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WWE SUPERSTARS REPORT: BATTLE OF THE BANDS; SANDOW VERSUS GABRIEL; AND ALL OF THE RAW RECAPS YOU CAN HANDLE

By Richard Trionfo on 2013-02-09 09:01:26
In case you missed the recaps on Smackdown, it is time to get a more detailed look at Raw surrounded by two new matches.

Your announcers are Matt ‘FNC” Striker and Tony ‘MSNBC’ Dawson.

Match Number One: Zack Ryder versus Heath Slater (with Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal)

They lock up and Slater misses a punch in the corner. Slater with a kick and forearm before working on the wrist. Ryder with a kip up and arm wringer followed by an arm drag into an arm bar. Slater with a punch to the midsection followed by kicks. Ryder with a flapjack and then he sends Slater into the turnbuckles and he punches Slater from the turnbuckles.

Mahal distracts Ryder from the apron and that allows Slater to get out of the corner and he pulls Ryder off the turnbuckles. Slater kicks Ryder in the back and then connects with a double sledge and punches. Slater chokes Ryder in the ropes and then while Slater talks to the referee, Drew punches Slater and Slater gets a near fall.

Slater with a reverse chin lock followed by elbows to the upper chest. Ryder punches Slater but Slater with a jumping side kick for a near fall. Slater with jabs to Ryder followed by another punch for a near fall. Slater with a reverse chin lock. Ryder with punches and then he sends Slater face first into the mat.

Ryder with punches but Slater pushes Ryder into the corner. Slater runs into knees in the corner and Ryder with a drop kick from the turnbuckles. Ryder with the running forearm that sets up the Broski Boot. Mahal and McIntyre distract Ryder long enough to allow Slater to get out of the ring.

Ryder tries for a pescado onto Slater, McIntyre, and Mahal but they move. Ryder lands on his feet. Slater misses a clothesline on Ryder and Ryder with a clothesline to Mahal. Drew sends Slater back into the ring and Ryder with a drop kick to Slater that knocks Drew off the apron. Ryder with the Rough Ryder for the three count.

Winner: Zack Ryder

We go to commercial.

We are back with CM Punk’s comments from Raw.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Matt and Tony send us back to Raw and we see what happened on MizTV.

We go to commercial.

We are back and before our main event, Damien Sandow has something to say. As we all know, The Rhodes Scholars are no more. He demands silence. This is so because Cody and him wish to pursue singles careers. He serves warning to the WWE Universe, which includes all of the half wits in the building. His crusade starts tonight, commencing with the dismantling of Justin Gabriel.

Damien tells us ‘You’re Welcome’.

Match Number Two: Justin Gabriel versus Damien Sandow

They lock up and Sandow with a side head lock and wrist lock but Gabriel with a reversal. Sandow pulls Gabriel to the mat by his hair. Sandow with a kick and hammer lock but Gabriel with a hammer lock and rollup for a near fall. Gabriel with a snap mare and another near fall with a rollup.

Gabriel with a drop kick and Sandow rolls to the apron. Sandow with a leg sweep and then he pulls Gabriel to the floor. Sandow with a kick to the midsection and back. Sandow returns Gabriel to the ring and he punches and kicks Gabriel. Sandow gets a near fall. Sandow runs the laces of his boot across Gabriel’s face. Sandow with knees and he applies a reverse chin lock.

Gabriel with a jawbreaker but Sandow with a drop toe hold that sends Gabriel into the ropes. Sandow with head butts to Gabriel followed by a side Russian leg sweep and then it is time for the Elbow of Disdain and he connects. Sandow gets a near fall.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Sandow with a knee in the midsection. Gabriel counters a suplex attempt with an inside cradle for a near fall. Gabriel with forearms but Sandow with a kick and forearms. Sandow returns to the reverse chin lock. Sandow with a forearm to the kidneys but Sandow charges at Gabriel but Justin moves out of the way and Sandow goes to the floor.

Gabriel with a series of kicks to Sandow and he hits a spinning heel kick. Sandow with an Irish whip but he runs into Gabriel’s boots. Gabriel goes to the apron for a springboard cross body and he gets a near fall. Gabriel tries for the quebrada but Sandow moves. Gabriel is able to land on his feet but he appears to have tweaked his knee. Gabriel with a back body drop.

Gabriel with a clothesline from the turnbuckles but he continues to limp. Sandow with a kick to the knee and he hits Terminus for the three count.

Winner: Damien Sandow

After the match, we get the Cartwheel for Cody.

We go to commercial.

We are back with a look at the end of Raw when we got the groundwork for the six man tag match at the pay per view laid out.

We go to credits.