This week’s RAW began as footage from final week was proven the place Cody Rhodes made his return to Monday Evening RAW after six years. He was additionally challenged in a match in opposition to The Miz and he defeated the Miz on this match.
The present began as Seth Rollins got here out to the sector. It has additionally been announce that Cody and Seth will meet one another once more at WrestleMania Backlash. Seth entered the sector and known as out Cody. Cody got here out to the sector.
WWE RAW 18.04.2022 Outcomes & Scores
That they had a protracted promo phase. The phase remained largely over superiority. Seth mentioned Cody received at WrestleMania as a result of he didn’t know he’s opponent until Cody entered the ring. So Seth mentioned that he would arrange the shock opponent for Cody tonight and to see how he give you it. Cody accepted the problem.
Match 1 – WWE Girls’s Tag Staff champions Naomi and Sasha Banks defeated Rhea Ripley and Liv Morgan to retain
This match was booked for 4 minutes and it was for the WWE Girls’s Tag Staff Championship. Sasha pinned Rhea with the roll up. After the match, Rhea and Liv argued as Rhea turned heel after beating down Liv. We hope Rhea joins Edge and Damian Priest. If Rhea and Liv had a traditional feud it might be identical as Rhea – Nikki feud from final 12 months.
Sonya Deville got here out and began to elucidate her motion from final week. She based actually nervous when she began to chop the promo however slowly she picked up the tempo. She mentioned that there was nothing private, it was simply enterprise. She additionally mentioned she didn’t need to be an expert, she was compelled into this place.
WWE RAW Girls’s Champion Bianca Belair interrupted Sonya Deville. She entered the ring and wished to have the title match proper now. However Sonya declined to face Bianca tonight and made the match official for subsequent week. Bianca was about to hit KOD on however Sonya threatened her to strip her out of her title and Bianca let her go.
Match 2 – Veer Mahaan defeated Native Competitor
It was a one minute lengthy squash. Don’t know the way lengthy this push would proceed. Veer seems in fine condition however his pointless shouting sounds a little bit awkward. He made the competitor submit with the Cervical Clutch.
Subsequent up Kevin Owens held a lie detector check to show Ezekiel is Elias with Chad Gable being the host to conduct the check. Ezekiel handed the check to show that he was not Elias however Ezekiel. Total, it was fairly a humorous phase.
Match 3 – Ezekiel defeated Chad Gable by DQ
The match obtained a reserving of two minutes and as Ezekiel was getting the management of the match, Otis interfeared and beat down Ezekiel. This entire Ezekiel phase is enjoyable however not sufficient thrilling to be trustworthy.
Match 4 – The Road Earnings defeated WWE RAW Tag Staff Champions RK-Bro in a non title match
This match was booked for almost 5 minutes and RK-Bro dominated probably the most a part of the match. As they have been closing in on a victory, the music of the uthe music of the Usos hit which distracted the champions and the Road Earnings took the benefit of the state of affairs. Montez Ford pinned Riddle for the win.
A pre taped backstage promo aired the place Edge and Damian Priest was seen the place Edge talked about how a lot injustice they felt all through the time. Edge additionally challenged AJ Types in a match at WrestleMania Backless. They significantly want extra members of their group quickly.
Backstage AJ Types was requested if he wish to settle for the problem made by Edge. Earlier than he may reply he was attacked by Damian Priest and Edge. The duo beat down AJ in his personal native room.
Match 5 – WWE United States Championship – Principle defeated Finn Balor to grow to be new champion
It was one of many higher matches of the night time and it was booked for round eight minutes. It was an excellent match. Balor appeared to have injured his neck in the course of the match. Principle pinned Balor with the ATL and it was a clear win. After the match, the heel jobbers got here out to rejoice with Balor. On the finish, Vince McMahon appeared and congratulated Principle.
Subsequent up was the double marriage ceremony phase and it was among the best elements of the night time. We should say this needed to be the most effective 24/7 Championship phase since D-Von took the cost of it. And perhaps that is the primary time the Championship phase bought such a very long time reserving.
Loads of issues have been occurring all through this phase. Akira Tozawa and Tamina bought married and on the identical time Dana Brooke and Reggie bought married too. It was a very enjoyable phase. After the wedding was executed, Reggie pinned Dana to win the 24/7 title, Tamina pinned Reggie shortly to win it and Tozawa pinned Tamina to win the title subsequent.
On the finish, Dana pinned Tozawa to win again the championship and left the ring shortly. That is all we need to see, the title altering hand steadily. There may be nothing fallacious is Dana retaining the title nevertheless it needed to change the fingers extra steadily since it’s the 24/7 championship. That is how the title ought to change fingers each week.
Backstage phase was proven selling the feud between Bobby Lashley and Omos. Each males lower promo on completely different sides of the sector. There was not sufficient time left so we may settle for no matter promotion the feud obtained.
Match 6 – Cody Rhodes defeated Kevin Owens by depend out
This match was booked for 12 minutes and certainly it was the most effective match of the night time. Cody was the schedule to face a thriller opponent of Rollins’ selecting. The thriller opponent turned out to be Owens. On the finish of the match, Owens was the skin of the ring.
As he was about to enter, Rollins began to abuse him. Owens bought annoyed and left the sector. Because of this, he bought counted out and Cody received. Cody Rhodes stood tall contained in the ring as this week’s RAW went off air.
Total, it was an excellent week of Monday Evening RAW with numerous issues occurring. They’re lastly producing some good exhibits. Despite the fact that SmackDown remains to be weak. The criticism we all the time had with the 24/7 championship was nicely managed this week. That is the way it needs to be booked each week. Different segments the place good as nicely. The one factor lacking are some steady primarily based motion. We significantly hope issues get higher quickly. We give it 2.5 stars out of 5.
Sportzwiki Scores – 2.5/5