Texas, Jan 31: A major fall-out was expected from the 30th annual Royal Rumble from Sunday as Monday Night Raw took place at the Laredo Energy Arena in Laredo, Texas.
A big face-off was already announced between Seth Rollins and Stephanie McMahon after he was banned from the Rumble event.
Furthermore, advertisements were made regarding Brock Lesnar’s appearance, as well.
Jericho and Owens kicked off bragging about their accolades earned from Royal Rumble when they got interrupted by Braun Strowman.
He demanded a Universal championship match which was sanctioned by Foley to take place later the night.
Jericho faced Sami Zayn in a singles contest as per Foley’s instructions, right there. Zayn countered the Walls of Jericho with an exploder suplex to the ropes which he followed it with a Helluva kick to pick up the win over the US champion.
As announced earlier, Stephanie McMahon confronted Seth Rollins and gave some bad news to him. She said that Triple H coming after him and when she does so it is going to be very bad for him.
She then promised that Triple H will be there, later to address him before walking to the backstage area.
In the Universal championship match between Owens and Strowman, Jericho was present at the commentary table.
But, the mountain among the men planted Jericho with a chokeslam through the commentary table before the match.
The match got disqualified after Reigns interfered and attacked Strowman for his action in the Rumble event. Reigns put both Owens and Strowman down with spears.
A mixed tag team match took place as Sheamus-Cesaro team up with Bayley to defeat the team of gallows-Anderson and Charlotte. Bayley pinned Charlotte with a Bayley-to-belly suplex.
Neville’s Cruiserweight coronation was destroyed by Rich Swann who went right to attack the new champion. Plus, Sasha Banks was defeated by Nia Jax, once again.
Brock Lesnar appeared on Raw to issue a mega challenge to Goldberg to face him on the biggest stage of Wrestlemania for one final time.
In the finishing segment, Triple H returned to the much delight of the crowd. He said that he has found a replacement for Rollins as 'the man’ came out to confront the Game.
But, Samoa Joe appeared and went right after him by attacking. He put Rollins down by delivering a vicious beat down to close the show.