WWE Superstars Report – August 30th, 2012
We start off this week’s show with the Smackdown brand and your announcers are Josh Mathews and Matt Striker.
Match Number One: Ryback versus Johnny Curtis
The crowd wants to be fed more before Curtis and Ryback lock up. They finally lock up and Ryback with a clean break and Curtis backs into the ropes. They lock up again and Ryback with a clean break but Curtis with a punch and Curtis goes to the floor. Ryback follows after Curtis but Johnny with kicks and punches.
Ryback with a shoulder tackle followed by a biel across the ring. Ryback runs into an elbow from Curtis and Curtis with a clothesline from the turnbuckles for a near fall. Curtis with punches to Ryback followed by a front face lock. Ryback tries to get out of the hold but Curtis holds on and he takes Ryback to his knees.
Ryback finally gets out of the hold and Ryback runs Curtis into the turnbuckles and connects with shoulders. Ryback with a delayed back drop followed by a running boot to the chest. Ryback does the arm gesture and then he hits a clothesline. It is time for things to be finished and Ryback with the marching muscle buster for the three count.
We are back and it is time for the Raw portion of the show and your announcers are Scott Stanford and Josh Mathews.
We take a look back at Triple H’s big announcement that he will maybe possibly could retire as a result of what Brock Lesnar did to him at SummerSlam.
Match Number Two: Epico and Primo (with Rosa Mendes) versus The Usos
Epico and Jimmy start things off and they lock up. Epico with a waist lock but Jimmy works on the arm and then he takes Epico down with a side head lock. Epico escapes a head scissors but Jimmy with another side head lock take down and head scissors.
They lock up again and Epico works on the arm but Jimmy with a wrist lock and Epico gets to the ropes. Jimmy with a break. Epico tries for a kick but Jimmy blocks it and he connects with an uppercut. Jey tags in and they hit a double back elbow followed by a double elbow drop and Jey gets a near fall.
Epico tries for a drop kick but Jey swats it away. Primo tags in and Rosa bounces around. Jey with a side head lock take down but Primo with a leg sweep for a near fall. Primo with an arm bar. Jey runs into a boot from Primo. Jey wends Primo into the corner and he does a headstand. Jey takes care of Primo and Jimmy tags in and they hit a double head butt.
Jimmy with a chop but Primo with an Irish whip. Jimmy with a chop followed by an Irish whip. Primo gets his boots up and then he kicks Jimmy. Primo with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Primo with a reverse chin lock. Primo pulls Jimmy down by the hair but he misses a springboard senton. Jey tags in and he hits a few running forearms followed by a savate kick and a spinning forearm. Epico is sent to the floor and Jimmy takes care of Primo.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Epico tries for a head butt to Jey but you do not head butt a Samoan. Jey with a head butt of his own. Epico with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Primo goes after Jey on the apron and Jey takes care of him. Epico takes care of Jey.
Primo tags back in and he kicks Jey and hits a slingshot senton back into the ring. Primo with a reverse chin lock and body scissors. Jey gets to his feet and he punches Primo but Primo with a drop toe hold and Epico tags in and he kicks Jey.
Epico with a belly-to-back suplex and he holds on and hits a total of three and gets a near fall. Epico with a reverse chin lock. Jey with punches and he gets a sunset flip but Primo makes the blind tag and he hits a drop kick. Jimmy tries to get into the ring and Primo works him over. Primo with a cartwheel and he tries for a punch but Jey blocks it.
Primo with a kick and Irish whip but he misses a drop kick into the corner and Primo is caught in the turnbuckles. Epico gets Primo from the turnbuckles and Jimmy and Epico tag in and Jimmy with punches and chops. Jimmy with a forearm and savate kick followed by a Samoan Drop.
Jimmy sets for the running butt splash and he connects and gets a near fall. Primo pulls Jey from the apron. Jimmy with a savate kick and he goes up top for the Superfly Splash and he hits it but Rosa distracts the referee. Primo with a lungblower and Epico gets the three count.
Winners: Primo and Epico
We go to commercial.
We are back with a Raw Rebound looking back at CM Punk and Jerry Lawler.
Match Number Three: Alex Riley versus Jinder Mahal
Riley with a side head lock and then he has something to say to Jinder. Mahal works on the arm and wrist but Riley with a reversal into a side head lock. Riley holds on to the side head lock when Mahal tries for an Irish whip. Mahal with shoulder tackles but Riley with a hip toss into a neck breaker. Riley with a side head lock. Mahal backs Riley into the ropes and Riley with a clean break but Mahal with a kick to the midsection.
Mahal with forearms to the back but Riley with a sliding punch to the midsection followed by a sliding kick to the head. Mahal with an Irish whip but Riley floats over. Mahal takes Riley down in the corner and then he kicks Riley and hits a baseball slide that sends Riley to the floor.
Mahal goes to the floor and he Irish whips Riley into the ringside barrier. Mahal gets a near fall. Mahal with kicks to Riley and then he applies a reverse chin lock. Riley gets to his feet and he punches Mahal but Mahal with a belly-to-back suplex for a near fall. Mahal returns to the chin lock. Mahal with a quarter nelson and chin lock. Mahal with a knee to stop Riley’s offense. Riley counters a belly-to-back suplex with a lateral press and gets a near fall. Riley with a drop kick and both men are down.
Riley with an elbow and clotheslines. Riley runs into a boot but Riley with a spinebuster and he hits an Impaler DDT but only gets a two count. Riley goes up top but Mahal hits the ropes and Riley lands on his ribs and lands hard on the mat. Mahal with a running knee to the head and he applies the camel clutch and Riley taps out.
Winner: Jinder Mahal