WWE SUPERSTARS (2009-)

2012

1/5/12 - featured a video package recapping the 1988 Royal Rumble, won by Jim Duggan; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the WWE Twitter network has nearly 15 million followers, led by the Rock with 1,791,627; included 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:
WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston) pinned Epico (w/ Primo Colon & Rosa Mendes) at around the 9-minute mark with a kick to the head and Air Bourne after Kingston attacked an interfering Primo on the floor; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout (1/2/12; Memphis, TN)
Mason Ryan pinned JTG with the full nelson slam at 3:33; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout (1/2/12; Memphis, TN
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Tyson Kidd at 4:16 with a kick to the head after avoiding a jumping springboard moonsault into the ring; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (1/3/12; Little Rock, AR)
Jinder Mahal defeated Ezekiel Jackson via submission with the Camel Clutch at 6:06 after avoiding the Torture Rack and ramming Jackson shoulder-first into the ringpost; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (1/3/12; Little Rock, AR)

1/12/12 - included an extended look at the Big Show vs. World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan match from the 1/6/12 Smackdown; featured a video package on the 1998 Royal Rumble, won by Steve Austin; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read 55% of Royal Rumble winners since 1993 have gone on to win the world title at WrestleMania; featured an ad promoting 2012 WWE Hall of Fame tickets going on sale Saturday; included an ad promoting 'WWE Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2011;' featured an extended look at the confrontations between Kane, WWE US Champion Zack Ryder, and John Cena from the previous week's Raw:
Wade Barrett pinned Yoshi Tatsu with the Winds of Change at 3:38; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (1/10/12; Laredo, TX)
WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne pinned Michael McGillicutty with a kick to the head and Air Bourne at around the 10-minute mark; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match (1/9/12; Corpus Christi, TX)
Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) defeated Kelly Kelly at 4:40 when Nikki switched with Brie, rammed Kelly face-first into the turnbuckle, and made the pin with her feet on the ropes for leverage; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match (1/9/12; Corpus Christi, TX)

1/19/12 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the first WWE Hall of Fame ceremony was held June 18, 1994, with Arnold Skaaland, Bobo Brazil, Buddy Rogers, Chief Jay Strongbow, Freddie Blassie, Gorilla Monsoon, and James Dudley inducted; included an extended look at the No DQ Big Show vs. World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan match from the 1/13/12 Smackdown as well as the injury to AJ; featured a video package on the 2008 Royal Rumble, won by John Cena; included an ad promoting 'WWE Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2011;' featured an ad promoting the following night's Smackdown from Las Vegas:
Tamina pinned Natalya Neidhart at 5:23 with the splash off the top after knocking Natalya off the top; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (1/17/12; Las Vegas, NV)
Santino Marella & Mason Ryan defeated Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks at around the 7-minute mark when Marella pinned Hawkins with the Cobra; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout (1/16/12; Anaheim, CA)
Jinder Mahal defeated Alex Riley via submission with the Camel Clutch at 3:22; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout (1/16/12; Anaheim, CA)

2/2/12 - included a video package promoting the Rock for his WrestleMania match with John Cena, set to Flo Rida's "Wild Ones;" featured a video package promoting Cena for his WrestleMania match with Rock, set to Machine Gun Kelly's "Invincible;" included comments from David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, WWE World Champion CM Punk, Cena, Melissa Farman, Alicia Fox, Eve, Sheamus, and others about being bullied and the 'Be A Star' program:
Jinder Mahal defeated Yoshi Tatsu at 4:44 via submission with the Camel Clutch after avoiding the spin kick off the top and landing a running knee to the back of the head; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (1/31/12; Omaha, NE)
Kelly Kelly & Alicia Fox defeated Nikki & Brie Bella at 4:08 when Kelly scored the pin with the K2; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match (1/30/12; Kansas City, MO)
R-Truth pinned WWE US Champion Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at around the 11-minute mark with the Little Jimmy; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match (1/30/12; Kansas City, MO)

2/9/11 - featured an ad promoting 'The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2011;' included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE's Facebook network has more than 53 million followers; featured comments from David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, Melissa Farman, Alicia Fox, Eve, Sheamus, and others about being bullied and the 'Be A Star' program; included a video package on the Elimination Chamber:
Justin Gabriel pinned Heath Slater with the 450 splash at around the 11-minute mark; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (2/7/12; Tulsa, OK)
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Johnny Curtis with a kick to the head at 3:59; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (2/7/12; Tulsa, OK)
WWE Tag Team Champions Primo Colon & Epico (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated JTG & Michael McGillicutty in a non-title match when Primo pinned JTG with the Back Stabber at 3:02; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout (2/6/12; Oklahoma City, OK)
WWE US Champion Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Santino Marella via submission with the ankle lock at 5:40; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout (2/6/12; Oklahoma City, OK)

3/22/12 - featured an ad promoting the new WWE.com website; included an ad promoting "One in a Lifetime: Rock vs. Cena" the following week on USA; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Maxim Magazine rated Miami as the #1 party city in America; included an ad promoting John Cena and the Rock being in the ring together on Raw the following week; featured an ad promoting tickets for the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame and the inductions of the Four Horsemen, Mike Tyson, and Edge; included an extended look at the in-ring segment from Raw between Shawn Michaels, the Undertaker, and Triple H, set to Metallica's "The Memory Remains":
WWE Tag Team Champions Primo Colon & Epico (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated Alex Riley & Mason Ryan in a non-title match at around the 10-minute mark when Epico pinned Ryan after Ryan became distracted by Rosa on the apron, then sustained a double Back Stabber behind the referee's back; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (3/19/12; Philadelphia, PA)
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Eve defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina at 4:22 when Eve pinned Tamina with a moonsault after throwing her off the top rope; little of the moonsault connected with Tamina; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (3/19/12; Philadelphia, PA)
Titus O'Neil pinned Yoshi Tatsu with a sit-down spinebuster at 4:16; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (3/20/12; Newark, NJ)
Drew McIntyre pinned Ezekiel Jackson with the Future Shock at 5:02; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (3/20/12; Newark, NJ)

4/5/12 - featured an ad promoting "Bending the Rules," staring Edge; included an ad for the 100 giveaways to see WrestleMania 29; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read that on Sunday, WrestleMania had foru times more social media activity than any show on cable TV; included still photos from WrestleMania shown to Flo Rida's "Good Feeling;" featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 29; included a closing segment recapping the attack of John Cena by Brock Lesnar on Raw:
Hunico (w/ Camacho) pinned Tyson Kidd at around the 10-minute mark with an Olympic Slam after Kidd became distracted by Camacho on the floor; during his entrance, Hunico took a mic and said he was trying to prove to the company that he deserved to be a main eventer; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (4/3/12; Orlando, FL)
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks at 3:38 when Hawkins was pinned with the splash off the top after the Usos hit a double Samoan drop on their opponents; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout; during and after the match, there were chants of "Yes!" (4/2/12; Miami, FL)
R-Truth pinned Heath Slater with the What's Up at around the 6-minute mark; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout; after the bout, Truth had the referee hold up the imaginary hand of Little Jimmy as well (4/2/12; Miami, FL)

4/12/12 - featured an ad promoting 'Bending the Rules,' staring Edge; included an ad promoting 'You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge;' featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 200 Make-A-Wish families were guests of WWE at WrestleMania; included an ad promoting WWE's new YouTube content; featured a video package recapping the Undertaker vs. Triple H Hell in a Cell match at WrestleMania, with comments from John Cena, Randy Orton, Cody Rhodes, WWE World Champion CM Punk, William Regal, Mike Mizanin, WWE IC Champion the Big Show, Daniel Bryan, and Mark Henry; included an ad promoting Extreme Rules 2012; featured comments from David Arquette, Angus T. Jones, Punk, Cena, Melissa Farman, Alicia Fox, World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, and others about being bullied and the 'Be A Star' program; included a video package recapping the Cena vs. Brock Lesnar brawl from Raw earlier in the week, as well as Lesnar attacking Cena at the end of the show:
Kofi Kingston pinned Curt Hawkins (w/ Tyler Reks) at around the 10-minute mark with the spin kick to the face; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match (4/9/12; Washiington DC)
Kelly Kelly pinned Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) with a takedown into a bridge at 3:55; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match (4/9/12; Washiington DC)
Jinder Mahal defeated Ezekiel Jackson via submission with the Camel Clutch at 3:42; Matt Striker & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout; during the match, Mahal bled from the mouth (4/10/12; Hampton, VA)

4/19/12 - 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 John Cena would be the guy carrying his bags; Lesnar then discussed his upcoming extreme rules match with Cena at Extreme Rules; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WrestleMania's attendance was 78,363, was seen in 105 countries and in 20 languages; featured an ad promoting 'You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge':
Jinder Mahal defeated Yoshi Tatsu via submission with the Camel Clutch at 4:29 after avoiding the kick to the face and countering with a knee to the back of the head; Matt Striker & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (4/17/12; London, England)
Eve pinned Kelly Kelly with a takedown in the corner and putting both feet on the ropes for leverage at 5:21; Matt Striker & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (4/16/12; London, England)
R-Truth pinned Jack Swagger at around the 14-minute mark with the Little Jimmy; Matt Striker & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Swagger sucks" and "Let's go, Swagger" (4/16/12; London, England)

8/30/12 - included highlights of Triple H's in-ring promo from Raw; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WrestleMania 28: Rock vs. Cena on NBC was the #1 most socially active show on all of broadcast and cable TV:
Ryback pinned Johnny Curtis with the Samoan Drop at 3:35; Matt Striker & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (8/28/12; Green Bay, WI)
Epico & Primo Colon (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at around the 12-minute mark when Epico scored the pin after one of the Usos hit the splash off the top behind the referee's back, with Primo then sliding in the ring and dropping the Uso with the Back Stabber; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (8/27/12; Milwaukee, WI)
Jinder Mahal defeated Alex Riley via submission with the Camel Clutch at 5:57; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (8/27/12; Milwaukee, WI)

9/20/12 - featured a Susan G. Komen for the Cure PSA; included footage of Jerry Lawler arriving home to Memphis earlier in the week; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Night of Champions was the most socially active show on TV the previous night, beating broadcast TV's top 10 shows, combined; :
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned JTG with Dream Street at 5:09; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (9/17/12; Bridgeport, CT)
Drew McIntyre pinned Jinder Mahal with the Future Shock at 5:12; McIntyre worked the match with a black cast on his arm to protect a healing broken wrist; there was a chant of "USA" during the bout; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (9/17/12; Bridgeport, CT)
David Otunga pinned Tyson Kidd at 3:23 with the spinebuster after avoiding an attack off the top; Matt Striker & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (9/18/12; Philadelphia, PA)
Darren Young & Titus O'Neil defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at around the 10-minute mark when O'Neil pinned Jey following the Decapitation after Jey was crotched on the top turnbuckle; Matt Striker & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout (9/18/12; Philadelphia, PA)

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