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WWE Raw Results:
Drew McIntyre starts Raw this week and he talks about his journey in 2020. He talks about how he will be facing either Keith Lee or Sheamus and Sheamus makes his way out to the ring. Drew talks to him about what happened last week and Sheamus says he kept his word but found a loophole in attacking Keith after the match. Sheamus talks about how they have known each other a long time and that they are close to having a match against each other for the WWE Championship. Keith Lee then comes out and how Sheamus and Drew are friends. Lee questions why Sheamus kicked him last week and how Drew vouched for someone. He says Drew’s word is no longer good because of what Sheamus did last week. Lee starts questioning the loyalty of Sheamus and that he will do the same thing to Drew that he did to him. Sheamus then gets in Lee’s face and Drew keeps them apart and wants them to have their match right now.
Keith Lee def. Sheamus and earns a WWE Championship match against Drew McIntyre next week.
Elias is playing his guitar backstage when someone knocks on his door. Jaxson Ryker goes to answer but Elias tells him not to.
Gran Metalik def. The Miz
They cut back to Elias with Jaxson and the knocking continues. AJ Styles and Omos enter after Ryker opens the door and AJ complains about Elias playing the guitar. There is yelling by both parties and Elias tries to calm the situation but insults AJ with reminding him he lost at TLC. AJ then challenges Elias to a match and leaves with Omos.
Shayna Baszler def. Dana Brooke
Alexa Bliss is in the ring for Alexa’s Playground. She asks if they like it and how the Fiend built it for her. She then talks about how she hasn’t seen him since the Inferno match and then says that she hopes he returns at legends night to meet his hero. She then invites Randy Orton to the Playground but he doesn’t come out. She wonders if she did something wrong and invites him again but he doesn’t show up. The Firefly Fun House music then plays and Randy shows up in the Fun House. He says he invited himself since nobody was there and starts kicking the puppets around. He says he doesn’t believe the Fiend is returning and if he does, he will have nothing left. He then tears the head off Rambling Rabbit and Alexa challenges him. Randy then questions if this is when “he” returns and accepts because of that.
Charlotte Flair is interviewed about her match with Nia Jax and she talks about how Nia put her on the shelf. She then talks about how she returned and became a champion and is ready for her match. She says she is betting on herself and then Asuka shows up to say that Nia isn’t ready for Charlotte.
AJ Styles def. Elias
Mustafa Ali def. Ricochet. Ali gets on the mic after and asks him to join Retribution once more. Ricochet then tells Ali that he won’t join and attacks him. Ricochet runs off before the rest of Retribution can attack him.
Nia Jax is interviewed about her match with Charlotte Flair and she says Charlotte is smart to be afraid of her. She talks about her resolutions for the new year. She says the first one is to end Charlotte’s rise back to the top, regain the tag titles and that she is entering the Royal Rumble so she can win at Wrestlemania. Shayna Baszler then says she likes that idea and implies she will enter too.
Drew McIntyre is interviewed backstage and he talks about his match with Keith Lee next week. He says he is looking forward to the match and that Lee has that spark needed to reach the top. He then says he is happy for him and it is Lee’s chance to show everybody what he can do. He says Lee can be better than everybody but him before leaving.
Charlotte Flair def. Nia Jax by DQ when Shayna Baszler attacks her during the match. Asuka chases off Nia and Shayna before they can do more damage.
Angel Garza is walking backstage and is approached by Charly Caruso. She asks him what is next and he talks about how he has had some ups and downs. He says he might introduce himself to one of the female legends next week and is asked who that rose is for. Before he can answer, R-Truth bumps into him as he is running from the locker room. He then picks up the trampled rose and hands it to Charly before leaving.
The New Day are in Gorilla with Riddle and Jeff Hardy and Jeff gives props to Big E for winning the Intercontinental Championship. They have a back and forth and Riddle starts pitching them ideas for being a team. New Day don’t agree with many of them and they head out to the ring.
The Hurt Business def. Jeff Hardy, Riddle and the New Day. The Hurt Business attack Hardy and the New Day after but they fight them off. Riddle then hits Lashley with the Final Flash knee and the faces are able to leave without getting beaten down.
The Miz and John Morrison are backstage and they talk about how Miz has been losing. Morrison tells him to move on from the loss and then Adam Pearce shows up with the Money in the Bank briefcase. They have a back and forth and Pearce tells him that he is getting it back because Morrison cashed in and he did not. The two celebrate backstage after he is handed the briefcase.
Alexa Bliss makes her way out to the ring for her challenge to Randy Orton and then Orton makes his way out to the ring. Orton gets on the mic and asks her where he is and Alexa says it is not about him, it is about her. Alexa gets out of the ring and grabs a gift. She puts it in the ring and unwraps it in front of Orton. She then produces a gas can and matches and puts them at the feet of Orton. Alexa wants Randy to do to her what he did to the Fiend and Randy just stands in the corner. Alexa then pours gas in the ring and makes a line that ends at Orton. She tells him that she did his job and wants him to light her on fire. Randy does not do it and she grabs the gas can and pours a circle around her. She tells Randy that he doesn’t have the guts and is not what he has been claiming to be. Alexa then douses herself with the rest of the gas in the middle of the ring and Orton tells her that she thinks he won’t do it and crouches down to pick up the matches. He tells her about what he did and that he very well may do it if she is that desperate to see the Fiend. The lights then go out and Randy lights a match in the darkness. Randy smiles with the lit match and the lights cut out as Raw comes to a close.