Here’s RAW in case you missed it:
From The Bi-Lo Center in Greenville, South Carolina:
Hosted by John “Bradshaw” Layfield (JBL), Michael Cole and WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler.
1. A 2-ON-1 HANDICAP OPENING BOUT: Sheamus and Randy Orton vs. The Big Show.
THE WINNERS: SHEAMUS AND RANDY ORTON!!!
INTERVIEW: The 3MB (Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntyre).
Before Josh Matthews could start, Heath Slater cut him off and announced that he, Mahal and McIntyre were going to the ring to call out The Shield (Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns).
The 3MB demanded that The Shield face them in the ring after what happened last week on SmackDown!. But, Brock Lesnar appeared and took down 3MB until Paul Heyman ran out, stopped him and said “No more! No more!” while the fans chanted “One more time! One more time!”. Heyman was impressed by how Triple H (Hunter Hearst Helmsley) defeated Lesnar last week at Wrestlemania, and issued Hunter a challenge to face Lesnar in a Steel Cage Match at Extreme Rules!!!
2. WWE UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP: Antonio Cesaro (Champion) vs. Kofi Kingston (Challenger).
THE WINNER, AND ONCE AGAIN, WWE UNITED STATES CHAMPION: KOFI KINGSTON!!!
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler alongside A.J. Lee and Big E Langston, made a speech saying that he is just to good at what he does. As he continued to speak, he was interrupted by Alberto del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez who demanded a rematch!!! RAW Managing Supervisor Vickie Guerrero granted del Rio’s wish, and just when the match was about to start, “A Real American” Jack Swagger and Zeb Coulter appeared. Coulter criticized both Ziggler and del Rio, and a brawl ensued.
3. A NON-TITLE TAG TEAM MATCH: The Prime Time Players (Darren Young and Titus O’Neil) vs. WWE Tag Team Champions Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan).
THE WINNERS: TEAM HELL NO.
RyBack sent a tape explaning why he clotheslined and Shell Shocked WWE Champion John Cena last week after saving him from “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry. He stated that Cena viewed him as his friend, but wasn’t there for him when he was constantly attacked by The Shield. He also stated that by being Cena’s friend, he realized that he was living in his shadow, and decided to step out of it.
4. A NON-TITLE MATCH: R-Truth vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett.
THE WINNER: R-TRUTH!!!
5. TAG TEAM MATCH: The Great Khali and Santino Marella with Hornswoggle and Natalya Neidhart vs. Team Rhodes Scholars (Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes).
THE WINNERS: TEAM RHODES SCHOLARS…………………..YOU’RE WELCOME.
WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler was going to interview Fandango about the craze he created called “Fandangoing”, but Fandango dominated the segment by asking the fans “Who wants to go Fandango-ing with me?”. But only if they pronounced his name right. No one got it right, and he told the fans, “You can go Fandango yourselves!”. That last line was funny.
INTERVIEW: WWE Champion John Cena.
Matt Striker was about to get Cena’s thoughts on the tape sent by RyBack, and Cena stopped him by saying that he’s going to face him in the ring.
6. A NON-TITLE MATCH: “A Real American” Jack Swagger with Zeb Coulter vs. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler with A.J. Lee and Big E Langston.
THE WINNER: “A REAL AMERICAN” JACK SWAGGER.
NOTE: After the match, Swagger was attacked by Alberto del Rio.
Matt Striker was going to ask Sheamus his thoughts on the 2-On-1 Handicap Match when Mark Henry attacked him.
CM Punk stated that when he was WWE Champion, he didn’t allow himself to enjoy the ride, because he wanted to prove himself as champion. He stated that he found a challenge in The Rock, and from that, he decided to take on The Undertaker’s undefeated Wrestlemania streak. He tried to continue, but he couldn’t and he hugged Paul Heyman and left.
7. A NON-TITLE DIVAS MATCH: WWE Divas Champion Kaitlyn vs. Nikki Bella with Brie Bella.
THE WINNER: NIKKI BELLA!!!
WWE Champion John Cena confronted RyBack as he told him that he fed the WWE Universe nothing but excuses. Cena already knew that RyBack wants the title, and hated what he did to him last week. Cena told him to make a move to see if he had what it took to earn a shot at the championship. RyBack walked away, but was stopped by the arrival of The Shield. They attacked Cena as he RyBack stood and watched, and walked away after Cena was tripled powerbombed.
Match #’s 1, 2 and 6 are the highlight matches of the night!!!!!!!!
Sheamus, Randy Orton, The Big Show, Antonio Cesaro, Kofi Kingston and Dolph Ziggler are the wrestlers of the night!!!!!!!!!!
Kofi Kingston winning a third U.S. title, RyBack’s frightening taped promo and Fandango’s message to the fans are the highlight moments of the night!!!!!!!!!
ANALYSIS: The third hour was very heavy on interviews.