WWE Raw 4/27/20 Results: United States Title Match, A Contract Signing & Jinder Mahal Returns

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- The VIP Lounge w/MVP kicks off the show and MVP says all the Raw male stars competing in the Money In The Bank Ladder Match are the guests tonight. Rey Mysterio is the first guest to come to the lounge and he is followed by Aleister Black, with Apollo Crews entering the lounge last. MVP doesn’t let Mysterio answer any questions because he decides to speak for Mysterio and MVP does the same to Black, Andrade interrupts alongside Austin Theory, Angel Garza and Zelina Vega. Vega says nobody wants to hear what Crews has to say, Vega says the WWE Universe cannot get enough of her crew. Vega pegs her crew as the future of WWE Raw while saying everybody else’s future is a bleak one, Vega says none of them will win the Money In The Bank Contract as they all head to the ring. Vega says Mysterio and company should give their spots up to Andrade and company at Money In The Bank, Mysterio grabs the microphone and he says that they came to pick a fight before a brawl breaks out between everyone.

Aleister Black, Rey Mysterio & Apollo Crews vs. Andrade, Angel Garza & Austin Theory w/Zelina Vega

The match begins with Black tripping up Garza before working over his leg, Garza gets free and he works on the arm of Black. Black recovers and he goes back to work on Garza’s leg, Garza fights back and he looks for an arm bar before attacking the leg of Black with some kicks. Black gets free after nailing Garza with an up kick followed by an arm drag, Black starts working over the arm of Garza. Garza gets free and he attacks Black with a few strikes for a near fall, Black nails Garza with a leg sweep before rolling him up and working over the arm again. Crews tags in and he also works on the arm of Garza until Garza tags Theory in, Crews quickly nails Theory with a shoulder block and suplex. Theory fights back and Crews nails him with a drop kick followed by multiple arm drags, Mysterio tags in and he nails a cornered Theory with shoulder thrusts. Mysterio sends Theory face first into the middle turnbuckle for a near fall, Garza tags back in and Mysterio sends him and Theory into the ropes. Andrade tags in and Mysterio sends him into the ropes, Mysterio goes for a 619 as Andrade gets pulled out of the ring. Black and Crews take everybody out with a suicide dive as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Andrade working over Black.

Theory tags in and he attacks Black before getting him in a chin lock, Black gets free and Theory nails him with more strikes before reapplying the chin lock. Theory then hits Black with a suplex before working over his arm, Theory mounts Black while attacking him with strikes. Theory also holds Black down while applying a modified camel clutch, Theory picks Black up before sending him onto the top turnbuckle. Theory then hits Black with a back suplex for a near fall, Garza tags in and he nails a trapped Black with a running knee strike. Andrade tags in and he works over Black before tagging Theory back in, Theory keeps Black down while applying a front face lock. Theory keeps Black down while working over his leg, Theory releases the hold while stomping away on Black. Theory gets Black up and Black escapes his grasp to land a back elbow strike, Black then rolls up Theory for a near fall. Black hits Theory with a mid-kick before Mysterio and Andrade are tagged in, Mysterio quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team. Mysterio nails a downed Andrade with a head kick for a near fall, Andrade fights back and he sends Mysterio face first into the mat below. Garza tags in and Mysterio takes him and Andrade out, Garza recovers to hit Mysterio with a pop up head kick.

Garza tosses Mysterio out of the ring as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Garza holding Mysterio in an abdominal stretch. Theory tags in and he nails Mysterio with a press slam and splash for a near fall, Andrade tags in and he stomps away on a downed Mysterio. Andrade corners and kicks away at a downed Mysterio, Mysterio fights back and he nails Andrade with an enziguri. Andrade recovers and he stomps away on Mysterio, Mysterio recovers and he cracks Andrade with a tornado DDT. Crews and Theory are tagged in by their respective partners, Crews quickly starts cleaning house against the opposing team. Theory recovers to hit Crews with a cross legged neck breaker for a near fall, Andrade tags in and he sends Crews to the arena floor. Everybody from both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, Andrade nails Crews with a spinning back elbow strike for a near fall. Crews recovers and he nails Andrade with a lift up power bomb for a three count.

Winners: Aleister Black, Rey Mysterio & Apollo Crews

- The #10 defining moment of Triple H’s career is the rebirth of DX in March of ‘98.

- The #9 defining moment in Triple H’s career is Triple H defeating Sting at ‘Mania.

- Andrade is arguing with Zelina Vega backstage when Charly Caruso interrupts, Andrade wonders what went wrong in the six man tag team match before saying his partners let him down. Andrade says nobody can beat him in a one on one match for the WWE United States Title, Apollo Crews shows up to say he can beat Andrade before Crews slaps Andrade in the face. Vega says Crews can have a title match against Andrade tonight.

- A video package airs highlighting the feud between Drew McIntyre and Seth Rollins.

- The #8 defining moment in Triple H’s career is Triple H fought The Rock in the first ever Smackdown main event.

- The #7 defining moment in Triple H’s career is when Triple H worked out with Trish Stratus backstage on Raw, before being caught in a compromising position by Stephanie McMahon.

- Asuka gets the microphone before the next match to talk about what Nia Jax did to Kairi Sane last week on Raw, Asuka talks about previously making Jax tap out.

- The match between Asuka, Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax never gets started because Baszler drags Asuka out of the ring before the match starts, Baszler attacks Asuka as Jax watches from the ring. Baszler tosses Asuka into some ladders before she gets jumped by Jax, Asuka then nails Jax with a head kick before getting dropped by Baszler. Baszler sets up a ladder by the ring steps and Asuka throws her into it, Asuka gets Baszler in the ring before getting dropped by Jax on the arena floor. Jax gets Asuka in the ring before getting a ladder into the ring as well, Jax then attacks Baszler and Asuka with the ladder. Baszler and Asuka leave the ring before Jax threatens to throw a ladder at them.

- Lana is giving Bobby Lashley a pep talk backstage, Lashley tells her that he doesn’t want her to accompany him to the ring tonight because she can be a distraction due to her beauty.

Bobby Lashley vs. Denzel Dejournette

The match begins with Dejournette trying to score a takedown on Lashley, Lashley nails Dejournette with an overhead belly to belly suplex before landing a slap. Lashley corners Dejournette before landing a series of strikes, Dejournette recovers and he slaps Lashley in the face. Lashley gets angry and he drops Dejournette before landing a slam suplex, Lashley then hits Dejournette with a spine buster and spear for a three count.

Winner: Bobby Lashley

- Highlights are shown of Liv Morgan defeating Ruby Riott on last weeks Raw.

Liv Morgan vs. Ruby Riott

The match begins with Riott attacking Morgan with some hair pulling before shoving her to the mat below, Riott corners Morgan before landing some kicks. Morgan recovers and she sends a charging Riott into the corner before missing a double stomp, Riott looks for a head scissors takedown and Morgan counters by dropping her to the mat below. Morgan lands a few strikes and then a back elbow strike in the corner, Riott nails Morgan with a Riott Kick from out of nowhere for a near fall. Morgan tries fighting back and Riott stomps away on her, Morgan nails Riott with Oblivion from out of nowhere for a three count.

Winner: Liv Morgan

After the match, Byron Saxton interviews Liv Morgan, who says she has had some many chapters in her life already and there are more to come. Morgan says she is still trying to figure out who she is and what it all means, Morgan says she is confident she will figure it all out.

- The #6 defining moment in Triple H’s career is when Triple H won the King Of The Ring Tournament.

- Charly Caruso interviews Nia Jax, who says nobody can do nothing about her actions.

- The Viking Raiders appear and Erik talks about their history with The Street Profits, while Ivar says The Street Profits only achieve what has already been accomplished by them. Erik reminds The Street Profits that they have never defeated The Viking Raiders, Erik says The Street Profits will always be second best while Ivar dares them to prove them wrong.

- The #5 defining moment in Triple H’s career is when he led an NXT invasion against WWE Smackdown.

Jinder Mahal vs. Akira Tozawa

The match begins with Mahal shoving Tozawa to the mat below, Mahal follows up on that by nailing Tozawa with a back suplex. Mahal then throws Tozawa out of the ring before choking him and ramming him into the ringside edge, Mahal also tosses Tozawa into the barricade. Mahal gets Tozawa back in the ring and he nails him with a Samoan drop, Mahal then hits Tozawa with the Khalass for a three count.

Winner: Jinder Mahal

- Zelina Vega and Andrade are approached by Charly Caruso backstage, Vega says that Caruso will never be allowed to ask Andrade a question directly anymore. Angel Garza approaches Caruso and he says that he wants to get better acquainted with her.

- The #4 defining moment in Triple H’s career is when Triple H impersonates Vince McMahon on WWE Raw, while Shawn Michaels impersonates Shane McMahon.

WWE United States Championship
Andrade w/Zelina Vega (c) vs. Apollo Crews

The match begins with Andrade backing Crews into the corner, Crews spins Andrade into the corner before letting him go free. Andrade gains control while working over the arm of Crews, Crews gets free and he works on the arm of Andrade. Andrade trips up Crews before working over his leg, Crews gets free and he gets Andrade in a front headlock. Andrade gets up and he gets Crews to the ring apron before landing a strike, Crews gets in the ring and Andrade gets him in a headlock. Crews gets free and he levels Andrade with a drop kick, Andrade leaves the ring and Crews follows him out there to get Andrade back in the ring. Andrade quickly attacks Crews as he returns to the ring, Andrade corners Crews while stomping away on him. Crews fights out of the corner and Andrade nails him with a drop kick, Andrade goes for a leaping knee strike and he falls out of the ring as Crews gets out of the way. Crews misses a dive and Andrade lands a clothesline as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Andrade working over Crews in the ring. Andrade uses a baseball slide drop kick to knock Crews out of the ring, Andrade leaves the ring and he attacks Crews with more strikes.

Crews returns to the ring and Andrade continues working him over, Andrade holds Crews down while applying a single leg crab. Crews gets free and Andrade leaves the ring before attacking him with strikes, Andrade corners Crews while stomping away on him. Andrade goes for a running double knee strike and Crews gets out of the way, Crews then hits Andrade with an Olympic Slam. Andrade and Crews have a striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Crews drops Andrade with a clothesline before landing shoulder thrusts in the corner. Crews also nails a cornered Andrade with an avalanche and overhead belly to belly suplex, Andrade fights back and Crews kicks him in the face before landing a press slam. Crews then hits Andrade with a standing moonsault for a near fall, Andrade recovers and he sends a charging Crews into the corner before landing a running double knee strike for a near fall. Crews and Andrade have another striking exchange in the middle of the ring, Crews goes for a press slam and Andrade counters by landing a DDT for a near fall. Andrade goes for the hammerlock DDT and Crews blocks it before getting rolled up for a near fall, Crews then hits Andrade with an enziguri and power slam for a near fall.

Crews goes to the top rope and Andrade meets him up there to exchange some strikes, Crews gets Andrade off the ropes before missing a double stomp attempt. The referee waves off the match after Crews is too injured to continue.

Winner: Andrade w/Zelina Vega, still the WWE United States Champion

- The #3 defining moment of Triple H’s career is Triple H forming Evolution.

- The Street Profits are backstage and they talk about what The Viking Raiders said earlier on Raw, Angelo Dawkins talks about The Viking Raiders musical performance on last weeks Raw. Montez Ford says The Viking Raiders are right about what they said earlier, The Street Profits challenge The Viking Raiders for next week on Raw.

- Highlights are shown from Beck Lynch’s WWE 24 special.

Ricochet & Cedric Alexander vs. Ever-Rise (Matt Martel & Chase Parker)

The match begins with Ricochet taking Martel down while working over his arm, Alexander tags in and he double teams Martel alongside Ricochet for a near fall. Ricochet tags back in and he attacks Martel with some strikes, Parker distracts Ricochet so Martel can attack him from behind. Parker tags in and he double teams Ricochet with Martel, Parker holds Ricochet down while ripping away at his face. Martel tags in and he works over Ricochet before tagging Parker back in, Parker keeps Ricochet down while applying a modified chin lock. Martel tags in and he gets a near fall on a downed Ricochet, Martel then hits Ricochet with a back breaker for another near fall. Ricochet fights back and he throws Martel into Parker, Alexander and Parker are tagged in by their respective partners. Alexander cleans house against the opposing team, Ricochet tags in and he nails Parker with a standing shooting star press for a near fall. Parker rolls up Ricochet with a handful of tights for a near fall, Ricochet nails Parker with a super kick before Alexander tags in. Alexander and Ricochet nail Parker with their finisher for a three count.

Winners: Ricochet & Cedric Alexander

After the match, MVP appears on the big screen to reveal that he is now working with Shane Throne and Brendan Vink. MVP says they want a rematch with Ricochet and Cedric Alexander.

- The #2 defining moment in Triple H’s career is when DX invaded WCW Nitro.

- An injured Apollo Crews is shown backstage on crutches when he is approached by Charly Caruso, Crews gets emotional and says nothing before hobbling away.

- Another video package airs highlighting the feud between Drew McIntyre and Seth Rollins.

- The #1 defining moment in Triple H’s career is when Triple H suffered a quad injury on WWE Raw and returning eight months later.

- Jerry Lawler is the host for the contract signing between WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and Seth Rollins, Lawler also talks about the men and women’s Money In The Bank Ladder Matches. Rollins comes out to the ring first and McIntyre comes out next, McIntyre has Lawler leave the ring before the proceedings take place. McIntyre signs the contract first before handing it over to Rollins, Rollins grabs the microphone and he says he has to fight McIntyre and win the championship. Rollins says everything isn’t about either of them because it's bigger than them both, Rollins says he is a leader and McIntyre isn’t. Rollins says the WWE Universe needs him more than ever, Rollins says the championship is his burden to carry and he doesn’t want to crush McIntyre’s dreams. Rollins says he will lead McIntyre as well and McIntyre thanks him, McIntyre says everything is clear to him now and Rollins is full of shit. McIntyre questions just where all of Rollins' followers are, McIntyre says that nothing is ever Rollins' fault. McIntyre says he won’t let Rollins with the championship at WWE Money In The Bank ‘20, McIntyre also gives Rollins some advice.

McIntyre says he’ll go for Rollins’ throat at Money In The Bank, Rollins says the big picture will become clear at Money In The Bank before signing the contract. McIntyre attacks Rollins before landing a Glasgow Kiss, Murphy interferes and he attacks McIntyre from behind. Rollins and Murphy embrace before McIntyre nails Murphy with a Claymore Kick.

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