WWE RAW Results: Big Show Stands Tall, HBK Returns, Barrett Vignette And More
|By Marc Middleton | August 06, 2012 | Comments|
Winner: CM Punk
- Still to come tonight, Show vs. Orton and Cena vs. Bryan.
- We see Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez arriving backstage in a Ferrari. Del Rio seems angry as they head into the arena. Back to commercial.
- Back from the break and they air a promo video for Wade Barrett's return. It focuses on his background as a bareknuckle fighter. He says his barrage has just begun.
- Del Rio walks in AJ's office and compliments her. Del Rio talks about not wanting to compete until SummerSlam. She says he's not booked anyway and walks off. Del Rio runs his mouth and she comes back. AJ books Del Rio in a match and it's up next. Del Rio orders Ricardo off to get his bags.
- They hype Shawn Michaels appearance for tonight. Another commercial.
Christian vs. Alberto Del Rio
Back from the break and Christian waits in the ring as Alberto Del Rio makes his way out. We see footage from last month where Del Rio attacked Sheamus with the hood of a car. The bell rings and they go at it. Christian takes Del Rio to the corner and works him over. Del Rio takes it to the floor and throws Christian around and into the barrier. Del Rio brings it back in for a 2 count and goes to work on the arm.
Christian tries to make a comeback but Del Rio shuts him down. Christian fights back with a big right hand and a forearm. Christian drops down with the big right hand from the floor. He goes up top for a crossbody and nails it for a 2 count. Del Rio blocks Killswitch and drops Christian on his arm for a 2 count. Del Rio works on the shoulder now. Del Rio runs and kicks Christian in the arm before going up top. He misses the back splash. Christian readies for a spear but Del Rio superkicks him in the mouth. More back and forth as Ricardo gets involved. Del Rio applies the armbreaker for the win.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
- After the match, Sheamus appears on the big screen. He's backstage with Del Rio's Ferrari. Ricardo left the keys in the car when he ran off to get Del Rio's gear earlier. Sheamus says he's going to drive around San Antonio and drives off in the Ferrari.
- Still to come, Orton vs. Show and that match is up next. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and out comes Randy Orton followed by Big Show. They lock up and Show shoves Orton to the match. Show takes Orton to the corner with big body blows. Show goes for a chop but Orton fires back with right hands into the other corner. Orton with a kick and a clothesline. Another clothesline in the corner. Orton mounts Show in the corner with right hands before getting shoved off. Show with a big sideslam that stops Orton's momentum. Show steps on Orton and gets into it with the fans at ringside.
Show taunts Orton now. Orton tries to make a comeback but Show knocks him back down and keeps him grounded on the mat. Orton finally makes a comeback but has the RKO blocked. Show drops Orton with a big chokeslam for a close 2 count. Orton gets knocked out of the ring and Show follows. They brawl at ringside. Show connects with a huge chop to the chest. Show rolls Orton back in the ring and calls for the chokeslam. Orton blocks it but Show knocks him back out of the ring. Show with more big chops on the floor as the referee counts. Show scoops Orton but Orton slides out and shoves him into the ring post. Show blocks a RKO on the floor and nails a big spear. Both men are counted out. We go to replays as they recover on the floor.