Expect to see Roman Reigns in his first appearance since receiving emergency hernia surgery. O yeah, Kathie Lee Gifford is going to be there or something.
The show begins with a recap of Ambrose's antics from last week.
Rollins makes his way to the ring. He gets on the mic and complains about Ambrose. He then says the real highlight from last week was Cena and Ambrose getting curb stomped on the MITB Briefcase. WWE Officials come to the ring and tell Rollins to get out of the ring. Rollins says he loves being a marked man. Cena comes running to the ring and Rollins escapes through the crowd. Ambrose appears behind Ambrose in the crowd and begins to pound on him. Rollins gets caught between Cena and Ambrose. Ambrose dives on both Rollins and Cena and Rollins escapes. Triple H and Stephanie come out. Triple H sets up a handicap match between Dean Ambrose and John Cena vs. Rollins, Kane, and Randy Orton.
MATCH: Gold and Stardust, and Cesaro vs. The Usos and Dolph Ziggler
The match begins with all 6 men going at it. Goldust throws Jey Uso into the steel steps outside the ring. Stardust and Jey start the match. Goldust is tagged in and delivers several blows to Uso. Uso hits a crossbody but Goldsut quickly recovers and tags in Cesaro. Cesaro hits an uppercut. Jey fights back and tags in Jimmy. He takes down Cesaro and drives him to the corner with several chops. Cesaro reverses and counters with a chop of his own. Cesaro his whipped into the corner and eats a Stinkface. Cesaro fights back and tags in Stardust. All six men go at it again. Ziggler is thrown into the steel steps outside.
The show returns with Stardust in control of Jey. Jey hits a hip toss. Stardust kicks Jey from the mat and tags in Cesaro. Cesaro mocks Ziggler's elbow drop for a 2 count on Jey. Cesaro hits a basement dropkick for another 2 count. Cesaro applies a single arm straightjacket choke. Uso reverses for a 2 count. Cesaro easily fights out and tags in Goldust. Goldust steps on Jey's head. Jey fights back with a pele kick. Ziggler is tagged in and so is Cesaro. Cesaro hits a neckbreaker followed by a tilt-a-whirl sleeper hold. Cesaro powers out and charges Ziggler in the corner. Ziggler sidesteps him and hits a famouser for 2. Goldust interfers and gets thrown out of the ring. The Usos dive onto Gold and Stardust outside. Cesaro hits an uppercut for 2. Ziggler rolls up Cesaro for 2. Stardust is tagged in and plants Ziggler for 2. Ziggler makes the and he and the 2 Usos hit a triple superkick. Jimmy hits the splash for the 3 count.
WINNER: The Usos and Ziggler via Pinfall
Adam Rose comes to the ring accompanied by Kathie Lee and Hoda. Kathie Lee and Hoda get booed and talk about something. Hoda dances. They fail to win over the crowd.
A Wyatt Family vignette plays hinting that something big is in store for Luke Harper.
MATCH: Mark Henry vs. Bo Dallas
Henry overpowers Dallas and chokes him on the middle rope. Henry continues beating on Dallas. Dallas slides out of the ring. Henry follows him and slams his head against the announce table and then throws him into the barricade. Dallas slides back in the ring and the ref counts out Mark Henry.
WINNER: Bo Dallas via Count Out
The show returns with Dean Ambrose making his way to the ring. He complains about how Cena abandoned him on SmackDown. He then calls Cena out to the ring. Cena comes out and gets on the mic and plays to the hostile crowd. Ambrose acknowledges that he and Cena don't like each other and says he has no problem dropping Cena and taking on the Authority himself. Cena responds and threatens Ambrose. Ambrose says he is hungry and going to Cony Island for a hotdog, implying that he won't participate in his match tonight.
The show returns with a video showing Ambrose boarding the Q Train towards Cony Island.
John Cena runs into Triple H backstage.
MATCH: Brie Bella vs. Summer Rae
Brie's arm is tied behind her back at the behest of the Authority. Summer Rae drives Brie into the corner and chokes her with her boot. Brie is thrown to the mat for a 2 count. Summer Rae continues the beat down on the seemingly helpless Brie. Brie fights back with a drop toehold followed by a running knee for the 3 count.
WINNER: Brie Bella via Pinfall
MATCH: Jack Swagger vs. Tyson Kidd
Swagger drives Kidd into the corner. Kidd fights back but meets a big shoulder check from Swagger. Kidd rolls out of the ring and hides behind Natalya. Kidd jumps onto the apron and kicks Swagger in the head. Kidd stomps Swagger in the corner and catapults him into the bottom turnbuckle. Kidd hits a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Kidd applies a rear chinlock. Swagger fights back with a clothesline followed by a hiptoss. Swagger hits the swagger bomb. Kidd goes for the sharpshooter but Swagger reverses into the patriot lock. Kidd rolls out of the ring and hits a pele kick on Swagger. Kidd goes to the top rope. Swagger throws him off and applies the Patriot Lock for the submission.
WINNER: Jack Swagger via Submission
Edge and Christian cut a promo for the 15th anniversary SmackDown show on the WWE Network.
The show returns with a satellite interview with Roman Reigns. Reigns talks about how it sucks to be out of action. He says that he will be back sooner than they think.
MATCH: El Torito vs. Hornswoggle aka Mini Gator
El Torito hits a moonsault for the 3 count. The crowd chanted "This is stupid!"
WINNER: El Torito via Pinfall
The show returns with Rusev and Lana making their way to the ring. They talk about Big Show tearing down the Russian flag and say it was a hate crime. Rusev then calls Big Show to the ring and then calls him to the ring. The Rock's (Yes THE Rock) music hits and he makes his way to the ring. He gets on the mic and does what the Rock does best. Rusev threatens the Rock and tells him to leave or he will crush The Rock. The Rock continues to insult Lana and Rusev. He then begins hammering on Rusev with right hands. Rusev is beat out of the ring.
MATCH: Paige and Alicia Fox vs. AJ Lee and Emma
AJ and Alicia start things off. AJ kicks Alicia in the midsection and throws her out the ring. AJ attacks Paige. AJ tags in Emma. Emma rolls up Alicia for 2. Alicia fights back. Emma fights back and applies the Emmma Lock. Emma hits the Emmalite sandwich in the corner. Emma dances and AJ takes her belt and leaves ringside. Paige hits the Rampage for the 3 count.
WINNER: Paige and Alicia Fox via Pinfall
Another video package plays for the Wyatt Family. This time it features Eric Rowan.
Miz is driven to the corner but sidesteps Sheamus. Miz applies a waistlock but Sheamus powers out. Miz slpas Sheamus and drives him to the corner. Sheamus reverses an Irish whip and gets takin out with a clothesline. Miz fights back but gets caught with a big scoop slam. Miz goes to the top rope but gets caught with a left hand to the midsection. Miz goes for the Brogue Kick but Miz rolls out of the ring.
The show returns with Miz in control. Sheamus is shoved into the corner and eats a clothesline. Miz chokes Sheamus with his boot. The crowd chants for Sandow. Sandow hits a cheapshot. The crowd goes nuts. Miz covers Sheamus for a 2 count. Sheamus fights back with axehandle blows followed by a high running knee. Sheamus loads up a Brogue kick but Sandow pulls Miz out of the ring. Miz gets back in the ring. Sheamus goes for a Brogue kick but Miz moves and Sandow takes the blow. Miz rolls up Sheamus for the 3 count.
WINNER: Miz via Pinfall
MATCH: Cena vs. Rollins, Kane, and Randy Orton
Rollins starts the match but quickly tags in Kane. Cena drives Kane into the corner. Kane hits a right hand and stomps Cena on the mat. Orton is tagged in. Orton hits a powerslam for 2. Kane is tagged in and hits a boot. Rollins is tagged in while Cena is down. Rollins beats Cena into the corner. He hits a running forearm. Cena fights back. Rollins fights back and hits a flying neck breaker. Rollins chokes Cena with his boot. Cena fights back with a big clothesline and clears the apron. Cena hits the 5 knuckle shuffle. He goes for the AA but Kane interferes. The ref calls for the bell. Orton and Kane beat down Cena.
Ambrose's music hits. Ambrose comes out with a hotdog cart. Ambrose squirts ketchup and mustard in the face of Kane and Orton and then drives the hotdog cart into the 2 men. Ambrose goes after Rollins. Orton and Kane intercede. Cena and Ambrose fight them off. Ambrose hits a suicide dive on Rollins. Outside the ring, Ambrose grabs Rollins balls with the hotdog tongs. Cena takes out Kane. Triple H and Stephanie come out and announce that Cena and Ambrose will face each other at Hell in a Cell and the winner will face Rollins in a Hell in the Cell match.
This was one of the worst episodes of Raw I have ever seen. The Rock coming back was cool, and while it may have saved the Brooklyn fans from rioting, it wasn't enough to save this episode from sucking. There really isn't much to review as there wasn't much wrestling. I think Cena vs. Ambrose should have been saved for Survivor Series instead of Hell in a Cell, but I can't wait to see them go at it. Hopefully Ambrose will go over, but I won't hold my breath.
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