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Daniel Bryan def. AJ Styles to retain the title
WWE Intercontinental Championship
Dean Ambrose def. Seth Rollins to win the title
Mixed Match Challenge Tournament Finals
(Winning Team Earns The #30 Spot In Their Respective Royal Rumble Match)
R-Truth & Carmella def. Alicia Fox & Jinder Mahal
Braun Strowman def. Baron Corbin
(If Corbin wins, he becomes the permanent GM of RAW. If Strowman wins, he goes on to the Royal Rumble PPV to face Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship and Corbin is fired from his GM position.)
RAW Women's Championship
Ronda Rousey def. Nia Jax w/Tamina to retain the title
SmackDown Live Women's Championship - Triple Threat TLC Match
Asuka def. Becky Lynch & Charlotte Flair to retain the title
Finn Balor def. Drew McIntyre
Elias def. Bobby Lashley w/Lio Rush
SmackDown Live Tag Team Championships - Triple Threat Tag Team Match
The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) def. New Day (Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods) & The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) to retain the titles
Natalya def. Ruby Riott (w/ Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan)
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match
Buddy Murphy def. Cedric Alexander to retain the title
Rey Mysterio def. Randy Orton
- The kickoff show panel consists of The Coach, Sam Roberts, Booker T and David Otunga.
- The panel goes over the card for tonight’s event.
- A video package airs showing the moment when Dean Ambrose turned on Seth Rollins, followed by analysis from the panel.
- Highlights are shown of Daniel Bryan defeating AJ Styles to win the WWE Championship last month, followed by some analysis from the panel.
- Highlights are then shown of Baron Corbin and company injuring the elbow of Braun Strowman, followed by some analysis from the panel.
- Baron Corbin is backstage with JoJo and Heath Slater, Corbin has JoJo reciting lines for tonight’s match result between him and Braun Strowman. Charly Caruso arrives for an interview, Corbin promises to shatter Strowman’s other elbow if her shows up tonight.
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match
Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Cedric Alexander
The match begins with some chain wrestling between Murphy and Alexander, Alexander and Murphy score headlock takedowns on each other. Alexander gets Murphy out of the ring with a head scissors takedown, Murphy gets back in the ring and nailed with a drop kick from Alexander. Murphy recovers and he sends Alexander to the ring apron, Alexander gets back in the ring and Murphy uses a knee strike to knock him back out of the ring. Murphy gets Alexander back in the ring before landing a top rope double knee strike for a near fall, Murphy keeps Alexander down while applying the chin lock. Alexander fights to get free and he shoves Murphy into the corner, Murphy nails Alexander with another knee strike before climbing the rope.
Murphy lifts Alexander up for an illegal chin lock while on the ropes, Murphy leaps off the ropes and Alexander nails him with a super kick. Alexander then hits Murphy with a few enzaguris and a springboard flat liner, Murphy rolls out of the ring and Alexander takes him down with a suicide dive. Alexander gets Murphy back in the ring before landing a springboard clothesline for a near fall, Murphy surprises Alexander with a roll up for a near fall. Alexander recovers and nails Murphy with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall, Alexander picks Murphy up to attack him with forearm strikes. Alexander and Murphy exchange blows until Murphy traps Alexander in the ropes to land a super kick, Murphy then hits Alexander with a sit out power bomb for a near fall.
Murphy gets Alexander to the ring apron and he follows him out there, Alexander fights back and he nails Murphy with a death valley driver on the ring apron. Alexander then hits Murphy with a Lumbar Check for a near fall, Murphy rolls out of the ring and Alexander follows him out there. Alexander gets Murphy back in the ring and Murphy sends him into the corner, Murphy then hits Alexander with a knee strike followed by Murphy’s Law for a three count.
Winner: Buddy Murphy, still the WWE Cruiserweight Champion
- The panel provides analysis for tonight’s Raw Women’s Title Match.
- Becky Lynch is interviewed backstage, Lynch says Asuka brought the fight on Smackdown Live and Lynch promises to rip the heads off of both of her opponents tonight. Lynch says that Nia Jax is saying her name to be relevant, while Ronda Rousey is just pretending to be the toughest woman on the planet.
- Elias is in the ring and he wants to know “who wants to walk with Elias?” Elias promises to retrieve the guitar in his match with Bobby Lashley tonight so he can play a tune on him tonight, Elias starts to play a song and interrupted by Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush.
Elias vs. Bobby Lashley w/Lio Rush
The match begins with Lashley getting Elias in a headlock, Elias gets free and Lashley drops him with a shoulder tackle. Lashley follows that up by dropping Elias with a flat liner, Lashley goes out of the ring to grab a ladder. Elias recovers and he drop kicks the ladder into Lashley, Elias traps Lashley under the ladder while attacking his arm.Elias brings some ladders into the ring before setting one of them up, Elias climbs the ladder until Rush gets in the ring. Lashley tries attacking a distracted Elias and Elias nails him with a knee strike, Elias traps Lashley in the corner while landing strikes. Lashley recovers and he throws Elias into a ladder, Lashley then hits a cornered Elias with an avalanche. Lashley follows that up by nailing Elias with a suplex, Lashley grabs a ladder and he drops it onto a downed Elias.
Lashley sets up a ladder and he starts climbing it, Elias stops Lashley by throwing a ladder and hitting him in the back. Elias traps Lashley in the corner while attacking him with a ladder, Elias follows that up by dropping Lashley with a clothesline. Lashley recovers and he nails Elias with an overhead release suplex onto the ladder, Lashley traps Elias behind a ladder while landing a few strikes. Lashley sets up another ladder and he climbs it, Elias fights back and he power bombs Lashley onto a ladder in the corner. Elias climbs the ladder and Rush interferes to do the same, Elias knocks Rush off the ladder and grabs the guitar to win the match.
After the match, Elias goes to hit Bobby Lashley with the guitar and Lio Rush distracts him, Lashley then hits Elias with a spine buster. Rush then hits a downed Elias with a frog splash, Lashley grabs the guitar and he attacks Elias with it.
- Highlights are shown from the brawl between Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair and Beck Lynch from this past weeks Smackdown Live. The panel provides some analysis on the match for tonight.