Kane accidentally struck Strowman with a chair, leading to Strowman confronting Kane. The two complemented Alexander, but said that Swann was holding him back. The Raw-brand event will not feature universal champion Brock Lesnar, but it should still be an incredible show that advances storylines heading into one of the company's biggest events of the year. It took place on October 22, 2017, at in ,. During the show, there were , , , and. After the match, James was interviewed, saying that she was far from done.
Elias had a rematch with Jason Jordan, where Jordan won by disqualification after Elias attacked him with his guitar. James then chased after Bliss and attacked her, but Bliss escaped. Kane came out and interrupted their celebration and he, Cesaro, and Sheamus cleared the ring. He also announced that there would be two traditional , one 5-on-5 male match and one 5-on-5 female match. In the climax, Bliss performed a on James to retain the title. Also at No Mercy, and , also former Shield members, retained the against. Alexander performed a on Kendrick to score the win.
After Miz called for a garbage truck to be brought out by the stage, Miz, Cesaro, Sheamus, Strowman, and Kane attempted to throw Ambrose and Rollins into the truck, but Ambrose and Rollins fought back and dove off the truck onto Cesaro, Sheamus, Strowman, and Kane. Fox was granted the match, but again lost to Banks by submission. Women's Championship -- Alexa Bliss c vs. Kalisto subsequently defeated Amore to win the title. After some remarks from Amore, however, Angle rescheduled the Cruiserweight Championship match for that night and made it a , lifting the second no-contact clause. Balor will still be dressed as The Demon, for some reason. Kane was made the fifth member, making it 5-on-3.
The two had a rematch the following week where Bliss again retained. In the climax, Amore poked the eye of Kalisto whilst the referee was distracted and executed a on Kalisto to win the title for a record-tying second time. Banks forced Fox to submit to the to win the match. This is the front menu of the installation, you can see that there is the option to play, however, you need more information about the force or something else, then you must select the second option. Angle then applied the ankle lock on Miz, who escaped. Cruiserweight Championship -- Kalisto c vs.
The following week, and attacked Ambrose and Rollins, following an attack by , and Reigns defeated Miz by disqualification after Cesaro and Sheamus interfered. The Miz, , Sheamus, , and in a Tables, Ladders, and Chairs match December 16, 2018 , c vs. The following week, Bálor called Wyatt a coward. At , defeated Bayley, Sasha Banks, Emma, and in a to retain the. As Ambrose and Rollins were being dominated, Angle returned and performed an on Sheamus on the entrance ramp and performed another Angle Slam on Cesaro through a table. At No Mercy, defeated to win the.
Kane performed a double chokeslam on Ambrose and Rollins through two tables. But everything else on this show was just sort of there. Balor as The Demon was originally scheduled to face Wyatt as Sister Abigail in a match that may have been a culmination of a months-long feud that had taken some strange turns and reached supernatural levels of weird. As such, two matches on this card have undergone major changes, which you can see below. After that, Alexa Bliss defended the Raw Women's Championship against Mickie James. Eight matches were contested at the event, including one on the pre-show.
Notably, the 2017 edition of the event also featured an interpromotional match with a wrestler from the SmackDown brand, since the original competitor scheduled for that event was unable to perform at the time due to viral infection. Ambrose, Rollins, and Angle then performed The Shield's on Miz, with Angle pinning Miz to win the match. Strowman, however, returned the following week and viciously attacked The Miz and The Miztourage Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel. In the women's division, Emma had a rematch with Asuka, but again lost, continuing Asuka's undefeated streak. The 2014 event was also referred to as , because the first ever Steel Stairs Match, between and , was contested at the event. Strowman recovered and attacked Kane, Cesaro, Sheamus, and Miz until the four incapacitated Strowman and threw him into the garbage truck. Later, Amore's championship celebration was interrupted by the entire cruiserweight division and Neville attacked Amore despite the no-contact clause.
Wanting to confront Bliss, James found the locker room guarded by Jax, who challenged James to a match. That said, things have changed so much with the reported departure of Neville that this could be a bit up in the air. The following week, James received gifts, including adult diapers and a walker. The following Raw, Amore was confronted by the cruiserweights, who were led by Neville and surrounded the ring. This is a meaningless match in the grand scheme of things.
In the end, Bálor performed the on Styles for the win. The following week, James and Bayley teamed up to face Bliss and Emma where James pinned Bliss. However, Gallagher assisted Kendrick by attacking , aligning himself with Kendrick and beginning a feud between Gallagher and Alexander. Throughout the night, Jordan kept interrupting Elias as he tried playing his guitar for the live audience by throwing vegetables at him. Styles performed a Phenomenal Forearm for a nearfall. In the penultimate match, faced in an impromptu match.
One can only assume from this announcement that Angle's return had been in the works and likely planned for the buildup to WrestleMania 34 in 2018. Alicia Fox and Sasha Banks were involved in a triple threat match with Bayley to determine Team Raw's captain for the women's team at Survivor Series, which was won by Fox. General Manager decided that the winner of a between them would face Asuka at the event; the match was won by Emma. Their impromptu match ended when Jordan pinned Elias with a to win. He then faced , who befriended Amore, and Neville won by disqualification after Amore attacked Neville with his crutch. However, before they could attack Amore, he revealed that Angle signed another no-contact clause, with this one stating that they would be fired.