WWE RAW Results – March 17, 2014
The Funkadactyls vs. AJ Lee & Tamina Snuka
When we return from commercial, The Funkadactyls, with the returning Naomi, make their way to the ring for Divas tag-team action. Out next is the Divas Champion AJ Lee, along with her tag-team partner, Tamina Snuka. The Bella Twins, by the way, are at ringside for commentary during this match.
Cameron and Tamina Snuka start things off for their respective teams. Tamina goes for a clothesline but Cameron ducks and hits an armdrag. Cameron goes for a monkey flip but Tamina pushes her off and hits a clothesline. Tamina covers for a 2 count. Tamina drops a knee to the face of Cameron and covers for a 1 count. AJ Lee tags in. AJ hits a kick to the gut and covers for a 2 count. AJ locks in a rear chin lock. Cameron fights back to her feet, but AJ tosses her to the mat. Tamina tags back in. Tamina hits a scoop slam and covers for a 2 count. Tamina lifts Cameron up, but Cameron counters with a drop kick to the gut.
Naomi and AJ end up tagging in. Naomi hits a drop kick and follows it with an atomic drop. Naomi covers but Tamina breaks it up. AJ goes for a front face guillotine, but Naomi fights out and hits a power slam. Naomi connects with a split leg moonsault. 1-2-3. Naomi scores the pin and the victory for The Funkadactyls.
Big Show, Big E., Mark Henry & Dolph Ziggler vs. Ryback, Curtis Axel, Alberto Del Rio & Damien Sandow
Ryback and Big E. start things off for their respective teams. Ryback dominates the WWE Intercontinental Champion early on, however Big E. manages to come back with some offense of his own. Mark Henry is tagged in.
Henry and Big E double-team Ryback in the corner. Ryback tags in Curtis Axel. Axel runs right into a big boot to the face by Henry. Henry tags in Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler hits a neckbreaker and covers for a 1 count. Axel comes back with a knee to the gut and tags in Ryback. Ryback lands a hard right hand and a club to the back. Ryback hits s scoop slam and covers for a 2 count. Ryback hits a headbutt and whips Ziggler into the corner, but Ziggler bounces out and hits a drop kick to the entire heel team. On that note, we head to a mid-match commercial.
When we return from commercial, Ziggler is in trouble from the heel side of the ring. Sandow ends up tagging in and taking over. After a minute or so of some offense, Ziggler makes the tag to Big Show. Big Show takes the hot tag and knocks the crap out of everything that moves. All guys on both teams end up spilling into the ring for some spots. When the smoke clears, however, Big Show nails Sandow with the chokeslam. 1-2-3. The babyface team wins.
Winners: Big Show, Big E., Mark Henry & Dolph Ziggler
Backstage: Renee Young Interviews Batista
Backstage, Renee Young catches up with Batista. She says because he’s still here, is it safe to say he didn’t quit? Batista says he’s never quit anything in his life, and whether it’s Triple H or Daniel Bryan added to his match with Randy Orton at WrestleMania XXX, he’s leaving with the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, the prize he came back to obtain.
Kofi Kingston vs. Bray Wyatt
When we return from commercial, Kofi Kingston is in the middle of finishing up his ring entrance. After that, we hear, “San Antonio, we’re here.” With that said, Bray Wyatt, accompanied by Erick Rowan and Luke Harper, make their way to the ring. During their ring entrance, a lengthy, elaborate Eminem-music-assisted video package airs highlighting the history of John Cena at WrestleMania, as well as his feud with Wyatt.
The match goes about three minutes, and is the most-basic squash match you’d ever see. Wyatt dominated Kingston from bell-to-bell, winning a flawless match in the end with his Sister Abigail finisher.
Winner: Bray Wyatt
In-Ring Segment: Triple H and Daniel Bryan
After the Kingston-Wyatt match, we head to commercial. When we return from commercial, Triple H’s “King of Kings” music hits and out comes “The Game” by himself. HHH gets on the mic and immediately calls Daniel Bryan down to the ring so that they can talk face-to-face. Daniel Bryan’s music hits and he makes his way to the squared circle.
HHH thanks him for coming to the ring. HHH says a lot of things have happened between the two of them, but none of it was personal, and all of it was “best for business.” HHH tries to shake Bryan’s hand, but he refuses. HHH says he understands. He talks about putting Bryan through hell since SummerSlam. He says most people would have taken their ball and gone home by now. The fans break out in a “CM Punk” chant.
Stephanie McMahon comes out bitching and complaining. She says she’s pressing charges against Daniel Bryan. “Officers — arrest that man,” says Stephanie McMahon. HHH goes out of the ring to approach Stephanie. The cops enter the ring to approach Bryan as HHH and Stephanie argue on the ramp. The cops forcably throw Bryan on the ground and cuff him. HHH tells them that’s enough and that’s not what he wants. He tells them that’s enough and to back off. He says they’re not even really cops. He says besides that, he’s looking forward to doing this himself. HHH, while Bryan remains handcuffed, begins to stomp Bryan.
The attack spills out to the floor, where HHH continues to punish a handcuffed Daniel Bryan. Bryan tries headbutting and kicking while still cuffed, but “The Game” is to much for him. Stephanie yells in his face as HHH continues to punish him. HHH beats the crap out of him some more and Steph continues to verbally taunt him. HHH holds Bryan and lets Steph smack him a few times. HHH puts Bryan’s head against the ring post and smashes it with a chair. HHH takes the still handcuffed Bryan in the ring and hits him with a Pedigree. Stephanie enters the ring and kisses HHH. HHH gets on the mic and talks about how this is their ring, their house and their show. He says there is no “Yes! Movement.” HHH’s music hits and that’s how RAW ends.