The latest episode of Monday Night RAW began with a bang as it was Roman Reigns who kicked-off the show. Reigns entered the Denny Sanford Premier Center, in South Dakota, amidst boos from the crowd. The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in the arena were hostile as they began chanting ‘Roman s**ks’ as he grabbed the microphone.
Reigns talked about the loss that he and Bobby Lashley faced against the ‘The Revival’, last week. As he called out Lashley for a fight, it was the tag-team of Drew McIntyre and WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler who came out. They both double-team and beat up Reigns, as Rollins came running out to even the odds.
Later, both, Lashley and Reigns share a heated argument and talk about their rematch, then in the night. Monday Night RAW General Manager Kurt Angle sets up a single match between the two at Extreme Rules. Also, Dr Shelby made a return to the show, this time trying to counsel Bayley and Sasha Banks.
A lot of other matches took place on the WWE weekly show – Monday Night RAW. The most notable ones were involving Roman Reigns; in both the matches Reigns’ and his team were declared the winner by disqualification.
List of all matches at WWE Monday Night RAW on July 2, 2018:
|1.||Matt Hardy vs Curtis Axel||Singles Match||Curtis Axel|
|2.||Titus Worldwide vs. The Authors of Pain||Tag-team Match||The Authors of Pain|
|3.||Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler||Tag-team Match||Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins|
|4.||Ember Moon vs. Liv Morgan||Singles Match||Ember Moon|
|5.||The Revival vs. Roman Reigns and Bobby Lashley||Tag-team Match||Roman Reigns and Bobby Lashley|
|6.||Mojo Rawley vs. No Way Jose||Singles Match||No Result|
|7.||Mickie James vs. Nia Jax||Singles Match||Nia Jax|
|8.||Kevin Owens vs. Braun Strowman||Singles Match||Braun Strowman|
The main event of the night saw Kevin Owens lock horns with Braun Strowman. During the entire course of the show, it is shown that Owens is chasing RAW General Manager for firing and suspending Strowman, to no avail. Instead, Angle booked their singles match for the main event.
The contest wasn’t a contest as Strowman won the match by disqualification (count-out). Initially, after trading blows between them, it was Owens who ran backstage and locked himself in a portable toilet. What happened next, is for you to see in this funny video.
Watch Kevin Owens vs Braun Strowman Match Video at WWE Monday Night RAW, July 2, 2018:
It was Braun Strowman who was declared as the winner. The WWE universe seemed quite ecstatic as they started chanting ‘holy s**t’; RAW went off-air as medical staff were shown checking on Kevin Owens. It will be interesting to see the next episode of Monday Night RAW as it will build upon the storylines of Bobby Lashley vs Roman Reigns, and WWE Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler vs Seth Rollins for the Extreme Rules pay-per-view event.