John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw from Lexington, Kentucky as the mysterious Superstar Shakeup continued with more roster moves reflected on the show, the Raw participants for both Money in the Bank Ladder matches were announced, Seth Rollins and AJ Styles had a contract signing for their upcoming Universal title match, the return of the Firefly Fun House, Shane McMahon chokes The Miz unconscious, and The Revival are caught shaving.
The mysterious Superstar Shakeup continued with more roster moves reflected on the show, a pair of three-way matches took place with the winners facing off to determine Seth Rollins’ next challenger for the Universal title, an insane re-introduction of Bray Wyatt, the transformation of Bobby to Robert Roode, an update on The Vikings and their call-up experience, and a three-hour build up to a Baron Corbin main event.
On the final Raw before WrestleMania, Ronda Rousey teamed with Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch against The Riott Squad before the main event participants were arrested. Plus, Kurt Angle’s final Raw before his farewell match, Rey Mysterio vs. Baron Corbin, a great Batista promo, the Demon version of Finn Balor is advertised for WrestleMania, and Stephanie McMahon announces it’s “Winner Take All” in the women’s main event.
Monday’s episode featured a Last Man Standing match between Drew McIntyre and Dean Ambrose, Triple H quotes the Spice Girls as his career is threatened, SNL hosts added to the WrestleMania battle royal, Roman Reigns answered Drew McIntyre’s challenge, Kurt Angle has one more match with Samoa Joe, and for some reason there was a Beat the Clock Challenge featuring Ronda Rousey, Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch.
Monday’s episode of Raw built towards the reunion of The Shield and the announcement of their match for this Sunday’s Fastlane event, Triple H’s reaction to Dave Batista after his attack on Richard Fliehr, King Kong Bundy passes away, Arn Anderson firing details and Torrie Wilson joins the WWE Hall of Fame.
Following Elimination Chamber, Raw featured four big NXT call ups with NXT champion Tommaso Ciampa, North American champion Johnny Gargano, Ricochet and Aleister Black all wrestling on the show. Plus, Ronda Rousey defended her title in a rematch against Ruby Riott, “The Brock Lesnar Story” narrated by Paul Heyman, the first official inductees into the WWE’s Hall of Fame 2019 class & more.