WWE Raw – Live Coverage And Results

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WWE Raw Results:

A video is shown of Drew McIntyre arriving to the ThunderDome and is asked about Bobby Lashley’s bounty on him. He says he isn’t worried about it and will take care of anybody that comes after him.

The Hurt Business make their way out to the ring. MVP talks about the Lashley/McIntyre match at Wrestlemania and hands the mic to Lashley to say the terms of the bounty. He says that whoever takes out McIntyre will get a title match at Wrestlemania. MVP says they are doing this so somebody else can have a time in the spotlight and wants to know who will step up. A recap is shown of Cedric and Shelton failing last week and Lashley shows his displeasure over that and losing the Raw Tag Titles. Lashley says he cannot count on them for anything and will not associate with incompetence. MVP agrees with what Lashley is saying and Cedric and Shelton take issue with this being said in public. Shelton gets in Lashley’s face about it and then a fight happens. Lashley takes care of them and tells them they are not in the Hurt Business anymore.

A recap of the encounter between Riddle and Sheamus is played from last week. Riddle is riding his stallion backstage and is interviewed about it. He says he doesn’t know why he Sheamus attacked him but says he will take care of him tonight. He sees Titus O’Neil and then talks to him about Wrestlemania. Titus leaves as Riddle talks about mac and cheese and then Sheamus blindsides Riddle and tells him he will see him in the ring.

Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin are walking backstage and find Adam Pearce. They say Shelton wants a match with Bobby Lashley tonight and Cedric wants him next week. They tell Pearce to make the match and to have the stones to do it without consulting Lashley.

Sheamus def. Riddle. Riddle knocks Sheamus off the turnbuckle after the match and tells him he will get what is coming to him.

Shane McMahon, Elias and Jaxson Ryker are walking backstage and Shane is interviewed about the expose he has on Braun Strowman. He will not give any details on it but respects the interviewer for asking him to get the scoop.

Drew McIntyre is walking backstage and bumps into AJ Styles and Omos. He tells them he knows they wouldn’t pass up the bounty but AJ tells him they have other ideas for Wrestlemania. AJ talks about how they will win the tag titles at Wrestlemania and he needs to prep for his match with Xavier Woods tonight.

Shane McMahon, Elias and Jaxson Ryker are in the ring and he talks about his match with Braun Strowman. He then says he found something about Braun from his youth and puts a picture of Braun’s report card on the tron. Shane starts reading through the comments on the report card about Braun. Braun then makes his way out to the ring for his match as Raw goes to commercial.

Braun Strowman def. Jaxson Ryker. Braun chases after Shane after the match but is attacked by Elias from behind. Shane joins in on the attack but Braun is able to push them off. Braun then grabs a mic and says that their match at Wrestlemania will be a Steel Cage match.

The Miz and John Morrison are in the ring for the Dirt Sheet and their premiere of their latest music video. They start talking about their music video and the Miz’s match with Bad Bunny. Miz says he doesn’t belong there and how disrespectful Bad Bunny has been. They continue to talk about Bad Bunny and then introduce their new music video. Miz and Morrison are proud of the video and Damian Priest and Bad Bunny come out. Priest says that he and Bunny enjoyed the video and give them props. Priest tells Miz that Bad Bunny will handle him at Wrestlemania and Bunny says the same in Spanish and Priest translates for Miz when he demands it. Miz and Morrison get out of the ring to confront Bad Bunny and Bunny floors Miz with a punch. Bunny and Priest then get rid of the Dirt Sheet set and stand tall in the ring.

Randy Orton is backstage and talks about the people he has faced in the past and how they do not compare to the Fiend. He says he had to do something to the Fiend and chose to burn him. He says that the Fiend is like no man and how he thought Alexa Bliss bringing him back was just a game. He says the match he had with Alexa was a trap and that she knew she could bring him back. He says he knows what to do now with the Fiend and plans on getting rid of him from his life once and for all.

Bobby Lashley def. Shelton Benjamin

AJ Styles and Omos are backstage when the New Day appears. They say they want to play a game with him and AJ says he has no interest because he has a match with Woods. Woods has a board and plugs various things on it while he flips the pages.

The New Day are in the ring and introduce everybody to their “Game Night” and introduce AJ Styles and Omos to the ring. New Day talk about their match at Wrestlemania and how it involves teamwork. AJ doesn’t like the idea but agrees so they can beat the New Day. The first game they play is charades. The New Day win at charades when Omos is not able to guess what AJ was pantomiming. The next game that is played is Pictionary. New Day win at Pictionary and Omos says they are not here to play games and they are there to win the Raw Tag Team Titles. Styles tells him he is capable of in their match tonight and AJ starts throwing things as Raw goes to commercial.

Xavier Woods def. AJ Styles by DQ when Omos puts his hands on Woods. Kofi tries to attack Omos but Omos catches him and presses him over the guardrail. Omos then gets in the ring and attacks Woods.

Alexa Bliss in her playground and she talks about jack in the boxes. She talks about how the history of the jack in the box and how Randy Orton burned the Fiend at TLC. She talks about how the Fiend was trapped in her Fiend in a box and that you cannot trap people forever. Alexa says that the Fiend is chomping at the bit to get at Randy and the Fiend will kill Randy at Wrestlemania.

Drew McIntyre is backstage and walks into the locker room to find out who is the one that will try and take him out. He says he is disappointed that nobody has taken up Lashley on his offer yet and how he would have done it when he was younger. Drew sees Braun and tells him he should be a multi-time WWE Champion by now. Braun tells him he has other plans at Wrestlemania and Drew grabs Humberto Carrillo and tells him to step up. Drew talks to Riddle about it and is then jumped by Angel Garza but makes quick work of him. Drew Gulak looks to step up but Drew makes quick work of him. Drew then walks up to Ricochet and Ricochet tells him that he is the fight he is looking for. Drew tells him that he respects that and will see him in the ring.

Naomi def. Shayna Baszler

Asuka is walking backstage and she bumps into Riddle. Asuka asks him if he is okay and he says he is a little sore but is fine. Riddle and Asuka talk about scooters and then Riddle leaves as Asuka continues to head towards the ring.

Adam Pearce is in the ring and he introduces Rhea Ripley and Asuka for the contract signing for their match at Wrestlemania. Ripley tells Pearce to refer Asuka at the “current” champion because she will take the title from her. Asuka laughs at her and Ripley continues to say she will win. They each sign the contract and Asuka says Ripley has not earned her confidence. Ripley then flips the table into Asuka’s face and they are interrupted by Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. They each talk about how they take issue with Rhea getting a title shot and they challenge Rhea and Asuka to a tag match next week. Rhea accepts the challenge on behalf of the two of them.

Ricochet is walking backstage and MVP walks up to him. MVP tells him he is glad he is thinking on the business side and Ricochet tells him he didn’t do that for them. He says he is doing that because he is doing it for him and that he knows he can beat Drew McIntyre.

Drew McIntyre def. Ricochet. McIntyre is attacked from behind by Mustafa Ali after the match but Drew fends him off by throwing him to the outside. McIntyre then yells at Ali to fight him as Raw goes to commercial.

Drew McIntyre def. Mustafa Ali. Drew gets on the mic after the match and calls out Bobby Lashley to the ring because he took care of everybody. Lashley’s music hits and he comes out as Raw goes to commercial.

Raw returns from commercial with Drew telling Lashley that he didn’t know MVP was behind him because he was focused on his matches. Drew tells him to be a man and take him out himself and Lashley reminds him of what he did to him at Elimination Chamber. Lashley tells him that this is his era and Drew tells him that he knows how dangerous he is. Drew tells Lashley he is afraid of him and the two come to blows. Drew clears Lashley from the ring but is jumped from behind by King Corbin. Drew fights him off but Corbin is still able to hit him with the Deep 6. Lashley then comes in and puts Drew in the Hurt Lock and throws him to the mat. Lashley puts Drew back in the Hurt Lock and then stands over him after letting him out of it. Lashley puts Drew in the Hurt Lock once more and then stands over him while holding the WWE Championship in the air.