WWE RAW Results – March 31, 2014
Bray Wyatt vs. R-Truth
The Wyatt Family cut-in happens. We see Bray Wyatt with his latern. “Washington, D.C. …we’re here.” The crowd pops and The Wyatt Family makes their way to the ring. Michael Cole says Bray Wyatt is in action live, next on Monday Night RAW. We head to another commercial.
When we return from commercial, R-Truth is already standing in the ring. Erick Rowan and Luke Harper are in Wyatt’s corner, and Xavier Woods is in Truth’s. Wyatt goes to work as soon as the bell sounds. Wyatt is dominating Truth here in the early goings.
Truth gets in a little bit of offense, including a big spinning kick, but seconds later, Wyatt launches his own body into Truth’s and nearly rips him in half. Wyatt taunts John Cena a bit as he continues to punish Truth. Truth tries to fight back with some punches, but Wyatt headbutts him and throws him out to the floor. The other Wyatt Family members beat him up a bit and throw him back in the ring.
Back in the ring, Wyatt stomps away at a grounded Truth. Wyatt hits a big spinning-chest-breaker type of move, slamming Truth’s chest across his own knee. Wyatt picks Truth up, hits him with his Sister Abigail finisher, and that’s all she wrote.
Winner: Bray Wyatt
After The Match: John Cena Plays Mind Games
After the match, Xavier Woods comes to check on his friend, but all three members of The Wyatt Family beat him down. Wyatt yells out “this is not the beginning, this is the end.” He kneels down, the lights dim, and they pose.
From behind, we see another guy in a sheep mask and blue cover-alls standing behind the three Wyatt Family members. He tilts his head in the sheep mask side to side, takes the mask off, and we see it’s John Cena. The lights come back on and Cena attacks The Wyatt Family. They scurry out of the ring and retreat up the ramp. Wyatt sits on the ramp singing “he’s got the whole world in his hands” as Cena’s music plays and he poses in the ring. We head to a commercial.
AJ Lee vs. Naomi
When we return from commercial, we see a video package highlighting Vickie Guerrero announcing the Diva Invitational for WrestleMania XXX. After that, we shoot to the ring, where AJ Lee’s music is playing. She’s already in the ring, as is her opponent, Naomi. There are a bunch of Divas outside the ring, as this is apparently a Lumber Jill match.
The “CM Punk” chants begin as soon as the bell rings. AJ is thrown to the floor early, and the Divas quickly throw her back in. AJ gets the better of Naomi and throws her to the outside of the ring. None of the Divas do anything. AJ throws a fit and goes out to get her for herself. She rolls Naomi back in the ring and then the Divas attack AJ and throw her back in.
Back in the ring, Naomi lands some kicks on AJ but AJ blasts Naomi with a big kick to the face to slow her down. Naomi finally slows AJ down and lands a big dropkick. And another. She goes for a pin but only gets a two count. Naomi kicks AJ to the floor. The Divas all go to gang up on AJ, but Tamina stands in front of her to defend her. All of the Divas attack Tamina and then get to AJ. They beat up AJ and throw her back in the ring. Naomi blasts AJ and pins her. 1-2-3. Naomi wins. We head to a commercial after the match.
Renee Young Interviews John Cena
When we return from commercial, Renee Young is backstage with John Cena. Cena, without the sheep mask, mentions desperate times call for desperate measures. He says Bray has said a lot of things. He says he’s going to turn John Cena into a monster. He tells Bray to be careful for what he wishes for. He promises this Sunday we will see John Cena and John Cena will be a monster. He says being a monster for a day will secure a legacy for a lifetime. He says he is afraid but the best thing about fear is that you get to face it.
RAW Panel With Bad News Barrett
We head up to the RAW panel, which this week consists of Josh Mathews, Alex Riley, Booker T and Bad News Barrett. They talk about the John Cena-Bray Wyatt match at this Sunday’s WrestleMania XXX. Barrett says he has some bad news for John Cena. He says it’s 3-on-1 and even though two of those three are on the outside of the ring, they will make all the difference in the world and Cena will lose.
Roman Reigns vs. Kane
After that, they air a video package showing what Brock Lesnar did to The Undertaker earlier in the evening. Then, we shoot to Jerry Lawler in the ring. He has the results of the WWE App poll. The member of The Shield that the WWE Universe voted to face Kane tonight is Roman Reigns, who garnered 80 percent of the vote. The Shield’s music hits and Reigns makes his way through the crowd alone. We head to a commercial.
When we return from commercial, The Shield’s music is still playing and Reigns is standing in the ring waiting. The pyro explodes and “Corporate” Kane makes his way to the ring.
The bell rings and Kane backs Reigns into a corner. Reigns circles out and lights him up with punches. Kane ends up dropping Reigns and puts the boots to him. Kane drops Reigns with a back-elbow off the ropes and nails him with a clothesline in the corner. He side-slams him and calls for the chokeslam. Reigns gets up and Kane grabs him by the throat. Reigns muscles Kane’s grip off of his throat and fires up on offense.
Reigns flies all over the ring, knocking Kane down repeatedly. Reigns hits his flying boot-to-the-face from the ground to the apron. Back in the ring, Reigns is waiting for Kane to get up for the spear. He turns to see The New Age Outlaws making their way down the ramp. Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins jump them from behind and beat them down. Reigns spears Kane. Ambrose and Rollins enter the ring. All three members of The Shield stomp away at Kane and the ref calls for the bell.
Winner via DQ: Kane
After The Match
They go to hit the triple-powerbomb on Kane, but The New Age Outlaws hit the ring. The Shield knock The Outlaws out of the ring. They go for the triple powerbomb again, but The New Age Outlaws save Kane by pulling him out of the ring. The Shield’s music plays and we get a staredown. We head to another commercial.
Special WrestleMania XXX Edition Of “Piper’s Pit”
When we return from commercial, already in the ring is “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. He talks about how it’s WrestleMania season. He says 29 years ago today, he had the honor to be in the main event of the first WrestleMania ever. He says there’s one man who helped make WrestleMania what it is today. He says that man is Andre The Giant. He says this Sunday there will be 30 Superstars in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal for the chance to make their WrestleMania moment.
As he continues to talk, The Miz’s music hits and cuts him off. The two say “really?” back-and-forth to each other. He says unlike Andre The Giant, he’s actually won the main event of WrestleMania. Sheamus cuts them off and comes out to the ring. Sheamus puts down The Miz and puts over Roddy Piper. He says he’s going to win the Andre Battle Royal.
Next to interupt everyone is Titus O’Neil. O’Neil talks about how he’s going to win the Andre Battle Royal. Piper flips out everytime someone interupts him. Out next is Dolph Ziggler. Ziggler says he’s going to steal the spotlight this Sunday. Piper pokes Miz in the eyes and Sheamus grabs him. All four guys start battling it out. The rest of the entrants in the battle royal hit the ring and everyone brawls. In the end, Big Show finally comes down and cleans house. We head to another commercial break.