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World Wrestling Entertainment 2012


Royal Rumble 2012

2012-01-29, Scottrade Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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  1. World heavyweight championship, Steel cage triple-threat match:
    Daniel Bryan (ch) def. Big Show, Mark Henry
    Big Show had knocked Mark Henry, but the pinfall was denied by Bryan, who instead managed to climb over the steel cage. Big Show caught Bryan, holding him in one arm, but eventually had to let go, giving Bryan the victory as he landed on the floor.
  2. Nikki Bella & Brie Bella & Beth Phoenix (Diva's champion) & Natalya def. Kelly Kelly & Eve Torres & Alicia Fox & Tamina
    Phoenix pinned Kelly after a glam slam, for the victory.
  3. John Cena vs. Kane (2xCO)
    The two men brawled inside the ring for quite some time, before taking it outside, continuing the fight despite both getting counted out. In the end, Kane brought out Zack Ryder, who was in a wheelchair from an earlier attack from Kane, to the ring, tombstoning him. Cena came out trying to stop him, only to be tombstoned himself.
  4. Brodus Clay def. Drew McIntyre
    Clay pins McIntyre for the victory.
  5. WWE championship, Special referee: John Laurinaitis
    CM Punk (ch) def. Dolph Ziggler
    Before the match, Laurinaitis announced that he would only be overseeing the action outside the ring, calling in a real referee. Punk accidentally hits the referee, and misses several chances to win the match, with Laurinaitis outside the ring not wanting to help. After the third GTS, the referee finally counts to three in tandem with Laurinaitis.
  6. The Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 2 2Alex RileyThe Miz (1)
    2 3 6R-TruthThe Miz (1)
    3 6 7Primo (tag ch)Mick Foley (7)
    4 5 8Justin GabrielMick Foley (7) & Ricardo Rodriguez (8)
    5 8 9Ricardo RodriguezSantino Marella (9)
    61010Epico (tag ch)Mick Foley (7)
    7 910Santino MarellaCody Rhodes (4)
    8 710Mick FoleyCody Rhodes (4)
    91212Jerry "The King" LawlerCody Rhodes (4)
    101415Jinder MahalGreat Khali (15)
    111315Ezekiel JacksonGreat Khali (15)
    121919"Hacksaw" Jim DugganCody Rhodes (4)
    131719Booker TDolph Ziggler (18) & Cody Rhodes (4)
    141519The Great KhaliDolph Ziggler (18) & Cody Rhodes (4)
    152021Michael ColeBooker T (13) & Jerry Lawler (12)
    161621HunicoKharma (21)
    172121KharmaDolph Ziggler (18)
    181122Kofi KingstonSheamus (22)
    192326Road DoggWade Barrett (26)
    202428Jey UsoRandy Orton (28)
    212628Wade BarrettRandy Orton (28)
    222729David OtungaChris Jericho (29)
    232530Jack Swagger (US ch)Sheamus (22) & Big Show (30)
    24 430Cody Rhodes (IC ch)Big Show (30)
    25 130The MizBig Show (30)
    261830Dolph ZigglerBig Show (30)
    273030Big ShowRandy Orton (28)
    282830Randy OrtonChris Jericho (29)
    292930Chris JerichoSheamus (22)

    Winner: Sheamus (22).
    All three English commentators Jerry Lawler, Booker T and Michael Cole entered the match directly from the commentator's table, going back to commentary when eliminated. Sheamus wins the Royal Rumble match, to get a guaranteed title shot at WrestleMania 28.

Elimination Chamber 2012

2012-02-19, Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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  1. WWE championship, Elimination Chamber Match:
    CM Punk (ch) def. The Miz, Chris Jericho, Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler [w/Vickie Guerrero], R-Truth
    Kingston and Punk start out. Ziggler enters as number three. Punk gets a two-count on Kingston just as R-Truth enters as fourth. He is pinned by Punk, before The Miz is released as number five. Punk gets Miz in his Anaconda Vice submission hold just as Jericho is released as the last participant, and Punk breaks the hold. Jericho pins Ziggler after a Codebreaker, and forces Kingston to submit to the Walls of Jericho. He continues to assault Kingston as he leaves the ring, giving Punk the opportunity to kick him out of the chamber, knocking him and a camera man out. Meanwhile, Punk and Miz battle it out in the ring, with Punk eventually victorious after hitting the Go To Sleep, winning the match.
  2. Divas championship:
    Beth Phoenix (ch) def. Tamina Snuka
    Phoenix kicked out of Tamina's superfly splash, and instead finds herself pinned after a glam slam.
  3. World heavyweight championship, Elimination Chamber Match:
    Daniel Bryan (ch) def. Santino Marella, Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes (ic champ), Big Show, The Great Khali
    Santino Marella replaced an injured Randy Orton. Wade Barrett and Big Show start out. Rhodes enters third, Marella fourth and Khali fifth without anyone being eliminated. Khali is the first to be eliminated when Big Show pins him after a spear. With everyone down, Show breaks in to Bryan's pod, attacking him there until the door opens. After having been attacked by everyone, Show gets pinned by Rhodes, who starts goading and gets pinned by Marella. Barrett tries to dive-bomb Marella from the top rope, only to get headbutted by Bryan, giving Marella the opportunity to pin him. Santino gets a two-count on Bryan after a cobra chop, but is forced to submit to Bryan's LeBell lock. After the match, Bryan is attacked by Sheamus.
  4. US championship:
    Jack Swagger (ch) [w/Vickie Guerrero] def. Justin Gabriel [w/Hornswoggle] (subm)
    Gabriel submitted to Swagger's ankle lock.
  5. Ambulance match:
    John Cena def. Kane
    Stipulation: The only way to win is to put your opponent in the ambulance and drive out of the arena. The match went in and out of the ring. After taking out Cena, Kane put him in a wheel-chair, trying to roll him to the ambulance, but Cena countered, using the chair as a weapon. Taking the action back to the ring, Cena tries to send Kane through the Spanish announce table, but gets chokeslammed there himself. Cena is carried to the ambulance, but manages to kick out. After throwing Kane down from the roof of the ambulance, he manages to put him into it to win the match.

WrestleMania XXVIII

2012-04-01, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida, USA

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  1. World heavyweight championship:
    Sheamus def. Daniel Bryan (ch) [w/A.J.]
    Sheamus hits Bryan with a brogue kick just as Bryan kisses A.J. at the start of the match. Pinfall and new champion in just a eighteen seconds.
  2. Kane def. Randy Orton
    Kane gets several near-falls on Orton, but finally manages to get a pinfall after a chokeslam.
  3. Intercontinental championship:
    Big Show def. Cody Rhodes (ch)
    Big Show pins Rhodes to win the title after a knockout punch.
  4. Kelly Kelly & Maria Menounos def. Beth Phoenix (Diva's champion) & Eve Torres
    Menounos pins Phoenix to win the match.
  5. Hell in a Cell, Special referee: Shawn Michaels
    Undertaker def. Triple H
    After his near-defeat at last year's WrestleMania, Undertaker wanted to settle the score. Triple H tried to get Undertaker to submit by hitting him with various foreign objects, but Undertaker refused to give up. Undertaker had Triple H in Hell's gates, but Michaels had been knocked out and could not end the match. After several impossibly-close pin counts for both men, Undertaker finally manages a three-count after a tombstone. Undertaker remains undefeated at WrestleMania, 20-0.
  6. Team Johnny (The Miz & Mark Henry & Drew McIntyre & Jack Swagger, Dolph Ziggler & David Otunga) [w/Vickie Guerrero & John Laurinaitis] def. Team Teddy (Kofi Kingston & Great Khali & R-Truth & Zack Ryder, Booker T & Santino Marella) [w/Hornswoggle & Aksana & Teddy Long]
    Stipulation: The winning team's general manager would control both Raw and SmackDown. With the entire Raw team knocked out, Marella had Miz set up for a pinfall after the Cobra, but was stopped short. Team Johnny retaliated, with Miz pinning Ryder.
  7. WWE championship:
    CM Punk (ch) def. Chris Jericho (subm)
    Just before the match, John Laurinaitis added the stipulation that the title could change hands on disqualification. After several reversals, Jericho eventually tapped out to Punk's Anaconda Vice sleeper hold.
  8. The Rock def. John Cena
    Three times the referee was about to count both men out, but each time both rose before the ten count. Rock countered Cena's STF, delivering the people's elbow, but only managed to get a two-count. With Rock down, Cena attempted a people's elbow of his own, only to be denied by Rock, who answered with a Rock Bottom, pinning Cena for the victory.

Extreme Rules

2012-04-29, Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Illinois, USA

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  1. Falls count anywhere:
    Randy Orton def. Kane
    The match quickly left the ring, going out into the audience and backstage. Encountering superstars backstage, Zack Ryder attacked Kane, without much effect. Returning, Orton DDTs Kane from the announce table, but only gets a two-count. Kane tries to chokeslam Orton onto a chair, but Orton reverses it into an RKO, getting the three-count.
  2. Brodus Clay [w/Hornswoggle] def. Dolph Ziggler [w/Vickie Guerrero & Jack Swagger]
    Clay pins Ziggler despite Ziggler getting a lot of help from Swagger.
  3. Intercontinental championship, Tables match:
    Cody Rhodes def. Big Show (ch)
    The match rules were determined by the spin of a wheel in the pre-show. Rhodes dropkicks Show when he tries to enter the ring, who steps through a table, giving Rhodes the victory.
  4. World heavyweight championship, 2 out of 3 falls match:
    Sheamus (ch) def. Daniel Bryan
    1. Sheamus wins the first fall on disqualification, as Bryan will not stop kicking him, quickly leading up to the second fall, which goes to
    2. Daniel Bryan by submission, when Sheamus cannot answer a Yes lock.
    3. Sheamus gets a pinfall after a Brogue kick to win the match, after Bryan having missed several moves.
  5. Handicap match:
    Ryback def. Aaron Relic & Jay Hutton
    Ryback quickly puts both men out, pinning them both at the same time.
  6. WWE championship, Chicago Street Fight:
    CM Punk (ch) def. Chris Jericho
    The two men brawl in and out of the ring. Jericho insults Punk's sister at ringside, which lands him a box on the ear and got Punk even madder. Jericho counters several attempts by Punk to set the Go to Sleep on him. Jericho has the Walls of Jericho on Punk, who makes it to the ring ropes, getting hold of a fire extinguisher, which he sets off to get Jericho to break the hold. With Jericho on the announce table, Punk lands an elbow drop from the top rope. Punk finally gets the pinfall after hitting a Go to Sleep.
  7. Diva's championship:
    Layla def. Nikki Bella [w/Brie Bella] (ch)
    Brie switches places with Nikki to take out Layla, but Layla manages to land a kick to win the title.
  8. Extreme rules match:
    John Cena def. Brock Lesnar
    Cena runs into Lesnar's fist and starts bleeding as soon as the match starts. Lesnar continues to dominate the match, stopping every attempt from Cena to counter. Cena eventually manages to down Lesnar enough to get a pinfall.

Over the Limit

2012-05-20, PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

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  1. "People-powered" Battle Royal:
    Christian def. Great Khali, The Miz, JTG, Ezekiel Jackson, Tyler Reks, Curt Hawkins, Michael McGillicutty, Yoshi Tatsu, Tyson Kidd, Jimmy Uso, Jey Uso, Jinder Mahal, Drew McIntyre, Heath Slater, Darren Young, Titus O'Neil, Alex Riley, David Otunga, William Regal
    Stipulation: The winner of the Battle Royal could chose a United States championship match against Santino Marella or an Intercontinental championship match against Cody Rhodes later on the event.
  2. Tagteam championship:
    Kofi Kingston & R-Truth (ch) def. Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger [w/Vickie Guerrero]
    Kingston pins Ziggler, after Ziggler and Swagger tried to double-team Kingston. R-Truth took out Swagger to let Kingston land a kick to get the pinfall.
  3. Divas championship:
    Layla (ch) def. Beth Phoenix
    Phoenix had Layla set up for the glam slam, but Layla managed to reverse it, and got a pinfall after a neckbreaker.
  4. World heavyweight championship, Fatal 4-way:
    Sheamus (ch) def. Chris Jericho, Alberto Del Rio [w/Ricardo Rodriguez], Randy Orton
    All superstars had near-pins. Orton RKO'd both Del Rio and Rodriguez, but was denied the pin. Sheamus eventually pinned Jericho after the White Noise.
  5. Brodus Clay def. The Miz
    Clay pins Miz after an Earthquake splash following a superplex.
  6. Intercontinental championship:
    Christan def. Cody Rhodes (ch)
    Christian opted to go for the Intercontinental championship, and gets a pinfall after the Kill Switch to win the title.
  7. WWE championship:
    CM Punk (ch) def. Daniel Bryan
    Both men got several submission holds and two-counts on each other in this highly technical match. Bryan got Punk in his Yes lock, but Punk rolled him over to get a pinfall, right before he himself was about to tap out to the hold. Punk wins and retains the title.
  8. Ryback def. Camacho [w/Hunico]
    Easy pin after a display of power from Ryback.
  9. No count-out, no disqualification:
    John Laurinaitis def. John Cena
    Stipulation: If Cena wins, Laurinaitis is terminated from his position as General Manager of Raw and SmackDown. Any superstar showing up in the ring also gets terminated.
    Laurinaitis tried to run off as soon as the match started, and several times afterwards. Cena humiliated the seemingly untrained Laurinaitis, setting him up with the STF submission move twice, but letting him go after ten seconds, letting the audience count. Eventually Laurinaitis exits the arena, only to be brought back by Big Show, who he had terminated the week before. Big Show looked to be about to chokeslam Laurinaitis, but instead hit Cena unconscious and let Laurinaitis win the pinfall.

No Way out

2012-06-17, Izod Center, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA

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  1. World heavyweight championship:
    Sheamus (ch) def. Dolph Ziggler [w/Vickie Guerrero]
    After several near-falls from Ziggler, Sheamus eventually connects with a Brogue kick, winning the match and retaining the title.
  2. Tuxedo match:
    Santino Marella (US ch) def. Ricardo Rodriguez
    Marella wins by stripping Rodriguez down to his underwear, which is shown to be carrying a picture of Alberto Del Rio.
  3. Intercontinental championship:
    Christian (ch) def. Cody Rhodes
    After several near-pins from both contenders, Christian lands a spear and gets a three-count to retain the title.
  4. Tagteam fatal four-way match:
    Primetime Players (Titus O'Neil & Darren Young) def. Primo & Epico [w/A.W], Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd, The Usos
    The match was set up to determine the number one contender for the tag team championship. With everyone outside the ring, Darren Young goes back in the ring. A.W. throws Primo back into the ring, which lets Young pin him, for the contendership.
  5. Divas championship:
    Layla (ch) def. Beth Phoenix
    Phoenix kicks out after a DDT, but Layla lands a reversed backbreaker to get the pinfall and retain the title.
  6. Sin Cara def. Hunico [w/Camacho]
    Sin Cara pins Hunico after reversing Hunico's hold.
  7. WWE championship, Triple threat match:
    CM Punk (ch) def. Kane, Daniel Bryan
    Punk and Bryan co-operates trying to knock out Kane, but as soon as he is out of the picture start beating at each other, denying the other one from pinning Kane. Kane tried tombstoning Punk, but he reversed it, and applied the Go to sleep to Kane, who had run into A.J who was up on the apron. Punk won the match on pinfall to retain the title. Kane left the ring carrying A.J out.
  8. 2-on-1 handicap match:
    Ryback def. Dan Delaney & Rob Grymes
    Ryback pins both his opponents at the same time for the victory.
  9. Steel cage match:
    John Cena def. Big Show
    Cena attempted to leave the cage using the door, but John Laurinaitis, who was at ringside, closed the door in his face. Vince McMahon tried to stop him, but Laurinaitis eventually shut the door in Cena's face, letting Big Show chokeslam him. With both the match referees knocked out, Show had the chance to walk out, but was denied by several superstars taking up post outside the ring or trying to get in. Cena manages to climb out just before Big Show gets out, winning the match. McMahon fired Laurinaitis on the spot, just before Cena could throw him through the announce table.

Money in the Bank

2012-07-15, US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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  1. SmackDown Money in the Bank, Ladder match:
    Dolph Ziggler [w/Vickie Guerrero] def. Santino Marella (US ch), Cody Rhodes, Damien Sandow, Tyson Kidd, Sin Cara, Tensai [w/Sakamoto], Christian (IC ch)
    Marella had the ring for himself after having knocked out Ziggler with his Cobra, but seemed to develop a fear of heights climbing the ladder. Rhodes later reached for the top, only to be distracted by Vickie Guerrero, allowing Ziggler to climb, but he was denied the contract. After a lot of action both inside and outside the ring, Christian was at the top of the ladder with the contract in reach, but Ziggler came in, setting him flying into another ladder and grabbed the contract for himself.
  2. World heavyweight championship:
    Sheamus (ch) def. Alberto Del Rio [w/Ricardo Rodriguez]
    Del Rio kept going at Sheamus left arm, which he had injured at SmackDown the same week, to help him apply his cross arm-bar. Sheamus managed to kick out of several pin attempts, and eventually applies his Brogue kick to win the match. After the match, Del Rio and Rodriguez attacks Sheamus, and with him down Ziggler comes to the ring to cash in his contract. Sheamus hits a Brogue kick on Ziggler to avoid the match.
  3. Primo & Epico [w/Rosa Mendes] def. The Primetime Players [w/A.W.]
    After a match dominated by the powerful Primetime Players, a quick roll-up gives Primo & Epico the victory.
  4. WWE championship, No disqualification, Special referee: A.J.
    CM Punk (ch) def. Daniel Bryan
    A.J. gets knocked out by Punk who was thrown towards the ring ropes as A.J. was climbing in, she was replaced by a normal referee. Later, with both men down, A.J. returned to the ring, grabbing a chair from underneath and leaving it in the middle of the ring. Bryan picked it up, attacking Punk with it, but only got a two-count. Punk brought in a table, and superplexes Bryan through it from the top rope, to get a three-count and retain the title.
  5. Handicap match:
    Ryback def. Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks
    Hawkins and Reks showed some good tag-team action against Ryback, but were eventually overpowered, with Ryback pinning Hawkins for the victory.
  6. Six-diva tagteam match:
    Layla (Diva's ch) & Kaitlyn & Tamina Snuka def. Beth Phoenix & Natalya & Eve Torres
    Layla pins Phoenix for the victory.
  7. Raw Money in the Bank, Ladder match:
    John Cena def. Kane, Chris Jericho, The Miz, Big Show
    As promised, Cena immediately turned his attention towards Big Show, sending him through the Spanish announcer's table. Big Show made it back, throwing all the superstars and ladders from the ring, instead bringing his own super-ladder. He made it to the top, knocking out all the other superstars that tried to stop him eventually being brought down by Jericho. Big Show was about to catch the contract when Cena started using the briefcase as a weapon to bring him down. When the chain snapped, Cena suddenly became the winner of the match.

Summerslam 2012

2012-08-19, Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

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  1. Chris Jericho def. Dolph Ziggler [w/Vickie Guerrero] (subm)
    Ziggler submits to Walls of Jericho, after Jericho set a Codebreaker on Ziggler out of nowhere.
  2. Daniel Bryan def. Kane
    Kane chokeslams Bryan and sets him up for a tombstone. Bryan manages to reverse the move and get a quick pinfall.
  3. Intercontinental championship:
    The Miz (ch) def. Rey Mysterio
    After an even match with several pin attempts both way, The Miz connects with his Skull Crushing Finale, and gets a three-count.
  4. World heavyweight championship:
    Sheamus (ch) def. Alberto Del Rio [w/Ricardo Rodriguez]
    Sheamus got hold of a shoe that Rodriguez had tried to throw to Del Rio, knocked him out with that and performed the Irish Curse backbreaker to get a three-count. Del Rio managed to get his leg onto the ring ropes, but the referee didn't see it and counted anyway.
  5. Tagteam championship:
    Kofi Kingston & R-Truth def. Primetime Players
    R-Truth pins Darren Young after Kofi Kingston had taken out Titus O'Neil outside the ring.
  6. WWE championship, Triple threat match:
    CM Punk (ch) def. Big Show, John Cena
    The match started out with Big Show completely dominating the two other men, but eventually has to give in. Punk connects his Anaconda Vice submission move, while Cena sets his STF. Big Show taps out, but the referee cannot tell to whom. Raw GM AJ Lee came out, restarting the match. Cena manages to bodyslam Big Show, but Punk denies him a pinfall, instead getting the three-count to retain the title.
  7. Brock Lesnar def. Triple H
    A power-wrestling match taking place as much outside the ring as inside. Lesnar tossed Triple H through both the English and Spanish announcers tables, but Triple H managed to come back and perform the Pedigree twice on Lesnar. Lesnar eventually got Triple H to tap out to his arm lock.

Night of Champions 2012

2012-09-16, TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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  1. Intercontinental championship, Fatal 4-Way:
    The Miz (ch) def. Cody Rhodes, Rey Mysterio, Sin Cara
    Cody Rhodes tried to unmask Sin Cara, but Sin Cara had an extra mask that he tried to put on Rhodes. Miz stopped him, but Sin Cara put the mask on him instead. That did not stop him from performing the skull-crushing finale on Rhodes to retain the title.
  2. Tagteam championship:
    Daniel Bryan & Kane def. Kofi Kingston & R-Truth (ch)
    Bryan and Kane had problems co-operating and was fighting each other constantly. At the end of the match, Kane was on the top rope, while Kingston was out on the mat. Bryan pushed Kane off the ropes, and Kane landed on top of Kingston, getting a pinfall.
  3. US championship:
    Antonio Cesaro [w/Aksana] (ch) def. Zack Ryder
    Ryder had several near-falls, but eventually could not overcome Cesaro, who won by pinfall to retain the title.
  4. Randy Orton def. Dolph Ziggler [w/Vickie Guerrero]
    In a physical match, Orton both DDTs Ziggler from the barricade outside the ring and RKO's him inside the ring to win by pinfall.
  5. Divas championship:
    Eve Torres def. Layla (ch)
    Eve replaced Kaitlyn, who had suffered an attack on her ankle earlier in the night. Eve pinned Layla to become the new Divas champion after Layla misses a drop from the top rope.
  6. World heavyweight championship:
    Sheamus def. Alberto Del Rio [w/Ricardo Rodriguez & David Otunga]
    SmackDown GM Booker T, who had previously banned Sheamus' Brogue Kick, announced that the kick was again allowed. Sheamus started out by immediately applying a Brogue Kick on David Otunga. Del Rio attacks Sheamus left arm, eventually locking the cross arm-breaker, but Sheamus reverses it into a bodyslam. Del Rio managed to apply the arm-breaker again, but had to break it when Sheamus had his leg under the ring rope. While Del Rio was looking away, Sheamus connects with a Brogue Kick to get the pinfall victory.
  7. WWE championship:
    CM Punk (ch) vs. John Cena
    After a long, even match going back and forward where both men had several near-pins on their opponent, Cena eventually manages to drop Punk from the top rope to get a three-count. Unfortunately, he has his own shoulders down at the same time, meaning that the referee decided the match to be a draw. After the match, Punk knocks out Cena before leaving the ring together with Paul Heyman.

Hell in a Cell 2012

2012-10-28, Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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  1. Randy Orton def. Alberto Del Rio [w/Ricardo Rodriguez]
    Del Rio early on locked the arm bar on Orton, but had to let go as Orton got to the ropes. He later tried the hold in the middle of the ring, and almost got a three-count pinfall before letting go, only to leave him open for Orton's RKO and getting pinned himself.
  2. WWE tagteam championship:
    Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow def. Daniel Bryan & Kane (dq)
    Bryan almost had a pinfall on Rhodes, but was stopped by Kane who didn't like that he had tagged himself in. The two men started fighting outside the ring and Rhodes took the chance to drag Bryan back for a pin attempt. Kane stopped them, and continued attacking the opponents until getting his team disqualified.
  3. Intercontinental championship:
    Kofi Kingston (ch) def. The Miz
    Despite Miz trying to deny Kingston from using his high-flying abilities, Kingston manages to apply the Trouble in Paradise to get a pinfall to retain the title.
  4. US championship:
    Antonio Cesaro (ch) def. Justin Gabriel
    Cesaro pins Gabriel after the neutralizer, after having caught Gabriel who was trying to jump him outside the ring.
  5. Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara def. Primetime Players
    Mysterio pins Darren Young after a 619 and a supersplash from the top rope.
  6. World heavyweight championship: Big Show def. Sheamus (ch)
    Big Show started out dominating the match, throwing Sheamus along like a ragdoll. Sheamus made a comeback after nearly suffering a pinfall, getting some near-pins himself. Show caught Sheamus' Brogue kick, delivering his KO punch, but Sheamus managed to kick out of the pin. Show attempted another punch, missed and Sheamus connected with his kick, but now it was Show's time to kick out of the pin. Show finally manages to pin Sheamus after another KO punch.
  7. Divas championship, Triple threat match:
    Eve Torres (ch) def. Layla, Kaitlyn
    Kaitlyn was trying to pin Layla, but was thrown off by Eve, who instead took the opportunity to pin the knocked-out Layla to retain her title.
  8. WWE championship, Hell in a Cell match:
    CM Punk (ch) [w/Paul Heyman] def. Ryback
    Punk used several objects trying to take Ryback down, but it just made him angrier. Ryback had Punk on his shoulders when he was attacked by referee Brad Maddox, who delivered a low blow and gave Punk a quick count giving Punk the victory. They then tried to get out of the ring, but Ryback first took out the referee, then followed Punk who tried climbing to the top of the cage, only to be caught in Ryback's shellshock slam.

Survivor Series 2012

2012-11-18, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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  1. 5-on-5 elimination match:
    Team Clay (Brodus Clay, Justin Gabriel, Tyson Kidd, Sin Cara, Rey Mysterio) def. Team Tensai (Tensai, Primo, Epico, Darren Young, Titus O'Neil)
    Order of elimination:
    1. Brodus Clay (by Tensai)
    2. Tensai (by Justin Gabriel)
    3. Titus O'Neil (by Tyson Kidd)
    4. Epico (by Tyson Kidd) (subm)
    5. Primo (by Rey Mysterio)
    6. Darren Young (by Rey Mysterio)

    Survivors: Justin Gabriel, Tyson Kidd, Sin Cara & Rey Mysterio.

  2. Divas championship: Eve Torres (ch) def. Kaitlyn
    Kaitlyn was attacked just before the match, like at Night of Champions, but managed to fend it off and expose the assailant as Aksana. This was more of a power-match than usual for the diva matches, Kaitlyn trying to make Eve pay for the attacks on her. In the end, Eve managed to get a pinfall victory after a neckbreaker.
  3. US championship:
    Antonio Cesaro (ch) def. R-Truth
    Cesaro wins by pinfall after the Neutralizer.
  4. World heavyweight championship:
    Sheamus def. Big Show (ch) (dq)
    Sheamus manages to pick up the Big Show to deliver his White Noise, but only manages to get a two-count. A bit later, he tries to Brogue kick Big Show, but Show puts the referee in his place, causing him to get knocked out. He then sneaks up on Sheamus, knocking him out and getting a three-count by a referee who was attending to the knocked out referee. Another referee reversed the decision, however, disqualifying Big Show.
  5. 5-on-5 elimination match:
    Team Ziggler (Alberto Del Rio, Damien Sandow, David Otunga, Wade Barrett, Dolph Ziggler) def. Team Foley (Kane, Daniel Bryan (tag team champions), Kofi Kingston (IC champion), The Miz, Randy Orton)
    Order of elimination:
    1. Damien Sandow (by Kane)
    2. Kane (by Dolph Ziggler)
    3. David Otunga (by Daniel Bryan)
    4. Kofi Kingston (by Wade Barrett)
    5. Wade Barrett (by The Miz)
    6. The Miz (by Alberto Del Rio)
    7. Alberto Del Rio (by Randy Orton)
    8. Randy Orton (by Dolph Ziggler)

    Survivor: Dolph Ziggler
    Ziggler took over his team after CM Punk was ordered to compete in a title match. The Miz was originally on Punk's team, but was replaced by Wade Barrett.

  6. WWE championship, Triple-threat match:
    CM Punk (ch) [w/Paul Heyman] def. John Cena, Ryback
    Both Cena and Punk tried to take Ryback out, but he would come back from several such attempts. Eventually Cena and Punk double-teamed, putting Ryback through the English announce table to take him out. The two men then traded finishing moves and two-counts for a while until Ryback came back in, almost getting a pinfall on Punk, but was denied by Cena. He then attacked Cena, until NXT wrestlers Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns (a team that later started calling themselves “The Shield”) appeared, attacking Ryback, sending him through the Spanish announce table. Meanwhile, Punk managed to eventually get a pinfall victory over Cena.

TLC - Tables, Ladders and Chairs 2012

2012-12-16, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. Tables match, tag team championship #1 contender match:
    Team Rhodes Scholars def. Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara
    Sin Cara tried to get back into the ring, jumping the top rope, when he was stopped by Cody Rhodes who pushes him back out, through a table placed outside the ring.
  2. US championship:
    Antonio Cesaro (ch) def. R-Truth
    After a near-fall from R-Truth, Cesaro delivers a neutralizer and get a pinfall victory to retain the title.
  3. Intercontinental championship:
    Kofi Kingston (ch) def. Wade Barrett
    Barrett was setting up for his Barrett barrage when Kingston countered with the Trouble in Paradise, getting a pinfall to retain the title.
  4. Six man tagteam tables, ladders and chairs match:
    Kane & Daniel Bryan (tagteam champions) & Ryback The Shield (Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose)
    The Shield dominated much of the match, using their numbers to work on one of their opponents a time. At one point, Rollins and Ambrose super-plexes Bryan from a table suspended from the top turnbuckle, while Reigns worked outside the ring stopping anyone else from coming back in. The Shield continued to dominate until Ryback reappeared, taking them all out and trying to pin Ambrose after a shell-shock, only to get denied by the other Shield members. Eventually The Shield won when Reigns put Bryan through a table to get a pinfall victory.
  5. Divas championship:
    Eve Torres (ch) def. Naomi
    Eve scores an easy pinfall victory over Naomi.
  6. World heavyweight championship, Chairs match:
    Big Show (ch) def. Sheamus
    Sheamus put Big Show through a chair using his White Noise, but Big Show managed to kick out. Eventually Big Show hits Sheamus hard with a giant chair and gets a pinfall victory to retain the title.
  7. Six-man tagteam match:
    Alberto Del Rio & The Miz & Brooklyn Brawler def. 3MB (Drew McIntyre, Jinder Mahal & Heath Slater)
    The match was set up after 3MB started assaulting the Spanish commentators on a MizTV segment earlier in the show. Jinder Mahal submitted to Brawler's Boston Crab.
  8. Money in the Bank ladder match:
    Dolph Ziggler def. John Cena
    The match was for Dolph Ziggler's World heavyweight championship Money in the Bank contract from the Money in the Bank PPV. At one point Ziggler had a sleeper hold on Cena, who still tried to climb the ladder, Cena passed out, throwing both himself and Ziggler through a nearby table. Both men continued to fight hard, until Ziggler's manager Vickie Guerrero came out trying to attack Cena with a chair, only to be denied by AJ Lee, who gave her all the John Cena signature moves. Cena tried to climb a ladder in the ring, but AJ knocked it over, letting Ziggler climb to retain his contract.
Peter Krefting / $Date: 2021-05-05 21:51:17 $ /