WWE Monday Night Raw Results, May 22 2017: Superstars Tried to Build Momentum Ahead of Extreme Rules 2017


WWE Monday Night Raw Results, May 22, 2017: Superstars Tried to Build Momentum Ahead of Extreme Rules 2017, Hardy’s Choose Stipulation of Tag Team Title Match

Things at Monday Night Raw got heated up as Superstars were looking to build momentum ahead of Extreme Rules 2017. Hardy Boyz, in particular, builds momentum as Matt Hardy defeated Sheamus.  This allowed Hardy Boyz to choose the stipulation for their tag team title match against Sheamus & Cesaro at Extreme Rules 2017.

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Here are the quick results

Bray Wyatt & Samoa Joe def. Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins:

This tag team match was the main event of Monday Night Raw. It involved 4 out of 5 superstars who will compete in a fatal 5-way match at Extreme Rules. Despite their differences, Wyatt and Joe gelled together well. The former member’s of Sheild, Rollins & Reigns never looked like a team. There was lots of confusions and miscommunication between the two.

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Seth had the momentum in the match, as tried to neutralize both Joe and Bray from his series of fast pace offensive moves. The match came to an end when Reigns missed a superman punch and caught Rollins. Bray Wyatt then quickly took advantage and hit Roman Reigns with Sister Abigail. Meanwhile, Samoa Joe applied Coquina Clutch on Rollins to pick up the win.

Matt Hardy defeated Sheamus, Chose Steel Cage Match at Extreme Rules:

The one-half of the Tag Team Champions Matt Hardy defeated the Sheamus, as a result, Hardy’s got to choose the stipulation for Extreme Rules Match. Sheamus looked in control but the experienced Hardy Boyz came over easily. The match came to an end when Sheamus got distracted by the action outside the ring. This was good enough for Matt Hardy to hit Twist of Fate to seal the win. Later on, Hardy’s chose steel cage match for their Tag Team title defense at Extreme Rules.

 

Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss def. Mickie James:

In women’s division action the little Miss. Bliss continued her momentum as she defeated Mickie James. Mickie James came to avenge the kendo stick attack of Alexa at her friend Bayley. James looked firmly in control for the majority of the match, however, Bliss quickly turned the table with a straight punch.

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Roman Reigns def. Bray Wyatt via Disqualification:

The match between Bray Wyatt and Roman Reigns ended in a disqualification as Samoa Joe broke in the ring. He came and applied Coquina Clutch on Reigns before putting him in sleep. Bray Wyatt was watching all the action, tried to take advantage by Sister Abigail on Joe. However, Samoa Joe was prepared this time as he turned it into Coquina Clutch. Seth Rollins came to the defense of his former Sheild member and together they cleared the ring. This led to the main event tag team match between Seth Rollin, Roman Reigns vs Samoa Joe and Bray Wyatt.

Others:

  • Shasha Banks defeated Alicia Fox with double knees.
  • Finn Balor defeated Coup de Grâce
  • Kalisto defeated Appolo Crews with Salida del Sol
  • Austin Aries defeated Tony Nees with Last Chancery Submission
  • Akira Tozawa defeated Ariya Daivari with top-rope senton