Location: Portland, OR
Date: December 13, 2013
Commentators: Michael Cole and JBL
The show begins with a video package highlighting Raw’s Ascension Ceremony. In the ring, Randy Orton knocks over Stephanie McMahon from the chaos. Triple H hits a Pedigree on Orton, while helping up Stephanie with Kane and John Cena. Orton sits in the corner, apologizing to the Authority.
Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring. Erick Rowan makes his way to the ring.
Daniel Bryan vs. Erick Rowan w/ Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper
Rowan starts the attack to Bryan with a club to the back and a headbutt. Bryan is taken into the ropes, and whipped. Daniel connects with an elbow strike to the face and starts with some kicks. Daniel runs the ropes, but is taken out with a shoulder from Rowan. Erick connects with a Body Slam. Rowan then connects with a sliding elbow strike to Daniel’s back. Rowan locks in a Bear Hug. Daniel elbows his way out, and runs the ropes. Erick catches him, and connects with a Fallaway Slam. Rowan slams into a cornered Daniel. Pin, but a kick out. Bryan is laid across the top turn buckle, and hit in the midsection. Rowan runs to Bryan, but is hit with a boot. Daniel connects with a Missile Dropkick. Daniel connects with kicks to the chest, and a Roundhouse. Daniel then connects with a Dropkick to Harper on the corner. Daniel sends Rowan over the top rope. Daniel goes for the Suicide Dive onto them both, but is tripped by Bray on the floor.
Winner: Daniel Bryan (DQ)
Rowan and Harper chase after Bryan, but Daniel dodges their attacks. Daniel slides to the floor, and connects with a Busaiku Knee to Wyatt in his rocking chair.
The Real Americans make their way to the ring. Zeb Colter has a mic, as he speaks of someone dressed as Santa Claus saying “Feliz Navidad” to him. Colter says it sounds like an illegal, begging for money, no less. Colter says he doesn’t like people sneaking across the border, especially from the North Pole.
Cody Rhodes and Goldust make their way to the ring.
Tag Team ChampionsCody Rhodes and Goldust vs. The Real Americans (Antonio Cesaro and Jack Swagger) w/ Zeb Colter in a non-title match
Goldust and Cesaro lock up, as Antonio gets the arm. Goldust bounces him off the corner, and does an Arm Drag. Rhodes is tagged, as he elbows the arm of Cesaro. Rhodes is taken to the corner of Cesaro, as Swagger is tagged. Jack throws strikes in the corner, and tags Cesaro. Antonio does the same, and tags back. Swagger connects with shoulders in the corner, and whips Cody. Swagger goes for a Swagger Bomb, but Rhodes rolls away. Rhodes trips Swagger, and tags Goldust. Swagger is hit with an Atomic Drop and a Spinebuster. Cesaro tagged himself, as he throws Goldust to the floor. Cesaro pulls Goldust in for a Lariat on the floor.
Swagger has Goldust in a Front Facelock, as he is backed into the corner. Swagger connects with some shoulders and tags Cesaro in. Antonio connects with Uppercuts from the corner and tags Swagger. Cesaro pushes Goldust into Swagger, as he hits a Belly-to-belly. Swagger locks in a Sleeper, as Goldust stands out. Goldust is thrown into the corner, as he goes for Springboard Elbow. The two collide heads, but both men make the tags. Rhodes gets in with a high knee to Cesaro. Rhodes is whipped to the corner, as he does a Float Over into a pin. Rhodes connects with a laying uppercut and an Alabama Slam. Pin, but Cesaro grabs the ropes. Rhodes misses with the Disaster Kick, as Cesaro goes for the Cesaro Swing. Goldust breaks it, but is sent to the floor. Rhodes connects with the Disaster Kick. Pin, but Swagger breaks it. Swagger and Cesaro are sent to the floor, as Rhodes dives onto them from the top. Rhodes goes top rope for a Moonsault, but Cesaro pulls him into the ring and hits a European Uppercut off the rebound.
Winners: Real Americans (Pinfall)
A John Cena/Randy Orton video package is shown.
Bad News Barrett speaks of everyone voting in record numbers for the Slammy’s. Barrett says they breathed fresh air into some hopeless Superstars. When the audience voted for the winners, they were the losers, because they live vicariously through real winners like him.#BadNewsBarrett
Mark Henry makes his way to the ring. Damien Sandow makes his way to the ring.
Mark Henry vs. Damien Sandow
They lock up, as Sandow is pushed away. Sandow locks in a Side Headlock, but is taken out with a Shoulder Tackle. Sandow is whipped to the corner, as he kicks an oncoming Henry. Sandow is thrown against the ropes, and is hit with a Big Boot. Sandow rolls to the floor, but doesn’t get back in.
Winner: Mark Henry (Count Out)
Big E throws Sandow back into the ring, as he eats a Lariat from Henry. Sandow runs from Henry and connects with an elbow to Langston on the apron. Langston chases Sandow to the back.
Booker T does a WWE Shop sales pitch.
AJ and Tamina make their way to the ring. The Bella are in the ring.
Tamina and Nikki lock up, as Bella is thrown to the floor. Tamina is hit with some elbows, as she is hit with a Headscissors Takeover. AJ gets in the ring and brawls with Nikki. Tamina gets Nikki with a Suplex. Tamina connects with knees to the back, and follows with a Samoan Drop. AJ is tagged, as she pins Nikki. Kick out. AJ locks in a Sleeper, but is backed into the corner. Lee dives at Nikki, but hits the turn buckles. Brie gets in and cleans house. Bella connects with a knee and Missile Dropkick. Brie pins, but Tamina stops it. Tamina is taken out of the ring by the Bellas. AJ pushes Nikki into Brie in a miscommunication, as AJ locks in the Black Widow for the win.
Winners: AJ Lee and Tamina Snuka (Submission)
John Cena makes his way to the ring. Cena says the WWE Universe is still buzzing from Raw. Cena says everyone made history on Raw, as both World Champions willing forfeit them. Cena says 99% of all WWE Superstars will never hold those belts. Cena says the reason it hangs above his head now is for the moment and history that it will make at TLC. Cena says even Orton knows that it needs to happen. Cena says Orton doesn’t know what it will take to win it. Cena says in the 12 years he has known Orton, he knows he is brutal and calculated. Cena says Orton is the Apex Predator. Cena says in those 12 years, he has learned his weaknesses. Cena says Orton will be hit with steel chairs, put through tables and more. Cena says he was built for this. Cena says he never gives up and will get back up. Cena says Orton will fail because Orton will be broken and will have to make the choice to fight or quit. Cena says Orton will show the world what he knows. Cena says come Sunday, a new champion is crowned.
The Shield makes their way to the ring.
The Usos make their way to the ring.
Jimmy and Seth start off, as Rollins is put in a Side Headlock. Seth pushes Jimmy against the ropes, but is taken out with a shoulder tackle. Seth is hit with a right hand across the face, as Jey is tagged. Jey connects with a Flying Clothesline. Pin, but a kick out. Jimmy is tagged, as he connects with an Axe Handle. Pin, but a kick out. Jey is tagged, as he does the same. Roman is tagged, as he connects with a back elbow. Reigns connects with a flurry of fists. Rollins is tagged, as he connects with kicks. Seth connects with a chop. Rollins is hit with Double Superkicks, as Jimmy tags himself in. Rollins is hit to the floor with an elbow strike.
Rollins goes for a Backslide, but Uso gets out. Roman tags, as they do a Wishbone. Reigns connects with a Superman Punch. Pin, but a kick out. Roman throws strikes to Jimmy. Roman locks in a Headlock, but Jimmy connects with a Chinbreaker. Roman connects with a Clothesline. Seth is tagged, as he is sent over the top. Reigns is then hit with a DDT. Seth goes for a Senton, but misses. Jey is tagged, as he cleans house. Seth is taken to the corner, as he is run towards. Reigns gets on the apron, and eats an elbow. Seth runs to Jey, but is hit with a Pop Up Samoan Drop/ Pin, but a kick out. Roman runs to Jey, but is sent to the floor. Rollins goes for a Paroxysm, but is hit with a Superkick. Uso goes top rope, as Seth rolls to the floor. Jey dives onto Seth. Jey is pushed out of the way by Jimmy, as he is hit with a Spear by Roman. Seth then connects with a Lariat to Jey on the floor. Jey gets back into the ring, as he is hit with a Blackout by Rollins. Seth goes for a GTS, and tags Roman. Seth drops Uso, as he is taken out with a Spear for the win.
Winners: The Shield (Pinfall)
CM Punk appears on the Titantron. Punk asks why they broadcast from the basement of the arena, as he says it stinks. Punk says they like to send messages from here, as he sent a message on Monday. Punk says he knows he is walking into a slaughter. Punk knows he is going down, but wonders how many he is taking with him. Punk says the last two times he was in the ring with a Shield member, he exposed them. Punk says they should Believe in the Best.
Ryback is in the ring. Big Show makes his way to the ring.
Ryback w/ Curtis Axel vs. Big Show w/ Rey Mysterio
Ryback goes for a kick, but is chopped. Show throws Ryback in the corner, and connects with a big slap to the chest. Show continues the attack with a headbutt. Show slaps Ryback again. Ryback runs the ropes, but is hit with a Clothesline. Show runs the ropes, but is hit with a Spinebuster. Show grabs Ryback, and connects with a Chokeslam.
Winner: Big Show (Pinfall)
Axel goes to attack Show, but is hit with a 619 from Mysterio.
Randy Orton makes his way to the ring. Orton speaks of an accident taking place on Raw. Orton says that was supposed to be historic, but instead, Stephanie McMahon was trampled by him. Orton says he would like to apologize to Stephanie and Triple H, face to face. Triple H makes his way to the ring. Orton says they have fought many wars together, as friends and enemies. Orton says Triple H knows him. Orton says he apologizes. To prove it, they watch footage to show it was an accident. Orton says he has more footage, in slow motion to prove his innocence. It shows Daniel Bryan pushing Orton into Stephanie. Orton says he liked them both to accept his humble apology. Triple H says he has seen the footage. Triple H says Raw showed a lot of things going wrong. Triple H says he could fire Orton for this. Triple H says that wouldn’t be best for business. Triple H says for this one time, he accepts Orton’s apology. Orton says he knows Hunter has his back, but just needs to know something. After Raw, Cena stood with the Authority facing Orton. Randy just wants an explanation for them being with John Cena. Orton wants to know why, because he will be the Champion of Champions. Orton wants to know if the Authority has faith in him. Triple H tells him not to worry about it, as he shakes his hand. Triple H says they know where their faith lies.