WWE RAW Results – February 3, 2014
In-Ring Segment: Batista & Alberto Del Rio
When we return from commercial, Batista’s music hits and “The Animal” comes out and makes his way to the ring. The crowd seems to be giving him somewhat of a mixed reaction. WWE gave him an insane amount of pyro to try and ensure a pop for his entrance. It will be interesting to see how the crowd reactions once the music stops and he starts speaking. Michael Cole points out that Batista won the Royal Rumble and will main event this year’s WrestleMania.
When the music stops, the crowd starts boo’ing a bit. Alberto Del Rio’s music quickly hits. Smart move. Bring out a dastardly heel before Batista even speaks. Gives the crowd less of a chance to crap all over Batista. As Del Rio begins to speak, the crowd erupts in “CM Punk” chants anyways. Batista says “look man, I don’t have a problem with you.” Del Rio talks about Batista sitting on his couch waiting for his movie agent to call him. He says while Batista was doing that, he was in WWE winning world titles. Del Rio gets in Batista’s face in the ring and says Batista is afraid of him. He says he’s going to hurt him. The “CM Punk” chants start up again.
Batista laughs and cuts Del Rio off. He goes to tell Del Rio he has no problem with him again, but before he can finish his sentence, Del Rio hits him with a cheap shot. Del Rio puts the boo’s to Batista as the crowd boo’s. Batista finally gut-shots Del Rio, but as he goes to Batista Bomb him, Del Rio ducks out the back door and slides out of the ring. Batista takes off his shirt as he music hits.
Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth & Xavier Woods vs. The Wyatt Family
After the Batista segment ends, Dolph Ziggler’s music hits. Ziggler comes out as we are informed that this will be a six-man tag-team match. Out next is R-Truth and Xavier Woods. Truth raps as the two make their way to the ring. Cole points out that these three men will take on The Wyatt Family when we return from the break. On that note, we head to a commercial.
When we return from commercial, The Wyatt Family make their usual creepy entrance to the ring. The bell rings and our six-man tag-team match is officially underway. Erick Rowan and Xavier Woods start things off for their respective teams. Woods eventually gets the better of Rowan and tags in R-Truth. Woods and Truth double-team Rowan and then Truth picks up where Woods left off. Rowan tags in Bray Wyatt. Bray gets the better of Truth and then tags in Luke Harper.
Harper beats up Truth as a loud “we want Ziggler” chant breaks out from the fans in Omaha. Truth finally explodes on Harper and both guys are down. The crowd rallies behind Truth. He finally makes the tag to Ziggler. Ziggler takes the hot tag and comes in flying all over the place. Ziggler does his ten-punch spot on Harper in the corner as the crowd counts along. Ziggler neckbreakers Harper down and then drops an elbow to the chest of the big man. Ziggler hits a bit DDT on Harper. Ziggler goes for the pin but Rowan comes in and breaks it up. Bray Wyatt comes in and lays out all of the babyfaces.
When the smoke clears, Harper blasts Ziggler with his big clothesline. Harper tags in Wyatt. Bray comes in and picks up where Harper left off with Ziggler. Bray hits his Sister Abigail on Ziggler and that’s all she wrote. The Wyatt Family wins.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
After The Match
The Shield appears on the titan tron, much like The Wyatt Family did after their match earlier in the night. Dean Ambrose tells them that they’re not afraid of them and that they don’t live in his weird little world. Seth Rollins calls him dilusional. He says they can’t hang with The Shield. Roman Reigns tells The Wyatt’s to take a look around because they’re standing in The Shield’s playground. He says when the Elimination Chamber comes, The Wyatt Family’s time is over. When The Shield are done, we see Bray laughing in the ring. He screams out loud that he welcomes this war. We head to another commercial.
Naomi vs. Aksana
When we return from commercial, a vignette for Alexander Rusev and Lana airs. They speak in Bulgarian, the same stuff we saw on SmackDown last week. After that, we see The Funkadactyls dancing on the ring apron as Michael Cole points out that Naomi is in Divas action next. AJ Lee’s music plays and she dances her way to the ring, accompanied by Tamina Snuka. The bell rings and it’s time for Divas singles action between Naomi and Aksana.
Aksana stretches before the two lock up to get this one going. AJ Lee talks trash about Naomi and the other WWE Divas on commentary as Naomi beats up Aksana in the ring. Michael Cole keeps pointing out that Naomi has pinned AJ Lee twice recently. AJ keeps making excuses for her losses. Meanwhile, Aksana is finally getting some offense in.
Naomi tries fighting back but Aksana cuts her comeback attempt short. We see Cameron cheering Naomi on from ringside as AJ calls her a glorified cheerleader. AJ jokingly asks the announce team how to download the WWE App. Naomi tries fighting back again but once again Aksana cuts her short. Naomi finally hits her finisher on Aksana out of nowhere. 1-2-3. Naomi wins.
Daniel Bryan vs. Randy Orton
We are told that Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan, tonight’s main event, will be next after the break. On that note, we head to another commercial. When we return from commercial, Daniel Bryan’s music hits. The crowd explodes and immediately start doing the “Yes!” chant as he runs to the ring. Randy Orton’s music hits next and the WWE World Heavyweight Champion makes his way to the ring for tonight’s RAW main event. As Orton enters the ring, Michael Cole takes us to another commercial break.
When we return from commercial, Orton and Bryan get their match underway. The “Daniel Bryan” and “Yes” chants break out immediately as Bryan takes the early offensive lead in the match. At one point, some loud “CM Punk” chants broke out as well. Bryan worked over the arm of Orton for a bit, but Orton eventually gained the upper-hand of the match. As Orton beat up Bryan, the crowd again erupted in “Daniel Bryan” and “Yes” chants. Daniel Bryan starts fighting his way back into the match. Bryan is working over the leg of Orton now.
As Bryan continues to attack Orton’s leg, another loud “CM Punk” chant breaks out from the fans in Omaha. Orton finally fights his way back into the offensive lead of the match. The crowd boo’s and starts chanting “No! No!” as Orton taunts them. Bryan cuts Orton’s offensive run short, however, and continues to go to work on the leg of Orton. The fight spills out to the floor and Michael Cole ends up getting bumped as the two fought near the announce table. Lawler and JBL take over commentary and continue to ask if Cole is okay. Finally, Cole returns to the commentary and says he’s ok.
Bryan goes to work on Orton in the ring as a random “JBL” chant breaks out. Bryan locks Orton in the surf board and then stomps away on the leg of Orton that he’s been working over throughout the match. The fight makes its’ way out to the floor again. Orton throws Bryan into the barricade and now seems to be in control of the offense for the first time in a long while. Orton is selling his leg as the action returns to the ring.
Back in the ring, Orton continues to go to work on Bryan, all-the-while selling his leg. The crowd tries cheering Bryan on with “Yes” chants, however Orton powerslams Bryan with a vengeance and continues his attack. We head to a mid-match commercial on that note.
When we return from commercial, Bryan is blasting Orton with repeated “Yes!” kicks. Orton cuts Bryan’s offensive momentum short, however, and dumps Bryan on his head. Bryan rolls out to the floor to recover. Bryan is selling his shoulder after that spot. Orton goes out after Bryan and rams him shoulder-first into the ring post. Orton picks him up and again rams him shoulder-first into the post. Orton throws Bryan into the ring steps. Orton throws Bryan back in the ring.
As the action returns to the ring, Orton continues to focus his attack on the arm of Bryan. Orton starts doing his Ronnie Garvin stomps on the body of Bryan, again focusing mainly on Bryan’s arm. A loud “Daniel Bryan” chant breaks out in Omaha as Orton continues to work over the arm of Bryan. Orton does his pose to taunt the fans as Bryan continues to sell his arm. Orton grabs Bryan’s arm and yanks it over the top-rope as he drops to the floor outside the ring.
Orton rolls back in the ring as the crowd begins another “Daniel Bryan” chant. Orton sits Bryan on the top rope. Orton goes for a superplex but Bryan fights his way out and headbutts Orton down to the mat. Bryan comes off the top rope with a big missile dropkick. As Bryan lands, Michael Cole points out that he hit his bad shoulder. Bryan stays down and sells his shoulder. Another “Daniel Bryan” chant breaks out as Bryan and Orton trade punches and kicks. Orton grabs Bryan and yanks his arm hard.
Bryan gets Orton in the “Yes! Lock” out of nowhere, but Orton eventually makes it to the ropes to break the hold. Bryan continues to sell his arm as both guys make their way back to their feet. Bryan starts blasting Orton with “Yes!” kicks in the corner. Bryan hits Orton with a big dropkick in the corner. Bryan goes for another one, but Orton catches Bryan coming in with a big dropkick of his own. Orton hits Bryan with his draping DDT off the middle ropes.
Orton drops down in his “Viper” pose. He goes for the RKO, but Bryan counters with a big kick. Bryan goes to the top rope. He comes flying off the top rope and nails Orton with his trademark flying headbutt. Bryan starts blasting Orton with “Yes!” kicks again as the crowd chants “Yes” along with each of them.
Out of nowhere, Kane comes down to the ring. Kane hops on the apron and Bryan knocks him down. Orton is outside the ring next to Kane and Bryan does a big suicide dive through the ropes, splashing onto both guys. Bryan blasts Kane head-first into the ring steps. Back in the ring, Bryan avoids the RKO and counters with his running knee. 1-2-3. Bryan wins.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
After The Match
Bryan’s music plays and he leads the crowd in some “Yes!” chants, all-the-while still selling his right shoulder. Kane and Orton creep up on the apron and Bryan goes after Kane. Orton attacks Bryan from behind and now both Orton and Kane are stomping away at Bryan. Kane chokeslams Bryan down as the crowd boo’s. Kane does his pose and the fire explodes out of the corners. Orton grabs his two belts and both guys stand tall over the fallen Bryan. RAW goes off-the-air on that note.