Monday, April 29, 2013

Raw Results 04/29/13

Raw results from Columbus, OH:

Ricardo Rodriguez won via pinfall over Zeb Colter and Big E Langston in a Triple Threat match.  Winner gets to decide on a stipulation for the World Championship match at Extreme Rules PPV.  The close saw Del Rio come in to dropkick Big E, then Ziggler came in to kick Del Rio out of the ring.  Swagger got in and tossed Ziggler out, so then Big E clotheslined him over the top rope and fell to the outside.  Ricardo was down on the mat and Zeb went for the pinfall.  AJ slid into the ring to block the ref from counting to 3.  Zeb got up to argue about it, and Ricardo got him with a schoolboy rollup pin.

They talked about it being World Wish day and showed a segment from NBC's Today about an 8-year-old who has gone through multiple surgeries.  When asked what his wish is, he said to meet John Cena.  Cena showed up on the set to the kid's delight, then said he and his family will get to see Raw live tonight.

Cena came out with three wish kids and their family members.  He said these three kids had the wish to come experience Raw live.  Cena talked up Make a Wish and donating to the foundation to help continue making wishes come true.  He said to visit for more info.  Cena then said each of the kids are now honorary superstars for the night and had them say their wrestler names, before getting the crowd to cheer for them.

Randy Orton defeated Cody Rhodes via pinfall.  Late in this one, Orton took control and hit his DDT from the middle rope.  He got ready for the RKO, but Cody blocked it and hit Cross Rhodes for a very close near fall.  Cody complained about the count, then yelled at Orton.  He went for Beautiful Disaster Kick, but Orton caught him with the RKO for the win.  Post-match, Orton talked to Striker about Big Show turning against him at WM29.  Orton said it fuels him and he feels more focused and extreme than before.  Cody  tries to attack from behind and Orton nails him with a second RKO.

Backstage, Brie and Nikki talked about missing the divas battle royal last week.  They mentioned being at an E! network red carpet event, then walk off together on the way out to the ring.

Naomi defeated Brie Bella due to disqualification.  Late in this one, Brie fought back and went to the top rope, but Naomi cut her off.  However, the Bellas switched out without the ref knowing it.  Nikki got in for her sister and stole the pin by rolling up Naomi.  Post-match, Cameron told the ref what happened.  He called the Bellas back to the ring and announced Naomi as winner by DQ.  They got in the ring to fight with the Funkadactyls, tossing Naomi out and beating up Cameron before leaving.

The Shield came to the ring and cut a promo about beating up The Undertaker, and told him to rest in peace.  They brought up how justice doesn't care if you're undefeated at Wrestlemania, the WWE champ, or what your name is.  They said they haven't forgot about Cena and Ryback.  3MB interrupted and came out on stage saying they have unfinished business after Shield interrupted their near beat down of Triple H.  3MB surrounded the ring and then started to fight with Shield, who began to get the upperhand.  Kane's pyro went off and he and Daniel Bryan came to the ring to cause Shield to retreat through the crowd.  Kane and Bryan cleared the ring of Shield, then Kane chokeslammed Slater.  Bryan got a "YES" chant going from the crowd as Shield took off.

Backstage, Cena was shown taping his foot.  Ryback came in and told Cena he can tape up all he wants but he's still hurt.  Cena told him hurt but not injured, and said he can still go.  He then told Ryback he's more effective on one leg than Ryback on two.  Ryback said he'll take that chance, and left before commercial.

Dolph Ziggler defeated Kofi Kingston by pinfall in a non-title match.  Late in this one, AJ got up to distract the ref.  Big E got on the apron, but Kofi knocked him off.  Ziggler tried for a quick rollup, but Kofi kicked out.  Kofi had a near fall of his own.  Moments later, Kofi caught Ziggler and catapaulted him into the corner.  He missed a huge move from the top rope though, and Ziggler hit his Zig Zag for the win.  Post-match, Big E got in the ring and hit two of his finishers on Kofi.

After a break, Team Ziggler was walking backstage when they walked up to Natalya and Kaitlyn.  AJ and Kaitlyn have a few words about the divas title.  A WWE staff member brings a gift up, with AJ thinking its for her, but he gives it to AJ.  Kaitlyn finds a letter with her gift saying she has a secret admirer.

They showed a video package for Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H at Extreme Rules PPV.

Backstage, Vickie Guerrero and Brad Maddox were talking when Ryback comes in.  He tells them he won't face The Shield alone again.  Vickie tells him it will be a six man tag match with him, Kane and Daniel Bryan vs. Shield.  Ryback said he's been there, done that, and doesn't trust them.  He says no and leaves.

Jack Swagger defeated Zack Ryder via submission.  Late in the match, Ryder dumped Swagger out over the top ropes and hit a dropkick on him through the ropes.  Ryder brought things back into the ring, but Swagger got the advantage and hit a gutwrench powerbomb.  He put on the Patriot Lock to force a tap out.  Post-match, he finally broke the hold, and then Zeb taunted Ryder a bit.

During break, Striker tried to interview Ryback for the WWE app, but Ryback walked off and left the building.

Mark Henry came to the ring with a big rope and microphone.  He said he's there to prove he's the strongest man in the world, and asked Vickie to give him two opponents.  First up is Tensai, for a tug-of-war.  Henry pulled Tensai caross the line to win round 1.  Brodus Clay comes out next.

Henry wins another round of tug-o-war, pulling Clay across the line.  He celebrates his win, but then Sheamus' music hits.  The Celtic Warrior comes to the stage taunting Henry.  Sheamus heads to the ring for a round of tug-o-war.  Henry is about to win, but Sheamus lets go of the rope to cause Henry to fall back.  Henry stands on his feet upset about it, but Sheamus nails him with a Brogue Kick.

Backstage, Maddox and Vickie talk to Kane and D-Bryan.  Ryback has left them partnerless against Shield.  Kane says they are ready to battle Shield no matter what.  Vickie tells them they can still have the match.  She whispers something to Brad before commercial.

After commercial, they talked up Rock's tweets about surgery and how well "Pain & Gain" movie has done.

John Cena is backstage getting ready to go out.  Maddox walks in and Cena says he's not letting Hell No face Shield without a partner.  Maddox says Cena's hurt though.  Cena says he's not hurt bad, but Maddox will be.  Cena tells him he's going to fight tonight and Maddox walks off.

Alberto Del Rio defeated Antonio Cesaro via submission.  Late in the match, the two superstars went back and forth.  Del Rio went off the top rope but Cesaro connected on a mid-air uppercut.  Del Rio kicked out of the pinfall attempt at 2, then Cesaro ran into a ring post moments later.  Del Rio superkicked him in the face for a near fall.  The two fought back and forth some more, with Cesaro going for the big win.  Del Rio countered him and put on the cross armbreaker to force Cesaro to tap out.  Post-match, Del Rio and Ricardo got into the ring, with Del Rio getting on the mic to tell everyone the stipulation choice for Extreme Rules.  It will be a Triple Threat ladder match for the World Heavyweight title.

The Great Khali & Natalya won a dance-off against Fandango and Summer Rae.  Lawler asked both guys about how Jericho did on Dancing With the Stars, with Khali saying he's better and Fandango calling Jericho "clumsy."  They both have their dancers with them (Summer Rae for Fandango, Natalya for Khali).  After a dance-off, the crowd barely cheers louder for Khali so he wins.  Fandango attacked him from behind to take out Khali's knee.  He goes to the top and hits a big leg drop on the back of Khali's head.

The Shield defeated John Cena and Team Hell No via pinfall.  During the match, the story was John Cena's injured leg.  At one point, his leg buckled forcing him to make a tag out.  Later in the match, the faces gained control, with Kane fighting Rollins and Ambrose outside the ring.  Ambrose managed to come back and hit a DDT on Kane on the floor.  They went back in the ring with Kane hitting a chokeslam.  Cena and Reigns get into it in the ring, with Cena hitting a Five Knuckle Shuffle.  Later Rollins hits a crossbody on Cena, with Cena rolling through it.  He attempts the Attitude Adjustment but his leg goes out.  Reigns speared Cena down for the win.

Post-match, Ryback showed up on stage as Cena was looking hurt in the ring.  The Shield left through the crowd, with a trainer checking out Cena's injury as Raw went off the air.

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