Spoilers: Raw taping results from London
Apr 22, 2013 - by Steve Gerweck
Raw kicks off with Paul Heyman coming out, repping for Brock Lesnar. Big ECW chants for Lesnar. Heyman says Triple H is not at Raw tonight, and he is going to read an email to the live crowd that he received from Triple H.
Triple H’s music hits, and he is in fact at Raw. Big pop for HHH, but surprisingly not as big as the one JBL received.
Triple H accepts Brock Lesnar’s Extreme Rules match challenge, then Pedigrees Paul Heyman!
It’s show on the Titan Tron that Chris Jericho vs Dolph Ziggler will take place on Raw tonight.
Antonio Cesaro vs R-Truth is up next.
Truth defeats Cesaro in a pretty quick match.
Tons of Funk is out next, and the match is Brodus Clay vs Damien Sandow. Bob says, “Think there was a botch there, roll up spot repeated once. Sandow wins, we’re going for a JBL chant every segment I think!”
A stipulation was added to Jericho vs Ziggler. If Jericho wins, the World Title match at Extreme Rules becomes a Fatal Four Way match with Jericho included.
Dolph Ziggler and Chris Jericho fought in a very long match, in which Jericho kicked out of the Fame Asser. Jericho locked in the Walls of Jericho and then Fandango’s music hit. There is no sign of Fandango, but the crowd popped massively for him. Ziggler hit the Zig Zag as Jericho was distracted to pick up the victory.
Tensai defeated Cody Rhodes when he hit a big splash.
Ryback appears on the screen and gets a mixed reaction from the crowd. Ryback talks about John Cena and how people just do not understand.
Out comes Big E Langston, who will be in a match next. He faces Zack Ryder and squashes him in quick fashion.
There is a pre-taped segment with Daniel Bryan and Kane. Bryan had some diagrams and pie charts, talking to Kane. The crowd started chanting “We Want Pie Charts.”
The Undertaker comes out and is attacked by The Shield before the match. Undertaker gets beaten down and then Team Hell No rushes out and clears the ring from The Shield. The match has not started yet.
Finally, the match begins with Bryan and Ambrose in the ring. Undertaker tags in early. He works over the arm of Ambrose, hits Old School, and tags in Kane. The Shield are in control right now, working over Kane.
The Undertaker is working with Reigns, gets Speared, but kicks out of it. The end comes when Bryan misses a flying headbutt and Ambrose pins him. Great 15 minute match.
After the match, Bryan asks The Undertaker for a hug. Taker walks off. Kane and Bryan hug.
-The Rock tweet comes on the screen, with a small amount of boos following.
Cena is backstage with Mick Foley. It looks like Ryback and Foley will be the final segment.
Fandango comes out next to a huge pop from the crowd.
Fandango defeats William Regal. After the match, Jericho comes out and attacks Fandango. He throws him off the stage. He dances with Fandango’s dancer and his music afterwards.
Kaitlyn comes out, looks like she is going to talk. Instead, there is a Divas Battle Royal to determine the Number 1 Contender. The match is won by AJ, who is the new number 1 contender to Kaitlyn’s Divas Championship.
The final segment is with Mick Foley who has a steel chair. Foley says he did not come for a confrontation but Ryback comes out. Foley talks about his accomplishments and says he will fight Ryback if need be. He gets in the face of Ryback and asks what happened to the man who commanded respect and says it is inevitable that Ryback will be WWE Champion.Ryback tells Foley he needs to shut up and stop living in the past.
Ryback calls Cena SuperCena and says he will be WWE Champion at Extreme Rules. Out comes Cena, but The Shield appears as well. The Shield turns their attention to Ryback, but Cena uses a chair to run off The Shield. Cena protects Ryback and then hits an AA on him.
Credit: Bob Bamber and wrestlezone.com