WWE RAW Results – March 3, 2014
The Shield vs. The Wyatt Family
Immediately after the Big E. and Cesaro match, The Shield’s theme music hits. All three members make their way to the ring through the crowd. Justin Roberts does the official introductions for them, and our six-man tag-team rematch from the Elimination Chamber is up next. We head to commercial.
When we return from commercial, “we’re here.” The Wyatt Family makes their way to the ring as we see highlights from the Bray Wyatt and Roman Reigns match from last week’s RAW. The “this is awesome” chants begin before The Wyatt Family even enter the ring. Bray is standing next to his rocking chair as the chants continue. The Shield fly out of the ring and attack The Wyatt Family on the floor.
The bell sounds to make this one official. Seth Rollins and Luke Harper start things off for their respective teams. Rollins does a bunch of dives in a row on all The Wyatt Family guys on different sides of the ring.
Back in the ring, Ambrose is in the ring with Bray and Harper. Ambrose exits the ring and now the legal men, Harper and Rollins, fight on the floor. Harper smashes Rollins into the barricade. On that note, we head to a mid-match commercial.
When we return from commercial, Harper is punishing Rollins in the ring. We see some footage of what took place during the commercial break. Rollins is able to knock Harper off his feet due to a quick distraction. Both guys are down and the referee begins his double-count. Bray taunts The Shield outside the ring as Rollins is crawling for a tag. When he gets to his corner, no one is there. Reigns runs out and grabs Ambrose to get him away from Bray and back in the corner.
Rowan tags in and beats on Rollins. Rollins is able to get away from Rowan and make the tag to Ambrose. Ambrose goes to work on the knee of Rowan. Ambrose slaps a figure-four leg lock on Rowan as the crowd “Wooo’s.” Harper stomps on Ambrose to force him to break the hold. All guys break out into one big fight. Bray and Ambrose are left in the ring. Bray hits a huge chokeslam on Ambrose. Bray pummels Ambrose with punches on the ground and then stomps him. Bray throws Ambrose into The Wyatt Family corner and then tags Harper in.
A loud “this is awesome” chant breaks out as Harper beats up Ambrose in the heel corner. Rowan tags in and now he is putting the boots to Ambrose in their corner. A loud “CM Punk” chant starts up out of nowhere. Meanwhile, Rowan continues to go to work on Ambrose. Rowan hits a big sidewalk slam on Ambrose for a near fall. Rowan tags Harper back in. A loud “Roman Reigns” chant breaks out. Reigns, by the way, has yet to see any action in this match thus far. Ambrose hits a huge clothesline on Harper. Harper manages to grab Ambrose by the leg to stop him from making the tag.
Bray Wyatt tags in and immediately knocks Reigns off the apron. The announcers keep selling the fact that The Wyatt Family are going out of their way to keep Reigns out of the match. Ambrose crawls to the corner to make the tag to Rollins. Rollins jumps off the apron. He walks away. Ambrose looks shocked. Reigns comes after Rollins and yells at him and asks what he’s doing. Rollins yells back that he can’t keep being the glue that keeps this thing together. He talks about no one being there when he tried to make a tag earlier. Rollins tells Reigns that those two need to figure it out.
Back in the ring, Reigns hits the ring and blasts Bray Wyatt and Harper. Rowan attacks Reigns from behind. Reigns ends up clotheslining him over the top and out to the floor. Reigns hits a crazy running big-boot move to Rowan on the apron from outside the ring. Reigns spears the living crap out of Rowan over the announce table on the floor.
Meanwhile, back in the ring, Harper and Bray are beating up Ambrose. Harper dives onto Reigns on the floor. Ambrose goes out after Harper. Bray nails Ambrose from behind. A loud “this is awesome” chant breaks out from the Chicago fans. We see Rollins staring from the top of the ramp. Bray and Ambrose are back in the ring. Bray hits his Sister Abigail finisher on him. 1-2-3. The Wyatt Family wins again.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
Renee Young Interviews Batista
Backstage, Renee Young is with Batista. The crowd boo’s like crazy. She asks for his thoughts on fighting Daniel Bryan tonight and the Yes movement. He calls it possibly the dumbest thing he’s ever seen in his life. He talks about how the people think your average guy like Daniel Bryan can miraciously turn into a super hero. He says guys like Daniel Bryan can never beat guys like him. Batista says people might not like it, but they’ll have to deal with it. During the middle-to-end of his promo, another loud “CM Punk” chant broke out in the arena.
WWE Main Event Live Headline Match
When we return from commercial, we see video highlights of The Usos winning the WWE Tag-Team Championships from The New Age Outlaws earlier tonight. After that, Michael Cole reveals that on the live WWE Main Event show on the WWE Network tomorrow night, there will be a rematch for the titles between both teams.
Santino Marella & Emma vs. Fandango & Summer Rae
Fandango and Summer Rae are in the ring. Emma’s music hits and out she comes with Santino Marella. We see video highlights of Emma vs. Summer Rae from last week’s RAW. Fandango and Santino start things off in this intergender tag-team match. Well, apparently not. Before anything happens, Santino high-fives Emma. That counts as a tag. They keep doing that over and over until Fandango finally attacks Santino from behind.
The match is officially underway now after that goofy stuff. Fandango stomps away at Santino in the middle of the ring. A bunch of “CM Punk” chants break out. Fandango goes for his top-rope leg drop but Santino moves out of the way. Each guy tags out and now it’s the ladies turn.
Emma clotheslines Summer down. Emma splashes Summer on the ground in the corner. Santino scares Fandango out of the ring with The Cobra on his hand. Emma slaps Summer in a submission move and she taps out. Santino and Emma win.
Winners: Santino Marella & Emma
Christian vs. Sheamus
Before we head to another break, we see highlights of the Sheamus and Christian feud on SmackDown. We are told that the two will compete in a one-on-one match after the break. We head to a commercial.
When we return from commercial, Christian’s theme music hits and he makes his way to the ring. Out next is Sheamus. Christian runs out to the floor before the match officially begins. The CM Punk chants break out again as the bell rings.
Sheamus and Christian get in each other’s faces. They begin brawling. Christian runs outside of the ring and runs around the ring away from Sheamus. Sheamus chases him around and finally catches him. He slams him face-first into the announce table and then whips him into the barricade.
Back in the ring, Sheamus continues to go to work on Christian. Christian finally starts fighting back. Christian now seems to be in control of the match. He works over Sheamus in the corner a bit. Sheamus nails Christian with a short-clothesline to slow his momentum. Sheamus hits Christian with his Irish Curse backbreaker.
Outside the ring, a loud CM Punk chant breaks out again. Christian runs and hides behind the RAW commentary team as Sheamus goes after him. On that note, we head to a mid-match commercial.
When we return from commercial, Christian misses a big move off the middle rope. Sheamus goes to the top rope but Christian shoves him off and he crashes out on the floor outside the ring. Christian goes out and punishes Sheamus some more outside the ring.
Back in the ring, Christian continues to go to work on Sheamus. Sheamus starts fighting back. Sheamus dominates Christian for a few minutes as a “this is awful” chant breaks out from the fans in the All State Arena. Another “CM Punk” chant breaks out as Sheamus nails Christian with his White Noise move. He tries to score the pin off of that, but Christian manages to kick out at two.
A light “boring, boring” chant breaks out as Sheamus goes after Christian. Sheamus ends up blasting Christian with his Brogue Kick finisher from the apron. He comes back in the ring and pins him. 1-2-3. Sheamus wins.