WWE Fantasy: New Year's Revolution (Raw PPV), January 8

Michael BroughtonAnalyst IJanuary 8, 2012

WWE Fantasy: New Year's Revolution (Raw PPV), January 8

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    Hey folks, and welcome to Raw's New Year's Revolution. This paper view is Raw exclusive; therefore, only Raw superstars will be involved. 

    These weekly shows are made to show what we want to happen in the WWE. I am a general manager for Fantasy Raw alongside Will Owen.

    Please comment at the end with any questions, suggestions and/or criticism. Also, please give a rating out of ten, as this is a competition of Smackdown (Kevin Berge) vs Raw (Will Owen and myself).

    Now onto the show.

    The intro rolls, and it is time for New Year's Revolution!

Match No. 1: Chris Masters+ ? vs Vladimir Kozlov + Skip Sheffield with Triple H as Ref

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    Chris Masters is out first, and he has a mic in his hand.

    Chris: "For weeks, people have been asking me who my partner will be.They have guessed guys like Jey Uso, David Otunga and even Kane. Well, all of those are wrong. My partner is the son of arguably the greatest technical wrestler of all time. My partner is Joe Hennig!"

    Joe comes out to a pretty good reaction and shakes hands with his partner. Kozlov and Skip are out next. They both are completely serious as they make their way down to the ring. Triple H comes out last. He is in a referee shirt and has a smile on his face. He knows that tonight he will finally get revenge.

    Hennig and Vlad start out the match. The bell rings, and the two men lock up. Kozlov immediately hits Joe with a head-butt. When Hennig gets back to his feet, he runs at Vlad, but is reversed into a powerslam. Kozlov goes for a suplex, but Joe nails a kick to the gut and follows it up with a DDT.

    Vladimir gets up in the corner, and Joe runs forward, connecting with an avalanche. Hennig gets up on the top rope and goes for drop kick and hits it. Joe goes for a running elbow, but Vlad ducks. When Henning turns around, Koslov hits him with a huge battering ram. After struggling over to Hennig, Vlad goes for the pin. 1...2...kick out.

    Both men get to their feet. Kozlov goes for a clothesline, but is reversed into a hip toss by Joe. Both men are down and out. Vlad makes the tag, then Hennig just hits Chris' hand as Skip tries to pull him back to the middle of the ring. Chris starts out well, hitting Skip with some big clotheslines.

    Masters then gets Skip to his feet just to send him back to the mat with a jackhammer. Masters is on fire and signals that it is time for the Masterlock. He locks it in on Skip. Sheffield is nearly out when Masters turns it into a full nelson slam. He makes the cover. 1...2...Triple H Stops the count!

    When Masters gets up, Hunter hits him with a pedigree. Hennig goes at him, but Vladimir Kozlov stops him with a clothesline. Triple H drags Skip on top of Masters and makes the count. 1....2...3!

    Here are your winners: Skip Sheffield and Vladimir Kozlov!

    Triple H raises their hands in triumph. The three men walk their way up the ramp as Joe tries to help Chris to his feet. 

Promo No. 1: Drew McIntyre Backstage with Layla

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    We cut to a scene backstage, where Drew McIntyre is with Layla.

    Drew: "Next up, you have your match against Kelly Kelly. You will win your No. 1 contender's match, and later on, I will destroy the sad excuse for a wrestler named Alex Riley. We will prove why we are the best couple in WWE history!"

    Layla: "Don't worry, honey; I won't let you down. I will go out there and defeat Kelly Kelly. Then, I will be just one win away from the Women's Championship."

    Layla leaves for her match as Drew prepares for his fight later in the night.

Match No. 2: Kelly Kelly vs Layla El for No. 1 Contender to Women's Title

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    Layla comes out first to a large amount of boos. K2 follows and gets a pretty good reaction from the crowd. The bell rings and the match begins.

    Kelly starts out with offense. She locks in a headlock on Layla. However, Layla breaks out quickly and throws Kelly off the ropes. Layla goes for a clothesline, but Kelly nails her with a running face buster. When Layla gets to her feet, K2 hits a head scissors on her. Layla backs into the corner, which sets up Kelly for her patented handspring back elbow.

    However, just as Kelly is about to connect, Layla slides out of the ring. Kelly runs straight into the ring post, knocking her to the canvas. Layla then pulls Kelly by her legs, sending her crashing to the hard floor outside of the ring. Layla slides back into the ring, but doesn't stay, as she hits Kelly with a flying cross body to the outside.

    Both women are down. Layla gets up and throws Kelly back into the ring. K2 tries to pull herself up, but Layla sends her back down with a roundhouse kick. Layla waits for Kelly to stand and hits a spinning neck breaker. She goes for the pin. 1...2...kick out. 

    Laya is visibly shocked. She begins arguing with the referee. When she turns around, Kelly kicks Layla in the gut then does the K2. She goes for the cover. 1...2..kick out! 

    Kelly is shocked as well, but continues her offense. Kelly goes up on the top rope, but Layla hits her legs out from under her. Kelly looks to be in danger, but instead hits a sunset flip on Layla and goes for the roll-up pin. 1...2...3! Layla kicks out a second too late. She is shocked about what just happened.

    Here is your winner: Kelly Kelly!

    Kelly celebrates her victory as she heads back up the entrance ramp. Meanwhile, in the ring, Layla argues with the referee about the pin. 

Match No. 3: RVD vs Shelton Benjamin Match 5-on-5 for No. 1 Contender to US Title

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    RVD comes out first to a solid reaction. Shelton then makes his way to the ring and the ref calls for the match to begin. The bell rings and the two lock up.

    Shelton connects with a knee to the gut immediately. He then bounces off the ropes and hits Rob with a jumping implant DDT. He climbs out to the apron, and when RVD gets up, Shelton hits a springboard bulldog. When Rob finally gets up, Benjamin connects with a Shell Bomb, throwing Van Dam into the corner.

    Shelton follows up with a running clothesline, sending RVD crashing to the ground. Benjamin climbs up on the top rope and prepares to hit a flying cross body. He connects, but Rob rolls through and goes for the pin. 1...2...kick out. 

    Seeing that he almost blew the match, Shelton starts connecting with kicks on Van Dam to keep him grounded. Benjamin then tosses Rob out of the ring in order to take a breather. After a minute to catch his breath, Shelton goes for a Suicide Arabian Press, but Van Dam dives out of the way. Benjamin goes crashing to the outside. Both men are down outside of the ring.

    Finally, RVD gets to his feet, and slides back into the ring. When Shelton gets back in the ring, he goes for a clothesline and misses. When he turns back around, Rob hits a Van Daminator and goes for the cover. 1...2...kick out!

    RVD is surprised, but doesn't stop to argue with the ref. Instead, Rob backs into the corner and waits for Shelton to rise. When Benjamin gets back to his feet, he is sent back down to the canvas with a super kick by Van Dam. RVD signals it is time for his five-star Frog Splash. He gets up on the top rope while Shelton is still down.

    However, when Rob jumps, Benjamin rolls out of the way. Shelton gets to his feet well before RVD. When Van Dam finally get up, Shelton hits Pay Dirt and goes for the pin. 1....2....3!

    Here is your winner and new No. 1 contender for the United States Championship: Shelton Benjamin!

    Shelton celebrates his huge victory as RVD still lies unconscious in the middle of the ring. As he walks up the ramp, Shelton imitates RVD's signature celebration.

Promo No. 2: Backstage with Mark Henry

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    Backstage, Josh Matthews is with Mark Henry.

    Josh: "Mark, you are in the Six-Man Elimination Chamber Match later on tonight. What exactly is going through your mind right now?"

    Mark: "Well, in case you missed it, I already proved how good I am on Raw this past Monday. I am the World's Strongest Man. This match was made for guys like me."

    Josh: "You seem pretty confident, Mark. Any la--"

    Mark: "You're damn right I'm confident! I am the most ruthless superstar in the WWE. The Elimination Chamber does not intimidate me. The other competitors are just small roadblocks on my path to the title. At the end of the night, I will be your new World Heavyweight Champion!"

    Mark walks away before Josh can ask another question.

Match No. 4: Hart Dynasty vs the Colons (Non-Title Match)

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    The Hart Dynasty comes out first to a pretty good reaction, with the Colons following afterwards. Tyson Kidd and Epico start out the match.

    The bell rings and the two men lock up. Tyson immediately locks in a headlock. However, Epic breaks out after throwing some elbows. He then bounces off the ropes and hits Tyson with a dropkick.

    Tyson gets to his feet, but is sent down with another dropkick from Epico. Epico brings Kidd into his corner and tags in Primo. Primo hits Tyson repeatedly in his ribs, while Epico exposes the torso. After they finish the double team, Primo continues the offense with a Hangman's Neckbreaker. He goes for the pin. 1...2...kick out.

    Primo doesn't stop to argue, as he climbs to the top rope. He goes for a cross body, but Tyson falls out of the way. Primo goes crashing to the canvas, and both men are down. Tyson is able to make the tag to DH Smith before Primo can reach Epico. Primo runs at Smith, but David hits him with rolling belly-to-belly suplexes.

    When Primo gets up, he tries to surprise Smith with a Tornado DDT, but David reverses it into a double leg slam. Smith then follows it up with a Bridging Northern Lights Suplex and a cover. 1...2...kick out.

    Smith stops his offense and decides to make the tag to Kidd. From the apron, Tyson hits a spring board elbow drop. Thinking he has a shot to win it, Kidd locks in the Sharpshooter. It seems as if Primo is about to tap when Epico interferes and hits Tyson in the back with a dropkick.

    Epico starts to beat down on Kidd, but Smith knocks him out of the ring with a big boot. Tyson gets up and waits for Primo to stand. When Primo gets to his feet, Kidd hits him with a standing code blue. He goes for the cover. 1...2...kick out!

    Tyson is shocked and begins to argue with the referee. While he is arguing, Primo comes from behind and connects with a backbreaker and goes for the pin. 1...2...rope break!

    Tyson grabbed the ropes just in the nick of time. Meanwhile, outside the ring, David hits Epico with a vertical suplex onto the hard ground.

    When Tyson gets up, Primo goes for a clothesline, but is reversed into a leg sweep. Kidd sees his opportunity and once again locks in the sharpshooter. Primo has nowhere to go. He climbs towards the ropes and is within inches until Tyson drags him back to the middle of the ring. Primo has no choice but to tap out!!

    Here are your winners: The Hart Dynasty!

    Tyson and Smith celebrate in the middle of the ring, as Epico and Primo are both down. Kidd and David walk back to the locker room with big smiles on their faces.  

Match No. 5: Drew McIntyre vs Alex Riley (United States Title Match)

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    Alex Riley comes out first to a nice reaction. Drew McIntyre is out next, and the arena fills with boos. Layla is at his side, though she seems to still be suffering the effects from her match earlier in the night.

    The bells rings and the match is underway. Riley starts out quick, immediately spearing Drew to the ground and pummeling him with punches. Drew pulls himself up, but is sent back down by a running clothesline from Alex. Riley follows up with a back suplex and is control early.

    Alex then connects with a front headlock face buster with a forearm smash. Drew tries to fight back with a clothesline, but Riley reverses and hits a hip toss into a neck breaker. He goes for the cover. 1....2...kick out!

    Riley continues the beat down with a lifting DDT. Riley is on fire, but Layla climbs onto the apron as a distraction. Alex is distracted long enough for Drew to get up and attack him from behind. When Riley gets to his feet, Drew takes him down with a power slam. Angered by the assault he took earlier, Drew is ruthless. He hits a snap suplex on Alex and goes for the pin. 1...2...kick out!

    Drew isn't phased by the kick out and continues his beat down with a big boot that knocks Riley out of the ring. Drew tries to step outside, but the ref holds him back. While the ref is distracted, Layla tries to slap Alex across the face, but he catches her hand. Riley knocks her to the ground and slides into the ring.

    However, Drew is waiting for him and hits a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Drew signals it is time for his patented future shock. Drew gets Alex in the position, but Riley rolls out and hits a spine buster. He goes for the pin. 1..2..kick out!

    Alex is shocked that it didn't end there. He lifts Drew up, but McIntyre claws his eyes without the referee seeing it. Drew slips out and nails the blinded Riley with a future shock DDT. He goes for the cover. 1...2...3!

    Here is your winner: Drew McIntyre!

    Drew celebrates his huge victory as an injured Layla climbs into the ring and hands him his title. The couple taunts the crowd as Riley tries to get to his feet.  

Main Event: Black vs Henry vs Orton vs Sheamus vs Barrett vs Mysterio

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    The following match is an Elimination Chamber match for the World Heavyweight Championship. 

    Each competitor comes out and gets in their pod. Tyler Black and Rey Mysterio start out in the ring.

    The bell rings, and the match is underway. Tyler goes for a clothesline right off the bat, but misses and is sent down by a dropkick to the knee from Mysterio. Rey immediately goes for a bulldog, but Tyler catches him and hits a back suplex. Black tosses Rey to the outside of the ring and continues his offense on the cage floor.

    Tyler picks Rey up and nails a belly-to-back complete shot, sending Rey straight to the hard steel. Black climbs back in the ring and hits Rey with a springboard lariat. Rey pulls himself up and reverses an attempted clothesline by Black into a flapjack. Tyler's face crashes into the steel chains. Both men are down as the countdown for the next competitor starts. 10...9...8...7...6...5...4...3..2...1...it's Mark Henry!!

    Henry immediately grabs Mysterio and hits a fallaway slam, sending Rey right into the steel. Black gets up and hits Mark with a few punches, but Henry isn't phased at all. Mark picks Tyler up over his head and hits a Military Press Drop. Henry continues to dominate, picking up Rey and hitting a sidewalk slam. Mark then follows it up with a big splash on Mysterio.

    However, while he beats down on Rey, Tyler Black climbs up on the top of a pod. When Mark turns around, Tyler hits a missile drop kick. All three men are down. Black is up first and goes after Mysterio. He tosses Rey back into the ring and hits a springboard elbow. Tyler goes for the pin. 1...2...kick out!

    Tyler is shocked, but continues his assault. He hits a buckle bomb, sending Rey crashing into the corner. Black goes for a clothesline, but Mysterio moves. Rey follows up by hitting a springboard cross body. Both Rey and Tyler get up, but Henry knocks both men down with a double clothesline. Henry looks to be in control as the countdown for the next superstar begins. 10...9...8...7...6...5...4...3...2...1...It's Sheamus!

    The Celtic Warriors goes right after Mark Henry and hits repeated double axe handles. Rey gets to his feet, but is sent back down by a reverse headlock backbreaker from Sheamus. Tyler Black is up and goes for a springboard clothesline. He jumps off, but Sheamus hits a brogue kick on Black in midair! Sheamus makes the cover. 1...2...3!!! 

Main Event: Elimination Chamber (Part 2)

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    Sheamus does not stop to taunt after eliminating Black, going straight after Henry. He hits a running high knee, knocking Henry to the outside. Sheamus follows and continues to destroy the competition. He takes Henry's skull and repeatedly smashes it into the steel chains. Sheamus then follows it up with a DDT onto the steel floor.

    When Mark Henry turns over, he is busted open! However, that doesn't stop Sheamus, who starts firing kicks to Henry. Mark starts to battle back, though, pulling himself to his feet and coming back with some punches of his own.

    Meanwhile, Mysterio gets to his feet. Seeing the opportunity, Rey bounces off the ropes and goes for a double spring board cross body. However, both men catch him. They both slam him to the ground. Their alliance doesn't last long, though, as Sheamus hits a clothesline on Henry. Sheamus is the only man standing as the next superstar countdown begins. 10...9...8...7...6...5...4...3...2...1...it's Wade Barrett!

    Sheamus and Wade Barrett immediately start working together, hitting Mysterio with a double suplex on the outside. They then turn their attention to Mark Henry. They both connect with a kick to the gut of Henry and follow up with a double DDT. Mark's already bloodied skull crashes to the steel. Sheamus and Wade taunt Henry as he lies unconscious. They both get on a top rope.

    When Henry gets to his feet, Sheamus jumps of the turnbuckle and hits a shoulder block that knocks Mark off his feet. Barrett then jumps off and hits an elbow. They toss Henry into the ring and Sheamus makes the cover. 1...2...kick out!

    Sheamus is visibly frustrated and starts pummeling Mark with a fury of punches and kicks. Wade, meanwhile, goes after Rey on the outside. Rey goes for a roundhouse kick but misses. Barrett follows it up with a huge free fall drop right onto the steel floor. 

    Inside the ring, Sheamus goes for a power bomb, but can't lift Henry up. Frustrated, Sheamus tosses Mark to the side and prepares for a Brogue Kick. When Mark gets up, Sheamus goes for his finishing maneuver, but Henry reverses it into a powerslam. Both men are down, while outside the ring, Wade continues his offense. The countdown for the final competitor begins. 10...9...8...7...6...5...4...3...2...1...it's Randy Orton!

    Orton immediately goes after Barrett, hitting repeated clotheslines. Wade gets back to his feet, but Randy knocks him back down with a European uppercut. Orton then focuses his attention on Sheamus. The Celtic Warrior finally gets to his feet and goes for a clothesline, but Randy ducks and hits an inverted headlock backbreaker.

    When Orton turns around, Mark Henry crushes him with a massive clothesline. Mark then bounces off the ropes and hits a big splash. He goes for the pin. 1...2...kick out!

Main Event: Elimination Chamber (Part 3)

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    Henry looks extremely pissed he didn't get the three-count. He picks Orton up and goes for a World's Strongest Slam, but Randy slithers out. When Mark turns around, Orton hits a devastating RKO. He makes the cover. 1...2...3! Mark Henry has been eliminated!

    When Orton gets up, he is surprised by a springboard hurricanrana from Rey Mysterio. Rey follows it up with a tilt-a-whirl inverted DDT on Randy. Rey seems to be in control, but Wade Barrett puts a stop to Mysterio's offense with an attack from behind.

    Barrett immediately helps Sheamus up and they double team Rey. They pick up Rey and hit a double gut buster followed up with a double STO. Sheamus then connects with an Irish Curse and goes for the pin. 1...2...kick out.

    The two men see that Orton is getting up and go after him. Randy tries to fight back with a few punches, but is taken down by a double clothesline. When Randy gets back up, they hit a sky lift, sending the Viper down with a thud. The two men then turn their attention back to Mysterio.

    Rey is pulling himself up, but Wade nails him with a kick to the gut. Wade then holds Mysterio as Sheamus connects with a Brogue kick. However, the two are not finished. Barrett picks Mysterio up and hits Wasteland. He makes the cover. 1...2...3! Rey has been eliminated.

    Barrett and Sheamus taunt the fans before going after Orton. Sheamus gets Orton in the electric chair position and Wade goes to the top rope. They hit the Doomsday Device and Wade makes the cover. 1...2...kick out!

    Wade and Sheamus are both shocked, but continue the offense. They hit a double leg sweep and send Orton to the ground. Randy tries pulling himself up, but is sent straight to the canvas by a big boot from Barrett. Once Orton gets to his feet, Barrett goes for a clothesline, but misses and hits Sheamus.

    Wade Barrett is shocked at his mistake. The distraction is long enough for Orton to recover. Randy hits a Lou Thesz press on Wade and pummels him with punches. However, when he gets up, Sheamus hits him with a kick to the torso, followed by a DDT. 

Main Event: Elimination Chamber (Part 4)

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    At the same time, Barrett gets to his feet. Wade tries apologizing to Sheamus, and after a long plead, the Celtic Warrior seems to accept. Wade goes up on the top rope for an elbow drop. However, when he jumps, Sheamus intervenes and hits his ally with a Brogue Kick. He makes the pin on his former friend. 1...2...3! Wade Barrett has been eliminated, and we are down to two.

    Sheamus begins taunting Wade, which gives Orton time to get up. When Sheamus finally turns around, he is met by a huge RKO! Randy makes the pin on Sheamus. 1...2...3!

    Here is your winner and new world heavyweight champion: Randy Orton!

    The referee hands Orton the World Title. Randy holds it up over his head and celebrates his victory. Meanwhile, Sheamus lies unconscious in the middle of the ring. 


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    That concludes New Year's Revolution. I hope you enjoyed the show. Please tune in on Monday for Monday Night Raw!

    Please comment with a rating out of 10, as well as any suggestions, questions and/or criticism. I hope you have enjoyed Raw's New Year's Revolution. That's a wrap!