Welcome to a special edition of Monday Night RAW, as we have our RAW Reunion edition!
We kick things off with John Cena. He tells us that this is home and that legends such as Stone Cold, Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan will be here tonight. He ads that all he needed to do was come to the RAW reunion so that we would be nice to him. Cena tells us he is as excited to be here as he was in day one. Out comes The Usos.
The Usos request that Cena bring back the Doctor of Thuganomics, and they do not know who the current John Cena is. Jey says that Cena is the now the cat that left us for the movie business. Cena then starts to rap and mocks The Usos’ arrest history. Cena then says he has to go, but The Usos then bring out Rikishi. Rikishi then tells Cena to turn around and get back in the ring. He tells Cena he can’t let him leave “Fast and Furious” without busting some dance moves. Cena, Rikishi and The Usos are about to dance before they are interrupted by The Revival and D-Von Dudley.
The Usos vs. The Revival is announced. We cut backstage to Jimmy Hart and Hulk Hogan and then cut to commercial.
We come back from commercial and Booker T comes out.
The Usos vs. The Revival
Jimmy starts with a series of back body drops before tagging in Jey. A shoulder block gets a 2 count. A big right to Dash Wilder on the outside leads to Jey being distracted into a slingshot to the ropes. Dash covers for 2. Dash sends Jey right into a knee from Dawson. Dawson hits a big back body drop and steals the bandana as a taunt. A knife edge chop to Jey leads to another double team and Dash tags back in. Jey gets distracted as he tries to hit a top rope move but Dash shoves him to the barricade in the outside as we cut to commercial.
We come back from commercial and Dash has Jey in a headlock. Scott tags in and tries to take advantage but get sent to the corner, allowing Jey to get a tag to Jimmy. Jimmy hits a Samoan Drop on Dash, hits a kick from the outside and hits a crossbody on Scott, leaving Dash to cradle him for 2. Jimmy misses a splash and gets German Suplexed by Dash and gets 2 after a save by Jey. D-Von Dudley looks on the outside and Rikishi stares him down. Scott tells Rikshi not to touch him and gets distracted as Jimmy superkicks Scott from behind and hits the Splash for a 3 count.
Winners by pinfall: The Usos
A Moment of Bliss with Becky Lynch and a MizTV segment with Seth Rollins is announced. Seth Rollins vs. United States Champion AJ Styles is also announced for later tonight. We cut backstage to a segment with Alicia Fox, Torrie Wilson, Kaitlyn and Santino Marella. They laugh it up before being interrupted by Drew McIntyre. He scoffs and says “Legends?”. Drew McIntyre vs. Cedric Alexander is next.
We’re back from commercial and we cut to a backstage interview with R-Truth and Carmella. We get a clip playing Truth’s appearance at San Diego Comic Con and a segment he had with The Hurrircane. Truth almost gets pinned by Hurricane and Drake Maverick before leaving. Maverick’s wife appears, leading to a distraction and allowing Maverick to pin Truth to become 24/7 Champion. We cut to The Godfather dancing with Charly.
Cedric Alexander vs. Drew McIntyre
Drew goes right after Cedric before the match starts and hits a boot to the face. Drew goes after Cedric but gets out the way and hits a kick to the face. He then gets a moonsault onto Drew on the outside. Drew then launches Cedric to the ring post and hits some rights. Drew then hits an Alabama Slam, sending Cedric face-first into the apron. The match does not start. We cut to The Viking Raiders waiting backstage.
Drake Maverick is looking to escape, but then he sees a bunch of worms, which leads to The Boogeyman. Pat Patterson then notices Maverick down and pins him to become 24/7 Champion. Christian then appears on commentary and Lillian Garcia is in the ring.
The Viking Raiders vs. Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder
The Raiders start with a double team and quickly take out Zack. A clothesline to Hawkins and a corner splash to Hawkins has him down. Suicide dive by Ivar takes both Hawkins and Ryder out. The Viking Experience connects on Hawkins and The Viking Raiders picks up the easy victory.
Winners: The Viking Raiders
We cut backstage to a segment with Maria and Mike Kanellis. Maria tells Mike that he needs to be rubbing lotion on her belly so that she doesn’t get stretch marks. Mike introduces Maria to Eric Bischoff. After Maria tells Mike off, Ron Simmons comes in and says DAMN! We see Samoa Joe walking backstage before cutting to commercial.
Back from commercial, we see The Club talking backstage, and they say that people are trying to steal their spotlight at the RAW reunion. AJ Styles says they need to make a statement and prove that they are the most dominant group in WWE.
Back from commercial and we see Kelly Kelly become the 24/7 Champion.
Out comes Samoa Joe and he says that shows like RAW Reunion are a plague in WWE because they are a play to nostalgia. He sees that we can be seeing him destroying superstars, but instead we have Rikishi pandering to us with dancing.
Reigns comes out, defends his family and prepares to physically challenge Joe. Joe cheapshots Reigns. and sends him into the barrier. Joe with strikes and a headbutt as he continues to dominate Reigns around the ringside area and back into the ring. Joe knocks Reigns out of the ring with a headbutt but Reigns comes back with a Superman punch.
Reigns stands tall in the ring as Joe looks on from the floor and Roman says that not all Samoans are cowards. Reigns challenges Joe to a match and Joe accepts.
Samoa Joe vs. Roman Reigns
Joe dominates early for a couple of minutes, focusing his offense on Reigns’ arm and shoulder. He sends Roman out hard on the outside before he could build any momentum.
They bring it back in and Joe sends Reigns to the floor again. Joe runs and leaps out but Reigns is nowhere to be found. Reigns levels Joe and brings him back in the ring. Reigns with a big right hand off the ropes as fans start to rally for him. Reigns unloads in the corner with clotheslines as fans count along with him. Reigns drops Joe with a kick to the face. Fans pop for Reigns as he stands tall. Reigns goes for a Superman Punch but Joe catches him with an inverted Atomic Drop, a kick to the face and a senton in the middle of the ring for a close 2 count. Joe is surprised.