Tonight's edition of WWE RAW emanates from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida and is being dubbed 'A Night Of Grudge Matches'.
Before the show begins, let's see what tonight's show has in-store for us!
- Bayley & Sasha Banks Defend The WWE Women's Tag-Team Championships Against The Kabuki Warriors, Asuka & Kairi Sane
- Seth Rollins Looks To Avenge His WrestleMania 36 Loss Against Kevin Owens
- Randy Orton Takes On R-Truth
- The Viking Raiders Clash With Angel Garza & Andrade In An Elimination Tag-Team Match
The show begins with MVP in the ring for the latest edition of the ‘VIP Lounge’. The # 1 contender for the WWE Championship, Dolph Ziggler makes his way down to the ring as we see a video package of the interaction between Ziggler, Heath Slater & the reigning WWE Champion, Drew McIntyre, from last week.
MVP goes on to say that Ziggler is correct when he says that he made Drew what he is today. Ziggler agrees & says it’s disrespectful that Drew hasn’t acknowledged that & mentions that Drew has never thanked him.
The WWE Champion then makes his way to the ring & the 3 begin bickering until McIntyre drills Ziggler with a huge right hand, makes MVP flinch & then leaves the ring.
Elimination Tag-Team Match - Viking Raiders vs Angel Garza & Andrade (with Zelina Vega)
Highlights (Viking Raiders vs Angel Garza & Andrade)
Result - Andrade & Angel Garza defeat Viking Raiders
Match - Bianca Belair & Ruby Riott vs The IIconics
Highlights (Bianca Belair & Ruby Riott vs The IIconics)
Result - Bianca Belair & Ruby Riott defeat The IIconics
24/7 Champion, R-Truth makes his way down to the ring, followed by Akira Tozawa & the ninjas that always accompany him. Before they can do anything, Shayna Baszler makes her way down to the ring & clears house. Akira Tozawa & R-Truth run away before she attacks them. Shayna then starts verbally attacking the RAW Women’s locker room & says she’s let them have their fun but she’s back & play-time is over.
The ‘Monday Night Messiah’, Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring. The former Universal Champion says that this Sunday, at Extreme Rules, he will finally rid Monday nights of the problem that is Rey Mysterio. Rollins goes on to say that Mysterio will finally fulfill what he’s supposed to do...be the sacrifice of the greater good of Monday Night RAW.
Rollins’ opponent for the evening, Kevin Owens interrupts & says he can’t wait for Mysterio to humble him at Extreme Rules, this Sunday. Murphy goes to attack Owens but is met with an attack by Aleister Black as we head to a break before Aleister takes on Murphy.
Match - Aleister Black (with Kevin Owens) vs Murphy (with Seth Rollins)
Highlights (Aleister Black vs Murphy)
Result - Match Ends In A DQ
Match - Seth Rollins (with Murphy) vs Kevin Owens (with Aleister Black, Rey Mysterio & Dominik)
Highlights (Seth Rollins vs Kevin Owens)
Result - Kevin Owens defeats Seth Rollins
After the match, Rey Mysterio & Seth a Rollins engage in a verbal back & forth, ahead of their match, this Sunday.
Match - Randy Orton (with a Ric Flair) vs R-Truth
Highlights (Randy Orton vs R-Truth)
Result - Randy Orton defeats R-Truth
After the match, Randy Orton & Big Show verbally attack each other & as the attack is about to become physical, Orton slides out of the ring & heads to the back as we go to another commercial break.
Match - Bobby Lashley (with MVP) vs Ricochet (with Cedric Alexander)
Highlights (Bobby Lashley vs Ricochet)
Result - Bobby Lashley defeats Ricochet
After the match, it’s announced that Randy Orton will take-on Big Show in an Unsanctioned Match, next week on RAW.
WWE Women’s Tag-Team Championships - Bayley & Sasha Banks (C) vs Asuka & Kairi Sane
Highlights (Bayley & Sasha Banks vs Asuka & Kairi Sane)
Result - Bayley & Sasha Banks defeat Asuka & Kairi Sane, And STILL WWE Women’s Tag-Team Champions
That’s a wrap for tonight’s WWE Monday Night RAW!
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