WWE Raw Results (4/11/22): Cody Rhodes vs. The Miz

WWE Raw
April 11, 2022
Little Caesars Arena
Detroit, Michigan

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Commentators: (Jimmy Smith, Byron Saxton and Jerry The King Lawler)

Miz TV With Special Guest: Cody Rhodes 

First Match: Dominik Mysterio vs. Veer Mahaan

Dominik side steps Veer into the turnbuckles. Dominik with two overhand chops. Veer pie faces Dominik. Veer drops Dominik with a shoulder tackle. Veer punches Dominik in the back. Veer whips Dominik across the ring. Veer with a Leaping Body Block. Veer sends Dominik into the ropes. Dominik kicks Veer in the chest. Dominik SuperKicks Veer. Dominik dumps Veer out of the ring.

Veer catches Dominik in mid-air. Veer swings Dominik into the ringside barricade. Veer connects with The Western Lariat. Veer rolls Dominik back into the ring. Veer nails Dominik with another Western Lariat. Veer with a Seated Senton on Dominik’s back. Veer makes Dominik tap out to The Cervical Clutch. After the match, Veer locks in another Cervical Clutch. Veer had to be restrained by the officials and backstage producers. Dominik gets taken out on a stretcher.

Winner: Veer Mahaan via Submission

Second Match: AJ Styles vs. Damian Priest 

Styles ducks a clothesline from Priest. Styles is throwing haymakers at Priest. Priest launches Styles to the corner. Styles side steps Priest into the turnbuckles. Styles delivers his combination offense. Priest shoves Styles. Priest rocks Styles with a forearm smash. Priest with two knee lifts. Priest kicks the left hamstring of Styles. Priest with The Rolling Elbow. Styles answers with a forearm. Styles clotheslines Priest over the top rope. Styles with a Sliding Knee Strike. Styles with a Flying Forearm that propels Priest into the time keepers area. Styles slams Priest’s head on the announce table. Styles drops Priest with The Slingshot Phenomenal Forearm. Styles has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Styles with two forearm smashes. Priest drives his knee into the midsection of Styles. Priest is throwing haymakers at Styles.

Priest sends Styles to the corner. Styles decks Priest with a back elbow smash. Styles hits The MoonSault Reverse DDT. Styles is busted open. Styles delivers The Phenomenal Blitz. Styles with a basement forearm smash. Styles is fired up. Styles with a leaping corner clothesline. Styles drops Priest with The Ushigoroshi for a two count. Priest denies The Styles Clash. Priest drives Styles back first into the turnbuckles. Styles kicks Priest in the face. Priest nails Styles with The Bell Clap. Priest with The Flatliner for a two count. Priest applies a wrist lock. Priest with clubbing chest kicks. Priest talks smack to Styles. Priest repeatedly kicks Styles in the back. Priest goes for The Reckoning, but Styles counters with The Pele Kick. Priest launches Styles over the top rope. Styles with a leaping forearm smash. Styles goes for The Phenomenal Forearm, but Priest counters with The Roundhouse Kick. Priest gets down on his knee and the lights go out in the building. The referee decided to call off the match.

Match Result: No-Contest 

Third Match: Cody Rhodes vs. The Miz 

Seth Rollins is watching this match from the ringside area. Rhodes ducks a clothesline from Miz. Rhodes applies a waist lock. Miz decks Rhodes with a back elbow smash. Miz drives his knee into the midsection of Rhodes. Miz punches Rhodes in the back. Rhodes reverses out of the irish whip from Miz. Miz kicks Rhodes in the chest. Rhodes Powerslams Miz. Rhodes with The Disaster Kick. Miz regroups on the outside. Rhodes runs after Miz. Miz avoids The Elbow Drop. Miz denies The Cody Cutter. Miz goes for The Skull Crushing Finale, but Rhodes counters with a deep arm-drag. Rhodes kicks Miz in the gut. Rhodes with The Delayed Front Suplex for a two count. Rhodes starts doing push ups in the center of the ring.

Rhodes stomps on Miz’s chest. Rhodes applies the cravate. Rhodes slams Miz’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Rhodes with a forearm smash. Miz reverses out of the irish whip from Rhodes. Miz kicks Rhodes in the ribs. Miz with a Running Boot. Miz repeatedly drives his knee into Rhodes back. Miz with a Running Boot. Miz with a Seated Senton. Miz fish hooks Rhodes. Miz applies a rear chin lock. Rhodes with heavy bodyshots. Rhodes is throwing haymakers at Miz. Rhodes slaps Miz in the chest. Miz reverses out of the irish whip from Rhodes. Miz kicks Rhodes off the ring apron. Miz has complete control of the match during the commercial break.

Miz is throwing haymakers at Rhodes. Miz toys around with Rhodes. Rhodes tells Miz to bring it. Rhodes blocks a boot from Miz. Rhodes clotheslines Miz. Rhodes with a running forearm smash. Rhodes with The Delayed Powerslam for a two count. Rhodes plays to the crowd. Rhodes lands The Suicide Dive. Rhodes rolls Miz back into the ring. Rhodes dives over Miz. Miz dropkicks the left knee of Rhodes. Miz applies The Figure Four Leg Lock. Palm Strike Exchange. Rhodes reverses the pressure. Miz grabs the bottom rope which forces the break. Rhodes kicks Miz in the gut. Rhodes with a Drop Down Uppercut. Rhodes hits The Cody Cutter. Rhodes connects with The Cross Rhodes to pickup the victory.

Winner: Cody Rhodes via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: Liv Morgan vs. Naomi w/Sasha Banks 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Naomi applies a side headlock. Morgan whips Naomi across the ring. Naomi drops Morgan with a shoulder tackle. Naomi proceeds to twerk. Morgan drops down on the canvas. Naomi sends Morgan into the ropes. Naomi leapfrogs over Morgan. Naomi goes for a Hip Toss, but Morgan lands back on her feet. Morgan ducks a clothesline from Naomi. Morgan goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Naomi lands back on her feet. Morgan avoids Two Roundhouse Kicks. Morgan sends Naomi into the ropes. Morgan kicks Naomi in the chest. Morgan dives over Naomi.

Naomi delivers The Booty Shake. Morgan with a Running Hurricanrana. Naomi side steps Morgan into the turnbuckles. Naomi with The Roll Through Boot for a two count. Morgan with an inside cradle for a two count. Naomi ducks under two clotheslines from Morgan. Double Dropkick. Naomi denies The Oblivion. Naomi goes for The O’Connor Roll, but Morgan holds onto the turnbuckles. Morgan decks Naomi with a back elbow smash. Morgan goes for The Flying Hurricanrana, but Naomi counters with a PowerBomb for a two count. Morgan rolls Naomi over for a two count. Naomi connects with The Double Leg Nelson to pickup the victory.

Winner: Naomi via Pinfall 

Fifth Match: Bianca BelAir vs. Queen Zelina 

BelAir denies The Schoolgirl Rollup. BelAir drops Vega with a shoulder tackle. BelAir sends Vega to the corner. Vega hits The Backstabber for a two count. Vega applies a front face lock. Vega transitions into The Muta Lock. Vega grabs a rear chin lock. BelAir sends Vega back first into the canvas. BelAir kicks Vega in the gut. BelAIr with The Fallaway Slam. BelAir pops back on her feet. BelAir puts Vega on the top turnbuckle. BelAir delivers The EST Slam. BelAir connects with The KOD to pickup the victory.

Winner: Bianca BelAir via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Randy Orton & Matt Riddle vs. The Alpha Academy 

Matt Riddle and Chad Gable will start things off. Gable with a throat thrust. Gable unloads two knife edge chops. Gable sends Riddle to the corner. Riddle dives over Gable. Riddle with The Mid-Kick. Riddle with a GutWrench Suplex. Riddle tags in Orton. Assisted Floating BRO. Orton delivers The Garvin Stomp. Orton tags in Riddle. Riddle with another mid-kick. Orton stomps on the right hand of Gable. Forearm Exchange. Gable denies The BRO To Sleep. Gable applies a waist lock. Dozovic made the blind tag. Gable whips Riddle across the ring. Gable ducks a clothesline from Riddle. German Suplex/Running Lariat Combination. Riddle regroups on the outside. Dozovic rolls Riddle back into the ring. Dozovic sends Riddle into the ropes.

Dozovic drops Riddle with a Body Block. Alpha Academy has complete control of the match during the commercial break. Gable applies an arm-bar. Riddle with forearm shivers. Riddle delivers his combination offense. Gable tags in Dozovic. Gable with The Tiger Suplex. Gable knocks Orton off the ring apron. Dozovic with The Running Splash for a two count. Dozovic tags in Gable. Riddle fights out of the electric chair position. Riddle with a Pump Knee Strike in mid-air. Riddle with a Step Up Knee Strike to Dozovic. Riddle uses his feet to create separation. Riddle tags in Orton. Orton with two clotheslines. Orton ducks a clothesline from Gable. Orton Powerslams Gable. Orton plays to the crowd. Orton hits The Draping DDT. Orton goes for The RKO, but Gable counters with the backslide cover for a two count. Orton connects with The RKO to pickup the victory.

Winner: Randy Orton & Matt Riddle via Pinfall 

Updated WWE WrestleMania Backlash 2022 Match Card 

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Seventh Match: The Usos vs. The Street Profits 

Jimmy Uso and Montez Ford will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wrist Lock Exchange. Jimmy applies a side headlock. Ford whips Jimmy across the ring. Jimmy drops Ford with a shoulder tackle. Ford dropkicks Jimmy. Ford applies a wrist lock. Ford with a knife edge chop. Ford with a straight right hand. Ford grabs a side wrist lock. Ford tags in Dawkins. Double Irish Whip. Double Shoulder Tackle. Assisted MoonSault for a one count. Jimmy uppercuts Dawkins. Jimmy with a knife edge chop. Jimmy slams Dawkins head on the top turnbuckle pad. Dawkins reverses out of the irish whip from Jimmy. Dawkins with The 360 Stinger Splash for a one count. Dawkins applies a front face lock. Jimmy runs Dawkins into the turnbuckles. Jey tags himself in. Jey with a flying forearm smash. Jey toys around with Dawkins. Dawkins with a flying back elbow strike for a two count. Jimmy made the blind tag. Jey reverses out of the irish whip from Dawkins. Dawkins ducks a clothesline from Jimmy. Dawkins leapfrogs over Jey. Double SpineBuster.

Jimmy puts his knee on the back of Dawkins neck. Jey delivers a cheap shot behind the referee’s back. Jimmy tags in Jey. BackBreaker/Flying Axe Handle Combination. Jey applies a rear chin lock. Jey transitions into a front face lock. Jey pulls Dawkins down to the mat. Jey tags in Jimmy. Wish Bone Attack. Jimmy talks smack to Dawkins. Jimmy with a straight right hand. Jimmy with a knife edge chop. Dawkins is displaying his fighting spirit. Jimmy drops Dawkins with a Spinning Enzuigiri for a two count. Jimmy stomps on the left hand of Dawkins. Jimmy tags in Jey. Jey with a gut punch. Jey sends Dawkins to the corner. Dawkins knocks Jimmy off the ring apron. Dawkins launches Jey over the top rope. Jey pulls Dawkins out of the ring. Dawkins with two forearm smashes. Jey attacks Dawkins from behind. Jey throws Dawkins into RK-BRO. That leads us to a huge standoff on the outside. Ford lands The SomerSault Plancha. The Usos regains control of the match during the commercial break.

Jimmy applies a rear chin lock. Dawkins with elbows into the midsection of Jimmy. Dawkins denies The Samoan Drop. Dawkins hits The Silencer. Ford and Jey are tagged in. Ford with a Flying Crossbody Block. Ford knocks Jimmy off the apron. Jey whips Ford across the ring. Ford ducks a clothesline from Jey. Ford with a Lariat. Jimmy goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Ford lands back on his feet. Ford thrust kicks the midsection of Jimmy. Ford kicks Jimmy in the chest. Ford with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Jey sends Ford to the corner. Ford showcases his athleticism. Ford drops Jey with The Running Blockbuster for a two count. Jey reverses out of the irish whip from Ford. Jey sends Ford chest first into the turnbuckles. Jey with The Elevated NeckBreaker for a two count.

Jey tags in Jimmy. Dawkins pulls Jey out of the ring. Jimmy takes a swipe at Dawkins. Ford rolls Jimmy over for a two count. Ford tags in Dawkins. Dawkins rocks Jimmy with a forearm smash. Ford tags himself in. Doomsday BlockBuster for a two count. Jimmy uppercuts Dawkins from the outside. Jimmy SuperKicks Dawkins. Jimmy tags in Jey. Jey goes for The USO Splash, but Dawkins gets his knees up in the air. Dawkins tags in Ford. Ford connects with The Frog Splash for a two count. Jimmy denies The Silencer. Jimmy drives Dawkins shoulder first into the steel ring post. Ford launches Jimmy over the top rope. Ford avoids The SuperKick from Jey. Ford delivers The Back Fist. Jimmy tags himself in. Short-Arm Reversal by Jey. The Usos plants Ford with The 1D to pickup the victory. After the match, The Usos had a standoff with RK-BRO. Riddle avoided the sneak attack from Dawkins. Orton drops Ford with The RKO. The Usos nails Orton with The Double SuperKick. The Usos stands tall over with both tag team title belts to close the show.

Winner: The Usos via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez