WWE Raw after WrestleMania 34 takes place in front of a wild NOLA crowd as Brock Lesnar remains Universal Champion!
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The Big News:
- Brock Lesnar Re-Signs with WWE, Rematches Roman Reigns at Greatest Royal Rumble
- WWE Superstar Shake-up 2018 confirmed, WWE superstars debut/return
- Paige Retires from WWE on Raw After Mania
WWE Raw 4-9-18 aka Raw After Mania Highlights and Results – Smoothie King Arena in New Orleans, LA:
WWE Raw Commissioner Stephanie McMahon comes out in a sling/arm cast and is showered with boos. Stephanie puts herself over and introduces Ronda Rousey as the better woman at WrestleMania 34. Rousey gets a huge ovation. Stephanie tries to convince Ronda to join The Authority. The crowd showers Stephanie with explicit chants. Stephanie and Rousey shake hands and embrace… Until Rousey gets serious and rips off Stephanie’s cast. Stephanie screams for dear life as Rousey locks in the armbar and destroys the arm. Looks like Stephanie will be going away for awhile. Crowd chants “you deserve it!”
Michael Cole, Corey Graves, and Jonathan Coachman hype up appearances by Roman Reigns (huge boos), new Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins (huge pop), and Nia Jax (nice reaction). No mention of Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns 3 at WWE GRR… yet.
WWE Raw Women’s Champion Nia Jax and Ember Moon vs. Alexa Bliss and Mickie James
Jax gets a huge ovation and “you deserve it” chants that legitimately move her. Bliss comes out and disses Jax’s weight and lack of tag team partners. Jax tells Bliss to shut up and reveals WWE NXT’s Ember Moon as her tag team partner!
Jeff Hardy returns to help new WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins and Finn Balor even the odds against Miz and Miztourage:
The Miz invokes his one-on-one rematch for WWE Backlash on May 6.
Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are shown asking Kurt Angle fora job. Angle says he heard TNA is hiring. Crowd goes nuts. I just died laughing. Angle books KO vs. Zayn for a Raw contract.
WWE Superstar Shake-up 2018 returns next week on Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live:
Mandy Rose (with Absolution’s Paige and Sonya Deville) def. Sasha Banks after botched interference from Bayley. Banks stared Bayley down and followed her backstage.
After the match, two-time WWE Divas Champion Paige officially announces her retirement due to a neck injury. Thank you for the memories, Paige.
WWE NXT’s No Way Jose def. John Skyler in his Raw main roster debut.
Braun Strowman and Nicholas voluntarily vacate the WWE Raw Tag Team Titles due to fourth grade class schedule conflict. Life’s not fair… Raw GM Kurt Angle announces a tag team title tournament that will culminate at WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble.
WWE GRR Tag Team Eliminator Match: The Revival def. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows.
Former TNA Impact Wrestling and WWE ECW World Champion makes his return to the company for the first time in 10 years to take out Elias!
Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn went to a double countout in a match to earn a Raw contract. Per Kurt Angle, neither superstar gets a contract due to no winner. Welp.
— WWE (@WWE) April 10, 2018
Former WWE NXT Tag Team Champions The Authors of Pain def. Heath Slater and Rhyno. After the match, AOP parted ways with Paul Ellering.
WWE GRR Tag Team Eliminator Match: Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt def. Titus Worldwide.
— WWE (@WWE) April 10, 2018
Next week on Raw 4-16-18: Hardy and Wyatt vs. The Revival and Sasha Banks vs. Bayley!
Brock Lesnar re-signs with WWE, Faces Roman Reigns at Greatest Royal Rumble inside a steel cage! Reigns cuts a promo in-ring claiming he found out about the match online and Vince McMahon wouldn’t disclose how the new deal for Lesnar came together. Crowd hates Reigns. Samoa Joe returns to diss Reigns’ luck against Lesnar and reveals he’ll face the winner of WWE GRR at Backlash.
Raw After Mania Main Event: WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins, Finn Balor, and Seth Rollins def. The Miz, Bo Dallas, and Curtis Axel.
205 Live’s Cedric Alexander gets his Cruiserweight Title personalized:
Current WWE Greatest Royal Rumble 2018 Card:
50 Superstar Royal Rumble Match featuring Braun Strowman, Kane, Daniel Bryan, Big Show, and Bray Wyatt
John Cena vs. Triple H
Steel Cage Match for WWE Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) (with Paul Heyman) vs. Roman Reigns 3
Ladder Match for WWE Intercontinental Championship: Seth Rollins (c) vs. The Miz vs. Finn Balor vs. Samoa Joe
WWE United States Title Match
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match
Raw Tag Team Title Match
SmackDown Tag Team Title Match
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