Welcome to our live coverage of Monday Night Raw!
Jonathan Coachmen opens the show in the ring and introduces Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, Kurt Angle and Ronda Rousey. Coach is about to ask them questions the fans have asked. Triple H interrupts him and says to Kurt that he never saw intelligence as one of his 3 I's. Triple H asks Kurt why he ruined their contract ceremony of Ronda at Elimination Chamber. Ronda interrupts Kurt's response and asks Stephanie why they signed her. Stephanie says Ronda is best for business and says Kurt cost Ronda her career and cost them money because of what Kurt said. Kurt says Ronda will make Stephanie tap out at Wrestlemania. Triple H says what she has done in the UFC means nothing. He says this company has been his and Steph's life and Ronda has no experience of what goes on here. A question on Twitter asks Stephanie why they think they will win. Stephanie says they will win and they will show their authority. Kurt is asked how it feels to team up with Ronda and Kurt says it'll feel great to see Ronda making them tap out. Stephanie says the world knows how Ronda handles losses. Ronda asks Steph is she a righty or a lefty because she is going to rip that arm off and sign her paychecks with the other one. Coach says this won't get out of hand like the UFC and asks them to face off for the photographers. Kurt and Triple H shake hands. Ronda does not accept Steph's handshake and Triple H knocks Kurt out of the ring. Ronda has a hold of Triple H but Stephanie grabs Ronda and slams her through the table.
Bayley walks backstage making her way to the stage for her match.
Bayley vs. Sonya Deville
Sonya lands a kick to the leg of Bayley. Sonya lands another kick. Bayley throws her down and gains the offense. Bayley dodges Sonya and lands a cross body. Sonya rams Bayley in the corner and rams her shoulder into the gut. Bayley kicks away Sonya and knocks Sonya down after attempting an arm drag off the middle rope. Bayley is in control until Sonya nails a right hand followed by a kick.
Sonya has a submission applied but Bayley gets out. Sonya catches Bayley with a spine buster. Sonya nails kicks and a running knee. Sonya covers but gets a 2. Sonya starts kicking away but Bayley fights back. Bayley makes her comeback and starts pummeling Sonya in the corner. Bayley nails a cross body off the top and a running knee. Bayley covers but gets a 2. Bayley goes after Sonya on the outside and hangs her off the ropes. Bayley knocks down Mandy Rose off the apron. Sonya has a roll up on Bayley but she kicks out. Bayley catches Sonya with a roll up for the win.
Winner: Bayley. Mandy and Sonya attack Bayley. Sasha Banks comes out and helps Bayley. Bayley yells at Sasha saying she doesn't need her help. Bayley attacks Sasha but Mandy and Sonya come in and take both women out.
A look at Asuka's undefeated streak is shown.
Finn Balor makes his way to the ring.
The Miz is introduced and makes his way to the commentary table.
Finn Balor vs. Seth Rollins
Both men lock up and chain wrestle. Both men wrestle back and forth and reach a stale mate. Rollins bounces off the ropes and knocks Balor down. Rollins takes him down with a head lock. Balor catches Seth with 2 arm drags. Both men go back and forth once again.
Finn rolls through a sunset flip and lands a drop kick. Both men pummel each other and Rollins throws Balor to the outside. Rollins lands a chop on the outside and throws him to the barricade. Balor kicks Seth and throws him out of the ring. Balor knocks him off the apron and kicks him in the head from the apron. Balor brings him back in for a cover but Seth kicks out. Balor dominates with chops in the chest. Balor charges at Seth but Seth counters planting Balor into the middle buckle. Seth goes off the ropes and lands a block buster. Seth has a head lock applied on Finn. Finn tries to battle out by Seth nails a swinging neck breaker. Seth lands a boot to Balor from the apron. Seth covers but Finn kicks out. Both men battle back and forth. Finn kicks Seth away and starts firing back knocking down Seth over and over. Finn pulls Seth off the turnbuckle after Seth kicks him away. Seth rolls up Finn but gets out. Finn plants Seth with a reverse DDT but Seth kicks out at 2. Finn charges but Seth counters with Sling Blade. Seth dives onto Finn with the Suicide Dive on the outside.
Finn nails the Sling Blade on Seth. Finn charges at Seth but Seth catches him with a kick to the head. Seth covers but Finn kicks out at 2. Seth charges at Finn but Seth hits the corner. Finn heads to the top rope but Seth stops him. Seth tries a superplex but Finn fights off and knocks him off. Seth gets back and nails a superplex. Finn rolls him up but Rollins kicks out at 2 1/2. Seth lands a knee to the face but Finn kicks out. Seth lands a frog splash from the top rope but Finn gets his knees up and rolls him up but Seth kicks out at 2 1/2. Finn tries a kick on the apron but Seth catches him for a buckle bomb. Finn fights off and nails the Sling Blade on the outside followed by a kick to the barricade. Finn tries the Coup De Grace but Seth moves out of the way. Both men counter each other and Seth catches Finn for the Curb Stomp for the 1.. 2.. 3.
Winner: Seth Rollins.
A highlight package of Brock Lesnar's year long Universal title reign is shown.
Kurt Angle confronts Paul Heyman backstage and says he's making sure the match is in tact and make sure he won't say anything that would incite Brock getting hurt by Roman. Paul laughs as Kurt says to keep it civil. Paul says he will make sure that he does.
The Bar makes their way to the ring.
The Bar are in the ring and say they don't care who Braun's partner is. They say because he would have to tag his tag team partner eventually. Sheamus says Braun and his partner won't co exist. Braun comes out and says they are right that he doesn't play well with others. Braun says he has a partner and he's backstage. The Bar says they want his partner to come out. Braun says he will if he can face one of them tonight. Sheamus accepts and Braun goes to get him. Braun leaves and says His partner is a lot like Braun. Braun's music hits and it's Braun Strowman with glasses and a buttoned down shirt. He says he's Braun's brother Brains. Braun goes after them but The Bar pummel him. Braun powers out and throws them all across the ring. The Bar leave the ring and escape from Strowman.
A vignette of Goldust is shown saying he wants to win the Andre The Giant Battle Royal to get his hands on that golden trophy. He says then HBO will make a documentary about him. Woken Matt Hardy's vignette is shown and says Goldust is scheduled for Deletion.
Woken Matt Hardy vs. Goldust
Goldust and Hardy go back and forth as we come back from break. Goldust sends Hardy into the steel post. Goldust is in control with a spine buster. Goldust covers but Hardy kicks out. Hardy fights out of a submission and fights back bouncing Goldust's head on each buckle. Hardy lands the Side Effect on Goldust but he kicks out. Hardy gets bounced off the ropes and Goldust hits a power slam. Goldust covers but Hardy kicks out. Goldust misses an elbow off the top. Goldust has a roll up on Hardy but Hardy kicks out. Hardy catches him in the Twist O Fate for the win.
Winner: Woken Matt Hardy. Hardy talks to the statue.
Alexa and Mickie backstage make fun of Nia and say Nia has a face for radio. Alexa says she will defeat Nia at Wrestlemania and leave her blubbering in her blubber.
John Cena makes his way to the ring. Cena says he's wrong because he's out of time and still no answer. Cena says that the silence means no. Cena says he's not upset. Cena says he will walk into Wrestlemania fired up. Cena says he's going to Wrestlemania as a fan. Cena says he could've been in the battle royal or be Braun's tag partner. Cena says he wouldn't do that because he would be taking a spot from a full time star and he doesn't want to ruin their momentum. Cena says he's damn proud to be at Wrestlemania as a fan and watch the superstars tare it up. He's proud that Daniel Bryan is coming back to the ring, AJ Styles get his championship Wrestlemania moment and see Finn Balor, Seth Rollins and Miz steal the show. He says he's going to Wrestlemania as a fan. Cena apologizes to Undertaker. Cena realizes that he didn't try to summon Undertaker in Atlanta. He says he doesn't think the crowd is loud enough. The crowd gets loud. Cena says it seems Atlanta is a Dallas warm up and asks them to make noise to summon Undertaker. The fans get loud. Cena tries to make them loud again and they get loud. The fans chant for Undertaker. Cena says Undertaker doesn't have a common decency to respond to the fans. Cena says Taker is a dead man walking. Cena says Taker left his balls at home. Cena leaves the ring and heads up the stage.
A recap of earlier tonight with Ronda Rousey being thrown through the table is shown.
Kurt Angle visits Roman Reign backstage and says Paul won't say anything to incite a brawl between them. Roman doesn't believe him and says he doesn't care about Kurt's peace treaty if Brock or Paul says anything to heat him up he's going to the ring to face them.
Elias is in the ring. He says Atlanta is a hell hole and doesn't deserve to be the home of Raw before Wrestlemania. He says he will give the performance of a lifetime at Wrestlemania. He tells everyone to shut up and listen to him perform. Heath Slater interrupts.
Elias vs. Heath Slater
Both men lock up and Elias pummels him in the corner. Elias takes out Slater as Heath is whipped across the ring. Slater lands a knee to the face. Elias lands a knee to the face of his own and nails the drift away for the win.
Curt Hawkings runs into Braun and wants Braun to pick him as his partner. Braun asks his winning record and Curt says this could be his big break. Braun throws him through the wall and says that's his big break.
Renee interviews Nia Jax. Nia says she has been insecure about her weight but is happy with herself and who she is at the end of the day. Nia says she doesn't take crap from anyone even Alexa and says she is proud of who she is. Nia says ALexa is an insecure little girl and will squash her like a bug.
Alexa Bliss and Mickie James make their way to the ring.
Dana Brooks makes her way to the ring and Asuka's music hits as she makes her way to the ring.
Dana Brooks and Asuka vs. Alexa Bliss and Mickie James
Dana and Bliss start off. They lock up and Dana works the arm. Alexa gets sent to the corner and Dana flips over with a shot on Bliss. Bliss lands a shot and tags Mickie. Dana has a roll up but James kicks out. Dana gets the upper hand until Mickie misses her from the corner. James gains control.
Dana gets out of a head lock but Mickie throws her back down. Dana gets out of it again but James nails a knee to the gut. Bliss gets tagged in and slaps Dana. Bliss is in control. Dana lands a suplex on Bliss. Asuka gets tagged in and takes out both women. Asuka kicks Mickie around a lot. Mickie kicks Asuka and goes to the top rope but Asuka catches her in the Asuka Lock for the win.
Winners: Asuka and Dana Brooke. Bliss and James attack them but Nia comes out. Nia attacks Mickie as Alexa escapes and Nia takes out Mickie.
Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman make their way to the ring.
Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman come out and make their way to the ring. Paul says Kurt left his manhood and has no control and the man with the title has the control. Paul says after every victory they laughed at everyones faces. Paul says you have to respect Roman's bloodline but Roman is nothing compared to Brock. He says Roman's defeat is a spoiler. He says if Brock happened to have something happen to him and loses the title, they will leave the WWE. Paul says there's not one person that can hold his jock strap. Paul says Roman is going to go home to his family and say he will be conquered by Brock Lesnar and will be Brock's bitch. Roman come out and the Raw superstars block Roman. Roman asks them that they are going to protect that part time bastard. They stand aside. Roman goes to the ring and stands toe to toe with Brock. Brock leaves the ring. Brock grabs a chair and brings it to the ring. Roman hits the Super Man Punch over and over. Roman stands tall with the title in his hand. Brock suddenly gets up and hits the F5 on Roman. Brock leaves the ring.
End Of The Show.