Location: Birmingham, AL
Date: October 25, 2013
Commentators: Michael Cole and JBL
A video package shows footage of segments from Raw. Big Show interrupts Triple H and Stephanie via the Tron. Later on in the show, Orton and Bryan sign the contract for their match on Sunday. Big Show comes out in a semi, and Bryan hits Orton with the big knee.
Tonight, The Shield and Randy Orton face Daniel Bryan, The Miz, Cody Rhodes, and Goldust.
Michael Cole is in the ring, and he welcomes Triple H out to the ring. Triple H welcomes us to SmackDown. Cole asks Hunter what he thinks about Big Show interrupting them. A bunch of workers have been fired. Show has filed a lawsuit, and Hunter has been advised not to give any further comments on Big Show. Cole asks what if Big Show appears tonight. Triple H says he can’t talk about him anymore. Cole: what about the return of John Cena? Triple H: He can’t wait to see Cena return, and Del Rio defending the World title against him.
This Sunday, Daniel Bryan will face Randy Orton for the vacant WWE Championship inside Hell in a Cell, with Shawn Michaels as the guest ref. Hunter wants someone to walk out the champion, and he believes Shawn is capable of making sure someone is champion. Daniel Bryan is brought up. HHH knows that Shawn will do the right thing. Daniel Bryan interrupts, and a huge “YES!” chant breaks out.
Bryan looks out Triple H and smiles. Cole leaves the ring, Bryan says the right thing to do is to let him and Orton settle this once and for all. No one gets in, and no one gets out until there is a definitive winner. Shawn will not favor Bryan or Orton. Bryan will prove Hunter wrong. And when he does, he will become the new WWE Champion, and the new face of WWE. “YES!” “YES!” “YES!”
The Miz joins JBL and Michael Cole on commentary. The Uso’s make their way to the ring. The Wyatt Family enter afterwards.
The Uso’s vs. Luke Harper and Erick Rowan
Rowan and Jimmy start. Jimmy hits Harper, Rowan kicks him down. Harper tagged in. Luke puts in a headlock, Jimmy fights out. Big slam from Harper. Jimmy tags Jey who leaps from the top, super kick follows. Samoan Drop connects on Harper, StinkFace. Cover for a two. Jimmy and Jey take out both of the Wyatt’s. Harper grounds one of The Uso’s as they jump out. The Miz takes out Bray Wyatt. Uso super kicks Harper for the three.
Winners: The Uso’s
AJ Lee is skipping backstage with Tamina at her side. AJ’s in action next.
Nikki Bella is in the ring with Brie, AJ Lee makes her way to the ring with Tamina.
Nikki Bella vs. WWE Divas champion AJ Lee (non-title)
Lock up. AJ runs to the ropes as Nikki goes after her. Nikki trips her, and goes on the attack. AJ rolls out, and hides behind Tamina. AJ slams Nikki against the ropes, one. AJ hits a neckbreaker, two. Nikki powers out of a headlock, clothesline connects. Dropkick from Nikki, AJ tossed across the ring. Tamina attacks Brie outside, and throws her into the steps. AJ locks in Black Widow, Nikki taps.
Winner: AJ Lee
A video package highlighting John Cena’s return is shown.
Bray Wyatt has the camera following him backstage. The Miz is tied up in a cage-type thing. The word liar is painted across his chest.
After the commercial break, 3MB is in the ring. Los Matadores make their way to the ring. The Real Americans come out, and watch on the stage.
Heath Slater and Drew McIntyre vs. Los Matadores
McIntyre and Diego start. Slater tagged in, knee drop for a two. Slater and McIntyre double-team Diego. McIntyre works on the left arm. Fernando tagged in, crossbody off the turnbuckle. Fernando takes care of Slater, Diego and Fernando shove McIntyre into the mat for the three.
Winners: Los Matadores
Los Matadores and El Torito take out Jinder Mahal. Zeb Colter gets on the mic. What type of men kidnap another man and put him in a bull suit? At Hell in a Cell, The Real Americans will take out Los Matadores.
Ryback and Paul Heyman enter for a handicap match. Heyman gets a mic and introduces CM Skunk.
No disqualification handicap match: Ryback and Heyman vs. CM Skunk
Ryback is punches and kicked by Skunk. Ryback shoves him down, and throws him into the corners. Power bomb connects, another one follows. Heyman is tagged in. Heyman gets a kendo stick from under the ring. Paul hits him over and over again. Ryback hits the meat-hook clothesline, Shell-Shocked follows. Heyman puts his foot on Skunk for the three-count.
Winners: Paul Heyman and Ryback – by pinfall (2:23)
Heyman says he and his monster will use every bit of the cell to destroy CM Punk. And then, Heyman will step inside the ring and pin him 1, 2, 3. That will prove he is the best in the world.
Vickie is backstage laughing about CM Skunk. Big E Langston walks up. Miz is taken out of the main event, and Langston wants the spot. Vickie says she will get back to him. Big E says aren’t you the GM, or was he talking to Brad Maddox. Vickie responds by saying don’t you ever compare me to him again.
Alberto Del Rio stands on the ramp and talks. He stands for loyalty, justice, and the Mexican ways. They are building monuments and naming children after Del Rio in Mexico. We have John, our own hero. This Sunday at HIAC, Del Rio will put him in the cross arm breaker and he will never let go. We can all go and kiss his…. hahaha. Del Rio waves around the Mexican flag.
Great Khali is dancing in the ring with Natalya and Hornswoggle. Fandango dances his way to the ring with Fandango.
Great Khali vs. Fandango
Fandango goes right after Khali. Khali slaps him across the chest twice. Fandango punches Khali in the corner. Clotheslines from Khali. Summer Rae gets on the apron and distracts. Natalya slaps her, they get in the ring, and the bell rings. Khali chops Fandango.
Winner: No Contest
Daniel Bryan is the first to enter for the main event. Big E follows, Cody Rhodes and Goldust enter. The Shield come through the crowd, Orton makes his way to the ring.
Daniel Bryan, Big E Langston, Cody Rhodes, and Goldust vs. Randy Orton and The Shield
Rhodes and Ambrose lock up. Rhodes throws several punches, Ambrose is thrown over his shoulders, Goldust tagged, Goldy covers. Big clothesline connects. Rhodes back in, tosses Ambrose out.
After the commercial break, Rollins slaps Langston across the chest, Big E with a belly-to-belly slam, Rhodes back in with a roll-up. Rollins trips Rhodes into the turnbuckle. Roman Reigns tagged in, Bryan tagged. Daniel kicks Reigns several times. Bryan slams Roman’s knees against the mat. Big E back in, thrusts his shoulders into Reigns in the corner, Goldust covers. Crossbody from the top, two. Rhodes slaps Reigns, one. Ambrose goes after Cody. Orton is tagged in. Randy delivers multiple punches to Rhodes. Rhodes covers. Rhodes nails the reverse suplex, two. Several kicks to the gut. Goldust back in with punches, two.
Rhodes comes back in with the cover. Orton takes Cody out of the ring. Ambrose tagged in, shoves Rhodes into the barricade. Ambrose kicks and kicks, two. Rhodes dodges the knee drop from Orton, multiple punches in the corner. Orton with the back breaker off the turnbuckle.
Reigns nails a suplex on Rhodes, near fall. Rollins in off the tag, kick to the back of Cody’s head. Rhodes goes for the tag, but Rollins stops him. Rhodes hits Roman with a dropkick. Rhodes stops Rollins from a move from the top. Goldust tosses Rollins, Reigns goes on the attack. Ambrose tagged, Rollins back in with punches. Orton kicks Goldy in the corner. Rollins and Reigns try to double-team, but Goldy hits them with a double-elbow. Bryan back in. Several kicks. Bryan flies out of the ring onto Orton.
Missile dropkick to Ambrose. Big kicks to the chest and head. Yes Lock on Ambrose, Reigns breaks. Everyone gets involved. Rhodes hits Disaster Kick on Rollins, hops out onto The Shield. Big kick to Ambrose form Bryan. Orton tagged. DDT connects on Daniel. Orton sets up for the RKO. Big E shoves Orton into Bryan who connects with Shining Wizard for the three.
Winners: Bryan, Langston, Rhodes, and Goldust
The winners celebrate to end the show.