WWE Monday Evening Uncooked comes waltzing again into our lives tonight (Might 17, 2021) from the ThunderDome at Yuengling Heart in Tampa, Florida. That is the fallout episode for the WrestleMania Backlash occasion that occurred final evening on the identical venue.
The one factor marketed for tonight as of publish time: MVP’s promised Bobby Lashley he has some surprises for the WWE champ after his profitable protection in opposition to Drew McIntyre & Braun Strowman final evening. Presumably we’ll additionally discover out if The Miz and John Morrison are undead, or in the event that they one way or the other escaped the zombie horde which gave the impression to be consuming them alive at WrestleMania Backlash.
Come proper again right here at 8 p.m. ET when the Uncooked reside weblog will kick off as soon as the present begins on USA. It is going to be beneath this line right here. (REMINDER: NO GIFS OR PICS ARE ALLOWED IN THE COMMENTS SECTION. OFFENDERS WILL BE BANNED.)
WWE RAW RESULTS AND LIVE BLOG FOR MAY 17
Babe, it’s a magic station the place we reside what we do with our magic from my era. I say babe, it’s not a imaginative and prescient, it’s actuality, it is a robotic scene what we reside in. And I say I’m right here to liveblog this right here professional wrestling present for these of us.
The present opens with Bobby Lashley strolling backstage with a beautiful lady on every arm as a number of extra ladies come out of a room to hitch them.
He pulls the title out from underneath his blazer and so they cheer as they proceed to stroll.
Montel Vontavious Porter is within the ring and introduces his man Lashley, who naturally makes his entrance flanked by the ladies.
We get a recap of final evening’s WWE Championship match.
Lashley and the ladies be a part of MVP within the ring and Montel says it’s his pleasure to face right here with the All Mighty WWE Champion, and what Bob did final evening was Herculean— he beat two of the hardest, strongest, meanest rivals on the roster, and now the Monster Amongst Males is nursing damaged ribs and the Scottish Warrior was so damaged by the match that he couldn’t even get off the bed this morning, however right here’s Lashley after being put by LED boards and returning to win his title.
And what you didn’t know, he did all of that whereas injured, as a result of his knuckles are jacked from punching dudes within the face again and again. They challenge an open problem to anybody within the locker room who needs to step up and face Lashley—
Enter Drew McIntyre.
He says he can’t consider any higher method to impress these beautiful girls than to run Lashley vs. McIntyre for the title, tonight. He accepts! However MVP says he didn’t let him end, and the open problem is for anybody apart from Drew and Braun, and he has to go to the again of the road!
They’ve a little bit of a scuffle and we go to interrupt.
Again from business, commentary reminds everybody about Bobby Lashley’s open problem.
AJ Kinds vs. Elias
Kinds scorching out the gates with a dropkick, in search of a suplex, Elias reverses right into a delayed vertical! Shoulder thrusts within the nook, referee Darrick Moore counts a warning, the Drifter slides AJ into the publish and hammers him with a dropkick that sends him to the ground! Placing boots to Kinds, the lads sq. off on the ground with their seconds and go to interrupt.
Again from business, Elias with the whip throughout right into a spinebuster… NOPE! Urgent the assault, flexing over Kinds, reverse chinlock utilized, grinding the Phenomenal One down, AJ recovers, Kinds Rush into the Pele Kick, fireman’s carry… USHIGOROSHI! Kinds Conflict reversed, upkick knocks Kinds again, knee right into a Last Lower… NOPE!
Electrical Chair, AJ fights out with elbows, a again elbow sends him into the nook, drop toehold places the Drifter face-first into the turnbuckles. Massive chop out of the nook, Kinds returns one among his personal, up and over to the apron, forearm connects, Ryker journeys him up and referee Darrick Moore requires the bell…
AJ Kinds wins by disqualification, presumably.
Submit-match, Omos chases Jaxson up the ramp whil Elias works AJ over, placing him into the metal steps earlier than placing boots to him! Omos returns and runs Elias off, serving to his pal to his ft.
Alexa Bliss and Lilly are swinging backstage.
Alexa says they’re fortunate to have Natalya and Tamina on the present tonight, and Lilly is simply dying to see them.
On that word, we go to interrupt.
Again from business we get a hype reel for tomorrow evening’s episode of NXT.
Matt Riddle is hanging out backstage when the New Day strategy.
They obtained his message and so they ask to see his snake. Not like that! Randy Orton rolls up and asks the place five-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion Adam Pearce is and why New Day are right here. They clarify that Riddle promised them he noticed a two-headed snake, and Matt admits he stretched the reality a bit of within the spirit of friendship. Final week they’d such a good time teaming up and it gave him the concept to hold their alliance ahead if solely Randy will apologize to New Day.
He is aware of apologies are robust however Orton says he received’t. New Day name that ereptile dysfunction and say they received’t settle for his apology anyway and Matt tries to mediate. Kofi challenges Randy to a match and Orton accepts to Riddle’s chagrin!
On her playground, Alexa Bliss is brushing Lilly’s hair.
Natalya and Tamina be a part of her within the playground and she or he congratulates them. The champs wish to go however Bliss complains she hasn’t gotten to ask the robust questions but, and asks their favourite coloration. Neidhart hesitates earlier than saying pink, and Tamina says black and blue, which can look nice on Alexa’s face if she tries something bizarre.
Bliss says that isn’t good and so they’re fortunate Lilly likes them, particularly how Tamina beat Reginald up final week. Snuka says she’ll swat him once more if he tries to get entangled tonight, Alexa goes off on a tangent about bugs and the champs depart whereas Bliss retains rambling. When she realizes they’ve left, she needs them luck and guarantees they’ll be watching, and we go to interrupt.
Again from business, Asuka will get a bumper for USA’s AAPI United marketing campaign for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Angel Garza vs. Drew Gulak
Gulak proper in with a dropkick, proper arms, overhead exploder suplex, rear chinlock right into a Cobra Twist, choosing the leg, Garza breaks free and hammers him with a headbutt earlier than hip tossing him away! Charging in with a lariat, a slap, one other lariat, inverted slingshot suplex right into a hesitation dropkick! Underhook backbreaker follows it up, off the ropes, facewash!
Angel Garza wins by pinfall with Wing Clipper.
Submit-match, Garza will get a rose from his nook and jams it in Gulak’s mouth.
R-Fact is interviewed backstage whereas Akira Tozawa lurks within the background. He has to remain on a low profile since there’s an open problem for his child tonight. Tozawa crawls down the steps and assaults from behind…
Akira Tozawa wins the 24/7 Championship.
He shouts in regards to the tables having turned and runs off, leaving Fact to shout about being drained.
Randy Orton, flanked by Matt Riddle, makes his entrance to ship us to interrupt.
Again from business, we get the second Eva Marie vignette once more.
Kofi Kingston vs. Randy Orton
Motion spills to the ground virtually instantly with Orton in management, again inside, drawing him up, whip reversed, leapfrog, arm drags from Kingston into a canopy for 2! Hammerlock utilized, grinding the Viper down, arm wringer, Randy pushes him into the nook and rakes his eyes to drive the break! Choking him over the underside rope, following it up with a reverse chinlock to grind him down.
Kofi breaks away and lays in a couple of cross chops, a dropkick, off the ropes, snap scoop powerslam takes him out! Xavier Woods with the trombone-based distraction, Kingston takes benefit…
Kofi Kingston wins by pinfall with a schoolboy pin.
Submit-match, a livid Riddle shoves Woods to the mat and storms out with Orton.
Backstage, the ladies’s tag division is complaining to five-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion Adam Pearce and his assistant Sonya Deville and bickering about who will get to problem the champs subsequent.
Charlotte Aptitude rolls up and Sonya sends the tags packing, claiming they’ve a delicate matter to debate with Aptitude. She calls for a one-on-one match in opposition to Rhea Ripley as a result of technically she didn’t lose final evening. Deville says the choice isn’t solely hers and she or he has to beat Asuka tonight and so they’ll take into account it. Charlotte says that received’t be an issue.
Rhea Ripley rolls up and says she couldn’t care much less about that match and she or he needs a brand new challenger as a result of Aptitude is yesterday’s information. Charlotte says she’s gonna beat Asuka and win the title, and Rhea says she’s gonna watch her match as a result of the Queen would possibly fall.
Natalya and Tamina make their entrance to ship us to interrupt.
Natalya & Tamina (c) vs. Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler (WWE Ladies’s Championship)
Jax freight trains Natalya to begin, hip assault and a fast tag, Baszler with a knee strike for 2! Wrenching at her arm and the warmth section rolls on. Neidhart recovers, discus lariat, no cowl, tag to Tamina! Proper arms, overhead elbows and a physique slam and Baszler tags in. Superkick sends Nia off the turnbuckles, she blocks a kick from Shayna however will get within the Kirifuda Clutch as Alexa Bliss seems on-stage!
A gout of flame shoots out of the ringpost and knocks Reginald off the apron, the champs take benefit…
Natalya & Tamina win by pinfall with a Hart Assault on Shayna Baszler to retain the WWE Ladies’s Tag Staff Championship.
Bizarre ominous laughing performs over the PA.
Commentary hypes up Ricochet vs. Sheamus and we go to interrupt.
Again from business, Sheamus makes his entrance and will get on the mic, ranting about Ricochet placing his soiled filthy paws on his hat and coat.
Ricochet is interviewed in Gorilla and we see footage of the aftermath of their match yesterday the place he did certainly put his soiled filthy paws on Sheamus’ hat and coat. He admits to stealing the hat and coat from the locker room earlier and says sporting them makes him really feel like Ernest “the Cat” Miller and does a nasty Irish accent to prime it off.
Sheamus fees Ricochet throughout his entrance however the One and Solely sidesteps him!
Ricochet vs. Sheamus
Duck a lariat, large forearm, punches within the nook, schoolboy, Sheamus cuts him off and begins laying large proper arms in. Scoop and a slam, Ricky floats over one other and grabs a sleeper maintain! Ramming him again first into the turnbuckles to interrupt it, the Celtic Warrior stalks after him and grabs a grounded armbar, wrenching it in to most torque.
Whip throughout, Ricochet will get a single-knee facebreaker and an enzuigiri to ship Sheamus to the ground, plancha caught and the Celtic Warrior rams him into the publish earlier than tossing him into the timekeeper’s space like a sack of potatoes to ship us to interrupt!
Again from business, Sheamus is in management however Ricochet throws some forearms to the dome. Shoved off, Celtic Warrior with a knee earlier than getting him on the apron for the Beats of the Bodhran, fishhook try however Ricky pries his arms open and throws determined forearms. Off the ropes, caught by the Irish Curse, solely two! Up within the turnbuckles, jockeying for place… SPANISH FLY CAN’T KEEP SHEAMUS DOWN!
Laying chops in, charging forearm, again physique drop to the apron, springboard lariat and Ricochet is fired up! Operating capturing star press… NOPE! Knees up on the moonsault, cowl for 2! Leaping neckbreaker, up prime however Sheamus rolls to the ground! Ricochet reconsiders… diving crossbody to the ground! Again inside, springboard 450 splash… STILL NO!
Fireman’s carry, Sheamus slips out, again elbow on the cost, springboard crossbody countered with a knee… RICOCHET KICKS OUT AT THE ABSOLUTE LAST FRACTION OF A SECOND! Sheamus yells at him to remain down, Ricky slaps him throughout the face, Sheamus fees…
Sheamus wins by pinfall with the Brogue Kick.
Submit-match, Sheamus will get on the mic and talks about how good that victory feels and the way he loves his gold. He warns Bobby Lashley to maintain a watch over his shoulder as a result of he would possibly simply settle for that open problem later tonight.
Backstage, Mace and T-BAR lower a promo.
Bobby Lashley’s title reign has an expiration date, and tonight he pays his debt. Every little thing that lives is designed to finish, and which one among them ends Lashley’s legacy. They flip a coin and say it’s a horrible evening to be Bobby Lashley.
Asuka makes her entrance and we go to interrupt.
Asuka vs. Charlotte Aptitude
Aptitude seeking to stomp a gap in Asuka early, however she dodges, dropkick, hip assault, Charlotte staggered however she blocks the whip. Forearms within the ropes, whip reversed, again elbow lays the Empress out! Legsweep takes Aptitude out on the apron, Asuka spins her round for a hip assault to the dome, again inside, cowl for 2! Charlotte bails on the opposite facet, blocks a kick and takes Asuka’s leg out from underneath her!
Enter Rhea Ripley, as we go to interrupt.
Again from business, Aptitude in management with a reverse chinlock, choking her within the ropes, slugging her with forearms and chops, roll-through boot, solely two! Asuka floats out of a slam, lands a couple of forearms, whip reversed, again elbow blocks the cost, large boot, neckbreaker drop! Buying and selling strikes, Charlotte with the STO backbreaker / reverse STO combo, working neckbreaker, cowl for 2!
Determine 4 headscissors utilized, smashing Asuka’s face into the mat, following it up with a canopy for 2. Asuka with a backslide for 2, buzzsaw roundhouse lays the Queen out, Alarm Clock follows and right into a German suplex! Operating hip assault, bulldog, sliding knee… STILL NO! Aptitude with a again elbow, she runs right into a boot earlier than dropping Asuka with a boot of her personal… NOT ENOUGH!
Elbow into a canopy, nonetheless not sufficient, setting Asuka up prime, she knocks the Queen down, missile dropkick connects for 2! Chest kicks, jockeying over a German, Charlotte off the ropes, Asuka rolls her right into a kneebar in the midst of the ring! Aptitude counters right into a German suplex try however Asuka takes her proper down right into a triangle choke!
Posting on her ft right into a pin, solely two, Asuka refusing to interrupt, Charlotte reverses her right into a Boston Crab! Asuka counters right into a rana pin, solely two, flying armbar into the Asuka Lock however Aptitude makes the ropes! To the ground, placing Asuka face-first into the announce desk, jawing with Rhea Ripley, throwing Asuka again inside, catch the kick, determine 4 blocked, she boots Ripley off the apron, spinning toehold, reversed…
Asuka wins by pinfall with a small package deal.
A distinctly human-looking John Morrison is interviewed backstage.
He says it looks like somebody is choosing at his mind, like he’s lifeless and rotting inside. Miz would possibly by no means be the identical, which is why he’s dedicating tonight’s match to his reminiscence, wherever he’s.
Damian Priest makes his entrance to ship us to interrupt.