The latest episode of Monday Night RAW was a bit exciting as WWE decided to fill in the empty arena with some crowd. Yes, the company brought in their performing talents to cheer up the stars. The episode had its moments including veteran Ric Flair choosing his favourite as Randy Orton for ‘Greatest Wrestling Match Ever’ and Apollo Crews winning his first United States Championship.
Take a look at the short recap of WWE Monday Night RAW (25th May 2020):
The show opened with Kevin Owens ‘KO Show’. He proclaimed of taking on Angel Garza, later in the night. Asuka joined him in the ring. Further, a brawl broke out between Charlotte Flair, Natalya and Nia Jax for grabbing a spot for a title shot at Backlash. In the first match, Apollo Crews defeated Andrade to grab his first singles title in the form of United States Champion.
Drew McIntyre destroyed The VIP Lounge set up and took MVP to claymore ride. We also got a ‘moment’ between McIntyre and his challenger Bobby Lashley. Further, Angel Garza surprised everyone by defeating Owens in a singles match. Another interesting match followed in the form of Austin Theory-Murphy v. Aleister Black-Humberto Carrillo. Here, the former team defeated the latter via pinfall.
Speaking about contendership for Women’s title match at WWE Backlash, Nia Jax defeated Natalya and Charlotte Flair. Also, we saw a disqualification matchup between The Street Profits and MVP-Bobby Lashley. In this match, The Street Profits emerged victoriously. In the end, McIntyre also attempted of attacking Lashley thus pushing the intensity before the Backlash.
Apart from the above-mentioned contests, we also came across promos between IIconics and Alexa Bliss-Nikki Cross, R-Truth and Rob Gronkowski, Edge’s backstage promo and much more. Also, Ric Flair chose Randy Orton his favourite, for his match against Edge at WWE Backlash.