December 15, 2013
results thanks to: wrestleview.com
We are live and out walks Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. Michael Cole mentions that we just saw them arrive earlier in a limo along with Vince McMahon. Stephanie talks about how tonight we will witness the most important match in WWE and professional wrestling history. Triple H talks about the greats to hold the WWE Championship and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship titles.
A video package runs focusing on past world champions.
We go live to the Toyota Center in Houston where a big display of pyro goes off. Michael Cole welcomes us to the sold out show. CM Punk is up first to kick off the show.
3-on-1 Handicap Match
CM Punk vs. The Shield
We start with CM Punk taking on WWE United States Champion Dean Ambrose. Punk counters Ambrose a series of times and Seth Rollins gets the tag. Punk gets Rollins in the corner, gets in a few shoulder charges, turns his back and throws elbows at Rollins smiling at The Shield in the opposite corner. Punk keeps going to work on Rollins with a reverse neckbreaker and keeping him near the corner. Roman Reigns gets the tag next. Punk with big elbows to Reigns early on. Reigns counters lifting up Punk and sending him to the corner where The Shield is. Ambrose gets the tag and he goes to work on Punk dropping some big boots. Reigns is next to throw some kicks to the gut. Reigns cuts off a Punk comeback with a big clothesline and then tosses him out of the ring. Reigns jumps and misses a tackle on Punk crashing over the announce table. Reigns smacked his left eye hard when he hit the table. Back in the ring, Reigns avoids shots from Punk and tosses him out of the ring. Rollins is now the legal man taking some right hands from Punk, Punk attempts an early GTS, Ambrose distracts and Rollins connects with a kick to the head. Reigns is on the outside favoring his left eye. A WWE doctor is now checking on Reigns. Back in the ring, Punk sends Rollins into Ambrose. Punk with a kick to Rollins resulting in a close two count. We see another shot of the doctor still checking on Reigns.
Punk with a shot to Ambrose and a swinging neckbreaker to Rollins. Punk with a running high knee to Rollins and Punk is heading up top. Punk connects with a cross body on Rollins for a two count. Punk immediately goes for the Anaconda Vice on Rollins. Ambrose is in to break it up. Ambrose now gets the tag and takes it to Punk in the corner with quick shoulder charges. Punk pushes Ambrose back from the corner and connects with a flying elbow. Punk with a quick shot to Rollins and covers Ambrose for a two count. GTS on Rollins. GTS ready for Ambrose. Ambrose counters off. Reigns is in and he spears Ambrose when Punk side steps him. Punk tosses Reigns out of the ring. Punk hooks the leg of Ambrose and gets the pinfall.
Winner: CM Punk
After the match, we see a replay of Roman Reigns messing up his left eye taking a tumble on the announce table. We then see the replay of the finish giving Punk the win. Back live, Reigns looks upset as he talks with Seth Rollins. We see a shot of an angry Ambrose.
Backstage, Renee Young is with WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee and Tamina Snuka. AJ said she has been champion for 182 days, calls the Divas division a joke and that "Total Divas" is a joke. She promises to be the only one laughing after tonight.
WWE Divas Championship
AJ Lee (c) w/ Tamina Snuka vs. Natalya
Natalya with a quick roll up early on. Natalya goes to the side headlock takedown and AJ powers out. Natalya with a quick fireman's carry and then works over the left arm of AJ. Natalya with a snapmare into a dropkick to the back of AJ. AJ bails. Natalya leaves the ring to chase her down. AJ is back in attempting a baseball slide, Natalya blocks this, pulls AJ out and then sends her into the ring barricade. AJ gets her boots up when Natalya charges at her in the corner. AJ with a guillotine choke applied. Natalya breaks it up and pulls off a quick dropkick. Natalya with a series of suplexes on AJ. Natalya plants AJ with a sitdown scoop slam. Natalya applies the Sharpshooter. AJ is reaching for the bottom rope. AJ gets close, but Natalya pulls her out to the middle of the ring keeping it locked on. AJ with a reversal out of no where. Tamina jumps up on the ring apron. The distraction allows AJ to get the Black Widow applied on Natalya. Natalya somehow breaks free and connects with her big clothesline. AJ with a roll up holding Natalya's hair and gets the pinfall.
Winner and still WWE Divas Champion: AJ Lee
A video package runs focusing on past World Champions.
WWE Intercontinental Championship
Big E Langston (c) vs. Damien Sandow
Lots of counters between Langston and Sandow early on. Langston with a quick corner charge and follows that up with a high back body drop on Sandow. They brawl to the outside and Sandow sends Langston face first into the steel ring post. Sandow tosses Langston back in the ring and gets in a few shots to keep him grounded. Sandow with a quick chop block that results in a two count. Sandow continues to work over Langston on the mat to keep him grounded. Sandow with his elbow and follows that with a big knee drop to the chest of Langston resulting in a two count. Sandow with a dropkick to cut off a comeback by Langston. Langston has Sandow up on his shoulders and drops him with an electric chair. Langston with a series of clotheslines and a belly to belly suplex. Langston hits the ropes and splashes over the lower back of Sandow resulting in a two count. Sandow counters connecting with an inverted DDT on Langston. Sandow gets a two count on a roll up. Sandow catches Langston with boots in the corner, they each hit the ropes and Langston collides with force on Sandow! Langston drops the straps and connects with the Big Ending on Sandow. Langston hooks the leg and gets the pinfall to retain his title.
Winner and still WWE Intercontinental Champion: Big E Langston
Backstage, we see a shot of Randy Orton warming up. Vince McMahon walks up, shakes his hand and then walks off.
We go to the TLC All Star panel with Mick Foley and Booker T. We see footage of Kofi Kingston interrupting The Miz earlier tonight. They plug that Miz vs. Kingston in a No DQ match will be taking place tonight.
WWE Tag Team Championships - Fatal Four Way Elimination Match
Cody Rhodes and Goldust (c's) vs. The Real Americans w/ Zeb Colter vs. Ryback and Curtis Axel vs. Rey Mysterio and Big Show
We start with Cody Rhodes and Ryback. Rhodes with a series of counters on Ryback and a dropkick to the knee. Tag to Goldust who drops an elbow with Rhodes keeping Ryback in a half Boston Crab. Tag to Axel as Ryback pushes Goldust to the corner. Axel with a big dropkick and laughs. Big Show tags himself in as Goldust exits. Big Show with a flipping snapmare on Axel and drops a few elbows over the back of Axel. Big Show with a big chop to the chest of Axel. Big Show chops Axel a second time with the crowd wanting it. The crowd asks for a third and Big Show does it. Ryback and Rey Mysterio get the tag. Ryback jumps on Mysterio dropping some big rights. Axel now back in sending Mysterio into Ryback in the corner. Mysterio and Axel both collide in the middle of the ring. Goldust with the tag and big spinebuster on Ryback. Ryback responds with a big kick sending Goldust flying back. Goldust with a roll up on Ryback and gets the pinfall.
Ryback and Curtis Axel have been eliminated.
Jack Swagger is now in working over Goldust. Tag to Antonio Cesaro who takes out Goldust with a big uppercut. Swagger with a big clothesline to Goldust on the outside. Tag back to Cesaro who works over Goldust who is being held by Swagger. Goldust with shots to both Cesaro and Swagger in the corner. Cesaro dead lifts Goldust connect with a side powerbomb resulting in a two count. Tag back to Swagger who works over Goldust using the ropes. Swagger applies pressure to the lower back of Goldust. Goldust with a big right to Swagger. Goldust with a springboard back elbow catching Swagger from the corner. Goldust is crawling for a tag. Cesaro grabs Goldust and gets him in the Cesaro Swing. Tag to Swagger. Cesaro catapults Goldust into Swagger who plants Goldust. Swagger covers Goldust and Rhodes breaks it up. Swagger with a splash in the corner on Goldust and Cesaro follows it jumping over Swagger and dropping his weight over Goldust as well. Swagger pulls Rhodes off the corner when Goldust was going for a hot tag. Goldust with a huricanrana on Cesaro. Rhodes is grabbing his knee. Big Show sends Swagger over the ring barricade on the outside. Cesaro with a big boot to Mysterio on the ring apron. Goldust with a powerslam on Cesaro. Tag to Big Show. Big Show plants Cesaro face first on the mat and then tosses him to the corner. Big Show with a big shoulder tackle. Knockout punch to Swagger. Knockout punch to Cesaro. Big Show covers Cesaro and gets the pinfall.
The Real Americans have been eliminated.
Big Show holds off on Goldust letting him get to his feet to get going. Goldust catches Big Show with a cross body resulting in a two count. Goldust counters a chokeslam attempt into a DDT on Big Show. Hook of the leg and Big Show kicks out after two. Rhodes is in. Rhodes and Goldust with a double suplex on Big Show. Rhodes attempts his springboard Disaster Kick, but Big Show swats his chest to knock him back down. Tag to Mysterio. Mysterio with a shoulder charge, elbow, goes up top and connects with his seated senton. Rhodes with a kick, sunset filp, Mysterio with a kick to the head and covers for a two count. Mysterio with another elbow, jumps to the shoulders of Rhodes, jumps off and Rhodes connects with his Diaster Kick on Mysterio. Mysterio kicks out after two. Mysterio with drop toe holds to Rhodes and Goldust. 619 on Goldust. Big Show pulls Goldust out and sends him into the ring barricade at ringside. Rhodes jumps at Big Show, Big Show catches him, tosses him down, gets Rhodes on his shoulder, but Rhodes counters sending Big Show face first into the steel ring post. Rhodes jumps in with a dropkick and Mysterio catches him in the air bringing him down in a powerbomb for a close two count. Rhodes blocks a 619 attempt by Mysterio. Rhodes kicks out of a roll up attempt by Mysterio after he counters Rhodes. Rhodes with the Cross Rhodes on Mysterio. Rhodes hooks the leg and gets the pinfall.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions: Cody Rhodes and Goldust
After the match, Big Show hugs Goldust and Cody Rhodes. Big Show helps Rey Mysterio to his feet as he embraces with Rhodes and Goldust.
Backstage, we see The Prime Time Players. Darren Young said he talked to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson yesterday. He brings in The Rock brawlin' buddy. Titus brings his John Cena brawlin' buddy. The Great Khali comes in with his Sheamus buddy. Los Matadores and El Torito show up with the Brodus Clay buddy. Vickie Guerrero and Brad Maddox start to wrestle with the brawlin' buddies. Kane walks in to interrupt. They walk out and Kane plays with the brawlin' buddies.
Brodus Clay w/ Tensai and The Funkadactyls vs. R-Truth w/ Xavier Woods
R-Truth with some quick right hands to Brodus Clay early on. Truth with a dropkick from the second rope catching Clay. Truth with an Axe Kick resulting in a two count. Clay with a sitdown splash over Truth in the corner. Clay with a series of elbow drops over Truth. Clay continues to dominate the offense tossing Truth around the ring. Clay with a big corner splash. Clay with a second corner splash and Truth falls down. Clay argues with Tensai at ringside. Tensai is yelling at Clay to cover him. Clay has Truth up in the tree of woe. Tensai jumps up telling Clay to quite fooling around and get the cover. Clay tells Tensai he is better than him. Tensai bails. The Funkadactyls argue with Clay and they bail. Truth catches Clay with a kick to the jaw and then covers Clay for the win.
After the match, Xavier Woods celebrates the win with Brodus Clay.
Backstage, Vince McMahon walks up to John Cena and shakes his hand. McMahon tells Cena quietly, "May the best man win."
No DQ Rules
The Miz vs. Kofi Kingston
Kofi Kingston attacks The Miz immediately when the bell rings. They brawl to the outside and Kingston gets in a few shots. Back in the ring, Kingston tosses Miz over the top rope, hits the ropes and goes for a suicide dive through the ropes when Miz catches him with a shot to the jaw. Kingston responds with some big kicks to the gut of Miz. Kingston goes for the Trouble in Paraside, but Miz ducks and Kingston kicks the steel ring post instead. Kingston grabs his foot in pain. Back in the ring, Miz slaps around Kingston against the ropes. Miz works over the injured foot/leg of Kingston following that Trouble in Paradise to the steel ring post. Kingston finds a way to push Miz out of the ring. Miz exposes a turnbuckle and then connects with a high knee to the face of Kingston. Kingston counters and gets a roll up for a close two count. Kingston catches Miz with a boot as he comes off the top turnbuckle. Kingston sends Miz face first into the exposed turnbuckle and then catches him with a Trouble in Paradise.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
A promo for WWE Tribute to the Troops airing on 12/28 on NBC airs.
A video package runs hyping Daniel Bryan vs. The Wyatt Family tonight.
3-on-1 Handicap Match
Daniel Bryan vs. The Wyatt Family
Bray Wyatt is watching from his chair at ringside as we start with Erick Rowan and Daniel Bryan. Bryan trips up Rowan and connects with some big body kicks. Rowan catches Miz with a quick elbow. Tag to Luke Harper who takes more body kicks from Bryan as well. Bryan locks up the legs of Harper and stomps them down on the mat. Bryan with big kicks to the chest of Harper. Tag to Rowan who presses his boot against the face of Bryan in the corner and then follows with a big scoop slam. Rowan drops Bryan down face first on the mat with force. Tag to Harper who plants Bryan with a sitdown scoop slam resulting in a two count. Harper extends his arms towards Bray Wyatt who stands up and removes his shirt. Wyatt gets the tag and yells, "It didn't have to be like this! We could have been friends Bryan!" Wyatt with a huge corner splash on Bryan. Wyatt with more shots to Bryan in the corner as the referee tries to back him off. Bray with a suplex that launches Brayn to the corner of The Wyatt Family. Bray gets up walking backwards on his arms towards Bryan and tags in Harper. A loud "THAT WAS CREEPY" chant starts up. Harper with a gig boot to Bryan. Tag back to Wyatt who yells at Bryan to take his hand and he will make all of this go away. Bryan slaps it away. Bryan eats a big elbow from Wyatt. Wyatt tags in Harper telling him to finish it. Harper with a huge sitdown powerbomb and Bryan kicks out.
Wyatt speaks to Harper again and Harper moves forward missing a big boot when Bryan side steps him. Bryan pushes Harper to the top turnbuckle, jumps up with him and executes a back suplex from the top to the ring below! Bryan covers and gets a close two count. Bryan is getting fired up as the crowd in Houston starts loud "YES!" chants. Bryan with kicks to the chest of Harper. Bryan connects with his big kick to the head. Bryan jumps up to the top turnbuckle and connects with his flying headbutt. Bryan hooks the leg and Rowan breaks it up. Rowan misses a charge and Bryan catches him with a big kick to the head. Rowan gets trapped in the middle and bottom rope. Bryan lights up him with kicks to the chest. Bryan catches Wyatt with a knee to the gut when he is tagged in. Bryan clears Rowan out. Harper is out as well. Bryan rolls up Wyatt for a two count and then Wyatt kicks Bryan in the head. Bryan with a suicide dive that sends Harper flying over the announce table. Bryan also sends Rowan into the steel ring steps. Bryan drops Wyatt off the top rope, goes up top and catches Wyatt with a top rope missile dropkick. Bryan goes for the Yes Lock. Wyatt counters, mounts Bryan and drops some huge elbows. Wyatt lifts up Bryan, kisses him and connects with Sister Abigail. Wyatt gets the pinfall.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
After the match, Bray Wyatt holds Daniel Bryan as Erick Rowan and Luke Harper stand over him. We then see highlights from the match leading to the finish.
A video package runs hyping John Cena vs. Randy Orton tonight.
Unification TLC Match
WWE Champion Randy Orton vs. WWE World Heavyweight Champion John Cena
Justin Roberts handled the ring introductions. They are putting emphasis on the term "WWE World Heavyweight Champion" instead of the prior Unified WWE Champion term.
The bell rings and here we go. John Cena with a side headlock takedown early on Randy Orton. Cena bails to grab some steel chairs when Orton cuts him off. Orton grabs a ladder, sets it up in the middle of the ring and Cena cuts him off. Cena grabs the ladder and cracks Orton with it. Cena bails again, grabs a table and slides that in the ring. Cena sets up the table in a corner. Cena tosses Orton to the outside. Orton returns with a chair in hand. Orton pushes the ladder out, tries to hit Cena with the chair, Cena blocks it, Orton kicks Cena and Orton cracks the chair over Orton's back. Orton then drops the chair over the chest of Cena. Orton cracks the chair over Cena on the outside and then mocks Cena doing the "you can't see me" gesture. Cena fights back forcing Orton to hit the steel ring post with the chair. Cena has a chair and cracks it over the back of Orton repeatedly. Orton slides back in the ring and starts setting up the ladder again under the titles hanging above the ring. Orton is climbing up when Cena cuts him off pulling him down. Orton with a dropkick to Cena. Orton keeps Cena grounded with some big stomps including shots to the head. Orton with a snap powerslam on Cena. Cena with a shot to Orton using the ladder. Cena starts setting it back up again. Cena is climbing up when Orton cuts him off and executes a quick back suplex. Orton picks up the ladder.
Orton tries to drop the ladder over Cena, but Cena moves out of the way. Orton grabs a chair and cracks it over the back of Cena repeatedly. Cena with shoulder tackles and his twisting powerbomb on Orton. Orton avoids a Five Knuckle Shuffle and sends Cena face first into a steel chair that was setup in the corner. Orton grabs another ladder and sets it up under the titles. Orton is near the top with his hand on both titles when Cena cuts him off. Cena sends Orton face first into the ladder and falls back. Cena jumps off the ladder connecting with a Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena picks up the ladder, cracks Orton with it, Orton falls back from the ring apron and crashes through a table at ringside. Cena sets the ladder back up again and starts to climb up. Orton is back up, pushes the ladder over, Cena lands on his feet and Orton jumps up catching Orton with an RKO. Cena clotheslines Orton over the top rope. Cena picks up the top part of the steel ring steps and hits Orton in the head with it. Orton is now busted open over his eye. Orton is back up and Cena hits him with a second shot using the steel steps. Cena grabs another table and slides it inside the ring. Orton grabs a microphone and hits Cena over the head with it. Orton mounts Cena at ringside and hits Cena over the head with the microphone repeatedly. Orton now starts clearing off the spanish announce table.
Orton goes to punt Cena in the head, but Cena ducks and gives Orton an AA sending him crashing through the spanish announce table! Cena has the ladder setup under the titles again. Cena has his hands on both titles when Orton pushes the ladder over. Cena keeps hanging on to the titles when Orton grabs a chair and cracks Cena with it. Cena lets go and Orton with more shots using a chair. Cena with a spear on Orton sending him crashing through the table setup near the corner. Orton rolls out of the ring and starts pulling up padding. Handcuffs were under the padding. Orton then handcuffs Orton to the bottom rope. Orton taunts Cena with the key. Orton throws the key in the crowd. Cena is trying to break free as Orton walks up the entrance ramp and grabs a tall ladder. Orton hits Cena with the big ladder once as he walks by. Orton sets up the ladder and starts climbing slowly. Cena unhooks the turnbuckle and is now on the ladder with Orton. Cena with shots to Orton using the metal turnbuckle. Orton falls back. Orton has the ropes and is trying to pull Cena off the ladder. Cena hits the other table head first as he goes flying off the ladder courtesy of Orton. Orton sets the ladder back up and starts climbing. Orton takes the titles off the hook and gets the win.
Winner and first ever WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Randy Orton
We then see a replay of the finish. Back live, Randy Orton celebrates with both the WWE Championship and WWE World Heavyweight Championship in hand. Vince McMahon's music hits as Vince walks out with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. Orton puts the titles over his shoulders as all three enter the ring. We see a shot of John Cena looking up at ringside. All three present the undisputed face of WWE, Randy Orton the first ever WWE World Heavyweight Champion.