November 27, 2015
(taped November 23, 2015)
City: Nashville, TN
Venue: Bridgestone Arena
Commentary: Rich Brennan, Byron Saxton
Ring Announcer: Lilian Garcia
“New Day Coming” by CFO$
R-Truth raps to the ring. Adam Rose tells all the morons to shut up. He will be so famous that lots of children will talk about him. So famous.
R-Truth vs Adam Rose
(referee: John Cone)
Truth gets an early advantage and forces Rose into the ropes. Rose doesn’t give a clean break and sends Truth to the floor. Rose kicks Truth from the apron and rolls Truth back into the ring.
Rose applies a rear chinlock but Truth responds with a belly to back suplex. Truth builds momentum with strikes but misses a scissor kick. Rose hits a clothesline for a 2 count. Rose says Truth is out, but the ref disagrees. Rose goes to pick up Truth, but Truth grabs him and hits a Lie Detector for the win.
Result: R-Truth wins via pinfall after a Lie Detector
An okay match. Really short and not a lot happened, but it was interesting to see the babyface use a heel tactic by playing possum.
RAW Rebound featuring Reigns winning and losing the title.
Replay of New Day’s jamboree from RAW.
Jojo welcomes The Miz and asks him about Zack Ryder. Miz says most people would take the match lightly. Not Miz.
The Miz vs Zack Ryder
(referee: Dan Engler)
Miz removes his sunglasses.
Ryder looks aggressive and hits a shoulder block on Miz. Miz takes a walk outside. Miz hits a shoulder block but takes a dropkick from Ryder. Ryder follows up with a head smash and a clothesline that sends Miz to the floor. Ryder kicks Miz into the announce table and rolls him into the ring. Miz kicks the middle rope as Ryder tries to get back into the ring then pushes Ryder off the apron and into the announce table.
Miz kicks Ryder for 2 count. Miz aggressively strikes Ryder and applies a rear chinlock. Ryder gets out with a chinbreaker, but he takes a jumping clothesline in the corner. Miz misses an axe handle from the top. Ryder builds momentum but misses a second rope dropkick. Miz hits a kneeling DDT for a 2 count.
The two fight for a backslide, but neither gets it. The sequence ends with Ryder countering a suplex with a neckbreaker. 2 count for Ryder. Both guys miss moves in the corner. Ryder looks for the Broski Boot but Miz rolls out of the ring. Back in the ring they trade pin attempts, then Miz ducks a cross body, sending Ryder into the ropes. Miz follows up with a Skull Crushing Finale for the win.
Result: The Miz wins via pinfall after a Skull Crushing Finale
Time: 6:04 (1 break)
Pretty good match. There were some nice counters and avoiding of signature moves that kept it interesting. This finish was good.
Replay of a segment from the Divas title match from RAW.
Kind of an unremarkable show, but the matches were okay.
Match of the Night
The Miz vs Zack Ryder
It had more to it than the first match. It’s not something anyone needs to go out of their way to watch, but it was good.