Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Raw results for May 23, 2016. The show featured the return of Seth Rollins, as well as a series of Money in the Bank qualifying matches.
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WWE Raw Results:
– The show opened with a promo from the returning Seth Rollins. He was interrupted by Roman Reigns. They were interrupted by Shane McMahon, who made Rollins vs. Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Money in the Bank.
1. Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Sami Zayn defeated Sheamus. Zayn won clean by pinfall with a Helluva Kick. Backstage after the match, a frustrated Sheamus beat up Apollo Crews.
2. The New Day defeated The Social Outcasts. The New Day won with the Midnight Hour. After the match, they humiliated Heath Slater with a birthday cake they’d made for Raw’s 1,200th episode.
3. Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Cesaro defeated The Miz. Cesaro won with a Neutralizer.
4. Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Chris Jericho defeated Apollo Crews. Jericho defeated Crews with a Codebreaker.
5. Big Cass defeated Bubba Ray Dudley. Before the match, Enzo Amore returned from injury. Cass pinned Bubba after an Empire Elbow.
– Charlotte told Ric Flair that she no longer needed him, and that he was dead to her. Flair cried.
6. Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Dean Ambrose defeated Dolph Ziggler. Ambrose pinned Ziggler after Dirty Deeds.
7. Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: Kevin Owens defeated AJ Styles. Before the match, Styles told Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson that while they’re still “brothers,” they need to separate professionally. Gallows and Anderson told Styles they’re no longer brothers or friends. Owens won the match with a pop-up powerbomb.