In the first ever Monday Night Raw after Payback 2017, the new face, Bray Wyatt of horror changed the complexion of Intercontinental Championship number 1 contender match. In women’s division, the 8 women tag team match was organized. In cruiserweight division Austin Aries defeated TJP.
Here are the Monday Night Raw Results:
Alexa Bliss who made history at Payback by pinning Bayley was seen in a tag team match on Monday Night Raw. The eight women tag team match that included almost everyone from Raw women’s roster was scheduled in the early beginning of Raw.
The Wicked Witch of WWE almost repeated her Payback performance as pinned Bayley again to gain her team a victory.
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Enzo & Big Cass defeated Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson at Payback, however, on Monday Night Raw, Gallows drew one back as he defeated Enzo Amore.
Enzo Amore who wanted to continue the momentum gained at Payback by defeating Gallows again became a soft target. As Gallows and Anderson with their smart play were able to eke out a victory. The match ended as Gallows hit Fireman’s Carry Flapjack on Enzo.
In cruiserweight division, it was tag team action went throw series of offensive moves from the superstars. Gallagher was seen hitting with series of headbutts, however, got himself in a precarious position as Kendrick locked in Captain’s Hook. Akira saved Gallagher from the brutal submission hold and cleared the ring with Swann.
Gallagher ceased the opportunity by hitting “Gentleman’s Dropkick” to Kendrick in the corner.
Austin Aries who defeated Neville by disqualification at Payback 2017 was in action against TJP. Austin gained control in the early beginning, as outsmarted TJP on every move.
However, TJP found an opening, as he hung up Austin from the top turnbuckle. There on TJP focused his attack on the knee of Aries. Aries was resilient and countered every move of TJP. The ended when TJP was going for his finisher Detonation Kick which was reversed into the Last Chancery submission hold.
Austin won the match but TJP continued to attack the knee of Aries as he his mean streak continues.
The No.1 contender match for Intercontinental Championship was played under triple threat rule. Finn Balor and Seth Rollins started the match while Miz preferred to watch from the outside.
As expected the action was back and forth, Seth Rollins with his experience was able to pick up the most number of near falls. No move seemed to be enough to put any of the superstars down for the count of three.
Seth Rollins was on a roll and looking to closing in a victory when his Payback rival Joe showed up. He flattened Rollins with a devastating move. If Joe’s interference was not enough, Bray Wyatt showed up, just when Finn Balor was looking to hit his finisher. Bray not only threw perched up Balor but hit him with Sister Abigail to allow Miz pick up a win.