WWE taped this week’s episode of Monday Night Raw on Monday afternoon from the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England. Below are complete taping results:
WWE Monday Night Raw (Airing 11/11/13):
* The show starts with WWE Champion Randy Orton coming to the ring to talk about his forced title defense against The Big Show. Brad Maddox comes out, then Kane. Kane says he’s in charge, not Maddox. Maddox says Orton will face Cody Rhodes tonight. Kane says he’ll face Goldust. Vickie Guerrero comes out and announces that Orton will face both in a handicap match. She says that’s what’s best for business.
* WWE Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes & Goldust b. WWE Champion Randy Orton via count out. The finish saw Orton get clotheslined out of the ring and start down the ramp. Big Show came out and put him through the announce table.
* Santino Marella & Los Matadores w/El Torito b. 3MB
* Backstage, WWE Champion Randy Orton is taped in a segment with Vickie Guerrero, Brad Maddox & Kane. It’s announced that Curtis Axel will defend the WWE Intercontinental Championship later in the night against Dolph Ziggler.
* Damien Sandow b. Kofi Kingston
* WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel b. Dolph Ziggler in what was described as the typical good match you would expect from Ziggler. Axel got the win after hitting his Twisting Neckbreaker.
* Backstage, Kane argues with Brad Maddox. It’s announced The Real Americans will face World Heavyweight Champion John Cena and The Shield will face Daniel Bryan & CM Punk.
* Tamina Snuka b. Nikki Bella off interference from WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee. Brie Bella, who came out with Nikki, ends up making the save and clearing the ring.
* Backstage, Randy Orton wants to know where The Shield was when Big Show put him through the announce table. They tell him their whereabouts are not of his concern.
* Fandango b. Tyson Kidd
* World Heavyweight Champion John Cena vs. The Real Americans is the next match. Zeb Colter cuts a promo and heels the crowd about football. During the match, Alberto Del Rio came out as a spectator. Cena ends up getting the win after making Jack Swagger tap in the STF. Del Rio attacks Cena’s arm and Big E Langston makes the save.
* It’s announced that AJ Lee will defend the WWE Divas Championship against Natalya on this week’s episode of WWE Main Event.
* Backstage, Brad Maddox with Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio tells Langston to stay out of his way.
* R-Truth b. Ryback
* Up next is Alberto Del Rio vs. Big E Langston. Del Rio wins with the cross armbreaker.
* Paul Heyman returned in a wheelchair with WWE Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel. He cuts a promo on CM Punk, the uselessness of Ryback and the WWE Universe. He says he’ll be back with a vengeance. CM Punk came out with a kendo stick, took out Axel then beat up on Heyman.
* Daniel Bryan & CM Punk vs. The Shield. WWE United States Champion Dean Ambrose is about to tap out when the lights go out and The Wyatt Family is in the ring. They’re face-to-face with The Shield. There’s a big brawl that eventually leads to heels versus babyfaces. The Usos, Cody Rhodes and Goldust come out to even the odds and end the show.
* Wade Barrett b. Damien Sandow. William Regal was a guest ring announcer for the match.