Location: San Antonio, TX
Date: December 20, 2013
Commentators: Michael Cole and JBL
The show begins with a video package from Raw, introducing the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton. John Cena interrupts Randy Orton’s speech, suggesting Randy face Daniel Bryan. The Authority agrees, and makes the match official. Orton faces Bryan, having the match end in disqualification after a low blow. After the match, John Cena takes out Orton by sending him to the floor. After Cena checks on Bryan, Orton gets back in the ring and hits John with an RKO.
Randy Orton is welcomed to the ring.
Orton says he cemented his legacy in the most monumental match in WWE history. Orton says he defeated John Cena and became the first WWE World Heavyweight Champion. Orton says The Authority did nothing for him except put him in an undeserved match on Daniel Bryan’s part. Orton says he also left Cena lying in the middle of the ring. Orton says he just doesn’t give a damn.
John Cena makes his way to the ring.
Orton says it’s pathetic that he can feel the jealousy on Cena’s part. Orton says Cena needs to recognize that this is his spotlight now; not his. Cena says he is only out here to prevent Orton from making himself a fool. Cena talks about the titles being the grandest prize in the company. Cena says now Orton is everyone’s champion, yet, he fails to realize that everyone has eyes on him. Cena says Orton cannot do anything without anyone seeing, and if he does, that’s how he will be remembered. Orton says he did what he had to do to win the match. Cena corrects him, saying Daniel Bryan won by disqualification. Cena says all he does is take the easy way out, except for TLC. Cena says that was the Orton he knew, but the next night, he took the easy way out. Orton says Daniel doesn’t deserve another rematch.
Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring.
Bryan says he gets why Orton did what he did and why he won’t be given another rematch; because he is afraid. Bryan says if he wins, it will tear down the myths he was told as a kid that he was better than everyone else. Daniel says that Orton speaks of deserving things, yet he doesn’t deserve to be called champion. Bryan says when Cena takes the belts back from Orton, he will give him a fair shot. Orton says that is never going to happen. Orton says The Authority wouldn’t either and know he is the face of the WWE. Daniel gets a NO chant started.
The Shield make their way to the ring.
Before they come to the ring, CM Punk runs to the ring to make the odds even.
Vickie Guerrero comes out and announces the main event being The Shield vs. John Cena, Daniel Bryan and CM Punk.
WWE Intercontinental champion Big E Langston w/ Mark Henry vs. Jack Swagger w/ Antonio Cesaro in a non-title match
They lock up, as Big E backs Swagger into the corner. Swagger goes for a belly-to-belly, but is caught and headbutt by Langston. Swagger runs the ropes, and connects with a Chop Block to Langston’s leg. Swagger connects with a Foot DDT. Swagger knees Langston in the corner, and pulls him out with a Clothesline. Pin, but a kick out. Swagger locks in a Front Waist Lock, but Langston connects with a Belly-to-belly. Langston connects with some Clotheslines. Swagger is drilled in the corner with a shoulder. Langston connects with a splash. Pin, but Cesaro distracts. Henry takes him out on the floor, while Big E connects with a Lariat. Swagger is picked up and planted with the Big Ending.
Winner: Big E Langston (Pinfall)
Brie Bella w/ Nikki Bella vs. Tamina Snuka
Tamina is kicked by Brie, and then hit by a Crossbody. Tamina runs to Brie, but is sent to the floor. Brie kicks Tamina through the ropes, as she comes back in. Tamina catches Brie, and connects with a Body Slam. Tamina drags Brie to the floor, and slams her back into the ring apron. Snuka pins, but a kick out. Tamina connects with a Knee Drop. Pin, but a kick out. Tamina goes for a Back Body Drop, but is tripped in the ropes. Brie connects with a Running Knee. Brie connects with a Dropkick. Brie connects with a Missile Dropkick from the corner. Pin, but a kick out. Tamina connects with a Superkick. Pin, but a kick out. Tamina goes for the Superfly Splash, but Brie puts the knees up. Brie pins for the win.
Winner: Brie Bella (Pinfall)
After the match, Brie attacks Brie Bella on commentary.
Drew McIntyre is in the ring. Sin Cara makes his way to the ring.
Sin Cara vs. Drew McIntyre w/ Jinder Mahal
Drew whips Cara, but he grabs the ropes. Drew is sent to the floor, as Sin connects with a Somersault Plancha. Drew is sent back in the ring, as Cara springboards in with a Crossbody. Drew connects with a Front Suplex across the ropes to him. Drew stomps away at Cara. Cara is whipped, but is hit with an elbow. Cara jumps to Drew in the corner, connecting with an Arm Drag. Sin connects with a Handspring Elbow. Pin, but a kick out. Cara kicks Drew from the apron, and connects with the Falling Star for the win.
Winner: Sin Cara (Pinfall)
Brodus Clay vs. Tensai
Tensai takes Clay to the corner, connecting with headbutts. Tensai connects with a flurry of elbows and an uppercut. Tensai connects with a Clothesline. Tensai goes for a Senton, but Clay moves. Clay connects with a dive to Tensai in the corner. Clay is knocked down, and hit with multiple Running Splashes. Clay goes for another, but Xavier Woods and the Funkadactyls distract while Tensai gets the pin.
Winner: Tensai (Pinfall)
Clay attacks Tensai after the match, but Woods makes the save. Woods dances afterwards.
Cody Rhodes and Goldust make their way to the ring. The Wyatt Family make their way to the ring.
WWE tag team champions Cody Rhodes and Goldust vs. The Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) w/ Bray Wyatt in a non-title match
Rowan and Goldust start off, as Goldust blows in his face. Rowan doesn’t move, as Goldust slaps the mask off his face. Rowan connects with a shoulder, knocking Goldust down. Goldust is whipped, but takes Rowan out with strikes. Rowan is sent to the corner, but Goldust is reversed. Harper is tagged, as he connects with an Uppercut. Rhodes is tagged, as he is taken to the corner. Rhodes connects with an elbow, but eventually takes him out with a Clothesline. Goldust is tagged, as they both take out Harper in the corner. Harper takes Goldust to another corner, and takes him out. Harper and Goldust trade slaps, as Luke gets the upperhand. Rowan is tagged, as he headbutts Goldust down. Rowan picks up Goldust, but is reversed. Rowan locks in a Front Facelock. Rowan connects with fists. Rowan puts Goldust in the ropes, and pulls on his back. Goldust fights back, but is taken out. Harper is tagged, as he connects with a European Uppercut. Pin, but a kick out. Goldust tries for a Crossbody, but Harper moves as Goldust rolls to the floor.
Harper does a Gator Roll to Goldust. Goldust stands out, but Erick is tagged. Rowan connects with a Powerslam. Rowan locks a Claw to Goldust, and throws him across the ring. Rowan goes for a corner splash, but Goldust moves. Goldust is thrown to the corner, but connects with a back elbow. Harper takes Rhodes out, as Goldust connects with a Cross Rhodes to Harper. Cody gets back on the apron and tags, as Cody connects with a High Knee. Cody connects with an Uppercut followed by a Springboard Dropkick. Rhodes does a Float Over Roll Up, but a kick out. Rhodes connects with a Disaster Kick and goes for a Moonsault. Pin, but Rowan breaks it. the Rhodes take Rowan to the floor, as Cody is sent to the floor. Harper is then sent to the floor by Goldust. Goldust does a Flip Senton off the apron to Rowan, but is hit with a Big Boot by Harper. When the ref is turned, Wyatt throws Rhodes into the ring post. Harper drags Cody back into the ring, and connects with a Discus Lariat for the win.
Winners: The Wyatt Family (Pinfall)
Daniel Bryan comes out to make the save, after the Wyatts try to get Cody. Bryan comes to the ring with a chair, finally getting Bray. The three escape, as Daniel remains in the ring with the Rhodes.
Damien Sandow speaks of Christmas, saying people ask for things they don’t need or earn. Sandow says everyone deserve Christmas, so he will cancel it on this upcoming Raw. Miz makes his way to the ring. Miz says he knows Santa, because he was in his corner on Main Event. Miz says Sandow isn’t Santa, and couldn’t even carry Santa’s sac.
Damien Sandow vs. The Miz
Sandow connects with multiple knees to the head. Sandow takes Miz to the corner, but is hit with a Backbreaker and Neckbreaker. Sandow is put in the corner, as he leg is tied in the ropes. Miz kicks the inside leg of Sandow. Miz locks in a Figure Four, but Sandow grabs the ropes. Miz drags Sandow in the ring, but is kicked in the face. Sandow rolls up Miz for the win.
Winner: Damien Sandow (Pinfall)
Fandango w/ Summer Rae vs. Kofi Kingston
They lock up, as Kingston takes Fandango into the ropes. Kofi is taken down, but gets a Headlock. Kingston jumps from the corner with a Dropkick. Fandango pushes Kingston and pins. Kofi is hit with multiple elbows to the head. Fandango takes Kofi in the corner with fists. Fandango pins, but a kick out. Fandango locks in a Headlock, and goes for a Diving Knee Drop. Kofi moves away. Fandango is taken out with a flurry by Kingston. Kofi connects with a Boom Drop and goes for a Paradise. Fandango ducks, and goes to the floor. Kofi is tripped to the apron, as Fandango connects with a Diving Legdrop for the win.
Winner: Fandango (Pinfall)
Backstage, the Wyatts attack Daniel Bryan.
Due to the attack, Daniel Bryan will be cut from the match.
The Shield (United States Champion Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns) vs. John Cena and CM Punk in a handicap match
Punk and Dean start off, as they lock up. Punk takes a Hammerlock, and throws elbows. Cena is tagged, as they both whip Dean. Cena connects with a Dropkick. Pin, but a kick out. Dean is whipped, as he is hit with a Bulldog. Punk is tagged, as they connect with a Double Suplex. Punk connects with a Body Slam and an elbow off the second rope. Pin, but a kick out.
Cena is whipped into the corner by Roman, as Seth is tagged. Rollins hits Cena in the ropes. Dean is tagged, as he connects with jabs. Dean connects with a Twist Elbow. Pin, but a kick out. Cena connects with a Belly-to-back to Dean. Roman is tagged, as he connects with the Superman Punch. Seth is tagged, as they do a Wish Bone. Rollins connects with a Corner Elbow Strike to Cena. Pin, but a kick out. Rollins goes for another, as Cena rolls out of the way. Dean is tagged, as he keeps Cena from tagging. Dean connects with a Dropkick in the ropes. Pin, but a kick out. Seth is tagged, as he takes out Punk. Seth fights Cena in the corner, but is put in an AA. Seth gets out and connects with an Enziguri. Pin, but a kick out. Seth puts Cena top rope, and goes for a Superplex. Cena fights out, as Dean is tagged. Cena connects with a Tornado DDT. Punk and Seth are tagged, as Punk cleans house. Punk connects with a High Knee, sending Rollins to the floor. Punk connects with a Suicide Dive, and follows with a Springboard Clothesline. Punk does a corner knee and goes top rope. Punk connects with a Diving Elbow Drop. Seth is put in the GTS, but Dean gets in. Punk grabs them and connects with a Neckbreaker – DDT Combo. Pin, but Roman breaks it. The Shield all attack Punk, as they are DQ’d.
Winners: John Cena and CM Punk (DQ)
After the match, Punk and Cena fight off the Shield. Cena is hit with a Spear by Roman. The Shield all attack Punk, as he is kicked out of the ring. The Shield connects with a Triple Powerbomb. Punk gets back in the ring, but the Shield continue. Big E Langston makes the save, taking out all members. Roman gets in the ring, as they have a standoff. The Shield retreat to end the show.