In a night filled with electrifying showdowns, WWE’s RAW delivered a rollercoaster of emotions as Judgment Day successfully defended their titles against the formidable duo of Cody Rhodes and Jey Uso. Meanwhile, The Miz stepped into the ring to face the powerhouse Ivar in a singles match.
Opening Segment: Cody Rhodes Sets the Stage
Cody Rhodes kick-started the show, expressing his determination to create unforgettable moments by winning the tag titles. He introduced his WarGames team, including Jey Uso, Sami Zayn, and Seth Rollins. The confrontation with Judgment Day set the stage for a heated exchange of words, with each faction making bold claims about their impending WarGames clash.
Seth Rollins & Sami Zayn vs. JD McDonagh & Dominik Mysterio
In a fast-paced encounter, Seth Rollins and Sami Zayn faced off against JD McDonagh and Dominik Mysterio. The match ended in chaos as Judgment Day and Cody’s team clashed, leading to a disqualification victory for Rollins and Zayn. General Manager Adam Pearce intervened, banning everyone involved in WarGames from the arena for the tag title match.
Backstage Drama: Rhea Ripley and Zoey Stark Exchange Words
Rhea Ripley confronted General Manager Adam Pearce, advocating for Judgment Day’s presence on RAW. Pearce, however, stood firm on his decision. Later, Zoey Stark confronted Ripley, claiming she earned her title shot and would become the champion at Survivor Series.
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Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Otis
Shinsuke Nakamura faced Otis in a hard-hitting contest. Nakamura emerged victorious, showcasing his resilience and skill. The backstage tension escalated as Nakamura exchanged words with Chad Gable.
Backstage Encounter: Cody Rhodes Seeks Seth Rollins’ Help
Cody Rhodes approached Seth Rollins backstage, seeking an alliance for WarGames. Despite their differences, Rollins agreed to join forces for one night, setting the stage for an intriguing partnership.
Tegan Nox vs. Piper Niven
Tegan Nox squared off against Piper Niven, with both women displaying their athleticism. Nox secured the win, further intensifying the women’s division rivalry.
Backstage Confrontation: Drew McIntyre and Seth Rollins
Drew McIntyre approached Seth Rollins backstage, extending a handshake and showing sportsmanship. Rollins accepted, acknowledging McIntyre’s resilience and determination to reclaim his spot at the top.
Tommaso Ciampa vs. Ludwig Kaiser
DIY’s Tommaso Ciampa faced Ludwig Kaiser of Imperium. The match ended controversially as interference from Giovanni Vinci led to Kaiser’s victory.
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Backstage Developments: Judgment Day’s Unity
Backstage, Rhea Ripley expressed her confidence in Damian Priest, emphasizing his role as the leader. Finn Balor and Priest affirmed their commitment to the team’s success.
Indi Hartwell vs. Xia Li
Indi Hartwell clashed with Xia Li in a hard-hitting encounter that ended abruptly due to Li’s vicious assault. Becky Lynch made her presence known, setting the stage for a future showdown.
Backstage Exchange: The Miz and Gunther
The Miz and Gunther shared words backstage, with Gunther warning Miz that their encounter would mark the end of Miz’s fun and games.
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The Miz vs. Ivar
In a hard-fought battle, The Miz faced Ivar, ultimately securing the win with a controversial pin using the ropes. Bronson Reed attacked Ivar post-match, adding fuel to their brewing rivalry.
Backstage Meeting: Judgment Day’s Decision
Priest and Balor met backstage, affirming their trust in JD McDonagh after the chaos earlier in the night. They agreed that Priest would handle business on his own.
Xia Li vs. Indi Hartwell
The intense rivalry between Xia Li and Indi Hartwell continued, with Li emerging victorious after a brutal assault. Becky Lynch made a surprise appearance, setting the stage for a future clash with Xia Li.
Main Event: Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship – Judgment Day vs. Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso
In the main event, Judgment Day successfully defended their tag team titles against Cody Rhodes and Jey Uso. The match witnessed interference from various parties, including Drew McIntyre. Judgment Day’s victory was sealed with a pin by Finn Balor on Jey Uso.
Closing Moments: Rhea Ripley Extends a Hand to Drew McIntyre
Rhea Ripley came out to extend a handshake to Drew McIntyre, showcasing respect and sportsmanship after a night of intense competition. The RAW episode concluded with a sense of anticipation for the upcoming Survivor Series.
- Seth Rollins & Sami Zayn (via disqualification)
- Shinsuke Nakamura
- Tegan Nox
- Ludwig Kaiser
- Xia Li
- The Miz
- Judgment Day (Damian Priest & Finn Balor)