WWE RAW Results (9/2) – HHH Forces Show To Fight Bryan, Fires Cody Rhodes, Punk Promises To Break Heyman

Bill Pritchard

Daniel Bryan is shown getting ready when Booker T approaches him, and Booker wants a word with him but Bryan says he is busy getting ready. Booker says he insists, and he knows Bryan wants to fight HHH and Orton, but he needs to think about his decision because he is better than wrestling in gyms. He suggests Bryan think about giving up his title shot, but Bryan says Booker should tell him he didn't just say that. Bryan says he fought too long and too hard, but Booker says he doesn't know what he's up against because HHH's power reaches farther than Bryan knows of. 

Dolph Ziggler vs ???

Dean Ambrose runs out and attacks Dolph from behind, then he kicks him in the head a few times and throws him shoulder first into the ringpost. Ambrose taunts Dolph as Ryback is revealed as the opponent, then he makes his way down to the ring and Dolph struggles to his feet as the bell rings. Dolph throws an elbow but Ryback takes him down with a quick suplex, then he repeatedly elbows him in the face and chokes him. Ryback throws him across the ring and slams his head on the mat, then he hits Dolph a few more times before he whips him headfirst into the corner. Ryback winds up for a Meathook but Dolph surprises him with a dropkick, then Dolph splashes him and hits several mounted punches in the corner. Ryback throws him into the ropes and drops him with a Meathook, then he lifts him up and ends it with Shell Shocked for the win.

Winner – Ryback

Brad Maddox walks into HHH and Stephanie's office and tells them Big Show is refusing to fight Daniel Bryan, but they tell him that Show is wrong. Maddox tells them where Show's locker room is, but Stephanie says this will be a very public conversation, because that's how she rolls, then she walks out of the room. Stephanie heads to the ring and says she wants to bring out someone who helped her when she first started out, then she calls Big Show down to the ring so she could speak with him. Stephanie says Show taught her that it's OK to do things you don't agree with, and he needs to think of the consequences because he is broke. She mentions he made some bad financial decisions, then she says his 'iron clad contract' will be void if he refuses to compete and fulfill his duties. Stephanie gets to him a bit more when she tells him he could end up fired, and he should think of his family because giants don't usually live as long as normal sized people do. She says he needs to compete tonight and do the right thing, but he is most of all hurting her, then she hugs him and walks away as he starts to cry.

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