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2011

WWE @ Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center - January 3, 2011
Mason Ryan defeated Primo Colon
Raw - featured an opening statement from Michael Cole in which he said John Cena was not expected to be in the building after the attack he sustained the previous week and an injury sustained at a live event at the hands of Wade Barrett; Cole & Josh Matthews, subbing for an injured Jerry Lawler, provided commentary for the show; members of the Phoenix Suns were shown in attendance; included Scott Stanford conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, regarding his win earlier in the show; featured the announcement Tough Enough was returning to TV and would air on the USA Network in the summer; included an in-ring promo by CM Punk in which he noted Cena wasn't in the building, that he himself was a three-time former world champion and Nexus begged him to be their new leader; Punk then said he lived by hustle, loyalty, and respect but it was just a catchphrase for Cena; Punk then told Cena to stay at home before Wade Barrett interrupted, saying he was the reason Cena wasn't there and he was the real leader of Nexus; after the two argued, they had David Otunga, Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, Justin Gabriel, & Heath Slater come out to the ring; Otunga took the mic but Cole quickly received an e-mail from the Raw GM that said either Punk or Barrett would face Sheamus and Randy Orton in a steel cage match later in the show to determine Miz's challenger at the Royal Rumble; Punk then said he wasn't going to fight Barrett and would follow him in Nexus if he won, but if he lost he would be out of the group and it would be led by Punk; the two then shook hands to the deal; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE was recently named one of America's hottest brands, along with Droid, iPad, Silly Bandz, Buick, and Gillette; included an ad promoting 'Bobby The Brain Heenan' on DVD; featured a backstage segment with Barrett and Nexus in which Barrett said Punk would only use them for his own personal gain; Punk then walked in and said he and Nexus were pulling for him to win the steel cage match; after Barrett left, Punk shook the hands of the Nexus members; included Stanford conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his steel cage match later in the show, with Orton saying he was too nice in 2010:
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin pinned John Morrison in a falls count anywhere match at 17:27 by pinning Morrison on the floor with the Skull Crushing Finale after Morrison missed a Starship Pain to the floor and crashed through a table, but then kicked out of a pin attempt; Alex Riley was in Miz's corner early in the match and interfered until sustaining a running knee to the head by Morrison at the 5-minute mark and was taken backstage; after the match, Morrison was tended to by officials as he and Miz locked eyes to close the segment
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart, Brie Bella, & Eve defeated Melina, Maryse, & Alicia Fox at 2:54 when Eve pinned Melina with a neckbreaker after Natalya hit a discus clothesline on Melina
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) in a non-title match at 3:54 when Jey pinned Santino with a Samoan Drop after avoiding the Cobra; after the contest, Kozlov knocked Jey to the floor before Santino & Tamina hit a double Cobra on Jimmy
Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth via submission with the armbreaker at 9:53; Ricardo Ridriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after his entrance, Del Rio cut a promo in the ring saying he was going to be World Heavyweight Champion, dominate Raw and Smackdown, and win the Royal Rumble; moments later, Truth interrupted to say he was going to send Del Rio back to Smackdown
Randy Orton defeated Sheamus and Wade Barrett in a steel cage match at 18:45 by escaping out the door after dropping Sheamus with the RKO; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin at the Royal Rumble; during Barrett's entrance, it was noted John Cena could be back in action the following week; stipulations also stated Barrett would continue to lead Nexus if he won but would be kicked out if he lost; late in the bout, CM Punk ran out, climbed to the top of the cage to seemingly help Barrett over but instead ripped off Barrett's Nexus armband and kicked him off the cage
WWE Superstars - 1/6/11 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE Magazine is 27 years old, older than WrestleMania itself; included a vignette promoting WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler; featured an ad promoting 'Bobby The Brain Heenan' on DVD; included the Tyler Reks vs. JTG and Chris Masters vs. Curt Hawkins matches taped 1/4/11 in Tucson, AZ:
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Zack Ryder with the kick to the head after avoiding the Rough Ryder at 4:55; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Tyson Kidd & Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Maryse) defeated WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Brie & Nikki Bella) & Mark Henry at 12:45 when Kidd pinned Bryan with a fisherman neckbreaker after blocking the LeBell Lock and ramming Bryan face-first into the top turnbuckle; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the show: Randy Orton defeated Sheamus and Wade Barrett in a steel cage match by escaping over the top after hitting the RKO on Sheamus

WWE @ Tucscon, AZ - Convention Center - January 4, 2011 (4,600)
WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler won a battle royal; other participants included R-Truth, WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan, Chris Masters, Ted Dibiase Jr., and Ricardo Rodriguez
Byron Saxton defeated Jacob Novak
Brodus Clay defeated Johnny Curtis
WWE Superstars - 1/6/11:
Tyler Reks pinned JTG wit the Burning Hammer at 6:04 after dropping JTG throat-first across the top rope; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
Chris Masters defeated Curt Hawkins via submission with the full nelson at 3:34; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
Smackdown! - 1/7/11 - featured an ad promoting 'Bobby The Brain Heenan' on DVD; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read, since Smackdown moved to SyFy, it has been the #1 show on the network every week; featured a backstage segment with Kelly Kelly and Drew McIntyre in which McIntyre wished Kelly good luck in her match, then said he wanted to earn her trust and support; included a look at the New York Times coverage of the return of Tough Enough; featured a vignette of Ezekiel Jackson; included the announcement Wade Barrett would face Big Show the following week:
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Kane in a last man standing match at 20:15 after hitting a Con-Chair-Two on the challenger's knee and following with the spear
Kofi Kingston pinned WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) to win the title with a crossbody off the top at 5:30; after the bout, Ziggler attacked Kingston from behind and dropped him with the Zig Zag; moments later, Vickie grabbed the mic and said Teddy Long wasn't in the building which made her in charge and that an immediate rematch would take place (
WWE Superstar Collection: Kofi Kingston)
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at the 45-second mark with the spin kick to the head; after the match, Vickie yelled at Ziggler for the loss; after the commercial break, Ziggler and Vickie argued backstage over the loss, with Ziggler telling her maybe she needed to find a new boyfriend (WWE Superstar Collection: Kofi Kingston)
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Drew McIntyre, the Big Show, and Cody Rhodes at 13:54 by pinning Rhodes with the Zig Zag; stipulations stated the winner would be the #1 contender for the World Heavyweight Title; prior to the bout, Vickie came out and said the previously scheduled Show vs. McIntyre vs. Rhodes match would now feature Ziggler as the fourth participant; late in the match, Wade Barrett came out and assaulted Show before leaving ringside
Michelle McCool (w/ Layla) pinned Kelly Kelly with the Faith Breaker; after the bout, McCool & Layla double teamed Kelly until Drew McIntyre came to her aid
Alberto Del Rio defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. at 17:01 in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match, 2-1; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the match; fall #1: Del Rio won via submission with the armbreaker at 1:31; fall #2: Mysterio pinned Del Rio with a la magistral cradle at 7:27; fall #3: Del Rio won via count-out when Rodriguez prevented Mysterio from getting back into the ring after Mysterio hit a crossbody off the top onto Del Rio and Rodriguez on the floor; after the contest, Del Rio watched from the stage as Mysterio attacked Rodriguez and hit the 619 and springboard splash

WWE (Raw) @ Augusta, GA - James Brown Arena - January 7, 2011 (5,700)
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. and Primo Colon via submission after Brie & Nikki Bella chased Maryse backstage
R-Truth pinned Alberto Del Rio with the scissors kick
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso after Santino hit the Cobra on both challengers
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Zack Ryder within seconds with a kick to the head; prior to the bout, the Raw GM ordered both men to compete in a dance contest, which Tatsu won
Gail Kim & Tamina defeated Maryse & Alicia Fox when Tamina pinned Alicia with the splash off the top
John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a streetfight
David Hart Smith defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the Sharpshooter
CM Punk (w/ David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, & Husky Harris) defeated Mark Henry; after the bout, Nexus attacked Mark Henry until WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov, R-Truth, Yoshi Tatsu, and WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan made the save
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton
Randy Orton defeated Alex Riley in a no holds barred match

WWE (Raw) @ Montgomery, AL - Garrett Coliseum - January 8, 2011 (4,800)
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Zack Ryder
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Primo Colon
Brie & Nikki Bella defeated Alicia Fox & Maryse; Gail Kim was the guest referee for the bout
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton after Alex Riley interfered
Randy Orton defeated Alex Riley in a lights out match
David Hart Smith defeated Tyson Kidd
CM Punk defeated Mark Henry
John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a streetfight

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Lexington, KY - January 8, 2011 (5,200)
R-Truth (sub. for Rey Mysterio Jr.) pinned Alberto Del Rio with the scissors kick; after the bout, Del Rio attacked Truth and locked him in the armbreaker
Percy Watson pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Tyler Reks
Cody Rhodes pinned Chris Masters with Crossroads
Drew McIntyre defeated JTG
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart pinned Layla with a roll up; after the bout, Layla attacked the champion until Beth Phoenix made the save
The Big Show pinned Wade Barrett following a punch
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Kane in a streetfight with the spear; the stipulation was chosen by the fans rather than a Best 2 out of 3 falls match

WWE @ Memphis, TN - January 9, 2011 (5,500)
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. and Primo Colon
Tyson Kidd defeated David Hart Smith via submission with the Sharpshooter
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso following a double Cobra
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Zack Ryder with a kick to the head at around the 10-second mark; prior to the bout, the Raw GM ordered the two to have a dance-off
Jerry Lawler & Mark Henry defeated CM Punk & Husky Harris (w/ David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty) when Lawler pinned Harris; after the bout, Nexus attacked Lawler before WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan, Primo Colon, Mark Henry, Yoshi Tatsu, David Hart Smith, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov made the save; moments later, Lawler dropped McGillicutty with the piledriver
Kaitlyn, Brie & Nikki Bella defeated Alicia Fox, Maryse, & Gail Kim
John Morrison pinned Sheamus in a streetfight with a knee to the head as Sheamus sat in a chair in the ring
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton after Alex Riley interfered
Randy Orton pinned Alex Riley in a lights out match with the RKO

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Knoxville, TN - Coliseum - January 9, 2011 (4,500)
R-Truth defeated Alberto Del Rio
Percy Watson defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Tyler Reks
Cody Rhodes defeated Chris Masters
Drew McIntyre defeated JTG
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart defeated Layla
The Big Show defeated Wade Barrett
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Kane in a streetfight

WWE @ Huntsville, AL - Von Braun Center - January 10, 2011
Moved to 6/3/10 due to inclement weather

- 1/10/11: Mike Adamle was arrested for DUI.

WWE @ Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena - January 10, 2011
Raw - featured a segment in which Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler began to argue until Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated he supported Cole and wished there were more people like him, then listing off his accomplishments and traits; Lawler then interrupted, said Cole was a coward, and shut the laptop; another e-mail then came in that said Cole wasn't a coward and neither was Lawler, then announcing Randy Orton & Lawler would face WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley later in the program; included a backstage segment with Punk and Nexus in which he offered Husky Harris initiation into the group in exchange for three lashes with a leather strap from Otunga, Slater, & Gabriel; Harris's back became visibly red as he took the beating; Punk then had Harris held up so he could land several lashes himself; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that stated WWE Magazine is 27 years old, older than WrestleMania itself; included an in-ring promo by the Big Show in which he said he would knock out Wade Barrett Friday on Smackdown and was looking to win the Royal Rumble; moments later, Punk, Otunga, Gabriel, & Slater came out to the entrance stage with Otunga then walking out to the ring alone; Otunga threw a punch and then stood back as though he was waiting and willing to take Show's punch to the face; Show instead threw Otunga to the floor, assaulted him around ringside, dropped him with the chokeslam in the ring and followed with the punch; featured a backstage segment with Punk, Slater, and Gabriel in which Punk said Slater and Gabriel would have to beat each other with kendo sticks until he told them to stop in order to join the group; the two hesitated for several moments, then acted like they wanted to hit Punk with the weapons before eventually dropping the kendo sticks and walking off; included an in-ring segment in which Lawler introduced the first inductee into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame, Shawn Michaels, with a video package then airing to the tune of Five For Fighting's "Chances;" Michaels then came out to a chant of "One more match" but, before he could speak, Alberto Del Rio interrupted, said the fans used to cheer for Michaels but now cheer for him, and that he would win the Rumble and be known as the new Mr. WrestleMania; Michaels responded by dropping Del Rio with the superkick and put on Del Rio's scarf (Michaels' first TV appearance in 10 months); featured a backstage segment with Miz and Riley in which they discussed their match later in the show and Miz facing Orton at the Rumble; included an in-ring segment in which Cole discussed John Cena's injury only for Punk, on top of the big screen, interrupted, said Otunga, Harris, & McGillicutty proved themselves to join the new Nexus and he was ready to do the same; Punk then said he was prepared to jump off the tron to prove himself, then admitted he was joking and had fooled the crowd; Punk then came down and joined the three other members of the group in the ring; he then said anyone who thought he would jump off the tron is stupid and he is mentally superior and didn't need initiations to lead the group; moments later, Cena appeared on the big screen via satellite and said Punk was wasting everyone's time; he then said he had already gone through all the other members of Nexus except Punk and challenged him to a match for the following week, which Punk accepted; featured an ad promoting WWE 2011 Hall of Fame tickets going on sale Saturday:
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) fought ? & ? to a no contest when Husky Harris, David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, Justin Gabriel, & Heath Slater attacked the champions upon their entrance; moments later, CM Punk entered the ring, took the mic, praised the members of Nexus, and hoped that John Cena would give his second farewell speech later in the show; Punk then said he would initiate himself as the new leader of the new Nexus and that the rest of the team would have their own tests to pass to be part of the group; Otunga took the mic and said he and the others would be honored to be initiated into the group; Punk then brought up McGillicutty and said his initiation would be to sustain an attack from Nexus, with McGillicutty then taking the finishing moves from the other members, finishing with Gabriel's 450 splash; the other members then put McGillicutty on Punk's shoulders so he could hit the Go To Sleep and then carried him backstage to end the segment Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth via count-out at 1:51 after Truth punched an interfering Ricardo Rodriguez on the floor after Rodriguez distracted Truth by repeatedly asking "What's up;" Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Del Rio took the mic and said it was his destiny to win the Royal Rumble and headline WrestleMania before saying the American crowd new nothing about music and culture and country music was "boring;" Del Rio then had Rodriguez sing "La Cucaracha"
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Nikki & Brie Bella) & Mark Henry defeated Tyson Kidd & Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Maryse) at 2:45 when Henry pinned Kidd with the powerslam
John Morrison pinned Sheamus at 12:06 with the knee to the head after dropping Sheamus face-first across the ringpost as both men were on the top turnbuckle; during Morrison's entrance, a video package aired recapping his match the previous week against WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin
Randy Orton & Jerry Lawler defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley at 11:22 when Lawler pinned Riley with the fistdrop off the top as Orton blocked Miz from breaking the cover; Josh Matthews, subbing for Lawler, & Michael Cole provided commentary for the match
WWE Superstars - 1/13/11 - featured an ad promoting 'WWE's Top 50 Superstars of All Time;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE programming airs in 145 countries and in 30 different languages each week; featured a vignette on John Morrison; featured a video package to the tune of Five For Fighting's "Chances" to promote Shawn Michaels going into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame; included an ad promoting Hall of Fame tickets going on sale Saturday; featured the Chris Masters & JTG vs. Curt Hawkins & Chavo Guerrero Jr. match taped 1/11/11 in Birmingham, AL:
Gail Kim pinned Alicia Fox with the Eat Defeat at 4:51; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
David Hart Smith, Darren Young, Primo Colon, & Yoshi Tatsu defeated William Regal, Zack Ryder, Jimmy & Jey Uso at 13:40 when Tatsu pinned Ryder with the kick to the head; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the taping: John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk; Michael Cole was the referee for the bout but another referee counted the pinfall when Cole refused

WWE @ Birmingham, AL - Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex - January 11, 2011
NXT - 1/11/11:
Conor O'Brien defeated Byron Saxton
Johnny Curtis defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
WWE Superstars - 1/13/11: Chris Masters & JTG defeated Curt Hawkins & Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 12:55 when Guerrero submitted to Masters' full nelson; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 1/14/11 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which stated WWE started granting Make-A-Wish Foundation wishes in 1982, before the cast of 'The Jersey Shore' was born; included a 'Str8 Outta Brooklyn' segment with JTG in which he discussed Husky Harris being whipped and Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Wade Barrett in which he compared himself to Caesar and said those around him conspired against him because he was too powerful; Barrett then said he went after Big Show the previous week because, like John Cena on Raw, he doesn't waste his time with anyone but the biggest stars; included a vignette promoting Ezekiel Jackson; featured an ad promoting 'WWE's Top 50 Superstars of All Time;' included a video package to the tune of Five For Fighting's "Chances" to promote Shawn Michaels going into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long, Ziggler, and Vickie in which Long had to take a call regarding Wade Barrett's situation; moments later, Vickie and Dolph made up after their dispute the previous week; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people watched the previous week's episode than both NBA games on ESPN combined; featured an ad promoting Hall of Fame tickets going on sale Saturday; included a closing in-ring segment of 'The Cutting Edge' in which World Heavyweight Champion Edge discussed his win the previous week over Kane in their last man standing match before introducing Ziggler and Vickie as his guests; moments later, Vickie said Ziggler would beat Edge at the Royal Rumble to win the title before Edge repeatedly insulted her; Ziggler then said Vickie was the reason Edge saw the success he's had, with Vickie then showing the surveillance footage of Edge making out with Alicia Fox, the wedding planner for their wedding, in 2008; Edge responded by showing footage of Ziggler making out with Kaitlyn during NXT; Ziggler then attacked the champion but Edge quickly cleared him to the floor, with Vickie then repeatedly slapping Edge across the face; moments later, Edge prepared to hit the spear on Vickie only for Ziggler to trip him, pull him out to the floor, and hit the Zig Zag on Edge across the ring steps; Vickie and Ziggler then kissed as Edge laid knocked out on the floor:
Rey Mysterio Jr. & R-Truth defeated Alberto Del Rio & Cody Rhodes at 15:02 when Mysterio pinned Rhodes with the 619 and springboard splash in an impromptu match; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; following his entrance, Del Rio cut an in-ring promo in which he said he would win the Royal Rumble and become the new Mr. WrestleMania; Truth then interrupted, saying Del Rio can't win the Rumble just because he has a creepy ring announcer or fancy cars; Rhodes then appeared at the entrance stage and said he would win the Rumble until Mysterio interrupted, said winning the Rumble was about beating the odds and he's been doing that his whole life; Rhodes then said Mysterio winning the Rumble was 2006 and he was out of style; Truth then attacked Rhodes, leading to all four men fighting until Teddy Long came out and said the four would immediately compete in a tag team match
Trent Barreta pinned Drew McIntyre at 3:28 by reversing a gorilla press slam into a roll up; after the commercial break, McIntyre attacked Barreta backstage until Kelly Kelly confronted him; McIntyre stopped Kelly from walking away and said he was only going to ask Barreta for a rematch, with Kelly saying she didn't believe him and didn't want to be around him
Wade Barrett fought the Big Show to a no contest at the 1:40 mark when Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel interfered; moments later, Ezekiel Jackson appeared at the ring apron, distracting Show as he was then triple teamed by Barrett, Slater, and Gabriel; after Show fought them off, Jackson climbed into the ring and dropped Show with a clothesline, with the four men then assaulting Show, Jackson slamming Show, and Gabriel following with the 450 splash; after the commercial break, footage was shown of Show being helped to his feet by several referees (Barrett's debut with new music)
Beth Phoenix pinned Michelle McCool (w/ Layla) at 4:06 with a roll over after McCool reversed the Glam Slam into a victory roll
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Jack Swagger in a non-title impromptu match at 9:06 with the SOS; prior to the bout, Kingston cut an in-ring promo discussing his title win the previous week; moments later, Swagger interrupted and said he was going to raise the bar on Smackdown in 2011, prompting Kingston to challenge him to a match
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Kane & Alberto Del Rio

WWE (Raw) @ Chattanooga, TN - McKenzie Arena - January 14, 2011 (4,500)
Moved from 7/10/10; tickets for the original event were honored
Mark Henry pinned William Regal with the powerslam
Nikki & Brie Bella defeated Maryse & Alicia Fox
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Zack Ryder; prior to the bout, the Raw GM ordered the two to have a dance-off
Tyson Kidd pinned David Hart Smith with a sunset flip
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Husky Harris & Michael McGillicutty
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. after Brie & Nikki Bella chased Maryse backstage
John Morrison pinned Sheamus in a streetfight with the knee to the head as Sheamus sat in a chair inside the ring
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated John Cena and CM Punk by pinning Punk after Michael McGillicutty, Husky Harris, & David Otunga attacked Cena and Punk dropped Cena with the Go To Sleep; after the bout, other wrestlers came out to make the save against Nexus, with Cena then dropping Otunga with the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Witchita Falls, TX - Kay Yeager Coliseum - January 15, 2011 (3,000)
Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks; Guerrero worked the match as a face
Drew McInture & Jack Swagger deeated JTG & Trent Barretta
Curt Hawkins fought Percy Watson to a no contest when Nexus attacked both men
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler
Cody Rhodes pinned Chris Masters
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated Layla & Rosa Mendes
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Kane and Wade Barrett

WWE (Raw) @ Beaumont, TX - Ford Park Arena - January 15, 2011 (4,400)
Mark Henry pinned William Regal with the powerslam
Nikki & Brie Bella defeated Maryse & Alicia Fox
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Zack Ryder; prior to the bout, the Raw GM ordered the two to have a dance-off
Tyson Kidd pinned David Hart Smith with a sunset flip
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Husky Harris & Michael McGillicutty
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. after Brie & Nikki Bella chased Maryse backstage
John Morrison pinned Sheamus in a streetfight with the knee to the head as Sheamus sat in a chair inside the ring
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated John Cena and CM Punk by pinning Punk after Michael McGillicutty, Husky Harris, & David Otunga attacked Cena and Punk dropped Cena with the Go To Sleep; after the bout, other wrestlers came out to make the save against Nexus, with Cena then dropping Otunga with the FU

WWE @ Abilene, TX - Taylor County Coliseum - January 16, 2011 (matinee)
Canceled

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Shreveport, LA - Hirsch Memorial Coliseum - January 16, 2011 (matinee) (3,800)
John Morrison won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin later in the show
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth
WWE Tag Team Champions Vladimir Kozlov & Santino Marella defeated Husky Harris & David Otunga
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin pinned John Morrison after Alex Riley interfered
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart, Beth Phoenix, Kelly Kelly, & Eve defeated Layla, Alicia Fox, Rosa Mendes, & Maryse
CM Punk pinned Mark Henry (sub. for John Cena)
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Kane in a streetfight

WWE @ Texarkana, AR - Four States Entertainment Center - January 17, 2011
Canceled

WWE @ Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena - January 17, 2011 (6,000)
William Regal defeated Johnny Curtis
Raw - featured an opening video package honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day; included an in-ring promo by John Cena in which he reviewed his feud with CM Punk, then saying he would give payback later in the show and go on to win the Royal Rumble and regain the WWE World Title at WrestleMania; moments later, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, interrupted, said no one wanted to see Cena do all that and that Cena's odds were against him since it was now a 40-man, not 30-man, Rumble; Miz then noted the winner could face either the WWE World Champion or the World Heavyweight Champion and that the winner shouldn't choose to face him because they would lose just like Randy Orton will at the Rumble; Cena replied by saying both Jerry Lawler and Orton should be the WWE World Champion if not for the interference of Michael Cole and Riley; Miz then said he could outwrestle the greatest technicians in WWE history, with Cena replying Miz would not make it past the Rumble with the title and Cena vs. Orton sounded like a WrestleMania worthy match; moments later, Punk, alongside Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, David Otunga, came out to the entrance stage to discuss his being in the Rumble match as well with his group, noting Cena's chances of winning the Rumble were now zero; Harris, McGillicutty, and Otunga then attacked Cena in the ring until WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov made the save; Punk then joined Nexus in going to the ring again only for Michael Cole to receive an e-mail from the Raw GM that said Nexus would be barred from ringside for the Cena vs. Punk match and any members that interfered would be out of the Rumble match; featured a backstage segment with Otunga, Harris, and McGillicutty in which Punk walked in, stared each man down, smiled, and said only "Faith;" included the announcement the WWE won two Mashable awards for their social media campaign "Stand Up for WWE;" featured a backstage segment in which Brie & Nikki Bella made a bet over who would be WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan's "first;" included an ad promoting WWE 2011 Hall of Fame tickets; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE Magazine is the #1 sports title magazine sold in Walmart, beating out Sports Illustrated; included a backstage segment with Nexus in which Punk spoke to the group about faith; featured a video package on WWE's efforts to help the Make-A-Wish Foundation, with comments from Layla, Triple H, and Mark Henry; included a vignette by Derrick Bateman in which he tried to sell Mark Henry perfume; featured a video package recapping the history of the Royal Rumble; included the announcement that World Heavyweight Champion Edge would face Miz the following week:
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 4:34 when Santino scored the pin with the Cobra
John Morrison pinned WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Brie & Nikki Bella) in a non-title match at 7:23 with the Flying Chuck and knee to the head; prior to the bout, a vignette on Morrison aired; after the match, Morrison and Bryan shook hands; moments later, Sheamus interrupted at the entrance stage and took credit for making Morrison a star and said neither Bryan or Morrison were in his league; Sheamus then said he would win the Royal Rumble and personally eliminate Bryan and Morrison
Randy Orton pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 8:27 by reversing the Zig Zag into the RKO; prior to the bout, Vickie cut an in-ring promo saying Ziggler would win the World Heavyweight Title at the Royal Rumble; after the match, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin and Alex Riley jumped Orton in the ring, with Miz eventually throwing Orton into the ring steps on the floor; Jerry Lawler then intervened and punched out Riley only to be thrown into the first row by Miz; Miz then hoisted Orton to his feet and rammed him into the ringpost before he and Riley threw Orton through the barricade blocking off the time keeper and ring announcer; Miz then took the mic, got in Orton's face, and said he was awesome
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart defeated Maryse in a non-title match via submission with the Sharpshooter at 1:40; Eve and Melina provided guest commentary for the bout alongside Michael Cole but Melina didn't speak a word; after the match, Eve yelled at Cole at the floor before Eve shoved her and walked off; Ted Dibiase Jr. then walked out to try to calm down Maryse, with Maryse then calling him a loser; Dibiase then took the mic and said Maryse and the fans didn't think he could win the Royal Rumble, then issuing an open challenge to face anyone in an over-the-top rope challenge; after the commercial break, Mark Henry appeared to accept the challenge
Mark Henry defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. in an over-the-top rope challenge at the 27-second mark; after the match, Tyson Kidd, Primo Colon, David Hart Smith, William Regal, Zack Ryder, Yoshi Tatsu, R-Truth, and Darren Young ran out and brawled; as more men were eliminated, Sheamus came out and began eliminating men until it came down to him and Henry, with Henry eventually throwing Sheamus out; Jerry Lawler rejoined Cole on commentary during the segment; after Sheamus was thrown out, Alberto Del Rio drove into the arena, said it was his destiny to win the Royal Rumble and become champion at WrestleMania
CM Punk defeated John Cena via disqualification at 15:42 when an unknown man came in the ring, with Punk then smiling and letting the man hit a clothesline on him; prior to the bout, Punk was escorted out by David Otunga, Husky Harris, & Michael McGillicutty; stipulations stated Nexus was banned from ringside and would be taken out of the Royal Rumble match if they interfered; after the bout, the man assaulted Cena as well, with Nexus running out to protect Punk before the man knealt before Punk and was given a Nexus armband; the group then raised their arms in the ring to close the show
WWE Superstars - 1/20/11 - featured an ad promoting 'WWE's Top 50 Superstars of All Time;' included an ad promoting 2011 WWE Hall of Fame tickets; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE superstars flew more than 35 million miles worldwide in 2010:
Zack Ryder & Primo Colon defeated David Hart Smith & Darren Young at 5:01 when Ryder pinned Young with the Rough Ryder after Young knocked Primo to the floor with a clothesline; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Tyson Kidd at 12:55 with a cradle as Kidd attempted the Sharpshooter; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
Dark match after the show: John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk; Michael Cole was the guest referee for the bout

WWE @ Tulsa, OK - Bank of Oklahoma Center - January 18, 2011 (5,000)
Chris Masters defeated Byron Saxton
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan & Derrick Bateman defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. & Brodus Clay
Ricardo Rodriguez defeated Conor O'Brien
WWE Superstars - 1/20/11: JTG pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the Shout Out at 5:49; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
WWE Superstars - 1/20/11: Chris Masters defeated Curt Hawkins via submission with the full nelson at 3:22; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
Smackdown! - 1/21/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Wade Barrett, alongside Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, and Justin Gabriel, in which Barrett said Big Show would not be in the arena before introducing his group as the Corre; Jackson, Slater, and Gabriel followed with comments of their own; moments later, Teddy Long came out to the entrance stage and said they would have a problem if they were going to be acting outside the rules; Barrett replied by saying they all respected Long and wanted to proudly represent Smackdown as part of the Royal Rumble; Barrett then said there was not a leader of the Core and they were all equal; Long then said they could like Smackdown and the consequences of their actions or leave it; after Long went backstage, Alberto Del Rio drove out, said the Core was welcome on Smackdown, but that Smackdown was his show and he would win the Royal Rumble match; included a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero and Dolph Ziggler in which Barrett, Jackson, Slater, and Gabriel came into the office to say they had nothing to do with Long's assault and would be happy to help her in any way; Vickie then said one of Core would face World Heavyweight Champion Edge later in the show; featured a video package recapping the history of the Royal Rumble; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read fans from more than 30 countries and all 50 states had already bought tickets to WrestleMania 27; included an 'In Your Corner' segment focusing on the WWE's support of the US troops, with comments from President George W. Bush, President Barack Obama, and others; featured the announcement the 'Stand Up for WWE' campaign won two Mashable Awards; included a backstage segment in which Todd Grisham attempted to give an update on Long's condition, only to be interrupted by WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley; featured an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010 on DVD; included an ad promoting WWE 2011 Hall of Fame tickets on sale; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE programming airs in 145 countries and 30 languages every week; included an in-ring promo by Miz, alongside Riley, in which he reviewed footage of attacking Randy Orton on Raw; moments later, Edge interrupted, said Miz was wasting everyone's time, and told him to get off the show; Miz replied by saying what he did to Orton wouldn't compare to what he would do to Edge on Monday; Miz then left the ring, with Riley yelling at Edge before Edge promptly dropped him with the spear; moments later, Miz climbed up on the apron but eventually backed down and opted not to fight Edge:
Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth via submission with the armbreaker at 10:48; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; during the bout, Teddy Long was shown knocked out backstage with Dolph Ziggler, Vickie Guerrero, Michael Tarver, and several medics looking over him; minutes later, medics put Long on a stretcher and took him out of the arena into a waiting ambulance (Long's last appearance for a month)
Beth Phoenix pinned Layla (w/ Michelle McCool) with the Glam Slam at 3:32
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Cody Rhodes with the 619 and splash off the top at 4:02; after the bout, Rhodes was tended to in the ring after it appeared Mysterio's shinguard injured Rhodes during the 619; following the commercial break, Rhodes was tended to backstage by a trainer and, with his face away from the camera, was told his nose was broken
Jack Swagger defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title 3-minute amateur wrestling challenge; the match could be won via pinfall or by gaining the most points; final score: Swagger (10), Kingston (9); after the match, Swagger attacked Kingston for it being such a close match, with Kingston fighting back, hitting the spin kick to the face and crossbody off the top
Drew McIntyre pinned Trent Barretta at 2:07 with an overhead throw off the top; after the bout, McIntyre extended his hand to Barretta but Barretta knocked him out of the ring; moments later, McIntyre assaulted Barretta and attempted to drop him with the Future Shock until Kelly Kelly came out, yelled at McIntyre, and tended to Barretta
Justin Gabriel (w/ Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, & Heath Slater) pinned World Heavyweight Champion Edge in a non-title match at 10:32 after Jackson dropped Edge with a clothesline from the apron behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Vickie Guerrero came out to the entrance stage to introduce Dolph Ziggler as the guest commentator for the match; Vickie remained ringside for the duration of the match; after the bout, Corre assaulted Edge, ending with Gabriel hitting the 450 splash and Corre raising their hands above Edge's body; after Corre left the ring, Ziggler put his foot on Edge's chest as the show ended
Dark match after the taping: Rey Mysterio Jr. & WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Alberto Del Rio & Kane; Jim Ross was the guest referee for the bout

WWE (Raw) @ Trenton, NJ - Sun National Bank Center - January 21, 2011 (6,500)
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated William Regal, Tyson Kidd, and Ted Dibiase Jr. when Dibiase submitted to the LeBell Lock
Mark Henry defeated Mason Ryan via disqualification when the other members of Nexus interfered; moments later, Mark Henry, Yoshi Tatsu, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov made the save, with the Raw GM announcing an immediate tag team match
David Otunga, Mason Ryan, Michael McGillicutty, & Husky Harris defeated Mark Henry, Yoshi Tatsu, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov in an impromptu match
John Morrison pinned Sheamus
Tamina, Gail Kim, & Eve defeated Alicia Fox, Melina, & Maryse
John Cena pinned CM Punk with the FU
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton after Alex Riley interfered; after the bout, the Raw GM ordered Riley to face Orton
Randy Orton pinned Alex Riley in an impromptu lights out match with the RKO

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Kalamazoo, MI - Wings Stadium - January 22, 2011 (4,400)
Featured a segment in which Dolph Ziggler came out and said the main event would be World Heavyweight Champion Edge vs. Kane and the fans would choose the stipulation
Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth via submission with the armbreaker; after the bout, Del Rio cut an in-ring promo about winning the Royal Rumble until Truth cleared him from ringside
JTG pinned Tyler Reks
Trent Barretta pinned Drew McIntyre with a roll up; after the bout, McIntyre attacked Barretta until Kelly Kelly came out to stop him; Kelly eventually slapped McIntyre and walked off, with McIntyre then dropping Barretta with the Future Shock
Cody Rhodes fought Percy Watson to a no contest when Wade Barrett, Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, & Ezekiel Jackson ran out, with Rhodes escaping as they attacked Watson; Rhodes wore a protective mask after his nose was broken on Smackdown
The Big Show pinned Wade Barrett with the chokeslam, despite interference from Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, & Ezekiel Jackson
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated Michelle McCool & Layla when both simultaneously submitted while caught in Natalya's Sharpshooter; Kelly Kelly was the guest referee for the match; after the bout, McCool & Layla attacked Kelly, with Hornswoggle then coming out and dropping them with Stunners
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Kane with the spear in a hardcore match; the fans chose the stipulation; after the match, Dolph Ziggler came out and said he wanted his title shot tonight rather than at the Royal Rumble; Kane then dropped Ziggler with the chokeslam
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Dolph Ziggler in an impromptu match with the spear at around the 6-second mark

WWE (Raw) @ State College, PA - Bryce Jordan Center - January 22, 2011 (4,200)
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated William Regal, Tyson Kidd, and Ted Dibiase Jr. when Dibiase submitted to the LeBell Lock
David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, & Husky Harris defeated Yoshi Tatsu, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov after Mason Ryan interfered
Tamina, Gail Kim, & Eve defeated Alicia Fox, Melina, & Maryse
John Cena defeated CM Punk via submission with the STFU; prior to the bout, the Raw GM ruled that Nexus was banned from ringside for the match
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton after Alex Riley interfered; after the bout, the Raw GM ordered Riley to face Orton
Randy Orton pinned Alex Riley in an impromptu lights out match with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Youngstown, OH - Covelli Centre - January 23, 2011 (matinee) (5,400)
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr., Tyson Kidd, and William Regal
David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty, Mason Ryan, & Husky Harris defeated Yoshi Tatsu, Mark Henry, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
John Morrison defeated Sheamus
Eve, Gail Kim, & Tamina defeated Maryse, Melina, & Alicia Fox
John Cena defeated CM Punk
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton after Alex Riley interfered; after the bout, the Raw GM ordered Riley to face Orton
Randy Orton pinned Alex Riley in an impromptu lights out match with the RKO

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Hammond, IN - Civic Center - January 23, 2011 (matinee) (3,300)
Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth
JTG defeated Tyler Reks
Trent Barretta defeated Drew McIntyre
Percy Watson fought Cody Rhodes to a no contest
The Big Show defeated Wade Barrett
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated Michelle McCool & Layla; Kelly Kelly was the guest referee for the bout
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Kane and Dolph Ziggler

WWE @ Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena - January 24, 2011 (9,000)
Percy Watson pinned William Regal with a splash
Raw - featured a backstage segment with David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, and Husky Harris in which they were worried about potentially losing their Royal Rumble spots should CM Punk lose to Wade Barrett; moments later, Punk and Mason Ryan walked in with Punk telling them to have faith and that they would sacrifice to help him win the Rumble and main event WrestleMania; Punk finished by having them all get down on one knee and hold their fist out; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with John Cena regarding being the official for the Punk vs. Barrett match; moments later, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, and Alex Riley, interrupted to say the winner of the Rumble should not choose to challenge him at WrestleMania; Cena replied by saying Miz could lose the title to Randy Orton at the Rumble and not even make it to WrestleMania; after Cena left, Miz ran Matthews off before taking the mic and asking the fans if they thought he would lose to Orton; Miz then showed footage from the previous week of he and Riley double teaming Orton on the floor; featured an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010 on DVD and Blu-ray; included a backstage segment with Brie and Nikki Bella in which they argued over who wanted to be with WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan the most; moments later, they found Bryan making out with Gail Kim; Bryan then said they had been dating about six months and they had tried to keep it a secret, with Gail saying Bryan had been hanging out with them because he felt sorry for them since there were no guest stars for them to hang out with; Gail started fighting with the Bellas, during which Bryan was slapped, until referees broke up the fight; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown had its largest audience ever the previous week, continuing its reign as the #1 show on SyFy; included the announcement Miz & Dolph Ziggler would face Orton & Edge on Smackdown:
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Jack Swagger, Drew McIntyre, and Tyson Kidd in an impromptu over-the-top rope challenge at 1:07; prior to the bout, Edge cut an in-ring promo saying he didn't want to wait for later in the show to face WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin and asked Miz to come out then and there; after he called Michael Cole a tool, Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated whoever could throw Edge over the top would earn the #40 spot in the Royal Rumble; after the contest, Edge took the mic and said he would smash the laptop just like he did several months earlier; as Edge confronted Cole on the floor, CM Punk, David Otunga, Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, and their new fifth member came out to the ring, with Punk cutting a promo saying the strong survive because they evolve; Punk then introduced the new member as Mason Ryan, with Ryan then only saying "faith;" Punk went on to insult John Cena and the "poor man's Nexus" the Corre before saying he would win the Rumble; Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel then walked out, with Jackson eventually saying the Corre would make sure Punk was eliminated from the Rumble; Jackson and Ryan then faced off before Cole received another e-mail which stated Barrett would face Punk later in the show and the loser and his group would be out of the Rumble match; Cole then announced John Cena would be the guest referee (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
Sheamus & Alberto Del Rio defeated John Morrison & Mark Henry at 10:05 when Henry submitted to Del Rio's armbreaker after Morrison hit a corkscrew plancha onto Sheamus on the floor; prior to the bout, Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the match; during the match, Michael Tarver was shown watching the match backstage (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart defeated Melina at 2:45 via submission with the Sharpshooter and leaning so far back that her back touched the mat; after the match, Michelle McCool & Layla interrupted to say they would get their title rematch at the Royal Rumble (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) via disqualification at 16:39 when Dolph Ziggler, who provided guest commentary for the match, tripped Edge as he attempted to hit the spear on Miz; ; neither title was at stake in the match; following the ring entrances, Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero came out to join the commentary team; Edge's ribs were taped for the bout; after the contest, Ziggler dropped Edge with the Zig Zag, with Randy Orton then running out and dropping Riley and Ziggler with the RKO; Miz then hit Orton with his briefcase before running up the ramp (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
Michael McGillicutty & Husky Harris (w/ David Otunga & Mason Ryan) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) in a non-title match at 3:50 when Harris pinned Marella with a modified Flatliner; after the bout, Otunga took the mic and introduced CM Punk for the main event (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
Wade Barrett fought CM Punk to a double disqualification at 2:00 when guest referee John Cena stopped the match for excessive profanity, noting it was a PG show; stipulations stated the loser of the fall and their respective group would be taken out of the Royal Rumble match; prior to the bout, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel escorted Barrett to the ring and Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, David Otunga, & Mason Ryan escorted Punk; moment slater, Cena ejected both groups from ringside; after the match began, Cena shoved Punk and slapped Barrett before then saying they couldn't retaliate or they would lose the match; Cena's ruling implied both teams were out of the Rumble match but Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that said, due to Cena's actions, both Nexus and Corre would be in the Rumble match; the GM then said Cena would be out of the match if he didn't go back in the ring and apologize to both men; Cena apologized before fighting both men, prompting Nexus and Corre to come out; both teams then targetted Cena before the Big Show, Yoshi Tatsu, Mark Henry, WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov, John Morrison, R-Truth and others ran out and had a brawl as the show went off the air (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
WWE Superstars - 1/27/11 - featured an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010 on DVD; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read Smackdown vs. Raw 2011 has sold more copies than Medal of Honor, NBA Live, Harry Potter, Resident Evil, and Guitar Hero; featured a vignette on Dolph Ziggler; included a video package recapping the history of the Royal Rumble match; featured the Tyler Reks vs. Trent Barretta match taped 1/25/11 in Cincinnati, OH:
Zack Ryder & Primo Colon defeated David Hart Smith & Yoshi Tatsu at 11:17 when Primo pinned Tatsu with the Back Stabber; prior to the match, Ryder & Primo cut an in-ring promo in which they said they were such a good team they should be on Monday Night Raw; Scott Stamford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
R-Truth pinned Tyson Kidd at 12:19 with the What's Up; Scott Stamford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout

- 1/25/11: CMLL's Mistico signed a contract with WWE.

WWE @ Cincinnati, OH - US Bank Arena - January 25, 2011
Percy Watson pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan in a non-title match
Brodus Clay defeated Derrick Bateman, Johnny Curtis, and Byron Saxton
WWE Superstars - 1/27/11: Tyler Reks pinned Trent Barretta at 5:21 with the Burning Hammer; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
Smackdown! - 1/28/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Vickie Guerrero in which she said, due to the injuries he sustained the previous week, Teddy Long would not be at the show and she would take over the duties of general manager; moments later, Randy Orton interrupted, said he appreciated being invited to the show and would take the WWE World Title from Mike Mizanin at the Royal Rumble; Dolph Ziggler eventually came out as Orton continued to intimidate Vickie, and told him to show Vickie and himself proper respect; Orton followed by saying Ziggler would have to earn respect, then dropping him with the RKO; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Cody Rhodes, who refused to show his face, regarding the facial injury he sustained the previous week at the hands of Rey Mysterio Jr., with Rhodes saying he had a broken nose, would require reconstructive surgery, and has been told by doctors not to compete in the Royal Rumble match; Rhodes went on to say a fan heckled him on his way into the arena and said he wasn't dashing anymore, with Rhodes then saying he agreed; featured Jack Korpela conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Edge regarding the attack he sustained the previous week at the hands of Corre and his match later in the night; included a backstage segment in which Alberto Del Rio introduced himself to Michael Tarver; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people attended live events in 2010 than the SuperBowl, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, and X Games combined; included an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010; featured a video package recapping the history of the Royal Rumble match; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown had its largest audience ever the previous week, continuing its reign as the #1 show on SyFy:
Michelle McCool & Layla defeated Kelly Kelly & Kaitlyn at the 41-second mark when McCool pinned Kaitlyn with a boot to the face as Kaitlyn fought with Layla on the apron (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
Drew McIntyre pinned JTG at 4:37 with the Future Shock after blocking a backslide; Kelly Kelly sat ringside for the duration of the bout; after the contest, Kelly came into the ring as McIntyre left ringside (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
WWE IC Kofi Kingston won an impromptu mini Royal Rumble by eliminating both Alberto Del Rio and Kane at 2:42; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the match; prior to the bout, Del Rio cut an in-ring promo saying he had 39 wrestlers from all over the world backstage and he would prove he was destined to win the 2011 Royal Rumble by winning an exhibition match over those men; order of entry: Seth Allen (0:00); Mike Stevens (0:46); Kane (1:37); Kingston (2:37); order of elimination: Allen by Del Rio (0:21); Stevens by Del Rio (1:10; off camera); Del Rio & Kane by Kingston; after the contest, Del Rio & Kane surrounded Kingston in the ring until Rey Mysterio Jr. ran out to even the odds; moments later, Vickie Guerrero came out to the entrance stage and ordered the four men to compete in a tag team match (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
Rey Mysterio Jr. & WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Alberto Del Rio & Kane at 15:39 when Kingston pinned Del Rio with the spin kick to the face after Kane kicked his partner in the face and walked off, with Mysterio then hitting the 619 on Del Rio (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
The Big Show pinned Heath Slater (w/ Wade Barrett, Justin Gabriel, & Ezekiel Jackson) in an impromptu match at 1:17 with the chokeslam; prior to the bout, Show cut an in-ring promo in which he said he had never won the Rumble but would do so Sunday, then commented on the Corre before Barrett, Gabriel, Slater, & Jackson surrounded the ring; after the contest, Show fought off Barrett and Gabriel but was taken down by a clothesline from Jackson; moments later, Chris Masters, WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov ran out and eventually helped clear the ring (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)
Randy Orton & World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) & Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 11:26 when Edge pinned Ziggler with the spear after avoiding the Zig Zag; prior to the bout, Miz cut an in-ring promo in which he said Orton dropping Ziggler with the RKO earlier in the show means nothing because he was still the WWE World Champion and remain such after the Royal Rumble; after the contest, Vickie took the mic and said she was banning the spear as a move and if Edge used it at the Royal Rumble he would lose the title; moments later, Edge hit the move again, knocking Ziggler off the apron to the floor; he then hit in a third time on the floor, then a fourth when he tried to give it to Vickie but she moved out of the way at the last moment (Royal Rumble 2011 Blu-ray)

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Springfield, MA - MassMutual Center - January 29, 2011 (7,000)
R-Truth pinned Drew McIntyre with a roll up after Kelly Kelly came out and distracted McIntyre as McIntyre attempted to untie the turnbuckle pad
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso following the Cobra; prior to the bout, the Raw GM ordered both teams to compete in a dance-off
Yoshi Tatsu fought Zack Ryder to a no contest when Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, and Justin Gabriel attacked both men
The Big Show pinned Wade Barrett with the chokeslam, despite interference from Ezekiel Jackson; after the match, Corre attacked Show until WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan, Yoshi Tatsu, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov made the save
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler with the spin kick to the face
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Alex Riley via disqualification when Riley hit the champion with his briefcase; after the bout, Maryse came out and said Ted Dibiase Jr. was supposed to have received the title shot but he was sick backstage and was a loser; she then yelled at Bryan until Brie & Nikki Bella came out and yelled at Bryan as well; Gail Kim then came out and fought with the Bellas until the Raw GM ordered a tag team match
Gail Kim & Maryse defeated Brie & Nikki Bella in an impromptu match when Gail scored the pin; during the bout, Maryse walked out on her partner
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk at 16:43 when Cena pinned Miz with the FU as Orton pinned Punk with the RKO

Royal Rumble 2011 - Boston, MA - TD Garden - January 30, 2011 (15,113; sell out)
Jennifer Hudson was backstage at the show
R-Truth pinned Curt Hawkins
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Matt Striker on commentary; included a WrestleMania 27 ad to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, in which Miz responded to claims that Lawler and Randy Orton should be champion if not for interference from Riley and Cole, then saying he would beat Orton in their upcoming match; included an ad promoting Elimination Chamber 2011; featured a backstage segment in which Todd Grisham read a written statement by Cody Rhodes in which Rhodes discussed the facial injury he sustained the previous week at the hands of Rey Mysterio Jr., the fact it would keep him out of the Rumble match, and that Mysterio has not apologized to him; included comments from fans earlier in the day as to who they thought would win the Royal Rumble match; featured Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan, alongside Gail Kim, about his upcoming participation in the Rumble match; moments later, Brie & Nikki Bella walked in with flowers and apologized for what happened the previous week; moments later, the Bellas started to insult Bryan and Gail before the three women had to be pulled apart by Bryan and a referee; included a video package recapping the history of the Rumble match:
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with the Killswitch at 20:46; stipulations stated Edge would lose the title if he used the spear against the challenger; prior to the bout, Vickie came out to the entrance stage to remind Edge that the spear was banned, then chanted "Spear, spear, spear" before introducing Ziggler; Kelly Kelly came out at the 18-minute mark and attacked Vickie as she attempted to interfere; during the closing moments of the match, with both Vickie and the referee knocked down, Edge hit the spear before using the Killswitch
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) pinned Randy Orton at 19:50 after CM Punk came out of the crowd as the referee was knocked down on the floor and dropped Orton with the Go To Sleep after Orton dropped Miz with the RKO; late in the bout, David Otunga, Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, & Mason Ryan appeared ringside, with Orton then throwing an interfering Riley onto them and the referee moments later
Eve defeated WWE Divas Champion Natalya Neidhart, Michelle McCool, and Layla to win the title at 5:12 by pinning Layla with a moonsault; following the ring entrances, Michael Cole read an e-mail from the Raw GM that said the GM was taking charge in Teddy Long's absence and was changing the scheduled handicap match between Natalya and LayCool to a four-way match, with Eve then coming out; at the same time of the fall, McCool had Natalya pinned with a roll up but the referee didn't see it
Alberto Del Rio won the 40-man Royal Rumble by last eliminating WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella at 1:09:52; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for a world title at WrestleMania 27; following CM Punk's entrance for #1, Wade Barrett and Ezekiel Jackson came out, with Justin Gabriel and Heath Slater coming out of the crowd; moments later, Husky Harris, Michael McGillicutty, Mason Ryan, & David Otunga ran out and brawled with Corre until Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that ordered everyone save Punk backstage and if they didn't comply they would be disqualified from entering the match; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout
Order of entry: CM Punk (0:00), WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (0:00), Justin Gabriel (1:36), Zack Ryder (3:11), William Regal (4:42), Ted Dibiase Jr. (escorted by Maryse) (6:35), John Morrison (8:02), Yoshi Tatsu (10:00), Husky Harris (11:26), Chavo Guerrero Jr. (13:04), Mark Henry (14:46), JTG (16:12), Michael McGillicutty (17:34), Chris Masters (19:09), David Otunga (20:44), Tyler Reks (22:16), WWE Tag Team Champion Vladimir Kozlov (23:40), R-Truth (25:10), the Great Khali (escorted by Runjin Singh) (27:06), Mason Ryan (28:04) (Ryan's TV in-ring debut), Booker T (29:51) (Booker's first appearance after a 3-year absence), John Cena (32:13), Hornswoggle (34:13), Tyson Kidd (36:13), Heath Slater (37:45), WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston (39:38), Jack Swagger (40:53), Sheamus (42:30), Rey Mysterio Jr. (44:26), Wade Barrett (46:13), Dolph Ziggler (47:40), Diesel (49:37) (Kevin Nash's first appearance after a 7-year absence); there were numerous chants of "Let's go, Diesel" while he was in the ring; Drew McIntyre (50:32), Alex Riley (52:12) (escorted by WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, who joined the commentary team), the Big Show (53:04); Show and Diesel stopped and stared at each other as Diesel headed backstage after his elimination; Ezekiel Jackson (55:20), WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella (56:57), Alberto Del Rio (1:00:19), Randy Orton (1:00:20), and Kane (1:01:52)
Order of elimination: Gabriel by Bryan via a back suplex after Gabriel failed a 450 splash on Punk (2:34); Ryder by Bryan via a hiptoss (3:11); Regal by Dibiase after Regal knocked Morrison off the apron, with Morrison catching himself on the barricade and jumping back onto the ring steps to avoid elimination (8:52); Chavo by Henry via a press slam after catching Chavo coming off the top (15:05); Tatsu by Henry via a clothesline (15:35); JTG by McGillicutty via a dropkick as JTG was on the apron (18:00); Dibiase by Harris & McGillicutty via a double backdrop (18:51); Bryan by Punk (20:56); Masters by Punk (21:06); Morrison by Punk, Harris, McGillicutty, & Otunga as Morrison was on the apron (21:24); Henry by Punk, Otunga, McGillicutty, & Harris (21:49); Reks by Punk (22:50); Kozlov by Punk (24:20); Truth by Punk (24:40); Harris by Khali (27:25); Khali by Ryan (28:22); Booker by Ryan (30:59); Ryan by Cena when Cena pulled down the top rope (32:34); Otunga & McGillicutty by Cena via a double clothesline (32:41); Punk by Cena via a FU to the floor (35:22); Kidd by Cena after Kidd sustained a FU from Hornswoggle (37:05); Slater by Cena after Hornswoggle hit the frog splash on Slater (38:42); Hornswoggle by Sheamus via a boot to the face as Hornswoggle was on the top rope (43:52); Swagger by Mysterio via a 619, knocking Swagger off the apron (45:44); Diesel by Barrett via a boot to the face after Diesel missed his own boot to the face and crotched himself on the top rope (52:21); Diesel received several loud chants from the crowd after his elimination; Ziggler by Show (53:42); McIntyre by Show (55:18); Riley by Cena & Kingston (55:28); Show by Jackson (55:35); Kingston by Orton after hitting the RKO (1:00:43); Sheamus by Orton via a clothesline (1:00:48); Jackson by Kane via pulling down the top rope (1:02:34); Kane by Mysterio via a headscissors over the top rope (1:03:28); Mysterio by Barrett via a knee to the back as Mysterio was on the apron (1:03:34); Cena by the Miz behind the referee's back after Cena fought off an interfering Riley (1:06:31); after the elimination, Cena confronted Michael Cole at the commentary table before then going backstage; Barrett by Orton (1:08:37); Orton by Del Rio (1:08:40); many believed the match was over, not realizing Marella had been knocked between the ropes several minutes earlier and had not been eliminated; as referee Charles Robinson told referee Mike Chioda that Marella was still in the match, Marella came to his senses in the ring and hit the Cobra on Del Rio as the match continued; Marella by Del Rio

WWE @ Providence, RI - Dunkin Donuts Center - January 31, 2011
William Regal defeated Johnny Curtis; Nunzio was the referee for the bout
Raw - featured an opening in-ring celebration of Alberto Del Rio's Royal Rumble victory, with Ricardo Rodriguez as Del Rio's ring announcer and several mariachi musicians and dancers filling the ring; moments later, after Del Rio drove out, he cut an in-ring promo telling the fans he told them that it was his destiny to win the match and then said he knew who he would face at WrestleMania; as he prepared to say, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, interrupted and congratulated Del Rio on the win before saying he hoped Del Rio would face him at WrestleMania; Miz then said World Heavyweight Champion Edge would probably lose his title at the Elimination Chamber, before saying Edge was making fun of Del Rio after the show last night; Riley then said he heard Edge compare Del Rio to a second rate JBL and Tito Santana; Del Rio said he knew Miz was trying to convince him to face Edge instead of Miz, with Miz saying Edge knew Del Rio injured Christian and he was intimidated by him; Edge then came out and said he didn't like Del Rio but would tell Del Rio to his face if he was saying all that Miz and Riley claimed, then adding he would keep the belt once WrestleMania was over; Del Rio responded by saying he would have Edge's title at WrestleMania, with Edge decking Del Rio before scaring Miz & Riley from the ring; Del Rio then kicked Edge and smashed one of the mariachi guitars over the champion before locking him in the armbreaker; as referees tended to Edge in the ring, Del Rio briefly picked up Edge's title belt before leaving ringside with Rodriguez; included a segment in which Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated seven men would compete in a Raw Rumble match later in the show, with the winner challenging Miz at the Elimination Chamber and the other six competing in the Elimination Chamber match - John Cena, CM Punk, Randy Orton, Sheamus, R-Truth, Jerry Lawler, and John Morrison; featured a segment in which Ted Dibiase Jr., alongside Maryse, came out and said Lawler's career was over and he should give Dibiase his spot in the Raw Rumble later in the show and step aside for the new generation; Cole interrupted by saying Lawler's ego wouldn't allow that to happen, with Lawler saying he had yet to compete in a WrestleMania match and he would already be the WWE World Champion if not for Cole's interference; after Lawler said he would win the Raw Rumble, Dibiase landed a cheap shot; moments later, Maryse slapped Dibiase and walked off, allowing Lawler to deck Dibiase at ringside; included a vignette showing a man walking through the rain to a cabin, with the date "2 21 11" then appearing; featured an ad promoting WWE 2011 Hall of Fame tickets on sale; included a WrestleMania 27 ad to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured the announcement Steve Austin would host the return of Tough Enough; included a segment in which Vickie Guerrero came out to the entrance stage and said Edge would defend his title Friday on Smackdown in a way that the title has never before been defended; featured an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010; included the world premiere of the trailer for 'The Chaperone,' starring Triple H; featured the announcement Edge & Kelly Kelly would face Dolph Ziggler, Michelle McCool, & Layla in a handicap match on Smackdown with the World Heavyweight Title at stake in the match:
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella (w/ Tamina) & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Husky Harris & Michael McGillicutty at 8:11 when Santino pinned Harris with the Cobra; after the bout, Randy Orton ran out and dropped both Harris & McGillicutty with the RKO; moments later, Orton prepared to kick Harris in the head until CM Punk, alongside David Otunga & Mason Ryan, appeared at the entrance stage and told Orton he didn't really want to hurt Husky because of the consequences; Orton then stared up at Punk, eventually smiled, and then kicked Harris before escaping through the crowd as the remainder of Nexus swarmed ringside; moments later, Orton watched from the crowd as Nexus tended to Harris in the ring
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Gail Kim) defeated Tyson Kidd in a non-title match via submission with the LeBell Lock at 1:48; Brie & Nikki Bella provided guest commentary for the match; after the bout, Bryan and Gail kissed in the ring before they were confronted by the Bellas, with Bryan and referees having to pull the women apart
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) in a non-title match with the spear at 8:54 after John Cena appeared in the press box and led the crowd in chanting "Miz is awful;" after the match, Michael Cole left the broadcast table to tell Riley to go deal with Cena
Michelle McCool & Layla defeated WWE Divas Champion Eve & Natalya Neidhart at 2:42 when Layla pinned Eve with the Facelift after McCool kicked Eve in the face behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, footage was shown from earlier in the day of McCool & Layla making up after their miscommunication at the Royal Rumble (debut of Layla's move)
Mark Henry & the Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso in a dance off; Josh Matthews provided guest commentary for the match, subbing for Jerry Lawler; following the ring entrances, Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated he would rather see them in a dance off than their scheduled match, so as to give the Usos more of a chance; after the fans chose Henry & Khali as the winner, the Usos attacked them before sustaining the tree slam and powerslam, respectively; after hitting the tree slam, Khali made a cover on his opponent
Jerry Lawler won a 7-man Raw Rumble match by last eliminating Sheamus at 18:18; order of entry: John Morrison (0:00), Sheamus (0:00), John Cena (1:59), CM Punk (3:27), R-Truth (4:46), Jerry Lawler (6:35), and Randy Orton (8:38); following Orton's appearance, he pulled a hiding Punk out from underneath the ring and assaulted him on the ring before throwing him into the ring; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE World Title at the Elimination Chamber while the remaining men would compete in the Elimination Chamber match; order of elimination: Punk by Orton via a clothesline (8:52); Orton by Truth (8:54); Truth by Cena following a FU over the top as Cena had both Truth and Morrison hoisted (9:13); Morrison by Sheamus via a boot to the face as Morrison was on the apron (16:49); Cena by Lawler after Sheamus rammed Lawler into Cena, on the apron, knocking him to the floor (18:07); Sheamus by Lawler after Cena pulled down the top rope as Sheamus missed a boot to the face, with Sheamus falling out to the floor; WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin and Alex Riley were shown watching on backstage as Lawler and Cena celebrated after the match
WWE Superstars - 2/3/11 - included the trailer for 'The Chaperone,' starring Triple H; featured a WrestleMania 27 ad to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" included an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read fans from 30 countries and all 50 states had already bought tickets for WrestleMania 27; included a vignette of Alberto Del Rio; featured a vignette showing a man walking through the rain to a cabin, with the date "2 21 11" then appearing; included the Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks vs. JTG & Trent Barretta match taped 2/1/11 in Long Island, NY:
David Hart Smith & Yoshi Tatsu defeated Primo Colon & Zack Ryder at 11:39 when Tatsu pinned Ryder with a kick to the back of the head; prior to the bout, Ryder & Primo, wearing matching sunglasses, cut an in-ring promo about being the only undefeated tag team in WWE; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
Melina pinned Tamina at 4:57 with the Sunset Split; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match

WWE @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - February 1, 2011 (6,500)
Percy Watson defeated an unknown
Johnny Curtis defeated Brodus Clay via disqualification in an arm wrestling contest
Chris Masters defeated Byron Saxton
Brodus Clay defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan & Derrick Bateman defeated R-Truth & Johnny Curtis
WWE Superstars - 2/3/11: Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks defeated JTG & Trent Barretta at 13:15 when Hawkins pinned Barretta with the elbow drop off the top; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match; after the bout, Reks attacked his partner and dropped him with the Burning Hammer
Smackdown! - 2/4/11 - a WrestleMania pinata was hung above the ring, noting the Royal Rumble victory of Alberto Del Rio; featured an opening segment in which Booker T was introduced, with Booker climbing in the ring, doing the Spinarooni, and then joining the broadcast team of Michael Cole & Josh Matthews; moments later, Vickie Guerrero & Dolph Ziggler came to the ring, with Vickie saying she had set up several qualifying matches to determine which Smackdown stars would be part of the Elimination Chamber match; Vickie then noted Ziggler, Michelle McCool, & Layla would face World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Kelly Kelly later in the show, with the world title at stake, before demanding that Kelly come to the ring; Vickie then said Kelly was the reason and distraction that Ziggler wasn't already champion, then saying she would cost Edge the title; Kelly replied by saying she knew Vickie was going through her stuff backstage and she could very well quit rather than continue to deal with Vickie; Ziggler interrupted to show a still photo of Edge using the illegal spear after Kelly's interference, then calling himself the uncrowned world champion; Ziggler then ordered Kelly to leave the ring, with Kelly then fighting with Vickie, McCool & Layla running out, and then Edge coming out to make the save and help clear the ring; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown has been the #1 show on SyFy every week since its debut in the fall; featured an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010; included a vignette showing a man walking through the rain to a cabin, with the date "2 21 11" then appearing; featured a backstage segment with Edge & Kelly in which they discussed their upcoming tag team match, with Kelly getting upset that Edge didn't have faith in her and walking off; included an in-ring segment in which Hornswoggle and Rosa Mendes threw T-shirts to the crowd, including Booker T, before Ricardo Rodriguez interrupted from the entrance stage and introduced Del Rio, who then drove out; moments later, Del Rio and Rodriguez joined Hornswoggle and Rosa in the ring, bragged about his Royal Rumble win, and then told Hornswoggle about the pinata above the ring that was full of candy and toys for him; after Hornswoggle was blindfolded, he accidentally struck Del Rio with the pinata stick, with Del Rio then kicking Hornswoggle in the head and assaulting him until WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston ran out and cleared Del Rio from the ring; Rodriguez then distracted Kingston, allowing Del Rio to attack Kingston from behind and smash the pinata stick across his back before locking him in the armbreaker; several referees then ran out to pull Del Rio away and tend to Kingston; featured the announcement that Booker T would also be a coach, alongside Steve Austin, for the upcoming season of Tough Enough; included the trailer for 'The Chaperone,' starring Triple H; featured a WrestleMania 27 ad to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars":
Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) in a non-title match at 3:06 when Gabriel pinned Kozlov with the 450 splash after Slater dropped Kozlov with a reverse DDT
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: Drew McIntyre pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 13:01 with a kick to the knee and the Future Shock after Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez appeared on the big screen, with Del Rio winking at Kingston and distracting him; prior to the bout, it was announced that Dolph Ziggler would receive a bye into the Elimination Chamber match
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Jack Swagger at 10:21 with a kick and roll up after reversing the ankle lock and sending Swagger into the corner; prior to the bout, Michael Cole noted that Cody Rhodes would undergo facial reconstruction surgery after the injury he sustained from Mysterio two weeks prior
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: Kane pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the chokeslam at 1:03 after catching Guerrero with a choke as he attempted the frog splash
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: Wade Barrett (w/ Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel) pinned the Big Show at 1:58, moments after Jackson attacked Show as the referee was knocked down; after the match, Show attempted to attack Corre but sustained a bodyslam from Jackson; Jackson then took the mic and cut a promo while looking at Show
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Kelly Kelly defeated Dolph Ziggler, Michelle McCool, & Layla (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a handicap match at 10:12 when Kelly pinned Layla with the spear; stipulations stated Edge's title was at stake in the match and that he would be stripped of the championship if he used the spear; after the bout, Vickie entered the ring and fired Kelly before ordering her from ringside; moments later, as Kelly cried and walked up the ramp, Vickie told Edge he would defend against Ziggler the following week with herself as the referee; Ziggler then came up behind Edge and dropped him with the Zig Zag to end the show
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Kane & Alberto Del Rio

WWE (Raw) @ Minneapolis, MN - Target Center - February 4, 2011 (5,700)
Mark Henry defeated Zack Ryder
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga (w/ Mason Ryan) when Marella pinned McGillicutty with the Cobra; after the bout, Nexus attacked the champions
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Primo Colon with the kick to the head; prior to the bout, the Raw GM ordered them to participate in a dance-off
John Morrison pinned Sheamus with the knee to the head
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock after Dibiase became distracted by Maryse and Gail Kim fighting on the floor
WWE Divas Champion Eve & Tamina defeated Melina & Alicia Fox when Eve pinned Alicia
John Cena defeated CM Punk in a streetfight via submission with the STFU; the fans chose the stipulation over a Best 2 out of 3 falls match
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin pinned Randy Orton with the Skull Crushing Finale after Alex Riley distracted the challenger
Randy Orton defeated Alex Riley (w/ WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin) in a lights out match at around the 1-minute mark with the RKO; after the bout, Orton dropped Miz with the RKO as well

WWE (Raw) @ Rochester, MN - Mayo Civic Center - February 5, 2011 (3,200)
John Cena did not appear as advertised and refunds were offered
R-Truth defeated Zack Ryder
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
WWE Divas Champion Eve, Gail Kim, & Tamina defeated Melina, Maryse, & Alicia Fox
John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a streetfight; ; the fans chose the stipulation over a Best 2 out of 3 falls match
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Primo Colon
CM Punk defeated Mark Henry
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton
Randy Orton defeated Alex Riley in a lights out match

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Toronto, Ontario - Ricoh Coliseum - February 5, 2011 (6,200)
Debut at the venue
Kane won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC Title later in the show; other participants included: Curt Hawkins, Trent Barretta, JTG, Chris Masters, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Percy Watson, Drew McIntyre, Justin Gabriel, Ezekiel Jackson, and Heath Slater
Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated Kaitlyn & Layla
Alberto Del Rio defeated Chris Masters via submission with the armbreaker
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Kane
Jack Swagger defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via submission with the ankle lock
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Wade Barrett; after the bout, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, & Barrett attacked Mysterio until other wrestlers made the save
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Dolph Ziggler in a streetfight with the spear; after the bout, Edge took the mic and cut a promo saying he hoped the following year's WrestleMania would be held in Toronto so he could end his career in the same place it started

WWE (Raw) @ Madison, WI - Alliant Energy Center - February 6, 2011 (matinee)
Moved to 5/28/11

WWE (Raw & Smackdown) @ Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center - February 6, 2011 (matinee) (7,300)
Pre-Game Pandemonium
John Cena defeated CM Punk via submission with the STFU; the match went on first so Cena could fly to the SuperBowl that same afternoon
Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated Layla & Kaitlyn
Kane won a battle royal; other participants included: JTG, Chris Masters, Trent Barretta, Percy Watson, Alex Riley, Drew McIntyre, Curt Hawkins, R-Truth, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, and Hornswoggle; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC Title later in the show
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton after Alex Riley interfered
Alberto Del Rio defeated Rey Mysterio Jr.; after the match, Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel attacked Mysterio until other wrestlers made the save
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Kane
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Dolph Ziggler in a streetfight with the spear

WWE @ Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center - February 7, 2011 (5,600)
Percy Watson pinned Zack Ryder
Raw - featured an opening statement from Vince McMahon at the entrance stage in which he congratulated Wisconsin on their SuperBowl win the night before and said WrestleMania would have a guest host and that person would be revealed the following week; moments later, Randy Orton came out to the ring and cut a promo on CM Punk saying that Orton putting Husky Harris on the sidelines did not make them even; Punk then came out to the entrance stage, sat down, and showed footage of Orton kicking him in the head at Unforgiven 08, which cost Punk the World Heavyweight Title, to explain why he cost Orton the WWE World Title at the Royal Rumble; Punk then said that as long as the two were on the same show Orton would never again be WWE World Champion, then saying he would eliminate Orton before the pay-per-view, with Nexus then coming out to the ring and triple teaming Orton; David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, and Mason Ryan then held Orton for Punk but Orton briefly broke loose; the crowd chanted "Cena," as Punk, with a bloody nose, had Orton hoisted on his shoulders so he could hit the Go To Sleep; included footage from the commercial break in which the Raw GM, through Michael Cole, announced that Nexus would compete in one-on-one matches throughout the night, culminating with Punk vs. John Cena; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people attended live events in 2010 than the SuperBowl, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, and X Games combined; included a backstage segment in which Punk yelled at Ryan for losing his match before congratulating him for what he did, then telling the rest of Nexus to go out and hurt people; Otunga then questioned his match against Sheamus, with Punk telling Otunga to have faith; featured a vignette of a cabin in the rain, with a figure then shown outside before "2 21 11" appeared and Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" played; included still photos of the Green Bay Packers celebrating with a replica World Heavyweight Title the night before; featured a video package on the Elimination Chamber match; included an in-ring promo by WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, in which he asked Riley to leave the ring before inviting Jerry Lawler into the ring to talk with his new #1 contender; Miz then said he was rooting for Lawler the week before because he saw Lawler as a mirror image of himself, then calling himself a modern day Lawler; Lawler responded by saying he was original and didn't pattern his career after anyone, with Miz then showing footage from the previous week of Lawler landing a cheap shot on Ted Dibiase Jr. at ringside; Lawler then said it was a lifelong dream of his to compete at WrestleMania and he would be the WWE World Champion, then leading the crowd to chant "awful" at the Miz; Miz then attempted to attack Lawler but Lawler fought him off before throwing Riley to the floor; Dibiase then ran out and helped Miz in double teaming Lawler until WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan made the save; Cole then received an e-mail from the Raw GM that ordered Lawler & Bryan to face Miz & Dibiase immediately; featured an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown has been the #1 show on SyFy every week since its debut in the fall; featured a trailer for "The Chaperone":
R-Truth defeated Mason Ryan via reverse decision; Ryan originally won at 2:28 via submission with the Brock Lock but the referee changed the call after he continued to assault Truth after the match and repeatedly reapplied the hold; following his entrance, Truth accidentally said "Green Bay" instead of Milwaukee before asking "What's up?"; early in the bout, fans responded by chanting "Milwaukee," which was spurred on by Michael Cole at the commentary table; after the contest, Ryan kept the hold applied before going to the floor and grabbing a steel chair, which was taken away by the referee; Ryan then returned to the ring, as the fans continued to chant "Milwaukee," and reapplied the hold
WWE Divas Champion Eve, Tamina, & Gail Kim defeated Melina, Brie & Nikki Bella at 2:24 when Eve pinned Melina with a neckbreaker; Natalya Neidhart provided guest commentary for the match; prior to the bout, it was noted Natalya would challenge WWE Divas Champion Eve the following week
John Morrison pinned Michael McGillicutty with Starship Pain at 2:32; after the bout, CM Punk came up behind Morrison at the entrance stage, sprayed him in the eyes with an aerosol can, and kicked him in the head; moments later, referees and trainers ran out to tend to Morrison
Jerry Lawler & WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) & Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Maryse) in an impromptu match at 9:07 when Lawler pinned Dibiase with the fistdrop off the middle turnbuckle; Riley provided guest commentary for the match, subbing for Lawler; after the bout, Lawler returned to commentary duties
Sheamus fought David Otunga to a no contest; prior to the bout, Josh Matthews interrupted Sheamus's entrance to ask him about comments Mark Henry made earlier in the night saying Sheamus shouldn't be in the Elimination Chamber and should be replaced; Sheamus responded by saying Henry's been in the WWE 13 years and has never come close to the WWE Title and it was doubtful Henry could fit in the chamber pods; after Otunga's entrance, Henry came out and fought with Sheamus in the ring; moments later, Sheamus knocked Otunga off the top to the floor, with Henry then twice dropping Sheamus with the powerslam; after Henry left ringside, Otunga stood over Sheamus and raised his hand as the rest of Nexus was shown watching on backstage
Alberto Del Rio defeated WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella via submission with the armbreaker at 2:58; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer; prior to the match, Del Rio bragged about his Royal Rumble victory and said Santino thought he actually had a chance to eliminate Del Rio in the match; during the bout, it was noted WWE Tag Team Champion Vladimir Kozlov was not in the arena because he was still recovering from injuries sustained by the Corre on Smackdown
CM Punk defeated John Cena via disqualification at 4:49 when Cena landed a low blow; after the bout, Jerry Lawler left the broadcast table to hand Cena a steel chair, which he then used to assault David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty as Mason Ryan tended to Punk on the floor; prior to the entrances, Vickie Guerrero & Dolph Ziggler came out and cut a promo in which Vickie said Ziggler would enter the Elimination Chamber as the new World Heavyweight Champion and that he would beat Edge for the title on Smackdown; moments later, Cena interrupted and said the segment was more embarrasing than Christina Aguilera butchering the national anthem, then eventually mocked Vickie, while at the same time praising the Packers, until Vickie and Ziggler walked out; Cena then discussed the attacks earlier in the night from Nexus and said he would walk into the Elimination Chamber in one piece and would walk out with a ticket to WrestleMania
WWE Superstars - 2/10/11 - included the Tyler Reks vs. Curt Hawkins and Jack Swagger vs. Trent Barretta matches taped 2/8/11 in Green Bay, WI; featured a trailer for 'The Chaperone;' included a vignette of a cabin in the rain, with a figure then shown outside before "2 21 11" appeared and Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" played; featured an ad promoting 2011 WWE Hall of Fame tickets; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has published 23 books that have been New York Times bestsellers; featured a video package on the Elimination Chamber match; included an ad promoting The Best of Raw 2010:
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox via submission with the Sharpshooter at 6:32; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout
The Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso in a handicap match at 2:01 following the tree slam; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the show: John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk; Michael Cole was the guest referee for the bout but was chased off near the end of the match, with another referee coming out to count the pinfall

WWE @ Green Bay, WI - Resch Center - February 8, 2011
NXT:
Derrick Bateman defeated Byron Saxton
Brodus Clay defeated Johnny Curtis
WWE Superstars - 2/10/11: Tyler Reks pinned Curt Hawkins at 3:22 with the Burning Hammer after Reks hit a fireman's carry off the top which dropped Hawkins throat-first across the top rope; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 2/10/11: Jack Swagger defeated Trent Barreta via submission with the ankle lock at 2:55; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 2/11/11 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez introduced Alberto Del Rio, with Del Rio driving out and entering the ring, decorated with flowers and balloons; Del Rio then cut a promo about the various things he love before saying he loved destiny the most; Del Rio then insulted the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers, many of whom were shown sitting ringside, before saying he would become World Heavyweight Champion; WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston then interrupted, mentioned Del Rio beating him the previous week with a kendo stick, and then pulled a kendo stick out from under the ring before cornering Del Rio with it; Kingston held off from hitting Del Rio before eventually winking at him, repeatedly hitting him with the weapon, and then destroying the various props in the ring; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Edge regarding his title defense later in the show against Dolph Ziggler with Vickie Guerrero as the guest referee, with Edge saying he didn't know how he would retain the title; featured a trailer for 'The Chaperone;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the Elimination Chamber weighs more than 16 tons - heavier than two adult male elephants and the combined weight of every WWE superstar; featured footage of Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rogers being presented with a WWE spinner belt during 'The David Letterman Show;' included a vignette of a cabin in the rain, with a figure then shown outside before "2 21 11" appeared and Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" played; featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Rey Mysterio Jr. regarding the broken nose of Cody Rhodes, with Mysterio saying it was an accident and then mocking Rhodes complaining about the injury before commenting on his upcoming match against Wade Barrett and the Elimination Chamber; included the announcement that the following week's 600th episode would feature Edge, Mysterio, John Morrison, R-Truth, Randy Orton, & John Cena vs. CM Punk, Kane, Dolph Ziggler, Wade Barrett, Drew McIntyre, & Sheamus; featured an ad proomting The Best of Raw 2010; included a WrestleMania 27 ad to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured a video package on the Elimination Chamber match; included a backstage segment in which Michelle McCool & Layla complained about not being the WWE Divas Champion, with Vickie Guerrero then appearing and saying they let her down the previous week; Ziggler then appeared and said Layla was the reason he wasn't already champion; after Vickie and Ziggler left, Layla became upset with McCool for not sticking up for her; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 25,000 autographs would be signed during the four days of WWE Axxess:
Alberto Del Rio defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match via submission with the armbreaker at 4:53 after ramming Kingston's arm into the steel ring steps
Justin Gabriel (w/ Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, & Heath Slater) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Vladimir Kozlov (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella) with the 450 splash at 2:18 after blocking an elbow drop by lifting his knees; late in the bout, Santino hit the Cobra on an interfering Slater only to then be attacked by Gabriel; after the bout, Barrett hit the Wasteland on Santino before Jackson dropped Kozlov with the uranage
Drew McIntyre pinned Chris Masters with a reversal into the Future Shock at 1:56; prior to the bout, McIntyre took the mic and said World Heavyweight Champion Edge was to blame for Kelly Kelly being fired from Smackdown and that he wouldn't forget it
Wade Barrett pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 10:38 with a boot to the face and the Wasteland after Mysterio fought off an interfering Justin Gabriel; prior to the bout, Barrett cut an in-ring promo in which he said he would win the Elimination Chamber match and go to WrestleMania as the World Heavyweight Champion; after the match, Ezekiel Jackson and Heath Slater came out, with Mysterio being assaulted until Gabriel went up for the 450 splash; moments later, the Big Show ran out and fought off the Corre before dropping Barrett with the chokeslam; Show then attempted a double chokeslam on Slater and Gabriel until Jackson attacked Show from behind; moments later, Corre assaulted Show before Jackson dropped Show with a chokeslam
Kane pinned JTG with a clothesline off the top and the chokeslam at 1:50
WWE Divas Champion Eve pinned Layla (w/ Michelle McCool) in a non-title match at 2:55 with a roll over after Layla knocked the champion off the top and made the cover
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Dolph Ziggler at 7:13 when Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews ran out and counted the pinfall after Edge twice hit the spear on Ziggler, moments after guest referee Vickie Guerrero attempted the spear on Edge but injured herself in the process; prior to the bout, Vickie took the mic and ruled that Edge would be disqualified and would lose the title to Ziggler if the champion used the spear; Vickie didn't see the first spear, as she was hurt on the floor, but did see the second as she was being tended to and disputed the decision as the show went off the air; after the bout, Edge celebrated with his title as Matthews held up his own replica title belt

- 2/9/11: A press conference in Miami, FL announced that WrestleMania 28 would be held 4/1/12 at Sun Life Stadium. Among those at the press conference were Dan Marino, Vince McMahon, John Cena, the Big Show, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, Mark Henry, Kelly Kelly, Alberto Del Rio, and WWE Divas Champion Eve.

WWE (Raw) @ Vancouver, British Columbia - PNE Agrodome - February 11, 2011 (4,300; sell out)
Brie & Nikki Bella served as guest hostesses for the show
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Gail Kim) defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the LeBell Lock after reversing the Sharpshooter
Primo Colon pinned Zack Ryder; prior to the bout, the Raw GM ordered that the two have a sing-off
WWE Divas Champion Eve & Natalya Neidhart defeated Melina & Alicia Fox when Eve pinned Melina with a moonsault after Gail Kim countered the interference of Brie & Nikki Bella
David Hart Smith defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the Sharpshooter after Dibiase became distracted by Maryse, who came ringside and sat in Justin Roberts' lap; prior to the bout, the Raw GM had the two have a dance-off
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) defeated Mason Ryan & Michael McGillicutty (w/ David Otunga) when Marella pinned McGillicutty with the Cobra
CM Punk pinned Mark Henry after sending him into an unprotected turnbuckle
John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a streetfight with the knee to the head
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification when Nexus interfered as Orton attempted to kick Miz in the head; after the bout, CM Punk came out and said Orton would never again be WWE World Champion; moments later, Orton cleared the ring

WWE (Raw) @ Victoria, British Columbia - February 12, 2011 (2,300)
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd
Primo Colon defeated Zack Ryder
WWE Divas Champion Eve & Natalya Neidhart defeated Melina & Alicia Fox
David Hart Smith defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Mason Ryan & Michael McGillicutty
CM Punk pinned Mark Henry with a kick to the head
John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a streetfight
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification when Nexus interfered as Orton attempted to kick Miz in the head; after the bout, CM Punk came out and said Orton would never again be WWE World Champion; moments later, Orton cleared the ring

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Lubbock, TX - City Bank Coliseum - February 12, 2011 (5,800)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson; Swagger used the University of Oklahoma song as his entrance music
Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel defeated Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks and JTG & Percy Watson; stipulations stated the winners would be the #1 contenders to the WWE Tag Team Titles
Beth Phoenix pinned Layla with the Glam Slam
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Kane with the spin kick to the face
Drew McIntyre pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the Future Shock; Guerrero worked the match as a face
The Big Show pinned Wade Barrett with the chokeslam
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio & Dolph Ziggler when Edge pinned Ziggler with the spear after Mysterio hit the 619

WWE (Raw) @ Bakersfield, CA - Rabobank Arena - Febraury 13, 2011 (matinee) (5,300)
Brie & Nikki Bella served as guest hosts
WWE Tag Team Champion Santino Marella (w/ Tamina) defeated Michael McGillicutty (w/ David Otunga & Mason Ryan) via disqualification when Otunga & Ryan interfered as Marella attempted the Cobra; after the match, Primo Colon and WWE Tag Team Champion Vladimir Kozlov ran out to make the save; moments later, the Raw GM ruled that the match would continue as a six-man tag
Primo Colon, WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, & Mason Ryan after Otunga and McGillicutty sustained the Cobra from Marella and Primo
Ted Dibiase Jr. fought David Hart Smith to a no contest when Dibiase attacked Smith before the match and assaulted him at ringside; moments later, Dibiase cut an in-ring promo saying there was nobody backstage that could do anything about it
R-Truth pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. in an impromptu match with the What's Up after Maryse came out and slapped Dibiase
John Morrison pinned Sheamus in a streetfight after hitting a running knee to the head as Sheamus sat in a chair in the ring; the stipulation was chosen by the audience over a Best 2 out of 3 falls match
WWE Divas Champion Eve & Natalya Neidhart defeated Melina & Alicia Fox after Gail Kim countered interference from Brie & Nikki Bella; prior to the bout, the Raw GM had Eve and Melina compete in a dance contest; after the fans chose Eve as the winner, the GM had the referee dance and he outperformed the women
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the LeBell Lock
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk after Cena dropped Miz with the FU and Orton dropped Punk with the RKO after chasing off an interfering Alex Riley

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Canyon, TX - February 13, 2011 (3,167)
Featured an in-ring promo by Terry Funk which was interrupted by Wade Barrett, Justin Gabriel, Heath Slater, & Ezekiel Jackson; moments later, the Big Show, WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston, Chris Masters, and Percy Watson ran out to make the save
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel defeated JTG & Percy Watson and Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Kane
Drew McIntyre defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
The Big Show defeated Wade Barrett
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio & Dolph Ziggler

WWE @ Anaheim, CA - Honda Center - February 14, 2011
Raw - featured Michael Cole & Josh Mattuews, sub. for Jerry Lawler whose mother passed away the day before, on commentary; included an in-ring segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez introduced Alberto Del Rio, with Del Rio cutting a promo about the upcoming Smackdown Elimination Chamber match; Del Rio said he didn't care who won the match because it was his destiny to be the World Heavyweight Champion at WrestleMania; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Edge interrupted, said he had his own destiny, and then assaulted Del Rio in the ring, eventually hitting the spear and knocking Del Rio off the apron to the floor; Vickie Guerrero then appeared and introduced Dolph Ziggler as the new World Heavyweight Champion after the Ziggler vs. Edge match the previous Smackdown; footage then aired of Vickie seeing Edge hit the spear during the match, when the move was barred, and the Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews making the pinfall; moments later, Vickie said Ziggler would have his coronation Friday on Smackdown and that she would prove Edge was responsible for the attack on Teddy Long and it would cost Edge his job; featured a vignette showing the Undertaker in a cabin during a rain storm, with Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" playing as "2 21 11" appeared on the screen; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read Raw airs live in the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, Italy, and for the first time, Germany; Rev Theory was shown in attendance; featured a backstage segment in which WWE Divas Champion Eve argued with Brie & Nikki Bella, with the Bellas attacking Eve until Natalya Neidhart and Gail Kim made the save, with referees then pulling the women apart; included a trailer for 'The Chaperone;' featured a backstage shot of WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley, with Michael Tarver shown in the background; included mention that Chris Jericho's "Undisputed" would be available Wednesday; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the Elimination Chamber weighs more than 16 tons - heavier than two adult male elephants and the combined weight of every WWE superstar; included an in-ring segment in which Ariel Winter, of 'The Chaperone,' introduced the Great Khali, alongside Runjin Singh, for the Khali Kiss Cam; Singh then said fans in the arena and people backstage would participate, which led to Maryse opting not to kiss Ted Dibiase Jr. but kissing Yoshi Tatsu, William Regal kissing Zack Ryder, and culminating with Ariel kissing Hornswoggle; featured a shot of a limo arriving to the arena, with the camera then capturing a woman stepping out as it was implied that would be the guest host for WrestleMania; included a closing segment in which Justin Roberts announced the guest host of WrestleMania, with the Rock walking out moments later; after several minutes of applause, the Rock said, after 7 years, he was back in Anaheim, back on Monday Night Raw, and back home; Rock then said he was back because of the fans and "I am never, ever going away;" moments later, Rock said he called Vince McMahon about hosting WrestleMania but Vince said he wanted Justin Beiber in the role; Rock then said he would lay the smackdown at WrestleMania but didn't know who it would be against, first saying perhaps the Miz; as Rock mentioned another man he would like to see, Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM, with Rock then berating Cole and telling him to sit down; Rock then gave his Facebook address, and it appeared on screen, and said he would post a photo of him beating Cole up if he read the e-mail; Rock then said there was another man he wanted to see because he talked trash about the Rock, that being Cena; Rock then made fun of Cena's "You can't see me" before ending the segment by leading the crowd in chanting "If you smell what the Rock is cooking" (Rock's surprise return after a 7-year absence):
CM Punk pinned John Cena with the Go To Sleep at 10:37 after hitting him with a wrench behind the referee's back as the referee took away a steel chair Punk slid in the ring moments earlier; prior to the bout, Cena cut an in-ring promo about who the guest host will be for WrestleMania, noting Lady Gaga was a frontrunner before saying his theory was Michael Cole, then explaining his theory by making fun of Cole; Cena then discussed his wanting to go to WrestleMania and the upcoming Elimination Chamber before Punk interrupted from the entrance stage, cutting his own promo as he came to the ring; stipulations stated Nexus was banned from ringside for the bout and that if any of the other Elimination Chamber participants interfered then they would be taken out of the match; during the match, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised live coverage of the Westminster Dog Show on CNBC; both the wrench and chair were given to Punk by an unseen Nexus member shown hiding underneath the ring
WWE Divas Champion Eve pinned Natalya Neidhart in a lumberjack match at 3:38 by blocking an Oklahoma side roll; lumberjacks for the match included Brie & Nikki Bella, Tamina, Maryse, Alicia Fox, Melina, and Gail Kim; after the bout, the two shook hands
Sheamus fought Mark Henry to a no contest when Sheamus attacked Henry from behind before the match and then kicked him in the face; moments later, Sheamus took the mic and said Henry was an example for the other Elimination Chamber participants and he would do the same to Randy Orton later in the show; as Henry was tended to by referees, Sheamus kicked him in the face a second time
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) pinned WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan in a non-title match at 11:58 with the Skull Crushing Finale after blocking a victory roll and throwing Bryan face-first to the mat; Riley joined the commentary team for the bout; during the match, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised live coverage of the Westminster Dog Show on CNBC; after the contest, Miz cut an in-ring promo in which he gave his condolences to Jerry Lawler's mother passing away, then saying he hoped Lawler doesn't use it as an excuse for losing Sunday at the Elimination Chamber
John Morrison & R-Truth defeated Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga (w/ Mason Ryan) at 4:17 when Morrison pinned McGillicutty with a running knee to the head after Morrison hiptossed Truth onto Ryan on the floor; Morrison's face was visibly red after being sprayed in the face by CM Punk the previous week; after the match, Morrison & Truth fought off Ryan and cleared him from the ring
Randy Orton pinned Sheamus with the RKO at 4:56; during the match, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised live coverage of the Westminster Dog Show on CNBC; after the bout, Nexus ran out and attacked Orton, with John Morrison, R-Truth, and John Cena then coming out and brawling with Nexus; moments later, Orton dropped Otunga and McGillicutty with the RKO and Cena dropped Punk with the FU
WWE Superstars - 2/17/11 - featured the Chris Masters vs. Tyler Reks match taped 2/15/11 in San Diego, CA; included a "Did you know?" graphic that said John Cena, the fans, and Delta Airlines raised more than 4.3 million frequent flier miles for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, enough to send 10 kids around the world 15 times; featured several minutes from Raw's in-ring promo by the Rock; included an ad promoting the following night's 600th episode of Smackdown; featured a trailer for 'The Chaperone':
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated David Hart Smith & Yoshi Tatsu at 10:07 when Jimmy pinned Smith with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage after the Usos switched places behind the referee's back and Smith was rammed shoulder-first into the ringpost; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) defeated Zack Ryder & Primo Colon in a non-title match at 10:29 when Marella pinned Primo with the Cobra; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
Dark match after the show: John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk; Michael Cole was the guest referee for the bout

WWE @ San Diego, CA - Sports Arena - February 15, 2011 (4,899)
Percy Watson defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Brodus Clay defeated R-Truth
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Derrick Bateman
Smackdown! - 2/18/11 - 600th episode - featured a "Did you know?" graphic that said Smackdown, since its premiere in 1999, has been watched more than 3 billion times in the U.S. alone; included footage from earlier in the week of Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Cody Rhodes regarding his injury and facial reconstruction; Rhodes was then shown, partially in shadows, wearing a clear protective mask and said his career was hurt by Rey Mysterio Jr. but his doctors had finally cleared him for travel; Rhodes then said he would have an announcement the following week; featured a vignette showing the Undertaker in a cabin during a rain storm, with Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" playing as "2 21 11" appeared on the screen; included a video package recapping the first episode of Smackdown on 8/26/99 that included WWF World Champion Triple H beating the Rock after guest referee Shawn Michaels hit the superkick on Rock; featured a trailer for 'The Chaperone;' included several minutes from Raw's in-ring promo by the Rock; featured a video package on the 9/13/01 episode of Smackdown, held in the aftermath of 9/11; included a list of the top longest running episodic TV shows in history - My Three Sons, Bonanza, Ozzie and Harriet, Death Valley Days, Law and Order, The Simpsons, Lassie, Smackdown, Gunsmoke, and Raw; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown has aired more episodes than Seinfeld, Scrubs, and Friends combined; included a video package of Eddie Guerrero's WWE World Title celebration on the 2/19/04 episode; featured footage of Steve Austin attacking Booker T in a grocery store during the 12/13/01 episode:
John Cena, World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio Jr., John Morrison, & R-Truth defeated CM Punk, Dolph Ziggler, Kane, Drew McIntyre, Wade Barrett, & Sheamus at 20:14 when Edge pinned Ziggler with the spear after Mysterio hit a simultaneous 619 on Ziggler and Barrett; after the match, Vickie Guerrero came out to the entrance stage and ordered him to hand over the title belt, citing he was no longer the champion after using the spear on Ziggler the previous week after it was ruled the move was banned; Vickie then claimed Edge was the one who assaulted Teddy Long and fired him as a result
Maryse & Layla (w/ Michelle McCool) defeated WWE Divas Champion Eve & Beth Phoenix at 2:28 when Layla pinned Eve after double kicks to the face by Maryse & Layla after Phoenix attacked an interfering McCool; McCool provided guest commentary for the match, during which it was noted she was suffering from a foot injury
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 10:10 with the Skull Crushing Finale after Kingston became distracted by Alberto Del Rio at ringside after Del Rio hit Kingston with his towel from the floor; after the contest, Del Rio climbed in the ring and laughed at Kingston, laid out unconscious
WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater via disqualification at 2:00 when Wade Barrett & Ezekiel Jackson, who came ringside early in the match, interfered after Marella hit the Cobra on Gabriel; moments later, the Big Show ran out and cleared Corre from the ring before challenging Jackson to a fight; Jackson went to get in the ring but was convinced otherwise by the other members of Corre
Edge pinned World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) to win the title in an impromptu match with the spear at 3:03; prior to the bout, Vickie announced Ziggler as the new World Heavyweight Champion and presented him with the title belt as the crowd chanted "We want Edge;" moments later, Teddy Long walked out and said Vickie had the most to gain from Long's attack, then telling her to shut up when she tried to interrupt; Vickie then blurted out that the attack on Long was all Ziggler's fault, with Long saying he was back in charge, had the power to rehire Edge, and have Edge challenge Ziggler then and there for the title; after the contest, Long came back out and fired Ziggler; moments later, Edge took the mic and, as confetti fell from the rafters, led the crowd in singing "Hey hey hey, goodbye" to Ziggler (Long's surprise return after a month's absence)
WWE Superstars - 2/17/11: Chris Masters defeated Tyler Reks via submission with the full nelson at 4:41 after catching Reks coming off the top; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match

- 2/16/11: Chris Jericho's “Undisputed: How to Become the world champion in 1,372 easy steps" was released.

- 2/16/11: The funeral was held for Jerry Lawler's mother, Hazel. Among those in attendance were Brian Christopher, Bill Dundee, Jim Ross, Koko B. Ware, John Laurinaitis, and Doug Gilbert.

Elimination Chamber 2011 - Oakland, CA - Oracle Arena - February 20, 2011 (11,500)
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Josh Matthews, & Booker T on commentary; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Edge regarding his title defense in the Elimination Chamber later in the night; moments later, Drew McIntyre interrupted, said Edge didn't care that he was the reason Kelly Kelly was fired, and that he would take Edge's title; Edge replied by saying neither the title or Kelly would be seen with McIntyre; featured a video package on the Elimination Chamber; included a WrestleMania 27 ad promoting the Rock hosting the show to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Jerry Lawler regarding his upcoming match against WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, during which Lawler mentioned his mother passing away just a week earlier and it was his chance to go to WrestleMania; included an in-ring segment in which Booker T introduced Trish Stratus as one of the trainers for the upcoming season of 'Tough Enough,' which would begin the Monday after WrestleMania following Raw; Trish then said she was in the building to see Lawler win the WWE World Title; featured a trailer for 'The Chaperone;' included Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Miz, alongside Alex Riley, in which Miz said it wasn't 1983 or 1999 but rather 2011, the year of the Miz, and not that of Lawler or the Rock; featured an in-ring promo by Vickie Guerrero in which she addressed the firing of Dolph Ziggler Friday on Smackdown and said Ziggler's love for her drove him to assault Teddy Long; Vickie then pleaded with the fans to Facebook, Tweet, and contact Long to get Ziggler rehired; moments later, Long came out to the entrance stage and said he was in the hiring mood but didn't hire Ziggler back; Kelly Kelly then came out, chased Vickie around the ring, and assaulted her in the ring; moments later, Michelle McCool & Layla came out and attacked Kelly on the floor until Trish ran out to make the save; McCool & Layla then jumped Trish from behind but Trish eventually fought them off with a double springboard bulldog; included a vignette showing the Undertaker in a cabin during a rain storm, with Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" playing as "2 21 11" appeared on the screen; featured a backstage segment in which John Cena was shown eating a bowl of Fruity Pebbles; moments later, Grisham conducted an interview with him regarding the upcoming Elimination Chamber; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with CM Punk in which Punk bragged about his 3-0 streak over Cena and said he would win the Elimination Chamber:
Alberto Del Rio defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 10:28 via submission with the armbreaker after a neckbreaker off the top rope; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; following his entrance, Del Rio cut an in-ring promo noting six men would compete to see who would lose to him at WrestleMania and that Kingston could not stop his destiny; during the match there were dueling chants of "Del Rio" and "Let's go, Kofi"
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Kane, Drew McIntyre, Wade Barrett, Rey Mysterio Jr., and the Big Show (sub. for Dolph Ziggler) in an Elimination Chamber match at 31:30; order of entry: Edge, Mysterio, Barrett, Kane, McIntyre, and Show; order of elimination: Show pinned Barrett with a punch to the face at 18:49; Kane pinned Show with the chokeslam after Show sustained the 619 and spear at 20:54; Kane pinned McIntyre by catching him coming off the top and hitting the chokeslam at 21:09; Edge pinned Kane with the spear at 23:51 as Kane held Mysterio attempting a powerbomb; after the elimination, Kane dropped both Edge and Mysterio with the chokeslam; Edge pinned Mysterio with a spear as Mysterio came off the top; after the contest, Alberto Del Rio attacked Edge and locked him in the armbreaker, with Christian then running out, brawling with Del Rio and dropping him with the Killswitch before leaving the ring; moments later, Edge held the title belt in the air while looking down at Del Rio (Christian's surprise return) (You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge)
Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) to win the titles at 5:11 when Gabriel pinned Kozlov with the 450 splash after Slater dropped Kozlov with a reverse DDT
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin pinned Jerry Lawler with a kick to the head and the Skull Crushing Finale at 12:08; Alex Riley was in Miz's corner but was ejected at the 7-minute mark after the referee caught him trying to interfere; after the match, Michael Cole, who Lawler threw Miz into at the commentary table late in the bout, left the broadcast area to celebrate with Miz in the ring and shake his hand; after Miz left, Lawler stood in the ring and was met with loud chants of "Jerry" while Cole, on commentary said Lawler was an embarassment to himself and the WWE
John Cena defeated CM Punk, John Morrison, Sheamus, R-Truth, and Randy Orton in an Elimination Chamber at 33:12; order of entry: Sheamus, Morrison, Orton, Punk, Cena, Truth, and Punk (after a ruling from the Raw GM) order of elimination: Orton pinned Punk with the RKO at 9:01; after the elimination, Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that read Punk was not given a fair chance to compete due to the pod not opening as it should have and that Punk was reinstated in the match; Sheamus pinned Truth with the boot to the face at 17:31; Punk pinned Orton with the Go To Sleep at 21:33; Morrison pinned Sheamus at 25:18 after scaling up the cage and leaping down onto Sheamus; Punk pinned Morrison with the Go To Sleep at 32:51 after avoiding the Starship Pain; Cena pinned Punk with the FU to the steel floor outside the ring; during the match, there were numerous dueling chants of "Cena sucks" and "Let's go, Cena;" stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE World Title at WrestleMania; during the bout, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, was shown watching the match backstage; after the bout, Miz was shown holding up his title while watching Cena's celebration

WWE @ Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center - February 21, 2011 (11,000; sell out)
Santino Marella pinned Tyson Kidd
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Raw - included Michael Cole & Josh Matthews on commentary; featured an opening graphic advertising the "2 21 11" announcement coming in 59 minutes; the graphic reappeared throughout the first hour updating fans on the clock; included an in-ring promo by John Cena, interrupted early on by chants of "Rocky," in which Cena noted his winning the Elimination Chamber and earning a shot against WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin at WrestleMania; moments later, Cena addressed the comments made to him by the Rock the previous week, then showing a clip on the big screen, before saying he felt he had to respond to get it over with so he could move on and focus on the Miz; Cena then cut a battle rap on Rock, noting that the Rock made sure the fans "can't see him" for 7 years, that his mountain was "Brokeback" instead of Witch Mountain, and that it didn't matter what the Rock said; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 25,000 autographs would be signed by WWE superstars during the four days of Axxess at WrestleMania weekend; included a promo by WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, at the entrance stage in which he said the fans should be embarassed for how they jumped up and down the previous week for the Rock's return; Miz then noted the Rock's best line against him was to say he sucks, adding that he's heard worse from kindergarteners; Miz then made fun of Rock and Cena before Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated Miz & Cena would challenge WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel; featured a video package showing George Washington facing Abraham Lincoln in the new WWE All Stars video game; included the final countdown of the "2 21 11" clock, followed by a shot of the Undertaker walking out of the previously shown cabin once the clock hit zero and Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" played; moments later, Taker walked into the arena as his symbol appeared above the ring; before he was able to speak into the mic, Triple H came out; after several minutes of posing to the fans, Triple H confronted Taker, with both men then slowly turning and looking up at the WrestleMania sign above the ring; Taker then smirked at Triple H and began to walk off before stopping, turning around, and sliding his thumb across his throat; Triple H responded by giving a DX crotch chop (Undertaker's return after a 4-month absence; Triple H's surprise return after a 10-month absence); featured a WrestleMania 27 ad to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" included an ad promoting "The Big Show: A Giant's World;" featured the announcement that Miss USA Rima Fakih would be a participant on the upcoming season of Tough Enough; included a backstage segment in which Sheamus confronted WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan, with Gail Kim, before then walking off; featured a video package promoting Jim Duggan being inducted into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame and the announcement he would be inducted by Ted Dibiase; moments later, Cole left the broadcast table, entered the ring, and said he would interview Jerry Lawler; Cole then said he was a better commentator than Gordon Solie, Gorilla Monsoon, and Jim Ross and noted he was a former war correspondant and award-winning broadcast journalist, reminding the fans as well that Lawler couldn't fight him per order of the Raw GM; following the commercial break, Cole introduced Lawler and asked him several offensive questions regarding Lawler's loss at Elimination Chamber, ending by asking Lawler what it felt like to let his deceased mother down; Lawler then grabbed Cole by his jacket, eventually challenging Cole to a match at WrestleMania; Cole then called Lawler senile before saying he would never get him in the ring and returning to the broadcast table; Lawler followed him and continued to goad him until Cole threw water in Lawler's face and ran backstage; included a trailer promoting 'The Chaperone':
CM Punk pinned John Morrison at 2:51 with the Go To Sleep after kicking Morrison in his injured knee as Morrison attempted the running knee to the head; after the bout, Punk took the mic and called out "Randall Keith Orton" before saying he gave Nexus the night off; Punk then said that on Sept. 7, 2008, Orton made the choice to kick him in the skull and costing him the World Heavyweight Title and he didn't deserve to be at WrestleMania; Punk then said he would hurt Orton if Orton showed up to Raw the following week; moments later, Orton came out of the crowd, attacked Punk, and attempted the RKO before Punk slid to the floor; David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, and Mason Ryan then joined Punk on the floor, with Punk holding his men back as Orton stood alone in the ring
Alberto Del Rio fought WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston to a no contest in a non-title match; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; Kingston, his arm bandaged, initially attacked Del Rio from behind in the aisle but, after Rodriguez hit Kingston with his microphone, Del Rio assaulted Kingston's already injured arm before tearing off his bandage and locking him in the armbreaker on the floor; moments later, Kingston was attended to by the referee and a trainer until Del Rio ran back to ringside and shoved him arm-first into the barricade
Brie & Nikki Bella defeated WWE Divas Champion Eve & Gail Kim at 2:29 when Eve was pinned with an inside cradle after the Bellas switched places behind the referee's back
Mark Henry pinned Sheamus at 3:49 with the powerslam after Henry hit a splash in the corner, putting Sheamus against an unprotected turnbuckle
John Cena & WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Wade Barrett & Ezekiel Jackson) at 3:12 to win the titles when Miz pinned Gabriel with the Skull Crushing Finale; Josh Matthews & Jerry Lawler provided commentary for the bout after Michael Cole ran backstage before it began; after the match, Barrett took the mic and said the Corre was invoking their title rematch then and there; moments later, the Raw GM sent an e-mail, which Matthews read, that approved the title rematch
Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Wade Barrett & Ezekiel Jackson) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions John Cena & WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) to win the titles at 11:06 when Slater pinned Cena after Miz dropped his partner with the Skull Crushing Finale as Cena attempted to drop Slater with the FU
Dark match after the show: John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk after Cena hit the FU and Orton hit the RKO; Michael Cole was the guest referee for the bout until he was chased off by Jerry Lawler, who then took over referee duties

WWE @ Sacramento, CA - ARCO Arena - February 22, 2011
Percy Watson pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr.
WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater defeated Trent Barretta & JTG in a non-title match
Chris Masters defeated Tyler Reks
Johnny Curtis defeated Brodus clay and Derrick Bateman
Smackdown! - 2/25/11 - featured an opening backstage statement by Teddy Long in which he said he wasn't going to fire Vickie Guerrero for her actions but would instead have World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Kelly Kelly face Drew McIntyre & Vickie later in the show, with Vickie being fired if her team lost; included a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring the Rock to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read 23 books that have been New York Times bestsellers; included an ad promoting "The Big Show: A Giant's World;" featured a backstage segment in which Vickie tried to get into Long's office to convince him to call off her match; included several minutes of John Cena's promo against the Rock from Raw; featured a backstage segment with Vickie and Chavo Guerrero Jr. in which Vickie begged Chavo for help, with Chavo bringing up all the times she took advantage of him and then walking off; included an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' featured a look at the confrontation between the Undertaker and Triple H from Raw, followed by the official announcement the two would wrestle at WrestleMania; included the announcement the Undertaker would return to Smackdown the following week:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Kane at 10:33 with a reversal into a roll up as Kane caught Mysterio coming off the top; after the bout, Dusty Rhodes came out to the ring, hugged Mysterio, and took the mic saying he was disappointed in Cody Rhodes' behavior; Dusty then called for Cody to come out, with Cody then appearing wearing a suit and protective face mask, then arguing it was Mysterio's fault he wasn't at the Royal Rumble or Elimination Chamber; Dusty then said Cody had lost focus from his initial hopes of coming to WWE, winning titles, and appearing at WrestleMania; Dusty then said Mike Mizanin and Edge had come to win world titles while Cody was off "being dashing" and called for Cody to apologize to Mysterio; Cody then apologized to Dusty and Mysterio before shaking Mysterio's hand; Mysterio shook Dusty's hand, with Dusty then holding on, smiling at Mysterio, and Cody jumping Mysterio from behind; Cody then assaulted Mysterio around ringside before rubbing his face against the steel rampway; moments later, Rhodes rammed Mysterio's face into the video screen, took off Mysterio's mask, and kicked him in the face; after Cody went backstage, two referees ran out with a towel to tend to Mysterio; after the commercial break, Cody and Dusty hugged backstage as Cody held Mysterio's mask
Rosa Mendes defeated Layla (w/ Michelle McCool) via disqualification at 1:24 when McCool attacked Rosa on the floor, moments after Rosa collided with McCool at the commentary table; McCool provided guest commentary for the match; after the contest, Layla argued with McCool over the loss before eventually going backstage together
Jack Swagger defeated WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match via submission with the ankle lock at 2:46; Kingston's arm was heavily taped for the match after recent attacks at the hand of Alberto Del Rio
The Big Show defeated Wade Barrett at 7:08 after the two began fighting on the floor; stipulations stated Corre was barred from ringside for the bout; after the match, Show went to attack Barrett on the floor only for Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater to come out and Show clear the ring with a steel chair
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Kelly Kelly defeated Drew McIntyre & Vickie Guerrero at 5:36 when Edge pinned McIntyre with the spear, moments after Kelly hit the spear on Vickie; stipulations stated Vickie would be fired if her team lost; moments later, Teddy Long joined Edge and Vickie in the ring and fired Vickie; Vickie then ran to referee Scott Armstrong, Booker T, and Michael Cole, begging each to do something to save her job; she then went after the cameraman, begging him as well, before turning her attention to Edge; Edge responded by leading the crowd in chanting "Hey hey hey, goodbye," with Vickie then walking up the ramp crying before yelling and screaming in anger at Edge; Alberto Del Rio then attacked Edge from behind in the ring and locked on the armbreaker for several moments before Armstrong had it broken

WWE (Raw) @ Santiago, Chile - Movistar Arena - February 23, 2011 (7,000)
R-Truth pinned Primo Colon
Mark Henry pinned Tyson Kidd with the powerslam
Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga (w/ Mason Ryan) defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov when McGillicutty pinned Marella after Ryan distracted him
WWE Divas Champion Eve pinned Alicia Fox; prior to the bout, the two had a dance contest, which Eve won
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin pinned Randy Orton with the Skull Crushing Finale after Alex Riley hit Orton with his briefcase; after the bout, Orton dropped both Miz and Riley with the RKO
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Gail Kim) defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Maryse) via submission with the LeBell Lock; after the bout, Dibiase and Maryse argued
John Morrison pinned Sheamus in a streetfight with the knee to the head as Sheamus sat in a chair in the ring
John Cena pinned CM Punk with a FU off the ropes after John Morrison, R-Truth, and WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan countered interference from Michael McGillicutty, David Otunga, and Mason Ryan

- 2/24/11: During a press conference in Mexico City, WWE announced the signing of Sin Cara, formerly known as Mistico.

WWE (Raw) @ Guayaquil, Ecuador - Voltaire Paladines Polo Coliseum - February 24, 2011 (7,000)
Moved from Santiago, Chile
R-Truth defeated Tyson Kidd
Mark Henry defeated Primo Colon
Michael McGillicutty & Mason Ryan defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
WWE Divas Champion Eve defeated Alicia Fox
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a streetfight
John Cena defeated CM Punk

WWE (Raw) @ Quito, Ecuador - Ruminahui Coliseum - February 25, 2011 (14,500)
R-Truth defeated Tyson Kidd
Mark Henry defeated Primo Colon
Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
WWE Divas Champion Eve defeated Alicia Fox
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
John Morrison defeated Sheamus in a streetfight
John Cena pinned CM Punk with a FU off the ropes after Mark Henry, Santino Marella, and Vladimir Kozlov countered interference from Michael McGillicutty, David Otunga, and Mason Ryan

WWE @ San Jose, Costa Rica - Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium - February 26, 2011 (10,000)
R-Truth pinned Primo Colon
Mark Henry pinned Tyson Kidd with the powerslam
Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga (w/ Mason Ryan) defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov when McGillicutty pinned Marella after Ryan distracted him
WWE Divas Champion Eve pinned Alicia Fox; prior to the bout, the two had a dance contest, which Eve won
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin pinned Randy Orton with the Skull Crushing Finale after Alex Riley hit Orton with his briefcase; after the bout, Orton dropped both Miz and Riley with the RKO
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Gail Kim) defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Maryse) via submission with the LeBell Lock; after the bout, Dibiase and Maryse argued
John Morrison pinned Sheamus in a streetfight with the knee to the head as Sheamus sat in a chair in the ring
John Cena pinned CM Punk with a FU off the ropes after John Morrison, R-Truth, and WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan countered interference from Michael McGillicutty, David Otunga, and Mason Ryan

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Ft. Wayne, IN - Allen County War Memorial Coliseum - February 26, 2011 (5,500; sell out)
Featured an in-ring promo by Cody Rhodes, holding Rey Mysterio Jr.'s mask, in which he said Rey and all the fans were ugly; moments later, Mysterio ran out and announced Teddy Long ruled he and World Heavyweight Chapmion Edge would face Alberto Del Rio & Rhodes later in the show
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson at the 9-minute mark
Percy Watson pinned Curt Hawkins at the 9-minute mark with a reverse neckbreaker
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks with the frog splash at the 9-minute mark; prior to the bout, Kaitlyn chose a young fan in the crowd to be the guest timekeeper
Beth Phoenix pinned Layla at the 8-minute mark with the Glam Slam; late in the contest, Rosa Mendes appeared ringside to cheer on Phoenix
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Kane at the 13-minute mark with the spin kick to the face
Drew McIntyre pinned Trent Barretta at the 10-minute mark with the Future Shock
The Big Show pinned Wade Barrett at the 8-minute mark with the chokeslam; the Corre was banned from ringside for the bout; after the match, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater ran out, with WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston then coming out to help make the save
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio & Cody Rhodes at the 14-minute mark when Edge pinned Rhodes with the spear, moments after Rhodes sustained the 619

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Toledo, OH - Savage Arena - February 27, 2011 (matinee) (4,500)
Featured an in-ring promo by Cody Rhodes, holding Rey Mysterio Jr.'s mask, in which he said Rey and all the fans were ugly; moments later, Mysterio ran out and announced Teddy Long ruled he and World Heavyweight Chapmion Edge would face Alberto Del Rio & Rhodes later in the show
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson at the 9-minute mark
Percy Watson pinned Curt Hawkins at the 9-minute mark with a reverse neckbreaker
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks with the frog splash at the 9-minute mark; prior to the bout, Kaitlyn chose a young fan in the crowd to be the guest timekeeper
Beth Phoenix pinned Layla at the 8-minute mark with the Glam Slam; late in the contest, Rosa Mendes appeared ringside to cheer on Phoenix
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Kane at the 13-minute mark with the spin kick to the face
Drew McIntyre pinned Trent Barretta at the 10-minute mark with the Future Shock
The Big Show pinned Wade Barrett at the 8-minute mark with the chokeslam; the Corre was banned from ringside for the bout; after the match, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater ran out, with WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston then coming out to help make the save
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio & Cody Rhodes at the 14-minute mark when Edge pinned Rhodes with the spear, moments after Rhodes sustained the 619

WWE @ Buffalo, NY - HSBC Arena - February 28, 2011 (16,426; 13,000 paid; sell out)
Percy Watson pinned Tyson Kidd
Raw - featured Josh Matthews & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he said he's done everything there is to do in the WWE, except end the Undertaker's WrestleMania streak; Triple H then noted he would end the streak at WrestleMania 27, that he and Undertaker would define an era in their match, and he would end the streak or die trying; moments later, Sheamus walked out and went to confront Triple H in the ring, only for Triple H to land a low blow as Sheamus was getting in the ring; Triple H then continued to assault Sheamus around ringside before eventually dropping him with the Pedigree through the announce table; featured Justin Roberts introducing Michael Cole, with Cole then coming ringside; following the commercial break, Cole invited Lawler to the ring and clarified the Raw GM's ruling between to the two to say Lawler would be fired if he struck Cole but it said nothing about Cole striking Lawler; Cole then said no one had more guts than him and he never backs down from a fight, then saying he would only take the match if Lawler agreed to his stipulations - that his trainer be in his corner and that he picks the special referee; Lawler then took the mic and accepted, regardless of the stipulations; moments later, Cole introduced his trainer as Jack Swagger, with Swagger then coming out to the ring and standing in front of Lawler before eventually taking him down and putting him in the ankle lock as Cole repeatedly asked Lawler "What do you think?"; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read the WWE's main Facebook page adds 25,000 new fans every day; featured the announcement Steve Austin would be at the following week's show; following the commercial break, Cole repleaced Lawler on commentary; included footage from the previous Friday's press conference in Mexico City in which Sin Cara, formerly Mistico, announced his signing with WWE; featured an in-ring promo by WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, in which he noted the Rock would respond to John Cena's comments later in the show but that Rock wasn't responding to the comments Miz made the previous week; Miz then said Rock and Cena were the past and he was the present, then adding he would beat Cena and then the Rock at WrestleMania to be the greatest superstar of all time; Riley then told the fans to get on their feet for the man that would main event WrestleMania, with Cena then coming out and insulting both Miz and Riley; Riley responded by making fun of Cena, with Cena then going to Miz and saying Riley is the reason no one takes him seriously as champion, then telling Miz he wanted to face Riley later in the show; Cena then said the stipulation would call for Riley to be fired if he loses, with Miz accepting before adding his own stipulation that Cena admit Miz is the greatest superstar of all time if Cena loses; moments later, the Raw GM ruled that Cena would face Riley in a steel cage match; included an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' featured a "live satellite" promo by the Rock at his home in Los Angeles in which he responded to Cena's battle rap against him hte previous week, made fun of Cena for responding via a rap, said he was offended by Cena's comments against him saying he was jerking the fans around by not returning to the WWE, and that Cena would face the consequences for his actions; included a "Did you know?" graphic that stated the previous week's Smackdown was the most watched show on SyFy in 3 years; featured pretaped comments from Shawn Michaels, at his home, in which he commented on the upcoming Triple H vs. Undertaker match at WrestleMania and discussed his history with both men; included WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan coming out for his scheduled match only to be attacked by behind by Miz, who assaulted Bryan in the aisle before hitting the Skull Crushing Finale on the floor; Miz then took the mic and said he attacked Bryan because he could, then called for the cage to come down for the main event:
Evan Bourne pinned Sheamus with the Shooting Star Press at the 36-second mark; prior to the bout, Sheamus was tended to at ringside by several referees after the attack he suffered moments earlier at the hands of Triple H; moments later, the Raw GM sent an e-mail, which Jerry Lawler read, that stated Sheamus's scheduled match would go on regardless of Sheamus's injury (Bourne's surprise return after a 4-month absence)
Randy Orton pinned Michael McGillicutty in an impromptu match with the RKO at 7:17; prior to the bout, Orton cut an in-ring promo in which he said he would make it so CM Punk would have to eat from a straw in a rehab facility after what he plans to do to him; moments later, Punk, alongside McGillicutty, David Otunga, and Mason Ryan, then appeared at the entrance stage, with Punk saying he planned to put Orton in the ground; the Raw GM then sent an e-mail, with Michael Cole having Josh Matthews read it; the e-mail stated Punk would face Orton at WrestleMania and Orton would face Nexus in the coming weeks on Raw, with Nexus members either being banned from or earning a cornerman spot at WrestleMania; after the match, Punk reappeared at the entrance stage and stared at Orton in the ring; moments later, Orton went to kick McGillicutty, with Punk taking a mic and saying Orton didn't really want to punt McGillicutty in the skull; Orton then kicked McGillicutty in the head and running into the crowd as Punk, Ryan, and Otunga rushed the ringside area
One of the Bellas won a battle royal at 2:03 by last eliminating Gail Kim; WWE Divas Champion Eve provided guest commentary for the bout; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender to the Divas title; order of elimination: one of the Bellas by Natalya Neidhart (0:04); Alicia Fox by Natalya after avoiding a kick (0:19); Tamina by Melina (0:24); Melina & Natalya by Maryse as the women fought on the apron (0:50); Maryse by Gail (1:38); the legal Bella by Gail behind the referee's back (1:52); moments later, the other Bella came out from under the ring and eventually eliminated Gail by knocking her off the apron; after the match, Eve disputed the call with the referee before being double teamed by the Bellas
John Cena defeated Alex Riley in a steel cage match at 12:44 after powering the cage door open as WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin tried to keep it shut; Miz provided guest commentary for the match; during the contest, Miz took a photo of Riley rubbing Cena's face into the cage and posted it on his Twitter page, later giving Riley the phone to use as a weapon; stipulations stated Riley would be fired if he lost and Cena would have to say Miz was the greatest superstar of all time the following week if he lost; the match could only end by escaping the cage; late in the match, Cena took a photo of Riley, down on the mat, with Miz's phone; immediately after the bout, Miz dropped Cena with the Skull Crushing Finale on the floor
WWE Superstars - 3/3/11 - featured an ad promoting 'The Big Show: A Giant's World;' included a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured pretaped comments from Shawn Michaels, at his home, in which he commented on the upcoming Triple H vs. Undertaker match at WrestleMania and discussed his history with both men; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 25,000 autographs would be signed by WWE superstars during the four days of Axxess at WrestleMania weekend; featured footage from the previous Friday's press conference in Mexico City in which Sin Cara, formerly Mistico, announced his signing with WWE; included the Chris Masters vs. Curt Hawkins match taped 3/1/11 in Cleveland, OH; featured an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' included a closing segment showing the Rock's promo against John Cena from Raw, shown in full:
R-Truth pinned William Regal with a reversal into the What's Up at 4:25; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) defeated Primo Colon & Zack Ryder at 9:55 when Santino pinned Ryder with the Cobra after avoiding the Rough Ryder; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the show: John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk after Cena dropped Miz with the FU and Orton dropped Punk with the RKO; Michael Cole was the guest referee for the bout but another referee counted the pinfall

WWE @ Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena - March 1, 2011
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks
Brodus Clay defeated Johnny Curtis
Derrick Bateman & Conor O'Brien defeated Byron Saxton & Jacob Novak
WWE Superstars - 3/3/11: Chris Masters defeated Curt Hawkins via submission with the full nelson at 3:21; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match; after the bout, Tyler Reks ran out and assaulted Masters in the ring, eventually dropping him with the Burning Hammer
Smackdown! - 3/4/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Edge in which he noted he would be back out later for the contract signing for his match at WrestleMania 27 against Alberto Del Rio; after discussing Del Rio, Edge began to talk about Vickie Guerrero until Drew McIntyre ran out, with Edge then sending McIntyre to the floor; moments later, Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage and threatened to fire McIntyre if he didn't get in the ring to face Edge then and there; included an ad for 'The Chaperone;' featured a segment in which Cody Rhodes came out to Rey Mysterio Jr.'s entrance music and pyro, while wearing Mysterio's stolen mask and a suit; moments later, Rhodes threw down Mysterio's mask, stepped on it, and walked out to the ring, cutting a promo in which he said attacking Mysterio the previous week felt good at a time when not many things did; moments later, Rhodes challenged Mysterio to a match at WrestleMania and said he would again remove Mysterio's mask; included a backstage segment with Kane, Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel in which Kane said he never wanted or needed their help, with Corre saying they just wanted to see him beat Big Show later in the match; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read Smackdown was the top show on cable the previous week, beating out all other shows on TNT, Disney, TBS, A&E, Bravo, USA, and ESPN; included the announcement Christian would return at the following week's show, followed by footage of Del Rio injuring Christian in September; featured a backstage segment showing Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez getting ready for the contract signing later in the show; featured Triple H's promo from Raw, in full, in which he discussed his upcoming WrestleMania match against the Undertaker; after the segment aired, Taker came out to the ring, to the tune of Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave," and cut a promo saying Triple H was probably the best world champion of the past 15 years but would join the list of others who tried before to end the WrestleMania streak; included an ad promoting 'The Big Show: A Giant's World;' featured footage from the previous Friday's press conference in Mexico City, Mexico that Sin Cara, formerly Mistico, had signed with WWE; more live events; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people attended live events in 2010 than the SuperBowl, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, and X Games combined; featured the pre-taped comments from Raw of Shawn Michaels commenting on the Triple H vs. Undertaker WrestleMania bout; included highlights of the Rock's promo against John Cena from the previous Raw; featured a backstage segment in which Edge found Del Rio's painter and painted a mustache and beard on a giant photo of Del Rio before then knocking the painter down; included a closing in-ring segment in which Long oversaw the contract signing between Edge and Del Rio; after Del Rio's introductiong, he took the mic and had Rodriguez sing the Mexican National Anthem, with Edge eventually coming out and interrupting; after the two sat down, the crowd chanted "USA" before the two traded words; the two men then signed the document before Long rushed out of the ring as Edge assaulted Del Rio and dropped him with a DDT; Del Rio countered, after Rodriguez interfered, and locked on the armbreaker as Edge bled from the nose; moments later, Del Rio attempted to further injure the arm with a steel chair on the floor until Christian ran out to make the save and assaulted Del Rio at ringside and in the ring; Del Rio left the ring but Christian chased after, tackling him in the aisle before being pulled away by referees:
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Drew McIntyre via submission in a non-title match at 5:19 with a standing Indian deathlock after opting not to make the cover after the spear
WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Wade Barrett & Ezekiel Jackson) defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov at 7:30 when Slater pinned Marella with the reverse DDT after Marella hit the Cobra on an interfering Barrett on the apron
Michelle McCool & Layla defeated Beth Phoenix & Rosa Mendes at 2:19 when Layla pinned Phoenix after McCool kicked Phoenix in the face behind the referee's back
The Big Show defeated Kane via disqualification at 1:14 when Kane hit Show with a steel chair, slid in the ring moments earlier by Wade Barrett; Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel appeared ringside late in the bout; after the match, Corre ganged up on Show until Kane struck Gabriel with the chair, with Corre then going backstage
Jack Swagger defeated JTG via submission with the ankle lock at 1:07; prior to the bout, Michael Cole left the broadcast table, joined Swagger in the ring, and cut a promo telling the fans to show respect to Swagger, who would be in his corner when he beats Jerry Lawler at WrestleMania; Cole then said he would introduce his guest referee for the match Monday on Raw, referring to the guest referee as "awesome" and that he, Cole, and Swagger all think Cleveland stinks; after the bout, Cole again left the broadcast table to celebrate with Swagger in the ring
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Christian, & Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio, Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel

WWE (Raw) @ Baton Rouge, LA - March 4, 2011 (9,000; 500 short of a sell out)
Melina served as hostess for the show
R-Truth pinned Zack Ryder with the Lie Detector
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso following a double Cobra
The Great Khali pinned William Regal at around the 35-second mark
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock after Gail Kim countered the interference of Maryse; after the bout, Sheamus attacked Bryan before taking the mic and challenging Evan Bourne to a rematch from their match on Raw earlier in the week
Evan Bourne pinned Sheamus with the Shooting Star Press after avoiding the Celtic Cross
John Morrison pinned Alex Riley with Starship Pain
WWE Divas Champion Eve defeated a Bella (w/ the other Bella) despite the challenger switching places during the bout; prior to the match, the Raw GM ordered the Bellas and Eve to have a dance contest, which Eve won
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated John Cena and CM Punk by pinning Cena after hitting him with the title belt; after the bout, Cena dropped Miz with the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Alexandria, LA - Rapides Parish Coliseum - March 5, 2011 (6,500; 300 short of a sell out)
Melina served as hostess for the show
R-Truth pinned Zack Ryder with the Lie Detector
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso following a double Cobra
The Great Khali pinned William Regal at around the 35-second mark
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock after Gail Kim countered the interference of Maryse; after the bout, Sheamus attacked Bryan before taking the mic and challenging Evan Bourne to a rematch from their match on Raw earlier in the week
Evan Bourne pinned Sheamus with the Shooting Star Press after avoiding the Celtic Cross
John Morrison pinned Alex Riley with Starship Pain
WWE Divas Champion Eve defeated a Bella (w/ the other Bella) despite the challenger switching places during the bout; prior to the match, the Raw GM ordered the Bellas and Eve to have a dance contest, which Eve won
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated John Cena and CM Punk by pinning Cena after hitting him with the title belt; after the bout, Cena dropped Miz with the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum - March 5, 2011 (6,000)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks; Guerrero played the babyface in the match
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock
Percy Watson pinned Curt Hawkins
Christian & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) via disqualification when Jackson interfered and attacked Kane
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Drew McIntyre with the spin kick to the face
Beth Phoenix & Rosa Mendes defeated Layla & Kaitlyn when Phoenix pinned Kaitlyn with the Glam Slam
The Big Show pinned Wade Barrett with the chokeslam after Christian, Percy Watson, Chavo Guerrero Jr., and WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston countered the interference of Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio & Cody Rhodes in an impromptu match when Edge pinned Rhodes with the spear; the match was advertised in the building as Edge vs. Mysterio while local ads promoted Edge vs. Mysterio vs. Del Rio vs. Rhodes; prior to the match, both Del Rio and Rhodes came out saying they should receive a title shot ahead of Mysterio, with Edge then challenging them to a tag team match

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Waco, TX - Extraco Events Center - March 6, 2011 (4,000)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks; Guerrero played the babyface in the match
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock
Percy Watson pinned Curt Hawkins
Christian & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) via disqualification when Jackson interfered and attacked Kane
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Drew McIntyre with the spin kick to the face
Beth Phoenix & Rosa Mendes defeated Layla & Kaitlyn when Phoenix pinned Kaitlyn with the Glam Slam; after the bout, Hornswoggle made the save by dropping both Layla and Kaitlyn with the Stunner
The Big Show pinned Wade Barrett with the chokeslam after Christian, Percy Watson, Chavo Guerrero Jr., and WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston countered the interference of Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio & Cody Rhodes in an impromptu match when Edge pinned Rhodes with the spear; the match was advertised in the building as Edge vs. Mysterio while local ads promoted Edge vs. Mysterio vs. Del Rio vs. Rhodes; prior to the match, both Del Rio and Rhodes came out saying they should receive a title shot ahead of Mysterio, with Edge then challenging them to a tag team match

WWE (Raw) @ College Station, TX - March 6, 2011 (4,000)
Melina served as hostess for the show
R-Truth pinned Zack Ryder with the Lie Detector
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso following a double Cobra
The Great Khali pinned William Regal at around the 35-second mark
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock after Gail Kim countered the interference of Maryse; after the bout, Sheamus attacked Bryan before taking the mic and challenging Evan Bourne to a rematch from their match on Raw earlier in the week
Evan Bourne pinned Sheamus with the Shooting Star Press after avoiding the Celtic Cross
John Morrison pinned Alex Riley with Starship Pain
WWE Divas Champion Eve defeated a Bella (w/ the other Bella) despite the challenger switching places during the bout; prior to the match, the Raw GM ordered the Bellas and Eve to have a dance contest, which Eve won
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated John Cena and CM Punk by pinning Cena after hitting him with the title belt; after the bout, Cena dropped Miz with the FU

WWE @ Dallas, TX - American Airlines Arena - March 7, 2011 (16,774; 13,500 paid; sell out)
Evan Bourne pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with the Shooting Star Press
Raw - included Michael Cole & Josh Matthews on commentary; featured an opening in-ring promo by the Undertaker in which he discussed his upcoming WrestleMania match against Triple H before showing footage from defeating Shawn Michaels at both WrestleMania 25 and 26, thus ending Michaels' career; Taker then said the upcoming match would be No DQ, no count-out, no rules, and no holds barred before then saying Triple H would rest in peace; included a backstage segment showing Randy Orton fighting with David Otunga, Mason Ryan, and CM Punk, with Punk eventually dropping Orton with the Go To Sleep and knocking him out; Punk then ordered the other two to drag Orton out to the ring; following the commercial break, the three assaulted Orton in the ring until referees came out to break it up, leading into the opening match; featured an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' included the announcement that WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, via Twitter, boycotted the show for not getting the recognition he deserved; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; included the announcement Sunny would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame; featured an ad promoting 'The True Story of WrestleMania;' included the announcement Snooki of 'The Jersey Shore' would appear for the following week's show; featured an in-ring promo by Cole in which he held up a WrestleMania contract, saying the man who signs the paperwork would be the guest referee for his upcoming WrestleMania match against Jerry Lawler, then adding he found an impartial referee to fill the role; Cole then led the crowd in a chant of "Austin!" before instead introduced John Bradshaw Layfield, who drove out in his limo, hugged Cole, and shook his hand; JBL then took the mic, saying he returned to Texas because they needed a hero, then congratulating Cole for making his in-ring debut in the main event of WrestleMania; JBL compared Lawler to a bully before saying he would be an unbiased referee when he returns to the main event of WrestleMania; as JBL went to sign the document, Steve Austin came out, with JBL getting between Austin and Cole and yelling at Austin before sustaining the Stunner; Austin then put on JBL's cowboy hat as Cole went back to the broadcast table, yelling that Austin ruined his night; moments later, Austin drank several beers, pouring one onto JBL's body, picked up the referee contract, and signed it himself as Cole began to cry; Austin then went out to confront Cole on the floor and poured two beers over his head; a dejected Cole then walked backstage, with Austin pouring another can of beer on his head from the ring; Austin then gave JBL a beer before then dropping him with another Stunner as Cole, with Jack Swagger, threw a fit at the entrance stage (Austin's return after a year absence; JBL's surprise first appearance in 2 years); after the commercial break, Cole vented to Swagger about how Austin embarassed him, with Swagger telling Cole to focus on Lawler and Swagger would take care of Austin; moments later, Lawler was introduced as Cole's replacement at the announce table; included pre-taped comments from Shawn Michaels in which he discussed his friendship with Triple H, adding "greatness rarely gets satisfied" and that was why he was going after the Undertaker at WrestleMania; Michaels then said he would have no remorse doing what he needed to do to win, and that could take him to victory at WrestleMania; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read the previous week's Raw and Smackdown were the top shows of their respective nights, beating out all other shows on MTV, TBS, TNT, the History Channel, and ESPN; included a look at 'The Chaperone,' with comments from Triple H and Ariel Winter; featured a closing in-ring promo by John Cena in which he addressed Rock's recent comments, then saying he wouldn't address Rock in rap, since he doesn't like that, and instead would respond with hip hop; the rap consisted of Cena saying he would give Rock a pearl necklace, then pulling out a T-shirt that said "Bring it via Satellite;" Cena then finished by telling Rock not to bring a knife to a gun fight, with Miz then coming out of nowhere and twice hitting Cena in the head with the title belt; Miz then took the mic and said Cena, Rock, Macho Man, Liz, Stone Cold, and Bret Hart were nothing compared to the Miz; Miz then addressed the Rock, saying he was the star while Rock was just the Ryan Seacrest of WrestleMania; moments later, Miz went to say he was awesome but was distracted by Cena getting to his feet, then dropping Cena with the Skull Crushing Finale and People's Elbow before closing with "Awesome!" to end the show:
Randy Orton pinned David Otunga at 2:00 with the RKO; stipulations stated Otunga would be able to be in CM Punk's corner at WrestleMania if he won and would be barred from ringside for the match if he lost; after the bout, Mason Ryan ran out, kicked Orton in the head, but sustained the RKO as well; CM Punk then ran out but was quickly cleared from the ring by Orton, who then punted Otunga in the head before taunting Punk from the ring
Christian pinned Brodus Clay (sub. for Alberto Del Rio) (w/ Del Rio) with a tornado DDT at 2:42; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; during his entrance, Del Rio cut a promo saying it was his destiny to be World Heavyweight Champion at WrestleMania, then saying he would face Christian eventually but Christian would first have to face Clay; after the contest, Del Rio attacked Christian in the ring, eventually locking on the armbreaker
WWE Divas Champion Eve (w/ Gail Kim) pinned Nikki Bella (w/ Brie Bella) at 3:08 with a neckbreaker after the referee prevented the Bellas from switching places in the ring; mid-way through the bout, Michael Cole grabbed a mic and stood on the announce table, saying no one cared about the match and the fans were waiting to see who he would make as the guest referee for his WrestleMania match against Jerry Lawler; after the bout, Cole took the mic and said, "Thank God that's over"
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Sheamus via count-out in a non-title match at 1:12 after Sheamus appeared to hurt his ankle while falling out to the floor; after the match, Sheamus took the mic, admitted he had been on a losing streak, and said that would change the next week when he took Bryan's title; Sheamus then said he would quit if he didn't win the title
CM Punk (w/ Mason Ryan) defeated R-Truth via submission with the Anaconda Vice at 2:32; after the bout, Ryan dropped Truth with a shoulderbreaker
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned John Morrison at 5:34 with an eye gouge and the Zig Zag; prior to the bout, Vickie came out and introduced Ziggler as the latest member of the Raw roster; after the contest, Jerry Lawler read an e-mail from the Raw GM that read Ziggler had been hired to Raw but not Vickie; however, she could have a job on Raw if she faced and defeated Trish Stratus the following week; security then came out to the ring to escort her out of the arena
WWE Superstars - 3/10/11 - featured the Chris Masters vs. Tyler Reks match taped 3/8/11 in Houston, TX; included a look at 'The Chaperone,' with comments from Triple H and Ariel Winter; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE's main Facebook page adds 25,000 new fans each day; included the Raw segment, shown in full, of Steve Austin becoming the guest referee for the Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler match at WrestleMania; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; included a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured pre-taped comments from Shawn Michaels in which he discussed his friendship with Triple H, adding "greatness rarely gets satisfied" and that was why he was going after the Undertaker at WrestleMania; included an ad promoting 'The True Story of WrestleMania;' featured highlights from John Cena's rap against the Rock on Raw, followed by WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin attacking Cena:
Zach Ryder (w/ Santino Marella & Tamina) pinned Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Primo Colon) at 3:00 with the Rough Ryder after Primo interfered behind the referee's back; Scott Stamford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Mark Henry, the Great Khali, & Natalya Neidhart defeated William Regal, Tyson Kidd, & Melina at 3:09 when Khali pinned Kidd with the tree slam; Scott Stamford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout; after the match, Henry hit a splash on Kidd before Natalya locked him in the Sharpshooter; after the winners left the ring, Regal put Kidd in the Regal Stretch and Melina slapped him across the face
Dark match after the taping: John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk; Michael Cole was the guest referee but Jerry Lawler eventually chased him away and counted the pinfall himself

WWE @ Houston, TX - March 8, 2011 (7,605)
Shelton Benjamin pinned Curt Hawkins
Darren Young defeated Jacob Novak
Titus O'Neal defeated Lucky Cannon
NXT:
WWE Superstars - 3/10/11: Chris Masters defeated Tyler Reks via submission with the full nelson at 10:50; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout; during the match, it was noted both Triple H and John Cena would be on Smackdown the following night
Smackdown! - 3/11/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Edge in which he discussed his upcoming match at WrestleMania against Alberto Del Rio, then challenging Del Rio to come out then and there or he would go find him; moments later, Del Rio, with Brodus Clay, then appeared and traded words with Edge until Edge picked a fight with the other two; Edge was eventually beaten down, with Clay ramming the champion shoulder-first into the ringpost until Christian ran out to make the save; Christian too was eventually beaten down, with referees then coming out to the ring to try to stop the assault; Teddy Long then appeared at the entrance stage and said that Edge & Christian would face Del Rio & Clay later in the show, marking Edge & Christian's first match as a team in 10 years; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 25,000 autographs would be signed by WWE superstars during the four days of Axxess at WrestleMania weekend; featured an ad promoting Snooki's appearance on the coming episode of Raw; included a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured several minutes from the Raw segment earlier in the week that saw Steve Austin become the guest referee for the Michael Cole vs. Jerry Lawler match at WrestleMania; included pre-taped comments from Shawn Michaels in which he discussed his friendship with Triple H, adding "greatness rarely gets satisfied" and that was why he was going after the Undertaker at WrestleMania; featured Cole introducing John Cena for an in-ring interview, showing footage from Raw of WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin dropping Cena with the Skull Crushing Finale on Raw, with Cena sending Cole out of the ring before cutting a promo saying he was done wasting his time on BS and was now fully focused on Miz; Cena then went to leave before Cole stopped him, saying he wasn't done with his interview, and then insulted Cena until Cena cornered him, with Jack Swagger then coming out; Swagger then assaulted Cena, with Cole encouraging him, until Cena teased the FU on Cole before then hitting it on Swagger; included a look at 'The Chaperone,' with comments from Triple H and Ariel Winter; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE's Facebook network grew 595 percent in 2010; included an ad promoting 'The Untold History of WrestleMania;' featured an in-ring promo by Triple H in which he showed a video package showing him assaulting the likes of Bill Goldberg, John Cena, Randy Orton, and Michaels, before then saying Michaels noted on Raw that Triple H could beat the Undertaker because he's able to take emotion out of the match and focus on winning; Triple H then said he could do things without remorse or regret and that he would beat Taker to end the streak; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Christian about the upcoming tag team main event, with Christian noting all the things that had happened in the world since he last teamed with Edge:
Kane defeated Wade Barrett via disqualification at the 53-second mark when Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel interfered; during his entrance, Barrett cut a promo on Kane for Kane not appreciating what the Corre has done for him and then attacking Corre the previous week; after the contest, the Big Show came out with a steel chair to clear the ring; during the commercial break, a tag team match was set up
Kane & the Big Show defeated Wade Barrett & WWE Tag Team Champion Heath Slater via disqualification at around the 4:30 mark when Ezekiel Jackson and WWE Tag Team Champion Justin Gabriel ran out; after the match, Show hit Jackson with a steel chair before then punching the chair in the face of Barrett; stipulations stated Jackson and Gabriel were banned from ringside for the match; after the bout, Show struck Kane over the back with the chair as well
Cody Rhodes pinned JTG with Crossroads at the 52-second mark; Rhodes worked the match wearing a protective face mask, white dress shirt, and slacks
Layla (w/ Michelle McCool) pinned Kaitlyn with the Lay Out at the 55-second mark after Kaitlyn fought off an interfering McCool; after the contest, McCool used her foot cast to kick Kaitlyn
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Drew McIntyre at 8:16 with the 619 and splash off the top; after the bout, Cody Rhodes appeared at the entrance stage and said he was still waiting on Mysterio to accept his challenge to a match at WrestleMania; Mysterio then took the mic and said he would beat Rhodes down at WrestleMania
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay at 5:49 when Edge pinned Clay with an elbow drop off the top after Christian dropped Clay with a tornado DDT; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio & Clay's ring announcer for the bout
Dark match after the taping: John Cena, World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Christian, Rey Mysterio Jr., & the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio, Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel when Cena pinned Slater with the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Springfield, MO - JQH Arena - March 11, 2011 (7,000)
Natalya Neidhart served as the host of the show
Sheamus won a 14-man battle royal by last eliminating Mark Henry; other participants included Mason Ryan, Yoshi Tatsu, Santino Marella, William Regal, Ted Dibiase Jr., R-Truth, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Alex Riley, Tyson Kidd, Vladimir Kozlov, and Evan Bourne; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan later in the show
WWE Divas Champion Eve pinned Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella); prior to the match, the Raw GM ordered the two to have a dance off; after the bout, Gail Kim and another diva made the save against the Bellas
Evan Bourne pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with the Shooting Star Press
R-Truth & Mark Henry defeated Tyson Kidd & William Regal
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Alex Riley defeated Yoshi Tatsu
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Gail Kim) defeated Sheamus
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton and John Cena by pinning Cena with the Skull Crushing Finale after Mason Ryan attacked Orton

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Cedar Rapids, IA - US Cellular Center - March 12, 2011 (4,400)
Featured an opening segment in which JTG came out for a match, only to be attacked by Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Edge appeared and challenged the two to face he and Christian later in the show
Layla pinned Kelly Kelly with the Lay Out
Percy Watson pinned Curt Hawkins with a neckbreaker
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock
The Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) via disqualification when Jackson interfered; after the bout, Slater and Gabriel received chokeslams and Jackson sustained a double chokeslam
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks by blocking a superplex and hitting the frog splash
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre by pinning McIntyre with the spin kick to the face
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay when Edge pinned Clay with the spear

WWE (Raw) @ Wichita, KS - Intrust Bank Arena - March 12, 2011 (7,200)
Sheamus won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE US Champion
WWE Divas Champion Eve defeated Nikki Bella
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Evan Bourne defeated Tyson Kidd
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Sheamus
R-Truth defeated William Regal
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley

WWE (Raw) @ Oklahoma City, OK - Arena - March 13, 2011 (matinee) (6,500)
Natalya Neidhart served as the host of the show
R-Truth & Mark Henry defeated William Regal & Tyson Kidd when Henry pinned Regal with the powerslam at around the 9-minute mark
Sheamus fought Yoshi Tatsu to a no contest when he attacked Tatsu before the match began and dropped him with the crucifix powerbomb; after the bout, Sheamus cut a promo saying King Sheamus was dead, long live the Celtic Warrior
John Morrison pinned Alex Riley at around the 8-minute mark with Starship Pain; stipulations stated Riley would be part of the Raw roster if he won
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at around the 15-minute mark after Santino hit the Cobra
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin pinned Randy Orton with the Skull Crushing Finale at around the 16-minute mark after Alex Riley hit Orton with the briefcase; Jim Ross was the guest ring announcer for the bout
WWE Divas Champion Eve, Gail Kim, & Tamina defeated Maryse, Nikki & Brie Bella at around the 7-minute mark when Eve pinned one of the Bellas with a neckbreaker
WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. and Evan Bourne at around the 10-minute mark when Dibiase submitted to the LeBell Lock, moments after Bourne hit the Shooting Star Press on Bryan only to then be thrown to the floor by Dibiase; after the match, Sheamus attacked Bryan, and Bourne when he tried to make the save, and cut a promo saying he would win the title the next night on Raw or quit
John Cena pinned CM Punk (w/ Mason Ryan) with the FU at 14:11 after catching Punk and rolling through on a crossbody off the top; late in the bout, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin interfered after the referee was knocked down, eventually accidentally hitting Ryan with the titel belt; after the match, Miz attacked Cena until Randy Orton made the save; moments later, Orton dropped Punk with the RKO and Cena hit the FU on Miz

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Moline, IL - I Wireless Center - March 13, 2011 (matinee) (5,300)
Featured an opening segment in which JTG came out for a match, only to be attacked by Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Edge appeared and challenged the two to face he and Christian later in the show
Layla pinned Kelly Kelly at 5:46 with the Lay Out
Percy Watson pinned Curt Hawkins with a neckbreaker at 6:42
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock at 8:58
The Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) via disqualification at 9:07 when Jackson interfered; after the bout, Slater and Gabriel received chokeslams and Jackson sustained a double chokeslam
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks at 9:56 by blocking a superplex and hitting the frog splash
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre at 10:22 by pinning McIntyre with the spin kick to the face
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay at 19:31 when Edge pinned Clay with the spear

WWE @ St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center - March 14, 2011 (16,925; 14,000 paid; sell out)
R-Truth pinned Tyson Kidd
Raw - featured an opening pre-taped segment of the Rock at home speaking with President Obama on the phone, making fun of John Cena's remarks the previous week; moments later, Cena's music played before a young boy, as "Cena," walked in dressed as Cena and rapped at Rock; Rock responded by saying Cena didn't really run far once he was handed the ball but did dominate the 2-5 year old demographic; "Cena" then said he knew he wasn't as good as the Rock because he wasn't as talented, then cried moments later as Rock made fun of his movies and had him blow his nose in a Cena T-shirt; moments later, Rock surprised "Cena" by giving him a box of Fruity Pebbles; after "Cena" ran off to eat them, Rock cut a promo on WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin for Miz's comments towards him the previous week and using the People's Elbow on Cena, then telling Miz the only thing he would be worrying about is Rock beating up he and Cena; included a backstage shot of Trish Stratus speaking with Snooki; featured Josh Matthews, Jerry Lawler, and - from within his own protective pod - Michael Cole on commentary; included the Triple H video package that originally aired on the previous week's Smackdown; featured a backstage segment in which John Morrison spoke with Snooki until Vickie Guerrero and Dolph Ziggler interrupted, with Snooki eventually slapping Vickie after the two had words; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read more than 25,000 autographs would be signed by WWE superstars during the four days of Axxess at WrestleMania weekend; featured an ad for 'The Chaperone;' included an in-ring promo by Cole in which he said he would beat Lawler at WrestleMania and said he wouldn't comment on Lawler's family because he had someone from Lawler's family that would do the talking for him, then introducing Brian Christopher who came out to his Too Cool theme music; Christopher said he never used the Lawler name as a young wrestler because he never felt he had a father while growing up; after Christopher went to the floor to confront Lawler, Lawler responded by saying Christopher was a bigger screw up than Charlie Sheen; Christopher then said he competed at WrestleMania before Lawler and said he never used the Lawler name because he was ashamed of it; Cole continued by calling Lawler a coward and a loser until Jim Ross appeared and told Cole that his plan had gone far enough; Cole then said he, not Ross, was the voice of the WWE, with Ross responding by saying Lawler carried and protected Cole but Cole was a rat bastard; as Cole continued to insult Ross, Ross took off his jacket and tie while challenging Cole to a fight; moments later, Jack Swagger came out of the crowd and attacked Lawler at ringside before doing the same to Ross in the ring, eventually locking Ross in the ankle lock; Lawler tried to intervene but was eventually beaten down and locked in the ankle lock as well, with Cole then applying the hold to Ross; Cole then yelled at Ross and Lawler, saying it was his time; featured the announcement World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Christian would challenge WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel on Smackdown; included an ad promoting 'The True Story of WrestleMania;' featured the announcement Drew Carey would be inducted into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame; included Cole cutting a promo from within his pod in which he said he would use the ankle lock to embarass and humilate Lawler at WrestleMania; featured a backstage segment in which Zach Ryder tried to impress Snooki, with Trish Stratus, with his abs; included a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; featured pre-taped comments from Shawn Michaels about what it's like to face the Undertaker at WrestleMania:
The Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification in a non-title match at 1:11 when Alex Riley attacked Khali as Miz was caught in the head vice; prior to the bout, Miz cut an in-ring promo responding to Rock's comments moments earlier, noting he was using old catchphrases and that he would make Rock cry like a little girl; Miz continued by saying he owned John Cena, not Rock; after Miz finished his promo, the Raw GM sent an e-mail, which Jerry Lawler read after interrupting Michael Cole and telling Cole to go back to his "cage;" Lawler then read the e-mail which stated both Cena and Miz would battle opponents they had never faced later in the show - Cena facing Alberto Del Rio and Khali appearing when Lawler addressed Miz's opponent; after the contest, Khali hit the tree slam on Riley before Miz repeatedly struck Khali across the back with a steel chair; moments later, Miz dropped Khali with a DDT onto the chair before leaving with the broken chair as Khali's back bled on the mat
Sheamus pinned WWE US Champion Daniel Bryan (w/ Gail Kim) to win the title at 9:00 after kicking Bryan in the face as the champion came off the top; stipulations stated Sheamus would quit WWE if he lost; during the ring entrance, Sheamus tried to stop ring announcer Justin Roberts from announcing the stiuplation, showing he was hesitant to keep his word; after Sheamus left the ring, Cole took the mic and said he would bring out someone from Lawler's past in minutes to expose Lawler
Randy Orton pinned Mason Ryan with a reversal into the RKO at 3:00; stipulations stated Ryan would second CM Punk at WrestleMania if he won or be banned from ringside if he lost; prior to the bout, Orton's wife and child were shown in the crowd; Punk escorted Ryan to the entrance stage before the match and remained at the entrance for the duration of the contest; after the match, Orton went to confront Punk but eventually ran back in the ring and punted Ryan in the head before almost coming nose to nose with Punk in the ring, with Punk then slowly sliding out to the floor; moments later, Ryan was tended to in the ring and put on a stretcher
Vickie Guerrero pinned Trish Stratus in a No DQ match at 2:28 after Michelle McCool and Layla attacked Trish, with McCool kicking Stratus in the face before all three women covered her; prior to the bout, Snooki took the mic and said Trish would beat Vickie; stipulations stated Vickie would be fired if she lost; following Vickie's entrance, she took the mic, cut a promo on Snooki, and showed her own version of Snooki's Rolling Stones cover, featuring Vickie; late in the bout, Dolph Ziggler tried to intervene but was knocked to the floor by John Morrison, who then hit a corkscrew plancha to the floor; after the contest, McCool confronted Snooki on the floor as the crowd chanted "Snooki;" moments later, Trish and Snooki fought LayCool in the ring before Trish, Snooki, and Morrison celebrated in the ring; Vickie then cut a promo saying Raw was now her show and challenged the three to face her team at WrestleMania, with Snooki saying she would see her there
John Cena defeated Alberto Del Rio (w/ Brodus Clay) via disqualification at 7:20 when Clay attacked Cena as Cena had Del Rio hoisted for the FU; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio and Clay's ring announcer; during the bout, Michael Cole announced that the Rock was in St. Louis; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Let's go Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the bout, the Rock's music played, with WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin coming out dressed as Rock and dropping Cena with the Rock Bottom; moments later, Cena was triple teamed before being knocked to the floor; Miz then pulled off his bald cap before ramming Cena into the ringpost, then cutting a promo on Cena in-between hitting him with the mic; Miz then dropped Cena with a suplex and DDT onto the ramp before throwing him into the WWE sign at the entrance stage; moments later, Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale on Cena into the WWE sign
WWE Superstars - 3/17/11 - featured an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' included the Trish Stratus vs. Vickie Guerrero match from Raw, and resulting fight between John Morrison, Trish, & Snooki against Dolph Ziggler, Michelle McCool, & Layla, as well as the six people agreeing to a WrestleMania match from Raw, shown in full; featured an ad promoting 'The True Story of WrestleMania;' included the Tyler Reks vs. JTG match taped 3/15/11 in Kansas City, MO:
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 4:25 when Marella scored the pin following the Cobra; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
WWE Divas Champion Eve, Natalya Neidhart, Gail Kim, & Tamina defeated Melina, Alicia Fox, Brie & Nikki Bella at 9:50 when Eve pinned Melina with the moonsault; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout

WWE @ Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center - March 15, 2011
Percy Watson pinned Drew McIntyre with a roll up
NXT:
Darren Young defeated Connor O'Brien
Lucky Cannon & Tyson Kidd defeated Yoshi Tatsu & Byron Saxton
WWE Superstars - 3/17/11: Tyler Reks pinned JTG with the Burning Hammer at 5:49 after kicking JTG as JTG came off the top; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
Smackdown! - 3/18/11 - featured an opening segment in which Michael Cole was introduced, with Cole then coming out with his Slammy award and taking seat in his pod-enclosed announce position, away from Josh Matthews & Booker T; included a backstage segment in which Big Show told Kane they should put their differences aside to take the WWE Tag Team Titles from the Corre, with the two then putting choke holds on the other before Kane replied with "You complete me;" featured footage from September of Del Rio injuring Christian with a steel chair; included pre-taped comments from Shawn Michaels about what it's like to face the Undertaker at WrestleMania; featured an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' included a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Del Rio regarding his upcoming cage match against Christian, with Del Rio saying Long and Christian would not be able to stop his destiny; included an ad promoting 'The True Story of WrestleMania;' featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE's main Facebook page adds 25,000 new fans every day; included a look at Chris Jericho being part of the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars;" featured a video package recapping Snooki being part of WrestleMania:
World Heavyweight Champion Edge pinned Brodus Clay (w/ Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez) in a non-title match with the spear at 5:10, moments after Clay attacked Christian on the apron following Christian attacking Del Rio on the floor; Rodriguez appeared ringside but did not introduce either Del Rio or Clay; after the contest, Christian and Del Rio brawled onto and off the announce table until Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage and ruled that Christian would face Del Rio later in the show in a steel cage match
WWE US Champion Sheamus pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 5:15 with the kick to the face after kicking the steel ring steps into Kingston's knee while on the floor
Cody Rhodes pinned Trent Barretta at the 49-second mark after headbutting him with Rhodes' protective mask; Rhodes worked the match in a dress shirt and slacks (Rhodes' first appearance with new theme music)
Layla (w/ Michelle McCool) pinned Kelly Kelly at 2:06 after throwing Kelly off the turnbuckle as Kelly was distracted by McCool yelling at her from the floor; McCool provided guest commentary for the match
The Big Show & Kane defeatred WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel via disqualification at 3:03 when Gabriel pulled the referee out to the floor to prevent the pinfall after Show dropped Slater with the chokeslam; after the match, Wade Barrett and Ezekiel Jackson helped in attacking Kane on the floor and ganging up on Show in the ring, ending with Jackson dropping Show with Wasteland; moments later, the assault continued on the floor, culminating with Barrett slamming the steps onto Kane as the other Corre members held another set of steps on top of him; Barrett and Jackson then rammed Show onto the announce table, breaking it
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock at 1:56; after the bout, Michael Cole left the commentary area to apply the hold on Masters himself, while screaming "C'mon, Lawler!"; moments later, Swagger and Cole celebrated together
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Maryse) with the 619 and splash off the top at 3:36
Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio in a steel cage match at 12:25 when Christian fell to the floor first as both men scaled over the cage; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; late in the match, Del Rio kicked out of the Killswitch; after the contest, Del Rio attacked Christian on the floor and took the mic, saying he would destroy Christian like he would do to World Heavyweight Champion Edge at WrestleMania; moments later, Edge began honking Del Rio's car before then detailing its cost and features; Edge then mentioned the various things he could do to the car with a steel chair before Brodus Clay attacked Edge from behind and hit him with the chair; Del Rio then confronted Edge and hit a Con-Chair-Two onto Edge's arm before referees ran out to tend to the champion

WWE (Raw) @ Hartford, CT - XL Center - March 18, 2011 (9,200)
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification
Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Zack Ryder, Tyson Kidd, & Primo Colon
R-Truth defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
The Great Khali defeated Alex Riley
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan in a streetfight
WWE Divas Champion Eve & Gail Kim defeated Brie & Nikki Bella
John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler
Randy Orton & John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - March 19, 2011 (6,000)
Moved from Florence, SC
Christian & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel via disqualification when Ezekiel Jackson interfered
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tyler Reks
Percy Watson pinned Curt Hawkins
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Drew McIntyre
Beth Phoenix pinned Layla
The Big Show defeated Wade Barrett; Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel were banned from ringside for the bout; after the match, the Corre attacked Show, with WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston and Kane making the save; moments later, Show & Kane dropped Jackson with a double chokeslam
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Alberto Del Rio and Cody Rhodes by pinning Rhodes with the spear after Christian interfered

WWE (Raw) @ New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - March 19, 2011 (18,500; 15,000 paid)
Included an in-ring contest officiated by R-Truth in which two men and two women had a dance off, per the Raw GM, for four tickets to the next MSG show; one of the men won
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification at the 8-minute mark when CM Punk interfered; after the bout, the Raw GM ruled that, based on the fans, Orton would have a rematch later in the show or Orton would team with John Cena to face Miz & Punk; the fans chose for the tag team match
Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Zack Ryder, Primo Colon, & Tyson Kidd when Bourne pinned Ryder with Air Bourne
The Great Khali pinned Alex Riley in under a minute; prior to the bout, Riley cut a promo and said the Raw GM said he could be back on the Raw roster and accompany WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin to WrestleMania but all he had to do was win a match on Raw; moments later, the Raw GM sent an e-mail that read Riley could get his opportunity right now
John Morrison pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with Starship Pain; Ziggler initially won the bout with his feet on the ropes but the match was ordered to continue
Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock
Triple H pinned WWE US Champion Sheamus in a streetfight with the Pedigree after 20 minutes
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk when Orton pinned Miz with the RKO as Cena had Punk pinned with the FU

- 3/20/11: Sir Oliver Humperdink (John Sutton) died at the age of 62.

WWE (Raw) @ Newark, NJ - Prudential Center - March 20, 2011 (matinee) (9,600)
Included an in-ring contest officiated by R-Truth in which two men and two women had a dance off, per the Raw GM, for four tickets to the next New Jersey show; a young boy won
John Morrison pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with Starship Pain; after the bout, Dolph Ziggler attacked Morrison
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Primo Colon & Zack Ryder when Santino pinned Primo with the Cobra; after the contest, Ryder took the mic and demanded another match; moments later, the Raw GM sent an e-mail saying he could have another bout then and there
The Great Khali pinned Zack Ryder at around the 30-second mark
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the LeBell Lock
Evan Bourne defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) via disqualification after Vickie knocked Bourne off the top as he attempted Air Bourne; after the match, John Morrison attacked Ziggler, leading to Bourne then hitting Air Bourne on Ziggler
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin defeated Randy Orton in a steel cage match by escaping the cage after Alex Riley interfered; after the contest, Orton dropped both men with the RKO
WWE Divas Champion Eve, Kelly Kelly, & Gail Kim defeated Maryse, Brie & Nikki Bella when Eve pinned Maryse
John Cena & Triple H defeated CM Punk & WWE US Champion Sheamus when Cena pinned Punk with the FU as Triple H had Sheamus pinned at the same time following the Pedigree at around the 20-minute mark

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Charleston, WV - Civic Center - March 20, 2011 (5,300)
The Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel via disqualification when Wade Barrett and Ezekiel Jackson interfered
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Tyler Reks
Percy Watson defeated Curt Hawkins
WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Drew McIntyre and Cody Rhodes by pinning McIntyre with the spin kick to the face
Layla pinned Beth Phoenix; after the bout, Phoenix attacked Layla
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay when Edge pinned Clay with the spear; the bout was scheduled as Edge vs. Del Rio but became a tag team match after the other men interfered

WWE @ Pittsburgh, PA - CONSOL Energy Center - March 21, 2011 (announced at 16,102; 13,580 paid; sell out)
R-Truth pinned Zack Ryder
Raw - featured an opening segment in which Justin Roberts introduced Jim Ross, with Michael Cole then coming out to 'Boomer Sooner,' his shirt stuffed, a bottle of BBQ sauce in hand, wearing a black cowboy hat, and limping after the injury "JR" sustained the previous week from Cole; moments later, Cole taunted Jerry Lawler at the commentary table before hiding behind his own security and locking himself in his protective pod; included an in-ring promo by Triple H in which he said his no holds barred match with the Undertaker at WrestleMania would define their respective careers and ending the streak might mean more than all the championships he's held, combined; moments later, he asked Taker to come out the following week so he could look him in the eyes and tell him he would lose and that killing the streak kills the Undertaker; Triple H then said Taker would soon rest in peace, with Ted Dibiase Jr. interrupting from the entrance stage and saying he wouldn't be a WrestleMania afterthought because he would take out Triple H before WrestleMania so he could get the attention he deserved; a fight ensued on the floor before Triple H repeatedly threw Dibiase into the ring steps, assaulted him with a steel chair, and then put him through the announce table with a Pedigree; featured Scott Stanford conducting an interview with Randy Orton outside the arena about his tour bus, with Orton saying it was a way for him to relax and bring his family on the road with him; Orton then said CM Punk doesn't really know what sick and twisted is all about; included an ad promoting 'The True Story of WrestleMania;' featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read John Cena, Delta, and the WWE Universe raised 4.3 million miles for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, enough to send one child aroudn the world 150 times; included an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' featured John Cena speaking via satellite with Josh Matthews & Lawler about seeing Rock in person on the following week's show and facing WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin at WrestleMania, with Cena saying Miz deserved to have the title; following Cena's comments, Cole took the mic and said he would have a surprise for Lawler after the commercial break; after the break, Cole was joined in the ring by Jack Swagger, who confronted Lawler on the floor as Cole reviewed footage of Brian Christopher insulting Lawler the previous week; moments later, Cole said Christopher gave him the Lawler family photo album and then showed several photos of Lawler's late father, eventually saying Lawler and his dad were both bullies and he would put Lawler in his place at WrestleMania; Cole then said Lawler's family was a bunch of losers, with Lawler then fighting off Swagger before chasing Cole out of the ring, with Lawler then sustaining a clothesline from Swagger; Swagger then pressed Lawler's face against the glass pod as Cole insulted Lawler, then putting Lawler in the ankle lock outside the ring; moments later, Cole put the hold on Lawler himself while yelling at Lawler to tap out like the loser he was; included a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured a video package looking at Snooki's appearance the following week and subsequent media coverage by E! News, CNN, TMZ, Access Hollywood, and more; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE's Facebook network following grew 595% in 2010; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; featured pre-taped comments from Cena, Big Show, Arn Anderson, Orton, Ricky Steamboat, Lawler, John Morrison, Jim Ross, Steve Austin, Booker T, Harley Race, Shawn Michaels, Dusty Rhodes, and Chris Jericho regarding the Triple H vs. Taker match at WrestleMania; included an ad promoting the WWE Hall of Fame telecast on Monday, April 4; featured a closing in-ring segment in which Alex Riley said he had been rehired as the vice president of corporate communications, then introducing Miz; Miz then came out, as it was noted Miz would appear Wednesday on Conan O'Brien, and cut a promo saying he had more charisma than Shawn Michaels, more dominant than Andre the Giant, and smarter than Cena and the Rock combined; Miz then said he had flipped the WWE logo into an "M," representing himself; moments later, Miz unveiled his new non-spinner title belt, which had the WWE logo upside down in the form of an M; Cena then appeared on the big screen, congratulating Miz, and said they should never have made him angry; moments later, Cena revealed he was in the arena and had been all night, then running out to the ring and fighting with Miz and Riley before chasing Miz from the ring and locking Riley in the STFU; Cena then looked at Miz, at the entrance stage, before then briefly putting Riley back in the hold for a second time; Cena locked it in a third time, as Miz ran backstage, and three referees had to pull Cena off to close the broadcast:
WWE US Champion Sheamus pinned Evan Bourne in a non-title match at 1:24 with the kick to the face after avoiding Air Bourne; after the match, Daniel Bryan interrupted Sheamus and said he wanted a title rematch at WrestleMania; moments later, Sheamus threw Bryan the title belt, then kicked him in the face when he caught it
WWE Divas Champion Eve pinned Maryse in a non-title match at 2:22 with a reversal into the neckbreaker; late in the bout, Michael Cole took the mic and told the divas to hurry up because he had another world exclusive for Jerry Lawler later in the show; after the contest, Eve confronted Cole on the floor and slapped him as he stuck his head out of his pod; moments later, Cole taunted her while telling his security guard to get her away from him
WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Wade Barrett & Ezekiel Jackson) defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov (w/ Tamina) in a non-title match at 1:51 when Gabriel pinned Kozlov with the Shooting Star Press after Slater dropped Kozlov with the reverse DDT; after the match, Corre attacked Marella & Kozlov until the Big Show and Kane came out and dominated a brawl with Corre in and out of the ring, culminating with Jackson sustaining a double chokeslam
Dolph Ziggler, Vickie Guerrero, Michelle McCool, & Layla defeated John Morrison & Trish Stratus in a handicap match at 10:31 when Vickie pinned Morrison after Ziggler avoided Starship Pain and hit the Zig Zag; the bout was originally Ziggler vs. Morrison but was changed to a handicap tag team match at around the 1:10 mark via an e-mail from the Raw GM, read by Michael Cole, after the women interfered
Randy Orton fought Rey Mysterio Jr. to a no contest at around the 4-minute mark when CM Punk appeared on the big screen outside Orton's tour bus and implied he was going to go introduce himself to Orton's wife; moments later, Orton ran out but was attacked from behind by Punk, with Orton's wife screaming as she watched Orton be attacked outside the arena
WWE Superstars - 3/24/11 - featured the Chris Masters vs. Tyler Reks match taped 3/22/11 in Columbus, OH; included an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' featured the announcement Wade Barrett would challenge WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston the following night as part of Smackdown; included an ad promoting 'The True History of WrestleMania;' featured a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" included pre-taped comments from John Cena, Big Show, Arn Anderson, Randy Orton, Ricky Steamboat, Jerry Lawler, John Morrison, Jim Ross, Steve Austin, Booker T, Harley Race, Shawn Michaels, Dusty Rhodes, and Chris Jericho regarding the Triple H vs. Undertaker match at WrestleMania; featured an ad promoting the USA telecast of the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame the Monday after WrestleMania:
The Great Khali & Yoshi Tatsu defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 3:57 when Khali scored the pin following the tree slam; Scott Stamford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout; Khali's ribs were heavily taped after the injury he sustained a week earlier at the hands of WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin
Daniel Bryan & Gail Kim defeated Tyson Kidd & Melina at 13:12 when Kidd submitted to the LeBell Lock after Bryan & Kim hit a double missile dropkick onto their opponents; Scott Stamford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the taping: John Cena & Triple H defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk

WWE @ Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena - March 22, 2011
Titus O'Neal defeated Darren Young
Lucky Cannon defeated Byron Saxton
WWE Superstars - 3/24/11: Chris Masters defeated Tyler Reks via submission with the full nelson at 10:21; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 3/25/11 - featured an opening backstage segment in which Teddy Long told World Heavyweight Champion Edge, his arm wrapped up after the injury he sustained the previous week at the hands of Alberto Del Rio, that if either he or Del Rio became physical before WrestleMania then they would be taken off the show; included a backstage segment with Christian and Edge in which Edge said he would be in Christian's corner later for his match against Del Rio and that he needed to be in action later in the show, despite the injury, to prove to Del Rio he was ready for their WrestleMania match; featured an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' included pre-taped comments from Cena, Big Show, Arn Anderson, Randy Orton, Ricky Steamboat, Jerry Lawler, John Morrison, Jim Ross, Steve Austin, Booker T, Harley Race, Shawn Michaels, Dusty Rhodes, and Chris Jericho regarding the Triple H vs. Undertaker match at WrestleMania; featured a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" included a backstage segment with Long and Del Rio in which Long reinterated his ruling regarding Del Rio and Edge, with Del Rio calling Long's bluff that he would take him off WrestleMania if he touched Edge before the pay-per-view; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that said for the 25th straight week Smackdown was SyFy's most watched program; included a promo by Taker at the entrance stage regarding his upcoming match against Triple H and noted he would be on Raw to confront Triple H Monday; featured an ad promoting the USA telecast of the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame the Monday after WrestleMania; included a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara:
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated CM Punk via disqualification at 8:15 when Cody Rhodes, wearing street clothes, ran out and assaulted Mysterio on the floor; moments later, Rhodes lifted up his pants leg, revealing a steel brace underneath, and ran it into Mysterio's face; moments later, Mysterio was tended to in the ring
World Heavyweight Champion Edge defeated Drew McIntyre via submission with a modified Indian deathlock at 2:26 in a non-title match; Edge's left arm was heavily taped for the match following an injury at the hands of Alberto Del Rio the previous week; after the contest, Edge dropped McIntyre with the spear
Michelle McCool & Layla defeated Kelly Kelly & Rosa Mendes at 1:09 when Layla pinned Mendes with the Lay Out; LayCool came out dressed as Snooki for the bout; after the match, McCool & Layla cut an in-ring promo in which they made fun of Trish Stratus, John Morrison, & Snooki, who they would face at WrestleMania
Wade Barrett (w/ Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel) pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston to win the title at 5:20 by catching Kingston as he attempted the spin kick to the face and hitting Wasteland, moments after Kingston knocked Slater off the apron with the kick; after the bout, Gabriel hit the 450 splash on Kingston; moments later, Slater & Gabriel hoisted Barrett onto their shoulders in celebration
Jack Swagger defeated R-Truth via submission with the ankle lock at 2:54; after the bout, Michael Cole left his commentary pod at ringside, entered the ring as Swagger kept the hold applied, and insulted Truth on the mic
Christian (w/ World Heavyweight Champion Edge) pinned Alberto Del Rio (w/ Brodus Clay) at 12:17 with the Killswitch after Del Rio became distracted by Edge on the floor, moments after Edge dropped Clay with the spear and then hit him with a steel chair; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Edge climbed in the ring with the chair but was stopped by Christian, who reminded Edge that using the chair would cost him from appearing at WrestleMania; Christian then took the chair and hit Del Rio himself; moments later, Edge yelled at Del Rio on the floor before Christian led him away
Dark match after the taping: Rey Mysterio Jr., Christian, Kane, & the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio, WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel after Slater sustained the 619, chokeslam from Kane, Killswitch from Christian, and punch from Show

WWE (Raw) @ Champaign, IL - Assembly Hall - March 25, 2011 (6,700)
Included an in-ring segment in which R-Truth had four fans compete in a dance-off with the winner getting to go backstage; a young kid won
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification at 2:35 when CM Punk attacked the challenger; after the bout, the Raw GM ruled that Orton & John Cena would face Miz & Punk later in the show
Santino Marella, Vladimir Kozlov, & Evan Bourne defeated Tyson Kidd, Jimmy & Jey Uso at 11:56 when Bourne pinned one of the Usos with the Shooting Star Press after Marella hit the Uso with the Cobra
The Great Khali pinned Zack Ryder at the 22-second mark with a chop to the head
Sin Cara defeated Primo Colon via submission with the La Mistica at 11:12 (Sin Cara's debut)
John Morrison pinned Dolph Ziggler at 10:04 with Starship Pain after avoiding the Zig Zag
WWE Divas Champion Eve & Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox & Melina at 12:07 when Eve pinned Melina with a neckbreaker
WWE US Champion Sheamus pinned Daniel Bryan (w/ Gail Kim) at 13:20 after hitting the challenger with a steel chair as Bryan attempted a dive to the floor
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk at 16:51 when Cena pinned Miz with the FU after Orton dropped Punk with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Evansville, IN - Roberts Stadium - March 26, 2011 (7,500)
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification
Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Tyson Kidd, Jimmy & Jey Uso
The Great Khali defeated Zack Ryder
Sin Cara defeated Primo Colon
John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler
Eve & Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox & Melina
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk; Jerry Lawler was the guest referee for the bout

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Grand Rapids, MI - March 26, 2011 (6,200)
Featured a segment in which Kelly Kelly had fans compete in a dance contest for free tickets
Kofi Kingston won an 8-man battle royal by last eliminationg Jack Swagger; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett later in the show; other participants included Brodus Clay, Percy Watson, Mark Henry, Tyler Reks, Chris Masters, and Drew McIntyre
Layla & Kaitlyn defeated Beth Phoenix & AJ when Layla pinned AJ with the Lay Out
Percy Watson pinned Drew McIntyre after avoiding the Future Shock; after the bout, McIntyre dropped Watson with the Future Shock
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock
The Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) via disqualification when Jackson interfered as Show signalled for the chokeslam; after the bout, the champions and Jackson sustained double chokeslams
Christian pinned Brodus Clay with a tornado DDT
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett pinned Kofi Kingston with the Wasteland
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio & Cody Rhodes when Edge pinned Rhodes with the spear after Rhodes sustained the 619

WWE @ Indianapolis, IN - Conseco Fieldhouse - March 27, 2011 (matinee) (11,000)
Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification
Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Tyson Kidd, Jimmy & Jey Uso
The Great Khali defeated Zack Ryder
Sin Cara defeated Primo Colon
John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler
Eve & Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox & Melina
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk

WWE @ East Lansing, MI - Breslin Center - March 27, 2011 (matinee) (4,500)
Kofi Kingston won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett later in the show
Layla & Kaitlyn defeated Beth Phoenix & AJ
Percy Watson pinned Drew McIntyre
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock
The Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) via disqualification when Jackson interfered as Show signalled for the chokeslam; after the bout, the champions and Jackson sustained double chokeslams
Christian pinned Brodus Clay
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett pinned Kofi Kingston
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio & Cody Rhodes

WWE @ Albuquerque, NM - Tingley Coliseum - March 27, 2011

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - March 28, 2011 (15,106; more than 12,000 paid; sell out)
Mark Henry defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Titus O'Neal, Byron Saxton, & Conor O'Brien defeated Darren Young, Lucky Cannon, & Jacob Novak
Raw - featured an opening in-ring segment in which CM Punk sat in the ring, to chants of "CM Punk," with Punk saying Atlanta might not welcome him as friendly; Punk then noted Nexus was comprised of his people until Randy Orton took them out, then said - whether you were in Nexus or live in the city he was born and raised in - he didn't care what happened to you; the crowd then chanted "Randy" as Punk said he could find more mindless sheep to do whatever he wanted whenever he wanted; moments later, Punk showed footage of him attacking Orton the previous week in front of his wife; as Punk went to leave the ring, Orton came out with his right knee heavily taped; Orton dominated the ensuing brawl and went to punt Punk in the head only for his own knee to buckle; the crowd then chanted "CM Punk" as Punk, smiling, reentered the ring, and kicked Orton in the knee before dropping him with the Go To Sleep; included a backstage segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Edge and Christian discussed their upcoming tag team match, with Edge questioning how he couldn't touch Alberto Del Rio on Smackdown but could on Raw; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; several National Guard soldiers were shown in attendance; included a segment in which Michael Cole, within his pod, received an e-mail from the Raw GM on his iPad that said Jerry Lawler would face Jack Swagger later in the show; featured a video package set to Mark Collie's "In Time" to promote the Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania; included the announcement of all the events planned for WrestleMania Week in Atlanta; featured a preview of WWE All Stars showing Big Show vs. Andre the Giant; included an ad promoting the WWE 2011 Hall of Fame ceremony and the airing the following Monday on USA; featured the announcement Keri Hilson would perform "America, the Beautiful" at WrestleMania; included an in-ring segment in which Triple H and the Undertaker confronted each other, with Shawn Michaels then coming out before either said a word; Michaels then talked up both men and their upcoming match before asking Triple H why he thought he could do what Michaels couldn't - beat Taker; Triple H replied by saying, at some point, Michaels got soft and realized he could steal the show without actually having to win; Triple H then talked about showing up in the locker room 16 years earlier and said Taker was head and shoulders above the rest back then, then noted the numerous injuries he worked through and his dedication to the business; moments later, he noted he and Michaels made a pact to tell the other when it was time to end it, and if the other couldn't accept then that person would end it for them; he continued by telling Taker that it was his time to end it, but he would always be the icon despite having lost at WrestleMania and that Taker and his streak, with all due respect, would rest in peace; Taker replied by saying if he ever needed someone to put him down, he would pick Triple H to do it but it wasn't that time and that Triple H should ask Michaels if he didn't believe that to be true; Taker said, after beating Michaels twice in a row, Michaels was now humbled and would go into the Hall of Fame with regrets; moments later, Michaels went for the superkick but Taker caught his foot, leading to a staredown between Taker and Trips; Triple H then took the mic and told Michaels to tell Taker why he would beat him at WrestleMania; after a long pause, in which many chanted "One more match," Michaels left the ring and mouthed at Triple H, "I'm sorry. You can't win."; moments later, Taker left the ring before looking back at Triple H in the ring; featured an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' included Scott Stanford conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his knee injury, with Orton saying he had some anger management issues and despises no one more than Punk; featured a video package announcing the Legion of Doom & Paul Ellering would be inducted into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame; included a segment in which Trish Stratus & Snooki were shown at a New Jersey bar, with the two talking about their match at WrestleMania and ending with Snooki beating up a guy who kept hitting on the two; moments later, Michelle McCool & Layla attacked the two, leading to a pull-apart brawl before both Trish and Snooki yelled, "Mania, bitch!" as LayCool were led away; "bitch" was bleeped out; featured a closing in-ring segment in which the Rock remembered competing in Chicago at WrestleMania 13 and called John Cena a homeless Power Ranger and Vanilla Ice as the crowd chanted "Cena sucks;" moments later, Cena interrupted and told Rock the WWE is where he belonged, with the crowd then chanting "Rocky" as Cena said he was a Rock fan and wanted him back in the ring; Cena then noted all of Rock's insults, which he brushed off, before saying Rock made fun of him for kids being his audience, then noting he was damn proud of it; moments later, Cena said if Rock wanted to claim Cena wasn't working his tail to the bone to further the business then they would have words; Rock responded by saying there was nothing stopping him from beating Cena around Chicago, with Cena then accepting the challenge to a fight; WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, with Alex Riley, then came out to the ring and said Cena would lose at WrestleMania before saying Rock wasn't going to do a thing to risk being injured and embarassed by Miz; Rock responded by saying it didn't matter what Miz thought, with Miz and Riley double teaming Rock before Rock threw Riley from the ring, hit the People's Elbow on Miz, and threw him out too; Cena then reenterd the ring, dropped Rock with the FU, and left the ring to boos; Cena then pointed to the video wall promoting WrestleMania in six days:
World Heavyweight Champion Edge & Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay at 8:16 when Edge pinned Clay with the spear; Ricardo Rodriguez served as the ring announcer for Del Rio & Clay; after the bout, Edge chased Del Rio backstage after he applied the armbreaker on Christian, only for Del Rio to then attack Edge from behind and apply the hold on him
Santino Marella (w/ the Big Show, Kane, Vladimir Kozlov, & Tamina) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Justin Gabriel (w/ WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, WWE Tag Team Champion Heath Slater, & Ezekiel Jackson) at 1:53 when Marella pinned Gabriel with the Cobra; prior to the bout, it was announced the Corre would face Marella, Kozlov, Show, & Kane at WrestleMania; after the contest, both Kane and Show did the Marella trumpet playing dance in the ring
Jack Swagger (w/ Michael Cole) defeated Jerry Lawler via disqualification at 1:16 when Lawler assaulted Swagger with a steel chair outside the ring; Josh Matthews provided sole commentary for the match; after the contest, Lawler scared Cole into his pod, then climbed over and tried to reach Cole until Cole threw his drink in Lawler's face; Lawler was then forced back by Cole's personal security as Cole yelled that he would embarass Lawler at WrestleMania (Lawler's debut with new theme music) (WrestleMania 27 Blu-ray)
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) & WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated John Morrison & Daniel Bryan at 6:15 when Sheamus pinned Bryan with the crucifix powerbomb; prior to the bout, Vickie came out to Morrison's music and cut an in-ring promo saying what she did to Morrison is what LayCool would do to Snooki at WrestleMania; during the entrances, it was announced the WrestleMania press conference would be held Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City
WWE Superstars - 3/31/11 - included a WrestleMania 27 ad featuring to the tune of Tinie Tempah's "Written in the Stars;" featured a video package set to Mark Collie's "In Time" to promote the Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania; included a video package looking at Snooki's appearance on Raw, the set up for her WrestleMania match, and subsequent media coverage by E! News, CNN, TMZ, Access Hollywood, and more; featured footage from Raw in which Michelle McCool & Layla fought with Snooki & Trish Stratus at a New Jersey bar; included an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' featured a video package hyping the World Heavyweight Champion Edge vs. Alberto Del Rio match at WrestleMania; included highlights of WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin appearing on Conan O'Brien, letting him hold the title belt, and renaming Conan 'the Ginga Ninja;' featured an ad promoting Saturday's WWE 2011 Hall of Fame and the Monday airing of the show on USA; included a video package recapping the history between Miz, John Cena, and the Rock to hype Miz vs. Cena at WrestleMania; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 25,000 autographs would be signed by WWE Superstars during the four days of WrestleMania Axxess in Atlanta:
Trent Baretta pinned Curt Hawkins with a tornado DDT at 5:21; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
WWE Divas Champion Eve, Natalya Neidhart, & Gail Kim defeated Melina, Brie & Nikki Bella at 6:26 when one of the Bellas pinned Eve with a facebuster after the Bellas switched places behind the referee's back; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 4/1/11 - included Josh Matthews, Booker T, & Michael Cole - inside his cubicle - on commentary for the match, with Cole eventually leaving before Jerry Lawler came out; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Cody Rhodes, his face covered by a towel and wearing his protective mask, in which Rhodes explained why he attacked Rey Mysterio Jr. the previous week; Rhodes eventually took off his towel and said Rey would have to deal with both he and Mysterio's knee brace at WrestleMania; included Todd Grisham, Brie & Nikki Bella on location at WWE Axxess in Atlanta; featured a video package set to Mark Collie's "In Time" to promote the Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania; included a video package hyping the Randy Orton vs. CM Punk match at WrestleMania; featured a video package hyping the Legion of Doom & Paul Ellering being inducted into the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame; included footage of Jerry Lawler facing Jack Swagger earlier in the week on Raw; featured an in-ring promo by Lawler in which he discussed how Michael Cole had disrespected him in recent weeks and months and that he would get his revenge at WrestleMania and Steve Austin would deal with Swagger; included footage from the WrestleMania 27 press conference held Wednesday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square, with comments from Alberto Del Rio, Miz, Cena, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Snooki, and the Rock; featured Grisham and the Bellas at Axxess going over the various attractions; included footage from Raw of the segment involving Shawn Michaels, Triple H, and Taker; featured highlights of WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin appearing on Conan O'Brien, letting him hold the title belt, and renaming Conan 'the Ginga Ninja;' included a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; featured a video package hyping the Snooki, John Morrison, & Trish Stratus vs. Dolph Ziggler, Michelle McCool, & Layla match at WrestleMania and the subsequent mainstream media attention; included an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' featured an ad promoting Saturday's WWE 2011 Hall of Fame and the Monday airing of the show on USA; included a video package hyping the Del Rio vs. Edge match at WrestleMania; included the Rock, Cena, and Miz segment from Raw, shown in full:
Kofi Kingston defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification at 3:58 when Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel ran out and attacked Kingston after Barrett sustained the spin kick to the face; after the bout, Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov ran out to make the save but were beaten down; moments later, the Big Show and Kane came out and cleared Corre from the ring (WrestleMania 27 Blu-ray)
Cody Rhodes pinned Chris Masters with Crossroads at 2:11; during the bout, Michael Cole returned to the broadcast area surrounded by bodyguards; Rhodes wore his protective face mask for the match; after the contest, Rey Mysterio Jr. ran out and fought with Rhodes, with Rhodes eventually sliding to the floor as Mysterio attempted to hit the 619 while using his knee brace
Dark match after the taping: John Cena, World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Rey Mysterio Jr., & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, CM Punk, Alberto Del Rio, & Cody Rhodes

- 3/11: Finlay was released stemming from WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin interrupting the national anthem to cut a promo during the Champaign, IL house show several days earlier. Finlay was in charge of the show and the move drew complaints from WWE sponsor the National Guard.

WWE @ Georgia World Congress Center - Atlanta, GA - March 31, 2011
Axxess
Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock

WWE @ Georgia World Congress Center - Atlanta, GA - April 1, 2011
Axxess
Roddy Piper & Rob Dyrdek defeated Tyson Kidd & Zack Ryder

WWE @ Georgia World Congress Center - Atlanta, GA - April 2, 2011
Axxess
Vladimir Kozlov defeated Tyler Reks
Drew McIntyre defeated Chris Masters at the 12-minute mark
The Great Khali defeated Zack Ryder
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated WWE Tag Team Champion Heath Slater

- 4/2/11: Shawn Michaels, the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering, Sunny, Bob Armstrong, Drew Carey, and Abdullah the Butcher were inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, held at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

WWE @ Georgia World Congress Center - Atlanta, GA - April 3, 2011 (morning)
Axxess
Mark Henry pinned Primo Colon with the powerslam
Yoshi Tatsu defeated WWE Tag Team Champion Justin Gabriel

WrestleMania 27 - Atlanta, GA - Georgia Dome - April 3, 2011 (61,617; announced at 71,617)
The Great Khali won an impromptu battle royal by last eliminating WWE US Champion Sheamus at 8:29; the bout was originally Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan in a lumberjack match but referee Charles Robinson stopped the match at 4:19 when the lumberjacks began fighting with the two wrestlers; moments later, Teddy Long appeared and ordered all the wrestlers to compete in a battle royal; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match; order of elimination: Tyler Reks by Khali (0:07); Curt Hawkins by Khali (0:17); Yoshi Tatsu by Mark Henry after Henry caught Tatsu coming off the turnbuckle and thew him out (0:35); R-Truth by Jimmy & Jey Uso after the top rope was pulled down (3:55); one Uso by Henry (4:08); the other Uso by Henry (4:11); Henry by Primo Colon, Zack Ryder, & Tyson Kidd (4:20); Primo by Khali (4:31); Ryder by Bryan (4:33); Chavo Guerrero Jr. by Drew McIntyre via a backdrop (5:19); David Hart Smith by Khali via a chop as Smith was on the apron (5:24); JTG by Khali as JTG was on the top rope (5:43); Kidd by Bryan (5:59); Trent Baretta by McIntyre (6:14); Johnny Curtis by Sheamus, William Regal, & McIntyre (6:22); Masters by McIntyre via a boot as Masters was on the apron (6:54); Evan Bourne by Sheamus after Bourne hit the Air Bourne on McIntyre (7:10); Regal by Ted Dibiase Jr. (7:40); Dibiase by McIntyre via a boot to the face after Bryan ducked the move (7:52); McIntyre by Bryan (7:54); Bryan by Sheamus via a boot to the face as both men fought on the apron (8:13); Sheamus by Khali via a clothesline (WrestleMania 27)
Pay-per-view bouts - featured an opening in-ring promo by guest host the Rock in which he noted he was back in Atlanta, riled up the crowd, alluded to John Cena being backstage trying to figure out what Fruity Pebbles T-shirt to wear; included Michael Cole, Josh Matthews, & Jerry Lawler on commentary until the Lawler-Cole match, with Jim Ross & Lawler finishing out the show from there; featured a backstage segment with Snoop Dogg and Teddy Long in which Snoop said he was looking for more talent to go on tour with him; auditions followed: William Regal came out and did a rap, Great Khali & Beth Phoenix sang 'Summer Lovin' from Grease, Zack Ryder sang Rebecca Black's 'Friday' until Roddy Piper came up behind him and knocked him out with a coconut; moments later, Yoshi Tatsu sang Queen's 'We Will Rock You' while Chris Masters flexed his pecs in tune; finally, Hornswoggle came out, with Long noting Hornswoggle couldn't speak; after Snoop and Long left, Hornswoggle did a rap while Brie & Nikki Bella danced in the background; included a backstage segment with Rock and WWE Divas Champion Eve in which they talked about WrestleMania, with Rock saying he would make an unforgettable moment with the next person to walk behind him; when Rock turned around, he found Mae Young; Mae then said she was looking for the People's Strudle; moments later, Eve escorted Mae to her seat, with Rock then coming face to face with Steve Austin and the two shaking hands; featured a backstage segment with the Rock and Gene Okerlund in which Rock said Cena's biggest fan was supposed to be backstage to confront him, with Pee Wee Herman then appearing; Rock then made fun of anyone who would want to be on the 'Fruit Loop Troop,' even bringing out Okerlund dressed up in Cena merchandise; Pee Wee eventually said he wanted to be on Team Bring It and the two bumping fists; included Howard Finkel introducing the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame inductees to the entrance stage - Abdullah the Butcher, Sunny, the Road Warriors & Paul Ellering, Drew Carey, Bob Armstrong, and Jim Duggan, with Shawn Michaels coming out last to his entrance music; featured a video package recapping the WrestleMania week in Atlanta, with comments from fans, Kofi Kingston, Alberto Del Rio, CM Punk, Michael Cole, Booker T, Nikki & Brie Bella, Daniel Bryan, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, Eve, Triple H, Natalya Neidhart, John Morrison, Santino Marella, John Cena, and others; several members of the National Guard were shown in attendance; included an in-ring announcement by Justin Roberts in which he said the crowd of 71,617 was the biggest for any entertainment event held at the Georgia Dome:
World Heavyweight Champion Edge (w/ Christian) pinned Alberto Del Rio (w/ Brodus Clay) at 11:09 with the spear, shortly after Christian hit a tornado DDT on the floor on an interfering Clay; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Edge approached Del Rio's Rolls Royce parked at the entrance stage, eventually stomping it until Christian brought tire irons for the both of them; Edge then smashed the windows and scratched the car before standing on the hood and holding up the title belt (You Think You Know Me? The Story of Edge)
Cody Rhodes pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. with Crossroads at 12:00 after hitting him with Mysterio's own leg brace behind the referee's back as Mysterio attempted a dive to the floor; Mysterio dressed as Capt. America for the match; late in the bout, after Rhodes took off Mysterio's knee brace, Mysterio took off Rhodes' face mask and put it on himself to use as a weapon (Rhodes' first appearance with new music and Titantron)
Kofi Kingston (mystery partner, sub. an injured for Vladimir Kozlov), Kane, the Big Show, & Santino Marella defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel at 1:35 when Show pinned Slater with the punch to the face after Santino hit the Cobra on Slater
Randy Orton pinned CM Punk at 14:40 with the RKO as Punk attempted a springboard clothesline off the top, moments after Punk avoided a regular RKO inside the ring; Orton's right knee was heavily taped for the bout (Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator)
Michael Cole (w/ Jack Swagger) defeated Jerry Lawler via reverse decision at 13:45; during his ring entrance, Cole cut a promo on Lawler before saying Ross would go back to making bad BBQ sauce after the show, Lawler would be humiliated, and Austin would raise his hand in victory; Jim Ross, Booker, & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout; Austin drove ringside in a four-wheeler; Lawler originally won the match via submission with the ankle lock; moments later, guest referee Steve Austin and Lawler celebrated with beers until Booker T came into the ring and did the Spinarooni; Austin then gave Booker a beer before dropping him with the Stunner; the Raw GM then sent an e-mail, which Matthews read that stated Austin overstepped his role in becoming physical with Cole, thus Cole was the winner; as Cole and Swagger celebrated at the entrance stage, Lawler grabbed Matthews, who read the e-mail, and threw him into the ring where Austin dropped him with the Stunner; Austin then drove up the ramp in his four-wheeler, with Lawler joining Ross on commentary
The Undertaker defeated Triple H via submission in a no holds barred match at 29:21 with the Hell's Gate; Triple h used Metallica's "For Whom the Bell Tolls" to introduce his entrance music, then appeared wearing a skull mask surrounded by soldiers carrying sheilds; Taker used Johnny Cash's "Ain't No Grave" for his entrance music; both songs were altered for commercial release; at the 3-minute mark, Michael Cole's protective pod was destroyed during a ringside brawl; Triple H was in the hold about 2 minutes before tapping out; after the contest, "19-0" appeared on the video wall and fireworks went off; moments later, Triple H got to his feet and watched as Taker was tended to by referee Scott Armstrong and a trainer; after Taker collapsed on the floor and couldn't pull himself back up, a cart was driven to the ring to take him backstage; Mike Rotundo and Dean Malenko were among those helping Taker onto the cart; the crowd then chanted "Undertaker" as he was driven to the back
John Morrison, Trish Stratus, & Snooki defeated Dolph Ziggler, Michelle McCool, & Layla (w/ Vickie Guerrero) when Snooki pinned McCool with a handspring splash in the corner and a splash at 4:16; Guerrero did the introductions for her team from the entrance stage; Snooki was heavily booed when she was in the ring
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) pinned John Cena in a No DQ, no count-out, no time-limit match at 19:43 after the Rock dropped the champion with the Rock Bottom; prior to his entrance, a video package aired showing Miz in a control room showing footage of Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Steve Austin, and the Rock, spliced in with footage from his own MTV and WWE career; after footage was shown of him winning the title, the package began using Nas' "Hate Me Now;" inflatable letters spelling out "Awesome" were positioned at the entrance stage for Miz's entrance; a faith-based video appeared on the big screen to introduce Cena's entrance, showing various hilights of his career as a pastor spoke to God; moments later, a church choir performed Cena's theme song before he walked out; the match originally ended as a double count-out at 14:43 after Cena tackled the champion into the crowd; moments later, Rock came out and went to read an e-mail from the Raw GM until he said it didn't matter what the GM thought, tossed the laptop, and took the mic, saying he was the host of WrestleMania and the show wasn't over; Rock then had the match continue with the added stipulations to determine a winner; after the match, Rock returned to the ring, fought off Miz, hit the Rock Bottom, and the People's Elbow; Rock then posed to the crowd as the show ended

- 4/4/11: A one-hour version of the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame aired on the USA Network.

WWE @ Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena - April 4, 2011 (15,654; 12,500 paid; sell out)
Mark Henry pinned Zack Ryder with the powerslam
Raw - featured Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler on commentary, with Michael Cole, Josh Matthews, & Booker T replacing them after the first match; included an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he discussed his match against the Undertaker as part of WrestleMania, then noting he's never been more tired or sore after the match but added that the body taken from the ring on a stretcher was just a man; moments later, Triple H addressed whether Taker would ever come back, then thanking Taker for the match before saying he believed Taker would be back and he would be waiting for him; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 in Miami, FL; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WrestleMania 27 was the highest attended entertainment event in Georgia Dome history, beating out U2, Elton John, Paul McCarney, the Backstreet Boys, and the Rolling Stones; featured a backstage segment in which Steve Austin shook Triple H's hand and said he wanted to be there if there ever was a Triple H-Taker rematch; included a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; featured an in-ring segment in which Austin brought out all of the Tough Enough contestants and had them introduce themselves; after they did, and the crowd chanted at Austin to "Stun them all," WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, interrupted; Miz noted that he was on Tough Enough in 2004 and went on to suffer a concussion the night before at WrestleMania and despite that beat John Cena; Miz went on to address the contestants before the turning his attention to Austin, asking if he had one more run in him as the crowd chanted "One more match;" Austin then called for the contestants to clear the ring, with Miz then hitting a cheap shot and going to the floor as Riley attacked Austin in the corner; Austin eventually fought Riley off, dropped him with the Stunner, and then threw cans of beer to the contestants on the floor before leading them in a toast; moments later, Austin went over to Cole's Cole Mine cubicle and gave him a beer bath; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WrestleMania was seen in more than 100 countries and in 20 unique languages; included an ad promoting 'DX: One Last Stand;' featured a video package recapping WrestleMania week in Atlanta, with comments from Kofi Kingston, international fans, Alberto Del Rio, CM Punk, Michael Cole, Booker T, Miz, Brie & Nikki Bella, Daniel Bryan, WWE Divas Champion Eve, Triple H, John Morrison, Santino Marella, Melina, city and state officials; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read "WrestleMania" was the #1 non-sponsored worldwide trend on Twitter Sunday; included a closing in-ring segment in which John Cena congratulated Miz for his victory at WrestleMania and said Miz had earned his respect; Cena then addressed the Rock, noting it was clear Rock didn't respect him after his actions at WrestleMania; moments later, Rock came out to a chant of "Fruity Pebbles," with Rock insulting Cena until Cena challenged Rock to a match; Rock responded by accepting the challenge but having the match take place the following year at WrestleMania 28, with the two then shaking hands; moments later, WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, and WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel ran out and surrounded the ring, then attacking Cena and Rock until Cena and Rock made the comeback with Cena hitting the Five Knuckle Shuffle on Slater, Rock dropping Barrett with the spinebuster and then hitting the People's Elbow, Cena hitting the FU on Slater, and Rock hitting Barrett with the Rock Bottom; Cena and Rock then shook hands again:
Jerry Lawler defeated Jack Swagger (w/ Michael Cole) via reverse decision in an impromptu match; Swagger initially won the bout via submission with the ankle lock at 3:50, after Lawler chased Cole into the ring, but the referee changed his call when Swagger refused to break the hold; prior to the contest, Cole, wearing his headgear and singlet, walked out and cut a promo from the entrance stage in which he bragged about his victory over Lawler at WrestleMania; Lawler took the mic to respond, noting he made Cole cry like a little girl and he was a jackass; Cole responded by challenging Lawler to a rematch, with Lawler accepting only for Cole to say the rematch wouldn't be against him but against Swagger, who Lawler faced the previous week on Raw; after the contest, Cole confronted Jim Ross at the broadcast table, then squirting barbecue sauce all over Ross until Ross stalked Cole backstage while the crowd chanted "Austin"
Randy Orton & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated CM Punk & Cody Rhodes at 16:31 when Orton pinned Rhodes with the RKO after Mysterio hit the 619
Alberto Del Rio (w/ Brodus Clay) defeated Evan Bourne via submission with the armbreaker at 2:42 after kicking Bourne off the top rope; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; during the match, there were several chants of "Del Rio"
John Morrison & Trish Stratus defeated Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero at 3:23 when Morrison pinned Ziggler with the Flying Chuck and Starship Pain after Trish slapped Ziggler; prior to the bout, Ziggler & Guerrero cut a promo at the entrance stage in which they blamed Michelle McCool & Layla for their WrestleMania loss
WWE US Champion Sheamus pinned Daniel Bryan at 3:51 with the kick to the face; after the contest, Sheamus continued to assault Bryan in the corner until Sin Cara appeared at the entrance stage, ran and flipped into the ring, cleared Sheamus from the ring, and hit a crossbody off the top to the floor (Sin Cara's surprise TV debut)
WWE Superstars - 4/7/11 - final episode on WGN; featured the Drew McIntyre vs. JTG match taped 4/5/11 in Charlotte, NC; included a video package recapping the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 in Miami, FL; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WrestleMania 27 was the highest attended entertainment event in Georgia Dome history, beating out U2, Elton John, Paul McCarney, the Backstreet Boys, and the Rolling Stones; featured an ad promoting 'The Chaperone;' included the John Cena and Rock confrontation from Raw in which they agreed to face at WrestleMania 28, with the two then fighting off Corre; featured an ad promoting 'DX: One Last Stand':
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Tyson Kidd with the kick to the head at 9:55; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match
Santino Marella pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with the Cobra at 10:50; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match

- 4/2/11: WWE Tough Enough premiered on the USA Network following Raw.

WWE @ Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena - April 5, 2011
Percy Watson defeated Curt Hawkins
NXT - 4/5/11:
Conor O'Brien (w/ Vladimir Kozlov) pinned Jacob Novak with a roll up out of the corner
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via disqualification when Dibiase refused to stop attacking Tatsu in the corner; Maryse sat ringside for the bout; after the match, Dibiase took the mic and told Maryse to choose between him and NXT
WWE Superstars - 4/7/11: Drew McIntyre pinned JTG with the Future Shock at 4:38; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 4/8/11 - Michael Cole's cubicle was wrapped in "Do not touch" yellow tape for the show; featured an opening in-ring promo by Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez and Brodus Clay, in which he said World Heavyweight Champion Edge and Christian delayed his destiny of winning the title and destroyed his car, which he saw as one of his children; as Del Rio went to say he would do to Edge what Edge did to his car, Edge was driven out on the back of a Brisco Brothers wrecker, with Del Rio's car to the back of it; Edge then cut a promo on the car before spraypainting it; after the two had words, Del Rio challenged Edge to a rematch with Edge saying there were other worthy wrestlers; moments later, Christian was revealed as the driver of the wrecker; as Edge and Christian went to confront Del Rio and Clay in the ring, Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage and ordered Christian to face Del Rio later in the show, with the winner challenging Edge in a ladder match at Extreme Rules; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WrestleMania 27 was the highest attended entertainment event in Georgia Dome history, beating out U2, Elton John, Paul McCarney, the Backstreet Boys, and the Rolling Stones; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Sin Cara; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read "WrestleMania" was the #1 non-sponsored trend on Twitter Sunday; featured the John Cena / Rock segment from Raw, shown in full; included a backstage segment with Edge and Christian in which they discussed potentially facing each other at Extreme Rules; after Edge walked out of the room, Christian briefly looked at the title belt before Edge returned for it; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 in Miami, FL; included an ad promoting 'DX: One Last Stand;' featured an in-ring promo by Cole in which he bragged about spraying Jim Ross with BBQ sauce on Raw before introducing Jack Swagger, who said it was easy to train Cole to beat Jerry Lawler at WrestleMania; the two then celebrated with a victory lap, with Sin Cara then walking out, flipping into the ring, clearing him from the ring, and hitting a corkscrew plancha to the floor; featured a backstage segment with Michelle McCool and Layla in which Layla said she signed them up for couple's therapy, with McCool saying they weren't a couple and Layla telling her to just show up; included a video package recapping the 2011 WWE Hall of Fame:
Kofi Kingston, the Big Show, Kane, & Santino Marella defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match; fall #1: Kingston pinned Gabriel with a crossbody off the top at 9:10; fall #2: Barrett pinned Marella with a boot to the face and Wasteland at 14:45; fall #3: Corre was disqualified at 18:32 when the other members ganged up on Kane as he attempted the chokeslam on Barrett; after the bout, Corre was fought off, ending with Kane, Show, & Marella hitting a triple chokeslam on Jackson (Corre's first appearance with slightly modified theme music)
Cody Rhodes pinned Trent Barretta with Crossroads at 1:31; after the bout, Rhodes continued to assault Barretta in the corner by headbutting Barretta with his face mask until Rey Mysterio Jr. made the save; Mysterio repeatedly tried to take off Rhodes' mask until Rhodes went to the floor and eventually backstage
Kelly Kelly & Beth Phoenix defeated Michelle McCool & Layla at 2:40 when Kelly pinned Layla with a roll up after McCool went to the floor, complaining of a back injury; after the contest, McCool blamed Layla for the loss
Alberto Del Rio (w/ Brodus Clay) pinned Christian at 13:22 after hitting the running kick to the head as Christian was on the top rope, moments after World Heavyweight Champion Edge, who provided guest commentary for the match, dropped Clay with the spear outside the ring; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the match; stipulations stated the winner would face Edge at Extreme Rules in a ladder match
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Triple H, Christian, Rey Mysterio Jr., & the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio, WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater when Triple H pinned Slater with the Pedigree

WWE @ Bridgeport, CT - Webster Bank Arena - April 11, 2011 (6,000; sell out)
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Ted Dibiase Jr.
Raw - included an opening introduction by Justin Roberts of Michael Cole, who then took his spot in the Cole Miner cubicle at ringside; featured an in-ring promo by John Cena in which he discussed his WrestleMania 28 match against the Rock and said it would also be for the WWE World Title; Cena then said that meant he would have to win the title, then challenging WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin; moments later, Randy Orton walked out and said Cena should step aside after losing to Miz at WrestleMania and allow someone who actually won their match to challenge; as Cena went to respond, John Morrison walked out and said, regarding Cena and Orton, that he "had seen this show before" and he too should be involved in determining the #1 contender; moments later, Vickie Guerrero, with Dolph Ziggler, walked out, noted she recently pinned Morrison, and that Ziggler should be next in line; Ziggler then noted that he had never faced Miz so the line started with him, with R-Truth then interrupting and saying he had never gotten a one-on-one world title match; the Raw GM then sent in an e-mail which Cole read on his iPad that stated all the men would compete in a gauntlet match to determine who would challenge Miz at Extreme Rules; included a vignette showing the silhouette of Awesome Kong, who flicked the head off a doll; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read more than 12 million people watched WWE programming the previous Monday, more than any show on ESPN, TNT, Fox News, CW, and NBC; included a backstage segment with Eve complained to both Gail Kim and Natalya Neidhart that all the divas were after each other and didn't have anyone else's back; after Eve left, Tamina walked in with a scowl; featured an ad promoting "DX: One Last Stand;" included a video package recapping the Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania with comments from Christian, Steve Austin, Big Show, CM Punk, World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Orton, Pat Patterson, the Rock, and John Cena; featured a backstage segment with Edge and Cena in which they were shown shaking hands before Edge came out to address the crowd; included an in-ring promo by Edge in which he discussed his broken neck in 2003 and said a recent MRI test showed that he needed to retire; the crowd then responded with chants of "Thank you, Edge," with Edge mentioning his being in the WWE since the age of 23, being in the Brood, being the funny guy with Christian, being the hated guy, having a live sex celebration with Lita, being thrown in the Long Island Sound, and main eventing WrestleMania against the Undertaker; he then said if asked if he would go through all the sleepless nights, flights, miles on the road, injuries, surgeries, and matches, he would in a heartbeat; moments later, Edge walked up the ramp, with his back against the crowd, and threw up his arms in his pose before then going backstage; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more than 5 million Facebook fans, more than ESPN, Pepsi, MLB, Gatorade, NASCAR, and the NFL; following the commercial break, footage was shown of Edge being greeted backstage by much of the Raw roster:
Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) pinned WWE Divas Champion Eve at 2:14 with a kick to the mid-section and facebuster after Eve fought off an interfering Nikki, who briefly switched places with Brie behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Eve gave the referee a marker so identify the legal Bella from the one in the corner Sin Cara pinned Primo Colon at 4:31 with a backwards flip slam off the top rope (Sin Cara's TV in-ring debut)
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel defeated Santino Marella, Daniel Bryan, Mark Henry, & Evan Bourne in an impromptu match at around the 4:30 mark when Slater pinned Marella with the reverse DDT after Gabriel kicked Marella in the back of the head from the apron as Marella attempted the Cobra; prior to the bout, Barrett, with the rest of the Corre, discussed their altercation the previous week against John Cena and the Rock, with Barrett noting it wasn't his idea and it wasn't a good idea to begin with; Barrett then said he saw the group as equals but didn't see the point of continuing, with Jackson, Slater, and Gabriel taking exception and noting what they brought to the group; moments later, Marella's team appeared at the entrance stage, nicknaming his team "APPLE" and noting they would take out the Corre (the bout began during the commercial match)
Jerry Lawler (w/ Jim Ross) pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Jerry Lawler) with a roll up at 5:16 as Swagger grabbed at Ross on the floor, moments after Ross pulled Cole off the apron; prior to the bout, Cole took the mic and insulted Ross from inside his Cole Miner cubicle, with Ross then rocking the cubicle in an attempt to break it; moments later, Swagger ran out and brawled with Lawler at ringside until referees held the two apart; stipulations stated Lawler would get a rematch with Cole at Extreme Rules if he won and Cole would never again have to face Lawler if Swagger won; after the contest, Cole yelled at Swagger in the ring, blaming him for the loss and calling him an idiot and repeatedly poking him in the chest before slapping him across the face; Cole then left the ring, with Lawler then taking the mic and saying at Extreme Rules it would be Lawler & Ross against Cole & Swagger; Josh Matthews was on commentary for the match but said very little, with Ross and Cole's bickering towards each other from their respective corners being the main commentary; Ross and Lawler joined Matthews on commentary for the remainder of the show
Gauntlet Match: Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Randy Orton with a roll up at 2:38 after Orton became distracted by Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga at ringside; after the bout, Mason Ryan appeared, dropped Orton, and then hit a powerbomb on Orton as Otunga and McGillicutty yelled at Orton; WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, provided guest commentary for the matches (Ryan, McGillicutty, and Otunga's surprise returns after a several week absence)
Gauntlet Match: R-Truth pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with the What's Up at 3:56
Gauntlet Match: R-Truth pinned John Morrison with the What's Up after avoiding Starship Pain at 4:50
Gauntlet Match: R-Truth fought John Cena to a double disqualification at 5:34 when WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin and Alex Riley attacked both men as Cena attempted the FU on Truth; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the match, Miz took the mic and called both the men losers and said neither would challenge him at Extreme Rules; moments later, Jerry Lawler read an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated both Cena and Truth would challenge Miz at the pay-per-view; Cena and Truth then fought off Miz and Riley, with Cena dropping Riley with the FU before Cena and Truth squared off in the ring, with the two then shaking hands; moments later, the two had a confrontation before Truth left the ring
WWE Superstars - 4/14/11 - first episode as an online-exclusive in the US; featured the in-ring segment from Raw, shown in full, of World Heavyweight Champion Edge announcing his retirement due to injury; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Tough Enough was the #1 non-prime Reality Series Premiere of the year on all of cable and broadcast TV; featured a vignette showing the silhouette of Awesome Kong, who flicked the head off a doll; included a video package recapping the Undertaker vs. Triple H match at WrestleMania with comments from Christian, Steve Austin, Big Show, CM Punk, World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Orton, Pat Patterson, the Rock, and John Cena:
Natalya Neidhart & Gail Kim defeated Maryse & Melina at 5:31 when Maryse submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
The Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) pinned Zack Ryder with the tree slam at 3:27; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match; prior to the contest, Ryder took the mic and cut a promo arguing that he should have had a bigger role at WrestleMania, that he was an internet sensation, his shirts were sold out worldwide, and he would take out his frustration on Khali; during the contest, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Ryder" and "Ryder sucks"

WWE @ Albany, NY - Times Union Center - April 12, 2011
Trent Barretta pinned Johnny Curtis
NXT Redemption - 4/12/11 - featured Todd Grisham & William Regal on commentary; included an opening segment at the entrance stage in which Matt Striker introduced Maryse, with Striker then asking Maryse what her answer was in choosing between NXT and Ted Dibiase Jr. and Maryse saying she had millionaires before Dibiase and would have them after Dibiase, then saying she chose NXT; after the rookies were introduced, they took part in a Power of the Punch Challenge, with Titus O'Neil scoring 801; when it was Lucky Cannon's turn, Cannon said he wasn't there to play games but was there to win championships, then opting not to participate; moments later, Striker tried to interview O'Neil about his win, with Cannon taking the mic and confronting Maryse; Yoshi Tatsu then walked out, with Cannon challenging him to a match later in the show; Cannon then invited Maryse to be ringside for the match since she was now on the market; featured a trailer promoting 'That's What I Am;' included an ad promoting 'The True Story of WrestleMania;' featured an ad promoting 'DX: One Last Stand;' included the in-ring segment from Raw, shown in full, of World Heavyweight Champion Edge announcing his retirement due to injury:
Titus O'Neil (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned Darren Young (w/ Chavo Guerrero Jr.) with a roll up at 2:28 as Young was distracted by Hornswoggle; Young cut a promo on his way to the ring, during which he insulted Hornswoggle and called him a joke; after the match, Young attacked O'Neil from behind and hit a fireman's carry into a gutbuster; moments later, Young grabbed Hornswoggle against the wishes of Guerrero, with Guerrero grabbing Young and talking to him until he released Hornswoggle
Jacob Novak (w/ JTG) pinned Byron Saxton (w/ Yoshi Tatsu) at 3:43 after two kicks and a boot to the face; prior to the bout, JTG introduced Novak, with Novak then coming out dressed as JTG; moments later, Novak took the mic and said he could probably learn a lot more from other WWE pros; Novak then mentioned Regal at ringside, noting his comments in recent weeks about Regal saying he could turn Novak into a star; Novak then invited Regal into the ring but Regal opted to stay at the commentary table
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Lucky Cannon with a spin kick off the top at 3:19; Maryse joined the commentary team for the match; after the contest, Maryse climbed into the ring, kissed Yoshi on the lips, laughed at Cannon, and left ringside
WWE Superstars - 4/14/11: Chris Masters defeated Curt Hawkins via submission with the full nelson at 5:46 after applying the hold as Hawkins was on the apron and then dragging him into the ring; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match; Masters bled from the mouth during the contest
Smackdown! - 4/15/11 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez introduced Alberto Del Rio, who then drove into the arena; moments later, Del Rio cut a promo in which he discussed Edge's career-ending injury and called for Edge to come out and present him with the World Heavyweight Title; Teddy Long appeared instead, joined Del Rio in the ring, agreed that Del Rio was the #1 contender and would compete in a ladder match for the title at Extreme Rules; Long then said Del Rio's opponent would be decided in a 20-man battle royal later in the broadcast; moments later, Del Rio complained of a conspiracy against him before saying he was glad he hurt Edge and forced him to retire; Long ended the segment by telling Del Rio to shut up:
Ezekiel Jackson pinned Kofi Kingston at 2:22
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Drew McIntyre at 10:10
Kelly Kelly pinned Layla at 2:05
Christian won a 20-man battle royal; other participants included: Brodus Clay, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Chris Masters, Cody Rhodes, Curt Hawkins, Drew McIntyre, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, Jack Swagger, JTG, Justin Gabriel, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Rey Mysterio Jr., the Big Show, Trent Barreta, Tyler Reks, WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, and Yoshi Tatsu; stipulations stated the winner would face Alberto Del Rio in a ladder match at Extreme Rules for the vacant World Heavyweight Title

WWE (Raw) @ Glasgow, Scotland - April 13, 2011 (4,600; sell out)
Evan Bourne pinned Alex Riley with the Shooting Star Press
Percy Watson pinned Tyson Kidd with a reverse neckbreaker
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
John Morrison pinned Dolph Ziggler with Starship Pain
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella pinned Eve with the facebuster after Nikki Bella distracted the challenger
Randy Orton pinned CM Punk in a streetfight with the RKO; the fans chose the stipulation instead of a Best 2 out of 3 falls bout
Sin Cara pinned Primo Colon with a sunset flip / powerbomb; after the bout, Sheamus ran out and fought with Sin Cara
WWE US Champion Sheamus pinned Daniel Bryan with the boot to the face
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification when Alex Riley interfered after Miz sustained the FU; after the bout, Miz and Riley double teamed Cena until R-Truth made the save

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Munich, Germany - April 14, 2011 (4,000)
Kofi Kingston won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC title later in the show
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Layla & Kaitlyn
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters
The Big Show defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater in a handicap match
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated Kofi Kingston
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes
Kane defeated Alberto Del Rio in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Belfast, Northern Ireland - April 14, 2011 (5,000; sell out)
Evan Bourne defeated Alex Riley
Percy Watson defeated Tyson Kidd
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella defeated Eve
Randy Orton defeated CM Punk in a streetfight
Sin Cara defeated Primo Colon at the 11-minute mark
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan; Bryan worked the match as a heel
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification when Alex Riley interfered after Miz sustained the FU; after the bout, Miz and Riley double teamed Cena until R-Truth made the save

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Dortmund, Germany - April 15, 2011 (5,000)
The Big Show won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC title later in the show
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Layla & Kaitlyn
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Drew McIntyre
Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater in a handicap match
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated the Big Show
Kofi Kingston defeated Cody Rhodes
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Dublin, Ireland - O2 Arena - April 15, 2011 (8,400)
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan
Percy Watson defeated Primo Colon
Dolph Ziggler defeated Evan Bourne
Randy Orton defeated CM Punk
Sin Cara defeated Tyson Kidd
Eve & Gail Kim defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, John Cena, and John Morrison fought to a no contest
John Cena & John Morrison defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley in an impromptu match

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Kiel, Germany - April 16, 2011 (4,000)
Kofi Kingston won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC title later in the show
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Layla & Kaitlyn
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters
The Big Show defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater in a handicap match
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated Kofi Kingston
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes
Kane defeated Alberto Del Rio in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Birmingham, England - April 16, 2011 (7,500)
Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Tyson Kidd, Jimmy & Jey Uso
Percy Watson defeated Primo Colon
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella defeated Eve
Sin Cara defeated Alex Riley
Randy Orton defeated CM Punk in a streetfight
John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification
John Cena & Sin Cara defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley in an impromptu match

WWE (Raw) @ Nottingham, England - April 17, 2011 (4,600)
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Eve & Gail Kim defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
Percy Watson defeated Primo Colon
Dolph Ziggler defeated Evan Bourne
Randy Orton defeated CM Punk
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated John Morrison
Sin Cara defeated Tyson Kidd
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Newcastle, England - April 17, 2011 (4,700)
Kofi Kingston won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC title later in the show
Brodus Clay defeated Trent Barreta
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Layla & Kaitlyn
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Drew McIntyre
The Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater via count-out
The Big Show & Kane defeated Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel, & Heath Slater in an impromptu handicap match
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated Kofi Kingston
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes
Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio in a streetfight

WWE @ London, England - O2 Arena - April 18, 2011 (11,000)
Percy Watson pinned Primo Colon
Raw - featured Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, & Michael Cole on commentary; included a clip from the WWE All Stars video game of John Cena vs. the Rock; featured a trailer promoting 'That's What I Am;' included a music video tribute to Edge's career set to 3 Doors Down's "When You're Young;" featured an ad promoting the following week's WWE Draft; included a vignette showing Awesome Kong ripping the legs off a doll before laughing; featured an ad promoting "DX: One Last Stand;" included an in-ring segment in which Cole introduced Jack Swagger, noting he and Swagger would beat Jerry Lawler & Jim Ross at Extreme Rules, with Swagger then coming out and putting a royal cape on Cole; Swagger then read a proclamation noting Cole would be knighted en route to his eventually going into the WWE Hall of Fame; moments later, Swagger introduced Queen Elizabeth, with a lookalike then coming out escorted by two men, knighting Cole, and Cole then kissing her on the lips; Cole then lead the crowd in a chant of "Sir Michael Cole," with the crowd following by adding "sucks;" Cole then demanded Lawler & Ross kiss his feet, with the two entering the ring before Lawler was attacked by Swagger and knocked to the floor; Swagger then put Ross in the ankle lock while Cole forced Ross to kiss his foot, which had a disgusting growth on it; featured a video package noting the WWE's partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, with comments from Layla, Triple H, and Mark Henry; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 10 million people watched the premiere of 'Tough Enough;' featured an ad promoting Friday's Smackdown that would feature Rey Mysterio Jr. vs. Cody Rhodes and Alberto Del Rio's retirement party for Edge, which fans could RSVP to on Facebook:
John Morrison pinned R-Truth in an impromptu match at 7:04 with Starship Pain after holding onto the ropes to avoid the What's Up; prior to the bout, Truth cut an in-ring promo in which he spoke of his trials and tribulations before noting he was in line to become the next WWE World Champion because of his title shot at Extreme Rules against John Cena and WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin; moments later, Morrison walked out, hugged Truth, said he was happy for him but noted Truth got a lot of lucky breaks to survive the previous week's gauntlet match; Morrison then showed footage of Truth resting in the corner and drinking water just prior to his match against Cena, then mocking Truth for doing so and noted Truth was a smoker; Truth said he knew Morrison was just out there trying to take his opportunity, with Morrison accepting and noting the draft was the next week; Morrison then egged Truth on until Truth agreed to the match, with Truth then jokingly asking the crowd for a bottle of water and a cigarette; early in the bout, Truth went to the floor and drank from a bottle of water; after the contest, Morrison extended his hand to Truth in the corner but a dejected Truth walked away, then pulling Morrison off the turnbuckle onto his back; moments later, Truth hit a running knee to the head to Morrison, sending him to the floor; he then landed another running knee to the head outside the ring; Truth then grabbed Morrison by the head and said, "You did this to me" before then helping Morrison to his feet, only to then shove him to the floor; Truth then grabbed the bottle of water, knocked Morrison back down, and poured the water over himself as the crowd chanted "water" and "R-Truth sucks;" Truth then took a pack of cigarettes from ringside, lit one up, and smoked it before blowing it in Morrison's face
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Evan Bourne with the Zig Zag at 2:13 after Bourne landed on his feet after failing Air Bourne; prior to the bout, Vickie came out to the entrance stage and introduced the "new and improved" Ziggler (Ziggler's first appearance with short black hair)
John Cena & Sin Cara defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley in an impromptu match at 10:28 when Sin Cara pinned Riley with a slingshot springboard moonsault after Cena dropped Riley with the FU; prior to the bout, Miz cut a promo on R-Truth, saying his actions earlier in the show were irresponsible and blamed him for changing the Extreme Rules main event to a steel cage match with John Cena and John Morrison, rather than Truth; Miz then had Riley get him a chair so he could stage a sit-in until the Raw GM fixed his situation; following the commercial break, Miz was still in the ring cutting a promo that he would leave Extreme Rules with the title, leading to Cara's arrival for his scheduled match against Riley; moments later, Cena came into the ring as well, with Michael Cole then receiving an e-mail from the Raw GM on his iPod ordering Miz & Riley to face Cena & Cara; late in the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks"
Eve pinned Nikki Bella (w/ WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella) with a la magistral cradle at 1:48; prior to the bout, Brie took the mic and said Eve may want a title rematch but may never get one if Eve gets drafted to Smackdown the following week; after the bout, Michael Cole took the mic, left his Coal Mine, and spoke to the crowd about the upcoming royal wedding and said he would be knighted in mere moments
WWE US Champion Sheamus pinned Santino Marella in a non-title match with the boot to the face at 3:36
Randy Orton pinned CM Punk with a roll up at 16:38 after avoiding a kick to the head; Nexus was banned from ringside for the bout; throughout the match, there were dueling chants of "Randy Orton" and "CM Punk" and "RKO" and "GTS;" after the contest, Mason Ryan, Michael McGillicutty, and David Otunga ganged up on Orton in the ring, with Ryan eventually dropping Orton with a uranage; Punk then yelled at Orton that he didn't beat him before Ryan shoved away Otunga and McGillicutty, saying that Orton was his; Ryan then prepared to kick Orton in the head but Punk twice stopped him, then saying he would do it himself; Punk then went for the punt but Orton dropped Punk with the RKO and left the ring
WWE Superstars - 4/21/11 - featured ads promoting Monday's WWE Draft; included a music video tribute to Edge to the tune of 3 Doors Down's "When You're Young;" featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more than 5 million Facebook fans, more than ESPN, Pepsi, MLB, Gatorade, NASCAR, and the NFL; featured an ad promoting 'DX: One Last Stand;' included the JTG vs. Tyler Reks match taped 4/19/11 in London, England:
Maryse pinned Natalya Neidhart with the French Kiss at 4:12 after a slap and ramming Natalya shoulder-first into the turnbuckle; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
Mark Henry pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. at 8:01 after catching him coming off the top and hitting the powerslam; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
Dark match after the show: John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Liverpool, England - April 18, 2011 (7,000)
Kane won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC title later in the show
Brodus Clay defeated Trent Barreta
Drew McIntyre defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
The Big Show defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater in a handicap match
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated Kane
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes
Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Cardiff, Wales - April 19, 2011
Evan Bourne defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Mark Henry & Santino Marella defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella defeated Eve
John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler in a streetfight
Sin Cara defeated Primo Colon
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk

WWE @ London, England - O2 Arena - April 19, 2011 (7,000)
Beth Phoenix pinned Layla
NXT - 4/19/11 - featured Josh Matthews, subbing for Todd Grisham, and William Regal on commentary; included an opening segment in which Maryse introduced all the NXT rookies at the entrance stage before holding a tug o' war tournament on pedestals, with Jacob Novak beating Lucky Cannon via disqualification to win and earn two redemption points; moments later, Novak put on Cannon's robe and mocked him before going backstage; included an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 10 million people watched the Tough Enough premiere; included a backstage segment with Yoshi Tatsu and Byron Saxton in which Saxton suggested Yoshi slow down with Maryse; moments later, Maryse walked past and invited Yoshi out shopping with her after the show; Byron then started talking to Yoshi about their match later in the show but Yoshi was too distracted by Maryse; featured an ad promoting 'DX: One Last Stand;' included an ad promoting the WWE's efforts with the Make-a-Wish Foundation, with comments from Layla, Triple H, and Mark Henry; featured a vignette showing Awesome Kong ripping the legs off a doll before laughing; included ads promoting Monday's WWE Draft:
Conor O'Brian (w/ Vladimir Kozlov) pinned Jacob Novak (w/ JTG) in an impromptu match with an inside cradle at 3:02; prior to the bout, JTG introduced Novak, with Novak then talking about how grateful he was to be from America after spending a few days in England; Novak then turned his attention to William Regal at the commentary table, challenging Regal to a fight before O'Brian, alongside Vladimir Kozlov, came out and said he would take Novak up on his offer if Novak was looking for a fight; after the contest, Novak confronted Regal at the commentary table and shoved him, with JTG then holding Novak back as Regal rushed around the table ready to attack
Hornswoggle (w/ Titus O'Neil) pinned Darren Young (w/ Chavo Guerrero Jr.) with the frog splash at 1:37 after knocking Young off the top rope; Young wrestled the match blindfolded and with one arm tied behind his back; prior to the bout, Guerrero questioned whether he said backstage that he could beat Hornswoggle with one arm tied behind his back, then goading Young into accepting the stipulation and tying his arm up; Guerrero then goaded Young into wrestling the match blindfolded, with Young reluctantly accepting the stipulation
Tyson Kidd & Lucky Cannon defeated Yoshi Tatsu & Byron Saxton at 11:34 when Kidd pinned Tatsu with a spinning fisherman suplex after Tatsu became distracted by Cannon hitting on Maryse outside the ring; Maryse sat ringside for the bout; the other NXT pros sat at the entrance stage for the duration of the contest
WWE Superstars - 4/21/11: Tyler Reks pinned JTG with the Burning Hammer at 9:19; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 4/22/11 - the World Heavyweight Title was suspended above the ring for the duration of the bout; included an opening introduction of Michael Cole, who came out wearing a royal cape and entered his Cole Mine, joining Josh Matthews & Booker T on commentary; during the segment, Matthews referred to Cole being knighted "last night" on Raw; cardboard standups of Prince William and Kate Middleton were in the Cole Mine as well; featured a backstage segment with WWE Tag Team Champion Justin Gabriel and WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett in which they argued over Gabriel eliminating Barrett from the previous week's battle royal; moments later, WWE Tag Team Champion Heath Slater and Ezekiel Jackson walked in and discussed the two title matches later in the broadcast; included footage of Michelle McCool and Layla back in couple's therapy, with McCool making Layla cry until she then hugged her to make her feel better; as Layla went to thank the therapist, McCool attacked her from behind and left her laying on the couch; featured a "Did you know?" segment that read the equipment, lights, and video for WrestleMania 27 filled 79 tractor trailers; included footage of the Big Show appearing during the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards; featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' included a vignette showing Awesome Kong ripping the legs off a doll before laughing; featured ads promoting Monday's WWE Draft; included a video package on the WrestleMania Reading Challenge; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more than 5 million Facebook fans, more than ESPN, Pepsi, MLB, Gatorade, NASCAR, and the NFL; included the announcement Rey Mysterio Jr. and Cody Rhodes would compete in a falls count anywhere match at Extreme Rules; featured a closing in-ring segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez, alongside Brodus Clay, introduced Alberto Del Rio; Del Rio then cut a promo in which he spoke of Edge's retirement before unveiling a grandfather clock, diapers and a bed pan, and then had Lita's music play as an overweight woman dressed as Lita came out to the ring; moments later, Del Rio unveiled a walker for Edge before Rodriguez drove out to the ring in a Jazzy chair, doing the Edge pose as pyro went off behind him; Edge then walked out to the entrance stage and made fun of Del Rio and his group until Clay was sent to go after Edge; moments later, Christian attacked Clay from behind with a ladder, then fought off Del Rio before climbing up the ladder in the ring and grabbing the title belt suspended from the rafters; the closing shot was Christian holding the belt as Edge cheered from the stage:
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Cody Rhodes at 14:43 by reversing a powerbomb attempt into a roll up; prior to the bout, Rhodes cut an in-ring promo in which he said he wears a mask for protection but Mysterio wears one to hide something; Rhodes continued to talk about the masks that the fans wear before ordering his ringside assistants to hand out brown paper bags, with fans then putting the bags over their face; Rhodes then told the fans to cover their face until he was drafted off Smackdown or until he defeats Mysterio later in the show; Rhodes finished by holding up one of the bags and telling Mysterio that one was for him; after the contest, Rhodes assaulted Mysterio, threw him to the floor, and into the barricade; the ensuing fight saw both men brawl in and out of the crowd before Rhodes dropped Mysterio with Crossroads on the floor; the crowd then chanted "Paper bag" as Rhodes put the brown bag over Mysterio's face on the floor
Jack Swagger defeated Trent Barreta via submission with the ankle lock at 1:14; prior to the bout, Michael Cole cut an in-ring promo in which he reviewed the events of Raw in which he and Swagger assaulted Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross
The Big Show & Kane defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) to win the titles at 4:03 when Show pinned Slater with the chokeslam after an interfering Jackson was knocked off the apron; after the commercial break, Slater & Gabriel blamed Jackson for their loss during a backstage segment, with Jackson then saying it was Slater's fault and Slater then shoving Gabriel to the ground
Drew McIntyre pinned Chris Masters at 3:36 with the Future Shock after kicking off the turnbuckle to avoid the full nelson
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett (w/ Ezekiel Jackson) pinned Kofi Kingston at 8:30 by blocking a roll up and grabbing the ropes for leverage; Ezekiel Jackson was in Barrett's corner but Barrett sent him backstage at the 7-minute mark after Jackson accidentally struck Barrett on the floor

WWE @ Cardiff, Wales - International Arena - April 19, 2011

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Brussels, Belgium - Forest National Arena - April 20, 2011 (7,500)
Kofi Kingston won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would earn an IC title shot later in the show
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Tyler Reks
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Layla & Rosa Mendes
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters
WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated Kofi Kingston
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes
Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Salzburg, Austria - Arena - April 20, 2011 (3,400)
John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Evan Bourne defeated William Regal
Mark Henry defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Eve & Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox & Maryse
Sin Cara defeated Primo Colon
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk

WWE @ Bucharest, Romania - Romexpo Dome - April 21, 2011 (4,000)

WWE @ Strasbourg, France - Zenith Arena - April 21, 2011 (7,000)

WWE (Raw) @ Doha, Qatar - Sports Club Stadium - April 22, 2011 (matinee)
Moved from Istanbul, Turkey; no divas worked the show due to Islamic law regarding women's attire
Evan Bourne defeated Primo Colon
Mark Henry defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso in a handicap match
Vladimir Kozlov defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Santino Marella defeated William Regal
Sin Cara defeated Alex Riley
WWE US Champion Sheamus fought John Morrison to a no contest
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated John Morrison, Dolph Ziggler, and Daniel Bryan
John Cena & Randy Orton defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin & CM Punk

WWE @ Lievin, France - Regional Indoor Stadium - April 22, 2011 (6,400)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Lyon, France - Tony Garnier Hall - April 23, 2011 (5,700)
Kofi Kingston won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the IC title later in the show
Trent Baretta defeated Tyler Reks
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Layla & Rosa Mendes
WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated Kofi Kingston
Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Doha, Qatar - Sports Club Stadium - April 23, 2011
No divas worked the show due to Islamic law regarding women's attire
John Morrison defeated Dolph Ziggler
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Mark Henry defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Evan Bourne defeated William Regal
Randy Orton defeated CM Punk
Sin Cara defeated Primo Colon
WWE US Champion Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin via disqualification

WWE @ Lyon, France - Tony Garnier Hall - April 24, 2011

WWE @ Raleigh, NC - RBC Center - April 25, 2011 (11,000; announced at 13,000+)
Undertaker was backstage at the show
JTG pinned Tyson Kidd
Raw - 3-hour 2011 WWE Draft; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE Superstars Slingshot is the #1 kids game app in Egypt, Belgium, Jordan, Turkey, and India; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with John Cena regarding his being drafted to Smackdown, with Cena saying it was one of the biggest moments ever and that he would bring the WWE World Title to Smackdown by beating WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin at Extreme Rules; moments later, Miz interrupted and mocked Cena; included Justin Roberts introducing R-Truth, who came out to the entrance stage, told the crowd to shut up, and that booing themself; after the crowd repeatedly cut him off by chanting "What?" Truth blasted the audience for them being the reason he put his WWE Title shot on the line the previous week, ranted on the little kids that cheered him for 10 years but couldn't put a title around his waist, and finished by saying "The truth has set me free;" moments later, John Morrison jumped Truth from behind and attacked him in the aisle until referees pulled him away, then broke free and did it twice more until he was pulled back by referees; featured an ad promoting the Rock's birthday party in Miami the following week; included a vignette showing a woman pop the head off a doll, with the woman's face then being shown before the name "Kharma" appeared on screen; featured Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Cody Rhodes regarding Rey Mysterio Jr. being drafted to Raw and their upcoming falls count anywhere match at Extreme Rules, with Rhodes saying he would send Mysterio to the hospital and force him to get a new face; included Scott Sanford conducting a backstage interview with Miz, alongside Alex Riley, in which he ranted about the Rock's birthday party the following week before saying Raw couldn't survive without Miz; featured an ad promoting "That's What I Am;" included the announcement the draft would continue the following day at noon on WWE.com:
Kofi Kingston and WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show (Smackdown!) co-won a battle royal at around the 13-minute mark; order of elimination: WWE Tag Team Champion Kane; Great Khali; Ezekiel Jackson; Heath Slater; Chris Masters; WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett; Ted Dibiase Jr.; Mark Henry and Brodus Clay; Yoshi Tatsu by WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show; WWE US Champion Sheamus by Drew McIntyre; McIntyre by Evan Bourne; Santino Marella by Show; Cody Rhodes by Mason Ryan; Daniel Bryan by Kofi Kingston; Bourne by Show; Ryan by Show; as a result of the Smackdown win, John Cena was drafted to Smackdown; moments later, Cena came out to the entrance stage and put on a Smackdown T-shirt (the bout began before the show went live)
Eve pinned Layla with a roll up at the 38-second mark after Layla became distracted by Michelle McCool at ringside; during the closing moments of the match, Michael Cole took the mic, interrupted the match, and said he would put on a clinic later in the show in his match against Jim Ross; after the contest, Layla confronted McCool on the floor before ramming her into the barricade and apron; moments later, a crying Layla yelled at McCool that she was sick of this, then threw McCool over the announce table; as a result of the win, Rey Mysterio Jr. was drafted to Raw; Mysterio then came out to the entrance stage and put on a Raw T-shirt as the Raw roster cheered on backstage
Kofi Kingston (Smackdown!) pinned WWE US Champion Sheamus (Raw) after twice hitting the spin kick to the face in a non-title match at 2:22; as a result of the win, Randy Orton was drafted to Smackdown; moments later, Orton walked out to the entrance stage, sporting a beard, and put on the Smackdown T-shirt
Jim Ross (w/ Jerry Lawler) defeated Michael Cole (w/ Jack Swagger) via disqualification at 4:34 when Swagger ran Lawler into the barricade and then attacked Ross in the ring; mid-way through the match, Cole went to the floor and put on Ross's hat to mock him; moments later, Swagger entered the ring and gave Cole a water bottle to drink from; Booker T joined Josh Matthews and Lawler on commentary, subbing for Cole; prior to the bout, Lawler left the broadcast table to be in Ross's corner; after the contest, Swagger applied the ankle lock on Ross before Cole repeatedly yelled at Ross for busting his lip; Swagger then reapplied the hold as Cole whipped Ross with his own belt; Lawler then ran back into the ring, knocked Swagger to the floor, and whipped Cole across the back before Cole fell to the floor and, with Swagger, limped up the aisle; the Raw GM then sent an e-mail, which Matthews read, that Ross & Lawler vs. Cole & Swagger at Extreme Rules would now be a country whipping match
Randy Orton (Smackdown!) pinned Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) (Raw) with the RKO at 3:25; moments later, as the draft pick to Smackdown was about to be announced, CM Punk interrupted at the entrance stage to discuss his upcoming last man standing match against Orton at Extreme Rules, saying he would leave Orton a shell; Orton responded by saying he would miss many things on Raw but Punk wasn't one of them and that he would leave Punk knocked out at the pay-per-view; during the commercial break, it was announced Mark Henry and Sin Cara had been drafted to Smackdown
Rey Mysterio Jr. (Raw) pinned WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett (Smackdown!) at 2:31 in a non-title match with the 619 and splash off the top; as a result of the win, WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show was drafted to Raw, with Show then walking out to the entrance stage and putting on a Raw T-shirt; moments later, Alberto Del Rio was the second draft pick; Del Rio was then shown talking with Ricardo Rodriguez backstage, upset about the draft and with Brodus Clay shown asking where that leaves him; following the commercial break, Michael Cole rejoined the commentary team of Matthews, Booker, and Lawler
WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley), CM Punk, & Alberto Del Rio (Raw) defeated John Cena, Mark Henry, & Christian (Smackdown!) at 8:19 when Miz pinned Cena with the Skull Crushing Finale after Henry turned on both of his partners; prior to the bout, Teddy Long came out to the entrance stage to announce that the match would determine the final two draft picks of the night; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the match; as a result of the win, Cena was drafted back to Raw; moments later, Cena assaulted his opponents before hitting the Five Knuckle Shuffle on Miz before throwing him onto his teammates on the floor; Cena then put on the Raw T-shirt to close the show
WWE Superstars - 4/28/11 - featured an ad promoting the Rock's appearance on the following week's Raw; included the Trent Barreta vs. Tyson Kidd match taped 4/26/11 in Greensboro, NC; featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' included a "Did you know?" graphic that read the stage, equipment, lights, and video needed for WrestleMania 27 filled 79 tractor-trailers:
Zack Ryder pinned David Hart Smith at 10:40 with the Rough Ryder after several stomps to the head as Smith attempted the Sharpshooter; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match; Smith came out to the ring wearing a cowboy hat (Smith's return after a 2-month absence)
Natalya Neidhart & Gail Kim defeated Alicia Fox & Melina at 4:17 when Gail pinned Alicia with Eat Defeat after Natalya pulled Alicia to the floor; during the match, it was noted that Alicia and Natalya had been drafted to Smackdown; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match

- 4/26/11: Chris Jericho & Cheryl Burke were eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars.'

WWE @ Greensboro, NC - Coliseum - April 26, 2011
Johnny Curtis pinned Alex Riley with an inside cradle; prior to the bout, Riley cut an in-ring promo about his being drafted to Smackdown, bragging about assaulting Steve Austin and the Rock, and that he didn't need WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin to succeed
NXT - 4/26/11 - featured an opening segment in which Todd Grisham announced that his broadcast partner William Regal had been drafted from Raw to Smackdown in the supplemental draft, with Regal deflecting the question and saying the focus tonight was the NXT rookies; included an in-ring segment in which Maryse, with Matt Striker, introduced all the NXT rookies and their pros before Striker hosted a 'How well you know your pro' contest for redemption points; Jacob Novak eventually won, earning 4 redemption points, by getting the only correct answer throughout the segment; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Facebook fans than the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, MLB, UFC, Pepsi, and Nike; included an ad promoting the debut of WWE Magazine's digital edition; featured a vignette showing a woman pop the head off a doll, with the woman's face then being shown before the name "Kharma" appeared on screen; included an ad promoting 'DX: One Last Stand;' featured a backstage segment in which Maryse complained to Yoshi Tatsu that the purse he bought her had been destroyed, then blaming Lucky Cannon for the damage; Tatsu then went looking for Cannon, eventually finding Byron Saxton who instead tried to tell Tatsu that he was spending too much time with Maryse and not enough time being his pro; included an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' featured an ad promoting the Rock's appearance on the following week's Raw:
Titus O'Neal (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned Darren Young (w/ Chavo Guerrero Jr.) at 4:07 with the sit-down spinebuster after Young began arguing with Chavo after Chavo refused to add leverage to Young's figure-4 attempt
JTG & Jacob Novak defeated Vladimir Kozlov & Conor O'Brian at 6:46 when Novak pinned O'Brian with a boot to the face after knocking Kozlov off the apron; the other NXT pros sat at the entrance stage for the duration of the match; following JTG & Novak's entrance, Novak cut an in-ring promo on William Regal, noting he embarassed him the previous week in Regal's home country and Regal was upset Novak's career was just taking off while his own career was over; Regal responded by taking the mic, saying Novak would never tell him what to do and he would be happy to face Novak then and there in the ring; moments later, Novak said there would be no fight because he already had a scheduled match but that he would face Regal the following week; after the contst, JTG & Novak mocked Regal from the ring
Lucky Cannon (w/ Tyson Kidd) defeated Byron Saxton (w/ Yoshi Tatsu) via disqualification at 5:55 when, after Cannon knocked Tatsu down on the floor and confronted Maryse, who sat ringside for the match, Tatsu attacked Cannon inside the ring; during the contest, it was noted Tatsu and Kidd had been drafted from Raw to Smackdown; after the bout, Saxton dropped Tatsu with a version of a side Russian legsweep for costing him the match, with Cannon then attacking Saxton and leaving him laying before celebrating in the ring with Kidd
WWE Superstars - 4/28/11: Tyson Kidd defeated Trent Barreta at 10:56 via submission with the Sharpshooter after a double leg pickup; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the match
Smackdown! - 4/29/11 - the opening featured several new names drafted to Smackdown, including Daniel Bryan, WWE US Champion Sheamus, Sin Cara, Mark Henry, Alicia Fox, Yoshi Tatsu, Randy Orton, Ted Dibiase Jr., and more; featured an opening in-ring promo by Randy Orton, wearing a Smackdown T-shirt, in which he introduced himself to the Smackdown fans before saying he had unfinished business to attend to at Extreme Rules with his last man standing match against CM Punk; moments later, Drew McIntyre, wearing a Raw shirt, interrupted and said the fans would have to wait a little while longer before they would get to see McIntyre vs. Orton; McIntyre then said he was just out to say hello, and goodbye, before attempting the Future Shock on Orton only to sustain the RKO instead; Orton went to complete his thought before Alex Riley, wearing a Smackdown shirt, walked out and joined Orton in the ring; before Riley could speak, Orton dropped him too with an RKO, leading to a "Randy" chant; Alberto Del Rio, Ricardo Rodriguez, & Brodus Clay then walked out, with Del Rio saying he would bring the World Heavyweight Title to Raw before having he and his men surround Orton in the ring; Christian then ran out to even the odds, with Teddy Long appearing at the entrance stage and setting up a match for later in the show between Christian & Orton and Del Rio & Clay; Christian then knocked Clay out of the ring, with Del Rio and his men backing up the aisle as the show went to commercial; included an ad promoting Monday's Raw featuring the Rock's birthday party; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE Superstars Slingshot is the #1 kids game app in Egypt, Belgium, Jordan, Turkey, and India; included an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' featured a vignette showing a woman pop the head off a doll, with the woman's face then being shown before the name "Kharma" appeared on screen; included a backstage segment in which the Great Khali, wearing a Smackdown shirt, & Runjin Singh wished Rey Mysterio Jr. well on Raw; moments later, another man of Indian descent walked in and the three spoke Hindi; featured still photos from the recent European tour, as well as comments from Santino Marella, Big Show, Christian, John Cena, Daniel Bryan, Natalya Neidhart, WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin, Kofi Kingston, and Beth Phoenix; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read that for the 30th consecutive week Smackdown was SyFy's most watched program:
WWE US Champion Sheamus fought Kofi Kingston to a no contest in a non-title match when Sheamus ran through Kingston's pyro to attack him from behind in the aisle; moments later, Sheamus continued to attack Kingston on the floor around ringside before landing the boot to the face in the ring; Sheamus then grabbed his belt before yelling, "Smackdown belongs to me!"; Sheamus wore a Smackdown shirt and Kingston a Raw shirt for the match (Kingston's last Smackdown appearance)
Sin Cara pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Michael Cole) at 3:20 with a victory roll, moments after Cole handed Swagger a weapon but Swagger didn't get the chance to use it; prior to the bout, Cole, his face heavily bruised after his fight on Monday against Jim Ross, introduced Swagger before saying they would defeat Jerry Lawler & Ross at Extreme Rules; Swagger came out wearing a Raw shirt and Sin Cara a Smackdown shirt; the match was wrestled with blue and orange lights focused on the ring; after the contest, Sin Cara sent Swagger to the floor before hitting a plancha onto Swagger on the floor; moments later, Cole yelled at Swagger to stay focused on their tag team match at Extreme Rules; Josh Matthews & Booker T provided commentary for the match, with Cole rejoining them after the contest (Sin Cara's Smackdown in-ring debut; Swagger's last Smackdown appearance)
WWE Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater at 8:19 when Kane pinned Slater after the champions hit simultaneous chokeslams; Show came out wearing a Raw shirt while the other three wore Smackdown shirts
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Mark Henry via disqualification at 8:50 when, after Mysterio hit the 619 and attempted a springboard into the ring, Cody Rhodes ran out and attacked Mysterio; prior to the bout, Mysterio cut an in-ring promo in which he said he was sad to say goodbye to the Smackdown fans but he would succeed on Raw with their support; after Henry's appearance, he said it was a shame that Mysterio's farewell was his debut; moments later, Rhodes attacked Mysterio in the crowd, before Henry dropped Mysterio with the powerslam in the ring and walked away laughing; Rhodes then entered the ring and put a brown paper bag over Mysterio's face (Mysterio's last Smackdown appearance)
Layla fought Michelle McCool to a double count-out at the 54-second mark as both women were fighting on the floor; after the bout, the two had to be held apart by referees as the crowd chanted "Let them fight;" moments later, Layla took the mic and challenged McCool to a No DQ, no count-out match at Extreme Rules; McCool then slid into the ring, accepted the match, but added another stipulation that the loser leaves WWE match, with Layla agreeing; in the arena, McCool only said "loser leaves" with "WWE" being added in post-production
Christian & Randy Orton defeated Alberto Del Rio & Brodus Clay at 15:07 when Orton pinned Clay with the RKO; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer; Del Rio wore a Raw shirt for the match while the other three wore Smackdown shirts
Following the taping, John Cena and Lucas Cruikshank filmed wrestling scenes for "Fred 2" in which they were a tag team. Charles Robinson served as the referee and several takes were shot but there was no finish to the match. The opponents came out to Gangrel's WWF theme song. After several takes, Cena took the mic and hyped up the crowd so the cameras could film them for the movie. Moments later, WWE US Champion Sheamus came out, insulted Cena and Chris Jericho being on 'Dancing with the Stars' before the two traded blows and Cena dropped Sheamus with the FU

Extreme Rules 2011 - Tampa, FL - St. Pete Times Forum - May 1, 2011
Sin Cara defeated Tyson Kidd
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Josh Matthews & Booker T on commentary, with Jerry Lawler joining them for the first match and Michael Cole joining them mid-way through the show; included an ad promoting the following night's birthday party for the Rock as part of Raw; featured a Paper Jamz ad starring WWE World champion Mike Mizanin; included a backstage segment in which WWE US Champion Sheamus confronted Teddy Long, with Long saying Sheamus would defend the title in an unadvertised tables match against Kofi Kingston; Sheamus took exception to the match, saying he wanted to see Kingston's birth certificate to see if he was even born in the US; featured a backstage shot of John Morrison preparing for the WWE World Title steel cage match later in the show; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with R-Truth regarding his losing his WWE World Title shot and being left off the show, with Truth claiming there was a conspiracy against him; featured an ad promoting Over the Limit 2011; included Grisham conducting a backstage interview with John Cena regarding his WWE World Title match later in the show, during which Cena noted it had been 10 months since he held the title; included a backstage segment in which Layla walked in to speak to all the other WWE divas, saying she knew they didn't like her before apologizing; Kelly Kelly then said they all liked Michelle McCool much less and wished Layla good luck; featured a backstage segment in which Alberto Del Rio coached Ricardo Rodriguez on how to properly announce him as the new World Heavyweight Champion later in the show; included footage of 'That's What I Am' being featured as part of the Santa Barbara Film Festival; featured a backstage segment with WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin and Alex Riley in which they discussed the upcoming steel cage match:
Randy Orton defeated CM Punk in a last man standing match at 20:07 after repeatedly hitting Punk over the back with a kendo stick as Punk sat on the top rope, then hitting a RKO off the top rope; Punk came out escorted by Mason Ryan, David Otunga, & Michael McGillicutty but the Raw GM sent an e-mail, read by Josh Matthews, that stated the New Nexus members were banned from ringside; after the match, Jerry Lawler went backstage to prepare for his tag team match later in the show
Kofi Kingston defeated WWE US Champion Sheamus in an unadvertised tables match to win the title at 9:09 after hitting a legdrop off the top rope putting Sheamus through a table on the floor
Michael Cole & Jack Swagger defeated Jerry Lawler & Jim Ross in a country whipping match at 7:02 when Cole pinned Ross with a roll up as Ross was hitting Swagger with the strap after hitting him with a low blow; prior to the bout, Cole came out wrapped in bubble wrap and cut an in-ring promo bragging about his journalistic background covering wars and that he would embarass his opponents; Ross worked the match with a cast on his right hand after breaking it days earlier during Raw
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Cody Rhodes in a falls count anywhere match at 11:42 with the 619 and springboard splash into the ring after spraying green mist into Rhodes' eyes; prior to the bout, Rhodes had two men pass paper bags out to ringside fans to put over their head, citing the fans were extremely ugly; during the bout, the two fought up the crowd and into the concourse before then returning ringside; during the replay, Booker T said the mist reminded him of the Great Muta; after the bout, Michael Cole joined the commentary team
Layla pinned Michelle McCool in a No DQ, no count-out match at 5:24 with a crucifix as McCool made the cover after hitting the Faith Breaker; stipulations stated the loser would leave WWE; after the bout, the two cried before Layla left ringside; moments later, McCool continued to cry alone in the ring as the fans sang "Na na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye;" Kharma then walked out, cornering McCool in the ring, before dropping her with a version of the Angel's Wings; moments later, the other divas were shown watching Kharma from backstage (Kharma's surprise debut)
Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio in a ladder match at 21:06 after Edge pulled into the arena in a jeep, distracting Del Rio as Del Rio attempted to take the belt, with Christian then pushing Del Rio off the ladder with Del Rio falling onto Ricardo Rodriguez and Brodus Clay on the floor; moments earlier, Clay interfered as Christian attempted to get the belt, with Christian eventually knocking him to the floor; Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; stipulations stated the winner would earn the vacant World Heavyweight Title; Clay excessively bled as a result of his brief interference; after the match, Edge and Christian celebrated together in the ring (Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn)
WWE Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett & Ezekiel Jackson in an unadvertised lumberjack match at 4:18 when Show pinned Barrett with the chokeslam; lumberjacks included Jimmy & Jey Uso, Santino Marella, Jacob Novak, Darren Young, Conor O'Brian, David Hart Smith, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Tyler Reks, Byron Saxton, Primo Colon, Evan Bourne, Lucky Cannon, Yoshi Tatsu, Trent Barreta, Titus O'Neal, Vladimir Kozlov, and Johnny Curtis; after the contest, the babyface lumberjacks fought off the heel lumberjacks before the champions dropped Slater & Gabriel with simultaneous chokeslams
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Mike Mizanin and John Morrison in a steel cage match at 19:54 by pinning Miz after hitting a FU off the top rope; early in the bout, there were dueling chants of "Cena sucks" and "Let's go, Cena;" R-Truth interfered at the 15-minute mark, kicking Morrison in the head as he was hanging outside the cage door, then entered the ring, assaulted Morrison and Cena, before exiting over the cage and returning backstage; after the pay-per-view went off the air, Cena took the mic, stood on the announce table, and told the crowd that President Barack Obama had announced Osama bin Laden had been found and killed, then adding he was proud to be an American (WWE Superstar Collection: John Cena)

WWE @ Miami, FL - American Airlines Arena - May 2, 2011
Raw - featured an opening video package recapping the events of Sept. 11, 2001, file video of George W. Bush's comments made that night, and highlights from the Sept. 13, 2001 live edition of Smackdown; included Lilian Garcia singing the National Anthem, which led to chants of "USA;" featured an in-ring promo by the Rock in which he noted he was home, said "We got him" in reference to the killing of Osama bin Laden, and said he was proud of the military; moments later, Rock led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance before discussing his history in Miami and with the University of Miami; Michael Cole soon interrupted with an e-mail from the Raw GM on his iPad, within the Cole Mine; as Cole went to read it, Rock noted Cole's recent matches and wins, noting maybe Cole thought he was a tough guy, and challenged Cole to read his e-mail to his face in the ring, then calling him a "drunk Hobbit jackbag bitch;" Cole then took off his shirt, revealing a Boston Celtics jersey underneath; Cole then entered the ring and said the Raw GM demanded an apology for embarassing the Raw GM at WrestleMania, or else the Rock's birthday party would be called off; Cole then said he wanted "Dwayne" to apologize for the humiliation he put Cole through over the years; Rock then said he was sorry and extended his hand, with Cole shaking it, Rock dropping him with the Rock Bottom and following with the People's Elbow; moments later, Rock introduced Pitbull, who came out and wished Rock a happy birthday before singing "Give Me Everything (Tonight)" while accompanied by the Miami Heat cheerleaders (Rock's return after a month's absence); featured birthday wishes from Lebron James & Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat; following the opening segment, Jim Ross joined the commentary team, subbing for Cole; included Jimmy Kimmel wishing a happy birthday to the Rock; featured a backstage segment with Mike Mizanin and Alex Riley in which Miz blamed Riley for not being ringside for his WWE World Title defense the night before, then saying Riley needed to stop making excuses; Miz then said no one would be talking about Rock's birthday at the end of the night, they would be taking about the fact Miz regained the title; included Paul Walker wishing the Rock a happy birthday, then referring to WWE World Champion John Cena as 'Fruity Pebbles;' featured Samuel L Jackson wishing happy birthday to the Rock; included a backstage segment with the Rock at his backstage party, with Natalya Neidhart, Kaitlyn, Rosa Mendes, Eve, Gail Kim, Tamina, Chris Masters, Zack Ryder, Vladimir Kozlov, Teddy Long, Daniel Bryan, Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, JTG, Yoshi Tatsu, and WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, with Santino dressed as Rock in 'Fast Five,' Hornswoggle dressed as 'the Scorpion King,' and Great Khali as the 'Tooth Fairy;' moments later, Ron Simmons walked in, looked at the costumes, and said "Damn;" featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' featured Steve Carell wishing the Rock a happy birthday; included Ellen Degeneres wishing the Rock a happy birthday; featured an ad promoting 'DX: One Last Stand;" included Tyler Perry wishing the Rock a happy birthday; featured footage from the previous night from after the pay-per-view went off the air of Cena announcing to the crowd at Extreme Rules that Osama bin Laden had been eliminated, with Cena then saying he was damn proud to be an American; the 'Star Spangled Banner' then played as Cena made his way backstage and saluted the crowd at the entrance stage; included footage from the 'Be a Star' event the previous Friday in Washington DC with comments from Omar Epps, Jason Biggs, Ariel Winter, Triple H, David Arquette, America Ferrara, Alyssa Milano, Jeremy Piven, and more; featured Ludacris wishing the Rock happy birthday; included a "Did you know?" graphic that said the 9-13-01 Smackdown was the first public assembly in the US following Sept. 11; featured Dan Marino wishing Rock a happy birthday; included a backstage segment with the Rock and World Heavyweight Champion Christian in which Rock congratulated him on his title win; moments later, Vickie Guerrero and Dolph Ziggler walked in with a giant cake, with Mae Young then appearing from the cake dressed in a one-piece swimsuit; Rock then made fun of Vickie and Ziggler before kissing Mae; Cena then walked in and held up the title belt, saying he would keep it until they face off at WrestleMania 28; featured George Lopez wishing Rock a happy birthday; included Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa wishing the Rock a happy birthday; featured Craig Ferguson wishing the Rock a happy birthday; included a closing in-ring segment with Rock in which he said WrestleMania 28 would be the biggest WrestleMania of all time; moments later, Vince McMahon walked out to the entrance stage, thanking the Rock for what he had brought to the WWE Universe and for coming home; McMahon then introduced a video package set to Ditty Dirty Money's "I'm Coming Home" focusing on the Rock's career; following the video, Rock's mother was shown in the crowd; moments later, Justin Roberts introduced Mya to lead the crowd in singing "Happy birthday" to the Rock; Rock followed by telling his friends, family, fans, and those backstage that he loved them before streamers and balloons fell from the rafters to close the show:
John Morrison fought R-Truth to a no contest when Truth attacked Morrison from behind in the aisle before the match began; moments later, Truth assaulted Morrison around ringside before hitting the What's Up on the floor; after Truth returned backstage, several referees helped Morrison to his feet and up the ramp; Truth then returned and hit the move again, this time on the entrance stage
Kelly Kelly fought Maryse to a no contest at around the 40-second mark when Kharma walked out to the ring, as Kelly watched, and dropped Maryse with a version of the Angel's Wings
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) via reverse decision; Miz initially won the match and title at 12:12 after hitting him with the title belt behind the back of referee Mike Chioda; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" late in the match, Miz kicked out after sustaining the FU; Chioda changed the call after seeing Miz immediately in possession of the title belt following the decision; moments later, Miz argued with Riley before Cena attacked both men and hit Miz with the FU
Rey Mysterio Jr. & WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Jack Swagger & Drew McIntyre at 8:39 when Mysterio pinned McIntyre with the 619 and a splash off the top; Alberto Del Rio joined the commentary team for the match; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer before the contest; after the bout, Mysterio and Del Rio had a confrontation
WWE Tag Team Champion Kane defeated Mason Ryan (w/ CM Punk) via disqualification at 1:37 when Punk interfered; after the bout, Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga ran out, with Ryan overpowering Kane and dropping him with a spinebuster; moments later, WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show ran out, with Show clearing the ring until Ryan took him down with a tackle; Ryan then left the ring alone, leaving behind Punk and Nexus

WWE @ Orlando, FL - Amway Center - May 3, 2011
Smackdown! - 5/6/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Christian in which he said he had been waiting 17 years to be able to hold up the title belt, then adding Edge sent him a text message to tell him to enjoy the moment because he had earned it; Christian went on to thank Edge and the fans for their support; moments later, Mark Henry interrupted and said he was cheering for Christian because he knew he could beat him for the belt; Christian responded by saying the belt was made of gold, not chocolate; the Great Khali, with Runjin Singh, then appeared and said Christian should face him first; Christian responded by saying all his challengers were freaks, with Randy Orton then appearing and throwing his name in the hat as well; moments later, Teddy Long came out to the ring and called for the crowd to determine who Christian should defend against first, with the crowd unanimously chanting "Randy;" Long then said Orton would challenge Christian for the title and the match would happen later in the show; included a backstage segment with Khali & Sing in which they found Jinder Mahal backstage, with the three talking before Mahal called out Singh for allowing Khali to dress up in a tutu during Raw; featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' included a "Did you know?" graphic that said the 9-13-01 Smackdown was the first public assembly in the US following Sept. 11; featured an in-ring promo by Cody Rhodes in which he said he forced Rey Mysterio Jr. to expose himself as a coward at Extreme Rules and was glad Mysterio had been drafted to Raw; Rhodes then called for his assistants to hand out paper bags to ringside fans to cover their faces; included an extended recap from the Rock's birthday celebration during Raw set to the tune of Ditty Dirty Money's "I'm Comin Home;" featured an ad promoting "DX: One Last Stand;" included a backstage segment in which WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel confronted Ezekiel Jackson, with Jackson then fighting the three men until he was eventually triple teamed and beaten down, during which Barrett threw a chair into Jackson's head as he was down on the floor; moments later, the remaining members of the Corre buried Jackson underneath a large container before walking away; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read more than 100 million videos per month are watched on WWE.com, YouTube.com/WWE, and Hulu.com/WWE combined; included footage from the 'Be a Star' event the previous Friday in Washington DC with comments from Omar Epps, Jason Biggs, Ariel Winter, Triple H, David Arquette, America Ferrara, Alyssa Milano, Jeremy Piven, and more; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Long about whether it was fair to have Christian defend the title just after winning it, with Long noting Orton had just had a last man standing match at Extreme Rules and that the WWE World Title was defended on Raw; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD:
Sheamus pinned Daniel Bryan at 9:43 with the boot to the face after blocking a dive to the floor from Bryan by also hitting a boot to the face (Bryan's Smackdown debut)
Ezekiel Jackson (w/ WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Kane) at around the 4-minute mark with a boot to the face and clothesline after Show re-entered the ring after fighting off the other members of Corre outside the ring following Kane being triple teamed on the floor; after the contest, the Corre celebrated together in the ring before Jackson left ringside alone (the match began during the commercial break)
Layla pinned Alicia Fox with the Layout at the 53-second mark; after the contest, Kharma came out, with Layla sliding out to the floor and retreating up the ramp; moments later, Alicia tried to attack Kharma from behind but Kharma brushed her off and dropped her with a delayed double underhook slam as Layla then ran backstage; the crowd then chanted "One more time" at Kharma
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd at 2:48 with a backward flip slam off the top; the match was wrestled with blue and orange lights focused on the ring; Chavo Guerrero Jr. provided guest commentary for the contest; after the bout, Guerrero climbed in the ring and shook Sin Cara's hand
Randy Orton pinned World Heavyweight Champion Christian to win the title at 17:18 with the RKO as the champion attempted a springboard sunset flip from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, Orton celebrated in the ring before returning backstage, with Christian then coming to his senses and slowly leaving the ring, repeatedly looking back to the ring as the show ended (Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator)

WWE (Raw) @ Dothan, AL - Civic Center - May 6, 2011 (2,500)
Moved from 12/10/10; tickets for the original show were honored
Evan Bourne defeated Dolph Ziggler
Percy Watson defeated Zack Ryder
Mason Ryan defeated Primo Colon
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella defeated Eve
Rey Mysterio Jr. & WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Alberto Del Rio & CM Punk
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Pensacola, FL - Civic Center - May 7, 2011 (3,500)
Moved from 12/11/10; tickets for the original show were honored
Cody Rhodes defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Natalya Neidhart defeated Rosa Mendes
Trent Baretta defeated Brodus Clay
Ezekiel Jackson & WWE Tag Team Champion Kane defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated Daniel Bryan
Sin Cara defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian and Sheamus

WWE (Raw) @ Macon, GA - Coliseum - May 7, 2011 (4,400)
Evan Bourne defeated Dolph Ziggler
Mason Ryan defeated Primo Colon
Chris Masters defeated Zack Ryder
Jack Swagger defeated Percy Watson
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella defeated Eve
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated R-Truth
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston & WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio & CM Punk
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin

WWE (Raw) @ Greenville, SC - Bi-Lo Center - May 8, 2011 (matinee) (5,500)
Featured an in-ring segment in which Ricky Steamboat had four moms from the crowd compete in a dance contest; an 86-year-old grandmother won and got to take her family backstage to meet the superstar of her choosing
Evan Bourne pinned Dolph Ziggler with a knee to the head and the Air Bourne; after the contest, R-Truth attacked Bourne on the floor before dropping him with What's Up inside the ring; moments later, Truth cut an in-ring promo on the crowd before setting Bourne up to hit the move a second time; Rey Mysterio Jr. then ran out and cleared Truth from the ring, with Ricky Steamboat then appearing and setting up a match between the two for later in the show
Mason Ryan pinned Primo Colon by catching Primo coming off the top and hitting a sit-down uranage
Jack Swagger defeated Percy Watson via submission with the ankle lock
Chris Masters defeated Zack Ryder via submission with the full nelson
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston & WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated CM Punk & Alberto Del Rio when Show pinned Del Rio with the chokeslam after Kingston hit the spin kick to the face to Punk
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) pinned Eve with the facebuster after Nikki dropped the challenger over the top rope behind the referee's back; after the contest, Kharma came out to the ring and dropped Eve with a double underhook slam
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned R-Truth with a splash off the top; mid-way through the bout, the middle rope broke loose and remained unhinged for the duration of the contest; after the match, Jamie Noble and several referees worked to put the rope back in place
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU, moments after Miz accidentally struck an interfering Alex Riley with his own briefcase; prior to the contest, Miz, with Riley, took the mic and led the crowd in wishing his mom a happy Mother's Day; Riley was ejected from ringside mid-way through the match after the referee caught him tripping the champion from the floor; Riley returned ringside during the final moments of the match, as the referee was knocked down; after the match, Cena took the mic and wished all the moms a happy Mother's Day

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Tupelo, MS - Bancorp South Arena - May 8, 2011 (3,600)
Moved from 12/11/10; tickets for the original show were honored
The Great Khali defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Trent Baretta defeated Brodus Clay
Natalya Neidhart defeated Rosa Mendes
Cody Rhodes defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Ezekiel Jackson & WWE Tag Team Champion Kane defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett defeated Daniel Bryan
Sin Cara defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian and Jack Swagger

WWE @ Knoxville, TN - Thompson-Boling Arena - May 9, 2011
Evan Bourne defeated Trevor Murdoch
Zack Ryder defeated Vladimir Kozlov
Chris Masters defeated Drew McIntyre
Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
Raw - featured an opening segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez introduced Alberto Del Rio, with Del Rio driving into the arena and cutting an in-ring promo in which he said Edge delayed his destiny of winning the world title but it would not stop it; Del Rio then said too much time was wasted on the Rock the previous week and that while John Cena held the WWE World Title, no one was better than Del Rio and that he should be the one to challenge Cena; moments later, Rey Mysterio Jr. came out and said he was equally worthy of a title shot and that Del Rio's destiny was to be Rodriguez's ring announcer; Mysterio then challenged Del Rio to determine the #1 contender, with Mike Mizanin & Alex Riley then interrupting and Miz stating that Raw was his show and the WWE World Title was his championship; Miz said he would be champion again if not for Riley's actions the previous week and noted he pinned Cena the previous week; moments later, R-Truth walked out, talked about how much he hated hospital food, and said John Morrison was eating a lot of it since he beat up Morrison the previous week and put him in a hospital; Truth followed by saying he would be happy to hospitalize the rest of them so they would share the same IV or bed pan with Morrison, then insulting Mysterio, Miz, and Del Rio; moments later, Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM on his iPad, which read Miz and Del Rio would challenge for the #1 contender spot at Over the Limit; a second e-mail stated Mysterio would join them in the match later in the night, and not Truth; Truth then took exception to the ruling, with Mysterio agreeing that Truth shouldn't be in the match and the two coming nose to nose; Truth then left the ring as the crowd chanted "Hey hey hey, goodbye" at him; moments later, Miz then called Mysterio and Del Rio "day laborers" and that he was the next champion, with Rodriguez cutting him off and announcing Del Rio as the next champion; a brawl then ensued between Miz, Riley, Del Rio, and Rodriguez, with the four going to the floor before Mysterio dove onto Del Rio outside the ring; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more than 5 million Facebook fans, more than ESPN, Pepsi, MLB, Gatorade, NASCAR, and the NFL; featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' included a backstage segment in which Scott Stanford interviewed Truth, with Truth saying all the parents were asking him to go back to singing and dancing but no one was taking him seriously and he would change that; featured a backstage segment in which Cena and Zack Ryder were shown fist pumping together; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD, available the following day; featured an in-ring promo by Cole in which he announced he was retiring from the ring, with Jerry Lawler then joining Cole in the ring and showing footage of Rock attacking Cole the previous week; Lawler then challenged Cole to another match, even putting his WWE Hall of Fame ring on the line and offering to induct Cole into the HOF if he won; Cole rejected the offer, then going back into his Cole Mine before insulting the fans and Lawler and making fun of the fact Lawler couldn't spend Mother's Day with his mom since she was dead; Lawler then went out to the floor and grabbed at Cole in the Cole Mine before Jack Swagger ran out and threw Lawler into the ringpost; included footage from the recent 'Be a Star' event in Washington DC with comments from Jason Biggs, Ariel Winter, Triple H, Alyssa Milano, and others about anti-bullying efforts; featured footage of 'That's What I Am' being featured as part of the Santa Barbara Film Festival:
Eve & Kelly Kelly defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella at 1:24 when Kelly scored the pin by reversing an inside cradle; prior to the bout, it was announced Kelly would be featured in Maxim's publication on the world's top 100 sexiest women, which would be on sale the following day; after the contest, Kharma came out, with the Bellas hiding on the opposite side of the ring before running backstage; Kharma then knocked down Eve in the ring before scaring Kelly up the ramp; Kharma then returned to the ring and dropped Eve with the double underhook slam
WWE Tag Team Champion Kane (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show) defeated Mason Ryan (w/ CM Punk) via disqualification at 2:14 when David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty interfered after Show knocked Punk out with a punch on the floor; after the match, Show & Kane easily fought off Nexus before hitting a double chokeslam on Ryan
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Santino Marella with the Zig Zag at 1:41 after avoiding the Cobra and hitting a dropkick; Vickie introduced Ziggler from the entrance stage before the contest
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Alex Riley in an impromptu non-title match at 3:11 via submission with the STFU after twice dropping Riley with the FU; prior to the bout, Riley and Mike Mizanin were shown backstage, during which Riley tried to apologize for costing Miz the title the previous week, with Miz then insulting Riley and repeatedly calling him stupid before Riley said he would make it up to Miz; moments later, Riley was shown walking down the hallway until he came into the arena, taking the mic, and challenging Cena to a match then and there; Miz appeared at the entrance stage during the closing moments of the match
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Jack Swagger at 8:22 with the spin kick to the face, moments after Jerry Lawler appeared at the entrance stage, distracting the challenger; Michael Cole & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match; after the contest, Lawler grabbed through the Cole Mine and repeatedly rammed Cole's face into the glass by pulling on his tie; moments later, Lawler was pulled away by referees as Swagger checked on Cole; Swagger then took the mic and said Lawler was fired because he wasn't supposed to touch Cole, with Lawler saying he never touched Cole, only his tie; Swagger then said Cole would accept Lawler's challenge placed earlier in the show, with Cole questioning Swagger's actions as Lawler stood on top of the commentary table while the crowd cheered
Mike Mizanin defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. and Alberto Del Rio at 13:44 by pinning Mysterio with a roll up after Alex Riley, who appeared ringside late in the match, pulled Del Rio out of the ring as Mysterio had Del Rio covered after hitting the splash off the top; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE World Title at Over the Limit; after the contest, WWE World Champion John Cena walked out to the entrance stage, joining Miz and Riley, and announced he would face Miz at Over the Limit in an I Quit match; moments later, R-Truth came out of the crowd and dropped Mysterio with the What's Up inside the ring as the broadcast ended
Dark match after the taping: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Birmingham, AL - BJCC - May 9, 2011 (4,000)
Included an in-ring segment in which Sgt. Slaughter, the guest host of the show, introduced Bob Armstrong; moments later, WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel came out; moments later, Daniel Bryan and Ezekiel Jackson appeared, with Slaughter setting up matches for later in the show pitting Bryan against Barrett and Jackson against Slater & Gabriel
The Great Khali pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with a chop to the head
Trent Baretta pinned Brodus Clay with the springboard tornado DDT
Natalya Neidhart defeated Rosa Mendes via submission with the Sharpshooter
Cody Rhodes pinned Yoshi Tatsu with Crossroads
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel in a handicap match by pinning Slater with a clothesline; during the bout, a fan interfered in the match and had to be dragged away by security
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett pinned Daniel Bryan with Wasteland
Sin Cara pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with a sunset flip powerbomb
World Heavyweight Randy Orton defeated Christian and Sheamus by pinning Sheamus with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Highland Heights, KY - Bank of Kentucky Center - May 10, 2011 (2,000)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
Percy Watson defeated Zack Ryder
R-Truth defeated Primo Colon
Alberto Del Rio defeated Evan Bourne
WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Mason Ryan
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella defeated Eve
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin

WWE @ Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena - May 10, 2011
Jey Uso defeated Trevor Murdoch
NXT - 5/10/11:
Darren Young defeated Titus O'Neal
William Regal defeated Jacob Novak
Byron Saxton defeated Conor O'Brien
WWE Superstars - 5/12/11: Tyson Kidd defeated Trent Baretta
Smackdown! - 5/13/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Christian in which he discussed having lost the World Heavyweight Title the previous week to Randy Orton, saying he agreed with and respected Teddy Long's decision to make the match; Christian then congratulated Orton on his title win but noted he would challenge Orton at Over the Limit; moments later, Sheamus interrupted and said he enjoyed seeing Christian lose the title after only holding it a few days, then challenged Christian to a match; Mark Henry then appeared, insulted both Christian and Sheamus, but then joined forces in attacking Christian with Sheamus until Orton ran out to make the save and helped clear the ring; following the commercial break, Long spoke with Orton and Christian backstage and said they would face Sheamus & Henry later in the show; after Long left, Orton and Christian discussed their upcoming match at Over the Limit; included an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' Trace Adkins and his family were shown in attendance; featured an in-ring promo by Layla in which she discussed ending Michelle McCool's career, though she injured her own knee in the process; Michael Cole then interrupted, leaving the broadcast table and entering the ring to say no one cared about Layla or any of the divas; Cole then riled up the crowd by noting Jerry Lawler was from Tennessee and saying he would beat Lawler at Over the Limit, with Lawler's Hall of Fame ring at stake; Layla responded by telling Cole to shut up; as Cole continued to insult her, Kharma appeared, with Cole tripping Layla and Kharma then dropping her with a double underhook face-first slam; moments later, Kharma turned her attention to Cole, with Cole running out of the ring and locking himself in his Cole Mine as Kharma approached; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE programming is available in more than 600 million homes worldwide; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD; included an in-ring segment in which the Great Khali & Runjin Singh hosted a Khali Kiss Cam, eventually finding a woman named "Joy" from the crowd with Khali kissing her; moments later, Jinder Mahal came into the ring and twice smacked Khali in the face while yelling at him; Mahal then left Khali and Singh in the ring; featured a backstage segment in which Orton and Christian discussed their tag team match later in the show; included footage from the recent 'Be a Star' event in Washington DC with comments from Jason Biggs, Ariel Winter, Triple H, Alyssa Milano, and others about anti-bullying efforts; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers free tickets to active US military personnel for live events in the US; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel regarding their actions earlier in the show, with Barrett challenging Ezekiel Jackson to a match at Over the Limit, with Slater then saying it could also be for the IC title:
Sin Cara pinned Daniel Bryan at 11:49 with a backflip slam off the top after Chavo Guerrero Jr., who provided guest commentary for the contest, distracted Bryan as Bryan was on the top rope, allowing Sin Cara to kick Bryan in the head; Guerrero served as Sin Cara's ring announcer for the match, during which he noted Sin Cara was following in his footsteps; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the contest, Sin Cara saw Guerrero's interference during the replay, then took exception; moments later, Guerrero repeatedly poked Sin Cara in the chest, saying he didn't have to help, with Sin Cara then shoving Guerrero to the mat and leaving him in the ring
WWE Tag Team Champion Kane defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett (w/ Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel) via disqualification at 8:56 when Slater & Gabriel attacked Kane as Kane attempted the chokeslam on Barrett; after the contest, Corre triple teamed Kane and Barrett dropped him with Wasteland; moments later, Gabriel went to hit the 450 splash but Ezekiel Jackson came out and threw Slater and Gabriel to the floor before being triple teamed himself and sustaining the 450 splash
Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with Crossroads at 3:17; during his entrance, Rhodes cut a promo on the crowd, saying they were the true freaks and he would provide them with paper bags to cover their faces, with his assistants then handing them out to ringside fans; Rhodes then gave Dibiase one of the bags as well, with Dibiase tossing it aside
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton & Christian defeated Sheamus & Mark Henry a 15:03 when Christian pinned Sheamus with the Killswitch after Orton made a blind tag and dropped an interfering Henry with the RKO; after the bout, Orton and Christian shook hands while looking at the title belt
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton & Christian defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel

WWE (Raw) @ Hermosillo, Mexico - Multi-Purpose Center - May 11, 2011 (10,300; sell out)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson
Percy Watson pinned Zack Ryder; after the bout, R-Truth attacked Watson, with Evan Bourne coming out to make the save
R-Truth pinned Evan Bourne
Mason Ryan pinned Primo Colon
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston & WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio & CM Punk when Punk was pinned
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella pinned Eve after Nikki Bella interfered; after the bout, Kharma appeared and attacked Eve
Sin Cara pinned Dolph Ziggler
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Guadalajara, Mexico - VFG Arena - May 12, 2011 (6,500)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson
Percy Watson pinned Zack Ryder; after the bout, R-Truth attacked Watson, with Evan Bourne coming out to make the save
Evan Bourne defeated R-Truth via disqualification when Truth hit Bourne with a plastic water bottle
Mason Ryan pinned Primo Colon
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston & WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio & CM Punk when Punk was pinned
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella pinned Eve after Nikki Bella interfered; after the bout, Kharma appeared and attacked Eve
Sin Cara pinned Dolph Ziggler
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Mexico City, Mexico - Sports Palace - May 13, 2011 (19,900; sell out)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson
Percy Watson pinned Zack Ryder; after the bout, R-Truth attacked Watson, with Evan Bourne coming out to make the save
R-Truth pinned Evan Bourne
Mason Ryan pinned Primo Colon
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston & WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio & CM Punk when Punk was pinned
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella pinned Eve after Nikki Bella interfered; after the bout, Kharma appeared and attacked Eve
Sin Cara pinned Dolph Ziggler
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Monterrey, Mexico - Arena - May 14, 2011 (13,800; sell out)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson
Percy Watson pinned Zack Ryder; after the bout, R-Truth attacked Watson, with Evan Bourne coming out to make the save
R-Truth pinned Evan Bourne
Mason Ryan pinned Primo Colon
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston & WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio & CM Punk when Punk was pinned
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella pinned Eve after Nikki Bella interfered; after the bout, Kharma appeared and attacked Eve
Sin Cara pinned Dolph Ziggler
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Lake Charles, LA - Civic Center - May 14, 2011 (3,300)
Included an in-ring segment in which Dusty Rhodes, the guest host, was confronted by WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel; moments later, Ezekiel Jackson, the Great Khali, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kane appeared, with Rhodes announcing Jackson vs. Barrett and Kane & Khali vs. Slater & Gabriel for later in the show
Ezekiel Jackson won a battle royal by last eliminating Mark Henry; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC Title later in the show
Natalya Neidhart & AJ defeated Rosa Mendes & Alicia Fox when Mendes submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the LeBell Lock
Christian pinned Sheamus with the Killswitch; stipulations stated the winner would be the #1 contender for the World Heavyweight Title
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification when Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel interfered; after the match, the Great Khali and WWE Tag Team Champion Kane made the save, with Dusty Rhodes then announcing the six men would face off immediately
Ezekiel Jackson, the Great Khali, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kane defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel in an impromptu match when Kane pinned Slater with the chokeslam
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes via submission with a Camel Clutch after hitting the 619

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center - May 15, 2011 (matinee) (6,500)
Included an in-ring segment in which Dusty Rhodes, the guest host, was confronted by WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel; moments later, Ezekiel Jackson, the Great Khali, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kane appeared, with Rhodes announcing Jackson vs. Barrett and Kane & Khali vs. Slater & Gabriel for later in the show
Ezekiel Jackson won a battle royal by last eliminating Mark Henry; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC Title later in the show
Natalya Neidhart & AJ defeated Rosa Mendes & Alicia Fox when Mendes submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the LeBell Lock
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification when Barrett hit the challenger with a steel chair
The Great Khali & WWE Tag Team Champion Kane defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel when Kane pinned Slater with the chokeslam
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian and Sheamus by pinning Sheamus with the RKO

WWE @ San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center - May 16, 2011 (11,031)
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins
Drew McIntyre defeated Evan Bourne
Raw - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion John Cena, with Alex Riley interrupting before Cena could speak, saying he's heard Cena's story before - about Hustle, Loyalty, Respect and how Cena would beat Miz in their upcoming I Quit match at Over the Limit; Riley then introduced a video package of Miz repeatedly assaulting Cena in the previous weeks and months before then introducing Miz, with Miz and Riley then joining Cena in the ring; Cena replied to Riley's insults, saying he was as dumb as he was useless and that there was a reason he asked for the I Quit stipulation; moments later, Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated Miz could choose the opponent and stipulation for Cena's match later in the show since Cena chose the stipulation for the pay-per-view; Miz then took the mic and said he didn't yet know what he would choose but it would be awesome; included a backstage segment showing Miz speaking with Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero, with it implied he was trying to talk Ziggler into being Cena's opponent later in the show; featured a backstage segment showing Miz talking with WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show; included a feature with comments from the cast of "That's What I Am," available from Walmart the following day; featured a backstage segment showing Miz speaking with CM Punk and Mason Ryan; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read more people attended WWE live events the previous year than the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, and X Games combined; included an in-ring segment for the contract signing between Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole for their match at Over the Limit, with Jack Swagger joining Cole in the ring; after both men signed the contract, Cole announced that it was now a Kiss My Foot match; Cole then reviewed footage of Cole forcing Jim Ross to kiss his foot weeks earlier and then showed footage of Bret Hart forcing Lawler to kiss his own feet at the 1995 King of the Ring; Lawler responded by making fun of Cole, noting he took a former world champion and forced him to be his lackey; after Cole replied that no one even remembered Swagger once held the belt, Swagger confronted Cole and then left the ring; moments later, Cole tried to make amends with Lawler, knowing that he no longer had Swagger as his back up, but Lawler knocked him down; featured a backstage segment showing Miz speaking with WWE Tag Team Champion Kane, with Show eventually walking in and leaving with Kane; included a segment in which Eve, WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella, & Show spoke out against bullying; featured a clip from WWE All Stars of Cena facing the Rock; included Scott Stanford conducting a backstage interview with Show & Kane regarding their loss earlier in the show and defending against Punk & Ryan at Over the Limit, with the two saying Punk's group would pay; featured a backstage segment in which Cena passed by Zack Ryder, with Ryder greeting him and giving him one of his T-shirts; included an ad promoting 'That's What I Am':
CM Punk pinned WWE IC Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 3:54 with the Go To Sleep after the champion missed a dive into the corner and fell backwards onto his head; prior to the match, Punk was escorted to the entrance stage by Mason Ryan, Michael McGillicutty, & David Otunga, with the three remaining at the stage as Punk walked out to the ring; early in the bout, Nexus attempted to come ringside to help Punk but he told them to stay where they were; after the contest, Punk, sitting at the stage with Nexus behind him, said that was an example of leadership by example and that he wouldn't stop until the Nexus members, individually, were the most dominant wrestlers the WWE has ever seen
Kelly Kelly pinned WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) with a leg roll up at 1:53 in a non-title match; after the bout, the Bellas double teamed Kelly, with Kelly sustaining Brie's facebuster until Kharma came out; Kharma eventually went up to Kelly, who was still down on the mat, until Brie attacked Kharma from behind; Kharma fought Brie off, then caught Nikki coming off the top and dropped her with the double underhook slam; Kharma then grabbed Kelly by the faces, brushed her hair away, and flicked her head
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio via disqualification at 9:24 in an impromptu match with Ricardo Rodriguez prevented Mysterio from hitting the 619; prior to the bout, Mysterio cut an in-ring promo in which he discussed R-Truth costing him a shot at the WWE World Title the previous week and then called out Truth so they could settle their business; after the commercial break, Ricardo Rodriguez appeared at the entrance stage and introduced Del Rio, with Del Rio driving into the arena and cutting a promo on Mysterio, saying he cost Del Rio a shot at Cena; after the two had words, Mysterio challenged Del Rio to a match; late in the contest, Truth appeared in the upper deck and cut a promo on Mysterio, saying he was a thief for taking his spot in the #1 contender match and that the cops should lock him up; after the match, Del Rio attacked Mysterio and hit an elbow drop off the top before Truth came into the ring, assaulted Mysterio and dropped him with the What's Up; moments later, Truth took the mic and questioned Mysterio for wanting to challenge him, then saying he would get him Sunday at Over the Limit
Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga (w/ CM Punk & Mason Ryan) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show in a non-title match at 4:50 when McGillicutty pinned Kane with the neckbreaker after Punk kicked Kane in the back of the head behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, it was announced Show & Kane would face CM Punk & Mason Ryan at Over the Limit
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Jack Swagger (mystery partner) via submission in a non-title match with the STFU at 11:20 after dropping Swagger with the FU; prior to the bout, Mike Mizanin, with Alex Riley, came out and said Cena's match would be no holds barred; Miz then called for Cena to come out, which he did prompting Swagger to jump Cena from behind and Miz announce that Swagger was the opponent; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Miz & Riley remained at the stage for the duration of the bout; after the match, Miz took the mic and gave examples of what he would do to Cena at Over the Limit, then saying he would do something Cena's never seen before and then guaranteed that he would be declared the new champion; moments later, Cena fought off Riley and Miz, holding a steel pipe, then grabbed the mic and said Miz would be the one to say "I quit"
Dark match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin

WWE @ Corpus Christi, TX - May 17, 2011
Darren Young defeated Titus O'Neal via count-out
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Byron Saxton
Vladimir Kozlov defeated JTG
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Tyson Kidd
Smackdown! - 5/20/11 - featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella regarding their confrontation with Kharma earlier in the week during Raw, after which the two discussed Brie's upcoming title defense against Eve as part of Over the Limit and facing Natalya Neidhart later in the show; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE Superstars Slingshot is the #1 kids game app in Egypt, Belgium, Jordan, Turkey, and India; included an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Christian regarding the actions of World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton earlier in the show; included a segment in which Eve, WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella, & Show spoke out against bullying; featured a feature with comments from the cast of "That's What I Am," included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his actions earlier in the show and facing Mark Henry later in the show:
Christian pinned Sheamus at 12:15 with an inside cradle after escaping the crucifix powerbomb; during his entrance, Sheamus cut an insert promo saying Christian was on the way down and Sheamus was on his way up; after the contest, Mark Henry ran out and helped Sheamus double team Christian until World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton walked out to the entrance stage, with Orton casually watching until he ran out and cleared Sheamus and Henry from the ring; Orton then helped Christian to his feet
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) pinned Natalya Neidhart in a non-title match with the facebuster at 3:03
Ezekiel Jackson, WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel in an impromptu match at 11:31 when Gabriel submitted to Jackson's Torture Rack after Jackson repeatedly slammed Gabriel in the ring; prior to the bout, Jackson cut an in-ring promo in which he said the Corre needed him more than he needed them and that Barrett would suffer; moments later, Barrett, Slater, & Gabriel surrounded the ring, with Teddy Long then appearing and introducing Kane & Show to be Jackson's tag team partners for a six-man tag team bout
Chavo Guerrero Jr. fought Daniel Bryan to a 5-minute time-limit draw; prior to the bout, Guerrero cut an in-ring promo in which he said he would beat Bryan in 5 minutes, while it took Sin Cara 15 minutes the previous week; Guerrero then said he would face Sin Cara at Over the Limit; late in the match, Guerrero hit the frog splash but Bryan repeatedly kicked out as the time limit expired; after the match, Guerrero threw Bryan to the floor, with Sin Cara running out and clearing Guerrero from the ring
Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Cody Rhodes) pinned Trent Baretta at 1:27 with Dream Street; prior to the bout, Rhodes, accompanied by his attendants, cut an in-ring promo during which he gave Dibiase a paper bag to put over his head and then asked who he was, with Dibiase responding in a Hispanic accent, "Corpus Christi;" Dibiase then said he wore the bag because he and everyone else in his life was hidious; after the contest, Dibiase put the paper bag over Baretta's head
The Great Khali pinned Jey Uso (w/ Jimmy Uso) at 2:07 with a chop to the head and the tree slam; prior to the bout, a backstage segment aired in which Matt Striker said he would speak with World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton immediately following the match; late in the bout, Jinder Mahal came out with a mic, spoke Hindi to Khali, with Khali coming out to the floor and Jinder slapping him across the face; moments later, Khali reentered the ring and assaulted Jey; after the match; Khali attacked Jimmy as well
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Mark Henry via disqualification in a non-title match at 10:09 when Sheamus interfered and aided Henry in double teaming Orton; after the bout, Christian casually walked out to the entrance stage and watched before eventually running out and helping clear the ring; after the bout, Orton took exception to Christian not helping him earlier; moments later, the four again brawled, with Christian helping Orton and Orton dropping Henry with the RKO; Orton and Christian then shook hands before the two looked at the title belt
Dark match after the taping: Christian fought World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton to a no contest when Mark Henry and Sheamus interfered, with Christian and Orton clearing them from the ring

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Yakima, WA - Sundome - May 21, 2011 (matinee) (5,300)
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Drew McIntyre & Jack Swagger
R-Truth pinned Evan Bourne
The Great Khali pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with a chop to the head
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification when Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel interfered
Sin Cara defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Eve & Gail Kim defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler with the spin kick to the face
WWE World Champion John Cena, World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, Christian, & WWE Tag Team Champion the Big Show defeated Mike Mizanin, CM Punk, Mark Henry, & Alberto Del Rio

Over the Limit 2011 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena - May 22, 2011 (6,500)
Daniel Bryan defeated Drew McIntyre via submission with the LeBell Lock
Pay-per-view bouts - included Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, Josh Matthews, & Booker T on commentary, with Jim Ross joining Booker & Matthews for the main event; featured an opening graphic noting the passing of Randy Savage; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Mike Mizanin, alongside Alex Riley, in which he discussed the secret way he would beat WWE World Champion John Cena in their I Quit match later in the show, noting Cena had beaten John Bradshaw Layfield, Batista, and Randy Orton in the same kind of match; Miz then said he had proven the critics wrong and would continue to do so by beating Cena later in the show; to close the segment, Riley cut off Miz to introduce Miz as the next WWE World Champion; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; included a backstage segment with CM Punk and Mason Ryan walking into their dressing room and finding Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga knocked down on the floor, with Punk reassuring Ryan that they now had the mental edge over WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & Big Show since it was obviously the champions who attacked the other members of Nexus; moments later, Punk told Otunga and McGillicutty to "walk that off;" featured anti-bullying comments from Alicia Fox, Booker T, Daniel Bryan, Christian, the Big Show, WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella; included Grisham conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton and Christian regarding their upcoming match, during which Christian said he wouldn't lose to Orton twice; featured a segment in which doctored President Obama press conference footage was shown in which Obama responded to "reporters" about the upcoming Capitol Punishment the following month in Washington DC; included an ad promoting 'That's What I Am':
R-Truth pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 8:12 with the What's Up after causing Mysterio to crotch himself on the wire hanging up the ring apron; prior to the bout, Truth cut an in-ring promo in which he said he came to the arena and was told he didn't have a parking spot, then saying he had to walk in the rain like the "stank-filled hippies" in attendance; Truth then said Mysterio plays games and he would take Mysterio's spot and anyone else's spot that he wanted; after the match, Truth took a drink from a bottle of water and then smashed the bottle into Mysterio's face
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification at 7:26 when, as the challenger had Barrett in the Torture Rack, Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel attacked Jackson; after the bout, Jackson fought off the three men but was eventually triple teamed; moments later, Slater & Gabriel held Jackson up so Barrett could kick him in the face; moments later, Corre celebrated and left ringside as the referee tended to Jackson
Sin Cara pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 7:23 following a botched La Mistica; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights
WWE Tag Team Champions Kane & the Big Show defeated CM Punk & Mason Ryan at 9:06 when Show pinned Ryan following a double chokeslam; featured an in-ring promo by Alberto Del Rio, introduced by Ricardo Rodriguez, in which he said he wanted to talk about immigration and complained about "sneaky" Canadians coming over the border; Del Rio then said he could make both Cena and Miz submit if he was in the I Quit match later in the show, then noting that his destiny could not be stopped; moments later, Kane & Show interrupted, with Kane saying he was already angry that the Rapture didn't take place the previous day, then threatened Del Rio to leave or he would end up like Michael McGillicutty and David Otunga; Show then said that meant he would get a punch to the face, with Del Rio and Rodriguez then leaving the ring; early in the bout, there were loud chants of "CM Punk" and, towards Ryan, "Batista;" late in the bout, Punk attempted a Randy Savage elbow drop off the top but missed it
WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) defeated Kelly Kelly at 4:02 when Nikki scored the pin after switching places with the champion and hit a facebuster on Kelly; Nunzio was the referee for the bout; after the contest, Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler left the broadcast area to prepare for their match later in the show
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian at 16:51 with a reversal into the RKO; throughout the match, there were dueling chants for both men; after the bout, Orton celebrated and went to leave the ring but then helped Christian to his feet, with Christian shrugging Orton away only to then shake his hand
Jerry Lawler pinned Michael Cole in a Kiss My Foot match at 3:02 with a fistdrop off the middle turnbuckle; following his entrance, Cole came out not dressed for the match and walking with a limp, then took the mic and read a prepared statement in which he said he was medically prohibited from competing, citing a note from his doctor which he said Cole's athlete's foot was too severe; Cole then gave the referee the note to read, with the referee ripping up the note and calling for the bell; during the match, Lawler threw Cole into the Cole Mine, destroying it; after the contest, Lawler waved for someone to come out, with Eve appearing and hitting a moonsault off the top; moments later, Jim Ross came out, wearing a suit, and poured a bottle of his barbecue sauce over Cole's body; Cole then rolled out of the ring and walked up the ramp, taking a mic and saying he wasn't a loser like Lawler and Ross and would never kiss Lawler's foot; Bret Hart then walked out, scaring Cole into the ring, and applying the Sharpshooter on Cole in the middle of the ring as Lawler put his foot in Cole's mouth; Ross then joined Booker T & Matthews on commentary for the main event
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin (w/ Alex Riley) in an I Quit Match at 26:37 when Miz submitted to the STFU at the entrance stage; immediately after the bell rang, Miz took the mic and discussed what he could do to Cena in order to win the match, then calling for Riley to join them in the match, essentially making it a handicap match; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" late in the bout, Miz confronted a young fan in the front row, repeatedly asking him if he wanted to see Cena continue to suffer and told the kid to have Cena submit; Miz initially won the match and title at 23:09 after audio was played from Cena saying "I quit" on Raw, but referee Mike Chioda found Riley's cell phone with the recording on it, and had the match continue; moments later, Cena put Riley through the commentary table with an FU

WWE @ Portland, OR - Rose Garden Arena - May 23, 2011 (7,500)
Santino Marella defeated Zack Ryder
Curt Hawkins defeated JTG
Raw - featured an opening in-ring promo by Jerry Lawler in which he discussed beating Michael Cole the night before, then introducing Bret Hart; Hart then took the mic, said he always respected Lawler in their many battles, but had zero respect for Cole; moments later, after Lawler joined Josh Matthews at the commentary table, R-Truth interrupted from the entrance stage, noting it was an honor to be in the ring with Hart, and said while Hart was 90-time former WWE Champion, Truth's never had a title match; Truth then borrowed Hart's sunglasses and went to find a 'Little Jimmy' in the front row, eventually finding a kid, putting the glasses on him, and saying that should get him a title shot by itself; Truth then came back into the ring, tossed the glasses back to Hart, and said giving the people what they wanted hasn't given him diddly squat; Truth then questioned whether he needed to beat up on a WWE Hall of Famer to get title shots, with Hart saying he got title matches because he was the best while Truth was a lunatic; WWE World Champion John Cena then appeared, with Truth saying the conspiracy against him surrounded Cena and that he never liked Cena; the Raw GM then sent an e-mail, which Josh Matthews read that stated Truth & CM Punk would face Cena & Rey Mysterio Jr. in the main event, with Hart as the guest referee; after Truth left ringside, Hart gave his glasses to the ringside fan that Truth harassed earlier; included a backstage segment with WWE Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane in which Ricardo Rodriguz appeared, as Show was sitting on Alberto Del Rio's car, with Show shoving Rodriguez to the floor; Del Rio then appeared, yelling at Show & Kane in Spanish until they walked away; featured a segment showing World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton doing a 'That's What I Am' DVD signing at a Walmart in St. Louis, MO; included a backstage segment in which Scott Sanford attempted to interview Show & Kane regarding their title loss, with Show yelling at Stanford until Del Rio walked in, laughed, and slaped Show before running off; after a camera glitch, Show was shown screaming on the ground after apparently being struck by Del Rio's car, driven by Rodriguez; Kane then called for help as Del Rio and Rodriguez left; following the commercial break, Show was helped to his feet; featured a backstage segment showing Cole walking past Kelly Kelly, Beth Phoenix, Gail Kim, and Eve, with Eve holding up her boot towards Cole's face, making fun of his Kiss My Foot loss the night before; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read Raw was the #1 show on cable the previous week, beating TNT, Bravo, the History Channel, TBS, and ESPN; featured the announcement that 'Fast Five,' starring the Rock had brought in $506 million worldwide; included a segment in which Cole walked out, to chants of "You suck toes," with Cole taking the mic and saying he wanted to apologize to Lawler, Matthews, the crew, and the fans; Cole then added that all he wanted to do was commentate alongside Lawler, not wrestle or have the Cole Mine; Lawler then took the mic and showed a still photo of Cole sucking his foot while caught in the Sharpshooter the previous night before offering Cole some Altoids; as Cole joined the commentary team, Mike Mizanin and Alex Riley walked out, with Miz taking the mic and blaming his loss at Over the Limit on Riley as well as his title loss at Extreme Rules and the rematch the night after in which he pinned Cena only to have the call changed by the referee; Miz then said he wanted the Raw GM to give him a title rematch with Riley banned from ringside; eventually, the Raw GM did send an e-mail, read by Matthews, in which the rematch was denied and also stated that Miz was done challenging Cena; Miz then turned to Riley, blaming everything on him and pushing him in the face when Riley noted it was Miz that gave up in the I Quit match; moments later, Miz yelled at and insulted Riley before firing him; Riley responded by punching Miz in the face, then attacking him on the floor while ripping up his jacket and shirt in the process and throwing Miz onto the commentary table; the crowd chanted "Riley" as he assaulted Miz in the ring and left ringside; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; included a segment in which doctored President Obama press conference footage was shown in which Obama responded to "reporters" about the upcoming Capitol Punishment the following month in Washington DC; featured a backstage segment in which Nexus celebrated their tag team title win; included anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, the Big Show, WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella; featured Stanford conducting a backstage interview with Del Rio regarding Show's injury, with Del Rio saying it wasn't his fault and it was all Rodriguez's fault; included a video package in memory of Randy Savage set to Coldplay's "The Scientist;" featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WrestleMania's DVD release has been a top 10 US seller, along with Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Harry Potter, The Green Hornet, and The King's Speech:
David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty (w/ CM Punk & Mason Ryan) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions the Big Show & Kane to win the titles at 8:58 when McGillicutty pinned Show after Punk kicked Show in the back of the head from the apron, as referee Charles Robinson was knocked down, and Show then sustained a double DDT from the challengers; Punk provided guest commentary for the bout
Jack Swagger pinned Evan Bourne with the gutwrench powerbomb at 2:10; after the bout, Bourne kicked Swagger in the face, knocking him to the floor
Kelly Kelly, Gail Kim, Eve, & Beth Phoenix fought WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Melina, & Maryse to a no contest at around the 30-second mark when Kharma appeared; moments later, Kharma entered the ring, with the other divas surrounding her; Kharma eventually dropped to her knees and started crying as the show went to commercial break
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Drew McIntyre in a non-title match with a reversal into the SOS at 4:24; after the bout, Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero were shown watching on backstage
WWE World Champion John Cena & Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated R-Truth & CM Punk at 9:42 when Mysterio pinned Punk after hitting a springboard legdrop into the ring as guest referee Bret Hart had Punk caught in the Sharpshooter; Punk wore pink tights and yellow boots and kneepads as an homage to Randy Savage; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Cena sucks" and "Let's go, Cena;" after the contest, Hart, Cena, and Mysterio celebrated in the ring
WWE Superstars - 5/26/11 - included a video package in memory of Randy Savage set to another song, rather than Coldplay's "The Scientist;" featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read more people attended WWE live events in 2010 than the SuperBowl, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, and X Games combined; included the Tyson Kidd vs. Trent Barreta match taped 5/24/11 in Spokane, WA:
Santino Marella pinned Zack Ryder at 5:31 with the Cobra after Ryder missed a kick in the corner and crotched himself; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Curt Hawkins pinned JTG at 8:02 with the elbow drop off the top after dropping JTG throat-first across the top rope; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the taping: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin

WWE @ Spokane, WA - Veterans Memorial Arena - May 24, 2011 (3,592)
WWE Superstars - 5/26/11: Tyson Kidd (w/ Armando Estrada) pinned Trent Barreta at 9:32 with a spinning fisherman suplex; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the match; prior to the bout, Estrada cut a promo in the aisle and ring in which he said he would help bring Kidd to new levels of success; after the contest, Estrada took the mic and said that was an example of what happens when skill meets intellect (Estrada's first appearance in 3 years)
Smackdown! - 5/27/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton regarding his win at Over the Limit against Christian; moments later, Christian interrupted, said Sunday was one of the best matches of his career, and congratulated Orton; he then followed by challenging Orton to one more title shot; Sheamus then interrupted, comparing Christian to a gambling addict on a losing streak and said he should be the one to become #1 contender; Mark Henry then followed and said he should be the #1 contender, with Teddy Long then appearing and asking the fans who should get the next title shot, and Christian being the overwhelming favorite; Long then announced Henry, Sheamus, and Christian would battle later in the show to determine the next challenger; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WrestleMania's DVD release has been a top 10 US seller, along with Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Harry Potter, The Green Hornet, and The King's Speech; featured a segment in which doctored President Obama press conference footage was shown in which Obama responded to "reporters" about the upcoming Capitol Punishment the following month in Washington DC; included the announcement Steve Austin would appear later that night on NBC as part of 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon;' featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Christian regarding his triple threat match later in the show; included an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; included the announcement the Big Show would be out of action several weeks due to the injury he sustained Monday at the hands of Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez; featured an in-ring segment in which Booker T asked that Michael Cole join him in the ring, with Booker then making fun of Cole for having lost his Kiss My Foot match to Jerry Lawler at Over the Limit and Cole returning to the broadcast table as the crowd chanted "Kiss my feet;" included Striker conducting a backstage interview Sheamus in which he said it took Christian 17 years to win the title and Henry has been around since the Bill Clinton administration, then noting he's had more world title reigns than both of them combined; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Henry regarding the upcoming triple threat match, during which he bullied Striker before walking off; included a video package in memory of Randy Savage set to Coldplay's "The Scientist":
Sin Cara pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 4:47 with La Mistica
Daniel Bryan defeated Cody Rhodes via submission with the LeBell Lock at 9:10; prior to the bout, Rhodes cut a promo in the aisle, accompanied by his assistants who passed out paper bags to ringside fans as Rhodes called the fans ugly; after the contest, Rhodes attacked Bryan in and around the ring, ending with Rhodes hitting Crossroads in the ring and putting one of the paper bags over Bryan's head
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater via disqualification at 2:36 when WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett and Justin Gabriel interfered; after the bout, Jackson cleared the three from the ring
Kane pinned the Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) with a clothesline off the top at 2:36; after the bout, Jinder Mahal came out to the ring and, in Punjab, insulted Khali; moments later, Singh had words with Mahal, with Mahal shoving Singh and Khali eventually putting Singh in the head vice; after Singh passed out, Khali and Mahal left the ring together
Tamina & Alicia Fox defeated AJ & Kaitlyn (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 1:37 when Alicia pinned Kaitlyn with the scissors kick; during their entrances, a pre-taped segment was shown in which Kaitlyn and AJ spoke about their Smackdown debut and having Natalya in their corner
Sheamus defeated Christian and Mark Henry at 14:29 by pinning Christian with the boot to the face; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the World Heavyweight Title the following week; mid-way through the bout, World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton came ringside to watch the match; late in the contest, Christian had Sheamus covered but referee Charles Robinson was distracted by having to get Orton out of the ring after Orton dropped Henry with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre - May 27, 2011 (7,300)
Jimmy Hart served as the guest host of the show, subbing for Road Warrior Animal; included Hart hosting an in-ring dance contest with a young fan winning a copy of WWE All Stars and getting to go backstage
Primo Colon (sub. for WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, who didn't appear due to travel problems) defeated Dolph Ziggler; prior to the bout, Ziggler interrupted an in-ring promo by Jimmy Hart, with Primo then coming to Hart's aid
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
Mason Ryan (sub. for Percy Watson, who didn't appear due to travel problems) pinned Zack Ryder; prior to the bout, Ryder took the mic and issued an open challenge
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger via submission with the full nelson
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov; after the bout, Marella & Kozlov cleared the champions from the ring
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Alberto Del Rio after hitting the 619
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth and Mike Mizanin by pinning Miz with the FU (Truth's first match in Canada)

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Madison, WI - Alliant Energy Center - May 28, 2011 (3,900)
Moved from 2/6/11; tickets for the original date were honored
Ted Dibiase Sr. was the guest host of the show; included an opening promo by Dibiase in which he said the winner of the battle royal would challenge for the WWE IC Title later in the show
Daniel Bryan won a battle royal by last eliminating Mark Henry after Henry eliminated Ezekiel Jackson; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC Title later in the show
Natalya Neidhart & AJ defeated Alicia Fox & Rosa Mendes when Fox submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Cody Rhodes with the kick to the head after Rhodes became distracted by Daniel Bryan at ringside
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) pinned Trent Baretta after Khali interfered and hit a chop on Baretta behind the referee's back
Daniel Bryan defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification when Cody Rhodes interfered; after the bout, Rhodes, Heath Slater, and Justin Gabriel ganged up on Bryan until Ezekiel Jackson made the save
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Sheamus and Christian by pinning Sheamus with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Sioux City, IA - Tyson Events Center - May 28, 2011 (5,000)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
Percy Watson defeated Zack Ryder
Mason Ryan defeated Primo Colon
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth and Mike Mizanin

WWE @ LaCrosse, WI - LaCrosse Center - May 29, 2011 (2,500)

WWE (Raw) @ Sioux Falls, SD - Arena - May 29, 2011 (matinee) (4,250)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
Percy Watson defeated Zack Ryder
Mason Ryan defeated Primo Colon
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin and R-Truth

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Cedar Falls, IA - McLeod Center - May 30, 2011 (2,400)
Ted Dibiase Sr. served as guest host of the show
Daniel Bryan won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC Title later in the show; other participants included Mark Henry, Jimmy & Jey Uso, the Great Khali, Jinder Mahal, Trent Baretta, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Ted Dibiase Jr., Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, and Ezekiel Jackson
Natalya Neidhart & AJ defeated Alicia Fox & Rosa Mendes when Fox submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel in a handicap match when Slater submitted to the Torture Rack
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Cody Rhodes with the kick to the head after Daniel Bryan distracted Rhodes from ringside
Daniel Bryan defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification when Cody Rhodes interfered; after the bout, Rhodes, Heath Slater, and Justin Gabriel ganged up on Bryan until Ezekiel Jackson made the save
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian and Sheamus by pinning Sheamus with the RKO

WWE @ Omaha, NE - Qwest Center - May 30, 2011
Raw - featured an opening Memorial Day tribute video to those who have protected America's freedoms; the show immediately had technical difficulties after that as R-Truth was shown at a merchandise stand in the arena, without any audio; moments later, Truth destroyed the merchandise stand as fans watched on; Truth then walked past several souvineer cups with WWE World Champion John Cena's face on them, throwing the cups out of the way and storming off, with several fans following; cameras then went to Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler, speaking about the technical issues, before Truth was shown in the crowd insulting fans who showed up wearing Cena T-shirts, eventually finding a little boy and his father; after the father asked Truth, "What's up?" and the crowd erupted, Truth came into the ring saying the fans should be booing themselves; moments later, Cena came out and questioned Truth about what was wrong with him, then saying he should be in a straight jacket; Cole soon received an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated Cena would face Truth in the main event, with "no Little Jimmys ringside;" featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' included an in-ring promo by Alberto Del Rio, accompanied by Ricardo Rodriguez, in which he discussed the injury the previous week to the Big Show, saying it was a mistake but bad things happen to bad people; Del Rio then told Show he would send him the bill to fix his car, told him to get well soon before then winking and leaving the ring; featured an in-ring segment in which Cole recapped Alex Riley attacking Mike Mizanin the previous week; moments later, Riley came out to his own theme music, with Cole insulting him for turning his back on the Miz, someone who was like a father figure to Riley; Riley said he felt great for standing up for himself, with Cole calling him a bastard and Riley shoving him to the mat; eventually Miz ran out, tackled Riley, and repeatedly stomped him; Riley eventually made a comeback, attacking Miz on the floor and into the timekeeper area before throwing him on top of the commentary table; Miz then ran off into the crowd; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; featured footage of Steve Austin appearing the previous week on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' to discuss Tough Enough; included an in-ring promo by Kharma in which she said many said her being in WWE was impossible, noting Jim Ross said she was too fat so she went to Japan to train; Kharma then admitted that she was pregnant; moments later, WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella interrupted, calling Kharma fat and saying she wasn't diva material; after they continued to insult her, Kharma replied by saying she hoped they would still be around when she returns to the ring; featured doctored footage from a President Obama press conference in which he fielded various questions about the upcoming Capital Punishment event; included footage of a handful of people "enjoying the summer" outside the arena; featured a backstage segment showing Cena walking past Zack Ryder, with Ryder holding his Internet championship title:
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 10:49 with the Zig Zag after holding onto the ropes to avoid the SOS (Ziggler's first appearance back as a blonde)
Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella at 2:55 when Kelly scored the pin following the K2; prior to the bout, footage from earlier in the month was shown of Kelly in Los Angeles after being named to Maxim's Hot 100 list
CM Punk (w/ Mason Ryan) pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. with a standing kick to the head at 9:06
Evan Bourne pinned Jack Swagger with a reversal into a roll up at 3:14
R-Truth defeated WWE World Champion John Cena via count-out in a non-title match at 4:02 after Cena went out to the floor to bring Truth back to the ring; during Truth's entrance, his opening backstage segment was shown, now with the audio intact; there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks" during the match; after the bout, Truth returned to where the little boy and his father were sitting that he talked to before, drank from their cup, and spat it in the father's face; Cena then ran out and looked after the dad after Truth returned backstage
WWE Superstars - 6/2/11 - featured the Tyson Kidd vs. Trent Barreta and Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel vs. Jimmy & Jey Uso matches taped 5/31/11 in Des Moines, IA; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read the WrestleMania 27 DVD has been a top 10 US seller since its release, along with Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Harry Potter, The Green Hornet, and The King's Speech; featured doctored footage from a President Obama press conference in which he fielded various questions about the upcoming Capital Punishment event; included anti-bullying comments from Alicia Fox, Booker T, Daniel Bryan, Christian, the Big Show, WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella:
Gail Kim pinned Melina at 4:52 by blocking the Sunset Split and hitting Eat Defeat; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match (Melina's first appearance with black and blue hair)
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov in a non-title match at 4:34 when Otunga pinned Kozlov with a spinebuster after McGillicutty struck Kozlov from behind the referee's back; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the match
Dark match after the taping: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin

WWE @ Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena - May 31, 2011 (4,000)
NXT - 5/31/11:
Tyson Kidd & Lucky Cannon defeated Titus O'Neal & Hornswoggle
Tyson Kidd & Lucky Cannon defeated Yoshi Tatsu & Byron Saxton
Vladimir Kozlov & Conor O'Brien defeated Tyson Kidd & Lucky Cannon
Vladimir Kozlov & Conor O'Brien defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Darren Young
WWE Superstars - 6/2/11: Tyson Kidd (w/ Matt Striker) pinned Trent Barreta at 4:22 by blocking a victory roll; Jack Korpela & Booker T (subbing for Striker) provided commentary for the match; during the bout, Striker was shown passing out business cards and talking on his cell phone; also during the contest, Booker argued that Striker had no managerial experience; after the contest, Striker took the mic and joined Kidd in the ring, saying Kidd is better than Bret Hart ever was and that Kidd didn't need an advisor, he needed an agent; Kidd and Striker then appeared to agree to work with each other with Striker as Kidd's agent; as they left the ring, Striker was heard saying Kidd would be done working with Yoshi Tatsu and he could get him on Capital Punishment
WWE Superstars - 6/2/11: Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at around the 10-minute mark when Gabriel scored the pin with the 450 splash after Gabriel caused the Uso to crotch himself on the top rope; Jack Korpela & Booker T (subbing for Matt Striker) provided commentary for the match
Smackdown! - 6/3/11 - featured a vignette on Sheamus to promote his World Heavyweight Title match later in the show against Randy Orton; included anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, the Big Show, WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella; featured a vignette promoting Sin Cara; included an in-ring promo by Cody Rhodes in which he compared Daniel Bryan to the audience before having his attendants pass out paper bags for the ringside fans; Rhodes then said Bryan would eventually sit in the crowd to see Rhodes win the WWE World Title; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with the Great Khali about his actions to Runjin Sing the previous week; moments later, Jinder Mahal appeared and said he would lead Khali by example later in the show; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was SyFy's most watched show for the 35th consecutive week; featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' featured doctored footage from a President Obama press conference in which he fielded various questions about the upcoming Capital Punishment event; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Sheamus regarding his title shot against Orton with Christian as the referee; moments later, Sheamus confronted Christian and said, if it was up to him, he'd be happy to have the match be a three-way; Christian then called Sheamus a liar and told him to worry more about Orton; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Facebook fans than ESPN, Pepsi, MLB, Gatorade, NASCAR, and the NFL; featured a backstage promo by Johnny Curtis in which he said, by winning NXT, he earned a tag team title shot with his pro R-Truth; but, because that wasn't happening, Curtis fake cried and poured milk over his head:
Christian pinned Mark Henry with the Killswitch at 4:28 after ramming Henry into the corner when Henry missed a charge; after the commercial break, Christian took the mic, discussed his win, and said he should be the one, not Sheamus, challenging World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton later in the show; Christian then said he deserved one more title shot, prompting Teddy Long to appear; Christian polled the crowd as to whether he should be the #1 contender, with the audience cheering but Long said he couldn't make it happen; he then suggested making the title match a three-way, with Long appointing Christian the guest referee for the title match
Tamina & Alicia Fox (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated AJ & Kaitlyn (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 2:00 when Tamina pinned AJ with a Samoan drop; during their entrance, a pretaped backstage segment was shown of AJ, Kaitlyn, & Natalya discussing the upcoming match
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) pinned Yoshi Tatsu at 1:12 with a full nelson slam; after the bout, Khali applied the head vice on Tatsu under Mahal's orders (Mahal's TV in-ring debut)
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via count-out at 4:08 when Barrett fell out to the floor and could not reenter after Jackson attempted to put him in the Torture Rack; late in the contest, Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel appeared ringside to distract Jackson; after the bout, Jackson assaulted Slater & Gabriel while Barrett returned backstage
Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the LeBell Lock after a reversal at 9:26; late in the bout, Cody Rhodes and one of his attendants appeared ringside; after the match, Bryan was double teamed by Dibiase and Rhodes until Sin Cara made the save, cleared Rhodes from the ring, and hit La Mistica on Dibiase
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Sheamus with the RKO at 14:29; late in the bout, Christian appeared to injure himself after Sheamus collided with him, preventing him from counting Orton down after the champion sustained the boot to the face; moments later, the challenger shoved Christian, with Christian then punching him in the face leading to the RKO; after the match, Christian held up Orton's hand before eventually hitting him with the title belt, saying he knows he could beat him, and then holding up the title belt; Christian then took the belt with him as he left ringside to a mixed reaction
After the taping, Mark Henry and referee Scott Armstrong came out for a dark match. After several minutes, no opponent appeared. Eventually, Hornswoggle's music, the Great Khali's music, and Vince McMahon's music played consecutively but no one appeared; the segment lasted about 20 minutes, with Henry eventually walking out, thanking the ringside fans and apologizing for there not being a match

WWE (Raw) @ Huntsville, AL - Von Braun Center - June 3, 2011 (4,400)
Moved from 1/10/11; tickets for the original date were honored; featured guest host Jim Duggan hosting a dance off competition between fans
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler
Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Mason Ryan, WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty; prior to the bout, guest host of the show Jim Duggan cut a promo before he was interrupted by Nexus, with Bourne's team then appearing as well
Jack Swagger defeated Percy Watson; after the bout, Mike Mizanin attacked Watson and cut a promo, prompting Alex Riley to appear; the two then faced off until officials separated them
Eve & Beth Phoenix defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
Alberto Del Rio defeated Chris Masters
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth and CM Punk

WWE @ Wheeling, WV - WesBanco Arena - June 4, 2011
Moved to 9/4/11

WWE (Raw) @ Fayetteville, NC - Crown Coliseum - June 4, 2011 (7,000)
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler
Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Mason Ryan, WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga after guest host Jim Duggan hit Otunga with his 2x4 behind the referee's back
Jack Swagger defeated Percy Watson
Eve & Beth Phoenix defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
Alex Riley fought Mike Mizanin to a double count-out
Alberto Del Rio defeated Chris Masters
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned CM Punk with the 619 and springboard splash
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned R-Truth with the FU after catching Truth coming off the top, rolling through, and lifting him off the mat

WWE @ Huntington, WV - June 5, 2011 (matinee)
Moved to 9/16/11

WWE (Raw) @ Charlottesville, VA - John Paul Jones Arena - June 5, 2011 (matinee) (4,000)
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Dolph Ziggler
Evan Bourne, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Mason Ryan, WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga after guest host Jim Duggan hit Otunga with his 2x4 behind the referee's back
Jack Swagger defeated Percy Watson
Eve & Beth Phoenix defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
Alex Riley fought Mike Mizanin to a double count-out; Miz heavily bled from the nose during the bout
Alberto Del Rio defeated Chris Masters
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned CM Punk with the 619 and springboard splash
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned R-Truth with the FU after catching Truth coming off the top, rolling through, and lifting him off the mat

WWE @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - June 6, 2011
Tough Enough season finale - shown live - after video segments on Andy and Luke were shown, an in-ring segment was held with Bill DeMott, Booker T, & Trish Stratus; the three then introduced the previously eliminated participants, save Rima, before introducing Andy and Luke; Steve Austin then came out, with DeMott, Booker, & Trish saying they choose Andy; after Austin had both Luke and Andy size up the other man, Vince McMahon was shown pulling into the arena in a limo and walking towards the arena; following the commercial break, McMahon came out to the ring and asked each man what made them think they deserved being in the same ring dominated by the likes of Shawn Michaels, Andre the Giant, and Sgt. Slaughter; the show then blended into Raw with the segment still continuing:
Raw - the opening moments of the show was a roll over from Tough Enough, with Vince McMahon saying he would determine the winner; moments later, Steve Austin took exception and said he would be the one to pick the winner; Austin then chose Andy as the winner; after Luke went backstage, Andy was slapped by Vince and then sustained the Stunner from Austin; Austin then congratulated Luke for the win and welcomed him to the WWE; R-Truth then came out to the tune of 'When Johnny Comes Marching Home' dressed as a Confederate soldier and said the Raw GM told him he had to apologize in order to get his WWE World Title match at Capitol Punishment; Truth then said Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, "and a bunch of other inbred Rednecks" were from; Truth went on to say he was secceeding from the WWE but would keep his upcoming title match, saying he's been the victim of a conspiracy; moments later, Mike Mizanin interrupted, insulted Truth, and said he himself deserved one last title match; Alex Riley then appeared, with WWE World Champion John Cena then coming out to the ring and addressing the other men in the ring; Michael Cole then received an e-mail from the Raw GM, but McMahon cut him off and told him to shut up; Vince then set up Cena & Riley vs. Miz & Truth for later in the show with Austin as the guest referee; featured a backstage segment with Booker T and Trish Stratus in which Booker taught Trish how to do the Spinarooni, with Jack Swagger then interrupting and challenging Booker to a match; included doctored press conference footage of President Obama being questioned by Truth; featured a backstage segment between Cena and Riley in which Cena made it clear he didn't trust Riley and that Riley better not cross him; included an ad promoting 'The Best of Monday Nitro;' featured an ad promoting the following week's 3-hour 'All Star Night;' included a promo by Alberto Del Rio in the ring in which he invited the Big Show out to the ring so they could iron out their differences; moments later, Ricardo Rodriguez, dressed as Show and on crutches, came out to the ring; Del Rio then continued to make fun of Show, finishing by telling "Show" to never disrespect him again; moments later, Rodriguez took off his bald cap and repeatedly introduced Del Rio; featured a vignette on WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston; included anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, the Big Show, WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella; featured a backstage segment in which Truth and Miz were shown speaking about their upcoming tag team match; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read Cena surpassed 7 million Facebook fans, more than The Rock, Tiger Woods, Jennifer Lopez, Dwayne Wade, Kim Kardashian, Tony Hawk, Sarah Palin, the Dalai Lama, and Johnny Depp; featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am':
Santino Marella (w/ Vladimir Kozlov) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Michael McGillicutty (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion David Otunga) at 4:33 with the Cobra after avoiding the neckbreaker
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella at 2:29 when Phoenix scored the pin following the Glam Slam
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned CM Punk (w/ Mason Ryan) at 8:42 with a splash off the top after knocking Ryan off the apron by hitting a tornado DDT on Punk; following his entrance, Punk sat down at the entrance stage and cut a promo saying Mysterio has never beaten him and he would beat Mysterio again just to prove that Nexus is unyeilding
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Zack Ryder in a non-title match at 2:39 with the spin kick to the face; Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero provided guest commentary for the bout; during the match, Michael Cole accidentally referred to Ryder as Zack Ziggler
Booker T defeated Jack Swagger via count-out at 3:14 when Swagger refused to get back into the ring; after the contest, Evan Bourne ran out and scared Swagger back into the ring, where he sustained the scissors kick from Booker and Air Bourne from Bourne; moments later, Booker and Bourne both did the Spinaroonie
R-Truth & Mike Mizanin defeated WWE World Champion John Cena & Alex Riley via reverse decision at 10:46; Cena initially pinned Miz with the FU after Riley hit Miz with his briefcase and guest referee Steve Austin dropped Miz with the Stunner; after the bout, Austin threw beers to Cena, in the ring, and Riley, on the floor, to celebrate; moments later, Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that said Cena & Riley had been disqualified for Austin's actions and that Austin would be the guest GM the following week; Austin responded by throwing Cole into the ring and dousing him with beer before dropping him with the Stunner; Cena followed by dropping Cole with the FU to end the show
WWE Superstars - 6/9/11 - featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers free tickets to active US military personnel for live events in the US; featured anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, the Big Show, Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella; included an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro; featured the Mark Henry vs. Johnny Curtis and Yoshi Tatsu vs. Tyson Kidd matches taped 6/7/11 in Roanoke, VA:
Chris Masters defeated JTG via submission with the full nelson at 4:38 after avoiding a charge in the corner; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Maryse & Melina defeated Eve & Gail Kim at 3:46 when Melina pinned Gail with the Sunset Split after avoiding the Eat Defeat and ramming Gail face-first into the turnbuckle; before Melina hit the finisher, she screamed, "You were always a horrible friend" at Gail; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout

WWE @ Johnson City, TN - Freedom Hall Civic Center - June 6, 2011
Canceled due to a scheduling conflict

WWE @ Roanoke, VA - Civic Center - June 7, 2011
Natalya Neidhart defeated Rosa Mendes
NXT - 6/7/11:
Yoshi Tatsu defeated JTG
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated Darren Young defeated Vladimir Kozlov & Conor O'Brien
Titus O'Neal defeated Lucky Cannon
WWE Superstars - 6/9/11: Mark Henry fought Johnny Curtis to a no contest when Curtis failed to appear; after Curtis's music played and he didn't appear, Matt Striker entered the ring and conducted an in-ring interview with Henry about why he thinks men are afraid to face him; moments later, Henry took the mic and said he would break their face if anyone crossed him on the street; Henry then left the ring and tipped over the steel ringsteps before going backstage
WWE Superstars - 6/9/11: Yoshi Tatsu pinned Tyson Kidd (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at around the 12-minute mark with the kick to the head; prior to the bout, Vickie cut a promo at the entrance stage in which she talked about her many accomplishments, that her speciality was grooming young wrestlers to succeed, and then introduced Kidd; Jack Korpela & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout; after the match, Vickie argued with Kidd over the loss
Smackdown! - 6/10/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Christian in which he said those who continue to cheer him are the ones that understand why he did what he did the previous week to World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, noting he was screwed out of the title just days after winning it and screwed out of the #1 contendership weeks earlier; Christian then said most if not all of the fans in the crowd didn't get it and he was fine never talking to them again before asking Michael Cole to join him in the ring; Christian continued by saying the same fans that had supported him for years and went on Twitter to complain when he lost the title are the same ones even more upset because of what Christian did to Orton; moments later, Christian told Cole to ask the crowd whether he deserves to be world champion, with Cole receiving loud boos as an answer; Christian responded by saying he would be champion again and wouldn't do it for the fans; as Christian left the ring, a crawl at the bottom of the screen prompted fans to voice their opinion on the matter on WWE's Facebook page; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Sheamus in which Sheamus said he wanted a match with Christian, with Long instead making a No DQ match between Orton and Sheamus; featured a backstage segment with WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel in which Slater and Gabriel took exception to Barrett walking out of their match earlier in the show and said they were done with him and that the Corre was done; included Jack Korpela conducting a backstage interview with AJ regarding her arrival to Smackdown, with Tamina and Rosa then appearing and giving her a piece of cheese; they then continued to talk about AJ's singles match later in the show, with Natalya Neidhart then walking in and showing AJ wouldn't be out there by herself; featured an ad promoting 'That's What I Am;' included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, and McDonald's; featured an in-ring promo by Orton in which he said he wanted Christian to come out and repeat what he said about him earlier to his face; moments later, Christian appeared on the big screen, outside the arena, and goaded Orton into accepting a title match with him at Capital Punishment; moments later, Christian got in his car and drove away; included a backstage segment with Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase Jr., during which Rhodes called for one of his attendants to put a paper bag over his face and leave before telling Dibiase that he may be nuts but might also be a genius; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; featured an ad promoting 'The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro' on DVD; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read 10,000,000 fans watched Tough Enough and Raw the previous Monday; included a backstage promo by Johnny Curtis in which he complained about winning NXT months earlier but still not being a regular on TV, then eating a potato chip on his shoulder; featured doctored press conference footage of President Obama being questioned by R-Truth; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his upcoming match against Sheamus:
Ezekiel Jackson, Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, & Justin Gabriel at 11:39 when Gabriel submitted to Jackson's Torture Rack, moments after Barrett walked out of the match; prior to the bout, it was announced Jackson would challenge Barrett at Capital Punishment
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) pinned Trent Barreta with the full nelson slam at 1:29; after the bout, Khali applied the head vice on Barreta
AJ (w/ Natalya Neidhart) pinned Tamina (w/ Rosa Mendes) at 3:02 with a roll up out of a gorilla press slam position after Tamina turned her attention to Natalya
Sin Cara defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Cody Rhodes) via disqualification at 1:52 when Rhodes attacked Sin Cara on the floor; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the match, Sin Cara was double teamed until Daniel Bryan made the save and cleared the ring; moments later, Teddy Long appeared and set up an immediate tag team match between the four men
Sin Cara & Daniel Bryan defeated Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. at around the 8-minute mark when Dibiase submitted to Bryan's LeBell Lock (the bout began during the commercial break)
Sheamus pinned World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton in a non-title No DQ match at 21:14 after Christian, who interfered moments earlier, hit the champion with the title belt immediately after Orton dropped Sheamus with the RKO; after the bout, Christian looked down at Orton and held up the title belt as the show ended

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Turin, Italy - Isozaki Olympic Arena - June 9, 2011 (4,500)
Daniel Bryan pinned Sheamus with a roll up
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) pinned Trent Baretta with the full nelson slam; after the bout, Khali put Baretta in the head vice
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox via submission with the Sharpshooter
Mark Henry pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the powerslam; Guerrero worked the match as a babyface; after the match, Cody Rhodes attacked Guerrero, dropped him with Crossroads, and put a paper bag over his head
Sin Cara pinned Cody Rhodes with a crossbody
The Big Show pinned Alberto Del Rio with the punch
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification after Barrett used a steel chair; after the bout, Jackson dropped Barrett with the uranage
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian with the RKO as the challenger came off the middle turnbuckle

WWE (Raw) @ Syracuse, NY - War Memorial Arena - June 10, 2011 (5,400)
Evan Bourne pinned Jack Swagger after the Shooting Star Press
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella when Kelly pinned Nikki after a crossbody off the top rope; before the bout, guest host Eve was in the ring promoting an upcoming fan contest to win a special prize; Eve pulled Brie off the ring apron late in the match, distracting Nikki and leading to the finish
Percy Watson pinned Zack Ryder after a fireman's carry into a facebuster
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler after the spin kick to the face; before the match Ziggler cut an in-ring promo on the crowd
Chris Masters, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Mason Ryan, WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga when Marella pinned Otunga after the Cobra
Alex Riley defeated Mike Mizanin via disqualification when Mizanin struck Riley with a briefcase; before the match Mizanin cut an in-ring promo on the crowd
WWE Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth and CM Punk by pinning Punk after ducking an attempted belt shot and hitting the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Badalona, Spain - Olympic Pavilion - June 11, 2011 (7,000)
Daniel Bryan pinned Mark Henry with a missile dropkick; prior to Henry's entrance, Christian attacked Bryan in the ring
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox via submission with the Sharpshooter
Jinder Mahal pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr.; Guerrero worked the match as a babyface
Sin Cara pinned Cody Rhodes; prior to the bout, Rhodes cut an in-ring promo with the help of a translator but then put a paper bag over the translater's head
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification after Barrett used a steel chair; after the bout, Jackson dropped Barrett with the uranage
The Big Show pinned Alberto Del Rio with the punch
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian and Sheamus by pinning Sheamus with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Rochester, NY - Blue Cross Arena - June 11, 2011 (6,700)
Featured an in-ring segment in which Eve hosted a dance contest between several fans
Evan Bourne pinned Jack Swagger after the Shooting Star Press
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella when Kelly pinned Nikki after a crossbody off the top rope; before the bout, guest host Eve was in the ring promoting an upcoming fan contest to win a special prize; Eve pulled Brie off the ring apron late in the match, distracting Nikki and leading to the finish
Percy Watson pinned Zack Ryder after a fireman's carry into a facebuster
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler after the spin kick to the face; before the match Ziggler cut an in-ring promo on the crowd
Chris Masters, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Mason Ryan, WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga when Marella pinned Otunga after the Cobra
Alex Riley defeated Mike Mizanin via disqualification when Mizanin struck Riley with a briefcase; before the match Mizanin cut an in-ring promo on the crowd
WWE Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth and CM Punk by pinning Punk after ducking an attempted belt shot and hitting the FU

WWE (Raw) @ Bethlehem, PA - Stabler Arena - June 12, 2011 (matinee) (4,600)
Evan Bourne pinned Jack Swagger after the Shooting Star Press
Beth Phoenix & Kelly Kelly defeated Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella when Kelly pinned Nikki after a crossbody off the top rope; before the bout, guest host Eve was in the ring promoting an upcoming fan contest to win a special prize; Eve pulled Brie off the ring apron late in the match, distracting Nikki and leading to the finish
Percy Watson pinned Zack Ryder after a fireman's carry into a facebuster
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler after the spin kick to the face; before the match Ziggler cut an in-ring promo on the crowd
Chris Masters, Santino Marella, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Mason Ryan, WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga when Marella pinned Otunga after the Cobra
Alex Riley defeated Mike Mizanin via disqualification when Mizanin struck Riley with a briefcase; before the match Mizanin cut an in-ring promo on the crowd
WWE Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth and CM Punk by pinning Punk after ducking an attempted belt shot and hitting the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Madrid, Spain - Vistalegre Palace - June 12, 2011 (11,000)
Daniel Bryan pinned Mark Henry with a missile dropkick; prior to Henry's entrance, Christian attacked Bryan in the ring
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox via submission with the Sharpshooter
Jinder Mahal pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr.; Guerrero worked the match as a babyface
Sin Cara pinned Cody Rhodes; prior to the bout, Rhodes cut an in-ring promo with the help of a translator but then put a paper bag over the translater's head
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett via disqualification after Barrett used a steel chair; after the bout, Jackson dropped Barrett with the uranage
The Big Show pinned Alberto Del Rio with the punch
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian and Sheamus by pinning Sheamus with the RKO; Orton sustained a concussion in the match

WWE @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - June 13, 2011 (10,000)
Raw All Stars Night - 3-hour show - featured an opening in-ring promo by Mike Mizanin in which he said Alex Riley was a fraud and he would expose him at Capital Punishment like a tweet from Anthony Weiner; Riley then said Steve Austin owed him an apology and that he was sick of names like Austin and the Rock showing up and taking his spotlight; Austin, the guest GM for the night, came out to the ring, noted being in the ring with Miz the night after WrestleMania, and told Miz to shut his mouth; Austin then noted that Riley jumped him weeks earlier while Miz was the one that fled; moments later, Austin grabbed Miz by the tie and said that he and Riley would join Roddy Piper in a Piper's Pit later in the show; after Miz left ringside, Alberto Del Rio drove into the arena and was introduced by Ricardo Rodriguez; Del Rio then took a mic and said that Austin, the greatest superstar of his time, was there to pass the torch to the greatest superstar of all time, himself; Austin then said Del Rio had been thinking highly of himself since injuring the Big Show but he had someone lined up to face him, with Kane then appearing for the opening match; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; featured an in-ring segment in which Hornswoggle shot T-shirts into the ring only to be interrupted by R-Truth, who came out saying Hornswoggle looked to be having a lot of fun and that he would beat WWE World Champion John Cena at Capital Punishment; Hornswoggle then shot Truth with the T-shirt gun, with Truth immediately saying it was OK and they were cool but then kicking Hornswoggle in the face; Austin then appeared on the big screen, revealing John Morrison was with him backstage, and then said Truth would face Morrison later in the show; Truth responded by stomping Hornswoggle (Morrison's surprise return after a 6-week absence); included an ad promoting USA's "Suits;" featured an in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton in which he said he would hurt Christian at Capital Punishment before asking that Christian come out to the ring so he could talk to him; moments later, Christian appeared on the big screen and said Orton was practically born into the WWE while Christian had to fight and crawl for everything he's earned, and that he wouldn't be coming to the ring; Orton then said it was a shame Edge wasn't around to carry Christian to the ring like he's been carrying him 17 years; Christian then came out to the stage, immediately backing away as he had security hold Orton back; moments later, Michael Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that stated Orton knew he had a concussion and wouldn't be wrestling anyone during the show and should instead focus on facing Christian, and if he didn't comply and leave the arena he would be stripped of the title; after Orton went backstage, Austin appeared on the big screen and said Christian could instead face Rey Mysterio Jr. up next; included a backstage segment with Austin, Vickie Guerrero, and Dolph Ziggler with Vickie asking Austin for a match against WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston at Capital Punishment, with Austin agreeing but only if Ziggler gets rid of Vickie; after Austin egged Dolph on, he agreed to get rid of Vickie, with Austin then admitting he was just kidding; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, and McDonald's; included the announcement the Rock won "Biggest Ass Kicker" at the 5th Annual Guy's Choice Awards for his role in 'Fast Five;' featured an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro on DVD; included an in-ring segment of Piper's Pit in which Roddy made note of fighting Mr. T in the same arena as part of WrestleMania II; Miz then interrupted, bragged about winning the WWE World Title, winning the WrestleMania main event, and then said 'The Real World' was more entertaining than 'They Live;' Piper then introduced Riley, who he said would beat up Miz at Capital Punishment; the crowd chanted "Alex Riley" before Riley said Miz was never really his friend and he knows he can beat him; moments later, Riley said he knew Piper could beat Miz then and there; Miz then agreed and said he would put up $1,000 of his own money, with Piper uping the ante to $5,000; Austin then appeared on the big screen and made the match official, with each man putting up $5,000 of their own money and with Riley as the referee; featured anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, the Big Show, Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella; included footage of Kelly Kelly and the Bellas appearing on 'The Price is Right' the following day; featured a backstage segment with Austin and Andy in which they shared a beer until Punk walked in; after Andy left, Austin offered Punk a beer with Punk then saying he wasn't sure if Austin was sober but he did make one good decision in giving him a match against WWE World Champion John Cena; Austin then said Nexus wouldn't be allowed ringside and that he would have another announcement to make shortly; included in-ring segment in which Austin drove ringside on his ATV and took the mic until he was interuppted by an e-mail from the Raw GM that read Austin did a fine job being GM for the night but the regular GM would take back over the show the following week; Austin replied by saying the following week would be another 3-hour show, with the fans choosing all the matches and stipulations; repeated e-mails then came in until Austin chased Cole into the crowd, knocked over the podium, and poured two beers on the GM laptop before twice running over it with his four-wheeler; featured a segment in which doctored President Obama press conference footage showed Christian, Cody Rhodes, Sheamus, Great Khali, and Hornswoggle asking Obama questions; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read 10,000,000 fans watched Tough Enough and Raw the previous week; the graphic read "last night" instead of "last week":
Kane defeated Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) via disqualification at 2:48 when Del Rio refused to break the armbreaker as Kane grabbed the rope; after the match, the Big Show ran out to the ring and, after Rodriguez threw himself in the way to protect Del Rio, pummeled Rodriguez as Del Rio escaped backstage; moments later, Kane had to force Show to stop attacking Rodriguez; moments later, Steve Austin appeared at the entrance and said Del Rio would face Show at Capital Punishment; during the commercial break, Rodriguez was taken backstage on a stretcher (Show's surprise return after a 3-week absence)
Sin Cara, Daniel Bryan, & Ezekiel Jackson defeated Cody Rhodes, Ted Dibiase Jr., & WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett at 3:47 when Sin Cara pinned Barrett with a springboard crossbody into the ring; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights
Sheamus defeated Santino Marella via submission with a Texas Cloverleaf at 2:46 after a boot to the face
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Christian via disqualification at 5:31 when Christian refused to break in the corner; Booker T joined Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary for the show; prior to the bout, it was announced Mysterio would face CM Punk at Capital Punishment; after the contest, Mysterio fought off Christian, backdropped him off the top, and then hit a crossbody to the floor on Punk as Punk appeared ringside; moments later, Mysterio attempted to fight off WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty before Mason Ryan rammed Mysterio into the ringpost; as Nexus backed up the ramp, Christian dropped Mysterio with the Killswitch
R-Truth fought John Morrison to a no contest; Morrison's music played twice but he did not appear, with Truth then taking the mic and asking where Morrison was; moments later, Truth said he would go find Morrison if Morrison wouldn't come to him; Truth then walked around backstage, still with a mic, until he found Morrison down on the ground; Truth, subtly letting on that he was responsible, acted upset that all the "Little Jimmys" wouldn't get to see the match; moments later, Truth took a rolling cart and rammed it into Morrison's face
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) & Jack Swagger at 2:56 when Bourne pinned Swagger with Air Bourne after Kingston hit the spin kick to the head from the ring apron behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, a Ziggler vignette was shown; Vickie repeatedly yelled at Ziggler during their entrance in reference to the earlier backstage segment with them and Steve Austin
Roddy Piper pinned Mike Mizanin with a roll up at 1:07 after Miz began fighting with guest referee Alex Riley; Miz wrestled the match in street clothes; each man put $5,000 on the line in the match
Kelly Kelly, Eve, Gail Kim, Natalya Neidhart, Beth Phoenix, Kaitlyn, & AJ defeated WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Maryse, Rosa Mendes, Tamina, Alicia Fox, & Melina at 1:24 when Kelly pinned Rosa with the K2; after the bout, Eve took the mic and noted the Tony Awards were the previous night, then led the other members of her team to doing the Rockettes dance in the ring
CM Punk pinned WWE World Champion John Cena in a non-title match at 14:04 with the Go To Sleep after Cena became distracted by R-Truth in the crowd confronting a young fan and acting like he would spit water in his face; Nexus was banned from ringside for the bout; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the contest, Truth threw his water bottle at Cena in the ring before hitting the What's Up, drawing chants of "R-Truth" and "Little Jimmy" from some in the crowd; moments later, Truth took a mic, stood over Cena, and said he would beat him for the title at Capital Punishment; Truth then left the ring with the title belt as the show ended
WWE Superstars - 6/16/11 - featured a segment in which doctored President Obama press conference footage showed Christian, Cody Rhodes, Sheamus, Great Khali, and Hornswoggle asking Obama questions; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more than 5 million Facebook fans, more than ESPN, Pepsi, MLB, Gatorade, NASCAR, and the NFL; featured an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro; included the Yoshi Tatsu vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Tyson Kidd vs. Kane matches taped 6/14/11 in Providence, RI:
Zack Ryder pinned Primo Colon at around the 10-minute mark with the Rough Ryder after holding onto the ropes to avoid the Back Stabber; featured Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout; following his entrance, Ryder took the mic and cut an in-ring promo in which he noted his broskis, his dad, and even his girlfriend in attendance; Ryder then noted the numerous Ryder signs in the crowd and told the fans to "take care, spike your hair"
Drew McIntyre pinned Vladimir Kozlov with the Future Shock at 3:55; during his entrance, McIntyre cut a promo on the crowd, noting none of them were chosen by their boss to be the future of their company, and then said he was having to live in the US to follow his WWE dream; McIntyre then said the crowd could refer to him as the great American nightmare; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena deeated Mike Mizanin

WWE @ Providence, RI - Dunkin Donuts Center - June 14, 2011
Johnny Curtis pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Michael McGillicutty
NXT - 6/14/11:
Darren Young defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Titus O'Neal defeated Lucky Cannon
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr.
WWE Superstars - 6/16/11: Yoshi Tatsu pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 4:14 with the kick to the head after Guerrero did a flip off the turnbuckle to avoid a charge in the corner by Tatsu; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 6/16/11: Kane pinned Tyson Kidd (w/ JTG) at 4:21 with the chokeslam; prior to the bout, JTG cut a promo at the entrance stage in which he said Freddie Blassie and Bobby Heenan had nothing on him and he would be the flyest manager the WWE had ever seen, then introducing Kidd; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 6/17/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton in which he confirmed he had been diagnosed with a concussion but didn't care and wanted to fight tonight; after Orton called out Christian, Teddy Long walked out and said he hadn't received Orton's clearance to wrestle and would not allow Orton to compete; moments later, Christian interrupted and said Orton could use the concussion as an excuse when Christian beats him for the title at Capital Punishment; Christian then said that he might give Orton a rematch five days after the pay-per-view, with Sheamus then walking out and noting he beat Orton the previous week and was more deserving of the title shot; Christian then referred to Sheamus as "Strawberry Shortcake," with Long then saying Sheamus would face Christian later in the show and the title match at the pay-per-view would become a three-way if Sheamus won; Long then said he would give Orton a ringside seat for the bout, went to the floor, and put a steel chair beside the commentary table for Orton, then saying Orton could not interfere in the match or there would be serious consequences; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Sheamus regarding his upcoming match with Christian; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read Cena surpassed 7 million Facebook fans, more than The Rock, Tiger Woods, Jennifer Lopez, Dwayne Wade, Kim Kardashian, Tony Hawk, Sarah Palin, the Dalai Lama, and Johnny Depp; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Christian regarding his upcoming match with Sheamus; featured a backstage promo by Johnny Curtis in which he was shown playing put put, then showing he had an Ace in the hole; featured a segment in which doctored President Obama press conference footage showed Christian, Cody Rhodes, Sheamus, Great Khali, and Hornswoggle asking Obama questions; included an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro; featured anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, Show, Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella; included an extended video package to hype the R-Truth vs. WWE World Champion John Cena match at Capital Punishment; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read more than 100 million videos per month are watched on WWE.com, YouTube.com/WWE, and Hulu.com/WWE combined; included an in-ring promo by Del Rio in which he said he wasn't afraid of the Big Show and not even Show could stop his destiny of being the next WWE World Champion; Del Rio then said the injured Ricardo Rodriguez had a wife and daughter and that he would dedicate his win at Capital Punishment to his friend; moments later, Show ran out, with Del Rio fleeing the ring, breaking the bottom rope, and escaping into the crowd; Del Rio then smiled and laughed at Show until Show tipped over the announce table in frustration and threw one of the commentary chairs into the ring; Show then stood in the ring and stared at Del Rio:
Sin Cara, Daniel Bryan, & Ezekiel Jackson defeated Cody Rhodes, Ted Dibiase Jr., & WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett at 9:34 when Bryan pinned Dibiase after a running dropkick into the corner; early in the bout, Rhodes' attendant handed paper bags out to ringside fans; during the match, a crawl at the bottom of the screen told fans to chime in on Facebook on whether Dibiase should work with Rhodes again; after the commercial break, a replay showed that the referee was mistaken in his pinfall and that Dibiase kicked out at 2
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) pinned Vladimir Kozlov at 2:50 with the full nelson slam after Khali landed a chop to Kozlov behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, it was announced Edge would appear in the season finale of SyFy's "Sanctuary"
The Big Show fought Mark Henry to a no contest in an impromptu match when Show kicked Henry in the face as he entered the ring, then repeatedly punched and kneed him in the head before the bout could begin; moments earlier, Josh Matthews conducted an in-ring interview with Show, with Show saying he was at Smackdown because he heard Alberto Del Rio might be around; Matthews then reviewed what Show did to Ricardo Rodriguez Monday on Raw, with Teddy Long then coming out and saying Show wouldn't touch Del Rio if he showed up and that civil and criminal charges were being looked at after Show's altercation on Raw; Long then said if a similar situation happened on Smackdown, then both he and Show could lose their job; Long then brought out Henry so Show would have someone to take his aggression out on; after Show left ringside, Henry was attended to in the ring by referees and trainers who put Henry on a backboard and took him from ringside on a stretcher
Alicia Fox, Rosa Mendes, & Tamina defeated Natalya Neidhart, Kaitlyn, & AJ at 1:49 when Tamina pinned AJ with a Samoan Drop
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel at 3:50 when Jey pinned Gabriel with a splash off the top (Slater & Gabriel's debut with new music)
Christian pinned Sheamus at 9:03 after dropping Sheamus's head onto the ringpost as Sheamus attempted a superplex; World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton sat ringside for the bout but could not interfere; stipulations stated Sheamus would be added to the title match at Capital Punishment if he won; after the contest, Orton scared Christian up the ramp before then punting Sheamus in the head

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Lowell, MA - Tsongas Center - June 17, 2011 (5,700)
Kelly Kelly was the guest hostess for the show; featured Kelly hosting an in-ring dance contest with the winner getting to meet WWE World Champion John Cena backstage; WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston's brother was one of the contestants; an 8-year-old fan won
Evan Bourne pinned Sheamus with the Shooting Star Press
Beth Phoenix (w/ Kelly Kelly) pinned WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) in a non-title impromptu match with the Glam Slam; prior to the bout, Kelly was bullied by the Bellas until Phoenix came out; moments later, the Raw GM ordered the match
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett pinned Ezekiel Jackson with a roll up and using the ropes for leverage after escaping the Torture Rack
Christian pinned Daniel Bryan (sub. for World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton) with the Killswitch
Sin Cara pinned Cody Rhodes with a slingshot crossbody
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga (w/ Mason Ryan) defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov when McGillicutty pinned Marella with the neckbreaker
Alex Riley pinned Dolph Ziggler with You're Dismissed
WWE World Champion John Cena & WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston defeated R-Truth & CM Punk when Cena pinned Punk with the FU; the match was initially a tag team match also involving the Big Show and Alberto Del Rio but Show attacked Del Rio prior to the bout and chased him backstage; after the match, Cena and Kingston noted their family members in attendance and Cena brought his dad into the ring since Father's Day was later in the weekend

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center - June 18, 2011 (8,000)
Kelly Kelly was the guest hostess for the show
Evan Bourne pinned Sheamus with the Shooting Star Press
Beth Phoenix (w/ Kelly Kelly) pinned WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) in a non-title impromptu match with the Glam Slam; prior to the bout, Kelly was bullied by the Bellas until Phoenix came out; moments later, the Raw GM ordered the match
WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett pinned Ezekiel Jackson with a roll up and using the ropes for leverage after escaping the Torture Rack
Christian pinned Daniel Bryan with the Killswitch; prior to the bout, Christian cut a promo on World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton not being at the show due to his concussion
The Big Show pinned Alberto Del Rio with the chokeslam
Sin Cara pinned Cody Rhodes with a roll up
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga (w/ Mason Ryan) defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov after Ryan interfered
WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Dolph Ziggler with the spin kick to the face
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth and CM Punk by pinning Punk with the FU; the match was also to have involved Mike Mizanin but Miz, while cutting an in-ring promo before the bout, was attacked by Alex Riley, with Miz then escaping backstage

Capitol Punishment - Washington DC - Verizon Center - June 19, 2011 (9,850)
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel at the 4-minute mark when Marella pinned Gabriel after hitting the Cobra
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Booker T, & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with R-Truth after Truth existed a limo with the WWE World Title; moments later, Truth said he had a big party to go to, then walking up to Eve who said she didn't know who Truth was anymore; Truth responded by saying no one knows who he is anymore, then saying he would dedicate his victory to all the Little Jimmys and Little Jennys; featured Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Mike Mizanin regarding his upcoming match against Alex Riley, during which Miz said all Riley was good for was carrying his briefcase and Riley would go back to carrying someone's bags after the bout; included a backstage segment in which Sgt. Slaughter welcomed "President Obama," escorted by Secret Service agents; moments later, Vickie Guerrero walked in and seductively sang Happy Father's Day, in the tune of "Happy Birthday," to Obama until Secret Service carried her away; featured an ad promoting the following night's 3-hour Power to the People Raw; included a backstage segment with Truth and a photographer in which the photographer noted the name plate still read John Cena, with Truth pinning him to the wall and saying he would win the match; featured an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro; included anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, Show, Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella; featured a backstage segment with "Obama," Santino Marella, Beth Phoenix, and Kelly Kelly in which Santino was tackled while trying to demonstate the Cobra; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with CM Punk regarding his upcoming match against Rey Mysterio Jr., during which Punk said he would do the most honest thing possible if he beats Mysterio; featured an ad promoting the following month's Money in the Bank; included a segment in which "Obama" addressed the crowd from a podium at the entrance stage; moments later, Booker took the mic and invited "Obama" to the ring, did the Spinarooni with "Obama" doing his own version; featured a vignette promoting the WWE's partnership with the National Guard; several DC National Guard soldiers were shown in the crowd:
Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated WWE US Champion Kofi Kingston to win the title at 11:05 via submission with the sleeper after Vickie gauged the champion's eyes behind the referee's back, moments after Ziggler avoided the spin kick to the face; late in the bout, the video feed briefly went out resulting in no picture on the screen for several seconds Alex Riley pinned Mike Mizanin with a DDT at 10:12 after the referee took Miz's briefcase away from Miz; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Riley" and "Let's go, Miz;" late in the bout, Riley confronted Michael Cole at the commentary table, eventually pulling Cole over the table by his tie
Alberto Del Rio defeated the Big Show at 4:57 when the referee ruled Show could not continue due to his injured knee; prior to the match, Show attacked Del Rio from behind in the aisle during Del Rio's entrance, with Show attacking him at ringside until Mark Henry came out of the crowd and attacked Show; moments later, Henry slammed Show through the Spanish announce table and then further targetted Show's injured knee; after Henry left ringside, the referee began counting Show out of the ring, even though the match had yet to officially begin; after the contest, Show was helped from the ring by trainers as Del Rio celebrated
Ezekiel Jackson defeated WWE IC Champion Wade Barrett to win the title via submission with the Torture Rack at 6:40 after several bodyslams; prior to the bout, Barrett was interviewed backstage by Matt Striker until he took the mic away and cut his own promo while walking out to the ring, saying DC needed a king or queen; Barrett then mentioned the Rep. Weiner scandal and the national debt before comparing a hollow US to Jackson; early in the bout, the crowd chanted "USA" against Barrett; mid-way through the match, there was a brief chant of "We want Ryder;" late in the contest, Jackson sustained the Wasteland but kicked out; after the match, Jerry Lawler joined Jackson in the ring and interviewed him about his title win, with Jackson saying it was the greatest day of his life
CM Punk pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 14:59 by avoiding the 619 and hitting the Go To Sleep; stipulations stated Nexus was banned from ringside for the bout; following the entrances, there were loud chants of "CM Punk"
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian with the RKO at 14:05, with referee Mike Chioda not realizing the challenger's foot was under the bottom rope during the pinfall; after the match, Christian argued the decision before Orton hit the challenger in the head with the title belt (WWE Superstar Collection: Randy Orton)
Evan Bourne pinned Jack Swagger with a roll up out of the ankle lock at 7:27 in an unadvertised match; prior to the match, Keystone Beer's Keith Stone was escorted ringside by WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella & Nikki Bella
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned R-Truth at 14:45 with the FU; Truth came to the ring in possession of the title belt; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks" as well as chants of "Little Jimmy;" late in the match, Truth took a Cena hat and cup from a ringside boy, with the boy throwing the contents of the cup back in the challenger's face, leading to the finish; after the match, Cena brough the fan into the ring to celebrate

WWE @ Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena - June 20, 2011
Raw 3-hour Power to the People - included Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; featured an opening in-ring promo by CM Punk; during Punk's entrance, it was noted fans could follow the show on Twitter by using #RawP2P; Punk then sat on the mat, said he wouldn't give the fans any power over the show, and noted his win the previous week over WWE World Champion John Cena and the previous night over Rey Mysterio Jr.; Punk stated that he was the logical #1 contender, then saying he wanted the Raw GM to send an e-mail to Cole making it official that he would get a title shot in his hometown for Money in the Bank; moments later, Punk said he would hold a sit-in until he got his match; Cole received an e-mail, with Punk cutting him off and telling Cole to go ahead and read the e-mail; the e-mail from the Raw GM said he would take Punk's suggestion under advisement but he should leave the ring; a second e-mail told Punk to leave immediately, and a third - as Punk laid down and made snow angels - said the Raw GM was going to make him the #1 contender but his disrespect led to Punk facing Alberto Del Rio for the title shot; as Punk argued, another e-mail came in saying it would now be Punk vs. Mysterio vs. Del Rio; moments later, Punk went to the floor and argued with the commentary team for the decision; included a backstage segment with Eve, Kelly Kelly, and Beth Phoenix, with fans being able to choose via text which would challenge WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella later in the show; featured a vignette on Evan Bourne; included a backstage segment with Sin Cara, Jack Swagger, and Sin Cara, with fans being able to choose which would face Evan Bourne; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read more than 100 million videos per month are watched on WWE.com, YouTube.com/WWE, and Hulu.com/WWE combined; featured an ad promoting the following week's Raw Roulette in Las Vegas; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray; featured an in-ring promo by R-Truth in which he blamed his loss at Capitol Punishment on Little Jimmy, with Christian coming out moments later and blamed his recent losses on horrible audiences, general manager, and referees; Christian then showed a still photo of his foot being under the rope as he lost to World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton; eventually, Mike Mizanin interrupted and said Alex Riley was given a win on a silver platter, with Christian noting he and Truth actually had title matches the previous night; Teddy Long then came out and said Truth, Christian, & Miz would face Cena, Orton, & Riley, with fans choosing the stipulation; featured the announcement Shawn Michaels would be part of the following week's show; included an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro; featured an extended look at USA's original series "Suites;" included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, and McDonald's; featured Vickie Guerrero competing in a dance contest, with Matt Striker the MC; the fans chose Michael Cole, with 47 percent of the vote, over Jerry Lawler at 39 percent and Booker T at 14 percent; after Cole was deemed the winner, Vickie slapped him across the face and left the ring:
Kelly Kelly pinned WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) at 3:03 to win the title with a reversal after Brie attempted to block a victory roll; the fans chose Kelly with 53 percent of the vote, over Eve's 11 percent and Beth Phoenix's 36 percent; after the bout, Jerry Lawler conducted an in-ring interview with Kelly regarding her title victory
Mason Ryan pinned Evan Bourne at 4:03 by catching Bourne coming off the top and hitting a modified uranage; fans chose Ryan with 51 percent of the vote, over Jack Swagger's 19 percent and Sin Cara's 30 percent; during the bout, the crowd chanted "Batista"
Kane defeated Mark Henry via disqualification in an arm wrestling contest when Henry attacked Kane; the stipulation was chosen with 52 percent of the vote, over a body slam match at 13 percent and an over the top rope match at 35 percent; following Henry's introduction, he took the mic and cut a promo on injuring the Big Show at Capitol Punishment; after the bout, Henry rammed the table into Kane, sending Kane to the floor, and then rammed him back-first into the ringpost; moments later, Henry slammed Kane through the ringside commentary table
Kofi Kingston defeated WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match at 11:07; fans chose the stipulation with 51 percent of the vote over Vickie banned from ringside, with 31 percent, and a submission match, with 18 percent; fall #1: Ziggler pinned Kingston after hitting the Zig Zag on the floor (the fall happened during the commercial break); fall #2: Kingston pinned Ziggler with the SOS at 7:23; fall #3: Kingston won via disqualification when Ziggler hit the challenger with the mic as Ziggler attempted to escape into the crowd; after the contest, Ziggler tried to attack Kingston in the ring but Kingston dropped him with the spin kick to the head
CM Punk defeated Alberto Del Rio and Rey Mysterio Jr. at 11:07 in a falls count anywhere match by pinning Del Rio after Mysterio hit the 619 and splash off the top onto Del Rio, with Punk then breaking the pinfall and throwing Mysterio into the ringpost; the stipulation was chosen with 66 percent of the vote, over a No DQ match with 23 percent and a submission match with 11 percent; the match was to determine the #1 contender for the WWE World Title; following his entrance, Del Rio cut an in-ring promo in which he said Big Show's injury was destiny and he would become the #1 contender; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Rey" and "CM Punk;" after the bout, Punk took the mic and said July 17 would be a historic day for he and the WWE because he would beat WWE World Champion John Cena for the title, then adding it was the same day his WWE contract ends; Punk then said he would leave the company with the WWE title
Daniel Bryan pinned Cody Rhodes in a No count-out match at 2:32 by reversing an inside cradle; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendants handed paper bags to ringside fans; the stipulation was chosen with 51 percent of the vote, over a paper bag match with 43 percent and a collegiate rules match at 6 percent; after the contest, Bryan fought off Rhodes and applied the LeBell Lock until Ted Dibiase Jr. interfered, allowing Rhodes to drop Bryan with Crossroads; during the segment, Booker T referred to Rhodes' Alabama Slam as a "sidewalk slam;" moments later, Rhodes put one of his paper bags over Bryan's head
WWE World Champion John Cena, World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, & Alex Riley defeated R-Truth, Christian, & Mike Mizanin in an elimination match at 21:56; the stipulation was chosen with 79 percent of the vote, over a one fall match at 15 percent and a 20-minute time-limit at 6 percent; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Christian pinned Riley at 7:07 after Miz, the illegal man, hit the Skull Crushing Finale behind the referee's back; Cena pinned Miz with the FU at 16:43; Orton pinned Truth with the RKO after avoiding the scissors kick at 19:22; Christian pinned Orton with a spear at 19:29; Cena forced Christian to submit to the STFU after Orton, still in the ring, dropped Christian with the RKO
WWE Superstars - 6/23/11 - featured the announcement Evan Bourne would face Sin Cara the following Monday on Raw due to the technical issues with the match not happening as was voted on during Raw Power to the People; included the last 10-minutes from Raw's 6-man tag team elimination match pitting WWE World Champion John Cena, World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, & Alex Riley against Mike Mizanin, R-Truth, & Christian; featured an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro; included anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, the Big Show, Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & Brie Bella; featured the Natalya Neidhart, AJ, & Katilyn vs. Rosa Mendes, Alicia Fox, & Tamina match taped 6/21/11 in Hershey, PA:
Gail Kim pinned Melina at 3:59 with a crucifix as Melina attempted a cover; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov in a non-title match at around the 12-minute mark when McGillicutty pinned Kozov with the neckbreaker after Otunga struck Kozlov from behind the referee's back; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match
WWE Superstars - 7/7/11 - featured the contract signing between Christian and World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, and the involvement from Sheamus from the previous week's Smackdown; included an ad promoting The Greatest Cage Matches of All Time; featured the closing segment from Raw, involving Vince McMahon and WWE World Champion John Cena, shown in full; included the Alicia Fox vs. Natalya Neidhart and Wade Barrett vs. Don Gonzales matches taped 6/29/11 in Tucson, AZ:
Zack Ryder pinned Drew McIntyre at 5:24 with a roll over after blocking the Future Shock; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout

WWE @ Hershey, PA - Giant Center - June 21, 2011
Gene Snitsky was backstage at the show
NXT - 6/21/11:
Yoshi Tatsu, Conor O'Brien, & Vladimir Kozlov defeated JTG, Chavo Guerrero Jr., & Darren Young (Guerrero's last match)
Zack Ryder defeated Titus O'Neal
WWE Superstars - 6/23/11: AJ, Kaitlyn, & Natalya Neidhart defeated Tamina, Alicia Fox, & Rosa Mendes at 5:22 when AJ pinned Fox with a roll up after avoiding the scissors kick; Jack Korpela & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 6/24/11 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Teddy Long in which he addressed the controversial ending to the World Heavyweight Title match at Capitol Punishment, then bringing Christian out to the ring before showing footage of Christian's foot being under the bottom rope during the pinfall; Long then noted the referee made a bad call but the decision was final; Christian then said he deserved a rematch, with Long saying he could get a title shot only if he can defeat Kane later in the show; included an ad promoting the following week's Raw Roulette and an appearanced from Shawn Michaels; featured the announcement Evan Bourne would face Sin Cara on Raw as an apology to the fans who voted for Sin Cara the previous week but, due to a technical error, Mason Ryan was voted to face Bourne during Power to the People; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more than 5 million Facebook fans, more than ESPN, Pepsi, MLB, Gatorade, NASCAR, and the NFL; featured a backstage vignette of Johnny Curtis in which he talked about why he hasn't made his Smackdown debut yet, then showing him in front of condiments and telling a container of mustard that "you didn't make the cut;" included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Big Show regarding his recent altercations with Mark Henry, leading to a vignette on Henry; moments later, as Show responded to Henry's actions, Henry tackled him through the interview set; Nunzio then tended to Show as Henry yelled at Show; featured Jack Korpela conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton regarding Christian possibly facing Christian again in the future; included an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro on DVD; featured anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, Show, Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & Brie Bella; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 on DVD and Blu-ray:
Sin Cara pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with La Mistica at 5:11; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights
Cody Rhodes (w/ Ted Dibiase Jr.) pinned Daniel Bryan at 11:29 with a springboard kick to the face and Crossroads after causing Bryan to hang upside down with his leg caught in the ropes; during his entrance, Rhodes, alongside his attendants, cut a promo noting Hershey was the chocolate capitol of the world and that explained why the crowd was fat and ugly; Bryan interrupted by saying looks weren't everything; Rhodes replied by saying that was something an ugly person would say, with Bryan then showing a photo of Dusty Rhodes wearing his pokadots on the big screen, saying Dusty wasn't the most attractive person in the world but was inspiring and a good person, two things Cody isn't; Dibiase appeared ringside within the first minute of the match; after the match, Rhodes put a paper bag over Bryan's face
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Wade Barrett via submission with the Torture Rack at 4:35; prior to the bout, Barrett jumped Jackson from behind in the aisle and assaulted him at ringside; after the commercial break, Barrett was confronted backstage by Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater, who mocked Barrett for his recent losses; Barrett responded by saying he had bigger plans, with Gabriel & Slater saying they were about to win their match
Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 4:29 when Slater pinned Jimmy with a cradle, moments after lifting his knees to block a splash off the top (debut of a new entrance theme by the Usos)
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) fought Yoshi Tatsu to a no contest when Mahal attacked Yoshi before the bout, ending with Khali chopping Tatsu to the head and Mahal then dropping him with the full nelson slam; moments later, Khali threw Tatsu to the floor; moments later, Mahal took the mic and said that was an example of what would continue to happen until he was recognized, then adding Khali was doing with kiss cams and dancing and would now only be serving him
Kane defeated Christian via disqualification at 13:15 when Mark Henry ran out and assaulted Kane; stipulations stated Christian would become the #1 contender for the World Heavyweight Title if he won; after the bout, Christian argued with Henry for Henry costing him the match; moments later, Teddy Long came out to the stage and said Christian could still get his title shot if Christian & Henry could beat World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton & Kane; moments later, Orton walked out to the ring
Christian & Mark Henry defeated World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton & Kane in an impromptu match at 7:22 when Henry pinned Orton with the powerslam immediately after Orton dropped Christian with the RKO; stipulations stated Christian would become the #1 contender to the World Heavyweight Title if his team won; after the match, Christan took the title belt and stared at Orton to close the show
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian in a streetfight with the RKO after hitting the RKO on an interfering Mark Henry and Sheamus

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Hildago, TX - State Farm Arena - June 25, 2011 (7,100; sell out)
Daniel Bryan defeated Cody Rhodes
Jinder Mahal defeated Yoshi Tatsu
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Wade Barrett
Tyson Kidd defeated Heath Slater
Kane defeated Mark Henry in a tables match
Natalya Neidhart & AJ defeated Rosa Mendes & Alicia Fox
Sin Cara defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian

WWE (Raw) @ Dallas, TX - June 25, 2011 (7,500)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
Beth Phoenix & Eve defeated Maryse, Brie & Nikki Bella in a handicap match
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated CM Punk
Alex Riley defeated Mike Mizanin via disqualification
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston
The Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth in a streetfight

WWE @ Laredo, TX - June 26, 2011

WWE @ Houston, TX - Toyota Center - June 26, 2011 (matinee) (7,800)
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title match

WWE @ Las Vegas, NV - Thomas & Mack Center - June 27, 2011
Raw Roulette - featured an opening segment showing Booker T backstage with the Raw Roulette Wheel; included an in-ring promo by Shawn Michaels in which he promoted his new upcoming show on the Outdoor Channel and said he missed being in front of the WWE audience; moments later, CM Punk, WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga walked out, with Punk making fun of Michaels not being able to stay away and for the fact he left the WWE as a loser, unlike what Punk would do at Money in the Bank; Michaels responded by saying the reason fans cheer him is because the fans know he's better than Punk, with Punk correcting him by saying he was better at one time; after Punk said he and Michaels were a lot alike, Michaels dropped Otunga with the superkick; Punk took the mic and said Michaels made the biggest mistake of his life; Michael Cole then received an e-mail from the Raw GM that said Punk would be in the opening bout, leading to Booker going over the various stipulation matches that he could be part of; Booker then spun the wheel, with it landing on mystery opponent and Booker revealing Punk would face Kane; Michaels then dropped McGillicutty with the superkick before Kane's appearance; featured a backstage segment in which Kofi Kingston was to spin the wheel with Booker T, with Vickie Guerrero walking in and spinning the wheel instead for Kofi's upcoming match against WWE IC Champion Dolph Ziggler; after it landed on spinner's choice, Kofi said he would pick Vickie to be banned from ringside for the title match; included an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro; featured the announcement that Alberto Del Rio, Mike Mizanin, Alex Riley, R-Truth, Jack Swagger, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Kofi Kingston would compete in the Raw ladder match at Money in the Bank; included a backstage segment with Booker and Maryse, with Del Rio interrupting before Booker spun the wheel to determine Del Rio would have a steel cage match later in the show against the Big Show; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers free tickets to active US military personnel for live events in the US; included comments from Andy about winning Tough Enough, as well as comments about Andy from trainers Dusty Rhodes, Steve Keirn, and Ricky Steamboat; featured a backstage segment in which Booker and Rey Mysterio Jr. spun the wheel, with it landing on Texas Tornado match for Rey & Riley vs. Swagger & Miz; moments later, Diamond Dallas Page walked in to promote the new WCW disc and spoke with Booker; Drew McIntyre then interrupted, telling both men to stop taking up what should have been his TV time; Michaels then walked in and dropped McIntyre with the superkick; included anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, Show, Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & Brie Bella; featured an ad promoting 'MacMillan River Adventures,' starring Michaels; included a backstage segment with Truth and Booker, with Truth spinning the wheel and it landing on a tables match for his upcoming bout against WWE World Champion John Cena; featured an ad promoting 'The Greatest Cage Matches of All Time':
Kane (mystery opponent) defeated CM Punk via count-out in an impromptu match at 4:19 when Punk left the ring and walked backstage, yelling at fans "What are they going to do, fire me?"; Kane's involvement was determined by Booker T, who spun the wheel and had it land on "mystery opponent"
Sin Cara pinned Evan Bourne at 4:52 with a modified La Mistica after Bourne missed Air Bourne and landed on his feet; following the ring entrances, Booker T and Eve appeared backstage and spun the wheel to determine the stipulation; during the match, some in the crowd chanted "Power Ranger" and "USA" toward Sin Cara; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights
Kofi Kingston pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler in a non-title match at 7:37 with the spin kick to the head; Vickie Guerrero was banned from ringside for the bout; following Kingston's entrance, Vickie appeared at the entrance stage to introduce the champion but was promptly ejected by referees due to the stipulation
Alberto Del Rio defeated the Big Show in a steel cage match at 5:19 when Mark Henry, who appeared ringside at the 2-minute mark, broke the cage door off and attacked Show with it inside the ring, allowing Del Rio to escape out the door; after the bout, Henry rammed the door into Show, causing Show to knock down a side of the cage and fall out to the floor; Henry then went out to the floor as numerous referees and officials tended to Show and ordered Henry backstage; during the commercial break, Show was helped to his feet at ringside
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly defeated Nikki Bella (w/ Brie Bella) in a non-title submission match at 1:14 when Nikki submitted to a Boston Crab; during the Bellas' entrance, it was noted Brie would challenge Kelly at Money in the Bank; after the entrances, Booker T appeared backstage and spun the wheel, with it landing on submission match; after the contest, the Bellas attacked Kelly until Eve made the save
Rey Mysterio Jr. & Alex Riley defeated Mike Mizanin & Jack Swagger in a Texas Tornado match at 11:43 when Mysterio pinned Swagger with a splash off the top after hitting the 619 and Riley following with a DDT
R-Truth defeated WWE World Champion John Cena in a non-title tables match at 5:12 with a tackle, putting Cena through a table set up in the corner, as Cena fought off an interfering CM Punk; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the contest, Punk walked up the ramp with a mic, eventually sitting down at the stage and said he liked Cena but hated the idea that Cena was the best; Punk then said the one thing Cena was better at was kissing Vince McMahon's ass, then adding Hulk Hogan and "Dwayne" were the same; Punk then said Paul Heyman saw a lot in him, as he did Brock Lesnar who also left, then adding no one could touch him on the mic, in the ring, or on commentary; Punk went on to rant about the fact he wasn't promoted as strong as those who weren't as good as him yet someone like "Dwayne" was in the main event of WrestleMania next year; Punk then said he might take the belt to New Japan Pro Wrestling or Ring of Honor, adding "Hey, Colt Cabana. How you doing?"; Punk continued to rant about how Vince McMahon should be a billionaire but surrounds himself with gladhanders like John Laurinaitis, then ranted about Stephanie McMahon and Triple H and the anti-bullying campaign before his mic was cut off
WWE Superstars - 6/30/11 - featured an ad promoting The Greatest Cage Matches of All Time; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, and McDonald's; featured comments from Andy about winning Tough Enough, as well as comments about Andy from trainers Dusty Rhodes, Steve Keirn, and Ricky Steamboat; included the announcement CM Punk had been suspended for his actions at Raw and Vince McMahon would be on Raw the coming week to address the situation; included the Kaitlyn vs. Alicia Fox and Trent Baretta, Jimmy & Jey Uso vs. Tyson Kidd, Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel matches taped 6/28/11 in Phoenix, AZ:
Beth Phoenix pinned Gail Kim with a reversal into the Glam Slam at 4:03; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout; after the contest, Beth tended to Gail, shook her hand, and helped her to her feet
Chris Masters defeated JTG via submission with the full nelson at 4:05; during his entrance, JTG cut a promo on the crowd now booing him and said if they wanted to make some money, they should all bet on him; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Raw - 7/4/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion John Cena in which he said CM Punk's actions caused Punk to be suspended and that he would not challenge Cena at Money in the Bank, rather a triple threat match would determine the new #1 contender; Cena then said he is expected to sweep Punk under the rug, forget his accomplishments and pretend he never existed; Cena took exception to Punk being suspended for telling the fans how they feel, adding that Daniel Bryan was fired for being too aggressive and WWE representatives confiscate signs at live events; Cena then held up the mic to the crowd as several chanted "First Amendment," said he wanted answers directly from Vince McMahon and that Vince was on his way to the arena; Cena added he wanted to face Punk at Money in the Bank before then leaving the ring; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE ran a live event last year in the oldest standing arena in the world - Arenes de Nimes in France, built in the 1st century AD; featured a video package on Tough Enough's Andy, with comments from Ricky Steamboat, Dusty Rhodes, and Steve Keirn; included a backstage segment in which R-Truth was speaking on the phone with "Flo," the spokesperson from Progressive Insurance, about why he can't get a good discount; moments later, Scott Stanford conducted an interview with Truth about potentially getting another WWE World Title shot; Truth then said he just saved 15 percent by switching to Geico, then was confronted by Alberto Del Rio, who said it was his destiny to win their match and become #1 contender; the Money in the Bank briefcase was suspended over the during for the duration of the show; featured Stanford conducting a backstage interview with Mike Mizanin regarding his upcoming match with Alex Riley, during which Miz argued he should be in the triple threat match to determine the new #1 contender and that he would take him out of WWE just like he brought him in; included a backstage segment with Evan Bourne and Sgt. Slaughter about it being July 4, with Jack Swagger walking in and making fun of Slaughter siding with Iraq during the Gulf War; Slaughter responded by saying Swagger's parents made a mistake by not using birth control, then accepting Swagger's challenge to a match; featured footage of McMahon's private jet arriving at the airport; included an ad promoting the Greatest Cage Matches of All Time; featured video packages throughout the show recapping the Money in the Bank victories of Swagger, Edge, and Miz; included an in-ring segment in which Vickie Guerrero and WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler celebrated America's birthday with a cake, during which Vickie said the fans should also celebrate Ziggler since he was the US champion; moments later, Ziggler said there would be many more Cenas and Randy Ortons but only one Ziggler; Kofi Kingston then interrupted and said Ziggler can't beat him without Vickie around, with Kofi and Ziggler fighting resulting in Vickie sitting on and then having her face put into the cake; featured footage of Vince arriving to the arena in a black limo; included a video package recapping Punk's comments from the previous week; featured a closing in-ring segment in which McMahon said Punk deserved being suspended for his comments and that Punk would only stay on in return for very high demands; Vince's comments turned some in the crowd to be pro-Punk, with Vince addressing them by saying Punk was nothing more than a Punk; as Vince tried to leave the ring, Cena walked out and noted Vince himself was pro Freedom of Speech and that he still wanted a fight with Punk; Vince then said he didn't want to take a chance with Punk taking the WWE World Title elsewhere, with Cena making fun of Vince being scared and noting he couldn't guarantee he would beat Punk; Cena went on to note Punk was riding alongside his car at WrestleMania 22 and Cena walking into the hostile crowd in Chicago and Punk's final match could be match of the year; Vince then told Cena that this should have been a private conversation and didn't want to take the chance of having the belt go elsewhere, then adding he was doing what was best for the company; Cena replied by saying Vince was making the title worthless, then handed him the title and left the ring; Vince then followed him with the belt, agreeing that he would reinstate Punk and that the match would hapen, then adding he would fire Cena in Chicago if Punk wins the match:
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Brie & Nikki Bella at 3:15 when Kelly scored the pin with the K2
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov in a non-title match at 4:17 when McGillicutty pinned Marella with the neckbreaker; after the bout, Zack Ryder walked out to the entrance stage with a mic and said only "Woo Woo Woo, you know it" while looking at the champions in the ring
Jack Swagger pinned Sgt. Slaughter with a bomb off the ropes at 1:08; after the bout, Swagger applied the ankle lock on Slaughter until Evan Bourne ran out to make the save and cleared Swagger from the ring; moments later, Bourne handed Slaughter the mic, with Slaughter leading the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance
Alberto Del Rio defeated R-Truth and Rey Mysterio Jr. at 13:08 when Mysterio submitted to Del Rio's armbreaker, applied immediately after Mysterio hit the splash off the top onto Truth; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender for the WWE World Title; since all three were already scheduled to compete in the Raw Money in the Bank match, someone would replace the winner in the ladder match
Alex Riley pinned Mike Mizanin at 9:12 with a reversal into a backslide; following Riley's entrance, a video package on him aired recapping his split with Miz and accomplishments since; after the bout, Miz slid back into the ring, attacked Riley from behind, and assaulted him around ringside before throwing him into the steel ring steps; Miz then yelled at Riley that he made him and was nothing without him before then kicking him in the face, sending Riley over the announce table

WWE @ Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center - June 28, 2011 (5,331)
WWE Superstars - 6/30/11: Alicia Fox (w/ Rosa Mendes) pinned Kaitlyn (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 3:05 with the scissors kick after ramming Kaitlyn head-first into the middle turnbuckle; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 6/30/11: Trent Baretta, Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Tyson Kidd, Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater at around the 15-minute mark when one of the Usos pinned Kidd with the splash off the top after Baretta hit a tornado DDT on Kidd, also knocking Slater off the apron in the process; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the bout (Kidd's first appearance bald)
Smackdown! - 7/1/11 - featured an opening backstage segment with Christian and Teddy Long in which Long clarified that Christian did not win his tag team match the previous week but Mark Henry did; Long then said if Henry beats World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton later in the show in a non-title match then maybe it would be Christian vs. Orton vs. Henry at Money in the Bank or just Henry vs. Orton, then adding that Christian would be banned from ringside for the opening bout; included the announcement R-Truth, Alberto Del Rio, and Rey Mysterio Jr. would battle on Raw to determine the new #1 contender for WWE World Champion John Cena; featured a backstage segment with Christian and Long in which Christian said he should get his title match because Henry lost, with Long then alluding to Christian being responsible for the Big Show's music which cost Henry his match; Long then agreed to the contract signing but then added Christian would face Sin Cara later in the show; included an ad promoting The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro; featured a backstage segment with Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase Jr. in which Rhodes mocked Dibiase's loss earlier in the show to Daniel Bryan and said he hadn't won a match since May 20, then telling Dibiase that maybe he should wear a paper bag over his face; included pretaped comments from Ranjin Singh in which he talked about the history of his family and that of Jinder Mahal, then adding Mahal was jealous of the Great Khali's success and that Mahal was his and Khali's brother-in-law; featured a vignette on Sin Cara; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Twitter followers than Nike, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Disney, and McDonald's; the Money in the Bank briefcase was suspended above the ring for the duration of the show; featured a backstage segment with Johnny Curtis in which he was shown painting himself in a corner; included the announcement that CM Punk had been suspended for his actions during Raw; featured an ad promoting The Greatest Cage Matches of All Time; included a closing in-ring segment in which Long called for Christian and Orton to come out for their Money in the Bank contract signing; Christian came to the ring with his legal counsel and said he would receive an immediate rematch if the referee makes a bad call in the match; moments later, Orton said there was a time in which he respected Christian but that was long gone; as Christian went to sign the contract, Sheamus ran in the ring, attacked Orton, and then kicked Christian in the face; Orton attempted to hit the RKO on Sheamus but instead also sustained the boot to the face; Sheamus then ripped up the title match contract and left the ring:
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Mark Henry via count-out in a non-title match at 4:23 when, after Henry went to the floor after hearing the Big Show's entrance music and sustained the RKO out on the floor; after the contest, Henry confronted the sound technician near the entrance stage and destroyed his equipment; moments later, Henry grabbed the technician with two hands around his throat and threw him off the platform before then walking off
Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with a headlock into a choke at 13:08; during his entrance, a pretaped promo from Dibiase aired in which he said Cody Rhodes would be proud of how badly Dibiase beats Bryan; there was no entrance music for the bout due to Henry destroying the soundboard
Christian pinned Sin Cara at 11:44 with the spear after causing Sin Cara to hit his head on the top rope; prior to the bout, it was announced Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Kane, Sin Cara, Cody Rhodes, Daniel Bryan, and Sheamus would compete in the Smackdown ladder match at Money in the Bank; the match was wrestled under orange and blue lights (Sin Cara's first loss)
Cody Rhodes (w/ Ted Dibiase Jr.) pinned WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson in a non-title match at 4:08 with the springboard kick and Crossroads after Jackson fought off an interfering Dibiase; prior to the bout, Rhodes's assistants passed out paper bags to ringside fans
Kane pinned Wade Barrett with a punch and the chokeslam at 11:24 after Barrett missed a boot to the face and became caught on the top rope

WWE @ Tucson, AZ - Arena - June 29, 2011
Johnny Curtis pinned Derrick Neikirk
NXT - 7/5/11:
Tyson Kidd defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Daniel Bryan & Derrick Bateman defeated Darren Young & Titus O'Neil
WWE Superstars - 7/7/11: Alicia Fox pinned Natalya Neidhart at 9:24 with a roll up after kicking Natalya off to block the Sharpshooter; during the bout, Natalya yanked a piece of Fox's hair weave off her head; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 7/7/11: Wade Barrett pinned Don Gonzales with a spinning sidewalk slam and Wasteland at 2:19; Matt Striker & Jack Korplea provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 7/8/11 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Josh Matthews addressed the audience and introduced the wrestlers that would be part of the Smackdown Money in the Bank match at Money in the Bank - Kane, Sin Cara, Daniel Bryan, Cody Rhodes, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, and Wade Barrett; Matthews then interviewed a handful of the participants until Sheamus ran in the ring with a steel chair, clearing the ring with the weapon, then taking the mic and saying he would win the match and, after World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton beats Christian again, Sheamus would beat him and leave the pay-per-view with the title belt; Sheamus then showed footage of Orton kicking him in the head the previous month and saying he would get his revenge; moments later, Christian interrupted and said his legal team reworked the title match contract so that he would win the match if Orton is disqualified or if there's a bad referee call; Teddy Long soon followed and said Sheamus would face Orton later in the show in a non-title match; included a vignette on Mark Henry; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Henry regarding his attack the previous week on the tech employee, with Striker noting Henry would face the Big Show at Money in the Bank and was facing potential fines and lawsuits; moments later, Henry scared Striker off without having to say a word; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Sheamus regarding his recent actions; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers free tickets to active US military personnel for live events in the US; included Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his upcoming title defense against Christian; featured video packages throughout the show recapping the Money in the Bank victories of Jack Swagger, Edge, and Mike Mizanin; the Money in the Bank briefcase hung over the ring for the duration of the show; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Long regarding whether he was intimidated by Henry, with Long refusing to answer and walking off; featured a backstage promo by Johnny Curtis in which he was shown "taking the cake" from a man sitting nearby, noting that's what he would do when he makes his Smackdown debut:
Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Daniel Bryan & WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson at 10:11 when Dibiase pinned Jackson with Dream Street after Rhodes hit a springboard kick to the face behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendants handed out paper bags to the ringside fans
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) pinned Trent Baretta with the full nelson slam at 1:09; Khali joined the commentary team for the bout; after the contest, Mahal hit the move a second time
AJ (w/ Natalya Neidhart) pinned Tamina (w/ Alicia Fox) with a roll up at 2:29; after the bout, Tamina and Alicia argued over the loss
Mark Henry pinned Kane with the powerslam at 5:54; after the bout, Henry briefly confronted Booker T at the announce table
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd with a backflip slam off the top at 4:15; after the bout, Sin Cara pointed at the Money at the Bank briefcase above the ring
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Heath Slater & Justin Gabriel at 3:32 when Jey pinned Gabriel after a superplex / splash off the top combo
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Sheamus via disqualification in a non-title match at 10:42 when Christian, who provided guest commentary for the early part of the match, attacked the champion; after the bout, Sheamus kicked Christian in the head, with Orton then dropping Sheamus with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Sydney, Australia - Acer Arena - July 1, 2011 (12,083)
Featured WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly hosting a dance contest in which a fan got to meet WWE World Champion John Cena
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated CM Punk; prior to the bout, Punk cut an in-ring promo
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Beth Phoenix defeated Brie & Nikki Bella in an impromptu match; the bout was originally scheduled as Kelly vs. Brie but both Bellas attacked the champion before the match, leading to Phoenix making the save
Zack Ryder pinned Primo Colon in less than 3 minutes
Evan Bourne pinned Jack Swagger with the Shooting Star Press
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Kofi Kingston by grabbing the tights for leverage after the momentum of a crossbody by the challenger put Dolph on top
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov when McGillicutty pinned Marella with the neckbreaker
Alex Riley defeated Mike Mizanin in a streetfight with a DDT; prior to the match, Miz cut an in-ring promo, leading to Riley running out to attack him; moments later, the Raw GM ruled the two would face off in a streetfight
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned R-Truth with the FU; prior to the bout, Truth cut an in-ring promo; late in the match, CM Punk attacked Cena while the referee was knocked down

WWE (Raw) @ Melbourne, Australia - Rod Laver Arena - July 2, 2011 (12,000)
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated CM Punk
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Beth Phoenix defeated Brie & Nikki Bella
Zack Ryder defeated Primo Colon
Evan Bourne defeated Jack Swagger
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Kofi Kingston
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga via disqualification
Alex Riley defeated Mike Mizanin
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth

WWE @ Honolulu, HI - Blaisdell Center - July 2, 2011
Originally scheduled for 7/6/11

WWE @ (Raw) Perth, Australia - Burswood Dome - July 3, 2011 (6,000)
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated CM Punk
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Beth Phoenix defeated Brie & Nikki Bella
Zack Ryder defeated Primo Colon
Evan Bourne defeated Jack Swagger
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Kofi Kingston
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
Alex Riley defeated Mike Mizanin in a streetfight
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated R-Truth, despite interference from CM Punk; after the bout, Cena addressed heckles from Rock fans in attendance, noting Rock said he would never leave but already had and that the next time Rock would go on TV to tell his fans he loves them would be WrestleMania 28

WWE @ (Raw) Adelaide, Australia - Entertainment Centre - July 4, 2011 (5,200)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned CM Punk with the 619 and springboard splash; prior to the bout, Punk responded to a ringside heckler by saying "Nice faux hawk, you homo;" video of the incident was later picked up by TMZ, drew criticism from GLADD, and Punk issued an apology via Twitter
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly fought Brie Bella to a no contest when Beth Phoenix and Nikki Bella interfered
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Beth Phoenix defeated Brie & Nikki Bella in an impromptu match
Zack Ryder pinned Primo Colon with the Rough Ryder
Evan Bourne pinned Jack Swagger with Air Bourne
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Kofi Kingston with a roll up; after the bout, Kingston hit the spin kick to the face
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
Alex Riley pinned Mike Mizanin in a streetfight
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned R-Truth, despite interference from CM Punk

WWE (Raw) @ Brisbane, Australia - Entertainment Centre - July 5, 2011 (6,500)
CM Punk won a battle royal by last eliminating Rey Mysterio Jr.; stipulations stated the winner would earn the Brisbane Cup and challenge WWE World Champion John Cena later in the show; prior to the bout, Punk cut an in-ring promo in which he vowed he would win the match, also insulting Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, and John Laurinaitis; late eliminations saw Mysterio eliminate R-Truth and Punk eliminate Mysterio by blocking the 619; other participants included Zack Ryder, Primo Colon, and Alex Riley
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Beth Phoenix defeated Brie & Nikki Bella in an impromptu match
Evan Bourne defeated Jack Swagger
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Mike Mizanin after hitting the 619
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Kofi Kingston at the 20-minute mark by grabbing the tights for leverage after the momentum of a crossbody by the challenger put Ziggler on top
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned CM Punk at the 25-minute mark; after the match, both men took the mic and praised the other

- 7/5/11: Several Smackdown talent had items from their luggage stolen while en route from the US to South Africa.

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Cape Town, South Africa - Grandwest Casino - July 6, 2011 (5,000; sell out)
Kane & WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Wade Barrett & Sheamus when Kane pinned Barrett with the chokeslam
Jinder Mahal defeated Daniel Bryan
Mark Henry pinned Yoshi Tatsu with the powerslam
Sin Cara fought Justin Gabriel to a no contest when both men were attacked by Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase Jr.
Sin Cara & Justin Gabriel defeated Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. when Gabriel scored the pin with the 450 splash
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox
The Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian with a RKO as the challenger came off the middle turnbuckle; Bret Hart was the ringside enforcer for the bout; after the match, Christian confronted Hart, with Orton then attacking Christian, and Hart putting Christian in the Sharpshooter

WWE (Raw) @ Auckland, New Zealand - Vector Arena - July 6, 2011 (6,100)
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned CM Punk with the splash off the top
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Beth Phoenix defeated Brie & Nikki Bella when Kelly scored the pin
Evan Bourne pinned Primo Colon with the Air Bourne
Jack Swagger defeated Zack Ryder via submission with the ankle lock
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Kofi Kingston with a roll up and using the ropes for leverage
Alex Riley pinned Mike Mizanin in a streetfight after putting him through a table
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov when Otunga pinned Marella
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned R-Truth with the FU; after the bout, CM Punk attacked Cena, prompting other heels to run out and do the same; moments later, several babyfaces made the save and hit their respective finishers on Punk, ending with Evan Bourne landing Air Bourne

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Cape Town, South Africa - Grandwest Casino - July 7, 2011 (5,000; sell out)
Sin Cara defeated Cody Rhodes
Jinder Mahal defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox
Kane defeated Sheamus
Daniel Bryan defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Wade Barrett
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, the Big Show, & Justin Gabriel defeated Christian, Alberto Del Rio, & Mark Henry; Bret Hart was the guest ringside enforcer for the match

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Durban, South Africa - Westridge Park Tennis Stadium - July 8, 2011 (6,100; sell out)
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Jinder Mahal defeated Daniel Bryan
Kane defeated Sheamus
Sin Cara defeated Cody Rhodes
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Wade Barrett
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, the Big Show, & Justin Gabriel defeated Christian, Alberto Del Rio, & Mark Henry; Bret Hart was the guest ringside enforcer for the match

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Johannesburg, South Africa - Coca-Cola Dome - July 9, 2011 (11,500)
Kane defeated Wade Barrett
Jinder Mahal defeated Daniel Bryan
Mark Henry defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Sin Cara & Justin Gabriel defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox
The Big Show defeated Alberto Del Rio
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian; Bret Hart was the guest ringside enforcer for the match

WWE @ Johannesburg, South Africa - Coca-Cola Dome - July 10, 2011 (10,000)
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Wade Barrett
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Cody Rhodes
Jinder Mahal defeated Daniel Bryan
Kane defeated Sheamus
Natalya Neidhart defeated Alicia Fox
Sin Cara defeated Yoshi Tatsu
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, the Big Show, & Justin Gabriel defeated Christian, Alberto Del Rio, & Mark Henry; Bret Hart was the guest ringside enforcer for the match

WWE @ Boston, MA - TD Garden - July 11, 2011 (8,000)
Vladimir Kozlov defeated JTG
Zack Ryder defeated Santino Marella
Beth Phoenix defeated Maryse
Raw - featured an opening segment in which CM Punk, with a megaphone, interrupted the show intro, took a mic, and briefly put on a headset to say something to the producer; Punk then sat in the ring, recapped his comments from two weeks earlier, and noted he brought the megaphone just in case his microphone gets cut off; after the crowd chanted "CM Punk," Punk said Vince McMahon was trying to sign him to a long-term lucrative contract but all Punk ever wanted was a microphone; Punk then said he made WWE socially relevant because someone died (Chris Benoit) and because of his comments, noting ESPN and Jimmy Kimmel wanted to hear what he had to say; moments later, he said Vince will want to meet with him personally in his office to discuss the contract but he wanted Vince to join him in the ring to do it, and that Vince could join the "CM Punk Kiss My Ass Club;" WWE World Champion John Cena then came out, with Punk mocking him on the megaphone by saying Cena's music was too loud; Punk then thanked Cena for getting him reinstated to a job he didn't really want and said he would be sure to change the title belt once he takes it from him; fans then chanted "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks" as Punk said he knew Cena wouldn't really be fired because it didn't take when he was fired last year; Cena replied to Punk's comments, saying Triple H, Kurt Angle, Shawn Michaels, JBL, Eddie Guerrero, Edge, and Batista once thought they were the best wrestler and all found out that Cena could more than hang with them and that he was coming to Chicago to beat Punk's ass; Michael Cole then received an e-mail from the Raw GM that read McMahon was en route to negotiate with Punk and Cena would be in the opening bout; included a vignette on Mark Henry to promote his match against Big Show at Money in the Bank; featured a backstage segment in which WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler and Vickie Guerrero discussed wanting to get both Punk and Cena fired by McMahon, with Vickie then doing a McMahon impression; moments later, Drew McIntyre walked in and did his own impression; the three then made fun of Vince until he walked in and said Ziggler & McIntyre would face Show later in the show; after the three left, Scott Stanford asked Vince about the contract negotiation with Punk, with Vince saying those who were interested could go to hell; included an ad promoting 'Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man;' featured an in-ring promo by Mike Mizanin, sitting atop a ladder in the middle of the ring beside the Money in the Bank briefcase; Miz, with several other ladders positioned around the ring, said he would win Money in the Bank because he was the future and had already gone further than all his opponents; Jack Swagger then interrupted, noting he did the same thing Miz did to win the world title; after Miz made fun of Swagger, Evan Bourne interrupted and said he would steal the show by winning Money in the Bank; Kofi Kingston then appeared and noted Edge had to retire due to injuries sustained in matches like Money in the Bank, with R-Truth then appearing and noting the conspiracy was still against him and that he was afraid of heights and spiders; Alex Riley then ran out to go after Miz, with Alberto Del Rio then driving into the arena, standing on his car, and saying he already beat Mysterio to become the #1 contender yet wasn't getting his title shot; Del Rio then said Cena was afraid of him and that he would re-earn his title shot; moments later, Cole received an e-mail from the Raw GM that said Miz, Swagger, & Truth would face Riley, Kingston, & Bourne; included a look at Show appearing on 'Burn Notice' Thursday; featured a video package recapping the history of the Money in the Bank ladder match; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was SyFy's most watched regularly scheduled program for the 40th consecutive week; featured a closing segment in which Vince repeatedly walked out until he got the ovation he wanted, greeted Cena's father at ringside (who was not mentioned by the commentary team), and said contracts should not be negotiated in public but said he would give in to Punk's demand; Punk then walked out to the ring mocking Vince's strut and refused to shake Vince's hand; after Vince said all Punk's demands were accounted for, and referred to Punk as "Phil;" Punk then said he looked over the new contract, didn't like it, and had his lawyers come up with a new one that basically said he could kick Vince in the nuts and Vince had to like it or he would shred it and take the title elsewhere after winning it; Punk then said he wanted his face on everything, wanted Vince to bring back the WWE ice cream bars, and wanted to be in the Chaperone 2, but it would be good this time; Punk then said whatever match he competes in at WrestleMania will be the main event, regardless of Cena vs. the Rock; Punk then said his last provision would be for Vince to apologize to him, and the people, for being a hypocrite for running the anti-bullying campaign but being a bully himself, resulting in a loud "CM Punk" chant; Punk then said Vince didn't know what makes a superstar in 2011 and that was why his friends like Colt Cabana and Luke Gallows were fired; moments later, Punk told Vince to sign the contract and save his company more embarassment, then flipping the table over; after the crowd chanted "We want wrestling," Vince said he didn't give a damn what they wanted and Punk said that was the problem; Punk followed by saying he didn't wear a white hat but he was in touch with the fans; Vince eventually said he was sorry, with Punk repeatedly asking "What?" like Steve Austin before saying hearing that was better than winning the world title three times; moments later, the crowd chanted "Colt Cabana" before Cena came out to a mixed reaction, said they both needed to shut up and that Punk too was a hypocrite for wanting to win the title and walk out on the fans; Punk then brought up being beside Cena's gangster car at WrestleMania 22, noted Cena's wife and father were in attendance, and that he was no longer the underdog but was instead the dynasty; Punk then said Cena wasn't the Red Sox, he was the New York Yankees; Cena then knocked Punk down, with Punk sliding out to the floor and yelling "I'm the underdog" as he went up to the entrance stage; Punk then cut off Cena's music before sitting down at the entrance stage and saying he was tired of Cena and would be taking the title and leaving the WWE with it, then tearing up the contract Vince signed moments earlier; Punk then yelled "I'll be the best in the world somewhere else":
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title handicap match at 9:58 by pinning McGillicutty with the FU after tossing Otunga to the floor
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Melina in a non-title match with the K2 at 1:41; Brie & Nikki Bella provided commentary for the bout; after the match, the Bellas insulted Kelly before she attacked them, leading to her being double teamed; moments later, Eve attempted to make the save but was laid out as well
Alex Riley, Evan Bourne, & Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Mizanin, Jack Swagger, & R-Truth when Riley pinned Swagger with the DDT at around the 12-minute mark; after the bout, Alberto Del Rio, who remained ringside for the duration of the bout, assaulted several of the participants with one of the ladders positioned around the ring (the bout began during the commercial break)
The Big Show fought WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) & Drew McIntyre to a double count-out in a handicap match at 1:56 when Show followed McIntyre up the ramp and threw him into the WWE logo at the stage; after the match, Show went to drop McIntyre with a chokeslam off the stage but Mark Henry ran out and tackled Show, with Show and Henry falling off the stage; moments later, referees tended to both men
Dark match after the taping: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated CM Punk in a streetfight

WWE @ Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena - July 12, 2011 (3,000)
Jinder Mahal defeated Johnny Curtis
Derrick Bateman defeated Titus O'Neil and Darren Young
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Tyson Kidd
Wade Barrett defeated Trent Baretta
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title match
Smackdown! - 7/15/11:
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Cody Rhodes pinned Daniel Bryan
Sin Cara pinned Sheamus
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Rosa Mendes
Justin Gabriel pinned Heath Slater
Kane defeated World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton via count-out in a non-title match

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Milwaukee, WI - Bradley Center - July 16, 2011 (5,200)
Mike Mizanin won a battle royal by last eliminating Rey Mysterio Jr. after Mysterio eliminated Sheamus and Alberto Del Rio; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE World Champion John Cena later in the show; other participants included R-Truth, Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, Jack Swagger, Alex Riley, Sin Cara, Cody Rhodes, Kofi Kingston, and Evan Bourne
Beth Phoenix & Eve defeated Nikki & Brie Bella; prior to the bout, the Bellas insulted guest hostess AJ, with Phoenix & Eve then appearing to make the save
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Cody Rhodes via submission with the Torture Rack
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian with the RKO as Christian came off the ropes
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Kofi Kingston and Evan Bourne by pinning Bourne with the Zig Zag; after the bout, the champion sustained the spin kick to the face and Air Bourne
The Big Show & Kane defeated Justin Gabriel & Heath Slater with simultaneous chokeslams and pinfalls; after the bout, Jinder Mahal and the Great Khali appeared, with Show knocking Khali out with a punch and Mahal sustaining a double chokeslam
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU, despite Miz using the title belt as a weapon

Money in the Bank 2011 - Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - July 17, 2011 (14,815; sell out)
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title match when Marella pinned McGillicutty with the Cobra
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; included footage from earlier in the night of Vince McMahon, John Laurinaitis, and a WWE attorney arriving to the arena with hopes of singing CM Punk to a new contract; featured an ad promoting Summer Slam, set to Cee-Lo's "Bright Lights, Bigger City;" included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with McMahon, alongside Laurinaitis, in which McMahon said he wasn't able to resign Punk and that he offered him the most lucrative contract he's ever offered but Punk turned him down; Vince then said he did everything he could to keep Punk in WWE, then blamed WWE World Champion John Cena for putting him in the situation in the first place and issued a threat to Cena should Punk walk out with the title; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 travel packages; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Alberto Del Rio regarding his Money in the Bank win, during which he said he shouldn't have had to even compete in it since he already won the recent triple threat #1 contender's match and said it was just a formality on his way to winning the WWE World Title; featured a Skittles commercial:
Daniel Bryan defeated Sheamus, Sin Cara, Cody Rhodes, Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, and Kane in Money in the Bank at 24:27 after kicking Barrett off the ladder; at the 8-minute mark, Sheamus put Cara through a ladder laid across the commentary table and apron, causing Sin Cara to be taken backstage on a stretcher; late in the match, Sheamus and Kane hit a Doomsday Device on Bryan, causing the crowd to chant "LOD"
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) pinned Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) with the K2 at 4:49
Mark Henry pinned the Big Show at 6:00 after twice hitting the powerslam and following with two splashes; after the bout, Henry grabbed a steel chair from ringside, locked it on Show's ankle, and then hit a bomb off the turnbuckle; moments later, Show was tended to by referee Charles Robinson and a trainer as Henry left the ring; Show was then taken backstage on a stretcher placed on the back of a motorized vehicle as the crowd chanted "CM Punk"
Alberto Del Rio defeated Rey Mysterio Jr., Mike Mizanin, Alex Riley, R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, Evan Bourne, and Jack Swagger in Money in the Bank at 15:52; Miz was taken backstage at the 6-minute mark after falling off the top of the ladder and appearing to injure his knee; he later returned at the 12-minute mark; moments prior to the finish, Mysterio attempted to grab the briefcase but Del Rio countered by unmasking Mysterio
Christian defeated World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton via disqualification at 12:19 to win the title when the champion kicked Christian in the groin after Christian spat in Orton's face; stipulations stated the title could change hands on a disqualification; after the match, Orton assaulted Christian and, as referees and Teddy Long tried to prevent him, dropped Christian with a RKO onto the Spanish announce table; moments later, as the crowd chanted "One more time," Orton returned ringside and hit the move a second time on the table; Christian was then helped backstage by referees
CM Punk pinned WWE World Champion John Cena to win the title at 33:44 with the Go To Sleep after Cena prevented Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis from stopping the bout prematurely as Punk was caught in the STFU, with Cena sliding out to the floor, punching out Laurinaitis and then threatening McMahon; Punk came out wearing a limited edition Punk Money in the Bank T-shirt; following his entrance, he gave the shirt to his mom, sitting ringside beside Colt Cabana and Ace Steele; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" during the contest, Punk twice kicked out of the FU; McMahon and Laurinaitis appeared in the aisle during the closing moments of the contest; after the match, McMahon stole away a headset from Jerry Lawler and ordered Alberto Del Rio come out to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot; Del Rio then ran out but was immediately kicked in the head by Punk, who then escaped into the celebratory crowd after blowing McMahon a kiss (named Match of the Year by the Wrestling Observer) (CM Punk: Best in the World)

- 7/18/11: Sin Cara was suspended for 30 days after failing the wellness policy.

WWE @ Green Bay, WI - Resch Center - July 18, 2011
Chris Masters defeated Curt Hawkins via submission with the full nelson
Raw - featured an opening segment in which Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis walked out to the ring as the entire WWE locker room was shown watching on backstage; moments later, after numerous chants of "CM Punk," McMahon said he would never again say that name and that he turned his back on the fans and walked out on the company; Vince then said no man was bigger than the WWE, mentioning the names of Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, and the Rock, and that he would crown a new WWE champion later in the night as part of a tournament; Vince then announced Rey Mysterio vs. WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger vs. R-Truth, Kofi Kingston vs. Alberto Del Rio, and Mike Mizanin vs. Alex Riley would be opening round matches; McMahon said John Cena was not part of the tournament and would face severe consequences for not leaving Chicago with the WWE world title; included Michael Cole reading from Cena's Twitter account that he apologized to the Rock for their scheduled WrestleMania match being called off due to his firing; featured a vignette promoting the return of John Morrison; included anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Christian, Big Show, Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & Brie Bella; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Kingston regarding his win over Alberto Del Rio earlier in the show and continuing on in the tournament; included a backstage segment showing McMahon speaking with Laurinaitis; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 travel packages on sale; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Facebook fans than ESPN, Oprah, Pepsi, AT&T, and Gatorade; featured an ad promoting 'Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man;' included Scott Stanford conducting a backstage interview with R-Truth regarding his upcoming match against Mysterio in the tournament; featured a vignette showing Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine at his childhood home and talking about the crime in the neighborhood; included the announcement Randy Orton would face Kane in a streetfight on Friday Night Smackdown:
WWE World Championship Tournament Quarter-Finals: Mike Mizanin pinned Alex Riley with the Skull Crushing Finale at 5:00; the match could only end by pinfall or submission
WWE World Championship Tournament Quarter-Finals: R-Truth pinned Jack Swagger at 4:19 with a roll up reversal out of the ankle lock; the match could only end by pinfall or submission
WWE World Championship Tournament Quarter-Finals: Kofi Kingston pinned Alberto Del Rio at 6:08 with a roll up reversal as Del Rio attempted the armbreaker; prior to the bout, Del Rio came out to the ring in possession of the Money in the Bank briefcase, then saying he hoped John Cena would be fired for losing to CM Punk and that he would have won the title the previous night but Punk ran out of the arena; Del Rio then said the WWE needed a new leader and champion; after his promo, Ricardo Rodriguez walked out and introduced Del Rio from the entrance stage; the match could only end by pinfall or submission (Rodriguez's surprise return after a month absence)
WWE World Championship Tournament Quarter-Finals: Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 4:57 with the 619 and splash off the top; the match could only end by pinfall or submission
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly, Kaitlyn, AJ, Eve, Gail Kim, Beth Phoenix, Natalya Neidhart defeated Brie & Nikki Bella, Melina, Maryse, Rosa Mendes, Alicia Fox, & Tamina at 1:03 when Phoenix pinned Rosa with the Glam Slam; Kelly wore a Green Bay Packers jersey to the ring; after the contest, Kelly held up the title belt in front of Beth's face
WWE World Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: Mike Mizanin pinned Kofi Kingston at 3:50 with the Skull Crushing Finale after causing Kingston to hit his head on the top turnbuckle; Miz bled from the mouth during the contest; the match could only end by pinfall or submission
WWE World Championship Tournament Semi-Finals: Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned R-Truth at 12:51 with the 619 and splash off the top; the match could only end by pinfall or submission
WWE World Championship Tournament Finals: Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Mike Mizanin to a no contest when, after Mysterio was introduced, Vince McMahon appeared and said he would postpone the championship match because the show was running short on time and he had an announcement to make; after Mysterio left the ring, McMahon said he could find a new John Cena as the crowd chanted "CM Punk;" during the segment, McMahon accidentally said "WWF" in regard to the title; Vince then said he makes decisions for the benefit of the company and his long-term planning would eventually make sense; Cena then came out and said he wouldn't be Shawn Michaels, noting McMahon saddled burden after burden on Michaels' back during his career, noting he wouldn't want to be known as the guy who screwed Punk and then congratulated Punk on the win; Cena then responded to McMahon's comments that he could make another big star, with Cena saying Vince had eight months to pick a new WrestleMania opponent for the Rock and that he would walk out with his head high; Cena then said he loved the WWE and believed he belonged there but that he would walk onto someone else's TV show because he loved doing this "brother;" moments later, Triple H walked out in a suit and said he just came from a board of directors meeting and that he wanted to talk with Vince in private about it; after Vince said he wanted to discuss it there, Triple H said the board says Vince's actions lately have been questionable and that they've filed an injunction against him with a vote of no confidence; he then said the family agrees and that he had been appointed to take over day-to-day operations of the company; Triple H then said Cena wouldn't be fired but then, as Vince began to cry, fired Vince; Triple H then apologized, said he loved Vince, and left the ring as the crowd chanted "Thank you, Vince"
WWE Superstars - 7/21/11 - featured an ad promotings WrestleMania 28 travel packages; included anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Big Show, Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki Bella & Brie Bella; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca Cola, Microsoft, McDonald's, and Verizon; included a an ad promoting WWE All Stars; featured an ad promoting 'Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man;' included the Tyson Kidd vs. Justin Gabriel and Natalya Neidhart vs. Alicia Fox matches taped 7/19/11 in Minneapolis; featured a closing segment recapping the Vince McMahon / John Cena / Triple H segment from Raw, shown in full:
Zack Ryder & Santino Marella defeated WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty in a non-title match at 5:48 when Ryder pinned Otunga by reversing the Verdict sidewalk slam into the Rough Ryder; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match (Otunga & McGillicutty's debut with new music)
Evan Bourne pinned Primo Colon with Air Bourne at 4:22; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the match

WWE @ Minneapolis, MN - Target Center - July 19, 2011
WWE Tag Team Champion Michael McGillicutty defeated Trent Barreta
Vladimir Kozlov defeated JTG
Titus O'Neal defeated Darren Young
WWE Superstars - 7/21/11: Justin Gabriel pinned Tyson Kidd at 4:22 with the 450 splash after avoiding a hurricanrana off the top; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
WWE Superstars - 7/21/11: Alicia Fox pinned Natalya Neidhart at 3:43 by grabbing Natalya's hair to reverse a Sharpshooter attempt into a roll up; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match; after the contest, Natalya left the ring to try to chase Fox backstage, but was held back by the referee
Smackdown! - 7/22/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Randy Orton, sitting alone in the ring, in which he noted there not being a WWE World Champion, Vince McMahon being out of power and replaced by Triple H; he then said he would hold the show up until the new World Heavyweight Champion Christian appeared; Christian then walked out with the title belt, said Orton knew the rules of their match at Money in the Bank, and that him regaining the title was justice for Orton stealing it away in the first place; Orton then said he wanted his rematch, with Christian saying he could go to the back of the line; as Orton went to confront Christian at the entrance stage, Teddy Long and several referees blocked him from Christian, with Long saying Orton would get his rematch and would face Kane later in the show; Long went on to say Orton should go backstage without incident, with Orton then walking towards backstage only to then jump Christian and have to be pulled away by officials and security; as Christian complained to Long, Long said Christian would be in action and face WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson in the opening bout; included a video package focusing on Cody Rhodes and showing his progression from 'Dashing' to his current state; featured a video package showing Mark Henry's attack on Big Show at Money in the Bank, followed by Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Henry regarding his recent attacks; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read the Rock (847,147) had more Twitter followers than John Cena (730,602) but Cena (7,845,955) beat Rock (3,773,139) on Facebook fans; featured the Vince McMahon/Cena/Triple H segment from Raw, shown in full; featured an ad promoting 'Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man;' included a backstage promo by Kane in which he said he was haunted by his own humanity and was feeling less like a human, then adding he would reawaken the monster within through his match with Orton later in the night:
World Heavyweight Champion Christian pinned WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson in a non-title match at 10:50 with the Killswitch after ramming Jackson shoulder-first into the ringpost
Daniel Bryan defeated Heath Slater via submission with a guillotine choke and body vice at 10:52; prior to the bout, Michael Cole conducted an in-ring interview with Bryan in which Cole made fun of Bryan and said he would go the easy route to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot when the champion is down, but he'll never deserve to be champion; Bryan replied by saying Cole didn't deserve to be one of the top matches at WrestleMania, and that he had spent 12 years fighting through serious injuries, hearing his mom cry as she tried to talk him into leaving the business, and that he earned the win at Money in the Bank; Bryan then said he didn't want it to be a fluke and that he would go ahead and announce that he would cash in his title shot at WrestleMania 28 in Miami; moments later, Slater interrupted and said Bryan would be the first Money in the Bank winner to fail to win the world title, then said Bryan was a loser in NXT and in Nexus and would be a loser in their match
Wade Barrett fought Sheamus to a double count-out at 4:30 as both men were brawling on the floor; prior to the bout, the commentary team said Sin Cara sustained a broken rib at Money in the Bank and would be out of action at least a month; after the match, Barrett threw Sheamus back into the ring and attempted Wasteland but Sheamus reversed and kicked Barrett in the face
Randy Orton pinned Kane in a streetfight at 23:33 following a RKO onto a steel chair; after the bout, Kane pulled himself to his feet and shook Orton's hand; after Orton left the ring, Kane's music played before Mark Henry came out to the ring and attacked Kane's injured leg; moments later, Henry dropped Kane with the powerslam, hit a splash, and then trapped Kane's ankle in the chair before hitting a bomb off the ropes onto the chair; Henry then taunted ringside fans as Kane was tended to in the ring
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Christian pinned Randy Orton after Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase Jr. interfered; after the bout, Orton dropped all three with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Springfield, MA - MassMutual Center - July 22, 2011 (4,000)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
R-Truth pinned Zack Ryder
Tyler Reks pinned Primo Colon
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Mike Mizanin
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Alex Riley
Beth Phoenix pinned Brie Bella
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston when McGillicutty pinned Bourne
John Cena defeated Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when Mike Mizanin interfered; prior to the bout, Del Rio agreed to put his Money in the Bank title shot on the line, but retained it since he didn't lose by pinfall or submission; after the match, Cena dropped Miz and Del Rio with the FU

- 7/23/11: CM Punk made a guest appearance at an AAW event in Berwyn, IL at the Eagles Club. During the segment, Colt Cabana went backstage and returned with Punk, who cut a promo praising Cabana's tag team partner Gregory Iron, who suffers from Cerebal Palsy. Punk said Iron was an inspiration and his personal problems didn't compare to the difficulty Iron has simply getting out of bed each day.

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Pittsburgh, PA - CONSOL Energy Center - July 23, 2011 (3,562)
Included Kaitlyn hosting a dance contest, with the winner getting to go backstage
Ted Dibiase Jr. won a 12-man battle royal by last eliminating Daniel Bryan; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the WWE IC Title later in the show; other participants included Mark Henry, Trent Barreta, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Jinder Mahal, Tyson Kidd, Wade Barrett, Sheamus, Heath Slater, and Justin Gabriel
Natalya Neidhart & AJ defeated Melina & Tamina when Rosa submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter; prior to the bout, Kaitlyn was introduced as the guest hostess of the night, with Melina & Tamina then confronting her and Natalya & AJ coming out to make the save
Jinder Mahal pinned Tyson Kidd; Kidd worked the match as a babyface; after the match, Wade Barrett attacked Kidd and dropped him with the Wasteland before cutting a promo in which he challenged Sheamus to an immediate bout
Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett with the boot to the face; Sheamus worked the match as a babyface
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Mike Mizanin with the 619 and splash off the top; prior to the bout, Miz cut an in-ring promo on the pending WWE World Title tournament finals against Mysterio to be held Monday
Mark Henry pinned Daniel Bryan with the powerslam
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the Torture Rack
Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Christian via disqualification; Bret Hart was the guest ringside enforcer for the bout; after the match, Orton continued to assault Christian and attacked him with a Singapore cane

WWE (Raw) @ Wildwood, NJ - Oceanfront Arena - July 23, 2011 (6,000)
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
Alex Riley pinned Tyler Reks
WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga defeated Zack Ryder & Primo Colon
Kofi Kingston pinned R-Truth
Beth Phoenix defeated Brie Bella
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Evan Bourne
John Cena defeated Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when R-Truth interfered; stipulations stated Del Rio would lose his Money in the Bank title shot if he lost via pinfall or submission and Cena would be drafted to Smackdown if he did the same

WWE (Smackdown!) @ White Plains, NY - Westchester County Center - July 24, 2011 (4,300; sell out)
Heath Slater won a battle royal by last eliminating Daniel Bryan, moments after Bryan eliminated Mark Henry; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson later in the show
Natalya Neidhart & Kaitlyn defeated Rosa Mendes & Tamina when Rosa submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter
Jinder Mahal pinned Tyson Kidd; Kidd worked the match as a babyface; after the bout, Wade Barrett attacked Kidd
Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett with the boot to the face; Sheamus worked the match as a babyface
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater
Justin Gabriel pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with the 450 splash
Mark Henry pinned Daniel Bryan with the powerslam
Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Christian via disqualification at the 25-minute mark when Christian shoved the referee; Bret Hart was the guest ringside enforcer for the bout; after the match, Hart prevented Christian from escaping backstage, with Orton then dropping Christian with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Upper Marlboro, MD - Show Place Arena - July 24, 2011 (3,300)
Naomi hosted an in-ring dance contest during the show
Chris Masters defeated Jack Swagger
R-Truth pinned Zack Ryder
Tyler Reks pinned Primo Colon
Beth Phoenix defeated Brie Bella
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Evan Bourne & Kofi KingstonB WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Alex Riley
Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Mike Mizanin
John Cena defeated Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when R-Truth interfered; stipulations stated Del Rio would lose his Money in the Bank title shot if he lost via pinfall or submission and Cena would be drafted to Smackdown if he did the same

WWE @ Hampton, VA - Coliseum - July 25, 2011 (8,000; sell out)
Bo Rotundo pinned Primo Colon
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Chris Masters
Alex Riley defeated Jack Swagger
Raw - featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read more than a million females watched Raw the previous week and more males watched Raw than every show on CBS, TNT, Fox, TBS, NBC, and ABC; included an ad promoting The Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century; featured a backstage segment in which Eve yelled back at Brie & Nikki Bella, with Keystone Light's Keith Stone stepping in and marking Nikki's entire arm so that the Bellas could be told apart; after the segment, Michael Cole noted the Bellas left the arena after that pretaped segment; included a backstage segment showing Triple H speaking with R-Truth; featured the announcement Cee Lo Green would perform live at Summer Slam; included an in-ring promo by Triple H, wearing a suit, in which he praised Vince McMahon for all he had done for WWE before then saying WWE World Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. would face John Cena later in the show; Triple H then addressed a man that everyone wanted back on Raw, saying he had resigned him; Jim Ross then came out to the commentary table, but Cole refused to shake his hand; Cole then stood on the table, grabbed a mic, and said Ross was the walking dead of the WWE while Triple H was up there discussing the future of the company; Cole said he did every embarassing thing the company asked him to do but would refuse to work alongside Ross, then adding Ross would kiss Triple H's ass just like he did McMahon's; Triple H responded by saying his first idea was to fire Cole but his severance package was too much, then giving Cole the option of walking out but he would have to give up all future earnings; Triple H then said Cole could have the rest of the night off and make his decision on Smackdown, with Cole saying he would not quit and would stay on commentary; Triple H responded by saying he was off commentary for the night and would be wrestling with gear that Triple H picked out himself; as Cole went backstage, Truth came out, said Triple H was part of the WWE conspiracy, and asked what Triple H would do for him, noting Little Jimmy got him at Capital Punishment and spiders and heights got him at Money in the Bank; after Triple H made fun of Truth for being crazy, Truth walked out of the ring until Triple H said he resigned another guy who wanted a piece of Truth; moments later, John Morrison came out, attacked Truth, assaulted him around ringside, and finished by hitting Starship Pain in the ring (Morrison's surprise return after a 2-month absence); featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Miz, with Miz complaining about Cena's upcoming title shot considering Cena was the reason the tournament was held in the first place; Miz then made fun of Mysterio and Triple H before promoting his appearance on 'The George Lopez Show' Wednesday night; included the announcement a #1 contender's battle royal would be held the following week to determine WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly's opponent at Summer Slam:
WWE World Championship Tournament Finals: Rey Mysterio Jr. pinned Mike Mizanin at 13:18 with the 619 and splash off the top; during Miz's entrance, the entire Raw roster was shown watching on backstage; the match could only end via pinfall or submission; after Mysterio's win, the roster was again watching on backstage; after the contest, Miz briefly attacked Mysterio before Alberto Del Rio ran out to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot, with Mysterio hitting a plancha onto Del Rio on the floor; moments later, Del Rio took back the briefcase and opted not to vie for the title shot; after the commercial break, Mysterio was congratulated backstage by the likes of Zack Ryder, Curt Hawkins, Titus O'Neil, Alex Riley, Chris Masters, Tyler Reks, Santino Marella, Beth Phoenix, Naomi, Aksana, Gail Kim, and more before then approaching John Cena, who shook his hand; Josh Matthews then conducted an interview with Mysterio about his title win before several superstars doused Mysterio with champagne
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Evan Bourne in a non-title match via submission with the sleeper at 3:26 after hitting the Zig Zag; after the bout, Ziggler took the mic and yelled "Follow that!" (Ziggler's first appearance with a new theme music)
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Melina & Maryse when Kelly pinned Melina with the K2 at 2:47
Zack Ryder pinned Michael Cole with the Rough Ryder at the 25-second mark; Cole came out to the ring to Motorhead's "King of Kings" and impersonated Triple H's entrance; Jim Ross & Jerry Lawler provided commentary for the bout and remainder of the show
Alberto Del Rio defeated Kofi Kingston via submission with the armbreaker at 7:17; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout
John Cena pinned WWE World Champion Rey Mysterio Jr. to win the title at 12:52 with the FU as Mysterio attempted the 619; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the contest, Cena helped Mysterio to his feet, raised his hand, and hugged him; moments later, Living Colour's "Cult of Personality" played for several moments before CM Punk walked out, wearing the original WWE world title around his waist; Punk then joined Cena in the ring, with each man holding his title belt in the air as the show ended

WWE @ Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center - July 26, 2011
Justin Gabriel pinned Hunico with the 450 splash
Derrick Bateman defeated Titus O'Neal
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Tyson Kidd
Heath Slater defeated Trent Barreta
Smackdown! - 7/29/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he discussed there being two WWE World Champions on Raw, adding he resigned CM Punk late Monday night; he then said he will make a decision regarding that situation this coming Monday and turned his attention to the World Heavyweight Title; World Heavyweight Champion Christian walked out, congratulated Triple H on his new role, and complained about Teddy Long and the fans turning on him; Triple H responded by saying Vince McMahon welcomed interruptions while he was talking but Triple H wouldn't, then adding Christian would defend against Randy Orton in a no holds barred match at Summer Slam; as Christian complained, R-Truth walked out and said the WWE conspiracies better be sorted out by Monday; Triple H said Truth would face Orton later in the show, then adding Christian would be in action against John Morrison in the opening match; included a backstage segment with Triple H, Long, and Zack Ryder in which Ryder said he wanted to be on the show, with Triple H making Ryder Long's new assistant; featured Jinder Mahal and the Great Khali watching the show from their skybox; included an ad promoting 'Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man;' featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 130 million videos are viewed monthly on WWE.com, YouTube, and Hulu; included an in-ring promo by Wade Barrett in which he said he came to the WWE to make a lot of money but lost track of his goals; Barrett then mentioned Daniel Bryan's success and said he himself was going back to basics to ensure his own success; moments later, Bryan interrupted, said Heath Slater said the same thing last week until Bryan made him submit; Bryan then said Barrett had main evented pay-per-views but he would be main eventing WrestleMania; Barrett attacked Bryan but Bryan eventually took him down and locked on the LeBell Lock, forcing Barrett to tap out; featured a backstage segment with Mark Henry, Long, and Ryder in which Ryder said he would find Henry an opponent later in the show; included a video package showing Justin Gabriel meeting fans during the recent tour of South Africa, being covered in the local media, and photos of Gabriel growing up; featured a backstage segment in which Ryder told Long that WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson would face Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. in a handicap match later in the show and all parties had already agreed to it; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with R-Truth regarding Triple H running WWE and his match upcoming against Orton; featured a segment in which Mahal and Khali cut a promo from their skybox, prompting a "USA" chant from the crowd:
World Heavyweight Champion Christian pinned John Morrison at 10:37 by dropping Morrison throat-first across the top rope and following with the Killswitch after Christian avoided Starship Pain; R-Truth was shown watching on backstage during Morrison's entrance
Alicia Fox, Tamina, & Rosa Mendes defeated AJ, Kaitlyn, & Natalya Neidhart at 2:14 when Alicia pinned AJ with the scissors kick after avoiding a reverse crossbody off the middle turnbuckle
Mark Henry pinned Bobby Howard at 1:06 after dropping him with the powerslam three times; during his entrance, Howard turned around and went to go backstage out of fear, with Zack Ryder then coming out, motivating him, and taking him back to the ring; after the contest, Henry brought a steel chair into the ring, with Teddy Long running out and saying no one wanted to face Henry; Long then said he already had one lawsuit pending and that he would find someone; as Long continued to ask Henry to settle down, Sheamus walked out, called Henry a 420lb bag of crap, and cleared him from the ring; moments later, Sheamus grabbed the steel chair to keep Henry from reentering the ring
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 2:30 when McGillicutty scored the pin with the neckbreaker after Otunga pushed the Uso off the top rope behind the referee's back (Otunga & McGillicutty's debut with new theme music)
Ted Dibiase Jr. & Cody Rhodes defeated WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson in a handicap match at 2:26 when Rhodes scored the pin with Crossroads after the champion struck the ringpost shoulder-first; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendant gave paper bags to ringside fans and Booker T
R-Truth defeated Randy Orton via disqualification at 11:30 when Orton assaulted Truth with a steel chair; World Heavyweight Champion Christian walked out to the entrance stage at the 3-minute mark to watch the duration of the match; after the contest, Orton hit Truth with the monitor and then dropped him with a RKO onto the announce table; moments later, Orton looked to the fans, teased hitting a second RKO, and then did so to Truth onto the table
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Christian defeated Randy Orton in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Peoria, IL - Civic Center - July 29, 2011 (3,500)
Chris Masters pinned Jack Swagger with a roll up after avoiding the ankle lock
R-Truth & Mike Mizanin defeated Alex Riley & Zack Ryder when Miz pinned Riley with the Skull Crushing Finale
Primo Colon pinned Tyler Reks with the Backstabber
Alberto Del Rio defeated Kofi Kingston via submission with the armbreaker
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Brie Bella with the K2
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title match when Marella pinned McGillicutty with the Cobra
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Evan Bourne with the Zig Zag after avoiding the Shooting Star Press
WWE World Champion CM Punk fought WWE World Champion John Cena to a no contest when Alberto Del Rio ran out, with intent on cashing in his Money in the Bank briefcase, hit Punk, and then sustained the FU from Cena; moments later, Punk dropped Del Rio with the Go To Sleep

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center - July 30, 2011 (5,700)
Heath Slater won a battle royal by last eliminating Daniel Bryan; stipulations stated the winner would face WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson later in the show; prior to the bout, Cody Rhodes cut a promo in which he said the fans didn't deserve to see him compete in the match, then walked out
Natalya Neidhart & AJ defeated Alicia Fox & Rosa Mendes when Mendes submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter
Jinder Mahal pinned Tyson Kidd with the full nelson slam
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater via submission with the Torture Rack
Daniel Bryan defeated Wade Barrett via submission with the LeBell Lock
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. when Dibiase was pinned after Rhodes accidentally struck his partner; prior to the match, Rhodes cut a promo saying he was wrong earlier when he said the fans didn't deserve to see him wrestle
Sheamus defeated Mark Henry via disqualification when Henry used a chair; after the bout, Sheamus kicked Henry in the face
World Heavyweight Champion Christian pinned Randy Orton in a streetfight with the Killswitch after Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase Jr. interfered; the fans chose the stipulation instead of a Best 2 out of 3 falls bout; after the match, Orton dropped all three with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Rockford, IL - Metro Centre - July 30, 2011 (5,000)
Chris Masters pinned Jack Swagger with a roll up after avoiding the ankle lock
R-Truth & Mike Mizanin defeated Alex Riley & Zack Ryder when Miz pinned Riley with the Skull Crushing Finale
Primo Colon pinned Tyler Reks with the Backstabber
Alberto Del Rio defeated Kofi Kingston via submission with the armbreaker
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Brie Bella with the K2
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title match when Marella pinned McGillicutty with the Cobra
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Evan Bourne with the Zig Zag after avoiding the Shooting Star Press
WWE World Champion CM Punk fought WWE World Champion John Cena to a no contest when Mike Mizanin and R-Truth attacked both men; after the bout, Cena dropped Truth with the FU and Punk hit the Go To Sleep on Miz

- 7/30/11: Referee Charles Robinson was married in Las Vegas.

WWE (Raw) @ Springfield, IL - Prairie Capital Convention Center - July 31, 2011 (matinee) (3,600)
Harley Race was advertised as the guest host but did not appear; Eve was the guest host instead
Chris Masters pinned Jack Swagger with a roll up after avoiding the ankle lock
R-Truth & Mike Mizanin defeated Alex Riley & Zack Ryder when Miz pinned Riley with the Skull Crushing Finale
Primo Colon pinned Tyler Reks with the Backstabber
Alberto Del Rio defeated Kofi Kingston via submission with the armbreaker
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Brie Bella with the K2
Santino Marella & Vladimir Kozlov defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title match when Marella pinned McGillicutty with the Cobra
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Evan Bourne with the Zig Zag after avoiding the Shooting Star Press
WWE World Champion CM Punk fought WWE World Champion John Cena to a no contest when Mike Mizanin and R-Truth attacked both men

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Terre Haute, IN - Hulman Center - July 31, 2011 (matinee) (2,200)
AJ served as guest host of the show
Wade Barrett won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would face WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson later in the show
Natalya Neidhart & Kaitlyn defeated Alicia Fox & Rosa Mendes
Jinder Mahal pinned Trent Barreta
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the LeBell Lock
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Wade Barrett
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. when Dibiase was pinned after Rhodes accidentally struck his partner; prior to the match, Rhodes cut a promo saying he was wrong earlier when he said the fans didn't deserve to see him wrestle
Sheamus defeated Mark Henry via disqualification when Henry used a chair; after the bout, Sheamus kicked Henry in the face
World Heavyweight Champion Christian pinned Randy Orton in a streetfight with the Killswitch after Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase Jr. interfered; the fans chose the stipulation instead of a Best 2 out of 3 falls bout; after the match, Orton dropped all three with the RKO

- 8/1/11: Gail Kim was granted her release.

WWE @ Indianapolis, IN - Conseco Fieldhouse - August 1, 2011 (9,000)
Brodus Clay pinned Pat Silva
Raw - included Michael Cole, Jim Ross, & Jerry Lawler on commentary; featured an opening segment in which WWE World Champion CM Punk walked out to Living Color's "Cult of Personality," announced "The champ is here," and then discussed why he came back to WWE after everything he said; Punk then said he loved the place he worked, just hated the people in charge; he then said he was responsible for the tangible change that happened since he started speaking his mind, then adding Vince McMahon had been relieved of his duties and he was out to make things fun again and couldn't change the WWE by sitting at home; Punk noted John Cena had already become WWE champion again in his absence, reverting the company back to the way it was, and said he himself holds the most important title in the world; moments later, Triple H walked out and said bringing Punk back was good for business, which is why he also brought back Ross and John Morrison; Triple H said he put his personal feelings aside to bring Punk back and, after Punk pushed him on the issue, he said Punk was smug, overrated, and attention seeking and put too much stock in his own hype; Punk responded by saying that described Triple H, then agreeing he himself was a joke; Punk then said Vince McMahon, though a great man, let Batista, Mick Foley, Chris Jericho, and Brock Lesnar get away from him because he surrounded himself with too many 'yes men;' Triple H responded by saying Punk came back for himself, adding his "pipe bomb" mic means nothing if he's not speaking in front of a WWE crowd and that he would clear up the WWE world title situation later in the show; Punk then cut off Triple H from leaving, saying he won't tow the company line, won't go to promo class or media training, mocked Hunter Hearst Helmsley's bow, and said he hogged the spotlight over those who deserved it; Punk then said Triple H was telling people what to do back when he carried Shawn Michaels' bags, then saying he was a bully who liked to push people and warned him not to push him because he would push back; Triple H followed by saying he wanted to lay Punk out but wouldn't out of the respect of his COO responsibilities to the fans, with Punk then grabbing Triple H by the tie, asking if he needed to ask his wife's permission before punching Punk in the face, then saying "Pipe bomb," dropping his mic, and leaving the ring; included a backstage segment in which R-Truth and Mike Mizanin talked about their upcoming tag team match against Rey Mysterio Jr. & John Morrison, with Truth convincing Miz that they were both the victims of a conspiracy; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Cena regarding Punk's comments, with Cena saying he would be on hand to hear what Triple H has to say about the world title picture; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Triple H regarding Punk's comments; featured an in-ring promo by WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero in which Dolph noted he said the previous week "Follow that" after his win, adding that went out to everyone on contract because he was more of a man than everyone in the locker room; moments later, Alex Riley came out and said Doph hides behind Vickie just like Miz used to hide behind him; Riley then said Dolph might need vickie so he wouldn't be exposed for being a bleach-blonde fraud; moments later, Ziggler took off his jacket, appearing he was up for a fight, but then left the ring before yelling at Riley he didn't even know who he was; included an ad promoting the broadcast premiere of WrestleMania 27 on NBC in two weeks; featured the announcement Edge would be a guest star on SyFy's 'Haven' Friday after Smackdown; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Punk regarding Triple H's announcement later in the show; featured the results of a WWE.com poll that said Cena should be the WWE World Champion with 54% of the vote to Punk's 46%; included a closing in-ring segment in which Triple H addressed the WWE World Title picture, with John Laurinaitis quickly interrupting and telling Triple H he knew how Vince would handle the situation and that would be to strip the title from Cena; moments later, Cena walked out, made fun of Laurinaitis for being McMahon's yes man, and called him a goon that used to carry a skateboard; Laurinaitis followed by saying Cena was out of line, with Cena noting his favorite moment at Night of Champions was punching Laurinaitis in the face; after Laurinaitis left the ring, Triple H explained that he didn't hear from Punk until he walked up to him at the end of last week's show with a signed contract and told Triple H to hit his music; Punk then walked out to protest any talk of stripping him of the title, with Triple H saying no one was getting stripped and they would face off at Summer Slam to determine the rightful holder; Triple H then left the ring, with Punk and Cena then trading holding up their respective title belts to their theme music as the show ended:
Beth Phoenix won an 11-diva battle royal at 7:15 by last eliminating Brie & Nikki Bella; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly at Summer Slam; WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly provided guest commentary for the bout; order of elimination: Melina by Beth (0:05); Gail Kim eliminated herself when she rolled out to the floor (0:14); Rosa Mendes by Natalya Neidhart (0:21); Kaitlyn by Tamina via a headbutt as Kaitlyn was on the apron (0:35); Tamina by Beth after missing a charge and hitting the ringpost shoulder-first (0:53); AJ by Alicia Fox via a boot to the chest as AJ was on the apron (1:14); Natalya by the Bellas via a double dropkick (1:35); Alicia eliminated herself when she slid out to the floor after missing a baseball slide on Eve (6:06); Eve by a Bella after being pulled off the top as Eve hung upside down in the corner (6:57); the Bellas by Beth after putting them both on her shoulder and throwing them over the top; after the contest, Kelly entered the ring and congratulated Beth on the win, with the two hugging before Beth threw her to the floor, threw her into the barricade, and took the mic, telling Kelly her days as "a perky, cute blonde little bimbo" were officially over (Gail and Melina's last appearances)
Mike Mizanin & R-Truth defeated Rey Mysterio Jr. & John Morrison at 11:04 when Truth pinned Morrison with the What's Up after Morrison sent Miz to the floor after hitting the Flying Chuck; during Miz's entrance, footage was shown of him recently appearing on 'Lopez Tonight;' it was also noted Miz and WWE World Champion John Cena would be presenters at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday; after the contest, Miz dropped Morrison with the Skull Crushing Finale before holding him up so Truth could hit him across the face with a water bottle
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Santino Marella & Zack Ryder in a non-title match at 2:23 when Otunga pinned Ryder following a version of the Decapitation
Alberto Del Rio defeated Evan Bourne via submission with the armbreaker at 3:41 after using an enzuiguri to knock Bourne off the top rope; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Del Rio applied the hold a second time before Kofi Kingston ran out to make the save and tend to Bourne
WWE Superstars - 8/4/11 - featured a 'Did you know?' graphic which read WWE has more Facebook fans than ESPN, Oprah, Pepsi, AT&T, and Gatorade; included an ad promoting 'Rey Mysterio: The Life of a Masked Man;' featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 the following Saturday on NBC; included an ad promoting 'The Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century;' featured the Alicia Fox vs. Kaitlyn and Jack Swagger vs. Chris Masters matches taped 8/2/11 in Lexington, KY:
Vladimir Kozlov pinned Primo Colon at 3:43 with a headbutt to the chest as Primo came off the top; JTG joined Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford on commentary for the match; after the bout, Kozlov and JTG stared at each other before Kozlov left the ring (Kozlov's last appearance)
Jack Swagger defeated Chris Masters via submission with the ankle lock at 11:42; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout (Masters' last appearance)
Dark match after the taping: WWE World Champion John Cena fought WWE World Champion CM Punk to a no contest when both Mike Mizanin and R-Truth interfered; after the bout, Cena and Punk fought off the other two

WWE @ Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena - August 2, 2011
Wade Barrett pinned Colt Cabana with Wasteland
Vladimir Kozlov defeated JTG
Titus O'Neil & Matt Striker defeated Derrick Bateman & Darren Young
WWE Superstars - 8/4/11: Alicia Fox pinned Kaitlyn with the scissors kick at 5:18; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 8/4/11: Brodus Clay pinned Pat Silva with a crossbody at 1:57; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match (Clay's return after a 3-month absence; his debut with new entrance music)
Smackdown! - 8/5/11 - featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Randy Orton regarding his upcoming no holds barred match against World Heavyweight Champion Christian at Summer Slam and teaming with John Morrison to face Christian and R-Truth later in the show; included a video package looking at Justin Gabriel's recent return to South Africa as part of the WWE tour, being covered by the media, and stopped in the streets by fans; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE superstars have performed in more than 200 cities in the past year, including London, Mexico City, Rome, Istanbul, Munich, and Shanghai; included a backstage segment in which Aksana introduced herself to Teddy Long backstage, with Aksana asking for his personal phone number in hopes of joining the Smackdown brand; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 the following Saturday on NBC; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Sheamus regarding Mark Henry's recent attacks, with Sheamus saying what happened to Kane and the Big Show would not happen to him; featured anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Big Show, Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki & Brie Bella; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca Cola, Microsoft, McDonald's, and Verizon; featured a backstage promo by Johnny Curtis in which he said he was done making jokes and that the writing was on the wall in regards to his Smackdown debut, with a chalkboard shown which read he would debut the following week; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Christian regarding his upcoming no holds barred title defense against Orton at Summer Slam, with Truth walking in and saying Christian was speaking about the same conspiracy that was against him; Truth then said Orton would get got; featured a vignette promoting the return of Sin Cara the following week:
Sheamus pinned the Great Khali (w/ Jinder Mahal) with a boot to the side of the face at 5:21; prior to the bout, it was announced Sheamus would face Mark Henry at Summer Slam; during the bout, Sheamus sustained Khali's chop to the head but kicked out at 2
Natalya Neidhart defeated AJ via submission with the Sharpshooter at 1:57; after the bout, Natalya grabbed AJ by her hair, attacked her in the ring, and rammed her into the edge of the ring on the floor; moments later, she followed with a suplex on the floor before taking the mic, aluding to Beth Phoenix's actions on Raw, and telling AJ that the days of the cute princesses are over
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with a headlock choke at 10:25; Wade Barrett provided guest commentary for the bout (Bryan's debut with new entrance music)
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Zack Ryder in a non-title match via submission with the Torture Rack at 2:27 in an impromptu match; prior to the bout, Ryder conducted an in-ring State of the Broski Address regarding his being named Teddy Long's assistant on Smackdown; moments later, Jackson interrupted and argued why Ryder booked him in a handicap match against Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. the previous week; Rhodes & Dibiase then walked out, with Rhodes saying he would take Jackson's title and elevate it just as he had Dibiase's career; Jackson then said Rhodes was using Dibiase like the Corre used him; Rhodes then said Dibise would beat Jackson then and there if it was fine with Ryder; after Ryder approved the match, Long came out and said it didn't matter what Ryder thought; Long then said Ryder would instead face Jackson, with Rhodes and Dibiase banned from ringside; Long was shown watching the match backstage during the bout Mark Henry pinned Vladimir Kozlov with the powerslam at 1:18; after the contest, Henry locked Kozlov's ankle in a steel chair and jumped off the second rope onto it; moments later, as Kozlov was tended to by the referee and trainer, Sheamus ran out with a steel chair, clearing Henry from the ring (Kozlov's last appearance)
JTG, WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Trent Barreta, Jimmy & Jey Uso at 3:48 when Otunga pinned Barreta after the Decapitation; prior to the bout, it was announced Triple H would appear on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' later that night on NBC
World Heavyweight Champion Christian & R-Truth defeated Randy Orton & John Morrison at 15:09 when Christian pinned Orton with the Killswitch after Orton dropped Truth, the illegal man, with the RKO
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Christian pinned Randy Orton after Ted Dibiase Jr. and Cody Rhodes interfered; after the bout, Orton dropped all three men with the RKO

- 8/5/11: Melina, David Hart Smith, Chris Masters, and Vladimir Kozlov were released.

WWE (Raw) @ Salt Lake City, UT - Maverik Center - August 5, 2011 (3,498)
Santino Marella defeated Jack Swagger
John Morrison defeated R-Truth
Zack Ryder defeated Drew McIntyre
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly defeated Beth Phoenix
Rey Mysterio Jr. defeated Alberto Del Rio
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Alex Riley
WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty defeated Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne
WWE World Champion John Cena fought WWE World Champion CM Punk to a no contest when WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler and R-Truth interfered

WWE (Raw) @ Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center - August 6, 2011
Featured Eve, the guest host of the show, holding an in-ring dance contest where the winner would get to go backstage
Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty when Kingston pinned Otunga with the spin kick to the face
Santino Marella pinned Jack Swagger
Zack Ryder pinned Drew McIntyre; prior to the bout, Ryder picked a ringside fan to film the match for "Z: True Long Island Story"
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Beth Phoenix with a roll up
John Morrison & Kofi Kingston (sub. for Rey Mysterio Jr.) defeated R-Truth & Alberto Del Rio when Morrison pinned Truth with Starship Pain; prior to the bout, Mysterio cut an in-ring promo until he was attacked by Del Rio & Truth and deemed unable to compete
WWE World Champion CM Punk fought WWE World Champion John Cena to a no contest when WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio interfered; after the bout, Punk dropped Ziggler with the Go To Sleep and Cena hit the FU on Del Rio

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Boise, ID - Taco Bell Arena - August 6, 2011
Included an in-ring dance off between fans, with the winner getting to go backstage
Cody Rhodes won a battle royal by last eliminating Daniel Bryan, immediately after Bryan eliminated Wade Barrett; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson later in the show
AJ defeated Natalya Neidhart
Jinder Mahal & the Great Khali defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso when Mahal scored the pin
Daniel Bryan defeated Wade Barrett via submission with the LeBell Lock
WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson defeated Cody Rhodes via submission with the Torture Rack
Sheamus defeated Mark Henry via disqualification when Henry used a chair
World Heavyweight Champion Christian pinned Randy Orton in a streetfight with the Killswitch after Cody Rhodes distracted the challenger; after the bout, Orton dropped both men with the RKO

WWE @ Stockton, CA - Arena - August 7, 2011

WWE @ Reno, NV - Events Center - August 7, 2011
Canceled

WWE @ San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion - August 8, 2011
Raw - featured an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he discussed Summer Slam on Sunday and said he would be the guest referee for the WWE World Champion John Cena vs. WWE World Champion CM Punk match, then adding both men would be in singles matches and Cena would be in the opening bout; before Triple H left the ring, he and Cena briefly argued over Triple H being the referee for Sunday's match; included Scott Stanford conducting a backstage interview with the man that would face WWE World Champion CM Punk later in the show, with Ricardo Rodriguez then announcing Alberto Del Rio; Del Rio said Punk ran from him in Chicago but he would show him what would have happened had Punk not run from him; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with R-Truth in which he ranted about spiders, then saying he would squash the spider by the name of John Morrison later in the show; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Punk about Triple H making himself the guest referee at Summer Slam, with Punk claiming Triple H did it to feed his own ego and it would be good for business for Triple H to stay out of it; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE superstars have performed in more than 200 cities in the past year, including London, Mexico City, Rome, Istanbul, Munich, and Shanghai; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 27 the following Saturday on NBC; featured footage of the Miz and Cena appearing at the Teen Choice Awards, with comments from Justin Bieber and Joel McHale; included a video package recapping Cena vs. Punk at Money in the Bank and subsequent fallout to promote their Summer Slam match; featured the results of the Cena-Punk WWE poll with 54% for Cena and 46% for Punk; included a backstage promo by World Heavyweight Champion Christian in which he said Triple H would want to hear what he has to say on Friday Night Smackdown; featured a closing in-ring segment with Triple H and John Laurinaitis overseeing the contract signing between Cena and Punk; after both men entered the ring, Punk noted that every contract signing ends up with a brawl and instead opted to show a clip from a movie star who could summarize his feelings, then introduced a clip from the Rock's Facebook page in which he cut a promo on Cena; Rock said Cena gets booed in his hometown of Boston because he's phoney and not a real man; after Punk agreed with Rock's comments, then adding Rock too is a phoney, Cena replied by agreeing he was as divisive as the Yankees and that Punk wanted to be the voice of the voiceless while at the same time wanting his face on icecream bars; Punk then responded by calling out Laurinatis for not telling "Harry" Smith, Vladimir Kozlov, and Chris Masters to their face that they were fired on Friday; Punk responded by noting he held a grudge against Cena for comments made to him the day after he first won the ECW title in 2007, then comparing himself to a hyena to Cena's lion and saying Cena walked out of Los Angeles in 2005 with the WWE Title but would walk out with nothing after Sunday; moments later, Cena replied by saying he would face the Rock at WrestleMania regardless while it would all be over for Punk if he didn't produce Sunday; as the two continued to have words, Cena tossed the table out of the way and faced off with Punk, with Laurinaitis getting in the way and Punk kicking him in the head; Cena then knocked Punk out of the ring, leading to Triple H pushing Cena; the show then ended with Cena and Triple H in the ring while Punk yelled at them from the floor:
WWE World Champion John Cena pinned Jack Swagger in a non-title match with the FU at 5:25; after the bout, the commentary team discussed a WWE.com poll asking fans who would be the champion after Summer Slam - Cena or CM Punk
Rey Mysterio Jr. fought Mike Mizanin to a no contest when Miz assaulted Mysterio from behind during Mysterio's entrance and rammed him into the WWE symbol until referees came to Mysterio's aid; moments later, Michael Cold conducted an in-ring interview with Miz in which Miz said all the talk was about the WWE World Title situation, yet he didn't have a match for Summer Slam; Miz then called for a referee to come out and declare him the winner via forfeit; the referee then came out and told Justin Roberts that Miz would have another match per Triple H's orders; Kofi Kingston then appeared for the bout
Mike Mizanin pinned Kofi Kingston in an impromptu match at 10:43 with the Skull Crushing Finale after dropping Kingston chest-first across the top rope
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio at 4:37 with the Go To Sleep in a non-title match; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout
Beth Phoenix pinned Eve with the Glam Slam at 2:56; after the bout, Beth took the mic and said Eve and others like her were done mocking the divas division; after Beth went to the floor and turned around to continue her rant, WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly attacked her from behind and tended to Eve in the ring
Alex Riley defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) via disqualification in a non-title match at 1:28 when Vickie interfered and slapped Ziggler; following Riley's entrance, he took the mic and made fun of Vickie's breath; after the contest, Riley caused Ziggler to collide with Vickie before then leaving the ring
R-Truth pinned John Morrison at 4:03 with the What's Up

WWE @ Sacramento, CA - Power Balance Pavilion - August 9, 2011
Brodus Clay pinned Jody Kristofferson (Kris Kristofferson's son)
Smackdown! - 8/12/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he talked about recently becoming COO of the company and his upcoming role as guest referee for WWE World Champion John Cena vs. WWE World Champion CM Punk at Summer Slam; Triple H then said his goal was to make every Raw and Smackdown as exciting as possible, then announcing WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson would defend against Cody Rhodes, Alberto Del Rio would face Daniel Bryan, and the Great Khali would face Randy Orton; as Triple H went to say who World Heavyweight Champion Christian would face, Christian interrupted, noted the big announcement he said he would make during Raw, and then said he would sue the WWE, citing Orton had serious mental issues and the WWE was putting him in an unsafe work environment; Christian then said it would be a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the company if the stipulation wasn't removed from the match, then adding he would sue the fans in attendance, watching at home, Triple H, and even John Laurinaitis; Triple H responded by saying Christian not competing in the match would cause him to be in breach of contract and he would fire him, then giving Christian the option to either be fired or stay in the match; after Christian asked why Triple H was picking on him, noting Triple H didn't like Orton either, Triple H said he used to respect Christian but not the way he won the title; Christian then said he would agree to the stipulation with Orton but would first beat the man Triple H had lined up to face him later in the show; moments later, Sheamus walked out as the mystery opponent, leading to the opening match; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Zack Ryder in which Rhodes, along with Ted Dibiase Jr., walked in and thanked Long for setting up the title match with Jackson later in the show; moments later, Aksana walked in and said she wanted to do business with Long, with Long eventually nervously running off; featured a video package recapping Mark Henry's assaults on the Big Show, Kane, and Vladimir Kozlov; included a backstage segment with Johnny Curtis and Henry, with Henry saying Curtis's career would start and end on the same day by facing Henry; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read for the 45th consecutive week Smackdown was SyFy's most watched show of the week:
Sheamus defeated World Heavyweight Champion Christian via count-out in a non-title match at 5:57 when the champion walked out of the match
Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart pinned Kaitlyn & AJ at 1:16 when Phoenix pinned AJ with the Glam Slam; after the contest, Beth threw AJ to the floor as Natalya locked Kaitlyn in the Sharpshooter
Sin Cara (Jorge Arias, sub. for Luis Alvirde) pinned Tyson Kidd at 2:57 with a somersault splash intothe ring and moonsault from the middle turnbuckle
Alberto Del Rio defeated Daniel Bryan via submission with the armbreaker at 3:31 after Bryan injured his shoulder on the floor and missed a missile dropkick; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Wade Barrett ran in, kicked Bryan in the face, and dropped him with Wasteland; moments later, it was noted Barrett would face Bryan at Summer Slam
Cody Rhodes pinned WWE IC Champion Ezekiel Jackson to win the title
Mark Henry defeated Johnny Curtis
Randy Orton defeated the Great Khali

WWE @ Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Plaza - August 13, 2011

WWE @ Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Plaza - August 14, 2011

Summer Slam 2011 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center - August 14, 2011 (14,105; announced at 17,404; sell out)
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Alex Riley
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Adam Jones, of Tool, performing the National Anthem on his guitar to open the show; included Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; featured a backstage segment with WWE World Champion CM Punk and John Laurinaitis in which Laurinaitis said he wanted Punk to give him a public apology then and there, which Punk gave a mocking apology before then making faces at Laurinaitis; moments later, Stephanie McMahon walked in and wished Punk luck in his match; moments later, Stephanie extended her hand for Punk to shake but Punk said he knows where her hand's been; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Christian regarding his no holds barred match against Randy Orton; featured a trailer for the film 'Killer Elite;' included Cee Lo Green performing 'Bright Lights, Bigger City' at the entrance stage; moments later, Cee Lo performed 'Forget You,' as Rosa Mendes, Alicia Fox, Nikki & Brie Bella danced in the background; featured an ad promoting Slim Jim; included an ad promoting WWE 7-11 collectable cups; included footage of Stephanie walking out of WWE World Champion John Cena's locker room; featured a backstage segment in which Jimmy Hart suggested he be R-Truth's new manager to fight the conspiracy, then realizing that Hart was a 'Little Jimmy;' moments later, Truth yelled at Hart until Hart ran away, then yelled at Ron Artest and his daughter as well; several National Guard members were shown in attendance; included footage from the Summer Slam events during the week in Los Angeles, with comments from Mike Mizanin, Punk, Orton, John Morrison, Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, Brittany Snow, Jordin Sparks, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Triple H, Brie & Nikki Bella, Sheamus, Evan Bourne, Rey Mysterio Jr., and Cena; featured footage of Triple H and Stephanie talking quietly backstage before Triple H walked out for the main event; Jenny McCarthy was shown in attendance with her son:
Rey Mysterio Jr., John Morrison, Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Mizanin, R-Truth, & Alberto Del Rio in an unadvertised match at 9:47 when Mysterio pinned Truth with a splash off the top; following his entrance, Miz cut an in-ring promo in which he thanked the fans in their insistance that he be part of the pay-per-view, then saying he would steal the show; moments later, Truth interrupted and said Summer Slam started with "s" just like snakes, and Ceelo Green started with "c" just like conspiracy; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; Del Rio received several chants of "Del Rio" following his entrance
Mark Henry defeated Sheamus via count-out at 9:23 after ramming Sheamus into the ringpost and through the ringside barricade, with Sheamus almost reaching the ring in time to break the count
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) pinned Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 6:33 by reversing the Glam Slam into a victory roll (Beth's debut in a new outfit)
Wade Barrett pinned Daniel Bryan at 11:47 with Wasteland after crotching Bryan on the top rope and following with a clothesline off the top
Randy Orton pinned World Heavyweight Champion Christian in a no holds barred match to win the title at 23:43 with a RKO onto the ring steps as Christian came off the middle turnbuckle; following his entrance, Christian took the mic and said he was a man of his word and that he would have a major annoumcement; moments later, he introduced Edge, who would be in his corner for the match; after Edge came out to a rousing ovation, he took the mic and said he was actually happy to leave the WWE by helping Christian get to the next level; Edge went on to say he was proud to see Christian win the title, but not proud of the constant complaining that followed and that while he did plenty of bad things, he didn't hide behind lawyers; Edge then said Christian knew he was better than that and that he never knew his best friend would be a "whining little bitch;" Edge then walked out as Orton made his appearance; after the contest, Christian was helped backstage by trainers and referees (Edge's first appearance after a 4-month absence)
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned WWE World Champion John Cena to win the title at 24:09 with the Go To Sleep, despite guest referee Triple H not noticing Cena's foot on the rope during the cover; during the bout, there were numerous dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks" as well as chants of "CM Punk;" at the 23-minute mark, Punk hit a Randy Savage elbow off the top, prompting the crowd to chant "Randy Savage;" after the bout, Cena complained to Triple H for missing the foot on the rope, with Triple H apologizing; moments after Cena left the ring, Triple H raised Punk's hand in victory, clapped for him, and then left the ring; moments later, Kevin Nash appeared, dropped Punk with the powerbomb, and then left through the crowd as Triple H watched from the entrance stage; after Nash left, Alberto Del Rio came out to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot
Alberto Del Rio pinned WWE World Champion CM Punk to win the title at the 13-second mark with the enziguri in an impromptu match

WWE @ San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center - August 15, 2011 (6,103)
Santino Marella defeated Primo Colon
Zack Ryder defeated Drew McIntyre
Raw - featured an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he apologized to the fans and John Cena for making a bad call in the Cena vs. CM Punk match, that he had no issue with Punk winning, and that he had no prior knowledge of Kevin Nash's involvement; Triple H then said he left Nash tickets at will call and thought that would be it, then adding Nash agreed to come to Raw but only if he could "tell the truth;" moments later, he noted Alberto Del Rio winning the WWE World Title before then introducing the new champion; Triple H then left the ring, with Del Rio cutting an in-ring promo saying it was his destiny to win the title, then adding he didn't plan on cashing in the title shot at Summer Slam but couldn't resist the opportunity after what Nash did; Del Rio then said he would be in the lobby later to sign autographs for all the fans and take photos with the kids; moments later, ADR discussed his first title defense being against Rey Mysterio Jr. in Mysterio's hometown, adding he loves beating Mysterio and that Mysterio is a Mexican icon; included a backstage segment showing Triple H walking into Cena's locker room; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers free tickets to active US military personnel for live events in the US; included footage of Mysterio winning the World Heavyweight Title at WrestleMania 22; featured an in-ring promo by Mike Mizanin in which he noted Jared from Subway was in the crowd, then saying he could be a better spokesperson than Jared before advertising one of the sandwiches and eating it in the ring; included footage of Nash arriving to the arena; featured an ad promoting 'The Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century;' Trace Adkins was shown in attendance; included an in-ring promo by Nash in which he noted Triple H was the godfather of his son and that, while he was at Summer Slam as a fan, he got a text asking him to take out the winner; Nash said Triple H denied sending the text and they would have to get back on the same page; moments later, Punk walked out and said neither Nash or Triple H really know what's good for business; after Nash said Punk needed to watch his mouth, Punk replied by saying Nash needs to watch the show because he does whatever he wants; Punk then read the text message his little sister sent the night before which read "OMG Kevin Nash WTF Thought he was dead LOL;" Nash then called Punk indyriffic and made fun of how few times he's main evented, with Punk saying Nash called Eddie Guerrero a vanilla midget and that it wasn't 1994 anymore; Nash replied by saying Punk should thank him for what he did for the business and that he looked like a Waffle House employee; Punk responded by saying he was proud to walk in as CM Punk and leave CM Punk, instead of being called Oz, Vinnie Vegas, or Diesel; Punk then approached the ring for a fight but was held off by a row of security guards; Punk then said Triple H was obviously behind the security so he would go backstage to sort it out; featured footage of Mysterio winning the World Heavyweight Title at Fatal 4-Way 2010; included a backstage segment with Nash and John Laurinaitis in which Laurinaitis said Punk was meeting with Triple H and said Punk's behavior was unacceptable, then adding he'd like to talk with Nash in private; featured footage of Mysterio beating Miz weeks ago to win the WWE World Title; included footage from the Summer Slam events during the week in Los Angeles, with comments from Miz, Punk, Randy Orton, John Morrison, Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, Brittany Snow, Jordin Sparks, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Triple H, Sheamus, Rey Mysterio Jr., Brie & Nikki Bella, Evan Bourne, and Cena; featured a backstage segment with Punk and Stephanie McMahon in which Stephanie said people always get what they deserve, then walking off; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca Cola, Microsoft, McDonald's, and Verizon:
John Morrison pinned R-Truth in a falls count anywhere match at 10:48 with a running knee to the head as Truth was sitting in one of the commentary chairs at ringside; during Morrison's entrance, a pretaped promo by Morrison aired as an insert; there were chants of "Little Jimmy" during the match (the debut of a remix entrance theme for Truth)
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Nikki & Brie Bella at 3:08 when Eve scored the pin with a moonsault; after the match, Beth Phoenix and Natalya Neidhart walked out to the entrance stage and stared at Kelly and Eve in the ring, with Kelly holding up her title belt in response
Jack Swagger pinned Alex Riley at 4:23 with a botched gutwrench powerbomb after Riley and the referee became distracted by Vickie Guerrero, who provided guest commentary for the match alongside WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler; Vickie and Ziggler bickered throughout the bout, with Vickie then taking Jim Ross's hat late in the match, putting it on her head, then putting it on the referee's head; after the contest, Ziggler stomped the hat before then returning it; following the commercial break, Swagger thanked Vickie backstage and praised Vickie before saying she should think about expanding her roster of wrestlers
Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga in a non-title match at 4:43 when Bourne pinned McGillicutty with Air Bourne
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio pinned Rey Mysterio Jr. at 12:50 with a cradle after lifting his knees to block the challenger's splash off the top; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Del Rio used the ring rope to snap Mysterio's arm and then smashed it into the announce table before locking on the armbreaker inside the ring; moments later, John Cena ran out and cleared Del Rio from the ring; Cena then took the mic and said he was pissed off at Del Rio for cheating his way to the title while he and Punk were looking to bring integrity back to the belt; Cena then told Del Rio everyone was his enemy and he hadn't yet earned the right to be called champion and that he would have to eventually defend the title against someone like Cena; Mysterio blew his knee out during the match

WWE @ Bakersfield, CA - Rabobank Arena - August 16, 2011 (3,500)
Bo Rotunda defeated Joey Ryan
Brodus Clay defeated Jose Vargas
Tyson Kidd defeated JTG
Darren Young defeated Matt Striker
Wade Barrett defeated Trent Barreta
Smackdown! - 8/19/11 - featured an opening in-ring statement by Teddy Long in which he introduced the new World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton, with Orton then discussing how Christian would open the show by complaining and that all that was done; Long then said Orton's next challenger would be decided by a 20-man battle royal later in the show; moments later, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase Jr. walked out, with Rhodes noting it was Legacy reunited and that he wasn't content to just hold the IC title and he would compete in the battle royal; Dibiase then took the mic and said they knew Orton's strengths and weaknesses and hadn't forgotten all the times he used them; Orton suddenly dropped Dibiase with the RKO and scared Rhodes out of the ring to end the segment; after Orton left the ring, Rhodes confronted Long and demanded he do something about that, with Long mocking Rhodes by saying he would have Orton stand in the corner backstage on one leg and write 100 times, "I won't RKO Ted Dibiase;" Long then said Rhodes would compete in a singles match in Dibiase's spot, against former IC champion Ezekiel Jackson in the opening match; included an ad promoting the live Smackdown on Tuesday, Aug. 30; featured a backstage segment with Zack Ryder and Long discussing WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio who was on his way to the show, with Ryder then saying he would win the battle royal; moments later, Aksana walked in and asked why Long's last name was long, then asking whether he would like to see her with the 20 men, meaning to say she wanted to watch the battle royal with him; included a look at Justin Gabriel's media exposure during the recent tour of South Africa; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Jinder Mahal & the Great Khali regarding their participation in the 20-man battle royal, during which Mahal corrected Khali when Khali said he would win the match and reminded Khali that he serves Mahal and that Mahal would win; included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Mark Henry regarding his match at Summer Slam against Sheamus and participating in the battle royal later in the show; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people watched Smackdown the previous week than every show on USA, TNT, TBS, Fox News, MTV, and all the ESPN networks; included an ad promoting 'The Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century;' featured footage from the Summer Slam events during the week in Los Angeles, with comments from Mike Mizanin, CM Punk, Orton, John Morrison, Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, Sheamus, Brittany Snow, Jordin Sparks, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Rey Mysterio Jr., Triple H, Brie & Nikki Bella, Evan Bourne, and John Cena:
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ezekiel Jackson at 3:35 with the Beautiful Disaster and Crossroads in an impromptu match
Justin Gabriel pinned Tyson Kidd with the 450 splash at 4:20 after knocking Kidd off the top rope (Gabriel's debut with new music)
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated Daniel Bryan in a non-title impromptu match at 15:22 via submission with the armbreaker; prior to the bout, Del Rio cut an in-ring promo in which he noted his title win after months of speaking about destiny, then adding that he made his debut in the same city one year ago by beating Rey Mysterio Jr.; Del Rio then noted that he beat Mysterio again in his first title defense on Raw and began asking who would face him next; moments later, Bryan walked out, with Del Rio asking if he wanted another beating like the one he got the previous week; Bryan responded by saying Del Rio won his title just like every other Money in the Bank winner - when the champion was down and beaten; Bryan added that was ordinary, predictable, and pathetic; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Del Rio continued to assault Bryan's arm until Sin Cara ran out and cleared Del Rio from the ring, then hit a plancha to the floor off the top turnbuckle before tending to Bryan
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & AJ defeated Natalya Neidhart & Alicia Fox at 4:31 when Kelly pinned Fox with the K2; after the contest, Natalya argued with Alicia over the loss, with Natalya eventually knocking Fox off the apron and applying the Sharpshooter on the floor
Mark Henry won a 20-man battle royal by last eliminating Sin Cara at 16:38; stipulations stated the winner would become the #1 contender for the World Heavyweight Title; World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton sat ringside for the bout; order of elimination: Trent Barreta by Henry (0:22); Yoshi Tatsu by Henry via a clothesline (0:31); Johnny Curtis by Wade Barrett via punching him off the apron (1:05); Zack Ryder by Sin Cara (2:14); WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes by Ezekiel Jackson via a clothesline (2:39); Jackson by the Great Khali after a chop to the head (3:17); Khali by Henry by slamming him over the top rope (4:03); Heath Slater by Sheamus via a boot to the face as Slater was on the apron (4:51); after Slater's elimination, Henry, who was knocked to the floor moments earlier, slammed Slater on the ring steps; Justin Gabriel by Cara by holding onto the ring ropes while hitting a crossbody, with Gabriel falling to the floor (10:53); after Gabriel's elimination, Henry threw him over the barricade; Jimmy & Jey Uso by Sheamus (11:18); after the elimination, Henry threw one into the barricade and the other onto the commentary table; Jinder Mahal by Henry (12:13); Ted Dibiase Jr. by Henry (12:18); Tyson Kidd by Cara via a bodyscissors over the top rope (12:34); Barrett by Sheamus via a boot to the face as both men were on the apron (14:25); Sheamus by Henry via a slam over the top rope (15:23); after the bout, Henry confronted Orton on the floor as the show ended
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton & Sheamus defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio & Christian at the 8-minute mark when Orton pinned Christian with the RKO after Sheamus chased Del Rio backstage

WWE (Raw) @ Regina, Saskatchewan - Brandt Centre - August 19, 2011 (3,500)
Featured Eve hosting an in-ring dance contest in which a young fan won and got to go backstage
Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty in a non-title match after McGillicutty sustained Kingston's spin kick to the face and Bourne's Air Bourne
Zack Ryder pinned Drew McIntyre with the Rough Ryder
Santino Marella pinned Jack Swagger with the Cobra
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Alex Riley with the Zig Zag
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio pinned CM Punk after shoving him off the top rope; after the match, Punk dropped Del Rio with the Go To Sleep
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Beth Phoenix
John Morrison pinned R-Truth with Starship Pain
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when Ricardo Rodriguez ran out and hit Cena with a chair; prior to the bout, it was announced Rodriguez would be banned from ringside; after the contest, CM Punk ran out and dropped Rodriguez with the Go To Sleep as Cena dropped Del Rio with the FU

WWE @ Portland, OR - Rose Garden - August 20, 2011
Canceled due to a scheduling conflict

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome - August 20, 2011 (4,000)
Daniel Bryan defeated Wade Barrett via submission with the LeBell Lock
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) defeated Yoshi Tatsu after Khali interfered; after the match, Khali put Tatsu in the head vice
AJ & Kaitlyn defeated Rosa Mendes & Natalya Neidhart when AJ pinned Rosa
Justin Gabriel pinned Heath Slater with the 450 splash
Sheamus defeated Mark Henry via disqualification when Henry used a chair
Sin Cara (original) pinned Tyson Kidd (the real Sin Cara's return after a 30-day absence)
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes defeated Ezekiel Jackson
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian in a streetfight

WWE (Raw) @ Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Credit Union Centre - August 20, 2011 (4,400)
Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty in a non-title match
Zack Ryder pinned Drew McIntyre with the Rough Ryder
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Beth Phoenix
John Morrison pinned R-Truth with Starship Pain
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio pinned CM Punk
Santino Marella pinned Jack Swagger with the Cobra
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Alex Riley with the Zig Zag
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification; after the bout, Cena led the crowd in singing 'Happy Birthday' to Eve, who turned 27 the next day

WWE @ Medicine Hat, Alberta - Arena - August 21, 2011 (matinee)
Canceled

WWE @ Kamloops, British Columbia - Interior Savings Centre - August 21, 2011

WWE @ Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place - August 22, 2011 (7,907 paid)
Raw - included an opening segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez introduced WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio; during Del Rio's entrance, footage was shown of him attacking Rey Mysterio Jr. the previous week, with the announcement Mysterio was seriously injured and would be out for several months; following his entrance, Del Rio was interrupted by John Cena, who introduced himself by saying he would be the one to take Del Rio's title and hurt him enough to send him back to his parents' house; Cena followed by saying there was only one man that could go toe to toe with him, prompting a chant of "CM Punk" from the crowd; Punk then came out to a rousing ovation and made fun of the fact Cena wanted another title match, noting it felt like a rerun and that he beat Cena twice in high profile matches; Punk then said Del Rio, Triple H, Kevin Nash, and maybe even Jack Tunney were involved in an attempt to get after Punk and that he would be cashing in his rematch clause; Cena objected, saying he would face Del Rio for the title; Del Rio followed by saying he defended the title the previous week and wouldn't do it again in front of the Canadian crowd; moments later, Triple H walked out and said Del Rio would not face Punk or Cena later in the show but would be in the opening match; he then said Punk and Cena would compete in the main event, with the winner challenging Del Rio at Night of Champions; featured the announcement Sheamus would face Mark Henry on Smackdown; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read Smackdown was for the second straight week seen by more people than any other show on cable TV; featured an ad promoting the following week's live Smackdown, featuring stars of Raw; included an in-ring segment with Triple H in which he discussed the controversy stemming from Summer Slam and Kevin Nash's involvement, noting they talked during the week and worked everything out but he wanted to discuss it with the fans to be transparent; after Nash came out, he took exception to Punk's comments the previous week and said he would have killed him if not for the ringside security; Triple H then said Nash didn't work for the company and he couldn't have him calling out guys and trying to beat them up on his show, then asking him to leave; moments later, Punk interrupted and said they needed to get to the bottom of the text message situation, suggesting it was Stephanie McMahon; Punk then said he was a habitual line stepper and that he would kick Nash's ass; as Triple H went to intervene, Punk called him out and asked why he was so afraid of Punk being WWE World Champion; he then suggested Triple H keeps his cell phone and balls in Stephanie's purse, with Nash decking Punk before he and Triple H walked backstage and Triple H told Nash he can't get physical; following the commercial break, Triple H and Nash were shown talking backstage, with Nash telling Triple H that he had changed since putting on the suit; featured an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History;' included a backstage segment in which John Laurinaitis informed Triple H that Nash had been in a wreck and was taken to a nearby hospital; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the Rock has 969,159 Twitter followers to John Cena's 851,508 and Cena has 8,365,303 Facebook fans compared to Rock's 3,988,400; included a segment in which Santino Marella came out for a match only to be jumped from behind by Mike Mizanin and R-Truth, with the two assaulting him in the aisle before Miz dropped him with the Skull Crushing Finale in the ring; the two then took mics, with Truth talking about the WWE conspiracy and that he used to main event pay-per-views until Triple H showed up; Miz then complained about all his successes in 2011, main eventing and winning at WrestleMania, and ending up bickering with the guy from Subway; moments later, Miz said they were tired of waiting for opportunities and would now be taking them; the two then chanted "You suck" at the crowd in tune with Truth's "What's Up" theme:
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) defeated John Morrison via submission in a non-title match with the armbreaker at 12:28 after avoiding Starship Pain and ramming Morrison shoulder-first into the ringpost; after the contest, Del Rio applied the hold a second time on Morrison outside the ring
Eve (w/ WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly) pinned Nikki Bella (w/ Brie Bella) with a neckbreaker at 2:34; during Eve and Kelly's entrance, Beth Phoenix and Natalya Neidhart cut an insert promo about not wanting to be popular like Eve and Kelly, then declining to say what it is they actually wanted; after the contest, Kelly dropped Brie with the K2; moments later, Beth and Natalya appeared at the entrance stage and clapped for Eve and Kelly's win while Kelly held up her title belt
Alex Riley pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 2:03 with a roll up after avoiding a charge; prior to the bout, Vickie introduced Swagger at the entrance stage, noting she was his new manager; mid-way through the match, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler came ringside, telling Vickie she didn't need Swagger because she already had him; moments later, Ziggler accidentally caused Vickie to fall down, with Swagger taking exception to it and briefly yelling at Ziggler; after the contest, Ziggler went backstage and told Vickie to come with him
Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated WWE Tag Team Champions David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty at 5:06 when Bourne pinned Otunga with the Shooting Star Press to win the titles; following the commercial break, Josh Matthews conducted a backstage interview with Kingston & Bourne regarding their title win, with Zack Ryder, Aksana, Titus O'Neil and more celebrating and pouring champagne on the new champions
John Cena pinned CM Punk with the FU at 14:29 after Punk became distracted by Kevin Nash at ringside; WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio sat ringside for the bout, as well as John Laurinaitis; stipulations stated the winner would challenge Del Rio at Night of Champions; prior to the bout, Cena threw his shirt into the crowd three times before the fans stopped throwing it back; during the bout, Cena applied the Crippler Crossface on Punk; after the fall, Del Rio immediately attacked Cena until Laurinaitis pulled Del Rio away; moments later, Del Rio pulled away, hit Cena with the title belt, and assaulted him on the floor as the show ended
WWE Superstars - 8/25/11 - featured an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read in the past year WWE superstars have performed in more than 200 cities including London, Mexico City, Rome, Istanbul, Munich, and Shanghai; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; included the announcement Bret Hart would serve as general manager of Smackdown the following night and that Sheamus would face Mark Henry; featured the Brodus Clay vs. Pete Gibson and Justin Gabriel vs. JTG matches taped 8/23/11 in Calgary, Alberta:
Sheamus pinned Heath Slater at 5:55 with the crucifix powerbomb after kicking Slater in the face as Slater came off the top; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout; during his entrance, Slater blamed Sheamus for eliminating him from the recent battle royal and costing him a shot against World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton (Slater's debut with new entrance music)
Daniel Bryan defeated Drew McIntyre via submission with the guillotine choke at 10:52; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout

WWE @ Calgary, Alberta - Scotiabank Saddledome - August 23, 2011 (9,000)
Wade Barrett defeated Bo Rotundo
Trent Barreta defeated Tyson Kidd
Maxine defeated AJ
WWE Superstars - 8/25/11: Brodus Clay pinned Pete Gibson with a crossbody after splashing Gibson in the corner at 1:07; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 8/25/11: Justin Gabriel pinned JTG at 6:12 with a sunset flip into a powerbomb off the top and the 450 splash; Matt Striker & Jack Korpela provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 8/26/11 - featured an opening segment in which Bret Hart was introduced, with Hart saying Teddy Long couldn't make it to the show and Triple H had made him the guest general manager for the show; Hart then said the following week's live Tuesday Smackdown would feature names from Raw and Smackdown, with the main event being World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton vs. Mark Henry; moments later, Christian interrupted and said Edge was the reason he lost at Summer Slam, citing that Edge's comments distracted him, and said he wanted his contractual rematch with Orton for the live Smackdown; Hart responded by saying Edge's advice was the best anyone could give him and that Christian was becoming an embarassment to the fans, his friends and family, and even Canada; Christian responded by saying Hart was dressed up like he was 25 and couldn't let go of the fact his career was over, then handing Hart a note from his legal team that read no one could get a title shot before Christian; Hart then said Christian could get his match, but it would be a steel cage match so he couldn't have any more excuses; Henry then walked out and told Hart that he earned his title shot and someone would get hurt if he didn't get it, then adding he wanted the winner of the cage match before threatening Hart; moments later, Sheamus walked out and told a story about how his uncle had to castrate a bull, saying he might have to do the same to Henry; the two then fought in the ring until Sheamus cleared the ring; included an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History;' featured a backstage promo by Aksana in which she promoted the following week's live Smackdown; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read that, for the second consecutive week, more people watched Smackdown the previous week than any other show on cable TV; featured an ad promoting 'The Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century;' included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has published 23 books that have been New York Times bestsellers; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Jinder Mahal, with the Great Khali, in which Mahal said he reeducated Khali after acting out of turn the previous week during the battle royal and that Khali would prove himself by facing Ezekiel Jackson; included Todd Grisham conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his upcoming steel cage title defense against Christian the following week; featured a vignette on Henry:
Christian pinned Daniel Bryan at 12:05 with the Killswitch after avoiding a charge in the corner; during his entrance; a vignette on Bryan aired focusing on his WWE career and Money in the Bank win
Wade Barrett fought an unknown to a no contest; prior to the bout, Barrett took the mic and said he had shacken the WWE to its core more than once and it was beneath him as a man and as a competitor to face his no-name opponent; Barrett then walked out of the match
Sin Cara pinned Heath Slater at 1:27 with a senton into the ring followed by a springboard moonsault; prior to the bout, it was announced Sin Cara would face WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio on the following week's live show; the match was wrestled under orange and blue lights
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes and his attendants) in a non-title match at 11:12 with the RKO after avoiding a clothesline; prior to the bout, Rhodes cut a promo saying he performs miracles, like elevating the WWE IC title and the career of Dibiase; after the contest, Rhodes helped Dibiase to his feet before then dropping him with Crossroads; moments later, Rhodes put a paper bag over Dibiase's head
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Tamina in a non-title match with the K2 at 2:47; during Kelly's entrance, Natalya Neidhart cut an insert promo on Kelly in which she said Kelly was a doll and she doesn't play with dolls
Ezekiel Jackson defeated the Great Khali (w/ Jinder Mahal) via submission with the torture rack at 2:53 after Khali accidentally chopped Mahal off the apron when Mahal interfered behind the referee's back
Sheamus defeated Mark Henry via count-out at 7:35 after kicking Henry across the commentary table as the two fought on the floor; after the contest, Henry tipped over the table and briefly fought with Sheamus before catching him coming off the apron and ramming him into the apron; Sheamus countered by sending Henry into the ring post, with Henry then dropping Sheamus with the powerslam onto the ring steps
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian in a streetfight; Bret Hart was the guest referee for the bout; after the match, Hart put Christian in the Sharpshooter

WWE (Raw) @ Jackson, MS - Mississippi Coliseum - August 26, 2011 (9,200; sell out)
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan pinned Zack Ryder
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Brie & Nikki Bella
Santino Marella pinned Jack Swagger
CM Punk pinned R-Truth
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Drew McIntyre and Alex Riley by pinning McIntyre
John Morrison pinned Ted Dibiase Jr.; Dibiase played a babyface since he grew up in Jackson
John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin

WWE (Raw) @ Memphis, TN - Fed-Ex Forum - August 27, 2011 (7,500)
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Brie & Nikki Bella
Jerry Lawler (sub. for Zack Ryder) pinned Jack Swagger with the flying fist drop; prior to the bout, Swagger jumped Ryder, attacked him, and then cut a promo saying there were no real men for him to face in Memphis, with Lawler then appearing
Mason Ryan pinned Santino Marella
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Alex Riley with the Zig Zag
John Morrison pinned Drew McIntyre with Starship Pain
CM Punk pinned R-Truth with the Go To Sleep
John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Cape Girardeau, MO - Show Me Center - August 27, 2011 (2,300)
Christian, Natalya Neidhart, and Tyson Kidd did not appear due to travel issues; included an in-ring promo by Harley Race, the guest for the show, who then introduced Ted Dibiase Jr. and said he was one of his wrestling students now living the dream
Daniel Bryan defeated Wade Barrett via submission with the LeBell Lock
Brodus Clay pinned Johnny Curtis with a crossbody off the top
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater via submission with the Torture Rack
Sin Cara pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with the moonsault from the middle rope
AJ pinned Tamina
Sheamus defeated Mark Henry via disqualification when Henry used a chair
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes (sub. for Christian) with the RKO; the bout against Christian was advertised as a streetfight; after the match, Christian, who finally arrived to the arena, attacked Orton only for Ted Dibiase Jr. to make the save

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Springfield, MO - Hammons Arena - August 28, 2011 (2,500)
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd
Johnny Curtis pinned Brodus Clay
AJ & Kaitlyn defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina; after the bout, Natalya and Tamina argued over the loss and had to be pulled apart
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater via submission with the Torture Rack; prior to the bout, Harley Race and Teddy Long addressed the fans until Aksana and Slater came out, with Slater threatening Race until Jackson made the save
Daniel Bryan defeated Wade Barrett via submission with the LeBell Lock
Sheamus defeated Mark Henry via disqualification when Henry used a chair
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase Jr.
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian in a streetfight with the RKO after Ted Dibiase Jr. countered the interference by WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes; the fans chose the stipulation

WWE (Raw) @ Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena - August 28, 2011 (5,400)
Featured an in-ring promo by R-Truth
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan pinned Zack Ryder
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Brie & Nikki Bella
Santino Marella pinned Jack Swagger after hitting the Cobra
CM Punk pinned R-Truth with the Go To Sleep
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Alex Riley with the Zig Zag; prior to the bout, Ziggler came out dressed as Shawn Michaels and said Michaels was a quitter and he was the new showstopper
John Morrison pinned Drew McIntyre with the Flying Chuck and Starship Pain
John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU after the 20-minute mark

WWE @ Topeka, KS - August 29, 2011
Canceled

WWE @ Tulsa, OK - BOK Center - August 29, 2011
Alex Riley pinned Drew McIntyre
R-Truth pinned John Morrison
Raw - featured an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he said it was his job to get the best out of the WWE for the fans, then adding he would have Smackdown stars join Raw for the forseeable future for Raw Supershow; he then asked for Kevin Nash to come out and explain why he lied to him the previous week; moments later, CM Punk came out instead, mockingly clapping for Triple H, and then telling Triple H to admit that he was behind everything with Nash; Nash then came out to the nWo B-team music, admitting he lied about being in a wreck because Triple H wouldn't let him take care of things; Nash then said it wasn't really him that Punk was insulting week after week - it was Triple H and Stephanie McMahon; Nash then asked Triple H what kind of man he was; Triple H then said Nash lied to his face and told him to leave and not come back; Nash then added John Laurinaitis signed him to a WWE contract the previous week, adding he could sit at home and get paid for the guaranteed money; moments later, Punk faked vomitting and said 'Clique' was the sound of the fans changing the channel and the sound of Nash's knees when he walked; Nash then said since he was now part of the company, he wanted a match with Punk; Punk then goaded Triple H until the match was made official for Night of Champions, with Triple H saying he had two words for the both of them, with the crowd saying "Suck it;" included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with John Cena regarding the attack he sustained the previous week from WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, with Cena walking out to the ring without saying a word; featured an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History;' included a “Did you know?” graphic which read WWE provides Raw, NXT, Smackdown, and pay-per-views to the American Forces Network, which is broadcast to military bases in 175 countries and U.S. Navy ships at sea; featured an in-ring promo by John Cena on WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, comparing what Del Rio says to what he does; moments later, Henry came out and talked about his long list of victims, saying Cena would join the list and that Henry would soon win the World Heavyweight Title; Christian then interrupted and said Cena was an embarassment, with Cena challenging them both; moments later, Sheamus ran out and helped Cena clear the ring; moments later, Laurinaitis was shown backstage talking with referee Charles Robinson about booking the tag team match; Triple H then walked in and said he already made the match and Laurinaitis needed to remember that he was his boss; included a graphic on how to donate to the American Red Cross to help with Hurricane Irene relief; featured an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' included a vignette on Alex Riley regarding growing up a WWE fan and breaking away from Mike Mizanin; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; included the announcement Cena would face Wade Barrett and Punk would face the Great Khali the following night on Smackdown:
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 12:26 with the RKO after throwing Ziggler up in the air during a reversal; during Orton's entrance, a brief vignette aired on Ziggler; Jack Swagger was shown watching on backstage during and after the bout
CM Punk defeated Mike Mizanin via disqualification at 13:55 when R-Truth interfered; during his entrance, Miz cut a promo from the entrance stage in which he talked about the "garbage" that Punk said earlier, then adding while Punk claimed to be the best wrestler in the world, he was the most must-see WWE champion of all time and he was done being overlooked; after the bout, Punk fought off both men on the floor, eventually hitting the Go To Sleep on Truth inside the ring before Kevin Nash walked out; moments later, Miz jumped Punk from behind and double teamed him with Truth beofre Nash dropped Punk with the powerbomb; Nash then did a remote control clicking motion with his hand while mocking Punk
Sin Cara pinned Jack Swagger at 2:55 with a springboard senton into the ring and moonsault from the middle rope after Swagger became distracted by WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler on the apron; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; Vickie Guerrero appeared ringside at the 1-minute mark, followed by Ziggler a minute later, who repeatedly told Vickie to go backstage with him before then jumping on the apron
WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty at 2:24 when Kingston pinned McGillicutty with the spin kick to the face; prior to the match, the new champions were referred to as Air Boom; after the contest, Otunga & McGillicutty confronted Jerry Lawler at the commentary table for his constant insults towards them, with Otunga eventually yanking off Lawler's headset
Brie Bella (w/ Nikki Bella) defeated WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) in a non-title match at 2:09 when Nikki switched places behind the referee's back and pinned Kelly after hitting a facebuster; during the bout, Beth Phoenix and Natalya Neidhart were shown watching on backstage, saying they should be the ones out there wrestling and that the Bellas were as much at fault as Kelly and Eve for the current divas division
John Cena & Sheamus defeated Christian & Mark Henry at 6:43 when Cena pinned Christian with the FU after Sheamus kicked Christian in the face; Sheamus's ribs were heavily taped for the bout; after the contest, Triple H was shown watching on backstage, with CM Punk walking in and Triple H telling him that the match with Kevin Nash had been canceled and that Punk would instead be facing him at Night of Champions

WWE @ St. Joseph, MO - Civic Arena - August 29, 2011
Canceled

WWE @ Wichita, KS - Intrust Bank Arena - August 30, 2011 (3,540 paid)
Super Smackdown - shown live - featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Mark Henry regarding facing the World Heavyweight Champion at Night of Champions and the upcoming steel cage match between champion Randy Orton and Christian; included an ad promoting the next episode of 'Ghost Hunters;' featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne regarding their title win and title defense the night before, during which Kingston spoke about legendary tag teams before them like the Legion of Doom, Rockers, Harlem Heat, and more; included footage of Sheamus speaking to a school in Bridgeport, CT about not being a bully; featured a 'Did you know?' graphic which listed the longest running episodic TV shows in history: Raw - 953, Gunsmoke - 633, Smackdown - 628, Lassie - 588, and The Simpsons - 486; included a video package recapping the Orton / Christian rivalry dating back to Money in the Bank; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Christian regarding his upcoming title defense against Orton; included an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History;' featured an in-ring segment in which Teddy Long introduced Triple H for the contract signing between he and CM Punk; Triple H then took the mic and explained he canceled the scheduled Punk vs. Kevin Nash match and the WWE board of directors allowed him to have his one match with Punk; Punk then came out, then saying the segment was not necessary because Triple H was COO and already announced it; Triple H then said Punk had disrespected him, WWE, his wife, and father-in-law while he bent over backwards to get Punk his new theme music and T-shirt; Punk responded by saying Triple H wasn't the right man for the job because he, like Vince, can't seperate personal and professional issues and that he didn't hate WWE, he loved it; Punk then said he recognizes when things suck and wants things better for everyone; Triple H said Punk only wanted to get himself elevated, with Punk saying - at his core - he is a fan and wanted to make this place fun again; Punk then said Vince lost touch a long time ago, as Triple H had, while Punk wants change; Triple H followed by saying it was beyond business and that it was personal; Kevin Nash then walked out, with Triple H holding Punk back as Nash entered the ring; Punk and Nash then fought, with Triple H shoving Punk leading to Nash kicking Punk in the face; Nash then shoved Triple H to the mat before leaving the ring; following the commercial break, Striker attempted to interview Nash backstage but Nash walked off; included an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured the results of a WWE.com poll in which the fans said Orton has the advantage in the cage, 85 percent to Christian's 15 percent; featured an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' included a 'Did you know?' graphic which read WWE programming is available in more than 600 million homes and 30 different languages:
John Cena pinned Wade Barrett with the FU at 3:16; prior to the bout, Cena said all the stars of Raw, Smackdown, Saturday Night's Main Event, Nitro, Afterburn, Velocity, and Smoky Mountain Wrestling; Cena then said even XFL stars were around, then adding that was even worse than the Shockmaster; Cena then called out WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, with Ricardo Rodriguez walking out instead; Rodriguez then said he had a message from Del Rio, saying Cena would have to wait until Night of Champions; after Rodriguez repeatedly chanted ADR's name, Cena punched him in the face; Barrett then walked out and said he used to own Cena and would do so again, with the two then further discussing their pending match
Sin Cara pinned Daniel Bryan with a springboard senton and moonsault from the middle turnbuckle at 5:01; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the bout, Sin Cara shook Bryan's hand before then kicking him in the face
Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart defeated WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Alicia Fox at 2:03 when Beth pinned Alicia with the Glam Slam; Aksana served as the guest ring announcer for the bout
Sheamus defeated the Great Khali (w/ Jinder Mahal) via disqualification at 2:49 when Mahal interfered; Sheamus's ribs were heavily taped for the bout; after the match, Khali threw Sheamus to the floor before then accidentally chopping the ringpost when Sheamus moved out of the way; moments later, Mahal assaulted Sheamus before Sheamus rebounded and dropped him with the crucifix powerbomb
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian in a steel cage match at 18:35 following an RKO off the top rope; after the bout, Mark Henry entered the cage and fought with Orton; Henry quickly dominated the fight, finishing Orton with a splash, ramming his head into the cage, and then the powerbomb

WWE @ Wichita, KS - Intrust Bank Arena - August 30, 2011
Super Smackdown - shown live - featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Mark Henry regarding facing the World Heavyweight Champion at Night of Champions and the upcoming steel cage match between champion Randy Orton and Christian; included an ad promoting the next episode of 'Ghost Hunters;' featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne regarding their title win and title defense the night before, during which Kingston spoke about legendary tag teams before them like the Legion of Doom, Rockers, Harlem Heat, and more; included footage of Sheamus speaking to a school in Bridgeport, CT about not being a bully; featured a 'Did you know?' graphic which listed the longest running episodic TV shows in history: Raw - 953, Gunsmoke - 633, Smackdown - 628, Lassie - 588, and The Simpsons - 486; included a video package recapping the Orton / Christian rivalry dating back to Money in the Bank; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Christian regarding his upcoming title defense against Orton; included an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History;' featured an in-ring segment in which Teddy Long introduced Triple H for the contract signing between he and CM Punk; Triple H then took the mic and explained he canceled the scheduled Punk vs. Kevin Nash match and the WWE board of directors allowed him to have his one match with Punk; Punk then came out, then saying the segment was not necessary because Triple H was COO and already announced it; Triple H then said Punk had disrespected him, WWE, his wife, and father-in-law while he bent over backwards to get Punk his new theme music and T-shirt; Punk responded by saying Triple H wasn't the right man for the job because he, like Vince, can't seperate personal and professional issues and that he didn't hate WWE, he loved it; Punk then said he recognizes when things suck and wants things better for everyone; Triple H said Punk only wanted to get himself elevated, with Punk saying - at his core - he is a fan and wanted to make this place fun again; Punk then said Vince lost touch a long time ago, as Triple H had, while Punk wants change; Triple H followed by saying it was beyond business and that it was personal; Kevin Nash then walked out, with Triple H holding Punk back as Nash entered the ring; Punk and Nash then fought, with Triple H shoving Punk leading to Nash kicking Punk in the face; Nash then shoved Triple H to the mat before leaving the ring; following the commercial break, Striker attempted to interview Nash backstage but Nash walked off; included an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured the results of a WWE.com poll in which the fans said Orton has the advantage in the cage, 85 percent to Christian's 15 percent; featured an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' included a 'Did you know?' graphic which read WWE programming is available in more than 600 million homes and 30 different languages:
John Cena pinned Wade Barrett with the FU at 3:16; prior to the bout, Cena said all the stars of Raw, Smackdown, Saturday Night's Main Event, Nitro, Afterburn, Velocity, and Smoky Mountain Wrestling; Cena then said even XFL stars were around, then adding that was even worse than the Shockmaster; Cena then called out WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, with Ricardo Rodriguez walking out instead; Rodriguez then said he had a message from Del Rio, saying Cena would have to wait until Night of Champions; after Rodriguez repeatedly chanted ADR's name, Cena punched him in the face; Barrett then walked out and said he used to own Cena and would do so again, with the two then further discussing their pending match
Sin Cara pinned Daniel Bryan with a springboard senton and moonsault from the middle turnbuckle at 5:01; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the bout, Sin Cara shook Bryan's hand before then kicking him in the face
Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart defeated WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Alicia Fox at 2:03 when Beth pinned Alicia with the Glam Slam; Aksana served as the guest ring announcer for the bout
Sheamus defeated the Great Khali (w/ Jinder Mahal) via disqualification at 2:49 when Mahal interfered; Sheamus's ribs were heavily taped for the bout; after the match, Khali threw Sheamus to the floor before then accidentally chopping the ringpost when Sheamus moved out of the way; moments later, Mahal assaulted Sheamus before Sheamus rebounded and dropped him with the crucifix powerbomb
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian in a steel cage match at 18:35 following an RKO off the top rope; after the bout, Mark Henry entered the cage and fought with Orton; Henry quickly dominated the fight, finishing Orton with a splash, ramming his head into the cage, and then the powerslam;

WWE @ Wichita, KS - Intrust Bank Arena - August 30, 2011
Super Smackdown - shown live - featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Mark Henry regarding facing the World Heavyweight Champion at Night of Champions and the upcoming steel cage match between champion Randy Orton and Christian; included an ad promoting the next episode of 'Ghost Hunters;' featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne regarding their title win and title defense the night before, during which Kingston spoke about legendary tag teams before them like the Legion of Doom, Rockers, Harlem Heat, and more; included footage of Sheamus speaking to a school in Bridgeport, CT about not being a bully; featured a 'Did you know?' graphic which listed the longest running episodic TV shows in history: Raw - 953, Gunsmoke - 633, Smackdown - 628, Lassie - 588, and The Simpsons - 486; included a video package recapping the Orton / Christian rivalry dating back to Money in the Bank; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Christian regarding his upcoming title defense against Orton; included an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History;' featured an in-ring segment in which Teddy Long introduced Triple H for the contract signing between he and CM Punk; Triple H then took the mic and explained he canceled the scheduled Punk vs. Kevin Nash match and the WWE board of directors allowed him to have his one match with Punk; Punk then came out, then saying the segment was not necessary because Triple H was COO and already announced it; Triple H then said Punk had disrespected him, WWE, his wife, and father-in-law while he bent over backwards to get Punk his new theme music and T-shirt; Punk responded by saying Triple H wasn't the right man for the job because he, like Vince, can't seperate personal and professional issues and that he didn't hate WWE, he loved it; Punk then said he recognizes when things suck and wants things better for everyone; Triple H said Punk only wanted to get himself elevated, with Punk saying - at his core - he is a fan and wanted to make this place fun again; Punk then said Vince lost touch a long time ago, as Triple H had, while Punk wants change; Triple H followed by saying it was beyond business and that it was personal; Kevin Nash then walked out, with Triple H holding Punk back as Nash entered the ring; Punk and Nash then fought, with Triple H shoving Punk leading to Nash kicking Punk in the face; Nash then shoved Triple H to the mat before leaving the ring; following the commercial break, Striker attempted to interview Nash backstage but Nash walked off; included an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured the results of a WWE.com poll in which the fans said Orton has the advantage in the cage, 85 percent to Christian's 15 percent; featured an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' included a 'Did you know?' graphic which read WWE programming is available in more than 600 million homes and 30 different languages:
John Cena pinned Wade Barrett with the FU at 3:16; prior to the bout, Cena said all the stars of Raw, Smackdown, Saturday Night's Main Event, Nitro, Afterburn, Velocity, and Smoky Mountain Wrestling; Cena then said even XFL stars were around, then adding that was even worse than the Shockmaster; Cena then called out WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, with Ricardo Rodriguez walking out instead; Rodriguez then said he had a message from Del Rio, saying Cena would have to wait until Night of Champions; after Rodriguez repeatedly chanted ADR's name, Cena punched him in the face; Barrett then walked out and said he used to own Cena and would do so again, with the two then further discussing their pending match
Sin Cara pinned Daniel Bryan with a springboard senton and moonsault from the middle turnbuckle at 5:01; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the bout, Sin Cara shook Bryan's hand before then kicking him in the face
Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart defeated WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Alicia Fox at 2:03 when Beth pinned Alicia with the Glam Slam; Aksana served as the guest ring announcer for the bout
Sheamus defeated the Great Khali (w/ Jinder Mahal) via disqualification at 2:49 when Mahal interfered; Sheamus's ribs were heavily taped for the bout; after the match, Khali threw Sheamus to the floor before then accidentally chopping the ringpost when Sheamus moved out of the way; moments later, Mahal assaulted Sheamus before Sheamus rebounded and dropped him with the crucifix powerbomb
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian in a steel cage match at 18:35 following an RKO off the top rope; after the bout, Mark Henry entered the cage and fought with Orton; Henry quickly dominated the fight, finishing Orton with a splash, ramming his head into the cage, and then the powerslam; moments later, Henry held up the title belt as the show ended

- 8/31/11: Santino Marella sustained a separated shoulder in a car wreck in Toronto.

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Nimes, France - Arena - September 1, 2011 (5,500)
Christian won a battle royal; other participants included Yoshi Tatsu, Brodus Clay, Sheamus, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, the Great Khali, Wade Barrett, and Daniel Bryan; stipulations stated the winner would earn a World Heavyweight Title shot later in the show
Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart
Jinder Mahal defeated Ezekiel Jackson
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd
Mark Henry defeated Daniel Bryan
Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett with the boot to the face
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian with the RKO as the challenger came off the middle turnbuckle

WWE (Raw) @ Hato Rey, Puerto Rico - Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum - September 2, 2011 (11,000; 10,635 paid)
John Morrison & WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth at around the 20-minute mark when Bourne scored the pin with Air Bourne; after the bout, Mason Ryan attacked Bourne and Morrison
Zack Ryder defeated Mason Ryan at around the 5-minute mark
Jack Swagger defeated Percy Watson at around the 10-minute mark via submission with the ankle lock
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio pinned CM Punk at around the 15-minute mark after Ricardo Rodriguez caused Punk to fall off the top rope
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Beth Phoenix; after the bout, Kelly and guest hostess Eve held a dance contest with four young fans
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Alex Riley and Primo Colon at around the 15-minute mark by pinning Riley after Primo hit the Back Stabber on Riley and Ziggler threw Primo to the floor; after the contest, Primo hit the move on Ziggler
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification at around the 18-minute mark when Ricardo Rodriguez interfered and hit Cena with a chair; Rodriguez had been ejected earlier in the bout; after the match, CM Punk ran out and hit the Go To Sleep as Cena hit the FU on the other two; after Cena and Punk celebrated, Cena left the ring while Punk carried the Puerto Rico flag and continued to celebrate with the fans

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Geneva, Switzerland - Arena - September 2, 2011 (4,500)
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater via submission with the Torture Rack
Jinder Mahal & the Great Khali defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso when Mahal scored the pin
Alicia Fox pinned Natalya Neidhart with a roll up
Daniel Bryan defeated Wade Barrett via submission with the LeBell Lock
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification when Rhodes used his mask as a weapon
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton & Sheamus defeated Christian & Mark Henry when Orton pinned Christian with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Trenton, NJ - Sun National Bank Center - September 3, 2011 (5,700)
After the show, gunshots were fired in the parking lot, with several wrestlers having to be rushed back into the arena
WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated R-Truth & Mike Mizanin when Bourne pinned Truth with the Air Bourne
Percy Watson pinned Primo Colon
Alex Riley pinned Jack Swagger with a cradle out of an ankle lock attempt
Mason Ryan pinned Zack Ryder
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio pinned CM Punk after Ricardo Rodriguez caused the challenger to crotch himself on the top rope; after the bout, Punk dropped Del Rio with the Go To Sleep; during the segment, Punk cut a promo telling the fans they should be proud of how they survived the hurricane and thanked them for coming to the show
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly defeated Beth Phoenix
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison with the Zig Zag
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when Ricardo Rodriguez interfered

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Paris, France - Bercy Arena - September 3, 2011 (13,000)
Christian won a battle royal by last eliminating Daniel Bryan; other participants included Yoshi Tatsu, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Brodus Clay, Heath Slater, the Great Khali, and others; stipulations stated the winner would earn a World Heavyweight Title shot later in the show
Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd
Jinder Mahal (w/ the Great Khali) defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett with the boot to the face
Mark Henry pinned Ezekiel Jackson with the powerslam
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Daniel Bryan with the Crossroads
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Christian with the RKO

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Paris, France - Bercy Arena - September 4, 2011 (5,700)
Daniel Bryan defeated Wade Barrett via submission with the LeBell Lock
The Great Khali & Jinder Mahal defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso
Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater via submission with the Torture Rack after a matter of seconds
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton & Sheamus defeated Christian & Mark Henry
Brodus Clay pinned Yoshi Tatsu with a crossbody
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a Best 2 out of 3 falls match; fall #3: Dibiase won via disqualification; after the bout, Sin Cara, Jimmy & Jey Uso made the save for Dibiase

WWE (Raw) @ Wheeling, WV - WesBanco Arena - September 4, 2011 (3,500)
Moved from 6/4/11
WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated R-Truth & Mike Mizanin when Bourne pinned Truth with the Air Bourne
Percy Watson pinned Primo Colon
Alex Riley pinned Jack Swagger with a cradle out of an ankle lock attempt
Mason Ryan pinned Zack Ryder
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio pinned CM Punk after Ricardo Rodriguez caused the challenger to crotch himself on the top rope; after the bout, Punk dropped Del Rio with the Go To Sleep
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly defeated Beth Phoenix
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison with the Zig Zag
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when Ricardo Rodriguez interfered; after the bout, CM Punk made the save and began singing John Denver's "Country Roads," eventually letting Cena finish; moments later, Cena left ringside, with Punk then shaking hands and signing autographs to end the show

WWE @ Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena - September 5, 2011 (7,000)
Drew McIntyre pinned Primo Colon
Raw SuperShow - Labor Day - featured an opening in-ring segment in which CM Punk came out, sat in the ring, and said he was different - he spoke differently, he walked differently - and that tends to piss people off; Punk then mentioned he was facing R-Truth later in the show but would rather kick Kevin Nash in the face; he went on to say Nash had the same music since 1996 and the same dyed hair since the first Gulf War, adding he knew Nash and Triple H were still best buddies; moments later, Punk called for Nash to come out and face him like a man, with Nash eventually walking out to the entrance stage and saying he does what he wants when he wants; Punk followed by mentioning every gimmick Nash has had, including Super Shredder, and said Nash won his first world title the same year Justin Bieber was born and Punk couldn't yet legally drive; as Nash approached the ring, Triple H came out, with Nash telling Triple H to get rid of Punk; Triple H then entered the ring and said he got footage from security at the Staples Center; Triple H then said Nash himself was responsible for sending the text, as he was caught going into Triple H's locker room at the same time he supposedly got the text; Nash then admitted to sending the text, saying he made the WWE cool again; Triple H agreed it was time to get rid of somebody, and implied it would be Nash; after Nash discussed pushing Triple H the previous week, and did so again, Triple H decked him and told him he was fired before then leaving the ring; Punk then pointed and laughed at Nash before saying "Best of luck in your future endevours;" following the commercial break, John Laurinaitis was shown leaving in a limo with Nash; included footage of WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez arriving to the arena; featured the announcement The Rock surpassed 1 million followers on Twitter, with Jerry Lawler then saying Survivor Series "would be electrifying;" included a backstage segment with Drew McIntyre and Christian in which they talked about wanting title shots, with Del Rio and Rodriguez then walking in and Del Rio trying to talk Christian into taking out John Cena, saying it was Cena's fault he lost to World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton the previous week on Smackdown; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Facebook fans than the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, MLB, UFC, Pepsi, and Nike; included Wade Barrett talking backstage with Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins, with Del Rio and Rodriguez walking in and trying to talk Barrett into taking out Cena; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network, coming in 2012; included a backstage segment with Del Rio, alongside Rodriguez, and WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, with Del Rio trying to talk Ziggler into taking out Cena; after Ziggler made a comment about Del Rio not being at the show the previous week, Nikki & Brie Bella walked up to ADR fawning over him; Del Rio then told Ziggler that maybe Vickie Guerrero wasn't looking at Jack Swagger to add to her stable but because she wanted someone to fight for her; featured footage of Sheamus speaking to a school in Bridgeport, CT about not being a bully; included a backstage segment with Zack Ryder celebrating with Cena, as Ryder filmed for 'Z: True Long Island Story;' during the segment, Cena made fun of those who wear their sunglasses indoors, a subtle remark directed towards the Rock; featured an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Super Smackdown Live was the #1 primetime show on all of cable TV:
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Jinder Mahal & the Great Khali in a non-title match at 3:15 when Bourne pinned Mahal with the Air Bourne after Khali accidentally chopped Mahal in the head when Kofi moved out of the way
Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) pinned Eve with the Glam Slam at 2:03; WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly and Natalya provided guest commentary for the bout; stipulations stated the winner would challenge Kelly at Night of Champions; after the contest, Natalya jumped Kelly from behiind on the floor before joining Beth in the ring
CM Punk pinned R-Truth (w/ Mike Mizanin) with the Go To Sleep at 9:45; during his entrance, Truth cut a promo on Punk calling himself different, with Truth saying he has been speaking the truth his entire life; Truth then said maybe he needed to be a good R-Truth and buy a ticket to Night of Champions; moments later, Miz joined him, said Triple H wasn't doing his job right, and set up a match for he and Truth to face WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston at Night of Champions; during the match, it was noted Miz would soon host a Sirius radio show; during the final minute of the contest, Miz was ejected after the referee caught him grabbing Punk's foot from the floor; after the match, Triple H walked out to the ring, with Punk taking the mic and saying he didn't buy that Triple H and Kevin Nash were at odds; Triple H followed by saying he didn't care and he had changed their match to a No DQ match, adding he would hurt Punk and might fire him too; Punk stopped Triple H from leaving, calling him the "Cerebral AssAssin," and adding that if Punk wins, Triple H has to resign as COO; Triple H agreed and left the ring
Jerry Lawler & Zack Ryder (mystery partner) defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty at 2:08 when Ryder pinned Otunga with the Rough Ryder after Lawler hit the fistdrop off the top; during his entrance, Lawler cut a promo saying he never said his opponents weren't good athletes, just that they didn't have any charisma; he then added his tag team partner had a lot of it, with a video montage then airing of Ryder
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned Heath Slater in a non-title match with the RKO at 2:56
John Cena, John Morrison, Sheamus, & Alex Riley defeated Wade Barrett, Christian, Jack Swagger, & WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler in an impromptu elimination match at around the 19-minute mark; prior to the bout, Cena cut an in-ring promo in which he called out WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, with ADR saying he was not in the ring because he was protecting Cena; he then called for "the rudos of Raw" to appear, with Ziggler, Barrett, Christian, Swagger, attacking Cena; moments later, Riley, Morrison, and Sheamus ran out to make the save, with Teddy Long then setting up an immediate match; Swagger forced Morrison to submit to the ankle lock at around the 4-minute mark after Morrison sustained Ziggler's sleeper; moments later, Vickie Guerrero appeared ringside; Swagger forced Riley to submit with the ankle lock at around the 10-minute mark after a bomb off the ropes; Sheamus pinned Barrett with the boot to the face at around the 13:30 mark; Christian and Sheamus fought to a double count-out at around the 15-minute mark when Sheamus chased Christian into the crowd and then up the ramp; late in the match, there were dueling chants of "Let's go Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Cena pinned Ziggler with the FU at around the 19-minute mark after Ziggler tagged himself into the bout; Cena forced Swagger to submit with the STFU after reversing the ankle lock; after the match, Del Rio attempted to attack Cena but Cena fought him off (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE Superstars - 9/8/11 - featured an ad for 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; included footage of Sheamus speaking to a school in Bridgeport, CT about not being a bully; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network coming in 2012; included an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' featured the Alicia Fox vs. Tamina, Brodus Clay vs. Allen Turner, and Daniel Bryan vs. Heath Slater matches taped 9/6/11 in Toledo, OH:
Mason Ryan pinned JTG at 3:09 with a pumphandle powerslam; Ryan worked the match as a babyface; featured Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews on commentary
Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins defeated Percy Watson & Titus O'Neil when Reks pinned O'Neil at 3:47 with a powerslam / neckbreaker combo behind the referee's back; featured Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews on commentary

WWE @ Toledo, OH - Huntington Center - September 6, 2011 (3,200; 1,600 paid)
Trent Barreta pinned Johnny Curtis
Titus O'Neil & AJ defeated Derrick Bateman & Maxine
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Tyson Kidd
William Regal defeated Darren Young
WWE Superstars - 9/8/11: Alicia Fox pinned Tamina with the scissors kick at 4:29 after avoiding the splash off the top; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 9/8/11: Brodus Clay pinned Allen Turner with the running crossbody at 1:24; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 9/8/11: Daniel Bryan defeated Heath Slater via submission with a jumping DDT into the guillotine choke at 12:13; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 9/9/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Mark Henry regarding his "Hall of Pain," saying he would induct World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton at Night of Champions and take the title; moments later, Zack Ryder interrupted and, as Teddy Long's assistant, informed Henry that both he and Orton would be in action later in the show, adding neither he or Orton could interfere in each other's matches; moments later, Henry stopped Ryder from leaving the ring and asked him who he thought would win at Night of Champions, with Ryder jokingly saying Beth Phoenix has the number of WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly; Ryder then said he knew he couldn't answer that because if he said Orton, Henry would lay him out; Henry then implied he would have to attack Ryder, with Ryder landing several shots before sustaining Henry's powerslam; included an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long speaking on the phone before Aksana walked in and asked whether she could be a guest ring announcer again, with Long getting flustered and going to check on the injured Zack Ryder; included a vignette on WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes to promote his match later in the show against Orton; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his upcoming match with Rhodes and facing Henry at Night of Champions; included an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Super Smackdown Live was the #1 primetime show on all of cable TV; included an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; featured a look at Edge's appearance on 'Haven' later that night on SyFy; included the announcement the Rock passed 1 million Twitter followers; featured the announcement Edge would appear the following week:
Mark Henry pinned Ezekiel Jackson with the powerslam at 2:59
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd at 3:34 with the springboard senton and moonsault from the middle rope; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the bout, Josh Mathtews entered the ring and asked Sin Cara about his actions the previous week against Daniel Bryan, adding he didn't know if Sin Cara could understand him since he doesn't speak English; moments later, Sin Cara explained his actions in both clear English and Spanish, saying his actions were the true Sin Cara; moments later, Bryan interrupted and said Sin Cara's kick to the head showed his lack of respect and challenged Bryan to a rematch the next week, with Sin Cara attacking Bryan and locking him in his own LeBell Lock before the referee forced him to break
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Natalya Neidhart (w/ Beth Phoenix) in a non-title match at 2:57 with a cradle as Natalya attempted the Sharpshooter; after the bout, Kelly escaped the ring as Phoenix went to grab at her
Sheamus defeated Wade Barrett via disqualification at 10:26 when Christian attacked Sheamus; prior to the bout, Christian interrupted the ring announcer, saying the following match would be postponed, as would all the other matches for the night; Christian then complained about the injuries he sustained the previous week on Raw, 24 hours before his cage match with Orton; he went on to say he deserved one more title match, with Sheamus interrupting and saying the crowd was embarassed for him, eventually telling him to get out of the ring Which Christian did; after the match, Sheamus attacked Christian before Barrett joined in; moments later, Sheamus cleared Christian to the floor and laid out Barrett with the boot to the face; Christian then tried sneaking into the ring but Sheamus caught him and set him up for the crucifix powerbomb, only for Christian to slide out to the floor
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated the Great Khali & Jinder Mahal in a non-title match at 3:12 when Kingston pinned Mahal with the spin kick to the face after Khali shoved Mahal after Mahal slapped Khali across the face; after the match, Khali left Mahal alone in the ring
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title match at 15:21 with a reversal into the RKO; following his entrance, Rhodes cut an in-ring promo saying he served as an inspiration, commented on getting rid of Ted Dibiase Jr. the previous week, and said he would show Orton just how unstable he could be; after the contest, Mark Henry walked out, with Orton landing several punches before Henry fought him off an dropped him twice with the powerslam; moments later, Henry brought a steel chair into the ring, positioned it over Orton's throat, and sat in it while telling him he wanted the title

WWE (Raw) @ Barrie, Ontario - Molson Centre - September 9, 2011 (2,100)
Naomi was the guest host of the show
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison with the Zig Zag
Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins defeated Primo Colon & Yoshi Tatsu
Zack Ryder pinned Drew McIntyre
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) pinned Brie Bella; the match was scheduled to be a tag team match but Nikki Bella wasn't at the show
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth when Bourne pinned Truth with the Air Bourne
Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger; prior to the bout, Swagger issued an open challenge, with Ryan appearing; Ryan bled near his left eye during the match, causing a delay
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when Ricardo Rodriguez interfered; after the bout, Cena hit Rodriguez with a chair and dropped the champion with the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Halifax, Nova Scotia - Forum - September 10, 2011 (3,000)
Daniel Bryan pinned Brodus Clay with a dropkick off the top
Jinder Mahal & the Great Khali defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso when Mahal pinned Uso
AJ pinned Natalya Neidhart with an inside cradle after blocking a Sharpshooter attempt
Ezekiel Jackson pinned Heath Slater with a powerslam
Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett in a streetfight
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd with a moonsault
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification when Rhodes used his mask as a weapon
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian and Mark Henry by pinning Christian with a RKO as the challenger came off the top

WWE (Raw) @ London, Ontario - John Labatt Centre - September 10, 2011 (4,000; 3,984 paid) Naomi was the guest host of the show
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison with the Zig Zag
Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins defeated Primo Colon & Yoshi Tatsu
Zack Ryder pinned Drew McIntyre
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Nikki & Brie Bella
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth when Bourne pinned Truth with the Air Bourne
Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger; prior to the bout, Swagger issued an open challenge, with Ryan appearing; Ryan bled near his left eye during the match, causing a delay
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when Ricardo Rodriguez interfered; after the bout, Cena hit Rodriguez with a chair and dropped the champion with the FU

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Moncton, New Brunswick - Coliseum - September 11, 2011 (2,300)
Daniel Bryan pinned Brodus Clay with a dropkick off the top
Jinder Mahal & the Great Khali defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso when Mahal pinned Uso
AJ pinned Natalya Neidhart with an inside cradle after blocking a Sharpshooter attempt
Ezekiel Jackson pinned Heath Slater with a powerslam
Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett in a streetfight
Sin Cara pinned Tyson Kidd with a moonsault
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification when Rhodes used his mask as a weapon
World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton defeated Christian and Mark Henry by pinning Christian with a RKO as the challenger came off the top

WWE @ Fredericton, New Brunswick - Aitken Centre - September 11, 2011

WWE (Raw) @ Kingston, Ontario - K-Rock Centre - September 11, 2011 (2,500)
Naomi was the guest host of the show
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison with the Zig Zag
Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins defeated Primo Colon & Yoshi Tatsu
Zack Ryder pinned Drew McIntyre
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Nikki & Brie Bella
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth when Bourne pinned Truth with the Air Bourne
Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger; prior to the bout, Swagger issued an open challenge, with Ryan appearing; Ryan bled near his left eye during the match, causing a delay
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when Ricardo Rodriguez interfered; after the bout, Cena hit Rodriguez with a chair and dropped the champion with the FU

WWE @ Ottawa, Ontario - Scotiabank Place - September 12, 2011 (7,000)
Mason Ryan defeated Primo Colon; Ryan played babyface in the match
Raw SuperShow - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, with Ricardo Rodriguez, in which he said he would not be disrespected by John Cena, retired Edge, injured Rey Mysterio Jr., and beat CM Punk to win the title; moments later, Bret Hart interrupted and said while Del Rio held the title, he didn't know what it meant to be the champion; Hart went on to say Del Rio went after wrestlers who were already injured rather than leaving it all in the ring; Del Rio responded by saying Hart was just like the illegal Canadians that clean his house and that he would teach Hart a lesson; Cena then appeared and noted ADR had been running for the past month; after he and Del Rio exchanged words, Del Rio said Ricardo wanted to face Cena as payback for what he did to him weeks earlier, with a scared Ricardo waving off the idea; Cena responded by challenging ADR to put the title on the line against Hart later in the show; John Laurinaitis then interrupted and, on Triple H's behalf, made the match between Cena & Hart against ADR & Rodriguez; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Mike Mizanin & R-Truth regarding their match at Night of Champions against WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne, with Miz taking th emic and walking with Truth as he discussed Triple H doing the obvious choice by giving them title match and then made fun of the upcoming CM Punk / Triple H face off later in the show; Miz then said Punk should change his initials to BS, with Truth saying "Ninja, please" before saying he too wanted to see Triple H lose at Night of Champions; Miz & Truth then continued their promo as they came out to the ring, with Truth saying COO twice spells COO COO, which Triple H was; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was the #1 show on SyFy for the 50th straight week; included a backstage segment in which Teddy Long told Vickie Guerrero that WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler would defend against Jack Swagger, John Morrison, and Alex Riley at Night of Champions; moments later, WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly appeared, with she and Vickie having words until Long booked a match between the two for later in the show; featured a backstage segment with ADR and Rodriguez in which Rodriguez was shown in heavy training for their tag team match; included an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' featured a video package narrated by Cena focusing on the 9/13/01 Smackdown taping in the wake of Sept. 11 and the united front of patriotism that followed; included an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; included the announcement Hugh Jackman would guest host the following week's show; featured a vignette on Triple H to promote his upcoming match with Punk at Night of Champions; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Mark Henry, with Henry discussing his attacks on Big Show, Kane, and Big Show and challenging World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton at Night of Champions; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the 2011 WWE Survivor Series sold out in 90 minutes; included a closing in-ring segment with Triple H and Punk in which Punk said he respected Triple H, especially for firing Kevin Nash, but he didn't like him and knew Triple H didn't like him either; Punk continued by talking about the bodybuilder image that dominated WWE, with Triple H rebutting with Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, Mick Foley, and Rey Mysterio Jr.; Punk went on to talk about his first pay-per-view, the 2006 Survivor Series, where Punk was cheered over DX; moments later, Triple H responded by saying the fans' opinions matter, not Triple H's, and that Punk made the issue between them personal; Punk then said Triple H was wrong, and while he would kick Punk's ass, Punk would also kick his and pin him; Punk continued by saying it was Phil Brooks talking to Paul Levesque, with his mic then dying; Triple H gave him his, with that one dying as well as Punk asked "What the fuck" was going on; Triple H gave him a third, with Punk taking it, hitting Triple H in the head, giving him the crotch chop, and leaving the ring with a smile on his face:
John Morrison & Alex Riley defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 2:46 when Riley pinned Swagger with a fireman's carry into a neckbreaker after sending Swagger into Ziggler, knocking Ziggler off the apron; Ziggler had the chance to break the deciding pin but opted not to; after the match, Swagger and Ziggler argued
Mike Mizanin (w/ R-Truth) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne) with the Skull Crushing Finale at 8:22
Sheamus (mystery partner) & Jerry Lawler defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty at 2:31 when Sheamus pinned McGillicutty with the kick to the face and crucifix powerbomb; prior to the bout, Otunga & McGillicutty addressed Lawler's comments towards them in previous weeks; Lawler, from the commentary table, responded by telling McGillicutty that he's not his father and while Otunga was a lawyer, no one needs another lawyer; he then introduced his mystery partner
John Cena & Bret Hart defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio & Ricardo Rodriguez at 3:21 when Rodriguez submitted to Hart's Sharpshooter, moments after ADR left ringside and walked up the ramp; Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; Hart wasn't tagged into the match until the finish; after the bout, Cena took the mic and said ADR needed to keep running until Night of Champions and that he would take the title
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Vickie Guerrero (w/ WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler) in a non-title match with a roll up at 1:10 after Vickie became distracted by Jack Swagger, who came ringside and punched Ziggler in the face; during her entrance, it was noted Kelly had 250,000 Twitter followers, making her the most followed diva; after the contest, Vickie argued with both Ziggler and Swagger before Kelly fought off an interfering Beth Phoenix, then escaping the ring while holding her title in the air
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton in a non-title match at 10:25 with Crossroads after hitting Orton behind the referee's back with his protective mask, as the referee was distracted by Mark Henry at ringside; Henry first appeared at the entrance stage at the 1-minute mark, eventually being chased backstage by Orton weilding a chair; Henry later returned, with his own chair, at sat at the entrance stage until the finish; after the bout, Henry hit Orton with the chair, yelled at him, and then held the title belt in the air
WWE Superstars - 9/15/11 - featured an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' included a 'Did you know?' graphic which read the 2011 Survivor Series sold out in less than 90 minutes; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; included a video package recapping the feud between Triple H and CM Punk; featured the Ezekiel Jackson vs. Tyson Kidd, Brodus Clay vs. Mike Palmer, and Jimmy & Jey Uso vs. Trent Barreta & Johnny Curtis matches taped 9/13/11 in Toronto, Ontario:
Zack Ryder pinned Drew McIntyre at 12:35 with the Rough Ryder; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the taping: John Cena, CM Punk, and WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio fought to a no contest when Mike Mizanin and R-Truth attacked the challengers; Bret Hart was the guest referee for the bout after Del Rio punched the initial referee before the match began; after the contest, Cena and Punk fought off Truth and Miz, with Hart then putting Miz in the Sharpshooter

WWE @ Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre - September 13, 2011 (8,500)
Alicia Fox pinned Tamina with the scissors kick
Percy Watson & Titus O'Neil defeated Tyson Kidd & Derrick Bateman
Maxine defeated AJ
Darren Young & JTG defeated William Regal & Matt Striker
WWE Superstars - 9/15/11: Ezekiel Jackson defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the Torture Rack at 3:03; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
WWE Superstars - 9/15/11: Brodus Clay pinned Mike Palmer (Mike Rollins) with a splash in the corner and the Fall of Humanity running crossbody at 1:39; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 9/15/11: Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Trent Barreta & Johnny Curtis at 5:14 when Barreta was pinned with a splash off the top after missing a flip off the top; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout; several times before the match, Curtis tried to upstage Barreta while playing to the fans
Smackdown! - 9/16/11 - featured an opening introduction of Edge in which he said he was glad to be back in his hometown and missed the WWE crowd; he went on to say he would host the Cutting Edge later in the show with Mark Henry and World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton; moments later, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes interrupted, noting Edge would appear on 'Haven,' later that night on SyFy, and said Edge was pandering to the crowd; Rhodes went on to say Edge might be bitter since he went from being World Heavyweight Champion to being retired, while Rhodes won the IC title and beat Orton during the main event on Raw; Rhodes then took one of his paper bags and handed it to Edge, telling him to take it home and put it on his mantle as a reminder of what Smackdown has become; Edge replied by making fun of Rhodes' charisma, and then walking out before he fell asleep; after Edge left, Rhodes complained about Edge thinking he was better than him, eventually going to the floor and telling various fans that they needed paper bags; moments later, a person already wearing a paper bag at ringside punched Rhodes, then revealing himself to be Ted Dibiase Jr.; Dibiase then attacked Rhodes in the ring before dropping him with Dream Street, then taking another paper bag to put on Rhodes's face before Rhodes escaped to the floor; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was the #1 show on SyFy last week for the 50th consecutive week; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; included a backstage segment with Zack Ryder and Teddy Long in which Long said neither Orton or Henry could get physical with each other or their match would be off; moments later, Aksana appeared and offered Long a massage; moments later, Trish Stratus walked in to catch Long bent over during the massage (Trish's surprise return after a 3-month absence); featured a vignette on Sheamus; included a backstage segment with Edge and Trish, with Christian then appearing and making fun of Trish only showing up when she has something to sell, adding she's selfish; Christian then questioned whether Edge cost him the World Heavyweight Title at Summer Slam before the two hugged, with Christian then asking Edge to go to Long and ask him to get another title shot; Edge then said Christian was acting like a little bitch, with Christian then storming off; moments later, Ryder walked by and quickly told Edge to relay Long's message about no physicality between Orton and Henry so that he wouldn't have to do it; featured a vignette on Henry and his recent attacks on Orton; included a 'Did you know?' graphic which read the 2011 Survivor Series sold out in less than 90 minutes; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; included a video package recapping the Triple H / CM Punk feud; featured a closing in-ring segment of the Cutting Edge, with Edge noting being at WrestleMania VI and then winning his own first WWE title also at Skydome in Toronto; Edge then introduced Henry and Orton as his guests; Edge opened by discussing the no physicality rule, adding that should be good for Orton since Henry has torn through everyone; Orton then said Henry had taken several men out of action but only attacked him after he had a match, adding he knew he could beat Henry and there was a reason Henry had never "won the big one;" Edge then turned to Henry and said his career had been a letdown, noting he was already in WWE when Edge debuted in 1998; Henry then took the mic and agreed with Edge's comments, adding he was done seeing people smaller and weaker than him take the title while he was told to smile and show his personality; Henry then said it took him 15 years to get to that point and he would leave Sunday with the title, with Orton saying he would be known after Sunday as the world's largest failure; Edge then reminded them of the no physicality rule, but then left the ring and said the segment was over; as the two then fought, Long came out and waved a herd of wrestlers to the ring to break up the fight, including JTG, Trent Barreta, Zack Ryder, Tyson Kidd, Derrick Bateman, Jimmy & Jey Uso, and Johnny Curtis; moments later, Orton broke free of the other wrestlers and sustained Henry's powerslam; Henry then fought off the other wrestlers as well before twice hitting a splash on Orton; Long then yelled at Henry that it was enough, with Henry yelling back, "You don't tell me what to do;" moments later, Henry again dropped Orton with the powerslam before holding up the title belt as the show ended:
Daniel Bryan defeated Sin Cara via disqualification at 8:56 when Sin Cara repeatedly kicked Bryan as he was hung upside down in the corner; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the contest, Sin Cara continued to attack Bryan until a second Sin Cara appeared, confronted the Sin Cara already in the ring, and the two had a brief staredown before the Sin Cara who wrestled left the ring (Luis Alvirde's TV return after a 2-month absence)
Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) pinned AJ (w/ Kaitlyn) with the Glam Slam at 1:26; after the bout, Beth took the mic and said WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly's fairytale would end at Night of Champions
Sheamus & Justin Gabriel defeated Christian & Wade Barrett at 10:38 when Gabriel pinned Barrett with the 450 splash after sustaining Sheamus's boot to the face; following the entrances, Sheamus took the mic, made fun of his opponents, and said he picked Gabriel because "I couldn't find the Ax, I couldn't find the Smasher... so I got the 450 splasher;" after the bout, Christian tried to sneak up behind Sheamus but Sheamus cleared him to the floor
The Great Khali defeated Heath Slater via disqualification at 1:12 when Jinder Mahal, who appeared early in the match to berate Khali over the mic, interfered; after the bout, Slater and Mahal double teamed Khali until he chopped Slater over the head, cleared Mahal from the ring, and dropped Slater with the tree slam
R-Truth (w/ Mike Mizanin) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston) at 1:55 with the What's Up; during Truth & Miz's entrance, they chanted "You suck" to the crowd in tune with Truth's entrance music; Miz and Kingston provided guest commentary for the bout

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Huntington, WV - Big Sandy Superstore Arena - September 16, 2011 (4,500)
Moved from 6/5/11
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated R-Truth & Mike Mizanin after Miz sustained the spin kick to the face and Air Bourne
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Alex Riley with the Zig Zag
Sin Cara (Hunico) pinned Heath Slater with a senton into the ring
Mason Ryan pinned Primo Colon
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with a roll up as the challenger argued with the referee after stealing away Rhodes' face mask
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio pinned CM Punk after Ricardo Rodriguez knocked Punk off the top rope
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Beth Phoenix
Sheamus & Daniel Bryan defeated Mark Henry & Christian when Sheamus pinned Christian with the kick to the face; Sheamus wore a Marshall University jersey during his entrance
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification after Ricardo Rodriguez hit Cena with a chair; after the bout, CM Punk made the save, with he and Cena then singing John Denver's "Country Roads" on the mic

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Youngstown, OH - Covelli Centre - September 17, 2011 (3,800)
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated R-Truth & Mike Mizanin after Miz sustained the spin kick to the face and Air Bourne
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned Alex Riley with the Zig Zag
Sin Cara (Hunico) pinned Heath Slater with a senton into the ring
Mason Ryan pinned Primo Colon
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with a roll up as the challenger argued with the referee after stealing away Rhodes' face mask
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio pinned CM Punk after Ricardo Rodriguez knocked Punk off the top rope
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Beth Phoenix
Sheamus & Daniel Bryan defeated Mark Henry & Christian when Sheamus pinned Christian with the kick to the face; Sheamus wore a Marshall University jersey during his entrance
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification after Ricardo Rodriguez hit Cena with a chair; after the bout, CM Punk made the save

Night of Champions 2011 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagra Center - September 18, 2011
Daniel Bryan defeated Heath Slater
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; included anti-bullying comments ...; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Mike Mizanin & R-Truth regarding them assaulting the referee, with the two saying them losing their match was just another piece of evidence of the conspiracy against them; they then discussed COO Triple H not agreeing with their actions, noting he might not even be COO by the end of the night; featured a Light Strike ad featuring Rey Mysterio Jr.; included an in-ring promo by Christian in which he said he spoke with both Teddy Long and Triple H and that he deserved another world title shot, then saying he deserved to face the winner of the Mark Henry vs. World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton match immediately after the match ends; he then said Buffalo had never won the Super Bowl but he essentially had won it twice, then tried to lead the crowd into chanting "One more match," with many fans chanting along; moments later, Sheamus interrupted, made fun of Christian, but then ultimately agreed to help Christian get his title shot with the understanding Christian give him the first defense; Sheamus then led the crowd in chanting "One more match" before kicking Christian in the face and leaving the ring; featured an ad promoting 'Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;' included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Mark Henry regarding his upcoming title defense against Orton, with Henry snatching the mic away and saying he had 15 years of frustration built up to take out on Orton, then telling Matthews to interview him after he wins the belt; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Vickie Guerrero in which she bragged about WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler's win, then saying she knew she would make a great COO if Triple H loses his match later in the show, then kissing Striker before walking off; included a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis, WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, and Ricardo Rodriguez in which they talked about ADR's upcoming match against John Cena; after ADR and Rodriguez walked off, Laurinaitis saw CM Punk - wearing a CM Punk ice cream bar T-shirt - nearby and wished him luck as well; after the two had words, Punk walked off as Laurinaitis began texting on his phone; featured a 'Don't try this at home' PSA:
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth via disqualification at 9:50 when Miz shoved the referee, frustrated because the referee failed to notice him having Bourne down for several moments after hitting the Skull Crushing Finale behind the referee's back; during their entrance, the challengers sang a remix of Truth's entrance theme, changing "What's up" to "You suck;" after the contest, Miz shoved the referee down in the corner until Truth intervened, helped the referee back to his feet, and then slapped him across the face (the champions' first appearance in matching gear)
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 9:43 as Dibiase tried to hit the champion with his own face mask; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendants handed out paper bags to ringside fans
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Jack Swagger, John Morrison, and Alex Riley at 8:20 by shoving Swagger out of the way and pinning Morrison after Swagger dropped Morrison with a gutwrench powerbomb
Mark Henry pinned World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton to win the title at 12:07 with the powerslam after shoving off an attempt at the RKO; at the 10-minute mark, Henry hit the powerslam on Orton but Orton kicked out at 2; after the bout, Josh Matthews conducted an in-ring interview with Henry, with Henry taking the mic and yelling at Matthews that he didn't believe Henry could do it; Henry then said no one could take the title from him and walked off saying it was now the Mark Henry era
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) pinned Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) at 6:26 by reversing the Glam Slam into a roll up; during the bout, the crowd chanted "Kelly sucks" and "Let's go Phoenix"
John Cena defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio to win the title at 17:31 via submission with the STFU after ramming an interfering Ricardo Rodriguez into the ringpost; prior to the bout, Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer; upon ADR's introduction, he angrily walked out and asked Rodriguez where the keys to his car were; Cena then drove out in the champion's Ferrari; as Justin Roberts went to introduce both men, Del Rio snatched the mic and told Rodriguez to introduce him in Spanish; moments later, Cena complained of Del Rio thinking he's honestly better than everyone else, then did his own ring introduction, calling himself a Fruity Pebble, before giving the mic back to Roberts to then say Cena's name; early in the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Rodriguez was ejected at the 3-minute mark but ran back to ringside during the closing moments of the bout; after the contest, Cena celebrated at the commentary table
Triple H pinned CM Punk in a No DQ match at 24:10 with the Pedigree after hitting an interfering Kevin Nash in the face with a sledgehammer; at the 14-minute mark, Punk hit an elbowsmash off the top through the Spanish announce table; at the 16-minute mark, Mike Mizanin and R-Truth ran out, attacked both men, and assaulted referee Scott Armstrong; moments later, Triple H and Punk fought them off, with John Laurinaitis coming ringside; a second referee then ran out, with Laurinaitis stopping the new referee and directing him to tend to the hurt referee; at the 21-minute mark, Laurinaitis was seen texting on his phone, with Nash then coming out of the crowd and attacking both wrestlers; Jerry Lawler & Booker T had to provide commentary for the bout themselves after Michael Cole lost his voice

WWE @ Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena - September 19, 2011
Titus O'Neil & Percy Watson defeated Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks
Alex Riley defeated Primo Colon
Mason Ryan defeated Drew McIntyre
Sheamus, Justin Gabriel, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, Wade Barrett, & Christian
Raw SuperShow - featured an opening in-ring promo by CM Punk in which he noted Cleveland had never been kind to him, noting Bob Holly punched him hard in the eye, he had to give up the World Heavyweight Title in 2008, and his pride was now hurting after losing to Triple H in their No DQ match at Night of Champions; Punk then said R-Truth and Mike Mizanin were right that there was a conspiracy in the WWE, just not the one they speak of; as he continued, Triple H interrupted, gave Punk credit for their war, and said Alberto Del Rio deserved his rematch against WWE World Champion John Cena but Punk also deserved a title rematch; Triple H then said Punk, Cena, and Del Rio would compete for the title at Hell in a Cell inside the cell; moments later, Triple H said he had nothing to do with everything that's been happening to Punk lately, then taking off his jacket in case Punk wanted to fight some more; Punk replied by saying someone was playing both of them to their own advantage; John Laurinaitis then walked out, saying it's gone too far and Punk was in the middle of the conspiracy; Punk then said Laurinaitis was behind it all because he wanted Triple H's job, he was the one that sent Truth and Miz to the ring, and cut his mic the previous week; Laurinaitis then reminded Punk that he worked for him and he wouldn't be disrespected, with Triple H then reminding Laurinaitis that he worked for him and then said he would get to the bottom of it; Laurinaitis then fired Punk, with Punk laughing it off before Triple H said Punk wasn't fired; Triple H then said he would get to the bottom of things and someone would be fired; included a backstage segment in which Triple H told Chad Patton he wanted to see Miz and Truth the moment they arrived to the arena; moments later, ADR complained to Triple H about being put in Hell in a Cell, with Triple H offering to take away ADR's title shot altogether; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE programming is shown each week to 145 countries and in 30 different languages; featured an in-ring segment in which Justin Roberts introduced Hugh Jackman, who discussed hosting the Oscars but it not being anything like Raw; as Jackman discussed his new movie 'Real Steel,' Vickie Guerrero interrupted, alongside WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler; moments later, Vickie began hitting on Jackman, saying she was his biggest fan; moments later, Ziggler went off on Jackman, saying Ziggler didn't interrupt him on the set of 'Batman;' Ziggler then said he beat three superstars, not robots - then adding "No offense, Mason Ryan;" after Ziggler and Jackman shared words, Jackman said he would find the biggest underdog backstage and help them beat Ziggler in the ring; the crowd then chanted "We want Ryder," with Jackman taking a sign from a fan that read "Ryder > Wolverine" and showing it off to the crowd; included a backstage segment with Miz, Truth, and Laurinaitis in which Laurinaitis said Triple H wanted to see them, then both apologizing to Laurinaitis for their behavior the previous night; featured a backstage segment with Triple H, Miz, and Truth in which Miz apologized for attacking the referee and interfering in his match, with Truth then apologizing to Triple H, the WWE Universe, and all the Little Jimmys; Truth then said they would never do anything like that again and wanted nothing more than to be WWE superstars, then adding they thought Triple H was doing a great job as COO; Triple H then accepted their apology, then finding them both $250,000 apiece for attacking an official; Triple H then added they would face Punk and Cena later in the show; included an in-ring segment in which Jim Ross announced Randy Orton would challenge World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry at Hell in a Cell, after being told of the announcement by Teddy Long; moments later, Henry came out for an in-ring interview with Ross about accomplishing his goal after 15 years and facing Orton in Hell in a Cell; Henry then said he would never forgive the fans because they never supported him, then telling Ross to apologize for them and for himself not believing in Henry; moments later, Ross apologized, with Henry grabbing him by the tie until Jerry Lawler left the broadcast table to try to talk Henry into letting Ross go; moments later, Henry let go only to grab Lawler; Lawler threw several punches but was quickly beaten down and sustained the powerslam; Henry then took Lawler to the floor and powerslammed him through the announce table; following the commercial break, Lawler was helped backstage by referees as Josh Matthews took over for him on commentary; featured a backstage segment with Jackman and Zack Ryder in which Jackman talked about how much of an underdog Ryder was before the two then got ready for Ryder's match; included an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE History;' featured a 'Did you know?' graphic which read Cena has 8,642,160 Facebook fans, more than the Rock, Tiger Woods, Jennifer Lopez, Dwayne Wade, Kim Kardashian, Tony Hawk, Sarah Palin, the Dalai Lama, and Johnny Depp; included a look at Jackman's 'Real Steel;' featured a vignette on Jack Swagger; moments later, Swagger caught Vickie watching the video, with Swagger saying he was much better than Ziggler; Vickie then said she would be proud to have Swagger in her stable; Swagger then walked past Ziggler, still holding his face from being punched by Jackman; included a backstage segment with Punk and Cena talking about their tag team match later in the show and facing off against ADR at Hell in a Cell; featured a video package on the history of Hell in a Cell:
Sheamus, Justin Gabriel, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Christian, Wade Barrett, David Otunga, & Michael McGillicutty at 4:40 when Sheamus pinned Otunga with the kick to the face and crucifix powerbomb, with Christian watching on from the floor and opting not to make the save
Alberto Del Rio defeated John Morrison via submission with the armbreaker at the 49-second mark; Ricardo Rodriguez servied as ADR's ring announcer for the bout Sin Cara fought WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes to a no contest in a non-title match; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendants passed out paper bags to ringside fans; after the entrances, a second, smaller Sin Cara walked out, leaped into the ring, and faced off with the larger Sin Cara; moments later, the larger Sin Cara attacked the smaller one, with the two taking turns taking each other down until the smaller one cleared the ring
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart at 1:47 when Eve pinned Natalya with a roll up
Zack Ryder (w/ Hugh Jackman) pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 3:07 with the Rough Ryder after Jackman interfered behind the referee's back, moments after Vickie was ejected from ringside; Jackman wore one of Ryder's headbands for the match (WWE Superstar Collection: Zack Ryder)
WWE World Champion John Cena & CM Punk defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth at 13:11 when Punk pinned Miz with the Go To Sleep after dropkicking Miz into Truth, knocking Truth off the apron; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the contest, Triple H walked out and announced Miz & Truth were fired before returning backstage; the entire locker room was then shown watching backstage, with Scott stanford trying to interview Triple H before Triple H was jumped by Miz & Truth; moments later, the other wrestlers had to restrain them and, under Triple H's orders, they were ejected from the building; Triple H then stormed off but not before looking in the direction of John Laurinaitis
Dark match after the show: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated CM Punk and Alberto Del Rio when Cena pinned Del Rio with the FU

WWE @ Dayton, OH - Nutter Center - September 20, 2011
Trent Barreta pinned Leo Kruger with a DDT
AJ defeated Maxine
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Derrick Bateman
Darren Young & JTG defeated Percy Watson & Titus O'Neil
Brodus Clay defeated Joel Gray
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Tyson Kidd
Smackdown! - 9/23/11 - featured an opening in-ring statement from John Laurinaitis, with the Smackdown superstars surrounding the ring, in which he said he previously said Triple H had lost total control of WWE, noting the firings of R-Truth & Mike Mizanin; Laurinaitis then said he now believed Triple H was in control of the situation, then introducing the new World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry; Henry then walked out, with the other wrestlers making a path for him to walk past and into the ring; Henry then shook Laurinaitis's hand, before cutting a promo saying it took him 15 years to take the title and it would take another 15 years to take it from him; Henry then noted Ezekiel Jackson and Teddy Long, two of those at ringside, didn't believe he could do it; Triple H then walked out, extended his hand to Henry, but Henry wouldn't shake it; before Triple H could say anything more, Christian entered the ring, praised Triple H's role as COO, and said he deserved to be the face of Smackdown, not Henry who wouldn't be a good fit for a billboard, cereal box cover, or as someone who would be reading to kids; Christian then said he deserved to be the champion and that he would lead Smackdown after Henry chokes and drops the title back to Randy Orton at Hell in a Cell; Triple H responded by saying all those at ringside would come back out later in the show for a lumberjack title match between Christian and Henry; Triple H then left the ring, with Henry coming nose to nose with Christian before Christian too left the ring; included a backstage segment with Christian and the Great Khali in which Christian asked whether Khali would want to challenge either he or Henry for a title shot, then asking if Khali understood he wanted him to watch his back; Khali responded by saying Christian was small; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers all military personnel free tickets to live events in the US; included an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Randy Orton regarding his losing the World Heavyweight Title and facing WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes later in the show, with Orton only saying he would go to hell with either Henry or Christian to win back the title; included a video package on the history of Hell in a Cell; featured a backstage segment with Christian and Jackson in which Christian tried to talk Jackson into helping him in his title shot; included an ad promoting 'OMG: The Top 50 Incidents in WWE history;' featured an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; included a backstage segment with Sheamus and Christian in which Christian gave Sheamus a potato as a peace offering, then saying he would give Sheamus a title shot after he wins the title; after Christian walked off, Sheamus bit into the potato and spat it out, saying it wasn't from Ireland, it was from Idaho; featured a clip from SyFy's Haven, later in the night, featuring Edge; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than 130 million WWE videos are watched each month on WWE.com, YouTube, and Hulu; featured a backstage segment with Zack Ryder and Christian in which Christian said he loved what Ryder did with Hugh Jackman on Raw, then asked for Ryder's help in his match against Henry; Ryder responded that it was a conflict of interest, then took a phone call from "Jackman" and walked off; included an ad promoting WWE Magazine:
Sheamus pinned Heath Slater at 4:31 with a shoulderblock off the top and boot to the face
Wade Barrett pinned Justin Gabriel with Wasteland at 2:35
Natalya Neidhart & Beth Phoenix defeated AJ & Kaitlyn at 2:04 when Beth pinned AJ with the Glam Slam
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes defeated Randy Orton via disqualification in a non-title match at 3:16 after hitting Rhodes with his own mask, moments after Rhodes used it as a weapon behind the referee's back; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendants handed out paper bags to ringside fans; after the contest, Orton repeatedly struck Rhodes in the face with the mask, dropped him with the elevated DDT off the ropes, and threw him to the floor; moments later, Orton continued to assault the bloody Rhodes on the floor before dropping Rhodes with a RKO onto the commentary table
The Great Khali pinned Jinder Mahal with one foot on his chest after the tree slam at 2:07
Sin Cara #2 defeated Daniel Bryan at 3:07 with a kick to the head from the apron and swanton off the top; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; the match was Bryan vs. Sin Cara #1 until #2 ran out behind the referee's back, knocked #1 off the top rope to the floor, and replaced him in the match
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso in a non-title match at 3:33 when Bourne scored the pin with Air Bourne after Kingston hit the spin kick to the head
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry pinned Christian in a lumberjack match at 6:21 with the powerslam after Sheamus ran out and threw the challenger back into the ring when Christian tried to leave ringside; lumberjacks included the Great Khali, Zack Ryder, Tyson Kidd, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne, Percy Watson, Daniel Bryan, Sin Cara, Heath Slater, Brodus Clay, Jimmy & Jey Uso, Darren Young, Wade Barrett, Ezekiel Jackson, Johnny Curtis, Justin Gabriel, Titus O'Neil, Jinder Mahal, Derrick Bateman, JTG, Yoshi Tatsu, Trent Barreta, and Ted Dibiase Jr.; after the contest, Randy Orton ran out and knocked Henry to the floor with a dropkick to end the broadcast
Dark match after the taping: Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification in a lumberjack match at the 3-minute mark when all the heel lumberjacks attacked Orton; moments later, Sheamus made the save and helped Orton clear the ring, ending with Sheamus kicking Tyson Kidd in the face and Orton dropping Wade Barrett with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Albuquerque, NM - The Pit - September 23, 2011 (4,400)
Featured Nikki & Brie Bella hosting an in-ring dance contest
Alex Riley pinned Jack Swagger
Zack Ryder pinned Primo Colon
Mason Ryan pinned Drew McIntyre
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Beth Phoenix
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga; during the segment, Mike Mizanin & R-Truth, who were announced earlier in the show as being fired, attacked the champions before they were ejected by security
CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio with the Go To Sleep

WWE (Raw) @ El Paso, TX - County Coliseum - September 24, 2011 (7,000; sell out)
John Morrison won an 11-man battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would earn a WWE US Title shot later in the show; other participants included Zack Ryder, Drew McIntyre, Primo Colon, Mason Ryan, Jack Swagger, Alex Riley, Michael McGillicutty, David Otunga, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne; prior to the bout, Vickie Guerrero took the mic and noted the winner would face Dolph Ziggler; Vickie was heavily booed; McIntyre also took the mic before the match, asking why the National Anthem was played since so many Mexicans were in the crowd
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly defeated Beth Phoenix
Zack Ryder defeated Drew McIntyre
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned John Morrison after Vickie distracted the challenger
Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Alex Riley via submission with the ankle lock
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Michael McGillicutty & David Otunga following Air Bourne
CM Punk defeated Alberto Del Rio in a streetfight; fans chose the stipulation over the other choice of Best 2 out of 3 falls; after the match, Punk took the mic and paid tribute to Eddie Guerrero

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Amarillo, TX - Civic Center - September 24, 2011 (3,769)
Aksana was the guest ring announcer for the show
Daniel Bryan defeated Heath Slater and Justin Gabriel when Slater submitted to the LeBell Lock
Sin Cara defeated Tyson Kidd
Alicia Fox pinned Natalya Neidhart
Sheamus pinned Brodus Clay
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase Jr.
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry pinned Randy Orton with the powerslam; after the bout, Henry tried to further attack Orton but sustained the RKO

WWE @ Wichita Falls, TX - Kay Yeager Coliseum - September 25, 2011 (matinee)
Moved to 2/5/12

WWE @ Lubbock, TX - United Spirit Arena - September 25, 2011 (matinee)

WWE @ Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center - September 26, 2011
Percy Watson & Titus O'Neil defeated Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins
Nikki & Brie Bella defeated AJ & Kaitlyn
John Morrison defeated Drew McIntyre
Raw Supershow - included Jim Ross, Michael Cole, and Booker T (sub. for the injured Jerry Lawler) on commentary; featured an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he discussed the firing of Mike Mizanin & R-Truth, then explaining their firings by showing a WWE.com video exclusive of them immediately following Night of Champions in which they bragged about their actions at the pay-per-view; footage then aired of them apologizing Triple H on Raw the previous week, with Triple H saying their apologies were "full of crap" and he knew then that he would fire them; he then said he used them to get one last main event out of them, then fired them; Triple H then said the $250,000 fine would be paid by World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry for putting his hands on Jim Ross and injuring Lawler, then telling the locker room that no one man was bigger than the WWE, noting he fired Kevin Nash for lying to him and would always put the good of the WWE ahead of everything else; Vickie Guerrero & WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler then walked out, with Ziggler blaming Hugh Jackman for fracturing his jaw the previous week, then showing headlines from TMZ, Entertainment Weekly, and other media that covered the incident; Triple H then joked by saying he would make sure Ziggler had extra security for when the Muppets are on the show the next month; moments later, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes then walked out and complained about Randy Orton beating him, with Triple H saying he went to Orton's house once to get payback and Rhodes needed to man up; Christian then interrupted and complained about his treatment during the lumberjack match the previous week on Smackdown, with Triple H saying it was a lumberjack match and he missed the point; Christian replied by telling the other wrestlers in the ring to help him file a giant lawsuit against the WWE, then saying he might change his mind in exchange for another match; Triple H then said he would give Christian one more match against Sheamus at Hell in a Cell, one more match against Orton on Smackdown, and one more match against WWE World Champion John Cena later on Raw but it would be non-title; Christian then stormed off, with Triple H saying Ziggler would defend against Zack Ryder; after Ziggler complained and stormed off, Triple H said Rhodes could take the night off until Rhodes mouthed off to him; Triple H then said Rhodes would be in action, then added the number of his opponents as Rhodes talked back, eventually saying he would defend the belt in a 10-man battle royal; included a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca Cola, Microsoft, McDonald's, and Verizon; featured Cole announcing that Lawler sustained bruised ribs and anal bleeding as a result of his attack from Henry; included a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis and David Otunga regarding Triple H's actions, with Laurinaitis saying Otunga didn't need to get legally involved and he would better assert his influence; featured a vignette on WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly; included an in-ring promo by Cena, with the Hell in a Cell cage hanging above the ring, with Cena saying he was going to hell on Sunday, then showing the image of the pay-per-view featuring his image; Cena then explained the cage before stating he would emerge with the title; moments later, Alberto Del Rio walked out, with Punk following with his announcer jacket for Cena vs. Christian; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was the #1 cable show on TV Friday, beating out every show on TNT, Fox News, A&E, TBS, FX, USA, ESPN, and Disney; featured an ad promoting "Randy Orton: The Evolution of a Predator;" included a vignette on the Hell in a Cell history; featured a backstage segment with Otunga citing law to Ziggler, Vickie, Christian, and Rhodes in saying it was an unsafe work environment and they needed to do something about it, then agreeing to work together; included an ad for 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured the announcement Beth Phoenix would challenge WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly at Hell in a Cell:
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes won a 10-man battle royal by last eliminating Sheamus at 4:33; order of elimination: McIntyre by Jackson after Rhodes slid out to the floor (0:17); a second Sin Cara ran in at the 30-second mark, pulled the initial Sin Cara out of the ring, and took his spot; Sin Cara #2 by Daniel Bryan (0:40); Alex Riley by Sheamus via a boot to the face as Riley was on the apron (1:54); Justin Gabriel by Sheamus via a forearm as Gabriel was on the apron (1:59); John Morrison & Bryan by Ezekiel Jackson (2:11); Ted Dibiase by Rhodes via shoving him off the top rope (2:59); Jackson by Rhodes after pulling down the top rope while on the apron (3:14); Sheamus by Rhodes via hitting him in the face with his mask as Sheamus was on the apron, moments after Sheamus fought off an interfering Christian; the IC title was at stake in the match
Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart defeated WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve at 3:19 when Phoenix pinned Kelly with the Glam Slam
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry fought the Great Khali to a no contest when Henry hit Khali with the title belt before the match begain; moments later, Henry dropped Khali with the powerslam
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated Christian via disqualification in a non-title match at 3:17 when Alberto Del Rio, who provided guest commentary for the bout alongside CM Punk, ran in the ring and kicked Cena in the head; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Let's go Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the match, Punk chased ADR to the floor, with ADR taking the mic and saying all three would go to hell on Sunday and he would leave with the title
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Jack Swagger) pinned Zack Ryder with the Zig Zag at 2:01 after Swagger dropped Ryder's throat across the top rope behind the referee's back; during his entrance, Ryder was shown filming video on his flip camera; after the contest, Ziggler and Swagger shook hands; moments later, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne ran out, cleared the ring, and tended to Ryder; Teddy Long then appeared and told Vickie to find another wrestler for a six-man tag team match that would be held after the commercial break, with Vickie then running backstage
Zack Ryder, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Mason Ryan (surprise partner), WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in an impromptu match at 6:29 when Ryder pinned Ziggler with the Rough Ryder; Ryan appeared ringside at the 4-minute mark, escorted to the ring by Vickie; minutes later, after he was tagged in, he attacked his own tag team partners, leading to the finish; after the bout, Vickie yelled at Swagger for not working as a team
CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio with a kick to the head at 12:01; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; WWE World Champion John Cena provided guest commentary for the match; after the match, the Hell in a Cell cage above the ring began to lower as Cena prevented Rodriguez from leaving ringside; moments later, Cena and Punk double teamed Rodriguez before ADR assaulted them both with a steel chair to close the show
Dark match after the taping: WWE World Champion John Cena defeated CM Punk, Alberto Del Rio, Jack Swagger, and WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler in a Hell in a Cell match

WWE @ St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center - September 27, 2011 (4,500)
Leo Kruger pinned Johnny Curtis
Jinder Mahal defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Tyson Kidd defeated Percy Watson
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Darren Young & JTG
Daniel Bryan defeated Trent Barreta
Brodus Clay defeated an unknown
Smackdown! - 9/30/11 - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Booker T introduced World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, with Booker congratulating him on his title win and extending his hand; Henry refused to shake it and instead questioned whether Booker thought he was better than him for having held the title six times; after Henry insulted Booker, Henry spoke about defending against Randy Orton Sunday at Hell in a Cell, saying he would induct Orton into his Hall of Pain; Henry went on to say he already mounted the heads of Big Show, Kane, and Jerry Lawler and had a special spot reserved for Orton; Booker then questioned why Henry would focus on trying to hurt someone when he could worry more about the influence he could have on the WWE Universe, with Henry saying he was done playing nice and would dominate as champion; Booker followed by asking what would happen if Orton hits the RKO on Henry, with Henry cutting him off and saying if Orton could do it then he would have done it already, adding Orton can't beat him; Henry added he would beat the Great Khali later in the show just like he beat him down on Raw; Booker ended the segment by again offering his hand, with Henry again refusing to shake it; included an ad for 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured the announcement Sin Cara would face Sin Cara at Hell in a Cell; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was the #1 show on cable TV the previous Friday, beating out every show on TNT, Fox News, A&E, TBS, FX, USA, ESPN, and Disney; featured a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis, David Otunga, Christian, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, and Vickie Guerrero in which they spoke about doing something on Monday regarding Triple H and then got to work on their plan; included an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; featured a look behind the scenes of the filming of 'Inside Out;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's show marked the 52nd consecutive week Smackdown has been the #1 show on SyFy; featured a backstage segment with Triple H and Laurinaitis in which Triple H said he knew about Laurinaitis had been meeting secretly with disgruntled superstars, with Laurinaitis saying he was a buffer and was someone the wrestlers could confide in but that he was loyal to Triple H; included a video package on the history of Hell in a Cell; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Orton in which Orton responded to Henry's comments earlier in the show, noted his own history in Hell in a Cell, and said Henry should pray he hits the RKO early otherwise he'll have to find sick and sadistic ways to end it:
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry pinned the Great Khali in a non-title match at 2:51 with the powerslam; after the bout, Henry locked Khali's ankle in a steel chair and hit a bomb off the ropes onto the chair; moments later, Henry left the ring as Khali was tended to by several referees and the trainer; after the commercial break, Teddy Long was seen backstage beside Khali as Khali was taken away on a stretcher, with Jinder Mahal briefly appearing and yelling at Khali before Long forced him away
Jack Swagger (w/ WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero) defeated WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston) via submission with the ankle lock at 2:31 after Vickie knocked Bourne off the top behind the referee's back as Kingston and Ziggler fought on the floor; Swagger came out to Ziggler's theme music for the bout but his own music played after the match
Sin Cara pinned Heath Slater with a swanton off the top at the 44-second mark; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the contest, the second Sin Cara appeared on the big screen, took off his blue mask to reveal a black and silver one underneath and said he would prove he was the one deserving of the Sin Cara name
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly pinned Natalya Neidhart (w/ Beth Phoenix) in a non-title match with a victory roll at 1:26; Phoenix provided guest commentary for the bout; after the match, Beth attacked Kelly and dropped her with the Glam Slam before Natalya locked Kelly in a leglock backbreaker; Beth then took the mic and said Kelly's screams would be the same sound made after she takes the title at Hell in a Cell
Sheamus defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification at 11:38 when Christian attacked the challenger as he had Rhodes set up for the crucifix powerbomb; prior to the bout, Rhodes's attendants handed out paper bags to ringside fans; following his entrance, Rhodes said WWE management didn't punish Randy Orton for causing him to get nine staples in his head and then had him defend the title in a battle royal, and now had him defend the title against someone he eliminated to win the battle royal; Rhodes then said he was defending the title under protest; upon Sheamus's entrance, he said he would take the title; after the bout, Christian dropped Sheamus with the Killswitch and said he cost him the World Heavyweight Title
Zack Ryder pinned JTG with the Rough Ryder at 2:55; on his way to the ring, Ryder shot video on his flip camera
Randy Orton fought Christian to a double count-out at 14:24 when Orton attacked Christian up the aisle and back to ringside; after the bout, Orton attempted to hit the RKO on Christian on the announce table before WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes ran out; Orton briefly fought off Rhodes before he was double teamed, with Sheamus then running out to the ring, kicking Rhodes in the face, and chasing Christian into the crowd; with Orton alone in the ring, World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry walked out, with Orton attacking Henry, missing an attempt at the RKO, and sustaining the powerslam; Henry then appeared to leave the ring but instead grabbed a chair from ringside; as Henry went to reenter the ring, Orton dropped him with the RKO

- 10/11: Hugo Savinovich was released.

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Mobile, AL - Civic Center - October 1, 2011
Featured an in-ring segment with Nikki & Brie Bella in which they hosted a dance contest
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger when Ziggler was pinned after sustaining the spin kick to the face and Air Bourne
Zack Ryder pinned JTG with the Rough Ryder
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Heath Slater via submission with the Torture Rack; prior to the bout, Slater came out and sang "Sweet Home Alabama" until he was interrupted by Aksana, who said, as Teddy Long's assistant, she was put in charge and introduced Jackson as Slater's opponent
Sheamus & Daniel Bryan defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry & Christian when Sheamus pinned Christian with the boot to the face
WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Beth Phoenix & Natalya when Kelly pinned Phoenix with a roll up
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase with the Beautiful Disaster as the referee attempted to take Rhodes' face mask from the challenger; prior to the bout, Bob Armstrong was introduced to the crowd; moments later, Rhodes interrupted Armstrong and attempted to put one of his paper bags on Armstrong until Dibiase made the save
WWE World Champion John Cena defeated CM Punk and Alberto Del Rio by pinning Del Rio with the FU

Hell in a Cell 2011 - New Orleans, LA - Arena - October 2, 2011
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jim Ross, & Booker T on commentary; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, with Henry yelling at Striker before saying he would beat Randy Orton later in Hell in a Cell; featured a backstage segment with David Otunga and CM Punk in which Otunga said he was representing all the WWE superstars, with Punk mocking him and saying he was his own voice, eventually telling Otunga to "vanish;" included an ad promoting 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Alberto Del Rio regarding his upcoming Hell in a Cell bout against both WWE World Champion John Cena and CM Punk, during which ADR said he would come back from hell with the title; included a Light Striker ad featuring Rey Mysterio Jr.; featured anti-bullying comments from Booker T, Alicia Fox, Daniel Bryan, Kofi Kingston, Eve, Nikki & Brie Bella; included a backstage segment with Triple H and John Laurinaitis in which Laurinaitis alerted Triple H that Mike Mizanin & R-Truth attacked WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne; after they were ejected, Triple H yelled at Laurinaitis for not getting cops to deal with the problem and said if it happened again, he would be fired; featured an ad promoting Vengeance 2011:
Sheamus pinned Christian at 13:42 with the boot to the face after Christian struck the corner; during Christian's entrance, Mike Mizanin & R-Truth were shown taking ringside seats; moments later, John Laurinaitis and security came out and had Miz & Truth ejected, as Miz pointed at all the other ticket-buying fans, telling Laurinaitis to kick them out too
Sin Cara pinned Sin Cara #2 at 9:46 with a sunset bomb; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; mid-way through the bout, several in the crowd chanted "boring" (the first appearance of Sin Cara #2 with a slightly altered theme music)
WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated WWE US Tag Team Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 11:18 when Bourne pinned Swagger with a hurricanrana as Swagger attempted a powerbomb off the top, while Kingston prevented Ziggler from making the save; after the match, Vickie yelled at Swagger for the loss
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry pinned Randy Orton in Hell in a Cell at 15:58 with the powerslam after catching Orton as he attempted the punt to the head; after the bout, Henry pulled a steel chair out from under the ring, dropped Orton with a second powerslam, and put the chair on Orton's ankle; moments later, Orton avoided the bomb off the ropes, and repeatedly hit Henry with the chair in the ring and down the aisle; Henry eventually fought Orton off and ran backstage
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned John Morrison in an impromptu match at 7:20 with an Oklahoma side roll after avoiding the Flying Chuck; prior to the bout, Rhodes, alongside his attendants, cut an in-ring promo in which he put the title belt in one of his paper bags; moments later, Rhodes took a velvet bag and pulled out a new belt in the image of the classic belt held by Bret Hart, Randy Savage, Steve Austin, and Ricky Steamboat, then adding he would wear it with more dignity than any of them and would defend it against anyone at any time; moments later, John Laurinaitis interrupted and said Triple H demanded he come out to inform Rhodes he would be defending the title then and there
Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) pinned WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) to win the title at 8:41 with the Glam Slam, moments after Natalya, who was mocking Kelly on the mic, struck the champion in the face with the mic
Alberto Del Rio defeated CM Punk and WWE World Champion John Cena in Hell in a Cell at 24:09 by pinning Punk after twice hitting him with a steel pipe in the head; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the bout; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Let's go Cena" and "CM Punk" / "Cena sucks;" late in the match, Rodriguez unlocked the cage, handed Del Rio the pipe, who used it on Cena and locked him out of the cage for the duration of the bout; after the match, a hooded R-Truth & Mike Mizanin entered the ring and attacked Cena, Punk, Del Rio, and the referee as the cage was lowered back to the floor; moments later, Triple H, John Laurinaitis, Teddy Long, numerous wrestlers, referees, and security came out before bolt cutters were used to break the door; once the door was opened, Truth & Miz immediately surrendered to police and were handcuffed; as they were led out of the cage, Triple H jumped both men, and shoved away Laurinaitis, before he was pulled away

WWE @ Lafayette, LA - Cajundome - October 3, 2011
Raw SuperShow - featured Michael Cole, Jim Ross, & Booker T (sub. for an injured Jerry Lawler) on commentary; included a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis, David Otunga, Christian, Jack Swagger, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, and Vickie Guerrero, with Laurinaitis asking Otunga whether he had anything to do with Mike Mizanin & R-Truth's lawsuit filed against WWE; Otunga said it didn't matter and asked in return what Triple H was going to do about the complaints against him; moments later, Vickie said she and the rest of the group would make their case to the fans; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that the previous week the WWE's Be a Star was officially entered in the U.S. Congressional Record as a champion anti-bullying campaign; included an in-ring segment with ADR, Vickie, Christian, Swagger, Otunga, Ziggler, and Rhodes in which Del Rio cut a promo about the attack he sustained from Miz & Truth at Hell in a Cell, blaming it on Triple H; Christian then said he agreed that Raw was not a safe place to work and he wouldn't take it any more, with Rhodes, Ziggler, Swagger, Vickie, and Otunga agreeing and Otunga saying they were contemplating legal action; Triple H then walked out, said the WWE used to be a place where people fought in the ring, that he didn't care about their lawsuit, and reminded them of their 12-man tag team match later in the night, adding he didn't want them to whine, cry, or threaten to sue their opponents, but rather fight them; featured a backstage segment with Triple H and Laurinaitis in which Laurinaitis said Triple H needed to do something about the locker room and maybe he should ask them one by one how they thought he was doing; Triple H responded by grabbing Laurinaitis by the tie and saying he didn't need the person he was working with closest to be undermining him, then adding he could get the locker room in the ring to give their opinion, but make sure Laurinaitis was there too; included a deleted scene from "Fast Five," starring the Rock; featured a vignette on Brodus Clay; included footage of the attack by Miz & Truth at the end of Hell in a Cell; featured footage from Miz's YouTube page of he and Truth saying all they wanted was their jobs back and Triple H wouldn't see them, then adding they did exactly what Triple H would have done in their position and added they were attacked by Triple H after they surrendered; they then added they've filed wrongful termination lawsuit against WWE and pressed charges against Triple H, then apologizing to the WWE Universe that Triple H was a sorry excuse for a leader; included a closing in-ring segment in which all the Raw and Smackdown superstars, divas, and referees came out, including the returning Lawler; following the commercial break, Triple H came out, took the mic, and said the job was harder than he thought it would be, and Miz & Truth should apologize to the fans for being a "bunch of babies;" he went on to say he works for the fans, not the talent; Wade Barrett then responded by saying it was an unsafe work environment and Triple H was not capable of doing his job; after Triple H insulted Barrett, Mike Chioda chimed in that he's known Triple H 16 years but the referees have never been attacked as much as they have been lately, adding nothing was done to Ricardo Rodirguez after he attacked Chad Patton; moments later, WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix spoke for the divas in saying the divas were scared; Lawler then entered the ring, saying he agreed with some of the comments and disagreed with others, then saying the show was spiraling out of control, adding he agreed with CM Punk that someone else was pulling the strings; Lawler then said someone didn't want Triple H running the company and things would continue until he wasn't running the company; Christian, Chioda, and Beth then voted no confidence, with Lawler doing the same and saying he was walking out of the show reluctantly; the superstars, divas, and referees then followed; moments later, Michael Cole joined, as well as Booker T, members of the crew, and cameramen, leaving only Jim Ross behind; moments later, JR walked off as well; as Triple H was alone in the ring, Laurinaitis walked out, looked at Triple H, and then returned backstage:
Randy Orton pinned Drew McIntyre with the RKO at 5:28; after the bout, Orton hit the move a second time before World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry walked out and held the title belt above his head while Orton looked on; moments later, Orton went to the floor and attacked Henr, with Henry fighting Orton off before security, alongside John Laurinaitis, held them apart; Orton eventually broke away and threw Henry over the barricade to the floor
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry pinned John Morrison in a non-title match at 1:59 with the powerslam; prior to the bout, a vignette aired on Henry before it was announced the injured Big Show would return on Smackdown; during his entrance, it was noted it was Morrison's birthday; late in the match, Morrison hit Starship Pain but Henry kicked out at 2; after the contest, Henry hit the move a second time; after the match, Henry took the mic, as Morrison was helped from the ring, and cut a promo saying he was done with Randy Orton and would make Show's return the shortest in WWE history
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart defeated Kelly Kelly & Eve via disqualification at the 35-second mark when Kelly assaulted Beth at the announce table, with Eve having to pull Kelly away
Santino Marella pinned Jinder Mahal with the Cobra at the 34-second mark (Marella's surprise return)
John Cena, CM Punk, Mason Ryan, Sheamus, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, Christian, Jack Swagger, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero), & David Otunga at 26:53 when Sheamus pinned Ziggler with the boot to the face; Vickie Guerrero was in Ziggler and Swagger's corner until the 16-minute mark when the referee ejected her after she put Swagger's foot on the rope to break a pinfall; late in the bout, all the wrestlers took turns hitting their finishers on each other

WWE @ Biloxi, MS - Coast Coliseum - October 4, 2011
Smackdown! - 10/7/11 - featured an opening backstage segment with Teddy Long on the phone with Triple H; moments later, Zack Ryder walked in, with Long telling him Triple H left Smackdown in his hands; included an in-ring segment with Vickie Guerrero, alongside Christian, Wade Barrett, David Otunga, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, and WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler in which Christian and Ziggler spoke of their resoning for walking out; Otunga followed by saying Triple H's actions had led to an unsafe work environment, then adding they would walk out of Smackdown, live events, and pay-per-views if Triple H didn't step down on Monday; Barrett followed by saying Triple H needs to have a good long hard look at himself in the mirror, realize everything is his fault, and step down as COO; Rhodes then took the mic and said Triple H's head was so big, a paper bag couldn't cover it; Swagger then took the mic and told the crowd to show some respect for WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, who then joined the others in the ring, and said he inspired everyone else on Raw to walk out and they would never go back until Triple H steps down; Long eventually interrupted and said if they kept talking, the audience would walk out next; he then said Christian & Rhodes would face Sheamus & Randy Orton in the main event and Del Rio would be in action next against Sin Cara; Del Rio responded by saying he was the greatest Mexican wrestler; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne about why they walked out on Raw, with them saying it's probably not Triple H's fault but things would remain chaotic until he stepped down; included an ad for 'Inside Out,' starring Triple H; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that the previous week the WWE's Be a Star was officially entered in the U.S. Congressional Record as a champion anti-bullying campaign; included footage of Sheamus speaking to a school in Bridgeport, CT about not being a bully; featured an in-ring promo by the Big Show, wearing a "WMD" T-shirt, in which he reviewed footage of him being attacked by World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry at Money in the Bank; an emotional Show went on to say he couldn't do simple things because of the broken ankle he sustained from Henry; Show went on to say he watched the footage time and time again while he was out and he would make Henry pay for it, then adding he would punch him in the face until he was unrecognizable; moments later, Show told Henry to give him a chance to face him in the ring for the title; Henry eventually walked out, bragged about taking out Kane, ending Vladimir Kozlov's career, injuring Jerry Lawler, and taking the title from Orton; Henry then said Show hadn't beaten anyone to deserve a match with him and would let him know whether he would ever get a title match; Show responded by saying if he didn't get the answer he wanted, tonight, he would break Henry's ankle (Show's return after a 10-week absence); included Striker conducting a backstage interview with Orton in which Orton said he wouldn't beg for another title shot like Christian did time and time again and would work his way through for another title shot; when asked about the Raw walk out, he said he wasn't there because if he had an issue with Triple H, he would deal with it himself, adding he doesn't work well with others; featured a vignette on Brodus Clay; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE has more Facebook fans than ESPN, Ophah, Pepsi, AT&T, and Gatorade; included a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis and Long in which Laurinaitis said Smackdown's success was vital after the Raw walk out and that Long could count on him; featured a segment in which Hornswoggle appeared from under the ring, brought Booker T into the ring to do a Spinaroonie, and then did one himself; included a closing in-ring promo by Henry in which he said he wouldn't give Show a title shot; Show then ran out and pummeled Henry in the corner, then threw security guards out of the way before taking Henry down with a spear; moments later, Henry left the ring and watched as Show assaulted the security guards, taking out the last one with a punch to the face; Henry shouted "No!" at Show and held up his title belt; Show then ran down the aisle, decked Henry from behind, and the two fought until Show put Henry through the announce table with a chokeslam; moments later, Long walked out and said Show could have his title shot but not if he broke Henry's ankle as he had planned; Show then walked over to Henry, took the steel chair from his ankle, and leveled him with a chairshot to the back:
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated Sin Cara via submission with the armbar at 3:18; Ricardo Rodriguez served as Del Rio's ring announcer for the match; the match was not wrestled under Sin Cara's blue and orange lights; after the bout, Sin Cara #2 appeared, attacked Sin Cara's injured arm, and landed a swanton off the top
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne in a non-title match at 3:09 when Swagger pinned Bourne with a gutwrench powerbomb; Ziggler & Swagger attacked the champions from behind in the aisle before the match begain, with Ziggler eventually hitting the Zig Zag on Bourne on the floor; after the commercial break, Bourne was tended to in the ring as Kingston wrestled the match by himself before Bourne made the hot tag late in the contest (the champions' first appearance with new theme music)
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) pinned Alicia Fox in a non-title match with the Glam Slam at the 35-second mark; after the bout, Beth took the mic and made fun of Alicia as Alicia was caught in Natalya's leglock backbreaker
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Jinder Mahal via submission with the Torture Rack at 2:06; prior to the bout, Jackson's entrance interrupted Mahal's in-ring promo; Mahal then continued his promo, with Jackson eventually knocking him to the mat; after the contest, Jackson took the mic and told Mahal "Sssshhh"
Randy Orton & Sheamus defeated Christian & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes at 9:50 when Orton pinned Rhodes with the RKO

WWE @ Denver, CO - Pepsi Center - October 7, 2011

WWE @ Loveland, CO - Budweiser Events Center - October 8, 2011

WWE @ Beaumont, TX - Ford Arena - October 8, 2011

WWE @ Bossier City, LA - Century Link Center - October 9, 2011 (matinee)

WWE @ Colorado Springs, CO - World Arena - October 9, 2011

WWE @ Oklahoma City, OK - Arena - October 10, 2011
Raw SuperShow - featured an opening segment showing the lack of commentators at ringside and no wrestlers backstage; moments later, Triple H appeared and eventually walked out to the ring, where he noted the crowd showed up and he showed up but all the wrestlers were in the parking lot; Triple H said they all brought their gear but they wouldn't perform unless he stepped down as COO; moments later, he took off his jacket, telling the superstars to kiss his butt and a broomstick would give him a better match than most of them; John Cena then appeared and said every one of the 55 that walked out asked him to join their cause while Triple H didn't speak to him, then noting his past bosses of Vince McMahon, Eric Bischoff, Vickie Guerrero, the Raw guest hosts, the anonymous GM, and Mike Adamle; Cena continued by saying he was staying on Raw, with Sheamus then walking out, speaking about his history with Triple H, and saying he greatly respected Triple H, adding he wouldn't "sit out there with all those losers" and came to be part of Raw; CM Punk followed and said those having a "picnic" in the parking lot misunderstood what he did months earlier, adding he didn't walk out - his contract expired and he was proving a point to a company; Punk continued by saying it was professional wrestling and he thrived on an unsafe work environment, then asking where they go from there; Triple H followed by setting up Sheamus vs. Cena with himself as referee, with Punk on commentary; Triple H then asked Punk to also be the timekeeper, offering him double pay; included a backstage segment in which John Laurinaitis welcomed the superstars back into the arena, with John Morrison mocking Laurinaitis before Laurinaitis told him to head out to the ring and he would find an opponent; moments later, Christian congratulated Laurinaitis on his position, with Laurinaitis asking if he would face Morrison and Christian accepting; moments later, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, & Michael Cole came out to the commentary table; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown's airing on Friday will make it the 2nd longest running weekly episodic show in TV history, behind only Raw; included a backstage segment with Triple H and Laurinaitis in which Laurinaitis said he was appointed to the role just like Triple H was and he didn't want the job, with Triple H then threatening him and walking away; featured an ad promoting 'The Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn;' included the announcement fans could vote on what the WrestleMania show would be named on the WWE Network in 2012; featured footage of Sheamus speaking to school children in Connecticut with the Be a Star campaign; included a vignette on Brodus Clay; featured the world premiere of the trailer of 'The Reunion,' starring Cena:
John Cena fought Sheamus to a no contest at the 4:29 when Vince McMahon walked out to the ring; CM Punk provided commentary and served as timekeeper for the bout; Triple H was the guest referee for the match; after the bout, Vince thanked the performers and Punk, who all went backstage, and said he needed to talk with Triple H alone in the ring; McMahon then said it was important to speak up for what you believe in and that that board of directors had relieved him of his job of running Raw; McMahon then said Triple H would stay on as Raw GM and that the board wanted someone who wasn't a McMahon; McMahon then announced John Laurinaitis was the interim GM of Raw; Laurinaitis then appeared at the entrance stage, as the crowd chanted "You suck"
Christian (w/ WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, & Jack Swagger) pinned John Morrison with the spear at 1:12 with the spear; both men wrestled in street clothes; after the bout, Ziggler hit the Zig Zag, Rhodes hit Crossroads, and Swagger hit the gutwrench powerbomb on Morrison Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification in a non-title match at around the 5-minute mark when WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, who Orton fought off moments earlier, broke the cover after Orton hit Henry with the RKO; prior to the bout, Henry cut an in-ring promo recapping the return of Big Show on Smackdown and saying he would get vengeance on Show at Vengeance; Orton, from behind the stage, then said vengeance would be his right then and there; after the match, Orton attempted the RKO on Rhodes but instead sustained the powerslam from Henry, who then hit the move a second time; after Henry left ringside, Rhodes slid back into the ring and dropped Orton with Crossroads, then waving one of his attendants to run out with a paper bag that Rhodes then placed on Orton's head; Rhodes then took the mic and said if you cut the head off the viper, you take all the venom with it (the bout began during the commercial break)
Kelly Kelly & Eve defeated Rosa Mendes & Tamina at 2:22 when Eve pinned Tamina with a moonsault off the top; during the bout, Michael Cole announced that John Laurinaitis was now on Twitter at @WWERawGM; after the match, Laurinaitis walked out, took the mic, and announced John Cena would face WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio at Vengeance; Laurinaitis then asked for Jim Ross to join him in the ring, where he called him an ingrate for walking out the previous week after Triple H got him his job back; moments later, Laurinaitis fired Ross, who then promptly left ringside
Mason Ryan, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero), & David Otunga at 8:25 when Ryan pinned Ziggler with a spinning spinebuster; late in the bout, Bourne appeared to suffer a legit injury after a powerbomb from Swagger
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio fought CM Punk to a no contest in a non-title match at around the 4:15 mark when John Laurinaitis walked out and said he was stopping the bout so ADR & Punk could face the now reinstated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth, who then walked out and performed Truth's "You suck" rap; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio & CM Punk defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth via disqualification at around the 9-minute mark when Truth & Miz illegally double teamed Punk; ADR left ringside at around the 5-minute mark, with Ricardo Rodriguez, after appearing to sustain a knee injury; after the bout, Triple H made the save and he and Punk fought off Miz and Truth, ending with Punk scaring Truth into the crowd and Triple H scaring Miz backstage; after the contest, Punk and Triple H stood in the ring together as the show ended; moments later, John Laurinaitis and David Otunga were shown backstage with Laurinaitis saying he would suggest to the board that Triple H & Punk face Miz & Truth at Vengeance (the bout began during the commercial break)

WWE @ Tyler, TX - Oil Palace - October 10, 2011
Moved to 1/7/12

WWE @ Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center - October 11, 2011
Smackdown! - 10/14/11 - featured an opening segment with Teddy Long and John Laurinaitis at the entrance stage in which Long noted the episode would move Smackdown into the second longest running show of all time, behind only Raw; Larinaitis then said he was thrilled to be there, as the interim GM of Raw and executive vice president of talent relations; the two then announced a battle royal would be held, with the winner getting a title shot of his choice later in the show; included an ad promoting "The Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn;" featured a graphic noting Raw and Smackdown were now the two longest running episodic TV shows of all time; included a backstage segment with WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez, with Long asking where they were off to; ADR then said Randy Orton chose to face World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry because he knew he couldn't beat him and thus was leaving, with Long then setting up a match between ADR and Sheamus for later in the show; featured a graphic advertising that fans could chose the name for the WWE Network's first show; included an ad promoting 'Inside Out' on DVD and Blu-ray; featured a backstage segment with Long and WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne, with Vickie Guerrero walking in and demanding Jack Swagger & WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler get a title shot later in the show; after Long denied her demand, Zack Ryder walked in and said he would fill in for the injured Bourne; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown was the 2nd longest episodic weekly TV show in primetime history, with more episodes than X-Files, 24, and Mission Impossible combined; featured a look at 'The Reunion,' starring John Cena; included anti-bullying comments by Daniel Bryan, Booker T, Alicia Fox, Eve, the Big Show, Brie & Nikki Bella, and Kingston; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with Sheamus regarding Christian's interference in his match, during which Sheamus compared Christian to a troll from Ireland; included a video package recapping the history between Show and Henry:
Randy Orton won a 41-man battle royal at 22:38; stipulations stated the winner would challenge for the title of their choice later in the show; eliminations: WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes by Orton via a hiptoss (0:09); Johnny Curtis by Drew McIntyre via a punch as Curtis was on the apron (0:26); JTG by Wade Barrett (1:26); Michael McGillicutty by WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston (1:41); Derrick Bateman by Titus O'Neil (1:52); Yoshi Tatsu by Curt Hawkins & Santino Marella (1:57); O'Neil by Swagger (1:59); Matt Striker by William Regal (2:31); Regal by Daniel Bryan (6:48); Percy Watson by Jack Swagger (7:11); John Morrison by WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Swagger (7:23); Ziggler by Zack Ryder (7:25); Trent Barreta by Mike Mizanin (8:10); an Uso by Miz (8:24); Ted Dibiase Jr. by Ezekiel Jackson (8:24); Tyson Kidd by R-Truth (9:07); Bryan by Miz & Truth (13:46); Tyler Reks by Mason Ryan (14:44); Hawkins by Ryan (14:49); McIntyre by Ryan (15:05); Justin Gabriel by Ryan via a press slam (15:17); Ryan by Barrett (15:20); Primo Colon by CM Punk via a kick to the head as Primo was on the apron (15:47); Santino by Christian via a punch to the face as Santino was on the apron (16:07); Alex Riley by Miz via pulling down the top rope (16:22); Kingston by Swagger via a kick off the apron (17:33); Ryder by Jinder Mahal (17:40); David Otunga by Sheamus via a boot to the face (17:54); an Uso by Sheamus (18:00); Ezekiel by Sheamus via a clothesline (18:09); Heath Slater by Sheamus via a boot as Slater was on the apron (18:20); Sin Cara by Sheamus via a powerbomb onto Jackson, Otunga, and the Uso (18:33); Christian by Sheamus (19:04); Truth by Punk (19:29); Punk by Miz (19:33); after the elimination, Punk and Truth brawled on the floor; the eliminated Christian slid back into the ring to eliminate Sheamus (20:09); Barrett by Orton (20:30); Swagger by Orton following the RKO (20:39); Mahal by Orton following the RKO (20:52); Miz by Orton after an RKO onto the apron; after the match, Josh Matthews conducted an in-ring interview with Orton about who he would challenge, with Orton saying it would be World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) pinned Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve) in a non-title match at 1:53 with the Glam Slam; Kelly wore a Dallas Cowboys jersey to the ring prior to the match
Sin Cara #2 pinned Justin Gabriel at 1:26 with a swanton off the top; prior to the bout, Sin Cara was shown being attacked backstage by Sin Cara #2, with #2 taking Sin Cara's mask and walking away, eventually putting on the mask of #1; the bout was wrestled under blue and orange lights
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio (w/ Ricardo Rodriguez) pinned Sheamus in a non-title match at 3:57 with a running enzuiguri and a second kick to the head after Christian crotched Sheamus on the top behind the referee's back; after the match, Christian dropped Sheamus with the spear before leaving the ring; as Sheamus staggered to his feet, Christian reentered the ring and hit the spear a second time
Zack Ryder & WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne) defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 10:19 when Ryder pinned Ziggler after Kingston hit the spin kick to the face behind the referee's back; Ryder came out with his flip camera
Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification at 10:01 when WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes interfered; after the bout, Rhodes attempted to put a paper bag over Orton's head, only for the Big Show to run out; moments later, Show and Orton fought off Henry and Rhodes, ending with Show dropping Henry with the chokeslam

WWE @ Monterrey, Mexico - Arena Monterrey - October 12, 2011

WWE @ Merida, Mexico - Kukulcan Baseball Stadium - October 13, 2011

WWE @ Monterrey, Mexico - Arena Monterrey - October 13, 2011

WWE @ Puebla, Mexico - Serdan Brothers Baseball Stadium - October 14, 2011

WWE @ San Luis Potosi, Mexico - Baseball Stadium - October 14, 2011

WWE @ Veracruz, Mexico - Beto Avila Baseball Stadium - October 15, 2011

WWE @ Mexico City, Mexico - Sports Palace - October 15, 2011 (14,845; sell out)
Raw SuperShow - 10/17/11 - included Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary; featured an opening in-ring promo by John Laurinaitis in which he noted Rey Mysterio Jr. would not be on hand, thus teasing the crowd, and said he would do everything in his power to do his job to the best of his ability; he then said he made a mistake in firing Jim Ross the previous week and introduced Ross, who he then asked to come into the ring; Laurinaitis hugged JR and said he brought him back but he would not be on commentary, then showing footage of Cole, WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, & Ricardo Rodriguez mocking JR during the commercial break the previous week; Laurinaitis then said JR and Cole should settle their differences, with Cole & ADR facing JR & John Cena; moments later, JR and Cole mocked each other; included a vignette on Brodus Clay; featured a backstage segment in which Laurinaitis was shown talking on the phone until Brie & Nikki Bella showed up and said they hoped he hadn't forgotten how important they are to Raw; after he got back on the phone, Ricardo Rodriguez walked in alongside ADR, with ADR protesting his main event match; Laurinaitis then said the winner of the tag match would determine the stiuplation for the WWE World Title match at Vengeance; featured an ad promoting "The Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn;" included an ad promoting the WWE Network starting in 2012; featured a WWE.com poll on what to name the WWE Network's WrestleMania poll, with WrestleMania Rewind winning with 39%; included an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring Cena; featured a backstage segment with Cena and JR talking about their upcoming match; following the segment, Cole took the mic to respond and said he was heading backstage to prepare to beat up JR in the ring and might even beat Cena; Cole then said his wife was Mexican, thus the crowd had to cheer him, before going backstage; included anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, CM Punk, Cena, Areil Winter, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; featured a graphic noting Raw and Smackdown were the #1 and #2 shows with the most weekly primetime episodes; included the announcement ADR would face Big Show on Smackdown:
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, & Christian defeated Randy Orton, John Morrison, & Sheamus at 11:21 when Henry pinned Morrison with the powerslam; prior to the bout, it was noted Rhodes would face Orton at Vengeance; mid-way through the match, Orton and Rhodes fought their way backstage; late in the contest, Sheamus and Christian battled into the crowd, leaving only Henry and Morrison left in the match
Natalya Neidhart (w/ WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix) pinned Eve (w/ Kelly Kelly) with the moonsault at 2:12; prior to the bout, it was announced Eve would challenge Phoenix at Vengeance
CM Punk pinned Mike Mizanin (w/ R-Truth) with a roll up at 16:47 after causing Miz to collide with Truth on the apron; following Miz & Truth's entrance, Miz took the mic and said they knew Punk was sweating because they were the ones that gave him the beating of his life at Hell in a Cell, then got Triple H removed from running Raw; after Truth cut a promo saying they would get vengeance at Vengeance, Triple H walked out to be in Punk's corner; at the 9-minute mark, John Laurinaitis and customs officials interrupted the bout, with Laurinaitis noting Triple H's paperwork was not in order and he would have to meet with immigration representatives; Triple H was then escorted out of the arena but not before punching Truth in the face; after the contest, Miz & Truth double teamed Punk until referees ran out to the ring, with Miz & Truth immediately backing down and leaving the ring; moments later, Truth ran back into the ring to hit the What's Up on Punk, with Miz following by hitting the Skull Crushing Finale
Zack Ryder pinned Jack Swagger (w/ WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero) with the Rough Ryder at the 35-second mark; prior to the bout, Vickie, Ziggler, & Swagger conducted an in-ring promo in which Vickie announced her team would challenge WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne at Vengeance; Ziggler then mocked the Mexican crowd, noting he represented the best country in the world and they would get to see and Swagger in action; Swagger followed by singing the National Anthem until he was interrupted by Ryder; after the bout, Swagger and Ziggler surrounded Ryder on the floor until Mason Ryan ran out to make the save; Ryan then took the mic and noted he was facing Ziggler then and there
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Jack Swagger) defeated Mason Ryan (w/ Zack Ryder) via disqualification at around the 4-minute mark when, after being slapped by Vickie on the floor, Ryan assaulted Ziggler and failed to answer the referee's count; after the match, Ryan fought off Swagger and dropped Ziggler with a powerslam (the bout began during the commercial break)
John Cena & Jim Ross defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio & Michael Cole at 12:33 when Cole submitted to JR's ankle lock after sustaining the FU from Cena; Ricardo Rodriguez served as the ring announcer for ADR & Cole; stipulations stated the winning team would be able to choose the stipulation for the Cena vs. ADR match at Vengeance; Josh Matthews subbed for Cole, alongside Jerry Lawler, on commentary for the match; after the bout, Cena fought off ADR on the floor and dropped him with the FU before taking the mic and counting outloud while ADR reached his feet; Cena eventually rammed the ring steps into Del Rio before again counting outloud, reaching 10, before stating he would face ADR in a last man standing match at Vengeance

WWE @ Amarillo, TX - Cal Farley Coliseum - October 15, 2011

WWE @ Mexico City, Mexico - Sports Palace - October 16, 2011
Smackdown! - 10/21/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, in which he noted his last man standing match upcoming at Vengeance against John Cena; ADR then said he was scheduled to face the Big Show later in the show but that wasn't going to happen, then showing Cena's assault on him at the end of Raw to explain why; ADR went on to say it was his dream to compete for all the fans in Mexico, then went to leave before Teddy Long appeared and noted the physicians cleared ADR to compete and that he was trying to weasel his way out of the match; Long then polled the fans on whether they wanted to see the match, then telling ADR to get ready because it would take place as scheduled; included an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring Cena; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Twitter followers than Disney, Coca Cola, Microsoft, McDonald's, AT&T, and Nike; included a backstage segment with Vickie Guerrero and Christian in which Vickie suggested they start a business relationship, adding they could share embarassing stories about Edge; Long then walked in and said he would give Christian "one more match" Sunday at Vengeance against Sheamus, with Christian angrily walking off; moments later, Long said WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler would defend against Zack Ryder at Vengeance, on top of his scheduled tag team title shot; Ryder then walked in and mocked Vickie, causing her to scream; featured a video package recapping the history between Sin Cara #1 and #2; included an in-ring promo by WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in which he discussed his recent attacks on Randy Orton, saying Orton gave him severe emotional injuries dating back to their days back in Legacy; Rhodes went on to say man was basically evil and twisted, then called out Orton to appear and admit he was wrong about Rhodes, as was all the fans; Orton then appeared at the entrance stage and said his only mistake was letting Rhodes breathe after twice costing him the world title; moments later, Orton laid out Rhodes' attendants before Rhodes jumped him on the floor; moments later, the two continued to brawl until Rhodes escaped to the floor, with Orton dropping one of Rhodes' attendants with the RKO in the ring; featured a poll in which fans chose "WWE Divas Heels on Wheels" as WWE's first reality show starring the divas; included an ad promoting "The Ladder Match 2: Crash & Burn;" featured a vignette on Brodus Clay; included an in-ring promo by WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart in which they discussed their rivalry with the other divas, adding that it was Eve's turn to cry at Vengeance; moments later, Eve appeared, confronted the other two, said she was not a Barbie doll, and there was nothing they could do to break her; as Beth and Natalya taunted Eve, telling her not to cry, Eve shoved Beth to the mat and left the ring; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has produced TV globally in China, South Africa, the UK, Australia, Italy, Japan, and now Mexico:
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry pinned John Morrison in a non-title match with the powerslam at 3:20; late in the bout, Morrison hit Starship Pain but Henry kicked out at 2
Wade Barrett pinned Daniel Bryan with Wasteland at 5:14; prior to the bout, a pre-taped promo by Barrett aired in which he said he was done looking for groups to latch on to him and weigh him down; early in the bout, it was noted Bryan said he would not shave his beard until WrestleMania, when he cashes in his Money in the Bank title shot
Sheamus & Zack Ryder defeated Christian & WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 3:58 when Sheamus pinned Ziggler with the boot to the face, moments after Sheamus scared Christian to the aisle; after the bout, Christian reappeared and dropped Sheamus with a spear on the entrance stage
Sin Cara #1 defeated Sin Cara #2 via submission at 13:23 with La Mistica in a mask vs. mask match; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the bout, Sin Cara #2 attempted to leave the ring without unmasking, with Sin Cara #1 ripping the mask off before hitting a plancha onto #2 outside the ring
The Big Show defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification in a non-title match at 10:50 when Ricardo Rodriguez interfered; Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; after the match, Show fought off ADR and knocked out he and Rodriguez with punches; moments later, World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry ran out but was immediately knocked out by a right hand punch from Show

- 10/19/11: Gerald Brisco suffered a mild stroke.

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Corpus Christi, TX - American Bank Center - October 22, 2011 (6,200)
Included an in-ring interview of Sheamus, during which he was attacked by Christian, R-Truth, & Mike Mizanin; moments later, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne made the save, with Teddy Long announcing the six men would do battle later in the show
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio fought John Cena to a no contest when Del Rio walked out of the match, eventually calling out World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry as his replacement; moments later, as the two double teamed Cena, the Big Show ran out to make the save
John Cena & the Big Show defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio & World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry in an impromptu match when Cena pinned ADR with the FU as Show pinned Henry with the chokeslam
Wade Barrett pinned Daniel Bryan with the Wasteland
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Zack Ryder with the Beautiful Disaster
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Primo & Tito Colon
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve
Sin Cara #1 pinned Sin Cara #2
Sheamus, WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated Christian, R-Truth, & Mike Mizanin when Sheamus pinned Christian with the boot to the face

Vengeance 2011 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center - October 23, 2011 (8,000)
Wade Barrett pinned Daniel Bryan with Wasteland
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; included a backstage segment with CM Punk and Ted Dibiase Jr., with Triple H then walking in and discussing he and Punk's tag team match later in the show against Mike Mizanin & R-Truth; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with the Big Show regarding his upcoming match with World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry and Henry putting him out of action for several months; included an ad promoting 'Greatest Rivalries: Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart;' featured a backstaage segment with John Laurinaitis and David Otunga in which they talked about it being Laurinaitis' first pay-per-view running Raw; moments later, Mike Mizanin & R-Truth walked in and asked why they were reinstated, with Laurinaitis saying they suck up well; after Laurinaitis walked off, the two ranted about Triple H, Punk, and Texas; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the 2011 Survivor Series sold out in 90 minutes; featured a backstage segment with WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, and Laurinaitis in which ADR protested his last man standing match upcoming against John Cena, with Laurinaitis reminding him he had never been in a Hell in a Cell match before he won the title in it weeks earlier; included anti-bullying comments from Miz, CM Punk, Cena, Areil Winter, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; featured an ad promoting the Rock returning to the ring at Survivor Series:
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 13:24 when Bourne pinned Ziggler with Air Bourne following Kingston's spin kick to the face
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Jack Swagger) pinned Zack Ryder at 6:03 with a superkick after Ryder fought off an interfering Swagger; during his entrance, Ryder's most recent tweet appeared on the screen regarding his title shot; WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne were in the challenger's corner early on but were ejected mid-way through after they tossed Ziggler back into the ring
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve with the Glam Slam at 7:18 after avoiding the moonsault; during the champion's entrance, footage was shown of Kelly Kelly being attacked backstage earlier in the night by Phoenix, alongside Natalya Neidhart and Brie & Nikki Bella, with officials having to pull Eve away when she ran out to make the save; as a result, Kelly and Natalya were banned from ringside (Eve's debut with new theme music)
Sheamus pinned Christian with the boot to the face at 10:37 as Christian attempted the spear
Mike Mizanin & R-Truth defeated Triple H & CM Punk at 15:24 when Miz pinned Punk with the Little Jimmy's Finale after Kevin Nash came out of the crowd and attacked Triple H at ringside; after the contest, Nash continued to assault Triple H in the ring, ending with the powerbomb; moments later, after replays showed Triple H landed awkwardly on the powerbomb, he was helped backstage (debut of Miz & Truth's finisher)
Randy Orton pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title match at 12:13 with the RKO after causing Rhodes to collide with one of Rhodes' baggers on the apron
The Big Show fought World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry to a no contest at around the 11:30 mark when, as Henry attempted a superplex, the ring broke upon impact; late in the match, Henry kicked out of a chokeslam and a chokeslam from the top rope while Show kicked out of the powerslam; after the contest, medics came out to tend to both men; moments later, Teddy Long and John Laurinaitis appeared ringside; Show was eventually helped onto a cart and driven backstage; Henry was helped out of the ring by several officials but he shoved them away before collapsing, yelling that he didn't need anyone's help; Henry eventually went backstage as Laurinaitis addressed the crowd, stressing that the WWE World Title match would take place as scheduled
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated John Cena in a last man standing match at 26:58 after hitting him with the title belt, moments after the challenger was attacked by Mike Mizanin & R-Truth; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; during the match, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks"

WWE @ Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center - October 24, 2011 (7,000)
The Undertaker and Michelle McCool were backstage at the show
Sin Cara #1 defeated Michael McGillicutty
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated JTG & Primo Colon
Eve & Kelly Kelly defeated Nikki & Brie Bella
Raw SuperShow - featured Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included an opening in-ring promo by Triple H in which he spoke about being taught years ago that you can make money or friends in wrestling, then adding he had a short list of friends that included Shawn Michaels, Sean Waltman, and Kevin Nash; Triple H then said, once he got into power, some friends took advantage of him for his position; Triple H went on to say Nash broke his heart the previous night and he would take it out on him, then demanding he come out then and there, adding he knew he was in the building; moments later, John Laurinaitis interrupted and said Nash was not in the building to his knowledge, with Triple H telling him to shut up and demanding he not step into the ring; Triple H then reminded Laurinaitis he works for him, ordering him to go find Nash and offer him a contract he can't refuse; as Triple H walked off and turned around to address Laurinaitis, Nash came from behind and struck Triple H in the back with a sledgehammer; security then appeared to send Nash backstage; referees and medics then tended to Triple H at the entrance stage; Nash was then shown walking down the hallway, past David Otunga, Aksana, Teddy Long, and others; Triple H was then helped backstage where he quickly collapsed; after the commercial break, it was noted Triple H was on his way to a hospital; moments later, Nash threatened the medics at the ambulance, yanked Triple H on his backboard against a wall, and then struck him in the face with the sledgehammer; following the commercial break, the ambulance was shown leaving the arena; featured a backstage segment in which Laurinaitis was shown talking on the phone with Stephanie McMahon; moments later, he got off the phone and spoke with Otunga, with John Cena walking in, mocking Otunga by calling him Carlton from 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air;' Cena then ranted at Laurinaitis, saying he wanted to face R-Truth & Mike Mizanin; Laurinaitis said he would face them with him picking Cena's partner for later in the show, with Cena then making a skakeboard joke at Laurinaitis; included the announcement the Muppets would appear on the following week; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE trended more than 20 times the previous night during Vengeance, with more people talking about that than Sunday Night Football or the World Series; included a backstage segment in which Zack Ryder was shown celebrating with Nikki & Brie Bella that he would be Cena's tag team partner in the night's main event; featured an in-ring promo by WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, in which he said he was done with Cena and was moving on to other challengers, adding there was no one better than him and he would be champion for a very long time; moments later, CM Punk interrupted, took exception to ADR claiming he was the best, and noting his multiple pinfalls over ADR in recent months; ADR replied by saying Punk didn't deserve a title shot and he should talk to him again when he beats someone and wins a match; Punk replied by saying maybe he was a loser but maybe he would put ADR to sleep anyway; Laurinaitis then walked out, said both men made good points, and said the match would happen at Survivor Series, then adding Punk would have to tell him he respects him in order to get the match; Punk then ranted that respect was earned, Nash interferes in every other one of his matches, and things were as bad with him in charge than Triple H; Punk then said, ala Brian Pillman, "I respect you, Funkman," with Laurinaitis telling him he had one more chance; Punk then replied he respected how Laurinaitis had the deer in the headlights look each week, didn't know how close to hold the mic, and was able to do so much with so little talent; Laurinaitis said Punk wasn't suitable for a title shot and would have to take a week to think about it, with Punk then jumping ADR and dropping Rodriguez with the Go To Sleep; included an ad promoting WrestleMania tickets on sale Nov. 5; featured an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring Cena; included the announcement Triple H may have sustained a broken neck from the earlier assault; included Cole taking the mic, standing on the commentary table, and showing embarrasing doctored photos of Jim Ross on the big screen in response to tweets between the two during the course of the show; Cole then challenged JR to the Michael Cole Challenge the following week, adding if he lost to Ross then he would quit; featured an ad promoting 'Greatest Rivalries: Shawn Michaels & Bret Hart' on DVD; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Ryder regarding his upcoming main event, with Miz & Truth then jumping Ryder and assaulting him until referees intervened; Miz & Truth then walked out and cut a promo, saying Triple H got exactly what he deserved and they were leading a revolution in WWE; the two then ranted on Cena, saying he couldn't rise above them:
Randy Orton & Sheamus defeated Christian & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes at 11:27 when Sheamus pinned Rhodes with a botched boot, as Rhodes attempted the Beautiful Disaster, and the crucifix powerbomb
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero & Jack Swagger) pinned Santino Marella in a non-title match with the Zig Zag at 1:48 after Swagger distracted Marella; after the bout, Swagger applied the ankle lock on Santino until Mason Ryan ran out to make the save, laying out both Ziggler and Swagger in the process
Alicia Fox pinned Natalya Neidhart (w/ WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix) with a roll up out of the corner at 2:11; Phoenix provided guest commentary for the bout; Kelly Kelly & Eve were shown watching on after the match; moments after the bout, Phoenix went for Fox but she escaped the ring (Fox's debut with new entrance music)
Wade Barrett pinned John Morrison with Wasteland at 9:08 after attempting to catch Morrison in mid-air during the Flying Chuck but losing his grip and dropping him
John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth via disqualification in a handicap match at 4:51 when Truth hit Cena with a water bottle as Cena had Miz up for the FU; Zack Ryder was to be Cena's partner but was jumped backstage minutes before the match; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the contest, Miz dropped Cena with the Skull Crushing Finale and Truth hit the What's Up; moments later, the two grabbed chairs before John Laurinaitis interrupted and had security send Miz & Truth out of the ring; Laurinaitis then said Cena could pick his own partner to face Miz & Truth at Survivor Series; Cena then took the mic and, after thinking about it, and hearing chants of "Rocky" picked the Rock to be his partner; Miz & Truth then looked on at Cena as the show ended
WWE Superstars - 10/27/11 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read earlier this month, Smackdown became the 2nd longest running weekly episodic in TV history, behind only Raw; included the WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes vs. Ted Dibiase Jr. and Ezekiel Jackson vs. Jinder Mahal matches taped 10/25/11 in Houston, TX:
WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated JTG & Primo Colon in a non-title match at 4:47 when Bourne pinned Primo with the Air Bourne following the spin kick to the face from Kingston; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout
Eve & Kelly Kelly defeated Nikki & Brie Bella at 5:25 when Kelly scored the pin with the K2; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the taping: WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated John Cena

WWE @ Houston, TX - Toyota Center - October 25, 2011 (7,500)
Drew McIntyre pinned Johnny Curtis with the Future Shock
Percy Watson defeated JTG
Tyson Kidd defeated Jey Uso
Kaitlyn defeated Tamina
Derrick Bateman defeated Titus O'Neal
WWE Superstars - 10/27/11: WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Ted Dibiase Jr. in a non-title match at 9:46 with Crossroads after using his face mask to headbutt Dibiase; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendants handed paper bags out to ringside fans; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
WWE Superstars - 10/27/11: Ezekiel Jackson defeated Jinder Mahal via submission with the Torture Rack at 3:47; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the match
Smackdown! - 10/28/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Teddy Long in which he said the situation between the Big Show and World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry would be addressed later in the show and that both men were in the building; Christian then interrupted and said Show had his chance and blew it, arguing he shouldn't get another title shot and that Christian should get it instead; Christian went on to say there was no one more deserving of a world title shot, with CM Punk walking out and Long explaining that he had arranged for some Raw talent to be on the show since Raw had been using Smackdown shows; Punk then said John Laurinaitis made Long look like FDR, then addressing Christian and said he was a big fan of his but he wasn't out to waste the fans' time by bitching, and bitching, and bitching, and bitching, and bitching; Christian responded by telling Punk to go back to Raw because he wasn't wanted on Smackdown, with Punk responding about 10,000 fans want to see him, they want to see him in a match, and they want to see him in a match with Christian; Long then made the match official; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE provides Raw, Smackdown, and all pay-per-views to the American Forces Network, which is broadcast to all US military in 175 countries and Naval ships at sea; featured an ad promoting 'Greatest Rivalries: Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart;' included a backstage segment with Daniel Bryan, Justin Gabriel, Santino Marella, Johnny Curtis, Curt Hawkins, Alex Riley, and others discussing the DVD, with Tyson Kidd walking in and picking a fight with Bryan and arguing Bret was better than Shawn; moments later, Santino suggested the two face off in the ring, with Kidd accepting; featured a backstage segment with Hornswoggle, dressed as Zack Ryder, and Long with Vickie Guerrero, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, and Jack Swagger walking in, and Ziggler bragging about his win over Ryder at Vengeance; Long responded by saying Ziggler would face Randy Orton later in the show and Swagger would be banned from ringside; after Vickie and her team left, Aksana appeared and Long suggested he speak to her in his office; included anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, CM Punk, Cena, Areil Winter, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, and Bourne; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Hunico regarding Sin Cara unmasking him the previous week, with Hunico saying Sin Cara took something near to his heart and he would get revenge; included a vignette of Brodus Clay; featured the announcement the Rock may answer Cena's challenge for Survivor Series to open Raw; included a segment in which Cole took the mic and talked about the upcoming Michael Cole Challenge between he and Jim Ross on Raw, then showing doctored embarassing photos of JR on the big screen; featured an in-ring promo by Show in which he discussed his match at Vengeance against Henry, noting the ring broke and he was feeling the effects of it; Show then noted he met with Long earlier in the day and there would be a rematch in the near future; moments later, Henry interrupted, saying he left with the title belt and was done with Show, adding there would be no rematches; Show then challenged Henry to a fight then and there, which Henry initially accepted but then backed down when he tweaked his back getting into the ring; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 tickets on sale Nov. 5; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE trended more than 20 times the previous night during Vengeance, with more people talking about that than Sunday Night Football or the World Series:
Mike Mizanin & R-Truth defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 8:23 when Truth pinned Kingston after the Little Jimmy Finale; after the bout, Miz & Truth took the mic, spoke about their victory at Vengeance over Triple H & CM Punk, beating up John Cena and Zack Ryder, and Rock possibly being Cena's partner at Survivor Series, adding they would finish the job if Rock and Cena don't beat each other up first
Wade Barrett pinned Trent Barreta with a reversal into the Wasteland at 2:32; during his entrance, a pretaped promo from Barrett aired in which he spoke about "Barrett's Barrage"
Randy Orton pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match with the RKO at 14:00; Jack Swagger was banned from ringside for the bout; WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes provided guest commentary for the match
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd via submission with the LeBell Lock after blocking the Sharpshooter at 2:36
CM Punk pinned Christian at 12:26 with the Go To Sleep, moments after Sheamus ran ringside, distracting Christian as he attempted the spear; early in the match, WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez appeared ringside; late in the match, Rodriguez distracted the referee as ADR crotched Punk on the top rope, with Sheamus coming out moments later

- 10/28/11: Maryse Ouellet was released.

WWE @ Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena - October 31, 2011 (7,000)
Lita (Amy Dumas) was backstage at the show
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Primo & Tito Colon
Raw - featured an opening pre-taped outdoor promo by the Rock in which he responded to John Cena asking him to be his tag team partner at Survivor Series, with Rock responding "Hell no;" Rock continued by noting Cena had been knocking on his door for years and was shocked when Rock actually opened it, then calling Cena and his fans "the Fruit Loop Troop" before eventually saying yes after explaining he and his fans equally despise Mike Mizanin & R-Truth; moments later, Rock cut a promo on Miz & Truth, saying they attack from behind and dared them do to the same to him, and then said Cena shouldn't be too happy because he wants Cena to witness what he does in the ring because it would be just a taste of what he would do to Cena at WrestleMania; included the announcement the Rock would appear on Raw during a 3-hour Raw in two weeks; featured a segment at the entrance stage with Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy, with Vickie Guerrero and Jack Swagger interrupting and insulting the fact the Muppets were on their show; moments later, Piggy and Vickie argued until Santino Marella walked out and told Swagger he should be warming up to face him in the ring; Swagger replied by shutting Kermit's mouth shut and saying WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler would be in his corner, with Marella replying Ziggler would have his own match against Zack Ryder; Kelly Kelly then walked out, dressed as a pirate, kissed Kermit - which angered Piggy, and went to the ring for her match; included a backstage segment with Bunsen Honeydew and Beeker in which Honeydew gave Beeker a formula for Santino to drink to help him win his match; moments later, Beeker was stopped by Christian in the hallway, with Christian pouring out the formula before Sheamus walked in and scared him off; Sheamus then addressed Beeker as his family member, then fixed his hair to look like his own; featured a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis and CM Punk discussing the finish of the opening match, which cost Punk a title shot at Survivor Series, with Laurinaitis saying Punk could have his title shot as long as ADR agreed to it, with Punk thinking for a moment before saying "That seems fair enough;" included a vignette promoting Brodus Clay; featured a backstage segment with Gonzo & Fozzie, in which they were interrupted by Vickie, Swagger, and Ziggler and Swagger and Ziggler tying Gonzo's arms together after he said it would be easy to be a WWE champion; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 tickets on sale Saturday; featured a look at 'The Muppets' movie; included an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring Cena; featured the announcement Triple H would be out of action for 5 weeks and that Kevin Nash had resigned with WWE and would be on Raw the following week; included a segment in which Michael Cole took the mic and said Jim Ross was out of action with intestinal issues, then questioning whether Ross would show up the next week to accept the challenge; moments later, Statler & Waldorf were shown watching in the skybox, and said there was nothing worse than listening to Cole; featured a backstage segment with John Morrison and Miss Piggy in which she fawned over his abs, with Morrison then bringing in Hornswoggle as his "available friend;" Hornswoggle then showed off his Miss Piggy tattoo before kissing her, with Piggy then karate chopping him and leaving; Kermit then appeared, with WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes walking in and putting a tiny paper bag over his head:
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry defeated CM Punk via disqualification in a non-title match at 2:32 when Ricardo Rodriguez entered the ring and hit Henry with his shoe; following the ring entrances, John Laurinaitis walked out to the entrance stage and announced Punk would challenge WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio at Survivor Series if he could defeat Henry; ADR and Rodriguez appeared ringside late in the match; after the contest, Punk grabbed Rodriguez and threw him back into the ring, where Henry dropped Rodriguez with the powerslam
Eve (as Robin) won a 11-diva battle royal by last eliminating Natlya Neidhart (Queen of Hearts) at 2:45; order of elimination: Rosa Mendes (cave woman) by Natalya (0:20); Aksana (Morticia Adams) by one of the Bellas (Mario) (0:43); AJ (Katana from Mortal Kombat) by Tamina (Egyptian goddess) (0:56); Tamina by Kaitlyn (Dog the Bounty Hunter) (1:01); Kaitlyn by Nikki & Brie Bella (Mario & Wario) (1:09); a Bella (Wario) by Kelly (1:53); a Bella (Wario) by Kelly Kelly (a pirate) & Eve (1:56); Alicia Fox (a sailor) by Natalya (2:31); Kelly by Natalya (2:39); Natalya by Eve; WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix, dressed as a queen, provided guest commentary for the bout; stipulations stated the winner would challenge Phoenix for the title; after the match, Phoenix and Natalya confronted Eve, with Alicia and Kelly backing Eve up until the two other divas left the ring
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes & Wade Barrett defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 5:30 when Barrett pinned Bourne with the Wasteland after grabbing him off the top rope; after the match, Christian ran out and attacked the champions before Sheamus followed, pulled Christian to the floor, scared Barrett from the ring, and kicked Rhodes in the face; moments later, Waldorf & Statler were shown watching on backstage and commenting about the match
The Big Show pinned WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio in a non-title match at 13:08 with a right hand punch as ADR attempted a running kick in the corner; after the bout, CM Punk walked out, took the mic, entered the ring as ADR was still knocked out, and sat down beside him, then throwing water on him to wake him up; Punk then said he had a question for ADR, and thought he might say yes because he was going to lock him in the Anaconda Vice until he agreed; Punk then locked on the move until ADR agreed to the match
Santino Marella pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with a roll up at 4:35 after spitting an energy drink into Swagger's eyes, moments after he was given the drink at ringside by Beeker; Animal was the guest timekeeper for the bout; during the bout, there were chants of "Woo Woo Woo" and "We Want Ryder"
Zack Ryder pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 8:52 with the Rough Ryder after holding onto the ropes to avoid the Zig Zag; Ryder initially won the match at the 8-minute mark by the referee had the bout continue after noticing Ziggler's foot was under the bottom rope during the cover
John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin via submission with the SFTU at 8:58, moments after a fan wearing a Scream mask attacked Cena at ringside behind the referee's back; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the match, Cena dropped the "fan" with the FU before unmasking him as R-Truth; Cena then put the mask on himself before doing the "You can't see me" gesture to Truth
WWE Superstars - 11/3/11 - included the Justin Gabriel vs. Jinder Mahal match taped 11/1/11 in Greenville, SC; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE provides Raw, Smackdown and all pay-per-view events to the American Forces Network, which is broadcast to all US military in 175 countries and Naval ships at sea:
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Tyson Kidd at 9:25 with the kick to the head; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout
Drew McIntyre pinned Josh Morrison at 10:04 with the Future Shock after kicking Morrison in his injured leg, moments after Morrison accidentally kicked the ringpost; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout

- 11/1/11: WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne (Matt Korklan) was suspended for 30 days for violating the Wellness Policy.

WWE @ Greenville, SC - BiLo Center - November 1, 2011 (4,500)
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Lane Meyers
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Johnny Curtis & Tyson Kidd
Kaitlyn defeated Tamina
Titus O'Neal, Percy Watson, & AJ defeated JTG, Derrick Bateman, & Maxine
WWE Superstars - 11/3/11: Justin Gabriel pinned Jinder Mahal with the 450 splash at 5:27; Jack Korpela & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout; Mahal cut a promo in Punjabi during his entrance
Smackdown! - 11/4/11 - featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 28 tickets going on sale the following day; included a backstage segment in which Matt Striker said he would have exclusive comments from World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry later in the show; featured a backstage segment with Henry in which he discussed why he wouldn't give the Big Show a rematch, with Henry walking over and starting a fight with Daniel Bryan, eventually yelling that Bryan couldn't beat him and saying he would have Teddy Long book a match between the two for later in the night; Bryan then accepted the challenge; included an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring John Cena; included a backstage segment with Bryan and Show, with Show saying he would be in Bryan's corner for his upcoming match with Henry; featured an ad promoting 'Greatest Rivalries: Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart;' included an ad promoting the Rock being on Raw in 2 weeks; featured a vignette promoting Brodus Clay and his appearance Monday on Raw:
Randy Orton pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title streetfight at 23:34 with the RKO after hitting the elevated DDT from the barricade to the floor; prior to the bout, Rhodes' attendants passed paper bags out to ringside fans; early in the match, Rhodes threw one of his attendants into the ring, who then sustained the RKO from Orton; after the contest, Orton took one of Rhodes' paper bags and put it over Rhodes' head
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Tyson Kidd with Dream Street at 2:08
Alicia Fox pinned Natalya Neidhart at 1:30 with a somersault legdrop
Sheamus fought Christian to a no contest; prior to the entrances, the Big Show cut an in-ring promo in which he said he would knock out Henry if given the chance, with Christian then interrupting and saying Show's "Mama said knock you out" line was so good, he thought he was done and it was time for Christian to come out for his scheduled match with Sheamus; Christian then asked what made Show think he was deserving of one more match with Henry, with Show eventually dropping Christian with the chokeslam; following Sheamus's entrance, the referee told him Christian said he was unable to compete due to the chokeslam, with Wade Barrett then appearing and saying Christian was in no shape to compete so he would take his place in the match
Wade Barrett pinned Sheamus at 10:31 with a roll up after Sheamus went after Christian, who was ringside for the duration of the match, on the apron; mid-way through the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Sheamus" and "Let's go, Barrett;" after the match, Christian dropped Sheamus with the spear in the ring, with he and Barrett then leaving ringside together; following the commercial break, Sheamus attacked Christian backstage before he was then jumped by Barrett; moments later, the two fought until they were pulled apart by security, Jimmy & Jey Uso, and others
Sin Cara defeated Epico (Tito Colon) via disqualification at 1:27 when Hunico ran out and shoved Sin Cara off the top rope; the match was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the contest, Hunico and Epico double teamed Sin Cara, finishing with a double team powerbomb (Epico's debut)
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry defeated Daniel Bryan (w/ the Big Show) via disqualification in a non-title match at 6:25 when, after Bryan sustained several splashes in the corner, Show slid in the ring and knocked Henry out with a punch; after the contest, Show brought Bryan to his senses and convinced him to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot; moments later, Bryan slid in the ring and went to hit Henry with the briefcase only to sustain the powerslam; Henry then did the same to Show after hitting him with the briefcase; moments later, Teddy Long appeared at the entrance stage and said Henry would defend the title against Show at Survivor Series
Dark match after the taping: The Big Show & Sheamus fought World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry & Christian to a no contest when Show and Henry fought their way backstage; Booker T was the guest referee for the bout
Dark match after the taping: Sheamus pinned Christian with the boot to the face; Booker T was the guest referee for the bout; after the match, Sheamus and Booker did the Spinaroonie

WWE (Raw) @ Dublin, Ireland - O2 Arena - November 2, 2011 (7,000)
Santino Marella defeated Drew McIntyre
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Zack Ryder and WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena & John Morrison defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth; Mick Foley was the guest referee for the bout
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification

WWE (Raw) @ Nantes, France - November 3, 2011 (4,700)
Santino Marella defeated Drew McIntyre
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Zack Ryder and WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena & John Morrison defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Bilbao, Spain - Arena - November 3, 2011 (4,000)
Daniel Bryan defeated William Regal
Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel defeated Johnny Curtis & Jinder Mahal
Brodus Clay defeated Trent Barreta
Hunico defeated Yoshi Tatsu
AJ & Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina
Sheamus defeated Christian
Wade Barrett defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Randy Orton defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title match
The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification

WWE (Raw) @ Amneville, France - Galaxie Mega Hall - November 4, 2011 (5,800)
Santino Marella defeated Drew McIntyre
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger in an impromptu match; prior to the bout, Swagger issued an open challenge to anyone backstage
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison and WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena & Zack Ryder defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Graz, Austria - Stadthalle - November 4, 2011 (2,600)
Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel defeated Jinder Mahal & Johnny Curtis
Hunico defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Brodus Clay defeated Trent Barreta
Daniel Bryan defeated William Regal
Alicia Fox & AJ defeated Tamina & Natalya Neidhart
Wade Barrett defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Randy Orton, Sheamus, & the Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, Christian, & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes

WWE (Raw) @ Manchester, England - November 5, 2011 (12,569)
Santino Marella defeated Drew McIntyre
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison and WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena & Zack Ryder defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth; Mick Foley was the guest referee for the bout
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Vienna, Austria - November 5, 2011 (4,000)
Daniel Bryan defeated William Regal
Tyson Kidd & Justin Gabriel defeated Jinder Mahal & Johnny Curtis
Brodus Clay defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Hunico defeated Tyson Kidd
Sheamus defeated Christian
AJ & Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina; Aksana was the guest referee for the bout
Randy Orton & Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Wade Barrett & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes
The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Cardiff, Wales - Motorpoint Arena - November 6, 2011 (4,566)
Daniel Bryan defeated William Regal via submission with the LeBell Lock
Justin Gabriel & Tyson Kidd defeated Johnny Curtis & Jinder Mahal
Brodus Clay pinned Trent Barreta
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. and Wade Barrett by pinning Barrett with a roll up after Barrett hit Wasteland on Dibiase
Alicia Fox & AJ defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina
Hunico pinned Yoshi Tatsu
Randy Orton & the Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry & Christian after hitting the chokeslam and RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Sheffield, England - Motorpoint Arena - November 6, 2011 (7,853)
Santino Marella pinned Drew McIntyre with the Cobra
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty; after the bout, Jack Swagger attacked Riley & Primo before issuing an open challenge
Mason Ryan defeated Jack Swagger
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison and WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston after hitting a superkick
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena & Zack Ryder defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth when Cena scored the pin
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification when Ricardo Rodriguez hit Punk with a chair; after the bout, Mike Mizanin & R-Truth attacked Punk, leading to John Cena, Zack Ryder, and Eve making the save and hitting all their finishers on Miz

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Birmingham, England - LG Arena - November 7, 2011 (7,000)
William Regal defeated Daniel Bryan
Tyson Kidd defeated Jinder Mahal
AJ defeated Tamina; Aksana was the guest referee for the bout
Sheamus defeated Christian
Hunico defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Randy Orton & Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Wade Barrett & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes
The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification

WWE @ Liverpool, England - Echo Arena - November 7, 2011 (7,853)
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Trent Barreta & Derrick Bateman
Raw Supershow - featured an opening in-ring promo by John Cena, to a mixed reaction, in which he noted the Rock would be back on Raw the following week; Cena then noted he would be in action later teaming with a future WWE Hall of Famer against Mike Mizanin & R-Truth, with Miz & Truth then interrupting and Miz reminding everyone he pinned Cena at WrestleMania; Miz then said Cena embarassed them the previous week and it would never happen again; Truth then said no one would be laughing after Survivor Series, then adding Cena's tag team partner would "get got;" as Cena talked up his partner, Miz responded by quoting the Rock in saying "It doesn't matter who you're teaming up with;" moments later, Miz & Truth double teamed Cena until Zack Ryder helped make the save in clearing them from the ring; included an ad promoting Rock returning to Raw the following week; featured an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring Cena; included the announcement Randy Orton, Sin Cara, WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston, Mason Ryan, & Sheamus would face Wade Barrett, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, Christian, Hunico, & Jack Swagger in an elimination match at Survivor Series; featured a look at the media coverage and fans in attendance for WrestleMania tickets which went on sale Saturday, with comments from Nikki & Brie Bella and Rey Mysterio Jr.; included a backstage segment with Ryder and the Bellas in which Ryder talked about being in the main event; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Cena has more than 9 million Facebook followers, more than Jennifer Lopez, LeBron James, Kim Kardashian, Madonna, Oprah Winfrey, Johnny Depp, Dalai Lama, and the Rock; included an announcement by Michael Cole in which he said the Michael Cole Challenge wouldn't take place because Jim Ross wasn't allowed on the plane because of the BBQ sauce he carries with him each week, then saying JR could try again the next week; featured an ad promoting 'Greatest Rivalries: Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart;' included footage from the Muppets hosting the previous week's show, as well as comments from the Muppets about their experiences on the show and their new movie; included an in-ring segment in which Jerry Lawler introduced Kelly Kelly, noting she would be on the cover of the next Maxim Magazine; moments later, Kelly thanked the fans for their support until she was interrupted by WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix and Natalya Neidhart, who made fun of her for being a Barbie doll; Kelly responded by saying she wouldn't make fun of them for being on the cover of National Geographic; the two then cornered Kelly until Eve and Alicia Fox made the save and helped unveil the cover featuring Kelly; featured footage of Punk vs. ADR on the WWE '12 video game; included a segment at the entrance stage in which John Laurinaitis introduced Kevin Nash, who came out to his former nWo music, took the mic, and said he didn't owe anyone an explanation; Nash then said he remembered the first time he saw Triple H in 1995 and that he should have buried him back then; Nash then discussed being in the 2011 Royal Rumble and getting the cold shoulder from Triple H afterwards; Nash then said Triple H was still the measuring stick and he used him to book himself in a main event match; featured a vignette on Brodus Clay; included a backstage segment with Laurinaitis and David Otunga in which Laurinaitis said he was saving Clay for a more sophisticated audience and was not using him on the show as scheduled; moments later, Punk walked in, with Otunga saying Punk looked like someone who worked at a gas station, with Punk jumping him until he too was jumped by WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio; ADR then had to be dragged away by referees; featured a look at a Cena / Rock Survivor Series bus in Times Square and a giant banner showing them facing off for WrestleMania 28:
John Morrison pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match with a crucifix at 12:04; during the match, it was noted Morrison had not won a match since August
Mason Ryan pinned JTG with a full nelson slam at 2:24; during his entrance, a vignette on Ryan aired
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio defeated WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston in a non-title match via submission with the armbreaker at 2:08 after ramming Kingston shoulder-first into the ringpost; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; after the match, ADR reapplied the hold until CM Punk appeared; following the commercial break, ADR took the mic, insulted the crowd and Punk and told Punk to cancel their title match at Survivor Series; Punk responded by noting ADR beat him by having Kevin Nash powerbomb him at Summer Slam and then hit him with a steel pipe to win at Hell in a Cell; Punk then said ADR was one-dimensional on the mic, noting he says "destiny" a lot but doesn't really have anything to say, then adding he would make the title interesting again; Punk then said he wouldn't cancel the title match, with ADR attacking Punk and attempting the armbreaker, only for Punk to reverse it into the Anaconda Vice; Ricardo then got involved and sustained the Go To Sleep as ADR watched from the floor
Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Santino Marella via submission with the ankle lock at 3:04; during his entrance, a pretaped promo by Swagger aired in which he complained about losing the previous week because of a Muppet
Mike Mizanin & R-Truth defeated John Cena & Zack Ryder at 17:19 when Miz pinned Cena with a running boot to the face, with Truth holding down Cena's leg during the cover; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks" (WWE Superstar Collection: Zack Ryder)
WWE Superstars - 11/10/11 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the Rock has more than 1.4 million Twitter followers, more than any WWE superstar; included the William Regal vs. Daniel Bryan match taped 11/8/11 in Liverpool, England:
Justin Gabriel pinned Curt Hawkins at around the 8-minute mark with a kick to the head and 450 splash as Hawkins attempted to use his cane, which he brought to the ring before the match, as a weapon; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Alex Riley pinned Michael McGillicutty at 4:17 with the A-bomb; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout (McGillicutty's debut with new music)

WWE (Raw) @ Newcastle, England - Metro Radio Arena - November 8, 2011
Santino Marella defeated David Otunga
Mason Ryan defeated Curt Hawkins
Alex Riley defeated Michael McGillicutty
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison and Drew McIntyre
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena, Zack Ryder, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Mizanin, R-Truth, & Kevin Nash; Mick Foley was the guest referee for the bout
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification

WWE @ Liverpool, England - Echo Arena - November 8, 2011 (4,521)
Justin Gabriel defeated Matthew Kaye (Adrian McCallum)
Jimmy Uso defeated JTG
Derrick Bateman & Johnny Curtis defeated Titus O'Neil & Percy Watson
WWE Superstars - 11/10/11: Daniel Bryan defeated William Regal via submission with the LeBell Lock at around the 11-minute mark; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout; during Regal's entrance, his theme was briefly turned off to play his 1998 "Real Man's Man" theme, causing both Regal and Bryan to laugh; it was noted before the match that Bryan would face World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry on Smackdown; Regal played the babyface in the match, however Bryan was hardly booed; after the contest, the two shook hands, with Regal then raising Bryan's arm in victory (Bryan's debut with a Flight of the Valkyries remix theme)
Smackdown! - 11/11/11 - featured an opening montage noting it being Veterans Day; included an in-ring promo by Randy Orton cut in which he noted he would captain a team at Survivor Series, then added he doesn't play well with others and has left behind several groups that imploded; Orton then said he had no problem being a leader at Survivor Series, giving Cody Rhodes' a beating, shutting up Christian, taking out Jack Swagger and Hunico; as Orton went to speak about Barrett, Barrett walked out and said Orton had a big problem with him and he would prove at Survivor Series that he was superior to Orton and deserving of the World Heavyweight Title; Christian then walked out wearing a neckbrace, saying Orton would be to his team what Yoko Ono was to the Beatles, and saying the neckbrace was due to the chokeslam he took from Big Show the previous week, and endorsed Barrett as the team captain after noting Teddy Long initially came to him to be captain; Barrett and Christian then attacked Orton, leading to Sheamus making the save and taking off Christian's neckbrace; Long then appeared at the entrance stage and said Christian would face Sheamus next and Barrett would face Orton in the main event; featured an ad promoting the Rock being on Raw Monday; included an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring John Cena; featured an ad promoting 'Greatest Rivalries: Shawn Michaels vs. Bret Hart;' included a backstage segment with Daniel Bryan, Kaitlyn, and AJ in which they discussed Bryan almost cashing in his title shot the previous week against World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry; moments later, Henry appeared, scaring off Kaitlyn and AJ, with Bryan saying if Henry was still champion at WrestleMania, he would take the title; Henry responded by saying he would spill Bryan's guts all over the ring later in the show; featured a vignette showing Ezekiel Jackson in and out of the ring; included a backstage segment in which Long spoke with referee Charles Robinson about his refereeing Jimmy & Jey Uso later in the show; moments later, Aksana walked in with Long saying she would be in the corner of a diva before she actually gets her own match on Smackdown, then bringing in Alicia Fox; Aksana mistook Alicia for Rihanna and thanked Long; featured anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, Ariel Winter, CM Punk, Cena, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Facebook fans than ESPN, Oprah, Pepsi, AT&T, and Gatorade; featured a clip of Show vs. Henry as part of WWE '12; included a look at the media coverage and fans in attendance for WrestleMania tickets which went on sale Saturday, with comments from Nikki & Brie Bella and Rey Mysterio Jr.; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the 2011 Survivor Series sold out in 90 minutes; included footage of Sheamus as a presenter at the MTV European Music Awards in Belfast, Northern Ireland and giving the award to Justin Bieber; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Sheamus in which Sheamus said he doesn't have a temper:
Sheamus pinned Christian at 14:10 with the crucifix powerbomb after Christian hit the middle turnbuckle head-first; after the bout, Christian went out to the floor and put the neckbrace back on as Sheamus watched from the entrance stage
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Jinder Mahal with Dream Street at 1:07
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry pinned Daniel Bryan in a non-title match at 3:48 with the powerslam, moments after a dazed Bryan dared Henry to come after him more; stipulations stated the Big Show was banned from ringside for the bout; after the contest, Henry entered the ring with a steel chair, with Bryan hitting Henry with the chair before Henry fought back by hitting the powerslam a second and third time; Henry then put Bryan's ankle in the chair and went to hit a bomb off the ropes until Show ran ringside; Henry then hit Bryan across the back with the chair before Show punched the chair out of his hand, then clearing Henry from the ring; moments later, as Henry went to leave ringside, Show took the mic and told Henry to watch his match to see something really impressive
The Big Show defeated three unknowns in a handicap match at 1:21 after dropping two with a double chokeslam and pinning the third after the punch to the face; after the bout, World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, who watched the match from the entrance stage, took the mic and promised to give Show a lasting impression at Survivor Series
Alicia Fox (w/ Aksana) pinned Tamina (w/ Rosa Mendes) at 2:01 with the somersault legdrop; Natalya Neidhart provided guest commentary for the bout
Hunico & Epico (w/ Primo Colon) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 2:44 when Hunico scored the pin with a fireman's carry slam and swanton off the top; after the bout, Primo attacked the other Uso from behind, leading to a triple team; the two then targetted the pinned Uso, with Primo and Epico each hitting Back Stabbers and Hunico finishing with a second swanton
Wade Barrett pinned Randy Orton at 13:09 with a roll up after a thumb to the eye behind the referee's back
Dark match after the taping: Randy Orton, Sheamus, & the Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, & Christian when Orton pinned Rhodes with the RKO; Booker T was the guest referee for the bout

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Brussels, Belgium - Forest National Arena - November 9, 2011 (7,000; sell out)
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd
Brodus Clay defeated Justin Gabriel
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Jinder Mahal
Hunico defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Sheamus pinned Christian with the boot to the face; Christian sustained a badly sprained ankle in the bout
Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart
Randy Orton & Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Wade Barrett & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes
The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification

WWE (Raw) @ Nottingham, England - Capital FM Arena - November 9, 2011 (5,010)
Santino Marella defeated Drew McIntyre
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan defeated Curt Hawkins
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena, Zack Ryder, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Mizanin, R-Truth, & Kevin Nash
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification

WWE (Raw) @ Glasgow, Scotland - Braehead Arena - November 10, 2011 (5,121; sell out)
Featured a dance contest hosted by Nikki & Brie Bella
Santino Marella pinned Drew McIntyre with the Cobra at around the 6-minute mark
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty when Riley pinned Otunga with the A-bomb at around the 10-minute mark
Mason Ryan pinned Curt Hawkins at around the 5-minute mark with the full nelson slam
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison with a superkick at around the 12-minute mark
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve with the Glam Slam
John Cena, Zack Ryder, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Mizanin, R-Truth, & Kevin Nash at around the 20-minute mark when Cena pinned Miz with the FU
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification at around the 20-minute mark when Ricardo Rodriguez hit Punk with a chair; after the match, David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty, and WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler attacked Punk until John Cena, Zack Ryder, Eve, and WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston made the save; moments later, all the babyfaces hit their finishers on Ziggler

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Zurich, Switzerland - Indoor Stadium - November 10, 2011 (4,400)
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel
Brodus Clay defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Jinder Mahal
Hunico defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Sheamus defeated Wade Barrett
Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart; Aksana was the guest referee for the bout
Randy Orton defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title streetfight
The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Gdansk, Poland - Ergo Arena - November 11, 2011 (10,500)
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel
Brodus Clay defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Jinder Mahal
Hunico defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Sheamus defeated Wade Barrett
Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart; Aksana was the guest referee for the bout
Randy Orton defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title streetfight
The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification

WWE (Raw) @ London, England - O2 Arena - November 11, 2011 (15,226; sell out)
Santino Marella defeated Drew McIntyre
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan defeated Curt Hawkins
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena, Zack Ryder, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Mizanin, R-Truth, & Kevin Nash
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Frankfurt, Germany - Festival Hall - November 12, 2011 (5,000)
Daniel Bryan defeated Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel
Brodus Clay defeated Ted Dibiase Jr.
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Jinder Mahal
Hunico defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Sheamus defeated Wade Barrett
Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart; Aksana was the guest referee for the bout
Randy Orton defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title streetfight
The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification

WWE (Raw) @ Minehead, England - Butlins Resort - November 12, 2011 (5,200)
Santino Marella defeated Drew McIntyre
Alex Riley & Primo Colon defeated David Otunga & Michael McGillicutty
Mason Ryan defeated Curt Hawkins
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated John Morrison
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix defeated Eve
John Cena, Zack Ryder, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Mizanin, R-Truth, & Kevin Nash
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio via disqualification

WWE @ Lisbon, Portugal - Atlantic Pavilion - November 13, 2011 (matinee)
Canceled

WWE @ Boston, MA - TD Banknorth Garden - November 14, 2011 (12,000 paid; sell out)
Michael McGillicutty pinned JTG with the McGillicutter
Raw SuperShow - 3-hour episode - featured an opening in-ring segment in which Michael Cole came out to the ring and said Jim Ross was finally in the building to compete in the Michael Cole Challenge; Cole then introduced JR, then adding if JR could win the challenges, he would win; Cole started with an arm wrestling contest, in which he stalled several times before Ross easily beat him; Cole complained that Ross's breath was so bad and that's how he won, then saying the fans would choose the winner of the second competition - a dance contest; Ross received the most applause for the dance contest; Cole then unveiled a scale for the third contest - with the winner being the person who weighs less; Cole then weighed in at 200lbs, with JR weighing 239lbs; Cole then called himself the winner, with CM Punk interrupting, saying Cole's segment was a waste of time for him and the fans; Punk then said Cole's 15 minutes of fame were up and he needed to leave, adding with Cole, WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio, and John Laurinaitis, Raw has become unbearable; he continued by saying he wanted the show to be entertaining and it would be once he takes the WWE World Title, adding he would do everything in his power to make it entertaining; Laurinaitis then walked out and said he was disappointed with Punk breaking up the competition, adding his 38,000 Twitter followers all wanted to see it happen; Laurinaitis then said Punk would team with Big Show to face ADR & World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry; Cole then laughed at Punk, telling him to apologize to him, with Punk responding with a headbutt and locking Cole in the Anaconda Vice; Punk then mouthed "I'm sorry;" included a backstage segment with Matt Striker standing beside a Hummer limo, with Mick Foley walking out and saying he wouldn't miss the Rock's return (Foley's surprise return after a 3-year absence); featured an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring John Cena; following the commercial break, JR joined Jerry Lawler on commentary; included a backstage segment in which Santino Marella played the Rock on WWE '12 against Cena; moments later, Zack Ryder walked in and encouraged Marella to sign his petition to get a WWE US title match; moments later, the two argued between who was better between Cena and the Rock; featured a segment at the entrance stage in which Vickie Guerrero announced the injured Christian was out of Survivor Series, with WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler walking out and noting he was now on Team Barrett, then nitpicking that Barrett was the captain and not him; Ziggler then said he was facing Mason Ryan next and would show him what Team Barrett has in store for Survivor Series; featured a backstage segment with Foley and Ryder in which Ryder taught Foley how to fist pump and Foley signed Ryder's petition; included an in-ring promo by Foley in which he said he was glad to be home, noted the Rock was one of his best friends, and Cena was one of the greatest performers in WWE history; Foley then introduced Cena, who he said they had a relationship based on mutual respect and greatly admired Cena for how he treats everyone backstage; Foley then said he recently went on Twitter and praised Cena, only to get a firestorm in response; Foley then showed off his T-shirt, which was half of the Rock's shirt and half of Cena's, before saying he wanted to bring Rock and Cena together; Foley then introduced a "This is your life" video segment on Cena, focusing on his childhood; Foley then brought out Cena's little league coach, who talked about how Cena struck out to end an important game; Bull Buchanon then came out after a video showed he and Cena rapping together in 2003, with Buchanon saying teaming with Cena was the greatest time of his life, then said he got fired, divorced, lost all his money, and got rabies from his dog; Buchanon then blamed Cena for his career ending; Foley then brought out John Cena Sr., who cut a promo on the anti-Cena fans, saying Cena doesn't suck but they do and that they're losers; Cena then cut his dad off, saying he would see him backstage, and told Foley that wasn't his life but being in the ring in front of the crowd is his life; Rock then walked out, interrupting Foley, and dropped Foley with the Rock Bottom; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Rock has 1,476,766 Twitter followers to Cena's 1,049,787; included a backstage segment with Ryder talking with Nikki & Brie Bella until they walked off to talk with ADR, with the Bellas saying they didn't believe what Punk said about him and wanted to party with him in NYC after he wins at Survivor Series; Ryder then said the Bellas could party with him and that Ricardo Rodriguez and ADR were invited too; featured the announcement Wade Barrett & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes would face Orton & Sheamus on Smackdown; included a backstage segment in which Laurinaitis was shown on the phone with Brodus Clay, telling Clay they would hold off on his return until the following week so he wouldn't be overshadowed; moments later, ADR, with Rodriguez, walked in and Laurinaitis noting Punk could be a big problem for Raw if he takes the title; ADR then noted Punk wouldn't win the title and may not even make it to Survivor Series; featured Striker conducting a backstage interview with R-Truth & Mike Mizanin, with the two not answering Striker's questions about them being overshadowed and disrespected and eventually walking off; included a backstage segment in which ADR attacked Punk from behind until he was pulled away by referees; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Cena has 9,173,687 Facebook fans to Rock's 4,422,450; included an in-ring promo by Santino Marella in which he noted it was the same building in which he almost won the 2011 Royal Rumble, then vowed to be champion by the time WWE returns to Boston; moments later, Kevin Nash walked out and said he was a big fan; Nash then asked Santino to do the trombone, then kicked Santino in the face; Nash noted he got the biggest pop of the night at the Rumble and Triple H didn't have the sense to hire him; Nash followed by dropping Marella with the powerbomb; featured the announcement Jonah Hill would appear on the following week's show; included a look at the Rock as featured on WWE '12; featured a closing in-ring promo by the Rock in which he talked about waking up at 3 a.m., training, filming for 'GI Joe,' and then flying in to Boston earlier that evening; Rock then commented on what he did earlier in the night, saying he loves Foley as a brother but he wasn't going to stand for what Foley was offering; Rock went on to say that whatever he tweets trends worldwide, with the crowd chanting "Boots to asses;" Rock then said he wanted to put his boot to Miz & Truth's asses then and there; Miz & Truth then walked out, with the two insulting Rock for several minutes until Cena walked out, stood beside Rock, but then insulted him by noting he usually only shows up via satellite; Rock then said Cena's not used to getting support from someone past their puberty, then saying he might have to kick Cena in his lady parts; Cena replied that him bitch slapping Rock might be trending after Survivor Series; after Miz and Truth talked about winning at Survivor Series, Rock and Cena fought them off, with Rock dropping both with the Rock Bottom and leaving the ring as Cena watched:
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes & Hunico defeated Sin Cara & WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston at 8:07 when Rhodes pinned Kingston with a reversal into Crossroads; during his entrance, a pretaped promo from Rhodes aired in which he said Randy Orton's recent attack on him emancipated him; after the match, Rhodes and Hunico shook hands (Rhodes' debut with a remix theme and without his face mask)
Mason Ryan defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) via disqualification in a non-title match at 1:05 when Vickie slapped Ryan; prior to the bout, John Laurinaitis came ringside with Michael Cole, with Laurinaitis ordering JR to leave the broadcast table so Cole, his arm in a sling, could do commentary; after the contest, John Morrison ran out, threw Ziggler back into the ring, with Ryan then hitting a full nelson slam
Sheamus pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with the boot to the face at 8:52; prior to the bout, footage was shown of Sheamus awarding an MTV European Music Award to Justin Beiber the previous week
Kelly Kelly (w/ Eve & Alicia Fox) pinned Natalya Neidhart (w/ WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix) with a roll up reversal out of the Sharpshooter at the 50-second mark; prior to the bout, a video package aired focusing on Kelly's 'Maxim' photo shoot; during the contest, it was announced Eve would challenge Phoenix at Survivor Series
WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio & World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry defeated CM Punk & the Big Show at 12:07 when ADR pinned Punk, moments after Henry - the illegal man - caught Punk coming off the top and dropped him with the powerslam behind the referee's back; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, ADR applied the cross armbreaker on Punk until Show cleared him to the floor
Wade Barrett (w/ WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, Hunico, & Jack Swagger) fought Randy Orton (w/ Sheamus, Sin Cara, WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston, & Mason Ryan) to a no contest at 3:40 when all the seconds began fighting in the ring; following his entrance, Barrett cut an in-ring promo in which he said he was the present and future; after the contest, Hunico was left alone in the ring where he sustained Orton's RKO and was then press slammed by Ryan onto the rest of Team Barrett on the floor
WWE Superstars - 11/17/11 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read the 2011 Survivor Series sold out in less than 90 minutes; included an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring John Cena; featured the closing segment of Raw, featuring Rock, Cena, Mike Mizanin, and R-Truth, shown in full; included the Tyson Kidd vs. Trent Barreta match taped 11/15/11 in Bridgeport, CT:
Alex Riley pinned Drew McIntyre with the Final Score TKO at 7:40 after McIntyre struck the ringpost; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout
Epico & Primo Colon defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 4:58 when Epico scored the pin with the Back Stabber; Josh Matthews & Scott Stanford provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the taping: John Cena, CM Punk, & Randy Orton defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, Mike Mizanin, & R-Truth after Zack Ryder joined the match and scored the pin

WWE @ Bridgeport, CT - Webster Bank Arena - November 15, 2011
Justin Gabriel defeated Ken Doane
Percy Watson defeated Derrick Bateman
JTG defeated Yoshi Tatsu
Titus O'Neil defeated Tyler Reks
WWE Superstars - 11/17/11: Tyson Kidd pinned Trent Barreta with a brainbuster at 4:09; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 11/18/11 - featured an opening backstage segment in which World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry attacked Daniel Bryan backstage, assaulted him down the hallway, and attacked him inside the ring, eventually ending with the powerslam; referees then entered the ring before Henry hit the powerslam a second time; Henry then took the mic and said he would do the same to Big Show at Survivor Series, adding that one of them would have to be taken backstage and it wouldn't be Henry; Henry then yelled at Bryan, on the floor, before leaving ringside; included an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring John Cena; featured a backstage segment with Justin Gabriel and Alicia Fox in which Zack Ryder walked in and asked them to sign his petition to get a WWE US Title shot, with Big Show walking in to sign it as well; Ryder then told Show what Henry did to Bryan earlier in the show, with Show asking where Henry was and then walking off; included a backstage segment with Ted Dibiase Jr. and Hornswoggle playing Cena & the Rock vs. Mike Mizanin & R-Truth, with Long then praising Dibiase on his recent wins; Aksana then walked in and told Long she likes video games and handling joysticks; featured a promo by Christian at the entrance stage, wearing a neckbrace and on a crutch, in which he complained about his serious neck injury and Long putting him in a match against Sheamus; Christian then said he fought Sheamus all over Europe, then showed an image on the big screen of his heavily bruised ankle to explain why he had been removed from Survivor Series and may not be back in the ring for a while; Christian said he would still support Team Barrett, then ranted about the fans for their lack of respect before saying there would be severe consequences for Long's incompetence; included a backstage segment with Bryan, AJ, and Show in which Show said it was all his fault that Henry attacked Bryan, with Show walking off angry and saying he was going to go find Henry; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE Monday Night Raw was the most discussed TV show on Facebook and Twitter, getting more mentions than 'Dancing with the Stars,' 'Gossip Girl,' 'The Sing Off,' and 'Two and a Half Men' combined; featured anti-bullying comments from Bryan, Ariel Winter, CM Punk, Cena, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; included a backstage segment in which Show went looking for Henry, with Tyson Kidd telling him Henry left earlier; Jinder Mahal then said something to Show in Hindi, with Show knocking him out with a punch; Show then walked out to the ring and cut a promo in which he said if he brought all his rage with him to Survivor Series, he could get himself disqualified, then showed footage of Henry injuring him at Money in the Bank; moments later, Show said Henry would be the one carried out of Survivor Series, then promising it would happen and Henry would lose the title; featured a vignette on Ezekiel Jackson; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers all US military personnel free tickets to live events in the US; featured the closing segment of Raw, featuring Rock, Cena, Miz, and Truth, show in full:
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Sin Cara in a non-title match with a reversal of a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 4:27; prior to the bout, Vickie took the mic and announced Ziggler would compete in two matches Sunday - in both the Survivor Series and defending the title against John Morrison; the bout was wrestled under blue and orange lights; after the contest, Sin Cara attacked Ziggler until Jack Swagger ran in the ring and helped double team Cara; Mason Ryan then ran out to make the save and cleared both men from the ring
Mason Ryan pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in an impromptu match at around the 6-minute mark with the full nelson slam after avoiding the gutwrench powerbomb (the bout began during the commercial break)
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Derrick Bateman (w/ Maxine) with Dream Street at 2:38; prior to the bout, a pretaped insert promo aired from Bateman & Maxine in which they said they were NXT's power couple and were bringing that to Smackdown WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Hunico with the SOS at 5:01; prior to the bout, Hunico slid out to the floor and cut a promo in Spanish; after the contest, Hunico argued with the referee about the decision
Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart defeated AJ & Kaitlyn at 2:53 when AJ submitted to a bridging Sharpshooter from Natalya; prior to the bout, it was announced the Phoenix vs. Eve match at Survivor Series would be a lumberjill match; after the bout, Kaitlyn appeared frusted with AJ losing the match
Randy Orton & Sheamus defeated Wade Barrett & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification at 10:46 when Christian, who appeared ringside mid-way through the match, hit Sheamus with his crutch; during his entrance, a pretaped insert promo aired from Rhodes in which he said Barrett asked him to put aside his personal feelings against Orton, which Rhodes then asking what personal feelings, then laughing; after the bout, Rhodes & Barrett double teamed their opponents before Sheamus attacked them both with the crutch, leading to Orton dropping Barrett with the RKO and Sheamus dropping Rhodes with the crucifix powerbomb
Dark match after the taping: The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification; Booker T was the guest referee for the bout

Survivor Series 2011 - New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - November 20, 2011 (16,749; 13,000 paid; sell out)
Santino Marella pinned Jinder Mahal with the Cobra
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; included an opening segment in which John Laurinaitis walked out and noted it was the 25th anniversary of Survivor Series and his 10th anniversary with WWE; featured an ad promoting WWE 12; included a backstage segment with CM Punk and David Otunga in which Otunga said Laurinaitis ordered Punk to apologize to Michael Cole before his WWE World Title match later in the show, with Punk responding he would think about it after he wins the belt; featured a backstage promo by the Rock in which he talked about being in the crowd in 1977 to see Peter Maivia face Superstar Billy Graham, then hanging out with Andre the Giant years later as his dad Rocky Johnson defended the WWF (instead of WWE) tag team titles; Rock then noted his 1996 TV debut, despite his haircut and outfit, and said it started a legacy before running down his classic catchphrases; Rock continued by saying he would put boots to asses in regards to Mike Mizanin & R-Truth before then discussing John Cena, prompting massive boos and chants of "Cena sucks;" Rock went on to rant about Cena, prompting a chant of "lady parts" from the crowd, and then led the crowd in singing Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York;" included a backstage segment with ADR speaking with Nikki & Brie Bella, with Laurinaitis walking in and reminding ADR of the importance of his title defense; after ADR said it would be one of his many MSG title defenses and walked off, Laurinaitis was shown texting on his phone; featured anti-bullying comments from Ariel Winter, Miz, Cena, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Wade Barrett in which he said he wanted to be World Heavyweight Champion, with Miz & Truth interrupting and Barrett walking off; Miz then said not enough people were paying attention to Miz & Truth, with Truth complaining about Cena and Rock getting a billboard and then ranting about pigeons he saw earlier in NYC; they then said Cena and Rock were a load of crap and were about to get got; several National Guard soldiers were shown on camera, prompting a "USA" chant; featured an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time':
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned John Morrison at 10:44 with the Zig Zag after avoiding the Starship Pain; Vickie Guerrero was in Ziggler's corner until she was ejected from ringside late in the bout; there were numerous chants of "We want Ryder" and "Woo woo woo" during the bout; Morrison was noticably booed during his entrance and the match; after the contest, Vickie ran back out to the ring and Ziggler took the mic, responding to the "We want Ryder" chants, saying Ryder wasn't there; Ziggler went on to say he wasn't a show off because he was just really, really good at what he does; Ryder then ran out to the ring, hit the Rough Ryder on Ziggler, and cleared Ziggler from the ring
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix (w/ Natalya Neidhart) pinned Eve with a Glam Slam off the top at 4:34 in a lumberjill match; lumberjills for the match included Natalya, Kelly Kelly, AJ, Alicia, Kaitlyn, Aksana, Nikki & Brie Bella, Tamina, Rosa Mendes, and Maxine
Wade Barrett, Jack Swagger, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, Hunico, & WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes defeated Randy Orton, Sheamus, Sin Cara, Mason Ryan, & WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston in an elimination match at 22:11; Orton pinned Ziggler at 1:34 with the RKO; Sin Cara was eliminated at around the 3-minute mark when he injured himself doing a move to the floor, with trainers then tending to him on the floor and taking off his boot; following the injury, the crowd chanted "We want Ryder;" Rhodes pinned Ryan with the Beautiful Disaster and Crossroads at 8:52 after Hunico made the blind tag; after the fall, the crowd chanted "Cody;" Barrett pinned Kingston with a boot to the face and Wasteland at 14:06; Sheamus was disqualified at 18:26 when he didn't abide by the referee's 5-count while assaulting Swagger in the corner; after the decision, Sheamus kicked Swagger in the head; Orton pinned Swagger after the boot from Sheamus at 19:34; Orton pinned Hunico with a RKO as Hunico came off the top at 21:39; Barrett pinned Orton with the Wasteland after Orton dropped Rhodes with an RKO; late in the match, it was noted by the commentary team that Sin Cara sustained a torn patella (Rhodes' debut wearing knee pads; Kingston's tights featured the Stay Puff Marshmallow Man from Ghostbusters)
The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification at 13:04 when Henry kicked Show in the groin after avoiding the punch to the face; prior to the bout, crew members were shown reinforcing the ring; the crowd chanted "Boring," "Daniel Bryan," and "Undertaker" during the bout; late in the match, Henry knocked Show through the timekeeper's barricade with a tackle; Show later hit a superkick, prompting a "HBK" chant, and an elbow drop off the top, prompting a "Randy Savage" chant; after the bout, Henry locked Show's ankle in a steel chair but missed a bomb off the ropes, with Show then knocking Henry out with a punch; as Henry was knocked out, the crowd chanted "Daniel Bryan," with Show then locking Henry's ankle in the chair and hitting a legdrop onto it; Henry was then tended to by medics as Show left the ring, with Henry later yelling at the medics not to touch him
CM Punk defeated WWE World Champion Alberto Del Rio to win the title at 17:16 via submission with the Anaconda Vice; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout while Howard Finkel served as Punk's ring announcer; early in the bout, the crowd chanted "We want ice cream" and "Colt Cabana" at Punk; at the 16-minute mark, Punk hit an elbow drop off the top, prompting a "Randy Savage" chant; after the contest, and Finkel announcing him as the new champion, Punk jumped into the crowd to celebrate
John Cena & the Rock defeated Mike Mizanin & R-Truth at 21:33 when Rock pinned Miz with the People's Elbow; prior to his entrance, the crowd chanted "Cena sucks;" following the ring entrances, Cena gave his shirt to Arnold Skaaland's widow at ringside; early in the bout, after Rock outwrestled Miz & Truth by himself, the crowd chanted "You've still got it;" moments later, the crowd chanted "Fruity Pebbles," "You can't wrestle," and "You still suck" at Cena; a dueling chant later broke out of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Rock's mom was shown in the crowd following the finish; after the contest, Rock celebrated in the ring as Cena watched from the aisle, with Rock then calling for Cena to get back into the ring and pose for the fans, which Cena did to loud boos; Rock then posed again to loud applause, then dropped Cena with the Rock Bottom as he went to leave the ring (Rock's first match after a 7-year absence)

WWE @ Hershey, PA - Giant Center - November 21, 2012 (6,000)
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Drew McIntyre
Michael McGillicutty defeated Alex Riley
Raw SuperShow - featured Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, & Booker T on commentary; included an opening in-ring promo by WWE World Champion CM Punk in which he said he told his first grade teacher as a kid that he wanted to be a pro wrestler and said it was a special moment to win the WWE World Title, on his own terms, at Madison Square Garden; Punk went on to say the WWE world title hot potato was over and it was where it belonged, prompting the crowd to chant "Best in the world" and "CM Punk;" Punk then said he was the new face of the WWE, then sat down in the ring, asked where the WWE ice cream bars were, and said he wanted to make John Laurinaitis the former GM of Raw; Laurinaitis then interrupted, with Punk saying Vince McMahon was a money grubbing soulless bastard but would tell you so, while Laurinaitis was like Bill Lumbergh from 'Office Space;' Punk went on to call Laurinaitis a douchebag (the comment was bleeped out) with Laurinaitis saying Punk would defend the title against Alberto Del Rio the following week on Raw; Punk then offered to have the match then and there, with Laurinaitis saying he had other plans for Punk and would have him wrestle WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler; Punk replied that was stupid and proved Laurinaitis didn't listen to the fans, with the crowd then chanting "We want Ryder;" Punk said the fans wanted to see Ziggler vs. Zack Ryder, with Laurinaitis saying Ryder already had a match scheduled against ADR; Punk responded by saying he would beat Ziggler, ADR the following week, and - as he walked up to Laurinaitis - said someone would eventually beat some sense into Laurinaitis; featured an exclusive clip after Survivor Series in which the Rock cut an in-ring promo, with the crowd chanting "We want Ryder" and "Woo woo Woo" and Rock saying he was a fan himself; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Survivor Series led all cable TV shows in social network activity; featured an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring John Cena; included a promo by Kevin Nash in which he said he was backstage at Madison Square Garden, discussed winning the WWE World Title there, and the Curtain Call in 1996; Nash then said it should have been he and Triple H against Rock & Cena at Survivor Series and Triple H was out with a broken neck; Nash then said he was the real survivor of the Kliq and walked off; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero in which they claimed Ziggler got two wins the night before at Survivor Series, with Ziggler taking exception to Punk's comments and saying he himself was the new face of the WWE; featured anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, Ariel Winter, Punk, Cena, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; included an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' featured a vignette showing Kane in the shadows, with his mask falling to the floor and on fire at the end; included a look at WWE 12, available the following day; featured a promo by the Big Show at the entrance stage in which he noted World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry was carted out of the ring at Survivor Series, as Show said would happen, and added he wasn't done with him; featured a backstage segment in which WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix and Natalya Neidhart found Kelly Kelly and Fox playing WWE 12, with Beth and Natalya making fun of Kelly and Alicia and walking off; included a closing in-ring promo by Cena in which he discussed what happened after the Survivor Series main event, with the crowd chanting "Fruity Pebbles" and "Boots to asses" until Mike Mizanin & R-Truth interrupted; Miz then said no one wanted to see Cena at Survivor Series and he was shown up by a guy who had been gone 7 years, with Cena eventually responding that no one cared about them and then told each other what their partner really thinks of them; after Cena left the ring, Miz and Truth argued leading to Truth shoving Miz to the mat; Miz then said Cena was playing them both, with the two then walking up the ramp to get Cena until Miz dropped Truth with the Skull Crushing Finale on the ramp:
Alberto Del Rio defeated Zack Ryder via submission with the cross armbreaker at 2:25; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout, with Ryder taking the mic mid-way through and saying "Woo woo woo"
Sheamus pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) with the boot to the face at 4:34; before the bout, a brief URL appeared at the bottom of the screen referring fans to http://www.youtube.com/user/itbegins2012
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Santino Marella in a non-title match at the 59-second mark with Crossroads after avoiding the Cobra; prior to the bout, Rhodes cut an in-ring promo in which he said his constraints had been removed and he was unmasked like a rabid dog without a muzzle; after the contest, Rhodes confronted Booker T, with Rhodes throwing water in Booker's face and walking off as the crowd chanted "Booker T"
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 16:25 with the Go To Sleep after dropping Ziggler while attempting the move out of a reversal of the Fameasser
Wade Barrett pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston at 11:42 with the Wasteland; during his entrance, a pre-taped insert promo aired in which Barrett bragged about his team's victory at Survivor Series and said he was now after the World Heavyweight Championship; before the bout, a brief URL appeared at the bottom of the screen referring fans to http://www.youtube.com/user/itbegins2012; Randy Orton appeared ringside early in the match; after the contest, Barrett took the mic and reminded Orton that he won the match
Dark match after the taping: John Cena, Randy Orton, & the Big Show defeated Mike Mizanin, Jack Swagger, & WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler

- 11/22/11: Sin Cara underwent surgery to repair his torn patella.

WWE @ Wilkes Barre, PA - Mohegan Sun Arena - November 22, 2011 (3,500)
Yoshi Tatsu defeated Johnny Curtis
Jimmy Uso defeated JTG
Darren Young & Tyler Reks defeated Titus O'Neil & Percy Watson
Jinder Mahal defeated Trent Barreta
Ezekiel Jackson defeated Tyson Kidd
Smackdown! - 11/25/11 - featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read Smackdown was the #1 show on SyFy the previous week for the 60th consecutive week; included a vignette showing Kane in the shadows, with his mask falling to the floor and on fire at the end; featured a backstage segment in which Long said Mick Foley would be on the live show the next week, with Aksana then walking in and talking with Long before World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry walked in and demanded to know why Long let the title change happen; Long then said he made things right, with Henry then complaining about having to be in a title match the next week since he was still injured; Long then said the title match would be a steel cage match; inclouded a backstage segment in which Zack Ryder was shown playing WWE '12 until Sheamus walked in, said he signed Ryder's petition to get a US title match, and the two talked about their match later in the night against WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger; featured a backstage segment with Daniel Bryan and AJ in which Bryan talked about having the title taken from him earlier in the show, with Wade Barrett then interrupting; Bryan then talked back to Barrett, saying both of them have won zero world titles and he wasn't intimidated by Barrett or Henry; AJ then kissed Bryan on the cheek after Barrett walked off; included an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Survivor Series led all cable TV shows in total social media activity on Sunday; included footage from Raw of Rhodes throwing water in Booker T's face, with Matt Striker then conducting a backstage interview with Rhodes about his actions, with Rhodes saying he did it because he saw how Booker mocked him during his match; Rhodes then said giving up his mask freed him, and it freed him to win the night's main event and go on to win a world title match, with Rhodes then saying "I can dig that, sucka":
Daniel Bryan pinned World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry to win the title at the 15-second mark in an impromptu match; prior to the bout, Henry came to the ring on a crutch and with his foot in a cast and cut a promo about his match with the Big Show at Survivor Series; Show then ranted about the fans being happy he was injured and that Show claimed he was kicked "in your private spot" to make Henry look bad; Henry then said he was there to show a champion fights through pain, adding he wanted to compete but he wasn't cleared to do so by Teddy Long and the doctors; moments later, Show walked out to the ring and discussed Henry claiming he kicked him in the knee, adding he knew why Henry did it and it was because Henry knew he was about to lose the title; Show then knocked Henry out with a punch and left the ring, with Bryan then running out with referee Charles Robinson to cash in his Money in the Bank title shot; after the match, Bryan celebrated by standing on top of the commentary table; moments later, Long ran out to the ring and clarified that Henry was not cleared to compete and Bryan had to hand over the title belt; the crowd then chanted "Teddy sucks" before Bryan eventually handed back the title, with Long giving it to Henry; Long then gave Bryan back his Money in the Bank briefcase and said he would give Bryan another chance for a title match by facing WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, Randy Orton, and Wade Barrett later in the night, with the winner facing Henry the following Tuesday during the live Smackdown in a steel cage match
Hunico pinned Justin Gabriel at 4:24 with a swanton after knocking Gabriel off the top rope; prior to the match, it was announced the winner of the following week's world title match would face the Big Show at TLC; it was noted during the bout that Sin Cara may be out at least 6 months after injuring his knee at Survivor Series
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart defeated AJ & Kaitlyn at 1:05 when AJ submitted to Natalya's Sharpshooter; after the match, Kaitlyn yelled at AJ and left the ring, with Beth then taking the mic and saying it was "Crying Time;" Natalya then put AJ in a modified version of the Sharpshooter and Beth mocked her until Alicia Fox, who provided guest commentary for the match, entered the ring
Sheamus & Zack Ryder defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 16:28 when Ryder pinned Ziggler with the Rough Ryder after Sheamus blocked Ziggler's attempt at the Zig Zag on him; prior to the bout, Vickie, Ziggler, & Swagger cut an in-ring promo about their Survivor Series team win and Ziggler's two wins on the show; Ryder came ringside using a flip camera; Ziggler had "#Heel" written on his tights in reference to his Twitter account
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Heath Slater at 4:52 with Dream Street; during the bout, Michael Cole noted it was Josh Matthews' birthday; following the entrances, Jinder Mahal appeared on the big screen and cut a promo on Dibiase, saying he gave up his wealth and upbringing to hang out in parking lots with commoners; after the win, Dibiase did a Tim Tebow pose in the ring (Slater's return after a 30-day absence)
Daniel Bryan defeated Randy Orton, Wade Barrett, and WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes at 18:35 when Bryan reversed a pin attempt by Rhodes into the Lebell Lock; stipulations stated the winner would earn a steel cage title match Tuesday against World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry; after the match, Rhodes attacked Bryan from behind until Orton slid back in the ring and dropped Rhodes with the RKO, then gave Bryan a nod out of respect
Dark match after the taping: Randy Orton & Daniel Bryan defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes & Wade Barrett

WWE @ Columbia, SC - Colonial Life Arena - November 28, 2011
Alex Riley defeated Drew McIntyre
Santino Marella pinned JTG
Primo Colon (w/ Epico & Rosa Mendes) defeated WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston
Raw SuperShow - featured an opening in-ring segment of Piper's Pit with Roddy Piper introducing John Cena as his guest, with Cena coming out to a mixed reaction; after Cena's introduction, Piper listed off Steve Austin, Bret Hart, the Rock, and Cena's name to hear the audience's reaction, with the crowd heavily booing Cena; moments later, some in the crowd countered with a "Cena" chant; moments later, Piper noted the crowd at Survivor Series became unglued when Rock dropped Cena with the Rock Bottom, prompting a chant of "Boots to asses;" Cena explained that he was loyal to his fans but knew he couldn't please everyone; Piper then said Cena was the face of the WWE and the boos were getting louder, then saying Cena needed to tell the fans what he thought of them or he would be the loser at WrestleMania; Cena then rattled off his WrestleMania 22 match with Triple H, One Night Stand, facing Edge in Toronto, and CM Punk in Chicago; Cena said Rock had one great night, adding he granted three Make-A-Wish Foundation wishes that day and noted the troops in the building who were having the time of their life; Cena said he believed in himself and knew what he stood for and, whether the fans liked him or not, he knows he can beat the Rock; Piper then said he was proud of Cena and Cena raised the bar and, every day, was stepping up to the plate; Piper then told Cena to get the crowd off his chest, then slapped him when Cena said he was in a good place; Cena responded by handing Piper back his Hall of Fame ring and leaving the ring; included a backstage segment showing John Morrison speaking with Alex Riley; featured an ad promoting the live Smackdown the following night; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers free tickets to active U.S. military personnel; featured an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' included footage of Punk vs. Alberto Del Rio as part of WWE '12; featured a vignette on Sheamus; included a backstage segment with John Laurinaitis telling Brodus Clay on the phone he would be on the next week's show; David Otunga then walked in, with Laurinaitis telling him he wanted Brodus as angry as possible for his debut; ADR and Ricardo Rodriguez then walked in, with Laurinaitis telling him a lot of people would like to see the champion have integrity; ADR then said what happened at Survivor Series was a temporary setback; Punk then walked in and used Google search to make fun of Laurinaitis, ADR, and Otunga; after Punk left, Laurinaitis said if Punk was to be intentionally disqualified in the title match then he would lose the title to ADR; featured an ad promoting 'The Reunion,' starring Cena; included an in-ring segment in which Michael Cole introduced Daniel Bryan, and then made fun of him and his title shot the next night on Smackdown before Bryan took the mic, insulted Cole as a commentator, and said he had earned Cole's respect; Cole replied by showing footage of Bryan cashing in his Money in the Bank title shot the previous week only to have Teddy Long take the belt away from him; Cole then said he hopes World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry destroys Bryan inside the cage, with Bryan saying the briefcase doesn't give him anything and he has to take every opportunity he can get; moments later, Henry walked out and cut a promo on what he would do to Bryan in the cage; moments later, Bryan walked up the aisle as Henry said Bryan couldn't beat him, with Bryan kicking Henry in his injured leg and walking off; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE has more Facebook fans than ESPN, Oprah, Pepsi, AT&A, Gatorade, and Nike; included a vignette promoting the return of Kane, with "Kane Ressurected" at the bottom after showing his mask on fire; featured a segment in which Mick Foley walked out dressed as Santa Claus to promote the following night's live Smackdown with a poem; included Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Punk regarding the added stipulation for the title match, with Punk saying Laurinaitis to kiss his ass:
Mike Mizanin defeated John Morrison in a falls count anywhere match at around the 4-minute mark when the referee stopped the match after Miz dropped Morrison with the Skull Crushing Finale at the entrance stage; prior to the bout, Miz attacked Morrison from behind in the aisle, repeatedly hitting him in the leg with a steel pipe; Miz then walked out to the ring, with Morrison eventually telling the officials he still wanted to wrestle and then limping to the ring; after the contest, Miz watched as Morrison was fitted with a neckbrace and taken backstage on a stretcher; moments later, Miz walked to the ring and cut an in-ring promo on taking out R-Truth and Morrison and being the only man that could do it
Kelly Kelly & Alicia Fox defeated Nikki & Brie Bella at 1:36 when Alicia scored the pin with the somersault legdrop; mid-way through the match, WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart jogged around ringside and then returned backstage; during the bout, a YouTube link briefly appeared on screen sending fans to a vignette
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) pinned Randy Orton in a non-title match at 11:51 with the Zig Zag after Orton knocked Wade Barrett, who did guest commentary for the match, off the apron; during his entrance, an insert promo from Ziggler, alongside Vickie, aired in which he said he took WWE World Champion CM Punk to the limit the previous week and this week would beat Orton; after the contest, Ziggler did a handstand on the floor as Vickie again announced him the winner
Zack Ryder pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 3:26 with the Rough Ryder after lifting his boot to block a bomb off the ropes; during the match, the YouTube link again briefly appeared on screen
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio at 15:27 by hitting the Go To Sleep and sending ADR's head into an exposed turnbuckle as Rodriguez distracted referee Charles Robinson on the apron; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; stipulations stated Punk would lose the title if he was intentionally disqualified; late in the match, some in the crowd chanted "Where's our ice cream?" and dueling chants of "Del Rio" and "sucks;" after the contest, Punk dropped Rodriguez with the Go To Sleep as well
Dark match after the show: The Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry via disqualification when Henry hit Show with the belt outside the ring; after the bout, Alberto Del Rio and Mike Mizanin attacked Show, with WWE World Champion CM Punk and John Cena making the save, leading to an impromptu match; Booker T was the guest referee for the bout
Dark match after the show: WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, & the Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, Alberto Del Rio, & Mike Mizanin in an impromptu match; Booker T was the guest referee for the bout; after the contest, Miz returned to the ring as Booker and Punk had a Spinaroonie contest and said he could do his own; Miz then sustained Punk's Go To Sleep and Cena's FU

WWE @ Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena - November 29, 2011 (6,500)
Percy Watson pinned Tyler Reks
Johnny Curtis & Tyson Kidd defeated Yoshi Tatsu & Trent Barreta
Alicia Fox defeated Maxine (w/ Derrick Bateman)
Derrick Bateman defeated Darren Young and Titus O'Neil
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Heath Slater
Smackdown! - shown live - included an opening segment in which Mick Foley came out dressed as Santa Claus, took the mic, noted it was still November but he was a Christmas fanatic, then saying he was to Christmas what Jim Ross was to barbecue sauce and the Ultimate Warrior was to colorful arm tassels; Foley then noted the Daniel Bryan vs. World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry match later in the show, as well as a streetfight and battle royal; Foley then said Michael Cole would be on the show, despite what he said on Raw, but then introduced Cole, who was forced to appear dressed as Rudolph; Cole then joined Josh Matthews, dressed as an elf, at the commentary table; Foley then introduced Booker T, who came out dressed as Santa and joined Foley in the ring; Foley then said Booker should do the Spinaroonie like a dreidel for all the Jewish fans; after he did, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes interrupted and said Booker was making a fool of him and taking time away from those, like Rhodes, who still have the skills to compete; after Booker replied, Foley noted Booker was a five-time former WCW World Champion and set up a match between Rhodes and Booker for later in the show; Booker hesitantly said he was fine with the match after Rhodes left; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Raw was the #1 socially active show on all TV, beating 'The Sing Off,' 'Gossip Girl,' and 'Two and a Half Men;' included a backstage segment in which Jimmy & Jey Uso taught Foley their fight dance, with Foley then meeting Roddy Piper, Maxine, Hornswoggle, Trent Barreta, Dusty Rhodes, Goldust, and David Otunga; moments later, Otunga said the party needed to shut down per John Laurinaitis, with Foley then booking Otunga in a streetfight against Randy Orton; featured a vignette promoting the return of Kane, with "Kane Ressurected" at the bottom after showing his mask on fire; included a look at Cody vs. Booker as seen in WWE '12; featured Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Booker about his match with Rhodes, with cody then attacking him from behind with the title belt, laughing, and walking off; included a backstage segment with Kaitlyn, Hornswoggle, Sheamus and Teddy Long in which Long told Sheamus he didn't know what the prize would be for the 20-man battle royal; moments later, Aksana walked in and eventually left with Long; Justin Gabriel, Alicia Fox, and Curt Hawkins were also in the scene; featured anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, Ariel Winter, Punk, Cena, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; included a backstage segment with Long and Henry in which Henry blamed Long for putting him in the situation to defend his title in a cage, with Henry saying he would give Bryan the worst beating he's ever received and told Long to get out of his face; featured an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' included an ad promoting SyFy's 'Neverland;' featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people attended WWE live events last year than the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, and X Games combined; included a backstage segment with Ricardo Rodriguez and Nikki & Brie Bella, Piper and Rhodes, Foley dressed as Santa and Hornswoggle in which Hornswoggle asked Santa for the ability to talk; Foley then gave Hornswoggle a hug which gave him the power to talk, with Hornswoggle running around naming things and called Vickie Guerrero "grandma;" Foley then walked in wearing a Cactus Jack T-shirt, not knowing what was going on - thus implying it was the real Santa that spoke with Hornswoggle - with Goldust saying it was a "Christmas miracle;" featured a backstage segment with Bryan and AJ in which AJ gave Bryan a kiss to wish him good luck; moments later, Striker conducted an interview with Bryan regarding his upcoming title match; included an ad promoting the 2011 Slammy Awards in 2 weeks:
Brie Bella defeated Natalya Neidhart, Alicia Fox, Nikki Bella, Kaitlyn, AJ, Tamina, and Rosa Mendes in a Mistletoe on a Pole match at the 54-second mark; following the entrances, Mick Foley implied the winner would get a WWE Divas Title shot without actually saying so; during the bout, a YouTube link briefly appeared on screen sending fans to a vignette; after the match, Foley clarified that the winner would get to kiss the WWE superstar of her choice before Christmas
Justin Gabriel pinned Jinder Mahal with a kick to the face and 450 splash at 2:14 after Mahal became distracted by Ted Dibiase Jr., who came ringside late in the match and handed out gifts to ringside fans; during his entrance, Mahal cut a promo on America's obsession with Christmas
WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston pinned Tyson Kidd with a crossbody off the top at 3:33; late in the match, Kingston went to the floor, made fun of Michael Cole's Rudolph outfit, then put cole's Rudolph mask and nose on to hit the crossbody
Randy Orton pinned David Otunga in a streetfight at 7:36 with the RKO; small Christmas trees, wreaths, and wrapped boxes were positioned around ringside for the match; late in the match, Wade Barrett attacked Orton on the floor, kicked him in the face, and rolled Otunga back into the ring for a pin attempt before leaving ringside
Hornswoggle won a 20-man battle royal by last eliminating Sheamus at 13:35; order of elimination: Darren Young by Sheamus (0:10); an Uso by Sheamus (0:24); JTG by Hunico after being crotched on the top rope (0:51); Curt Hawkins by Ezekiel Jackson (1:50); Jackson by Sheamus after avoiding a clothesline (2:32); Johnny Curtis by Sheamus (2:40); an Uso by WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston (2:56); Kingston by Tyson Kidd (2:59); Yoshi Tatsu by Kidd (3:11); Ted Dibiase Jr. by Kidd (3:24); Kidd by Hornswoggle via Hornswoggle yanking him down while Kid attempted a skin the cat (3:30); Justin Gabriel by Jinder Mahal after being shoved off the apron (7:13); Titus O'Neil by Sheamus via a clothesline (7:48); Percy Watson was eliminated during the commercial break; Tyler Reks by Sheamus (10:51); Hunico by Sheamus (10:54); Mahal by Sheamus (10:58); Slater by Sheamus (11:00); Sheamus by Hornswoggle via a push as both men were on the apron and Sheamus tried to convince Hornswoggle to jump to the floor; after the bout, Sheamus raised Hornswoggle's hand in victory; stipulations stated the winner would be granted a wish by Santa Claus; during the bout, a YouTube link briefly appeared on screen sending fans to a vignette
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry pinned Daniel Bryan in a steel cage match at 11:10 with a powerslam from the middle turnbuckle; Henry's ankle was heavily taped for the match; stipulations stated the winner would defend against the Big Show at TLC
Dark match afer the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry defeated Randy Orton in a steel cage match at around the 3-minute mark after Wade Barrett interfered, allowing Henry to escape the cage; after the bout, Orton dropped Barrett with the RKO

WWE (Raw) @ Yokohama, Japan - Arena - November 30, 2011 (5,000)
Santino Marella pinned Drew McIntyre with the Cobra
Alex Riley pinned Primo Colon with the F5
Mason Ryan pinned Jack Swagger with the full nelson slam
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Kelly Kelly with the Glam Slam
The Big Show & Zack Ryder defeated Kevin Nash & WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler when Ziggler was pinned after taking a punch from Show
John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin with the FU
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio at 16:22 with the Go To Sleep

WWE (Raw) @ Yokohama, Japan - Arena - December 1, 2011 (6,000)
Yoshihiro Takayama sat ringside for the show
Zack Ryder pinned Jack Swagger at 8:12 with the Rough Ryder
Santino Marella pinned William Regal at 7:56 with the Cobra
Alex Riley pinned Primo Colon at 10:36
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler defeated Drew McIntyre and Mason Ryan at 9:28 by pinning McIntyre after Ryan dropped McIntyre with the full nelson slam and was then knocked out of the ring by Ziggler
Kelly Kelly pinned WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix in a non-title match at 5:50 with a roll up; Sho Funaki was the guest referee for the bout; after the bout, Mike Mizanin ran out and dropped Funaki with the Skull Crushing Finale
John Cena & the Big Show defeated Mike Mizanin & Kevin Nash at 9:21 when Cena pinned Miz with the FU; Cena wore Zubaz pants and a Ribera Steakhouse jacket for the match; after the bout, Cena met with Yoshihiro Takayama at ringside
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio at 19:44 with the Go To Sleep; after the bout, Yoshihiro Takayama raised Punk's hand in victory

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Chattanooga, TN - UTC McKenzie Arena - December 2, 2011 (4,500)
Kaitlyn was the host for the evening
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Jinder Mahal; after the bout, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes attacked Dibiase
Tyson Kidd pinned Damien Sandow with a roll up
Justin Gabriel pinned Heath Slater; after the contest, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes attacked Gabriel before cutting an in-ring promo on Booker T
Daniel Bryan defeated Hunico
Booker T defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification; after the contest, Hornswoggle celebrated with Booker and did the Spinaroonie (Booker's in-ring return after 11 months)
AJ & Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart & Rosa Mendes
Sheamus defeated Wade Barrett in a streetfight
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry defeated Randy Orton in a steel cage match after Wade Barrett interfered; after the bout, Sheamus made the save, leading to Orton dropping Barrett with the RKO

WWE @ Ontario, CA - Citizens Business Bank Arena - December 2, 2011
Moved to 2/25/12

WWE @ Ft. Lauderdale, FL - December 3, 2011 (3,000)
Santino Marella pinned Drew McIntyre with the Cobra
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Primo Colon & Epico
Skip Sheffield pinned Alex Riley with a clothesline (Sheffield's in-ring return after a 16-month absence)
Mason Ryan pinned Jack Swagger with the full nelson slam
John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin in a streetfight
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve with the Glam Slam
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio with the Go To Sleep

WWE (Smackdown) @ Augusta, GA - James Brown Arena - December 3, 2011 (4,000)
Kaitlyn was the host for the evening
Ted Dibiase pinned Jinder Mahal with Dream Street; after the match, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes attacked Dibiase
Tyson Kidd defeated Damien Sandow
Justin Gabriel defeated Heath Slater; after the match, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes attacked Gabriel; moments later, Hornswoggle appeared and was also attacked by Rhodes
Daniel Bryan defeated Hunico via submission with the LeBell Lock
Booker T defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualifiaction when Rhodes hit Booker with the belt; after the match, Booker T hit the scissors kick on Rhodes, with Hornswoggle then appearing and hitting the frog splash before both did the spinaroonie
AJ & Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart & Rosa Mendes when Fox pinned Mendes with the somersault legdrop
Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett in a streetfight with the boot to the face
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry defeated Randy Orton in a steel cage match after Wade Barrett prevented Orton from escaping and allowed Henry to walk out the door; after the bout, Sheamus made the save as Orton was double teamed

WWE @ Sunrise, FL - Bank Atlantic Center - December 3, 2011

WWE @ Daytona Beach, FL - Ocean Center - December 4, 2011
Canceled

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Columbus, GA - Civic Center - December 4, 2011 (3,800)
Kaitlyn was the host for the evening
Ted Dibiase pinned Jinder Mahal with Dream Street; after the match, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes attacked Dibiase
Tyson Kidd defeated Damien Sandow
Justin Gabriel defeated Heath Slater; after the match, WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes attacked Gabriel; moments later, Hornswoggle appeared and was also attacked by Rhodes
Daniel Bryan defeated Hunico via submission with the LeBell Lock
Booker T defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualifiaction when Rhodes hit Booker with the belt; after the match, Booker T hit the scissors kick on Rhodes, with Hornswoggle then appearing and hitting the frog splash before both did the spinaroonie
AJ & Alicia Fox defeated Natalya Neidhart & Rosa Mendes when Fox pinned Mendes with the somersault legdrop
Sheamus pinned Wade Barrett in a streetfight with the boot to the face
World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry defeated Randy Orton in a steel cage match after Wade Barrett prevented Orton from escaping and allowed Henry to walk out the door; after the bout, Sheamus made the save as Orton was double teamed

WWE @ Estero, FL - Germain Arena - December 4, 2011

WWE @ Albany, GA - Civic Center - December 5, 2011
Canceled

WWE @ Tampa, FL - St. Pete Times Forum - December 5, 2011 (7,500)
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Tyler Reks & JTG (w/ Curt Hawkins)
Raw SuperShow - featured an opening segment in which John Cena came out to a mixed reaction in which he spoke about being on Piper's Pit the previous week and said there was no show without the audience, then saying he respected those who booed him and appreciated those who cheered him; Cena then noted WWE World Champion CM Punk's win over Alberto Del Rio the previous week and said he wanted to face Rock at WrestleMania 28 for the WWE World Title; moments later, Del Rio interrupted and said the title match was his, with Cena reminding him that Del Rio lost; ADR then showed footage of how Punk used the exposed turnbuckle to beat him; WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero then walked out, with Ziggler saying he was the one stealing the show each week and deserved the title shot; Cena then asked what Ziggler was going by this week - the cheerleader, Mitch Cumstein - and then said Ziggler was now known as the Showoff; Cena responded by saying Ziggler was too afraid to face Zack Ryder, with Ziggler asking if #overrated was trending on Twitter; Mike Mizanin then interrupted and ran down Cena, Ziggler, and ADR before saying he would be the 2011 WWE Superstar of the Year and the next WWE Champion; John Laurinaitis then walked out and said each man would face a Smackdown wrestler, with the winners earning a WWE World Title shot at TLC and the contract signing would take place later in the show; Laurinaitis then said he had a "social experiment" of a match for Cena, then saying ADR, Ziggler, and Miz would all get the chance of a title shot; Randy Orton then came out as Miz's opponent in the first match; included an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; featured a backstage segment with Ryder and Laurinaitis in which Laurinaitis, with Cena walking in dressed as Ryder and Laurinaitis booking him in a match against Ryder; Laurinaitis then told Ryder he would get his US title shot if he beats Cena and that Cena would get his WWE World Title shot at TLC if he wins; featured a backstage segment with David Otunga telling Kevin Nash he would face Triple H in a ladder match at TLC, with a sledgehammer hanging above the ring and that Nash would be in action later in the show; included an ad promoting Tribute to the Troops 2011 the following Tuesday; featured a "Did you know?" graphic that read WWE's Facebook Network has more than 42 million followers; included footage of Cena vs. Ryder as played in WWE '12; featured an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' included an ad promoting the 2011 Slammy Awards; featured a backstage segment with Cena, Otunga, and Laurinaitis in which Cena yelled at Otunga to leave, then called out Laurinaitis telling him that Ryder deserved a WWE US Title shot; Laurinaitis then said he would get one more chance only if Cena gave up his WWE World Title shot at TLC; after Cena gave up his title shot, he asked who Ryder would face and Laurinaitis said he didn't know; included a vignette showing Kane, the images of various other WWE superstars, and then Kane putting his mask back on before it fell to the ground in flames; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out' and 'The Reunion' on DVD; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read Raw was the #1 socially active show on TV last Monday, beating 'The Sing off,' 'Gossip Girl,' and 'Two and a Half Men;' featured a backstage segment showing Punk talking with WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne; included a closing in-ring contract signing segment in which Laurinaitis joined ADR, alongside Ricardo Rodriguez, and Miz in the ring, with Laurinaitis saying World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry would face Cena the following week; Punk then came out and moved the table out of the way, calling the contract signing the staple cliche of the WWE and there hadn't been one without a fight since Hogan vs. Andre at WrestleMania III; Laurinaitis then said the title match would be a TLC match; moments later, Punk noted he pinned ADR the previous week and Miz got beat at Survivor Series, with Miz reminding him he beat up R-Truth and injured John Morrison so badly that Laurinaitis had to release him; Punk responded by saying he, unlike Miz, didn't have TMZ on speed dial to let them know when he was arriving at LAX hoping they would show up to cover him; ADR reminded Punk that he won the Royal Rumble, Money in the Bank, and beat Punk for the title at Summer Slam, with Miz saying Punk would not leave TLC with the title and ADR agreeing; all three men then signed the contract, with Laurinaitis asking for a photographer to get a photo of all the participants for WWE.com, with Punk instigating a fight amongst he, ADR, and Miz; moments later, Punk attempted the Go To Sleep on Ricardo before he was attacked by ADR; Punk eventually fought off Miz before putting ADR through a table, then dropping Miz with the GTS:
Mike Mizanin defeated Mike Mizanin via count-out at 4:29 when Orton chased Wade Barrett, who came to the aisle late in the match, backstage; stipulations stated Miz would earn a WWE World Title match at TLC if he won; after the contest, Orton returned ringside to go after Miz, only to be attacked from behind by Barrett
Alberto Del Rio defeated Daniel Bryan via submission with the cross armbreaker at 1:48; Bryan's ribs were heavily taped for the match after his recent steel cage match against World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; stipulations stated Del Rio would challenge for the WWE World Title at TLC if he won
Kelly Kelly & Eve (w/ Alicia Fox) defeated WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart at 1:07 when Kelly pinned Beth with an inside cradle; during their entrance, a vignette of Phoenix & Natalya aired in which they spoke about pin-up strong until a mysterious vignette interrupted promoting Jan. 2, 2012
John Cena pinned Zack Ryder by blocking an attempt at the Rough Ryder and hitting the FU at 6:47; stipulations stated Ziggler would earn a title match against WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler if he wins and Cena would get a WWE World Title shot at TLC if he wins; prior to the bout, the two shook hands; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Ziggler & Vickie Guerrero were shown watching the match backstage; after the match, Ryder complained to Cena over his title shot being blown, with Cena then walking backstage (WWE Superstar Collection: Zack Ryder)
Zack Ryder pinned World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry in a No DQ, no count-out match at 2:21 after John Cena interfered and dropped Henry with the FU; David Otunga informed the ring announcer before the match of the added stipulations; Henry's ankle was heavily taped for the bout; after the contest, Vickie Guerrero told WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger that she couldn't get Ziggler out of the title defense but she found out he would be facing Sheamus later in the show; moments later, Swagger said he would be ringside but Ziggler said he didn't want him out there with him
Kevin Nash pinned Santino Marella with the powerbomb at 1:04; after the match, Nash took a sledgehammer from the commentary table, threatened Marella with it, and then left the ring
Sheamus pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 4:59 with the boot to the face after Ziggler became distracted by Zack Ryder at ringside; stipulations stated Ziggler would challenge for the WWE World Title at TLC if he won; after the match, Ryder slid in the ring and dropped Ziggler with the Rough Ryder before holding up the US title belt
WWE Superstars - 12/8/11 - featured an ad promoting the 2011 WWE Slammy Awards the following Monday; included anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, Ariel Winter, WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE offers all military personnel free tickets to live events in the U.S.; included an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' featured the closing minutes from Raw's contract signing between Punk, Alberto Del Rio, and Miz; included an ad promoting the 2011 Tribute to the Troops the following Tuesday; featured the Justin Gabriel vs. Tyson Kidd and Jack Swagger vs. Trent Barreta matches taped 12/6/11 in Jacksonville, FL:
Mason Ryan pinned Drew McIntyre with the full nelson slam at 4:59; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Epico (w/ Primo Colon & Rosa Mendes) pinned WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne at 9:41 with the Back Stabber after avoiding a jump spin kick; Scott Stanford & Josh Matthews provided commentary for the bout
Dark match after the show: WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler won a 41-man battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE World Champion CM Punk; other participants included Skip Sheffield, Husky Harris, and Richie Steamboat
Dark match after the show: WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler at the 5-minute mark

WWE @ Jacksonville, FL - Veterans Memorial Arena - December 6, 2011
Yoshi Tatsu pinned Damien Sandow
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins
Darren Young & JTG defeated Percy Watson & Titus O'Neil
Derrick Bateman defeated Johnny Curtis
WWE Superstars - 12/8/11: Justin Gabriel pinned Tyson Kidd with the 450 splash at 5:38; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
WWE Superstars - 12/8/11: Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Trent Barreta via submission with the ankle lock at 2:47 after a gutwrench powerbomb; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 12/9/11 - featured an opening segment showing Booker T down in the aisle being helped by referees and medics, moments after he was attacked by WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes from behind as Booker came out to join the commentary team; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and David Otunga in which Otunga complained about having to wrestle the previous week against Randy Orton, with Long saying Otunga would face Sheamus later in the show; featured Josh Matthews conducting an in-ring interview with Daniel Bryan, his ribs taped, about his steel cage loss the previous week against World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry; moments into Bryan's comments, Michael Cole interrupted leading to a shouting match between the two; Bryan eventually left the ring to go after Cole, with Rhodes blindsiding Bryan until he was pulled away; Cole continued to yell at Bryan as Bryan was helped by medics and officials, with Rhodes then returning backstage; included an ad promoting the 2011 Slammy Awards; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the WWE's Twitter network spans more then 13 million followers; featured footage of the Big Show having a scene with Trace Adkins on the American Country Awards; included an in-ring promo by Show in which he noted it had been 9 years since he beat Brock Lesnar to win the WWE World Title, and said the perfect time to become champion again is when he faces Henry at TLC; moments later, Henry interrupted and said he had something to tell Show to his face if Show would promise not to touch him in the ring; Henry then said he wanted bygones to be bygones and just go out and put on a great match at TLC, with the two shaking hands; moments later, Henry blindsided Show, with Show immediately hitting a spear and then attacking Henry's injured leg; Show then took a steel chair from the commentary area and twice hit Henry with the weapon; featured an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' included a look at Bryan vs. Rhodes on WWE '12, which was then interrupted by a mysterious vignette promoting the Jan. 2, 2012 Raw; featured an ad promoting the 2011 Tribute to the Troops the following Tuesday; included an ad promoting the WWE Network coming in 2012; featured a backstage segment with Long and Aksana in which Aksana asked Long to help her get her own show on the WWE Network, with Rhodes then walking in and saying he wanted a match with Booker T; Long agreed, said the match would be at TLC, and would be for the IC title; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with Orton regarding his upcoming match with WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler and the Beat the Clock Challenge against Barrett:
Beat the Clock Challenge: Wade Barrett pinned Ezekiel Jackson with a sidewalk slam at 7:52; prior to the bout, Lilian Garcia was introduced as the returning ring announcer of Smackdown; WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes then interrupted her, said no one noticed she had ever left, and said he would fill in for Booker T on commentary; after the bout, Barrett took the mic and cut a promo on Randy Orton, saying he has beaten and embarassed Orton and the only voice in Orton's head was Barrett's; tables, ladders, and chairs were positioned around ringside for the bout; the winner between Barrett and Orton in their Beat the Clock Challenge would determine the stipulation for their TLC match - tables, ladders, or chairs
Zack Ryder pinned Heath Slater at 1:26 with the Rough Ryder; prior to the match, it was announced Daniel Bryan and WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes would compete later in the show as a result of the incident before the commercial break; during the bout, it was announced Ryder would challenge WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler at TLC; late in the match, a link to a YouTube account briefly appeared on screen
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Jinder Mahal with an inside cradle at 2:53; prior to the bout, Mahal cut an insert promo on Dibiase costing him to lose his match the previous week
Sheamus pinned David Otunga with the boot to the face at 2:57; prior to the match, Lilian Garcia introduced Hornswoggle as the guest ring announcer for the bout; during his entrance, it was noted Sheamus would appear on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' later that night; after the match, Sheamus and Hornswoggle celebrated in the ring
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes defeated Daniel Bryan via disqualification in a non-title match at 9:51 when Booker T ran out, attacked Rhodes, and cleared him from the ring; Bryan's ribs were heavily taped for the bout
Beat the Clock Challenge: Randy Orton pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match at 7:52 with the RKO; the on-screen graphic said Orton had 2 seconds left before the limit Wade Barrett set earlier in the show; tables, ladders, and chairs were positioned around ringside for the bout; the winner between Barrett and Orton in their Beat the Clock Challenge would determine the stipulation for their TLC match - tables, ladders, or chairs; late in the match, Barrett attacked Orton on the floor; after the bout, Barrett again attacked Orton, took the mic and noted Orton would have the choice as to their stipulation but then said he had his own suggestion to make; Barrett then attempted to put Orton through a table, only for Orton to fight him away; Orton then powerbombed Ziggler through a table on the floor as Barrett watched from the entrance stage
Dark match after the taping: World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, Randy Orton, and the Big Show fought to a no contest when WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes attacked guest referee Booker T

WWE @ Florence, SC - Civic Center - December 10, 2011 Moved to 5/19/12

WWE @ Fayetteville, NC - Crown Coliseum - December 11, 2011
Tribute to the Troops - 12/13/11 on the USA Network - featured Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included pretaped comments from Barack Obama in which he noted all the troops would be home by the end of the month; included comments from Nicole Kidman in which she thanked the troops for their service; featured comments from Jack Gyllenhall in which he thanked the troops; included Nickelback performing "Burn It To the Ground" at the entrance stage; featured a look at the Golden Knights, with Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston, Alberto Del Rio, WWE World Champion CM Punk, and WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes jumping out of an airplane; included comments from the Big Show, Rey Mysterio Jr., & Eve about donating Slim Jims to the troops overseas; featured pretaped comments from Hugh Jackman in which he thanked the troops for their service; included footage of Nikki & Brie Bella touring West Point; featured pretaped comments from Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy in which they thanked the troops; included anti-bullying comments from Eve, Kelly Kelly, Alicia Fox, Sheamus, and Kingston; featured pretaped comments Celine Dion in which she thanked the troops; included a segment in which George Wallace came out to the entrance stage for a brief stand-up, then said all the troops could see him for free in 2012; featured pretaped comments from Carson Daly in which he thanked the troops; included Mary J. Blige performing "Need Someone" at the entrance stage; featured a backstage segment with Kingston, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Miss USA Alyssa Campanella; included pretaped comments from Robin Williams in which he thanked the troops for their service; featured a video package on JR Martinez speaking with Eve about the troops, then grading the recent dancing of Santino Marella, Cole, and Eve; Eve then presented him with a replica WWE World Title; included pretaped comments from Matthew McConaughey; featured Nickelback performing "When We Stand Together" at the entrance stage; included pretaped comments from Christina Aguiliera in which she thanked the troops; featured pretaped comments from Jimmy Fallon in which he praised the troops, with Sheamus then walking in, beating up Fallon and making fun of him; included an ad promoting 'Inside Out' and 'The Reunion' on DVD and Blu-ray; featured pretaped comments from Regis Philbin in which he praised WWE; included Mary J. Blige performing 'Family Affair' at the entrance stage; featured pretaped comments from Bradley Cooper in which he thanked the troops:
Randy Orton fought Wade Barrett to a double count-out at 5:56 when both men began fighting on the floor; after the bout, the two fought in the ring as a table was set up, with David Otunga then running out and attacking Orton; Otunga then attempted to put Orton through a table only to then sustain the RKO; after Barrett left the ring, Orton then put Otunga through the table with a powerbomb; after the commercial break, Josh Matthews conducted a backstage interview with Barrett regarding his upcoming tables match against Orton at TLC
Zack Ryder (w/ Sgt. Slaughter) pinned Jack Swagger (w/ WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler) with the Rough Ryder at 3:46 after avoiding a bomb off the ropes; during his entrance, Ryder cut a promo saying Ziggler was the last man he wanted to represent America, adding he would take the title at US, then introducing Slaughter as his second for the match; Slaughter then took off his hat to reveal a Ryder headband; after the contest, Slaughter applied the Cobra Clutch on Swagger
Kelly Kelly, Alicia Fox, Eve, & Maria Menounos defeated WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix, Natalya Neidhart, Brie & Nikki Bella at 2:43 when Maria pinned Phoenix with a sunset flip; Major Gen. Rodney Anderson was shown in the crowd prior to the bout
Daniel Bryan pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes with a roll up at 4:28 after Booker T, who did guest commentary for the bout, punched Rhodes in the face from the floor behind the referee's back; Bryan's ribs were heavily taped for the bout; after the match, Rhodes challenged Booker to get in the ring with him, with Booker then fighting Rhodes off and clearing him from the ring; after Booker cleared the ring, he did the Spinarooni
Primo Colon & Epico (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston in a non-title match at 2:58 when Epico pinned Bourne with the Back Stabber after Bourne knocked Primo off the apron; Hornswoggle was the guest ring announcer for the match
Sheamus pinned Drew McIntyre with the boot to the face at 2:17; prior to the bout, Christian came out on crutches and praised the Canadian Army until Sheamus appeared and scared him backstage
WWE World Champion CM Punk, John Cena, & the Big Show defeated World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry, Mike Mizanin, & Alberto Del Rio at 9:24 when Cena pinned Henry with the FU after Henry sustained a punch to the face from Show; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; during his entrance, footage was shown of Henry visiting the National Guard during the weekend; after the bout, Cena took the mic and, with the entire roster standing at the entrance stage, thanked the members of the military for their service; the show then ended as the roster went around ringside meeting the fans

WWE @ Norfolk, VA - Scope - December 12, 2011
Raw SuperShow - 2011 Slammy Awards - 3-hour episode; featured an opening segment in which Hornswoggle and Booker T, alongside Eve, came out to present for "Tell Me I Did Not Just See That" Award - nominees included Jim Ross dancing in the ring, Santino Marella almost winning the Royal Rumble, a young fan throwing a drink at R-Truth at Capital Punishment, the Miz dressing up as the Rock, with the winner being JR; JR was then escorted out by Alicia Fox and Eve, with Michael Cole then interrupting and insulting JR; Booker intervened and said JR could beat Cole in a rap off, with the two then having a rap battle for the Slammy and the crowd cheering for JR's performance; moments later, JR went to leave the ring until Booker brought him back in and had him do a Spinaroonie; included Mick Foley & Ted Dibiase coming out to present "Holy (bleep) Moment of the Year" - nominees included Sheamus's powerbomb on Sin Cara through a ladder, Randy Orton's RKO on Christian onto the steel steps, the Big Show / Mark Henry superplex which broke the ring, and Evan Bourne's Air Bourne off the top of a ladder at Money in the Bank, with the winner being Show & Henry; Show then accepted and said he would be visually spectacular in the night's opening match; featured an ad promoting the following night's Tribute to the Troops; included the Road Dogg, escorted out by Eve and Alicia, in which he announced WWE World Champion CM Punk as the winner of Pipe Bomb of the Year; Punk then walked out with a mannequin wearing a blonde wig and 1989 Dynamic Dudes T-shirt; Punk then introduced a tribute to John Laurinaitis, set to the 1986 song from the Transformers movie "You've Got the Touch;" featured an ad promoting the Best of King of the Ring; included Lita presenting the award for Divalicious Moments - Natalya Neidhart putting two women in the Sharpshooter at the same time, Kelly Kelly winning the title, Kharma attacking Michelle McCool, and Beth Phoenix's Glam Slam on Eve from the top rope, with the winner being Kelly; after Kelly came out, Beth and Natalya interrupted, with Beth taking the Slammy by force until Kelly smacked her in the face and took it back; featured a look at John Cena vs. Henry in WWE '12 to promote their match later in the show; included Santino, Nikki & Brie Bella presenting for "OMG Moment of the Year" with nominees being Triple H dropping the Undertaker with the tombstone, the Rock hitting Cena with the Rock Bottom at WrestleMania, the WWE superstar walk out of Raw, and Punk winning the title at Money in the Bank - with HHH / Taker winning; moments later, Triple H walked out to the ring, said the real OMG moment was when Taker couldn't leave the ring under his own power and the fact he hasn't yet returned speaks volumes about the injuries he sustained; Triple H then spoke about his upcoming sledgehammer match against Kevin Nash; Triple H then confronted Santino at the entrance stage, with Santino running backstage; featured David Otunga & Tony Atlas announcing the nominees for Trending Star of the Year - WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, Daniel Bryan, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler, and Zack Ryder, adding that the nominees would have a match and the winner of the award would be named afterwards; included Christian, on crutches and in a neckbrace, presenting for "Game Changer of the Year" - nominees included Triple H firing Vince McMahon, Edge retiring, Kevin Nash returning, and the Rock challenging Cena to a match at WrestleMania; Cena then came out to accept to a negative response, with Cena saying he wanted to share the award and introduced the Rock; Cena then made fun of the fact Rock wasn't at the arena after Rock said he would never leave again, then acting surprised when Rock didn't even send a satellite clip to show on the big screen; Cena then cut a promo on facing Rock at WrestleMania; featured anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, Ariel Winter, Punk, Cena, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; included a vignette showing Kane's mask on fire; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network; included Vickie Guerrero and Goldust as presenters for 'A Lister of the Year' with the nominees - Snooki, the Muppets, Hugh Jackman, and Cee-Lo Green, with Snooki winning; Snooki then appeared on the big screen in a pretaped clip in which she thanked the crowd and praised Ryder; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Henry regarding his upcoming match with Cena and defending against Show in a chairs match at TLC; included Rey Mysterio Jr. presenting for "Superstar of the Year" with nominees Randy Orton, Miz, Punk, Alberto Del Rio, Henry, and Cena, with Punk winning; Mysterio then introduced Punk, with Laurinaitis walking out and saying Punk was in no condition to win the award, and accepted it for him; featured a mysterious vignette promoting the Jan. 2, 2012 Raw, with a young boy saying his return would be dependant on the young girl featured in the clip; the family of a soldier serving in Afghanistan was shown sitting in the front row as Cole & Jerry Lawler discussed the following night's Tribute to the Troops:
The Big Show defeated Wade Barrett via disqualification at around the 2:30 mark when Show punched a steel chair out of Barrett's hand, moments after Show broke a table set up at ringside; during his entrance, Barrett said Show's award was premature considering what he would do to Randy Orton at TLC; Barrett then said he would target Show should he leave TLC with the World Heavyweight Title (the bout began during the commercial break)
WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) defeated Zack Ryder, Daniel Bryan, and WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes at 15:22 by pinning Bryan with a reversal into the Zig Zag; prior to the bout, it was announced Booker T would challenge Rhodes at TLC; after the bout, Jerry Lawler entered the ring to find out who won "Trending Star of the Year," with it being revealed that Ryder trended worldwide during the bout and thus won the Slammy; moments later, Ziggler hit the Zig Zag on Ryder and left the ring with the Slammy
Alberto Del Rio & Mike Mizanin defeated WWE World Champion CM Punk & Randy Orton at 12:40 when Miz pinned Punk with the Skull Crushing Finale, moments after Wade Barrett attacked Orton on the floor and escaped through the crowd; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; tables, ladders, and chairs were positioned around the ring for the match; after the contest, Orton followed Barrett through the crowd before Miz & ADR double teamed Punk with a ladder; ADR then used the ladder to apply the cross armbreaker, with Miz taking the mic and saying either he or ADR would become WWE World Champion at TLC
Sheamus fought Jinder Mahal to a no contest when, after Mahal cut a promo on his way to the ring, Sheamus kicked him in the face and then left the ring
John Cena fought World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry in a non-title match to a no contest at the 10-minute mark when Kane appeared in a new mask and outfit, cleared Henry from the ring, and dropped Cena with the chokeslam; during the bout, there were dueling chants of "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" after the bout, Kane lifted his mask to reveal an updated version of his trademark mask underneath; Henry sustained an injured groin in the match

WWE @ Raleigh, NC - RBC Center - December 13, 2011
WWE Superstars - 12/15/11: Justin Gabriel vs. Drew McIntyre; Josh Matthews & Matt Striker provided commentary for the bout
Smackdown! - 12/16/11 - featured Josh Matthews conducting an opening in-ring interview with Booker T regarding the attack he sustained the previous week from WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes and challenging Rhodes at TLC, during which he addressed whether he would return to the ring-full time should he win teh title; Booker then said Cody would get the beatdown of his life, with Rhodes then interrupting and saying Booker would bring up nostalgia at TLC but it would be fleeting; Rhodes then said he would face Daniel Bryan a third time and, should Booker interfere as he had, there would be no match at the pay-per-view; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more than twice as many viewers watched Smackdown the previous week than college football on ESPN; featured an ad promoting the NBC airing of Tribute to the Troops the following night; included a backstage segment with Jack Swagger and Vickie Guerrero talking about Swagger's match against Big Show, with World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry walking in and telling Swagger to hurt Show's ankle like he did once before, then offering Swagger a title shot should he succeed; Swagger then said he's beaten Show, Henry hasn't, and that probably wouldn't change after TLC; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out' and 'The Reunion' on DVD and Blu-ray; included footage of Swagger attacking Show on the 7/9/10 Smackdown and injuring his ankle; featured an ad promoting 'The Best of the King of the Ring;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE's Facebook network has more than 42 million followers; featured a backstage segment with Randy Orton and Zack Ryder in which they discussed their tag team match later in the show; included an ad promoting the WWE Network; featured a look at Show vs. Henry as part of WWE '12; included a mysterious vignette promoting the Jan. 2, 2012 Raw, with a young boy saying his return would be dependant on the young girl featured in the clip:
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Daniel Bryan with a reversal into Crossroads at 8:35 in a non-title match; stipulations stated Booker T could not interfere in the bout or his match with Rhodes at TLC would not happen; Bryan's ribs were heavily taped for the match
Alicia Fox pinned Natalya Neidhart with an inside cradle at 1:03; after the bout, Alicia pulled hair extensions off Natalya's head; moments later, Alicia took the mic, made fun of Natalya, and told her to go backstage and cry; Natalya then reentered the ring, with Alicia fighting her off
Epico & Primo Colon (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 2:59 when Primo scored the pin with the Back Stabber after crotching the Uso on the top rope
The Big Show pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 5:47 with a punch to the face after escaping the ankle lock; early in the bout, World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry came ringside to watch the match; after the contest, Show threw Swagger out of the ring, with Henry then hitting Swagger across the back with a steel chair; moments later, Henry hit a cameraman with the chair, looked back at Show in the ring, and went backstage
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Heath Slater with the Dream Street at 3:08; prior to the bout, footage was shown of one of Dibiase's recent Dibiase Posse parties before a show; after the contest, Jinder Mahal attacked Dibiase and locked him in a Camel Clutch; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said he had someone that Mahal could face if he wanted a fight, then brought out Sheamus
Sheamus pinned Jinder Mahal in an impromptu match at 3:51 with the boot to the face
Randy Orton & Zack Ryder defeated Wade Barrett & WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler at 16:10 when Orton pinned Ziggler with the RKO, looking at Barrett out on the floor during the cover (WWE Superstar Collection: Zack Ryder)

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Ft. Myers, FL - Germain Arena - December 16, 2011 (5,500)
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Epico & Primo Colon
Daniel Bryan defeated Dean Ambrose via submission with the LeBell Lock; Bryan's ribs were heavily taped for the match; after the match, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler hit the Zig Zag on Bryan
Eve & Alicia Fox defeated WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart when Eve pinned Natalya after Natalya accidently collided with Phoenix
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Jinder Mahal with Dream Street; after the match, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler attacked Dibiase
John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin in a streetfight with the FU, despite interference from Kane
Zack Ryder defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler via disqualification; Ziggler initially won the match after hitting Ryder with the belt and Vickie Guerrero holding down Ryder's leg from the floor but the bout was ordered to restart
The Big Show pinned Jack Swagger with the punch to the face
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio with the Go To Sleep after Ricardo Rodriguez accidently hit ADR with a chair; after the bout, Punk dropped Rodriguez with the Go To Sleep as well

WWE (Raw & Smackdown!) @ Long Island, NY - Nassau Coliseum - December 17, 2011 (7,000)
WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated Epico & Primo Colon when Bourne pinned Primo with Air Bourne
Daniel Bryan pinned Dean Mabrose via submission with the LeBell Lock; after the bout, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler attacked Bryan
Eve & Alicia Fox defeated WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix & Natalya Neidhart when Eve pinned Natalya after Natalya accidently collided with Phoenix
Ted Dibiase pinned Jinder Mahal with Dream Street; after the match, Dibiase was attacked by WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler
Zack Ryder defeated WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler via disqualification when Vickie Guerrero broke the cover after Ryder hit the Rough Ryder
The Big Show pinned Jack Swagger with the punch to the face
John Cena pinned Mike Mizanin in a streetfight with the FU; the audience chose the stiuplation over a Best 2 out of 3 falls match and a falls count anywhere match; late in the bout, Kane appeared and dropped Cena with a chokeslam, with Cena later knocking Kane to the floor
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Alberto Del Rio with the Go To Sleep after throwing ADR into an interfering Ricardo Rodriguez; Mick Foley was the guest referee for the bout; after the match, WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler attacked Punk, with Punk and Foley eventually clearing the ring and double teaming Rodriguez

TLC 2011 - Baltimore, MD - First Mariner Arena - December 18, 2011 (8,000)
Drew McIntyre defeated Alex Riley
Pay-per-view bouts - featured Michael Cole & Jerry Lawler on commentary; included a backstage segment with Booker T and Alicia Fox discussing Booker's upcoming match with WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, with Rhodes then blindsiding Booker and assaulting him until referees intervened; featured an ad promoting how to send Slim Jims to the troops stationed overseas; included a backstage segment in which Josh Matthews said he said the IC title match could be canceled due to Booker's injury; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long, dressed as Santa Claus, and Hornswoggle, as an elf, in which Long gave Hornswoggle a book on ebonics; Hornswoggle then kicked Long in the shin and ran off; included a backstage segment in which Nikki & Brie Bella sat on Long's lap and argued over who was the better twin and who deserved the best Christmas present, with Long giving them his number and them blowing him off; moments later, Jack Swagger came in and complained about World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry attacking him on Smackdown; Sheamus then appeared, wished them both Merry Christmas, and was then booked in a match against Swagger for later in the show; featured a backstage segment in which Alberto Del Rio yelled at Ricardo Rodriguez for ADR not having a car to drive ringside, with Mike Mizanin then walking in and telling ADR that he would be WWE World Champion by the end of the night, with the two then having words; Ricardo then walked in with a plate of food, with Miz pushing the food in his face and ADR shoving Ricardo to the floor; included an ad promoting the 2012 Royal Rumble; featured comments from one of Maryland's brigades serving in the Middle East, with them wishing everyone a Merry Christmas; included Matt Striker conducting a backstage interview with WWE World Champion CM Punk in which they reviewed footage from Raw of Punk being double teamed by ADR and Miz; moments later, Punk responded on the attack and then asked John Laurinaitis where his Slammy was for Superstar of the Year, with Laurinaitis saying it was in the mail; Punk then said Laurinaitis would still have to deal with him being champion after TLC; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Big Show regarding his upcoming chairs match against Henry; included a "Don't try this at home" PSA; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Booker regarding Booker still wanting his match with Rhodes, despite twice being jumped by Rhodes earlier in the show; included an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time':
Zack Ryder pinned WWE US Champion Dolph Ziggler to win the title at 10:23 with the Rough Ryder; Vickie Guerrero was in Ziggler's corner but was ejected at the 7-minute mark after the referee caught her interfering; after the bout, Ryder celebrated with his dad, who sat ringside, and then stood on the Spanish announce table to lead the crowd in a chant of "Woo woo woo" (WWE Superstar Collection: Zack Ryder)
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Epico & Primo Colon (w/ Rosa Mendes) at 7:33 in an unadvertised match when Kingston pinned Primo with the spin kick to the head
Randy Orton defeated Wade Barrett in a tables match at 10:14 by catching Barrett coming off the top and putting him through a table set up in the ring with an RKO
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Kelly Kelly in an unadvertised match at 5:14 with a powerbomb into an overhead throw
Booker T fought WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes to a no contest when Rhodes attacked Booker from behind in the aisle, with referees then having to pull Rhodes away; moments later, Booker was helped backstage by one of the doctors
Triple H pinned Kevin Nash at 18:13 in a ladder match by hitting Nash in the face with the sledgehammer, positioned above the ring, after Nash gave him the Clique hand sign and Triple H responded with the "Suck it" gesture; after the bout, Nash was taken backstage on a stretcher
Sheamus pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in an unadvertised match at 5:57 with the boot to the face
The Big Show pinned World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry in a chairs match at 5:31 to win the title with the punch to the face; Henry's ankle was heavily taped for the bout; after the contest, Henry attacked Show with a chair and dropped him with a DDT onto a steel chair in the ring; moments later, many in the crowd chanted "Daniel Bryan," with Bryan then coming out to cash in his title shot
Daniel Bryan pinned World Heavyweight Champion the Big Show to win the title at the 9-second mark in an impromptu match; after the bout, Bryan berated Michael Cole at the commentary table, celebrated at ringside with the fans
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Booker T at 7:16 after twice hitting the Beautiful Disaster
WWE World Champion CM Punk defeated Alberto Del Rio and Mike Mizanin in a TLC match at 18:24, moments after dropping Miz with the Go To Sleep; Ricardo Rodriguez served as ADR's ring announcer for the bout; ADR walked out, rather than drove out as customary for his entrance; Rodriguez attempted to scale the ladder and claim the title for ADR at the 14-minute mark but Punk and Miz toppled the ladder, sending Ricardo through a table set up on the floor; late in the match, Miz handcuffed Punk to the middle turnbuckle, with Punk having to unhinge the middle rope to free himself

WWE @ Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center - December 19, 2011
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Dean Ambrose with Dream Street
Alex Riley defeated Michael McGillicutty
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Curt Hawkins & Tyler Reks
Raw SuperShow - featured an opening drum roll, followed by an introduction by WWE World Champion CM Punk - not shown - in which he first insulted John Laurinaitis before revealing the result of the TLC match the night before, then walking out to the entrance stage and the ring; Punk then cut an in-ring promo on his win, and Ricardo Rodriguez's fall through a table, before addressing the WWE US Title match at TLC; Punk then introduced Zack Ryder as the new champion; Punk followed and asked the fans who win the TLC chairs match between Mark Henry and the Big Show, then adding it was Show but Daniel Bryan was the new World Heavyweight Champion; Bryan then came out to the ring; Punk then noted the "pro wrestling" history in Philadelphia, with some chanting "ECW" before Punk noted he met Bryan at the Murphy Rec Center 10 years earlier just down the street, before then praising Ryder and Bryan for breaking their backs for the crowd and having something to show for it; Ryder then took the mic, said he called his dad earlier in the day to make sure his title win was real; Bryan followed, saying some said he shouldn't have ever made it to the WWE and noted Michael Cole among them; moments later, Mike Mizanin appeared at the entrance stage, followed by Dolph Ziggler and Alberto Del Rio; the three then circled the ring but were held off by the champions; moments later, Ryder was attacked on the floor, with Punk and Bryan chasing the three up the ramp until Laurinaitis walked out and said Miz, Ziggler, & ADR would face Punk, Bryan, & Ryder; included the announcement Kevin Nash would be out at least 6 weeks after the injuries he sustained at TLC; featured an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line from the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' included a graphic urging fans to vote for the Rock as Entertainment Weekly's Badass of the Year; featured an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; included an in-ring promo by John Cena in which he addressed the attack he sustained the previous week from Kane, then called out Kane; moments later, Mark Henry appeared instead and limped to the ring while replying to Cena, prompting a chant from the crowd of "Sexual Chocolate;" Henry then entered the ring and said Cena would have to worry about him, with Kane's pyro then going off and Kane walking out to the ring; moments later, Kane confronted Henry at ringside before ignoring him and fighting with Cena in the ring; Kane eventually threw Cena over the announce table, assaulted him, ripped his shirt off, and then left ringside; featured Josh Matthews conducting a backstage interview with WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes about his win at TLC over Booker T, with Rhodes making fun of the Royal Rumble Santino Marella ad; moments later, Santino walked in and taunted Rhodes with his cobra snake puppet, noting their match later in the show; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read TLC was the most socially active show on TV, beating the Simpsons, Family Guy, and Survivor; featured Cena's closing in-ring promo from Tribute to the Troops, thanking the troops for their service, followed by a video package set to Nickelback's "We Must Stand Together;" included a WrestleMania 28 ad; featured an ad promoting 'Inside Out' and 'The Reunion' on DVD and Blu-ray; included a backstage segment with Laurinaitis, Nikki & Brie Bella, and David Otunga in which the Bellas argued, with Laurinaitis telling them he would take care of it and the two then kissing him on the cheek; moments later, Vickie Guerrero showed up, with Hornswoggle appearing behind her with mistletoe and kissing her; featured a video package focusing on Ryder's US title win and comments from his dad after the show; included Matthews conducting a backstage interview with Show about winning and then losing the World Heavyweight Title at TLC, with an emotional Show noting he spent 9 years chasing the belt only to lose it seconds later; after Matthews noted Show probably had the shortest world title run in history, Show stared at him and then walked off:
Randy Orton defeated Wade Barrett via disqualification at 8:01 when Barrett struck Orton in the eye with his thumb; during Orton's entrance, a YouTube link briefly appeared on screen; after the match, Barrett continued to attack Orton and dropped him with the sidewalk slam; moments later, Barrett pulled a table out from under the ring, set it up in the ring, and put Orton through it with Wasteland; referees then came out to tend to Orton as Barrett left the ring
Alicia Fox pinned WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix in a non-title match at the 48-second mark with the somersault legdrop; after the contest, Alicia took the mic and said she hopes the fans have a foxy holiday
Sheamus pinned Jinder Mahal with the crucifix powerbomb at 1:55; during his entrance, Mahal said he would put Sheamus in his place (Mahal's first appearance wearing a turban to the ring)
Primo Colon & Epico (w/ Rosa Mendes) defeated Jimmy & Jey Uso at 2:54 when Epico scored the pin with the Back Stabber after the Uso knocked Primo to the floor with a superkick; during the bout, WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne were shown watching on backstage; during the bout, Jerry Lawler accidentally referred to Primo as Carlito
WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes pinned Santino Marella in a non-title match with the Alabama Slam at 1:25
WWE World Champion CM Punk, World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan, & WWE US Champion Zack Ryder defeated Mike Mizanin, Alberto Del Rio, & Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero) at 13:13 when ADR submitted to Bryan's LeBell Lock; during ADR's entrance, a vignette interrupted showing a playground and young boy and girl in a classroom, with the girl throwing a notebook off the table as the boy stood in the corner; the word "prophetless" then appeared; Ryder, Bryan, & Punk made their individual entrances by coming through the crowd; late in the bout, ADR sustained a torn groin muscle following a missile dropkick from Bryan; after the contest, Punk, Ryder, & Bryan stood on the commentary table and barricade and played to the crowd
Dark match after the taping: John Cena defeated Kane via disqualification at 6:53 when Kane hit Cena in the stomach with a chair; after the bout, Kane dropped Cena with a chokeslam; moments later, Kane returned to the ring to hit Cena with the tombstone but Cena reversed it and hit the FU

WWE @ Richmond, VA - Coliseum - December 20, 2011
Ted Dibiase Jr. defeated Dean Ambrose
Jimmy & Jey Uso defeated Derrick Bateman & Johnny Curtis
Trent Barreta defeated Curt Hawkins
Kaitlyn defeated Maxine
Tyson Kidd defeated Percy Watson
Titus O'Neil defeated JTG
Justin Gabriel defeated Heath Slater
Hunico defeated Ezekiel Jackson
Smackdown! - 12/23/11 - featured an opening segment in which the Big Show came out to the ring and discussed World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan winning the title at TLC; Show then said it took him 9 years to regain the title, then showing footage of his interview on Raw in which he stared down Josh Matthews before walking off; moments later, Henry interrupted, walking out with his ankle taped, and made fun of Show for his short title reign, then telling Show he was better off leaving WWE; Henry then said he wanted a match with Bryan tonight, with Show arguing he should get it; Bryan then walked out, listed all the things that made him an unlikely WWE superstar, but added he was a very good wrestler and was the world champion; Henry then said he wanted a title shot; moments later, Teddy Long walked out and said Henry would face Show later in the show for a title shot; Bryan then shook Show's hand in the ring and offered to shake Henry's hand on the floor only to pull his hand back and run it through his hair; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read TLC was the most socially active show on TV, beating the Simpsons, Family Guy, and Survivor; featured a backstage segment with Long and Santino Marella in which Marella said he wanted to take over as assistant to the general manager, now that Zack Ryder was the US champion; moments later, Aksana walked in and talked with Long; after she left, Vickie Guerrero & Dolph Ziggler walked in, with Ziggler saying he wanted an eventual rematch against Ryder; Ziggler then made fun of Bryan being world champion and told Long to put him in a match against Bryan for later in the night, with Long agreeing and then dancing in excitement; included an ad promoting 'Stone Cold Steve Austin: The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time;' featured anti-bullying comments from Mike Mizanin, Ariel Winter, Punk, Cena, David Arquette, Chelsie Hightower, Alicia Fox, Jordin Sparks, Sheamus, Eve, WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne, and Angus T. Jones; included a backstage segment with Long and Mike Mizanin, with Miz asking why he was called to be on the show and Long not knowing anything about it; Miz then ranted about how Long runs his show, saying he would go out to the ring and there wouldn't be a Smackdown superstar that could get him to leave; featured Cena's closing in-ring promo from Tribute to the Troops, thanking the troops for their service, followed by a video package set to Nickelback's "We Must Stand Together;" included an ad promoting 'Inside Out' and 'The Reunion' on DVD and Blu-ray; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Cena has more than 9 million Facebook followers, more than Jennifer Lopez, LeBron James, Kim Kardashian, Madonna, Oprah Winfrey, Johnny Depp, Dalai Lama, and the Rock; included an in-ring promo by Wade Barrett regarding his feud with Randy Orton, showing footage on the big screen of how he pinned Orton on Smackdown the previous month, did the same at Survivor Series, and then put Orton through a table on Raw; Barrett then said he was after Bryan's World Heavyweight Title; as Barrett went to leave the ring, Orotn ran out, with the two fighting until Barrett escaped backstage; Orton went chasing after, culminating with the two fighting down a hallway, Orton spraying Barrett with a water hose, and dropping him with the RKO on the hood of a car; featured a WrestleMania 28 ticket ad; included a vignette showing a playground and young boy and girl in a classroom, with the girl throwing a notebook off the table as the boy stood in the corner; the word "prophetless" then appeared; included a music video focusing on Ryder, Bryan, and WWE World Champion CM Punk set to "Dark Horses" by Switchfoot; featured an ad promoting 'The Best of the King of the Ring;':
WWE US Champion Zack Ryder pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes at 9:34 with the Rough Ryder, moments after Rhodes became distracted by Booker T, who stood on the commentary table and made fun of Rhodes; neither title was at stake in the match
The Big Show fought Mark Henry to a no contest; during Show's entrance, a graphic briefly appeared on screen advertising a YouTube account; following the ring entrances, David Otunga walked out, noted he was legal representation for John Laurinaitis, and said Henry was not legally cleared to compete and the match would not happen; after Otunga wished the fans a happy holidays, Show knocked him out with a punch; the bout was to have determined the #1 contender for the World Heavyweight Title
Sheamus pinned Mike Mizanin with the boot to the face at 3:03 in an impromptu match; prior to the bout, Miz cut an in-ring promo showing his recent attacks on R-Truth and John Morrison and said there were no big stars on Smackdown; he continued to rant about his successes until Sheamus walked out
WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston (w/ WWE Tag Team Champion Evan Bourne) pinned Primo Colon (w/ Epico & Rosa Mendes) with the spin kick to the face at 3:08
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan & the Big Show defeated Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in an impromptu match at around the 9-minute mark; the match was initially Bryan vs. Ziggler in a non-title match, with Swagger coming ringside at the 8-minute mark and Show joining at the 10-minute mark; at the 13-minute mark, Show chased Swagger into the ring, with Teddy Long running out and setting up a tag team match between the four; after the bout, Show watched from the floor as Bryan celebrated in the ring
Dark match after the taping: Randy Orton pinned Mike Mizanin with the RKO; Booker T was the guest referee for the bout; after the contest, Orton, WWE US Champion Zack Ryder, and Booker all did a Spinaroonie

WWE @ Chicago, IL - AllState Arena - December 26, 2011 (14,804; sell out)
Raw Supershow - featured an opening segment in which John Laurinaitis came out to the theme music of WWE World Champion CM Punk, and dressed as Punk, in which he said his appearance was a surprise to the fans expecting Punk and that was an example of how unpredictable and exciting he is as the Raw GM; Laurinaitis then said he was a Punk believer, with the real Punk then coming out to a rousing ovation and saying Laurinaitis was poking him with a stick to try to get a reaction from him; Laurinaitis then said he was letting Punk take the night off, then saying he was joking just to show off how unpredictable he could be; he followed by saying Punk would be in a match, then another match, then a third match, with the winner of the fall getting a title match the following week should they beat him; Punk then questioned what should happen when he beats Laurinaitis's three men, then proposing he gets a match with Laurinaitis should he win the gauntlet match; after the crowd chanted "You can't wrestle" at Laurinaitis, Punk noted they must have been watching All Japan tapes; after Punk continued to prod Laurinaitis, he agreed to the stiuplation to face Punk should Punk win; as Punk celebrated in the ring, a vignette aired speaking of a force that shall arrive to reclaim what is his before "The End Begins" and "Next Monday" appeared on screen; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE's Twitter network has more than 13 million followers, led by John Cena who has 1,231,720; featured a backstage segment in which WWE US Champion Zack Ryder thanked Cena for all his help, with the crowd then booing, with Cena then saying he didn't owe Ryder a thing and Ryder did it all himself and never gave up; Cena then said he would go out to the ring later to confront Kane; following the segment, Jerry Lawler announced to the crowd that Punk's opponents in the gauntlet match would be #1: Jack Swagger, #2: Dolph Ziggler, and #3: Mark Henry; included a backstage segment in which Big Show was speaking with Kelly Kelly until Scott Armstrong came in and told Show that Laurinaitis needed to urgently speak with him in his office; featured a backstage segment with Laurinaitis, alongside David Otunga, spoke on the phone with Brodus Clay and said he would debut the following week; Show then walked in and was questioned about his punching Otunga on Smackdown, with Laurinaitis setting up a match between the two for later in the show, with Show's arm tied behind his back; included a backstage segment with Swagger and Ziggler in which the two argued over who would beat Punk later in the show, with Vickie Guerrero interrupting and telling them it didn't matter who beats Punk as long as one of them did; Henry then walked in to remind them he was in the match too; featured an ad promoting 'WWE Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2011;' included an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; featured a segment in which Ricardo Rodriguez, wearing a neckbrace, brought out Alberto Del Rio, in a wheelchair, to the entrance stage, with ADR complaining that he tore his groin the previous week; Nikki & Brie Bella then walked out, told the fans to treat ADR with respect, and then argued until ADR yelled at them and sent them backstage; ADR then said he would be back and would be more aggressive than ever; featured a clip from WWE '12 of Punk vs. Henry, teasing a possible match between the two in the gauntlet match; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people attended WWE live events the previous year than the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, and X Games combined; featured the announcement Randy Orton would face Wade Barrett in a falls count anywhere match on Smackdown; included a closing in-ring promo by Kane, with Cena walking out to the entrance stage moments later as Kane explained Cena was lying to the people by telling them to rise above hate and that it was OK to hate; as Kane took exception to Cena and what he stood for, without Cena responding, the crowd chanted "Let's go, Cena" and "Cena sucks;" Kane then told Cena that the last thing he would hear in 2011 would be "Cena sucks," with the crowd then chanting louder as the show ended and Cena lowered his head:
Booker T pinned WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes in a non-title match with the scissors kick at 12:02 after fighting off an attempt at Crossroads; after the match, Booker did the Spinaroonie
WWE US Champion Zack Ryder & Eve defeated Tyson Kidd & Natalya Neidhart at 3:02 when Ryder pinned Kidd with the Rough Ryder; during the match, it was noted the 1,000th episode of Raw would air July 29, 2012
John Cena defeated Mike Mizanin via count-out in an impromptu match at 2:22 when Miz went out to the floor to cut a promo saying he beat Cena at WrestleMania, where it mattered; prior to the bout, Cena cut an in-ring promo in which he noted he made his WWE debut in the arena and the crowd is sometimes more than salty towards him, then noted Eddie Guerrero was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame there and Punk beat Cena for the title in July; after Cena called out Kane, Miz walked out instead and noted his win over Cena at WrestleMania, adding that it was tainted because of the Rock; Cena then said he would face Miz then and there and called for a referee to come out; after the bout, Miz continued to rant on the crowd before R-Tuth came out, attacked Miz at ringside, and assaulted him on the announce table and threw him into the ringside steps; Truth then grabbed a mic, held Miz by the face, and said he wanted every Monday night to be like Christmas and would take his time getting revenge (Truth's surprise return after a month absence)
The Big Show defeated David Otunga via disqualification at 1:59 when, after Show threw Otunga to the floor, Mark Henry walked out and entered the ring; Show had to wrestle the match with his right arm tied behind his back; after the contest, with Show's arm still tied, Henry attacked Show until World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan ran out to distract him; Show then scared Henry to the ring before dropping Otunga with a chokeslam in the ring
Gauntlet Match: WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) in a non-title match with a kick to the head at 4:26; after the fall, Swagger attacked Punk from behind and injured his leg; stipulations stated Punk would defend the title the following week against Swagger if he lost and would advance to meet Dolph Ziggler if he won
Gauntlet Match: Dolph Ziggler pinned WWE World Champion CM Punk in a non-title match at around the 10-minute mark with the Zig Zag after Punk became distracted by John Laurinaitis on the ring apron; late in the match, Laurinaitis walked out and had Vickie Guerrero and Jack Swagger, who were ringside in Ziggler's corner, ejected for Vickie interfering moments earlier; while Laurinaitis had them ejected, Punk had Ziggler covered after kicking him in the head, with the referee not noticing; after the match, Ziggler ran around the ring, celebrating with the title belt; stipulations stated Punk would defend the title the following week against Ziggler if he lost and would advance to meet Mark Henry if he won; had Punk faced and beaten Henry, he would have immediately faced Laurinaitis in a match as well
Dark match after the show: WWE Champion CM Punk pinned Mike Mizanin at 6:03 in a steel cage match with Go To Sleep; prior to the bout, John Cena clotheslined Kane out of the ring following the end of the Raw broadcast, then told the Chicago crowd that the show would rightfully end with their hometown champion, with Cena then talking about Punk's accomplishments and admitting Punk usually got the best of him in the ring, with Cena shaking Punk’s hand during his entrance; after the match, Punk greeted the fans at ringside for several minutes until taking to the mic, stating he was waiting to see who stuck around, then admitted he was glad he stayed in WWE but still “pissed off” and expected to see everyone at Extreme Rules 2012

WWE @ Indianapolis, IN - Conseco Fieldhouse - December 27, 2011
Smackdown! - 12/30/11 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Booker T in which he talked about his great 2011, from being a surprise entrant into the Royal Rumble to joining the commentary team; Booker then discussed his rivalry with WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes, noting his win over Cody in a non-title match during Raw; Rhodes then interrupted from the entrance stage and insulted Booker, with Booker saying Cody should be telling him congratulations for having beaten him; Rhodes responded that Booker was right, shook his hand, told him congratulations, but then followed by saying Booker was a nostalgia act and said if he stayed in the ring, his failing skills would be exposed and if he went back to commentating, it would only prove he was semi-literate; Rhodes then told Booker to do himself a favor and go home, prompting Dustin Rhodes to walk out dressed in a suit and to the Goldust entrance music; Dustin then told Cody he loved him but Booker was the guy that inspired him when he was down and out, adding he understood where Cody was coming from but he wasn't going to do it at Booker's expense; Cody responded by saying he restored the Rhodes' name after Dustin threw up over it, then saying Dustin fell back into total obscurity; Booker then responded by noting they each shared a win over the other and proposed a third match, this time for the title; Cody then said the match would happen the following week, with Booker saying he, Dustin, and the crowd would celebrate after he takes the title; Booker then left the ring and joined the commentary team, with Cody then kicking Dustin and landing the Beautiful Disaster before Booker reentered the ring; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long and Aksana, with Drew McIntyre eventually walking in and Long telling him that he was very well paid but wasn't meeting his potential and that if he couldn't beat Ezekiel Jackson then he would have to rethink having him on Smackdown; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read Smackdown the previous week was the #1 show on SyFy for the 65th consecutive week; included an ad promoting 'The Best of the King of the Ring;' featured an ad promoting the following week's Raw and the return of the mystery person; included a backstage segment with World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan, AJ, and the Big Show in which Long walked in and said Show & Bryan's scheduled match against Mark Henry & David Otunga was off, but Show would face Otunga, with Henry in Otunga's corner; included an ad promoting the WWE Network in 2012; featured an ad promoting 'WWE Best Pay-Per-View Matches of 2011;' included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE programming is shown each week to 145 countries and in 30 different languages; featured a backstage segment in which McIntyre blamed the referee for his loss, with Long telling him that he had no time for losers; included an in-ring promo by Sheamus about the Royal Rumble, with Hornswoggle then interrupting and saying he would win the Rumble; Heath Slater then walked out and compared Hornswoggle to Bushwhacker Luke and the Brooklyn Brawler before Sheamus threw Slater over the top to the floor; featured a backstage segment with Bryan, Show, and Long in which Long booked a title match between Bryan and Show for the following week:
Jinder Mahal defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. at 2:53 via submission with the Camel Clutch after a Flatliner; during his entrance, Mahal cut an insert promo on fans failing at their New Year's resolutions
Alicia Fox & Kaitlyn defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina at 1:33 when Alicia pinned Natalya with the scissors kick; after the contest, Tamina dropped Natalya with a superkick before hitting the splash off the top
Hunico (w/ Camacho) pinned Justin Gabriel with an armdrag off the top and a senton off the top at 1:47; during his entrance, Hunico cut an insert promo in which he said his new friend was Camacho and they would take over the WWE in 2012; after the bout, Hunico and Camacho dropped Gabriel with a double team neckbreaker
The Big Show pinned David Otunga (w/ Mark Henry) at 3:25 with the punch to the face, moments after World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan hit Henry from behind with the title belt, then lured Henry backstage
Ezekiel Jackson pinned Drew McIntyre with a roll up and grabbing the tights for leverage at 3:51 after McIntyre attempted to make the cover with his feet on the ropes, only to be caught by the referee
Sheamus pinned Heath Slater at around the 6-minute mark with the boot to the face in an impromptu match (the bout began during the commercial break)
Randy Orton fought Wade Barrett to a no contest in a falls count anywhere match at around the 13-minute mark when, after the two fought backstage, into an elevator, and then to another floor, Orton was shown at the bottom of a stairwell - seemingly after being thrown from the top by Barrett; Barrett then walked out of the building as the show ended

WWE @ New York City, NY - Madison Square Garden - December 27, 2011 (14,000; 11,000 paid)
Featured an opening segment in which Mike Mizanin cut an in-ring promo, stating he would beat WWE World Champion CM Punk later in the show; moments later, R-Truth ran out and attacked Miz; after Miz left, John Laurinaitis appeared and ordered Truth to leave since he wasn't supposed to be at the show; Laurinaitis then introduced the opening match
Dolph Ziggler won a 12-man battle royal by last eliminating WWE Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE US Champion Zack Ryder later in the show
Alex Riley pinned Leo Kruger with the TKO
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve with the Glam Slam; Brie Bella was the guest referee for the bout and Nikki Bella was the guest timekeeper; after the bout, Kelly Kelly made the save for Eve against Beth and the Bellas
Jerry Lawler pinned Jack Swagger with a fist drop from the middle turnbuckle in an impromptu match; prior to the bout, Mick Foley came out, spoke about being back at MSG, and noted his seeing Jimmy Snuka vs. Don Muraco there in 1983; Swagger then interrupted and challenged Foley to a match, with Foley then bringing out Lawler as Swagger's opponent instead; after the contest, Foley put the Mandible Claw on Sawgger
Santino Marella pinned Michael McGillicutty with the Cobra
WWE US Champion Zack Ryder pinned Dolph Ziggler with the Rough Ryder; Ziggler initially won the match and title but referee Charles Robinson restarted it after noticing Ryder's foot on the ropes during the cover
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Primo Colon & Epico when Bourne pinned Epico with the Air Bourne
John Cena defeated Kane via disqualification when Kane used a steel chair as a weapon; after the bout, Kane dropped Cena with a chokeslam; moments later, Cena fought off an attempt at a tombstone and dropped Kane with the FU
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Mike Mizanin in a steel cage match with the Go To Sleep

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena - December 28, 2011 (10,000)
Randy Orton did not appear as advertised; refunds were offered
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Jinder Mahal with Dream Street
Sheamus (sub. for Randy Orton) pinned Wade Barrett in a streetfight with the boot to the face, despite interference by Drew McIntyre; prior to the bout, Barrett cut a promo on Orton's injury, prompting Sheamus to appear
Booker T fought WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes to a no contest when Rhodes attacked Booker before the match
Seth Rollins pinned Tyson Kidd with a superkick
Justin Gabriel pinned Hunico with the 450 splash; after the bout, Hunico and Camacho double teamed Gabriel
Booker T defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification when Rhodes shoved the referee; after the bout, Booker dropped Rhodes with the scissors kick and did the Spinaroonie
Alicia Fox & AJ defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina; Aksana was the guest referee for the bout
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Primo Colon & Epico when Bourne scored the pin with Air Bourne; the challengers initially won the match and titles when Epico pinned Kingston with the Back Stabber but the match continued since Kingston's foot was on the ropes during the cover
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan defeated the Big Show and Mark Henry in a steel cage match by escaping over the top of the cage as Show attempted to pin Henry after knocking him out with the punch; after the match, Wade Barrett and Drew McIntyre entered the cage to attack Show before others made the save

WWE (Raw) @ Pittsburgh, PA - CONSOL Energy Center - December 28, 2011 (8,500)
Howard Finkel was the ring announcer for the show
Dolph Ziggler won a 10-man battle royal by last eliminating Santino Marella, moments after Marella eliminated David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE US Champion Zack Ryder later in the show
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve with the Glam Slam; Brie Bella was the guest referee and Nikki Bella the guest timekeeper; after the bout, Kelly Kelly made the save for Eve against the Bellas
Alex Riley pinned Leo Kreuger with the TKO
Jerry Lawler pinned Jack Swagger with a roll up after reversing the ankle lock
Santino Marella pinned David Otunga with the Cobra
WWE US Champion Zack Ryder pinned Dolph Ziggler with the Rough Ryder; late in the match, Vickie Guerrero was ejected from ringside after the referee caught her putting Ziggler's foot on the rope during a cover; Ziggler initially won the match and title with the Zig Zag but the bout continued after the referee spotted Ryder's foot on the rope
John Cena defeated Kane via disqualification after Kane hit Cena with a steel chair; after the bout, Cena dropped Kane with the FU
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Mike Mizanin in a steel cage match with the Go To Sleep at the 20-minute mark

WWE @ Washington DC - Verizon Center - December 29, 2011 (8,000)
Dolph Ziggler won a battle royal; stipulations stated the winner would challenge WWE US Champion Zack Ryder later in the show
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve with the Glam Slam; Brie Bella was the guest referee and Nikki Bella the guest timekeeper; after the bout, Kelly Kelly made the save for Eve against the Bellas
Alex Riley & Mason Ryan defeated Tyler Reks & Curt Hawkins
Jerry Lawler defeated Jack Swagger; prior to the bout, Swagger interrupted an in-ring promo by Mick Foley and challenged him, with Foley introducing Lawler as Swagger's opponent instead
Santino Marella pinned David Otunga with the Cobra
WWE US Champion Zack Ryder pinned Dolph Ziggler with the Rough Ryder
John Cena defeated Kane via disqualification after Kane hit Cena with a steel chair; after the bout, Cena dropped Kane with the FU
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Mike Mizanin in a steel cage match with the Go To Sleep

WWE (Smackdown!) @ Buffalo, NY - December 29, 2011 (8,200)
Randy Orton did not appear as advertised; refunds were offered
Justin Gabriel pinned Hunico with the 450 splash; after the bout, Hunico and Camacho double teamed Gabriel
Sheamus (sub. for Randy Orton) pinned Wade Barrett in a streetfight with the boot to the face, despite interference by Drew McIntyre; prior to the bout, Barrett cut a promo on Orton's injury, prompting Sheamus to appear
Jinder Mahal defeated Ted Dibiase Jr. via submission with the Camel Clutch
Seth Rollins pinned Tyson Kidd with a superkick
Booker T defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification when Rhodes shoved the referee; after the bout, Booker dropped Rhodes with the scissors kick and did the Spinaroonie
Alicia Fox & AJ defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina; Aksana was the guest referee for the bout
WWE Tag Team Champions Kofi Kingston & Evan Bourne defeated Primo Colon & Epico when Bourne scored the pin with Air Bourne; the challengers initially won the match and titles when Epico pinned Kingston with the Back Stabber but the match continued since Kingston's foot was on the ropes during the cover
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan defeated the Big Show and Mark Henry in a steel cage match by escaping over the top of the cage as Show attempted to pin Henry after knocking him out with the punch; after the match, Wade Barrett and Drew McIntyre entered the cage to attack Show before others made the save

WWE (Raw) @ Hartford, CT - XL Center - December 30, 2011 (8,500)
Howard Finkel was the ring announcer for the show
R-Truth pinned David Otunga in an impromptu match; prior to the bout, Mike Mizanin cut an in-ring promo before Truth ran out and chased him away, with John Laurinaitis then coming out with Otunga and setting up the match
WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix pinned Eve; Nikki & Brie Bella served as the guest referee and ring announcer for the bout; after the contest, Kelly Kelly ran out and made the save for Eve against Phoenix and the Bellas
Jerry Lawler pinned Jack Swagger with a roll up in an impromptu match; prior to the bout, Mick Foley cut an in-ring promo before he was interrupted by Swagger; moments later, Foley brought out Lawler as Swagger's opponent; after the bout, Swagger attacked Lawler, with Foley then applying the Mandible Claw on Swagger
Mason Ryan, Leo Krueger, & Alex Riley defeated JTG, Curt Hawkins, & Tyler Reks when Mason pinned Hawkins
Santino Marella pinned Michael McGillicutty with the Cobra; after the bout, Dolph Ziggler ran out and attacked Santino
WWE US Champion Zack Ryder pinned Dolph Ziggler with the Rough Ryder; Ziggler initially won the match and title but the referee had it continue after noticing Ryder's foot was on the rope during the cover
John Cena defeated Kane via disqualification when Kane hit Cena with a steel chair; after the bout, Cena fought off Kane
WWE World Champion CM Punk pinned Mike Mizanin with the Go To Sleep

WWE (Smackdown!) @ East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center - December 30, 2011 (9,500)
Randy Orton did not appear as advertised; refunds were offered
Justin Gabriel pinned Hunico with the 450 splash
Sheamus (sub. for Randy Orton) pinned Wade Barrett in a streetfight with the boot to the face; prior to the bout, Barrett cut an in-ring promo about Orton being out of action with an injury for several months and threatened to do the same to Sheamus
Booker T fought WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes to a no contest when Rhodes attacked Booker from behind during the challenger's entrance; Booker then had to be helped backstage
Ted Dibiase Jr. pinned Jinder Mahal with Dream Street
Seth Rollings pinned Tyson Kidd
Booker T defeated WWE IC Champion Cody Rhodes via disqualification after Rhodes hit the challenger with the title belt; after the bout, Hornswoggle came out, hit the frog splash on Rhodes, and did a Spinaroonie with Booker
Alicia Fox & AJ defeated Natalya Neidhart & Tamina when Alicia pinned Natalya with a roll up; Aksana was the guest referee for the bout
WWE Tag Team Champions Evan Bourne & Kofi Kingston defeated Primo Colon & Epico when Bourne pinned Primo with Air Bourne; the challengers initially won the match and titles when Epico pinned Kingston but the referee had the match continue after noticing Kingston's foot was on the rope during the cover
World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan defeated Mark Henry and the Big Show in a steel cage match by escaping over the top of the cage after kicking Show to the mat

- 12/31/11: Kharma (Kia Stevens) reportedly gave birth to a son, Jamie. In March, she admitted that she actually miscarried.

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