By Ryan Satin
FOX Sports activities WWE Analyst
This week on WWE Raw, Bayley returned to the present with a brand new crew intent on making an impression.
First, listed below are the match outcomes:
– AJ Kinds defeated Mustafa Ali and The Miz through pinfall to earn a spot in a primary contenders match later for the US title
– Seth Rollins defeated Montez Ford through pinfall
– Alexa Bliss and Asuka fought to a no-contest resulting from interference from Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY
– Ciampa defeated Chad Gable and Dolph Ziggler to earn the opposite spot in a No. 1 contenders match for the US title
– Raw Girls’s champ Bianca Belair and IYO SKY fought to a no-contest resulting from interference from a number of opponents
– Ciampa defeated AJ Kinds to earn a U.S. title shot subsequent week
– The Usos defeated The Judgement Day through pinfall to retain the Undisputed Tag Crew Championship
Second of the night time: The Man comes round once more
Becky Lynch appeared on the high of the present for a promo revealing she suffered a separated shoulder throughout the Raw Girls’s title match at SummerSlam.
Becky Lynch thanks Bianca Belair and begins her SummerSlam comeback story
Becky Lynch kicked off Monday Evening Raw following her SummerSlam Showdown with The EST of WWE, Bianca Belair, sharing an emotional second with the Raw Girls’s Champion.
What made this phase the second of the night time, although, was Becky explaining how she had misplaced her means over the past 12 months as Large Time Becks – and that now she was mainly going to be “The Man” once more.
This was a wise, artistic choice by Triple H.
Lynch is among the most beloved members of the roster and preventing in opposition to that over the past 12 months, as entertaining as Becky was, simply by no means made a lot sense.
Followers wish to cheer for considered one of their favorites. Now they’ll.
Hopefully she will return in time to win the Rumble subsequent 12 months.
Match of the night time: AJ Kinds vs. Mustafa Ali vs. The Miz
Mustafa Ali getting a possibility to remind everybody of his immense in-ring talent made me glad. Hopefully, Ricochet will get related remedy on SmackDown this week.
Moreover, AJ Kinds was on hearth. The man was busting out modern offense like no person’s enterprise.
These are the sorts of matches folks wish to watch on Mondays.
Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY’s first Raw as a faction was completed to perfection.
They seemed robust on the high of the present attacking Becky Lynch backstage, coming throughout as assured badasses in backstage segments. IYO’s first match showcased her offense, in addition to protected her, and Dakota gave a delicate nod to Triple H.
This was a really optimistic begin for the group.
Montez Ford was an absolute famous person in his match in opposition to Rollins, regardless of shedding, and Ciampa got here out of Raw with a title match.
Making the midcard really feel particular is vital. That’s how folks develop a fan base and transfer up the cardboard.
Extra of this, please, Triple H.
For a segment-by-segment breakdown of the present, hearken to the RAW Roundup podcast within the “Out of Character” feed on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.
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Ryan Satin is a WWE analyst for FOX Sports activities. Satin beforehand appeared on FS1’s “WWE Backstage” and based Professional Wrestling Sheet, the place he broke numerous information tales as editor-in-chief.
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