They lock up and Ryback with a side head lock and Tensai with a shoulder tackle but Ryback pops back up. Ryback and Tensai exchange forearms and then Tensai with a knee. Ryback with an Irish whip but Tensai with a forearm but Ryback does not move. Tensai with a thrust to the throat but Ryback with a power slam. Tensai with a head butt but Ryback responds with a lariat.
Ryback tries for the muscle buster but he cannot get Tensai up. Ryback tries again and fails. Ryback with a clothesline for the three count.
Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes talk about how awesome their team name is because they came up with it. Damien criticizes the way that the champion was dressed in the debate. Damien says Sheamus walks around like a corn soaked Neanderthal.
We go to commercial.
We go to the Goldman Box for Eve to talk about the match between Beth and Natalya on Smackdown as well as Kaitlyn’s desire to come back from injury. She talks about Layla and says that she is honored to be the champion.
We see footage of Eve suspending Beth and then Booker unsuspending Beth. Then we see Eve throw Teddy Long under the bus.
Match Number Five: Eve Torres versus Beth Phoenix in a Non Title Match
Beth yells at Eve and Eve begs for mercy and she offers her hand. Beth shakes her hand and then she pulls Eve towards her and takes her down to the mat. Beth runs Eve into the turnbuckles and kicks her. Beth misses a running shoulder into the corner and Beth hits the ring post and goes to the floor.
Eve with a kick to the shoulder on the floor followed by forearms to the back. Eve runs Beth into the apron. Eve sends Beth into the ringside barrier. Beth returns to the ring and she hits a reverse atomic drop followed by a running double sledge.
Eve retreats to the ropes but she kicks Beth in the midsection and hits the swinging neck breaker for the three count.
Winner: Eve Torres
AJ walks through the back with Mr. Stevenson and she introduces him to Wade Barrett. Wade says that he is glad that someone is here to show her how to do her job. Barrett says that he is not scheduled to wrestle tonight. He says that AJ is letting her emotions run things. He tells AJ to stop letting her personal relationships get in the way of doing her job.
Barrett walks away and AJ tells Stevenson that he looks intimidated.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Michael and Jim talk about JBL’s quest to climb the top mountains in the world and we see photos of him on top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Match Number Six: Santino Marella versus Heath Slater (with Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal) in a Saturday Morning Slam Rematch
We get dueling air guitar solos before locking up. Santino with a shoulder tackle and Slater stays on his feet. Slater with a shoulder tackle and Santino stays on his feet. Slater with an elbow and then he kicks Santino. Slater with a near fall and then he applies a reverse chin lock.
Santino with a snap mare but Slater with a leg lariat for a near fall. Slater with a punch and he chokes Santino in the ropes. Slater slams Santino and he goes to the turnbuckles but he makes contact with Santino’s boot. Santino tries for a kip up but he misses. Slater misses a splash into the corner. Santino with jabs followed by a split and then he connects with a hip toss and diving head butt.
Santino connects with the Cobra and McIntyre and Mahal attack Santino and the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: Santino Marella (by disqualification)
After the match, they attack Santino and then McIntyre with the Future Shock DDT.
Slater takes the mic and he asks Santino how he likes it while McIntyre and Mahal put the cobra in Santino’s mouth.
Drew says that he is still the Chosen One. Mahal calls himself the Maharajah. Slater reminds us that he is the One Man Band.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Seven: Sheamus versus Damien Sandow (with Cody Rhodes) in a Non Title Match
They lock up and Sandow demands a clean break. They lock up again and Sandow backs Sheamus into the corner and Sandow demands that the referee keep Sheamus from using a closed fist. Sandow with an arm bar and wrist lock. Sandow returns to the arm bar. Sheamus with a reversal and he continues to work on the arm until Sandow gets to the ropes.
Sandow with a kick and hammer lock into a side head lock. Sandow with a side head lock take down. Sheamus with a shoulder tackle and he blocks a hip toss with a knee and then he misses a clothesline and Sandow goes to the floor and walks up the ramp.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Sandow goes back to the floor but Sheamus follows after Sandow. Rhodes gets up to distract Sheamus and Sandow with a clothesline from the crowd back into the ringside area. Sandow rolls Sheamus back into the ring and gets a near fall. Sandow with a series of knee drops and then he pulls down the knee pad and connects with another knee drop for a near fall.
Sandow with a quarter nelson and chin lock on Sheamus. Sheamus with a head butt but Sandow with a knee to the midsection and a clothesline to Sheamus for a near fall. Sandow with crossfaces to the upper chest followed by a reverse chin lock. Sandow with knees to the midsection followed by a side Russian leg sweep and he rolls through to hit the Elbow of Disdain and he gets a near fall.
Sandow chokes Sheamus in the ropes and he applies a front face lock. Sandow with punches to Sheamus with his head across the apron and Sandow with an elbow to the throat and he gets a near fall. Sandow returns to the reverse chin lock. Sandow with a drop toe hold that sends Sheamus into the ropes and Sandow with a running back elbow to Sheamus and he gets a near fall.
Sandow with a head scissors on Sheamus. Sheamus escapes and he connects with punches followed by a boot. Sheamus goes to the turnbuckles and Sandow with a punch and then he chokes Sheamus. Sandow with a forearm to the back but Sheamus with a punch. Sandow with a kick to the head for a near fall. Sandow with a front face lock into a cravate. Sandow turns it into a modified cobra clutch. Sheamus gets sent over the top rope to the floor by Sandow.
Sandow goes to the floor after Sheamus and he brings him back in and Sandow gets a series of one counts. Sandow returns to the reverse chin lock. Sheamus with a belly-to-back suplex to get out of the hold. Sheamus with two running double sledges followed by a shoulder into the corner and then he hits the running knee lift and the fireman’s carry slam. Sheamus tries for the power slam but Sandow escapes and hits a leaping swinging neck breaker for a near fall.
Sandow kicks Sheamus and chokes him in the ropes. Sheamus runs into a boot from Sheamus in the corner and Sheamus pulls himself up into the turnbuckles and Sheamus with the flying shoulder tackle. Sheamus gets a near fall. Sheamus gets Sandow up and tries for White Noise but Sandow escapes. Sandow avoids the Brogue Kick and he crawls to the apron.
Sheamus with the crossfaces on the apron as Cody watches from ringside. Sandow falls to the floor and Sheamus follows. Cody avoids interfering at this time but he tries again and Sheamus sends Cody into the announce table.
Sheamus sets for the Brogue Kick and he hits it on Cody and Sandow and he gets the three count.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Michael Cole is in the ring to bring out one of the most respected announcers in wrestling. A man who was the voice of the business for 30 years. He brings out Jim Ross.
Cole congratulates Jim on JR Appreciation Night in his home town of Oklahoma City to call Raw on his night. He asks him how he feels.
Jim is interrupted by CM Punk and Paul Heyman and Punk has unzipped his hoodie halfway.
Punk tells Cole that he can leave while Heyman holds the title belt over his head. Punk wants to feel the spirit of the people of Oklahoma City. Punk tells him that he does not want shoes to fill because he will fill them. He asks if he is a bad guy.
Punk says we are here for Jim Ross Appreciation Night. He wants everyone to yell out JR’s name. Punk tells Jim that he is the best announcer that they have and he respects the hell out of Jim. The people respect Jim and they are here to shower him with respect. Punk says that they do not know the first thing about respect.
Punk says that he is the Best in the World. Punk says that he deserves respect but the people twist and turn what he says. The people turned their back on him. Punk wants to show everyone how to treat someone who deserves respect.
That is why Jim is going to help him teach everyone respect by telling everyone that Punk is the Best in the World
Jim says that he is glad that Punk is not going to embarrass him tonight because Punk has done a good job making himself look like a jackass over the last few weeks.
Punk says that he wishes he could say that he was not disappointed in Jim. He comes out here when everyone else treats him like crap and then he says that they have something in common, but Jim does not respond in kind?
Punk says that if he is here to embarrass Jim tonight because that is where we are tonight. What if he treats Jim with the same disrespect that Jim showed him. Who will help Jim tonight? Is it Stone Cold? Lawler and Austin cannot help him. 3:16 used to mean that Jim’s buddy Stone Cold would get his hand on you. Now, 316 is the number of days that CM Punk has held the WWE Championship.
316 now belongs to him, the Best in the World, just like Jim Ross belongs to him. When did Jim get so tough with his John Wayne hat and his phony Stone Cold goatee. Punk tells Jim that he has to say that Punk is the best in the world. He doesn’t care how Jim says it, but he will say it.
Jim says that he will not say it. Jim says that he has called some of the best matches in the WWE with the best in the world. He has called Wrestlemania Main Events with Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart. He has called matches involving Triple H and the Undertaker. Steve Austin and those men have one thing in common. They weren’t asked to be called the best in the world. If they asked he would have called them the Best in the World because they earned it.
Jim says that with no disrespect, the bottom line is that Punk accept John Cena’s challenge for Hell in a Cell. If he can beat John Cena, he will be the first person to look CM Punk in the eye and tell him that he is the best in the world. Until then, they have nothing to talk about.
Punk unzips his hoodie and then he removes Jim Ross’ hat and he stomps on it.
Punk says that he doesn’t run away from fights. He has beaten John Cena enough times. The Thunder couldn’t beat the Heat and they don’t get another shot. They have to get back to the end of the line and they have to work their way back to the Best in the World.
What we have here is a squared circle. Inside this squared circle, men fight. They don’t run away. He has never run away and he never will. If Jim Ross is smart, he will walk away. If Jim does not put his hands up and defend himself, he will knock Jim into next week and he will never commentate a match again. He tells Jim to fight him or leave.
Jim turns around but Punk grabs him by the arm and he wants to know where Jim thinks he is going. Punk asks Jim if he thinks he is going to allow Jim to go back to the announce table to spin his rhetoric. He says that Jim does not get to do what he loves any more. He is going to walk the other way with his eyes down and his mouth shut. He wants everyone to see Jim do that walk of shame and slowly walk away. He tells Jim to do it now or he will put Jim in the dirt.
Punk calls Jim a joke and an embarrassment. He tells Jim to remember that he did that.
Ryback’s music plays while Jim Ross heads up the ramp.
Jim Ross returns to the ring with Ryback and Punk and Ryback stare each other down.
Ryback snarls and Punk does not move. Punk starts to back up and he leaves the ring.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Michael Cole mentions that we are two months away from Tribute to the Troops.
We see footage from after Smackdown when Alberto Del Rio attacked Randy Orton after Big Show knocked out Randy Orton at the end of Smackdown.
Ricardo joins the announcers for this match.
Match Number Eight: Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez) versus Kofi Kingston (with R Truth)
Del Rio with a kick and suplex and he gets a near fall. Kofi with a leaping back elbow. Kofi clotheslines Alberto over the top rope to the floor. Kofi with a cross body off the turnbuckles onto Del Rio on the floor and we go to commercial.
We are back and Del Rio with an abdominal stretch. Del Rio applies extra pressure to the midsection but Kofi with a hip toss to escape the hold. Del Rio has a kick blocked and Kofi with chops followed by a drop kick. Kofi with a Superman punch and then he does a lap before setting for the Boom Drop and he hits it. Kofi sets for Trouble in Paradise but Del Rio ducks.
Del Rio misses a charge into the corner and Kofi with a pendulum kicks. Kofi misses a cross body and Del Rio kicks Kofi in the ribs and then he applies the cross arm breaker and Kofi tries to get to the ropes but he is unable to reach them and he has to tap out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
AJ is with her coach and he tells her to learn how to admit when you are wrong and not to make decisions based on personal issues. AJ suggests that we have something special tonight. A special guest referee. Maybe that person will be Mr. Stevenson.
She says that a coach isn’t worth a damn if he wasn’t a player. She tells him to get out of her arena.
Match Number Nine: Daniel Bryan and Kane versus CM Punk (with Paul Heyman) and Dolph Ziggler (with Vickie GuerreroNon Title Match with Guest Referee AJ Lee
Kane and Bryan argue until Kane decides to start against Ziggler. They lock up and Ziggler with a side head lock but Kane with a shoulder tackle. Kane with an uppercut to Ziggler followed by a punch and elbow. Kane with a slam followed by an elbow drop for a near fall. Bryan wants to tag but Kane refuses. Kane with an Irish whip but he misses a splash into the corner. Ziggler tries for a sleeper but Kane pushes him off. Kane knocks Ziggler to the mat and Kane with a clothesline that sends Ziggler over the top rope to the floor.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Ziggler with a sleeper on Kane. Kane escapes the hold by running Ziggler into the turnbuckles. Ziggler with a drop kick and he gets a near fall. Kane with an uppercut and punches in the corner. Bryan tags in and Kane Irish whips Bryan into the corner and he connects with a drop kick for a near fall.
Bryan tags Kane back in and Bryan with a snap mare and Kane with a drop kick to Ziggler for a near fall. Kane chokes Ziggler in the ropes but Ziggler with a kick to the knee followed by a DDT and both men are down.
Punk tags in and he hits a running knee into the corner and then he goes for a second one and connects. Punk tries for a bulldog but Kane sends Punk into the turnbuckles and hits a side slam for a near fall. Kane goes up top for the flying clothesline and he connects.
Bryan tags in and he goes up top but Punk with a leg lariat and then he kicks Bryan. Punk chokes Bryan in the corner. Bryan flips over Punk in the corner and he hits a flying clothesline. Bryan with Kicks of NO to the chest but he misses a round kick. Punk sends Bryan into the corner and he knocks Ziggler off the apron.
Punk with a round kick to the head but Punk could not cover Bryan fast enough so Bryan is able to kick out. Ziggler tags in and he kicks Bryan in the chest. Ziggler with a drop kick that sends Bryan to the floor. Ziggler goes to the floor and he sends Bryan into the ringside barrier. Kane goes to check on his partner. Ziggler sends Bryan into the ringside barrier again and AJ warns Ziggler.
ZIggler rolls Bryan back into the ring and Ziggler gets a near fall. Ziggler with a reverse chin lock. Bryan with a jawbreaker and Ziggler tags in Punk. Punk with a knee to Bryan and then he goes up top for an elbow drop but Bryan crotches Punk. Bryan goes for a butterfly superplex and Bryan tries for the No Lock but Punk struggles to keep Bryan from locking in the hold. Heyman helps put Punk’s foot on the ropes.
AJ tells Heyman to get on the apron and she sends Paul to the back.
Vickie gets on the apron and yells at AJ. AJ figures that Paul needs an escort and she sends Vickie to the back.
Ziggler takes his briefcase with him and Punk is all alone in the ring. Bryan with a running drop kick and Kane is tagged in. Kane grabs Punk by the throat and hits a choke slam for the three count.
Winners: Kane and Daniel Bryan
After the match, Bryan demands his tag title belt because he am the Tag Team Champion. Kane says that he am the Tag Team Champion.
We go to credits.