TV Club: Guest stars and shoddy storytelling bog down a Raw that’s trying to build momentum
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- Results: Finn Balor and the Hardy Boyz defeated Cesaro, Sheamus, and Elias Samson; The Miz, Bo Dallas, and Curtis Axel defeated Heath Slater, Rhyno, and Dean Ambrose; Seth Rollins defeated Curt Hawkins; Neville defeated Lince Dorado; Sasha Banks won a Gauntlet Match to become the #1 Contender to the Raw Women’s Championship.
- Just like last week, Raw gets off to a hot start tonight by having Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman do what they do best. That means that Reigns comes out first to get the crowd going. Then, he acts entitled and angry and says …