WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW/USA NETWORK: April 29 report


Posted on 4/30/124 by Bob Magee



Arena: T-Mobile Arena
City: Kansas City, MO

Show opens with Logan Paul arriving to the arena greeted by
Super Bowl winning Quarterback Patrick Mahomes and then
Damian Priest and the Judgment Day.

Out first the new WWE Women’s World Champion Becky Lynch.
Becky said she needs to find a new number one contender to
defend her title. Liv Morgan comes out and says here I am.
After they exchange words, they are interrupted by Nia Jax.
Nia said if this was her last night on Raw, she is taking
one of them with her and Liv kicked her and said she
accepted.

Stephanie McMahon is here to announce round one of tonight’s
draft picks.

Raw selects Gunther and Ludwig Kaiser
Smackdown selects Jade Cargill
Raw selects Damage Control (Iyo Sky, Dakota Kai, Asuka, and
Kairi Sane)
Smackdown selects Kevin Owens
Gunther VS. Xavier Woods


Gunther worked on Woods’ leg and Kofi tried to throw the
towel in but Woods says no he can do it and Gunther
tightened his grip and caused Woods to tap out.

Winner: Gunther

Cathy Kelly interviewed Jey Uso. Jey says he is happy WWE
signed one of the Paul brothers, but he wishes it was the
one with a winning record.

Logan Paul and I Show Speed announce the next round of
picks.

Raw selects CM Punk
Smackdown selects The Pride (Bobby Lashley, The Street
Profits and B-Fab)
Raw selects Braun Strowman
Smackdown selects Tiffany Stratton
After he announces the picks, Logan Paul says Jey Uso is
going to lose at Backlash. As Logan gets in the ring to
confront Jey, Finn Balor and JD McDonagh come out and Jey
starts hitting everyone. Logan gets out of the ring and
Patrick Mahomes hands him his Super Bowl rings and Logan
comes but misses Jey and hits JD. Braun Strowman comes out
to help Jey. Braun chock slammed Balor then went out and had
words with Mahomes.


The Awesome Truth were talking to Chad Gable about a deal
Truth just made with Gable and as they walked away a fist
came flying and knocked Gable out and it was Sami Zayn.

Cathy Kelly interviewed Booker T. Drew McIntyre interrupted
after Booker said he can’t wait to see what happens with CM
Punk returns to Raw.

Big Bronson Reed VS. Sami Zayn for the WWE Intercontinental
Championship

Zayn hit the Helluva kick and went for the pin, but Chad
Gable came in and picked him up and back suplexed Sami.
After Gable laid Sami out Reed went to the top and hit the
Tsunami and Gable got the title and was yelling at Sami and
Reed then gave Gable a death valley driver.

Winner By DQ and Still Intercontinental Champion: Sami Zayn

JBL and Ron Simmons of the APA are out to announce the next
set of picks.

Raw selects LWO (Rey Mysterio, Dragon Lee, Cruz Del Toro,
Joaquin Wilde, Zelina Vega and Carlito)
Smackdown selects Legado Del Fantasma (Santos Escobar,
Electra Lopez, Angel, and Berto)
Raw selects Drew McIntyre
Smackdown selects Shinsuke Nakamura
Drew McIntyre comes out talking about CM Punk and Punk’s
music interrupts him and Punk is in a sky box suite. He told
Drew he is not sitting at home he is here, calling him a
bitch, and Ron Simmons does his typical DAMN!


Alpha Academy was in the back and Maxxine was excited for
how she did in the Battle Royal last week and Gable came in
and yelled at them and said they don’t celebrate mediocrity
and she isn’t getting a participation trophy and he then
told Otis and Tozawa to get ready and go win a championship.

Cathy Kelly interviewed Bron Breakker, and he said he is
here to take this place over and Sheamus comes in and tells
him he is a big fan. Sheamus told Bron he reminded him of
young Sheamus having banger after banger. Drew McIntyre
storms past them and Sheamus stops and watches Drew and Bron
said I get after banger and walked away.

Candace LeRae VS. Maxxine Dupri

Dupri had LeRae locked in an ankle lock and Indi went over
and ran Ivy Nile into the post causing the distraction and
LeRae hit what she called the wicked stepmother stomp and
got the win.

Winner: Candace LeRae


Cathy Kelly interviewed the L.W.O. and she asked about how
they felt about Carlito being drafted with them and Rey said
he has some unfinished business with him, and Dominik
welcomed Rey back to Raw and Dominik says he runs Raw and
Rey said you can’t run anything if you haven’t been drafted
and what is that on your lip dirty Sanchez. Dominik storms
off saying Rey is lucky he isn’t cleared to fight.

Drew McIntyre was still looking for CM Punk and Drew thought
he found him but only found an autographed picture as Punk’s
music came on and Punk is now out to the ring as Drew stands
in the suite Punk was in looking down at him.

Punk said he doesn’t want to waste anyone’s time and will do
this in less time than he was world champion and Drew is
like an ex-girlfriend he can’t get rid of. Punk said when he
is cleared, he is going to make Drew’s life a living hell.

Teddy Long and Alundra Blayze are out to announce the next
picks.

Raw selects The Judgement Day
Smackdown selects Naomi
Raw selects Ilja Dragunov
Smackdown selects Chelsea Green and Piper Niven
Liv Morgan VS. Nia Jax


Tiffany Straton was shown sitting in the crowd watching the
match and Naomi comes out to attack Tiffany. Liv was able to
counter Nia and hit her with a code breaker then oblivion
for the win.

Winner: Liv Morgan

Cathy Kelly interviewed Booker T again. She then tried to
talk to Adam Pearce. He said sometimes the pick you didn’t
make are the best and thank God he didn’t pick Chelsea Green
and good luck Nick Aldis she is all yours.

The Dudley Boys are here on Raw to announce the next picks.

Raw selects The New Day
Smackdown selects Pretty Deadly
Raw selects Lyra Valkyria
Smackdown selects Candace LeRae and Indi Hartwell
Awesome Truth VS. Otis & Akira Tozawa for the WWE World Tag
Team Championship

Truth and Miz hit the Truth Crushing Finale’ on Tozawa to
win.

Winners and still WWE World Tag Team Champions: Awesome
Truth

The Judgment Day were in the back talking strategy and JD’s
head looks bad from being him by Logan Paul and Mahome’s
Super Bowl rings earlier.

Becky Lynch met Liv Morgan backstage and congratulated her
on her win and her title match. Damage Control comes in and
says looks like we will be seeing you on Monday nights.
Becky tells them not to touch her title.

Nick Aldis and Adam Pearce are out to make the final
televised selections.

Raw selects The Final Testament
Smackdown selects DIY
Raw selects Big Bronson Reed
Smackdown selects Blair Davenport
Main Event Jey Uso, Ricochet & Andrade VS. JD McDonagh, Finn
Balor & Damian Priest

Jey hits the splash off the top rope on Finn and gets the
win for his team.

Winners: Main Event Jey Uso, Ricochet & Andrade

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