Braun Strowman goes crazy on Monday Night Raw and puts his Universal Title match in jeopardy ahead of Royal Rumble!
WWE Raw 1/15/18 on USA Network Highlights + Results – AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX:
Raw General Manager Kurt Angle fired Braun Strowman. Sort of.
Braun Strowman breaks things:
Titus Worldwide (Apollo Crews and Titus O’Neil with Dana Brooke) def. The Bar Cesaro & Sheamus thanks to Jason Jordan.
Braun Strowman throws Michael Cole off the stage because why not?
Cedric Alexander (with Goldust) def. Tony Nese.
Braun Strowman demolishes a TV production truck because he can:
Raw General Manager Kurt Angle rehired Braun Strowman
WWE Raw superstars visit the National Civil Rights Museum:
Asuka def. Nia Jax via Referee Stoppage.
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore checks on Nia Jax backstage, much to the chagrin of WWE Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss.
The Revival def. local competitors and called out legends returning on RAW 25:
WWE Intercontinental Champion Roman Reigns def. The Miztourage (1-on-2 Handicap Match) in a non-title match. The Miz challenges Reigns for the IC Title at RAW 25 next week.
Sonya Deville (with Absolution’s Paige and Mandy Rose) def. Sasha Banks (with Mickie James and Bayley). No acknowledgement of Paige’s apparent forced retirement, other than the announcers stating she will be unable to compete in the Royal Rumble due to injury.
“Woken” Matt Hardy def. Heath Slater (with Rhyno).
WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Seth Rollins def. Finn Bálor with the Curb Stomp! Jason Jordan tripped up Balor to setup the finish as The Bar and Balor Club brawled outside. Jordan is currently banged up per WrestlingObserver.com, but should be ready for Royal Rumble.
The following WWE superstars, legends and alumni are confirmed for Raw’s 25th anniversary next week:
- Chris Jericho (yes, that Chris Jericho of NJPW)
- The Undertaker – presumably to kickstart WrestleMania feud with John Cena
- Former Raw GM Eric Bischoff
- “Stone Cold” Steve Austin
- Triple H
- Shawn Michaels
- The New Age Outlaws (Road Dogg Jesse James and Billy Gunn)
- The APA (JBL and Ron Simmons)
- “Mean” Gene Okerlund
- Michelle McCool
- Former SmackDown GM Teddy Long
- Sgt. Slaughter
- Former Raw GM John Laurinaitis
- Sean “X-Pac” Waltman
- “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase
- “Nature Boy” Ric Flair
- Kelly Kelly
- The Godfather
- The Brooklyn Brawler
- Brother Love (Bruce Prichard)
- The Boogeyman
- John Cena
- WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar
- Dudley Boyz (Bubba Ray and D-Von Dudley)
- Bella Twins (Nikki Bella and Brie Bella)
- Jim Ross and Jerry “The King” Lawler (who will be calling Raw together from Manhattan Center)
- Torrie Wilson
- Maria Kanellis
- Jacqueline (Jackie Moore)
- Kevin Nash (Diesel)
- Scott Hall (Razor Ramon)
- Rumored: Hulk Hogan, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Layla
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