WWE Monday Night RAW: Live coverage and results - March 9, 2015
Hello everyone and welcome to our live coverage of Monday Night Raw. With Wrestlemania 31 being exactly 20 days away, the show tonight promises to be action-packed. Bray Wyatt waits for a response from ‘The Deadman’ while the WWE World Heavyweight champion makes his return to RAW to seek out the challenger to his throne, Roman Reigns.
Speaking of special appearances, Wiz Khalifa is set to perform in his hometown as RAW comes to you live from the CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA. Will Rusev grant a rematch for the US title to John Cena? Where will AJ Lee fit in with the Bellas on top? 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)
6:00 am IST – Main event will have Roman Reigns take on the team of Randy Orton & Seth Rollins
6:15 am IST - Latest inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame is Connor “The Crusher” MichaleK as he gets the Warrior award to the class!
6:20 am IST - Paul Heyman is in the ring addressing the crowd as a video package airs chronicling Roman Reigns’ journey to being the no.1 contender to the WWE World HW title at Wreestlemania 31
6:30 am IST - The Beast Incarnate is in the house!
6:40 am IST - Paul Heyman leaves the ring with his client Brock Lesnar in tow as the screen cuts to a sombre Bray Wyatt standing with the urn, asking The Deadman to ‘find him’
6:45 am IST – It’s a tag-team match time as the Authority team of The Big Show & Kane take on the team of Erick Rowan & Ryback.
6:52 am IST – Big Show costs the match for his team as he KOs his own partner for Rowan to get the pin. The post-match bickering begins and Stephanie McMahon comes to the ring to dress them down.
Backstage, it’s The Miz & The Wiz as the Hollywood A-lister tries to get an association going with the Rapper, who turns down the offer in favour of associating with Wizdow who cuts a rap on Miz telling him about his entry into the Andre The Giant Battle Royal!
7:00 am IST – It’s Wiz Khalifa Live now in the CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA
7:12 am IST – Best Frenemies Paige & AJ Lee up next, marking the return of AJ to in-ring action after months.
7:18 am IST – AJ picks up the win over a game Summer Rae with a Black Widow as the frenemies awkwardly celebrate in the ring.
7:20 am IST – The Vigilante Sting speaks for the first time and explains his motivation for going after Triple H. He wants to see the corruption of power end and has seen firsthand before when WCW went down owing to the same reasons.
Backstage Cena confronts Rusev and dares him to go to the ring and repeat what he said last week about America not having a fight left.
7:30 am IST – Rusev looks to crush Axelmania next in a singles match.
Rusev attacks Curtis Axel before the match begins, but Axel fights back, but not to much avail. A kick to the face followed by the accolade seals the deal. Post-match, Rusev verbally attacks America and that brings out the leader of the Cenation.
After a small brawl, Cena puts the Bulgarian Brute in the STF and puts him to sleep. Lana trying to get Cena off of Rusev, grants him a rematch for the US title at Wrestlemania 31.
Bray Wyatt can’t wait for the Undertaker to rise from the dead!
7:45 am IST – It’s another tag match next as the New day combo of Big E & Kofi Kingston takes on the tag team champions Cesaro & Tyson Kidd.
Big E & Kofi pick up the win after Xavier Woods reverses a pin attempt by Kidd into a face plant, followed by a pin.
The Usos make their way down the ramp as they accompany Naomi for a singles match against Natalya.
Natalya almost gets the win over naomi with a sharpshooter, but chaos ensue outside the ring between the Usos & Ceasro/Kidd and Naomi hits the rear-view and gets the pin.
Immediately follows another tag match between The Usos and Los Matadores.
After a back & forth match, Los Matadores picks up the win after a distraction by El Torito leading into a pin after a roll-up.
8:15 am IST – Bray Wyatt is in the ring, looking and calling out the Deadman.
Wyatt handles the urn looking for the Undertaker, and laughs on finding it empty. But soon, the Deadman acknowledges the call-out and responds by striking the rocking chair of the patriarch of the Wyatt family and setting it on fire as the gong goes off multiple times.
It’s official! It will be The Undertaker vs Bray Wyatt at ‘The Showcaseof the Immortals’
It’s the main-event time as Roman Reigns takes on Seth Rollins & Randy Orton in a handicap match.
Randy Orton first decks the J & J security for them to be carted out and then strands Seth Rollins who gets pinned by Roman Reigns after a spear.
As the Viper’s plan all along unravels, Rollins bears the brunt of a post-match attack by Orton who destroys a steel chair on the back of Seth Rollins.
The exclamation to the post-match vicious attack on Rollins by the Viper happens via a vintage DDT on the floor and a RKO onto the announce table, as the show goes off the air!