February 3, 2014
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Randy Orton is out first to kick off Monday Night RAW. Orton says that it has been a week since The Authority has placed him into the Elimination Chamber to defend his Title at the next PPV. The crowd starts a loud chant for CM Punk. Orton references his time in Evolution. He says that he and Batista were equals back then but times have changed. Orton is now at the top.
Stephanie and Triple H walk out onto the entrance ramp. Stephanie tells Randy that he needs to calm down. She says that he has a history of being paranoid and blowing things out of proportion. She tells him not to bite the hand that feeds him.
Orton replies that he doesnít care what the people think. Orton has faced heavy odds and still stands on top. Triple H says that he is tired of Ortonís excuses. He says that maybe there is something to all of the chants and maybe it is time that they put their faith in someone else. Stephanie announces a match tonight. Randy Orton will face Daniel Bryan. If Bryan wins, then maybe Triple H and Stephanie will have to think about Bryan being the face of the WWE. In fact, over the next several weeks Orton will be facing all of his Elimination Chamber opponents. Triple H leads the crowd in a yes chant. Sure, why not.
The Shield makes their way down to the ring as the show heads to commercial.
The Shield v. Big E. Langston, Kofi Kingston & Rey Mysterio
Langston starts the match against Ambrose. He rakes the arm and tags in Kofi. Kofi comes in with a springboard axe handle followed by a swift hip toss and arm bar. Rollins gets the tag and dodges Kofi before getting caught with a kick. Rollins whips Kofi into the ropes but is hit with a monkey flip. Cover but Rollins kicks out. Ambrose gets the tag again and stomps away on Kofi. Reigns is in now and punches Kofi square in the jaw. Rollins comes in with a snapmare which leads to a rear choke. Kofi struggles to his feet only to be hit back down to the mat. Ambrose gets the tag and drops an elbow. Cover, but Kofi kicks out.
Ambrose sends Kofi to the corner for a shoulder thrust and then tags in Rollins. Seth cinches on a chinlock before slamming Kofi down to the mat. Rollins drops to drop a knee but Kofi rolls out of the way. Rey gets the tag and hits a tilt-a-whirl on Rollins. Rey comes out of the corner with a seated senton into a cover. Rollins kicks out. Rey is whipped into the corner but blocks a splash. Seth catches Rey in the air and tags in Reigns. Roman hits a Hart Attack and goes for the cover. Rey kicks out. Roman is steaming as the show heads to commercial.
Reigns is in the ring with Rey and traps him in a rear choke. Ambrose gets the tag and continues to choke Rey. Ambrose hits a clothesline and goes for a cover. Dean sets Rey up in the true of woe and charges. Rey lifts his body up and gets out of the way. Rey crawls towards Langston for the tag. Reigns also gets the tag. Langston hits him with a shoulder charge and belly to back suplex. Langston hits a big splash and goes for the cover. Rollins makes the save which brings in both teams. The ring clears which leaves Reigns in the ring with Langston. Roman hits the Superman punch and looks for the spear. Instead, Ambrose tags himself in and hits his STO finisher for the win. Reigns started bleeding heavily from his eye towards the end of the match and was helped out by a medic. .
Winners: The Shield
After the match the Wyatt Family appears on the Titantron. Bray addresses The Shield and their match at Elimination Chamber. Bray foresees that The Shieldís end is near. Wyatt is excited to watch his enemies drown. Luke Harper starts whistling. Bray tells the Shield to run.
The Superbowl was the most watched TV event in US history, but Wade has some bad news. The fans stuffed their face with food so they will get fat and not be around for much longer.
Jerry Lawler stands up and tells Barrett that he hopes Bad News Barrett is not around next week.
Jack Swagger w/ The Real Americans v. Christian
Swagger backs Christian into the corner. He then whips him to the other side but Christian moves out of the way and kicks Swagger. Christian sends Swagger over the top rope and too the outside. Christian swaps places with Swagger but gets pulled off the ring apron. Swagger roars. Jack tosses Christian back first into the apron and then rolls him back inside for a cover. Christian kicks out. Swagger knees Christian in the gut and then tosses him across the ring. Swagger gets behind Christian for a choke. Christian fights back to his feet, kicks Swagger in the guts, but then gets lifted up for a slam. Cover but Christian kicks out. Zeb is furious. Swagger chokes Christian against the bottom rope. Swagger slaps at Christianís face.
Swagger heads up to the second rope and salutes the fans before leaping. Christian catches him in midair and then slaps Swagger. Christian comes off the second ropes with a dropkick and then runs the ropes. Swagger catches him with a knee to the gut. Swagger misses a Gut Wrench which Christian counters into a neckbreaker. Christian punches Swagger in the face and then heads to the top rope. Christian leaps for a crossbody but Swagger catches him and sets up a Patriot Lock. Christian counters but Swagger then counters the counter which enables him to try a Swagger Bomb. Christian moves out of the way and then rolls up Swagger for the win.
WWE Tag Team Championships
Steel Cage Match
The New Age Outlaws v. The Rhodes Brothers
This match must been won by pinfall or submission. Goldust starts the match against Road Dogg. Goldust gets tripped up but blocks an attempt to throw him into the cage. Billy Gunn gets the tag and faces off against Dust. Gunn does a crotch chop and then gets hit with an elbow from an incoming Cody. Gunn hits a couple blows but is pushed into the corner. He whips Cody across only to be caught in a roll up. Rhodes attempts a roll up but Gunn kicks out. Gunn regroups in the corner with Dogg. James gets the tag and flips Cody onto the mat before stomping on him. Dogg goes for a cover but Cody kicks out.
Gunn comes in off the tag and works Cody in the corner. He twists his arm around the rope and then hits an armbar to stretch Cody. Dogg gets the tag and pushes Cody into the corner. Cody clotheslines James and goes for a cover. No luck. Cody begins to stomp relentlessly. Jesse is put in an armbar. Cody mounts James and tries to force a cover. Road Dogg kicks out. Goldust gets the tag and continues to work Dogg. Dogg gets to his feet and starts to fight back. Goldust is whipped into the ropes but delivers his drop punch and then hits a ten count punch in the corner. Dogg is staggering around but does manage to hit a hip toss. Gunn gets the tag as the show heads to commercial.
Back from the break and Road Dogg is in the ring tossing Goldust into the steel cage. Dogg gets behind for a rear choke. James drops an elbow and tags in Gunn. Billy shortly works Goldust before quickly tagging James back in. Road Dogg tries his signature punches but instead gets hit with a spinebuster. Cody and Gunn both get the tags.
Cody tosses Gunn face first into the steel cage. Cody then kicks Gunn in the gut and even hits a dropkick to Road Dogg who is still on the apron. Dogg then comes in to punch Cody but gets tossed into the steel cage but then hits Goldust with a snap slam. Cody hits Gunn with a Disaster Kick and nearly picks up the win. Cody starts to climb up to the top of the cage. Dogg tries to stop him but Cody just pushes him back down. Rhodes gets to the top of the cage. Cody leaps back inside with a huge moonsault on Road Dogg. Cody does crash hard on his side which allows Billy Gunn to hit the Fameasser for the win.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions: The New Age Outlaws
Zack Ryder v. Titus OíNeil
Yes, Zack Ryder is actually on RAW. No, he did not get his entrance music played on the broadcast.
Titus starts the match by tossing Ryder to the outside. Titus follows after and tosses Ryder into the barricade. Titus rolls him back inside and goes for the cover. Ryder kicks out. The Miz shows up on commentary and is upset that Titus and Ryder are on the show and he is not. Miz then heads to the back. Meanwhile, Titus has Ryder trapped in an abdominal stretch. Ryder fights free and sets up for the Broskie Boot. Ryder catches Titus in the side of the head. Titus grabs Ryder and drops him over his knee a couple times before tossing him into the corner. Titus hits a splash and follows with Clash of the Titus.
Winner: Titus OíNeil
A video package of Ernie Ladd is shown honoring Black History Month.
Fandango is in the ring dancing with Summer Rae. Santino makes his way out. He tells Fandango that he just learned three new dancing moves, and shows them off. Santino proposes a dance off, but not with Fandango. Santino wants to put Summer Rae up against #EMMAlution. Summer dances for a bit. Up next is Emma. The psychedelic music hits and Emma does what appears to be repetitive Nazi salutes. Nonetheless, the audience is polled and Emma wins!
Sheamus v. Curtis Axel
Sheamus connects with a knee to the gut and a clothesline. Axel heads to the apron which allows Sheamus to set up his clubbing blows. Axel falls to the outside and Sheamus follows after and tosses him into the commentators table. Axel gets back in the ring and tosses Sheamus shoulder first into the steel post. Curtis puts Sheamus into an armbar. Curtis sets Sheamus up against the second rope and tries to choke him out. The referee is forced to get in for the break. Axel returns to the armbar. Sheamus starts to fight his way back and pushes Curtis into the corner. Sheamus hits a rolling Samoan Drop. Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick for the win.
Batista makes his way to ring. Alberto Del Rioís music hits right away and he comes down to the ring. Batista doesnít know his problem. Rio tells Batista that while he was on the couch waiting for his agent to call about a movie, Rio was in the ring winning Championships. Rio says that it is cajones that makes one a Champion. Rio tells Batista that he should be begging him not to break his arm. Batista laughs it off and then starts to speak. Rio immediately clobbers Batista with punches. Batista tries to scoop Rio up but Rio runs out of the ring.
Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth & Xavier Woods v. The Wyatt Family
Xavier Woods starts the match against Rowan. Truth tags himself in and kicks Rowan. He attempts a cover but Rowan kicks out and tags in Harper. Luke manhandles Truth and then tags in Bray. Wyatt grounds Truth and then brings in Harper. Luke cinches on a seated side headlock. The crowd cheers for Ziggler so Truth obliges. Ziggler hits a ten count punch in the corner and then follows with a huge DDT. Rowan makes the save on the cover. Ziggler is tossed back into the corner so Woods charges in and tosses Rowan out of the ring. Bray viciously slams Woods to the mat with a Rock Bottom. Harper hits a clothesline that sends Dolph inside out. Bray gets the tag and launches into crab mode. Bray lifts Ziggler up for a tender kiss and hits Sister Abigail.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
The Shield appears on the Titantron after the match to cut a promo. They say that the biggest delusional of the Wyatt Family is that they think they have a chance at the PPV. Believe in The Shield. Bray is shown laughing in the ring as he screams that he welcomes this war.
Naomi w/ Cameron v. Aksana w/ Alicia Fox
AJ Lee and Tamina join in on commentary for the match. Naomi starts the match against Aksana. Naomi uses her speed to push Aksana around at the start but gets caught in a roll up. Naomi kicks out. Aksana locks in a side headlock. Aksana then switches to a headscissor hold. Naomi fights free and hits two dropkicks. Naomi twerks on Aksanaís face and then attempts a Sunset flip. Aksana drops down to cover her instead and drops a nasty knee over Naomi's face. Naomi kicks out. Naomi lays Aksana out and then hits a split legged moonsault for the win.
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan
Bryan and Orton lock up at the start. Orton backs Bryan into the corner and grabs at his hair. Orton rolls out of the ring and tells the fans to hush. Orton gets back inside and stomps on Bryan. Orton hits a snap suplex and goes for the cover. Bryan kicks out. Bryan is whipped into the ropes and hit with a shoulder tackle. Bryan hits an uppercut and goes on the offensive with kicks. Bryan with a Dragonscrew that sends Orton towards the corner. Bryan heads out of the ring and slams Orton leg into the steel post. Bryan charges and hits a dropkick that sends Ortonís leg into the post. Bryan gets back inside. Bryan works the leg of Orton as he twists it round and round. Bryan puts Orton in a leg lock and uses it for an interesting cover. Orton kicks out. Bryan continues to target the leg of Orton.
The action spills to the outside of the ring and Bryan kicks relentlessly. Bryan tosses Orton over the commentatorsí table. Bryan grabs Orton and tosses him back in the ring. Orton drags a headset in with him. Bryan sets Orton up in the corner and continues to target the leg with twists, kicks and dropkicks. Bryan sets Orton up on the top rope and hits a Frankensteiner. Cover, but Orton kicks out. Bryan steps on the back of Ortonís legs and slams them into the mat. Daniel locks on a Half-Crab. Orton has to crawl his way to the bottom rope for the break. Orton rolls out of the ring. Bryan follows after and gets slammed back first onto the barricade. Orton rolls Bryan back into the ring. Cover, but Bryan kicks out. Orton hits a couple headbutts in a row before pounding on Bryanís head. Bryan reverses position and hits a couple kicks. Bryan flips out of the corner and runs the ropes but gets caught by a snap suplex as the show heads to commercial.
Orton catches Bryanís leg and tosses him overhead with an Exploder Suplex. JBL states that the Elimination Chamber was not built for safety. Duly noted. Orton has Bryan outside the ring and tosses him into the steel post. Orton grabs Bryan and throws him into the post again and then the steel steps. Orton rolls Bryan back inside. Cover, but Bryan kicks out. Orton pulls back on Ortonís hand in a wristlock and then continues to target the arm. Cover, but Bryan kicks out. Orton continues to work Bryan around the ring and steel posts while targeting the arm. Orton sets Bryan up on the top rope and follows after. He tries to set up a Superplex but Bryan is fighting him off. Bryan pushes Orton into the ring and then perches up top. Bryan leaps in and hits a dropkick. Bryan lands on his bad shoulder that Orton has been targeting and clutches his arm.
Bryan kicks at Orton but get tosses right back down to the mat. Orton tries to grab Bryan but is instead caught in a Yes Lock. Orton gets his foot on the bottom rope for the break. Bryan kicks away at Orton in the corner and charges for a dropkick. Bryan charges for a second and connects. Bryan tries for a third but instead Orton hits him with a dropkick of his own. Orton begins to pound the mat and tries for an RKO. Bryan stops him in his tracks and then climbs to the top rope. Bryan leaps for a huge headbutt. Cover, but Orton kicks out. Bryan kicks at the chest of Orton as the crowd chants along.
Kane walks down to the ring. Bryan knocks him off the apron and then tosses Orton outside the ring. Bryan flies out on both men with a suicide dive. Kane charges at Bryan but Bryan tosses him into the steel steps. Back inside the ring Orton charges for an RKO but Bryan dodges and hits a Flying Knee for the win!
Winner: Daniel Bryan
After the match, Orton and Kane get back inside the ring and start stomping on Bryan. Kane lifts Bryan up off the mat and hits him with a chokeslam. Kane raises his arms and lowers them to set off his fire. Orton holds his Titles up as RAW goes off the air.