– Last night’s episode of Monday Night RAW came to a close with Dean Ambrose retaining his Intercontinental Championship over Seth Rollins thanks to some help from Bobby Lashley. After the show went off-air, there was no dark match for the live crowd.
Initially, a bout was being advertised between John Cea, Elias, and Finn Balor vs. Drew McIntyre, Lashley, and Baron Corbin. WWE shared the following clip of Rollins retreating to the locker room after his match:
— WWE (@WWE) January 8, 2019
– Sasha Banks defeated Nia Jax to become the new No. 1-contender for Ronda Rousey’s RAW Women’s Championship at the Royal Rumble. She was interviewed by NXT interviewer Alicia Taylor after her victory, here’s what she had to say about her match-up with Rousey:
“I don’t plan on being prepared because I’m always ready,” Banks said. “I was born ready, I was born to do this, and I say that all the time. You know, I prove every single week that I am legit the boss around here, and I’m going to prove to Ronda Rousey why she thinks I’m the best in the world, because everybody already knows that I am.”
H/T Wrestling Inc. for the transcriptions