WWE House Show Results (12/28): Wilkes Barre, Pa.

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3. Tyson Kidd (w/Jackson Andrews) defeated David Hart Smith. Oh and the kid rang the bell. Yay! Anyway, decent match but a piss poor reaction from the crowd. It seemed like neither one could generate any decent pop. Solid back and forth action and Tyson performed well. While on the outside of the ring, Jackson Andrews delivered the oh so devastating clothesline on Smith, who was then rolled in the ring and pinned by Kidd. Afterwards Smith beat up Kidd and Andrews and ended with a decent pop finally while his music played.

Justin Roberts announced the next divas match special guest ref Eve Torres (who looks much better in person).

4. The Bella Twins defeated Melina and Alicia Fox. Before the match got underway, the GM crap hit (Roberts must have one loud ass cellphone!) and called for……………drum roll please A DANCE OFF! Ugh it never ends! The Bellas, who like Alicia Fox, were yet again dressed up like “Santas Helpers” did a decent display including a double reverse worm! But before they could finish, Melina and Fox attacked them. Actually a damn good wrestling match which was a welcomed change, and Melina didn’t scream like a moron, thank God! Brie Bella rolled up Melina for the victory – such a weak ending to what was actually a good match!

Obviously people haven’t gotten the “Melina is a heel now” memo because she got one of the loudest pops of the night believe it or not!

5. The Miz (w/Alex Riley) beat Randy Orton to retain the WWE Championship. A little early to have this match! Anyway, Miz came out to good heat and continued his ongoing bashing of Wilkes Barre and claiming like on Raw that he is a legend and better than the rest. It was really hard to hear anyone on the mic the PA was too damn loud! Anyway, Orton came out and the two had a solid match mostly dominated by the Miz who actually looked strong finally! Of course, it ended with Riley interfering and distracting Orton, who walked right into the Skull Crushing Finale. At the end, they both were beating Orton down and then Randy got up and threw Riley out and RKO’d Miz.

Gail Kim reappeared and, along with Roberts, threw out merchandise bundles to the crowd followed by intermission! During this time, referee Charles Robinson was doing the Ric Flair strut in the ring and playing it up for the crowd! Obviously not important but entertaining!

6. Daniel Bryan defeated Alex Riley to retain the United States Championship. Alex Riley is back again!! Still generating awesome heat. Sadly, a fairly quick match but Bryan was at least able to perform this time! He took Riley to school before making him tap to the LeBell Lock.

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