WWE RAW Results - Flair Returns, 2012 Slammy Awards, NXT Star Debuts And More
|By Marc Middleton | December 17, 2012 | Comments|
Ryback vs. Antonio Cesaro
Out next comes WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro
Cesaro cuts the music and says he's the true newcomer of the year. Cesaro says he's smarter and stronger than Ryback. They go at it and Cesaro hits a big uppercut to the back. Ryback ends up slamming Cesaro for a 2 count.
Cesaro goes for the Neutralizer but it's blocked. Ryback drops Cesaro again and readies for the big clothesline but Cesaro rolls out to the floor. Ryback throws him back in the ring but Cesaro rolls out the other side. Cesaro is counted out.
Winner by Count Out: Ryback
- We go to the stage and out comes Gene Okerlund, Ricky Steamboat and Jim Ross to present the final Slammy of the night - Match of the Year. The nominees are Undertaker vs. Triple H, Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena, Sheamus vs. Big Show at Hell In a Cell and John Cena vs. The Rock. Back to commercial.
- Back from the break and the winner for Match of the Year is Undertaker vs. Triple H at WrestleMania. Triple H's music hits and out he comes to a big pop. HHH greets the Hall of Famers and then the fans chant his name. HHH speaks but the crowd chants that they want The Undertaker. HHH calls their match magical. HHH says Taker is the benchmark of what he thinks the business is about. He says it was an honor to be a part of that match. A "thank you Hunter" chant starts. HHH thanks the fans back and says he means that. He knows there's a million dollar question hanging in the air and he wants to clear it up now. HHH says we have not seen the last of The Undertaker and the fans pop.
- The cameras cut backstage and Tommy Dreamer is being beat down by The Shield. They taunt him and beat him down before leaving the building.
AJ Lee and Dolph Ziggler vs. Vickie Guerrero and John Cena
AJ Lee comes out to the ring and demands that a ladder be put up in the ring. Two crew members pull one from under the ring and stand it up in the ring. AJ climbs the ladder as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and AJ is at the top of the ladder. AJ says she's just full of surprises. She says everyone has asked her why she did what she did to the hero John Cena. AJ goes to explain why she pushed Cena off the ladder but Vickie Guerrero comes out screaming and talking trash. Out next comes Dolph Ziggler followed by John Cena.
Cena and Ziggler start things off. Ziggler ducks a clothesline and shows off some. Cena takes Ziggler down for a 1 count. They trade holds. Cena slams Ziggler and he tags in AJ. AJ comes in and stares at Cena. Vickie comes in and tackles AJ and they start brawling on the mat. AJ rolls to the floor and starts leaving up the ramp. Ziggler runs over and knocks Cena off the apron. Dolph brings it back in and stomps away on Cena. Vickie leaves now and it's just Ziggler and Cena. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment but Ziggler counters and hits a big DDT. Ziggler drops a bunch of elbows now.
Cena applies the STF and turns it around but here comes AJ with NXT Champion Big E Langston. Langston hits the ring and runs right over Cena. Langston stands over Cena as AJ skips around them. Ziggler looks on as RAW goes off the air.
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