As the WWE builds on WrestleMania 32 and the influx of new talent coming up from NXT and from abroad, they air an episode of WWE Monday Night RAW from London, England, taped in front of an incredibly passionate WWE Universe.

The following includes all results and spoilers from the episode of WWE Monday Night RAW that aired on the USA Network on April 18 and was taped at the O2 Arena in London.

  • Dean Ambrose started RAW with the first official edition of the Ambrose Asylum, Shane McMahon being the first guest. Eventually, Kevin OwensSami Zaynand Chris Jericho interrupted, setting up matches for both RAW and Payback.
  • Chris Jericho defeated Sami Zayn after a thumb to the eye set up the Codebreaker.

  • Backstage, Mauro Ranallo interviewed AJ Styles, who was interrupted by Bullet Club members Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows, revealing that (according to storylines) Styles put in a good word for the team, leading to their arrival in WWE. Their beer-drinking gimmick remains intact.
  • Enzo Amore & Colin Cassady defeated The Dudley Boyz in the semi-finals of the WWE Tag Team Championship No. 1 Contenders Tournament. The NXT call-ups were incredibly over in London.
  • Roman Reigns received mostly boos from the London crowd, while AJ Styles received almost completely cheers (until he complimented Reigns). The Big Dog acknowledged the new wave of talent hitting the WWE scene. After a words-only, face-to-face in-ring confrontation, The Bullet Club attacked Roman Reigns while Styles looked on in apparent bewilderment. Backstage, Styles tells Reigns he had nothing to do with the attack. Reigns doesn't believe him.

  • Dolph Ziggler was on guest commentary as Baron Corbin defeated Fandango. Post-match, Corbin laid out Ziggler by hitting the End of Days outside the ring.
  • Another Puerto Rico-centric vignette aired starring the ex-Los Matadores, once again unmasked.
  • WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz and wife Maryse hosted MizTV, and were soon interrupted by Cesaro. Before they came to blows, Cesaro had a match with Rusev of The League of Nations. However, Cesaro announced an 8-man tag match that involved the WWE Tag Team Champions. After a flurry of finishers, Cesaro & The New Day defeated The Miz & The League of Nations.

  • Backstage, Charlotte and Ric Flair were interviewed by Ranallo. After reviewing the DQ ending to last week's Women's Title Match, they are visited by Natalya, who reveals Bret Hart will be in her corner when she faces Charlotte for the title at Payback.
  • An update is shown about Total Bellas (a Total Divas spin-off) that is set to debut on E! in October starring The Bella Twins. Natalya will be this week's WWE representative on SportsCenter on Tuesday night.
  • Natalya, Paige, Sasha Banks & Becky Lynch defeated Charlotte, Summer Rae, & Team B.A.D. when Natalya made Charlotte tap to the Sharpshooter.

  • AJ Styles is shown talking to The Bullet Club backstage as The Usos are shown making their way to the ring.
  • The Vaudevillains defeated The Usos after hitting the Whirling Dervish. They will face Enzo and Big Cass in the finals of the tag team tournament.
  • Apollo Crews defeated Heath Slater of the Social Outcasts. Post-match, Kevin Owens made his way to the ring for the main event.
  • Dean Ambrose defeated Kevin Owens when he connected with Dirty Deeds. Post-match, Chris Jericho hit the Lunatic Fringe with a Codebreaker as Monday Night RAW went off the air.

WWE Monday Night RAW airs weekly on the USA Network at 8/7c.

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A 90-minute version of Monday Night RAW can be streamed on-demand the following day with a Hulu Plus subscription. Replays of the full episode of WWE's RAW are made available to stream on-demand with a WWE Network subscription several weeks after they initially air on USA.

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