RAW Notes, Results & Review: December 10, 2018December 10, 2018
- 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
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 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 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.