WWE Monday Night RAW: Live coverage and results - March 2, 2015
Hello everyone and welcome to our live coverage of Monday Night Raw. Just over a week removed from the last PPV before Wrestlemania, RAW this week comes to you from The Prudential Center, Newark, NJ. As tensions build closer and closer on the way to WrestleMania 31, there are rumours abound about the appearances of several high profile names including the likes of Jon Stewart, the host of ‘The Daily Show’ and WWE World heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar.
‘The Beast incarnate’ who didn’t appear on last week’s RAW might have a message for his opponent at WrestleMania, Roman Reigns. Also, who will be the latest addition to the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015? All these answers will come to you tonight when Monday Night RAW gets underway! Stay tuned for more updates.
The live coverage of RAW will begin at 8 pm ET (6.30 am IST)
06:30 am – The show opens with Mr. Money In the Bank Seth Rollins callling out Jon Stewart and talking about how much better he is than everyone else and could win the WWE title whenever he wanted. This brings out Reigns who punches Seth in the mouth to send him scurrying, while the J & J security is nowhere to be seen.
06:50 am – Dean Ambrose is in the ring, ready to face off against Bad News Barrett, while R-Truth is on commentary.
7:00 am – Dean Ambrose gets the pin after he hits the Dirty Deeds on Bad News Barrett, when the champion was distracted by Luke Harper stealing the IC title.
7:05 am – The Miz & Mizdow involved in a backstage segment showing The Miz’s misguided attempt at showcase his acting talent (for a brand called Niagara), ending up as the butt of everyone’s jokes. Embarassed, he slaps Mizdow who almost retaliates before backing down slowly.
7:10 am – The lights go out and Bray Wyatt makes his way to the ring and starts cutting a promo on The Undertaker!
7:20 am – Mixed tag match is underway as the team of The Usos & Naomi goes against Kidd, Cesaro & a freshly turned heel Natalya.
The team of Naomi & The Usos pick up the victory after Naomi rolls up an injured Natalya. Post-match, Natalya & Kidd bicker for a bit before hugging it out!
A huge main-event is announced for tonight between Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns
7:32 am – John Cena is in the ring, talking about what his plans for Wrestlemania 31 are, considering Rusev refused to grant him a rematch.
Cena declares his intention of entering the Andre the Giant Battle Memorial , bringing out Stephanie McMahon who refuses this opportunity for him too!
Axelmania is here as Curtis Axel makes his way to the ring wanting to face Rusev for the US title, garnering him a match against Cena, who isn’t pleased with the bravado shown by the 3rd gen star.
Cena makes quick work of #Axelmania after a AA and STF. Rusev comes out and reiterates what Stephanie McMahon said about Cena getting a title-shot at WM 31.......NO!!
8:00 am – ‘The King of Kings’ Triple H is in the ring, telling the world what he has in store for his opponent at Wrestlemania 31, Sting! He calls up Booker T to the ring to address things.
Triple H in an attempt to prove his control on the WWE, fires Booker T.......and hires him back! Makes a statement as to who controls things around in the WWE!
08:10 am -
The #GiveDivasAChance movement from last week has been effective as we see a solid back & forth battle between 2 of the top divas for the title. Paige when on the verge of a win, having locked in her submission hold, Brie Bella interferes and causes the DQ.
AJ Lee comes out to Paige’s aid and takes it to the Bellas and send them into retreat.