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02/21/11 Raw preview- Undertaker returns

Last week Raw saw the suprise return of The Rock, this week Raw will see the much hyped return of The Undertaker

For the last month WWE has promoted the return or debut of a mysterious wrestler with the 02.21.11 promos. Many have speculated on who the promos were for but it seems that it will be the return of The Undertaker(sorry Sting fans).

Tonights Raw will also feature the start of the WWE Title feud. Last night John Cena became the number one contender for Miz’s freshly defended title. Wrestlemania will also take shape tonight with other Mania match feuds being featured. It is rumored that Triple H will be taking on The Undertaker in another career vs. streak match and CM Punk is expected to take on Randy Orton.

Royal Rumble 2011 preview- matches, rumors, predictions

The Royal Rumble airs this Sunday(01/30/11) live from Boston, MA

Divas Title match/ 2-on-1 Handicap match
Lay-Cool vs. Natalya Hart(c)
Predicted winner- Lay-Cool may bring in recently signed Diva, Awesome Kong to be the muscle for their team

World Heavyweight Title match
Dolph Ziggler vs. Edge(c)
Predicted winner- Theres no way I could see Ziggler winning the title

WWE Title match
Randy Orton vs. The Miz(c)
Predicted winner- I expect Miz to retain his title here but to lose it at No Way Out in the elimination chamber

40-Man Royal Rumble Match
Predicted winner- There are several names rumored for a win at this years rumble, they include Triple H, Alberto Del Rio and John Cena. I would expect John Cena to emerge from the rumble victorious

Named participints by WWE.com-

  • Alberto Del Rio
  • CM Punk
  • “Dashing” Cody Rhodes
  • Daniel Bryan
  • Darren Young
  • David Hart Smith
  • David Otunga
  • Drew McIntyre
  • Ezekiel Jackson
  • Heath Slater
  • Husky Harris
  • Jack Swagger
  • John Cena
  • John Morrison
  • Justin Gabriel
  • Mark Henry
  • Mason Ryan
  • Michael McGillicutty
  • Primo
  • R-Truth
  • Rey Mysterio
  • Sheamus
  • Ted DiBiase
  • Tyson Kidd
  • Wade Barrett
  • William Regal
  • Yoshi Tatsu
  • Zack Ryder

01/28/11 Smackdown spoilers- Rated RKO reunites; Kingston strong going into Royal Rumble

With Royal Rumble only days away the Raw and Smackdown brand Superstars try to gain momentum

Vickie Gurrero comes out to start the show, sending the crowd into a frenzy. Randy Orton comes out to thank Vickie for letting him be on the show. Orton then started to talk about how he was going to beat Ziggler tonight and win the title at the rumble. Ziggler came out to demand more respect from Orton but Orton told Ziggler respected is earned, Orton then layed out Ziggler with an RKO.

Drew McIntyre b JTG

Todd Grisham interviewed Cody Rhodes backstage. Cody informed Todd that he suffered a broken nose last week at the hands of Rey Mysterio. Cody demanded to do the whole interview with his back to the camera so his face couldn’t be seen.

Alberto Del Rio and Michael Tarver discussed things backstage.

Kofi Kingston won a mini Rumble throwing out Del Rio and Kane

After the match Del Rio and Kane attacked Kingston, this brought out Rey Mysterio and Vickie signed a tag match for the four men.

Mysterio and Kingston b Kane and Del Rio

Big Show came out to talk about the rumble. Show said he had never won a rumble and was hungry to win this Sunday and go to Wrestlemania. This brought out The Corre and Show challenged them to a match.

Show b Heath Slater

After the match The Corre attacked Show; R-Truth, Chris Masters, Marella, Kozlov and Daniel Bryan made the save.

Rated RKO b The Miz and Dolph Ziggler

Edge won the match for his team with the spear. After the match Vickie informed Edge that the spear was now a banned move and if he used it in a match he would be DQed.

01/24/11 Raw results- Cena refs Barrett vs. Punk: battle of The Corre and Nexus

John Cena has control of the fates of The Corre and Nexus in the rumble; Miz and Edge are both attacked by the challengers for their titles

Four man Battle Royal
Edge vs. Tyson Kidd vs. Jack Swagger vs. Drew McIntyre
This match was signed by the Raw GM as punishment for the last time Edge appeared on the show when he destroyed the computer. Edge threw all three men over the top rope to win the match.

The Corre confronted The New Nexus; Wade Barrett vs. CM Punk arranged

King Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio vs. Mark Henry, John Morrison
Alberto Del Rio and John Morrison start the match off for their respective teams. Del Rio gains control early and Morrison spends alot of the match fighting off the team of Sheamus and Del Rio. The highlights of the match were Sheamus hitting a titltawhirl back breaker on Morrison and Morrison hitting a head scissors, a plancha and a couple of high impact enziguris  on the King of the Ring Sheamus. After Morrison landed a plancha on Sheamus, Del Rio ran into the ring and hit his rolling cross arm breaker for the win on Henry.

Woman’s Title match
Melina vs. Natalya Hart(c)
Natalya managed to retain her title against Melina. After the match it was announced the Lay Cool would be facing Natalya for the title in a handicap match at the rumble

WWE Champion vs World Heavyweight Champion- Non title match
The Miz vs. Edge
Edge won via DQ when Dolph Ziggler interfered in the match, costing Edge a victory. After the match Randy Orton came out to attack The Miz and Alex Riley.

Daniel Bryan and the Bellas vs. Ted DiBiase, Maryse and Alicia FoxN
Nikki Bella was distracted by Daniel Bryan and her sister Brie, the distraction gave Maryse and easy victory over the Bellas and Bryan.

After the match The Bellas where shocked to learn the Bryan had been seeing Gail Kim for several months. The Bellas felt taken advantage of and attacked, the three women had to be seperated.

Non Title match
Husky Harris and Michael McGillicutty vs. Vladimir Kozlov(c) and Santino Marella(c)
McGillicutty starts things off for his team against Kozlov. McGillicutty comes out like a house on fire and Kozlov is forced to tag in Santino. McGillicutty continues to look strong and tags in Husky Harris. Harris overwhelms Santino with his offense and Santino is unable to tag in his partner. Santino gains momentum with his quickeness and goes for his cobra strike on McGillicutty but misses. Harris takes advantage of the distraction and lays out Santino with his finisher for the win.

Wade Barrett vs. CM Punk w/ John Cena as the special guest referee
Wade Barrett comes to the ring with The Corre and CM Punk comes out with his Nexus. John Cena comes out to a massive ovation and precedes to ban Nexus and The Corre from ringside. Cena attacks both Barrett and Punk knowing that if either men attack him they will be disqualified and unable to compete in the rumble.

Punk attacks Barrett from behind and throws him out of the ring, then Cena throws Punk out. Punk flies back into the ring and curses Cena out, Barrett attacks Punk from behind and goes for the pin. Cena rolls out to ringside to sign merch for the fans instead of couting the pin for Barrett. Cena gets back in the ring and exchanges words with Barrett, Punk goes for a clothesline but Barrett counters with a clothesline of his own, laying eachother out.

Cena disqualifies both men for offensive language on a PG show. The Raw GM dings in and ammonishes Cena for his abuse of power, the GM forces Cena to go back into the ring and apologize. Cena does, then attacks Punk and Barrett bringing out Nexus and The Corre. As the factions prepare to attack Cena the Raw locker room empties out and we are treated to a preview of the Royal Rumble.

01/10/11 Raw preview- Will John Cena return to Raw?

Last week’s Raw featured a change in the leadership of Nexus and a new contender for the WWE Title

CM Punk lead an attack on fan favorite John Cena two weeks ago, putting him out of action for a week. The story of tonight’s Raw revolves around John Cena returning and getting revenge on Nexus and their new leader CM Punk. Another angle leading into tonight’s Raw is Randy Orton becoming the #1 contender for Miz’s WWE Title. On last month’s PPV The Miz escaped with his title after he put Randy Orton through a table. Tonight Orton will be looking to gain momentum heading into his title match and one wonders what tricks he has up his sleeve.

01/03/11 Raw results- Miz retains his title, Orton gets next shot

Morrison gave it his all but still came up short in his quest to win the WWE title

Raw opened with Michael Cole informing the viewing audience that John Cena would not be on tonights show due to injuries sustained last week. Also missing from last night’s show show was Jerry Lawler who was selling Miz’s sneak attack from last week.

WWE Title match:
John Morrison vs. The Miz(champion)
Morrison was unable to win the title, but he had a great title match with The Miz. The match featured several cool spots from Morrison, including a plancha off of the WWE logo and a Starship Pain through a table to the outside. The finish came after Morrison crashed through the table missing The Miz, then Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale for the pin on Morrison.

Eve Torres, Brie Bella and Natalya vs. Melina, Maryse and Alicia Fox
Natalya dominated Fox and Melina with suplexes and clotheslines. The match ended when Torres hit Melina with a neckbraker for the win.

The Usos vs Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov
Jey Uso got the pin with a Samoan drop on Marella. After the match Marella and Tamina knocked out both Usos with a double cobra.

CM Punk came to the ring to gloat about knocking John Cena out of action. This brought out Wade Barrett who took credit for injuring Cena at a house show, he also insisted that he was still leader of Nexus. Punk and Barrett began to argue when the anonymous General Manager dinged in to announce a Triple Threat Steel Cage Match involving Barrett, Randy Orton and Sheamus to determine the a new number one contender for the WWE Title. Punk and Barrett then agreed that if Barrett won the match he would gain control of Nexus but if he lost Punk would be the group’s leader.

Alberto Del Rio def. R-Truth
The returning R-Truth challenged the cockiest Smackdown superstar Del Rio to a match after Del Rio promised he would dominate the Raw and Smackdown superstars in the Royal Rumble match. Del Rio proved he spoke the truth when he pinned the rapping wrestler.

#1 Contenders Steel Cage Triple Threat match:
Sheamus vs Randy Orton vs Wade Barrett
Barrett had the match won when fellow Nexus member CM Punk came to the ring. Punk met Barrett at the top of the cage and knocked Barrett back to the mat. This allowed Orton to walk out of the cage after he laid out the Celtic Warrior, King Sheamus with a RKO.

12/27/10 Raw results- CM Punk joins Nexus

CM Punk takes control of Nexus, Morrison will fight for the WWE title next Monday

John Cena confronted CM Punk

WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella def. Ted DiBiase

John Morrison def. Alex Riley, arranged WWE Championship Match

Mark Henry def. Tyson Kidd

Jerry “The King” Lawler def. WWE Champion The Miz by Count-out

Melina & Alicia Fox def. Eve & Gail Kim

U.S. Champion Daniel Bryan def. Zack Ryder; WWE Champion The Miz attacked Jerry Lawler

Randy Orton def. Sheamus

CM Punk attacked John Cena and joined The Nexus