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Monday Night Raw
Date: December 24, 2018
Location: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, California
Commentators: Michael Cole, Renee Young, Corey Graves

We’re taped proper right here, on account of thankfully USA decided the show didn’t want to be live on a night that was going to have a grand total of fourteen folks looking at. The huge have compatibility this night time is Ronda Rousey protective the Women’s Title vs. Natalya and we’ll also be seeing the followup to the McMahon’s taking over final week. Let’s get to it.

The opening video is Twas The Raw Before Christmas, set to the poem with a check out what we’ll be seeing this night time. This was introduced on the YouTube internet web page a few days previously.

Here’s Elias, in a Santa hat, to open problems up. After saying what WWE stands for, he has a brand spanking new holiday antique for us. The song is about how tense youngsters may also be spherical this time of 12 months but when problems get tough, merely ask what Elias would do. When it’s unhealthy despite the fact that, merely keep in mind that you must be Bobby Lashley, and he sucks.

Elias vs. Bobby Lashley

Miracle on 34th Street Fight so there are weapons around the ring, at the side of Christmas timber. Lashley fires off shoulders inside the corner to start out until they head out of doors with Elias hitting him with a Christmas tree. Elias knocks him down another time and we take a damage. Back with Lio Rush serving to place Elias in trouble and Lashley moderately so much up a present. They come once more in with Lashley throwing him in an overhead abdomen to abdomen and pouring out….Legos. Well that’s different.

Lashley moderately so much up a superplex that wouldn’t put Rollins on the Legos the least bit so Rollins shoves him onto them instead. A blast from a fire extinguisher blinds Lashley and he knocks Rush off the apron by way of a table. Another shot to the ribs with the fireside extinguisher gadgets up the old-fashioned Al Snow bowling ball to the crotch spot. Elias hits him with a cello for the pin at 12:36.

Result: Elias b. Bobby Lashley – Cello to the once more (12:36)

We look once more at the huge announcement from final week.

Heath Slater wishes his best possible friend once more on Raw.

Tag Team Titles: Revival vs. Bobby Roode/Chad Gable

Roode and Gable are protective. Wilder knocks Gable down to start out so Gable is to be had in with a monkey flip to Dawson. The armbar is happening and something like a flying headscissors takes Dawson down another time. A blind tag brings in Dawson to take Gable down despite the fact that and we take a damage. Back with Gable however in trouble for the reason that Revival assists in keeping taking turns. Gable in spite of everything knocks Dawson down and it’s once more to Roode to wash area.

Everything breaks down with Roode catching a kick to the ribs and flipping Wilder onto Dawson for two. Gable comes once more in for a rollup on Dawson, who gets the identical off the identical. They bridge up proper right into a backslide on the other hand Dawson tags out merely in time. An uppercut proper right into a German suplex proper right into a flipping rollup cover supplies Wilder two as Roode saves. Roode and Wilder fight to the bottom and it’s a suplex reversed proper right into a small package to pin Dawson (not prison) at 10:45.

Result: Chad Gable/Bobby Roode b. Revival – Small package to Dawson (10:45)

The B Team tries to advertise Apollo Crews a shirt inside of the kind of the 12 Days of Christmas on the other hand he courteously declines.

Lucha House Party works on a Christmas tick list on the other hand starts chanting another time.

Curt Hawkins wishes a brand spanking new Hoverboard, a pet giraffe, dress socks, or a win.

No Way Jose thinks Santa will have to get a gift this 12 months. Like polar undergo repellent. Or a conga line at the North Pole.

Video on the upcoming NXT callups.

Dolph Ziggler isn’t sure if he’s on the naughty or nice tick list on the other hand he wishes a few problems for Christmas. Like the Best inside the World trophy, a standup explicit on Netflix, or recognize when he beats Drew McIntyre and Finn Balor.

Drew McIntyre vs. Finn Balor vs. Dolph Ziggler

Before the have compatibility, Drew talks about not being worried on account of he’s a mountain lion. If the other two get in his approach, he’s not frightened to kick their heads off. After he’ll get achieved with this, he’s shifting at once to the Royal Rumble so he can number one event Wrestlemania (turning into the principle entrant).

Drew cleans area to start out and knocks both of them into the corner, most straightforward to worth proper right into a shot to the face each and every circumstances. McIntyre gets sent out of doors and each and every guys join him, where Drew sends them into quite a lot of hard pieces as we take a damage. Back with Balor caught in an armbar and then suplexing Ziggler into an armbar of his private. The huge headbutt sends Ziggler once more to the bottom on the other hand Balor knocks Drew down.

The Coup de Grace misses despite the fact that and Balor rolls by way of, right kind proper right into a Zig Zag for two. Balor knocks Ziggler out of doors another time and tries any other Coup de Grace, most straightforward to get crotched by way of Ziggler. A superkick drops McIntyre for two with Balor in spite of everything hitting the Coup de Grace for the save. McIntyre gets dropkicked to the bottom, leaving Balor to hit the Coup de Grace to put Ziggler away at 11:39.

Result: Finn Balor b. Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler – Coup de Grace (11:39)

Post have compatibility McIntyre yells at Ziggler for ruining problems and can get Zig Zagged.

Video on Tribute to the Troops.

The B Team however hasn’t finished the song and starts over.

And now, a visit from Mr. McMahon-A-Claus, that incorporates items for the enthusiasts. Like John Cena once more on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown, Women’s Tag Team Titles (no dates given), and a steel cage have compatibility next week between Ziggler and McIntyre. That’s enough despite the fact that for the reason that pass neatly with is just too scorching. Vince: “You guys ever see the movie Bad Santa?” Vince smiles to the producing assistants.

Mickie James/Dana Brooke/Alicia Fox vs. Sasha Banks/Ember Moon/Bayley

Mickie and Ember get began problems off with Mickie knocking her down for an early two. Ember nips up proper right into a headscissors on the other hand Fox tags herself in, most straightforward to get superkicked to the apron. A suicide dive sends Ember into the barricade and we take a damage. Back with Ember however in trouble as Mickie kicks her inside the ribs. Ember in spite of everything knocks Dana away and brings in Bayley to just about no reaction. Banks comes once more in for the Meteora on James, followed by way of Ember Eclipsing Fox to the bottom. A blind tag brings in Bayley with the Backstabber sending Mickie into the Bayley to Belly for the pin at 8:31.

Result: Bayley/Sasha Banks/Ember Moon b. Alicia Fox/Dana Brooke/Mickie James – Bayley to Belly to James (8:31)

Post have compatibility the Riott Squad is to be had in to take out the winners.

We look once more at Seth Rollins blaming Baron Corbin for all of Raw’s problems and their argument final week to prepare this night time’s number one event.

Here’s Paul Heyman to have a great time the holidays, which means talking about Braun Strowman. Heyman has seen Strowman’s team of workers files, which incorporates asking Santa Claus for a replica establish as a child. Now he’s an adult despite the fact that and wishes the true issue at the expense of Brock Lesnar. That’s not taking place on account of even Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer couldn’t to search out him a path to the establish.

This brings out Strowman, together with his arm in a bandage instead of a sling, and Heyman is panicked. Strowman puts reindeer antlers and a crimson nose on Heyman, calling him the crimson nosed recommend. He’ll be effective for the Royal Rumble and Heyman is going to get the ones hands.

We look once more at Natalya a success the gauntlet have compatibility final week.

Natalya expects no longer the rest on the other hand the most productive from Ronda and is conscious about Ronda expects the identical.

Alexa Bliss wishes Bayley to get some personality, Sasha some humility, Natalya….smartly she’s a out of place explanation why, and Ronda some excellent makeup. No indicate of Bliss being in value proper right here.

Tyler Breeze wishes Fandango once more speedy and a couple of Ariana Grande tickets. When knowledgeable he can most straightforward have one thing, he choices the tickets.

Women’s Title: Natalya vs. Ronda Rousey

Rousey is protective. Natalya spins out of an early wristlock attempt on the other hand Rousey takes her to the mat and not using a lot effort. An early aspect triangle choke attempt doesn’t moderately artwork as Natalya slips out to grab a waistlock. That’s reversed proper right into a bodyscissors for reasonably until Ronda sends her out of doors in a heap. Ronda turns out keen on her friend as we take a damage.

Back with Rousey in trouble and Natalya making problems worth with a bodyscissors of her private. The chinlock doesn’t final long and gives Natalya two, with the kickout seeming to easily annoy her. An abdomen stretch, with Natalya settling on up a leg, makes problems even worse for Rousey. Since that’s a hard position to hold, Natalya goes with a dropkick for two. A at the back of time table suplex gets the identical and Rousey turns out shaken inside the corner.

It’s a clothesline to get Rousey out of trouble and he or she unloads inside the corner. A running knee supplies Rousey two on the other hand Natalya is proper once more with a Sharpshooter attempt. That’s reversed into Piper’s Pit on the other hand Rousey takes too long, allowing Natalya to get the Sharpshooter. With Natalya looking for to hold it once more to the middle despite the fact that, Rousey reverses into an armbar for the tap at 15:43, with reference to letting move so speedy that Natalya hadn’t tapped however.

Result: Ronda Rousey b. Natalya – Armbar (15:43)

Dean Ambrose says that he’s getting what he deserves this 12 months for the reason that Intercontinental Champion.

Fighting With My Family trailer.

Jinder Mahal vs. Heath Slater

Slater knocks him down to start out and grabs the chinlock on the other hand proper right here’s Santa Claus for a distraction. Slater gets two, however it undoubtedly’s the Singh Brothers coming in for the DQ at 1:52.

Result: Heath Slater b. Jinder Mahal by the use of DQ when the Singh Brothers interfered (1:52)

Post have compatibility Santa gets inside the ring and cleans area, at the side of a Gore to Mahal because it’s Rhyno.

The B Team, having a look exhausted from their singing, however can’t take note the highest of the song on the other hand they fall asleep inside the once more.

We look once more at Mr. McMahon-A-Claus’ announcements earlier.

Same video on the six NXT folks arising.

Seth Rollins is in a position to finish Baron Corbin.

Apollo Crews wishes a tank so he can moonsault over it.

The Ascension must punish folks. Viktor: “Are we doing Secret Santa this year?” Konnor explains why that’s a foolish concept.

Kurt Angle, who will have to shave, is worked up enough to not have Corbin be General Manager of Raw.

Seth Rollins vs. Baron Corbin

Seth unloads on him inside the corner to start out and knocks Corbin out of doors for the suicide dive. Back in and it’s approach too early for the Stomp so Corbin bails, earning any other dive. Corbin in spite of everything sends him out of doors and into the barricade as we take a damage.

Back with Corbin hammering down on Rollins’ once more and hitting the chinlock that you just had been all in a position to see. Rollins fights up and can get in a Blockbuster, followed by way of the Sling Blade. A Falcon Arrow gets two on the other hand the Stomp is countered into Deep Six. Rollins goes up very best on the other hand the springboard clothesline is countered with a chokebreaker. That’s about it for Corbin’s offense despite the fact that as Rollins kicks him inside the ribs and hits the Stomp for the pin at 12:36.

Result: Seth Rollins b. Baron Corbin – The Stomp (12:36)

Results
Elias b. Bobby Lashley – Cello to the once more
Chad Gable/Bobby Roode b. Revival – Small package to Dawson
Finn Balor b. Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler – Coup de Grace to Ziggler
Bayley/Sasha Banks/Ember Moon b. Mickie James/Dana Brooke/Alicia Fox – Bayley to Belly to James
Ronda Rousey b. Natalya – Armbar
Heath Slater b. Jinder Mahal by the use of DQ when the Singh Brothers interfered
Seth Rollins b. Baron Corbin – The Stomp

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling fits. He has moreover been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 whole displays coated. You can to search out his artwork at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author internet web page with 28 wrestling books. His latest ebook is the the Complete 1997 Monday Night Raw Reviews.

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