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With WWE Raw rolling into Cincinnati Monday, it was a perfect time to bring in Bengals’ wide receiver Chad Ochocinco to guest star on the program. With his teammates ringside, as well as Pete Rose, everyone was out i force to see the football icon. Of course, with Ochocinco doing things like calling himself “handsome” as a introduction, not everyone was glad to see him.
Ocho was soon interrupted by The Miz, who traded insults with the receiver relating to Sunday’s game with the Patriots. The Raw Roulette Wheel the randomly decided that Miz would compete in a submission match, and seeing as Ochocinco was give the honor of choosing his opponent, he named Daniel Bryan to face Miz, who pulled out of the match with a “hernia,” sacrificing his protege Alex Riley instead before “healing” and attacking Bryan, before being locked into Bryan’s LeBell Lock himself.
Later on, Ochocinco was backstage with the Bea twins, ad had the opportunity to make two more matches: a “Trading Places” match between Goldust ad William Regal, i which each combatant had to dress like the other (which ended when Goldust used Regal’s trademark brass knuckles), ad a “Falls Count Anywhere” match between John Morrison ad Sheamus (which ended when Chris Jericho attacked Morrison with a steel chair).
Ochocinco ended the night by making himself guest ring announcer for the main event, a “Tables” match between Randy Orton and John Cena. Despite the obvious chance for some Bengals / Patriot fan interaction between Ochocinco and Cena, “Esteban” Ochocinco gave everyone a nice intro, before settling in and watching the two fighters (and the rest of the participants in the “Night of Champions” main event, who interfered) duke it out, with Orton emerging victorious in a chaotic match.
It wasn’t a bad outing for Ochocinco, and it was certainly an experience he won’t soon forget. For his sake, he’ hopefully have an even better time next Sunday hosting the rough and tough Ravens. Cincinnati will need it to stay competitive early in what’s already shaping up to be an ugly division.