Raw Results 09/12/11
Raw Results from Ottawa, Canada:The show started off with Del Rio coming out to the ring to talk about being disrespected by Cena and the fans. Bret Hart arrived out to confront Del Rio about being a true champion. Del Rio prepared to make an example of Bret in the ring, but John Cena interrupted that.
The war of words ended up with Del Rio trying to get Cena to face Ricardo Rodriguez. Cena suggested Del Rio put the WWE title on the line against Bret Hart. John Laurinatis' voice came on over the PA system though and he came out to the stage. Laurinatis booked a different match, Cena and Hart versus Del Rio and Ricardo Rodriguez.
Alex Riley and John Morrison defeated Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler by pinfall. Riley won the match with a pin on Swagger. Vickie yelled at Dolph Ziggler for screwing things up.
The Miz defeated Kofi Kingston in a singles match with R-Truth and Evan Bourne ringside. Miz was able to hit Skullcrushing Finale for the win.
Backstage, Smackdown GM Teddy Long told Vickie Guerrero that Dolph Ziggler will defend the United States Championship in a Fatal Fourway match on Sunday. It'll be Ziggler against John Morrison, Alex Riley and Jack Swagger. Vickie walked away but saw Kelly Kelly and told her she can't wait to see Beth Phoenix win on Sunday. Vickie said even she can beat Kelly. Teddy Long overheard it and walked up saying the match is booked. Kelly smiled about the decision.
They showed John Cena and Bret Hart discussing strategy backstage.
Jerry Lawler announced a special mystery tag partner to help him face McGillicutty and Otunga. It was Sheamus. Lawler, and mostly Sheamus, defeated them in under 3 minutes. Sheamus hit the Celtic Cross on McGillicutty to get the pinfall win.
John Cena and Bret Hart defeated Ricardo Rodriguez and Alberto Del Rio by submission. Cena hit the AA on Rodriguez, followed by Bret's Sharpshooter to make him tap.
Kelly Kelly defeated Vickie Guerrero by pinfall. Kelly scored the rollup pin due to a distraction at ringside when Jack Swagger came down, argued with Dolph Ziggler and punched him in the jaw. Post-match, Beth Phoenix tried to attack Kelly in the ring, but Kelly got out of harm's way.
Cody Rhodes defeated Randy Orton by pinfall in a non-title matchup. Orton was distracted by Mark Henry's presence at ringside, as was the ref. Rhodes hit Orton with his hard mask and hit Cross Rhodes to get the pinfall win. Post-match, Mark Henry got in the ring to smash Orton with a chair, then held up the World Heavyweight belt as if he was the owner already.
The show closed with an in-ring confrontation between CM Punk and Triple H talking about how respect is earned in the business, opportunities, and how stars are born from "nobodys." It ended with Punk's mic getting cut out and him trying to talk on HHH's mic. That cut out too, so HHH asked for another mic and gave it to Punk. Punk looked at it, then smashed HHH in the face with the mic. With HHH down on the mat, Punk did a DX crotch chop and said "suck it" to Triple H. That closed the show with Punk leaving the ring and HHH down.