Welcome to Fightful.com's live coverage & discussion for WWE Raw. We'll be bringing you full, fight by fight coverage of every bout on the card. You can also send in your feedback on our Disqus boards below!
- Randy Orton makes his way to the ring to start the show, Orton welcomes everybody to Monday Night Raw. Orton then tells AJ Styles to make his way to the ring, Styles eventually comes out and makes his way to the ring. Styles wants to know why Orton called him out to the ring, Styles says Orton isn’t the favorite to win the Royal Rumble. Styles says that his RKO is better than Orton’s version and that’s why he is the favorite to win the Royal Rumble, Drew McIntyre interrupts and comes to the ring. McIntyre says he is looking for bigger opponents in Styles and Orton, McIntyre says he wants a triple threat match with Orton and Styles.
Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles
The match begins with Orton quickly clearing the ring, Styles looks for a springboard move and Orton trips him up. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows interfere and are quickly taken out by Orton and McIntyre as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see McIntyre climbing to the top rope before getting crotched by Styles. Styles hangs McIntyre upside down in the corner after landing a few strikes, Orton also stomps away on the trapped McIntyre. Orton climbs the ropes and he meets Styles up there, McIntyre returns and he propels both competitors off the top rope. A three way striking exchange breaks out between the competitors in the match, Styles nails McIntyre with an enziguri before eating a clothesline from Orton. McIntyre returns to hit Styles with a Glasgow Kiss followed by a Future Shock DDT, McIntyre sets up for a Claymore Kick and he gets drop kicked by Orton. McIntyre leaves the ring and he drags Orton out of the ring before ramming him into the barricade, Styles then hits McIntyre with a dive.
Orton then sends McIntyre into the barricade before Styles shoves him into the ring post, Orton grabs the ring steps and he hits McIntyre with them. Styles attacks Orton before he gets in the ring, Styles then hits Orton with a rope assisted DDT. Styles sets up for an RKO and Orton avoids it before eating an overhead kick, Orton avoids a second RKO before nailing Styles with a Styles Clash for a near fall. Orton sets up for an RKO and Styles avoids it before eating a second one, McIntyre returns to hit Orton with a Claymore Kick and get a three count on the downed Styles.
Winner: Drew McIntyre
- Highlights are shown of the Big Show’s return from last weeks Raw.
- The AOP are talking in the locker room when Seth Rollins arrives, Rollins says he is excited for tonight’s opportunity. Rollins says the Fist Fight is going to be a demonstration of what happens to those who are against them, Rollins says that nobody can stop them tonight. Rollins says he sacrificed more than anyone to make sure his destiny remains intact, Rollins says they will show the entire world tonight.
Ricochet vs. Mojo Rawley
The match begins with Rawley tossing Ricochet across the ring, Ricochet fights back and he cracks Rawley with a few strikes. Ricochet then drops Rawley with a head scissors takedown followed by a drop kick, Rawley recovers and he nails Ricochet with a knee strike. Ricochet responds by tossing Rawley out of the ring, Rawley gets to the ring apron and Ricochet nails him with a springboard drop kick followed by a suicide dive. Ricochet gets Rawley in the ring before missing a springboard leap, Rawley nails Ricochet with a shoulder tackle for a near fall. Rawley corners Ricochet before landing some shoulder thrusts, Rawley then hits Ricochet with a slam followed by more strikes in the corner. Rawley follows up on that by nailing Ricochet with an avalanche, Ricochet fights back and he escapes the grasp of Rawley to land a head kick. Rawley recovers and he catches a leaping Ricochet, Ricochet gets free and he nails Rawley with a Recoil. Ricochet goes to the top rope and he nails Rawley with a 630 for a three count.
- The Street Profits are backstage and they talk about what has been going down on Raw, Montez Ford talks about the Fist Fight happening later tonight. Angelo Dawkins is reading something and Ford tosses it away.
Charlotte Flair vs. Sarah Logan
The match begins with Flair immediately dropping Logan with a boot to the face, Logan gets to the ropes before exiting the ring. Flair leaves the ring and she attacks Logan with some strikes, Logan fights back and she nails Flair with a bunch of strikes before getting her in the ring. Flair recovers and she sends Logan face first into the top turnbuckle, Flair gets Logan in the Figure Eight and a tap out follows.
Winner: Charlotte Flair
After the match, Charlotte Flair throws Sarah Logan out of the ring.
- Kevin Owens and Samoa Joe are talking about the rules for tonight’s Fist Fight, Joe tells Owens to not worry about the rules. Big Show arrives to tell Owens not to worry about the rules for tonight, Owens says he will knock out Seth Rollins tonight.
- WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman make their way to the ring, Heyman says everybody needs to show appreciation to Lesnar. Heyman and Lesnar exit the ring as fans chant “you suck” at them, Heyman stands outside the ring saying that Lesnar does not suck before they both get back in the ring. Heyman talks about the historical announcement they made last week, Heyman says his spoilers always come true because Lesnar executes them all. R-Truth interrupts and his makes his way to the ring, R-Truth says he saw something on TV about Lesnar being the favorite to win the Royal Rumble. R-Truth says John Cena taught him to never give up, R-Truth says he is declaring himself in the Royal Rumble. R-Truth says he will eliminate Heyman from the Royal Rumble, Heyman says Lesnar is in the Royal Rumble and not him.
R-Truth then says he is undeclaring for the Royal Rumble, R-Truth talks about Heyman’s big mouth before Heyman says nobody likes R-Truth. Lesnar eventually attacks R-Truth and nails him with an F-5, Lesnar then heads backstage with Heyman.
- R-Truth is being helped up the ramp after the commercial break and Mojo Rawley attacks R-Truth, Rawley pins R-Truth to win the WWE 24/7 Championship.
- Charly Caruso interviews Bobby Lashley and Lana, Lana doesn’t want to answer anything about the wedding a few weeks back. Lashley and Lana talk about how everything got ruined on their wedding night, Lana says she and Lashley have accepted the fact that everybody are envious of them and they will crush Rusev.
Bobby Lashley w/Lana vs. Rusev
The match begins with Rusev and Lashley exchanging some strikes, Lashley looks for a go behind and Rusev drops him with a shoulder tackle. Rusev follows that up by nailing Lashley with a spinning heel kick, Lashley fights back and he nails Rusev with a lot of strikes. Lashley follows Rusev around the ring while landing more strikes, Rusev fights back and he attacks Lashley with a ton of strikes. Rusev follows that up by nailing Lashley with a clothesline, Rusev then hits Lashley with an avalanche and a suplex. Rusev traps Lashley in the ropes while kicking him right in the back, Rusev also corners Lashley while landing shoulder thrusts. Rusev then connects with another suplex on Lashley before landing a few stomps, Rusev briefly separates from Lashley before landing more strikes. Rusev drops Lashley in the corner before landing a cannonball for a near fall, Lashley exits the ring and he pokes Rusev in the eye a few moments later.
Lashley knocks Rusev out of the ring with a clothesline a few moments later, Lashley leaves the ring and he nails Rusev with a spear on the arena floor as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Lashley holding Rusev in a chin lock on the inside of the ring, Lashley releases the hold to nail Rusev with a slam. Rusev starts fighting back and Lashley drops him with an elbow strike, Lashley leaves the ring and he drags Rusev to the corner before smashing his knee into the ring post. Lashley gets back in the ring to attack Rusev with more strikes, Rusev avoids a charging Lashley and Lashley crashes into the ring post. Rusev gets angry and he attacks Lashley with a bunch of strikes, Rusev then hits Lashley with a Samoan drop after landing a short arm clothesline. Rusev follows that up by nailing Lashley with a belly to belly suplex, Rusev misses a kick and he rolls through a release German suplex from Lashley. Rusev then nails Lashley with a Machka Kick, Rusev goes for the Accolade and Lana distracts him.
Lashley gets free and he nails Rusev with a chop block, Lashley and Rusev drop each other after landing a double clothesline. Liv Morgan comes down to the ring and she confronts Lana, Lana attacks Morgan and throws her into the barricade. Lashley then hits Rusev with a spear for a three count.
Winner: Bobby Lashley w/Lana
- Bobby Lashley and Lana interrupt Charly Caruso, they say that they have a problem with Liv Morgan. Lana challenges Rusev and Morgan to a mixed tag team match next week, Lashley gets angry and he storms away.
- The Viking Raiders head to the ring and they issue an open challenge for tonight, which is answered by The Singh Brothers.
The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar) vs. The Singh Brothers (Sunil & Samir)
The match begins with The Viking Raiders attacking The Singh Brothers on the arena floor, Erik throws both of The Singh Brothers into the ring. Ivar then slams The Singh Brothers before tagging Erik in, Erik then slams Ivar onto the downed Singh Brothers. The Viking Raiders hit Samir with The Viking Experience for a three count.
Winners: The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar)
- Liv Morgan and Rusev are backstage, Rusev calls Bobby Lashley and Lana a waste of his breath. Rusev says he will fight them both under any circumstances, Morgan says she is the living embodiment of Lana’s kharma and she is a bitch.
- Jerry Lawler is in the ring for the contract signing between Becky Lynch and Asuka, Lynch makes her way to the ring followed by Asuka and Kairi Sane. Asuka grabs the microphone and says some stuff in Japanese, Sane pokes Lynch a few times with her umbrella before Lynch takes it away from her. Sane leaves the ring to retrieve the umbrella and Asuka signs the contract, Lynch signs the contract a few moments later. Lynch starts speaking and Asuka sprays mist in her eyes, Asuka and Sane leave the ring afterwards. Lynch gets a microphone and she says rewards and acclaims are poison for someone like her, Lynch says she will go down swinging at WWE Royal Rumble 2020 and will take Asuka down with her.
- Highlights are shown of what went down last week between Andrade, Zelina Vega and Rey Mysterio.
- Sarah Schreiber interviews Zelina Vega and Andrade, Vega says there is a huge difference between Andrade and Rey Mysterio. Vega says a report has been filed against Mysterio with the authorities after last weeks attack, Vega says Mysterio is setting a bad example for all of his children. Andrade gets angry and says a lot of things in Spanish before storming off.
- Charly Caruso interviews Rey Mysterio, who says a bunch of things in Spanish before saying he loves the idea of facing Andrade in a ladder match next week. Mysterio says he is willing to accept the consequences of what could go down next week, Mysterio says he will take back the WWE United States Championship.
- A video package airs highlighting the feud between Aleister Black and Buddy Murphy.
Aleister Black vs. Buddy Murphy
The match begins with Black nailing Murphy with a spinning elbow strike followed by more strikes, Murphy fights back and he lands strikes of his own. Black recovers and he attacks Murphy with a variety of kicks, Murphy leaves the ring and Black nails him with a baseball slide drop kick. Black leaves the ring and he nails Murphy with more strikes, Black gets Murphy back in the ring and he follows him in there. Murphy kicks his way free and he exits the ring alongside Black, Black then knocks Murphy into the ring post after landing a kick. Murphy recovers and he drops Black on the ramp before throwing him into the barricade a few times, Black fights back and they exchange strikes in the time keepers area. Murphy climbs to the top of the barricade and Black uses a kick to trip him up, Black gets Murphy back in the ring before getting a near fall on a pin attempt. Murphy recovers and he knocks Black to the ring apron, Black lands a kick before leaping off the top rope.
Murphy traps Black in the corner before drop kicking him into the ring post, Murphy drags Black out of the ring before suplexing him on the arena floor as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Black dropping Murphy in the arena floor before landing a double stomp, Black then kicks Murphy into the time keepers area before landing a running knee strike. Black gets Murphy back in the ring and he attacks him with more strikes, Black then drops Murphy with another knee strike for a near fall. Murphy gets up and he catches Black in a roll up with a handful of tights for a near fall, Murphy knocks Black out of the ring a short time later. Black gets back in the ring and he nails a charging Murphy with another knee strike for another near fall, Murphy goes to the ring apron while exchange strikes with Black. Black goes to the middle rope and Murphy kicks him in the head, Murphy climbs to the top rope and Black meets him up there before getting knocked off.
Black recovers and he nails Murphy with a running head kick that knocks them both to the arena floor, both get back in the ring and exchange strikes. Black knocks Murphy into the ropes before landing a head kick, Murphy nails an upside down Black with a head kick. Murphy then hits Black with a Murphy’s Law for a near fall, Murphy goes for Murphy’s Law again and he lets Black go. Murphy misses Black Mass and Black lands one of his own for a near fall, Black nails Murphy with a second Black Mass for a three count.
Winner: Aleister Black
- Charly Caruso tries interviewing Buddy Murphy at ringside and he declines to cleak.
Erick Rowan vs. Unknown Wrestler
The match begins with Rowan throwing his opponent out of the ring, Rowan then throws the opponent into the barricade. Rowan sticks his hand into the cage and whatever is in there bites his hand, Rowan gets back in the ring to hit his opponent with an avalanche. Rowan then hits the opponent with an Iron Claw for a three count.
Winner: Erick Rowan
- Seth Rollins and AOP are shown backstage.
Seth Rollins & AOP (Rezar & Akam) vs. Big Show, Kevin Owens & Samoa Joe
The match begins with Rollins and AOP jumping Show during his entrance, Joe and Owens come out to attack them with kendo sticks. Show gets in the ring and he attacks Rollins with the kendo stick, Joe throws a table in the ring before getting attacked by one of the AOP. Show sets the table up in the corner while the rest of the competitors brawl up to the stage, Show and Rollins continue their brawl on the arena floor. Rollins shoves Show into the ring post, Owens runs up the stage before diving onto both AOP. Joe leaps off the stage and he puts a member of AOP through a table, Buddy Murphy is still at ringside and Rollins asks him for help. Show gets Rollins in the ring before landing a choke slam, Murphy gets in the ring and he nails Show with a low blow. Rollins and Murphy put Show through the table. AOP resume their brawl with Joe and Owens by the announcer area, AOP then put Owens and Joe through the announce table.
Show fights back and he throws Murphy out of the ring before attacking Rollins, Show climbs the ropes and AOP returns to nail him with a double power bomb. Rollins nails Show with a curb stomp and the ref rings the bell a short time later.
Winners: Seth Rollins & AOP (Rezar & Akam)
After the match, Seth Rollins embraces Buddy Murphy.