We begin this week’s show in the arena with our featured match of the week. Your announcers are Josh Mathews and Santino Marella.
Rey Mysterio versus Michael McGillicutty
They lock up and Michael backs Rey into the corner and he taps Rey on the top of his head, showing Rey no respect. Michael gets down on his knees for an equal sized fight. Rey is not entertained by Michael’s actions. They lock up and Michael with a side head lock. Michael with a shoulder tackle and then he poses to show off his strength.
Michael with another shoulder tackle. Michael runs the ropes and he does not realize that Rey has moved out of the way. Michael wants to know if Rey is playing games. Michael pushes Rey but Rey with a kick. Michael with a knee and then he throws Rey under the ropes and when Rey hits the ground he rolls through and does some jumping jacks.
Michael goes to the floor but Rey returns to the ring. Rey with a baseball slide to Michael when he gets back on the apron. Rey with a seated splash to Michael off the apron and we go to commercial.
We are back and Rey gets a 619 chant started as he connects with shoulders in the corner. Rey with an Irish whip but Michael moves when Rey runs to the corner and Rey hits the turnbuckles. Michael sends Rey into the turnbuckles and connects with shoulders to the midsection. Michael with an elbow drop followed by a waist lock.
Rey gets to his feet and he escapes by stomping on Michael’s feet. Michael responds with a back breaker and he gets a near fall. Michael with another back breaker for a near fall. Michael with a bear hug on Rey. Rey claps his hands over Michael’s ears to get out of the hold. Rey is put on the top turnbuckle and Michael pats him on the head again.
Rey kicks Michael and hits a seated splash from the turnbuckles followed by a head scissors. Michael with an Irish whip but Rey moves when Michael charges into the corner. Rey tries for a moonsault but Michael stops him and gets Rey on his shoulders. Rey counters with a sunset flip for a near fall. Michael gets a near fall. Michael charges at Rey but Rey with a drop kick to the knees and he falls into the ropes. Michael with a kick to stop Rey’s 619 attempt. Rey kicks Michael and he does a flip reminiscent of his father.
Michael is put into the ropes and Rey does the 619, but this time it is to the back and then Rey with a dive from the top for the three count.
Winner: Rey Mysterio
We go to commercial.
We will also look at the Cobra and Mr. Socko.
The Saturday Morning Spotlight is on Santino Marella.
We see some footage of Santino in the ring and on the mic. Of course, when you talk about Santino, you have to talk about the Cobra.
There are a number of colorful characters in the WWE. Some are more diplomatic than others. Daniel Bryan is a man of few words . . . maybe one word.
Daniel is asked if he dreams of hamburgers and the answer is no.
He is asked if he ever made a mistake and he says no.
The next question is whether he knows the taste of defeat. He says that he wins every match even when he loses.
Daniel is not a fan of unicorns or video games.
He is also not a fan of magic because it is pure fiction. Bryan says that he is a man of science.
Daniel says that he is a fan of ice cream, especially if made with almond milk.
Bryan is asked if he needs a tag team partner and he says that he can do everything by himself.
Bryan is asked if he likes goats and then he storms off screaming NO.
We move on to the greatest hug in WWE history between Kane and Daniel.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Mick Foley says that he debuted Mr. Socko fourteen years ago. We go to the video vault for Mick and Mr. Socko visiting Vince McMahon in the hospital.
Now it is time for the great debate: Mr. Socko or The Cobra?
Miz chooses Socko. Alicia Fox goes with the Cobra. R Truth and Little Jimmy debate things. Dolph Ziggler goes with Mr. Socko because of the taste. R Truth says it is a toss up.
Santino says that people don’t run in fear from socks, they run from cobras. Mick says that Mr. Socko is the better of the ridiculous gimmicks.
Next week, we find out about the man behind the music.
Santino Marella says that they should call it a draw or tie in the debate. He says that the cobra is more devastating.
We go to credits.