Tonight’s WWE RAW opens up on the USA Network with a graphic in memory of referee Tim White, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 68. We cut to the usual opening video. We’re now LIVE from the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska as Jimmy Smith welcomes us. He’s joined at ringside by Corey Graves and Byron Saxton.
We go right to the ring and out comes RAW Women’s Champion Bianca Belair spinning her hair as fans cheer her on. The announcers hype tonight’s RAW line-up and how Brock Lesnar returned to confront Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns on SmackDown following Reigns’ win over Riddle.
Belair takes the mic and welcomes us to the freshest show on TV. She says as a fighting champion, she was looking forward to defending against Rhea Ripley at Money in the Bank. Belair says she hates to be the one to break this news, but Ripley will not be medically cleared to compete, so their match isn’t happening… yet. Belair goes on about how she will be waiting and ready when Ripley is cleared. Belair announces Liv Morgan, Alexa Bliss, Carmella, Asuka and Becky Lynch will battle in a Fatal … Read More