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- The show starts off with a moment of silence for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
- A highlight package is shown next featuring Roman Reigns defeating The Miz and then the attack on Reigns after the match.
Seth Rollins vs. Braun Strowman
The match begins with Rollins immediately attacking Strowman with a barrage of strikes, Strowman quickly drops Rollins with a shoulder tackle. Rollins escapes a power slam before causing Strowman to chase him on the outside of the ring, they get back in the ring and Strowman propels a charging Rollins in the air to then cause him to crash to the mat below. Strowman then crushes Rollins with a few Irish whips into the turnbuckles, Strowman then traps the arm of Rollins in the middle rope and he bends it in unnatural ways.
Rollins recovers and he drops Strowman neck first on the top rope, Rollins goes to the top rope and Strowman throws him off. Strowman slows things down by applying the chin lock to Rollins, Rollins breaks free after catching Strowman with a jaw breaker. Rollins then sends a charging Strowman out of the ring, Rollins looks for a suicide dive and Strowman simply punches him as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Rollins catching a charging Strowman with a boot to the face, Rollins then leaps off the ropes and Strowman catches him with a fall away slam that takes him out of the ring.
Strowman goes out of the ring and he throws Rollins into the ring post, Rollins recovers and he shoves Strowman into the ring post. Rollins then hits Strowman with a series of suicide dives, Rollins gets Strowman back into the ring before nailing him with a couple of springboard clotheslines. Rollins would then catch Strowman with a blockbuster for a near fall, Rollins then hits Strowman with a few super kicks. Strowman recovers to hit Rollins with a short arm clothesline followed by a power slam for the three count.
Winner: Braun Strowman
After the match, Braun Strowman picks up Seth Rollins and he nails him with another power slam. Dean Ambrose eventually makes his way to the ring and he attacks Strowman, Ambrose kicks the rope into Strowman’s testicles before nailing him with a drop kick. Strowman recovers and he nails Ambrose with a series of choke slams, Strowman then hits Ambrose with a power slam before leaving the ring. The Bar then make their way to the ring, Cesaro nails Ambrose with the Gotch style neutralizer and Sheamus nails Rollins with a brogue kick.
- Highlights from last week’s confrontation between WWE Raw Women’s Champion Alexis Bliss and Mickie James air.
- Mickie James is walking backstage when she sees a laughing Alicia Fox and Emma, who both remark about James’ age. Emma tells her that somebody left James something in the locker room, James looks to see a walker and some adult diapers. James approaches Emma and Fox to see where Alexa Bliss is, James finds Nia Jax guarding Bliss and they both mock James again. Bliss says Jax will face James tonight and James agrees.
- Bray Wyatt appears on the screen and he says that “she” taught him everything and that “she” would never lie to him.
- Elias is shown walking backstage.
- Elias is in the ring and he performs a song for the crowd until he’s interrupted by Titus O’Neil.
Elias vs. Titus O’Neil w/Apollo Crews
The match begins with O’Neil pushing Elias to the mat a few times, Elias then backs O’Neil into the corner with a series of strikes. Elias then holds O’Neil down with a headlock, O’Neil breaks free after nailing Elias with a back suplex. O’Neil throws Elias in the corner before assaulting him with some strikes of his own, O’Neil then slams Elias to the mat below. O’Neil then nails Elias with an avalanche in the corner followed by a big boot, Elias goes out of the ring and he shoves Crews. O’Neil grabs Elias and Elias drops him neck first on the top rope, Elias hits O’Neil with Drift Away for the three count.
- Mickie James is walking around backstage.
- An Asuka video package airs.
- WWE Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss makes her way to ringside before the next match begins.
Nia Jax vs. Mickie James
The match begins with Jax immediately bulldozing a distracted James, Jax then tosses James clear across the ring. James tries fighting back and Jax tosses her across the ring once again, Jax then chokes James on the middle rope. Jax takes a short break before choking James on the bottom rope, Jax slows things down a little more by holding James in a bear hug. Jax then slams James before pulling her arms backwards, James fights back again by nailing Jax with a few strikes. Jax gets angry and she tosses James out of the ring as we go to a commercial break, we return to see James nailing Jax with a jaw breaker.
Jax recovers quickly and she drops a charging James before landing an elbow drop, James fights back again and she nails Jax with a plethora of strikes. Jax recovers and she just spears James for a near fall, Jax would then apply the full nelson to a worn out James. James tries fighting back and Jax locks her in the bear hug, James breaks free by nailing Jax with a few strikes. Jax looks for a power bomb and James escapes before nailing her with more strikes, James then catches Jax with a few drop kicks to the legs. Jax picks up James and she traps her in the corner before placing her on the top rope, James catches Jax with a tornado DDT. Alexa Bliss interferes to cause a DQ.
Winner: Mickie James, by DQ
After the match, Alexa Bliss tries attacking Mickie James and James drops her with a super kick.
- Highlights of Neville’s attack on Enzo Amore from last week’s WWE Raw aired.
- Renee Young interviews Enzo Amore, who says nothing about the attack he suffered last week on WWE Raw.
- Charly Caruso interviews Mickie James, who says that she showed the women what she can do and she wants to become the new WWE Raw Women’s Champion. WWE Raw GM Kurt Angle arrives and he says that James faces Alexa Bliss for the title at WWE TLC.
Matt Hardy & Jason Jordan vs. Karl Anderson & Doc Gallows
The match begins with Hardy holding Anderson in a headlock after landing a forearm strike, Hardy then drops Anderson with a shoulder tackle. Anderson quickly traps Hardy in the corner before tagging Gallows in, Hardy fights back and traps Gallows in his corner. Jordan tags in and he nails Gallows with shoulder rams to the midsection, Gallows fights back by cracking Jordan with strikes in the corner. Gallows then drops Jordan with a head lock, Jordan drops gallows with a clothesline before teaming with Hardy to clothesline him out of the ring as we go to a commercial break.
We return from the break to see Anderson working over the arm of Hardy, Anderson then gets Hardy down by using a hair pull. Gallows tags in and he drops hardy with a headbutt, Gallows waits for Hardy to get up before just kicking him in the head. Anderson tags back in and he mauls Hardy with some more strikes, Anderson misses a charge to the corner and Jordan tags in. Jordan quickly cleans house on the opposition before nailing Anderson with an overhead release suplex, Jordan then catches Anderson with a spear in the corner. Gallows tags in and he immediately drops Jordan before landing some elbow drops, Jordan tries fighting back and Gallows drops him with a boot to the face.
Anderson tags back into the match and he just stomps away on a downed Jordan, Anderson continues to just wrench away on the arm of Jordan. Jordan eventually recovers to drop Anderson with a belly to back suplex, Gallows and Hardy get the tags from their respective partners. Hardy nails Gallows with a series of punches followed by a few clotheslines in the corner, Hardy then hits Gallows with a bulldog for a near fall. Hardy then drags Gallows to the corner before smashing his head on the turnbuckles, Hardy follows that up with a tornado DDT on Gallows. Hardy then hits Gallows with a middle rope elbow drop for a near fall, Anderson and Jordan brawl until Jordan is thrown into the barricade.
Anderson tags in and he works with Gallows to hit Hardy with the Magic Killer for the three count.
Winners: Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows
- Highlights are shown of The Bar attacking Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins from earlier tonight.
- Charly Caruso interviews Roman Reigns, who says he isn’t surprised that The Bar attacked Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins tonight. Reigns then says he will destroy anything that gets in his path tonight and he plans on walking away with the WWE Intercontinental Title.
- Dana Warrior is in the ring with the WWE Raw women’s roster and a trio of breast cancer survivors, Warrior talks about the strength of those battling breast cancer. The breast cancer survivors are then given their own WWE championship belts as Dana says their names, the women’s roster then surrounds the women with some hugs.
- Before the match begins, Roman Reigns takes out The Miztourage, laying them out with superman punches and steel chair shots.
WWE Intercontinental Title Match
The Miz (Champion) w/The Miztourage vs. Roman Reigns
The match begins with The Miz trying to escape the ring and Reigns drops him with a punch, Miz leaves the ring again and Reigns throws him into the barricade a few times. Reigns tosses Miz back into the ring and Miz rolls right back out, Reigns looks to follow Miz and Miz trips him up on the ring apron. Miz then tosses Reigns into the ring steps and then into the crowd, Reigns gets back in the ring and Miz nails him with a DDT for a near fall. Miz then mounts Reigns before assaulting him with punches, Miz then catches Reigns with a running boot to the face for another near fall.
Miz slows things down further by holding Reigns in a chin lock, Reigns tries fighting back and Miz drops him with a boot to the face for another near fall. Miz then chokes Reigns on the middle rope before getting another near fall as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Miz nailing Reigns with some It Kicks. Reigns blocks the last kick before nailing Miz with a sit out power bomb for a near fall, Reigns goes for a superman punch and Miz counters with a Skull Crushing Finale for a near fall. Reigns then hits a charging Miz with a superman punch for another near fall, Reigns sets up for a spear when The Bar arrive to cause a DQ.
Winner: Roman Reigns, by DQ
After the match, The Bar continue attacking Roman Reigns and The Miz eventually jumps in to help with the attack. Cesaro then hits Reigns with a Gotch style neutralizer and then Sheamus cracks him with the Brogue Kick, The Miz ends things by hitting Reigns with a Skull Crushing Finale. The Bar and The Miz work together to hit Reigns with a triple power bomb.
- Finn Balor makes his way to the ring and he grabs a microphone, Balor says he doesn’t want to talk because he would rather fight. Balor talks about how Bray Wyatt likes to play mind games with people, Balor then calls Wyatt a coward and how he lost to him at WWE Summerslam and at WWE No Mercy. Balor then accuses Wyatt of being afraid of him because he cannot beat him, Wyatt appears on the big screen and he keeps saying “she never lied to me.” Wyatt says there was something different about Balor at WWE NO Mercy, Wyatt wants Balor to show him his true face. Wyatt says Sister Abigail is alive and she’s dying to meet Balor, the segment ends with Wyatt laughing maniacally.
Sasha Banks & Bayley vs. Emma & Alicia Fox
The match begins with Emma backing Banks into the corner before slapping her, Emma then holds Banks in the headlock. Emma would then drop Banks with a shoulder tackle, Banks recovers and drops a charging Emma with a drop toe hold. Bayley tags in and she works over the arm of Emma, Bayley eats a forearm strike after mocking Emma for a few moments. Emma works over Bayley by attacking her with a few strikes, Bayley gets angry and she smashes the face of Emma into the turnbuckle a few times. Fox distracts Bayley so Emma can jump her from behind, Fox and Emma work together to take out their opponents as we go to a commercial break.
We return from the break to see Banks getting a near fall on Emma, Fox tags in and she nails Banks with a few strikes. The two have a shoving contest before a brief catfight breaks out, Banks eventually drops Fox with a drop kick followed by a double knee strike. Emma distracts Banks and that allows Fox to kick her in the face for a near fall, Emma tags in and she kicks away at Banks in the corner. Emma drops banks before applying the chin lock to her, Emma then hits Banks with a butterfly suplex for a near fall. Fox tags back in and she nails Banks with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall, Fox applies the chin lock to Banks.
Banks tries fighting back and Fox drops her with some hair pulling, Emma tags in and she chokes Banks with her foot in the corner. Fox tags in and she holds Banks with a front face lock, Fox goes for another tilt-a-whirl back breaker and Banks counters with a cross body block. Banks eventually shoves Fox into Emma before tagging Bayley in, Bayley immediately nails Fox with a series of clotheslines. Bayley traps Fox in the ropes before nailing her with a stunner, Bayley then crushes Fox with a few moves in the corner. Fox drops Bayley with a knee strike before Emma leaves during a tag attempt, Bayley then hits Fox with a Bayley To Belly for the three count.
Winners: Sasha Banks & Bayley
- Highlights are shown from the 205 Live roster and Braun Strowman’s beating on Enzo Amore from last week air.
- WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore makes his way to the ring, Enzo says he is doing great and then he tells the 205 roster can go to hell. Enzo then talks about how he put 205 Live on the map, Enzo says that he got the division in the main event two weeks in a row. Enzo would then accuse the wrestlers and fans of being jealous of him, Enzo again claims that he is carrying the division on his back. Enzo says nobody in the division will get a shot at the title since they all attacked him last week, Enzo says if anybody touches him tonight, they will be fired.
Neville and various cruiserweights make their way to the ring, they eventually trap Enzo in the ring. Enzo starts taking shots at the entire roster as they remain surrounding him, WWE Raw GM Kurt Angle eventually makes his way to the entrance ramp. Kalisto is announced as the newest member of the 205 Live roster and he is allowed to attack Enzo, Kalisto hits the ring and he lays waste to Enzo.
- Roman Reigns is shown recovering in the locker room when Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins arrive to have a brief staredown.