The latest episode of Monday Night RAW aired on the USA Network. Here’s what’s happened:
10:56 – Strowman wins by countout. He chases Owens out of the arena and into the parking lot, where Owens can’t find his car keys. He decides to hide in a nearby port-o potty and Strowman makes him pay by dragging the port-o-poppy back to the stage with Owens in it. Adam Pearce shows up to pull Owens out, only to reveal that he’s covered in blue disinfectant.
10:54 – Owens immediately bails to the floor, and referee Chad Patton counts.
Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens
10:52 – Kevin Owens is backstage with Jinder Mahal, trying to learn to medicate. He then gets interviewed about Strowman, and he claims that he’s going to show the world how to destroy a monster.
10:50 – Jax wins. She pins James with a Samoan drop.
10:45 – Jax hits James with bodyscissors and a headbutt with ferocious speed, and an attempt to get off a leg kick by James is cut short by Jax lifting her up to hit her with a powerbomb. Its clear that Jax wants her belt back, and she’s driven like never before.
Nia Jax vs. Mickie James
10:42 – Nia Jax enters the ring and grabs the mic. She gets on the mic and reminds Alexa Bliss about her victory at WrestleMania, saying she thought they were finished, but she was wrong. She warns the crowd that she’ll get her hands on the championship belt sooner than later.
10:40 – Rawley wins. He takes this match with ease.
10:37 – Rawley has command of the match from the start. He ducks a punch and nails No Way Jose from behind, before putting him into the apron and finishing him off with a thrust spinebuster.
Mojo Rawley vs. No Way Jose
10:35 – We go backstage with Kurt Angle again, where Reigns asks what he needs to do to get what he wants. Angle says the match is set, Reigns says he better be ready with a replacement, because Lashley won’t be around after he’s done with him.
10:25 – Backstage, Kevin Owens rolls up on Kurt Angle and demands he fix the craziness that’s being going throughout the show. Angle refuses to cancel his match against Braun, despite the fact that Owens offers to clean his office and get him Shania Twain tickets.
10:20 – Reigns and Lashley win. They take the victory via disqualification.
10:10 – Reigns takes a beating early on, but manages to gain control of the match and put a decent beating on Dawson of The Revival. Dash gets tagged in and nearly takes the Big Down down, but he is unable to finish the job. Dawson tags his leg in the corner and they attack a downed Reigns, but the referee warns them off and ultimately disqualifies them.
Bobby Lashley & Roman Reigns vs. The Revival
10:00 – We cut backstage to see Dr. Shelby continue his counseling sessions with Bayley and Sasha Banks. They continue to bicker, and Shelby looks increasingly stressed.
9:55 – Ember Moon wins. She gets the pinfall against Morgan.
9:45 – Liv Morgan gets Moon in a grounded full nelson, but Moon fights to her feet and breaks with hip thrusts. Morgan returns to her the full nelson, only to have Moon escape once more. Moon manages to recover and hits Morgan with an atomic drop.
Ember Moon vs. Liv Morgan
9:40 – Elias is playing a song for Morgan and Logan backstage, who proceed to kick things over again.
9:30 – Baron Corbin invites Finn Balor onstage to apologize for last week. Balor jokes back, calling Corbin a stooge, which causes Corbin to attack him.
9:23 – Backstage, Kevins Owens pleads with Kurt Angle to get rid of Braun Strowman. Angle reveals that Owens will face Strowman later tonight.
9:20 – Rollins and Reigns win. They take the match via disqualification.
9:00 – Things are intense from the start. Reigns and McIntyre lock up and deliver a few devastating blows a piece, before tagging out. Rollins hits a Suicide Dive and a Frog Splash, but McIntyre manages to save the day and prolong the match. Rollins eventually plants Ziggler with a buckle bomb. Out of nowhere, The Revival come in and start beating on an exhausted Rollins and Reigns.
Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler
8:54 – Kevin Owens arrives very nervously in the parking lot, not wanting to give up his keys after Braun Strowman flipped his car over last week.
8:50 – Authors of Pain win. There was never really any contest here.
8:45 – Authors of Pain appear to be in cruise control for the bulk of the match, toying with Titus Worldwide and testing out their skills. Its a short, succinct match, about five minutes in length.
Authors of Pain vs. Titus Worldwide
8:40 – After a recap of what happened between Bayley and Sasha Banks last week, we cut backstage to see Dr. Shelby treating both of them.
8:32 – Bobby Lashley interrupts a conversation between Rollins and Reigns backstage, but Rollins doesn’t give him the time of day. Lashley asks Roman wether he’s nervous.
8:29 – Axel wins. He gets a clean victory over Hardy to keep his undefeated streak going.
8:21 – Both start off evenly matched. Hardy goes for a Twist of Fate but Axel finds a way out, and Hardy pins him for a nail-biting two but Axel escapes once again. Axel eventually catches Hardy on the top of the LED turnbuckle.
Curtis Axel vs. Matt Hardy
8:15 – Matt Hardy shows up without Bray Wyatt. The announcers note that Wyatt was injured over the weekend. The B-Team imitate them once in another backstage segment.
8:12 – After we get an interview from Total Bellas, we go backstage with Reigns and Rollins. Its said that they will face McIntyre and Ziggler next week, but Reigns isn’t happy with that arrangement, so RAW general manager Kurt Angle changes his mind.
8:07 – Reigns says he wants to fight Bobby Lashely right here and right now, but he gets cut off by Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler criticizes Reigns and says that he acts as though everything in the world has to go through him. The duo then attacks Reigns, but Seth Rollins comes out to even the odds. The fight gets stopped.
8:03 – The announcers recap the events between Roman Reigns and Bobby Lashley from last week. After that, Roman Reigns walks out into the ring. He says that The Revival have a bright future but he said he never thought he’d lose to them.