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01/25/11 NXT Full Episode- Rookie gets new coach, DiBiase vs Bryan

Rookie gets new coach after winning a 4-way against the other rookies

The show opens with a Rookie Challenge called “Out Think Howard Finkel”. According to our correspondent, no one wins the challenge.

Ted DiBiase b. Champion Daniel Bryan

Backstage, Ted DiBiase is talking with Rookie Brodus Clay. Maryse speaks in French.

Fatal 4-Way match with the winner getting to swap Pros
Brodus Clay wins, beating Byron Saxton, Derrick Bateman and Johnny Curtis
Clay chooses Alberto Del Rio (the former Pro of eliminated Conor O’Brian) as his new Pro. He hits his finisher on Ted DiBiase to end the show

01/24/11 Raw results- Cena refs Barrett vs. Punk: battle of The Corre and Nexus

John Cena has control of the fates of The Corre and Nexus in the rumble; Miz and Edge are both attacked by the challengers for their titles

Four man Battle Royal
Edge vs. Tyson Kidd vs. Jack Swagger vs. Drew McIntyre
This match was signed by the Raw GM as punishment for the last time Edge appeared on the show when he destroyed the computer. Edge threw all three men over the top rope to win the match.

The Corre confronted The New Nexus; Wade Barrett vs. CM Punk arranged

King Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio vs. Mark Henry, John Morrison
Alberto Del Rio and John Morrison start the match off for their respective teams. Del Rio gains control early and Morrison spends alot of the match fighting off the team of Sheamus and Del Rio. The highlights of the match were Sheamus hitting a titltawhirl back breaker on Morrison and Morrison hitting a head scissors, a plancha and a couple of high impact enziguris  on the King of the Ring Sheamus. After Morrison landed a plancha on Sheamus, Del Rio ran into the ring and hit his rolling cross arm breaker for the win on Henry.

Woman’s Title match
Melina vs. Natalya Hart(c)
Natalya managed to retain her title against Melina. After the match it was announced the Lay Cool would be facing Natalya for the title in a handicap match at the rumble

WWE Champion vs World Heavyweight Champion- Non title match
The Miz vs. Edge
Edge won via DQ when Dolph Ziggler interfered in the match, costing Edge a victory. After the match Randy Orton came out to attack The Miz and Alex Riley.

Daniel Bryan and the Bellas vs. Ted DiBiase, Maryse and Alicia FoxN
Nikki Bella was distracted by Daniel Bryan and her sister Brie, the distraction gave Maryse and easy victory over the Bellas and Bryan.

After the match The Bellas where shocked to learn the Bryan had been seeing Gail Kim for several months. The Bellas felt taken advantage of and attacked, the three women had to be seperated.

Non Title match
Husky Harris and Michael McGillicutty vs. Vladimir Kozlov(c) and Santino Marella(c)
McGillicutty starts things off for his team against Kozlov. McGillicutty comes out like a house on fire and Kozlov is forced to tag in Santino. McGillicutty continues to look strong and tags in Husky Harris. Harris overwhelms Santino with his offense and Santino is unable to tag in his partner. Santino gains momentum with his quickeness and goes for his cobra strike on McGillicutty but misses. Harris takes advantage of the distraction and lays out Santino with his finisher for the win.

Wade Barrett vs. CM Punk w/ John Cena as the special guest referee
Wade Barrett comes to the ring with The Corre and CM Punk comes out with his Nexus. John Cena comes out to a massive ovation and precedes to ban Nexus and The Corre from ringside. Cena attacks both Barrett and Punk knowing that if either men attack him they will be disqualified and unable to compete in the rumble.

Punk attacks Barrett from behind and throws him out of the ring, then Cena throws Punk out. Punk flies back into the ring and curses Cena out, Barrett attacks Punk from behind and goes for the pin. Cena rolls out to ringside to sign merch for the fans instead of couting the pin for Barrett. Cena gets back in the ring and exchanges words with Barrett, Punk goes for a clothesline but Barrett counters with a clothesline of his own, laying eachother out.

Cena disqualifies both men for offensive language on a PG show. The Raw GM dings in and ammonishes Cena for his abuse of power, the GM forces Cena to go back into the ring and apologize. Cena does, then attacks Punk and Barrett bringing out Nexus and The Corre. As the factions prepare to attack Cena the Raw locker room empties out and we are treated to a preview of the Royal Rumble.

01/09/11 TNA Genesis results- New TNA Champion, Matt Hardy debuts

Genesis featured four title changes and the TNA debut of Matt Hardy

X Division Title match:
Frankie Kazarian beat Jay Lethal to win the title

Knockout Title match:
Madison Rayne pinned Mickie James to retain her title

TNA Tag Team Title match:
Beer Money won the titles from The Motor City Machine Guns

Bully Ray won via DQ against Brother Devon

TNA TV Title match:
Abyss beat Doug Williams to win the title

The debuting Matt Hardy pinned Rob Van Dam

Kurt Angle won via DQ against Jeff Jarrett in an MMA exhibition

#1 Contenders match:
Ken Anderson beat Matt Morgan to become the #1 contender for the TNA Title

TNA Title match:
Ken Anderson won the TNA Title from Jeff Hardy

01/03/11 Raw results- Miz retains his title, Orton gets next shot

Morrison gave it his all but still came up short in his quest to win the WWE title

Raw opened with Michael Cole informing the viewing audience that John Cena would not be on tonights show due to injuries sustained last week. Also missing from last night’s show show was Jerry Lawler who was selling Miz’s sneak attack from last week.

WWE Title match:
John Morrison vs. The Miz(champion)
Morrison was unable to win the title, but he had a great title match with The Miz. The match featured several cool spots from Morrison, including a plancha off of the WWE logo and a Starship Pain through a table to the outside. The finish came after Morrison crashed through the table missing The Miz, then Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale for the pin on Morrison.

Eve Torres, Brie Bella and Natalya vs. Melina, Maryse and Alicia Fox
Natalya dominated Fox and Melina with suplexes and clotheslines. The match ended when Torres hit Melina with a neckbraker for the win.

The Usos vs Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov
Jey Uso got the pin with a Samoan drop on Marella. After the match Marella and Tamina knocked out both Usos with a double cobra.

CM Punk came to the ring to gloat about knocking John Cena out of action. This brought out Wade Barrett who took credit for injuring Cena at a house show, he also insisted that he was still leader of Nexus. Punk and Barrett began to argue when the anonymous General Manager dinged in to announce a Triple Threat Steel Cage Match involving Barrett, Randy Orton and Sheamus to determine the a new number one contender for the WWE Title. Punk and Barrett then agreed that if Barrett won the match he would gain control of Nexus but if he lost Punk would be the group’s leader.

Alberto Del Rio def. R-Truth
The returning R-Truth challenged the cockiest Smackdown superstar Del Rio to a match after Del Rio promised he would dominate the Raw and Smackdown superstars in the Royal Rumble match. Del Rio proved he spoke the truth when he pinned the rapping wrestler.

#1 Contenders Steel Cage Triple Threat match:
Sheamus vs Randy Orton vs Wade Barrett
Barrett had the match won when fellow Nexus member CM Punk came to the ring. Punk met Barrett at the top of the cage and knocked Barrett back to the mat. This allowed Orton to walk out of the cage after he laid out the Celtic Warrior, King Sheamus with a RKO.

12/27/10 Raw results- CM Punk joins Nexus

CM Punk takes control of Nexus, Morrison will fight for the WWE title next Monday

John Cena confronted CM Punk

WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella def. Ted DiBiase

John Morrison def. Alex Riley, arranged WWE Championship Match

Mark Henry def. Tyson Kidd

Jerry “The King” Lawler def. WWE Champion The Miz by Count-out

Melina & Alicia Fox def. Eve & Gail Kim

U.S. Champion Daniel Bryan def. Zack Ryder; WWE Champion The Miz attacked Jerry Lawler

Randy Orton def. Sheamus

CM Punk attacked John Cena and joined The Nexus

12/19/10 WWE TLC results- Edge wins the World Title

WWE Tables, Ladders, Chairs ends two main event feuds as focus turns to Wrestlemania

Chairs Match:
John Cena def. Wade Barrett

World Heavyweight Title Ladder Match:
Edge def. World Heavyweight Champion Kane, Rey Mysterio and Alberto Del Rio

WWE Champion Tables Match:
WWE Champion The Miz def. Randy Orton

#1 Contender for the WWE Title Ladder Match:
John Morrison def. Sheamus

WWE Tag Team Title Match:
Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov def. Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel

Divas Tag Team Tables Match:
Divas Champion Natalya and Beth Phoenix def. Team Lay-Cool

Intercontinental Title Triple Threat Ladder Match:
Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler def. Kofi Kingston and Jack Swagger