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WWE RAW REPORT

By Richard Trionfo on 2018-04-23 23:07:00

Match Number Five:  Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn versus Braun Strowman and Bobby Lashley

Owens and Zayn roll out of the ring together and then they take some time to discuss strategy.  Lashley and Strowman go to the floor and Kevin and Sami go into the ring.  Kevin and Sami think they have outsmarted Bobby and Braun but Braun does not go back into the ring when they go to the floor.  Sami is sent into the ringside barrier and Lashley with a spinebuster to Owens followed by a punch.  Lashley with a running shoulder into the corner followed by kicks.

Lashley with an elbow to teh back of the head.  Owens with a kick and Sami tags in.  Sami punches Lashley in the back.  Sami with more punches and a chop.  Lashley with a kick and elbow.  Lashley wtih a suplex for a near fall.  Lashley with elbows in the corner but he runs into a boot from Sami.  Owens tags in and he connects with punches.  Zayn tags in and he kicks Sami and sends Owens to the floor.  Lashley with snake eyes and a cross body for a near fall.  Lashley with a running shoulder into the corner but he goes over the top rope when Owens pulls down the ropes.

Owens with a back senton as we go to commercial.

We are back and Sami chops Lashley.  Lashley with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex and both men are down.  Owens tags in and kicks Lashley's hand to keep him from making the tag.  Lashley gets his knees up on a back senton attempt.  Zayn tags in and he stops Lashley from making the tag with a reverse chin lock.  Lashley gets back to his feet with Zayn on his back.  Lashley with a side slam and Owens pulls Strowman off the apron to keep Lashley from making the tag.  

Zayn with an Irish whip but Lashley knocks Owens off the apron and he clotheslines Zayn.  Strowman tags in and he hits a running shoulder tackle to Owens on the floor.  Strowman with a forearm to Zayn.  Strowman goes to the floor and hits a running shoulder tackle on Owens.  Strowman with a clothesline to Zayn and then he hits a running drop kick to Owens on the floor.  Zayn goes to the floor and up the ramp but Lashley chases after Zayn and sends him back into the ring.  Strowman with a forearm across the chest.

Strowman with a splash into the corner.  Zayn begs for mercy and Lashley tags in.  Strowman with a biel and Lashley with a delayed vertical suplex.  Strowman tags in and he gives a thumbs down and he hits a running power slam for the three count.

Winners:  Braun Strowman and Bobby Lashley

We have a video for Baron Corbin and he is next.

We are back and No Way Jose makes his way to the ring.

Baron says that he sees Jose's plan.  This conga line is a way for five or six of your guys to attack him while he grinds Jose into a spot on the mat.  Baron says he is here to ruin fun.  He is a former champion and he will be a champion again.  He says Jose is not on Baron's level.  As long as you are with that group of freaks, he says no way Jose.

Jose takes a mic and he says because Baron doesn't want them to have fun, it doesn't mean that the party has to stop.  He wants his music and the conga

Jose poses on the stage after his conga line goes to the back.  Corbin hits Jose from behind and then kicks him.  Corbin sends Jose into the matrix board and kicks Jose in the head.  Corbin with a chokebreaker.

We have a PSA from Alexa Bliss.  She says bullies thrive on silence.  If you see a bully speak up.  Don't be a silent accomplice.  Alexa says she was approached by a homeless person who looked like she did not eat for weeks.  She offered that woman her burrito bowl but Nia took it from her and ate it herself.  She could not believe seeing Nia laughing and chewing.  Alexa says she has to live with that.  Alexa tells Nia's tag team partners tonight to not be silent accomplices.  She can finish it at Backlash to prove that bullies never win.

Match Number Six:  Finn Balor and Seth Rollins versus Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas

Finn and Bo start things off.  They lock up and Bo with a side head lock.  Bo with a shoulder tackle and he celebrates.  Bo and Curtis tag by doing a Shield fist bump.  They lock up and Axel with a side head lock and shoulder tackle.  Curtis and Bo Too Sweet but not each other.  They lock up and Balor with a waist lock.  Axel with an elbow.  Axel with a sunset flip but Balor rolls through and drop kicks Axel.  Axel punches Balor and chokes him in the ropes.  Bo tags in and he hits a knee drop for a near fall.  

Bo with a series of knees and a reverse chin lock.  Bo with a punch but Balor with a Pele Kick and both men are down.  Rollins and Axel tag in and Rollins with a springboard clothesline followed by Slingblade.  Rollins sends Axel into Dallas and then clotheslines Axel over the top rope to the floor.  Rollins with a suicide dive onto Axel.  Rollins with a blockbuster.  Axel with a kick and Rollins avoids the Son of Perfectplex.  Rollins with Black Out and Balor tags in for Coup de Grace for the three count.

Winners:  Finn Balor and Seth Rollins

Natalya is in the locker room with her team and Ember says the Riott Squad will be looking over their shoulders.  Natalya asks Nia about Alexa and Mickie acting like they run the place.  Nia says she has a PSA.  Mocking Nia Jax will get you hurt.  Bayley and Sasha Banks stay in the locker room and Bayley says nothing before leaving.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Seven:  Alexa Bliss, Liv Morgan, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, and Mickie James versus Bayley, Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, Ember Moon, and Natalya

Sasha and Liv start things off and Logan is tagged in so they can double team Sasha with kicks and forearms.  Logan with forearms and she rubs her forearm across Sasha's face.  Logan with knees to the midsection but Sasha blocks a kick and kicks Logan.  Sasha is sent to the apron but Sasha with a knee and slingshot knee strike to Logan for a near fall.  Sasha with an arm bar.

Ember tags in and she works on the arm and sends Liv to the mat with an arm wringer for a near fall.  Ember with an Irish whip and handspring forearm into the corner.  Ember with a springboard cross body for a near fall.  Ember with a suicide dive to Liv.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Logan with a cobra clutch on Sasha.  Logan with a double leg take down and Mickie tags herself in.  Mickie with kicks in the corner and she chokes Sasha.    Mickie with a reverse chin lock.  Sasha with a jaw breaker but Mickie with a knee and she keeps Sasha from making the tag.  Mickie with an Irish whip and Sasha floats over.  Natalya tags in and she hits a discus clothesline followed by a clothesline and suplexes.  Natalya with a snap mare and she runs over Mickie's back before hitting a drop kick.

Natalya with a sharpshooter but Logan with a chop block on Natalya.  Natalya struggles to get back to her feet and the referee checks on her.  Bayley tags in but Mickie kicks Natalya before Bayley can get in the ring.  Officials check on Natalya and Sasha does too.   Bayley with a belly-to-back suplex on Ruby but Ruby with an STO for a near fall.  Ruby with a side head lock while officials continue to check on Natalya.  Bayley wtih elbows but Ruby holds on to the reverse chin lock.  Bayley backs Ruby into her corner and Nia tags in.  Nia runs Ruby into the turnbuckles and follows with an Irish whip and splash.

Nia presses Ruby over her head and drops her face first to the mat and follows with a leg drop but everyone breaks up the cover.  Everyone is in the ring for a moment until they go to the floor except for Nia.  Nia with a dive onto everyone on the floor.

Natalya gets back to her feet and Mickie with a baseball slide to Natalya's back.  Mickie kicks Natalya and then Ronda Rousey's music plays and she makes her way to the ring.  Ronda checks on Natalya and tries to help her up but Mickie with a baseball slide to Ronda's back. 

Ronda gets up and gives Mickie 'that look'.  Ronda goes into the ring and Ronda with a hip lock take down and arm bar as the referee calls for the bell.

Winners:  Mickie James, Alexa James, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan, and Liv Morgan by disqualification

We go to credits.

 


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