When people see ghosts, why aren’t they naked? Do clothes die and become ghosts too?
WWE Raw Results:
Drew McIntyre comes out to the ring to start Raw this week. Drew recalls how unique Wrestlemania was last year and how he is challenging for the WWE Championship again this year. Drew says that the match at Wrestlemania is happening despite what Bobby Lashley has tried to do to prevent it. McIntyre says that he is willing to sacrifice more than Lashley and lists examples as to why. Drew says he has been willing to sacrifice everything and that Lashley cannot beat him. MVP and Lashley make their way out and Lashley talks about how Drew is focusing on the past. Lashley recalls putting Drew in the Hurt Lock and how it felt to put him in it. They have a back and forth on what they can do to one another and MVP stops Lashley from getting in the ring with Drew. MVP hypes up what Lashley will do to Drew at Wrestlemania. Drew says he will run through Lashley and regain the WWE Championship. King Corbin then makes his way out and agrees with MVP that Drew may not make it to Wrestlemania. Corbin tells him that he will not make it to Wrestlemania and how he will beat him tonight.
The New Day are in Gorilla and Riddle walks up to them. He talks about how big Omos is and what he did last week. Kofi says they plan on retaining the tag titles and ask Riddle about Sheamus. He says how tough he is and what kind of opponent Mustafa Ali is for him tonight.
Xavier Woods def. AJ Styles
Braun Strowman comes out to the ring and cuts a promo inside a steel cage about how he will beat Shane McMahon at Wrestlemania. He says he is doing this for all the people that have been called “Stupid” and that Shane will pay. Shane then comes out and talks about how Braun was smart to choose the stipulation he did. He says that he will beat him at Wrestlemania by outsmarting him and then Elias and Jaxson Ryker come out for their match with Braun as Raw goes to commercial.
Braun Strowman def. Elias & Jaxson Ryker
The Miz and John Morrison are walking backstage and the Miz is interviewed about his match with Bad Bunny. They are asked why they are carrying paint buckets and say they are artists. They then walk up to Bad Bunny’s Bugatti and paint it with the red paint.
Raw returns from commercial and Bad Bunny is walking to his car. Bad Bunny is upset at seeing the paint on his car and is jumped from behind by Miz and Morrison. Miz and Morrison throw him over a car and they are then chased off by officials.
A video is played of Rhea Ripley working out backstage. She says she won’t divulge her strategy against Asuka but says they need to work together to beat Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. She says Asuka can get her revenge on her at Wrestlemania if she can.
Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax def. Asuka & Rhea Ripley
MVP is backstage and Cedric Alexander grabs him and slams him up against travel cases. Shelton Benjamin is there too and Cedric talks about how they were kicked out of the Hurt Business. He says he hopes he watches what he does tonight and Shelton tells him to stay away from the ring. MVP is then asked about Bobby Lashley’s status for his match and is not worried. He says that Shelton and Cedric are ungrateful and their success was due to him. Lashley then comes in and asks him what happened and says he will break Cedric in half as Raw goes to commercial.
Nia Jax, Shayna Baszler and Reginald are walking backstage and they are asked if they are confident they will retain at Wrestlemania. they say they are and then Lana and Naomi walk up. Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke then walk up and so do Natalya and Tamina and the Riott Squadd. Billie Kay then walks in with her resumé and the tag champions walk off because they do not have time for this.
Bobby Lashley def. Cedric Alexander. Shelton Benjamin attacks Lashley after the match when he doesn’t let go of the Hurt Lock immediately but Lashley fights him off. Lashley then puts Shelton in the Hurt Lock and throws him down next to the mat.
Bad Bunny and Damian Priest come out and Priest talks about how the Miz and John Morrison have continued to cross the line with Bunny. Priest then says the match with Bad Bunny and the Miz should become a tag match with Miz tagging with Morrison and Priest tagging with Bunny. Bunny then gets on the mic and says he came to WWE to follow his childhood dreams and how he recalls watching WWE as a child. He says how he made the song “Booker T.” because of his love for the man. He says he used to have love and respect for the Miz but lost all of that because of the Miz’s actions towards him. Bunny says he will show the Miz why he should respect him and he will take it to him at Wrestlemania. The Miz and John Morrison then appear on the tron and the Miz reiterates that Bad Bunny does not belong there. They say they will send him back to where he came from and accept the challenge to make it a tag match.
Mustafa Ali is walking backstage and Sheamus walks up to him. Ali talks about his match with Riddle and Sheamus tells him about Riddle and how much better he is. Riddle then comes flying by on his scooter and both Ali and Sheamus look at him as he goes by.
Riddle def. Mustafa Ali
Drew McIntyre is interviewed backstage about King Corbin coming after him. Drew understands why Corbin is doing it and gives him some props. He says that he will take care of Corbin tonight and get the WWE Championship back at Wrestlemania.
Drew McIntyre def. King Corbin. Bobby Lashley comes out and has a stare down from the entrance ramp with Drew McIntyre as Raw comes to a close.