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It is the Kickoff Show for the Survivor Series and your host is Josh Mathews. He is joined by his panelists Mick Foley, Booker T, and Bret Hart.
Josh mentions that Bret was in the first Survivor Series and the most infamous Survivor Series. Bret says that he is looking forward to the WWE Title match. It will be a cobra trying to take down a mastodon. We will see if Randy can win on his own.
Mick says that he is looking forward to the World Title Match. Is John Cena ready? He might have won at Hell in a Cell, but can he win tonight.
Booker T says that he is looking forward to the traditional Survivor Series Match.
Booker says that Kofi was left high and dry on Monday. Things will be hot tonight. Mick says that he made Miz the hero of his Christmas book last year because Miz was a jerk. He is looking forward to seeing that Miz. Bret agrees with Miz and he says that Miz has turned a corner.
Booker says that Miz knows exactly what it takes to win.
We go to the Social Media Lounge and Renee Young is your hostess. Renee wants people to submit their dream team for Survivor Series. Renee tell us her dream team and it is Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, William Regal, Trish Stratus, and the Gobbledygooker.
Mick wants to make sure that no one says the name of the Gobbledygooker again tonight.
We take a look back at Raw when Alberto Del Rio thought he was going to take advantage of John Cena, but it was John who was taking advantage of the opportunity.
Bret says that the condition of John’s arm is what matters. Everyone underestimates John and he finds a way to win. John is the only one who knows how bad his arm is.
Booker says that John overcame all of the odds. Booker says that John is on a fast track to recovery. If he makes one mistake, Alberto could snap the arm.
Mick says that it might not be a physical vulnerability, it could be an emotional one. John does not want to be booed in his home town.
Booker mentions that bad things can happen in someone’s home town.
The Usos are getting ready for their match and they are joined by Goldust. He tells the Usos they are not using the right paint. Cody says that they all look ready. Rey asks if they are ready. Everyone says that they are ready. Rey says that their fathers are going to be very proud. Goldust says that it is not about five individuals. Cody says that they need to be a team that needs to survive.
Bret talks about the way to take advantage of the situation and it includes quick tags and changing things up. You need to focus on the weak link of your opponents.
Mick says that everyone needs to execute individually, but also as a team. You have two sets of brothers in this match.
Booker agrees with Cody that you have to act as a team.
Mick says that if he was on the other team, he would consider Rey to be the weak link.
Booker says that Rey should never be considered a weak link.
Renee Young is with CM Punk and Daniel Bryan. Daniel says that Luke and Erick are tough competitors but they are ruthless and violent. Daniel says that they are also ruthless and violent, but they can also be unreasonable. Daniel says that they like challenges and they have been dealing with them since they entered this company.
Punk says that Bray is a weird cat and he has two goons who like to use parlor tricks and speak in circles. Punk says that they are not afraid of people in masks. People say that the Wyatt Family have bitten off more than they can chew because they are facing the Greatest of All Teams. He tells everyone to get ready.
Mick talks about seeing Punk and Bryan wrestling in front of hundreds and now they are here at the Survivor Series.
Booker says that Punk and Bryan are two of the biggest stars despite what Hunter might say.
We go to ringside for Jerry Lawler, John Layfield, and Michael Cole who will be doing the commentary for tonight’s show.
John says the Wyatts will be facing two huge egos tonight.
Kickoff Show Match Number One: Miz versus Kofi Kingston
Miz offers his hand to Kofi but Kofi refuses at first but he does shake hands. They lock up and Kofi with a waist lock and Miz with a hammer lock into a side head lock. Miz with a shoulder tackle. Kofi with two leap frogs but Kofi anticipates the back elbow and Miz gets a near fall with a rollup. Kofi with a crucifix cover for a near fall. Miz with a rollup for a near fall. Kofi and Miz continue to exchange near falls.
Miz with a backslide for a near fall. Kofi with a back slide for a near fall. Miz with a monkey flip followed by a reverse atomic drop. Miz tries for the figure four but Kofi avoids it. Kofi misses Trouble in Paradise. Kofi with a kick and clothesline that sends Miz over the top rope to the floor. Kofi with a suicide dive.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Kofi with a half nelson and chin lock. Miz with punches and a head butt. Kofi with a cross body for a near fall. Kofi leaps into the corner and he punches Miz but Miz sends Kofi to the apron and Miz with a boot to the head and Kofi is down on the apron.
Miz pulls Kofi back into the ring to get a near fall. Miz with knees to the back followed by a boot to the head and Miz gets a near fall. Miz with a rear chin lock. Kofi with punches but Miz with a knee. Miz is sent over the top rope and Miz goes to the apron. Miz slides under and tries for a sunset flip but Kofi counters with a double stomp.
Kofi with chops followed by a drop kick and a flying clothesline. Kofi sets for the Boom drop and he hits it. Kofi sets for Trouble in Paradise but Miz ducks. Kofi with a rollup for a near fall. Miz with a back breaker but Kofi with SOS for a near fall.
Miz drops Kofi’s thigh on the top rope and Miz sets for the figure four but Kofi with an inside cradle for a near fall. Miz charges into a pendulum kick and Kofi goes up top for a cross body but Kofi can only get a near fall. Kofi with a kick to the chest.
Kofi with a second kick to the chest. Kofi thinks about a third but Miz avoids him and Miz tries for the Skull Crushing Finale but Kofi counters with a rollup for a near fall. Miz with a rollup counter for the three count.
After the match, Miz offers his hand to Kofi and Kofi slaps Miz.
We go to the Social Media Lounge and Renee Young. She reads off some of the Twitter selections for their dream teams.
Josh asks Bret if Randy will be the face of the WWE after tonight. He says that Randy believes it and now he thinks he can do it on his own. There are two sides to this. On one side he is being a spoiled baby and on the other he is someone who can get it done.
Mick says that it is time for Orton to step up like the man who wants to be the face of the company.
Booker calls Randy a diamond in the rough and he knows that Randy can do it.
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