WWE Raw Results – March 25, 2019

We’re back live with Drew McIntyre in the ring.

McIntyre isn’t here for talk, he wants an answer from Roman Reigns and he wants to know why he hasn’t gotten one yet. He shows us the clip of him attacking Roman two weeks ago, and says he could easily have finished Reigns for good there, but that’s not how he wants to do it.

McIntyre says he hopes some member of Reigns’ family has the wherewithal to tell him to say no to his challenge. He says there’s nothing more for him to do because he beat the number one contender Seth Rollins, and he beat Dean Ambrose so bad that he’s just gone. He then tells Roman to think of his wife and children, and not have them watch their daddy fight for his life again.

The fans chant for The Big Dog and he answers the call. Roman makes his way to the ring, unfazed by anything Drew said. Roman gets into the ring and tells Drew that, “this isn’t coming from Roman,” then tells him never to mention his family again and punches him. As Reigns is unloading, Drew low-blows Reigns. McIntyre then connects with a Claymore Kick before leaving.

Still to come, Triple H talking WrestleMania, and Kurt Angle Vs. Samoa Joe!

*Commercial Break*

We see Drew walking backstage and Dean Ambrose appears. Ambrose says he doesn’t feel like Drew took him out of the picture. He asks Drew if he’d like to go again tonight, in a Last Man Standing match. Drew says he doesn’t even know how Dean is standing now, but he promises he won’t be after tonight.

Sasha Banks and Bayley make their way to the ring in The Boss’ hometown. Corey Graves compared Banks to notorious Boston gangster, Whitey Bulger.

Sasha Banks W/Bayley Vs. Natayla W/Beth Phoenix

The match gets underway with a lock-up and Nattie overpowers Banks. She then shoves The Boss, who slaps her chest before hitting a springboard arm-drag. Banks hits another springboard arm-drag.

Natalya slams Banks down and applies a surfboard stretch. Sasha escapes and connects with double knees to Natalya. Banks showboats for a minute, allowing Nattie to get her down for a Sharpshooter but she can’t lock it in. Banks kicks Natalya down and out of the ring.

On the outside, Natalya tries to throw Banks back inside but The Boss slides around 360 on the apron and hits a hurricanrana on the floor. Banks follows-up with a running knee against the barricade as we go to the break.

*Commercial Break*

We come back from the break to see Natalya applying a modified torture rack to Banks. Banks counters into a roll-up for a two count. Banks knees her in the face, but Natalya soon takes her down by spiking her on her tailbone. Natalya goes to hit the ropes, but Banks trips her and applies the Bank Statement. Natalya screams in pain, but she rolls through and applies a Sharpshooter. Banks screams in pain, but she rolls out of it.

Suddenly Nia Jax and Tamina run in and attack Bayley on the outside. Beth Phoenix fights them off. Phoenix lifts Jax up, but Tamina kicks her. Phoenix fights back and clotheslines Jax down. Phoenix then hits Tamina with the Glam Slam. Phoenix and Natalya pose together in the ring as the fans chant “you still got it”. Beth stands on Banks’ Women’s Tag Title as she tried to pull it from the ring; a statement of intent.

No Contest

The next inductees into the Hall of Fame are The Hart Foundation. We see the video package of Jim Neidhart and Bret Hart’s awesome tag team, then cut back to Natalya in the ring crying. She poses for the fans.

Charly Caruso is backstage with Kurt Angle. She asks why Angle would want to face an opponent as tough as Samoa Joe. Angle says he wants to thank Joe for coming from SmackDown Live. Then says that this farewell tour is about him facing some dream opponents of the highest calibre, and it will ensure he’s ready for Corbin at WrestleMania. Corbin then approaches and says he respects Angle but that the fans aren’t cheering for who Angle is now, that he’s half the man he used to be. He says they’re wishing he had retired 10 years ago and that he will make a fool of himself at the show.

A Moment of Bliss will take next with Colin Jost and Michael Che of SNL, and Braun Strowman. Oh joy.

*Commercial Break*

We’re back and see Banks and Bayley walking backstage. Caruso stops them and asks if they’re on the verge of imploding. Sasha cuts her off and says this is what they said they would do; defend against everyone. So they’ll do just that at WrestleMania.

A very spiky Alexa Bliss is in the ring for A Moment of Bliss. She says Raw just keeps getting better since she took over as WrestleMania host. However she’s less than two weeks away from hosting WrestleMania, and she feels her show is in jeopardy because of her guests tonight. We see replays of the past few weeks when the SNL guys annoyed Braun Strowman, then sent him a car that he destroyed. She says this has the potential to be a PR danger, so let’s make sure that doesn’t happen, and introduces her first guest.

Braun Strowman makes his way to the ring. Alexa reminds us of Braun’s many feats of strength and chaos, of which he’s proud. She asks what might happen to the SNL guys if they got his hands, to which Braun says he’d like to smash their face.

The SNL guys appear on the titantron, from New York and criticise Boston. Colin unabashedly touts his families millions, and that he could teach Braun how to eat food, do taxes, and read a book. Michael tries to stop him but he carries on. He says he knows Braun is a big guy, probably 5’11, 180 lbs, but they can settle it like grown-ups. He tells Braun he needs therapy and asks to be reimbursed for the car Braun destroyed, as well as getting an autograph from Brock Lesnar. Strowman says there is only one way to settle this; for Colin to enter the Andre The Giant Battle Royale. The guy protests but Braun says he can either do that, or he’ll find them backstage at the show and rip them both apart. Michael Che accepts the offer and convinces the other guy to do so as well. Braun then asks Alexa if she can make it official, and she jokes that she can’t, before saying she does so. They look worried and Braun says they need to show-up, otherwise he’ll hunt them down in New York.

We’re back in New York City with Elias, outside of Madison Square Garden. Elias says he’s sold out the Garden three times, while Billy Joel never could. A random guy walks past and throws a quarter into his coffee cup. Elias is offended.

Baron Corbin makes his way to the ring for a match with Apollo Crews. Corbin is also a Boston native but the fans didn’t cheer for him like they did Banks.

*Commercial Break*

Baron Corbin Vs. Apollo Crews

We join the match in progress. Crews rolls him up three times, but Apollo kicks out each time. Crews fires back with a dropkick that knocks Baron out of the ring

Corbin comes back and slams Crews down for a near fall. Crews comes back with a big boot and sidesteps him to send him into the ring post shoulder-first. Crews hits a step-up enzuigiri and connects with a frog splash for a near fall. Corbin soon connects with End of Days for the win.

Winner: Baron Corbin

A quick and easy win for Corbin to restore the 50/50 booking. Corbin starts to leave the ring but stops and attacks Crews again with the End of Days.

*Commercial Break*

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