It's the beginning of the week and time to kick things off in wrestling with Monday Night RAW, live from San Jose, California. RAW is heading home to WWE No Mercy, live this Sunday on the WWE Network. What happened leading into the pay per view?
** Monday Night RAW Card **
- WWE RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss battled Nia Jax in a non title match.
- WWE RAW World Tag Team Champions Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins battled Sheamus and Cesaro and Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson in a non title Triple Threat Match.
- Apollo Crews battled Curt Hawkins.
- Bray Wyatt battled Dustin Rhodes.
- WWE Cruiserweight Champion Neville battled Lince Dorado in a non title match.
- Jeff Hardy, Matt Hardy, Jason Jordan, Elias Samson, Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas all battled in a Six Pack Challenge Match to determine a new #1 Contender to the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
- WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman have a sit down interview before their match at WWE No Mercy.
- Roman Reigns gives his final thoughts about John Cena before their WWE No Mercy match.
** RAW **
- RAW kicks off with a tribute graphic of the late great Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, who passed away over the weekend.
- Backstage, Jason Jordan tells Kurt Angle he's sick of The Miz and everyone else talking behind his back about Angle being his dad. Angle tells Jordan it won't stop so he needs to step up or go home and the best way to step up is to beat The Miz for the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
Winner: Nia Jax, by pinfall.
- After the match, Sasha attacks Nia, but Nia dumps Sasha on the mat. Bayley hits the ring, returning from injury and helps Sasha and Alexa triple team Nia to the floor. Sasha then drops Alexa and Bayley hits a Bayley To Belly on Alexa to end the segment.
Winners: Sheamus and Cesaro, by pinfall.
- Backstage, The Miz hypes up The Miztourage for their match tonight. Both Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas promise to win their match tonight.
- Backstage, Goldust interrupts Kurt Angle with no makeup on and asks for another shot at Bray Wyatt. Goldust wants to prove that he's not a pawn in Bray's war with Finn Balor. Angle finally agrees and Goldust promises that Bray will never forget the name of....Dustin Rhodes.
Winner: Apollo Crews, by pinfall.
- Sitdown Interview With Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman: Paul Heyman guarantees that Braun Strowman will be dominated, victimized and conquered by Brock Lesnar. Strowman says he's confident that he can put Lesnar down and burn Suplex City. Heyman says Lesnar will take Strowman to Suplex City all night and beat Strowman within an inch of his life. Strowman says they can talk trash all they want, but come WWE No Mercy things won't change and Lesnar will be defeated. Lesnar finally speaks and thanks Strowman for challenging him. Lesnar says he's at his best when backed into a corner. Lesnar ends the segment with a "Suplex City Bitch" to Strowman.
- It's announced that Bayley has been added to the WWE RAW Women's Championship Match at WWE No Mercy, making it a Fatal Five Way Match now.
- Backstage, The Hardy's are interviewed. The Hardy's don't care that they'll be fighting each other tonight in the Six Pack Challenge Match. Jeff wants another shot at The Miz. Matt says the best Hardy will win tonight.
Winner: Bray Wyatt, by pinfall.
- After the match, Finn Balor appears on the TitanTron and tells Bray a story about a little boy who grew up to become a demon. Balor promises that Bray will find out who's better at WWE No Mercy, man or demon.
- Backstage, Enzo says Neville won't be doing good after WWE No Mercy.
Winner: Neville, by pinfall.
Winner: Jason Jordan, by pinfall, to become the new #1 Contender to the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
- After the match, Jordan and Miz meet face to face. Miz tries to hit Jordan, but Jordan ducks and unloads on Miz. Axel and Dallas attack and beat down Jordan. Miz pulls Jordan up and lays him out with a Skull Crushing Finale. Miz grabs a microphone and tells Jordan that after WWE No Mercy, Miz will still be the champion, Kurt Angle will still be a terrible dad and Jordan will still be a bastard.