WWE Raw Results For 7/30: Brock Lesnar Appears, Ronda Rousey Returns, Plus The Boss & Hug Connection Is Formed

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- The show starts with “In Memory” graphics for the late Nikolai Volkoff and Brian Christopher.

- Highlights are from last weeks Raw, showing how Roman Reigns became #1 contender to the WWE Universal Title.

- WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar & Paul Heyman are shown backstage.

- Roman Reigns makes his way to the ring and he has a microphone in hand, Reigns talks about the energy in the crowd tonight. Reigns talks about going to war with Bobby Lashley and he respects him, Reigns says he has no respect for WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. Paul Heyman interrupts and he does his usual introduction, Heyman talks about how insane Reigns is for fighting Lesnar again. Reigns tells Heyman to shut up and he wants Lesnar to come out, Heyman says Lesnar will come out to the ring whenever he wants. Reigns promises to send Lesnar back to the UFC as his bitch.

- Seth Rollins is shown in the locker room.

- Ronda Rousey is shown talking to Natalya backstage.

- WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar is shown in his locker room when Paul Heyman arrives to explain what Roman Reigns said about him, Heyman tries giving Lesnar his phone and Lesnar throws it against the wall.

Finn Balor vs. Constable Corbin

The match begins with Corbin powering Balor into the corner before letting him go free, Balor nails Corbin with a few strikes and Corbin throws him out of the ring. Balor gets back in the ring and Corbin throws him right back out, Balor gets back in and he holds Corbin in a headlock. Corbin gets free and he drops Balor with a back elbow strike, Corbin puts Balor on the top rope and Balor fights back. Balor knocks Corbin out of the ring with a missile drop kick, Balor follows Corbin out of the ring to drop him with a flying forearm strike. Balor gets back in the ring and he stomps away on Corbin as he gets back in the ring, Corbin recovers and misses a charge to the corner.

Balor goes to the ring apron and Corbin nails him with a clothesline as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Corbin drop Balor with a hard Irish whip. Corbin slows things down further with a modified chin lock on Balor, Balor gets free and Corbin traps him in the corner. Corbin then crushes Balor with a clothesline for a near fall, Corbin traps Balor in the corner again while landing a few strikes. Corbin reapplies the modified chin lock to Balor, Balor gets free and he knocks Corbin out of the ring with a drop kick. Balor tries getting Corbin in the ring and Corbin nails him with a right, Corbin goes for a power bomb and Balor trips him up before landing a double stomp. Balor corners Corbin before landing a series of chops, Corbin goes to the top rope and Balor knocks him to the arena floor with an enzaguri.

Balor quickly nails a dazed Corbin with a suicide dive as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Corbin again holding Balor in the modified chin lock. Balor gets free and he surprises Corbin with a roll up for a near fall, Balor then hits Corbin with a sling blade. Corbin catches a charging Balor to land a choke breaker for a near fall, Corbin mounts Balor and assaults him with strikes. Balor recovers and he drops Corbin with a DDT, Balor then drops Corbin again with a rope assisted enzaguri. Balor goes to the top rope and quickly leaps off before eating a Deep Six for a near fall, Corbin then hits a cornered Balor with multiple avalanches. Corbin is sent out of the ring and Balor nails him with a baseball slide drop kick, Balor uses a shotgun drop kick to knock Corbin into the barricade.

Balor gets Corbin in the ring before landing a shotgun drop kick, Balor goes to the top rope and leaps off as Corbin moves out of the way. Corbin then hits Balor with the End Of Days for the three count.

Winner: Constable Corbin

After the match, Constable Corbin returns to the ring and he attacks Finn Balor, Corbin throws Balor out of the ring and he attacks him further.

- Raw GM Kurt Angle confronts Paul Heyman tonight about Brock Lesnar not appearing live in front of the audience tonight, Heyman tells Angle to talk to Lesnar himself. Angle says Heyman is going to be fired tonight if Lesnar doesn’t go to the ring tonight.

- Highlights are shown from the announcement of the all women’s “Evolution” pay-per-view event.

- Alicia Fox is shown warming up backstage when Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss arrives, Bliss says Mickie James is injured and Fox was picked to replace her. Bliss says she will take care of Ronda Rousey tonight and that Fox will take care of Natalya, Fox promises to hurt Natalya tonight.

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