WWE Superstars Results: Mason Ryan's Losing Ways Continue, Mahal Vs. Gabriel

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Intro package runs. Tonight's main event is Justin Gabriel vs. Jinder Mahal. Alex Riley's music hits. Scott Stanford welcomes us to the show, joined by Josh Matthews. Michael McGillicutty makes his way to the ring. Stanford says he's back home in Minneapolis, but not getting the reception he was looking for (I think they don't know him, or couldn't care less). Apparently Bob Dylan, "the guy who played MacGyver" (Richard Dean Anderson), and Prince are all from there.

Alex Riley vs. Michael McGillicutty

The bell rings and they lock-up with a collar and elbow tie-up. They make a clean break. Stanford says A-Ry is up 2 to 1 in this series. They lock-up again in the corner, the ref calls for a clean break, McGillicutty pie-faces A-Ry, A-Ry pushes him, McGillicutty goes down. The announcers sell the amateur sports backgrounds of both men. A-Ry takes McGillicutty down into a side headlock. They both hit some punches and kicks. McGillicutty Irish-whips A-Ry and he counters, sending McGillicutty to the turnbuckle. A-Ry stands on the second rope and begins punching McGillicutty, and actually makes it to 10! The crowd, of course, counts along. A-Ry then plants McGillicutty with a front face-slam, for a near fall. A-Ry hits a single-arm suplex, for another near fall. McGillicutty goes to the outside and tries to pull A-Ry, under the bottom rope, to the outside, by his ankles. A-Ry fights it; McGillicutty slams the back of his knee on the apron. He finally pulls him out, A-ry's skulls makes a 'thud' on the mat. McGillicutty verbally abuses A-Ry.

(Commercial) (The Geico gecko isn't funny anymore).

Back in the ring, McGillicutty has A-Ry in a side headlock. McGillicutty is screaming like a madman (this could be a good gimmick for him going forward; the beard helps). A-Ry works his way up, breaks free, McGillicutty whips him to the ropes and attempts a double front drop-kick, but A-Ry holds the ropes and McGillicutty gets nothing but mat (I don't see how it hurts more if you miss your mark, he was going to back-bump regardless). A-Ry grabs his legs and flips over him for a pin, and gets a near fall. McGillicutty hits a monster clothesline. 1…2… A-Ry kicks out. McGillicutty flips by his neck to the mat, and hits a running snap mare from behind, to a sitting A-Ry. Back to a side headlock and giving forearms to A-Ry's face. McGillicutty hits a running reverse elbow to A-Ry in the corner and goes back to the headlock spot. (McGillicutty's Arsenal: move, move, rest-spot…move, move, rest-spot). A-Ry gets up and hits a sweep/Rock-Bottom. A-Ry hits some high-energy offense: flying double ax-handle, clothesline, and spine-buster. Then he hits his signature DDT, and McGillicutty kicks out! Let's go Riley chants. McGillicutty hits a Saito suplex on A-Ry; he kicks out. McGillicutty goes to the top rope. Matthews says we've never seen this from him. A-Ry grabs the top rope and McGillicutty loses his balance (and probably a couple of kids). A-Ry hits a rather sloppy, but effective belly to belly superplex. McGillicutty kicks out! A-Ry lifts him on his shoulders for the Final Score; McGillicutty gets out, and hits the Turning Heads neck breaker for the win. (Decent match from two guys with huge up-sides).

Winner by pin fall: Michael McGillicutty (7:45)

They plug the main-event.


MGK – Invincible is now available on iTunes.

Dave Batis…I mean Mason Ryan makes his way to the ring. (His hair is finally starting to get long; that 'in-limbo' hairdo wasn't doing him any favors). Stanford says if he was casting an action super-hero, he would cast Ryan, regardless of his acting skills (or wrestling skills). Justin Roberts introduces Tyler Reks, accompanied by Curt Hawkins. Stanford asks why Hawkins still needs a cane. Matthews says he has obviously used it to his advantage.

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