|By Marc Middleton | November 13, 2012 | Comments|
We go to a preview for tonight's show with Jerry Lawler's return, Vickie Guerrero's evidence, Brad Maddox and more. We're live from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Out comes Randy Orton to kick things off.
Orton makes his way to the ring as we have Jim Ross and Michael Cole on commentary. They hype tonight's main event with John Cena vs. CM Punk. We see footage from the Falls Count Anywhere Match with Orton and Alberto Del Rio on SmackDown.
Randy Orton vs. Dolph Ziggler
Out comes Orton's opponent Dolph Ziggler without Vickie Guerrero.
They lock up and Ziggler goes to a headlock before dropping Orton to the mat. Orton comes back and drops Ziggler from way up in the air. Orton clotheslines Dolph to the apron and slingshot suplexes him back in. Orton with a 2 count. Back and forth action until Ziggler nails a dropkick for 2. Ziggler with a neckbreaker and several elbow drops. Ziggler shows off some and drops another big elbow for 2.
Orton fights out with a big backdrop. Orton with clotheslines and a powerslam now. Orton takes Ziggler to the apron and hits the draping DDT. Orton hits the mat and the fans get hype. Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez run down for inference. Ziggler tries to attack from behi9nd but Orton rolls him up for the win.
Winner: Randy Orton
- After the match, Ricardo, Ziggler and Del Rio beat Orton down. Kofi Kingston comes down and clears the ring. Teddy Long comes out and says Vickie Guerrero is too obsessed with AJ Lee. Teddy makes Orton and Kofi vs. Ziggler and Del Rio right now.
Randy Orton and Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio
Kofi starts things off with Ziggler and here we go. They go at it with Kofi taking control. Kofi with a dropkick before we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Del Rio is in control of Kofi. Dolph comes in and goes for a neckbreaker but Kofi counters for 2. Ziggler with a neckbreaker for 2 as Orton breaks the pin. Orton and Del Rio end up coming in and a brawl breaks out. Orton powerslams Del Rio. More back and forth. Kofi tags himself in and hits a crossbody on Del Rio for 2. Kofi nails SOS on Del Rio for a close 2 as Ziggler breaks it up. Orton takes Ziggler to the floor. Ricardo distracts Kofi and Del Rio kicks him in the head in the corner for the win.
Winners: Alberto Del Rio and Dolph Ziggler
- Hype for Jerry Lawler's return tonight. Vickie Guerrero is headed to the ring as we go to commercial.
- Back from the break and Vickie Guerrero is in the ring with Dolph Ziggler. Dolph gives us the definition of a scandal. Ziggler says he's not here to hide behind Vickie, he's out here for the truth. Ziggler shows us the photos of AJ Lee and John Cena having dinner and then getting into the elevator and then AJ going into a hotel room that appears to be Cena's. Vickie speaks about AJ and the crowd boos.
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