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WWE Raw: Live Updates, Match Results, Highlights and Reaction from May 15

Doc-Chris Mueller

Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of WWE Raw on May 15.

Following the WWE draft, Ludwig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci made their debut on the red brand before Gunther. This week, the intercontinental champion arrived to watch a new No. 1 contender be decided for his title.

We also heard from Brock Lesnar regarding his feud with Cody Rhodes, and Becky Lynch discussed her issues with Trish Stratus.

Erik Beaston will still have you covered with the regular recap and grades, and this will be a space for a more detailed description of what happened during each match and segment.

The most recent segment will appear at the top, so keep refreshing throughout the night.

The Judgment Day vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn

The tag champs were in the main event when Zayn and Owens took on Bálor and Damian Priest.

Bálor and Zayn started the match with some basic chain wrestling.

The Prince gained the upper hand and backed him to the corner so Priest could tag in and beat him down. Dom and Rhea came to join their friends as the show cut to a break.

We returned to see Zayn still taking the brunt of the offense from The Judgment Day. KO got the hot tag and went on a rampage. He ducked a clothesline from Ripley and took out Dom and Bálor before she could get to him.

The Prizefighter hit a cannonball in the corner for a two-count on Priest. The ref caught Rhea and Dom trying to cheat and booted them from ringside as Bálor threw a fit.

Woods came out and fought Dom until they went backstage while Heyman came out to watch as Priest started making a comeback.

Owens countered a superplex and hit a swanton when we returned from a break. Zayn and Bálor both tagged in, and The Great Liberator took control until Imperium showed up to provide a distraction.

Zayn hit an exploder suplex to set Bálor up for the Helluva Kick. Imperium distracted the ref to prevent a pin, so Owens went after them until Priest took him out.

Gunther held Zayn's leg so Bálor could hit him with a kick before beating him with the Coup de Grace.

Winners: The Judgment Day

After we saw Paul Heyman shake hands with Gunther for some reason, we got Part 2 of the interview with Seth Rollins.

Chelsea Green vs. Raquel Rodriguez

Due to Liv Morgan being injured, the scheduled women's tag title bout was changed to a singles match between Raquel Rodriguez and Chelsea Green.

As soon as Chelsea turned around to face her opponent, Raquel leveled her with a running boot. She picked Green up but Sonya distracted her so Chelsea could hit a backstabber.

She kicked Raquel's face into the turnbuckle and hit a few strikes in the corner. The crowd was barely giving them any reactions as Green hit a dropkick for a two-count.

Raquel lifted her up and whipped her whole body onto the top rope. The powerhouse started building some momentum with a few fallaway slams. She hit her signature powerbomb for the win.

Winner: Raquel Rodriguez

Cody Rhodes Speaks

The American Nightmare came out to a huge ovation to talk about the challenge from Brock Lesnar for Night of Champions. He told the story of the scorpion and the frog.

He used it as an analogy for Lesnar and bragged about how he beat Lesnar at Backlash. He mocked anyone who called the win "cheap." He accepted the challenge to end a pretty straightforward promo.

Indus Sher vs. Two Jobbers

Veer came to Raw once again, but this time he was with Jinder Mahal and his tag team partner, Sanga.

Corey Graves didn't even bother to learn the names of the two jobbers because he knew the match would be over quickly. Indus Sher made quick work of their opponents to score the easiest win they have had in months.

Winners: Indus Sher

Dominik Mysterio vs. Xavier Woods

Dom tried to speak before the match, but the crowd refused to let him. He and Woods started off with a nice exchange of holds and counters before unleashing some strikes.

Woods hit a running dropkick for a two-count as Mami paced around at ringside. She blocked the New Day man from getting to Dom when they spilled out of the ring.

We returned from a break to see Dom taking it to Woods. The former King of the Ring nailed him with a missile dropkick to turn the tide in his favor.

He missed hitting the Honor Roll on the first attempt but connected on the second for a two-count. Dom hit the Three Amigos to get some major heat.

Ripley distracted Woods and attacked him behind the ref's back to make it easier for Dom to pin him for the win.

Winner: Dominik Mysterio

The Man Speaks

Becky Lynch came to the ring after a break to talk about returning last week to attack Trish Stratus.

The Man spoke about the struggles she faces both on and off camera. She actually thanked Trish, but not for the reasons she would want. She thanked her for knocking some sense into her and reminding her that the only thing that matters is standing up for the people who matter.

After Becky was done, Rhea Ripley gave a quick interview backstage. Natalya walked up and they traded some insults.

IC Title No. 1 Contender's Battle Royal

Gunther and Imperium came out to give a promo and hype up the Battle Royal to find a new No. 1 contender for the IC title. Ricochet, the man The Ring General beat for the title, was the first competitor to make his entrance.

This match was the first time a few NXT callups had a chance to compete on Raw, such as Xyon Quin and Von Wagner.

Akira Tozawa, Baron Corbin and Dexter Lumis were all thrown out almost immediately. Alpha Academy took out Maximum Male Models a moment later. They saw Lumis looking angry and ran away.

After they were both eliminated, JD McDon'tGoogleMe attacked Dolph Ziggler and used the steel steps as a weapon against him.

We returned from a break to see the field of competitors trimmed down a bit, but there were still over a dozen people in the ring.

The Viking Raiders worked together to throw a couple of people out before facing off with Alpha Academy for a fight.

Bronson Reed threw out Otis and Ivar at the same time, but then the rest of the competitors teamed up on him at once.

The final four Superstars were Riddle, Reed, Ricochet and Mustafa Ali. Reed took out Riddle with some help from Imperium. Ali and Ricochet worked together to get Reed over the top rope. Ali kicked both Ricochet and Reed off the apron to win the whole thing.

Winner: Mustafa Ali

Seth Rollins gave a sit-down interview with Corey Graves about his quest to become the new world heavyweight champion.

The Miz vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

The Miz actually offered Nakamura a handshake when the match got started, but The King of Strong Style kicked his hand away and immediately took control.

He drove some knees into The A-Lister's side before cornering him. Miz got a boot up to stop him in his tracks and choked him against the middle rope. The Miz had the match firmly in hand as the show cut to a break.

We returned to see Nakamura beginning to make his comeback. He hit a series of kicks to the chest and a step-up kick when The Miz blocked one.

The A-Lister managed to avoid an armbar and spike Nakamura with a DDT for a close two-count. The Miz almost hit his finisher, but Nakamura countered and hit a sliding German suplex.

The Miz poked him in the eyes when the ref wasn't looking, but he was unable to get the pin because Nakamura got his foot on the bottom rope to break the count.

Nakamura recovered and hit the Kinshasa for the pin and the win.

Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura

Raw opened up with Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens coming out to a great ovation from the crowd. They spoke about their upcoming tag title match against Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa.

Zayn got really worked up during his promo, but as soon as he was done, The Judgment Day arrived.

Kevin Owens didn't even let them speak before saying he was willing to fight right then and there. Zayn tried to calm him down so they can see what the group wanted.

Finn Bálor said they just wanted to wish them luck against The Bloodline, but after they are done with that, The Judgment Day will be waiting.

When Rhea Ripley spoke, the crowd became much louder with cheers and chants of "Mami." As soon as it was Dominik's turn, the fans gave him the usual chorus of boos.

The Judgment Day ended up beating down Zayn and Owens before leaving the ring.


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