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Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/08/2024

Arena: Wells Fargo Center
City: Philadelphia, PA

Paul “Triple H” Leveque is out first to open Raw after WrestleMania. He thanked the crowd for making this the greatest WrestleMania ever and then introduced the new WWE champion, the American Nightmare Cody Rhodes.

Triple H told him congratulations and he received a call from a couple guys that made a special video package for Cody last night. He wanted to share it with everyone so they brought out a couple of TVs since there was no large video screen set up.

Cody acknowledged Roman Reigns for his title run and said he may be the most important Superstar of our generation. After Cody finished, The Rock came out. Every time the Rock would put the microphone by his mouth, the crowd booed loudly.

The Rock says he came out to deliver flowers and congratulate Philadelphia for the largest gathering of trailer park trash. Rock said no disrespect, his mom had a big smile on her face, and she should have. And so did his daddy in heaven. Rock then said Dusty was his hero.

The Rock asked Cody if there was any way the Rock could hold his title. Cody said you could hold it for a moment if I could hold yours. Rock agreed. Rock said it feels right. Then they handed each other’s titles back. The Rock then thanked Cody and said it meant a lot, then said he must go away for a little while now.

The Rock said when he comes back, whether Cody is champion or not, he is coming back for Cody and Cody said he is looking forward to it. Rock reminded Cody then he beat Roman and ended that story but 24 hours earlier, The Rock pinned Cody, so their story is just beginning. Cody said he believes that and Cody said I am their champion (the fans) which means I am your champion too as his boss.

The Rock said you are my champion and I have something to give to you. The Rock took something out of his pocket and handed it to Cody and said you don’t even need to open your hand to know what this is…so never break my heart again.

Shinsuke Nakamura VS. Ilja Dragunov

The NXT champion hit a flying headbutt and got the win.

Winner: NXT champion Ilja Dragunov

Finn Balor, Dominik Mysterio and JD McDonagh are in the ring, Dominik announced Rhea Ripley as still being the Women’s World champion, but the fans were booing so loud you could barely hear him. Rhea said WrestleMania was almost perfect, and they have a few things to deal with, but this is a new era for the Judgement Day. Finn then announces the new World Heavyweight champion Damian Priest.

Damian said all rise for the Judgment Day and R- Truth snuck in and held his tag title up with Damian and Rhea. As Truth started to pitch The Miz being a member of the Judgement Day, The Miz comes out and says he doesn’t want to be in the Judgement Day.

The Miz said since you are introducing new champions, we are the new Raw Tag Team champions. Finn then challenged them for the titles and Truth says no we can have a six-man tag against us and the guy you can’t see. As Truth went to introduce the guy you can’t see, the Judgment Day attacked them.

JD McDonagh, Finn Balor & Dominik Mysterio VS. Awesome Truth & John Cena

As the Judgment Day was beating down The Miz, John Cena comes out and Miz tags him in.

Cena, Truth and Miz give Judgment Day a triple Attitude Adjustment and all there pin the Judgment Day.

Winners: Awesome Truth & John Cena

Rhea told Dom he needed to deal with Andrade, and he said he would talk to Pearce. Liv Morgan then attacked Rhea backstage.

Indi Hartwell VS. Roxanne Perez

Perez hit Pop Rocks roll up and pinned Indi.

Winner: NXT Women’s champion Roxanne Perez

Sami Zayn runs into Main Event Jey Uso and both congratulate each other on their wins at WrestleMania.

Sami Zayn is next to the ring. Sami begins by saying Gunter goes down as the greatest Intercontinental champion of all time. Sami then thanked his family and Kevin Owens for supporting him and before he could get to the other person that helped him, Ludwig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci interrupted him.

As Vinci and Kaiser start to get in the ring after Sami, Chad Gable came out to back Sami up.

Sami Zayn & Chad Gable VS. Imperium

Sami hit the Helluva Kick on Vinci and Gable hit him with the Chaos Theory.

Winners: Sami Zayn & Chad Gable

Adam Pearce, Ava and Nick Aldis are talking to Andrade and Nick Congratulated Adam with signing Andrade and Chelsea Green comes in and told them about leaving her off WrestleMania and Pearce told her to go to the ring as her moment awaits.

Chelsea Green VS. Jade Cargill

Jade quickly slams Chelsea with the Jaded for the win.

Winner: Jade Cargill

Alpha Academy are talking, and Sami comes up and asked the rest of Alpha Academy to give them a minute and Sami agrees to defend the Intercontinental championship against Chad next week in his hometown of Montreal.

Drew McIntyre VS. Ricochet VS. Big Bronson Reed VS. Main Event Jey Uso for the number one contender for the world championship.

Prior to the match Drew McIntrye complained about what happened last night.

Ricochet took out Big Bronson Reed by splashing him through the announce table.

As Drew set up for the Claymore on Jey, CM Punk came out and held his leg and gave Jey time to recover and hit Drew with a spear then splash off the top rope.

Winner and number one contender to the World Championship: Main Event Jey Uso

Joe Adams
Joe Adams
Born, raised, and living in Pennsylvania, Joe has been a wrestling fan since the early 80's. He also likes the NFL, playing Madden Football on consoles, and camping. He is a proud father of four kids.

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