WWE Monday Night RAW Live Results, Your Feedback And Viewing Party

Welcome to our WrestlingINC.com Live WWE RAW Viewing Party. Tonight’s show comes from the Yuengling Center in Tampa, Florida.

– Tonight’s WWE RAW opens on the USA Network with a tribute video for Memorial Day. We’re live from the WWE ThunderDome at the Yuengling Center in Tampa, Florida as pyro goes off. Corey Graves welcomes us. He’s joined at ringside by Byron Saxton and newcomer Jimmy Smith. Graves introduces Smith and welcomes him. Smith says he’s excited to be here and his job is to honor the fans, the Superstars, and have some fun. They hype tonight’s show with a look back at last week and what led to tonight’s Kofi Kingston vs. Drew McIntyre match. Graves hypes the main event, which will see Elias and Jaxson Ryker challenge RAW Tag Team Champions Omos and AJ Styles. We see what happened last week to set up Reginald vs. Shayna Baszler for tonight.

– We go right to the ring as Mike Rome introduces The Miz and John Morrison for another must see edition of MizTV. They’re already in the ring and fans are booing some.

Miz gives himself a big welcome back intro, for his first appearance since losing to Damian Priest in the Zombies Lumberjack Match at WrestleMania Backlash. Miz apologies for that match and says, that match… that match… he shakes his head, that match… he was injured. For the first time in his illustrious career, he was injured. This goes with the previous report on the ACL tear. Morrison shows off the Drip Stick he’s brought, which is a pool water toy. Miz says while gone he’s had an epiphany, and that was that he had to get back to RAW because the show is going back on the road soon, and he knew everyone wants to see him live in person. The other part of his epiphany is how he realized he’s accomplished so much in his career, that he has to give back. Like helping Morrison or his guest tonight. He goes on and introduces Charlotte Flair. Out she comes to boos.

Flair heads to the ring as the announcers hype her match against RAW Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley at Hell In a Cell. Flair enters the ring and takes a seat. She asks what that smell is and it’s Morrison wearing garlic to save them from zombies, aliens and other things like that. They laugh at a non-joke on Flair becoming a 14-time champion and she asks if they’re done, calling them idiots. Flair goes on about how Ripley’s fairy tale is over, and that will turn to a nightmare as she sends Ripley to Hell in three weeks. The music hits and out comes Ripley.

Ripley enters the ring and says Flair can go to Hell. They face off and Miz tells them to calm down. Ripley and Flair take their seats now. Ripley goes on about how she will beat Flair and remain champion. Flair says Ripley couldn’t even beat Nikki Cross last week. Miz shows us a replay of last week’s Beat The Clock Challenge match with a 2 minute limit. Flair asks Ripley what makes her think she can beat her if she couldn’t beat Cross. The music interrupts and out comes Cross to a pop.

Cross apologizes for interrupting, adding that she is a big fan of MizTV and couldn’t wait any longer. Cross says she beat the RAW Women’s Champion last week and it would only be fair if she was the first person to challenge the winner of their match at Hell In a Cell. Flair says if life was fair, she would be champion right now. Ripley admits Cross earned her respect. They go on and Flair says she can beat Cross in one minute. Cross slaps Flair in the mouth. Flair says Cross is on, then calls her a little troll. We go to commercial.

Beat The Clock: Nikki Cross vs. Charlotte Flair

Back from the break and Nikki Cross faces off with Charlotte Flair. RAW Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley watches from a chair at ringside. There are two minutes on the clock.

The bell rings and Cross goes right to the floor, taunting Flair. Flair goes out but Cross goes back in. Flair follows and talks some trash but Cross goes back to the floor for more mind games. Flair tries to grab Cross through the ropes but falls short.

Flair chases Cross but Cross goes behind Ripley. Flair and Ripley face off and have words as the referee counts with 49 seconds on the clock. Flair comes back in as Cross waits. Flair finally catches Cross with a knee strike. Cross shoves her off but Flair levels her with a clothesline with 30 seconds left.

Flair takes Cross to the top but Cross fights back and hits a tornado DDT. Flair drops Cross and goes for the Figure Four but Cross keeps resisting. The clock expires and Cross wins.

Winner: Nikki Cross

– After the match, Cross celebrates as her music hits. Ripley is all smiles at ringside as she applauds Cross. Flair seethes and blames this on Ripley. Cross bounces around on the stage and looks on.

– We see recent happenings between The New Day and R-K-Bro. Riddle and Damian Priest are backstage now, talking about the upcoming return to touring. Riddle is also learning some Spanish. Randy Orton shows up and Riddle says he’s missed him so much. Priest walks off. Orton brings up how Riddle used his RKO last week. Riddle apologizes and isn’t sure what came over him, he just hit it out of nowhere. Orton says Riddle and Xavier Woods had a great match, and Riddle impressed him, but there are a few things to work on. Orton says if they’re going to do this tag team thing, they have to do it right. Orton then invites Riddle to ringside tonight to watch his match. Riddle starts marking out but Orton quiets him. Orton walks off and Riddle does some comedy on the scooter.

Xavier Woods vs. Randy Orton

We go back to the ring and out comes The New Day’s Xavier Woods without Kofi Kingston. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and out comes Randy Orton with Xavier Woods. The bell rings and they go at it. Orton looks to take Woods out early but Woods counters and takes him down. They tangle from corner to corner until Orton drops Woods face-first over the turnbuckle. Woods rolls to the floor and Orton follows.

Orton slams Woods face-first into the table several times as Smith goes wild for his first announce table action. Orton then slams Woods on top of the table and returns to the ring as we go back to commercial.

Back from the break and Orton has Woods grounded fans are rallying. Woods fights up and out by snapping Orton’s arm over the shoulder. Woods with a jumping kick to the head. Woods mounts offense but Orton cuts him off with a knee. Woods runs the ropes and nails a rolling elbow. Riddle is shocked at ringside. Woods with the sliding DDT for a close 2 count. Woods mounts Orton in the corner with right hands now.

Orton with a cheap shot where the referee can’t see it. Orton brings Woods out of the corner with a big powerbomb in the middle of the ring. Woods kicks out just in time and Orton isn’t happy. Orton sends Woods to the apron as Riddle runs his mouth at ringside. Orton goes for the second rope draping DDT,telling Riddle to watch. Woods counters and drops Orton by his arm. Woods with the Fujiwara armbar now.

Orton crawls and finally gets the bottom rope to break it. Riddle is relieved. Orton goes for the draping DDT and hits it this time. Orton drops down to the mat and pounds on it. Woods gets up and blocks the RKO with a back-slide for 2. Woods kicks Orton in the face.

Orton catches Woods with the Bro-Derek, stops and winks at Riddle, then drops Woods with it in the middle of the ring for the pin to win.

Winner: Randy Orton

– After the match, Orton stands tall as the music hits. Riddle rushes in with his scooter and he’s so happy that Orton used his finisher. We go to replays. The celebration continues as they exit the ring.

– We get a video package on what led to Reginald vs. Shayna Baszler

Reginald vs. Shayna Baszler

We go back to the ring and out comes Shayna Baszler. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and MVP is leading a group of models into his locker room suite. WWE Champion Bobby Lashley walks in next and MVP introduces him. The women are all into the champ. We go back to the ring and Baszler paces around as her music plays. Reginald is backstage with Nia Jax now. He tells her he does not need her protection tonight, he can handle Jax by himself. She protests but he dismisses her help, kissing her hand and telling her to watch the match from backstage. Reginald heads to the ring now.

The bell rings and Reginald pleads with Baszler to start. He flips back to dodge a kick, then dodges an attack. Reginald leaps again and shows off but Baszler levels him with a shoulder. Reginald dodges again and rolls Baszler for 2.

Baszler grabs Reginald off the mat and drops him with another shoulder but he kips up, flips back and body slams Baszler. Jax looks shocked in the back. Reginald apologizes and continues to dodge Baszler until she nails another shoulder and then snaps his knee. Baszler drops elbows to Reginald’s hurt knee now, then bends it back as he cries out. Baszler stands on the knee and kicks the ankle back. Baszler continues to ground Reginald, working on his knee and ankle. Baszler keeps control and delivers another big stomp.

Reginald stumbles into the corner but she drags him and applies an ankle lock submission. Reginald sends her into the turnbuckles by countering. Reginald ends up hitting a spinning crossbody that looks like it was a botched spinning kick. Baszler is down and hurt now. Reginald struggles to hop to the top turnbuckle but his moonsault lands bad due to the hurt left leg.

Baszler stalks him now. Baszler applies the Kirifuda Clutch from behind but the ring post suddenly explodes out of nowhere. Reginald takes advantage of the distraction and rolls Baszler for the pin to win.

Winner: Reginald

– After the match, Reginald makes his exit and runs away to the back as Baszler seethes in the ring. Reginald joins Jax backstage and she’s so happy. Baszler is shown on the screen, asking what the hell is Jax doing. Was this explosion another trick by Alexa Bliss and Lilly?

– Kevin Patrick is backstage with Drew McIntyre. Drew says tonight is all about he and Kofi Kingston, no MVP or Bobby Lashley, none of that outside interference BS. He also gives Kofi some praise. Drew goes on with his promo and says he likes Kofi, he respects Kofi, but tonight he’s going to do what Kofi’s not willing to do, and that’s run through him, and then get back his WWE Title. The announcers hype the McIntyre vs. Kingston match some more.

T-BAR and MACE vs. Lucha House Party

We go back to the ring and out comes T-BAR and MACE for tag team action. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and we get a promo to hype tomorrow’s WWE NXT Triple Threat opener with Pete Dunne, Johnny Gargano and Kyle O’Reilly, with the winner challenging Karrion Kross at “Takeover: In Your House” for his NXT Title. We get a pre-recorded backstage promo with T-BAR and MACE cutting a promo on making Lucha House Party go extinct. The music hits and out comes Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik.

The bell rings and T-BAR starts off with Lince. Lince fights but T-BAR overpowers and levels him, then again in the corner. Dorado fights on T-BAR’s shoulders and applies a Sleeper. T-BAR smashes him back into the turnbuckles. Metalik tags in and leaps off Dorado’s shoulders with a big splash to T-BAR. T-BAR blocks a suplex and in comes MACE for a big Hi-Lo double team move. MACE with a big suplex and an elbow drop for a close 2 count.

T-BAR tags back in for another big double team, delivering a big boot while MACE holds him after a slam. Metalik kicks out at 2 again. T-BAR stomps away in the corner now, tagging in MACE for more stomping. Dorado runs in and attacks, then sends MACE to the floor but he lands on his feet. Dorado runs and flies out but MACE catches him, then slams him.

Metalik attacks but T-BAR levels him with a big boot. T-BAR and MACE then deliver the High Justice double team finisher and MACE pins Metalik for the win.

Winners: T-BAR and MACE

– After the match, the former RETRIBUTION members stand tall as the music hits. We go to replays.

– Alexa Bliss is backstage with Lilly. She invites everyone to Alexa’s Playground later on, and says to be there or be square.

– We go back to the ring and out comes WWE United States Champion Sheamus. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and Sheamus brags on his latest win as the crowd boos. Sheamus can’t wait to go on the road as champ. He talks about Ricochet and Humberto Carrillo trying to embarrass him, and says maybe they should receive participation trophies because that’s the closest they will get to the gold. He shows us how he defeated Carrillo last week, but was attacked after the match by Ricochet to prevent an attack on Carrillo, and then double teamed by both. Sheamus asks if those two looked like championship material. The crowd continues to cheer Ricochet and Carrillo. Sheamus says where he comes from they’d be scumbags, two people jumping one.

Sheamus goes on and says he created the Open Challenge so he could find someone worthy for a title shot. Ricochet and Carrillo just proved they’re not fit to lace his boots. He’s not going to face them 2-on-1, but he will face them 1-on-1, back to back because that’s the type of champion he is, and when he’s done he will send them back to where they came from, catering obscurity. Sheamus asks which one will be the first one to step up tonight.

WWE United States Champion Sheamus vs. Ricochet

We go back to the ring and out comes Ricochet as WWE United States Champion Sheamus looks on.

The bell rings and Sheamus goes to work. Ricochet dodges a move and kicks Sheamus but Sheamus knees him. Ricochet counters again and dumps Sheamus over the top rope to the floor. Ricochet goes for a baseball slide but Sheamus blocks it and ends up launching him into the barrier with a big fall-away slam.

Sheamus brings it back into the ring and goes to the top. Ricochet stumbles to his feet and Sheamus delivers a flying clothesline. Sheamus goes to follow-up but the music hits and Humberto Carrillo runs down to ringside. Ricochet takes advantage of a distracted Sheamus, then rolls him up for the non-title win.

Winner: Ricochet

– After the match, Ricochet stands tall as his music hits. Sheamus seethes in the ring as Carrillo taunts him from ringside. Back to commercial.

WWE United States Champion Sheamus vs. Humberto Carrillo

Back from the break and this non-title match begins as WWE United States Champion Sheamus goes to work on Humberto Carrillo as Ricochet looks on from ringside.

Sheamus rocks Carrillo into the corner and then levels him with a high knee. Sheamus argues with Ricochet. Carrillo tries to fight out of a corner but Sheamus keeps control. Sheamus walks into a big boot but Sheamus drops him from the corner. Sheamus takes it to the apron but Carrillo fights back with back elbows, then a jawbreaker over the top rope. Carrillo fights back through the ropes but Sheamus nails the Irish Curse backbreaker in the middle of the ring.

Sheamus kicks Carrillo around while he’s down as the referee warns him. Sheamus with more offense and taunting Ricochet. Sheamus with 10 Beats of The Bodhrán while Carrillo is on his knees in the middle of the ring. More back and forth now. Carrillo moves and Sheamus runs into the ring post. Carrillo fights back and nails a spin kick to stun Sheamus. Carrillo with another big kick to drop Sheamus. Sheamus is bleeding from his nose now, from the spin kick. Sheamus ends up nailing a huge clothesline to knock Carrillo from the top rope to the floor. He then goes out and delivers a big boot to Ricochet.

Sheamus brings Carrillo back in as the referee counts, stopping to yell at Ricochet. Carrillo leaps off the apron and knocks Sheamus face-first into the announce table. Carrillo brings it back in and comes off the top. Sheamus catches the crossbody and drives Carrillo into the mat as fans boo. A bloody Sheamus sits on Carrillo and yells in his face as the referee warns him.

Ricochet tries to come in but Sheamus stops him at the ropes. Carrillo takes advantage and hits a dropkick, then a roll-up for the pin to get the non-title win.

Winner: Humberto Carrillo

– After the match, Sheamus recovers as Carrillo and Ricochet celebrate at ringside, heading to the stage together. A bloody Sheamus yells from the ring.

– We get a new “EVA-Lution” coming soon vignette for Eva Marie’s return.

Lana and Naomi vs. Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke

We go back to the ring and out comes Lana and Naomi. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and we get a video package on what led to Kofi Kingston vs. Drew McIntyre tonight. We go back to the ring and out comes Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Natalya and Tamina Snuka are on commentary.

The bell rings and Lana starts off with Brooke. They trade counters and run the ropes. Naomi tags in and delivers some offense to Brooke. Naomi takes it to the corner and in comes Lana for a bulldog. Brooke kicks out at 2. Naomi tags back in and works on the arm but Brooke shoves her in the corner, then runs into an elbow. Brooke drops Naomi on her face. Rose tags in and they hit a double Facebuster in the middle of the ring. Naomi kicks out at 2.

Roses uses the middle rope on Naomi, keeping control and taking her back down in the middle of the ring. Rose slams Naomi back and forth on the mat. Naomi fights out of the corner, decking Rose and Brooke. Naomi with a TKO in the middle of the ring for a 2 count. Lana tags back in for the double team. Brooke charges but Naomi kicks her, then sends her to the floor and corkscrews over the top to take her down.

Rose and Lana botch moves in the ring. Naomi goes to the apron but Rose rocks her with a knee to send her back to the floor. Lana and Rose go back and forth now. Lana fights both opponents from a corner. Dana tags back in and they hit a double team Blockbuster on Lana for the pin to win.

Winners: Dana Brooke and Mandy Rose

– After the match, Dana and Mandy celebrate in the ring as the music hits. Natalya and Tamina stand tall at ringside, raising their titles while yelling back & forth with the winners.

– We see what happened last week with Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander.

Shelton Benjamin vs. Cedric Alexander

We go back to the ring and out first comes Shelton Benjamin for this rematch. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and we see Bad Bunny discussing his WrestleMania 37 experience on HBO’s “The Shop: Uninterrupted” with LeBron James, Jay-Z and others. We go back to the ring and Cedric Alexander is out for this rubber match. Shelton immediately levels Cedric with a big boot. Cedric ends up countering with a thumb to the eye cheap shot. Cedric then hits the Neutralizer for the pin to get the quick win.

Winner: Cedric Alexander

– After the bell, Cedric goes right to the floor and starts yelling as his voice breaks. Fans boo. Cedric keeps yelling as Shelton seethes and recovers in the ring.

– We go backstage to Elias hyping Jaxson Ryker up for tonight’s title shot. Ryker just stares off with an intense look on his face as Elias goes on about how they’re going into battle tonight. Elias asks if Ryker has ever been in battle? The United States Marine finally turns and looks at Elias, asking if he’s ever been in battle?, then reminding him that he is an Iraq War veteran.

RAW Tag Team Titles Match: Elias and Jaxson Ryker vs. AJ Styles and Omos

We go back to the ring and out comes RAW Tag Team Champions AJ Styles and Omos. They hit the ring and we get a Progressive-sponsored replay of what happened last week between the two teams. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and Patrick is with Kofi Kingston in the back. He cuts a promo on Drew McIntyre and winning the WWE Title back from Bobby Lashley. The announcers hype Kingston vs. McIntyre for tonight’s main event. We go back to the ring and AJ is pacing around as Omos stands tall. The music hits and fans start booing as Elias and Jaxson Ryker head to the ring. We get formal ring introductions from Rome now.

The bell hits and Elias starts off with AJ, attacking him and unloading while he’s down. Elias takes AJ to the corner and works him over, delivering chops and punches. AJ turns it around and fights out of an opposite corner, dropping Elias with right hands. AJ with a snap suplex for a 2 count in the middle of the ring. AJ with more offense and another suplex for a quick 1 count. Elias turns it around and drops a big knee on AJ. Ryker tags in but AJ fights him off.

AJ is Irish-whipped but he goes under the bottom rope, then pulls Elias off the apron. He goes back in and sends Ryker to the floor. AJ runs and hits a baseball slide to knock Ryker and Elias back into the announce table. AJ stands tall as we go back to commercial.

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