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WWE SUPERSTARS REPORT: MORRISON/JERICHO; ZACK RYDER ALMOST PULLS OFF THE UPSET; TWINS NOT ENOUGH TO BEAT A GLAMAZON

By Richard Trionfo on 2009-06-11 20:53:17
Tonight’s opening match comes to you from the Raw brand and it features Divas in action.

Match Number One: Rosa Mendes and Beth Phoenix versus The Bella Twins

Rosa and Nikki start things off and they lock up with Rosa applying a side head lock. Nikki with a top wrist lock and take down. Nikki with a rollup for a near fall. Brie tags in and they hit a double hip toss for a near fall. Rosa with a forearm but Brie with an Irish whip and a monkey flip followed by a neck breaker by Nikki for a near fall. Rosa with a knee and Beth is tagged in. Nikki goes for the leg but Beth does not budge. Beth with an arm bar and then she works on the wrist. Nikki with forearms and Brie makes a tag and they hit a double drop kick on Beth followed by one on Rosa. Beth responds with a double clothesline and then she gets a near fall. Beth with elbows to Brie followed by an Irish whip but Beth misses a charge. Nikki tags in and she punches Beth and connects with forearms followed by drop kicks that stagger Beth but she stays on her feet. Nikki with a back elbow. Rosa and Brie fight on the floor and Beth hits the Implant Driver for the three count.
Winners: Beth Phoenix and Rosa Mendes

We take a look back at the surprising and startling situation from Raw as Cole and Lawler try to find the adjectives to describe what happened. Who wants a Raw Rebound?

Evan Bourne is in the back and his abdomen is wrapped.

We go to commercial.

We are back and did you know that there are a lot of people who like looking at Diva photos on WWE.com?

We have a Kofi Kingston video package.

We see footage of Mark Henry’s attack on Evan Bourne on this week’s episode of ECW.

Match Number Two: Evan Bourne versus Zack Ryder

Ryder wants the ref to keep Bourne away from him and then he teases locking up. They finally lock up and Ryder takes off his head band and he lets out Dave’s favorite phrase of ‘Woo Woo Woo’. They lock up and Bourne with an arm drag and Ryder backs into the ropes. Bourne with an arm bar and take down. Bourne with another arm drag. Ryder makes it to the ropes and then Ryder with a forearm and then he sends Bourne to the mat. Bourne kicks Ryder and then the referee gets between Bourne and Ryder. Bourne gets poked in the eye and then he kicks Bourne. Bourne misses a charge into the corner and Bourne with a counter out of a snap mare from the corner and then Bourne with a drop kick for a near fall. Bourne with a slap to Ryder followed by a clothesline in the corner and kicks. Ryder sends Bourne to the apron and then when Bourne tries for a shoulder, Ryder with a knee. Ryder with a chin lock. Bourne runs Ryder into the corner and then Bourne with a back slide for a near fall. Bourne with a leg drop and then Bourne goes up top but Ryder stops Bourne and he drops Evan on the top rope. Ryder gets a near fall.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Ryder with a flap jack for a near fall. Ryder with a suplex to Bourne for a near fall. Ryder works on the ribs with a waist lock and then a body scissors. Ryder adds a rear chin lock with the body scissors. Bourne counters and puts Ryder in a single leg crab but Ryder makes it to the ropes. Ryder with a kick to the midsection and then he hits an inverted suplex for a near fall. Ryder with a dragon sleeper but Bourne escapes. Ryder returns to the waist lock. Bourne holds on to the ropes to avoid a drop kick and then Bourne with a drop kick. Ryder with a kick but Bourne with a rana and a round house kick. Bourne with a back kick and then he hits a running clothesline for a near fall. Bourne with an enzuigiri but Ryder with a leg lariat for a two count. Ryder puts Bourne on the top turnbuckle for a superplex but Bourne holds on and Bourne with a forearm and that allows Bourne to hit the shooting star press for the three count.
Winner: Evan Bourne

Match Number Three: Chris Jericho versus John Morrison

They lock up and Morrison with a clean break but Jericho pushes Morrison and goes to the floor. They lock up again and Jericho with a side head lock. Jericho with a shoulder tackle but Morrison with an arm drag into an arm bar. Jericho with forearms to Morrison and then he sends Morrison into the turnbuckles where he chokes Morrison. Morrison with a forearm and punches followed by a leg lariat. Morrison with an arm drag into an arm bar. Morrison gets a near fall and Morrison returns to the arm bar. Jericho with a punch to Morrison followed by a knee. Jericho with an Irish whip but he charges into a boot and Morrison clotheslines Jericho over the top rope to the floor. Morrison with a corkscrew pescado. Morrison tries for a springboard move back into the ring but Jericho hits the ropes and Morrison goes down hard as we go to commercial.

We have a John Morrison video package during the commercial of his own match.

We are back and Jericho slingshots Morrison into the bottom rope. Jericho hits the springboard drop kick as Morrison goes to the floor. Jericho relaxes in the corner as he waits for Morrison to return to the ring. Jericho with a kick and a belly-to-back suplex into a chin lock with the arm isolated. Jericho with a knee but Morrison with a back breaker and a side Russian leg sweep for a near fall. Jericho with an enzuigiri for a near fall. Jericho chokes Morrison in the ropes and then he stands on Morrison’s back. Jericho with a head butt and then he works on Morrison’s back. Morrison with an Irish whip but he charges into a boot. Morrison with a punch as Jericho comes off the turnbuckles. Morrison with a drop kick followed by a DDT for a near fall. Morrison misses a charge into the corner and Jericho with a bulldog. Jericho misses the Lionsault but Morrison hits the springboard spin kick for a near fall. Jericho sends Morrison to the mat and he tries for the Codebreaker but Morrison blocks it. Morrison with a Shining Wizard for a near fall. Jericho with a back heel trip but Morrison escapes an attempted Walls of Jericho. Morrison moves and Jericho runs into the ring post. Morrison tries for the corkscrew split legged moonsault but Jericho moves. After a series of rollups, Jericho gets the three count after a handful of tights.
Winner: Chris Jericho

We go to credits.

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