Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Raw results for January 29, 2018. The show featured an Intercontinental Championship rematch, Sasha Banks taking on Asuka, and Braun Strowman committing another attempted manslaughter. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Raw column.
WWE Raw Results:
– The show opened with Asuka celebrating her Royal Rumble win, Sasha Banks interrupting, and Stephanie McMahon making Asuka vs. Sasha Banks for later in the night. Also, the first women’s Elimination Chamber match was announced for the upcoming pay-per-view.
1. Last Man Standing Qualifying Match For Elimination Chamber: Braun Strowman defeated Kane. WWE announced a series of matches for the night, with the winners moving on to compete in the Elimination Chamber for a shot at Brock Lesnar’s Universal Championship at WrestleMania. Strowman defeated Kane after crushing him with the entire announce table and stage. Kane was taken away on a stretcher to a Local Medical Facility.
2. Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: Elias defeated Woken Matt Hardy. Bray Wyatt caused a distraction, allowing Elias to hit Drift Away and pin Hardy.
3. Intercontinental Championship Match: The Miz (c) defeated Roman Reigns. The Miztourage provided repeated distractions, so Reigns took them out with a Superman Punch (to Axel) and a spear (to Dallas). After the spear, Miz rolled up Reigns from behind and pinned him to retain the championship.
4. The Revival defeated Heath Slater and Rhyno. Dash Wilder pinned Rhyno after a Shatter Machine.
5. Asuka defeated Sasha Banks. Asuka won an intense (and sometimes dangerous) back-and-forth match by submission with the Asuka Lock.
6. Raw Tag Team Championship Match: The Bar (c) defeated Titus O’Neil and Apollo Crews. Sheamus pinned Crews after a double-team White Noise to retain the championship.
7. Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: John Cena defeated Finn Bálor. Cena pinned Bálor after an Attitude Adjustment off the second rope.