WWF / WWE SMACKDOWN! (1999-Present)

2012

1/3/12; Little Rock, AR; Verizon Arena
1/6/12 - featured Michael Cole & Josh Matthews on commentary, without Booker T; included a bacstage segment in which Dustin Rhodes congratulated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes on his win over Booker T, with Cody saying he had nothing to say to Dustin and he was a bigger star than either Dustin or Dusty Rhodes; Cody then said he could make him a laughing stock if he ever wanted to put the gold paint on again; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long and WWE US Champion Zack Ryder in which Ryder said he could no longer be Long's assistant, then bringing in Santino Marella as his replacement; Drew McIntyre appeared, with Santino reminding him that he lost the previous week; Long then said Drew needs to win his match against Santino later in the show, with Marella earning the assistant job if he wins and Drew perhaps keeping his job if he wins; Aksana then walked in, with Long suggesting they have dinner after the show; included a video package recapping the 2008 Royal Rumble, won by John Cena; featured a backstage segment with AJ and Alicia Fox in which AJ talked about her New Year celebration with World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan, with Fox saying he would lose the belt later in the show; Bryan then walked in, reminded Fox that he pinned Show to win the title, and told AJ not to worry about him; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE provides Raw, Smackdown, and all pay-per-views to the American Forces Network, which is broadcast to all US military in 175 countries and Naval ships at sea; included an in-ring promo by Wade Barrett in which he recapped Randy Orton's injury the previous week, falling down the staircase, noting Orton sustained a herniated disc and would never be mentally prepared to return to the ring; Barrett then noted the Royal Rumble would be held in Orton's hometown of St. Louis, and he would be the winner; Barrett noted no one else could stand in his way, with Sheamus interrupting and comparing Barrett to his uncle, who was a sheepherder; Jinder Mahal then appeared and helped double team Sheamus; Sheamus eventually made the comeback only to eventually sustain Barrett's Winds of Change; after Barrett left the ring, Mahal applied the Camel Clutch on Sheamus; featured a video package recapping Bryan's world title win at TLC; included an ad promoting 'WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2011;' featured footage from WWE '12 of Bryan vs. Michael Cole, with Cole winning with an ankle lock to win the world title; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with the Big Show about his upcoming title shot against Bryan, with Bryan appearing and taking exception to Show describing him as a "good wrestler;" Bryan then said if he had Show's size and his own skill, he wouldn't have had the shortest title reign ever, then telling Show to take his hand off his shoulder; featured anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, Areil Winter, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; included the announcement Sheamus would face Mahal the following week; featured a video package recapping the 1988 Royal Rumble won by Jim Duggan:
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Booker T with the Beautiful Disaster at 11:32; after Rhodes went backstage, Booker acknowledged the crowd for their support
Hornswoggle defeated Heath Slater in an over the top rope challenge at 1:34 by pulling Slater over the top rope by his hair; after the bout, Slater attacked Hornswoggle, with Justin Gabriel running out, and hitting the 450 splash on Slater before tending to Hornswoggle
Hunico (w/ Camacho) pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. at 3:04 with an armbar into a backslide; during his entrance, Hunico cut a promo on Dibiase's posse parties, noting they've not been invited
Santino Marella pinned Drew McIntyre with the Cobra at 2:31; stipulations stated Marella would become Teddy Long's assistant if he won and McIntyre might keep his job if he won; following the commercial break, there was a backstage segment with Long and McIntyre in which McIntyre blamed his loss on the referee, with Long telling him if he lost the following week then he could be fired; Marella then appeared and celebrated his win
Primo Colon & Epico (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne in a non-title match at 3:50 when Primo pinned Bourne after Epico pulled Primo out of the way of Air Bourne; prior to the bout, a pretaped insert promo aired in which Rosa spoke Spanish about Kingston & Bourne
Tamina pinned Natalya Neidhart with a Samoan Drop and the splash off the top at 1:44; prior to the bout, footage was shown from Jim Neidhart and Jimmy Snuka's WWE careers
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan defeated the Big Show via disqualification at 9:44 when Bryan, after Show powered out of the LeBell Lock, went to the floor, picked a fight with Mark Henry - who provided guest commentary for the bout - and provoked Henry to shove him; after the bout, Bryan celebrated around ringside as Show looked on

1/10/12; Laredo, TX
1/13/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan in which he said Big Show deserved the previous week's rematch and he himself wasn't one to pass on to another challenger after a disqualification victory; Bryan then said fans on the Internet were saying he intentionally disqualified himself to keep the title - then calling out "HeymanRules512" - and said that was why he told Show he could get a rematch any time, any place; he then added he thought the No DQ, no count-out stipulation was excessive since all the problems had to deal with Mark Henry, then adding Henry should be suspended for interrupting in the bout; Henry then appeared and said Teddy Long spoke with him and, as a result of his actions the previous week, Henry would be banned from ringside for the title match; after Bryan said it had nothing to do with him anyway, Henry said he would get his own title match the following week; included a John Cena vs. Rock WrestleMania 28 ad; featured a backstage segment with Bryan and AJ in which AJ said she was proud of Bryan and, win, lose, or draw, she loved him; included a video package recapping the 1998 Royal Rumble won by Steve Austin; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE Be a Star won Best Social Good Cause Campaign of 2011; included a video package announcing Edge would be inducted into the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame, set to "Tonight" by Seether, with comments from Cena, Christian, WWE World Champion CM Punk, and Randy Orton; featured a backstage segment with Long and Santino Marella in which Marella had a long list of ideas he wanted to do as Long's assistant, with David Otunga then appearing to discuss the Royal Rumble match; Santino the challenged Otunga to a match, which Long agreed to; Long then prepared to see Aksana but Drew McIntyre then walked in, with Long threatening him with being fired if he didn't win his match; included an ad promoting the following week's Smackdown from Las Vegas; featured a backstage segment with Show and referee Jack Doane in which they discussed the upcoming title match, with AJ then walking in and talking privately with Show in which she said she didn't want to see Bryan get hurt; after Show said he didn't want to hurt Bryan either, Bryan walked in and accused Show of trying to take his girl and his title; Show responded by saying the title had changed Bryan and not for the better; included an ad promoting 'WWE's Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2011;' featured a video package recapping the 2002 Royal Rumble won by Triple H; included the announcement that the Four Horsemen - Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Barry Windham, and JJ Dillon - would be inducted into the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame, with comments from Shawn Michaels, Jim Ross, Dusty Rhodes, and Steve Austin; featured a "Did you know?" graphic noting Kane eliminated 11 men from the 2001 Royal Rumble, a record that still stands; included an ad promoting WWE Hall of Fame tickets going on sale the following day; featured a promo by Wade Barrett at the entrance stage in which he said he wasn't impressed by Sheamus's match earlier in the show and that he was a man of class and would win the Royal Rumble; Barrett then challenged Sheamus to a match the following week, thanked the fans, and said "May God save the Queen":
Justin Gabriel pinned Heath Slater with the 450 splash at 2:49 after Hornswoggle distracted Slater late in the bout, allowing Gabriel to knock Slater off the top rope; after the match, Hornswoggle and Gabriel celebrated together in the ring
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ezekiel Jackson in a non-title match at 2:16 with the Beautiful Disaster and Crossroads; prior to the bout, Rhdoes cut an in-ring promo in which he noted his five months as champion, noting he had outshined Pedro Morales, Tito Santana, Booker T, and Goldust, and would win the Royal Rumble; Rhodes then said he was "going to pull an Ultimate Warrior" by holding both the WWE IC Championship and World Heavyweight Championship
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Drew McIntyre with Dream Street at 3:46; following the ring entrances, Hunico, alongside Camacho, came out with Hunico providing guest commentary for the bout
Sheamus pinned Jinder Mahal with the boot to the face at 3:57; during his entrance, Mahal cut a promo in which he said he was glad no one expected him to win the Royal Rumble, thus making him more dangerous
David Otunga pinned Santino Marella at 2:02 with a fireman's carry into a side slam after avoiding the Cobra
Brodus Clay pinned Tyson Kidd with the running crossbody at the 13-second mark; Naomi and Ariane from Tough Enough served as his escorts; after the match, Teddy Long was shown dancing backstage to Clay's song before Aksana walked in and discussed Smackdown being in Las Vegas the following week
Tamina pinned Natalya Neidhart with the splash off the top at the 57-second mark (Tamina's debut with new music and a Jimmy Snuka-inspired entrance)
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ AJ) fought the Big Show to a no contest in a No DQ, no count-out match at the 10-minute mark when the match was stopped after Show accidentally collided with AJ on the floor, knocking her out; Show then stood by and cried as Bryan and medics tended to AJ; she was then fitted with a neckbrace and placed on a stretcher before being taken backstage; Bryan and Show walked alongside the stretcher, before Bryan yelled at Show, calling him reckless and blaming him for AJ's injuries; Bryan then poked Show in the chest and called him a bastard, causing Show to break down as the show ended; during the segment, there was a brief "She's OK" chant from the crowd

1/17/12; Las Vegas, NV; Thomas & Mack Center
1/20/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan in which he said it was a sin - noting they were in Las Vegas - what Big Show did to AJ the previous week and that Show was bitter over his title loss at TLC; Bryan went on to say AJ sustained head trauma, a cervical sprain, and that her career could be over because she loved him; Bryan responded by saying he had a great admiration for her as well and said Show wasn't in the building and that was in Show's best interest; Bryan then said Show should do the decent thing and quit; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Aksana in which Long showed off the wheel that would determine the stipulations for the matches later in the show; WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes then walked in, insulted Goldust, and spun a 'Spinner's Choice' so he could pick his own opponent; Rhodes then picked Hornswoggle, who was playing cards nearby with Santino Marella, Ezekiel Jackson, and Alicia Fox; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the WWE was proud to partner with the National Literacy Trust in the UK; included a backstage segment with Mark Henry and Long in which Long had Henry spin the wheel, with Henry landing on lumberjack match; featured a video package on the 2011 Royal Rumble won by Alberto Del Rio; included a backstage segment with Long and Aksana, with Sheamus interrupting and Aksana spinning the wheel for his match against Wade Barrett, with the wheel landing on a tables match; featured comments from David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, CM Punk, Evan Bourne, John Cena, Melissa Farman, Alicia Fox, Eve, Sheamus, and others about being bullied and the 'Be A Star' program; included a backstage segment in which Long fired Drew McIntyre, with Santino Marella walking in and asking Long to reconsider because he wanted another match against him to prove his previous win was not a fluke; the wheel was then spun to determine their match, with it landing on a blindfold match; featured a preview of the Royal Rumble as played on WWE '12; included an ad promoting the return of Randy Orton the following week:
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Justin Gabriel (sub. for Hornswoggle) (w/ Hornswoggle) in a non-title match at 3:33 with Crossroads after dropping Gabriel across the top rope; prior to the bout, Rhodes attacked Hornswoggle in the aisle before Gabriel ran out to make the save and challenged Rhodes in Hornswoggle's place; after accepting, Rhodes clarified it would be non-title
WWE Tag Team Champions Epico & Primo Colon (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso in a Texas Tornado match at 2:40 when Primo scored the pin with the Back Stabber as the Uso had Epico covered following the splash off the top; following the ring entrances, Booker T was shown playing with the new WWE Tornado Takedown playset at the commentary table
Brodus Clay defeated Vickie Guerrero in a dance off; following Clay's entrance, Vickie interrupted and did her own dance, like that of Elaine from 'Seinfeld,' with Cameron and Naomi then dancing in response; after the contest, William Regal came out, blamed for the crowd for laughing at Vickie, and helped her from the ring; Brodus then egged Regal into competing in the dance contest as well; after Regal danced, Brodus hit him with the running crossbody and continued to dance
Wade Barrett defeated Sheamus in a tables match at 6:42 after throwing Sheamus into a table set up in the corner after Sheamus knocked an interfering Jinder Mahal off the apron; after Barrett left ringside, Mahal attempted to put Sheamus through another table but Sheamus fought him off, kicked him in the face, and rammed him into a table set up in the corner
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Hunico (w/ Camacho) in a flag match at around the 2-minute mark by retrieving the American flag positioned on a pole above the ringpost; following the ring entrances, Teddy Long was shown backstage spinning the wheel to determine the stipulation; prior to the bout, a pre-taped insert promo aired from Dibiase about Hunico & Camacho
Santino Marella pinned Drew McIntyre in a blindfold match with the Cobra at 2:09
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan fought Mark Henry to a no contest in a lumberjack match at around the 10-minute mark when the lumberjacks began attacking both men, and then each other inside the ring; lumberjacks for the bout included Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Primo Colon & Epico, Curt Hawkins, Tyson Kidd, Jimmy & Jey Uso, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, Trent Barreta, Hunico, Camacho, Sheamus, Yoshi Tatsu, Ted Dibiase Jr., Tyler Reks, Heath Slater, and Drew McIntyre; after the contest, the lumberjacks fought each other as Bryan and Henry left the ring; moments later, Teddy Long confronted Bryan backstage, with Bryan and Long blaming each other for the finish; Long then set up a match between Bryan, Henry, and Big Show for the Royal Rumble in a steel cage

1/31/12; Omaha, NE; CenturyLink Center
2/3/12 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Teddy Long announced that World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, Wade Barrett, Randy Orton, the Big Show, and Mark Henry would compete in the Elimination Chamber match later in the month; moments later, Henry interrupted, arguing he shouldn't have to be in the Chamber and that he should get his title match later in the show against Bryan; Long then noted Henry lost his steel cage match at the Royal Rumble and he should be thankful he's getting a title rematch at all; after Henry argued, Long took him out of the Chamber and denied him a title shot later in the show; after Henry put his hands on Long, Long suspended Henry; moments later, Henry said he may as well earn his suspension, acting like he would injure Long; Sheamus then appeared and kicked Henry in the face, with Long then telling security to escort Henry from the building; Long then asked Sheamus who he would choose to challenge at WrestleMania, with Sheamus saying he would wait until after the Elimination Chamber to decide; Rhodes then appeared and said no one would remember Sheamus's Rumble win over his own impressive Rumble performance in which he eliminated six men and lasted more than 40 minutes, then saying he would hold both the IC and world titles; Long then said Rhodes would face Sheamus in the opening bout; included a backstage segment with Long and Drew McIntyre in which Long told Drew to find another way to impress him and be glad he still has a job; Santino Marella then appeared and brought in Jim Duggan as his new tag team partner, with Long putting them against WWE Tag Team Champions Primo Colon & Epico; after they left, Aksana appeared and found Duggan's 2x4 on the floor, with Duggan coming back to claim it; featured a video package announcing Mike Tyson for the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's Smackdown was the #1 show on SyFy for the 70th straight week; featured an ad promoting new WWE exclusive content on YouTube; included Michael Cole conducting an in-ring interview with Bryan regarding his title victory at the Rumble, with Cole admitting he was wrong about Bryan and extending his hand to Bryan to shake; Bryan instead took Cole's mic, told Cole the interview wasn't about Cole but about him; Bryan then told Cole to get out of the ring before then praising his own steel cage match win and talked about how good a role model he is and told the crowd to be vegans like himself; Bryan went on to say the fans in attendance were some of the worst offenders, with the crowd chanting "You suck" in response; Bryan went on to argue he shouldn't have to put the title up in the Elimination Chamber, especially against Show; he then blamed Show for injuring AJ and said he would complain to the board of directors if he had to; Show then appeared and called Bryan an arrogant ass and that he would lose the belt at the Elimination Chamber; Bryan then ranted about how he would never lose to Show, with Show attacking him and dropping him with the chokeslam; AJ, wearing a neckbrace, then appeared and distracted Show, as he was about to knock Bryan out with a punch, with Bryan escaping to the floor; AJ and Bryan then hugged on the floor before leaving ringside; included a backstage segment showing WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix and Natalya Neidhart preparing for their upcoming tag team match, with Natalya farting and then running off; Santino then walked down the hall, smelled it, and ran away; featured the announcement the Great Khali would replace Henry in the Elimination Chamber; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read 12 nationalisties were represented in the Royal Rumble match; featured a John Cena video package to hype his match with Rock at WrestleMania, to the tune of Machine Gun Kelly's "Invincible;" included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Randy Orton regarding his upcoming bout with Wade Barrett:
Sheamus pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title match at around the the 7-minute mark with the Celtic Cross (the bout began during the commercial break)
Hunico (w/ Camacho) fought Justin Gabriel to a no contest; during his entrance, Hunico cut a promo on Gabriel, with WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes - who was still ringside after the opening match - jumping Gabriel from behind; the three attacked Gabriel until the Great Khali cleared the ring and dropped Hunico with the tree slam
WWE Tag Team Champions Primo Colon & Epico (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated Santino Marella & Jim Duggan in a non-title match at 2:24 when Primo pinned Santino with a reversal into the Back Stabber after Rosa distracted Santino from the apron
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart defeated Tamina & Aksana at the 45-second mark when Beth pinned Aksana with the Glam Slam; after the bout, Natalya attempted to put Aksana in the Sharpshooter, only for Tamina to kick her in the face and hit the splash off the top
Randy Orton pinned Wade Barrett in a No DQ match at 16:55 with a RKO onto a steel chair, moments after a regular RKO; following Barrett's entrance, Teddy Long was shown watching backstage, with World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan and AJ coming in to discuss something with him; after the contest, Long told Bryan he would face Orton the following week; Bryan responded by saying he wasn't afraid of Orton and told AJ to stay backstage; moments later, Bryan ran out, played to the crowd, and left as Orton watched (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)

2/7/12; Tulsa, OK; BOK Center
2/10/12 - featured an in-ring promo by Sheamus in which he said he would choose after Elimination Chamber as to what champion he would face at WrestleMania, noting at least one of the two titles would change hands; he went on to say he was bullied as a child and bullied once he came to WWE and wouldn't change who he was as a result; moments later, Wade Barrett interrupted and said he hoped Sheamus would challenge for the WWE World Title because he himself would be World Heavyweight Champion at Elimination Chamber; WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes then appeared and noted he was the only one of the three to win at WrestleMania or be a current titleholder; Big Show soon followed, told Rhodes to shut up, and said himself vs. Sheamus at WrestleMania would be a match worth main eventing WrestleMania; Barrett then said even Snooki has had a more successful WrestleMania run, with Rhodes then joking as to who Show would lose to this year, noting it could be a boxer or sumo wrestler; Show and Sheamus then cleared Rhodes and Barrett from the ring; included footage from the previous week of Teddy Long suspending Mark Henry; featured a backstage segment with Long and Aksana, with World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan interrupting and calling out Long for holding a barbecue earlier, citing his vegan beliefs; Bryan then said he was sick to his stomach and wouldn't be competing in his scheduled match against Randy Orton; Long then said the match was still on and told Bryan to get ready for it; included an ad promoting WWE's exclusive YouTube content; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read John Cena has more than 10 million Facebook fans, more than the New York Giants, New England Patriots, and NFL Facebook pages combined; included a video package on the Rock, with comments from his parents, Rock, and Luis Guzman, and footage of Rock visiting Hawaii and talking about growing up there; featured a backstage segment with Natalya Neidhart and Tyson Kidd in which they talked about Natalya's farting issues; moments later, Hornswoggle walked by and passed out; included a WrestleMania ad noting the show was 51 days away; featured Michael Cole conducting an in-ring interview with AJ, wearing a neckbrace, about her injury; after Cole made fun of her, AJ said she blamed Cole himself for the injury and not Show, simply for his constant insults towards Bryan, AJ, and the divas division; AJ then called Cole a biased obnoxious jerk and said the WWE would be a better place if he would shut up; Cole replied by saying Bryan set AJ up to be run over by Show and that Bryan was using her; Cole then insulted Bryan and said she and him would be nothing more than footnotes in WWE history at Elimination Chamber, with Bryan then coming out and threatening to break both of Cole's arms; Bryan then cut a promo on the crowd and their lack of good nutrition and not helping th environment; Bryan then said he was taking AJ home because she had been traumatized enough; after they went backstage, Long confronted Bryan and said he would provide transportation for AJ if he wanted but that he would strip Bryan of the title if he left with her; included a video package on the Elimination Chamber; featured the announcement that John Laurinaitis had retained his Raw GM position, with Cole then speaking with Laurinaitis on the phone while he was on tour in Abu Dhabi:
The Great Khali pinned Jinder Mahal with the tree slam at 2:06; prior to the bout, a pretaped promo by Mahal aired in which he said he would beat Khali and demand to replace him in the Elimination Chamber match
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Alicia Fox in a non-title match with the Glam Slam at 1:18; after the bout, Phoenix attempted to hit the move a second time, only for Tamina to run out; the two then stared at each other before Phoenix left the ring
Sheamus & the Big Show defeated Wade Barrett & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes at 13:30 when Sheamus pinned Barrett with the boot to the face
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Hunico (w/ Camacho) with a reversal into a roll up at 2:40; Dibiase wore a cast on his left wrist for the bout
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Randy Orton via disqualification in a non-title match at 13:02 when Big Show, who provided guest commentary for the bout, shoved Bryan on the floor after Bryan became physical with him; after the bout, Orton dropped Bryan with the RKO in the ring, then confronted Show on the floor; Orton and Show then brawled as Bryan watched from the aisle

2/14/12; Fresno, CA; Save Mart Center
2/17/12 - featured an opening backstage segment showing Randy Orton sitting with Teddy Long and glaring at him after being told he could not compete in the Elimination Chamber as a result of sustaining a concussion; Long then said security would escort Orton from the building for his own good, with Orton then getting up and leaving; included a backstage segment with Long speaking on the phone about how to fill Orton's spot in the Elimination Chamber; moments later, Mark Henry walked in and said there was no one else but him to put in Orton's spot and that Long needed him; moments later, Big Show walked in and told Long he wanted World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan later that night; Henry took exception to Show interrupting him, with Show knocking Henry out with a punch and then starting to destroy Long's office while demanding a match with Bryan; featured an ad promoting the following Tuesday's live Smackdown; included a backstage segment in which Long told security to escort Show from the building, with security guards sayiing they didn't want to get near Show; Long then walked off looking "for backup;" featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers US military personnel free tickets to live events in the US; included a video package recapping the previous week's altercation between Triple H and Shawn Michaels on Raw; featured a backstage segment with Long, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, and Wade Barrett talking about Orton's replacement in the Elimination Chamber, with Long saying he was inviting everyone in the building to compete in a battle royal to earn the shot; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's shown was seen by more viewers than both NBA games on ESPN; featured an ad promoting 'The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2011;' included a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis, David Otunga, and Long talking about the battle royal, with Laurinaitis saying Otunga would win the battle royal to ensure the winner would have the proper name recognition and charisma to add to the Elimination Chamber; featured an ad promoting WWE's YouTube content:
The Big Show & Great Khali defeated Wade Barrett & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes at 3:35 when Show pinned Barrett with the chokeslam; after the bout, Khali congratulated his partner, with Show knocking Khali out with a punch and leaving the ring
Hunico (w/ Camacho) pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after Camacho attacked Dibiase behind the referee's back at 1:48
WWE Tag Team Champions Epico & Primo Colon (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso in a non-title match at 4:47 when Primo scored the pin with the Back Stabber after lifting his knees to block the splash off the top; after the bout, Michael Cole announced that Big Show opted to leave the arena voluntarily
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Sheamus via disqualification in a non-title impromptu match at 6:44 when Sheamus shoved down the referee after Bryan spat at him; prior to the bout, Bryan in which he bragged about his assault on Orton and Show Monday during Raw, then noting both men had already been escorted from the building earlier in the show before saying they had no guts for not facing him then and there; Bryan then said everyone was afraid of him because he keeps on winning, he proved all the fans wrong who thought he couldn't win the title, and would prove them wrong again at Elimination Chamber; Bryan then said he would have beaten Orton in their advertised match on the show as he will win Sunday; Bryan then had Lilian Garcia announced him as the winner of their match via forfeit; moments later, Long interrupted him and said he had a volunteer to face Bryan, with Sheamus walking out
Jinder Mahal defeated Ezekiel Jackson via submission with the Camel Clutch at 2:08
Tamina & Alicia Fox defeated WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart at 2:52 when Tamina pinned Natalya with the splash off the top; late in the bout, Natalya had Fox in the Sharpshooter but the referee became distracted after Natalya apparently passed gass in the ring; after the bout, Tamina fought off Phoenix and attempted to hit the splash off the top but Beth rolled to the floor and yelled at Tamina she would never take the title
Santino Marella won a battle royal by last eliminationg David Otunga at 16:10; other participants included Jimmy & Jey Uso, Curt Hawkins, Tyler Reks, Ezekiel Jackson, Justin Gabriel, Drew McIntyre, Heath Slater, Darren Young, Michael McGillicutty, Yoshi Tatsu, Titus O'Neil, Percy Watson, Derrick Bateman, WWE Tag Team Champions Epico & Primo Colon, Jinder Mahal, Hunico, Camacho, Ted Dibiase Jr., Tyson Kidd, and Johnny Curtis; stipulations stated the winner would earn a spot in the Elimination Chamber match on Sunday

2/21/12; Rockford, IL; BMO Harris Bank Center
2/21/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan, alongside AJ, in which he said no one believed him when he said after winning Money in the Bank that he would headline WrestleMania; Bryan then made fun of Santino Marella's Rocky-like story, then saying he was the real Rocky for going through the Elimination Chamber, then yelling "Yo, AJ, I did it!"; as the crowd chanted "CM Punk," Bryan said Sheamus destroyed his victory moment at the Elimination Chamber and he would get revenge by beating Sheamus at WrestleMania, as well as beating Punk later in the show; Mike Mizanin then interrupted, said he knew Bryan had it in him the whole time, and then congratulated him for being in the main event of WrestleMania; as Miz suggested they someday become a tag team, Sheamus walked out and confronted Bryan, with Miz stepping in his way and calling out Sheamus for interrupting them both; moments later, Bryan slapped Sheamus, then ran off with AJ as Sheamus laid out Miz in the ring; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Aksana in which Aksana said she hoped Long would be GM of both Raw and Smackdown; moments later, John Laurinaitis and David Otunga walked in, with Long saying he had their office set up in the men's room; Otunga then said he would again beat Ezekiel Jackson, just like he did on Raw; featured an ad promoting the Rock on Raw the following week; included clips from the upcoming episode of SyFy's "Face Off;" featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown is airing live in more than 30 countries, including England, Iraq, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, and Italy; featured a video package announcing Ron Simmons being inducted into the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame; included a backstage segment set to Eurgene's WWE theme of Santino training his cobra for target practice; moments later, Heath Slater interrupted, with Marella spraying water in Slater's face and acting like the cobra did it; featured a look at Punk's Twitter war with Chris Brown; included a WrestleMania ad to the tune of Flo Rida's "Good Feeling;" featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with the Big Show regarding WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes costing him the battle royal win on Raw, then saying he would take it out on Mark Henry later in the show; included a video package recapping the previous night's in-ring segment between Triple H and the Undertaker, leading to them agreeing to a WrestleMania match in Hell in a Cell; featured a clip of "Are you Serious" hosted by Josh Matthews & Road Dogg; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the Rock has more Twitter followers than John Cena; featured the announcement WWE.com would have an interview with Eve to explain her actions on Raw; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Punk regarding his upcoming match with Bryan and then facing Chris Jericho at WrestleMania; featured an ad promoting 'The Epic Jouney of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson':
Sheamus pinned Mike Mizanin in an impromptu bout with the Emerald Frosion at around the 7-minute mark (the bout began during the commercial break)
Dolph Ziggler & WWE US Champion Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Kofi Kingston & R-Truth at 2:45 when Ziggler pinned Kingston with an eye gouge and the Zig Zag
The Great Khali pinned Drew McIntyre with a chop to the head and tree slam at the 33-second mark
Mark Henry defeated the Big Show via count-out at around the 5-minute mark when Show knocked Henry out with a punch and then stalked WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes backstage; late in the bout, Rhodes interrupted to make fun of Show and show footage of Show vs. Akebono in a sumo match at WrestleMania 21; the bell didn't ring and no official announcement was made as to the winner
David Otunga pinned Ezekiel Jackson with a spinebuster at 1:21; prior to the bout, Teddy Long escorted Jackson out to the entrance stage, with Otunga escorted out by John Laurinaitis, during which Laurinaitis mocked Long's dancing; early in the bout, a pretaped insert promo by Jackson aired in which he said Otunga would be the one going down in the rematch
WWE World Champion CM Punk fought World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan in a non-title match to a draw at 29:41; Punk initially won the match by pinning Bryan with a kick to the head at 9:55 after Sheamus ran out and threw Bryan back into the ring after Bryan attempted to get himself counted-out; moments later, John Laurinaitis interrupted and said he was restarting the match due to the outside interference; Bryan pinned Punk at 14:37 with a roll over and grabbing the ring ropes for leverage, with Teddy Long then coming out and restarting the match as well; the finish saw Punk hit a superplex, with Bryan hook the legs for a cover and all four shoulders being down for the pinfall; during Punk's entrance and the match, Michael Cole played up the Twitter war between Punk and Chris Brown; following the bout, Long and Laurinaitis argued over who the winner was, with Laurinaitis raising Bryan's hand and Long raising Punk's; Laurinaitis and Long then argued, with Long eventually storming off as the show ended

3/6/12; Uncasville, CT; Mohegan Sun Arena
3/9/12:
WWE US Champion Santino Marella defeated Jack Swagger in a steel cage match
Drew McIntyre defeated Hornswoggle
Mark Henry defeated Ezekiel Jackson
Teddy Long defeated John Laurinaitis
R-Truth & Kofi Kingston defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Primo Colon & Epico in a non-title match
Randy Orton, Sheamus, & the Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ AJ), WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, & Mike Mizanin at around the 13-minute mark when Orton pinned Miz with the RKO; late in the match, Show chased Rhodes backstage; after the bout, Kane dragged Orton to the floor, with the two brawling at ringside and into the crowd (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)

3/13/12; Columbus, OH; Nationwide Arena
3/16/12 - featured an opening in-ring segment of the Peep Show in which Christian noted the upcoming 12-man tag team match at WrestleMania between Teddy Long and John Laurinaitis; moments later, Laurinaitis came out with David Otunga and Long came out with Aksana, with Christian then saying he would allow both men to vie to have him on their respective team; Christian then said Long could have him if he got his one more match for the world title; Long then said, once his team wins and he runs both Raw and Smackdown, then anyone wanting a title shot would have to earn it in the ring; Laurinaitis then said he would offer Christian his title shot, with Christian agreeing to be on Laurinaitis's team at WrestleMania; Long then tried to book Christian in a match for later in the show, with Laurinaitis saying he wasn't yet medically cleared; Long instead picked Otunga to be in the opening match, and announced Kofi Kingston would be the newest member of his WrestleMania team; included a backstage segment with World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan outside the divas locker room, then talking with AJ in which he said they were the new power couple of the WWE, like Randy Savage & Elizabeth, Triple H & Stephanie McMahon, or Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie; Bryan then said he set up a match for AJ that could lead her to a WWE Divas Title shot, with the two then kissing; after AJ left, Bryan wiped his mouth with his hand; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 200 Make a Wish families will be guests at WrestleMania; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes regarding his upcoming WrestleMania title defense against the Big Show; featured a WrestleMania ad to the tune of Flo-Rida's "Good Feeling;" featured comments from David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, Melissa Farman, Alicia Fox, Sheamus, and others about being bullied and the 'Be A Star' program; included an in-ring promo by Randy Orton in which he referenced his recent altercations with Kane, then called Kane out to the ring; moments later, Kane appeared and showed footage of Orton beating him the previous July, with Kane shaking Orton's hand after the match; Kane then said the person that shook Orton's hand that night was gone, replaced by someone who had no humanity left in him; Kane then said he needed closure and wouldn't have it until he destroyed Orton, with Orton daring him to come out to the ring to try to finish what he started; Kane then said he would instead wait to do it at WrestleMania; featured an ad promoting 'The Epic Journey of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson;' included an ad for David Otunga's law office; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read there would be more than 300 appearances by WWE superstars, divas and legends during the four days of Axxess; included footage from Z! True Long Island Story of Zack Ryder pushing to be part of Long's team at WrestleMania; included an ad promoting the new WWE.com Kofi Kingston (w/ WWE US Champion Santino Marella) pinned David Otunga with the spin kick to the face at around the 5-minute mark after Otunga knocked Marella off the apron; Teddy Long, alongside Aksana, and John Laurinaitis, alongside Christian, provided guest commentary for the match; Christian was ejected late in the bout after Long told the referee he interfered behind the referee's back, with Long and Laurinaitis then arguing at ringside; after the bout, Kingston, Long, and Aksana celebrated in the ring (the bout began during the commercial break)
AJ (w/ World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan) pinned Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) with a reversal into a roll up at 2:29 after Bryan prevented the Bellas from switching places in the ring
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned the Great Khali in a non-title match with the Beautiful Disaster at 3:14
The Big Show defeated Drew McIntyre via referee's decision at 1:50 after McIntyre sustained the chokeslam and punch to the face; following McIntyre's entrance, Teddy Long appeared on the big screen and said he was excited to see McIntyre back so he could book him against Show
Mark Henry pinned Yoshi Tatsu with the powerslam at 1:39
Chris Jericho defeated Sheamus via count-out at 15:20, moments after Jericho knocked Sheamus off the apron onto the commentary table, with World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan then hitting a running dropkick to Sheamus behind the referee's back; following his entrance, Jericho cut an in-ring promo regarding his comments on Raw regarding the father of WWE World Champion CM Punk, then saying he didn't go over the line because you can't go over the line when you tell the truth; Jericho went on to say he would beat Sheamus and walk out of WrestleMania as the new WWE World Champion, then celebrate with a cocktail at the after party; Jericho then led the crowd in chanting for Punk, himself saying "CM Drunk," before saying "Pipebomb" and dropping the mic in the ring; Bryan and AJ came ringside early in the bout; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Daniel Bryan" and "Sucks;" late in the match, Sheamus hit the White Noise on Jericho but Jericho kicked out at 2; after the match, Sheamus scared Bryan and AJ to the entrance stage, then kicked Jericho in the face before the show ended

4/3/12; Orlando, FL; Amway Center
4/6/12 - featured an opening graphic noting the passing of Chief Jay Strongbow; included stills from WrestleMania shown throughout the show, set to Flo Rida's "Good Feelin;" featured an ad promoting the 100 trips being given away to WrestleMania 29; included an ad promoting the following Tuesday's live 'Blast from the Past' episode, featuring Dusty Rhodes, Mick Foley, Tony Atlas, Sgt. Slaughter, Pat Patterson, Jimmy Hart, Gene Okerlund, Roddy Piper, Ted Dibiase, Jim Duggan, and more; featured an ad promoting "Bending the Rules," staring Edge; included an in-ring promo by Daniel Bryan, alongside AJ, in which Bryan spoke about losing the World Heavyweight Title; AJ then took the mic and said Bryan was a great wrestler and person, with the crowd then chanting "Yes!", and her noting those chanting that during WrestleMania and Raw; the crowd then chanted "Daniel Bryan," with AJ saying they were all there to support him; Bryan then said the crowd wasn't supporting him but mocking him, then blaming his title loss on AJ and yelling at her; Bryan then said her "kiss of death" led to him losing the title in 18 seconds and ruined what should have been the greatest night of his life; Bryan then said he would get his rematch with Sheamus and he would win it by himself, then calling AJ "dead weight" and dumping her; Bryan then turned his back on AJ as she left the ring and went backstage; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 29; included a backstage segment with Sheamus, Laurinaitis, Nikki & Brie Bella with Laurinaitis telling Sheamus that he wanted to see more sportsmanship, not like at WrestleMania when Sheamus attacked Bryan when he wasn't ready; Laurinaitis then said the referee would bring Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio into the middle of the ring before their match later in the show; Sheamus responded by mocking Laurinaitis; featured an ad promoting 'You Think You Know Me: The Story of Edge;' included a video package in tribute to Strongbow; featured a promo by Damien Sandow in which he spoke of the fans' ignorance, then noting he would save them from it (Sandow's debut); included the announcement that the actors of 'The Three Stooges' would be guests on Raw Monday:
Mark Henry & David Otunga defeated R-Truth in a handicap match at 2:03 when Otunga scored the pin after Henry hit the powerslam and Otunga bossed Henry to tag him in to get the pinfall; prior to the bout, Otunga introduced John Laurinaitis at the entrance stage, noting he was the new GM of Smackdown as well as Raw; Laurinaitis then cut an in-ring promo in which he said Smackdown would rise to new heights and said he would use his new power for the fans; Laurinaitis then asked for Teddy Long to come out to the ring; Long then told Laurinaitis to go to hell and said he couldn't leave Smackdown without thanking the fans for his years leading the show; as Long went to leave the ring, Laurinaitis invited him to be part of his new administration with Long refusing; Otunga then said the college fund set up for Long's grandchildren was at risk should he not take the offer; Laurinaitis then said Long could still have the job if he admitted Laurinaitis was better than him, which he reluctantly said; after Long went backstage, Laurinaitis said Otunga would team with Mark Henry to face R-Truth in a handicap match; during the contest, AW (Abraham Washington) was shown watching the match backstage
Randy Orton pinned Kane in a No DQ match with the RKO at 13:52 after Kane hit an exposed turnbuckle (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)
Ryback pinned Barry Stevens at 1:10 with a fireman's carry into a fallaway slam; following Stevens' introduction, Kaitlyn, Alicia Fox, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Hunico & Camacho, and others were shown watching on in anticipation of Ryback's debut (Skip Sheffield's TV return after an 18-month absence)
WWE IC Champion the Big Show pinned Heath Slater in a non-title match with the chokeslam at 1:15; Cody Rhodes provided guest commentary for the match; following Show's entrance, he replayed a video clip on the big screen mocking Rhodes' loss at WrestleMania; after the contest, Show challenged Rhodes to get in the ring, then knocked out Slater with a punch
Nikki Bella pinned WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix in a non-title match at 1:02 with a facebuster after Phoenix became distracted by Kelly Kelly at ringside
Alberto Del Rio defeated World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus via disqualification in a non-title match at 11:31 when the referee turned around to find the champion holding a steel chair he stole away from ADR moments earlier, with Del Rio faking injury; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer; after the bout, Sheamus kicked the referee in the face; stipulations stated ADR would earn a future title shot if he won

4/10/12; Hampton, VA; Coliseum
4/10/12 - Super Smackdown 'Blast from the Past' - shown live - featured an opening segment in which Gene Okerlund introduced World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, who then came out to the ring and cut a promo saying there was no excuse for his actions against referee Chad Patton the previous week and apologized to Patton and the fans; moments later, John Laurinaitis interrupted, replayed footage of Sheamus kicking Patton the previous week, and demanded Sheamus apologize to Patton; after Sheamus said he just did, Laurinaitis said he didn't hear it and had him do it again; Laurinaitis then had him re-apologize to the other referees and officials as well as the fans; after Sheamus did, Laurinaitis said Sheamus was on probation and would be fired if he touched another referee, accident or not; Laurinaitis then fined Sheamus $500,000 - the largest fine in WWE history - and said Daniel Bryan & Alberto Del Rio would team against Sheamus & Okerlund; included a backstage segment with Bob Orton Jr. speaking to Randy Orton about Randy's match with Mark Henry later in the show; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WrestleMania talk on Twitter trended at #1 in the world 14 times; included a backstage segment with Heath Slater talking with a reluctant Tyson Kidd about tagging up against Jimmy & Jey Uso later in the show, with Slater bringing in Jimmy Hart as their manager for the night; featured footage of John Cena taping an episode of SyFy's "Dream Machine;" included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's Smackdown was SyFy's most watched program for the 80th consecutive week; featured an in-ring segment of Piper's Pit in which Roddy Piper reviewed what happened to Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 28, as well as Bryan blaming his loss on AJ; after Piper introduced Bryan, Bryan said he had been granted a title rematch with Sheamus at Extreme Rules and it would be a Best 2 out of 3 falls match; Piper responded by saying AJ was in the building and asked for her to come to the ring; after she did, she said everything was her fault and that Bryan was a nice guy, then apologizing to Bryan for costing him the title at WrestleMania; after Piper stepped in and tried to convince AJ that Bryan wasn't for him and was just using him, Bryan interrupted and told AJ to leave the ring if she really loved him; Piper tried to talk her out of it but she left anyway, with Piper then telling Bryan to not tell a lady to shut up, yell at her, or use her as a human sheild, which only makes a coward out of him; Piper then said Sheamus would kick Bryan's head off his shoulders twice, with Bryan then saying he would prove he was better than Sheamus, then slapping Piper and leaving the ring; included an ad promoting 'You Think You Know Me: The Story of Edge;' featured an ad on the new WWE.com; included a vignette by Damien Sandow in which he belittled social media rather than reading novels, adding he would be the ideal to follow; featured a backstage segment with Sheamus and Okerlund in which they discussed their upcoming tag team match; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured an in-ring promo by Cody Rhodes in which he said 'Blast from the Past' was a waste of time and the future would see him regain the WWE IC Title from the Big Show; moments later, Dusty Rhodes walked out and said Cody came into the WWE the most gifted athlete since Shawn Michaels but was now poking a grizzly bear; as Cody went to leave the ring, Show walked out to the entrance stage and showed a clip from one of Rhodes' "Dashing" vignettes before laughing and going backstage; moments later, Cody left the ring as Dusty danced to his theme music; included an ad promoting WWE's new YouTube content:
Mark Henry defeated Randy Orton via count-out at around the 11-minute mark when, after Kane appeared on the big screen and showed he had attacked Bob Orton Jr. bakstage, Orton left the ring to find his dad; Bob Orton Jr. was shown watching the match backstage during the contest; after the bout, after Orton found his dad, Kane assaulted Randy with a pipe
Ryback pinned Benny Camer with a Samoan Drop at the 35-second mark; prior to the bout, Hillbilly Jim, Pat Patterson, Ted Dibiase, and Tony Atlas were shown watching on backstage and making fun of Camer's chances; Camer briefly took the mic before Ryback's entrance to note it was his WWE debut
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Tyson Kidd & Heath Slater (w/ Jimmy Hart) at 2:37 when Slater was pinned with the splash off the top; prior to the bout, Josh Matthews noted the teams Hart took to the tag team titles, mistakenly including Demolition; Mick Foley provided commentary for the contest; late in the contest, Foley left the broadcast table, quoting Owen Hart in saying "Enough is enough and it's time for a change" in regards to Hart speaking on his megaphone; after the bout, Foley applied the Mr. Socko Mandible Claw on Hart before saying something muffled over the megaphone
The Great Khali, Natalya Neidhart, & Alicia Fox defeated Drew McIntyre, Nikki & Brie Bella at the 55-second mark when Fox pinned one of the Bellas with a bridge after McIntyre walked out of the match, yelling "I'm better than this;" after the bout, Mae Young walked out to the entrance stage, kicked Khali in the shin to bring him to his knees, and kissed him on the lips before then dancing with Neidhart and Fox
Hunico (w/ Camacho) defeated Jim Duggan via disqualification at 1:00 when Duggan hit Hunico with his 2x4; during his entrance, Hunico cut a promo making fun of the old timers on the show, adding he was the future of WWE; late in the bout, Duggan called for Sgt. Slaughter to come out; after the bout, Slaughter put Hunico in the Cobra Clutch
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus & Gene Okerlund defeated Daniel Bryan & Alberto Del Rio at 3:25 when Sheamus pinned Bryan with the boot to the face; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer while Howard Finkel announced Sheamus & Okerlund; late in the bout, Dusty Rhodes, Tony Atlas, Hillbilly Jim, Jimmy Hart, Sgt. Slaughter, Pat Patterson, Roddy Piper, Ted Dibiase, and Jim Duggan ran out, distracting Bryan; after the contest, Rodriguez was attacked by the legends in the ring; moments later, Michael Cole entered the ring and mocked the legends before he was kicked from the ring

4/17/12; London, England; O2 Arena
4/20/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Daniel Bryan in which he discussed losing the World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania, citing Sheamus took the cowardly way out to take the title from him; Bryan then said Sheamus would be fired if he touched the referee at Extreme Rules, then adding his rematch with Sheamus would be in the same city - Chicago - where he won the Money in the Bank briefcase when no one expected him to; Bryan said he would beat Sheamus twice in Chicago and they wouldn't be fluke victories; Bryan then used his "Yes!" chant to confirm he would regain the title until AJ walked out and interrupted him; Bryan quickly told her to go away, but AJ entered the ring and asked Bryan to talk about their problems; Bryan responded by saying he had no problems because he got rid of her; after AJ wished Bryan good luck, Bryan said he wished he never went out with AJ to begin with and added he wished she had never been born; included a vignette of Damien Sandow in which he spoke of the celebrity culture, and said he would elevate the fans; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Raw has been the #1 show on cable four of the previous five weeks, beating every show on TNT, TBS, the History Channel, Fox News, and EPSN; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long in which he went looking for Aksana before finding Darren Young and Titus O'Neil, with the two making fun of the fact Long wouldn't put them on Smackdown and now wasn't running it anymore; John Laurinaitis then appeared and said Young & O'Neil were now on Smackdown; after Young & O'Neil left, Laurinaitis put a queen's guard hat on Long's head; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Randy Orton regarding Kane assaulting his dad, Bob Orton Jr., the previous week and said his match with Kane at Extreme Rules would be a falls count anywhere match; featured comments from David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, Melissa Farman, Alicia Fox, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, and others about being bullied and the 'Be A Star' program; included an ad promoting the new WWE.com; featured an ad promoting 'You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge;' included the announcement WrestleMania 28 was the highest grossing and most watched WrestleMania ever; featured a video package focusing on Brock Lesnar, with Lesnar speaking about his dominance before WWE, becoming a 3-time WWE World Champion, and leaving to become UFC World Champion; Lesnar then said he was in it for himself and the company needed him to come back to bring legitimacy to the company; Lesnar added had he not left then Cena would be the guy carrying his bags; Lesnar then discussed his upcoming extreme rules match with Cena at Extreme Rules; included a backstage segment with Long, dressed as a royal guard, and William Regal briefly walking up to him; moments later, Aksana walked in with an unknown man and met with Laurinaitis, with Laurinaitis referring to the man as "Antonio" (Claudio Castagnoli's TV debut):
Natalya Neidhart defeated AJ via disqualification at the 49-second mark when an emotional AJ wouldn't stop assaulting Neidhart in the corner; after the contest, AJ cried and ran backstage
Brodus Clay (w/ Hornswoggle, Naomi, & Cameron) pinned Hunico (w/ Epico) with the splash at 1:13; during his entrance, Clay took a mic and introduced his little brother, with Hornswoggle then coming out dressed as him and dancing in the aisle and in the ring; following the bout, Lilian Garcia announced that both Clay & Hornswoggle won the match; after the contest, Clay, Hornswoggle, Naomi, & Cameron danced together
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 3:35 when O'Neil scored the pin following a modified Hart Attack, with Young coming off the middle turnbuckle with a clothesline
Alberto Del Rio pinned WWE IC Champion the Big Show in a non-title match at 5:17 after Cody Rhodes interfered behind the referee's back and hit Show with the Beautiful Disaster; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; after the match, Rhodes escaped through the crowd
Ryback pinned Danny Lerman with a running Samoan Drop at 1:13; prior to and after the bout, Heath Slater and Drew McIntyre were shown watching on backstage, making fun of Lerman's chances; following Lerman's entrance, he took the mic and dedicated the match to his mother
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, Randy Orton, & WWE IC Champion the Big Show (sub. for the injured Great Khali) defeated Daniel Bryan, Cody Rhodes, & Mark Henry at around the 18-minute mark when Orton pinned Henry with the RKO after Show punched Henry in the face; prior to the bout, Rhodes hit the Beautiful Disaster onto Khali's knee outside the ring, with referees and trainers then coming out to tend to Khali on the floor; moments later, Show came out to be in Khali's spot (the match began during the commercial break)

4/24/12; Grand Rapids, MI; Resch Center
4/27/12 - featured Michael Cole & Booker T on commentary, without Josh Matthews, who was injured by Brock Lesnar Monday during Raw; included an opening in-ring promo by Daniel Bryan in which he bragged about getting rid of AJ before saying his WrestleMania loss to Sheamus didn't count and should go on AJ's record since she was the reason he lost; Bryan then discussed his being the guest referee for World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus vs. Mark Henry earlier in the week on Raw, showing doctored slow motion footage to counter critics saying he gave Sheamus a fast count; Bryan went on to say he would regain the title Sunday until Alberto Del Rio drove into the arena; ADR then mocked Bryan by having Ricardo Rodriguez answer all his questions with "Si!" and said he would be the next world champion while Bryan would be forgotten; Rodriguez's chants prompted the crowd to chant "Si;" moments later, WWE IC Champion the Big Show walked out, cleared Bryan and ADR from the ring, and dropped Rodriguez with the chokeslam; featured a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis and Eve in which Laurinaitis told Eve to look for ideas to improve the show, with Eve suggesting all the crew wear name tags; Teddy Long then appeared, with Laurinaitis telling Long to report to Eve from now on; included footage from Raw's match in which Nikki Bella won the WWE Divas Title from Beth Phoenix; featured a vignette from Damien Sandow in which he spoke of enlightenment and said he would make his debut the following week; included an ad promoting the new WWE.com; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE was the most talked about brand on Facebook, with more fans than Nike, Pepsi, UFC, HBO, ESPN, and the NFL; included a backstage segment in which Darren Young & Titus O'Neil mocked Yoshi Tatsu and kept asking him who Tatsu's tag team partner was going to be to face them later in the show, with Ezekiel Jackson then appearing; featured a backstage segment with Long, dressed as a maid and wearing a name tag, in which Aksana appeared; after the two talked, Laurinaitis and Eve appeared, with Laurinaitis saying Aksana's friend Antonio Cesaro would get a trial match later in the show with her as the guest ring announcer; Eve then said Long would be doing commentary, with Laurinaitis saying he would be on headset and Long would only say what he tells him to say; included an in-ring segment in which Cole interviewed Randy Orton about his feud with Kane, with Cole starting the interview by saying Laurinaitis had ordered that if any superstar lays their hand on an announcer then the superstar would be immediately suspended; after Cole showed a video package recapping the feud between Orton and Kane, he asked Orton what it would be like to face a monster he created as a result of his failure at WrestleMania; Orton then said he would beat Kane in their falls count anywhere match at Extreme Rules; moments later, Mahal interrupted, saying Orton and Kane would eliminate each other on Sunday, creating the path for him to go to the top; Mahal then said he would wait for Orton on the other side of the pay-per-view; Orton then asked if Mahal was an announcer, then dropping him with the RKO after he said he wasn't; featured a video package recapping the feud between John Cena and Brock Lesnar to build their extreme rules match at Extreme Rules; included the announcement the Rock had been named the action star of the decade by the Motion Picture Association; featured a backstage segment in which AW spoke to Rosa Mendes, WWE Tag Team Champions Primo Colon & Epico about their position in the company and said he needed a decision from them by Monday as to if they wanted to work together; Ryback then walked past, with AW chasing after him; included a backstage segment in which Matt Striker tried to talk with AJ about what happened to her the previous week, with Kaitlyn stepping in and asking Striker to go away; Kaitlyn then told AJ that Bryan was a jerk that didn't respect her, with AJ slapping Kaitlyn across the face; featured an ad promoting WWE's new YouTube content:
WWE IC Champion the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio via disqualification at around the 3-minute mark when Cody Rhodes attacked Show as Show set ADR up for the chokeslam; after the bout, Rhodes pulled a kendo stick out from under the ring and hit Show with it but he brushed it off, punched a steel chair out of Rhodes' hand, and then started whipping him with Rhodes' own belt (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella (w/ Brie Bella) defeated Alicia Fox in a non-title match at 1:49 when Brie scored the pin with a facebuster after the Bellas switched places in the ring behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, it was noted Beth Phoenix would challenge Bella in a rematch at Extreme Rules
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Yoshi Tatsu & Ezekiel Jackson at 1:49 when O'Neil pinned Tatsu following a double team move in which O'Neil held Tatsu in a powerbomb position and Young came off the middle turnbuckle with an assist; prior to the bout, Teddy Long - wearing a John Laurinaitis 'People Power' T-shirt - sat at his own broadcast table
Antonio Cesaro pinned Tyson Kidd at 1:10 with a cradle piledriver into a slam; Aksana was the guest ring announcer for the bout; after the match, John Luairnaitis - on his headset - told Teddy Long to enter the ring and raise Cesaro's hand in victory; moments later, Aksana kissed Cesaro, with an emotional Long then leaving ringside (Cesaro's TV in-ring debut)
The Great Khali pinned Cody Rhodes at 2:00 with the tree slam; during the bout, it was noted Rhodes' match with WWE IC Champion the Big Show at Extreme Rules would be decided by Spin the Wheel, Make the Deal
Ryback pinned Jacob Kaye at 1:09 with a running Samoan drop; following his introduction, Kaye took the mic and said he would beat Ryback and would use it to escape his hometown of Grand Rapids; Jimmy & Jey Uso were shown watching on before and during the match
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus pinned Mark Henry in a non-title match with the boot to the face at 11:05; after the bout, Daniel Bryan appeared at the entrance stage and clapped for Sheamus's win; Sheamus then took the mic and challenged Bryan to come out to the ring, then prompting the crowd to chant "18 seconds" in regard to his WrestleMania win over Bryan; Sheamus then said Bryan would have no excuses following Extreme Rules and chanted "Yes!" after asking himself if he would kick Bryan's arse to keep the title

5/1/12; Toledo, OH; Huntington Center
5/4/12 - featured an ad promoting WWE's new YouTube content; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Raw was the #1 show on cable on Monday, beating all the NBA playoff games on TNT; featured a video package recapping John Cena's win over Brock Lesnar at Extreme Rules and his altercation with John Laurinaitis on Raw; included a backstage segment with Eve, Daniel Bryan, Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, with Bryan demanding he get a rematch with World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus later in the show; Eve then said she would consult with the trainer before making the decision; featured a backstage segment in which Matt Striker spoke with a bandaged World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus about competing later in the show; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 on DVD and Blu-ray; featured a "Don't try this at home" PSA; included a look at John Cena's appearance on SyFy's 'Dream Machines;' featured a backstage segment with Eve setting up publicity photos for Antonio Cesaro, alongside Aksana, with Eve eventually instructing Teddy Long to rub oil on Cesaro for his photos; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people watched Smackdown than the NFL Draft on ESPN; featured a backstage segment in which Kaitlyn spoke with Alicia Fox, with AJ then appearing and apologizing for slapping Kaitlyn; Kaitlyn said AJ's pity party needed to stop, with AJ slapping Kaitlyn to the floor:
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan via disqualification in a non-title match at 2:50 when Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez attacked the champion; prior to the bout, Sheamus cut an in-ring promo in which he said he loves to fight, noted Daniel Bryan wanted to face him after Extreme Rules, and he said yes; Sheamus then chanted "Yes" until Bryan walked out for the bout; after the match, ADR applied the cross armbreaker on Sheamus before Bryan put the champion in the Yes Lock, with Bryan then arguing with ADR about interfering in the match; following the commercial break, Sheamus' arm was tended to backstage by the trainer
WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth & Kofi Kingston defeated Hunico & Camacho in a non-title match at 4:08 when Truth pinned Camacho with the Little Jimmy; prior to the bout, AW, Rosa Mendes, Primo Colon & Epico came out and watched the match from the entrance stage
Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi) defeated Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Dolph Ziggler) via count-out at 1:43 when Swagger left ringside; prior to the bout, Guerrero introduced Swagger from the entrance stage; after the contest, Clay, Cameron, & Naomi danced in the ring with several fans
Damien Sandow fought Derrick Bateman to a no contest when, following his entrance, Sandow took the mic and said he wouldn't waste his time facing a "miscreant" like Bateman and that he would opt not to wrestle for the benefit of the fans; moments later, Bateman took the mic and said he earned a match on Smackdown and wouldn't leave until he got one; Ryback then appeared
Ryback pinned Derrick Bateman at 1:12 with the running Samoan Drop in an impromptu match
Randy Orton & the Big Show defeated Kane & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes at 14:16 when Show pinned Rhodes with the punch to the face after blocking Rhodes' Beautiful Disaster with a chop; prior to and after the bout, it was noted Show would get title rematches with Rhodes during the weekend at live events
WWE Divas Champion Layla pinned Natalya Neidhart in a non-title match with the Lay Out at 1:59
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus pinned Daniel Bryan in a non-title match at 13:33 with the boot to the face as Bryan came off the top; prior to the bout, it was noted ADR would challenge Sheamus at Over the Limit; Sheamus wrestled the match with his arm and shoulder heavily bandaged; Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, provided guest commentary for the match before attempting to interfere during the closing moments

5/15/12; Hershey, PA; Giant Center
5/18/12:
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger
WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth & Kofi Kingston defeated Darren Young & Titus O'Neil
Daniel Bryan defeated Zack Ryder
Kane defeated WWE World Champion CM Punk via disqualification
WWE US Champion Santino Marella defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus pinned Randy Orton in a non-title match with a roll up after avoiding the RKO at around the 21-minute mark; after the match, Orton extended his hand to Sheamus, with Sheamus shaking it before Orton dropped him with the RKO (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)

5/22/12; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Mohegan Sun Arena
5/25/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Eve in which she discussed John Laurinaitis not being at the show due to an international business trip, adding she was left in charge of the show and would deal with World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus; Eve then said Sheamus would apologize for bumping into Laurinaitis on Raw and she would name his opponent for No Way Out; moments later, Alberto Del Rio walked out, praised Eve, and asked for the title shot at the pay-per-view; Randy Orton then interrupted and said he should get the title shot, with Kane then walking out and noting it was Smackdown episode 666; Eve then said the three would face off later in the show, with the winner earning the title shot; included an ad promoting the 1,000th episode of Raw on July 23, with Raw moving to a 3-hour format; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Over the Limit was more socially active than Game of Thrones, Mad Men, and the NBA playoffs; included an ad promoting 'The Best of WCW Clash of the Champions;' featured a vignette promoting the return of Sin Cara the following week; included YouTube comments from various superstars and divas in which they answered a Twitter follower's question as to who was the most annoying superstar, with them all saying Mike Mizanin; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers all U.S. military personnel free tickets to its live events in the US; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 on DVD and Blu-ray; featured an in-ring promo by Big Show in which he discussed his firing the previous week, adding he loves what he does, and he made a deal to get his "life" back if he agreed to help Laurinaitis against John Cena; Show finished by saying he didn't care about the fans because they didn't care about him:
WWE IC Champion Christian pinned Hunico (w/ Camacho) in a non-title match with the Unprettier and frog splash at 3:04; following the match, Cody Rhodes interrupted and cut a promo from the entrance stage, saying he elevated the title back to when it was held by greats like Razor Ramon, Randy Savage, and Shawn Michaels, adding Christian ruined that in one night; Rhodes then said it would only take him 3 seconds to regain the belt
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 3:13 when O'Neil scored the pin following a Decapitation; prior to the bout, footage was shown of the two teams arguing backstage earlier in the day
Ryback defeated Brian Edwards & Kevin Bendel (Ricky Reyes) in a handicap match by pinning both men at 1:29 after simultaneously dropping them with the modified Samoan Drop; Ryback had a black eye in the match; prior to the bout, Edwards & Bendel cut an in-ring promo on facing Ryback; upon Ryback's entrance, the crowd chanted "Goldberg"
WWE US Champion Santino Marella pinned Ricardo Rodriguez in a non-title match at 1:52 with the Cobra
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title impromptu match with the boot to the face at 10:35 after avoiding the gutwrench powerbomb; prior to the bout, Sheamus cut an in-ring promo in which he apologized for John Laurinaitis being an "arse" and David Otunga and Eve doing the same; Sheamus then discussed his challenger for No Way Out, with Vickie interrupting and saying Eve declared Sheamus would have a match then and there
Damien Sandow pinned Yoshi Tatsu with a neckbreaker at the 45-second mark (Sandow's TV in-ring debut)
Alberto Del Rio defeated Randy Orton and Kane at 10:18 by pinning Kane after Orton dropped Kane with the RKO and ADR kicked Orton in the head during his cover; prior to the bout, Daniel Bryan assaulted Kane with numerous shots with a steel chair until he was pulled away and forced backstage by referees; Bryan returned during the closing moments of the match, distracting Kane from the floor; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; stipulations stated the winner would challenge World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus at No Way Out; after the match, Sheamus knocked ADR down at the entrance stage before posing with the title belt

6/5/12; Columbia, SC; Colonial Life Arena
6/8/12 - featured a video package on Big Show in which he said he wasn't an entertainer, he was a giant; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long, Brodus Clay, Cameron & Naomi in which Long said Clay wouldn't be allowed back on Raw, to protect him from Show, and would now be on Smackdown; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's Smackdown was SyFy's most watched regularly scheduled program for the 88th week in a row; included an ad promoting "ECW Unreleased Vol. 1;" featured a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Booker T talked about his match against Buff Bagwell in July 2001; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read John Cena has more than 2 million Twitter followers, more than Tim Tebow, Christina Aguilera, Howard Stern, Zach Galifianakis, Kelly Clarkson, and Hugh Jackman; featured a segment in which Michael Cole took the mic and discussed the assault he sustained on Raw, with Hornswoggle coming out dressed as Jim Ross and making fun of Cole until he was interrupted by Damien Sandow; as Sandow cornered Hornswoggle, Tyson Kidd ran out and cleared Sandow from the ring; moments later, Sandow slid back into the ring behind Kidd's back and dropped Kidd with the neckbreaker before posing; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Kane about his win over WWE World Champion CM Punk on Raw and facing Sheamus later in the night; featured a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Sheamus spoke about the 11/23/09 battle royal he won, with Vince McMahon and Jesse Ventura on commentary:
Alberto Del Rio defeated the Great Khali via submission with the cross armbreaker at 3:23 in an impromptu match after Khali was distracted by Ricardo Rodriguez; prior to the bout, ADR cut an in-ring promo in which he showed footage of his attack on World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus Monday during Raw before Rodriguez, dressed as Sheamus, interrupted; ADR then admitted that it wasn't really Sheamus, but anyone could do what Sheamus does and there was only one ADR; the real Sheamus then came out, dumped Rodriguez to the floor, but had his arm assaulted by Del Rio; Sheamus eventually knocked Del Rio out of the ring and attacked them both in the aisle, then ramming Del Rio into the WWE sign at the entrance stage; as Sheamus attempted the crucifix powerbomb on the stage, Rodriguez intervened, allowing Del Rio to attack Sheamus's arm before he was pulled away by referees; moments later, Teddy Long came out, said he was in control in lieu of John Laurinaitis's absence, and announced Kane would face Sheamus and ADR would face Khali; Del Rio sustained a severe concussion during the post-match altercation with Sheamus Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi) pinned Derrick Bateman with the splash at 1:07; after the bout, Clay, Cameron, Naomi, and several kids danced in the ring
Sin Cara pinned Drew McIntyre at 3:16 with a tornado DDT; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights
Ryback defeated Tony Androitis & Kevin Mahoney in a handicap match by pinning both men at 1:47 after dropping them with a simultaneous Samoan Drop; following their introduction, Androitis & Mahoney took the mic and cut a promo about ending Ryback's undefeated streak
WWE IC Champion Christian pinned Dolph Ziggler with the frog splash in a non-title match at 9:35; prior to the bout, Cody Rhodes walked out during the set up for The Peep Show, took the mic, said he wouldn't answer to Christian as the scheduled guest on the show and that Christian should answer to him; Christian then came out, talked about his inducting Edge into the Hall of Fame, and noted that his own career could end in an instant; Christian then said he wanted to come back and win championships en route to his own hall of fame career; Rhodes provided guest commentary for the match
Antonio Cesaro (w/ Aksana) pinned Jimmy Uso with a cradle piledriver into a slam at 1:00; prior to the bout, Teddy Long came out and said John Laurinaitis asked him to personally introduce Cesaro "with his lover" Aksana; after the contest, Cesaro called for Long to join him in the ring and raise Cesaro's hand in victory
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Kane via disqualification in a non-title match at 12:58 when Ricardo Rodriguez ran into the ring, with Alberto Del Rio also appearing ringside; Sheamus's elbow was heavily taped for the match; after the bout, Sheamus called for ADR to face him in the ring, allowing Kane to come up behind Sheamus and drop him with the chokeslam; moments later, AJ appeared ringside, distracting Kane before Sheamus dropped Kane with the boot to the face; Sheamus then did the same to Rodriguez as ADR watched on from the aisle

6/12/12; Manchester, NH; Verizon Wireless Arena
6/15/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by AJ in which she tried to explain why she kissed Kane on Raw, with Vickie Guerrero quickly interrupting and introducing Dolph Ziggler; Ziggler then said he would be the next World Heavyweight Champion and the moment wasn't going to be upstated by AJ, who he referred to as a 95lb. disgruntled Hot Topic employee, with AJ responding by calling Vickie Dolph's grandmother; WWE World Champion CM Punk then appeared and said Ziggler said he would take the title from Punk in January, but that wouldn't happen and Ziggler wouldn't take the title from Sheamus; Daniel Bryan soon followed and told Punk that AJ had him wrapped around her finger and he didn't even realize it, adding that Kane was also falling into her trap; World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus then joined them in the ring, said he would beat Ziggler again at No Way Out, and opted to start the main event then and there; AJ then tried to go after Vickie but was held back by Punk; included an ad promoting 'ECW Unreleased Vol. 1' on DVD; featured an ad promoting the 1,000th episode of Raw on July 23; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WrestleMania 28 has been the #1 sports DVD, selling more copies than the Super Bowl; included an ad promoting WWE's YouTube content; featured a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Hornswoggle talkeda bout the Muppets hosting on 10/31/11; included a segment in which John Laurinaitis came out to the entrance stage and made a public apology for what happened to Vince McMahon on Raw at the hands of the Big Show; Laurinaitis then talked about his team winning at WrestleMania, his beating Cena at Over the Limit, and brought out Show to the ring; Show then said he was never allowed to outshine the top names in WCW - Hulk Hogan, Sting, and Ric Flair among them - and said he came to the WWE, was talked into becoming the Big Show, and saw Cena, Punk, Randy Orton, and Sheamus surpass him; Show then said he would finally show the world what he was capable of and was no longer burdened by what the fans think of him, adding he saw his match at No Way Out as his "first match" and guaranteed victory; after Show and Laurinaitis left the ring, Michael Cole told them he recieved word John Cena was on his way from his home in West Newberry, MA; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read stamps cost 29 cents and a gallon of gas $1.11 when Raw debuted in 1993; included a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Michael Cole spoke about his crowning during the 4/18/11 Raw in London, England; featured a backstage segment in which Cena walked into Laurinaitis's office to find it empty; included footage of David Otunga and Stephanie McMahon speaking at a YMCA in Hartford earlier in the day regarding the 'Be A Star' program; featured a closing in-ring segment by Cena in which he called out Show, with Laurinaitis coming out instead and saying Show wouldn't be coming out, adding he sent Show home to protect the No Way Out main event; Cena said he came out to knock Show out or get knocked out himself, adding Laurinaitis would get knocked out in Show's absence; the two continued to have words until Laurinaitis threatened to fire Cena on Monday, should Cena lose at No Way Out, with Cena knocking Laurinaitis out with a punch to the face to close the show:
Daniel Bryan & Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated WWE World Champion CM Punk (w/ AJ) & World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus at 11:40 when Ziggler pinned Sheamus with a roll up after AJ knocked an interfering Vickie into the ring; after the match, Sheamus chased Ziggler into the crowd, with AJ then assaulting Vickie in the ring before chasing her to the floor; Vickie eventually kicked AJ off, into the apron, and ran backstage; moments later, Kane appeared and went to carry AJ backstage until Punk jumped Kane from behind; the two continued to brawl until Kane dropped Punk with the chokeslam in the ring; AJ, at the entrance stage, then dropped to her knees and began laughing
Brodus Clay (w/ Naomi & Cameron) pinned Heath Slater with the splash at the 23-second mark; prior to the bout, Clay took the mic and said John Laurinaitis is keeping the Big Show away from him, but he knew John Cena would take care of Show at No Way Out; Clay then asked who Laurinaitis had to try to put him on his back, with Slater then appearing; after the bout, David Otunga came out and clipped Clay in the back of the knee, then continuing to assault his knee; moments later, Cameron, Naomi, and trainers tended to Clay in the ring
Beth Phoenix pinned Alicia Fox with the Glam Slam at the 49-second mark; WWE Divas Champion Layla provided guest commentary for the bout; during the match, it was announced Phoenix would challenge Layla at No Way Out
WWE IC Champion Christian pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match with the frog splash after knocking Swagger off the top at 2:47
Ryback pinned Ari Cohen & Mike Testa in a handicap match after hitting both with a simultaneous Samoan Drop at 2:05; following their introduction, Cohen & Testa took the mic and talked about what they would do to Ryback
Damien Sandow pinned Tyson Kidd with a series of knees to the head and a modified neckbreaker at 1:04; upon his entrance, Sandow cut a promo on the previous week altercation between he, Hornswoggle, and Kidd

6/19/12; Baltimore, MD; 1st Mariner Arena
6/22/12 - featured an opening segment in which Teddy Long was introduced, with Long coming out to the entrance stage, noting John Laurinaitis was fired and Mick Foley was the GM for the night; moments later, the Big Show interrupted, walked out to the ring, and took the mic, saying he didn't care that Laurinaitis had been fired because the only person he cared about was himself; Show went on to say he would have crushed John Cena in a fair fight and threw his name into the mix for Money in the Bank, adding he would regain the WWE World Title; moments later, Brodus Clay came out with Cameron and Naomi, slid into the right, was initially taken down by Show but then gained the advantage; moments later, David Otunga slid into the ring and clipped Clay's injured knee; Show followed by kicking Clay's knees, then knocked Clay out with a punch as the crowd chanted "You can't wrestle" at Show; after Show left ringside, Otunga took the mic and mocked Clay, saying he would call Clay's momma himself before then doing his own dance to Clay's theme music; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more males watched the previous week's Smackdown than any show on TNT, Fox News, The History Channel, TBS, USA, and every ESPN channel; featured a backstage segment with Foley and Yoshi Tatsu, with Vickie Guerrero interrupting and saying she would be running Raw and Smackdown the following week; Foley then introduced the Great Khali as his assistant, with the two dancing to Khali's theme music; included a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Daniel Bryan talked about Marty Jannetty winning the WWE IC Title from Shawn Michaels on 5/17/93; featured a video package on the recent situation between AJ, Kane, Daniel Bryan, and WWE World Champion CM Punk; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE's Facebook nextwork has more fans than MLB and its 30 teams combined; featured an ad promoting 'No Holds Barred' on DVD; included an in-ring segment in which WWE US Champion Santino Marella recognized some of the signs in attendance, then brought a Santino fan into the ring; moments later, the "fan" kissed Santino on the lips, causing him to fall backwards onto the mat; featured an ad promoting the 1,000th episode of Raw on July 23; included footage of Punk being introduced earlier in the week on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon':
Ryback defeated Frank Vanezia & Jared Wachtler in a handicap match by pinning both men at 1:45 after hitting a double Samoan Drop; prior to the bout, the two opponents took the mic and discussed the upcoming match; during the bout, Booker T noted Watchtler was Brickhouse Brown's cousin
Alberto Del Rio defeated WWE IC Champion Christian in a non-title match via submission with the cross armbreaker at 10:58 after hitting an enzuigiri as the champion was on the top rope; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; after the contest, Cody Rhodes slid into the ring and jumped Christian from behind, further assaulting the shoulder as well; Rhodes then threw Christian shoulder-first into the ringpost before yelling "You're stealing my time, I am Smackdown!"
Kane pinned Daniel Bryan with the chokeslam at 7:19; late in the match, AJ, who was the guest timekeeper for the match, rang the bell as Kane was caught in the Yes Lock, distracting Bryan and making him think he won the match
Zack Ryder pinned Heath Slater in an impromptu match with the Rough Ryder at 1:14; prior to the bout, Mick Foley came out to address the crowd, with Slater interrupting and saying he wanted revenge on what was done to him on Raw by Roddy Piper and Cyndi Lauper; Foley then brought out Ryder as the opponent; following the commercial break, Foley and Ryder celebrated backstage until they spotted Damien Sandow, with Sandow insulting them both and walking off
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil (w/ AW) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 3:14 when O'Neil pinned Jimmy with a sit-down spinebuster after Young crotched Jimmy on the top rope as AW distracted the referee from the apron; following the commercial break, Primo Colon & Epico, alongside Rosa Mendes, confronted Young, O'Neil, & AW backstage and assaulted them before they were held back by referees
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match with the boot to the face at 12:26; late in the bout, there were dueling chants for both men (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)

6/26/12; Evansville, IN; Ford Center
6/29/12 - featured the announcement the following week's Great American Bash live Smackdown would feature a battle royal involving Alberto Del Rio, WWE World Champion CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Big Show, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, John Cena, and others; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's Smackdown was the #1 show on basic cable, beating every show on TNT, FX, The History Channel, TBS, Fox News, A&E, and ESPN; featured the announcement Charlie Sheen would be the social media ambassador for the Raw 1,000th episode; included a backstage segment in which Daniel Bryan went to AJ's locker room to talk to her, with Kaitlyn coming out and telling Bryan that it would be in his best interest to get on AJ's good side; featured a video package recapping Cena's 300th Make-A-Wish wish made the previous week; included a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Jerry Lawler discussed the debut of Mr. Socko on 10/5/98; featured a backstage segment with Dolph Ziggler and Vickie in which Ziggler pushed for Vickie to ban Sheamus's kick to the face and Del Rio's cross armbreaker, then demanded it until Vickie slapped Ziggler in the face; Ziggler then asked simply that Vickie be out there to raise his hand when he wins the title; included an ad promoting WWE's YouTube content; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Sheamus regarding his upcoming title defense against both Ziggler and ADR; included an ad promoting 'No Holds Barred' on DVD; featured a backstage segment with Bryan and AJ in which Bryan apologized for his actions earlier in the show and said he was worried about her; included a backstage segment in which Antonio Cesaro and Aksana were shown kissing, with Teddy Long walking in, saying he had no hard feelings for them and added he would be the guest GM the following week; Long then said Cesaro & Aksana would face WWE Divas Champion Layla & the Great Khali the following week on the live Smackdown; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE provides Raw, Smackdown, and pay-per-view events to the American Forces Network, broadcast to all U.S. military in 175 countries and naval ships at sea; included a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Triple H discussed his WWE return on 1/7/02:
WWE Divas Champion Layla pinned AJ in a non-title match at 3:32 with a roll up after Daniel Bryan came ringside with a microphone, repeatedly chanting "Yes" along with the crowd; after the match, AJ jumped Layla from behind as Bryan watched from the ring apron; moments later, AJ turned around to face Bryan, with Bryan entering the ring and telling GM Vickie Guerrero that he wasn't leaving the ring until he received what he wanted; when Vickie didn't appear, Bryan began chanting "Yes;" AJ then began doing the same to Bryan, mocking him; following the commercial break, Vickie came out, with Bryan praising Vickie before demanding AJ be banned from ringside at Money in the Bank for his match against WWE World Champion CM Punk; Vickie then began insulting AJ before saying WWE.com polled the fans as to what they thought AJ should do at the pay-per-view; after the results revealed AJ should be guest referee, with 76% of the vote, Vickie backtracked and praised the board of directors for putting the decision in the fans' hands; moments later, Bryan left the ring, chanting "No!" in response to AJ being the referee; Vickie then thanked the board for their decision before saying qualifying matches would take place to determine the participants in the World Heavyweight Title Money in the Bank match, adding anyone was open to compete unlike the WWE World Title Money in the Bank match (Layla's first appearance with new theme music)
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Damien Sandow pinned Zack Ryder with the neckbreaker at 2:26 after avoiding the Rough Ryder and dropping Ryder throat-first across the top rope
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Tyson Kidd pinned Jack Swagger with a neckbreaker off the top at 4:26
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: WWE IC Champion Christian & WWE US Champion Santino Marella defeated David Otunga & Cody Rhodes at 6:16 when Christian pinned Otunga with the spear after Otunga knocked Marella to the floor
Ryback defeated Dan Barone & Brendan Burke in a handicap match at 1:52 by pinning both men with a simultaneous Samoan Drop; prior to the bout, Barone & Burke cut an in-ring promo on the match
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Tensai pinned Justin Gabriel at 2:47 with a running senton
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) at 14:29 by pinning Ziggler with the kick to the face after Ziggler had ADR covered with a roll up; during his entrance, ADR took the mic and said he would leave as the new champion; moments later, Vickie Guerrero interrupted and said ADR would not be the new champion because that would be Ziggler, then introducing Ziggler

7/3/12; Corpus Christi, TX; American Bank Center
Great American Bash - 7/3/12 - featured an opening backstage segment with Alicia Fox, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Primo Colon, Epico, Johnny Curtis, Yoshi Tatsu, Natalya Neidhart, Hunico, Camacho, Kaitlyn, Rosa Mendes, Tamina, and Hornswoggle, with Teddy Long walking in and welcoming everyone to the live special; Long then brought in Eve, who would pick up everyone else's mess; Long then spoke with WWE US Champion Santino Marella, who went to start the grill; Kane then appeared and started it himself without even touching it; included an in-ring segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez introduced Alberto Del Rio; following his entrance, ADR took the mic and cut a promo on challenging World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus at Money in the Bank; ADR then made fun of the crowd, noting unlike them he came to the US legally and said he would send Sheamus back to Ireland and the crowd back to Mexico; moments later, he went to the floor and began asking ringside fans for their immigration papers, eventually calling for one fan to be ejected; moments later, Sheamus came out and fought with ADR in the aisle; ADR eventually gained the upper hand and slammed the hood of his car over Sheamus's back and head; after the commercial break, a bloody Sheamus was helped backstage; featured a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Mick Foley discussed winning his first WWE World Title against the Rock, with the result given away beforehand on WCW Monday Nitro; included a backstage segment from the Bash party, with Zack Ryder talking with Long about being the DJ for the party, with Heath Slater saying he should do it; Ryder then began playing Brodus Clay's music, with Clay, Cameron, & Naomi coming out and leading everyone else into doing their dance; featured an ad promoting No Holds Barred on DVD; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read "Smackdown" was added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary in 2007; featured an ad promoting the 1,000th episode of Raw on July 23; included Michael Cole conducting an in-ring interview with AJ about her actions the previous night on Raw in which she caused both WWE World Champion CM Punk and Daniel Bryan to fall through a table; after Cole berated AJ for her actions, he began hitting on her and playing up how big of a catch he was; moments later, Bryan interrupted, insulted Cole, and told AJ she would do an excellent job as guest referee at Money in the Bank; Bryan then said he knew she only meant for Punk to go through the table and forgave her for what she did, with Punk then walking out and telling Cole to leave the ring; Punk then said he wasn't going to suck up to AJ and was worried about her mental state, with Bryan interrupting and saying Punk was only saying what he was to convince AJ to help him in the match; AJ then turned around to Bryan and began kissing him, with Punk leaving the ring; AJ soon followed and kissed him as well before skipping up the ramp and leading the crowd in a chant of "Yes!"; featured an ad promoting 'Falls Count Anywhere' on DVD; included a backstage segment from the party, with Long and WWE Tag Team Champion R-Truth, with Damien Sandow eventually interrupting and saying the party was not what the founding fathers had in mind; he and Ryder then argued, with Ryder winning a fight and then accidentally dumping punch over Eve, ruining her white dress; featured an ad promoting WWE's YouTube content; included the announcement that Sheamus would not be able to compete in the 20-man battle royal due to the injuries he sustained earlier in the show; featured a "Raw 1,000" segment in which Donald Trump discussed the 1/29/07 Raw in which he dropped money onto the crowd; Jael De Pardo of SyFy's 'Haunted Highway' was shown sitting ringside, followed by a look at the new show staring Jack Osbourne; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE's main Facebook page adds 40,000 new fans each day:
The Great Khali & WWE Women's Champion Layla defeated Antonio Cesaro & Aksana at 1:58 when Layla pinned Aksana with the Layout
Cody Rhodes pinned WWE IC Champion Christian in a non-title match at 9:11 with a reversal into Crossroads; stipulations stated Rhodes would earn a spot in the Money in the Bank match if he won; the Money in the Bank briefcase was suspended above the ring for the match
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Alex Riley with the Zig Zag at 2:27; prior to the bout, Guerrero introduced Ziggler from the entrance stage; the Money in the Bank briefcase was suspended above the ring for the match
WWE US Champion Santino Marella, Sgt. Slaughter, & Jim Duggan defeated Drew McIntyre, Hunico, & Camacho at 2:25 when Marella pinned Hunico with the Cobra after Duggan hit the running clothesline
Ryback pinned Curt Hawkins (w/ Tyler Reks) with the modified Samoan Drop at 1:11; prior to the bout, Reks took the mic and said they both wanted Ryback but they flipped a coin backstage and Hawkins won
Zack Ryder won a 18-man battle royal by last eliminating Kane at 10:50; other participants included: Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez), Jack Swagger, John Cena, Tensai, Damien Sandow, Dolph Ziggler, WWE World Champion CM Punk, Big Show, Cody Rhodes, Heath Slater, WWE IC Champion Christian, WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston, WWE US Champion Santino Marella, the Great Khali, Ezekiel Jackson, Brodus Clay, Justin Gabriel, and Jinder Mahal; the match was advertised as a 20-man event; stipulations stated the winner would be the GM for the following week; prior to the bout, Teddy Long came out to the entrance stage wearing a BBQ cook apron and hat and said he had a blast running the show and thanked the fans; order of elimination: Gabriel by Show via a chop (0:18), Clay by Show (0:34), Jackson by Tensai (1:04), Khali by ADR, Swagger, & Tensai (1:40), Sandow by Ryder after being punched off the apron (1:59), Marella by Rhodes (2:16), Kingston & Rhodes by Show via a choke throw (2:48), Punk when a crossbody attempt to Bryan sent himself over the top (6:17), Bryan when the momentum of the move also sent him over (6:19), ADR by Cena (8:11), Tensai by Cena (8:41), Cena by Show (8:45), Christian by Show (9:08), Ziggler by Kane via a boot to the face as Show attempted to eliminate Ziggler (9:20), Show by Kane when the momentum also sent him over the top (9:23), Kane by Ryder when Ryder ducked a charge

7/17/12; San Diego, CA
7/20/12:
Darren Young, Titus O'Neil, Hunico, & Camacho defeated Epico, Primo, WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth & Kofi Kingston
Damien Sandow pinned Zack Ryder
Kane defeated Daniel Bryan via disqualification
Road Warrior Animal pinned Heath Slater
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Dolph Ziggler & Alberto Del Rio

7/24/12; Kansas City, MO; Sprint Center
7/27/12:
Alberto Del Rio defeated Kane, Daniel Bryan, and Rey Mysterio Jr. at around the 12-minute mark by pinning Bryan after Mysterio hit the 619 on both ADR and Bryan, then the splash off the top onto Bryan before Ricardo Rodriguez pulled Mysterio to the floor; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender for the World Heavyweight Title; Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)

7/31/12; Indianapolis, IN; Bankers Life Fieldhouse
8/3/12 - included Michael Cole & Josh Matthews on commentary; featured an opening in-ring segment in which Vince McMahon discussed his search for a Smackdown general manager and then introduced Booker T as the new GM; after Booker appeared and took the mic, he thanked McMahon and the board of directors before then being interrupted by Alberto Del Rio; ADR then started speaking about he and Booker would be working together, with Booker cutting him off and saying ADR was trying to suck up to him and needed to do a better job at it; the two then discussed World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus; Sheamus then walked out, congratulated Booker, and responded to Del Rio's comments; Booker then told the two they would be in matches later in the show, with ADR responding that he wouldn't wrestle until Summer Slam; Booker then said he was the boss, ADR would compete, and it would be against Randy Orton; after ADR left the ring, Booker introduced Tensai as his opponent for the opening match; included a backstage segment with Eve and Booker in which Eve congratulated Booker and reminded him of what she was able to provide for John Laurianitis, with Teddy Long walking in and Booker offering Long a spot on his staff right in front of Eve; Booker then told Eve that all the spots on his staff had been filled; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WrestleMania 28 was the #1 selling sports DVD in America, outselling the SuperBowl; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Daniel Bryan regarding what happened to him on Raw, with Bryan saying he would be saying "No" a lot more often and didn't want to hear the fans chanting "Yes;" featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Orton about his return to Smackdown and facing ADR later in the show; included an ad promoting 'Undertaker: The Streak;' featured a backstage segment in which AW, Darren Young, & Titus O'Neil confronted a crew member and berated him for not having a shirt of them; included an ad promoting WWE's YouTube content; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has produced 23 New York Times bestselling books; included comments from David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, Melissa Farman, Alicia Fox, Sheamus, and others about being bullied and the 'Be A Star' program; featured Tout comments from fans about Punk's comments from Raw; included a backstage segment in which congratulated by WWE Divas Champion Layla, with Cody Rhodes walking in; Booker then told Rhodes he would face Sin Cara the following week:
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus pinned Tensai (w/ Sakamoto) in a non-title match with the boot to the face at 13:32; during his entrance, a pre-taped promo from Tensai aired in which he spoke in Japanese about his match with Sheamus
Antonio Cesaro (w/ Aksana) pinned WWE US Champion Santino Marella in a non-title match at 2:36 with a cradle piledriver into a slam
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero), WWE IC Champion Mike Mizanin, & Daniel Bryan defeated Chris Jericho, Christian, & Kane at 12:00 when Bryan pinned Jericho with a roll up after Jericho dropped an interfering Ziggler with the Code Breaker; prior to the bout, Vickie introduced Ziggler from the entrance stage
Ryback defeated Jinder Mahal via disqualification at 1:14 when Mahal hit Ryback with a mic outside the ring; following his entrance, a pre-taped insert promo by Ryback aired; after the contest, Ryback scared Mahal up the ramp before chanting "Feed me more!"
Darren Young (w/ Titus O'Neil & AW) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion R-Truth (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston) at 1:52 with a fireman's carry into a double lung blower; prior to the bout, AW introduced his team from the entrance stage
Randy Orton defeated Alberto Del Rio via disqualification at 6:16 when Ricardo Rodriguez slid in the ring and prevented Orton from hitting the RKO; Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; after the match, Orton knocked Del Rio to the floor with a dropkick; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus ran out and threw ADR back into the ring, where Orton dropped him with the RKO

8/10/12; Houston, TX; Toyota Center
8/10/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Booker T in which he recapped what World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus did to Alberto Del Rio's car on Raw, then calling for Sheamus to come out and apologize in front of the fans; Sheamus then appeared and said he had a lot of fun on Raw but knew that if he did the crime, he had to do the time and apologized for his actions; after Booker said it was now in the past, ADR interrupted and said he contacted the police; Booker said legalities would get in the way of Sheamus defending the title at Summer Slam, with ADR saying he didn't care; Sheamus then challenged ADR to have their scheduled title match later in the show, with ADR agreeing; included a backstage segment in which Daniel Bryan chanted "No!" at backstage crew members; featured a vignette promoting the return of Wade Barrett; included an in-ring segment in which Daniel Bryan cut a promo in which he complained about having to face Kane at Summer Slam instead of challenging for the WWE World Title; moments later, Kane walked out and confronted Bryan in the ring; AJ then followed and said Bryan and Kane couldn't attack the audience or each other every week; AJ then addressed each man individually before telling the two to shake hands and that she wanted a clean fight at Summer Slam; Bryan extended his hand, with Kane attacking him; the two then fought before Bryan escaped into the crowd; moments later, AJ fell onto her knees at the entrance stage and looked at Kane as he stood in the ring; featured a backstage segment with Booker, Teddy Long, Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks in which Booker told Hawkins & Reks to step it up and that he was only after A+ talent; Reks then told Hawkins that he didn't want to have to go back to his other job for a living, with Booker clearing them from his office; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured an in-ring segment of the Highlight Reel in which Chris Jericho was soon interrupted by Vickie Guerrero, who walked out and said Dolph Ziggler wasn't going to lower himself to be a guest on Jericho's show as scheduled; Vickie and Jericho traded words before Jericho showed footage of Alex Riley beating Ziggler during Raw and said Ziggler has only won one match in 2012; Vickie responded by saying Ziggler knew Jericho couldn't win "the big one" and Ziggler would face him at Summer Slam; Jericho then said Y2J was back and he would prove at Summer Slam that he hasn't lost his touch; Ziggler then came in from behind and attempted to attack Jericho with his Money in the Bank briefcase but Jericho fought him off, but then fell victim to the Zig Zag after Vickie distracted Jericho; Ziggler then hit Jericho in the head with the briefcase; included an ad promoting 'Undertaker: The Streak;' featured a backstage segment with Eve and Booker in which Eve again asked about availability in Booker's cabinet; moments later, Long brought in Kaitlyn, who asked to be Booker's assistant and Booker agreed; Eve then took issue with Kaitlyn getting a job and Booker said the two would wrestle the next week with the winner getting the job; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people watched Smackdown the previous week than every show on TNT, TBS, FX, MTV, Fox News, and every ESPN network:
0Sin Cara pinned Cody Rhodes at 3:47 with a cradle as Rhodes attempted to unmask Sin Cara; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights
Jinder Mahal defeated two unknowns at the 41-second mark when one submitted to the Camel Clutch; during his entrance, an insert promo aired from Mahal in which he said he would beat his two opponents faster than Ryback would; after the match, Mahal locked both men in a simultaneous Camel Clutch before Ryback came out, scaring Mahal to the floor; Ryback then took the two opponents and lifted them up for a simultaneous Samoan Drop
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil (w/ AW) defeated Primo Colon & Epico at 1:41 after AW threw water onto WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth, who provided guest commentary for the bout, with the two chasing him into the ring and double teaming him; stipulations stated the winners would be the #1 contenders to the titles
Christian pinned Antonio Cesaro (w/ Aksana) at 4:10 with a reversal into the spear; after the bout, Cesaro tossed Christian to the floor from behind and then rammed him into the barricade
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE IC Champion Mike Mizanin in a non-title match at 4:44 by reversing the Skull Crushing Finale into a roll up
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus fought Alberto Del Rio to a no contest; Ricardo Rodriguez served as the challenger's ring announcer for the match; following the ring announcements, security guards came out under the guise of responding to ADR's police report he said he filed, with ADR eventually signalling them to attack Sheamus; the champion initially fought them off before he was beaten down, with the five men holding up Sheamus for ADR to repeatedly slap him before hitting an enzigiri in the corner; moments later, ADR applid the cross armbreaker in the ring

8/14/12; Austin, TX
8/17/12:
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Sin Cara defeated Cody Rhodes & Mike Mizanin
Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks defeated an unknown
Eve pinned Kaitlyn
Randy Orton pinned Daniel Bryan
Antonio Cesaro pinned Zack Ryder
Alberto Del Rio pinned Chris Jericho

8/28/12; Green Bay, WI; Resch Center
8/31/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus in which he spoke of Triple H's future, adding he faced him in his WrestleMania debut and he had the respect of himself and the fans; Sheamus then said Triple H was everything that Alberto Del Rio wasn't; moments later, Damien Sandow interrupted and said Sheamus was ignorant; Sheamus eventually told him to shut up and challenged him to get in the ring, with Sandow saying Sheamus wasn't worth his time; as he prepared to leave the aisle, Booker T walked out and announced Sandow would face Sheamus later in the show; included a vignette on Rey Mysterio Jr.; featured a "Don't Try this at Home" PSA with WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston; included all the segments from Raw of Daniel Bryan appearing in anger management class, and Kane joining him; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Booker T in which he said Raw GM AJ was out of bounds for her actions the previous Monday against Vickie Guerrero, with Vickie then appearing and saying she was considering taking action against AJ for what she did to her and AJ's reign would end; Vickie then said the WWE Board of Directors said they would be taking action, and if they didn't then she would; included a vignette on WWE World Champion CM Punk; featured a "Don't Try this at Home" PSA; included a vignette on Randy Orton; Donald Driver of the Green Bay Packers was shown in attendance; featured Josh Matthews conducting an in-ring promo with Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, regarding his beating Orton the previous week to become the #1 contender to the World Heavyweight Title and facing Sheamus at Night of Champions; ADR then said he would make Sheamus submit, just as he did Orton, before Matthews asked ADR about all the other matches in which Sheamus beat him; moments later, ADR said he would do to Matthews what Kane did to him at Summer Slam; moments later, Kane appeared, with Matthews going to the floor and ADR and Ricardo also leaving the ring; Kane then took the mic and said his therapist asked him to come out and apologize to Matthews for what he did to him at Summer Slam; as Kane went to leave the ring, Teddy Long appeared and said ADR would face Kane then and there; included a vignette on ADR; featured a "Don't Try this at Home" PSA with John Cena; featured footage of Triple H's in-ring comments from Raw:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Cody Rhodes at around the 8-minute mark with a reversal into a roll up; during his entrance, an insert promo from Rhodes aired in which he discussed why Mysterio and Sin Cara really wear masks; after the bout, Rhodes attacked Mysterio and tried to unmask him before Sin Cara ran out and opened the door for Mysterio to hit the 619; moments later, Sin Cara put one of his own masks on Rhodes' head before then shaking Mysterio's hand (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)
Kaitlyn pinned Natalya Neidhart with an inside cradle at 2:47; Eve provided guest commentary for the bout; after the match, it was announced Kaitlyn would challenge WWE Divas Champion Layla at Night of Champions
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Damien Sandow via count-out in a non-title match at 6:49 when Sandow ran backstage after the two began fighting on the floor
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd at 2:11 when Young pinned Gabriel with a fireman's carry into a double knee gutbuster after crotching him on the top rope; during the match, a Tout from Jimmy & Jey Uso aired as an insert in which they said they were deserving of being the #1 contenders to the WWE Tag Team Titles
Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) pinned Kane in an impromptu match at around the 4-minute mark with a Back Stabber after Kane went after Rodriguez on the apron; after the match, Kane grabbed Josh Matthews at ringside and tossed him down, then apologized to him before throwing him into the ring; moments later, while still apologizing, Kane dropped Matthews with a chokeslam in the ring; during the commercial break, Matthews was helped backstage (the bout began during the commercial break)
Randy Orton pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with the RKO at 7:11 after avoiding the Zig Zag; prior to the bout, Vickie introduced Ziggler from the entrance stage; Michael Cole provided sole commentary for the match; immediately after the match, Vickie took the mic and introduced Ziggler as still being the Money in the Bank winner

9/4/12; Moline, IL; I Wireless Center
9/4/12:
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Sin Cara defeated Cody Rhodes & WWE IC Champion Mike Mizanin
Zack Ryder defeated Daniel Bryan
Randy Orton defeated Damien Sandow via count-out in an impromptu match at around the 8-minute mark when Sandow ran backstage; during Sandow's entrance, he cut a promo in which he complained about being put into a match without having had time to prepare for it, bragged about having not been pinned, and while fans were going to social media to call him a coward none of them had to guts to do so to his face; he then said the fans should spend less time tweeting and touting and more time reading, before being interrupted by Orton's entrance; Orton then said he already went to Booker T and said he wanted a match with Sandow; before the bell rang, Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero walked out, with Ziggler providing guest commentary for the bout; after the contest, Orton slid to the floor and confronted Ziggler; the two then fought in the ring, with Sandow running back out and sustaining the RKO as Ziggler slid out of the ring (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso and Epico & Primo Colon
Wade Barrett pinned Yoshi Tatsu
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated David Otunga via submission

9/11/12; Ottawa, Ontario; Scotiabank Place
9/14/12:
Sin Cara pinned WWE IC Champion Mike Mizanin in a non-title match
Kane pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston
Randy Orton pinned Tensai
Kaitlyn pinned Beth Phoenix
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan via submission

9/18/12; Philadelphia, PA; Wells Fargo Center
9/21/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Edge in which he talked about the season premiere of 'Haven' on SyFy after the night's show and then questioned how Daniel Bryan & Kane won the WWE Tag Team Titles, referring to them as "the devil's favorite demon" and "goat boy;" moments later, Bryan interrupted and said "they" did not become the champions, he did and then repeatedly chanted "I am the tag team champions;" moments later, Bryan questioned if anyone really knew Edge and told him to go back to acting and retirement, adding neither Edge or the fans could do anything to make him snap; Edge responded by getting the fans to chant "Yes" to Bryan's "No," with Kane then appearing as well; Kane then said he, not Bryan, was the champions; Edge then questioned what Kane was doing, noting their long history facing each other; Kane then said he wanted to fix that situation and hugged Edge; Bryan then screamed "No" until Kane and Edge invited him in for a group hug; before he could hug them, Damien Sandow interrupted and said Kane & Bryan had ruined the show in recent weeks; Edge suggested Sandow compete against one of them; included a Susan G. Komen for the Cure PSA; featured an ad promoting the following day's Saturday Morning Slam, and a match featuring Zack Ryder; included a backstage segment with Alberto Del Rio in Booker T's office, with ADR calling Booker a coward and Booker saying ADR would have to earn another title opportunity and he wasn't going to just give him one; ADR then threw a copy of Booker's autobiography and left; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the WWE app had been downloaded more than 2 million times in its first month, beating the TNT, Discovery Channel, TBS, History Channel, and ESPN apps; included an ad promoting 'Rock vs. Cena: Once in a Lifetime;' featured an ad promoting the WWE Tout community; included a Komen PSA with comments by Alicia Fox, Layla, Dolph Ziggler, and Johh Cena; featured footage after Raw went off the air of WWE World Champion CM Punk arguing backstage that his foot was on the ropes during the night's main event; included the announcement that Dr. James Andrews performed ankle surgery on Cena earlier in the week; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was the #1 entertainment show on cable TV the previous Friday, beating every show on TNT, History, FX, TBS, and all ESPN networks:
Damien Sandow pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Kane in an impromptu match at 3:06 with the neckbreaker after Kane argued with WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan, who was on the ring apron; Bryan sat ringside for the bout; after the match, Bryan left ringside with both belts; following the commercial break, Kane went looking for Bryan backstage only to find Dr. Shelby, who told Kane to calm down; moments later, Bryan appeared and the two argued, with Bryan calling Kane a "big red freak" and Kane calling Bryan "goat face;" Shelby eventually had Bryan agree to give back Kane's title belt in exchange for Kane not ripping off his beard; Shelby then said he would speak to Booker T about having Bryan compete, to make Kane feel better about his loss
Layla pinned Natalya Neidhart with the Layout at 1:31; WWE Divas Champion Eve provided guest commentary for the bout
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus & Randy Orton defeated Alberto Del Rio & Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at around the 10-minute mark when Sheamus pinned Ziggler with the kick to the face as Ziggler attempted to use his Money in the Bank briefcase as a weapon, moments after Orton dropped ADR with the RKO; Ricardo Rodriguez, wearing a neckbrace, served as ADR's ring announcer for the contest (the bout began during the commercial break)
Cody Rhodes pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan with Crossroads at 2:11 after WWE Tag Team Champion Kane appeared at the entrance stage and shot pyro out of the ringposts as Bryan attempted the No Lock on Rhodes; following the commercial break, Bryan went looking for Kane backstage and found him laughing, with the two arguing about each other's loss, Bryan saying Kane belonged in a basement, and Kane saying Bryan belonged in a petting zoo; moments later, they found Damien Sandow and Rhodes laughing at them and the fact they were champions; Bryan & Kane then challenged Sandow & Rhodes to a match later in the show, with the two leaving
Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi) defeated Heath Slater via disqualification at 1:09 when Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal ran out and aided in triple teaming Clay; after the bout, McIntyre dropped Clay with the double arm DDT and Mahal applied the Camel Clutch
Santino Marella pinned WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro (w/ Aksana) in a non-title match with a roll up at 1:50 after Aksana accidentally fell into the ring, distracting the referee as Cesaro had Marella covered after a European uppercut; after the contest, Cesaro took the mic, confronted Aksana on the floor, and said he was done with her
WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane defeated Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow via disqualification in a non-title match at 4:07 when Rhodes hit Kane with a steel chair; Titus O'Neil & Darren Young, Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel, Jimmy & Jey Uso stood around the ring for the duration of the bout; after the match, Bryan took the chair, held it up, but then gave it to Kane to use instead; Kane then used the weapon on Rhodes, with Bryan taking another chair and the two taking turns repeatedly hitting Sandow with the weapons; moments later, Kane thew the other wrestlers at ringside into the ring, where he and Bryan hit them with chairs; Kane then picked up the title belts and gave one to Bryan, with the two then holding up the belts and chairs before arguing again as the show ended

9/25/12; Buffalo, NY; First Niagra Center
9/28/12:
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro pinned Santino Marella
Beth Phoenix pinned Natalya Neidhart at 4:15 with a roll over; prior to the bout, a Tout from WWE Divas Champion Eve aired in which she said she took the attack on Kaitlyn very seriously; the two shook hands to start the contest; late in the match, Natalya kicked out of the Glam Slam; after the contest, Eve appeared at the entrance stage, apologized for her accusations against Phoenix, but then suspended her indefinitely until the investigation was complete (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)
Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Ryback pinned Tensai
The Big Show pinned Randy Orton

10/2/12; Tulsa, OK; Bank of Oklahoma Center
10/5/12:
WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane defeated Alberto Del Rio & David Otunga in an impromptu non-title match at 4:59 when Bryan pinned Otunga with a headbutt off the top after Kane hit Otunga with a chokeslam; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; after the contest, Bryan & Kane argued about who was the tag team champions (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)
WWE World Champion CM Punk (w/ Paul Heyman) pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match with the Go To Sleep at around the 10-minute mark (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)

10/16/12; Memphis, TN; Fed-Ex Forum
10/19/12 - featured Josh Matthews & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; included an opening in-ring segment of Miz TV in which Miz said Kofi Kingston stole the WWE IC Title from him at Main Event but he would get his rematch at Hell in a Cell; Miz then introduced WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane as his guests; Miz then said Bryan couldn't get along with anyone and he would be the reason they lose the belts to whomever they defend against at Hell in a Cell; Bryan went on to say he would be the reason they win at Hell in a Cell because he was the world's toughest vegan; as Bryan and Kane argued, Bryan reminded him he beat Big Show to win the World Heavyweight Title in 45 seconds, with the two arguing they were the tag team champions until Show interrupted; Show then took a mic and said he had no issue with Kane and they had a scheduled match Monday but he had a problem with Bryan and Bryan's title win was the biggest fluke in history; as Show acted like he wanted to go ahead and knock Bryan out, Bryan hid behind Kane; as Kane said he could face Show then and there, Dolph Ziggler, alongside Vickie Guerrero, walked out and said no one cared about what happened last year between Bryan and Show because he was the one who now had the Money in the Bank contract; Ziggler then said he would let World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus and Show beat the crap out of each other at Hell in a Cell and then beat the winner for the belt; the four men then started arguing, with Booker T coming out and Miz cutting him off, saying he knew Booker was going to make a main event between the men and mocked him for how predictable he was; Booker then said Bryan & Kane would face Show & Ziggler and, because Miz spoke up, put him in a match against Randy Orton; Orton then walked out for the opening match; featured an ad promoting the next day's Saturday Morning Slam, with Zack Ryder in action and Bryan vs. Tyson Kidd; included a backstage segment with Sheamus and Teddy Long in which Sheamus complained about his recent battles with Wade Barrett that have been interrupted by Show, with Long saying he would talk to Booker about getting him a third match with lumberjack stipulations; after they walked off, WWE Divas Champion Eve was shown watching on; featured a Susan G. Komen for the Cure PSA in which Layla talked about losing her mom to breast cancer; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE provides Raw, Smackdown, and all pay-per-views to the American Forces Network, which is broadcast to all U.S. military in 175 countries and Naval ships at sea; featured a backstage segment in which Long walked in to Booker's office and suggested Sheamus's idea, with Eve telling Booker that that's been her idea all week and Long was trying to take credit for her idea; after Booker and Eve left, Long began looking at Eve's iPad; included an ad promoting 'CM Punk: Best in the World;' featured a look at the New York Post's article saying WrestleMania 29 could bring in more than $100 million in tourism dollars; included recognition of Susan G. Komen for the Cure members in attendance; featured a look at the upcoming Rolling Stones pay-per-view, hosted by WWE; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Barrett regarding his upcoming lumberjack match against Sheamus, during which he implied he wanted the first title shot after Show takes the title from Sheamus at Hell in a Cell; featured an ad promoting WWE '13; included a backstage segment in which Long showed Kaitlyn Eve's iPad and told her Eve had to be stopped and she could do with the info whatever she wanted; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the WWE app had been downloaded 2.5 million times in less than 2 months:
Randy Orton pinned Mike Mizanin with a reversal into the RKO at around the 13-minute mark; during the bout, Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez were shown watching on from a luxury suite; minutes later, Matt Striker conducted an interview with ADR about his upcoming match with Orton at Hell in a Cell; after the bout, Orton looked up to stare at ADR in the suite; ADR then took the mic, after Orton waved him down, and said their match would be on his terms, not Orton's (the match began during the commercial break)
Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow defeated Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd at 3:16 when Rhodes pinned Kidd with the Beautiful Disaster as Kidd attmepted to put Sandow in the Sharpshooter
WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane defeated Big Show & Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 13:07 when Ziggler submitted to the No Lock after Kane blocked Ziggler's attempt at the Zig Zag; after the match, Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow attacked Bryan & Kane at the entrance stage and left them laying
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. in a non-title match at 2:46 with the Neutralizer after hitting a European uppercut as Dibiase came off the ropes; during his entrance, footage was shown of Cesaro visiting Sun Studio in Memphis, with him making fun of Elvis, Johnny Cash, and others who recorded there; Cesaro then said the building should be demolished and it wasn't part of his America
Heath Slater (w/ Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal) pinned Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi) at 1:55 with a facebuster after Clay became distracted by McIntyre and Mahal on the ring apron; prior to the bout, Slater, McIntyre, & Mahal cut an in-ring promo about their new group
Layla pinned Natalya Neidhart at 1:53 with a kick to the head; WWE Divas Champion Eve provided guest commentary for the match
World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett in a non-title lumberjack match at 10:56 with the boot to the face after Barrett collided with Cody Rhodes on the ring apron; lumberjacks for the bout included: Ted Dibiase Jr., Yoshi Tatsu, Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal, Drew McIntyre, Brodus Clay, WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro, Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth, Santino Marella, Zack Ryder, Sin Cara, Darren Young, Titus O'Neil, Big Show, Primo Colon, Epico, Damien Sandow, Rhodes, Jimmy & Jey Uso; late in the bout, all the lumberjacks began fighting on the floor, with WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane then appearing and trying to get at Rhodes & Sandow, leading to the finish; after the match, Ziggler hit the Zig Zag on Sheamus attempted to cash in his Money in the Bank contract, only for Show to knock Ziggler out with a punch and leave ringside; Show then cut a promo from the entrance stage and told Sheamus that he would knock him out just as he did Ziggler

10/30/12; Fayetteville, NC; Crown Center
11/4/12 - included Josh Matthews & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; featured an opening segment of Miz TV in which Mike Mizanin briefly discussed the situation between John Cena and AJ before then introducing Sheamus as the now former World Heavyweight Champion; after Sheamus came out, Miz praised his match against the Big Show and assumed Sheamus now felt like a loser; when Sheamus noted Miz lost to WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston at Hell in a Cell, Miz said he's beaten Kingston before but Sheamus had never beaten Show and never would; when Miz claimed he played a part in Show's recent path of destruction, Sheamus questioned whether he should be the one Sheamus kicks in the face; after Miz said he would take the title back from Kingston, Kingston interrupted and made fun of his three consecutive wins over Miz; Miz replied by saying he would lead his team to victory at Survivor Series and would personally eliminate Kingston; Show then walked out and questioned Miz why he was interviewing Sheamus instead of the new champion; Sheamus then challenged Show to a fight then and there, with Show saying Sheamus didn't really want that and he would get all of him he could handle at Survivor Series; moments later, Miz tried to attack Kingston, with Kingston dumping him to the floor; included an ad promoting WWE '13; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Twitter followers than TMZ, Nike, Coca-Cola, HBO, Under Armour, Disney, and McDonald's; included a backstage segment in which Booker T congratulated Show on his title victory and then told him that he would team with Miz later in the night against Sheamus & Kingston; featured an ad promoting 'Maximum Conviction,' starring Steve Austin; included an ad promoting Saturday Morning Slam, with Sin Cara in action as well as Brodus Clay vs. Cody Rhodes; featured a look at the closing segment from Raw and the formation of Team Foley and Team Punk for Survivor Series; included a backstage segment with Booker T, Teddy Long, and Natalya Neidhart in which Neidhart offered to chip in since WWE Divas Champion Eve was overseas; David Otunga then interrupted and said he had more leadership than Natalya, with Booker putting him in a match against the returning Great Khali; Otunga then spat his coffee on Natalya, with Natalya slapping him and causing him to spit more coffee on Long; featured an ad promoting the new WWE Encyclopedia; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 29 tickets going on sale Nov. 12; featured a Susan G. Komen PSA with comments from Cena, Kingston, Layla, AJ, and Eve, footage of Cena and WWE presenting Komen for the Cure with a $1 million check, and Layla discussing losing her mom to breast cancer; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, regarding involving themselves in Randy Orton's match, with Orton appearing behind them and attacking ADR; moments later, Orton poured hot food over Rodriguez's head before backdropping ADR through a table in catering; after ADR & Rodriguez escaped, Striker attempted to interview Orton with Orton then shoving his face into a cake; several wrestlers in the background, including Heath Slater and Drew McIntyre were shown laughing at Striker; featured an ad promoting WWE's involvement with Tout; included a backstage segment in which Neidhart thanked Khali for beating Otunga; featured a look at tweets surrounding the Cena, AJ, Vickie Guerrero situation, with Vickie announcing she would present more evidence on Raw; included a backstage segment with Show and Miz in which they discussed who should follow the other's lead in their upcoming match; featured the announcement the following week's Tuesday Smackdown would feature Orton vs. ADR in a falls count anywhere match:
Darren Young (w/ Titus O'Neil) pinned Sin Cara (w/ Rey Mysterio Jr.) at 3:38 with a fireman's carry into a lung blower; after the match, O'Neil took a mic at ringside, blew a whistle, bragged on Young's win, and challenged Mysterio to a match; Mysterio immediately slid into the ring and threw his shirt into O'Neil's face
Rey Mysterio Jr. (w/ Sin Cara) pinned Titus O'Neil (w/ Darren Young) at 2:57 with a roll up after O'Neil missed a charge in the corner and hit the middle turnbuckle; after the match, Mysterio & Cara mocked Young & O'Neil's "Millions of dollars" dance at the entrance stage
Wade Barrett pinned Randy Orton with a roll up at around the 12-minute mark after Orton became distracted by Alberto Del Rio, at the entrance stage, and Ricardo Rodriguez, on the ring apron; prior to the bout, ADR, who was ringside providing guest commentary, slid in the ring to attack Orton but was himself attacked; moments later, Rodriguez sent Orton into the ringpost, with ADR doing the same moments later; eventually, referees came out and took ADR and Rodriguez backstage before the opening bell (the match began during the commercial break)
The Great Khali pinned David Otunga with the chop to the head at 1:34; Natalya Neidhart was shown watching on backstage during the bout (Khali's return match)
R-Truth pinned Justin Gabriel with the Little Jimmy at 3:27; prior to and after the bout, the two shook hands
World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show & Mike Mizanin defeated Sheamus & WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston at 9:39 when Miz pinned Kingston after Show punched Kingston in the face behind the referee's back; after the match, Show held up the title belt at the entrance stage, with Sheamus responding by kicking Miz in the face

11/6/12; Birmingham, England; LG Arena
11/6/12 - featured Josh Matthews & John Bradshaw Layfield on commentary; included Michael Cole conducting an opening in-ring interview with Sheamus regarding he and William Regal going to a pub the previous night and getting into an altercation with World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show; cell phone footage from WWE.com was then shown of Sheamus and Regal arriving and Show attacking them from behind, knocking Regal out with a punch and assaulting Sheamus; moments later, Sheamus had Cole leave the ring before saying he couldn't respect Show's actions against Regal, who played a big part in his career and had helped many of the wrestlers backstage; Sheamus then called for Show to come out so he could kick his "arse;" Show then appeared on the big screen and said he held back to ensure Sheamus could actually make it to Survivor Series; Show went on to say he wasn't coming out because Sheamus had nothing to offer him, with Wade Barrett appearing instead and reminded Sheamus they would fight the next night on Main Event and the fact he wanted to also face Show was crazy; Sheamus then challenged Barrett to a fight since Show wasn't showing up; Barrett then approached the ring but turned around and went backstage; featured an ad promoting Jerry Lawler's return to Raw the following week; included info on how fans can donate to the New Jersey Relief Fund; featured a backstage segment in which Booker T spoke with Barrett and informed him that Sheamus & Regal would face Barrett & Show later in the night, with Barrett thanking him; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read "CM Punk: Best in the World" is the #1 sports DVD in America; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 29 tickets going on sale Nov. 12; included a Tweet from Vickie Guerrero in which she said she had more evidence against John Cena and AJ; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Booker in which Booker accused Long of trying to kiss up to him before saying he was just kidding, with the two laughing; included an ad promoting WWE '13; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, regarding his alteraction with Randy Orton the previous week and facing Orton later in the show in a falls count anywhere match; after Striker left, Rosa Mendes appeared and wished ADR good luck in his match; included an ad promoting 'Brock Lesnar: Here Comes the Pain Collector's Edition;' featured info for how fans can help in Hurricane Sandy relief by donating to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his upcoming bout with ADR; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Fandango:
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Mike Mizanin at 11:32 with a crossbody off the top after knocking Miz off the top rope; after the bout, Mix extended his hand to Kingston, with Kingstop hitting a dropkick and sending Miz to the floor
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & Sin Cara at 3:18 when O'Neil pinned Mysterio with a sit-down spinebuster; after the bout, Matt Striker attempted to interview Young & O'Neil in the ring, with O'Neil blowing a whistle and then conducting his own interview with Young about the importance of their win and going after the WWE Tag Team Titles; O'Neil & Young then had Striker get between them as they did their "Millions of Dollars" dance before telling him to get out of the ring as they continued to dance
World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show & Wade Barrett defeated Sheamus & William Regal at 13:01 when Show pinned Regal with the punch to the face, immediately after Regal hit the running knee to the head on Show
Randy Orton pinned Alberto Del Rio in a falls count anywhere match at 12:46 with a RKO onto the steel steps, inside the ring, after ADR attempted to hit Orton with a steel chair but struck the steps instead; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout (The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012)

11/13/12; Cleveland, OH; Quicken Loans Arena
11/16/12 - featured an opening shot of Sheamus waiting in the parking lot for the arrival of World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show; included an in-ring segment of Miz TV in which Mike Mizanin came out to chants of "Miz is awesome" in which Miz noted he was on Team Foley at Survivor Series, that he was on the poster for the pay-per-view, and he wouldn't fall in line with any team captain, whether it was Dolph Ziggler or Mick Foley; Miz then brought Foley into the ring as his guest; Foley then showed off his book 'A Most Mizerable Christmas' which featured Miz as a character, with Foley then asking which Miz would show up at Survivor Series - the one that beat John Cena at WrestleMania or the one that takes vacations and wears makeup; Foley then introduced the remainder of his team - Randy Orton, WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane, in which Bryan and Kane had words before Kingston intervened; Miz and Kingston then had words, with Orton taking the mic and noting his history with Foley and saying there wasn't a member on the team he liked or trusted; moments later, Ziggler, Alberto Del Rio, Ricardo Rodriguez, Wade Barrett, & Damien Sandow appeared at the entrance stage, with Ziggler insulting Team Foley; Ziggler then broke up ADR speaking with Rodriguez, with ADR and Ziggler having words over which of them was more deserving of being team captain; Foley then said Booker T allowed him to set up matches with Ziggler's consent, with Foley proposing ADR & Ziggler face Miz & Orton later in the night and Barrett face Kane; Sandow then made fun of Team Foley, with Foley setting up Sandow and Kingston in the opening match; featured the announcement Saturday Night Slam would feature Kingston and Zack Ryder; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous Raw was the most socially active show of the night, beating Monday Night Football and Dancing with the Stars, combined; featured the announcement Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel would face 3MB on the Survivor Series pre-show; included a backstage segment with Booker T and Sheamus in which Booker told Sheamus to settle down or there would be consequences; featured an in-ring promo by Sheamus in which he called for Show to fight him in the ring; moments later, Show appeared and said he was scared of what he might do to Sheamus and Sheamus needed to thank him, with Sheamus leaving the ring to go after Show until he was stopped in the aisle by Booker and held back as Show went backstage; Booker then told Sheamus to leave the building; included a "Did you know?" graphic which stated WWE '13 was the #1 sports title the previous week, beating Madden, FIFA, and NBA2K13; featured a backstage segment with Show and Booker in which Booker said Show would be in the main event against a person of his choosing; included an ad promoting 'The Day' on DVD; featured an ad promoting Tribute to the Troops 2012:
Damien Sandow pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 10:00 with a roll up after Kingston injured his knee
Kaitlyn, Layla, & Natalya Neidhart defeated WWE Divas Champion Eve, Aksana, & Alicia Fox at 3:41 when Kaitlyn pinned Fox with the reverse DDT
Mike Mizanin & Randy Orton defeated Dolph Ziggler & Alberto Del Rio at 10:31 when Miz pinned ADR with the Skull Crushing Finale after tagging himself in to the match; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; after the bout, Orton and Miz argued before Orton dropped Miz with the RKO
WWE Tag Team Champion Kane defeated Wade Barrett via disqualification at the 57-second mark when Dolph Ziggler, Alberto Del Rio, and Damien Sandow interfered; after the bout, WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan ran out to make the save but was beaten down as well; Mick Foley then appeared at the entrance stage and called for WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston to come out, with Kingston too being beaten down; Randy Orton soon joined, with Orton dropping Sandow and Ziggler with the RKO; moments later, Mike Mizanin appeared at the entrance stage and watched his team in the ring
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro pinned Sin Cara in a non-title match with the European uppercut and Neutralizer at 2:20; R-Truth provided guest commentary for the bout; after the match, Truth stood on the announce table with a mic and led the crowd in a chant of "USA" before clearing Cesaro from the ring
World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show pinned the Great Khali (mystery opponent) in a non-title match at 3:33 with the punch to the face; after the bout, Sheamus's music played before Show's started back up, visibly bothering Show; after Show went backstage and in the parking lot, Matt Striker attempted to interview him but Show chased him off; Show then went to get in his bus, with Sheamus coming out of it and assaulting Show in the parking lot; Show eventually threw Sheamus onto the hood of a car, cracking the windshield; Sheamus eventually rammed Show into another windsheild, also cracking it, and continued to assault Show until Booker T and referees intervened

11/20/12; Grand Rapids, MI; Van Andel Arena
11/23/12 - featured an opening in-ring segment of Miz TV in which Mike Mizanin introduced John Cena as his guest to discuss his relationship with AJ and his tweaked knee; Cena admitted he liked kissing AJ on Raw and that she was a good kisser; moments later, AJ came out and told Cena she knew he just kissed her to prove a point to Vickie Guerrero; after Miz questioned if they were in love, Dolph Ziggler interrupted and said, if he were Cena he would hate AJ and then reviewed footage of AJ confronting Ziggler in the men's locker room and then throwing Cena into the bathroom stalls; Guerrero then joined Ziggler at the entrance stage and made fun of Cena and AJ before Cena said Vickie ate a lot of nuts and Ziggler was still trying to find his; included an ad promoting WWEshop.com; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Brock Lesnar: Here comes the Pain Collector's Edition is the #1 sports DVD in the US; included a backstage segment in which Booker T told Sheamus that he wouldn't let him compete later in the show but would give him a chairs match against World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show at TLC; Booker then gave Sheamus access to his personal suite to watch the rest of the show, and then told Sheamus that Show would face WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & Daniel Bryan in a handicap match later in the night; featured a backstage segment in which Bryan & Kane argued about their match later in the night against Show, with Bryan then offering to invite Kane to his house for Christmas should they win their match; included an ad promoting 'The Attitude Era' on DVD; featured an ad promoting WWE '13; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers all US military free tickets to live events in the US; featured the announcement Michael Cole would conduct an interview with Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, & Roman Reigns Monday on Raw; included an ad promoting 'The Day' on DVD:
Ryback pinned Darren Young (w/ Titus O'Neil) with Shellshocked at 2:13; O'Neil provided guest commentary for the match; after the contest, O'Neil took the mic and confronted Ryback, with Ryback also dropping him with Shellshocked
R-Truth pinned WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro in a non-title match at 1:34 with the Little Jimmy after avoiding the Neutralizer; during his entrance, Cesaro cut a promo on how fat the crowd were following Thanksgiving
Alberto Del Rio defeated Sin Cara via submission with the cross armbreaker at 9:47; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; the bout was contested under blue and orange lights
World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & Daniel Bryan in a handicap match at 8:01 by pinning Bryan with the chokeslam, moments after Kane left ringside and Show powered out of the No Lock; during the bout, Sheamus was shown sitting in Booker T's suite, alongside William Regal; after the bout, Kane returned to the ring to tend to Bryan as Show held up the title belt in the direction of Sheamus; Show then attempted to knock out Kane with a punch, with the two grabbing each other by the throat before Bryan kicked Show from behind and Show escaped to the floor; moments later, Show took the mic at the entrance stage and cut a promo on facing Sheamus in a chairs match at TLC
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Damien Sandow with the spin kick to the face at 8:58; Wade Barrett provided guest commentary for the bout; during Sandow's entrance, a Tout from Cody Rhodes, his shoulder heavily taped, was shown in which Rhodes told Sandow to stay focused on the bigger picture; moments later, a photo of Kane was shown on a dart board behind Rhodes; after the contest, Barrett took the mic at ringside, stood on the commentary table, and told Kingston that when Kingston defended the title against him it would be his last title defense because he would take the belt
Dolph Ziggler pinned Randy Orton at 12:32 with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after avoiding the RKO; after the contest, Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez came out, with Orton dropping Rodriguez with the RKO as ADR watched on from the apron; moments later, John Cena tackled Ziggler at the entrance stage and applied the STFU as referees tried to pull him off

11/27/12; Bossier City, LA; Century Link Center
11/30/12:
John Cena pinned Alberto Del Rio
The Great Khali pinned David Otunga
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane defeated Wade Barrett, Darren Young & Titus O'Neil
Damien Sandow pinned Tyson Kidd
Heath Slater & Jinder Mahal defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Sheamus defeated Dolph Ziggler via disqualification

12/4/12; North Charleston, SC; Coliseum
12/7/12 - featured the announcement of a written statement from Vince McMahon in which he addressed the injury to WWE World Champion CM Punk and said Ryback, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane would face Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, & Roman Reigns in the TLC main event, with pinfalls and submissions legal; additionally, Ryback would still get a future title shot against Punk; included an in-ring segment in which Booker T showed footage from recent physical altercations between Sheamus and World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show and said the two could not have contact with each other until the TLC pay-per-view or they would be supsended; Booker then introduced Show and Sheamus to sign their no contact contract, then reminding both that if they got into a fight then and there they would face the consequences; Sheamus then signed the contract and the two had words about the upcoming chairs match, noting they could end the other's career; Show eventually tipped the table over onto Show, with Booker having to hold him back and saying he could take out his frustrations on Alberto Del Rio later in the night; Booker then said Show would face WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan in the opening bout; featured an ad promoting E!'s pre-show coverage of the following Saturday's Rolling Stones' pay-per-view concert; included a Tribute to the Troops ad featuring Miss Piggy and Flo-Rida; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE beat the NFL, New York Times, Pepsi, McDonald's, MLB, and Ebay in the latest Social Business Power Rankings; included an in-ring segment in which Damien Sandow said he was searching for an apprentice and found a fan in the crowd to come into the ring; moments later, Sandow quizzed him before he got a wrong answer, with Sandow sending him out of the ring and calling him a loser; Mike Mizanin then appeared and made fun of Sandow's appearance before then leaving the ring; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Wade Barrett regarding his match with Randy Orton later in the night, during which Barrett noted he sent Orton out of the WWE for months the previous year after knocking him down a flight of stairs; included an ad promoting the Rolling Stones pay-per-view Dec. 15; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's show was seen by more viewers than all shows on ESPN, including college football, college basketball, and the NBA; included a video sent from Seth Rollings, Dean Ambrose, & Roman Reigns in which they cut a promo on Ryback, Randy Orton, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane, and the Miz, adding they were there to sheild the WWE from injustice and they worked for no one but themselves; featured an in-ring promo by WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro in which he insulted the American crowd, saying they looked like the 'American Dream' before showing a photo of Dusty Rhodes on the big screen; moments later, R-Truth interrupted from the entrance stage, praised the American people for working hard in the face of difficulties; the two continued to have words, with Truth entering the ring and tackling Cesaro, with Cesaro eventually rolling out to the floor and leaving the belt behind; included an ad promoting Kid Rock's appearance at Tribute to the Troops:
World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan in a non-title match at 10:50 with a chokeslam as Bryan was on the top rope, moments after Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, & Roman Reigns appeared in the crowd; after the bout, the three surrounded Bryan in the ring and triple teamed him until WWE Tag Team Champion Kane came out; Kane was then beaten down as well and put through the announce table with a triple team powerbomb
Drew McIntyre, Heath Slater, & Jinder Mahal defeated Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi), Jimmy & Jey Uso at 2:34 when McIntyre pinned Jimmy with the Future Shock after crotching him on the top rope
Randy Orton pinned Wade Barrett with the RKO at 10:47, moments after WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, who provided guest commentary for the match, prevented Barrett from exposing a turnbuckle behind the referee's back
The Great Khali & Hornswoggle (w/ Natalya Neidhart) defeated Epico & Primo Colon (w/ Rosa Mendes) at 2:54 when Hornswoggle pinned Epico with the frog splash after Khali hit the chop to the head
Sheamus defeated Alberto Del Rio via submission with the Texas Cloverleaf at around the 12-minute mark; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show appeared at the entrance stage at the 4-minute mark; after the match, Show confronted Sheamus in the ring and dared Sheamus to hit him, with Sheamus then grabbing Rodriguez and throwing him head-first into Show's groin

12/11/12; Bridgeport, CT; Webster Bank Arena
12/14/12 - the entrance and aisle were decorated with tables, ladders, and chairs; featured an ad promoting the following week's WWE Week on the USA Network; included an ad promoting WWEshop.com; featured a backstage segment in which David Otunga looked over the no contact clause with World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show and said they could get Sheamus out of his title shot at TLC; included a Tribute to the Troops ad with Flo-rida and Miss Piggy; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's episode was the most watched regularly scheduled program on SyFy for the 115th week in a row; included an in-ring segment in which Show and Otunga said they would go to the WWE Board of Directors about Booker not calling off Show's title match with Sheamus and that Otunga would also seek to remove Booker from his job; moments later, Booker interrupted, said the title match was still on, and Otunga's law degree wasn't worth the paper it was printed on; Otunga then made a joke about Booker having been to prison, with Sheamus coming out with a steel chair and telling Show there was nothing stopping him from attacking him with the chair then and there if the match was called off; Show then agreed that the contract was still valid and left the ring; Sheamus then dropped Otunga with the boot to the face; featured an ad promoting Saturday's Rolling Stones pay-per-view; included a backstage segment in which Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, & Roman Reigns were shown assaulting Randy Orton; featured a backstage segment in which Matt Striker said Orton sustained a separated shoulder and possibly a concussion; included the announcement a divas battle royal would air during the live TLC pre-show, with the winner being the #1 contender to the WWE Divas Title; featured an in-ring segment of MizTV in which Miz discussed the Shield before introducing WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane to talk about their TLC match on Sunday; moments later, the Shield interrupted on the big screen and said they would deal with Team Hell No on Sunday; when Kane questioned why wait until Sunday, Reigns agreed and the backstage video ended; the three then appeared high up in the crowd and began making their way down until Ryback appeared and joined Bryan & Kane in the ring; included an ad promoting the E! live pre-show coverage of the Rolling Stones concert the next day; featured an ad promoting the following day's Saturday Morning Slam, with Ryback in action and a look at the history of Tribute to the Troops; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has the 10 top selling sports DVDs in America, including 'The Attitude Era' at #1; featured a backstage segment in which William Regal spoke with Sheamus about his upcoming match with Show and facing WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro in the night's main event; included an ad promoting 'Barricade' and 'The Day' on DVD:
World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show pinned R-Truth in a non-title match at 4:44 with the punch after throwing Truth across the ring; Sheamus and WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro provided guest commentary for the bout; during the match, Cesaro confronted Truth on the floor until Sheamus shoved Cesaro back in his chair; after the contest, Show confronted Sheamus on the floor until Cesaro jumped Sheamus from behind, knocking Sheamus into Show, then ran off; Show then complained that Sheamus violated their no contact clause and bragged Sheamus's title shot had been canceled; following the commercial break, Show went to Booker T backstage and said Sheamus's title shot was called off, with Booker saying the match was on and questioned whether Show was scared of Sheamus
Damien Sandow & Cody Rhodes defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at around the 6-minute mark when Sandow scored the pin with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage, moments after the other Uso and Rhdoes fell to the floor; prior to the bout, Sandow cut an in-ring promo about searching for an apprentice only to find disappointment, then brought out his "best friend" Rhodes; Rhodes then took the mic, as the crowd chanted "Cody's mustache," and threatened anyone, like Mike Mizanin, who threatened to drive a wedge between he and Sandow; moments later, the entrance of the Usos interrupted Rhodes' promo (the match began during the commercial break)
Kaitlyn pinned Aksana at 4:18 with a fireman's carry into a gutbuster
Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd, the Great Khali (w/ Natalya Neidhart) & Hornswoggle defeated Darren Young & Titus O'Neil, Primo Colon & Epico (w/ Rosa Mendes) at 3:17 when Kidd pinned Primo by reversing a blocked sunset flip attempt; after the match, Kidd & Gabriel dropkicked Hornswoggle into O'Neil on the floor before diving onto Primo & Epico outside the ring
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match at 12:40 by reversing a suplex attempt into a roll up; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the match; after the bout, Wade Barrett ran out and tried to attack Kingston on the floor but Kingston hit him with the spin kick to the face
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro defeated Sheamus via count-out in a non-title match at 7:22 after World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show dragged William Regal out to the entrance stage, with Regal pleading with Sheamus not to break the no contact clause and cost himself a title shot at TLC; moments later, Show hit Regal in the back with a steel chair, with Regal falling into Sheamus's arms

12/18/12; Pittsburgh, PA; Consol Energy Center
12/18/12 - shown live on the USA Network - commercial-free episode; featured an opening in-ring segment of Miz TV in which Mike Mizanin introduced Dolph Ziggler, alongside AJ and Big E Langston, as his guests; Miz then questioned AJ about her recent actions, with AJ saying John Cena toyed with her heart and emotions and he was supposed to be different from the other guys that treated her like trash; Miz then questioned who Langston was, with Ziggler talking about how Langston crushed Cena the previous night on Raw and bragging about stealing the show at TLC and stealing Cena's girl; moments later, Miz insulted Ziggler, with Langston attacking Miz and then standing over his body as AJ took the mic and said "Show off," then skipping around the ring; included a backstage segment in which Teddy Long brought Brad Maddox to Booker T for Booker to consider giving a job to; Booker then brought Long aside, with Booker saying he didn't trust him and Long saying Maddox had talent and a good social media presence; Long then said he was hungry for a contract and Booker agreed to give him a match; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Raw the previous night was the most socially active show on cable TV - beating The Voice, Hawaii Five-O, and Monday Night Football; included an ad for Tribute to the Troops with Miss Piggy and Flo-Rida; featured a backstage segment in which WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston and WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane in which they discussed the Shield and their tag team match later in the night, during which Bryan complained about not winning a Slammy; included an ad promoting WWEShop.com; featured a backstage segment with Cena and Sheamus in which they discussed their tag team match later in the show against Ziggler & World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show; moments later, Cena whispered into Sheamus's ear about what happened between he and AJ, then revealing he was just kidding; included footage of Miz training to fly in a F18; featured a backstage segment with Kaitlyn and AJ in which AJ wished Kaitlyn good luck before Kaitlyn called her a lunatic; moments later, the two fought before AJ was pulled away by referees; included a backstage segment with Show, Ziggler, AJ, and Langston in which Show threatened to put Ziggler in a body cast if he tried to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot later in the show; featured an ad promoting the other WWE week programs on the USA Network; included a Tribute to the Troops ad featuring Kid Rock:
Damien Sandow (w/ Cody Rhodes) pinned Sin Cara with the neckbreaker at 6:18 after Sin Cara became distracted by Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, and Roman Reigns in the crowd; prior to the bout, Rey Mysterio Jr.'s music played but he did not appear; after the match, Sin Cara was triple teamed in the ring and his knee targetted
Santino Marella pinned Tensai at 4:20 after Tensai missed the running senton
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane defeated Wade Barrett, Darren Young & Titus O'Neil at 10:44 when Kane pinned Young with the chokeslam
Ryback pinned WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro in a non-title match with Shellshocked at 5:09; prior to the bout, WWE World Champion CM Punk, alongside Paul Heyman, cut an in-ring promo in which he discussed holding the title 394 days and it being the longest reign of the modern era, then complaining about not being voted Superstar of the Year; Punk then said John Cena knew the trophy belonged to Punk and not himself and that Ric Flair was a loser who only came back to pay alimony; after Punk bragged about holding the title into 2013 and that no one was going to take it from him, Ryback appeared at the entrance stage and joined Punk and Heyman in the ring; Ryback then said he would challenge Punk on the first Raw of 2013 for the title
Kaitlyn defeated WWE Divas Champion Eve via disqualification at 5:40 when Eve held onto the referee and knocked him over as the challenger tried to come off the top
Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi) pinned Brad Maddox with the splash at 2:08; during his entrance, Maddox cut a promo in which he said no one would forget his name after he won his match and earned a contract; Booker T and Teddy Long were shown watching the match backstage; after the contest, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, and Roman Reigns jumped Clay in the ring and dropped him with the triple team powerbomb; moments later, Clay was tended to in the ring by referees
John Cena & Sheamus defeated World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show & Dolph Ziggler (w/ AJ & Big E Langston) via disqualification at 11:29 when Langston attacked Cena after Ziggler sustained the FU; late in the bout, Sheamus and Show fought their way backstage; after the bout, Langston stood above Cena's body as AJ skipped around the ring, then kissed Ziggler

12/19/12; Rochester, NY; Blue Cross Arena
12/28/12 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Sheamus in which he talked about beating World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show on Raw in their lumberjack match and said his New Year's resolution was to be the new champion; Sheamus then called out Show and challenged him to a title match later in the night; moments later, Show said he wasn't afraid of anything but Sheamus had come up short in his title shots; Sheamus replied that if he wasn't getting a title shot, he would just beat up Show; Booker T then appeared at the entrance stage and said it was true they had both won recent matches, with Show saying no one backstage was worthy and Sheamus wasn't worthy of a title shot; Booker then said Show would be in a match later in the night against a man that will be chosen at random; Teddy Long and WWE Divas Champion Eve then brought out Santino Marella, Yoshi Tatsu, Tyson Kidd, Brodus Clay, WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Justin Gabriel, WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro, Darren Young & Titus O'Neil, Alberto Del Rio, Ricardo Rodriguez, Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal, & Drew McIntyre, Primo Colon & Epico, Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow, Zack Ryder, and others; after Eve and Long fought over the tumbler, which contained the names of the participants, Booker drew Santino's name; Show then confronted Marella at the entrance stage, laughed at him, and walked away; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the WWE Universe views more than 190 million photos per month on WWE.com, more than 70 photos a second; featured a backstage segment in which Sheamus offered to give Marella advice on how to beat Show, with Marella saying that if he used the Cobra and Brogue Kick then Sheamus would never again be champion because he would take the belt; Marella then practiced the Brogue Kick until he appeared to pull a muscle; included a backstage segment in which Show and Booker discussed Marella being unable to compete, with Booker saying there would still be a title match; Booker then drew another name from the tumbler and didn't reveal it to Show, saying he didn't need to worry about it right now; following the commercial break, Show and Booker continued to argue before Ricardo Rodriguez appeared and Booker confirmed he was the name he drew; Show then jokingly told Rodriguez to announce himself as the new champion; as Rodriguez did so, Show knocked him out with a punch, then took his belt, and left; featured an ad promoting the following day's Saturday Morning Slam, and a replay of John Cena's in-ring debut on the program; included a backstage segment in which Booker and a trainer tended to Rodriguez, with Brad Maddox walking in and saying he wanted another chance at a WWE contract; after he wouldn't relent, Booker said he would get one last chance and told him to leave; ADR then ran in to check on Rodriguez, with Booker offering him the title shot against Show to get revenge; featured an ad promoting the WWE app; included an ad promoting "The Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2012;" featured a pre-taped video from Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, & Roman Reigns in which they discussed their attacks on Ryback, Randy Orton, Mike Mizanin, and WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane in 2012 and said more injustice would be rectified in 2013; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Show regarding his upcoming title match against ADR, with Show arguing he already had two opponents picked out and neither could compete and he would lay out ADR as well; featured an ad promoting WWE content on YouTube:
Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi) pinned Primo Colon (w/ Rosa Mendes & Epico) with the splash at 1:14 after knocking Epico off the apron; after the bout, Rosa confronted Clay in the ring, with Cameron & Naomi attacking her before dancing with Clay and little kids in the ring
Wade Barrett, Cody Rhodes & Damien Sandow defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, WWE Tag Team Champions Daniel Bryan & Kane at 10:03 when Barrett pinned Kingston with the Bull Hammer, moments after Kingston hit Rhodes with the spin kick to the face
WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro pinned Zack Ryder in a non-title match at 3:28 with a European uppercut to the back of the head and Neutralizer after Ryder missed the Broski Boot
Dolph Ziggler (w/ AJ & Big E Langston) pinned Mike Mizanin with the Zig Zag at 11:21 after Miz became distracted by Langston on the ring steps; after the match, Miz took the mic and implied AJ would sleep with whomever she was around on New Year's Eve; moments later, Ziggler returned to the ring and brawled with Miz; Miz fought off Ziggler but was then assaulted by Langston; Langston then stood over Miz's body as AJ and Ziggler kissed
Sheamus pinned Brad Maddox with the boot to the face at 3:50; during his entrance, Maddox cut a promo in which he said he would earn a WWE contract; stipulations stated Maddox would earn a WWE contract if he won but would not get another opportunity from Booker T if he lost
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Darren Young & Titus O'Neil at 2:09 when Young was pinned with an inside cradle
Alberto Del Rio defeated World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show via count-out at 5:22 when Show left ringside, briefly battling Sheamus in the aisle; after the match, WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & Daniel Bryan, Mike Mizanin, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Yoshi Tatsu, Heath Slater, Titus O'Neil, Brodus Clay, WWE US Champion Antonio Cesaro, and others came out and forced Show back inside the ring; moments later, ADR hit the running enziguri to Show and Sheamus followed with the boot to the face

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