-Awesome opening video of CM Punk's promo from last week which was the greatest thing ever.
-John Cena out now. Says Punk was supposed to face him and says there's a triple threat match to replace Punk as number one contender. Nice Benoit reference there. Says he the decision to suspend Punk sucks and he respects what Punk did. He asks where the WWE stops and brings up the Daniel Bryan firing and signs being confiscated. First Amendment chant. Says he can be suspended for speaking his mind and he wants answers from Vince McMahon tonight. Says he wants to face CM Punk at Money in the Bank. GREAT promo. Probably Cena's best of the year.
-Eve Torres and Kelly Kelly vs. Bella Twins:
Hoochie Mamma Dance and a Standing Moonsault by Eve. Bellas in control. Thesz Press by Kelly. Spinning headscissors takedown by Kelly. Stink Face by Kelly. Match turning into chaos. Fame Asser by Kelly wins it.
-Andy "Silent Rage" Levine video.
-R-Truth talking to Flo. I believe this is a Finding Nemo related skit. Truth says he shouldn't be fighting anyway and this is a conspiracy to keep him away from the WWE title. The good news is a Geico joke and the bad news the Truth is going to hurt someone. Alberto Del Rio appears. Del Rio says this is about destino...his destiny to win tonight and become the new WWE champion but you already know that.
-New Nexus vs. Santino and Kozlov:
Big Punch by Otunga. Otunga escapes the Cobra. Kozlov and Santino in control. Chop block by Otunga. Nexus in control now. Quick tags by the champs. Double suplex by Kozlov. Santino on the rampage. Cobra by Santino to Otunga. Swinging neckbreaker by McGillicutty wins it. This was good. Zack Ryder out and says Woo, woo, woo...you know it. I smell a new feud on the horizon.
-Miz backstage. Says he wasn't picked to be in the triple threat match due to Alex Riley and has set him off his course. Says he will take Riley out tonight and he's the Miz and he's awesome.
-Backstage Evan Bourne is with Sgt. Slaughter. Slaughter says he wants to lead the crowd in the pledge of allegiance. Swagger walks in. Says he's the one who should lead the pledge of allegiance and makes a reference to Slaughter's Iraqi gimmick. Slaughter says everyone makes mistakes and even Swagger's parents made a mistake by not using birth control. Swagger challenges him and Sarge accepts.
-Jack Swagger vs. Sgt. Slaughter:
Both men trade the advantage. Cobra Clutch by Slaughter. Clothesline by Swagger. Corner splash by Swagger wins it. Post-match ankle lock by Swagger. Bourne makes the save. Sarge leads the crowd in the pledge of allegiance.
-Rey Mysterio vs. R-Truth vs. Alberto Del Rio:
All three men trading blows at the start. Dropkick and middle rope kick by Del Rio. Del Rio in control. Truth soon takes over. Truth throws Rey into the barricade. Del Rio thrown into the barricade. Truth in control. Double axehandle off the apron by Truth. Side Slam by Truth. Electric Chair Drop/Top rope crossbody combo by Rey and Del Rio to Truth. Del Rio in control after the break. Tilt-a-whirl backbreaker by Del Rio. Everyone going at it now. Sunset Flip to both men by Truth ends up with Rey getting German Suplexed by Del Rio. Backstabber by Del Rio. Back and forth action. Scissors Kick by Truth. Del Rio posted. 619 and top rope splash by Rey. Rey goes for the kid and Del Rio grabs him into a crossarmbreaker to win the match. This was really good.
-Vickie Guerrero and Dolph Ziggler out for Dolph's birthday celebration. EXCUSE ME~! Vickie says it's the birthday celebration for America and for Dolph because he's the US Champion. Vickie sings Happy Birthday with intermittent Excuse mes Marilyn Monroe style. Dolph says the people are witnessing the greatest WWE sports entertainer in his prime and says there will never be another Dolph Ziggler. Says he is the only thing they need for RAW to be perfection. Kofi Kingston out now. Kofi says without Vickie he cannot beat him. Dolph says he left Kofi in the dust and tells him to beat it. Kofi pushes Dolph and he pushes Vickie onto the cake. A brawl breaks out. He kicks Dolph into Vickie and she lands on th cake. Kofi chases Dolph to the back and Vickie is left in the ring covered in cake. This was really good.
-Alex Riley vs. The Miz:
Alex Riley is my favorite face on RAW. True fact. Riley with fists of fire. Miz out to the floor. Miz rammed into the barricade. Miz in control. Flapjack by Miz. Front slam by Miz. Neckbreaker by Riley. Tackle and punches by Riley. Riley on fire. Spinebuster by Riley. Corner clothesline by Miz. Backslide counter by Riley wins it. Miz ambushes Riley after the bell. Riley thrown into the barricade and into the crowd. Riley's back rammed into the barricade. Riley thrown into and over the barricade. Riley thrown into the ringsteps. Miz pushing Riley's head into the steps and yelling at him. Riley's head rammed into the announce table. Miz kicks Riley in the head as he's sitting on the table and Riley is on the othe side. Miz then takes off the table cover and tosses it at him. This was really good. This was Miz's best work in WWE to date besides the Daniel Bryan storyline.
-John Cena/Vince McMahon confrontation. Recap of last week's AWESOME ending. Vince says Punk deserved to be suspended. Says the fans would do the same thing in his shoes and says Punk's contract almost is over. Talks about what Punk wanted in his contract and Punk is a punk. Cena out now. Says Punk spoke his mind which Vince endorses and talks about Vince being a fighter. He questions VInce about going soft and is out here to tell him that he wants to fight Punk. Says Vince might want to hang it up since he doesn't want to fight anymore. Vince says he really suspended Punk so he didn't have to take a risk on Cena and says he doesn't want to be embarassed. Says he's afraid of Cena not beating Punk. Cena wants the match with Punk and says it sounds like the match of the year in his book. Cena keeps pushing for the match. Vince says he doesn't care what these people want and it's his company and he does what's right for the company. Cena says he busts his ass for Vince and the WWE and if he's so worried about Punk taking the belt then he's already made the title meaningless. Cena hands him the belt and walks to the back. Vince is yelling about him walking out on him. Vince tells him to wait and grabs the belt before walking to the stage where Cena is. Vince finally gives him his match and says if Punk leaves Chicago with the title then he's going to fire Cena. Vince hands Cena the belt and tosses his mic down before leaving to end the show.
-Overall this was a very good edition of RAW. None of the matches were horrible and all of the segments were great. Very good show.