So That Happened: 11/05/12

RAW Begins with a Dramatic Recap of last week:

Backstage: The Miz confronts Paul Heyman about CM Punk’s leadership. Miz wonders what kind of leader abandons his team. Paul Heyman defends CM Punk by saying Punk did a strategic retreat, and that the rest of Team Punk needs to get on the same page for his own. Miz says he’s not on the same page and that he thinks Paul Heyman and CM Punk are full of crap. Miz says he doesn’t need Heyman and CM Punk then quits Team Punk.

More Dramatic RAW Recaps:

Match 01: Rey Mysterio, Sin Cara and R-Truth vs.
Antonio Cesaro and The Prime Time Players

Touts on Touts on Touts:  Antonio Cesaro and R-Truth exchange touts. Cesaro’s tout is coherent. R-Truth’s tout? Not so much.

The Prime Time Players walk out and Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara mock the Millions Of Dollars Dance.

R-Truth does his pelvic gyrations dance.

Rey Mysterio his the 6-1-9 on Antonio Cesaro. R-Truth hits the “Little Jimmy” on Cesaro for the win.

Winners: Rey Mysterio, Sin Cara and R-Truth

Post-match, Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara do the Millions Of Dollars dance again.

Vickie Guerrero’s Evidence:

Vickie Guerrero says she’s proud of her accomplishments and is thrilled AJ Lee resigned as the GM of RAW. Vickie says Hanky Panky is not allowed. Vickie says they are professionals and need to be honest, which is what John Cena has a problem with. Vickie Guerrero asks us to join her in reviewing this “outrageous scandal.”

Vickie Guerrero is reviewing the scandal, but the crowd is booing her too loud.

Vickie Guerrero gets ready to reveal her next piece of footage, but John Cena’s theme plays and he comes marching down to the ring.

Vickie Guerrero tells John Cena that she’s not going to stop her from revealing the footage and that she runs a clean show.. Cena says “Vickie Guerrero running a clean show is like me learning a new wrestling move. It’s not going to happen.” This gets a huge pop from the crowd.

John Cena calls Vickie Guerrero out on her history of affairs with Edge and Dolph Ziggler and abuse of power. Excluding from this list is Eric Escobar.

Courtesy of WWE.com (They really have everything)

John Cena says since the crowd keeps asking “Who Are Ya?” Vickie Guerrero should answer her. Cena says Vickie Guerrero is not a cougar, but she is a “taffy nose, dodgy old slapper with the face like a swamp-donkey.” This gets a bigger pop from the crowd.

Vickie Guerrero tells John Cena not to try and turn this around on her then reveals her latest piece of security footage. The footage is of AJ Lee in a bathrobe, knocking on a door then going inside the hotel room.

John Cena says that the footage means nothing. Vickie Guerrero says that she has more footage. The newest piece of footage is of John Cena in a towel putting a “Do Not Disturb” sign on the door. Vickie Guerrero says that that must’ve been “One Heck Of A Business Meeting!”

John Cena says those are two different pieces of footage and he hung the sign on the door because he didn’t want to be disturbed. Vickie Guerrero says that since John Cena can’t defend himself, she wants AJ Lee to come out and defend herself in person.

AJ Lee is shown on the titantron. AJ says that Vickie Guerrero doesn’t want her to go out there because if she goes out there, and explains herself, she will give Vickie the beating of her life. AJ says if that happens, she’ll get fired and be unable to do the thing that she loves to do. Dolph Ziggler puts his arm around AJ and says that we all know what AJ “loves” to do, then smirks at the camera. Vickie Guerrero starts cackling as John Cena rushes to the back to check on AJ.

Backstage: Paul Heyman tries to persuade someone into joining Team Punk while trashing The Miz. Heyman says Team Punk needs someone like this person. The camera pans to Wade Barrett who says he refused Heyman last week and he refuses him now. Barrett says he doesn’t truth Heyman, then immediately reconsiders under one condition: Paul Heyman ows him. Heyman agrees and Barrett requests to have this in writing.

Match 02: Daniel Bryan (w/ Kane) vs. Cody Rhodes (w/ Damien Sandow)

Winner: Cody Rhodes

Post-Match, Cody Rhodes brags about his victory then says his tag team partner, Damien Sandow, can beat Kane. Kane attacks Damien Sandow and the match begins!

Match 03: Kane vs. Damien Sandow

Daniel Bryan and Cody Rhodes argue then get ejected by the referee.

Kane hits the Chokeslam for the win.

Winner: Kane

Brad Maddox (#HeartthrobRef) Interview: Michael Cole reminds us of the incident then brings out #HeartthrobRef to explain himself. HTR comes down to the ring.

Michael Cole shows the footage of #HeartthrobRef screwing Ryback then asks what explanation does he have for those actions, and if he is working with Paul Heyman and WWE Champion, CM Punk. #HTR says that this plan was all him. #HTR goes on to talk about his struggle to become a WWE Superstar. As he tries to speak, a “Feed Me More” chant breaks out.

#HeartthrobRef says for years, he’s tried to get into the WWE but the door has been slammed in his face. He’s had seveal try outs, he’s been to RAW and Smackdown events, and eventually was given a developmental deal, but was still overlooked because he’s only 6ft. tall and 207lbs and not a monster with a mowhawk, that wears a mask and flips 3 times in the air before hitting the ground.

#HeartthrobRef says that WWE Officials told him he would never, never, never….never, make it to the main roster, but his dream got strong. HTR says he wants to be somebody, no matter how many people tell him that he’s nobody. HTR says he made a vow to himself to do whatever it takes to get to the WWE, and is why he became a referee. HTR says that when AJ Lee hired him, all he needed was one chance to make an impact.

#HeartthrobRef claims CM Punk had no idea of his plan and that Punk was just as surprised as Ryback and the WWE Universe. HTR says knows what he did wasn’t right, but wanted to make an impact, and that his actions were driven by the desire to be somebody. HTR screams that he’s famous now and that people know his name all over the world, even in England. HTR says his dream is to be a WWE Superstar and he wants a contract and a match with Ryback, because at this point, nobody is going to forget who Brad Maddox is now.

HTR ends his promo with a hilarious “Thank You” and is about to leave until Mr. McMahon’s music hits and the place goes crazy! Mr. McMahon comes out and repeats #HeartthrobRef ‘s requests about a contract Ryback. McMahon says there’s a difference between being famous and having a death wish then mentions he’ll give HTR a Million Dollar Contract if he can defeat The Ryback next week on RAW.

Mr. McMahon says speaking of contracts, then walks off. A few seconds later, McMahon brings out Vickie Guerrero and asks her why CM Punk is not defending his WWE Championship at Survivor Series. Vickie suggests putting CM Punk in a match against Dolph Ziggler, but McMahon disagrees. McMahon goats Vickie into taking CM Punk out of the Survivor Series match and putting him in a Triple Threat Match against The Ryback and John Cena.

Match 04: Sheamus vs. The Miz

A loud “Let’s Go Miz” chant breaks out.

Big Show and Michael Cole argue on commentary.

Winner: Sheamus 

Backstage: Vickie Guerrero tells Dolph Ziggler he is the leader of Team Punk at Survivor Series. CM Punk walks up and complains about Mr. McMahon trying to screw him over by having him face John Cena and The Ryback in a triple threat match. Vickie Guerrero tries to interrupt CM Punk, but he continues to complain about McMahon Vickie tells Punk that tonight, he and Dolph Ziggler have a match against Cena and The Ryback. Dolph Ziggler isn’t happy about it, while CM Punk repeats the phrase “What Is Wrong With Her?”

Fandangoo Promo:



Backstage: Sheamus is thanking William Regal for mentoring him for the past few years. Sheamus says he’s going to defeat Big Show for the World Heavyweight Championship at Survivor Series. Regal asks Sheamus if he wants to go for a pint, and Sheamus says Regal is a man after his own heart.

Recaps on Caps on Caps: The John Cena/AJ Video Footage.


Match 05: Eve Torres and Aksana vs. Layla and Kaitlyn

Aksana walks out next.

RAW comes back from commercial and Layla makes her way to the ring waving a mini British flag.

Winners: Kaitlyn and Layla

Backstage: Alberto Del Rio complains to RicRod about Dolph Ziggler being chosen as Team Captain instead of him. RicRod says as long as Alberto is on the team, it’s Team Del Rio. Del Rio bumps into Rosa Mendes, who says excuse me in Spanish. Del Rio smirks then replies, “No Problem.”

Match 06: Kofi Kingston vs. Alberto Del Rio

Kofi Kingston comes out next:

During the match, Randy Orton’s music plays.

Randy Orton’s music distracts Alberto Del Rio which allows Kofi Kingston to get the win.

Winner: Kofi Kingston

Match 07: Co-Bro vs. Primo and Epico


Winners: Co-Bro 

Match 08: Brodus Clay vs. Wade Barrett

Winner: Wade Barrett

Match 09: Heath Slater (w/ Jinder Mahal) vs. Jimmy Uso (w/ Jey Uso)

Heath Slater hits a new finisher and gets the win.

Winner: Heath Slater

Match 10: CM Punk and Dolph Ziggler vs. John Cena and The Ryback

Courtesy of thewrestlingflock.com

CM Punk takes the mic and  reminds everyone about him defeating The Ryback. Punk says people are trying to taint his victory by throwing accusations their way about #HeartthrobRef, even though HTR already admitted to acting alone. Punk says that at Survivor Series, Team Punk has now been demoted to Team Ziggler and that at Mr. McMahon continues his Survivor Series tradition of screwing over his most talented performer. CM Punk says he’s being screwed at Survivor Series because everyone wants to see John Cena and Ryback take away the WWE Championship he’s held for 351 Days.

CM Punk says for 351 days he’s proven that he’s better than everyone in the arena, the back, and worldwide that wants to lace up their boots and step in his rings. Punk says he survived and exceled and has set the bar at an unobtainable level. CM Punk says at Survivor Series, he will celebrate 364 Consecutive Days at Survivor Series and that his reign of dominance will not be stopped because he is the Best In The World.

Dolph Ziggler makes his entrance next.


Winner: Ryback and John Cena 

Post-Match, John Cena and Ryback have a staredown while Ryback chants “FEED. ME. MORE.”


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