|Monday Night RAW|
|Date||January 30, 2012|
|City||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Previous episode||January 23, 2012|
|Next episode||February 6, 2012|
Episode summary Edit
Randy Orton vs Dolph Ziggler Edit
Earlier today, Dolph Ziggler confronted John Laurinaitis about last night’s WWE Championship Match at Royal Rumble and demanded a rematch. Following up on a solid effort in the Royal Rumble Match, Randy Orton returned to action for the first time in six weeks, as the Superstar who put him out of commission, Wade Barrett, watched from a skybox. With a blistering offense, The Viper took it to Ziggler and defeated him with an RKO.
Brodus Clay vs Tyler Reks Edit
Continuing to spread the funk in WWE, Brodus Clay downed Tyler Reks with a series of hard-hitting moves. Afterward, The Funkasaurus celebrated his victory by dancing with Naomi and Cameron.
Beth Phoenix vs Eve Torres Edit
After WWE Divas Champion Beth Phoenix quickly dispatched of Eve with the Glam Slam, Kane appeared on the arena screen to recall how he injured Zack Ryder at Royal Rumble. Calling out Cena for not embracing hate, The Big Red Monster said Ryder’s injuries could have been avoided. Looking toward WrestleMania, Kane declared “Until Cena truly embraces the hate, he can’t beat me and he can’t beat The Rock."
With Eve focused on the arena screen, Kane stunned everyone and appeared at ringside. As he stalked Eve in the ring, the leader of the Cenation rushed in to confront The Big Red Monster. Full of emotion, Cena brutally attacked Kane, smashing him with the steel rings steps three times. But as he prepared to hit the Attitude Adjustment on the announce table, The Devil’s Favorite Demon managed to escape and flee into the WWE Universe.
- Singles Match: Randy Orton defeated Dolph Ziggler (w/ Vickie Guerrero)
- Singles Match: Brodus Clay (w/ Cameron & Naomi) defeated Tyler Reks
- Singles Match for the WWE Divas Championship: Beth Phoenix (c) defeated Eve Torres