Welcome to our live coverage of Monday Night Raw!
Brock Lesnar's theme music hits to open the show. Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman come out and make their way to the ring. Paul Heyman does his introduction and introduces Brock. Paul gives everyone a look back at what happened last week with Roman Reigns getting attacked by Brock. Paul says the temporary suspension of Roman is lifted. Paul teases for Roman's appearance tonight. Paul then says Roman is not here tonight. Paul says he doesn't give the credit to Brock for Roman not being here tonight. Paul mentions Roman's father and says he didn't raise Roman to be a man. Paul says it's ironic that Roman is not here because of his comments to Brock. Paul says Brock is not man enough to take a beating by Brock. Paul says Roman is not man enough to beat Brock for the title at Wrestlemania. Roman shows up in the crowd. Roman grabs a chair and attempts to swing at him but Brock knocks him down. Roman sends Brock into the post and sends chair shots to the back of Brock. Roman jumps on the steps and goes for a Superman Punch but gets caught with a belly to belly suplex on Roman on the outside of the ring. Brock picks up the steps and hits Roman in the head with it. Brock throws the steps in the ring and brings a chair in the ring. Brock hits Roman again in the head with the steps. Brock hits Roman in the back with a chair over and over. Brock leaves but goes to the ring again and picks up Roman for an F5 on the steel steps. Brock stands tall on the steps raising up the Universal title over his head.
Roman walks up the stage still bruised and battered as we come back from commercial break.
Nia Jax vs. Mickie James
Both women lock up and Nia throws Mickie down. Nia knocks Mickie down and Mickie goes out of the ring.
Nia throws Mickie across the ring over and over. Mickie slaps Nia and Nia chases her. Alexa distracts Nia causing Mickie to knock her down. Nia gets back in the ring and Mickie attacks her knee. Nia throws her down again. Mickie goes back on the attack but Nia picks her up and slams her down. Nia goes for the leg drop but misses. Mickie drop kicks her, covers but gets a 2. Mickie continues to work on the knee of Nia. Mickie goes to the top rope but Nia picks her up and slams her with a Samoan Drop for the win.
Winner: Nia Jax. Alexa attacks Nia but then Alexa runs away as the attack had no effect on Nia.
A recap of Ronda Rousey signing her contract and video comments made from Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are shown.
Cedric Alexander makes his way to the ring for a tag match.
Cedric Alexander and Mustafa Ali vs. Drew Gulak and TJP
TJP dominates on Ali. TJP slams down Ali and flies through the ropes landing on Ali. Gulak gets tagged in and lands a scoop slam. Gulak continues to beat down Ali and lands a back body drop on Ali. Gulak covers but gets a 2. Gulak knocks down Cedric off the apron but Ali counters Gulak and lands a tornado DDT. Cedric gets tagged in and lands a head scissors and a drop kick on TJP. Cedric lands a kick on the apron and springboards onto TJP for the cover but Drew breaks up the count. Ali knocks Drew to the outside and dives onto Drew. TJP tries a roll up but Cedric kicks out. Ali blind tags Cedric as Cedric hits the Lumbar Check on TJP. Ali lands the 054 splash for the win.
Winners: Cedric Alexander and Mustafa Ali.
Miz is in the ring with the Miztourage for MizTV. People chant "Welcome Home". Miz says he lives in LA and welcomes everyone to MizTV. Miz yells at the Miztourage for failing him time after time. Miz says he has been left down on the mat because of them. The Miztourage try to calm him down but Miz tells Bo maybe he should go back to catering. Seth Rollins comes out and says he's enjoying all of this. He makes his way to the ring and says he'll let them continue with their argument. Seth says he can mediate and says Miztourage look under appreciated. Seth says Miz never said thank you to them because Miz wouldn't be champion if not for them. Seth starts a "Miztourage" chant. Miz shuts up the fans. Miz says they know that he is grateful for them. Bo calls him a phony A lister who can't fight. Seth and Miz asks Bo what he just said. Finn Balor comes out and says Miz needs his help too. Finn enters the ring and says Bo called Miz a jerk. Bo says Miz is a phony A lister who can't fight. Miz dares Bo to say that again. Bo tries to say it again but Miz shoves him. Miz says they should be focused on the Intercontinental title and better than all the past champions including Mr. Perfect. Axel gets mad and Miz says he didn't mean to say that. Miz cancels MizTV for tonight. The fans chant "Yes". Miz tries to leave but the Miztourage won't let him. Miztourage suddenly attack Finn and Seth. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows save Finn and attack Miztourage. Miz goes to attack Finn but Finn hits the Sling Blade on Miz. Seth goes for the Curb Stomp but Miz escapes. Seth and Finn are about to go at it but Seth attacks Miz who comes in. Finn knocks down Seth and leaves him lying in the ring.
Kane cuts a backstage promo telling John Cena he is going straight to hell.
Asuka vs. Jamie Frost
Frost is interviewed outside the ring and says Asuka is not ready for her. Frost lands right hands to Asuka but Asuka kicks Frost in the head for the win.
Corey Graves shows Michael Cole the threat by Woken Matt Hardy for his comments about the Ultimate Deletion match.
Woken Matt Hardy says Bray Wyatt is no more and the Great War is over. He says he sets his sights on the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at Wrestlemania.
Sasha Banks confronts Bayley backstage. Bayley just tells her that she is entering the Women's Battle Royal at Wrestlemania. Sasha says if she has something to say, she should say it to her face. Bayley says Sasha screws her over because Sasha can't beat her. Sasha says she is 4 time Women's champion. Bayley asks her how long she kept it. Sasha attacks her and they brawl. Officials break them up.
Braun Strowman comes to the ring for action.
Braun Strowman vs. Sheamus
Sheamus and Cesaro insult Braun and make fun of his entrance theme. Sheamus says they want to know who Braun's partner is for Wrestlemania. Braun calls them whiny babies and says if Sheamus beats him Braun will announce his partner. Sheamus says he wants to know right now. Braun says maybe he will get an answer but Sheamus will most likely get these hands. The bell rings. Sheamus attacks Braun but Braun overpowers and throws him. Braun charges but Sheamus trips him over the top rope. Sheamus tries to beat Braun on the apron but Braun throws him outside. Sheamus gets back in the ring but Braun knocks him again on the apron.
Braun is in control until Cesaro distracts him causing Braun to miss a big boot. Sheamus beats Braun down. Sheamus gets an arm lock on Braun. Braun gets out and knocks down Sheamus over and over. Sheamus goes on the outside and Braun rams Sheamus into the barricade. Braun brings him back in the ring. Cesaro distracts him but Braun gets back in the ring to charge at Sheamus but Braun misses and hits the post. Cesaro goes for a cheap shot but the ref sees him. Braun knocks him off the apron. Braun collides into Sheamus and nails the Power Slam on Sheamus for the win.
Winner: Braun Strowman.
Kurt Angle makes his way to the ring. He introduces Ronda Rousey. Kurt Angle says Wrestlemania is not going to be easy for them. Ronda says Stephanie is tough but she will get her arm ripped off. Absolution come out and Paige says she wants to welcome her to Raw. Paige says this is her house. Paige asks her if she needs backup. Ronda says she's good. Paige says Ronda can be the fourth member of Absolution. Ronda says no. Paige says that was not a good choice. Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose come in but Ronda knocks down Sonya and throws Rose across the ring. Ronda grabs Rose's arm as Rose charges at her and is about to break Mandy's arm but Kurt talks her out of it.
A recap of Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar from earlier tonight is shown.
Gallows and Anderson make their way to the ring for their match.
Anderson and Gallows vs. The Miztourage
Karl Anderson is in control until Bo knocks him off the top rope. Bo dominates and has a head lock on Karl. Karl tries to fight out but Bo keeps him grounded. Axel tags himself in and beats down Anderson. Axel drop kicks Anderson. Axel makes the tag to Bo and Bo wares him down. Bo is in control until Anderson lands a spine buster. Gallows gets tagged in and beats down Axel. Gallows lands a boot on Axel and plants him down with a pump handle slam. Anderson catches Axel with the Boot Of Doom. Bo breaks up the count but Gallows takes Bo out. Anderson lands a block buster off the top rope. Anderson and Gallows nail the Magic Killer on Axel for the win.
Winners: Anderson and Gallows.
Elias is backstage about to make his way to the ring.
Elias is in the ring and insults the fans. Elias sings about the Cleveland Browns. Rhyno makes his way to the ring.
Elias vs. Rhyno
They lock up and both men chop each other. Rhyno knocks him down and goes to work. Elias gains the upper hand and starts stomping away. Rhyno fights out of a chin lock but Elias pulls Rhyno's hair down. Rhyno gets out and chops Elias in the corner. Elias catches Rhyno with a boot and nails the Drift Away for the win.
Winner: Rhyno. Elias attacks Heath Slater as Slater tends to Rhyno and hits Slater with the Drift Away.
Cena vs. Kane - No DQ Match
Cena attacks Kane but Kane lands a right hand to Cena. Kane beats down Cena. Cena starts to fight back but Kane catches a big boot. Kane attacks Cena on the outside and brings him back in the ring to continue the attack. Kane has a head lock applied but Cena breaks out and picks Kane up on his shoulders but Kane collapses on him. Cena tries to fight back but Kane whips him to the steps.
Cena and Kane are in the crowd as Cena nails Kane with the guardrail. Kane suplexes Cena onto the railing. Kane brings Cena back to the ringside area. Kane brings him back in the ring and Cena sits up like Taker as Kane exposes the top buckle. Cena does his comeback and hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena sends Kane to the unexposed buckle and mocks Undertaker. Cena chokeslams Kane and gets a 2 count. Cena gets a table and brings it in the ring. Kane counters Cena and lands a right hand. Kane brings the table in front of the turnbuckle and sends Cena into the table. Kane exits the ring and grabs a table underneath the ring. Kane sets up the table in the ring and has Cena for another chokeslam but Cena counters into the AA through the table for the win.
Winner: John Cena. Cena has the mic and asks where is The Undertaker. Cena says he's a coward. The fans chant for Taker. Cena says it's either a yes or no. Cena says he's fine with a no he will go to Mania as a fan. Cena wants Taker to do something. Cena says Taker has one week left to do something or nothing. Cena says he will let everyone down if he doesn't have an answer next week. Cena leaves the ring.
End Of The Show.