Monday Night Raw (11/26/2018): Recap & Results

Ringside Intel brings you a recap and results for tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw (11/26/2018) broadcast. Pre-show starts at 7:50 pm EST and the main show at 8 pm EST. Seth Rollins will defend his Intercontinental Championship in an Open Challenge. Tweet and follow @RingsideIntel on Twitter.

Monday Night Raw: 8 pm EST

Raw General Manager Baron Corbin comes out with Bobby Lashley (with Lio Rush) and Drew McIntyre. He gloats over his assault of Braun Strowman and then shows video from Birmingham, Alabama, where Strowman awaits surgery. Strowman says his injuries will seem like paper-cuts compared to what he does to the 3 men in the ring when he gets back. Corbin reveals that Strowman won’t be medically cleared by TLC. Then he tells everyone to start calling him the “general manager-elect” because after TLC he’ll be permanent GM.

He warns everyone in the back that they will want to choose a side because he’ll remember he was for him, and who was against him. Suddenly, the lights go out and Elias appears on the main stage with a guitar strum. He says he couldn’t bear staying in the back listening to that tripe any longer. He starts cutting a promo on the heels in the ring before beginning a song to Lashley specifically. He sings the line “Bobby Lashley sucks” over and over and the crowd joins in. Then Elias and Lashley get set for a match.

Singles Match: Elias vs. Bobby Lashley

Lashley ends up securing victory.

Winner: Bobby Lashley


Dean Ambrose cuts a promo on IC Champ Seth Rollins, while at the doctors getting shots to avoid the diseases all the vermin fans carry around.


Tag Team Match: The Revival vs. Lucha House Party

Lucha House Party takes advantage of the Lucha House rules of the match, where all three of them are allowed to be part of the match and tags aren’t necessary to be the legal man, and they defeat The Revival.

Winners: Lucha House Party


Nia Jax comes out with Tamina and cuts a promo on Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey comes out to interrupt and tells Jax she’s just been lucky, but her luck is about to run out. Jax and Tamina surround Rousey, but Natalya comes out to her rescue. However, the Riott Squad ambushes Natalya on her way to the ring. Rousey ends up running out and driving the Riott Squad off.


Tag Team Title Match: Authors of Pain (c) (with Drake Maverick) vs. Chad Gable & Bobby Roode

The match is underway and they go back and forth. Drake Maverick ends up taking Roode’s robe and running to the back with it as it cuts to commercial.

Back again and Drake Maverick appears on the big screen and causes a distraction. AoP takes advantage and picks up the win.

Winners: Authors of Pain (c)


Singles Match: Ember Moon (with Curt Hawkins) vs. Alicia Fox (with Jinder Mahal & Singh Brothers)

Fox takes it to Moon but Moon makes the comeback and scores the win with an Eclipse.

Winner: Ember Moon

After the match, No Way Jose’s conga line comes out and they celebrate with Hawkins and Moon on their way to the ring for a match with Jinder Mahal.

Singles Match: Jinder Mahal vs. No Way Jose

Jinder dominates as he punishes Jose with various attacks. Jose is unable to counter Jinder’s assault in any way. But then he does, and he mounts a comeback. Jose strings together his attacks, until Jinder fires back with a Khallas for the victory.

Winner: Jinder Mahal


IC Champ Seth Rollins comes out and cuts a promo on Dean Ambrose before his open challenge. Dolph Ziggler answers the challenge.

Intercontinental Championship Open Challenge: Seth Rollins (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler

They jockey for position early and then Ziggler takes control. He leans on Rollins with a side-headlock. Rollins tries to get back in it bit Ziggler backdrops him over the top rope and out to the floor. Commercial break.

Back again and Rollins finally counters Ziggler and goes on the offensive. Rollins hits a slingblade and then an enziguri. Rollins delivers a springboard clothesline from the apron for a near-fall. Rollins goes to the top rope but Ziggler hits the ropes and Rollins is crotched. Ziggler goes up for a superplex but Rollins shoves him back to the mat but Ziggler runs back up, again being pushed back down. Rollins goes for a frog splash but Ziggler moves and hits Rollins with a Famouser.

Ziggler pins. 1-2-… but Rollins kicks out. They jockey for position and Ziggler slaps on a sleeper. Rollins counters and kicks Ziggler in the face for a 2-count. Rollins looks for a Stomp, twice, but Ziggler evades and hits a ZigZag. He pins. 1-2-… but Rollins gets the shoulder up. Ziggler slaps Rollins around and tells him he doesn’t matter. Rollins goes for a surprise rollup but Ziggler kicks out and hits Rollins with a shot.

Rollins ends up delivering a Superplex-Falcon Arrow into the pin for the victory.

Winner: Seth Rollins (c)


New head of the women’s division Alexa Bliss comes out and introduces Sasha Banks and Bayley. She tells fans to get questions ready because it’s an open forum. Bliss wants everyone to get to know some of their biggest stars in WWE. They only answer one question and then Mickie James and Dana Brooke attack them from behind. Banks and Bayley repel their efforts and are left standing in the ring as Bliss stares back at them callously from the main stage.


Singles Match: Baron Corbin vs. Finn Balor

Balor delivers a beating to Corbin, stomping him and then kneeing Corbin from the apron and laying him out on the floor. Commercial break.

Back again and Corbin rams Balor into the barricade repeatedly. Back in the ring and Corbin gets a 2-count. Corbin continues his assault but then Balor gets back in it, as he drives his feet into the chest of Corbin. Now Balor heats up as he lands some strikes and then a slingblade. Corbin suddenly counters with a Deep Six and a near-fall. Balor goes back on the offensive and goes for a Coup De Grace but Corbin rolls out of the way.

Corbin goes out to get a mic and he announces that this match is now a 2-on-1 handicap match. Drew McIntyre comes out to join the match and Balor becomes aggressive and tries to take them both on. Corbin and McIntyre end up stifling Balor’s momentum. McIntyre nails Balor with a Claymore Kick in the ring for the pinfall.

Winners: Baron Corbin & Drew McIntyre

After the match, Bobby Lashley comes out and joins McIntyre and Corbin and they all brutalize Balor and humiliate him. The crowd boos as this new heel alliance stands triumphant and proud in the ring.

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