Raw Recap (02/22/2016)

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Facebook Footage: Brock Lesnar attacks Dean Ambrose backstage; placing him through the windshield of a limousine.

-Vincent J. McMahon Legacy of Excellence Award-

Vince McMahon presents the award to none other than Stephanie McMahon. Stephanie begins to deliver a speech but is interrupted by SHANE MCMAHON!!! (Crowd Goes Insane.) Shane states that the award should be given to a "worthy recipient" and that Stephanie doesn't deserve the honour. Shane explains how he "never lost his place in line." Shane boldly states that he wants "control of Monday Night Raw." Vince says that Shane will get want he wants provided that he wins "one match, one night" which of course Shane accepts. Vince announces that Shane must challenge The Undertaker at WrestleMania in a Hell in a Cell match.

Neville and Lucha Dragons vs. The New Day

The audience love The New Day during this rather lengthy and entertaining match. In the end, Kofi Kingston scores the pinfall.

Brock Lesnar is out with Paul Heyman to address the WWE Universe. Heyman puts over Lesnar as only Heyman can as Lesnar looks smug as usual. Heyman moves on to Dean Ambrose; stating that Lesnar got "his revenge." Heyman says that "an F5 will tear through the locker room all the way until WrestleMania." And here comes Ambrose driving an ambulance. Ambrose fumbles his way down to the ring and challenges Lesnar to a Street Fight at WrestleMania. Ambrose catches an F5 to the floor as Heyman accepts the challenge.

The Usos vs. The Ascension

Pre-Match: The Dudley Boyz are out to "remind" everyone just who they are as The Ascension attack.

The Usos recover and make quick work of The Ascension.

Chris Jericho calls out A.J. Styles to congratulate him face-to-face. The moment is interrupted by the Social Outcasts who belittle Jericho and Styles. And a tag team match is made.

Chris Jericho and A.J. Styles vs. Heath Slater and Curtis Axel

The team dubbed "Y2AJ" would pick up the victory in an exciting fashion as Chris Jericho secures the win with the Walls of Jericho.

Backstage: Triple H and Stephanie discuss Shane. Triple H tells Stephanie to "let it go" and that her "brother always has been and always will be a failure."

Still Backstage: Stephanie approaches Roman Reigns to inform him that he will have a match against Sheamus.

Backstage Again: Goldust continues to pursue R-Truth.

The Wyatt Family vs. Big Show, Ryback, and Kane

Back and forth action with a steady pace. Ryback walks out on his team while Bray Wyatt snags the victory.

Backstage: Ryback explains that he is "done with tag teams."

Sasha Banks vs. Naomi

Sasha looks like a million bucks as she picks up the victory with the Banks Statement.

Post-Match: Charlotte arrives to address Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch. Explaining to the girls how they must face each other in #1 Contenders match.

Roman Reigns vs. Sheamus

As expected, Triple H would appear while Roman Reigns was beaten down. And the fight ensues. Triple H busts Reigns open in a vicious attack - which also included a Pedigree onto the steel steps - as the show concludes.

Going Forward

Triple H vs. Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania will lead to Reigns taking major heat.

The Undertaker vs. Shane McMahon in a Hell in a Cell match? This could prove fantastic or disastrous. Does Shane O Mac still have that competitive fire?

Brock Lesnar vs. Dean Ambrose in a Street Fight is a nice addition to the card and should prove to be a brutal encounter.

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