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WWE Monday Night Raw Results January 16, 2023


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We jump right in to the entrance of the Usos and Solo Sikoa. The Usos take to the microphone and call out Kevin Owens over their interference in the main event match on SmackDown that he had with Sami Zayn. They also announce a future appreciation ceremony for Roman Reigns on Raw’s 30th Anniversary show next week. As they claim their supremacy over the WWE, The Judgement Day come out. Finn Balor thanks Dominick Mysterio for his help the Judgement Day getting a shot at the WWE Raw Tag Team Championships. Damien Priest asks the Usos why they have never challenged the Judgement Day before. Dominick Mysterio says it’s because they fear them. The Usos bite back, listing all of the teams they have overcome in their long reign. Solo Sikoa and Rhea Ripley have a stare down and Mysterio strikes him. Both teams collide, kicking and punching one another. As Solo corners Ripley Mustafa Ali comes flying off of the top rope and takes him down. We go to commercial break.  

Solo Sikoa defeats Mustafa Ali

Solo Sikoa is in the corner receiving chops from Mustafa Ali. Solo powers back and lands a Samoan Drop. Mustafa is left grounded by a series of chin locks and kicks, but comes back with a few quick dropkicks of his own. Solo Sikoa hits a large clothesline and gets a close two count. Mustafa Ali dives away from the corner when Solo leaps at him for a splash but is caught and knocked to the outside. The Usos begin to creep into the ring. Kevin Owens’ music hits and he storms the ring against them. In the melee, Mustafa Ali attempts a 450 Splash but misses and eats a Samoan Spike from Solo Sikoa. Solo covers him and gains the pinfall. Kevin Owens hits Solo with a Stunner and he’s out. Kevin continues to brawl with the Usos, spilling over into the ringside area. WWE officials eventually break them up. Kevin Owens continues to beckon them on to fight.

Bobby Lashley speaks on his spot in a six man elimination match for tonight’s main event. The winner will receive a WWE United States Championship match next week for the Raw 30th Anniversary show. Lashley says that these other men are not hoops for him to jump through, they are just victims. Dolph Ziggler, The Miz, Seth Rollins, Baron Corbin and Finn Balor are the other contestants in tonight’s main event match.

We are treated to another Cody Rhodes promo, further documenting his road to recovery from a triceps tear before last year’s Hell In A Cell event. The video ends with the announcement that Cody Rhodes will return at the Royal Rumble!

Elias is backstage. He says his comeback is his winning the Royal Rumble. MVP appears and says he knows the winner of the Rumble and it will not be Elias. He says that if Elias wants a piece of the “winner” he can tonight.

Street Profits defeat Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander

Angelo Dawkins and Shelton Benjamin start things off. Benjamin lands a spinning kick and a German Suplex. He tags in Cedric Alexander. Angelo Dawkins powers back and gets a tag to Montez Ford. Ford clears the ring of his opposition. As Montez reverses a suplex attempt off of the ring apron by Alexander, MVP is shown coming down the entrance ramp. We go to commercial break.

Returning from commercial Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin are maintaining a double team advantage on Montez Ford. He makes a quick leap towards his corner and get the tag to Angelo Dawkins. Dawkins clears the ring and makes a tag to Montez just as he hits a Splash on Alexander. Shelton Benjamin breaks up the pinfall. Angelo Dawkins lands a massive dive over the top rope onto both of his competitors. MVP provides a distraction to Dawkins and Cedric Alexander rolls him up. It is quickly reverse and Angelo Dawkins gets the pinfall. Street Profits win.

Becky Lynch calls out Bayley next!

Becky Lynch enters through the crowd and climbs into the ring. She calls out Bayley but refers to her as “Karen”. Bayley comes out and seems confused by the reference. She says it must all be a reaction to Becky losing to her recently. Becky says that Bayley peaked in 2015. Bayley says that Becky took her spot. Becky calls Bayley out for being a whiner whenever she is not the focal point. She says she wants to face Bayley next week in a steel cage match. Bayley accepts.

Returning from commercial break, Elias is in the ring. MVP comes out, microphone in hand. He says he will not be facing him tonight but rather Omos!

Omos defeats Elias

Elias charges Omos with strikes but he is quickly put down with a large big boot by Omos. The action spills to the outside where Elias jumps out of the way of a charge by Omos. Omos hits the steel ring post and Elias sets to run azt him but is stopped by MVP. Omos powers Elias into the ring. Elias attempts to come back but Omos lifts him high in the air and drops him. Omos covers him and scores the pinfall victory.

The Judgment Day defeats Alpha Academy

Dominick Mysterio and Damien Priest will represent the Judgement Day in this match. Chad Gable and Dominick Mysterio will start the match off. Chad Gable takes Dominick down with an arm drag and he tags in Damien Priest. Priest overpowers Chad Gable as he attempts and ankle lock. Gable hits a corkscrew and makes the tag to Otis. Otis slams Damien Priest down and tags Gable back in. Chad Gable goes for a knee strike and is sent over the top rope. We go to commercial break.

Returning from commercial break Damien Priest has Chad Gable down in the ring. Dominick calls for the tag while Damien has Chad Gable perched on the top turnbuckle. Gable gets Dominick off of the top rope and they are both down. They reach for the tag and Damien Priest and Otis are in. Otis hits his worm splash and makes the tag to Chad Gable. Priest tags Dominick and he is put into an ankle lock by Gable. While the referee is distracted Damien Priest chokeslams Chad Gable and Dominick covers for the pinfall. The Judgement Day wins.

Michin defeats Iyo Sky

Iyo Sky enters with her Damage Control partners. Michin has Candice LaRea by her side. Iyo Sky utilizes her speed early on and keeps Michin on the defensive. A Meteora knee strike in the corner gets Sky a close two count. Michin comes back with a combination of kicks and strikes. While Iyo Sky is distracted by LaRea and Dakota Kai outside of the ring Michin hits a kick and scores the pinfall. Michin wins.

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