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- Highlights are shown of the WWE stars appearing at the NBC Studious up fronts, which includes Raw Women’s Champion Nia Jax challenging Ronda Rousey.
- Roman Reigns makes his way to the ring and he has a microphone in hand, Reigns said he was robbed last week by Jinder Mahal. Reigns says Mahal should come out now so he can be more relevant that he ever has been before, Raw GM Kurt Angle makes his way to the ring instead. Angle grabs a microphone and he tells Reigns that Mahal won’t be coming out, Angle then says he got a call over the weekend and he was reminded of a few things. Angle then says that Mahal will be in a Money In The Bank Qualifying Match tonight against Elias and Bobby Lashley, Reigns wants in the match and Angle says that won’t happen.
Angle says he would understand if Reigns is mad at him and Reigns say that he isn’t, Reigns says he has some business to take care of before exiting the ring. Reigns is shown backstage looking for Mahal, Reigns finds Mahal and Sunil Singh before a brawl starts between them. Mahal throws Singh in Reigns and he beats him up with a garbage can, Reigns recovers and he throws Mahal into a plethora of things backstage. Reigns grabs a production box and he shoves it into Mahal, Reigns chases Mahal to the entrance ramp before landing a superman punch. Angle eventually brings out security as Mahal escapes to the backstage area.
WWE Intercontinental Title Match
Seth Rollins (c) vs. Kevin Owens
The match begins with Owens kicking Rollins in the midsection before landing a plethora of strikes and stomps, Owens traps Rollins in the corner while landing some more strikes. Owens recovers and he drops Owens with a clothesline, Rollins gets Owens in the corner before kicking and stomping away on him. Owens goes out of the ring to take a break and Rollins punches him as he tried getting back in the ring, Owens recovers to catch a diving Rollins and he throws him into the ring post. Owens gets Rollins in the ring to land a senton bomb for a near fall, Owens slows things down further by applying a chin lock to Rollins. Rollins gets free and Owens sends him back out of the ring as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Owens planting a knee into the back of Rollins while pulling back on his arms.
Rollins gets free again and he eventually sends a charging Owens out of the ring, Owens drags Rollins out of the ring and Rollins goes to the ring apron. Owens goes there as well and he sets up for a power bomb, Rollins escapes and the two exchange some strikes. Rollins catches Owens with a falcon arrow on the ring apron, the competitors get back in the ring and a striking exchange breaks out. Rollins then sends a charging Owens out of the ring before taking him out with a series of suicide dives, Rollins gets Owens in the ring and he catches him with a springboard clothesline. Rollins follows that up by catching Owens with a blockbuster for a near fall, Owens recovers to catch Rollins with a DDT for a near fall. Owens goes for a pop up power bomb and Rollins escapes to land a side kick, Rollins misses a curb stomp and Owens levels him with a super kick.
Rollins recovers to land an enzaguri before eating a lariat for a near fall, Owens goes to the top rope and he goes for a swnaton bomb. Rollins gets his knees up and he misses a second curb stomp attempt, Rollins catches Owens with a super kick followed by a revolution knee strike for another near fall. Rollins goes to the top rope and he goes for the frog splash, Owens gets his knees up and he rolls up Rollins for a near fall. Owens goes to the top rope and Rollins meets him up there, Owens nails Rollins with a super fisherman buster suplex and Rollins eventually rolls out of the ring a short time later. Owens gets Rollins back in the ring and Rollins catches him with a curb stomp from out of nowhere for the three count.
Winner: Seth Rollins, still the WWE Intercontinental Champion
- More highlights are shown when Raw Women’s Champion Nia Jax challenged Ronda Rousey for WWE Money In The Bank, a match that was accepted by Rousey.
- Raw GM Kurt Angle is talking on his phone when Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas, Axel says that they want a shot at the Raw Tag Team Titles. Angle turns them down since they have never won a tag team match on Raw, Angle says they will face Breezango tonight.
Money In The Bank Qualifying Match
No Way Jose vs. Baron Corbin vs. Bobby Roode
The match begins with Corbin jumping both opponents before knocking Jose out of the ring, Corbin goes out of the ring to throw Jose into the ring steps. Corbin gets back in the ring and Roode drops him with a forearm strike, Roode goes to the middle rope before catching Corbin with a blockbuster for a near fall. Corbin drops Roode neck first on the top rope before going to the arena floor, Jose drops Corbin on the arena floor as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Corbin holding Roode down with a cobra clutch, Roode gets free and Corbin nails him with a side slam for a near fall. Jose tries getting back in the ring and Corbin knocks him back to the arena floor, Corbin goes outside the ring to throw Jose into the barricade.
Corbin goes back in the ring and he stomps away on Corbin, Jose returns to the ring and he nails Corbin with some strikes. Corbin recovers and he nails Roode with a clothesline, Jose then drops Corbin with a clothesline and middle rope cross body block for a near fall. Roode returns and he catches Jose with a spine buster for a near fall, Corbin puts Roode on the top rope and Jose knocks Corbin out of the ring. Roode knocks Jose off the ropes before landing a middle rope clothesline, Roode knocks Corbin to the arena floor before Jose rolls him up for a near fall. Jose follows that up by clotheslining Roode out of the ring, Corbin leaps off the ring apron to nail Roode with a clothesline. Corbin gets back in the ring and he nails Jose with a choke breaker for a near fall, Roode returns to the ring and he catches Corbin with a sunset flip for a near fall.
Corbin recovers and he catches a charging Roode with a Deep Six for a near fall, Corbin corners before opponents before landing some running clotheslines. Roode sendsa a charging Corbin out of the ring before nailing Jose with a Glorious DDT for a three count.
Winner: Bobby Roode
- Raw GM Kurt Angle bumps into Kevin Owens backstage, Owens complains about his loss to Seth Rollins and he wants a rematch. Owens says he will call Stephanie McMahon if Angle doesn’t help him, Owens goes to his phone as Angle walks into the trainers room to check on Jinder Mahal. Mahal says he cannot compete tonight and Angle says the match is still on tonight, Mahal says he will still qualify for Money In The Bank tonight.
The B-Team (Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel) vs. Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango)
The match begins with Dallas and Breeze exchanging roll ups for multiple near falls, Dallas gets back in the ring and Breeze nails him with a drop kick. Axel distracts Breeze and and that allows Dallas to attack him from behind, Axel tags in and he nails Breeze with a DDT for a near fall. Axel then locks Breeze in a chin lock before tagging Dallas back in, Dallas nails Breeze with multiple knee drops before applying a chin lock. Breeze gets free and he nails Dallas with a back suplex, Fandango and Axel get the tags from their respective partners. Fandango nails Axel with jabs and clotheslines, Fandango nails Axel with a tornado DDT while knocking Dallas out of the ring. Fandango then hits Axel with a power slam for a near fall, Fandango goes to the top rope as Dallas throws Breeze into the barricade.
Fandango misses a guillotine leg drop, Dallas tags in and The B-Team hits Fandango with their finisher for the three count.
Winners: The B-Team (Bo Dallas & Curtis Axel)
After the match, Charly Caruso interviews The B-Team, Curtis Axel can’t believe they got the win and Bo Dallas says anything is possible for The B-Team. Axel says they are coming for the Raw Tag Team Championships.
Sasha Banks, Natalya & Ember Moon vs. The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan & Liv Morgan)
The match begins with Logan dropping Moon, Moon quickly recovers to nail Logan with a head scissors takedown and a leg sweep. Banks tags in and she hits Logan with a meteora for a near fall, Banks then hits Logan with a Thesz Press followed by a few strikes. Logan recovers and drops banks before getting her in the Riott Squad corner, Riott tags in and she double teams Banks alongside Logan. Morgan tags in and she nails Banks with some strikes as well, Riott tags back in before Banks takes out Logan and Riott. The teams have a face off as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Banks and Natalya hit Morgan with a double suplex. Morgan recovers to trip up Natalya, Morgan stands on Natalya with stomping away on her.
Natalya recovers to corner Morgan before tagging banks in, Morgan kicks Banks in the face before tagging Logan in. Banks catches Logan with a drop kick, Riott distracts Banks and Logan nails her with a knee strike for a near fall. Logan stands over Banks while smashing her head onto the ring mat a few times, Riott tags in and she applies the chin lock to Banks. Banks gets free by nailing Riott with a jaw breaker, Riott drops a charging Banks with a clothesline before tagging Morgan in. Morgan catches Banks with a middle rope bulldog for a near fall, Morgan holds Banks down while applying a scarf hold. Banks gets free and Morgan nails her with a drop kick for a near fall, Riott tags in and she catches Banks with shoulder thrusts in the corner. Banks recovers to throw Riott into Logan, Morgan tags in and Banks eventually gets the tag to Natalya.
Natalya quickly cleans house against the opposing team, Natalya drops Morgan before catching her with a basement drop kick. Natalya then hits Morgan with a spinning clothesline, Natalya goes for a sharp shooter on Morgan and Morgan gets free to land an enzaguri for a near fall. Moon takes out Riott while Banks takes out Logan on the arena floor, Natalya gets Morgan in the sharp shooter and a tap out follows.
Winners: Sasha Banks, Natalya & Ember Moon
Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler cut a promo from backstage, saying that the locker room has gone soft, with Braun Strowman and Finn Balor leading the way.
The Deleter Of Worlds (Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt) (Raw Tag Team Champions) vs. The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
The match begins with Wilder wrenching away on the arm of Hardy, Hardy gets free to work over the arm of Wilder. Hardy then hits Wilder with a few strikes as Wyatt tags into the match, Wyatt nails Wilder with a clothesline. Wilder gets Wuatt in the corner before tagging Dawson into the match, Dawson catches Wyatt with a few strikes. Wyatt freezes Dawson in his tracks before dropping him with a right, Wyatt then hits Dawson with a senton. Hardy tags in and he double teams Dawson alongside Wyatt for a near fall, Wilder tags in and he drops kicks Hardy in the back of his leg. Dawson tags in as Wilder hangs Hardy upside down in the corner, The Revival attack the injured leg of Hardy with a bunch of strike.
Hardy gets out of the corner and Dawson nails him with a dragon screw leg whip, Dawson holds Hardy down while wrenching away on the injured leg. Wilder tags in and he wrenches away on the injured leg of Hardy, Hardy fights back and he nails Wilder with a Side Effect. Dawson and Wyatt get atgged in by their respective partners, Wyatt quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Wyatt then hits Dawson with a uranage before Hardy tags in, Hardy hits Wilder with a Twist Of Fate, Hardy and Wyatt nail Dawson with a Kiss Of Deletion for the three count.
Winners: The Deleter Of Worlds (Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt)
- Bayley is shown backstage when Sasha Banks arrives, banks wishes her good luck and Bayley says thanks.
- Sami Zayn is in the ring and he has a microphone in hand, Zayn says that Prince Harry looks a lot like him. Zayn also says that Prince Harry is quite a fan of his, Zayn doesn’t like Bobby Lashley because he returned on the same night as Zayn returned to Raw. Zayn says Lashley’s suplex a few weeks ago have now given him vertigo, Zayn pulls out a doctors note and he reads it aloud. Zayn says that he has been victimized and targeted by Lashley, Zayn even shows clips from a recent interview done by Lashley with Renee Young. Zayn says he reached out to Lashley’s three sisters through social media, claiming they told him that Lashley isn’t who he pretends to be. Zayn says that Lashley’s three sisters will appear next week on Raw.
Money In The Bank Qualifying Match
Alexa Bliss vs. Bayley vs. Mickie James
The match begins with Bayley attacking James, Bliss helps James and they knock Bayley out of the ring as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see James holding Bayley in a chin lock, Bayley tries getting free and Bliss kicks her in the leg. Bayley gets free and she nails James with a jaw breaker, Bayley then attacks both opponents with some strikes. Bliss recovers and she nails Bayley from behind with a drop kick, James turns on Bliss and rolls her up for a near fall. Bliss and James have a shoving exchange before turning their focus to Bayley, Bliss and James corner before before kicking away at her. Bliss and James put Bayley on the top rope and they follow her up there, Bayley knocks both women down before taking them out with a top rope cross body block.
Bayley then nails James and Bliss with some clotheslines, Bayley traps both women in the ropes before landing a double stunner. Bayley then catches Bliss with a spear in the corner before landing a diving back elbow strike, James recovers and takes Bayley down with a top rope head scissors. Bayley then drops a charging James on the top turnbuckle, Bliss then hits Bayley with a Code Red for a near fall. The women then have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Bayley then causes Bliss to hit James with a forearm strike. Bayley then sends James into Bliss before getting sent to the ring apron, Bayley knocks James out of the ring. Bayley then catches Bliss with a Bayley To belly and James pulls her out of the ring, Bayley and James battle on the arena floor.
Bayley knocks James down before getting back in the ring, Bliss nails Bayley with a right followed by a DDT for the three count.
Winner: Alexa Bliss
- Jinder Mahal is shown being attended to by the trainers before exiting the medical room, Roman Reigns appears out of nowhere and he spears Mahal through a wall.
- Raw GM Kurt Angle is checking on Jinder Mahal with the medical team, Angle leaves to fin a replacement for Mahal.
Finn Balor & Braun Strowman vs. Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre
The match begins with Ziggler catching Balor with a few strikes after some chain wrestling, Balor rolls through a sunset flip to catch Ziggler with a basement drop kick. McIntyre and Strowman get tagged in by their respective partners, McIntyre does some trash talking before tagging Ziggler into the match as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Strowman slamming Balor onto a downed Ziggler, Ziggler recovers to hit Balor with a jaw breaker. Balor then knocks Ziggler out of the ring with a drop kick, McIntyre trips up Balor before tagging into the match. McIntyre traps Balor in the corner while landing some strikes, McIntyre holds Balor down while stomping on his hand.
Ziggler tags in and he catches Balor with a neck breaker for a near fall, Ziggler slows things down further by holding Balor in a chin lock. Ziggler drops Balor before tagging McIntyre back into the match, McIntyre nails Balor with a knee strike before attacking his back with a few blows. McIntyre misses a charge in the corner before Strowman and Ziggler get tagged into the match, Strowman quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Strowman misses a charge in the corner and he crashes into the ring post, Balor tags in and he nails Ziggler with a double stomp. Balor then hits Ziggler with a few running chops, Ziggler goes to the top rope and Balor knocks him off with an enzaguri. Balor then catches Ziggler with a falling elbow drop for a near fall, Balor escapes a roll up to catch Ziggler with a Sling Blade.
Balor then catches Ziggler with a shotgun drop kick, Balor goes to the top rope and McIntyre distracts him before getting destroyed by Strowman. Ziggler trips up balor and knocks him off the top rope before scoring a three count from out of nowhere.
Winners: Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre
- Raw GM Kurt Angle is talking on his phone backstage when he gets some bad news during the call from Stephanie McMahon.
Money In The Bank Qualifying Match
Elias vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Kevin Owens
The match begins with Elias jumping Lashley from behind, Owens and Elias would then double team Lashley in the corner. Elias misses a charge in the corner before Lashley nails both opponents with clotheslines, Lashley then hits Owens with a neck breaker as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Lashley throwing Owens into the barricade, Lashley would also throw Elias into the barricade a few moments later. Owens jumps Lashley from behind and he quickly gets him back in the ring, Owens and Elias double team a downed Lashley in the ring. Owens and Elias eventually turn on each other when a striking exchange breaks out between the two, Owens drops Elias before landing a senton for a near fall. Elias recovers and he slams Owens into the ropes, Lashley recovers and he nails Elias with a full nelson slam for a near fall.
Lashley then hits a charging Owens with a spine buster, Elias returns and he knocks Lashley out of the ring with a knee strike. Elias grabs his guitar and a microphone before trying to perform a concert for the fans, Owens gets back in the ring and Elias nails him with a knee strike for a near fall. Lashley returns and he attacks Elias with some strikes, Elias recovers and nails Lashley with a mule kick before Owens nails him with a super kick. Owens misses a cannonball and Elias catches him with a top rope elbow drop for a near fall, Lashley gets both men back in the ring and he works over them both. Lashley eventually nails Owens and Elias with a double suplex, Lashley then hits both opponents with spears in the corner. Owens eventually drops Lashley before going to the middle rope, Elias gets Owens off the ropes with a sit out power bomb for a near fall.
Lashley returns and he catches Elias with a press slam, Lashley then hits Elias with a Dominator before Sami Zayn drags him out of the ring. Zayn throws Lashley into the ring post before landing a Helluva Kick, Owens nails Elias with a frog splash for the three count.
Winner: Kevin Owens