WWE Monday Night RAW
Location: Albany, NY
Date: May 5, 2014
Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler, and JBL
Tonight’s WWE RAW Pre-show opens up with fans piling into the Times Union Center in Albany, NY. Josh Mathews, Booker T and Alex Riley are joined by Natalya. They hype tonight’s show. Booker hypes tonight’s battle royal. Riley announces that Big E will get his rematch against Bad News Barrett. Also, Bray Wyatt‘s crusade will continue. Mathews hypes Extreme Rules and we see footage from the main event. We also see footage from the post-match press conference where Daniel Bryan spoke. Natalya talks about The Authority going after Bryan and Brie Bella as 3MB comes out for a Superstars match. Booker T says Brie is with Bryan for the money. Riley brings up Sharmell and Booker says she’s ride or die. Everyone else rips on Booker for thinking that.
– Mathews shows us video from The Shield vs. Evolution last night. We see the post-match press conference of The Shield speaking. The panel talks about The Shield’s success and tonight’s battle royal. We come back from Network commercials and see how Bray Wyatt defeated John Cena at Extreme Rules. We also see Bray speaking at his post-match press conference. More talk about Cena and Wyatt before we see how Cesaro defeated Rob Van Dam and Jack Swagger at Extreme Rules. More press conference videos. The panel talks more about last night’s matches. We go backstage to The Shield. Ambrose says you don’t hang onto the US Title for one year if you can’t handle pressure. He doesn’t see the battle royal being against tough odds, he sees it as another night at the office. Ambrose says he’s going to throw punches until his arm falls off because he’s the dirtiest, meanest son of a gun walking the planet. Seth Rollins says Ambrose has this but something doesn’t feel right about the situation. Roman Reigns says they have Ambrose’s back. They walk off and we go back to the panel. We see JBL, Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole making their way out. Natalya predicts Ambrose will retain but Riley predicts a new champion. That’s it for the pre-show.
– Tonight’s WWE RAW kicks off with Michael Cole welcoming us. The Shield makes their way through the crowd to a big pop.
20-Man Battle Royal for the WWE United States Title: WWE United States champion Dean Ambrose, Big Show, Mark Henry, Xavier Woods, R-Truth, Goldust, Cody Rhodes, Fandango, Titus O’Neil, Kofi Kingston, Zack Ryder, Santino Marella, Sheamus, Ryback, Curtis Axel, Dolph Ziggler, Heath Slater, Sin Cara, Jack Swagger and Damien Sandow
Dean Ambrose waits in the ring as Reigns and Rollins keep watch at ringside. The bell rings and here we go. Goldust and Cody work on Ryder. Sheamus works on Axel. Ziggler works on Ryback now. Kofi helps him.
Show eliminates Woods first. Ryder is the second man eliminated. Show stands on Fandango’s chest now. Truth is eliminated next. Sheamus works on Goldust. Titus works on Santino. Ziggler jumps on Show’s back but Show tosses him across the ring. Ambrose and Cody go at it. Fandango and Cody take turns on Slater. Santino keeps hanging on. Cody tries to eliminate Ambrose. Cara and Santino double team Titus. Goldust and Ambrose go at it now. Show eliminates Titus. Ziggler and Slater fight on the apron. Show presses Cara out onto the other guys that were eliminated earlier. Cara is eliminated.
Ziggler almost eliminates himself. Ambrose and Goldust double team Axel but he hangs on. Show and Goldust double team Slater. Show with a big chop to Fandango. Henry works on Ambrose now. Sheamus eliminates Sandow after the forearms to the chest on the apron. Slater actually stole it and eliminated Sandow. We go to commercial with Sheamus working on Ambrose.
Back from the break and several guys are working on Big Show. He shoves them all off as does Henry from the other corner. Show and Henry fight everyone off. During the commercial, Slater was eliminated. Show and Henry meet in the middle of the ring and go at it. Show nails a big chokeslam on Henry. Sheamus with a Brogue Kick on Show. Everyone teams up to eliminate Big Show and he’s out. They team up and eliminate Henry next. Kofi tosses Fandango but he hangs on. Fandango tosses Kofi to the apron but he hangs on. Ambrose eliminates Kofi and Fandango.
Ryback and Axel eliminate Goldust and Cody. Cody may have accidentally knocked out Goldust. Santino tosses Ziggler but he hangs on. Santino pulls out the Cobra and eliminates Ziggler as the crowd boos. Axel and Ryback beat down Santino. They toss him but he hangs on. Santino hits Ryback with a Cobra but Axel eliminates Santino. It’s down to Ambrose, Ryback, Axel, Sheamus and Swagger. Sheamus fights both Ryback and Axel off. Ryback catches a Brogue and turns it into a powerbomb. Ryback’s mouth is busted open. Ambrose and Ryback go at it now. Axel stomps away on Sheamus as fans chant Goldberg at Ryback. Ambrose gets double teamed by Rybaxel now. They toss Ambrose but he hangs on. They try to get him over but Ambrose fights them. Axel is eliminated by Ambrose. Ryback and Ambrose go at it on the apron now. Ryback is eliminated. Swagger attacks but Ambrose hangs on to the top rope. Ambrose eliminates Swagger. Sheamus nails a Brogue on Ambrose as soon as he turns around. Rollins and Reigns look on. Sheamus goes to toss Ambrose and does it for the title.
Winner and New WWE United States Champion: Sheamus
– After the match, The Shield gathers in the ring. Triple H comes out and talks about Extreme Rules. He announces The Shield vs. The Wyatt Family in tonight’s main event. Triple H says The Shield’s luck has run out.
– Still to come, Big E vs. Bad News Barrett and The Wyatt Family will be here. We go to commercial.
– Back from the break and we get an Adam Rose vignette. He’s coming tonight.
– Cole shows us how Sheamus just became United States Title. Renee Young is backstage with Sheamus now. He’s met with a mixed reaction. Sheamus says he’s just been spinning his wheels since coming back from injury. Sheamus says it’s all about timing and tonight was the perfect time for him to step back into glory. She asks if he has any words for Ambrose and he says no hard feelings, fella.
– The announcers show us highlights from Kane vs. Daniel Bryan at Extreme Rules.
– Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan are backstage. Stephanie McMahon knocks loudly and walks in. She congratulates Bryan on his victory last night but all Bryan did was anger Kane. Stephanie says Kane is capable of unspeakable violence when he’s angry. Stephanie says the only way she can guarantee his safety is if he stays in the locker room until his match later tonight. Stephanie leaves and Brie notices Kane’s mask is hanging on the back of the locker room door.
Rob Van Dam vs. Cesaro
We go to the ring and out comes Rob Van Dam to a big pop. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and out comes Paul Heyman. Heyman reminds us that Brock Lesnar conquered The Undertaker’s Streak. Heyman introduces his other client, Cesaro.
They lock up and go at it. Cesaro with an early pin attempt. RVD with a kick in the corner. RVD with a thrust kick from the top. RVD goes for Rolling Thunder and nails it. Cesaro goes to the floor for a breather. RVD poses for the fans as Heyman and Cesaro talk. Cesaro comes back in and drop RVD over the top rope. Cesaro decks RVD in his injured eye from Extreme Rules. RVD blocks a shot and backdrops Cesaro to the floor. RVD leaps out and takes Cesaro out on the floor. RVD poses for the fans and nails a moonsault from the apron. Heyman looks on. RVD brings it back in the ring with a leg drop for a 2 count. Cesaro drops RVD’s face into the top turnbuckle. Cesaro keeps control and drops an elbow for a 2 count.
Fans have chanted CM Punk and Walrus at Heyman. RVD fights back and goes for a kick but Cesaro counters and clotheslines RVD to the floor. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Cesaro is in control inside the ring now. RVD goes for a spin kick but Cesaro ducks. RVD counters with a roll up for 2. Cesaro with a massive stomp for a 2 count. RVD with another roll up for 2. RVD counters again and hits the body scissors for another pin attempt. Cesaro sends RVD to the corner but runs into a boot. RVD with a kick off the corner but he jumps right into a big uppercut for a 2 count. Cesaro with another quick pin attempt. Fans chant for RVD now. Cesaro with the running uppercut in the corner for another close 2 count. Cesaro with three gutwrench slams in a row for another 2 count. RVD tries to catapult Cesaro from the corner but gets tossed into the other corner. Cesaro knocks RVD off the top. RVD gets turned upside down and Cesaro stomps away. RVD manages to kick Cesaro in the head.
With RVD still upside down in the corner, Cesaro goes to the floor and wails away on RVD. He won’t break at the referee’s count and gets disqualified.
Winner by DQ: Rob Van Dam
– After the bell, Cesaro continues to beat on RVD while he’s upside down. Heyman finally has to tell Cesaro to stop so he won’t get suspended. Heyman and Cesaro head up the ramp while trainers come and check on RVD. Fans boo Cesaro and Heyman as they pose on the stage.
– Cole talks about the new referral program for the WWE Network.
– The lights go out and The Wyatt Family appears on the big screen. They’re here but we go to commercial.
– Back from the break and The Wyatt Family is at ringside. Bray Wyatt is in his rocking chair, in the ring. He says Sister Abigail always told him he was born to lead. She told him he will one day change the world. Bray says people always looked down at him but last night he became somebody. Last night, John Cena’s fear was personified by that of a singing child, he says. Wyatt laughs as we see a replay from Extreme Rules on the big screen. Bray says Cena can’t fool the children. Bray says Cena has been telling people Wyatt is a monster and he’s correct. Bray says Cena is right again when he says Bray only wishes to watch the world burn. Bray says he wants this world to burn so it can be reborn. He says it will be reborn in the image of Wyatt. Bray says he does this for the children, the poor man on the side of the road begging and starving because they didn’t think he was smart enough to work in their world, the teenage girl who wakes up crying every morning because they didn’t think she was beautiful enough to be prom queen, for each and every one of us. Fans pop. Wyatt says Cena shall fall alone. He says the children shall stand with him and never be alone again. Wyatt says the children will remember him for what he is – a God. Wyatt sits back down and starts singing “the whole world in his hands” as Erick Rowan and Luke Harper stand behind him. Wyatt laughs and drops the mic as fans cheer.
– Still to come, Big E vs. Bad News Barrett. Also, the Shield vs. The Wyatts in the main event. Back to commercial.
Ryback vs. Cody Rhodes
Back from the break and Ryback waits in the ring with Curtis Axel as Cody Rhodes and Goldust make their way out. They lock up and go at it. Cody with shots in the corner. They trade holds. Cody with a kick and right hand. Cody sends Ryback over the top and to the floor.
Ryback gets some advice from Axel before coming back in and taking control. Ryback with a big clothesline and a 2 count. Cody fights in from the apron but Ryback slams his head on the mat. Ryback puts the boot to Cody while the referee counts. Ryback with a suplex. Ryback with another suplex. Ryback goes for a third suplex and holds Cody high up in the air. 2 count for Ryback. Ryback continues to dominate and try for the pin. Cody fights back with a clothesline and slides out of a press slam. Cody takes Ryback’s leg out and knees him for a 2 count. More back and forth. Cody nails a Disaster Kick. Cody springboards in with a dropkick. Goldust and Axel go at it on the floor. Goldust gets sent into the ring post, which makes Cody get knocked off the top. Ryback catches him with a version of Shellshocked for the win.
– Brie and Bryan are backstage and they’re worried. Bryan tells her just stay next to him. The lights go out and they rush out of the room. We see Kane’s mask lighting up. Bryan and Brie walk up the hallway and a concerned Stephanie meets them. She’s going to have their car brought to the building so they can get Brie out of here. Back to commercial.
– We come back and Los Matadores is in the ring with El Torito. The ring is set up for a Cinco de Mayo celebration. There’s a piñata on a pole hanging in the corner. They want to celebrate Torito’s win at Extreme Rules. Torito throws candy to the crowd. 3MB and Hornswoggle come out and interrupts on the stage. Heath Slater says you can’t have a party without 3MB. Slater says the party is here as 3MB enters the ring. Slater says they really came out here to call a truce. Jinder Mahal tells Matadores to speak English. This gets a “USA” chant going. Drew McIntyre says this isn’t a request, it’s a demand. If they don’t accept the truce, 3MB will spoil their party. Matadores talk it over with Torito. Torito offers some candy to Hornswoggle. Hornswoggle takes a piece and spits it out. He knocks the rest of the candy out of Torito’s hand. Hornswoggle with a cheap shot. Torito tackles him and they go at it. Matadores take out McIntyre and Mahal but Slater doesn’t notice. Slater tries to laugh it up with Matadores but they toss him out of the ring. Torito pulls a sombrero over Hornswoggle’s face and spins him around the ring. Torito gores Hornswoggle out of the ring and celebrates with Matadores by tossing more candy to the crowd. 3MB looks on from the ramp and they’re not happy.
– Still to come, Big E vs. Bad News Barrett. Also, The Shield vs. The Wyatt Family in the main event. Back to commercial.
– Back from the break and we get a Bo Dallas vignette.
Alexander Rusev vs. Kofi Kingston
Kofi Kingston waits in the ring as Lana is introduced. Lana says she is proud to be Russian and is proud to come from a country that has the most dominant and powerful president in the world. We see Russian President Vladimir Putin’s face on the big screen. She says Putin makes fools out of everyone. A “USA” chant starts up. She says we are pawns in Putin’s game of global dominance. She says Putin welcomes with arms the patriot Edward Snowden. She laughs that America’s secrets are safe but no man in WWE is safe from the Bulgarian Brute, who now resides in Mother Russia. Out comes Alexander Rusev.
Kofi unloads to start the match but Rusev drops him. Rusev beats Kofi around the ring and hits headbutts in the corner. Kofi fights back but Rusev hits a huge overhead throw. Rusev charges but runs into boots in the corner. Kofi with more kicks. Rusev shoves him off but Kofi comes back with a dropkick. Rusev pushes him off again and misses a clothesline. Kofi with a crossbody for 2. Kofi comes back with another kick. Rusev ducks a kick but misses a clothesline. Rusev catches a crossbody and tosses Kofi over his head. Kofi lands on his feet and goes to the corner. Kofi leaps off the top but Rusev catches him again. Rusev nails the overhead throw this time. Lana tells Rusev to crush Kofi. Rusev with the big sideslam and a stomp to the chest. Rusev with The Accolade and Kofi taps out.
Winner: Alexander Rusev
– Cole talks about the Extreme Rules pre-show and how WWE Network is now available on Xbox One.
– We go backstage and Bryan opens their car door for Brie. She gets in and he takes a look around to make sure Kane isn’t lurking. Bryan gets in the driver’s seat and tells her he can’t wait to get out of here. Stephanie taps hard on the window and scares Brie. Stephanie says Bryan can’t leave until after his match and that’s right now. She says she will have to consider a breach of contract if he loses, which means he could get stripped of his title. Stephanie says good luck and walks off. Bryan tells Brie let’s go and they exit the car. Back to commercial.
Alberto Del Rio vs. WWE world heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan in a non-title match
Back from the break and Alberto Del Rio is in the ring. Out comes WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan for a non-title match and he has Brie Bella with him.
They go at it and Del Rio drops Bryan first. Bryan comes back with a dropkick. Bryan with chops and kicks in the corner as fans chant as he hits. Del Rio comes right back with a big superkick to the face and a 2 count. Del Rio beats on Bryan now. Bryan fights back but Del Rio catches him in a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for 2. Fans chant for Bryan. Del Rio with a kick to the back and a choke on the ropes. Del Rio with kicks in the corner as Brie looks on.
Bryan comes back with kicks in the corner. Bryan hits a flying forearm. Bryan with kicks while Del Rio is up on his knees. Del Rio ducks the roundhouse and nails a Backstabber for a 2 count. Del Rio kicks Bryan out of the ring and he lands hard. Del Rio taunts Brie as he tosses Bryan into the barrier where she’s standing. Del Rio mocks the “yes!” chant as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Bryan fights back in the ring but Del Rio hits a German suplex for 2. Del Rio with a big kick in the corner and another choke. Del Rio an arm submission on the ropes now. Bryan finally comes back and starts working on Del Rio’s leg. Bryan baseball slides Del Rio out of the ring. Bryan goes for the leg again but Del Rio fights him off. Del Rio drops Bryan over the fan barrier. Bryan makes it back in at the 9 count. Del Rio with a big DDT as Brie looks on. Bryan blocks a kick with one of his own. Bryan starts to rally and fans chant for him. They trade kicks but Bryan unloads. Bryan drops Del Rio face first into the turnbuckle. Del Rio comes back with more kicks. Del Rio with shoulder thrusts in the corner now.
Del Rio with a big clothesline. Del Rio takes Bryan up for a superplex but Bryan fights him off. Bryan headbutts Del Rio to the mat. Bryan nails the diving headbutt as fans cheer. Bryan covers for a 2 count. Bryan rallies again and hits the running dropkick in the corner. Bryan with another. Del Rio rolls out to the floor. Bryan runs the ropes and dives out, sending Del Rio onto the barrier. Bryan rolls Del Rio back in and goes up top. Del Rio runs up with a big enziguri and Bryan falls to the mat. Del Rio with a 2 count. Bryan blocks the cross armbreaker and does a nice tilt-a-whirl counter into the Yes Lock. Del Rio taps out.
Winner: Daniel Bryan
– After the match, Brie and Bryan celebrate in the ring. The ring explodes and Kane’s music hits. Bryan and Brie leave the ring and run up the ramp, to the back. We see them getting into the car in the back. The car isn’t starting for some reason. Bryan pops the hood and there’s a wire unplugged. Brie yells at him to hurry. Bryan fixes the wire. He shuts the hood and sees Kane sitting in the back seat. He grabs at Brie and she screams. Bryan pulls Kane out of the back seat and they brawl on top of the car. Bryan slides off and gets in the car while Kane is on top. Bryan floors the gas and Kane goes flying off the back. Bryan gets out and checks on Kane, who’s just lying there. Bryan slowly walks over and Kane sits straight up. Brie is still screaming. Bryan gets back in the car. Kane lunges at the car but they speed off. We go to commercial.
– Back from the break and we get another Adam Rose vignette. He’s still to come tonight.
– Cole recaps what just happened with Kane, Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella.
WWE Intercontinental title match: Big E vs. WWE Intercontinental champion Bad News Barrett
We go to the ring and out comes Big E for his rematch. New WWE Intercontinental Champion Bad News Barrett is out next. Barrett takes the mic and has some bad news. He says there’s going to be some changes around here. He says the deformed slobs in the crowd might have been worthy of a champion like Big E but they all need some serious cosmetic surgery to be worthy of a champion like him.
They lock up and Big E slams Barrett. They roll around and Big E with another slam and a 1 count. Big E with three straight backbreakers and a 2 count. Barrett rolls to the floor and Big E follows with right hands and a slam into the apron. Big E slams Barrett into the steel steps and spears him into them. The referee counts as Big E rolls Barrett back in. Barrett rolls right back out of the ring. Fans chant for Barrett now. They trade shots on the apron now. Big E charges with a spear but Barrett moves and Big E hits the ring post. Barrett with a clothesline on the floor. Barrett leaps off the apron with a forearm shot. Barrett returns to the ring. The referee counts Big E but he makes it back in right before 9. Barrett stomps away and we go to commercial.
Back from the break and they’re going at it in the ring. Barrett misses a big boot in the corner. Big E blocks an uppercut with clotheslines. Big E with a belly to belly. Big E runs the ropes for the splash but Barrett gets his knees up. 2 count for Barrett. Barrett with stomps now. Big E catches him but Barrett slides out. Barrett nails Winds of Change for another 2 count. Barrett mounts Big E with right hands. Big E blocks Wasteland. Big E charges with a spear but runs face first into a big knee. Barrett readies for the Bullhammer but it’s ducked. Big E drops Barrett and sends him to the apron. Big E charges with the spear again and they both go flying out of the ring.
Big E brings it back in the ring for a 2 count. Barrett with a cheap shot. Big E with another belly to belly, and another. Big E drops the straps for The Big Ending but Barrett slides out. Barrett with a rake to the eyes that the referee didn’t see. Barrett nails the Bullhammer for the win.
Winner: Bad News Barrett
– Cole announces John Cena will be on Main Event tomorrow night to respond to Bray Wyatt.
– We get a look back at the battle royal where Sheamus won the US Title earlier tonight. Still to come, The Shield vs. The Wyatts. Back to commercial.
– Back from the break and we get a special Mother’s Day message from WWE Hall of Famer Mr. T, who really loves his mother.
– We go to the ring and out comes Zeb Colter with Jack Swagger. Zeb rips on Cinco de Mayo. He has a deport list – Cesaro, Paul Heyman, Emma, Santino Marella, Sheamus, Paige and that guy who runs around… music hits and out comes The Adam Rose Party. The party music kicks in and out comes Adam Rose. The Rosebuds and Rose party on their way to the ring.
Rose tells Zeb don’t be a lemon, be a Rosebud. Swagger charges and gets dumped over the top rope. Rose’s music hits and his party people come back in the ring and dance around Zeb. Zeb escapes the ring and Rose continues to party in the ring. They carry him on their shoulders and that’s it for Rose’s debut.
The Wyatt Family vs. The Shield
Back from the break and out comes The Wyatt Family to the ring. The Shield is out next through the crowd.
The match starts with a big brawl. The fight spills out to the floor and we get the bell. It’s Ambrose and Rowan going at it in the ring now. Ambrose with right hands in the corner. Rowan comes back but Ambrose slides out of a slam. Rollins tags in and works over Rowan. Fans are chanting “this is awesome” already. Rowan beats Rollins into their corner and tags in Harper. Rollins slides out of a suplex and tags in Ambrose for a double suplex of their own. Ambrose drops an elbow on Harper for a 2 count. Reigns tags in and takes control of Harper. Rollins comes back in and they double team Harper. Harper turns it around and drops Reigns with a big uppercut. Harper with a suplex and another 2 count.
Bray tags in and keeps up the attack on Rollins, beating him around the ring. Rollins rolls to the floor and Bray follows. Bray brings him back in for a 1 count. Bray with more right hands and a tag to Rowan for some double teaming. Rowan drops Rollins with a headbutt. Rowan beats Rollins into the corner. Rowan runs into a big boot. Rollins leaps off the ropes but Rowan catches him. Rollins slides out and counters with a big kick to the head. Ambrose tags in and unloads on Rowan. Ambrose with a crossbody and more right hands. Ambrose with a knee to the gut and a dropkick. Ambrose knocks Harper off the apron. Ambrose leaps out and takes Harper down. Ambrose comes back in but Rowan nails a forearm. Ambrose bounces right back with a big clothesline. Ambrose applies the Figure Four. Reigns and Rollins come in as Bray and Harper do. Both teams stare each other down as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Ambrose is going at it with Harper. Harper beats him down and Bray tags in. Bray with a running kick to Ambrose’s head. Bray with a 2 count. More shots to the head and neck from Bray. More back and forth. Rollins ends up doing a huge leap out of the ring to take out Rowan and Harper. Rollins works over Harper in the ring now. Rollins with a splash in the corner and a face plant into the turnbuckle. Rollins unloads on Harper more and gets another pin attempt. Rollins ends up hitting the announcers table after Harper dives out and Harper goes nuts at ringside. Harper brings it back in for a 2 count.
Bray comes back in and keeps up the attack on Rollins. Bray with a big splash in the corner for a 2 count. Harper comes in and knocks Ambrose off the apron. Harper blocks a counter and drops Rollins for a 2 count. Ambrose comes in and takes out Rowan. Bray moves in and tosses Ambrose on top of the announcers table. Bray shoves him off the other side of the table. Harper takes Rollins up as fans chant for tables. Harper and Rollins struggle up top. Rollins headbutts Harper to the mat. Rollins with a flying knee. More chaos. Reigns comes in and takes out everyone. Bray gets floored. Harper goes down with a forearm off the corner. Rowan comes in and goes for Reigns’ leg. All six men are brawling in the ring now. Rollins and Ambrose send Harper and Rowan to the floor. They dive out and send Harper and Rowan over the announcers table. Reigns nails a Superman punch on Bray. The Shield comes in and stands over Bray. They ready for the triple powerbomb but here comes Evolution ready to fight.
The Wyatts come from behind as Evolution approaches the ring. Evolution gets knocked down on the floor. Reigns hits a Superman punch on Triple H in the ring. This leads to Bray hitting Sister Abigail on Reigns for the win.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
– After the match, Evolution hits the ring and beats down The Shield. Orton with a draping DDT on Rollins. Batista slams Ambrose on top of the steel steps. Triple H goes for Reigns with a Pedigree but Reigns backdrops him. Orton hits a RKO on Reigns. Triple H then hits the Pedigree on Reigns. They end up letting Batista powerbomb Reigns. Evolution won’t allow trainers in to check on Reigns. RAW goes off the air with Evolution standing tall in the ring.
– The RAW Backstage Pass post-show opens up with the panel talking about what just happened. We see replays from the match. Renee Young is backstage with Evolution. Triple H says the war isn’t over until they say it’s over. He says it’s just getting started. Randy Orton says The Shield thought it was over after Extreme Rules but it’s just begun. Orton says proof is in the ring. Batista calls it Evolution justice and says to deal with it.
– We go back to the panel for more talk on The Shield and Evolution. We see Sheamus winning the United States Title earlier tonight. We see what happened in the garage area with Kane, Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella. The panel also talks about Bray Wyatt’s promo about John Cena from earlier tonight. Mathews plugs Cena’s appearance on Main Event for tomorrow night. Cena will respond to Bray. More talk from the panel. Mathews tells Natalya Happy Mother’s Day because she’s a mother to her cat Gizmo. Natalya reminds him that Gizmo passed away a while back and that ends the post-show on an awkward note.