Found January 08, 2013 on
Alberto Del Rio
John Cena comes out to open Raw and he talks about tonight’s show. Dolph Ziggler and AJ interrupt along with Big E Langston. They bicker and Cena challenges Ziggler to a match right now. Ziggler says no but Big E accepts the challenge for him and tells Ziggler to go down to the ring.
^Cena was typical Cena, and his excitement was clearly fake and cheesy, but his words with Ziggler led us to this opening match, and who the hell can complain about starting Raw(a wrestling show) with these two in a WRESTLING match?
John Cena goes one on one with Dolph Ziggler. Big E jumps on the apron and punches Cena when the ref is distracted, and he only gets a two count out of it. AJ tries to distract Cena as well and Ziggler is only able to manage another two count. AJ then slaps Cena when Dolph distracts the ref and he ejects AJ and Big E from ringside. Big E comes back when the ref is down and delivers his finisher to Cena, but he still kicks out when Dolph goes for the pin attempt. Cena hits th...
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