WWE Superstars Report – August 20th, 2009
Report by PWInsider, Richard Trionfo
We start off tonight’s show with a match from the Raw brand and it is a Divas Match.
Match Number One: Kelly Kelly versus Beth Phoenix
Kelly avoids a collar and elbow attempt by Beth. Beth with a wrist lock but Kelly with forearms and then she gets flipped over. Kelly with kicks to Beth’s leg. Kelly with a float over on an Irish whip attempt. Kelly uses the ropes to escape a back slide and then Kelly with a rana for a near fall. Kelly moves when Beth charges and Beth goes to the floor. Kelly tries for a cross body from the apron but Beth catches her. Beth tries for a running power slam into the apron but Kelly sends Beth into the apron. Kelly tries to get back into the ring but Beth with a neck breaker and then she slingshots Kelly into the ropes and gets a two count. Beth works on the shoulder and puts Kelly in a reverse chin lock. Beth sends Kelly into the turnbuckles but Kelly with a sunset flip for a near fall. Beth with punches to Kelly and the referee admonishes her. Beth misses a boot against the ropes and Kelly with forearms. Beth with a Dragon Sleeper but Kelly fights out of the hold. Beth misses a charge and she goes into the ropes. Kelly with a tilt-a-whirl head scissors and forearms. Beth with an Irish whip but she charges into an elbow. Kelly kicks Beth away and then Kelly goes up top for a cross body and gets a near fall. Kelly with a drop kick that sends Beth into the corner. Kelly tries for the handspring back elbow into the corner but Beth moves. Kelly with a victory roll for a near fall. Beth with a clothesline and it is time for the Glam Slam and the three count.
Winner: Beth Phoenix
We are back and did you know that you cannot escape the WWE Universe?
It is now time for some big words to be thrown together for the ECW match.
Match Number Two: Shelton Benjamin versus Tyler Reks
Benjamin with forearms and punches to Reks. Reks with punches of his own and an arm drag. Reks misses a charge into the corner and Benjamin with a German suplex. Benjamin with a hard Irish whip to Reks followed by a snap mare and near fall. Benjamin with a rear chin lock. Benjamin with a Samoan drop for a near fall. Benjamin gets a punch blocked and Reks responds with punches of his own. Reks with a rollup for a near fall. Reks tries for a slam but Benjamin sends him off the ropes. Reks with a flying clothesline for a near fall. Reks gets kicked in the chest but he hits a standing power slam for a near fall. Reks goes up top and hits a cross body but Benjamin rolls through and gets a near fall. Benjamin hits the dragon whip and hits Paydirt for the three count.
Winner: Shelton Benjamin
We are back and it is time to talk about the TLC match between CM Punk and Jeff Hardy. We have a video package.
Todd and JR remind us about the six man tag main event on Smackdown.
R Truth is walking in the back because he will be in the match after the commercial.
Match Number Three: Charlie Haas versus R Truth
They lock up and Haas with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Haas with an Irish whip but Truth floats over and splits to avoid a clothesline. Truth with a kick for a near fall. Truth tries for a wheelbarrow move but Haas drops Truth on his head and gets a near fall. Haas with an arm bar and head lock. Truth with a sunset flip for a near fall. Haas with a big boot and then he goes to a rear face lock and turns it into a reverse chin lock. Truth sends Haas into the turnbuckles to escape the hold. Truth with a few punches and a clothesline or two. Truth with a near fall. Haas slams Truth’s head into the mat again. Haas misses an elbow drop but Truth hits the twisty flying forearm for the three count.
Winner: R Truth
We are back with a John Morrison video package.
In case you missed Raw, we have the Raw Rebound.
Match Number Four: Mark Henry versus Chris Masters
They lock up and Henry sends Masters into the ropes and Henry poses. Masters wants a test of strength but it was a ruse and Masters with a kick and punches. Masters tries for a slam but he cannot get Henry up. Henry has no problem slamming Masters. Henry with a clean break in the corner. Masters with a waist lock and then he punches Henry. Henry blocks a suplex and hits one of his own. Henry with a head butt followed by a biel. Masters tries for the Master Lock but Henry is able to stop Masters. Henry with a clothesline. Masters avoids a splash from Henry and then he kicks Henry followed by a leg drop for a near fall. Masters with a reverse chin lock on Henry. Masters with a forearm to the back and he tries for the Master Lock but Henry runs Masters into the turnbuckles. Henry with a punch followed by a clothesline and body block Masters with elbows and then he tries for the Master Lock but Henry powers out of the set up. Masters tries for a clothesline but Henry picks up Masters and it is World’s Strongest Slam time but Masters grabs the ropes to break the count and then he leaves the ring and gets counted out.
Winner: Mark Henry by count out
We go to credits.
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