Raw Results 03/03/14
Raw Results from Chicago, IL:The show started up with CM Punk's music playing and the fans going wild. However, their cheers turned to boos when Paul Heyman arrived out instead. Punk chants kept happening as Heyman was in the ring and he told the fans "I believe he deserves louder than that." After that, Heyman blamed the fans for Punk leaving because when Punk was with Heyman he was one of the longest reigning champions, but once he left Heyman, he was never the same. Heyman also blamed Undertaker, since Punk was unable to beat his streak at WrestleMania. He said the man who will is Brock Lesnar.
Lesnar came out to the ring and said he knows the Undertaker attacked him last week because he's deathly afraid of him, but at WrestleMania he'll get his revenge. Mark Henry came out on stage, with Lesnar taunting him to come down. Henry got a shot in on Brock at ringside, but Lesnar gained the upperhand, whipping him into the barricade. Moments later, he smashed the steps into Henry's head then F5'd him through an announcers' table.
The Uso Brothers defeated New Age Outlaws via pinfall to become new WWE Tag Team Champions. After break, Jey Uso managed to make the hot tag to Jimmy. He managed to work on both of the Outlaws. Billy Gunny made a comeback and hit the Fameasser. Moments later, Jimmy tagged in Jey. Jimmy dove out onto Dogg on the outside, while Jey managed to hit the big splash off the top rope for the win marking their first reign as tag team champions.
They had a backstage segment with a bunch of the divas talking about Aaron Paul after a clip from "Need for Speed" movie was shown. Aksana mentioned she'd like to go for a ride, causing the other divas to get quiet. They asked what she meant and she said "I like fast cars."
Big E defeated Cesaro due to disqualification in a non-title match. Cesaro managed to get hsi Cesaro Swing about a minute into the match. At one point, Swagger rushed in and hit a Swagger Bomb on E causing the DQ. Cesaro was unhappy with that finish. E managed to recover and hit the Big Ending on Cesaro. Zeb Colter threw his arms up as he looked at Swagger, then talked to the fallen Cesaro inside the ring.
The Wyatt Family defeated The Shield via pinfall in a six-man tag match. The match lasted nearly 15 minutes with CM Punks chant during it. Early on, Rollins was dominant with some quick offense. Rollins went to the top at one point, but Bray tossed Ambrose into the ropes, causing Rollins to hit the floor before a break. Later in the match when Ambrose was in and tried to crawl over to make a tag, Rollins dropped off the apron and started to leave. Reigns followed him a bit to ask what he was doing. Rollins walked up to the stage, with Reigns returning to the match. Later on, he took out Rowan on the outside, spearing him over an announcers table. In the ring, Harper delivered a huge boot to Ambrose in the head. Bray Wyatt grabbed Ambrose and threw him into the ring post as Rollins was shown watching from up the ramp. Wyatt hit Sister Abigail on Ambrose to get the win.
They showed Batista backstage for an interview with Renee Young. Batista said the whole "Yes movement" was the dumbest thing he's seen in his life. He said the fans are reading comic books, dreaming they can be a superhero like Daniel Bryan, but it's all fantasy. He said Renee and the WWE Universe might not like it, but it's fact and they all need to deal with it.
They hyped that New Age Outlaws will get a rematch against The Uso Brothers for the WWE Tag Team Championship on WWE Main Event this week.
Santino Marella & Emma defeated Fandango & Summer Rae via submission. Early on, Santino and Emma kept tagging in and out to force Fandango and Summer Rae to have to do the same, causing confusion. Ultimately it came down to Emma hitting her Emma Sandwich move and then putting her submission on for the win. Post-match, the two did each others' dance moves.
Sheamus defeated Christian via pinfall. Christian had control of things for a bit, as the crowd started more CM Punk chants up. Sheamus came back and hit White Noise for a near fall. Sheamus had a fulcrum kick, but Sheamus managed to catch him with a Brogue Kick from the apron to get the pin.
The Bella Twins defeated Alicia Fox & Aksana via pinfall. During the match, Aksana slapped around one of the Bella Twins on the mat. However, in the end Nikki was able to get the win, hitting a backbreaker on Alicia Fox for the pinfall.
Daniel Bryan came out to the arena, as Michael Cole suggested viewers could go on Twitter and post with "#YesMovement." In the ring, Bryan told the fans he loves hearing the Yes fans because the people here in Chicago understand one thing, that you have a voice. He said "We have a voice and tonight we're going to hijack Raw." Bryan announced he wasn't leaving the ring until one of two things happen - either Batista coming out to fight, or Triple H coming out to accept his challenge. HHH's music hit after several moments and he came out to deny Bryan's request. He, Bryan and Stephanie had some back and forth jabs regarding the ownership of everything that got Bryan all this "Yes Movement" and attention.
HHH told Bryan to get the hell out of his ring, but Bryan said it was the people's ring. HHH argued that they own everything in the arena, including Bryan and the fans. Eventually, Stephanie called for Kane to come out. As he got to the ringside area, Bryan was ready and hit a suicide dive on him, then multiple punches. Stephanie called security to come out and handle things. Bryan stared at the security as the fans chanted his name to close the segment.
Dolph Ziggler defeated Alberto Del Rio via pinfall. Guest host Aaron Paul was on commentary and joked that he played the WWE video game as JBL and can't beat anyone. He talked about the new "Need for Speed" movie and how it has no green screen or CGI effects. Del Rio took control after a superkick but couldn't get the 3 count. Paul got up on the announcers table to distract Del Rio, which allowed Ziggler to gain control and hit his finisher.
They announced that Paul Bearer will be inducted into the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame Class.
Big E defeated Jack Swagger via disqualification in a non-title match. As soon as the bell rang, Cesaro rushed into the ring and attacked Big E to cause the DQ. Post-match, Swagger and Cesaro argued. Swagger shoved down Cesaro twice. Cesaro got up and took down Swagger and nearly got the Cesaro Swing, but Coulter got on a mic telling him not to do it. Cesaro released the hold and helped Swagger up. Colter told them to hug it out, because "We're brothers, we're real Americans." Cesaro and Swagger eventually hugged before doing a "We the People" chant.
John Cena arrived out with a heavily bandaged left knee. He thanked the fans for the warm Chicago welcome, then talked about getting injured by the Wyatt Family last week. He said due to dosctor's orders he can't have a match tonight. He talked up the Chicago people being honest, and how he started his career there, standing tall in the ring. He then talked about how the fans want change in the WWE and that it will go through him.
Bray Wyatt came up on the big screen to confront Cena about the empire he built around him. He said Cena's like a champion horse who's been running a long time, with the people cheering him, but one day the horse slows down and reality sets in. He asked Cena when his reality is going to set in, asking how long Cena thinks he can fend off the Wyatts. Bray told Cena "Mercy is calling you by name. I am the reaper and I am going to put you down." Wyatt said he knows what Cena's afraid of, and that the loneliest man is the one sitting atop of his empty castle.
Backstage, Randy Orton approached Batista. He wished him "very best of luck" against Bryan tonight. He said that was it and walked off.
Daniel Bryan defeated Batista due to disqualification. Orton was ringside to watch the matchup. The final moments of this one saw Triple H, Kane and Stephanie come down to the ringside area. Batista whipped Bryan outside into the steel steps, then picked him up and tossed him into Orton, knocking him over his chair. Once back in the ring, Batista was hit by a kick from Bryan, but Orton got into the ring and hit Bryan to cause a DQ.
Post-match, Orton went for an RKO on Batista, but The Animal shoved him off. Bryan hit a running knee on Orton, then dropkicked Batista, before dropkicking Kane off the apron into Triple H. Bryan prepared for the suicide dive, but was cut off by a Batista spear. Triple H grabbed Bryan by the hair and told him he was tired of his "little fantasy crap." Bryan kicked Triple H, but Batista grabbed him and powerbombed him. Triple H took off his jacket and tie, then hit a Pedigree on Bryan. Stephanie did a mock Yes! chant while HHH's music hit to play out the end of Raw as the heels stood over the fallen Bryan.
As the Raw Backstage Pass post-show was going on the WWE Network, they showed the in-ring action with Bryan down on the mat. Triple H got in the ring with Batista, Kane and Orton to inflict further damage on Bryan. As the Raw post-show panel kept talking about what was going on, Big Show's music hit. They showed him get in the ring to start fighting off Batista and Kane a bit, but soon they overwhelmed him with Orton's help. Cena's music hit and he came rushing out, limping down the ramp fast to the ring to help out in the fight.