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WWE RAW REPORT: WE KNOW WHO IS #1 AT THE ROYAL RUMBLE; BIG SHOW FACES OFF WITH BROCK; BATISTA RETURNS; MORE MATCHES FOR THE ROYAL RUMBLE; AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2014-01-20 23:00:55
We are back and it is time to look at the Royal Rumble. . . by the Numbers.

It is now time to take a look back at the life of Mae Young with the video package.

Match Number Four: Alberto Del Rio versus Rey Mysterio

They lock up and Del Rio with a side head lock. Del Rio with a side head lock take down and Rey with a head scissors. Alberto escapes. Del Rio with a shoulder tackle and then he kicks Rey in the ribs and gets a near fall. Rey with a boot to the head and then he hits a drop kick for a near fall. Rey with a forearm but Del Rio with a hot shot and then he kicks Rey.

Rey moves when Del Rio tries for a splash and Rey with a kick to the chest to send Alberto to the floor. Rey with an Asai Moonsault onto Del Rio and the referee checks on both men. Rey rolls Alberto into the ring and he kicks Alberto. Rey with a baseball slide into the cajones. Rey punches Del Rio in the corner. Del Rio with an Irish whip but Rey gets his feet up.

Del Rio puts Rey in the ropes and then hits a stomp on Rey followed by punches. Del Rio with a clothesline to Rey and then he sends him back into the ring. Rey with a forearm to the head for a near fall. Alberto with a reverse chin lock. Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall. Del Rio with more kicks to Rey. Del Rio with a kick to the back and then he chokes Rey.

Rey with punches but Del Rio with a head butt and then he sends Rey under the bottom rope to the floor and we go to commercial.

We are back and Del Rio sends Rey into the ring steps and then he gets a near fall when they return to the ring. Del Rio puts Rey on the turnbuckles and he goes for the mask while we see footage from the App. Rey is in the Tree of Woe and Del Rio with kicks. Rey goes to the floor and Del Rio follows after him. Rey is sent into the apron. Del Rio with a bow and arrow using the ring post.

Del Rio gets a near fall. Rey with a kick and punches. Rey with an Irish whip but he hits the ring post when Del Rio moves out of the way. Del Rio puts Rey on the turnbuckles and he kicks Rey in the back of the head. Del Rio goes for a shoulder in the corner but Rey pulls himself up and Del Rio hits the ring post.

Rey with a senton to Del Rio and both men are down. Rey with a head scissors that sends Rey into the corner but Del Rio sends Rey to the apron. Rey with a forearm and then he goes up top for a seated splash and then Del Rio with a kick and he goes for the sunset flip but Rey rolls through and kicks Del Rio for a near fall.

Rey with a head scissors that sends Del Rio into the ropes but Del Rio catches the legs on the 619. Del Rio with a catapult into the turnbuckles followed by a super kick for a near fall. Del Rio tries to float over but Rey escapes. Rey counters an electric chair move by sending Del Rio into the turnbuckles and then he hits the 619 and then hits the dive but Del Rio gets his hand on the rope to stop the count.

Rey goes to the turnbuckles as he waits for Del Rio to get up. Rey goes for a wheelbarrow move but Del Rio counters and drives Rey into the mat face first and then he applies the cross arm breaker and Rey taps out.

Winner: Alberto Del Rio

After the match, Batista’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring.

Del Rio tells Batista to go. Del Rio says that he will see Batista on Sunday. Batista with a spinebuster when Del Rio tries to sneak attack him. Batista shakes the ropes and he signals for the BatistaBomb and he hits it.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Big Show makes his way to the ring.

We take a look back at the start of the issues between Big Show and Brock Lesnar from Old School Raw.

Show says that on Sunday, he will be in one of the biggest fights of his life against Paul Heyman’s client BROCK LESNAR, the Beast Incarnate. Show says that Brock is the Beast Incarnate and he is probably one of the most dangerous superstars in the WWE right now. He still does not like Brock Lesnar.

Show tells Brock not to waste any time and get in his face to see if anything happens.

Paul Heyman makes his way to the stage and he does not look happy about Show’s impression of him. Paul does not need to introduce BROCK LESNAR so he makes his way out and he does the Brock Bounce while Show does the Show Shuffle in the ring.

Brock gets to ringside and then he walks to the back.

Show says that Brock must not have heard him because he wants Brock to come out and get in his face.

Brock walks out this time, without any musical accompaniment.

Brock enters the ring and gets in Show’s chin. Lesnar tries to get Show to flinch and then he tries to take Show down but Show sends Brock into the corner. Show misses a splash in the corner and then Show sends Brock over the top rope to the floor.

Brock decides to rearrange some of the furniture at ringside. Lesnar attacks the announce table with a chair. Show stands on the chair before Brock can use it and Brock goes to the floor again. Brock throws one of the monitors into the ring.

Show tells Lesnar he will knock his ass out on Sunday.

We go to commercial.

We are back and we see footage from the WWE App when Tamina was accidentally hit with a cake when Wade Barrett provided bad news to AJ Lee during her ‘longest reigning Divas Champion’ celebration.

Match Number Five: AJ Lee and Tamina Snuka versus Cameron and Naomi

Tamina and Cameron start the match and Tamina with a kick and slam. AJ tags in and she gives Cameron a neck breaker for a near fall. AJ sends Cameron to the mat and then she tags Tamina back in and she chops Cameron. Tamina with knees followed by an Irish whip but Cameron gets her feet up.

Naomi tags in and she hits a flip clothesline followed by a head scissors and elbow from the turnbuckles. Naomi with a drop kick but Tamina with a super kick. AJ tags back in and AJ skips a lap around Naomi but Naomi with an inside cradle for the three count.

Winners: Naomi and Cameron

We go to commercial.

We are back with a second version of the By The Numbers Video Package for Royal Rumble.

Match Number Six: Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso versus Luke Harper and Erick Rowan (with Bray Wyatt)

Harper and Jimmy start things off and Harper runs Jimmy into the corner and he kicks him. Harper with punches to Jimmy. Harper with a double thrust to the chest and Rowan tags in. Rowan with a punch but Jimmy with a punch. Rowan with a knee and forearm. Rowan kicks Jimmy and the referee warns him. Rowan sends Jimmy to the floor.

Luke tags in and he chops the ring post. Jimmy with chops and then he tags in Jey who hits a shoulder off the apron. Jey runs Harper into the apron and punches him. They return to the ring and Jey with a kick and punch. Jey with another punch but Harper punches back. They continue their exchange. Jimmy makes the tag and then Jey with a drop toe hold and Jimmy with a drop kick.

Rowan sends Jey to the floor and Harper with a splash into the corner and Harper gets a near fall. Harper with a chop and he tags in Rowan who drops a knee to the chest. Rowan with a slam and it is time for the double atomic noogie. Rowan sends Jimmy to the mat and then he returns to the double atomic noogie followed by a neck vice. Jimmy with a punch but Rowan with a forearm to Jimmy and he chokes Jimmy.

Harper with an elbow drop for a near fall. Harper with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Jimmy goes up top but Harper pushes Jimmy off the turnbuckles and he hits the ringside barrier as we go to commercial.

We are back and Rowan with a clothesline to the back of the head to keep Jimmy from making the tag. Harper tags back in and he punches Jimmy. We see footage from the commercial break when Jimmy appeared to have a chance to make the tag. Harper with a side head lock. Jimmy with punches but Harper with a knee and body block.

Bray Wyatt gets on the mic and asks if this is not what you want to see. This is the type of punishment awaiting your hero Daniel Bryan. He will be going into the meat grinder. They are reapers and hell awaits him.

Harper with a slingshot into the ropes and Harper with a side head lock on Jimmy. Harper with an Irish whip but Jimmy with a kick and then he hits a corkscrew senton. Jey tags in and he connects with a clothesline to Harper followed by a forearm to Rowan on the apron. Jey with a kick and Samoan Drop to Harper. Jey with a running butt splash followed by a super kick to Rowan on the apron. Jimmy with a plancha onto Rowan but Harper with a forearm to Jey. Harper with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall.

From out of nowhere, Daniel Bryan attacks Bray Wyatt and then he kicks Erick Rowan. Jey with a rollup for the three count.

Winners: Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso

We go to commercial, but John Cena is still not here.

Match Number Seven: Kofi Kingston versus Randy Orton in a Non Title Match

Orton with punches and he sends Kofi into the turnbuckles. Orton with a back elbow for a near fall. Kofi with a double leg take down and punches to Orton while Orton appears to be distracted by the lack of presence of John Cena. Kofi sends Orton into the ringside barrier. Kofi rolls Orton back into the ring and Orton goes to the floor. Orton with a knee to Kofi and then he sends Kofi into the announce table. Orton brings Kofi back into the ring and gets a near fall.

Orton stomps on Kofi’s leg but Kofi with punches and kicks. Kofi with an Irish whip and forearm in the corner for a near fall. Orton sends Kofi into the turnbuckles. Orton mocks Cena before moving towards the corner. Kofi with kicks and punches. Orton with a knee and front face lock.

Orton with a suplex and then he wants to know where Cena is. Kofi with a back slide for a near fall. Orton with a clothesline for a near fall. Orton tries for the IEDDT but Kofi gets back into the ring and he hits the SOS for a near fall.

Orton with a forearm and then he punches Kofi in the corner.

We go to the back and John Cena has finally arrived and he is on his way to the ring.

Kofi grabs the leg and Cena enters the ringside area and Cena attacks Orton and the referee calls fro the bell.

Winner: Randy Orton (by disqualification)

Orton is sent into the ring post and ringside barrier by Cena. They fight into the crowd as Cena continues to work over Orton. Cena gets Orton up for an Attitude Adjustment in the aisle but Orton with elbows. Orton tries to go up another aisle and Cena stops him.

Orton escapes through a luxury suite and then Orton is able to get into a vehicle and he is driven away.

Cena returns into the arena and then gets in the ring as we go to credits.


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