Welcome to our live coverage of Monday Night Raw!
We open with a video package of Roman Reigns' leukemia announcement. Roman's music hits and he makes his way to the ring. The fans cheer loudly for him. He hugs and high five's people around the front row including David Arquette. The fans chant "Welcome Back". He starts off by thanking the fans. He says he misses everyone and that is there is no other fan base like this. Some fans chant "This Is Your Yard". Roman says this is our yard. He says he's always believed in God and he is a man of faith but he was terrified once he found out he got sick again and didn't want to share it with the world. He says he was scared because he would not know how they would react but the amount of prayers and blessings that he got was overwhelming. He says he will use this WWE platform now to raise awareness and support for those suffering with this disease. He asks fans if they want to hear the update now and they say "Yes". He announces that he is back in remission. The fans erupt and chant "Yes". He says The Big Dog is back. The fans chant "Welcome Back". He thanks the fans again for all the support and says he loves them all. Seth Rollins' music hits as Roman is leaving, Seth goes up to Roman and hugs him.
Aleister Black and Ricochet vs. The Revival
The Revival immediately attack them. Ricochet takes them out with a spring board cross body. Ricochet takes Wilder out with a head scissors. Ricochet lands a suicide dive onto Wilder and Black lands a moonsault out of the ring onto Dawson. Back from commercial, Ricochet takes out Wilder and tags Black. Black takes both of them out and lands a springboard moonsault. Dawson and Black fight it out and Dawson lands a vicious DDT on Black. Ricochet knocks Wilder off the top rope and lands a moonsault off the apron onto him. Dawson tries a rollup on Black but Black kicks out. Black catches Dawson with the Black Mass for the pinfall.
Winners: Aleister Black and Ricochet.
Charly interviews Corbin about his comments on Roman and he said he has never said those things and he has been under the stress of being Raw GM at the time.
Elias is about to perform in the ring until Lacey Evans' music hits and she comes down to strut up and down the ramp. After she leaves, Dean Ambrose comes out and says he feels good about tonight and also feels dangerous. He says he wants a rematch with Drew McIntrye in a no DQ match. Elias says he was about to sing a song about how he loves Atlanta. He says it's capable of hosting the Super Bowl but not winning one. Dean teases a little Dirty Deeds to Elias. Elias is about to swing his guitar at Dean but Dean hits the Dirty Deeds on Elias. As Elias gets up, The Riott Squad make their way to the ring for their match.
The Riott Squad vs. Natalya and Ronda Rousey
Natalya and Logan start off and Logan takes Nattie down. Logan pounds away at Nattie. Ruby comes in and kicks Nattie in the back. Nattie rams Ruby into the corner and tags Ronda. They double suplex Ruby. Ruby is able to recover and slams Ronda back first. Ronda takes out Logan and Ruby and tags Nattie. Nattie builds momentum, taking Ruby and Logan down. Liv trips Natalya but Ronda saves her and takes out Liv. Logan lands a flying knee to Natalya outside. Back from commercial, Ruby is pummeling Natalya down. Ruby has a chin lock on her. Nattie gets out but her hair gets pulled down by Ruby. Ruby brings Nattie back in her corner and Logan comes in. Nattie knocks Ruby off the apron and tries to avoid Logan and make a tag but Logan pushes her away. Logan has a clover leaf submission hold on Natalya. Nattie gets out and tags Ronda. Ronda flips Logan over and over. Ronda beats down both Riott Squad members in the corner. Ronda knocks Liv off the apron. Ruby breaks up a close pinfall and both Nattie and Ruby get taken outside. Ronda lands the Piper's Pit to Ruby. Becky Lynch comes from the crowd and attacks Natalya with the crutch. Ronda goes right after her and they fight. Officials try to separate them and Ronda fights them off. Cops come out and arrest Becky as officials hold Ronda back. The cops put the handcuffs on Becky and take her to the stage.
Winners: Ronda and Natalya by DQ.
Ronda goes back to the ring after helping Natalya on the entrance ramp. She calls out Vince McMahon. Stephanie McMahon comes out and tries to calm her down. Ronda demands she reinstates Becky. Stephanie says Becky is arrested right now but Ronda tells her to bail her out. Stephanie says Ronda's opponent is still Charlotte Flair. Stephanie says Becky did this to herself and because of her being stubborn she will be on the road to jail. Ronda asks to make it a triple threat but Stephanie says no. Ronda demands it to happen and Stephanie yells back at her saying no one is bigger than the WWE. Ronda says Stephanie has made the Women's title into an accessory and it's time for Vince to make the right decision. She drops the title in front of Stephanie and leaves the ring.
Jinder Mahal is in the ring. He talks about not being invited to Ric Flair's birthday celebration and he is challenging anyone that is invited to Flair's party for a match right now. Kurt Angle's music hits and he makes his way to the ring.
Kurt Angle vs. Jinder Mahal
Kurt gets distracted by the Singh Brothers and Jinder lands a big boot to him. Jinder beats Kurt down in the corner and gets him in a chin lock. Kurt fights back and lands a German suplex to Jinder. Kurt lands 3 more German suplexes. Kurt knocks the Singh Brothers off the apron. Jinder tries to attack him but Kurt trips him and gets Jinder in the Ankle Lock. Jinder taps out. Kurt suplexes the Singh Brothers out of the ring.
Winner: Kurt Angle.
Alexa Bliss comes out to the stage for her Moment Of Bliss segment. She says bye to Ronda and she would never disrespect the title like that. She says she would love to take Ronda's place at Wrestlemania. She introduces Finn Balor to her show. She talks about the title covering up his abs. She starts flirting with him until Lio Rush comes out. Lio says Finn doesn't deserve to be champion and he won't leave until he takes that title from him. Finn asks if Lio is challenging him and Finn accepts Lio's challenge. Lio tries to explain that is not what he was trying to say but Finn cuts him off and asks the fans if they want to see the match. The fans cheer. Alexa asks Lio if he's man enough. Lio says he'll take him on tonight. Alexa says Lio doesn't have time because the match will be happening right now. Lio and Finn go down to the ring for the match.
Lio Rush vs. Finn Balor - WWE Intercontinental Championship
Both men lock up and Lio avoids Finn. Lio lands a head scissors to Finn. Finn gets Lio in a head lock but Lio gets out and kicks Finn all around. Lio bounces off the ropes but Finn lands an elbow to the face. Finn stomps at him and lands a baseball slide. Lio knocks Finn off the apron and lands a spring board moonsault. Lio lands suicide dives to Finn over and over. Lio tries a Frog Splash but Finn gets his knees up. Finn lands chops to Lio in the corner. Finn lands Sling Blade to Lio. Finn charges at him but Lio lands a shot to the knee of Finn. Lio works on the left leg of Finn. Finn gets out of a leg hold and lands a step up enziguri. Finn fights back and slams Lio back first to the mat. Finn lifts Lio but the knee of Finn gives out. Lio lands a beautiful kick to the head of Finn. Lio tries a moonsault off the middle rope but Finn moves and clotheslines him. Finn goes to the top rope but Lio knocks him off. Lio tries a head scissors off the top but Finn rolls through. Lio has a roll up but Finn kicks out. Lio kicks Finn's knees and goes for a spring board stunner but Finn catches him and plants him on the mat. Finn goes up top and hits the Coup De Grace for the victory.
Winner: And Still Intercontinental Champion Finn Balor.
The Ascension confront Tucker Knight and insult Otis calling him fat and stupid. Tucker warns them not to say those things. Otis comes up to them and Tucker tells him what they were saying about him and Heavy Machinery tackles them into crates.
Bobby Lashley yells at Lio for losing tonight and asks if he can trust Lio tonight for his match with Braun Strowman. Lio says he can trust him.
Bobby Lashley vs. Braun Strowman
Lashley goes right after Braun right before the bell rings. Lashley pummels him down with right hands. Bobby goes for a suplex but Braun throws him down. Braun lands a boot to Lashley and collides into him in the corner. Braun lands a blow to the chest of Bobby. Braun bulldozes through Lashley and then through Lio.
Winner: No Contest.
Charly interviews Seth Rollins and he says his match with Brock will be the biggest match of his life. He is really happy that Roman is back and his cancer is in remission.
A limo pulls up into the arena and Ric Flair and his wife come out of the car. They make their way into the arena, already in party mode.
Dean Ambrose vs. Drew McIntrye - No DQ Match
Dean goes right after Drew outside and sends him into the post. Drew fights back with chops to the chest. The bell rings and Dean continues to punish him. Dean takes his belt off but Drew kicks him away. Drew picks up the belt and whips Dean in the back over and over. Drew whips him in the chest. Drew lands a spine buster, covers but Dean kicks out. Drew continues to whip him until Dean fights back and clotheslines him over the top. Dean tries a suicide dive but Drew catches him and rams him into the barricade again and again. Drew hits a belly to belly throw on the outside to Dean. Back from commercial, Dean goes up the top rope and lands an elbow to Drew outside. Drew gets driven into the steps. Dean gets him in the ring and gets him in a neck breaker. Dean grabs the belt and starts whipping Drew. Drew lands a head butt to Dean. Drew grabs the steps but Dean trips him and the steps land back in Drew's face. Dean lands Drew's head over and over on the steps. Elias smashes Dean's back with a guitar out of no where. Drew lands the Claymore Kick to Dean and covers for the win. Corbin and Lashley come out and all four of them beat down Dean. Seth;s music hits and then Roman's music hits. Roman lands a Superman Punch to Lashley. Seth takes down Drew and Elias. Seth hits the Curb Stomp to Elias and Roman hits the Spear to Drew.
Winner: Drew McIntrye.
Bayley vs. Nia Jax
Nia nails a head butt as Bayley tries to avoid her. Bayley catches her with a hip toss. Bayley lays right hands to Nia but Nia throws her out of the ring. Back from commercial, Bayley fights back avoiding Nia. Bayley beats down Nia and plants her face first. Bayley gains control until Nia runs her down. Nia throws her across the ring. Nia gets a chin lock but she gets out. Bayley knocks Nia out of the ring and hangs her on the ropes. Bayley kicks her off the ropes. Bayley goes for a cross body but Nia catches her and rams her upside down in the corner. Nia gets distracted by Banks and Bayley lands a knee to her face. Tamina gets sent into the steps by Banks. Bayley lands an elbow off the top rope for the win.
Superstars stand on the stage as Triple H and Stephanie make their way to the ring. Triple H says it's been a wild night but they are all hear to celebrate the birthday of one of the greatest sports entertainers of all time, Ric Flair. Stephanie introduces the guests, first is Shawn Michaels, Ricky Steamboat, Kurt Angle, and Sting. Triple H shows a video package of Ric Flair's highlights. They reveal the old World Heavyweight Championship and Triple H introduces him. Flair's music hits but Flair doesn't show. Batista shows up backstage and slams into Flair's room. Batista pulls an unconscious Ric Flair out and asks Triple H if he has his attention now. Triple H heads backstage and rushes to Flair's side. Officials tend to him.
End Of The Show.