WWE Monday Night RAW Results 30/01/17 – The Day After…
Things certainly took an interesting turn over the Royal Rumble 2017 weekend. Following the events of RAW last week, Seth Rollins invaded NXT TakeOver to get to Triple H only to be banned from the Royal Rumble event itself. What will happen when Seth comes face-to-face with Stephanie on RAW over his actions? And what is next for Brock Lesnar – twice now he has being humiliated by Goldberg? What now for the Beast? And what is next for Roman Reigns after his loss to Kevin Owens – does he have retribution plans or does he need to watch his back for someone else? This weeks edition of WWE RAW comes from the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas. Here is this weeks RAW Results 30/01/17…
— The show opened with Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho. Owens thanked Jericho for giving him the support he needed to make it through the Universal Championship Match. Their lovefest was interrupted by Braun Strowman, who explains that he attacked Roman Reigns during the match both because he hates Reigns, and to get the title match promised him. Mick Foley then came out to make the match.
1. Sami Zayn defeated Chris Jericho.
2. Tony Nese defeated Mustafa Ali.
— Seth Rollins appeared in the ring to call out Triple H and Stephanie. Stephanie came to the ring and tried to calm Rollins down, but Rollins went on a diatribe about the Authority. Steph got angry and told Rollins that Triple H was on his was to RAW, with Rollins in his sights.
3. Cesaro, Sheamus, and Bayley defeated Charlotte Flair, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. p
— Neville told the crowd that he’s the King of the Cruiserweights, and they’re there to witness his coronation. Rich Swann interrupted, saying that the fight he’s in against the WWE Universe is all in Neville’s head, and that he respects him. After reaching out to shake his hand, Neville tells Swann that he has to bend a knee to him instead. Swann tried to leave, but Neville attacked and chased him off.
4. Universal Title Match: Braun Strowman defeated Kevin Owens (c) via DQ. Before the match start, Strowman put Chris Jericho through the announce table. Roman Reigns came out, causing the disqualification with a Superman Punch. After the bell, Reigns speared Strowman, then Owens for good measure.
— Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman came out to address Goldberg. After running down a list of people who have been destroyed by Brock, Heyman insisted that the “Yeah, but Goldberg…” sentiment be killed. Heyman then officially challenged Goldberg to a match against Lesnar at WrestleMania,
5. Nia Jax defeated Sasha Banks via referee stoppage.Jax ragdolled Sasha, repeatedly swinging her injured leg into the ring post. The match was called after Jax locked her into a brutal submission, but she refused to let Sasha out after the bell rang. Bayley came out for the save.
6. Tornado Tag Match: Enzo and Big Cass defeated Rusev and Jinder Mahal.
— Triple H explained how he made Seth Rollins a star, but as soon as he felt the pressure of being a world champion he crumbled. He said that he doesn’t need to apologize to Rollins, Rollins needs to apologize to him. He’s done trying to hold back from being the guy who injures people, then menacingly took off his jacket and tie and called Rollins out to the ring and meet his destroyer. Before he can make it to the ring, Rollins is jumped from behind by Samoa Joe. Joe hit Rollins with multiple sentons as Triple H walked away, before choking him out with a Coquina Clutch to end the show.
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