Welcome to the RAW Live Results and Updates blog for 6 May 2019 episode. You can catch the preview here. Please keep refreshing the page for the latest updates.
#1 SmackDown presents RAW!
Vince McMahon opens the show. He tells us that we will remember this show since he is opening it. Quickly enough, Roman Reigns enters. Vince asks him that what is he doing at RAW since he is assigned to SmackDown? Roman replies that when he was out, McMahons promised to listen to the fans but that never happened. Before he could talk much, Daniel Bryan returns to WWE for the first time since WrestleMania. Bryan says he was robbed at WrestleMania by Kofi Kingston. He spent the last month meditating in solitude. Bryan says he and Vince need to have an intellectual conversation before Kofi enters.
Kofi says Bryan should have come to him if he had a problem. Bryan calls him an undeserving champion who never should have received a title shot. Vince interrupts and says he had an epiphany. He suggests having a wildcard rule to members of Raw and SmackDown can go to the other show from time to time. McIntyre tells all the SD stars that this is not SmackDown presents RAW and berates Roman for punching Mr. McMahon and showing up on RAW. Vince McMahon interrupts him and announces two WrestleMania rematches between Roman and McIntyre and Kofi vs Bryan. He repeats that we will remember this show and was leaving the ring when AJ Styles enters.
#2 Why should only SmackDown guys have all the fun!
AJ asks what McMahon he doing. He comes to RAW finally and he is having SmackDown stars up on the show. Styles says if Reigns can come to SmackDown, he may bring a few friends from SmackDown. McIntyre tries to explain his newly minted wildcard rule to Styles when Seth Rollins comes out. Rollins is visibly irate with Styles due to the attack from last week. Rollins tells Styles that last week was the last time that Styles stayed ahead of him. Styles recounts that it was Rollins who threw the Universal title at him and proclaims that he will win the Universal title at Money in the Bank. Vince McMahon tells them that they want some action. Both replies in affirmative and throws away their t-shirts but McMahon announces a tag team match for them.
#3 Seth Rollins and AJ Styles vs Bobby Lashley and Baron Corbin
After the break, Bobby Lashley and Baron Corbin come out to face Rollins and Styles. Corbin starts with a shoulder tackle and Rollins replies with a flying tackle of his own. Lashley and Styles are tagged in and Styles hits a dropkick. Rollins takes the blind tag and sends Lashley out of the ring. Styles also hits a clothesline on Corbin for him to join his partner. Rollins hits a plancha as we head to the break.
Lashley whip Rollins to the corner with authority. He hits a flatliner before Corbin tags in and strikes an elbow on Rollins’ shoulder. He put Rollins in the shoulder stretch and puts him on the top turnbuckle. Seth counters and hits a blockbuster from there. Both men make the tag and Styles unloads on Lashley with a flurry of offense. Styles ends up on the apron and had to fight out with Corbin there when Lashley takes the advantage to spear him through the ropes and down to the floor. AJ hits a Pele Kick to Lashley to send him out of the ring. Corbin has taken the bling tag and he also comes in to get hit by a Pele kick. Meanwhile, Lashley grabs Rollins and pulls him off the apron while Corbin sends Styles to the floor.
Lashley and Corbin keep control over Styles as we return from the break. Seth gets the hot tag and he starts taking on both of his opponents. He drives Lashley into the barricade with a suicide dive before knocking Corbin out of the ring to hit another one on him. A clothesline from the top rope gets him a two count. AJ takes out Lashley with a clothesline and dropkick when he tries to interfere. Corbin rolls up Rollins for two. Seth hits a superkick before setting up for the Stomp. AJ goes for the Phenomenal Forearm and Corbin moves so he ends up hitting Rollins. AJ then just rolls out of the ring to walk away. Rollins gets up and Corbin hits End of Days for the win.
Winners- Bobby Lashley and Baron Corbin with a pinfall
#4 Sami gets dumped!
Sami Zayn asks the crowd what they’ve got to complain about, talking about the events that transpired today. He calls the fans cowards for complaining… and before Zayn can continue, Braun Strowman makes his way to the ring. Zayn runs away from the ring and into the crowd and Braun Strowman cuts his path then follows him to the back. Sami ends up corning himself backstage and tries to escape under a garage door. Braun grabs his foot and pulls him back in. He picks Sami up and puts him in a dumpster. Braun sees a garbage truck drive up and dump everything into its container.
#5 Lucha House Party vs Three Jobbers
Back in the arena, we have a six-man tag team match between Lucha House Party and some local competitors. Some quick and high-flying action as the Luchas team up together to get the win in no time!
Winners- Lucha House Party with a pinfall
#6 Ricochet vs Robert Roode – If Roode wins, he will replace Ricochet in the MITB Match
Roode rushes Ricochet and stomps him into the mat right after the bell. He continues with chops before Ricochet counters with a hurricanrana and dropkick. Robert pushes him during a springboard and Ricochet lands hard on the apron. Roode lands multiple punches and gets the near fall. He then puts Ricochet in a sleeper hold, followed by a lariat and Ricochet kicks out again. Ricochet counters with a moonsault on Roode and then takes down Roode twice. Roode counters with a spinebuster and goes for the pinfall, but Ricochet kicks out. Roode was going to send Ricochet face first to the turnbuckle with an Alabama fall slam but Ricochet lands on his feet. Ricochet pushes Roode to the floor as he meets him at the turnbuckle. He then lands the 630 and the pinfall.
Winner- Ricochet with a pinfall
Backstage segment where Rey Mysterio is with his son Dominic. He tells him to get something and goes inside his locker room. As Dominic goes turns back, Samoa Joe starts following him. After the break, Joe catches Dominic and asks him if was trying to embarrass him when he hoisted his father on his shoulders last week after he defeated him. He also sends a message to Rey via Dominic that he is looking forward to defending his title at MITB.
#7 Lacey Evans vs Jobber
Naomi, Dana Brooke, Natalya, and Alexa Bliss come out to watch Lacey Evans match as she requested. Evans puts the enhancement talent in the corner and kicks her in the ribs. She hits the Women’s Right for the pin and the win. The four women at ringside are giving her disdainful looks.
Winner- Lacey Evans with a pinfall
Evans delivers a post-match promo, warning them against using the MITB briefcase against her after she wins the RAW Women’s Championship. Becky Lynch makes her way to the ring and goes right after Evans. She beats her down and Lacey barely escapes the DisArmHer.
#8 Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder vs The Viking Raiders
Hawkins and Ryder manage to take control early by knocking Erik out of the ring. They corner Ivar and use quick tags to keep him under control. They hit several double team moves before Ivar takes down Hawkins with a seated senton. Erik tags in and they hit a double team combo for two. Hawkins takes down Ivar with a clothesline from the apron, but Erik immediately hits a knee to the face. Erik avoids the Rough Ryder before tagging Ivar to hit The Viking Experience for the pin and the win.
Winners- The Viking Raiders
#9 Firefly Fun House Episode 3
Bray talks to Mercy and Abby why they are fighting and finds out that Mercy has torn apart the Rabbit. Bray tells him that he can express himself in any way he wants: either by painting, flying a kite or by tearing apart the Rabbit. He then goes for the picnic with some glum looking children.
#10 Roman Reigns vs Drew McIntyre
Drew hits a kick to the gut to take control right away. He corners Reigns for a few chops. Roman kicks him in the face and hits a clothesline. He lands McIntyre for some punches in the corner followed by a corner clothesline. Drew overpowers him and throws him across the ring with a belly to belly. McIntyre hits a suplex and puts Roman in a shoulder stretch. Roman fights him and hits a clothesline. He tries to go for the Samoan drop but McIntyre him out of the ring with a belly to belly release suplex. McIntyre drags him to the floor, followed by throwing his face into the ring post.
McIntyre tries to land another suplex but is blocked by Reigns; Reigns counters and lands a suplex himself. Roman clotheslines McIntyre out of the ring and then tries to take control of the match but McIntyre lands a big boot and then smashes Reigns’ head face first into the apron with a reverse Alabama Slam. Roman was going for the superman punch but McIntyre counters it into a spinebuster. Now McIntyre was getting ready for the Claymore. Roman avoids it but ends up getting a Glasgow Kiss.
Roman hits a DDT to get a near fall before they moved out of the ring. He goes for the Superman punch off the steel steps but McIntyre kicks him in the midsection. He throws him to the steel steps and takes him back to the ring to hit a swinging slam in the ring for a near fall. McIntyre goes to the top and Roman connects a superman punch as he comes down to get a near fall. McIntyre avoids one spear and hits the headbutt before Roman Reigns eventually hits the spear. However, Shane McMahon and Elias attack him before he can make the cover to cause a DQ.
They were handing out punishment to Reigns when Miz entered with a steel chair. Shane runs away into the crowd and Miz follows him. Meanwhile, McIntyre takes out Reigns with the claymore kick. As Shane reaches his limousine, Miz attacks him from behind with a steel chair.
#11 Usos, No Way Jose and Sullivan!
The Revival is in the ring to face off against Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows in tag team action. But before they can start the match, The Usos interrupt them(They were seen sneaking out of the Revival’s room earlier in the episode). Usos tells them that they have a new product called “Ucey Hot” which The Revival have applied in their nether regions which work on the sweat. It results in a hilarious comic segment.
Kofi Kingston cuts a promo backstage ranting about Daniel Bryan’s rant from earlier in the show.
No Way Jose and his conga line are on RAW, but it doesn’t look good for Jose as Lars Sullivan makes his way to the ring. He attacks a few members of No Way Jose’s conga line before throwing No Way Jose into the crowd. Sullivan causes more destruction to the Congo line members. Jose comes back to fight him in the ring but Sullivan lands a Running Powerslam on him.
Backstage, Vince McMahon is boasting to someone on the call about the wildcard idea. He says 3 SmackDown stars have come to RAW tonight when Sullivan comes into the frame and stands facing him. Vince corrects himself that 4 SD stars have appeared at RAW tonight.
#12 Kofi Kingston(c) vs Daniel Bryan – WWE Championship Match
Bryan starts strong with the Yes kicks in the corner. He hits two dropkicks in the corner but Kofi explodes from the corner when he goes for the third and levels Bryan with a lariat. A clothesline sends Bryan out of the ring and Kofi hits the customary plancha to take him down.
Kofi is still in control as we return from the break. He lands a high elbow and a kick to get two counts. He hits a springboard splash for another quick two counts. A monkey flip was countered by him but Bryan ends up sending him over the top rope out to the floor. Kofi gets back in the ring and starts fighting back. He hits a kick to the face but Bryan catches him in a springboard and drops him into an armbar. Kofi locks his fingers to relieve some pressure, so Bryan tries to transition into the Labell Lock. Kingston escapes and they collide when they both go for a crossbody.
Kofi strikes with a couple of punches but gets backdropped over the top rope and lands hard on his back. Bryan picks him up and whips him into the barricade. Kofi recovers and hits a splash from the top turnbuckle for a near fall. Bryan puts him in the Lebell Lock. Kofi gets his foot on the bottom rope to force a break. Bryan hits the Yes Kicks to Kofi’s arm. Kofi hits the Boom Drop and lines up for Trouble in Paradise. Bryan counters with a dropkick and hits a bridging German suplex for two. Both men counter the other’s finisher before Kofi hits Trouble in Paradise for the pin and the win to retain his title.
Winner- Kofi Kingston with a pinfall
The show ends with Kofi celebrating in the ring and the commentators tell us that RAW superstars will appear at SmackDown tomorrow night.