WWE Monday Night Raw comes waltzing back into our lives tonight (Feb. 10, 2014) from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, featuring all the latest build to the upcoming Elimination Chamber pay-per-view (PPV) scheduled for later this month in Minneapolis.
Advertised for tonight: Randy Orton continues running the gauntlet in a match against John Cena, who is battling an eye injury, Betty White hosts the show plugging all her latest work, Daniel Bryan is still fighting the machine, and much, much more!
Come right back here at 8 p.m. ET when the Raw live blog kicks off once the show starts on USA. It will be below this line here.
WWE RAW RESULTS AND LIVE BLOG FOR FEB. 10
Rex here. Time to mark out with our snark out.
Betty White out with Big Show to start things off.
White says she is going to kick some ass.
Out comes HHH and Stephanie now.
They both give her a hug as they head to the ring.
HHH says they want to clear up some misconceptions.
They are reconsidering everyone to be the face of the WWE.
He starts to tie it into EC when Orton decides to make his presence known.
Stephanie tells Orton he is on eggshells.
Orton says he is out to apologize to "Hunter".
He admitts to being childish and selfish. He will do what he has to for the authority.
Stephanie questions his sincerity and Orton says it's coming from the heart.
Stephanie asks if he is feeling the heat from Daniel Bryan as the fans keep chanting for Bryan.
Orton reiterates that he is the true heart and soul of the WWE.
Daniel Bryan makes his way out and laughs at the notion.
HHH and Stephanie doesn't appreciate being interupted by both of them and has to make an appointment with the Director of Operations.
Bryan says that he is no where to be found right now. Even after the events of last week.
Bryan demands a match with Kane tonight. Stephanie says that Kane is on administrative leave and strongly worded letter of reprimand.
Bryan asks who is doing her performance approval.
He says that Stephanie and HHH are a combination of arrogance and stupidity.
Orton steps in to defend them and kiss their ass.
Bryan reminds us of Orton kissing Stephanie.
Orton asks permission to punt Orton.
HHH says it won't be necessary because Bryan is going to face no one because of his agitated state.
Bryan and the crowd with a loud No! chant.
Rey Mysterio and the Rhodes Bros vs the Wyatt Family
- Rhodes taking it to Rowan with some early strikes and punches that show shades of his brother.
- Goldie tags in and gets laid out right away by Rowan. Series of strikes from Rowan in the corner before he tags in Harper.
- Harper misses with a clothesline so Goldy takes advantage with some punches.
- Goldyrana while Cody tags in and hits a missile dropkick than sends Harper out. He tags in Mysterio right away before hitting a baseball slide. Mysterio with a suicide dive that lands before getting back in the ring as we head to break.
- Back from break and Rowan is spearing Goldy in the corner and lays into him with a series of right. Harper tags in and pulls him off before whipping him into Goldy and then hitting a big boot.
- Wyatt tags in and nails Goldy with an uppercut before a splash.
- Wyatt taunting Goldy so they start trading rights before Wyatt lays him out with a clothesline
- Rowan gets tagged in and goes to work with some forearms and elbows. A whip into the corner that drops Goldy.
- Goldy counters a slam and goes for the tag but a Rowan bear hug stops him. Goldy pulls down the rope but Harper got the tag so stops the tag attempt.
- Godly with a scoop slam and he tags in Mysterio. Mysterio with a hurricarana into the post and then a seated senton. Harper goes for a slam but Mysterio counters into a DDT. He ends up knocking both Wyatt and Harper into a 619 but Wyatt escapes and then pulls Mysterio down.
- Everyone is brawling on the outside and gets laid out. Rhodes off the turnbuckle and then he is put into the barrier. Goldy with a dropkick off the apron.
- Harper goes for a power bomb but Mysterio counters for a 619 set up. Wyatt recovers and tags Harper and as Mysterio runs in for the 619 but Wyatt lays him out with the Sister Abigail.
Renee Young in the back with the Shield.
She asks if they have a response for the Wyatts harsh words.
I missed what they said initially since Reigns called Young baby girl and I was laughing too much.
She asks Ambrose why he hasn't defended. He says there is too much paperwork involved and no one has challenged.
Reigns calls him out a bit so Ambrose throws out an open challenge.
Some Divas, NAO, and Betty White non-sense.
Santino w/ Emma vs Fandango w/ Summer Rae
Result: Fandango wins by pinfall
- Fandango with some early stomps to Santino as Miz makes his way out. He gets the mic from JBL and rants a bit before leaving because he isn't booked.
- Fandango with a suplex. He tries to follow up but Santino does the splits but his headbutt attempt gets the double knee counter.
- Fandango with a top rope leg drop for the win.
Byron Saxton with Sheamus in the back.
Sheamus talking about some Irish and Canadian walking into a bar that somehow transitions to pimping Elimination Chamber.
Real Americans vs Christian and Sheamus
Result: Christian and Sheamus win by pinfall
- Colter and Swagger with some promo time pumping up Cesaro's chances in the chamber.
- Cesaro with an early gut wrench suplex on Christian before tagging in Swagger and they hit a double team maneauver.
- Swagger goes for a power bomb but Christian counters. Christian with a missile dropkick that gets a two before tagging in Sheamus.
- Sheamus with some brawling and then a vetical suplex for two. Swagger gets the tag to Cesaro who goes to work with some uppercuts.
- Cesaro goes for a arm drag but Sheamus counters with a clothesline and then a neckbreaker. Cesaro and Sheamus start to trade blows and Cesaro's uppercuts take control. Sheamus with a slam to take back control.
- Sheamus off the turnbuckle lays out Cesaro. Swagger with a distraction leads to Cesaro hitting a big boot that sends Sheamus to the outside as we head to break.
- Back from break and Sheamus hits a back breaker on Cesaro before tagging in Christian.
- Christian with a sunset flip and then his spingboard right hand. He goes for the killswitch but Cesaro counters and hits the Swiss Death for two.
- Swagger and Cesaro with a series of quick tags as they launch quick attacks on Christian. Swagger Bomb and then Cesaro with the stomp over Swagger.
- Christian tries to make the tag but Cesaro gets a hold and starts the Big Swing. Christian is able to make it to the outside when Cesaro lets go.
- Swagger and Cesaro back to the quick tag assault before Christian breaks free and makes the hot tag.
- Sheamus goes ham sandwich on Swagger with a series of strikes with the rolling fireman's and the forearm spot. He readies the Brogue Kick but Cesaro comes flying in with an uppercut. Sheamus sends him out but gets locked in the Patriot Lock. Christian saves him before heading after Cesaro on the outside.
- Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick for the win.
Young with Cena. He goes on his typical Cena rant about how he is going to make a statement by beating Orton and that anyone else who wants to carry the future have to go through him.
Dolph Ziggler vs Alberto Del Rio
Result: Del Rio wins by pinfall
- Del Rio opens up with a flurry of punches before Ziggler counters leads to some taunting.
- Ziggler dropkick and then a series of elbows. He goes for the sleeper but Del Rio counters.
- Del Rio tries for the tilt a whirl back breaker but Ziggler counters and hits the fameasser for two.
- Del Rio goes to work on the arm and then hits a superkick for three.
Bella Twins Network instructions airline style.
Batista walking in the back when HHH talks to him for a bit.
He says that he can't have Batista just going off on people, even if Del Rio deserved it.
HHH tells him that things have changed and he has to keep it in the ring so he makes the Batista-Del Rio match for EC.
Announcement of Lita into the Hall of Fame.
Betty White and NAO tea party.
Never thought I would write that line.
Gunn tried to put visine in her tea but White pulled the switcheroo
The Usos vs Rybaxel
Result: The Usos win by pinfall.
- NAO on commentary
- Jey with some early strikes on Axel before taunting NAO and telling them to suck it.
- Axel with a dropkick and then a spear in the corner. Gunn selling the visine switcheroo.
- Ryback tags in and lays into Jey with some stomps before tagging back in Axel. Jimmy tagged in.
- They keep shifting the camera to NAO on commentary so it's hard to follow the action.
- Axel with a running knee and then a couple of stomps. Tags in Ryback.
- Goldberg chants and Ryback laughs them off.
- Ryback puts Jey up on the turnbuckle and hits some forearms to the back. He climbs up to but gets elbowed off and hit with a splash.
- Jey and Ryback make the tags. Jey with a series of kicks and then he sweeps the leg. Samoan drop.
- Ryback gets involved but Jimmy puts him into the steel post.
- Jey with the superkick and then a suicide dive to Ryback while make a tag.
- Jimmy with the splash on Axel for the win.
Shield out for Ambrose's open challenge.
It's Mark Henry!
United States Championship Match: Dean Ambrose (c) vs Mark Henry
Result: Henry wins by DQ, but Ambrose retains as champion
- Rollins and Reigns keep teasing Ambrose
- Lock up and Henry sends Ambrose flying
- Ambrose is pacing around like a mad dog in there before getting pushed out of the ring after a second lock up attempt
- Ambrose backed into a corner and he tries to run but gets trapped. He dodges a clothesline though and hits a flurry of strikes.
- Henry with a big boot to end the assault before running Ambrose into the post a few times as we head to break
- Back from break and Ambrose is working a shoulder lock. Henry powers out of it and starts to go to town with some slams before hitting the World's Strongest Slam.
- Henry goes for the pinfall but Rollins breaks the pin. Henry wins by pinfall.
- The Shield swarms but Henry sends them out. He tries to follow up but Rollins gets some good shots in before being tossed. This provided a distraction for Henry to hit the spear!
Bobo Brazil package for Black History Month
Total Divas vs Not Total Divas (AJ, Alicia, Aksana)
Result: Total Divas win by pinfall
- Nothing. It was a mess of a match for all involved.
Kane is in the ring with the mic and he says he accepts his punishment from the Authority.
Bryan comes out and beats him up real quick.
Bryan chants with crowd.
Well not really much to that segment
Betty White says she had a good time tonight and enjoyed being around all the shirtless men.
John Cena vs Randy Orton
Result: John Cena wins by pinfall
- The exchange some holds early on including some mat wrestling that you usually don't see from those two
- Cena with a couple of slams and Orton bails up the ramp to collect himself.
- The two exchange some more hold and Cena comes out firing with some punches. Suplex from Cena and he charges Orton with a knee in the corner but Orton dodges.
- Orton sends Cena to the outside slams him into the announcing table and then hits a suplex on to the barrier
- Orton tosses him back in the ring and poses as we head to break
- Back from break and Cena hits a power slam before some should blocks. Orton dodges the second one and Cena almost goes careening out of the ring.
- Orton dropkick and suplex before slapping on a chin lock
- Cena fights out and goes for the AA but Orton counters with a damn good looking DDT for a nearfall
- Orton with some stomps to the various joints of Cena
- Orton with some posing and Cena tries to sneak in a roll up for a two count.
- Five moves of doom and he readies the AA but Orton counters into a back breaker
- Cena sends Orton flying to the outside to get some breathing room
- Orton gets back in the ring and goes for a crossbody but Cena counters into an AA but Orton counters that into a power slam
- Cena tries to goes up top but Orton crotches him and hits a draping DDT. He starts yelling at all the fans before going for the RKO but Cena counters it into the STF. Orton makes it to the rope
- Orton hits an RKO but Cena kicks out
- Cena with an AA but Orton kicks out now
- Cena immeadately tries to hit the AA off the turnbuckle but Orton fights out and tries to hit the RKO. Cena fights him off and hits the top rope leg drop to the back of Orton's head.
- Cena AA gets the pinfall