I wish I could take back all those times I didn’t want to nap when I was younger.
WWE Raw Results:
MVP is with Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville when they discuss who Bobby Lashley will face tonight. They will decide it via a coin flip and Drew McIntyre and Braun Strowman come in to give their thoughts on how they will beat Lashley. Braun wins the coin toss on will face Lashley tonight. MVP tells Braun that Lashley will take care of him tonight and Braun would like to see him try.
AJ Styles and Omos make their way out to the ring and AJ brags about winning the titles at Wrestlemania. AJ talks about how everybody missed them and that they have been partying since they won the titles. AJ then mentions that he is a grand slam champion and the New Day then come out. Woods and Kofi poke fun about AJ and Omos not showing up after their win. Kofi talks about how they became 11-time champions and that they can do that again. Kofi then recalls when he won the WWE Championship at Wrestlemania and how he didn’t take time off. They trade more jabs before Raw goes to commercial.
Omos & AJ Styles def. The New Day to retain the Raw Tag Team Titles
Sonya Deville is seen finishing a conversation with Charlotte Flair when Adam Pearce walks in. Pearce questions Sonya’s intentions and they have a stare down.
A vignette for Eva Marie’s return is aired.
MVP and Bobby Lashley are interviewed backstage and MVP talks about Braun Strowman’s inclusion to the title match at Wrestlemania Backlash. MVP also talks about Lashley’s match with Strowman tonight and gives Strowman and McIntyre props. Lashley then speaks and says he is better than both Strowman and McIntyre.
New Day are backstage getting ice placed on them and Elias is with Jaxson Ryker and they are planning on throwing tomatoes at them. They do so but do not notice that Randy Orton was there and he is the one hit. Riddle then rides by as Orton is seething.
Charlotte Flair def. Dana Brooke. Mandy Rose attacks Charlotte after the match when Charlotte does not release the hold right away. Sonya Deville then makes her way out to the ring after as Raw goes to commercial.
Sonya Deville is in the ring with Charlotte Flair as Raw comes back from commercial and says that Charlotte is prepared to make a proposal. Charlotte says she takes issue with Asuka and Rhea Ripley having another match again and how she has beaten Asuka and Rhea in the past. Charlotte talks about how she is the biggest star in the division and how she gave Sonya the opportunity to be an authority figure. Sonya says that it would be fair to add her to the match and then Rhea Ripley comes out. Rhea says that nobody likes her and that is why she shouldn’t be added to the match. Rhea says she knows she can beat Asuka because she has done so already and then Asuka comes out. Asuka mocks Charlotte whining and that she can beat Rhea. Asuka is ready to become champion again and Charlotte says that she is better than them because she can handle curveballs and she plans on winning at Wrestlemania Backlash. Charlotte attacks Rhea but Asuka then takes out Charlotte and stands tall in the ring.
Humberto Carrillo is interviewed backstage about his recent interactions with Sheamus. Carrillo talks about Sheamus being a bully and that he will answer his challenge as long as he issues it. Sheamus attacks Carrillo from behind and tells him he won’t be in any condition to accept his challenge.
Sonya Deville is walking backstage and Adam Pearce walks up to her to ask her why she made the decision to add Charlotte to the match. Pearce says they should have talked about it and Sonya apologizes and agrees.
The Miz and John Morrison are in the ring and they talk about how they were pelted by tomatoes last week by the New Day and Damian Priest. The Miz talks about his accomplishments and how they stack up to any of the other legends in WWE. They talk about respect and how Morrison will beat respect into Damian Priest.
Damian Priest def. John Morrison
Adam Pearce is in his office with Mansoor and he signs a contract to be on Raw. Sheamus walks in and makes fun of Mansoor being an intern for Pearce. Mansoor says he is on Raw now and Sheamus pokes fun at him. Sheamus then pitches that Mansoor should accept his challenge and Mansoor tells Pearce he didn’t expect this to happen so quick and Pearce tells him that is how things go.
MVP is interviewed backstage and he talks about Lashley’s match with Braun Strowman tonight. He talks about what Lashley is going to do to Braun tonight.
Lucha House Party def. Cedric Alexander & Shelton Benjamin. Cedric gets on the mic after the match and unloads on Shelton for being the weak link. Cedric says they are done as a team and leaves.
Angel Garza is walking backstage and Drew Gulak calls out to him. Gulak makes fun of Garza not being able to get a lady or win in the ring and challenges him to a match. Garza accepts and says he will beat him tonight.
Shelton Benjamin is walking backstage and he is interviewed about what Cedric Alexander had to say. He says he has survived in this business because he knows what it takes and he was the one that saw something in Cedric in the Hurt Business. He says that he will continue to survive while Cedric will fizzle out like other promising young talents have in the past.
Angel Garza def. Drew Gulak
Riddle is riding his scooter backstage and bumps into the Viking Raiders. He asks them if they like either the Vikings or the Raiders and they explain their tag name and what it means. Riddle then finds Randy Orton and asks him what is up with him. Orton just stares at him and Riddle says he knows it is time to get serious and brags about them being undefeated. Orton points out how they have only won one match and Orton says they should go out and win another one.
Riddle & Randy Orton def. Elias & Jaxson Ryker
Drew McIntyre is interviewed backstage and he gives his thoughts on the Strowman/Lashley match. He says he doesn’t care as long as they beat each other up. He then talks about Mace and T-Bar and how they were stupid to keep the names when they lost the masks. Drew talks about how he will win back the WWE Championship and then Braun Strowman walks in to say he will win the WWE Championship because he belongs. Drew tells him he needs to make it through tonight first.
Sheamus def. Mansoor by DQ to retain the US Championship when Humberto Carrillo attacks Sheamus during the match. Humberto continues his attack but eats a Brogue Kick in the ring. Sheamus then gives one to Mansoor and stands tall with the title in the ring.
Alexa Bliss is in her Playground and she talks about Lily. She says her favorite color is red and that trouble follows her wherever she goes. She says that someone has caught her eye but it is a secret as to who. She says that they should not blame her for what happens next and sings a song about Lily making her do something.
Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler def. Lana & Naomi to retain the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles
MVP is in Gorilla with Bobby Lashley and he talks about how Lashley is dominant and there is only room for one dominant force and that is Lashley.
Bobby Lashley def. Braun Strowman. Drew McIntyre hits Lashley and Strowman with a Claymore after the match.