WWE RAW Results – June 20th

– Tonight’s WWE RAW from Baltimore, Maryland kicks off with the normal opening video. We go to Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler who hype tonight’s “Power to the People” theme and ways to vote.



– We go to the ring and out comes CM Punk to kick off the show.

Punk sits down on the mat as the crowd boos him. Punk says he would never trust the fans with the content of tonight’s program. Punk wonders what kind of bad decisions the fans will make tonight. Punk says he is the greatest wrestler in the world. He talks about beating Rey Mysterio at Capitol Punishment and his recent win over John Cena. Punk says he is the #1 contender to the WWE Title. This is not a debate, this is a fact, he says. He says wins and losses still matter. Punk says he wants the WWE Title shot at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view in his hometown of Chicago. Punk says he isn’t leaving the ring until the General Manager makes it official that he’s the #1 contender.

The e-mail alert goes off and Cole goes to make the announcement but Punk cuts him off and mocks him. The GM says he will take Punk’s demands into consideration but right now, he’s asking him to leave the ring. Punk doesn’t like this but gets cut off by another e-mail alert. The GM suggests that Punk leave the ring right now. Punk lays down and starts doing snow angels. The GM chimes in again and says he was going to make Punk the #1 contender later tonight but now that he’s disrespected him, Punk has to earn it. Punk vs. Del Rio is announced for tonight with the winner being the new #1 contender to the WWE Title.

Punk says he’s used to people making bad decisions around here but Del Rio only has one fluke win over Big Show. The GM chimes in again and adds Rey Mysterio to the match. It’s going to be Punk vs. Del Rio vs. Mysterio for the #1 contendership. Punk is pissed.

– Cole hypes a WWE Divas Title Match with Brie Bella defending against Kelly Kelly, Eve Torres or Beth Phoenix gives the text messaging instructions to vote. We see the Divas backstage after Lawler casts his vote on his phone. Time for a commercial break.

WWE Divas Title Match: Kelly Kelly vs. Brie Bella

Back from commercial and out comes the WWE Divas Champion Brie Bella with her sister Nikki. We get a drum roll for who the fans picked and it’s Kelly Kelly with 53%. Beth and Eve congratulate Kelly in the back and out she comes for the match.

The bell rings and they lock up, going tot he ropes. Brie mushes Kelly’s face and flees the ring. Kelly chases her outside the ring and gets distracted by Nikki upon re-entering. Brie knocks her off the apron and beats her around on the floor before bringing it back in. Brie works Kelly over in the corner now and chokes her with her boot. Brie keeps choking Kelly on the ropes as Nikki cheers her on. 2 count for Kelly. Brie applies a modified chinlock now. Kelly makes it to her feet and fights out of the hold but Brie slams her to the mat and taunts her.

Kelly fights out of another hold and sends Brie flying. Kelly kicks her leg out and starts slamming her head into the mat. Kelly with a Thesz Press and punches. Kelly hits a bulldog and a 2 count. Brie counters and hits a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Brie runs into a boot in the corner and Kelly tries to roll her up from the corner. Brie falls on her for a 2 count. Kelly rolls her right up for the pin, the win and the title.

Winner and New WWE Divas Champion: Kelly Kelly

– After the match, Lawler gets in the ring to interview the new champion. Kelly thanks the fans for voting her in and says this shows the power of the people. Kelly’s music hits as we go to replays.

– We get a promo video for Evan Bourne, who will be in action up next. Fans can now pick Bourne’s opponent. We see the options backstage – Sin Cara, Jack Swagger and Mason Ryan. Back to commercial.

Evan Bourne vs. Mason Ryan

Back from commercial and out comes Evan Bourne to the ring. Mason Ryan gets the vote with 51% and out he comes to CM Punk’s music.

The bell rings and Bourne strikes first with kicks. Bourne ducks Ryan and slides between his legs, grabbing one. Ryan knocks Bourne around and into the corner. Ryan with shoulder thrusts now. Bourne comes back with dropkicks but Ryan clotheslines him hard to the mat. Ryan with a series of backbreakers and overhead suplex. Mason kicks Bourne around now and chokes him on the ropes.

Bourne fights his way in with kicks and punches. Bourne with a flying knee to the chin in the corner. Mason lifts Bourne high in the air and slams him down to the mat. Mason puts Bourne on the top turnbuckle and rocks him with a right hand. Bourne knocks Mason down with a right hand and goes for Air Bourne. Bourne ends up landing on his feet and kicking Mason in the corner. Bourne rolls Mason up for a 2 count. Bourne goes back up top and comes down but Mason catches him. Mason hits a big sideslam for the pin and the win.

Winner: Mason Ryan

– Kane vs. Mark Henry is up next. The options for fans to vote on are Body Slam Match, Arm Wrestling Match or an Over the Top Rope Match. We see Henry walking backstage before the commercial break.

Kane vs. Mark Henry

Back from commercial and we get footage of Mark Henry being stretchered out on last week’s SmackDown after Big Show attacked him. Out comes Henry to the ring. Now they show footage of Henry slamming Show through a table at Capitol Punishment. Henry takes the mic and says that’s what happens when the world’s largest athlete meets the world’s strongest man – someone gets punished. Like his music says, someone’s going to get their ass kicked when you’re dealing with the world’s strongest man, Henry says. We go to commercial as voting on the stipulation is still open.

Back from commercial and there’s an arm wrestling stand set up in the ring. They go to start the match and Henry backs off. They finally lock arms and go at it back and forth. Henry starts to lose and knocks Kane in the head. Henry attacks Kane until Kane fights back and goes for a chokeslam. Henry blocks it and clotheslines him. Henry picks up the arm wrestling stand and rams Kane with it, sending him out to the floor. Henry goes to the floor to continue the attack. Henry carries Kane over and slams him through the announcer’s table like he did Big Show at Capitol Punishment. Henry starts running his mouth to the fans about how he’s the best who ever did it and walks off.

– We see footage from last week where R-Truth and John Cena got into it. Cole says Truth is expected to join us next. Back to commercial.

– Back from the break and we get a promo for the Truth and Cena feud. R-Truth makes his way to the ring and the crowd tells him he sucks.

Truth mocks the fans and says he didn’t think things out clearly at Capitol Punishment. He thought maybe the GM’s laptop might be out to get him, then thought maybe John Cena was out to get him. Cena says he ended up getting okie-doked by little Jimmy. Truth says he got got by little Jimmy and that ain’t funny. Truth says he knew it was a conspiracy, all the little Jimmys and big Jimmys are out to get him. Christian’s music hits and out he comes. He says he understands Truth, dog.

Christian knocks the fans and talks about losing the World Heavyweight Title when he wasn’t 100% because the fans thought he should face Randy Orton. Christian says he’s had his setbacks since then but it’s not his fault. Christian blames bad crowds like the one here in Baltimore, he says. Christian also blames the referees and shows footage from Capitol Punishment where his foot was under the bottom rope when Randy Orton pinned him. And it was. Christian says he should be World Champion tonight. He’s out here to demand justice be served tonight. Christian tells Truth he just needs one more chance to be World Champion. Truth says he got his one shot and was robbed by little Jimmy. Truth goes on and is interrupted by The Miz’s music.

The Miz comes out to a nice reaction and says his gripes are legitimate. Miz talks about Riley beating him at Capitol Punishment. Christian says he and Truth were actually in title matches last night while Miz faced his apprentice. The crowd chants “awesome” it sounds like. Truth, Christian and Miz go back and forth with “reallys.” Then they yell Riley, Randy and Jimmy at each other. Teddy Long’s music hits and out he comes. Teddy tells them all to just shut up. Teddy says the crowd wants to see them in action and makes tonight’s main event – R-Truth, Christian and The Miz vs. John Cena, Randy Orton and Alex Riley. Fans will get to pick what kind of match it is but the stipulations aren’t announced yet. The heels look to be getting on the same page now as we go to ringside.

– Cole announces that Dolph Ziggler will be defending the US Title against Kofi Kingston with fans picking the stipulations. Options to vote on are 2 out of 3 Falls, Vickie Guerrero banned from ringside or a Submission match. Back to commercial.

WWE United States Title Match, 2 of 3 Falls: Kofi Kingston vs. Dolph Ziggler

Back from the break and we see stills from Capitol Punishment where Dolph Ziggler won the United States Title. In the arena now, Vickie Guerrero comes out to the stage and introduces Dolph and here he comes. Out next comes the former champion Kofi Kingston. The stipulation will be 2 out of 3 Falls Match. Vickie leaves the ring to cheer on Dolph and here we go.

The bell rings and Kofi attacks with kicks, taking Dolph out to ringside. They bring it back in the ring and Dolph tries to make a comeback. Kofi stops him and stomps away, sending Dolph back out to the floor. Kofi comes out and kicks Dolph in the gut and then brings him back in the ring. Kofi with a 2 count. Kofi hits a suplex and another 2 count. Dolph with a right hand and the start of a comeback. Kofi backslides Dolph for a 2 count. Kofi tackles Dolph and unloads with right hands. Dolph fights Kofi off and ducks as Kofi charges. Kofi flies outside of the ring as we go to commercial.

Back from the break and Dolph has a headlock applied. During the commercial, Dolph hit a Zig Zag on Kofi on the floor and got the first pinfall.

Dolph hits a big dropkick and applies a hold on Kofi’s arm. Kofi tries to fight back but Dolph hits his leg drop for a close 2 count. Kofi blocks a move and hits the SOS on Dolph for a pin. Kofi gets the second pinfall.

They both get up and go at it. Dolph hits a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Dolph keeps Kofi on the mat with another headlock. Kofi fights to his feet and out of the hold with right hands. Kofi catches a dropkick and catapults Dolph face first into the turnbuckle. Kofi knocks Dolph down with big chops and a dropkick. Kofi leaps but Dolph catches him. Kofi slides down for a roll-up and ends up doing a leap and a stomp on Dolph for another 2 count. Dolph rolls Kofi up now for a 2 count. More back and forth. Kofi leaps and connects from the top. They go to the floor and Kofi ends up hitting Trouble in Paradise. Kofi brings it back in the ring but Dolph kicks out at 2.

Dolph ends up hitting Kofi with a microphone and gets disqualified, giving Kofi the third fall but Dolph retains the US Title.

Winner by DQ: Kofi Kingston

– We see footage from last week where Steve Austin got into it with the anonymous General Manager and Michael Cole. Up next is CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Alberto Del Rio in a #1 contender’s match. The stipulations are No Disqualification, Falls Count Anywhere or a Submission match. Voting is open now, back to commercial.

– Back from commercial and out comes Alberto Del Rio. He thinks back to what he did to Big Show and says it wasn’t an accident, it was destiny. He says the victory at Capitol Punishment was destiny also. Del Rio says he will destroy CM Punk and Rey Mysterio tonight and that also will be pure destiny. Voting is still open for the stipulations for this match – No DQ, Falls Count Anywhere or Submission. Back to commercial.

#1 Contender’s Falls Count Anywhere Match: Alberto Del Rio vs. CM Punk vs. Rey Mysterio

Back from commercial and Del Rio waits in the ring as CM Punk makes his way out. Out next comes Rey Mysterio. The fans have picked the stipulation and it will be a Falls Count Anywhere Match. The bell rings and Punk goes at it with Rey. Del Rio gets knocked over and Rey gets a 2 count on Punk. Rey rolls up Del Rio for a 2 count. Del Rio unloads on Rey with kicks. Rey ducks Del Rio and kicks him and Punk. Punk backdrops Del Rio to the floor, drops Rey and gets a 2 count.

Punk and Rey go at it. Rey goes for 619 but Del Rio comes in and clotheslines him. More back and forth. Punk powerbombs Del Rio from the apron to the floor and gets a 2 count outside of the ring. Rey leaps off the apron with a big plancha onto Punk for another 2 count on the floor. We go to commercial.

Back from commercial and Rey takes Punk and Del Rio down. Punk catches Rey with a backbreaker and so does Del Rio. Del Rio with a 2 count as Punk breaks the pin. Punk and Del Rio trade shots. Punk goes for GTS but Del Rio slides out and hits the armbreaker for a 2 count. Del Rio with a hard kick to the face and stomps to the head on Punk. Del Rio takes Punk to the corner and slams Rey’s head into the corner. Rey blocks it and fights his way to the top rope. Rey throws Del Rio into position for 619. Punk tries to stop him but Rey throws Punk into the ropes also. Punk catches 619 and goes for GTS. Del Rio stops it and goes for the armbreaker on Rey. Punk kicks Del Rio in the head for a 2 count as Rey breaks the pin.

Punk takes Rey to the top rope for a superplex but Del Rio interrupts them. Del Rio powerbombs Punk while Punk suplexes Rey back down to the ring. We get a pair of 2 counts. Del Rio complains to the referee. Del Rio charges Rey in the corner but gets kicked. Del Rio blocks a bulldog from Rey and suplexes him for a 2 count. Punk goes to work on Del Rio now. Del Rio with a spear in the corner on Punk. He goes for a spear on Rey but Rey moves and Del Rio flies out to the floor. Rey goes up top to splash onto the floor but Punk stops him and drops him on the turnbuckle. Punk charges in the corner but Rey kicks him in the face. Rey with a senton onto Punk from the top rope and then he runs through the ropes and dives out onto the floor and Del Rio. Rey goes up top and splashes on Punk for a 2 count.

Rey goes for a springboard moonsault but Punk moves. Punk goes to the top rope but Rey stops him and fights him in the corner. Rey goes for a hurricanrana but Punk holds on and Rey hits the mat. Del Rio comes in with the armbreaker on Rey. Punk leaps onto them from the top and breaks it. Punk with a 2 count. Del Rio with a big kick to Punk’s head in the corner now. Rey drops Del Rio for 619 and nails it. Rey goes up top and hits a big splash on Del Rio but Punk breaks the pin and throws Rey into the ringpost. Punk covers Del Rio for the pin, the win and the #1 contendership.

Winner and New #1 Contender to the WWE Title: CM Punk

– After the match, Punk acknowledges that his WWE contract ends on July 17th, the night of WWE’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view. Punk says he will defeat Cena that night and when he leaves WWE, he’s taking the WWE Title with him.

– Up next is Cody Rhodes vs. Daniel Bryan. The options for fans to vote on are a Brown Bag Match, a No Count Out Match or a Collegiate Rules Match.

No Count Out Match: Cody Rhodes vs. Daniel Bryan

Back from the break and Daniel Bryan waits in the ring as Cody Rhodes makes his way out. The fans pick this one to be a No Count Out match. The bell rings and they go at it. Bryan sends Cody outside early on and dives through the ropes onto him. They fight up the ramp and to the stage. Bryan with a suplex on the steel. Bryan with kicks to Cody’s chest now. Cody runs back down to the ring and Bryan throws him in. Bryan hits a dropkick from the top rope for a 2 count. Cody finally makes a comeback and hits a springboard kick for a 2 count. Cody with more offense. Cody catapults Bryan into the corner and rolls him up for 2. Bryan turns it right around on him and rolls him up for the win.

Winner: Daniel Bryan

– After the match, Cody gets pissed and charges Bryan. Bryan throws him in the LaBell Lock. Ted DiBiase runs out and attacks Bryan. Cody joins him for the double team. Cody lays Bryan out with Cross Rhodes. Ted brings a brown paper bag in the ring and they put it on Bryan’s head. Rhodes and DiBiase leave Bryan laying in the ring with a bag over his head.

– Cole leads us into a sneak peek at USA Network’s new show Suits.

– Cole starts dancing at ringside and reveals that one of the announcers will face off against Vickie Guerrero in a dance contest, up next.

– Back from commercial and Matt Striker is in the ring with Vickie Guerrero. She will be competing in a dance competition and she’s up first. Vickie takes the mic and talks about Dolph Ziggler winning the US Title last night. She says tonight, she will win the dance off. Vickie says she has had 15 years of dance training and is an expert at ballet, jazz and exotic dancing. Her stage name used to be Peaches. She says to quote the famous Sable, this is to all the men who came to see her and the women that want to be her. The music hits and Vickie starts grinding in the ring. Vickie calls Striker over and starts flirting with him. Vickie plants a kiss on Striker and the music stops.

The fans have picked Michael Cole to compete against Vickie. Cole says to call him Michael Travolta as he takes his coat off and comes in the ring to dance. Cole asks for our attention and tells everyone to sit back and enjoy perfection. Cole starts dancing and it’s a sight to see. Cole does a worm and tries to do a spin-a-rooni. Cole asks Booker if he can dig that and the music stops. Striker asks the fans who they liked more and they boo both of them but Cole gets more cheers. Cole wins for getting the loudest boos. Cole celebrates in the corner. Vickie walks over and slaps him to the mat. She declares that she’s the winner before leaving the ring and dancing her way up the ramp.

– Up next is John Cena, Randy Orton and Alex Riley vs. The Miz, R-Truth and Christian. The stipulations are One Fall to Finish, 20 Minute Time Limit and Elimination Match. Back to commercial.

Elimination Match: R-Truth, Christian and The Miz vs. Randy Orton, John Cena and Alex Riley

Back from commercial and out comes R-Truth to Little Jimmy chants. Christian is out last for his team followed by Alex Riley first for his team. World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton is out next and finally, the WWE Champion John Cena to the loudest reaction. The fans have voted and this one will be an Elimination Match with 79% of the vote. We go to commercial as both teams get a gameplan.

Back from the break and Cena locks up with Miz. Miz with a headlock but Cena breaks out. They trade arm holds and headlocks. Cena takes Miz to the mat and then the corner. Cena runs the ropes and hits a bulldog. 2 count on Miz. Cena tags in Orton and they double team Miz. Orton with an uppercut and kick to the head. Orton comes out of the corner with a clothesline and drops a big knee on Miz for a 2 count. Miz kicks Orton in the head and drops him with a big boot. Miz stomps away on Orton and tags in Christian.

Christian continues the assault on Orton. Orton fights back with right hands but Christian hits a knee to the gut and a 2 count. Christian works Orton over in the corner and Miz hits him with cheap shots as the referee is distracted. Christian stands on Orton in the corner and hits a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Orton fights back again but Christian stops him and tags in R-Truth. Truth comes in to keep the offense on Orton. Truth with a headlock on the mat. Orton finally fights out of it with a backdrop. Christian comes in and stops Orton from tagging. Christian goes for Killswitch but Orton counters. Orton goes for an RKO but Christian blocks it with an inverted DDT and a 2 count.

Orton comes back with a scoop slam and finally tags in Alex Riley. Riley spears Christian and unloads with right hands. Riley with forearm shots and a spinebuster. Riley fights off Miz and Christian. Cena comes in to help Riley out. The referee is distracted by Cena, allowing Miz to lay out Riley with Skull Crushing Finale. Christian takes advantage and pins Riley. Alex Riley is eliminated. We go to commercial.

Back from the break and Miz pins Orton for a 2 count. Miz charges and Orton clotheslines him. Orton tags in Cena. Cena comes in with shoulder blocks on Miz and the usual moves. Cena hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle to some boo’s from fans. Cena goes for the Attitude Adjustment but Miz slides out and hits him with a neckbreaker for a 2 count. Miz with the big running clothesline in the corner on Cena. Miz goes to the top rope and comes down. Cena catches him in the STF but Truth breaks it up. The referee is distracted, allowing Christian to beat on Cena. Miz chokes Cena on the ropes and distracts the referee, allowing Truth to get a cheap shot in. Christian is tagged in to continue the attack on Cena.

Cena fights free from Christian but gets dropped with a back elbow. 2 count by Christian. Christian stands on Cena and tags in Truth. Truth mocks Cena and hits him with a right hand, and then a suplex, dropping Cena on his face. 2 count for Truth. Cena fights back with a suplex of his own now and both go down. Cena kicks Truth off but Truth tags in Miz. Miz kicks Cena in the face and readies for his finisher. Miz goes for the Skull Crushing Finale but Cena counters with the AA. Cena fights Christian off and hits the AA on Miz for the pin. The Miz is eliminated.

Truth comes right in and goes to work on Cena. Cena fights back with a back drop but Truth tags in Christian. Cena goes for the AA on Christian but he blocks it and drops Cena with an inverted DDT. Christian goes to the top rope but its no good. Orton and Truth are tagged in at the same time. Orton with a scoop slam. Orton DDT’s Truth from the second rope. Christian comes in for Killswitch on Orton but he blocks it and sends him out of the ring. Truth goes for a scissors kick on Orton. Orton blocks it and lays him out with the RKO for the pin. R-Truth is eliminated.

Christian runs right in and spears Orton for the pin. Randy Orton is eliminated. Cena goes for the AA but it’s blocked. Orton runs back in the ring and RKO’s Christian while the referee’s back is turned. Cena applies the STF on Christian and makes him tap out for the win.

Winners: John Cena, Randy Orton and Alex Riley

– Orton and Cena celebrate in the ring as we go to replays. Cena goes to ringside to pose with some troops. RAW goes off the air with the WWE Champion and the World Heavyweight Champion celebrating.

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