WWE Superstars Report – September 13th, 2012
We start off this week with the Raw brand and your announcers are Scott Stanford and Josh Mathews
Match Number One: Justin Gabriel versus Tensai (with Sakamoto)
Gabriel with a kick to the leg but Tensai pushes Gabriel to the mat. Gabriel kicks Tensai into the corner but Tensai sends Gabriel into the corner. Gabriel with a kick and he goes up top but Tensai avoids him. Gabriel tries for a cross body and Tensai catches Gabriel and tries for a power slam but Gabriel with a rake of the eyes to escape.
Tensai sends Gabriel over the top rope but Gabriel lands on the apron. Tensai with a shoulder tackle and splash into the corner followed by elbow drops to Gabriel. Tensai with a head butt to Gabriel and he sends Justin into the turnbuckles. Tensai with elbows and head butts in the corner.
Tensai with a butterfly suplex and he gets a near fall. Tensai with a nerve hold on Gabriel’s neck. Gabriel with a jaw breaker and Tensai misses an elbow drop and splash into the corner. Gabriel with a rollup for a near fall and a kick to the head. Gabriel gets another near fall. Tensai runs Gabriel into the corner. Tensai counters a tornado DDT but Gabriel is able to drop Tensai on the ropes. Gabriel with a kick and then he hits a quebrada for a near fall.
Gabriel with punches and kicks to Tensai but Tensai grabs Gabriel and hits the Baldo Bomb. Tensai with the back senton for the three count.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Jinder Mahal versus Santino Marella
Santino with punches to Mahal after Jinder misses a punch. Mahal pushes Santino and Santino tries to push Mahal but Jinder moves. Santino teases with the cobra but it is not dressed. Mahal retreats to the ropes. Santino does it again and Mahal backs into the ropes one more time. Santino apologizes before locking up.
Santino with an arm drag and Mahal shows some frustration. Mahal wants a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock and we have a test of strength with Jinder getting the early advantage. Santino gets a second wind thanks to the fans but Mahal with a knee and forearm.
Santino speed walks and Mahal stops him. Santino with a double leg take down and cover for a near fall. Santino misses a drop kick and Mahal with a back elbow for a near fall. Mahal kicks Santino and drops a knee as he gains control of the match. Mahal with a rear chin lock. Santinow ith an elbow but Mahal with an elbow. Santino misses a kick and Mahal with a clothesline for a near fall.
Mahal chokes Santino in the ropes and then he does it with the knee. Mahal mocks the cobra but Santino with punches. Mahal with a swinging neck breaker and he gets a near fall. Mahal with a reverse chin lock on Santino but Santino with elbows. Mahal with an Irish whip but Santino tries to float over but Jinder does not bite. Mahal with a side Russian leg sweep followed by a reverse chin lock.
Santino with a Saito suplex and both men are down. Santino gets up first and he connects with jabs and a forearm. Santino ducks a clothesline with a split and hits a hip toss. Santino goes to the turnbuckles for a diving head butt. Santino reaches for the cobra and he connects for the three count.
Winner: Santino Marella
We go to commercial.
We are back and it is time for the Smackdown portion of the show. Your announcers are Josh Mathews and Matt Striker.
Match Number Three: Alicia Fox versus Natalya
They lock up and Alicia with a clean break but she pushes Natalya and then works on the wrist. Natalya with a reversal and she applies a key lock. Alicia with a head scissors but Natalya kips out. Natalya with an arm drag but she misses a charge into the corner. Alicia with a sunset flip out of the corner but Natalya rolls through.
Natalya tries for a sharpshooter but Alicia gets to the ropes. Alicia retreats into the ropes. Natalya with a monkey flip but Alicia lands on her feet. Natalya slams Alicia’s face into the mat. Natalya with a kick to the head and monkey flip. Alicia wants a time out but there are no time outs in Canada. Alicia offers her hand but Natalya pulls it to the mat and she stomps on it.
Alicia and Natalya exchange slaps. Natalya with a rollup for a near fall. Alicia goes to the floor and then she takes Natalya’s cape. Alicia throws it at Natalya when she returns to the ring. Natalya with a slap but Alicia with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall.
Alicia sends Natalya into the turnbuckles and then she slaps Natalya a few times. Alicia with a reverse chin lock and then goes for the midsection with a body scissors. Natalya picks up Alicia but she collapses under Alicia’s weight and Alicia with a near fall.
Alicia tries for a boot into the corner but Natalya blocks it and applies the Sharpshooter. Alicia taps out.
We go to commercial.
We are back with the Raw Rebound, featuring a look at the main event angle between John Cena and CM Punk, featuring Bret Hart.
Match Number Four: Zack Ryder versus Cody Rhodes
The fans are behind Ryder and Rhodes has an issue with that. Rhodes with a waist lock but Ryder with an elbow to the face. Rhodes makes sure that his nose is not bleeding and they lock up again. Rhodes with a hammer lock and Ryder with a reversal. Rhodes takes Ryder to the mat and slaps him. Ryder with a shot to the nose again and Cody goes to the floor.
Rhodes eventually gets back into the ring and he kicks Ryder. Ryder sends Rhodes over the top rope but Cody skins the cat and Ryder with a flapjack for a near fall. Ryder blocks a hip toss and Ryder sends Rhodes to the mat. Ryder floats over and connects with a series of arm drags into an arm bar.
Ryder with a kick as he continues to work on the arm and wrist. Rhodes with a side Russian leg sweep and he kicks Ryder in the ribs. Rhodes with kicks and then he yells at the referee. That distraction allows Ryder to send Rhodes into the turnbuckles. Ryder sets for the Broski Boot but Rhodes goes to the floor.
Rhodes pulls Ryder down and tries to pull him into the ring post but Ryder pulls Rhodes into the post with his legs. Ryder with a dive onto Cody and then he gets a near fall when they return to the ring. We go to commercial.
We are back and Ryder misses a cross body and he hits the ropes before going to the floor. Rhodes wants the referee to continue his count but Ryder gets back into the ring at nine. Rhodes is on top of Ryder and he kicks him. Rhodes with a gourdbuster and he gets a near fall. Rhodes with a knee to the midsection. Ryder counters another knee with a rollup for a near fall.
Rhodes with a boot to the head. Rhodes with a punch to Ryder for a near fall. Rhodes with a chin lock while the arm is trapped by the leg. Ryder gets his arm free and Ryder with punches. Rhodes with an Irish whip and Ryder hits the turnbuckles with his sternum. Rhodes gets a near fall.
Rhodes with a chin lock and body scissors on Ryder. Ryder gets back to his feet and Rhodes with an Irish whip. They both bump heads and both men are down. Rhodes runs into an elbow and Ryder with a running forearm followed by a clothesline. Ryder sends Rhodes into the mat and then he hits a running forearm into the corner.
Ryder hits the Broski Boot on Rhodes but he can only get a near fall. Rhodes with a kick and a drop down uppercut. Ryder falls into the ropes and Rhodes with a kick to the midsection and he tries for an Alabama Slam but Ryder counters with a sunset flip for a near fall. Ryder with a neck breaker and he gets a near fall. Ryder sets for the Rough Ryder but Cody counters with a power bomb for a near fall.
Rhodes runs into boots and then Ryder with a clothesline for a near fall. Rhodes gets into the ropes and he elbows Ryder. Rhodes misses Beautiful Disaster. Ryder misses an enzuigiri and Rhodes hits CrossRhodes for the three count.
Winner: Cody Rhodes
We go to credits.