WWE Monday Night Raw Results For May 22: A Huge Tag Team Main Event, Bliss Goes Extreme, Fox Rocks Banks & Hardy Boyz Pick The Stip For Extreme Rules

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The show starts with a video package highlighting the main event of the upcoming WWE Extreme Rules main event.

Bray Wyatt heads to the ring while highlights from last weeks WWE Raw air, Wyatt has a microphone and he tells the fans to stand up because liberation is coming. Wyatt says everybody should rejoice in their one true savior, Wyatt then says the beast is coming and he lives in everybody. Wyatt says that he is in control and will rip open the chest of the beast so he can eat his black heart, Wyatt then talks about WWE Extreme Rules. Wyatt says four people will suffer at Extreme Rules and then he will slay the beast for good, Wyatt says that Seth Rollins destiny ends in malice.

Wyatt talks about how he had sacrificed Rollins and then sacrificed Samoa Joe as well, Wyatt says their are no friends and just followers. Wyatt brings up Finn Balor and he promises that the demon will see the truth in the end, Wyatt then brings up Roman Reigns and he wants to ask Reigns a question about his yard. This brings out Reigns and he has a microphone in hand, Reigns says that Wyatt should run his mouth while they are face to face. Wyatt says that nothing has changed and Reigns still lets his temper rule, Wyatt then says that he’s the only one who can beat Brock Lesnar.

Reigns disagrees and says it will be him who defeats Lesnar after Extreme Rules, the microphone drop as Reigns and Wyatt go face to face. Raw GM Kurt Angle comes out and he has a microphone as well, Angle says the Extreme Rules main event may be the most important of the new era. Angle says that Reigns is taking on Wyatt right now, a referee comes to the ring as we go to a commercial break.

Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt

The match begins with the wrestlers locking up and Reigns gets Wyatt in a headlock, the two clash with shoulder tackles and nobody goes down. Reigns drops Wyatt with a punch and the two have a stare down, Wyatt looks for Sister Abigail and Reigns kicks him out of the ring. Reigns goes out of the ring and he levels Wyatt with a right, Reigns tosses Wyatt in the ring and Wyatt stomps on him when he returns to the ring. Wyatt then drops Reigns with a uranage, Wyatt traps Reigns in the corner before assaulting him with a few punches. Wyatt then hurts Reigns further with a hard Irish whip into the corner, Reigns recovers and drops Wyatt with a clothesline.

Reigns traps Wyatt in the corner while nailing him with some clothesline smashes, Wyatt recovers and drops a charging Reigns with a cross body. Samoa Joe’s music plays and Joe makes his way into the ring, Joe tells Wyatt to get up and then he locks Reigns in the rear naked choke.

Winner: Roman Reigns by DQ

After the match, Joe locks Wyatt in the rear naked choke until Seth Rollins hits the ring to brawl with Joe. Rollins drop kicks Joe out of the ring, Reigns then nails a charging Wyatt with a superman punch that knocks him out of the ring. Reigns and Rollins stand tall as Joe and Wyatt retreat.

Finn Balor versus Karl Anderson is announced for tonight, plus Matt Hardy faces Sheamus for the right to determine the stipulation for the WWE Raw Tag Team Title Match at WWE Extreme Rules.

Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins are backstage, Reigns says he doesn’t need Rollins help and Rollins says he was coming after Samoa Joe. Kurt Angle arrives to say it is going to be Reigns & Rollins versus Joe & Wyatt tonight. Elias Sampson appears while playing the guitar, Angle says that Sampson is taking on WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose tonight.

Brian Kendrick is interviewed backstage, he says that he is the teacher and Tozawa is the student.

Akira Tozawa vs. Ariya Daivari

The match begins with Daivari nailing Tozawa with a few punches, Tozawa responds by attacking Daivari with some chops. Tozawa escapes a roll up from Daivari to hit him with a kick followed by a senton for a near fall, Tozawa misses a charge in the corner and Daivari nails him with a lariat. Daivari then stomps away on a downed Tozawa, Tozawa recovers and nails a charging Daivari with a bicycle kick followed by a hurricarana. Tozawa follows that up by clobbering Daivari with a back suplex, Tozawa nails Daivari with a top rope senton for a three count.

Winner: Akira Tozawa

Kendrick is interviewed again, he says that he is impressed with Tozawa, but not as impressed as we will be when he faces Tozawa on 205 Live.

Sasha Banks is walking backstage when she is interviewed about her rematch with Alicia Fox, Banks says she will win tonight and rid herself of Fox for good. Noam Dar and Alicia Fox arrive, they talk about how Fox is all alone, Banks confronts Dar before walking away.

Elias Sampson is in the ring and he is singing a song while the crowd jeers him badly, Ambrose eventually interrupts him and their match begins. The Miz and Maryse join the commentary team for the next match.

Non-Title Match: Dean Ambrose (WWE Intercontinental Champion) vs. Elias Sampson

The match begins with Sampson locking Ambrose in a headlock, Ambrose breaks free and he takes Sampson down with a few arm drags. Ambrose then starts working over the arm of Sampson, Sampson traps Ambrose in the ropes before hitting his neck with the top rope. Sampson follows that up by attacking Ambrose with a plethora of strikes in the corner, Sampson rolls out of the ring before smashing Ambrose’s head with a knee strike as we go to a commercial break.

We return from the break to see Sampson holding Ambrose in a modified Million Dollar Dream, Ambrose starts fighting back and Sampson levels him with a running clothesline. Sampson goes for a pin before attacking Ambrose with an arm bar, Ambrose fights back again and he nails a charging Sampson with a back elbow strike followed by a boot to the face. Ambrose then drops Sampson with a neck breaker, Ambrose then clobbers Sampson with a few punches and clotheslines. Ambrose then drops Sampson with a running clothesline before going to the top rope, Ambrose leaps off and Sampson nails him with a flying knee strike for a near fall.

Sampson then hits Ambrose with a running boot to the face, Ambrose quickly recovers to hit Sampson with a rebound clothesline. The Miz hits the ring and he attacks Sampson to cause a DQ loss for Ambrose.

Winner: Elias Sampson by DQ

After the match, Ambrose chases The Miz back into the ring and Sampson attacks him from behind. Sampson then lays out Ambrose with a swinging neck breaker as The Miz escapes.

Big Cass is walking backstage with a referee, Enzo Amore is seen knocked out backstage with referee’s trying to help him.

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