December 7, 2020
Orlando, Florida (Amway Center)
Commentary: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, and Samoa Joe
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
Quick Match Results
- Asuka defeated Shayna Baszler via rollup
- Ricochet & Dana Brooke defeated Slapjack & Reckoning via sitout slam by Brooke on Reckoning
- Kofi Kingston defeated Shelton Benjamin via Trouble in Paradise
- Cedric Alexander defeated Kofi Kingston via Lumbar Check
- 3-on-2 Handicap Match: AJ Styles, The Miz & John Morrison defeated Drew McIntyre & Sheamus via Phenomenal Forearm by Styles on Sheamus after Sheamus accidentally Brogue Kicked McIntyre
- Bobby Lashley defeated Jeff Hardy via the Hurt Lock
- Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt was no contest when the Fiend appeared and put a Mandible Claw on Orton and the ref disappeared
Pat Patterson Tribute
The entire WWE Raw roster, along with Vince McMahon, is assembled on the stage with an image of Pat Patterson on the video screen. A 10 bell salute is heard for the legend.
In-Ring: Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt
Orton says any ordinary man would tremble at the mere thought of facing The Fiend, but he is no ordinary man. He smashed his moral compass years ago. There is no boundary he won’t cross. Orton doesn’t need to wear a mask to let the darkness out. When the time comes… when HIS time comes… he will stare the devil in the eyes and let him know the most evil son of a bitch has come home. In the meantime, he’ll knock on the Fun House door waiting and wondering who will let him in.
The Firefly Fun House is heard, and we see Bray Wyatt on the big screen. Wyatt says Alexa Bliss isn’t here tonight since Orton was mean to her. Orton says he’s not playing games. Wyatt starts up a 1980s themed game show called, “Let’s get Randy.” Wyatt shows off some bizarre prizes such as a metal weapon and the rotting carcass of the Friendship Frog. The question is how should Randy Orton be punished at WWE TLC. Mercy the Buzzard buzzes in, but you can’t understand what it says. Huskus the Pig says Orton should eat an endless buffet. The Ramblin’ Rabbit tells Wyatt and Orton to discuss their feelings. Wyatt calls him sick. None of the contestants are correct. Wyatt says HE always has the right answer.
Orton says if Wyatt wants to play games then he’ll play. Orton wants a match with Bray Wyatt. He’ll get The Fiend at TLC, but tonight he wants Wyatt. Wyatt happily accepts. Orton smirks.
Messages from various WWE Superstars and legends are shown praising the lift of Pat Patterson, who passed away last Wednesday.
Asuka vs. Shayna Baszler
WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler are backstage. Jax tells Baszler to beat Asuka into submission. As for Lana, they’re going to mercilessly beat her. Baszler says her front will look like her back and her back will look like her front. Jax asks if Lana will have boobs on her back. They walk off.
The bell rings, and they circle the ring before locking up. Asuka throws her off, but Baszler smiles back. They lock up, and Asuka takes her down before trying for an ankle lock. Baszler gets out and tries for her own ankle lock. Baszler applies an Achilles hold, but Asuka counters into one of her own. They fight to their feet, and Baszler hits a German Suplex. Outside the ring, Jax approaches Lana, so Asuka breaks it up. Asuka is then sent into the commentary table.
We come back from the break to see Baszler take Asuka down and attack the arm. Baszler applies an overhead wristlock, but Asuka gets to the bottom rope. Baszler kicks her down, but Asuka won’t give up. Asuka ducks a kick, grabs Baszler, and hits a German Suplex. Asuka elbows her back and boots her in the arm. Asuka hits a double knee facebuster before trying for a hip attack in the corner, but Baszler gets the knees up. Baszler charges, but Asuka counters into a flying arm bar. Baszler flips through and tries for the Kirifuda Clutch, but Asuka rolls out.
Asuka goes for an Asuka Lock, but is distracted when Jax avalanches Lana at ringside. Jax lifts her up, but Lana slides off and sends her into the ring post. Lana jumps off the steps, but Jax catches her in the powerbomb position. Lana counters into a hurricanrana into the commentary table. Baszler yells at Lana, so Asuka rolls her up for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Asuka
Asuka and Lana celebrate as the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions fume in the ring.
Slapjack & Reckoning vs. Ricochet & Dana Brooke
Footage is shown of Ricochet losing to Slapjack after RETRIBUTION interfered. Dana Brooke then defeated Reckoning.
Backstage, Ricochet says doesn’t mind being on teams, he just doesn’t want to be on a team of jackasses. Dana Brooke says she won’t let anyone disrespect her after she proved she belongs. She won’t hesitate to slap them around a bit. Brooke has a black eye and says she owes Reckoning one tonight.
After commercials, Dana Brooke and Reckoning start the match. They get into a brawl before Reckoning fights back. Her mask has stayed on this first minute, but gets disjointed after Brooke hits an enzuigiri. Ricochet tags in and knocks Slapjack out of the ring before hitting a twisting moonsault plancha. Ricochet gets him in the ring and Slapjack hits a falcon arrow out of nowhere. Ricochet avoids a summersault bomb in the corner. Reckoning tags in and knocks Brooke down. Brooke quickly comes back with a sitout slam for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: Ricochet and Dana Brooke
Backstage: Keith Lee, Sheamus
Keith Lee walks up to Sheamus and says it’s only a matter of time before he turns on Drew McIntyre. Sheamus walks off.
Miz TV: The Miz, John Morrison, AJ Styles, Sheamus, Drew McIntyre
The Miz and John Morrison are in the ring for another Miz TV segment. The Miz puts over Tribute to the Troops yesterday and a new Miz and Mrs on Thursday. He then introduces AJ Styles, the #1 Contender for the WWE Championship.
AJ Styles makes his way to the ring with Omos. Styles says he’s going to bend a chair over Drew McIntyre’s back before putting him through every table he sees. McIntyre will cough up splinters for months. McIntyre’s passion and heart won’t mean anything when Styles knocks him out cold, climbs the ladder, and reclaims his spot at the top of the mountain as the WWE Champion. John Morrison says that will be must see… if McIntyre makes it to TLC. The Miz says they’ll annihilate McIntyre and Sheamus in a handicap match tonight with Styles. Morrison mocks McIntyre’s Scottish accent, while Miz mocks Sheamus’ Irish accent. Styles says that was good.
Sheamus’ music hits, and he comes out sarcastically putting over their performances. As entertaining as that was, he’s tired of people saying he’ll betray his best friend. Sheamus says if they were in a pub in Dublin and heard these two tourists talking nonsense like this, he’d nail their faces to the bar and put them in the gutter where they belong. Morrison says Sheamus isn’t good at math. They point out Sheamus is outnumbered. Sheamus says they’re not exactly right.
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre makes his way to the ring. McIntyre and Sheamus get in the ring. McIntyre says Styles made a lot of threats, but McIntyre makes promises. Styles may get an advantage, but McIntyre always overcomes odds including “Jackass and the Beanstalk.” As for Miz and Morrison, no matter how many times they get knocked down, they come back for more. People say Miz has no balls, but he doesn’t agree. Miz has balls, but not his original pair. Maryse has those locked up. Miz has Morrison’s balls after he made him a sidekick bitch.
Styles stands next to Omos and says it’s really 4-on-2. A brawl breaks out, and McIntyre and Sheamus quickly clear the ring. Styles and Omos never got in the ring.
Kofi Kingston vs. Shelton Benjamin
They quickly brawl before Benjamin hits a flapjack, a knee to the face, and a big boot for a near fall. Benjamin hits a scoop slam before getting him to his knees. Benjamin puts him in the corner and punches him. Benjamin sends him to the corner and charges, but Kingston jumps out of the corner with a double stomp to the chest. Kingston hits a pair of running forearms before hitting the ropes. Benjamin fights him off, but Kingston fights over and tries for an SOS. Benjamin counters into a gutwrench into a powerbomb for a near fall. Benjamin quickly tries for an ankle lock and gets it cinched in. Kingston gets to the bottom rope. Benjamin goes for a monkey flip, but Kingston lands on his feet. Benjamin quickly grabs him and flips him out of the ring! Benjamin charges him at ringside, but Kingston sidesteps him to send him into the barricade. Benjamin just barely beats the count. Kingston hits Trouble in Paradise for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Raw Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston
Cedric Alexander is furious and says he’s sick of them slipping through their fingers. Alexander challenges Kingston to a match right now. Kingston obliges.
Kofi Kingston vs. Cedric Alexander
We join this match in progress. Alexander is viciously attacking Kingston’s leg. Kingston rolls out of the ring, and Alexander slams the leg on the ground. Alexander gets him in the ring and stretches the leg out. Kingston eventually fights out. Kingston chops the chest twice before flipping through a clothesline and rolling Alexander up for a near fall. Kingston spikes himself on his head trying an SOS for a near fall. Yikes! Alexander picks the leg, but Kingston counters into a roll up for a two count. Alexander quickly hits a chop block and a spinning brainbuster for a near fall. Kingston gets up in the corner and elbows Alexander back. Alexander punches him back and tries for a superplex, but Kingston fights him off. Kingston hits a front superplex before coming off the top rope, but Alexander sidesteps him. Alexander hits a Lumbar Check for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Cedric Alexander
3-on-2 Handicap Match
Drew McIntyre & Sheamus vs. AJ Styles, The Miz & John Morrison
Drew McIntyre starts against John Morrison. Morrison forearms him, so McIntyre levels him with a forearm. McIntyre throws him to the corner and challenges AJ Styles to tag in. Styles declines. McIntyre blocks a kick from Morrison and gives him a Glasgow Kiss. Sheamus tags in and punches Morrison in the ribs. Sheamus takes him down with a headlock takeover and cinches in the side headlock. Morrison fights up, but Sheamus holds him. Morrison hooks a side headlock, but Sheamus pushes him off. Morrison kicks him in the face, so Sheamus hits a pair of clotheslines. Sheamus then knocks Styles off the apron. Sheamus clubs Morrison in the back a few times before Miz distracts him. Morrison knocks Sheamus over the top rope. McIntyre stops Miz from attacking Sheamus. Sheamus nearly hits McIntyre by accident. They then catch Morrison trying a plancha and send him into the commentary table.
We come back from the break to see Sheamus take Miz down and come off the top rope with a diving knee drop for a two count. McIntyre tags in and chops the chest. Sheamus tags in, and they hit a double-team release suplex on Miz. Sheamus kicks Miz and points at Styles. McIntyre tags in, and they hit a double-team hip toss on Miz. McIntyre taunts Styles and attacks Miz. Miz hits a jawbreaker and shoulders McIntyre in the corner. Styles tags in and shoulders away at McIntyre. Morrison tags in and kicks McIntyre before beating him down in the corner. Miz tags in and attacks McIntyre in the corner as well. McIntyre fights back and tags Sheamus in. Sheamus holds Miz up and McIntyre chops the chest a few times. Sheamus then sends Miz to the apron. Sheamus then starts up the 10 Beats of the Bodhrán while taunting Styles. Sheamus connects with a rolling senton before bringing Morrison in the ring the hard way. Miz quickly rakes the eyes while the referee is distracted. Miz hits a chop block and kicks him in the head. Miz chokes Sheamus on the ropes and Morrison kicks him in the face. Morrison tags in, and they hit a double-team gutbuster for a near fall. Sheamus tries to get to the corner, but Morrison cuts him off and gator rolls him to his corner. Styles tags in and attacks Sheamus. Styles takes him down and applies a Calf Crusher. Sheamus screams in pain, so McIntyre runs in and stomps Styles to break it up. Styles is furious, and McIntyre dares him to make a move. Sheamus gets out of a Styles Clash and hits White Noise.
McIntyre and Morrison tag in. McIntyre hits a pair of clotheslines followed by two WILD overhead belly-to-belly suplexes. Miz runs in, so McIntyre hits Miz and Morrison with a double overhead belly-to-belly suplex! Morrison gets out of a Future Shock DDT, but he quickly gets turned inside out with a back body drop. McIntyre sets up for a Claymore Kick, but Miz pulls Morrison out of the ring. Styles kicks McIntyre in the head while the referee was distracted. Sheamus hits Styles with an Irish Curse Backbreaker before hitting Miz with a Brogue Kick. Morrison goes for a springboard move, but Sheamus sidesteps him. Sheamus goes for a Brogue Kick on Morrison, but he moves and Sheamus hits McIntyre! Styles then wipes out Sheamus with a Phenomenal Forearm for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: The Miz, John Morrison, and AJ Styles
Backstage: Lana, Asuka
Next week on Raw, Nia Jax will battle Lana.
Lana is backstage with Asuka. Lana says she cannot face Nia Jax alone. She’ll get slaughtered. She thinks they can win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles, but she can’t beat Nia Jax alone. Asuka tells her to believe in herself because she can beat Nia Jax. Lana says she can do it and turns into Nia Jax. Jax just stares at her and shakes her head.
Backstage: Sheamus, Drew McIntyre
Sheamus is pacing backstage when Charly Caruso comes up to him. She asks him about Brogue Kicking his partner, Drew McIntyre. Sheamus knows McIntyre will come back here and try to kick his ass. Sheamus will try to kick his. It wasn’t intentional. Drew McIntyre walks up to him. They stare at each other. Sheamus says it wasn’t intentional. McIntyre says Sheamus knew what was going to happen. They stare at each other some more.
After commercials, we come back from the break to see Drew McIntyre and Sheamus brawling backstage. WWE Official Pat Buck steps between them, so they beat him up, rip his suit, and slam him through a table. They then laugh and pat each other on the back. Sheamus says, “You’re buying, ya cheap bastard!” They walk off.
Backstage: Jeff Hardy, Riddle
Footage is shown of Bobby Lashley attacking Riddle last week on Raw.
Jeff Hardy is shown backstage when Riddle walks up to him holding a box of “Bronuts.” Jeff Hardy used to be in The Hardy Boyz, but they could team as “The Bro-dy Bros.” Hardy says he’s got to go.
Bobby Lashley vs. Jeff Hardy
The bell rings, and Lashley quickly slams Hardy down. Lashley bounces him in the corner and elbows him in the head a few times. Lashley jumps on Hardy’s back and chokes him with his boot in the corner. Lashley clubs away at Hardy before avalanching him. MVP and Lashley high five. MVP says this is business as usual. Hardy boots him back and gets out of a slam. Hardy tries for a Twist of Fate, but Lashley counters into a Hurt Lock attempt. Hardy fights it and elbows him. Hardy goes to the top rope, but MVP gets on the apron to distract him. Riddle runs down and pulls MVP off the apron. Hardy knocks Lashley out of the ring and hits a slingshot baseball slide. Hardy follows up with a diving clothesline off the apron.
We come back from the break to see Lashley send Hardy into the ring post. Hardy rolls out of the ring. Lashley gets out of the ring, and Riddle gets in his face. Lashley whips Hardy into the barricade before getting him in the ring. Lashley puts Hardy in the tree of woe and stomps away at him. Lashley hits a snap suplex, but Hardy kicks out at two. Hardy fights back, but Lashley applies a sleeper hold. Hardy fights up and hits a sitout jawbreaker. Hardy blocks a punch and punches away at Lashley. Lashley reverses a whip, but Hardy drops him with a clothesline. Hardy hits an inverted atomic drop, a double leg to the midsection, and a low dropkick. Hardy splashes him for a near fall. MVP shouts for a Hurt Lock. Hardy hits a mule kick followed by Whisper in the Wind for a near fall.
Lashley soon fights back and hits a flatliner for a near fall. Hardy gets out of a suplex and hits a Twist of Fate. Hardy takes off his shirt and goes to the top rope. Lashley moves, so Hardy lands on his feet. Lashley spears him down and stands over Hardy. Lashley gets him to his feet and applies the Hurt Lock. They stumble into the ropes, but since this is supposed to be the finish the referee ignores the rope break… Hardy submits.
Winner by Submission: WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley
Lashley won’t let go, so Riddle runs in. MVP grabs Riddle, but Riddle kicks him away. Lashley throws Hardy into Riddle and walks off.
Backstage: Randy Orton
Randy Orton is backstage when there’s a knock at his door, but no one is there. Ramblin’ Rabbit then shows up and says Bray Wyatt can’t wait to face him in the ring. It’ll be so much fun.
Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt
They lock up, but Wyatt whips him off and hits a shoulder block. Wyatt happily celebrates. Orton clubs Wyatt and uppercuts him out of the ring. Orton grabs him at ringside, but Wyatt hits a back suplex on the commentary table. Wyatt grabs a headset as Byron Saxton runs away. Wyatt says, “Yowie wowie, we’ll be right back!”
We come back from the break to see Orton beating on Wyatt. Wyatt tries to mount some offense, but Orton eventually gets him out of the ring and hits a back suplex on the commentary table. Orton hits him with a draping DDT and sets up for an RKO, but the lights start going out as if The Fiend were coming. Orton hits an RKO and covers, but the lights go completely out. When they come back on, Orton is laying on top of The Fiend. There’s no referee. The Fiend applies the Mandible Claw and knocks Orton out to end the show.