Event: WWE Monday Night RAW
Airdate: Monday, December 23rd, 2013 (USA Network)
Location: The Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
Results by Jeff Johnson
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
Welcome everyone to tonight's (almost) live Christmas edition of Monday Night Raw. The show starts with The Authority coming down to the ring. They are all sporting Santa hats and handing out candy canes to the crowd. Triple H welcomes everyone to the show. Stephanie says they wouldn't want to be anywhere but here with the WWE Universe. They announce the "Bad Santa vs Good Santa" match between Damien Sandow and Mark Henry. Also, The Brotherhood will team with Daniel Bryan against The Wyatt Family. The main event will be The Shield vs. Big E Langston, John Cena, and CM Punk. Randy Orton now makes his way to the ring.
Randy Orton wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday. He thanks The Authority for their support they had in him becoming The WWE World Heavyweight Champion. Orton wants to give The Authority a Christmas present. His gift to them, is himself. He thanks them for giving him the night off. They all embrace in the ring. Kane then wishes everyone a good night and sets off his pyro.
Back on Raw, the cast of Total Divas make their way to the ring. They will be in 12 divas tag team action against Kaitlyn, Tamina, Alicia Fox, Summer Rae, Vickie Guerrero, and Aksana.
The Total Divas vs. Kaitlyn, Tamina, Alicia Fox, Summer Rae, Vickie Guerrero, and Aksana
Tamina and Nikki Bella start the match off. Nikki with a headscissor and Tamina flys over and tags in Kaitlyn. Eva Marie tags in and so does Summer Rae for her team. Naomi tags in andso does Alicia Fox. Naomi with a head scissor of her own and tags in Cameron. Double team move by the Funkadactyls and now they tag in Brie Bella. Brie with a northern lights suplex for a 2 count. Alicia tags in Aksana and Brie rolls her up for a 2 count. Brie now tags in Natalya and she gets a quick 2 count. Aksana connects with a ddt/elbow combo for a 2 count. All the divas now jump in the ring, but clear out. All the total divas join arms in the ring and hit clotheslines on all the other divas. Natalya and Aksana now in the ring, and Natalya locks in the sharpshooter for the submission victory.
Winners by Submission - The Total Divas
Back on Raw, Curtis Axel is in the ring. He will go one on one with Sin Cara.
Curtis Axel vs. Sin Cara
Axel starts off with a head lock and a take down. Axel with a slap to the back and now both men are up. Sin Cara returns the favor and hits an arm drag. Sin Cara connects with a head scissor and Axel bails to the floor. Both men back in the ring and Axel knocks Sin Cara to the floor. Axel gives chase and slams Sin Cara back first into the ring post. Both men back in the ring and Axel connects with big shots to the face. Axel locks in a front face lock and scoots behind into a body lock. Both men back to their feet and Axel eats a boot in the corner. Sin Cara with a quick roll up for 2 and Axel comes back with a standing drop kick. Axel goes back to another body lock. Sin Cara fights back to his feet and tosses to the outside. Sin Cara flies over the top on to Axel on the outside. Axel back in the ring, and Sin Cara with a spring board cross body for a 2 count. Sin Cara with another head scissor followed by a back elbow to the jaw of Axel for a 2 count. Axel counters a lift with a club to the back of the head for a 2 count. Both men on the feet and Sin Cara connects with a modified samoan drop. He follows that with a swanton bomb for the 3 count.
Winner by Pinfall - Sin Cara
In the back, we see the video from last week where "Santa" Sandow tells a little girl that the elves will bring her a toothbrush for Christmas. He sees her when she is sleeping, and knows when she is awake. And no child deserves presents. He is canceling Christmas this year.
Back on Raw, Bad News Barrett is outside taking donations. Back in the arena, the announcers hype the 6 man tag match between The Brotherhood and Daniel Bryan vs. The Wyatt Family. We see an awesome video hyping the history between The Wyatt Family and Daniel Bryan. Cody Rhodes and Goldust make their way to the ring first, followed by their tag team partner Daniel Bryan.
Their opponents, The Wyatt Family, now make their way to the ring for this 6 man tag team match.
The Brotherhood and Daniel Bryan vs. The Wyatt Family
Cody Rhodes and Eric Rowan will start this match off. Rowan on the attack quickly to start this match. Cody fights back with a drop kick to the knee. Goldust now tags in and covers for a 2 count. Rowan backs Goldust into the corner and connects with some shots. Goldust fights back and tags in Daniel Bryan. Bryan with big kicks as the crowd chants Yes with every one. Rowan shoves Bryan away and Bryan tags in Cody. Cody with some shots and tags in Goldust. Double team move by The Brotherhood. Rowan backs Goldust into their corner and tags in Luke Harper. Harper with shots in the corner to Goldust. Harper charges in the corner but misses and Goldust lands some big shots. Goldust now tags in Cody Rhodes. Cody with a big drop kick to the chin of Harper and tags in Bryan. Bryan with big kicks to Harper but Harper lands 2 huge right hands. Harper goes for the big boot but gets caught in the corner. He hangs upside down and Bryan lands a sliding drop kick. Bryan tells Bray Wyatt to tag in as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Eric Rowan is in control of Cody Rhodes. Cody tries fighting to his corner, but Rowan keeps that from happening. Luke Harper now tags in and hits a big elbow on Cody. Harper locks in a front face lock and does his gator roll. Harper switches over to a reverse chin lock. Cody fights back to his feet but eats a headbutt. Cody hits the ropes and... (Continues on next page)