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WWE.COM SUPERSTARS REPORT: DANIEL BRYAN VERSUS WILLIAM REGAL

By Richard Trionfo on 2011-11-10 16:45:49
We are live on tape from Liverpool, United Kingdom and your announcers are Josh Mathews and Matt Striker.

Match Number One: Justin Gabriel versus Curt Hawkins

Curt puts the cane he used to help him get to the ring under the ring skirt and Gabriel with a single leg take down but Hawkins gets to the ropes. Hawkins goes to the floor for a moment to regroup. They lock up and Hawkins with a waist lock but Gabriel rolls through and works on the arm. Hawkins with a head scissors but Gabriel escapes. Gabriel with a side head lock but Hawkins reverses. Hawkins with a shoulder tackle but Gabriel with a drop kick and arm drag into an arm bar. Hawkins with a punch to the midsection instead of a clean break. Gabriel lands on his feet on a hip toss attempt and he takes Hawkins down with a leg sweep.

Hawkins goes to the floor but Gabriel with a drop kick and then he hits a corkscrew pescado onto Hawkins. They return to the ring and Hawkins with a punch and then he slides to the floor and clips Gabriel’s leg as we go to commercial.

We are back and Hawkins with a step over toe hold on Gabriel and the referee checks to see if Gabriel’s shoulders are on the mat. Hawkins with a boot to the chest followed by a kick. Gabriel tries to get away from Hawkins and Hawkins gets a near fall. Hawkins takes Gabriel down and he returns to the step over toe hold.

Gabriel kicks Hawkins away and then takes him down with a head scissors. Hawkins returns fire with a clothesline and he gets a near fall. Gabriel with kicks from the mat but Hawkins with a punch and he returns to the step over toe hold. Gabriel tries to kick Hawkins but Hawkins tries for a single leg crab. Hawkins is send to the mat by Gabriel. Gabriel with a back heel kick and another kick followed by a punch.

Gabriel lands on his feet on a belly-to-back suplex attempt but Gabriel’s leg buckles a bit. Hawkins misses a splash into the corner and Gabriel with a spin kick for a near fall. Hawkins with a slam and he gets a near fall. Gabriel with a Blue Thunder Driver for a near fall on Hawkins.

Gabriel looks to the turnbuckles for a 450 splash and Gabriel climbs the turnbuckles but Hawkins stops him and Hawkins sets for a belly-to-back superplex and hits it. Hawkins gets a near fall. Hawkins goes for the cane but Gabriel with an enzuigiri before Hawkins can use the cane. Gabriel pulls himself up to the turnbuckles and then he hits the 450 splash for the three count.

Winner: Justin Gabriel

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two: Alex Riley versus Michael McGillicutty

They circle each other before locking up and Micahel backs Alex into the corner and he rakes the eyes before breaking the hold. They lock up again and Michael with a knee and forearm to the back. Riley with a hip toss and then he sends Michael into the turnbuckles. Riley with an Irish whip and splash into the corner. Riley with a leaping DDT but Michael gets to the ropes before Alex can make the cover.

Michael with a kick to the knee and then he hits a running boot to the head from the apron. Michael sends Alex into the turnbuckles and then he punches him before the referee warns him. Michael gets a near fall and then goes for the reverse chin lock. Alex with punches to Michael. Michael misses a normal clothesline but hits one to the back of the head and Riley goes down.

Michael with a boot to Riley and then he sends him into the turnbuckles. Michael with punches to Riley but Riley with an Irish whip and he hits an STO to counter a clothesline from Michael. Riley with a forearm and clothesline followed by a spinebuster. Riley with a kick and then he tires for the Implant DDT but Michael counters and kicks Riley in the knee. Michael misses the spinning neck breaker and Riley hits the TKO for the three count.

Winner: Alex Riley

We go to commercial.

We see footage from last week when Daniel Bryan almost cashed in the Money in the Bank briefcase.

As William Regal makes his way to the ring for his match, his music stops and changes briefly to his ‘Man’s Man’ entrance from back in the day and Regal gets a good laugh.

Match Number Three: Daniel Bryan versus William Regal

They lock up and Bryan backs Regal into the corner and Bryan with a clean break. Regal works on the wrist and he takes Bryan to a knee. Bryan rolls through and he tries to reverse it but Regal maintains control. Bryan is able to reverse the wrist lock. Regal with an escape and drop toe hold into a key lock and back to the wrist. Bryan escapes and he tries for a drop kick but Regal avoids it.

They lock up again and Bryan with a waist lock but Regal with a wrist lock. Regal with a wrist lock take down as he maintains the wrist lock. Bryan pushes Regal on a break and Regal has a smirk on his face. They lock up again and Bryan with a European uppercut and then Regal responds. They exchange more European uppercuts with Regal sending Bryan into the corner.

Regal and Bryan with a Greco Roman knuckle lock as they try to gain an advantage. Regal gets Bryan to the mat but Bryan with a bridge. Bryan with kicks to the chest followed by a German suplex and Regal rolls to the floor to regroup. Bryan goes to the apron and he hits a flying knee to the head.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Bryan with a rear chin lock and Regal tries to get out of the hold but Bryan uses his leverage to maintain the hold. Regal gets to his feet and he backs Bryan into the corner. Regal with shoulders instead of giving a clean break. Regal with a European uppercut followed by forearms and a kick. Regal says that he didn’t do anything wrong and Bryan uses that time to kick Regal and then he forces Regal into the corner with a series of kicks.

Bryan wraps Regal’s leg into the ropes and then he hits a running drop kick to the knee. Bryan with a European uppercut followed by kicks to the injured leg. Regal with an Exploder suplex and both men are down. Regal forces Bryan to the mat and he applies a Dragon Sleeper. Regal with forearms to the upper chest followed by one to the side of the head.

Regal with a European uppercut followed by knees to the head. Bryan is able to grab the knee and he wrings it into the ring post. Bryan sends the leg into the post one more time. Bryan returns to the ring and he drops a knee to the injured leg. Bryan tries to bend the leg in ways that are not normal.

Regal tries to escape but Bryan maintains his focus on the leg and he has Regal in a modified single leg crab. Regal fights through the pain and refuses to give up. Regal kicks Bryan off but Bryan gets back up and goes for the leg. Regal kicks him off. Bryan tries again and Regal kicks him off again. Regal with a single leg take down followed by an elbow drop. Regal with a few European uppercuts but Bryan returns the favor. They go back and forth and then Bryan with a kick to the back of the head.

Bryan puts Regal in the LeBell Lock and he gets Regal to tap out.

Winner: Daniel Bryan

After the match, Bryan leads the crowd in an ovation for Regal and then they shake hands. Regal holds Bryan’s hand up before Regal leaves the ring and we go to credits.