WWE Raw Results – April 8, 2019

The Man, Becky Lynch makes her way to the ring. We see images of Lynch’s big win over Charlotte and Ronda in the main event of WrestleMania. Returning live, the fans are singing along to Lynch’s music.

She says 9 years ago she was working in a bar not far from the Barclays Centre. Becky says her name is Becky Two Belts and holds them up. A “Becky Two Belts” chant picks up in Brooklyn. She says that, for two months, Ronnie and Ric’s Daughter talked about how great their resumes were, but at WrestleMania when all was said and done, this woman who walked in with nothing left with everything. She may not be the most athletic person in the company, but she does have a good theme song, which the crowd is singing to her. Lynch says leaving home at 15 years old to fight around the world taught her how to survive. She’ll always persist, overcome, and find a way to win at the end.

A “You’re The Man” chant fires up. Lynch asks if that little weirdo Ronnie can hear that. Whenever she’s done sulking and wants more, The Man will be waiting to slap the head off her shoulders again. As for Charlotte Flair, she’s sure The McMahon Family will hand her the Tag Team Titles to help her get over losing to Lynch again. All women in both divisions probably want a piece of her, but she’s the red head in leather ready to slap the head off them all. Lynch poses with the championships while the crowd applauds and chants her name. Lynch’s music plays, and she leaves the ring.

Lacey Evans comes down as Lynch as leaving and they come face-to-face. They stare for a moment but then Evans punches Lynch! She turns to leave but Lynch runs after her and tackles her. They start brawling on the ramp and Evans has a slight wardrobe malfunction with her dress splitting. Her and Lynch brawl and Becky tries to get her in the Dis-Arm-Her but referees separate them.

We see Seth Rollins backstage and Charly Caruso approaches him. She asks if he’s sure about facing Kofi tonight, to which Rollins says this is what he lives for. Rollins says he admires Kofi Kingston for stepping up to him, but he’s also insulted. This is his show. If you want to get up in his face, you better be ready to accept the consequences. Last night, they both had the biggest wins of their careers. Kingston is capable of an A-level performance, but he better be prepared to bring his A-game tonight. B+ won’t get the job done.

Later tonight, we’ll see Dean Ambrose’s last match against Bobby Lashley. Ricochet makes his way to the ring, followed by Aleister Black.

*Commercial Break*

Chad Gable and Bobby Roode make their way to the ring.

Gable & Roode Vs. Aleister Black & Ricochet

Aleister Black and Chad Gable start, and the latter applies a waistlock and wrenches the arm. Black takes him down, but Gable quickly fights out. They trade holds before separating in a stalemate for adulation.

Gable chops Black in the throat and takes him down. Bobby Roode tags in, and he stomps Black. Roode knocks Black down in the corner and goes for Ricochet, but Ricochet dodges him and tags in. Black knees Roode, and Ricochet follows up with a dropkick. Black hits Gable with a meteora off the apron, while Ricochet hits Roode with a moonsault off the middle rope to the floor!

Ricochet gets Roode in the ring for a near fall. Ricochet wrenches the arm and tags in Gable. Ricochet fights off Roode and Gable. Ricochet sends Gable flying with a dropkick. Ricochet hits the ropes, but Roode pulls the top rope down to sucker him out of the ring. Ricochet clutches his neck and back at ringside as we head to the break.

*Commercial Break*

We come back from the break to see Gable taking Ricochet down. Gable knocks Black off the apron before whipping Ricochet hard into the turnbuckles – a different attitude from Gable and Roode tonight. Roode tags in, and he hits Ricochet with a leaping knee. Roode follows up with a clothesline for a near fall. Gable tags back in, and he takes Ricochet down again. Ricochet kicks and elbows his way out of a submission, then takes Gable out with a dropkick.

Black and Roode are tagged in. Black hits some running elbows before taking him down with a strike combo. Black hits a springboard moonsault onto Roode and Gable for a near fall. Roode quickly powers him to the corner, but he soon eats an elbow. Black leaps over him, and Roode rolls him up for a near fall. The crowd is bored and begins doing a Mexican wave. Ricochet tags in and hits a modified suplex for a near fall.

Black pulls Gable out of the ring to regroup. Ricochet goes to the top rope, but Roode cuts him off. Gable causes a distraction, and Ricochet is knocked off the top rope. Roode hits a spinebuster for a near fall. Roode and Gable hits a neckbreaker/moonsault combo, but Black breaks it up. Roode and Black both get knocked out of the ring together. Gable tries for a rolling German Suplex, but Ricochet lands on his feet and connects with a Codebreaker for the win!

Winners: Ricochet & Aleister Black

As soon as the match is over, Roode attacks Ricochet. He and Gable leave and they’re angry.

We see Elias laying down backstage and he’s playing guitar. He sits-up angrily and says last night he was interrupted by John Cena. He says what Cena did was not music because he could do it in his sleep. But it’s OK, because tonight the McMahon’s have given him ample time to perform his rock opera. And he doesn’t care if it’s someone from Raw, SmackDown, NXT, or Vince McMahon himself, there will be hell to pay if he’s interrupted.

Dean Ambrose makes his way down to the ring. He’ll be facing Bobby Lashley in his final WWE match, next!

*Commercial Break*

We see a literal cardboard box sitting on a table in a completely dark room backstage. Child-like piano music is playing as the camera slowly zooms in. Suddenly the box springs open and a dinosaur head of sorts pops out. The head, clearly a puppet, turns around a few times before we hear some laughing. Obviously a tease for the return of Bray Wyatt, who is seemingly a puppeteer now.

Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush make their way to the ring. Rush can’t bring himself to speak on several occasions, clearly agitated. Lashley takes the mic and tells Dean not to worry, that he’ll take good care of Renee Young when he’s gone. Ambrose attacks Bobby and knocks him off the apron. They brawl at ringside and Ambrose tosses him into the time-keepers area. Dean lifts a chair and throws it into Lashley’s face. Next he tosses Bobby into the ring post. Rush sprints around the ring but Dean sidesteps him and Rush hits the barricade hard. Up on the stage, Ambrose tosses Lashley into the LED boards, followed by a DDT. Ambrose clears the announce table, then Lio Rush distracts him, allowing Lashley to hit a spear. Lashley punches Ambrose to the announce table and hits a one-handed spinebuster through it! Rush waves at Renee Young before they head to the back. Renee Young and officials check on Dean, while the fans chant “thank you Ambrose”.

Still to come, Seth Rollins Vs. Kofi Kingston in a winner take all match. Out of nowhere, we see Sami Zayn walking backstage. He’ll be live next, why not just have him come out to the pop?!

*Commercial Break*

We see another promo of Mojo Rawley yelling at himself in the mirror. Though now he has some corny facepaint on.

Sami Zayn comes out and rolls around on the ramp before dancing to the ring, while the fans sing along to his music. Renee Young isn’t on commentary right now.

Zayn says hello, and reintroduces himself. He says his schedule is wide open and he’d love a match right now, so he extends an open challenge to the back. It takes a minute but Finn Balor eventually answers the call. Once Finn gets to the ring he tells the referee that he’s putting his title on the line.

*Commercial Break*

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