November 7, 2014
Times Union Center
Albany, New York
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First Match: Steel Cage Match for the WWE Tag Team Championship
Goldust and Stardust (c) vs. The Usos
Stardust and Jey start things off, Jey with an uppercut and Stardust runs to Goldust to get the fresh tag. Gold drives Jey into the corner, he lands a series of chops. However, Jey reverses an Irish whip and hits a big back body drop. Jimmy tagged in, he lands a splash followed by a superkick for a near fall. Goldust with a knee to the gut, he lands an uppercut and tries to send him into the cage, but Jimmy reverses and sends him face first into it instead for a count of two count. Jimmy works the left arm, he goes for a splash, but eats the cage and Gold nailed a major league clothesline as we go to break. We’re back from break with the Rhode brothers in control. Goldust puts Jimmy on the top rope, but Jimmy knocks him down and hits a spinning dive off of it taking out Gold. Jimmy gets the hot tag to Jey and Stardust in as well.
Jey with a series of clotheslines, a back kick and a Samoan drop. Gold comes into the ring, he is sent face first into the steel by Jey. Then, Jey throws Gold into the corner and hits a splash. He goes for one on Stardust, but misses and Stardust rolled him up for two count. Stardust goes for a neck breaker, but blocked and Jey nailed a superkick for two count as Gold breaks up the pin attempt. Gold sends Jimmy into the steel. Jey hit a superkick on Gold and Stardust nailed his finisher on Jey for a close near fall. Stardust climbs the top rope and the cage, however, Jey pulls him down to earth. Gold nailed a big boot to Jimmy, he started climbing the top rope, but Jimmy knocks him down. Stardust is knocked off, Jimmy hit a superplex on Goldt and Jey hit a splash off the top rope onto Gold. Stardust grabbed Jey, rolled him up and that is the finish.
Winner: Still WWE Tag Team Champions Goldust and Stardust
The Monday Night Raw Rebound was the destruction of Randy Orton
Kane is in the ring, he cuts a promo about how The Authority made the most difficult decision on Monday about how they should handle Randy Orton. No one could question Orton’s ability, but they could where his sides between Team Cena and Team Authority. Either you are with us or against us. Kane said that Dolph Ziggler could have had the world, but instead he chose not to and to be liked. Ziggler thinking he can survive with Team Cena is not a reality and then he booked himself in a match against Ziggler inside a steel cage. He calls out a potential recruit, but instead is interrupted by Cesaro. He walks down the ramp as he cuts a promo about how he has taken everything that the WWE has thrown at him. He said if they are looking for someone, then he is the guy. Kane thinks about it, then says he is not the superstar he expected. However, he was thinking about one guy and Cesaro can face him now. By the way, its Ryback.
Second Match: Ryback vs. Cesaro
Cesaro catches Ryback with a big boot, he lands a series of clubbing right hands to the side of the face of Ryback. Cesaro locks in a headlock and Ryback powers out. Cesaro cuts him off with a drop kick. Cesaro with a series of right hands, he hit a snap suplex for two count. Cesaro with another headlock, but Ryback once again fights out with a spinebuster. Ryback connects with the meat hook clothesline and then follows it up with a shell shock, but Cesaro blocks it and Ryback misses a spear, which leads to him eating the ring post. Cesaro with a big boot, he climbs the top rope and hit an elbow drop for two count. Cesaro picks him up, he goes for a suplex, but blocked and Ryback goes for for one of his own, but Cesaro tries to knee him in the face and instead of taking the knees, he nailed the shell shock for the win.
Third Match: R-Truth vs. Adam Rose
R-Truth dances like the bunny, Rose jumped into the hands of R-Truth. This leads to more dancing by R-Truth and The Bunny hops on the apron to mock R-Truth’s dancing. Rose goes to the Bunny, and R-Truth capitalized on it. R-Truth rolls him up for the win. After the match, Rose pushes The Bunny. Rose goes to walk to the back, and acts like he is going to attack the Bunny, but does not. They walk to the back with The Bunny.
Peep Show Segment:
Christian makes his way out to the ring, because its Peep Show time. Christian starts talking about how things have been crazy since he has been gone. He asked the fans who they are taking between Team Authority and Team Cena. Of course, they went with Team Cena. Dean Ambrose interrupts and makes his way down to the ring. Christian asked what’s it like being Dean Ambrose right now. Ambrose said he has no friends, but many enemies. Christian asked him why Bray Wyatt attacked him? Ambrose said that he does not know. He thinks it might be because Bray preys on the weak minded people and Bray believes that Ambrose is a strong minded person. He said he was not scared of going down any dark alley with Bray Wyatt.
This leads to Bray Wyatt making his way out to the stage. Bray Wyatt cuts a promo about how Ambrose used to have safety with the Shield, but not anymore. Wyatt said that Ambrose is now a fish out of water gasping for air. He said that he can heal Ambrose, he said that all he has to do is lending his hand. Wyatt said he is not a foul and salvation is not for anyone. He once tried to help Daniel Bryan and look where he is. Wyatt brings up that Ambrose’s father left him, he brings up that his daddy went to prison. This leads to Ambrose walking up the stage, but the lights go out and Bray is gone. He then appears behind Ambrose, the lights go out and he is gone again. Wyatt can be heard laughing as we go to break.
A vignette aired for WWE Superstar Xavier Woods.
Back from commercial break the commentary team plug the WWE Network and shows the end of Rusev vs. Sheamus. Then, we are shown footage from Raw between the Bella Twins.
AJ Lee Segment:
AJ Lee is shown backstage cutting a promo about Nikki Bella. However, she is interrupted by Brie and tried to calm her down. However, AJ Lee cut her off and said that Nikki is trying… Nikki Bell attacked her from behind and told Brie lets go!
Fourth Match: Natalya w/Tyson Kidd vs. Summer Rae w/Layla
Rae tripped her, she locked in a body lock, but Natalya fights back with right hands. Natalya nailed a power slam, she shoots off the ropes and nailed a drop kick. Natalya with a clothesline, she goes for the sharpshooter, but Rae blocked. Kidd started yelling at her and distracted her. Rae rolled her up for the win.
Winner: Summer Rae
Sgt. Dan Rose Segment:
WWE welcomed wounded soldier Sgt. Dan Rose to SmackDown with representatives from Soldersocks and EksoBionics, who’re they people behind the machine that helped Dan walk again. Very classy and emotional segment. Thank You Dan!
Dolph Ziggler Backstage Segment:
Dolph Ziggler cuts a backstage promo about his match tonight with Kane. Triple H interrupts him, he said that after the beating Rollins put on him Monday night he is lucky Randy Orton saved him. Triple H asked him who is going to save him from Kane tonight. Triple H said maybe it’s time to save you.
Fifth Match: Steel Cage Match
Dolph Ziggler vs. Kane
Ziggler with a quick right hands in the early going. However, Kane sends Ziggler face first into the cage leading us to break. We’re back with Kane in control of Ziggler. The fans get behind him, he reverses a back suplex and shoots off the ropes, but only to get hit by a big boot by Kane. Kane throws Ziggler into the corner, he lands a big clothesline and then takes off the turnbuckle cover on the top rope. Kane misses a clothesline, he eats the steel. Ziggler with a series of clotheslines and then hits a big DDT for a near fall. Ziggler climbs the cage, but Kane does as well and they trade right hands. Ziggler kicks off and Kane lands on the ropes groin first. Kane pushes him off and falls the same way. Ziggler off the top rope eats an uppercut for a near fall. Kane goes for a chokeslam, but blocked and Ziggler climbs the cage.
Kane throws him off instead, then nailed a chokeslam to Ziggler. Kane calls for the tombstone, but Ziggler reverses it and nailed the Zig Zag for the near fall. Ziggler crawls towards the cage door, but Kane held his boot and dragged him back into the cage. Ziggler ducks a clothesline, he nailed a superkick and it sends Kane bounces off the cage right into Ziggler. Kane misses a tackle, eats the exposed turnbuckle and Ziggler climbs over Kane to crawl up to the top. However, Kane catches him. Ziggler crawls the outside of the cage, but Kane kicked the door open and Ziggler is caught on the steel cage door. Ziggler kicked the door into the face of Kane and drops to the floor.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
Josh’s Grade for WWE SmackDown: 10/10
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