Bobby Lashley and Seth Rollins brawl, but Seth Rollins still wants Dean Ambrose. John Cena returns to RAW, but Drew McIntyre has been waiting for him. Alexa Bliss has a talk show, but it’s hijacked by Rousey, Banks, and Jax. The Revival want lumberjack justice, but they can’t seem to catch a break. Strowman wants a face to face with Lesnar, but Lesnar has other plans. Plus more!
This Christmas Eve edition of RAW featured some pretty fun moments and two fine title matches, though in the end it felt a little inconsequential.
The promise of a fresh start on RAW has two number one contender matches, another beating of Baron Corbin, an IC Title open challenge, Ziggler and Balor attempting to settle their differences in the ring, and some retribution for Elias.
The final two teams of the Mixed Match Challenge are determined when Mahalica faces Apollo Crews and Bayley, and Fabulous Truth takes on Awe-Ska in the final weekly episode of season two.
Seth Rollins takes a stand against Baron Corbin an ends up defending his IC Title in a TLC match less than a week before he has to face Dean Ambrose in another TLC match.
The SmackDown quarter finals are decided as Fabulous Truth faces Extreme Flair, and Day One Glow takes on Awe-Ska.
While it did give us more of the same from previous RAWs, there were at least some brighter points on this show compared to last week.
The playoffs start as the four remaining teams from RAW battle to determine who will go on to the semifinals of the Mixed Match Challenge.
RAW was a tough watch this week, saved pretty much only by Seth Rollins’ most recent Intercontinental Title open challenge.
Two teams go home and the bottoms of both brackets face each other for a chance to move on into the playoffs.
Dana Brooke faces Alicia Fox, and Tyler Breeze teams with Apollo Crews to take on the reformed team of Hawkins and Ryder in a fine episode of Main Event.
Charlotte Flair gets a new partner right before taking on Awe-Ska, and Monster Eclipse battles Country Dominance in a night of broken streaks.
The RAW side of Survivor Series is decided on a RAW that wasn’t great until the last few minutes of the show.
Mahalicia looks for their first win against the undefeated Monster Eclipse, and Ravishing Rusev Day makes a poor decision in challenging Fenomenal Flair to a chop-off.
A few very minor surprises didn’t elevate this RAW to much more than average as WWE coasts its way into Crown Jewel this Friday.
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Day One Glow attempts to take down the undefeated team of Awe-Ska, and Team Pawz looks for their first win over B’n’B in another fun episode of the Mixed Match Challenge.
Roman Reigns makes a life-altering announcement on a memorable episode of RAW.
The Shield continues to show cracks while some returns give a bit of freshness to a show that otherwise felt mostly like more of the same from RAW.
Shawn Michaels makes a big announcement, The Bella Twins make a statement at the expense of Ronda Rousey, Lashley and Owens trade places, Trish Stratus responds to Alexa Bliss, The Shield might have fractured, and more on a pretty good episode of RAW.