Returning from commercial DeGeneration X members Shawn Michaels, Triple H, Road Dog, and X Pac are entering the ring with Kurt Angle in toe. Road Dog turns to Kurt Angle and asks him why he is there. He says he always wanted to be a member of DX. Kurt removes his shirt to reveal a DX shirt underneath it. Just then Imperium’s music plays and they come down to the ring. Ludwig Kaiser says shame on all of them for their profanity. Gunther says they came to kick DX out of their ring unless any of them wanted to do something about it. They all exchange excuses about being too old to fight them. Triple H says he wishes there was someone who would come out and want to fight Imperium. Just then Seth Rollins’ music hits and he comes down to the ring to the singing of the crowd. X Pac points out that there is only one Seth and three members in Imperium. He says if only there was a team that wanted to help Seth Rollins even the score. Street Profits answer the call and come down to the ring. Teddy Long appears as well and says that Imperium shall face Seth Rollins and Street Profits in a six man tag team match. Shawn Michaels says that a special referee should be chosen. Kurt Angle interrupts and removes his DX shirt to reveal a referee’s shirt beneath it. The competitors take to their corners and we go to commercial break.
Seth Rollins and Street Profits defeat Imperium featuring Special Referee: Kurt Angle
Returning from the commercial break Seth Rollins and Giovanni Vinci are in the ring to begin the match. Seth Rollins holds the advantage over Vinci and makes a tag to Montez Ford. Vinci puts Ford down with a hard clothesline and makes a tag to Ludwig Kaiser. Montez ford chops at Ludwig Kaiser and tags in Angelo Dawkins. Angelo and Ludwig knock one another down and they both reach for the tag. Gunther enters for Imperium and Dawkins makes his tag to Seth Rollins. Seth Rollins is caught in mid air with a heavy chop and then slammed to the mat. We go to a picture in picture break.
Returning from the picture in picture break Seth Rollins is battle out of a headlock from Ludwig Kaiser. Seth battles off Giovanni Vinci to make a tag to Montez Ford. Ford goes on a chopping spree and locks in an ankle lock. Gunther breaks it up with a heavy chop across the chest. Gunther shoves referee Kurt Angle who shoves him right back. Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins both go soaring over the top rope on to Kaiser and Vinci. Seth Rollins attempts to take advantage but Gunther catches him in a quick powerbomb. It is only good for a two count. Rollins battles back and lands an Angle Slam on Gunther. Seth Rollins tags in Montez Ford while Gunther makes it to Ludwig Kaiser. Kaiser suffers back to back Frog Splashes from Ford and Dawkins. Seth Rollins hits a Pedigree on Gunther. Montez Ford hits another splash on Vinci and then tags in Seth. Rollins hits a stomp and covers for the pin. Kurt Angle counts to three and they win.
Bobby Lashley is interviewed back stage about his main event match later tonight. He says he is looking forward to the no disqualification stipulation being added to the match. MVP approaches him and offers his help in the match. Bobby says he is all set and wants to handle his own business.
Ric Flair comes out to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Raw and to introduce his daughter, Charlotte Flair. Charlotte says that Raw is where women’s wrestling began its revolution. It is also where she began her journey to 14 WWE Women’s Championships. She says that even though she is the SmackDown Women’s champion, Raw will always be her home. Bianca Belair’s music hits and she comes to the ring. Bianca says that Charlotte doesn’t belong here anymore because Raw is Bianca’s now. Sonya DeVille comes out now and asks Flair if it was worth dragging her father out just to introduce her. Sonya asks about all of the talent who get over looked each week. She asks where her recognition is. Charlotte interjects and says raw is Bianca’s show so she can get a piece of Sonya if she wants. We go to commercial break.
Bianca Belair defeats Sonya DeVille
Bianca Belair and Sonya DeVille lock up, exchanging waist locks and headlock combinations. Bianca puts Sonya down with a high drop kick and then squashes her into the ring corner. Sonya grabs at Bianca’s hair and brings her down to the mat. She follows up with punches in the ring corner. Bianca flips over Sonya from the top rope and hits a moon sault body drop for a close two count. DeVille rolls to the outside where she blocks a jump from Bianca and sends her into the barricade. We go to commercial break.
Returning from commercial break Bianca Belair is slamming Sonya DeVille down in a vertical suplex. She attempts another moon sault but Sonya throws up her knees to block it. Sonya tries to keep Bianca down but she maneuvers out of a headlock and puts DeVille into the KOD. Bianca covers and gets the pinfall victory. Bianca grabs the microphone and says that this was just a preview to her match with Alexa Bliss at the Royal Rumble this Saturday. Alexa is on screen and she says that she doesn’t need anyone for her to rip Bianca apart with her bare hands.
The Miz is in the ring and he asks where is all of his appreciation? He is still on his rant when Kevin Owens comes out of nowhere and stuns him. Kevin takes to the microphone and tells Roman Reigns that he may not have found Sami guilty, but he is guilty of holding the WWE Universal Championship hostage for over two years. Kevin says he will do everything in his power to change that at the Royal Rumble.
WWE United States Championship: Austin Theory defeats Bobby Lashley
Bobby Lashley and Austin theory tie up at the bell. Theory is quickly overpowered and Lashley sends him to the outside with a clothesline. Bobby tosses Austin Theory into the barricade and then rams Theory’s head into the steel ring post. We go to a picture in picture break.
Returning from the commercial Bobby Lashley is slamming Austin Theory down in a front slam. Austin blinds Bobby Lashley and trips him up in the ropes. He climbs out of the ring to retrieve a steel chair. Lashley takes a shot to the back but quickly battles back with some punches. Theory on the outside, hits back and grabs a table from underneath the ring. He slides it into the ring but finds himself in a Hurt Lock. Austin Theory wiggles out but Lashley sends him into a chair that’s been braced in the ring corner. Lashley sets up the table but Austin blinds him with a fire extinguisher. We go to another picture in picture break.
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