This week’s Monday Night Raw aired live from The Wells Fargo Center in Des Moines, Iowa. It was the 1058th weekly show.
The main event featured Big Show facing Daniel Bryan in a singles match, while in another match, Cody Rhodes faced Randy Orton in order to secure his job in WWE.
Fandango (with Summer Rae) Vs The Miz
Result: The Miz locked Fandango in the Figure Four Lock, which forced him to tap out. Thus, he won the match by submission.
Dolph Ziggler Vs Ryback
Result: Ryback won the match via pinfall following his submission move, The Shell Shock.
Prime Time Players (Titus O’Neil and Darren Young) Vs Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal (with Drew McIntyre)
(Tag Team Match)
Result: O’Neil won the match for his team via three-count, hitting Slater with a Sit Down Powerbomb.
Randy Orton Vs Cody Rhodes
(Singles Match with the Stipulation, “If Cody loses, he is fired from WWE.”)
Result: Orton won the match by pinfall, striking Rhodes with an RKO.
After the match, Triple H came out and fired Rhodes. WWE fans said goodbye to him, chanting “Thank you, Cody.”
Natalya Vs Brie Bella Vs Naomi
(Triple Threat Match)
Result: It ended in disqualification with no winner after AJ Lee interfered in the match. Thereafter, all the divas together attacked Lee. Later on in the show, Stephanie McMahon announced that all these divas will face each other at the upcoming Night of Champions PPV event, in a Fatal Four-Way match for the Divas Championship.
Rob Van Dam (with Ricardo Rodriguez) Vs Damien Sandow
Result: RVD won the match by a three-count after hitting Sandow with a Five Star Frog Splash from the top rope.
Daniel Bryan Vs Big Show
Result: Big Show hesitated to face Bryan, he asked him to leave the ring, saying he didn’t want to hurt him. But Bryan did not listen and loaded a set of kicks to the Big Show, compelling him to put up a fight. The latter replied to Bryan with chops to his chest and by hitting him with a spear later on.
The Big Show then decided to leave the ring but is stopped by Triple H, who is accompanied by The Shield. Triple H got the Big Show back in the ring and commanded him to finish Bryan, but he hesitated, resulting in The Shield doing the job on behalf of him (the Big Show).
The Shield delivered a Triple Powerbomb on Bryan. Triple H then ordered The Big Show to hit Bryan with a KO Punch, but he refused and then left the ring again. McMahon came out and stopped the Big Show, brought him back to the ring and forced him to do the work. He then unwillingly knocked out Bryan. Triple H appreciated that and accompanied him to the ramp.
Orton (WWE Champion) then made his way into the ring and ended the show once again and in similar fashion as before, standing on top of Bryan.
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