WWE Raw: Kevin Owens attacks best friend Chris Jericho, Bayley new women's champion
WWE Raw saw longtime friendship of Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho fall apart, Bayley becoming the new Raw Women's champion and an interview with Samoa Joe.
WWE Universal champion Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho celebrated a segment called' Festival of Friendship'. Jericho gifted Owens a painting and a magic show but Owens was not impressed. Later, Goldberg's parody Gillberg appeared on Raw which infuriated Kevin Owens who attacked him. Jericho said he would have Owens' back at Fastlane where the latter faces Goldberg for the title. Owens gifted Jericho a List which had his name on it. Owens then shocked the WWE Universe by attacking Jericho, powerbombing him on the apron and then smashing his head into the monitor.
Bayley faced Charlotte for the women's title and was dominating the match. After two failed attempts to pin the Queen, Bayley locked the figure 4 move on Charlotte. Dana Brooke then interrupted to break the count. Charlotte then added the figure 8 move on Bayley. But Sasha Banks came in attacked Dana and then hit Charlotte with a crutch while the referee was not looking. Bayley then hit the Bayley-to-Belly to win her first WWE women's championship.
Samoa Joe said during an interview that WWE feared he would hurt people and so did not hire him. He also threatened Seth Rollins with injuring him once again if he came back. Samoa Joe also said that he is not like Triple H's previous allies - Shawn Michaels, Batista, Randy Orton and Seth Rollins - because he does not depend on Triple H.
Sami Zayn fought Rusev and won shockingly with a Helluva Kick. During his talk, Samoa Joe attacked Zayn and choked him out. Kofi Kingston fought Bo Dallas and defeated him with SOS with New Day at ringside. Cesaro defeated Enzo Amore with an upper-cut during their match.
Roman Reigns fought Gallows and Anderson in a handicap match. When they double teamed on Reigns, they were disqualified. Reigns counter attacked as the tag team duo left the ring.
Braun Strowman faced Mark Henry. After Mark Henry could not manage to hit world strongest slam, Braun Strowman hit the powerslam on Henry for the win. Roman Reigns then came out and began fighting Strowman, but the latter owerpowered Reigns.