WWE Superstar and former member of the Shield
OCTOBER 23, 2011
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Wade Barrett defeated Daniel Bryan (Dark Match)
Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated Jack Swagger & Dolph Ziggler
Dolph Ziggler (c) defeated Zack Ryder (WWE United States Title)
Beth Phoenix (c) defeated Eve Torres (WWE Divas Title)
Sheamus defeated Christian (Grudge Match)
The Miz & R-Truth defeated Triple H & C.M. Punk
Randy Orton defeated Cody Rhodes (Grudge Match)
Mark Henry (c) vs. Big Show was a no contest (World Heavyweight Title)
Alberto Del Rio (c) defeated John Cena (Last Man Standing / WWE Title)
WWE TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
Air Boom (Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne) defeated Jack Swagger & WWE United States champion Dolph Ziggler w/Vickie Guerrero to retain the WWE tag team titles: Vickie Guerrero came out and said it was with great excitement to introduce the next WWE tag team champions, Jack Swagger & Dolph Ziggler. Air Boom retained with a TIP shooting star press combo on Dolph Ziggler. After the match Zack Ryder came out for his match with Dolph.
WWE UNITED STATES TITLE MATCH
Dolph Ziggler (w/Jack Swagger & Vickie Guerrero) defeated Zack Ryder to retain the WWE United States title: Jack distracted Zack long enough for Dolph to hit a superkick for the 3.
CM Punk & Ted DiBiase + Triple H: Punk was talking to Ted when HHH came in and told Punk he needed to clear the air about his immigration problem. Punk said 5 years ago he would have thought HHH was trying to screw him but he knows that’s not the case and that someone else is pulling the strings. HHH said he just wanted to make sure they were on the same page. Punk said he wants to prove to Miz and Truth that now it’s an unsafe working environment.
WWE DIVAS TITLE MATCH
Beth Phoenix defeated Eve Torres to retain the WWE Divas title: Before the match they showed a video of Kelly being interviewed and getting attacked by Beth. Beth won with the glam slam.
The Big Show & Matt Striker: Matt asked Show If he was prepared. Show said Mark Is the one who’s not prepared. Show said Mark found out bigger isn’t better, better is better. Show said it took Mark 15 years to win his first title. Big Show said it took 3 seconds, and it will take 3 seconds for him to take that championship away from him. Show said Mark is going to experience what he’s experienced the last 3 months. Show said vengeance will be his and so will the title.
Sheamus defeated Christian: Sheamus reversed the spear into a brogue kick for 3.
Johnny Ace & David Otunga: David said this PPV was his first as a general manager and a big deal. Johnny said he came up with the name. Miz and Truth came in and thanked Johnny for reinstating them and they said the work environment is much safer. Miz said they will live up to the letter of the law. Truth wanted to know why they were brought back. Johnny said they could be the world’s greatest tag team of all time. Johnny said not really but they suck up well. Truth said they suck up good. Miz said they suck up well. Miz said Triple H just plain sucks. Miz and Truth talked about people who sucked.
TAG TEAM MATCH
The Miz & R-Truth defeated CM Punk & Triple H: Triple H got attacked by Kevin Nash on the outside of the ring so Miz & R-Truth could hit little jimmy’s finale for the 3. After the match Kevin hit Triple H with a jackknife powerbomb.
Johnny Ace & Alberto Del Rio: Johnny was on the phone when Alberto came up to him angry. Johnny said he has a lot on his plate. Alberto said as the champion he should be the top priority. Alberto said he’s never been in a last man standing match before. Johnny said Alberto won his first Hell in the Cell match, so the same can apply tonight. Alberto said John was right.
Randy Orton defeated Cody Rhodes: A bagger got on the apron so Randy tossed Cody into him and hit the RKO for 3.
WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH
World Heavyweight champion Mark Henry vs. The Big Show went to a no contest: Mark Henry superplexed Show, causing the ring to implode, similar to what happened with Brock Lesnar back in 2003. EMT’s and referees came to help them both to the back and the match just sort of ended.
LAST MAN STANDING WWE TITLE MATCH
Alberto Del Rio defeated John Cena to retain the WWE championship: The match happened with the ring still messed up. The match went all over the arena. John attitude adjusted Alberto through the announce table but was attacked by Miz & R-Truth, distracting the ref from Alberto. Cena managed to get up but was hit in the face with the belt and knocked back down for the 10 count.