Location: Brooklyn, NY at the Barclays Center
Date: March 28th, 2016
Airing Live On The USA Network
Welcome to the WWE Raw pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. Scott Stanford, Booker T, Corey Graves, and David Otunga hype what we will see tonight, which is Charlotte vs. Becky Lynch on RAW. There is a recap video of last weekâ€™s episode of Raw.
Welcome to WWE Monday Night Raw. The Undertaker kicks off the show. Undertaker cuts a promo in the ring and says that WrestleMania 32 will not be his last. He said that the blood of Shane McMahon was on Vince McMahon. Taker said that the blood of Vince McMahon would be on his hands. Taker made it clear that WrestleMania is his show, and HIAC is his house. Taker promised to make Shane rest in piece. Shane McMahon interrupted and walked down to the ring. Shane believes that things should be better in WWE, and he will make them better when he gets control of the company. Shane said he will do whatever he has to do to Takerâ€™s legacy to do that. Taker told Shane to watch his mouth and not talk about his legacy. Shane walked to the ring and got in the ring. The fans chanted holy shit. Shane told Taker that his legacy died two years ago against Lesnar. Undertaker said that Shane is his daddyâ€™s bitch. Shane attacked Undertaker. This led to a brawl and Undertaker tossed him to the floor. Undertaker went for a powerbomb but Shane fought back. Shane hit Undertaker with a TV monitor. Shane put Undertaker on the announce table and hit a big elbow drop off the top rope to Undertaker. Shane walked to the back. Undertaker stood up with Shane looking in shock.
Before the match can begin, AJ Styles walked out and asked if Chris Jericho would give him a match at WrestleMania 32. Styles said that heâ€™s not leaving here tonight until he gets the match he wants. He stood next to Bryon Saxton.
Singles Match: Zack Ryder vs. Chris Jericho.
Ryder went for a quick roll up but only got 2. Jericho sent him to the floor and hit a baseball slide. Jericho put the boots to him. Ryder fought back and went for the Broski Boot, but Jericho blocked and went for the Walls of Jericho. Styles then began a Y2Jackass chant. This distracted Jericho and Ryder rolled up Jericho for the win.
Post-match, Jericho hit a Codebreaker to Ryder. Styles made the save and Jericho rolled out of the ring. Jericho threw a fit at ringside. Jericho grabbed a microphone and said that Styles is stupid for trying to embarrassing him in front of people. Jericho said that Styles kicked the hornet’s nest and that he will see Styles at WrestleMania 32. Jericho promised that it would be the worst night of Stylesâ€™ life.
Singles Match: Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte with Sasha Banks on commentary.
Charlotte was in control of this match with some strikes and kicks before cutting to a very quick break.
Weâ€™re back with Lynch making her comeback. Lynch hit a suplex for 2. Charlotte cut her off with a slam. Lynch kicked her out of the ring. Lynch chased Charlotte around ringside and then into the ring. Charlotte hit her with a big boot and then Natural Selection for the win.
Renee Young interviews Vince McMahon backstage. Vince said that he was not shocked that Shane put Undertaker through a table earlier in the show. Vince said that an angry Undertaker is the version he wants representing him. Shane walked up and said that itâ€™s good thing heâ€™s not him. Shane said that he has watched Vince treat people like he is a god. Shane said he was going to use all of his angry on Undertaker and take over WWE.
The Social Outcasts were about to cut a promo in the ring, but The Big Show interrupted.
Tag Team Match: Kane and Big Show vs. Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas.
Kane and Axel started things off. It didnâ€™t last long as the other members of Social Outcasts ran in. The match ends in a no contest. This led to several WWE stars running out, and a big brawl broke out. Kane and Big Show stood tall in the ring.
Highlights of Roman Reigns attacking Triple H last week were shown.
Triple H and Stephanie McMahon walk down to the ring. Stephanie told the fans to respect Triple H. â€śThe Gameâ€ť grabbed the mic and said in six days fans will watch on the WWE Network and see him destroy Reigns. Triple H said that itâ€™s everyoneâ€™s dream to be WWE Champion at WrestleMania 32. Triple H said that Reigns has been WWE Champion but only for seconds. He praised himself for working in 20 WrestleManiaâ€™s and being in 9 world title matches at the event. He said that he had been obsessed with being WWE Champion. He said that he was the most successful and greatest WWE star ever because he is obsessed with it. He said he thought his career was over but when Reigns attacked him he lit the fire within him and he wanted to be WWE Champion again. Triple H explained that his obsession would be the end of Reignsâ€™ dream. Triple H promised to walk in and walk out as WWE Champion. This led to Reigns walking out and was booed heavily. Reigns and Triple H brawled in the ring. Triple H retreated to the back while Reigns stood in the ring. The fans chanted Roman sucks! As the segment ended.
The New Day walk down to the ring and cut a promo about bootyo’s. New Day mocked the League of Nations. Big E said if the LON were food then they would throw them up.
Singles Match: Kofi Kingston vs. Alberto Del Rio.
They lock up, and Del Rio missed a kick and went to the floor. Kofi threw him into the barricade. Back in the ring, Del Rio tripped him and hit a reverse DDT off the middle rope…
Weâ€™re back with Del Rio in control of Kingston and landed a series of kicks. Del Rio went for his finisher but missed and Kingston hit a double axe off the top rope. Kingston then hit SOS for 2. Del Rio cut him off with a back stabber. Kingston missed a splash and Del Rio hit a double foot stomp. Del Rio went for an armbar but Kingston blocked and rolled him up for the win.
Jonathan Coachman walked out and said he is bringing SportsCenter to WrestleMania 32 this Sunday. Coachman said he loves bootyoâ€™s and then started dancing with New Day.
Triple H and The Dudley Boyz attacked and laid out Reigns in the back.
Singles Match: Kalisto vs. Konnor.
Kalisto hit him with a series of kicks and punches. Kalisto drop kicked Konnor and then hit his finisher for the win.
Post-match, Viktor tried to attack Kalisto, but Kalisto fought him off. Ryback walked down to the ring and had a staredown with Kalisto. Ryback then walked to the back.
Paul Heyman walked into Brock Lesnarâ€™s locker room, and we cut to break.
Heyman and Lesnar walked down to the ring. Heyman said that he is the advocate for â€śThe Beast.â€ť Heyman hypes Lesnar vs. Dean Ambrose at WrestleMania 32. Heyman praised Lesnar for doing stuff that no one else in the WWE locker room can do. Heyman gives Ambrose credit for taking this fight but knows that Ambrose is smart. Heyman said none of the weapons that he plans to use on Lesnar would not be enough. Heyman promised that Lesnar will give Ambrose a WrestleMania moment. Heyman said that this was not a prediction but a spoiler. Lesnar will defeat Ambrose. This led Ambrose walking down to the ring with a wagon full of weapons. Ambrose grabbed some steel pips, a baseball bat, crowbar, a barbwire bat, a chainsaw and a kendo stick and a steel step. He put them all in the wagon and walked to the back.
Singles Match: Emma vs. Paige
Emma got on the early attack and hit a drop kick for 2. Emma then put the boots to Paige in the corner and hit a splash in the corner for 2. Paige fought back and hit a knee strike for 2. Tamina distracted the referee and Lana kicked Paige in the face. Emma covered her and won the match.
Post-match, a big brawl broke out. The heels got the upper hand until Eva Marie walked out and made the save.
R-Truth told Goldust that every man is for himself at WrestleMania 32 in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal.
Six-Man Tag Team Match: Stardust, The Miz and Kevin Owens vs. Dolph Ziggler, Sami Zayn and Sin Cara.
Zayn and Miz started the match. Zayn hit him with a heel kick and then Stardust was tagged in. Zayn with a series of arm drags to Stardust. Ziggler was tagged in and worked over the left arm of Stardust. Ziggler drop kicked him but missed a super kick. Ziggler with a super kick to The Miz.
Weâ€™re back with Cara having Stardust in a headlock. Cara with a shoulder block and an arm drag. Miz and Zayn were tagged in. Zayn hit a drop kick to Miz and landed a forearm shot. Miz fought back and landed a series of right hands. Stardust was tagged in, and Zayn hit a suplex. Ziggler was tagged in and hit a series of neck breakers to Stardust. Ziggler was hit in the head by Miz and Miz was tagged in. The heels did some frequent quick tags to wear down Ziggler.
Weâ€™re back with the fans chanting various things. They were not into this match. Ziggler fought back and got the hot tag to Zayn. This led to Zayn hitting a series of clotheslines to Stardust. Zayn hit a crossbody to Stardust and Miz. Zayn tagged Cara and took out Owens with a dive. Cara with a crossbody to Stardust for 2. Zayn with a front senton but Stardust put his knees up. Zayn was tagged in and rolled up Miz for 2. Everyone hit their finishers on each other. Cara took out Stardust with an outside dive. Owens was tagged in and went for the powerbomb, but Zan blocked and dropped kicked him. Miz and Stardust walked to the back as Zayn hit a spring board DDT and the big boot in the corner for the win.
Winners: Dolph Ziggler, Sami Zayn and Sin Cara.
Triple H and Stephanie McMahon walk down to the ring and talk down to the fans. Stephanie said that dreams are made to be crushed, and that is what will happen to Reigns at WrestleMania 32. Stephanie said that nothing will change after Sunday nor are they going anywhere. Triple H said that this is not a game, and this led to Reigns walking down to the ring. Reigns and Triple H started brawling. Sheamus, Stardust, LON, and Miz ran down and attacked Reigns. This led to The Usos and the rest of the WWE roster breaking up the brawl. Reigns launched himself over the top rope and took out Triple H and the heels. Triple H stands on the stage while Reigns is in the ring to close the show.
Thanks for watching along and we will see you next time.