Welcome to this week's WWE Raw "Open Thread" featuring streaming live results and your discussion from the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.
WWE Raw Results
Monday, May 1, 2017
From the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
The show opens with all of the women's division in the ring as Alexa Bliss stands on a pedestal and cuts promos on Mickie James, Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, and then Bayley. Bayley gets mad and attacks Bliss, leading to a big brawl.
1) Alexa Bliss, Nia Jax, Emma & Alicia Fox def. Bayley, Sasha Banks, Mickie James & Dana Brooke via pinfall after Bliss nailed Bayley with a DDT again.
The commentators discuss Braun Strowman beating Roman Reigns last night.
Enzo & Cass cut promos on beating Gallows & Anderson last night. The Club attacks them in the ring before they finish.
2) Luke Gallows def. Enzo Amore via pinfall in 5:40.
Backstage, TJ Perkins talks to Neville about the finish to last night's title match. Neville calls the outcome unprofessional on the part of the ref. Neville announces Aries vs. Perkins for later.
Seth Rollins comes out to the ring for a promo. After beating Triple H and Samoa Joe, Seth has his eyes on the Brock and the Universal Title. Finn Balor interrupts and reminds us that he hasn't had his title rematch after being injured. Dean Ambrose comes out and says he's itching for some action. The Miz & Maryse make their way out. Ambrose pretends to talk on the phone with Angle. Ambrose announces a triple threat to determine the number one contender for his title.
We see footage of Strowman vs. Reigns.
3) Jack Gallagher, Rich Swann & Akira Tozawa def. Brian Kendrick, Tony Nese & Noam Dar via pinfall in 10:32.
We see photos of The Hardy Boyz vs. Sheamus & Cesaro. After the break, Sheasaro cut promos in the ring. Matt and Jeff come out to the stage with mics. Sheasaro dodges the ring when The Hardys run down.
Backstage, Dean Ambrose hijacks Miz's interview.
4) Apollo Crews def. Heath Slater via sit-out powerbomb in 3:30.
Kurt Angle comes out to address Braun Strowman and Roman Reigns. Bray Wyatt interrupts and formally introduces himself to the GM. Wyatt says he is reborn and asks Angle if he will be allowed to do his work. Angle reminds Wyatt that this is his show, to which Wyatt declares this is his world. And that's when the screen goes black.
Dean Ambrose interviews Seth Rollins in the locker room.
5) Austin Aries def. TJ Perkins via Last Chancery in 11:19. After the match, Perkins viciously attacked Aries and applied an ankle lock.
Backstage, Dean Ambrose interviews Finn Balor. Elias Samson drifts back.
The Golden Truth tell Kurt Angle they want to challenge The Hardy Boyz. Angle tells them that their win-loss isn't good enough. Angle announces a tag team turmoil match for next week, and the winner will become #1 contender.
6) #1 Contender's Match: The Miz def. Finn Balor and Seth Rollins via pinfall in 22:20. Samoa Joe took out Rollins before Bray Wyatt took out Balor. Miz covered Balor after Sister Abigail to become the next challenger for Dean Ambrose's Intercontinental Title.