WWE Raw: Live Updates, Results and Reaction for May 13
Welcome to Bleacher Report’s live coverage of WWE Raw on May 13. This week’s show was pre-taped in London, England ahead of Sunday’s Money In the Bank pay-per-view. Becky Lynch will be featured in a double contract signing with Lacey Evans and Charlotte Flair. We will also see another episode of Firefly Funhouse, Braun Strowman will take on Drew McIntyre and Roman Reigns will appear on MizTV. Make sure to keep it locked right here for live updates of all the action.
- May 14, 2019
Strowman recovers after the match and puts Zayn through the announce table with a chokeslam. Raw ends with Braun posing for the crowd. Make sure to join Bleacher Report for live coverage of WWE SmackDown and Money in the Bank.
Braun Strowman vs. Sami Zayn (Falls Count Anywhere) Part 2
They end up back near the stage. Strowman uses a ladder to inflict more punishment. He piles some ladders on top of Sami until Corbin and McIntyre come back to keep attacking him. Drew sets up a ladder against a wall so they can suplex Braun through it. They put Zayn on top of Braun and pile on to help make the cover. Zayn gets the pin and takes Braun's spot at Money in the Bank.
Braun Strowman vs. Sami Zayn (Falls Count Anywhere) Part 2
We return to see them bringing the fight back into the arena. Sami grabs a chair but Braun takes it from him and throws it away. Sami runs backstage again and tries to throw random things at Braun. The Monster Among Men catches up to him and throws him into a garage door. Drew McIntyre comes out of nowhere to attack Strowman. He DDTs Braun into a steel chair and puts Zayn on top of him for a two count. Strowman recovers and beats up McIntyre and Zayn with anything he can find.
- Invalid Date
- May 14, 2019
Braun Strowman vs. Sami Zayn (Falls Count Anywhere) Part 1
Strowman chases Zayn around the ring until he catches him and puts him down with a shoulder block. The crowd continues chanting for Sami as Braun lays him out at ringside with a tackle. They take the fight into the crowd as Braun dominates his smaller opponent. Zayn grabs someone's drink and throws it in Braun's eyes to distract him. they fight into the concourse area. Strowman slams Zayn's head into a pillar a few times for a two count. Corbin comes out of nowhere and attacks Strowman with a trash can. Sami covers him for two. The Lone Wolf suplexes Braun through a table but Sami still can't get the pin.
This week's Firefly Funhouse sows Wyatt transform into a demonic new character. This is either going to be awesome or horrible.
Cesaro vs. Rey Mysterio Part 2
We return to see Rey counter the Big Swing with a DDT. Mysterio starts to build up a head of steam as he hits a series of quick moves for a near fall. Cesaro recovers and hits an uppercut to put Rey on the ropes. He goes for the Swiss19 but gets tangled up in the ropes. Mysterio hits a snap sunset flip for two. Mysterio jumps from the top turnbuckle right into a massive uppercut. Cesaro sets up for the Neutralizer but Mysterio counters and hits the 619. He climbs to the top and hits a frog splash for the pin and the win. Good match. This would be a great feud if Rey wasn't in a storyline with Samoa Joe right now.
Cesaro vs. Rey Mysterio Part 1
Rey uses his quickness to avoid Cesaro at first. He hits a hurricanrana followed by a headscissor takeover. Cesaro hits a backbreaker for two. They tumble out of the ring while Cesaro holds Rey in an electric chair position. Mysterio sends him into the barricade. Cesaro grabs him by the legs and swings him into the barricade before putting him back into the ring. Rey tricks Cesaro into running into the ring post. Cesaro recovers and hits a huge uppercut. He grabs Rey from the middle rope for a superplex with one arm.
Someone Is Going to Turn on Someone Else Soon
Bliss brings the ladder into the ring and pulls the briefcase down while Nikki watches with a smile. This could lead to Nikki and Bliss either being allies or enemies in the future.
Dana Brooke vs. Nikki Cross vs. Naomi vs. Natalya Part 2
We return to see Brooke do a handspring right into an elbow from Natalya. The Queen of Harts locks her in a surfboard submission. Cross heads to the top and Naomi pushes her down. Brooke and Natalya work together to take out Naomi before Cross comes in and wipes them both out. Naomi starts to go on a rampage and gets a near fall with a split-legged moonsault. Dana takes a ladder out from under the ring and sets it up at ringside. Brooke climbs up while the other three women are fighting. She jumps off onto all of them to take everyone down at once. Nikki hits a spinning neckbreaker to Natalya in the ring and scores what must be considered an upset victory.
Dana Brooke vs. Nikki Cross vs. Naomi vs. Natalya Part 1
All four women start brawling as soon as the bell rings. Nobody can get a clear advantage until Natalya and Cross get knocked out of the ring. Naomi hits a full nelson slam on Brooke. Nikki traps Nattie in the apron and beats her down.
DNA Says It All 🔬
Cesaro and Mysterio end up getting into a fight backstage when Cesaro implies Samoa Joe might be Dominick's real dad.
Baron Corbin vs. Ricochet Part 2
We return to see Corbin slam Ricochet for a quick two count. The One and Only hits a few strikes and a rolling dropkick. Corbin hits Deep Six for a close two count. Ricochet hits a tornado DDT out of nowhere for another near fall. Ricochet takes Corbin down with a hurricanrana from the top rope before hitting a standing shooting star press for two. Corbin hits End of Days out of nowhere for the pin and the win.
Baron Corbin vs. Ricochet Part 1
They lock up and Ricochet uses his speed to avoid the big man. He hits Corbin with a dropkick, but The Long Wolf recovers quickly and whips him from corner to corner. Corbin chases him around the ring until Ricochet takes him down with a moonsault on the floor.
An Ego the Size of England
After the break, Baron Corbin forces the announcers to give him a long introduction listing all of his accomplishments.
Has the Champ Bitten Off More Than She Can Chew?
A fight breaks out and it ends with Evans and Flair working together to put Becky through a table with a double powerbomb.
Becky 2 Belts Has 2 Matches
Everyone does the usual amount of trash talking that comes with these contract signings. Becky is the first to sign both contracts.
Time to Sign on the Dotted Line ✒️
Lacey Evans, Charlotte and Becky Lynch come to the ring after the break to sign their Money in the Bank contracts.
Apollo Crews vs. Mojo Rawley
Crews goes right after Rawley and gets him in the corner. Mojo reverses an Irish whip. Apollo does a flip and lands bad on his knee. Rawley takes advantage with a running chop block. Mojo hits an Alabama slam for the quick win. It looks like his new push his officially begun.
Does England Have Clean Dumpsters?
Sami Zayn is complaining to Shane about what Braun Strowman did to him last week. Strowman walks in and Zayn suggests he gets Braun's spot. Shane says he can't do that. Sami suggests they have a match for the spot and make it Fall Count Anywhere. Shane agrees and books it. Back in the arena, Mojo Rawley heads to the ring with his new look. He has face paint and a shiny hoodie.
Elias and Lashley vs. Miz and Reigns Part 2
We return to see Elias beating The Miz all around the ring. Elias impressively walks across the top rope before hitting Miz with a meteora for two. Lashley tags in and hits a delayed vertical suplex for another near fall. Miz spikes Elias with a DDT but Lashley tags in and prevents him from reaching Reigns. Miz avoids him in the corner but Shane pulls Reigns off of the apron to cause a DQ. Elias, Shane and Lashley team up to assault Miz and Reigns.
Elias and Lashley vs. Miz and Reigns Part 1
Elias and Miz start for their teams after the break. Miz uses some speed to avoid Elias and roll him up for a two count. Elias lays into him with a few stiff right hands. Miz hits his signature neckbreaker for a quick two count before he tags Reigns. Elias rolls out of the ring to avoid him. He tags Lashley and the powerhouses lock up. Bobby forces Roman to the corner and poses in his face. Roman tries to fight him but gets knocked down with a shoulder. The Big Dog hits a Samoan drop for two. Miz and Reigns work well together as they perform a double team combo in their corner. Miz hits the It Kicks to both Elias and Lashley. We head to a break with Lashley taking Miz down for a near fall.
Common Enemies Make Strange Allies
Shane comes out to distract Miz and Reigns from the stage while Lashley and Elias attack them from behind. Shane books a tag match with all four men for after the break.
The New Miz
Miz says he and Reigns should make a movie together and Reigns says he doesn't want to hang out with Hollywood Miz. He wants to hang with the guy who chased Shane out of the arena last week. Miz says he is all about earning respect these days and calls Shane a daddy's boy who has been handed everything by Vince. He vows to put Shane down inside the steel cage.
Here Comes the Big Dog 🐶
The Miz talks about Money in the Bank a bit before he brings out Roman Reigns as his guest. Miz asks him what we can expect in his match against Elias. Reigns puts Elias over as a young, talented Superstar but also says he hasn't done anything of note in WWE.
We Are Live📺
Raw opens with The Miz heading to the ring to host an episode of MizTV.