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WWE RAW Results, April 9th 2018, Live Updates & Commentary; 3 NXT Call-Ups, Paige Retires

It's the RAW After WrestleMania! You know what that means!
Updated: 10 April 2018 08:49 IST - Published: 10 April 2018 09:01 IST
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**Warning: This contains RAW spoilers

Here's a recap of what happened on RAW

NIa Jax & Ember Moon def. MIckie James & Alexa Bliss
Braun Strowman and Nicholas vacated the RAW Tag Team Titles
Kurt Angle Announced a 4 Team Tournament; Winner faces The Bar for the Tag Titles at Greatest Royal Rumble
No Way Jose def. John Skyler
The Revival def. Gallows and Anderson in Tag Title Tournament
Mandy Rose def. Sasha Banks
Paige announced her retirement
Bobby Lashley returned after 10 years and attacked Elias
Authors of Pain def. Heath Slater and Rhyno
Samoa Joe returned and set up a match at Backlash against Roman Reigns
Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt def. Titus Worldwide in Tag Title Tournament
Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn ended in a double count out; neither recieved RAW contract
Jeff Hardy, Seth Rollins & Finn Balor def. Miz & the Miztourage

This is Jojo, signing off after an incredibly well paced and action packed episode of RAW.
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The three winning Superstars deliver their respective finishers on Bo and Axel and the show comes to an end.
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With the help of Balor, Rollins catches Miz in a curbstomp followed by a three count!

Jeff Hardy, Seth Rollins & Finn Balor def. Miz & the Miztourage
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Miz and Rollins in the ring now and Rollins takes out the Miz as the two land outside the ring. In the ring now, Miz takes a superplex followed by a falcon arrow from Rollins but the pin is interrupted by the Miztourage.
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Miz returns only to take dropkick from Balor. Jeff Hardy is tagged in and hits the atomic drop on Curtis, who is the legal man. Brother Nero fails to get a pinfall and is double teamed by Bo and Curtis. Jeff delivers a Whisper in the Wind from the top rope on the two men.
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Jeff and Rollins cheer their teammate on and Balor finally after much effort takes Bo down.
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Bo fails to get a pinfall and goes for a headlock. Balor is in trouble and his teammates can't help.
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Curtis Axel now in the ring with Balor who takes a devastating dropkick. Bo is tagged in and repeatedly drives his knee into the face of a downed Balor. 
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We return from commercials with Bo holding Rollins in a submission. Balor takes the tag and attacks Dallas. Miz returns to the ring and has Balor in a chokehold. Balor reaches for a tag but fails. Miz takes Balor down but fails to get a pinfall..
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Balor steps in the ring followed by Jeff and the three chase away Miz and his goons. 
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Rollins and Miz kick off the match but he tags Curtis in immediately. Rollins is dominating but takes a fist to the face before being double teamed by Bo and Curtis.
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Jeff Hardy, Seth Rollins & Finn Balor vs. Miz & the Miztourage.

The big six man Tag match is our main event for the night. This has been an amazing episode of RAW so far and it can only get better!
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Backstage Bray Wyatt and Matt Hardy corner Jeff and Wyatt calls him " Brother Nero" before they hug it out. Balor and Rollins are really creeped out by this exchange.
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Both men are down as the referee starts counting. Neither Superstar can get up in time an it ends in a double loss.

It is announced that neither competitor will be awarded a contract tonight.
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The two make it to the top rope and KO delivers a crushing superplex on Zayn.
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Sami delivers a helluva kick and Owens falls to the apron outside. Owens hits Zayn with a pop up powerbomb but the momentum sends KO outside the ring. 
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KO hits Zayn with another frogsplash and goes for a pinbut Sami barely gets his shoulder up .
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KO hits Sami with a big kick but Sami follows it up with a blue thunderbomb. Neither competitor seems to want to give up.
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KO goes for the powebomb but Sami sends him crashing into the ringpost. The match returns to the ring and Owens tries a frogsplash but fails to get a pinfall 3 times in a row. 
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The match is definitely personal this time and Zayn gets control early. Owens drops Zayn with a big elbow but is thrown out of the ring before Zayn hits him with a suicide drive.
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Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn (winner receives RAW contract)

KO comes out first followed by Sami and the match will soon be underway.
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They advance to the next round to face The Revival in a title eliminator!
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Wyatt plants Apollo with a urinage! He gets ready for the sister abigail and Matt tags in. Wyatt throws Apollo into Hardy, who hits a twist of fate.

Woken Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt def. Titus Worldwide
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Wyatt starts pounding Apollo with his hands while the crowd chants "Delete" for every strike. He tags in Woken Matt, who does the same. When Apollo tries to fight back, Hardy gets the better of him, avoiding a dropkick. He tags in Wyatt rather quick. The two go for the quick tag stratergy that The Bar use while they continue to take it to Titus Worldwide!
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Matt steps in and lays the smack down on Apollo who is on the mat. 
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They chant Worldwide and Delete! and get into it with Wyatt and Hardy teaming up against Apollo. Wyatt is legal and throws Apollo into the corner but Apollo recovers
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Titus Worldwide vs. Woken Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt
 The second Tournament match commences as Wyatt and Hardy suddenly appear behind their competitors after a creepy prerecorded promo on the titantron.

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Joe challenges Reigns to a match at Backlash!
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He offers words of advice to Reigns and says The Big Dog is a failure and a liar for not admitting his defeat against Lesnar. He reminds us that Reigns has never been able to defeat Brock.
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Reigns wastes no time admitting that he got his a** kicked last night but mentions that he's here and Brock isn't. He mentions the rumors about Brock's return to UFC which was followed by the announcement that WWE has renewed his contract. He complains about not being told personally about the Saudi Arabia match.

Samoa Joe makes his WWE return after taking a break due to injury.
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The Big Dog comes out, visibly hurt from last night night as we anticipate what will come next.
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Authors of Pain vs. Slater and Rhyno

The newset RAW tag team show an impressive amount of force as they bulldose Slater and get a quick pin after a slam.

Authors of Pain def. Slater & Rhyno

The Authors of Pain fire seems to have abandoned Paul Ellering right after the match.
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Heath Staler and Rhyno are in the ring as we return from commercials; they're ranting about how they were left out of the Championship tournament. They issue an open challenge and Author's of Pain make their RAW debut to answer the challenge!
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Angle reconsiders his words and tells KO and Zayn that there's one spot available on the roster and the two will have to fight for it, TONIGHT! 
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Angle makes a brutal joke saying the RAW tag team roster is full but TNA might be hiring.

This is the first time WWE has made any mention of TNA on live TV!