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 Tampa, Florida, for the very first show of 2017! WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens battled Seth Rollins with the loser being banned from ringside in tonight's WWE United States Championship Match. One half of the WWE RAW World Tag Team Champions Cesaro battled Karl Anderson one on one. Braun Strowman battled Sami Zayn in a Last Man Standing Match. Titus O'Neil battled Xavier Woods in a one on one match. Cedric Alexander battled Drew Gulak in one on one Cruiserweight Division action. WWE United States Champion Roman Reigns defended the title against Chris Jericho. Brian Kendrick battled TJ Perkins in one on one Cruiserweight Division action. Enzo and Big Cass battled Jinder Mahal and Rusev in tag team action. Bayley battled Nia Jax in a #1 Contenders Match. WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens closed out RAW with the debut of The Kevin Owens Show with his special guest Goldberg.
** RAW **
Winner: Seth Rollins, by DQ, Kevin Owens is banned from tonight's WWE United States Championship Match.
Winner: Karl Anderson, by pinfall.
Winner: Braun Strowman.
- Backstage, we get a comedy bit with The New Day and Jack Gallagher involving umbrellas.
- Titus O'Neil vs. Xavier Woods: The match closes out with Titus in control and starts talking trash to Big E and Kofi. Woods sneaks in a rollup on Titus and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Xavier Woods, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Bayley questions Stephanie McMahon about Dana Brooke being the special guest referee last week. Stephanie says she's blames it on Charlotte's lawyers and admits she never really wanted Bayley on RAW. Bayley says she might not have grown up in the business like Stephanie and Charlotte, but she belongs here. Bayley says nothing will stop her from winning the WWE RAW Women's Championship. Stephanie announces Bayley vs. Nia Jax tonight in a #1 contenders match.
- Backstage, Noam Dar apologizes to Cedric Alexander and Alicia Fox. Cedric says Dar needs to apologize to Alicia. Dar apologizes and calls her sweet cheeks, angering Cedric. Alicia tells Cedric to worry about his match.
Winner: Drew Gulak, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho share a bro hug and head to the ring.
Winner: Roman Reigns, by pinfall, to retain the WWE United States Championship.
Winner: TJ Perkins, by pinfall.
Winners: Rusev and Jinder Mahal, by pinfall.
Winner: Bayley, by pinfall, becoming the new #1 Contender.