Welcome to Ringside News’ coverage of Monday Night Raw, less than 24 hours removed from SummerSlam.
Roman Reigns is the WWE Universal Champion. It’s taken a very long time to get here and some aren’t pleased about, but it’s long overdue. Reigns weathered Lesnar and Braun Strowman in a action-packed main event and tonight starts his new journey. Will Strowman look to cash-in his Money In The Bank and challenge Reigns? Or will a new challenger step-up? Let’s hope we find out tonight.
Ronda Rousey toppled Alexa Bliss last night to win her first ever Women’s Championship. Not only did Rousey best Alexa with a gross armbar, she did it very easily. So who steps-up to challenge Rousey now? Will Alexa invoke her rematch clause? Or will Nikki and Brie Bella come back to stake their claim? We’re only two months away from Evolution, so that card may start taking shape.
Another new Champion crowned last night was Seth Rollins! With the help of Dean Ambrose, Rollins finally ousted Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre to become the Intercontinental Champion! It’s unclear if the feud will continue, perhaps with an immediate rematch tonight, if Drew will take a shot at Seth, or if he moves on completely. And where does the Lunatic Fringe go from here?
There’s lots of questions and new directions to head on tonight’s Raw. Remember to download the Ringside News app, follow us on Instagram, and enjoy the show!