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WWE RAW Day 1 Results: The Rock RETURNS and more

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WWE RAW Day 1, held on January 1, 2024, was a night of high-octane action and unexpected returns, headlined by the sensational return of The Rock.

Fans at the event and those watching at home witnessed a series of thrilling matches, each with its own storyline and climax.

Here’s a detailed rundown of the night’s events.

WWE RAW Day 1 Results: The Rock’s Electrifying Return

The highlight of the evening was undoubtedly the return of The Rock. Interrupting Jinder Mahal, who was in the midst of a disparaging tirade against the USA, The Rock made a grand entrance, much to the delight of the fans.

His presence electrified the arena, and his exchange with Mahal was both humorous and intense, culminating in The Rock delivering his signature moves to a resounding cheer from the audience.

Johnson would also tease a huge match with Roman Reigns (indirectly) before making his way to the back.

High-Stakes Championship Matches

The World Heavyweight Championship bout between Seth Rollins and Drew McIntyre was a masterclass in wrestling. Both athletes showcased their strength and skill, with Rollins ultimately retaining his title in a closely-fought contest.

The match was a rollercoaster of emotions, with near falls and high-impact moves keeping the audience on the edge of their seats.

In the Women’s World Championship, Rhea Ripley defended her title against Ivy Nile in a match that displayed both competitors’ athleticism and determination.

Ripley’s victory was hard-earned, as Nile put up a formidable challenge, pushing the champion to her limits.

WWE RAW Day 1 Results: Tag Team Turmoil

The tag team scene was equally exciting. Kofi Kingston and Jey Uso faced off against Imperium in a match that was cut short due to an injury to Giovanni Vinci.

Despite the abrupt end, the action was fast-paced and showcased the agility and teamwork of both teams.

Natalya & Tegan Nox versus Shayna Baszler & Zoey Stark was another tag team highlight.

The match was a showcase of technical prowess and in-ring strategy, with Baszler and Stark emerging victorious.

Singles Showdowns

Becky Lynch and Nia Jax engaged in a gruelling match, with Jax securing a hard-fought victory. The match was a testament to both wrestlers’ resilience and determination, with each athlete pushing the other to their limits.

Cody Rhodes, in a heartfelt promo, called out Shinsuke Nakamura, setting the stage for a future showdown. Rhodes’ intensity and passion were palpable, adding depth to their ongoing storyline.

WWE RAW Day 1 Results: Other Notable Moments

The Miz hosted The Judgment Day on his show, leading to a humorous and chaotic segment that ended in a tag team match.

The Miz and R-Truth teamed up against JD McDonagh and Dominik Mysterio, with The Miz and R-Truth securing a win in a match filled with comedy and action.

Chelsea Green and Niven’s encounter with Kayden Carter and Katana Chance at a club added a touch of drama outside the ring, hinting at future rivalries and alliances.


  • Who won the World Heavyweight Championship at WWE RAW Day 1?
    • Seth Rollins retained his title against Drew McIntyre.
  • What was the outcome of the Women’s World Championship match?
    • Rhea Ripley successfully defended her title against Ivy Nile.
  • Did any tag team matches take place?
    • Yes, there were matches featuring Kofi Kingston & Jey Uso vs. Imperium and Natalya & Tegan Nox vs. Shayna Baszler & Zoey Stark.
  • What was the highlight of the night?
    • The Rock’s return was the standout moment, captivating the audience with his charisma and in-ring action.
  • Were there any surprises or unexpected turns?
    • The Rock’s return was unexpected, and the injury in the Kingston & Uso vs. Imperium match was an unforeseen turn of events.
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