Monday, February 25, 2013

Raw Results 02/25/13

WWE Raw results from Dallas, TX:

The show began with Vince McMahon coming to the ring on crutches.  He called out Paul Heyman for a fight, with Heyman arriving down to the ring in gear.  Heyman made the first attack, hitting Vince with his cructch in the hip.  Vince eventually got the upperhand and used the crutch on Heyman, but then Brock Lesnar's music hit and went down towards the ring.  However, soon after, Triple H's music hit and he came to down to prevent the attack.

HHH and Lesnar brawled outside the ring, with HHH tossing Brock into the ring post hard.  Lesnar got busted open and was visibly bleeding.  Triple H clotheslined him into the timekeeper area, then went towards him with a crutch, but Lesnar headed him off and got the upperhand a bit, slamming HHH on top of the announce table.  Lesnar brought HHH back into the ring and swung a chair at him, but HHH ducked it and hit a spinebuster.  HHH hit a huge chair shot on Lesnar's back, and then Brock fled the ring.

Ryback defeated Dolph Ziggler via pinfall.  Late in this one, Ziggler hit a huge DDT on Ryback, and then two exchanged more offense.  Ziggler put on a sleeperhold, and Ryback escaped with a jawbreaker.  Moments later, Ryback was in a control and AJ distracted the ref.  Big E got on the apron, but Ryback knocked him off, then hit several slams on Ziggler, followed by Shell Shocked for the win.

CM Punk came to the ring to cut a promo saying tonight isn't about WrestleMania or the people or the WWE title, but about the future.  Punk says he already deserves to go to WM29, calling himself a legend, an icon, the best, the greatest.  He says he is God and drops the mic, drawing boos from the crowd.  He yells out that he's God, then leaves the ring as his music plays.

The newest WWE Hall of Fame inductee is announced, Donald Trump.

Mark Henry defeated Great Khali via pinfall.  In the closing moments.  Late in the match, Khali hit a huge overhead chop on Henry, causing Henry to roll out of the ring.  Khali went after him, but Henry gained control, then rolled Khali back in.  He hit a huge splash on him in the corner, then hit World's Strongest Slam for the win.

A clip was shown for "The Marine 3" starring The Miz.

MizTV had Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez come to the ring with Swagger and Zeb already there.  Zeb kept going on and on about illegal immigrants and how they drain America.  Zeb asked Del Rio what's wrong with "his people," and ADR said not to disrespect his people.  Zeb blamed Del Rio for encouraging his people to cross our borders.  He says the ones who come here and fail just "forget to leave our country."  Zeb and ADR keep arguing, so finally Del Rio tells them if they have a problem with him and want to make he and Ricardo leave, to do it now.  He drops the mic and takes his jacket off.  Swagger gets on the mic saying they'll see them at WrestleMania 29.  He yells "We the People" before dropping the mic and leaving the ring with Zeb.

During the break, Zeb Colter accused Miz of conducting a biased interview.  Swagger knocked Miz down during break.

Randy Orton defeated Antonio Cesaro via pinfall in a non-title match.  Late in the contest, Orton had a near fall, followed by more offensive exchanges.  Ultimately, Cesaro went off the top but Orton was ready with the RKO to get the non-title win.

Daniel Bryan and Kane were backstage talking about a match against The Prime Time Players.  Vickie and Brad Maddox come up to them to give stipulations: Bryan will be blindfolded and Kane will have one hand tied for the match.

Sheamus did an in-ring promo saying that Hollywood and the Oscars missed a big chance to recognize "Dead Man Down" which features Wade Barrett.  He talked about Barrett having a small role in the film.  Barrett came out to the ring and the two argued.  Barrett went for a clothesline, but Sheamus ducked it then tried for a Brogue Kick, but Wade avoided that move.

R-Truth defeated Cody Rhodes via pinfall.  Damien Sandow was ringside on commentary for the match.  Late in this one, Cody was using a submission hold.  Truth escaped and turned things around to get the win, also knocking down Sandow.

Kane & Daniel Bryan defeated Prime Time Players in a non-title matchup.  Bryan was blindfolded and Kane had one arm tied behind his back.  Late in the match, Bryan finally made a hot tag to Kane, who unloaded on his opponent with one arm.  Kane went for the one-arm chokeslam on Young.  Titus came into the ring and Kane kicked him, then fought off Young.  Kane hit the chokeslam on Young for the win.

Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns of The Shield came through the crowd to the ring to deliver a new message.  They talk about things having to get worse before they're better.  He says Shield makes lots of people backstage nervous, but nothing will stop them from doing the job they came to do.  They brought up how they've taken out Jericho, Cena, Sheamus and Ryback.  Sheamus hits the stage and taunts them to come fight him.  Reigns and Ambrose head up the ramp, then Orton rushed into the ring and hit the RKO on Rollins, before leaving through the crowd.  Ambrose and Reigns run back to the ring to check on Rollins, with Orton watching from the crowd.

Jack Swagger defeated The Miz via submission.  Miz countered a Swagger move late for a near fall.  Later, Swagger blocked Miz's DDT attempt and shoved Miz towards the ropes, causing Miz to get tangled up.  Swagger went after Miz's leg and then took Miz down, putting on the Patriot Act to make Miz tap out.

They showed a Triple H Tout video with The Game talking about Brock and what happened earlier, asking if Brock's going to just bleed, or do something about it.

Josh Matthews spoke to John Cena backstage.  He said he asked for this match to prove he's back.  He said he doesn't care what Rock is cookin' but he's serving humble pie.  Cena says "our times is now."

Back from a commercial break, they showed a clip of The Undertaker's entrance at a live house show Saturday in Waco, TX.   Lawler talked about how the rumors heat up this time of year about Taker showing up for Mania.

John Cena defeated CM Punk via pinfall to become #1 contender for the WWE title at WrestleMania 29.  Late in this one, Cena grabbed Punk for a surprise AA, but Punk kicked out at 2.  Later still, Punk hit GTS and had the same result, with Cena kicking out at 2.  Punk went for another GTS, but Cena grabbed his leg and put on the STF.  Punk made it to the ropes to break it.

Later, Punk missed on his huge elbow drop from the corner.  Next, Cena rushed at Punk and jumped up to land a sort of Hurricanrana, tossing Punk to the mat.  As Punk stumbled to his feet, Cena grabbed him and hit the Attitude Adjustment for the pinfall win.  Cena posed in excitement in front of the WrestleMania banner.  Raw ended with Cole mentioning a tweet from The Rock congratulating Cena on the win and telling him to bring it for Mania.  Cena posed at the top of the stage as Cole signed off.

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