"Raw" opened when John Cena came out to the ring. Last week saw neither Cena nor The Rock show up, and while The Rock was once again a no-show. Cena talked once again about his desire to prove himself and re-kick start his career against The Rock, but the Prime Time Players interrupted and challenged Cena. The match was John Cena vs. Darren Young, and Cena squashed his opponent.
Ryback came out next and squashed David Otunga, but what was important came when the match was over. Mark Henry came out, but then Teddy Long and Vickie Guerrero rushed out and stopped him. Vickie told Ryback he couldn't wrestle in the six man Wrestlemania match against The Shield and then they booked Mark Henry vs. Ryback for Wrestlemania.
Fandango refused to wrestle once again against Khali and walked out. Later, while Chris Jericho was being interviewed Fandango showed up. Jericho made fun of his name over and over until Fandango walked off. Rumors have these two fighting at Wrestlemania.
R-Truth and Damien Sandown fought next and R-Truth won when Sandow walked out on the match.
Next up, The Undertaker came out to the ring to answer to CM Punk's actions from last week. Undertaker said that Punk sealed his own fate by making it personal and that he was going to hurt Punk bad. Then Punk came on the Titan Tron and mocked Paul Bearer some more and then he called himself the Higher Power.
Team Hell No beat Primo & Epico next, as Kane is still angry about CM Punk's actions, despite AJ Lee trying to distract them.
Alberto Del Rio beat Cody Rhodes in a great match. After the match Jack Swagger came down and attacked Del Rio. Del Rio took the advantage and then went after Zeb Colter. That angered Swagger who beat up Del Rio and then broke Ricardo Rodriguez's ankle.
The next match saw Randy Orton and Sheamus beat the 3MB, only to see The Shield come down after them. Without Ryback on their side, it was The Big Show who showed up and helped even the odds. It looks like Big Show will be the next partner in the six man match at Wrestlemania.
Dolph Ziggler beat Kofi Kingston next thanks to Big E Langton's interference. Team Hell No came out and challenged Ziggler and Langston to a match at Wrestlemania, but Ziggler said no. However, AJ Lee stepped up and said they accepted if the titles were on the line and Daniel Bryan got the crowd to chant "yes."
The main event was a three-way for the Intercontinental Championship between Wade Barrett, The Miz and Chris Jericho. The match was fantastic and Barrett won after Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale, and Barrett snuck in to wrap up Miz.
"WWE Monday Night Raw" ended with Paul Heyman and Triple H meeting in ring to see if Triple H accepted the challenge. Triple H accepted but Heyman kept taunting him until he finally crossed the line by making fun of Stephanie McMahon. Triple H began to beat up Heyman before finally signing the contract.
The stipulations for Brock Lesnar and Triple H at Wrestlemania will be No Holds Barred and Triple H's career is on the line.
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