Airdate: Monday, November 11th, 2013 (USA Network)
Location: The Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England
Results by Jeff Johnson of Gerweck
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
Welcome everyone to the LIVE Raw results for episode #1068. The show opens with a great video package narrated by John Cena highlighting some of the history of the United States military and it’s veterans. Happy Veteran’s day to everyone, and thank you everyone that has fought and is fighting for their respected country.
Our announcers for the night are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and JBL as they welcome us to Monday Night Raw. Michael Cole announces that The Authority is on vacation and won’t be in the arena tonight. Randy Orton comes out first and heads to the ring to grace us with his presence.
Randy Orton starts by telling everyone that the Big Show blackmailed his way to a WWE Championship match at Survivor Series, and that he is going to still be WWE Champion after the show is over. Brad Maddox comes to the ring to a pretty positive reaction from the crowd. Maddox says that as WWE GM, he is going to make the first match of the night. He is then cut off by Kane’s music, and The Big Red Corporate Machine heads to the ring.
Loud you sold out chants by the crowd to Kane before he can even say a word. Kane says that as the appointed Director of Operations, he is in charge of Monday Night Raw tonight. Brad Maddox cuts him off and makes a match between Randy Orton and Cody Rhodes. Kane cuts him off and says he will fight Goldust. Vickie Guerrero now makes her way to the stage.
Loud boos to Vickie as she starts to talk. Vickie says that she wants to do what is best for business. She is cut off by the crowd booing and saying “what” to her. It’s hard to hear her at times. Vickie makes a match putting Randy Orton against Cody Rhodes and Goldust in an all champions handicap match. Goldust and Cody Rhodes now make their way to the ring, this match is going to happen right now.
Randy Orton vs. Goldust and Cody Rhodes
We come back to the bell ringing, with Randy Orton and Goldust starting the match off. Goldust starts the match in control with an armdrag, hip toss, and drop kick to the champion. He quickly tags in Cody Rhodes, and he comes off the top with an axe handle. Orton back in control now, but Goldust with a blind tag and a quick roll up. Orton kicks up at 2. Orton now back in control of Goldust. Loud “Randy’s Boring” chants by the crowd to Orton. This crowd has been good so far. Orton still in control of this match with his patent stomps to the limbs of Goldust. The crowd now chanting “JBL” and “Jerry.” They are hostile tonight. Goldust starting to fight back with shots to the gut of Orton. Orton runs into a big boot of Goldust. Goldust goes up top, and is then kicked off the top turnbuckle by Orton and hits hard on the mat as we go to commercial.
We are back with Orton still in control. Goldust fights back and hits a quick roll up, but Orton up at 2. Goldust with a quick DDT, and Cody is cheering him on to make a tag. Goldust gets there, and a spring board missile drop kick by Rhodes to Orton. He goes up top and hits a huge moonsault! 2 count by Cody. Cody tags in Goldust be he misses Orton in the corner. Orton turns around into a right hand by Goldust. Double clothesline over the top by the Rhodes brothers. Orton gets up at about a 6 count, but doesn’t get back in the ring.
Winners by count out: Cody Rhodes and Goldust
After the match, Big Show surprises everyone and comes down to the ring. He attacks Orton by throwing him into the steel steps. Big Show doing some furniture rearranging by taking the top off of the announce table. He now brings the steps next to the table. He has Orton by the throat and walks up the steps. Huge chokeslam by Big Show through the announce table!! Crowd is going crazy with Yes chants! Big Show leaves the ring side area while doctors check on Orton and the announcers show the replay of what just transpired.
Back on Raw, they show another replay of Big Show’s attack on Randy Orton. The camera goes backstage and shows Big Show...