WWE Superstars Report – December 17th, 2009
Report by Richard Trionfo, PWInsider
We start off tonight’s show with a match from the Smackdown brand.
Match Number One: Cryme Tyme versus Mike Knox and Dolph Ziggler
JTG and Ziggler start things off and they lock up with JTG giving Ziggler and arm drag. Ziggler runs into a flying shoulder tackle after Ziggler gives a Hennig-esque leap frog. Ziggler with a fireman’s carry for a near fall and then he tags in Knox who punches JTG and connects with forearms and a knee. Knox takes JTG to the mat with a short arm clothesline followed by knee drops. Ziggler is tagged back in and he kicks JTG while Knox holds him. Ziggler yells at Shad on the apron and then he returns to JTG and he gives JTG a snap mare followed by a leap frog neck snap and gets a near fall. Ziggler with a side head lock. JTG with a snap mare and then he makes the tag to Shad who hits a series of clotheslines on Ziggler and then he hits a back elbow in the corner. Shad with an Irish whip and then he hits a t-bone suplex. Shad gets Ziggler up but Knox makes the blind tag. Shad hot shots Ziggler but he turns around into a cross body from Knox and both men are down. We go to commercial.
We are back and Ziggler with a rear chin lock on Shad while JTG tries to will his partner to escape and make the tag. Ziggler with a kick to the knee and a drop kick to the knee to take Shad to the mat and then Ziggler gets a near fall. Knox is tagged in and he hits a Kamala splash and gets a near fall. Shad punches Knox but Knox with a punch and knee before he puts Shad in a bear hug. Ziggler tags back in and Ziggler with a series of elbow drops finishing up with a single boot cover. Knox is tagged back in and he works on Shad’s back with knee drops and then he keeps the knee in the back as he applies a rear chin lock. Shad with punches but Knox with a drop kick for a near fall. Ziggler re-enters the match and he kicks Shad and then he hits the leaping hesitation elbow drop and gets a near fall. Ziggler with a reverse chin lock but Shad gets Ziggler on his back and he snap mares Ziggler to the mat. Ziggler runs into a clothesline and Shad is still unable to make the tag. He crawls to his corner and finally makes the tag. Knox tags in as well. JTG with a sliding punch followed by more punches. Knox with an Irish whip but he misses a charge into the corner. JTG with a drop kick and then he makes gestures instead of continuing the attack. JTG with an X Factor but the cover is broken up by Ziggler. Shad with an STO to Ziggler but Knox clotheslines Shad over the top rope. Knox misses a bicycle kick and JTG hits the wraparound clothesline for the three count.
Winners: Cryme Tyme
We go to the trailer for Marine 2: No Cena = no wife being kidnapped.
We go to commercial.
It is time for the ECW contribution to tonight’s show.
Before our next match, we see Vance Archer dominating over unnamed talent and Tommy Dreamer in his ECW run.
Match Number Two: Vance Archer versus Tommy Dreamer
They lock up and Archer with a knee in the corner followed by a forearm instead of a clean break. Dreamer tries for a hip toss but Archer pushes him to the mat. Archer kicks Dreamer but Dreamer punches back and hits a drop kick to the knees. Archer with a knee to Dreamer followed by elbow drops. Archer with a waist lock. Archer avoids a sunset flip and hits a leg drop followed by punches and he gets another near fall. Archer with a back elbow followed by a knee to the back and he gets a near fall. Archer with a bear hug to Dreamer. Dreamer with a punch to get out of the hold briefly but Archer with a belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall. Archer with a shoulder to the midsection in the corner followed by a hard Irish whip. Archer misses a running knee into the corner and Dreamer with punches to Archer followed by a bulldog. Dreamer with a DDTfor a near fall because Archer gets his foot on the rope. Dreamer goes to the turnbuckles but he misses a frog splash when Archer moves. Archer with a clothesline and then he hits a running clothesline into the corner followed by a big boot. Archer picks up Dreamer and then hits the inverted DDT for the three count.
Winner: Vance Archer
We go to commercial.
We are back with the Three Hours of My Life I won’t get Back Rebound.
It is time for the main event from the Raw brand.
Match Number Three: Jack Swagger with his magical chest thumping and push ups in the aisle versus Montel Vontavious Porter
They lock up and Swagger backs Porter into the corner and he gives a clean break and follows it with some push ups. They lock up again and Porter with the clean break this time and he poses. Swagger runs into a forearm from Porter and Porter sends Swagger into the turnbuckles. Porter with punches in the corner and Swagger pushes Porter out of the corner. Swagger with a front face lock into a side head lock. Porter with a hip toss to Swagger followed by a slam and knee drop for a near fall. Porter with a suplex for another near fall. Porter kicks Swagger in the corner followed by a forearm. Swagger punches Porter and then he misses a charge into the corner. Porter with a clothesline but Swagger with a knee and he tries to throw Porter over the top rope but Porter tries to skin the cat. Swagger knocks Porter to the floor before he can return to the ring. We go to commercial.
We are back and Swagger with a hammer lock and we see footage from the commercial break when Swagger sent Porter into the ring post and ringside barrier. Porter reverses the hammer lock but Swagger with a take down but Porter gets to the ropes. Swagger with kicks to Porter. Swagger returns to the hammer lock and then he sends Porter shoulder first into the turnbuckles. Swagger continues to work on the arm from the floor. Swagger wraps the arm in the ropes but Porter fights back until Swagger takes Porter down again with an arm drag. Swagger with a key lock followed by a knee to the midsection. Porter with a kick but Swagger with a clothesline for a near fall. Swagger goes back to the hammer lock but Porter is the one who sends Swagger into the turnbuckles. Porter with a back body drop and then he punches Swagger. Porter with a clothesline followed by a back elbow and punch. Porter with a facebuster and it is time to go ballin. Swagger goes to the apron and he drops Porter’s arm on the top rope. Swagger tries for the Doctor Bomb but Porter escapes. Swagger gets a near fall after a forearm to the head. Swagger tries for the double jump splash but Porter gets a rollup for a near fall. Porter escapes the Oklahoma Stampede and hits the Playmaker for the three count.
Winner: Montel Vontavious Porter
We go to credits.