WWE RAW Results – November 25, 2013
WWE Shop Sales Pitch By Mick Foley, Dude Love & Mankind
Mick Foley takes his turn as the WWE Shop pusher this week. He’s backstage doing his thing pushing all the merchandise as Mick Foley. Now the camera blinks and we see Dude Love continuing the push for some merchandise. The camera blinks again and Mankind picks up where The Dudester left off. The crowd popped huge for the Mankind reveal. Mankind concludes with his infamous “have a nicie day” tag-line.
The announcers plug the tag-team main event featuring Big Show and John Cena vs. Randy Orton and Alberto Del Rio. We head to commercial.
We return from commercial and Jerry Lawler interviews their “Superstars for Sandy” contest in the crowd.
As Lawler finishes his interview, R-Truth’s music starts playing, even though he’s already in the ring. Truth asks the fans “what’s up.” They say “what’s up” and he says “let me tell ya’ll what’s up.” He says he and Brodus Clay came up with a little something-something. A way to give a brother a chance. Truth says tonight courtesy of himself and Clay, he gives us Xavier Woods. The Funkadactyls come out doing their dance as Xavier Woods comes out dancing as well. They hit the ring and the all do an extended dance together in special lighting. The camera pans down and we see 3MB already standing at ringside. Michael Cole says Heath Slater is going one-on-one with Woods.
Xavier Woods vs. Heath Slater
The bell rings and Slater and Woods lock up. Slater is working the arm of Woods but Woods does his own version of the spinaroonie to reverse it. Woods hits a head-scissors spin on Slater. He chops the hell out of Slater in the corner. The announcers joke about Lawler’s interview with the fan in the crowd mmoents ago. Meanwhile, Slater has Woods down and is putting the boots to the newcomer. He shouts 3MB as he grabs Woods by his afro.
Slater slaps a headlock on Woods as we see the other members of 3MB shouting words of encouragement from ringside to Slater. The crowd is clapping and cheering on Woods. Slater blasts Woods with a big kick for a near fall. We see The Funkadactyls and R-Truth cheering on Woods as Woods finally makes a comeback in the ring on Slater. Woods hits his Honor Roll clothesline and then his Lost In The Woods finisher on Slater. 1-2-3. Woods wins his debut singles match on RAW.
Winner: Xavier Woods
Backstage Segment: Michael Strahan, The Bella Twins, The Funkadactyls, Eva Marie & Goldust
We return and The Bella Twins are backstage with Michael Strahan. They ask him to autograph some footballs. Strahan asks who their favorite team is. They say they can’t lie and say the Eagles. He looks pissed but signs their footballs anyways. The Funkadactyls come in and Strahan digs them big time. They leave and in walks Eva Marie. The crowd boo’s her like crazy. She plugs Total Divas and walks off. Goldust walks in and does his weird chomp-face thing in Strahan’s face and walks off. Strahan looks confused.
The WWE announcers put over the WWE 2K14 video game. They show some clips from the game. They show the results of the WWE 2K14 poll, which asks the question “who is The Rock’s greatest WrestleMania opponent?” The options were “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan and John Cena. Austin won by a large percentage, with Cena coming in second and Hogan in third.
Backstage Segment: Michael Strahan & John Cena
Backstage, Michael Strahan is with John Cena. Cena asks if there’s anything Strahan can’t do. Strahan puts over Cena as well. Strahan walks off and Cena makes his way to the ring as the announcers inform us that the main event featuring Cena & Big Show vs. Randy Orton & Alberto Del Rio is up next. We head to commercial.
John Cena & Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio & Randy Orton
When we return from commercial, Randy Orton’s music hits and out comes the WWE Champion. As Orton enters the ring, we get our first graphic showing the Cena vs. Orton match at the upcoming WWE TLC pay-per-view. Out next is Orton’s tag-team partner for tonight, Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio walks to the ring waving a giant Mexican flag, which actually gets stuck on his face at one point while he was in the middle of tough-staring a fan in the crowd. Whoops! Big Show’s music hits and out comes an angry looking giant. Finally, the World Heavyweight Champion’s music hits and out comes Cena.
The bell rings and here we go with tonight’s main event. Big Show and Del Rio will be starting things off for their respective teams. Big Show chops Del Rio hard early on. Big Show throws Del Rio into the corner like a child. He tells the crowd to quiet down and then blasts Del Rio with another hard chop across the chest. Big Show clotheslines Del Rio down. Big Show backs Del Rio into a corner and goes for another chop but Del Rio avoids it this time. The crowd begins their loud “let’s go Cena, Cena sucks” chant. Del Rio tags in Orton.
Big Show immediately rushes Orton into the corner and starts hammering away at him with punches. Big Show blasts Orton with a huge chop. The crowd chants “one more time” so Big Show obliges. We get a close-up from the camera-man of the welts on Orton’s chest from all the chops he took last night and the two he’s taken so far tonight. Big Show drops a big elbow on Orton in the center of the ring for a near fall. Big Show uses the ropes to choke Orton as we head to a mid-match commercial.
We return from commercial and Del Rio is going to work on Cena. The crowd is doing a random “Daniel Bryan” chant as Del Rio beats up Cena in the corner. Michael Cole talks about Brock Lesnar benig the last undisputed champion on commentary and notes Chris Jericho being the first. Meanwhile, Del Rio tags in Orton who beats up Cena in the heel corner. He backs up per orders of the ref and Del Rio gets in a few cheap shots on Cena behind the refs back. Orton poweslams Cena for a near fall. Orton hits Cena with a big knee drop and slaps on a side headlock. Cena works his way up and slams his way out of the hold. Orton tags Del Rio and Del Rio stops Cena from making the tag. Del Rio hits a DDT on Cena for a near fall. Del Rio mocks Cena’s “You Can’t See Me” pose. Del Rio runs at Cena but Cena moves and Del Rio flies over the top and onto the floor.
Cena starts crawling towards his corner and he is able to make the tag to Big Show. Big Show brings Del Rio back in the ring the hard way and begins knocking him down repeatedly with punches. Big Show slams Del Rio down hard. Big Show goes for a splash in the corner but Del Rio moves and dropkicks out the legs of Big Show. Del Rio blasts Big Show with a big kick to the face while Big Show was on his knees. Big Show is selling that kick a lot as the announcers put over the effects Big Show may still be suffering from due to the vicious punt-kick from Orton at Survivor Series.
Del Rio tags Orton back in and Orton picks up where Del Rio left off. Orton kicks Big Show some more and tags in Del Rio. Orton holds Big Show’s face up on the ground, allowing Del Rio to blast him with another superkick. Big Show is crawling around the ring, selling the fact that he doesn’t know where he is. Big Show tries to tag out, but unfortunately the person he was trying to tag was Randy Orton. Del Rio tags Orton back in and Orton beats up Big Show some more and tries to pin him. Big Show kicks out at two. Orton has Big Show in a rear-chinlock but the ref stops him so he can check on the condition of Big Show. Big Show is crawling around looking dazed and confused as the ref checks on him. The medics hit the ring and they’re checking on Big Show now. Big Show finally crawls to the ropes and uses the ropes to get back to his feet.
As the doctor leaves the ring, Orton throws a bunch of punches at Big Show. Orton DDTs Big Show back down to the mat. Orton backs up as Big Show is crawling around, looking to nail him with a punt. Big Show catches Orton coming in with a big spear. Big Show is crawling to Cena now, and he makes the tag. Orton tags in Del Rio. Cena takes the hot tag and is all over the place now, beating Del Rio from one side of the ring to the other. Del Rio cuts him off with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for a near fall. Meanwhile, the doctors are still checking on Big Show in the babyface corner. Del Rio sets Cena up for the Cross Armbreaker but Cena rolls through and reverses it into his STF submission hold. Del Rio taps out. Cena and Big Show win.
Winners: John Cena & Big Show
After The Match
After the match, Del Rio attacks Cena. Del Rio tries going for the Cross Armbreaker but Cena reverses. Cena hoists Del Rio up for the Attitude Adjustment but is cut off by a big shot to the face by Orton with the WWE title belt. Orton goes out to the floor and grabs Cena’s belt. Orton has both belts now. Orton stalks Cena while carrying both belts. Orton stands over Cena’s prone body and slowly raises both the WWE and World Heavyweight Championship. Orton’s music hits as the announcers put over that he may become the undisputed champion for real at the upcoming WWE TLC pay-per-view. On that note, RAW goes off the air. That’s all for this week!