Location: Fayetteville North Carolina
Date: November 2nd 2012 ( Taped: October 30th)
Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield & Josh Matthews
With all of the controversy over Hell in a Cell and who was responsible for Brad Maddox’s actions, the affair that probably does not exist between John Cena and AJ Lee along with Vickie Guerrero’s attempt to find a conspiracy theory, and don’t forget that we have a new World Champion.
We are live on tape from Fayetteville, North Carolina and your announcers are Josh ‘Flair Country’ Mathews and John ‘Armstrong’ Layfield.
We begin with Miz in the ring for MizTV. Miz says that there are some shocking incidents going on in the WWE. Did AJ and John Cena have an affair? Vickie Guerrero thinks so. At Hell in a Cell, Brad Maddox goes Rogue to help CM Punk retain the WWE Title against Ryback. Miz talks about his first guest and the dispute over which is more powerful, the Brogue Kick or the KO Punch. You might have missed Sheamus getting knocked out and losing the World Championship.
Miz brings out the FORMER World Champion Sheamus. Sheamus comes out and he is still in a good mood.
Miz brings up that it has been seven months since he has not had the World Title. Miz says that the World Title match was incredible, but he wonders how embarrassed Sheamus feels about being a loser after being knocked out by Big Show.
Sheamus tells Miz that he could ask Miz the same question. Sheamus asks Miz how his rematch against Kofi Kingston went. He doesn’t see Miz with a title.
Miz throws out a few reallys. Miz points out that he has beaten Kofi and he will regain his Intercontinental Title. Sheamus has never beaten the Big Show and he never will.
Sheamus agrees with Miz that he hasn’t beaten Big Show. He would be lying if he did not say that getting knocked out did not humble him. He gave his best but his best wasn’t good enough. Sheamus will not walk around with his tail between his legs.
Miz interrupts the Cliched Former Champion.
Miz reminds Sheamus of what happened at Wrestlemania to lead to Sheamus losing the title. John Laurinaitis got put in power and that allowed Big Show to get his contract that brought him back to the WWE and that is how Sheamus lost the title.
Sheamus thinks about it and he wonders if he should be kicking Miz in the face.
Miz tells Sheamus that he is a guest on his show. Sheamus should not be trying to take his shame out on Miz because he could not get the job done. Sheamus says that he can beat the Big Show but he sees the doubt in Sheamus’ eyes.
Miz says that he will regain the Intercontinental Title when he faces Kofi Kingston again. He is the Miz . . .
and he is interrupted by Kofi Kingston’s music.
Kofi says that Miz is a bit disoriented. It has been a while since Miz was on the Real World, but he has lost touch with reality. How many times does he have to kick Miz in the head to knock some sense into him. Kofi wants Miz to come to grips that Kofi beat him. Then he beat Miz. Then he beat Miz on Sunday. In three weeks . . .
Miz says that he will lead his team to victory at the Survivor Series, just like he did at Wrestlemania and he will personally eliminate Kofi. He is the Miz and he is . . .
Interrupted one more time. This time it is the World Champion, the Big Show.
Show says that he does not want to hear Miz taking credit for Show’s victory. He says that he has to side with Kofi and he thinks that there is something wrong with Miz. Why is Miz interviewing the ‘former’ World Champion instead of the ‘new’ World Champion? Why is Miz asking Sheamus about being KOed instead of asking Show about what it is like to KO Sheamus.
Miz asks Show how it felt to knock out Sheamus. Show says that to describe the perfect euphoria of closing his hand into a fist.
Sheamus reminds Show that he hit Big Show with White Noise on Raw and what kind of euphoria did Show feel at that time.
Sheamus suggests that they do this right now.
Show tells Sheamus that he is being delusional again. Sheamus will get all of the Big Show that he could ever want at Survivor Series. Show says that everyone knows that he will go to the ring and KO Sheamus again. There is nothing to prove tonight so he tells Sheamus ‘No’.
Miz tries to attack Kofi in the ring but Kofi sees him coming and Kofi with a back body drop to the floor.
Sin Cara and Rey Mysterio walk in the back and then we see Darren Young and Titus O’Neil walk in a different hallway as we go to commercial.
We are back and Big Show is walking in the back and Booker T stops by to congratulate Show on his victory. Booker says that they left everything in the ring at Hell in a Cell. Booker says that in his role as General Manager of Smackdown, he has to give the fans what they want. He is going to give them Show and Miz against Kofi Kingston and Sheamus.
Match Number One: Sin Cara (with Rey Mysterio ) versus Darren Young (with Titus O’Neil )
Young slaps Cara in the back of the head and he kicks him. Cara slides through the legs and he this a head scissors take down. Cara kicks the hand and then he uses the ropes for an arm drag. Young with a clothesline and then he drops an elbow and hits a leg drop.
Young with a neck breaker for a near fall. Young with a reverse chin lock but Cara gets to his feet. Cara counters a suplex and gets a near fall with an inside cradle. Young with an elbow and kicks to Cara. Young puts Cara in the corner and he punches Cara and then he snap mares Cara into a reverse chin lock.
Cara with elbows but Young with a knee and he tries for a belly-to-back suplex but Cara lands on his feet. Cara with an elbow and kick to Young followed by a missile drop kick and forearms. Cara with kicks to the leg and then he hits the handspring back elbow for a near fall. Young with a kick and Cara counters an atomic drop with a rollup for a near fall.
Cara with a kick to Young. Young hits the Orange Crush gutbuster for the three count.
Winner: Darren Young
After the match, Darren and Titus do the Millions of Dollars Dance and then Titus gets a whistle and blows it. Titus tells everyone that when the country bumpkins thought that Halloween was over, D Young busted open the piñata in the ring. This was a case of a little dog getting in the ring with a big dog. Titus says that as a good Samaritan, he will let another little dog get in the ring with a big dog (and this big dog barks).
Titus challenges Rey Mysterio and Rey is ready for a fight. Rey throws a t-shirt at Titus and Titus gets on the apron.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Titus O’Neil (with Darren Young) versus Rey Mysterio (with Sin Cara)
Rey with a kick to the leg as he stays away from Titus. Titus sends Rey into the corner but Rey with a kick and drop kick to the knees. Titus with a clothesline to Rey and he barks. Titus with a kick to the midsection. Titus with kicks to Rey and then Darren gets in a cheap shot while the referee deals with Titus. Titus puts Rey in the corner and he connects with forearms.
Rey with kicks to Titus but Titus kicks back and he picks up Rey for a slam and he gets a near fall. Titus waits for Rey to get back to his feet and he picks up Rey for a power slam but Rey escapes and he kicks Titus. Titus with a shoulder tackle and kick to Rey. Titus charges at Rey but he misses a boot into the midsection and Rey kicks Titus and then he drop kicks Titus into the ropes and Titus gets trapped in the force field on the middle rope. Young trips Rey but Sin Cara takes care of Young on the floor. Rey tries for the 619 but Titus grabs Rey’s legs and he picks up Rey and runs him into the turnbuckles. Titus sets for the charge into the corner but Titus’ shoulder makes contact with the turnbuckle and Rey gets the three count with a rollup.
Winner: Rey Mysterio
After the match, Rey and Sin Cara do the Milliones de Pesos dance.
We go to commercial.
We are back and it is time to take a look back at the ‘most controversial moment’ in WWE history at Hell in a Cell. Let’s go to the end of the match.
Josh Mathews mentions that Brad Maddox has been suspended indefinitely. After the Board of Inquiry, Brad Maddox will be live on Raw to explain what happened.
John Layfield says that a lot of people do not think that Brad Maddox acted alone and he is one of them.
We then go to footage from Raw when we found out the members of Team Punk and Team Foley at Survivor Series.
Booker T and Teddy Long are in Booker’s office and Teddy says that everything is out of control on Raw under Vickie Guerrero. If it gets any worse, there will be a full blown mutiny.
Natalya enters the office and she says that since Eve is on the European tour, she would like a shot to step in her role.
David Otunga storms in and he wonders when Natalya learned about leadership. Teddy asks David if they taught him how to knock at Harvard. David says that if Booker needs anything, he is here for him and he is his man. Booker needs a competitor to face a returning Superstar tonight.
Otunga asks who the returning Superstar is and Booker tells him that it is the Great Khali and Otunga spits his coffee on Natalya’s clothes.
Booker tells Otunga to get his gear on because that match is tonight.
Otunga apologizes to Natalya and he tells her that her new look is an improvement. Otunga slurps from the monolith of coffee and Natalya slaps Otunga in the face and he spits coffee all over Teddy.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez make their way to the announce table to watch the next match.
Match Number Three: Randy Orton versus Wade Barrett
Del Rio comes into the ring and Orton kicks Albeto. Ricardo sends Orton into the ring post while Barrett watches. Del Rio with kicks to Orton and the referee have to take Del Rio to the back. Del Rio sends Orton into the post one more time.
We go to commercial so order can be restored and the match can officially start.
The match is joined in progress and Orton with elbows and then he clotheslines Barrett over the top rope to the floor. Orton rolls to the floor and he hits a belly-to-back suplex onto the ringside barrier. Orton with a forearm across the chest before they return to the ring.
Barrett with a big boot to Orton’s chest and Barrett with punches to Orton’s head. Barrett with a knee drop and he gets a near fall. Barrett chokes Orton in the ropes and then he puts Orton in the ropes and chokes him. Barrett with knees to the midsection and then he hits the big boot to the chest and Orton is sent to the floor.
Barrett goes to the floor and he tries to send Orton into the ring steps but Orton blocks it. Barrett blocks Orton’s attempt to send Barrett into the steps. Barrett sends Orton into the steps and they return to the ring where Barrett gets a near fall. Barrett with a reverse chin lock and Orton gets back to his feet.
Orton tries to get to the ropes but then he goes for a belly-to-back suplex to escape the hold and both men are down. Barrett with a back heel kick to Orton and Barrett with a kick to the top of the head. Barrett picks up Orton and he punches Orton in the ribs. Barrett with a short arm clothesline for a near fall.
Barrett with more kicks to Orton. Orton blocks a punch and returns fire with punches of his own. They go back and forth but Orton with a kick and he gets the advantage. Barrett with a knee to the midsection and Barrett with an elbow drop with the point of the elbow hitting the ribs that Barrett worked on for a near fall. Barrett goes to the middle turnbuckle and hits an elbow drop but Orton kicks out.
Barrett with a rear chin lock Orton gets back to his feet and he punches Barrett. Barrett with a slam and Wade goes to the turnbuckles again but Orton recovers and punches Barrett. Orton with a head butt and punches. The referee pulls Orton away but he is able to get Barrett set up for the superplex and Orton hits it but both men are down.
Orton waits to pounce on Barrett. Orton with two clotheslines and then he ducks one from Barrett. Orton with a power slam. Orton gets Barrett in the ropes and Orton hits the IEDDT. Orton looks around and he sees Del Rio on the stage before Orton can twist into RKO position. Ricardo gets on the apron and Orton punches him. Barrett with a rollup for the three count.
Winner: Wade Barrett
After the match, Del Rio and Rodriguez go to the back. Orton looks at Barrett but he decides to go to the back and it looks like the evening is not over for Orton, Del Rio, and Rodriguez.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a video package about the money raised for breast cancer in October.
We go to the back where Matt Striker stops Ricardo Rodriguez and Alberto Del Rio. Matt wonders why Alberto persists in taunting Randy Orton. Alberto says that Randy is not the Viper or Apex Predator. Alberto says that Orton is a crying girl.
Unfortunately, Randy Orton was in the hallway and he sees Alberto. Alberto and Orton fight in the catering area. Alberto tries to grab a large container with coffee and he burns his hands. Orton gets something to grab the container and he tries to throw it at Del Rio but Alberto moves. Ricardo was not so fortunate and he was caught in the crossfire and he is in immense pain due to burns.
Alberto and Randy continue to fight while everyone else watches the fight. The Three Man Band enjoys some food while watching. Orton pours something else onto Ricardo and he screams and runs away.
Orton grabs a chair but Del Rio kicks Orton in the arm. Orton back body drops Del Rio through a table. Orton punches Del Rio and then he thinks about leaving but then we see other wrestlers watching the action. Orton and Del Rio fight by the dessert table but they block attempts to go into the cake. Orton throws Del Rio into another table.
Del Rio finally runs away.
Matt Striker asks Orton about what just happened and Orton sends Striker’s face into the cake.
We go to commercial.
We are back and we are reminded that Jerry Lawler will return to Raw in Columbus, Ohio.
Match Number Four: Great Khali versus David Otunga
Otunga poses for Khali and he turns his back to Khali but Khali pushes Otunga into the corner. Otunga with kicks to Khali. Otunga with a drop kick to the knees and David poses. Khali with a chop to the chest and then he sends Otunga into the corner. Khali with elbows in the corner. Khali with a chop across the chest and we see Natalya watching in the back.
Khali with an Irish whip but he misses a boot in the corner. Otunga with kicks but Khali grabs Otunga. Otunga escapes and Khali with a chop to the top of the head for the three count.
Winner: Great Khali
We go to commercial.
We are back and Natalya tells Great Khali that she wanted to tell him how impressed she was by his performance. She shakes Khali’s hands and she comments on his big hands.
Match Number Five: R Truth versus Justin Gabriel
Truth wants to know what’s up and Gabriel howls. They lock up and Truth with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Truth wants to know what’s up again and Truth dances and then he punches Gabriel. Gabriel floats over in the corner and he returns fire with some dance moves. Truth with a twisting flying forearm for a near fall.
Gabriel sends Truth to the apron and Truth with a punch. Truth goes up top but Gabriel moves. Gabriel with a drop kick and he gives Truth a snap mare followed by a kick to the back for a near fall. Gabriel with a modified abdominal stretch and he gets a near fall with a rollup. Gabriel with a clothesline for a near fall.
Gabriel with a reverse chin lock on Truth but Truth gets to his feet. Gabriel with a forearm and kicks to Truth ending with a jumping back spin kick. Gabriel with a spinning heel kick for a near fall. Gabriel with a kick to the back. Gabriel with an Irish whip and splash into the corner. Gabriel misses a springboard move and Truth hits Little Jimmy for the three count.
Winner: R Truth
After the match, Truth offers his hand to Gabriel and Justin shakes it.
It is time for a Raw Rebound.
Big Show and Miz are in the dressing room and Miz talks about their time as tag team champions. Miz tells Show to follow his lead like they used to. Show says that they were a team before and they were teammates. Tonight, he is Miz’ superior. If Miz does not do what he says, he will knock Miz out. Show tells Miz to give him his championship.
We go to commercial.
We are back with an Earlier Tonight Moment when Alberto Del Rio and Randy Orton battled through catering.
We are told that next week during the ‘Live’ Smackdown, we will have a Falls Count Anywhere Match between Randy Orton and Alberto Del Rio.
Match Number Six: Miz and Big Show versus Kofi Kingston and Sheamus
Miz and Kofi start things off and Show tags himself in. Sheamus tags in and then Show goes to the apron and tags Miz in. Miz says that he has it. Miz with a kick and punches to Sheamus. Sheamus punches back and he sends Miz into the turnbuckles and then punches him again. Sheamus blocks a hip toss and hits a short arm clothesline.
Sheamus tags in Kofi and Kofi with a double sledge to the arm followed by kicks. Miz with a shoulder tackle but Kofi with a leaping back elbow and then he clotheslines Miz over the top rope to the floor. Kofi with a suicide dive onto Miz and we have a stand off as we go to commercial.
We are back and Show tags in and he slams Kofi. Show has something to say to Sheamus on the apron. Show chops Kofi across the chest and then he takes Kofi down with a waist lock and front face lock as he tells Sheamus that he will show him some wrestling. Show with a side head lock take down.
Kofi with punches but Show with a side slam to Kofi. Show tags Miz in and Miz works on the back. Miz with a running boot to the head and he gets a near fall. Miz rakes the face and applies a rear chin lock. Kofi tries to get to his feet and he punches Miz. Miz hits Reality Check and gets a near fall. Miz with a rear chin lock.
Kofi with elbows but Miz keeps Kofi from making the tag. Kofi with a rollup and then he tries to get to his corner to make the tag. Kofi kicks Miz away and tags in Sheamus. Sheamus with two running double sledges followed by a shoulder in the corner, a running knee lift and a power slam. Sheamus gets Miz on the apron and he connects with the ten forearms across the chest.
Sheamus with the fireman’s carry slam and Kofi is tagged in and he hits a springboard cross body but Show breaks up the cover. Sheamus sends Show to the floor. The referee tries to get Sheamus to the apron and he does not see Show punch Kofi when he was getting ready to punch Miz in the corner. Sheamus goes after Show but does not realize that his tag team partner is knocked out and getting pinned.
Winners: Big Show and Miz
After the match, Big Show leaves the ring and Sheamus decides that if he cannot give Big Show the Brogue Kick, he can give one to Miz. Sheamus pounds his chest and lets out a FELLA as we go to credits.