Good evening Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage for tonight's edition of WWE RAW!
- We open tonight's show with tonight's edition of the VIP Lounge where MVP and WWE champion Bobby Lashley celebrate Bobby's victory over Drew McIntyre before the party is crashed by New Day who throw pancakes into the ring before Bobby and Xavier agree to a Hell in a Cell match later tonight.
Money in the Bank Qualifier Match
AJ Styles (w/ Omos) vs Ricochet
Ricochet immediately sends AJ out of the ring and AJ sends him into the post as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Ricochet chopping AJ back in the ring before AJ drops him with a back elbow as Omos looks on before Ricochet hits a springboard cross body and a running splash in the corner before hitting a running clothesline and a northern lights suplex for two. AJ hits a powerbomb for two before Ricochet counters the Phenomenal Forearm and they exchange strikes until Ricochet hits a bridging German for two before AJ locks in a calf crusher and Ricochet gets to the ropes for the break before AJ hits an ushigoroshi. Viking Raiders then come out and attack Omos before laying him out and AJ gets distracted by VR sending Omos through the barricade before Ricochet counters a Phenomenal Forearm into a code breaker in midair for the pin and the win.
Winner: Ricochet defeats AJ Styles via pinfall.
- Backstage RKBRO have a meeting ahead of their respective Money in the Bank Qualifier matches later tonight as we go to commercial.
Women's Money in the Bank Qualifier Match
Asuka & Naomi vs Eva Marie & Doudrop
We come back from the break to Eva and Asuka starting things off before Eva immediately tags out and tags in Doudrop who drops Asuka with a headbutt and shoves her down before Asuka hits a code breaker and tags in Naomi who rocks Doudrop with kicks. Doudrop then comes back with a running splash in the corner into a cannonball for a near fall Asuka breaks up before Doudrop drags Naomi to the corner and Eva tags herself in for a near fall before Doudrop refuses Eva's tag and Naomi rolls her up for the pin and the win.
Winner: Asuka and Naomi defeat Eva Marie and Doudrop via pinfall.
- We come back from the break to Adam and Sonya in the ring before they call RAW Women's champion Rhea Ripley out to the ring and Charlotte Flair comes out onto the stage before Adam and Sonya make a rematch between the two at Money in the Bank.
Money in the Bank Qualifier Match
Randy Orton vs John Morrison
Randy locks in a standing side headlock before John backs him into the corner for a clean break before Randy takes John down with a side headlock take over before John gets to his feet and drops Randy with a kick for two before wringing the arm of Randy and Randy slams him down by his hair. They end up at ringside where Randy smashes John's face into the announce table before back dropping him across the table as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Randy in control back in the ring before John comes back with a springboard roundhouse and sends Randy into the post and out of the ring before John smashes Randy's hand against the steps and focuses on it once they're back inside. Randy then hits a draping DDT before Miz distracts him when he goes for an RKO before Riddle comes out on his scooter and chases Miz off in his wheelchair before John hits Starship Pain for the pin and the win.
Winner: John Morrison defeats Randy Orton via pinfall.
Nikki and Shayna start the match off with the two grappling on the mat before Shayna drags Nikki to the corner and Nia tags in before she runs into the post and Alexa briefly hypnotizes Reggie before Nikki hits a cross body and takes out Shayna, Nia, and Reggie at ringside as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Nia and Shayna in control of Alexa until she gets the hot tag to Nikki who rocks Nia and drops her with a flurry of strikes before Shayna and Nia argue when Shayna nearly hits Nia before Nia gets off of the apron and Nikki hits a back suplex. Alexa then hypnotizes Reggie before he nearly slaps her and stops himself before the two hug and Nikki pins Shayna off of the distraction for the win.
Winner: Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross defeat Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax via pinfall.
Money in the Bank Qualifier Match
Riddle vs Drew McIntyre
Drew backs Riddle into the corner for a clean break before Drew overpowers Riddle until he comes back with suplexes and Drew sends him out of the ring before Riddle sends Drew into the post and suplexes him onto the floor as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Drew making his comeback back in the ring before Riddle rocks him with running forearms in the corner into an exploder suplex before Drew gets his knees up when Riddle goes for a senton. Drew then hits a reverse Alabama slam before hitting a spider suplex as Randy comes out to the ring as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Riddle locking in a triangle before Drew counters a back slide into a Future Shock DDT for a near fall before Riddle hits a Final Flash. Riddle then drops Drew with a kick before landing on his feet when he misses the Floating Bro before countering the Claymore into a sleeper before they exchange until Riddle pins Drew with a clutch for the win.
Winner: Riddle defeats Drew McIntyre via pinfall.
- Backstage Jaxson Ryker gives Mansoor advice before Mustafa Ali shows up and continues his lecture series with Mansoor.
- A strap match is announced between Jaxson Ryker and Elias and a triple threat for the final spot in the Money in the Bank match between Drew McIntyre, Randy Orton, and AJ Styles is made for next week.
Hell in a Cell Match
Xavier Woods (w/ Kofi Kingston) vs Bobby Lashley (w/ MVP)
Xavier immediately dropkicks Bobby before Bobby drives him into the corner and clotheslines him before hitting a flat liner for two before tossing Xavier out of the ring. Xavier grabs a chair that Bobby punches into his face and out of his hands before Bobby accidentally runs into the post and Xavier kicks Bobby into the side of the cage. Xavier then throws a chair at Bobby before hitting him with it repeatedly as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to Xavier in control before Bobby traps him in the tarp and beats on him before sending Xavier into the cage and beats him down in the corner. Xavier comes back and hits Bobby with a kendo stick before hitting a sunset flip for two before hitting an enzuigiri into a tornado DDT for a near fall. Xavier sets up a table before superkicking Bobby onto the table and hitting a diving elbow drop through the table for a near fall before Bobby sends him face first into a chair. Bobby then locks in the Hurt Lock for the tap and the win.
Winner: Bobby Lashley defeats Xavier Woods via submission.
- After the match Bobby reapplies the Hurt Lock and forces Kofi to watch through the cage as we go off the air.