Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw.
We are in Los Angeles, California and your announcers are Michael Cole, Renee Young, and Corey Graves.
We begin with Elias in the ring.
Elias says he was talking to his friend Anthony Davis and he asked Anthony why would he move to LA. Anthony said that he was garbage and so was Los Angeles. Anthony said that he wanted to be around the most toxic people. Elias says he was invited here by Baron Corbin. Elias takes off his frock and shows a referee’s shirt and he says that he was named the guest referee on Sunday.
Seth Rollins hits Elias in the back with a chair and then he does it more times.
Seth takes the mic and he says after everything he has been through with Brock Lesnar, he is done playing games. Baron Corbin needs to find a referee before Sunday. Seth says this is your first and last warning if you agree to be the referee. It does not matter what Baron promises you, this is what you get on the other side and Seth holds up the chair.
Miz makes his way to the ring and he gives Elias a Skull Crushing Finale. Bobby Lashley comes to the ring and hits Elias with a spear. Cesaro makes his way to the ring and he gives Elias the Giant Swing. Ricochet makes his way to the ring and he gives Elias a facebuster. Braun Storman makes his way to the ring and Strowman stands over Elias and picks him up for a running power slam.
Match Number One: The Miz versus Bobby Lashley versus Cesaro versus Ricochet versus Braun Strowman in a Number One Contender Match for the US Title
Strowman drop kicks Lashley and Cesaro as the bell rings and Strowman grabs them by the throat and sends them over the top rope to the floo. Miz with a sleeper but Ricochet runs into a shoulder from Strowman. Strowman with a biel to Miz and he knocks Lashley off the apron. Cesaro with a European uppercut followed by the Alpamare Water Slide. Strowman escapes a Neutralizer and Strowman catches Cesaro on a springboard move.
Strowman with a power slam to Lashley onto Cesaro and Cesaro is pinned.
Strowman with a boot to Miz but Lashley with a Flatliner to Strowman. Lashley sets for a suplex and hits it.
Strowman with a power slam to Lashley to eliminate him.
Bobby Lashley Eliminated
Strowman goes to the floor and hits a running shoulder tackle on Miz and then he does the same to Ricochet. Strowman with another one to Miz as he runs past Joe at ringside. Lashley and Cesaro attack Strowman and Cesaro with a Gotch Style Neutralizer to Strowman. Ricochet with a 630 Splash to eliminate Strowman with help from Lashley and Cesaro.
Braun Strowman Eliminated
Strowman sends Ricochet over the top rope onto Lashley. Strowman sends Lashley into the ringside barrier and Strowman runs up the ramp and sends Cesaro into the wall.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Ricochet with a rana. Miz pulls Ricochet off the apron and misses a baseball slide. Ricochet with a plancha. Ricochet goes up top and misses a 630 splash and rolls through. Miz runs into boots and Ricochet with a kick to Miz. Ricochet goes for a springboard clothesline but Miz blocks it and goes for the Skull Crushing Finale but Ricochet with a rollup. Miz with a DDT for a near fall. Miz with kicks to Ricochet and then he misses a round kick but Miz with a boot to the chest. Ricochet wtih a drop kick and he misses an enzuigiri. Miz with a kick to the leg, but Ricochet with a rollup for a near fall.
Ricochet with an enzuigiri and he goes for a rolling drop kick but Miz catches him and applies a figure four leg lock. Miz adds more pressure and gets a near fall. Ricochet rolls over and reverses the hold. Miz rolls back over and Ricochet gets to the ropes to force a release of the hold. Miz goes for the figure four again but Ricochet with an inside cradle for a near fall. Miz is sent to the apron. Miz goes for a springboard move and Ricochet with a Codebreaker. Ricochet goes up top and hits the 630 splash for the three count.
After the match, Joe attacks Ricochet from behind and Joe charges at Ricochet but Ricochet drops down and Joe goes over the top rope and Ricochet with a plancha onto Joe.
Daniel Bryan and Erick Rowan make their way into the arena.
We also see Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch walking in the back.
We go to commercial.
Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch makes her way to the ring.
Becky wants Lacey Evans to come out and she mentions that she keeps hearing Lacey droning on and on. Becky says the next time that you get within striking distance, you will get what you deserve. You talk about doing what it takes to get ahead and curry favor. Why doesn’t she kick your ass all over Los Angeles.
Lacey Evans’ music plays and she makes her way to the stage.
Lacey says nobody cares. Lacey says that Becky does not understand her.
Becky says she knows that Lacey would rather talk as slow as possible and not come to the ring.
You see a talk drink of water in a classy hat and under this flawless image is a tough as nails woman who has been through things The Man cannot comprehend.
Becky asks if Lacey is here to play on the heartstrings.
Lacey says her life deserves a movie. She is not just a lady, she is a United States Marine. She can do boot camp in the morning and run a cotillion at night. That is what the women’s division deserves.
Becky asks why does Lacey do what she does based on her past. Becky says Lacey is nothing but a piling heap of trash.
Lacey says this is what the WWE needs. They need a classy lady to set the standard as champion, not a nasty like you. You are beatable. Lacey reminds Becky that she already helped her lose a title.
Lacey takes her time entering the ring and Becky gives Lacey and Exploder.
Se see security in the back and we see The Revival walking in the back. They see Shane’s door and they enter. Shane McMahon and Drew McIntyre are already in there and they drink some champagne.