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WWE RAW REPORT: A TAG TITLE MATCH, WHO IS FIRST IN THE CHAMBER MATCH?, AN INTERESTING END TO THE SHOW, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2019-02-11 23:00:00

We see Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville on the TitanTron and they mention how they have been in so many memorable moments so it makes sense that they become the first tag team champions.  Sonya says they know what it feels like to land on the grates in the chamber.

Match Number Two:  Drew McIntyre versus Finn Balor

Rush and Lashley distract Balor as the bell rings and Drew attacks Balor.  Drew with a hard Irish whip and he punches Balor.  Drew with a forearm to the back.  Drew with an arm bar and chin lock.  Drew with a knee but Balor with a drop kick.  Drew grabs Balor by the throat and thinks about suplexing Balor to the floor but he gets him to the apron.  Balor avoids Drew and Drew goes shoulder first into the ring post.  

Balor is tripped by Rush and Balor with a baseball slide to Rush.  Balor with Slingblade and a drop kick that sends Drew into the turnbuckles.  Balor goes up top and Lashley pushes Balor off the turnbuckles.

Winner:  Finn Balor (by disqualification)

After the match, Lashley attacks Balor and Drew goes for the steps and Kurt Angle makes his way to the ring.  Angle with punches to Drew and then he hits a German suplex on Lashley and Drew.  Angle puts Rush in the ankle lock.  

Baron Corbin attacks Kurt Angle from behind.  Lashley punches Angle and Corbi with an elbow.

Braun Strowman's music plays and he makes his way to the ring and he attacks Drew and Lashley.  Corbin sees Strowman entering the ring and Corbin runs at Strowman and Strowman with a head butt.  Strowman goes for a power slam but Drew makes the save.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Three:  Drew McIntyre, Baron Corbin, and Bobby Lashley versus Finn Balor, Kurt Angle, and Braun Strowman

The match is joined in progress and Strowman with a forearm to Drew.  Angle tags in and he kicks Drew.  Angle with a wrist lock and Finn tags in and comes off the turnbuckles with a double sledge to the arm.  Drew with a knee and Corbin tags in.  Drew and Corbin kick Finn and then Lashley tags in.  Lashley with forearms to Balor.  Lashley chokes Balor in the ropes.  Drew tags in and he kicks Balor.  Balor with forearms but Drew keeps Balor from making the tag.  Balor with a satellite DDT and both men are down.  Angle tags in and he hits a German suplex and holds on for a second one and then finishes the Three Rivers Combination.  Drew avoids an Olympic Slam and Angle with a boot and missile drop kick.  Angle with an Olympic slam but Corbin breaks up the cover.

Lashley with a Flatliner to Angle and Drew gets a near fall.  Corbin with elbows to the upper chest and then he applies a chin lock and half nelson.  Angle with punches but Corbin with a back elbow for a near fall.  Lashley tags in and he punches Angle.  Lashley with punches and shoulders to Angle.  Lashley with kicks to the leg and a snap mare followed by a reverse chin lock.  Lashley with an Irish whip and he runs into a boot from Angle.  Drew tags in and he stops Angle from making the tag and Drew punches and kicks Angle.  

We go to commercial.

We are back and Drew taunts Angle but Angle slaps Drew.  Balor and Baron tag in and Balor with kicks to Corbin as well as Drew.  Balor with a clothesline and running chop into the corner.  Corbin with an Irish whip and Balor floats over.  Balor with an enzuigiri.  Corbin blocks a Slingblade and hits a choke breaker for a near fall.  Lashley tags in and he works on Balor's back.  Lashley goes for a power bomb but Balor escapes.  Balor with a back body drop but Lashley holds on for a sunset flip.  Balor rolls through and hits a drop kick.  Corbin knocks Angle of the apron and Drew pulls Braun off the apron.  Braun punches Drew and then he goes after Corbin but he takes too long and Drew with a Claymore.  

Balor is in his corner but his partners are down.  Lashley sets for a running shoulder but Balor moves.  Balor with a plancha onto Corbin and Drew.  Balor with an enzuigiri and Finn goes up top but he punches Rush first.  Balor goes up top and Lashley crotches Balor.  Lashley with a Dominator for the three count but Balor's foot was on the ropes for a moment but the referee did not see it.

Winners:  Bobby Lashley, Baron Corbin, and Drew McIntyre (not so fast)

After the match, another referee makes his way to the ring to tell the referee for the match that Balor had his foot on the rope.  The referee says the match will be restarted.

We go to commercial.

We are back ad Corbin gets a near fall on Balor.  We take a look at Drew McIntyre hitting a Claymore on Braun during the commercial break that sent him into the crowd.  Baron with a chin lock and half nelson. Baron slides around the post and Balor avoids the clothesline and hits an elevated elbow drop.  Lashley tags in and he connects with an elbow.  Lashley with a running shoulder into the corner.  Lashley gets Balor up but Balor gets to his feet and hits a double stomp.  Balor with an enzuigiri.

We see Braun emerge from behind the ringside barrier and he makes his way back to ringside.  Angle is still down and Strowman tags in and he hits running shoulder tackles on Lashley.  Strowman with a splash to Lashley followed by a forearm across the chest.  Strowman with a forearm to Corbin and then to Drew.  Braun goes to the floor and he knocks Drew, Corbin, Lashley, and Rush down with shoulder tackles.  Corbin grabs the leg but Angle with a German suplex on the floor.  Strowman gets back into the ring and he clotheslines Drew over the top rope to the floor.  Strowman with a power slam to Lashley and he tags in Balor who hits Coup de Grace for the three count.

Winners:  Finn Balor, Kurt Angle, and Braun Strowman

We take a look at Kevin Owens, who is returning to Raw.  He says he has been recovering from his knee surgery.  Kevin says he has been spending as much time with his family and enjoying his time with his wife and kids.  Kevin says he has been paying attention to Raw and Smackdown.  He says it has been rough to watch because he is watching people doing what he does best.  Kevin says he is coming back in about a month.  Then the Kevin Owens Show returns.  Kevin throws a gutter ball.

Becky Lynch is in the back and she is asked what will happen if she does not apologize and the match is called off.  Becky tells Charly it is none of her damn business and Becky walks away.

Match Number Four:  Nikki Cross versus Ruby Riott

They lock up and they go around the ring until a stalemate.  Nikki with a rollup for a near fall.  Nikki with a side head lock.  Ruby with a forearm to the ribs and a punch but Nikki with a cross body for a near fall.  Nikki with a front face lock and Nikki with a head lock while on Ruby's back.  Ruby backs Nikki into the corner.  Ruby misses a splash into the corner but Ruby sends Nikki into the turnbuckles for a near fall.

We take a look at Becky Lynch standing in the hall and Ronda shows up.  Ronda asks what is more important, history or your ego.  She says that you could make history for women all over.  She tells the man to man up.  Apologize, even if you don't.  If you do not apologize, it proves you are too much of a coward to face her.

Meanwhile, there is still wrestling in the ring and Nikki with an arm drag and head butt.  Ruby with an STO and she gets a near fall.  Ruby with a knee to the back.   Nikki with a forearm and she misses a cross body.  Ruby with a kick to Nikki.  They both go to the apron and Nikki with elbows and a reverse DDT onto the apron, which is the hardest part of the ring.  Nikki with a cross body off the apron.  NIkki pulls Ruby into the ring skirt and Nikki with forearms.  Nikki goes up top and Ruby kicks Nikki to the mat.

Ruby with the Riott Kick for the three count.

Winner:  Ruby Riott

We see Paul Heyman in the back talking to a production assistant.

We go to commercial.

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