exchange hands before Miz gets the better of it. Dolph counters Miz's corner clothesline with a float over, but Miz lands on the apron and leapfrogs into a sunset flip for two. Miz with his Reality Check neckbreaker for a near fall. Dolph comes back with an inside cradle for a near fall of his own. Miz chop blocks Ziggler, but Ziggler counters the Figure Four and hits a jumping DDT for a near fall. Miz goes for a boot, but Ziggler dodges and locks in the sleeper hold. Miz seems to be fading...he rolls Ziggler off! Good back-and-forth match we have here. Miz hits the corner clothesline, goes up, and nails the axe handle. He looks for the SCF, but AJ distracts the ref and Big E. with a BIG right hand that drops Miz. Flair goes after Big E. but it looks like his jacket did more damage then his chops and Big E. just shrugs it off and stalks Flair. Miz dropkicks Langston! Doplh rolls up Miz with the tights. 1...2...NO! Miz catches Ziggler on the dropkick attempt! THE FIGURE FOUR IS IN! WOOOO! DOLPH TAPS OUT! Wow!
A shocking (at least in my view) competitive win for Miz, and a likely little love note to Flair on "Old School" Raw.
WINNER: The Miz via submission
The Miz and Flair celebrate old-school with struts and elbow drops! Miz's struts still need some work...
The Rock-Cena point-counterpoint...is NEXT!
IF YOU SMELLLL...WHAT THE ROCK...IS COOKING!
Here comes the WWE Champion, and the crowd is popping big for the People's Champion, as always! He's going "Old School" as well with the "Just Bring It!' shirt.
Rocky soaks in the cheers for a bit more. The Rock just came in from Panama, where it's 95 degrees every day. When he came here, he planned on bring his shirts, his boots, his "boots to asses" boots. A woman asked him, "Don't you need a jacket?" The Rock says he didn't need no jacket, he's got electricity coming out him, enough to melt icebergs! When he stepped off the airplane, though, GODDAMN HONEY BOO-BOO it was cold! Cold enough to put ice on the People's Nipples! He knows, however, that all that means is that after 10 years, FINALLY...THE ROCK HAS COME BACK...TO BUFFALO! As he goes into talking about WM 29, Cena's music hits...oooh boy, Rocky don't like that.
Cena couldn't wait to come out. He's been waiting for this moment, and the Rock can't understand why he's been waiting for this. The Rock's conquered the Attitude Era, Hollywood, and has conquered the WWE Championship. Unlike the Rock, Cena promised to conquer at WrestleMania last year...but he failed. It makes him want to crawl in a hole. It sent him into a tale-spin throughout 2012. The Rock's responsible for his downfall, but he's also responsible for firing Cena up. It's not a coincidence that Cena won the Rumble and Rock won the WWE Title. This is Cena's chance to right the biggest wrong of his career and his life, a chance at redemption. He's not throwing it away this time.
The Rock applauds Cena's fire, it's the same fire he saw when Cena defeated Punk last week. He knows it matters to Cena, every time he comes to the ring, salutes, and kisses the dog tag with his family's names. He knows it matters, and no one would know that more...except for the Rock. His energy, his connection with the fans, it drives him each and every day.
Cena goes on to quote Mike Tyson, "To be the greatest ever, you have to beat everyone living." Cena's accomplished everything he's set out to do in the WWE...except for beating the Rock. History will not repeat itself, and he will win at WM 29.
Rock has an athlete's quote of his own. "Winning is like heart; you have to have it in the right place." That athlete? Lance Armstrong, and Cena's just as full of crap as he is! BURN!
Cena applauds the jab, but promises he will come to WrestleMania and right the wrong. Rock says he just summed up Rock-Cena. Cena thinks he can beat the Rock...The Rock KNOWS he can beat Cena. If you smell, what the Rock...is cooking.
Intense, serious promo from both men, and I hope we keep it that way for the next 34 days.
We get a recap of Undertaker making his intentions known for WM 29, and the Fatal Four Way to decide his opponent!
"Real American" Jack Swagger w/ "Founding Father" Zeb Coulter vs. "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan w/Sgt. Slaughter & "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes
"IF YOU WILL!"
Thought I'd get those out of my system, as Swagger just takes the 2x4 and drills it into Hacksaw, then Slaughter and Dusty, before locking the Patriot Lock on Hacksaw, and the ref has to force him off as Swagger and Zeb look on proudly at their carnage.
WINNER: No Contest
We get another preview of "The Marine 3" featuring DA MIZ!
Josh Matthews tries to ask Swagger in the back why he assaulted the Legends. Swagger says they haven't done anything for Jack Swagger's America...before Del Rio CLUBBERS Swagger from behind and officials have to pull the two apart!
Non-Title Match: Tag Team Champions Team Hell No vs. The Primetime Players
"The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase out at ringside, and the Primetime Players are looking for new management apparently.
Kane and Titus start out. Kane dominates and overpowers Titus, and Young and Bryan tag in now. Bryan with kicks to Young, but misses the corner dropkick. Titus tags in, puts the boots to Bryan and slams him with a loud bark. YOung in, and the Players with a nice double team suplex for two. Young drops some fists ala DiBiase for another two count. Young misses a charge, and Bryan makes the tag to Kane, who is CASA EN FUEGO! Rights to Young, clotheslines in the corners, and a side slam. Top-rope clothesline connects, but Titus breaks up the pinfall. Kane takes Titus over the ropes, and Bryan drills Titus with a knee off the apron. Young up top, but Kane catches him. GOOZLE! CHOKESLAM! Three count!
Don't see the point of this; are Titus & Young actually feuding with the Tag... (Continues on next page)