WWE Raw came up with a packed episode on the occasion of Christmas Eve. Two big championship matches were on the card to hype up the show. A mandatory Christmas special Miracle on 34th street fight was there. Also, a triple threat match took place alongside a rematch from two weeks ago. A monster returned to the show after one month’s hiatus to give a message to his opponent. All of these went down in an episode of WWE Raw that got taped at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California.
Elias opened the Christmas Eve edition of WWE Raw who was ready to perform a Christmas song for Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush. ‘Bobby Lashley sucks’ echoed throughout the arena until the heel duo came out creating a verbal encounter. The Miracle on 34th Street Fight was underway, thereafter between Bobby Lashley and Elias.
Elias busted open a gift box to send Lashley into it. He hit Lashley with a back-drop to send him into the Christmas toys. He even hit Lashley with a Christmas tree! Rush went through a table after which Elias sent a ball to Lashley’s private parts. A violin shot on Lashley’s back earned him the win. Elias sent Lio Rush for an Egg Nog bath once the match was over.
WWE RAW Tag Team Champions Chad Gable and Bobby Roode defended went up against The Revival for the titles. Gable had the arm-bar locked in on Wilder through the ropes to hurt his arm. But he came back hitting a German Suplex converted into a bridged pin. Roode saved the match creating a distraction. This allowed Gable to pin Scott Dawson with a small package.
Drew McIntyre confirmed his entry into the Royal Rumble 2019 match on WWE Raw. The confirmed triple threat match among Finn Balor, Drew McIntyre, and Dolph Ziggler took place thereafter. Balor won the match via pinfall on Ziggler after connecting with Coup De Grace. A frustrated McIntyre wanted to deliver a post-match assault on his opponents but Ziggler hit him with a Zig-zag to put him down.
Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Ember Moon featured in a six-woman tag team match against Mickie James, Dana Brooke and Alicia Fox on WWE Raw. The heels lost the match after Bayley pinned James with the Bayley-to-belly. But Bayley, Banks, and Moon suffered a post-match attack by the Riott Squad who also cut a heel promo.
Vince McMahon appeared on WWE Raw wearing Santa’s dress and confirming that women’s tag team championships will soon be coming to the WWE.
Paul Heyman appeared on WWE Raw for a segment named “Celebrating the Holidays with Paul Heyman”. He cut a promo on how WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar will beat Braun Strowman at the Royal Rumble. The Monster returned on the show without a sling in hand. He taunted Heyman putting a Christmas makeup on his head. He promised to defeat Lesnar for the title before leaving.
WWE RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey defended her title against Natalya. She punished Natalya throughout the match with submissions locked in. But Nattie countered with a suplex. She went for the Sharpshooter but Rousey sent her out of the ring. She locked in the arm-bar to which Nattie tapped out handing a reluctant victory to the champion.
Heath Slater returned to action on WWE Raw. He competed in a match against Jinder Mahal. The match got disqualified as The Singh Brothers attacked Slater in between the match. A three-on-one attack followed on Slater when Rhyno returned as Santa Claus to make the save. He hit his pendant Gore on Mahal to end the segment.
Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin was the main event of WWE Raw Christmas Eve edition. Rollins delivered the Sling Blade in the ending sequence of the match. He followed it up with a Falcon Arrow but could not pick up the win. As he went for the Stomp but Corbin countered with a Deep-Six. Rollins countered with an Enziguiri followed by a choke-breaker. He avoided an End of Days and nailed Corbin with The Stomp to pick up the win. He celebrated with the audience to end the show.
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