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Main Event: Kaitlyn faces WWE Divas Champion AJ in final match
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling


Kaitlyn has left the building. The leader of the 8th Militia announced she left the company Wednesday morning. However, before she rides off into the sunset, her final match will be with a familiar foe. Tonight on WWE Main Event, Kaitlyn faces former best friend and current WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee. Plus, WWE Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes & Goldust are in action. All that and more on this week's edition of WWE Main Event!

We are on tape from Philadelphia, Pa. Tom Phillips and The Miz have the call for this week.

Match One: R-Truth & Xavier Woods (w/The Funkadactyls) vs. The Real Americans (w/Zeb Colter)

Jack Swagger starts off with R-Truth. Side headlock from Truth is transitioned into a back bodylock takedown for Swagger. Ride time on the back of Truth accumulating for Swagger. Hand fighting from Truth sees him separate the hands and work into a hammerlock. Side headlock reapplied by Truth, but he runs into a shoulder block from Swagger. Truth ducks away from Swagger and lands a punch.

Xavier Woods in with a quick dropkick for a brief nearfall. Armbar in on Swagger, but he muscles Woods into the corner to bring in Antonio Cesaro. Corner work from Cesaro, but he isn't able to catch up with Woods. Crossbody nearfall from Woods brings Truth back in. Double back elbows get Truth a nearfall of his own on Cesaro.

Quick tag from Trtuh brings Woods back in, but Cesaro soon regains control with clubbing blows and a scoop slam. Swagger tags back in with a leg drop for a quick nearfall to lock in an armbar. Woods slowly struggles to his feet and flips out of a Saito Suplex to tag Truth in. Clotheslines and a unique rollup get Truth a nearfall. Tilt-a-whirl headicissors sends Swagger out. Swagger walking towards his corner, but a Cesaro sneak attack is countered by a right hand from Truth. Chop block to the knee from Swagger takes Truth out as we break.

(Commercials)

We return with The Real Americans double-teaming Truth by driving his knees into the mat. Cesaro in there with Truth and Truth fighting back with punches. Tag attempt is caught by Cesaro and he drives Truth back into his corner. Swagger back inside and stomping Truth down. Swagger Bomb connects across the back and Cesaro now legal. Leapfrog stomp gets Cesaro a nearfall.

Work to the midsection and Cesaro works the sleeper. Truth counters with a sunset flip, but Cesaro is able to tag Swagger before the pin counts. Swagger clubbing and stomping Truth down. Front headlock in for Swagger as he works to prevent the tag. Truth driving Swagger back and he nails him with a heel kick.

Both tags made and Woods with a series of dropkicks for a close nearfall. Cesaro sends Woods off the ropes, but Woods tilt-a-whirls into a rollup for yet another nearfall that is broken by Swagger. Truth comes into to take him out and Truth is sent out by Cesaro soon after. Honor Roll connects by Woods.

Fandango makes his way out with Summer Rae and the two dance their way down the ramp. Cesaro presses Woods into the air and knocks him out with a European Uppercut.

Winners by pinfall: The Real Americans

WWE.com exclusive interview between Michael Cole and WWE COO Triple H hints at the announcement of the WWE Network.

(Commercials)

Match Two: Alberto Del Rio vs. Justin Gabriel

Alberto Del Rio immediately starting off stomping Justin Gabriel down. Corner work to Gabriel keeps him downed. Whip into the opposite corner sees Gabriel float over into a headscissors that sends Del Rio outside. Corkscrew crossbody from Gabriel topples Del Rio on the floor. Gabriel going up top, but Del Rio meets him with a step-up enzuigiri for a nearfall.

Sleeper in on Gabriel. Body shots forcing Del Rio to break the hold, but he counters with a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for a nearfall before returning to clubbing him down. Snap suplex gets another nearfall. Sleeper in once again. Gabriel out and he matadors Del Rio into the corner. Triad of kicks punctuated by a spinning back kick to the head. Spinning heel kick then connects. Diving splash into a springboard crossbody for a nearfall by Gabriel.

Gabriel gets caught up in the corner and Del Rio stomps him down out of the tree of woe. Side kick from Del Rio to a kneeling Gabriel knocks him out cold.

Winner by pinfall: Alberto Del Rio

Post-match, Del Rio asks what's wrong with the crowd for not celebrating his win. Del Rio says the fans jump up like "little girls" when they see Batista on the screen. At the end of the day, Del Rio compared the fans and Batista to "filthy animals."

(Commercials)

Renee Young meets with Fandango and Summer Rae. Fandango said he proved he had tricks up his sleeve to show Woods. Young remarks that he isn't wearing sleeves and Fandango steams off. Summer Rae tells Young not to think about it, as he is taken.

Raw Rebound recaps WWE Old School Raw.

(Commercials)

Match Three: Cody Rhodes & Goldust vs. 3MB (w/Heath Slater)

Goldust starts off with Drew McIntyre. Arm drag and Goldust with an atomic drop after some theatrics. Jinder Mahal in, but he runs right into a hip toss. Arm drag into an armbar from Goldust. Mahal turns the tides and McIntyre returns.

Heath Slater joins the announce team and talks about him touring solo the past few weeks.

Mahal with a swinging neckbreaker as he returns for a nearfall. Rear chinlock for Mahal. Flying knee connects on Goldust for another nearfall. McIntyre back in with a big boot. Stomp across the head of Goldust and he chokes him across the middle rope. Goldust fighting back with body shots, but McIntyre counters with a running boot for a nearfall.

Mahal in for a quick nearfall and McIntyre with a quick tag. Corner work as he sends Goldust into the opposite corner, but Goldust with a back elbow. Tag again sought out by Goldust, but McIntyre shoves him away. Tag made to Mahal. Goldust with a drop-down chop to the throat and powerslam that has both men down.

Cody Rhodes in now with clotheslines. Float over in the corner into a rollup for a nearfall. Rhodes with a drop-down chop of his own. Kick to the midsection after using the rope is followed by the Alabama Slam. Rhodes takes out McIntyre on the apron and hits the Disaster Kick.

Winners by pinfall: Cody Rhodes & Goldust

(Commercials)

Match Four: Kaitlyn vs. AJ Lee (w/Tamina Snuka)

AJ Lee and Kaitlyn shake hands before the matchup. Side headlock from Lee, but Kaitlyn knocks her down with a shoulder block. Kaitlyn with the side headlock now, but Lee yanks her down by her hair. Lee frustrated by Kaitlyn's lack of sportsmanship and extends the hand again. Kick to the leg and the chase begins outside. Tamina Snuka stops the chase to walk down Kaitlyn.

Back inside, Lee gets the leg kick and side headlock. Kaitlyn sends Lee off the ropes and hits a dropkick. Whip into the corner knocks Lee down and some corner work follows for Kaitlyn. Clothesline drops Lee for a Kaitlyn nearfall. Lee sat on top of the shoulders of Kaitlyn and Snuka gets on the apron. Chop kick to the back of the knee and Lee gets a running dropkick before locking in the sleeper. Fading, Kaitlyn struggles back to her feet, but she runs right into a back elbow from Lee for a nearfall.

Lee locks in the sleeper once again. Kaitlyn rams her into the corner to break it, but Lee kicks her to the back. Lee looking for more offense, but Kaitlyn with a backbreaker. Back elbow connects and followed by a clothesline. Shoulder bump knocks Lee down for a nearfall. Lee up and she comes down on a gutbuster for a nearfall.

Both women back to their feet and AJ tilt-a-whirls into a sleeper hold. Kaitlyn slowly fading fast, but she is able to run Lee into the corner. Up top, Lee comes down into a crossbody. Lee isolates the head and spikes her on it during a rollup.

Winner by pinfall: AJ Lee

Post-match, Lee jumps into the arms of Kaitlyn for a hug. Kaitlyn shoves her away after a while and Tamina Snuka plants her with a superkick. The two walk up the ramp to close the show.

Nolan Howell can be reached at nth993@gmail.com for any questions or comments. Click here to follow Nolan on Twitter.