|By Marc Middleton | January 29, 2013 | Comments|
- We're live from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Vickie Guerrero is backstage with three Roulette wheels. One for Superstars, one for stipulations and the "Vickie Vegas Challenge" wheel. Randy Orton vs. Antonio Cesaro is up first. Vickie spins the wheel and it lands on the "special guest referee" stipulation.
- We go to the ring and out comes CM Punk with Paul Heyman. Punk is pissed and storms to the ring, pushing the camera out of the way. Punk is on a rampage as he grabs the mic and hits the ring. Punk yells to cut his music and the crowd boos him. Punk says this is day 435 of the most historic WWE Title reign.
Punk yells about how he won last night. Punk says he is The People's Champ now. The crowd chants for Rocky. Punk calls The Rock a cheater. Punk says the fans are just like Vince McMahon and The Rock. Punk says Vince screwed him worse than he screwed Bret Hart in Montreal. Punk calls it the Phoenix Screwjob and cries about getting screwed. Punk says he's here to crash the party for The Rock tonight. The music hits and out comes Vince McMahon to the stage. Punk calls him a thief and a cheater.
Vince says someone who wants to remain anonymous will deliver video proof to him later that shows CM Punk was involved with Paul Heyman and The Shield last night. Heyman goes to speak and Vince cuts him off. Vince has had enough of Heyman's crap. Vince says they will have a little chat later in the ring. Vince says this footage could result in Heyman's termination. Vince tells them to have a nice party and heads back to the back. Punk continues to throw a fit as Heyman looks worried. Michael Cole welcomes us to RAW and he's joined by JBL and Jerry Lawler.
- Still to come, WWE Champion The Rock will speak.
Randy Orton vs. Antonio Cesaro
We go to the ring for tonight's first RAW Roulette match. Out next comes WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro. The special guest referee is The Miz and out he comes.
Back from the break and Orton covers Cesaro for 2. Orton with a suplex and another 2 count. Cesaro turns it around and takes Orton to the corner with body shots. Orton comes out of the corner with a big clothesline. Orton with a 2 count. Orton with a big backdrop and another 2 count. Cesaro takes it outside and works Orton over. Orton blocks s shot into the fan barrier and drops Cesaro's back over it.
Orton with a pair of uppercuts on the apron. Orton stomps away and slingshots Cesaro under the bottom rope. Orton with another 2 count. They trade a bunch of uppercuts now. Cesaro gets the upperhand but gets backdropped out to the floor. Orton with a clothesline on the floor as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Cesaro back drops Orton as special referee Miz looks on. Cesaro goes to the top but Orton cuts him off. They trade shots and Cesaro drops Orton's face over the top turnbuckle. Cesaro brings Orton back in the ring and covers for 2. Orton fights out of a hold but Cesaro scoop slams him for another 2 count. Cesaro with a chest stomp and gutwrench slam for another 2 count. Cesaro mocks Orton and applies a hold. Orton fights out again and ducks a clothesline. Orton blocks a suplex and unloads. More back and forth action. Cesaro with a flying uppercut from the corner but Orton kicks out at 2. Miz and Cesaro argue about the count. Cesaro turns around and misses a clothesline. Orton with the backbreaker. Cesaro with a thumb to the eye and Miz sees it. Miz pulls Cesaro off and they argue some more. Cesaro turns around to a RKO for the win.
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