RAW Notes, Results & Review: January 7, 2019January 7, 2019
- Seth Rollins, Finn Balor & John Cena def. Dean Ambrose, Bobby Lashley & Drew McIntyre.
Match Grade: B+
- Bobby Roode & Chad Gable def. The Revival in a Lumberjack Match.
Match Grade: B-
- Baron Corbin def. Elias.
Match Grade: C
- Ember Moon & Apollo Crews def. Alicia Fox & Jinder Mahal.
Match Grade: C-
- Sasha Banks def. Nia Jax & will face Ronda Rousey for the RAW Women’s Championship at the Royal Rumble.
Match Grade: B-
- Dean Ambrose def. Seth Rollins in a Falls Count Anywhere Match to retain the Intercontinental Championship.
Match Grade: B-
Opening of RAW
- Graphic in honor of the late Mean Gene Okerlund is shown at the beginning of RAW.
- Bobby Lashley & Seth Rollins are fighting backstage.
- Officials and Superstars are trying to break them up.
- They come onto the stage and fight.
John Cena Promo
- Cena welcomes everyone to Orlando, RAW & the road to WrestleMania.
- Cena says he has to step up.
- Cena says in life nothing is given away or handed to you.
- Cena says he plans on winning the golden ticket.
- Cena enters himself in this years Royal Rumble match.
- Drew McIntyre comes out.
- McIntyre dissed Cena’s hair.
- McIntyre says Cena is the greatest of all time.
- Cena questions what McIntyre is saying.
- McIntyre asks Cena if he’s been keeping up with the product.
- McIntyre says he is the most dangerous man in WWE.
- McIntyre says he has come for Cena now.
- Cena says this show started out so hot, now he’s sad because McIntyre comes out.
- Cena says he had to leave so superstars can think of a different promo.
- Cena asks what makes McIntyre different than anyone else.
- Lio Rush comes out.
- Rush wants the show to be cancelled.
- Rollins attacks Lashley.
- Ambrose comes out to attack Rollins.
- Cena tries to help Rollins.
- 3 on 2 attack.
- Balor comes out to save Rollins & Cena.
Finn Balor, Seth Rollins & John Cena vs Dean Ambrose, Drew McIntyre & Bobby Lashley
- Cena delivers an Attitude Adjustment to Dean Ambrose.
- Cena receives a Glasgow Kiss from McIntyre.
- Cena delivers an Attitude Adjustment to Bobby Lashley.
- Balor delivers a Coup de Grace to Ambrose. Moments later McIntyre delivers a claymore to Balor.
- Rollins delivers a moonsault to Lashley & Ambrose.
- Cena delivers another AA to Cena.
- Rollins goes for a Frog Splash but McIntyre moves out of the way.
- Rollins pins Ambrose.
Seth Rollins & Triple H Backstage Segment
- Rollins knocks Triple H’s coffee out of his hands.
- Rollins demands a shot at the Intercontinental Championship.
- Hunter says he got it.
- Hunter announces it’s a Falls Count Anywhere Match.
- Hunter says to Rollins, “Welcome back.”
Hulk Hogan Tribute to Mean Gene Okerlund
- Hogan says Mean Gene loved entertaining all of us.
- A video of the life of Mean Gene is played.
- Hogan says Mean Gene was one of a kind.
- Hogan tells Mean Gene that he loves him.
- Hogan says Mean Gene is in his heart.
- “Thank you, Mean Gene.” Chants.
Braun Strowman Promo
- Strowman with a huge pop.
- Strowman grabs the mic but gives it back, rips his shirt off and calls out Lesnar.
- Heyman and Lesnar appear on the big screen.
- Heyman says that Strowman needs to learn about the card subjecting to change.
- Heyman says let this be a lesson learned.
- Lesnar finally comes out.
- No fight happens.
- Waste of time.
A Moment of Bliss w/ Special Guest Ronda Rousey
- Bliss welcomes everyone to the premiere episode.
- Bliss introduces Rousey.
- Bliss tries to shake Rousey’s hand. Rousey declines.
- Rousey gives praise to Sasha.
- Nia comes out and pretends to barf.
- Sasha comes out & thanks Rousey.
- Sasha says she can teach Ronda how to lose with class.
- Sasha calls Nia a bitch & challenges her, winner faces Rousey.
Dean Ambrose vs Seth Rollins Falls Count Anywhere IC Title Match
- Rollins & Ambrose fight backstage.
- They proceed to fight in the crowd.
- Rollins was about to win but Lashley attacks Rollins.
- Ambrose crawls to pin Rollins.