Welcome to this week's WWE Raw "Open Thread" featuring streaming live results and your discussion from the Sprint Center Arena in Kansas City.
WWE Raw Results
Monday, April 24, 2017
From the Sprint Center Arena in Kansas City, MO
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
The show opens with a video package on Braun Strowman and Big Show breaking the ring last week.
Chris Jericho comes out to the ring for The Highlight Reel. He says this is the last time he'll be on Raw. Jericho talks about getting 'Payback' against Kevin Owens when The Miz and Maryse interrupt. Miz says the Highlight Reel has officially been cancelled and will be replaced with MizTV. Producers switch up the ring to MizTV, and now Jericho is the guest.
Dean Ambrose interrupts. He announces this is turning into The Ambrose Asylum now. Jericho is given a new light-up jacket from Dean as compensation from the $15,000 storyline last year. Miz interrupts their party and gets taken out my Ambrose. Jericho puts Maryse on the list to end the segment.
1) Matt Hardy def. Sheamus via pinfall in 10 minutes. Jeff somewhat distracted Sheamus, which made Cesaro visibly angry. Sheamus and Matt shake hands, leading to Cesaro raising Jeff's hand.
Backstage, Miz & Maryse confront Kurt Angle. Angle tells Miz to find a partner to go against Ambrose & Jericho tonight.
2) Austin Aries & Jack Gallagher def. TJ Perkins & Neville via Discus 5-Arm with Aries pinning Perkins.
Braun Strowman cuts a promo on the upcoming Dumpster Match.
3) Dumpster Match: Kalisto def. Braun Strowman in 5 minutes. Kalisto kicked his legs off the apron, making Braun land in the dumpster.
After the match, Braun attacks Kalisto and places him in the dumpster with the lids closed. Braun pushes the dumpster up the ramp to the stage as officials try to stop him. Braun pushes the dumpster off the stage and onto its side. After the break, Kalisto is shown being loaded up into an ambulance.
We see a video package on Roman Reigns.
Bray Wyatt cuts a promo on Randy Orton and their House of Horrors Match at Payback.
4) Dana Brooke def. Alicia Fox via pinfall in 1:18. Emma came out during the match to watch.
Backstage, Samoa Joe, Gallows & Anderson are interviewed.
Enzo is attacked while cutting his promo. Cass and Seth Rollins try to make the save. After the break, Kurt Angle announces Finn Balor is replacing Enzo.
5) Seth Rollins, Finn Balor & Big Cass def. Samoa Joe, Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows via pinfall in 6 minutes.
Alexa Bliss cuts a promo in the ring. Bayley comes out and talks about defending the title in her hometown on Sunday. Sasha Banks comes out to save Bayley from Alexa's verbal abuse. Sasha issues a challenge.
6) Sasha Banks def. Alexa Bliss by count-out in 2:30. Bayley was on commentary after the match and tried to send Alexa back to the ring afterwards. Once Bayley turned around, Bliss ambushed from behind.
Backstage, Miz tried to convince Heath Slater and Curtis Axel to team with him tonight.
7) Apollo Crews def. Curt Hawkins via sit-out powerbomb in just over 2 minutes. Afterwards, Titus O'Neil comes out and congratulates Crews.
We see a recap video of the recent history between Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman.
Backstage, Austin Aries proposes something for 205 Live to Kurt Angle. Then, Elias Samson drifts by while Miz and Angle are chatting.
Miz introduces his partner, but no one shows up. Kurt Angle comes out and announces this match is happening regardless.
8) Chris Jericho & Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz & Bray Wyatt ended in no contest after 10 minutes. Wyatt came out towards the end to help Miz, but ended up taking all three men out and posing in the ring to end the show.
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