WWE Monday Night Raw broadcast live on the USA Network at 8 p.m. ET.
Monday Night Raw opened with a recap of last week and Braun Strowman entered to tell the audience how he’ll win the WWE Universal championship at the Royal Rumble. General manager Kurt Angle arrived and fired Strowman from Raw.
Strowman attacked security and caused mayhem over the first hour of Raw, taking out equipment, more security and even Michael Cole before he was re-hired by Stephanie McMahon.
WWE Monday Night Raw main event: Seth Rollins (w/ Jason Jordan) def. Finn Balor (w/ Balor Club) via pinfall
Rollins pinned Balor after hitting the curbstomp. Jordan distracted the one-time WWE Universal champion, allowing Rollins the opening.
Goldberg was announced as the first member of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class
Paige was announced OUT of the Women’s Royal Rumble match
This comes after what may be a career-ending injury. Still no decision has been announced on potential retirement.
Roman Reigns def. The Miztourage (w/ The Miz) in a handicap match via pinfall
Reigns pinned Curtis Axel after landing a spear.
Asuka def. Nia Jax after Jax was unable to finish her match due to leg injury
Asuka took it to Jax in a competitive, back-and-forth bout. Asuka kicked Jax on the stairs, injuring her knee. She barely made it back in the ring before the 10-count but couldn’t finish the match. The referee called the match after Jax couldn’t get to her feet, and Alexa Bliss came down to the ring to check on her as she was helped to the back.
Titus Worldwide (Titus O’Neil & Apollo Crews) def. The Bar (Cesaro & Sheamus) via pinfall
Jason Jordan distracted the former tag team champions, allowing Crews to get the rollup for the pinfall. Seth Rollins argued with Jordan on the stage after his partner cost the Bar the win.
WWE Monday Night Raw Best of the Rest:
- Cedric Alexander (w/ Goldust) def. Tony Nese (w/ Enzo Amore) via pinfall
- Jason Jordan somehow talked his father, Angle, into booking Seth Rollins against Finn Balor for later in the evening
- The Revival (Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson) def. jobbers via pinfall
- Elisa introduced the Miz, who talked up his Intercontinental title match at Raw 25 next week
- “Woken” Matt Hardy def. Heath Slater via pinfall
- Sonya Deville (w/ Absolution) def. Sasha Banks via pinfall