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- Acting Raw GM Baron Corbin is in the ring to start the show, Corbin welcomes everybody to Monday Night Raw. Corbin then brings out Raw Commissioner Stephanie McMahon to the ring, McMahon talks about the clean sweep for Raw at WWE Survivor Series 2018. McMahon also says that Corbin had a major role as to why Raw did so well last night, McMahon and Corbin says they are going to celebrate tonight. Corbin wants to know if he’ll become the permanent GM of Raw after last night, Braun Strowman interrupts and makes his way to the ring. Strowman says he held up his end of the bargain at WWE Survivor Series and he wants a match with Corbin, McMahon says Strowman will face Corbin at WWE TLC.
McMahon says Corbin will become the permanent Raw GM if he wins at WWE TLC, but will lose all authority with a loss at the event. Strowman also wants his shot at the WWE Universal Title shot at Brock Lesnar, McMahon says he can have the title shot against Brock Lesnar at the WWE Royal Rumble if he wins at WWE TLC. Strowman says he’ll have a TLC Match with Corbin at WWE TLC, Corbin says that Strowman’s idea is terrible and promises to win at WWE TLC. Corbin says that Strowman will face Drew McIntyre and Bobby Lashley tonight, McMahon changes it to Lashley/McIntyre/Corbin against Strowman/Elias/Finn Balor and that match starts right now.
- Elias is on stage before the match begins and he promises to lead everybody to the promised land, Elias starts playing his guitar for everybody.
Braun Strowman, Finn Balor & Elias vs. Baron Corbin, Drew McIntyre & Bobby Lashley w/Lio Rush
The match begins with Corbin instantly tagging McIntyre into the match, McIntyre catches Strowman in a head and Strowman quickly gets free. McIntyre quickly attacks Strowman with a series of strikes, Strowman recovers and drops McIntyre with a shoulder block. Balor tags in and Strowman slams him onto McIntyre, McIntyre recovers and he nails Balor with a slam. Balor goes to the ring apron and McIntyre kicks him in the face, McIntyre knocks Balor to the arena floor before throwing him into the barricade as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see McIntyre hitting Balor with a suplex for a near fall, Corbin tags in and he stomps away on a downed Balor. Corbin traps Balor in the corner while kicking away at him, Lashley tags in and he drills Balor with a corner spear for a near fall.
Lashley holds Balor down while applying a chin lock, Lashley slams Balor before tagging Corbin back into the match. Balor fights back and Corbin rams him into the corner, Corbin then hits Balor with a Deep Six for a near fall. Lashley tags in and he drops balor with a hard Irish whip, Balor fights back and Lashley drops him with a clothesline for a near fall. Lashley sets up for the Dominator and Balor escapes to land a basement drop kick, Elias tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Elias traps Lashley in the corner while attacking him with a ton of kicks, Elias then hits Lashley with a mule kick. Corbin interferes and Elias sends him out of the ring, Balor tags in and he works with Elias to knock Lashley out of the ring. Balor then takes out Lashley and Corbin with a suicide dive, Balor gets Lashley in the ring and he goes to the top rope.
Corbin distracts the ref and McIntyre crotches Balor, McIntyre tags in and he nails Balor with a Claymore Kick for a three count (Eliminated: Finn Balor) as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Lashley working over Elias before tagging McIntyre in, McIntyre stomps away on Elias before tagging Corbin in. Corbin stomps away on Elias until he tags Lashley in, Lashley works over Elias before tagging McIntyre back in. McIntyre holds Elias down while wrenching away on his arm, McIntyre then hits Elias with an overhead release suplex. Lashley tags in and he also nails Elias with an overhead release suplex, Corbin tags back in and he attacks Elias with a few strikes. Corbin then drops Elias with a hard Irish whip into the corner, Corbin holds Elias down while applying a modified chin lock. Lashley goes after Strowman and McIntyre joins in the brawl on the arena floor, Elias gets free and he nails Corbin with a knee strike.
Elias goes to the top rope and he nails Corbin with a top rope elbow drop for a near fall, Lashley hits the ring and he knocks Elias out of the ring. Elias attacks Rush until he eats a spear from Lashley, Elias gets counted out from the match (Eliminated: Elias) as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see McIntyre and Corbin working over Strowman, McIntyre stands over Strowman while mauling him with strikes. Lashley tags in and he nails Strowman with a shoulder tackle, Lashley also chokes Strowman on the middle rope. Corbin tags in and he nails Strowman with more strikes, Corbin also stomps away on a downed Strowman. Corbin applies the modified chin lock to a downed Strowman, Strowman gets free and he attacks everybody with shoulder tackles. Strowman then hits Corbin with an avalanche, Strowman then lays Lashley out on the arena floor with a shoulder tackle.
Strowman hits Corbin with a power slam and McIntyre attacks him with a chair to cause a DQ (Eliminated: Drew McIntyre), Lashley and McIntyre continue attacking Strowman with the chair. Strowman is knocked out of the ring and Lashley nails him with a spear, McIntyre also continues attacking Strowman on the arena floor. McIntyre and Lashley throw Strowman into the barricade and then into the ring steps, Strowman fights back until getting laid out with a Claymore Kick from McIntyre. McIntyre and Lashley then throw Strowman into the ring steps, Corbin grabs a steel chair and he attacks Strowman with it. Lashley and McIntyre traps Strowman’s arm on the ring steps before Corbin crushes it with another part of the ring steps.
Match Result: No Contest
- Highlights are shown from last weeks Raw when Dean Ambrose torched his Shield vest.
- WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring, Mela talks about the weekend the WWE has had in Los Angeles. Rollins says WWE Survivor Series 2018 marked the 6th year anniversary of The Shield, Rollins says he has taken time to reflect on the last six years and it has made the situation with Dean Ambrose even worse. Rollins talks about Ambrose burning The Shield vest and how The Shield was a burden to him, Rollins says he never communicated with Ambrose when Ambrose was injured because they never contacted each other. Rollins says he has only heard Ambrose say the word “love” once in ten years, Rollins says he is feeling aggressive and he calls Ambrose out for a fight.
Ambrose appears on the big screen and he calls Rollins desperate, Ambrose says that Rollins doesn’t get it yet. Ambrose says that nobody knows what kind of people The Shield were behind the scenes and they’ll all pay for it in the end, Ambrose says they will all get what they deserve. Ambrose says Roman Reigns has to answer to the man upstairs for what his sins were, while Rollins will have to answer to him. Ambrose tells Rollins to come find him and Rollins heads backstage, Rollins starts asking everybody where Ambrose is. The security guys get testy and Rollins attacks them, Rollins continues the hunt for Ambrose.
Sasha Banks & Bayley vs. Nia Jax & Tamina
The match begins with Banks attacking Jax with a few strikes, Jax corners Banks before eating a few more kicks from her. Bayley tags in and she double teams Jax with Banks, Banks tags in and she kicks away at a cornered Jax. Bayley tags in and Jax quickly drops her, Tamina tags in and she drops Bayley after landing a headbutt. Bayley fights back and she kicks Tamina into the corner, Banks tags in and she nails Tamina with a drop kick to the knee. Bayley tags in and she nails Tamina with a knee strike, Banks tags in and she nails Tamina with a slingshot double stomp. Jax interferes and is quickly sent out of the ring by Banks as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Jax working over a downed Bayley. Bayley gets free and she stuns Jax by landing a jaw breaker, Banks tags in she attacks the knee of Jax.
Banks then nails Jax with a shining wizard for a near fall, Tamina interferes and she levels Banks on the arena floor. Tamina tags in and she gets banks back into the ring before getting a near fall on a pin attempt, Jax tags back in and she kicks away at a cornered Banks. Tamina tags back in and she nails banks with a running butt smash for a near fall, Tamina holds Banks down while applying a chin lock. Banks fights back and she hits Tamina with a double knee strike, Bayley tags in and she cleans house against the opposing team. Tamina quickly drills Bayley with a super kick from out of nowhere, Bayley goes for a roll up before hitting Tamina with some stunners in the ropes. Bayley then takes down Tamina with a Thesz Press while landing some strikes, Bayley goes to the top rope and she hits Tamina with a high cross body for a near fall.
Jax distracts Bayley and then cracks her with a punch, Jax tags in and she corners Bayley before tossing her across the ring. Jax runs over Bayley before getting a near fall on a pin attempt, Bayley fights back and Tamina distracts her. Jax hits Bayley with a Samoan drop for a three count.
Winners: Nia Jax & Tamina
- Charly Caruso is ready to do an interview when Dean Ambrose appears on the TV behind her, Ambrose tells her to find Seth Rollins because he knows where the spot is.
- Seth Rollins is still backstage hunting for Dean Ambrose, Rollins kicks a door open and it says “Burn It Down” on the back of it.
- Drake Maverick is shown in catering and he gets mocked for pissing his pants at WWE Survivor Series 2018. Chad Gable tells more jokes when Bobby Roode arrives to tell more jokes as Maverick storms over.
Lucha House Rules Match
The Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik, Lince Dorado & Kalisto) vs. The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
The match begins with Dawson nailing Kalisto with a series of strikes, Wilder tags in and Kalisto nails both opponents with kicks. The Lucha House Party triple team Wilder by landing splashes, Kalisto tags in and he rolls up Wilder for a near fall. Wilder recovers and he tags Dawson into the match, Dawson starts working over the previously injured knee of Kalisto. Dawson holds Kalisto down while wrenching away on his leg, Kalisto fights back as Wilder tags into the match. Kalisto kicks Wilder in the head before tagging Dorado in, Dorado hits Dawson with a high cross body before hitting Wilder with a drop kick. Dorado then hits Wilder with a springboard moonsault and hurricarana, Metalik interferes and drops Wilder so Dorado can land a shooting star press for a three count.
Winners: The Lucha House Party (Gran Metalik, Lince Dorado & Kalisto)
- Highlights are shown from the Ronda Rousey/Charlotte Flair match from WWE Survivor Series 2018.
- Charly Caruso interviews Seth Rollins backstage, who says that he is annoyed and will hurt Dean Ambrose tonight for what he said about Roman Reigns. Titus O’Neil finds Rollins to says that Ambrose was just in the location they are at.
- Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey makes her way to the ring, who announces that she’ll defend her title against Nia Jax at WWE TLC. Rousey says that she knows just how dangerous Jax is, Rousey promises to tap out Jax when they meet. Rousey says she is going after Charlotte Flair after WWE TLC, Rousey promises to finish what was started last night. Rousey says she didn’t come here to talk, but she came here to show everybody what a true champion is. Rousey says that this is her on her worst day and she won’t step aside, Rousey says she wants to defend the title tonight and issues an open challenge. Acting Raw GM Baron Corbin comes out and he comes to the ringside area, Corbin says Rousey won’t defend her title tonight.
Corbin also says that Rousey isn’t allowed to compete tonight, Rousey says she hasn’t pulled out of a fight ever before and she won’t tonight. Rousey also challenges Corbin to a fight if he cannot find her a challenger, Corbin relents and says he’ll get her an opponent for tonight.
Raw Women’s Title Match
Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Mickie James
The match begins with Rousey tossing James across the ring before landing a multiple strike combination, James recovers and she drops Rousey with a kick. James keeps the pressure on Rousey by landing strikes of her own, James goes back to attacking Rousey with a plethora of kicks. James drags Rousey to the mat while applying a modified chin lock, Rousey recovers and takes James down with multiple judo throws. Rousey then hits James with a series of Pipers Pits, Rousey applies the arm bar and a tap out follows.
Winner: Ronda Rousey, still the Raw Women’s Champion
After the match, Nia Jax and Tamina confront Ronda Rousey on the stage.
- Highlights are shown from the Brock Lesnar/Daniel Bryan match from WWE Survivor Series 2018.
AOP (Rezar & Akam) w/Drake Maverick vs. Bobby Roode & Chad Gable
The match begins with Akam dropping Gable before landing a few strikes, Akam then tosses Gable across the ring. Rezar tags in and he nails Gable with a knee strike for a near fall, Gable fights back and Rezar gets him in the back breaker. Gable gets free and he puts a sleeper hold on Rezar, Rezar gets free and he nails Gable with a spine buster. Rezar gets Gable on the top rope and Gable gets him in an arm bar, Roode tags in and he attacks Rezar with a few strikes. Roode corners Rezar before ;anding a spear, Roode then hits Rezar with a clothesline for a near fall on a pin attempt. Akam hits the ring and Roode fights back against both men, Roode hits Rezar with a blockbuster for tagging Gable in. Gable shocks Rezar with a roll up for a three count.
Winners: Bobby Roode & Chad Gable
- Dean Ambrose is shown backstage and he says that he isn’t playing games with Seth Rollins, Ambrose says this whole thing isn’t about Roman Reigns. Ambrose calls Rollins a whiner and there will be no apology when its all said and done.
- Seth Rollins is shown leaving the arena because he says that Dean Ambrose doesn’t want him to find him, but he will get Ambrose at WWE TLC.
Natalya vs. Ruby Riott w/Sarah Logan & Liv Morgan
The match begins with Natalya quickly dropping Riott and she attacks her with a bunch of strikes, Riott gets free and she drops Natalya after landing a thrust kick. Natalya fights back and she drops Riott before landing a basement drop kick, Natalya traps Riott in the corner while landing more strikes. Natalya looks for the sharp shooter and Riott gets out of the ring, Logan distracts Natalya and Riott drops her with a neck breaker. Riott knocks Natalya out of the ring as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Riott twisting away on the head of Natalya. Riott transitions into a jump guillotine choke against Natalya, Natalya gets free after hitting Riott with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall.
Natalya traps Riott in the corner while landing a few more strikes, Riott recovers and drops Natalya with an STO. Riott crushes Natalya with a second rope Stage Dive for a near fall, Riott goes to the top rope and Natalya gets up to throw her off to the mat below. Natalya then nails Riott with a spinning clothesline, Natalya attacks the rest of the Riott Squad before trying to get Riott in the sharp shooter. Natalya catches Riott in a roll up for a three count.
- The Raw announce team reveal that Braun Strowman is suffering from a shattered elbow after tonight’s attack.
- Dean Ambrose is shown backstage.
- Dean Ambrose makes his way to the ring and he talks about how everybody wants to see Seth Rollins beat him up, Ambrose says he doesn’t feel sorry for anything he has done. Seth Rollins appears on the big screen and he heads towards the ring to confront Ambrose, Rollins gets in the ring and he attacks Ambrose. Rollins knocks Ambrose out of the ring before landing a suicide dive, the fight continues into the crowd. The battle returns to the ring and Ambrose hits Rollins with a low blow, Ambrose then hits Rollins with Dirty Deeds multiple times.