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- Elias is in the ring and he wants to know “who wants to walk with Elias?” Elias says he is the WWE’s most valuable asset before promising to win the WWE Intercontinental Title at WWE Money In The Bank, Elias talks about attacking Seth Rollins last week on WWE Raw. Elias then performs a new song he wrote, Rollins eventually interrupts Elias and he makes his way to the ring. Rollins first grabs a steel chair and he gets in the ring, the two have a face off until Rollins knocks the guitar out of Elias’ hands. Jinder Mahal appears from behind and he attacks Rollins, Roman Reigns comes out and he makes the save for Rollins. Raw GM Kurt Angle comes out and to announce that Jinder Mahal & Elias will face Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins in a tag match that starts right now.
The Shield (Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns) vs. Elias & Jinder Mahal w/Sunil Singh
The match begins with Elias quickly tagging Mahal in the ring to avoid Rollins, both teams exchange tags until a brawl breaks out between all four competitors. Rollins battles Mahal on the arena floor while Reigns battles Elias on the arena floor, Rollins gets Mahal in the ring before tagging Reigns in. The Shield double team Mahal before Rollins gets tagged back in for more double team work, Mahal traps Rollins in the corner before Elias tags in and he attacks Rollins from behind. Elias then drops Rollins neck first on the top rope for a near fall, Elias then chokes Rollins on the bottom rope. Rollins fights back and Elias drops him with a clothesline, Elias slows things down further while twisting on the head of Rollins. Elias transitions to a chin lock on a downed Rollins, Rollins gets free and he causes Elias to miss a knee drop.
Mahal tags in and Rollins sends him out of the ring before tagging Reigns in, Reigns quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Reigns then nails Mahal with clothesline smashes in the corner, Mahal fights back and Reigns drops him with a boot to the face. Elias tags in and Reigns nails him with a boot to the face, Mahal distracts Reigns and Elias rolls out of the ring. Reigns goes after Mahal and Elias drops him with an axe handle smash as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Elias holding Reigns in a chin lock. Elias releases the hold to catch Reigns with some strikes, Mahal tags in and he drops Reigns first on the top rope for a near fall. Mahal nails Reigns with some knee strikes before applying a chin lock to him, Mahal releases the hold to nail Reigns with a knee drop. Elias tags in and he catches Reigns with another knee drop for a near fall, Reigns fights back and Elias drops him with a back elbow strike.
Mahal tags in and he reapplies the chin lock to a downed Reigns, Reigns fights back and he catches Mahal with a Samoan drop. Rollins and Elias get the tags from their respective partners, Rollins quickly cleans house against the opposing team. Rollins nails Elias with a blockbuster for a near fall, Elias misses a knee strike and Rollins nails him with a falcon arrow for a near fall, Mahal hits the ring and Reigns takes him out with a superman punch. Reigns then rolls out of the ring to hit Elias with a Drive By, Rollins looks for The Stomp and Singh distracts him. Mahal then throws Reigns right into the ring steps and into the crowd, Elias catches Rollins with a roll up and Rollins kicks out to land an enzaguri. Rollins then takes out Mahal with a suicide dive, Rollins chases Singh into the ring while holding a steel chair. Elias catches a distracted Rollins with a DDT on a steel chair, Elias hits Rollins with Drift Away for the three count.
Winners: Elias & Jinder Mahal w/Sunil Singh
- Curt Hawkins is in the ring while there is a table full out tacos outside of the ring, Hawkins says he is sitting at 199 losses in a row. Hawkins says everybody in the arena will get a free taco if he wins tonight, Hawkins then introduces his opponent tonight in James Harden from Houston, Texas.
Curt Hawkins vs. James Harden
The match begins with Hawkins backing Harden into the corner before landing some strikes, Hawkins then hits Harden with a hard Irish whip. Hawkins then nails a charging Harden with a scoop slam, Hawkins misses a charge in the corner and Harden lands a few strikes. Hawkins recovers and he nails Harden with a lariat, Baron Corbin makes his way to the ring and he attacks Harden with the End Of Days to cause a DQ.
Winner: James Harden, by DQ
After the match, Curt Hawkins goes after Baron Corbin and Corbin drops him before shoving a table full of tacos onto him.
- Natalya is shown warming up backstage when Ronda Rousey appears to give her some pointers.
- Raw GM Kurt Angle is texting on his phone backstage when Baron Corbin arrives, Corbin says he has been overshadowed since coming to Raw. Corbin reads a message from Stephanie McMahon, which says Corbin is the “constable” of WWE Raw, as he will keep things in order.
- Ronda Rousey makes her way to the announce table before the next match.
Nia Jax vs. Natalya
The match begins with Jax quickly shoving Natalya to the mat below, Natalya then goes for a headlock and she tries taking Jax down. Jax gets free and Natalya attacks Jax with some clotheslines, Natalya then goes for a drop kick before eating a shoulder tackle. Natalya rolls out of the ring as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Jax holding Natalya in a cobra clutch. Natalya gets free by nailing Jax with a jaw breaker, Natalya tries slamming Jax and Jax blocks it before landing a headbutt. Natalya tries fighting back and she catches Jax with a modified bulldog, Natalya finally drops Jax with a running drop kick. Natalya then hits a dazed Jax with a plethora of strikes, Jax misses a charge in the corner and Natalya nails Jax with a spinning clothesline for a near fall.
Natalya’s knee buckles as she goes for a basement drop kick, Jax then hits the injured Natalya with a Samoan drop for a three count.
Winner: Nia Jax
After the match, Ronda Rousey goes to the ring to comfort the injured Natalya, Nia Jax and Rousey come face to face. Rousey helps Natalya out of the ring and then she starts helping her walk backstage as Jax remains in the ring.
- Bobby Roode is interviewed backstage by Renee Young, Roode says that he is ecstatic to be in the Money In The Bank Ladder Match, but says he has never faced anyone like Braun Strowman before in his wrestling career.
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