We are in Portland, Oregon and your announcers are Josh ‘Getting ready to host the Kickoff Show Panel’ Mathews and Miz.
The World and WWE Title belts are over the ring because we need to remind you about TLC.
Match Number One: Curtis Axel (with Ryback) versus Dolph Ziggler
They lock up and go around the ring until the referee separates them. They lock up again and Axel and Ziggler alternate working on the arm. Axel with a hammer lock and knee drop to the arm. Ziggler with a side head lock and Axel with a reversal. Axel with a shoulder tackle and drop kick after a hurdle leap frog.
They lock up and Axel with a side head lock and Ziggler tries for a hip toss but Axel blocks it. Axel tries for a hip toss and Ziggler blocks it. Ziggler with a hip toss and then he gets Axel in a front face lock on the mat. Ziggler with a neck breaker and then he prepares for the rapid fire elbow drops leading into a hesitation leaping elbow drop and he gets a near fall.
Axel with a kick to the midsection followed by a punch and forearm to the back of the head. Axel with a kick and elbow to the back of the head. Ziggler with a kick to Axel followed by a flying clothesline. Ziggler tries for the Zig Zag but Axel holds on to the ropes. Ziggler with a drop kick but then he goes for the Stinger Splash but Axel moves and Ziggler hits the ring post and goes to the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Axel with a rear chin lock but Ziggler gets to his feet and he connects with elbows and punches. Axel with a back breaker and he gets a near fall. Axel pulls at Ziggler’s face while in the ropes and he has something to say to Ziggler. Axel with a slam and he goes to the turnbuckles for an elbow drop and he connects and gets a near fall.
Axel kicks Ziggler but Ziggler with punches. Axel with a knee to the midsection and he gets a near fall. Axel runs his forearm across the face and then he returns to the rear chin lock while also working on the neck. Ziggler with a jawbreaker followed by a reverse exploder. Ziggler leaps into the corner and he punches Axel. Ziggler with a neck breaker for a near fall.
Axel with a clothesline for a near fall. Axel punches Ziggler and he tries for a slam but Ziggler escapes and he applies a sleeper and he gets on Axel’s back. Axel backs Ziggler into the corner. Ziggler with a Fameasser for a near fall. Ziggler goes to the apron and up top. Axel stops Ziggler and crotches him.
Axel with a Fisherman’s suplex with Ziggler on the turnbuckles for a near fall. Ziggler avoids the snap swinging neck breaker and Ziggler responds with a DDT for a near fall. Ziggler knocks Ryback off the apron and then Axel hits the snap mare driver for the three count.
Winner: Curtis Axel
We take a look back to Kane’s decision to put CM Punk in a match against The Shield. Then we move ahead to CM Punk’s comments about the match at TLC when he won the Most Extreme Moment Slammy.
Match Number Two: Natalya versus Alicia Fox
They lock up and Natalya with a wrist lock but Alicia with a cartwheel to reverse. Natalya with a reversal and a single leg sweep. Alicia tries for a head scissors but Natalya escapes. Natalya with a side head lock. Natalya with a side head lock. Alicia with a head scissors take down and Natalya with an O’Connor Roll for a near fall.
Natalya with a waist lock and Alicia gets to the ropes. Alicia with a boot to the head and she gets a near fall. Alicia with another near fall. Alicia with a head scissors but Alicia escapes. Alicia pulls Natalya to the mat by the hair.
Alicia with a Northern Lights suplex and she gets a near fall. Alicia returns to the head scissors but Natalya gets to her feet. Alicia with a back elbow but Natalya counters the tilt-a-whirl back breaker into a lateral press and gets a near fall. Alicia sends Natalya into the turnbuckles and she chokes Natalya.
Alicia misses a knee into the corner and Natalya with clotheslines and a Michinoku Driver and discus clothesline for a near fall. Alicia kicks Natalya in the temple. Natalya tries for a charge into the corner and Alicia goes for a sunset flip but Natalya rolls through and applies the Sharpshooter and Alicia taps out.
We go to commercial.
We are back with footage from the Ascension Ceremony on Raw.
We see a video package for the Champion of Champions Match.
Match Number Three: R Truth and Xavier Woods versus Brodus Clay and Tensai (with Cameron and Naomi)
Woods and Clay start things off but Clay wants nothing to do with Woods so he tags in Tensai. Woods with jabs to Tensai but Tensai with a knee and he sends Woods into the turnbuckles. Woods tries for a kick and enzuigiri but Tensai blocks them. Woods with a back heel kick and flying boot to Tensai. Tensai sends Woods over the top rope and he lands on the apron. Woods with a kick to Clay on the apron and then Tensai with a shoulder tackle.
Clay tags in and he punches Woods. Clay puts Woods in the tree of woe and Clay with a splash into the corner. Clay stands on Woods’ chest and then he connects with a heart punch followed by an elbow drop and he gets a near fall. Clay with a stomach claw followed by a slam. Woods with punches to Clay but Clay with a knee.
Clay punches Woods and puts him in the ropes. Clay tries for a slam but Woods gets to his feet and Woods with an enzuigiri and Truth tags in and he hits a missile drop kick followed by punches. Truth with more punches followed by a drop kick to the knee followed by a scissors kick for a near fall. Clay rolls to the floor and Tensai talks to Clay.
Truth with a pescado onto Clay and Tensai but they catch Truth. Woods with a flip dive onto Tensai and Clay as we go to commercial.
We are back and Clay with a forearm to Truth and he knocks Woods off the apron. Truth sends Clay into the turnbuckles and he punches and kicks Clay. Truth goes to the turnbuckles for a tornado DDT but Clay pushes Truth away and Truth lands hard on the mat. Clay with two leg drops to Truth. Tensai tags in and he hits a butterfly suplex and gets a near fall.
Tensai with a nerve hold on Truth. Truth with punches as he avoids punches from Tensai. Tesnai with an Irish whip but Truth with an uppercut. Tensai with an elbow drop for a near fall. Tensai sends Truth into the turnbuckles and Clay tags in and he hits a splash into the corner and he gets a near fall. Clay with a nerve hold on Truth.
Clay with a double sledge to the back. Clay with a leg drop across the chest and he gets a near fall. Clay returns to the nerve hold. Truth gets back to his feet and Clay with an Irish whip. Clay with a splash from the ropes onto Truth and Truth kicks out at two. Clay returns to the nerve hold and Truth gets to his feet.
Truth with punches and a leg lariat. Woods tags in and he hits a drop kick to the knees followed by a running knee lift and a DDT for a near fall. Woods with a forearm to Tensai on the apron. Woods hits the Honor Roll for a near fall. Woods knocks Tensai off the apron.
Clay tries for a power bomb but Woods with punches. Truth makes the blind tag and Clay with a Sheeeplex but Truth gets the three count with a jackknife cover.
Winners: R Truth and Xavier Woods
After the match, Clay attacks Truth and he hits a power slam. Tensai wants to know why Clay is doing this and Tensai gets between Clay and Truth. Clay pushes Tensai. Tensai pushes back. Clay leaves and we go to credits.
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