WWE Monday Night Raw 12/20/10

WWE open, then straight to the arena.  Justin Roberts is the ring announcer.  Jerry Lawler and CM Punk are the announcers.

WWE Champion The Miz comes out.  He is ecstatic to STILL be champion.  Weird creepy music plays.  Alex Riley comes out as the Ghost of Christmas Past to show Miz the error of his ways.  They show clips of the Miz/Lawler TLC Match from a few weeks ago.  Miz is proud of that.  Michael Cole comes out as the Ghost of Christmas Present and talks about how Miz beat Randy Orton last night.  Miz is proud of that too.  The show a picture of the Angry Miz Girl.  They make her mouth move and have her as the Ghost of Christmas Future.  This was good up until this point.  She warns Miz about the new #1 Contender, John Morrison.  Miz isn’t concerned.  John Morrison comes out and bashes this stupidity.  Morrison says he will beat Miz when they meet for the title.  Miz disagrees.  Riley shoves Morrison.  Morrison kicks his ass.  Sheamus runs in.  Morrison kicks his ass too.  Sheamus attacks Morrison’s injured knee and gives him the Polish Hammer.  Riley gets in Lawler’s face at ringside, so Lawler punches him in the face!  The iBooker dings in.  Cole does his spiel and announces the main event for tonight: Miz, Riley, & Sheamus vs. Morrison, Lawler, & Randy Orton.  Orton appears on the stage and decks Miz.

They show John Cena (literally) burying Wade Barrett last night.  Tonight, Cena is back!  He was never gone!  Commercials!

WWE.com plug.

Cole, Lawler, and Punk hype tonight’s main event.  WWE Divas Champion Natalya has joined them for commentary for next match.

Triple Threat Match to determine the #1 Contender for the WWE Divas Championship: Melina vs. Alicia Fox vs. Eve Torres.  Fox beats up both of her opponents.  She gives Melina what looked like a stiff elbow to the nose.  Fox sends Eve outside.  Melina makes her comeback on Fox.  Eve comes back in.  Everybody trades cradles.  Fox powerbombs Melina.  Cover, but Eve saves.  Eve beats up Fox and hits a standing moonsault for 2.  Eve tries to go up top, but Melina cuts her off.  Melina tries a superplex.  Fox lifts Melina on her shoulders.  Eve goes for a Doomsday cross body, but Melina rolls through and pins Fox with a victory roll in 2:55.  Not a bad little match.  Natalya gets in the ring to congratulate Melina.  Melina slaps her and leaves.  Yay!  Melina is back to being a bitch!  About damn time.  She’s dreadful as a babyface.

The Bella Twins chat backstage.  WWE United States Champion Daniel Bryan walks up.  They’re escorting him to the ring.  It’s good to be AmDrag!  Commercials.

WWE bullshit fact of the night.

The announcers say that Nexus won’t be there tonight.

Non-Title: WWE United States Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ The Bella Twins) vs. William Regal.  BRYAN VS. REGAL~!  They lock up and do glorious, glorious chain wrestling.  Bryan breaks free of a hold and lands a dropkick.  More glorious trading of holds.  Regal kicks Bryan in the back.  Bryan lands an elbow smash and retaliates.  Bryan kicks the hell out of Regal in the corner.  Bryan backflips over Regal and runs into a forearm smash.  Regal coves for 2, then cranks on a cravat.  Bryan slams Regal, but Regal hangs on to the cravat!  Regal finally releases the hold and elbows Bryan in the face a bunch.  Awesome.  Cover gets 2.  Regal lands knee lifts and forearms for 2.  Regal applies a full nelson on the mat.  Bryan breaks out.  They trade European uppercuts.  Bryan wins that exchange.  Regal awesomely blocks a backslide, elbows Bryan in the head, and goes for the Regal Stretch.  Bryan counters.  Regal goes for a butterfly suplex.  Bryan counters and locks in the LeBell Lock for the win in 4:31.  Fucking great little match.  Regal applauds Bryan.  The Bellas kiss him.  Bryan seems confused.

Tonight, big six-man tag!  Commercials.

John Morrison is getting ready in his locker room.  Randy Orton comes in and compliments him on the match last night.  Morrison says what happened to Orton was “bogus.”  Orton says if Morrison wins the title, Orton is coming for him.  Morrison says he’ll be ready and he trusts that Orton will be ready too.  Orton says Morrison shouldn’t trust him.

Tamina walks on Santino Marella’s back.  Maryse comes in and argues with Tamina while also standing on Santino’s back.  Ted Dibiase Jr. and Vladimir Kozlov pull them apart.

Mark Henry and Gail Kim talk about how nice Raw is without The Nexus around.  WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero walk by.  Henry decides it’s not so nice.  Commercials.

WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella & Tamina vs. Ted Dibiase Jr. & Maryse.  Santino is selling back problems.  Tamina lifts him up and fixes his back.  Santino and Dibiase lock up.  Santino threats the Cobra, then hits a judo throw.  Dibiase drops him and pounds on him.  Santino misses a punch.  Dibiase lands a dropkick for 2.  Dibiase clamps on a rear chin lock.  Santino fights out and makes his comeback.  He sets up the Cobra.  Maryse tags in.  Santino sees her.  Maryse knocks the Cobra into Santino, or something.  Tamina superkicks Maryse and goes up top.  Santino tries to give Dibiase the Cobra, but Dibiase low bridges him out of the ring.  Dibiase falls out in the process.  Tamina hits the Superfly splash on Maryse for the pin in 2:53.  Mostly a comedy match, which is fine.  Santino has re-injured his back.  Tamina carries him to the back.

John Cena is backstage.  Some dude gives him flowers.  He gives the flowers to a chick.  Commercials.

University of Texas!

John Cena comes out to cut a promo.  He hugs a guy in a “We Hate Cena” shirt.  He dances with joy at the lack of Nexus, then sings.  They show Cena burying Wade Barrett under chairs and stuff last night from various camera angles and in slow motion.  Vickie Guerrero and WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler come out.  Vickie makes my ears bleed by making that horrible noise with her mouth.  Texas hates her like she’s Hitler.  She’s trying to talk about Ziggler winning at the PPV, but the crowd hates her so loud she can’t talk.  They show video of Lawler making fat jokes at Vickie last week.  Vickie demands an apology from Lawler, or Ziggler will beat him up.  Lawler and Cena take turns making fat jokes.  Vickie slaps Cena.  iBooker dings in.  Cole announces Ziggler vs. Cena for RIGHT NOW!  Commercials.

Non-Title: John Cena vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero).  They wait until after commercials to start the match.  That’s nice of them!  Ziggler takes down Lawler and does a sweet half nelson cradle, but it doesn’t quite work out.  Cena gets a side headlock takeover right into the ropes.  Ziggler beats on Cena and stomps him down in the corner.  Cena hits a bulldog headlock for 2.  Ziggler tries a kick, but Cena catches his foot and hits the Fisherman suplex for 2.  Ziggler avoids Cena in the corner, then stomps on him again.  Ziggler lands some punches and gets 2.  Cena rallies and gets a 2 count of his own.  Cena telegraphs a backdrop and gets kicked in the head.  Cover gets 2.  Ziggler applies a side headlock.  Cena fights out and goes for the Attitude Adjustment.  Ziggler counters into the X Factor for 2.  Commercials.  Cena hits a sidewalk slam.  Double clothesline spot.  Ziggler hits a reverse Stunner for 2.  Ziggler lands a high dropkick for 2.  Cena avoids a second dropkick and makes his comeback.  He goes for the Attitude Adjustment, but Ziggler fights out and goes for the sleeper.  Cena escapes and locks in the STF.  Vickie distracts the referee so he doesn’t see Ziggler tap.  Cena argues with the referee.  Ziggler hits the Fameasser for 2.  Ziggler removes a turnbuckle pad.  The referee goes to correct it.  Ziggler tries to hit Cena with the championship belt.  Cena ducks the shot and hits the Attitude Adjustment for the pin in 13:26.  Good match.  CM Punk gets in the ring and attacks Cena with a chair.  Punk leaves.  Cena is pissed.

Tonight, big six-man tag!  Commercials.

Moments ago, ^^ happened.

During the break, Josh Matthews asked CM Punk WTF?  Punk says he gave Cena a taste of his own medicine, then drives away.

Jerry Lawler is getting ready backstage.  Sheamus comes in for a kingly discussion.  Sheamus says he earned his crown.  Lawler says he’s been king since 1974.  Sheamus says tonight, the king is dead.

Vickie Guerrero bitches at Dolph Ziggler in her nails on a chalkboard voice.  Ziggler wants a rematch tomorrow on Smackdown.  Vickie says it will be Cena vs. Ziggler & Vickie.

WWE Champion The Miz and Alex Riley come out.  The main event is NEXT!  Commercials!

WWE bullshit fact of the night.

Tomorrow night on Smackdown, Cena vs. Ziggler & Vickie!

They show video of The Miz making the media rounds.

With Punk gone and Lawler wrestling, Josh Matthews has joined Cole for commentary on the main event.

WWE Champion The Miz, Alex Riley, & Sheamus vs. John Morrison, Jerry “The King” Lawler, & Randy Orton.  Miz teases starting with Orton, then tags out to Riley.  Orton kicks Riley in the gut and beats on him.  Orton hits a knee drop and tags in Morrison.  Morrison beats up Riley, then gives Lawler a turn.  Lawler lands a dropkick!  Miz tags in.  Lawler punches him in the face and tags in Orton.  Miz scampers away and bails.  Orton chases him back into the ring.  Miz tags in Sheamus and bails again.  Commercials.  Sheamus works over Lawler.  Lawler avoids Sheamus in the corner and Sheamus spears the post.  Morrison gets the tag and runs wild on Sheamus.  Morrison hits the Flying Chuck, but tweaks his bad knee.  He decks an interfering Riley and goes for the Starship Pain.  Sheamus chop blocks the bad knee.  Morrison plays face in peril as the heels take turns working over his injured knee.  Orton gets the hot tag and runs wild on Miz.  He hits the Angle Slam, which has become one his standard moves.  Orton drops Miz with the DDT OF MURDER.  Cover, but Sheamus saves.  Morrison takes out Sheamus with a cross body out of the ring.  Orton humps the mat and RKOs Riley.  Lawler tags in and beats up Miz.  Miz goes for the Skull Crushing Finale, but Orton drops him with the RKO behind the referee’s back.  Lawler covers Miz for the pin in 14:19.  Way fun match.  iBooker dings in.  Cole announces Miz vs. Orton for the live Smackdown tomorrow night.  Miz jumps Lawler from behind.  Orton goes for Miz, but has to drop an interfering Riley.  Miz decks Orton and runs away.  Orton yells “Damn right, you son of a *beep*!”

Really fun Raw.  Good wrestling tonight.

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