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WWE RAW Results July 30th 2018, Live Commentary & Updates

Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey return for RAW!
Updated: 31 July 2018 10:31 IST - Published: 31 July 2018 08:18 IST
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What a shocking end to RAW! What did you think of the episode? This is Pratyay Ghosh signing off for tonight! Have a good night/day/evening wherever you are in the world!
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Brock turns on Heyman. He grabs Heyman's face and makes him look at Kurt Angle.
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Brock takes out Kurt Angle. H faces Corbin who wisely leaves the ring. Heyman hands the Universal Championship back to Kurt Angle.
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Brock looks mad as he walks down to the ring. Someone's getting an F5 tonight.
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Brock Lesnar's music finally hits. He's here.
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Heyman has clearly turned on Lesnar. He says thats Brock doesn't respect Kurt Angle or the fans. Angle is about to fire Heyman but Heyman falls at his feet and begs.
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Heyman said that he tried to mould Brock Lesnar in Angle's image but Brock won't listen. Heyman says that Kurt should take his ramifications out on Lesnar but Angle has none of it.
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Heyman comes out looking dejected and almost scared. Heyman informs Angle that Brock won't be coming out. Angle berates Brock Lesnar, saying Brock Lesnar does nothing for the WWE or the community and Angle adds that he's the worst Universal Champion of all time.
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RAW GM Kurt Angle and Baron Corbin come down to the ring. Angle asks Heyman to come out.
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Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman are backstage. Heyman tells Brock that Angle will fire him unless Brock goes out to the ring. Heyman requests Lesnar to do it as his friend. Brock grabs Paul by his jacket and informs Heyman that the latter works for him and to go out and do his job.
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Bayley and Sasha pull out their new finisher. Sasha hits a backstabber into a Bayley-to-belly by Bayley.

Sasha Banks and Bayley def. Sarah Logan and Liv Morgan
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Bayley and Sasha Banks vs Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan

Sasha and Bayley look on the same page tonight as they start. After Bayley and Sasha start off strong, the match goes bac and forth. Bayley then hits a hurracanrana and Sasha follows up with a Meteora from the top rope. Logan breaks up the count.
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But after the break, it's the Riott squad under control. Logan tags in Morgan, who prevents Sasha from making the tag. Sasha manages to fling Morgan throat first into the ropes and tags in Bayley
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Sasha and Bayley are working like a well-oiled machine, constantly getting one over the Riott Squad
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Sasha and Bayley have a new name for their team, the Boss N' Hug Connection.
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The Revival vs Bray Wyatt and Matt Hardy

The two teams are evenly matched. It looks like Bray Wyatt is about to hit the Sister Abigail but the Revival hit the Shatter Machine for the win.

The Revival def. Bray Wyatt and Matt Hardy
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The Revival and Wyatt and Hardy come to blows as the B-Team exits, stage left.
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The Revival's music hits. Dash says that thy beat Lashley and Reigns, two of the top guys in the WWE. Dawson tells Hardy and Wyatt to let the real "top guys" step in.
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The B-Team are in the ring with Charli Caruso. They call out Hardy and Wyatt when Hardy and Wyatt appear. Wyatt cuts a promo on nightmares being real.
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Angle asks if the security is necessary and Roman Reigns takes a shot at Baron Corbin before leaving.
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Kurt Angle and Constable Corbin confront Roman Reigns backstage. Angle tells Reigns that Stephanie ordered that Reigns leave the building, because Brock Lesnar IS showing up in the ring. Reigns tries to talk Angle out of it, reminding him that he had been in the same position before. Corbin calls security who escort him out
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Rollins rolls McIntyre up for a 2 count but Drew kicks out. Rollins immediately hits the Curbstomp and is about to pin McIntyre when Ziggler comes in to cause the DQ.

Seth Rollins wins by DQ

Rollins and Ziggler go back and forth until Rollins hits Ziggler with a suicide dive
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We came back from the break to see Rollins hitting another suicide dive, connecting this time. More back and forth follows, then we see Drew McIntyre his a devastating White Noise from the middle rope but Rollins kick out at 2.
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Drew McIntyre vs Seth Rollins

Rollins goes for a suicide dive early on but McIntyre catches him in midair and hits him with a spinebuster into the barricade. McIntyre then lunches Rollins fce first into the metal frame of the ring as we cut to commercial.
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Akam vs Apollo Crews

It's so interesting seeing Akam in a singles match. He has a strong amateur background before his WWE career so this match shouldn't be that much of an issue.

Crews explodes with a flurry of offence culminating in a standing moonsault for a 2-count. Akam replies with a back suplex. Crews rolls Akam up for a HUGE win.

Apollo Crews def. Akam
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Akam from the AOP takes on Apollo Crews next. This will be Akam's first singles match in his WWE career.
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Braun Strowman vs Kevin Owens

Soon after the match started, Kevin Owens came out to ringside and grabbed the Money In The Bank riefcase and tried to run with it. Braun saw it and chased him, flattening Sunil Singh on the way.

Strowman got his briefcase back and chased Owens up the ramp. The referee's 10-count finished before he go back into the ring.

Jinder Mahal wins by countout
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ELias attacks Bobby Lashley from behind as he was singing. It looks like we will get Elias vs Lashley at SummerSlam.
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Lashley's music hits and he joins Elias in the ring. Elias invites Lashley to join his singalong.
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Elias says his album could have done even better if Bobby Lashley hadn't interrupted him.
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Elias is out next. He gloats that he dropped the greatest album of all time - saying that he beat out the likes of Panic! At The Disco and Taylor Swift.
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Ronda Rousey will be in her first ever match on RAW next week as she goes one on one with Alicia Fox.
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Paul Heyman implores Brock Lesnar to get out and address the WWE Universe. Brock says he doesn't care and asks Heyman to get him a steak.

Could WWE be teasing a rift between Brock and Heyman?
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Ronda Rousey charges at Alexa Bliss after the match and almost locks in the armbreaker but Alicia Fox attacks her from behind, allowing Bliss to escape.
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With the referee distracted, Alexa Bliss strikes Natalya. Foxy follows up with the big boot for the win.

Alicia Fox def. Natalya

It seems that Alicia Fox's heel status is confirmed.
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Natalya hits back by sending Alicia Fox face-first into the mat before hitting a basement dropkick. Foxy replies with a crossbody for a 2-count.
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Nataya vs Alicia Fox

Nattie rolls Alicia Fox up early on and Foxy runs to the ropes. She tries a roll up of her own but only gets a 2-count. The action spills to ringside and Fox has Natalya entangled in the ring skirt and proceeds to do more damange.
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Alexa Bliss and Alicia Fox are backstage. Bliss tells Alicia that Mickie James is injured this week and she handpicked Alicia Fox to take on Natalya. Foxy promises that when she's done, Natalya will be saying me-ow.
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Paul Heyman is backstage with Kurt Angle. Angle asks Heyman why Brock didn't go into the ring. Heyman says it's Kurt's problem. Kurt says it's Heyman's problem and that Heyman is signed to a contract which Angle controls. Angle says he will fire Brock if he doens't enter the ring.
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Corbin hits running clothelines in the corner before action spreads to the ringside. Balor hits the Corbin with a dropkick to the corner. The action then heads back to the ring and Corbin hits the End of Days for the win.

Baron Corbin def. Finn Balor
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Balor tries to put Balor away and the former Universal Champion counters with a series of sling blade, giving Corbin spaghetti legs. Corbin himself counters Balor's offence with a chokeslam to the knees! 
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Corbin is once again in control, with things considerably slowing down. The commentators remind us that Brock Lesnar is here, but it's in question whether he'll decide to "grace us with his presence".
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