Another Report For Last Night's WWE Live Event In Tallahassee: The Shield In Action, Swagger
|By Raj Giri||January 07, 2013 | Comments|
The event started off with Vickie Guerrero coming out yelling "excuse me!" She said that the crowd would be able to pick the stipulation for the US title match between Antonio Cesaro and The Miz. She got a lot of heat from the crowd.
First match: Brodus Clay and Zack Ryder teamed against a returning Jack Swagger and Leo Krueger. Lots of "Let's Go Ryder" chants. Ryder hit the Rough Ryder on Krueger and Brodus hit the splash on Swagger for the win. After the match several kids danced with Brodus, Zack, and the Funkateers in the ring.
Second match: Alex Riley beat JTG. Both guys worked hard but the crowd wasn't too into it.
Third match: Eve defended the Divas Title against Kaitlyn. The match went back and forth and both women got a good crowd response. Eve pinned Kaitlyn to retain the title.
Fourth match: Daniel Bryan came out to a good pop. After that, the Shield entered the ring through the crowd and beat on him. Kane then ran in to a huge pop to help. The Shield beat him up and then Ryback came out to a massive pop. Both teams settled down for the match. There were lots of "Feed Me More" chants throughout the match. Ryback went to hit Shellshocked on Ambrose but Roman hit him in the gut with a chair for the DQ. After, Bryan hit Rollins with a flying clothesline, Kane chokeslammed Roman and Ryback hit Ambrose with Shellshocked.
Fifth match: After intermission, Tensai battled Santino Marella. Lots of "Albert" chants throughout the match. Santino got the pin over Tensai.
Vickie came out and announced that the stipulation for the US title match would be that it was a no DQ match.
Sixth match: Antonio Cesaro defended his title against the Miz, who got a decent pop. They went back and forth and had a good match until Cesaro hit the Neutralizer to retain. After the match, Miz put Cesaro through a table.
Main Event: Dolph Ziggler, with AJ and Big E. Langston battled John Cena. Cena got the bigget pop of the night with several "let's go Cena" chants. AJ and Langston interfered in the match but eventually were sent to the back. At one point the ref got knocked down and AJ and Big E. Langston. Cena kissed AJ. Ziggler hit Langston with the MITB briefcase when Cena moved out of the way. Cena hit Ziggler with the Attitude Adjustment for the win. Cena shook some hands then left. The announcer asked everyone to drive home safely.
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