WWE Raw Results returned as it was announced that Samoa Joe couldn’t join the commentators tonight and they’re joined by MVP.
When asked about Benjamin and Alexander, MVP said if they showed the type of initiative they just did they’d still be in the Hurt Business.
Sheamus vs. Riddle
The match started with them locking up and Sheamus forcing him back into the corner, but Riddle slipped out and slapped on a rear waist lock.
Sheamus went into the corner to break the hold, and Riddle hit a shoulder. Sheamus powered out of the corner and took Riddle down with a headlock that Riddle reversed into a rear waist lock again.
Sheamus rolled out of it and locked in a head lock, and went for a pin when Riddle tried to lock in a triangle choke.
Sheamus then his Riddle with an uppercut and a shot in the midsection and then stomped him before rolling him over in a side headlock.
Riddle got to his feet and threw Sheamus into the ropes, and Sheamus hit a shoulder block and a kick.
Sheamus came off the ropes and caught Riddle in the air, but Riddle managed to wiggle around to lock in a sleeper hold.
Sheamus tried to roll out of it, but Riddle locked him up on the mat, but Sheamus got to his feet and backed Riddle into a corner and nhis a series of reverse elbows and then a clothesline.
Sheamus stomped Riddle and hit a clubbing blow to the back.
They traded forearms in the middle of the ring with Sheamuy gaining the upper hand, and then eating a pair of kicks and a high knee before Riddle hit a dropkick to send Sheamus to the floor.
Riddle flipped to the apron and hit a running kick, and then a moonsault off the apron as we headed to commercial.
Sheamus was too strong
Back from commercial, they’re back in the ring with Sheamus in control with a Dublin Smile. He nailed Riddle with a series of rights, but Riddle fought back.
Riddle then came off the ropes, but Sheamus hit a backbreaker for a near pinfall.
Sheamus then hit with a knee, and a couple of forearms to Riddle’s back. Sheamus then picked him up and headed up the ropes for a White Noise, but Riddle slipped out and tried a powerbomb.
Sheamus held on and knocked Riddle down, but Riddle was back and tried a superplex, and after being shoved down headed back to hit a super belly to belly suplex.
Riddle hit a series of strikes, then hit a Pele kick and a couple of forearms in the corner.
Riddle hit an exploder and then a series of knees and kicks.
Sheamus cauvght his next kick and went for and Alabama Slam but Riddle slipped out and hit a Final Flash knee followed by a Broton for a near pinfall.
Riddle went for a triangle, but Sheamus picked Riddle up and hit a powerbomb but Riddle held on. This time, Sheamus reached the bottom rope to break the hold.
From his knees on the apron, Sheamus hit a right into Riddle’s midsection.
Riddle went for a kick but Sheamus caught it and hefted him over the top rope to hit a White Noise on the ring apron for a near pinfall.
Riddle hit an Alabama Slam for another near pinfall.
Sheamus readied for a Brogue Kick, but Riddle hit a running knee and rolled Sheamus up for a pin attempt.
Sheamus caught his next kick attempt and hit a knee strike for the win.
This was an awesome match that really had a little of everything old school.
After the match, Sheamus was celebrating and Riddle shoved him over the top rope and he glared at Sheamus.
Backstage, Shane McMahon was asked about what he’ll reveal in his expose about Braun Strowman, and Shane said he respects the attempt but he’ll have to wait to find out some surprising things about Strowman.
McIntyre’s open challenge
Backstage, McIntyre came across AJ Styles and Omos and told them there’s not a chance he’ll turn his back on them.
He told Styles Lashley’s offer is the type he can’t refuse, and Styles said they have bigger and more realistic plans for WrestleMania.
Styles said they’re going to embarrass the New Day at WrestleMania and become the new Raw tag team champions.
Once they left, McIntyre called out for anyone that’s interested in taking him on but no one answered.
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