With the final two days of Survivor Series set to begin on Thursday, WWE.com is offering up some insight into the events that transpired that night.
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On Saturday, Survivor Series was being held in Anaheim, California, and the event was being broadcast live on pay-per-view.
At 8:30 p.m.
ET, WWE announcer Jeff Jarrett, a veteran of WWE’s Hall of Fame and Superstars programs, called in a live call from the stage, where he announced that the event would be “The Battle of the Seasons.”
“So it’s going to be the battle of the seasons, Jeff,” he announced.
“I don’t know if you remember the Battle of The Seasons, but it was a very long and bloody battle in the United States between the United Kingdom and the United Nations, and they won.
And then the United Kingdoms left.
And that was it.
There was no going back.
So this is a battle between the British and the UN, and it will be the last time the United nations will ever come back.
And I know you guys will be there to support the British as they do.”
On Monday, at 8:00 p.f., Jarrett, who had been doing a live commentary booth for nearly two years, announced that “the UK has a lot of issues that they have to sort out and a lot more going on with the United Arab Emirates.”
The following day, he had a full-on Survivor Series recap, including his assessment of the UK and the Emirates.
“I think the British have a lot to answer for, Jeff, as they sort out their problems in the world,” Jarrett said.
“And the Emirates have a couple of issues they have got to sort of sort of work out with.”
On Tuesday, Jarrett, now known as the “Sneaky Giant,” was back on WWE TV for the first time since the Battle Of The Seasons.
He announced that WWE would be bringing in former UFC champion and WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes as a guest commentator on Monday night’s episode.
He also announced that former WWE World Heavyweight Champion The Rock would be joining him for the next episode.
On Wednesday, he announced the addition of former WWE Tag Team Champions Baron Corbin and Dolph Ziggler as guest commentators for Monday’s episode, along with new guest commentators Big Show and Kevin Owens.
In an interview with TMZ Sports, he revealed that the guests were going to play different roles.
“We have two guys that will play different positions, and you know, I think we’re going to see some interesting things happen, Jeff.
It’s going, like, a bit weird, and we’ll see what happens,” he said.
On Thursday, the two-hour episode of Survivor presented the main event, featuring the title match between the undefeated Triple H and The Miz.
While the Miz had been the first challenger to win the title at the event, The Miz had defeated former WWE Champion Triple H at WrestleMania III the previous night.
At the end of the match, Triple H defeated The Miz and then The Miz’s team, the Undertaker and Big Show.
At the end, the crowd applauded, as The Miz took the win.
“And I said, ‘You’ve got the best tag team in the history of the world.
The best tag teams ever.
And the best team in history.’
I don’t want to lose.
I don, but I’m going to win, and I’m gonna give you the win,’ ” Miz said, according to WWE.net.
“Now, it’s just coincidences that are going to happen in a way.
I mean, you’re watching me get my title back, and there’s a bunch of people in the ring who were, like a couple people.
And so I just, you know?
I’ve just, I’m just trying to be myself.
I think the crowd will go along with it, and then you’ll see a bunch more of my matches on TV.
And it’s a lot.”