Results and highlights from WWE’s live Monday Night RAW broadcast for the USA Network on March 26 from the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA: Daniel Bryan & Kane over Randy Orton & Sheamus, with an assist from A.J.; the first of many video segments chronicling the build to the John Cena vs. the Rock match at WrestleMania was shown; Santino Marella (w/ Teddy Long and Hornswoggle) over David Otunga (w/ John Laurinaitis and Vickie Guerrero); post-match, Long and Laurinaitis got into a yelling match, and the Miz saved Laurinaitis from a sneak attack from Marella, earning the final spot on Team Johnny at WrestleMania; there was a video package shown that gave the history of the build to Triple H vs. the Undertaker, including Shawn Michaels as referee, at Mania; Kelly Kelly over Eve Torres (w/ Beth Phoenix); a match featuring CM Punk vs. Christian started late because Chris Jericho appeared on the TitanTron to insult Punk’s family again, and it ended in a no contest after Punk snapped and it took four referees to pull him off of Christian; Brodus Clay over Curt Hawkins; it was announced that Christian was injured and could not participate on Team Johnny at Mania; the Big Show over Primo (w/ Rosa Mendes and Epico), and then stopping a sneak attack by Epico post-match before Cody Rhodes came out to do a promo on Show; backstage, the Bella Twins were split on Team Johnny and Team Teddy, but sided once Zack Ryder insulted them, followed by Torres showing up and messing with Ryder’s head again; Punk talked to Josh Matthews backstage about Jericho crossing the line with mentioning his sister and mother; it was announced that Drew McIntyre would fill Christian’s spot on Team Johnny; Mark Henry (w/ Laurinaitis) over the Great Khali (w/ Long), followed by Henry going after Long until members from both teams got involved, ending with Booker T, who had been sitting in on commentary with Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler all night, made the save, and then accepted the final slot on Team Teddy at Mania; and the final segment had promos from Cena and Rock, ending the show nose-to-nose.
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