RAW Notes, Results & Review: December 10, 2018

RAW Notes, Results & Review: December 10, 2018

December 10, 2018 0 By Nicolas Brosnan

Results:

  • Bobby Roode & Chad Gable def. AOP & Drake Maverick to become new RAW Tag Team Champions.

Match Grade: C+

Match Time: 8:24

  • Drew McIntyre def. Dolph Ziggler.

Match Grade: B-

Match Time: 8:25

  • Bayley def. Alicia Fox.

Match Grade: C-

Match Time: 3:45

  • Lio Rush w/ Bobby Lashley def. Elias.

Match Grade: C

Match Time: 4:10

  • Ember Moon w/ Ronda Rousey def. Tamina w/ Nia Jax.

Match Grade: C

Match Time: 5:10

  • Seth Rollins def. Baron Corbin in a TLC Match to retain the Intercontinental Championship.

Match Grade: A-

Match Time: 24:30

Notes:

Seth Rollins Promo

  • Something new to Rollins’ theme as “Burn It Down” is said every 15 seconds.
  • Seth Rollins calls out RAW GM Elect Baron Corbin.
  • Corbin comes out.
  • Corbin tells Rollins if they want to have a conversation they can do it in private.
  • Corbin says the door to his office is always open to superstars of his caliber.
  • Rollins isn’t buying into Corbin.
  • Rollins says Monday Night RAW has sucked because of Baron Corbin because he puffs his chest out, ends people’s careers and abuse his powers.
  • Rollins says what is not ok, not right, it is wrong.
  • Corbin gets Rollins is frustrated that’s why he’s allowing him to take out his anger.
  • Rollins says Corbin has no idea what he’s doing.
  • Rollins says The Revival should be in Tag Team Championship matches not Lucha House Parties.
  • Rollins hates the urination segments.
  • Rollins asks Corbin where Brock Lesnar is.
  • Rollins says the last time Lesnar competed in a match on RAW was 2002.
  • Rollins says Corbin has been a failure.
  • Rollins says the fans support, TV ratings & morale are at an all-time low.
  • Corbin appreciates his feedback.
  • Corbin doesn’t give a damn about what the locker room thinks or what the fans think.
  • Corbin says he is going to be in charge for a very long time.
  • Corbin says it’s only going to get worse for Rollins.
  • Corbin says Dean Ambrose is going to win the Intercontinental Championship from Rollins & Corbin will beat Strowman in a TLC match.
  • Corbin says after that JoJo will stand up & introduce him as permanent RAW GM.
  • Corbin says he is going to put Rollins through hell the night after TLC.
  • Rollins wants to be put through hell tonight.
  • Rollins challenges Corbin to a TLC match.
  • Corbin says it’ll be the end of Rollins.
  • Corbin says he’ll show everyone what happens when you disrespect the current & future GM of RAW.
  • Rollins calls Corbin a coward.
  • Corbin tries to speak but Rollins keeps interrupting him & calling him a coward.
  • Corbin finally agrees to fight Rollins but it’ll be for the Intercontinental Championship.
  • Fuentes asks Rollins if he regrets calling out Corbin.
  • Rollins says if he wants to be a leader he has to take a stand if he doesn’t then he doesn’t deserve to wear the Intercontinental Championship.

AOP vs Roode & Gable

  • 3 on 2 Handicap match for the RAW Tag Team Championships. I don’t understand how Roode & Gable deserved another title opportunity after Maverick pinned Roode last week.
  • Maverick wanted to get the victory for AOP but ultimately cost them the titles.

Bobby Roode & Chad Gable Post-Match Interview

  • Roode says there hasn’t been a lot of reason for hope on RAW lately.
  • Gable says at the moment only one word comes to mind on how they feel… GLORIOUS!

Natalya Promo

  • Natalya says she usually walks down with a smile.
  • Natalya says she needs to talk about Ruby Riott.
  • Natalya says Ruby doesn’t respect anyone or anything.
  • Nattie said Ruby made it personal when Riott broke her father’s glasses.
  • Nattie brings up the Montreal Screwjob.
  • Nattie says she is damn proud to be a Hart & to represent her family.
  • Nattie says she is gonna dedicate her match to her father, Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart.
  • Nattie starts to get emotional.
  • Nattie says she’s gonna drive Ruby’s ass through a table.
  • The Riott Squad come out.
  • Ruby says Nattie walks around the locker room feeling sorry for herself.
  • Ruby says Nattie needs to get a good counselor.
  • Riott says Nattie doesn’t represent the Harts, she disgraces her family.
  • Riott shows Nattie a table with her dad on it.
  • Riott says once she puts Nattie through the table with her dad on it, they’ll be closer than ever.
  • This has been a very good story between the two.

Drew McIntyre Pre-Match Interview

  • Caruso asks McIntyre why he challenged Ziggler to a rematch tonight.
  • McIntyre says no one ever stays undefeated. Brings up Undertaker, Andre The Giant & himself.
  • McIntyre says he’ll finish Balor off at TLC for good.
  • McIntyre says he’s making RAW a better place for everybody & he doesn’t care if they don’t like him they will respect him.

Dean Ambrose Backstage Interview

  • Ambrose tells Caruso not to call him the Lunatic Fringe ever again.
  • Ambrose says the architect is something Seth called himself to be relevant.
  • Ambrose says Rollins is a piece of sh—…nope.
  • Ambrose says if Rollins is IC Champion by TLC he will take the title off him.
  • Ambrose replies with “who cares” after being asked about how Roman would feel about this whole situation.
  • A video package of the night Roman announced he has Leukemia & Dean and Seth winning the Tag Team Titles is shown.
  • Ambrose walks away after the video is shown.

Elias Performance

  • Elias says Lashley was on radio today basically dissing San Diego sport teams.
  • Elias says he thinks he’s a good guy. Hitting children with a guitar isn’t something he would do but he made an exception.
  • Elias has a song for Bobby Lashley
  • Bobby Lashley & Lio Rush interrupt Elias.

Elias vs Lio Rush

  • Heath Slater is referee for this match.
  • Lashley attacks Elias during the match but no bell is rung.
  • Lashley smashes Elias’ guitar over him.
  • Lashley demands Slater to count.

Heath Slater & Baron Corbin Backstage Segment

  • Corbin says Heath did a good job.
  • Heath wants to go home.
  • Corbin says he can’t he has another match to officiate.

Nia Jax & Ronda Rousey Face-To-Face w/ Alexa Bliss

  • Jax cuts Bliss off.
  • Jax says Ronda should just give her the title so Rousey can avoid the humiliation she will endure.
  • Jax says she is Rousey’s worst nightmare.
  • Nia is horrible at promos.
  • Jax says her secret is her fist.
  • Nia says she is going to break Ronda’s face.
  • Nia screams into the mic once again… might have to buy new speakers.
  • Ronda Rousey comes out.
  • Rousey says she came here to fight.
  • Nia & Tamina exit the ring.
  • Nia & Tamina proceed to corner Rousey.
  • Moon comes out.
  • We’re getting Moon vs Tamina.
  • I don’t know why Bliss was out there. She didn’t even get to talk.

Baron Corbin Backstage Interview

  • Corbin doesn’t think he is abusing his power.
  • Caruso says there are rumors that are floating around.
  • Corbin doesn’t believe the rumors.
  • Corbin says the entire locker room & WWE Universe will all hail him as new permanent GM.

TLC Match Stipulation Added

  • Elias vs Bobby Lashley will now be a ladder match with a guitar hanging, first person to grab the guitar gets to use it on his opponent.

Baron Corbin vs Seth Rollins in a TLC Match for the Intercontinental Championship

  • Heath Slater is the referee for this match.
  • Corbin demands Slater to get him a ladder. Slater goes to get him one but Rollins gets the upper-hand on Corbin.
  • Slater knocks Rollins off the ladder & tries to help Corbin win but is unsuccessful.