Zelina Vega, Lana and Natalya vs. Mandy Rose, Dana Brooke and Asuka
Back from the break and Zelina Vega is already out for this six-woman match. Out next are her partners, Lana and Natalya. RAW Women’s Champion Asuka is out next.
Natalya and Brooke start things off. Natalya with two straight takedowns. They run the ropes and Natalya counters, then takes Brooke down and folds her up for a 2 count. More back and fort now. Brooke swings Natalya around by a scissors and covers for a 2 count. Brooke tags Rose in and holds her for a shot to the gut. Brooke and Rose with a double suplex, holding Natalya high in the air. Rose covers for a 2 count. Natalya fights up and out but they tangle in the middle of the ring. Rose dropkicks Natalya in the face for a 2 count. Vega ends up yanking Asuka off the apron to prevent a tag. Rose goes after Vega but Natalya ends up taking advantage of the distracting, dropping Rose for a 2 count. Natalya unloads on Rose in the corner but Vega tags herself in and Natalya looks annoyed by it.
Vega works Rose over and rolls her up for a 2 count. Vega grounds Rose with a submission now. They tangle on the mat some more. Rose with a 2 count. Vega rocks Rose and then knocks Asuka off the apron with a right hand. Natalya tags in and then she tags in Lana. They double team Rose for another 2 count. Lana stops on Rose and tags Natalya back in for more quick double teaming. Lana kicks away at Rose and Natalya scoops Rose. Natalya knocks Brooke off the apron with a cheap shot. Rose blocks a Sharpshooter.
Asuka and Lana tag in now. Asuka knocks Vega off the apron with a Hip Attack. Asuka unloads on Lana and then Vega as she runs in. Asuka takes out Natalya as she charges. Lana knees Asuka in the face but Asuka comes back with a sliding knee but Natalya breaks the pin up.
Brooke runs in and attacks Natalya, hitting a springboard back elbow in the corner. Asuka and Lana tangle some more now. Rose tags herself in but Lana doesn’t see it. Lana fights Asuka but turns around to a big pump knee strike from Rose. Rose covers Lana for the pin to win.
Winners: Mandy Rose, Asuka and Dana Brooke
After the match, Rose’s music hits as the winners immediately gather in the middle of the ring to pose together. We go to replays. The winners pose on the stage together now. Natalya is checking on Lana in the ring now. Vega is about to make her exit. The music hits and out come the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions – Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. Lana and Natalya try to retreat but the champs surround them at ringside and Natalya is trying to hold Lana up. Natalya tries to fight but Jax drop her with a headbutt. Jax holds Natalya while Baszler clears the announce table off. Jax scoops Natalya on her shoulders but Lana makes the save. Jax nails Lana and then drives her through the announce table, for the third time in recent weeks. We go to commercial with Jax and Baszler standing tall.
We go back to the ring and out comes Lana and Natalya. Tom talks about how WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler are not medically cleared to compete, but will still have to defend against The Riott Squad when they can. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Dominik Mysterio vs. Murphy is confirmed for later. Lana and Natalya are in the ring. They threaten to stay out all night until Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler are stripped of the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles. They go on about being celebrities, influencers, and deserving the titles. WWE Producer Adam Pearce comes out and says he can’t strip the champs of the titles, but he can give Lana and Natalya a match against the newest members of the division here on RAW. Out first comes Mandy Rose. Dana Brooke, also coming over from SmackDown, is out next.
Natalya and Lana vs. Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke
Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke head to the ring as Lana and Natalya look on. The bell rings and Natalya goes right to work on Brooke, taking her down to the mat. Rose comes in and hits a suplex on Natalya. Brooke comes back in and kicks Natalya in the face for a 2 count. Lana with a cheap shot to Brooke, pulling her down as Brooke didn’t see the tag.
Lana works Brooke over for another 2 count. Lana and Natalya unload on Brooke in the corner now, stomping away. Natalya and Lana with more double teaming and quick offense on Brooke. Lana grounds Brooke and manhandles her some. Lana gets up and slaps Rose in the face while she’s on the apron. Lana goes back to Brooke but ends up getting kicked in the face. Rose tags in and unloads on Lana, also knocking Natalya off the apron.
Rose ends up dropping Lana on her face for a close 2 count. Natalya runs in but Brooke stops her with a clothesline. Lana misses a big kick on Rose. Rose comes back with a pump knee strike for the pin to win.
Winners: Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke
After the match, Brooke returns to the ring to hug Rose. They stand tall in the middle of the ring as Rose’s music hits.
Charly Caruso is backstage with Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke now. She asks how their team came to be. Rose says she’s had some ups & downs lately but Dana has always been there for her, and she’s an amazing athlete. Brooke talks about Rose being such an inspiration, one who gets knocked down but always gets up fighting back. They know The Riott Squad is next to get a shot from WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler, but they will be watching and they’re coming for the titles.
No DQ, Loser Leaves WWE: Sonya Deville vs. Mandy Rose
We go back to the ring and out first comes Sonya Deville as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. Mandy Rose is out next.
They meet in the middle of the ring and Deville wants no part of an olive branch. Rose comes back with a big kick and Deville slams her. They fight and end up on the floor. Rose counters and sends Deville into the barrier, then the ring steps. More brawling on the floor. Rose brings it to the ramp and hits a suplex on the steel. Rose sends Deville into the ring post, and again. Rose talks some trash and rocks Deville with a right hand at ringside.
Rose sends Deville into the barrier now. Rose stands on the announce table and yells at Deville to bring it. Rose with a flying clothesline from the top of the table. Rose mounts Deville with right hands at ringside. Rose brings a table from under the chair now.
Rose is really struggling with getting the table standing now but finally gets it. She walks over but Deville hits her in the gut with a steel chair. Deville sends Rose face-first into the announce table several times. Deville rolls Rose back in the ring for a 2 count. Deville with kicks to the chest now, keeping Rose down in the middle of the ring. Deville with a sliding knee for a 2 count.
Rose tries to mount some offense but Deville gets the standing Dragon sleeper applied. Deville takes Rose to the mat and tightens the hold. Deville is forced to break her triangle after a few minutes. Deville talks some trash and keeps Rose down. Rose fights up with a big slap to the face. Deville stops her with a knee to the gut. They go on and Rose drops Deville with a knee for a 2 count. Rose ends up slamming Deville’s face into the announce table several times. Rose puts Deville on a table at ringside but she rolls off when Rose goes back in the ring.
Rose slides a chair at Deville’s face across the table, twice, but they miss. They go at it in front of the announcers now. Deville and Rose collide as Deville hits a jumping kick to the gut. They bring it back in and tangle in the middle of the ring. Rose with two knee strikes. A third running knee puts Deville back down. Rose with the big Facebuster in the middle of the ring. Rose yells at Deville to get back up. Rose with another knee to the face for the pin to win.
Winner: Mandy Rose
After the match, the music hits as Rose celebrates. Deville must leave WWE. Deville rolls to the floor and is shocked. Deville throws a bit of a fit at the announce table. Otis runs down with his Money In the Bank briefcase to celebrate in the ring with Rose. Rose tries to do the Caterpillar as Otis looks on.
Kayla is with Mandy Rose in the back now. She asks about Sonya Deville. Rose mentions this has been a rough week, a possible reference to the incident she was present for at Deville’s house. She says SummerSlam is in two days and she doesn’t know what is in Sonya’s head, but she knows how she feels. She goes on about how they once were friends, for the good and bad. Rose says she needs to speak directly to Sonya. She turns to the camera and says they have been through a lot. She mentions the “vicious” Hair vs. Hair match coming up at SummerSlam. Rose goes on and says she wants to put this all behind them, and get back to where they were. Rose says she chooses to see the good in Deville.
Cole leads us to a look at the Sonya Deville vs. Mandy Rose feud. Rose is backstage now. She cuts an intense promo on how she’s a hard worker despite everything against her. She thanks Deville for reminding her she’s more than just a pretty face. If Deville thought cutting her hair would destroy her… think again. Rose challenges Deville to a Hair vs. Hair match at SummerSlam. She tells Deville to put her money where her mouth is, and says she can’t wait to prove Deville wrong. Rose promises things will get ugly.
We go back to the ring for the return of The Dirt Sheet with John Morrison and The Miz. They welcome us and show us how Sonya Deville attacked Mandy Rose last week.
Miz and Morrison are having technical difficulties with their mics. They joke that RETRIBUTION wasn’t booked for SmackDown tonight. They go on about using their platform to give a platform to a victim who was attacked last week. They play Mandy’s music but it’s Mandy Rose’s Hair instead. The talking hair piece appears on the big screen. They do a bunch of comedy mocking Rose and her hair. They then appear to actually give the real Mandy a chance to speak now, but they bring out Deville instead.
Deville goes on about how it’s not a big deal what she did to Rose because she told everyone what she was going to do ahead of time, and she’s a woman who keeps her word. She talks about enjoying the hair cutting and messing up Rose’s makeup. She goes on and says she has no respect for Rose anymore. Deville says Rose is so weak. She brags about breaking Rose in the ring and now emotionally. The crowd boos and Rose says they’re a terrible crowd. They go on booing and Deville gets angry, daring Rose to come out and correct her if she’s wrong. Miz and Morrison point to how we haven’t heard from Rose since the attack, and she hasn’t posted any selfies. Morrison says we all know how much she loves doing that.
Deville brings up how Rose won an award on The Bump, for making out with Otis. Deville says Rose won an award for making out with a dude. She’s just going to leave that there. They all start insulting Mandy and Otis now. The music interrupts and out comes Heavy Machinery. Tucker and Otis, with his Money In the Bank briefcase, hit the ring. They start brawling with Miz and Morrison. Miz gets sent out to the floor. They go to double team Morrison as Otis prepares to hit him with the Caterpillar. Morrison is able to retreat and hit the floor, joining Deville and Miz. They regroup as Otis and Tucker stand tall in the ring. Back to commercial.
The Miz and John Morrison vs. Heavy Machinery
Back from the break and it’s time for tonight’s main event as The Miz and John Morrison make their way out. Sonya Deville is with them. Out next is Heavy Machinery – Tucker and Otis, with his Money In the Bank briefcase.
Morrison starts off with Tucker. Morrison strikes with big kicks to start. Tucker comes back with a slam, grounding Morrison. Deville cheers Morrison on. Tucker and Morrison go at it and Tucker levels him with a clothesline. The lights start flickering again as Graves jokes about this being RETRIBUTION again. Otis tags in and they double team Morrison. Otis runs over Morrison as the crowd cheers.
Morrison counters Otis and tags in Miz. Miz rocks Otis but Otis takes it and rubs his belly, dancing around. Otis takes more shots from Miz. Otis rips his shirt off, blocks a shot and runs over Miz in the middle of the ring. Tucker tags back in and they march around Miz in the middle of the ring. They then collide against him, sending him to the floor to regroup. Tucker leaps off the apron with a cannonball, taking down both opponents on the floor. Heavy Machinery celebrates as we go to commercial.
Back from the break and Miz is going at it with Tucker. Morrison comes in for the double team but Tucker kicks out at 2 as Otis cheers him on. Morrison unloads while Tucker is down. Tucker counters a shot and fights back as Otis distracts Morrison. Morrison keeps fighting and nails a kick to the face. Miz tags in as the crowd rallies. They hit a double team Gutbuster. Miz with a DDT for a 2 count.
Miz and Morrison with more offense now. Morrison with a cheap shot from the apron as the referee is distracted. They taunt Tucker and Otis now. Morrison tags in but Tucker knocks him off the apron, then drops down on Miz. Otis rallies for the tag and gets it. Otis comes in and runs wild on both opponents as the crowd cheers. Deville yells from ringside. Otis with big power moves on Miz and Morrison as he takes turn on both. Otis runs and splashes Morrison in the corner. Otis readies for the Caterpillar on Morrison as Deville yells for him to get up. Otis hits it on Morrison but Miz breaks the pin up at 2. The crowd boos.
Tucker charges Miz and Morrison at ringside but they move and he crashes into the Plexiglas. Miz drives Otis into the steel ring steps. Mandy Rose with shorter hair suddenly appears and attacks Deville at ringside, preventing her from interfering. Rose unloads but Deville fights back and brings it in the ring. The referee calls for the bell.
After the bell, Rose and Deville brawl around the ring now. The referee and the two tag teams run in to pull them apart. Rose tackles Deville again and keeps the attack going. They’re pulled apart once again. Deville takes Rose out of mid-air at one point and tackles her again. Rose and Deville are finally pulled apart one last time, and taken out of the ring. SmackDown goes to commercial as they try to end the chaos between Rose and Deville.
Back from the break and we see Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville still being kept apart in the backstage area. There are more technical difficulties from overhead.
Mandy Rose and Otis are backstage. Rose says it feels like a long time since they’ve had a proper date. She’s booked a table at Otis’ favorite BBQ spot, a table in the back so no one can see how much they eat. She goes on teasing him with the description of a peach dessert and he’s loving it. She tells him to go get ready, she will do the same, and then they will meet back here. They go their separate ways and we see Sonya Deville walk up from the background. She was listening and doesn’t look too happy. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and we see Mandy Rose doing her makeup in the back. Sonya Deville suddenly attacks. The screen briefly glitches like it was doing several weeks ago. Deville talk trash while beating Rose around. The screen glitches a few more times. Deville keeps the attack going and kicks Rose’s face into the ground. Deville grabs a pair of scissors and starts cutting some of Mandy’s hair off. Deville says Mandy ruined her life and now she’s going to ruin hers. You didn’t believe me? Deville sends Rose back down to the ground. Deville goes back to the makeup table and looks around, asking what else she can do to Rose. She grabs a pair of clippers and turns them on. She’s going to shave Rose’s head but here comes several referees an WWE Producer Adam Pearce. They stop Deville from doing any further damage. Deville grabs a chunk of Rose’s hair off the ground and says she has what she wants. Deville leaves while Rose sobs on the ground. Pearce calls for help.
We briefly go to the announcers but Cole sends us right back to Kayla Braxton. We see trainers checking on Mandy Rose. Otis and Tucker are also checking on her. The Miz and John Morrison are talking to Braxton. They make light of the situation and crack jokes. Tucker yells at them to get out of here and they leave in a hurry.
Back from the break and The Miz and John Morrison are out for another must-see edition of MizTV. They make excuses for the Backlash loss to WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman and also talk Otis. They bring out tonight’s guest and here comes Mandy Rose.
They start off by asking about Sonya Deville. They go on joking around and Mandy goes to leave because she didn’t come out here to be disrespected. Miz talks her into stopping and says they have a surprise for her. The music interrupts and out comes Sonya Deville.
Rose and Deville have some words as Deville marches to the ring. Rose says she’s done with this, she’s done with Deville. Deville wishes she could be done but week after week she’s watched Rose get the spotlight and wonder what she’s done to get that. Rose keeps talking trash and Mandy asks what is it what she wants. She can hurt Rose mentally and she’s still standing her. She can try to hurt her physically. Despite what Deville says about Otis, he’s been there since day one and he’s been loyal. Rose asks Deville what she has besides being a fighter. She’s alone and how long will she hold onto this petty stuff? Deville isn’t mad at Rode anymore she doesn’t even care, she just wants to know what she has to go to get the Mandy Rose treatment. Deville goes on and says she’s superior to Rose in every single way. Deville says she’s done. She will take apart the one thing that keeps Rose going, she will destroy her inside and outside. Rose attacks and they keep brawling as Miz and Morrison watch on. Deville ends up retreating to the floor while Miz and Morrison stop Rose from following. Miz takes a huge slap to the face. Mandy marches off to the back as her music plays.
We see Tucker and Otis backstage getting ready. Mandy Rose walks up and reminds Otis to take his Money In the Bank briefcase. Otis is excited to see Mandy but Tucker tries to get him to focus. We suddenly see Jeff Hardy and Sheamus brawling next to them. They brawl into a bunch of items stacked up as officials try to separate them. Sheamus pounds on Hardy as we go back to commercial.
Braun Strowman and Heavy Machinery vs. The Miz, John Morrison and Dolph Ziggler
WWE Universal Champion Braun Strowman hits the ring to a pop for tonight’s six-man main event. Out next are his partners, Heavy Machinery. Tucker and Otis hit the ring and Otis is carrying his Money In the Bank briefcase. We go back to commercial.
Back from the break and we get a new “coming soon” vignette for Matt Riddle. Riddle will make his debut next Friday night. We go back to the ring and Braun stands with Heavy Machinery as Dolph Ziggler makes his way out first. The Miz is out next to join Ziggler on the stage. John Morrison joins them and they all head to the ring together.
Strowman taunts Miz and Morrison on the floor before we get the bell. Ziggler starts off with Otis. Ziggler retreats over the top rope to the floor. Otis taunts him from the ring. Ziggler paces around but Miz is going to start. Otis brings Miz over the top rope and goes to work on him. Otis tags in Tucker for the double team headbutts. Tucker drops another headbutt, sending Miz to the corner to tag out. Morrison tags in and catches Tucker with a big kick. Morrison counters a big backdrop. Tucker catches Morrison in mid-air and slams him for a 2 count.
Tucker stands tall over Morrison and talks some trash. Morrison retreats and tags in Ziggler. Ziggler goes behind Tucker but Tucker counters and clubs him. Otis tags in, as does Strowman. They triple team Ziggler by launching Strowman into him with a splash in the corner. Strowman clubs Ziggler to the mat with a big strike. Tucker tags back in and holds Ziggler in the air for a big suplex. King Baron Corbin suddenly appears on the big screen, telling the camera man to follow him but keep a distance.
Tucker stops the suplex, placing Ziggler on his shoulder, and everyone watches Corbin. We see Corbin approach Mandy Rose backstage and ask him about what happened last week with Otis and his crown. Mandy says they were just playing around. Corbin says Mandy was really fantasizing about being with him. Otis appears out of nowhere and rushes Corbin, knocking him down. Otis unloads on Corbin as officials try to break it up. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Ziggler tags in to drop a big elbow on Tucker for a 2 count. Otis has not returned to the ring. Strowman tries to rally for Tucker while Ziggler keeps control and grounds Tucker in the middle of the ring. Tucker fights up but Ziggler rams him into the corner by his hair while Miz distracts the referee. Morrison tags back in and delivers kicks to Tucker.
Morrison drops Tucker with a kick for a 2 count as the crowd boos the heels some more. Morrison grounds Tucker by his arm as Strowman reaches for a tag. Miz tags in as Tucker sends Morrison to the floor. Tucker blocks a Figure Fur and kicks Miz out of the ring. Ziggler comes in but Tucker ends up dropping him with an enziguri. Tucker goes for the tag but Miz and Morrison pull Strowman from the apron to the floor. They double team him and Miz drops him with a big DDT.
Ziggler turns his attention back to Tucker in the ring. Otis returns to the ringside area and Mandy is with him. Ziggler taunts Rose but pays for it as Tucker drops him. Otis tags in and drops Miz and Morrison from the apron to the floor. Otis levels Ziggler with a clothesline. Miz and Morrison run back in but Otis takes them out. Otis dances around, taking shots from Ziggler. Ziggler hits him again but Otis just takes it. Otis with a headbutt. Otis ends up tossing Ziggler out to the floor and he lands hard. The crowd chants for Otis now.
Otis calls for the Freight Train as Strowman runs wild around the ringside area, leveling all three opponents. Ziggler is sent back in and Otis hits him with the Caterpillar, then the big elbow drop. Otis covers Ziggler for the pin to win.
Winners: Braun Strowman and Heavy Machinery
After the match, Mandy hits the ring to celebrate with Strowman, Otis and Tucker. Otis kicks Ziggler out of the ring as the Heavy Machinery music hits. We go to replays. Strowman raises the Universal Title in the air while Otis raises his Money In the Bank briefcase. We see the heels down on the outside recovering. Otis, briefcase still in the air, glances over at Strowman and his title while the celebration continues. The final SmackDown before WWE Backlash goes off the air.