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WWE MAIN EVENT REPORT: THE HIGHLIGHT REEL; A 'TITLE FREE MATCH' BETWEEN DOLPH ZIGGLER AND ALBERTO DEL RIO; PAUL HEYMAN SPEAKS FOR CM PUNK; AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2013-02-13 23:31:17
After last week’s three match episode of Main Event, what will happen on this week’s show? We know that the Highlight Reel will make its return to WWE television on tonight’s show but what else will happen?

We are in Little Rock, Arkansas and your announcers are Michael ‘Paula Jones’ Cole and John ‘Linda Tripp’ Layfield.

Chris Jericho makes his way to the ring for the Highlight Reel and he has the Jeritron 6000.

He welcomes everyone to the Highlight Reel for the first time on Main Event. Unfortunately, the Miz was supposed to be his guest tonight, but he was injured on Raw. We get the monkeys to show us what Antonio did to Miz.

Chris calls it a vicious beat down. He has another guest who has equal or greater value.

Chris is about to introduce his guest but Ricardo Rodriguez comes into the ring to do the official introduction for Alberto Del Rio.

Alberto thanks Chris for having him on his show tonight. He does not want to talk about Big Show because the time for talking is over. He will beat the Big Show on Sunday to remain the World Champion.

Chris wishes Alberto luck because someone needs to take down the big and stinky Big Show. Chris says that he has a link to Alberto and his family. Alberto’s father took care of him when he was wrestling in Mexico.

Chris says that if and when he wins at the Elimination Chamber, he will face Alberto at Wrestlemania. Chris says that he will beat Alberto at Wrestlemania to become the new World Champion.

Alberto tells Chris that will not happen.

Chris says that he hablas Espanol tambien.

They go back and forth and then Ricardo makes it un Triple Threato. Ricardo takes over the conversation and he talks too fast.

Chris wants to know what Ricardo just said and that is a cue for Dolph Ziggler to make his way to the ring with AJ Lee and Big E Langston.

Dolph wants to know how many times he has to come out here to say that they are wasting their time talking about the World Title if they are not mentioned.

AJ tells Dolph he needs to tell them again.

Chris says that Dolph has told us 87 times, or the same number as the amount of mouths AJ has had her tongue down with WWE Superstars.

AJ and Big E do not appreciate Chris’ comments.

Chris wonders what the ‘Big E’ stands for. He suggests Big Easter Bunny? Big Elephant? Big Ears? Big Ego? Big Emu? Big Edward? Big Eggs? Big F Hutton? Big Excrement? Big Urkel?

Dolph tells Langston not to get upset whether it is someone who thinks they are going to win the Elimination Chamber or someone who thinks they will get past the Big Show at The Elimination Chamber. Dolph says that some time between now and Wrestlemania, he will cash in and become the World Champion.

Alberto tells Dolph that it is time for someone to teach him a lesson. That someone is him. He says that he will do it right now.

Chris has an idea. He asks the people of Little Rock if they want to see Dolph Ziggler versus Alberto Del Rio.

It looks like we have a match.

Match Number One: Dolph Ziggler (with Big E Langston and AJ Lee) versus Alberto Del Rio (with Ricardo Rodriguez) in a Non title Match

They lock up and go to a stalemate. Del Rio with a side head lock take down. Ziggler gets back to his feet but Del Rio with a shoulder tackle and hip toss for a near fall. Del Rio sends Ziggler to the floor and Ziggler discusses strategy with AJ and Langston. Ziggler gets back into the ring and Ziggler kicks Del Rio and punches him. Ziggler with more punches and the referee warns him.

Del Rio sends Ziggler into the corner and he kicks Ziggler. Del Rio with a step up enzuigiri to the shoulder and Del Rio gets a near fall. Del Rio tries for a suplex but Ziggler blocks it. Ziggler with forearms to the back and Ziggler with a suplex. Ziggler with a kick and he chokes him in the ropes. Ziggler kicks Del Rio in the corner and he hits a neck breaker and gets a near fall.

Ziggler with a reverse chin lock. Del Rio with punches but Ziggler with a knee to the midsection and Ziggler gets a near fall. Del Rio with a savate kick and a snap mare followed by a kick to the back. Del Rio with an arm bar. Ziggler with a kick to the knee and a punch. Del Rio sends Ziggler into the air and then back to the mat. Del Rio charges into the corner but Ziggler moves and Del Rio hits the ring post with his shoulder and goes to the floor. We go to commercial.

We are back and Ziggler with a kick to the midsection followed by a neck breaker. Ziggler with rapid fire elbow drops followed by a delayed leaping elbow drop. We see footage from the commercial break when Del Rio was sent into the ringside barrier.

Ziggler with an arm bar and chin lock and he turns it into a hammer lock. Del Rio with a punch and kick to Ziggler but Dolph with a drop kick for a near fall. Ziggler with a hard Irish whip. Ziggler with another drop kick and another near fall. Ziggler tries for another drop kick but Del Rio counters and catapults Ziggler into the turnbuckles.

Del Rio charges into the corner but Ziggler sends Del Rio over the top rope and Del Rio hits the ring steps before hitting the floor. Ricardo checks on Del Rio and then Ziggler goes to the floor and he sends Del Rio back into the ring. Ziggler gets a near fall. Ziggler goes up top but Del Rio crotches Ziggler and then Del Rio kicks Ziggler in the back and Del Rio with an inverted superplex.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Del Rio and Ziggler exchange punches and kicks and Ziggler with a drop kick and both men are down. Del Rio gets to his feet first and he avoids a splash into the corner. Del Rio with two clotheslines and he avoids one from Ziggler. Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Del Rio with a super kick to Ziggler and he gets a near fall.

Del Rio signals for the cross arm breaker but Ziggler with a DDT and he gets a near fall. Both men struggle to get to their feet. Ziggler runs into an elbow. Ziggler with a kick but Del Rio puts Ziggler in the ropes and he hits a series of forearms to the back and then he hits a lungblower. AJ puts Dolph’s foot on the rope to stop the count.

Del Rio has something to say to AJ and that allows Ziggler to hit a Fameasser but he can only get a near fall. Ziggler punches Del Rio but Del Rio with a kick to the shoulder and a single arm DDT. Del Rio misses the step up enzuigiri and Ziggler applies a sleeper but he is on the ropes. Ziggler gets Del Rio into the center of the ring. Del Rio gets back to his feet and he hits a snap mare to escape.

Del Rio with the step up enzuigiri but he can only get a two count. Del Rio calls for the cross arm breaker but AJ distracts the referee long enough to allow Langston to punch Del Rio. Ricardo hits Langston with the bucket but it has no effect on his. Langston chases Ricardo to the back.

Ziggler tries for the Zig Zag but Del Rio holds on to the ropes. Del Rio with a kick to the midsection and then he floats over into the cross arm breaker and Ziggler taps out.

Winner: Alberto Del Rio

It is time to take a look back at the end of the final segment of Raw when CM Punk gave Rock the Go To Sleep and he gained possession of the WWE Title belt.

We are back and just like retirements, tag teams that break up don’t always stay broken up. Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow reunite as a tag team to face Brodus Clay and Tensai on the pre-show of the Elimination Chamber.

Michael Cole and John Layfield talk about the matches for the Elimination Chamber pay per view on Sunday and we see footage of what Mark Henry did to Great Khali and Hornswoggle on Monday night.

Paul Heyman has the WWE Title belt and he is with Matt Striker in the locker room. Matt thanks Paul for joining him but he thought Punk would be here. Paul says that Punk is here because Paul is the voice of the voice of the voiceless and if it comes from his mouth, it comes from CM Punk’s mouth.

Paul says that the champ is in the arena and he is training. He is not taking this match lightly. He knows that the Rock is coming for the title and Punk has allowed him to have a rematch. Paul says that if Rock is disqualified or counted out, Punk retains his title. Punk will walk out of the Elimination Chamber pay per view on Sunday as the WWE Champion.

We go to commercial.

We are back with a look at the confrontation between Ryback, John Cena, Sheamus, and The Shield.

We go to credits.