COMPLETE WWE RAW 2013 REPORT: A CHANGE AT THE TOP OF THE RAW MANAGERIAL FOOD CHAIN AND THE REASON IS VERY IMPACTFUL; THE LARGEST LUMBERJACK MATCH; A CHALLENGER EMERGES FOR THE UNITED STATES TITLE; DAMIEN SANDOW PROVES WHY HE IS THE INTELLECTUAL SAVIOR; AND MORE
By Richard Trionfo on 2012-10-22 20:04:58
We are live from East Rutherford, New Jersey and your announcers are Michael ‘Can we recreate the opening scene from Highlander’ Cole and Jim ‘Look, there is the building where Wrestlemania 29 is taking place’ Ross.
Match Number Seven: Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez) versus Zack Ryder
Del Rio kicks and punches Ryder. Del Rio with a kick to the ribs. Ryder with punches but Del Rio with a kick and suplex for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick to the ribs and another near fall. Ryder with a sunset flip for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick to Ryder for a near fall.
Del Rio with an arm bar but Ryder with forearms. Del Rio with a head butt but he misses a splash into the corner. Ryder with a clothesline followed by a back elbow. Ryder with knees when Del Rio charges into the corner. Ryder signals for the Broski Boot but Del Rio moves and then he puts Ryder’s arm in the ropes and he kicks it. Del Rio with a kick to the shoulder.
Del Rio floats over into the cross arm breaker and Ziggler taps out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio takes his time releasing the hold.
Del Rio asks Randy if he liked that. He says that he will cut his head off at Hell in a Cell. Del Rio reapplies the cross arm breaker on Ryder while telling ‘Randy’ to tap. He says that he is the new Apex Predator.
Ricardo calls out Alberto’s name for a while and then Del Rio finally releases the hold.
Del Rio does the Orton pose on the ropes.
Match Number Eight: CM Punk (with Paul Heyman) versus Sheamus in the Largest Lumberjack Match in the history of the longest running weekly episode show in television history that is also a rematch of the debut episode of WWE Main Event
They lock up and Punk with a waist lock but Sheamus with a standing switch and take down but Punk with a front face lock. Sheamus with a clean break. Punk with a kick and then he sends Sheamus to the floor but the lumberjacks part like the Red Sea. He returns to the ring and Sheamus blocks a punch. Sheamus with an atomic drop and he sends Punk to the floor.
The lumberjacks send Punk back into the ring and Sheamus with knee drops. Sheamus with a side head lock take down. Sheamus with another side head lock take down. Punk with shoulders in the corner followed by a head butt to the abdomen.
Sheamus avoids a neck breaker and he connects with a shoulder tackle. Sheamus with a slam followed by an elbow drop. Punk with a kick and Sheamus clotheslines Punk over the top rope and they send Punk back into the ring. Sheamus with a back breaker and he gets a near fall. Punk goes to the apron and Sheamus tries for the crossfaces in the ropes. Sheamus connects with a few but Punk with a stunner followed by a springboard clothesline for a near fall.
We go to commercial with Punk sending Sheamus to the floor. He is on the bad side of the tracks so they attack Sheamus and send him back into the ring.
We are back and Punk with a side head lock. Sheamus with punches to Punk in the corner. We see footage during the commercial when Sheamus hit the ring post and went to the floor. Back to the live action and Punk with a key lock. Sheamus gets Punk on his shoulders but Punk gets back to his feet and he sends Sheamus to the floor. The lumberheels attack Sheamus. The lumberfaces try to protect Sheamus and we have a Demilitarized Zone of Lumberjacks.
Punk with a neck breaker followed by a double sledge from up top followed by an elbow from the turnbuckles. Punk goes up top again but you don’t do a move a third time and Sheamus with a punch to the midsection. Sheamus with more punches. Punk with a knee to the midsection followed by a kick that returns Sheamus to the mat.
Punk with a slam and he goes up top and teases the big elbow drop but he jumps to the mat and drops a regular elbow drop. Punk with a neck breaker for a near fall. Punk with a reverse chin lock on Sheamus. Sheamus punches Punk and hits two double sledges followed by a running clothesline into the corner followed by a fireman’s carry slam.
Sheamus gets Punk on the apron and he connects with the ten crossfaces. Sheamus suplexes Punk back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Sheamus with a running shoulder into the corner but Punk with a leg lariat to counter the knee lift.
Punk sets for the knee into the corner but Sheamus grabs Punk. Punk tries for a sunset flip but Sheamus holds on. Punk with the running knee followed by a short arm clothesline for a near fall. Punk goes up top but Sheamus with forearms to Punk’s back. Sheamus with a superplex and a near fall.
Sheamus sets for the uranage backbreaker but Punk gets Sheamus on his shoulders. Punk with a drop toe hold into the turnbuckles and Punk with a near fall. Punk with a round kick and he gets a near fall. Punk goes up top for the elbow drop but Sheamus moves. Sheamus with the uranage back breaker for a near fall.
Sheamus tries for the Cloverleaf but Punk escapes the hold and Sheamus goes over the top rope to the floor. Sheamus fights off the lumberjacks. Sheamus hits White Noise and then he looks around for the Brogue Kick set up and Sheamus gives Cesaro a Brogue Kick. Sheamus gives a Brogue Kick to Jinder Mahal. Big Show grabs Sheamus and choke slams him. Punk gets the three count.
Winner: CM Punk
After the match, Ryback comes to the ring and he hits a back breaker followed by a power slam after Punk is returned to the ring. Punk goes to the floor but he is sent back into the ring and Ryback with a power bomb. Punk goes to the floor again and Ryback gets him again and he presses Punk over his head and he tosses Punk onto the lumberheels.