WWE Raw Results – May 12th, 2014
Raw opens up with the Shield in the ring. Ambrose says that last week they saw something that they don’t often see, and it was all 3 members of the Shield laid out. Ambrose says that they won’t see that very often and that they want Evolution. Rollins than says they are not running from Evolution, but they are running to them. Rollins says Evolution is good, but they are not good enough to beat the Shield. Rollins asks if Roman has something to say. Reigns says that they did everything to him, but then he asks if that is all they got. He says that they are going to believe in the Shield, and they are going to believe in him. A limo on the titantron shows up and its Evolution. The Shield then run out of the ring to go find them. We go backstage and we see the Shield jump Evolution. The Shield take out Evolution as officials get the Shield off of them.
We are told The Usos and John Cena will take on The Wyatt Family tonight.
Rob Van Dam makes his way to the ring as he will be facing Jack Swagger after the commercial break.
Jack Swagger vs Rob Van Dam
Before the match starts, out comes Adam Rose. Adam Rose circles the ring and distracts Swagger, Swagger turns around and takes a kick to the face. RVD then hits the 5 Star Frog Splash for the 3 count.
Winner: Rob Van Dam
RVD gives Adam Rose a nod of approval as Rose continues to celebrate.
We get a video package for WWE Divas Champion Paige. We are told she will be in action next after the commercial break.
We return with a vignette for Bo Dallas.
Alicia grabs a mic before the match and says that there is something about her that no one likes about her. She says she doesn’t fit in and to get out. She then cheap shots Paige and the bell is rung.
Paige vs Alicia Fox
Alicia immediately goes onto the attack on Paige. Fox hits a backbreaker, and then throws her to the outside. Alicia goes to the outside and rams Paige into the apron. Paige is rolled into the ring and is covered for a 2 count. Fox hits a suplex with a bridge but only gets a 2 count. Paige is then put in a headlock by Fox. Alicia then hits a another backbreaker, and begins to flaunt for the crowd. Alicia goes for a cover but only gets a 2 count. Alicia puts Paige in a surfboard stretch, and then plants Paige face first into the ground. Paige is then put into another headlock. Paige however reverses the headlock into the Paige Turner for the 3 count.
Paige celebrates as Alicia tears everything apart from ringside.
We get a video package of what happened between Kane, Bryan and Brie last week on Raw. Daniel Bryan will address the WWE Universe next after the commercial break.
We return with Daniel Bryan in the ring. Daniel Bryan says its been a long road to get to the moment he is in right now. He says ever since Summerslam he knew it would be an uphill battle. He says he was right but it has been a little steeper than he thought it would be. He says that the Authority threw everything at him, but him and the Yes Movement beat the odds. He says that when you are champion, you get a giant target on his back. He says when he came back, he got the worst beating of my life. He says that he was determined to beat Kane, and at Extreme Rules he did that. He says that with all of this their comes a price. He says that this Thursday he has to have neck surgery. He says that there is a chance that his career is over, but the fact is he will be. Daniel Bryan says they know he will be back and then leads the fans in Yes chants.
We get a video package of Bray Wyatt’s promo from last week on Raw. John Cena and The Usos vs The Wyatt Family is up next.
John Cena, and The Usos vs The Wyatt Family
Harper and Jey Uso start the match off. Jey is thrown into the corner, but Jey fights back with a bunch of shots to the face. Harper is taken down and is pinned for a 2 count. Harper gets up and hits a drop kick. Rowan is tagged in and hits a backbreaker. Rowan begins to choke Jey in the ropes, and then tags in Bray. Bray begins to stomp Jey in the corner, and then tags in Harper. Harper continues the beat down, and then throws Jey into the corner. Harper however misses a splash and Jimmy gets a tag. Jimmy hits a samoan drop and then a corkscrew splash on Harper. Bray and Rowan distract Jimmy, which leads to Harper hitting a big boot on Jimmy.
Bray is tagged in and begins to beat down Jimmy in the corner. Bray hits a big uppercut, and then tags in Harper. Harper hits a knee to the face, and goes for the cover but only gets a 2 count. Jimmy is then put into a headlock, and Jimmy begins to fight out. Harper then throws Jimmy onto the mat and tags in Rowan. Rowan hits a backbreaker, and then begins to stomp on Jimmy in between the ropes. Bray is then tagged in. Jimmy fights back and tries to get some offense, but is taken down with a splash. Bray bounces off the ropes but Jimmy hits a big sidekick. Cena makes the tag and so does Rowan. Cena begins his comeback. Chaos begins, with everyone being taken out. Cena locks in the STF but Bray breaks it up with a splash. Bray goes for the Sister Abagail but the Usos take him out with superkicks. The Usos then hit suicide dives on Bray and Harper on the outside. Cena hits the AA on Rowan and gets the 3 count.
Winners: John Cena and The Usos
Bray gets a mic in the ring and tells John Cena thank you. He says he thanks him for making him realize what he has to do. He then says to follow the buzzards. The camera cuts.
We are told Evolution will make their way to the ring up next. We go to commercial break.
We return with Evolution making their way to the ring. Orton says that he has enough, and he knows Batista has had enough as well. He says its time to put the Hounds of Justice to sleep. Triple H says maybe its time for them to finish the Shield off. He says he knows how good they are, but they got to big for themselves. He says that the ambush tonight was the last straw. He says they will get their rematch at Payback, but it will be different. He says they will pick each and every one of them a part. He says they will take out Ambrose, then Rollins, and then make an example out of Roman Reigns. The Shield then ambush Evolution. The Shield take out Evolution as the Evolution retreats. Batista then says he has had enough, and then says that he wants Roman Reigns tonight.
We go to commercial break as the Shield stand tall in the ring.
Nikki Bella vs Natalya
Nikki and Natalya lock up, with Nikki getting the upper hand. Natalya goes for a kick but is caught by Nikki. Both girls get out and stare each other down. Nikki then begins to lay heavy blows into Natalya. Nikki comes off the second rope and takes down Natalya. Both girls get up and begin slapping each other. Natalya catches Nikki into an abdominal stretch. Nikki reverses it into one of her own, but Natalya pushes her off. Nikki then gets on top of Natalya and begins to beat her down. Both girls exchange roll ups until Nikki counters of Natalya’s roll ups into one of her own for the 3 count.
Winner: Nikki Bella
Batista vs Roman Reigns will be tonight’s main event of the evening. We go to commercial break.
Sheamus vs Curtis Axel
Both men lock up, with Sheamus taking advantage early. Sheamus hits an elbow drop for a two count. Axel fights back, and hits a big a knee to the face for a 2 count. Axel then begins to beat Sheamus down, and then follows his offense up with a drop kick. Sheamus however fights back and hits a rolling senton. Sheamus then goes to the top rope, but Axel stops him and hits a neckbreaker from the top rope. Axel goes for the cover but only gets a 2 count. Axel goes for the Perfectplex, but Sheamus reverses it into the Clover Leaf. Axel has no choice but to tap out.
Ryback attacks Sheamus from behind and he wants a match. Sheamus wants it too and we are going to have another match after the commercial break.
Sheamus vs Ryback
We return from commercial break with Ryback in control. Ryback goes for the splash but Sheamus gets his knees up. Sheamus then begins his comeback sequence. Sheamus then hits the 10 blows to the chest, but Ryback hits the backpack stunner right after for a 2 count. Ryback then goes for the Meat Hook, but Sheamus catches him with White Noise. Ryback goes for the cover but only gets a 2 count. Sheamus then goes for the Brogue Kick, but Ryback ducks and hits a spinebuster. Sheamus then kicks out at two, and gets up and hits a powerslam for a two count. Sheamus then calls for the Brogue Kick, but Axel distracts Sheamus. Ryback then hits the Meat Hook and goes for Shell Shock. Sheamus gets out and hits the Brogue Kick for the 3 count.
We are reminded Roman Reigns will face Batista tonight as we head to commercial break.
We are told Sheamus will face Cesaro on Main Event tomorrow night.
Stephanie McMahon makes her way down to the ring. Stephanie says that Bryan told his story earlier. She says at the end of the day he has to undergo neck surgery on Thursday. She says this simply proves that he is simply not an A+ player. She says that at the end of the day he can not pull through for the fans. She then says she has to do whats best for business, and that he needs to come out to the ring and says something to him face to face. Kane’s music then hits and he comes out dragging out a lifeless Daniel Bryan. The stretcher comes out as does Brie Bella. They begin to check on Daniel Bryan. Daniel Bryan is rolled out to the back as we cut to commercial break.
We return with Bryan being brought into the ambulance. Brie tells Stephanie to stay away.
Fandango w/ Layla vs Dolph Ziggler
Dolph and Fandango lock up, with Ziggler hitting a shoulder block, but Fandango then hits two arm drags. Both men get up and Dolph hits a dropkick. Fandango gets up however and throws Ziggler over the top rope. Fandango rolls Ziggler into the ring and covers him for a 2 count. Fandango continues the assault with an uppercut. Ziggler tries to fight back, but Fandango hits a suplex for a 2 count. Ziggler is then put in a headlock. Ziggler gets out with a jaw breaker, and then hits a big elbow to the face. Ziggler then hits 10 punches in the corner, and then follows it with a neck breaker.
Ziggler goes for the Fame-Asser, but Fandango hits a modified suplex for a two count. Ziggler then reverses the leg drop, and then hits the Fame-Asser but only gets a 2 count. Ziggler is then distracted by Layla and then takes a kick to the face.Fandango covers Ziggler but he kicks out. Fandango then is slightly distracted by Layla and Ziggler hits the Zig Zag for the 3 count.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
Fandango says that he may have lost, but he knows he is the real winner. He then says Dolph may have won but Layla won something more important; his heart. He then says he loves her, and they begin to make out in the ring. We go to commercial break.
We return and out comes Hacksaw Jim Duggan. Hacksaw is interrupted by Lana. Lana says Hacksaw symbolizes America. Once great, is now the laughing stock of the world. She says Rusev is proud to represent Russia and Putin. She then introduces Rusev. Lana says Hacksaw has one chance to beg for mercy. Hacksaw says no and Lana tells Rusev to crush. Out comes Big E to make the save. Rusev hits a big kick to Big E and Big E falls to the outside. Big E looks on as Rusev stands tall.
We get a replay of the segment between Evolution and The Shield. We are once reminded that Batista will take on Roman Reigns later tonight in the main event.
Damien Sandow vs Cody Rhodes
Cody and Sandow lock up, with Cody taking him down. Sandow goes for an arm drag, but Cody takes him down. Cody then begins to work the arm, but Sandow fights back. Cody is thrown into the corner, but leaps up and hits a roll up for a 2 count. Cody then hits a kick to the head, and then goes for the Disaster Kick, but Sandow gets out of the way. Sandow then begins to beat down Cody. Sandow then puts Cody into a headlock. Cody gets out and hits a bridge for a 2 count. Sandow then fights back and hits a shot to the head when Cody is locked into the ropes. Sandow then hits the Russian leg sweep, but then misses the Elbow of Disdain. Sandow keeps at it on Cody, and then hits the Elbow of Disdain. Cody is then put in the headlock. Cody however fights back and begins his comeback sequence. Cody goes for Cross Rhodes, but Sandow gets out. Cody then hits a rake to the eyes when the ref was distracted by Goldust, and then hits the Disaster Kick and gets the 3 count.
Winner: Cody Rhodes
We are told that Batista vs Roman Reigns is up next.
We get a vignette for Bo Dallas again. We then get a replay of the two Daniel Bryan segments from tonight.
Bray Wyatt comes onto the screen for a promo. He says all humans are flawed. He says its, greed, or lust for power that makes them into parasites. He says that Cena is no longer, and he asks when this tale between them will end. He says that last week John Cena said he will never give up even if he is the last man standing. Bray says he will make sure he the last man standing tall, and then asks how far Cena will go. The camera then cuts back to the ring. Out comes the Shield. We cut to commercial break as our main event is up next.
Roman Reigns vs Batista
Both men lock up, with Batista being shoved into the corner. They lock up again in the middle of the ring, but Batista hits a knee to the gut. Batista then hits multiple shoulder thrusts in the corner, but then Reigns reverses and hits a bunch of shoulder thrusts in a row. Both men go to the outside and Reigns bounces Batista off of the steel steps. Batista is rolled back in the ring, and Roman Reigns goes for a clothesline. Reigns misses and now Batista is firmly in control. Reigns fights back with a bunch of headbutts. Reigns then hits a big clothesline, and both members of Evolution come on the apron. As does the Shield, and the match continues. Reigns hits a clothesline in the corner, and then goes to the outside to hit the jumping dropkick. Ambrose and Rollins take out Evolution. Reigns hits the kick and goes for the superman punch. Triple H takes Reigns to the outside and this match is over.
The Shield get the upper hand until Stephanie comes out and calls out the entire roster to beat down the Shield. Reigns somehow get a spear on Triple H, and then Ambrose and Rollins come in with chairs and clear out the ring! Ambrose hits the Dirty Deeds on a chair on Fandango, and then Rollins hits the Curb Stomp on Axel onto a steel chair. Reigns then superman punches Slater, and then spears Ryback. The Shield then triple powerbomb Ryback, making a statement and standing tall in the middle of the ring. This concludes Monday Night Raw.