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WWE RAW Results, Live Commentary & Updates, January 7th 2019

The first RAW of 2019 is set to be action packed!
Updated: 08 January 2019 09:35 IST - Published: 08 January 2019 09:14 IST
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Bobby Lashley stands tall to end RAW. What an end! Thank you for joining us tonight on RAW! 

See you tomorrow for SmackDown Live, right here on Sportskeeda! 
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Back in the ring, Rollins hits the suplex and continues his onslaught on Ambrose. He starts stomping his feet on the floor. He hits the stomp and as he goes for the pin, Bobby Lashley pulls Rollins from underneath. He attacks him and finishes him, allowing Ambrose to get the pin

Dean Ambrose def. Seth Rollins to retain the Intercontinental Championship

The rivalry is now over. Lashley sets up a table after the match and throws Rollins through the table! 
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Rollins catches Ambrose square in the face. It seems to throw Ambrose out of his senses. 

The Lunatic Fringe fights back and they're back ringside. It's a throwback to the night where Ambrose turned on Rollins as he opens the ringside mats. He starts punching Rollins and goes for the Dirty Deeds, but Ambros gets backdropped instead.
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After the break, the action is back in front of the crowd. Rollins begins the onslaught on Ambrose, while the crowd urges him on with "Burn it down" chants.
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The action gets intense backstage as Rollins misses a shot with a shovel on Ambrose. The champ begins to fight back and slams Rollins against boxes. Ambrose tries to get the pinfall time and again, but Rollins kicks out
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Rollins attacks Ambrose as he makes his entrance. The attack starts even before the bell and the ref finally signals the timekeeper to ring it. Rollins goes for a roll-up outside but Ambrose kicks out. 

The action goes near the production area of the arena. Ambrose tries to escape and run away
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Dean Ambrose (c) vs Seth Rollins - Intercontinental Championship Falls Count Anywhere match
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Banks and Jax have been digging down deep! Sasha Banks goes throat first on the rope. Sasha goes for the hurricanrana on the outside and Nia Jax doesn't even budge. Thankfully, Sasha doesn't land on the ropes. Bayley throws Tamina against the barricade to neutralize things.

Finally, Sasha Banks locks the Bank Statement. She's booked her ticket to the Rumble! 

Sasha Banks def. Nia Jax to become the #1 contender for the RAW Women's Championship

Sasha Banks vs Ronda Rousey is official for the Royal Rumble
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Sasha Banks vs Nia Jax  - #1 Contender for the RAW Women's title (not confirmed)
 

Sasha Banks gets thrown on the boxes outside during the match while Bayley gets taken down by Tamina. Nia Jax tries to pin Sasha early on but fails
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Sasha Banks tells Rousey that she's honoured, and would love to face her for the title in order to teach her how to lose with dignity. Rousey laughs but seems welcoming of the challenge

Sasha Banks calls Nia a  "b***h" and challenges her to a match, with the winner becoming #1 contender for the RAW Women's title.

She storms to the ring and Nia Jax sits down, calling herself "The b***h, not a b***h". She says she didn't ask for a match NOW and it weirdly cuts to break.
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Ronda Rousey starts talking about how there's a woman who puts her love for the business in shame and who's the unsung hero of Monday Night RAW - Sasha Banks

Alexa Bliss is shocked that it wasn't her. Nia Jax comes out and gives a gesture as though she's puking. Nia Jax asks for a rematch but Rousey indicates that she's not going to get it. Sasha Banks then comes out
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It's time for A moment of Bliss! 

Alexa Bliss plays a hype package for Ronda Rousey and then introduces her. She gets a huge pop!
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Apollo Crews & Ember Moon vs. Jinder Mahal & Alicia Fox

Crews dominates Jinder to start the match. Alicia Fox tags in and Apollo sends Jinder out and jumps on Jinder and the Singh bros. 

Ember is in and she hits a springboard splash and then a charging elbow. She gets an eclipse and just like that, it's over!

Apollo Crews & Ember Moon def.  Jinder Mahal and Alicia Fox
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Brock Lesnar circles the ring and then walks away. Strowman demands that he comes back to the ring, but Lesnar ignores him and laughs
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Braun Strowman tells Lesnar that he's scared of him. Lesnar finally decides to see what Strowman has to say. He finally starts moving
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Braun Strowman calls "Beastie Boy" out to the ring and Lesnar seems unimpressed. The crowd chants "Get these hands".

They stand there without moving.
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Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman are seen backstage on the titantron, while Strowman is in the ring. But why?
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Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman go face to face..NEXT!
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Baron Corbin manages to throw Elias towards the referee, halting his momentum. He shoves him into the ringpost and then lands the End Of Days.

Baron Corbin def. Elias
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Elias starts fighting back and gets so fired up the referee has to pull him back. Elias has Corbin in Doomsday position and the former GM escapes. Corbin gets hit with a quick swinging neckbreaker, but it's just 2!
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Elias was getting the better of Corbin until he takes control. Corbin gets irritated by "You got fired" chants from the crowd
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Elias vs Baron Corbin

Elias begins the match by attacking Corbin and taking him down from the second turnbuckle
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Baron Corbin interrupts and starts trash talking the crowd and Elias. He too, announces his entry to the Rumble
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Elias officially announced his entry to the Royal Rumble match
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