WWE Raw Results: Tamina & Natalya retain their titles after defeating Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler yet again

WWE Raw Results: Tamina & Natalya retain their titles after defeating Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler yet again
WWE Raw Results: Tamina & Natalya retain their titles after defeating Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler yet again

WWE Raw Results: RAW Results live updates – Check out big highlights, happenings & results of WWE Raw Monday Episode on 25nd May WWE: – WWE Raw took place this Monday night at the Yuengling Center in Tampa, Florida at the WWE Thunderdome.

Here’s the match card,

  • MVP started the proceedings
  • Kofi vs McIntyre to determine #1 contender for WWE Championship
  • Rhea Ripley vs Nikki Cross
  • Asuka vs Charlotte
  • Cedric Alexander vs Shelton Benjamin
  • Xavier Woods vs Riddle
  • AJ Styles vs Jaxson Ryker
  • Sheamus vs Humberto Carrillo
  • Natalya & Tamina vs Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler for Women’s Tag Team Championship

WWE Raw Results Highlights, live updates:

MVP Started the proceedings: MVP started the proceedings by inviting the All-Mighty WWE Champion to the ring. Lashley was accompanied by some beautiful girls to the ring. MVP announced the fact that in July WWE is leaving the Thunderdome arena and coming back to an arena including live audiences.

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Drew McIntyre yet again interrupted MVP and Lashley and demanded a rematch against the Champion for the WWE Championship. However, Kofi also came out and said that he defeated Lashley on his own and should be given a shot at the title. WWE official Adam Pearce had a different plan though to settle things. He announced Kofi Kingston vs Drew McIntyre for the night and the winner will be taking on Lashley at the WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view for the title.

 

WWE Raw Results: No 1 Contender Match Drew McIntyre vs Kofi Kingston: McIntyre was all over Kofi right from the outset. Kofi got his limited chances and he did pretty well to put away the Scottish warrior to some extent, However, Drew came back strongly by hitting a face-first onto the apron on the outside of the ring. Drew continued his dominance throughout the ad break and afterwards as well. Kofi was trying to get into the match by hitting whatever moves he had in the arsenal but Drew always had the better of him. In the closing moments, Kofi Kingston jumped off the turnbuckle onto Drew McIntyre who was standing near Lashley outside the ring. The jump took both McIntyre and Lashley. A frustrated and furious then made his way to the ring and attacked both the men before getting a Trouble in paradise from Kofi and a Claymore from McIntyre. Result: The match got disqualified.

 

WWE Raw Results: Rhea Ripley vs Nikki Cross: This match was created as a challenge from Nikki Cross backstage where she asked either one of Charlotte or Rhea to go against her and defeat her in under 2 minutes. Rhea accepted the challenge but took Nikki for granted. She found it tough to get past Nikki under 2 minutes, and eventually, it was Nikki Cross who secured a victory as she lasted for 2 minutes. Result: Nikki Cross def Rhea by beating the clock for 2 minutes.

 

Backstage: Kofi Kingston vs Drew McIntyre announced for next week. The winner will face Bobby Lashley for the WWE Championship.

 

WWE Raw Asuka vs Charlotte Flair: A rematch from the last week, Asuka and Charlotte were up against each other yet again. When these two titans collide, the match is assured to be high on actions and moves. As expected, that’s how the match went as both ladies put up some exciting moves on display. Charlotte particularly targeted the left knee of Asuka to weaken it and go for her submission at one stage of the match. She was constantly attacking her left knee both inside and outside the ring, and her strategy seemed to be working well. Asuka did come back strongly with her hip attacks and kicks, but eventually, it was Charlotte who came up with a roll-up body pinfall to escape with a narrow victory. Result: Charlotte defeated Asuka by Pinfall.

 

Backstage: Adam Pearce issued a statement against both MVP and Lashley. He told the two face-to-face if either of them interferes in the next week’s match between McIntyre and Kofi, both MVP and Lashley will be suspended for 90 days without pay.

 

Cedric Alexander vs Shelton Benjamin: Before the start of the match, Alexander bragged about Benjamin’s age and reminded him about the fact that he has only a few years left in his in-ring career. This pissed Benjamin off and he was all over Alexander right from the start. Benjamin was ultra-aggressive and took down Alexander both inside and outside the ring. Alexander did get some moves of his right but it was all Shelton Benjamin. Just when it was looking that Benjamin was closing off on a win with a German suplex, Alexander poked in Benjamin’s eyes and hit him with his finisher to secure a pinfall. WWE Raw Result: Alexander defeated Benjamin via pinfall.

 

Xavier Woods vs Riddle: Riddle and Woods went toe to toe right from the word ‘Go’ and looked pretty much determined. Both displayed some extraordinary moves along with grit. Suplexes, chops, kicks, dropkicks, and power lifts, everything was on display. Both the competitors were claiming their chances and making the most of every opportunity. In the closing moments, Riddle impressed and stunned everyone by taking a cue from Rand Orton’s book and planting an RKO on Xavier Woods to pick up a victory.

WWE Raw Results: Riddle defeated Woods via Pinfall.

 

AJ Styles vs Jaxson Ryker: Last week, Styles collided against Elias, but this week he was up against Jaxson Ryker. AJ Styles set the tone with a dropkick and knee-to-the-back suplex. However, Ryker soon responded with his own offense and troubled AJ. However, when AJ was outside the ring, Elias came out of nowhere and broke his momentum which led Ryker to hit his finisher and stun AJ Styles.

WWE Raw Results: AJ Styles lost to Ryker via pinfall.

 

Sheamus vs Humberto Carrillo: 2 weeks back, Carrillo injured his knee in a match against Sheamus which forced the match to stop midway. Humberto was quick on the attack in the opening phase of the match, but Sheamus made his way back in a dominant fashion. Soon after, Humberto showed some resilience and his high flying stunned the Celtic Warrior. However, Sheamus rolled up Carrillo for a pinfall all of a sudden. After his victory, Sheamus ambushed Carrillo but in came Ricochet who settled his score with the United States champion, Humberto and Ricochet were all over Sheamus with their attacks. Result: Sheamus defeated Humberto via Pinfall.

 

Natalya & Tamina vs Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler for Women’s Tag Team Championship: A rematch from the last week, Natalya & Tamina were out to defend their tag-team titles against the former champions for the second consecutive week on Monday Night Raw. Natalya and Baszler started the proceedings and it was Baszler who looked better than her counterpart. Shayna attacked the right arm of Natalya and tagged Nia who continued with the same tactic. When everything was falling into place for Jax and Baszler, Reginald walked down the aisle and stood near the corner of Jax and Baszler to support them.

It was a momentary distraction for Baszler which led Natalya to tag Tamina. She made her presence felt soon after entering the match. At one point, Tamina and Jax took things outside the ring. Just when Baszler was gaining momentum, Reginald’s distraction cost Jax and Baszler yet again. As Reginald was walking back to the change rooms another explosion took place and Baszler git distracted again. Result: Natalya pinned Basler to retain the titles for her team.

 

 

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