WWE Raw came up last night with two huge World Cup Tournament matches. These filled up the four slots for Crown Jewel PPV event from the red brand. We expected to hear a response from the Brothers of Destruction for their announced match. Plus, Ronda Rousey tried to seek redemption against the Bellas following betrayal. Check out the results from the episode that took place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Braun Strowman, Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre kicked off WWE Raw cutting a promo. They claimed that The Shield no more exists for good. Dean Ambrose will never show up for his brothers. Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins showed up and promised that Ambrose will be on WWE Raw in time. But now that they’ve arrived, it’s time to fight.
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So Seth Rollins and Drew McIntyre featured in the world cup qualifier. They started with headlocks before Rollins gave a drop-kick. McIntyre gave a big boot and a belly-to-belly suplex on the floor. He even followed up with a Falcon Arrow. But Rollins hit a superkick to come back. Ambrose showed up to neutralize Ziggler outside the ring. Rollins hit The Stomp on McIntyre outside the ring to have a count-out win.
Ember Moon and Nia Jax teamed up in a match against Dana Brooke and Tamina Snuka. Snuka left Jax down with a Samoan Drop. But Moon made the tag and hit the Eclipse to pick up the win. A vignette aired featuring Undertaker and Kane addressing DX. They mentioned that this reunion builds on lies. At Crown Jewel, they will Rest in Peace.
Ronda Rousey called out The Bella Twins to hear an explanation on WWE Raw for last week’s attack. Nikki said that Ronda was stealing their spotlight. They are the one who started the revolution. Ronda countered saying that they eventually used their men to get the fame. She wanted to give them a beatdown but security team arrived. So Ronda had to take them out as the Bellas ran away.
Dean Ambrose took on Dolph Ziggler in the second qualifier on WWE Raw. He was in control by countering a snap DDT into a double chicken-wing facebuster for a near fall. Drew McIntyre ran out to distract Ambrose but Rollins ran down too. A miscommunication allowed Ziggler to hit a super-kick for the win. Rollins and Ziggler had a confrontation before walking off.
Finn Balor had a match against Jinder Mahal on WWE Raw. He won it easily hitting a Slingblade and following it up with a Coup De Grace. After the match, Bobby Lashley showed up and confronted him. He was in action next against Tyler Breeze. This was an easy outing for him as a scoop powerslam and an over-the-shoulder spinning slam handed him the win.
Trish Stratus and Lita headed to the ring for cutting a promo about Evolution PPV event. Alexa Bliss and Mickie James soon cut them off by talking trash. Trish and Lita called them out for a fight but they walked away. Natalya featured in a match against Ruby Riott. She went for a Sharpshooter but Sarah Logan attacked to disqualify the match. Bayley and Sasha Banks provided the backup for Natalya in clearing house.
Baron Corbin booked The Conquistador aka Kurt Angle in a match on WWE Raw against AOP. They won the match quickly to find out it was somebody else behind the mask. Angle came from the back and hit an Angle Slam on Corbin on the ramp. Elias tried to deliver a musical performance but Apollo Crews cut him off. He delivered a step-up Enziguiri following a powerslam to put down Elias.
Corbin booked The Shield in the main event of WWE Raw against the Dogs of War. Miscommunications were everywhere around this match. But The Shield was back on the same page and delivered a triple powerbomb on Ziggler to get the win. The trio stood tall as Strowman looked furious. He delivered a powerslam on Ziggler. But McIntyre hit a Claymore kick on Strowman to stand tall.
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