WWE RAW Results - Flair Returns, 2012 Slammy Awards, NXT Star Debuts And More
|By Marc Middleton | December 17, 2012 | Comments|
Kofi Kingston vs. Tensai
Tensai waits in the ring as WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston comes out. Kofi strikes first with a dropkick but Tensai shoves him off and drops an elbow. Tensai with another elbow and more shots to the head. Tensai takes it to the corner and beats Kofi down. Tensai with the splash from the second rope for another pin attempt.
Tensai misses a splash in the corner and turns around to Trouble in Paradise for the win.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
- After the match, Kofi is celebrating when Wade Barrett attacks him and sends him down to the floor. Barrett works him over and hits the Bullhammer elbow on the floor. Barrett walks off as we go to replays.
- Vickie Guerrero comes out to present the Slammy for Kiss of the Year. The nominees are AJ Lee kissing Daniel Bryan, AJ kissing Kane, AJ kissing CM Punk and AJ kissing John Cena. We go back to commercial.
- Back from the break and Vickie says she would never be nominated for this award because she would never abuse her authority by having a romantic relationship with a Superstar. AJ wins the Slammy for kissing Cena. AJ comes out skipping. Vickie says AJ needs to explain her actions at TLC before she gets the Slammy. AJ snatches the award and says she doesn't owe anyone anything. AJ says she has cared a lot about what people think about her, including the fans. Not anymore, she says. Vickie calls her trash. Vickie and AJ argue when Dolph Ziggler comes out and gets in the middle. AJ says that may have been kiss of the year but that was nothing compared to this... AJ jumps onto Ziggler and they start kissing. Vickie screams and storms off but AJ and Dolph are still kissing. He sets her down and she skips around before heading to the back.
The Great Khali vs. David Otunga
We go to the ring and out comes The Great Khali with Natalya. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and David Otunga is out. Khali quickly drops him with a big overhand chop and takes him to the corners for chops to the chest. Khali gets hung up on the top rope and Otunga stomps away. Khali manages to big boot Otunga and then clothesline him. Khali with another big chop for the win.
Winner: The Great Khali
- After the match, Natalya comes into the ring and dances around with Khali.
- Back from the break and Justin Roberts welcomes Ric Flair back to WWE. Flair comes out to present the Slammy for Superstar of the Year.
Flair comes out to a big pop and talks about why he loves Philadelphia. Flair announces the Superstar of the Year and it's John Cena. Cena comes out and gets mostly boos from the crowd. The boos continue as Cena stands there. Cena talks about what it is to be Superstar of the Year. Cena gives the award to Flair and says it's great to see him back where he belongs. Cena says this award is for Flair. Flair starts speaking and out comes WWE Champion CM Punk on crutches. Paul Heyman is behind him. It looks like Cena has left.
Punk says this is ridiculous and makes no sense. He says the fact people voted for John Cena is atrocious. Punk says Cena had a horrible year. Punk calls Cena a loser, like Flair and the fans in Philadelphia. Punk says he's Superstar of the Year because he's been WWE Champion 393 days. Punk says he's the man, not Cena and not Punk. Punk starts whoooing. Flair talks and refers to Heyman as Punk's baggage. Flair says he hasn't been here but he's been watching. Punk says with one leg he could still whoop Flair's ass. Punk wants to talk about baggage. Flair says his two Hall of Fame rings or his four ex-wives. Punk insists he could beat Flair and anyone up in Philly with one leg. Flair says let's handle this. He takes his jacket off and goes down to the ring.
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