Heath Slater returned to confront WWE Champion Drew McIntyre
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre was hoping to learn what stipulation Dolph Ziggler was choosing for his or her match at The Horror Show at Extreme Rules as Raw kicked off. Instead, that he was faced with The Showoff, who declined brought Heath Slater, McIntyre’s close friend and former 3MB teammate. But this wasn’t a happy reunion, as Slater desired to know why McIntyre hasn’t been there for him and to demand a match after a slap in the face area.
Drew McIntyre def. Heath Slater
Slater pounced on the WWE Champion right at the opening bell, perhaps catching McIntyre off-guard. However, McIntyre regrouped and put his friend down for the three-count with a thunderous Claymore. After the bell, Ziggler berated Slater and attacked him before the WWE Champion came ultimately back to chase Ziggler off and patch things up with Slater.
Kairi Sane vs. Sasha Banks ended in a No-contest
When Bayley boasted that her best friend Sasha Banks was ready proper, she might not have banked on Asuka bringing out Kairi Sane to battle The Blueprint. Despite being out of action for almost five weeks, Sane brought the fight to The Boss and nearly defeated Banks until Bayley jumped in the ring to attack her. That tripped a wild brawl that culminated with Sane dropping an Insane Elbow on the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions at ringside.
Rey Mysterio & Kevin Owens def. Seth Rollins & Murphy to earn the right to find the stipulation for Mysterio vs. Rollins at Extreme Rules
Coming out of a powerful edition of “The KO Show,” this tag team battle was made to determine the stipulation for the clash between Mysterio and The Monday Night Messiah at The Horror Show at Extreme Rules. After Mysterio pinned Murphy to win the match, that he declared he wanted payback on Rollins in certainly horrific fashion. The two will clash in an “Eye for an Eye” Match – a battle where the only way to win is to extract one of your opponent’s eyes. Mysterio’s decision left everybody, even Rollins, in absolute shock.
MVP unveiled a fresh United States Championship
Believing he is the rightful United States Champion after pinning Apollo Crews the other day, MVP unmasked a new try to find the United States Championship ahead of his title showdown with Crews at Extreme Rules. Ricochet & Cedric Alexander took umbrage with MVP’s assertion, leading to a tag team match being made at that moment.
Bobby Lashley & MVP def. Ricochet & Cedric Alexander
Ricochet & Alexander put up a good fight against The All Mighty and MVP, but there is no stopping Lashley, as he turned Alexander inside out with a Spear to pick up the victory. The All Mighty put Alexander in the Full Nelson after the bell, but Ricochet was able to force him to break the hold with a diving attack off the top rope.
Randy Orton, Andrade & Angel Garza def. Big Show & The Viking Raiders
While The Viking Raiders were out for payback after Andrade & Garza’s victory the other day, Big Show was out to put a finish to Randy Orton’s ruthless ways. But The Viper had the final laugh, as he caught Erik having an RKO to have the win for his team.
Billie Kay def. Ruby Riott
Ruby Riott set out to yet again prove herself against The IIconics, who continued to mock her for lacking anyone in her corner. Billie Kay & Peyton Royce could have a point, though, as a timely distraction from Royce was just the assist Kay needed seriously to put Riott down for the three-count.
Raw Women’s Champion Asuka def. SmackDown Women’s Champion Bayley in a Champion vs. Champion Match
Bayley was focused on Asuka heading in to Raw’s main event, but she also had to help keep an eye on her behalf Extreme Rules opponent, Nikki Cross, who first arrived to join the commentary team, until she was hauled out of the arena. But at the match’s apex, Cross found an easy method back into the building, banging on the ringside plexiglass, which distracted the SmackDown Women’s Champion and tripped a chain of events that generated Asuka gaining the pinfall victory, proving that she just could be the superior women’s champion in WWE.