WWE Survivor Series
Location: St. Louis, MO
Date: November 23, 2014
Commentators: Michael Cole, JBL, and Jerry Lawler
Fandango vs. Justin Gabriel
Back from the break and Justin Gabriel is making his entrance. We get a spotlight on the ring as Lilian Garcia introduces Fandango and Rosa Mendes starts dancing. We see Fandango at the stage. He runs down into the ring and dances with Rosa. Fandango is wrestling with his shirt on and they lock up, going to the corner.
After back and forth, Fandango nails an elbow and sends Gabriel to the floor. Fandango drops Gabriel on the apron as Rosa applauds. Fandango brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Fandango with more offense and a headlock. Gabriel comes back and drops Fandango with a kick. Gabriel with a moonsault for 2. Fandango turns it back around and nails the big leg drop from the top for the win.
– After the match, the spotlight hits as Rosa and Fandango dance.
– We get a hype video for Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt. The panel talks about the match and Heyman says he finds this one most intriguing. The panel talks about tonight’s Fatal 4 Way match for the WWE Tag Team Titles. We go backstage to The Miz and Damien Sandow warming up. Miz says tonight is an important night for his brand. We go back to the panel for more talk on tonight’s show.
– Bad News Barrett’s music hits and out he comes to the stage. After a five month absence, he’s making his return on this monumental night. Barrett says he can feel the excitement in the air because everything is on the line tonight in the main event. Barrett reminds us of the stipulations for Team Cena vs. Team Authority. Barrett’s afraid he’s got some bad news for Cena. Barrett says we all know how petty and vindictive The Authority is so they’re going to make Cena’s life hell. Barrett has more bad news for The Authority. He says if they lose, WWE will positively flourish under a new era, the era of Bad News Barrett.
– AJ Lee is backstage with Tom Phillips talking about tonight’s match against Nikki Bella. She says this is Survivor Series and the time for playing dress up is over. She’s deathly serious about putting her title on the line and says play time is over.
– We go back to the panel after a lengthy video on Team Cena vs. Team Authority.
– Cesaro makes his way out and offers his support for Team Authority. He’s interrupted by Zeb Colter and Jack Swagger. Zeb says they offer their support for Team Cena. He says Cesaro is brown-nosing and jokes about having his nose up Triple H‘s rear.
Cesaro vs. Jack Swagger
They lock up and Swagger slams Cesaro for a 1 count. Swagger gets a big “we the people” and they go back at it. Cesaro gets the upperhand and goes for the stomp but Swagger catches him and turns it into the Patriot Lock. They struggle and Cesaro sends Swagger to the floor. Swagger runs back in but gets sent into the ring post. Cesaro with a big German suplex.
Cesaro with more offense and a pin attempt. Cesaro hits a German but Swagger blocks the next. Cesaro counters and hits a big throw for another 2 count. Cesaro with shots to the head. Cesaro with another clothesline. Cesaro hits an elbow off the ropes for a 2 count. Swagger finally blocks and suplexes Cesaro. Swagger takes out the knee and slams Cesaro. Swagger goes for a Swagger Bomb but it’s blocked. Swagger counters and goes for the Patriot Lock but Cesaro rolls through. Cesaro with two Germans. Swagger blocks the third and turns it into a Patriot Lock for the win.
Winner: Jack Swagger
– We see a limousine pull up outside and Vince McMahon steps out. Vince makes his way into the arena and that’s it for the pre-show.
– The 2014 WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view kicks off with a video package for Team Cena vs. Team Authority. We’re live from St. Louis as Michael Cole welcomes us.
– We go right to the ring and out comes Vince McMahon to a big pop.
Vince welcomes us. He says the word epic is thrown around a lot but tonight will truly be epic. He guaran-damn-tees tonight will be one we never forget. Here’s one reason why… he introduces Stephanie McMahon and Triple H.
Stephanie says she feels the love and thanks Vince for the welcome. She’s not going to let him down tonight. Triple H gets the crowd to give it up for Vince and says he’s the reason we’re all here. Stephanie gets a “Vince” chant going. Vince says that’s a load of crap, let’s get the show moving. Vince introduces John Cena and out he comes to a mixed reaction. Vince says if Team Authority wins, Cena is personally responsible for the termination of his partners’ contracts. He also reminds The Authority that they could lose power. Cena asks if The Authority will leave on their own or if he has to throw them out. Triple H says Cena won’t be having a good holiday because of the other guys losing their livelihoods. Triple H goes on for a few minutes and then Stephanie talks. She says they will still be calling the shots from headquarters in Stamford, still running the show if Team Cena wins. She asks Vince to back that up and he says that’s not exactly what he had in mind. Vince says they will still have their desk jobs but they will never have any influence over the careers or personal lives of any WWE Superstar. Vince has arranged it to where only person can ever bring them back to power. Stephanie kisses up some more. Vince says he has so much confidence in The Authority winning tonight that the one person that can bring them back to power is John Cena. A small “yes!” chant starts and Cena smiles. Vince says that’s how much faith he has in The Authority. Vince tells them to not let him down. Stephanie threatens to slap the smile off Cena’s face. Cena says they will lose tonight and there’s no chance in hell that he lets them back. Cena drops the mic and walks off as his music plays.
Fatal 4 Way for the WWE Tag Team Titles: The Usos vs. Damien Sandow and The Miz vs. Los Matadores vs. WWE tag team champions Goldust and Stardust
We get hype from the announcers before The Usos make their way out. Damien Sandow and The Miz are out next followed by Los Matadores with El Torito. WWE Tag Team Champions Goldust and Stardust are out last.
Like he teased, Stardust has new gear with some red added. Stardust starts off with Fernando as Goldust taunts Torito at ringside. Fernando with a leg sweep and a pin attempt. More back and forth until The Miz tags himself in. Miz rolls Fernando up for 2. Fernando drops Miz on the ropes and nails him. Diego tags in with a senton for 2. Diego with more offense and another pin attempt. Miz turns it around and goes to the top but Diego slams him to the mat. Sandow comes in as the stunt double and distracts Diego, allowing Miz to take back control. Miz teases a tag to Sandow and the crowd cheers. Jimmy Uso ends up tagging in off Miz and going at it with Diego. Jey Uso tags in and comes off the top on Diego. They trade shots now. Stardust tags himself in and dumps Uso to the floor. Stardust slams Uso into the apron and wails away on the back with forearms.
Stardust brings it back in and Goldust tags in. Goldust keeps Uso down but fans rally. Goldust takes Uso to the corner and beats him down before tagging Stardust in. Stardust stomps away. Fans chant for Sandow to get a tag. Stardust drops Uso on his face for another 2 count. Fans cheer for Sandow to be tagged in again but Stardust won’t do it. Stardust with the drop down right hand on Uso. Uso counters a move and rolls Stardust up but Miz tags in. Miz nails a boot on Stardust and goes at it with Uso. One of the Matadores tag in and unloads on Miz. He nails a Backstabber for a 2 count as Uso breaks the pin. Miz makes a comeback but fans really want Sandow. Miz finally tags him and the crowd pops. Before Sandow can do anything, Goldust tags himself in. Goldust gets rolled up by one of the Matadores for a close 2 count. They go at it with Goldust tagging Stardust in for some double teaming. Stardust bows and stomps away some more. Stardust yells out that fans don’t want Sandow, they want Stardust.
Goldust comes back in and keeps control. He sends the Matador to the floor and nails a clothesline. They come back in with more back and forth. Goldust with a back elbow off the second rope for 2. Another tag to Stardust and some double teaming in the corner. Stardust with a 2 count as Miz breaks the pin. Stardust gets nailed with a tornado DDT by the Matador after lots of back and forth. Jimmy Uso and Goldust finally tag in. They go at it. Uso nails Miz on the apron. Goldust misses a splash in the corner and eats a Samoan Drop. Jey Uso tags in and they both hit the Rikishi splash on Goldust. Miz and one of the Matadores eat superkicks, as does Stardust. The Usos clear the ring. They run the ropes but one of the Matadores trip Jimmy. Goldust comes in and nails Jey. Goldust with a powerslam for 2. Jey and Goldust go at it. Jey nails an enziguri. Jimmy tags in. They run the ropes and leap out onto everyone else. Stardust hits the Falling Star on The Usos. El Torito comes in and gets launched out onto everyone by one of the Matadores. The Matador leaps out onto the group next. The other Matador goes to the top but Goldust cuts him off. Stardust battles the other Matador. They do a big move with Stardust, Goldust and both Matadores in the corner. Uso nails a splash on Goldust. Miz tags in to get the win but Sandow tags himself in and covers Goldust for the win and the titles.
Winners and New WWE Tag Team Champions: Damien Sandow and The Miz
– After the match, they celebrate and Miz has both titles.
– We get a backstage segment with Adam Rose, The Rosebuds, Titus O’Neil and Heath Slater. It will be Slater Gator vs Rose and The Bunny later.
Traditional Survivor Series Match: Paige, Cameron, Summer Rae and Layla vs. Natalya, Emma, Naomi and Alicia Fox
Team Natalya is out first, accompanied by Tyson Kidd, followed by Team Paige. Natalya and Paige start the match off and go at it. Paige takes control and tags in Layla. Layla misses but keeps on for a 2 count after Emma comes in. Emma with a roll up for 2.
Layla keeps control of Emma until Paige comes back in. Paige drops Emma and screams that this is her house. Paige keeps control but turns around to a big shot from Emma. Paige with more offense but Emma drops her off a counter. Cameron tags in and goes to work on Emma. Cameron suplexes Emma as fans chant for Damien Sandow. Cameron drops a split on Emma for 2. Naomi ends up coming in and unloading. She knocks other Divas down on the apron and goes to work on Cameron. The match falls apart as Natalya and Paige also come in. Cameron barely hits a running bulldog on Natalya. Naomi eliminates Cameron with a roll up.
Summer comes in and works over Naomi now. Natalya tags in but Summer kicks her out of the ring. Summer knocks the other Divas off the apron. Alicia comes back in and unloads on Summer. Alicia brings Layla and Paige in. Alicia nails a crossbody on all three of them, sending them to the floor. Alicia goes to the top for a dive out but they run. She calls them chicken. Alicia and Layla go at it in the ring now. Alicia with a suplex for 2. Layla with a crossbody on Alicia. Alicia with a backbreaker for the pin. Layla is eliminated.
Paige comes in and attacks Alicia. Summer comes in next and Alicia slams her into the corner. Natalya comes in and steps on Summer’s back, and then dropkicks her. Natalya with the big clothesline. Paige kicks Natalya in the back and tags in. Natalya drops her for the Sharpshooter but Summer makes the save. Paige works over Natalya and tags back in Summer. Summer with knees. Summer shows off by trying to yell like Paige on the apron and Natalya knocks her to the floor. Paige trolls Summer back in. Emma meets her with a clothesline. Emma goes on and eliminates Summer.
Fans chant for Paige as she comes in and goes at it with Emma. Natalya comes in and eats a big kick. Naomi works over Paige now. She goes for the moonsault but Paige gets her knees up. Fox distracts Paige. Paige turn around to a Rear View from Naomi. Naomi drops Paige on her face for the win and the clean sweep.
Winners: Natalya, Alicia Fox, Naomi and Emma
– After the match, Kidd hit the ring and jumps in front of Natalya‘s celebration to steal the spotlight.
– We get highlights from the Kickoff pre-show before going back to Renee and the panel. We get a promo for Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt.
Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt
We go to the ring and out comes Dean Ambrose to a big pop. Bray Wyatt is out next to a reaction.
The bell rings and they start brawling. Ambrose rams Wyatt into the corner but they come back out. Wyatt with a big right hand before running Ambrose’s face over the top rope. Ambrose fights out of a corner and beats Wyatt into the opposite corner. Wyatt comes back with a big right hand. Ambrose beats Wyatt down and sends him out of the ring. Ambrose follows and Wyatt nails a big right hand. Ambrose with a clothesline next. Ambrose comes off the apron and drops Wyatt again. Ambrose brings it back in the ring with a low clothesline and an elbow drop. Ambrose ducks a clothesline but Wyatt launches himself into Ambrose for a 2 count.
They go back out and Wyatt sends Ambrose into the steps. Wyatt brings it back in and stomps away. Wyatt with a suplex and a senton for a 2 count. More back and forth. They collide in mid-air and Wyatt gets the best of Ambrose. Wyatt sends him back to the floor. Wyatt follows but Ambrose rushes and they collide on the floor. They come back in and go at it. Ambrose unloads and hits a running bulldog. Ambrose turns upside down like Wyatt. Sister Abigail is blocked but no pin. Ambrose wraps Wyatt up in the ropes and charges him. Ambrose with a leg drop to the back of the neck from the second rope. Ambrose with a 2 count.
They go to the top and Wyatt tries for a superplex but Ambrose fights him off. Ambrose sends Wyatt to his feet. Ambrose comes off the top but Wyatt catches him. Another counter. Ambrose with the slingshot clothesline but Wyatt chokeslams him for a 2 count. More back and forth. Ambrose nails the clothesline this time. Ambrose goes to the top with an elbow drop while Wyatt is standing. Ambrose with a 2 count. Ambrose mounts Wyatt in the corner but Wyatt goes for a powerbomb. Ambrose fights out of that but Wyatt nails a massive clothesline. Ambrose goes to the floor and is dazed by the clothesline. Wyatt slams Ambrose onto the steel steps. Wyatt rolls Ambrose in and covers for a 2 count.
Wyatt goes out and gets a microphone. He asks why Ambrose is doing this. Wyatt says it didn’t have to be like this, they could have ruled the world together. Wyatt says they’re special and there’s nothing guys in the back can do to them. Wyatt is sorry Ambrose chose this path. He drops Ambrose with the mic. Wyatt brings a steel chair from under the ring and throws it in, and another. The referee kicks one out but Ambrose grabs the other. The referee threatens to disqualify Ambrose. Wyatt drops to his knees and dares Ambrose to hit him. Wyatt stands and Ambrose hits him in the gut for the DQ.
Winner by DQ: Bray Wyatt
– After the bell, Ambrose decks Wyatt again. Ambrose drops Wyatt with Dirty Deeds into the steel chair. Ambrose brings a table in and lays Wyatt on it before putting him through it. Ambrose brings another table in the ring as fans pop. Ambrose with chair shots on top of Wyatt and a table now. Ambrose with more chairs on top of Wyatt. Ambrose brings a ladder into the ring to a big pop. Ambrose climbs to the top of the ladder as his music plays. Ambrose teases tipping the ladder over onto Wyatt but the referees stop him.
– Backstage segment with Team Authority. Triple H and Stephanie promise them more title shots and more fame if they win tonight. Stephanie is clearly worried about tonight. Triple H calls them the greatest team ever assembled. He gives them a pep talk and wants them to fight like their life is on the line. Team Authority gets hype and look ready to go.
Adam Rose and The Bunny vs. Titus O’Neil and Heath Slater
We go to the ring and out comes Adam Rose with the Rosebuds. Heath Slater and Titus O’Neil are out next.
The Bunny starts off but Rose immediately tags himself in. Rose talks to The Bunny and turns around to a big kick from Slater for a 2 count. Slater works over Rose and tags in Titus for some double teaming. Titus tosses Rose. Rose knocks Slater off the apron and drops Titus. The Bunny tags in and takes out Slater with kicks. He drops Slater on his face and does the hop in the corner. Bunny knocks Titus off the apron. Slater misses in the corner. The Bunny nails a missile dropkick on Slater for the win as Rose had his hand out for a tag.
Winners: Adam Rose and The Bunny
– After the match, Rose just stares as The Bunny celebrates. He drops into the Rosebuds for the victory march as a shocked Rose just looks on from the ring.
– We come back from a break and go to the announcers at ringside. They have Roman Reigns live on the big screen. Cole asks how the recovery is going. Reigns says he’s getting stronger every single day and getting better but he would feel better if he was there live. If he was there, he’d deliver a Superman punch. JBL asks about The Authority and how he would feel if they lose power. Reigns says that’s a stupid question and everyone already knows how he feels about that scumbag Seth Rollins and The Authority. Reigns says he will be back around this time next month and we can believe that.
– Team Cena is backstage talking. They are apparently all on the same page. Cena says there’s only one thing to do… Rowan lifts his mask and says win.
WWE Divas Title Match: Nikki Bella vs. WWE Divas champion AJ Lee
We go to the ring and out comes Nikki Bella with her assistant Brie Bella. WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee is out next.
The match starts and Brie grabs AJ from the apron and kisses her. AJ turns around to a big shot from Nikki and the Rack Attack for the win.
Winner and New WWE Divas Champion: Nikki Bella
– After the match, The Bellas are all smiles and leave the ring celebrating together.
Traditional Elimination Match: Kane, Mark Henry, Rusev, Luke Harper and Seth Rollins vs. Big Show, Erick Rowan, Dolph Ziggler, Ryback and John Cena
We go to the ring and out comes Stephanie McMahon with Triple H. Kane is out first followed by Mark Henry for Team Authority. WWE Intercontinental Champion Luke Harper is out next. WWE United States Champion Rusev is out next with Lana. Seth Rollins is out last with Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble. Dolph Ziggler is out to a big pop first for Team Cena. Big Show is out next followed by Erick Rowan, who has his own theme song. Ryback is out next followed by John Cena.
Henry and Show start off. Triple H smacks Henry to hype him up. Henry runs his mouth but Show immediately knocks Henry out with a punch and pins him for a quick elimination.
Rollins comes in and attacks Show. Show turns him around in the corner with a big chop. Rollins fights back and comes off the second rope but Show chops him out of mid-air. Kane comes in and Show takes him to the corner also. Cena tags in and takes over on Kane in the corner. Kane whips Cena into a corner but Cena knocks Kane down with a clothesline and a dropkick. Harper tags in and Cena tags in Rowan for a showdown. Rollins tags himself in before the former partners can go at it. Rowan unloads on Rollins now. Rowan with a big scoop slam. Rowan with more offense in the corner before tagging Ryback in. Ryback goes at it on Rollins and rams him into two corners. Ryback lifts Rollins high but he slides out. Rollins gets backdropped. Harper tags in and Ryback drops him also. Ryback with a vertical suplex on Harper. Kane tags in and goes at it with Ryback now. Ryback with a Thesz Press. Ryback slams Kane’s head into the mat and splashes him for 2.
Rusev tags in and has words with Ryback. They trade shots and go at it. Rusev beats Ryback down but runs into a huge spinebuster. Ryback nails the Meathook clothesline and goes for Shellshocked. Rusev slides out as Kane runs in. Rusev shoves Ryback into a big boot from Kane. Everyone gets involved now. They brawl out of the ring. Rollins runs in and nails a Curb Stomp on Ryback while the referee isn’t looking. Rusev with a big kick to Ryback’s face for the pin. Ryback is eliminated.
Big Show and Rusev are in now. Rusev takes show to the corner and works him over. Rusev charges but runs into a huge boot. Rusev avoids a chokeslam and tags in Harper. Show takes Harper to the corner and splashes him. Show comes back but Harper dropkicks him. Rollins tags back in and keeps Show down with boots to the face. 2 count by Rollins. Kane tags back in and double teams Show with Rollins. Kane stomps away and dropkicks Show low for a 2 count. Harper comes in and does the Gator Roll on Harper. Ziggler finally gets a tag and unloads on Harper. Harper catches him with a sideslam out of nowhere for 2. Rollins gets some shots in and then Rusev tags in to keep control on Ziggler. Kane tags in and decks Ziggler while Rusev holds him. Kane with a splash and a sidewalk slam on Ziggler for 2. Kane keeps control with a big boot for another 2 count. Harper comes in and drops Ziggler with a right hand for 2. Rusev comes in and keeps up the attack on Ziggler. Rollins tags in as Cena cheers on Ziggler. Rollins drops Ziggler with a big right hand as Stephanie yells from ringside.
Rollins keeps Ziggler down for several minutes and takes his time. Rusev comes back in and keeps Ziggler grounded as Triple H looks on. Ziggler fights back and finally plants Rusev. Harper runs in and nails Ziggler. Cena hits an Attitude Adjustment on Harper. Kane chokeslams Cena. Show chokeslams Kane. Rollins takes Show down with a big knee. Rowan comes in and grabs Rollins for a powerbomb. Rollins slides out and kicks Rowan in the gut. Rollins charges but Rowan backdrops him onto Show, Kane, Harper and everyone else. Ziggler goes for the Fame-asser but Rusev catches him. Rusev tosses Ziggler out onto everyone else. Rusev takes apart the announcers table and drags Ziggler over. Triple H yells at Rusev to hype him up. Rusev lays Ziggler on top of the Spanish announce table. Rusev runs and leaps off the regular announce table with a huge splash but Ziggler moves. Rusev crashes through the table face first. Ziggler makes it back in and Rusev is counted out. Rusev is eliminated.
Cena and Kane go at it now. Cena unloads and hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena with an AA on Kane. Rollins runs in and nails a Curb Stomp on Cena. Rowan and Harper come in and go at it now. They trade shots. Rowan tosses Harper upside down into the corner. Rowan with a splash in the corner. Rowan beats Harper down with headbutts. Kane gets knocked off the apron. Harper with a sleeper on Rowan. He breaks it and knocks Rollins off the apron. Rowan nails a big spin kick on Harper. Kane comes in and nails Rowan while the referee isn’t looking. Harper hits the clothesline on Rowan for the pin. Rowan is eliminated.
It’s down to Cena, Ziggler, Show, Rollins, Harper and Kane. The two teams face off. Ziggler is out of the ring out still. Show turns out of nowhere and knocks Cena out. Rollins jumps over and pins Cena. Cena is eliminated.
Show walks over and shake Triple H‘s hand before walking out. He will be counted out, leaving just Ziggler for Team Cena. Stephanie taunts Cena as he tries to recover. Kane grabs Ziggler and tosses him into the barrier. Kane keeps control of Ziggler and brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Harper comes back in as does Rollins. Kane comes in next and takes Ziggler to the top. Kane climbs up for a superplex but Ziggler fights back. Ziggler ends up hitting a superkick and Zig Zag to pin Kane. Kane is eliminated. Harper runs in and drops Ziggler with a big boot. Harper runs the ropes and dives out, taking Ziggler down. Harper rolls Ziggler back in and nails a superkick for a close 2 count. Harper nails the sit-down powerbomb for another 2 count. Ziggler ends up rolling Harper up. Harper is eliminated.
It’s down to Rollins and Ziggler. Rollins stomps away and takes it to the floor, tossing Ziggler into the barrier. Rollins brings it back in but gets rolled up for a close 2 count. Ziggler with a DDT for another close 2 count as Triple H is losing it at ringside. Rollins drops Ziggler on the turnbuckles for a 2 count. Rollins goes to the top but Ziggler runs up. Rollins knocks Ziggler to the mat and goes for a huge Curb Stomp but misses. Ziggler nails the Fame-asser for a close 2 count. Mercury and Noble run in but Ziggler takes them out. Rollins comes from behind but Ziggler nails the Zig Zag for the pin but Triple H pulls the referee out. The Stooges attack Ziggler. Ziggler fights them both off and sends them into Stephanie, who flies off the apron and onto Triple H. Ziggler with superkicks for the Stooges. Rollins powerbombs Ziggler into the corner but misses a Curb Stomp. Ziggler with another Zig Zag but there’s no referee. A referee runs down but Triple H nails him in the back of the head. Triple H mounts Ziggler with right hands.
Triple H clotheslines Ziggler and drops him with a Pedigree. He lays Rollins on top of Ziggler and calls for a referee. Scott Armstrong comes out but a video appears on the big screen. It’s Sting. Sting makes his way out onto the stage as Triple H looks on. Sting heads to the ring and drops Armstrong. Sting enters the ring and the crowd pops. He stares down Triple H and a Sting chant breaks out. Triple H sizes Sting up but Sting keeps locked on his eyes. A big “this is awesome” chant breaks out and Sting looks around. They stare at each other for a few minutes. Triple H attacks but Sting ducks and nails him in the gut. Sting with the Scorpion Death Drop. Sting puts Ziggler’s arm on Rollins and leaves the ring with Triple H laid out. The referee comes in and counts the pin.
Winners: Dolph Ziggler, John Cena, Ryback, Erick Rowan and Big Show
– After the match, Cena meets Ziggler on the entrance and they all embrace. Stephanie and Triple H recover and look shocked at the loss. Stephanie starts freaking out as the crowd sings goodbye to them. Stephanie screams that this is not over. A big “you got fired” chant starts up. Stephanie continues her tantrum as Triple H tries to hold her. Survivor Series goes off the air with Stephanie throwing a fit.