WWE Raw 3/9/20 Results: AJ Styles Makes A Challenge, 24/7 Title Is Defended & Edge Returns

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- Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch makes her way to the ring to start the show, Lynch says the time for joking has come to an end because she knows that she will face Shayna Baszler at ‘Mania 36. Lynch shows highlights of what Baszler accomplished at last night’s Elimination Chamber event, Lynch talks about how effective Baszler was in the chamber match and throughout her combat sports career. Lynch says she remembers how Baszler disrespected her last year at ‘Mania 35 by not shaking her hand, Lynch says Baszler wants revenge on Lynch for beating Ronda Rousey at ‘Mania 35. Lynch promises to smash Baszler’s face in at ‘Mania 36.

- Rey Mysterio is shown backstage.

Rey Mysterio vs. Angel Garza w/Zelina Vega

The match begins with Mysterio getting Garza in a headlock, Garza gets free and Mysterio sends him into the corner with a head scissors takedown. Mysterio then hits Garza with a snapmare, Garza blocks a hurricarana from Mysterio and he kicks him right in the face. Mysterio goes for a handstand in the corner and Garza nails him with a super kick, Garza then uses a basement drop kick to knock Mysterio out of the ring. Garza leaves the ring and he attacks Mysterio with some strikes before getting him back in the ring, Garza then slingshots Mysterio into the bottom rope for a near fall. Garza follows up on that by slingshotting Mysterio into the middle turnbuckle pad, Garza also nails Mysterio with a series of stomps to the head. Garza gets Mysterio on the top rope after landing a running knee strike, Garza goes after the mask of Mysterio until Mysterio fights back. Garza knocks Mysterio off the ropes for a near fall on a pin attempt, Garza keeps Mysterio down while applying a chin lock.

Mysterio gets free and Garza nails him with a pop up kick, Garza goes for a 619 and Mysterio stops him by landing a drop kick. Mysterio attacks Garza with some strikes before sending him out of the ring, Mysterio then hits a downed Garza with a sliding splash on the arena floor. Mysterio gets Garza back in the ring before landing a springboard seated senton and head kick for a near fall, Garza catches a leaping Mysterio and he nails him with a slingshot suplex for a near fall. Mysterio fights back and he nails Garza with an enziguri. Mysterio misses a 619 attempt and Garza nails him with a super kick, Garza looks for the Wing Clipper and Mysterio backs himself into the corner. Garza gets Mysterio on the top rope as a striking exchange breaks out, Mysterio drops Garza before attempting a destroyer. Garza blocks it and Mysterio manages to land a 619 followed by a springboard elbow drop for a three count.

Winner: Rey Mysterio

- Video is shown of Kevin Owens being confronted backstage earlier in the day by Seth Rollins, Murphy and AOP. Owens tries defending him and is eventually overwhelmed by the attackers until WWE officials arrive.

- Highlights are shown of NXT Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley touring Raymond James Stadium.

- Charlotte Flair makes her way to the ring, Flair talks about the video package that just aired featuring Rhea Ripley. Flair tells Ripley that she will never be her and there will only be one Charlotte Flair, Flair says the hype surrounding Ripley won’t last and that she needs to be taught a lesson at ‘Mania 36. Ripley interrupts and makes her way to the ring, Flair says Ripley is at Raw and isn’t on WWE NXT because Raw is her kingdom. Ripley drops Flair with a right before leaving the ring.

- Randy Orton is shown backstage.

Bobby Lashley vs. Zack Ryder w/Curt Hawkins

The match begins with Lashley immediately dropping Ryder with a shoulder tackle, Lashley corners Ryder before landing a bunch of strikes. Lashley then nails Ryder with a corner spear, Lashley corners Ryder again while landing even more strikes. Ryder fights back before missing a missile drop kick, Lashley then nails Ryder with a spine buster and a Dominator for a three count.

Winner: Bobby Lashley

- Highlights are shown from last weeks Raw, as Drew McIntyre lays out Brock Lesnar with multiple Claymore Kicks.

- Aleister Black is in his room backstage when somebody knocks on the door, Seth Rollins and Murphy walk in. Rollins says he came with a proposition and he wants Black to join his group, Murphy gives Black a shirt and Black turns him down. Rollins propositions Black again and Black says he accepts Rollins challenge to a fight.

Drew McIntyre vs. Erick Rowan

The match begins with McIntyre kicking a charging Rowan in the face before landing a few strikes, McIntyre then uses a clothesline to knock Rowan out of the ring. Rowan drags McIntyre out of the ring and McIntyre sends him into the ring post, McIntyre then hits Rowan with an overhead release suplex on the arena floor. McIntyre grabs the cage and he places it on the arena floor, McIntyre grabs the ring steps and he crushes the cage with it. McIntyre gets Rowan back in the ring after landing the Glasgow Kiss, Rowan misses a charge in the corner and McIntyre lands a Future Shock DDT. McIntyre then hits Rowan with a Claymore Kick for a three count.

Winner: Drew McIntyre

- Randy Orton is shown backstage.

- Highlights are shown from last weeks Raw, as Randy Orton attacks Beth Phoenix with an RKO.

- The Kabuki Warriors get the microphones before the next match and they say a bunch of stuff in their native Japanese, Kairi Sane asks Asuka if her injured wrist is OK. Asuka says she wants to beat someone up, Natalya and Liv Morgan interrupt so they can start the match.

The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane) vs. Natalya & Liv Morgan

The match begins with Sane backing Morgan into the ropes before taunting her, Morgan gets angry and she rolls up Sane for a one count. Sane recovers and she drops Morgan with a head scissors takedown, Morgan then sends a charging Sane into the ropes before landing a drop kick for a near fall. Morgan nails a cornered Sane with a running back elbow strike before tagging Natalya in, Natalya and Morgan land a double suplex on Sane. Ruby Riott comes to the ringside area, Asuka tags in and Natalya drops her with a shoulder block. Natalya catches a leaping Asuka and Asuka exchanges some roll ups with her, Asuka leaves the ring to consult with Sane. Morgan and Natalya nail Asuka and Sane with a double baseball slide drop kick, Natalya gets Asuka back in the ring before tagging Morgan back in. Morgan attacks Asuka with a plethora of strikes, Asuka then drops Morgan with a shoulder tackle from out of nowhere.

Asuka holds Morgan down while wrenching away on her arm, Asuka gets Morgan near the ropes while choking her. Morgan fights back and Asuka quickly drops her before choking her again, Asuka corners Morgan while landing more strikes. Asuka gets Morgan down against while wrenching away on her arm, Morgan fights back again and she nails Asuka with a missile drop kick. Natalya tags in and she double teams Asuka with Morgan, Asuka recovers and she nails Natalya with a spinning back fist. Sane interferes and she attacks the injured shoulder on Natalya, Sane tags in and she nails the injured arm of Natalya with a top rope axe handle smash. Asuka tags back in and she nails the hurt arm of Natalya with a top rope axe handle smash, Sane tags back in and she lands another top rope axe handle smash to Natalya’s injured arm. Asuka tags back in and she double teams Natalya alongside Sane, Asuka nails Natalya with multiple kicks before applying an arm bar.

Natalya fights her way free as Sarah Logan also comes to ringside, Asuka goes for a guillotine choke and Natalya slams her way to freedom. Logan and Riott start fighting with each other, Morgan takes them both out with a dive from the top rope. Sane tags in and Natalya fights back against her by landing a discus clothesline, Asuka makes a blind tag as Natalya gets Sane in a sharp shooter. Asuka nails Natalya with a head kick for a three count.

Winners: The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka & Kairi Sane)

- The OC makes their way to the ring, AJ Styles grabs the microphone and says The Undertaker has stuck his nose where it doesn’t belong. Styles shows highlights of The Undertaker interfering in his match at WWE Elimination Chamber, Styles talks about watching Roman Reigns defeat The Undertaker at ‘Mania and The Undertaker possibly riding off into the sunset on that night. Styles says The Undertaker ruined that moment by returning to the WWE, Styles challenges The Undertaker to a match at ‘Mania 36. Styles says he sees a broken down version of The Undertaker before calling ‘Taker by his real name, Styles then blames ‘Taker’s wife for his repeated comeback attempt. Styles tells The Undertaker that his wife will run him into the ground one day and Styles says he’ll help her, Styles says The Undertaker will die in the ring at ‘Mania 36. Styles says The Undertaker has already lost so much because he is a broken down old man, Styles tells The Undertaker that the fans don’t care about him anymore before promising to put the final nail in ‘Taker’s coffin.

- Aleister Black is shown backstage.

- Charly Caruso tries interviewing Randy Orton and he refuses to answer her question.

WWE 24/7 Championship
Riddick Moss (c) vs. Cedric Alexander

The match begins with Moss tripping up Alexander before landing a shoulder tackle, Alexander fights back and Moss propels him out of the ring with a fall away slam. Moss gets Alexander back in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt, Moss holds Alexander down while applying a chin lock. Alexander gets free and he nails Moss with a springboard flat liner for a near fall, Alexander goes for a springboard move and Moss trips him up. Moss then hits Alexander with a corner spear and neck breaker for a three count.

Winner: Riddick Moss, still the WWE 24/7 Champion

- MVP is in the ring and he mocks the people of Washington DC, MVP says he is here because he is transitioning from a pro wrestler into a brainiac. MVP says he needs a solid foundation to build his stable, MVP says his leadership and guidance would lead Edge back to prominence. A video appears on the Titantron and it shows Edge arriving to the arena, Edge makes his way to the ring and he takes the microphone from MVP to call Randy Orton out. MVP gets mad and brings up Edge’s wife before eating a spear, Orton appears and he attacks Edge from behind. Edge fights back and he nails Orton with an RKO, Edge leaves the ring and he brings some chairs back into it. MVP tries attacking Edge and Edge locks him in a standing arm triangle choke, Edge then hits MVP with an RKO onto a chair before hitting him with a one man conchairto. Edge eventually chases Orton backstage as we go to a commercial break.

- Paul Heyman and Drew McIntyre appear to narrate a video analysing the feud between McIntyre and Brock Lesnar.

- Charly Caruso bumps into Edge backstage, she notifies him that Randy Orton left the arena.

Seth Rollins w/Murphy vs. Aleister Black

The match begins with Black scoring a takedown on Rollins before applying a front headlock, Rollins gets free and he works over the arm of Black. Black gets free and he nails Rollins with multiple hip tosses, Rollins misses a stomp and Black misses Black Mass a short time later. Black sends Rollins out of the ring before faking a dive, Rollins gets back in the ring and Black avoids his kick before landing a few strikes. Black then drops Rollins with a knee strike to the midsection, Black follows up by dropping Rollins with a kick and Rollins leaves the ring. Murphy distracts Black so Rollins can gain an advantage, Rollins gets Black back in the ring and he stomps away on him. Rollins grabs Black and he chokes him on the middle rope, Black fights back and he attacks Rollins with a series of kicks for a near fall. Rollins fights back and he clotheslines Black on the top rope before landing a sling blade for a near fall, Rollins keeps Black down while landing elbow strikes and applying a chin lock.

Black gets free and Rollins sends him face first into the middle turnbuckle, Rollins drags Black to the ring apron before landing a knee strike to the head. Rollins gets back in the ring and he attacks a cornered Black with some strikes, Black fights back and he sends Rollins to the ring apron. Rollins misses a springboard knee strike and Black attacks him with a plethora of kicks, Black then hits Rollins with a middle rope moonsault before attacking an interfering Murphy. Black nails Rollins with a German suplex and Murphy hits the ring to attack Black.

Winner: Aleister Black, by DQ

After the match, Seth Rollins and Murphy attack Aleister Black, AOP come to the ring and they join in on the attack. The Viking Raiders come out and they go after AOP, Murphy and Rollins help AOP by attacking The Viking Raiders. The Street Profits come out and a massive brawl breaks out until the ring is cleared, Montez Ford grabs the microphone and he wants an 8 Man Tag Team Match and it is accepted by Rollins team.

Seth Rollins, Murphy & AOP (Rezar & Akam) vs. The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) & The Viking Raiders (Erik & Ivar)

The match begins with Murphy kicking Ford after they exchanged some shoves, Ford fights back and he nails Murphy with a drop kick. Dawkins tags in and he nails Murphy with a drop kick as well, Ivar and Akam immediately exchange strikes as they tag into the match. Erik tags in and he double teams Akam alongside Ivar, Ivar tags back in and Akam nails him with a few strikes. Rollins tags in and he nails Ivar with a ton of strikes, Murphy tags in and Ivar takes him and Rollins out. Erik tags in and he slams Ivar onto a downed Murphy, Murphy fights back and he nails Erik with a jaw breaker. Rezar and Ford are tagged in by their respective partners, Ford nails Rezar with some strikes and a drop kick. Ford goes to the top rope and Rezar catches him as he lept off, Rezar then hits Ford with a fall away slam. Akam tags in and he attacks Ford with a ton of strikes, Murphy tags in and he gets Ford in a chin lock. Ford starts fighting back and he tags Erik into the match, Erik quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team.

Erik knocks Rezar out of the ring after landing a leaping knee strike, Rezar blocks a suicide dive from Erik and Murphy nails him with a knee strike as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Rollins tag into the match to dump Erik out of the ring. Rollins leaves the ring as well and he throws Erik into the barricade a few times, Erik fights back and he throws Rollins into the crowd. Murphy gets Rollins back in the ring and then he works with AOP to attack the opposition, Akam tags in and he nails Erik with some avalanches. Rezar tags in and he nails Erik with a knee strike for a near fall. Akam tags back in and he holds Erik in a chin lock. Rollins tags back in and he double teams Erik with Akam, Erik fights back and he gets into a striking exchange with Rollins. Rollins ends the exchange before attacking Ivar with a cheap shot, Erik then cracks Rollins with a knee strike.

Ford tags in just as Murphy gets one and Ford cleans house against the opposing team, Ford hits Murphy with a standing moonsault for a near fall. Ford goes to the top rope and Rezar crotches him behind the ref’s back, Akam tags in and he throws Ford into the barricade. Akam gets Ford back in the ring before dropping him with a hard Irish whip into the corner, Murphy tags in and he kicks Ford in the back. Rollins tries interfering and Ford knocks him to the arena floor. Murphy drops Ford again before kicking him in the back again, Rollins tags back in and he works over a downed Ford. Ford fights back and Rollins quickly drops him with a clothesline before applying a chin lock, Murphy tags in and he nails Ford with a suplex and back kick. Murphy keeps Ford down while applying a chin lock, Ford fights back and Murphy nails him with a back suplex. Ford gets up and he levels Murphy with a super kick, Ivar and Rollins are tagged into the match by their respective partners.

Ivar quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team, Erik tags in and Akam attacks Ivar to prevent a double team hold. Rollins nails Erik with a falcon arrow for a near fall, everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out. Erik then hits a charging Rollins with an uranage, Ford tags in and he nails Rollins with a frog splash for a near fall. The Viking Raiders take out some of the opposition as Rollins nails Dawkins with a springboard knee strike, Ford clears the ring and he nails everybody with a suicide dive. Rollins nails Ford with the stomp from out of nowhere for a three count.

Winners: Seth Rollins, Murphy & AOP (Rezar & Akam)

After the match, Kevin Owens comes out and he attacks Seth Rollins before getting attacked by AOP. Owens quickly attacks everybody with stunners before Rollins nails him with a series of stomps.

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