WWE Monday Night RAW
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Date: March 21, 2011
Commentators: Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler
Triple H + Ted DiBiase Jr. – Before the segment began, Justin Roberts welcomed Jim Ross to the show. JR’s music hit, and Michael Cole came out dressed like him. Lawler went after him, but Cole locked himself in his “Cole Mine”. Triple H’s music hit and he came out. He talked about the match, stating that it’s more important than any title he has ever held. He then proceeded to invite Undertaker to Raw next week for a face off. Ted DiBiase Jr. came out, upset that he isn’t booked for a match at WrestleMania this year. He said he was going to make a name for himself by taking out Triple H. They fought for abit before Triple H hit DiBiase with a Pedigree through the announce table.
NON (WWE UNITED STATES) TITLE MATCH
United States champion Sheamus defeated Evan Bourne – Bourne missed with the Airbourne. Sheamus hit his Brogue Kick and covered Bourne for the three count.
After the match, Daniel Bryan came out and challenged him to a rematch for the title at WrestleMania. Sheamus tossed the belt to him and hit another Brogue Kick, accepting the challenge.
Scott Stanford + Randy Orton – Standford asked Orton what his plans were for WrestleMania. But instead of talking about Mania, Orton proceeded to talk about his bus, which he said was his “Home away from home”. Orton said he watched the birth of Nexus there (Why wasn’t he backstage with the rest of the guys I don’t know) and he also watched footage of him taking each of the members out. He said that Punk doesn’t know what “twisted” is.
NON (WWE DIVAS) TITLE MATCH
Divas champion Eve Torres defeated Maryse Outtlet – During the match, Cole was on the microphone, telling the Divas to just end the match. Eve got the pinfall with a Swinging Neckbreaker.
After the match, Eve tried to go after Cole but the security guards held her back.
NON (WWE TAG TEAM) TITLE MATCH
WWE Tag Team champions The Corre (Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater w/Wade Barrett and Ezekiel Jackson) defeated Santino Marella and Vladimir Kozlov – Barrett interfered which gave Slater the opportunity to hit a Reverse DDT on Kozlov. Gabriel went to the top rope and hit a 450 Splash and scored the pinfall.
After the match, The Corre ganged up on Marella and Kozlov but Kane and Big Show came out to make the save. Show and Kane both hit a Double Chokeslam on The Corre, taking them out.
VIA SATELLITE: John Cena – He said that next week will be epic because him and The Rock will go face to face. He said the time for jokes is over and that any problems they might have will be resolved. He admitted to the fact that The Rock made him take his eyes off of The Miz. He said that Miz has proved to be worthy of being the WWE champion by showing his dominance. He said he will make history at WrestleMania.
IN RING SEGMENT
Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler + Jack Swagger – Cole got in the ring and continued to taunt Lawler. Swagger came out to keep Lawler away from Cole. Cole showed a replay of what happened last week with Lawler and his son, Brian Christopher. Cole said Christopher was so grateful for the invite to Raw that he gave him the Lawler family photo album. Cole went on to mock various pictures of the Lawler family until Lawler started to get up. Swagger punched him, but Lawler punched him back and slammed his head on the announce table. Lawler went after Cole, but Swagger got up and hit him with a Clothesline. Cole locked Lawler in the Ankle Lock.
Dolph Ziggler (w/Vickie Guerrero and LayCool) vs John Morrison (w/Trish Stratus) – Ziggler and Morrison got little offense in before the divas got involved. The GM sent a message stating that the match would restart as a intergender handicap match with everyone at ringside (Including Vickie).
INTERGENDER HANDICAP MATCH
Dolph Ziggler, LayCool (Michelle McCool and Layla) and Vickie Guerrero defeated John Morrison and Trish Stratus – Morrison attempted to hit the Starship Pain on Ziggler, but Ziggler moved out of the way. Morrison landed on his feet but tweaked his foot. Ziggler hit the Zig Zag and allowed Vickie to make the cover for the three count.
Rey Mysterio vs Randy Orton – Orton and Mysterio were having a competive match until CM Punk showed up on the titantron. Punk said he really liked Orton’s bus and he couldn’t wait to meet his wife. Orton immediatetly left the ring to go after Punk. Orton checked on his wife then Punk attacked him from behind with a wrench to the knee. Punk said Orton won’t be doing any head kicking at WrestleMania. Punk kicked Orton in the head and blew his wife a kiss.
IN RING SEGMENT
Alex Riley + WWE champion The Miz + John Cena – Alex Riley came out and introduced The Miz. The Miz does his usual “Most must see champion in history” bit then said he would rewrite history. He reveals the same WWE title belt, only with the “W” being upside down, making a “M”. Cena appeared on the titantron. His “livingroom” is taken apart, showing that he was actually in the arena the whole time. Cena said he was broadcasting from his home and his home is the WWE. Cena came out and attacked Miz and Riley. Miz got away but Cena locked the STF on Riley. Miz looked on as Cena continued the hold.