The Miz's music hits and he heads to the ring. Miz says he's an All Star and you'd have to be a moron to not realize that. He called Alex Riley a moron and said that he'd expose him "like a tweet from Anthony Weiner." Miz said he's going to teach Riley a lesson. He then calls out Steve Austin and says he owes him an apology, and the show won't start until the glass shatters and Austin's music hits and he heads to the ring.
Austin rips Miz for calling him out and tells him to "shut up" before Miz could say anything. Austin tells Miz to keep quiet or he'll stun him. Austin gave Riley props and said that he might be a bigger superstar than Miz someday. Austin grabbed Miz by the tie and said that Miz will be in Piper's Pit later tonight along with Alex Riley, and then tells him to leave the ring. Miz hesitates, and then leaves the ring. Austin then said it's his RAW, before Alberto Del Rio's music hits and he drives to the stage.
Del Rio takes the mic on the stage and introduces himself. Del Rio gets in the ring and talks about how great he is and says that it's his destiny before Austin cuts him off and says that he sees an "a-- whipping" in his future. Austin then says he's wrestling the first match of the night against... Kane's pyro hits.
Kane vs. Alberto Del Rio
Pretty short match. Del Rio is able to lock an arm bar on Kane. Kane makes it to the ropes, but Del Rio won't let go, getting himself disqualified.
Kane defeated Alberto Del Rio via disqualification.
Big Show's music hits and he runs to the ring and charges Del Rio. He starts hammering away on Del Rio. Ricardo Rodriguez tries to interfere, and Show starts beating up Rodriguez as Del Rio runs to the back. Kane tries to calm Show own, and puts him in a sleeper while telling him to calm down and Show eventually relents. Steve Austin comes out and tells Del Rio that he's probably already in his car and he might as well start driving to D.C. since he'll face Show this Sunday at Capitol Punishment. Show's happy and leaves the ring as we head to commercial.
A six man tag is next.
Jackson was Superman in this match, clearing the ring of everyone and planting Barrett in the mat. He then tagged in Cara, who hit a splash on Barrett and got the pin.
Sin Cara, Ezekiel Jackson and Daniel Bryan defeated Cody Rhodes, Wade Barrett and Ted Dibiase
Back from break, and Hornswoggle is in the ring shooting T-shirts to the fans. The Truth's "music" hits and he comes out with mic in hand. He talks about how fun it looks with Hornswoggle shooting T-shirts to the fans, and asks if he can try it as he enters the ring. Truth gets in the ring and says he's going to beat John Cena and become the new WWE Champion. He says Cena won't stop him from getting what he wants, and neither will Hornswoggle. Hornswoggle shoots a T-shirt at Truth, and Truth grabs Hornswoggle. He lets go and Hornswoggle offers his hand. Truth then kicked Hornswoggle in the face. Steve Austin gets on the Titan Tron and asks him to pick on someone his own size, and the camera zooms in on John Morrison. Austin announces Truth vs. Morrison for later tonight. Truth then kicked Hornwoggle and left the ring. Jerry Lawler went into the ring to check on Hornswoggle.
John Cena faces CM Punk later tonight and we head to another commercial.
Sheamus vs. Santino Marella
The end of the match saw Santino hit Sheamus with the cobra, but Sheamus kicked out. Sheamus planted Santino with a boot to the face and followed up with a Texas Cloverleaf and got the submission win.
Sheamus defeated Santino Marella
Randy Orton is shown backstage walking to the ring as we head to commercial.
Back from commercial and a video package is shown of Christian's heel turn.
Randy Orton's music and he heads to the ring. Orton started to talk but his mic wasn't working. He got another mic and said that it felt good to be back on RAW. He said he's not satisfied because he knows that Christian is in this building, and he asks Christian to come of the ring. He says that the promises that he won't hurt Christian and that all he wants to do is talk. No Christian and Orton admits that he was going to hurt him. Christian is shown on the Tron and asks why Orton is so angry since his entire career has been handed to him on a silver platter while he's had to fight to get to where he's at. Christian tells Orton that he's not coming out. Orton said that it's too bad that Edge isn't here so that he can carry him to the ring like he's been doing for 17 years. Christian then said that he'd come to the ring and starts walking to the ring.
Christian's music hits and he starts heading to the ring. Before he gets far, he has second thoughts and security comes out to hold Orton back. The RAW GM chimes in and says that he has to get involved even though Austin is in charge. He said that Orton has a concussion due to the belt shots from Christian, and he will not be able to wrestle tonight. He then suggested that Orton leave the arena. If Orton doesn't comply, then he'll be stripped of the belt. Orton teased going after Christian and then headed to the back as Christian smirked. Austin got on the Tron and said that Christian has a match against Rey Mysterio and that's next as we go to commercial.
Booker T's music hits and he heads to the announce table to do commentary.
It is announced that Rey Mysterio will face CM Punk at Capitol Punishment this Saturday.
Christian vs. Rey Mysterio
Christian got disqualified for not breaking a choke at the referee's five count.
Rey Mysterio defeated Christian via DQ
After the match, Christian tried to attack Mysterio on the top, but Mysterio was able to send Christian to the mat. CM Punk started heading to the ring and Mysterio hit him with a flying splash on the outside. Mysterio got back in the ring to turn his attention back to Christian as the Nexus came to ringside. Mysterio went for the 619, but Mason Ryan caught his legs, drug him outside of the ring and nailed him with a series of backbreakers. Ryan put Mysterio back in the ring and Christian hit the killswitch.
Austin is shown talking on the phone in the back when Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero approach him. Vickie asks Austin to give Ziggler a US title match against Kofi Kingston, and Austin agreed on one condition... that he drops Vickie. Austin talks about how he had a manager, and that Ziggler needs to do this on his own. Ziggler agrees to drop her and Vickie starts crying. Austin tells them to relax, and he had actually made the match earlier today.
Back, from commercial and R-Truth heads to the ring and his attack on Morrison from six weeks ago is shown. John Morrison's music hits, but he never comes out. Morrison's music stops. Morrison's music hits again, and once again doesn't come out. Truth takes the mic and asks for Morrison to come out and fight. Truth then says that if he doesn't come to him, then he's going to come for him and heads to the back.
Truth is shown in the back looking for Morrison and Morrison is shown laying while being attended to by several officials. Truth goes over to him and asks if Morrison's neck was hurting, and said how the fans will never see their match and that "he got got" by the future WWE Champion. Truth then grabbed a big crate and rammed it into Morrison. Truth then yelled "take that little Jimmy" as Morrison was attended to. More good stuff from Truth.
Dolph Ziggler heads to the ring while Vickie Guerrero is yelling at him. A video package of Ziggler aired.
Jack Swagger then heads to the ring, who will team with Ziggler.
Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger vs. Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston
Bourne pinned Swagger with Air Bourne after an assist from Kofi, who kicked Swagger in the head.
Piper's Pit is up next.
A recap of Riley's attack on Miz is shown. Roddy Piper is introduced.
Piper's Pit with The Miz and Alex Riley
Piper opened up by saying how he dropped Mr. T like a bad habit in this ring at WrestleMania 2. Miz came out and started talking about how people always say he's the next Roddy Piper. Piiper interrupts and says that there will never be another Roddy Piper and that makes Miz a Piper wannabe. After they go back and forth for a bit, Piper introduced Alex Riley.
Riley said he didn't want it to happen this way since Miz was his mentor, but that Miz was using him. Miz says he'll beat Riley. Riley says Piper can beat Miz right now. Miz offers a thousand dollars of his own money to face Piper right now. Piper asks for $5,000. Austin comes on screen and makes it official for tonight with both men putting up $5000, and Riley will be special referee.
Roddy Piper vs. The Miz
Miz and Riley started fighting, allowing Piper to roll Miz up and pin the Miz. After the match, Riley and Piper threw Miz out of the ring and celebrated in the ring. Miz yelled that Riley will be done after this Sunday.
A segment aired about Kelly Kelly and the Bella twins appearing on The Price is Right.
In a quick match, Kelly pinned Mendes. After the match, Eve said the Tony awards were last night and they should show a WWE tribute to Broadway. The faces then got arm in arm and started doing kicks like The Rockettes.
A recap of Andy winning Tough Enough last week is shown.
Austin is shown talking to Andy backstage. He gives Andy a beer, and CM Punk comes in. Austin asked Andy to leave. Austin asked Punk if he wanted a beer and Punk kept asking "What?" Punk asked Austin if he can say his alphabet backwards, and Austin said he can whip Punk's a-- backwards. Austin told Punk that Nexus is banned and that he has an announcement to make, and he's going to go do it now.
Austin's music hits and he rides to the ring on a four-wheeler and grabs a mic. He thanks everyone for coming out and before he can say more, the RAW GM chimes in. The GM says Austin did a fair job, but that he will be back next week. Austin says there is still a little time left and he's still the GM. He then says that next week will be another three hour show and the fans will make the matches and stipulations.
RAW GM keeps chiming in and Austin finally chases Cole off. The chime keeps going off and Austin grabs the laptop and a beer, throws the laptop on the ramp and dumps his beer on it. Austin then heads to the back with his four-wheeler and runs over the laptop. He then runs back to the ring, says it's good to be back "and that's the bottom line", then shakes Booker T's hand and takes off.
Another promo for Capitol Punishment aired, featuring Sheamus, Christian, Cody Rhodes, The Great Khali and Hornswoggle.
CM Punk vs. John Cena
Punk enters the ring first, and then takes a seat in the ring while he waits for Cena. Cena's out next to a LOUD reaction, mixed with cheers and boos. Once the music stopped, it was mostly boos for Cena and a loud "CM Punk" chant, followed by loud dueling "Let's Go Cena"/"CM Punk" chants, which continued for awhile.
Late in the match, Cena got the upper hand and R-Truth started walking through the crowd with a mic in tow. He takes a hat from a kid in the crowd and threatens to throw water on him, distracting Cena. Punk capitalized, and nailed Cena with the GTS and got the pin.
CM Punk defeated John Cena
After the match, Truth nailed Cena with his water bottle before downing him with his finisher. Truth then grabbed the belt, sttod over Cena and said that he was going to beat Cena this Sunday... and that's the truth! Truth then headed to the back with the belt.