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By Richard Trionfo on 2012-12-06 18:20:13
We are one week away from Seth Rollins’ title defense against Jinder Mahal. Will anything happen this week between these two men and if so, will it take a band of men to put a shield between these two?

We are in Winter Park, Florida and your announcers are William ‘Back where he belongs’ Regal and Tony ‘ Family Feud’ Dawson.

Match Number One: Michael McGillicutty versus Antonio Cesaro

They lock up and Michael with a side head lock and a single leg take down into a front face lock but Cesaro with a reversal into a front face lock of his own. Michael with a hammer lock but Cesaro with an elbow. Cesaro punches Michael in the midsection. Michael with chops to Cesaro but Cesaro with a knee and punch to the midsection. Cesaro with a head butt to the midsection followed by a chop.

Cesaro with a rake of the eyes. Michael with a hurdle over Cesaro and he hits a running drop kick for a near fall. Michael with a back breaker for a near fall. Michael with a chop and punch to the midsection. Michael with an Irish whip but Cesaro sends Michael onto the turnbuckle and Cesaro with a running knee to the midsection and Antonio gets a near fall.

Cesaro with a head butt to the midsection but Michael with punches. Cesaro with another head butt to the midsection and then he jumps onto Michael’s chest and gets a near fall. Cesaro with a waist lock as he continues to work on the abdomen. Michael with elbows when he gets to his feet. Michael with a sunset flip for a near fall.

Cesaro with a clothesline for a near fall. Cesaro with a dead lift side salto for a near fall. Cesaro kicks Michael in the head and he returns to the waist lock. Michael with an elbow and punches to Cesaro and he backs the champion in to the corner. Cesaro with an Irish whip but Michael slides into the corner and hits a clothesline followed by a Saito suplex.

Michael with a sliding forearm but he can only get a two count. Cesaro holds on to the ropes on an Irish whip attempt and Cesaro with a thumb to the eyes followed by an elevated European uppercut followed by the Gotch Style Neutralizer for the three count.

Winner: Antonio Cesaro

We go to commercial.

Match Number Two: Axl Keegan versus Bo Dallas

They lock up and Keegan backs Bo into the corner and he punches Bo on the break. Bo with a wrist lock and back elbows to Keegan followed by a short arm clothesline. Bo with a knee drop and he gets a near fall. Keegan sends Bo into the turnbuckle and he kicks Bo.

Keegan with a slam and he gets a near fall. Keegan with a front face lock but Bo with punches. Bo runs into an elbow from Keegan and Axl with punches. Bo wants Axl to punch him again and Axl obliges. Bo with punches followed by a running punch to the head. Bo with a belly-to-belly suplex and he sets for the spear and he hits it for the three count.

Winner: Bo Dallas

After the match, Bo gets on the mic and he says that he has lost a couple fights recently. He says that he fights because he loves to fight. He gives the pain the respect it deserves. Bo offers a challenge to anyone in the WWE to fight him. He will be more than happy. He does not want a match, he wants a fight.

We go to commercial.

We are back with the Raw Rebound.

Match Number Three: Corey Graves versus Yoshi Tatsu

Before the match, Graves throws his jacket at Yoshi and Yoshi throws it up the ramp. Graves attacks Yoshi from behind and he connects with punches and forearms. They go into the ring and the referee checks on Yoshi before officially starting the match.

Yoshi goes after Graves and chops him. Graves with an Irish whip but Yoshi with boots. Yoshi leaps over Graves but Graves goes for the knee and Yoshi holds it. Graves with knees and kicks to the hamstring. Graves tries to hyperextend the knee. Yoshi with chops to Graves but Graves with a kick to the injured knee.

Graves puts the leg in the ropes and Graves kicks it. Yoshi hobbles around the ring. Yoshi with an inside cradle for a near fall but Graves goes back to the knee. Graves with a knee drop to the injured leg and he tries to stretch the leg in directions it should not move. Yoshi with a kick and chops.

Yoshi with a Steamboat-esque chop and a Japanese arm drag followed by a back body drop. Yoshi with kicks to Graves but Graves blocks a kick by the left leg and Graves with an atomic drop to the leg and then he applies the Thirteenth Step and Yoshi taps out.

Winner: Corey Graves

After the match, Graves goes into the crowd and exits the arena.

Match Number Four: Gavin Reid versus Roman Reigns

They lock up and Reigns backs Reid into the corner and connects with forearms and punches. Reigns with kicks and then he screams in Reid’s face. Reigns with an Irish whip and running clothesline into the corner. Reigns with a cravate but Reid with a punch to try to get out of the hold. Reigns adds more pressure to the neck as he has a conversation with the crowd. Reigns with a forearm to the back of the head.

Reigns with a running back elbow followed by a punch to the sternum and then Reigns with a flying clothesline. Reigns with Moment of Silence for the three count.

Winner: Roman Reigns

After the match, Reigns sends Reid out of the ring.

Byron Saxton comes into the ring to announce Reigns as the winner. Reigns says that Saxton wants to talk, walk, and look like him. He tells Saxton that he is doing him a favor. He is letting Saxton come into his ring and say his name. He says that he does not want to have this conversation again.

We go to Todd Phillips in the back and he is with Tyson Kidd. Todd asks Tyson about whether he is afraid of the same result that befell Trent Barreta after facing Leo Kruger. Tyson says that everyone in NXT is trying to make a name for themselves. If he has to go through Leo Kruger to become the NXT Champion, then that is what he will do.

Kassius Ohno enters the interview area and he wants to make sure that he heard Tyson Kidd say that he wants to be the NXT Champion. Kassius asks Tyson if he is kidding him. Kassius says that someone else thought he was somebody . . . Richie Steamboat. He ran his mouth and Kassius reminds Tyson that he put Richie on the shelf.

He says that he is the most dangerous man in this universe and he tells Tyson to watch out.

Tyson tells Kassius that Einstein said it best. Great spirits always find violent opposition from mediocre minds.

We go to commercial.

We are back and next week, Jinder Mahal finally gets his shot at the NXT Title and Seth Rollins.

Jim Ross has joined William Regal at the announce table.

Match Number Five: Leo Kruger versus Tyson Kidd

Kidd wants Kruger to get out of the squat position in the corner after the bell rings but Kruger remains in place to get under Tyson’s skin. Kruger goes for the leg but Kidd rolls through and goes for the ankle but Kruger gets to the ropes. They lock up and Kidd with a waist lock and Kruger with a standing switch and take down. Kidd with an arm drag to escape.

They lock up again and Kidd with a side head lock. Kruger with a top wrist lock but Kidd with an arm drag into an arm bar. Kruger with a head scissors as we go to commercial.

We are back and Kruger with a full nelson as Tyson tries to get back to his feet. Kruger with a forearm after Kidd escapes the hold. Kidd with a kick but he tries for a cross body but Kruger ducks down and Kidd hits the ropes and falls to the floor. Kruger wants to go after Kidd and the referee stops Leo.

Leo gets to the floor and he sends Kidd into the apron and kicks Tyson against the apron. They return to the ring. Kruger with a short arm clothesline to Kidd followed by double sledges to the back. Kruger with a snap suplex for a near fall. Kruger returns to the full nelson. Kruger with a forearm to the back and then he hits a belly-to-back suplex. Kidd rolls to the apron to prevent a cover from Kruger. Kruger with a baseball slide to send Kidd to the floor.

Kidd struggles to get back into the ring and he eventually gets back in while Kruger watches Kidd expend energy to get back into the ring. Kruger with a knee drop and he gets a near fall. Kruger tries to go back to the full nelson and Kidd fights him off for a moment but Kruger gets the hold applied. Kidd stomps on the foot but Kruger with a forearm to the back of the head.

Kidd escapes a belly-to-back suplex attempt and lands on his feet. Kidd with a twisting drop kick and then he kicks Kruger in the leg. Kidd puts Kruger’s foot in the rope and he hits an enzuigiri. Kidd with a drop kick. Kidd with a kick and he goes to the apron. Kidd with another enzuigiri from the apron. Kidd goes for a springboard elbow but Kruger gets his knees up and Kidd connects with the knees.

Kruger smells blood on the Savannah and he hits a running clothesline but Kruger can only get a two count. Kruger punches Kidd and then Leo goes to the apron and up top. Kidd recovers and he hits an arm drag from the turnbuckles and both men are down. Kruger rolls to the floor and Kidd crawls towards that side of the ring. Kidd sets for a slingshot move but Kruger moves out of the way. Kidd lands on the apron and then he connects with a running kick to the head. Kidd goes for another springboard elbow but he sees Kruger get his leg up and Kidd with the Dungeon Lock for the submission victory.

Winner: Tyson Kidd

After the match, Kassius Ohno attacks Tyson Kidd from behind. Kidd punches Ohno but Kruger grabs Kidd. Ohno with a kick to the head and then Kruger holds Kidd for a neck breaker but it is for Ohno to connect with a roaring elbow to the head.

William Regal gets Tyson Kidd out of the ring and he carries Kidd to the back as we go to credits.

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