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Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/06/2024

Arena: XL Center
City: Hartford, CT

As the Judgment Day makes their way to the ring, Michael Cole announces that Drew McIntyre isn’t medically cleared to compete in tonight’s opening King of the Ring Tournament matches.

The Judgment Day is now in the ring. Priest said he needed to talk about what happened with the Judgment Day after the match at Backlash. Priest apologizes to JD and Finn. As Finn brags about having a first-round bye, Adam Pearce comes out and says he is not getting a first-round bye. Pearce tells the Judgment Day to clear the ring because what happened at Backlash is not happening tonight and Finn’s new opponent is Main Event Jey Uso.

Main Event Jey Uso VS. Finn Balor in Round One of the King of the Ring Tournament

Drew McIntyre comes out and distracted Jey but as Finn set Jey up, Jey countered with a spear and gets the win.

Winner: Main Event Jey Uso

Drew is in the back yelling at Adam Pearce and Adam told him he is not medically cleared to compete it is that simple and Drew tells him he is tired of this BS and leaves. CM Punk pulls in and Pearce told him he was late.

Punk tells Adam to have the truck play his music, he has something to say.

Punk goes straight to the ring. Punk said he came there to pick a fight with Drew McIntyre and wanted everyone to tweet at Drew that Punk is in the ring calling him out. Punk talked about Drew and how he hates Punk but does everything Punk does and asked Drew if he hated him or himself.

Cathy Kelly interviewed Ricochet about his match with Ilja Dragunov and Braun Strowman comes in and hugs Ricochet. Cathy then asked him why he intervened in the Judgment Day last week and he said he had to because he hates bullies, and this isn’t about him it’s about Ricochet and told Ricochet to go out and show everyone why they already call him King Ricochet.

Natalya VS. Iyo Sky in Round One in the Queen of the Ring Tournament

With the moonsault, Iyo pins Natalya

Winner: Iyo Sky

After the match Damage Control puts everyone on notice that they are back on Raw. They announce that Asuka is hurt so Dakota Kai will take her place in the Queen of the Ring tournament.

An Ilja Dragunov video was played.

Ilja Dragunov VS. Ricochet in Round One King of the Ring Tournament Match

This was a great match, but it was Ilja after a superplex and a second H Bomb, which helped him pick up the win.

Winner: Ilja Dragunov

After the match the two shook hands and looked to agree to another match in the future.

Jackie Redmond interviewed Sheamus.

Zoey Stark VS. Ivy Nile in First Round Match in the Queen of the Ring Tournament

Zoey hits her Z360 to get the win.

Winner: Zoey Stark

R-Truth had an idea for their next title defense and Adam Pearce was happy to listen but when he brought in the coach for the NCAA champion basketball team The Miz had to come and pull him out to explain why that couldn’t face them.

Bron Breakker then yelled for Pearce and asked him to explain why he was not in the King of the Ring tournament and Pearce said I figured you would want that answer so let’s go to my office and talk about that.

The Judgment Day were talking about tonight’s activities and JD said Braun Strowman needs taken care of and Priest said he will be by you. Dominik and Carlito come in and Priest said he will never forgive him for costing him his match in Puerto Rico last year.

Chad Gable VS. Big Bronson Reed

This match was not long before Sami Zayn came in and attacked Gable then Reed as well. But it was Big Bronson Reed who left Sami and Gable both lying in the ring.

Winner: No Contest

As Reed entered the backstage area, Adam Pearce asked him if they could control themselves and Reed said this is business and if he wanted control, it is about the Intercontinental title he knows what he has to do.

A video of Lyra Valkyria was shown.

Gunther talked about his match with Sheamus and wanting to win the King of the Ring tournament.

Michael Cole interviewed Becky Lynch in the ring. Liv Morgan interrupted her and then after they agreed to a title match at King and Queen of the Ring, Damage Control interrupted and said they run Monday Night Raw and Liv leaves the ring and said they are not her problem.

Damage Control attacked Becky, Lyra Valkyria came in and helped Becky.

Jackie Redmond interviewed Sami Zayn and she asked when this would end. Sami said triple threat match at King and Queen of the Ring in Saudi Arabia.

Dakota Kai VS. Lyra Valkyria in Round One of the Queen of the Ring Tournament

Lyra hit the night wing to get the win.

Winner: Lyra Valkyria

Kofi Kingston talks about Xavier Woods being injured and can’t compete to be a back-to-back King of the Ring. Kofi says no disrespect he has to win this tournament for Woods.

Gunther VS. Sheamus in Round One of the King of the Ring tournament

Gunther gets Sheamus’ leg draped over the top rope by ducking a brogue kick and Kaiser pulls Sheamus then kicks his leg before being thrown out of the arena by the referee. The match continued and Sheamus looked like he was going to win but Gunther caught him in a power bomb when Sheamus’ leg gave out and turned Sheamus into a Boston Crab. Sheamus almost made it to the rope for the break, but Gunther dragged him back to the middle of the ring and laid back on Sheamus forcing Sheamus to tap out.

Winner: Gunther

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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