Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, brings you the RAW Recap for the week.
This week RAW was live in Little Rock, Arkansas. This week's show kicked off with a small preview of what to expect at the Royal Rumble. Enzo and Big Cass battled Rusev and Jinder Mahal in tag team action. Ariya Daivari battled Lince Dorado one on one in Cruiserweight Division action. Sheamus and Cesaro defended the WWE RAW World Tag Team Championship against Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson. WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann battled Tony Nese in a non title match. Big E battled Titus O'Neil in a one on one match with Big E's Royal Rumble spot on the line. Cedric Alexander battled Brian Kendrick in one on one Cruiserweight Division action. The main event saw WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens, WWE United States Champion Chris Jericho and Braun Strowman battle Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Sami Zayn.
** RAW **
- RAW opens up with a tribute to the late Hall of Famer Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, who passed away Sunday morning.
- A tribute to Martin Luther King is shown.
Winners: Enzo and Big Cass, by pinfall.
Winner: Ariya Daivari, by submission.
Winners: Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, by DQ.
Winner: No Contest
- Backstage, Neville says he's defeating Rich Swann at WWE Royal Rumble and winning the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.
- The New Day Promo: The New Day are in the ring, talk about the WWE Royal Rumble and how it's every man for themselves. The New Day state that if one of them win then they all win and main event Wrestlemania 33. Titus O'Neil arrives and interrupts The New Day. Titus says he doesn't want to join New Day, he now wants to replace them. Titus asks for one of The New Day's Rumble spots, but they refuse. Titus says he'll just take it then and challenges one of them to put up their spot. Big E says he will, but if Titus loses he needs to stop bothering The New Day.
Winner: Big E, by pinfall, to retain his Royal Rumble spot.
- Backstage, Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens confront Braun Strowman about their tag match later and Strowman says he's eliminating everyone at the Royal Rumble. Strowman says he's going to make Reigns, Rollins and Zayn scream tonight.
Winner: Cedric Alexander, by pinfall.
- We see a video of Nia Jax attacking Sasha Banks' knee before RAW went on the air earlier.
- Backstage, Nia Jax says that Sasha is a wannabe tough girl and she was doomed when she stepped up to Nia. Nia claims to have broken "The Boss".
- Backstage, Alicia Fox says she doesn't want to talk about what just happened with Cedric Alexander, flips out and then decides to go talk to Alexander.
- It's officially announced that Kurt Angle is returning to the WWE to be inducted into the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame.
Winners: Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho and Braun Strowman, by pinfall.