Scott Stanford and Matt Striker welcome us to the YouTube PreShow and mention that the winner of the Divas Battle Royal will face Eve later on in the evening.
A video package of Sheamus and The Big Show’s confrontation from the end of Smackdown this weeks is shown.
Backstage, Booker T is talking to Sheamus about what happened. Booker T wishes Sheamus good luck tonight and tells him to beat The Big Show down and take back the World Title.
A recap of The Shield’s debut and destruction is shown, leading to a preview of their match tonight with Ryback and Team Hell No.
Backstage, Michael Cole is with Josh Matthews and they are hyping the WWE Slammy Awards tomorrow night on RAW. Cole and Matthews announced the winner of several “technical” Slammy’s
Best Dancer: Brodus Clay
Top Social Media Ambassador: Charlie Sheen
Exclusive Video of the Year: Jerry Lawler coming home after his heart attack.
Crowd Chant of the Year: Feed Me More
Upset of the Year: Daniel Bryan defeating The Big Show and Mark Henry at The Royal Rumble
Diva of the Year: AJ Lee
A hype video for the WWE App is shown
Eve has joined the commentary table duing her best Madison Rayne Impression.
Battle Royal for the #1 Contendership to the Divas Championship
The Divas make their way out of the ring. Aksana, Tamina Rose, Kaitlyn, Natalya, Naomi, Cameron, Layla and Alicia Fox are in the ring. Rosa is the first one eliminated. Brodus’s dancer just dropped duel legdrops on Alicia. Alicia, Cameron, and Aksana have been eliminated. Tamina and Natalya are double teaming Layla but she fights back only to be eliminated by Tamina. Natalya has been eliminated. Tamina is trying to eliminated Kaitlyn but Naomi and Kaitlyn eliminate her. Eve slapped Kaitlyn as she was on the outside and eliminated her. Naomi is the #1 Contender.
Josh Matthews and Michael Cole are in the back to hand out more “technical” Slammy Awards.
Insult of the Year: John Cena
Tweet of the Year: Daniel Bryan
YouTube Show of the Year: Z! True Long Island Story
Facial Hair of the Year: Daniel Bryan
Feat of Strength of the Year: Sheamus hitting Show with White Noise
Betrayal of the Year: Big Show’s heel turn at Over the Limit
A recap video of Dolph Ziggler and John Cena’s feud is shown.
This ends the WWE YouTube Pre-Show, WWE TLC is coming up next!
Before the show begins, a 26 Bell salute is played for the victims of the CT School Massacre.
The opening video for TLC is played, hyping the three main event matches tonight on the show.
Michael Cole welcomes us to the show after the pyro goes off. Jerry Lawler and JBL are joining him in the commentary table.
Rey Mysterio and Sin Cara make their way down to the ring. Damien and Cody Rhodes come down the ring and make fun of Brooklyn hipsters. This is supposed to be a heel promo?
Tag Team #1 Contenders Match
Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara vs The Rhodes Scholars
All four men are allowed in the ring at the same time and only one person from a team as to go through a table to secure a victory. Sin Cara and Rey Mysterio do a double baseball slide to Sandow and go underneath the ring to grab a table. Mysterio and Cara whack Cody with the table as they get back in the ring. Sin Cara and Rey Mysterio are in control as of this point. Cody Rhodes sends Rey Mysterio to the outside before he can put Sandow through a table. Sin Cara is stomped in the corner. Sin Cara is about to be suplexed through a table but he is able to reverse. Sin Cara hits a corner armdrag. Cody hits Sin Cara with the Disaster Kick and on the outside, Sandow sends Rey into the post. Both teams are fighting near the steal steps.
Cara’s leg is wedged between the steps and the post, Cody and Sandow send a table into the steps to injure the leg. Sin Cara and Rey are set up on two tables on the outside. Before Cody can make a move, Rey gets up and hits a seated senton on Cody Rhodes. Sin Cara springboards onto Sandow and then hits him with a hurricanrana but his leg is injured. Rey and Cody are in the ring and Cody sets up for an Alabama Slam through a table before Rey reverses into a 619. Rey hits it and puts Cody on a table. Sandow stops Mysterio and the Rhodes Scholars wack Rey with the table. Sin Cara hits Cody and Sandow with kicks from the apron. As Sin Cara sets up for a springboard, Rhodes pushes Sin Cara off the ropes and he is sent through a table on the outside.
WINNERS and NEW #1 Contenders for the Tag Team Championships: The Rhodes Scholars
On the outside, medical personal are tending to Sin Cara.
Backstage The Sheild cut a promo about their match on their handcam.
Antonio Cesaro make his way down to the ring for his match with R-Truth. R-Truth comes out to a decent pop.
United States Championship Match
Antonio Cesaro (c) vs R-Truth
They lock up to begin the match and R-Truth taunts Cesaro and begins a USA chant. Cesaro with a kick to the midsection and locks in a headlock. Victory roll by R-Truth gets two who then followed up with a roll up for two. Antonio hits R-Truth with a back suplex and hits Truth with his gut stomp. Antonio hits Truth with several headbutts as the USA chants begin. Antonio has R-Truth in a arm based chinlock. R-Truth fights out of it begins to power up as Cesaro sends his head into the turnbuckles. A clothesline from Truth followed by the Lie Detector. Spinning Axe Kick by Truth for two. A spinning back kick by R-Truth gets two. Truth tries to go for the Truth or Consequences but Antonio reverses. Cesaro with an uppercut and the Neutralizer for the win.
WINNER and STILL United States Champion: Antonio Cesaro
In the ring Antonio Cesaro is interviewed by Matt Striker. Antonio says that by booing him, they crowd is booing themselves. He puts down America again as he holds up his title.
A hype video for WWE Week on USA Network is shown.
A Tribute to the Troops hype video is shown featuring Touts from US Servicemen and Women is shown.
Backstage, Dolph Ziggler is interviewed by Josh Matthews about his match. Ziggler promises that tonight, Everything Changes.
The Miz makes his way down to the ring in a suit and tie with a mic in hand. MizTV is set up in the ring. For some reason, The Miz interviews the 3MB! Drew McIntyre puts down Jay Z and after dueling Reallys with The Miz, Slater puts down The Rolling Stones and announces that tomorrow night they will perform live on RAW during the Slammys. 3MB gets in the faces of the Spanish Announce Team. Ricardo Rodriguez comes out and gets hassled by 3MB. Alberto del Rio comes out to save his friend. The Miz joins in the fight against The 3MB. 3MB are taken out by Del Rio and The Miz. 3MB challenges Del Rio and The Miz to a 6 Man Tag tonight. The crowd chants for Zack Ryder to be the third man in their match.
A hype video for The Rock’s apperance at the Royal Rumble is shown.
In the back, Team Hell No discuss their match with Ryback.
Matt Striker interviews Wade Barrett about his match with Kofi Kingston.
Wade Barrett makes his way down to the ring in his jacket. Kofi Kingston comes down to the ring wearing his championship around his waist.
Intercontinental Championship Match
Kofi Kingston (c) vs Wade Barrett
A bodyslam to Kofi Kingston by Wade Barrett. The men in the crowd are cheering for Wade Barrett. Wade Barrett has Kofi in a headlock but he fights out. Kofi hits Barrett with a spinning back elbow. Kofi is sent to the outside by Barrett. Kofi rolls in the ring and then rolls back out, hitting Barrett with a Suicide Dive. Kofi goes for a springboard but gets hit in the gut with a kick. Barrett hits Kofi with a pumphandle slam and follows that up with a robe assisted backbreaker. Kofi fights out of an abdominal stretch but is leveled with another backbreaker. Barrett goes to the middle rope and delivers an elbow to the chest of Kofi.
Kingston hits a Russian LegSweep and goes for the Boom Drop, he hits it. Kofi goes for Trouble in Paradise but Wade ducks it. Kofi rolls through the Winds of Change and hits the S.O.S. for Two. Barrett with a Full Nelson Slam to Kofi for Two. Kofi hits the Hanging Turnbuckle Kick and nails a crossbody. Wade rolls through the crossbody for two and then swings Kofi into the Winds of Change. Barrett sets up the Bullhammer but Kofi rolls through and hits Trouble in Paradise for the win.
WINNER and STILL Intercontinental Champion: Kofi Kingston
A WWE App hype video is shown.
CM Punk is shown in his personal Skybox. CM Punk cuts a heel promo on Brooklyn as Paul Heyman holds up the WWE Championship behind him. Punk talks about what he would have done to Ryback if he had not injured his knee.
Team Hell No and Ryback make their way down to the ring for their match against The Shield. The Sheild come out through the crowd to a generic rock song but with police radio talk in the intro.
6 Man TLC Match
Ryback and Team Hell No vs The Shield
The match begins with an all out brawl as the crown chants “Feed Me More” Ambrose is in the ring with Ryback. Ryback hits a Thesz Press onto Ambrose. The Shield begins a three on one attack on Ryback. Ryback is dropkicked to the outside by Ambrose. Kane brings a ladder into the ring but he is kicked back to the outside has he tries to bring it in. Reigns sends Bryan into the ladder as Ambrose and Seth hold it out. Ryback comes back into the ring and slams the ladder onto Ambrose and Seth repeatedly until Roman comes in with a chair. Kane comes into the ring and it is big man vs big man. Rollins leaps off the top rope but Kane swats him down. Rollins has a ladder on him and Kane swats a chair onto the ladder Rollins is under repeatedly.
Ryback takes Ambrose and Rollins into separate corners. Rollins smashes a chair into Ryback’s midsection. Ryback dominates Rollins and Ambrose in the ring. Ryback has them on a ladder in the corner and splashes them. Ryback suplexes Rollins and Ambrose onto a ladder. Roman comes into the ring and takes out Ryback. All three members of The Shield are hitting Ryback with weapons. Roman tells the Spanish announce team to moves. They set up the Triple Powerbomb and send Ryback crashing through the table. Daniel Bryan takes out The Shield with a suicide dive. Team Hell No and the Shield are brawling on the outside. Ambrose bodyslams Daniel onto a chair twice. A table is set up on the turnbuckle by The Shield and they send Daniel into the table face first. Daniel is set up on the table and Rollins and Ambrose do a double superplex onto Daniel for two as Kane breaks up the pin. Kane is taken out with a chair by Rollins.
Kane is ontop of the table fighting off Ambrose and Rollins. Kane flies and hits a flying clothesline onto Ambrose. A sideslam to Roman from Kane for two. Kane chokeslams Ambrose through a chair for two as Roman breaks it up. Kane is speared through the barricade by Reigns. The Shield bury Kane with rumble as he lies on the floor. In the ring Bryan put all three members of the Shield in separate No Locks before they get the advantage. Bryan begins to hit kick after kick on The Sheild before Ryback makes his way into the ring and cleans house. Ryback hits a spinebuster on Roman. Ryback spears Ambrose and hits the Meathook clothesline on him. Ryback hits Ambrose with Shellshock but Rollins makes the save.
The Shield triple teams Ryback on the outside. Ambrose hits Ryback with a chair and the Shield begin to set something up. The move a table into position and put Ryback on it. Rollins climbs uptop a “Super” Ladder and motions for the other two to go win the match. Ryback gets off the table and goes after Rollins. Ryback yanks Rollins off the ladder and he lands through a pile of tables. Daniel is sent through a table in the middle of the ring by Reigns and The Shield comes away with the victory before Ryback can make the save.
WINNERS: The Shield
Eve makes her way down the aisle with her title followed by Naomi who comes out to Brodus Clay’s music.
Divas Championship Match
Eve (c) vs Naomi
Eve takes Naomi into the corner and hits her with several elbows as a shot of Brodus Clay airs in the back rooting for his girl. Eve rolls to the outside and Naomi does some impressive cat skinning before booting Eve in the face and dancing. Eve hands Naomi up in the ropes and locks in an armlock. Naomi with a headscissor to Eve and she goes to the top. She tries for a chop before misses completely. Eve hits her with her neckbreaker for the win.
WINNER and STILL Divas Champion: Eve
A recap of Show vs Sheamus’ feud is shown before their match up.
The Big Show is interviewed in the back by Matt Striker. The Big Show talks about all of the horrible things he is going to do Sheamus with a chair in their match.
Sheamus makes his way to the ring and a recap of Sheamus’ assault on Show at Survivor Series is shown. The Big Show comes down to the ring with the World Title on shoulder to virtually no reaction.
In the ring, Lillian Garcia gives the champion and the challenger their championship introductions.
World Heavyweight Championship Match
The Big Show (c) Sheamus
Sheamus charges at The Big Show and lands punch after punch on The Big Show. Sheamus with a low dropkick and takes out The Big Show’s knee. The Big Show sends Sheamus to the outside and The Celtic Warrior grabs a chair only for The Big Show to swat it away. The Big Show tries to leave and Sheamus chases after him with a chair only to get kick in the face. The Big Show swats Sheamus with an open hand on the barricade. Sheamus leaps off the apron and assault Show on the outside. They both roll back into the ring and Sheamus kicks Show in the gut. Show clobbers Sheamus with a clothesline and headbutt Sheamus before simply walking on top of him. Sheamus with a kneelift to Show on the outside as he hunts for a chair. Sheamus hits Show in the gut with the chair before hitting Show in the back. Sheamus bodyslams The Big Show for two. Sheamus goes up top with the chair and hits Show with a Chair Aided Shoulder Block. Sheamus goes up for a second try but he is hit with a spear by The Big Show.
Sheamus and Show are on the outside but now Show had a chair and he swats Sheamus in the back several times. Sheamus gets chocked in the middle rope before getting taken down with a headbutt. As Show was going over the top rope, Sheamus hits the rope, and crotches Show. Show and Sheamus trade punches. Sheamus hits several corner shoulder blocks on The Big Show but he is taken down with a clothesline for two. Show goes to the outside and throw multiple chairs into the ring. Show wacks Sheamus with one and goes up for the Vader Bomb. Sheamus is flattening but kicked out at two. Show sets to chairs up in the middle of the ring. Sheamus pops up and hits White Noise on Show through those chairs. Sheamus sets up for the Brogue Kick but he misses, gets caught up in the ropes, and gets nailed with a KO Punch from Show. Sheamus is able to kick out to the disbelief of Show. The Big Show goes to the outside and gets a MASSIVE chair and wacks Sheamus with it to win the match.
WINNER: The Big Show
A Don’t Try This At Home Video Is Shown.
Backstage AJ bumps into Cena and apologizes for everything that happened last week. John tells AJ to thank him when he takes the Money in the Bank contract.
The Miz, Alberto del Rio, and The Brooklyn Brawler vs 3MB
Slater and Del Rio start off and Del Rio with kicks to the ribs. Del Rio with the step up enzuigiri and arm bar. The Brawler tags in and he punches Slater and applies a side head lock. Brawler with a shoulder tackle and then he punches McIntyre and hits a hip toss on Mahal. Slater with a super kick to Brawler. Drew tags in and he punches Brawler and sends him into the turnbuckles. Drew with punches and he hits a suplex. Drew gets a near fall. Slater tags in and slams Brawler and goes to the turnbuckles and misses a knee drop.
Miz tags in and so does Mahal. Miz with punches to Mahal in the corner and then he hits the Awesome Clothesline. Miz leaps over Mahal and then he kicks Jinder and hits a DDT for a near fall. Del Rio with a lungblower to McIntyre. Del Rio with a dive onto McIntyre. The Miz hits The Skullcrushing Finale on Jinder Mahal but tags in The Brawler. Brawler locks in a Boston Crap and Jinder Mahal taps out.
WINNER: The Miz, Alberto del Rio, and The Brooklyn Brawler
A recap of John Cena and Dolph Ziggler’s feud is shown.
Dolph Ziggler comes out to a pop wearing a new “Steal Your Girlfriend” hoodie. John Cena comes out to his usual mixture of cheers and boos with the boos overpowering the cheers.
Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Dolph Ziggler vs John Cena
Cena takes down Ziggler with a shoulderblock and pauses to listen to the “Lets Go Cena/Cena Sucks” chants. Ziggler pauses to listen to the “Lets Go Ziggler” chants. Hip toss to Ziggler by Cena as the “You Can’t Wrestle” chants begin. Cena hits a fisherman suplex on Ziggler. Cena goes for a monkeyflip and delivers before rolling Ziggler out of the ring. Ziggler hits Cena with a chair on the outside. Cena hits Ziggler with a flapjack after Ziggler wedges a chair in between the ropes in the corner. Ziggler rolls a ladder into the ring but before Ziggler can set it up Cena takes it and wacks Ziggler in the face with it. On the outside, Ziggler’s face is smashed into the annouce table. Cena goes over to the steel steps and lifts them up, smashing them in Ziggler’s face. Cena has a table and rolls it into the ring. Cena sets it up and positions near the corner. Ziggler climbs ups a ladder that he set up in the ring but is stopped by Cena and they begin the “Yay/Boo” punches which ends with Ziggler locked in the Sleeper Hold on Cena.
Cena climbs up the ladder with Ziggler on his back. Cena reaches for the briefcase and they both fall through the table that Cena had set up earlier. Ziggler is first to his feet and he sets the ladder back up. Cena lifts the ladder with Ziggler on it but before he can do anything, Ziggler rolls off it. Cena hits the 2 Shoulderblocks and the Spin Out Powerbomb but before he can do the 5 Knuckle Shuffle, Ziggler hits Cena with the Fameasser. Ziggler brings in another ladder from the outside but once he is back in the ring, Cena puts Ziggler in the STF. John Cena tries to wack Ziggler with a ladder as he is on the apron but Ziggler docks. As they both are in the middle of the ring, Cena tries for the AA but Ziggler reverses and counters with the Zig Zag. Ziggler gets a table and leans it up in the corner. Cena hits the 5 Knuckle Shuffle but misses the AA again and Ziggler leaps for an impressive DDT.
Ziggler goes to the outside and bring a “Big Boy” ladder into the middle of the ring and sets it up. Ziggler begins to climb but Cena is there to meet him and they begin to punch each other on the top of the ladder. Cena headbutts Ziggler off of the ladder and goes for the briefcase. Ziggler is able to stop him before he grabs it. Ziggler sends John Cena’s face into the ladder. John Cena just hit a headscissor takedown on Ziggler and he is sent flying through the table that Ziggler leaned against the corner. Dolph dropkicks Cena as he was holding a ladder, the ladder goes flying to the outside. Ziggler is moving the broken table pieces out of the ring and this gives John Cena time to power up. Cena hits punch after punch on The Show Up. Ziggler is set up on the top rope and goes for a flying crossbody. Cena rolls through and goes for the AA for a third time but Ziggler grabs the chair he set up in the corner and wacks Cena with it. Ziggler goes for the Superkick but Cena hits the AA. Vickie comes out with the chair but AJ takes out Vickie. AJ hits the 5 Knuckle Shuffle on Vickie. Cena has the big ladder and sets it up in the ring.
As Cena was climbing up the ladder, AJ turned heel and knocks Cena off of the ladder. Dolph has the ladder set up in the middle of the ring and grabs the briefcase for the win!
WINNER and STILL Mr. Money in the Bank: Dolph Ziggler
“The Show Off” Dolph Ziggler end his 2012 PPV season with a smile on his face and asks the crowd one question, “How Damn Good Am I?”
TLC ends with Cena in the middle of the ring looking dejected as the ladder AJ pushed him off of stands in the ring.