United States Championship - Santino Marella

March 05, 2012 - August 19, 2012

On a night where SmackDown General Manager Teddy Long was in charge of Raw, Santino Marella battled Jack Swagger and captured the coveted United States Championship. The master of the Cobra took advantage of Swagger being distracted by an argument between Long and Interim Raw General Manager John Laurinaitis and was able to pin The All-American American.