You tuned in for another jam-packed episode of Monday Night Raw this week and the superstars of WWE’s red brand didn’t disappoint. If you missed out on all the high-flying action and drama from Raw S31E19, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. From championship matches to surprise returns and shocking swerves, this episode of Raw had it all. Whether you’re a die-hard member of the WWE Universe or just casually tune in, these were the biggest moments from Raw that are sure to set up some exciting storylines for WrestleMania. Get ready for a wild ride as we break down the biggest moments from WWE Raw S31E19.
Recap of Last Week’s Exciting Moments on WWE Raw
Last week’s episode of WWE Raw was jam-packed with huge moments that set the stage for upcoming pay-per-views.
The feud between Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman intensified
These longtime rivals clashed in an epic main event match which saw Reigns narrowly escape defeat after four running powerslams and a massive chokeslam. But Reigns ultimately triumphed by spearing Strowman through the barricade, showing the dominance of the “Big Dog”. With a title match looming, this rivalry is far from over.
-The Miz continued to provoke Daniel Bryan
The Miz cut another scathing promo on Bryan, calling him a “coward” and “washed-up”. Bryan charged the ring but was outnumbered by Miz and his Miztourage. A match between these bitter enemies seems inevitable.
-Ronda Rousey earned a RAW Women’s title shot
In her first match on RAW, Rousey defeated Nia Jax by disqualification after Alexa Bliss interfered. Kurt Angle rewarded Rousey with a title match at the upcoming pay-per-view. Rousey is poised to become champion in record time.
-Matt Hardy returned and “deleted” Bray Wyatt
The bizarre Hardy appeared out of nowhere and challenged the menacing Wyatt. In a wild brawl, Hardy overwhelmed Wyatt and might have “deleted” him for good. Hardy’s mind games seem to have given him the edge over the sinister Wyatt in this new chapter of their feud.
With pay-per-views on the horizon, WWE Raw continues to build anticipation with massive moments and epic showdowns. The road to the next event is sure to be action-packed!
Highlights From This Week’s Episode – WWE Raw S31E19
This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw was filled with huge moments. Here are some of the highlights:
The Beast Returns
After being away for months, Brock Lesnar made a surprise return to attack Ricochet in the middle of the ring. The Beast Incarnate hit Ricochet with an F5, then grabbed a mic and vowed to win back the WWE Championship that he lost at WrestleMania. Expect Lesnar to make life difficult for new champion Drew McIntyre in the coming weeks.
Asuka Retains in Thriller
Asuka defended her Raw Women’s Championship against Nia Jax in a hard-hitting match. Despite interference from Jax’s partner Shayna Baszler, Asuka prevailed after countering a leg drop into an Asuka Lock for the win. The Empress of Tomorrow continues to reign over the Raw women’s division.
The IIconics Implode
Former WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Billie Kay and Peyton Royce, known as The IIconics, argued after losing another match. Tensions have been building for weeks and this loss was the final straw. The IIconics got in each other’s faces and traded insults before stomping off in opposite directions. Are we witnessing the end of this “iconic” duo?
Cedric Alexander Scores Upset
In the show’s opening match, Cedric Alexander upset Bobby Lashley, thanks to an assist from Ricochet. Alexander pinned Lashley after Ricochet hit a 630 Senton, allowing Cedric to hit the Lumbar Check for the shock win. Alexander celebrated the biggest victory of his career as the crowd erupted. Underdogs everywhere rejoiced at the sight of the massive Lashley being taken down.
With surprise returns, title matches and relationship drama, this episode of Raw had something for every WWE fan. Tune in next week for more Monday night mayhem!
The Surprise Return of a Fan Favorite Superstar
One of the biggest surprises on Raw this week was the return of none other than “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar. After months away from WWE, Lesnar made a shocking appearance, much to the delight of fans.
Lesnar came down to the ring and delivered one of his signature promos, hyping up the crowd by stomping around and letting out primal screams. He said he had gotten bored “conquering everything” in UFC and decided to come back to his “home” in WWE. The Beast claimed no one could beat him, and he was ready to regain the Universal Championship.
Just then, Seth Rollins’ music hit. The reigning Universal Champ came out with a confident smirk, holding his title high. Rollins said Lesnar may be a beast, but he wasn’t unbeatable. He challenged Lesnar to a title match at SummerSlam, the biggest party of the summer. Lesnar laughed in Rollins’ face, but then suddenly lifted him up and delivered a bone-crunching F-5, accepting the challenge in brutal fashion.
The WWE Universe erupted as Lesnar held the Universal Title over Rollins’ prone body. A match between these former rivals is bound to be an instant classic. Rollins will have to use all his skill and speed to overcome the powerhouse Lesnar, who now has his sights set on reclaiming the top prize in WWE. Their last match at WrestleMania 35 was a nail-biter, but with the title on the line again, the stakes are even higher. This dream match is sure to be the highlight of SummerSlam.
The return of Brock Lesnar has shaken up Monday Night Raw and set the stage for what is sure to be an epic showdown between “The Beast” and “The Kingslayer” at SummerSlam. No one will want to miss this massive main event!
Controversial Ending Leaves the Main Event Up in the Air
The conclusion of this week’s episode of WWE Raw left fans with more questions than answers regarding the main event match. After an action-packed bout between Drew McIntyre and Sheamus ended in a double count-out, the fate of the WWE Championship is up in the air.
McIntyre, the current champ, put up a valiant effort against his longtime friend and rival, Sheamus. The two powerhouses exchanged brutal blows and at one point even took the fight into the crowd. However, their battle ended abruptly after both men were unable to answer the referee’s 10-count, resulting in a double count-out.
According to WWE rules, a championship can only change hands via pinfall or submission inside the ring. So McIntyre retains his title – for now. Sheamus was irate at the outcome and continued his attack on McIntyre after the match. It’s clear this rivalry is far from over.
Fans online expressed frustration over the non-finish. After weeks of buildup, they felt cheated out of a definitive conclusion and championship match. However, others argued the controversial ending adds intrigue and suspense. It leaves the fate of the WWE title in doubt, with a likely rematch between McIntyre and Sheamus on the horizon.
The double count-out also raises several possibilities for what might happen next. Will the rematch take place on next week’s Raw? At the upcoming pay-per-view? Or perhaps WWE officials will declare the title vacant and set up a multi-man match to crown a new champ? For now, we’ll have to tune in to find out how this tangled web unfolds.
Love it or hate it, the controversial ending to this championship showdown has left WWE fans with lots of questions and speculations about what’s to come in this red-hot rivalry. The fate of the gold is hanging precariously in the balance, and you won’t want to miss how this drama unfolds in the coming weeks!
What to Expect Next Week on WWE Raw S31E20
After an action-packed episode of Raw, what can fans expect for next week’s show? Here are some predictions for WWE Raw S31E20:
New Feuds Teased
With Wrestlemania just around the corner, the road to the biggest show of the year is heating up. This week’s Raw hinted at potential new feuds and storylines that will likely develop over the coming weeks. The Miz and John Morrison seem poised to face off against the New Day, while Asuka and Kairi Sane of the Kabuki Warriors appear ready to defend their Women’s Tag Team Championships.
Championship Matches Announced
Raw ended with a confrontation between WWE Champion Brock Lesnar and his Royal Rumble opponent Drew McIntyre. Their intense exchange suggests a title match between the two powerhouses will be made official for next week’s Raw. United States Champion Andrade also continues to rack up wins, so Humberto Carrillo will probably invoke his rematch clause soon.
Returns and Surprises
In a post-Rumble episode, returns and surprises are always possible. Legends like Edge or John Cena could show up, unfinished business from Sunday’s event may bring back a recently eliminated superstar like Kevin Owens or Samoa Joe, or NXT call-ups could debut on the main roster.
Twists and Turns
As rivalries heat up in the weeks before Wrestlemania, expect the drama and action to intensify. Betrayals, heel turns, and shock wins are staples of this time of year in the WWE. Next Monday’s Raw is sure to have some twists, turns, and chaos in store for fans.
With the road to Wrestlemania kicking into high gear, WWE Raw continues to deliver surprises and high-stakes action each week. Tune in next Monday at 8/7 C on USA Network to see what’s in store for WWE Raw S31E20.
So there you have it, another jam-packed episode of Monday Night Raw in the books. Between surprise returns, championship matches, and the usual dose of drama, the show delivered on the entertainment front once again. Whether you tuned in to see old favorites back in the ring, watch new stars emerge, or just needed something over-the-top to escape from everyday life for a couple hours, Raw had you covered. The countdown is already on until next week’s show. In the meantime, let the debates and discussions rage on about who stole the show and what’s in store for the Road to Wrestlemania. Love it or hate it, WWE’s flagship program knows how to keep fans on the edge of their seats and talking. Until next Monday, wrestling fans!