WWE Raw begins with a recap of Triple H attacking Roman Reigns last week. Out comes Triple H. He is interrupted by Dean Ambrose. Ambrose challenges Triple H for the WWE Championship. Triple H says he’ll have an answer by the end of the night. He then tells Ambrose he has to fight Alberto Del Rio and the League Of Nations will be at ringside.
Number One Contender’s Match for the Divas Championship is up next:
Sasha Banks vs Becky Lynch.
Charlotte comes out to ringside alongside Ric Flair. Becky is out first. Out comes Sasha next. The crowd is divided for both Divas. They go back and forth. Sasha Banks goes for a power bomb off the corner. Both Divas go down. The ref counts to 3 as both Divas shoulders are down. The ref says that all 4 shoulders were down for the pinfall as a result his match is a draw.
Wyatt Family promo before the commercial break.
Dolph Ziggler vs. The Miz up next:
The Miz beats Dolph Ziggler with a quick school boy. This rivalry looks to be for who will be the next #1 Contender for the Intercontinental Championship.
Recap of the return of Shane McMahon last week is shown.
Stephanie McMahon is out next looking to accept her award again. The crowd chants for Shane. She says Shane is not here tonight. She cuts her own pipe bomb saying that Shane was never there. That he betrayed his whole family and that The Undertaker will demolish him at Wrestlemania. She stands tall holding her award.
The Lucha Dragons vs The League of Nations:
Sin Cara and Kalisto are fighting against Rusev and Sheamus. The Lucha Dragons get a lot of offense during this match. But the LON are too dominant. Del Rio causes the distraction and Rusev gets the win. Del Rio attacks Kalisto after the match.
Natalya & Rene Young cut a promo for subway.
Ryback vs Adam Rose:
The Social Outcasts are at ringside. The crowd cheers “Goldberg” for most of the match. Ryback dominates all of the match. He gets the win and walks to the back immediately.
Recap of Dean Ambrose challenging Brock Lesnar to a match at Wrestlemania last week.
The New Day vs AJ Styles & Chris Jericho.
They recap Kofi Kingston kicking Chris Jericho in the face last week on Smackdown. Jericho says he took one for the team. He wants to become Tag Team Champions with AJ Styles. Kofi and Big E will fight for the New Day. Looks like they are going with the name “Y2AJ”. The match goes back and forth. Finally, Jericho puts Kofi in the walls of Jericho and Kofi taps. After the match, Y2AJ challenges the New Day for a tag team championship match next week on RAW.
Vince McMahon comes out the ring next. He says he loves Shane. He loves him enough that he will teach him a lesson with his “Instrument of Destruction” The Undertaker. The lights go out and here comes the Undertaker. The Deadman puts his hands on Vince and tells him “The blood of his son will be on Vince’s hands, not on his”. Undertaker leaves the ring. Vince ends the segment by saying that after Wrestlemania, Shane will no longer be his son in his heart.
Jey Uso vs Bubba Ray Dudley.
Jimmy Uso and Devon are both ringside. Devon pulls out a table and distracts Jey. Jimmy tries to help his brother but Devon hits him with the table. Bubba Ray hits The Bubba Bomb and gets the victory.
Goldust and R-Truth segment. Goldust is still trying to convince Truth to be his tag team partner. Truth ain’t having it. He tells Goldust he’s tired of him and is done. Goldust walks off sad.
Kevin Owens vs Big Show.
Big Show gets a lot of offense in this match. Kevin Owens goes to the top rope. Big shows recovers and tries to go for a chokeslam. He then throws Owens to the ropes. Owens lands on the top rope and falls to the outside of the ring. He can’t recover and loses via count out.
Brie Bella gets interviewed by Rene Young. She gets asked about Daniel Bryan and Nikki. She says they’re both doing great. Continues but gets interrupted by Lana. She cuts a promo saying her marriage will end unlike hers with Rusev. Brie gets the last word and walks away.
Naomi vs Brie Bella.
The match goes back and forth. Tamina interferes a lot. Finally Naomi makes Brie tap. Lana comes out and stands in the entrance way. Stares Brie down as we go to commercial break.
The Fabulous Freebirds are announced as the next Hall Of Fame inductees.
Sasha and Becky argue in the back as to who won the match earlier. Charlotte says they get one more chance this Thursday on Smackdown. The Winner faces Charlotte at Wrestlemania for the Divas Championship.
Main Event: Dean Ambrose vs Alberto Del Rio
The League Of Nations are at ringside. Del Rio controls most of the match. Ambrose is still hurt from the beatdown from Brock Lesnar last week. Del Rio beats up Dean on the outside of the ring. Ambrose finally makes a comeback and takes out the whole League of Nations. Triple H music hits and out comes the champ. He walks toward the ring and distracts Ambrose. The LON attack Dean again. Triple H shakes their hand as they leave the ring. Triple H tells Dean he will never beat The Authority. Ambrose slaps him and Triple H counters with a pedigree. He tells Ambrose he’s got his Championship match and leaves. Ambrose mocks The Champ by saying Thanks. Triple H returns to the ring and beats Ambrose up. He tosses him to the outside and proceeds to attack Ambrose some more. Officials are out and try to stop The Champ. Triple H finally stops and heads to the back as the show ends.
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