WWE Monday Night RAW #5
Jerry Lawler - Hello! I am Jerry Lawler and this is Monday Night RAW. Currently in the ring we are getting ready for the Cole Show and I'd also like to welcome our third commentator for tonight, Josh Matthews due to Michael Cole having to leave the arena after the show due to a reason I don't know about.
Josh Matthews - Maybe his finally got hair on his body and is a bit embarrassed?
Jerry Lawler - Maybe. While they set that up, lets run down tonight's card.
Josh Matthews - It's going to be Evan Bourne v. David Otunga for the United States Championship and the winner will face John Morrison at Wrestlemania 28.
Jerry Lawler - We have Divas action between Tamina and Kelly Kelly. Tamina looks to prove her dominance going into Wrestlemania next week.
Josh Matthews - A tag team match between Air Jimmy and Curt Hawkins and his partner, JTG.
Jerry Lawler - Also Alex Riley will face Tyler Reks due to an incident that happened on Twitter.
Josh Matthews - And there will be a 12 man tag team Elimination match. Featuring wrestlers from 3 of the Wrestlemania matches.
Michael Cole - Hello and welcome everyone to the return of the Cole Show. Wrestlemania at the moment looks very promising. Manley, because I'm commentating. Vince McMahon is on my show tonight as a guest to discuss Wrestlemania plans. Please welcome Vince McMahon
*Vince McMahon comes to the ring
Vince McMahon - Thank you Michael. At Wrestlemania it will be Cena/Miz/Punk for the title. Tensai/Kane, MVP/Ryder and Primo/Epico v. Air Jimmy for RAW. 4 of the 9 matches are RAW's and I'm hoping RAW wont disappoint. Anyone who I feel doesn't but on a great performance at Mania, will be fired on the spot.
*CM Punk comes to the ring.
CM Punk - Fired for underachieving? Why would you even say that? It's the granddaddy of them all why would anyone Under preform? You wont have to disappoint in my match. I'll carry it.
*The Miz comes to the ring.
The Miz - Really? Really? You? Carry the match? How exactly are you going to do that? Carry it in your greasy hair that you ain't washed in years? The last thing that got a clean was when it rained and you were made to stand outside. I'm the most must see WWE Champion in history, your not. I will retain at Mania. I promise you that.
*John Cena comes to the ring
John Cena - Lets see. We have a rubbish commentator, a GM who has been interrupted 3 times, WWE's version of a chip fat monster and a man who only knows the words "Awesome" and "Really"
The Miz - Make jokes. It's fine Cena but at Wrestlemania, one of us is going down and it's not going to be me.
CM Punk - Can I but in here for just a second?
John Cena - No.
The Miz - No
CM Punk - Fair Enough
Vince McMahon - Tonight's main event is a 12 man elimination match. Why don't you get ready for that as John Cena will team with CM Punk, Zack Ryder, Kane, John Morrison and Santino Marrela to face Team Miz (The Miz, Chris Jericho, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, Tensai and MVP.) So you get ready for that. Let's start tonight off with Alex Riley v. Tyler Reks. Clear the ring and get a ref!
Jerry Lawler - Our next match came by with a little twitter War during Smackdown. Alex Riley exclaimed that he was the best wrestler on the roster. Tyler Reks replied back and said that his nothing compared to him.
Josh Matthews - So now we have this match up.
*Alex Riley comes to the ring
*Tyler Reks comes to the ring
Match 1 - Alex Riley v. Tyler Reks
= The bell rings and Tyler throws Alex Riley into the turn-buckles. Tyler Reks strikes him with a big punch that takes him down. Tyler Reks quickly grabs him and goes for a powerbomb but Alex Riley fights out of the move and hits a leaping clothesline on Reks to take him down. He then climbs up to the top rope and goes to drop the elbow on him but Tyler Reks moves out the way and Alex Riley catches all mat. Tyler Reks pins. 1..2.. and Alex Riley climbs out. He then hits the kill joy on Alex Riley for the pin. 1..2..3
Winner = Tyler Reks
Jerry Lawler - Good match up to start RAW off hey Josh?
Josh Matthews - Yes and a good victory for Tyler Reks here tonight. I can see bright lights in his future here. Well talking of bring futures... The United States Championship match is next. Evan Bourne defends his title every week due to new rulings on the belt. David Otunga is the next challenger because at Elimination Chamber, he defeated Santino Marrela for a spot.
*David Otunga comes to the ring
*Evan Bourne comes to the ring
Match 2 - Evan Bourne v. David Otunga for the United States Championship
= The bell rings and Evan Bourne starts hitting Otunga with kicks but Otunga hits the front powerbomb and pins. 1..and Bourne kicks out straight away. Otunga springs of the ropes and hits the elbow drop and pins him again. 1.. and Bourne once again kicks out. Otunga throws Bourne out of the ring and Bourne hits the floor hard. David Otunga starts flexing for the female fans and takes his eyes of Bourne. Bourne climbs on the ring apron and hits the corkscrew plancha. Evan then puts Otunga in the ring and pins him. 1..2.. and David kicks out. He goes for the Air Bourne but David moves out the way and Evan falls down. Otunga pins. 1..2.. and Evan Bourne kicks out. Evan gets up and David hits the falling neckbreaker. He then hits the belly to belly suplex on him and it sends Bourne over the other side of the ring. He then pins. 1..2.. and Bourne gets his foot on the ropes. David picks him up but Evan kicks him in the head. Bourne climbs to the top rope and hits the Air Bourne. 1..2..3
Winner = Evan Bourne
Josh Matthews - At Wrestlemania it will be Evan Bourne v. John Morrison for the United States Championship.
Evan Bourne - At Wrestlemania, I promise it will be an amazing night when I take on John Morrison. I promise to make it a great match. Win, lose or draw, it will be awesome. Also, there will be a new superstar debut in the WWE the day after Wrestlemania and I know who he is. I cant wait for him to make his debut. Trust me, when he arrives he will take your breath...
*John Morrison comes to the ring
John Morrison - Evan, I'm really looking forward to competing against you but I'm looking more forward to beating you for the title. Also, I was just backstage talking to Vince. Next week there will be 2 pick your poison matches. I choose your opponent, you choose mine. I already know who I'm choosing for you.
Matt Striker - I'm joined here tonight by Chris Jericho. Chris, on Smackdown, You, Santino Marrela and Mason Ryan will be in a battle royal on Smackdown. The last remaining RAW wrestler will meet the last Smackdown wrestler who remains. If you win for the RAW side, who from Smackdown would you want to face?
Chris Jericho - The man who would provide less of a challenge for me. My ex rookie, Wade Barrett. I am the best wrestler in the world at what I do and I intend to win the battle royal and then at Mania.
Santino Marrela - Ahh. Mr Jerko. I also have intentions of winning the match. Mason Ryan isn't here tonight but then again we all know he wont win.
Chris Jericho - Stop your presses. Jerko? That's not my name you parasite. It's Jericho and RAW IS JERICHO.
Vince McMahon - Well, things are certainly heating up here so how about next week on the first ever. WWE RAW and Smackdown special it's going to be called "WWE - Clash Of the brands" and both shows will be displayed in the 3 hour broadcast as a Wrestlemania special, Chris Jericho v. Santino Marrela.
*Back to ringside
Jerry Lawler - Wow, next week instead of RAW, it is going to be a RAW Super show called Clash of the brands! and it will Chris Jericho v. Santino Marrela! What an announcement!
*JTG Comes to the ring
*Curt Hawkins Comes to the ring
*Kofi Kingston comes to the ring
*R Truth comes to the ring
*Primo comes to the ringside area
*Epico comes to the ringside area
Match 3 - JTG/Curt Hawkins v. Air Jimmy
= The bell rings and R Truth starts things of with JTG. They lock up and R Truth gets the better of it and puts JTG in a headlock. JTG springs him of the ropes and R Truth runs into a drop kick by JTG. JTG takes him to the corner and tags in Curt Hawkins. Both men start beating Truth down in the corner with double team foot stomps and punches. Kofi trys to get in the ring but the ref holds him back and JTG chokes R Truth in the ropes. The ref turns around and JTG gets the tag by Curt Hawkins. JTG kicks R Truth in the face and picks him up. He hits the diving leg lariat and pins. 1..2.. and Truth kicks out. Truth gets to his feet and hits JTG with a sit down hip toss. He gets to his corner of the ring and tags in Kofi Kingston. JTG tags in Curt Hawkins. Kofi Kingston starts throwing clotheslines to Curt Hawkins and then JTG when he gets up. R Truth hits the lie dector on JTG that takes him out the ring. Kofi hits a monkey flip on Curt Hawkins and then he gets ready for the boom drop and he hits it but JTG gets back in the ring and clotheslines Kofi before he can do the Trouble in Paradise. JTG drags Curt's arm on Kofi. 1..2.. and Kingston kicks out. Truth trips the leg over of JTG and pulls him out the ring. Out side of the ring, R Truth hits the What's up? On JTG. In the ring Curt Hawkins hits the Heat-Seaking Elbow. 1...2.. and somehow Kofi kicks out. Curt Hawkins goes to knock R Truth off the ring apron but R Truth ducks down and punches Curt. Kofi manages to get his hand across to R Truth who hits the What's up? 1...2...3
Winner = Air Jimmy
Jerry Lawler - Impressive victory for Air Jimmy but look at this Primo and Epico are climbing in the ring.
Primo - Air Jimmy? Who's this farting Jimmy anyway? You see...
Epico smacks the microphone of Kingston's head and then Primo does it to R Truth and they leave with smiles on there face.
*Wrestlemania match card is show.
Jerry Lawler - At Wrestlemania it will be The Miz defending the WWE Championship against CM Punk and John Cena.
Josh Matthews - Cody Rhodes will also defend the World title against Sheamus and Daniel Bryan.
Jerry Lawler - The United States Championship will be on the line in Evan Bourne v. John Morrison.
Josh Matthews - Then the winner of that match will fight the winner of Kane v. Tensai in a Hardcore Match.
Jerry Lawler - The Intercontinetal championship will be on the line when Rey Mysterio fights Sin Cara in a ladder match.
Josh Matthews - Primo/Epico will defend there titles against Air Jimmy.
Jerry Lawler - Also we found out minutes ago that there will be an open invitational battle royal which will feature RAW and Smackdown superstars.
Josh Matthew - And it will be MVP v. Zack Ryder in the preshow live on WWE.com, Youtube and Facebook.
Jerry Lawler - We seem to have forgot Kharma v. Tamina for the Divas Championship and talking of the Diva's, there next! Tamina v. Kelly Kelly.
*Kelly Kelly comes to the ring
*Tamina comes to the ring
Match 4 - Tamina v. Kelly Kelly
= The bell rings and they shake hands. They both lock up. Tamina kicks her in the mid section and hits a massive DDT. She goes to the top rope quickly and hits a big splash. 1...2...3
Winner = Tamina
Josh Matthews - Earlier on, you spoke about Dominance. Hows this for Dominance?
Jerry Lawler - Well both Kharma and Tamina look dominant now. I'm not sure who is going to win.
Shane McMahon - Hello! Welcome to Monday Night RAW! It's nearly time for the main event but I just want to talk to you about the newest member of RAW who will debut the day after Wrestlemania. I want you to tweet us using #WWE on who you think the Debuting superstar will be. After he has debuted, we will choose 1 person who got it right and you will get the Wrestlemania 28 DVD as soon as it comes out, £500 and the wrestlers autograph. You will also receive a retweet! Now on with our main event.
*Back to ringside
*CM Punk comes to the ring
*John Cena comes to the ring
*Zack Ryder comes to the ring
*John Morrison comes to the ring
*Santino Marrela comes to the ring
*Kane comes to the ring
*The Miz comes to the ring
*Dolph Ziggler comes to the ring
*Jack Swagger comes to the ring
*Chris Jericho comes to the ring
*MVP comes to the ring
*Tensai comes to the ring
Match 5 - CM Punk, John Cena, Zack Ryder, John Morrison, Santino Marrela and Kane v. The Miz, Chris Jericho, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, MVP and Tensai in a 12 man tag team elimination match.
= The bell rings and all 12 man start brawling. CM Punk and The Miz, Cena and Chris Jericho, Zack Ryder and MVP, Dolph Ziggler and John Morrison, Santino and Jack Swagger and Kane and Tensai start brawling. All men get cleared from the ring except from Zack Ryder and MVP so the referee declares they will start the match. Zack hits a drop kick and quickly goes for a pin. 1.. and MVP kicks out with everyone still brawling on the outside. Zack picks up MVP and goes for the Rough Rider but MVP ducks it and hits a neck breaker on Zack Ryder from behind. MVP then looks out side of the ring and jumps over taking down CM Punk, John Cena, Kane and John Morrison. Zack Ryder then jumps over too and takes out The Miz, Chris Jericho, Tensai and Dolph Ziggler. MVP then pulls Zack Ryder back into the ring and hits the playmaker on him. 1..2..3
Zack Ryder has been Eliminated (6 - 5)
Santino Marrela slides in from behind as well and he hits the cobra on MVP and pins. 1..2.. and Tensai breaks it up. Tensai drags MVP's arm to his corner and tags in. He goes for a running cross body but Santino runs to his corner of the ring and gets the tag into CM Punk. CM Punk climbs in the ring and hits a roundhouse kick to Tensai before dropping him with a DDT. 1.. and Tensai powers out powerfully and it throws CM Punk to his corner of the ring. All the wrestlers are no up on there corners and Tensai distracts the referee while the other 5 members of Team Miz attack CM Punk in the corner. They stop and Tensai runs at Punk and hits him with a massive corner splash but CM Punk starts hitting chops to the chest and runs to his corner and makes a tag to John Cena. Cena manages to get Tensai wobbling with a drop kick and then hits a running 1 hand bulldog that takes Tensai down. John Cena climbs to the top rope and hits a 5 knuckle shuffle on Tensai and then an Attitude Adjustment. The crowd chants for Tensai's wrestlemania opponent, Kane. John Cena tags in Kane and Kane comes in the ring. He waits for Tensai to get up and then Kane hits a choke-slam to Tensai. 1..2..3.
Tensai has been Eliminated (5 - 5)
Kane then stares at the other team and no one wants to get in the ring with him. The other team jumps off the ring apron and they huddle in a group and they discuss there game plans. John Morrison extends his hand to Kane and Kane tags it. John Morrison then climbs to the top rope and hits a cross body taking out all 5 members of Team Miz. John Morrison chucks Jack Swagger into the ring and hits a back breaker. He goes for a neck breaker as well but Swagger grabs hold of the ropes. Swagger bats Morrison to the ground and applies the ankle lock. Morrison gets to the rope and Swagger breaks the hold. With Morrison's good leg. He kicks Swagger off into Swaggers corner and John Morrison makes the tag to Kane and Jack Swagger tags in The Miz. Miz quickly tags out and then tags in MVP. MVP looks at Miz but with the distraction, Kane throws MVP in the ring and then hits the choke slam on MVP. He then pins him. 1..2..3
MVP has been Eliminated (4 - 5)
Miz quickly runs into the ring and takes out the leg of Kane. Miz then hits the knee lift with Kane taken down. Miz starts dropping elbows onto Kane and then applies a figure four leg lock but Kane fights out of it with strikes to the head. Miz runs for his corner and tags in Jericho who trys to apply the walls of Jericho but Kane flips him off. With Kane back up to his feet he hits an uppercut on Jericho and then a choke-slam. 1..2.. and Jericho gets the foot on the rope. Santino then gets the blind tag on Kane and runs in the ring. Santino goes for the Cobra but Chris hits the code breaker and pins. 1..2..3.
Santino Marrela has been Eliminated (4 - 4)
All 4 men of each team come in the ring and have a face off. John Cena looks at The Miz. CM Punk looks at Chris Jericho, John Morrison looks at Dolph Ziggler and Kane looks at Jack Swagger. All the men start to brawl and go to the outside. Chris Jericho and CM Punk stay in the ring and Punk goes for the GTS but Chris Jericho starts hitting elbows to the side of the head. Jericho then gets off the shoulders of Punk and hits the codebreaker. Jericho pins. 1..2.. and Punk kicks out. Jericho looks shocked and pins him again. 1..2.. then Jericho pins again. 1.. Jericho bangs the mat in frustration. He then hits a big lionsault on CM Punk. 1..2.. and CM Punk kicks out again. CM Punk gets up and Jericho hits the one handed bull dog on CM Punk. He pins. 1..2.. and Punk still kicks out. Jericho moves into his corner and Miz gets the blind tag. He stalks Punk and measures him. When Punk gets up, The Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale. 1..2..3
CM Punk has been Eliminated (4 - 3)
John Cena runs in the ring and trys to get hold of The Miz but The Miz runs to his corner and tags in Jack Swagger. Swagger climbs in the ring and Cena clotheslines him. Dolph Ziggler jumps in the ring and he gets a clothes line too. John Morrison flys out the ring and takes down Dolph Ziggler. Chris Jericho then jumps in the ring and gets a clothesline too from John Cena and Kane comes in and chokeslam's Chris Jericho out of the ring and onto Dolph Ziggler. Miz then drop kicks Kane out of the ring from behind. Cena sees Miz and chases him around the ring. Miz climbs into the ring were Swagger is there to catch him. Swagger kicks Cena but it has no affect and Cena takes down Jack Swagger with a series of punches. Swagger is out and Cena pins him. 1..2..and Swagger just manages to kick out. Cena hits the five knuckle shuffle on Swagger and then he goes for the Attitude Adjustment and hits it.
(Jack Swagger has been Eliminated (3 - 3)
The Miz runs in from behind and hits Cena in the head. It knocks Cena down and then The Miz starts hammering away at him in the corner. Miz goes for the swinging corner clothesline and misses. Cena tags in Morrison. Morrison knocks down the Miz with the Flying Chuck kick. He climbs to the top rope but Chris Jericho pushes him off from on the ring apron and Morrison hits the floor. The referee rushes out of the ring to check on him and deams him unable to carry on.
John Morrison has been Eliminated (3 - 2)
Kane climbs into the ring and Miz tags in Jericho. Jericho runs at Kane and hits a code breaker. 1..2.. and Kane kicks out. Jericho then goes for an arm bar which Kane fights out of. Kane manages to choke-slam Jericho and pins him. 1..2..and Kane kicks out. Jericho tags in Dolph Ziggler. He puts a sleeper hold in on Kane and he drops down to both knees. John Cena gets the crowd hyped up and trying to cheer Kane. Kane breaks the hold and tags in Cena. Cena unloads with clothes lines to Dolph Ziggler and then a spin-out powerbomb. Cena then applies the STFU to Dolph Ziggler and Dolph taps out.
Dolph Ziggler has been Eliminated (2 - 2)
Chris Jericho climbs into the ring and him and Cena trade punches. Jericho gets the better of it and then strikes John Cena with a knee to the gut. He then knocks Cena down with a DDT and hits a big lionsault. 1...2.. and Cena gets the shoulder up. Chris Jericho tags in The Miz. The Miz hits a baseball slide to the face of John Cena. 1..2.. and Cena kicks out once again. Miz picks John Cena up and goes for a Snap DDT but Cena hits Miz in the guts to block it. Both men get up and hit clotheslines knocking each other down. John Cena gets a tag into Kane and Chris Jericho gets a tag in from The Miz. Kane goes for a clothesline but misses. Chris Jericho then hits the codebreaker and pins him. 1..2..3
Kane has been Eliminated (2 - 1)
Chris Jericho and The Miz look at each other then at John Cena. Chris Jericho runs at John Cena and goes to take him down but Cena cuts him off with a massive punch to the face. John Cena then grabs Jericho and hits an AA which takes Jericho down. 1...2..3.
Jericho has been Eliminated (1 - 1)
The Miz then quickly runs down and grabs John Cena. He quickly pins him after the Skull crushing finale. 1...2...3
Winner = The Miz, Chris Jericho, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, MVP and Tensai.
Jerry Lawler - Wow, that was an explosive match and I'm getting word that Smackdown will also have a 12 man elimination match in the main event!
Josh Matthews - Thanks for joining us!