We continue on the road to Money In the Bank (MITB). This’ll include more MITB qualifying matches for both the men’s and women’s ladder matches. Before Raw, it was announced that Ronda Rousey would be challenging Nia Jax at MITB.
Join us as we break down the Raw Review for May 14tn.
Roman Reigns open up Raw to a chorus of boos. Reigns claim that last week, he got robbed by Jinder Mahal and challenges Mahal to come to the ring. instead, Kurt Angle, come to the ring. Angle says the Mahal won’t be coming out. Kurt makes a MITB qualifying match later in the night between Elias, Bobby Lashley, and Jinder.
Roman goes backstage to find Jinder until he finally does and the two duke it out.
Seth Rollins vs. Kevin Owens: Intercontinental Championship Match
Owens takes control early and dominates in and out of the ring. The two go back and forth throughout the duration match. the lengthy match ends when Rollins hit Owens with a Curb Stomp.
Breaking News Segment
The show cuts to a previous event earlier in the day and which Nia Jax challenges Ronda Rousey for the Raw Women’s Championship at MITB.
No Way Jose vs. Baron Corbin vs. Bobby Roode
The match starts at a quick pace and the three men go back and forth. we come back from the break to find Corbin in control. The three trade pinfalls and break-ups until Bobby Roode hit the Glorious DDT on Jose and qualified for the MITB ladder match.
The B-Team vs. Breezango
Dallas and Breeze start things off and the two go back and forth until the hot tag from both sides and Fandango take control. Dallas pins Fandango for the win after an assisted back suplex.
Sasha Banks, Ember Moon & Natalya vs. Riott Squad
Moon and Logan start off the match. The Riott Squad take control early. Natalya gets the hot tag late in the match and puts Morgan in the Sharpshooter. Morgan taps and the Riott squad lose.
The Revival vs. The Deleter of Worlds
Hardy and Wilder start off the match. The team go back and forth during the duration of the match but Hardy and Wyatt win after a ‘Kiss of Deletion’
Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Mickie James
We come back from a break to find Bliss and James working 2-on-1 on Bayley. Bayley takes control and punishes both women. The three go back and forth late until Bliss hits a DDT onto Bayley for the win.
Finn Balor & Braun Strowmand vs. Dolph Ziggler & Drew Mcintyre
Ziggler and Balor start off the match. We come back from the break to find Ziggler and McIntyre have taken control. Strowman gets the hot tag and takes out Ziggler. The two teams go back and forth until Ziggler surprises Balor with a pin and wins the match for his team.
Elias vs Bobby Lashley vs. Kevin Owens
Elias and Owens begin the match working together. The alliance breaks down and the two trade blows. The match breaks down and the three men go back and forth. The match ends when Sami Zayn attacks Lashley and Owens pins Elias after a Frog Splash.
After great matches and a great buildup for MITB, this episode of Raw turned out to be a great one and has me excited about Smackdown and Money in the Bank
After tonight, MITB and the next few weeks are bound to be good.