December 9, 2013
Michael Cole welcomes us to the 2013 Slammy Awards. Booker T and The King will be your hosts tonight.
Daniel Bryan vs. Fandango
They go right after each other. Fandango locks in a side headlock, and Bryan shoots Fandango into the ropes. Fandango takes him down with a shoulder tackle. After a leapfrog and a dropdown, Bryan catches Fandango with a dropkick. Bryan unloads a couple of uppercuts and whips Fandango off again. Fandango reverses the whip and catches Bryan with a knee lift. Fandango suplexes Fandango for a 2-count. Fandango unloads on Bryan in the corner and whips him to the other side. Bryan catches Fandango with a drop-toe-hold into the corner and a series of kicks.
Bryan starts to work Fandango’s arm and goes back to the kicks. Bryan tries for a surfboard submission and has to stomp Fandango’s knees instead. Quick kick and a cover earns Bryan two. Bryan heads for the ropes, and Fandango tosses him out to the floor. Fandango tries the high-risk move, but to no avail. Bryan’s right back inside and catches Fandango with the suicide dive through the ropes. Bryan whips Fandango into the barricade on the outside and Bryan nails him with a running dropkick.
Bryan rolls Fandango back inside and heads for the top. Bryan takes a leap, and Fandango catches him with a powerbomb on the way down for 2. And we’re off to our first commercial of the night.
Back from break, and Bryan is in mid-comeback, flipping over and out on Fandango and catching him with the running clothesline. More Yes! kicks. Bryan winds up big time and barely catches Fandango for a 2-count. Fandango backs up into the corner and Bryan takes off with a big running dropkick, followed by more yes! kicks. Bryan tries another running dropkick, but Fandango avoids the contact and catches him with a suplex. Fandango heads to the top and misses the big leg drop! Bryan heads back to the top and connects with the Dynamite Headbutt. Fandango crawls to the corner, and Bryan connects with the running knee for the 1-2-3.
WINNER: Daniel Bryan
The lights flicker, and here comes The Wyatt Family with a backstage promo. Bray Wyatt says it’s Bryan’s ravenous behavior that draws Bryan to him. The clock is ticking for Bryan. He doesn’t wish to watch Bryan suffer. In his world, there are no happy endings and this is no fairytale. The story ends the same way it started. At TLC, he needs him to know that they’re going to hurt him bad. He doesn’t care if it kills him, Wyatt promises to prove that Bryan’s a monster just like him. He’ll take all the pain away. Join us.
Justin Roberts brings out Jerry “The King” Lawler and Booker T, the hosts for this evening’s Slammy’s. Booker T brings out the first presenters… The New Age Outlaws! They’re dressed in Dumb and Dumber tuxes, which is just awesome. They’re presenting the LOL Moment of the Year.
LOL Moment of the Year:
-Vickie Guerrero Gets Fired as RAW General Manager.
-Titus O’Neil Throws Up on Smackdown.
-Jinder Mahal Charms the Cobra.
-The Rock Sings to Vickie Guerrero.
WINNER: The Rock Concert
Vickie Guerrero comes out to accept the award. She wants to tell The Rock the Slammy represents her beauty.
Santino vs. Damien Sandow
Sandow takes it straight to Santino. Big E. Langston is joining us for commentary. Santino tries a roll up. Sandow reverses a whip into the ropes, but Santino power walks by and Sandow lays him out. Sandow unloads on Santino in the ropes. Sandow connects on the Side Russian Legsweep and the Elbow of Disdain for 2. Sandow continues to unload on Santino and locks in a reverse chinlock. Santino powers out of the chinlock with a belly-to-back suplex, and both men are down.
Santino rallies with a hip toss and a falling headbutt and goes for the Cobra. Sandow takes out Santino and wins it with a You’re Welcome.
WINNER: Damien Sandow
Langston slides into the ring to taunt Sandow after the match.
The Shield comes out in suits to present Double Cross of the Year. Ambrose says he knows he looks great. They picked up two awards on the pre-show, but this is an award they know nothing about. Rollins says the justice they’ve delivered all year has been man-to-man. Reigns says if you’re thinking about double-crossing The Shield, you should wake up.
Double Cross of the Year:
-Mark Henry “Retires” and Turns on John Cena.
-Shawn Michaels Super Kicks Daniel Bryan at Hell in a Cell
-Paul Heyman Turns on CM Punk at Money in the Bank.
-Triple H Costs Daniel Bryan the WWE Championship at Summerslam.
WINNER: Shawn Michaels Super Kicks Daniel Bryan at Hell in a Cell.
Shawn says he has a lot on his mind but he was told he can’t talk too long. He’s been fortunate enough to win a lot of Slammys in his time, but never one for the Double Cross of the year. He’s been double-crossing people as long as he can remember, and four years after he retired, he finally wins for double-crossing.
Kofi Kingston vs. The Miz
Kofi nails Miz after the bell with a dropkick. Kofi unloads on Miz in the corner and catches him with a diving forearm. Kofi catches him with another dropkick Miz tries to bail out through the ropes, but Kofi hangs on to him. Miz tries a kick, but Kofi catches his foot and nails him. Kofi unloads again on Miz in the corner. Kofi charges Miz, and Miz gets a boot up. Miz tries to charge Kofi, but Kofi counters. Kofi with another big kick, and he decides to taunt Miz and kick him one more time. Kofi heads for the ropes again, and, again, crushes Miz with a kick to the chest. Kofi misses a Trouble in Paradise as Miz slides out to the floor.
Miz tries to take the count out, but Kofi chases him down and nails him on the ramp. Kofi rams Miz into the barricade and rolls him back inside. Kofi hits a springboard chop from the top rope. Kofi tries a roll up, but Miz kicks out and Kofi hits the turnbuckle. Miz rolls up Kofi and hooks the tights for the win.
WINNER: The Miz
After the match, Miz is celebrating on the ropes until he hops down, and Kofi nails him with a Trouble in Paradise.
Eve Torres comes out to announce Diva of the Year.
Diva of the Year:
-The Bella Twins
WINNER(s): The Bella Twins
Rey Mysterio, The Rhodes Brothers & Big Show vs. The Real Americans, Ryback & Curtis Axel
Ryback will start this off with Rey Mysterio. Ryback takes it to Mysterio early on and Presses him over his head! He tries to turn that into a power move, but Rey counters and takes down Ryback with a dropkick to the knee. Rey tries for a 6-1-9, but Ryback slides to the outside. Big Show gets the tag, and he ties up with Ryback. Ryback shoves Show backward. Show comes in and shoves Ryback down. Ryback goes back to the corner, and Big Show chops him hard. Show shoots Ryback into the corner and splashes him. Ryback ends up in Big Show’s corner and he takes another big chop. Goldust tags in, drops down for the right hand and snapmares Ryback over to set up for the knee drop as we head to another commercial.
Back from break, and Antonio is in control of Rey Mysterio with a reverse chinlock. Mysterio has to battle to his feet, but Cesaro shoots Rey into the ropes. Rey catches Cesaro with a headscissor and tags in Goldust. Goldust takes it to Cesaro, but Cesaro regains control and tags in Jack Swagger. Swagger takes it to Goldust, but Goldust quickly rallies back and hits Swagger with a clothesline, his dropdown uppercut and the mounted punches in the corner. Goldust takes Cesaro off the apron and that allows Swagger a chance to regain control.
Cesaro tags back in as Goldust rolls out to the floor. Cesaro levels Goldust with a clothesline on the floor and rolls him back inside. Axel makes the tag and he dropkicks Goldust. Axel drops an elbow into Goldust’s throat and tries for a cover, but only gets 2. Ryback gets another tag, and they utilize a quick double team to Goldust. Ryback tags Goldust with a right. Goldust starts to rally with some rights, but Ryback catches him hard with a right of his own. Goldust stumbles back into the enemies corner and Ryback unloads with kidney shots before tagging Swagger back in.
Swagger applies a front facelock. Goldust tries to battle to his feet. Swagger tries for a belly-to-belly suplex. Goldust counters into a sunset flip, but Cesaro tags in on the way down. Cesaro double stomps Goldust for a 2-count. Cesaro goes back for the reverse chinlock as Goldust has to rally one more time. Goldust makes it to a vertical base, but Cesaro shoves him off and tries a hip toss. Goldust counters into a back slide. Cesaro gets caught with a powerslam and both men are down. Swagger gets a tag first and prevents Goldust from making the tag.
Goldust fights his way out of the enemy corner. Swagger tries to prevent the tag and Goldust brings Swagger and Cesaro down with a double DDT! Goldust dives to tag in Cody Rhodes. Cody takes out Axel, who also made a tag. Cody with a rollup to Axel, but Axel manages a kick out. Cody drops Ryback off the apron. Cody drops down for his version of the uppercut and connects with a missile dropkick off the springboard to Axel for 2. Cody connects with a moonsault to Axel, but Ryback is in to break up the fall.
Big Show comes in and KO Punches Ryback. Big Show takes out The Real Americans on the floor. Axel counters a Cross Rhodes. Cody tags in Rey. Cody hits Axel with a Disaster Kick, setting Axel up for the 6-1-9. Rey wins it with the 6-1-9 and the splash to Axel.
WINNERS: Rey Mysterio, The Rhodes Brothers & Big Show
Booker T and Jerry Lawler are back to announce the next category, Superstar of the Year as well as the presenter, Shawn Michaels.
Superstar of the Year:
WINNER: Daniel Bryan
Bryan comes out to take the award from HBK. HBK reluctantly gives him the trophy and walks off. Bryan says first, he’d like to thank Shawn Michaels for the H-B-Shizzle Award. If it weren’t for Shawn, he probably wouldn’t be here. But also if it weren’t for Shawn, he would be the WWE Champion. Go Seahawks!
Sin Cara vs. Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio cuts a pre-taped backstage promo before the match in Spanish. The bell rings, and Sin Cara takes it straight to Del Rio. The referee has to pull him off. Sin Cara charges, but Del Rio kicks him hard. Sin Cara catches Del Rio with a crossbody and continues to unload on Del Rio. Del Rio connects with a snap suplex. They continue to battle, and Del Rio has to roll to the outside.
Sin Cara catches Del Rio on the way back in with a dropkick. Sin Cara nails Del Rio with a plauncha over the top rope. Sin Cara rams Del Rio into the barricade and continues to take it to Del Rio on the outside. Sin Cara throws a chop at Del Rio in the corner. Del Rio turns the tables on Sin Cara and nails Sin Cara. Sin Cara avoids a missile dropkick and heads to the top. Del Rio rolls to the outside as we head to commercial.
Back from commercial, and Del Rio has regained control. During the break, Sin Cara tried a superplex, but Sin Cara slipped into the Tree of Woe, and Del Rio dropped a knee onto him instead. Sin Cara starts to battle back and hits Del Rio with a dropkick for 2. Del Rio hits Sin Cara with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for 2. Sin Cara rolls to the outside, and Del Rio throws him into the barricade.
Sin Cara beats the 10-count and walks into a snapmare takeover and a reverse chinlock from Del Rio. Sin Cara battles back to his feet and tries a springboard sunset flip, but Del Rio rolls through and crushes Sin Cara with a dropkick. Del Rio charges the corner, but Sin Cara moves out of the way. Sin Cara hits a Tornado DDT on Del Rio. Sin Cara connects with a big head scissor and a back handspringing elbow off the ropes for 2. Del Rio hits an armbreaker out of nowhere. Sin Cara counters a Cross Armbreaker and catches Del Rio with a fireman’s slam. Sin Cara heads to the top again, but takes a little too long as Del Rio catches him on the top. Sin Cara fights him off on the top rope and lands a sunset flip powerbomb. Sin Cara leaps from the top for the swanton and the win!
WINNER: Sin Cara
The Prime Time Players come out to present the Slammy for Fan Participation Award.
Fan Participaton Award:
-Daniel Bryan “YES!”
-Let’s Go Cena/Cena Sucks
-R-Truth “What’s Up!”
WINNER: Daniel Bryan “YES!”
Bryan comes back out and says there’s only one thing left to say, “YES!”
Brodus Clay vs. Xavier Woods
Brodus lays out Xavier with a shoulder tackle right off the bat. Xavier nips up and dives at Brodus in the corner. Brodus shoves him down, and Xavier is right back up. Brodus lifts Woods and powerbombs him in the center of the ring. Brodus heads up to the second rope for a splash and connects for the quick win.
WINNER: Brodus Clay
After the match, Brodus continues to attack Woods as Sweet T and The Funkadactyls come in to figure what’s going on. R-Truth comes in and they finally pull Brodus off of the injured Woods.
The Miz comes out to present Insult of the Year.
Insult of the Year:
-AJ Lee’s Total Divas Promo
-Zeb Colter Insults Everyone
-Paul Heyman Insults CM Punk
-Stephanie McMahon Degrades Big Show
WINNER: Stephanie McMahon Degrades Big Show
Stephanie comes out to accept her award and says what some people consider an insult she considers a compliment. Finally, all of the people have recognized what’s best for business.
CM Punk vs. Dean Ambrose
They circle and exchange holds before Punk starts to work Ambrose’s arm and shoves him into the turnbuckle. Punk continues to try to work Ambrose’s arm and applies a hammerlock. Ambrose gets back to his feet and counters the lock with a side headlock. Punk shoots Ambrose into the ropes, but Ambrose comes back with a shoulder block.
Ambrose heads for the ropes, and Punk takes him down with an arm drag and applies an armbar. Punk drops a knee across Ambrose’s arm. Ambrose retreats to the corner, but Punk continues the attack and starts to kick at Ambrose’s knee. Punk goes back to work on Ambrose’s arm as The Shield looks on from ringside. Ambrose regains a bit of momentum and starts to pick Punk apart and even rakes Punk’s eyes on the top rope.
Ambrose drops his head after sending Punk to the ropes, and Punk takes advantage by kicking him in the shoulder. Punk regains momentum and goes back to the hammerlock. Punk manages to turn Ambrose onto his back for a pinfall, but Ambrose kicks out. Ambrose climbs back to his feet, but Punk throws a couple of knees into Ambrose’s gut. Ambrose reverses a Whip, but Punk gets a boot up. Punk tries the springboard off the top, but Ambrose catches Punk with a gutbuster.
Ambrose stomps away on Punk and drops a rabid elbow across Punk’s chest. Ambrose continues to go to work and headbutts Punk and throws a couple of jabs. Punk tries to fight back but gets rammed into the top turnbuckle. Ambrose starts to work Punk’s injured ribs with shoulder tackles in the corner. Ambrose rakes Punk’s face with a forearm and tries a quick cover to no avail. Ambrose applies a modified Camel Clutch to Punk.
Punk tries to fight to his feet, but Ambrose knees him in the gut and whips him to the corner. Ambrose charges the corner with another tackle to Punk’s injured ribs. He sends Punk across the ring and tackles him one more time. Ambrose tries a third time, but Punk avoids the contact and Ambrose crashes into the post. Punk lifts Ambrose for the GTS, but Ambrose slips out and rolls out of the ring. Ambrose tries to climb back inside, but Punk takes it to him before he can get inside. Punk dives through the ropes onto Ambrose as Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins begin to watch closely and we’re heading to another break.
Back from commercial break, and Ambrose is in control. Punk fights his way out of the submission and climbs to his feet. Punk tries a suplex, but Ambrose fights him off with a sleeper hold. Punk has to battle to his feet again and catches Ambrose with a belly-to-back suplex and both men are down. Punk throws a chop and several forearms. Punk sends Ambrose to the ropes, but Ambrose holds on and Punk misses a dropkick, crashing into the mat. Ambrose pulls Punk up by the hair and lays in a few more knees into Punk’s injured ribs. Punk hits the swinging neckbreaker out of nowhere, and both men are down again.
Both men make it to their feet and they trade a few right hands. Punk gains the advantage and sends Ambrose to the ropes and catches him with a heel kick and a couple more forearms. Ambrose heads to the corner and Punk hits him with the high running knee and the short-arm clothesline. Punk heads to the top for the Savage Elbow. Punk lands the elbow. Punk tries for the cover, but Ambrose kicks out at 2. Punk signals for the Go To Sleep. He hoists Ambrose up, but Ambrose fights out and throws Punk with a double underhook suplex. Ambrose perches Punk on the top rope, perhaps looking for a superplex. Punk fights Ambrose off and hits Ambrose with a cross body. Ambrose rolls through for 2. Punk lays Ambrose out with a roundhouse kick for another near-fall.
Punk pulls Ambrose to his feet and tries for another GTS, and again, Ambrose counters. Ambrose tosses Punk through the ropes right at The Shield’s feet. Ambrose has referee Charles Robinson distracted, but eventually slides to the outside. Ambrose gets in Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins’s faces, saying he’s got this. Ambrose rolls Punk back inside and follows suit as Reigns and Rollins head to the back. Punk rolls up Ambrose for 2. Ambrose counters another GTS. Ambrose tries for his finish, but Punk counters into the GTS for the 1-2-3.
WINNER: CM Punk
Rollins and Reigns make their way back to the ring and Rollins gets chased away by Punk. Roman Reigns is in out of nowhere and spears Punk. They have to carry Ambrose out of the ring and through the crowd.
The King and Booker T are out again to bring out the next presenter, Mick Foley
Most Extreme Moment:
-The Shield Takes out The Undertaker
-Ryback Drives Cena Through the Set
-CM Punk Beats Up Paul Heyman On Top of Hell in the Cell
-The Wyatt Family Takes Out Kane With the Steel Steps
WINNER: CM Punk Beats Up Paul Heyman On Top of Hell in the Cell
Punk says he feels strange not wearing pants and accepting an award. He appreciates the votes. He thanks Paul Heyman for being a Hell of a target. Watch what he’ll do to The Shield this Sunday at TLC.
The Usos vs. The Wyatt Family
Erick Rowan and Jimmy Uso start this off. Uso catches Rowan with a flying forearm and tries for a sunset flip off the ropes. Rowan counters the sunset flip and gets taken out by a dropkick through the ropes. Harper drops off the apron to help his partner, and The Usos takes to the air to take out The Wyatts on the outside, and we’re off to commercial.
Back from break, and Luke Harper is in control of Jey Uso. Jey fights to his feet, but Harper headbutts him and levels him with a back elbow off the ropes. Here comes Rowan off the tag, and he pulls Uso up to his feet and slams him. Rowan dives at Uso on the mat. Rowan catches Jey off the ropes and throws him with a fall-away slam. Harper whips Jey into the corner, and Jey retreats into a neutral corner. Rowan charges the corner, but nobody’s home. Both men make tags and Jimmy cleans house on Harper and takes Rowan off the apron with a super kick. Uso with a super kick to Harper as well. Harper’s to his feet and charges Uso, but Uso hits him with a Samoan Drop.
Jimmy crushes Harper in the corner with a Rikishi Splash for a 2-count. Harper shoves Uso off and drops him across the top rope. Harper ties Uso in the top rope and starts to unload. Jey manages to untie Jimmy. Jimmy ducks and Harper clocks Jey. Jimmy tries a rollup to no avail. Both men up immediately, and Jimmy nails Harper with a super kick and the top rope splash. Uso covers, but Rowan is in at the last possible second for the save. Rowan goes over the top, but lands on his feet and launches Jey into the announce table. Back inside, and Harper absolutely crushes Jimmy with the big clothesline and gets the pinfall.
WINNERS: The Wyatts
It’s time for Match of the Year to be presented by Bret Hart.
Match of the Year:
-Undertaker vs. CM Punk: Wrestlemania XXIX
-John Cena vs. The Rock: Wrestlemania XXIX
-Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar: Extreme Rules
-The Shield vs. The Rhodes Brothers: Battleground
WINNER: John Cena vs. The Rock: Wrestlemania XXIX
Cena comes out and says he knows not everybody voted for the match, but it’s a match he won’t forget.
Natalya vs. Tamina
Tamina starts off destroying Natalya. Tamina unloads on Nattie in the corner and chokes her across the second rope. Tamina whips Natalya into the corner and chops her. Tamina dives at Nattie, but Nattie avoids the contact. Natalya clotheslines Tamina. AJ tries to get involved on the apron. Tamina scoops up Natalya and tries to slam her, kicking AJ off the apron in the process. Natalya slaps the Sharpshooter on Tamina and Tamina has no choice but to tap.
Triple H and Stephanie make their way to the ring for the Ascension Ceremony, where for the last time ever the WWE and World Heavyweight Championships will be hoisted above the ring. The ring is filled with former WWE and World Heavyweight Champions including CM Punk, Shawn Michaels, Booker T, Bret Hart, Rey Mysterio, Alberto Del Rio, The Miz, Mark Henry, Khali, Dolph Ziggler, Kane, Mick Foley, Jack Swagger, Christian and Daniel Bryan.
Triple H says all of these men have etched their place in history. The crowd breaks out into a huge Daniel Bryan chant. Triple H says this ceremony will represent a moment in time, a game changing moment in time. The crowd continues to chant for Daniel Bryan, and Triple H has to stop. Mark Henry even raises Bryan’s hand. Rey Mysterio fights back a smile. Triple H finally makes a comment about the entire building being Bryan’s family members.
This Sunday, both titles will be suspended above the ring in a TLC Match. Only one champion, the champion will leave. He brings out Randy Orton and John Cena. They hand over their respective belts and Triple H attaches them to the cable. Orton says he knows what Cena is capable of better than anyone, but he also knows what he is not capable of. Orton says Cena no longer has any ruthless aggression because if he did, he would’ve put Orton in the hospital last week. Orton remarks on the comments Cena made last week. Orton says he’s lacked motivation and been complacent, but this Sunday he has all the motivation to beat Cena’s ass hanging right there. Orton says image is everything to John Cena despite what Cena says. Orton’s going to take what means most to Cena. Orton says he’s the best man of any generation. He took years off Foley’s career. He’s embarrassed Shawn Michaels on multiple occasions. He would’ve left Bret Hart laying in the middle of the ring if he was wrestling 16 years ago. This Sunday, everything will come crashing down around Cena.
Cena says it’s funny he couldn’t help but notice Orton said, “work.” He then pulls Daniel Bryan into the conversation. Cena asks Bryan where he’s from and who he is. The crowd goes nuts. Cena asks if either of Bryan’s parents were involved in the WWE. Since he’s been here, Cena asks, Bryan’s had to work for every thing he’s gotten. Bryan says yes. They cheer for Bryan because he works and he earns it. Orton’s been given every thing. Orton was bullet proof. Nobody could touch Orton. All he does is hide behind Triple H and Stephanie McMahon, and Orton has the balls to say he’s bigger than everybody else. He always blames others for his mistakes and made excuses. Orton’s had problems inside and out of the ring. This Sunday, the biggest match in history takes place. Orton only wants the belts because he’s selfish. Cena mocks Orton, saying that Orton will finally be able to justify what he was supposed to become ten years ago. If you want some, come get some. Cena says the guys in the ring with them may not like them, but they respect him. He even mentions Dolph Ziggler and CM Punk and how nobody gave them shots and that Daniel Bryan’s only legit championship match was against him and Bryan won! Cena extends his hand to Bryan and says if he wins, he looks forward to the rematch. Cena extends his hand to Orton and says he will be at his best on Sunday, and he hopes that Randy will be too. The last thing anyone wants to hear is another Randy Orton excuse.
They shake hands as the belts are raised above the ring, but Orton cheap shots Cena, and they’re brawling in the ring with all the champions trying to separate them. Orton shoves Punk and Punk doesn’t take kindly. Punk goes after Orton and Triple H shoves Punk off! Punk gets up and clobbers Triple H! Shawn Michaels comes in with Sweet Chin Music to Punk! Bryan with a running knee now to Shawn Michaels! This is insane! Orton tries to hit Bryan with an RKO, but Bryan shoves him off right into Stephanie McMahon! Triple H rushes to Stephanie’s side and then Pedigree’s Orton! Cena, Kane, Triple H and Stephanie are standing over Orton as he looks up at them, struggling in pain.