It is the night after WrestleMania, Monday Night Raw comes live from the Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas. WWE have announced two matches for tonight’s show. The Uso’s vs The Dudley Boyz in a tables match and a WWE Tag Team Championship match with King Barrett and Sheamus taking on the New Day.
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Raw kicks off with a recap video from last night’s WrestleMania event. Vince McMahon comes to the stage, the entire crowd decide to sing along to Vince’s theme song. Vince shuts the crowd up by saying Shane had the same amount of chance of beating the Undertaker at WrestleMania. Triple H, Stephanie aren’t too happy after WrestleMania, but Vince is due to Undertaker pinning his own son Shane. He proclaims that Shane jumping off the Cell shows guts and stupidity. Shane comes to the bruise on his cheek is huge! Shane says he is the only man in the family and does things face to face. Shane says thank you and that he is going away. As Shane walks away Vince stops Shane, and gives Shane control of Raw tonight.
The New Day hits the ring to a huge reaction from the crowd. Xavier hilariously holds part of the Booty O’s box in the air.
WWE Tag Team Championship Match
The New Day vs League Of Nations
Big E is tagged in and hits Barrett with two belly-to-belly suplexes. Big E knocks Sheamus from the apron, then lands another belly-to-belly, and a big splash to Barrett. King Barrett gets back to his feet and runs at Big E, who moves and sends Barrett careening into Sheamus on the apron. Big E tags in Kofi and they hit their tag finish for the win.
Winners The New Day
Post match, Sheamus yells at the crowd angry at the loss. He says The League are world class atheletes and should be destroying everyone in WWE. Sheamus proclaims you are only good as your weak link, Brogue kicking Wade Barrett in the face. The Wyatt family come to the ring, with Bray hitting sister Abigail on Sheamus. The crowd thank the Wyatts.
Backstage Mr McMahon gets into his limo. Renee Young asks Mr McMahon why he is leaving, he says he can’t wait the ship sink but it is only temporary.
Summer Rae vs Sasha Banks
Summer is in ring and suggests if she was in charge of her team things would have been different. Sasha picks up the easy win with the Banks Statement on Summer.
Winner: Sasha Banks-
Apollo Crewes vs Tyler Breeze
Apollo Crewes is about to make his Raw debut. Didn’t expect to see him moved up so quickly, he faces former NXT star Tyler Breeze. Crews pics up Breeze and flattens him with the spinout powerbomb for the win.
Winner: Apollo Crewes
Roman Reigns comes out for his WWE World Heavyweight Championship inauguration, he says he is not the good guy or the bad guy. In fact he is the guy and asks anyone in the locker room to stake their claim. Chris Jericho comes to the ring and is also interrupted by Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn and AJ Styles all stating their claim for his championship. All four men brawl all over the ring.
Baron Corbin vs Dolph Ziggler
After winning the Andre The Giant memorial battle royal on his WWE debut, Baron Corbin comes to Raw to face Dolph Ziggler.
Winner – No Contest
Intercontinental championship – The Miz vs Zack Ryder (c)
Huge crowd reaction for Zack Ryder throughout the match. The Miz’s wife Maryase hops over the barracade and goes after Zacks dad. The Miz hit the skull crushing finale to capture the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
Winner: The Miz
In the words of The Miz… really? What was the point of Zack winning the title at Mania. Hopefully this leads to a rematch at Payback.
A promo is aired hyping the debut for the Vaudevillians on Smackdown. This is a good move, but their gimmick will fail massively.
Lita is in the ring surrounded by the womens locker room. She says she didn’t have many female role models growing up but the current roster has plenty of be proud of. She introduces the new WWE Womens Champion Charlotte to the ring.
Charlotte proclaims that she is the best female wrestler and has achieved more in less than a year on Raw compared to some divas. Most of the roster walks back to the locker room. Natalya confronts Charlotte saying she needs to leave her family heart at the door amd wrestle. Nattie applies the sharpshooter on the champion.
Renee Young is backstage with AJ Styles who says he didn’t come to WWE to have lose a WrestleMania match, then leave. A new era starts tonight, and it will be phenomenal.
Tables Match – The Dudleyz vs The Usos
The Usos place both Dudleyz onto tables in the ring. Both go up top to deliver a splash however both crash into the tables losing the match.
Winners: The Dudley Boyz
Sami Zayn is backstage speaking to Renee, Zayn says he is humbled to be in the WWE. Kevin Owens ambushes Zayn and powerbombs him through a table.
The Dudley Boyz are still in the ring when Enzo and Big Cass come down and talk trash to The Dudleyz. They exchange words. Pretty happy to see NXT tag division moving up to the main roster. Imagine the mic battles between New Day and Enzo and Big Cass.
Sami Zayn is not able to compete in the fatal fourway number one contenders match. Stephanie reveals that there will be a fourth competitor in the match.
Cesaro makes his return and is tue fourth man in the match.
Number one contenders Fatal four way match for the WWE Championship
AJ Styles vs Kevin Owens vs Chris Jericho vs Cesaro
A back and forward match, AJ walks into a codebraker only to reverse into the Styles clash and become number one contenders for Roman Reigns WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
Winner: AJ Styles
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