The quest for a General Manager on Saturday Morning Slam continues. Who will move one step closer to that position? It should be DAZZLING.
Teddy Long is with Natalya in the back and he tells Natalya that him and Booker think that she is doing a great job doing interviews on the show. Natalya says that she is looking forward to running the show.
AJ Lee interrupts and reminds Teddy that she was the Raw General Manager before and her and Dolph should be running the show.
Teddy suggests that they meet in the ring to help Teddy and Booker make their decision.
Your announcers are Josh Mathews and Dolph Ziggler.
Match Number One: AJ Lee versus Natalya
They lock up and Natalya with a side head lock and shoulder tackle. Natalya lies down next to AJ when AJ goes down to the mat and AJ tries for a side head lock but Natalya moves out of the way. Natalya picks up AJ and spins her around but AJ tries for a sunset flip. Natalya drops down and gets a near fall.
Natalya works on the wrist but AJ with a kick to the leg and she gets a near fall with a head scissors take down. AJ skips around Natalya but Natalya with a clothesline and a front face lock but AJ with a single arm DDT and she gets a near fall. AJ wraps Natalya’s arm in the ropes and the referee warns her. AJ with an arm bar and she turns it into a hammer lock.
AJ takes a page out of Dolph’s playbook with a headstand and bridge to add extra pressure. Natalya runs AJ into the turnbuckles but AJ tries for a sleeper. Natalya with a snap mare to get out of the hold. AJ gets to the ropes to prevent Natalya from putting her in the Sharpshooter. AJ holds on to the ropes and Natalya shakes them to get AJ loose.
Natalya with a rollup for a near fall. Natalya with a drop kick but she holds her arm as she tries to get feeling back into the limb. AJ gets her boots up when Natalya charges into the corner. AJ with a cross body from the turnbuckles, but the momentum of the move puts Natalya on top and she gets the three count.
After the match, AJ looks distraught in the ring while Natalya celebrates as she goes to the back. Dolph goes into the ring to check on AJ and they hug.
We go to commercial.
We are back with highlights of the opening match.
Who will become the show’s general manager? We take a look at some previous general managers including Roddy Piper, Steve Austin, Mick Foley, Shawn Michaels, Stephanie McMahon, John Laurinaitis, and Vince McMahon.
Daniel Bryan is in the Saturday Morning Spotlight before his match with Wade Barrett.
Tony Dawson is in the back with Daniel Bryan. Tony asks Daniel about his interest in being the Saturday Morning Slam General Manager. Daniel says that it is obvious. The authority figure needs to be intelligent, even tempered, and well groomed. He needs to be decisive on the tough questions. With him, you will either get a YES or a NO. There will be no maybes.
Wade Barrett enters the interview area and he says that he has a few tough questions for Daniel. Does Daniel stand a chance of winning. . . no. Will he knock Daniel silly with his bull hammer . . . yes. Will Daniel ever be the same . . . maybe.
Daniel asks Tony if Wade Barrett needs a hug.
We have a new color commentator for this match and it is Kane.
Match Number Two: Daniel Bryan versus Wade Barrett
The crowd chants yes and Daniel responds with a no. Barrett with a slam and kick followed by a side head lock. Barrett with a shoulder tackle. Bryan with an arm drag into an arm bar. Bryan with a hammer lock but Barrett with an elbow. Bryan with a drop kick but he misses a round kick and Barrett goes to the floor.
Barrett sees Kane at the announce table and he returns to the ring. Bryan with a drop toe hold and he sets for the surfboard but instead he just drives Barrett’s knees into the mat. Bryan with a series of kicks but Barrett with the Blackpool Slam and he gets a near fall.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Barrett with a clothesline and he gets a near fall. Barrett works on the back and he stretches Bryan. Bryan with a kick but Barrett with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall. Barrett with a knee to the midsection and then he hits a slingshot back breaker.
Barrett with a near fall. Barrett returns to the back to wear down Bryan. Bryan with a flying clothesline and then he hits the running drop kick into the corner. Bryan gets a near fall. Barrett with an Irish whip but Bryan floats over. Barrett with a back heel kick and then he goes for a pump handle slam but Bryan lands on his feet. Bryan with a crucifix for the three count.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
After the match, Bryan goes to the announce table and he hugs his tag team partner.
We are told that next week we will find out who the new General Manager will be.
We go to credits.