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- Tonight's WWE RAW Supershow opens up with the normal opening video. We're live from the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut as the pyro goes off and Michael Cole welcomes us to RAW. Justin Roberts introduces John Laurinaitis and out he comes to the ring.
Laurinaitis goes to introduce himself to everyone when No Chance hits and out comes Vince McMahon to a big pop from the crowd.
Vince won't shake his hand because he doesn't know where it's been. Vince wants to get right to the job evaluation. Vince asks why he shouldn't fire Laurinaitis right now. Laurinaitis says two words - people power. He fumbles his words and says he listens to the people, he empowers them and they love him for it. Vince asks the fans if they love Laurinaitis. Laurinaitis sucks up to Vince. A "fire Johnny" chant breaks out in the crowd. Laurinaitis says he and Vince have a lot in common. Laurinaitis says they're both astute businessmen. Vince brings up the Brock Lesnar situation and Laurinaitis blames it on Triple H. Vince brings up re-signing Big Show to a big contract with a bonus. Vince says Show hasn't performed well since 1999 and calls him a horrible investment for WWE. Laurinaitis says this is a new Big Show. Laurinaitis goes on and Vince insults him. The music of Sheamus hits and out comes the World Heavyweight Champion.
Sheamus says he felt it was his duty to come out here. Sheamus says Laurinaitis was right, he's a friend. He's such a good friend that he will fire you half-a-million dollars and hold a personal vendetta because you bump into him. Vince says "Fire Johnny" is now trending worldwide on Twitter. The crowd pops for Vince. Sheamus calls Laurinaitis the worse General Manager in WWE history. Sheamus asks Vince to kick Laurinaitis out on his ass. Laurinaitis says Sheamus does not represent the locker room. Laurinaitis is going to the back to find an opponent that will make Sheamus sorry. He storms off but Vince stop him. Vince says it better be a good opponent. Vince says every match tonight better be impressive. If not, then at the end of the night, Laurinaitis will hear these two famous words: "YOU'RE FIRED!" Laurinaitis leaves the ring as No Chance plays again. Vince takes a seat on Ace's scooter and rides it up the ramp as the crowd pops and Sheamus looks on. Vince rides the scooter to the top of the stage and runs it off the stage. Vince strolls off to the back as we go to commercial.
Sheamus vs. Tensai
Back from the break and Sheamus waits for his opponent. Cole mentions Alberto Del Rio's concussion. They're blaming it on the overhead shots from The Great Khali on SmackDown. John Laurinaitis comes out and says the opponent for Sheamus is not in a good mood. Tensai's music hits and out he comes with Sakomoto.
The bell rings and they lock up. They tangle around and go to the corner before locking up again. Tensai drops Sheamus with a big shoulder. They lock up again and Sheamus applies a headlock. They collide with shoulders. Tensai smacks Sheamus. Sheamus unloads with rights and backs Tensai into the corner. Tensai runs into a big boot and Sheamus takes out Tensai's leg. Sheamus with knees and elbows to the head now. Tensai turns it back around and beats Sheamus down in the corner.
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