Event:WWE Monday Night RAW Airdate: Monday, November 11th, 2013 (USA Network) Location: The Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England Results by Jeff Johnson of Gerweck
â€œYes, sir, we promised you a great main eventâ€¦â€
Welcome everyone to the LIVE Raw results for episode #1068. The show opens with a great video package narrated by John Cena highlighting some of the history of the United States military and itâ€™s veterans. Happy Veteranâ€™s day to everyone, and thank you everyone that has fought and is fighting for their respected country.
Our announcers for the night are Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and JBL as they welcome us to Monday Night Raw. Michael Cole announces that The Authority is on vacation and wonâ€™t be in the arena tonight. Randy Orton comes out first and heads to the ring to grace us with his presence.
Randy Orton starts by telling everyone that the Big Show blackmailed his way to a WWE Championship match at Survivor Series, and that he is going to still be WWE Champion after the show is over. Brad Maddox comes to the ring to a pretty positive reaction from the crowd. Maddox says that as WWE GM, he is going to make the first match of the night. He is then cut off by Kaneâ€™s music, and The Big Red Corporate Machine heads to the ring.
Loud you sold out chants by the crowd to Kane before he can even say a word. Kane says that as the appointed Director of Operations, he is in charge of Monday Night Raw tonight. Brad Maddox cuts him off and makes a match between Randy Orton and Cody Rhodes. Kane cuts him off and says he will fight Goldust. Vickie Guerrero now makes her way to the stage.
Loud boos to Vickie as she starts to talk. Vickie says that she wants to do what is best for business. She is cut off by the crowd booing and saying â€œwhatâ€ to her. Itâ€™s hard to hear her at times. Vickie makes a match putting Randy Orton against Cody Rhodes and Goldust in an all champions handicap match. Goldust and Cody Rhodes now make their way to the ring, this match is going to happen right now.
We come back to the bell ringing, with Randy Orton and Goldust starting the match off. Goldust starts the match in control with an armdrag, hip toss, and drop kick to the champion. He quickly tags in Cody Rhodes, and he comes off the top with an axe handle. Orton back in control now, but Goldust with a blind tag and a quick roll up. Orton kicks up at 2. Orton now back in control of Goldust. Loud â€œRandyâ€™s Boringâ€ chants by the crowd to Orton. This crowd has been good so far. Orton still in control of this match with his patent stomps to the limbs of Goldust. The crowd now chanting â€œJBLâ€ and â€œJerry.â€ They are hostile tonight. Goldust starting to fight back with shots to the gut of Orton. Orton runs into a big boot of Goldust. Goldust goes up top, and is then kicked off the top turnbuckle by Orton and hits hard on the mat as we go to commercial.
We are back with Orton still in control. Goldust fights back and hits a quick roll up, but Orton up at 2. Goldust with a quick DDT, and Cody is cheering him on to make a tag. Goldust gets there, and a spring board missile drop kick by Rhodes to Orton. He goes up top and hits a huge moonsault! 2 count by Cody. Cody tags in Goldust be he misses Orton in the corner. Orton turns around into a right hand by Goldust. Double clothesline over the top by the Rhodes brothers. Orton gets up at about a 6 count, but doesnâ€™t get back in the ring.
After the match, Big Show surprises everyone and comes down to the ring. He attacks Orton by throwing him into the steel steps. Big Show doing some furniture rearranging by taking the top off of the announce table. He now brings the steps next to the table. He has Orton by the throat and walks up the steps. Huge chokeslam by Big Show through the announce table!! Crowd is going crazy with Yes chants! Big Show leaves the ring side area while doctors check on Orton and the announcers show the replay of what just transpired.
Back on Raw, they show another replay of Big Showâ€™s attack on Randy Orton. The camera goes backstage and shows Big Show leaving the arena to go â€œget a pintâ€ to celebrate what he just did to Orton. Los Matadores with El Torito now make their way to the ring for our next matchup. They will team with Santino Marella. Their opponents: The Union Jacks. Itâ€™s 3MB dressed in UK attire.
Los Matadores and Santino Marella vs. 3MB
Match stars off with Diego and Heath Slater. 3MB with some quick tags and a triple team move to Diego. Drew Mcentyre now in the ring for 3MB. Diego tags in Santino, and he hits his hip toss on Jinder Mahal, who is now the legal man for 3MB. Slater now chasing El Torito around the ring and back in. Santino with a gore to Slater and he is now out of the ring. El Torito comes off the top on to Slater on the outside. Santino with the cobra on Mahal, and this one is over.
Winners by Pinfall â€“ Los Matadores and Santino Marella
We go to the back to Randy Orton being tended to by a doctor. Maddox, Vickie, and Kane come in the room. Maddox and Vickie try to apologize, but Orton is having none of it. Orton tells them he wants nothing to do with any of them, and that The Authority will hear about this. Kane says he better have something to do with him, or The Rhodes brothers wonâ€™t be his only problem.
Back on Raw, Damien Sandow is already in the ring. His opponent, Kofi Kingston, makes his way to the ring for this one on one match.
Damien Sandow vs. Kofi Kingston
Sandow starts off aggressively with knees to the gut and then throws Kofi to the outside. Kofi back in the ring and eats some stomps by Sandow. Sandow gets a 1 count. Sandow now with a chin lock on Kofi. He fights his way back up with some punches and... (Continues on next page)