WWE RAW: Strowman makes his return as Kurt Angle’s dirty secret is revealed

Kurt Angle in action

This week’s RAW saw Kurt Angle come clean and Roman and Samoa Joe face each other for the Number One Contendership.

In this write-up, we will rate each segment in a range between +5 to -5.


  1. Rollins and Ambrose Promo: +4

Seth Rollins came out to interrupt Dean Ambrose in the middle of his promo. Dean refused to forget and forgive Seth, but Seth apologised for the first time, as they came back together as a force for the first time since the Shield.

The Miztourage came out to attack them and proceeded to do so with steel chairs. Miz hit Seth with a Skull Crushing Finale on a steel chair.


SW on Twitter

Wrestling Fans Watching Seth Rollins Apologizing To Dean Ambrose For Breaking Up The Shield #RAW https://t.co/AhGDExfC99


  1. Bayley vs Alexa Bliss: +1

Bayley started off the match aggressively, but Nia came out as a distraction. As the match went on, Nia was attacked by Sasha, distracting Alexa enough for Bayley to hit the Belly to Bayley for the win.


  1. Jack Gallagher and Mustafa Ali vs Drew Gulak and Brian Kendrick: +1

Gulak started the match dominating Gallagher. Kendrick tagged himself in and Mustafa Ali took him out with an inverted 450 Splash for the win.


  1. Enzo Promo: -1

Enzo came out to tell Cass that although he beat him, the moment he faced someone his own size, he lost the match. Enzo ran out and sat at ringside as soon as Cass came out as Big Show came to attack Big Cass. Cass was able to stop Show.


  1. Elias vs Finn Balor: +1

Finn interrupted Samson and the match started. Samson looked really strong as he hit Finn with a powerbomb followed by a Backbreaker. Balor came back with a dropkick, a knee, followed by a running dropkick into the barricade. Elias Samson took out Finn with his guitar and was disqualified.

After the match, Bray delivered a promo against Finn.


WWE on Twitter

@FinnBalor FACES THE MUSIC as @IAmSamsonWWE SMASHES a guitar onto the Irish Superstar!!! #RAW https://t.co/dkCqXWdS7k



  1. Ariya Daivari vs Akira Tozawa: -2

Daivari looked to take advantage of Tozawa’s injury. Tozawa’s offence was very limited.  Titus called off the match due to Tozawa’s injury.

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  1. Kurt Angle secret revealed: +4

Kurt Angle revealed that he had an illegitimate son. He introduced his son as the newest member of Raw, Jason Jordan.


  1. The Revival vs Hardy Boyz: -2

The Hardy Boyz took on the Hardy Boyz in a really good match. Dawson focussed on the injured left knee of Matt Hardy. Jeff took out Dawson with the Twist of Fate, followed by Poetry in Motion. Jeff got knocked off the top rope and Dawson hooked the pants to pick up the win.


  1. Samoa Joe vs Roman Reigns: +3

Joe attacked Reigns and slapped him. Roman came back at him hard. Roman hit Joe with a big boot after ten clotheslines in the corner. Roman hit Samoa Joe with a Samoan Drop. Joe hit Roman with an atomic drop and a running Senton. Roman followed with a Superman Punch.


Braun Strowman on Twitter

I don’t care who you are get out of my way or end up like the rest!!! #EveryoneWillFall #ImNotFinished


Braun interfered and pulled Joe and then attacked Roman. He took on both Joe and Roman, as they ganged up on him, Strowman gave a spine-buster to Reigns and power slammed both the competitors.

This Raw was a good show with the reveal of Jason Jordan and the return of Strowman. It got a rating of +9.

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