Welcome to this week's WWE Raw "Open Thread" featuring streaming live results and your discussion from the Nassau Arena in Long Island.
WWE Raw Results
Monday, April 10, 2017
From the Nassau Arena in Long Island, NY
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
John Cena's music hits to start, BUT it's The Miz and Maryse dressed up again! They confirm they are moving to Team Red before Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose walks out! Ambrose congratulates the couple on their engagement. Miz and Maryse unveil themselves, which leads to Ambrose running them out of the ring.
Backstage, Kurt Angle hangs up the phone as Sami Zayn walks in and brings up wanting to move to SmackDown. Miz & Maryse interrupt and are not happy. Angle books Zayn vs. Miz for tonight as Sami will remain on the red brand for now.
Big E and Xavier Woods come out with their ice cream cart and a mannequin Kofi to cut a promo before their rematch.
1) The Revival def. The New Day via Shatter Machine in 9 minutes. Xavier really showed what he can do in this bout as Dash & Dawson impressed again.
Neville is asked how he feels about defending against Austin Aries again. TJ Perkins interrupts and Neville talks about how TJ has been overlooked since 205 Live started. Aries walks up and tries to convince Perkins that Neville is lying through his teeth. Aries vs. Perkins is confirmed for later.
Curt Hawkins cuts a promo in the ring about returning to Raw. He's interrupted by Big Show. Show knocks Hawkins out and walks off.
2) TJ Perkins def. Austin Aries via school boy in 4:33. Neville left commentary to provide Aries the distraction. After the match, Perkins turns heel and attacks Aries some more.
It has been confirmed that Neville will defend the Cruiserweight Title against Aries again at Payback.
Seth Rollins comes out to the ring to talk about beating Triple H at WrestleMania. Rollins talks about how he has Samoa Joe and the Universal Title on his short list of goals, but because of something that happened at WrestleMania may prevent him from accomplishing those things. We see footage of Stephanie going through a table at Mania. Seth said the easy way out would be to go to SmackDown. Rollins said he took the short cut before, and he's not doing it again. Seth is ready for a fight right now.
Kurt Angle walks out. Angle says that Steph made it clear she wants him gone. Kurt gives Seth props for winning an ass-kicking contest with one leg at Mania. Angle confirms that Seth has a spot on Raw. Angle starts to leave but Samoa Joe attacks Rollins. Angle tries to break up. Rollins manages to kick Joe out of the ring.
Backstage, Kevin Owens talks about the cream always rising to the top. He is reminded that Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose is now on Raw. Owens says he will always be the premiere champion because this is the Kevin Owens Show.
3) Nia Jax def. Charlotte via Samoan Drop in 6 minutes. This match was kind of a mess on both ends, but it was cool to see these two clash for the first time.
We see a video package on Finn Balor.
4) Finn Balor def. Jinder Mahal via Coup de Grace in nearly 3 minutes.
After the match, Bray Wyatt appears on the tron and announces Raw is his new home. He also confirms that his House of Horrors match with Randy Orton will occur at Payback. After that, Wyatt has his eyes set on Balor.
5) Sami Zayn def. The Miz via roll-up in 7:36. Maryse tried to help her husband several times, but Zayn pulled out the win by reversing the Skull Crushing Finale with a roll-up.
Backstage, Michael Cole has a sit-down interview with Roman Reigns. He starts to talk about this being his yard now until Braun Strowman interrupts and destroys Roman. Braun ends up running a big blue cart into his head. They load him onto a stretcher. Braun comes back and shoves Roman off a platform and onto concrete. Roman is loaded in to an ambulance, but Braun comes back for me! He goes on to FLIP the ambulance OVER!
Before the next match gets started, Elias Samson is seen walking past the commentators with his guitar.
6) The Hardy Boyz, Cesaro & Sheamus def. Gallows, Anderson & The Shining Stars via Swanton Bomb in nearly 8 minutes. The babyface teams shake hands afterwards as they will clash for the titles in three weeks at Payback.
Backstage, Dana Brooke tells Emma she will not be her protege anymore. Dana has decided to stand on her own two feet. Bayley is shown walking to the ring.
Sasha Banks comes out to the ring and welcomes Bayley to the ring. Bayley talks about her great WrestleMania moment, while Sasha wants another shot at the title. Alexa Bliss interrupts! Bliss announces she is here to take over the Raw women's division. Alexa says she's happy to have put all that SmackDown drama behind her... and out walks Mickie James!
Mickie announces she's headed to Raw as well. Mickie is ambushed by Nia Jax. Alexa pushes Sasha into Nia as Bayley brawls with Alexa. Jax lays out Bayley and leaves the ring. Jax and Bliss stare at each other on the ramp.
7) Champion vs. Champion: Dean Ambrose def. Kevin Owens via Dirty Deeds in just over 14 minutes. After the match, Chris Jericho comes out and hits Owens with a Code Breaker to end the show.