2016 episodes

S2016 EP1231
Raw Recap: December 26, 2016
Roman Reigns was forced to defend his United States Title against WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens on Raw, and Chris Jericho’s presence at ringside certainly seemed to tip the scales in favor of The Prizefighter. Could The Big Dog leave Chicago with the star-spangled prize slung over his shoulder?
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Raw Recap: December 19, 2016
The Abominable Strowman ended Raw’s blockbuster tag team main event pitting U.S. Champion Roman Reigns & Seth Rollins against WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens & Chris Jericho in destructive fashion, mercilessly laying out The Big Dog and The Architect. Did The Monster Among Men just irrevocably alter the Team Red landscape?
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Raw Recap: December 12, 2016
After surviving two Triple Threat Matches and outlasting four elite tag teams, The New Day remain Raw Tag Team Champions, and are now officially on the brink of becoming the longest-reigning tag team titleholders in WWE history.
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Raw Recap: December 5, 2016
After Charlotte Flair seemingly poured her heart out to the WWE Universe and apologized for how she’s treated her father, Ric Flair, The Queen dazed The Nature Boy with a stinging slap across the face. Find out what led to the callous act of disrespect, and what newly crowned Raw Women’s Champion Sasha Banks — who dedicated her victory last week to The Nature Boy — did in response, just 13 days before their 30-Minute Iron Man Match at Roadblock: End of the Line.
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Raw Recap: November 28, 2016
In a brutal Falls Count Anywhere Match waged all over the arena, Sasha Banks ultimately overcame Charlotte Flair to become a three-time Raw Women’s Champion in “The Queen’s” namesake city and birthplace, Charlotte, N.C. Get all the details on what might go down as one of the most incredible Raw main events of all time.
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Raw Recap: November 21, 2016
Chris Jericho might have been banned from ringside during Raw’s No Disqualification WWE Universal Championship Match main event, but he still managed to ambush Seth Rollins and help Kevin Owens retain Team Red’s greatest prize. Also on Raw, Goldberg made a jaw-dropping announcement that could put the WCW icon in line for a World Title Match at WrestleMania.
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Raw Recap: November 14, 2016
After Paul Heyman disrespected Goldberg’s family, the WCW icon showed Brock Lesnar what awaits this Sunday at Survivor Series when he annihilated multiple security guards as The Beast Incarnate looked on. Will Goldberg display the same ferocity during his anticipated Mega Match with The Conqueror? Plus, find out what happened when SmackDown LIVE paid Team Red a pre-Survivor Series visit.
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Raw Recap: November 7, 2016
Stephanie McMahon ordered WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens, U.S. Champion Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Chris Jericho and Braun Strowman to vent their frustrations with one another in Raw’s Fatal 5-Way Match main event. However, after the brutality they unleashed on their Team Red comrades, it’s unlikely these five Superstars will be able to see eye-to-eye in less than two weeks at Survivor Series. How can this tumultuous team unite against SmackDown LIVE?
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Raw Recap: October 31, 2016
Although they’re hardly best friends, U.S. Champion Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins shared common enemies after Raw’s main event, when The Architect saved The Big Dog from a two-on-one attack at the hands of WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho. What lies ahead for the former Shield brothers?
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Raw Recap: October 24, 2016
Seth Rollins might have pinned both Chris Jericho and WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens in Raw’s Triple Threat Match main event, but The Architect had little reason to celebrate after a post-match brawl with The Prizefighter culminated in a painful powerbomb onto the side of the ring. Can Rollins recover in time to stand a chance against Owens inside Hell in a Cell this Sunday?
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Raw Recap: October 17, 2016
Appearing in a WWE ring for the first time in 12 years, Goldberg agreed to come out of retirement to fight The Beast Incarnate, one-on-one. How will Lesnar respond when he appears live on Raw next Monday night?
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Raw Recap: October 10, 2016
Find out how Seth Rollins prevented Chris Jericho from entering the WWE Universal Championship Hell in a Cell Match in three weeks, and what Paul Heyman said to bring Goldberg back to Raw for the first time in 12 years.
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Raw Recap: October 3, 2016
They say behind every great man is a great woman. And we have known for some time that Lana is the mastermind behind Rusev’s dominance. So it was no surprise that The Ravishing Russian took some family business into her own hands on Raw by demanding Roman Reigns give The Super Athlete a United States Title rematch off the heels of last week’s chaotic non-conclusion.
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Raw Recap: September 26, 2016
Moments after an injured Seth Rollins was ejected from the arena by Raw General Manager Mick Foley, WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho found themselves face-to-face with Enzo Amore & Big Cass, who attempted to silence Jeri-KO.
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Raw Recap: September 19, 2016
In a perilous Raw main event, Roman Reigns collided with WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens inside a steel cage, leaving both Superstars worse for wear six nights before WWE Clash of Champions.
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Raw Recap: September 12, 2016
After Seth Rollins interfered in Raw’s main event, where Roman Reigns battled Kevin Owens for the chance to be added to Clash of Champions’ huge WWE Universal Championship Match, Raw General Manager Mick Foley restarted the bout.
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Raw Recap: September 5, 2016
What began as a coronation for newly minted WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens ended in utter chaos for The Prizefighter, who must defend his title against Seth Rollins on Sept. 25 at Clash of Champions.
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Raw Recap: August 29, 2016
Triple H resurfaced on Raw to dramatically alter the complexion of its Fatal 4-Way Elimination Match main event, attacking both Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins to pave the way for a Kevin Owens WWE Universal Championship victory! Why did The Game choose The Prizefighter to be the new standard-bearer for Team Red?
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Raw Recap: August 22, 2016
Newly crowned WWE Universal Champion Finn Bálor relinquished his title on Raw, one night after he was injured while battling Seth Rollins for Team Red's flagship prize at SummerSlam.
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Raw Recap: August 15, 2016
The Architect’s search for The Demon King ended in horrifying fashion on Raw, when Finn Bálor’s otherworldly alter ego emerged on Raw to confront his WWE Universal Championship opponent. Does Seth Rollins know what he’s getting into this Sunday at SummerSlam?
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Raw Recap: August 8, 2016
After crashing Rusev and Lana’s post-wedding “celebration” with the WWE Universe on Raw, Roman Reigns targeted the United States Champion once again with a powerful Spear at the end of the night. Will The Bulgarian Brute lose his coveted title at SummerSlam, mere weeks after tying the knot with The Ravishing Russian?
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Raw Recap: August 1, 2016
After Paul Heyman celebrated the “politically incorrect” form of entertainment Brock Lesnar will bring to his SummerSlam bout with Randy Orton in three weeks, SmackDown Live Superstar Randy Orton stormed the ring and laid out The Beast Incarnate with a well-timed RKO! What repercussions await The Viper following this attack?
S2016 EP1209
Raw Recap: July 25, 2016
After two grueling Fatal 4-Way Matches set the stage for an intense Raw main event clash between Finn Bálor and Roman Reigns, it was the athletic Irishman who put away The Big Dog, earning the right to face Seth Rollins for the newly created WWE Universal Champion at SummerSlam. Find out how Reigns congratulated Bálor after the bout, four weeks before The Biggest Event of the Summer.
S2016 EP1208
Raw Recap: July 18, 2016
Dean Ambrose defended his WWE Championship against Seth Rollins in Raw's main event, but he wasn't holding the title when Raw went off the air. Find out what transpired after the broadcast on WWE Network, one night before new Raw and SmackDown Live General Managers Mick Foley and Daniel Bryan make history in the 2016 WWE Brand Extension Draft.
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Raw Recap: July 11, 2016
Chairman Mr. McMahon changed the future of WWE by revealing the Commissioners of Raw and SmackDown Live, and promptly tasked them with hiring new General Managers for both brands. Also, a huge upset in Raw's Battle Royal determined the No. 1 contender for the Intercontinental Title, and The New Day got a frightening wake-up call when they ventured into the Wyatt Compound.
S2016 EP1206
Raw Recap: July 4, 2016
Team U.S.A. clashed with The Multinational Alliance in Raw’s blockbuster Fourth of July main event. After a hard-fought bout, it was the endlessly determined Zack Ryder who picked up the big win for Old Glory. Find out how Long Island Iced-Z pulled it off.
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Raw Recap: June 27, 2016
After WWE Champion Dean Ambrose defeated AJ Styles in Raw’s main event to keep the WWE Title bout at WWE Battleground a Triple Threat Match, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson annihilated Cena with a Magic Killer on the stage while The Architect laid out The Lunatic Fringe with two Pedigrees.
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Raw Recap: June 20, 2016
After Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins’ Raw main event bout to determine WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dean Ambrose’s next challenger ended in a double count-out, The Lunatic Fringe revealed that he’d be willing to defend his title against both of his former Shield allies.
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Raw Recap: June 13, 2016
Live on Raw, John Cena presented AJ Styles with two separate contracts for their anticipated bout at WWE Money in the Bank: on one, The Phenomenal One could be accompanied to the ring by Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson, while the other stipulated that Styles' allies in The Club would be barred from ringside. Which did he choose?
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Raw Recap: June 6, 2016
By brutalizing Xavier Woods before the bell, AJ Styles transformed what was originally a six-man main event into a 2-on-3 battle pitting Kofi Kingston & Big E against all three members of The Club!
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Raw Recap: May 30, 2016
After John Cena gave an impassioned Memorial Day address and gave his thoughts on the influx of new talent in WWE, AJ Styles welcomed the Cenation leader back to WWE before shockingly helping Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson lay out the 15-time World Champion.
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Raw Recap: May 23, 2016
Kevin Owens, Dean Ambrose, Cesaro, Sami Zayn, and Chris Jericho qualified for this year’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match, where they’ll battle for the opportunity to cash in for a WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match at the time and place of their choosing.
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Raw Recap: May 16, 2016
After The Usos defeated Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson in tag team action, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns and AJ Styles entered the fray, but The Phenomenal One stood triumphantly after laying out The Big Dog with a steel chair. Was this a sign of what the WWE Universe can expect at Extreme Rules?
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Raw Recap: April 25, 2016
In the aftermath of Raw’s main event bout pitting WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns against Alberto Del Rio, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson played the numbers game against The Big Dog — a game that became more difficult for Reigns when AJ Styles hit the ring.
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Raw Recap: April 18, 2016
In a hard-hitting Raw main event made by temporary Raw showrunner Shane McMahon, Dean Ambrose and Kevin Owens brought each other to the brink, but it was Chris Jericho who would have reason to celebrate as WWE’s flagship show went off the air.
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Raw Recap: April 11, 2016
Per Shane McMahon, who ran Raw for the second straight week thanks to the WWE Universe’s support on social media, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns teamed up with longtime nemesis Bray Wyatt to battle Sheamus & Alberto Del Rio in a never-before-seen main event.
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Raw Recap: April 4, 2016
Shane McMahon was given the keys to Raw for a night and did not disappoint, creating a thrilling Fatal 4-Way main event between AJ Styles, Chris Jericho, Kevin Owens and the returning Cesaro to determine the No. 1 contender to WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns.
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Raw Recap: March 28, 2016
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H talked a big game on the final Raw before WrestleMania, but Roman Reigns was ready for a fight, sparking a brawl with his Show of Shows opponent that required nearly the entire roster to restore the peace. Does The Big Dog have The Cerebral Assassin running scared before they square off on The Grandest Stage of Them All? Also on Raw, Shane McMahon performed an awe-inspiring feat that grounded The Undertaker ... but not for long.
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Raw Recap: March 21, 2016
To ensure that The Undertaker defeats Shane McMahon inside Hell in a Cell at WrestleMania, Mr. McMahon decreed on Raw that if The Deadman is unsuccessful against WWE's prodigal son, this will be his last appearance on The Grandest Stage of Them All! Also on Raw, Dean Ambrose went berserk against The Wyatt Family and Roman Reigns gave WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H some serious car trouble.
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Raw Recap: March 14, 2016
Triple H escaped with the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, but as he walks into Pittsburgh with the ultimate prize, what message will he have for his WrestleMania opponent Roman Reigns? And how will Dean Ambrose respond to coming up short at WWE Roadblock?
S2016 EPWWE Raw
Raw Recap: March 7, 2016
As Shane McMahon responded to his father planning to “disown” him after WrestleMania, The Undertaker emerged to deliver a stern message to WWE’s prodigal son … or did he? Find out about the cruel joke Mr. McMahon masterminded to psyche out his son, and what The Boy Wonder did to The Chairman's security when they attempted to remove him from the building.
S2016 EPWWE Raw
Raw Recap: February 29, 2016
Mr. McMahon might have considered The Undertaker to be his own personal "force of nature" against his son Shane at WrestleMania, but The Deadman follows no man … not even The Chairman. Get all the details on The Phenom’s unsettling message to the McMahon family, and how Mr. McMahon changed the landscape of The Show of Shows’ high-stakes Hell in a Cell Match.
S2016 EPWWE Raw
Raw Recap: January 11, 2016
It’s been on the T-shirt for some time now, and Roman Reigns put his money where his merch was by surviving the Mr. McMahon-coined “One vs. All” main event of Raw