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WWE SUPERSTARS REPORT: TWO MATCHES . . . TWO RAW REBOUNDS; TENSAI/MCGILLICUTTY AND KAITLYN/PHOENIX

By Richard Trionfo on 2012-10-20 20:44:35
This week’s show features the Smackdown brand and your announcers are Josh Mathews and Scott Stanford.

Match Number One: Tensai versus Michael McGillicutty

They stare at each other for a few seconds before locking up and Tensai sends Michael into the turnbuckles. Michael with a waist lock into a side head lock but Tensai picks up Michael and puts him in the corner. Tensai rubs his forearm across the head while asking Michael who he is. Tensai pushes Michael to the mat.

Michael with punches and kicks in the corner. Michael tries to float over on an Irish whip but Tensai catches Michael. Michael gets back to his feet but he runs into a shoulder tackle. Tensai with an elbow drop and he head butts Michael in the corner. The referee warns Tensai and he connects with a clothesline when Michael gets back up but he can only get a near fall.

Tensai works on the neck and he connects with an elbow to the back of the head. Tensai with a hard Irish whip followed by an elbow drop and punches to the back of the head followed by more head butts. Michael with a drop kick to the leg followed by another drop kick and Tensai goes to the floor. Michael with a running knee to send Tensai off the apron.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Tensai with a butterfly suplex for a near fall. Tensai with a knee to the back and then he tries to rearrange Michael’s face. Tensai chokes Michael in the ropes and the referee warns him. Tensai slingshots Michael’s throat into the middle rope and Michael goes to the floor. Tensai brings Michael back into the ring and he sends Michael into the middle turnbuckle.

The referee checks on Michael but Tensai pulls Michael out of the corner and he connects with a series of elbow drops and he gets a near fall. Tensai works on Michael’s neck. Michael with punches but Tensai with a bear hug. Michael claps his hands to get out of the hold. Michael gets his boots up when Tensai charges into the corner but Tensai with an uppercut. Tensai misses a back senton splash.

Michael with a leap frog neck snap followed by a sliding clothesline. Michael goes to the apron and he goes up top. Michael with a cross body for a near fall. Michael with a kick and he tries for the Perfectplex but he cannot get Tensai up. Tensai counters with the Baldo Bomb and then he hits the back senton splash for the three count.

Winner: Tensai

We go to commercial.

We are back with a look back at Raw when CM Punk was going to make the decision about his opponent at Hell in a Cell only to be stopped by Vince McMahon.

Match Number Two: Kaitlyn versus Beth Phoenix

Beth has something to say to Kaitlyn before they lock up and Beth with a waist lock take down. Beth tells Kaitlyn that she will respect her. Beth with a waist lock but Kaitlyn with a wrist lock and she sends Beth to the mat with an arm wringer. Beth with a hammer lock. Kaitlyn backs Beth into the ropes and Kaitlyn with a clean break.

Beth throws Kaitlyn through the ropes to the floor and Beth poses for the crowd. Kaitlyn returns to the ring and she takes Beth down with a double leg take down and she punches Beth. Beth pulls Kaitlyn to the floor and she takes Kaitlyn down with a shoulder tackle. Beth sends Kaitlyn back into the ring.

Beth goes up top and we go to commercial.

We are back and Beth with a rear chin lock and her knee in Kaitlyn’s back. Kaitlyn with forearms and Kaitlyn picks up Beth but Beth with elbows to Kaitlyn. Kaitlyn with a cross body for a near fall. Beth with a kick to the injured ankle and then she chokes Kaitlyn in the ropes. Beth stands on Kaitlyn’s midsection to affect Kaitlyn’s breathing during the match.

Beth puts Kaitlyn in the tree of woe and Beth picks up Kaitlyn and drops her into the bottom turnbuckle and Beth gets a near fall. Beth with a seated abdominal stretch. Kaitlyn backs Beth into the turnbuckles but Beth with a kick. Beth misses an elbow drop but Kaitlyn with a drop kick for a near fall. Kaitlyn slides into the ring and gets a near fall with a sunset flip.

Kaitlyn with forearms to Beth followed by a flying shoulder tackle for a near fall. Beth kicks Kaitlyn and follows that with a snap mare and reverse chin lock. Beth with an Irish whip and she sends Kaitlyn to the apron. Beth with a forearm to stop Kaitlyn on the turnbuckles and Beth presses Kaitlyn over her head. Kaitlyn escapes and lands on her feet. Kaitlyn uses the ropes for momentum to get a sunset flip and the three count.

Winner: Kaitlyn

We go to commercial.

We are back with the Raw Rebound of the final segment of the show when we found out that Ryback would be CM Punk’s opponent at Hell in a Cell.

We go to credits.