WWE RAW Results From Pittsburgh, PA (10/7)
Up next, we’ll find out the next WWE Hall of Famer who fans will have the chance to vote for as the special guest referee for Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton at Hell in a Cell.
Justin Roberts introduces the next WWE Hall of Famer .. Bob Backlund. Backlund comes out and makes his pitch. Backlund says he’s been a good guy and he’s been bad. He doesn’t care who wins – he’s going to do the job and his top priority is good decisions in the ring for the match. If the match gets out of control, he’s going to put that person in the cross face chicken wing.
Kofi Kongston’s music hits and it’s time for the next match. Kofi is selling that his ribs hurt from last night. Randy Orton will be his opponent.
Kofi Kingston vs. Randy Orton
Randy Orton gets the upper hand early and throws Kingston outside of the ring. Orton throws him into the ringside barrier twice. He knocks him down with a clothesline and throws him back into the ring. 2 count for Orton. Orton hits an uppercut, but Kingston throws him outside of the ring. They get back into the ring and Kofi throws him out again. Orotn catches his breath outside of the ring and gets back in. Kingston goes for a top rope attack but Orton moves out of the way. Kofi rolls to the outside as we go to commercial.
Back from commercial, Orton is in control. Kofi fights back and hits a chop off the top rope. Kofi runs the ropes, slides through Ortons legs and Orton delivers a sick dropkick to Kofi’s face. Kofi goes off the top rope for a cross body but Orton turns it into a powerslam. 2 count for Orton. Orton tries to give Kofi a DDT on the ropes but Kofi throws him out of the ring. Kofi goes for a baseball slide to the outside and Orton delivers a clothesline. Orton throws him into the ringside barricade and then throws him Onto it via suplex. Orton gives Kofi a DDT off the barricade onto the ringside floor and Kofi is out. Orton rolls him into the ring. Orton delivers a devastating KRO and gets the win.
Winner: Randy Orton
Daniel Bryan runs to the ring and destroys Randy Orton. Daniel Bryan is a man possessed – as WWE officials try to separate the two men. Bryan chases Orton to the back.
Backstage, Vickie Guerrero is talking to Alberto Del Rio. Vickie has an announcement tonight. Del Rio says he trusts Vickie to pick a suitable opponent as his next challenger and tells her that she’s sexy, beautiful and intelligent. Vickie’s falling for it as Del Rio wraps his scarf around her neck and kisses her cheek. Del Rio rolls his eyes as he walks away. Vickie smells the scarf and makes a weird face.
Justin Roberts introduces the final WWE Hall of Famer …. SHAWN MICHAELS! HBK says he and Triple H are close personal friends, but the word there is “personal.” Tonight, we’re talking business. HBK says that he trained Daniel Bryan, however, he will not let that sway him. He won’t let his relationship with Triple H sway him either. He encourages everybody to download the WWE app, vote for “H B Shizzle” …. and says he wants to be the one to call the match. The crowd chants “HBShizzle” and Michaels says he wants to get that trending. He tells the fans he doesn’t care what’s best for business – he wants what’s best for the WWE Universe.
World Heavyweight champion Alberto Del Rio comes out. Vickie Guerrero screams “Excuse Me!” and announces his opponent – Ricardo Rodriguez.
Alberto Del Rio vs. Ricardo Rodriguez
Ricardo comes out with no music wearing a pink RVD shirt and pleads with Vickie Guerrero. Ricardo walks sheepishly to the ring as Del Rio looks ready for him (“licking his chops” as Cole said). Vickie says she has one more announcement – he’ll defend the World Heavyweight championship at Hell in a Cell against …… John Cena. Ricardo rolls him up from behind and gets a 3-count on Del Rio. Vickie laughs at him as Ricardo celebrates at ringside on the announcers table. Del Rio runs up and swipes Ricardo’s legs out from under him. He delivers an absolutely sickening kick to Ricardo’s head and throws him into the ring steps. Del Rio grabs a chair and wraps it around Ricardo’s arm. He stomps on the chair as Ricardo screams in pain. He applies the cross arm breaker as 2 referees rip him off his former personal ring announcer. Del Rio looks craze. Ricardo lays in pain grabbing his arm as Del Rio’s music hits again.
It’s confirmed that somehow, John Cena will in fact return at WWE Hell in a Cell to face World Heavyweight champion, Alberto Del Rio. They show a tweet from John Cena confirming the news.
Zack Ryder vs. Fandango:
Fandango is in control early. Ryder gets control by slamming Fandango’s head into the mat. He goes for the Broski Boot but Fandango rolls to the outside. Ryder follows him and throws him back into the ring. Fandango kicks ruder in the head and gives him a stunner on the top rope from the apron. Fandango goes up top for his finisher and nails it for the win.