There are tables, ladders, and chairs around and inside the ring as we start the show.
Rey Mysterio comes to the ring as he looks at the additions to the ringside area as he connects with his young fans.
On Monday night, Sheamus was crowned the 2010 King of the Ring. Rey says that he would have loved to be King of the Ring thanks to Alberto Del Rio. We see the footage from the qualifying match between Rey and Cody Rhodes when Del Rio may have cost Rey the match.
Rey says that as much as he wanted to be King of the Ring, he is not the type to complain. Instead he takes care of business. We go to footage from Monday when Rey distracted Alberto during his match with John Morrison.
Rey says that to be a king, it is not just about power, it is not about wealth. It is about being a leader, about being fearless. It is about climbing so high that you ain’t afraid to fall. Rey climbs to the top of the ladder and he says that he sees Alberto driving around in fancy cars, but Rey says that he prefers to fly.
Speaking of driving nice cars, Alberto Del Rio makes his way into the building in a Rolls Royce. Alberto tells a member of the security force to watch the car and he gives the man a nice tip.
Alberto wants to know what Rey is doing because it is not about flying. The reason why people like Rey climbs those ladders is so they can be on his level. That is never going to happen. Alberto asks Rey if he remembers what happened the last time he was around chairs and Alberto Del Rio? He reminds Rey that he was sent to the hospital.
Rey says that he is not afraid because Alberto injured him. Rey tells Alberto that he has been injured by people who are twice the man that Alberto could ever hope to be. Rey says that he always comes back. Rey says that he is 100% and better than ever. Now that Alberto is out here and they are face to face, maybe they should take care of business right now.
Alberto tells Rey that he is such an ambitious Chihuahua as Alberto climbs the ladder.
Rey tells Alberto that he is wrong. He did not call Alberto out here with tables, ladders, and chairs to ask him. He is here to tell Alberto that no matter how rich he is, he does not make the rules on Smackdown. Rey says that he talked to Teddy Long and at TLC, it will be Alberto Del Rio versus Rey Mysterio.
Alberto says that is not going to happen because he has no reason to fight him because he already beat him. Rey punches Alberto and Alberto falls from the ladder. Alberto pushes the ladder and Rey falls to the mat. Alberto kicks Rey and then he throws Rey over the ropes but Rey stays on the apron and he sends Alberto over the top rope onto a table. Rey with a leg drop off the apron that sends Del Rio through the table.
We go to commercial.
We are back and we see Dolph Ziggler with Vickie Guerrero. Vickie talks about Dolph’s match tonight and then she says that she is so glad that NXT is over. She says that she cannot believe that her rookie won. Vickie says that she is glad that they can put that behind them and start a new chapter. Vickie cannot believe that she sees Kaitlyn in front of her. Kaitlyn says that since she won NXT, she is Smackdown’s newest Diva. Vickie storms off and Dolph congratulates Kaitlyn, but it is a short welcome to Smackdown for Kaitlyn because Vickie yells at Dolph and he leaves.
Before our first match starts, Todd asks Michael Cole about what happened on Monday night and Michael asks Todd if he watches any other WWE programming because he already explained on NXT that he did not know what he was doing and he will explain it on Monday.
Match Number One: Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler with Vickie Guerrero versus Montel Vontavious Porter and Kaval
Porter suggests that Dolph start with Ziggler but Dolph goes to the apron. Drew starts things off with Porter and they lock up and Porter with a side head lock and shoulder tackle followed by a knee drop for a near fall. Porter with a front face lock and Kaval tags in and Porter sends Kaval into Drew with a kick and Kaval gets a near fall. Kaval with a front face lock and Drew sends Kaval to the mat. Drew misses a leg drop and Kaval with a kick to the chest. Porter tags in and he connects with a running boot and he gets a near fall. Drew with an Irish whip and when Porter tries a float over, Drew kicks Porter. Porter drop kicks Ziggler and then he hits a drop toe hold. Porter punches Ziggler and slams him. Porter punches Drew and then he throws Dolph over the top rope to the floor. Kaval uses Porter as a springboard and he hits a plancha onto Drew and Dolph as we go to commercial.
We are back and Dolph with elbows and punches to Porter. Dolph uses his boot on Porter’s head. Porter with a kick and clotheslines. Porter sends Dolph to the mat and hits a double thrust to the throat followed by a facebuster. Porter hits the ballin’ elbow but Drew prevents Porter from getting the cover and Dolph clips Porter. Drew tags in and works on the injured leg with elbow drops. Drew removes the knee pad and he continues to work on the knee. Drew with a boot to the head. Dolph tags back in and they make a wish with Porter. Ziggler gets a near fall on Porter. Dolph pulls Porter away from his corner and he drives Porter’s knee into the mat and gets a near fall.
Drew tags back in and he stomps on the knee. Drew continues to work on the knee. Porter crawls towards his corner but Dolph prevents him from making the tag. Porter kicks Dolph away and he tags in Kaval who hits a flying forearm and then he hits a back kick and heel kick. Kaval is sent over the top rope but he lands on the apron. Kaval with a springboard kick to the head and he gets a near fall after McIntyre breaks up the cover.
Porter and Drew fight on the floor and Drew sends Porter into the announce table. Dolph tries for a sleeper but Kaval prevents Dolph from locking it in. Dolph tries for a suplex but Kaval counters with a Dragon Sleeper. Vickie gets on the apron and tries to enter the ring. The referee does not see Drew hitting Kaval to allow Dolph to get out of the hold. Dolph hits the Zig Zag on Kaval and gets the three count.
Winners: Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre
After the match, Kane’s pyro goes off and he comes to the ring and he is not in a good mood after what has been done to him and his father. Kane gives Porter a chokeslam and then he gives Kaval a tombstone piledriver.
Kane gets on the mic and he tells Edge that this has gone on long enough. This show will not continue unless Edge gives him back Paul Bearer. Kane says that if he has to walk through an entire . . .
Edge appears on the TitanTron and he is in the garage. He says that this has gone on too long. He says that Paul wants to go home too. Edge says no more games, chicanery, or tomfoolery. Edge says that Paul is in the loading dock. Edge takes the tape from over Paul’s mouth and the homing beacon goes off to tell Kane where he is.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Did You Know about the extensive video library on WWE Classics on Demand? If you have Time Warner or Brighthouse, probably not.
It is time to take a look back at what a ‘non-WWE roster member’ was able to do to the members of Nexus on this week’s Raw.
From one parking lot to another, we go to Kane in his continuing search for Paul Bearer. Kane looks around and he hears the Bearer Signal and Kane follows after the sound. Kane looks around some more and he still can’t find him. Kane sees a wheelchair on the other side of the truck and he sees a wheelchair with someone sitting in it. We then see something fall from a truck and crush the person in the wheelchair.
Kane runs over to check on Paul, but Kane sees that it was only a dummy. Kane snarls until he sees Edge with Paul Bearer in another wheelchair. Paul screams for Kane to help him and the coyote follows after Edge as we go to commercial.
Kofi Kingston versus Jack Swagger in a Number One Contender Match
They lock up and Swagger with a front face lock and then he forces Kofi into the ropes. Swagger backs away from Kofi and then Swagger backs into the ropes and the referee forces Kofi to back up. They lock up again and Swagger takes Kofi down while maintaining the collar and elbow tie up. Kofi with a monkey flip to Swagger and then they face off in the center of the ring again.
They lock up again and Swagger with a waist lock and Kofi blocks a take down. Kofi with a standing switch and Swagger grabs the ankle but Kofi moves out of the way. Kofi tries for Trouble in Paradise but Swagger avoids it. Swagger with a kick and forearms. Swagger with knees and then he sends him to the mat. Swagger wit a knee across the chest and then he tries to pull Kofi out of the corner. Kofi with kicks to Swagger and a drop kick but Swagger kicks out at two. Kofi with a forearm and Swagger pushes him away.
Swagger sends Kofi through the ropes but Kofi lands on the apron. Kofi with a few kicks from the apron and then he goes up top. Swagger climbs the turnbuckles and hits a suplex to take Kofi down and he gets a near fall. Kofi goes to the floor as we go to commercial.
We are back and Swagger with a leg drop and near fall as he continues to maintain control of the match. Swagger with a chin lock and arm bar but Kofi with punches as he gets to his feet. Swagger dives at the knee and connects. Swagger dives at the knee one more time and he gets a near fall. Swagger sends Kofi into the turnbuckles. Kofi with a kick but Swagger with a forearm and he chokes Kofi in the ropes. Swagger gets a near fall on Kofi. Swagger with an arm bar but Kofi with punches. Swagger with an abdominal stretch on Kofi but Kofi does not quit. Swagger with a front face lock and he rolls through the ring and then he chokes Kofi in the ropes.
Swagger goes for the ankle but Kofi kicks him away. Swagger gets back to the ring but Kofi propels himself using the ropes to kick Swagger. Swagger tries to send Kofi into the ring steps but Kofi leaps over the steps and Swagger goes into the steps. Kofi uses the steps to propel himself for a Superman punch on the floor.
The referee continues his count and they both return to the ring in time. Kofi with forearms but Swagger with kicks to Kofi. Kofi with punches and kicks in the corner and the referee gets in the way and stops Kofi. Swagger charges at Kofi but Kofi with chops and a drop kick. Swagger blocks the Superman punch but Kofi hits the SOS and he can only get a near fall. Kofi kicks Swagger in the chest and then connects with a forearm. Swagger tries for the Doctor Bomb but Kofi blocks it. Kofi escapes but he cannot escape a big boot from Swagger. Swagger can only get a two count. Swagger kicks Kofi towards the corner and he biels Kofi and then tries for the double jump Swagger Bomb but Kofi trips Swagger and that sends Swagger into the turnbuckles.
Kofi leaps into the corner and he punches Swagger but Swagger takes Kofi out of the corner. Kofi is sent into the corner and Swagger anticipates the pendulum kick so he gets his arms up. Kofi drops Swagger across the top rope and then he goes up top and hits a cross body for a two count. Kofi gets ready for Trouble in Paradise but Swagger ducks under. Swagger misses a big boot. Kofi misses another Trouble in Paradise and Swagger tries for the ankle lock but Kofi stays on his feet. Swagger pushes Kofi to the floor. Swagger goes through the ropes and Kofi hits Trouble in Paradise from the floor and then he gets the three count.
Winner: Kofi Kingston
We return to the back where Kane sees Edge in the concourse area pushing Paul Bearer, but Edge decides to ditch Paul and he sends the wheelchair down a flight of stairs. Kane freaks out and goes after Paul only to realize that it was another dummy. Kane hears the bellowing of Paul Bearer and Edge pushes him away. We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Chris Masters versus ‘Dashing’ Cody Rhodes
Cody is the aggressor after the bell rings and he connects with a series of punches. Masters sends Cody into the turnbuckles and Cody flinches when Masters tries to punch him. Rhodes goes to the apron and Masters applies the Master Lock but he has to release the hold to avoid a disqualification. Rhodes drops the back of Masters’ neck across the top rope. Cody with a punch and then he connects with knees as he sends Masters into the ropes and then he hits a side Russian leg sweep. Rhodes with kicks to Masters and then he puts Masters in a chin lock with the arm in a hammer lock. Cody takes Masters to the mat and puts him in an arm bar and key lock.
Masters sends Rhodes to the mat and then he hits a Samoan drop. Masters with a chop and clothesline. Masters with a back body drop to Rhodes and then he chops Rhodes another time. Masters with an Irish whip but Rhodes floats over and then he hits the Beautiful Disaster. Cody hits CrossRhodes for the three count.
Winner: Cody Rhodes
We go to commercial.
We are back with an Edge kidnapping Paul Bearer and Kane’s futile search for Paul video package.
Match Number Four: Rosa Mendes versus Layla with Michelle McCool
Layla mocks Rosa after the bell rings but Rosa kicks Layla and throws her to the mat by the hair. Layla with a back kick and clothesline and she gets a near fall. Layla with a forearm but Rosa with slaps. Michelle gets on the apron and that distraction allows Layla to kick Rosa. Rosa is able to send Layla into Michelle and that knocks Michelle off the apron. Rosa gets a two count with a rollup. Layla with the Lay Out for the three count.
After the match, Michelle and Layla continue to attack Rosa, but Rosa’s Thanksgiving buddy, Hornswoggle comes into the ring to protect his personal chef. Layla kicks Hornswoggle and then Michelle and Layla get on their knees for a fair fight.
Beth Phoenix’s music plays and this week Michelle and Layla realize she is coming to the ring. They make the mistake of confronting her on the ramp and Beth takes care of both of them. Beth sends Layla into the ringside barrier and then she sends Michelle into the ring. Beth backs Michelle over Hornswoggle and Michelle falls to the floor. Layla tries to attack Beth from behind and that doesn’t work too well.
The Swagger Soaring Eagle makes its way to the ring and he wants a part of Hornswoggle. Hornswoggle shakes the ropes like he was a warrior but he runs into a big boot. The Eagle does a celebratory dance but Beth hits the Glam Slam on the Eagle and Hornswoggle goes up top for the frog splash.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Did You Know where people who bought Wrestlemania tickets were from?
It is time for the Raw Rebound.
It is time for Michael Cole to make his statement that he cannot believe the attention that his actions on Monday received. Cole says that he hopes to talk to Jerry Lawler over the weekend and he will give his side of the story on Monday Night Raw.
Match Number Five: Kane versus Edge in a Who Gets to Choose the Stipulation for their match at TLC Match
The bell rings and Edge goes to the floor and Kane follows. Edge returns to the ring and hits a baseball slide to Kane. Edge comes off the apron but Kane catches him and he sends Edge into the apron. Kane slams Edge’s head into the apron and then he punches Edge. Kane with punches and elbows when they return to the ring. Kane punches Edge but Edge punches back. Kane sends Edge into the corner but he runs into an elbow. Kane misses a boot in the corner and Edge goes after the hamstring.
Kane rolls to the floor and Edge follows after him but Edge runs into an uppercut. Kane returns Edge into the ring and he gets a near fall. Kane hits a drop kick on Edge and gets another near fall. Kane with a series of elbow drops to Edge. Kane chokes Edge in the ropes and then snap mares Edge and puts him in a chin lock with an arm bar. Edge with punches but they have no effect. Kane with a knee and then he Irish whips Edge. Edge holds on to the ropes and Edge with an elbow and then Kane charges at Edge but Edge drops down and Kane goes over the top rope to the floor. Kane gets back on the apron but Edge with a spear that sends Kane back to the floor.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Edge goes up top but Kane crotches Edge. Kane tries for a superplex but Edge punches Kane and head butts him off the turnbuckles. Edge comes off the top turnbuckle but Kane with an uppercut and Kane gets a near fall. Kane punches Edge in the head and returns to the chin lock and arm bar. Edge punches Kane and hits a running forearm. Kane sends Edge over the top rope to the floor and Kane follows. Kane is sent into the ring steps and then he uses the steps to propel him onto Kane with a flying clothesline. Kane grabs Edge on the apron but Kane is dropped on the top rope.
Edge hits a flying forearm from the top turnbuckle and gets a near fall. Edge hits a swinging neck breaker on Kane but he can only get a two count. Edge hits Edge-o-Matic and gets another near fall. Kane with a side slam to Edge and he gets a near fall. Kane goes up top for the flying clothesline and he hits it. Kane signals for the choke slam and he grabs Edge. Edge escapes the hold and hits the Implant DDT but he can only get a two count.
Edge pulls at his hair and he sets for the spear. Edge charges but Kane hits a clothesline on Edge. Kane signals for the choke slam again but Paul Bearer appears on the TitanTron and that turns Kane’s attention from the match to his daddy. Paul says that he can’t take it anymore. Kane leaves the ring and goes up the ramp. Kane thinks about the referee’s count while weighing his father’s well being. Kane gets back into the ring in time but he runs into a spear and Edge gets the three count.
After the match, Edge goes to the stage and he says that it is time to pick the stipulation for their match at TLC. Edge says that he chooses his specialty: Tables, Ladders, and Chairs.
Edge says that since he got what he wanted, he will bring Paul Bearer out for Kane. Edge pulls out a wheelchair but Paul’s back is to us. Kane goes up to the chair and he sees that it isn’t Paul Bearer in the chair. Kane with a boot to his fake daddy and then he punches the impostor. We see Paul on the TitanTron again and he says that he is on the ramp and he can’t take this any more. Kane walks through the back and he sees Paul on the back of a truck. Edge drives away while Kane tries to get onto the truck.