If you’d like to know what happened on tonight’s WWE Raw but don’t want to read star ratings and wordy paragraphs to decipher it, With Leather is here for you. Here’s what happened on the January 27, 2014.
WWE Raw Results:
– The show opened with Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and Daniel Bryan arguing about Bryan’s chants and reactions from last night’s Royal Rumble. Bryan demanded to be a part of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Elimination Chamber match at the upcoming pay-per-view and said he wouldn’t leave the ring until he got what he wanted. Triple H brought out the Shield, leading to a brawl that set up Bryan to team with Sheamus and John Cena against The Shield in an Elimination Chamber qualifying match.
1. The Real Americans defeated Sin Cara and Rey Mysterio. Antonio Cesaro countered a Sin Cara springboard with a European uppercut and hit the Neutralizer to pick up the win for the Real Americans.
2. R-Truth defeated Fandango. NXT Diva Emma was once again in the crowd.
– Randy Orton, Batista and Brock Lesnar had an in-ring confrontation. Heyman demanded a Lesnar vs. Orton title match or a Lesnar vs. Batista #1 Contender match for later in the show.
3. Dolph Ziggler defeated The Miz. This was advertised as the “Battle of Cleveland.” Ziggler won by pinfall with the Zig Zag.
4. The Usos defeated Ryback and Curtis Axel. Jimmy Uso pinned Ryback after a top rope splash.
5. Alberto Del Rio defeated Kofi Kingston. Del Rio won a back-and-forth match with a kick to the face of a kneeling Kingston, aka “The Kick That Won Del Rio A Championship.”
6. The New Age Outlaws vs. Cody Rhodes and Goldust went to a No Contest. The match was interrupted by Brock Lesnar, who attacked the Rhodes Brothers. Paul Heyman announced that the Authority did not grant Lesnar either of his requested matches, so he annihilated Cody and Goldust with a steel chair.
7. The Funkadactyls and the Bella Twins defeated AJ Lee, Tamina, Aksana and Alicia Fox. Noami pinned AJ after a Rear View. The Total Divas danced after the match.
8. John Cena, Sheamus and Daniel Bryan defeated The Shield. This was an Elimination Chamber qualifying match. Cena, Sheamus and Bryan won by disqualification when The Wyatt Family attacked. Cena, Sheamus and Bryan go to the Elimination Chamber at the Shield’s expense.