Monday Night Raw Results – March 6, 2023

Finn Balor vs. Johnny Gargano

We go back to the ring and out comes The Judgment Day – Finn Balor with Damian Priest, Rhea Ripley and Dominik Mysterio. Back to commercial.

Back from the break and Paul Heyman is backstage hyping up Jimmy Uso so that he can end the Sami Zayn problem. Heyman goes on and says if Jey Uso doesn’t come back to The Bloodline this week, Roman Reigns will blame Jimmy, no one else. Heyman walks off. We go back to the ring and out comes Johnny Gargano with Dexter Lumis as The Judgment Day looks on.

The bell rings and they go at it. Balor levels Gargano with a big shoulder, then he taunts him. Balor drops Gargano and goes for a headlock but Gargano counters. Balor gets to the ropes to break the hold as Balor’s stablemates taunt Gargano.

Balor with a headlock to Gargano now. Gargano comes back with arm drags, then he grounds Balor. More back and forth now. Balor runs into a big boot. Gargano mounts offense and dropkicks Balor to the floor, then nails a suicide dive right in front of Lumis, who provided the distraction. We go back to a picture-in-picture commercial.

Back from the break and Balor is stomping away on Gargano. Gargano sends his boots to Balor’s chin for a stiff shot. Gargano mounts offense now. Balor chops him but Gargano nails a clothesline. Gargano with an enziguri to send Balor to the floor. Balor rushes back in to avoid an attack from the ring. Gargano nails the Spear from the apron for 2. Gargano with running double knees in the corner. Gargano goes for a superkick but Balor blocks it with a Slingblade.

Balor superkicks Balor while on his knees. Gargano with another superkick for a 2 count. Balor comes back and drops Gargano for another close 2 count. Balor mounts Gargano with right hands while talking trash. Gargano kicks him and rolls him back for 2. Priest hits the apron to distract the referee, but this allows Gargano to leap off the apron with a cannonball to Dominik on the floor, taking him out. Balor turns it back around on Gargano and hits the corner dropkick.

Balor goes to the top for the Coup de Grace but the music of WWE Hall of Famer Edge hits to a big pop. Dominik is still down at ringside as Ripley and Priest go to the stage to wait for Edge. Edge comes from the crowd instead, shoving Balor off the top turnbuckles to the mat. Balor stumbles to his feet but Gargano nails One Final Beat for the pin to win while Priest and Ripley are still waiting on the apron.

Winner: Johnny Gargano

After the match, Gargano stands tall as the music hits. Priest gets dropped by Lumis at ringside. Edge enters the ring and drops Balor with a Spear. Edge mounts Balor and yells at him about how this is not over. Edge heads to the crowd and stops to look back at Balor while his music plays.

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