WWE RAW Results
The Authority comes out and Triple H cuts a Royal Rumble promo, then he tries to introduce Batista, but Randy Orton cuts them off and storms to the ring. Orton asks who they think they are, but Stephanie says they are on the road to Wrestlemania and they just announced the WWE Network, which is huge. She says people are watching them more than ever, but they saw Orton attack John Cena Sr after he lost his match to Kofi Kingston. Stephanie says he attacked a helpless man, but Orton calls this all ridiculous and says he should be treated with respect as the face of WWE. Orton asks how he's supposed to react when they just bring back Batista and Brock Lesnar, so HHH tells him to relax and listen to what he expects of him.
HHH says he expects Orton to rise up and be a proud champion, but Orton hides and beats up old men, but he should look at who's waiting for him. He says both Batista and Brock are gunning for him, so he should rise up and win, and he is going to face Kofi again tonight. HHH says they put a camera backstage so everyone knows when Cena arrives, and he tells Orton he will make things right, and do it alone. Batista's music cuts him off and The Animal makes his way out to the ring, with Orton looking none too pleased, but HHH and Stephanie clap for him. Batista hugs them and ignores a handshake by Orton, then they leave as Batista says he wants to explain something to Orton right now. Batista says he's back for the title, and it doesn't matter who is holding it, because he is winning the Royal Rumble and headlining Wrestlemania, and he needs to deal with that.
Big E Langston & The Brotherhood vs The Shield
Goldust hits Rollins a few times and hits an atomic drop for two, then Cody hits an elbow off the top before he connects with a long delay vertical suplex for two. Cody tags Goldust and assists him with a double elbow smash, then Rollins elbows Cody in the corner and sweeps his legs. Rollins whips him but Cody gets him with a leapfrog sunset flip, then he goes for a Disaster Kick but Rollins ducks outside to catch his breath. Cody dives on him on the floor as we go to a break, then we get back to see Cody hit Reigns with a Disaster Kick before making a tag. Langston hits a belly-to-belly and clotheslines Reigns outside, then he clotheslines Ambrose and goes for a Big Ending. Rollins tries to save him but Goldust cuts him off, then Langston catches Ambrose off the turnbuckles and slams him down on the mat. He splashes Ambrose for two but Reigns breaks it up, then Reigns hits Goldust with a spear before the ring clears and Rollins kicks Langston in the head for the win.
Winners – The Shield
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