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WWE RAW REPORT:FIVE OF SEVEN SPOTS IN MITB DETERMINED, MAIN EVENT FOR MITB ANNOUNCED, A RETURN, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2016-05-23 23:02:00

We are back and Maryse introduces her husband the Intercontinental Champion.  Miz says he is your future Money in the Bank winner.  Since he has had his wife at his side, he has been on fire.  He had a 25% chance of winning, but just like Rudy, he overcame insurmountable odds.  It was THE match at Extreme Rules.  Miz says he went up against three of the greatest Superstars WWE has today, but one man stood tall at the end of the match and it was The Miz.  This is a true underdog story.  This is what movies pay big budgets for.  Who would play his part?  Chris Pratt, Brad Pitt, Dwayne Johnson?

Maryse says none of them have her husband's charisma.

Match Number Three:  Miz (with Maryse) versus Cesaro in a Money in the Bank Qualifying Match

Miz misses a clothesline and Cesaro with a European uppercut followed by five Irish whips and running European uppercuts followed by another European uppercut for a near fall.  Cesaro runs the ropes for about 15 seconds before hitting a drop kick and he gets a near fall.  Miz goes to the floor.  Cesaro goes to the apron and hits a running senton off the apron.  Maryse argues with Cesaro but Cesaro tells her to talk to the hand.

Miz kicks and punches Cesaro when he returns to the ring.  Cesaro blocks a suplex and Cesaro with a delayed vertical suplex and Miz with knees to try to get out of the hold but Cesaro holds on and hits the suplex for a near fall.  Cesaro wtih a head lock.  Cesaro catches Miz on a leap frog but Miz gets to his feet.  Cesaro with a springboard European uppercut and Miz goes to the floor and we go to commercial.

We are back and Miz appears to be back in control.  Cesaro with a European uppercut and Miz hits Reality Check and he sets for the Skull Crushing Finale.  Cesaro wtih an inside cradle for a near fall.  Miz sends Cesaro to the mat and hits a DDT for a near fall.  Miz punches Cesaro.  Miz catapults Cesaro's throat into the bottom rope and Miz returns to the arm.  Miz hyper-extends the shoulder.  Miz runs into a European uppercut.  Miz with a punch that Cesaro blocks.  Cesaro with a series of European uppercuts but Miz with a shot to the shoulder and Miz with the Awesome Clothesline.  Miz goes up top but he may have taken too long because Cesaro recovers and drop kicks Miz off the ropes to the floor.

Cesaro goes to the floor and hits a running European uppercut that sends Miz into the ringside barrier.  Cesaro sends Miz into the ring and Cesaro goes up top while holding his arm close to his body.  Cesaro with a cross body for a near fall.  Cesaro cannot go for the giant swing due to the damage done to his arm so Cesaro with a double stomp.  Cesaro wtih a spinebuster and he is able to hit the giant swing but it not for as many rotations as usual.  Ceasro with an elbow and he sends Miz to the apron but Miz drops the arm on the top rope.

Miz comes off the turnbuckles into a European uppercut and Cesaro hits the Gotch Style Neutralizer for the three count.

Winner:   Cesaro  (Advances to Money in the Bank Match)

We take a look back to the start of Raw and the announcement of the main event at Money in the Bank.

Renee Young is in the interview area with Seth Rollins.  Seth says it is fitting that he win the title there since he won the briefcase a few years ago and had the greatest cash in.  He will win and cash in again because he is Seth Rollins.

Seth sees Stephanie and she is not as excited as her brother to see him.

Stephanie says that things have changed along wtih their business relationship.  Stephanie shakes Seth's hand and welcomes him back.

Match Number Four:  Chris Jericho versus Apollo Crews in a Money in the Bank Qualifying Match

Jericho throws his shirt at Crews and punches him.  Jericho with a back elbow and he kicks Crews.  Jericho slaps Crews and connects with knees.  Jericho wtih a forearm but Crews with a drop kick and arm drag.  Crews with a kcik and suplex.  Crews goes to the apron for a slingshot senton and we see Sheamus watching from the back on THE monitor.  Crews with an Irish whip but Jericho wtih an elbow.  Crews with punches to the injured elbow and then he slams Jericho.  Jericho with a thumb to the eye and a clothesline. Jericho sets for a suplex and hits it. followed by a drop kick for a near fall.  Crews punches Jericho.  Crews with a kick but Jericho with a drop kick for a near fall.  Jericho with punches to Crews.  Jericho with a reverse chin lock.

Crews kicks Jericho but Jericho kicks back.  Crews with a kick and clotheslines.  Crews with a kick to the temple followed by a Stinger Splash and jumping back elbow.  Jericho sends Crews to the apron adn Jericho misses the springboard drop kick when Crews falls onto the apron and Jericho goes to the floor.  Crews with a moonsault off the apron.  Crews sends Jericho back into the ring and he goes up top.  Crews leaps over Jericho and then hits a power slam for a near fall.  Crews with an enzuigiri to the back of the head and Jericho counters the tossed sit out power bomb and Jericho with the Walls of Jericho.  Crews gets to the ropes and the referee forces Jericho to release the hold.  Crews with an enzuigiri and rollup for a near fall.

Crews with forearms but Jericho holds on to the ropes for a drop kick.  Jericho with a Lionsault while Crews tries to kip up and Jericho gets a near fall.   Jericho with a near fall followed by a Codebreaker for the three count.

Winner:  Chris Jericho (Advances to Money in the Bank Match)

Renee Young asks Sheamus about the result of the Jericho/Crews match and all Sheamus can do is laugh as if he is channeling PURE EVIL.

We go to commercial.

We are back with the latest Life Lessons with Coach Bob Backlund.

Bob tells Mr. Young when you believe you can do something, you can do it. 
Darren is writing it down and Bob tells Darren that he needs to learn what he is teaching him.  He says that notes are for kids in school while adults put it in their brains.  He tells Darren to recite the presidents in order.  Darren says that he can’t do that and he does not think anyone can do it.  Bob starts to recite the presidents and Darren says “Damn” at what he was doing.  Bob says that you cannot be great using language like that.  Bob tells Darren to give him 100 jumping jacks.  Darren says something and Bob makes it 200. 

JoJo is with Baron Corbin and she asks him about his victory over Dolph Ziggler and the low blow that led to the victory.

JoJo asks about the way he won.  Baron says that people have issues with the way he won a No Disqualification Match.  He did that to Dolph Ziggler because he can.

Dolph Ziggler shows up and says 'Because I Can' is clever.  Dolph says that Baron cannot be on Breaking Ground without looking like a tool.   He can't beat him in a technical wrestling match.
Baron says he did not grow up wanting to be in WWE and be the best wrestler.  If you want another match, we can have it and we can talk about technical wrestling . . . when you wake up.

Dolph says we have a match for next week and you can watch his match against Dean Ambrose to see what a wrestling match is all about.

Colin Cassady comes out and he is joined by Enzo Amore.

Enzo does his usual introduction.

Enzo says that most of you people are aware that Enzo forgot to pay his electric bill and the cut his lights out.  The doctors diagnosed him with a concusion.  He says it is a hard sneeze.  Enzo says he is blessed and he is all the way up.  He has the gift of gab and the gift of jab.  If he had a dime for every time he got knocked down and didn't get up he would have . . . ZERO DIMES.

As for the haters, you have been out of line and not on the guest line.  He tells them to do them a favor and not do them any favors.  At the end of the day, you are full of bologna.  

Colin says putting his size sixteen shoes on the side of Bubba's head is like shooting a basketball into a swimming pool because he ain't gonna miss.  He will show that there is one word to describe you and he is going to spell it out for you.

Match Number Five:  Colin Cassady (with Enzo Amore) versus Bubba Ray Dudley (with D-Von Dudley)

They lock up and Bubba backs Colin into the corner and he chops Colin.  Colin pushes Bubba to the mat.  Colin tells Bubba to get up.  They lock up again and Bubba misses a chop and Colin with a punch and Irish whip.  Colin with a hard Irish whip.  D-Von hits Enzo from behind and then Bubba hits Colin from behind and Bubba with a belly-to-back suplex.  Bubba punches Colin but Colin with a clothesline.  Colin with shoulder tackles and a Stinger Splash.  Bubba goes to the floor and Colin goes to the floor.  Colin tosses Enzo into D-Von.  Bubba with an elbow and he goes up top but Colin stops Bubba and he Press Slams Bubba and connects with a boot to the head and then he hits the leaping elbow drop for the three count.

Winner:  Colin Cassady

Charlotte walks in the back with her father Ric Flair and her new BFF Dana Brooke as we go to commercial.

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