CM PunkPhillip Jack Brooks
- Birthdate: 10/26/1978 (age 36)
- Height: 6'2"
- Weight: 218 Ib
He was titled in the WWE as "the longest-reigni...
Back on Raw, Cesaro is in control of Sin Cara. Sin Cara catches Cesaro with a kick to the head from the apron. Swagger now tags in. Swagger lifts Sin Cara up, but he counters into a tornado DDT. Both men are now down. Swagger gets to Cesaro, but Sin Cara back drops Cesaro to the outside. Sin Cara almost gets to Mysterio, but Cesaro pulls Mysterio off the apron. Cesaro is now back in the ring. He lifts Sin Cara up, but he counters into a roll up. Cesaro lifts Sin Cara on his shoulder and hits a slam. He follows with a cover for a 2 count. Swagger now tags back in. Big double team slam by The Real Americans and Swagger covers for a 2 count. Swagger with kicks to a prone Sin Cara. Swagger comes off the middle rope but miss the Swagger Bomb. Sin Cara gets to Mysterio. Mysterio is on fire and hits a tilt a whirl head scissor. Mysterio goes to the top and connects with the seated senton. Mysterio hits his bulldog and covers for a close 2 count. Mysterio with a big kick to the head with a cover, but Swagger breaks it up. Sin Cara lifts up Rey, and he connects with the 619 on Cesaro. Sin Cara goes for the swanton, but Cesaro moves. Sin Cara goes for a springboard move, but Cesaro catches him with the big uppercut. Cesaro connects with the neutralizer and covers for the 3 count.
Winners by Pinfall - The Real Americans
Back on Raw, we are joined by Bad News Barrett. Barrett asks for everyone's attention. He says he has some bad news for everyone. He says later on tonight, we are having a match between The Miz and Dolph Ziggler. The match is entitled the battle of Cleveland. He's grateful that it hasn't been titled the battle for Cleveland. The winner would be a loser, because everyone from Cleveland are losers.
We go to the announcers and they plug the WWE Network. We are then showed a video highlighting the Monday Night War.
Both men lock up to start the match. R-Truth catches Fandango with a clothesline and follows it up with a back slide. R-Truth goes for a move but Fandango slides out of the ring toward the announce table. R-Truth gives chase, but Fandango catches Truth with a clothesline to the outside. Both men are now back in the ring. Fandango covers for a 2 count. Fandango hits a clothesline and covers for another 2 count. Fandango with a suplex and another cover for a 2 count. He now locks in a rear chin lock. Truth fights back to his feet, but Fandango knocks him back down. Truth gets whipped into the corner, and gives Fandango an elbow to the face. R-Truth connects with his modified stunner and covers for a 2 count. Fandango back on his feet and connects with a spinning heel kick for a close 2 count. Fandango goes to the top rope and jumps off, but Truth gets up and catches Fandango with the Little Jimmy for the 3 count.
Winner by Pinfall - R-Truth
We see Randy Orton in the back making his way to the ring. He will join us after the commercial break.
Orton starts by saying "the champ is here." He says last night he beat John Cena again, and left the rumble as the champion. He says all that matters is that he won the match. He says he got to work this morning, and found out he has to defend the title in the elimination chamber. He asks Brad if it was his idea, or The Authority's. He is cut off by the music of Batista. Batista makes his way to the ring.
Batista congratulates Orton on his win last night. Loud "DANIEL BRYAN" chants by the crowd. He syas he is here to win the rumble and to become the WWE World Heavyweight Champion. He says he doesn't care who the champion is at Wrestlemania, he is going to walk out as