Lee is in the back with Santino Marella and he tells AJ that he thinks she did a good job.
John Cena stops by and he tells her that if there is anything that she needs, he is there for her.
AJ says that she cannot believe this. She did not think she should be let go for this. Vickie says that she was having an affair.
Cena tells AJ to tell him the name so we can have it worked out. AJ says that it was Cena.
Cena says that it was a business dinner.
They hug and Cena says that he will take care of this.
We go to commercial.
We are back with more photos from Egypt.
John Cena wants to know how Vince could believe the bogus story from Vickie about him and AJ and she gets AJâ€™s job.
Vince says that there was some incriminating evidence.
Cena says that it was a business dinner.
Vince says that if it wasnâ€™t this, it would be something else. He says that Vickie is probably an interim thing. He doesnâ€™t even know what the title means.
Vince drives away.
Match Number Seven: Alberto Del Rio (
Del Rio kicks and punches Ryder. Del Rio with a kick to the ribs. Ryder with punches but Del Rio with a kick and suplex for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick to the ribs and another near fall. Ryder with a sunset flip for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick to Ryder for a near fall.
Del Rio with an arm bar but Ryder with forearms. Del Rio with a head butt but he misses a splash into the corner. Ryder with a clothesline followed by a back elbow. Ryder with knees when Del Rio charges into the corner. Ryder signals for the Broski Boot but Del Rio moves and then he puts Ryderâ€™s arm in the ropes and he kicks it. Del Rio with a kick to the shoulder.
Del Rio floats over into the cross arm breaker and Ziggler taps out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio takes his time releasing the hold.
Del Rio asks Randy if he liked that. He says that he will cut his head off at Hell in a Cell. Del Rio reapplies the cross arm breaker on Ryder while telling â€˜Randyâ€™ to tap. He says that he is the new Apex Predator.
Ricardo calls out Albertoâ€™s name for a while and then Del Rio finally releases the hold.
Del Rio does the Orton pose on the ropes.
Vickie Guerrero has someone remove AJâ€™s stuff from the office. John Cena tells Vickie to cut the crap.
Vickie reminds John that she is the managing supervisor.
Cena says that he is being polite and he will call her a backstabber. He says that it was a business dinner.
Vickie says that perception is reality. Vickie reminds John that he asked AJ out on Raw. They went out. She tells Cena that he cost AJ her job.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Josh Mathews is with Dolph Ziggler in the interview area. Dolph wants to know what is up with the AJ thing. He thought she was a good egg. You cannot put your hands on someone like Vickie Guerrero. You know that AJ was fraternizing with superstars and then she lays her hands on Vickie Guerrero again. There is one person who is at fault for all of this. John Cena. You would have thought that AJ would have had better taste.
It is time for a Ryback video package.
Paul Heyman tells Punk not to let that get into his head.
Punk says it is not getting into his head. This is the disrespect he is talking about. He is now put in a champion versus champion lumberjack match. He is missing AJ.
Paul tells Punk that when Raw goes on the air, everyone will be faced with the facts that he beat Ryback at Hell in a Cell. On Monday, he will be the reigning and defending WWE champion. He will be the best in the world.
It is time for everyone from the back to make their way to the ring to be lumberjacks. No one is wearing flannel or carrying axes.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Eight: CM Punk (with Paul Heyman) versus Sheamus in the Largest Lumberjack Match in the history of the longest running weekly episode show in television history that is also a rematch of the debut episode of WWE Main Event
They lock up and Punk with a waist lock but Sheamus with a standing switch and take down but Punk with a front face lock. Sheamus with a clean break. Punk with a kick and then he sends Sheamus to the floor but the lumberjacks part like the Red Sea. He returns to the ring and Sheamus blocks a punch. Sheamus with an atomic drop and he sends Punk to the floor.
The lumberjacks send Punk back into the ring and Sheamus with knee drops. Sheamus with a side head lock take down. Sheamus with another side head lock take down. Punk with shoulders in the corner followed by a head butt to the abdomen.
Sheamus avoids a neck breaker and he connects with a shoulder tackle. Sheamus with a slam followed by an elbow drop. Punk with a kick and Sheamus clotheslines Punk over the top rope and they send Punk back into the ring. Sheamus with a back breaker and he gets a near fall. Punk goes to the apron and Sheamus tries for the crossfaces in the ropes. Sheamus connects with a few but Punk with a stunner followed by a springboard clothesline for a near fall.
We go to commercial with Punk sending Sheamus to the floor. He is on the bad side of the tracks so they attack Sheamus and send him back into the ring.
We are back and Punk with a side head lock. Sheamus with punches to Punk in the corner. We see footage during the commercial when Sheamus hit the ring post and went to the floor. Back to the live action and Punk with a key lock. Sheamus gets Punk on his shoulders but Punk gets back to his feet and he sends Sheamus to the floor. The lumberheels attack Sheamus. The lumberfaces try to protect Sheamus and we have a Demilitarized Zone of Lumberjacks.
Punk with a neck breaker followed by a double sledge from up top followed by an elbow from the turnbuckles. Punk goes up top again but you donâ€™t do a move a third time and Sheamus with a punch to the midsection. Sheamus with more punches. Punk with a knee to the midsection followed by a kick that returns Sheamus to the mat.
Punk with a slam and he goes up top and teases the big elbow drop but he jumps to the mat and drops a regular elbow drop. Punk with a neck breaker for a near fall. Punk with a reverse chin lock on Sheamus. Sheamus punches Punk and hits two double sledges followed by a running clothesline into the corner followed by a firemanâ€™s carry slam.
Sheamus gets Punk on the apron and he connects with the ten crossfaces. Sheamus suplexes Punk back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Sheamus with a running shoulder into the corner but Punk with a leg lariat to counter the knee lift.
Punk sets for the knee into the corner but Sheamus grabs Punk. Punk tries for a sunset flip but Sheamus holds on. Punk with the running knee followed by a short arm clothesline for a near fall. Punk goes up top but Sheamus with forearms to Punkâ€™s back. Sheamus with a superplex and a near fall.
Sheamus sets for the uranage backbreaker but Punk gets Sheamus on his shoulders. Punk with a drop toe hold into the turnbuckles and Punk with a near fall. Punk with a round kick and he gets a near fall. Punk goes up top for the elbow drop but Sheamus moves. Sheamus with the uranage back breaker for a near fall.
Sheamus tries for the Cloverleaf but Punk escapes the hold and Sheamus goes over the top rope to the floor. Sheamus fights off the lumberjacks. Sheamus hits White Noise and then he looks around for the Brogue Kick set up and Sheamus gives Cesaro a Brogue Kick. Sheamus gives a Brogue Kick to Jinder Mahal. Big Show grabs Sheamus and choke slams him. Punk gets the three count.
Winner: CM Punk
After the match, Ryback comes to the ring and he hits a back breaker followed by a power slam after Punk is returned to the ring. Punk goes to the floor but he is sent back into the ring and Ryback with a power bomb. Punk goes to the floor again and Ryback gets him again and he presses Punk over his head and he tosses Punk onto the lumberheels.
We go to credits.