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WWE RAW results & live commentary, February 26th, 2018

The build-up to WrestleMania officially begins for RAW
Updated: 27 February 2018 09:52 IST - Published: 27 February 2018 09:32 IST
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Results: 
Asuka, Bayley and Sasha Banks def. Nia Jax, Mickie James and Alexa Bliss
Seth Rollins def. The Miz
Finn Balor def. The Miz
Sheamus and Cesaro def. Titus Worldwide
Braun Strowman def. Elias via DQ
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This was much better than last night. That's how you make use of Ronda Rousey — easily the biggest star on the roster right now. 
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Surprisingly, Stephanie delivers a fake apology and prepares to leave. However, her husband, Triple H, delivers a cheap shot to Kurt Angle before departing. Its evident that this is the match they're going to make at WrestleMania. 
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Angle says that he needs the job and claims to have lied about Triple H and Stephanie McMahon's thoughts on Rousey. The former UFC Bantamweight Champion says everything has been addressed except for Stephanie's slap. She demands an apology, threatening to rip Stephanie's arm out of its socket. "Rip it off," chant the rabid crowd.  
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Stephanie McMahon wants Kurt Angle and Ronda Rousey to come out to the ring and have a clear-the-air meeting. Just as Rousey enters and gets ready to annihilate Stephanie and Triple H, Angle attempts to restrain her.
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Triple H and Stephanie McMahon are out to address last night's segment with Ronda Rousey. They blame the entire fiasco on Kurt Angle, who snitched on them. 
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Elias looks to continue the assault, but Strowman fights back and attempts to put the Drifter through the announce table. However, Elias rakes the eyes and makes his escape. Strowman pursues Elias through the backstage area but to no avail. Meanwhile, the camera focuses on a stretch limousine that pulls up next to the Monster Among Men. 
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Elias looks to fight back with a flying handle, but he's floored by a shoulder tackle. The Monster toys with Elias outside the ring, but the Drifter crawls beneath the ring and gets disqualified for using a fire extinguisher.

Result: Braun Strowman def. Elias via DQ
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Braun Strowman vs. Elias
Elias keeps attempting to retreat from Strowman, but he's nearly decapitated by a clothesline. Strowman batters the Drifter with a flurry of attacks in the corner and a nasty kick to the gut. 
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Braun Strowman comes out to interrupt, and we're about to get underway. 
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Elias cuts a hilarious promo, taking shots at Corey Graves, Braun Strowman and the fans. You've really got to watch this one, folks. 
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Elias is out to sing, and he receives the biggest pop on the show. How far has this guy come? 
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New Orleans native Jarius "JJ" Robertson, 15, will be honoured with the Ultimate Warrior Award during WrestleMania weekend. “I can’t believe I have been chosen to be the 2018 Warrior Award recipient. Being honoured by WWE means the world to me. I feel very blessed,” he said.  
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The inefficiencies of Titus Worldwide eventually cost them as a White Noise is enough to secure another victory for The Bar.
Result: Sheamus and Cesaro def. Titus Worldwide, retain Raw Tag Team Championships
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Sheamus and Cesaro look to isolate Apollo, but he manages to break free and make the hot tag. O'Neil manhandles Sheamus like a rag doll, botching a slam in the process. However, despite reaching into their bag of tricks, Titus Worldwide just can't put Sheamus away. 
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Despite their momentary setback, Titus Worldwide take control the match after the first fall. Apollo nails Cesaro with a standing moonsault and lands a suicide dive on Sheamus, displaying his athleticism. 
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Raw Tag Team Championship Match: Sheamus & Cesaro vs. Titus Worldwide (2 out of 3 falls)
Sheamus takes advantage of a distraction from Cesaro to nail a quick Brogue Kick. Flashback to WrestleMania 28!
Fall 1: Sheamus & Cesaro def. Titus Worldwide
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Apparently, Lesnar is not on Raw tonight. Reigns goes off on the Beast Incarnate, insulting the University of Minnesota product for working a part-time schedule. He is furious that Lesnar was in Las Vegas last night but opted to hang out with Dana White instead of appearing at Elimination Chamber. The Big Dawg's shooting, folks! Vince wants him to have a Pipebomb moment. 
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Roman Reigns claims that he lived up to his promise by winning the Elimination Chamber. Vince McMahon 101: the top babyface must uphold his promises. 
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Roman Reigns is out next. This is Vince McMahon's biggest fantasy right here: The Big Dawg dethroning a former UFC Heavyweight Champion.  
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Seth Rollins is backstage with Renee Young, and he isn't impressed with Balor's performance. He declares that he intends to challenge The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania. 
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Seth Rollins is backstage with Renee Young, and he isn't impressed with Balor's performance. He declares that he intends to challenge The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania. 
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However, Finn Balor comes back with the "Yes! Kicks" and hits a dropkick, sending The Miz crashing into the barricade. As the action returns to the ring, dropkick into the corner. Coup De Grace. Game over for The Miz.

Finn Balor def. The Miz
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The Miz has Finn Balor in a chinlock as we return from commercial. The Irishman nails the Intercontinental Champion with a kick and a chop in the corner. Elbow to the chest, but The Miz kicks out. He nails a backbreaker for a near fall. 
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The Miz tries to go after Balor right away, hitting him with a DDT. The action doesn't take long to go outside and subsequently back in. The Miz is in complete control of the match following a jumping knee to the face
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Kurt Angle stops the chaos and says that The Miztourage and Gallows & Anderson will be ejected from ringside, and Balor vs Miz will happen and there will be a winner, otherwise the Miz won't have a WrestleMania!
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The Miz and Miztourage assault Finn Balor and it's an instant DQ. Gallows & Anderson run in and make the save!
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It's Finn Balor vs The Miz! What?
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Just as Rollins is about to bask in his victory, Balor comes out to interrupt. Is WWE teasing a triple-threat for the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania?
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After a couple of attempts, Rollins nails a superplex and follows it up with a falcon arrow. Kick to the midsection, but the Miztourage prevent Rollins from hitting the Blackout. After levelling The Miz and his cronies with a suicide dive, Rollins nails the Ohio native with the Revolution Knee and follows it up with a huge frog splash for the win.

Seth Rollins def. The Miz
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After the commercial Rollins launches an assault on The Miz, capping it off with a sling blade followed by the blockbuster. The Miz nails a DDT for a near fall before landing a clothesline in the corner. 
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The Miz backdrops Rollins outside the ring as we cut to commercial. 
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Rollins is eventually knocked off the apron. allowing The Miz to finally take control of the match. Chinlock in the middle of the ring. Rollins looks to fight out, but he takes a knee to the gut followed by the "It Kicks." 
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Rollins and The Miz lock-up with the former Shield member winning the early exchanges. Rollins flings his foe outside the ring and looks for a suicide dive, but he's foiled by The Miztourage. 
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Apparently, The Miz's opponent tonight might determine who he will face at WrestleMania. The Intercontinental Champion promises to deliver a beating to this, as of yet, unnamed miscreant. 
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The Miz says that he deserves to be in the main event of WrestleMania and proclaims that he will be the focal point of the Show of Shows since the WWE's most prestigious title rests on his shoulder. 
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The Miz comes out and launches into a tirade against Kurt Angle before claiming that he will become the longest-reigning Intercontinental Champion of all-time in 62 days. This accolade will make him the greatest Intercontinental Champion in WWE history, he says.