ALLSTATE ARENA

2010

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - February 19, 2010 (14,500; sell out)
WWE Women's Champion Mickie James, Eve, Brie & Nikki Bella defeated Maryse, Michelle McCool, Beth Phoenix, & Alicia Fox when Mickie pinned McCool
Primo Colon defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Ezekiel Jackon pinned Goldust with the uranage
WWE Unified Tag Team Champions - WWE US Champion Mike Mizanin & the Big Show defeated MVP & Mark Henry after Show knocked MVP out with a punch
Kofi Kingston pinned Carlito with the spin kick to the face
Kane fought WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre to a double count-out; after the bout, McIntyre attempted to hit Kane with the title belt but Kane instead dropped him with the chokeslam
John Morrison pinned CM Punk with a roll up as Punk argued with the referee; after the bout, Punk and Luke Gallows attacked Punk, with Punk dropping Morrison with the Go To Sleep
World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker, John Cena, & Edge defeated WWE World Champion Sheamus, Batista, & Randy Orton when Taker pinned Orton with the tombstone

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 6, 2010
Jimmy Wang Yang defeated Tyler Reks
NXT - featured an opening segment at the entrance stage with Matt Striker and the NXT rookies in which Striker spoke about the newly released pro poll rankings before speaking with #5 David Otunga about his actions the previous night on Raw, with Otunga saying he walked out on WWE World Champion John Cena because he didn't want to share in the glory with someone else; Striker then questioned Daniel Bryan on whether he deserved to be ranked #1, with Bryan questioning whether Michael Cole deserved to replace Jim Ross, then admitted he didn't deserve to be #1 but he would continue to work hard; Striker then asked #7 Michael Tarver about Bryan's ranking, with Tarver saying he was done following the rules and he was the most dangerous man in NXT; Striker then said the rookies would have to carry a keg around ringside as their next competition; Slater eventually won with 12.0 seconds; after the competition, Striker announced that Slater's victory was a main event spot for later in the show; Kane then appeared and confronted Slater regarding their match later in the show; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read that "WrestleMania" was the #1 searched word on Google on WrestleMania Sunday; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Skip Sheffield regarding the keg competition, during which Sheffield said he was done being a nice guy; included an ad promoting "Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology":
Darren Young pinned Daniel Bryan following a double leg takedown at 2:03
Justin Gabriel pinned Michael Tarver at 2:28 with a kick to the head from the apron followed by the 450 splash; prior to the bout, Gabriel cut an insert promo in which he spoke about his ranking and advice his late dad once told him; during his entrance, Tarver cut an insert promo in which he compared himself to a pitbull
Wade Barrett pinned David Otunga at 3:30 with the fireman's carry into a forward slam; during his entrance, Otunga cut an insert promo in which he said the WWE pros were threatened by him, which is why he was ranked #5; prior to the match, Barrett cut his own insert promo saying he wasn't pleased with his #2 ranking
Kane pinned Heath Slater with the chokeslam at 5:00
WWE Superstars - 4/8/10: Beth Phoenix pinned Layla (w/ WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool & Vickie Guerrero) at 3:31 with the Glam Slam; prior to the match, Vickie introduced McCool in the ring; moments later, McCool & Layla said Phoenix was a man and that's why she hasn't gotten a title shot; Vickie then thanked McCool & Layla for bringing that to her attention, then said the following match was an intergender bout; Todd Grisham & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match; after the contest, Vickie grabbed Phoenix, distracting her long enough for McCool to attack her from behind; eventually, Phoenix threw McCool to the floor and chased the three from ringside
Smackdown! - 4/9/10 - featured a backstage segment with Chris Jericho and Wade Barrett in which Jericho argued he should still be World Heavyweight Champion; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger walked in, with Jericho trying to physically take the belt away and saying Swagger wasn't the true champion; included an in-ring promo by Shad Gaspard in which he discussed attacking JTG the previous week, then saying the crowd should be more like him and stand up for what they want in life; moments later, JTG ran out, with Shad sliding out to the floor; as JTG joined him on the floor, Shad immediately kicked him in the face and laid him out; featured an in-ring segment with CM Punk, Serena, Luke Gallows, and Darren Young in which Punk, Serena, & Gallows preached Straight Edge to the audience, with Punk then saying he saw lonliness in Young's eyes and noted he was last in the NXT rankings; Punk then said he could save Young by cutting his hair and having him join the Straight Edge Society; Young intially agreed but then changed his mind, with Young then being triple teamed until Punk grabbed the cutting shears; Rey Mysterio Jr. then ran out, beat Punk to the shears, and attempted to cut Punk's hair until he was pulled to safety by Gallows; Mysterio then grabbed the mic and accepted Punk's challenge to a rematch at Extreme Rules, with Punk's hair at stake; included an ad promoting "Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology;" featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Dolph Ziggler in which he asked Ziggler how it felt to put the Great Khali to sleep as he did the previous week, with Ziggler then putting Matthews in the hold, putting him to sleep, and walking off; included a backstage segment with Swagger and Edge in which Swagger said, if the two were to meet at Extreme Rules, he would put Edge back on the injured list; Edge replied by saying he would hit Swagger with the spear and win the title; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 5,000 schools and libraries in the US, Canada, and the UK were involved in the WrestleMania Reading Challenge:
World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger pinned John Morrison in a non-title match at around the 11-minute mark with the gutwrench powerbomb after sweeping Morrison off the apron to the floor; prior to the bout, Swagger cut an in-ring promo saying he deserved to be champion and was now the best natural athlete in the WWE, following Shawn Michaels' retirement; after Swagger said there was no one in the WWE that could stop his momentum, Morrison came out and said Swagger had the belt but had done nothing to be a champion, noting he lost to Randy Orton earlier in the week on Raw; Swagger replied by saying Morrison was bitter because he was living in the shadow of WWE US Champion & WWE Unified Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin; the match was stopped mid-way through after Swagger suffered an accidental cut to his face (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE IC Champion Drew McIntyre pinned Matt Hardy in a non-title match at 10:17 after ramming Hardy face-first into the metal grading under the ring and following with the Future Shock DDT on the floor; prior to the bout, McIntyre grabbed the mic but, after several moments, said he wouldn't waste his breath on the fans
David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart) defeated Trent Barretta & Caylen Croft at 3:19 when Barretta submitted to Smith's Sharpshooter; prior to the bout, Barretta & Croft cut an in-ring promo proclaiming themselves the 'Dude Busters;' following the entrances, footage was shown of the Bret Hart & Jim Neidhart vs. WWF Tag Team Champions Davey Boy Smith & the Dynamite Kid match taped 11/1/86 at the Boston Garden, which is featured on "Hart & Soul: The Hart Family Anthology"
Edge fought Chris Jericho to a double count-out at 19:27 when both men began brawling into the crowd; Jericho's ribs were heavily taped for the match; stipulations stated the winner would challenge World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger at Extreme Rules; Swagger was shown watching on backstage early in the contest; after the match, Jericho threw Edge into the steel ring steps; moments later, Jericho attempted to hit Edge with a chair in the ring but Edge countered by hitting the spear

Night of Champions 2010 - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - September 19, 2010 (13,851; 11,0000 paid; sell out)
John Morrison pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Maryse) with Starship Pain after Maryse's interference backfired
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Matt Striker; included a Paper Jamz ad staring WWE US Champion Mike Mizanin; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Edge regarding his participation in the WWE World Title match later in the show; included Josh Matthews conducting an interview with Chris Jericho regarding his participation in the WWE World Title match, during which Jericho guaranteed he would walk out with the championship and noted his success in the Championship Scramble and Elimination Chamber; members of the National Guard were shown in attendance; featured Matthews conducting a backstage interview with John Cena regarding his participation in the WWE World Title match; included an ad for Hell in a Cell 2010; featured a "Don't try this at home" PSA; included Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Wade Barrett regarding his participation in the WWE World Title match; featured an ad promoting 'Legendary,' staring Cena, on DVD the following week at Walmart; included Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Randy Orton regarding the WWE World Title match, during which Orton refused to comment; featured a compilation of Alberto Del Rio's introduction vignettes; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion Sheamus regarding the upcoming title match:
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Kofi Kingston at 12:42 with the Zig Zag after preventing Vickie from slapping Kingston and then avoiding the challenger's spin kick to the face, with Kingston landing across the ropes; stipulations stated Ziggler would lose the title if he lost the match via disqualification or count-out; Kaitlyn escorted Ziggler & Vickie ringside before the match but was sent backstage by Vickie at the 2-minute mark
The Big Show pinned CM Punk at 4:45 with the right hand punch; prior to the bout, Punk cut an in-ring promo in which he said he loved Chicago, then added he hated the residents for ruining his town and called them the scum of the Earth; Punk then said the city should be burned to the ground again and that he wasn't afraid of Big Show and was confident that he would put down 'Goliath' because he had Straight Edge on his side; during the bout, there were numerous chants of "CM Punk"
Daniel Bryan defeated WWE US Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) via submission to win the title at 12:29 with the LeBell Lock; during the final moments of the bout, Riley struck the ringpost while charging at Bryan on the floor
WWE Women's Champion Michelle McCool pinned WWE Divas Champion Melina in a lumberjack unification match at 6:33 with a boot to the face after Layla briefly fought with Melina behind the referee's back as the lumberjacks fought with McCool on the floor; other lumberjacks for the match included Kelly Kelly, Eve, Brie & Nikki Bella, Jillian Hall, Rosa Mendes, Tamina, Gail Kim, Maryse, Alicia Fox, and Natalya Neidhart
World Heavyweight Champion Kane pinned the Undertaker in a no holds barred match at 18:29 by reversing the challenger's tombstone into his own; minutes later, Taker staggered his way backstage
Cody Rhodes & Drew McIntyre defeated WWE Tag Team Champions David Hart Smith & Tyson Kidd (w/ Natalya Neidhart), Jimmy & Jey Uso (w/ Tamina), Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov, and Evan Bourne & Mark Henry to win the titles in tag team turmoil at 11:42; the Usos defeated Smith & Kidd at 2:11 when Kidd was pinned after the illegal Uso kicked Kidd in the face behind the referee's back; the Usos defeated Kozlov & Marella at 3:15 when Marella was pinned following a Samoan Drop; Bourne & Henry defeated the Usos when Bourne scored the pin following the Shooting Star Press at 5:10; Rhodes pinned Bourne with Crossroads
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Sheamus, John Cena, Chris Jericho, Edge, and Wade Barrett in an elimination match to win the title at 21:27; Cena was heavily booed during the early moments of the bout; Orton pinned Jericho with the RKO (1:30); after the fall, the crowd briefly chanted "Y2J;" Cena pinned Edge with the FU (15:00); Barrett pinned Cena with the fireman's carry into the forward slam after Cena became distracted by David Otunga, Michael Tarver, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel at ringside (18:32); moments later, Nexus surrounded Orton until Cena attacked two with a steel chair, with Orton dropping the other two with the RKO (20:32); Orton pinned Sheamus with the RKO

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - December 26, 2010 (8,500)
Howard Finkel was the ring announcer for the show
Kofi Kingston won a battle royal by last eliminating Jack Swagger and Drew McIntyre; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler later in the show; other participants included: Cody Rhodes, McIntyre, Swagger, JTG, Tyler Reks, Trent Barretta, Chris Masters, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Ezekiel Jackson, and Percy Watson; during the bout, Rhodes eliminated himself rather than be attacked by Jackson
Drew McIntyre defeated JTG
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Kofi Kingston with the Zig Zag
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Cody Rhodes with the frog splash; Guerrero worked the match as a babyface
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated Layla & Naomi when Phoenix pinned Layla with the Glam Slam after Hornswoggle interfered
Rey Mysterio Jr. & the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio & CM Punk with simultaneous pinfalls after a chokeslam by Show and splash off the top by Mysterio; the bout was originally scheduled as Mysterio vs. Del Rio but changed when Punk interfered in the bout
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Kane in a steel cage match by escaping over the top; after the bout, Kane attacked Edge but Edge dropped him with the spear

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - March 28, 2011 (15,106; more than 12,000 paid; sell out)
Mark Henry defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Titus O'Neal, Byron Saxton, & Conor O'Brien defeated Darren Young, Lucky Cannon, & Jacob Novak
Raw - featured an opening in-ring segment in which CM Punk sat in the ring, to chants of "CM Punk," with Punk saying Atlanta might not welcome him as friendly; Punk then noted Nexus was comprised of his people until Randy Orton took them out, then said - whether you were in Nexus or live in the city he was born and raised in - he didn't care what happened to you; the crowd then chanted "Randy" as Punk said he could find more mindless sheep to do whatever he wanted whenever he wanted; moments later, Punk showed footage of him attacking Orton the previous week in front of his wife; as Punk went to leave the ring, Orton came out with his right knee heavily taped; Orton dominated the ensuing brawl and went to punt Punk in the head only for his own knee to buckle; the crowd then chanted "CM Punk" as Punk, smiling, reentered the ring, and kicked Orton in the knee before dropping him with the Go To Sleep; included a backstage segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Edge and Christian discussed their upcoming tag team match, with Edge questioning how he couldn't touch Alberto Del Rio on Smackdown but could on Raw; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; several National Guard soldiers were shown in attendance; included a segment in which Michael Cole, within his pod, received an e-mail from the Raw GM on his iPad that said Jerry Lawler would face Jack Swagger later in the show; featured a video package set to Mark Collie's "In Time" to promote the Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania; included the announcement of all the events planned for WrestleMania Week in Atlanta; featured a preview of WWE All Stars showing Big Show vs. Andre the Giant; included an ad promoting the WWE 2011 Hall of Fame ceremony and the airing the following Monday on USA; featured the announcement Keri Hilson would perform "America, the Beautiful" at WrestleMania; included an in-ring segment in which Triple H and the Undertaker confronted each other, with Shawn Michaels then coming out before either said a word; Michaels then talked up both men and their upcoming match before asking Triple H why he thought he could do what Michaels couldn't - beat Taker; Triple H replied by saying, at some point, Michaels got soft and realized he could steal the show without actually having to win; Triple H then talked about showing up in the locker room 16 years earlier and said Taker was head and shoulders above the rest back then, then noted the numerous injuries he worked through and his dedication to the business; moments later, he noted he and Michaels made a pact to tell the other when it was time to end it, and if the other couldn't accept then that person would end it for them; he continued by telling Taker that it was his time to end it, but he would always be the icon despite having lost at WrestleMania and that Taker and his streak, with all due respect, would rest in peace; Taker replied by saying if he ever needed someone to put him down, he would pick Triple H to do it but it wasn't that time and that Triple H should ask Michaels if he didn't believe that to be true; Taker said, after beating Michaels twice in a row, Michaels was now humbled and would go into the Hall of Fame with regrets; moments later, Michaels went for the superkick but Taker caught his foot, leading to a staredown between Taker and Trips; Triple H then took the mic and told Michaels to tell Taker why he would beat him at WrestleMania; after a long pause, in which many chanted "One more match," Michaels left the ring and mouthed at Triple H, "I'm sorry. You can't win."; moments later, Taker left the ring before looking back at Triple H in the ring; featured an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' included Scott Stanford conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his knee injury, with Orton saying he had some anger management issues and despises no one more than Punk; featured a video package announcing the Legion of Doom & Paul Ellering would be inducted into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame; included a segment in which Trish Stratus & Snooki were shown at a New Jersey bar, with the two talking about their match at WrestleMania and ending with Snooki beating up a guy who kept hitting on the two; moments later, Michelle McCool & Layla attacked the two, leading to a pull-apart brawl before both Trish and Snooki yelled, "Mania, bitch!" as LayCool were led away; "bitch" was bleeped out; featured a closing in-ring segment in which the Rock remembered competing in Chicago at WrestleMania 13 and called John Cena a homeless Power Ranger and Vanilla Ice as the crowd chanted "Cena sucks;" moments later, Cena interrupted and told Rock the WWE is where he belonged, with the crowd then chanting "Rocky" as Cena said he was a Rock fan and wanted him back in the ring; Cena then noted all of Rock's insults, which he brushed off, before saying Rock made fun of him for kids being his audience, then noting he was damn proud of it; moments later, Cena said if Rock wanted to claim Cena wasn't working his tail to the bone to further the business then they would have words; Rock responded by saying there was nothing stopping him from beating Cena around Chicago, with Cena then accepting the challenge to a fight; WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, with Alex Riley, then came out to the ring and said Cena would lose at WrestleMania before saying Rock wasn't going to do a thing to risk being injured and embarassed by Miz; Rock responded by saying it didn't matter what Miz thought, with Miz and Riley double teaming Rock before Rock threw Riley from the ring, hit the People's Elbow on Miz, and threw him out too; Cena then reenterd the ring, dropped Rock with the FU, and left the ring to boos; Cena then pointed to the video wall promoting WrestleMania in six days:
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay at 8:16 when Edge pinned Clay with the spear; Ricardo Rodriguez served as the ring announcer for Del Rio & Clay; after the bout, Edge chased Del Rio backstage after he applied the armbreaker on Christian, only for Del Rio to then attack Edge from behind and apply the hold on him
Santino Marella (w/ the Big Show, Kane, Vladimir Kozlov, & Tamina) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Justin Gabriel (w/ WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, WWE Tag Team Champion Heath Slater, & Ezekiel Jackson) at 1:53 when Marella pinned Gabriel with the Cobra; prior to the bout, it was announced the Corre would face Marella, Kozlov, Show, & Kane at WrestleMania; after the contest, both Kane and Show did the Marella trumpet playing dance in the ring
Jack Swagger (w/ Michael Cole) defeated Jerry Lawler via disqualification at 1:16 when Lawler assaulted Swagger with a steel chair outside the ring; Josh Matthews provided sole commentary for the match; after the contest, Lawler scared Cole into his pod, then climbed over and tried to reach Cole until Cole threw his drink in Lawler's face; Lawler was then forced back by Cole's personal security as Cole yelled that he would embarass Lawler at WrestleMania (Lawler's debut with new theme music) (WrestleMania 27 Blu-ray)
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) & WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated John Morrison & Daniel Bryan at 6:15 when Sheamus pinned Bryan with the crucifix powerbomb; prior to the bout, Vickie came out to Morrison's music and cut an in-ring promo saying what she did to Morrison is what LayCool would do to Snooki at WrestleMania; during the entrances, it was announced the WrestleMania press conference would be held Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City
WWE Superstars - 3/31/11 - included a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured a video package set to Mark Collie's "In Time" to promote the Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania; included a video package looking at Snooki's appearance on Raw, the set up for her WrestleMania match, and subsequent media coverage by E! News, CNN, TMZ, Access Hollywood, and more; featured footage from Raw in which Michelle McCool & Layla fought with Snooki & Trish Stratus at a New Jersey bar; included an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' featured a video package hyping the World Heavyweight Champion Edge vs. Alberto Del Rio match at WrestleMania; included highlights of WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin appearing on Conan O'Brien, letting him hold the title belt, and renaming Conan 'the Ginga Ninja;' featured an ad promoting Saturday's WWE 2011 Hall of Fame and the Monday airing of the show on USA; included a video package recapping the history between Miz, John Cena, and the Rock to hype Miz vs. Cena at WrestleMania; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 25,000 autographs would be signed by WWE Superstars during the four days of WrestleMania Axxess in Atlanta:
Trent Baretta pinned Curt Hawkins with a tornado DDT at 5:21; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
WWE Divas Champion Eve, Natalya Neidhart, & Gail Kim defeated Melina, Brie & Nikki Bella at 6:26 when one of the Bellas pinned Eve with a facebuster after the Bellas switched places behind the referee's back; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 4/1/11 - included Josh Matthews, Booker T, & Michael Cole - inside his cubicle - on commentary for the match, with Cole eventually leaving before Jerry Lawler came out; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Cody Rhodes, his face covered by a towel and wearing his protective mask, in which Rhodes explained why he attacked Rey Mysterio Jr. the previous week; Rhodes eventually took off his towel and said Rey would have to deal with both he and Mysterio's knee brace at WrestleMania; included Todd Grisham, Brie & Nikki Bella on location at WWE Axxess in Atlanta; featured a video package set to Mark Collie's "In Time" to promote the Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania; included a video package hyping the Randy Orton vs. CM Punk match at WrestleMania; featured a video package hyping the Legion of Doom & Paul Ellering being inducted into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame; included footage of Jerry Lawler facing Jack Swagger earlier in the week on Raw; featured an in-ring promo by Lawler in which he discussed how Michael Cole had disrespected him in recent weeks and months and that he would get his revenge at WrestleMania and Steve Austin would deal with Swagger; included footage from the WrestleMania 27 press conference held Wednesday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square, with comments from Alberto Del Rio, Miz, Cena, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Snooki, and the Rock; featured Grisham and the Bellas at Axxess going over the various attractions; included footage from Raw of the segment involving Shawn Michaels, Triple H, and Taker; featured highlights of WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin appearing on Conan O'Brien, letting him hold the title belt, and renaming Conan 'the Ginga Ninja;' included a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; featured a video package hyping the Snooki, John Morrison, & Trish Stratus vs. Dolph Ziggler, Michelle McCool, & Layla match at WrestleMania and the subsequent mainstream media attention; included an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' featured an ad promoting Saturday's WWE 2011 Hall of Fame and the Monday airing of the show on USA; included a video package hyping the Del Rio vs. Edge match at WrestleMania; included the Rock, Cena, and Miz segment from Raw, shown in full:
Kofi Kingston defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification at 3:58 when Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel ran out and attacked Kingston after Barrett sustained the spin kick to the face; after the bout, Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov ran out to make the save but were beaten down; moments later, the Big Show and Kane came out and cleared Corre from the ring (WrestleMania 27 Blu-ray)
Cody Rhodes pinned Chris Masters with Crossroads at 2:11; during the bout, Michael Cole returned to the broadcast area surrounded by bodyguards; Rhodes wore his protective face mask for the match; after the contest, Rey Mysterio Jr. ran out and fought with Rhodes, with Rhodes eventually sliding to the floor as Mysterio attempted to hit the 619 while using his knee brace
Dark match after the taping: John Cena, World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Rey Mysterio Jr., & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, CM Punk, Alberto Del Rio, & Cody Rhodes

Money in the Bank 2011 - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - July 17, 2011 (14,815; sell out)
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title match when Marella pinned McGillicutty with the Cobra
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; included footage from earlier in the night of Vince McMahon, John Laurinaitis, and a WWE attorney arriving to the arena with hopes of singing CM Punk to a new contract; featured an ad promoting Summer Slam, set to Cee-Lo's "Bright Lights, Bigger City;" included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with McMahon, alongside Laurinaitis, in which McMahon said he wasn't able to resign Punk and that he offered him the most lucrative contract he's ever offered but Punk turned him down; Vince then said he did everything he could to keep Punk in WWE, then blamed WWE World Champion John Cena for putting him in the situation in the first place and issued a threat to Cena should Punk walk out with the title; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 travel packages; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Alberto Del Rio regarding his Money in the Bank win, during which he said he shouldn't have had to even compete in it since he already won the recent triple threat #1 contender's match and said it was just a formality on his way to winning the WWE World Title; featured a Skittles commercial:
Daniel Bryan defeated Sheamus, Sin Cara, Cody Rhodes, Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, and Kane in Money in the Bank at 24:27 after kicking Barrett off the ladder; at the 8-minute mark, Sheamus put Cara through a ladder laid across the commentary table and apron, causing Sin Cara to be taken backstage on a stretcher; late in the match, Sheamus and Kane hit a Doomsday Device on Bryan, causing the crowd to chant "LOD"
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) pinned Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) with the K2 at 4:49
Mark Henry pinned the Big Show at 6:00 after twice hitting the powerslam and following with two splashes; after the bout, Henry grabbed a steel chair from ringside, locked it on Show's ankle, and then hit a bomb off the turnbuckle; moments later, Show was tended to by referee Charles Robinson and a trainer as Henry left the ring; Show was then taken backstage on a stretcher placed on the back of a motorized vehicle as the crowd chanted "CM Punk"
Alberto Del Rio defeated Rey Mysterio Jr., Mike Mizanin, Alex Riley, R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, Evan Bourne, and Jack Swagger in Money in the Bank at 15:52; Miz was taken backstage at the 6-minute mark after falling off the top of the ladder and appearing to injure his knee; he later returned at the 12-minute mark; moments prior to the finish, Mysterio attempted to grab the briefcase but Del Rio countered by unmasking Mysterio
Christian defeated World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton via disqualification at 12:19 to win the title when the champion kicked Christian in the groin after Christian spat in Orton's face; stipulations stated the title could change hands on a disqualification; after the match, Orton assaulted Christian and, as referees and Teddy Long tried to prevent him, dropped Christian with a RKO onto the Spanish announce table; moments later, as the crowd chanted "One more time," Orton returned ringside and hit the move a second time on the table; Christian was then helped backstage by referees
CM Punk pinned WWE World Champion John Cena to win the title at 33:44 with the Go To Sleep after Cena prevented Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis from stopping the bout prematurely as Punk was caught in the STFU, with Cena sliding out to the floor, punching out Laurinaitis and then threatening McMahon; Punk came out wearing a limited edition Punk Money in the Bank T-shirt; following his entrance, he gave the shirt to his mom, sitting ringside beside Colt Cabana and Ace Steele; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" during the contest, Punk twice kicked out of the FU; McMahon and Laurinaitis appeared in the aisle during the closing moments of the contest; after the match, McMahon stole away a headset from Jerry Lawler and ordered Alberto Del Rio come out to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot; Del Rio then ran out but was immediately kicked in the head by Punk, who then escaped into the celebratory crowd after blowing McMahon a kiss (named Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer) (CM Punk: Best in the World)

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - December 26, 2011 (14,804; sell out)
Raw Supershow - featured an opening segment in which John Laurinaitis came out to the theme music of WWE World Champion CM Punk, and dressed as Punk, in which he said his appearance was a surprise to the fans expecting Punk and that was an example of how unpredictable and exciting he is as the Raw GM; Laurinaitis then said he was a Punk believer, with the real Punk then coming out to a rousing ovation and saying Laurinaitis was poking him with a stick to try to get a reaction from him; Laurinaitis then said he was letting Punk take the night off, then saying he was joking just to show off how unpredictable he could be; he followed by saying Punk would be in a match, then another match, then a third match, with the winner of the fall getting a title match the following week should they beat him; Punk then questioned what should happen when he beats Laurinaitis's three men, then proposing he gets a match with Laurinaitis should he win the gauntlet match; after the crowd chanted "You can't wrestle" at Laurinaitis, Punk noted they must have been watching All Japan tapes; after Punk continued to prod Laurinaitis, he agreed to the stiuplation to face Punk should Punk win; as Punk celebrated in the ring, a vignette aired speaking of a force that shall arrive to reclaim what is his before "The End Begins" and "Next Monday" appeared on screen; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE's Twitter network has more than 13 million followers, led by John Cena who has 1,231,720; featured a backstage segment in which WWE US Champion Zack Ryder thanked Cena for all his help, with the crowd then booing, with Cena then saying he didn't owe Ryder a thing and Ryder did it all himself and never gave up; Cena then said he would go out to the ring later to confront Kane; following the segment, Jerry Lawler announced to the crowd that Punk's opponents in the gauntlet match would be #1: Jack Swagger, #2: Dolph Ziggler, and #3: Mark Henry; included a backstage segment in which Big Show was speaking with Kelly Kelly until Scott Armstrong came in and told Show that Laurinaitis needed to urgently speak with him in his office; featured a backstage segment with Laurinaitis, alongside David Otunga, spoke on the phone with Brodus Clay and said he would debut the following week; Show then walked in and was questioned about his punching Otunga on Smackdown, with Laurinaitis setting up a match between the two for later in the show, with Show's arm tied behind his back; included a backstage segment with Swagger and Ziggler in which the two argued over who would beat Punk later in the show, with Vickie Guerrero interrupting and telling them it didn't matter who beats Punk as long as one of them did; Henry then walked in to remind them he was in the match too; featured an ad promoting 'WWE Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2011;' included an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; featured a segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez, wearing a neckbrace, brought out Alberto Del Rio, in a wheelchair, to the entrance stage, with ADR complaining that he tore his groin the previous week; Nikki & Brie Bella then walked out, told the fans to treat ADR with respect, and then argued until ADR yelled at them and sent them backstage; ADR then said he would be back and would be more aggressive than ever; featured a clip from WWE '12 of Punk vs. Henry, teasing a possible match between the two in the gauntlet match; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people attended WWE live events the previous year than the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, and X Games combined; featured the announcement Randy Orton would face Wade Barrett in a falls count anywhere match on Smackdown; included a closing in-ring promo by Kane, with Cena walking out to the entrance stage moments later as Kane explained Cena was lying to the people by telling them to rise above hate and that it was OK to hate; as Kane took exception to Cena and what he stood for, without Cena responding, the crowd chanted "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Kane then told Cena that the last thing he would hear in 2011 would be "Cena sucks," with the crowd then chanting louder as the show ended and Cena lowered his head:
Booker T pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title match with the scissors kick at 12:02 after fighting off an attempt at Crossroads; after the match, Booker did the Spinaroonie
WWE US Champion Zack Ryder & Eve defeated Tyson Kidd & Natalya Neidhart at 3:02 when Ryder pinned Kidd with the Rough Ryder; during the match, it was noted the 1,000th episode of Raw would air July 29, 2012
John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin via count-out in an impromptu match at 2:22 when Miz went out to the floor to cut a promo saying he beat Cena at WrestleMania, where it mattered; prior to the bout, Cena cut an in-ring promo in which he noted he made his WWE debut in the arena and the crowd is sometimes more than salty towards him, then noted Eddie Guerrero was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame there and Punk beat Cena for the title in July; after Cena called out Kane, Miz walked out instead and noted his win over Cena at WrestleMania, adding that it was tainted because of the Rock; Cena then said he would face Miz then and there and called for a referee to come out; after the bout, Miz continued to rant on the crowd before R-Tuth came out, attacked Miz at ringside, and assaulted him on the announce table and threw him into the ringside steps; Truth then grabbed a mic, held Miz by the face, and said he wanted every Monday night to be like Christmas and would take his time getting revenge (Truth's surprise return after a month absence)
The Big Show defeated David Otunga via disqualification at 1:59 when, after Show threw Otunga to the floor, Mark Henry walked out and entered the ring; Show had to wrestle the match with his right arm tied behind his back; after the contest, with Show's arm still tied, Henry attacked Show until World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan ran out to distract him; Show then scared Henry to the ring before dropping Otunga with a chokeslam in the ring
Gauntlet Match: WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match with a kick to the head at 4:26; after the fall, Swagger attacked Punk from behind and injured his leg; stipulations stated Punk would defend the title the following week against Swagger if he lost and would advance to meet Dolph Ziggler if he won
Gauntlet Match: Dolph Ziggler pinned WWE World Champion CM Punk in a non-title match at around the 10-minute mark with the Zig Zag after Punk became distracted by John Laurinaitis on the ring apron; late in the match, Laurinaitis walked out and had Vickie Guerrero and Jack Swagger, who were ringside in Ziggler's corner, ejected for Vickie interfering moments earlier; while Laurinaitis had them ejected, Punk had Ziggler covered after kicking him in the head, with the referee not noticing; after the match, Ziggler ran around the ring, celebrating with the title belt; stipulations stated Punk would defend the title the following week against Ziggler if he lost and would advance to meet Mark Henry if he won; had Punk faced and beaten Henry, he would have immediately faced Laurinaitis in a match as well
Dark match after the show: WWE Champion CM Punk pinned Mike Mizanin at 6:03 in a steel cage match with Go To Sleep; prior to the bout, John Cena clotheslined Kane out of the ring following the end of the Raw broadcast, then told the Chicago crowd that the show would rightfully end with their hometown champion, with Cena then talking about Punk's accomplishments and admitting Punk usually got the best of him in the ring, with Cena shaking Punk’s hand during his entrance; after the match, Punk greeted the fans at ringside for several minutes until taking to the mic, stating he was waiting to see who stuck around, then admitted he was glad he stayed in WWE but still “pissed off” and expected to see everyone at Extreme Rules 2012

Extreme Rules 2012 - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - April 29, 2012 (announced at 14,817)
YouTube.com Pre Show - featured a backstage segment in which Eve spun a wheel to determine what the stipulation would be for the Cody Rhodes vs. WWE IC Champion the Big Show match later in the night; Eve, alongside Teddy Long, discussed the possibilities of the match to the two wrestlers before Long spun the wheel, with the wheel landing on a tables match; after the stipulation was decided, Rhodes blamed it on Long, with Eve looking on disapprovingly:
WWE US Champion Santino Marella pinned Mike Mizanin with the Cobra at 4:40 after avoiding a charge in the corner; following his entrance, Miz cut an in-ring promo saying he didn't care where on the show he was put because he would make it the most watched segment of the show, then saying he would win the US title and it would be the highlight of the night; Michael Cole & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Booker T, & Jerry Lawler on commentary; featured a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis and Eve, with Eve bringing in Teddy Long to help give she and Laurinaitis a toast to change; moments later, Laurinaitis received a call from Triple H, with him then walking off to speak; included an ad promoting 'You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge;' featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Daniel Bryan regarding his upcoming Best 2 out of 3 falls match against World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, with Bryan insulting the Chicago crowd and saying he would take the title; after he walked off, AJ was shown looking on in the distance; included an ad promoting WWE's new YouTube content; featured an ad promoting Over the Limit 2012; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion CM Punk regarding his upcoming streetfight against Chris Jericho; featured a "Don't try this at home" PSA; included a backstage segment in which Eve walked up to WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella, along with Brie Bella, and said Phoenix wasn't medically cleared to wrestle in her scheduled title match later in the show; Phoenix then said once she was cleared, she was taking the title; Eve then told Nikki she would be defending the title against a surprise opponent; Eve then said it wasn't Kharma, with the Bellas sighing in relief; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Laurinaitis about why he was on the phone with Triple H, with Laurinaitis saying he would discuss it the next night on Raw:
Randy Orton pinned Kane in a falls count anywhere match with a RKO onto a steel chair; during the bout, the fight went backstage, where Zack Ryder briefly assaulted Kane
Brodus Clay (w/ Hornswoggle, Naomi, & Cameron) pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Jack Swagger) in an unadvertised bout at the 5-minute mark with a headbutt to the chest and splash; prior to the bout, Guerrero introduced Ziggler from the entrance stage; during the match, there were chants of "Let's go, Ziggler"
Cody Rhodes defeated WWE IC Champion the Big Show in a tables match to win the title at the 5-minute mark when Show stepped through a table set up on the floor following a dropkick from Rhodes which knocked Show off the apron; after the match, Show hit a spear on Rhodes inside the ring, then dropped Rhodes with a chokeslam through a table in the ring; moments later, Show hoisted Rhodes in a grilla press and threw him from the ring through a table set up on the floor; Rhodes was then tended to by referees on the floor but got to his feet by himself to hold up his title belt
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-1, at the 23-minute mark; Sheamus came to the ring wearing a T-shirt which read "18 Seconds;" Bryan was cheered upon his entrance and Sheamus received a mixed reaction; fall #1: Sheamus defeated Bryan via disqualification at the 15-minute mark when he repeatedly kicked Sheamus in the arm as the champion was against the ropes; fall #2: Bryan defeated Sheamus via TKO at the 17-minute mark when the champion passed out while caught in the Yes Lock, after being in the hold roughly a minute; after the fall, Sheamus was tended to by two trainers and the referee as the crowd gave dueling chants of "Yes" and "No;" fall #3: Sheamus pinned Bryan with the boot to the face
Ryback defeated Aaron Relic & Jay Hatton in a handicap match at the 2-minute mark by pinning both men after a lariat to Hatton and a running Samoan Drop to Relic; prior to and after the bout, WWE US Champion Santino Marella and the Great Khali were shown watching on backstage; following their introductions, Relic & Hatton took the mic and said them working together would overpower Ryback; during and after the match, the crowd chanted "Goldberg" at Ryback
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Chris Jericho in a streetfight at the 25-minute mark with the Go To Sleep after avoiding Jericho's attempt at the move and using a slingshot to send Jericho face-first into an exposed turnbuckle; during his entrance, Punk hugged his sister at ringside, who sat by their mother; both wrestlers wore jeans for the match instead of their usual wrestling attire; mid-way through the bout, Punk's sister slapped Jericho in the face after he confronted her; after Punk hit the elbowsmash off the drop late in the match, the crowd chanted "Randy Savage;" late in the bout, the crowd chanted "This is awesome;" after the contest, Punk ran into the crowd and was congratulated by his friends and family at ringside
Layla defeated WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella (w/ Brie Bella) by pinning an interfering Brie with the Layout neckbreaker at 2:28; following the Bellas' entrance, they took the mic and talked about how long Nikki's reign would last; Layla received chants of "Welcome back" upon her entrance (Layla's surprise in-ring return after a year absence)
John Cena pinned Brock Lesnar in an extreme rules match at 16:47 with a FU onto the ring steps, set up inside the ring; prior to the entrances and during the bout, the crowd had dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" the match was stopped at the 1-minute mark when Cena began bleeding from the face after several elbow strikes from Lesnar; moments later, referee Charles Robinson was knocked to the floor; at the 9-minute mark, Robinson was again knocked down as Lesnar dropped Cena with the F5; moments later, Lesnar assaulted a replacement referee; after the match, a dazed Lesnar went backstage as Cena was tended to in the ring; after the contest, a bloody Cena took the mic and said he was proud to say the injuries he sustained happened in Chicago and alluded to being sent on a vacation and being off TV for a while

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - September 3, 2012 (announced at 13,604)
Raw - featured an opening segment showing that Jerry Lawler did not appear ringside before the broadcast, with Michael Cole then showing footage of WWE World Champion CM Punk fighting with Lawler backstage until Punk was dragged away by referees minutes before the show went live; included an in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus in which he said he would beat Alberto Del Rio at Night of Champions; moments later, Punk interrupted from the entrance stage - to chants of his name - and said Sheamus shouldn't try to talk to his hometown because they can't relate to him; Punk then said the cameras didn't show Lawler jumping him from behind to start the fight, and said Lawler wasn't the king in Chicago; he went on to say he taught Lawler respect the previous week in a steel cage "until a little white knight came along" (Cena); Punk then asked the crowd whether he, as Lawler said, turned his back on the fans, with them resoundingly saying "No;" he went on to say Cena siding with Lawler was a sign he disrespected him, and noted he had been champion for 288 days; Sheamus interrupted, to boos, and said Punk said he was the best in the world but he was the World Heavyweight Champion; Sheamus then said Punk interrupting him was akin to Rock interrupting Punk weeks earlier, then said at least Rock had the guts to do it in the ring; Punk then said, at best, Sheamus was the 2nd best in the world and told him to shut his mouth; moments later, AJ appeared and said ADR would face Cena later in the show and Punk would face Sheamus; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers U.S. military personnel free tickets to live events in the U.S.; included a video package of Daniel Bryan and Kane in anger management class in which Bryan held up his "anger collage" which detailed how the crowd chants against him; moments later, Kane held up his own collage which was on a blank white piece of paper; Kane then threw the paper in the trash can, which then shot pyro out of it, to show how he felt inside; after sitting down, Bryan said "teacher's pet" at Kane; featured an ad promoting Saturday Morning Slam; included a video package from the anger management class in which everyone was told to form a "circle of trust" to get over their trust issues, with Bryan reluctantly doing a trust fall and falling into Kane; Dr. Shelby then had Harold do the trust fall to Bryan and Kane, with neither man catching him; featured an ad promoting the WWE app; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's Raw was seen by 5 times more viewers than MLB on EPSN; featured a backstage segment in which Jack Swagger told AJ he was taking time off and knew he was better than this; AJ then said everyone was leaving her, including Brock Lesnar, Chris Jericho, Punk, and now Swagger; included a segment from anger management class in which Bryan said he had put his anger management issues behind him and offered Kane a rematch; Kane thanked Bryan for his comments and said he would someday take Bryan up on the challenge; moments later, the two began arguing and both told Harold to shut up when he tried to calm them down; eventually, Dr. Shelby began yelling at them and stormed off in anger; back in the arena, Michael Cole told the fans in the arena they could vote on Twitter on whether Bryan and Kane should face each other, become a tag team, or hug; featured a backstage segment in which Striker attempted to interview Alberto Del Rio about the condition of Ricardo Rodriguez, with David Otunga appearing and saying his "client" had no comment at that time; included a look at coverage by The Sun in the UK about the Rock thwarting a theft attempt on the set of the latest "Fast & the Furious" movie; featured a backstage segment in which Striker spoke with AJ, with AJ saying Cena vs. ADR was now falls count anywhere; included an in-ring segment in which Bryan and Kane were introduced, with Cole then revealing the results of the Twitter poll -- a match: 18%, be tag team partners: 27%, and hug it out: 55%; the crowd then chanted "Hug it out" as the two reluctantly came forward and then backed away; eventually Bryan hugged Kane, with the crowd chanting "Hug him back" at Kane before Kane hugged Bryan; the crowd then chanted "One more time" until the two hugged each other at the same time and then shook hands; moments later, the two began playfully slapping each other on the shoulder until it escalated into a fight in the ring and on the floor; Kane then grabbed a steel chair on the floor, hit Bryan with it, and dropped him with a chokeslam in the ring; Kane then put Bryan's head in the chair and attempted to come off the top before referees intervened, with Bryan then hitting Kane with the chair and running out of the ring; featured an ad promoting 'The 50 Greatest Finishing Moves in WWE History;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's Smackdown was SyFy's most watched regularly scheduled program for the 100th straight week; featured "Be a Star" comments from Carl Edwards, Cena, David Arquette, Perez Hilton, James Durbin, MGK, Sheamus, Kellen Lutz, Alicia Fox, James Roday, Angus T. Jones, and Jordin Sparks:
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Randy Orton with a roll over and grabbing the tights for leverage at 13:42; prior to the bout, Vickie introduced Ziggler from the entrance stage and said she had personal issues with AJ that she would address later in the night; following the bout, WWE IC Champion Mike Mizanin joined Michael Cole on commentary
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Sin Cara defeated Cody Rhodes & Tensai at 7:54 when Sin Cara pinned Rhodes with a swanton off the top after Mysterio hit the 619
WWE World Champion CM Punk fought World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus to a no contest in a non-title match; following Sheamus's entrance, Punk came out in street clothes and cut an in-ring promo saying he wouldn't be exploited at the 8pm hour simply because he's from Chicago; Punk then said he was taking the night off and left the ring; after Punk left ringside, Sheamus took the mic and said Punk disrespected the fans by walking away; moments later, Punk was shown backstage talking with AJ and saying he was taking a personal day; Punk then got in a waiting car and left the arena; Matt Striker then appeared and asked AJ what she would do for the match, with AJ then asking who Striker was before saying she would find Sheamus an opponent
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Jack Swagger in a non-title match at 2:43 via submission with a Texas Cloverleaf; Alberto Del Rio, and Ricardo Rodriguez, stood ringside for the match; after the bout, Rodriguez distracted Sheamus, allowing ADR to slide in the ring and attack Sheamus from behind; Sheamus then attacked Rodriguez and dropped ADR with White Noise; Sheamus then attempted the boot to the face, with Rodriguez shoving ADR out of the way and sustaining the move himself; during the commercial break, Rodriguez was tended to in the ring by medical personnel
Eve pinned Kaitlyn with the neckbreaker at 3:12; WWE Divas Champion Layla provided guest commentary for the bout; after the match, Eve shook Kaitlyn's hand and helped her to her feet; moments later, Eve confronted Layla at ringside and extended her hand for Layla to shake, with Layla reluctantly doing so
Ryback pinned Jinder Mahal with the Samoan Drop at 2:12
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro (w/ Aksana) pinned Santino Marella with the Neutralizer at 2:06; during his entrance, Cesaro & Aksana cut an insert promo in which he said he personified success; after the bout, Cesaro and Aksana kissed (Cesaro's debut with new theme music)
Zack Ryder pinned Heath Slater with the Rough Ryder at 3:02; prior to the bout, the commentary team discussed the Twitter war between the two; after the match, Vickie Guerrero walked out and said she wasn't leaving the ring until AJ came out; following the commercial break, Vickie argued about AJ recently putting Dolph Ziggler's Money in the Bank contract at stake in a match and then attacking Vickie the previous week; Vickie then began interviewing AJ as if she were sitting in the empty chair, aluding to the Clint Eastwood RNC speech; moments later, AJ appeared and said she got off the phone with the WWE Board of Directors who told her she can not put her hands on anyone and told AJ to apologize, which she did; Vickie then called her inept and demanded another apology, with the crowd chanting "Slap her;" AJ then apologized, with Vickie slapping her and reminding AJ that she couldn't touch her in response; Vickie then slapped her a second time before leaving the ring laughing and skipping backstage; moments later, AJ threw the chair and fell to the mat, starting to cry
Alberto Del Rio pinned John Cena in a falls count anywhere match at around the 14-minute mark after, as the two fought backstage, WWE World Champion CM Punk kicked Cena in the head and pulled ADR ontop of Cena for the win; during ADR's entrance, a Tout from David Otunga said he would address Ricardo Rodriguez's injuries on Smackdown; after the contest, Punk used a nearby car to drop Cena with the Go To Sleep; Punk then held up his title belt from the passenger's side; moments later, the driver's window came down to reveal Paul Heyman behind the wheel (the match began during the commercial break) (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)

Payback 2013 - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - June 16, 2013 (14,623; sell out)
Countdown show - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary, with Josh Matthews, the Big Show, R-Truth, & Cody Rhodes comprising a panel to discuss the night's major matches; included video packages promoting WWE World Champion John Cena vs. Ryback and CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho:
Sheamus pinned Damien Sandow with the boot to the face at 10:25
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; included a vignette promoting the return of Mark Henry the next night on Raw; featured an ad promoting Money in the Bank 2013; included a segment in which Josh Matthews, the Big Show, R-Truth, & Cody Rhodes discussed the results of the opening two matches; featured a vignette promoting the debut of the Wyatt Family; included a vignette promoting the return of Rob Van Dam at Money in the Bank; featured a segment in which Matthews, Show, Truth, & Rhodes discussed the result of the World Heavyweight Title match, with Alberto Del Rio, with Ricardo Rodriguez, then interrupting, playing to the booing crowd, and said he proved why he was deserving of being champion; ADR then asked Chicago and the world for their support, with the crowd booing as Rodriguez said his name over the mic; included a fatherhood.gov commercial featuring Matt Lauer:
Curtis Axel (w/ Paul Heyman) defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett and Mike Mizanin to win the title at 10:36 by pinning Barrett as Barrett was caught in Miz's figure-4; moments later, Axel and Heyman celebrated backstage until they were confronted by Triple H; without saying a word, Triple H wouldn't allow Axel to pass until Vince McMahon appeared and congratulated both Axel and Heyman; after Axel and Heyman left, McMahon talked about how excited he was to see Triple H vs. Axel on Raw, with Triple H saying he wasn't interested
AJ (w/ Big E Langston) defeated WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn via submission to win the title at 9:55 with the Black Widow, moments after the champion struck her head in the corner after missing a charge; after the contest, Kaitlyn cried as the crowd chanted "You tapped out;" moments later, Layla came out to the aisle to console her and help her backstage; following replays, Layla spoke with Kaitlyn backstage, who was also consoled by Natalya Neidhart and Alicia Fox before she left them
WWE US Champion Dean Ambrose defeated Kane via count-out at 9:34 after dropping the challenger with a DDT on the floor
Alberto Del Rio pinned World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ WWE Divas Champion AJ) with an enziguri at 13:50, moments after Ziggler hit the Zig Zag but was too injured to make the cover; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; early in the bout, there were chants of "RVD;" Big E Langston also escorted the champion but was ejected from ringside at the 4-minute mark; late in the match, ADR was booed and played the heel while Ziggler was cheered; Ziggler was tended to by the ringside medic after taking a series of blows to the head; the crowd chanted "Ziggler" after the match as he and an emotional AJ went backstage
CM Punk (w/ Paul Heyman) pinned Chris Jericho at 21:21 after twice consecutively hitting the Go To Sleep; during Jericho's entrance, the commentary team promoted the WWE YouTube account; Punk wore Chicago Blackhawks inspired tights for the match; there were tights of "Colt Cabana" and "This is awesome" during the match; Jericho worked heel as the match progressed (Punk's in-ring return after a 10-week absence)
WWE Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns defeated Randy Orton & Daniel Bryan at 12:09 when Rollins pinned Bryan with a running knee to the head, moments after Orton accidentally shoved Bryan in the way of a spear from Reigns and was then knocked to the floor by Rollins; during the bout, there were chants of "RVD"
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Ryback in a 3 Stages of Hell match at 24:37, 2-1; fall #1: Ryback pinned Cena with Shellshocked in a lumberjack match at 7:31; lumberjacks for the match included Kane, Mike Mizanin, R-Truth, Heath Slater, Drew McIntyre, Jinder Mahal, Darren Young, Titus O'Neil, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Zack Ryder, Justin Gabriel, Alex Riley, the Great Khali, Epico, Primo Colon, JTG, Damien Sandow, Brodus Clay, Ted Dibiase Jr., WWE IC Champion Curtis Axel, Wade Barrett, Sheamus, Cody Rhodes, Sin Cara, Antonio Cesaro, Tensai, Yoshi Tatsu, Curt Hawkins, and Big E Langston; during the second fall, there were dueling chants for Cena; fall #2: Cena defeated Ryback in a tables match at 16:05 with the FU; fall #3: Cena defeated Ryback in an ambulance match after sending him through the roof of the vehicle with the FU

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - September 23, 2013
Raw - featured an opening video package noting the passing of Angelo Savoldi; included an opening segment in which the 10 men that came to Daniel Bryan's aid the previous week stood at the entrance stage, with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon coming out to the ring as WWE US Champion Dean Ambrose, WWE Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns stood guard at ringside; Triple H then took the mic and said he asked the 10 to come out, with Stephanie then thanking them for stepping up and "finally being men;" Rob Van Dam then spoke up and said they exactly were fighting for Bryan; Triple H then questioned Dolph Ziggler if he was fighting for Bryan or if he should be the one fighting for the title at Battleground; Stephanie then questioned the others as to if they thought they deserved to be the face of the WWE; Triple H said all the men were frustrated and he would give them an opportunity by facing the Shield in a handicap elimination match, and Bryan would be their partner; Stephanie then said the fans would choose who would face Randy Orton later in the night, either Ziggler, RVD, or R-Truth; included an ad promoting 'John Cena's Fast Lane;' featured Renee Young conducting a backstage interview with Mike Mizanin regarding the attack he sustained the previous week from Randy Orton, with Triple H stepping in, saying he wouldn't allow Miz near Orton, but Miz TV would feature the Big Show as his guest later in the show; included an in-ring segment of Miz TV in which Miz discussed being humiliated by Orton the previous week before introducing Show as his guest; Miz then said it was time for Show to stand up against Stephanie; moments later, Stephanie interrupted, made fun of Miz for "peaking too soon," but Miz was the WWE's guy for media appearances and promotions in overseas countries; Stephanie then ordered Show to knock out Miz, which he did with a punch; Show then left the ring, with Stephpanie then leaving as Miz was tended to in the ring; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 30 tickets going on sale Nov. 16; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE.com is translated into 20 different languages worldwide; featured an ad promoting 'Triple H: Thy Kingdom Come;' included a vignette promoting the debut of Los Matadores the following week; featured a look at WWE '14; included a backstage segment in which Orton confronted Brie & Nikki Bella, telling Brie that what he did to RVD would be a fraction of what he would do to "her boyfriend" Daniel Bryan; featured a look at 'Thy Kingdom Come;' included a backstage segment with Stephanie and WWE Divas Champion AJ in which AJ complained about her upcoming tag team match; featured the announcement CM Punk would face Ryback at Battleground; included an in-ring promo by Punk, wearing a Blackhawks jersey, in which he said he let everyone down at Night of Champions but then talked about how the Blackhawks have been down but they get back up, go into overtime, and win; moments later, Paul Heyman interrupted at the entrance stage, on a scooter, and made fun of the fact Punk was from Chicago - the second city - and added Punk came in second at Night of Champions; Punk responded by saying he would rip Heyman's face off, with Heyman adding he beat Punk with both hands tied behind his back; Heyman went to drive away but, when his scooter stalled, Punk came running after him; Ryback and WWE IC Champion Curtis Axel immediately jumped Punk on either side; Punk eventually fought them off, sending Axel into the video stage and diving onto Ryback on the arena floor; moments later, Ryback press slammed Punk through a nearby table; Heyman stood off his scooter and gave the mic to Ryback, with Ryback saying what happened to Punk is what happens to bullies; following the commercial break, Punk was tended to near the entrance stage; featured an Orton video from WWE.com showing him hitting 30 RKOs on various opponents through his career; included a backstage promo by the Shield regarding their upcoming main event match; featured the announcement Ziggler would challenge Ambrose on Smackdown:
World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated Kofi Kingston in a non-title match via submission with the cross armbreaker at 14:03; prior to the bout, footage was shown of ADR attacking Rob Van Dam backstage on Smackdown
Luke Harper & Erick Rowan (w/ Bray Wyatt) defeated Darren Young & Titus O'Neil at 4:30 when Harper pinned O'Neil with the discuss clothesline; after the match, Wyatt ran into the ring and dropped Young with Sister Abigail
Randy Orton fought Rob Van Dam (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) to a double count-out at 8:38 when Orton attacked RVD outside the ring; the crowd picked RVD via a WWE app poll, with RVD earning 57% of the vote compared to Dolph Ziggler's 26% and R-Truth's 17%; after the contest, Orton threw RVD into the steel ring steps and across the commentary table; moments later, Orton dropped RVD with a DDT from the top turnbuckle; following the commercial break, footage was shown of World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio attacking RVD in the ring and applying the cross armbreaker
Fandango (w/ Summer Rae) pinned Santino Marella with the legdrop off the top at 3:46, moments after Summer Rae distracted Marella
Natalya Neidhart, Nikki & Brie Bella (w/ Eva Marie), Cameron & Naomi (w/ JoJo) defeated WWE Divas Champion AJ, Alicia Fox, Aksana, Tamina, & Layla at 1:54 when Brie pinned AJ with a facebuster
Daniel Bryan, Rob Van Dam, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Dolph Ziggler, Darren Young & Titus O'Neil, Justin Gabriel, & Zack Ryder defeated WWE US Champion Dean Ambrose, WWE Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns in an elimination match at 23:11; Ambrose pinned RVD with the modified DDT at 2:55 after RVD struck the ringpost shoulder-first; Ambrose pinned Kingston with the modified DDT at 8:08; Reigns pinned O'Neil with the spear at 9:44; Reigns pinned Gabriel with the spear at 10:02; Reigns pinned Ryder with the spear at 10:35 as Ryder attempted the Broski Boot; Jey pinned Reigns with the splash off the top after a superkick from Jimmy at 11:24; Rollins pinned Young with a flying knee to the head at 17:20 as Young had Ambrose covered with a roll up; Ziggler pinned Ambrose with the Zig Zag at 18:39; Rollins pinned Truth with a running stomp to the head at 21:10; Bryan pinned Rollins with the running knee to the head; following his entrance, Bryan cut a promo about how ridiculous it was that he would conspire with the referee to make a fast count on Randy Orton when Orton was already knocked out at Night of Champions; Bryan went on to say it didn't matter what version of Orton shows up at Battleground because he would beat him regardless; during the Sheild's entrance through the crowd, they were jumped at ringside by Cody Rhodes and Goldust, who themselves came out of the crowd; Rhodes and Goldust assaulted the Shield until they were pulled away by security and taken backstage; Kingston's shoulder was heavily taped as a result of his match earlier in the show; RVD's arm and ribs were heavily taped as well; late in the match, Ambrose and Reigns returned ringside but were easily fought off by Ziggler and the Usos

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - December 26, 2013 (10,000)
Dolph Ziggler defeated Ryback
Natalya Neidhart defeated WWE Divas Champion AJ in a non-title match
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Mike Mizanin & Kofi Kingston in an impromptu match; prior to the match, Miz had Kingston as a guest of MizTV to talk about their recent issued, with Vickie Guerrero then interrupting and putting them in the tag team bout
Wade Barrett pinned Tyson Kidd
Daniel Bryan, Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Bray Wyatt, Erick Rowan, & Luke Harper in a steel cage match; stipulations stated the winning team would be that in which all three members could escape the cage; Bryan and Harper were the last two in the ring, with Bryan escaping
WWE IC Champion Big E Langston defeated Damien Sandow and R-Truth
Mark Henry defeated Fandango in a dance off; fans had the choice to vote on either a dance off (which won at 51%) or a match (49%); the results of the poll drew boos from the crowd; Henry won, then fought off Fandango and hit the powerslam
CM Punk defeated WWE US Champion Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, & Roman Reigns in a handicap match by pinning Ambrose with the Go To Sleep

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