Welcome to another edition of Monday Night Raw as they hail from Kansas City, the day after a really good Battleground PPV that was full of surprises. Out of all the surprises, we saw the return of the Undertaker and he targeted Brock Lesnar costing him the WWE Championship. Let’s see how things went on Monday Night Raw!!!
Undertaker Opening Monday Night Raw: It has been how long since we saw the Undertaker opening Monday Night Raw or actually be on Monday Night Raw. He talked about why he attacked Brock Lesnar and said he’s gunning for Lesnar.
Charlotte vs. Brie Bella: Really good match between these two and it looks like Charlotte could get a title shot from Nikki in the future.
Paul Heyman Promo: Man Heyman can deliver the hell out of some promos and this wasn’t any different. After Heyman kept bringing up that Lesnar beat Undertaker @ WrestleMania, the Undertaker showed up, which brought out Lesnar and they beat the hell out of each other as security held them back. Triple H ordered the entire locker room out to separate them so they can save that for Summerslam. The crowd was chanting “This is Awesome” for this segment as they continued to fight on the outside. Great segment!! After commercial break, they continued to fight in the back with everyone still trying to separate them.
Roman Reigns vs. Luke Harper: Before the match started, Ambrose came out to even things out and this match between these two was really physical. Great match until Wyatt got involved and this turned into a brawl where the Wyatts took advantage of Reigns after tossing Ambrose to the side. Ambrose make his way back in the ring to attack the Wyatts, but he was caught by Bray and he was about to hit Sister Abigail until Reigns hit his with the Superman Punch.
Seth Rollins/John Cena Confrontation: Rollins came out to cut a promo about still being the WWE Champion, and then he brought Lillian Garcia in to formally announce him as still being the WWE Champion. Afterwards, the music of John Cena hit and he made his way to the ring and basically dissed Rollins for being a coward of a champion. They were about to locked up, but Rollins took his title and left.
Sasha Banks & Naomi vs. Becky Lynch & Paige: What a tag team match, all these ladies did their thing in this match. The future of the divas division is really bright and Sasha Banks picked up the win for her team.
Cesaro, John Cena & Randy Orton vs. Sheamus, Kevin Owens & Rusev: Star-studded main event where all them put work in, but there were issues with the heels as Sheamus attacked Owens for knocking him down then left, Owens attacked Rusev then left Rusev by himself. After Lana came down to attack Summer Rae, Cena hit the AA on Rusev, Cesaro done the Cesaro Swing and then he sling shot Rusev to the RKO for the win.
Primetime Players vs. Los Matadores: This was a pretty sloppy tag match, New Day came out to distract Titus O’Neil and that distraction caused them the match.
Big Show vs. Miz: No comment!! Seeing Big Show hit an elbow from the second rope was crazy though. Still don’t see how Big Show is fighting for the Intercontinental championship though.
Overall Rating: 8/10- Another really good edition of Monday Night Raw for the 2nd consecutive week and a really good Battleground PPV, the WWE is on a roll. Seeing the Undertaker on Monday Night Raw was amazing and the brawl between him and Brock Lesnar was crazy. I was skeptical about how things would play out but I’m very intrigued now. Prior to the brawl, Paul Heyman delivered a great promo as usual, even the crowd cheered for it. The divas really shined tonight and I’m really digging the Divas Revolution with Sasha Banks, Charlotte and Becky Lynch did their thing. The Roman Reigns/Luke Harper match was really good also, I love the fact they finally have something for Dean Ambrose now and looking forward to where this feud goes. The main event topped off a great night of action and looking forward to the build towards Summerslam, also are we going to have a Champion vs. Champion match @ Summerslam?
Top 5 Happenings on Raw:
1) Undertaker Appearing on Raw
2) Undertaker/Brock Lesnar Brawl
4) Main Event
5) Overall Action on Monday Night Raw