We start off this week’s show with the Smackdown brand and your announcers are Todd Grisham and Matt Striker.
Match Number One: Primo with AJ versus JTG
They lock up and Primo with an elbow and he works the wrist followed by a drop toe hold into a front face lock. JTG with a hammer lock and kick and he maintains the hammer lock. Primo with an elbow and wrist lock but JTG reverses using the ropes and he hits an arm drag. They shake hands as a sign of respect. They lock up again and JTG with a side head lock. JTG with a drop kick followed by a hip toss and knee. JTG with a flip shoulder tackle and he gets a near fall. JTG backs Primo into the corner and he goes to the turnbuckles and punches him. Primo sends JTG to the floor but Primo misses a baseball slide. JTG tries to hit a clothesline but Primo moves and he stops short of AJ. Primo hits JTG from behind and then sends him into the ring steps as we go to commercial.
We are back and Primo with a reverse chin lock but JTG escapes after punches. JTG with a sunset flip but Primo rolls through and kicks JTG. Primo with a near fall. Primo with a drop kick for a near fall. Primo with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Primo with a body scissors as he works on JTG’s ribs. Primo adds an arm bar and gets a near fall. Primo with an arm bar but JTG with an arm drag. Primo charges into a boot and then he connects with a back elbow. Primo sweeps the leg but misses the diving head butt. JTG with punches followed by a back elbow and clothesline. JTG with a back body drop for a near fall. JTG goes to the apron and hits a shoulder and the flip shoulder tackle. JTG goes into the corner and he hits the Mug Shot. JTG sets up for the wraparound clothesline but Primo hits the Backstabber for the three count.
It is time to take a look back at the highlights from the greatest 40 minutes of the week and the worst 20, otherwise known as NXT.
We are back and Did You Know that WWE provides their shows to the military.
It is time for the Raw section of the show, a bit early as your announcers are Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler.
In a special treat from Monday night, we will see the match between John Cena and Nexus in the You Can’t Cee Me Gauntlet.
Wade Barrett gets on the announce table and he tells John Cena that there is a change in plans. Since Cena wants to take apart Nexus one by one, Cena will want to face them in a gauntlet match. Barrett says that if Cena can get through the other four, he faces Wade Barrett. Barrett gives Cena an alternative that they can all face him at once and kick his teeth in.
John Cena versus Nexus in a You Asked for it you got it Gauntlet
First Victim: Heath Slater
Cena with a side head lock to Slater followed by a knee and gutwrench suplex for a near fall. Cena charges into a boot and Slater with a punch. Slater with a running forearm into the corner followed by a drop kick. Slater gets a near fall. Slater with a reverse atomic drop and neck breaker for a near fall. Slater punches the mat in frustration before he punches Cena in the head. Cena with punches but Slater with a flapjack for a near fall. Slater goes up top but he takes too long and Cena rolls through on a cross body and he gets Slater on his shoulders and hits the Attitude Adjustment for the three count.
We go to commercial before David Otunga gets in the ring.
Victim Number Two: David Otunga
The match is joined in progress and Otunga with shoulders followed by an uppercut. Otunga with a suplex while Barrett continues to pay tribute to Dead Poet’s Society on the announce table. Otunga with another suplex and he gets a near fall. Otunga takes too long for another suplex and Cena with an inside cradle for the three count.
Victim Number Three: Michael Tarver
Tarver punches Cena in the corner and he adds some kicks. Cena with a kick to the head and he puts Tarver in the STF and Tarver taps.
Victim Number Four: Justin Gabriel
Justin Gabriel with a spin kick for a near fall. Gabriel with a kick to the leg and midsection. Gabriel with a jumping back kick and he gets a near fall. Gabriel goes to the apron for a slingshot senton but he can only get a two count. Gabriel waits to connect with a forearm. Gabriel with a forearm but Cena with punches and a standing drop kick that connects for a near fall. Cena goes up top but Gabriel punches Cena. Gabriel with a forearm and then he hits a superplex and both men are down. Gabriel gets a near fall. Gabriel goes for a top rope quebrada and hits it but he can only get a two count. Gabriel stands over Cena and then he tries for a suplex but Cena blocks it and hits a suplex of his own. Cena gets a near fall on Gabriel.
Cena punches Gabriel but Gabriel responds with punches of his own. Gabriel with an STO but he can only get a near fall. Gabriel with a cross body into the corner and then he goes to the apron for a springboard move but Cena moves. Cena with the two flying shoulder tackles followed by the Blue Thunder Bomb and then it is time for the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena sets for Attitude Adjustment but the members of Nexus interfere.
They all go after Cena but Cena takes the chair from Barrett and Nexus leaves the ring because one man and a chair is not as effective as five men.
John Cena gets on the mic and he tells Barrett that he owes him. They end it now.
Barrett tells Cena that is quite the offer, but to be perfectly honest, he doesn’t gain anything for laying him out one more time. Barrett says that he wants something to sweeten the deal.
Cena accepts the deal sweetener.
Barrett says that Cena will put everything on the line for the WWE. Barrett says that he tried to recruit him in the past and has had it thrown in his face. Barrett says that he is taking the choice out of his hands. Barrett says that he will fight Cena at Hell in a Cell on one condition. Cena wants Barrett to cut to the chase. Barrett says that if he beats Cena, John becomes a part of Nexus. No ifs, no buts, no maybes, no excuses, and no escape clauses.
Cena says that he isn’t going to back down from a fight and the match is on. Cena interrupts Barrett and he says that if we are going to make this big, they need to make it big. If Cena is going to put his lifeblood on the line, Barrett can’t just show up. Cena says that if he wins, Nexus is done. Cena says that he doesn’t mean Nexus is weakened or the foundation is shaken. He says that Tarver goes to Macy’s selling women’s fragrances. Gabriel goes back to the Twinkie factory as a cream filler. Otunga goes back to mooching off his wife, but that is what he is doing now. Slater goes back to working at Wendy’s as ‘The Chick from Wendy’s’. Wade Barrett goes down in history as the winner of NXT Season One. The man with the golden opportunity but flushed it down the toilet. Cena wants to know if the stakes are too big for him.
Barrett says that he is on.
Match Number Two: Goldust with Aksana versus William Regal
Regal with an arm drag into a wrist lock. Goldust reverses and he hits a snap mare and leg drop to the arm. Regal and Goldust with a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock but Regal with a kick and side head lock. Goldust with a top wrist lock but Regal returns to the side head lock. Goldust with a shoulder tackle and near fall. They lock up and Goldust backs Regal into the corner and Regal tries to control the leg but Goldust escapes. Regal with a cravate and take down and gets a near fall. Goldust with a punch but Regal with a knee and side head lock. Goldust with a leaping butt bump and Regal goes to the floor. Regal walks over to Aksana and Aksana confused as she back up. Goldust attacks Regal from behind but Regal drops Goldust on the ring steps and Regal with a running boot to the groin as we go to commercial.
We are back and Regal works on Goldust’s leg as he continues the momentum he gained before the commercial break. Goldust tries to fight off Regal but Regal with a single leg take down and then he drops a knee to the leg. Goldust punches Regal but Regal with a drop toe hold and he returns to the leg. Goldust gets to his feet and he hits a monkey flip as he finally gets out of Regal’s grasp. Regal dives into the front of the knee as he continues to work on the leg and he stands on Goldust’s leg while holding the ropes. Regal with kicks and knees to the leg in the corner. Goldust with a kick but he runs into a forearm. Goldust with uppercuts to Regal and then Goldust with the Final Cut and he gets the three count.
We go to credits.
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