Event: WWE Monday Night RAW
Airdate: Monday, February 10th, 2014 (USA Network)
Location: The STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
Results by Jeff Johnson
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
We are live on Monday Night Raw. The show starts with the guest host for tonight’s show, Betty White. She comes out on the arm of The Big Show. Betty says she is thrilled to be a guest tonight on Monday Night Raw. Betty White says tonight, she is going to kick some ass. The music of Triple H starts up, and he and Stephanie Mcmahon make their way to the stage. They embrace Betty White and then make their way to the ring.
Triple H says he wants to clarify some things. He said if Daniel Bryan could beat Randy Orton last week, they would reconsider him being the face of the WWE. He then says he is reconsidering everyone in the elimination chamber match. He is cut off by the music of Randy Orton. Randy makes his way to the ring.
Stephanie asks Randy if he is seriously doing this again, and she recommends that go back to the locker room and prepare for his match with John Cena tonight. Orton says he has been thinking, and he needs to apologize to Stephanie and Triple H. He says he has been childish and selfish. Orton says tonight, he will beat John Cena again and prove why he is the viper. Stephanie asks Orton why they can trust him. Orton says everything he is saying is coming from his heart. Stephanie asks Orton if he is feeling the pressure from Daniel Bryan. Orton says no, but he wants to make good on a promise he made 6 months ago when he cashed in Money in the Bank. He says he wants to do what the face of the WWE does, and that’s all the responsibilities that come with it. Orton says he is the face of the WWE. The music of Daniel Bryan starts up and the crowd explodes as Bryan makes his way to the ring.
Daniel asks Randy if he thinks he is the heart and soul of the WWE. Bryan says that Orton is a different body part entirely. Stephanie gets on the mic and says she doesn’t like anyone cutting them off. Bryan says Kane can’t be found anywhere, except to do The Authority’s bidding. Kane failed last week, and Bryan defeated Randy Orton. Daniel Bryan says he wants a match with Kane here tonight. Stephanie says Kane is on administrative leave for this week due to his actions. Daniel asks Stephanie who is doing her job evaluation. Orton cuts Bryan off and starts talking up The Authority. Bryan tells Orton that everyone knows that Orton really likes Stephanie. Triple H says that tonight, Daniel Bryan will face nobody. Triple H says he is going to do what is best for business, and that is to give Daniel Bryan the night off. Loud “NO” chants by the WWE Universe. Randy Orton and The Authority leave the ring.
Back on Raw, Rey Mysterio makes his way to the ring. He will be in 6 man tag team action with The Brotherhood against The Wyatt Family.
Rey Mysterio and The Brotherhood vs. The Wyatt Family
Erik Rowan and Cody Rhodes start the match off. Rowan starts off on the offensive. Cody fights back with a drop kick to the face and tags in Goldust. Goldust eats a big shoulder tackle from Rowan. Goldust fights back with right hands, but Rowan tags in Harper. Haper misses with a clothesline, and Goldust connects with a top rope hurricanrana. Rey Mysterio now tags in the match. Rey slides to the outside and hits Harper with a splash. The Wyatt’s regroup on the outside as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Rowan is in control of Goldust. Rowan has a neck crank locked in. Goldust starts fighting back, but Rowan catches him with a club to the back. Harper tags in and connects with a boot to the chest of Goldust. Bray Wyatt now tags in. Bray sits on the chest of Goldust and lands some right hands. Goldust starts fighting back with right hands, but Bray connects with a back elbow. Rowan now tags back in and drops a knee to the chest of Goldust for a 2 count. Rowan whips Goldust hard into the corner. Rowan connects with a headbutt in the corner, but Goldust fights back with a back elbow. Goldust tries to make a tag, but Rowan stops him. Rowan charges Goldust and Goldust low bridges him. Goldust tries to make a tag, but he is cut off by Harper. Goldust connects with a powerslam to get seperation. Goldust gets to Mysterio. Mysterio is on fire against Harper. Mysterio connects with the seated senton and follows it with a tornado DDT. Mysterio covers but Wyatt knocks him off at a 2 count. Mysterio sets up Bray and Harper for the 619. Wyatt gets out of the way, but Cody comes off the top onto Bray. Mysterio and Harper are now back in the ring. Harper gets tossed into the ropes. Wyatt gets the blind tag, runs in, and connects with Sister Abigail to Mysterio for the 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall – The Wyatt Family
After the match, Wyatt says people have played this game with him before, and they have all failed. He tells The Shield that they will all fall. He says it’s time for his next game to begin, and to follow the buzzards.
Back on Raw, the announcers talk about the royal rumble match, and Roman Reigns’ showing. We then see a video from the rumble highlighting Roman Reigns. We go to the back where Renee Young is interviewing The Shield. She asks The Shield if they have any words for The Wyatt Family. Ambrose says that they will destroy The Wyatt Family at The Elimination Chamber. Renee asks Ambrose why he hasn’t defended his US title. Ambrose says tonight he is putting an open challenge against anyone for the US title.
We go to the divas who are with Betty White. The New Age Outlaws show up and tell Betty that they are here for her protection, and that nobody will play a prank on her. They then tell Betty to come with them to get a cup of tea.
Back in the arena, Santino and Emma make their way to the ring. Santino will go one on one with Fandango after the commercial break.
Back on Raw, Fandango and Summer Rae are in the ring. Fandango and Santino will be going one on one.
Santino Marella vs. Fandango
Both men lock up to start the match. Santino with a quick take down. Fandango connects with a shot to the back followed by a clothesline. Fandango connects with a chop as The Miz makes his way to the announce table. Santino back on the offensive with his hip toss. He goes for his headbutt but Fandango gets the knees up. Fandango goes up top and connects with his leg drop for the 3 count.
Winner by Pinfall – Fandango
We go to the back with Byron Saxton. He is joined by Sheamus. He asks Sheamus what he thinks about teaming with Christian tonight. Sheamus said he has always respected him as a competitor, and he has no problem teaming with him tonight. He says that elimination chamber is no joke, and it’s the last opportunity to headline Wrestlemania. He says nobody will stand in his way to becoming the WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
Back on Raw, Christian is in the ring. His partner Sheamus makes his way out to join him in the ring. They will tag together against The Real Americans. The Real Americans make their ways out. Zeb has a mic and tells Christian and Sheamus make him sick. He says they both found a way to sneak back into the WWE. Cesaro gets on the mic and says that at Elimination Chamber, he will become the first Real American WWE World Heavyweight Champion. Zeb then tells everyone to say “We the People.”
Christian and Sheamus vs. The Real Americans
Cesaro and Christian will start the match off. Christian goes behind and Cesaro counters with a take down. Cesaro hits a side slam and tags in Swagger. Christian rolls Swagger up and gets a 1 count. Swagger lifts Christian up, but Christian escapes and connects with a boot to the face. Christian covers for a 2 count. Sheamus now tags in. Sheamus connects with a suplex and a cover for a 2 count. Swagger fights back with a knee to the gut and tags in Cesaro. Cesaro all over Sheamus with a european uppercut. Cesaro tries a hip toss, but Sheamus blocks with a clothesline for a 2 count. Sheamus connects with a swinging neck breaker for a 2 count. Christian tags back in. He works the arm of Cesaro and tags Sheamus back in. Sheamus hits an uppercut of his own. Cesaro and Sheamus trade uppercuts and the crowd reacts to them all. Sheamus goes to the top rope and connects with the battering ram for a 2 count. Cesaro tosses Sheamus to the outside and then connects with a boot to the face of Sheamus as he tries to get back in the ring.
Back on Raw, Cesaro is in control of Sheamus. Cesaro charges in and Sheamus connects with the irish curse back breaker. Sheamus gets to Christian for the tag. Christian connects with a sunset flip for a 2 count. Christian connects with a flying back elbow off middle rope. Christian goes for the Killswitch, but Cesaro tosses Christian up and connects with the big uppercut for a close 2 count. Swagger now tags in. Swagger sling shots Christian throat first into the middle rope for a 2 count. Swagger locks in a front face lock followed by a gator roll. Christian fights back to his feet and tries to make a tag to Sheamus, but Swagger cuts him off. Swagger connects with a Swagger bomb followed by a double stomp by Cesaro for a close 2 count. Christian tries to get to Sheamus, but Cesaro catches him and hits the Cesaro Swing. Cesaro lets go and Christian bails to the floor. Christian gets in the ring at a 9 count. Swagger tags into the match and connects with an olympic slam for another close 2 count. Cesaro tags back in, but Christian gets separation from both of them. Christian gets to Sheamus and Sheamus starts cleaning house. Sheamus hits his rolling splash on Swagger for a 2 count. Sheamus gets to Swagger in the ropes and hits his 10 clubbing blows. Sheamus slams Swagger down and calls for the brogue kick. Cesaro comes out of nowhere with a big uppercut. Swagger locks in the patriot lock on Sheamus, but Christian comes off the top to break the hold. Sheamus connects with a huge brogue kick to Swagger and covers for the 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall – Christian and Sheamus
We go to the back where Renee Young is with John Cena. She wants his thoughts on tonight’s match. Cena says that the last 10 years, the WWE has been ran by 2 names: Randy Orton and John Cena. He says a change is coming though. He says the match tonight is about the future, and tonight he will close his chapter with Randy Orton. Cena tells everyone that if they want to be the future of the company, they gotta go through him to get to it.
Back on Raw, Dolph Ziggler makes his way to the ring. He will be going one on one with Alberto Del Rio.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio starts off aggressively with kicks and punches to the head. Ziggler comes back with a drop kick to the face followed by multiple elbows. Ziggler covers for a 1 count. Zigger goes for the Zig Zag but Del Rio pushes him off. Ziggler connects with the fameasser for a close 2 count. Del Rio attacks the arm of Ziggler and connects with the kick to the head of Ziggler for the 3 count.
Winner by Pinfall – Alberto Del Rio
After the match, Del Rio locks in the cross arm breaker to Ziggler. The music of Batista starts up and Batista makes his way to the ring. Batista hits a big spear to Del Rio. Del Rio bails to the floor and Batista gives chase. Batista cleans off the announce table. Batista picks Del Rio up and power bombs him through the announce table.
Back on Raw, we go to the back where Batista meets up with Triple H. Triple H tells Batista that he can’t be going off like he did earlier. He says that he’s trying to fit him in with what’s best for business. Triple H says that at Elimination Chamber, Batista can have Del Rio. Batista tells HHH that he guesses things have changed around here.
We go to the announcers where they tell us the latest inductee for the WWE 2014 Hall of Fame Class, and it’s Lita. Lita will join The Ultimate Warrior and Jake “The Snake” Roberts in this years class.
We go to the back where we see The New Age Outlaws and Betty White. They all have tea together, and Road Dogg spikes Betty’s tea with some substance. She asks for lemon and switches glasses with Billy as their backs are turned. They then all drink together.
Back on Raw, Ryback and Curtis Axel are in the ring. The New Age Outlaws have joined the guys at the announce table. The Usos now make their way to the ring. They will be in tag action against Ryback and Curtis Axel.
The Usos vs. Ryback and Curtis Axel
Jimmy and Curtis Axel start the match off. Both men chain wrestle a little and Axel gains the offensive. Jimmy fights back and tags in Jey. Jey charges in and eats a big drop kick by Axel. Ryback now tags in. Ryback is all over Jey with stomps in the corner. Jey is whipped hard into the corner by Ryback. Curtis Axel now tags back in the match. Jey tries to start fighting back but Axel cuts him off. Axel connects with a big knee to the face followed by a right hand. Ryback now tags back in. Ryback hits a stomp to the gut of Jey Uso. Jey and Ryback are now both on the top rope. Jey lands a bunch of back elbows to get separation. Jey comes off the top with a cork screw and tags in Jimmy. Jimmy with big clotheslines and a kick to the gut of Axel. Jimmy connects with a big samoan drop and a cover broken up by Ryback. Jimmy connects with a superkick on Axel and then flies over the top on to Ryback. Jey comes off the top with a splash and a cover for a 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall – The Usos
Back on Raw, The Shield make their way to the ring. Dean Ambrose will be defending his US title. He has issued an open challenge to anybody in the back. His challenge is answered by Mark Henry.
Dean Ambrose vs. Mark Henry
Both men lock up to start the match, but Henry tosses him to the mat. They lock up again and Henry tosses him to the outside. Ambrose regroups with the other members of The Shield. Ambrose is now back in the ring. Ambrose attacks the injured arm of Mark Henry. Ambrose comes in and eats a big boot to the face by Henry. Henry tosses Ambrose shoulder first into the corner. Ambrose is then thrown shoulder first into the ring post. Henry tosses Ambrose in the ring the hard way. Ambrose is trying to attack the bad arm of Henry again. Henry comes back again with a hip toss to Ambrose and Ambrose flies to the floor as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Dean Ambrose is in control of Mark Henry. Ambrose locks in an arm lock on the injured arm of Mark Henry. Ambrose now goes to the top, but Henry catches him and tosses him off with 1 arm. Henry has picked up the momentum and hits a 1 arm power slam to Ambrose. Ambrose gets a boot up to the face of Henry. Henry connects with the world’s strongest slam and covers Ambrose but Rollins breaks up the count to cause the DQ.
Winner by DQ – Mark Henry
After the match, Henry attacks The Shield. Henry gets the offensive on Rollins but Reigns comes out of nowhere with a huge spear on Henry. The Shield leave the ringside area and make their way up the crowd as the lights go out and The Wyatt Family make their way to the ring. The Wyatt Family and The Shield stand on opposite sides of the ring staring at each other. Both teams now climb on the apron. The Shield climb in the ring first. Bray starts to climb in the ring, but has the rest of the family retreat.
Back on Raw, AJ Lee, Alicia Fox, and Aksana are in the ring. They are in 6 divas action against The Bella Twins and Cameron.
AJ Lee, Alicia Fox, and Aksana vs. The Bella Twins and Cameron
AJ starts the match out on the offensive. Nikki comes back with a low drop kick and a cover for a 2 count. Nikki tries to pick AJ up, but AJ bails to the floor. Aksana now tags in. Nikki connects with a drop kick to the back of Aksana and covers for a 2 count. Brie Bella now tags in. Brie comes off the middle rope with a missile drop kick for a 1 count. Aksana takes Brie down with a slam and covers for a 2 count. Aksana drops a knee and an elbow to Brie and tags in Alicia Fox. Alicia covers and gets a 2 count. Brie counters a slam with a roll up for a 2 count. Alicia comes back with a big clothesline followed by a rear chin lock. Alicia knocks Nikki off the apron. Brie comes back with a drop kick to the face. Cameron now tags in. Cameron is all over Alicia Fox. Cameron connects with a head scissor and a sit out drop kick for a 2 count. Alicia comes back with a knee to the face and tags in Aksana. Cameron gets a foot up and connects with a big DDT for the 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall – The Bella Twins and Cameron
Back on Raw, Kane makes his way out to the ring. Kane says he has been placed on a 1 week leave of absence. He says that his actions last week were ill advised. Kane gets cut off by the music of Daniel Bryan. Bryan runs to the ring and he and Kane start throwing fists. Kane lands a big uppercut to Daniel Bryan. Kane goes for a chokeslam, but Bryan fights out and pushes Kane to the outside. Bryan flies through the middle rope onto Kane. Bryan lands a big drop kick and Kane bails through the crowd. Bryan gets back in the ring and leads the WWE Universe in “YES” chants.
Back on Raw, John Cena makes his way to the ring for our main event. He will be going one on one with The WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton.
John Cena vs. Randy Orton
Both men lock up to start this match. Orton starts off with a headlock. Cena comes back with a hip toss and a cover for a 2 count. Orton bails to the floor. Orton now gets back in the ring. Both men lock up again and Cena gains control with a headlock of his own. Orton fights back to his feet. Orton goes for a hip toss, but Cena blocks and connects with one of his own. Cena covers for a 2 count and Orton bails to the floor again. Orton gets back in the ring. Orton connects with a kick to the gut followed by a bunch of right hands. Cena fights back with shots to the gut. Cena connects with a bulldog and covers for a 2 count. Orton connects with a big back elbow and poses to the WWE Universe. Orton starts working on the leg of Cena and covers for a 2 count. Orton goes for a suplex but Cena counters into one of his own. Cena charges in but Orton moves and Cena eats the turnbuckle. Orton works on Cena’s leg again and Cena bails to the floor. Orton tosses Cena face first into the announce table and then spine first on the barricade. Both men are now back in the ring. Orton covers and gets a 2 count. Orton now locks in a rear chin lock and lands some stiff shots to the chest. Orton poses to the crowd as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Randy Orton is in control of John Cena. Cena fights back with a big scoop slam and both men are down. Both men are now back to their feet and they trade shots. Cena connects with a shoulder tackle, but Orton moves from the 2 one. Cena bails to the floor. Cena tries to climb in the ring, but Orton grabs him and suplexes him into the ring. Orton covers for a 2 count. Orton locks in a rear chin lock. Cena fights back to his feet. Cena goes for the AA, but Orton fights out and connects with a huge DDT. Orton covers and gets a close 2 count. Orton starts working on the limbs of Cena. Orton gets rolled up from behind by John Cena. Cena connects with his shoulder tackles and calls for the 5 knuckle shuffle. Cena connects with it. Cena lifts Orton up, but Orton fights out and hits his back breaker for a 2 count. Orton grabs Cena in the ropes, but Cena fights out and back drops Orton to the outside. Orton is now back in the ring. Cena catches Orton and goes for the AA, but Orton fights away and hits a big power slam for a close 2 count. Cena now bails to the apron. Orton goes to the middle rope and picks Cena up to him. Orton is going for a superplex, but Cena fights out. Orton comes back and hangs Cena on the top rope. Orton comes over to Cena and hits the big DDT off of the top rope. Orton now signals for the RKO. Orton goes for it, but Cena takes him down and locks in the STF. Orton reaches the bottom rope. Orton connects with a big drop kick and both men are down. The ref now starts the 10 count. Orton gets to his feet first. Orton goes for the punt, but Cena moves. Orton connects with the RKO and covers Cena for a close 2 count. Cena jumps to his feet and connects with an AA. Cena covers and gets a close 2 count for himself. Cena backs Orton into the corner and then lifts him on the top rope. Cena sets Orton up for a top rope AA, but Orton fights out. Cena comes from the top and connects with a top rope leg drop. Cena connects with another AA and covers Randy Orton for the 3 count.
Winner by Pinfall – John Cena
John Cena celebrates with the WWE Universe as we go off the air.