“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
WWE Performance Center
April 20, 2020
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A video kicks off the show highlighting what happened between Drew
McIntyre and Seth Rollins last week on Raw. Rollins gave McIntyre
two Stomps at the end of the show.
The Raw video plays, and we go into the arena to hear the music of
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre. Tonight, McIntyre will face Angel Garza
in a non-title match. McIntyre welcomes the television audience to
Monday Night Raw. This is the highlight of his week. Now it’s time
to get down to business. Last week, he was jumped and ambushed. As
the champion, it puts a big bullseye on his back. The champion is
considered the best of the best of the entire industry. Someone once
told him that it’s lonely at the top. That person is a liar. It’s
crowded as hell at the top. Everyone wants to be there and be
That takes him to Seth Rollins. Rollins stomped his head into the
canvas twice last week. McIntyre says he’s champion and Seth wants
to be champion. Does Seth deserve an opportunity? Last week he said
he’d give a shot to anyone who is deserving. McIntyre could make
Seth jump through hoops, but Seth is one of the most decorated
superstars of all time. He’s been in the ring with him. If he’s
going to be the best, he’s got to face the best. McIntyre makes a
challenge for Money in the Bank in three weeks: Seth Rollins vs.
Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship. McIntyre looks directly into
the camera to talk to Rollins.
Angel Garza, Austin Theory, and Zelina Vega interrupt him. McIntyre
calls her the #1 thorn in his ass. Vega says they’re sick of
McIntyre’s “rah-rah” speeches. McIntyre is too focused on Money in
the Bank that he forgot about Angel Garza. All of a sudden, Andrade
blindsides McIntyre. Andrade beats him to the corner, but McIntyre
explodes out with a Claymore Kick! Vega tells Garza and Theory to
get in the ring, but they’re reluctant and stay where they are.
McIntyre starts to countdown before hitting Andrade with a Claymore
Kick over the top rope. Andrade, Garza, Theory, and Vega retreat up
The commentators talk about the Money in the Bank Ladder Matches
taking place in Stamford, Connecticut at the WWE World Headquarters.
The Money in the Bank Qualifying Matches start next.
Zelina Vega will be on commentary for the next match.
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match
Austin Theory vs. Aleister Black
They lock up, but it’s quickly broken up. Theory wrenches the arm,
but Black fights back, picks the leg, and applies a front facelock.
Black wrenches the arm, but Theory gets out and applies a front
facelock. Black counters with a hammerlock and brings him to his
knees. Theory fights up and applies a side headlock before wrenching
the arm. Black quickly picks the leg, but Theory strikes out. Black
hits an arm drag, but Theory shoulder blocks him down. Black goes to
sweep the legs, but Theory jumps over. Theory goes to send him over
the top rope, but Black stays in the ring. Black puts him on the
apron and goes for Black Mass, but Theory jumps off the apron to
avoid it. Black hits a baseball slide. Zelina Vega gets off
commentary to yell at Black. Theory then blindsides Black and sends
him into the barricade.
We come back from the break to see Theory getting the better of
Black. Black soon boots him back and hits a scoop slam. Black rolls
him up for a two count. Black strikes him, but Theory counters and
goes for the ATL. Black lands on his feet and goes for a triangle
choke. Theory powers him up with one-arm and hits a sit-out
powerbomb to quickly break the hold. Theory gets to his feet and
goes for a lift, but his arm is too hurt. Black quickly wrenches the
arm, but Theory takes him down. Theory sends him sternum-first into
the corner, but Black comes back with an inside cradle for a two
Black hits a pair of running elbows before kicking away at him and
hitting a leg sweeper. Black hits a knee strike to the head before
connecting with a springboard moonsault block for a near fall. Black
grabs Theory, but Theory picks the leg. Black quickly kicks him in
the face and goes for a running knee, but Theory hits a superkick.
Theory hits a fisherman’s suplex onto his knee for a near fall.
Theory is frustrated.
Theory sets up for the ATL, but Black elbows out and lands on the
apron. Black punches him back, goes to the top rope, jumps over him,
and hits a knee to the face. Black hits a bridging German Suplex for
a near fall. Black lifts Theory with his foot and goes for Black
Mass, but Theory ducks and elbows him. Theory charges, but Black
absolutely levels him with Black Mass for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Aleister Black
Aleister Black joins Daniel Bryan in the Men’s Money in the Bank
Byron Saxton asks Aleister Black about his game plan for Money in
the Bank. Black says he doesn’t know much about the corporate life,
but he’ll make every floor a personal hell for his opponents.
Shayna Baszler will be in action, next.
Charly Caruso interviews Shayna Baszler while she’s making her
entrance. Caruso asks about what she did to Sarah Logan last week.
Baszler said she didn’t break any rules. She just broke Sarah
Replays are shown of Baszler breaking Logan’s arm.
Shayna Baszler vs. Indi Hartwell
Baszler quickly opens the match with some strikes before hitting a
gutwrench suplex that turns her inside out. Baszler sets up to break
the arm, but Hartwell moves and rolls her up for a one count.
Baszler is absolutely livid. Hartwell boots her back, but Baszler
laughs it off and attacks her before kneeing her in the face.
Baszler then stomps on the arm and breaks it! The referee calls for
Winner by Referee Stoppage: Shayna Baszler
Baszler angrily walks off… but she returns moments later with a
ladder! She sets it up against the steel steps. Baszler grabs
Hartwell and slams her into the barricade before sending her into
the ladder. Baszler then sandwiches the injured arm in the ladder
and hits a running boot to damage the arm further! Hartwell screams
in pain as Baszler psychotically walks away.
Ricochet and Cedric Alexander vs. Shane Thorne and Brendan Vink
Ricochet starts against Brendan Vink. Vink powers Ricochet to the
corner and tags Shane Thorne in. Thorne bleached his hair. Ricochet
boots Thorne back and hits a dropkick. Cedric Alexander tags in and
knees Thorne before Ricochet hits a blockbuster neckbreaker to land
Thorne on Alexander’s knee. Ricochet tags in and hits a slingshot
senton. Ricochet gets dropped on the apron, but Vink pulls him off
and hits a running elbow on the floor. Vink tags in and puts
Ricochet in the ring. Vink takes Ricochet down before going for a
crucifix powerbomb. Ricochet hits a scary counter with a
hurricanrana into the corner.
Alexander tags in and takes Thorne down. Vink charges, but Alexander
dropkicks him in the knees. Alexander puts Thorne on Vink and hits a
twisting neckbreaker. Alexander kicks Vink back and hits Thorne with
a tornado DDT. Ricochet tags in and hits a standing shooting star
press, but Vink breaks up the pin. Ricochet quickly hits a tornado
DDT on Vink. Alexander tags in and kicks Thorne back. Ricochet hits
Thorne with the Recoil. Alexander follows up with the Lumbar Check
for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Ricochet and Cedric Alexander
Charly Caruso is backstage with The Kabuki Warriors. She asks why
Kairi Sane’s rematch with Nia Jax will go any differently than last
week. They’re insulted and shout. Asuka says Kairi Sane is ready for
Bobby Lashley is shown in a gym. Lana reluctantly walks up. Lashley
says when he gets warmed up, he’ll show how easy it is to flip a
tractor trailer tire.
Kairi Sane vs. Nia Jax
They circle the ring before Sane ducks a clothesline and taunts her.
Sane ducks another clothesline and jumps on the back for a sleeper
hold. Jax quickly slams her off, blocks a dropkick, and hits a wild
big swing. Asuka is shown shouting at a TV screen backstage. Jax
throws her by the hair. Sane tries to punch her back, but Jax throws
her across the ring. Jax hits a pair of short-arm clotheslines. Sane
rolls to the apron and tries for a roll-up, but Jax doesn’t budge.
Jax lifts her by the neck with both arms and scarily throws her into
the corner. Sane’s elbow is bleeding. Sane avoids an avalanche and
kicks her in the leg a few times before dropkicking the limb. Jax
quickly grabs her and goes for a military press, but her knee gives
out. Asuka is happy backstage. Sane punches away at Jax and grounds
her with a spinning back fist. Jax is seated in the corner, and Sane
hits a sliding forearm. Sane goes for an InSane Elbow, but Jax
moves. Jax hits a Samoan Drop for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Nia Jax
Footage is shown from last week of Seth Rollins attacking Drew
McIntyre last week with two Stomps.
Seth Rollins is shown from his home. Rollins says McIntyre is a
brave man. Not many men know what it’s like to walk in the shoes of
a champion, but he does. Not many know what it’s like to go into the
main event of WrestleMania and beat Brock Lesnar for the WWE
Championship, but he does. They have a lot in common. McIntyre
commands the respect of their peers and has a deep love and passion
for this industry. Rollins accepts the challenge for the WWE
Championship match at Money in the Bank. The WWE Universe needs a
leader more than ever. As much as they have in common, the
similarities stop there. Rollins is a proven leader and McIntyre
isn’t. Rollins will sacrifice for the greater good and make the
difficult decisions. Rollins will be the light in the darkness. At
Money in the Bank, he’ll take the championship not because he wants
to, but because he has to.
Two more Money in the Bank Qualifying Matches are coming. Coming up
next, Apollo Crews faces MVP.
The Viking Raiders are shown doing a version of Carpool Karaoke.
They love to fight and are here to conquer the tag team division.
They just keep chanting their name over and over.
MVP says he’s seen a lot of superstars rise and fall over the Money
in the Bank briefcase. The briefcase guarantees the winner a title
match of their choosing anytime and anywhere. Aleister Black
qualified and Rey Mysterio will battle Murphy later. MVP will face
Apollo Crews now, but Crews is outmatched. When WWE wanted to make
the Money in the Bank Ladder Match a unique match, they called MVP.
MVP is no stranger to suits, corporate headquarters, and signing big
contracts. MVP forgets Crews’ name. MVP will sign the contract and
become the future.
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match
MVP vs. Apollo Crews
Crews punches MVP back before sending him into the ropes. MVP holds
on, but he soon runs into a pair of dropkicks. MVP rolls to the
apron and looks for a timeout, but Crews forearms him down to the
floor. Crews goes to the apron, but MVP sweeps the feet.
We come back from the break to see MVP applying a camel clutch.
Crews powers up and drives MVP into the corner. MVP quickly explodes
out of the corner and turns Crews inside out with a clothesline for
a near fall. MVP talks some trash and hits some crossfaces. MVP goes
for the Playmaker, but Crews counters with a spinebuster. Crews hits
an avalanche in the corner and punches him down. Crews kicks him in
the midsection and boots him in the head before hitting a
clothesline. Crews hits a powerslam for a near fall. Crews hits a
scoop slam and goes to the top rope for a frog splash, but MVP gets
the knees up. MVP hits the Playmaker and covers, but Crews kicks
out! MVP cannot believe it.
MVP sets up for a BALLIN’ Elbow Drop, but Crews hits a step-up
enzuigiri. Crews hits a military press followed by a standing
moonsault and a standing shooting star press. Crews follows up with
a spin-out powerbomb for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Apollo Crews
Apollo Crews joins Daniel Bryan and Aleister Black in the Men’s
Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
Charly Caruso interviews Ruby Riott about the Riott Squad becoming
so divided. Riott says it was never a squad. She had double shoulder
surgery from carrying Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan on her back.
Logan’s got a broken arm. Morgan will be lucky if Riott doesn’t
break both her arms tonight. Riott will show her just how lonely,
small, and weak she is without her.
Liv Morgan vs. Ruby Riott
They lock up, but Riott soon takes Morgan down. Riott clubs Morgan
and pulls her to her feet by the hair. Morgan fights back and hits a
pair of clotheslines followed by a step-up enzuigiri. Morgan quickly
hits a missile dropkick off the middle rope for a near fall. Morgan
pushes her and talks some trash. Riott blocks a suplex and stomps
the foot. Riott then hits a front suplex on the top rope and hits a
running boot to the face for a near fall. Riott continues to work
her over and kicks her in the face. Riott talks a little trash and
tells her to beg her. Morgan quickly comes back with a flatliner off
the ropes for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Liv Morgan
Bobby Lashley is in the gym and says he’s all warmed up. It takes an
elite athlete to flip one of these tires. Lana looks excited.
Lashley easily flips the tractor trailer tire. Lashley then shows a
much larger tire he’ll flip in a little bit.
Rey Mysterio faces Murphy in a Men’s Money in the Bank Qualifying
In memory of Howard Finkel: 1950-2020.
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match
Rey Mysterio vs. Murphy
The bell rings, and they trade takedowns and counters before getting
into a stalemate. Murphy says, “Not bad for an old man.” They lock
up, and Murphy wrenches the arm before grounding him. Mysterio hits
the ropes, ducks two clotheslines, and hits a head-scissor takeover
into the ropes. Mysterio goes for a 619, but Murphy moves. Mysterio
avoids a pump kick and puts himself through the ropes. Murphy still
attacks. Mysterio gets out of the ring and shouts that there’s a
problem with his finger. Murphy quickly attacks him at ringside and
sends him into the barricade. Murphy gets him in the ring and takes
him down for a two count.
Murphy works on the arm, but Mysterio soon sends him out of the
ring. Murphy counters a baseball slide and goes for a slam, but
Mysterio fights out. Murphy quickly slams the injured hand off the
ramp as we go to commercial.
We come back from the break to see Murphy slamming Mysterio’s arm
off the steel steps. Murphy puts Mysterio’s injured hand on the top
of the ring post and stands on it. Mysterio soon fights him off and
hits a hurricanrana off the steps on the floor!
Mysterio gets Murphy in the ring and kicks him in the head. Mysterio
kicks him back a second time and hits a springboard seated senton
followed by a springboard cross-body block. Mysterio goes for a
whip, but Murphy attacks the hand. Mysterio quickly knocks him into
the ropes and sets up for a 619, but Murphy counters. Mysterio
quickly counters that counter into a DDT for a near fall. Mysterio
gets on the apron and grabs Murphy. Murphy boots Mysterio back and
lifts him up. Mysterio elbows out and lands in the ring. Mysterio
then dropkicks him off the apron into the barricade! Mysterio hits a
baseball slide into a head-scissor takeover into the barricade!
Mysterio puts him in the ring and goes to the top rope for a
cross-body block, but Murphy rolls through and lifts him. Murphy
hits a neckbreaker on the knee and knees him in the face. Murphy
follows up with a brainbuster for a near fall. Murphy is shocked.
Murphy stomps Mysterio’s hand and goes to the top rope. Mysterio
cuts him off, but Murphy fights it. Murphy goes for a sunset flip
powerbomb, but Mysterio kicks him off. Mysterio follows up with a
destroyer! Mysterio catches him with a 619 followed by a top rope
dive for the win!
Winner by Pinfall: Rey Mysterio
Rey Mysterio joins Daniel Bryan, Aleister Black, and Apollo Crews in
the Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match.
It’s official: Drew McIntyre will face Seth Rollins with the WWE
Championship on the line at Money in the Bank.
Charly Caruso is backstage with Angel Garza and Zelina Vega. Caruso
isn’t impressed with Drew McIntyre and warns about Angel Garza.
NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair will be out next.
Charlotte Flair vs. Kayden Carter
Flair quickly lights her up with a big boot and forearms her down.
Flair boots her and goes for another, but Carter moves. Carter takes
her down for a one count. Carter follows up with a crucifix pin for
a near fall. Carter goes for a submission, but Flair fights up.
Carter takes her back down and applies an octopus stretch. Flair
gets up and snaps her off the ropes. Flair follows up with a spear
and saunters around the ring. Flair then applies the Figure Eight
for the win.
Winner by Submission: Charlotte Flair
Drew McIntyre will face Angel Garza later tonight.
Bobby Lashley is shown in the gym next to the monster truck tire.
Lashley fails to flip it twice, but gets it on the third time. Lana
Footage is shown of Andrade blindsiding Drew McIntyre earlier only
for McIntyre to take him out.
United States Champion Andrade makes his way to the ring with Zelina
Vega. Andrade will be in action, next.
Andrade w/ Zelina Vega vs. Akira Tozawa
Tozawa punches away at Andrade, but Andrade takes him down. Tozawa
quickly comes back and takes him down before hitting a knee strike
for a two count. Tozawa attacks before having a whip reversed.
Tozawa quickly comes back with a hurricanrana to send him out of the
ring. Andrade gets on the apron, so Tozawa big boots him off. Tozawa
follows up with a running senton to the floor!
Tozawa gets him in the ring and goes to the top rope for a missile
dropkick to pick up a near fall. Andrade gets out of the ring to
recover. Vega distracts Tozawa, and Andrade attacks him. Andrade
gets him in the ring and stomps him. Andrade wrenches the arm and
goes for a back suplex, but Tozawa flips through and applies an
octopus stretch. Andrade pulls himself to the ropes. Andrade floors
him with a vicious back elbow. Tozawa takes him down and punches him
in the face. Tozawa hits the ropes, but Andrade dropkicks him down.
Andrade shouts, but Tozawa rolls him up for a near fall. Tozawa
catches two more roll-ups for near falls. Tozawa hits a superkick
and goes to the top rope, but Andrade sweeps the feet. Andrade
drapes him off the top rope with a Hammerlock DDT for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Andrade
Raw Tag Team Champions The Street Profits make their entrance.
The Street Profits introduce Bianca Belair. They’ll be on commentary
for hte next match.
Bianca Belair vs. Santana Garrett
Belair immediately gets the better of Garrett and slams her around.
The Street Profits are losing their minds with every move. Belair
squats three times while doing a delayed vertical suplex. Garrett
makes a mini-comeback, but Belair kicks out of a cross-body block at
one. Belair slams her off the turnbuckles and follows up with the
KOD for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Bianca Belair
The Street Profits wildly celebrate in the ring with Belair.
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre faces Angel Garza, next.
Angel Garza w/ Andrade, Austin Theory, and Zelina Vega vs. Drew
The bell rings, and Garza quickly jumps him. McIntyre quickly chop
blocks the leg and viciously chops the chest. Garza elbows him back,
but McIntyre comes back with a wildly belly-to-belly overhead
suplex. McIntyre clubs him outside the ring and drops him on the
barricade. McIntyre chops the chest twice before putting him in the
ring. Andrade tries to send McIntyre into the ring post, but
McIntyre puts the brakes on. Garza goes for a suicide dive, but
McIntyre catches him and sends him over the steps. Garza tries to
jump off the steps, but McIntyre hits a Glasgow Kiss. Andrade hides
behind Zelina Vega. Austin Theory tries to attack, but he’s taken
Garza quickly attacks McIntyre and sends him into the ring post.
Garza goes to the top rope and hits a missile dropkick for a one
count. Garza attacks the leg and applies a single leg crab. McIntyre
fights up and sends him into the ropes, but he lowers his head and
eats a kick. McIntyre comes back with a clothesline and a back
elbow. McIntyre follows up with a big boot and goes to the top rope.
McIntyre hits a diving axe handle before kipping up. McIntyre sets
up for a Claymore Kick, but Garza tries to leave the ring. McIntyre
grabs him, but he accidentally rips Garza’s pants off instead.
McIntyre hits Andrade, Theory, and Garza with a summersault senton!
McIntyre knocks Andrade over the barricade and hits Theory with a
In the ring, McIntyre attacks Garza. McIntyre goes for an inverted
Alabama Slam, but Garza counters into a roll-up. McIntyre
immediately gets out and hits a Claymore Kick for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: WWE Champion Drew McIntyre
Drew McIntyre celebrates and goes over to commentary. McIntyre asks
Byron Saxton if he should give Angel Garza another kick. McIntyre
goes back to the ring and hits Garza with another Claymore Kick!
Theory stumbles into the ring and eats a Claymore Kick as well.
McIntyre happily poses as the show comes to an end.