[Show: WWE Raw] [Location: London, England] [Date: 5/19/14] [Airing Live On The USA Network]
Yes, sir, we promised you a great main event…”
Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw, The Wyatts are in the ring. Bray says that we dream and our minds start to tick. We can fix things in our dreams, we dream about payback. We wake up and reality is upon us. We are not superheroes and we cannot fix everything. Everything is wrong in our lives, but he is fixing it. He brings up that he had a teacher who looked down on him. She thought he would be a nobody. She says that he stands for nothing and there is something inside of him that was evil. Somewhere that teacher is rotting away as he stands for everything that he stood for. He has the whole damn world in his hands and the crowd starts to sing. She was right about one thing and that is that he is evil. I AM EVIL, when he is not striking then people get behind him. People like John Cena he gets upset by that and there is a Cena sucks chant. This is awesome! At Payback this dream that Cena stands for will end. Tonight Luke Harper will put John Cena down. Cena’s music hits and Bray sends him to get him. They stand ready at the stage, but Cena comes behind him and hits an AA. He ducks out of the ring to the back.
Michael Cole gives an update about Daniel Bryan, his surgery went well, but we get a video package from last week of Bryan being taken out by Kane.
Cesaro and Paul Heyman are in the ring, Heyman says that they are the stars not the crowd. He makes fun of their queen and says that the Undertaker can’t stand up. He repeats that Lesnar beat the streak at WrestleMania.
Cesaro Vs. Sheamus
Cesaro slaps Sheamus and Sheamus nails a clothesline. Cesaro ducks out of the ring to regroup. Sheamus chase Cesaro around the ring and once they get back into the ring, Cesaro puts the boots to him. Cesaro goes for a hip toss, but blocked and Sheamus hits a clothesline. He follows it up with clubbing right hands to the chest of Cesaro. Sheamus chases Cesaro and catches him. He throws him into the ring and Cesaro with a big boot to the face of Sheamus. Cesaro puts the knuckles to him, a JBL chant is started. Sheamus with a flying knee to the chest and then a springboard shoulder block for a near fall. Sheamus with an uppercut, he misses a crossbody and goes to the floor.
Were back, Cesaro has Sheamus in a headlock, but Sheamus fights out. Sheamus with a series of clotheslines, he misses a spear and goes into the corner shoulder first. Cesaro hits a suplex off the top rope for a near fall. Sheamus hits a back breaker out of nowhere for a near fall. Sheamus hits a running knee to the face followed by a rolling senton for a near fall. Cesaro with an uppercut to the back, but runs into one. Cesaro sends Sheamus chest first into the turnbuckle. Sheamus with kicks to the gut and then goes to the top rope where he hits a flying clothesline off the top rope, but Cesaro nails a uppercut. Sheamus with a clothesline, they trade right hands. Sheamus hits a power slam for a near fall. Heyman gets on the apron and off the distraction Cesaro htis a german suplex for the win.
After the match Sheamus tries to shake the hand of Cesaro, but Cesaro walks away. Slide stepped!
The Shield – Evolution hype video is shown.
Beat the Clock: Ryback Vs. Big E
Ryback with series of knees to the gut, he lands right hands. Big E with a clothesline for a near fall. Big E with a spear , but then runs into an elbow for a near fall. Big E hits a belly to belly for a near fall. Big E knocks Axel off the apron and Ryback nails the back of the leg of Big E. Ryback with a snap suplex for a near fall. Big makes his comeback with a belly to belly. Ryback reverses and hits a spine buster for a near fall. Ryback pounds his chest, he nails the clothesline (Meat Hook) for a near fall. Ryback goes for a powerbomb, but blocked and Big E hits a clothesline. He finishes things off with the big ending for the win.
Winner: Big E at 5:02.
Fandango & Layla Vs. R-Truth & The Funks
Prior to the match Summer Rae comes out to the ring, she kisses Fandango and then a cat fight breaks out. Fandango pulls Layla out of the ring. OK so not match thank you?
Stephanie McMahon makes her way out to the ring, she says that she could strip Daniel Bryan of the title, and give it to Bad News Barrett, Batista or Triple H. However if Bryan does not appear on Raw next week then he will be stripped of the title.
Rusev beats Heath Slater in a complete squash match. He won via camel clutch.
The Shield does a backstage promo about Evolution. Rollins says he will not make any mistakes against Batista later tonight.
Beat the Clock: RVD Vs. Alberto Del Rio
Both guys try quick pin falls, but Del Rio gets frustrated and kicks RVD in the face. Del Rio with a snap suplex. RVD fights back with a monkey flip. RVD gets kicked in the face and falls to the floor. Back in the ring, RVD fights out of a headlock with a series of clotheslines. RVD with a kick to the face. He hits a leg drop for a near fall. Del Rio hits a back breaker on RVD for a near fall. RVD fights back and hits rolling thunder. He misses the frog splash and Del Rio rolls up RVD for a near fall. Del Rio hits a springboard kick to the side of the head of RVD for a near fall. Del Rio misses the superkick and RVD rolls him up for the win with 47 seconds left.
Winner: RVD at 4:15
John Cena does a backstage promo about the Wyatts and is joined with the Usos. They pound their chest and walk away, hmmm ok?
Evolution have a group therapy session backstage about Batista taking out Seth Rollins tonight.
Batista Vs. Seth Rollins
Batista with a big clothesline. Batista with a shoulder thrust and a knee. Rollins fights out of the corner and unloads in the opposite corner. Rollins stomps away on Batista. Batista turns it around on the floor and brings it back in. Rollins slides out of a slam and drops Batista with a kick to the back of the head.
We come back from break with Batista throwing Seth over the steel steps and into the ring. Batista locks in a rear naked choke, but Seth gets to the ropes. Batista nails a big elbow to the face of Rollins for a near fall. Batista tries to suplex Rollins off the top rope, but Seth head butts his way off the top rope. He nails a overcastle onto Batista. Seth runs into a big boot, Seth lands one of his own and then hits a neck breaker. Seth with a running forearm shot, but misses the clothesline. Seth nails a dropkick that sends Batista through the middle rope and then hits an outside dive taking out Batista. Orton tries to attack Rollins, but does not work. Rollins misses a springboard move and Batista hits a spine buster with authority. The Shield and Evolution start brawling outside the ring. Triple H punches Rollins and Batista hits a spear on Batista. Reigns speared Batista and the Shield stand tall in the ring.
Alicia Fox defeated Paige.
Mark Henry Vs. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler nails a dropkick. Henry gets up and takes another dropkick. Ziggler gets a 2 count as Henry shoves him off. Ziggler goes to the top for a crossbody but Henry catches him and nails the powerslam for a 2 count with 30 seconds left on the timer. Ziggler slides out of a World’s Strongest Slam and nails a Zig Zag. Ziggler covers for the win but runs out of time.
Ziggler did not make it in time and the match was a no contest.
After the match RVD came out to the stage, but Bad News Barrett attacked him from behind.
Adam Rose comes out to be interviewed, he says that Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter are lemons. He dances, Zeb Colter interrupts and says Rose fits in better with these freaks (UK Fans) than in America. He says that Rose has embarrassed him week after week and he does not like it. He challenges Rose to a match tonight, Swagger attacks Rose from behind. Rose fights back and they brawl around the ring, Rose gets the advantage and stands tall in the ring.
John Cena Vs. Luke Harper
Harper sends Cena hard into the corner, the crowd is hot and we are only just getting started. Cena with a bulldog then a big boot. He misses a splash and we gp to break.
We’re back and Cena nails a sidewalk slam. However Harper fights back with a suplex for a near fall. Cena fights back and goes for the AA, but blocked. Harper hits a face plant for a near fall. CEna with a hurricanrana, but Harper hits a superkick for a near fall. Harper puts Cena on the top rope, he lifts him up and nails a neck breaker for a near fall. Cena locks in the sTF, but Harper gets to the ropes. The Usos take out Bray and Eric. However Bray fights back and goes after Cena, Harper hits a sit down power slam off the distraction for a near fall. Cena nails the AA on Harper, but Rowan nails Cena with a shoulder block causing the DQ.
winner via DQ: Cena
After the match, the Wyatts continue to beat down Cena and then Bray hits Sister Abigail on the stage. Bray sings as Harper counts to ten. The Family stands over Cena to end Raw.
Editors Note: This was an extremely long day for me and this show did me no favors. I apologize for the lack of content in some matches, next Monday it will be back to the top quality play by play. Thanks for coming out and we will see you next time.
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