|By Marc Middleton | December 17, 2012 | Comments|
Flair hits the ring and gets hype as Punk and Heyman make their way down. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Punk is making his way into the ring on crutches. Punk goes low with a crutch and then hits Flair over the back with it. Punk breaks his crutch over Flair's back and does a limping Flair strut across the ring. Flair gets up and hits a thumb to the eye, knocking Punk down. Flair grabs Heyman and locks him in the Figure Four. Heyman taps and Flair finally lets up. Flair takes the mic and tells Jerry Lawler he loves him. Flair says we will never get rid of he and Flair. Flair says he told Vince McMahon if he dies, he wants to die right here or with a girl from Philadelphia. Flair goes on and The Shield's theme music starts. Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns make their way through the crowd. Flair tells them to come on down. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Daniel Bryan and Kane are out brawling with The Shield at ringside. Ambrose drops Flair in the ring and joins the brawl at ringside. They toss Kane into the barrier and go back to Flair in the ring. Reigns tears apart the announce table and they bring Flair out to ringside. They go to put Flair through the table with a triple powerbomb but out comes Ryback to make the save. They try to attack but Ryback takes them all three on.Bryan and Kane get back in the fight. Ryback presses Rollins on top of the announce table. Ryback beats Rollins into the crowd while Kane and Bryan throw the others to the crowd. Ryback enters the ring to shake hands with Flair. Team Hell No also shake hands with The Nature Boy as his music plays. Flair raises their hands and struts. They hoist Flair up in the air as we go to commercial.
- Back from the break and Flair is backstage thanking Kane and Daniel Bryan. Bryan yells no while Kane yells yes and Flair whooo's. Ron Simmons appears, they stop and he lets out a big "Damn!"
Brodus Clay vs. JTG
We go to the ring and Brodus Clay is in the ring dancing with Cameron and Naomi. His opponent is JTG. They go at it and Clay takes control first. Clay with a belly-to-belly suplex and a splash. Clay runs into boots in the corner and hits a blockbuster for a pin attempt.
Clay comes back and takes control. Clay with a big splash in the corner. Clay with a throw and a headbutt. Clay hits the splash for the win.
- We go to the stage and out comes Santino Marella for the "LOL Moment of the Year." As he's coming out, Tensai trips behind him and falls on his face. Tensai gets up and has his head bandaged up from the Trouble in Paradise earlier. Santino tries not to laugh at Tensai and say they are here to present this Slammy. Santino calls him Albert and mocks him. Santino says in Japanese, Tensai means Fat Albert. The nominees are The Rock, Team Hell No, Randy Orton and Vickie Guerrero. We go to commercial.
- Back from the break and Santino says their segment really fell flat on its face. The winner is The Rock for his promo on John Cena. Santino says The Rock could not be here to accept in person and the crowd boos. Santino says he accepts the award but if Rock doesn't come claim it then it's his. Santino goes to walk off but Daniel Bryan comes out yelling no. Kane has to come carry him off.
Sin Cara vs. Cody Rhodes
We go right to the ring for the next match. Rhodes beats Cara down first but Cara comes back with a big springboard elbow. Cody goes to the floor but Cara dives out onto him. We see Rey Mysterio and Damien Sandow at ringside. They come back in the ring and Rhodes stomps away on Cara.
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