My Fantasy WWE: 26/08/2013 Monday Night Raw
Here we go for another edition of My Fantasy Raw.
- Ryback & Fandango (with Summer Rae & Sheamus) defeated Ted DiBiase & Drew McIntyre (c) (with Zack Ryder & Divas Champion AJ Lee) to win the World Tag Team Championship (Time of contest - 11:38) As the match draws to a close, a brawl breaks out at ringside between Summer Rae and AJ Lee, as well as Sheamus hitting Zack Ryder with a Brogue Kick. In the ring, Ryback takes DiBiase down with a hard Meat Hook Clothesline before tagging in Fandango. Ryback then runs over and knocks McIntyre off the apron. Fandango hits the Diving Leg Drop from the top rope. Fandango covers DiBiase. 1, 2, 3. They did it. Ryback and Fandango are the new World Tag Team Champions.
- After the match, Ryback, Fandango, Sheamus and Summer Rae celebrate up the ramp. The Raw General Manager JBL comes out to the stage. He congratulates Ryback and Fandango on their win. He then says he's sorry The Money Makers lost. JBL goes on to say he can't afford to have losers on his show. "Therefore, Ted DiBiase; YOU'RE FIRED". DiBiase is left stunned in the ring.
- Backstage Interview: Damien Sandow and Jack Swagger tell Scott Stanford they will eliminate Daniel Bryan first off tonight before battling it out for the right to be WWE Champion.
- Curtis Axel (c) (with Paul Heyman) defeated Rob Van Dam to retain the Intercontinental Championship (Time of contest - 10:06) Axel defeats RVD in the rematch from SummerSlam after connecting with the Perfect-Plex.
- Backstage Segment: Ted DiBiase, surrounded by security, spots JBL backstage. He asks him what he needs to do to get his job back. JBL says he simply needs to say sorry for disrespecting him last week and he will think about re-hiring him. DiBiase says if that's what he's got to do............."THEN SHOVE THE JOB UP YOUR ASS". DiBiase leaves the arena with security escorting him out as JBL shouts at him saying he will never work here again.
- The Miz defeated Rey Mysterio (Time of contest - 08:55) The Miz ducks a 619 attempt from Mysterio before grabbing Mysterio and hitting the Skull Crushing Finale for the win.
- In Ring Segment: CM Punk calls out Paul Heyman. Heyman appears on the titantron. Punk demands a rematch with Brock Lesnar. Heyman says no before surprisingly challenging Punk to a match himself. Punk gladly accepts.
- Backstage Interview: WWE Champion Daniel Bryan tells Scott Stanford he realizes the odds are against him in his title defense tonight, but he has defied odds his entire life. Stanford asks Bryan if he's heard from Kane since he walked out last week. Bryan says he hasn't but he knows Kane can take care of himself.
- Backstage Segment: Natalya and Alicia Fox are talking backstage. Natalya says she should have won the Divas Championship two weeks a go. The Divas Champion AJ Lee interrupts. She tells Natalya she will never get another shot at the Divas title.
- Backstage Segment: Curtis Axel and Roman Reigns are helping Paul Heyman prepare for his match next.
- CM Punk vs Paul Heyman never started (Time of contest 0:00) The match never got underway as Curtis Axel and Roman Reigns attacked Punk from behind during his entrance with Paul Heyman shouting instructions. After the attack, Heyman told Punk not to mess with him.
- Backstage Interview: Scott Stanford catches up with Paul Heyman. He says no one can beat him or his guys.
- The Prime Time Players (with Teddy Long) defeated Hunico & Camacho (Time of contest - 04:58) Darren Young wins the match for his team after hitting Hunico with Gut Check.
- Backstage Segment: WWE Champion Daniel Bryan is shown getting ready for his title defense.
- Daniel Bryan (c) defeated Jack Swagger and Damien Sandow in a Triple Threat Elimination match to retain the WWE Championship (Time of contest - 12:20) Swagger and Sandow double team Bryan for the majority of the bout. Bryan manages to keep fighting. Eventually, he turns the tables completely. Sandow holds Bryan as Swagger goes for a Big Boot. Bryan ducks just in time and Swagger connects with Sandow. Bryan then rolls up Swagger. The referee counts the 1, 2, 3. JACK SWAGGER IS ELIMINATED. The ref stops Swagger from going after Bryan and orders him backstage. Bryan and Sandow are left to battle it out. After a couple of minutes, Sandow has Bryan down. Sandow sets up for the Terminus. Bryan escapes and locks the Yes Lock on Sandow. Sandow tries fighting it but eventually taps out. DANIEL BRYAN RETAINS THE WWE CHAMPIONSHIP.
- After the match, Daniel Bryan celebrates retaining the WWE Championship. Suddenly, WADE BARRETT runs through the crowd and attacks Bryan from behind with a steel chair. Barrett goes outside the ring and grabs a ladder from under the ring. He drives it in to Bryan's skull. Barrett's not done there. He brings a table in the ring. He sets it up before putting Bryan through it with Wasteland. Raw GM JBL comes out to the stage. He announces, at Unforgiven, it will be Daniel Bryan vs Wade Barrett for the WWE Championship.....in a TABLES, LADDERS AND CHAIRS MATCH. Oh my.
- The show ends with Wade Barrett standing over Daniel Bryan.
Here are the match results:
1. Ryback & Fandango defeated Ted DiBiase & Drew McIntyre (c) to win the World Tag Team Championship
2. Curtis Axel (c) defeated Rob Van Dam to retain the Intercontinental Championship
3. The Miz defeated Rey Mysterio
4. CM Punk vs Paul Heyman never started
5. The Prime Time Players defeated Hunico & Camacho
6. Daniel Bryan (c) defeated Jack Swagger and Damien Sandow in a Triple Threat Elimination match to retain the WWE Championship
Here is the current Unforgiven card:
1. Daniel Bryan (c) vs Wade Barrett in a TLC match for the WWE Championship