WWE Raw Results
April 6, 2020
Orlando, Florida (WWE Performance Center)
Commentary: Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
The Raw video plays. WWE Champion Drew McIntyre will make an appearance tonight. We’ll also see a WrestleMania rematch with The Street Profits defending the Raw Tag Team Championship against Austin Theory and Angel Garza.
Asuka vs. Liv Morgan
Asuka talks trash and yells at her before blocking a takedown. Morgan attacks her, but Asuka follows her into the ropes for a hip attack. Morgan shoves her and bends under a kick before rolling her up for a two count. Morgan connects with a hurricanrana and charges, but Asuka hits a drop-toe-hold into the turnbuckle. Morgan elbows her and connects with a springboard dropkick to knock her out of the ring. Morgan follows her out of the ring, but Asuka bounces her off the apron. Asuka puts her in the ring, but Morgan rolls back and hits a head-scissor takeover on the floor. Asuka quickly comes back with a kick to the head.
We come back from the break to Asuka stomping Morgan’s arm and throwing her down. Asuka attacks her in the corner, but Morgan soon gets away. Asuka quickly knees her in the face for a two count. Asuka angrily peppers her with kicks before Morgan rolls her up for a two count. Morgan uses the ropes to hit a double knee facebuster. Morgan recovers and hits a pair of clotheslines and a bulldog. Morgan hits a step-up enzuigiri before hitting a double stomp to the back for a near fall.
Morgan grabs Asuka, but Asuka counters into an arm bar. Morgan screams in pain and manages to turn Asuka over for a pin to pick up a two count. Morgan goes for a kick, but Asuka spins her and hits a German Suplex. Asuka follows up with a shining wizard and covers, but Morgan gets a foot on the bottom rope. Asuka grabs the hair and screams at her. Morgan reverses a whip into the ropes, but Asuka holds on. Asuka sidesteps her and goes for an Asuka Lock. Morgan pushes back and pins her for a two count. Asuka keeps trying for the Asuka Lock before finally taking her down. Morgan has no choice but to tap out.
Winner by Submission: Asuka
A YouTube interview is shown with Becky Lynch after the match at WrestleMania. Lynch says Shayna Baszler underestimated here. Baszler’s skillset is unmatched, but tonight was a test of skill over heart. She’s got the heart. If Baszler is mad, she can try her again.
Shayna Baszler is then shown after WrestleMania. She repeats over and over, “The thrill of victory. The agony of defeat.” Baszler promises the agony of her defeat will be given to Lynch.
Later tonight, the Street Profits will defend the Raw Tag Team Championship against Austin Theory and Angel Garza in a WrestleMania rematch. We’ll also take a look at the Boneyard Match with The Undertaker and AJ Styles.
Still photos are shown of Bianca Belair taking out Zelina Vega last night at WrestleMania 36.
Raw Tag Team Championships
The Street Profits (c’s) vs. Angel Garza and Austin Theory w/ Zelina Vega
It’ll be Angelo Dawkins starting against Angel Garza. Garza backs up and talks trash before tagging Austin Theory in. They lock up, and Dawkins applies a side headlock. Theory whips him off, but Dawkins shoulder blocks him down. They hit the ropes and each one does a leapfrog before Dawkins takes him down with another shoulder block. Montez Ford tags in and dropkicks Theory. They then give Garza a flapjack onto Theory before hitting stereo dropkicks to knock them out of the ring.
We come back from the break to see Theory get out of a chin lock from Dawkins. Theory avoids a spinning avalanche in the corner. Dawkins drops him on the apron, but Theory snaps him off the ropes before hitting a rolling thunder dropkick. Theory applies a front facelock. Garza tags in and kicks Dawkins in the ribs. Garza applies a modified surfboard stretch, but Dawkins fights it. Garza knees him in the face and tags Theory in. Theory knees Dawkins down and stomps the chest. Theory kicks Dawkins in the back before applying another front facelock. Dawkins tries to fight back, but Theory knees him. Garza tags in and attacks the leg before bending the knee. Theory tags back in and stomps Dawkins. Theory punches away at him before stomping the chest. Theory kicks Dawkins in the ribs before applying a rear chin lock. Dawkins fights up, blocks a superkick, and connects with an exploder suplex.
Ford and Garza tag in. Ford hits a springboard cross-body block before hitting a pair of clotheslines and a dropkick. Garza ducks another clothesline, but Ford connects with a DDT and kips up. Ford goes to the top rope as Theory distracts the referee. The referee still catches her and throws the match out.
Winners by Disqualification: The Street Profits
Garza kicks Ford down and holds him up for Zelina Vega to kick him. Bianca Belair comes out and slams Vega. The Street Profits clear the ring of Theory and Garza. Belair gets on the microphone and says she goes here now. She’s the EST of WWE. Vega can’t outrun her. Belair challenges her to a match.
Zelina Vega w/ Angel Garza and Austin Theory vs. Bianca Belair w/ The Street Profits
The bell rings, and Vega talks a little trash. They lock up, and Belair shoves her down before taunting her. They lock up again, and Belair throws her down. Vega quickly scurries away, and the referee keeps Belair back. Vega applies a side headlock, but Belair shoves her off and hits a shoulder block. Belair does a cartwheel and clotheslines her. Vega kicks her back and slaps her in the face. Belair looks flabbergasted. Belair grabs her by the hair and beats her down. Belair throws Vega across the ring twice before shouldering her in the corner. Vega goes for a roll-up, but Belair backflips out. Vega quickly sidesteps her to send her shoulder-first into the ring post. Vega then applies a stretch on the ropes. Vega rolls her up for a pin.
Vega stomps the back and hits a DDT for a near fall. Vega talks trash and applies a modified chin lock. Belair fights up with Vega on her back. Belair then counters into a suplex. Montez Ford goes absolutely wild at ringside. Vega boots Belair back and comes off the second rope, but Belair catches her and hits a military press drop. Belair goes to hit the ropes, but Theory gets in her way. Ford pulls him out of the ring and brawls with him. Dawkins chases Garza into the stands. Ford and Theory brawl in the ring, and the referee throws the match out.
Montez Ford says we’re only one day removed from the prestigious WrestleMania. How about they make it a family affair? He’s got his brother and wife here. How about 3-on-3? Garza, Theory, and Vega look like they agree.
The Street Profits and Bianca Belair vs. Angel Garza, Austin Theory, and Zelina Vega
Montez Ford starts against Austin Theory and takes him down. Ford chops the chest. Theory reverses a whip to the corner, but Ford slingshots over him, does a few handsprings, and dropkicks him. Theory quickly attacks Ford from behind and knocks him out of the ring. Theory grabs Ford and throws him into the barricade. Theory gets Ford in the ring and attacks him. Theory stomps Ford down and distracts the referee while Garza chokes Ford. Theory hits a snapmare and applies a chin lock. Theory grounds him and applies an arm bar. Ford fights up, but Theory clotheslines him for a two count. Theory then goes to a front facelock. Ford fights up, but Theory clubs him and throws him out of the ring. Theory attacks him outside the ring and puts him back in. Theory quickly stops him from tagging his partners and applies a chin lock. Ford fights up, so Theory knocks Dawkins off the apron. Ford then hits Theory with a step-up enzuigiri.
Belair tags in, so Vega is obligated to come in. Vega avoids her, but Belair counters a tilt-a-whirl into a backbreaker. Belair then slams her before hitting a handspring back kick on Theory. Belair then splashes Vega. Garza pulls Belair off. Ford chases Garza before running into a superkick from Theory. Dawkins then shoulder blocks Theory down and chases Garza. In the ring, Belair hits a double chickenwing slam into the turnbuckles before hitting the KOD for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: The Street Profits and Bianca Belair
We’ll take a look at the Boneyard Match later tonight. We’ll also see the aftermath of Drew McIntyre’s WWE Championship win.
Still photos are shown of Aleister Black defeating Bobby Lashley last night at WrestleMania. Lana gave Lashley bad advice, leading to his loss. Charly Caruso interviewed Lashley after the match. Lashley says he either needs new management or a new wife. Lana comes up and wonders what they’re talking about. Lashley walks off.
Aleister Black will be in action, next.
Aleister Black vs. Apollo Crews
Apollo Crews is moving to Raw from SmackDown with no real explanation given. They lock up, and Crews soon applies a side headlock. Black takes him down for a two count. Black applies a chin lock, but Crews powers out. Black takes him down and applies an arm bar. Black hits a rough takedown and covers for a two count. Crews gets up and applies a hammerlock. Black hits a fireman’s carry takedown and applies a chin lock. Crews fights out and applies a front facelock. Black fights out, but Crews applies a side headlock. They go back and forth before Black sits crosslegged in the ring.
We come back from the break to see Crews try to power Black, but Black takes him down with an arm drag. Black applies an arm bar, but Crews fights up. Crews clubs him and punches him in the face. Black boots him back and hits the ropes for a dropkick. Black gets out of the ring to recover. Crews soon follows him out, but Black punches him back. Black charges, but Crews hits him with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex on the floor.
Crews gets him in the ring, and Black fights back. Black takes him down and viciously kicks him in the chest for a near fall. Black approaches him, but Crews drops him out of the ring. Crews kicks him back and hits a moonsault block off the apron.
We come back from the break to see Crews clothesline Black down for a two count. Crews applies a chin lock, but Black gets out and starts kicking him. Black charges, but Crews hits a snap powerslam for a near fall. Crews goes for a standing moonsault, but Black kicks the leg. Crews quickly comes back with a Blue Thunder Bomb for a near fall. Black soon fights back and kicks him, but Crews hits a clothesline. Crews goes to the top rope for a splash, but Black moves. Black quickly takes him down and applies a knee bar. Crews screams in pain, but he gets to the bottom rope.
Crews is having a hard time getting to his feet. He’s clutching his knee. Black is wobbling on his feet. Crews goes down and can’t put pressure on the knee. Black pulls him up by the foot and tries for Black Mass, but Crews ducks and hits a pump kick. Crews then hits a step-up enzuigiri.
We come back from another break to see Black leap off the top rope, but Crews moves. Black quickly sweeps the feet and hits a low dropkick to the head. Black follows up with a springboard moonsault for a near fall. Crews kicks him back, but Black kicks him down for a two count. Black grabs the legs, but Crews throws him off. Crews then connects with a dropkick. Crews pulls him up and powers him to the corner. Black quickly kicks the knee and goes to the second rope, but Crews kicks him in the face. Crews hits a superplex from the middle rope for a near fall.
Crews military presses him, but his knee buckles. Black strikes away at him, but Crews hits a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall. Crews hits a military press slam followed by a standing moonsault. Crews quickly hits a standing shooting star press for a near fall. Both men are down. Crews soon gets up and goes to the top rope. Black quickly kicks him in the face and climbs the ropes, but Crews sends him down with a front suplex. Crews leaps, but Black hits a vicious knee to the face. Black pulls Crews up by the foot, but Crews gets out and goes for a powerbomb. Black gets out of the and hits the Black Mass for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Aleister Black
Video Package: Edge def. Randy Orton in a Last Man Standing Match at WrestleMania 36
Ricochet and Cedric Alexander will be in action, next. Later tonight, we’ll see a look at the Boneyard Match.
Cedric Alexander and Ricochet vs. Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch
Cedric Alexander will start against Danny Burch. Burch takes him down and tags in Oney Lorcan. Lorcan and Burch chop Alexander down. Lorcan applies a front facelock before uppercutting him. Burch tags in and forearms away at Alexander. Burch chops him down for a two count. Burch quickly goes to a chin lock. Alexander soon fights up and takes him down.
Ricochet and Lorcan are tagged in. Ricochet kicks him back, but Lorcan big boots him. Ricochet quickly hits him with a hurricanrana for a two count. Burch breaks up the pin. Burch sends Alexander out of the ring. Ricochet hits Burch with a springboard dropkick to the floor. Alexander tags in and hits an inverted atomic drop followed by an enzuigiri from Ricochet. Alexander hits a front suplex followed by a standing shooting star press from Ricochet. Ricochet tags back in. Alexander hits the Neuralyzer in Lorcan before hitting Burch with a suicide dive. Ricochet hits Lorcan with the Recoil for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: Cedric Alexander and Ricochet
Video Package: Kevin Owens def. Seth Rollins at WrestleMania 36
Kevin Owens was interviewed earlier today. Owens says he took so much for months with so many blindsides. Was it all worth it? When he came off that sign and stunned Rollins, he got his WrestleMania moment. It was all worth it. No matter what he does next, he is here to stay and will keep fighting because this is the Kevin Owens Show.
Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring looking completely despondent.
Seth Rollins vs. Denzel DeJournette
The bell rings, and Rollins clotheslines him down. Rollins shoves him to the corner and stomps away at him. DeJournette gets out of the ring to recover. Rollins follows him out and sends him into the barricade twice before putting him in the ring. Rollins gets in the ring and hits a Stomp for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Seth Rollins
Nia Jax will return, next.
Nia Jax vs. Deonna Purrazzo
This is Nia Jax’s first match in almost a full calendar year. Jax shoves her to the corner and dares Purrazzo to fight her. Jax clotheslines her down and rips at the hair. Jax throws her down and boots her in the head. Jax connects with a short-arm clothesline. Jax hits a second short-arm clothesline before ripping at the hair. Jax hits a third short-arm clothesline followed by a Samoan Drop. Jax follows up with a Cradle DDT for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Nia Jax
Video Package: The Boneyard Match
Humberto Carrillo vs. Brendan Vink
Vink knees Carrillo and goes for a suplex, but Carrillo counters into a jawbreaker. Carrillo hits a springboard arm drag before kicking him in the face. Carrillo hits a missile dropkick before hitting the ropes, but Vink big boots him. Vink hits a scoop slam for a two count. Vink connects with a back elbow followed by a kick. Vink talks trash before hitting a snapmare and applying a chin lock. Carrillo fights up and flips through a back suplex. Carrillo boots him back and hits a springboard cross-body block for a two count. Carrillo hits a mule kick followed by a standing moonsault. Carrillo goes to the top rope and hits another moonsault for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Humberto Carrillo
Coming up next, we’ll hear from new NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair.
Video Package: NXT Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 36
Charly Caruso interviewed Charlotte Flair after her match. Flair says she doesn’t need to be congratulated. When she was a kid, her dad had custom cars, suits, robes. Her father told her the man makes the suit. The person makes the title. Flair runs over her accomplishments before saying Rhea Ripley put up a good fight, but did what every woman in WWE does: bows down to the queen.
Video Package: Drew McIntyre def. Brock Lesnar for the WWE Championship
We’ll take a look at what happened after WrestleMania 36.
Footage is shown of Drew McIntyre celebrating with the WWE Championship after WrestleMania 36. McIntyre shows off his new plates on the title. McIntyre thanks Paul Heyman. During the match, he was ready. Brock Lesnar was ready to go to war. So was he. Heyman told Lesnar to keep giving him the F-5 because he couldn’t get back up. Heyman doesn’t know McIntyre very well. His life flashed before his eyes in that moment. In his professional and personal life, he’s never surrendered. McIntyre scratched and clawed his way to the main event. Every F-5 just made him angrier. McIntyre was going to Claymore him as many times as it took. Now he’s the new WWE Champion.
Big Show‘s music hits, and he comes out dragging a referee along with him. Big Show gets in the ring with McIntyre. Big Show sarcastically congratulates him on winning the WWE Championship. Now he has an entire locker room eyeing him up. This is a big man’s world, but McIntyre is no giant. McIntyre says he knows where this is going. Big Show says McIntyre doesn’t know shit. Big Show isn’t challenging McIntyre for the title now or later. There’s a referee. They should just go. Big Show calls him a “bitch.” McIntyre says he’s not fighting right now. Big Show says after all that talk, McIntyre is just a punk. Big Show says he doesn’t see someone who is angry. He sees someone who is afraid. McIntyre says this isn’t his first day. McIntyre isn’t afraid of him or anyone. McIntyre says he’ll put it simply and slowly so Big Show can understand. There is nothing Big Show can say that will convince him to fight him tonight. Big Show slaps him in the face. McIntyre is infuriated.
Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Big Show
McIntyre unloads on Big Show with punches and kicks. Big Show reverses a whip, but McIntyre boots him back. McIntyre hits the ropes, but Big Show takes him down. Big Show punches him in the ribs and clubs him down. Big Show talks trash and chokes him on the ropes. Big Show stretches him on the ropes. Big Show says he’s fought four decades and faced the best. Big Show head-butts him and clubs him down. Big Show hits a Vader Bomb for a near fall. Big Show laughs and says McIntyre has some fight. Big Show viciously chops the chest a few times. McIntyre tries to fight back, but Big Show cuts him off and hits a big scoop slam. Big Show chokes him on the ropes and goes for a chop, but McIntyre moves. McIntyre has a whip reversed, but Big Show grabs him by the throat. McIntyre gets out of a Showstopper. McIntyre hits a scoop slam on the giant for a near fall!
McIntyre goes to the top rope and jumps off, but Big Show grabs him and hits a Showstopper for a near fall. Big Show is stunned. McIntyre ducks a Knockout Punch and hits the Claymore Kick for the win.