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Welcome to the WWE Raw pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. Scott Stanford, Booker T, Corey Graves, and David Otunga hype what we will see tonight, which is Charlotte wrestling Paige in a non-title match and Dolph Ziggler wrestling Baron Corbin. WWE later announced that AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Doc Gallows will wrestle The Usos and Roman Reigns in a six-man tag team match on the show. Sin Cara vs. Rusev was also announced for the show.
Welcome to WWE Monday Night RAW. Chris Jericho walked down to the ring to open the show. Jericho says that Dean Ambrose is not here tonight because of him. However, he does have the remains of Mitch the potted plant. Jericho was upset that the fans cared about Mitch after it was destroyed. Jericho was proud of his attack on Ambrose. Jericho believes Mitch is more liked than Ambrose is. Jericho called the fans losers and called himself a legend that only comes around every once and awhile. This led to Big Cass walking down to the ring. Cass said that he doesn’t want Jericho as a gift, and he would return it if he could. Cass said he knows who Jericho is but Jericho doesn’t understand what the new era is. He said that the new era is a warning. Cass said he had arrived. Cass told Jericho to get out of his way, or he would run through him. Jericho told Cass to check on his little buddy Enzo Amore. Cass said that he was not running anywhere. Cass told Jericho that they can fight right now. Jericho acted like he was going to fight him but then walked away. Cass called him soft then hit him with a big boot.
Jericho told Stephanie McMahon backstage that they could stop the new era. She said that Shane McMahon is doing the right thing with the new era. Stephanie booked Jericho vs. Cass in the main event.
Singles Match: Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin.
They exchange right hands to begin the match. Corbin rolled to the floor and caught Ziggler with a knee to the gut. Ziggler sent him into the barricade and hit a drop kick.
We’re back with Ziggler hitting the famasser to Corbin for 2. Ziggler went for the Zig Zag but blocked, and Corbin hit the Deep 6 for 2. Corbin hit the End of Days for the win.
Charlotte asked Shane backstage if he could change Stephanie’s decision to have Ric Flair banned from ringside at Extreme Rules. Shane said no and also that Flair is banned from ringside for tonight.
AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Doc Gallows cut a backstage promo about facing The Usos and Roman Reigns. Styles said that he will get his revenge on them from last week because the band is back together again.
Tag Team Match: Fandango vs. R-Truth.
They exchanged right hands then Fandango tossed him to the floor. Back in the ring, R-Truth knocked Breeze off the apron and hit his finisher to Fandango for the win.
Cesaro, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn and The Miz is in the back arguing. Zayn believes that he should fight for the IC Title. Zayn challenged Miz to a match tonight, and if he wins, then he is added to the title match at Extreme Rules.
Singles Match: Charlotte vs. Paige with Natalya on commentary.
Paige took her down and worked over her left leg. Charlotte with a shoulder block but Paige cut her off with a superkick. Paige with a series of right hands. Charlotte tossed her into the apron. Moments later, Paige fought back with a series of strikes and a knee for 2. Charlotte missed a big boot and Paige hit one of her own for 2. Paige put her on the top rope and hit a superplex for 2. Paige went for the PTO, but Charlotte got to the bottom rope. Charlotte sent her face first into the turnbuckle and covered her for 2. Natalya distracted Charlotte and Paige hit a slam for 2. Ric Flair walks down to the ring to confront Natalya. This distracts Paige and Charlotte hit a back breaker. Shane McMahon walks down to the ring with referees. They take him to the back. Paige rolled up Charlotte for the win.
Singles Match: Sami Zayn vs. The Miz.
Zayn rolled him up to begin the match but only got 2. Zayn with series of arm drags. Zayn with a drop kick and then a shoulder block. Zayn with a head takeover that sent Miz to the floor.
We’re back with Miz sending Zayn face first into the steel steps. Moments later, Zayn fought back hit slam but missed a top rope dive, and Miz locked in the Figure Four Leg Lock, but Zayn got out. Zayn sent him into the corner and hit a big boot for the win.
The Darren Young – Bob Backlund segment from SmackDown aired.
Zack Ryder tells Shane McMahon backstage that he is glad to be here and deserves to get an opportunity. Kevin Owens walked up and said that it’s no fair that Zayn was added to the IC Title Match.
Roman Reigns vowed to eliminate AJ Styles in their match tonight.
Singles Match: Sin Cara vs. Rusev.
They lock up, and Rusev hit a power slam. Rusev sent him into the corner, but Cara blocked and hit a DDT. Cara ducked a kick and hit a moonsault. Cara with an outside dive to take out the big man. Cara went to the top rope and missed a dive. Rusev with a superkick. Kalisto distracted Rusev and Cara rolled him up for the win.
Six-Man Elimination Tag Team Match: AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Doc Gallows vs. The Usos and Roman Reigns.
Anderson and Jey started things off. Jey with a drop kick then tagged in Jimmy, who hit a splash in the corner for 2. Anderson backed him into the corner and tagged in Gallows who hit a splash. Anderson was back in and landed some more right hands. Anderson missed a knee drop. Jey was tagged in and hit a series of right hands then a slam. Jey rolled him up for 2. Gallows with a right hand and Anderson rolled up Jey for the elimination.
Elimination 1: Jey.
Reigns and Gallows exchanged right hands. Reigns with an up kick then hit Styles with the Superman Punch. Reigns tagged in Jimmy and hit a crossbody for 2. Jimmy kicked Gallows in the head then hit a big splash in the corner. Gallows hit Jimmy with a big boot. Anderson was tagged in, and Jimmy rolled him up for the elimination.
Elimination 2: Anderson.
Jimmy was eliminated during the break by Styles.
Elimination 3: Jimmy.
Reigns hit Gallows with a superman punch for the elimination.
Elimination 4: Gallows.
Styles went after Reigns and attacked him. Styles sent him to the floor and hit an outside forearm shot. Reigns knocked him down and were about to put him through the announce table, but Gallows hit Reigns in the back with the chair.
Winners via DQ: Styles, Gallows, and Anderson.
Post-match, a brawl broke out. Styles and Reigns were left in the ring. Styles went for the Styles Clash, but Reigns blocked and sent him to the apron. Reigns grabbed the chair, and Styles and Reigns had a staredown.
Singles Match: Kevin Owens vs. Zack Ryder.
Owens knocked him down and hit a back splash. Ryder caught him with a drop kick then missed a splash in the corner. Owens missed a cannon ball in the corner and rolled out of the ring. Ryder with a forearm shot. Back in the ring, Ryder hit an elbow drop off the top rope for 2. Owens with a superkick then a powerbomb for the win.
Big Cass dedicated his match with Jericho to Enzo Amore.
The New Day cut a promo about Bootyo’s and how everyone should respect it. New Day told the fans to call their families and tell them that New Day rocks.
Tag Team Match: The Dudley Boyz vs. The New Day.
We’re back with Bubba going for a slam to Kofi, but Kofi blocked it and knocked him down. Big E was tagged in and hit a shoulder block. Kofi was tagged in and hit a big right hand. Bubba fought back and tagged in Devon, who knocked Kofi down. Moments later, Big E was tagged in and hit a splash to Devon. Kofi was tagged in. The Vaudevillians ran down and attacked Big E. This distracted Kofi and Devon rolled up Kofi.
Winners: The Dudley Boyz.
Post-match, The Vaudevillians, laid out Kofi and walked to the back.
Dean Ambrose attacked Chris Jericho during his entrance. He was wearing Jericho’s light up jacket then walked down to the ring. Ambrose ripped apart Jericho’s jacket. This led to them getting into a brawl. Jericho got out of the ring and walked into Big Cass. He slapped Cass. Cass sent him into the barricade and then Ambrose hit the Dirty Deeds to Jericho.
Shane and Stephanie are shown talking backstage. They talked about the main event segment then Shane had to take a phone call and left the room. Stephanie looked upset while holding a photo of Shane and Vince.
We cut back to the arena with Jericho yelling at Ambrose in the ring about his jacket, and this is how the show ends.