Welcome to our live coverage of Monday Night Raw!
The show opens with everyone on the stage. Mr. McMahon is in the ring, welcoming everyone to the show and introduces Triple H and Stephanie McMahon to the ring. They make their way to the ring. Stephanie and Triple H take a moment to acknowledge the WWE superstars on all the brands and thanks everyone. Triple H asks all the female athletes to step forward. They step forward. Triple H says the male athletes and the WWE Universe support them. Triple H says they are so proud of the hard work the women have put in. Stephanie says all of this has happened because of all the fans who demanded more opportunities for the women. Stephanie makes the announcement that there will be an all women's PPV in October featuring past, present and future superstars called Evolution.
Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas talk about defending the Tag Titles tonight. Axel says they are the B team and B stands for brothers. They almost forget the Tag Championships and they grab them.
Elias is in the ring and is introduced. He plays his guitar until Matt Hardy interrupts with Bray Wyatt and they make their way to the ring.
Bray Wyatt and Matt Hardy vs. The B Team - Raw Tag Team Championship
Hardy and Bo lock up. Bray Wyatt tags himself in as Hardy gets pushed to the corner. Bo bounces off the ropes and collides into him. Bray continues the beat down on Bo and clotheslines him. Hardy and Bray scare them off as they are in full control. Back from commercial, Axel lands a snap mare on Bray. Axel has a head lock on Bray and Bray fights out. Axel tags Bo in and they beat Bray down as Axel lands a knee to Bray's face. Bo has a head lock on Bray. Bray fights out, Bo continues to fight Bray but Bray lands a vicious clothesline to Bo. Hardy gets tagged in and dominates Axel. Hardy lands the Side Effect on Axel, covers but Axel kicks out at 2. Hardy lands a elbow to the back of Axel and hits the Twist Of Fate. Hardy covers but Bo breaks up the count. Bray charges at Bo but Bo moves out of the way with Bray colliding into Hardy and Axel rolls up Hardy for the win. After the match, Bray and Hardy applaud The B Team but then they attack The B Team. Bray hits Sister Abigail on Axel and Hardy lands the Twist Of Fate on Bo.
Winners: And Still Raw Tag Team Champions The B Team.
Balor and Chad Gable are talking and Balor sees that backstage crew members are taking Balor's stuff. Balor confronts them and they say that Constable Corbin moved him to a new locker room. He sees that it's a toy fun house. Corbin comes and laughs at him but Balor thanks Corbin . He says he always wanted his own fun house. Corbin says enjoy and to get ready for McIntyre tonight.
Bayley and Sasha are interviewed after a recap of Sasha saying that she loves Bayley from last week is shown. Bayley says that they are different but that's what makes their bond strong. Banks says they can finally get along and kick ass tonight in their tag match.
Bayley and Sasha Banks vs. Local Jobbers
Bayley sends her opponent to the turnbuckle face first. Banks gets tagged in and she continues the beat down until Banks' hair gets pulled down. Banks regains momentum and tags Bayley sending their opponent into the buckle hard. Bayley knocks the other opponent off the apron as Banks gets her opponent in the Bank Statement for the submission win.
Winners: Bayley and Sasha Banks.
Elias is on the stage about to play and brags about his new album until Braun Strowman's music hits and makes his way to the ring. Braun says congrats to all the women for their own PPV in October especially congratulating Alexa Bliss. Braun talks about Bobby Lashley and Roman Reigns fighting tonight for the right to face Brock at Summerslam. He says it doesn't matter if any of them or Brock is holding the title he will end up cashing it on whoever to become the new Universal Champion. Kevin Owens comes out and says how dare Braun talk about the Universal title when Braun threw him off the cage at Extreme Rules. Owens says Braun crushed his son's dreams of being friends with Braun because of what Braun did. Owens says Braun tried to take everything away from him and now Kevin is going to take everything away from Braun. Braun challenges him to do it. Kevin says he's got nothing left to prove and says Braun's trouble has just begun. Constable Corbin comes out and says what Braun did to Owens was morally apprehensible. Corbin says he has someone that can help control Braun's temper. Jinder Mahal makes his way to the ring. Jinder says he senses a lot of rage in Braun and he will help Braun find his inner peace. Jinder asks Braun to breathe and repeat a montra. Braun says he appreciates it but he has a montra of his own and tells everyone to close their eyes and repeat "Get These Hands". The fans repeat it and Braun knocks Jinder down and throws Singh into Jinder. Braun hits Singh with the Running Power Slam.
Natalya vs. Mickie James
Natalya goes from behind and takes James down. Natalya dominates until Alexa distracts Natalya causing Mickie to capitalize and beat down Natalya. Mickie continues to beat her down until Natalya counters a shot in the corner. Natalya hits a Russian Leg Sweep and regains control. Natalya rams her shoulder into the mid section of James and slams James with an Electric Chair. Natalya is in control until Mickie pushes her out of the ring. Alexa tries to distract Natalya but gets knocked down with a clothesline by Natalya. Mickie catches her with a Mick Kick for the win.
Winner: Mickie James.
Roman Reigns is interviewed backstage and says he lost to Lashley at Extreme Rules but he will beat him for the first time. He says he is a work horse and doesn't care what anyone else has to say or what the fans have to say, he will go on to face and beat Brock at Summerslam.
Elias is on the stage promoting his new album once again until The Authors Of Pain's music hit and they make their way to the ring.
Back from commercial, The Authors Of Pain are in the ring and want anyone to come out to face them. Titus Worldwide come out and they say that the Authors Of pain have got a lot to learn to make it big in this business. Authors Of Pain make fun of Titus tripping and falling at the Greatest Royal Rumble. Apollo says he respects Titus for all the things he's done for him and they should listen to Titus. Authors Of Pain says Titus can just retire. Titus says it's time for them to learn a lesson and Titus Worldwide attacks them. They knock The Authors Of Pain out of the ring.
Kurt Angle is talking to Stephanie backstage about the announcement and Corbin brings Owens over to them. Owens and Corbin tells Steph that Kurt has let Braun go out of control and almost end Owens career. Owens says he wants to face Braun again but for the Money In The Bank briefcase. He says if Braun loses in any way he loses the contract to Owens. Kurt says no but Steph makes the match for Summerslam. Steph leaves in her limo.
Tyler Breeze vs. Mojo Rawley
Tyler dodges Mojo but Mojo lands a right hand. Mojo tackles Tyler aggressively down. Mojo dominates but Mojo misses Tyler in the corner and rolls up Mojo but Mojo kicks out. Mojo gets back into beating down Tyler and lands a sit down Alabama Slam for the win.
Winner: Mojo Rawley.
Ziggler and McIntyre trash talk as Ziggler talks about being WWE's Iron Man and Drew promises to wipe the stupid smile off of Finn's face.
Elias is on stage again trying to promote the album until Finn's music hits and he makes his way to the ring.
Finn Balor vs. Drew McIntyre
Balor goes right to Drew with right hands but Drew lands a blow to the back of Finn. Drew nails chops to his chest. Drew charges at him but Finn drop kicks Drew out of the ring. Finn runs and flies over the top onto Drew outside. Back from commercial, Drew dominates as he whips Finn hard into the turnbuckle. Drew lands a big suplex, covers but Finn kicks out at 2. Finn tries to fight back, landing fore arms to Drew. Drew catches Finn as Finn bounces off the ropes but Finn turns it into a DDT. Finn regains momentum. Drew catches Finn on his shoulders but Finn kicks him on the apron. Finn goes for the Coup De Grace but Drew moves out of the way. Finn hits Sling Blade, a drop kick into the corner and heads to the top for the Coup De Grace but Ziggler knocks him off the top causing a DQ. Ziggler and Drew attack Finn until Seth Rollins comes out for the save. Ziggler and Drew retreat but Angle makes a impromptu tag match with the four competitors. Seth and Finn attack Drew and Dolph and bring them back to the ring.
Winner: Finn Balor by DQ.
Finn Balor and Seth Rollins vs. Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre
Seth dominates Dolph in the early goings. Dolph battles back with right hands but Seth fights back with chops in the corner. Seth sends Dolph outside and lands a cross body on Dolph outside. Back from commercial, Dolph is in control until Finn lands a drop kick to Dolph. Dolph brings Finn to the corner and Drew beats down Finn. Finn tries to make a tag but Drew whips him hard to the buckle. Finn lands outside the ring and Drew tosses Finn rib first onto the barricade. Dolph gets tagged in but Finn starts to fight back. Finn tries to make a tag but Dolph stops him. Finn lands a Pele kick to Dolph. Drew gets tagged in and stops Finn from tagging. Finn pushes Drew away and makes the tag. Seth comes in and knocks Drew outside the ring. Seth lands a Suicide Dive onto Drew and throws Seth into the barricade. Seth lands a Springboard Clothesline and the Blockbuster off the top. Seth covers but Drew kicks out at 2. Seth kicks Drew in the gut, goes for the Curb Stomp but Dolph stops him. Seth kicks Drew in the head but Dolph breaks up the pinfall. Finn hits Sling Blade on Dolph, Drew takes out Finn and slams Seth on his head. Drew covers but Seth kicks out at 2. Drew has Seth on his shoulders as Dolph heads to the top but Seth fights out knocking Dolph off the top rope and sending Drew outside the ring with a head scissors. Seth hits the Curb Stomp on Dolph for the win.
Winners: Seth Rollins and Finn Balor.
Bobby Lashley is interviewed and Bobby says he is confident that he will beat Roman again and hopes Brock is ready to face him at Summerslam.
Ember Moon makes her way to the ring for her match.
Ember Moon vs. Liv Morgan
Moon lands a drop kick to Liv and lands a over head slam to Liv. Moon flips and lands a clothesline in the corner. Moon dominates Liv until Moon misses a Springboard Cross Body. Liv beats down Ember and chokes her on the ropes. Liv is in control and gets her in a head lock. Moon gets out of it with a jaw breaker. Moon dodges Liv and plants Liv face first on the mat. Moon heads to the top rope but Liv knocks her off. Liv tries a superplex off the top but Moon counters and drops her face first on the mat. Moon jumps off the top with the Eclipse for the victory.
Winner: Ember Moon.
Seth Rollins is interviewed backstage and says Kurt Angle has given him a match at Summerslam against Dolph for the Intercontinental Championship.
Elis is introduced again and is about to play but Angle's music hits. Angle says he's not here to interrupt but just to say the floor is his. Elias says this album will change everyone's life and gives a shout out to O.A.R. who are in the crowd. Elias says he's sorry he hasn't returned their calls to be a part of the album but he says they should know how busy things get with things like this. Elias sings but then stops saying he is not feeling the vibe here. Elias says saying the word Cincinnati makes him nauseous. Elias says this is a gross group of people he has ever seen. Bobby Lashley's music hits and he makes his way to the ring for his match.
Bobby Lashley vs. Roman Reigns - #1 Contender's Match
Both men lock up. Roman pushes Bobby to the corner. Roman lands a right hand. Roman bounces off the ropes and lands a clothesline. Roman clotheslines Bobby over the top rope. Roman sends Bobby face first on the barricade. Bobby fights back and beats Roman down. Bobby clotheslines Roman over the top rope. Roman fights back outside and charges at Bobby but Bobby catches Roman and hits a belly to belly suplex on the outside. Back from commercial, Roman lands right hands and bounces off the ropes but Bobby catches him into a spine buster. Bobby covers but gets a 2 count. Bobby has a double arm stretch on Roman. Roman fights back with right hands, Bobby pushes him to the ropes and both men clothesline each other down. Both men land right hands back and forth. Roman charges, Bobby leap frogs over him and clotheslines him down. Bobby lands a belly to belly throw and Bobby rams his shoulder into the gut of Roman. Roman catches Bobby on his shoulders, Bobby lands on the apron. Roman charges at Bobby but Bobby catches him with a right hand. Bobby gets sent to the outside. Bobby tries to get back in the ring but Roman leg drops him into the ring. Roman goes for the Superman Punch but Bobby catches him in a Full Nelson submission. Roman pushes him into the corner and elbows Bobby to break the hold. Bobby takes down Roman with a submission hold but Roman fights out of it. Bobby tries a Spear but Roman moves and Bobby hits the ring post shoulder first. Roman clotheslines Bobby in the corner over and over. Roman charges but Bobby catches him in a power slam, covers, but Roman kicks out at 2 and a half. Bobby goes for a Spear but Roman catches him with a knee in mid air. Roman covers but Bobby kicks out at 2. Bobby lands a right hand but Roman rebounds with a Superman Punch. Roman covers but Bobby kicks out at 2 and a half. Bobby rolls out of the ring as the ref starts the count. Roman leaves the ring, charges at Bobby jumping off the steps but Bobby catches him. Roman fights out but gets thrown back in the ring. Bobby gets back in the ring and Spears Roman, covers 1.. 2.. but Roman kicks out at 2 and a half. Bobby goes for another Spear but Roman hits a Superman Punch. Roman goes for the Spear but Bobby kicks him away. Roman rebounds and hits a Spear on Bobby for the 1.. 2.. 3.
Winner: And New #1 Contender Roman Reigns.
End Of The Show.