Monday Night Raw Results did not augur well for Alexa Bliss and The Miz while Samoa Joe sent a strong message to Lesnar.
The first edition of Monday Night Raw after Extreme Rules was action packed. Here are the highlights of the show.
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A night after the extreme battle Roman Reigns and Bray Wyatt locked horn against each other. Earlier in the show, Bray Wyatt claimed that he going to punish every superstar who came between him and his dream to face Lesnar.
He started his campaign with Roman Reigns. But the big dog had the other plans. It an intensive fight where the action was in and out of the ring Reigns defeated Wyatt with Superman punch followed by Spear.
At Extreme Rules, Samoa Joe booked the date with Brock Lesnar. Brock Lesnar first title defense after Wrestle Mania 33 will take place on Great Balls of Fire. Paul Heyman came to ring and told Joe that Brock Lesnar would beat him in their match.
That did not go well with the no.1 contender as gave a preview to Heyman of what is forthcoming for Lesnar. He locked the devil’s advocate in Coquina Clutch and sent him into sleep.
The newly crowned Tag Team Champions Sheamus and Cesaro were in action and Slater & Rhyno.
Sheamus and Cesaro made a short work of Rhyno & Slater. Sheamus ended the match with a Brogue Kick to Slater.
The Miz Intercontinental Championship Comeback Tour was ruined by Dean Ambrose. The Lunatic Fringe was the spoiler of Comeback Tour Kickoff as hit Miz with dirty deeds.
During his celebration, Miz was overly cautious in the anticipation of disruption. He was anticipating Dean Ambrose’s spoiler. Miz was so engaged with this thought that he ever destroyed the gift by Maryse. He thought Deam might be hiding inside the gift wrap. Dean was in the disguise of the Cameraman and found played perfect spoiler with a dirty deed to A-lister.
Alexa was successful in her title defense against Bayley at Extreme Rules. But the even bigger task was ahead of her. She formed an alliance with Nia Jax in lieu of title opportunity. Monday Night she was up against the powerhouse Nia Jax.
The odds were definitely against little Miss Bliss as everyone in the Locker Room denied her the help. But Bliss is called Wicked Witch of WWE for a reason, she found and wicked way out of the predicament. She shoved Dana Brooke and Mickie James to instigate a brawl, handing herself a disqualification win and conveniently keeping the title around her waist.
Samoa Joe already made clear that he is ready for Brock Lesnar. Earlier in the show, he sent a message to Lesnar as he applied Coquina Clutch on Paul Heyman. Then, later on, it was the turn of King Slayer, Seth Rollins.
In a toe to toe fight counter after counter were on display. The Architect was looking in the cruise control and just then the distraction came from Bray Wyatt. The anticipation of possible Wyatt appearance distracted Seth Rollins long enough for Samoa Joe to apply Coquina Clutch. And Seth Rollins met with the same fate that of Balor and Heyman.