WWE Raw 18th of March 2024

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WWE Raw results, March 18, 2024, report by Jason Gordon for JJASportStudio.com

In-Ring Segment: Jey Uso
Jey welcomes the crowd to Monday Night Raw. Jey notes he knows The Bloodline is in the building. The crowd Yeets along with Jey. Jey asks where his brothers are at. Jimmy Uso makes his way to the ring via the crowd with Solo Sikoa. Jimmy slowly gets in the ring with Jey. Jey tosses his sunglasses as he goes face-to-face with his older brother. Jimmy and Jey stare daggers through each other. A Uso chant breaks out during the staredown. Jey says this feels different. Regardless of what happened, Jey tells Jimmy he misses him. Jey asks Jimmy to come back to him. Jimmy says he never left him. He protected Jey at every turn.
It was Jey’s idea to leave the Bloodline. Jey goes off and becomes one of the biggest stars on Raw and a tag team champion without Jimmy. Jimmy says Jey forgot about him. Everything Jey has is due to Jimmy. Jimmy tells Jey that the biggest moments of his career happened because of him. Jey says nah. The biggest moment of Jey’s career is going to be at WrestleMania 40 when he knocks the Yeet out of Jimmy’s a$$. Jey decks Jimmy. Sikoa hops up on the apron. Jey knocks Sikoa to the floor. Jimmy superkicks Jey. Sikoa attacks from behind. Cody Rhodes hits the ring and takes out Jimmy. Sikoa misses a clothesline and eats a Cody Cutter. Jimmy and Sikoa slink away as Rhodes helps Jey off the mat.

WrestleMania Tag Team Ladder Match Qualifier: #DIY vs. The Creed Brothers
Ciampa and Julius kick off the match. Ciampa slaps Julius after a clean break in the ropes. Julius takes Ciampa down. Ciampa rolls out of the ring to stop Julius. Brutus tags in and takes Ciampa over with a hip toss. Gargano gets a blind tag. After a double team, Ciampa floors Brutus with a lariat. Assisted sliced bread #2 by #DIY. Gargano and Ciampa land stereo dives and take a moment to pat themselves on the back while sitting on the apron. After the break, the Creeds take over and get a near fall after a series of standing moonsaults. Gargano breaks up the Brutus Ball. Brutus pounces Ciampa into the commentary desk.
After the break, Ciampa surprises Julius with a reverse DDT. Ciampa manages to tag in Gargano. Gargano clears the ring. Gargano gets a near fall after a slingshot spear. Ciampa tags in as Gargano takes out Brutus with a suicide dive. Ciampa hits an air raid crash off the second rope. Julius kicks out. Ciampa and Julius trade strikes. Julius walks through a lariat and locks in an ankle lock. Gargano tries to break it up, but Julius powerbomb Gargano. Brutus puts Gargano in an ankle lock.
Ciampa kicks Julius into Brutus to break both holds. Gargano traps Brutus in the Gargano escape, while Ciampa has Julius in the Sicilian Stretch. The Creed counter and tosses Gargano and Ciampa into each other. Brutus and Julius both hit moonsaults on Ciampa. Gargano breaks up the pin. After a series of reversals, Gargano superkicks Julius while he has Ciampa rolled up. Julius falls into a roll up by Ciampa. Ciampa gets the three count.
Winners- #DIY

Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell vs. Kayden Carter and Kitana Chance
Hartwell gets a blind tag and surprises Carter with a big boot. LeRae tags back in and unloads on Carter. LeRae misses a step up senton and tags back out. Chance tags in and lands a flurry of offense. Chance flips out of a suplex from Hartwell and tweaks her knee. The referee tells Hartwell to back away. LeRae tags herself in, and baseball slides Carter. LeRae slams Chance’s injured knee into the ring post and traps her in a modified single-leg crab. Chance taps out immediately.
Winners- Candice LeRae and Indi Hartwell
After the match, Hartwell looks upset at LeRae. LeRae celebrates with a huge smile on her face.

Backstage, Andrade is with The Judgement Day. Rhea Ripley tells Andrade they will be watching him.

In-Ring Segment: Cody Rhodes
Rhodes says he will challenge for the Undisputed WWE Championship against the greatest champion in sports, Roman Reigns, in less than three weeks. This Friday on SmackDown, Rhodes will speak with Reigns. They have a bit of a complication when it comes to The Rock. During one of his Instagram promos, The Rock referred to himself as “our favorite heel.” Rhodes says The Rock isn’t a heel. The Rock is just an a-hole. The Rock made fun of Rhodes for crying in the ring; well, The Rock has been crying behind the scenes since he came back. Rhodes calls The Rock a whiney b*tch. Rhodes says he brought up his mother, making her fair game. So, let’s talk about The Rock’s mom.
Rhodes knows The Rock’s mom. She’s a lovely lady. Rhodes’ Mom isn’t afraid of The Rock. Rhodes notes The Rock hasn’t been in real action in years. What happens when the bell rings? Is The Rock going to bring Big Rock energy, or will it just be LDS, little dick syndrome? At WrestleMania, The Rock isn’t going to be the final boss. The Rock is just Reigns’ side chick. Paul Heyman interrupts. Heyman apologizes for his actions the last time he was on Raw. Rhodes notes that he didn’t ask for an apology, but Heyman can join him in the ring.
Heyman decides to stay on the apron. The Wiseman is here to deliver a message from Roman Reigns. Heyman admits he isn’t trustworthy, but Reigns is a Tribal Chief of his word. When Rhodes goes face-to-face with Reigns he will show up alone, except for Heyman, who is no physical threat to Rhodes. Rhodes agrees. Heyman says if Reigns shows up alone, Rhodes needs to show up alone as well. Rhodes agrees and shakes Heyman’s hand.

Backstage, Jey Uso tells Rhodes he’ll have his back on SmackDown since The Bloodline can’t be trusted. Rhodes says he’s going to go it alone.

Ricochet vs. Dominik Mysterio w/JD McDonagh
After a distraction from McDonagh, Dominik takes control. X-Factor by Dominik. Ricochet kicks out. Dominik tries the three amigos, but Ricochet counters with a brainbuster. Ricochet floors Dominik with a head kick. Ricochet misses a 450 splash but lands on his feet. Superkick by Ricochet. McDonagh gets on the apron, only to get dropkicked by Ricochet. Dominik dropkicks Ricochet into the ropes. Ricochet ducks the 619 and hits the Recoil for the win.
Winner- Ricochet
After the match, Ricochet escapes McDonagh’s sneak attack.

Intercontinental Championship Match Contract Signing
Adam Pearce is in the ring to facilitate the contract signing. Pearce introduces the challenger, Sami Zayn, first. Zayn joins Pearce in the ring. The IC Champion Gunther is out next. Gunther notes that this is the contact signing for the most important IC title match in history, and Zayn is out here dressed like one of the bums in the audience. Zayn says Gunther is starting to piss him off. This isn’t another day at the office.
Zayn says Gunther doesn’t believe he can do it. Many people don’t believe in him. Zayn notes that if Gunther asks the Usos, they will probably say they didn’t think he would end their longest reign in tag title history, but look at what happened. Zayn angrily signed the contract. Gunther says Zayn should listen to his new friend, Chad Gable. Gable doesn’t believe Zayn can beat him.
When Gunther looks into Zayn’s eyes, he can see that he doesn’t believe he can beat Gunther. Gunther says at WrestleMania, Zayn’s dreams will meet reality. Gunther signs the contract and tries to leave. Zayn tells Gunther to wait. Zayn gets in Gunther’s face and tells him to look in his eyes again. Gunther smirks. Zayn exclaims that Gunther is looking in the eyes of the person who is going to take him down at WrestleMania.

WrestleMania Tag Team Ladder Match Qualifier: The Awesome Truth (R-Truth and The Miz) vs. Indus Sher w/Jinder Mahal
Sanga roars at R-Truth. R-Truth immediately tags The Miz in. Miz lands a few strikes. Sanga runs over Miz. Sanga body slams Miz. Veer tags in and lands a leaping elbow drop. Indus Sher takes turns working over Miz. Miz manages to tag in R-Truth. R-Truth lands the five moves of doom on Veer. R-Truth locks Veer in the STF. Sanga breaks it up. Miz and R-Truth double dropkick Sanga. R-Truth and Miz hit a lie detector/Skull Crushing Finale on Veer. Sanga breaks up the pin. Sanga elbows R-Truth in the face. R-Truth falls on top of Veer. Miz hols Sanga’s leg so he can’t break up the pin. R-Truth gets the three count.
Winners- The Awesome Truth

Backstage, Zayn confronts Gable. Zayn asks Gable why he doesn’t think he can beat Gunther. Gable says what just happened in the ring is a clear sign. Gable tells Zayn he has to change his mentality if he hopes to defeat Gunther.

In-Ring Segment: Drew McIntyre
As McIntyre is making his way to the ring, World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins’ music hits. Rollins shimmies down the ramp past McIntyre. McIntyre does not look amused. McIntyre tells Rollins to enjoy this because he won’t have the spotlight after WrestleMania. Rollins says he wanted to admit that McIntyre was right about something he said last week. Rollins admits to being a spotlight junkie. McIntyre says Rollins is a parody of himself. Rollins says because of his beef with the biggest star in the world, their title match has the biggest spotlight.
McIntyre asks why it can’t just be about the two of them. At WrestleMania, McIntyre promises to get the moment he’s earned. Rollins says McIntyre is an addict just like he is. Rollins says McIntyre fumbled the ball when the lights were the brightest. McIntyre smirks. Rollins says at WrestleMania, McIntyre will realize he’s not as good as he thinks he is.

WrestleMania Tag Team Ladder Match Qualifier: The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods) vs. Alpha Academy (Otis and Akira Tozawa)
Woods eventually hits the Limit Breaker for the win.
Winners- The New Day

Last Woman Standing Match: Becky Lynch vs. Nia Jax
Lynch dropkicks Jax. Lynch knocks Jax out of the ring. Jax lands on her feet. Jax Samoan drops Lynch into the barricade. The referee starts his count. Lynch gets to her feet. Jax runs over Lynch. Lynch gets to her feet around the seven count. After the break, Lynch hits Jax with a chair. Lynch tries to set up a Manhandle Slam on a chair. Jax counters, and Samoan drops Lynch on a stack of chairs. Lynch pulls herself up around the eight count to stop the referee. Jax picks up Lynch. Lynch turns it into a sleeper. DDT by Lynch.
Jax struggles to get to her feet while the referee counts. Lynch dives off the top into a chair shot from Jax. Jax wears Lynch out with a chair. After retrieving a kendo stick from under the ring, Jax continues her assault. Jax slams Lynch on a chair and lands a leg drop. Jax tells the referee to count. Lynch starts to stir. Jax hits Lynch with a chair repeatedly. Jax puts a chair on Lynch’s neck and sits in it so Lynch can’t meet the referee’s count. Lynch grabs a kendo stick and hits Jax with it to escape.
The fight spills out of the ring. Jax hits Lynch in the head with the ring steps. Jax injures her hole by missing a leg drop on the apron. Lynch DDTs Jax on the ring steps. Jax pulls a table from under the ring. After the break, Jax lays Lynch on a table and starts climbing a ladder. Lynch slips off the table and sprays Jax with a fire extinguisher. Lynch tries to spear Jax through a table. Jax counters, and Samoan drops Lynch through the table.
The referee starts to count. Jax drags Lynch to the corner and hits the Annilhator. The referee counts. Lynch isn’t moving. Jax counts along with the referee. Lynch rolls out of the ring and lands on her feet to break the count. Jax sets up a Samoan drop through a table off the apron. Lynch escapes, and Manhandle Slams Jax off the apron through the table. Lynch and Jax both manage to break the count. Jax leans against the announce table. Lynch dives off the ladder and leg drops Jax through the table. Lynch uses the ring apron to get to her feet as the referee counts to ten for the win.
Winner- Becky Lynch
After the match, Rhea Ripley walks to the ring and poses with the Women’s World title in Lynch’s face.

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