5/24 WWE house show results from Rotterdam, Netherlands
May 24, 2014 - by Steve Gerweck
1. Goldust, Cody Rhodes, The Miz, and Rob Van Dam beat Titus O’Neil, Jack Swagger (w/Zeb Colter), Tyson Kidd, and Justin Gabriel. RVD pinned Titus after the frog splash. Very fun opening match. RVD is still over.
2. Rusev (w/Lana) beat Zack Ryder. Rusev won via submission with The Accolade. Rusev assaulted Ryder after the match and put him in his finisher again.
3. Paige defeated Natalya and Tamina Snuka. Paige won by forcing Tamina to submit. Natalya was the most over.
4. Big Show beat Kane in a cage match. Show escaped the cage and knocked out Kane after the match. Kane assaulted the refs after the match but Brad Maddox talked him out of double chokeslamming them and received one of his own and a tombstone piledriver to the delight of the Dutch crowd.
5. Santino Marella and Emma beat Fandango and Layla. The crowd was able to vote for mixed tag or dance off. Everyone cheered for tag match. Fandango challenged Santino to a dance off. Fandango danced poorly, then Santino started dancing and was attacked to set up the tag match. Santino and Emma won with a simultaneous pin.
6. Bad News Barrett defeated Big E to retain the Intercontinental Title. Pat Patterson was the guest ring announcer. Barrett pinned E after the Bull Hammer. The crowd was pro Barrett.
7. The Shield beat Randy Orton, Ryback, and Curtis Axel. Reigns pinned Ryback after a spear.