WWE RAW Results (1/17) – Cena Returns, Punk Has “Faith”

Bill Pritchard


WWE RAW Results
January 17, 2011
By Bill Pritchard for Wrestlezone.com

RAW Opener:

They show a video of Nexus and Punk attacking John Cena, and he comes to the ring and says that was last year, and his resolution is to take care of Punk, win the Royal Rumble and become WWE Champion at Wrestlemania. He says he won’t waste any time and tells Punk to come get some. He doesn’t get what he asked for, and Miz and Riley comes out instead. Miz says he is wrong if he really thinks that will happen, and no one wants Cena to win the title back and he is more must see than Cena. Miz says the odds are against Cena because this year’s Rumble match will have 40 entrants instead of 30. Miz tells the winner of the Rumble that they had better not come after him, because they will suffer like Orton, and they will lose. 

Cena mocks him then says Miz shouldn’t even be champion, because he had help from Michael Cole and Alex Riley. Cena makes fun of the three of them, and says he is doing the best he can with the insults since it is PG. He says Miz could have fought Orton straight up, but he chickened out. Miz says he is tired of Cena and everybody knows he can go toe to toe with anyone, and he can outwrestle anyone, because he’s the Miz and he’s…. Miz says he will finish that sentence when he beats Orton. Cena says finally Miz makes sense by bringing up Orton, and says Cena vs Orton sounds like Wrestlemania, because Miz won’t make to Wrestlemania or past the Royal Rumble. Miz gets pissed and Cena says he’s the corny guy getting under his skin, and if he has a problem he wants him to do something about it. 

Punk’s music hits and he comes out with Nexus, then he excuses himself and says Miz doesn’t have to explain anything to Cena. He says Miz is champ and Cena won’t be because he is in the Royal Rumble with Nexus, and they proved their toughness with their initiations last week. He says with Nexus in the match, Cena has zero chance of winning and he can’t wait to see Cena take on those odds. Otunga, Harris and McGillicutty head to the ring and they attack Cena until Santino and Kozlov hit the ring and get Nexus to retreat, and Punk is at the top of the ramp and looks surprised. Punk says he wants to see Cena take on these odds and goes back to the ring with Nexus until Cole interrupts with an email. The GM wonders what the odds of Punk beating Cena one on one are, especially if Nexus is barred from ringside. It continues by saying if any member of Nexus interferes in the match, they will be taken out of the Royal Rumble match.  

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