WWE taped tonight’s episode of Monday Night Raw this afternoon from The Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Below are ongoing results:
- The show opens with the vacant WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the ring. Triple H comes out and discusses Seth Rollins' injury before announcing that the tournament to crown a new champion begins tonight. Roman Reigns interrupts. Triple H offers Reigns a spot in The Authority, but Reigns refuses.
- Roman Reigns b. The Big Show in a first-round match to advance in the tournament.
- The tournament bracket is shown, featuring Roman Reigns, The Big Show (now eliminated), Cesaro, Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio, Stardust, Kalisto, Ryback, Titus O'Neil, Kevin Owens, Neville, King Barrett, Dolph Ziggler, The Miz, Dean Ambrose & Tyler Breeze.
- Kevin Owens b. Titus O'Neil in a first-round match to advance in the tournament.
- Backstage, Renee Young interviews Paige about her match against Charlotte at Survivor Series, as well as her match tonight against Becky Lynch.
- Becky Lynch b. Paige with a roll-up. After the match, Paige attacks Becky, but Charlotte makes the save.
- Dolph Ziggler b. The Miz in a first-round match to advance in the tournament.
- Alberto Del Rio & Zeb Colter come out to cut a promo on MexAmerica. They criticize Europe before announcing that Del Rio's first match in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship tournament will take place on this week's Smackdown, versus Stardust.
- Natalya b. Naomi. After the match, Sasha Banks attacked Natalya, but Natalya got the upper hand. Tamina Snuka came to Banks' aid and allowed Sasha to put Natalya in the Banks Statement.
- Cesaro b. Sheamus in a first-round match to advance in the tournament. King Barrett was ringside during the match, and antagonized Wayne Rooney, who was sitting at ringside. Rooney eventually slapped Barrett, distracting Sheamus and allowing Cesaro to get the win.
- Dean Ambrose b. Tyler Breeze in a first-round match to advance in the tournament.
- The New Day b. Neville & The Usos
- Bray Wyatt comes out for a "tribute" for Kane & The Undertaker. He cuts a promo on moving beyond them before being interrupted by Kane & The Undertaker. The lights go out and the rest of the Wyatt Family shows up to back up Bray but The Brothers of Destruction clear the ring. They hit a double chokeslam on Bray to end the show.