Stephanie McMahon makes her way to the ring. She welcomes everyone to Raw. Stephanie says she gave Foley the night off. She responds to the CM Punk chants and then she says it is time to get started..Seth Rollins makes his way to the ring. He wishes Chicago and Stephanie a Merry Christmas. He says he wanted to come out and he wanted to know how things were for Stephanie and HHH. Seth asks if HHH got a new leather jacket or NXT Jammies. Did she give him his manhood back. Seth says he does not know if she has his snow balls or his whole yule log in her purse. Stephanie says that when Seth goes low, she goes high. She reminds Seth that HHH is an executive.
Seth reminds Stephanie that last year HHH was primed for a return to the Royal Rumble. Now he is calling HHH out and begging him to come out. Seth says that HHH will be remembered as the biggest coward. Stephanie says she is not her husband’s keeper and she tells Seth that her husband will be more of a champion than Seth will ever be.
Seth says he came to Chicago for a fight. Last week, Braun Strowman stuck his nose in Seth’s business and he wants Braun Strowman. Roman Reigns’ music plays and he makes his way to the ring. Stephanie guesses that Roman wants to face Strowman tonight. Roman says that Strowman made a big mistake last week and he deserves a big fight. He is here to fight. Seth says if Roman wants Stromwan, he tells Roman to get to the back of the line. Seth says he is not stepping aside. Roman says he will jump the line and teach Strowman a lesson in the back. Seth says that maybe they will go to the back together and teach him a lesson the way they did it in the past. Roman says they should beat him up in the back and then bring him back out and power bomb him through a table. Stephanie likes the idea of that and she throws out her fist like she is in The Shield. She says that Smackdown is in Chicago tomorrow and there is a certain Lunatic Fringe who will be there. Should they reunite the band for one night only? Stephanie says that is too bad because that ain’t gonna to happen. She tells Seth that he can face Braun Strowman. Stephanie then tells Roman he will defend the United States Title tonight against an opponent of her choice.
Braun Strowman versus Seth Rollins
Strowman biels Rollins across the ring. Rollins with a kick and punches and then Rollins drops down and Strowman goes to the floor. Rollins with a suicide dive and Strowman stays on his feet. Rollins runs into a shoulder tackle. Strowman with a forearm across the chest. Strowman with a kick to the chest. Strowman with a forearm to the back and he chokes Rolilns in the ropes. Rollins lands on his feet when Strowman takes him off the ropes. Rollins with an enzuigiri and then Strowman hits the ring post shoulder first. Rollins with two springboard knees to the temple and Strowman stays on his feet. Rollins goes for a third one but Strowman catches Rollins and runs him into the turnbuckles.
Strowman runs into a boot from Rollins. Rollins with a blockbuster followed by a thrust kick and Rollins goes for the Pedigree but Strowman with a back body drop that sends Rollins over the top rope to the floor. Strowman with a running shoulder tackle on the floor and then he sends Rollins back into the ring.
Sami Zayn’s music plays and Zayn comes off the ring steps with a forearm and then he sends Braun into the ring post a few times.
Winner: Braun Strowman (by disqualification)
After the match: Zayn goes into the crowd and Strowman follows after him. Chris Jericho comes out and he hits a Codebreaker on Rollins. Officials come to the ring to point at Jericho to not do anything. Jericho does not care and he hits another Codebreaker. The referees point with more conviction and add yelling to their directions to Jericho.
Kevin Owens versus Roman Reigns for the United States Title
Seth Rollins comes out and he attacks Jericho and hits a thrust kick and Rollins with a Pedigree to Jericho. Owens with a super kick to Rollins on the floor. Reigns with a spear for the three count.
Winner: Roman Reigns
After the match: Reigns and Rollins stand over Owens in the ring. Rollins with a crotch chop and he hits a Pedigree. Reigns hits a spear on Jericho.