Airdate: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Results by WZRONLINE.COM
WWE TLC Opener:
The show opens with Lillian Garcia in the ring. Before the PPV, they toll the bell 26 times in remembrance of the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims...
- A video package is shown highlighting the Tables, Ladders and Chairs theme of the PPV. Various footage of superstars crashing through the aforementioned weapons is shown, before focus is shifted to the main feuds heading into tonights show.
- The pyro hits and Michael Cole welcomes us to the show. As always, the set is one of the more impressive of the year with tons of ladders everywhere decorating the entranceway. The opening bell rings, and the first match will be the #1 Contenders Tables match to determine the #1 Contenders to the Tag Team Championship. Rey Mysterio is out to the ring first to a big pop from the crowd.
#1 Contender’s (WWE Tag Team Championship)
- Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara vs. Team Rhodes Scholars
Team Rhodes Scholars is out next, and they get a bigger pop from the crowd than Cara. Sandow has a mic and he asks of all the loathsome ignoramuses across the country, is there any form of life lower than the Brooklyn hipster. The crowd is literally the unwashed masses. Rhodes says they aren't pseudo intellectuals that spend time primping ridiculous facial hair. Sandow says everyone is like their opponents, trying to be cool and failing miserably. Tonight they'll give everyone something to talk about, becoming the #1 Contenders to the tag team championship.
The bell rings and Cara and Rhodes and Sandow and Mysterio pair off. The faces get the upper hand with some kicks before Cara tosses Mysterio into Rhodes for a hurricanrana. Cara and Mysterio team up on Sandow, tossing him to the outside and hitting stereo baseball slides. Mysterio and Cara look under the ring and grab a table, and there's tons of ladders under there. Rhodes and Cara bring the table back into the ring and hit Rhodes with it before hitting Sandow with a double low dropkick.
Cara and Mysterio set up the table. Mysterio sets Sandow on the table and Cara heads to the top but Rhodes breaks things up. Rhodes tosses Mysterio out to the floor while Sandow kicks away at Cara in the corner. Rhodes heads to the outside to toss Mysterio into the apron while Sandow tosses Cara into the turnbuckle. Rhodes heads in and stomps away at Cara. Rhodes and Sandow try for a double suplex, but Cara lands on his feet and sends Sandow to the outside. Cara hits Rhodes with an amazing arm drag, but Rhodes plants Cara face first in the corner before hitting the beautiful disaster kick. On the outside Sandow slams Mysterio face first into the ring post.
Back in the ring Sando and Rhodes team up on Cara, tossing him to the outside. They both heads out and Sandow punches Mysterio before slamming him into the barricade. Rhodes traps Cara's leg in the ring steps, and he and Sandow drive a table into the ring steps, crushing Cara's leg between the steps and the ring post. Sandow throws Mysterio into the barricade hard again. Rhodes and Sandow set up two tables side by side on the outside.
Sandow sets Mysterio on one of the tables and Rhodes sets Cara on the outside. Sandow and Rhodes head into the ring. Mysterio pulls Sandow's legs out and hits Rhodes with a seated senton. Mysterio hits an arm drag on Sandow and sends Cody to the outside with a hurricanrana. Mysterio heads to the apron and hits another seated senton to the outside on Rhodes. In the ring Cara hits Sandow with a hurricanrana that sends him to the outside, then he dives over the top to wipe out Sandow. Back in the ring Mysterio kicks Rhodes hard, but almost ends up in the Alabama slam. Mysterio fights out and is able to connect with the 619. Mysterio places Rhodes on a table and he heads to the top but Sandow stop him.
Sandow and Rhodes pick up the table and drive it into Mysterio's face, sending him crashing to the outside. Cara comes in and hits an enzugiri on Sandow before backdropping Rhodes to the apron and hitting another enzugiri. Sandow backdrops Cara to the apron, and Cara hits Sandow with another enzugiri. Rhodes pushes Cara to the outside through the tables set up earlier and this one is over.
Winners and NEW #1 Contenders to the Tag Team Titles: Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow
The Shield Promo:
We get a video package from the Shield. They introduce themselves and address Ryback, saying that he's reckless putting CM Punk into surgery and they can't let that stand. Feed Me More, well they'll feed them more than he can handle, and the Shield will be the ones to finish him. Kane and Daniel aren't off the hook. A team never doubts each other and trusts each other. A team wins together, and Kane and Bryan are a disgrace to all tag teams, and on top of that, they just don't like them.
WWE United States Championship Match
- Antonio Cesaro (c) vs. R-Truth
The bell rings and we get a lock up with Truth backing Cesaro into a corner. Truth mocks Cesaro and punches him away. Cesaro kicks Truth in the gut before hitting him with a clubbing blow to the back and kicking him down to the mat. Cesaro locks in a head lock, wrenching back. Truth fights his way out of the hold, blocks a hip toss and rolls up Cesaro for two. Another roll up from Truth, another two. Truth takes Cesaro over with a headlock takeover. Cesaro fights up and out of the hold with a big belly to back suplex.
Cesaro hits Truth with a giant right, then a head butt. Truth begins to fight back, but runs right into a knee to the gut that's good for another two count. Cesaro clamps on a modified rear chin lock, rearing back and putting pressure on Truth's neck.
Truth is able to... (Continues on next page)