Here’s RAW in case you missed it:
From The IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey:
Hosted by Michael Cole and WWE Hall of Famer “Good Ol’ J.R.” Jim Ross.
1. *THE #1 CONTENDER’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT FINALS.
THE MATCH: Rey Misterio, Jr. and Sin Cara vs. Team Rhodes Scholars (Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes).
THE REWARD: The winners will face Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) for the WWE Tag Team Championship this Sunday at Hell In A Cell.
THE WINNERS, AND #1 CONTENDERS: TEAM RHODES SCHOLARS.
2. A NON-TITLE MATCH: Michael McGuillicuty vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston.
THE SPECIAL GUEST COMMENTATOR FOR THIS MATCH: The Miz.
THE WINNER: KOFI KINGSTON!!!!!!!!!!
WWE Ring Announcer Justin Roberts announced that members of the National Football League Super Bowl XLVI Champion New York Giants were in attendance.
John Cena stated the reason why he took himself out the WWE Championship match at Hell In A Cell, was because he felt that RyBack would be the change that WWE needed. Cena was then interrupted by both WWE Champion CM Punk and Paul Heyman, and Punk vowed that he would leave Hell In A Cell with the championship. Cena then announced that he was medically cleared to wrestle again, and challenged Punk to an impromptu match. Punk responded, but Heyman persuaded him not to do it, telling him not to fight Cena for free.
3. A NON-TITLE MATCH: Justin Gabriel vs. WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro.
THE WINNER: JUSTIN GABRIEL!!!!!!!!!!
RAW General Manager A.J. Lee was in an emergency meeting with the WWE Board of Directors. She and WWE Chairman Vince McMahon arrived, and stood in the ring with her as she announced her resignation as RAW General Manager. The announcement stemmed from accusations that she was fraternizing with members of the roster. She has denied the charges. Paul Heyman showed up, and offered his services to run RAW. Vince refused, and introduced everyone to the new, Managing Supervisor of RAW: Vickie Guerrero! Heyman demanded that Vickie replace CM Punk’s opponent for Hell In A Cell, and she denied the request. Vickie places Punk in a Champion vs. Champion Lumberjack Main Event against WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus!!! Vickie told A.J. that she was not mature enough to run RAW, and ordered her to leave the ring. A.J. then unloaded on Vickie!!!!!!!!
4. The Undefeated RyBack vs. The Miz.
THE WINNER: THE (STILL) UNDEFEATED RYBACK!!!!!!!!
5. **WWE Tag Team Champion Daniel Bryan vs. Dolph Ziggler.
THE WINNER: DOLPH ZIGGLER!!!!!!!!!!
NOTE: AFTER THE MATCH, KANE AND DANIEL BRYAN ARGUED,, AGAIN. VICKIE GUERRERO ORDERED TEAM HELL NO INTO A “THERAPUTIC GAME SHOW”, AND ORDERED MATT STRIKER TO HOST IT.
A SPECIAL ATTRACTION: The NewlyTag Game Hosted by Matt Striker.
THE CONTESTANTS: WWE Tag Team Champions Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan).
THEIR OPPONENTS: Team Rhodes Scholars.
Damien Sandow expressed his disgust over him and Cody being asked to participate, and the both of them left the stage.
THE END RESULT: Team Hell No won via forfeit.
NOTE: You don’t need me to tell you that this segment was a waste of time do you?
6. WWE Tag Team Champion Kane vs. The Big Show.
THE WINNER: THE BIG SHOW.
NOTE: AFTER THE MATCH, TEAM RHODES SCHOLARS ATTACKED TEAM HELL NO.
John Cena discovered that Vickie Guerrero created a story that got A.J. Lee fired as RAW General Manager.
7. Zack Ryder vs. Alberto del Rio with Ricardo Rodriguez.
THE WINNER VIA SUBMISSION: ALBERTO DEL RIO.
John Cena confronted Vickie Guerrero about what she had done, but stated that it’s his fault.
8. ***A CHAMPION VS. CHAMPION LUMBERJACK MAIN EVENT: WWE Champion CM Punk with Paul Heyman vs. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus.
THE LUMBERJACKS: The Big Show, Tensai, Alberto del Rio, Ricardo Rodriguez, Ted Dibiase, Jr., Michael McGuillicuty, Dolph Ziggler, Antonio Cesaro, Team Rhodes Scholars, The Prime Time Players (Darren Young and Titus O’Neil), The 3MB (Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntyre), Justin Gabriel, David Otunga, Rey Misterio, Jr., Sin Cara, William Regal, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, Primo and Epico, Wade Barrett, “The Funkasaurus” Brodus Clay, The Usos (Jimmy and Jey), Tyson Kidd, JTG, Santino Marella, The Miz, and Curt Hawkins (I think).
NOTE: THIS WAS THE LARGEST LUMBERJACK MATCH EVER IN RAW’S HISTORY.
THE WINNER: CM PUNK!!!!!!!!!!!
NOTE: AFTER THE MATCH, RYBACK ARRIVED, SLAMMED CM PUNK THREE TIMES, AND TOSSED HIM OUT OF THE RING!!!!!!!!!!
*-***THE MATCHES OF THE NIGHT!!!!!!!!!!
ANALYSIS: The opening bout, the Bryan-Ziggler match, the main event, and what happened afterwards appeared to be the big defining moments of this week. That, and A.J. Lee attacking Vickie Guerrero, again.