Event: WWE Monday Night RAW
Airdate: Monday, January 13th, 2014 (USA Network)
Location: The Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, RI
Results by Jeff Johnson
“Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
Welcome everyone to tonight’s edition of Monday Night Raw. We open up the show with a video highlighting what’s transpired the past few weeks between Daniel Bryan and The Wyatt Family. We go into the arena where The Usos are already in the ring. The lights go out and come back on and The Wyatt family are already ring side. The Usos will tag against the team of Daniel Bryan and Bray Wyatt.
Bray Wyatt and Daniel Bryan vs. The Usos
Daniel Bryan and Jey Uso start the match off. Jey starts off quickly with shots to the face of Bryan. Bryan comes back with a knee to the gut to gain control. Bryan with big kicks to the chest of Jey in his corner. Wyatt now tags in and lays some stomps in himself. Jey back up with right hand, but Bray fights back. Wyatt with more shots in the corner and tags in Bryan. Bryan with some big kicks to the back of Jey Uso while he is in the ropes. Bryan slides outside and hits a knee to the face of Jey on the apron. Bryan tags Wyatt back in the match. Bray lands on Jey and connects with some punches. Bray charges in and hits a big splash to Jey in the corner. Bryan now tags back in. Bryan with vicious kicks to the chest of Jey, and follows it with a kick to the head. Bryan stalks Jey and kicks him in the ribs. Bryan follows that up with a rear chin lock. Jey fights back to his feet and connects with an enziguri. Jey tags in Jimmy. Jimmy is on fire with clotheslines and a kick to the gut of Bryan. He follows that with a Samoan drop and the splash in the corner. Jimmy covers but its broken up by Bray. Bray gets thrown to the outside. Bryan is tossed out also. The Usos come over the top at the same time on to Daniel Bryan and Bray Wyatt. Bryan and Bray are rolled back into the ring. The Usos go up top but they are knocked down by Rowan and Harper. The entire Wyatt family is on the attack on The Usos. Jey ducks a clothesline from Harper and Rowan and hits a superkick on Daniel Bryan. The Usos duck out of the ring and up the ramp while The Wyatt Family is frustrated in the ring. Bray, Harper, and Rowan stand over Bryan yelling at him. Bray whispers something into Bryan’s ear, and Bryan drops to his knees in front of Bray. Bray walks over and hits Bryan with Sister Abigail. Bray tells Bryan that he does this for all of us. All members of The Wyatt Family walk together to the back as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Damien Sandow is in the ring. He will go one on one with the #1 contender for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, John Cena.
John Cena vs. Damien Sandow
Both men lock up to start this match. Sandow with a headlock, but Cena counters with an armdrag into a shoulder lock. Cena locks in a headlock. Sandow goes for an armdrag, but Cena blocks it into one of his own. Sandow on the offensive now with punches and stomps to Cena in the corner. Sandow with multiple headbutts and a scoop slam as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Damien Sandow is still in control of John Cena. Sandow goes for a jumping knee but hits the canvas. Cena hits his 2 shoulder tackles and side slam. Cena connects with the 5 knuckle shuffle. Cena lifts Sandow up for the AA, but Sandow fights out and hits a sitout back slam for a 2 count. Sandow goes for a swinging neck breaker, but Cena fights out. Cena goes for the STF, but Sandow fights out and locks in the Royal Arch. Cena kicks off Sandow and hits a neckbreaker. Cena covers for a close 2 count. Cena goes up top, but Sandow catches him with punches. Sandow goes up top with him, but Cena pushes Sandow back to the mat. Cena catches Sandow and hits a tornado DDT. Cena covers for another close 2 count. Cena lifts up Sandow again, and against Sandow counters into a roll up for a 2 count. Sandow hits a reverse neck breaker and covers for another 2 count. Sandow goes for the You’re Welcome, but Cena counters into the STF. Sandow crawls to the ropes to break the hold. Sandow back up and locks in a crossface on Cena. Cena fights back to his feet with Sandow on his back and hits the AA. Cena covers for the 3 count.
Winner by Pinfall – John Cena
Back on Raw, the announcers show us footage of the unveiling of The WWE Network from last week. We go to the back where Kane is with Brad Maddox. Brad tells Kane that Raw has started off chaotic tonight. Kane tells Brad to start enforcing some rules. Brad says The Usos will tag against Bryan and Bray again tonight, but it will be in a steel cage. Kane says that’s a good idea, but the door will be chained and locked.
Back in the arena, The Big Show makes his way to the ring. He will be in action after the commercial break.
Back on Raw, The Real Americans are in the ring. Jack Swagger will go one on one with The Big Show.
The Big Show vs. Jack Swagger
Show shoves Swagger away to start this match. Swagger goes for a take down and is thrown down again. Show gets Swagger in the corner and hits a big chop. Show charges in and eats a boot. Swagger charges Show and gets hit with some big clotheslines. Swagger gets splashed in the corner and then gets hit with a big spear. Show grabs Swagger by the throat and hits a chokeslam for the 3 count.
Winner by Pinfall – The Big Show
After the match, Cesaro tries to interfere, but retreats through the crowd. Big Show gets back in the ring and stands behind Zeb Colter. Big Show grabs Colter by the shirt, but Cesaro jumps in behind Show. Show tosses Cesaro over the top, and goes back to Colter. Show grabs Colter and calls for the WMD. Big Show winks at Colter and hits him with the WMD.
When we come back from break, CM Punk will team with The New Age Outlaws vs. The Shield.
Back on Raw, The New Age Outlaws make their way to the ring. The NAO do their spill, and then introduce their partner, CM Punk. Their opponents, The Shield, make their way to the ring for this 6 man tag team match.
CM Punk and The New Age Outlaws vs. The Shield
Billy Gunn and Dean Ambrose start this match out. Billy with shoulder block on Ambrose, and Ambrose fights back with shots to the head. Ambrose charges in and eats an elbow. Ambrose tags in Rollins. Rollins with right hands to Billy Gunn. Billy fights back, but eats a boot in the corner. Billy connects with a tilt a whirl slam and a cover for a 2 count. Road Dogg now tags in. Road Dogg goes for an arm wrench but eats a right hand. Ambrose now tags in. Ambrose is on the attack in the corner to Road Dogg. Road Dogg fights back with his jabs and knee drop. Road Dogg locks in a rear chin lock. Road Dogg tags in CM Punk. Ambrose retreats to his corner, but doesn’t tag anyone in. CM Punk takes the fight to Ambrose. Punk tosses Ambrose face first 4 times in to opposite corners. Punk charges in and eats a boot. Punk lifts up Ambrose, but he fights out and tags in Rollins. Punk lifts up Rollins, but Rollins fights out and tags in Reigns. Punk and Reigns stare off. The trade blows, and Reigns gets the upper hand. Punk fights back with more shots. Punk charges in and gets knocked to the canvas by Reigns. Punk lifts up Reigns, but Reigns fights out. Punk low bridges Reigns. Punk dives through the ropes onto Reigns are we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, CM Punk is in the ring with Seth Rollins. Punk connects with a swinging neck breaker. Punk covers for a 2 count. Rollins fights back with a slam to Punk into the middle rope. Reigns tags in and hits a kick to the face of Punk. Reigns covers Punk for a 2 count. Ambrose now tags in. Ambrose all over Punk with kicks and punches. Ambrose covers for a 2 count and then locks in a rear chin lock. Both men back to their feet, and Ambrose connects with a knee to the gut. Ambrose covers for a 2 count and tags in Rollins. Rollins with a straight right hand to Punk. Rollins with a running forearm to the face of Punk and covers for a 2 count. Rollins drags Punk to his corner and tags in Ambrose. Ambrose with a big clothesline and a cover for a 2 count. Ambrose with multiple stomps to the gut of Punk. Ambrose gouges at the eyes of Punk and the ref breaks him away. Punk tries to make the tag but Ambrose stops him with a headbutt. Ambrose tosses Punk to the outside by the announce table. Ambrose gets whipped into the steel stops by Punk. Punk rolls back into the ring, and Rollins tags in. Punk back to his feet and hits a calf kick. Roman Reigns tags in and drags Punk back. Reigns taunts the NAO, and turns around into a kick by Punk. Punk crawls to the corner, but the New Age Outlaws drop to the floor and deny Punk the tag. They then make their way to the back. Punk is now one on three against The Shield. Punk hits a neck breaker to Reigns, and then tosses Rollins to the outside. Punk turns around and eats a spear by Reigns for the 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall – The Shield
After the match, The Shield start to leave, and Reigns wants to hit the triple powerbomb. The Shield gets back into the ring and hit Punk with the triple powerbomb. The Shield make their way through the crowd as Punk lays motionless in the middle of the ring.
We go to the back where we see The Wyatt Family. Bray tells Bryan that The Usos are afraid of them. They don’t wanna be locked in the cage with them. He says tonight in the cage, they will find redemption. Bryan says tonight in the cage, we will find the monsters.
Back on Raw, The Funkadactyls are in the ring. AJ Lee and Tamina now make their way to the ring. This will be a tag team divas match.
AJ Lee and Tamina vs. The Funkadactyls
Cameron and Tamina start this match off. Tamina starts off quick by throwing Cameron down to the mat. Tamina goes for a leg drop and misses. Cameron hits the ropes and connects with a head scissor. Tamina lifts up Cameron and hangs her on the top rope. Tamina covers for a 2 count. Tamina locks in a rear waist lock. Tamina picks up Cameron and hits a scoop slam. Tamina now tags in AJ. AJ connects with a swinging neck breaker and skips around the ring. AJ covers for a 2 count. AJ mocks Naomi and locks in a rear chin lock to Cameron. Cameron fights to her feet and hits a jawbreaker. She tries to make a tag but AJ stops her. AJ hits a shining wizard and covers for the 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall – AJ Lee and Tamina
After the match, Tamina attacks Cameron. Naomi jumps in the ring and tosses AJ and Tamina out of the ring. AJ and Tamina back up the ramp as Naomi tells them to get in the ring.
We go to the back where Randy Orton is looking for The Authority. We then cut to the announcers where they tell us about the main event cage match for tonight. After the break, will be the first inductee into the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame.
Back on Raw, Randy Orton and Kane are in the back. Orton says everything is going wrong. Talking about John Cena, Brock Lesnar, and Batista. He says he needs protection. Kane says all he can control is what happens tonight. Kane says tonight, Randy can let out his frustration on Kofi Kingston.
We go to the announcers where they reveal the first inductee into the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame. The first inductee, is The Ultimate Warrior.
We go to the back, and Renee Young introduces Paul Heyman. Renee asks Heyman about what happened last week between The Big Show and Brock Lesnar, and how he feels Lesnar will do against Big Show at the rumble. Heyman says The Big Show tried to impress Lesnar by knocking out an elderly man in Zeb Colter. He says that The Big Show is stupid for trying to pick a fight with Brock Lesnar. Heyman says he and Lesnar are not impressed by Big Show’s actions.
Back in the arena, The WWE World Heavywieght Champion Randy Orton makes his way to the ring. He will go one on one with Kofi Kingston when we come back from break.
Back on Raw, Kofi Kingston makes his way to the ring for this one on one match.
Randy Orton vs. Kofi Kingston
Orton starts the match out with a kick to the gut and by throwing Kofi to the outside. Orton with a big uppercut, and then throws Kofi into the barricade. Orton tosses Kofi back into the ring and then covers for a 2 count. Orton chokes Kofi in the corner on the middle rope. Orton still all over Kofi with stomps and kicks to the head. Kofi hits the corner and hits Orton in the face with a boot. Kofi starts fighting back with kicks of his own. Kofi charges in and eats a big clothsline. Orton covers for a 2 count. Orton with a stomp to the back of Kofi. Orton hangs Kofi on the top rope and Kofi tumbles to the outside. The ref starts the 1o count as Orton poses to the crowd. Orton gives chase to Kofi. Orton tries to throw Kofi into the announce table, but Kofi blocks and throws Orton face first 3 times into the table. Both men now back in the ring. Kofi gives chase and Orton throws Kofi face first into the middle turnbuckle. Orton picks Kofi up and puts him on the top rope. Orton with a headbutt and goes up top with him. Orton connects with a big superplex. Orton covers Kofi and gets a close 2 count. Orton starts working on the limbs of Kofi with stomps. Orton connects with a jumping knee to the chest and covers for a 2 count. Kofi starts to fight back with right hands and kicks. Kofi clothesline Orton to the outside. Kofi tries for a baseball slide, but Orton moves. Kofi grabs Orton and throws him head first into the steps. Kofi leaps off the apron and hits a big clothesline as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Randy Orton is in control of Kofi Kingston on the outside. Orton hits a bell to back suplex to Kofi on the barricade. Orton then tosses Kofi first first into the announce table. Both men now back in the ring. Orton goes for the cover and gets a 2 count. Orton locks in a rear chin lock. Both men to their feet and Kofi fights back with a bell to back suplex of his own. Both men down and the ref starts the 10 count. Orton gets to his feet first, but Kofi fights with right hands. Kofi for for trouble in paradise, but Orton ducks and tosses Kofi to the outside. Orton throws Kofi into the steel steps twice. Both men now back in the ring. Orton with a stomp to the head of Kofi and then covers for another 2 count. Orton argues with the ref saying it was a 3 count. Orton locks in another rear chin lock. Kofi fights back to his feet, but Orton hits a club to the back. Orton charges Kofi and eats an elbow. Kofi goes for a drop kick but Orton swats him to the side. Orton picks up Kofi and hits a big uppercut. Orton goes for another uppercut, but Kofi counters into a backslide for a 2 count. Orton hits the uppercut and covers for a 2 count. Orton now locks in another chin lock. Kofi fights back to his feet again, but Orton tosses him down by his hair. Orton tries to drop a knee but Kingston moves. Kofi with a big drop kick and a clothesline. Kofi hits the ropes and misses with the boom drop. Orton hangs Kofi on the middle rope, and goes for the DDT, but Kofi slips out and hits the S.O.S. and gets the 3 count for the upset victory.
Winner by Pinfall – Kofi Kingston
After the match, Orton is pacing around the ring and throwing a tantrum. Orton goes over to Cena’s dad and attacks him. Security throws Orton off of him. Cena runs down to ringside to check on his dad. WWE officials call for a paramedic for John Cena’s dad as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, John Cena’s dad is being stretchered out of the building. The announcers show us the reply of what just transpired in the match and afterwards. We go to the back and Cena’s dad is being loaded into an ambulance. John Cena is going with him to the hospital.
Back in the arena, The WWE Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes and Goldust make their way to the ring. They will tag together against Ryback and Curtis Axel.
The Brotherhood vs. Ryback and Curtis Axel
Goldust and Curtis Axel will start this match. Axel starts with a kick to the gut and shots to the face of Goldust. Goldust comes back with a kick to the gut and a shot to the face himself. Ryback now tags in. Ryback hits the ropes and lands a shoulder tackle on Goldust. Ryback wants a test of strength with Goldust, but Goldust gets a shot to the face. Cody tags in and hits a moonsault on Ryback for a 1 count. Goldust now tags back in. Goldust with a shot to the gut, but Ryback comes back and tags in Axel. Axel hits a club to the back of Goldust. Axel lands stomps and punches to Goldust in the corner. Goldust comes forward and eats a drop kick. Axel covers for a 2 count. Axel tags in Ryback. Ryback and Axel hit a double team move to Goldust and Ryback covers for a 2 count. Ryback locks in a rear chin lock. Goldust fights back to his feet, but Ryback hits a gorilla press front slam. Ryback covers and gets a 2 count. Cuts Axel now tags back in. Axel whips Goldust into the corner, but Goldust connects with a spring board elbow. Ryback tags in and cuts Goldust off from making a tag. Goldust connects with a bulldog and both men are now down. Ryback tags in Axel, and Goldust gets to Cody. Cody is on fire and hits a roll up on Axel for a 2 count. Cody hangs Axel up on the top rope and kicks him in the gut. Cody hits a spring board drop kick to Axel. Cody goes up top and hits the disaster kick on Ryback. Axel rolls up Cody from behind or a 2 count. Axel goes for a neck breaker, but Cody counters into Cross Rhodes for the 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall – The Brotherhood
Back on Raw, Rey Mysterio makes his way to the ring. He will go one on one with Alberto Del Rio.
Rey Mysterio vs. Alberto Del Rio
Both men lock up to start the match. Del Rio starts the match of aggressively with kicks and a scoop slam. Del Rio covers for a 2 count. Mysterio hits the head scissor and sets Del Rio up for the 619 but Del Rio bails to the outside. Rey comes off the apron with a seated senton. Both men now back in the ring. Rey comes off the top rope with another seated senton. Del Rio catches Rey with a kick to the gut, but Mysterio counters with a kick to the head. Mysterio covers for a 2 count. Del Rio catches Rey with an arm breaker and follows it up with punches to the face. Del Rio works on the arm of Rey with a submission. Mysterio fights back to his feet, but eats a big tilt a whirl back breaker. Del Rio covers for another 2 count. Del Rio wrenches Rey’s arm in the middle rope. Rey gets whipped hard into the corner, and Del Rio charges but misses him and hits the post. Del Rio falls to the outside. Del Rio is now back in the ring. Del Rio charges but eats a boot to the face. Del Rio catches Rey, but Rey counters into a head scissor and hits the 619. Rey goes up top, but Del Rio hangs him on the top. Del Rio hits the superkick to Rey on the top. Del Rio locks in the cross arm breaker and Rey taps out.
Winner by Submission – Alberto Del Rio
After the match, Del Rio asks Batista how he likes his friend Batista. He says if Batista shows up next week, the same thing is going to happen to him. Del Rio says he will eliminate Batista in the Royal Rumble match. He says everyone will stop talking about him, and start talking about Alberto Del Rio.
Back on Raw, we go to the back where Kane is with CM Punk. Punk asks where The Authority is. Punk says he is tired of dealing with Triple H’s hitmen. Kane says that The Authority has no idea what he is talking about. The Authority has decided to let Punk be in the Royal Rumble match. Punk says he has no problem with that, but he does have a problem with Kane.
Up next will be the tag team cage match between The Wyatt Family and The Usos. The Wyatt Family make their ways to the ring first. The Usos will make their way to the ring after the break.
Back on Raw, The Usos make their way to the ring. The Wyatt’s are already in the ring as we get this main event underway. Before the match gets underway, Kane makes his way to the ring. He locks the door to the cage.
The Usos vs. The Wyatt Family (Steel Cage Match)
All 4 men start the match off by trading blows in the ring. Jey is on Bryan and Jimmy is on Bray. The Usos with duel kicks to Bray. Bryan drops Jey in the corner. Jimmy with a big right hand to Bray, but Bray tosses him over his back into the steel cage. Bryan starts working on Jey. Both Bray and Bryan chock an Uso on the middle rope. Bryan with a drop kick to the back of Jey Uso. Bray now working on Jimmy Uso. Bray hits a catapult on Jimmy into the steel cage. Jey starts fighting back on Bryan. Jey tries to go over the top of the cage, but Bryan catches him. Jey and Bryan are both on top of the cage now. Jey with headbutts to Bryan and now Bray gives chase. Bray catches Jey by the hair and lands some shots. Bray drags Jey back in the cage and tosses him head first into it. Jimmy attacks Bray on top of the cage and tosses him to the mat. Jimmy now chases Bryan up the cage and catches him. Jimmy hits a russian leg sweep from the top rope to the mat on Bryan as we go to commercial.
Back on Raw, Bray Wyatt is all over Jey Uso and Daniel Bryan is on Jimmy Uso. Bryan with stomps in the corner to Jimmy. Bray and Jey are fighting on the top rope. Jey kicks Bray away and connects with a corkscrews splash. He covers but Bryan breaks up the count. Bryan tosses Jey into the cage. Bryan walks over and hangs Jimmy upside down and hits a baseball slide to the face of Jimmy. Bryan tries to escape but Jey catches him. Both Usos go up top with Bryan and hits a double belly to back suplex off the top rope. All 4 men are now down on the mat. Jey covers Bryan but Bray makes the save. Bray no goes back and forth between the Usos with shots. Jimmy gets thrown into the cage. Bray goes for Sister Abigail on Jey, but Jimmy comes out of nowhere with a superkick. All 4 men are now down again. They Usos both try to escape out of the top of the cage, but Bryan and Wyatt catch them. All 4 men are now on top of the cage. Bryan with Jimmy and Bray with Jey. Jimmy hits a headbutt to Bryan, and he ends up hanging Bray on the top rope. Both Usos come over the top and get to the floor for the win.
Winners by Escape – The Usos
After the match, Bray walks over to Bryan and whispers something into Bryan’s ear. Bryan drops to his knees. Bray grabs Bryan and goes or Sister Abigail, but Bryan pushes him away. The crowd is going nuts for Daniel Bryan. Bray asks Bryan why he defies him. Bryan looks around at the WWE Universe. The roof has exploded for Daniel Bryan. Bray drops to his knees and dares Bryan to defy him. Bray calls Bryan a coward. Bray charges Bryan in the corner, but Bryan moves and explodes with drop kicks in the corner to Bray. Bryan lands big kicks to the chest of Bray Wyatt, and then a kick to the head. Bryan then takes off the Wyatt attire he had on. Bryan with more kicks to the chest of Bray. He then tosses Bray into Rowan and Harper as they try to climb the cage. Bryan now with Loud Yes chants with the WWE Universe. This ovation is insane for Daniel Bryan. Bryan hits his running knee to Bray Wyatt and then poses on top of the cage. More Yes chants with the WWE Universe. Bryan chants with the WWE Universe as we go off the air.