The fallout from TLC dominated this week’s episode of WWE Raw after The Miz cashed in his Money in the Bank contract, Charlotte made her WWE return and Randy Orton sent The Fiend straight to Hell.
Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax def. Dana Brooke and Mandy Rose
The Queen kicked off this week’s episode of Monday Night Raw where she celebrated her championship win alongside her partner Asuka. It appeared as though Flair was about to ask about the Raw Women’s Championship before she was interrupted by former Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler.
Dana Brooke and Mandy Rose then made their way to the ring and were thrown into the mix. This then led to a match between the former Women’s Tag Team Champions and Brooke and Rose.
Asuka and Charlotte remained on commentary to scout their competition, which saw Brooke and Rose look to put themselves in the running for a future title shit. Sadly, Brooke looked as though she had the pin, but Baszler was able to reverse it into the Kirofuda Clutch for the win.
After the match, Brooke and Rose threw Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler out of the ring.
Hurt Business Celebrate Their Victory
The Hurt Business celebrated their Tag Team Championship win last night on the VIP Lounge where some tension was teased between Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander. Mid-way through, R-Truth and several cruiserweights crashed the celebration, before Riddle and Jeff Hardy arrived.
Angel Garza def. Drew Gulak
Angel Garza made his return in a match against Drew Gulak which he managed to end quickly with The Wing Clipper.
The Miz Finds a Loophole in the MITB Contract
The Miz invited AJ Styles on to Miz TV so that he could apologize for costing him the WWE Championship last night at TLC. Omos recalled that it was John Morrison who cashed in the contract for Miz, which meant that Miz could technically have his contract back.
Drew McIntyre then interrupted and read out “The Nightmare After TLC” which led to a brawl between all six men who would be involved in tonight’s street fight.
T-Bar def. Ricochet
RETRIBUTION continued to haunt Ricochet after his refusal to join the group, This time it was T-Bar who stepped up, and after the other members of the group helped at ringside, he was able to pick up the win and send another message to The One and Only.
Bobby Lashley and MVP def. Riddle and Jeff Hardy
The newly dubbed Hardy Bros looked to cause an upset when they took on MVP and Bobby Lashley of The Hurt Business since Riddle is looking to challenge for the United States Championship. Things didn’t go their own way despite Riddle dominating throughout since Hardy’s Twist of Fate attempt was reversed into the Hurt Lock for the win.
Jaxson Ryker def. Gran Metalik
Jaxson Ryker made his in-ring debut on Raw against Metalik and, despite Dorado attempting a distraction on the outside, still picked up the win, following his choke-bomb finisher.
Alexa Bliss Warns Randy Orton
Randy Orton finally addressed his actions from TLC where he claimed that The Fiend was gone and he was the one who took him out. Alexa Bliss then appeared out of the darkness and unveiled her playground. Bliss then left Orton with a warning about The Fiend making his return and it would be like nothing he had ever seen before.
Charlotte Flair and Asuka def. Peyton Royce and Lacey Evans
The mismatched team of Royce and Evans took on the new Women’s Tag Team Champions but were unable to co-exist throughout. Their lack of teamwork led to Charlotte forcing Royce to tap to the Figure 8 to secure her first submission victory on Raw since her return.
Holiday Street Fight: Drew McIntyre, Sheamus, and Keith Lee def. The Miz, AJ Styles, and John Morrison
There were several combustible elements heading into this match following the events of TLC, but interestingly, while The Miz and AJ Styles managed to co-exist, the issues arose in McIntyre’s team.
Omos exacted some revenge on John Morrison when he was able to put him through a table before Sheamus tagged himself into the match while McIntyre was setting up for a Claymore. Lee then returned the favor by cutting off Sheamus’ attempt to deliver a Brogue kick, before Lee Spirit Bombed The Miz to pick up the win for his team.
After the match, Sheamus Brogue kicked Keith Lee and then had to be calmed down by Drew McIntyre.