WWE Raw Live Coverage And Discussion (2/26/18)


Idols Raw this week takes place in the Honda Center in, Anaheim, California. It appears that Rousey, Lesnar, Cena, Reigns and Strowman will all be in attendance. Follow along with us tonight, for coverage of the show and attend our live chat below in the comments.

We start off Raw with Alexa Bliss and Mickie James. Bliss puts over how great she was at the Elimination Chamber last night. She also says that Banks ego cost her the match, which is why she is going to Wrestlemania the champion. Bliss goes on to say that she is going to be the one to end the streak. Asuka interrupts Bliss however Bliss doesn't let he speak. Bliss says that Nia annihilated her and embarrassed her. Bliss begins to go after Asuka over how "English isn't her primary language" and talks about Asuka's body language. Alexa introduces Nia Jax and before Jax can get to the ring Asuka drops Alexa and Mickie with a kick. Asuka locks in an armbar however before too much damage is done Bayley and Banks hit the ring. An all out brawl commences with Bliss standing tall over Asuka.

Alexa Bliss, Nia Jax, Mickie James vs. Asuka, Bayley and Sasha Banks:

We start the match with Mickie and Bayley, Bayley gets a quick pinfall attempt however Mickie gains control. She brings Bayley into the corner and tags in Nia Jax. Nia Jax lands some head butts and a big splash in the corner. Alexa gets tagged in and continues to punish Bayley in the corner. Bayley counters Bliss in the corner and makes a tag to Banks. Banks comes in and hits some knees in the corner and then a kick on the outside to Mickie and Alexa until Jax runs her over. We come back from commercial with Nia beating Sasha in the corner. Nia tags in Mickie James who continues to the punishment on Banks. Alexa is tagged into the match and she takes a cheap shot at Asuka which allows Banks to counter a suplex attempt. Bayley drops off the apron when Banks attempts a tag but she's able to tag in Asuka. Asuka kicks Mickie's head off but only for a two count. Asuka taps out Mickie james for the win.

Winners: Asuka, Bayley and Sasha Banks

John Cena is out next for a promo, to talk about Wrestlemania. Cena say he felt demoralized after his loss last night. Said that he failed last night and says he's figured out his road to Wrestlemania. Cena says he can't stay down and that he's challenging the Undertaker at Wrestlemania. Then says it won't happen because it's impossible, he goes on to say his road to Wrestlemania is through Smackdown.

Wyatt made an entrance with Rhyno and Slater in the ring. He destroys Slater and drops Rhyno with a uranagi. Wyatt drops both Slater and Rhyno with a Sister Abigail. After the beat down he cuts a promo telling Hardy "look what you made me do".

Miz is out next to cut a promo about the road to Wrestlemania. He says that Angle takes his stars for granted after knocking the city of Anaheim. He goes on to say how he is 63 days away from having the longest IC title reign of all time. He goes on to say he's a superstar in and out of the ring. Miz goes on to talk about Wrestlemania and how he's safe because he's the intercontinental champion. Rollins is out next and he interrupts Miz and it appears they will have a match.

Rollins vs. The Miz

Internet issues until after the commercial break. Rollins gets a near fall then goes to the top rope with Miz on the ground. He rolls to the other side of the ring and Rollins gets pulled into the middle rope. Miz connects with a DDT for a two count. Miz connects with his corner clothesline and then goes to the top, Rollins hits a superplex then roll through into a falcon arrow. Miz attempts a skull crushing finale however Rollins counters and hits a suicide dive on the Miztourage. Rollins then sends Miz to the outside and connects another suicide dive this time to all three miztourage members. Rollins then connects a 3/4 across the ring frog splash for the win.

Winner: Seth Rollins

Finn Balor vs. The Miz

The match begun with the Miztourage attacking Finn Balor. Anderson and Gallows come to even the odds before things get out of hand. Angle comes on the titantron with Miz standing over Finn Balor. Angle ejects all four men outside from ringside and restarts the match. Miz quickly hits a turnbuckle clothesline and a DDT for a 2 count. Miz continues having the upper hand on Balor and gets another two count after a suplex. We come back from commercial with Balor hitting an overhead kick on Miz. Balor hits two hard chores then a double stomp before his running corner chops. Balor gets a near fall, then counters a skull crushing finale for another near fall. Balor kicks out after the neck breaker combination. Balor begins to hit the "yes" kicks on miz and finishes with a drop kick. Balor hits the couple de' gras for the win.

Winner: Finn Balor

Reigns comes to the ring and the fans boo to the point where he can't start his promo. Reigns says he's a man of his word and that he will beat Brock Lesnar. Reigns says that even though WWE officials said he would be here tonight that he's not here. He runs down Lesnar and his disrespect of the business. Reigns drops in appropriate language and says he's going to the back to get chewed out.

The Bar vs. Titus Worldwide

Sheamus and Titus start the match with Sheamus hitting a Brogue Kick for the first fall. The Bar celebrate heavily and Titus Worldwide gets the upper hand on Cesaro. Apollo press slams Cesaro and hits a standing shooting star splash. Titus gets a hot tag and comes in on a house of fire. He hits a big power slam on Sheamus. Titus hits Sheamus with a dominator then a frog splash from Apollo with a two count. After a breakdown from everyone Cesaro gets the pin on Apollo.

Winners: The Bar

Braun Strowman vs. Elias

Elias does a song before the match and says every time Graves speaks its noise pollution. Elias runs early in the match before trying to kick Strowman a few times. Strowman chases Elias around the ring and runs over Elias. Strowman hits the big splash in the corner after throwing Elias across the ring. Strowman continues to man handle Elias and then throws him into the barricades on the outside. Elias is disqualified after using a fire extinguisher.

Winner: Braun Strowman

Stephanie and HHH enter the ring and say Angle is suffering from double pneumonia and that Rousey's actions aren't tolerated in WWE. Stephanie goes on to say she owns Rousey and this brings out Ronda. She says that no one disrespects her and no one owns her. Angle says that he lied about what he said at Elimination Chamber. Rousey demands an apology from Stephanie and Stephanie apologizes for the slap. HHH decks Angle and we go off the air with Rousey consoling Angle.

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