We are live on tape from Manchester, United Kingdom and your announcers are Michael ‘The New King of WWE’ Cole and Josh ‘The Prince of NXT’ Mathews.
John Cena is in the ring and he is behind a Nexus podium in his alternate Nexus gear. He has a proclamation to read and the Town Crier begins. It is his distinct honor to introduce everyone the man who promised the winds of change and has delivered. He is the leader of the most dominant and revolution force to set foot in a WWE ring, Nexus. In two weeks, he will be your WWE Champion. Welcome your hero who is making his triumphant return to Manchester, England . . . Wade Barrett.
Wade comes to the ring and the rest of Nexus follows behind at a distance.
Wade thanks John for the outstanding introduction. He says that he couldn’t have said it better himself, but he did write it for John. Wade says that the prodigal son has returned. What better way to celebrate his upcoming championship reign than to have a preview of the championship celebration tonight. He says that there is going to be a big party and everyone is invited. Before Nexus hoist him victoriously on his shoulders and get ahead of ourselves, Wade says that there is some business to get finished.
Wade says that there are a couple of issues that happened last week that need to be dealt with. We go to the footage from Smackdown when David Otunga brought much shame to Nexus by getting pinned in the ten man tag match. Wade tells David to step forward. He tells David that the next time he undermines his authority as leader of Nexus and take them to Smackdown without his permission, make sure that you are successful. Wade tells David to get back in line and he will deal with him later. Wade says that he wants to deal with John Cena. Last week, John had the opportunity to showcase on Raw what he is going to do at Survivor Series in the match between Wade Barrett and Randy Orton. We go to footage of Cena not allowing a tag from last week’s tag match leading to the loss by Nexus.
Wade wants John to explain himself. John says it started as a joke when he rapped on a Thanksgiving episode of Smackdown and then he started wearing his hat backwards and saying that he was invisible. Wade wants John to explain what happened last week. John says that they lost. Wade says that he isn’t going to let anyone ruin his homecoming. In two weeks, John Cena is either free of the Nexus or he is fired. Either he raises Wade’s hand and gives him the WWE Title, or he flushes Cena’s career down the toilet.
Cena says that he is glad that Barrett is home. Cena reminds Wade that freed or fired, he will give Wade and anyone else who wants to get involved the beating of a lifetime.
Wade tells Cena that he holds Cena’s destiny in his hands so he will do exactly what he tells Cena at Survivor Series. Wade says that he wants to rehearse what he will say after Survivor Series. He wants Cena to tell the world that Wade is the WWE Champion. Cena points out that Wade hasn’t won anything.
Before Cena can play pretend, Randy Orton slithers out onto the stage.
Randy says that the last time he checked, he was still WWE Champion. He tells Wade that he has John Cena under his thumb, but Cena isn’t fighting him for the title. Randy says that he can beat Wade regardless of who the referee is. Randy says that he doesn’t care about what happens to Cena in two weeks, all he cares is that Wade Barrett never gets the title.
Wade tells Orton that he had an army of men behind him at his beck and call, but Orton doesn’t have anyone.
The General Buzzkill has made the trip over the pond and Michael Cole climbs Mount Why Am I Here. He quotes, Wade Barrett’s championship celebration preview has officially been cancelled. To ensure that there is a decisive victor, the match must be won by pinfall or submission only. The remaining members of Nexus will be banned from ringside. That is at Survivor Series, but tonight since Wade Barrett has an army behind him, Randy Orton will have one tonight as well. Team Barrett will face Team Orton in a ten man tag match. The General Buzzkill will be choosing the team later tonight and the referee will be John Cena.
Cena knocks over the Whole N’ing Podium and then he pushes David Otunga down . . . ONCE.
We go to commercial.
Match Number One: The Bellas and Eve Torres versus Tamina, Alicia Fox, and Maryse in a Divas Cup Match
Tamina and Eve start things off and Tamina backs Eve into the corner and breaks. Tamina with a kick and the referee warns her. Eve with kicks to Tamina followed by a forearm. Tamina with a Samoan drop for a near fall. Maryse tags in and she kicks Eve and then gets a near fall. Maryse slams Eve’s head into the mat and then she pushes Eve around and then Maryse flips her hair for no reason. Maryse with a reverse chin lock. Eve with an elbow and enzuigiri.
Alicia and Brie tag in and Brie with drop kicks and clotheslines and then she counters a tilt-a-whirl back breaker with a lateral press. Tamina breaks up the cover and there is pandemonium in the ring and then Maryse with a DDT to Brie but then Nikki rolls Brie out of the way and Nikki with a rollup for the three count.
Winners: Eve Torres and The Bellas
Nexus is in the locker room and David says that Cena tried to punk them and nobody punks them. Wade enters and David shuts up. David says that he is telling everyone to step it up tonight. Wade says that David will be stepping it up not as a member of Team Nexus but he will be facing John Cena. Wade reminds David that he said that he was the most talented member of Nexus and we will find out tonight. Wade tells David to give everything in the ring but he reminds David that he will be saying the same thing to Cena.
Barrett leaves and the rest of Nexus leave Otunga like rats from a sinking ship.
We go to commercial.
We are back wit the WWE Rewind: Natalya defeating Michelle McCool last week to allow Natalya to get another title match at Survivor Series.
Match Number Two: David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd with Natalya versus The Usos in a Remember when these two teams feuded match
Jimmy and Smith start things off and Smith with knees and a European uppercut. Smith with a slam and then he knocks Jey off the apron. Smith with a shoulder tackle to Jimmy that knocks him to the floor. Kidd tags in and he goes for a somersault dive and he hits a rana on Jey on the floor. Kidd misses a springboard elbow drop and Jimmy sends Kidd into the corner and he punches and kicks Kidd. Jey tags in and he slams Kidd. Jimmy tags back in and he hits an elbow off the turnbuckles but he can only get a near fall. Jimmy with a reverse chin lock and back elbow.
Jey misses a diving head butt and Smith tries to leave but Natalya forces him back on the apron. Jimmy and Smith tag in and Smith with a belly-to-belly suplex for a near fall. Smith hits the running power slam for a near fall as Jimmy makes the save. Kidd misses a baseball slide to the floor and Jimmy hits a superkick. Smith knocks Jimmy off the apron and Jey goes up top and hits the superfly splash for the three count.
Winners: The Usos
We go to commercial.
We are back and Matt Striker is with Randy Orton and Matt asks Randy who he thinks his partners will be tonight. Orton says that he does care who his partners are because he needs to worry about five members of Nexus and John Cena. He says that his team better be the best of the best.
The Miz enters and he says that he heard from the General Manager and one member of Orton’s team is him. Miz says that Orton’s team is awesome right now.
Back to the Nexus locker room and the members of Team Barrett are talking and David Otunga enters and they give him the silent treatment. Otunga says that he was talking about Cena and not Barrett last week. Otunga says that he is going to beat Cena and he wants them at ringside with him. Justin Gabriel asks if Wade knows about this and then Otunga says that they are started off together and either you’re Neuxs . . . or against us. Otunga says that he will see them at ringside as we go to commercial.
We are back with the WWE Slam of the Week: The Wedding of the Century of Last Week on the Internet.
Match Number Three: Ted DiBiase with Maryse versus Goldust in a Wedding Crashers Match
They lock up and Goldust backs Ted into the corner and then he inhales in front of Ted but Ted with a slap and punches. Goldust with a hip toss and arm drag followed by a clothesline that sends Ted over the top rope to the floor. They return to the ring and Goldust with a reverse atomic drop but Ted with the short clothesline and then he punches Goldust. Ted with a running back elbow for a near fall. Ted with an elbow to the top of the head and then he chokes Goldust in the ropes. Goldust with punches but Ted with a kick and he goes to a rear chin lock. Ted with a neck breaker for a near fall.
Ted tells Maryse to get the belt and Maryse grab the belts and walk away. Goldust punches Ted and then hits the drop down uppercut followed by a bulldog for a near fall. Ted with an Irish whip but Goldust with a power slam for a near fall.
AksanaDust comes out and she take belt from Maryse and slap her in the face. Goldust with a rollup for the three count.
After the match, Goldust goes after his wife . . . and his Million Dollar Belt.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Four: John Cena versus David Otunga in a Who in Nexus is Number Two Match
Nexus accompanied Otunga to the ring who is sporting the new Nexus jacket, but Barrett sends them to the back and Otunga is not happy.
Otunga leaves the ring and goes to the back but Cena hits Otunga from behind. Cena sends Otunga into the vintage car on the stage. They return to the ring and Cena punches Otunga. Cena with a gutwrench suplex and the Cena punches Otunga twice. Cena with a standing drop kick to Otunga. Cena with an Irish whip but he misses a charge into the corner and hits the ring post. Otunga with forearms to the back and then he kicks Cena on the apron.
Otunga with a forearm across the chest. Otunga sends Cena into the ringside barrier and then they return to the ring and Otunga gets a near fall. Otunga punches Cena and then he chokes Cena but he misses an elbow drop. Cena with two flying shoulder tackles followed by the Blue Thunder Driver and it is time to finish the Legendary Sequence with the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena waits for Otunga to get up and he hits the Attitude Adjustment. Cena stands over Otunga and it is time for the STF and Otunga taps like a drummer.
Winner: John Cena
We go to commercial.
We are back and David Otunga has ice on his neck and Wade stops by to clarify things. David got pinned last week on Raw in the tag match. Then he went to Smackdown with the rest of Nexus and got pinned. Then David embarrassed Wade in his home town tonight. Wade wants David to take Nexus back to Smackdown. He tells David that he will wrestle Edge on Smackdown and if he can’t beat Edge, he is done with Nexus.
It is now time for Tea Time with Santino and he is joined by Vladimir Kozlov and they are in suits with umbrellas and matching hats. We see what happened last week with Santino and Sheamus only to see John Morrison get involved in this international battle.
Santino says that him and his friend like to blend in everywhere they go. They were very excited to come to the United Kingdom so they studied British culture and they watched James Bond, Austin Powers, Mr. Bean, and Benny Hill. Santino says that the cars come from a different direction. He asks everyone to drive on the other side tomorrow for him. Santino says that he wants to make a-peace and bury the hatchet with his friend from Irishland. He says that he wants to sit down in an old fashioned tea party and everything will be okay.
Sheamus comes out and he is not dressed for tea.
Santino welcomes Sheamus to his tea party. Santino says that they got off on the wrong foot but he wants to be on the right foot. Santino says that they have green tea and ginger tea and he is afraid that Sheamus will kill him. Santino says that he has a picture of Mr. T.
Sheamus says that Santino is misunderstood. Santino is like a friend of his in Ireland. They each only had one friend and his best friend was a donkey.
Santino asks Sheamus if he likes his tea dark or milky and Santino looks nervous.
Santino says that Sheamus has some rage and anger in him. Santino says that there are two reason. First, it is because he has been overexposed to gamma rays. Second, it was because he was excluded from other activities with children because he is a ginger.
Santino says that he is not going to exclude Sheamus from the fun. He won’t treat Sheamus like a ghost.
Sheamus says that he forgot why he hates Santino in the first place.
Santino says that he can’t remember why Sheamus hates him either.
Vladimir says that it is because Santino beat Sheamus in biggest upset in Double Double E history.
Santino is nervous as he pours some tea for Sheamus and he spills it on Sheamus.
Sheamus attacks the table and the General Buzzkill stands up for other furniture. Michael Cole says that it is time for action and Santino will face Sheamus.
We are back and Did You Know that the WWE received an award for their Chinese debut?
Match Number Five: Sheamus versus Santino Marella
Sheamus waits for Santino to get into his wrestling gear and then he goes to the floor to avoid Sheamus. Santino runs into the crowd and he wants a time out.
The General Buzzkill interrupts the match and Michael Cole goes up a hill and comes down a mountain. He tells Santino to get back into the ring and compete or he will be immediately suspended.
The cobra is unfurled but Sheamus runs him over as he does his St. Patrick tribute and kills a snake. Santino continues to beg for mercy and Santino with a low blow to get disqualified.
Winner: Sheamus by disqualification
After the match, Santino celebrates in the ring, but then he turns around and is met with a pump kick. Sheamus with knees to Santino. Sheamus picks up Santino for the Irish Curse but John Morrison sticks his nose in things one more time.
Morrison punches Sheamus and then Morrison with the springboard round kick. Morrison pulls Santino across the ring to safety.
John Cena is in the locker room and he is watching the Wrestlemania Tickets are going on Sale shortly video package.
We go back to the locker room and Cena is joined by Wade Barrett. Barrett goes through all of the clichés for Wrestlemania and he talks about how John Cena might never experience it again. In two weeks, all he will have to do is raise Barrett’s hand and award him the WWE Title. Then Nexus will be a distant memory. He gives Cena his referee shirt and he tells him to do his job and do it right or his WWE job will be a distant memory.
We go to commercial.
We are back and November 2nd may have passed, but we can still Stand Up for WWE.
As the final member of Team Orton comes to the ring, Michael Cole officially jumped the shark and hugged Alex Riley.
Match Number Six: Randy Orton, Miz, R Truth, Daniel Bryan, and Mark Henry versus Wade Barrett, Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, Justin Gabriel, and Heath Slater with guest referee John Cena in a Will this be a preview of the Survivor Series Match
Bryan and Gabriel start things off and Gabriel with a side head lock and Bryan with a drop kick. Gabriel with a kick and he tags in Michael but Bryan with an arm drag into an arm bar. Miz tags in and Miz hits Michael from behind with a clothesline. Miz sends Michael into the turnbuckles and he kicks him. Cena warns Miz and then Miz hits the Awesome Clothesline for a near fall. Miz offers his hand to Orton and Orton tags in. Orton with a snap mare followed by a leaping knee drop. Orton says that he wants Barrett but Slater tags in. Orton punches Slater and then stomps on his head. Truth tags in and he punches Slater and kicks him as he wants to know what’s up. Truth with a float over after an Irish whip and Truth with a split and leg lariat for a near fall. All ten men are in the ring and then Team Orton stands tall while Nexus is on the floor.
David Otunga makes his way to the ringside area as we go to commercial.
We are back and Gabriel and Truth lock up and Otunga has a nasty look on his face at ringside. Gabriel with forearms to Truth but Truth with kicks and punches. Gabriel with a spin kick to Truth for a near fall. Harris tags in and he punches Truth. Truth with punches and kicks.
Mark Henry tags in and the behemoths are in the ring and Henry with punches and a slam. Henry misses a splash and Harris hits a splash into the corner. Michael tags in and Harris sends Michael into the corner but Henry with a clothesline and then Henry with a head butt. Bryan tags in and he connects with a European uppercut and kicks in the corner. Bryan avoids Michael and hits a German suplex followed by a drop kick into the corner but he can only get a two count. Bryan with more kicks to Michael but Michael with a kick. Harris makes a blind tag and Harris breaks up a LeBell Lock attempt on Michael. Harris with a short arm clothesline for a near fall. Harris sends Bryan into the corner and Barrett tags in. Barrett kicks Bryan in the corner.
Bryan gets a near fall. Barrett with an Irish whip and back breaker for a near fall. Barrett with a surfboard on Bryan. Bryan with kicks but Barrett with a Blackpool Slam. Gabriel tags in and he kicks Bryan before tagging in Harris. Harris with kicks and then Slater is tagged in and he kicks and punches Bryan. Slater with an Irish whip but he misses a forearm into the corner and both men are down. Slater knocks Miz off the apron but Bryan with a kick to Slater. Bryan struggles to make it to his corner and Barrett and Orton tag in.
Orton with clotheslines followed by a power slam. Orton kicks Barrett and hits the IEDDT. Orton stares at the ceiling and then twists into the RKO push ups but Barrett with kicks and he gets Orton up for Wasteland. Orton with a back breaker but he only gets a near fall.
Truth with a sit out gourdbuster to Slater. Henry with the World’s Strongest Slam to Gabriel. Slater and Harris send Henry over the top rope to the floor. Bryan with a missile drop kick to Harris and Slater. Orton with another back breaker and it is time for the RKO push ups again. Otunga distracts the referee while Riley hits Orton with the briefcase while Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale and Barrett gets the three count.
Winners: Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, Heath Slater, Wade Barrett, and Justin Gabriel
We go to credits with Nexus celebrating on the stage.
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