WWE heads to the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan to tape the December 31, 2018 episode of RAW. Below are the spoiler results from the show.
WWE MAIN EVENT TAPINGS
WWE Main Event: Titus O’Neil defeated Curt Hawkins.
WWE Main Event: The Revival defeatedTyler Breeze & Zack Ryder.
WWE RAW TAPINGS
Steel Cage Match: Drew McIntyre vs. Dolph Ziggler opens the show. The cage is being lowered. Dolph came out first, followed by Drew. The match is being described as good. There was a spot where Drew superplexed Ziggler. Drew picked up the victory via pinfall.
After Drew defeated Ziggler, he laid it into him and cut a promo. Drew says Ziggler is nothing and dead weight. Drew says it’s time to focus on what really matters now. He says it’s time for him to prove that he’s the kind of the WWE. Drew vows to win the Royal Rumble match and go on to win the Universal Championship.
Triple H and Shane are shown arriving to the arena in a limo.
Seth Rollins comes out and cuts a promo. He wants a rematch against Dean Ambrose for the Intercontinental Championship title RIGHT NOW!. Triple H’s music hits and out he comes. Triple H says there are no more automatic rematches and he wants the old Seth back. Triple H puts him in a match against Bobby Lashley. Shane then came out and announced a Battle Royal and the winner of that would face Dean later tonight. Superstars then fill the ring for the Battle Royal.
Battle Royal to earn a shot at the Intercontinental Championship. The final four come down to Baron Corbin, Curt Hawkins, Zack Ryder, and Apollo Crews. Apollo wins after eliminating Corbin.
Backstage segment that seen Natalya announcing she will be in the Women’s Royal Rumble match. Natalya is then attacked by Nia Jax.
Baron Corbin gets back in the ring after losing the Battle Royal but is interrupted by Elias. Elias is posted up on the stage with his guitar ready to perform. There were “you’re a loser” chants at one point directed at Corbin. Corbin and Elias ended up fighting in the crowd. Elias got the last punch before Corbin ran off backstage.
Bayley, Sasha Banks, Ember Moon v Riott Squad. Fans in attendance are not behind this match at all. Bayley, Sasha and Ember pick up the win.
Seth Rollin vs. Bobby Lashley. Lashley won by disqualification when Rollins used a chair on him. This spot went over huge with the crowd. Lio Rush had been interfering during the match and Rollins finally had enough. Rollins took out both of them with the chair. Rollins also hit a curb stomp on Rush.
Jinder Mahal and the Singh Brothers defeated Rhyno and Heath Slater.
Renee Young did some sort of new impressions segment with the fans. First guy up did The Macho Man. The second guy did Finn Balor and then a third girl did The Rock. The boy that did Finn Balor won and got a free t-shirt. Not sure if this will air or not but they were filming it.
WWE Intercontinental Championship: Dean Ambrose vs. Apollo Crews. CM Punk chants break out. Fans don’t really seem interested in this match at all we are told. Dean picks up the win.
Alexa Bliss announces that she’s going to be the first woman in history with her own talk show in WWE. Moment of Bliss will debut next week with Ronda Rousey as her first guest.
WWE advertises John Cena, Braun Strowman and Brock Lesnar’s return to RAW for January 7, 2019.
Ronda Rousey & Natayla defeated Nia Jax & Tamina.
Dark match: Shane comes out and announces Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins for the Intercontinental Championship inside a steel cage. Ambrose retains after Seth superkicks him and he falls out of the ring onto the floor. This concludes the tapings.
December 28, 2018 7:07 pm
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