WWE RAW | 20th of February | LIVE! from Green Bay, Wisconsin
Monday Night RAW starts of with a video package of the RAW Elimination Chamber. It shows CM Punk retaining his WWE Championship, it shows Kane taking John Cena away from the Chamber and all the eliminations. Then the opening intro and pyro goes off. Michael Cole introduces us only one night removed from the Elimination Chamber. Michael Cole says that tonight CM Punk will take on The Miz. Jerry Lawler than says that The ROCK IS IN THE BUILDING and will be coming out here too talk about his match with John Cena at WrestleMania. But where is John Cena? He has not been seen since Kane dragged him to hell last night.
CM Punks music hits and the WWE Champion walks out to the ring. He enters and and raises his title up high. He says that he did it. He says that he outlasted 5 other superstars in the Elimination Chamber. He says that he is going to go in to WrestleMania and win. He says that he is the best wrestler in the world. He is lost for words he is about to talk again when the lights go out. Codes appear on the big screen in blue. They codes roll around and end up spelling "THE END IS NEAR". Suddenly "Break The Walls Down" plays and the crowed start to cheer. Chris Jericho is back in the WWE. He walks out seriously in a suit to the ring. He waits and the crowed are still cheering on. He stares into the crowed. CM Punk starts to smile and puts his hand out to Chris Jericho. Chris Jericho stares at Punk's hand then looks at his face. Chris Jericho raises the microphone and starts to talk. 41 days...the end will come. He drops the mic and slowly walks out of the ring while keeping his eyes on CM Punk. Punk lowers his hand and wipes his smile. Punk looks at Jericho. Chris Jericho points to the WrestleMania28 sign and then signals the WWE Championship across his waist. He then turns his back to CM Punk and walks away as the crowed are still cheering for him.
Josh Matthews is seen backstage with The Miz. He asks The Miz how he feels on his performance at the Elimination Chamber. The Miz answers that he should of won. That he should be the current WWE Champion not CM Punk! He says that Punk got lucky and said that he had CM Punk in his hands he had the Skull Crushing Finale locked but Punk got lucky again he squirmed out again and comes out on top. He says it is all okay because he is going to win his way into the WWE Championship match over the next coming weeks. He says he will earn his way into a title match at WrestleMania28. He says that he will beat Punk tonight one on one.
Cody Rhodes defeats. R-Truth (5:45)
We come to the first match of the night. Cody Rhodes and R-Truth both gave it their all in there chamber matches. Cody Rhodes starts the match up strong. Cody Rhodes has clearly is still angry because he did not win last night at the Elimination Chamber. Rhodes starts take control and does not look like slowing his offense down. He keeps a strong attack on R-Truth. He punches Truth in the face. R-Truth uses the ropes to keep him on his feet. Cody Rhodes then uses his momentum to try to clothesline R-Truth over the top rope. But R-Truth ducks and sends Cody over the top rope. Cody hits the floor hard. He then starts to grab his ankle. Truth is about to go out and get Rhodes back in the ring but the referee sends him back and goes out to check on Cody Rhodes. He is checking on his ankle while R-Truth is off guard and leaning against the ropes with his back turned. Cody Rhodes jumps into the ring and rolls Truth up 1...2....3...Cody Rhodes sneaks his way into this win. R-Truth is angry. He starts to kick the bottom rope. Cody Rhodes has a sick smile on bus face as he takes his championship.
The camera goes backstage and we see the new Divas Champion Kelly Kelly with her title backstage talking to Alicia Fox.
Kelly Kelly defeats. Natalya (3:53)
Natalya is looking from revenge for her friend Beth Phoenix who lost her title last night to Kelly Kelly. Natalya stats to attack Kelly before the bell rings. Kelly starts to fight back. She gets the upper-hand on Natalya but she quickly gets control over her again. Mid-way through the match Kelly is looking good but then Beth Phoenix comes out and catches her attention. She gets Kelly distracted and Natalya takes advantage and slams her to the the mat and applies a Sharpshooter and makes Kelly Kelly tap out. After the match Beth and Natalya attack Kelly until Alicia Fox comes out and saves Kelly Kelly. Alicia Fox then gets Kelly's title and as she is handing it to her she holds on to it longer before giving it to Kelly.
John Laurinaitis is seen standing with David Otunga in his office. Otunga is sipping coffee and Laurinaitis is reading sheet of paper. Laurinaitis says WrestleMania28 is looking good for RAW. We have the main event in Cena vs. The Rock. Otunga then coughs and says where is John Cena? John Laurinaitis says that he is sure that Cena will come out when The Rock calls him out later tonight. Somebody knocks on the door. Laurinaitis invites him in. The crowed start to cheer as The Rock steps into his office. John Laurinaitis shakes The Rock's hand. Otunga ties to do the same but The Rock stares at him. Laurinaitis asks what he can do for The Rock. The Rock says that he wants Cena out there tonight when he goes out to the ring tonight because he wants to say stuff to his face. John Laurinaitis says that Cena has not checked in since he got dragged away at the Elimination Chamber. The Rock then shouts then you're gonna get your bow-tied coffee sippin' joke of a attorney to find Cena's fruity ass. Rock then walks out.
CM Punk is seen backstage getting ready for his match tonight against The Miz. When The Miz enters the his locker room. Miz says that he got lucky last night, and that he will get a title match soon. CM Punk stares at Miz and says he will prove that there was no luck in his victory last night by beating him tonight. The Miz then adds if he wins tonight then he will get a WWE title match then Monday Night on RAW. Punk agrees. The Miz laughs and leaves his locker room.
Kofi Kingston defeats. Primo (Money in the Bank Qualifier- 4:51)
This is the first Money in the Bank ladder match qualifier match. The winner will be one of the eight men who will be going to WrestleMania28 and will have a chance to grab the briefcase and have a shot at any World title any time, any where. Primo starts the match with some quick moves. Kofi Kingston is the favorite but is not going so well. Primo starts to pick up the pace of the match as he starts to belt Kingston around the ring with some high-flying moves. He springboards Kofi Kingston and goes for a pin 1....2...kick out by Kofi. Kofi Kingston is grounded and is not looking like he will be heading to WrestleMania. Primo starts to slow down his attack and takes a breather for a second. He makes a big mistake while he is taking a breather Kingston gets up and starts to fire out some offense. He is jumping around the ring sweeping Primo off of his feet. Primo is in the middle of the ring while Kingston is measuring him up. Kingston hits the trouble inn paradise. He then covers Primo 1..2...3...Kofi Kingston wins and is the first wrestle in this years Money in the Bank ladder match.
A video package hyping up WrestleMania28 appears.
Randy Orton vs. The Big Show (No Contest- 5:03)
The new World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton competes in his first match as World Champion against The Big Show. Orton starts of well and is not showing signs of weakness after the Elimination Chamber match. The Big Show got eliminated by Orton last night. Randy Orton goes after The Big Show's leg to try to slow him down early on in the match so later he will have trouble. Orton starts to attack his leg with kicks. Big Show pushes Orton away. Orton fly's straight back at The Big Show and starts to attack his head. Show shoves him off again. Orton is about to go back on to The Big Show but Show attempts a WMD but Orton ducks under it and starts a sleeper hold from behind.. Orton has to jump on to The Big Show's back to get the hold on properly. Show tips Orton off of his back and sends Orton to the floor. Orton climbs back into the ring and runs into The Big Show. Show starts to get something rolling but Orton stops him by spearing him and getting some more offense into him. Late in thee match Orton still has control of The Big Show. Orton sends Show to the ropes. And as Orton is about to knee The Big Show....Show counters and runs Orton over. Orton gets up just to be ran over again. The Big Show then grabs Orton and throws him on the floor. The Big Show is fired up he signals the WMD. As he is waiting for Orton to get up Daniel Bryan comes out of know were. He has a steel chair in hand. He is about to hit Show with the chair but instead The Big Show gives the WMD to Bryan but he protects himself with the chair. The ref throws the match away due to Daniel Bryan getting involved. Show is angry because he was about to win. Daniel Bryan starts to walk away with a smile on his face.
We see Triple H backstage coming out to the ring. His music hits and he walks down to the ring. He grabs a microphone. He pauses as the crowed are cheering Undertaker. Triple H says that he is here to address The Undertaker. he says that he knows what The Undertaker wants by sending him a message last Monday Night on RAW. He knows that The Undertaker wants something. He knows that The Undertaker wants another match to end it all. He knows that The Undertaker wants him to end his era and to put a end to it to break his misery. Triple H says that he can't do that to him or to the WWE. He knows how important it is to have The Undertaker here for the later stages. He does not want to be the one to end the 19-0 streak. He says the answer is NO to The Undertaker's challenge. Just then the lights go out and The Undertaker's music hits. He walks slowly to the ring leaving a chill in the crowed as he walks. He enters the ring and gets a microphone. Triple H says says that he know what he is thinking but he will not change his mind about WrestleMania28. He says that he has a business to run in the WWE and that he will not let all these distractions get to his head. The Undertaker stares into Triple H's eyes. He tells Triple H that he will wrestle him at WrestleMania28. Triple H says no once again. The Undertaker says that he will face his doom sooner than later. He says that he needs this match. He has been waiting for the opportunity for 1 whole year. He asks Triple H to face him at WrestleMania28. Triple H says no. Turns his back and walks away. While he is walking up the ram. The Undertaker says that he will have to face his doom at WrestleMania28. His music plays as the arena lights go dark purple and smoke clouds up the ring.
CM Punk defeats. The Miz (7:12)
Early in the night The Miz put a stipulation on if he wins then he will be receiving a WWE Championship title match nest week on RAW. CM Punk accepted the match to prove that last night's win was not based on luck it was based on skill. The Miz talks before Punk enters the ring. He says that he will beat CM Punk tonight and go on next week to beat Punk again to become the WWE Champion and then he will go on to be the star of WrestleMania28. He then says that I'm The Miz and I'm AWESOME! CM Punk enters the ring. CM Punk raises the title up high which gets Miz angry. The Miz starts to attack before the bell rings. But Punk quickly makes up some ground. The Miz exits the ring when Punk starts to build up momentum. The Miz is getting booed on the outside of the ring so he turns around to the fans and tells them all to sit down and shut up. While he is distracted CM Punk goes outside and hits The Miz's head against the security barrier. He does it repeatedly until The Miz drops to his knees. Punk then throws Miz into the ring. While Punk is slowly getting back into the ring The Miz takes advantage by quickly getting up and kneeing Punk out of the ring. The Miz starts a vicious attack on the outside he sends Punk back into the ring. He rolls in and covers CM Punk 1..2...kick out by Punk. The Miz covers again but puts his feet on the ropes to try to gain leverage 1.....2....the referee sees that The Miz is cheating and breaks up the count. The Miz starts to complain and says that he was not cheating. Mid way through the match The Miz is still in control he is taking advantage of CM Punk. Punk cannot get anything rolling. The Miz send CM Punk against the turnbuckle he follows up with a clothesline and slips through the second rope. He then comes back into the ring he is setting up for something. When Punk gets on his feet Miz knees his face and gives him a neck-breaker in the same motion. He is now setting up for a Skull Crushing Finale. When Punk gets up he has it in but as he goes to smash Punks skull against the mat CM Punk counters and gets The Mix on his shoulders and hits a Go to Sleep and falls into the cover 1....2.....3.....CM Punk wins and denies The Miz a WWE Championship title match next week. Punk celebrates with his title. As he he celebrating Chris Jericho comes out of the crowed. He starts a brutal attack on CM Punk. He throws CM Punk out of the ring and Punk hits the outside hard. Chris Jericho grabs a microphone he smiles and says that WrestleMania28 will be the end. He drops the mic while his music is playing. He grabs the WWE Championship title belt and looks at it he smiles and puts it on his shoulders and poses to the fans. As he laughs. He drops the title and walks out of the ring. CM Punk is seen holding the back of his head.
We come back t Monday Night RAW. Michael Cole announces that The Rock will becoming out here right now to talk about his WrestleMania28 opponent John Cena. The Rock's music hits as the fans go wild. He walks down to the ring with a purpose. He enters and grabs a microphone. He is looking around the crowed with a big smile on his face. He says that he is out here to talk about his WrestleMania28 opponent John Cena. The Rock says that Cena has been complaining about him not being here on RAW for the past weeks because he wants to talk to him like a man well he is here but where is John Cena? Cena is no where to bee seen. The Rock says that he is here but John Cena is not because he is scared of him. He will try to get out of his match with him at WrestleMania28 because all Cena is a coward.That is right I called John Cena a coward, what he John Cena going to do about it? The Rock calls Cena out to the ring right now. After a moment he calls him out again. He says that is just like John Cena always not coming to face The Rock like a man...he then tries to speak again but the lights go red and Kane's music hits. The ring's post light up on flames. Kane walks out to the ring. Kane enters the ring trying to intimidate The Rock. Kane grabs a mic and says that John Cena is gone. He is gone from this planet. He says that he could not embrace the hate hard enough so he had t send him away to a better place. Kane says that he has destroyed John Cena. John Cena is gone forever. The Rock then interrupts Kane and says that does he think that The Rock is scared of a man in a red and black mask? He says that this whole monster thing does not scare The People's Champ. Kane then starts to laugh he says that John Cena could not embrace the hate and he is gone. Then says if he cannot embrace the hate he will be too and starts to laugh. As he is laughing The Rock starts an attack. He hits the Kane with lefts and rights. He hits him with more hard punches. Kane is tipping on the ropes. Rock signals a clothesline. He goes for it but Kane flips him over the top rope and The Rock hits the floor. Kane exits the ring. He picks Rock up and is going for a shot to the head but The Rock ducks and starts to hit him with even more hard shots. Kane is trying to get away through the crowed but The Rock stops him and sends him into the steel post. Kane is trying to crawl away now. The Rock starts to stomp on Kane. The Rock gets Kane up and sends him into the steel steps. The steps go flying . The Rock then starts to bounce Kane's head against the steel step. He does it time after time again. The Rock grabs Kane and starts to bounce his head against the commentary table. The Rock throws Kane away and starts to take all of the materials off the table. He then hits Kane's head again off of it. He then gives Kane a ROCK BOTTOM on the table. The commentary table snaps and Kane is down and out. The Rock enters the ring again. He gets a mic and says Cena I am ready for WrestleMania. He drops the mic and his music plays. He starts to taunt on the ropes to end the show.