Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, is back with the RAW Recap Edition.
This week's RAW was live in Dallas, Texas. It's the RAW after Wrestlemania, where we are usually guaranteed some big storyline beginnings and usually some big surprises. What does WWE have in store as we move forward toward Wrestlemania 33 next year? After losing to The Undertaker at Wrestlemania, Shane McMahon, gets a one night only shot at running RAW from Vince McMahon, just to see what Shane could have accomplished. The New Day defend the WWE World Tag Team Championship against The League Of Nations. Sasha Banks battled Summer Rae in Women's Division action. NXT up and comer, Apollo Crews, made his RAW debut, battling Tyler Breeze one on one. NXT's Baron Corbin makes his RAW debut against Dolph Ziggler. WWE Intercontinental Champion, Zack Ryder, defends the championship against The Miz. Charlotte is awarded her newly won WWE Women's Championship in a ceremony. The Usos battled The Dudleys in a tables match. Enzo and Big Cass of NXT make their RAW debut. The main event saw a #1 Contenders fatal four way between Kevin Owens, AJ Styles, Chris Jericho and a returning Cesaro, with the winner getting a WWE World Heavyweight Championship match against Roman Reigns.
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Winners: The New Day, by pinfall, to retain the WWE World Tag Team Championship.
- Backstage, Vince McMahon is spotted leaving the arena because he doesn't want to be present when Shane McMahon sinks the ship tonight and is thankful that this is one night only.
- Summer Rae Promo: Summer says Blonde and Bad would have won last night if she was leading the team. Summer is thankful that she wasn't left laid out on her face like Sasha Banks. Sasha's music hits and Sasha gets in the ring. Sasha says she's still "The Boss", slaps Summer and we have a match.
Winner: Sasha Banks, by submission.
- Apollo Crews vs. Tyler Breeze: The match closes out with Crews hitting an enziguri on Breeze. Crews hits the press slam, standing moonsault and finishes Breeze with the Apollo Bomb for the pinfall.
Winner: Apollo Crews, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Shane McMahon tells Roman Reigns there will be a fatal four way tonight between Owens/Zayn/Jericho/Styles with the winner becoming #1 Contender.
- Baron Corbin Promo: Corbin doesn't care if people don't know him because his arrival signals the end of days.
Winner: Double Countout.
- Backstage, Zack Ryder remembers taking a picture holding Razor Ramon's title when he was little. Last night he took another one and let Razor hold his. The Miz interrupts, mentions Ryder ruining his Wrestlemania moment and talks Ryder into giving him a title shot.
Winner: The Miz, by pinfall, to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
- Backstage, Kevin Owens says it took six guys and a ladder to beat him and also blames Sami Zayn for costing him his WWE Intercontinental Championship. Owens says he's winning tonight and will go on to beat the Roman Empire.
- Backstage, AJ Styles says tonight starts the Phenomenal Era in the WWE.
Winners: The Dudley Boys.
- Enzo and Big Cass Promo: NXT up and comers, Enzo and Big Cass make their RAW debut and immediately take some shots at The Dudley Boys. Big Cass tells the Dudleys to come out to the ring if they have a problem with that. The Dudleys arrive, get up on the apron, but then jump down and walk away.
Winner: AJ Styles, by pinfall, to become the new #1 Contender to Roman Reigns and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.