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WWE RAW Results – April 26th 2021

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Keep up with all of tonight’s WWE RAW results as the show emanates from the WWE ThunderDome inside the Yuengling Center in Tampa, Florida with WrestleMania Backlash set to take place in two weeks!

Check out the results from last week’s RAW!

The results from this week’s show were as follows:

  • Braun Strowman defeated T-BAR & MACE via Disqualification (2:55)
  • T-BAR & MACE defeated Braun Strowman & Drew McIntyre via Countout (4:17)
  • Damian Priest & The New Day defeated The Miz, Elias & Jaxson Ryker via Pinfall (16:50)
  • Randy Orton & Riddle defeated Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander via Pinfall (5:35)
  • Rhea Ripley, Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler defeated Asuka, Naomi & Lana via Pinfall (11:35)
  • Charlotte Flair defeated Mandy Rose via Pinfall (4:20)
  • Braun Strowman defeated Drew McIntyre via Pinfall to add himself to the WWE Championship Match at WrestleMania Backlash (13:20)

Braun Strowman vs T-BAR & MACE

  • We see a recap of McIntyre & Strowman vs T-BAR & MACE last week before the latter make their entrance, still unmasked. Backstage, we see Braun asking Drew for thanks after he saved the Scotsman from a beatdown. McIntyre disagrees and Strowman says he’ll beat both the former RETRIBUTION members alone.
  • Braun comes out to the ring and announces that this will now be a two-on-one handicap. Strowman dominates over T-BAR early and even knocks MACE off the apron before the numbers game overwhelmed Strowman.
  • T-BAR and MACE stomp Strowman in the corner, causing a DQ after the two ignored the referee’s count. Drew comes out to make the save and throws both men out the ring before asking Braun for some thanks of his own.

Winner: Braun Strowman via Disqualification in 2:55

Drew McIntyre & Braun Strowman vs T-BAR & MACE

  • During the commercial break, the originally advertised tag match is started with McIntyre dominating early on – hitting the Glasgow Kiss for a near-fall before MACE tags in and takes control. MACE hits a Boss Man Slam for a near-fall of his own before Braun Strowman tags in.
  • Strowman dominates over T-BAR before McIntyre tags back in and hits the Future Shock and goes into a cover, which MACE breaks up. The two take their opponents to the outside and Drew goes for a clothesline on MACE, but he dodges and Drew hits Strowman.
  • T-BAR takes advantage, whipping Drew into the barricade before returning to the ring for a count-out victory. After the match, Braun hits a Running Powerslam on Drew and leaves him in the ring.
  • After a commercial break, Drew confront Adam Pearce backstage and says he wants to face Braun in a match later tonight. Pearce says he can do that and Drew walks away.

Winners: T-BAR & MACE via Countout in 4:17

Damian Priest & The New Day vs The Miz, Elias & Jaxson Ryker

  • The Miz puts over his new WWE 24 and the brand-new Miz & Mrs episode after RAW before handing it over to Elias to introduce himself. Miz says they’re here to honour Bad Bunny for selling out his tour in seconds… all because of them rubbing off their star-power on him.
  • The foursome reveal they are going to present a concert before Elias compares The New Day to a “junior high class band”. They all start singing at once before the lights go out to interrupt them and Damian Priest makes his entrance. Damian reminds Miz he lost to Bad Bunny at WrestleMania before The New Day comes out with a ‘surprise’.
  • Priest, Woods and Kingston start throwing rotten tomatoes at foursome before we cut to commercial. We cut back to the match starting off with Elias and Woods tagged in. Elias stuns Woods early on with an elbow strike before tagging in Ryker, leading to a barrage of the heels focusing on Woods to isolate him from his partners.
  • Ryker gets a one-count off a body slam before Elias tags in and Woods starts building momentum. He hits a spinning elbow strike for a one-count before tagging in Kofi who hits a double bulldog with Woods for another one-count.
  • New Day focus on Miz and continually get two-counts before he eventually tags out to Ryker as Kingston tags in Priest. Priest knocks all the opposing team off the apron before tagging in Kingston who hits a flying crossbody for a two-count.
  • The heels manage to isolate Kingston from his team on the outside as we cut to commercial. We cut back to the illegal heels attacking Kofi behind the referee’s back as they continually tag in and out whilst obtaining closer and closer near-falls. Kofi eventually creates an opening with an SOS on The Miz before tagging in Priest.
  • Priest hits a diving spinning kick for a near-fall and tags in Woods, who goes for a diving elbow but Elias counters with a flying knee for a near-fall of his own. Woods tags in nd manages to roll-up Ryker to pick up the win.

Winner: Damian Priest & The New Day via Pinfall in 16:50

Sonya Deville Lifts Charlotte Flair’s Suspension

  • Before the commercial break, we see Sonya Deville secretly let Charlotte Flair into the building through a fire exit. After the break, we cut to Sonya in the ring who introduces Charlotte. Sonya explains that Eddie Orgeno, the referee for Charlotte’s match last week, is also here before we see footage of Charlotte’s attack which got her suspended.
  • Sonya says Pearce’s decision was rushed and asks Charlotte to give her side of the story. Charlotte says she’s reflected on her attack and apologises to WWE management, fans and Eddie for her actions. Eddie accepts her apology and Sonya lifts her suspension.
  • Charlotte forces Eddie to apologise to her for his mistake last week before Sonya announces Charlotte will return to in-ring action later tonight.
  • Backstage, Pearce argues with Sonya and says he doesn’t believe Sonya’s story that she tried to find him before the show to go over the decision with him.

Braun Strowman Sets Up Major WrestleMania Backlash Implications For The Main Event

  • Strowman reminds Pearce that he was not pinned in the number one contenders’ WWE Championship match and suggests that if he beats Drew tonight, he gets added to the WWE Championship match at WrestleMania Backlash

Sheamus’ Open Challenge

  • We see the highlights from last week of Sheamus beating up Humberto Carrillo. Sheamus says he’s proved that he’s a fighting champion because he proved Humberto couldn’t stand up to him in the ring, so he didn’t even let the bell ring.
  • Sheamus calls outs anyone in the roster to take up his open challenge but clarifies the title isn’t on the line. Humberto Carrillo answers once again and Sheamus berates him for answering again before hitting him with a cheap shot followed up by a brutal beatdown of stomps.
  • Carillo fights back with a flurry of blows before hitting a tope suicida to knock the champion over the announce table.

Bobby Lashley Addresses His WrestleMania Backlash Defence

  • Lashley says he commanded respect after defeating Drew McIntyre at WrestleMania but Drew keeps coming back like an annoying piece of bubblegum. MVP says that the triple threat match is disrespectful to Lashley and that WWE need to consult the WWE Champion about any development surrounding the title.
  • MVP says the triple threat could also cause Lashley to lose without even being involved in the occasion. Lashley follows up by saying he’ll have a close eye on the main event tonight and regardless, he’ll walk out of WrestleMania Backlash as WWE Champion.

The RK-Bro Unites

  • Riddle says he’s feeling great after beating Orton last week before Randy interrupts. Orton says Riddle earnt his respect last week and that he’d be interested in making Riddle’s idea of the RK-Bro team a reality. He says he’s pulled so strings to get a tag match with himself and Riddle teaming together tonight to see how everything goes.

Randy Orton & Riddle vs Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander

  • Riddle and Alexander start the match out with Riddle immediately dominating with a gutwrench suplexes from the outset. Alexander manages to gain the upper hand with a dragon screw leg whip to Riddle before Benjamin tags in and continues the focus on Riddle’s left knee.
  • They continually tag in and out and keep Riddle in their corner, isolating him from Orton. Riddle eventually creates an opening with a bicycle knee strike before tagging in Orton who clears house. Orton hits the snap powerslam before setting up for the RKO, countering a dive from Alexander with it in mid-air.
  • Orton sets up the spike DDT and tags in Riddle, who hits the Floated Bro to pick up the win.

Winner: Randy Orton & Riddle via Pinfall in 5:35

Asuka, Lana & Naomi vs Rhea Ripley, Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler

  • Baszler and Asuka start the match out but Rhea Ripley quickly tags into get revenge on Asuka. Naomi and then Lana tag in who gets a two-count with a roll-up on the RAW Women’s Champion. Ripley responds with a vertical suplex for a two-count of her own.
  • Soon, Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke make their way down to the ring and throw a pail of water over Baszler. Nia tries to assault the duo but slips on the water as we cut to commercial. We cut back to Baszler continuing to Lana taking down Baszler long enough to tag in Asuka.
  • Asuka takes down Baszler and Jax when she tags in. Naomi tags in a hits a flying crossbody for a two-count. She hits several more on Nia but can’t take her off her feet, eventually taking her down with a scissors hold drive for another two-count.
  • Ripley tags in and hits a reverse facebuster, the cover of which is broken up by Naomi. She tries for a second but Naomi escapes and tags in Lana. Ripley hits the Riptide on Naomi takes advantage of the confusion to hit a flying crossbody for a two-count.
  • Ripley stuns Lana with a roundhouse kick and hits the Riptide. She tags in Nia who hits the Leg Drop to pick up the win.
  • After a commercial, we see Sonya confronting Mandy and Dana about the water bucket incident during the match. Sonya says she’s handpicking Mandy as Charlotte’s opponent for her return tonight.

Winners: Nia Jax, Shayna Baszler & Rhea Ripley via Pinfall in 11:35

Alexa’s Playground Returns

  • Alexa says that Lilly is her best friend and mentor but everyone at home can have their own Lilly by thinking dark twisted thoughts and chanting “Lilly, Lilly, Lilly”. She shows us some peaceful stock footage before Lilly jumpscares us. Alexa says not to blame her for what happens next, because Lilly made her do it.

Charlotte Flair vs Mandy Rose

  • Charlotte takes control early on with a hair whip followed up by a cover with the feet on the rope following a clothesline for a two-count. Mandy manages to build some stream, hitting a missile dropkick for a two-count before Charlotte nearly runs into the referee off a whip.
  • Charlotte hits a big boot on Rose for a two-count and Charlotte argues that it was a three, allowing Mandy to get close near-falls of a roll-up and a clothesline. Charlotte takes the win with Natural Selection.

Winner: Charlotte Flair via Pinfall in 4:20

Drew McIntyre vs Braun Strowman – If Braun wins, he’s added the WWE Championship match at WrestleMania Backlash

  • Neither man gains the advantage early on with Drew unable to take Braun off his feet. Drew eventually focuses on Braun’s left foot to limit ‘The Monster’s mobility before going to the top, but Strowman throws him down and whips him to the outside. Lashley makes his way to ringside as we cut to commercial.
  • We cut back to Strowman dominating over McIntyre, whipping him from one corner to the other. McIntyre attempts a sleeper hold but Braun fights out by driving McIntyre into the corner but McIntyre manages to execute a belly-to-belly suplex to create some separation.
  • MVP gets up at ringside and starts motivating Drew, causing him to attempt a Claymore but Braun counters into a powerbomb but Drew kicks out at two. Drew manages to stun Strowman with a Glasgow Kiss before hitting a spinebuster for a near-fall.
  • Drew attempts the Future Shock but Braun fights out of it, carrying Drew onto the top rope and hitting a superplex. Braun hits the Sledgehammer strike on McIntyre before attempting the Running Powerslam. MVP and Bobby distracts Braun, allowing Drew to hit the Future Shock.
  • Drew tries for the Claymore for a third time but T-BAR and MACE distract McIntyre, allowing Strowman to finally hit the Running Powerslam and pick up the win.

Winner: Braun Strowman via Pinfall in 13:20