WWE RAW Results: RAW Is Big Show, Punk Vs. Bryan
- Eve Torres is backstage with Alex Riley. He says she's doing a fantastic job and talks about how good she looks. Big Show walks up. Eve says John Laurinaitis is letting Show pick his opponent tonight. Eve walks off and Show stares at Riley. Show tells him to relax, he's not picking him. Show says but there is a message he would like to send to the WWE locker room. Show slams Riley face first into the concrete wall and walks off. Back to commercial.
WWE Tag Team Title Match: Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler vs. R-Truth and Kofi Kingston
Back from the break and out come the WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth and Kofi Kingston. Vickie Guerrero is out next to introduce Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger.
Kofi starts things out with Swagger and takes control. Early tag to R-Truth. Truth with more offense and a 2 count. Truth taunts Swagger and dumps him over the top. Ziggler comes in but Kofi meets him. The champs double team Ziggler and kick him out of the ring. Kofi and Truth clear the ring as we go back to commercial.
Back from the break and Swagger has Kofi down on the mat after taking control during the commercial. Swagger takes Kofi back into the corner. He fights off Ziggler and Swagger but gets taken back to the corner and double teamed. Ziggler tags in and drops a big elbow for a 2 count. Kofi fights back. Ziggler misses the splash in the corner and tries for a tag. Truth comes in when Swagger tags in. Truth unloads on Swagger and rolls him up for 2.
Truth continues and drops Swagger for another 2 count as Ziggler breaks the pin. Ziggler and Kofi go at it and end up outside. Truth goes back at it with Swagger and drops him on his face for the win.
Winners: R-Truth and Kofi Kingston
- After the match, Ziggler has words with Swagger and Vickie. Ziggler says he's better than this and storms off as Vickie begs him not to go and Swagger looks on.
- Santino Marella is backstage with a trainer, holding his arm. Big Show says maybe he will pick Santino tonight. Show grabs Santino's face and asks him if it's funny now. Brodus Clay appears and says Show can address his beef to his face. Brodus tells Show to pick him tonight and he will give him something to cry about. Show promises that Brodus won't be dancing after tonight.
- Still to come tonight, Punk vs. Bryan with a future title shot on the line. Back to commercial.
- Back from the break and out comes John Laurinaitis on his scooter. He's got Eve Torres and David Otunga at his side as they head to the ring.
Laurinaitis announces Big Show vs. Brodus Clay. He then announces that Big Show vs. John Cena at No Way Out will now be a Steel Cage Match. Laurinaitis says he's become the most popular WWE star in history after defeating John Cena at Over the Limit. Laurinaitis talks about WWE '13 coming out in September. Laurinaitis reveals the new cover of the video game and he's on the front. The music of WWE Champion CM Punk hits and out he comes.
Punk says Laurinaitis isn't popular at all and there wasn't a ground-swell to get him on the cover of WWE '13. Punk says the real cover of WWE '13 features someone a lot better looking than Laurinaitis. Fireworks pop and Punk's music hits as a big cover drops from the ceiling with Punk on it. Punk goes on and tells Laurinaitis to get out of his ring. Laurinaitis wishes him good luck and leaves the ring. Punk destroys the Laurinaitis cover and we go back to commercial.