Dark Match, Main Event & WWE Raw Taping Results – *Spoilers* for Tonight
They have “Happy New Year” graphics on the screens.
*They open up Raw with Dolph Ziggler vs. Drew McIntyre in a Steel Cage Match. Drew McIntyre scored the win in a really good match.
*Seth Rollins came out (HUGE reaction) and challenged Dean Ambrose to an Intercontinental title rematch, but instead Triple H came out. Triple H said there are no automatic rematches anymore and announced Rollins would face Bobby Lashley later tonight. Shane McMahon came out and announced a “Fresh Start” Battle Royal and the winner of that match would instead challenge Ambrose.
*Apollo Crews won the Fresh Start Battle Royal, tossing out Baron Corbin. The match also featured the members of Lucha House Party, Finn Balor, Curt Hawkins, Zack Ryder, The B-Team, The Ascension, Titus O’Neill, No Way Jose and Mojo Rawley. Apollo vs. Ambrose later tonight.
*Baron Corbin returns to the ring and demands better than he’s gotten. He says he deserves a reward for all he’s done for Raw. Elias, on the stage with his guitars, cuts him off. They end up in a brawl, including fighting in the crowd before Corbin runs off.
*Bayley & Ember Moon & Sasha Banks defeated The Riott Squad.
*Bobby Lashley defeated Seth Rollins by DQ when he used a steel chair. Rollins DESTROYED Lio Rush with the Curb Stomp.
*WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose defeated Apollo Crews. There were some loud “CM Punk” chants during the match.
*They ran a video package to announce Alexa Bliss will return next week with her very own talk show, “A Moment of Bliss” with Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey as the first guest.
*Ronda Rousey & Natalya defeated Nia Jax & Tamina.
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Titus O’Neil defeated Curt Hawkins
The Revival defeated Zack Ryder and Tyler Breeze
Drew McIntyre defeated Dolph Zigler
Seth Rollins comes out talking about a rematch, Triple H comes out and says he wants the old Rollins back but no automatic anything anymore, Shane comes out says there will be a battle royal for #1 contender for intercontinental title match and Seth will fight Lashley
Apollo Crews wins battle royal eliminating Baron Corbin
Corbin is in the ring again complaining, Elias comes out says he is a loser and they wrestle around the ramp and crowd till Elias gets the best of him
Bayley, Sasha, and Ember Moon defeat the Riot Squad
Jinder Mahal and the Singh Brothers defeat Rhyno and Heath Slater
Lashley wins via DQ after Rollins attacks with a chair
Dean Ambrose defeats Apollo Crews to retain
Ronda and Natalya defeat Tamina and Nia in main event
Dean Ambrose defeats Seth Rollins in steel cage, Seth returns and beats up Ambrose
Announced next week John Cena returns, Brock Lesnar, and Braun, also Alexa Bliss has a segment debuting Moments of Bliss
WWE back in Detroit March for live event wwepre for the pre sale code