WWE Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett shows R-Truth what is up on Main Event!
WWE Main Event
March 20, 2013
Commentators: Michael Cole & Mike ”The Miz” Mizanin
Report by: Clinton Bowman of Wrestleview.com
Oh yeah, welcome to WWE Main Event! It’s 18 Days from WrestleMania, and R-Truth is coming out to the ring to start the show from the home of the Cincinnati Reds!
Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett v. “The Suntan Superman” R-Truth
The match begins with R-Truth taking it to Wade Barrett, pinning him after a corkscrew heel kick. Truth pins Barrett, and Wade kicked out at two. Truth knocks Barrett out to the ring, and Barrett subsequently takes a breather. Truth keeps control until Barrett lures him out to the apron, taking his legs out from under him. Truth gets rolled back into the ring by Barrett, who hits the neckbreaker, and pins Truth for a two-count. Truth gets knocked down again for another pin attempt, and kicks out at two. Wade ties Truth up in the ropes, booting him out of the ring.
Truth kicks out at two as we come back from commercial. Wade Barrett drops the elbow, and locks the head of Truth. Truth gets up, and subsequently gets sent into the corner. Truth counters and goes into a HUGE flurry of offense. Barrett ducks the Lie Detector, and pushes Truth to the ropes. Barrett attempts Wasteland, but Truth drops him with a Crucifix. Barrett kicks out, and attempts Wasteland, but Truth hits a Russian Leg Sweep, and pins Barrett. Barrett kicks out, rolls out and lures Truth into the ropes, trapping the arm. Then…
ARRIVE. BULLHAMMER. LEAVE.
Winner: Wade Barrett
Final Move: Bullhammer
Wade Barrett grabs the mic and runs down Jericho, Truth and Miz. Barrett steps out the ring, and approaches Miz, and pushes his chest. Miz retaliates, as Barrett runs away.
Up Next: Corporate H and BORK LAZER’s contract signing from Monday Night Raw.
Raw Rebound: Corporate v. BORK is on. It’s No Holds Barred by the way.
Matt Striker is backstage with Sheamus. Striker asks Sheamus if Big Show is in consideration to being the 3rd man on Orton & Sheamus’ team. Sheamus puts it out there, that the only way that it will be considered is if “sheep fly out of his arse.”
*commercial break* *It’s Dikembe time!*
Divas’ Tag Team Exhibition
Aksana & Alicia Fox v. Nattie Neidhart & Layla
Alicia has a microphone, bragging about how she took the most out of the experience of being in Rwanda, and how all Nattie did was talk about Khali. Nattie goes for Alicia, but is stopped by Aksana. The bell rings, and Natalya and Layla take advantage of Aksana, until Alicia drops a kick to Layla’s back. Aksana pins Layla for a 2-count. Layla gets her head sent into the mat by Aksana’s thighs, and Alicia gets tagged in. Alicia sends Layla into the turnbuckle a few times, and then Alicia locks a headlock from behind. Layla ducks a boot by Alicia after escaping, and Layla tags in Nattie. Nattie slaps her up a few times, and Alicia gets sent into the corner. Alicia jumps a charging Nattie, and attempts a roll-up, however, Nattie counters into a Sharpshooter attempt. Alicia kicks her way out, and creates some separation. Nattie hits a discus clothesline, and pins Alicia. Aksana breaks up the pin, and Layla kicks her in the head. Alicia gets caught in the Sharpshooter, and she taps like Gregory Hines!
Winners: Nattie & Layla
Final Move: Sharpshooter
Raw Rebound #2: Punk and Undertaker…The Saga Continues.
The Prime-Time Players (“Mr. No Days Off” Darren Young & “The Real Deal” Titus O’Neil) v. Jimmy & Jey Uso
Darren Young starts the match off with Jimmy Uso. They trade holds in the middle of the ring. Darren hits a shoulder block, and Jimmy reverses the fortune with an arm drag. Jimmy tags in Jey, and hits a double team. Jey pins Darren and Darren kicks out before one. Jey tags Jimmy, and they double team Darren. Darren gets tossed around, and Jimmy tags in Jey. Jey hits a backdrop, and pins Darren. Darren kicks out at 1, and Titus comes in to save Darren.
Titus has control of Jey Uso in the corner. Titus hits a snapmare, and drops the elbow. Jey dodges, and tags Jimmy. Jimmy comes in and gets sent into the turnbuckle by Titus. Titus rolls Jimmy in and pins him. Jimmy kicks out. Titus slams Jimmy and tags in Darren. Darren gets suplexed on to Jimmy, pinning him. Jimmy kicks out, but Darren maintains control, sending him back into the corner. Titus tags in and destroys Jimmy. Titus pins Jimmy and only gets two. Titus talks trash to Jimmy while standing on his head. Jimmy fights back, but gets caught for a fallaway slam. Jimmy maneuvers his way out, and Titus hits a clothesline for a two count. Titus locks in a bearhug and tosses Jimmy around. Jimmy escapes, and here comes the HOT TAG! Jey and Darren are tagged in at the same time, and Jey takes full advantage. Jey tags Darren with a hip bump, and pins Darren, but Titus breaks it up. Titus gets sent out by Jimmy, and Jey hits a Samoan drop, and tags in Jimmy and he goes SUPER-SUPER-SUPERFLY!
Winners: The Uso Brothers
Final Move: Superfly Splash
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