WWE SURVIVOR SERIES COVERAGE: FIVE ON FIVE
Nov 20, 2011 - by Steve Gerweck
(3) Traditional Survivor Series elimination match: Team Barrett (Wade Barrett, Jack Swagger, United States champion Dolph Ziggler (subbing for Christian), IC champion Cody Rhodes and Hunico) vs. Team Orton (Randy Orton, Sheamus, Sin Cara, tag team champion Kofi Kingston, and Mason Ryan)
Order of elimination
– Orton eliminated Ziggler via the RKO at 1:33. Sin Cara got caught on the rope flipping over the ropes, and appeared hurt on the outside.
– Sin Cara was eliminated at 3:42, being unable to continue as the training staff attended to him.
– Mason Ryan eliminated by the cross roads by Cody Rhodes at 8:50.
– Barrett eliminated Kingston via the wasteland at 14:05 (heels up 4 to 2)
– Sheamus was disqualified at 18:49 when not breaking with Swagger was on the ropes (4 on 1). Afterwards, Sheamus kicks Swagger.
– Orton pins Swagger at 19:32 to eliminate him. (3 on 1)
– Orton eliminates Hunico at 21:37 via RKO
– Barrett pins Orton at 22:09
SURVIVORS: Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes
– Backstage, Del Rio talks to the Bella Twins. John Lauranitis interrupts asking if Del Rio talking his match tonight seriously. Del Rio says that tonight will be the first of many title defenses at Madison Square Garden. Del Rio says there is no way he is going to lose to a guy that should be sleeping on the side walk on street.
– We see a bullying promo.