WWE Raw 23/12/2013 - Results, Review and Analysis
The X'mas special episode of World Wrestling Entertainment's Monday Night Raw started with a promo between "Good Santa" Mark Henry and "Bad Santa" Damien Sandow. The show officially kicked off with Triple H, Kane and Stephanie McMahon making their way out to the ring and welcoming the fans to RAW Christmas. HHH said that at this time of the year he felt like giving back while Stephanie claimed she would not want to be anywhere in the world but Raw right now. A match between Damien Sandow and Mark Henry was announced. Stephanie announced a Six man tag team match between The Wyatts and the tag team champions and Daniel Bryan. For the main event, HHH announced CM Punk, John Cena and Big E Langston against The Shield. Randy Orton's music hit and out he came. To know more about what happened during the course of the show, Read on for the complete Results, Review and Analysis below.
Note: Spoilers below.
Orton Wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. He then thanked Triple H and Stephanie McMahon for the opportunity they gave him to be the WWE world heavyweight champion. Orton said he wanted to give them a gift and the gift was the world heavyweight championship. He then thanked them for the night off. Kane wished everyone a merry Christmas and set the Pyro on fire.
* The Results of the first match between Eva Marie, Natalya, The Bella Twins, Cameron and Naomi and Aksana, Alicia Fox, Tamina Snuka, Kaitlyn, Vickie and Summer Rae saw Natalya's tea win after she locked in a sharpshooter to attain a victory.
* Sin Cara defeated Curtis Axel.
* The Wyatt Family defeated Cody Rhodes, Goldust and Daniel Bryan.
After the match, The Wyatts assaulted Goldust and Bryan with Bray telling Bryan to join them.
Mark Henry then came out to the ring and said that Christmas wont be cancelled and this would be the best christmas ever because that is what Santa does.
* A Christmas Caroling contest kicked off with R-Truth and Xavier Woods. Drew and Jinder were the next to sing Jingle Bells. Santino and Great Khali were next. The end result saw Khali and Santino win. 3MB attacked Santino while 4 other contestants took them out. Santino took the mic and apologized for the turmoil that had transpired. They all then wished the fans a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
* Fandango defeated Dolph Ziggler in a Christmas present on a pole match after Fandango threw Ziggler off the steel steps.
* The Usos defeated Prime Time Players after Jey put on Rudolph nose and hit the splash for a 3 count.
* "Good Santa" Mark Henry defeated "Bad Santa" Damien Sandow after the worlds strongest slam.
After the match, Henry took the cupcakes out of the gift and threw them in Sandows face. He then celebrated his victory with Renee. She was interviewing CM Punk and asked him what his plan for ton giht was. Punk claimed that The Shield was trying to ruin Christmas and saidhe had been given a gift of two partners. Big E Langston came in and said he was giving out beatings while Cena said he was excited because reigns would get punched in the mouth by Langston, Rollins would get attitude adjusted and Ambrose would got to sleep. Punk, Cena and Langston them put their fists together and Langston then asked The Shield to believe that.
* Los Matadores defeated The Real Americans after El Torito took Cesaro out and Diego hit a cross body on Jack Swagger.
* Ryback defeated Kofi Kingston after he hit a shellshock.
The next segment saw Bad New Barrett making his way to the ring. He said he was out all day raising money and he had raised thousands of dollars. He then said there was some bad news. He was not with any charity or organization, so the money was going home with him.
Backstage, Dean Ambrose said they love being a pain in CM Punks side. Rollins said that Punk and Cena always went down in Pain they faced them. Reigns then said that Langston was now swimming with the sharks and that they will beat him down. Reigns also told them to believe in the Shield.
* Big E Langston, CM Punk and John Cena defeated The Shield in the main event after Langston hit the big ending and The Shield broke up the 3 count only to get dq'd.
Punk, Cena and Langston cleared the ring as Raw went off air.
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