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John Cena is in action this week but first…
Titus O'Neil vs. Sheamus
Darren Young and Booker T are on commentary with Josh Mathews. They lock up and Titus hits a shoulderblock off the ropes. They go again and Sheamus responds with his own. Young says he and Titus have revamped the tag team division as the camera cuts away from the action. Sheamus gets knocked to the floor, Titus gets 2 in the ring. Sheamus mounts a comeback and takes Titus down. Sheamus does forearms in the ropes but we don't see it. Sheamus drops Titus in the White Noise but we don't see it. Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick off camera for the win.
Winner by pin: Sheamus
-We go backstage where John Cena is standing by. Cena puts over his first appearance on the show and we go to break.
-Booker T is in an empty arena in the ring, and gives us tips on how to do the Spin-A-Roonie.
-Saturday Morning Spotlight: John Cena
We get a nice Cena highlight package.
John Cena vs. Heath Slater w/ 3MB
Slater ducks in the ropes a we get a huge "Cena" chant. They lock up and Slater hits an armdrag and gloats. Cena takes him down with an armbar and monkey-flips Slater. Cena continues to work the arm and mock 3MB. Slater reverses into a headlock but Cena gets out and hits an armdrag as Slater goes out to regroup with 3MB. They come up with a game plan in the huddle and Slater re-enters the ring. 3MB surround Cena in the ring and Slater slams him from behind as Cena tries to chase Mahal out. The ref sends the illegal members of 3MB to the back. Cena drop toe holds Slater from behind as he argues with the ref but Slater avoids the STF. We take a break.
-Layla brings us this week's PSA to not try this at home. What about the Spin-A-Roonie?
-We're back as Slater has Cena in a body scissors. Cena powers out and hits a back bodydrop and a flurry of offense. Cena hits the 5-Knuckle Shuffle and the AA for the win.
Winner by pin: John Cena
Cena celebrates in the ring as Josh Mathews signs off.
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John Cena spoke to Virginia’s HamptonRoads.com this week to promote WWE’s upcoming Tribute to the Troops special. Here are some highlights.
Pro Wrestling & Patriotism Going Together:
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Meeting Members of the Military:
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John Cena is in action this week but first…
Titus O’Neil vs. Sheamus
Darren Young and Booker T are on commentary with Josh Mathews. They lock up and Titus hits a shoulderblock off the ropes. They go again and Sheamus responds with his own. Young says he and Titus have revamped the tag team division as the camera cuts away from the action. Sheamus gets knocked to the floor, Titus...
- WWE taped the 2012 Tribute to The Troops last night in Norfolk, Virginia. The special will air December 19th on the USA Network and December 22nd on NBC.
Here are some reactions from the WWE Superstars and Divas:
John Cena: “Wonderful weekend at Naval Station Norfolk. Thanks to all involved. Steel horse headed to Newark for @WWE #Raw”
Zack Ryder: “Tonight we filmed Tribute...
- WWE taped the 2012 Tribute to The Troops last night in Norfolk, Virginia. The special will air December 19th on the USA Network and December 22nd on NBC.Here are some reactions from the WWE Superstars and Divas:John Cena: “Wonderful weekend at Naval Station Norfolk. Thanks to all involved. Steel horse headed to Newark for @WWE #Raw”Zack Ryder: “Tonight we filmed Tribute to...
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- WWE talents arrived in Norfolk, Virginia on Thursday to begin their Tribute to the Troops weekend. WWE has several events planned in the area for today:
* Mick Foley, John Cena, Eve Torres, Zack Ryder, Sin Cara, Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez will be meeting wounded veterans at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth
* Big Show, Ted DiBiase, Hornswoggle, Brodus Clay, Naomi...