Raw marked the first show because WrestleMania 37 produced a host of title modifications. One title that didnt change hands was the WWE championship as Bobby Lashley kept versus Drew McIntyre.
McIntyre came out and confessed that he made the very first error by enabling MVP to sidetrack him during the match. WWE main Adam Pearce revealed and interrupted the confrontation that McIntyre, Orton, and Strowman would do fight in the main event for a chance to challenge Lashley for the WWE title at WrestleMania: Backlash next month.
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WWE title chance up for grabs
Drew McIntyre def. Randy Orton and Braun Strowman through pinfall after hitting a Claymore on Orton. Earlier in the match, Orton had actually put McIntyre out of the formula as he released McIntyre over the announce desk. Orton wound up striking an RKO on Strowman. As Orton was going for the pin, McIntyre came out of no place paradoxically enough and delivered a Claymore to Orton. McIntyre was then able to cover Orton to win the match.
After McIntyre won the match, MVP came out by himself and McIntyres attention was totally on the Hurt Business mouth piece. With his attention diverted, previous Retribution members T-Bar and Mase attacked McIntyre from behind..
After being sidetracked by MVP in the WrestleMania title fight, McIntyre didnt precisely lose tidy. With that in mind, it made sense for McIntyre to come out on top in this match.
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Happiness informs a story about how she was rescued by The Fiend when she was lost. Bliss pointed to the fact that she might have never needed The Fiend in the very first place. Happiness likewise revealed that she opened something genuinely evil and presented everyone to her brand-new good friend, who was a doll named Lily.
WWE main Adam Pearce interrupted the fight and revealed that McIntyre, Orton, and Strowman would do fight in the primary occasion for a chance to challenge Lashley for the WWE title at WrestleMania: Backlash next month.
Previously in the match, Orton had actually put McIntyre out of the formula as he launched McIntyre over the reveal desk. As Orton was going for the pin, McIntyre came out of nowhere paradoxically adequate and provided a Claymore to Orton. McIntyre was then able to cover Orton to win the match.
After being sidetracked by MVP in the WrestleMania title fight, McIntyre didnt exactly lose clean.
Asuka and Rhea Ripley ended in a no-contest after Charlotte attacked Asuka and Ripley. Asuka had actually sent out Ripley into the ring post then nailed Ripley with a DDT on the ring apron to gain the advantage. However, the two were on the outside when Charlotte pushed Asuka into Ripley and she proceeded to get both females. Due to Charlottes disturbance, Ripley kept her Raw womens championship.
Bobby Lashley def. Riddle by means of submission with the Hurt Lock. The match was made main after Lashley had an encounter with Riddle in the backstage location earlier in the day. Lashley started pummeling Riddle prior to the bell even called. Riddle was able to inflict a bit of damage with some remarkable strikes. With Lashley on the mat, Riddle went to the leading rope and attempted the Floating Bro. Nevertheless, the WWE champ captured Riddle and used the Hurt Lock to earn the victory.
Charlotte cuts a promo in the ring. “The Queen” discussed that nobody compares to her in terms of talent. She added that Asuka didnt react to her Raw femaless champion obstacle, but did agree when Ripley set the offer. Charlotte told fans to take pleasure in the Raw femaless champion match that she shouldve belonged of.
Nia Jax was trying to get back into the ring and slipped and fell onto the floor. Rather of dealing with a mad Jax, Rose and Brooke chose to leave the ring and were counted out.
The Viking Raiders were back together for the first time because September following Ivar being required to undergo neck surgery. Ivar certainly didnt miss a beat late in the match and the duo made their first win in seven months.
The New Day def. Elias and Jaxson Ryker by means of pinfall after Woods nailed a double stomp to Elias off the top rope.
The Miz and John Morrison def. Damian Priest by means of pinfall in a handicap match after Miz rolled up Priest. Priest will hit The Reckoning on Miz before Maryse grabbed Mizs legs and pulled him out of the ring. After Maryse interfered, Priest was pleading with Maryse to get off the apron whichs when a Miz rolled up Priest for the triumph.