- Kevin Owens def. AJ Styles
- Big E. def. Rusev
- Chris Jericho vs Fandango: No winner
- Zack Ryder vs Stardust vs Sin Cara: No winner
- Charlotte def. Natalya
- Bubba Ray Dudley def. R Truth
- Braun Strowman def. Dean Ambrose by DQ
MONDAY NIGHT RAW - MARCH 21, 2016
Welcome to Monday Night Raw and we kick things off with Stephanie coming out to the ring and she starts off with bad news, Triple H will not be here tonight and for those seeking refunds they can go to the ticket box in the next 60 seconds. He is taking care of WWE business and is why he cannot be here not because of Roman Reigns' brutal, vicious attack and that moment proved why he will never be WWE Champion.
Stephanie calls this a teaching moment and people need to get past their unpettiness and look at the bigger picture and only then will they know the true meaning of success and her and Triple H can buy anyone. Stephanie is then interrupted by Roman Reigns. Stephanie says this is her arena and her ring and Triple H is going to beat Reigns at Wrestlemania
Reigns says Triple H isn't here because he would whip his a--- if he was and at Wrestlemania he's going to beat Triple H and take the WWE Championship and there's nothing Vince can do about it and now Reigns is The Authority. Reigns then exits the ring as Stephanie looks out at him walking up the ramp to the back.
Tonight: Hell In A Cell Announcement
Up Next: AJ Styles vs Kevin Owens
Video: Total Diva's Plug
AJ STYLES VS KEVIN OWENS
Owens with a side headlock on Styles. Styles breaks out of it and counters with a hammerlock. Owens delivers elbows to the head and Owens back to the side headlock bringing Styles down to one knee. Side headlock takedown
Styles gets to his feet delivering elbows. Irish whip to Owens. Leapfrog by Styles and Styles connects with a dropkick. Owens slides to the outside. Styles on the apron goes for a moonsault but Owens side steps and Styles lands on his feet. Owens picks Styles up and bounces him off the barricade as Raw goes to break
Back from break, Owens in control as Styles tries to fight back but Owens drops him to the mat. Styles drops Owens with an enziguri and now it's Styles with punches and a clothesline. Styles in the corner hits the running clothesline across the ring
German suplex countered and Styles plants Owens face first. Styles picks Owens up on his shoulder. German suplex countered again and Styles misses with the pele kick. Owens with a clothesline. Owens in the corner misses with the Cannonball and Styles picks Styles up for a fireman's carry. planting Owens.
Right hand by Styles. Styles seats Owens on the top rope. Styles goes for a hurricanrana but Owens counters and connects with a frogsplash. Owens picks Styles up and goes for the pop up powerbomb. Styles counters with an elbow to the jaw. Styles and Owens trade right hands. Owens with a superkick to Styles. Styles with a pele kick to Owens
Back from break, Owens plants Styles on the top rope delivering right hands. Chops to Styles and Styles fires back with right hands. Owens hooks Styles up and Styles ducks underneath escaping anf he picks Owens up on his shoulder in a backbreaker and plants Owens for a nearfall
Styles goes to the top ropep and Owens meets him there once again climbng the ropes but Styles connects with right hands. Owens picks Styles up on his shoulder and Styles counters delivering a powerbomb to Owens.
Chris Jericho walks out mockingly chanting "AJ Styles". Owens off the distraction picks Styles up on his shoulders. Styles rolls through and looks to lock in the Calf Killer, Jericho on the apron and Owens off the distraction rolls Styles up for the three count
The winner of the match: Kevin Owens
Post Match: Owens says in 30 days we have Wrestlemania and everyone wants to know who Kevin Owens is going to defend his title against at "KO Mania". Dolph Ziggler walks out and says no one deserves that title match more than him. Miz then walks out asking what makes Ziggler thinks he deserves a title shot and tells him to step aside for someone who's actually main evented Wrestlemania. Ziggler and Miz argue back and forth. Sami Zayn is out next and says with all due respect to Ziggler and Miz, he's been waiting a long time to get his hands on Kevin Owens and can't think of a better place or time to do it than for the Intercontinental Championship at Wrestlemania. Owens says the three of them can stop bickering because none of them deserve a shot but it in the interest of fairness he'll go to The Authority and arrange a triple threat match and the winner gets the honour of facing him for his Intercontinental Championship at "KO Mania"
Tonight: Dean Ambrose vs Braun Strowman
Earlier Today: Dean Ambrose out on the town in Philadelphia. Terry Funk gives Ambrose a pep talk and tells him he has something for Ambrose and brings out the chainsaw. He calls Ambrose the best and if Funk had a son he'd want him to be like Ambrose
Video Package: Highlights of Shane McMahon's departure and return to WWE Raw last month and his upcoming Hell In A Cell match against The Undertaker at Wrestlemania
Backstage: New Day making their way out to the ring
League Of Nations are already in the ring coming back from Raw cutting a promo on The New Day and how they're not even in the same class as League Of Nations and throws to video from Last Monday and the beat down on The New Day
New Day come out and Xavier Woods says New Day doesn't and has never sucked but are not surprised League Of Nations is talking all that hot garbage. Woods pulls out cue cards spelling out "YOU ARE TRASH". They comment on each member of League Of Nations and a brawl breaks out between both teams before the referee can break it up
BIG E VS RUSEV
Rusev escapes to the outside not wanting any part of Big E. Big E sends Rusev back into the ring stomping away at Rusev. Shoulder into the gut by Big E. Big E with a boot to the throat. Big E with the big splash from the apron as Raw goes to break
Back from break, Rusev in control of the match and we see action that took place during the break with Big E getting sent into the ring steps. Dropkick by Rusev and Rusev landing stomps to Big E. Headbutt by Rusev.
Boot to the spine by Rusev and an elbow from Rusev. Rusev with a chinlock. Big E with a belly to booty to Rusev and and another one. Rusev misses with a clothesline and a third belly to booty suplex by Big E. Big E misses with the splash and Rusev connects with the spinning back kick. Rusev with a big splash in the corner. Rusev misses with a kick. Big Ending countered by Rusev. Big E plants Rusev for a nearfall
Big E off the ropes runs into a knee by Rusev. Rusev with a kick to the temple and only a 2 count. Back body drop by Big E. Big connects with the big splash. Barrett jumps on the apron and Rusev with a kick to Big E off the distraction. Woods back up takes out Del Rio and Barrett. Sheamus takes out Woods. Sheamus on the apron distracting the referee. Rusev with a stomp to the back looking to lock in The Accolades but Big picks Rusev up on his shoulder and hits the Electric Chair Drop
Sheamus back up on the apron and Big E spears Sheamus off the apron. Big E picks Rusev up and delivers The Big Ending for the three count
The winner of the match: Big E.
Wyatt Family cut a promo on tonight's main event featuring Braun Strowman taking on Dean Ambrose and each member takes a turn speaking. Strowman speaks last saying tonight he offers up Dean Ambrose as his sacrifice
Big Show comes out to the ring and takes the mic. He says he's been coming to Philadelphia for 20 years and they've always kept it real. In the past he's run his mouth about a lot of things and how he's the greatest giant of all time. But there is one true greatest giant and that is Andre and all other giants strive to be like Andre. Winning the battle royal last year meant a lot to him and this year he's looking to be a 2 time winner
Socail Outcasts come out and says soon Big Show will be known as Social Outcast's largest victim. Bo Dallas says they're like a Cinderella story. Curtis Axel says no they're like Voltron and they're going to throw Show over the top rope.
Adam Rose says Show is in big trouble. Show says the only problem he has is which hashtagging troll he's going to knock out first. Slater says the only hashtag that'll be trending is #thebiggertheyarethehardertheyfall and Social Outcast beat down Show until Kane comes out and cleans house
Show gets up and hugs Kane then climbs the ropes and celebrates but Kane taps him on the shoulder and Show turns around. Kane then chokeslams Show
Headline: Fifth Harmony to sing America The Beautiful at Wrestlemania
Stan Hansen announced as the latest inductee into the WWE Hall Of Fame Class Of 2016
CHRIS JERICHO VS FANDANGO
Fandango is in the ring and Jericho is out next. AJ Styles runs down to the ring and goes after Jericho chasing him out of the ring pointing to the Wrestlemania sign
The winner of the match: No Winner
Video: The Shane McMahon-Undertaker Hell In A Cell match highlight package is shown again
Backstage: Kevin Owens is talking to referees
Up Next: Triple threat match, the winner faces Kevin Owens at Wrestlemania for the Intercontinental Championship
Kevin Owens is in the ring with mic in hand and does announcing duties for the triple threat match
STARDUST VS ZACK RYDER VS SIN CARA
Ryder with a dropkick to Sin Cara. Stardust breaks up the nearfall and throws Ryder to the outside. Stardust missex with a clothesline. Sin Cara with an armdrag. Hurricanrana by Sin Cara. Ryder pulls Stardust to the outside bouncing his head off the apron. Sin Cara off the apron with a moonsault taking out Ryder and Stardust.
Ryder with a big elbow to Sin Cara. Mid-ring collision between Sin Cara and Zack ryder. Sami Zayn makes his way down to ringside. Dolph Ziggler and Miz follow as they all confront Owens
Ryder sends Stardust over the top rope and Owens sends Ryder into The Miz and a brawl breaks out with everyone ganging up on Owens. Owens retreats back up the ramp leaving Zayn, Miz, Ziggler, Ryder, Sin Cara, and Stardust in the ring
The winner of the match: No Winner
Earlier Tonight: Roman Reigns confronts Stephanie McMahon
The Authority's Office: Stephanie is on the phone and Kevin Owens walks in saying none of the six men who just attacked him deserve a match against him at KO Mania. Stephanie says it's not KO Mania it's called Wrestlemania and if Owens wants the spotlight so bad then at Wrestlemania he'll be defending his Intercontinental against all 6 men who just attacked him and since Owens speaks about climbing the ladder of success that match will be a ladder match
Parking Lot: Stephanie is walking up to a limo that's pulling in and Triple H steps out and helps her into the car. The garage door is raised to reveal Roman Reigns standing in front of the limo and he goes after Triple H beating him down and throwing him into the rear of the limo. Triple H gets a punch in and manages to escape, getting back in as the lim drives off
NATALYA VS CHARLOTTE
Natalya with a quick roll up. Charlotte shoves Natalya and WOOOOO's in her face. Natalya with chops. Natalya grabs Charlotte's leg and trips her up. Surfboard on Charlotte.
Natalya off the ropes with a dropkick to Charlotte. Charlotte to the outside an Natalya connects with the discus clothesline. Charlotte and Natalya back in the ring and Charlotte with a kick to Natalya a slam by Charlotte and Charlotte has Natalya in the corner unloading with chops.
Charlotte stomps away at Natalya. Charlotte with punches in the corner and Charlotte pointing to the Wrestlemania sign as Natalya lifts her up and powerbombs her. Natalya locks in the Sharpshooter and Charlotte crawls towards the rope. Natalya sent face first into the turnbuckle. Nearfall with Charlotte's feet on the rope. Natalya attempts another Sharpshooter. Charlotte kicks Natalya away and nails her with a right hand from behind and hits the Natural Selection for the three count
The winner of the match: Charlotte
Earlier Tonight: Dean Ambrose's run in with Terry Funk
Video: The Rock returning to Wrestlemania 32 in 13 days
BUBBA RAY DUDLEY VS R TRUTH
Bubba Ray unloads on Truth with punches asking him "what the hell he wants a piece of this for" Bubba Ray with a clothesline. Bubba stomps on Truth and deilvers a right hand.
Elbow to Truth. Truth tries to fight back. Bubba with an irish whip misses with a clothesline. Truth in the corner with the running forearm. Bubba misses another clothesline and Truth with a kick. D-von knocked off the apron. Big boot by Bubba for the three count
The winner of the match: Bubba Ray Dudley
Post Match: The Dudleys double team Truth until Goldust runs down to even up the odds taking out The Dudleys until They deliver a neckbreaker and The Usos run down and a brawl breaks out as The Usos clean house. Superkick lays out Devon. The Usos bring out the table but Bubba Ray pulls D-Von to safety
Vince McMahon walks out to the ring and takes the mic. Vince tells everyone to be quiet and be nice and reminds everyone his former son Shane will compete against Undertaker in Hell In A Cell. If Shane happens to win the match then Shane will run Monday Night Raw
The fans start cheering and Vince says that enables Shane to do stuff like what happened last Monday night. Vince says Shane will fight with every breath in his body and calls Shane the most formidable opponent Undertaker's ever had. Vince asks if Undertaker will defeat Shane and he damn well better. Vince calls Undertaker his creation but also his bitch and if Undertaker doesn't defeat Shane it will be Undertaker's last
DEAN AMBROSE VS BRAUN STROWMAN
Strowman stalks Ambrose. Waistlock by Ambrose. Strowman misses with a clothesline. Strowman with a shoulderblock to Ambrose. Ambrose gets thrown across the ring. Strowman gets dumped to the outside. Dive through the ropes by Ambrose.
Ambrose goes for another dive but Strowman catches him with a right hand. Ambrose pulled to the outside gets sent into the barricade. Back in the ring Strowman works over Ambrose's neck applying a nerve hold.Ambrose with a jawbreaker.
Strowman with a clothesline. Ambrose once again gets thrown across the ring. Clothesline by Strowman. Strowman misses with a clothesline. Ambrose with a sleeperhold and Strowman backs Ambrose into the corner
Back to work on Ambrose's neck. Strowman picks Ambrose up for a Celtic Cross but Ambrose counters and delivers a missile dropkick from the second rope. Ambrose unloads with forearms on Strowman. Dirty Deeds countered and Strowman charges hitting the ring post shoulder first. Ambrose grabs a chair and unloads on Strowman causing the referee to call for the bell
The winner of the match by DQ: Braun Strowman.
Post Match: Strowman mows Ambrose down and shoves him into the ropes. Ambrose with the rebound clothesline and the Dirty Deeds on the chair and celebrates at ringside to close out Raw