In the women's division, before Raw took place, Ronda Rousey was challenged by Raw Women's Champion Nia Jax to a title match at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view event. SmackDown Live still has two available spots, which will likely be filled on Tuesday night.
The official website of WWE has released the preview for this week's episode of Monday Night Raw, and it is shaping up to be quite the huge show.
Starbucks slams Seattle's new big business tax
It also includes $2.3 million in revenue to go towards a five-year goal of picking up 950,000 pounds of garbage. Almost 600 employers - about 3 percent of all Seattle businesses - would pay the tax starting in 2019.
In other matches, Drew McIntyre and Dolph Ziggler continued their impressive show as they beat Braun Strowman and Finn Balor in a tag-team match. As the slower summer months are on the horizon, something big needs to happen. The participants in the matches are not yet known, but Kurt Angle likely has some good ideas in place for only the best competition on the roster.
Triple Threat Money-in-the-Bank Qualifying Match: Alexa Bliss def. Bayley and Mickie James by pinning Bayley following the DDT to qualify for the Women's Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match. Y'know, Jinder Mahal who cost Reigns his latest chance at fighting for the gold last week.
Jinder Mahal wanted a qualifying match for MITB, but his request was denied by Kurt Angle, and the "Modern-Day Maharaja" vowed revenge.
Incremental North Korean denuclearisation will be unacceptable - South Korea official
The North's leader, Kim Jong Un , was in China again last week following a visit in March. Abe will also press Trump to bring up the abduction issue during his meeting with Kim.
Following Reigns" two backstage attacks on Raw, "The Big Dog' made a decision to put Mahal on notice yet again, but this time via social media, as the former WWE World Champion tweeted out the following and thus asking Mahal to make wiser and smarter choices from next time onwards. And, uh, Bobby Lashley loves his family?
Roman Reigns just can't catch a break in the WWE recently, as the company's attempts to make him the face of the company and get him cheered every week seem to hit a new stumbling block at every turn. Rollins then replied to KO, stating very clearly that he planned to take Owens down on Monday night.
With Backlash now out of the way, it's time to look at which matches are set while speculating on others that could be booked ahead of the big show. After Seth Rollins issued an open challenge for his Intercontinental Championship on Saturday, Kevin Owens was quick to answer the challenge and, now, Seth Rollins will defend the Intercontinental Title against former two-time champion Kevin Owens on RAW in London!
70 officers and deputies escort fallen cop's son back to school
Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts was killed in the line of duty earlier this month after a shootout with a homicide suspect. A three-hour standoff ensued before Wolfe opened fire from the second floor of the apartment, fatally striking Pitts.