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The following was originally published five years ago this week on PWTorch.com…
WWE Raw house show results
May 3, 2013
Results submitted by Cohen, PWTorch correspondent
Note: WWE switched around the advertised main event. The advertised main event was John Cena & Sheamus vs. Ryback & Mark Henry. The new main event was Cena & WWE tag champions Kane & Daniel Bryan vs. The Shield to further protect Cena’s injury in a six-man tag match. In singles action, Ryback faced Sheamus.
(1) Fandango beat R-Truth.
(2) Adrian Neville (formerly PAC) beat Heath Slater. Neville won with his signature corkscrew Shooting Star Press.
(3) Divas champion Kaitlyn & Emma beat Tamina Snuka & Paige in a Divas tag match. Vickie Guerrero tried to get involved in the match.
(4) Ryback beat Sheamus via count-out. After the match, Sheamus hit the Brogue Kick on Ryback.
(5) U.S. champion Kofi Kingston beat Antonio Cesaro and Zack Ryder in a three-way match to retain the U.S. Title. Kofi pinned Cesaro with Trouble in Paradise.
(6) Bray Wyatt beat Alex Riley. Wyatt wore a mask, then won with his Sister Abigail finisher.
(7) WWE champion John Cena & WWE tag champions Daniel Bryan & Kane beat The Shield via DQ in a six-man tag match. Roman Reigns hit Bryan with a chair for the DQ.
After the match, Kane and Cena hit their finishers to clear Shield. Bryan then got on the mic and requested the WWE Title from Cena, who obliged. Bryan then jumped around the ring with the title and they hugged it out to end the show.
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