WWE Monday night RAW kicked off when a confrontation broke out between AJ Styles and World Heavyweight champion Roman Reigns after the former said he has been accused of planning to win the World Heavyweight title from the current champion at Extreme Rules with the help of Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows. The two wrestlers will clash at Extremes Rules on 22 May.
Reigns came out to confront Styles, who was joined by Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. The Usos then joined Reigns. This set up a tag team match later for the evening with Reigns and Styles in opposite corners. The Usos defeated Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows. Moreover, after the fight a brawl broke out between the two sides and Styles hit Reigns with a Styles Clash onto a chair.
Check out the other match results below:
1. Sami Zayn vs Cesaro
The match ended in a no contest when Kevin Owens and The Miz got involved. Kevin Owens and The Miz were on commentary and a war of words between the two led the former to toss the Intercontinental Champion on the ring apron. This led to a brawl between the two wrestlers, which ultimately landed in the ring, where Sami Zayn and Cesaro attacked Kevin Owens and The Miz.
2. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn vs The Miz and Cesaro
After the Sami Zayn vs Cesaro fight ended in a no contest, Shane McMahon made a tag team match between Kevin Owens and The Miz vs Cesaro and Sami Zayn. But Stephanie came out and altered the members of the tag teams to Cesaro and Miz vs Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn defeated The Miz and Cesaro after Zayn pinned The Miz after he was hit with the Helluva Kick.
3. The Shining Stars vs Scott Jackson and Brian Kennedy
Primo and Epico defeated Scott Jackson and Brian Kennedy after Epico got the pin after hitting The Shining Star.
4. Dana Brooke vs Becky Lynch
Brooke won her Raw debut by defeating Dana Brooke via pinfall.
5. Breezango vs The Golden Truth
Tyler Breeze and Fandango defeated Goldust and R-Truth after Tyler pinned Goldust, who was accidentally kicked by his partner.
6. Alberto Del Rio vs Kalisto
Alberto Del Rio defeated Kalisto after Rusev caused a distraction by attacking Sin Cara.
7. Big Cass defeated D-Von Dudley (with Bubba Ray Dudley)
Big Cass defeated D-Von Dudley via pinfall.