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Stone Cold Steve Austin shares his thoughts on the WWE RAW Reunion

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Hulk Hogan shares his thoughts on the WWE RAW Reunion show as

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Raw Reunion

Most of Raw was built around feel-good nostalgia hits, from the moment John Cena opened Raw to when Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair and finally Stone Cold Steve Austin closed the show. Old stars interacted with new, including a multitude of 24/7 title changes that included Pat Patterson, Gerald Brisco, Kelly Kelly, Candice Michelle, Alundra Blayze and the Million Dollar Man. Old stars interacted with new, like when RVD, The Hurricane, Sergeant Slaughter and Kurt Angle kept Sami Zayn from fleeing a match with Rey Mysterio, or when parts of DX and the nWo got Seth Rollins' back against AJ Styles and the newly rebranded "OC". The lone crossover that made a serious impact on WWE's week-to-week stories was Bray Wyatt's attack on Mick Foley. Using Foley's mandible claw, Wyatt made another impact in an appearance in which no words were spoken.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com8h ago

In between the fluff-heavy moments of Raw, a few intriguing matches were squeezed into the mix. Samoa Joe and Roman Reigns renewed old tensions in a solid showing for both, while the Viking Raiders took a step up in competition in defeating Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder. The Usos picked up a win over The Revival with their dad Rikishi in their corner (puzzlingly opposite D-Von Dudley in the opposite corner). Rey Mysterio took advantage of his assists to defeat Sami Zayn, Seth Rollins won by DQ when Gallows and Anderson got involved, and in the final match of the night, Braun Strowman tossed around an enhancement talent named Randy Rowe for kicks.

Tim Fiorvanti, ESPN.com8h ago

SummerSlam

The five craziest SummerSlam moments

Behind-the-scenes contract issues, an iconic tour bus and a heated backstage argument are some of the most memorable SummerSlam moments.

SummerSlam 2002: A look back at a landscape-shifting moment in WWE history

SummerSlam 2002 proved to be a major turning point in the history of the WWE, featuring iconic matches such as the WWE championship tilt between The Rock and Brock Lesnar, the unsanctioned match between Triple H and Shawn Michaels and a whole lot more.

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WWE SummerSlam news, stories, match card, results and information

Everything you need to know about WWE SummerSlam 2018: match cards, results, news, features, history and more from ESPN.com.

SmackDown

We saw glimpses of opportunity for the women of SmackDown who deserve pushes. Liv Morgan lost to Charlotte Flair, but promised to come back with vengeance. Asuka and Kairi Sane teamed up for a chance at the women’s tag-team titles, but the IIconics devilishly refused to get back in the ring and were counted out. You can bet there will be a rematch with stipulations to ensure that doesn’t happen again. And after beating Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville, Bayley offered partner Ember Moon a shot at her title come SummerSlam. Although there was speculation Sasha Banks would come back in time to challenge Bayley, Moon, one of the brightest, but most under-utilized, stars in the WWE deserves the opportunity.

Matt Wilansky, ESPN.com6d ago

Aleister Black, Apollo Crews and Randy Orton were among those who walked away from Tuesday night with wins. Black caught Cesaro with another roundhouse kick, just as he did two nights earlier at Extreme Rules, for the three-count. Crews rolled up Andrade in quick fashion, while Orton delivered a devastating RKO on the WWE champ, Kofi Kington, giving himself, Samoa Joe and Elias a victory against the tag-team champions, the New Day.

Matt Wilansky, ESPN.com6d ago

It wasn’t the best night for Shane McMahon. First, he opened up SmackDown Live with a town hall in which nearly every performer on the blue brand had a chance to speak their minds. The babyfaces aired their grievances, while the heels extolled McMahon’s ubiquitous presence the past few months. Love him or hate him, the segment ran a little long and accomplished little until Kevin Owens assaulted Shane, dropping him with a stunner. Later, in the main event, McMahon found himself on the receiving end of another stunner from KO, after McMahon interfered with Owens’ match against Dolph Ziggler, resulting in a no-contest. The antics aside, the idea the WWE is acknowledging the lack of spotlight from talented performers is a good sign. Let’s hope we see some of the all-but-forgotten faces find success in the near future.

Matt Wilansky, ESPN.com6d ago

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Stephanie McMahon, WWE make girl's dream come true

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Monday Night Raw

The highlight of tonight’s episode of Raw was, without question, the return of Bray Wyatt. In a masterfully designed segment, the lights in the arena went out after Finn Balor had taken a loss to Samoa Joe. Shortly after, Wyatt, donning the creepy mask he wore during his Firefly Fun House vignettes, appeared and delivered Sister Abigail to Balor. In other happenings, Cedric Alexander scored the unlikeliest of victories over Drew McIntyre, the trio of Ricochet and the Usos defeated the Revival and Robert Roode and the Club defeated the Lucha House Party in six-man tag action. During both six-man tag team matches, AJ Styles and Ricochet brawled with each other, continuing their rivalry. In addition to those matches, this week’s version of Miz TV, featuring Dolph Ziggler, ended with tension and physicality, potentially reigniting their rivalry of years past. The lone title change of the night saw R-Truth sneak into Drake Maverick’s hotel room and reclaim the 24/7 championship.

Sean Coyle, ESPN7d ago

This year’s SummerSlam card began to take shape on Raw tonight. First, Natalya defeated Naomi, Alexa Bliss and Carmella in a very long four-person elimination match to become the number one contender to Becky Lynch’s Raw women’s championship. In the show’s main event, Seth Rollins won a battle royal by last eliminating Randy Orton to earn a Universal championship rematch against new champion Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam.

Sean Coyle, ESPN7d ago

WWE

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Uh, Becky Lynch wouldn't actually get into MMA, right? "Somebody tell me I can't do it — I'll do it. I'll be in there next week. Dana White, what's up?"

Marc Raimondi, ESPN Staff Writer12d ago

Becky Lynch

How Becky Lynch became The Man

At age 15, Rebecca Quin, known today as Becky Lynch, wanted to be the best wrestler in the world. After a 17-year journey, filled with more lows than highs, she has finally accomplished her dream.

Heyman and Bischoff

New WWE executives

Heyman and Bischoff fill new WWE executive creative roles under Vince McMahon

Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff will serve as the new "executive directors" of Raw and SmackDown, respectively, overseeing creative development as they report directly to Vince McMahon

Paul Heyman defines the art of the wrestling promo

There's no one in wrestling quite like Paul Heyman, who speaks candidly about his own journey to becoming one of the greatest talkers in wrestling history and discusses the art of the promo.

Paul Heyman's secrets to WWE stardom

WWE personality Paul Heyman reveals how he created a compelling character and some of wrestling's greatest promos with Brock Lesnar, Steve Austin and Mick Foley.

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On This Date: Undertaker throws Mankind off the cell

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WWE

Kofi Kingston has 'a little bit' of a shoe problem

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NXT 25

The top 25 NXT TakeOver moments

Ahead of the 25th NXT TakeOver, we look back at the biggest moments in the WWE's third brand's history.

Stars in development: Life at the WWE Performance Center

The WWE stars of tomorrow train at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando. So who's next, and how are they going to get to the top?

AEW

Jericho says there's WWE talent who 'can't wait' for own version of Moxley podcast

Chris Jericho reflects on his Jon Moxley interview going viral and the reaction he got from some WWE talent. He also discusses his own WWE experiences, his busy schedule over the next few months and the potential of CM Punk in AEW.

Jon Moxley explains why he left WWE

Jon Moxley, formerly known as Dean Ambrose in WWE, revealed to Chris Jericho why he left WWE and what he hopes to get out of his time with new wrestling organizations.

WWE

Raimondi: 2019 is the right time for the new WWE 24/7 title ... if executed correctly

WWE introduced a new 24/7 title with the idea that it could be defended anywhere at any time. Utilizing the whole roster and all of the WWE's media platforms will be key if it's going to succeed as planned in 2019.

3-time WWE champion Mick Foley made an appearance on RAW tonight to debut a new championship. The title, dubbed the 24/7 Championship, is reminiscent of the Hardcore Championship of years past, a fond memory of the Attitude Era. The title can be defended anywhere, at any place, at any time. Following his announcement, Foley left the championship in the middle of the ring to be claimed by any superstar. After a brawl featuring a number of superstars, Titus O’Neil became the first-ever 24/7 champion. The reign didn't last long, however, as Robert Roode snuck up from behind him and rolled him up for the pinfall victory to become champion. After Roode evaded challengers backstage, R-Truth lured him into a trap and got the pinfall to take the title to SmackDownLive.

Matt Willis, ESPN Staff Writer63d ago

AEW

Can AEW compete with WWE?

All Elite Wrestling hosts its debut event in Las Vegas over the weekend. With strong talent and a TV deal, it's seemingly set up for success, but will AEW be a legitimate competitor to WWE or simply another operation in the shadows of the industry leader?

Why Brandi Rhodes has to work harder than anyone else in wrestling

All Elite Wrestling's chief brand officer accomplished many firsts in the sport.

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Jim Ross on leaving WWE and what's ahead for him at AEW

After a reduction in assignments, Jim Ross left WWE for AEW and hopes that he can serve as a mentor to many in the new wrestling organization.

Money In The Bank

WWE Money in the Bank results: Bayley wins and cashes in; Lesnar shocks with return and captures briefcase

After being out of sight since losing the Universal championship at WrestleMania, Brock Lesnar made a surprise return and became Mr. Money in the Bank.

Bayley cashes in her Money In The Bank briefcase on Charlotte and wins the SmackDown Live women's championship

Andrew Feldman, ESPN.com64d ago

Well that was a twist. Brock Lesnar runs in an grabs the Money In The Bank briefcase. He was announced as the winner.

Andrew Feldman, ESPN.com64d ago

Paige on the Rock

How well does Paige know The Rock?

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WrestleMania 35

WWE fans got what they wanted at WrestleMania 35

WWE fan favorites Becky Lynch, Kofi Kingston and Seth Rollins all won at WrestleMania 35, securing all of WWE's top titles in one exciting, emotional night. So what comes next?

The best of WrestleMania 35

Extended cuts of post-match interviews with Kofi Kingston, Seth Rollins and The IIconics, plus all of the best of what we captured throughout WrestleMania week.

WrestleMania

WrestleMania 35 results: Becky Lynch, Kofi Kingston and Seth Rollins become new champions

Becky Lynch, Seth Rollins and Kofi Kingston had their WrestleMania moments with championship victories, while Kurt Angle lost his final match and retired from in-ring action.

WWE

Kofi after winning WWE Title: 'I was overcome with emotion'

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Rollins wants 'to headline Wrestlemania next year'

After defeating Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins says next year he wants to headline Wrestlemania.

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Wrestlemania 35

Hawkins: It's 'pretty special' to win title in hometown

Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder reflect on the feeling of winning the Raw tag team titles at WrestleMania 35.

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How WrestleMania became a mainstream cultural phenomenon

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Kofi Kingston

Kofi Kingston's fight to become the fourth black WWE heavyweight champion

Over a decade with the company, Kingston is finally getting a title shot.

WWE

Kofi Kingston: Xavier Woods and Big E are my brothers

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