WWE RAW Results (1/16) – Mick Foley Requests Royal Rumble Entry, Chris Jericho’s In-Ring Return, New US Champion

Bill Pritchard

WWE Tag Team Championship
Air Boom vs Epico & Primo (c) (w/ Rosa Mendes)

Epico punches Bourne then gets taken down with a pin attempt and hurricanrana, but Epico knocks down Bourne and double teams him in the corner. Primo holds him but Bourne elbows him and hurricanranas Epico off the middle rope, then Bourne dives and makes the tag to Kofi. He hits a few kicks and catches Primo with the Boom Drop, then sets up for Trouble In Paradise but Epico distracts him and Kofi ends up with Primo on the floor. Primo throws him into the ringpost and knocks Bourne off of the top turnbuckle, then Epico jumps up and hits the Backstabber to retain the titles.

Winners – Epico and Primo

David Otunga walks into John Laurinaitis' office holding an envelope and tells John that 'you know who' is waiting outside then goes and asks him to come in. John tells the person off camera that there will be a six man tag tonight featuring Dolph Ziggler, Mark Henry and David Otunga facing CM Punk, Daniel Bryan and the mystery person. The camera pans out and it is revealed to be Chris Jericho; he doesn't speak, he just reaches over and turns off the lights and turns on the lights on his jacket and poses by extending his arms. Jerry Lawler says the envelope Otunga had was an update on Zack Ryder's health, then Josh Mathews finds Zack and asks him if he was actually cleared to wrestle. Zack says he wasn't, but he won't forfeit his title so he is going to the ring and Eve says she is going with him.

United States Championship
Jack Swagger (w/ Vickie Guerrero) vs Zack Ryder (c) (w/ Eve Torres)

Swagger takes Zack down with a waistlock then punches his injured ribs, and follows it with an Irish whip into the corner. He hits Zack a few times then Zack gets his knees up and jumps off the middle rope, but Swagger catches him and slams him then hits a Swagger Bomb for two. Swagger comes back with a gutwrench bomb for another near fall, then lifts Zack up for a second one and hits it but Zack kicks out again. Swagger slaps him in the back of the head then lifts him and hits a third gutwrench, and rolls over and makes a cover to win the title.

Winner and NEW United States Champion – Jack Swagger

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