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Best and Worst of WWE Raw: Extreme Rules buildup

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With Braun Strowman out till end of this year, Kurt Angle made a huge announcement regarding the Number One Contender for the Universal Championship. With some classic matches taking place in WWE Raw, we rate each segment in a range between +5 to -5.

1. Kurt Angle Announcement: +3

Kurt Angle came out and announced that Braun Strowman will be out for six months. As a result the Number One Contender for the Universal Championship will be decided in a Fatal Fiveway, with Roman, Samoa Joe, Finn, Bray and Seth Rollins at Extreme Rules. It broke into chaos as all five participants came out to stake their claim for the title.

Kurt Angle reveals how Universal Champion’s challenger will be determined: Raw, May 15, 2017

Who will earn the right to face The Beast Incarnate for the Universal Title? #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

2. Jeff Hardy vs Sheamus: +3

Sheamus dominated the early parts of the match, Jeff started to pick up momentum later on. Jeff hit Sheamus with a Twist of Fate from a distraction by his brother Matt. He hit him with a Swanton Bomb to pick up the win.

Jeff Hardy vs. Sheamus: Raw, May 15, 2017

After Sheamus knocked out Jeff Hardy’s tooth at WWE Payback, The Charismatic Enigma seeks retribution against The Alabaster Gladiator. #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

3. Alicia Fox vs Sasha Banks: +2

Alicia Fox picked up the win over Sasha, after an amazing Scissors Kick knocked her lights out.

Sasha Banks vs. Alicia Fox: Raw, May 15, 2017

The Boss battles Alicia Fox in a Raw rematch requested by Noam Dar. #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

4. Miz vs Dean Ambrose [Intercontinental Title]: +4

The Miz and Dean have amazing chemistry as they continue their feud. Dean hit the Miz with his Suicide Dive, but Miz fought out of the Superplex, only for a series of counters to a pin for a two count. Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale and it was almost over for Dean, but he still managed to kick out. The Miz tried to use the distraction of Maryse by going for the low blow, but Dean blocked it and returned the favour. Ambrose was disqualified and retained the title.

Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz – Intercontinental Championship Match: Raw, May 15, 2016

The Lunatic Fringe defends the workhorse title against The A-Lister. #ICTitle 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

5. Alexa Bliss Promo: +3

Alexa Bliss was delivering her promo when Bayley interrupted and invoked her rematch clause for Extreme Rules. Alexa Bliss took her out and hit her with the Kendo Stick.

Alexa Bliss unloads on Bayley with a kendo stick: Raw, May 15, 2017

“The Goddess of WWE” brutalizes The Huggable One with an unforgiving instrument. #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

6. TJP and Neville vs Austin Aries and Jack Gallagher:: -2

TJP and Neville showed their newfound teamwork, with both taking advantage of the other’s distractions. It was one of these distractions which allowed TJP to hit Gallagher with a detonation kick and pick up the win.

Austin Aries & Gentleman Jack Gallagher vs. Neville & TJP: Raw, May 15, 2017

Tensions run high as Cruiserweights collide in tag team 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

7. Finn Balor vs Roman Reigns: +4

Roman and Finn Balor had a pay-per-view quality match. Roman dominated targetting Finn’s back, again and again. Roman hit Balor with the Spinning Powerbomb and Superman Punch, but he kicked out of both. Finn hit Roman with the Slingbade and the Dropkick, but was unable to hit the Coup de Grace, with Roman hitting the Spear for the win.

Roman Reigns vs. Finn Bálor: Raw, May 15, 2017

The Big Dog takes on Raw’s first Universal Champion as both Superstars prepare for their high-stakes Fatal 5-Way Match at WWE Extreme Rules. #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

8. Goldust and R-Truth vs Gallows and Anderson: -2

Goldust attacked R-Truth from behind. Golden Truth is obviously over as the Goldust’s frustration with R-Truth has reached another level. He beat down R-Truth and left him in the ring. The match was obviously called off.

Goldust turns on R-Truth: Raw, May 15, 2017

The Bizarre One harshly ends his association with The Rapping Superstar. #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

9. Titus O’Neil vs Big Cass: -2

Big Cass beat Titus O’Neil in a few seconds with a big boot. Apollo attacked Enzo after the match.

Big Cass vs. Titus O’Neil: Raw, May 15, 2017

The 7-foot-tall Big Cass takes on a surprised Titus O’Neil, who was hardly prepared for in-ring competition. #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

10. Seth Rollins vs Bray Wyatt: +4

Bray and Seth had a good match. They are still selling Seth’s weak knee. That angle needs to stop as Seth has almost no momentum as a babyface right now. Seth hit Wyatt with a Slingblade and then followed it up with a Suicide Dive. Wyatt took out Seth with a huge clothesline, and then hit him with the Sidewalk Urinagi Slam.
The match was interrupted by Samoa Joe and took Seth out with an Enzuigiri. Wyatt attacked Joe after the match as well as Rollins and stood tall after hitting both of them with the Sister Abigail’s Kiss.
This Raw was much better than the previous weeks. It got a rating of +17 and had several good matches.

Seth Rollins vs. Bray Wyatt: Raw, May 15, 2017

The Architect takes on The Eater of Worlds in an intense Raw main event. #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

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