|By Marc Middleton | July 17, 2012 | Comments|
- We go to the ring and out comes WWE Champion CM Punk.
Punk talks about he dropped a pipe bomb one year ago and started a revolution. Punk says he has proven that he is the best in the world. He's beaten everyone that stepped in front of him, including Daniel Bryan last night. Punk talks about how confused AJ Lee has been. Punk talks about the 1000th RAW and says a guy who looks like him would have never been on that first episode of RAW. He definitely wouldn't have been standing there in his 8th month as WWE Champion. Punk goes on but is interrupted by Big Show.
Big Show mocks Punk's speech and the crowd starts to tell him he sucks. Show talks about how John Cena got lucky with the briefcase handle last night. Show says if he won, he would cash in right now and take the WWE Title. Punk picks on Big Show for always losing. Punk says Show has the size and the strength but he just lost. They go on and Show reminds Punk that John Cena could cash in on him tonight once Show wins their main event match. Show drops the mic and walks off as Punk takes in what he just said.
- Cole and Lawler plug next week's RAW and The Rock's appearance.
- WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth and Kofi Kingston are backstage walking to the ring as we go to commercial.
WWE Tag Team Title Match: Titus O'Neil and Darren Young vs. Kofi Kingston and R-Truth
We go to the ring and out first comes the WWE Tag Team Champions R-Truth and Kofi Kingston. AW is out next to introduce Titus O'Neil and Darren Young.
AW is mic'd up again so we get to hear him from ringside. Titus and Kofi start things off. Titus takes Kofi to the corner and beats him up. Titus with a big uppercut and a tag to Young. Kofi makes a tag to Truth and they double team Young. Truth with a big kick and leg drop. Kofi tags back in and leaps onto Young with a big crossbody for a 2 count. Kofi ends up leaping out onto both men on the floor as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Titus comes back in to take control of Kofi. Titus with a bearhug now. Kofi fights out with headbutts but goes back down. Young tags back in to continue the assault. Young tries to double team Kofi but he escapes and tags in Truth. Truth goes at it with Titus and DDT's him for a 2 count. Truth clotheslines Young out of the ring and Kofi hits Titus with Trouble in Paradise. Truth drops Titus on his face for the win.
Winners: R-Truth and Kofi Kingston
- After the match, AW gets in the ring and argues with the referee.
- AJ Lee is backstage texting when Daniel Bryan walks up. They both apologize for everything. Bryan says he has no hidden motives or agendas, he just got caught up in becoming WWE Champion that he made AJ the scapegoat. Bryan says he was wrong. Bryan goes on but is interrupted by Eve Torres. She's upset about Bryan ditching her in their tag match last week. Eve spoke to the Board of Directors and tonight it will be Bryan and AJ vs. Eve and a partner of her choosing. Eve says payback is exactly what AJ is. AJ asks Bryan what he was going to say and he says he will tell her after their match. Bryan kisses her on the cheek and walks off.
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