WWE Raw delivered an action-packed show on December 18, featuring thrilling matchups and unexpected twists.
R-Truth vs. JD McDonagh: Miracle on 34th Street Fight
Raw kicked off with a holiday-themed match as JD McDonagh faced R-Truth in a Miracle on 34th Street Fight. The encounter was a perfect blend of humor and competitiveness, with Dominik Mysterio adding a surprising twist. In the end, Truth emerged victorious, leaving us curious about the implications of the supposed “Loser Leaves Judgment Day” agreement.
Result: R-Truth defeated JD McDonagh
The Miz vs. Gunther: IC Title Rematch
Following a segment with Nia Jax and Becky Lynch, the IC title rematch between The Miz and Gunther captivated the audience. The match showcased The Miz’s underdog qualities and Gunther’s dominance. Despite Miz’s resilience, he couldn’t dethrone the champion, resulting in an intense and satisfying encounter.
Result: Gunther defeated The Miz
Chelsea and Piper vs. Kayden and Katana: Women’s Tag Team Championships
Shinsuke Nakamura’s backstage segment set the stage for the women’s tag team championship match. Initially struggling to find a rhythm, the match took an unexpected turn after the break. In a surprising outcome, Kayden Carter and Katana Chance, aka KC2, secured victory, claiming the women’s tag team titles.
Result: Carter and Chance defeated Piper and Chelsea to win the women’s tag titles
Ivar vs. Akira Tozawa: Unexpected Challenge
Akira Tozawa’s request for a match led to an unexpected showdown with Ivar. While Tozawa showcased a fiery start, Ivar’s Viking strength prevailed, resulting in a match that exceeded expectations. Despite the interference of Maxxine Dupri, Ivar secured a well-deserved victory.
Result: Ivar defeated Akira Tozawa
Ludwig Kaiser vs. Jey Uso: Singles Stars Showdown
In a competitive match that possibly stretched longer than necessary, ludwig faced Jey Uso. Both Uso brothers demonstrated their singles prowess, delivering quality in-ring action. Jey Uso ultimately secured the win with a decisive Uso Splash, showcasing the evolving dynamics of singles competition.
Judgment Day vs. Creeds: Tag Team Title Main Event
The main event featured a tag team title bout between Judgment Day and the formidable Creeds. Ivy Nile and Rhea Ripley added to the ringside drama. Despite the Creeds’ dominance, Finn Balor and Damian Priest displayed resilience, eventually sealing the victory with Priest’s South of Heaven finisher. The Creeds’ call-up story continues to impress, solidifying their place as a force to be reckoned with in WWE.
Result: Judgment Day defeated the Creeds to retain the tag titles
WWE Raw on December 18 delivered a rollercoaster of emotions and high-quality matches. From the entertaining Miracle on 34th Street Fight to the intense tag team main event, the show kept fans on the edge of their seats. As we anticipate the repercussions of the outcomes, Raw continues to be a platform for both established and emerging talents to shine.