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Monday Night Raw: 8 pm EST

Ronda Rousey comes out to the ring and says a few words about the importance of fathers as a memorial to Natalya’s deceased father, Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart. Rousey tells Nattie she loves her. Nattie was the first person to welcome her into the WWE and Rousey is going to dedicate it to her when she defeats Alexa Bliss for the Raw Women’s Championship. Rousey then invites Ember Moon to come out to the ring. Then Bliss comes out to the main stage with Alicia Fox beside her.

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Bliss says Rousey’s good times are about to come to an end. Rousey is nothing more than what Bliss already said: an overhyped rookie. SummerSlam is going to be Rousey’s utter humiliation, Bliss says. Bliss is sick and tired of hearing about Rousey and seeing her little angry face she does every week. Bliss then says Raw General Manager Kurt Angle will kick Roman Reigns out of the building to protect the Universal Champion but he’ll let Rousey do whatever she wants and cause chaos.

So Bliss talked to Constable Corbin and he suggested that she hire her own private security. She snaps her fingers and a security team appears and sidles. She tells Rousey to watch herself. Bliss, Fox and the security go down to the ring and Bliss ends up knocking Rousey out to the floor. Rousey comes charging angrily back in toward Bliss but the security stands between them. Rousey then starts hitting Judo throws to the security guards and tries to get to Bliss but Bliss manages to slip to safety.


Singles Match: Alexa Bliss vs. Ember Moon

Back from commercial and Bliss takes it to Moon. Moon fires back with some arm-drags and an arm-lock. Bliss grabs a side-headlock. Bliss goes to work on the left shoulder of Moon. She dropkicks Moons shoulder. Rousey eyes Bliss from the outside as it cuts to commercial.

Back again and Bliss has Moon in a rear chin-lock. Rousey tries to rally the crowd behind Moon and Moon creates some separation. Bliss lays her out again for a 2-count and slaps on the chin-lock again. Moon nearly gets a quick pin but Bliss kicks out and then aggressively jumps back on Moon. Bliss slaps Moon around and tells her to stay down. Moon lets out a primal yell and charges at Bliss with an attack. Moon hits a tornado-suplex off the top for a nearfall. Rousey and Fox start fighting at ringside but then Bliss comes out and throws Rousey into the barricade.

Back in the ring and Moon hits Bliss with a knee to the midsection. Moon goes to the top and hits the Eclipse. She pins but Fox runs in and stops the count. The ref disqualifies the match.

Winner: Ember Moon (DQ)

After the match, Rousey comes in and hits throws on Moon and Bliss and then talks trash at them from the ring as they cower on the floor at ringside.


Singles Match: Constable Corbin vs. Tyler Breeze

Corbin has hand-selected Breeze for his match tonight, and also someone for Finn Balor later, ahead of their match on Sunday at SummerSlam. Bell sounds and Breeze has a little early success but they battle to the outside and Corbin throws him into the barricade. Back in the ring and Corbin talks trash at the audience as he stomps and beats down Breeze. Breeze suddenly has a burst and clotheslines Corbin out of the ring. Breeze goes for a slingshot cross-body but Corbin moves.

Back in the ring and Corbin plants Breeze with a big Deep Six for the pinfall.

Winner: Constable Corbin

After the match, Corbin introduces Finn Balor’s opponent, Jinder Mahal. Jinder enters but Corbin says he actually wasn’t finished. Balor is a big star so he probably won’t mind that Corbin got him a second opponent for a handicap match. Kevin Owens comes out to the ring.

Before the match gets started, GM Kurt Angle comes out and says he’s the one who makes the matches. So this is going to be a tag team match now. And Balor’s partner… The roar of Braun Strowman’s music hits and the crowd explodes.

Tag Team Match: Finn Balor & Braun Strowman vs. Jinder Mahal & Kevin Owens

Bell sounds and Jinder starts things off against Balor. They jockey for position and Jinder gets the upper hand. Jinder hits a shoulder-tackle but Balor counters with a dropkick. Owens tags in and stomps out Balor. He puts Balor in a submission. Balor reaches to tag Strowman but Owens pulls him back. Balor finally manages to tag Strowman and the crowd erupts. Strowman comes in hot and starts battering Jinder as Owens hides in the crowd. The crowd chants “Get these hands!”

Strowman lets out a battle cry as employs a brutal assault on Jinder. Balor tags back in and Strowman scoops and slams Balor on top of Jinder, without Balor expecting it. Owens holds Balor up and Strowman comes off the apron and stalks Owens around the ring. Balor hits a flip over the top rope out onto Owens and Jinder. Commercial break.

Back again and Strowman ends up hitting Jinder with the Running Powerslam for the victory.

Winners: Finn Balor & Braun Strowman

After the match, Corbin hits Balor with the End Of Days.

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