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Wrestlenewz brings you live play-by-play, results and viewing party for tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw (6/11/2018) broadcast. Pre-show starts at 7:50 pm EST and the main show at 8 pm EST. Roman Reigns will take on Jinder Mahal in singles competition ahead of their clash on pay-per-view this weekend. Tweet and follow @wrestlenewz on Twitter.

Monday Night Raw: 8 pm EST

Show opens up and the men’s and women’s Money In The Bank ladder match competitors who are scheduled for Fatal 4-Way action tonight are all in the ring sitting on top of ladders. Raw general manager Kurt Angle comes out but before he can say anything Constable Baron Corbin comes out. The Constable and the GM get into a little argument about making sure the WWE Title comes back to Raw. Then Alexa Bliss and Sasha Banks starting chirping each other and Ember Moon gets involved, all of them still sitting up on ladders.

Angle asks Natalya if she’s ready for the MITB ladder match, considering she was beat up pretty badly in recent weeks. She says she absolutely is. Kevin Owens cuts in and points out that it’s unfair that Braun Strowman has such a height advantage when it comes to reaching for the briefcase in the ladder match. Strowman and Owens talk smack at each other, Finn Balor gets involved, then every one of them in the ring gets involved. They begin talking over each other until Strowman explodes and tells them all the shut up or “You’re gunna get these hands!” His music plays.

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Fatal 4-Way Match: Natalya vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Ember Moon vs. Sasha Banks

Back from commercial and the action is underway. They work through a series of spots which results in Banks and Natalya going one-on-one in the ring. They start to catch wrestle. Natalya takes Banks over and applies an armlock. Banks stands and fires back. Natalya goes for a Sharpshooter and Banks fights back. Natalya presses and tries to force it on but Banks shoves her out of the ring. Moon comes in and Banks engages with her. Banks ends up going to the top rope but Moon knocks her to the floor outside the ring.

Moon follows up with a suicide dive out into Banks. Moon rolls Banks back in the ring. Bliss takes advantage and lays Moon out with a shot. She slides into the ring quickly and gets a near-fall. Commercial break.

Back again and Bliss has Natalya in a submission hold. Natalya tries to turn the tide but Bliss keeps the pressure on and employs a methodical pace. Bliss works on Natalya’s taped up leg. Natalya nearly mounts some offense again but Bliss evades and lands a hard kick into her taped knee. Banks joins the fray and starts to land some dynamic offense on Bliss. Banks connects with double-knees on Bliss in the corner for a 2-count. Moon comes flying in and lands some shots on Banks. Moons plants Banks with a snap-suplex. She pins but Bliss stops the count.

Moon hits shoulder-thrusts on Bliss in the corner but Bliss hits a sunset flip for a near-fall. Banks comes in and her and Bliss level each other. Everyone is selling as it cuts to commercial.

Back again and Moon and Banks set Bliss up for a double superplex. Natalya runs in and powerbombs both Banks and Moon off the top. Bliss jumps for a Twisted Bliss but she lands across Banks’ knees. Commercial break.

Back again and Bliss pins Banks for a 2-count. Bliss shows her frustration. Banks suddenly hits a Backstabber into a Bank Statement. She has it sunk deep. Natalya comes in and breaks the hold. She tosses Bliss out of the ring and slaps a Sharpshooter on Banks. She has it locked in. Moon comes in the ring and superkicks Natalya in the back of the neck, breaking the hold. Moon throws Natalya into the corner, howls at the moon and charges Natalya with a big shot. Moon goes to the top rope and delivers the Eclipse to Natalya.

Bliss is immediately there and she beats Moon to the outside and throws her into the steel steps. Bliss rushes back in the ring and pins but Banks breaks the count just in time. Bliss throws Banks shoulder-first into the ring post. Natalya gets Bliss suddenly down and locks in the Sharpshooter. Bliss is forced to tap out.

Winner: Natalya

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Kevin Owens is talking to Finn Balor about a strategy for the regular-sized MITB competitors to band together and take Braun Strowman out of the equation. Owens says both he and Balor understand because they are both former Universal Champions who never got their due rematch. Ff Strowman wins and becomes Universal Champion, Owens says, he could hold that belt, “Our belt”, forever. Owens walks off and Balor is left genuinely pondering Owens’ words.

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Tag Team Match: Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre vs. Breezango

Bell sounds and Ziggler jumps Tyler Breeze. He aggressively batters Breeze. Ziggler drops a standing elbow drop for a short 2-count. McIntyre tags in now. He slams Breeze hard to the mat and stomps him in the corner. Ziggler tags in and and picks up the offense. Ziggler yells in Breeze’s face and bullies him, berates him. Breeze takes advantage of this by landing a superkick and tagging in Fandango. Dango comes in hot but the momentum doesn’t last and McIntyre ends up powerbombing Breeze down onto Dango.

McIntyre and Ziggler hit their ZigZag/Claymore combo finisher for the victory.

Winners: Dolph Ziggler & Drew McIntyre

After the match, Ziggler tells everybody last week was obviously a fluke. McIntyre points out exhibit A and B, gesturing toward the laid out Breezango. Ziggler puts all the teams in the back on notice and tells them to take a good look. Ziggler says the show starts and ends with he and McIntyre and everyone else is looking at their future. McIntyre says they are literally their to save the entire division by taking every other team out. McIntyre’s music hits and he and Ziggler step on out of there.

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