WWE Raw results: The WWE Raw episode kicked off with a huge pyrotechnics display. The Money in the Bank briefcases were hanging above the ring, as WWE gears up for their next PPV. WWE Champion Bobby Lashley made his way to the ring, with MVP and the ladies.
WWE Champion Bobby Lashley’s segment
MVP welcomed everyone to the VIP lounge. Bobby Lashley said that Drew McIntyre was at his best at Hell in a Cell and still Lashley managed to defeat him. MVP reminded everyone that McIntyre could no longer challenge Lashley for the WWE title.
The New Day came out on stage. Kofi Kingston mentioned that they wanted to participate in the celebration. They threw a toast at Lashley. MVP said that this was the reason that Kingston was watching Hell in a Cell instead of being in the main event.
Kingston asked Lashley if he thought that MVP and the ladies will still be with him if he lost the title. Lashley said that he will never be losing the title. Kingston reminded him that he pinned Lashley a while ago and challenged him to a match at Money in the Bank.
Lashley accepted and said that to make sure that the match has no interference, he will face Xavier Woods. Woods accepts and wanted the Hell in a Cell stipulation. Lashley accepted.
Ricochet def. AJ Styles (Qualifies for Money in the Bank match)
The bell rang and Styles kicked and chopped Ricochet to the corner. Ricochet came back with a springboard dropkick. He landed on his feet trying a moonsault, but Styles scooped him up and darted him into the ring post.
Ricochet fought back but Styles reversed a whip and clotheslined him down. Ricochet hit a springboard cross-body block as Ricochet charged. Styles got in the corner and clotheslined him. Ricochet hit a northern lights suplex, rolled through, and hit a vertical suplex.
Styles missed a Pelé Kick, and Ricochet hit a German Suplex. Styles fought back and applied a Calf Crusher, but Ricochet quickly grabbed the bottom rope. The Viking Raiders ran down and attacked Omos.
Omos fought them off and charged, but the Viking Raiders sidestepped him and sent him through the barricade. Styles knocked Ricochet back and went for a Phenomenal Forearm, but Ricochet hit a Recoil for the win.
Asuka and Naomi def. Eva Marie and Doudrop (Qualifies for Money in the Bank match)
Asuka started against Eva Marie. They circled around the ring, and Eva immediately tagged Doudrop in. Asuka punched away at Doudrop but she quickly head-butted her and sent her into the ropes. Naomi tagged in and kicked Doudrop.
Doudrop took Naomi down and hit a cannonball. She pulled Naomi to the corner but Eva Marie got on the apron and tagged herself in. Eva covered Naomi, but Naomi kicked out. Eva went for a tag, but Doudrop got off the apron. Naomi rolled Eva up for the win.
Raw Women’s Championship segment
WWE Officials Adam Pearce and Sonya Deville were in the ring, to address the Hell in a Cell match between Charlotte Flair and Rhea Ripley. Rhea Ripley walked down to the ring. Pearce reminded her that the rules weren’t made to be abused. Ripley said that she had often seen Flair do that.
Charlotte Flair walked out and mentioned that she was impressed with Ripley for being a thoughtful competitor. Deville mentioned that Flair deserved a rematch, and announced it for Money in the Bank.
John Morrison def. Randy Orton (Qualifies for Money in the Bank match)
As the match began, Morrison backed Orton to the corner. Orton hit a headlock takeover, but Morrison rolled him onto his shoulders. Morrison twisted out and applied a front facelock and kneed Orton in the ribs.
Morrison applied an arm bar, but Orton fought up. Orton poked Morrison in the eyes and whipped him down by the hair. Orton clotheslined him out of the ring and bounced his face off the commentary table. Orton then hit Morrison with a back suplex on the desk and scared the Miz away.
Orton chopped away at Morrison’s chest in the corner. He hit a hanging DDT, but Miz soon sprayed him with the Drip Stick. Riddle came down on his scooter and chased Miz. Orton was distracted, and Morrison knocked him down to hit the Starship Pain for the win.
Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross def. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler (Qualify for Money in the Bank match)
Nikki Cross started off against Shayna Baszler and took her down. Alexa Bliss tried to hypnotize Reginald, but Baszler snapped him out of it. Cross hit Jax, Baszler, and Reginald with a cross-body block to the floor.
Bliss tagged in. Baszler took her down and applied a chin lock. Bliss powered out and hit a sunset flip powerbomb. Jax and Cross tagged in. Cross charged at Jax, but Jax took her down.
Baszler tagged in and went to hit Cross, but nearly hit Jax. Jax got mad and got off the apron. Bliss hypnotized Reginald to nearly hit Jax as Cross rolled up Baszler for the win.
Riddle def. Drew McIntyre (Qualifies for the Money in the Bank match)
Both men were cautious at the start of the match. Riddle clubbed McIntyre’s injured back, and McIntyre angrily clotheslined him down. McIntyre winced in pain as he connected with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex.
Riddle backed Drew into the ring post and hit a suplex on the floor. McIntyre scooped Riddle up, but Riddle slid off and kicked him in the back. Riddle connected an exploder suplex followed by a kick to the spine.
McIntyre hit an inverted Alabama Slam and put Riddle on the top rope. Riddle elbowed him into the tree of woe, but McIntyre hit a super German Suplex. Randy Orton walked out to the stage looking angry.
McIntyre attempted a super White Noise on Riddle, but Riddle slid off and hit a powerbomb off the second rope. McIntyre set up for a Claymore Kick, but Riddle collapsed. Riddle kicked him in the head and went to the top rope.
McIntyre charged, but Riddle locked him in the Bromission. McIntyre managed to get out and stunned him with a Glasgow Kiss. McIntyre got him in the electric chair, but Riddle hit a victory roll for the win.
Bobby Lashley def. Xavier Woods (Hell in a Cell match)
The bell rang and Woods dropkicked Lashley immediately. Lashley quickly fought back and punched him in the corner before delivering some shoulder thrusts to the midsection. Lashley hit a couple of flatliners for a near fall. He threw Woods out of the ring.
Lashley went outside and blocked a chair to the head. Lashley threw it at Woods and punched the chair into his face. The WWE Champion charged, but hit the ring post when Woods moved and fell out of the ring. Woods hit Lashley with a big baseball slide.
Lashley stopped Woods from bringing out a kendo stick and sent him into the cell wall. Kingston criticized Lashley for his tactics. Lashley put Woods in the ring and stood on him. Woods tried for a desperation roll-up, but Lashley didn’t leave his feet.
Woods continued to smack the Champion with the stick. He charged, but Lashley dropped him onto the apron. Lashley attacked Woods and went to powerbomb him through the table, but Woods got out. He superkicked Lashley onto the table and went to the top rope. Woods hit a big flying elbow drop on Lashley through the table.
Lashley avoided a running knee from Woods and sent him into a chair wedged in the corner. Lashley speared Woods down before applying the Hurt Lock for the win.
After the match, Lashley drove Woods into the steel cage. MVP ran inside the structure and locked himself in. Lashley applied the Hurt Lock on Kingston again and pushed him into the cage wall. Kingston begged in desperation as the show ended.