WWE Raw Results – February 11, 2019

Drew McInytre makes his way to the ring, following Finn Balor. Lashley and Rush are at ringside for this match.

Finn Balor Vs. Drew McIntyre

Lashley distracts Balor right as the bell ring, and McIntyre capitalizes by attacking Finn and taking the upper hand. McIntyre whips him hard into the corner, and Balor collapses in pain. McIntyre punches away at him and talks a little trash. McIntyre chops him so hard that he collapses. Drew then applies an arm bar.

Balor eventually fights up, but McIntyre knees him. Balor comes back with a dropkick and puts him on the apron. McIntyre pulls him to the apron and charges, but Balor jumps over him. McIntyre runs shoulder-first into the ring post. Balor sets up for a plancha, but Lashely and Rush pull the feet. Balor dropkicks them. Balor hits McIntyre with a Sling Blade before dropkicking him into the corner. Balor goes to the top rope, but Lashley knocks him off and the referee calls for the bell.

Winner Via Disqualification: Finn Balor

Lashley and McIntyre double-team Balor. Kurt Angle’s music hits, and the WWE Hall of Famer runs down. Angle punches McIntyre before getting in the ring and hitting Lashley with a German Suplex. McIntyre gets in the ring and meets the same fate. Rush tries to kick Angle, but Angle applies the Angle Lock. Baron Corbin then attacks Angle from behind to loud boos.

Strowman comes out and shares a staredown with Corbin. He storms the ring and they begin brawling but Braun scoops him up for the running powerslam. Before he can land it, McIntyre pulls Corbin off and out of the ring. Angle, Balor, and Strowman are left standing in the ring.

*Commercial Break*

Braun Strowman, Finn Balor & Kurt Angle Vs. Drew McIntyre, Baron Corbin, & Bobby Lashley W/Lio Rush

We come back from the break to see the match in progress. Strowman takes McIntyre down before making the tag to Angle. Angle attacks McIntyre before tagging in Balor. McIntyre quickly knees Balor and tags Corbin in. They stomp Balor down before Lashley tags in. Lashley punches away at Balor before tagging in McIntyre. Balor counters McIntyre with a nice DDT and both are down.

Finn crawls and makes the tag to Angle. Kurt comes in and hits McIntyre with a trio of German Suplexes. McIntyre gets away, but Angle hits him with a missile dropkick. Angle connects with an Angle Slam, but Corbin breaks it up. Lashley runs in and hits a reverse STO on Angle. McIntyre covers for a near fall. Corbin tags in and unloads some elbows on Angle before applying a chin lock.

Angle fights up, so Lashley tags in. Lashley takes him down and applies a chin lock. Angle fights up and boots him down. McIntyre quickly tags in and stomps Angle’s face. McIntyre then throws him out of the ring as we head to the break.

*Commercial Break*

We come back from the break to see McIntyre trash talking Angle. Angle slaps him. Balor and Corbin are tagged in. Balor comes in blazing and takes Corbin down. Balor slingshots over him, and Corbin boots him. Balor connects with a step-up enzuigiri. Balor goes for a Sling Blade, but Corbin counters into a chokeslam backbreaker. Corbin punches away at Balor and tags Lashley in.

Lashley comes in and he attacks the ribs. Lashley goes for a powerbomb, but Balor gets out, rolls through, and dropkicks him in the face. Corbin runs in and punches Angle. McIntyre pulls Strowman off the apron, but he’s swatted away. Strowman grabs Corbin, but McIntyre wipes him out with a Claymore Kick.

In the ring, Balor sidesteps Lashley before hitting Corbin and McIntyre with a somersault senton. Balor kicks Lashley down and goes to the top rope. Balor punches Lio Rush off the apron and goes back to the top. Lashley crotches him up there and hits a slam from his shoulder and pins for the surprise win.

Winners: Baron Corbin, Drew McIntyre, & Bobby Lashley

Balor’s foot was on the rope during the pinfall. After the match another official runs in and starts trying to explain to the referee that Finn’s foot was on the rope. We go to the break amidst lots of confusion.

*Commercial Break*

Braun Strowman, Finn Balor & Kurt Angle Vs. Drew McIntyre, Baron Corbin, & Bobby Lashley W/Lio Rush

During the commercial, Strowman got booted into the crowd. Balor fights up from a chin lock applied by Corbin. Balor fights up, but Corbin tries for an out and in clothesline. Balor counters into a slam.

Lashley tags in and goes to work on the injured ribs of Balor. Finn soon takes him down and double stomps him. Balor hits him with an enzuigiri and crawls to his corner, but no one is there. Strowman then emerges from the crowd and comes over the barricade.

Strowman tags in to a big reception. Strowman shoulder blocks Lashley down before knocking McIntyre off the apron. Strowman clubs Lashley down before giving Corbin and McIntyre the same treatment. Strowman signals and goes outside to hit all three men with running shoulder blocks. Lio Rush gets one as well and the crowd are beginning to pop.

Strowman puts him in the ring and gets on the apron. Corbin grabs the feet, so Angle gives him a German Suplex on the floor. McIntyre runs in, but Strowman clotheslines him out of the ring. Strowman counters a Lashley spear into a Running Powerslam. Strowman tags Balor in, and he hits Lashley with the Coup de Grace for the win.

Winner: Strowman, Balor, & Angle

The three babyfaces celebrate in the ring while Lashley and Rush leave up the ramp.

We see a video of Kevin Owens at a bowling alley with his kids. Owens says he’s trying to spend as much time as he can with his family. It’s painful to watch RAW and SmackDown. Owens doesn’t know where he’ll return to, but he knows when he’ll be back. Owens will be back in a month. Owens then gets up and throws a gutterball.

We go backstage to see Becky Lynch. Charly Caruso asks what she’ll tell her fans that are denied the opportunity to see her face Ronda Rousey at WrestleMania if she doesn’t apologise. Lynch says it’s none of her damn business and walks off. The whole Caruso heel thing is weird.

Nikki Cross makes her way to the ring, followed by her opponent, Ruby Riott.

*Commercial Break*

Ruby Riott Vs. Nikki Cross

We return and the bell rings. Cross and Riott lock-up and Ruby forces her to the ropes. They separate and Cross jumps on Ruby’s back but she gets backed into the corner to force the break. Ruby slams her face-first into the turnbuckles. 

We leave the match entirely for a confrontation backstage between Ronda Rousey and Becky Lynch. Rousey asks what is more important: being prideful or making history. Rousey says it’s time for The Man to man-up. Ronda says that if she says anything other than “I’m sorry” she’ll be admitting to the world she’s too much of a coward to face her at WrestleMania.

We’re back with the match, which clearly isn’t very important and Ruby connects with an STO for a two count. Ruby whips her to the corner but then gets kicked away. Cross looks for a crossbody but Riott ducks it and kicks Nikki onto the apron. Ruby goes to the apron and begins trash talking her. Ruby lifts her and looks for an STO but Cross reverses into a reverse DDT. Cross follows-up with a diving crossbody from the apron to Riott on the floor!

Ruby tries to crawl back into the ring but Cross drags her out and into the ring apron, where she unloads forearms to the chest. Cross takes a minute to celebrate, then climbs to the top rope but Rbuy kicks her off.  Ruby connects with the Riott Kick for the win.

Winner: Ruby Riott

We see Paul Heyman backstage, giving a stagehand instructions. Seth Rollins will be out later tonight.

*Commercial Break*

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