Airdate: Monday, September 30th, 2013 (USA Network)
Location: The Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, MS
Results by H. Winston
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
We're kicking things off with CM Punk entering the ring. Punk says that some say the show thrives on unpredictability. It was predictable that Heyman would come out in his hometown of Chicago, and predictable that Punk would chase after him, and predictable that Punk would be attacked when he did. But Punk is okay with this because he know that the story ends when Punk gets his hands on Paul Heyman. But no one knows when the story is going to end. The history books might say that Heyman pinned Punk in the ring, but the world will know that Punk put Heyman out of his misery.
Maddox comes out and tells Punk to cool it. Punk asks why Maddox has no entrance music. Maddox ignores the question and says that he knows why Punk is angry. Maddox says that Punk engaging Paul Heyman and Ryback tonight is not what is best for business. But since Maddox is the GM, he can give Punk a match if he wants one. Big E Langston and exclaims that if Punk wants aggression, then Langston is his man. Big E attacks Punk, the two go back and forth and Maddox calls in a ref to officiate the match.
CM Punk vs Big E Langston
Back from commercial, Punk launches off of the top rope to take Big E down. Big E gains the upper hand , catching Punk with one arm and slamming him to the mat. Big E gets a running start before jumping high, smashing Punk with his weight, 2-count. Punk fights back with kicks, but Big E answers by knocking Punk down with the force of his body. Punk attempts to pull Big E down by his legs, but Big E is too strong. Punk lands a kick to Big E's head, 2-count. Big E gets to his feet, Punk goes for GTS, Big E breaks free and hits a big clothesline. Big E attempts to smash Punk again but Punk rolls out of the way. Big E tries to smash Punk in the corner but Punk dodges. Punk hits a swinging neck breaker. Punk hits the running high knee, followed by an elbow drop from the top rope. Punk picks Big E up, hoists him on his back and hits the GTS to get the 3-count.
Winner: CM Punk
Fandango vs Kofi Kingston
Fandango gains the upper hand , pulling Kofi up by his arm and slamming him back down continuously. Fandango attempts to clothesline Kofi, Kofi grabs Fandango's arm, flips over it and takes Fandango down to the mat. Kofi hits trouble in paradise out of nowhere to get the 3-count.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
The Wyatt family comes out and talks some nonsense. Kofi is in the ring with a chair, prepped for combat, but nothing comes of it as it's commercial time.
Orton approaches the Bellas and asks Brie when her and Daniel Bryan's wedding is. He says that it's important for them to have it before the match between Orton and Bryan, or else Bryan won't be able to make it. Because, he won't be able to walk.
Paul Heyman is asked about Punk backstage. Heyman says that Punk will never be able to intimidate Heyman because Punk is a nobody. A nobody that became a Heyman guy, that became WWE champion, that made "us" the best in the world. When asked about possible traps set for Punk, Heyman says that his mere existence is a trap for Punk. Heyman dares Punk to find the manhood necessary to try and get to Paul Heyman tonight.
3MB vs Los Matadores
Los Matadores, formerly known as Primo and Epico, make an extravagant entrance with a small person dressed as a bull, being called El Torito.
Late into the match, Diego is tagged in a takes out 3MB with an offensive flurry. Fernando tags himself in, launching onto Slater in the center of the ring. Diego and Fernando both hold Slater up high and drop him down to get the 3-count.
Winner: Los Matadores
Triple H and Stephanie come out to Triple H's "King of Kings" theme. Triple H invites the Rhodes family out to the ring. Stephanie congratulates Cody on his wedding. Triple H asks why they look so hostile. Triple H asks if Dusty is bitter about his failures outside of NWA and the rest of his life. Stephanie comments on how Dusty trains superstars at WWE's performance center, holding their futures in his hand. Similar to how the futures of Cody and Goldust are in her hand. Stephanie says that Cody will be offered his job back, and Goldust is being offered *a* job. All they have to do is defeat the tag team champions Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins. However, if they lose, they can never be employed by WWE again, and their father will join them in the unemployment line.
Dusty takes the mic from Triple H and says that he is big on getting in people's faces. Dusty demands to be in the Rhodes brothers' corner. Dusty is granted is request. Triple H and Stephanie leave the ring. As the Rhodes family depart, Cody and Goldust are assaulted by the Shield.
R Truth vs Curtis Axel
R Truth's entrance is always the highlight of the show for me.
Axel insults Truth for his dancing, Truth answers with a right hand to Axel's jaw. Axel tries to balance himself along the ropes, but Truth kicks Axel's legs out from under him. Axel regains control and hits a dropkick on R Truth. Truth hits a unique shoulder drop on Axel to get a 2-count. CM punk's music hits. Heyman looks frantic, Axel gets caught by Truth and the what's up while he is looking out for Punk. Truth does a jig after his victory.
Winner: R Truth
Congratulations to Trish Stratus for the birth of her baby boy, Maximus!
Alicia Fox vs Brie Bella
Fox kicks Brie in the gut, sending her ringside. She is greeted by being choked along the middle rope as soon as she enters the ring. Fox chokes Brie with her legs. Brie fights her way out and hits a series of clotheslines. Brie's screams to attempt to fire up the crowd feel so awkward. Fox flips Brie over her back... (Continues on next page)