RAW Results: WWE Hall Of Famer challenges McIntyre; Top Champion suffers controversial loss
RAW Legends Night kicked off after a short skit from Hulk Hogan backstage. The Miz and John Morrison were in the ring celebrating the fact that The A-Lister reclaimed his Money in the Bank contract before inviting the New Day to join them on their show.
Kofi and Woods came out to say that Miz & Morrison were on their show, New Day Talks. New Day joked around before The Miz lost his cool and started yelling. Teddy Long interrupted Miz’s tantrum and announced that the two teams will be facing each other after the commercials.
The New Day vs. Miz & Morrison on RAW
The New Day had the advantage early on with Morrison and Woods in the ring. The Miz was tagged in and sent outside by Kofi before he managed to take out both the A-Lister and Morrison with a crossbody over the ropes.
Back after a break, Miz and Morrison managed to isolate Kofi but he managed to tag in Woods who sent Miz over the ropes before nearly being pinned by Morrison. Woods managed to hit the Shining Wizard and picked up the win.
Result: The New Day def. Miz & Morrison
Match rating: A
Randy Orton was backstage on RAW and said that he hated himself for showing mercy to Alexa which made him realize the true potential of his evil – very sound logic. He also hinted at attacking the Legends tonight.
Angel Garza was backstage with his 24/7 championship and ran into Alicia Fox, Sgt. Slaughter, Mickie James, and Tatanka.
Elias vs. AJ Styles on RAW
Elias got the upper hand early with some big hits and sent AJ out of the ring before we headed for a break. Back on RAW, Elias hit a chokeslam and got a near fall on AJ.
Elias vs. AJ Styles on RAW (contd…)
Styles went for the Phenomenal Forearm on RAW but took a knee instead before hitting a brainbuster on Elias. Styles got the Styles Clash in for the three-count. Ryker was about to attack AJ after the match with a guitar but Omos smashed it with a kick thanks to Styles ducking at the right moment.
Result: AJ Styles def. Elias
Match rating: B
Riddle was backstage with the Big Show before Randy walked up to Show and threatened him. The WWE Legend managed to defuse the situation for now but Randy was sure to try something later.
We saw footage of Charlotte announcing her entry in the Royal Rumble before she walked out to the ring with Ric Flair.
Charlotte & Asuka vs. Lacey Evans & Peyton Royce on RAW
Evans and Charlotte were in the ring before Royce snuck a tag in and managed to catch Flair off guard. Charlotte managed to recover and tag Asuka in who came in with a dropkick to Royce and took out Evans from the apron before getting a near fall.
Riddle vs. Bobby Lashley on RAW
Riddle attacked Bobby Lashley before the match began gaining an upper hand early. Lashley slammed Riddle into the ring post before taking control of the match with a clothesline.
Lashley had Riddle in the Hurt Lock and almost hit the referee who couldn’t see Riddle tap out. While Lashley was arguing with the ref, Riddle rolled him up and got the win.
Result: Riddle def. Bobby Lashley
Match rating: C
Mark Henry was backstage on RAW, talking to Ricochet when Randy Orton asked him to take part in the rumble like Randy was before taunting him some more.
Shayna Baszler wiped out Mandy Rose during her entrance and Dana Brooke came out to save her and ended up in the match instead.
Dana Brooke vs. Shayna Baszler on RAW
Baszler was tossed out of the ring right away before she recovered and locked in the Khirifuda Clutch in the ring. Brooke managed to roll her up while the hold was locked in and got the win.
Shayna refused to let go of the hold but Mandy Rose took her out with a knee strike before Brooke and Rose hit a huge double team move to wipe her out.
Result: Dana Brooke def. Shayna Baszler
Match rating: C
Ric Flair and Randy Orton were backstage and got into an argument before Randy called him a pathetic old man.
Keith Lee was working out backstage when Riddle hyped him up for the WWE title match tonight on RAW against Drew McIntyre.