Raw begins with a recap of Awesome Truth being invited as the guest hosts. Miz revealed his secret past with Alex Riley, in which they were best friends dating back to Miz's Real World days. Miz also revealed a home video he made shortly after NXT2 began, in which he introduced his former protege to his girlfriend Maryse. The footage turns to static as it begins to get "too hot for TV". The COO Triple H was so infuriated that he booked Miz and R-Truth in "tryout matches." Miz and Riley fought to a no-contest, and the next night on NXT, Riley got on his knees in the center of the ring and begged HHH to rehire the Miz.
Meanwhile, R-Truth and Jack Swagger began to form an odd friendship as they teamed up to face Christian and CM Punk. Truth displayed a bit of aggression towards Punk, attacking him and allowing Swagger to score the victory. On Superstars, Swagger invited Truth to be in his and Dolph Ziggler's corner as the All American Perfection defended their Tag Team Championships against CM Punk and Mason Ryan. Ziggler and Swagger scored the victory after Truth interfered, attacking Punk. A frustrated Punk called Alex Riley out to the ring. Punk and Riley demanded that HHH rehire Awesome Truth so that they could get their respective revenges on Truth and Miz, but The COO refused to give in. The two angry superstars left HHH laying in the center of the ring
The show opens with HHH coming out to the ring
: Okay, last week, I invited Miz and R-Truth to Monday Night RAW, and everything got shot to hell. You saw things, that you should have never seen on a PG show, and Alex Riley was embarrassed and humiliated beyond belief, and on Superstars, he took that anger out on me when he laid me out in the center of the ring. Alex, I'm not even mad at you for the way you reacted. I understand that you're a bit frustrated, and a bit, pardon my language, butthurt after what The Miz did this past week. I'm going to admit that it was partially my fault for the way I brushed you off. I'm not going to punish you. In fact I'm going to reward you. The main event tonight was John Cena and Alex Riley teaming up to face Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger. I'm going to up the ante, and make that match a WWE Tag Team Title Match. There is one other person I'd like to address. And that is CM Punk. You see Punk, the difference between Alex Riley and yourself is that Alex laid me out in that ring out of blind rage because he was mad at someone else. You laid me out in that ring because * mocking voice * "I'm CM Punk. I do what I want." You are like a selfish, spoiled child throwing a fit in K-Mart. Charles Montgomery Punk, get your skinny fat ass out here right now! You're in big trouble young man!
* CM Punk comes out. He's mockingly walking to the ring, holding his head down like a child.
: Young man? What are you gonna do? You gonna put me in time out? You gonna make me stand in the corner?
: No. What I'm gonna do is put you in a match. Right now. You against the WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio.
: That actually sounds like a good idea. Finally you come up with something entertaining and give me a shot at the WWE Championship.
: I didn't say all that. This match is a non title match.
HHH walks out, and when he gets to the stage, Ricardo walks out on stage with a microphone in his hand. Del Rio's music plays and he introduces the WWE Champion Alberto Del Rio, who comes out in one of his cars.
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Singles Match. CM Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) in a non-title match
After a back and forth match, Punk goes for the GTS, but R-Truth runs out and jumps on the ring apron. Punk tries to give Truth a Muay Thai kick but misses. Del Rio runs up, and enzuigiris him in the back of the head. Punk slumps across the ropes, and Del Rio grabs him and hits a bridging German suplex for the 1-2-3.
Winner: Alberto Del Rio
: Su ganador, el campeon de la WWE, ALBERTOOOOOOO DELLLLL RRRRRRIIIIIIOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!
As Del Rio celebrates in the ring, The All American Perfection and Vickie Guerrero come out. Swagger gives Truth a thumbs up and pats him on the butt while Ziggler looks on with a scowl on his face and a look of jealousy. They all head backstage together
* Meanwhile, Maryse is walking backstage, she sees Alex Riley and then stops.
: Bonjour, Alex.
: What do you want?
: I've been so lonely for the past few months. I had to go into hiding, and I couldn't even see any of my family and friends at the time. I've been sitting in that safe house, watching the intensity between you and Miz for the past few months...seeing the two of you go at it...it bring back.... such fond memories of that wonderful night. I hope that you and Miz bury the hatchet, and it can be the three of us once again...
: Your little boyfriend and I are not burying the hatchet, or anything else, any time soon...
: Don't be like that. Let me go talk to Miz. I'm sure I can get him to....turn around. *she winks at him. *
* Riley thinks about it for a second, and then gives her the talk to the hand sign to a huge pop. Maryse scoffs and walks away.
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* Ziggler & Swagger are backstage arguing. Awesome Truth is with them.
: What the hell Jack? Why do you keep bringing Thing 1 and Thing 2 into the building?
: Hey, those things have names.
: He the Miz, I'm The Truth, we the Awesome Truth.
: And they're my friends,
: Your friends? Miz and R-Truth are responsible for ruining my life!
: That's a lie and you know it!
: Okay! Alex Riley ruined my life, but * points at Miz * it's your fault he's here in the first place!
: Everybody calm down! Geez! It's like I'm the only sane and rational one around here. * Ziggler holds back a snicker * LEt's think about it for a second. Miz, you hate Little Jimmy Riley. And Mister Ziggles, you hate Little Jimmy Riley. So why can't we all just be one big Little Jimmy Riley hating family?
: And Ziggler, don't you forget that Truth and I actually went out of our way and did something nice for you.
: Shhhh, don't talk about that! The KID might be watching at home.
: What's he gonna do? The Kid can't be any of us, much less all of us. The point is, we're all a team. So let's shake on it.
* Miz and Truth each do the Awesome Truth handshake with Ziggler
Diva's Match. Maryse vs. Kelly Kelly.
The bell rings and Maryse quickly goes on the attack. Kelly reverses an Irish whip and whips Maryse into the corner. KElly hits the handspring elbow and then goes for the Stinkface, and Maryse dodges and starts hitting Kelly in the corner for a 5 count. She then quickly finishes Kelly off with the DDT.
* Maryse then grabs a microphone.
: * starts talking in French *. Let's face it. I am above all of this. I am the sexiest woman here. Everybody in that locker room knows it. Look at Alex Riley. He idolize the Miz soooo much, that he want to follow in his footsteps and touch this body. I allow him to touch this body and he acts all ashamed. Do you believe that? A man like HIM, ashamed of woman like ME. It's like the Zack Ryder always say. Are you being serious bro?
: I think it's "Are you serious, bro?"
: Beth Phoenix and Natalya. They lump all of us into one category, but * speaks French some more * I am above all the quote unquote Barbie dolls. I am above this entire circus freak show. That is why at Vengeance. I shall bid you all, adieu. For those who not understand. That means, Deuces!"
* Maryse drops the mic and leaves the ring.
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* We get some recaps of Cena's recent string of bad luck against Jack Swagger as well as his loss last week to Dolph Ziggler.
* Michael Cole shows us some exclusive footage of a pre-taped promo made by The Rock....via satellite
: John Cena! The Rock has been observing your Fruity Pebble ass over the last few weeks, and I have to say. You're in a bit of a slump. Two weeks in a row. You got raped in the ankle by The All American American American American American American *slaps himself * Jack Swagger, a giant 12 year old with Down syndrome and a foot fetish! And last week, you got beat by Dolph Ziggler, a short and stumpy little jabroni with a tiny face and a giant Jay Leno chin who uses hair bleach as if it were food and water. Which brings The Rock to his main point. John Cena, if you can't beat the Buck Wild Blond Bitch Boy Brigade, what makes you think you can go one on one with The Great One! The Most Electrifying Man in All of Entertainment! You need to step your game up son. IF YA SMELLLLLLLLL, WHAT THE ROCK...IS....COOKIN'!
* The commentators talk about what the Rock just said as well as Cena's misfortunes.
Match #3. Air Boom vs. David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Otunga and McGillicutty isolate Bourne. Otunga attempts his Verdict finisher only for Bourne to counter with a tornado DDT. He tags in Kofi while Otunga tags in McGillicutty. Kofi hits the Trouble in Paradise on McGillicutty for the win.
Winners: Air Boom
* We see the SmackDown rebound with Orton/Rhodes contract signing
* John Morrison comes out to the ring as he is scheduled to compete next.
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