This week’s show features the Smackdown brand and your announcers are Scott Stanford and Matt Striker.
Match Number One: Wade Barrett versus Tyson Kidd
Kidd with a waist lock into a side head lock. Barrett with a shoulder tackle and Kidd backs into the corner. Barrett has something to say to Kidd before he gets back to his feet. Kidd with a hammer lock but Barrett with a reversal. Kidd gets to the ropes and he goes through and wraps Barrett’s arm in the rope.
They lock up for a Greco Roman knuckle lock and Barrett with the advantage but Kidd with a bridge and he rolls through and kicks Barrett in the wrist. Barrett with a kick in the midsection followed by an elbow to the head. Barrett with a wrist lock but Kidd uses the ropes for leverage on an arm drag. Barrett goes to the floor.
Kidd goes to the apron and he tries to kick Barrett in the head but Barrett blocks the kick and he sends Kidd into the apron. Barrett brings Kidd back in and he kicks Kidd before putting Kidd in the corner and punches him. Barrett with a snap mare and knee to the back and then he stretches Kidd.
Barrett with a knee and Irish whip but Kidd floats over and he runs into a back heel kick from Barrett but Barrett rolls to the apron. We go to commercial.
We are back and Barrett with a rear chin lock. Barrett with another knee to the midsection followed by an Irish whip and back breaker out of the corner. Barrett does some posing in the ring and then he goes after Kidd.
Kidd with a shoulder from the apron and he avoids a boot from Barrett. Kidd with a kick to the leg followed by a Dragon Screw Leg Whip in the ropes. Kidd with kicks to the leg and he sends Barrett into the ropes with a twisting drop kick. Kidd goes to the apron and he hits a drop kick to the head.
Kidd goes up top and hits a missile drop kick and Kidd gets a near fall. Kidd with a back heel kick but Barrett knows that the drop kick is coming so he follows Tyson to the ropes and hits a clothesline that sends Kidd over the top rope to the floor.
Barrett follows and he goes for a running boot to the head but Kidd moves and Barrett is crotched on the apron. Kidd goes to the apron and hits the running kick to the head and Barrett goes down. Kidd goes for a springboard elbow drop but Barrett gets his foot up but Kidd sees it coming. Kidd locks in the Sharpshooter but Barrett is able to pull Kidd towards the ropes and Barrett forces Kidd to release the hold.
Kidd goes for the slingshot leg drop to the apron but he sees Barrett moving so he lands on the apron. Kidd with a shoulder to Barrett and he flips over Barrett to get back into the ring. Barrett hits the Blackpool Slam and then Barrett picks up Kidd to give him the Souvenir and he gets the three count.
Winner: Wade Barrett
We go to commercial.
We are back and we take a look at the DVD Viewing Party for the CM Punk: Best in the World DVD. We see Punk’s arrival and Punk is told by the very familiar looking man in the ticket booth that it was sold out. We see Punk watching with the fans.
We go to commercial.
We go to Vince McMahon’s State of the WWE Address from Raw.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Antonio Cesaro versus Justin Gabriel in a Non Title Match
The match starts off and the crowd starts a USA chant for the South African or the representative of Switzerland.
They lock up and Cesaro backs Gabriel into the corner and he misses a punch. Gabriel with a chop. Gabriel with a head scissors and Cesaro bridges out of the hold and he applies a leg lock into a side head lock. Gabriel gets Cesaro to the mat and works on the arm and wrist. Gabriel with a chop.
Cesaro with a knee followed by a chop. Gabriel with a chop of his own but Cesaro with a kick and chop. Gabriel with a forearm but Cesaro with an Irish whip and Gabriel with a head scissors that sends Cesaro to the floor.
Gabriel tries for a pescado but Cesaro catches him and turns it into a power slam on the floor. Cesaro sends Gabriel into the ringside barrier and we go to commercial.
We are back and Cesaro with a cravate using Gabriel’s arm. Cesaro with a lariat that flips Gabriel but Gabriel kicks out at two. Cesaro with a cross arm choke and he puts his knee in Gabriel’s back. Gabriel with a sunset flip for a near fall.
Cesaro with a running European uppercut for a near fall. Cesaro with a dead lift side salto for a near fall. Cesaro uses Gabriel’s arm to choke Justin and he puts his knee in Gabriel’s back one more time. Cesaro sends Gabriel into the mat and he returns to the chin lock. Gabriel tries to get out of the hold and he succeeds. Gabriel and Cesaro exchange forearms. Gabriel has a spin kick blocked and Cesaro sends Gabriel into the corner.
Cesaro pulls Gabriel up in the corner and Gabriel is able to flip to his feet. Gabriel flips over the back and he hits a spinning heel kick. Gabriel with a quebrada for a near fall. Cesaro with a shoulder from the apron to stop Gabriel. Cesaro misses a running forearm into the corner. Gabriel charges into the corner and Cesaro sends Gabriel to the apron.
Cesaro tries for a shoulder to Gabriel but Justin side steps him and Gabriel with a kick to the chest. Gabriel with the springboard moonsault into an inverted DDT and Cesaro gets his foot on the rope to stop the count. Gabriel puts Cesaro in position for the 450 splash but Cesaro hits the ropes and it crotches Gabriel. Cesaro hits the Gotch Style Neutralizer for the three count.
Winner: Antonio Cesaro
We go to commercial.
We are back with another look at Raw and the main event between CM Punk and Vince McMahon.
We go to credits.
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