Welcome to yet another edition of My Fantasy Raw.
Last week's show ended in a shocking turn of events. After being taken out by Ryback, the WWE Champion CM Punk was immediately forced to defend the WWE title against Wade Barrett, who cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase. With ease, Barrett defeated Punk to win his first WWE Championship.
How will CM Punk react? Lets find out.
- In Ring Segment: CM Punk (with Paul Heyman) criticises Ryback for attacking him last week and Wade Barrett for taking advantage of the situation to unfairly win the WWE title. Ryback interrupts. Ryback says he didn't want to take out Punk for someone else to take the belt. He wanted to be the one to take it from him. Now though, it looks like he will have to take it from Barrett. The two continue to argue until GM JBL comes out. JBL makes tonight's main event CM Punk vs Ryback. The winner challenges Wade Barrett for the WWE Championship at Vengeance.
- Tamina Snuka & Divas Champion AJ Lee (with Ted DiBiase, Drew McIntyre & Zack Ryder) defeated The Bella Twins (Time of contest - 05:35) AJ makes Nikki Bella submit to the Black Widow.
- After the match, Tamina Snuka nails AJ with a Superkick, much to the frustration of The Money Makers.
- Backstage Segment: Kane and Daniel Bryan say they will go to the ring tonight to make a statement.
- Miz TV with guest Jack Swagger: Swagger reminds The Miz he beat him in the KOTR tournament 3 weeks a go. Swagger challenges The Miz to an Intercontinental title match tonight. Swagger goes on to say he will then be the one defending the title against Rob Van Dam at Vengeance. The Miz accepts the challenge. The match is next.
- The Miz (c) defeated Jack Swagger to retain the Intercontinental Championship (Time of contest - 11:08) Miz defeats Swagger with the Skull Crushing Finale.
- Backstage Interview: Sheamus tells Scott Stanford he's looking forward to beating Mark Henry tonight.
- Backstage Segment: Paul Heyman tries getting JBL to cancel the #1 contenders match and instead award CM Punk a WWE title match as the former champion. JBL refuses and reminds Heyman that Ryback also has a rightful rematch. The match will still go ahead.
- Mark Henry defeated Sheamus (Time of contest - 10:24) Henry defeats Sheamus with the Worlds Strongest Slam.
- In Ring Segment: The new WWE Champion Wade Barrett makes his way to the ring. He says he told everyone he would become WWE Champion and here he is. He says, no matter who becomes the #1 contender, he will still be the WWE Champion after Vengeance.
- Backstage Segment: Paul Heyman tells CM Punk he was unable to convince JBL to cancel the match tonight.
- In Ring Segment: Kane and Daniel Bryan say they want to team together one last time at Vengeance against Curtis Axel and Roman Reigns. Paul Heyman shows up on the titantron. Heyman accepts the challenge on his clients behalf.
- Damien Sandow defeated Santino Marella (Time of contest - 05:35) Sandow defeats Marella with the Terminus.
- CM Punk (with Paul Heyman) defeated Ryback to become the #1 contender to the WWE Championship (Time of contest - 15:54) The referee is knocked down during the match. With Ryback in control, Paul Heyman tries interfering. Ryback catches him though. Just as Ryback is going to hit Heyman with Shell Shocked, MARK HENRY enters the ring. Henry attacks Ryback, ending with the Worlds Strongest Slam. Punk crawls to the cover as the referee comes to. 1, 2, 3. CM Punk becomes the #1 contender.
- The show ends with Paul Heyman raising CM Punk's arm in the ring and Mark Henry backing up the ramp bad mouthing Ryback.
Here are the match results:
- Tamina Snuka & Divas Champion AJ Lee defeated The Bella Twins
- The Miz (c) defeated Jack Swagger to retain the Intercontinental Championship
- Mark Henry defeated Sheamus
- Damien Sandow defeated Santino Marella
- CM Punk defeated Ryback to become the #1 contender to the WWE Championship