Last night’s WWE Raw Results from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.
The show opens with a tribute video for Veteran’s Day with John Cena narrating. A preview video for tonight’s show is played hyping Jerry Lawler’s return, the John Cena/AJ Lee affair evidence from Vickie Guerrero, Brad Maddox controversy and more.
Michael Cole and Jim Ross are on commentary at this stage.
1) Randy Orton defeated Dolph Ziggler with a roll-up.
After the match, Ricardo, Ziggler and Del Rio beat Orton down before Kofi Kingston runs in and clears the ring. Teddy Long comes out and says Vickie Guerrero is way too obsessed with AJ Lee and makes a tag match that will take place right now…
2) Alberto Del Rio & Dolph Ziggler defeated Randy Orton & Kofi Kingston when Del Rio kicks Kofi in the head when Ricardo had him distracted.
Vickie Guerrero is in the ring with Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler says he gives us the definition of scandal but he’s out here for the truth. He shows photos of Cena and AJ Lee having dinner and getting into that elevator and the hotel room controversy.
Vickie talks about threatening AJ Last week and says she could have suspended her but she didn’t. She calls out AJ Lee to the ring to explain herself. AJ comes out to the ring to a nice pop from the crowd and Vickie wants her to admit that she had an affair with Cena. Vickie eggs her on and AJ then admits it. She will tell the truth… she and John Cena are just friends and she smiles in Vickie’s face. AJ says nothing inappropriate has ever happened between them and that Vickie is just jealous that AJ got the General Manager job over Vickie in the summer. AJ trash talks Vickie before she says she has been sent some voicemails that will silence everyone.
A voicemail of AJ talking to Cena’s phone. AJ says whatever happened last night was a mistake and she is sorry. AJ is confused. Vickie plays another message where AJ says they need to stop but when she sees Cena she loses control. Vickie laughs and AJ acts as if she has made the voicemails up. Vickie plays another one where AJ tells Cena he drives her crazy. AJ says they should be together. AJ says Vickie has hacked into Cena’s phone and edited the messages together. Dolph speaks up and tells AJ it’s over – we all know something happened.
John Cena comes out and gets inbetween AJ and Ziggler. AJ smacks Ziggler and Cena smacks him to the ground with a right hand. Ziggler ends up on the floor and heads up the ramp with Vickie.
After the commercial, John Cena is backstage with AJ. Cena says they are making AJ’s life hard over something that never happened and would never happen. AJ asks about the never would happen comment and AJ changes his tune a bit. Cena nervously walks off and AJ wonders.
3) World Heavyweight Champion The Big Show defeats William Regal with a Chokeslam in a non-title match.
Post-match, Show is going to hit the Knockout punch on Regal but out comes Sheamus and he makes the save. Sheamus unloads with punches and kicks Show out of the ring as he stands tall in the ring and helps Regal to his feet.
4) Kaitlyn defeated Layla to become the New No 1. contender to the WWE Divas Title at WWE Survivor Series. The finish came when Kaityln hit the Inverted DVD. WWE Divas Champion Eve Torres was on commentary and they stared each other down after the bell.
Jerry “The King” Lawler makes his way to the ring and hugs Cole and Ross before taking the mic as the crowd chants his name. Lawler says he is overwhelmed and didn’t think he would return so this is big for him. He gets choked up and thanks everyone for supporting him and that it is great to be back.
Out comes WWE Champion CM Punk with Paul Heyman and says he is glad Lawler left the ring and joined commentary as if he didn’t, he would have beaten Lawler to death. Punk has words for the fans now and calls Lawler a zombie for coming back to life and nobody really cares how long he was dead. Punk says he has a number that actually means something – 358, the number of days he has been WWE Champion. He is now tying Diesel for the 9th longest reign in WWE history. One week he will be celebrating one year because he will beat Ryback and John Cena at WWE Survivor Series and Lawler will have a front row seat to see it all, as long as he doesn’t die before Sunday. Lawler says the only thing on life support is Punk’s run as WWE Champion. Punk goes to invite Lawler in the ring but Heyman starts to cough up and then drops to the mat, mocking Lawler. Punk throws the X symbol to the back and then gives Heyman CPR in a parody as the crowd boos heavily. They sit up and laugh at Lawler when Mick Foley’s music plays.
Foley says he is going to let the fans choose the final member of Team Foley at WWE Survivor Series. Foley is pissed at Punk for mocking Lawler and he says Cena or Ryback will take home the title from Punk on Sunday. Punk says it has nothing to do with him but then Foley says it does as he will be a special enforcer for Punk vs Cena tonight.
5) Tyson Kidd, Justin Gabriel, Sin Cara & Rey Mysterio defeated The Prime Time Players, Primo & Epico in an 8-man tag match when Gabriel hit the 450 splash on Young for the victory.
A video montage is played for Fandango taking with a woman.
The Miz is backstage on the phone and he is telling someone he will find a way to make a big impact at Survivor Series. Dolph Ziggler walks up and says it’s only a matter of time before Miz begs to be on Team Ziggler. They argue but Foley walks up and proposes a tag match for tonight. Kane & whoever wins fan voting vs Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes. Ziggler walks off as we see the poll for the Team Foley’s last entrant is active with the options as #WWESantino for Santino Marella, #WWEZack for Zack Ryder and #WWEMiz for The Miz.
6) R-Truth defeated Tensai with his finisher. Before the match began it was announced that he would get a United States Title shot at Antonio Cesaro at Survivor Series.<
7) Ryback defeated Brad Maddox with the Shellshocked in a brutual squash match. Maddox would have earned a $1 million contract if he won the match but he didn’t.
After the match Maddox is shown bleeding from the mouth, he gets up and gets nailed with a big clothesline again.
8) Sheamus defeated David Otunga with a Brogue Kick.
Big Show is shown beating up Regal some more backstage and says this is what will happen to Sheamus on Sunday and he hits Regal with a stiff punch.
Daniel Bryan is backstage with Kane and is annoyed that his tag team partner is teaming with someone sle tonight.
9) Kane and The Miz defeated Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes when Kane hit the chokeslam on Cody for the win after interference from Daniel Bryan.
10) John Cena defeated WWE Champion CM Punk in a non-title match when he hit the Attitude Adjustment for the victory after interference from Ryback.
RAW ends with all three combatants from Sunday staring each other down.
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This article was first posted on November 13, 2012