Happy day after Easter, hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday and didn't eat too much chocolate. I'm back at it this week for your RAW recap from Monday night's show. RAW was live this week just south of us down I-77, in Buckeye Country, Columbus, Ohio.
** This Weeks Card **
- Samoa Joe battled Chris Jericho.
- Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson battled Enzo and Big Cass.
- TJ Perkins battled Jack Gallagher.
- Sasha Banks battled Nia Jax, Alexa Bliss and Mickie James in a Fatal Four Way Match to determine a new #1 Contender.
- Finn Balor battled Curt Hawkins.
- WWE RAW World Tag Team Champion Jeff Hardy battled Cesaro.
- Big Show battled Braun Strowman.
- Promos from: Braun Strowman
- Miz TV with The Miz and Maryse and their special guest WWE Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose.
** RAW **
Winner: Samoa Joe, by submission.
- Backstage, Braun Strowman viciously attacks Goldust and R-Truth. Goldust gets tossed into a storage area and R-Truth gets beat down and kicked into a cart before WWE officials arrive.
- Backstage, a WWE official tells Braun Strowman that Kurt Angle gave him the night off and he should leave the building. Strowman stands up and says he'll leave when he wants to.
Winners: Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Braun Strowman is dragging a knocked out Kalisto around. Big Show shoves Strowman off Kalisto and dares him to pick on someone his own size. Strowman ends up walking off.
Winner: TJ Perkins, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Titus O'Neil asks Apollo Crews what he's going to do to make an impact on RAW. Titus then tries to get Crews to join the Titus Brand.
- Backstage, The Hardy's talk about their return. Sheamus and Cesaro interrupt welcome The Hardy's back and say it'll be an honor to win back the WWE RAW World Tag Team Championship from them at WWE Payback.
Winner: Alexa Bliss, by pinfall, to become the new #1 Contender.
- Backstage, Big Show says that Braun Strowman is getting a giant style dose of his own medicine.
Winner: Finn Balor, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Chris Jericho gives props to Samoa Joe, but can't wait to get his hands on Kevin Owens at WWE Payback because America deserves a better WWE United States Champion. Elias Samson walks past and Jericho adds him to The List.
- Backstage, Bray Wyatt says he doesn't bow down to fear, fear lives in his house, he knows Randy Orton is scared and all his fears will come to light in the House of Horrors Match at WWE Payback.
- Backstage, Emma gets Alicia Fox to turn on Dana Brooke by saying that Dana makes fun of Alicia behind her back. Dana says she's lying, but Alicia storms off mad.
Winner: Jeff Hardy, by pinfall.
Winner: No Contest.