The WWE is currently in Mexico and had its first-ever taping for Monday Night Raw when the superstars collided on Saturday evening. All of the following will air on Monday, October 17, 2011 on the USA Network. Be warned that the information below does contain total SPOILERS for Monday night’s show.
Raw started with John Laurinaitis walking to the ring. He said that he’s not happy being in Mexico and he doesn’t feel comfortable. He talked about what happened last week with Triple H, C.M. Punk, R-Truth, and The Miz. They played a video from last week showing Michael Cole laughing because Laurinaitis fired Jim Ross.
Laurinaitis announced that the main event would be Alberto Del Rio and Michael Cole vs. John Cena and Jim Ross. The winner will decide the stipulation for Del Rio vs. Cena at Vengeance.
1. Mark Henry, Cody Rhodes, and Christian defeated Randy Orton, Sheamus, and John Morrison. After the heels won, tthey continued with the brawl outside. Cody Rhodes tried to escape backstage, but Orton followed him to the back. Christian went through the crowd but Sheamus followed him also.
Randy Orton vs. Cody Rhodes was announced for the Vengeance pay-per-view.
2. Eve (w/Kelly Kelly) defeated Natalya (w/Beth Phoenix).
Beth Phoenix vs. Eve for the Divas Championship was announced for the pay-per-view.
3. CM Punk (w/Triple H) beat The Miz (w/R-Truth). During the match, John Laurinaitis walked down and showed a document to Triple H. He told Triple H to leave the ringside area and he did. After the match, Miz and Truth attacked Punk.
Video of Stone Cold Steve Austin
Vickie Guerrero walked to the ring with Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler. Vickie announced that Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger will face Air Boom for the Tag Titles at Vengeance.
4. Zack Ryder beat Jack Swagger. After the match, Swagger and Ziggler attacked Ryder. Mason Ryan ran out to make the save and he said the he wanted to face Ziggler tonight.
5. Dolph Ziggler beat Mason Ryan via DQ. Ryan attacked Ziggler on the ropes and the referee counted to five to disqualify Ryan.
It was announced to the live crowd that Sin Cara will meet Sin Cara in a mask vs. mask match at the Smackdown taping.
6. John Cena and Jim Ross defeated Alberto Del Rio and Michael Cole. Cena hit the Attitude Adjustment on Cole. Ross applied a submission hold on Cole’s ankle, and then Cole tapped out. Cena chose to make his title shot against Del Rio a Last Man Standing match at Vengeance.
Dark Match (won’t air on television)
John Laurianaitis walked out and told Del that he will defend his WWE Title tonight against Cena.
1. John Cena beat Alberto Del Rio via DQ after Ricardo Rodriguez interfered. Cena hit Attitude Adjustments on Del Rio and Rodrigiguez and celebrated with fans. He said they made history with the first Raw taping in Mexico. He said he respects Alberto Del Rio, Sin Cara, and Rey Mysterio, and finally said thank you for coming.
WWE Monday Night Raw airs every Monday evening on the USA Network at 9:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM Central. Wrestling fans in the New Orleans area can catch all the action by tuning into Cox Cable Channel 28.
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