Monday Night Raw Quick Recap (May 23, 2022)

For those of you who want just the quick results and don't want the details of matches, this is a quick recap of tonight's show. There are spoilers for tonight's show below. The full results can be found right here and you can find our preview over here! Tonight's episode aired live from Evans, Indiana's Ford Center.


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Monday Night Raw Quick Recap for May 23, 2022

Matches Tonight: Seven (approx. 61 minutes)
  • Six-Man Tag Match: Riddle & the Street Profits vs Sami Zayn & the Usos. A solid match that saw Riddle pick up the win after the Usos abandoned Sami Zayn. 8:23-8:36pm EST.
  • Mixed Tag Match: AJ Styles & Liv Morgan vs the Judgment Day. Edge's interference led to a Judgment Day win. Post-match, the trio beat down AJ Styles and Liv Morgan. 9:14-9:26pm EST.
  • Singles Match: Alexa Bliss vs Nikki A.S.H. w/ Doudrop. Alexa Bliss won; Nikki's adopted a bit of a more-aggressive style it seems. 9:48-9:51pm EST.
  • Singles Match: The Miz vs Cody Rhodes. Rhodes won by DQ when Rollins attacked. After the match, Rollins and the Miz beat down Cody. 10:00-10:13pm EST.
  • Singles Match: Ezekiel vs Chad Gable w/ Otis & Kevin Owens. Despite multiple interference attempts by Otis and the Miz, Ezekiel pulled out the win. 10:20-10:24pm EST.
  • Singles Match: Bobby Lashley vs MVP w/ Omos. It was agreed earlier in the show that the winner of this match would pick the special stipulation for Lashley/Omos at Hell in a Cell. MVP won by count-out when Omos distracted Lashley just long enough.10:34-10:38pm EST.
  • Singles Main Event Match: Becky Lynch vs Asuka, with the stipulation that if Lynch wins, she'll be added to the Raw Championship match at HiaC. Lynch won and it's now a triple-threat match. 10:47-10:59pm EST.
Miscellaneous Non-Match Segments of Note:
  • RK-No?: Riddle addressed the recent loss of their tag titles and stated he's not sure what the future holds for RK-Bro, all while praising Orton and the time they had together. 8:06-8:11pm EST.
  • Lashley's All Mighty Challenge: Lashley challenged MVP to a match, with the winner getting to pick the special stipulation for Omos/Lashley at Hell in a Cell. 8:45-8:51pm EST.
  • The Judgment Day Address the WWE Universe: Again, Edge implored Superstars to wisen up and join the Judgment Day. 9:01-9:09pm EST.
  • The King's Corner w/ Jerry "the King" Lawler: Veer Mahaan was the special guest. After a few lame jokes from Lawler, Veer made comments about the Mysterios and his need to destroy them. The Mysterios hit the ring to save Lawler and repeatedly kept Veer out of the ring with kicks until he gave up and left. 9:33-9:37pm EST.
  • Becky Lynch/Asuka: It was determined early in the broadcast that the two would have a match, with the special stipulation that if Lynch wins, she'd be added to the Raw Championship match at Hell in a Cell. Lynch would go on to win and be added.
  • Hell in a Cell Matches: Bobby Lashley vs Omos w/ MVP. Ezekiel vs Kevin Owens. Bianca Belair(c) vs Becky Lynch vs Asuka for the Raw Women's Championship.

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