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WWE RAW REPORT: A CONTRACT SIGNING, A CHANGE TO MONEY IN THE BANK?, FIREFLY FUN HOUSE GOES DARKER, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2019-05-13 22:59:00

We are in London, England and your announcers are Michael Cole, Renee Young, and Corey Graves.

Miz makes his way to the ring for MizTV.

Miz welcomes us and he reminds us that Sunday is Money in the Bank.  He reminds people that he has won Money in the Bank and he has cashed in and it changed his career.  He says that one man and one woman will see that happen on Sunday.  Miz mentions his opponent on Sunday, Shane McMahon.  Sunday, they will be locked inside a steel cage and as much as he wants to talk about himself, he wants to talk about his guest. 

He brings out Roman Reigns.

Miz asks Roman what can we expect from him on Sunday against Elias.  

Roman says Elias is a lot of things.  He is young, strong, and charismatic.  Roman says if you want a karaoke performer or a wedding singer, you can walk with Elias.  He has not won any championships and on Sunday, he will bring the Big Fight. 

Miz says they are not usually on the same page but he mentions Roman's role in the new Fast and Furious spinoff and he suggests a collaboration. 

Roman tells Miz he sounds like the old Miz who wants to punch him in the mouth.  Roman says he wanted to talk to the new Miz who stood up to the Authority and chased Shane around the building with a chair.  

Roman says that is the Miz we all want to talk to after seeing the footage.

Miz says he has never been on the same page with Roman or the WWE Universe but it took Shane McMahon to do it.  It is about earning respect from your peers and the audience.  Miz says he has earned that over his thirteen years.  Shane never earned that respect and is his daddy's son.  Miz says he might not be the strongest or the fastest, but he knows how to win.  Shane has attacked his father and run from him at every turn.  On Sunday, none of his power or privilege will matter because Shane will be stuck in a steel cage with him.  There will be nowhere to run and nowhere to hide.  You will regret what you did and you will go down faster than your dad did to a Superman punch.

Shane McMahon's music plays and he makes his way to the stage.

Shane says it is fitting that you are talking about him and he reminds Roman and Miz that he is their boss.  Shane says as of right now, MizTV is over.

Bobby Lashley spears Roman and Elias attacks Miz.

Shane says that they can stay in the ring because they have a match against Elias and Bobby Lashley.

Match Number One:  Elias and Bobby Lashley versus Miz and Roman Reigns

Miz and Elias start things off and Miz with pucnhes and Elas sends Miz to the apron and Miz returns to the ring and gets a near fall with a rollup.  Elias with a punch.  Miz with a knee and kick followed by Reality Check for a near fall.  Miz with a wrist lock and Roman asks to tag in and Miz allows it.  Elias goes to the floor to get into Roman's head.  Lashley tags in and they lock up.  Lashley poses on the break and Roman blocks a punch.  Lashley with a shoulder tackle for a near fall.  Lashley with a front face lock but Roman backs Lashley into the corner and connects with shoulders. 

Lashley with an elbow and Roman with a near fall.  Roman with NeverEnding Story and Miz tags in and hits an Awesome Clothesline.  Roman with a punch and then he connects with an elbow to Elias.  Miz with kicks to Elias and Lashley.  Miz with a round kick to Elias but Lashley blocks the round kick.  Miz lands on his feet on a power bomb attempt and Elias drops Miz on the top rope and Lashley with a Flatliner for a near fall.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Shane chokes Miz on the ropes while the referee is not looking.  Elias gets a near fall.  Elias goes to the ropes and he goes Old School with Meteora for a near fall.  Lashley tags in and he hits a running shoulder into the corner.  Lashley with a delayed vertical suplex.  Lashley with elbows to Miz and Elias tags in.  Elias with a kick.  Elias with a chop and punches.  Miz with elbows and punches to get out of the corner but Elias stops Miz from making the tag.  Roman punches Elias and MIz with a DDT.  Lashley tags in and keeps Miz from making the tag.  Lashley with an Irish whip but he misses a shoulder and hits the ring post.

Shane pulls Roman off the apron and sends Roman into the ring steps.

The referee calls for the bell.

Winners:  Roman Reigns and Miz (by disqualification)

After the match, Lashley and Elias work over Miz until Shane throws a few punches.  Miz is worked over and Roman with a plancha onto Elias, Lashley, and Shane.  Roman punches Elias and Shane stops Roman.  Roman with a take down and he punches Shane.  Elias and Lashley go after Roman to allow Shane to escape.  Miz hits Elias and Lashley with a chair and then Roman with Superman punches.

Seth Rollins is in the back talking to a production assistant as we go to commercial.

We are back with a look at Seth Rollins and AJ Styles leading into their match on Sunday.  

We take a look at Braun Strowman throwing Sami Zayn away with the trash last week.

Braun Strowman walks in the back and he is asked about what he did last week and if he has any regrets.  

Braun says his only regret is that Sami was not turned into a cube.  Tonight is about the Money in the Bank ladder match and he will win it again.  

Braun is told by a production assistant that he is wanted in Shane's office.

We go to commercial.

We are back and Sami Zayn is in Shane's office and he says that it is the toxic nature of the fans that has led to some of the actions of the wrestlers.  Sami says the people cheer Braun only when he acts like a monster.

Braun enters and he sees Sami and says that this must be why he was called to the principal's office.  Sami says that Braun is going to be taken out of the Money in the Bank match and Sami is going to get his spot.  Sami says that he will fight for the spot.  Sami suggests a Falls Count Anywhere Match so he can throw Braun into a dumpster. 

Shane reminds Sami that Braun was supposed to face Drew McIntyre and Sami says Shane can figure something out for Drew.

Braun tells Sami he will eat him alive.

Match Number Two:  Mojo Rawley versus Apollo Crews

Crews with a forearm to the back and punches to Rawley.  Crews floats over and he appears to have injured his knee.  Mojo with a shoulder to the injured knee.  Mojo with a running forearm to the head followed by an Alabama Slam for the three count.

Winner:  Mojo Rawley

Alexa Bliss is in the back and she is on the phone.  Alexa is not in a good mood.  She talks about her lost luggage and she mentions her gear was in the bag.  Alexa says that her luggage is her priority.

Nikki Cross stops by and she wants to know if everything is okay. 

Alexa says she does not know how Nikki grew up over here.  She says that she is excited to talk to Nikki.

Nikki says she has been here for four weeks and didn't think people noticed.

Alexa doesn't want to talk about her problems but Nikki says it is okay.  Alexa talks about losing two weeks ago because of her shoes and then she does not have her gear.  She doesn't want to be embarrassed again.  Nikki suggests that Alexa go to the McMahons to explain her situation and Alexa thanks Nikki for taking her place tonight.

We see Becky Lynch and her belts make their way through the back as we go to commercial.

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