We start off and Mark Henry is choking Daniel Bryan in the back and then he sends him into a storage case and the wall. He yells at Bryan for disrespecting him. Henry carries Bryan through the back and to the ring. Henry throws him to the ground and then he head butts Bryan on the way to the ring. Henry finally brings Bryan into the ring and Bryan with a kick but Henry blocks a second one and he sends Bryan to the mat. Henry yells at Bryan again about disrespecting him and Henry with a back fist and then he hits a splash on Bryan. Henry with a World’s Strongest Slam to Bryan. Henry picks up Bryan again when referees come to the ring. Henry argues with the referees and then hits another World’s Strongest Slam on Bryan.
The referees are able to get Bryan out of the ring and Henry demands a mic. He asks everyone if they saw that. He says that man is in pain. Henry says that he promises that there is more where that came from. Mark says that Big Show felt the pain, but apparently it was not good enough so Show has to get some more. Henry says that at Survivor Series, one of them will be carried out of the building. Henry says that it won’t be him because he is going to leave as the World Champion.
Henry leaves the ring and he sees Bryan on the ground next to the ring and he asks Bryan if he has had enough.
Josh mentions that Big Show is not scheduled for tonight’s show.
Before our first match, Vickie introduces the only superstar who will appear in two matches at the Survivor Series. Vickie throws out a few excuse mes. Not only will he lead Team Barrett to victory, but he will defend the United States Championship against John Morrison.
Match Number One: Sin Cara versus Dolph Ziggler with Vickie Guerrero
The lights go down and Ziggler with a waist lock take down and then he floats over and slaps Cara on the head. Ziggler slaps Cara again and goes to the apron. They lock up again and Ziggler with a fireman’s carry into an arm bar. Ziggler with a kick to the ribs followed by another kick and elbow to the back fo the head. Ziggler with a side head lock followed by a shoulder tackle. Ziggler comes off the ropes and he sees Cara ready for offense and Ziggler stops.
Ziggler with a kick to Cara and Cara responds with a handspring elbow followed by a head scissors take down and Ziggler goes to the floor. Cara with a suicide dive onto Ziggler. Ziggler is sent back into the ring and Ziggler kicks Cara when he returns to the ring and Cara goes back to the floor.
Ziggler rolls Cara back into the ring and Ziggler with a leaping elbow drop and then he kips up. Ziggler with an arm bar with elbows to the head and shoulder. Cara with kicks to Ziggler and then he uses the ropes for a double jump corkscrew arm drag and then he hits an enzuigiri from the apron.
Cara goes up top for a swanton but Ziggler moves. Cara with a victory roll but he can only get a near fall. Ziggler counters and he gets a handful of Cara’s tights for the three count.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
After the match, Ziggler celebrates his victory and he has something to say to Cara. He pushes Cara but Cara with a rana and drop kick. Cara kicks Ziggler and Vickie calls for reinforcements and Swagger hits the ring and he clotheslines Cara and punches him. Swagger and Ziggler hit a wheelbarrow Fameasser.
After celebrating what they did to Sin Cara, the festivities are cut short by Mason Ryan’s music and he makes his way to the ring and he sends Ziggler high into the air and back to the mat.
Ryan stares at Swagger and then goes to check on Sin Cara. We go to commercial.
Match Number Two: Mason Ryan versus Jack Swagger
This match is joined in progress and they lock up with Ryan backing Swagger into the corner. Swagger goes into the ropes and Ryan with a break. Swagger with a kick and forearm. Swagger with a waist lock but Ryan powers out of the hold and takes Swagger down with an arm drag followed by a shoulder tackle. Ryan runs Swagger into the corner and then he Irish whips Swagger and hits a shoulder into the corner. Ryan with a short arm clothesline.
Ryan gets Swagger up for a running power slam but Swagger escapes and sends Ryan into the turnbuckles. Swagger clips Ryan and then he hits a double jump Swagger Bomb to the back and he gets a near fall. Swagger kicks and punches Ryan in the corner and is warned by the referee. Swagger with a running clothesline into the corner a few times. Swagger traps the arms and Swagger with a knee when Ryan looks like he might escape the hold.
Swagger tries for a suplex but Ryan blocks it and hits a suplex of his own. Swagger with kicks and punches but Ryan with a clothesline and Irish whip. Ryan with a running knee into the corner followed by a big boot. Ryan with a running power slam for a near fall. Ryan tries for the full nelson but Swagger escapes. Swagger goes to the knee and then he tries for the Doctor Bomb but Ryan blocks it. Ryan with a full nelson and then he hits the full nelson slam for the three count.
Winner: Mason Ryan
Justin Gabriel and Alicia Fox are in the back and she talks about how she would like to go to South Africa, but they are interrupted by Zack Ryder to sign his online petition to get a United States Title Match. Gabriel agrees to do it for a t-shirt. Show says that he hasn’t signed it yet and he agrees to do it.
Zack tells Show that Mark Henry beat up Daniel Bryan and it was a statement to Show for Sunday. Show asks where Mark is and they don’t know but Justin tells Show that Bryan is in the trainer’s room.
Show leaves and we go to commercial.
We are back and Ted DiBiase and Hornswoggle are in the back playing WWE ’12 (available on Tuesday and can be purchased in the PWInsider Amazon Store). Teddy Long enters the room and Teddy tells Ted that he has been impressed with his recent winning streak as well as the DiBiase Posse.
They are interrupted by the seductive sound of Aksana’s horn section and she says hello to Teddy and both Ted’s respond. Teddy says that she is talking to him and Ted walks away with Hornswoggle so Teddy and Aksana can have privacy in front of the camera. Aksana says that she heard that someone was playing the new WWE ’12 game and she loves video games. She says that she learned how to become an expert at handling a joystick. Teddy gets nervous and he says that he has a show to run but he invites her to play together later.
Aksana leaves and Teddy tells himself not to give himself another heart attack.
We are back and Christian is on his way to the ring and he has a crutch and his neck brace. He says two weeks ago on Smackdown he was brutally choke slammed by the Big Show for no reason. That led to a serious neck injury. Instead of taking his claims seriously, Teddy Long books him in a match against Sheamus last week. Christian says that he could have run away, but he stayed and fought Sheamus like a man. Christian says that he fought Sheamus all over Europe and to compensate for his neck, he severely injured his ankle.
Christian shows us a photo of his ankle and he says that he might be out of action for a few months. Christian does not know if he will be the same again. The fact is that he is no longer on the Survivor Series and he is off Team Barrett. Christian says that he will continue to support Team Barrett on to victory. Christian says that he is special and he inspires everyone to be better.
Christian says that normally he would be asking for ‘One More Match’ for the World Title, but now he would like just one more match . . . any match. That dream has been taken away by Teddy Long and his incompetence. Christian talks about the lack of respect from the WWE Universe. He wonders if they even care that he is injured. Christian asks the simpletons one more time if they care that he is injured. Christian wants to know if they care that he is walking around in constant pain. Christian says that he is a human being and he has feelings.
Christian tells Teddy Long that there will be severe consequences for what he did. Christian says that he has never been more embarrassed for a collection of people than what he is looking at tonight. Christian tells them all good riddance as he hobbles to the back.
Daniel Bryan is in the training room getting medical attention and AJ is by his side. Big Show enters and he says that it is his fault. He says that he needs to find Mark and he needs to find him now. Show leaves and AJ asks Bryan if he needs anything. We go to commercial.
We are back and we go to the Goldman Box for a message from Derrick Bateman and Maxine. Derrick mentions that they are NXT’s power couple but tonight they are bringing their love to Smackdown.
Match Number Three: Ted DiBiase versus Derrick Bateman with Maxine
Ted with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Ted blocks a hip toss and connects with a hip toss of his own. Ted with a drop kick and back elbow and gets a near fall. Maxine gets on the apron and she distracts the referee long enough to allow Derrick to drop Ted across the top rope. Derrick with a clothesline and he gets a near fall. Bateman with a neck breaker for a near fall.
Derrick sends Ted into the corner and kicks and punches Ted. Ted with punches and kicks in the corner. Derrick with a hard Irish whip and he gets a near fall. Bateman with a quarter nelson and chin lock but Ted with punches and a snap mare. Ted with a reverse atomic drop and punch followed by a flying knee. Ted with a rebound clothesline to Derrick but Derrick with a kick.
Ted hits Dream Street for the three count.
Winner: Ted DiBiase
After the match, we get our first ‘trending’ comment from Josh.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Big Show kicks in the door to Mark Henry’s dressing room but no one is in there. Show walks down the hall and he stops as he sees Jinder Mahal and Tyson Kidd. Show asks if anything is funny and then Kidd says that Henry has left the building. Mahal says something to Show in Punjabi and Show wants him to repeat it in English. Mahal doesn’t want to repeat it so Show punches Mahal and Mahal goes down and he goes down hard. Kidd walks away before Show decides to take out any more frustration on anyone.
We have an Earlier Tonight Moment of Mark Henry’s attack on Daniel Bryan.
Big Show makes his way to the ring and he has something to say. Show says that it is too bad that Mark Henry left the building because they could have had their Survivor Series match tonight. Show says that he needs to keep focused on the fact that if he goes into Survivor Series with all of the rage and anger in his heart, he is going to get disqualified. That is not what we want because we want Big Show to beat Mark Henry to become the new World Heavyweight Champion. Show says that he goes everywhere with a piece of footage and we see the footage from Money in the Bank when Mark Henry injured Show.
Show says the footage is a reminder to keep him focused on the goal of what pleases Mark Henry the most, the World Heavyweight Championship. Show says that he heard that Mark Henry said that someone is going to be carried out of Survivor Series. After all of the atrocities, Show vows that Mark Henry will be carried out. Henry will lose the World Championship to him.
Show tells Mark to look real close at his fist. Show says that it’s coming for him.
Before the match, Hunico has something to say and he addresses the Connecticut crowd in Spanish.
Match Number Four: Kofi Kingston versus Hunico
Kofi with a waist lock but Hunico works on the wrist. Kofi with an arm drag into an arm bar and a near fall. Hunico with a knee and Kofi tries for a monkey flip but Hunico with a drop kick to stop him. Hunico with a sit out gourdbuster for a near fall. Hunico with a modified STF into a reverse chin lock.
Kofi with forearms and then he slides through Hunico’s legs for a near fall. Hunico with a kick to the midsection and then he chokes Kofi in the ropes. Hunico with more kicks and then he gets a near fall. Hunico with an over the shoulder cross face on Kofi and Kofi is able to escape. Hunico sends Kofi to the mat.
Hunico kicks Kofi and then he chokes Kofi in the corner and the referee warns him. Hunico gets a near fall. Hunico with elbows and punches. Kofi with elbows followed by a spinning fireman’s carry slam and then he tries for a quebrada but Kofi moves and Hunico lands on his feet. Kofi with a drop kick followed by the double chops and a drop kick. Kofi with a superman punch and then he goes for the Boom Drop and hits it.
Kofi sets for Trouble in Paradise but Hunico ducks it and he kicks Kofi. Hunico with an Irish whip but Hunico runs into a Pendulum Kick and then Kofi goes up top for a cross body but the momentum rolls Hunico on top and he gets a near fall. Hunico argues with the referee and that allows Kofi to recover and hit the SOS for the three count.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
We go to another Ezekiel Jackson video package.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Five: Beth Phoenix and Natalya versus AJ Lee and Kaitlyn
Kaitlyn and Beth start things off and they push each other. Kaitlyn iwht a forearm and drop kick followed by a knee into the corner. Kaitlyn with forearms but Beth tries for a slam and Kaitlyn escapes. Beth with a hot shot and kick to Kaitlyn followed by a forearm and she gets a near fall.
Natalya tags in and they pick up Kaitlyn for a double electric chair drop for a near fall. Natalya with another near fall. Natalya asks Kaitlyn if she wants to cry and then she kicks Kaitlyn followed by a forearm to the back of the neck. Natalya with an abdominal stretch but Kaitlyn with a hip toss. Natalya with a slam but misses a leg drop and AJ tags in.
AJ with a cross body followed by forearms and a kick. AJ tries for a sunset flip but Natalya with a kick and then she puts AJ in the Sharpshooter and Natalya bridges back and it is too much for AJ as she taps out.
Winners: Beth Phoenix and Natalya
After the match, Kaitlyn wonders what happened in the match as the BFFs are not so BFFy.
We go to commercial.
We are back and it is time to see what happened on Monday night between Rock and John Cena (featuring cameos by Miz and R Truth).
We go to commercial.
We are back and before our main event, Cody Rhodes visited the Goldman Box to tell everyone that Wade Barrett has asked him not to let his personal feelings towards Randy Orton to get in the way of the mission for tonight and that is to get momentum going into Survivor Series. Cody says that there are no personal feelings and Cody lets out the laugh of ‘Pure Evil’
Match Number Six: Wade Barrett and Cody Rhodes versus Randy Orton and Sheamus
Sheamus and Rhodes start things off and they lock up. Sheamus backs Rhodes into the corner but Rhodes with kicks to the knee and he applies a front face lock but Rhodes is tossed to the mat and he retreats into his corner and he tags in Barrett. Barrett with a kick to the midsection followed by punches and knees. Sheamus with punches of his own but Barrett with punches too. Sheamus with a back elbow and he gets a near fall.
Sheamus puts Barrett in the ropes and he connects with a series of forearms across the chest. Sheamus with a suplex and he gets a near fall. Barrett with a back heel kick and a flying forearm to Sheamus and he gets a near fall. Sheamus with a knee to the back and he connects with forearms and knees. Barrett with a surfboard but Sheamus gets to his feet. Sheamus with elbows and he backs Barrett into the corenr and connects with an arm drag.
Orton is tagged in and he hits two clotheslines and then Orton avoids a clothesline from Barrett and it is power slam time. Orton sees Barrett on the apron and he tries for the IEDDT and he hits it. Orton stares into the crowd and then he twists into position as he pounds the mat for the RKO.
Cody Rhodes tries to attack Orton from above but the viper senses the predator and he turns around and kicks Cody as he comes off the turnbuckles and then Orton gets Cody on his shoulders and hits a neck breaker driver. Barrett with a big boot to Orton and we go to commercial.
We are back and Rhodes is in control of the match with punches and a gourdbuster for a near fall. We see that Christian has come to ringside. Barrett tags in and he punches Orton and connects with elbows. Barrett with more punches but Orton with a punch of his own. Barrett with a kick but Orton with punches. They exchange punches until Barrett connects with a knee to the midsection.
Rhodes tags in and he stomps on Orton’s head. Rhodes with a double under hook but Orton gets out of the hold and he hits a back body drop. Barrett tags in but Barrett knocks Sheamus off the apron to stop Orton from making the tag. While the referee deals with Sheamus, Barrett and Rhodes double team Orton. Barrett with a neck breaker followed by a knee drop for a near fall. Barrett with a reverse chin lock.
Orton with punches to get out of the hold and Orton hits a neck breaker and both men are down. Rhodes tags in and so does Sheamus. Sheamus with running double sledges to the head and then he sends Rhodes into the corner and he connects with forearms followed by a running clothesline into the corner. Sheamus comes off top and hits a flying shoulder tackle. Sheamus knocks Barrett off the apron and Sheamus sets for the Brogue Kick but Christian hits Sheamus with his crutch and the referee calls for the bell.
Winners: Sheamus and Randy Orton by disqualification
After the match, Rhodes hit Beautiful Disaster on Sheamus. Orton closes in on Christian but Barrett hits Orton from behind and Barrett sends Orton into the ringside barrier. Rhodes and Barrett double team Sheamus in the corner. Christian hands Barrett his crutch and before Rhodes can use it, Sheamus with a Brogue kick to Cody. Sheamus picks up the crutch and he hits Barrett in the ribs a few times and then the back. Orton with an RKO on Barrett. Sheamus gets Cody and he hits the Celtic Cross.