- Last Week on WWE Main Event... Randy Orton defeated Antonio Cesaro to build him up for a future encounter with the Big Show (snoring rhymes with boring), and Justin Gabriel and the Usos defeated 3MB in one of the more boring Six-Man Tags you will ever see.
- Taped on May 14th, 2013, from a location they don't bother disclosing to us. Jerks. We're only four days away from WWE Extreme Rules, a PPV I have absolutely zero interest in, yet will end up watching it regardless. Michael Cole is joined at ringside by... The Miz. I missed him so much, Main Event just hasn't been the same without him. I guess he's going to give attitude to all the heels like he used to, except not do anything about it.
We come back with Kane taking Rollins over with a suplex for a two count. He misses the elbow drop that always misses™, and Rollins counters a chokeslam with an enziguri. Rollins with rights and lefts, followed by choking across the middle rope. Kane keeps shrugging Rollins off, building momentum until missing a charge to the corner. Rollins takes Kane over into a cover for two, and quickly grabs a chinlock. Kane fights back to his feet and turns Rollins inside out with a clothesline. Charging clothesline into the corner and the side suplex for two. Kane to the top rope, but he takes too long thanks to the distraction of the Shield, allowing Rollins to dropkick him to the floor. Back from another commercial, and Rollins is working on another chinlock. Kane with another comeback, only to be tripped up into the turnbuckle. Rollins with a dive into the corner, followed by a downward spiral for two. Rollins from the second turnbuckle, eating an uppercut from Kane. Whip to the ropes and Kane takes him over with a back drop. He follows him into the corner with another clothesline and plants him with a powerslam for two. Kane with another attempt to climb to the top rope, and this time the flying clothesline makes contact. Rollins counters a chokeslam with a sunset flip, but Kane rolls through and lays him out with it anyway, triggering Ambrose to run in for the Disqualification at 13:03 (minus two breaks). Reigns with a spear to take Kane down, and a triple-team attack is interrupted by THE USOS?! Match was the typical singles affair from Kane, and Rollins really didn't get much offense other than the basics. It was still watchable, but really only served the purpose of building up the match at Extreme Rules, and possibly the Shield squashing the Usos on Smackdown.
- Raw Rebound: John Cena, Kane, and Daniel Bryan took on The Shield in an Elimination Match. Kane and Bryan were eliminated first, leaving Cena three-on-one... remember SummerSlam 2010 and Nexus? Yep, Cena survived and walked away the winner. Yes, he only pinned one member (Rollins) before the others were Disqualified, but still... no. No. If you want to give anyone a rub from pinning a member of Shield, give it to Kane or Daniel Bryan so they look like they have a chance of winning at Extreme Rules. Cena can lose every match the rest of the century and never lose face because, god dammit, he's the worst of Hulk Hogan and Triple H combined: He's always in the spotlight, is working the same tired stupid fucking character he was doing in 2005, and only loses on occasion when he's working an injury or being mauled by 50 people, and even that's a 50/50 shot at best for whoever gets to work with him.
- More Raw Rewinds: Triple H, who's already beat up Paul Heyman for little-to-no reason and shrugged off the destruction of his office with a "meh", beats the crap out of Brock Lesnar inside a Steel Cage to hype their Steel Cage Match at Extreme Rules. Let me say that again... the BABYFACE has not only ignored the heel's attempts at pissing him off, and not only beat up his manager on several occasions, but also got the upperhand on him in the lead-in show... WHY SHOULD I CARE?!
- Breaking News! The Usos take on Rollins and Reigns on Friday Night Smackdown, as predicted.
Final Thoughts: Lots of wrestling this week, but unfortunately not much stands out. Kane vs. Rollins was alright and felt more like killing time between now and the big PPV encounter. Sin Cara rehashed the concept they had in place with Cesaro, and subbed in Barrett instead, and while it's a good four-minute match, it's only a four-minute match. Lastly, Gabriel and Rhodes going through the motions, thankfully only having to waste three minutes instead of 15. Again, it's all watchable stuff, just nothing to truly get excited about. As for the Raw Rewinds, I stopped caring about Raw weeks ago, and will pretty much ignore it for the coming months unless something truely special takes place.