We open with a video package highlighting the events that took place last week, with Kane, Cena, Ryder, and Eve. Eve is backstage talking to the Bellas about the weather, and they ask how Ryder is. They say he's a great guy, and Eve laughs and says she was never friends with Zack, she was just using him. People all over the world are talking about her now. She says people in this world use each other, and she's going to use John Cena just like she used Ryder. She says she has plans for Cena tonight, and she wants the Bellas film her walking into Cena's locker room, but she turns right into Cena. Cena walks off, and Eve has a worried look on her face now that she was caught. We go to the usual opening.
Michael Cole, and Jerry Lawler welcome us to Raw, and Cena's music hits. He gets some heat, which has become the norm as he walks out. We see some stills of the Ambulance match last night, and Cena taunts. Lots of signs in the crowd tonight, a lot more than usual. Before Cena can speak, Eve comes down the ramp. She seems to be crying and asks to explain herself. She tries to explain, but Cena says he'll fill us in on the cliffnotes of what's happening. He says Eve has been "sipping the skankjuice," and she plans on using her assets to further her career. Cena says because of her, he's lost a friend in Ryder, lost a broski for a "hoeski." The crowd starts chanting, hoeskie, man this is great." Eve says she was just joking backstage, but Cena says she shouldn't be wasting her time with him, she should hold out for his opponent, The Rock. He says they're perfect for each other because they're both "scandalous b-----s." Eve then drops to her knees and starts to cry, but then gets up and tries to kiss Cena, but Cena is able to get lose. He says he'd like to stay disease free, and Eve once again starts crying. The crowd starts chanting for Cena now. A couple of refs help the crying Eve out of the ring as a loud "We Want Ryder" chant starts.
We go to commercial after seeing the third Undertaker promo where he promises to be at Raw tonight.
Back to Raw, Sheamus comes out for the first match of the evening. He gets a long announcement from Justin Roberts, as the Royal Rumble Winner, and the man who will face Bryan at WrestleMania. Mark Henry comes out next.
Sheamus vs Mark Henry
We start with Henry pushing Sheamus into a corner, and striking him. Sheamus starts fighting out, but Henry keeps him down. Crowd starts some "Sexual Chocolate" chants as Sheamus ducks a Clothesline and takes out Henry's knees. Sheamus then goes up top and hits his Battering Ram for a two count. Sheamus then hits his forearm clubs to the chest as always, but Henry stops him and takes Sheamus back down before hitting a running body block in the corner, then some shoulder thrusts. Sheamus reverses the momentum in the corner however, and Sheamus has to be separated by referee Scott Armstrong. Sheamus signals for the Brogue Kick, but Henry dodges it and Clotheslines Sheamus, then hits another Corner Splash. Henry then goes for the World's Strongest Slam, but Sheamus reverses and hits the Brogue Kick for the win.
Backstage, John Laurinaitis is talking to David Otunga, and he says everyone is talking about him. Teddy Long then comes in, and John says to make himself at home, but Teddy says this is business. John credits Otunga with the idea of him to be GM of both shows, and that he didn't know Del Rio, Henry, or Christian were coming out last night. Teddy says he thinks there should be one GM for both shows, but he wants the WWE Universe to decide. John says he doesn't care what the fans think, just the Board of Directors. They insult each other, and then argue with superstars are better. John says that there will be a battle royal between the superstars that did not win the Chamber matches last night to decide who faces CM Punk at Wrestlemania. John then volunteers Otunga to face any Smackdown superstar tonight.
The announcers plug Undertaker's appearance later tonight. "The Memory Remains" by Metallica is playing during it. We go to commercial.
We come back with R-Truth making his way to the ring for a tag team match. Kofi Kingston is out next, and he's limping from the match last night. The WWE Tag Team Champions, Epico and Primo are out next. Rosa Mendes is with them as always.
R-Truth and Kofi Kingston vs Epico and Primo (with Rosa Mendes)
Epico and Truth start things off, with Truth taking control with a Clothesline for a two count. Primo gets the blind tag and takes control of Truth. Truth hits a Back Body Drop on Primo after Primo took out Kofi, and he's able to tag in Kofi, who hits a Springboard Clothesline, then the Boom Drop on Primo. Rosa then gets on the arpron, and distracts the ref. Epico hotshots Kofi over the top rope, but Truth takes out Epico. Primo goes for the Backstabber on Kofi, but Kofi counters and hits Trouble in Paradise for the win.
Winners: Kofi Kingston and R-Truth
Later tonight, we have the 10 man battle royal, but next, we reveal the 4th inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame 2012.
We now go to the next inductee to the HOF. It is none other than Ron Simmons. Great video package for a great talent.
We then replay how Jericho was taken out of the Chamber match last night, and go to Josh Matthews with Chris Jericho. Jericho says technically he was not eliminated last night, and it's a travesty that he was taken out of the match. He says he was never eliminated, and CM Punk should not allow that victory to stand. Jericho says he knows he's the best at what he does, and tonight is the end of the world as you know, and every superstar in the battle royal is going to understand exactly what he's saying. We go to commercial.
We come back to David Otunga's music, and he makes his entrance for his match against a Smackdown superstar of Teddy Long's choice. John Laurinaitis is accompanying him. Big Zeke Jackson is Otunga's opponent.
David Otunga (with John Laurinaitis) vs Ezekiel jackson (with Theodore Long)
The crowd starts a chant for Zeke, and he slams Otunga down. Otunga is able to take control with a Side Headlock, but Zeke quickly fights out and hits a Clothesline, followed by a few in the corner. He then misses a Stinger Splash, and Otunga hits The Verdict for the win.
Winner: David Otunga
After the match, we see a replay of what happened last week between Shawn Michaels and Triple H. We see Undertaker's feet walking backstage, and "The Memory Remains" plays as the announcers say he's next.
Back from the break, Undertaker's music plays and he gets a big pop. 'Taker walks out wearing his hooded entrance attire (WWE '12 players know what I mean). Once in the ring, 'Taker says for nearly a year, he has realized the beating he took last year at WrestleMania, and it has been a mental living hell. He says he cannot bear it anymore, so he challenged Triple H to one more match to end the uncertainty. He says he never expected Triple H to say no in his wildest nightmares. He says the choice was not Triple H's to make however, and that they are on the verge of the apocalypse on their era of wrestling. They are the last of their kind. He says Triple H has to stop lying to himself about this, and he will not lie to 'Taker. He says Triple H will come out here and look him in the eyes. Keep in mind that his hood is still on through all of this. He says this is far bigger than the two of them, it is, the apocalypse. Triple H's music hits and he comes out to another great pop. Once in the ring, Triple H is about to say the same thing about feeling pity for 'Taker that he's already said, but 'Taker tells him to shut up and say she's just coming up with excuses. Triple H says this is the end of an era, but their fate is not to end it, their fate is to ensure that it carries on. Triple H says it's his fate to make sure the WWE exists, and Undertaker's is to be the leader, and lead the way for the new generation. Triple H says he won't extinguish that flame because it's bad for business. Undertaker asks if it's bad for business if he's gone, or if it's bad for business if Triple H would be gone. Triple H says it's just plain bad for business.
Helmsley says if 'Taker would look inside himself, he would realize that he's not asking Helmsley for redemption, he's asking for an end. Triple H says he refuses to be the one to end the Undertaker. Triple H starts to leave, but Undertaker calls him a coward, and Helmsley makes his way back into the ring, and he gets hot. He says he's tired of people calling him a coward, but realizes he's doing exactly what 'Taker wanted him to, and settles back down. He says he's sorry, but the answers no. Helmsley then leaves back up the ramp, and 'Taker says he just figured it out. He says Triple H knows he can't do what Shawn couldn't do because Shawn was always better than Helmsley. Triple H takes his jacket off and walks back down to the ring, and gets face to face with the Deadman. Triple H says this has nothing to do with Shawn, and he knows he can get the job done. Triple H says that if Undertaker wants an end at WrestleMania...he's got it. Triple H says if they do this, they go all the way, he'll face 'Taker under one condition...Hell in a Cell! Undertaker leaves to "The Memory Remains" as Triple H looks on in the ring. We go to commercial.
We come back to Raw and the World Heavyweight Champion, Daniel Bryan comes out to more heat than he normally gets for his match. Daniel Bryan says people all over the world consider him a role model because of his accomplishments. He says "Yes" a lot, and Santino comes out to a big pop.
Daniel Bryan vs Santino Marella
Santino quickly takes control with some punches, but Bryan catches him with a kick as a huge Santino chant starts. Santino fights back with a Hip Toss, then goes for the Cobra, but Bryan stops him. Bryan goes for a Back Suplex, but Santino reverses and gets a two count. Bryan then locks on the LaBelle Lock and Santino taps out after a little while.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
Still to come, the Battle Royal to decide who faces CM Punk at WrestleMania, and John Cena will make another appearance tonight.
Back from the break, Kelly Kelly, Aksana and the Bellas are in the ring for their match.
Aksana and Kelly Kelly vs The Bella Twins (Brie and Nikki Bella)
Kelly takes control of one of the Bellas, and quickly tags Aksana, who hits some kicks, then a Scoop Slam for a one count. Aksana gets cuahgt in the ropes, and the Bellas switch places. The Illegal one hits a Facebuster for the win.
Winners: The Bella Twins.
Still to come, the #1 Contender's Battle Royal to decide who will challenge CM Punk for the WWE Championship, but up next, John Cena will address The Rock.
Back from the break, Cena is already in the ring. He says before he was interrupted by the skankapottamus, he was here to talk about The Rock, the guy who's not here like always. He says he can't even call him Rock anymore, because now he's Dwayne. He says he doesn't personally respect The Rock for the movies that he makes, or as a person. Through all the funny comedy stuff, he has a legit beef with Dwayne Johnson. Next week, he'll show up, raise an eyebrow, then kick it back to Hollywood because that's exactly what's going to happy. Cena admits that his movies have sucked, and says there won't be many more, but he's not a movie star, he's a wrestler, and he will always show up, and never leave. Dwayne on the other hand was out of here as soon as he got the taste of Hollywood. Then last here he proclaimed he was never leaving again...and then he left, again. Cena says Vince may fine him for this one, but the only reason he came back was to promote his movie and Twitter. He says he's fighting for every person who's dream it's been to be a WWE Superstar and stay a WWE Superstar. He apologizes to management, but says he's a Professional Wrestler, and he's staying. Cena says the best day will be April 9th, two Monday's after 'Mania when he's here, and The Rock isn't once again. Cena says Rock will have to kill him to beat him, but if not, he's never leaving. Cena finishes with "See you next week, movie star," then leaves the ring. We go to commercial.
Back from the break, CM Punk comes out, and he's wearing his freakin' blazer over his ring gear. He's going to be doing a little commentary. The participants make their way out as Punk rips Cole on commentary.
All the men start whaling on each other. Khali is in control of Show, and Rhodes is in control of Santino. Ziggler and Barrett try to eliminate Kofi, but he fights out. Ever man in the match then attempt to eliminate Khali and he's eliminated. YES! YES! YES! We go to commercial
We are back, and Punk's commentary is still great. Santino is on the verge of getting eliminated, as is Kofi, but Kofi and Miz both end up on the arpon. Kofi makes his way back into the ring. Cody and Dolph both barely hang on as well on opposite sides of the ring. No one gets eliminated though. Rhodes and Barrett try to eliminate Big Show, but he fights them off. Big Show tortures Ziggler here as Miz almost gets eliminated, but he hangs on, and impressively gets back in the ring, then hangs on again, but is met with a Double Dropkick by Truth and Kofi. Show then catches both of them and hits a Double Chokeslam. Jericho then hits a Codebreaker on Show, but Jericho gets hit with the Zig Zag by Ziggler. Ziggler then gets hit with the Cross Rhodes by Rhodes, then Rhodes gets hit with the Winds of Change by Barrett. Santino then eliminates Barrett and Truth in succession before getting caught by Ziggler. Ziggler then gets eliminated by Big Show. Everyone tries to fight Big Show now, but he pushes everyone away. They once again gang on Big Show. Kofi gets caught springboarding by Jericho and gets pushed off to get eliminated. Cole mistakenly says Kofi Rhodes and Punk makes fun of him.
The doctors bring out the stretcher ouside the ring, and the announcers think Barrett may have a broken arm. The three men that aren't Big Show decide to try to eliminate him, but he takes them all down. Cody hits the Disaster Kick, followed by a Lionsault on Show by Jericho. Santino then hits a Headbutt on Show, but he gets caught by Jericho, who throws him over the ropes, but Santino skins the cat, then hits the Cobra on Jericho. Cody then eliminates Santino, and he is the only one standing. Cody and Jericho are trying to Suplex Show, but he Suplexes them both, then throws Cody out. Cody distracts Show, and Show lifts him up on the apron, and throws him back off. Show goes to Chokeslam Jericho out, but Jericho hangs on like Benoit at Royal Rumble 2004, and Cody helps to eliminate Big Show.
Winner: Chris Jericho
Punk and Jericho stare at each other as we replay the finish. They meet eye to eye in the ring, and medics are still attending to Barrett. That's legit. He walks away on his own power, but his arm's messed up. Punk offers to shake Jericho's hands, but Jericho walks off. We close the show with Punk taunting Jericho.
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