The latest episode of WWE "Raw" took place in Portland, Oregon at the Moda Center. It would feature an opening segment with GM #Kurt Angle talking about #The Shield facing Miz, Braun Strowman, Sheamus and Cesaro at the "TLC" PPV. The Shield made their famous entrance through the crowd together to come to the ring and cut a promo. They called out their opponents on Sunday and said they should fight it out now. All four men came out towards the ring, but Angle told them the fight has to wait until Sunday or he'll call off the tag team title match and steel cage match.

Match results

The team of Jason Jordan, Titus O'Neil, and Apollo Crews defeated Elias, Luke Gallows, and Karl Anderson via pinfall.

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The match lasted just under seven minutes with Crews able to deliver a sit-out powerbomb on Karl Anderson for the pin.

Cedric Alexander defeated Jack Gallagher in a match involving the "205 Live" stars. Brian Kendrick and Rich Swann were ringside. Towards the end of the match, Swann took out Kendrick by hitting a tornado DDT on him off the steps. In the ring, Alexander hit a Lumbar Check on Gallagher to get the win.

Sasha Banks defeated Alicia Fox via submission. Banks had her Bank Statement on early on, but Fox got to the ropes. Later, Alicia elbowed Sasha in the face and caused a bloody nose. Towards the end, Banks made a comeback and put the Bank Statement on again to make Fox tap out.

After commercial, Charly Caruso tried to interview Sasha Banks backstage when Fox rushed in and attacked Sasha to knock her down.

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Fox also shoved a ref who tried to help.

They had a segment with Enzo Amore talking about being robbed by Kurt Angle of his Cruiserweight title. New champ Kalisto came out to say Enzo talks too much. Noam Dar, Tony Nese, Ariya Daivari, and Drew Gulak all attacked Kalisto. Mustafa Ali rushed to the ring to try to make a save, but Enzo blindsided Ali and started to stomp away on him.

Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose were able to retain their tag team titles against Sheamus and Cesaro. The heels had a double team move on Ambrose late, but Rollins managed to break up their pinfall. They went for a double crucifix move on Ambrose, but Rollins broke things up again. Ambrose eventually recovered to hit Dirty Deeds on Cesaro for the pinfall win.

Mickie James and Bayley defeated the team of Emma and Raw Women's Champion Alexa Bliss. The match went over 11 minutes. Eventually, Mickie caught Alexa by kicking her in the head and scored the pinfall.

They had backstage segments with Curtis Axel telling Sheamus and Cesaro he needs to be the fifth man on their team Sunday.

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He was so hyped up he said he was going to go take the fight to Reigns. Later, they showed Axel had found Shield and was approaching them as Raw went to commercial. The Miz would discover Axel beat up backstage as two refs checked on him with a trainer. Renee Young asked if Miz would be able to replace Axel and he said Axel was never the fifth man.

Main event

The main event featured that longstanding rivalry between Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman. This time the two competitors would meet inside a steel cage surrounding the ring. The two would smash one another against the cage and hit plenty of big moves throughout the match. Sheamus and Cesaro showed up to stop Reigns from climbing out of the cage, but Rollins and Ambrose rushed down to attack them. They fought backstage, and The Miz went back there to close them off in part of the garage.

Miz would return to the stage to watch the match. At one point, Strowman delivered a huge move with Reigns to slam him down to the mat from the cage wall. Later, Reigns gained control and hit several Superman Punch moves on Braun in the corner. He went for a Spear, but Strowman tossed him into the air and then Reigns hit another punch for a near fall.

The match would continue with both men going back and forth. Eventually, the lights went sort of dark in the arena and Kane's theme music came on. "The Big Red Monster" was nowhere to be seen though. Reigns finally hit a big move on Strowman, but moments later, Kane popped up from out of the mat under the ring. He would Chokeslam Reigns and then hit a piledriver on him. Strowman was able to grab the pinfall victory. With that, The Miz [VIDEO] announced that Kane was the fifth member of his team to help them take on The Shield at Sunday's PPV. #Wwe Raw