WWE RAW Results: Vince Confronts Laurinaitis, Cage Match, 90s Star Returns
|By Marc Middleton | June 11, 2012 | Comments|
Tensai drops Sheamus again with an elbow to the mouth. Sheaums tries for another comeback and clotheslines Tensai over the top but Sheamus also falls out. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and they're trading big shots in the corner. Sheamus goes down after a knee to the head. Tensai whips Sheamus hard into the corner and he goes down again. Tensai with a big splash to the back. Tensai climbs to the second rope and comes down with a big splash but Sheamus kicks out at 2. We see that Sheamus is busted open now. Sheamus comes back with headbutts and big right hands. Sheamus with a spear in the corner and a big knee lift. Sheamus takes Tensai down with a forearm for a 2 count. Tensai fights back with elbows to the head. Sheamus gets dumped to the apron but fights his way back in. Sheamus with a series of big forearms to the chest now.
Sheamus comes off the top rope but Tensai catches him and powerbombs him for a close 2 count. Tensai with headbutts to the face. More back and forth. Tensai turns around to a big Brogue Kick from Sheamus for the win.
- Vince McMahon is backstage with Teddy Long and John Laurinaitis. Vince says that's strike one against Ace for tonight. Vince asks who's going to face Sheamus for the World Title. Vickie Guerrero walks in and suggests Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger for a three-way against Sheamus. Laurinaitis says he has a better idea but wants to know what Teddy thinks. Teddy brings up Ziggler, Swagger, The Great Khali and Christian. He suggests a four-way elimination match with the winner facing Sheamus at No Way Out. Vince likes that idea. Ace sends Teddy off to get some coffee. Ace offers Vince a fist bump. Vince says he has small hands and walks away as we go back to commercial.
- Back from the break and Tensai is in the ring yelling at Sakomoto. He smacks him around and then beats him to the mat, yelling something in Japanese. Tensai throws Sakomoto over the top rope and goes out after him. Tensai slams his face into the announcers table and continues to beat him up around the ring. Referees finally come out and get Tensai to the back.
- Cole and Lawler hype the 1000th RAW in just six weeks. We go to a video with stars looking back at their favorite RAW moments.
- One-half of the WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth is backstage with Matt Striker. Striker asks how he is after the Big Show attack two weeks ago. Truth talks about how Little Jimmy was traumatized. Truth talks to Jimmy and gets back to the interview. Truth says Show is going to lose to John Cena this Sunday in the steel cage. Out of nowhere, Big Show's fist appears and lays out Truth. We see Show before going back to commercial.
- Back from the break and we see what just happened to R-Truth at the hands of Big Show.
Santino Marella and Layla vs. Beth Phoenix and Ricardo Rodriguez
We go to the ring and out comes the WWE United States Champion Santino Marella. His partner WWE Divas Champion Layla is out next. Out next comes Beth Phoenix and her partner Ricardo Rodriguez. Beth practically pulls Ricardo to the ring as he's hesitant.
Beth and Layla start things out. Beth runs her mouth and they lock up. Layla with a headlock. Ricardo reaches for a tag but Layla kicks him. He comes in but gets kicked in the head. Beth takes Layla down and stomps away on her for a 2 count. Ricardo tags himself in as Beth hits a slingshot suplex. Santino comes in and Ricardo runs to Beth and grabs her waist. Beth tells him to get out of the ring and stay out. Layla comes back on Beth. Layla springboards into a crossbody. More back and forth action. Ricardo gets involved but Layla throws him out to the floor. Santino pulls out the Cobra but Ricardo runs into the ring post. Beth and Layla go at it in the ring. Beth kicks the injured knee and hits the Glam Slam for the win.
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