Raw Results 12/09/13 - 2013 Slammy Awards
Raw Results from Seattle, WA:A video intro package talked up the Slammys and which stars would be involved including Bret Hart, Mick Foley, Eve Torres, John Cena, Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, Goldust and Cody Rhodes. Michael Cole welcomed fans to Key Arena in Seattle, for the 2013 Slammy Awards. Daniel Bryan came out for the first match of the night.
Daniel Bryan defeated Fandango via pinfall. Bryan avoided Fandango's leg drop move late in the match, then quickly got on the top rope for a flying headbutt. He followed up with a double knee kick to the head on him for the pinfall win. Bryan celebrated for a bit in the ring post-match, but The Wyatt's video intro sound interrupted as the arena went dark. Bray Wyatt came up on the big screen saying he plans to prove to Bryan that he's a monster just like himself. He told him "join us. join us Bryan" and the lights came back on as the video message ended. Bryan led the crowd in a "No" chant as a response to Bray's suggestion.
Jerry Lawler and Booker T were introduced up on stage and came to the podium as hosts of the 2013 Slammy Awards, then introduced the first presenters, the New Age Outlaws. They presented "LOL" Moment of the Year Award which the fans would vote on via WWE app and other methods. After commercial break, The Rock won the award for his Rock concert where he serenaded Vickie Guerrero from in the ring while playing guitar. Rock's music played but Vickie came out to interrupt with "Excuse Me!" and she took the award saying it represents "my beauty."
Damien Sandow defeated Santino Marella via pinfall. Late in the match, Santino pulled out his Cobra sock and got ready to strike. Sandow was able to trip him face-first to the mat, then grabbed Santino from behind to hit the You're Welcome.
The Shield came out from backstage dressed in suits to present Doublecross of the Year Award. Ambrose said they already picked up two awards on the pre-show. Ambrose abruptly cut off Reigns during part of his speech as the nominees were shown. Kofi Kingston came out for the next match. After commercial, Shield presented the Doublecross Award to Shawn Michaels for what he did in the Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton WWE title match. Michaels said he's had a lot on his mind but was told he can't talk too much. A light "You Sold Out" chant started to which Michaels said "Look Pinhead I sold out a long time ago, that's why I made it this far."
The Miz defeated Kofi Kingston via pinfall. At one point, Miz tried to leave the match, but Kofi went on to track him down and toss him back in the ring. Moments later, Miz was able to secure a winning pinfall on Kofi by grabbing his tights. Post-match, Miz was celebrating the win, but when he turned around he got leveled by a kick from Kofi. Kingston left the ring still talking trash with Cole explaining he's clearly not happy with Miz's antics over the past several weeks.
Eve Torres came back to Raw to present Divas of the Year: Bella Twins, AJ, Kaitlyn, Natalya and Eva Marie were among the nominees. Participants, starting with Rey Mysterio, came out for an eight man tag match as Slammy's went to commercial break. After commercial, Diva of the Year was awarded to The Bella Twins based on fan vote.
Big Show, Rey Mysterio, Goldust, and Cody Rhodes defeated Ryback, Curtis Axel, Jack Swagger, and Antonio Cesaro via pinfall. Late in the match, Cody hit a finisher on Axel, before Mysterio tagged in and did a 619. Rey followed up with a splash off the top rope for the win.
Shawn Michaels came out and presented Superstar of the Year, which went to Daniel Bryan. Michaels was uncomfortable handing it over, but eventually gave it to Bryan before going backstage. Bryan talked about how if it wasn't for HBK he wouldn't be in WWE now, but then brought up how the Authority doesn't want him as Superstar of the Year. He said it's the people who voted him as Superstar of Year and if they thought 2013 was good, 2014 will be even better. He finished with a "Go Seahawks" for his hometown fans.
Sin Cara defeated Alberto Del Rio via pinfall. Late in this one, Sin Cara went to the top rope where Del Rio went after him to fight. Sin Cara gained the advantage and was able to hit a Hurricanrana, followed by a Swanton Bomb for the win.
The Prime Time Players came out and presented Fan Participation Award. Daniel Bryan won for the "Yes! Chant" so he came out to accept and led the crowd in the chant.
Brodus Clay defeated Xavier Woods via pinfall. Woods tried to attack early on but Clay hit a huge powerbomb on him to kill any momentum. He followed with a second rope splash for the pinfall win. Post-match, Clay kept splashng on Woods. Tensai pulled him away and asked "what are you doing?" Clay left the ring and talked some trash saying "I'm a main event player.."
The Miz came out and presented Insult of the Year award. Stephanie McMahon won for insulting Big Show and firing him on Raw. She came out to accept and told the fans she considers this win a compliment because "finally you all realized what's best for business."
CM Punk defeated Dean Ambrose via pinfall in a non-title match. Reigns and Rollins were ringside. At one point, Ambrose started arguing with them. The former tag champs smiled about it before walking to the ramp area. Ambrose avoided Punk's finishing move and went for his, but Punk avoided. Punk followed with the GTS for the win. Post-match, Reigns got in the ring and speared Punk down. All three Shield members left through the crowd together.
CM Punk won the Extreme Moment Slammy for beating up Paul Heyman up on Hell in a Cell cage after his match against Ryback. Punk arrived out to get the award, still nuring his sore ribs from the previous attack by Reigns. He thanked the fans for voting for him and also Heyman for being "one hell of a target."
Luke Harper & Erick Rowan defeated The Uso Brothers via pinfall. Late in the match, one of the Usos hit the Superkick and a big top rope splash on Harper. Rowan came in and broke up the pin attempt, then tossed the other one of the Usos out of the ring in a brawl. The legal Uso delivered a superkick on Rowan, but then got hit by a clothesline from Harper who got the pinfall on him.
Bret Hart was introduced by Lawler and Booker to present Match of the Year award. The Rock vs. John Cena at Wrestlemania 29 won it, with Cena coming out to accept it. He said some fans might feel differently about this match, but some of them must feel the same way because they voted for it.
Natalya defeated Tamina via submission. The match went just over a minute and a half, with chaos happening towards the end as Tamina picked up Natalya for a bodyslam and inadvertantly knocking AJ off the apron. Natalya put on the Sharpshooter for the win.
The Ascension Ceremony was held to close the show, where former champions would be on hand to witness the last time the WWE and World Heavyweight Championships would be seen before being unified this Sunday at TLC PPV. Triple H and Stephanie came to the ring for it, where former champions including Mysterio, Miz, Mark Henry, Bryan, Khali, CM Punk, Mick Foley, Kane, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Booker T, Big Show, Del Rio, Christian and Ziggler were assembled.
The two title belts were fastened on holders in the center of the ring to be raised up above. Cena and Orton both had time to speak about their thoughts on the upcoming match and each other, with Cena bringing attention to Daniel Bryan and how he plans to give him a fair rematch for the title should he win this Sunday. Cena offered Orton a handshake and Orton shook his hand, but then took a cheap shot. The two were pulled apart, although Punk through some strikes at Orton. Triple H grabbed Punk from behind and threw him down to the mat. Punk got up and knocked HHH down, but then HBK hit Sweet Chin Music on him.
Bryan ran over and hit the running knees on HBK. Orton tried for an RKO on Bryan, but Bryan avoided it, shoving him away into Stephanie McMahon. Steph looked like she was hurt, so HHH went to check on her, before hitting a Pedigree on Orton. Cena helped up Stephanie along with Triple H and Kane. The crowd chanted for Bryan. Orton backed into a corner, with Cena standing with HHH, Steph and Kane looking at him. The announcers signed off reminding fans to watch TLC PPV on Sunday.