WWE Raw Results
January 16, 2023
Cincinnati, Ohio (Heritage Bank Center)
Commentary: Kevin Patrick and Corey Graves
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
“Then. Now. Forever. Together.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
The Raw video plays, and we go live into the Heritage Bank Center to see a big pyrotechnics display.
Tonight’s main event will be a Six-Way Elimination Match featuring Seth “Freakin” Rollins, Bobby Lashley, Dolph Ziggler, Baron Corbin, Finn Bálor, and The Miz. The winner will face Austin Theory for the United States Championship on Raw 30 next week.
Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions The Usos and Solo Sikoa make their way to the ring. Replays are shown from this past Friday’s SmackDown of The Usos and Sikoa assaulting Kevin Owens during his match against Sami Zayn.
The Usos greet the crowd. The Bloodline is now in Cincinnati. Jimmy Uso says they run SmackDown and Monday Night Raw every single week. Before Solo Sikoa puts a beating on Mustafa Ali tonight, they need to address what happened on Friday. Jey says Kevin Owens cannot cross the Tribal Chief and get away with it. He’ll learn that at the Royal Rumble. They also have some big plans for Raw 30. Jimmy says every generation of The Bloodline will be in attendance for an acknowledgment ceremony for Roman Reigns. They’ll also defend the Raw Tag Team Championships against The Judgment Day. They’re going to beat The Judgment Day because they the twos and they (The Usos) the ones.
The Judgment Day comes out to the stage. Rhea Ripley tells The Usos to stop it right there. The only thing that The Bloodline needs to acknowledge is that the Judgment Day runs Monday Night Raw. Finn Bálor says not only do they run the show, but they also ran the gauntlet and the Raw Tag Team Division last week. Now they’re running straight for The Bloodline. Bálor actually says, “Yeet,” in all seriousness. The Judgment Day gets in the ring. Bálor says he wants to thank “the ex-con Dom” for stepping up and filling in for his fallen brother. Dom helped the Judgment Day become the #1 Contenders for the Raw Tag Team Champ… Bálor holds his ribs in pain. Damian Priest tells Bálor to be cool because they need him at 100% for later tonight. Priest says those red belts will be permanently coming home to Raw.
Priest has a question. The Bloodline always says they run Raw, but they’ve never stepped up to the Judgment Day. Bálor says they never have. Mysterio starts sniffing on the microphone and asks Mami if she smells it. Mysterio says he smells fear. The Usos are scared. Jimmy asks who they’re supposed to be scared of. Not Dominik? Jey says they’ve held the titles for 546 days and put every team down. They started this historic run by beating Rey and Dominik Mysterio. At Raw 30, The Judgment Day will be welcomed to the Uso Penitentiary.
Mysterio says he hears them talking, but they wouldn’t last a minute in the cell with the prisoners he was in with. In the pen, they called an Uso a “wannabe ese.” The biggest wannabe is that street champion back there (Solo Sikoa) doing nothing. Sikoa gets in Mysterio’s face. Prison Dom stares a hole back at him. Ripley pushes Mysterio aside and stares down Sikoa. Sikoa sneers at her before backing away. Sikoa then gets back in her face, so Mysterio forearms him in the face. Sikoa barely feels it. Sikoa takes Mysterio down! Bálor and Priest begin brawling with The Usos. Ripley dares Sikoa to hit her. Sikoa sets up to hit her with a Samoan Spike, but Mustafa Ali blindsides him with a dive off the top rope.
Solo Sikoa vs. Mustafa Ali
We join this match in progress. Ali flips over Sikoa, but Sikoa reverses a whip to the corner and connects with a Samoan Drop. Sikoa beats Ali down in the corner and hits a running hip attack.
A pre-taped promo with Mustafa Ali is shown. Ali says he didn’t get a chance at payback and will get it tonight.
Back to live action, Sikoa applies a chin lock to Ali. Ali fights up and elbows him, but Sikoa head-butts him down. Sikoa sends Ali into the ropes, but Ali holds on. Ali dropkicks Sikoa twice before hitting the ropes. Sikoa charges, but Ali superkicks him out of the ring. Ali hits the ropes for a suicide dive, but Sikoa punches him in the face. Sikoa turns Ali inside out with a clothesline. As Ali flips on the clothesline, he inadvertently kicks Sikoa in the back of the head. Sikoa talks trash to Ali. Sikoa punches away at Ali in the corner and backs up. Sikoa goes for another running hip attack, but Ali moves. Ali shoulders him from the apron, but Sikoa grabs him before whipping him hard into the ring post. Ali crashes to the floor.
The Usos come back through the crowd and get on the apron. Kevin Owens’ music hits, and an irate Owens makes his way to the ring. Owens attacks Jimmy Uso before sending Jey Uso headfirst into the barricade. Owens reverses a whip on Jimmy into the ring steps. In the ring, Ali hits Sikoa with a tornado DDT for a near fall. Ali goes to the top rope for a 450 splash but lands on his feet when Sikoa moves. Sikoa immediately hits a Samoan Spike for the victory.
Winner by Pinfall: Solo Sikoa
Owens immediately gets in the ring and hits Sikoa with a Stunner! Owens throws Sikoa out of the ring and lays him on the commentary table. Owens goes for a dive, but The Usos stop him. Owens fights them off, but WWE officials run down to stop Owens. The Bloodline retreats and Owens is furious.
Bobby Lashley is backstage. You can put as many former champions in tonight’s match as you want. There’s only one All Mighty. It being an elimination match means five Hurt Locks to put people out. Austin Theory can put as many obstacles in his way. They will meet again.
Raw 30 takes place next week. Vince McMahon’s voice is heard, welcoming everyone to Raw.
Video Package: Cody Rhodes’ road to recovery part III. Four months after surgery, Rhodes returned to training to get back in ring shape. Rhodes announces that he is back at the Royal Rumble!
Cody Rhodes will return at the Royal Rumble!
Elias is backstage and says he’s heading into Adam Pearce’s office to get into the Royal Rumble. MVP walks out and bumps Elias. MVP tells Elias not to bother Pearce about the Royal Rumble since the winner is already a done deal. Elias thinks MVP is talking about himself and says he hasn’t been relevant in the ring in years. MVP says if he keeps talking like that, he’ll get him a match with the 2023 Royal Rumble winner. Elias says if MVP wants to walk with Elias, then it’s a done deal. He accepts. MVP enters Pearce’s office.
Next, The Street Profits will take on Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander.
Tag Team Match
The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) vs. Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin
Shelton Benjamin starts against Angelo Dawkins. Benjamin knees Montez Ford off the apron and goes after Dawkins. Benjamin attacks Dawkins and hits a German Suplex for a two-count. Cedric Alexander tags in. Benjamin and Alexander send Dawkins into the ropes, but he cuts off their double-team and tags Ford in. Ford kicks Alexander back and hits a springboard cross-body block. Ford turns Alexander inside out with a clothesline and gets fired up. The crowd responds to him. Ford drops Alexander onto the apron, but Alexander pulls him out. Alexander goes for a German Suplex off the apron, but Ford holds the ropes and elbows him back. Alexander quickly clotheslines Ford down on the apron.
MVP walks down to ringside. Benjamin and Alexander look confused.
We come back from the break to see Benjamin and Alexander attempting to double-team Ford. Ford escapes and tags Dawkins in. Dawkins runs over Benjamin and Alexander. Dawkins hits Benjamin with a diving back elbow. MVP looks disgusted. Dawkins hits a twisting avalanche on Benjamin and tags Ford in. Dawkins hits a spinebuster on Benjamin. Ford follows up with a frog splash and covers, but Alexander breaks up the pin. Ford gets Alexander out of the ring and tags Dawkins in. Dawkins puts Benjamin on his shoulders in the electric chair as Ford goes to the top rope. Alexander chop blocks Dawkins. Benjamin scales the ropes and hits Ford with a belly-to-belly superplex. Benjamin covers, but Dawkins breaks it up. Ford hits Benjamin with an enzuigiri.
Dawkins and Alexander both tag in. Ford hits Benjamin with a plancha. Alexander then hits Ford with a suicide dive. Dawkins then hits a beautiful somersault senton on Benjamin and Alexander and sticks the landing! Dawkins gets Alexander in the ring and goes for an avalanche. MVP goes to move Alexander, but he’s too late. Dawkins is knocked back. Benjamin and Alexander double-team Dawkins while the referee admonishes MVP. Alexander covers, but Dawkins turns it on him for the victory.
Winners by Pinfall: The Street Profits
Benjamin and Alexander yell at MVP at ringside.
Cathy Kelley is backstage with The Judgment Day. Finn Bálor says he’s ready for tonight’s 6-Pack Challenge. Chad Gable comes up and shooshes everyone. Gable says he couldn’t believe his cauliflower ears when he heard them say they ran through the Raw Tag Team Division. Gable says they stole that win from them last week. Rhea Ripley gets in Gable’s face and warns him to walk away. Dominik Mysterio says he was pumping iron all day and night in the yard and he couldn’t keep Ripley back if she went after Gable. Damian Priest tells Gable and Otis to walk away, or they won’t make it to the ring. Gable says Otis hasn’t gotten his steps in today, so that’s a good idea.
Coming up next, Becky Lynch calls out Bayley.
Becky Lynch’s music hits, and she makes her way to the ring through the crowd. The Man has come to Cincinnati. Lynch gets in the ring and calls that “dope” Bayley out. Bayley comes out alongside WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Dakota Kai and IYO SKY. Lynch calls Bayley a “Karen.” Bayley says she beat Lynch so badly that she forgot that her name is actually Bayley, not Karen. Bayley isn’t understanding what a Karen is. Lynch says she’s an entitled idiot with a bad haircut. Corey Graves says he has an Aunt Karen.
Damage CTRL gets in the ring. A “Becky” chant picks up. Bayley says Lynch is calling her names, but this sound like a bitter reaction that she lost to her and still has no friends. Lynch has an arena full of friends in Cincinnati. They all think Bayley is a sour-faced dope that peaked in 2015. Bayley says 2015 was when she was running NXT while Lynch ran here and stole her spot. Bayley says she was robbed by Lynch. Lynch took her spot on Raw, SmackDown, and WrestleMania. Everything Lynch has should be hers. Lynch says the point that Bayley is missing isn’t that they didn’t see something in her. Bayley wanted to be a leader. Lynch wasn’t supposed to be The Man, change the game, or be the first woman to main event WrestleMania, but she did because she works harder than everyone else. She’ll do it until she can’t anymore.
Lynch loves it, and she knows Bayley loves being the focal point, but she can’t do that while whining and moaning. Bayley says Lynch only took off because another woman punched her in the face. Lynch suggests that she punch Bayley to get her out of her rut, but she hides behind Sky and Kai. Bayley says she doesn’t need them. Lynch suggests they have a Cage Match next week on Raw to prove that. Bayley hesitates before eventually accepting. Lynch says she’ll see Bayley next week.
Dolph Ziggler is warming up backstage when Mustafa Ali comes up to him. Ziggler keeps getting opportunity after opportunity handed to him. Ziggler says no one gets anything handed to them. From one professional to another, he doesn’t have time for Ali today. Ali takes Ziggler down and asks if he has his attention now. Ziggler looks upset.
The Six-Way Elimination Match takes place later tonight.
Elias is in the ring. Elias thinks he’s facing MVP, who comes out dressed in a suit. He’s really facing Omos.
Elias vs. Omos w/ MVP
The bell rings, and Elias charges Omos. Omos throws him to the corner and charges, but Elias sidesteps him. Elias punches him, but Omos shoves him off and big boots him down. Elias gets out of the ring to recover. Omos follows him out, and Elias attacks him. Elias jumps on his back, but Omos pulls him off. Omos charges but hits the ring post when Elias moves. Elias charges, but MVP puts his cane in his way. Elias grabs his guitar, but Omos grabs it and head-butts him. Omos smashes the guitar. Elias attacks Omos getting in the ring with three high knees. Elias goes to the top rope, but Omos grabs him and hits a tree slam for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Omos
Byron Saxton is backstage with WWE Official Adam Pearce. Pearce says Raw’s 30th Anniversary will be one of the biggest nights in the show’s history. Akira Tozawa comes up and says he wants in the Royal Rumble. Tozawa wants a match to show he deserves to be in the Royal Rumble. Pearce gives him a match. If he wins, it’ll go a long way toward making his case to be in the match.
The Judgment Day is walking backstage. They’ll be in action against Alpha Academy next.
Tag Team Match
The Judgment Day (Damian Priest and Dominik Mysterio) w/ Finn Bálor and Rhea Ripley vs. Alpha Academy (Chad Gable and Otis)
Dominik Mysterio starts against Chad Gable. Mysterio has a teardrop painted under his left eye. Mysterio signals for a test of strength to test how well his prison workouts have gone. Gable scares him away. Perhaps Mysterio thought he had a shank on him. Mysterio tags Damian Priest in. Priest powers Gable up, but Gable escapes. Gable applies a waistlock, but Priest powers him out of the ring. Gable gets back in and puts the waistlock back on. Gable twists around and goes for a drop-toe-hold, but Priest doesn’t go down. Gable applies an ankle lock, but Priest quickly gets to the corner and kicks him back. Gable charges, but Priest big boots him down. Gable soon tags Otis in, and Otis knocks Priest to the corner. The crowd loves Otis. Gable tags in and comes off the top rope with an ax handle to the arm. Gable scares Mysterio down. Gable hits the ropes, but Mysterio pulls the top rope down to send him to the floor.
We come back from the break to see Priest take Gable down. Mysterio tags in and has Gable on the top rope. Gable punches him down to the mat and hits a diving head-butt 3/4 of the way across the ring!
Otis and Priest tag in. Otis takes Priest down with a shoulder block and a back elbow. Otis attacks Mysterio and knees him in the face. Priest gets out of a scoop slam and claps the ears. Otis knocks Priest back, but Priest responds with a spin kick. Otis comes right back with a World’s Strongest Slam for a near fall! Priest boots Otis back, and Mysterio blind tags in. Otis avalanches them and sends Priest to the corner before avalanching him. Priest falls down in perfect position for Otis. The crowd gets fired up. Otis does a Caterpillar and just about falls over. Otis goes to the second rope. Mysterio pulls Gable off the apron, but Gable hits a belly-to-belly suplex on the floor! Priest hits Otis with South of Heaven off the second rope! Gable quickly runs in and hits a beautiful German Suplex on Priest. Mysterio attacks Gable, but Gable locks him in an ankle lock! Ripley distracts the referee, allowing Priest to chokeslam Gable. Mysterio covers for the victory!
Winners by Pinfall: The Judgment Day
The Judgment Day, consisting of Damian Priest and Dominik Mysterio, will take on The Usos for the Raw Tag Team Championship next week on Raw’s 30th Anniversary.
Video Package: WWE honors the remarkable life of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion IYO SKY w/ Dakota Kai vs. “Michin” Mia Yim w/ Candice LeRae
The bell rings, and they circle the ring. They lock up, and Sky pulls the hair, but Yim pulls her down. Sky kicks her, but Yim reverses a whip. Yim dropkicks Sky down. Sky pulls herself up in the corner, but Yim quickly attacks. Sky goes to the apron and grabs her, but Yim attacks. Sky comes back with a nice missile dropkick and follows up with double knees in the corner for a two-count. Sky bounces Yim on the turnbuckle and rakes the face on the ropes. Yim pushes her off and forearms her. Sky quickly takes her down and goes for a crossface. Yim fights it, but Sky applies the crossface. Yim rolls her over for a two-count. Sky quickly takes her down and goes for a double underhook bomb. Yim fights it, but Sky lands on her feet. Sky hits an uppercut and elbows away at her. Sky goes for a hurricanrana, but Yim holds her up and hits a neckbreaker. Yim punches and kicks her down. Yim hits two kicks to the chest and connects with a flapjack. Yim hits a low dropkick to the face and goes for a whip, but Sky holds the ropes. Yim hits a German Suplex and goes for Eat Defeat, but Dakota Kai distracts her. LeRae pulls Kai off the apron. Sky knocks LeRae back. Yim hits Eat Defeat for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: “Michin” Mia Yim
Kai immediately gets in the ring and attacks Yim. LeRae runs in and hits a codebreaker on Kai. Yim and LeRae celebrate in the ring.
Video: Alexa Bliss announces she is the new face of evil last week on Raw.
Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair is back and will be out next.
The Royal Rumble takes place a week from Saturday. The commentators talk about the card booked so far.
Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair makes her way to the ring. An “EST” chant picks up. Belair says it’s only been a few weeks, but she missed everyone so much. If it were up to her, she would never miss an episode of Monday Night Raw. This profession has risks, like getting her face busted on the steel steps. She would do it again and again because with every risk comes the reward of being Raw Women’s Champion. Another “EST” chant picks up. Belair says she wasn’t here last week but heard everything she had to say. Belair wants to know if she has the guts to come out and say it to her face.
Alexa Bliss comes out to a remixed version of her theme. Bliss says she’ll repeat herself for Belair and anyone that needs to hear it. Belair fears her because she doesn’t know what she’ll do next. Belair asks if Bliss really wants to beat 29 other women to wait for a title shot or does she want to face her for the Raw Women’s Championship at the Royal Rumble. Bliss wants to know what the catch is. Belair says Bliss wants to be in control, so this is her chance. Bliss says she’ll see her at the Rumble.
Belair says she can see her tonight as well. Belair attacks Bliss and sends her into the ring post. Belair sends her into the barricade and bounces her off the LED apron. Bliss tries to send her into the steps, but Belair puts the brakes on. Belair charges, but Bliss sends her into the crowd. Bliss pulls herself up, and Belair rises up behind her like a horror movie. Belair pulls her into the crowd and kicks away at her. Belair sends her into the walls and grabs a chair. Belair puts two chairs facing each other seat to seat. Belair goes for a KOD but stops when Uncle Howdy emerges. Bliss slides off and chop blocks Belair before hitting a DDT on the floor. Bliss looks over at Uncle Howdy and backs away.
Akira Tozawa vs. Bronson Reed
The bell rings, and Reed quickly grabs Tozawa before hitting a head-and-arm suplex for a near fall. Reed applies a waistlock, but Tozawa gets to the ropes. Tozawa dropkicks Reed and kicks away at him, but Reed barely feels it. Tozawa hits the ropes, but Reed avalanches him down. Reed head-butts him back and chops him in the corner. Reed stomps Tozawa down in the corner and chokes him with his boot. Reed whips Tozawa into the corner and viciously avalanches him. Reed talks a little trash before grabbing him. Reed hits a scoop slam and hits a running senton splash! Kevin Patrick calls it a Steamroller. Reed applies a grounded waistlock, but Tozawa fights up and elbows him in the head a few times. Reed forearms him and goes for a back suplex, but Tozawa flips through. Tozawa stuns him with a kick and hits a hurricanrana that sends Reed out of the ring. Tozawa hits a baseball slide and connects with a suicide dive! Tozawa gets fired up and goes to the apron. Tozawa goes for a rolling senton off the apron, but Reed catches him and hits an INSANE release powerbomb into the barricade! Tozawa hit with the back of his neck! Reed gets in the ring to break up the count-out. Reed then KILLS Tozawa with a diving shoulder off the apron! Oh my… Reed puts Tozawa in the ring and goes to the top rope. Reed CRUSHES him with a Tsunami for the victory!
Winner by Pinfall: Bronson Reed
Byron Saxton is backstage with Seth “Freakin” Rollins. Rollins says just when he thought he was out of the United States Title picture, they pulled him back in. Rollins is excited to be in Cincinnati. Tonight, he’ll win. Then he’ll beat Austin Theory next week. After that, he’ll win the Royal Rumble in San Antonio and kick Roman Reigns’ ass at WrestleMania.
The main event is next.
Next week on Raw is XXX, Becky Lynch battles Bayley in a Steel Cage Match. The Bloodline will also have an Acknowledgement Ceremony. The Usos will defend the Raw Tag Team Championship against The Judgment Day.
WWE Legends will be in attendance. The graphic shows The Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Ric Flair, Road Dogg, X-Pac, Ron Simmons, The Bella Twins, Kurt Angle, Jerry “The King” Lawler, and Teddy Long.
Finally, Austin Theory will also put the United States Championship on the line against the winner of tonight’s main event.
#1 Contender’s Six-Way Elimination Match
Seth “Freakin” Rollins vs. Finn Bálor vs. The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin w/ JBL vs. Bobby Lashley
The winner of this match will take on Austin Theory for the United States Championship at Raw is XXX.
The bell rings, and everyone immediately begins brawling. United States Champion Austin Theory comes to the stage to see who will become his next challenger.
We return from the break to see Rollins and Bálor fighting in the ring. At ringside, Ziggler bounces The Miz off the commentary table. Elsewhere at ringside, Lashley attacks Corbin. Austin Theory is on commentary now. JBL shoves Lashley, and Lashley gets in his face. Corbin attacks Lashley from behind. Miz hits Ziggler with a back body drop into the timekeeper’s area. Ziggler pops up and head-butts him back. Ziggler then jumps off the barricade and hits Miz with a spike DDT on the floor!
In the ring, Rollins hits Bálor with a rib-breaker. Bálor’s ribs are taped up from last week. Rollins goes to the top rope, but Corbin attacks him. Corbin goes for a superplex, but Rollins fights it. Bálor attacks Rollins. Bálor and Corbin go for a double-team superplex, but Lashley runs up and powerbombs Bálor and Corbin as they superplex Rollins. Lashley goes for a spear on Rollins, but Rollins sidesteps him. Miz clotheslines Rollins out of the ring. Ziggler goes for a Zig-Zag on Lashley, but Lashley shrugs him off. Miz goes for a Skull Crushing Finale, but Lashley pushes him off. Ziggler hits Lashley with a famouser. Miz follows up with a Skull Crushing Finale, but Lashley kicks out!
Ziggler goes for a spike DDT on Miz, but Miz shoves him off and kicks away at him in the corner. Miz hits his patented corner clothesline and boots Corbin off the apron. Miz rolls Ziggler up for a near fall. Miz immediately big boots him down. Miz starts the IT Kicks on Ziggler. Bálor rolls Miz up for a near fall. Miz kicks Bálor in his injured ribs and hits a roundhouse. Ziggler ducks a roundhouse from Miz. Miz blocks a superkick and applies a Figure Four Leglock on Ziggler. Ziggler screams in pain. JBL is caught at ringside looking disgusted by this sight. JBL cannot hide his real-life feelings about The Miz. Ziggler screams in pain but manages to roll Miz and reverse the pressure. Rollins gets in the ring and hits Miz with a Stomp for the elimination!
The Miz has been eliminated.
Back from the break, we see Bálor and Corbin double-teaming Rollins in the corner. Bálor attacks Ziggler at the other corner and whips Corbin into him. Corbin flattens Ziggler with an avalanche. Bálor whips Corbin again toward Rollins. Rollins moves, so Corbin goes for an out-and-in clothesline, but Lashley attacks him at ringside. Lashley lifts Corbin to drive him into the ring post, but Bálor cuts him off. Bálor and Corbin take Lashley down at ringside. Bálor gets in the ring, but Rollins takes him down and knocks him out of the ring. Rollins hits a flying knee on Bálor off the apron. Rollins grabs a water bottle from the commentary table and spits water in Theory’s face! Rollins gets in the ring and attacks Bálor. Corbin attacks Rollins. Rollins and Ziggler begin to double-team Corbin. Ziggler dropkicks Corbin to the corner. Rollins and Ziggler go face-to-face and talk. Rollins then forearms Bálor and Ziggler forearms Corbin. They switch places and repeat. Lashley pulls Corbin out of the ring and sends him into the ring steps. Ziggler then rolls Rollins up for a two-count. Rollins rolls Ziggler up for a two-count as well. Rollins avoids a superkick from Ziggler and hits Lashley and Corbin with a suicide dive. Bálor avoids a splash from Ziggler and hits everyone with a somersault senton to the floor. Ziggler then goes to the top rope and takes everyone out with a cross-body block to the floor!
In the ring, Corbin goes for a powerbomb on Ziggler, but Ziggler gets out. Ziggler superkicks him out of the ring. Lashley goes for a Spear on Ziggler, but Ziggler kicks him in the face. Ziggler hits Lashley with a Zig-Zag. Bálor leaps at Ziggler, but Ziggler superkicks him out of midair. Rollins runs in and hits Ziggler with a Pedigree for the elimination.
Dolph Ziggler has been eliminated.
Back from the final break of the evening, we’re down to the final four with Seth “Freakin” Rollins, Bobby Lashley, Finn Bálor, and Baron Corbin. Corbin whips Bálor into Lashley. Bálor holds his ribs in pain. Corbin then whips Bálor into Rollins. Corbin goes for another whip on Bálor but changes his mind and breaks up the partnership with a Deep Six for a near fall! Corbin punches away at Bálor. Rollins grabs Corbin, but Corbin viciously punches him back. Rollins responds with some slaps to the face of Corbin. Corbin drops Rollins on the apron and punches him down to ringside.
Lashley comes up behind Corbin and turns him around. They trade big right hands before Lashley whips him to the corner and hits a corner clothesline. Lashley backs up and charges with a vicious shoulder. Lashley hits a twisting neckbreaker and clotheslines Corbin out of the ring. Lashley attacks Bálor as he tries to attack. Rollins runs in, but Lashley also grabs him. Lashley hits Bálor with a DDT while simultaneously hitting Rollins with a flatliner. Lashley then grabs Rollins and hits a modified dominator for a near fall.
Lashley blocks an apron kick from Bálor and hits a delayed vertical suplex back into the ring. Lashley sizes Bálor up before turning to the stage to see Omos and MVP making their way to ringside. Lashley looks confused. Corbin gets in the ring and clotheslines Lashley. Bálor hits Corbin with a Sling Blade. Rollins clotheslines Corbin out of the ring. Bálor hits a Woo Dropkick on Lashley into the corner. Bálor hits Lashley with a Coup de Grâce. Rollins immediately hits Bálor with a Stomp for the elimination!
Finn Bálor has been eliminated.
Corbin avoids a Stomp from Rollins. Corbin pulls him out of the ring, but Rollins soon superkicks him. Omos grabs Rollins and throws him over the commentary table. Corbin looks up to Omos and backs away. Corbin gets in the ring, and Lashley spears him down for the elimination! JBL looks disappointed.
Baron Corbin has been eliminated.
Lashley points at omos and yells at him. Theory then clocks Lashley in the face with the United States Championship! Omos grabs Theory by the throat for a chokeslam through the commentary table, but Theory leaps over the top. Omos still has the grip applied, so Rollins hits a Stomp on Omos on the table! Rollins then leaps off the table and attacks Theory! Rollins clotheslines Theory into the timekeeper’s area. Rollins gets in the ring and sizes Lashley up. MVP gets on the apron, so Rollins superkicks him off. Rollins hits the ropes, but Lashley spears him down for the victory!
Winner by Pinfall: Bobby Lashley
Bobby Lashley will face Austin Theory for the United States Championship at Raw is XXX.