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Best and Worst Segments from WWE Raw feat. Reigns and Strowman

WWE Raw featuring The Miz

With Dean Ambrose announcing that Kurt Angle assigned him as the Acting General Manager and Miz announcing that Stephanie appointed him, co-acting General Manager for WWE Raw, we rate each segment in a range between +5 to -5.

  1. Braun Strowman Return: +1

Braun Strowman returned to the WWE ring for the first time after Payback, and said that as long as Roman can walk he is not finished with him. He also announced that after he was done with Roman he would take on Brock.

He was interrupted by Kalisto, and Dean made a match between the injured monster and Kalisto.

Roman Reigns attacks Braun Strowman: Raw, May 8, 2017

Although Braun Strowman was scheduled to battle Kalisto, he instead finds himself face-to-face with the returning Roman Reigns. #RAW More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Miz vs Finn Balor: +2

The Miz and Balor had a good match, with Balor dominating, until Miz decided as General Manager to call the match off on a technicality. Dean restarted the match banning Maryse from ringside, and Finn picked up the win over Miz.

Finn Bálor vs. The Miz: Raw, May 8, 2017

The charismatic Irishman takes on The A-Lister in an exciting opening contest on Raw. #RAW More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Alexa Bliss vs Mickey James: +2

Alexa Bliss took advantage of the distraction provided by Nia Jax and picked up the win over Mickey. Nia Jax after the match attacked James and destroyed her physically.

Mickie James vs. Alexa Bliss: Raw, May 8, 2017

Mickie James and Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss continue their rivalry on Team Red. #RAW More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Kalisto vs Braun Strowman: +2

Braun refused to take part in the match, but hit him with a cheap shot. Roman came out to interfere and hit him with three Superman Punches and then attacked him with a Steel Chair. Roman must have injured Strowman’s arm.

Roman Reigns attacks Braun Strowman: Raw, May 8, 2017

Although Braun Strowman was scheduled to battle Kalisto, he instead finds himself face-to-face with the returning Roman Reigns. #RAW More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Tag Team Turmoil Match [Number One Contender Match]: +3

Cesaro and Sheamus at first faced Enzo and Cass. They succeeded in isolating Enzo and not letting Cass come in. Cesaro locked Enzo in a Sharpshooter, where Enzo tapped out.

The next ones in were Rhyno and Slater, who were ambushed by Sheamus and Cesaro on the outside. They isolated Slater and started taking him out. Sheamus hit Slater with a Brogue Kick and pinned Slater.

Sheamus and Cesaro next took on Gallows and Anderson. That went on for a while with Sheamus hitting Anderson with the White Noise. Sheamus and Cesaro went on to win the match with the Brogue Kick.

The Golden Truth came out next and they put up a good show, with R-Truth and Goldust both almost picking up the wins, but falling just short as after kicking out of an amazing Scissors Kick, Cesaro rolled up R-Truth for the win.

After the match, Cesaro and Sheamus beat up Golden Truth till the Hardy Boys came out and chased them away.

No. 1 Contenders’ Tag Team Turmoil Match: Raw, May 8, 2017

Five elite Team Red tandems battle for the right to challenge Raw Tag Team Champions The Hardy Boyz. #TagTeamTurmoil More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Samoa Joe vs Seth Rollins: -3

The match ended in a disqualification as Joe kept hitting Rollins with the exposed turnbuckle. The rivalry is far from over but this rivalry is more than stale.

Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe: Raw, May 8, 2017

Following their backstage brawl, The Kingslayer and The Samoan Submission Machine go one-on-one. #RAW More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. TJP vs Jack Gallagher: -2

TJP beat Jack Gallagher with a roll up. Gallagher hit him with a Head Butt, but it did not prove to be enough due to the cheap shots. TJP attacked Gallagher after the match, but Austin came for the save.

Gentleman Jack Gallagher vs. TJP: Raw, May 8, 2017

Gentleman Jack Gallagher takes on the “scoundrel” TJP in Cruiserweight action. #205Live More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Alicia Fox vs Sasha Banks: -2

Sasha beat Alicia after Alicia put on a good match, but Fox seemed to have her shoulder up.

Sasha Banks vs. Alicia Fox: Raw, May 8, 2017

The Boss aims to live up to her moniker against the wily and unpredictable Alicia Fox. #RAW More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

  1. Dean Ambrose vs Bray Wyatt: +4

Ambrose with his unique offence put on a good match with Wyatt. Bray had a good showing too planting Dean with a DDT. Miz distracted Ambrose and Wyatt was able to take advantage and hit Ambrose with Sister Abigail’s Kiss.

Miz attacked Ambrose after the match and stood tall as the show came to an end.

This Raw was better than last week but did not do as well as hoped. It got a rating of +7 and had several good matches.

Dean Ambrose and The Miz are Co-Acting General Managers: Raw, May 8, 2017

As Raw kicks off in London, Dean Ambrose and The Miz reveal they’re sharing control of the show for the night. #RAW More ACTION on WWE NETWORK : http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Must-See WWE videos on YouTube: https://goo.gl/QmhBof Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4

Also Read: WWE Highlights featuring Ambrose and The Miz

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