12/3/18 WWE Raw Recap
Raw Results – December 3rd 2018
Before we go live Raw kicks of with Jojo who asks crowd to stand to take part in a 10 bell salute for Former US President George H W Bush who passed away.
Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey comes out for a Tag Team Match:
Tag Team Match: Rowdy Ronda Rousey & Natalya Vs Tamina Snuka and Nia Jax
Before the match kicks off, Riott Squad comes out with a table, then they beat down Natalya whilst Tamina and Nia double team Ronda, leg drop by Nia Jax to Ronda Rousey, Ruby Riott puts Natalya through a table and then the Riott Squad leave, referees come down and check on Natalya.
When we return we see attack on Rousey and Natalya.
Backstage we see Natalya and Ronda Rousey with Ronda helping Natalya and calling for EMT help.
Alexa Bliss comes out and says last week she was made Head of Raw Women’s Division by General Manager Elect Baron Corbin, Alexa says my forum with Sasha Banks and Bayley didn’t work last week so we are trying it again. Alexa introduces Bayley and Sasha Banks. Bayley asks where Alicia Fox, Dana Brooke and Mickie hiding, Alexa says it is under control. Audience member asks a question about Sasha using Bayley on social media. Another member asks about ideal match, someone asks about a superpower and Bayley says get rid of Alexa Bliss, someone asks about 2019, and then Alicia Fox, Dana Brooke and Mickie James comes out and tries to enter the ring but Alexa stops them and says there will be a match.
Women’s Division Tag Team Match: Alicia Fox and Mickie James Vs Sasha Banks and Bayley
Match starts with Alicia and Bayley, Alicia accidentally kicks Mickie to the outside, Sasha has Bank Statement locked in but Mickie breaks it up, Suplex by Bayley, DDT attempt by Mickie to no avail, Bayley to Belly for the win by Bayley.
Winners via Pinfall Sasha Banks and Bayley
We will hear from Dean Ambrose later. We see highlights of attack on Lashley and Finn Balor by Baron Corbin, Drew McIntyre and Lio Rush, Later tonight will be Drew McIntyre appreciation night, We see General Manager Elect Baron Corbin road so far.
Backstage: Ronda says to Alexa what is going on, (Alexa is scared) and Ronda says she will find a partner and beat up Tamina and Nia Jax.
We see a video package about General Manager Elect Baron Corbin.
Backstage Chad Gable and Bobby Roode as Corbin for a rematch for Raw Tag Team Championship, Baron says you get it one occasion if you can beat Drake Maverick later tonight with Authors of Pain, and Chad Gable banned from ringside.
Lucha House Party comes to the ring for the next match.
Singles Match – changed to Lucha House Party Singles Match – All members of Lucha House Party can participate: Scott Dawson Vs Gran Metalik (Lince Dorado and Kalisto)
Dawson in control with a back suplex, Kalisto with a flying dive of the top rope, splash by Dorado, Salita-De-Sol on Dash Wilder for the win.
Winner via Pinfall The Lucha House Party Gran Metalik (Lince Dorado and Kalisto)
Backstage: Baron Corbin is in his office and a guy gives him a package, Baron looks at it and says Drew will be happy.
Baron Corbin comes out and bigs up Drew McIntyre helping him getting to where he is and 2 weeks and the new Raw General Manager. We see a video on Drew McIntyre.
Baron Corbin introduces Drew McIntyre then gives him the Gold Medal Of Excellence. Drew thanks Baron and says he is doing what no-one else can do, I am reforming Raw in my image, Drew says Finn Balor is pathetic and I will break the spirit of Balor at TLC, Music of Dolph Ziggler hits, Dolph says you are mistaken I brought you to Raw wasn’t in the package and invite was missing, Drew says you were never invited, you don’t meet the height requirement and I was the brains, muscle and talent – making the whole package, working with you doesn’t work for me any more, you helped me get to a place, and want to thank you, Drew says you can leave anytime, my thanks isn’t good enough, I made you relevant in 10 years, Dolph attacks McIntyre dropping him with a Zig Zag. Dolph leaves, Corbin says if you want to fight you can and it starts now.
Singles Match: Drew McIntyre Vs Dolph Ziggler
When we return McIntyre in control of Ziggler, McIntyre dominating and grabs mic and says I am imagining someone else I hate, Finn Balor, spinebuster on Ziggler on the outside, back in the ring, chop blocked by McIntyre, Finn Balor appears on the ramp and heads to the ring as we go to commercial break.
When we return Ziggler in control, end of match sees referee distracted and Finn Balor attack Drew McIntyre allowing Ziggler to pickup the win.
Winner via Pinfall Dolph Ziggler
Backstage: Drew McIntyre tells Charly Caruso that Dolph is now an enemy and a marked man.
Elias is in the ring and does his entrance and talks about wanting to beat up Lashley, Lio Rush and Bobby Lashley come out and Lio mocks Elias and then Lashley does his back butt pose and then Elias runs up the ramp and beats down on Lashley and Lio Rush runs away, Lashley escapes, Balor sends Lio into Elias who is dropped with a guitar.
Backstage: We see Baron Corbin and in comes Heath Slater and Rhyno, Baron reads some info and says there is only space for one of you on Raw when I am permanent GM so one quits and other stays, they fight for the right to being on Raw so Baron Corbin says you will have a match and winner stays and loser is fired. Still to come Drake Maverick Vs Bobby Roode, Can Ronda Rousey find a tag team partner.
Singles Match – If Bobby Roode beats Drake Maverick then Roode/Gable earn a Tag Team Title Match – Gable and AOP are banned from ringside: Drake Maverick Vs Bobby Roode.
Match starts and Roode in control of Maverick and we see a video of AOP attacking Chad Gable backstage and then Baron Corbin comes in and says it is now a Handicap 3 on 2 Match. AOP in control till Chad Gable comes down. AOP total control of Roode and Gamble, Drake Maverick is tagged in scores fall for the win.
Winners via Pinfall Raw Tag Team Champions Authors of Pain – Akam and Rezar and Drake Maverick.
We will hear from Dean Ambrose next.
We are informed Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Winner is John Cena.
We see men coming out with gas masks followed by Dean Ambrose who is wearing a gas mask. The men surround the ring, Dean mocks Houston Texas, I need protection from Seth Rollins, last week I was attacked unprovoked, I was surprised he wasn’t in control and I messed with his emotions, Dean says Seth always needs to be in control, Dean mocks the crowd for having weak characters, Shield was something to be proud of but they were sucking up to be role models for you, I have integrity, only thing I am guilty is trusting people, I am proud to stand as the moral compass of WWE, Dean mocks the schools of Houston, at TLC I could take the title, but Seth you will lose control of emotions and of the title, title will fall safely into my hands, Music of Seth Rollins hits and he comes through the crowd and Rollins dumps Ambrose to the outside, Rollins clears the SWAT people out the ring, Dean escapes but Seth is in pursuit and a brawl ensues in the crowd area. Dean regains control with a gas mask to the face of Rollins, then hits him multiple times with the gas mask, Dean beats down Rollins on the outside and drops him with Dirty Deeds. Dean tells SWAT guys to put Seth in the ring and nails Dirty Deeds again. Dean leaves the ring.
Still to come Nia Jax and Tamina Vs Ronda Rousey and a partner.
Backstage: Charly Caruso tells Nia Jax and Tamina that Ronda Rousey chose Ember Moon as her partner, Nia says we will rearrange her appearance like I did with Becky, Nia Jax says I will destroy Ronda and then regain the Raw Womens Championship at TLC
Singles Match: Winner Stays on Raw, loser is Fired: Heath Slater Vs Rhyno
Rhyno with a punch to Slater, Rhyno in control, Slater regains control and nails his neck breaker for the win.
Winner via Pinfall: Heath Slater
After the match Rhyno looks shocked.
Still to come Jinder Mahal Vs Finn Balor
Backstage: Heath Slater is walking backstage and sees Baron Corbin and asks him is there anything he can do for Rhyno, Corbin says no and says you have a new uniform and gives him a referees shirt and says you aren’t a superstar on Raw you are a referee.
Singles Match: Jinder Mahal w/The Singh Brothers Vs Finn Balor
During the match: Apollo Crews comes down and beats the Singh brothers, then Mahal attacks Crews then a flying dive to Mahal by Balor, corner kick, Coup De Gras by Finn Balor for the win.
Winner via Pinfall Finn Balor
Backstage: We see Charly Caruso talking to Finn Balor and Drew McIntyre appears and beats him down.
Womens Division Tag Team Match: Ember Moon and Raw Womens Champion Rowdy Ronda Rousey Vs Tamina and Nia Jax
Nia and Tamina attack Rousey till Ember Moon comes down to make the save.
When we return Tamina in control of Ember, Moon and Rousey in control, Tamina gains control with a superkick, Nia in control of Ember, Nia sends Rousey of the apron, DDT on Moon, Tamina tagged in, Tamina knocks Nia of the apron by mistake, ensuguri by Ember, Ronda tagged, knees to Ember Moon, Nia tagged in but doesn’t want to fight so tags Tamina, Nia brought in the ring by Tamina, dropkick to Tamina for a 2, Total Eclipse by Ember Moon on Tamina and then Armbar on Tamina by Ronda Rousey for the win.
Winners via Submission: Raw Womens Champion Ronda Rousey and Ember Moon
End of Raw sees Nia Jax leaving the ring.