Event: WWE Monday Night RAW
Airdate: Monday, December 16th, 2013 (USA Network)
Location: The American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
Results by Jeff Johnson
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to Monday Night Raw. Tonight, we will see the aftermath of the TLC pay-per-view, and find out who walked out of the show as the WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
We open up Raw with the entire roster on the stage. Triple H and Stephanie Mcmahon are in the ring. Stephanie welcomes everyone to Monday Night Raw. She wants everyone to pay their respects to the new champion. HHH says its a dawning of a new era. Last night, they crowned a new champion of champions. HHH announces the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Randy Orton.
Orton comes out and poses on top of the stage with both titles, right in front of Daniel Bryan and John Cena. Orton makes his way to the ring. Orton says the universe had no faith in him, and thought he wouldn't win the match last night. He says he proved everyone wrong, and won the match. He says he stood in the ring with 20 former champions, and nobody has accomplished what he did. He tells everyone on the stage that he is better than all of them. He says he is the most powerful person in the ring, and he is the WWE World Heavyweight Champion. Cena cuts him off and calls him an idiot. Cena gives everyone the cliff notes of what Orton was gonna tell them. Cena congratulates Orton, and says he earned it. Cena reminds Orton that the championship makes it where he has to put up, or shut up. He tells Orton to put up or shut up tonight. Orton says Cena will not get a rematch tonight. Cena says he wasn't talking about him. The crowd erupts in a YES chant. Cena wants to be the champ, but he promised someone a shot if he were to win it. Cena says tonight, Orton should face Daniel Bryan for the title. Orton says he doesn't care what everyone thinks. Cena says he may not, but he cares about the championship. Tonight should be him against Daniel Bryan or the championship. Cena says Orton is scared. Orton disagrees, and says he doesn't have to listen to them or the fans. Orton says he doesn't have to listen to anybody. Stephanie cuts him off and says "except us." Orton talks more as HHH and Steph talk quietly in the ring. The crowd with more YES chants. HHH says he agrees with Orton, and Bryan doesn't deserve a title match right now. Stephanie says however, the universe did vote Bryan as superstar of the year. HHH says they listen to the WWE universe. HHH wants Orton to silence the critics. Tonight, Randy Orton will go one on one with Daniel Bryan for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
Back on Raw, The Brotherhood Cody Rhodes and Goldust are in the ring. The WWE Universe has chosen that Rey Mysterio and The Big Show will team up against them.
The Brotherhood vs. Rey Mysterio and The Big Show
Cody Rhodes and Rey Mysterio will start the match. Both men start with a handshake. Both men start with some quick chain wrestling. Rey with a quick head scissor and Cody bails to the floor. Mysterio slides under the ropes and hits a splash on Cody on the floor. Both men now back in the ring. Rey goes up top and Cody catches him. Rey fights off but gets caught with the disaster kick. Cody covers for a 2 count. Cody with a big stalling front suplex on Mysterio for another 2 count. Cody tags in Goldust. Quick double team by the brothers. Goldust covers for a 2 count and works on the arm of Mysterio. Cody tags back in. He comes off the top with a clubbing blow to the arm. Cody locks in a shoulder lock. Both men up and Mysterio trips Cody up and tags in Big Show. Show with a shoulder tackle to Cody as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, both Big Show and Cody Rhodes are down. Cody tries to make a tag but Show catches him and hits a scoop slam. Show drops a big elbow and gets a 2 count. Big Show connects with a big chop to Cody. Cody with kicks and punches to fight back. Cody hits the ropes and catches a kick to the face by Show. Show locks in a modified sleeper hold to Cody. Cody is starting to fade and Goldust is trying to get the crowd into it. Cody fights back with a jaw breaker. Cody tries to make it to Goldust but Big Show covers for a 2 count. Big shot to the gut by Show. Show with a couple of big reverse thrusts to Cody in the corner. Show connects with a massive chop to Cody and he is down. Show picks up Cody and connects with the final cut for a 2 count. Show climbs up to the 2nd rope and misses with an elbow. Both men are down on the mat. Cody makes it to Goldust. Goldust is on first with a clothesline and drop kick to Show. Goldust connects with his drop down right now. Goldust covers for a 2 count. Big Show connects with a big chokeslam to Goldust, but Cody breaks the count. Show tosses Cody to the outside. Goldust comes off the top but misses Big Show. Show connects with the WMD. He tags in Mysterio and he drops the dime on Goldust off of the shoulders of Big Show for the 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall - Rey Mysterio and The Big Show
Back on Raw, we are introduced to Bad News Barrett. Barrett tells us that over half a million dollars is up in the lottery this week, but nobody here is going to win it. Merry Christmas.
We go to the back where The Authority are talking. Randy Orton comes in complaining about the match tonight. He asks if he should just give the titles back. Stephanie reminds Orton with Bryan went through last night against The Wyatt Family. Stephanie says they value Orton professionally and as a friend. Stephanie says Cena was right, and being this kind of champion is double the work. HHH says Orton is the man now, and on top of the food chain. He has to go out every night and prove why he is the champion. HHH says they have Orton's back. Orton storms out of the office.
Back in the arena, Fandango... (Continues on next page)