Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Raw results for March 18, 2019. The show featured a Raw Women’s Championship match, an appearance from Brock Lesnar, and more. Make sure you’re here tomorrow for the complete Best and Worst of Raw column.
WWE Raw Results
– Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar opened the show with a promo about how Brock will win at WrestleMania. Heyman put over Drew McIntyre, who made an appearance to show his appreciation. Seth Rollins attacked McIntyre from behind and beat him down with a chair. Rollins (with chair) challenged Lesnar to fight him, but Lesnar walked away.
1. Finn Bálor and Braun Strowman defeated Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush. Lashley left Rush alone, and Strowman pinned Rush with a running powerslam.
– Elias was a guest on A Moment Of Bliss and announced that he’ll be the “headlining musical act at WrestleMania.” He was interrupted by No Way Jose’s conga line led by Heavy Machinery. Jose, in a mask disguised as a member of his own conga line, attacked Elias from behind.
2. Elias defeated No Way Jose with Drift Away. The conga line stood at ringside and did a “No Way Jose” chant for the entire match.
– Kurt Angle announced that he’ll wrestle his final match at WrestleMania against Baron Corbin.
3. Kurt Angle defeated Chad Gable by submission with an ankle lock. After the match, Corbin showed up and taunted Angle.
– Sasha Banks and Bayley told Charly Caruso that they aren’t ducking the IIconics and will appear on Smackdown this Tuesday. They were interrupted by Natalya and Beth Phoenix, who challenged them for WrestleMania. The teams bickered and shoved, setting up a match.
4. Natalya vs. Sasha Banks ended when Nia Jax showed up and distracted them with a promo, allowing Tamina to attack everyone. Nia said they’d see both teams at WrestleMania.
5. Ricochet defeated Jinder Mahal. Ricochet won the match with a 630 senton.
6. Raw Women’s Championship Match: Ronda Rousey (c) defeated Dana Brooke by submission with an armbar in about 15 seconds. Ronda held the submission to injure Dana, then Ronda and her husband beat up security guards.
– Batista did an interview via satellite where he explained his grudge against Triple H, saying that H uses and abuses people for his personal gain. He promised once again to end Triple H’s in-ring career at WrestleMania.
– Drew McIntyre challenged Roman Reigns for WrestleMania, claiming that while Roman beat leukemia, he’ll never beat him.
7. Drew McIntyre defeated Seth Rollins. Brock Lesnar’s music distracted Rollins, allowing McIntyre to hit the Claymore Kick and win the match.