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- WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman make their way to the ring, highlights are then shown of Lesnar winning back the WWE Universal Title. Heyman does the usual introduction for himself and Lesnar, Heyman says he and Lesnar told everybody what was going to happen. Heyman says he told everybody backstage that Lesnar would be defending the WWE Universal Title at WWE Summerslam ‘19, Heyman says there is going to be a battle royal tonight to determine who faces Lesnar at WWE Summerslam ‘19. Seth Rollins, Randy Orton, Big E, Cesaro, Braun Strowman, Rey Mysterio, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, Bobby Lashley and Roman Reigns are announced as the battle royal participants. Heyman tells everybody what they would be risking by facing Lesnar, Ricochet comes out for his match as Lesnar and Heyman were exiting the ring.
2 Out Of 3 Falls Match
Ricochet & The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) vs. Bobby Roode & The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
The fall begins with Jey immediately nailing Dawson with a super kick, Ricochet tags into hit Dawson with a knee strike and the Recoil for a three count.
Fall #1 Winners: Ricochet & The Usos (Jimmy & Jey)
The fall begins with Roode attacking Ricochet with a plethora of strikes, Ricochet recovers to hit Roode with a head scissors takedown followed by a drop kick. Jey tags in and he nails Roode with a side kick to the midsection, Roode nails a charging Jey with a spine buster for a near fall. Wilder tags in and he nails Jey with a ton of strikes, Wilder then chokes Jey along the top rope before landing more strikes. Jey fights back and Wilder nails him with a slam, Wilder misses an elbow drop and Jimmy tags into the match. Jimmy nails Wilder with a pop up Samoan drop, Dawson makes a blind tag and he nails Jimmy with a flapjack for a three count.
Fall #2 Winners: Bobby Roode & The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
The fall begins with Dawson nailing a cornered Jimmy with a clothesline followed by a suplex, Wilder tags in and he works with Dawson to double slingshot Jimmy into the bottom rope. Wilder slows things down by holding Jimmy in the abdominal stretch, Jimmy gets free and he drops Wilder with a hip toss. Dawson tags in and Jimmy quickly takes him out, Ricochet and Roode get tagged in by their respective partners. Ricochet nails Roode with a springboard clothesline, before knocking everybody else out to the arena floor. Jey then takes out Wilder and Dawson with a suicide dive, Ricochet nails Roode with a Recoil and 630 splash for the three count.
Fall #3 Winners: Ricochet & The Usos (Jimmy & Jey)
Match Winners: Ricochet & The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) (2-1)
After the match, The Club make their way to the ring and a brawl breaks out with them Ricochet and The Usos. Bobby Roode and The Revival get caught up in the brawl as well, The Revival eventually take out Jey Uso with a Shatter Machine. AJ Styles nails Ricochet with a Phenomenal Forearm before Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows takes Ricochet out with a Magic Killer.
- The War Raiders are shown backstage.
The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar) vs. Vinny Burr & Jackson Rains
The match begins with Erik and Ivar instantly attacking both opponents, Ivar crushes both cornered opponents with his behind. Ivar slams Rains until the knee of Erik before landing a slingshot clothesline, The Viking Raider hit Burr with the Viking Experience for a three count.
Winners: The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar)
- Highlights are shown from The Undertaker & Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre & Shane McMahon from WWE Extreme Rules ‘19.
- A video airs showing some of the WWE superstars mocking Drew McIntyre for what happened last week on WWE Raw, Cedric Alexander says he seized an opportunity last week pretending to be Gary Garbutt. McIntyre says he is planning on getting revenge against Alexander, Alexander says the joke will be on McIntyre tonight.
Drew McIntyre vs. Cedric Alexander
The match begins with McIntyre immediately dropping Alexander, McIntyre traps Alexander in the corner before landing a few chops. Alexander recovers and he uses a handstand kick to knock McIntyre out of the ring, Alexander follows that up by taking McIntyre out with a suicide dive. Alexander gets McIntyre back in the ring before missing a springboard clothesline, McIntyre then propels Alexander into the corner. McIntyre then tosses Alexander across the ring before landing a suplex throw for a near fall, McIntyre goes for a suplex and Alexander escapes before landing a spinning elbow strike. McIntyre goes to the top rope and Alexander nails him with a drop kick as he leapt off, McIntyr
e recovers and he nails a leaping Alexander with a Glasgow Kiss.
McIntyre then attacks Alexander with a plethora of strikes, McIntyre goes for the reverse Alabama slam and Alexander shocks him with a roll up for a three count.
Winner: Cedric Alexander
- Highlights are shown of Shinsuke Nakamura defeating Finn Balor to win the WWE Intercontinental Title at WWE Extreme Rules 2019.
- Finn Balor says that WWE Extreme Rules ‘19 was a tough night for him, but he won’t dwell on the past because he wants his title back. Balor says he will find a way to beat Samoa Joe to keep moving forward, Joe appears and he says that he’ll be handing Balor another loss tonight.
- Charly Caruso interviews Roman Reigns, who says that this is his week and he’ll finish it strong by winning the battle royal tonight and then winning the WWE Universal Championship at WWE Summerslam.
Samoa Joe vs. Finn Balor
The match begins with Joe backing Balor into the ropes before giving him a shove, Joe gets Balor down while wrenching away on his arm. Balor gets free and he captures Joe in a headlock, Joe gets free and he nails a charging Balor with a chop. Balor recovers and he takes Joe down with a headlock, Joe catches Balor in a roll up for a three count.
Winner: Samoa Joe
After the match, Samoa Joe attacks Finn Balor and Balor fights back by landing a double stomp and shotgun drop kick followed by a Coupe De Grace. The lights go out as Balor is celebrating in the ring, somebody is attacking Balor in the darkness and that person is revealed to be Bray Wyatt.
- Drake Maverick & Renee Michelle arrive at a hotel for their honeymoon and check in, Michelle wants the most romantic room and the best champagne. R-Truth appears as they leave and he has a referee with him, R-Truth tries bribing the hotel clerk to get information on Maverick.
- The Street Profits talk about what they have just witnessed on WWE Raw before giving predictions for the women’s fatal 4 way elimination match and the battle royal that are taking place tonight.
- Mike Bennett is shown backstage when Maria arrives, Maria says that she should wrestle while pregnant because she has a better chance of beating Zack Ryder than he does.
Zack Ryder vs. Mike Kanellis
The match begins with Ryder nailing Kanellis with a Rough Rider for a three count.
Winner: Zack Ryder
After the match, Maria grabs a microphone and says that Mike should’ve let her wrestle tonight, Maria says the unborn baby had a better shot at winning the match that he did.
- The Club are shown talking backstage.
The Club (AJ Styles, Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows) vs. The Lucha House Party (Lince Dorado, Gran Metalik & Kalisto)
The match begins with Syles throwing his shirt at Metalik before attacking him with strikes, Anderson tags in and he stomps away on a downed Metalik. Metalik fights back and he nails Anderson with a bulldog followed by a missile drop kick, Anderson recovers and he tags Gallows into the match. Gallows keeps Metalik cornered while mauling him with strikes, Metalik fights back and gallows quickly drops him. Anderson tags in and he nails Metalik with a running knee lift, Ricochet appears from out of nowhere and he attacks Styles. A brawl breaks out between everybody as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Styles drilling Dorado with a drop kick. Gallows tags in and he nails a cornered Dorado with some more strikes, Anderson tags in and he slams Dorado for a near fall.
Dorado recovers and he nails Anderson with a handspring stunner, Kalisto tags in and he cleans house against the opposing team. Kalisto then drops Anderson with a hurricarana, The Lucha House Party then takes out The Club with suicide dive. Styles interferes and distracts Kalisto, Anderson then catches a leaping Kalisto and nails him with a spine buster. Gallows tags in and he works with Anderson to hit Kalisto with a Boot Of Doom, Styles tags in and he forces Kalisto to tap out to the calf crusher.
Winners: The Club (AJ Styles, Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows)
After the match, AJ Styles holds Kalisto in the calf crusher for an extended amount of time.
- Highlights are shown from the Winners Take All match from WWE Extreme Rules ‘19.
- Seth Rollins is interviewed backstage, Rollins says he has to be focused on winning the battle royal tonight, Rollins says he is hurt seeing Brock Lesnar as the WWE Universal Champion. Rollins says that he doesn’t know if Becky Lynch is going to be here on Raw tonight, Rollins says he’ll fight anyone to get a shot at Lesnar.
- Highlights from Bray Wyatt’s return are shown.
- Becky Lynch shows up before the bell sounds for the next match.
Fatal 4 Way Elimination Match
Winner Gets Raw Women’s Title Shot At WWE Summerslam
Alexa Bliss w/Nikki Cross vs. Carmella vs. Natalya vs. Naomi
The match begins with Bliss going after everybody until she gets chased out of the ring, Natalya clears the ring until its just her and Naomi. Naomi misses a charge in the corner and Natalya drops her, Natalya and Naomi drop each other with a double neck breaker. Carmella tries pinning Naomi and Natalya for some near falls, Carmella grabs Natalya and she tosses her out of the ring. Carmella traps Naomi in the corner before kicking away at her, Naomi fights back and Carmella stops her on the top rope. Carmella gets Naomi down with a hurricarana for a near fall, Carmella then hits Natalya with a Mella Go Round. Carmella follows that up by nailing Natalya with a bronco buster, Carmella nails Natalya and Naomi with super kicks before getting rolled up by Bliss for a three count.
The match resumes with Naomi nailing Bliss with a drop kick for a near fall, Naomi then slams Bliss before knocking Natalya out of the ring. Naomi traps Bliss in the corner before assaulting her with kicks for a near fall, Bliss fights back and she nails Naomi with a clothesline for a near fall. Bliss traps Naomi near the ropes while attacking her with multiple kicks, Naomi and Bliss then drop each other with a double clothesline as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Naomi rolling Natalya up before landing a hurricarana, Natalya goes out of the ring and she drags Naomi out. Naomi then nails Natalya with a blockbuster on the arena floor, Bliss gets Naomi in the ring to get a near fall on a pin attempt. Bliss slows things down further by holding Naomi in a chin lock, Naomi gets free and Bliss attacks her with more strikes.
Naomi fights back and she catches Bliss in a roll up for a near fall, Naomi then hits Bliss with a leg sweep and leg drop for a near fall. Naomu follows that up by nailing Bliss with a bulldog into the corner, Natalya returns and nails Naomi with a spinning clothesline for a near fall. Natalya then applies a chin lock to a downed Naomi, Natalya releases the hold to apply the surfboard stretch to Naomi. Bliss tries pinning Natalya to break the submission hold, Naomi then attacks Natalya with a few kicks before getting tosses across the ring. Naomi drops Natalya and Bliss distracts her, Natalya hits Naomi with a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Bliss then drops Natalya with a right, Bliss then focuses her attack on Naomi while putting her in a chin lock.
Bliss traps Naomi in the corner before kicking away at her, Bliss then takes the opportunity to choke Naomi in the corner. Naomi drops Bliss with a series of kicks for a near fall, Bliss recovers and she applies a chin lock to Naomi. Natalya gets back in the ring and Bliss throws Naomi into her, Bliss sends a charging Natalya into the corner while stomping away on her. Naomi grabs Bliss and she drags her out of the ring, Naomi goes for a roll up and Natalya counters with a roll up for the three count and we go to a commercial break.
We return from the break to see Bliss and Cross talking shop on the arena floor, Cross grabs a microphone and she demands that the crowd cheer for Bliss. Bliss hides in the ropes so Natalya cannot get at her, Bliss then drops Natalya with a kick to the midsection. Natalya fights back and Bliss drops her by pulling her hair, Bliss then hits Natalya with Insult To Injury for a near fall. Natalya fights back again and Bliss rolls out of the ring, Natalya then takes out Cross with a spinning clothesline. Bliss gets Natalya back in the ring and Natalya gets her in a sharp shooter and Bliss taps out.
Eliminated: Alexa Bliss
After the match, Charly Caruso interviews Natalya and she says that Alexa Bliss sucks. Natalya says her life changed a lot in the last year and she’ll be facing Becky Lynch in her home country of Canada, Lynch grabs a microphone and she says that she came here to fight. Lynch then says Natalya better step up or she’ll wipe the floor with her in Canada, Lynch says she is better in war than in love. Natalya mocks Lynch’s lovemaking skills and she’ll bring the war to her at WWE Summerslam.
- Randy Orton appears backstage and he says he will win the battle royal tonight to take care of unfinished business with Brock Lesnar.
- The Miz is in the ring for an edition of Miz TV and tonight’s guest is Dolph Ziggler, Ziggler says he wanted to see if the rumors were true about Miz becoming a company yes man. Ziggler says that Miz isn’t the person that he used to be, Ziggler wonders if it was all worth it to not be booked on WWE Extreme Rules. Ziggler says that Miz has become everything that he hates, Ziggler says that all Miz gives a damn about is fortune and fame. Ziggler brings up Miz’s wife and the two have a brief brawl.
- Drake Maverick is shown preparing his hotel room.
- Drake Maverick is in his hotel room waiting for his wife and he is wearing nothing but the WWE 24/7 Title, Renee Michelle shows up when there is a knock at the door. Renee brings in a cart with champagne on it, the waiter is actually a referee and R-Truth appears from under the cart. R-Truth rolls up Maverick for a near fall, R-Truth eventually pins Maverick to win the title and he runs out of the hotel room with it.
- Highlights are shown of Roman Reigns winning an ESPY.
Cross Branded All-Star Top 10 Battle Royal
Winner Faces WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar At WWE Summerslam
Participants are Seth Rollins, Randy Orton, Big E, Cesaro, Braun Strowman, Rey Mysterio, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, Bobby Lashley and Roman Reigns
The match begins with an all out brawl between everybody in the match, Corbin nails a charging Rollins with a choke slam before attempting to eliminate him. Strowman goes after Lashley before getting jumped by Corbin, Cesaro starts attacking various people with European uppercuts. Cesaro then hits Mysterio with the big swing before trying to eliminate him, Cesaro goes at E until Lashley nails him with a cross body block. Lashley then dumps Cesaro out of the ring for an elimination, Strowman grabs Lashley and dumps him out of the ring for an elimination. E goes after Strowman and Strowman drops him with a shoulder tackle, E recovers and he nails Strowman with the Big Ending. Orton nails E with an RKO so Zayn can dump him out of the ring, Orton then hits Zayn with an RKO before Mysterio hits him with a 619.
Orton grabs a dazed Zayn and dumps him out of the ring for an elimination, Orton then hits Reigns with an RKO. Reigns recovers to hit Orton with a superman punch, Corbin grabs Mysterio and dumps him out of the ring for an elimination. Everybody left in the match other than Orton gang up on Corbin and eliminate him, Strowman goes after Rollins and Reigns. Strowman nails Rollins and Reigns with multiple avalanches, Reigns accidentally nails Rollins with a spear. Strowman grabs Reigns and dumps him on the ring apron, Rollins finds a way to dump Reigns and Strowman out of the ring. Orton quickly dumps Rollins to the ring apron as they exchange strikes, Orton drags Rollins in the ring to land a rope assisted DDT. Rollins fights back and he nails Orton with a curb stomp before dumping him out of the ring for the final elimination.
Winner: Seth Rollins
After the match, Seth Rollins has a staredown with Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman, Heyman has a microphone and he does a proper victory announcement for Rollins. Rollins grabs a microphone and he tells Heyman to shut up, Rollins says Summerslam is going to look a lot like Wrestlemania.