Airdate: Sunday, November 24th, 2013 (Pay-Per-View)
Location: The TD Garden in Boston, MA
Results by Richard Gray
WWE Survivor Series Opener:
Hunter and Stephanie both have mic's in hand. Stephanie welcomes the crowd to the 27th annual Survivor Series. She says last week her and Hunter guaranteed there would be no interference in the WWE Championship match, but they're taking it one step further by guaranteeing there will be no interference in ANY match. And they're going to open the show with a traditional 5-on-5 elimination match. This segues into a video package that highlights the Authority, and some of the main feuds heading into tonight's show.
The pyro hits, and we're ready to begin the show properly. Michael Cole welcomes the home audience, until he's interrupted by Rey Mysterio's music, and the masked man makes his return to WWE PPV.
5-on-5 Traditional Elimination Match
Cody Rhodes, Goldust, The Usos and Rey Mysterio vs. Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Jack Swagger and Antonio Cesaro
The Uso's are out next, doing their dance at the top of the ramp before pumping the crowd up on their way to the ring. Goldust and Cody Rhodes are out next, and the Rhodes brothers get a very warm welcome from the fans in attendance.
Jack Swagger and Antonio Cesaro are the first two men out for the opposing team, and of course they're accompanied by Zeb Coalter. Coalter has a mic and asks for the music to be cut. Zeb talks about the Boston tea party for a bit, but says looking around at the fans tonight, he can clearly see there are no revolutionaries amongst us. But if the tea party were held today, none of the fans would know it because they don't pay attention. They do stupid things like 'twerking', or talking on cell phones, or cheering some boring guy like David Ortiz. Cody has a mic and he says none of these people paid for him to talk, and none of them want to see Zeb twerk. This leads to The Shield's music hitting, and the dominant trio make their way to the ring through the crowd.
The bell rings, and it looks like Ambrose and Cody will kick things off. We get a lock up and Ambrose goes behind, then into a headlock. Cody fights him off, but falls to a shoulder block. Ambrose goes behind again, but it tripped by Cody. Cody ducks a right hand and gives one of his own to Ambrose. Ambrose backs Cody into the corner and beats on him for a bit before hitting a big chop and grinding his forearm across Cody's face. Cody fights back with a couple of rights and a clothesline before kicking Ambrose in the chest, but Ambrose comes back with a knee to the gut and series of stomps in the corner.
Ambrose gets in the ref's face and is rolled up by Rhodes for three.
Dean Ambrose is eliminated
Ambrose catches a big right hand from Goldust on his way out. The rest of the Shield is in and they're clotheslined over the top by The Uso's. The Uso's knock the Real American's out on the other side of the ring, and each takes a turn diving out on an opposing tag team. Back in the ring Rhodes hits Rollins with a big front duplex for two. Rhodes tags out to Goldust who comes in and hits Rollins with a series of rights in the corner, before hitting a big backdrop for a one count. Goldust locks in a headlock, Cesaro makes the blind tag, then Swagger makes another blind tag and runs right over Goldust before trapping him in the corner with a series of knees to the gut.
Cesaro tags in and we get a bit of double team work on Goldust that's good for a two count. Swagger tags in and Cesaro catapults Goldust into a giant slam from Swagger for two. Swagger picks Goldust up and hits a big clothesline before following with a Vader bomb. Cesaro tags back in and leaps over Swagger with a HUGE double stomp on Goldust for another two count. Cesaro clamps on a rear chin lock and Goldust is quick to fight out of it. Cesaro tries for a hit toss, but he's pinned with a backslide, then hit with a DDT.
Cesaro stops Goldust from hitting a tag and picks him up with a giant gut-wrench throw. Goldust fights out of the heel corner and hits a yoshi-tonic! Swagger tags...