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Elias opens the show, does his introduction and plays his guitar. Elias says he will become valuable after Money In The Bank after he defeats Seth Rollins and becomes Intercontinental Champion. He is proud of what he did to Seth Rollins and shows the clip of the guitar hit on Rollins from last week over and over. Elias sings about beating Rollins at Money In The Bank and insulting the Texas crowd. Seth Rollins comes out and makes his way to the ring. Rollins reaches under the ring and gets a chair while Elias holds his guitar. Seth gets in the ring and both men square off with each weapon. Seth knocks the guitar out of Elias' hand with the chair. Jinder Mahal attacks Seth from behind. Jinder and Elias beat Seth down. Roman Reigns runs to the ring and takes out Elias and Jinder. Kurt Angle comes out and announces Roman and Seth vs. Jinder and Elias to happen right now.
Michael Cole introduces David Otunga at the announce table for tonight.
Elias and Jinder Mahal vs. Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins
Rollins runs in to attack Jinder and Roman attacks Elias. Seth brings Jinder in the ring and lands a drop kick. Roman gets tagged in and clotheslines Jinder. Seth gets tagged in and continues his attack. Seth gets pushed into the corner as Jinder and Elias double team Seth. Elias Elias is in control as he hangs Seth off the ropes. Seth tries to fight back but Elias clotheslines Seth down. Elias has a arm submission on Seth. Seth tries to fight out but Elias gets Seth back down in a chin lock. Elias brings Seth back down and gets him in a sleeper hold. Elias prevents a tag but Seth kicks Elias. Elias fights back and tries to land a knee but misses. Jinder gets in and attacks Seth but Seth tosses him outside. Roman gets tagged in and dominates Jinder. Roman knocks down Elias on the apron. Jinder lands a boot to Roman but Roman nails him with a boot. Elias gets tagged in and gets nailed by Roman with a right hand. Roman knocks Jinder off the apron as he was going for a Superman Punch. Roman goes for the Drive By on Jinder but Elias clocks him and knees him in the face. Back from commercial, Elias dominates Roman with right hands. Jinder comes in and continues the beat down. Jinder lands a knee to Roman. Elias gets tagged in and knocks Seth off the apron. Roman tries to build momentum but Elias knocks Roman down. Jinder comes in again and gets Roman back in a head lock. Roman fights out and lands a Samoan Drop to Jinder. Roman makes the tag to Seth. Seth unloads on Elias and hits the Sling Blade. Seth lands the Block Buster, Seth covers but Elias kicks out. Both Seth and Elias battle back and forth until Seth gets Elias for the Falcon Arrow. Jinder breaks up the pin fall and Roman hits the Superman Punch. Roman nails the Drive By to Elias. Seth goes for the Curb Stomp but Singh distracts Seth. Roman goes to attach him but Jinder attacks Roman and tosses him over the barricade. Seth fights off Elias and lands a Suicide Dive onto Jinder. Singh goes to hit Seth with a chair but Seth catches him. Seth chases him but Elias catches Seth with a DDT on the chair. Elias picks Seth up for the Drift Away for the victory.
Winners: Elias and Jinder Mahal.
Curt Hawkins is in the ring and says he is sitting at 199 losses. Hawkins says once he is victorious tonight he will give the fans free tacos. Curt introduces James Harden as his opponent.
Curt Hawkins vs. James Harden
Both men lock up and Curt slaps him in the corner. Curt throws him to the ropes and body slams him. James counters Curt in the corner but Curt kicks him away. Curt sets up James for something until Baron Corbin's music hits. Corbin hits End Of Days on Harden as the referee calls for the bell.
Winner: James Harden by DQ.
Corbin bounces Curt's head on the taco table and tosses the table onto Curt.
Kurt is texting on his phone as Baron Corbin walks in. Kurt asks what is wrong with him. Baron Corbin says he has been overlooked on Raw so he went to Stephanie McMahon and she made Baron her new constable.
Nia Jax vs. Natalya
Both women lock up and Nia pushes her down. Natalya has a head lock on Nia. Natalya tries to bring her down but Nia pushes her away. Natalya goes from behind and Nia pushes her away. Natalya lands a drop kick but Nia still stands. Nia bounces off the ropes and knocks Natalya down. Back from commercial, Nia has a head lock on Natalya. Natalya breaks out of it with a jaw breaker. Natalya tries to lift Nia but Nia takes her down. Natalya kicks Nia away and hits another jaw breaker. Natalya kicks Nia down. Natalya pounds away but Nia throws her into the corner. Nia charges but Natalya moves out of the way. Natalya lands a clothesline to Nia, covers but Nia kicks out at 2. Natalya bounces off of Nia but looks as if she hurt her knee. Nia capitalizes and lands the Samoan Drop for the win.
Winner: Nia Jax.
Nia looks concerned for Natalya as Natalya holds her knee in pain. Ronda Rousey makes her way to the ring to check on her. Nia geos to check and Ronda pushes her away. Nia pushes Ronda back and the two go face to face. Ronda yells at her to leave. Ronda and the referee help Natalya out of the ring.
Bobby Roode is interviewed backstage and says he is ecstatic to be in the Ladder match and he thrives in the spotlight. Bobby says it's his chance to be Universal Champion and it will be glorious. Bobby says he's never seen a man like Braun Strowman but his goal for this match is to survive him.
Bobby Roode and Braun Strowman make their way to the ring for their match.
Bobby Roode vs. Braun Strowman
Both men lock up and Braun shoves Bobby down. Bobby goes from behind but Braun throws him off. Bobby chops Braun's chest but Braun throws him again. Bobby goes to the middle rope but Braun grabs him by the throat. Bobby fights out and tries to take out his leg. Braun catches Bobby and throws him into the air onto the mat. Braun throws Bobby for a double arm suplex. Braun tries to charge at Bobby but Bobby moves out of the way sending Braun into the ring post. Bobby pulls out a ladder and wedges it between the apron to the barricade. Bobby has Braun chase after him and Bobby moves under the ladder. Bobby asks him what he's going to do now and mocks Braun. Braun breaks the ladder with his hands. Braun catches Bobby and sends him into the barricade. Braun sends Bobby back into the ring and picks him up and nails the Power Slam for the win.
Winner: Braun Strowman.
Kevin Owens is interviewed and says he doesn't care about anyone that stands between him and the Money In The Bank contract. Owens says Finn Balor failed as Universal Champion and he couldn't beat Braun last week. Owens says he will prove that Balor is nothing but an Irish Myth.
Ronda helps Natalya who is on crutches and Nia checks on her as well. Ronda tells her to go away and Natalya says she knows it was an accident she just needs time to herself.
Renee introduces the Raw Tag Team Champions Bray Wyatt and Woken Matt Hardy. Renee asks how it feels to watch the tag teams battle for the right to face them for their titles. Bray says any team that has the audacity to face them will be facing Woken Warriors, Fire Flies and Gods. Bray says they will feel what it means to be Woken. Hardy says they are unstoppable. Hardy asks Renee if she considers herself Woken. Renee says Yes and Hardy says "Wonderful"! Hardy and the audience clap. Bray says whoever the #1 contenders are they will be destroyed and deleted.
The Revival vs. Titus Worldwide vs. Breezango vs. The B Team vs. Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler vs. Rhyno and Heath Slater vs. The Ascension - #1 Contender Battle Royal
All men go at it before the introduction. Breeze eliminates Ziggler with a drop kick. McIntyre big boots everyone and attacks everyone with Ziggler. Officials kick them out of the ring. Titus gets eliminated. Victor gets eliminated by Fandango. Fandango gets eliminated after that.Wilder gets eliminated by Rhyno. The B Team is about to eliminate Rhyno until Slater saves him. Slater has Bo on his shoulders and Bo's legs hit Rhyno off the apron for the elimination.
Winners: The B Team.
Bobby Lashley comes out and makes his way to the ring. Bobby calls out Sami Zayn. Sami's music hits. Sami doesn't come out. Sami's voice is heard and Sami appears in the crowd. Sami tells him he will not come to the ring to face him. Sami complains about Bobby breaking his hand last week. Sami puts up quotes from Bobby on Instagram and mocks him. Sami says Bobby sent him a link to his fan club. Sami says Bobby is trying to get one over on all the fans but he is too smart to fall for his tricks. Bobby asks where he is going with all of this. Bobby says instead of stalking his social media accounts he should face him in the ring. Bobby asks where Sami is going as Sami leaves. Sami says everything about Bobby is a lie. Sami asks if he really has sisters. Bobby gets serious as Sami mocks him and says he probably never even served in the military. Bobby looks at Sami with a death stare.
A recap from the tag match earlier tonight is shown.
Jinder Mahal is interviewed backstage and says Roman is a jealous bitter man. He says Roman thinks there is a conspiracy against him even though he gets opportunity after opportunity. Jinder says Roman will find out that the storm is coming.
Renee is interviewing Roman and Roman says Jinder has done nothing compared to him and expects to be handed everything. Jinder says how dare he says that and dares Roman to say it to his face. Roman agrees and heads to Jinder. Roman roams around and finds Jinder. Both men exchange fists and Roman slams into a wall. Officials break them up.
Alexa Bliss makes her way to the ring.
Alexa Bliss, Sasha Banks and Ember Moon vs. Riott Squad
Ember and Ruby start off. Both women lock up and Ruby hip tosses Moon. Ember lands on her feet after another hip toss. Ruby shoulder tackles Moon down. Ember knocks down Ruby and spring boards onto Ruby with a cross body. Bliss goes in, both women go back and forth until Bliss buckles her knee. Bliss tags in Sasha and Bliss leaves the ring and goes up the entrance ramp. Liv is dominating Moon as we come back from commercial. Logan gets tagged in and she head butts Ember. Ruby gets tagged in and continues to attack Moon. Moon fights her off and tries to make a tag but Ruby throws her down to the mat. Moon escapes Ruby and tags Banks. Banks clears house on everyone. Banks attacks Liv in the corner and goes for a head scissors but Liv plants her chest first on the mat. Riott Squad beat down Banks. Morgan takes down Banks. Riott Squad takes out Ember on the apron. Liv continues to dominate on Sasha. Sasha fights back and dives off the middle rope with the double knees to logan and Ruby. Bayley's music hits and attacks Logan and Ruby. Bayley nails the Bayley to Belly on Logan and the referee counts for the pinfall.
Winner: Bayley, Sasha Banks and Ember Moon.
Baron Corbin says to Kurt backstage and says this was unfair. Corbin demands for Kurt to tell Bayley, Banks and Moon that their win does not count. Kurt leaves the office.
Banks, Ember and Bayley celebrate their win. Kurt comes up to them and says they are disqualified since Bayley was not officially in the match.
Big Show is on the stage promoting the Special Olympics and introduces the competitors in the games. Big Show says he is proud to stand by their sides and tells the WWE Universe to show their support.
Finn Balor makes his way to the ring for his match.
Finn Balor vs. Kevin Owens
Both men lock up. Owens tries to strike him in the corner but Balor dodges. Owens slams Balor down from behind and slaps him on the back of the head. Balor goes after Owens and Owens gets out of the ring. Owens kicks Balor in the gut and gives him a side head lock. Owens knocks Balor down and gives him a sleeper hold. Finn gets out and nails a hip toss. Finn has an arm submission on Owens. Owens gets out and punches Finn in the gut. Owens takes control with chops. Finn rolls through and nails a drop kick. Finn takes control of Owens arm. Owens regains momentum after irish whipping Finn to the corner. Finn kicks Owens from the apron and goes for the Coup De Grace until Owens escapes the ring. Owens has a sleeper hold on Balor as we come back from commercial break. Owens takes a shot to Finn's back. Finn kicks away Owens. Owens kicks Balor away. Owens is on the middle rope but Finn kicks him down. Finn goes on the top rope but Owens leaves the ring. Finn dives over the top and flips onto Owens on the outside. Fin tries to get Owens on the apron but Owens hangs Finn on the ropes. Owens stomps on Finn's arm and starts to work on the arm with a submission. Owens throws Finn down and tries the Senton splash but Finn moves out of the way. Owens kicks Finn in the gut and lands a blow to the back. Owens catches Finn and tries to go for the power bomb but Finn takes Owens down and lands a double foot stomp. Finn battles back on Owens and lands punches to him in the corner. Finn is in control and drops an elbow onto Owens. Finn covers but gets a 2. Owens catches Finn with a roll up but Finn kicks out. Owens kicks him in the head and covers but Finn kicks out. Owens picks Finn up, bounces him off the ropes but Finn catches him with Sling Blade. Finn drop kicks Owens into the turnbuckle. Finn goes to the top rope but Owens knocks him off. Finn hangs up side down on the turnbuckle and Owens stomps away. Owens keeps stomping at Finn and the ref calls for the bell. Owens goes off the top rope and nails a frog splash onto Finn. Owens goes under the ring and brings out a ladder. Owens brings it into the ring and sets it up in the middle of the ring. Owens climbs the ladder and goes to grab the briefcase hanging up. Owens is about to jump off but cowards out. Finn gets up and attacks Owens. Finn climbs the ladder and hits the Coup De Grace from the top of the ladder. Finn climbs the ladder and grabs the briefcase.
Winner: Finn Balor by DQ.
End Of The Show.