WWE Raw Results For 4/16: The Superstar Shakeup Begins, The US Title Is Defended & Raw Tag Team Eliminator Finals

- Roman Reigns makes his way to the ring and he has a microphone in hand, Reigns says that WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar isn’t here tonight. Reigns says he will leave Lesnar in the steel cage at the Greatest Royal Rumble, Reigns promises to win the WWE Universal Title at the event. Samoa Joe interrupts and he has a microphone in hand, Joe says that Reigns can never brag about getting the job done. Joe says that Reigns will never get the job done in the WWE, Joe says that Reigns fails to realize what he is in for at the Greatest Royal Rumble. Joe also says that Reigns fails to realize his place in the WWE, Joe then says he will get rid of Reigns for good at WWE Backlash. Joe then plays a video package of all the beatings Lesnar gave to Reigns, Reigns then challenges Joe to come into the ring.

Joe makes his way towards the ring before turning back and heading towards the locker room, Joe changes his mind and heads back towards the ring. Joe stops and tells Reigns they will meet at WWE Backlash.

Mandy Rose w/Sonya Deville vs. Natalya

The match begins with Natalya catching Rose with a roll up for a near fall, Natalya takes Rose down and she gets caught in a head scissors. Natalya gets free and she attacks Rose with a ton of strikes, Rose rolls out of the ring and Natalya gets her back in. Rose gets back out of the ring again and she hits Natalya with a knee strike on the arena floor, Rose gets Natalya back in the ring for a near fall on a pin attempt. Rose traps Natalya in the corner while stomping away on her, Rose then catches Natalya with a suplex for a near fall. Rose follows that up by applying a modified abdominal stretch to Natalya, Natalya gets free and she catches Rose with a hip toss. Rose goes for another knee strike and Natalya counters with the sharp shooter to force a submission.

Winner: Natalya

After the match, Absolution attacks Natalya until Ronda Rousey makes the save to chase everybody off. Sonya Deville gets in the ring and Rousey nails her with a plethora of strikes before scoring a takedown.

- A video package airs showing Baron Corbin as the newest member of the Raw roster.

Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango) vs. The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro)

The match begins with Fandango grabbing Cesaro’s jacket and putting it on, Cesaro gets angry and he drops Fandango with a forearm strike. Cesaro goes for a sunset flip and Fandango lands a leg drop for a near fall, Breeze tags in and Cesaro nails him with an elevated European uppercut. Sheamus tags in and he mauls Breeze with strikes in the corner, Breeze fights back and Sheamus traps in in the corner before tagging Cesaro in. The Bar double teams Breeze in the corner before Cesaro applies the chin lock to him, Sheamus tags in and he works with Cesaro to hit Breeze with a double clothesline. Sheamus applies his own chin lock to a downed Breeze, Breeze gets free and Sheamus nails him with a clothesline.

Cesaro tags in and The Bar hits Breeze with a Destruction Device for a near fall, Fandango attacks Sheamus from behind and Breeze rolls up Cesaro for the three count.

Winners: Breezango (Tyler Breeze & Fandango)

- Renee Young interviews Elias, who says he won’t perform live tonight because he won’t do small time shows anymore. Elias says Bobby Lashley doesn’t matter and then proclaims himself the biggest star in the WWE, Elias warns Lashley to never attack him again. Elias claims that Renee wants a private concert by him, Renee says that they don’t have time for this and the interview ends with Elias playing a song.

The Miz, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn & The Miztourage (Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas) vs. Finn Balor, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Bobby Lashley & Bobby Roode

The match begins with Owens kicking Rollins in the midsection, Rollins goes down and Owens attacks him with a bunch of strikes. Rollins recovers and he sends Owens into the corner, Rollins then hits Owens with a springboard clothesline. Rollins dumps Owens on the arena floor before taking him out with a dive as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Axel holding Rollins in a headlock. Rollins gets free and he nails a charging Axel with a drop kick, Roode tags in and he nails Axel with a suplex. Balor tags in and he nails Axel with a top rope axe handle smash to the arm, Balor then catches Axel with a basement drop kick for a near fall.

Axel backs Balor into his corner before tagging Owens into the match, Dallas quickly tags in and he stomps away on a downed Balor. Miz tags in and he mauls a cornered Balor with some more strikes, Miz drops Balor for a near fall before applying a chin lock. Miz then hits Balor with a back breaker into a neck breaker for a near fall, Zayn tags in and he catches Balor with a few more strikes. Zayn misses a charge into the corner and Lashley tags into the match, Lashley quickly destroys Zayn with a running clothesline and spear into the corner. Lashley then drops a charging Zayn with a clothesline, Lashley follows that up with a delayed vertical suplex on Zayn.

Lashley then throws an interfering Miz onto his teammates and they all crash to the arena floor as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Owens attacking Rollins with cross face strikes before applying a chin lock. Owens releases the hold to hit Rollins with a senton bomb for a near fall, Miz tags in and he rips away at the face of Rollins. Miz then traps Rollins in the corner before kicking away at him, Rollins tries to get free and Miz nails him with a DDT for a near fall. Miz would then attack Rollins with the It Kicks, Miz misses the final kick and Rollins nails him with a back suplex. Miztourage attack Lashley and Balor by throwing them into the barricade, Rollins then catches Miz with an enzaguri.

Owens and Zayn try to interfere and Strowman takes them out, Roode and Axel get tagged in by their respective partners. Roode quickly cleans house against the opposing team, Roode catches Axel with a clothesline from the top rope. Roode goes for the Glorious DDT and Axel traps him in the corner, Roode recovers to hit Axel with a blockbuster for a near fall. Dallas interferes and that allows Axel to hit Roode with a chop block, Miz tags in and Roode nails him with a clothesline. Strowman tags in and he chases Miz out of the ring before throwing Miz into the barricade, Strowman attacks the opposing team before getting back in the ring. Strowman then gets back in the ring to hit Miz with a clothesline followed by a choke slam, Strowman misses a charge in the corner and The Miztourage attacks him.

Balor hits the ring alongside Rollins to take care of The Miztourage, Rollins then takes out The Miztourage with a suicide dive. Members of both teams hit the ring and they all take each other out, Miz then attacks Strowman with a few running drop kicks. Strowman recovers and he crushes a charging Miz with a drop kick of his own, Miz looks for a tag and The Miztourage exit the ringside area. Strowman crushes Miz with an avalanche followed by a running power slam for a three count.

Winners: Finn Balor, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Bobby Lashley & Bobby Roode

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