WWE Raw: Bayley, Dakota Kai and Iyo Sky make assertion

By Ryan Satin
FOX Sports activities WWE Analyst 

This week on WWE Raw, Bayley returned to the present with a brand new crew intent on making an impression. 

First, listed here are the match outcomes:

– AJ Types defeated Mustafa Ali and The Miz through pinfall to earn a spot in a primary contenders match later for the US title  

– Seth Rollins defeated Montez Ford through pinfall 

– Alexa Bliss and Asuka fought to a no-contest as a result of interference from Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY

– Ciampa defeated Chad Gable and Dolph Ziggler to earn the opposite spot in a No. 1 contenders match for the US title 

– Raw Ladies’s champ Bianca Belair and IYO SKY fought to a no-contest as a result of interference from a number of rivals 

– Ciampa defeated AJ Types to earn a U.S. title shot subsequent week

– The Usos defeated The Judgement Day through pinfall to retain the Undisputed Tag Workforce Championship

Second of the evening: The Man comes round once more 

Becky Lynch appeared on the prime of the present for a promo revealing she suffered a separated shoulder through the Raw Ladies’s title match at SummerSlam.

Becky Lynch thanks Bianca Belair and begins her SummerSlam comeback story

Becky Lynch thanks Bianca Belair and starts her SummerSlam comeback story

Becky Lynch kicked off Monday Night time Raw following her SummerSlam Showdown with The EST of WWE, Bianca Belair, sharing an emotional second with the Raw Ladies’s Champion.

What made this section the second of the evening, although, was Becky explaining how she had misplaced her approach during the last 12 months as Large Time Becks – and that now she was mainly going to be “The Man” once more.

This was a wise, artistic resolution by Triple H.

Lynch is likely one of the most beloved members of the roster and preventing towards that during the last 12 months, as entertaining as Becky was, simply by no means made a lot sense. 

Followers wish to cheer for one in every of their favorites. Now they’ll.

Hopefully she will return in time to win the Rumble subsequent 12 months.

Match of the evening: AJ Types vs. Mustafa Ali vs. The Miz 

Mustafa Ali getting a possibility to remind everybody of his immense in-ring ability made me glad. Hopefully, Ricochet will get comparable therapy on SmackDown this week.

Moreover, AJ Types was on hearth. The man was busting out modern offense like no one’s enterprise.

These are the sorts of matches folks wish to watch on Mondays.

Extra highlights: 

Bayley, Dakota Kai and IYO SKY’s first Raw as a faction was performed to perfection. 

They appeared sturdy on the prime of the present attacking Becky Lynch backstage, coming throughout as assured badasses in backstage segments. IYO’s first match showcased her offense, in addition to protected her, and Dakota gave a refined nod to Triple H.

This was a really constructive begin for the group.

Montez Ford was an absolute celebrity in his match towards Rollins, regardless of shedding, and Ciampa got here out of Raw with a title match.

Making the midcard really feel particular is essential. That’s how folks develop a fan base and transfer up the cardboard.

Extra of this, please, Triple H.

For a segment-by-segment breakdown of the present, take heed to the RAW Roundup podcast within the “Out of Character” feed on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. 

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Ryan Satin is a WWE analyst for FOX Sports activities. Satin beforehand appeared on FS1’s “WWE Backstage” and based Professional Wrestling Sheet, the place he broke numerous information tales as editor-in-chief.


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