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Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair challenge the Kabuki Warriors for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship. Seth Rollins addresses the NXT takeover.
After NXT declared war against Friday Night SmackDown, the black-and-gold brand brought the fight to Monday Night Raw, where Seth Rollins challenged Adam Cole for the NXT Championship. The instant classic was interrupted, however, when The Undisputed ERA attacked The Architect, leading to an all-out brawl between the brands just three weeks before Survivor Series. Also on Raw, Rey Mysterio challenged Brock Lesnar to a WWE Championship Match, and Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch met NXT Women’s Champion Shayna Baszler face-to-face.
Following a strong showing by Friday Night SmackDown, Raw wasted no time looking to assert its dominance during Night 2 of the WWE Draft, with first overall pick and Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch defeating Charlotte Flair to secure the evening’s first overall pick for Team Red.
WWE Security and Superstars had to break up a battle of behemoths, Rusev snapped and more on the final Raw before the WWE Draft starts on Friday Night SmackDown.
Shane McMahon’s attempt to resolve Kevin Owens’ lawsuit resulted in KO challenging Shane-O-Mac to a high-stakes Ladder Match with each of their WWE futures on the line. Elsewhere, Roman Reigns & Daniel Bryan came together in their attempts to vanquish Erick Rowan & Luke Harper.
"The Fiend" came calling again, Rey Mysterio defies the odds to secure massive title match on Raw's season premiere, a new 24/7 Champion is crowned and more.
The peasants are revolting! Or at least one of them is, and he was dealt with accordingly. Chad Gable, who lost in the King of the Ring tournament to the newly-crowned King Corbin just last week, has been waging a sustained, one-man rebellion against His Grace ever since — an insurgency that provoked a brutal, if slightly desperate, statement from the king during a rematch of the tournament final on Raw.
Things took a dark turn when both The Demon Kane and The Fiend emerged after Universal Champion Seth Rollins clashed with Raw Tag Team Champion Robert Roode.
After Cedric Alexander pinned United States Champion AJ Styles in the final moments of a truly chaotic 10-Man Tag Team Match, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin celebrated with the winning team of Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman, The Viking Raiders and Alexander. Earlier, Charlotte Flair sealed a win for her and Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch in a battle of the Four Horsewomen and Baron Corbin booked a trip to the final match of the King of the Ring tournament.
Following the first-ever Women's Champions Showcase, SmackDown Women's Champion Bayley sided with long-time friend Sasha Banks and shockingly attacked Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch.