WWE RAW EP 1
Jerry the King Lawler & Michael Cole welcome the fans to the show
COO Triple H comes out to the ring with his wife Stephanie McMahon and The Shield who surround the ring as protection.
Triple H gets a microphone
In the ring
HHH: I know that most of you fans and the guys and girls in the back donâ€™t agree with my decisions such as firing Cody Rhodes and the constant punishment of Daniel Bryan but you all donâ€™t know what is best for business but I do and Daniel Bryan will never be the face of the WWE because he isnâ€™t what the face of a company like this one looks like.
Daniel Bryan comes out to the stage with microphone in hand
On the stage
Bryan: Hunter I know why you think that I am too small, I am not good looking but in all honesty I thinks it because I am not a sell out or a corporate yes man like your best buddy Randy Orton and come Battleground I will prove once and for all that I am the face of the WWE when I make Orton tap out and hold the WWE Championship high over my head.
Back in the ring
Stephanie: Daniel youâ€™re going to have to eat those words because tonight youâ€™re going to run the gauntlet and if you lose any of the matches you wonâ€™t be competing for the WWE Championship at Battleground and it happens right after commercial.
Match 1 Gauntlet match with Daniel Bryanâ€™s Championship match on the line
Daniel Bryan V Big E Langston
Finish: Langston overpowers Bryan and chucks him around the ring and then whips him into one of the corners. He runs and goes for a splash in the corner but Bryan moves and Langston crashes into the corner.
Daniel runs at Langston and nails a Corner Dropkick which causes Langston to fall down; Daniel then gets the crowd to chant yes as Langston recovers and Daniels hits him with a Running Knee Strike and covers him for the pin.
Daniel Bryan V Fandango with Summer Rae
Finish: Fandango knocks Bryan down with a kick to the head then drags him to one of the corners and climbs to the top rope. Fandango taunts Bryan and then jumps off and goes for a diving leg drop but Bryan moves and Fandango crashes to the canvas. Bryan grabs him and rolls him up for the pin.
Daniel Bryan V The Shield (Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns)
All three beat him down and deliver a 3 man powerbomb to him and then Rollins goes to cover him as the ref gets the other two out of the ring but Bryan reverses it into a pin attempt and gets the pin.
After the match Bryan hits a suicide dive onto Ambrose & Reigns
Daniel Bryan will face Randy Orton at WWE Battleground in 3 weeks time
Backstage COO Triple H is upset with the fact that Daniel Bryan won the gauntlet match and announces that he is putting a bounty on Bryanâ€™s head and if anyone takes him out before Battleground they will get $20,000.
Match 2 Wade Barrett V JTG
Finish: Barrett dominates JTG all through the match and hits him with a Bull Hammer Elbow but instead of ending it there he gets on top of him and letâ€™s looses a barrage of punches until the ref calls for the match to be thrown out.
JTG is bloodied
After the match Barrett grabs a microphone
Barrett : This is only the first step in my master plan and it will lead me to the promised lands of WWE gold to long as it been since I was taken seriously and that ends now.
I am Wade Barrett and my Barrage has only just begun anyone who gets in my way will meet the same fate as this pitiful excuse of a wrestler.
Match 3 The Wyatt Family (Erick Rowan & Luke Harper) with Bray Wyatt V Tons of Funk (Brodus Clay & Tensai)
Finish: Rowan and Brodus are the legal men in the ring and Rowan knocks Brodus down with a clothesline and then tags in Harper and then knocks Tensai off the apron.
Harper waits for Brodus to get up and then nails a massive big boot and covers him for the 3 count.
After the match Bray comes in and grabs Tensai and nails a Sister Abigail
Suddenly the lights go out and on the Titron a promo airs
On the titron: Three weeks The Devilâ€™s favourite demon is back and he isnâ€™t alone
Kaneâ€™s laughter goes throughout the arena
The Wyatt family look confused
Renee Young tires to interview Cm Punk but he is attacked by Ryback and Curtis Axel as Heyman screams that he beat punk. Refâ€™s check on Punk
Back to the ring
Match 4 Ryback with Paul Heyman & Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axle V Zack Ryder
Finish Ryder manages a little offence but Ryback overpowers him and beats him down.
Suddenly Cm Punk & Curt Hawkins run down to the ring which distracts Ryback and lets Ryder recover.
Outside the ring Punk causes Heyman to runaway as Hawkins and Axle brawl before Axle runs off as well.
Back in the ring: Ryback turns around into a Rough Ryder and Ryder gets the 3 count.
After the match Punk grabs Ryback and nails a GTS then celebrates with Hawkins & Ryder.
Backstage: COO Triple H announces that because of Curt Hawkinsâ€™s actions he will compete in the biggest match of his career next week against WWE Champion Randy Orton in a WWE Championship match with The Big Show as special guest ref and if Hawkins looses he will be fired.
Also Daniel Bryan will compete again tonight because itâ€™s best for business
Back to the ring
Match 5 WWE Champion Randy Orton & World Heavyweight Champion ADR V RVD & Daniel Bryan
Finish: ADR and DB are the legal men and ADR is in control he throws DB into one of the corners and goes after him but DB jumps up the turnbuckles and lands behind ADR and he crashes into the corner instead.
ADR goes to tag in Orton but he drops down off the apron and walks off ADR runs at DB who grabs him and whips him into his corner and tags in RVD.
DB gets behind ADR and levels him with a release Dragon Suplex as RVD climbs to the top rope and then jumps off and nails a Five Star Frog Splash on ADR and pins him for the 3.
RVD & DB pose as the show ends