Monday Night Raw (12/10/2018)

Ringside Intel brings you a recap and results for tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw (12/10/2018) broadcast. Pre-show starts at 7:50 pm EST and the main show at 8 pm EST. Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins will speak about Dean Ambrose. Tweet and follow @RingsideIntel on Twitter.

Monday Night Raw: 8 pm EST

IC Champ Seth Rollins berates acting-Raw General Manager Baron Corbin and tells him that WWE’s numbers are at an all-time low because of him. Corbin replies that he doesn’t care and he’s going to make things worse on Rollins now. Corbin says Dean Ambrose will take Rollins’ title at TLC, and Corbin will defeat Braun Strowman the same night and become permanent GM. When that happens, Corbin says he’ll make Rollins’ life hell.

Rollins calls Corbin out for a match right now. He points out that all the materials for a TLC match are in the vicinity, and suggests a TLC match. Corbin says he’d destroy Rollins in a TLC match. Corbin says he’d love to make an example out of Rollins, but his answer is no. Rollins calls him a coward and goads him into eventually agreeing to the match. Corbin adds a stipulation, however. The match will be for Rollins’ IC Championship.

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Tag Team Championship Match: Authors of Pain (c) vs. Chad Gable & Bobby Roode

Gable and Roode win the titles in a surprise victory.

Winners: Chad Gable & Bobby Roode (c)

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Natalya comes out and cuts a promo on Ruby Riott. She says Ruby made it personal when she destroyed her dad’s sunglasses and at TLC she’s going to teach Ruby some respect. Natalya dedicates the match to her late father, Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart. Suddenly in tears over the memory of her father, Natalya resolves that she will drive Ruby Riott through a table. Then Ruby comes out and makes fun of Natalya for crying. Ruby unveils a table with a picture of Jim Neidhart on it and says this Sunday Natalya will be closer to her father than ever when she gets put through it.

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Singles Match: Drew McIntyre vs. Dolph Ziggler

Ziggler has some success and puts McIntyre on the back foot. As Ziggler goes for a superkick, McIntyre counters with a Claymore Kick for the victory.

Winner: Drew McIntyre

After the match, McIntyre brutally assaults Ziggler around the ringside area until officials run out to stop him.

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Singles Match: Bayley (with Sasha Banks) vs. Alicia Fox (Jinder Mahal & The Singh Brothers)

Jinder and the Singhs try to interfere but Apollo Crews comes out to handle them. Bayley ends up pinning Fox for the 3-count.

Winner: Bayley

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Singles Match: Elias vs. Lio Rush (with Bobby Lashley)

Heath Slater is the referee of the match, as per acting-GM Baron Corbin’s demotion of his from last week. Rush has some success in the match but Elias has more. Lashley ends up interfering in the match and smashes Elias’ own guitar over his back. Rush secures the pinfall after Slater reluctantly hits the 3-count.

Winner: Lio Rush (with Bobby Lashley)

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Head of the women’s division Alexa Bliss comes out and introduces the No. 1 contender to the Raw Women’s Championship, Nia Jax. Jax comes out with Tamina and cuts a promo. Jax says she’s going to punch Rousey in the face, but not just once like she did to Becky Lynch. Jax says she’ll punch Rousey over and over again until she taps out. Rousey ends up coming out to the ring to stand ringside in the corner of Ember Moon, as Moon gets set to take on Tamina.

Singles Match: Ember Moon (with Ronda Rousey) vs. Tamina (with Nia Jax)

As Moon starts looking for the finish, Jax steps on the apron. Rousey fends Jax off and throws her into the barricade. Moon hits Tamina with an Eclipse in the ring for the 3-count.

Winner: Ember Moon

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TLC Match for the Intercontinental Championship: Seth Rollins (c) vs. Baron Corbin

Heath Slater will be the referee for the match. Corbin fends off Rollins’ attack and then orders Slater to grab a ladder for him. Rollins ends up knocking Corbin out of the ring as it cuts to commercial.

Rollins looks for the victory as he climbs the ladder with an unconscious Baron Corbin laid out at ringside. Slater ends up pushing the ladder over and helping Corbin up. Corbin climbs the ladder and nearly reaches the belt, which is suspended above the ring. But Rollins rises and ends up powerbombing Corbin from the ladder and through a table in the corner. Then Rollins superkicks Slater and then Stomps Corbin. He climbs the ladder and retains the title belt.

Winner: Seth Rollins (c)

After the match< Dean Ambrose strolls out to the main stage and eyes Rollins down. Rollins, sternly returns his gaze as the show fades to black.

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