Event: WWE Monday Night RAW
Airdate: Monday, October 29th, 2012 (USA Network)
Location: The Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC
Results by Ken Hill
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
-CM punk promo opened the show. He discussed defeating Ryback, and that he is moving on. Mick Foley made an appearance, they had some back and forth, and they agreed on Team Foley vs. Team Punk at Survivor Series. Ryback then came out, and Punk and Heyman retreated.
Ryback vs. JTG
Ryback is pissed off, so he slams JTG down and then slams his head to the mat repeatedly. Ryback then kills JTG with the meat hook, shell shocked connects and that is all.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Ryback @ 2:00 via pin
-Matthews tries to interview Ryback. Ryback says he isn't out for revenge, because revenge implies he is hurt. No, he is hungry, and when he feats again, it will be on CM Punk. FEED ME PUNK! FEED ME PUNK! FEED ME PUNK!
-Cole discusses Big Show winning the world title last night.
Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett
Lock up to begin, to the corner they go and they break. Lock up again, off the ropes and a dropkick by Orton. Barrett to the floor, Orton follows and Barrett attacks the injured arm of Orton. Back into the ring they go, Orton fights back and lays the boots to Orton. Rights by Barrett now, off the ropes and Barrett crotches himself on the top rope and Orton then sends him to the floor…
We are back from commercial as Barrett continues to work on the previously inured left arm of Orton. Off the ropes and a knee to the gut by Barrett, which gets 2. Barrett works a hammerlock and then slams Orton to the corner. Slams the arm to the mat, and another cover gets 2. Barrett then chokes out Orton in the ropes, and then the clinch and knees follow for Barrett. Big boot by Barrett, and that sends Orton to the apron. He then drags Orton in and covers for 2. Barrett works the Anderson style arm bar, Orton fights to his feet and gets an arm drag. Clotheslines follow. Snap slam by Orton connects. Orton gets the hangman's DDT, and now drops down for the RKO. Orton sets, countered and runs into the black hole slam, and Barrett covers for 2. Barrett sets for the souvenir, Orton ducks and get the RKO to get his win back from Smackdown.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Randy Orton @ 10:00 via pin
-AJ meets with Vickie backstage. Vickie says she will have the chance to explain her affair with John Cena. Vickie says she has been instructed to think about hiring her back, as a diva, so AJ should know her role. AJ doesn't look happy, and Vickie tells her GOOD DAY! AJ then says she is sorry, but all she wants to do is compete. Vickie asks her what her biggest weakness is. AJ says she can get too emotionally attached to her job. Vickie asks if she is crazy, and then says she will return later and wants AJ to give her one good reason to re-sign her.
Non-Title Match: Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) © vs. The Prime Time Players (O'Neil and Young)
Young and Bryan to begin, kicks by Bryan after a snap mare, Kane tags himself in and Young then stuns him off the ropes as he argued with Bryan. To the corner, clothesline by Kane, Bryan tags in and gets the corner dropkick and avoids Kane's tag try. O'Neil tags in, and attacks Bryan from behind. Big slam by O'Neil, Bryan fights back with rights, but then runs into a powerslam for 2. Tag back to Young, elbow drops to Bryan follow. He then works a chinlock, Bryan fights out with rights, but a knee by Young stops that. Bryan counters a suplex, running kick to Young and Kane tags himself in. Corner splash by Kane, and a side slam gets a cover for 2. Kane up top now, and hits the big clothesline. Right drops O'Neil to the floor, off the ropes and a chokeslam by Kane connects. He tosses O'Neil, Bryan tags in and puts the no lock on Young, and Young has to tap.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Team Hell No @ 5:00 via submission
-Kane and Bryan argue over who is the tag team champions.
-Cole and JR discuss referee Brad Maddox and his history with WWE, including counting a pin on Punk, while Punk's foot was on the ropes.
-Vickie Guerrero makes her way out to the ring. She is here to reassure us all that this is a new era of Raw, one of opportunity and integrity. She promised evidence of AJ's affair with John Cena. Tonight she keeps her promise. She then introduces John Cena. Cena makes his way out to the ring. Cena thanks the fans for being kind for enduring this. Cena then slams Vickie for going to social media with her so-called evidence. He is here to dispute her proof. We see footage from a few weeks ago where Cena asked AJ out on a date. Cena says he did it, but he has also said a ton of things in the ring, it was a joke and everyone knew it. And we get footage of last week, where he consoled AJ with a hug. Cena says he consoled her because she lost her job, because of Vickie. He just gave her a shoulder to cry on. We then get photos of AJ and Cena having dinner, Cena is dressed to the 9s in one of his special shirts. Cena says it was a business dinner, discussing when he would be medically cleared to return. Vickie then has more footage, of Cena holding an elevator door for AJ. Vickie says to paint the picture, AJ gives him googly eyes, sweet body language, and Cena lures her into the elevator. The crowd chants YOU ARE BUSTED at Cena, who tries to sell shock. He says he knows how it looks, and that footage was from last week, when Cena stopped AJ from confronting Vickie. Cena says that it is all it was. Cena also adds that he walked her to her room, and that was it. Vickie asks if she opened the door and let him in. Vickie says it is a good thing that she is in charge, and she begins to slam AJ, and Cena stops that. He says AJ is stronger and more attractive than Vickie. Vickie then says Cena just said it all by saying she is attractive.
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