1/7 WWE house show results from Tyler, TX (Y2J in the house)
Jan 7, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
From Larry Grimes:
- 6,000 plus in attendance at the Oil Palace.
- They have a mini-ramp and mini-titantron set up for the first time.
- The Miz is out first on the mic talking about how he is going to beat Punk. He then talks about beating R-Truth. Truth comes out and jumps on Miz. Miz runs off and out comes David Otunga. Otunga asks Truth to leave. Truth leaves.
- Special bell ringer and ring announcer, the Bellas. Special referee is Santino Marella for Eve Torress vs. WWE diva champion Beth Phoenix for the title. Eve hit her Swanton off the top rope. The Bellas interfere by kissing Santino and Phoenix hits the Glam Slam for the win. Otunga comes in
the ring talking to Santino about going to referee school. Otunga hits Santino, knocking him down.
- Alex Cesaro and Michael McGillicutty vs. Mason Ryan and Alex Riley. Ryan and Riley win via Ryan’s finisher.
- U.S. title match: Zack Ryder defeated Jack Swagger
- Chris Jericho arrives in his flashing jacket. He grabs the mic, but Otunga comes out and tells Jericho to leave cause his jacket causes seizures. Says he will be arrested if he doesn’t take off the jacket. Jericho takes off the jacket, hits Otunga on the head with the mic and does the lion tamer, as Otunga taps.
- Tag Team championship: Air Boom vs. Epico and Primo (with Rosa). Air Booms wins with the trouble in paradise and Bourne with air bourne.
- John Cena defeated Kane via DQ when Kane used a chair.
- CM Punk defeated The Miz to retain the WWE title.