CM PunkPhillip Jack Brooks
- Birthdate: 10/26/1978 (age 36)
- Height: 6'2"
- Weight: 218 Ib
He was titled in the WWE as "the longest-reigni...
Backstage, R-Truth does a pretty good sales pitch for WWEShop merchandise.
The Real Americans vs. Tons of Funk
Tensai starts out controlling Jack Swagger. Cesaro tags in, but Tensai throws him out of the ring onto the apron. He thrwos Swagger out. Cesaro gets back in the ring and beats up Tensai. Swagger tags in and is working on Swagger's knee. Zeb Colter ranting on commentary about Los Matadores and their Mexican heritage. Albert's head is busted open. Cesaro locks in a headbutt on Tensai. Tensai hits a back bodydrop and Brodus Clay comes in. Clay knocks Cesaro down 3 times. Swagger runs in but Clay knocks him down. Cesaro hits an uppercut and then does the Cesaro swing on Brodus Clay. Swagger tags in, Tensai off the aprox and locks in the Patriot Lock on Clay. Clay taps, but Swagger keeps the hold locked in.
Winners: The Real Americans
Zeb Colter introduces his new "friend" - a bullwhip. He puts his hand over his heart and the arena chants, "We The People."
A great video package airs looking back at John Cena's entire career.
Cody Rhodes and Goldust come out to new music that's a pretty cool hybrid of their two themes. They'll be on commentary for the #1 Contenders match.
The Shield vs. The Usos
Seth Rollins and Jay start off. Very fast action at the start of this match. Rollins gets over the top rope and Jay does a dive over the ropes onto Rollins outside of the ring. Reigns is in and quickly gets a 2 count on Uso. The Uso's tag and Uso is in control of Reigns. Another tag and they hit a double team move on Reigns. Reigns gets Uso into the heel corner and Rollins tags in. Great action in the ring but the announcers are barely acknowledging it because they're talking to Cody. Reigns in control. Uso gets knocked off the apron and onto the announcers table in a pretty nasty spot. Reigns in control but Uso fighting back. Reigns shuts down the comeback. Both teams are getting in a lot of really good offense in this very physical match. Uso goes for top rope splash but Reigns gets his knees up. Rollins starts fighting with Cody on the outside and Goldust gest involved. Everybody is brawling at ringside and the match is called off. They all continue to fight, with the babyfaces clearing out the Shield, who left through the crowd. The match had so winner, so it looks like we'll see all 3 teams fighting for the gold this Sunday at Hell in a Cell.
It's time for the official contract signing. Triple H and Stephanie are in the ring with a table and two chairs. Orton is out first, followed by Bryan. Triple H then introduces the special guest referee for their match, Shawn Michaels. HBK comes out to a big entrance with pyro. He gets in the ring, runs around and jokes with Triple H. All smiles from everybody but Orton so far. Orton is given the chance to sign first. Orton says he owes Daniel Bryan a lot of credit. He keeps getting back up. After this Sunday, he won't be getting right back up. He's survived against The Undertaker in Hell in a Cell. He's beaten Sheamus & John Cena in that cell. Bryan has no idea what he's getting into. Bryan's first Hell in a Cell will be his last. Orton signs the contract, stares Bryan down and passes the contract to him.
Bryan says if it wasn't for Triple H and the Shield, he'd be WWE Champion. He's more than capable of smashing in the so called "Face of WWE." He has 2 words for Randy Orton - Thank you. He thanks him for pushing him to be more than a B+ player, thank you for showing Triple H & Stephanie to be the narcissistic spoiled brats that they are. Triple H says he's seen guys like Bryan a hundred times. Jericho, Edge, RVD. Popular guys, but never "The One." Nobody wants to say it, but it needs to be said - if any of those guys had been the face of WWE, we'd all be working for Ted Turner right