Solo Sikoa Pays Tribute To Umaga, Riddle Gets Stretchered Out, Lumis Gets Rich | Raw Fight Size

Here is your post-Monday Night Raw fight size update for December 5, 2022:

- Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos came to the ring for their scheduled match against Elias and Matt Riddle. Before the match, The Bloodline attacked Elias backstage. Once they were in the ring, The Usos said the title match was canceled. Riddle came to the stage, and Sami Zayn told him to go home, but Riddle said he found another partner, who turned out to be Kevin Owens. The match started right away, and Owens took the fight to Jey. The two teams went back and forth, as they threw everything they had at each other. In the end, a timely assist from Zayn helped The Usos score the win. The Bloodline attacked Riddle after the match, and Owens chased them away with a chair.

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- After the bell, Sikoa was left alone with Riddle and left him lying with a Samoan Spike. He then hit a hip attack on Riddle while his neck was wrapped in a chair. EMTs checked on Riddle and put a neck brace on him before they took him out on a stretcher.

- JBL hosted his poker invitational. The O.C., Alpha Academy, Akira Tozawa, and Dana Brooke, among others, participated. Dexter Lumis showed up and revealed that he had plenty of money for the buy-in following his win over The Miz last week. Later in the show, Corbin accused Lumis of bluffing, and Lumis beat him. Likewise, Akirs Tozawa accused Dominik Mysterio of cheating, setting up a match between the two. Corbin was on the verge of winning another round, but The O.C. (AJ Styles, Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson) accused him of cheating. They left, so Lumis won the game and took the money.

- Seth Rollins came to the ring and discussed his match with Bobby Lashley next week. Lashley interrupted, and Rollins told him he hasn't been the same since he lost to Brock Lesnar. He stated that Lashley must be jealous of Lesnar for being a bigger star than he is. Lashley grabbed Rollins and said this is about the WWE United States Championship. Rollins told Lashley that he can't beat Lesnar, and Lashley dropped him. They brawled until officials separated them. Lashley accidentally dropped producer Petey Williams with a Spear. Later in the show, Adam Pearce approached Lashley and addressed his accidental Spear to Pete Williams. He warned him that if it happens again, his hands will be tied.

- WWE United States Champion Austin Theory commented on the situation with Lashley and Rollins by calling them the past. He stated that his forever reign is just beginning. Mustafa Ali confronted him and told the champion that he'll never give up on his quest to win the gold. Theory agreed to put his title on the line against Ali. The champion controlled the early stages of the bout by overpowering Ali. Ali rallied, but Dolph Ziggler interfered and dropped the champion, forcing a disqualification. Ali then confronted Ziggler, clearly upset with his interference. Theory capitalized by attacking both men while they were distracted.

- Bayley faced Rhea Ripley and Asuka in a triple Threat Match. Before the match, Becky Lynch walked through the crowd and recalled how she beat up Bayley and her stablemates last week. She noted that they haven't faced each other in a singles match in three years. She looked back on their history in recent years. Bayley responded by saying that the spotlight is always on Lynch when she's there. She stated that Lynch doesn't care about the people, whereas she does. Bayley discussed Damage CTRL's attempt to change the game, and Lynch noted that two members were successful, as they had titles, whereas Bayley did not. While Lynch walked away, she got into an intense staredown with Ripley.

- In the triple threat match, Ripley gained an early advantage before Bayley and Asuka worked together to stop her. Ripley fired back and took control again. Asuka rallied with a series of strikes. The three stars kept battling it out, and Bayley ultimately scored the win by pinning Asuka. Ripley attacked Asuka before the bout.

- In the main event, Becky Lynch faced Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross. Bliss and Lynch went back and forth early on. Cross eventually gained the upper hand, but Bliss took control with a dive that took both women out. The momentum continued to swing back and forth. Lynch hit Cross with a Man-handle Slam on the apron, but Damage CTRL (Dakota Kai & IYO SKY) attacked her. The duo slammed Lynch through a broadcast table. With Lynch taken out of the equation, Bliss hit the Twisted Bliss for the win.

- The Miz approached JBL, upset that he didn't get invited to the poker game. The Miz noted that he didn't have the money for the buy-in ready, and he offered to use his Rolex instead. JBL then pointed out that the watch was a fake.

- In an interview, Bianca Belair said she knows how to handle Bayley, and she'll happily face any of her potential contenders. She stated that no matter who won the title shot, they would have to be ready for her.

- Following a confrontation in the poker game, The O.C. (AJ Styles, Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson) faced Baron Corbin and Alpha Academy (Chad Gable & Otis). When Gallows and Gable clashed at one point in the match, the powerhouse called his opponent a nerd. Corbin and Alpha Academy displayed impressive chemistry throughout the contest. In the end, The O.C. pinned Gable with the Magic Killer.

- In an interview, Candice LeRae discussed her upcoming match with IYO SKY. Johnny Gargano and Dexter Lumis showed up, and LeRae was shocked when she found out how much money they won.

- Dominik Mysterio scored a decisive win when he faced Akira Tozawa. The Judgment Day prepared to attack Tozawa, but The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) made the save.

- On Raw Talk, Bayley discussed her victory and looked ahead to her match with Alexa Bliss next week.

- In a WWE Digital Exclusive, Dolph Ziggler explained his actions and stated that, sometimes, you have to make things happen on your own, and that's what he did. He noted that he wanted to surprise Theory and remind him who he is.

- In a WWE Digital Exclusive, Alexa Bliss previewed her match with Bayley next week.

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