Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Raw results for December 3, 2018. The episode was announced as “Drew McIntyre Appreciation Night,” and bait-and-switched an announced Ronda Rousey tag team match. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Raw column.
WWE Raw Results:
1. Ronda Rousey and Natalya vs. Nia Jax and Tamina never got underway thanks to an attack from the Riott Squad. All the heels attacked, and the Squad powerbombed Natalya through a table.
– Alexa Bliss tried to hold another “open forum” for fans to ask questions to Bayley and Sasha Banks. After a few questions, Alicia Fox, Mickie James, and Dana Brooke interrupted. Bliss announced Fox and James vs. Bayley and Banks.
2. Bayley and Sasha Banks defeated Mickie James and Alicia Fox. Bayley pinned James after a Backstabber/Bayley-to-Belly combination.
3. Lucha House Party defeated Scott Dawson. This was 3-on-1, because “lucha house rules.”
– Baron Corbin celebrated Drew McIntyre Appreciation Night by giving Drew a gold medal, the “Raw gold medal of excellence.” McIntyre cut a promo about how everyone sucks and plays video games. Dolph Ziggler interrupted to complain about not being included in Drew’s new group. McIntyre told him he wasn’t invited and that he used him to get a prominent position on Raw. Ziggler hit a Zig Zag on McIntyre. Baron Corbin made a match between the two.
4. Dolph Ziggler defeated Drew McIntyre. During the match, McIntyre said he was going to pretend that Ziggler was Finn Bálor. Finn showed up and interfered, almost causing McIntyre to get counted out. Ziggler won the match with a superkick.
– Bobby Lashley interrupted an Elias performance. They brawled, and Elias chased him away with a guitar. Finn Bálor interfered again, tossing Lio Rush back out so Elias could hit him with a guitar.
5. Drake Maverick defeated Bobby Roode, or something. Corbin said that Roode and Chad Gable could have another tag title match if Roode could beat Maverick one-on-one with AOP and Gable banned from ringside. During the match, AOP beat up Gable backstage. Corbin announced that it was actually a 3-on-2 handicap match. Gable ran out, AOP hit the Super Collider, and Maverick pinned Roode.
– Dean Ambrose showed up dressed like Bane with a bunch of guys in gas masks and said he hated all the fans. Seth Rollins showed up and they brawled. Ambrose hit a bunch of Dirty Deeds.
6. Heath Slater defeated Rhyno. Baron Corbin said that there was only enough room on Raw for one of them, and that whoever won a one-on-one match between the two would keep their job. Slater won with a neckbreaker in about 30 seconds.
– Corbin clarified that Heath Slater kept his job, but as a referee.
7. Finn Bálor defeated Jinder Mahal. Apollo Crews ran down to even the odds against Mahal and the Singh Brothers. Bálor won with the Coup de Grace.
– Drew McIntyre attacked Bálor backstage.
8. Ronda Rousey and Ember Moon defeated Nia Jax and Tamina. Rousey tapped out Tamina with an armbar after an Eclipse from Moon.