Xavier Woods joins Tom and Miz at the announce table for our first match.
Damien says that on Sunday at the Royal Rumble, Sandow is in and 29 others are out. This Sunday at the Royal Rumble begins the domino effect that leads him to be the WWE World Heavyweight Champion . . . and the face of the WWE that all of you card carrying halfwits need.
Match Number One: Damien Sandow versus R Truth
They lock up and Truth with a side head lock and take down. Sandow gets back to his feet and Truth holds on to the side head lock when Sandow tries to send him off the ropes. Truth with a rollup for a near fall. Sandow with a jackknife cover for a near fall. Sandow with a side head lock and take down.
Sandow with a shoulder tackle and near fall. Truth with a back slide for a near fall. Sandow with shoulders in the corner. Sandow with a kick and then Truth dances around and Truth with a hip toss. Truth with a split and then he hits the shimmying spinning leg drop for a near fall. Truth with an arm bar. Sandow tries to get out of the arm bar but Truth holds on.
Sandow backs Truth into the corner and Sandow with kicks and punches. Sandow gets a near fall and then he hits a leaping knee drop and gets another near fall. Sandow runs the boot laces across the face and then Sandow hits a suplex and gets a near fall.
Truth with a head scissors and then he clotheslines Sandow over the top rope to the floor. Truth goes to the floor but Sandow sends Truthâ€™s back into the apron and then Sandow with a side Russian leg sweep into the ringside barrier as we go to commercial.
We are back and Sandow traps the arms but Truth with punches. Sandow with a knee to the midsection for a near fall. Sandow with knees to the ribs followed by punches and kicks. Sandow with a side Russian leg sweep in the ring followed by forearms to Truth and then he hits the Elbow of Disdain and Sandow gets a near fall.
Sandow with a knee drop for a near fall. Sandow with a reverse chin lock. Truth with punches but Sandow with a head butt and Irish whip. Sandow hits the ring post with his shoulder when Truth moves out of the corner. Truth with clotheslines followed by a kick and sit out gourdbuster for a near fall. Truth misses the scissors kick and Sandow with Edge-cution for a near fall.
Truth with an inside cradle for a near fall. Sandow with a double leg take down and Sandow sets for a Cloverleaf but Truth kicks him away. Sandow kicks Truth in the knee and then he hits Terminus but Truth kicks out at two. Sandow tries for a slam but Truth escapes. Sandow tries for Youâ€™re Welcome but Truth with a snap mare. Sandow with the Royal Arch and he locks it in and Truth is able to get to the ropes. Sandow with knees to the back.
Sandow argues with the referee and Truth with a rollup for a near fall. Truth hits Whatâ€™s Up for the three count.
Winner: R Truth
We take a look back at the issues between Daniel Bryan and Bray Wyatt over the last few weeks.
Brie Bella is in the back and Nikki comes up to her and asks Brie if she knew about what Daniel Bryan was doing the whole time. Nikki says she thought she was the sneaky twin. Brie mentions that she was always covering up for Mom and Dad.
Aksana and Alicia Fox stop by to talk to the Bellas before their match. Alicia says that they are so happy that things are working out between Brie and Daniel. They tell Brie and Nikki that they are joking.
Nikki and Brie leave and we go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Nikki Bella and Brie Bella versus Alicia Fox and Aksana
Brie and Aksana start things off and Brie slaps Aksana and she connects with knees to the head. Nikki tags in and Brie with a drop kick to the knees and Nikki with a drop kick to the back for a near fall. Nikki with an Irish whip and monkey flip. Brie tags in and she hits a missile drop kick. Aksana with a punch and kicks. Aksana with elbow drops and she gets a near fall.
Aksana sends Brie into the turnbuckles and Alicia tags in. Alicia chokes Brie in the ropes. Brie with a drop toe hold and a knee to the head. Aksana tags in and stops Brie from making the tag and Nikki is knocked off the apron. Aksana with kicks and then she kicks Brie in the corner. Alicia and Aksana pull Brie out of the corner and Alicia tags in.
Alicia with a reverse chin lock. Alicia sends Brie to the mat and gets a near fall. Alicia with a chin lock. Brie with a kick and flying mare. Nikki with a drop kick and back drop to Alicia. Nikki with a shot to Aksana followed by a knee to Alicia and an Irish whip. Nikki with a clothesline in the corner. Brie with a drop kick to Aksana when she tries to interfere.
Alicia with an Irish whip but she misses a charge into the corner. Nikki with Shock Treatment for the three count.
Winners: Nikki Bella and Brie Bella
We take a look back at the situation between Randy Orton and John Cena over the WWE World Championship.
We are back and it is time for the Royal Rumble By The Numbers video package.
Match Number Three: Sin Cara versus Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio with kicks and punches as the lights go to Sin Cara levels. Del Rio with a side head lock and he holds on to the head lock when Cara tries to send Del Rio off the ropes. Sin Cara flips around to avoid Del Rio. Del Rio with a kick and head butt. Del Rio with an Irish whip but Cara with a headstand and head scissors followed by a drop kick that sends Del Rio to the floor.
Cara with a suicide dive onto Del Rio. Cara sends Del Rio back into the ring and Cara with a slingshot hesitation kick in the corner for a near fall. Cara with a kick and he tries for a suplex but Del Rio blocks it and Del Rio with a suplex and kick to the head. Del Rio goes for the mask and then he misses a punch. Cara with an elbow. Del Rio sends Cara to the apron but Cara blocks a punch.
Cara with an arm drag as he comes off the turnbuckles but Del Rio with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Del Rio kicks Cara and chokes him. The referee warns Del Rio. Cara with a sunset flip but Del Rio rolls through and hits a drop kick. Del Rio sends Cara through the ropes and to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Del Rio gets a near fall. Del Rio with a reverse chin lock. We see footage from the break of Del Rio sending Cara into Chimmelâ€™s corner. Cara with a sunset flip for a near fall. Del Rio with another tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Del Rio puts Cara on the turnbuckles and he pulls off the mask but Cara is able to put it back on.
Del Rio puts Cara in the tree of woe and Del Rio with punches. Del Rio goes for a shoulder but Cara pulls himself up and Del Rio hits the ring post. Del Rio rolls back into the ring and Cara with a missile drop kick. Del Rio with punches but Cara with an elbow. Del Rio puts Cara on top but Cara knocks Del Rio off and hits a tornado DDT for a near fall.
Cara with a head scissors and then he hits a handspring back elbow for a near fall. Cara goes to the apron and he hits an enzuigiri and he goes up top for the Swanton but Del Rio is able to recover and he crotches Cara. Del Rio hits a superplex and he gets a near fall. Del Rio pulls down the knee pad for the super kick but Cara moves and Cara gets a near fall with a rollup. Cara with a rolling Olympic Slam and then he goes up top.
Cara goes for the Swanton but Del Rio moves and Del Rio hits Cara with a super kick for a near fall. Del Rio cannot believe that Cara kicked out. Del Rio goes up top but he is crotched by Cara. Cara with a forearm and he goes for a superplex but Del Rio knocks Cara off the turnbuckles but he hangs from the ropes. Del Rio with a double stomp and then he floats over into the cross arm breaker and Cara taps out.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
We go to credits.
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