RAW Results, Sasha Banks Gets Cover, Indies Hosting WWE Tournament Qualifiers

Shane Undertaker RAW

Pre-Wrestlemia Raw Results

The final RAW before Wrestlemania is in the books. Here’s what went down:

– Shane McMahon attacked the Undertaker with a flying elbow through the announce table!

– Zack Ryder def. Chris Jericho, with help from AJ Styles:

– Charlotte def. Becky Lynch, after Ric Flair got involved:

– Big Show & Kane vs. The Social Outcasts ended in a No Contest:

– The Dudleys & Triple H attacked Roman Reigns:

– Kofi Kingston def. Alberto Del Rio:

– Kalisto def. Konnor:

– Triple H reminds Roman Reigns why he’s a 14-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion:

– R-Truth won’t have Goldust’s back at WrestleMania:

– Ambrose collected ‘implements of destruction’ for his WrestleMania clash with The Beast:

– Emma def. Paige, after Lana interfered. Eva Marie then returned:

– Dolph Ziggler, Sami Zayn & Sin Cara def. Kevin Owens, The Miz & Stardust:

– Roman Reigns tracked down Triple H to the ring:

Other News

– Jonathan Coachman announced that ESPN will be on-site to cover Wrestlemania:

– Snoop Dogg was confirmed for the WWE Hall of Fame:

Sasha Banks On Muscle & Fitness Cover

UK & US Indies Hosting Cruiserweight Qualifiers

EVOLVE, PROGRESS and Revolution Pro Wrestling will host qualifying matches for WWE’s inaugural cruiserweight series.
Independent promotions in the United States and the United Kingdom have announced they will host qualifying matches for WWE Network’s upcoming Global Cruiserweight Series.

U.S.-based EVOLVE Wrestling, and U.K.-based PROGRESS Wrestling and Revolution Pro Wrestling will all host bouts in the coming weeks to help determine participants in WWE’s hotly anticipated 32-competitor tournament, which was announced last month. The tournament, which is limited to athletes 205 pounds or lighter, debuts on WWE Network on July 13, and is set to take place over 10 weeks.

NXT General Manager William Regal was the first to break the news of tournament qualifiers when he appeared at an EVOLVE event in Queens, N.Y., on March 19. Regal was observed behind the curtains at EVOLVE the next night, too, scouting talent. According to EVOLVE, many members of its roster are petitioning to be included in the qualifying matches, the dates and locations of which have not yet been made public.

On Sunday, PROGRESS Wrestling became the second promotion to make its participation known, Periscoping that two Global Cruiserweight Series qualifying matches will take place during a PROGRESS event on April 24, at the Electric Ballroom in Camden Town, London.

Revolution Pro Wrestling followed suit shortly thereafter, announcing that it, too, will host qualifying matches in the U.K.

What international athletes will vie for the chance to compete in WWE’s inaugural Global Cruiserweight Series? Stay tuned to WWE.com for more details as they become available.