WWE Raw spoilers from Manchester, England

By James Cox


  • Dark: Wade Barrett b Damien Sandow (Regal announced Barrett calling him 'my successor')
  • Cameron & Naomi b Aksana & Alica Fox
  • Khali & The Usos b The Prime Time Players & The Miz 


  • We're told via the Titantron that Steph and Hunter are on vacation for tonight's show. 
  • Show opened with a promo from Orton putting over himself as champ. He's interrupted by Brad Maddox who is quickly interrupted by Libertarian Kane. They argued about who was in charge. Maddox said Orton would face Cody; Kane that he would face Goldust until Vickie interrupted saying she knew what was best for business - Cody and Goldust v Orton in a 2 on 1 handicap match.  
  • Goldust & Cody b Orton via count out. Orton got purposely counted out. Big show came out after the match and beat Orton down and put Orton through the announce table to "Yes!" chants. 
  • They showed Big Show leaving in a taxi.
  • Los Matadores & Santino b 3MB (dressed as The Union Jacks)
  • Title match announced for later - Ziggler v Axel
  • Damien Sandow b Kofi Kingston
  • Axel retained against Ziggler via pin
  • Maddox made Cena v The Real Americans for later. Kane made The Shield v Punk & Bryan for later tonight. We're all about the handicap matches tonight. 
  • Tamina (with AJ Lee) b Nikki Bella (with Brie)
  • Fandango (with Summer Rae) b Tyson Kidd (with Natalya)
  • Cena came out to nuclear heat. 
  • Cena v The Real Americans - No finish - Del Rio on commentary. False finish saw Cena with the STF on Swagger who tapped but wasn't the legal man. Del Rio attacked Cena and put Cena in the arm bar through a chair. Big E Langston made the save. Match ended. 
  • Truth pinned Ryback.
  • Main event - Punk & Bryan NC The Shield

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