Event: WWE Monday Night RAW
Airdate: Monday, February 17th, 2014 (USA Network)
Location: The Pepsi Center in Denver, CO
Results by Jeff Johnson
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
Welcome everyone to tonight's edition of Monday Night Raw. Your announcers for the evening are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and John "Bradshaw" Layfield. The show begins with John Cena making his way into the arena. He salutes the crowd and makes his way to the ring.
Cena starts with a cheap pop to the Denver crowd. He hypes the title match at Elimination Chamber. He says the match is so brutal, that it could end a superstar's career. He says he has been on the road to Wrestlemania many times, and the most important thing is momentum. He says the only person without momentum right now is Randy Orton. Cena says that he has been beaten by Daniel Bryan and himself. He says there will be a new WWE World Heavyweight Champion at EC. The music of the Real Americans starts up and Cesaro makes his way out with Zeb Coulter.
Cesaro says Cena isn't the only one who beat Randy Orton last week, and he will be the new champion this Sunday. He won't be the new face of the WWE, but the new face of America. Cena welcomes Cesaro into the ring. Cena congratulates Cesaro on his win against Orton last Friday on Smackdown. He says this Sunday is different, because he has 5 other people to defeat. He tells Cesaro to not write checks that he can't cash. Sheamus' music starts up and he makes his way to the ring.
Sheamus says he has been in 2 chamber matches, and the match is brutal. He says he doesn't plan on being the face of the WWE, but everyone else's face will look funny when he kicks in their faces. He gets cut off by the music of Christian.
Christian says that this Sunday, he is going to put Sheamus down this Sunday, and it won't be an accident like when he kicked him in the face last Friday on Smackdown. Randy Orton now makes his way to the ring.
Randy starts by thanking The Authority for letting him beat everyone this Sunday. Orton says he underestimated Cesaro last Sunday, but that won't happen again. Orton tells Cena that he can't beat him when it counts. Orton tells Christian that they have had some great matches together, but he has won them all. Orton then tells Sheamus that his brogue kick won't get anywhere near him. Daniel Bryan's music now starts up and the crowd explodes for him. Daniel makes his way to the ring.
Loud "Yes" chants for Bryan before he can even get a word in. Bryan says everyone has done a lot of talking, but the WWE Universe has done his talking for him. Bryan says everyone knows how important the match this Sunday is. He says he has worked too hard to get where he is, and nobody is gonna take that from him. This Sunday, everyone will be chanting one word, and that word is 'Yes." Kane now makes his way to the ring.
Kane tells everyone that The Authority has given him the chance the change some things that he has done recently. Loud "You Sold Out" chants toward Kane. Kane says The Authority has left him in charge for tonight. He says that Orton will be in action against Sheamus, and everyone else will be in action as well. Kane says that Cesaro will be going one on one with John Cena, and Christian will be going one on one with Daniel Bryan. That match will be right now.
Daniel Bryan invites Kane into the ring, and Christian attacks Bryan from behind. Christian is all over Bryan by throwing him over and over into the barricade. Christian lands some stiff kicks to Bryan while he is on the ground. Christian tosses Daniel Bryan shoulder first into the steel steps as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, the ref is checking on Daniel Bryan. Bryan says he is ready to go.
Daniel Bryan vs. Christian
Bryan starts the match with kicks to the leg of Christian. Christian comes back with an arm wrench and some headbutts. Christian hits the ropes and eats a knee to the mid section. Bryan lands a few big uppercuts and Christian bails to the floor. Bryan tries to fly to the outside but Christian connects with a right hand. Christian is now back in the ring. Christian starts working on the left shoulder of Bryan and locks in a shoulder lock. Bryan fights back to his feet but eats a shoulder block. Christian covers for a 2 count. Christian hands Bryan's shoulder on the top rope. Christian starts mocking Daniel Bryan to the crowd. Christian goes back to the shoulder of Daniel Bryan with a stomp and a scoop slam. Christian locks in a rear shoulder lock. Bryan fights back to his feet with back elbows, but eats an elbow himself. Christian covers for another 2 count. Christian with mounted punches, but Bryan counters into a half crab. Christian fights out and tosses Bryan into the corner. Christian goes to the 2nd rope and hits a tornado DDT to the arm of Bryan. Christian continues to target the shoulder of Bryan with headbutts. Christian charges in and Bryan tosses him over the top rope. Bryan flies through the middle rope onto Christian, but goes shoulder first into the barricade. Both men are down as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Christian is in control of Daniel Bryan. Bryan starts fighting back with right hands, but Christian gains control. Bryan hits the ropes and connects with his flying lariat. The crowd is getting behind Bryan. Bryan connects with big kicks to the chest of Christian. He goes for the kick to the head and connects. Bryan covers and gets a close 2 count. Bryan heads to the top rope and goes for the headbutt, but Christian gets the knees up. Christian covers for a close 2 count of his own. Christian goes back to the shoulder of Bryan. Christian charges at Bryan in the corner, but Bryan moves. Bryan connects with a drop kick in the corner, but eats a boot going for the 2nd one. Christian connects with a back elbow from the 2nd rope. Christian goes for the... (Continues on next page)