RAW Results 12/17/12 - Whoooo! Who Would Have Thought The Slammy Awards Could Be So Not Dull?

Pre-RAW Commercial

Cole talks about how AJ changed the direction of MITB, and the Slammy Awards are next!

Show Starts


Setting up for the honor and glory of the Slammy Awards! Showing old winners, tiny clips from old events, and things that could be nominated from the past year. Tonight is the 2012 Slammy Awards!

Announce Segment

Cole, JBL and King are on announce in tuxes. They talk about the MITB Match and how AJ pushed Cena off the ladder. Then onto The Shield, and showed Rollins going through the table after being pulled off the ladder by Ryback up by the stage.

Rey w/ Sin Cara vs Sandow w/ Cody

Rey out in black and purple. He poses on the stage, then waves for Sin Cara to come out. They come to the ring together. Sandow is already in the ring waiting with Cody. Cole talks up the WWE App and how to vote for the Slammy Awards tonight. King shows how you can download on any phone type.

Sandow beats Rey down in a corner, Rey comes back briefly, but then sent sliding from the ring. King rips on Cody's mustache. Sandow out to attack Rey as JBL talks up Cody's mustache. Back in the ring for two. Side Russian leg sweep then the elbow of disdain for two on Rey.

Shoulder blocks on Rey in a corner, then Sandow sets Rey up top. JBL talks about his friendship with Ron and how it makes a great team. Sandow pushed down and eats a seated senton. Head scissors from Rey followed by a low drop kick for two. Rey runs into a kick, then a lovely flipping/swinging neckbreaker on Rey for two. Rey, from behind with a drop kick, then hits 619. Rey splashes off the top for three.

Winner - Rey (3:09)

Video of the high points of the match. Rey celebrates in the ring with Sin Cara. Cole and King have each won three Slammy, how many has JBL won?

Slammy Award

Booker is out to award the 'Tell Me I Did Not Just See That' Slammy Award! Booker walks people through downloading the WWE App.
1-Maddox's low blow on Ryback
2- Bryan loses at WrestleMania in 18 seconds
3- Kofi's miracle save of a handstand at the Royal Rumble.
4- Rock gets Punk-ed

Booker asks how that was, then Boogeyman comes crawling out! He stands, removes some hair things and slams the clock into his head breaking the glass. He pulls out the worms...


Booker is still looking shocked on stage. He says he didn't see that. Tell him he did not just see that. The WWE 'Universe' has spoken, and for the Tell Ma We Did Not Just See That Shocking Moment of The Year. Maddox is walking out as Booker is talking, but Booker announces Kofi as the winner. Kofi comes out with a big smile on his face. He didn't expect to win this, but the WWE 'Universe' has spoken. He's always wanted one, and he's thrilled. He'll continue to make the WWE 'Universe' say wow!

Eve vs Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn attacks Eve and on her with blows. They roll around on the mat hitting each other. Eve rolls out, but Kaitlyn out after her and slams Eve face first into the barrier a couple times. A bitch slap,then Eve's rolled in. Kaitlyn in to a drop kick to Kaitlyn's knee, then a kick to her face. Kaitlyn is whipped and falls to the mat, then Eve stomps her. Eve sits up top and picks Kaitlyn up in a choke. Eve tries this again, but Kaitlyn back elbows and hits a GTS-esque move on Eve for three!

Winner – Kaitlyn (2:06)

Kaitlyn stands over Eve holding the belt, then drapes it on Eve and drops down to pose as Eve usually does.

Slammy Award

New Age Outlaws out for Comeback of The Year! They come out in DX shirts and DX Santa hats! Gunn wants to hit the ring, but RD to the podium with his DX/NAO schpeal, as if he never had a day off. RD says Gunn will screw it up, Gunn pushes RD away and announces the nominees -
1- Brock Lesnar
2- Jericho
3- DX (all 5 of them)
4- King, returning from his heart attack


RD says the 'Universe' has spoken, the winner of Comeback of The Year is – Jerry 'The King's Lawler. King sprints up the ramp as if it's nothing. Hugs RD and Gunn, Cole and JBL on their feet clapping for King. King says he shouldn't run like that, he'll have another heart attack. He thanks the fans for appreciating his comeback so much. Thanks to the fans, and thank God he's back.

Kofi vs Tensai

Kofi bounces out to the ring. Tensai is already out there. JBL asks King what he's going to do next year to top this one?

Drop kick to Tensai, then Kofi on Tensai, but pushed off hard. Tensai really works Kofi on the mat for two. Tensai beats Kofi down in a corner. "Albert!" chants. Tensai climbs and splashes Kofi for two. Tensai tries to splash in a corner, but Kofi moves. TIP and Kofi gets the three.

Winner – Kofi (1:07)

Video of the high points of the match. Kofi celebrates in the ring, up on a corner, but then Barrett trips Kofi off the corner. Kidney shots on Kofi, then he's sent back first into the post. Barrett's finishing punch and Kofi is down. Video recap of Barrett's attack on Kofi. The refs are checking on Kofi.

Announce Segment

Cole is again explaining how the WWE App works and that it will work on either format.

Slammy Award

Vickie out in a black sheath dress. She's there there for Kiss of The Year.
1- AJ & Bryan
2- AJ & Kane
3- AJ & Punk
4- AJ & Cena


Vickie says before she announces the winner, she wants to say for the record... EXCUSE ME! I'd never be nominated for this award. She'd never abuse her authority with a romantic relationship. The winner is, well, AJ, and Cena!

AJ skips out and Vickie says AJ needs to explain her actions to her, Ziggler and the fans for what she did during Ziggler's match last night. "I don't own anyone anything, Vickie." For the past year she's cared a lot about what everyone thought of her, including Vickie, including the fans. Vickie says she knows AJ is trash, and Ziggler knows she's trash. Ziggler rushes out and gets between them. Ziggler stops AJ from attack Ziggler. "That may have been kiss of the year, but it's nothing compared to this..." AJ jumps up with her legs around Ziggler's waist, plants one on him, and really goes at it. He then really gets into it and grasps AJ tightly, is all into the kiss. Vickie is behind him screaming! AJ lets go, drops down, skips around Ziggler, grabs her Slammy and leaves. Ziggler RUNS after AJ.

In Ring Segment

Khali, Natalya and Horns to the ring.


Khali vs Otunga

Otunga is in the ring with Khali.

Otunga goes at Khali, is stopped, then chopped. Otunga into a corner, then a big slap to his chest. Khali will be on the JBL & Cole Show to show people how to Tweet. Another big slap in another corner. Khali comes at Otunga with a big boot, but Otunga moves and Khali is hung up top. Otunga works over Khali's leg, but when Khali is to his feet he pushes Otunga back. Then Khali holds a foot up into the face of a running Otunga. A big chop to Otunga's head and he's down. Khali gets the three.

Winner – Khali (1:55)

Khali and Natalya dance in the ring together.


Cole says there's someone huge there to announce Superstars of The Year, but he won tell. "Whooooooooo, Superstar of The Year nominees are" -
1- Sheamus
2- Cena
3- Big Show
4- Punk



Promo for The Rock and his return at the Royal Rumble. This Rumble is going to Rock.

Announce Segment

Back to Cole talking about how to vote for the Slammy Awards.

Slammy Award

It actually is Flair! Flair comes out and soaks up the glory. No clue how he's there, but he is on the WWE RAW stage! "I wonder why I love Philadelphia. Good Lord what a crowd! Monday Night RAW, and the Nature Boy is back in town. I can't tell anyone where I'll be tonight, 'cause I'll get in trouble if I do that. Maybe later on."

The Superstar of The Year, in the WWE! It's my man John Cena! Cena comes out, takes off his hat, and looks like a kid looking at Flair. He goes over and hugs Flair. To the podium and much heat from the fans. Cena soaks it up and smiles at the reactions. Cena tells Flair he's right, they're a lively crowd here tonight. The fans just keep going with the reaction. Cena thanks them for all the noise, and it gets louder and meaner. Flair smirks. Cena says Superstar of The Year embodies hustle, loyalty and respect. The person who holds it has to work harder than anyone else. He also wants to recognize the loyalty of the WWE 'Universe'. That's why, out of respect, the Superstar of this year should be the greatest Superstar of all time. The Two time HOF Nature Boy Ric Flair, it's great to see you back where you belong. This, my friend, belongs to you. Cena leaves.

Flair says Cena's too much, he doesn't understand why they don't like him. Punk's music cuts Flair off. Punk comes hobbling out, picks up the Slammy, looks at it, then yells, off mic, at the fans that they're stupid. "This is ridiculous on multiple, multiple levels. There's so many things going though my head right now. This doesn't belong to you! You haven't even been here in this past calendar year! The fact that anybody even vote Cena to be Superstar of The Year is absolutely atrocious! This was possibly the worst year of Cena's life. He was beaten by somebody I'm going to decimate at Royal Rumble. I beat him at SummerSlam. He lost last night. The first Superstar to cash in his MITB and lose! He's a loser!" The fans go wild in agreement.

He's a loser like everyone in Philadelphia. Punk used to sit in the locker room and listen to HBK talk about how he wanted to be Flair. Punk never wanted to be Flair. He never wanted to be anybody but me. I was Superstar of The Year last year, that means this year I'm Superstar of The Year. I've been Champ 393 days. I'm the man, not Cena and not Flair. Whooo! Whooo!

Flair asks if Punk wants to know what time it is? The numbers on Rollex (yes, he pronounced it wrong) are hidden behind all those diamonds. He doesn't think so. It's time for you to go brother. This is Philadelphia and Punk can't even walk. Plus he has so much baggage, he couldn't walk a block. Flair looked behind Punk and pointed to Heyman, telling him that he's the baggage. Flair wants to know how Heyman is getting around. He's right, he hasn't been here, but he's been watching.

So Flair knows that Punk can kick his ass even with one leg. Punk says they should talking about baggage!

Flair asks if he means his two HOF rings, or his four ex-wives? Flair laughs.

Punk says he's glad Flair said it, but he can still kick everyone's asses with one leg.

Flair agrees too it. Off comes the jacket and Flair heads to the ring. Up on the apron, 'Whoooo! Whoooo! Whoooo!' Flair into the ring and runs the ropes as Punk wobbles down the ramp and Heyman freaks out.


Punk is slowly climbing onto the apron and Flair starts to hold the ropes for Punk, but then backs off rather than hurting Punk more. Heyman into the ring holding the belt high. Punk and Flair talk smack. The tip of his crutch into Flair's gut, very lightly, then he broke a crutch over Flair's back. It broke too easily. Punk then hobbles a Flair strut, then back over to Flair with a crutch held high, and takes a thumb to the eye from Flair. Heyman is tripped, and Flair locks on the figure 4! Heyman screams like he's being killed. Flair lets go and his music plays. Heyman rolls out of the ring. Flair takes a mic and says he just came to have a good time. "And I have to say something I haven't said – I love you Jerry. They ain't never getting rid of you or I, my friend." King is all smiles at Flair. Flair says he told VKM he wanted to die right here, with a woman from Philadelphia. He's had more fun in that town, and he got paid. He got paid in one of the best sporting towns in the world...

Strange sound from a mic of some sort, and The Shield is coming down through the stands. King, Cole and JBL are all yelling at Flair to get out of the ring. That he can't be the man with these guys.


Bryan and Kane are out there fighting Rollins and Reigns, Ambrose with Flair, but knocks him out. Ambrose out to help Reigns with Kane. Bryan must have been handled as the three worked over Kane. Reigns yells at King, Cole and JBL to get out of the way! They gets Flair from the ring as Reigns clears off announce. They get Flair over, start setting him up, then... "Feed me more!" Out comes Ryback and they drop Flair. Ryback sends Ambrose into the barrier, then onto the other two. Kane and Bryan up. Ryback raises Rollins high in the air and drops him on announce, but Rollins bounces! The table doesn't break, he BOUNCES! Ryback slams his hands down on the table and it still doesn't break.

All into the ring. Ryback shakes Flair's hand. Flair gets silly and leaves the ring, but Ryback calls him back. Kane and Ryback raise Flair, badly, onto their shoulders.


Backstage Segment

Handshakes between Kane and Bryan. Flair is thrilled to be in the middle of it all. It deteriorates into a "YES!" "NO!" and "Whooo!" yell-fest until they stop suddenly and Ron walks into the shot. "DAMN!"

Funkasaurus vs JTG

Funkasaurus dancing in the ring with the Dactyls. Slowly climbs into the ring.

JTG on Clay, but nailed in the gut and slammed down. Clay rushes JTG twice and eats feet twice. JTG off the corner with a really rough looking swinging neckbreaker. Clay fights back with clotheslines, then a splash in a corner. Clay with a fallaway slam. Clay's running head butt to JTG's gut. Clay splashes JTG for three.

Winner – Funkasaurus (1:59)

Funkasaurus, the Dactyls and some kids dance in the ring.

Slammy Award

Santino and Tensai presenting LOL Moment of The Year. Santino comes out in nice shirt and pants, Tensai, falls through the curtain, lands on his face, then gets up to show he has an ice bottle bandaged to the side of his head from Kofi's TIP! He's turning around in circles, looking lost and confused. He stares into space. Santino says they're there to present the Slammy Award for LOL Moment of The Year – laughing the whole time. They know about Haha. Santino turned and says, Albert, it's your turn!

Don't worry, don't worry. I'll say your lines for you. I'll pretend I'm you. "I know things that are funny or my name is not Tensai! In Japanese Tensai means Fat Albert!" Albert turns and puts a hand on Santino's shoulder. Santino says it says it on the teleprompter. Albert says there's no teleprompter!
1- The Rock – throwing Cena stuff into the Boston Harbor
2- Anger Management
3- Orton dumps coffee and sauce on Ricardo & cake on Striker
4- Vickie's bad dancing with Funkasaurus


Albert stares down at Santino. Santino asks if he wants to read the winner? No? This segment really fell flat on its face. Albert glares, then looks over his shoulder to where he did fall flat on his face. Santino says the winner is The Rock. Unfortunately Rock couldn't be there to accept in person. Heat for this. Santino says he had nothing to do with that. He will accept on The Rock's behalf. To tell the truth, if he doesn't come to claim it, I'm going to keep it.

Bryan comes stomping out, grabs the Slammy from Santino, slams it on the podium and starts yelling "NO!" "NO!" "NO!" "This should be my Slammy!" Kane pulls Bryan away, but he breaks away and runs back to the podium and yells "NO!" "NO!" "NO!" "NO!" Kane picks Bryan up like a child and carries him off as Bryan waves his arms over Kane's shoulder yelling "NO!" "NO!" "NO!" the whole way out! The fans yell "YES!" between each "NO!"

Rhodes vs Sin Cara

Just as the camera gets to the ring, the bells sounds. No entrances on TV for either wrestler.

They lock up and the lights go to Sin Cara gold. Rhodes on Sin Cara hard. Sin Cara with a back elbow on Sin Cara, then runs up the corner, sending Rhodes flying. Rhodes outside, Sin Cara out after him and Rey almost gets into it with Sandow. They show stills of Sin Cara' leg being beaten between the post and the stairs last night. "Cody' mustache!" chants. Rhodes really works Sin Cara over for two. Rhodes with an arm swing, then arm hold on Sin Cara in the center of the ring. JBL is again defending Rhodes' and his mustache. Rhodes stomps on Sin Cara for two. King says he's seen better hair in his drain. JBL says Rhodes' Daddy wore a polka dotted shirt and got over!

Rhodes keeps stomping away at Sin Cara. Sin Cara to the apron, Rhodes rushes Sin Cara who flips a kick up into Rhodes' face, but it actually hits Rhodes' arm – no where near his face. Sin Cara off the top with a missile drop kick. Sin Cara ducks a clothesline and hits a hurricanranna. Rhodes reveres Sin Cara into cross Rhodes for three

Winner – Rhodes (4:18)

Rhodes and Sandow celebrate in the ring. Cole and King talk about the WWE App again.

Slammy Award

Layla and Ryder out. Layla talks about social media and how we can interact with the Superstars. She tells everyone to download the WWE App. This is the Slammy Award for WWE Trending Now # of The Year. Ryder says not only is he a presenter, but also a nominee.
1- #feedmemore
2- #peoplepower
3- #littlejimmy
4- #wwwyki


Layla announces that the Slammy goes to (Ryder picks up the Slammy) #feedmemore. Ryder says he's going to take it to the big guy backstage, but woo woo woo, you know it! Layla is all smiles and fist pumps for Ryder.

In Ring Segment

Big Show out with his big chair. He drapes his belt over the top of it. Why is he shocked he's getting booed here. Why isn't he upset that he's not Superstar of The Year? This right here shows he's still WHC. Why boo? He said he'd beat Sheamus and did! He's the most dominant Superstar in the WWE. What he'd like to ask Sheamus is, as he bashed Sheamus with his Big Show chair... "What?" That's how you treat me? "What?" "Boring!" Big Show stands there and tells them to keep chanting. He will open up this chair, sit down and stay all night. They will not chant boring at him when he's the most dominant...

Sheamus' music cuts him off. JBL says it sure ain't boring now! Sheamus out to the ring as Big Show hides behind his chair. Sheamus tells Big Show to relax, he's not there to fight him. To be honest, last night was one hell of a fight. They beat the crap out of each other with fists and chairs all over the arena. Probably the most physical match of his career, he can still feel some of those chair shots. "You suck Sheamus!" yells one very loud man. Sheamus goes on to say, here's the thing, last night Big Show was the better man. Big Show asks what he said. Sheamus says he isn't ashamed to say Big Show beat him fair and square, even with that giant chair, and deserves to be WHC. So he's out to be the bigger man and congratulate Big Show and shake his hand. Sheamus says he's serious.

Big Show actually shakes Sheamus hand! As Sheamus turns to leave the ring Big Show says, "Now get to the back of the line you potato eating Irishman! Whatever made you think your gingersnap pasty white self could ever defeat me?" Sheamus turns and tackles Big Show. Sheamus then starts beating Big Show over the back with that huge chair. Sheamus to a corner. Big Show to his feet, then Sheamus turns and feeds Big Show the brogue kick. Video recap of the brogue kick. Sheamus on the ramp, looks back at Big Show who still hasn't moved!

Ziggler runs to the ring, ref in tow! Ziggler tells the ref to call the bell, but Cena runs out and slams into Ziggler, then into the ref, but only knocking the case from the ref's hand. Ziggler into the barrier three times before Cena stomps away up the ramp. Video recap to see if the ref actually rung the bell or not. He didn't.

Announce Segment

Cole talks about how Cena thinks he should be MITB, and Cole does too. They then go to stills of AJ pushing the ladder and Cena over, costing him the match. Then onto Ryback throwing Rollins off the ladder and through the pile of tables in slo-mo. Then to other stills of the TLC Match, including Bryan being put through a table, giving The Shield the win.

3MB vs ADR & Miz

3MB out to the ring, all rock & roll! Cole gives the same 'air citar' joke. Ricardo announces ADR who comes out in a black Bentley Continental GTC convertible. Miz comes stomping out to a smiling ADR. Miz, ADR and Ricardo stand outside the ring talking and smiling.


Backstage Segment

Ziggler looking for Vickie. He demands to know if she saw Cena cost him the WHC? What is she going to do about it?

Vickie has questions about the match last night and that kiss from AJ?

Ziggler asks Vickie what she was doing out there last night?

Vickie says it was an anything goes match. She was doing her job! How did Ziggler get AJ to help him last night?

Ziggler asks if she doesn't have a Board of Directors to answer to?

Ziggler says he had no idea! Everyone knows how unpredictable AJ is. Besides, this, their relationship is over. Vickie jealousy is getting tired, old, and just plain ugly. Just like Vickie!

Vickie says Ziggler wants revenge against Cena? He and his little girlfriend can have his match again Cena, and his partner will be Vickie!

3MB vs Miz & ADR & Dreamer

Miz says that last night in their match with 3MB, they surprised everybody with the Brooklyn Brawler as their tag team partner. Tonight, boy do they have a surprise for Philly. Their partner isn't just awesome, he takes it to the extreme. The heart of ECW, Tommy Dreamer! Dreamer comes out, kendo stick in hand, and looks like he's almost going to cry! The ref takes the kendo from Dreamer. "ECW" chants.

ADR locks up with Drew. ADR backed into a corner and ADR stomped down. "ECW!" ADR turned it around and beat on Drew. Dreamer tags in. "Tommy Dreamer!" chants. Slater wants Dreamer, so he tags in and yells smack. Slater swings his hips and hits Dreamer's chest. Dreamer sways and hits Slater. 3MB rushes in, Miz and ADR join in and send 3MB packing. ADR with a suicide dive through the ropes. Dreamer climbs and flies off the corner onto the three. Dreamer to his feet and yells as the fans go wild for him.


Mahal tags out, as does Dreamer. Miz with clotheslines and a body drop on Slater. "This is awesome!" chants from the front couple rows. Miz on Mahal on the apron, but outside Mahal takes Miz down. Slater out and hangs Miz on the barrier. In the ring Slater gets two on Miz. Miz whipped into the heel corner and Drew tags in. Miz slammed to the mat, but doesn't even get one. Drew with blows on Miz. Miz with a sunset flip on Drew for two. JBL says he was talking to them and losing brain cells by the minute.

Mahal tags in and gets two on Miz. Chinlock on Miz on the mat. Miz with his back-to-neck breakers. Mahal tags out and Slater stops Miz from reaching his corner. Front facelock on Miz on the mat. King wants to see Dreamer back in the ring. Miz is pushing to reach his corner, but Slater is keeping him away and backs him into the heel corner. Drew tags in and nails Miz with a big boot. Drew stomps Miz a couple times, then back into the heel corner and Slater works over Miz from outside illegally, then tags in. A big kick to Miz, then air guitar. Slater grabs Miz, but rolled up for two. Slater grabs an ankle and keeps Miz from tagging out. Mahal tags in and drops an elbow on Miz for two. Mahal chokes Miz on the second rope. Mahal uses the ropes and drops knees on Miz, then chokes Miz with a foot as Drew tags in. Drew scoops Miz up, prances a bit, then drops Miz to the mat for two. Slater tags in and on Miz's ribs as Drew holds him. Slater gets two on Miz. Chinlock on Miz as Dreamer gets the fans clapping for him, Miz free and a body drop on Slater.

ADR tags in and clotheslines on Slater. Back breaker on Slater, then sends Drew flying from the apron. A big kick to Slater's face for two. Mahal breaks up the count and sent flying. Slater reverses the cross arm breaker, but ADR hits his enziguri in a corner. ADR about to lock on his finisher, but Dreamer wants in. ADR tags out and the fans are wild! DDT on Slater for three!

Winners – ADR & Miz & Dreamer! (14:14)

Hugs and celebrations in the ring, Ricardo joins them and the fans love it all!

Slammy Award

Sheamus out says that the chair beating he gave Big Show had to be one of the most enjoyable moments of his life. "ECW!" chants. Sheamus says ah, Tommy Dreamer! It's obvious that most of the fans are more interested in Dreamer in the ring than Sheamus on stage, but Sheamus smiles through it. Sheamus says three years ago a pasty skinned Irishman who lives a good fight and a great pint won the Slammy Award for Newcomer of The Year. Now he stands before you a three time world champion. The nominees haven't reached that height, but they're off to a great start. The nominees -
1- Cesaro
2- Funkasaurus
3- Sandow
4- Ryback


Sheamus says the winner is Ryback! "Feed me more!" and Ryback comes out, shakes hands with Sheamus, then to the podium. "The late great Owen Hart used to say, 'enough is enough, and it's time for a change' I am that change." "Feed me more!" "Feed me more!" "Feed me more!" Ryback gets huge pop for talking about Owen Hart.

Ryback vs Cesaro

Ryback leaves the podium and heads to the ring. Cesaro out and says what a typical American election in which the voting is rigged. Cesaro is the true newcomer of the year. He's stronger than Ryback. Smarter than Ryback. Unlike Ryback, I am a Champion!

Cesaro on Ryback with a kick and upper cuts. Ryback sends Cesaro running the ropes into a Thesz Press. Cesaro slammed back to the mat a couple times. Big right on Cesaro. Cesaro is scooped but lands on his feet and attacks Cesaro from behind with his upper cut. "Goldberg!" chants. Ryback gets Cesaro up in a delayed, marches, and hits the move, but Cesaro kicks out. Cesaro whipped but gets a knee up. Cesaro out, lifts Ryback high and slams Ryback to the mat hard. Cesaro goes for his finisher, but Ryback counters. Spinebuster on Cesaro and the "Feed me more!" chants start by Ryback's arms. Cesaro rolls out of the ring, grabs his belt and puts it over his head and one arm. Ryback follows him out of the ring and grabs Cesaro, raising him high in the air again. Ryback throws Cesaro back into the ring, he rolls through and out the other side. Cesaro up the ramp and is counted out.

Winner – Ryback via DQ (2:45)

Slammy Award

Mean Gene Okerlund comes out. Then Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat! Out comes JR!!! They line up at the podium to some serious pop. They're all quiet. Gene says it's his honor to be out there with two of his dearest, closest, personal friends to award the final Slammy of the night. Steamboat says he's won this Match of The Year Award on a couple of occasions and it's something he will take with him for the rest of his life. What a moment. JR says he's had the privilege of calling some of these matches this year and each is deserving. The nominees -
1- Taker vs Trip – End of An Era
2- Brock Lesnar vs John Cena
3- Sheamus vs Big Show at HIAC
4- Rock vs Cena - Once In A Lifetime


Steamboat slowly opens, shows Gene and JR, then announces Taker vs Trip! Trip's music plays and he comes out in a suit with his lack of hair. He claps and points at the fans. A big smile and handshakes along with hugs for the three legends. They vacate and leave Trip alone. The fans are loving Trip. "Triple H!" chants. "What's ironic is I won one of these in like '97 for best hair!" Trip points to his almost bald head as he turns to show off his professional 'do to the fans in attendance, and us at home. Every now and then you have the opportunity to be a part of something that... "We want Taker!" chants fill the arena. Trip just stops and waits for them. Sometimes in this business, sometimes you have the opportunity to be a part of something that is... magic. Last year at WrestleMania he was able to be part of something that was just magical. To be out there with two guys he respects more than anybody in this business, HBK and the guy he quite literally considers to be the benchmark of what this industry is all about, The Undertaker. That night was, again a magical night he'll never forget. It was an honor to be a part of it, and it was the end of an era. But, um, he'll let us in on a little something because there's a question... "Thank you Hunter!" chants. Let me just say this from the bottom of my heart, thank you. And I mean that, thank you." Here's the deal and I know there's a million dollar question hanging in the air, and I'm going to answer it now. You've not seen the last of the Undertaker! The fans go wild for this. Trip thanks everyone, and holds his Slammy high.

Announce Segment

JBL talks about how huge it is that this isn't the last of the Taker. They continue on, but then to backstage where The Shield is beating the heck out of Dreamer. They slam him into a garage type door. Ricardo and refs run up. They grab Ricardo who runs into the fray, and send him into the garage door. The ref tells The Shield to leave. They do leave and they call for trainers.

In Ring Segment

AJ to the ring in her little black top with skulls and short denim shorts. She demands a ladder into the ring. Yells and demands they do what she says. They set up a ladder in the ring and she climbs to the the top – and it's one of the TALL ladders!


AJ & Ziggler vs Vickie & Cena

AJ is standing up on the ladder, resting her arms on the top. She smiles, looks coy and says she's just full of surprises, isn't she? All people keeps saying to her is why? Why would she do that to everyone's favorite hero Cena at TLC. She stopped at a gas station and they asked her why? She leans over on the ladder, giving quite the view to those behind her. She says the bus boy at the hotel this morning asked her why? She looks coyly to the side. A couple Divas asked her why in the hall a bit ago, but she thinks that's probably because she'd just made out with Dolph Ziggler. She smiles. She says everyone keeps asking her why. She thought it would be obvious. The reason why she knocked Cena off the ladder at TLC.

EXCUSE ME! EXCUSE ME! Nobody cares why AJ did it. They only care about Vickie dragging AJ's scrawny butt all around that ring again. Vickie into the ring as AJ climbs down. They talk smack as Ziggler comes out to the ring. AJ looks over at Ziggler as he comes down the ramp, a smile and a smirk as well as those coy eyes. Video of AJ making out with Dolph earlier. AJ is standing against the ropes, her arms over the top, a foot back on the bottom rope, her hip cocked to the side. Cena out to the ring, then looks around the ring at the circus out there. Cena looks between AJ and Vickie.

"Ziggler's better!" chants and Cena smirks. Ziggler ducks Cena twice and showed off a bit. Cena takes Ziggler down by a leg and pins for one. Front facelock on Ziggler that Ziggler reverses into a hammerlock on Cena. Dueling chants for Cena fill the arena. Cena up and slams Ziggler back to the mat. Ziggler tags out and AJ steps in giggling and walks up to Cena with a smile, but Vickie in screeching with a sort of Thesz Press. They roll around, vicslamming aj'head to the mat. AJ rolls from the ring and leaves the area. Ziggler rushes and knocks Cena from the apron. Cena sent back in and elbows to Cena's head. Ziggler turns and looks to see Vickie sneering at him. "Ziggler' better!" chants. Cena gets Ziggler up for the AA, but he gets free and hits a DDT for two. Ziggler's epic elbows on Cena. "Let's go Ziggler!" chants. Cena to his feet and somehow locks on the STF! Ziggler makes it to the ropes, but Cena pulls Ziggler away from the rope and locks the hold back on, but AJ is walking to the ring with Big E Langston from NXT. Big E into the ring and slams into Cena.

Winner – Cena & Vickie via DQ (4:26)

Big E gets Cena up on a shoulder and slams down to the mat. Big E stands over Cena and looks down as AJ skips around them as Ziggler stands in the corner looking very confused.

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  • Austin

    I just marked the **** out!!

  • Jason

    They are missing a category: Craziest girl in WWE History: Mickie James or AJ Lee!

  • Nick B


  • Davin

    So I'm guessing Ric Flair is the suprise guest that's gonna present the superstar of the year award.

  • Pluto


  • Pizzaman


  • Austin 3:16

    Punk holds the title for over a year and the WWE Universe still picks Cena over Punk for supersar of the year lol. Goes too show you that the majority of the fans don't give a rat's ass about Punk's crappy title reign LMAO!

    • jdl

      Actually, I'd say is more a sign of the abundance of seven to eleven years old borrowing mommy's phone.

      • Austin 3:16

        Well actually, nobody gives a ish about Punk, just accept it

    • Izblack

      LMAO!! Could not have said it better myself

    • dektcmpunx

      You really think the lame WWW universe is really gonna vote for the biggest heel in the company for superstar of the year over Superman? I bet if punk was a babyface he would’ve won

      • The Myth

        I love coming on here too see Punk fans bitch & cry, their just like their hero Punk

        • criddler

          You are aware he's supposed to make you hate him right? Clearly you don't appreciate his in ring ability or mic work. What do you watch wrestling for? the good guys to beat the bad guys

    • criddler

      haha really? you have the same mentality of a 5 year old. The WWE UNIVERSE will not vote for a 'bad guy' because people like you, are actually unable to appreciate the art of the heel. You hate punk…he wants you hate him. His job is to be hated. His job is not to win a popularity contest for super star of the year. 9 year old girls on their smart phones vote over and over and over for things like this all the time. they vote john cena because they have a crush on him. The fact john cena won is not about cm punk, its about the fans of wwe under 10 years old, and yourself who take the time to obsessively vote on something like this where as most adult fans who follow wrestling couldnt be bothered. I am a CM punk and PaulHeyman fan, and i couldnt be bothered to download the wwe app and vote for 'superstar of the year' because who cares

      • Austin 3:16

        Well actually, I thought Punk sucked as a face too, And unlike you I don't cry about my favorite wrestler not winning superstar of the year. SMDH @Punk fans.

  • Nick B

    Cena hasn’t won a big match since no way out but he still beat punk, who has been WWE champ the whole year? Okay……

    • Austin 3:16

      See but that's the thing, nobody give's a shit, because nobody gives a shit about Punk except for a few internet virgins like yourself. It's laughable that people think Punk could ever be as good or as popular as Stone Cold Steve Austin or any other superstar from the attitude era when he's not even as over as Cena lol. Punk fans crack me up

      • JamieSNZ

        People who only cheer for the "good guys" crack me up even more.

        • Austin 3:16

          Who said I only cheered for good guys. I don't like Cena either.

      • Snap

        To quote Damien Sandow "Thank-you for your irrelevant opinion!"

        If you look at it objectively, it has clearly been a better year for Punk than it has for Cena. However, WWE voting has always been rigged to an extent and the aftermath of the Superstar of the Year results shine a huge spotlight on that. Why? It's all part of their angles and to promote Punk's upcoming match with The Rock.

        "You're welcome!"

        • Austin 3:16

          LOL another Punk fan in denial

          • Snap

            Thank-you, once again, for your irrelevant opinion.

            On PPV in the year 2012 for John Cena:

            Royal Rumble – vs. Kane – double count-out
            Elimination Chamber – vs. Kane – win
            WrestleMania – vs. The Rock – loss
            Extreme Rules – vs. Brock Lesnar – win
            Over the Limit – vs. John Laurinaitis – loss
            No Way Out – vs. Big Show – win
            Money in the Bank – vs. Kane, Jericho, Big Show, Miz – win
            SummerSlam – vs. Big Show & CM Punk – loss
            Night of Champions – vs. CM Punk – draw
            Survivor Series – vs. Ryback & CM Punk – loss
            TLC – vs. Ziggler – loss

            Win – 4 – Loss – 5 – Draw – 2

            CM Punk:

            Royal Rumble – vs. Ziggler – win
            Elimination Chamber – vs. Miz, Ziggler, Jericho, Kingston & Truth – win
            WrestleMania – vs. Jericho – win
            Extreme Rules – vs. Jericho – win
            Over the Limit – vs. Daniel Bryan – win
            No Way Out – vs. Daniel Bryan & Kane – win
            Money in the Bank – vs. Daniel Bryan – win
            SummerSlam – vs. Big Show & John Cena – win
            Night of Champions – vs. John Cena – draw
            Hell in a Cell – vs. Ryback – win
            Survivor Series – vs. Ryback & John Cena – win

            Win – 10 – Loss – 0 – Draw – 1

            I'll post it one more time so you can see the numbers again:

            Cena – Win – 4 – Loss – 5 – Draw – 2
            Punk – Win – 10 – Loss – 0 – Draw – 1

            I await your irrational and illogical barrage of anti-Punk excuses.

            You're welcome!

          • Austin 3:16

            Now your using records LOL, you think wrestling is real now too, right? I swear it keeps getting better & better with Punk fans. Once you again you proved my point, even if Punk goes 1000000000000 – 0 he'll never be as popular as Cena because no one cares about Punk. Get that theu your head. And your right, #s don't lie, With Punk as champ RAW ratings are at a all time LOW

          • Snap

            I thought you had a modicum of intelligence, but it appears I was woefully mistaken. I, of course, know the nature of the wrestling business and could really care less if Punk is ever considered to be as "popular" as Cena, because it doesn't make any difference. I am not so insecure that I need validation for enjoying Punk's work because John Cena is popular with the kids.

            Ratings may indeed be at an all time low, but even with how much I dislike Cena, I wouldn't blame him for the poor performance. When Cena was the champion, RAW wasn't three hours every week being overseen by exhausted writers. A mediocre product will tank regardless of who holds the belt.

            With that said, I'm through feeding the trolls. If you can find one, have a nice life Austin 3:16.

          • H.M.

            The Slammy's aren't supposed to be a popularity contest. They are meant to be – at least in any sane persons eyes – for those who have done all it takes to be the biggest superstar of the year. Establishing yourself as the longest reigning champion in the modern era is something that SHOULD NOT be ignored kayfabe or not. It's a big deal and the person with such a reign definitely deserves Superstar of the year, Punk or not. It's basic rationale.

          • Austn 3:16

            LOL, your bringing up records now. Let me guess, you think wrestling is real now too, right? You Punk fans crack me up. But what does it tell you about Punk that he can go 10-0-1 ans most fans still choose Cena as the superstar of the year? Like I said before, nobody gives a rat's ass about his undefeated PPV record or the fact that he has held the title over 390 days. Just look at the horrible RAW ratings with Punk as champion. It's funny how Punk fans fail too mention how crappy RAW ratings are with him as the champion, that should tell you that nobody gives a damn about Punk anymore. Just accept. Now let me hear your irrational barrage of Punk ass kicking.

        • Austin 3:16

          More excuses from Punk fans lol

          • christopher525

            Aww, someone who's a "good guy" fan getting all uppity. The fact is, Punk is AS over as Cena, or else he would have worked last night in some form, as opposed to Vince telling him to take the night off so they don't risk losing him for the Rock. He's also the "second in line" behind Cena. He's a better worker, and like it or not, he's a better talker, but just because he's not pumped full of steroids the lard ass nation out there doesn't "like him." Then again, anyone using "Austin 3:16" as their name is obviously a fan boy, who only cheers for the "cool/good guy." Get out of grandma's basement son, and also learn to look at this from a business standpoint, not thinking that it's real. Then again, I'm sure you have a couple Punk shirts in your closet with those Cena and Austin shirts, from when he was the "good guy" and now you think he sucks because he "turned his back on you." Simply put, you're proof that he's over, since he's the top heel and is actually doing his job by getting little sniveling twits like you to bash him for being so "bad." Now, troll, that SHOULD be enough to fill you up, move along and look for somewhere else to feed from now on.

          • kbunyon

            Christopher, I was wondering what was going on when I saw your comment come through. I wasn't sure if you were being a tool or if someone was really out in left field. I just had to come and see what was going on.

            Thanks to you and Snap for so eloquently stating the fact. There's some people who just can't get past their own personal prejudices of the industry or wrestlers. Richard is a reporter and really tries to stay out of the comments fray, whereas I'm a blogger and love getting down and dirty with the fans.

            I'm really confused by Austin's comments about excuses from Punk fans. It is what it is, the numbers don't lie. We all like who we like and hate who we hate, but to be so purposefully obtuse is bordering on trolling.


          • Blessed

            Okay here is the thing, I've been reading these Anti Punk comments for awhile now aswell. And I don't get it. But here's what I want too know. Why is it okay for the IWC too bash on Cena or HHH but not okay too bash on Punk without people getting so offensive and wanting too demand why people don't like Punk. I agree though, I personally think Punk is a great worker just like I think Cena is a great worker. Let the people who hate Punk hate, and let the people who Cena hate. And let the people who hate HHH hate. And while you guys are bickering amongst yourselves I'll be enjoying RAW

          • Austin 3:16

            From a business standpoint Cena brings in a whole lot more money then Punk does, so what the hell is your point. Quit crying b/c your hero sucks

          • kbunyon

            Actually, right now, Punk's newest shirt is the top selling shirt, and it's been out for a week. Yes, overall, Cena's merch numbers are higher, but he's also been in the E for so much longer, changes his merch quarterly, and is marketed to the kids.

            Beyond merch, I'm not so sure Cena is the overall draw these days – other than the fact that the kids go to see him. I will be interested in seeing where the numbers fall when both of these guys are inducted into the HOF and their wrestling careers are over.

            Why do you feel Punk sucks? You keep harping on this, but not explaining yourself in any way. Methinks that Punk is just doing his job as a heel, making you hate him.


          • Dre123

            Punk is a better then Cena?, yet none of his matches were even mentioned in MOTY. Outside of Punk's matches with Cena I haven't been all that impressed with Punk this year. And I'm not a fan of neither. And I wouldn't call Punk a better talker either, you obivously missed Cena's promos onThe Rock leading up too WM. Daniel Bryan is better then both of them if you ask me

          • Pluto

            Not too jump into this debate, but too my knowledge Cena, like Punk has never failed a Steroid Test so maybe we shouldn't accuse him or anyone else of that. That's just my 2 Cents, other then that continue.

        • Izblack

          As anybody noticed that CM Punk isn't in any of the match of the year nominees. LOL I wonder if Punk fans will say that was rigged too. Face it guys, CM Punk sucks

          • kbunyon

            Why, in your opinion, does Punk suck? I'm really trying to understand this here.

            Also, you do know about the booking of matches, right?


      • Lagoona

        Your opinion and everyone under 10 years old does not represent everyone.

  • Richie


  • Anand

    Is it me or do i feel like this show is a lot of squash 2-3 min matches with slammy's being distributed? cant we have any good matches at all today?

    Tensai losing to Kofi in 1 min? This is probably the squash match of the year…

    • Pluto

      I was thinking the same thing actually, not much in the way of quality matches.

      • kbunyon

        Most of the matches were throw away matches, and they spent too much time telling us about the WWE App, but how many people would actually watch the Slammy Awards if it was its own show on a different night? I think it was a creative way to get a few moves in here and there while having the Slammy Awards and getting a lot of Superstars their show bonus.

        This show won't get a great grade for the wrestling, but what we saw at TLC more than makes up for it, and the Slammies were fun.


        • Anand

          Hi KB,
          Yes, the Slammy's were fun. But, they had a 3 full hours. So, instead they could've given the wrestlers a couple of more mins for the matches and then let the others soak up the glory.

          But again – the Return of Trip, Flair, Dreamer – makes this a memorable episode. So, I guess people wouldnt really care for the matches or their quality 🙂


  • Jason

    Is anyone else using the WWE App to vote and having issues? I keep getting a blank screen when I go to Active.

    • KingKongBrody

      Lol so did Cole

  • amaanakter

    Ryback is a just a big mess and is going to end up injuring or ending someone's career

  • Matthew

    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOO? What about the lawsuit between WWE and TNA?

  • Pluto

    Damn you Cena! LOL

  • Diego

    I don't know about you, but this is the greatest Monday Night Raw of the year along with the1000th episode…

  • TheVoid

    Zigglar should be making a face turn sometime in the next few weeks. I feel it's already in progress, and only needs to be cemented.

    • Frenchfry

      lol you craycray, no idea where you are getting that idea from

    • Pinkie Pie

      Del Rio and Miz have already turned face. If Ziggler turned face, then that would only leave us Big Show, Punk, and The Shield for top heels. It wouldn’t make much sense to turn Ziggler.

  • Joey

    How was NO CM Punk/Daniel Bryan match in contention for match of the year? Come on now!!

    • Izblack

      Because it wasn't as good as the other matches on the list. It's funny how Punk is suppose too be "the best in the world' and has been champ for over a year and none of his matches were a nominee for match of the year lol. I wonder if Punk fans will say that it was rigged lol

      • Snap

        No, because the most deserving match ultimately got the Slammy.

        Furthermore, just because Cena matches tend to go on last at PPVs says absolutely nothing about Punk or the quality of his matches. I refer you to WrestleMania 8 which featured a double main event: Randy Savage challenging for the WWFChampionship against Ric Flair, which took place in the middle of the show and Hulk Hogan vs. Sid Justice to close the show.

        Which of those were the better match?

        • kbunyon

          Beautifully spoken and backed up Snap. Great way of looking at things. I'm impressed, and agree.


      • fan

        Are you serious? Go back and thoroughly follow the Punk/Bryan match from Over the Limit. Great match with great story telling. Unfortunately they weren't given a proper build, just thrown together.

  • Pluto

    Langston is one big dude can't wait too see what he brings too the table.

  • Woo Woo

    This was probably the best Raw I have seen in a very long time. So pretty much I was right about AJ where she is the spoiled brat that needs to be the center of attention. Interesting to see they added another NXT person but seems just like another Ryback to me. McMahon must truly love the huge bulk guys of late.

    • kbunyon

      VKM has always been high up on the bigger, beefier wrestlers. It's been more of a shock that he's pushed the likes of Punk, Bryan, Ziggler, etc., recently. We should be shocked that there's so many 'smaller' guys at the top these days.


      • izblack

        That’s not true. Vince has always pushed smaller guys as well, Hart, HBK, Benoit, Guerrero, Mysterio, Foley, Backland, Bruno, Flair, Savage.

        • fan

          Pushed to be top stars? Lets review:

          Bruno/Backlund: From an era where you actually had to be a WRESTLER. Andre, wasn't going to be able to entertain fans for 45+mins. They both deserved the spots they were in, but probably would have been passed over during the 80's flashy era.

          Savage: Though he was smaller, he was WAY over as a heel and then as a face. It was his ability (and the staleness of yrs of Hogan at the top) that forced Vince to give him a shot.

          Hart/HBK: From an era on the heels of a major trial regarding steroids. Again, both deserved the spots they earned in history. Took Hart years to get the spot he deserved, because of a guy named Hogan.

          Benoit/Guerrero: Took both of them years to get the shots they deserved, and only got there because the fans made it happen. Nobody was hotter than Eddie at that point, and it was due to his personality and abilities in the ring. Benoit's standing ovation by the crowd, in a losing effort to Kurt a year prior to his shot, made Vince see, he can move a crowd.

          Foley: Attitude Era, where the crowd desperately hated HHH and wanted a change. Vince saw the need to give the crowd a shocker. The man damn near died prior to even getting a shot.

          Mysterio: This one is hard for me to say, as I'm a big fan, but there is little doubt, he was given the shot as a heart warming story tied into the passing of Eddie. Did he deserve to hold the WWE/WHC? Yes!

          The point is, the cream of the crop will rise to the top. But this will only happen if the circumstances (injuries, contracts, etc.) are appropriate. Did Hart get a shot when Hogan was around? Yes, but look up WM IX. Did HBK earn the title at WM XI from Diesel? No, had to wait for another credible smaller star, in Hart at XII. Did Benoit and Mysterio get clean victories for their titles? Yes, in triple threat matches.

          The bigger you are (i.e. HHH, Cena, Hogan, Goldberg, Brock) the better your chances are to be a top player. The smaller you are (i.e. Hart, HBK, Benoit, Eddie, Austin) the more you have to be able to do (on the mic, in the ring, as an overall loyal worker) to get your shot, and that is only if you are good enough to convince the man in charge.

          • kbunyon

            WOW! I'm impressed with your knowledge and research!

            While it is true that VKM is higher up on the bigger guys, there have been a number of guys who were/are not the biggest, but they had to fight hard to push through to get to the top. You mentioned quite a few who did, but none of them were top guys right off the block.


          • fan

            Thanks, KB. Very much appreciated. No research needed, just years of being a fan of the business. I've learned to suspend my disbelief when watching, and look at the industry from a business perspective when enjoying this site. I'll occasionally post, but its usually in one of those long type posts, and done so that more concise information is analyzed by those that actually care to learn.

            I, like the rest of the readers, have my favorites and my opinions as to what directions the product should go in, but don't think its necessary for me to sound like the rest of the IWC (even those that constantly bash the "iwc." I guess they fail to realize, they too comprise of what is known as the "iwc.") I'd rather give information that could be further analyzed.

            I may not always be a fan of yours (grading system in particular), but I appreciate what you do. Takes a lot to sit through the show (especially a 3hr show) and regurgitate it onto a blog. Keep up the good work, and leave the trolls alone, as its a waste of time trying to reason/educate/understand them.

  • christopher525

    Alright, so now AJ has gone from the new Elizabeth to the new Sunny, and she's also brought in the new Faarooq Asad.

  • Robert

    Anybody know what’s happening so glad to see new talent being called up but it the last 2 nxt champions have been called up maybe 4 debuts in a month is a bit much

  • Bryan

    So AJ is heel, Del Rio is face, and Tensai has been downgraded to a comedy character…W.T.F.

    • Luke

      It’s very screwed up

  • JonnyVC

    Decent raw with some amazing appearences. Not a show for the pure wrestling fan, but extremely entertaining non the less.

    Think every slammy award was easily predictable, especially leaving it up to the ‘universe’. I have to admit if it wasn’t rigged (and I’m sure cena & everyone else whom it would concern) knew it was going to be very embarrassing announcing cena as superstar of the year? I think only someone with the brass neck of flair could rescue/accept something like that on his behalf. Very lucky to have him there

    On the subject of Flair, since Lawlers heart attack. I cringe watching these legends take centre stage. Once a performer always a performer but I hope I speak for everyone when I say I hope these legends take extra care!

  • Ricky Valdez

    Ric flair doesn’t say whoooooo he says woooooo.

    • kbunyon

      I have seen it written both ways. Woooo does make a lot more sense, but on the fly when I'm trying to get everything posted as quickly as possible, you get what you get, and that's what it was last night.

      Interesting, after 10+ years of doing this, that's the first time someone's called me on that one. Thanks for staying on top of what I'm writing and questioning me. I don't want to screw up in a big way, and these little ones keep me on my toes.


  • Chicago Made

    Why does the WWE still insist on shoving JBL down our throats? Its so annoying having to hear him talk I cringe everytime he opens his mouth. And as for Punk not winning superstar of the year, that’s just retarded all you people sitting behind your computer screens can say all you want you know who still is the best in the world. CM Punk CM PUNK can’t wait till they come back to Chicago!

  • Brian

    I can’t believe everyone is complaining about

    how the “fans voted for Cena” Etc. Hello people.

    The voting is rigged. They just want you to DL

    The app. Cena was booed out of the building tonight.

    You think he really won? If you noticed in the beginning, the envelope for the winners were already

    On the stand while they were telling people to vote.

    Just like Raw Active. It’s staged people.

    • Davin

      So was it also staged last year when Punk won it

      • Justin


    • Austn 3:16

      So was it staged/rigged/fixed last year when Punk won superstar of the year last year?

      • Justin

        Yep — it's always rigged, and always has been rigged AFAIK. Sometimes their choices match up with crowd reactions and pushes (yay, our voting worked!), sometimes their choices are made to further storylines (what, why him/her?! Now they'll gloat and talk about it for a year!). There is zero actual voting that goes into the Slammys, they're written out on the scripts just like the matches.

        It shouldn't be a big surprise that an awards event for a scripted show would also be scripted.

    • criddler

      The WWE universe might be full of little kids who make up CENA NATION but philadelphia is Paul Heyman Country… Philly is second to New York City in places john cena is NOT WELCOME.

  • willie

    First off i was hoping ziggler would. Have won the title tonight #Cena sucks… … Plus that voting stuff fake already made up cause my app was black the whole time wwe just try to think what would the fan pick. Everybody knows #Punk #SOTY

    • Austn 3:16

      LOL you actually think people care about Punk. Punk will never be as over as Cena no matter how strong they try too push him

      • H.M.

        Still going on about that huh kid? Look, you've been refuted on many accounts on the first page. It's ironic that the Punk 'fans' and 'defenders; you were bashing so much earlier are the one's truly making the valid points while skewering your ignorant *** while you sit there and bury Punk for baseless reasons.

      • kbunyon

        Rather than just trolling, why not explain why you feel this way about Punk?


  • Brian

    Look for ziggler to cash in on smackdown


  • Pashirt

    I hope Langston destroys Cena

  • steven rush

    It would be so nice if people just enjoyed themselves. TLC followed by Raw were Awesoooome! If that was what we get for an annual event, what will happen when Raw turns 20?! Turns left, right and centre; legends making appearances and future stars in the making. For me, the next step is a fighting Ricardoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo…. Rodriguez!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Tim

    I know wwe is not known for knowing how to push anyone. But atleast try with tensai.

    • Pluto

      Why so? Tensai isn't new too the game. He's been in the E as A-Train and did nothing. They've tried pushing him as a monster heel but he just can't get over. Maybe comedy gimmick is all that is left for him at this point. Atleast Vince is giving him an opportunity too atleast get over that way.

  • H.M.

    Last years Slammy's ended with Cena getting laid out by a returning remasked Kane. This year they ended with a new dude doing the same. Cena 'overcame' Kane and I'm pretty damn sure the status quo will remain and Langston who'll presumably have a match with Cena in the near future prior to the real start of the Road to WM will lose in some fashion. I honestly don't know much about this guy but I don't really know what to say. I wonder how far he'll actually go, because I do NOT want to see another Mason Ryan/Ezekiel Jackson-esque failure that soon falls into obscurity lol.