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 Triple Threat CLE's home sweet home, Cleveland, Ohio! Tonight's RAW served it's go home show to this Sunday night's WWE Royal Rumble. WWE RAW World Tag Team Champion Cesaro battled Luke Gallows of The Club in one on one action. Sami Zayn battled Seth Rollins in a one on one match with a special Royal Rumble stipulation added to the match. Tony Nese, Ariya Daivari and Drew Gulak battled TJ Perkins, Mustafa Ali and Jack Gallagher in Six Man Tag Team Cruiserweight Division action. The New Day, Enzo and Big Cass battled Rusev, Jinder Mahal, Titus O'Neil and Braun Strowman in Eight Man Tag Team action. WWE United States Champion Chris Jericho defended the title against Roman Reigns. Nia Jax battled Ray Lyn in one on one Women's Division action. WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann battled Noam Dar in a one on one non title match. Goldberg and Brock Lesnar meet face to face with a surprise guest interrupting.
*** RAW ***
Winner: Luke Gallows, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Mick Foley is talking to Stephanie McMahon on speaker phone. Sami Zayn interrupts and wants to announce that he's entering the WWE Royal Rumble match. Stephanie tells Zayn that he has to beat Seth Rollins tonight to earn that opportunity. Stephaine then tells Foley to take her off of speaker phone so she can tell Foley her plans for Rollins. Foley doesn't look too happy about her decision afterwards.
- Bayley Interview: Bayley gets a sit down interview this week and talks about her WWE RAW Women's Championship Match against Charlotte at the WWE Royal Rumble. Bayley is confident that she will leave the Royal Rumble the new champion.
- Backstage, Mick Foley tells Seth Rollins he's fighting Sami Zayn tonight. If Zayn wins then he gets Rollins' Royal Rumble spot and Rollins will be out of the Royal Rumble match. Rollins says he's winning tonight, he's winning the Royal Rumble and going to Wrestlemania 33 and then he'll throw it in Stephanie McMahon and her coward husband Triple H's faces.
Winner: Sami Zayn, by pinfall, Zayn is in the Royal Rumble and Rollins is out of the Royal Rumble.
- Backstage, Seth Rollins finds Mick Foley and demands to know where Triple H is. Foley says he had nothing to do with what happened and Stephanie McMahon might have had connections to the production crew to play Triple H's music.
Winners: TJ Perkins, Mustafa Ali and Jack Gallagher, by pinfall.
Winners: Rusev, Jinder Mahal, Titus O'Neil and Braun Strowman, by pinfall.
Winner: Roman Reigns, by DQ.
- Chris Jericho finally gets Kevin Owens released from the shark cage and Owens is told that his match against Roman Reigns at Royal Rumble will now be a No DQ Match.
- Charlotte Interview: Charlotte guarantees she'll defeat Bayley at the Royal Rumble and continue her undefeated pay per view streak.
Winner: Nia Jax, by pinfall.
Winner: Rich Swann, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Alicia Fox and Noam Dar walk up to Cedric Alexander. Alicia says Alexander will be nothing without Alicia. Dar wants to make sure things are cool even though he stole Alexander's girlfriend. Alexander decks Dar and Alicia calls him jealous.