WWE Superstars Results 05/17/12
WWE Superstar Results for 05/17/12 episode
Scott Stanford opened on commentary mentioning that Over the Limit is approaching. He hyped the main event tag match featuring Jimmy and Jey Uso taking on Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger. Alex Riley came out for the first match, as Stanford was shown on camera with Josh Matthews for commentary.
Heath Slater defeated Alex Riley by pinfall. Late in this one, Riley looked like he had the win after hitting the A-Bomb on Slater from the corner. Slater kicked out though to everyone's surprise. Moments later, Slater reversed Riley's attempt to whip him against the ropes, and hit a unique side slam type move.
They showed highlights from WWE Raw about the John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis match coming to Over the Limit, with the new added stipulations. It's a one-on-one match with no special referees, no involvement from any other superstars, or they'll get fired. Also if Laurinaitis loses, he's terminated from WWE.
Lord Tensai defeated Tyson Kidd by pinfall. Late in the match, Kidd tried to rally and put up a fight. He moved away from Tensai in the corner and had a flurry of kicks, but Tensai responded with his big plunge slam move. Kidd got a few more kicks in and went for a springboard move, but Tensau again responded. Moments later, Tensai revved up and put his claw grip on Kidd's head before slamming him to the mat for a pinfall. Tensai started to leave the ring, but then returned for his senton bomb on Kidd to add further punishment.
They showed a recap of Big Show trying to apologize to John Laurinaitis from the ring. Despite Show getting down on his knees and crying, Laurinaitis fired Big Show on Raw.
Matt Striker joined Josh Matthews on commentary for the main event of Superstars. Striker brought up the tag team championship match Swagger and Ziggler have against R-Truth and Kofi Kingston this Sunday at OTL.
The USO Brothers defeated Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger. Late in this one, Ziggler hit the Zig Zag for a near fall on Jimmy Uso. Vickie screamed as Jimmy kicked out of the pinfall. Swagger tagged in to keep beating up Jimmy more. Ziggler went for another Zig Zag later on, but Jimmy countered this one and dropped Ziggler to the mat. Both Jimmy and Dolph made tags out, but Jey Uso came in on fire and took down Swagger. Vickie distracted the ref late in this one, with Dolph and Swagger trying to pull off a behind the back doubleteam move. However, Jey rolled through the pinfall attempt to steal the win.
Swagger and Ziggler argued about the loss in the ring as the Uso's celebrated up on the ramp. Vickie got into the ring screaming at Ziggler and Swagger to get on the same page.