UPDATE: Following the May 25th Edition of RAW in Hartford, Connecticut, several more items for the show were announced including a segment to determine the individual in control of Monday Night RAW going forward.
With WWE Raw in London last night, WWE announced several matches for the upcoming Payback event taking place at the Alstate Arena in Rosemont, Illonis. The event takes place on the WWE Network on May 1st.
At the beginning of Raw, Shane McMahon announced that Kevin Owens will face his former best friend Sami Zayn, following the previous couple of weeks of attacks. During that same segment, Shane set Dean Ambrose vs. Chris Jericho, following Ambrose hijacking The Highlight Wheel.
Raw, also saw the semi-finals for the WWE Tag Team Tournament. Enso and Big Cass will face fellow NXT stars the VaudeVillians in the finals of the tournament. The winners face The New Day.
Following Ric Flairs assistance after tapping out to Nattie. Charlotte will defend her Women’s championship against Natlaya at Payback. Bret Hart will be ringside to even out the score. On the April 25th edition of RAW, Stephanie McMahon made her return to the WWE after several weeks in exile to confront her brother, Shane McMahon where their father revealed that he will make the decision about the future of RAW at Payback.
Confirmed Payback 2016 Matches
WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Roman Reigns (c) vs AJ Styles
WWE Intercontinental Championship
The Miz vs Cesaro
WWE Women’s Championship
Charlotte (c) (w/ Ric Flair) vs. Natalya (w/ Bret Hart)
Chris Jericho vs Dean Ambrose
Kevin Owens vs Sami Zayn
Baron Corbin vs. Dolph Ziggler
Number One Contender for the WWE Tag Team Championship
The Vaudevillains vs Enzo and Cassidy
Plus Vince McMahon will announce who will gain control of RAW!
Pre-Show: WWE United States Championship
Kalisto (c) vs. Ryback