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Yes sir, we promised you a great main event...
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan comes out for a promo, accompanied by A.J. Bryan talked about how no one believed him when he said he would be world champion. Bryan bragged about winning the SD! Elimination Chamber match, and said that he was like Rocky, not Santino Marella. "CM Punk" chants break out. Bryan said that Sheamus ruined his Chamber moment, and its his turn to ruin Sheamus' WrestleMania moment. Bryan stated that he would be victorious at WrestleMania, just like he will be tonight against CM Punk. The Miz's music hits.
The Miz takes the mic and said that he knew that Bryan would become a champion. Miz said that he molded Bryan, and that he always knew Bryan would make it to the top. Miz then congratulated Bryan for being in the main event of WrestleMania, like he was last year. Miz said that while Bryan continues to follow in his footsteps, they should one day form a tag team. Sheamus' music hits.
Sheamus took the mic and congratulated Bryan for being a massive a--. Sheamus called Bryan a coward that hides behind a woman's skirt instead of fighting like a man. He said that Bryan will get what he deserves at 'Mania. Miz told Sheamus that he deserved to be taken down a notch, and how dare he interrupt himself and Bryan. Sheamus brushed Miz off, and Bryan cheapshotted him. Bryan quickly retreated, and Sheamus threw Miz out of the ring. Sheamus glared at Bryan on the ramp as we head to commercial.
We return back from break, and the Miz vs. Sheamus is in progress.
The Miz vs. Sheamus
Sheamus defeated Miz with his new Samoan drop-type finisher.
Teddy Long is backstage with Aksana. Aksana tells Long that she wants him to be GM of RAW and SmackDown. John Laurinaitis interrupts and accuses Long of not being professional. Long tells Laurinaitis that he setup on office for him tonight in the men's room. Otunga promised to beat Ezekiel Jackson again tonight and Long told them to remember to flush.
A promo hyping The Rock's return to RAW next week aired.
Kofi Kingston vs. Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler and Swagger defeated Kingston and Truth after Ziggler pinned Kingston. Vickie had distracted the ref, allowing Ziggler to hit Kingston with a thumb to the eye followed up by Zig Zag to get the win.
The Hall of Fame announcement for Ron Simmons is shown.
Santino is backstage training the cobra by having the cobra strike a bunch of cups on the table. Heath Slater comes in and tells him that there is an easier way to get rid of the cups, and smacks them off the table. Marella tells Slater to be careful, and then some "venom" comes out of the cobra, sending Slater to the ground. Marella told Slater that it wasn't a regular cobra, it was a spitting cobra.
Drew McIntyre vs. The Great Khali
Khali quickly squashed McIntyre and pinned him after hitting the Punjabi Plunge.
A recap of last night's battle royal is shown with Cody Rhodes causing The Big Show to get eliminated.
Backstage, Big Show tells Matt Striker that Cody Rhodes is on his list and that he will snap Rhodes' neck when he catches up with him.
A recap of Big Show and Mark Henry's backstage scuffle from last week is shown.
Mark Henry vs. The Big Show
Mark Henry defeated Big Show by countout. Henry dominated the early portion of the match. Show came back and signaled for the chokeslam, but Cody Rhodes came out and presented another Big Show WrestleMania moment, this time it was Show's sumo wrestling match with Akebono. With Show distracted, Henry slammed Show and hit a splash, but only got two. Show hit the WMD, but instead of going for the cover, he ran to the back to get Rhodes.
A promo is shown for WWE's new "Are You Serious" YouTube show.
Teddy Long is introduced and he brings out Ezekiel Jackson.
Ezekiel Jackson vs. David Otunga
David Otunga pinned Ezekiel Jackson. Jackson dominated the early portion of the match, but Otunga was able to recover and hit his chokeslam finisher to get the win.
Matt Striker interviewed CM Punk backstage and asked him about his match with Daniel Bryan tonight. Punk noted that he liked Teddy Long and he has his vote for CM of both SmackDown and RAW. Punk said that he's known Bryan for many years, and noted that being champion may be going to his head. He said that Bryan knows how to win, but tonight he's going to teach him how to lose.
It's main event time!
Daniel Bryan vs. CM Punk
Punk pinned Bryan after Sheamus came down and clocked Bryan. John Laurinaitis came down and said that due to outside interference, this match will continue.
After the match was restarted, Bryan was able to get the pin by holding onto the ropes. Teddy Long came down and said that the match will not end like this and he ordered the match to be restarted again.
The match finally saw a double pin, with both men's shoulders on the mat as the referee counted three. John Laurinaitis and Teddy Long argued about who the winner was. Laurinaitis entered the ring and raised Bryan's hand. Not to be outdone, Teddy Long entered the ring and raised Punk's arm. Laurinaitis and Long got in each other's faces, and both men took their jackets off and started throwing them in each other's faces. Long left the ring and walked to the back as the show went off the air.
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