Monday Night Raw
Date: May 28, 2018
Location: The Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia
Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Jonathan Coachman
Somehow there are nonetheless 3 displays left sooner than Money within the Bank so we’re truly now not as regards to the top of this trip but. That approach some other qualifying fit this night, this time within the type of a ladies’s gauntlet fit. Other than that we get to look simply how excellent Seth Rollins is as he defends in opposition to Jinder Mahal. Let’s get to it.
Here are ultimate week’s effects if you wish to have a recap.
We open with the now conventional Memorial Day video. This one contains squaddies telling tales of a few in their missions and those that died on the ones missions. It’s at all times great of WWE to try this.
Here’s Braun Strowman to open issues up. He explains the theory of the ladder fit and says he can’t wait to grow to be Mr. Monster within the Bank. Finn Balor comes out to mention he by no means misplaced the Universal Title and not anything is preventing him from successful it again. Last week, he gave the whole thing he needed to Strowman however at Money within the Bank, there are six people. Strowman says it used to be a excellent combat for slightly man so Finn slaps him within the face and will get thrown out of doors. Cue Kurt Angle to mention he likes the depth so let’s have a fit.
Finn Balor vs. Braun Strowman
So this 12 months they’re now not even blending the fits up week to week. Kevin Owens is on observation and Strowman throws Balor into the nook once more to start out. The dominance continues as Owens is going on a rant about how exhausting it used to be for him to qualify. Cole asks if we will speak about Owens calling Stephanie McMahon to get a 2nd probability. Owens: “No we can not.”
Balor will get in a kick to the chest for terribly shortlived avail as Strowman whips him very exhausting into the nook once more. There’s a boot to the chest however Owens grabs the mic and tells Strowman to stick on him as a result of Braun can do higher than that. Back from a spoil with Strowman operating across the ring and shouldering Balor over the barricade. Strowman pulls him again to ringside however will get posted.
There’s a dropkick during the ropes however Owens grabs the mic once more to offer Strowman a pep communicate. An enziguri units up somewhat turn dive excessive….however Strowman pops again up. The Sling Blade and a dropkick into the nook have Strowman in hassle and a best rope double stomp to the again has him in additional hassle. There’s the Coup de Grace however Owens is available in to leap Balor for the DQ at 11:30.
Result: Finn Balor b. Braun Strowman by means of DQ when Kevin Owens interfered (11:30)
Post fit Owens hits Balor with a ladder however Strowman takes it away and LAUNCHES it at Owens, who runs off in concern.
Owens tries to go away however can’t get his key from the valet. Angle comes up and asks what’s up, with Owens pronouncing he needs to look the Memorial Day parade. Angle: “You don’t care about that. You’re Canadian.” Owens will get Bobby Roode this night.
Sasha Banks says she’ll win.
Here’s Elias for a track. He insists on how the whole thing must be great and calm however first, he wishes the lighting introduced down nearer as a result of he can’t stand having a look at this unsightly crowd. Elias makes certain the sound ranges are proper and we take a spoil. Back with Elias nonetheless within the ring and perilous to go away once more. Cue Seth Rollins for his identify protection and he throws Elias’ stool out.
Intercontinental Title: Seth Rollins vs. Jinder Mahal
Rollins is protecting and wastes no time hammering away within the nook. A Sunil Singh distraction we could Mahal knock him to the ground and we take a spoil. Back with Mahal operating at the ribs and grabbing an belly stretch. Rollins sends him into the nook after which out of doors for the specified suicide dive. Back in and a fireman’s elevate gutbuster (Darren Young’s outdated Gut Check) will get two however the Khallas is countered. The Stomp misses as neatly and Rollins rolls him up for tow.
The low superkick into the Falcon Arrow will get two as neatly and dang it they’re doing the group response pictures once more. Sunil provides some other distraction and will get ejected nevertheless it lets in Mahal to chair Rollins within the ribs for 2. The ejected Singh is again 5 seconds later so Rollins buckle bombs him into Mahal. That’s sufficient for Seth and he chairs Mahal for the DQ at 12:21.
Result: Jinder Mahal b. Seth Rollins by means of DQ when Rollins used a chair (12:21)
Post fit Rollins chases Mahal off with a chair however will get guitared down by way of Elias.
Post spoil, Rollins is being placed on a stretcher however will get up and walks to the again on his personal as two lovers sing Happy Birthday.
Here’s Ronda Rousey for observation whilst Nia Jax has an exhibition in opposition to a girl named Michelle Webb. Nia has her check out an armbar (which Nia can’t take into accout the title of) however simply powerbombs her down. Some trash communicate to Rousey (who’s most commonly silent) is adopted by way of the Samoan drop, extra trash speaking, and a legdrop. Nia provides a rolling turn dive and tells Ronda to come back assist this lady. Rousey involves the hoop and stares Nia down so Nia leaves with fun.
Dana Brooke goes over statistics to determine learn how to win the gauntlet fit.
Bray Wyatt/Matt Hardy vs Ascension
Non-title. Matt beats Viktor as much as get started as Cole does his weekly “I don’t understand this wacky Hardy stuff” rant. Konnor is available in and takes Matt down with a chinlock or even an aspect slam doesn’t get Matt out of hassle. Back up and Matt stops a fee with a boot to the face and there’s the recent tag to Bray. House is wiped clean in a rush with a backsplash getting two on Viktor. Matt Cactus Clotheslines Konnor to the ground and Bray crops Viktor with the discharge Rock Bottom. The Kiss of Deletion ends Viktor at 4:48.
Result: Bray Wyatt/Matt Hardy b. Ascension – Kiss of Deletion to Viktor (4:48)
The B Team is in Angle’s workplace to invite for a Tag Team Title fit. Angle says no as a result of they only beat Breezango two times in a row. The workforce has a gathering however Angle reminds them that he can listen them. Dallas thinks they want to get the opposite workforce’s blessing. Like a call for participation to the B Team Tag Team Memorial Day Barbecue! Tonight! Angle: “That’s not what I’m saying!” B Team: “B TEAM!”
The Riott Squad says they’ll win this night.
Bobby Roode vs. Kevin Owens
Roode begins speedy with a Glorious DDT try however will get despatched out of doors. Owens sends him into the barricade and rankings with a Cannonball in opposition to mentioned barricade to ship us to a spoil. Back with Roode taking on and making an attempt the Glorious DDT once more, this time sending Owens bailing up the ramp. He stops even though, understanding that Strowman continues to be right here someplace. Back in and Roode walks right into a superkick however tries a sundown turn, most effective to have Owens sit down down on it for the pin at 8:47.
Result: Kevin Owens b. Bobby Roode – Rollup (8:47)
Post fit right here’s Strowman to catch Owens with the operating powerslam. Roode will get one as neatly.
Here’s Sami Zayn for a public apology for ultimate week’s section with Bobby Lashley’s “sisters”. Well an apology is a pleasant get started, even though I’m pondering a jail sentence is extra adore it. Sami reads the ready observation and recognizes how unhealthy it truly used to be. He admits that the ones had been males ultimate week and Sami employed them to entertain and tell. Sami in any case will get the apology out however the whole thing he mentioned used to be true. See, his artwork used to be rooted if truth be told and he doesn’t be expecting those other people to get it.
This brings out Lashley, who talks about what Memorial Day approach to an army circle of relatives like his. With that out of the way in which, Lashley says his actual sisters discovered ultimate week humorous. They want to settle this even though so let’s do it at Money within the Bank. Sami shakes on it and threatens to kick the smile off of Sami’s face however Lashley squeezes the hand to take Sami down. Lashley apologizes for what he’s going to do at Money within the Bank.
Mickie James says she’ll win.
Chad Gable vs. Drew McIntyre
Drew powers him into the nook and hammers away with proper fingers as we communicate in regards to the B Team Barbecue. We hit the armbar as Gable is being ruled thus far. An excellent Samoan drop is damaged up and Gable will get two off a moonsault press. That’s superb with Drew, who sends him into the publish to bring to an end the comeback bid. The Claymore is sufficient to finish Chad at 4:45.
Result: Drew McIntyre b. Chad Gable – Claymore (4:45)
It’s time for the barbeque with many of the different groups at the roster within the ring consuming meals. The meals all begins with B, together with Botato chips and Bodogs. With everybody consuming, the B Team says no they are able to problem for the titles. Titus O’Neil and Heath Slater aren’t glad, in order that approach not more meals. The foot in fact finally ends up at the B Team, after which everybody else, with Rhyno sitting in a chair consuming sandwiches. The B Team comes again in and chokeslams Rhyno thru a desk. Cole: “That was one of the saddest things I’ve ever seen.”
Money within the Bank Qualifying Match: Gauntlet Match
Before the fit, Bayley says numbers don’t upload up and she or he’s going to Money within the Bank. Bayley is in at #1 and Liv Morgan is in at #2 with the Bayley to Belly eliminating Morgan in ten seconds. Sarah Logan is in at #three and blocks the suplex, most effective to fall sufferer to a rollup for the pin at 1:50. Logan and Morgan double workforce Bayley sooner than leaving and it’s Ruby Riott in at #4.
Back from a spoil with Riott having survived and sending Bayley into the nook. The Riott Kick eliminates Bayley at 7:01 and it’s Dana Brooke in at #5. Brooke will get despatched into the nook and the Riott Kick is excellent for the pin at 8:44. Hometown woman Mickie James is in at # 6 and sends Riott into the publish for an early two. A dropkick will get two and we take a spoil. Back with Mickie getting two off the center rope knees, most effective to get rolled up with trunks for the pin at 15:32.
Sasha Banks is in at #7 (the ultimate entrant) and begins speedy with some rollups. The Bank Statement doesn’t paintings and Ruby will get two off a faceplant. Riott begins the trash communicate so Sasha hits her within the face. Another faceplant offers Ruby two and Sasha’s best rope double knees get the similar. The Bank Statement is damaged up once more so Ruby tries a monkey turn, most effective to dance off the ropes right into a twister DDT for 2. One heck of a powerbomb out of the nook offers Sasha two and right here’s the Riott Squad for the distraction. Sasha fights them off very easily and the Bank Statement makes Ruby faucet at 20:50.
Result: Sasha Banks gained a gauntlet fit ultimate getting rid of Ruby Riott (20:50)
Finn Balor b. Braun Strowman by means of DQ when Kevin Owens interfered
Jinder Mahal b. Seth Rollins by means of DQ when Rollins used a chair
Bray Wyatt/Matt Hardy b. Ascension – Kiss of Deletion to Viktor
Kevin Owens b. Bobby Roode – Rollup
Sasha Banks gained a gauntlet fit ultimate getting rid of Ruby Riott
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has noticed over 50,000 wrestling fits. He has additionally been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 complete displays lined. You can to find his paintings at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or take a look at his Amazon writer web page with 27 wrestling books. His newest e-book is the NXT: The Full Sail Years Volume III: From Dallas To New Orleans.
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