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WWE Raw Results: May 7, 2018, Live Results And Commentary

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMay 08, 2018 08:50 IST

Catch all the Monday Night RAW results as the build-up for Money in the Bank begins post Backlash!


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***Warning: The following contains Spoilers for tonight's RAW

Here's a recap of all that took place tonight on Monday Night RAW:

Kurt Angle announces two qualifier matches for MITB
Braun strowman def. Kevin Owens and gets a spot in the MITB ladder match
Baron Corbin & The Revival def. No Way Jose & Titus Worldwide
Ember Moon def. Sasha Banks & Ruby Riott and advances to the MITB women's ladder match
Jinder Mahal def. Chad Gable
Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler def. Heath Slater & Rhyno
Bobby Roode def. Elias
Rollins issued an open challenge for his title and Mojo Rawley answers the call.
Seth Rollins def. Mojo Rawley to retain the Intercontinental Championship
Woken Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt def. The Miztourage
Finn Balor def. Roman Reigns & Sami Zayn for a spot in the MITB Ladder Match

08:42 (IST)8 MAY 2018

With that amazing match, another action packed episode of RAW comes to an end. This is Jojo signing off with a reminder for you all to go and wish Kevin Owens a happy birthday.

08:41 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Finn delivers a COupe de Grace on Sami Zayn and gets the pinfall. Finn Balor is going to be in the MITB ladder match.

Finn Balor def. Roman Reigns & Sami Zayn

08:40 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Roman jumps over the barricades and takes out Zayn with a drive by. Balor drives Reigns into the steel steps but misses the Coupe de Grace on Zayn. Zayn hits an exploder on Balor but takes a Superman punch from Reigns. Balor hits Reigns with a slingblade but misses the Coupe de Grace. Finn takes a Superman punch from Reigns but before Reigns could go any further, Jinder Mahal appeared ringside and pulled Reigns out of the ring by his feet.

08:37 (IST)8 MAY 2018

In the ring now, Sami hits the Blue Thunder Bomb on Finn but failed to capitalise. Finn delivers an elbow drop on Zayn and geta a near-fall. Sami tries to reason with Finn before reversing his move and throwing Finn outside. Sami takes a slingblade from Balor on the outside but takes a big boot from Zayn.

08:35 (IST)8 MAY 2018

The match ends up in the stands as the three men fight among the audience. Roman takes a helluva kick and goes into the tech area. Finn delivers a Coupe de Grace from the barricades and Sami knocks Finn down with a huge shot right after.

08:33 (IST)8 MAY 2018

We return to see Finn deliver another dropkick to Reigns but Sami attacked Finn from behind. Finn and Sami seems to have teamed up as the audience chants 'Too Sweet'. They kick Roman mercilessly before delivering a double clothesline to Roman who went over the top rope and outside.

08:26 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Finn Balor vs. Roman Reigns vs. Sami Zayn - Triple Threat Qualifier for MITB Ladder Match

Finn Balor hit Reigns with a dropkick but Roman manages to throw both competitors out of the ring as we cut for commercials.

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Bray takes a kick from Axel and replies with a big slam. Matt and Bray deliver the Sister Abigail on Curtis Axel and Matt gets the pinfall right after.

Woken Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt def. The Miztourage

08:13 (IST)8 MAY 2018

The Miztourage vs. Woken Matt Hardy & Bray Wyatt (c)

Bray turns his back to the enemy team but still catches Axel mid-attack. Matt and Bo are in the ring now as Matt takes Dallas down. Bray steps in and wipes out Axel who was tagged in.

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Seth gets a big kick in but Rawley reverses the finisher but fails to get the three count. Seth gets knocked around again by Mojo. Rollins hits a knee, a kick and then the curbstomp. Rollions went for the pin and 1...2...3...Seth Rollins retains his IC Championship.

Seth Rollins def. Mojo Rawley to retain the Intercontinental Championship

08:00 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Rollins hit Rawley with two consecutive suicide dives and then a blockbuster. Mojo plants Seth onto the canvas but Seth reversed the following move and hit a superkick.

07:58 (IST)8 MAY 2018

We return to see Rawley send Rollins crashing into the turnbuckles repeatedly. Rollins returns the favor with a few shots of his own before sending Rawley outside.

07:53 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Seth Rollins (c) vs. Mojo Rawley - Intercontinental Championship match

Rawley take huge dropkick from Rollins and Seth throws him out of the ring. Seth goes for a suicide dive but Rawley gets out of the way, Seth lands on his feet. Rawley sends Rollins crashing into the barricades with a running tackle as we head into a commercial break.

07:48 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Rollins issues an open challenge for his title and Mojo Rawley answers the call.

07:47 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Seth Rollins appeared after the commercials and talks about the kind of champion he wants to be, a fighting one; not one who seldom appears on RAW.

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Elias goes for a DDT but Roode manages to block it. Elias tries for a vertical suplex but Roode reverses it into a glorious DDT and gets the pinfall.

Bobby Roode def. Elias

07:35 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Elias hits a big powerbomb on Bobby but fails to get a three count. 

07:34 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Elias takes a kick to the face and the two trade punches. Roode takes an Irish whip to the corner but reverses Elias' slam.

07:32 (IST)8 MAY 2018

We return to see Roode being taken to the mat by Elias. Elias attacks Roode with all his strength and slams him on the mat but failed he get a pinfall. He moves on to a crossface submission.

07:28 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Bobby Roode vs. Elias

Bobby hits Elias with a right hand and then follows up with another one but from the top rope this time. Roode sends Elias out of the ring as we head into another commercial break.

07:26 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Bobby Roode interrupts Elias with his entrance but atleast he waited for him to finish the song...i think...

07:24 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Elias talks about being interrupted repeatedly at Backlash as the crowd starts chanting 'Rusev Day'. Elias actually gets to sing this time!

07:22 (IST)8 MAY 2018

We return from adverts to see Elias in the ring with his guitar. He starts playing his trademark blues licks.

07:17 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler vs. Heath Slater & Rhyno

Slater mocks McIntyre but takes a kick to the mid section. Drew pulls Slater's t-shirt off and hangs him upside down from the ropes for Dolph to deliver a stiff kick to Heath's face. Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler hit Slater with a zigzag and then a claymore and get the pinfall.

Drew McIntyre & Dolph Ziggler def. Heath Slater & Rhyno

07:11 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Backstage, Zack Ryder demands an MITB qualifier match from Angle as Jinder steps in to demand his own spot in MITB. Jinder gets a clear no from Angle as Zack and he fist bump.

Zack Ryder returns to RAW after a long break due to injuries.

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Jinder caught Gable with the Khallas and got an easy pinfall. After the match, Jinder kept attacking Gable and hit him with a few big moves, clearly trying to impress the RAW GM or maybe even Stephanie McMahon.

Jinder Mahal def. Chad Gable

07:04 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Gable countered a big move from Jinder with a lot of force but failed to capitalise. The two fight it out but Jinder still has the upper hand. Sunil Singh distracted Gable and Jinder took the opportunity to wear down Gable.

07:03 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Jinder Mahal vs. Chad Gable

Jinder took control of the match early and took Gable out of the ring.

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Bobby Lashley is in an exclusive interview with Renee Young and he speaks about his humble beginning and the chance he got to join WWE. We get a short glimpse behind the legendary former ECW champion and his life as a family man, something we aren't used to seeing.

06:47 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Backstage, Ember Moon speaks to Charly Caruso about how she will rise and the the MITB contract.

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Sasha and Ruby were squaring off in the ring when Ember appeared and hit Ruby with an eclipse, sending Sasha outside and gets the three count on Riott.

Ember Moon def. Sasha Banks & Ruby Riott and advances to the MITB women's ladder match.

06:38 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Ember tried to go up to the post but Sarah Logan took her out from the outside. Sasha hit Ruby with her own move and as Sasha was about to get the three count after a big move, the Riott Squad takes Banks out of the ring and attacks her. Bailey comes to the aid of Sasha from backstage but was wiped out too by the Riott Squad.

06:36 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Ruby has Ember in a submission but Ember reversed it as Sasha takes out Ruby with a dropkick. Ember hit Sasha with a suplex and The Boss takes a leap from the post to land on the Riott Squad. Ruby takes a dive on Sasha and Ember takes flight with a suicide dive, wiping out everyone.

06:33 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Ruby hits a distracted Ember with a clothesline and went for pin but Ember kicked out. Ruby is in control and pins Ember again but Sasha interrupts. Ruby Riott takes out both her opponents but both of them kick out of the following pin attempts.

06:30 (IST)8 MAY 2018

Ruby pulls Sasha out of the ring by her leg and attacks Ember. Sasha returns to attacks Ruby from behind. Ember took the opportunity to pin Ruby but Riott kicks out.
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