WWE RAW Results - Chris Jericho's Contract Terminated, HBK Speaks, Lesnar Quits, More
|By Marc Middleton | August 20, 2012 | Comments|
- Back from the break and Cole plugs tonight's Social Media Ambassador Khloe Kardashian. She's been tweeting about Sin Cara, Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman.
Ryback vs. Mike Spinner and Andy
We go to the ring and out comes Ryback with his new theme song. Two local wrestlers are waiting in the ring. Ryback tosses the one guy out of the ring and shoulder thrusts the other into the corner. Ryback manhandles the guy and powerbombs him. Ryback with two more powerbombs as the other guy comes in the ring. Ryback calls him stupid and suplexes him in on his face. Ryback grabs both of them for the double Shellshocked when Jinder Mahal runs in and attacks from behind for the disqualification.
Winner by DQ: Ryback
- After the bell, Mahal continues the attack and hits Ryback with a knee to the face. Mahal applies The Camel Clutch but Ryback powers to his feet with Jinder on his back. Ryback drops down and Jinder retreats from the ring. Ryback stops one of the local wrestlers from attacking. Ryback grabs both jobbers and slams them down to send a message to Mahal, who looks on from the ramp.
- Chris Jericho is backstage when Dolph Ziggler walks up. Ziggler congratulates him on the SummerSlam win. Ziggler wants a rematch tonight. He says he can beat Jericho. Jericho says he knows how to win the big one and asks if Ziggler does. AJ comes skipping in and makes the rematch. If Jericho loses, his contract is terminated. If Ziggler loses, Jericho gets his Money in the Bank contract. AJ skips off and Ziggler chases after her.
- Alberto Del Rio is shown walking backstage and he's not happy. He slaps something out of Ricardo Rodriguez's hands and keeps walking. We go to commercial.
- Back from the break and out comes Alberto Del Rio. He demands a World Heavyweight Title rematch tonight. AJ Lee comes out and puts him in a match... against Randy Orton.
Randy Orton vs. Alberto Del Rio
Orton makes his way out to a big pop as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and before the match begins, out comes World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus. He joins Cole and Lawler for commentary. Orton goes to work on Del Rio and dropkicks him. Orton with an early pin attempt. Orton with a headlock now. Orton goes on and Del Rio rolls to the apron and gets knocked to the floor. Orton goes back to work on Del Rio in the ring. Orton hits a slingshot suplex for a 2 count.
Orton starts stomping on Del Rio and covers for another pin attempt. Orton mounts Del Rio with rights in the corner but Del Rio turns it around. Del Rio with a big kick to the head and a 2 count. Del Rio with a headlock now. Del Rio charges and misses in the corner. Orton rolls him up for 2. Del Rio comes right back with kicks and dropkicks Orton for 2. Del Rio goes on and hits a suplex. Del Rio mocks Orton and stomps away some more. Del Rio goes to the top but Orton cuts him off. Orton climbs up for a superplex and nails it. 2 count for Orton.
Orton makes a comeback and hits the big powerslam. Orton brings Del Rio in from the apron but Del Rio knocks him back to the apron. Del Rio with a big kick to the head and a 2 count. Del Rio stomps away some more but Orton catches him with a backbreaker. Del Rio comes back with more kicks. Orton blocks the cross armbreaker with a swinging neckbreaker. 2 count by Orton. Del Rio goes back to the corner and Orton cuts him off again. Orton grabs Del Rio and hits the second rope draping DDT from out of the corner this time. Orton readies for the RKO and the crowd pops. Ricardo gets on the apron and Orton jumps at him. Sheamus gets up and makes Ricardo run away. Orton and Sheamus lock eyes, allowing Del Rio to attack from behind with the backstabber. Del Rio covers for the pin but Sheamus puts Orton's foot on the bottom rope, breaking the pin. Del Rio argues with Sheamus and turns around to a big RKO from Orton. Orton covers for the win.
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