Kevin Owens revealed himself to be Matt Riddle’s backup associate
The Usos def. Matt Riddle & Kevin Owens to retain the Undisputed WWE Tag Group Championships
After Elias was taken out by The Bloodline earlier than Monday Night time Uncooked bought underway, Matt Riddle was trying remoted. Fortunately for him, he discovered somebody who dislikes The Bloodline as a lot as he does within the type of Kevin Owens.
KO and The Unique Bro began off effectively, with The Usos being unable to thwart the offensive onslaught from the get-go.
The longest reigning tag workforce champions turned the tide till an enormous Swanton Bomb from KO almost upset the pecking order. An tried Pop-up Powerbomb by Owens was swiftly countered right into a superkick, quelling the KO-Riddle connection. The Usos, together with the assistance of Sami Zayn, put Riddle away with the 1-D to seal the win.
After the match, The Bloodline beat down The Unique Bro till KO evened the chances with a metal chair. This left Solo Sikoa and Riddle alone within the ring, the place Sikoa lived as much as his moniker by taking out Riddle with the Samoan Spike adopted by a brutal rear slam with Riddle’s head enveloped in a metal chair.
Becky Lynch and Bayley bought into a confrontation
Bayley def. Asuka & Rhea Ripley in a Triple Risk Match
An opportunity for Bianca Belair’s Uncooked Ladies’s Championship wanted to be earned on this one, because the victor will face the winner of the opposite Triple Risk Match subsequent week.
As all three opponents had been former Uncooked Ladies’s Champions, every introduced the hearth. Rhea Ripley emerged as the largest menace within the match, as Asuka and Bayley teamed as much as put The Nightmare to mattress. The Nightmare couldn’t be put down, nevertheless, and continued to dominate the match.
Asuka wore down her opponents, slapping Bayley in an ankle lock. A short partnership between Ripley and Bayley did not final lengthy after Bayley tried to boss round Ripley.
Asuka took benefit of the discourse, locking Bayley into an Asuka Lock earlier than Ripley broke up the submission try.
An amazing back-and-forth with the three led to Ripley being taken out at ringside earlier than Bayley capitalized, planting Asuka with the Rose Plant for the win. After the match, The Nightmare hit Asuka with the Riptide, unleashing her anger on the outcome.
Seth “Freakin” Rollins and Bobby Lashley bought right into a wild brawl
Austin Idea def. Mustafa Ali by Disqualification to retain the USA Championship
Mustafa Ali as soon as once more known as his shot for the USA Title, and with Austin Idea being fed up at Ali’s fixed presence, he accepted his problem.
Ali took it to Idea, however the greater story was the reemergence of Dolph Ziggler, who Superkicked the USA Champion. The interference of The Showoff meant that Idea received by disqualification, costing Ali his probability at gold.
The O.C. def. Alpha Academy & Baron Corbin
After the JBL Poker Invitational bought heated, The O.C. squared off towards Alpha Academy and Baron Corbin in a Six-Man Tag Group Match.
In a weird second, Chad Gable and Luke Gallows engaged in a “Shoosh-Nerd” off, a lot to the glee of the Washington, D.C. crowd.
Extra impressively, Otis lifted Gallows up into an superior suplex earlier than the match broke down fully. The O.C. garnered the win with a Magic Killer, a lot to the chagrin of JBL.
Dominik Mysterio def. Akira Tozawa
Akira Tozawa was enraged with Dominik Mysterio’s dishonest on the JBL Poker Invitational, resulting in this matchup.
Tozawa stunned Mysterio with fast fireplace strikes and related with a shiny wizard. Tozawa’s try at a frog splash was met with nothing however mat, permitting Mysterio to execute a frog splash of his personal and rack up one other win.
The Judgment Day tried to place the boots to Tozawa following the match, however The Avenue Income backed up the previous Cruiserweight Champion, saving him from the onslaught.
Alexa Bliss def. Becky Lynch & Nikki Cross in a Triple Risk Match
In a Triple Risk Match between three longstanding rivals, Alexa Bliss, Becky Lynch and Nikki Cross went at it for an opportunity to face Bayley to develop into No. 1 Contender.
Bliss and Lynch took management from the beginning, disabling Cross from getting into the ring. Cross ultimately bought the higher hand, drilling Bliss with a spinning neckbreaker on the skin.
Massive Time Becks had the very best probability after placing away Cross and Bliss with a tower of doom, however Cross kicked out.
As Lynch was about to attain the victory, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY took out Lynch, planting her by a desk. Earlier than the splinters even settled, Bliss took benefit and hit Cross with Twisted Bliss, incomes a match towards Bayley subsequent week and transferring one win away from a Uncooked Ladies’s Title Match towards Bianca Belair.