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Monday Night Raw – April 4

Monday Night Raw – April 4

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*Live from Dallas, TX.

*Cody Rhodes to the ring…despite rumors, the decision to return to WWE was easy…shows the photo of Dusty holding the WWWF title in 1977 at MSG, that he didn’t actually win…at 8 years old, Cody decided he needed to win that title for his dad…Seth Rollins interrupts, makes his way to the ring & shakes Cody’s hand…show of respect, no words exchanged.

(1)  Sasha Banks & Naomi defeat Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan…Naomi & Sasha hit their tandem Facebuster/Codebreaker finisher on Liv, Naomi covers for the win (09:03)…AFTER…Rhea disgustedly walks away from Liv.

*Kevin Owens to the ring…he might have made a mistake with his WrestleMania plans, because Steve Austin is still great & KO had an injured back…but KO sacrificed his health for the fans…Ezekiel (Elias’ younger brother) interrupts…KO gives him 10 seconds to leave…when Ezekiel doesn’t leave, KO does.

(2) Miz defeats Dominik Mysterio…Miz hits the Skull-Crushing Finale for the win (00:32)…AFTER…Veer Mahaan to the ring, Miz slides out…Mahaan destroys Rey & Dom.

*Bianca Belair to the ring, sporting a nice shiner…thanks the Universe for believing in her…she’ll be the champion we deserve.  (if you’re honest with yourself about the majority of the Internet Wrestling Community, that statement should be terrifying)

(3)  Bron Breakker defeats Dolph Ziggler…to become the NEW NXT Champion…Breakker kicks out of the Superkick that beat him at Stand & Deliver…Breakker hits Ziggler with a Spear & follows with the Gorilla Press Powerslam for the win (10:03).

*MVP to the ring…introduces Bobby Lashley, who celebrates his Mania win…Omos interrupts, he wants a rematch…Omos & Bobby share a staredown…MVP attacks Bobby from behind for saying he didn’t need MVP to beat Omos…MVP leaves with Omos.

*Liv finds Rhea backstage…Rhea apologizes, says she got them a tag title match next week…all is forgiven with a hug.

*Queen Zelina grabs a mic before her scheduled tag match against Natty & Shayna…Zelina blames Carmella for losing the tag titles & has harsh words for her upcoming nuptials…they attack each other…Carmella seeks sanctuary in her fiancée’s lap…looks like that match isn’t happening…and Corey & Carmella need to get a room.

*Usos approach Austin Theory backstage & bust on him about his Mania loss…Theory says he’s the best investment Mr. McMahon ever made & Finn Balor will find out tonight.

(4)  Usos & Austin Theory defeat RK-Bro & Finn Balor…Theory hits A-Town Down on Balor for the win (08:25).

*Edge to the ring…demands we all rise for the man who respects his message & who will be the punishment (wink, wink) for the guilty, Damian PriestAJ Styles interrupts, runs through Priest in the aisle, drops Edge in the ring…AJ grabs some chairs but Priest has recovered…Edge/Priest hit a Spear/Legsweep combo on AJ…refs & agents stop Edge from delivering another con-chair-to to AJ.

(5)  Street Profits defeat Alpha Academy…Alphas attack before the bell…chaos…Adam Pearce out, changes this to a TEXAS TORNADO MATCH…Dawkins lays Gable out on a table in the ring…Ford hits a splash From the Heavens, through the table, for the win (08:23).

*Roman Reigns (& the Bloodline) to the ring…the Wise Man runs down the accomplishments of the Bloodline in the ring & at the box office…Roman will reveal the next steps this Friday on SmackDown.


WWE RAW PREVIEW – April 11, 2022

+ Sasha Banks & Naomi (c) vs. Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan – Women’s Tag Team Championship

+ AJ Styles vs. Damian Priest

+ Veer Mahaan vs. Rey Mysterio


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