WWE RAW Results - AJ Lee Resigns, Largest Lumberjack Match In RAW History And More
|By Marc Middleton | October 22, 2012 | Comments|
- Josh Mathews is backstage with a Sheamus Brawlin' Buddy toy. The real Sheamus walks in and talks about facing CM Punk in the largest lumberjack match in WWE history tonight. Sheamus says he loves the unpredictability. Mathews asks about Hell In a Cell and in walks Big Show. Show punches the Sheamus toy and Sheamus gets mad. Show tells Sheamus he better get serious real quick because the same thing will happen to him on Sunday.
Daniel Bryan vs. Dolph Ziggler
We go to the ring and out comes one-half of the WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan before we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and out comes Dolph Ziggler. They lock up and trade holds. Ziggler ducks a roundhouse kick and they go to lock up again. Ziggler kicks Bryan and takes control. More back and forth action. Ziggler drops Bryan with a big dropkick and stomps some more. Bryan blocks a suplex and goes for the No Lock. They run the ropes and Bryan slams Ziggler hard on his face. Bryan with a submission now.
Ziggler beats Bryan up in the corner. Bryan turns it around and takes Ziggler to the mat for a Figure Four leglock. Ziggler makes it to the ropes and breaks the hold. Bryan unloads with kicks and fights Ziggler on the apron. Ziggler suplexes Bryan from the apron out to the floor. Bryan goes down clutching his leg as the pyro goes off and out comes Kane. A referee tends to Bryan as Kane makes his way down and we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Ziggler has Bryan on the mat as Kane watches from ringside. They fight it out and Bryan makes a comeback. Bryan hits the big dropkick in the corner and covers for 2. Bryan with kicks to the chest while Ziggler is on his knees now. They go on and Ziggler applies the sleeper. Bryan counters but Ziggler hits a big DDT for a 2 count. Ziggler misses a splash in the corner, hits the ring post and falls out to the floor. Bryan runs the ropes and dives out onto Ziggler. Ziggler runs up for a big facebuster off the top. Ziggler covers for 2. Bryan kicks Ziggler's legs out and kicks him in the face. Kane gets the crowd hype with "yes" chants but it upsets Bryan, who chants no. Ziggler attacks from behind while Bryan is distracted and gets the win.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
- After the match, Kane comes in the ring and they argue. Kane says he tried to help Bryan. Bryan shoves him. Matt Striker comes down the ramp and tries to get them to stop arguing. Striker says Vickie Guerrero sent him out because she has a surprise for them. Vickie has made up a "therapeutic game show" for tonight that Team Hell No will participate in. Striker has to host it. Their opponents for the contest tonight are Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes. Striker says the game show is up next as we go to commercial.
- We get a look back at AJ announcing her resignation earlier tonight and Vickie Guerrero being named managing supervisor.
- We go to the ring and chairs are set up and game show music is playing. This is the Newly-tag Game. Kane and Bryan are sitting in chairs while Striker is standing. Striker has Kane and Bryan introduce themselves. They end up arguing until Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow come out. Sandow asks how dare he invite them to take part in such tomfoolery. Sandow goes on and says they will not be participating. Cody says Team Hell No will get to know them when they beat them at Hell In a Cell for the titles. Sandow says you're welcome and they walk off. Kane says Striker's little game show was a total bust. Striker tries to save it and announces Team Hell No the winners by forfeit. They chase Striker out of the ring. He stops on the stage and doesn't wish them luck for Sunday. Striker backs into a pissed off Big Show. Show throws Striker across the stage and heads down.
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