WWE Superstars Report- Airing July 9th, 2009
Report by Richard Trionfo, PWInsider
We start off with a match from Smackdown.
R Truth wants to know what’s up with the people in the crowd.
Ricky Ortiz gets on the mic and he says that everyone has to rally up their personal lives and he says that his hand will be what’s up at the end of the match.
Match Number One: R Truth versus Ricky Ortiz
They lock up and Ortiz with a side head lock. Ortiz with punches to the head. Truth with a kick and a side head lock of his own with punches to the head. Truth with a rollup for a near fall. Truth with a drop kick and he gets another near fall. Ortiz backs Truth into the corner and he punches Truth. Truth floats over and he does a split to avoid a punch and Truth with a kick and hip toss for a near fall. Ortiz backs into the corner and Truth with punches but Ortiz slams Truth to the mat. Ortiz throws Truth to the floor. We go to commercial.
We are back and Ortiz with a knee to the back followed by an elbow drop. Ortiz with a single leg crab that is rarely seen in wrestling. Truth gets to the ropes and Ortiz releases the hold but he maintains his focus on the back with a backbreaker. Ortiz returns to the single leg crab. Truth gets to the ropes one more time and Ortiz releases the hold again. Ortiz with a forearm to the back. Ortiz with another knee drop to the back. Ortiz with a rear chin lock with his knee in Truth’s back. Truth tries to get out of the hold but Ortiz sends Truth face first into the mat. Ortiz with a hard Irish whip. Ortiz with a double sledge from the turnbuckles. Truth with punches but Ortiz holds on to the ropes when Truth tries for a drop kick. Ortiz with a kick to Truth for a near fall. Ortiz returns to the rear chin lock. Ortiz catches Truth and hits a side slam. Ortiz misses the Big O and then Truth gets a rollup for a near fall when Ortiz misses a splash into the corner. Truth with clotheslines but Ortiz with a cross body when Truth tries for a belly-to-back suplex. Truth with a power slam for a near fall. Truth misses the scissors kick. Ortiz tries for a power slam but Truth escapes. Truth with the corkscrew flying forearm for the three count.
Winner: R Truth
Vince McMahon is in his office talking about the WWE Title match and his could have been son, Hornswoggle enters the office. Chavo Guerrero chases him and Chavo says that Hornswoggle bit him. Vince says that they are going to settle it in the ring. Chavo says that he is much bigger than Hornswoggle so Vince makes Chavo wrestle on his knees. Vince wants them to shake hands and Hornswoggle bites his hand again. We go to commercial.
We are back and did you know that a lot of people check out WWE.com.
Match Number Two: Zack Ryder versus Tyler Reks
They lock up and Reks with a clean break but Ryder has something to say and then he backs into the comfort of the ropes. Reks works on the arm and he puts Ryder in an arm bar. Reks works on the arm with a leg drop and then the referee has to pull Reks off Ryder. Reks returns to the arm with an arm bar but Ryder with an arm drag but Reks holds on and maintains the arm bar. Ryder with a leg trip but Reks with an arm drag into an arm bar. Reks with knees to the arm for a near fall. Reks with a key lock and a heel trip for a near fall. Ryder with a knee and forearm followed by a side head lock. Reks with a top wrist lock but Ryder escapes the hold. Reks clotheslines Ryder over the top rope to the floor and Ryder loses his head band. Reks with a forearm on the apron and then he hip tosses Ryder back into the ring and gets a two count. Reks returns to the arm but Ryder with a forearm. Ryder with a kick to the midsection when Reks tries to float over. Ryder kicks Reks to the floor and then Ryder runs Reks into the apron. We go to commercial.
We are back and Ryder with a Dragon Sleeper but Reks fights out of the hold. Ryder runs Reks into the corner and then he kicks Reks in the ribs. Ryder with a chin lock and then he slams Reks into the turnbuckles and hits a series of shoulders. Reks gets a knee up and gets a near fall with a rollup. Ryder chokes Reks in the ropes. Ryder with a kick to Reks for a near fall. Ryder taunts Reks and Reks with a punch but Ryder with a knee and kick. Reks fights back but Ryder with a knee and a snap mare. Ryder with a seated abdominal stretch. Ryder with an Irish whip but Reks moves on a charge by Ryder. Ryder tries for a missile drop kick but Reks moves out of the way and both men are down. Reks with a punch but Ryder sends Reks into the turnbuckles. Reks with a flapjack for a near fall. Reks with the sliding punch to the midsection followed by a face plant into the mat for a near fall. Reks blocks the Zack Attack but he can only get a two count with a jackknife cover. Reks with a kick to Ryder but Ryder with a hot shot followed by the Zack Attack for the three count.
Winner: Zack Ryder
We go to commercial.
We are back with a look at John Cena’s effect on Alfonso Soriano.
In case you missed it last hour on ECW on Syfy (really?), it is time for the Raw Rebound.
Match Number Three: Chavo Guerrero versus Hornswoggle in a Taller Guy has to Wrestle on his knees because Vince said so Match
Chavo laughs at Hornswoggle before the bell. Hornswoggle has a slight height advantage and he makes fun of Chavo for it. Chavo gets to his feet and the referee forces him back down. Hornswoggle wants a test of strength but Chavo pushes him down. Hornswoggle with a kick to the head followed by punches. Hornswoggle puts Chavo in a side head lock and hits a shoulder tackle. Hornswoggle with a leap frog and then he kicks Chavo out of the ring. The referee forces Chavo to his knees as he tries to get back into the ring. Chavo with a clothesline to Hornswoggle followed by forearms to the back. Chavo with a slam and then he works on the second turnbuckle. While the referee fixes the turnbuckle, Chavo grows and kicks Hornswoggle. Chavo has Hornswoggle in a cloverleaf and gets a near fall. Hornswoggle gets a lateral press after Chavo cannot hold him up on a slam. Chavo runs the ropes on his knees but he falls on Hornswoggle’s feet. Hornswoggle mocks the memory of Eddie Guerrero with a shimmy and Chavo tells Hornswoggle that is his move. Chavo with the Three Amigos on the knees, but Hornswoggle blocks the third and hits a suplex of his own. Hornswoggle with a seated splash and then he goes up top for the frog splash. Chavo stops Hornswoggle and the referee admonishes him. Chavo tries for a superplex but Hornswoggle bites Chavo’s hand and he hits the frog splash for the three count.
We go to credits.