Welcome to Ringside News’ live results coverage for WWE RAW.

We’re only a few weeks away from WrestleMania and tonight the WWE Champion, Brock Lesnar, will be live on the show. The last time Brock was on RAW, he was clobbered by Drew McIntyre and left lying. Tonight Lesnar will be hellbent on revenge, whether there’s spectators present or not.

Elsewhere tonight, Randy Orton will answer Edge’s challenge to a Last Man Standing match at WrestleMania. The Viper turned tail and ran from Edge two weeks ago, and last week Edge issued the challenge in an impassioned promo.

And that’s everything that’s been previewed for tonight’s RAW. So far the shows from the Performance Centre haven’t had a lot of matches, and we’ve seen some replayed bouts, but there’s no telling what the red brand has in store tonight. And who can blame them for the shows they have put on, it’s nice that the shows are still happening. And you can follow along right here on Ringside News. Enjoy the show!



Tonight’s RAW opens with Paul Heyman staring at the camera in a dark room. He introduces himself and says his client as proven himself as the single most dominant force in the history of WWE, then lists many of Brock’s victims.

We then see Drew McIntyre in the same situation. He says everything Heyman said was true, Brock has dominated everyone for over two decades. Then Brock ran into him. And just in case Brock thought the Royal Rumble was a fluke, he proved to him again that he has met his match. And at WrestleMania he will Claymore Brock Lesnar, pin him, and become the reigning, defending WWE Champion.

We go live to the Performance Centre, where Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar are standing in the ring. Heyman says it’s time to be honest for a change; we live in uncertain times. But they’re giving us some certainty in the form of Brock Lesnar. You see, Drew McIntyre can train his ass off, spar with mixed martial artists, and do just about anything he wants. But he cannot beat Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania.

Heyman says Drew can get on his hands on his knees but God’s prayer line is busy, and the next time he prays about WresleMania it will be Lesnar who answers and makes it quick and painless. That said, after what McIntyre has done, Brock will make it quick but it won’t be painless. Heyman says McIntyre is a made man because of Brock Lesnar but after WresleMania he’ll be just another bitch that got beat by the best of all-time. The reigning, defending WWE Champion, then, now, and forever, Brock Lesnar.

*Commercial Break*

We see a replay of last week when The Undertaker attacked Gallows and Anderson. AJ Styles will be live on RAW, later tonight.

They show a replay of the whole 2015 Royal Rumble WWE Championship Triple Threat between Seth Rollins, John Cena, and Brock Lesnar.

We get a recap of the AJ Styles/Undertaker feud thus far. AJ Will be live on RAW to address the Deadman, next.

*Commercial Break*

Back live and we get our third recap of Styles Vs. ‘Taker of the night.

The Phenomenal One comes to the stage, flanked by Gallows and Anderson. AJ states the tagline that WrestleMania is just too big for one night, and it official that he and the Undertaker will go one on one. Styles says he doesn’t care which night their match is, but he’s sure ‘Taker does because Michelle McCool might have a preference.

Styles makes fun of Undertaker’s clothing, saying he wore maternity pants, and looked like a gothic version of Dogg the Bounty Hunter. Styles says Undertaker posted a video of himself swimming with a tiger on Twitter, along with Michelle McCool. We see the clip on the screen and Styles says he doesn’t know who this man is. Ever since he lost to Brock Lesnar and the streak ended, he’s never been the same man. And he wanted to take the Undertaker’s soul, but his wife already took that.

Undertaker says his mystique is gone, replaced by an old man taking selfies on Instagram. Styles says he doesn’t want Mark Calloway, he wants The Undertaker, but he’s nowhere to be found. However, he can give us what we want. He can bring the Deadman back in a match he would love. He challenges him to a Boneyard Match. And when it’s over, he’s got the perfect plot to bury him. And ironically, it’s the same plot his wife picked out when she buried his career.

Charly Caruso interviews Zelina Vega, Angel Garza, and Andrade backstage, and it’s clear she has a crush on Garza. Vega insults Charly, then says her men are the most charasmatic men in WWE. And when they win the RAW Tag Team Championships at WrestleMania, Andrade will be the most decorated Champion in all of WWE. They leave but Garza comes back and stares at Charly, who blushes.

*Commercial Break*

We see a replay of last week when Edge challenged Randy Orton to a Last Man Standing match at WrestleMania.

As Ricochet is making his entrance, Garza and Andrade attempt to sneak attack him but he beats them out of the ring. His partner joins him and the referee gets everything cooled down.

Andrade & Angel Garza W/Zelina Vega Vs. Ricochet & Cedric Alexander

We start the match with Ricochet and Andrade, and the one and only unloads a stiff knife edge chop, but Andrade lands one of his own and drops Ricochet with a boot. Ricochet catches Andrade with a headscissors, followed by a dropkick for a one count.

Garza tags in but the referee didn’t allow it because he wasn’t holding the tag rope. Ricochet beats Andrade down in another corner but Garza walks over, grabs the tag rope there and tags himself in, but the referee doesn’t allow it again. The distraction allows Andrade to sucker kick Ricochet, then shove him to the apron and the floor. The Street Profits walk out and join the commentary team.

*Commercial Break*

Back live and the heels hits a nice double team sunset flip and running kick for a two-count on Ricochet. Andrade goes up top but Ricochet connects with an enziguiri and a hurricanrana. Tags made to Alexander and Garza, and the former drops the latter with repeated forearms, a spin kick, running forearm in the corner, snapmare, and a dropkick.

Alexander hits the rope-assisted flatliner for a two-count. Ricochet tags back in and hits a front suplex, followed by a standing shooting star press. Andrade comes back and delivers some massive chops to Ricochet and Alexander, but the babyfaces come right back with stereo superkicks. Garza knocks Alexander from the ring, then leaps off the middle rope but Ricochet catches him with a dropkick and both men are down.

*Commercial Break*

Back live and Andrade is fighting Alexander in the ring. Cedric hits a springboard enziguiri for a near-fall. Vega tries to fire up her man as he hits Cedric with double knees in the corner for a near-fall. Garza tags in and he hits a reverse suplex using the ropes as leverage. Garza applie a submission as the Street Profits joke about the heels trying to impress them.

Andrade and Garza make use of quick tags and hit Alexander with some double team moves. Ricochet tosses Andrade from the ring, and looks to jump on him but Andrade swipes his feet. Garza then drops Alexander with a knee for a near-fall. Garza hits a standing moonsault for another near-fall and tags Andrade.

They look to hit a double suplex but Ricochet saves Cedric, pulls Garza from the ring, and hits a twisting tope to the outside. Alexander catches Andrade with a slam for a near-fall. Alexander slams some forearms into Andrade but gets caught with a gnarly spinning back elbow. Either the referee screwed-up the pinfall, or Alexander forgot to kick-out, either way the finish was botched.

Winners: Andrade & Angel Garza

After the match, Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford come down the ramp and both teams brawl in the ring. The Champions clear the challengers from the ring but Andrade snatches one of the tag belts and holds it on the ramp.

*Commercial Break*

We see a replay of last week’s RAW when Stone Cold came out and gave Stunners to Byron Saxton, Montez Ford, and Angelo Dawkins.

The Street Profits Vs. Shane Thorne & Brendan Vink

Thorne begins the match against Dawkins, and the Champ lifts and slams him. Dawkins leaps over Thorne before dropping him with a shoulder. Tag made to Ford and he drops Thorne with a dropkick. Ford delivers a deafeaning chop to Thorne’s chest, then another. Shane ducks Ford and makes a tag to Vink.

Brendan comes in hot with a big boot to Ford, then delivers a stiff chop of his own and mocks Ford. Vink takes a front facelock. Vink drives Ford into the corner and tags Thorne, who hits a big cannonball in the corner. Ford fights out of a submission and hits a jawbreaker. Vink tags in and tries to prevent the tag but Ford hits an enziguiri.

Dawkins tags in along with Thorne, and slams both him and Vink. Dawkins hits spinning forearms in the corners, then slams Thorne. Ford gets the tag and hits a frog splash for the win.

Winners: The Street Profits

We see a video of this past week, when Riddick Moss was out jogging. An orange car pulled alongside him and a referee was driving. Moss made the referee get out but Truth sneaked out of the trunk and rolled Moss up to win the belt. R-Truth is the WWE 24/7 Champion. Truth celebrates and yells “go back to football Randy Moss”, then jumps in the car and leaves.

*Commercial Break*

The announcers rundown the announced card for the two nights of WrestleMania.

Charly Caruso is in the darkened ring with Shayna Baszler and they’re just awkwardly staring at each other. Caruso says Baszler might be the most intimidating woman ever in WWE, and asks how she plans on conducting herself as Champion. Baszler doesn’t respond. Charly says Shayna allows her actions to speak for herself but could she possibly answer. Baszler says Charly looks nervous, then jokes that she might bite. Caruso asks if Becky can expect that kind of brutality at WrestleMania, and Baszler says Becky can expect to lose.

Baszler yells at Charly and says she should just ask the quesion she wants to: why do you care about the title when all you care about is destroying? Well she cares because winning the title will destroy Becky Lynch. As Charly is asking her next question, we hear a crack and Shayna falls off her chair. The lights come up and we see Becky Lynch standing with a chair. She hits Baszler in the back with the chair again, then walks off.

Aleister Black will be in action, next!

*Commercial Break*

Aleister Black Vs. Leon Ruff

The bell rings and Black doesn’t move, while Ruff looks terrified. Black meets him in the centre of the ring and sits down. Ruff asks him to get up but he just stares. Ruff swings a kick but Black ducks it and kips-up. Black catches a kick from Ruff and hits Black Mass for the win.

Winner: Aleister Black

Aleister Black will face Bobby Lashley at WrestleMania next weekend.

*Commercial Break*

Kevin Owens is in the ring as we return. He addresses Seth Rollins and says he was here last week but Seth was nowhere to be found. He knows Seth is here tonight, so he’s all ears.

Rollins answers the call and comes out alone. Seth walks to the ring slowly and says he can’t understand how Owens thinks the PC gives him a home advantage. He says he might not have trained here, where Owens did and made friends, but Seth says KO doesn’t even know how he got the opportunity. Seth says this building didn’t exist when he was training.

The Performance Centre was built on his blood, sweat, and tears. His first day, he walked into a rundown warehouse and told his entire life’s work was meaningless. That he had to suffer and start at the beginning all over again. He had to perservere and succeed so that the likes of Owens could train somewhere like the PC. He rebuilt the system, and that’s what he’s tryng to do on RAW but Owens refuses to follow in line.

He says none of this would exist without him, including NXT. There is no Gargano, Ciampa, Undisputed Era, or Women’s Revolution without Seth Rollins. And more importantly, there is no Kevin Owens without Seth Rollins. Owens makes to interrupt but Seth asks if he can finish and Owens agrees. Seth asks why Owens asked for the fight at WrestleMania? His track record there is spotless: he won the Intercontinental Championship, he beat Triple H, he cashed-in his Money In The Bank, and he beat Brock Lesnar.

Owens’ WrestleMania record? Non-existent. And last year, Owens didn’t even get on the show. Seth says Owens couldn’t beat him on his worst day, and WresleMania is his best day, because under pressure he becomes a God. He says Owens doesn’t stand a chance and walks off.

They show the entirety of Charlotte Flair Vs. Asuka at WrestleMania 35.

Still to come, Randy Orton will respond to Edge’s challenge to a Last Man Standing match at WrestleMania.

*Commercial Break*

Charlotte Flair is interviewed following the replay of her beating Asuka’s undefeated streak. She says she retired the Diva’s Championship and became the first Women’s Champion, and last year she was one of the first women to main event the show. So if Rhea Ripley wants, she can watch some of her matches at the show of shows to learn a little something.

After the break Randy Orton will answer Edge’s WrestleMania challenge.

*Commercial Break*

The Viper, Randy Orton, comes to the stage. Orton says he has done some things and said some things that have been misunderstood over the past month or so. What he did came from a place of love but it has been taken as an act of violence.

Orton addresses Edge and says he has something he needs to say. He needs to apologise. Because a few weeks ago he lied to Beth Phoenix when he said Edge was a junkie for the roar of the crowd. Adam Copeland is a junkie for ego, a junkie for Edge. And last week something Edge said was true: he was handed an opportunity because of who he is. But an opportunity does not guarantee a Hall of Fame career.

One year after getting called up, he had won the Intercontintal Championship and became the youngest WWE Champion ever. Edge said Mick Foley made both of their careers, but that isn’t true. He handed Edge the torch, but he threw Orton in thumbtacks. Orton says he spat in Foley’s face, beat him to a pulp, and took the torch.

He says Edge says he has grit but grit isn’t sitting around at home, looking up at the sky asking yourself “what if?” Orton says grit is longevity. He says he is the one constance in that locker room. He looked around and nobody has the accomplishments that he does, and nobody has as much grit as him. But Edge calls him an entitled brat? But isn’t he the ultimate opportunist? Wouldn’t he have done the same things, joined Evolution along with Triple H? Everything he has done is because he loves Edge, and he loves his children, Lyric and Ruby. And that’s why he sent their father back home. But now Edge wants him in a Last Man Standing match at WrestleMania. Edge might be writing the story, but he’s going to write the last chapter. “I accept.”

And that’s it for WWE RAW. Let us know what you thought of the show, and come back tomorrow for all your wrestling news. Until then, good health.

Curtis Dillion

Curtis does our weekly live match-by-match coverage of WWE RAW and SmackDown for Ringside News. In addition to SmackDown, Curtis also does WWE & NXT special event coverage as well. He has been helping out at for Ringside News for many years.

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