WWE Superstars Recap - Cesaro Vs. Riley, Ryder Vs. Swagger, Kofi, Primo, In Action
|By Kian Terani | July 05, 2012 | Comments|
The opening video runs and we go right to the stage area where AW comes out and hypes and introduces his "clients," The Primetime Players. Epico & Primo's music hits and they make their way to the ring as well, with Rosa Mendes.
Primo vs. Titus O'Neil
AW is once again mic'ed-up and roots Titus on. Primo and Titus lock up and Titus powers him to the mat. Primo springs off the ropes and hits a crossbody for a quick count. Primo applies an armbar but Titus escapes and throws Primo over the top rope. Titus gloats in the ring and goes out to bring Primo in and gets 2. AW's commentary continues from ringside. Titus chokes Primo out with his boot in the ring. Primo tries a sunset flip for a pin but Titus is too strong. AW antagonizes the crowd. Primo gets up from a headlock and Titus knocks him right back down.
Primo catches Titus with boots in the corner and goes for a sunset flip again but Titus avoids it again. Primo hits Titus with a drop toe-hold to the ropes and dives through the ropes with a Bronco Buster to Titus. Primo goes up top but AW and Young get on the apron to distract the ref. Epico hits a running dropkick to Young and he goes flying off the apron. Titus catches Primo in the ring from behind and attempts a back bodydrop but Primo rolls through it and rolls Titus up for the win.
Winner by pin: Primo
AW mouths off in the ring as Primo and Epico w/ Rosa celebrate on the outside. AW raises his clients' arms in the ring.
Kofi Kingston vs. Rob Cabildo
Kofi offers his hand but Rob refuses. Kofi out-schools Rob for an early advantage. Kofi hits Cabildo with a reverse elbow for 2. Cabildo doesn't make a clean break in the corner and puts the boots to Kofi. Cabildo tries to keep Kofi grounded. Cabildo misses from off the top and Kofi capitalizes with a flurry of offense. Kofi hits the Boom Drop and the Trouble in Paradise for the win.
Winner by pin: Kofi
-RAW 1000: Bob Barker
Antonio Cesaro w/ Aksana vs. Alex Riley
Cesaro gets an early takedown. They trade go-behinds and Cesaro hits an elbow and a hiptoss. Cesaro hits a shoulderblock but gets a big dropkick to the face. Riley gets 2. Riley applies a side headlock. Cesaro escapes and hits a big chop. Riley gets dropped on the ropes and Cesaro gets 2. Cesaro applies a reverse chinlock. Riley gets up and runs into a boot in the corner. Cesaro hits a slam for 2. Cesaro goes for more covers but Riley kicks out. Aksana banters with fans at ringside. Riley hits an elbow in the corner with a couple of clotheslines and a spinebuster. Riley comes off the top and gets 2. Riley rolls Cesaro up for 2. Cesaro plants Riley and adjusts his neck. Cesaro hits his faceplant finisher for the win.
Winner by pin: Antonio Cesaro
Aksana comes in the ring to celebrate with her beau.
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Zack Ryder vs. Jack Swagger
They lock up and roll around on the mat. Swagger slaps Ryder on the back of the head and runs around the ring. Ryder hits a dropkick and mocks Swagger. Swagger slams Ryder hard on the mat and steps on him. Swagger sends him in but Ryder catches him and returns the favor of slapping him on the head. Swagger applies an armbar. Ryder rolls him up for 2. Ryder hits a boot in the corner and launches Swagger out of the ring. Ryder flies over the top but Swagger catches him in midair and hits a backbreaker on the outside.
Swagger is in control in the ring. He misses with a legdrop. Swagger hits a suplex for 2. Swagger goes back to a rest hold. Ryder fights back but is cut off in the corner. Swagger tries a superplex but Ryder throws him off and they trade shots. Ryder hits a flurry and the Broski Boot for a close 2. Ryder stalks Swagger but Swagger hits a splash off the corner and gets 2 as well. Ryder flips out of a suplex for a neckbreaker for 2. Ryder goes on the second turnbuckle but Swagger catches him in an ankle lock which Ryder escapes. Ryder hits the Ruff Ryder for the win.
Winner by pin: Zack Ryder
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