RAW kicks off with RAW General Manager Kurt Angle in the ring with the Women’s Money-in-the-Bank briefcase and the RAW Women’s Title belt both elegantly displayed on a table in the ring. After saying that he is proud that a RAW Superstar won both of the respective Money-in-the-Bank briefcases, the GM would introduce the brand new RAW Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss. Kurt says that Alexa demanded this presentation before handing the title belt over to Alexa. The GM then informs the new champion that Nia Jax is currently rehabbing her arm but Nia wants her rematch for the RAW Women’s Title at next month’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Alexa thanks the fans for the “opportunity” to rub her victory in all of their faces before calling Nia Jax and Ronda Rousey a “bully”. The new champion then says that, now, it’s just about her, saying that she is the only woman that “matters”, holding up her title belt.
However, Alexa is interrupted by a furious Ronda Rousey, who makes a beeline to the ring for a piece of the new champion but Kurt Angle steps in, doing his best to keep Ronda back. Alexa taunts Ronda, saying that what she did at Money-in-the-Bank was “perfectly legal” before saying that Rousey could just “taste the gold” but they will never know if Ronda could have made Nia Jax tap out. Alexa continues, saying that Ronda Rousey is “irrelevant” before telling Rousey to get in the back of the line, calling Ronda an “overhyped rookie”. This would be more than Rousey could handle as Ronda gets past Kurt Angle, taking Alexa Bliss down. The GM then tries to physically restrain Ronda but Rousey attacks Kurt with a Judo throw! Rousey then ducks a shot with the Money-in-the-Bank briefcase, punching Alexa in the mid-section. With revenge on her mind, Ronda would grab the briefcase, unloading on Alexa with it! Kurt then tries to restrain Ronda again and Rousey turns on the GM, attacking Kurt with the briefcase as well! A group of referees would then rush to the ring to try and stop Ronda Rousey but Ronda would even attack the referees, pummeling two of the referees, sending the entire group into retreat! Rousey then returns her focus to Alexa Bliss, picking the new RAW Women’s Champion up and powerbombing Alexa through the presentation table! The furious Rousey then storms out of the ring, walking away from Kurt Angle as she storms to the back.
Backstage, Kurt Angle catches up with Ronda Rousey, saying that he doesn’t even know what to do with Rousey right now before the GM tells Ronda that he is suspending her for thirty days! Kurt even questions whether or not Ronda will ever get another shot at the RAW Women’s Title again before telling Rousey to get her things and leave with Ronda storming off. Shortly after this, Ronda is leaving the arena when Renee Young asks for a comment from Ronda regarding her suspension. When Rousey ignores Renee, Renee wishes Ronda “good luck” and Rousey responds by saying that Kurt can suspend her for thirty days but Renee should save her “good luck” for Alexa Bliss because, whether Alexa is champion or not, she is coming back after her suspension to kick Alexa Bliss’ “pink-haired ass” before Rousey leaves the arena in a huff!
Following a successful defense of the Intercontinental Title against Elias at Money-in-the-Bank, Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins would make an appearance on RAW. Seth says that Elias took him to the limit in Chicago but he’s still standing and he’s still the Intercontinental Champion. Rollins then says that he’s a “fighting champion” before issuing an open challenge for someone to face him for the Intercontinental Championship. This brings out Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre as Dolph accepts Seth’s open challenge!
In an impromptu title match, the opening match of the night would see Seth Rollins defend the Intercontinental Championship against Dolph Ziggler, with Drew McIntyre in his corner. At the end of a stellar back-and-forth match, Seth Rollins looked close to putting Dolph Ziggler away when Drew McIntyre gets on the ring apron. As Seth fights off McIntyre, Dolph tries to surprise Seth with a roll-up but Rollins kicks out, nearly sending Dolph right into McIntyre. Rollins then tries to take advantage of the distraction, rolling Dolph up and grabbing the tights but Ziggler would counter into a roll-up of his own, hooking the tights for added leverage and shockingly scoring the three-count to become the brand new Intercontinental Champion! Seth Rollins mirrors the reaction of the fans in attendance with the shock on his face as Dolph Ziggler is presented with his sixth Intercontinental Title, celebrating with the title and rubbing the victory in the face of Seth Rollins. Seth then gets in the face of the new champion before Drew McIntyre attacks Seth Rollins from behind as Dolph & Drew beat Seth down before hitting Rollins with the Zig Zag/Claymore Kick combination. Dolph & Drew then leave the ring with Dolph clinging to his new prize.
Still showing the effects of the Men’s Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match the night before, “The Glorious” Bobby Roode would go one-on-one with Curt Hawkins on RAW. Roode would make quick work of Curt Hawkins, hitting the Glorious DDT and pinning Hawkins for the win.
After his impressive victory in the Men’s Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match, “Mr. Monster-in-the-Bank” Braun Strowman would make an appearance on RAW. Braun says that, of all the great things that he’s done in his career, winning the Money-in-the-Bank contract is the greatest of them all. Strowman then says that, all Universal Champion Brock Lesnar has to do is show his face and he will cash in his contract and take the Universal Title from “The Beast”, declaring that Brock is going to “get these hands”! This brings out the man that Braun hurled through a table from the top of a ladder at Money-in-the-Bank, Kevin Owens. Bandaged and clearly in a lot of pain, Kevin Owens says that he probably shouldn’t be out there, saying that he’s out there because he wants to be the first man to come out there and congratulate Braun on his victory. Owens then says that Strowman deserves the Money-in-the-Bank contract, saying that he knew that Braun would win.
Owens continues, saying that Braun needs to have a “strategy” and that no one is watching their backs. Now getting into the ring, Owens asks Strowman who he has to count on in WWE before saying that Sami Zayn was “injured” at the hands of Bobby Lashley last night. Owens then says that they are both in need of a “friend” before saying that he knows what it’s like to be the Universal Champion, saying that, if he helps Braun, maybe Strowman will give him a title shot after Braun wins the title. Owens then says that he didn’t come out there for a fight, he just wants to shake Braun’s hand. Strowman then accepts Owen’s handshake but, when Owens tries to leave, Braun would pull Owens back to him. However, Owens would manage to escape the grasp of “Mr. Monster-in-the-Bank”, retreating to the back as Braun stands tall with his briefcase.
Just as RAW Tag Team Champions Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt are set to take on Heath Slater & Rhyno, the #1 Contenders for their titles, The B-Team appears on the Tron with Curtis Axel doing his best impersonation of Matt Hardy while Bo Dallas does his best impression of Bray Wyatt. However, Bo would abandon the impersonation, telling Matt & Bray that they are coming for the RAW Tag Team Titles but Curtis Axel sticks to impersonating Matt Hardy before Bo gets back into character, telling Matt & Bray to “run”. Not possessing the ‘powers’ of Matt & Bray, The B-Team would instead sink below frame.
The scheduled match would then get underway as Matt & Bray would face Heath Slater & Rhyno in a non-title match. In the end, it was Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt hitting Heath Slater with the Kiss of Deletion with Matt pinning Heath to pick up the win for the RAW Tag Team Champions.
Following his loss to Roman Reigns at Money-in-the-Bank, Jinder Mahal was in action on RAW as “The Modern Day Maharaja”, with Sunil Singh in his corner, would go one-on-one with Chad Gable. In the end, it was Jinder Mahal hitting the Khallas, pinning Chad Gable for the win.
In an attempt to combat the numbers game of The Riott Squad, Bayley would look to her former best friend Sasha Banks as the two would team up to face The Riott Squad’s Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan, with Ruby Riott in their corner. Throughout the match, Sasha Banks and Bayley would have trouble staying on the same page and, when Bayley enters the ring illegally, the referee would be pre-occupied trying to get Bayley out of the ring and this would allow Sarah Logan to deliver a cheap shot behind the back of the referee, allowing Liv Morgan to take advantage, rolling Sasha up and hooking the tights for the illegal advantage, scoring the three-count to pick up the win for The Riott Squad. After the match, Sasha would refuse to let Bayley console her, leading to the two going face-to-face in the middle of the ring. Sasha then pushes Bayley down before leaving the ring.
Backstage, things would go from bad to worse between Sasha Banks and Bayley as Sasha would refuse to listen to Bayley before Bayley takes Sasha by the hair, sparking a knock-down, drag-out brawl. Sasha gets the better of her former best friend, leaving Bayley on the floor.
In the ring, RAW General Manager Kurt Angle says that, earlier tonight, he spoke to RAW Commissioner Stephanie McMahon and Stephanie informed him that WWE officials have decided on Brock Lesnar’s next defense of the Universal Title. Before Kurt can reveal any details, the GM is interrupted by Roman Reigns. Roman says that he “beat” Brock Lesnar at The Greatest Royal Rumble, again stating that he is the “uncrowned Universal Champion”. Reigns then tells the GM that having a Universal Champion that is there every week would help Kurt out a lot.
This brings out Bobby Lashley, who says that he watched Roman beat his head against the wall for three years trying to beat Brock Lesnar. Lashley then says that Roman doesn’t have what it takes to finish the job against Brock, saying that he’s wanted a shot against Lesnar ever since Reigns was a “little pup”. Lashley then tells Roman to step aside and let someone who can beat Brock do just that before saying that he can beat Lesnar and he knows he can beat Roman too. Kurt then steps in, saying that Reigns and Lashley are both worthy of facing Brock Lesnar but so are a lot of other Superstars.
The GM then announces that there will be a multi-man match at Extreme Rules to decide Brock’s next challenger and, while he will reveal the rest of the competitors at a later date, Reigns and Lashley will be two of the competitors in the match! For some reason, this brings out The Revival, who says that they have been busting their backs trying to get opportunities on RAW but they get held down by so-called “top guys” like Reigns and Lashley. The Revival then challenge Reigns and Lashley to a tag team match, saying they will capitalize on Reigns and Lashley inability work as a team. Roman gladly accepts the challenge and Kurt Angle makes the match official.
In a match requested by The Revival, Extreme Rules opponents Roman Reigns and Bobby Lashley would team up to take on The Revival. In the end, it was Bobby Lashley tagging himself into the match and hitting Dash Wilder with a Spear, pinning Wilder to pick up the win for the unlikely team.
No Way Jose was in action on RAW as the fun-loving Superstar would go one-on-one with Mojo Rawley. In the end, it was Mojo Rawley hitting No Way Jose with the Hyper Drive, pinning Jose for the win.
In the parking lot, Sasha Banks is on her way out of the arena when she is again confronted by Bayley. Bayley says that she’s not done with Sasha but Sasha tells Bayley that she is done with Bayley and she is done being her friend. “The Boss” then gets in her car and drives off, ignoring Bayley’s pleas to open the door.
Then it was time for the main event as the team of Finn Balor and “Mr. Monster-in-the-Bank” Braun Strowman would face Kevin Owens and RAW Constable Baron Corbin. During the hard-hitting match, Braun Strowman would take Kevin Owens out on the outside by driving Owens through the barricade. This would leave Finn Balor and Baron Corbin alone in the ring with the RAW Constable hitting the End of Days, pinning Finn to pick up the win for his team.
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