We are live from Charlotte, North Carolina and your announcers are Jim ‘Did someone mention what happened in the Notre Dame/Oklahoma game during Hell in a Cell’ Ross and Michael ‘Where are the Tony Chimmel guys’ Cole.
CM Punk does what he has done for the last three hundred forty-four days as he holds the WWE Championship. CM Punk’s ribs are bandaged and he limps to the ring while Paul Heyman holds the title over his head.
Punk says that they all thought that he was unbeatable. You all said it couldn’t be done. You all thought . . . you all knew that he would be just another victim left in a trail of bodies by the monster Ryback. Punk says that he proved you all wrong.
Punk tells Jim Ross that he was wrong. He tells Cole that he was wrong. He tells the Spanish announcers that they were wrong. Punk goes around the ring and points out how everyone was wrong. He proved everyone wrong. For 344 days, he has proven everyone wrong. Since day one he has been proving everyone wrong. He has defeated every one of their heroes. He has survived everything that they have thrown at him.
Rey thought that he could fly at his expense, but he caught him out of the sky and put him to sleep. The Apex Predator of Raw said that he would send him to the hospital but he proved that the Anaconda Vice was stronger than the Viper.
There is the resident Superman in John Cena, but time and time again, he has beaten John and showed him what kryptonite is.
As far as Ryback is concerned, he is not in the conversation.
Punk wants to talk about his monumental victory, which should be applauded. The victory has been shrouded in controversy. Punk has been blamed for getting a referee to put his hands on Ryback. Punk says that he had nothing to do with it.
Punk says that he was on Ryback’s shoulders and he thought he was going to get Shellshock, but he was shocked. The only thing that he is guilty of is taking advantage of a situation caused by a rogue official.
Punk says that the official’s name is Brad Maddox. Punk says that Brad was hired by former General Manager AJ Lee, so that shows that he is incompetent. He wonders if Brad was returning the favor for costing him in a match a few months ago. Punk says that he had nothing to do with it.
Punk says that you can hate him, but the list goes on and on. Triple H . . . Vince McMahon. The entire TitanTower machine has tried to erase him from the record books, but he is unerasable. He can proudly say that now he looks at Ryback in a completely different way. Ryback is in his rear view mirror because he is done. There is no rematch.
Mick Foley’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring and Punk says that he will not be interrupted.
Punk says that it is the homeless man who has been displaced by the storms in the northeast.
Foley likes how Punk makes light of the situation. Foley says that 24 hours ago, he was left splattered on top of the cell after Shellshock by Ryback.
Punk wants to know why Mick is here. The last time Mick was on television, he got his ass kicked by Punk. He thinks that Foley is out here to embarrass him.
Foley says that he did not come out in . . . Charlottte, North Carolina to embarrass him. Punk did enough to embarrass himself inside the cell.
Punk wants to know if Foley is here to judge him.
Foley says that he gave Punk a choice last month to see if he would be a legend or a statistic. Foley says that Punk blew it.
Punk shows the scars and he says that is the tradition that he earned. Punk says that this is what Foley’s tradition does to its stars.
Punk says that if Foley wants to bark to him about tradition. He says that 344 days shows tradition. Punk says that they have a traditional Survivor Series match. Team Foley against Team Punk.
Foley thinks about it and Punk is on.
Punk says that whoever Foley picks . . .
We are interrupted by Ryback’s music and he makes his way to the ring and he is on a mission. Punk waits for Ryback but he leaves the ring.
We go to commercial.
Match Number One: Ryback versus JTG
Ryback grabs JTG and sends him to the mat. Ryback with a slam. Ryback with an Irish whip but he misses a splash into the corner. Ryback with a Thesz Press and he slams JTG’s head into the mat while he calls JTG stupid. Ryback with a lariat and it is time for some Shellshock and the three count.
After the match, Josh Mathews asks Ryback if he has an appetite for revenge. Ryback takes the mic and he says that revenge is a confession of pain. He is not hurt, he is hungry. When feasts again, it will be on CM Punk.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Randy Orton versus Wade Barrett in a Rematch from Smackdown Match
They lock up and Barrett with a clean break. They lock up again and Barrett with a side head lock. Orton with a drop kick and Barrett goes to the floor. Orton follows but misses a clothesline. Barrett focuses his attack on the injured arm and he tries to slam the arm into the ring steps but Orton stops him and Orton sends Barrett into the ring steps and the announce table.
They return to the ring and Orton with the Garvin Stomp followed by a knee drop. Barrett with punches but Orton with elbows. Barrett with more punches. Orton avoids a big boot and Randy clotheslines Barrett to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Barrett works on the wrist and shoulder. We see footage from the commercial break when Orton’s shoulder was sent into the ring post. Orton with head butts and Barrett fires back with a knee to the midsection. Barrett with a near fall. Barrett slams the injured arm into the mat.
Barrett with a hammer lock and he sends Orton into the turnbuckles. Barrett with an arm wringer for a near fall. Barrett puts Orton in the ropes and continues to work on the arm before connecting with knees to Orton and then he connects with a running boot and Orton goes down on the apron.
Barrett with a near fall and then he returns to the arm bar. Orton with a snap mare and two clotheslines followed by a missed clothesline from Barrett. Orton with a powerslam. Barrett goes to the apron but Orton gets Barrett into the IEDDT position and he hits it.
Orton looks around and he twists to the mat. Barrett avoids the RKO and Barrett with the Blackpool Slam for a near fall. Barrett gets ready for the Souvenir but Orton ducks it and hits the RKO for the three count.
Winner: Randy Orton
AJ is in Vickie’s office and Vickie enters. She says that she asked AJ to come here tonight to explain her affair with John Cena. AJ says that they were just friends. Vickie says that the board has considered bringing AJ back as a Diva. Vickie says that she needs to see if AJ can succeed under her administration.
AJ apologizes to Vickie. She wants to compete.
Vickie asks AJ what she considers to be her biggest weakness. AJ says that she can become too emotionally attached to her job.
Vickie asks AJ if she is telling her that she is crazy. Vickie says that she wants one good reason why she should give AJ a contract. We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Daniel Bryan and Kane versus Darren Young and Titus O’Neil
Bryan and Young start things off and they lock up. Young with forearms and then Bryan with a dragon screw leg whip. Bryan with kicks to Young and Kane tags himself in. Young drops Kane’s arm on the ropes but Kane with an uppercut. Kane with an Irish whip and splash into the corner. Bryan tags in.
Bryan with the running drop kick into the corner. Kane is unable to tag himself in because Bryan is too fast. We get a duck season/rabbit season deal and Titus tags in and hits a running shoulder to Bryan and then he slams Bryan and barks. Bryan with punches and kicks. Titus pushes Bryan to the mat and hits a power slam for a near fall.
Young tags back in and they hit a double shoulder and then Young with a rear chin lock. Bryan with elbows and forearms. Young with a knee followed by belly-to-back attempt but Bryan lands on his feet and he hits a flying clothesline. Kane tags in and he punches Young in the corner. Kane with a side slam for a near fall. Kane knocks Titus off the apron.
Young with forearms to Kane but Kane with a choke slam. Kane pushes Titus over the top rope to the floor. Bryan tags in and he applies the No Lock on Young and Darren taps out.
Winners: Daniel Bryan and Kane
After the match, Bryan celebrates being the tag team champions. Kane signals for his pyro and Kane takes back one of the belts as they argue over who am the tag team champions.
Vickie Guerrero is walking in the back as we go to commercial.
We are back with an Earlier Tonight Moment with CM Punk’s comments about the actions of Brad Maddox. Then we see Mick Foley’s challenge for Survivor Series.
Michael mentions that Brad Maddox was brought in when Raw was extended to three hours. We see Brad Maddox missing Punk’s foot on the ropes and he gave a victory in a tag match to John Cena.
Vickie Guerrero makes her way to the ring and she says that she is here to reassure everyone that this is a new era of Monday Night Raw. It will have integrity and credibility. All week, she promised that she would bring forth hard evidence that John Cena and AJ Lee have an inappropriate relationship. Tonight, she has kept her promise.
Vickie brings out John Cena.
John thanks everyone for putting up with this. Her actions last week were outrageous. John mentions Vickie’s claim that she has proof. He is here to clear things up.
Vickie shows footage of John Cena asking AJ out on a date three weeks ago on Raw.
John mentions some of the other things he has said in the ring. Cena says that they were jokes.
Vickie laughs awkwardly and then we see what happened last week. We see a super duper slow mo of the hug between Cena and AJ.
Cena says that AJ just lost her job because of Vickie. It was a job that AJ never thought she would have. It was a job that AJ lost because of Vickie’s allegations. He was being a good friend and he was trying to console her.
Vickie asks John if good friends meet for intimate dinners. We see a photo of John and AJ at dinner. John says that it was something that he told everyone about.
Vickie says that John is pathetic and he has an answer for everything.
We see footage at a hotel when AJ entered the same elevator as John.
Vickie tries to come up with the conversation between AJ and John as they entered an elevator together.
John says that AJ was looking for Vickie and he told AJ not to confront Vickie because it was a bad idea.
Vickie wants to know if it is humanly possible to enter into an elevator together and not do something.
John says that he walked AJ to her door and that was it.
Vickie insults AJ and John tells Vickie to stop. Cena says that AJ is resilient and more attractive than Vickie.
Vickie tries her attempt at impeaching Cena and Cena gets a little tongue tied.
Dolph Ziggler’s music plays and he comes out. He says that we have seen enough to draw our own conclusion. Because of John’s inability to control his sophomoric urges, everyone sees Cena for what he is.
Cena grabs Ziggler by the collar and tells him never to mention his name and AJ’s in the same sentence again. Cena pushes Ziggler to the mat and leaves.
We go to commercial.
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