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By Richard Trionfo on 2011-11-20 22:45:39
Welcome to’s coverage of World Wrestling Entertainment’s 2011 Survivor Series live from Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Your announcers are Michael Cole, Booker T, and Jerry Lawler.

John Laurinaitis comes out and he reminds us that he is the Executive Vice President of Talent Relations and the Interim General Manager of Raw. He says that tonight is not only the 25th Anniversary of Survivor Series, but the 10th Anniversary of his arrival in the WWE.

Match Number One: United States Championship Match: Dolph Ziggler versus John Morrison

The match starts with a vocal ‘We Want Ryder’ chant and they lock up. Ziggler with a waist lock take down and then he slaps Morrison in the head. Morrison goes after Ziggler and Ziggler goes to the floor. Ziggler returns to the ring and they lock up. Morrison with a hammer lock and Ziggler with a reversal but Morrison with a fireman’s carry into an arm bar.

Ziggler with a kick and punches. Ziggler kicks Morrison and Ziggler with an Irish whip but Morrison floats over when Ziggler charges. Ziggler with a drop kick followed by a side head lock take down. Ziggler with a shoulder tackle and then he lands on his feet on a hip toss. Morrison blocks a drop kick and he catapults Ziggler into the turnbuckles. Morrison with a clothesline that sends Ziggler over the top rope and then he hits a corkscrew plancha onto Ziggler.

Vickie yells at Morrison and that distraction allows Ziggler to recover and hit a neck breaker for a near fall. Ziggler with a kick to Morrison’s arm followed by a punch. Ziggler with an elbow drop and then he kips up. Ziggler with a fireman’s carry and a near fall.

Ziggler with a reverse chin lock and then he tries for a crossface and then back to the side head lock. Ziggler pulls Morrison down by the hair and then he kicks Morrison while he seems a bit nonchalant while kicking and punching Morrison. Ziggler slaps Morrison in the face and Morrison takes Ziggler into the turnbuckles and he punches him.

Morrison misses a charge into the corner and Ziggler with a reverse exploder suplex for a near fall. Ziggler tries for a sleeper but Morrison pushes him off. Morrison with clotheslines followed by a leg lariat and a swinging neck breaker for a near fall. Ziggler runs Morrison into the turnbuckles and rolls up Morrison for a near fall. Morrison lands on his feet on a suplex attempt and then he hits a springboard round kick for a near fall.

Ziggler with a satellite move into a sleeper but Morrison applies a sleeper. Ziggler escapes and then Morrison with a satellite DDT but Vickie pulls Dolph’s leg onto the rope and the referee stops his count.

The referee and Vickie argue and Vickie is sent to the back.

Morrison sets for a suplex but Ziggler blocks it and Ziggler with an inside cradle for a near fall. Ziggler avoids a Shining Wizard and gets a near fall with a rollup. Morrison and Ziggler exchange near falls. Morrison misses a springboard round kick but Ziggler hits a Fameasser for a near fall.

Morrison gets Ziggler off him on a sleeper attempt and Morrison hits the Shining Wizard. Morrison goes for Starship Pain but he lands on Ziggler’s knees. Ziggler with the Zig Zag for the three count.

Winner: Dolph Ziggler

After the match, Vickie comes to the ring to celebrate with Dolph as she takes the belt from the referee.

After the match, Vickie gets on the mic and she says that the United States Champion has something to say. Dolph says that he would hate to have to follow that. Some think that he is a bit of showing off, but when you back it up every night, it isn’t showing off. Ziggler says that nobody does it like him and you are not a show off if you are really good at what you do.

Zack Ryder’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring and Ziggler attacks Ryder as he enters the ring.

Ryder hits a Rough Ryder but Ziggler leaves the ring.

The Divas come out to the ring for the Lumberjill Match.

Match Number Two: Divas Championship Match: Beth Phoenix versus Eve Torres

They lock up and Beth pushes Eve away but Eve with a forearm. Eve tries for a cross body but Beth catches her and drops her to the mat. Eve with a leg sweep and a kick for a near fall. Eve with another kick to the chest and then she does the booty shake for the moonsault but Beth goes to the floor and she is sent back into the ring. Eve with a neck breaker and then she hits a moonsault for a near fall.

Eve is sent to the apron and she kicks Natalya away before she returns to the ring and is kicked by Beth. Beth slingshots Eve’s throat into the bottom rope and she gets a near fall. Beth with a rear chin lock. Eve kicks Beth and then Eve sends Beth into the turnbuckles and follows it with a drop kick and back elbow. Eve with a series of kicks and then she hits a running clothesline.

Eve tries for the flip leg drop but Beth gets her knees up and Beth tries for the Glam Slam but Eve with an elbow and then she applies an Octopus and then a figure four chin lock. Natalya gets on the apron along with the Bellas and Beth attacks Eve and gets a near fall with a rollup. Eve rolls through and gets a near fall. Eve kicks Beth and then she goes up top for a moonsault but Beth pushes her off and Eve holds on to the top rope.

Beth goes to the turnbuckles and they fight on the second rope. Beth traps the arms and hits a Super Glam Slam for the three count.

Winner: Beth Phoenix

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