It's time for the always exciting and unpredictable post-WrestleMania edition of WWE Monday Night Raw! Check here for updates.
Here comes the Chairman & CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, Mr. Vincent Kennedy McMahon Jr.! The crowd is singing along with his entrance theme. Vince says that nobody has anything on him and never will again because he took care of business this morning. Vince ends his promo by saying it will be a Raw we will never forget. He tries to walk away but Shane McMahon's music hits. "Here Comes The Money"... The crowd is chanting "Thank You, Shane!"... Shane came to shake Vince's hand like a man and says Vince won. Shane now wants to thank the WWE Universe. The crowd chants "You Still Got It!" and Shane gets emotional. He thanks the WWE Universe again and simply says goodbye and walks away... Vince won't let him walk away... Vince says that just to prove a point, he'll let Shane run Monday Night Raw tonight! Shane is running Raw!
Here comes The New Day. The whole crowd is clapping along with New Day's entrance theme. This is a WWE World Tag Team Championship Match. It's Kofi Kingston and Big E defending against... First, it's New Day's usual in-ring promo... Entertaining as always. And the crowd is very much into it. New Day defends the Tag Team Titles against The League of Nations after we return from commercial break. It's King Barrett and Sheamus challenging for the Tag Team Titles. Kofi and Sheamus start things off. Sheamus gets launched over the top rope. Big E. launches Kofi on top of Sheamus. Back in the ring now... Barrett and Kofi are legal... Kofi tried to leap over Barrett's head using the ropes in the corner but Barrett caught him with huge kick right to the stomach as we go to break. Kofi and Sheamus in the ring now. Kofi is in bad shape. He really needs to tag Big E... Barrett and Big E both get tagged. Big E is cleaning house. Big Ending/Flying DDT combo on Barrett and New Day RETAINS the Tag Team Titles. Sheamus says he's tired of this... The League of Nations just turned on King Barrett. Sheamus hits him with a Brogue Kick and they throw him out of the ring... It's The Wyatt Family! They're attacking the LON! Bray Wyatt takes Sheamus out with the Sister Abigail. The crowd is chanting "Thank You, Wyatts!" Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman and Erick Rowan just destroyed Sheamus, Rusev, and Alberto Del Rio after they kicked King Barrett out of the LON.
Vince McMahon leaves the arena backstage. Back in the ring now, Summer Rae is cutting a promo about her match last night. Summer is cutting a promo on Sasha Banks... and here comes "The Boss"! Sasha slaps Summer! Spinning Heel Kick from Summer. Sasha with double knees on the chest. Summer kicks out. Summer went for a School Girl roll-up but Sasha countered into the Bank Statement submission. Summer submits.
WWE NXT star Apollo Crews debuts on Raw NEXT!
It's Apollo Crews vs. fellow NXT alumni Tyler Breeze. Cartwheel, backflip, big slam from Crews! Breeze catches him with a big Superkick. Back Suplex from Breeze, Crews kicks out at 2. Chin Lock from Breeze now... Big Enzuigiri, Gorilla Press, backflip Splash, Spin-out Powerbomb, Apollo Crews wins his debut match on Raw!
We're now back from commercial break and here comes the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Roman Reigns. The crowd is not very welcoming. To say that Roman is being booed here would be an understatement... Reigns says, "Ah, come on... I'm not a bad guy... I'm not a good guy... I'm THE GUY!" Reigns is issuing an open challenge here... It's answered by the legendary Chris Jericho. But he's in street clothes... Jericho insults the fans, yet they cheer. The crowd is chanting "WE ARE IDIOTS!" Jericho is demanding to be named Number One Contender... but here comes "The Phenomenal" A.J. Styles... Before he can say a word, here comes former I.C. Champion Kevin Owens! Here comes former NXT Champion Sami Zayn! Owens and Zayn going at it. Jericho and Styles going at it. Everybody is outside the ring except for Reigns and Jericho. Reigns Spears Jericho in half.
Reigns runs into Shane backstage. Shane says the main event for tonight will be a Number One Contender Fatal 4-Way. Styles vs. Jericho vs. Zayn vs. Owens.
Here comes the winner of the 3rd Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, "The Lone Wolf" Baron Corbin. It's Baron Corbin vs. former two-time World Heavyweight Champion "The Show-Off" Dolph Ziggler. Dropkick from Ziggler, answered by a huge elbow to the face from Corbin. Corbin is in control as Ziggler is down on the floor outside the ring. We go to break. We return from break and Corbin has Ziggler in a submission. Dolph is trying to fight back. Corbin runs into the turnbuckle as Ziggler moves... Ziggler hits a Facebuster on Baron. BC kicks out. DZ went for the Superkick. BC counters. Fameasser from DZ. Corbin kicks out. Deep Six from Corbin. Ziggler kicks out! They're fighting in the crowd now. They both get counted out. End of Days on the floor outside the ring on Ziggler! The former World Champion is motionless.
We're back from the commercial break. They're showing picture highlights of the Lesnar-Ambrose match from last night.
Here comes the new Intercontinental Champion, "Long Island Iced Z" Zack Ryder! This is an I.C. Title Match... The crowd is telling Zack "You Deserve It! WOO WOO WOO!" Ryder was thanking his dad and got interrupted by The Miz. It's Zack Ryder defending the I.C. Title against The Miz. Missile Dropkick from Ryder. Miz kicks out. Top-rope Frankensteiner from Zack. Ryder is in control as we go to break. Miz is in control now with a submission on Ryder. Facebuster by Ryder on Miz. DDT from Miz. Two-count. Miz goes for a Suplex, Ryder counters into a Neckbreaker. Flying El-BRO Drop from Ryder. Miz gets his foot on the rope. Big Boot to Ryder. Miz slides out of the ring to avoid the Broski Boot. Miz gets in the face of Zack's dad, who pushes him down. This prompts Miz's wife Maryse Ouellet-Mizanin to confront Zack's dad. She slaps him and Zack is enraged. This gives Miz the opportunity the capitalize and hit Zack with the Skull-Crashing Finale. The Miz is now a five-time WWE Intercontinental Champion and it appears as though Maryse Ouellet-Mizanin is back in WWE.
Simon Gotch & Aiden English: The Vaudevillains will debut this week on SmackDown.
In the ring now with WWE's entire Women's Division and WWE Hall of Famer Lita. She's going to formally present the Women's Title to Charlotte Flair. Charlotte cuts a heel promo and all the women leave the ring. Charlotte is being confronted by Natalya Neidhart. Natalya gets Charlotte in the Sharpshooter but Ric pulls Charlotte out of it.
Up next, The Usos vs. The Dudley Boyz in a Tables Match.
They aired a vignette for the returning Primo & Epico, without the Los Matadores gimmick.
Time for the Tables Match. Dudleyz gain early control. Dudleyz are dominating here. Usos fly over the top rope as we go to break. Usos eventually turned things around with stereo Superkicks. They seemed to be in control and had The Dudleyz on the tables. The Usos went for Superfly Splashes but The Dudleyz moved and The Usos crashed through the tables. The Dudleyz win after D-Von picks up one of The Usos and officially throws him through a table that was stacked in the corner.
Backstage, Kevin Owens attacks Sami Zayn during an interview and Powerbombs him through a table.
As The Dudleyz were walking backstage, the music of NXT stars Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady hit. Enzo and Cass are in the ring now and The Dudley Boyz are nowhere to be found. Enzo is brutally insulting The Dudleyz, who are standing on the entrance ramp. Cassady dared Bubba and D-Von to enter the ring. Dudleyz got to the ring apron but changed their minds. Enzo and Cass called them S.A.W.F.T. to end the segment.
Zack Ryder gets his rematch this week on SmackDown. It will be Zack Ryder vs. The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship.
Time for the main event of Raw. "The Phenomenal" A.J. Styles comes out first. Sami Zayn is unable to compete according to Michael Cole. Here comes Chris Jericho. JBL says somebody WILL take Sami's spot. Here comes Kevin Owens. The fourth competitor is "The Swiss Superman" Cesaro! Cesaro stands tall as we go to commercial break. Mostly Cesaro and Owens and Styles and Jericho. Y2J going for a Superplex, Owens goes to help him, Cesaro Powerbombs all of them off the top rope. Cesaro seems to be the crowd favorite to win this match. Jeric ho goes for the Lionsault on Owens, Owens gets the knees up. Styles with a 450 on Jericho. Owens and Styles going at it now. Crossbody from Cesaro on Styles. Uppercuts on Owens and Styles in the corners. Jericho now as well. Cesaro Swing on Jericho. Pop-up Powerbomb on Styles. Codebreaker on Owens. Cesaro breaks it up. Walls of Jericho on Cesaro. Sharpshooter by Cesaro on Jericho. Codebreaker on Styles. A kick-out! Styles Clash on Jericho! A.J. Styles is the Number One Contender to challenge Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship!