Welcome to this week's WWE Raw "Open Thread" featuring streaming live results and your discussion from the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.
WWE Raw Results
Monday, March 13, 2017
From the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
The show opens with a video on Brock Lesnar confronting Goldberg last week.
Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman come out to the ring. Heyman says Lesnar will have the greatest championship comeback in sports entertainment history when he beats Goldberg at WrestleMania.
Backstage, Stephanie McMahon talks to Mick Foley about their tension as WrestleMania nears. Steph says she has learned how to teach Mick. They seem to agree on a McMahon-Foley connection. Steph asks Mick to fire one person by the end of the night.
1) Sasha Banks def. Dana Brooke with a dirty roll-up in under two minutes. Sasha entered with Women's Champion Bayley accompanying her, while Dana had Charlotte in her corner.
After the match, Charlotte says she's getting rid of Dana Brooke. Before Charlotte can say much more, Dana punches her and continues to beat her up. Charlotte barely manages to escape the ring.
A video on Warrior Award recipient Eric LeGrand airs.
2) Tony Nese & Brian Kendrick def. TJ Perkins & Akira Tozawa when Nese rolled Perkins up in 8:45.
Backstage, Gallows & Anderson are asked about their potential WrestleMania challengers. They say the spotlight should be on them.
Kevin Owens comes out to the ring. He says Goldberg didn't beat him at Fastlane, Chris Jericho did. So Kevin plans on taking the US Title from him at WrestleMania. The only thing that will be left is tears... cry it out, maaaan! Owens introduces his tag partner, The Destroyer.
3) Chris Jericho & Sami Zayn def. Kevin Owens & Samoa Joe by disqualification when Joe and Owens double-teamed Zayn for too long. The four men continue to brawl, with the heels getting the advantage again.
Backstage, Nia Jax asks Steph & Foley why she's not in the WrestleMania title match. Steph books Jax against Bayley tonight.
Jinder Mahal tells Foley he better not be getting fired.
The New Day have a new backstage "New Day Talks" show. Their guest tonight is Big Show. It's revealed that Show will be in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal. The New Day asks him questions about being in the new Jetson's movie, but don't allow Show to answer. Titus O'Neil interrupts and shoves Show.
Enzo & Cass cut a promo.
4) #1 Contender's Match: Enzo & Big Cass vs. Sheamus & Cesaro ends when Gallows & Anderson kick Sheamus and Big Cass outside the ring (7:52). The Tag Champs turn their focus to Cesaro in the ring. Enzo gets laid out as well. Cesaro eats a Magic Killer to end the segment.
Backstage, Foley approach Gallows & Anderson, and he's mad. Foley books a triple threat Tag Title match for WrestleMania!
5) Roman Reigns def. Jinder Mahal with a Superman Punch in around 3 minutes. Not long into the match, Taker's gong went off, allowing Mahal to briefly get the upperhand.
After the match, Roman gets a mic and calls out Taker. After the commercial break, Shawn Michaels comes out to the ring! Shawn says Roman is distracted and unfocused, and Taker will eat him alive. Roman gets cocky, prompting Shawn to explain that he's on his side. Roman says he's going to retire Undertaker and then walks out.
As Roman walks up the ramp, Braun Strowman clotheslines him out of his boots.
We see a replay from last week of Austin Aries attacking Neville.
6) Austin Aries def. Ariya Daivari with a rolling elbow in 4 minutes.
7) Big Show def. Titus O'Neil with three chokeslams in 2 minutes.
Backstage, Chris Jericho announces he's hosting The Highlight Reel next week with "the real" Kevin Owens.
8) Bayley def. Nia Jax by disqualification when Nia wouldn't stop the aggressiveness (7:45). Jax slams Bayley into the barricade before leaving.
Mick Foley and Stephanie McMahon come out to the ring. Mick informs Steph that he's choosing to fire her. They argue briefly until Triple H comes out. Hunter threatens Foley and goes on to bring up his family. Foley is ordered to leave the ring.
Foley hits Triple H with Mr. Socko until Steph low-blows Foley. Hunter takes jacket off and then Seth Rollins limps down the ramp with a crutch. Seth drops the crutch and brawls with Triple H in the ring! Hunter grabs the crutch and manages to beat Seth with it. Rollins is locked in a submission. Triple H continues to beat Seth with the crutch to end the show.
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