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WWE RAW REPORT: A LOT OF NEW FACES, A NUMBER ONE CONTENDER FOR BECKY, SAMI HAS FUN WITH MONTREAL, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2019-04-15 23:00:00

We are in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and your announcers are Michael Cole, Renee Young, and Corey Graves.

Stephanie McMahon starts things off and makes her way to the ring.

Stephanie welcomes everyone to Raw and the Superstar Shakeup.  Stephanie introduces her brother, Shane McMahon.  Shane shuffles on the stage and then he makes his way to the ring and shuffles in the ring.  

Stephanie asks about her introduction of Shane and then Shane says it was good but gets Mike Rome to do it and then he wants Mike to do it in French.

Shane does it in French and Stephanie says she is impressed.

Stephanie says that through the end of Smackdown, every superstar is eligible to be shaken up.  Shane says you will see some amazing match ups.  Stephanie says this is one of her favorite nights because this starts everyone's journey to next year's Wrestlemania.  Shane stops Stephanie and he wants to go over a few moments from the last few months.

Before Stephanie can announce the first superstar to change brands, Miz' music plays and he attacks Shane from behind.  Shane runs Miz into the ring post and then Shane throws punches in Miz' general direction before sending Miz into the crowd.  Miz hits Shane with a chair and they make their way into the ring.  Shane goes up the ramp while Miz bleeds from the head.

We take a look at Seth Rollins beating Brock Lesnar for the Universal Title at Wrestlemania.

We will have a six man tag match with Baron Corbin, Bobby Lashley, and Drew McIntyre against Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and a mystery partner.

Match Number One:  Ricochet, Aleister Black, Curt Hawkins, and Zack Ryder versus Scott Dawson, Dash Wilder, Ivar, and Erik

Hawkins and Dawson start things off  Dawson with a side head lock and shoulder tackle.  Dawson blocks a hip toss and hip tosses Hawkins.  Hawkins with an arm drag into an arm bar.  Ryder tags in and they hit a side Russian leg sweep and Side Effect combination for a near fall.  Ricochet tags in and kicks Dawson and works on the arm with an arm wringer.  Black tags in and he punches Dawson.  Wilder tags in and Black with an arm drag.  Wilder with a punch and chops.  Ivar tags in and then Erik tags in and Ivar with a forearm.  Ivar with a kick and forearm.  Dawson tags in and he rakes at the face.

Wilder tags in and punches Black.  Ricochet tags in and Black with a knee and Ricochet with a flying knee for a near fall.  Black tags in and he kicks Wilder.  Wilder with a punch and head butt.  Black with a punch.  Ivar tags in and he tags Erik in.  They miss a double clothesline but they catch Black on a quebrada attempt.  Ricochet with a springboard drop kick and then all eight men get into the ring.  Dawson and Wilder are given back body drops and we go to commercial.

We are back and Ivar tags in and he sends Hawkins to Erik for a knee.  Ivar gets a near fall.  Erik tags in and Ivar with a slam and Erik slams Ivar onto Hawkins for a near fall.  Erik with a clothesline and Ivar tags in.  Ivar with a shoulder tackle and he tags Wilder into the match.  Wilder with kicks and Dawson tags in and Dawson drops Wilder onto Hawkins for a leg drop and Dawson gets a near fall.  Dawson with a head butt and he gets a near fall.  Wilder with a reverse chin lock.  Hawkins sends Wilder into the turnbuckles and both men are down.  Dawson tags in and he blocks Hawkins' path to his corner but Ryder tags in and he connects with a clothesline and elbow.  Ryder with knees to Dawson and then he hits a missile drop kick to Wilder.  Ryder with a flapjack to Dawson and a running forearm into the corner.

Black and Ricochet kick Ivar and Erik.  Ryder sends Dawson into the ring and he punches Wilder on the floor.  Erik tags in and he runs into a boot.  Ryder with a Rough Ryder off the turnbuckles.  Dawson sends Ricochet to the ropes but he sends Dawson over the top rope.  Black with a double knee strike.  Ricochet with a moonsault off the ring post.  Ivar with a clothesline to Hawkins.  Hawkins is bieled over the top rope by Ivar and Erik.  Erik with a knee and then Ivar tags in for Fallout and the three count.

Winners:  Ivar, Erik, Scott Dawson, and Dash Wilder

We have a video package for Cedric Alexander and he is coming to Raw.

Zelina Vega and Andrade Almas make their way to the stage and Zelina introduces them to the Raw crowd.  She introduces her business associate Andrade.  Zelina mentions Finn Balor and how he is ordinary but can do extraordinary things.  Over on Smackdown, Almas has exhibited his talents.  One of his many talents is that he is a multi-linguist.  In Montreal, English is a second language.  Fear not, Andrade will address the WWE Universe in their native tongues.  

Andrade throws out a merci and then he tells Finn to listen to what he has to say.  He says he is the most important and he is on Raw.  

Match Number Two:  Finn Balor versus Andrade Almas (with Zelina Vega) in a Non Title Match

They lock up and Balor with a waist lock and Almas with a back elbow.  Almas with a kick to Balor and then Almas with a running double knee strike to the head and he gets a near fall.  Almas kicks Balor in the head and goes for a double underhook move but Balor blocks it.  Balor blocks a power bomb and Almas with a sunset flip but Balor rolls through and hits a drop kick.  Balor with an elbow and Almas with a forearm.  Balor with a drop kick.  Almas goes for a slam but Balor counters with a DDT.  Balor with a baseball slide through the ropes and then he goes to the apron for a running kick but Almas pulls Vega in front of him and he trips Balor on the apron.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Almas with kicks in the corner.  Almas chokes Balor in the corner but misses the double knee strike when Balor moves.  Balor with punches and kicks to Almas.  Balor with a baseball slide into the corner.  Balor holds his knee after hitting the drop kick. Almas blocks an enzuigiri and then he goes for a tornado reverse DDT but Balor blocks it and hits an elevated elbow to the chest.  Balor with slingblade.  Almas with a handspring pele kick for a near fall.  Almas goes to the turnbuckles for a moonsault but Balor moves and Almas goes for a second one but Balor gets his knees up.

Balor with a drop kick and Balor goes up top for Coup de Grace but Almas crotches Balor on the turnbuckles.  Almas goes for a double stomp but Finn moves.  Finn with an enzuigiri and then Finn goes back up top for the Coup de Grace and misses it.  Balor with a spinning back elbow and he goes for the hammer lock DDT but Balor blocks it and gets a near fall with an inside cradle.  Balor clotheslines Almas over the top rope to the floor.  Vega gets on the apron but Balor with a plancha over Vega onto Almas.  Vega with a rana off the apron to Balor and Almas sends Balor back into the rin.

Almas with the hammer lock DDT for the three count.

Winner:  Andrade Almas

We take a look at Elias foreshadowing the return of the Undertaker from last week's Raw.

We go to commercial with the sound of Elias' guitar.

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