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WWE RAW REPORT: AN ANIMAL IS COMING BACK; CAN WE KEEP OUR CHRISTMAS GIFTS?; 12 DIVAS IN ACTION; 2 SIX MAN TAG MATCHES; WHO FACES BIG E LANGSTON NEXT WEEK; AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2013-12-23 23:01:23
Mark Henry starts off with a poem. He reads Twas the Raw Before Christmas. Damien Sandow intersperses his negativity towards the holiday while Mark brings the positive to Christmas.

We are in Austin, Texas and your announcers are John ‘Scrooge’ Layfield and Michael ‘Tiny Tim’ Cole.

There are Christmas trees and gifts all over the arena.

Triple H, Kane, one of the Principal Owners of WWE Stephanie McMahon, and an elf make their way to the ring.

Triple H welcomes us to a Very Raw Christmas. It is a special time of year. It is for sharing, family, and giving back. Hunter says that they have their employees volunteer at soup kitchens because it warms their hearts.

Stephanie says that they would rather be nowhere else than with their extended family. They want to make sure that they have a very Merry Christmas.

Hunter says that the holidays will be in the balance with Bad Santa facing Good Santa.

Stephanie says that the Wyatt Family will face Cody Rhodes, Goldust, and Daniel Bryan.

Hunter says the main event The Shield will face CM Punk, Big E Langston, and John Cena.

Hunter wishes everyone a Merry Christmas, but he is interrupted by Randy Orton.

Randy wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday. He thanks Stephanie and Triple H for supporting him when he needed it the most, during his quest to be WWE World Champion. He won on his own, but he had the faith of Hunter and Stephanie to help him.

Randy says that he has a Christmas gift for The Authority. What to do you give to the couple that has it all. It is a one of a kind big ticket item. It even comes wrapped in a Golden Bow. It is the WWE World Champion.

He thanks them for giving him a well needed night off.

Orton hugs Stephanie and Hunter and Kane looks like he wanted to be part of the hug. Kane summons the Christmas pyro.

Match Number One: Summer Rae, Vickie Guerrero, Aksana, Kaitlyn, Tamina Snuka, and Alicia Fox versus Natalya, Eva Marie, Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Naomi, and Cameron in a Jingle Belles Match

Nikki and Tamina start things off and Nikki with a side head lock and head scissors take down. Kaitlyn tags in and she misses a charge into the corner and Eva Marie tags in. Kaitlyn sends Eva to the mat and she tags in Summer but Eva sends her to the mat. Naomi tags in and she snap mares Summer but avoids a sliding clothesline.

Alicia tags in and Naomi with a head scissors and wrist lock. Cameron tags in and they hit a double suplex and then they hit a double split leg drop. Nikki with a flying clothesline but Alicia with a Northern Lights suplex. Vickie is tagged in and she spanks Brie but Vickie tags in Aksana who falls victim to a rollup for a near fall.

Natalya tags in and gets a near fall with a rollup. Aksana with a kick and elbow drop but Brie breaks it up. Everyone gets in the ring for a moment and Natalya with a discus clothesline to Aksana. The Total Divas for a pinwheel of doom for multiple person clotheslines to their opponents.

Natalya with a Sharpshooter to Aksana and Aksana taps out.

Winners: Natalya, Eva Marie, Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Naomi, and Cameron

We go to commercial.

We are back and Sin Cara is in the Goldman Box. He says that his Christmas wish is to entertain the WWE Universe like he has never done before. He has a gift for Curtis Axel too. A big ‘L’.

Match Number Two: Curtis Axel versus Sin Cara

The lights go down and they lock up with Axel applying a side head lock. Axel with a single leg take down and a slap to the back of the head. Cara with a slap to the back followed by a kick. Cara with a head scissors that sends Axel to the floor. Axel trips Sin Cara on the apron. Axel with a shoulder that sends Cara to the floor.

Axel runs Cara’s back into the ring post. Axel with punches to Cara followed by a front face lock. Axel turns it into a waist lock. Axel with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Cara with a rollup for a near fall. Axel with a drop kick for a near fall. Axel rubs Cara’s mask in the mat and Axel returns to the waist lock.

Cara with an elbow but Axel with a forearm to the back. Cara lands on his feet on a suplex attempt. After a series of standing switches, Cara sends Axel through the ropes to the floor and Cara with a senton onto Axel.

Cara with a cross body for a near fall. Cara with a head scissors and then he hits a handspring back elbow. Axel with a clothesline to the back of the head for a near fall. Cara goes up top for a Swanton and he connects for the three count.

Winner: Sin Cara

We take a look at last week’s Smackdown when Daniel Bryan could not be part of the six man tag match in the main event because of the Wyatt Family’s attack. We did have a three on two match and we have highlights.

We see the Damien Sandow as Santa segment that aired last week where he threatened to cancel Christmas.

We are back and so will Batista, on January 20th.

We see footage from earlier today when Wade Barrett was in downtown Austin collecting donations for a ‘good cause’.

We take a look at the problems between the Wyatt Family and Daniel Bryan.

Match Number Three: Goldust, Cody Rhodes, and Daniel Bryan versus Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan, and Luke Harper

Cody and Rowan start things off. Rowan with a kick and forearm followed by a head butt. Rowan tries for a slam but Cody escapes and gets his boots up. Cody with a missile drop kick and Goldust tags in and he gets a near fall. Goldust with a wrist lock but Rowan backs him into the corner. Goldust sends Rowan into the turnbuckles and Bryan tags in.

Bryan with kicks to the chest and leg. Rowan pushes Bryan to the mat but Bryan with a waist lock and Cody tags in. Cody with punches and he tags in Goldust. They punch Rowan in the midsection and Goldust with a side head lock. Rowan backs Goldust into the corner and Harper tags in.

Harper with a rake of the eyes and then he connects with a forearm and European uppercut. Harper with an Irish whip but he misses a charge and Goldust with punches. Harper does not go over on a snap mare and Cody tags in. Cody with a drop kick to Harper and Bryan tags in.

Bryan with kicks to Harper’s leg but Harper with an uppercut. Harper with another uppercut followed by an Irish whip. Harper misses a boot in the corner and he is put in the tree of woe. Bryan with kicks to the chest followed by a baseball slide to the head. Bryan wants Bray to tag in and we go to commercial.

We are back and Rowan with an elbow drop to Cody for a near fall. Rowan runs Cody into the turnbuckles and he tags Harper in. Harper with an elbow in the corner and applies a front face lock. Harper with a side head lock and Cody with punches but Harper with a punch. Cody with a flying clothesline and both men are down. Goldust tags in and hits a few clotheslines followed by a drop down uppercut and reverse atomic drop and kick to the head. Goldust punches Harper in the corner.

Harper with an Irish whip but Goldust with a boot and a rana from the turnbuckles. Goldust punches Rowan but Harper with a boot to the head and Goldust goes down. Wyatt tags in and he connects with a series of elbow drops and a punch to the midsection and uppercut.

Wyatt kicks Goldust and then he hits a splash in the corner. Wyatt looks at Goldust from a skewed perspective and he kicks Goldust in the head. Harper tags in and Goldust is choked in the ropes. Harper walks across the chest but he misses an elbow drop. Harper knocks Cody and Bryan off the apron and then he puts Goldust in the corner.

Rowan tags in and the referee keeps Bryan on the apron. Rowan with a kick and splash for a near fall. Rowan works on the neck. Rowan with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Rowan runs Goldust into the turnbuckles and connects with punches. Rowan with a claw and he biels Goldust across the ring.

Harper tags in and he Irish whips Goldust but runs into a punch and Goldust takes care of Rowan and Wyatt on the apron and Goldust with Code Red to get Harper down. Rowan and Bryan tag in and Bryan with a drop kick to Wyatt on the apron. Bryan with a drop toe hold that sends Rowan into the turnbuckles. Bryan with kicks and then he hits two running drop kicks to Rowan. Bryan with more kicks but Rowan punches him away. Bryan with a drop kick to the knee.

Bryan with kicks to the chest followed by a round kick to the head. Bryan goes up top for the diving head butt and he connects. Bryan with a double leg take down to Wyatt and he punches him. Bryan goes after Wyatt but Rowan with a body block and Bryan goes down. We go to commercial.

We are back and Harper with a waist lock but Bryan with an elbow. Harper with a knee and then he face washes Bryan. Harper slingshots Bryan’s throat into the middle rope. Wyatt tags in and he kicks Bryan. Wyatt slaps Bryan but Bryan slaps back. Bryan kicks Wyatt but Wyatt with a forearm to the temple and a forearm to the head. Wyatt with punches to Bryan. Harper tags in and hits a slingshot senton and gets a near fall.

Rowan with a kick and forearm to the back. Rowan works on the neck. Bryan with kicks and a tornado DDT to Rowan and both men are down. Cody and Harper tag in and Cody with a springboard drop kick followed by a knee. Cody floats over on an Irish whip for a near fall on a sunset flip. Cody with a drop down uppercut followed by Beautiful Disaster to Rowan.

Harper misses a charge into the corner and Cody with a moonsault for a near fall. Wyatt sends Goldust to the floor and Bryan with a missile drop kick. Bryan with a suicide dive onto Wyatt. Bryan punches Wyatt and Rowan pulls him off and sends Bryan into the barricade.

Goldust with a senton off the apron . Cody ducks down. Harper with a punch and Cody with a springboard drop kick, but Wyatt makes the blind tag and hits Sister Abigail for the three count.

Winners: Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan, and Luke Harper

After the match, Harper with a lariat to Goldust. Rowan sends Bryan into the ringside barrier and then he rolls Bryan into the ring. Harper and Rowan attack Bryan. Bray tells Bryan that it doesn’t have to be like this.

The lights go out and then when they come back on, Wyatt is in his chair while Rowan and Harper stand next to him. Bryan is alone in the ring as we go to commercial.

We are back and it is time for the Good Santa video that aired last week.

We see photos of the Cy Young Award winners with the WWE Championship belts from Vince McMahon.

It is time for more footage of Bad News Barrett on the street wishing everyone to give to a good cause.

Renee Young is in the ring for the Christmas Carol Singing Contest. The first participants are R Truth and Xavier Woods (with the Funkettes). The second participants are Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal. The next pair is Santino Marella and The Great Khali.

The winners are Santino Marella and Great Khali. Mahal and McIntyre attack Khali and Santino. Truth and Woods take care of Mahal and McIntyre and then Santino with a Cobra.

Dolph Ziggler and Fandango walk in the back on the way to their Christmas Present on a Pole Match.

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