Riley was moved to the SmackDown! brand in the 2011 Supplemental Draft. He debuted on the April 29 episode of SmackDown!, interrupting Randy Orton and given an RKO in response. This was his only television appearance on the brand. Riley continued to appear on RAW, alongside The Miz. The Miz fired Riley as his assistance on the May 23 RAW, blaming him for his lack of success in regaining the WWE Championship.
It was announced the following Monday that the Anonymous RAW General Manager had hired Riley, therefore moving him back to RAW.
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