WWE Raw Results – December 23, 2013
Raw begins with a promo package between “Good Santa” Mark Henry and “Bad Santa” Damien Sandow. Triple H, Kane, and Stephanie McMahon make their way down the ring with an elf. Triple H welcomes us to Raw Christmas. Triple H then says this time of the year he feels like giving back. Stephanie then says that she would not want to be anywhere else but right here on Raw. Triple H then announces that Damien Sandow will face Mark Henry tonight. Stephanie then announces a 6 man tag match between The Wyatts and The Tag Team Champions and Daniel Bryan. Triple H then announces the main event of the night: CM Punk, John Cena, and Big E Langston vs The Shield. Randy Orton’s music hits.
Orton starts off wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. He then thanks Triple H and Stephanie for the opportunity he was given to be the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. He then says he wanted to give them a gift. And the gift is the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. He then thanks them for giving him the night off. Kane wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and sets his pyro off.
We are told a 12 Divas tag team match is up next. We head to commercial.
Eva Marie, Natalya, The Bella Twins, Cameron and Naomi vs. Aksana, Alicia Fox, Tamina Snuka, Kaitlyn, Vickie and Summer Rae
Tamina and Nikki start he match off. Nikki hits a hurricanrana and Aksana is tagged in. Eva is tagged in and gets clotheslined.Eva tags in Naomi and Aksana tags in Alicia Fox. Alicia is taken down by Naomi and Cameron is tagged in. They double team Alicia and tag in Brie. Alicia rolls to her corner and tags in Aksana. Natalya is tagged in and they hit a double clothesline on each other. All hell breaks lose and the entire Total Divas clothesline everyone in the ring. Natalya locks in the sharpshooter and gets a win.
Winners: Eva Marie, Natalya, The Bella Twins, Cameron and Naomi
Team Total Divas celebrate as we head to commercial break.
Sin Cara vs Curtis Axel
Axel starts the match with a headlock. Axel throws him down and slaps Caras head. Cara gets up and ties up with Axel. Cara hits a hurricanrana that makes Axel fall to the outside. Axel sweeps Cara’s legs from under him and falls off the apron. Axel brings him in the ring and puts Cara in a rest hold. Cara gets out and rolls Axel up for a two count. Axel hits a dropkick and goes for the cover but gets a 2 count. Axel goes to the outside and Sin Cara hits a diving senton on Axel. Sin Cara hits a spring board cross body got a two count. Cara hits a hurricanrana and a springboard back elbow. Axel stays in it with a clothesline to the back of the head of Axel. Sin Cara takes down Axel and goes up top and hits a Senton Bomb for the 3 count.
Winner: Sin Cara
We are show a video package of last weeks Smackdown between The Shield and Cena and Punk. We are brought backstage with Damien Sandow and a child. Damien Sandow proclaims that Christmas is cancelled. We are shown a video promo with Big Show as the New Years Baby promoting next weeks “New Years Raw”. We head to commercial.
We return with a Batista Return promo! January 20th is the date to mark on your calenders for The Animals return!
Cody Rhodes, Goldust, and Daniel Bryan vs The Wyatt Family
Rowan and Cody start the match. Rowan starts with some headbutts. Cody fights back and hits a dropkick to the leg. Goldust is tagged and begins to work on Rowan. Goldust brings him to his corner and tags in Bryan. Bryan hits some kicks and tags in Cody. Cody tags Goldust right and and double teams Rowan. Rowan pushes Goldust to his corner and tags in Harper.
Goldust gets to his corner and tags in Cody. Cody hits a dropkick and tags in Bryan. Bryan hits some kicks but then gets hit with an uppercut. Harper goes for a big boot but gets hung up in the corner. Bryan hits multiple kicks and Harper gets to his corner. The Wyatts look puzzled as we head to commercial. We return with Cody being beaten down by Rowan. Harper is tagged in and hits a running elbow on Cody.
Cody is put in a headlock but gets out and hits a massive clothesline. Goldust is tagged in a begins his comeback on Luke Harper. Goldust hits 10 punches on the turnbuckle and finishes it with a hurricanrana. Harper gets right back up and hits a big boot to once again gain control. Bray Wyatt is tagged in and hits a big splash on Goldust. Bray tags in Harper and beats down Goldust. Rowan is tagged in hits a big splash for a 2 count. Rowan begins to beat down Goldust in the corner and tags in a Harper. Goldust fights out and tries to make a tag.
Rowan is tagged in and so is Bryan. Bryan begins his comeback, hitting him a massive amount of kicks. Bryan hits a kick to the head and goes for the headbutt. Bryan connects and Bray gets in the ring. Bryan fights him off and chases him to the outside. Rowan clotheslines Bryan on the outside as we head to commercial.
We return with Bryan being controlled by Harper in the Wyatts corner. Bray is tagged in and gets in a fist exchange with Bryan with Bray ultimate winning. Harper is tagged in jumps over the rope into an elbow drop. Rowan is tagged in and hits a scoop slam. Bryan fights back and hits a tornado DDT on Rowan. Harper is tagged in and so is Cody. Cody begins his comeback sequence and rolls up Harper two count. Cody goes up top and hits a moonsault on Harper. Everyone begins to brawl with Rowan taking out Bryan. Rowan and Goldust take each other out. Bray tags himself in and Cody hits a disaster kick on Harper. Cody didn’t see the tag and is hit with a Sister Abagail for the 3 count.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
The Wyatts assault Goldust and Bryan after the match, with Bray telling Bryan to join him. We cut to commercial.
We return with Mark Henry saying that Christmas will not be cancelled and it will be the best Christmas ever, because that is what Santa does. We are shown Wade Barrett give Good News on the streets.
Up next is a Christmas Caroling contest. R-Truth and Xavier Woods start off. Drew and Jinder are up next singing Jingle Bells. Santino and The Great Khali are up next. Santino and The Great Khali win. 3MB attack Santino and the 4 other contestants take them out. Santino grabs a mic and apologizes for the turmoil that just transpired. They all wish us a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Dolph Ziggler and Fandango are up next. We are told the present for this match is an IC title match next week.
Dolph Ziggler vs Fandango (Christmas Present on a Pole Match)
Both men try to grab the gift early but to no avail. Ziggler hits a dropkick and goes for the gift. Fandango stops him and hits spinning elbow. Fandango goes for the present but Ziggler throws him down. Ziggler Irish whips Fandango in the opposite corner and goes for the gift again. Fandango stops him but is hit with a Fame-Asser. Ziggler tries one more time but is thrown to the outside. Fandango fell to the outside as well and both men are down. Both men climb up to the pole at the same time and Fandango pulls it off after throwing Ziggler off onto the steel steps.
Fandango celebrates as we head back to commercial.
We return with the Prime Time Players the ring. Darren Young thinks its Houston and Titus corrects him that he is in Austin. They ask everyone to chant millions of dollars with them and that they want a Tag Team Title shot.
The Usos vs Prime Time Players
Titus starts the match off against Jimmy Uso. Jimmy is caught by Titus and is thrown across the ring. Darren is tagged in. Darren is thrown down with an arm drag and is stuck in the Usos corner. Jey is tagged in and begins to work the arm of Darren. Jey hits an arm drag of his own and keeps working the arm. Jimmy is tagged in and goes for a cover for a 2 count. Jey is tagged in and hits another arm drag on Darren Young. Darren hits a northern lights suplex and a clothesline. Jimmy is tagged in and hits a Samoan Drop. Titus breaks up the pin but is thrown to the outside. Jimmy hits a superkick and tags in Jey. Jey puts on a Rudolph nose and hits the splash for the 3 count.
Winners: The Usos
Both teams do the Millions of Dollars dance as we are shown a tale of the tape of Good and Bad Santa. This match is up next. We go to commercial break.
“Good Santa” Mark Henry vs “Bad Santa” Damien Sandow
Mark Henry starts off with taking a toilet out of a present. Henry puts Sandows head in it.Sandow gets a fire extinguisher but Henry takes it from him. Henry uses it on Sandow as the two go to the top of the stage. Sandow hits Henry with a giant Candy Cane but Henry beats him with it. Henry throws Sandow into the a tree and brings Sandow into the ring.
Sandow is taken down with a big boot and Henry as the fire extinguisher again and finishes Sandow off with the Worlds Strongest Slam. Henry goes for the cover and gets a 3 count.
Winner: “Good Santa” Mark Henry
Henry grabs cupcakes out of a gift and throws them into Sandows face. Henry celebrates as we head to the back with Renee. She is interviewing CM Punk and asked his plan for tonight. CM Punk says that The Shield is trying to ruin Christmas. CM Punk says he has been given a gift of two partners. Big E Langston comes in and says he is giving out beatings. Cena comes in and says he is so excited because Reigns will get punched in the mouth by Langston, Rollins will get Attitude Adjusted, and Ambrose will go to sleep. Punk, Cena and Langston put there fists together and Langston tells the Shield to believe that. We head to commercial.
We return with The Real Americans in the ring.
The Real Americans vs Los Matadores
Cesaro and Diego start the match off. Diego hits a hurircanrana and goes for another. Cesaro catches him and does the Cesaro Swing. Diego falls to the outside and did a switch when the ref wasn’t looking. Fernando rolls up Cesaro in the ring but Swagger breaks it up. Swagger is tagged in and Cesaro is taken out. Diego is tagged in hits a hurricanrana.
El Torito takes Cesaro out on the outside and Diego hits a cross body on Swagger for the 3 count.
Winners: Los Matadores
We are shown the same video package from earlier tonight of The Shield vs Cena and Punk from Smackdown. Kofi Kingston is on his way to the ring. He faces Ryback after the commercial break.
Kofi Kingston vs Ryback
Ryback and Kofi lock up to start, with Kofi starting out with some heavy offense. Kofi hits a dropkick to take down Ryback, and hits another to Ryback that knocks him on the outside. Kofi flips over the top rope on Ryback and brings him back in the ring. Ryback hits a clothesline on Kofi and Irish whips Kofi in the corner. Ryback puts Kofi in a bear hug and then switches it into a stalling suplex. Kofi reverses Rybacks second rope splash and takes him down with another dropkick.
Kofi hits the Boom Drop and a springboard cross body. Ryback however gains control and hits the Meat Hook. Ryback hits the Shell Shock for the 3 count.
Ryback celebrates as we head back to commercial.
We return with Bad News Barrett. Barrett says he has been out all day raising money. He says that they raised thousands of dollars. He then says he has some bad news. He is not with any charity organization, so the money is going home with him.
We are backstage with The Shield. Dean says they love being a pain in CM Punks side. Rollins says that Punk and Cena always go down in pain when they face them. Reigns then says that Langston is now swimming with the sharks, and they will beat him down. Reigns tells them to Believe in the Shield as we cut to commercial.
CM Punk, John Cena, and Big E Langston vs The Shield
Ambrose and Cena start off the match. Cena takes Ambrose down with a shoulder block. Ambrose tags in Rollins and Cena hits him two shoulder blocks and a side slam. He goes for the 5 knuckle shuffle but Rollin rolls to the outside. Rollins enters the ring and tags in Reigns. Reigns and Cena push each other until Reigns takes control with a Samoan drop. Reigns tags in Ambrose as we cut to commercial.
We return with Cena being beaten down by Rollins. Rollins tags in Dean Ambrose and Ambrose hits an elbow drop for a 2 count. Cena tries to fight back but is put into a sleeper hold. Punk gets tagged in and begins his comeback on Ambrose. Punk hits his high knee and clothesline. Punk tries to go up top but is distracted and Ambrose takes advantage. Ambrose hits a suplex on Punk on the outside, and brings Punks body back into the ring.
Rollins is tagged in and mocks CM Punk. Rollins hits a couple of boots to the head of Punk, but Punk takes down Rollins and tries to make the tag. Ambrose is tagged in and denies any tag from Punk, and isolates him from his corner. Reigns is tagged in and hits a shoulder block in the corner. Punk fights back but Reigns puts him in a bear hug. Punk fights out but Reigns hits him with a belly to belly suplex. Reigns hits an elbow drop and tags in Rollins. Punk hits a back suplex on Rollins and tries to make a tag. Reigns and Ambrose prevent it and keep Punk in the match.
Ambrose is now the legal man and takes a head kick from Punk. Reigns is tagged in and Punk takes him out aswell. Punk makes the tag to Big E and Rollins is also tagged in. Big E begins to clean house and hits a double splash on Ambrose and Rollins. Ambrose is tagged in and Big E is taken down. Cena breaks the cover. All hell breaks lose and Big E and Ambrose are the only ones left. Big E hits the Big Ending and The Shield break it up. They are disqualified.
Winners: Big E Langston, CM Punk, and John Cena
CM Punk, Big E Langston and John Cena clean house as the good guys stand tall as Raw concludes.