Location: Uniondale, NY at the Nassau Coliseum
Airing Live On The USA Network
Welcome to WWE Monday Night RAW. The Miz and Maryse walked down to the ring to open the show dressed as John Cena and Nikki Bella. Miz reminded us that the fans can’t chant that Cena sucks. Miz said that the smartest move for their brand was to come back to RAW. This led to Dean Ambrose walking out. Ambrose said that he was nervous to move to RAW because he didn’t know if he knew if he would know anyone but is glad to see them and hugged them for the engagement. Ambrose thought Miz was actually Cena. Miz pointed out who they were and Ambrose figured it out then hit Dirty Deeds to Miz.
WWE hyped that we would hear from Roman Reigns.
We see Kurt Angle on the phone backstage talking to Sami Zayn, who wants to know which brand he is on. Angle told him that there is a lot of interesting in him from SmackDown. Maryse and Miz walked in and asked what show Angle runs. Zayn and Miz started arguing. Angle booked Miz vs. Zayn for tonight.
The New Day walks down to the ring. They bring a blow-up doll dressed as Kofi Kingston and told The Revival to come get this work.
Tag Team Match: The New Day vs. The Revival
Woods and Wilder started things off. Woods hit a splash in the corner then tagged in Big E, who hit a spear. Dawson distracted Woods and Wilder knocked him down to send us to break.
We’re back with The Revival in control of Woods. Moments later, Woods fought back and got the hot tag to Big E, who hit a series of belly to belly suplexes to Wilder. Wilder rolled him up for 2 when Dawson distracted Big E. Woods got the hot tag and hit a kick to Wilder. Big E with a suplex to Dawson and Woods hit a springboard elbow across the ring for 2. Dawson sent Big E into the ring post and The Revival hit the Shatter Machine for the win.
Winners: The Revival
Neville cut a backstage promo about Austin Aries being his next challenger. He said that Aries is not on his level. TJ Perkins walked up and told him that one of these days somebody is going to make him eat his words. Neville told him to look at what he has become. He said that Perkins’ career is a joke. Aries walked up and said that Neville is lying through his teeth.
Curt Hawkins is now on RAW and cuts a promo about how they should have a welcoming party. This led to Big Show walking out to the ring and knocking out Hawkins.
Singles Match: Austin Aries vs. TJ Perkins.
They lock up to the begin the match. Aries with a back elbow then a springboard senton. Perkins sent Aries to the floor, which led to Neville walking down. This distracted Aries as he got back in the ring and Perkins rolled him up.
Post-match, Aries had a staredown with Neville, which led to Perkins attacking him from behind.
Seth Rollins walked down to the ring to open the second hour of the show. He cut a promo about not knowing if he could wrestle again. He said that he put so much focus into his match with Triple H at WrestleMania that he didn’t think about what will happen after Mania. He said that they did and slayed the kings of kings. He thanked the fans for giving him a second chance. He said that he is just getting started on RAW and called out Samoa Joe and wanting to get the Universal Title. He showed footage of sending Stephanie McMahon through a table and how she might be off of TV for awhile but she will be back. He said that he is enemy number one in the eyes of McMahon and the easy way out is to go to SmackDown Live but he won’t because he is staying on RAW. This led to Angle walking out to the ring. Angle said that it’s clear that McMahon wants Rollins gone but he saw Rollins at Mania with one leg. He said that he wants to put on the best show possible and his show at Rollins. He said that as long as he is GM then Rollins has a home on RAW. Samoa Joe ran in and attacked Rollins. Angle stopped it but they kept breaking it up. Rollins hit a series of kicks and Joe walked up to the ramp.
Kevin Owens cut a backstage promo about how the cream always rises to the top and how Superstar Shakeup won’t affect him. He said that the bottom line is that he is US Champion and the number one champion RAW.
Singles Match: Charlotte Flair vs. Nia Jax
They lock up and Jax hit a shoulder breaker then an elbow drop. Jax locked in a cobra clutch then tossed her around the ring. Flair fought back and hit the Natural Selection for 2. Jax missed a spear and ate the ring post. Flair sent her into the ring post then hit a moonsault. Back in the ring, Jax hit a splash in the corner then the samoan drop for the win.
A video package hyping Finn Balor was shown.
Singles Match: Finn Balor vs. Jinder Mahal.
Mahal beat him down early in the match. He hit a big boot and worked over Balor’s neck. Balor caught him with an up kick then hit his double foot stomp off the top rope for the win.
Bray Wyatt appeared on the big screen and cut a promo about how this is his new home. He came with a gift as he will torture Randy Orton in a House of Horror match. He said that he would be watching Balor.
WWE announced that Kalisto, Heath Slater and Rhyno are now on RAW.
Singles Match: Sami Zayn vs. The Miz.
They lock up and Zayn sent him to the floor. Zayn went for an outside dive but Maryse stood in front of Miz in order to stop it.
We’re back with Miz in control of Zayn. Miz went for a suplex off the top rope but Zayn blocked it and knocked him down. Miz caught him with a DDT for 2. Miz connected with a series of kicks but Zayn hit a Blue Thunder Bomb out of nowhere. Maryse distracted Zayn and Miz tried to hit his finisher but Zayn reversed and rolled him up for the win.
Michael Cole attempted to conduct an interview with Roman Reigns backstage. Reigns said that beating The Undertaker at WrestleMania was bitter sweet. This led to Braun Strowman walking up and attacking Reigns. Strowman through him off a table then pushed him off a ledge while Reigns was still on a stretcher. Strowman then put Reigns in an ambulance and pushed it over.
We’re back from break with Reigns being loaded into another ambulance and rushed to the hospital.
Elias Samson continues to drift around the arena.
Eight-Man Tag Team Match: The Hardy Boyz, Cesaro and Sheamus vs. Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows and The Shining Stars.
Matt and Anderson started things off. Matt knocked him down and tagged in Sheamus who hit a series of uppercuts. We cut to break.
We’re back with Cesaro getting the hot tag to Matt, who hit a series of strikes to Primo. Matt hit a running bulldog to Primo then the side effect to Epico. Gallows hit Matt with a big boot. Jeff hit a Twist of Fate to Gallows. Cesaro and Sheamus took out Anderson. Jeff hit an outside dive then a Swanton Bomb to Epico.
Winners: The Hardy Boyz.
Emma tried to tell Dana Brooke what to do backstage but Brooke wasn’t having it and told her to get lost.
Sasha Banks walked down to the ring and instructed Bayley. They exchanged nice words. Banks challenged Bayley to the RAW Women’s Title but Alexa Bliss walked out to the ring. Bliss said that was sickening and that she deserves recognition. She thought their friendship was weird and vowed to take over this division. This led to Mickie James walking out and bragging about being a six-time WWE Women’s Champion. James said that Bliss’ nightmare has just begun. Nia Jax ran out and attacked James. Bliss shoved Banks into Jax, who took her out and then hit a samoan drop to Bayley. Bliss and Jax had a staredown.
Cole announced that Reigns has suffered cracked ribs, internal injuries, possible separated shoulder. Keep in mind that Reigns is fine and this is just a storyline injury.
Singles Match: Dean Ambrose vs. Kevin Owens
Ambrose had to chase Owens around ringside and tossed him into the barricade. We cut to break.
We’re back with Ambrose making his comeback but Owens cut him off and sent him into the ring post. Owens with a knee strike. Owens locked in a headlock then sent him into the ring post. Back in the ring, Owens went for a back senton but Ambrose put his knees up. Ambrose hit an outside dive. Back in the ring, Ambrose went for Dirty Deeds but Owens blocked it. Ambrose with a series of right hands then a neck breaker. Owens tossed him into the corner but ate a big boot and Ambrose place him on the top rope then hit a clothesline for 2. Ambrose went to the top rope but Owens rolled to the floor and hit an elbow drop. Owens hit a powerbomb for 2. Ambrose went for Dirty Deeds but it was blocked and Owens hit a super kick. Ambrose hit Dirty Deeds for the win.
Post-match, Chris Jericho walked down to the ring and hit the Codebreaker to Owens to close the show.
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