WWE TRIBUTE TO THE TROOPS ON NBC REPORT
By Richard Trionfo on 2010-12-19 15:49:54
We are on tape from Fort Hood in Texas for the Eighth Annual Tribute to the Troops Show where World Wrestling Entertainment gives back to the United States Armed Forces. After years of doing this show overseas, they present their first show on United States soil. This is the one hour version that aired on NBC on Saturday night. I will be back on Wednesday night with coverage of the two hour special on USA Network.
Match Number Two: Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton, and John Cena versus The Miz, Wade Barrett, and Alberto Del Rio
Cena and Miz start things off and Cena with punches and he sends Miz into the turnbuckles. Cena with an Irish whip and bulldog for a near fall. Miz with a kick and punch to Cena and he tags in Del Rio and Alberto kicks Cena. Cena is sent into the turnbuckles and kicks him again. Barrett tags in and Cena punches him but they each hit clotheslines and both men are down. Orton tags in and he hits a few clotheslines and Orton follows that with a power slam and he looks at the Miz and that allows Barrett to get to the apron.
Orton with an IEDDT and then he twists into the RKO push ups but when he tries for the RKO, Barrett is close enough to the ropes to push Orton away. Orton is sent towards his opponent’s corner and Miz tries to punch Orton, but Randy blocks it and he knocks Miz and Del Rio off the apron and to the floor. Barrett with a big boot to Orton. Barrett with kicks while Miz and Del Rio return to the apron. Miz tags in and he kicks Orton and sends him into the turnbuckles and kicks him. Miz tries for the Awesome Clothesline but Orton gets out of the corner and hits a clothesline of his own. Rey tags in and he hits a seated splash and springboard cross body for a near fall. Rey with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors that sends Miz into the ropes. Rey tries for the 619, but he is tripped by Alex Riley as he comes off the ropes.
Riley pulls Rey to the floor and then Barrett is tagged in. Barrett runs Rey’s back into the apron as we go to commercial.
We are back and Miz sends Rey into the turnbuckles before he tags Wade Barrett back into the match. Barrett with a suplex and he stands over Rey and then he Irish whips Rey and hits a back breaker and gets a near fall. Rey tries to roll to the corner while Wade thinks about the near fall but Wade stops him. Alberto Del Rio is tagged in and he kicks Rey and hits a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Del Rio with a sunset flip but Rey rolls through and kicks Del Rio in the head and both men are down.
Del Rio recovers first and he kicks Rey in the midsection. Del Rio with a back elbow and he tags in Barrett. Barrett gets over Rey and punches him until the referee pulls him off. Barrett argues with the referee before putting Rey on the top turnbuckle. Barrett with a punch and Rey almost falls to the floor. Barrett tries for a superplex but Rey holds on to the turnbuckle. Rey with head butts and a punch that knocks Barrett off. Rey with a cross body and both men are down. Rey tags in Cena and Del Rio is in too. Cena with a few flying shoulder tackles followed by a Blue Thunder Bomb and it is time for the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena tries for the Attitude Adjustment but Miz with a kick to Cena. Miz punches Cena but Orton with an Olympic Slam and then he does the RKO push ups. Riley pulls Miz to the floor and to safety.
Barrett comes in and he goes after Orton but Randy sees him coming and hits a back breaker. Cena sends Del Rio into Barrett and both men are sent into the ropes. Rey hits a 619 on both men and as Del Rio comes off the ropes he is given an Attitude Adjustment by Cena while Orton hits the RKO on Barrett and Cena gets the three count on Del Rio.
Winners: John Cena, Randy Orton, and Rey Mysterio