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WWE RAW REPORT: A CONTRACT SIGNING, THE RETURN OF GTV?, WHO IS IN MONEY IN THE BANK, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2019-04-29 22:59:00

We are back and Miz welcomes us to MizTV.

Miz says it is good to have MizTV back on Raw.  He is still the A lister.  He says this is a new era for him.  Miz says he has been rejuvenated and he is excited for new guests.  Miz brings out Bobby Lashley.

Bobby says he has seen MizTV before and Bobby says he will set the ground rules.  Bobby will only answer the questions Bobby wants to answer. 

Miz appreciates that Bobby is speaking in the third person and Bobby says Bobby does not appreciate his tone.

Miz says that Bobby is the right guest for his return to Raw.  Miz says that some feel that Bobby has not put it all together and not reaching his full potential.

Bobby says Bobby has been back in WWE for a year and he is a two time Intercontinental Champion.  What has Miz done?  

Miz says the old Miz would have run through all of the titles he has won and we would have been here for a very very very long time.  Miz says nobody is questioning his potential.  Miz says he is an overachiever and asks Bobby if he has seen Miz' wife.  Miz says he did that without Bobby's physical ability.  

Bobby wants to talk about what Miz couldn't do at Wrestlemania.  He reminds Miz about the whooping that Shane gave him and his father.  Bobby says Miz had a chance for payback but he screwed it up.  That is why your dad thinks you are useless.

Miz attacks Lashley and Bobby punches back.  Miz with a boot and he throws the chairs at Bobby.

We go to commercial.

Match Number Three:  Miz versus Bobby Lashley

The match is joined in progress and Lashley with a knee and forearm.  Lashley with a delayed vertical suplex.  Lashley gets Miz up for a slam but Miz gets to his feet.  Miz with a boot to Lashley.  Miz with kicks in the corner.  Miz with running knees into the corner two times.  He goes for the Awesome Clothesline but he is stopped by Shane McMahon's music and Shane shuffles on the stage.

Miz avoids Lashley and clotheslines Lashley over the top rope to the floor.  Shane runs to the ring to try to attack Miz but Miz sees it coming.  Miz with a rollup for a near fall followed by a DDT for a near fall.  Miz with kicks to the chest.  Shane gets on the apron and he shows a photo of George Mizanin on the TitanTron.  Lashley with a spear for the three count.

Winner:  Bobby Lashley

After the match, Shane kicks Miz and then 'punches' him.  Miz with a double leg take down and Lashley with a spinebuster.  Shane with more 'punches' to Miz.  Shane with a figure four head scissors and arm bar.

Shane takes a mic and he says it is a shame that Miz is unconscious.  Shane reminds Miz he is the best in the world.  

We go to commercial.

We go to the Goldman Box and Erik says that him and Ivar have destroyed wrestlers everywhere and the raid has begun.

Match Number Four:  Ivar and Erik versus Kalisto and Gran Metalik (with Lince Dorado)

The Lucha House party attack Erik and Ivar on their way to the ring and Dorado and Metalik with suicide dives.  

Kalisto and Ivar start things off and Metalik with a springboard drop kick but it does not knock Ivar down.  Ivar with a cartwheel followed by a clothesline.  Erik tags in and he connects with knees and applies an arm bar.  Ivar tags in and Metalik lands on his feet on a double suplex attempt and Kalisto tags in.  Ivar catches Kalisto and hits a slam.  Erik tags in and he hits a running double knee strike on Metalik.  Erik runs Ivar into Metalik.  Ivar tags in and they hit the Viking Experience for the three count.

Winners:  Erik and Ivar

After the match, Lince Dorado is pulled into the ring and he connnects with punches but Erik with a German suplex as Ivar hits a springboard clothesline.

We go to commercial.

We are back and it is time for another Moment of Bliss and Alexa is on the stage.  She reminds us that she announced the men in the Money in the Bank match for Raw.  Now it is time to introduce the women.  Natalya is the first woman announced.  Natalya says she has never won the Raw Women's championship and when she wins the briefcase, things will change.  The next woman announced is Dana Brooke.  Dana says she is so excited for this opportunity.  She says this is her chance to jump to the front of the line.  She says she is sick and tired of waiting for her turn.  

Natalya wants to know if Dana is talking about her.  Natalya says she has earned everything she has gotten here.

Alexa tells them to let her announce the names and stop with the cattiness.  The next entrant is Naomi.  Naomi says she is a former two time Smackdown champion and her only focus is to become the Raw champion.  She will climb that ladder, retrieve her contract and the champion will get all this glow.

Natalya says she has been waiting for her opportunity.

Alexa says they are worse than the men.  You should be ashamed.  Alexa says they are interrupting an important moment for someone who is hoping for an opportunity to change their lives.  She would like for them to behave for the sanctitiy of the women's division.

Alexa announces that the final participant will be HER.

Alexa says you can leave and give the future two time Miss Money in the Bank her chance.

Naomi suggests why not give the WWE Universe a preview and face each other in the ring.

Alexa says she would, but she doesn't want to.  Alexa says she is not in the right attire and these aren't even her shoes.  Naomi says she can beat Alexa in or out of her shoes.  Maybe you are not as good as you think you are.  Alexa accepts the challenge.

We go to a new Firefly Fun House.  Bray says he loves to paint.  It is a way to express his suppressed feelings.  When you express yourself, no one can truly hurt you.

Rambling Rabbit shows up and asks Bray if he is painting.  Bray shows him the painting and it is a house on fire.   Abby says this isn't time for games.  Rabbit leaves.  Abby says Bray didn't listen to what she said about playing in the fun house.  Bray says that is all in the past.  He says he is sorry for what he did.  Bray asks if you will all forgive him.  Abby says Bray needs to keep it down while she is having her beauty rest.  Bray calls her a sociopath.

Rabbit asks if sociopath is the word of the day and Bray agrees.  Bray says we are out of time.  Bray says he will light the way as long as you let him in.

Match Number Five:  Alexa Bliss versus Naomi

The match is joined in action and Alexa has issues with her laces.  Naomi with a rollup for a near fall.  Naomi kicks Alexa in the leg while Alexa tries to tie her boots.  Naomi with a bulldog into the turnbuckles followed by a round kick and she hits a sliding clothesline.  Naomi with a split leg drop for a near fall.  Alexa wants a time out to tie her boots and then she kicks Naomi and sends her into the turnbuckles.  Alexa with kicks in the corner and a snap mare and reverse chin lock.  Alexa keeps Naomi on the mat with the reverse chin lock.  Naomi with an arm drag and kicks.  Naomi with Speedball 'kicks' but Alexa blocks a kick and takes Naomi to the mat for a near fall.

Alexa chokes Naomi in the ropes.  Naomi with an inside cradle for a near fall.  Alexa with a back heel kick.  Alexa with a cravate but Naomi with elbows.  Alexa escapes a slam and Naomi with a kick.  Naomi goes for a bulldog into the turnbuckles but Alexa escapes and Naomi goes into the turnbuckles.  Alexa slams Naomi's head into the mat.  Naomi with punches but Alexa with a knee.  Alexa sends Naomi to the floor and Alexa ties her shoes again.  Alexa kicks Naomi to the floor.  Naomi with a shoulder and sunset flip for a near fall.  Naomi with a spinning sit out jaw breaker.  Naomi pulls off Alexa's shoes and Naomi is sent into the turnbuckles.  Naomi with Rear View and Naomi hits a split legged moonsault for the three count.

Winner:  Naomi

Rey Mysterio is in the locker room with his son Dominic.  Rey is asked about whether this is his most challenging stretch of his career.  Rey talks about how he was manhandled by Lars Sullivan on his first night on Raw.  It is hard to fight in a land of giants when he is his size.  Rey says he felt like he let down the fans at Wrestlemania and his son.  He will prove that he is the better man tonight against Samoa Joe.

Becky Lynch makes her way to the ring.

We go to commercial.

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