WWE RAW REPORT: ROCK GIVES HIS ANSWER; NO COLE CHALLENGE; A CHALLENGER FOR THE DIVAS TITLE; MUPPETS; AND MORE
By Richard Trionfo on 2011-10-31 23:12:02
We are live from Atlanta, Georgia and your announcers are Michael ‘I wonder if these Muppets can beat Daniel Bryan’ Cole and Jerry ‘Is Vickie fatter than Miss Piggy’ Lawler.
John Laurinaitis comes out and he introduces himself and he says that CM Punk will face Alberto Del Rio if he can beat Mark Henry tonight.
Match Number One: CM Punk versus Mark Henry
Henry with a kick and forearms to the back followed by a kick. Henry continues to attack Punk in the corner with an Irish whip. Punk goes to the turnbuckles and he leaps on Henry’s back and connects with elbows. Henry gets Punk up and hits a power slam and gets a near fall.
Punk with kicks to Henry followed by a punch. Henry throws Punk over the top rope but Punk stays on the apron. Punk with a kick and he hits a springboard clothesline and then he goes up top for the Macho Man Elbow drop and he hits it and gets a near fall.
Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez come to the ring and Alberto tells Ricardo to attack Henry to get Punk disqualified but the referee only sends Ricardo away. Ricardo hits Henry with his shoe and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Mark Henry by disqualification
After the match, Punk attacks Ricardo and Del Rio. Punk punches Del Rio and then Punk sends Ricardo into the apron and grabs him by the neck. Ricardo begs for mercy but Punk sends Ricardo into the ring. Mark Henry hits the World’s Strongest Slam on Ricardo (at least it sounded like it because the camera was focused on Punk).
John Laurinaitis is checking his phone for his text of the week. Punk enters the room and he wants to know if he saw what happened. He wants to know if that was fair. Punk wants to know what is next. Punk makes a number of suggestions. John tells Punk that he has his title match if Del Rio agrees to it.
John says that he has business to do and Punk says that seems fair enough. John continues to text as we go to commercial.
We are back with another Brodus Clay video package. Maybe he will return after Season Five of NXT ends. Looks like he is coming next week.
We see footage from earlier tonight when Ricardo Rodriguez got CM Punk disqualified. Apparently punches are not DQ worthy, but shoes are.
Match Number Four: Alberto Del Rio versus Big Show
Del Rio punches Show but Show puts Del Rio in the corner and he punches Del Rio and chops him. Show with a head butt followed by a chop. Show chokes Del Rio in the ropes. Del Rio with kicks and punches to Show but Show responds with a head butt. Show punches Del Rio in the midsection. Del Rio with a kick but Show with a clothesline.
Show with a suplex to Del Rio and he gets a near fall. Show chokes Del Rio in the ropes. Show with an Irish whip but Del Rio moves when Show charges into the corner. Show with a clothesline. Show with another Irish whip but he runs into boots from Del Rio. Del Rio works on the leg and then he applies a sleeper. Show starts to slouch over and he falls to a knee.
Show gets back to his feet and then he sends Del Rio to the mat. Del Rio goes to the floor and Show splashes Del Rio against the ringside barrier. They exchange punches. Show kicks Del Rio into the ringside barrier and then he connects with a knee to the chest.
Del Rio trips Show and Show falls into the ringside barrier. Del Rio with a step up enzuigiri. Del Rio gets back into the ring but then he goes back to the floor. They return to the ring and Del Rio with kicks to the head. Del Rio gets a near fall but Show with an emphatic kick out. Del Rio with a front face lock on Show. Show with a side slam to escape the hold and both men are down.
Del Rio with a punch but Show with a chop across the chest to Del Rio. Del Rio probably with a drop kick, assuming that is what happened when we cut to a fan in the front row. Del Rio returns to the front face lock. Show pushes Del Rio off and hits a clothesline that sends Del Rio over the top rope to the floor.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Del Rio works on Show’s leg but Show uses his other leg to get out of the hold. Del Rio with a kick to the head but Show grabs Del Rio by the throat. Del Rio with kicks and a DDT for a near fall that sends Del Rio to the floor when Show kicks out. Show punches Del Rio when Del Rio tries for the enzuigiri in the corner and Show gets the three count.
Winner: Big Show
After the match, CM Punk comes out and he walks past Big Show and he makes his way to the ring. Punk gets a mic and a bottle of water. Punk asks Del Rio if he can hear him and then Punk pours the water in Del Rio’s face to wake him up.
Punk wants Del Rio to comprehend what he is going to say. Punk says that he is going to ask Del Rio a simple yes or no question. Punk says that he is going to put Del Rio in the Anaconda Vice until Del Rio says yes and gives Punk the match at Survivor Series. Del Rio agrees to give Punk the match.
Punk tells everyone that Del Rio said yes. Punk tells his amigo that he will see him at Survivor Series.