A new week in wrestling is upon us as Monday Night RAW was live in Los Angeles, California at the famous Staples Center. Last week, Big Cass finally came clean that he was the one attacking Enzo the whole time. Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel joined The Miz as his new entourage. Elias Samson attacked Finn Balor from behind backstage after a face to face in the ring. Samoa Joe continued his path of destruction moving towards his WWE Universal Championship Match against Brock Lesnar at WWE Great Balls of Fire. What would this week's RAW have in store for us?
** This Weeks Card **
- WWE RAW World Tag Team Champions Sheamus and Cesaro and Elias Samson battled The Hardy Boys and Finn Balor in a Six Man Tag Team Match.
- Goldust battled R-Truth.
- WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz, Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel battled Dean Ambrose, Rhyno and Heath Slater in a Six Man Tag Team Match.
- Seth Rollins battled Curt Hawkins.
- WWE Cruiserweight Champion Neville battled Lince Dorado in a non title match.
- Bayley, Nia Jax, Dana Brooke, Mickie James, Emma and Sasha Banks battled in a #1 Contenders Gauntlet Match.
- Roman Reigns answers Braun Strowman's challenge of an Ambulance Match at WWE Great Balls of Fire.
- WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz returned with Miz TV with special guests the Ball Family of the NBA.
- Enzo and Big Cass meet face to face and talk about what happened last week when Cass turned on Enzo.
- The Beast Brock Lesnar returned this week seeking out Samoa Joe again before their WWE Universal Championship Match at WWE Great Balls of Fire.
** RAW **
Winners: The Hardy Boys and Finn Balor, by pinfall.
- We get another Shattered Dreams Video of Goldust. Goldust says it's showtime and the Golden Age hits Hollywood tonight. Goldust sends one last warning to R-Truth that the finishing touches are being added to the movie.
Winner: No Contest.
- Backstage, Paul Heyman says the Staples Center will be on fire tonight when Brock Lesnar confronts Samoa Joe. Joe suddenly appears from behind Heyman and goes for the Coquina Clutch submission. Joe stops and tells Heyman he's saving the Coquina Clutch submission for Lesnar later and walks off.
- Backstage, Bayley picks her entry ticket from Kurt Angle for tonight's Women's Gauntlet Match.
Winners: The Miz, Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel, by pinfall.
- Big Cass confronts Corey Graves at the announcers table and says that Graves must have good dirt on Kurt Angle because Angle has issued a warning that Cass can't touch Graves.
Winner: Seth Rollins, by pinfall.
- Backstage, Dana Brooke and Mickie James draw their entrance numbers from Kurt Angle for tonight's Women's Gauntlet Match.
- Backstage, Brock Lesnar arrives, meets with Paul Heyman and enters the building.
- Backstage, Sasha Banks draws her entrance number from Kurt Angle for tonight's Women's Gauntlet Match.
Winner: Neville, by submission.
- Backstage, Emma draws her entrance number from Kurt Angle for tonight's Women's Gauntlet Match.
- Backstage, Paul Heyman admits that Brock Lesnar will have a problem if Samoa Joe gets the Coquina Clutch submission applied. Heyman says he's not worried because Joe will be taken to Suplex City and destroyed with an F5 when it's all said and done.
- Backstage, WWE RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss tells Nia Jax that there isn't a single woman in the Gauntlet Match that can bring her down. Alexa wishes Nia good luck, but Nia says she won't need it.
** Match #1: Bayley vs. Nia Jax: The match closes out with Bayley working over Nia's leg. Nia kicks Bayley into the corner, but Bayley goes to the top rope. Nia knocks Bayley off the ropes and to the mat. Nia hits the Samoan Drop on Bayley and scores the pinfall.
** Match #2: Nia Jax vs. Mickie James: The match closes out with Mickie hitting the Thesz Press off the top rope on Nia. Nia shoves Mickie away, but Mickie connects with the Mick Kick. Nia counters a DDT and shoves Mickie across the ring. Nia plants Mickie and scores the pinfall.
** Match #4: Nia Jax vs. Emma: The match closes out with Emma hitting a drop kick and then unloads on Nia. Emma leaps off the top rope, but Nia catches her, hits the Samoan Drop and scores the pinfall.
Winner: Sasha Banks, to become the new #1 Contender.