We start off this week’s show with the Smackdown brand and your announcers are Matt Striker and Jack Korpela.
Heath Slater has something to say as he makes his way to the ring. He says that he remembers this dump. He says that this is where him and the Nexus destroyed the WWE Legends. He beat Ricky Steamboat to a pulp in the middle of the ring so Nexus could do what they want with him. Heath says that just like Johnny Cash would say, he is a solitary man and that is why he is a One Man Southern Rock Band.
Match Number One: Trent Barreta versus Heath Slater
They lock up and Trent with a waist lock but Heath with a standing switch. Tretn rolls Slater through and puts Slater in a head scissors. Trent with a key lock but Heath with an elbow and shoulder tackle. Trent with a monkey flip that sends Heath into the ropes and then Trent with a clothesline that sends Heath over the top rope to the floor. Trent with a plancha onto Slater. Trent rolls Slater back into the ring and he gets a near fall.
Trent with a European uppercut and punch to Slater. Slater with an Irish whip and Trent tries to float over but Heath sees it coming and he kicks Trent in the midsection. Heath continues to work on the midsection with a gutbuster and he gets a near fall. Slater kicks Trent in the midsection until the referee warns him. Slater punches Trent in the head and he puts Trent in a reverse chin lock.
Trent punches Slater but Slater with an elbow to the neck. Trent with a kick to the chest but Slater with a hot shot and Trent goes down in a lot of pain as Slater gets a near fall. We go to commercial.
We are back and Slater punches Barreta until the referee warns Heath. Slater misses a forearm into the corner and Trent with a rollup for a near fall. Trent with chops to Slater followed by a forearm. Trent with another forearm and then he hits a running back elbow into the corner. Trent goes for a springboard missile drop kick and he connects and gets a near fall. Trent with an enzuigiri to the shoulder followed by a flying kick for a near fall.
Trent tries for the tornado DDT but Slater counters and hits a spinebuster for a near fall. Slater shows some frustration and he waits for Trent to get to his feet. Heath runs into a couple of boots from Trent and Trent gets a near fall. Trent goes up top for a moonsault but Slater is able to recover and he stops Trent. Slater with punches to Trent and then he tries for a belly-to-back suplex from the turnbuckles but Trent knocks Heath off. Trent tries to get a second wind and he misses a corkscrew moonsault when Slater moves out of the way. Slater hits the inverted DDT for the three count.
Winner: Heath Slater
We go to commercial.
We are back and it is time for the Raw portion of the show and your announcers are Josh Mathews and Scott Stanford.
Match Number Two: Santino Marella and Chris Masters versus David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty in a Non Title Match
Santino and Otunga start things off and Santino teases a few kicks and forearms and then he slaps Otunga in the face before uncoiling the cobra. Santino with an atomic drop and he sends Otunga into the turnbuckles. Masters tags in and he chops Otunga. Masters with an arm bar but Otunga with a forearm and then he tags in Michael. McGillicutty with a punch to Masters. Masters with a Samoan drop for a near fall.
Santino tags in and he works on the arm and takes Michael down with a fireman’s carry. Michael with a forearm followed by an Irish whip but Michael misses a charge into the corner when Santino floats over. Santino with punches to Michael but Michael with a knee.
Otunga tags in and Santino with a split followed by a hip toss and diving head butt. Michael distracts Santino when he sets for the cobra and Otunga sends Santino tot eh floor. Michael with a clothesline to Santino on the floor. Otunga with a double sledge from the apron and he sends Santino head first into the announce table as we go to commercial.
We are back and Otunga with a side head lock but Santino escapes. Otunga with a neck breaker for a near fall. Otunga sends Santino into McGillicutty’s boot and Michael is tagged in. Michael with a knee lift to Santino and he gets a near fall that is broken up by Masters. Michael with a rear chin lock on Santino but Santino gets to his feet and Michael with a forearm to the back of the neck. Santino with a forearm to Michael but Otunga makes the tag and he attacks Santino from behind. Michael punches Santino while Otunga distracts the referee.
Otunga with a short arm clothesline for a near fall. Michael tags back in and they send Santino into the turnbuckles and then they connect with forearms. Michael kicks Santino in the head. Michael takes too long and Santino is able to get a chance to make the tag and he succeeds. Masters with chops to Michael followed by a flying shoulder tackle and clotheslines. Masters with a sit out spinebuster but Otunga breaks up the cover. Santino hits Otunga from behind with the Cobra (including a new ‘Cobra glove’ that could be a relative of Mr. Socko). Michael kicks Santino to the floor and Masters puts Michael in the Master Lock but Michael sends Masters into the turnbuckles and McGillicutty with a running snap neck breaker for the three count.
Winners: David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty
It is time to take a look back at Raw and the WWE Title situation.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Alex Riley versus Jack Swagger
They lock up and Swagger with a punch and he sends Riley to the mat and Swagger does a victory lap. They lock up again and Swagger with a waist lock take down. Riley gets to his ffet and Riley tries to escapes but Swagger with another waist lock take down and he slaps Riley in the head.
Riley with a punch and he has a kick blocked and Swagger with a knee followed by punches in the corner. Swagger is warned by the referee and then Riley sends Swagger into the corner. Riley with a clothesline to Swagger and then he climbs the turnbuckles and punches Swagger but Swagger stops him but Riley counters with a front face lock into the mat. Riley punches Swagger but he is sent to the apron.
Swagger with a forearm that sends Riley to the floor and then he poses on the apron before going to the floor. Swagger sends Riley into the ringside barrier and we go to commercial.
We are back and Swagger with a shoulder tackle to Riley and he waits for Riley to get up again and he hits Riley with another shoulder tackle. Swagger with punches to Riley followed by a key lock. Riley with punches but Swagger pushes Riley off. Riley with a kick but Swagger with a flying clothesline for a near fall. Swagger with an Irish whip and Riley goes down after hitting the turnbuckles. Swagger stomps on Riley’s chest.
Swagger with another boot to Riley’s chest as he also works on the ankle. Swagger gets a near fall on Riley. Swagger with another boot to the chest while he stands on Riley’s abdomen. Swagger with an elbow to the leg followed by shoulders in the corner. Swagger with a kick to Riley but Riley with an Irish whip and STO to Swagger and both men are down.
Riley punches Swagger but Swagger punches back. Swagger with a kick and punch but Riley with a spear and then he punches Swagger. Riley with running back elbows followed by a spinebuster to Swagger. Riley signals for the Grenade elbow drop and he gets a near fall. Riley gets Swagger on his shoulders but Swagger escapes and he sends Riley into the turnbuckles and hits Riley from behind with a forearm to the back of the neck.
Swagger tries to cover Riley but Riley is under the ropes so he cannot make a count. Swagger hits the double jump Swagger Bomb and then he sets for the ankle lock and he applies it but Riley rolls through and sends Swagger into the turnbuckles. Riley goes to the floor and hits a sliding kick to the head. Riley with the leaping DDT for the three count.
Winner: Alex Riley
We go to credits.
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