WWE House Show Results 8/31: Sydney, Australia
Main Event matches:
- John Cena defeated Big Show & John Laurinaitis in a handicap match.
- WWE champion C.M. Punk defeated Daniel Bryan to retain the WWE Title. This was easily the best match of the night. Punk was an all-out babyface and the crowd ate up Bryan’s Yes!/No! chants.
- Santino beat David Otunga.
- WWE tag champions Kofi Kingston & R-Truth beat Primo & Epico to retain the Tag Titles after A.J. reset the match due to Rosa interfering.
- Zack Ryder beat Tensai.
- IC champion The Miz beat Alex Riley to retain the Intercontinental Title. Miz worked very hard to get Riley over.
- Divas champion Layla beat Rosa Mendes to retain the Divas Title.
- Brodus Clay beat Jack Swagger in the opening match. Of note, only Naomi accompanied Clay to the ring.
Overall, the show was the best one I have been to here in Sydney and the near-sold-out crowd created a great atmosphere.
WWE House Show Results 8/30: Brisbane, Australia
Brodus Clay defeated Jack Swagger.
Swagger came out to unanimous boos from the crowd. Brodus celebrated after the match dancing with kids in the ring.
Zack Ryder defeated Daniel Bryan.
Good match with lots of crowd interaction from Bryan. He stopped the match several times to yell no at the crowd and even got the announced to say he doesn’t have a goat face. Ryder won with the Ruff Rider and celebrated after
Miz came out and cut an excellent promo saying he flew out here just to get booed and that he was OUR champion.
Miz defeated Alex Riley to retain the Intercontinental Title.
Good match with Miz winning with the Skull Crushing Finale. After the match TENSAI came out and choke bombed and splashed Alex Riley. He got the mic and asked anyone for a fight saying he will be here all night before walking to the back
Kofi Kingston and R-Truth defeated Primo and Epico with Rosa Mendes to retain the Tag Team Titles.
Kofi and R-Truth won after AJ restarted the match a False Finish because Kofi Kingston leg was on the rope.
Layla defeated Rosa Mendes to retain the Diva Title.
Layla pinned Rosa after a lot of dancing with a little bit of wrestling at the end.
Santino Marella defeated David Otunga.
Otunga was on top most of the match while taking breaks to pose. Santino won after he hit The Cobra. While Santino was celebrating with the crowd TENSAI came out again and and attacked Santino. Brodus Clay, Kofi, R-Truth, Alex Riley all came out for the save.
Main Event: CM Punk defeated Big Show and John Cena to retain the WWE Championship
Great 20 minute match with CM Punk hitting John Cena with the Title after Cena had AA’d the Big Show.
John Laurinaitis music hit and he came out with steel chair. He hit Cena once then got AA’d from Cena.
Cena then thanked the fans and promised to do his best at Night of Champions.
Great show with John Cena and CM Punk getting the best pops of the night.