WWE Raw Results: Drew McIntyre Gets Ambushed, The Hurt Business Break up, Randy Orton Vows to End The Fiend

Published 03/30/2021, 8:00 AM EDT


WWE Monday Night Raw: March 29, 2021, featured unexpected matches, attempts at furthering crucial storylines before WrestleMania and some truly shocking moments. Let’s take a look at all that went down on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw.

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Major faction breaks up

Raw started with The Hurt Business inside the ring. MVP questioned Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander about their loss against Drew McIntyre in the handicap match. He gave them the chance to explain, but instead, they got furious and shoved MVP.

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Lashley, who was observing closely, retaliated with force. The segment ended with Benjamin and Alexander walking away while MVP and Lashley watched. The Hurt Business is over!

WWE Champion Bobby Lashley vs. Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander

The match started with Cedric Alexander unloading a series of punches on Lashley. ‘The Almighty’ put an end to Alexander’s beatings with a flatliner.

Shelton Benjamin tried to bring down Lashley, but he failed. Subsequently, Lashley put Benjamin in the Hurt Lock until he tapped out.

Bad Bunny wrecks havoc

The Miz and John Morrison were inside the ring, presenting their next music video. Miz complained about the upcoming WrestleMania match against Bad Bunny before playing “Hey, Hey, Hop, Hop”. The video ended, and Damien Priest along with Bad Bunny entered the arena to express their appreciation.

As expected, the conversation soon turned into an altercation. Bad Bunny punched The Miz before destroying Miz and Morrison’s music video poster.

Randy Orton cuts a promo

‘The Viper’ claimed The Fiend is an abomination, and he was going to put an end to him at WrestleMania.

However, Alexa Bliss responded by warning that The Fiend wouldn’t only destroy Orton but would also make sure Orton doesn’t step foot inside the ring again.

Braun Strowman reveals WrestleMania stipulation

In this segment, Shane McMahon started reading out Strowman’s fifth grade results with Elias and Jaxson Ryker standing with him. This angered the monster, and he came out looking to avenge himself.

McMahon let Ryker fight Strowman, and Strowman destroyed him.

Finally, he revealed the stipulation for the WrestleMania match – the two will collide inside a steel cage so that McMahon has nowhere to run.

Drew McIntyre issues an open challenge

The former WWE Champion was looking to fight anyone who would challenge him. Almost nobody was taking up his offer until he came across Ricochet.

Ricochet and McIntyre put up a good fight, but it ended with McIntyre delivering a claymore.

Following this, Mustafa Ali took up the open challenge and attacked McIntyre relentlessly. Ali’s domination was brief because McIntyre took over and delivered another claymore to the former Retribution leader.

Finally, McIntyre demanded Lashley come out, and the ‘Almighty’ did. ‘The Scottish Psychopath’ told Lashley that nothing can stop the WrestleMania match from happening.

Both of them started a brawl, but King Corbin interrupted. Corbin helped Lashley dominate McIntyre.

Sheamus vs. Matt Riddle

Before the in-ring match, Sheamus had attacked Riddle backstage first. While Sheamus bathed in that glory, Riddle attacked him and then dumped him over the top rope.

WWE has booked Sheamus vs. Matt Riddle for WrestleMania.

The New Day vs. AJ Styles & Omos

The current WWE Raw tag team champions faced Styles and his giant bodyguard turned tag team partner.

Even though New Day won via DQ, Omos showed his strength during this match. In a moment of fury, he picked up Kofi Kingston and threw him over the barricade and into the screens.

Naomi vs. Shayna Baszler

The Superstars started fighting, but there were a series of distractions. Others such as Dana Brooke, Mandy Rose, Lana, and Nia Jax distracted the fighting Superstars just enough for Naomi to secure the win via pinfall.

Rhea Ripley and WWE Raw Women’s Champion sign the contract

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Ripley and Asuka signed the WrestleMania contract. She flipped the table, but before anything else could happen, Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler appeared.

They challenged Asuka and Ripley for a tag team match. WWE might replicate exactly what it did with Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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