WWE Live Event results - July 5, 2013
- Before and during the show there was a special meet and greet with Mr. Bob Backlund in the concourse where the fans could get autographs and take pics with him.
- Damien Sandow with Cody Rhodes came out and Sandow did his usual heel promo and said that this is the Rhodes Scholars reunion tour tonight and praises Cody. Then Cody grabbed the Mic to introduce Damien Sandow and their tag partner, the lovely Brie Bella.
(1) Tons of Funk & Naomi (w/Cameron) defeated The Rhodes Scholars & Brie Bella when Naomi pinned Brie with a High Cross Body off the top rope. Afterwards, Tons of Funk brought some kids in the ring to dance.
- AJ Lee & Big E. cut a promo on the video screen and first AJ claimed she was the greatest Divas Champion and will be defending her title against that “trash” known as Kaitlyn. Big E. claimed that tonight he will end Randy Orton‘s streak of being the Apex Predator in the WWE. Tony Chimmel announced that The Prime Time Players will take on The Usos in a Fans Choice Match where the crowd gets to choose the stipulation via text/tweet of either a 2 out of 3 Falls or Tornado Tag Match, which is where all four men can be in the ring at the same time.
(2) Justin Gabriel defeated Heath Slater with a Top Rope Springboard Lionsault.
- Alberto Del Rio cut a promo on the video screen telling everyone that he is a true World Champion and he will defend his title against Dolph Ziggler, and said this about Ziggler “I don’t like the way you look, the way you talk, the way you walk and the way you smell and tonight I will destroy you in a Last Man Standing Match and still be the World Champion!”
(3) WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee (w/ Big E.) defeated Kaitlyn to retain the Divas Title when Big E. distracted Kaitlyn and AJ pinned her with an Inside Cradle.
(4) Randy Orton defeated Big E. Langston with the RKO. Afterwards, Orton greeted the fans ringside and around the aisle. This was the first ever meeting between these two and it turned out to be a solid match from start to finish.
(5) R-Truth defeated Drew McIntyre (w/Jinder Mahal) with the Whats Up.
- The Prime Time Players followed by The Usos made their entrances to the ring. Tony Chimmel announced that the votes are in and this will be a Tornado Tag Match.
(6) The Usos defeated The Prime Time Players in Tornado Tag Match with a Splash Off The Top Rope.
(7) World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated Dolph Ziggler in a Last Man Standing Match to retain the World Title when Del Rio kicked Ziggler in the head and Ziggler couldn’t answer the 10 count. After that, he tried to attack Ziggler with a chair and missed; but Ziggler hit him with the Zig Zag to send the crowd home happy and greeted the fans as well. During the Match both used Kendo sticks, a chair and ADR put Ziggler through a table.
- The Oceanfront Convention Center was about half full with a decent amount of seats still available. Overall, a solid show.
Tons of Funk
Sandow and Cody
Big E. and AJ