RAW starts with the old Large Dog himself! ROMAN REIGNSSSS. He walks out carrying the U.T. like a hobo carrying a knapsack but im totally okay seeing the title actually on RAW. He did it. Let’s let him enjoy it. He lets the noise sink in a little bit before he speaks, saying he is a man of his word. He says Big Dog things then says he’ll defend it tonight. He challenges Finn Balor to get finally get his rematch! Finn comes out! He accepts the challenge and says he’s taking the title back tonight! They shake hands for a second but Constable Corbin comes out to protest. He is pissed about the Demon beating up on that ass last night instead of regular Finn Balor. Corbin makes a match between him and Finn. Roman calls Baron a dumb ass and makes fun of him. Corbin fires back. Uncle Kurt comes down to slap some sense into all of these dolts. He makes Balor vs. Reigns for the main even tonight. Kurt makes Baron vs. Bobby Lashley!
Bobby Lashley vs. Baron Corbin:
The match starts out with Bobby getting Baron in multiple rear holds, slamming him down, ending the sequence with a neck breaker. He continues to beat on Corbin before Baron slides out of the ring to regroup. Bobby follows and the brawl continues outside. Back in the ring, Bobby continues his assault. Corbin eventually gets a quick shot in on Bobby and works him over outside the ring. Baron gets Lashley in a arm/neck hold. Lashley works his way out of it then lays Corbin out. Corbin smashes Lashley through the ropes and then clotheslines him on the outside before we go to commercial. Back and Baron is still in control. Baron slams Lashley into the ringpost, then Bobby repays the favor and does the same. The two battle in the center of the ring with Bobby ending it with a sloppy looking spine buster. There is more back and forth between the two but Corbin catches Lashley in a chokeslam/back breaker combo! Bobby kicks and takes advantage of Corbin’s frustration, getting the win.
Winner: Bobby Lashley
Kurt is backstage and Paul Heyman shows up all the sudden. Paul Heyman says Brock Lesnar wants his rematch. Kurt says itll be a loooong time before he gets his rematch. Kurt is like naw, and the segment ends lol.
Backstage again Kurt is texting like a dad and Baron Corbin comes back bitching. He says Steph is here tonight and he is going to talk to her! Kurt looks around awkwardly then they talk about the Australian PPV.
Sasha Banks comes out to the ring. Apparently its Boss Time. Oh and here is Bayley. Oh son of a bitch, it’s a 6-woman tag match. They tricked me…
Bayley, Sasha Banks, and Ember Moon vs. The Riott Squad:
You know the deal ladies and gentlemen, highlights only. Maximum snarkiness. Oh also Coach is back on commentary. I literally just noticed this.
The good guy team had some good, fast paced offense.
Ember Moon kicked the shit out of Sarah Logan. Like cringe worthy.
Ember also barely made a suicide dive to the outside.
Ruby Riott hits a nasty STO to Bayley on the outside. Damn son.
Sasha came out later on with a ton of momentum.
The match got super violent towards the end
Ruby hits a fucking destructive Riott kick on Sasha.
Winners: Riott Squad
Triple H comes down to the ring! He pumps the crowd up and talks about wanting wrestle again. He talks about wrestling in Australia at the Super Show Down against the Undertaker.
Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose come down to the ring!
Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler:
Dean starts out strong, taking Ziggler down. They exchange holds quickly, as well as classic wrestling moves. Ambrose then turns on the heat and starts hitting huge chops. They go back and forth again then Dean hits a huge slam. Drew McIntyre interferes and distracts Ambrose. Ziggler takes advantage and we go to commercial. This match has a pretty slow pace. Back and Ziggler is getting clobbered. Ziggler gets a moment or two of offense but Dean seems to have an answer for almost everything. Ziggler send Dean out of the ring and Drew walks up. Seth runs up and they talk shit to each other before starting to brawl. Ziggler gets involved. Ambrose comes out of nowhere and all hell breaks loose. Ambrose hits an impressive Dirty Deeds after dropping Ziggler from a body press!
Winner: Dean Ambrose.
Backstage is Finn Balor and Braun Strowman.
Elias is in the ring. Curt Hawkins randomly walks out and challenges him to a match to end the streak. Elias talks down to him, Curt slowly walks away but then turns around quickly and comes back to the ring.
Curt Hawkins vs. Elias:
Hawkins goes for a quick roll up then Elias hits a huge knee to the jaw and Curt. Elias works over Hawkins. The crowd is chanting for Hawkins. Elias hits a big elbow and goes to pin but Hawkins kicks. Hawkins starts to fire up but Elias catches him with a big knee, then the Drift Away. Boo
Backstage is Titus Oneil, he walks up to Dana Brooke and Apollo Crews.
AOP vs. Titus World Wide:
Commercials start the match out, when we come back its Rezar and Titus. Rezar has control of Titus, then tags in Akam. They fight for a second but Titus tags in Apollo. Apollo gets clobbered by Akam then gets double teamed by AOP. Rezar tags in and Apollo regains his composure but gets carried around the ring. Akam tags in and hits a big move. Apollo kicks again. Apollo fights back for a minute and is somehow surviving against AOP. Rezar gets tagged in and Apollo is still fighting back. Apollo hits the back flip but Rezar kicks and continues to assault. Akam tags in and AOP hits the Last Chapter for the win.
Winners: Authors of Pain
Back annnnd the Women’s Title is in the ring. Stephanie McMahon walks down to the ring! She talks about women’s wrestling then invites Ronda down to the ring. They argue for a while and Ronda puts Steph in an arm bar just because. All the good guys stand in the ring while the bad guys are outside the ring with Steph. No sure why that segment happened but it is what it is
Bo Dallas vs. Scott Dawson
Bo gets pushed to the ropes by Dawson but has a big right for him. Dawson recovers quickly and slingshots Dallas into the turnbuckle. He continues to work Dallas over. Bo starts to fight back but gets hit with a big uppercut. Dallas ends up get the upper hand and capitalizes on it for a minute but Dawson has an answer and hits him with an package DDT for the win.
Winner: Scott Dawson
Dash Wilder vs. Curtis Axel
Back from commercial and Wilder is in control with a big backbreakers. Dash continues to work over the back. Axel powers out of it and starts fighting his way back. Axel ends up on the middle rope for a double axe handle but misses. Wilder gets Axel and hits a….I don’t know reverse, upside down styles clash? Whatever, he won.
Winner: Dash Wilder
Backstage is Roman, doing his stretches. Stone Cold Fox Renee Young comes out to interview him about his match tonight, and Braun Strowman.
Backstage is Kurt, Stephanie, Baron Corbin, and Alexa Bliss. They shit on Kurt for a while then Steph makes Constable Corbin the acting GM of RAW.
Finn Balor vs. Roman Reigns:
Finn and Roman lock up right away and Roman takes Finn to the corner then tosses him. They’re playing up the speed of Finn over the Power of Roman. Roman continues to have a slow, methodical control of Finn. Finn hits a quick roll up but Roman kicks. Finn dodges a charge in the corner but gets the taste knocked out of his mouth after. Commercial time! Back and Roman is still in control because is Roman. Finn gets his comeback and has Roman outside of the ring but Roman catches him and slams him into the ring. Back inside, Finn is picking up the pace against Roman, hitting a double stomp to the chest and continuing the assault. He tries to chop Roman but Roman no sells like Hogan and starts blasting Finn. Finn answers with a surprise dropkick. He does his usual Suicide Dive to Roman on the outside. Back from break and Roman is stalking Finn in the corner. Roman goes to punch Finn but Finn has an answer. Finn goes wild on Roman and the crowd loves it. Finn goes for a Sling Blade that gets turned into a Sit Out Powerbomb! What a move! Roman goes for a Superman Punch but Finn Reverses! Roman kicks out at 2! Finn catches Roman with a boot, goes for a Coup but Roman gets up and Finn hits a Sling Blade. Finn goes for a drop kick but Roman hits a Superman punch! Finn kicks at 2! Wow! Roman is up and is ready for a spear. Spear is blocked and Finn goes for a Roll up. Reigns hits a Superman punch and takes a second to chill. Braun’s music hits! Finn hits a Sling Blade, Drop Kick and misses the Coup De Gras. Roman hits the Spear and wins!
Winner: Roman Reigns
Braun stands and watches Roman. He kicks the shit out of Roman and cashes in the MITB! HOLY SHIT! PLEASE DO THIS! FUUUUCK. THE SHIELDS MUSIC HITS! WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON! HOLY HELL! WHAT A FUCKING NIGHT! Theyre saying the bell hasn’t rung yet so the cash in doesn’t count. Braun stares everyone down then attacks Braun. Shield pounces, hitting different moves on Braun. Ambrose is pumped and sets up for the Triple PowerBomb! Braun isn’t down with that shit and throws everyone away but gets speared by Roman. They hit the Triple Power Bomb on Strowman through the announce table. Wow. What a way to end RAW.
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