WWE Superstars Report – January 21st, 2010
Report by Richard Trionfo, PWInsider
We begin tonight’s show with a Raw match and your announcers are Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler. Since it is a Divas match, you know one of the announcers will be excited.
Before the match starts, Jillian gets on the mic and she says that she is a bit nervous tonight but she turned on the radio and heard a Miley Cyrus song and Jillian starts to sing (or a reasonable facsimile thereof).
They lock up and Jillian works on the arm and wrist. Kelly goes to the turnbuckles and she hits a springboard move into an arm drag. Kelly with a rana for a near fall. Kelly with forearms and then Jillian flips Kelly and hits a clothesline for a near fall. Jillian pulls Kelly by the hair and then tosses her across the ring. Jillian stretches Kelly as Kelly tries to fight out of the hold. Jillian gets a near fall and then slams Kelly’s head into the mat before going back to working on Kelly’s back. Kelly escapes the hold and kicks Jillian. Kelly with a few clotheslines followed by a vintage tilt-a-whirl head scissors. Kelly tries for a victory roll but Jillian drops down and gets a near fall. Jillian with a kick followed by a forearm. Jillian with an Irish whip and then she tries for the handspring back elbow but Kelly with boots to block it. Kelly with the leg drop off Jillian’s back for the three count.
Winner: Kelly Kelly
We go to commercial.
It is time for some ECW action and your announcers are Josh Mathews and Byron Saxton.
We see footage of the issues between Vance Archer and Shelton Benjamin leading to tonight’s match.
Match Number Two: Shelton Benjamin versus Vance Archer
They lock up and the referee has to separate them against the ropes and they break. They lock up again and they go into the corner and the referee separates them again. Archer with a punch but Benjamin punches back. They exchange punches with Benjamin getting the advantage and then he connects with an elbow and more punches. Archer with a forearm to Benjamin’s head. Benjamin with a knee to Archer but Archer with a kick. Benjamin with a double leg take down and he punches Archer. Archer backs into the corner and then he pulls Benjamin into the turnbuckles. Archer with a clothesline and then he tries for the inverted DDT but Archer takes too long and Benjamin gets a near fall with an inside cradle. Archer tries to throw Benjamin out of the ring and Benjamin skins the cat and takes Archer to the floor with a head scissors.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Benjamin is sent into the turnbuckles and he floats over but Archer with a big boot for a near fall. Archer with a reverse chin lock. Archer punches Benjamin while the referee warns him. Archer chokes Benjamin in the ropes and then he connects with a splash to the back. Archer gets a near fall and then he returns to the neck. Archer with a reverse chin lock and body scissors as he tries to wear down Benjamin. Benjamin gets back to his feet and he connects with some elbows but Archer with a forearm to the back and then he tries to slam Benjamin but Benjamin gets to his feet and he hits a dragon screw leg whip. Benjamin punches Archer but Archer with a forearm. Benjamin with a flying forearm off the turnbuckles and then he hits a running double sledge. Benjamin with a dragon whip for a near fall. Archer kicks Benjamin away but Benjamin with a German suplex and bridge for a near fall. Benjamin with a punch but he misses a drop kick when Archer holds on to the ropes. Archer with a hard Irish whip and then he puts Benjamin on the top turnbuckles and then the Tree of Woe before he chokes Benjamin with his boot. Benjamin with a kick while Archer charges into the corner and Benjamin gets the three count with an Oklahoma Roll.
Winner: Shelton Benjamin
It is time to Ask the Divas.
We go to commercial.
We are back and did you know that this week’s Did you know has relevance because it mentioned that Kane and Shawn Michaels have been in the most Royal Rumbles.
We have a Miz video package.
Since the main event comes from Smackdown, Todd Grisham and Matt Striker have the honor of doing the rest of the broadcast. They run through the card for the Royal Rumble.
Jericho takes his time getting into the ring as the match starts. He finally gets into the ring but he goes to the floor as soon as Kane gets close to him. They lock up and Kane pushes Jericho away and Jericho goes back to the floor. Jericho with a slap to Kane and Kane punches Jericho and kicks him. Kane picks Jericho up and hits an elbow to the head followed by more punches. Jericho with a kick and punch followed by a forearm. Jericho continues the attack on Kane until he comes off the ropes and Kane with an uppercut. Kane with a snap mare and drop kick to Jericho for a near fall. Kane works on the arm and then he punches Jericho in the corner. Kane with an arm bar as he takes Jericho to the mat. Jericho rolls through but he cannot escape Kane. Kane turns it into a key lock but Jericho gets to the ropes. Jericho with a kick to Kane’s midsection followed by a forearm and drop kick that sends Kane to the mat. Jericho with crossfaces to Kane and then he kicks him in the ribs. Kane with a punch to Jericho followed by a kick and another punch. Kane with an elbow but he charges at Jericho and Jericho ducks down and Kane goes over the top rope to the floor. Jericho with the springboard drop kick that knocks Kane off the apron and we go to commercial.
We are back and Jericho kicks Kane in the head. Jericho with a knee and then he punches Kane on the turnbuckles. Since Kane is not his brother, he only pushes Jericho off. Jericho with another knee to the midsection. Jericho tries to send Kane into the turnbuckles but Kane blocks it and sends Jericho into the turnbuckles. Kane with an Irish whip but Jericho gets the boots up. Kane catches Jericho off the turnbuckles and then Kane charges at Jericho in the corner but Jericho moves and Kane goes into the ring post. Jericho chokes Kane in the ropes. Jericho with an arm bar and chin lock and then he turns it into a modified choke but Kane with a hip toss. Jericho with an enzuigiri for a near fall. Jericho argues with the referee about the speed of the count. Jericho with a sleeper on Kane and Kane tries to get to his feet but Jericho takes him back down to the mat. Kane backs Jericho into the turnbuckles to get out of the hold. Kane runs into an elbow from Jericho and hits the bulldog but Jericho takes more of the impact than usual. Kane with punches and uppercuts followed by an Irish whip and running clothesline into the corner and the side slam for a near fall. Kane gets up and he goes to the turnbuckles for the flying clothesline but Jericho hits a drop kick as Kane comes off and Jericho gets a two count. Jericho with a bulldog and then he tries for the Lionsault but Kane moves and Jericho lands on his feet. Jericho runs into a big boot from Kane but Jericho kicks out at two. Jericho clips Kane and then he tries to put him in the Walls of Jericho but Kane powers out of the hold. Kane misses a charge into the corner but Jericho is pushed off when he tries for the Codebreaker. Kane sets for the choke slam and Jericho escapes the hold and leaves the ring and the referee counts him out.
Winner: Kane by count out