We are live on tape from Rochester, New York and your announcers are Matt ‘Happy’ Striker, Michael ‘New’ Cole, and Josh ‘Year’ Mathews.
Dolph Ziggler starts off tonight’s show and he is accompanied by his girlfriend and Smackdown consultant Vickie Guerrero. Vickie is not her usual bubbly self, but she throws out a few excuse mes and she appears to be fine. She says that as the official consultant of Smackdown, she is filing an official complaint against John Cena. She mentions the tag match and says that Cena put her on his shoulders for an Attitude Adjustment and says that it was unprovoked. Vickie says that she does not have an attitude and it does not have to be adjusted. Vickie wants to relive the experience by the magic of video tape.
Vickie summons the strength to say that she is now suffering from a case of vertigo. She says that she is not allowed to be more than two and a half feet off the ground according to her doctor.
Dolph informs the people of Rochester as well as the WWE Universe that vertigo is a sensation of dizziness or spinning. It is a confused and disoriented state that severely affects balance.
Vickie says that she suffers from nausea and the room spins uncontrollably. She tells everyone that she has done research and tells everyone that more than one thousand people suffer from this every year. Vickie says that there are a few people who don’t like her, but she wants everyone to stand up and show some human compassion.
Kofi Kingston comes out to interrupt the medical lesson from Dolph and Vickie. He asks Vickie to show some compassion and be quiet. Everyone is getting real nauseous listening to Vickie’s nonsense.
Vickie says that she has a serious condition, but Kofi points out that it didn’t seem so serious at TLC. Kofi asks Vickie if she remembers or is she suffering from a case of amnesia. Dolph says that temporary amnesia is a symptom, but Kofi wants to show Vickie something to remind her of what she did at TLC and we see footage of Vickie climbing a ladder at the pay per view.
Dolph says the footage was doctored while Kofi says that Vickie’s medical maladies are not the only problem. Kofi says that the way the match ended was another problem.
Vickie tells Kofi to stop being jealous because Dolph won the match.
Jack Swagger comes to the ring and he wants to talk about the match at TLC. Jack says that for the first time in his life, Kofi Kingston is right about something. Jack says that the ladder match was nothing but an All American American American American injustice. Jack wants everyone to see the injustice. We see the end of the match when the belt fell from the hook and Ziggler grabbed the belt to win the match.
Dolph says that it was fair and square that he won the match.
Jack says that both of them know that he won that match. Everyone knows that he should have won the match. Jack mentions that he is a former World Champion, a former Money in the Bank winner, and an All American American.
Dolph says that Swagger is just jealous of him because he is the Intercontinental Champion and Swagger is not. Dolph says that he could have beaten them both in succession as well. He says that the only thing that matters is that he is the Intercontinental Champion.
Kofi tells Dolph that he doesn’t deserve to be champion. Kofi says that he deserves a rematch.
Swagger says that he deserves a rematch.
Dolph says that he would love to give them a rematch, but they are the special guests of honor at Teddy Long’s New Year’s Eve Party. Dolph says that everyone follows them on Twitter and he says that it is important to everyone.
Dolph also says . . . he decides to let his fists do the talking and he tries to punch Kofi but Kofi blocks it and Kingston punches Ziggler. Swagger attacks Ziggler from behind but Kofi with a drop kick and Swagger goes to the floor. Kofi also back body drops Ziggler over the top rope to the floor when Dolph charges at Kofi.
Teddy Long comes out onto the stage and tells everyone that it is enough. Jack and Kofi aren’t the only ones who are upset with the way the ladder match at TLC ended. Teddy invites them to his Holla Holla Holla-day Party. Teddy tells Dolph that he is going to be busy tonight because he will be defending the Intercontinental Title in a triple threat match against Jack Swagger and Kofi Kingston.
We go to commercial.
We are back and we see footage of Cody Rhodes being the Grinch for Big Show’s Christmas celebration.
Match Number One
Big Show versus Dashing Cody Rhodes
Show punches Cody in the midsection and then he chops Cody and biels him across the ring. Show with a shhh chop that echoes through the building. Show decides to rest against the turnbuckles and he smothers Cody while the referee counts. Cody goes to the floor and he checks on his face in the mirror on his jacket. Cody is pulled back into the ring by the head by Big Show. Cody with a kick to Show but Show responds with a clothesline to Cody. Show with a back body drop and then Show misses a running butt splash into the corner. Cody with the Beautiful Disaster and then he punches and kicks Show against the ropes and the referee warns him. Cody comes off the ropes but Show with a shoulder tackle. Show winds up for the knockout punch and Cody leaves the ring and walks to the back. The referee makes the count because Cody is not coming back.
Winner: Big Show by count out
We go to the back where the party is in full swing and we see Teddy talking to Kelly Kelly in the background while Beth does not believe that Diddy gave JTG his chain. Rosa feeds Hornswoggle and she says that it has been a great year for her and it is time to celebrate. Conor O’Brian stops by and says that he is admiring Rosa’s cheese. Alberto enters the party and wants to know what Conor is doing. Alberto apologizes to Rosa for his NXT rookie because he looks like a rat. Alberto tells Hornswoggle to stop bothering the lady before he leaves.
Teddy welcomes everyone to his Holla Holla Holla-Day Party. He wants some people to come up and make their New Year’s Resolutions. Drew is the first to take Teddy up on the offer and he says that he guarantees that in 2011 he will become champion. Second, he plans to be a better person while he looks at Kelly. Chavo is a bit inebriated and he admits that it might be the alcohol talking but he has some resolutions. He tells all of the ‘so called’ Superstars that they are ignorant, self centered jerks. Teddy tells Chavo that he is drinking non-alcoholic champagne. Chavo meekly wishes everyone a Happy New Year as we go to commercial.
Match Number Two
Drew McIntyre versus Trent Barreta
They lock up and Trent sends Drew into the turnbuckles. They lock up again and Drew tries for a side head lock but Trent gets out of the hold. Drew with a kick and side head lock take down. Trent escapes the side head lock and applies a side head lock of his own. Drew with a kick and punch instead of a clean break. Drew with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot and then takes Drew to the mat again. Trent tries for a rana but Drew counters with a buckle bomb. Drew slaps Trent and then he connects with a series of forearms across the chest. Drew with a stomp to the head and then he hits a series of short clotheslines in the corner followed by a short arm clothesline.
Drew gets a near fall and then he applies an arm bar on Barreta. Trent with forearms to Drew but Drew with an elbow that sends Trent to the apron. Trent escapes a belly-to-back suplex attempt from the apron into the ring and Trent hits an enzuigiri on McIntyre and Trent gets a near fall. Trent goes to the apron and hits a springboard drop kick to the back and Drew goes to the floor. Trent tries for a plancha but Drew moves out of the way. The referee calls for the bell as a result of Trent’s crash and burn on the plancha.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
Other officials come out to check on Trent who is not moving on the floor. Drew goes over to Trent and applauds Trent’s performance. Drew gives Trent a Future Shock DDT and then wishes Trent a Happy New Year.
We go to commercial.
We are back at the party and Chavo says that nobody respects him or likes him. Chavo says that the person he is talking to is the only one who understands him. They pan out and we see that Chavo is talking to the Swagger Soaring Eagle and Chavo says that the eagle is a great listener and they hug. Teddy walks by and he does a quick double take.
Teddy is about to give his New Year’s Resolution but he is interrupted by Layla and Michelle McCool. Layla and Michelle say that they don’t need resolutions because they are flawless. Michelle and Layla tell Teddy that he was wrong to say that they lost the tables match at TLC. Michelle and Layla say that they were too skinny to go through the table and that Natalya was the one who went through the table. They mention that on that night pigs flew. Michelle wonders what would have happened if both pigs flew and Beth joined in. Michelle suggests that they would have been sucked into a giant hole trying to climb out.
Beth and Natalya stop by and they want Michelle and Layla to say it to their face. They yell back and forth and Teddy is the peacemaker and matchmaker because Michelle and Layla will face Natalya and Beth tonight.
Teddy tells the eagle that was a close one.
Match Number Three
Edge and Rey Mysterio versus Kane and Alberto Del Rio
Del Rio and Mysterio start things off and Alberto with kicks followed by an Irish whip but Del Rio runs into a boot from Rey. Rey with a head scissors that sends Alberto into the ropes and Edge is tagged in. Edge punches Alberto and kicks him in the corner. Edge with a kick as he comes off the ropes and he clotheslines Alberto over the top rope to the floor. Kane comes in and Edge punches him and then Edge and Rey with a double drop kick that sends Kane to the floor next to Del Rio. Edge propels Rey over the top rope to the floor in a modified wheelbarrow power bomb. We go to commercial.
We are back and Kane and Del Rio are in control of the match and Kane with an uppercut to Edge followed by punches. Edge punches Kane and then sends him into the turnbuckles. Edge climbs onto the ropes and Edge punches Kane but the referee deals with Rey on the apron and Del Rio drops Edge on the top rope.
Del Rio tags back in and he kicks Edge followed by a snap mare and drop kick to the back for a near fall. Del Rio with a kick to the head and he gets a near fall. Del rio chokes Edge in the ropes and Kane with a boot to the head while Del Rio talks to the referee. Del Rio gets a near fall. Kane tags back in and he kicks Edge in the ribs. Kane with more kicks to the ribs and then he chokes Edge with the rope. Kane gets a near fall on Edge. Kane with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Edge with an Edge-o-Matic and he tags Rey into the match. Rey with a seated splash from the top turnbuckle followed by a drop kick to the knee and a kick to the head. Rey knocks Del Rio off the apron but that gives Kane enough time to recover and he punches Rey when Rey returns his focus to the legal man in the match.
Rey with a kick to Kane and then he tries for a springboard cross body but Kane with an uppercut to Rey. Kane throws Rey to the floor and Del Rio kicks Rey while Kane distracts the referee. Kane Irish whips Rey into the ringside barrier and then he punches Rey before returning to the ring. Kane gets a near fall. Del Rio tags back in and he gets a running start before kicking Rey in the head and he gets a near fall. Del Rio with a gut buster from the shoulders for a near fall.
Del Rio with a figure four body scissors but Rey gets out of the hold. Rey with a kick to the head and a back kick. Del Rio stops Rey’s momentum with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall. Kane tags back in and he kicks Rey and Irish whips Rey and hits a back breaker and then he stretches Rey on his knee. Rey with punches and then he kicks Kane when he charges into the ring. Rey hits a tilt-a-whirl DDT as a counter and both men are down.
Del Rio and Edge tag in and Edge with a running forearm and clothesline followed by a flapjack. Del Rio has Edge on his shoulders but Edge escapes and counters with an Impaler DDT. Edge has that look in his eyes and he pulls at the hair to signify that the spear is coming. Del Rio gets back to his feet but Kane stops the spear attempt and grabs Edge by the throat. Edge escapes the choke slam and he sends Kane across the ring and Rey pulls down the ropes and Kane goes to the floor.
Edge with a baseball slide to Kane and Rey with a head scissors that sends Del Rio into the ropes for the 619 and then Edge finishes off Del Rio with a spear and he gets the three count.
Winners: Edge and Rey Mysterio
Edge and Rey celebrate in the ring and then we go back to the party.
Chavo is talking to Kaitlyn and Chavo comments on how lame the party is but he knows how to liven it up. Chavo thinks that he is going to inhale helium from the balloons, but his voice does not change and Kaitlyn tells Chavo that there is no helium in the balloons. Chavo can’t believe that and walks away. We see the return of the Chris Masters Pectacular and he is watching Hornswoggle try out but he does not have the same technique as Masters, but Hornswoggle leaves with Kaitlyn.
Big Show is telling Kelly that she is a big girl and she can make her own decisions, but since they are BFFs, he warns Kelly about Drew. He tells her to be careful. Kelly thanks Show for the advice.
Cody Rhodes steps up to the Resolution mic and he says that he has an announcement. Cody wants to know how, as the face of Smackdown, that he can go on with Big Show trying to break his nose. Good thing Big Show is standing right next to Cody so he can respond. Show tells Cody that is his first mistake because if he wanted to break his nose, it would be broken.
Teddy interjects and says that the party every year seems to end up having a fight. Show says that it wouldn’t be much of a fight but Teddy does his job preventing a fight . . . so far. Teddy says that after what he saw in the ring, he wants to announce two matches for the first Smackdown of 2011. Alberto Del Rio will face Rey Mysterio in a two-out-of-three falls match. Kane will face Edge for the World Title in a Last Man Standing Match.
We go to commercial.
Match Number Four
Layla and Michelle McCool versus Beth Phoenix and Natalya
Beth and Michelle start things off and Beth works on the wrist and lifts Michelle by the wrist. Natalya tags back in and they hit a double shoulder tackle and Natalya gets a near fall. Michelle gets to the ropes to stop Natalya’s offense. Michelle tries for the McCool Clash but Natalya grabs the ropes. Michelle sends Natalya to the ropes and Michelle with a kick to the head. We go to commercial.
We are back and Layla has Natalya in a body scissors. Natalya with a forearm to the chest and then gets Layla up for a bear hug but Layla turns it into a lateral press for a near fall. Layla with a drop kick to Natalya and then misses a charge into the corner. Beth tags in and hits a double sledge on Layla. Beth tries to go off the ropes but Michelle pulls the ropes and Beth goes to the floor.
Michelle tags in and she sends Beth into the apron and then kicks her. Michelle with knees to the back and then Layla kicks Beth while the referee was not looking. Michelle with kicks in the corner and chokes Beth. They double team Beth briefly while the referee deals with Natalya on the apron. Layla tags in and kicks Beth and slams her head into the mat. Beth with a rear chin lock but Beth escapes with a snap mare. Beth tries to make the tag but Layla stops her for a moment before Beth kicks her away.
Natalya tags in and hits a few clotheslines and then slams Layla and hits a drop kick to the back and gets a near fall. Layla with a punch and she tries for a kick but Natalya blocks it. Natalya tries for the Sharpshooter but Layla blocks it and sends Natalya into the ropes. Natalya with the Sharpshooter but Michelle with a kick to Layla. Michelle pulls Layla into the corner to make the tag.
Natalya with a back body drop and then she tags Beth in. Michelle tries for a rollup using the ropes but Beth sends Michelle into the ropes and then Beth hits the Glam Slam for the three count.
Winners: Natalya and Beth Phoenix
We return to the party where Teddy Long is at the Microphone of Resolutions and he congratulates everyone on a great year. He says that everyone has matured has human beings. Teddy is proud to announce that this is the first party in WWE history that did not have a fight.
Teddy might have to eat his words because Chavo has something to say. Chavo says that this is the lamest party he has ever been to. Show offers to get Chavo a drink and he pours the punch bowl onto Chavo. Chavo sees Hornswoggle laughing by the cake so he sends Hornswoggle face first into the cake. Things break down and food goes flying everywhere. Chavo says that is what he calls a party and then Hornswoggle throws some cake in his face to end the festivities.
We go to commercial.
We are back with the Raw Rebound.
Match Number Five
Dolph Ziggler with Vickie Guerrero versus Jack Swagger versus Kofi Kingston in an Intercontinental Title Match
Kofi with a kick to Ziggler and then Swagger punches Kofi. Dolph and Swagger focus on Kofi to weaken him. Kofi with an elbow to Swagger but Swagger with a forearm to the back and an elbow drop to Kofi. Ziggler kicks Kofi as the alliance between Ziggler and Swagger continues. Kofi fights back with punches and kicks. Ziggler with a kick to Kofi and then the double team continues. Swagger sends the knee into the mat as he tries to limit Kofi’s aerial moves. Swagger with a boot to the chest.
Ziggler with a leaping elbow drop to Kofi and then Swagger hits a leaping leg drop on Kofi. Kofi tries to fight from the corner but Ziggler with a flurry of punches to the head. Swagger and Ziggler with a double suplex on Kofi. Ziggler starts to focus on Kofi’s back but Kofi with a kick to Swagger and a forearm to Ziggler. Kofi with a monkey flip to Swagger and then he leaps into the corner and punches Ziggler. Kofi with a European uppercut that sends Ziggler to the floor. Swagger charges at Kofi and Kofi drops down and Swagger goes to the floor. Kofi with a suicide dive and hits both men as we go to commercial.
We are back and Kofi has Swagger in a key lock while Ziggler is still on the floor. We see footage from the commercial break when Kofi punched Swagger repeatedly. Back to the live action and Kofi with a leaping clothesline on Swagger and he gets ready for the Boom Drop but Ziggler trips him from the floor and pulls Kofi to the floor. Ziggler with a clothesline to Kofi.
The alliance appears to be over when Swagger tries to pull Ziggler into the ring by his hair. Dolph pulls Swagger onto the top rope and then hits a running Fameasser and gets a near fall after pulls Swagger from the apron. Swagger goes to the floor and Ziggler turns his attention to Kofi who returns to the ring. Ziggler with a neck breaker and he gets a near fall. Ziggler punches Kofi in the head and then he this a leaping elbow drop and gets a near fall. Ziggler locks in the reverse chin lock but Kofi gets to his feet with elbows. Ziggler slams Kofi’s head to the mat and gets a near fall.
Swagger tries to get back into the ring but Ziggler knocks Swagger off the apron. Ziggler returns to the head lock as he works on Kofi’s neck. Kofi stomps on the foot to get out of the hold and then he connects with a forearm and punch. Ziggler stops Kofi with a kick to the midsection and then he Irish whips Kofi but misses a splash into the corner.
Kofi with chops to Dolph followed by a drop kick and a Superman punch. Kofi hits the Boom Drop and then he sets for Trouble in Paradise. Swagger returns to the ring and he stops Kofi and has him in a waist lock before hitting a German suplex and in the process, Kofi hits Ziggler as he is suplexed. Swagger gets a near fall on Ziggler and then he covers Kofi but only gets a near fall. Ziggler rolls to the apron and Swagger deals with Kofi. Swagger puts Kofi on the turnbuckles and punches Kofi before going for a superplex. Kofi pushes Swagger off the turnbuckles. Ziggler takes his place and tries for a superplex but Kofi blocks it and Swagger gets involved.
Kofi is able to get out of the superplex so Swagger gives Ziggler a running power bomb. Kofi goes up top and hits a cross body on Swagger but he can only get a two count. Kofi tries for the SOS but Swagger avoids it and he dives at Kofi’s knee. Swagger applies the ankle lock but Kofi rolls through. Kofi tries for Trouble in Paradise and misses, landing on the injured knee.
Swagger smells blood in the water and he returns to the ankle lock. Ziggler hits the Zig Zag on Swagger and Ziggler covers Swagger but Kofi breaks up the cover. All three men are down in the ring as they try to get to their feet first to gain an advantage. Ziggler rolls to the apron while Kofi gets to his feet first but he is still feeling the effects of the ankle lock. Kingston with punches and he kicks Swagger. Kofi comes off the turnbuckles and hits a DDT but Vickie puts Swagger’s foot on the rope to stop the count. Swagger with a knee and he tries for the Doctor Bomb but Kofi lands on his feet and hits Trouble in Paradise. Ziggler comes from out of nowhere to get the three count on Kofi with a rollup.
Winner: Dolph Ziggler
We go to credits.